Hello to myself, and my spark community. I've been neglecting you for quite awhile. Thank you sparkpeople for keeping my page and history active. I can use this to gain perspective for the journey forward.
Today I am thinking about sugar, ... Read more
Spark Friends cheers
Good to see many of my Spark friends working on their goals. I salute you.... Read more
Hanging in there...
The new 5% Challenge is about to start and I'm reflecting on where I am. So far this year, I've focused on creating balance and health while managing the changes of my new job, and all the changes that brings - schedule, skills, people. I'm do... Read more
Catching up with the team...
I'm glad to be part of the Starfish team, and working at contributing as we go along. I've been making it quick though, as the last month has involved starting a new job after being laid off a full year. I'm focusing on getting in a good rhyth... Read more
Fall 2012 5% Challenge #1 pre-challenge
Why do I want to lose weight?
For me, this is about healthy lifestyle and quality of life as it affects my ability to do everything.
At 52, I am dealing with a combination of chronic health concerns that are often challenging to me, and... Read more
Check out this SP link
So I haven't been much of a blogger so far, but I wanted to share this blog I just saw with all of you as I thought it was great, and I also wanted to link to it so I can review it myself over and over:
t/e1/... Read more
Good walk today!
Well, I did not make it to take my walking shoes to work today as planned. I got up late, and was running late, and didn't have time to think about it. I didn't get to take a lunch break anyway, and worked late too. Even so, when I got home, ... Read more
Learning to use Challenge Teams to motivate myself
Week one of the Winter-1 5% Challenge team combines exercise and blog participation for challenges. This is my second attempt at the 5% challenge and I am sticking with the Starfish team. I'm not a very competitive person, but need the motivat... Read more
Do it! Don't wait!
Only a month in, and I'm "getting back on track". I did not track my food for several days, and did no exercise to track either. Monday, I awoke with a strong migraine that wiped me out all day, meds and all. Tuesday, I had a morning follow u... Read more
So yesterday on