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Fitness Minutes: (7,270) Posts: 10,044 8/3/13 8:19 P
What a way to go.
GOING FOR THE NEW AND FITTED ME
Total SparkPoints: 32,262
SparkPoints Level 15
Posts: 6,238 8/2/13 10:13 P
Wow that sounds great! I only walked the dogs. I drove my son to his interview today and I think it went well. I hope he gets this job. Best wishes, Linda from bean town
Linda from bean town EST
current weight: 125.0
Posts: 288 8/2/13 7:51 P
After a week at girls camp for our church with no computer access i am so glad to be back to my sparks page and family. It was a eye opener on how much i missed tracking my food and exercise over the week. I had to do a lot of guess work and tomorrow I'll check the scale and see how the week faired or should i say i faired. . Not a lot of control on the types of food, but put in a lot of exercise hiking and walking around camp and most of it was uphill or lots of steps, also got some time to do some canoeing while at camp. The weather was great with temps in the mid to low 70's during the day and cool at night.
MOVING AND MAINTAINING
current weight: -2.0 under
Fitness Minutes: (7,270) Posts: 10,044 8/2/13 6:44 P
Wishing you an awesome time. Did pretty good today after two days of pain. Pain free today the rain is gone. Praise God.
GOING FOR THE NEW AND FITTED ME
Total SparkPoints: 32,262
SparkPoints Level 15
Fitness Minutes: (14,972) Posts: 4,146 8/2/13 6:42 P
Happy Friday to everybody and thank you so much for the lovely welcome.
Today is my cheat day. Mom and I are going to Olive Garden. For those that don't know it's a chain of Italian restaurants and their sooo good. I so look forward to our dinners all week. I especially look forward to a rich chocolate dessert. I hope they have such a thing at Olive Garden. I'm also looking forward to a glass of wine. I rarely drink but I enjoy a glass of wine with Italian food.
I did my 10 minute burst this morning. It gets my blood pumping for the day. I'm sore from my booty video yesterday so I might take today off. We'll see how it goes.
Well that's it for today. I hope you all have a wonderfully, blessed day and I'll be back tomorrow.
Edited by: RPCLEM2000 at: 8/2/2013 (18:44)
Pam: I have reached my weight loss goal and lost 103 lbs. I will be forever grateful to my Spark Friends and my Lord who guides me.
Pounds lost: 103.0
Posts: 2,562 8/2/13 1:15 P
Today's workout: Cardio, core, weights, two Sparkpeople videos, stretching Hopefully a morning and an afternoon walk.
Posts: 3,247 8/2/13 11:23 A
Good morning team! Hit an all time record for distance this morning on my run - 5 miles! Super excited. Playing hooky from the office to take the girls to the pool. Just have a few more weeks until school starts :( Everyone have a fabulous Friday!
~Mandy~ I'll make it to the moon, if I have to crawl.
Maintaining since August 2012
Central Time Zone
March Minutes: 95
Fitness Minutes: (32,489) Posts: 3,618 8/2/13 10:16 A
Phoenix is finally hitting its "humid" season. :( Had a 1.6 mile hike this morning, pre-dawn, with 518 feet elevation gain. A good morning workout! The humidity did slow us down a bit.
"Humid" in Phoenix is anything over 20%. Weather report shows 48% right now...
Julia Sonoran Desert Joyfully owned by two retired racing greyhounds. Happily vegetarian for 39 years.
Team Co-Leader: SP Class of May 6-12, 2012
March Minutes: 50
Posts: 1,062 8/2/13 10:06 A
TGIF! I had a tough time sleeping again last night. At least this morning I remembered my coffee! The weather is cool and damp. I plan a stop at the farmer's market on the way home and then the long cooked dinner of short ribs that was put off from yesterday. This weekend is Seafair and getting out on the boat is obligatory. We will also be celebrating my mother-in-law's 80th birthday with a family dinner at a nice restaurant. Sunday I'm singing for both services at church, so tomorrow is my only chance for sleeping in!
current weight: 124.4
Fitness Minutes: (78,644) Posts: 10,952 8/2/13 9:37 A
Yay, everyone sounds so upbeat, focused, and hopeful! Guess part of that is Friday? Anyway, I've been having some good fitness lately. I had 3 swimming lessons this week, and we've gone through everything except butterfly stroke. The only stroke I don't need to unlearn is my side stroke, though I really concentrated on form yesterday and was pleased with how fast I could go. So yesterday I walked at lunch and swam about 200 m according to the instructor. Today, I went for an early run to try a 0.25 km astroturf track. I found I didn't really like the mushiness of the track, and I think the circuit is too small for my GPS watch to measure the distance accurately, because my time was WAY off. Hoping for a practice swim after work.
Celia Maintaining since May 19, 2012
current weight: 3.4 over
Posts: 1,807 8/2/13 7:56 A
Hey Hey It's Friday!
Looks like everyone is off to a good start. We didn't get our bike ride in last night due to unexpected company, but I did get two 20-min walks in at work, then before bed, did some ab work.
Still resting my heel so Logould, I will live vicariously through you and your runs for a while.
"Even if you are losing, you might as well keep playing"
Shelby Hyatt Freshman Dallas Academy basketball player after losing 100-0
current weight: -4.0 under
Fitness Minutes: (24,530) Posts: 565 8/2/13 7:27 A
Happy Friday! I am traveling today and am at the airport right now for an early flight, but I didn't let that stop me from logging into SP or doing a brief HIIT workout this morning. =) It's been one of the craziest weeks I've had in a long time, but I am trying to push through it and stick with my program. I won't be able to do much working out today, so I'm going to do my best to keep my calories low today.
Have a great day!
current weight: -6.8 under
Fitness Minutes: (27,584) Posts: 4,219 8/2/13 7:18 A
Hello team and Pam! Happy Friday to everyone and good luck to all of you who are racing this weekend and to those of you who are relaxing - ENJOY! A bit over on nutrition yesterday, but was a bit light the day before and will watch it more closely today. Couple that with a run this morning, a race tomorrow and then a long, slow run Sunday, and I' should be able to maintain, if not drop another quarter to half pound this week. Hope you all have a marvelous weekend!
Rain started just as we gathered, so off to the warehouse for a ST workout - still have a race tomorrow and it should be a beautiful morning Sunday for a long slow run.
Edited by: LOGOULD at: 8/2/2013 (09:29)
"Success is the result of what you do when the Woo Hoo is all through....."-ON2VICTORY (Robert)
"The miracle isn't that I finished...the miracle is I had the courage to start." - John 'The Penguin
current weight: 10.0 over
Posts: 1,988 8/2/13 6:43 A
Hellooo Pam - You're going to love it here. And good morning to all my teammates. Sounds like everyone's finding ways to stay active. Yesterday was my weight training day with the PT at my gym. We worked on legs. Whew. I did a new balance exercise on different equipment and watching my legs wobble as I lifted the medicine ball was pretty funny - but it also showed me how strong those leg muscles were getting.
I'm doing the #backontrack in August challenge - not because I've strayed so far away from a track but because I just feel the need for a little goal oriented structure these days. It'll be fun to see if how I do this month. If there's time today I'll blog about it.
Believe it Do it Become it
51 Maintenance Weeks
Posts: 3,431 8/2/13 6:03 A
Good morning all, and welcome to Pam. So glad you are here. Congratulations on reaching maintenance last month!
Up early waiting to see day light so I can put my kayak into the water. Heading out with a friend before work starts. I love getting exercise this way.
Knocked off a hard work task yesterday going through all stages of frustration and flow and finally accomplishment. Not only is it done, it is done early. Pretty pleased with that.
I hope everyone has a good Friday on their way to a weekend. Toni
Toni Go slow to go fast. Maintaining since September 15, 2012
77 Maintenance Weeks
Fitness Minutes: (75,452) Posts: 5,271 8/2/13 6:00 A
ITS BEEN GOOD SLEEPING WEATHER HERE
Posts: 664 8/2/13 5:17 A
Good Morning All, And I though I got up early. Six hours sleep seems to be the norm for me these days. If I sleep well in those six I consider myself lucky.
I did sleep well last night so between that and the reading on the scale, I'm off to a good start. Excited about the weather for today as I intend to take out the hobby car and head to the mountains or at the least out to the country back roads.
Have a great day. Tell someone you love, that you love them.
"Striving to be Better" ____________________
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Watch your thoughts for they become words. Watch your words for they become actions. Watch your actions for they become habits. Watch your habits for they become your character. And watch your character for it becomes your destiny. What
current weight: -1.6 under
Fitness Minutes: (79,713) Posts: 1,042 8/2/13 4:05 A
Good morning and welcome, Pam!
After 6 hrs of sleep, I'm up and have that little kid excitement about going to the River and seeing all the people I love in the place I love! I'm making Buffalo Cauliflower Bites (recipe on SP, the one without flour) for the "Island Hop".
I am headed to the gym at 5:00 am for 30 min elliptical and 60 min RIPPED class. I agree that a good workout, eating healthy, taking care of this earthly vessel keeps me balanced emotionally as well as physically. I'm so proud to be where I am and confident I can stay here and help pass it on to my granddaughter and everyone I care about!
Happy Friday to all my dear friends here!!
current weight: -1.5 under
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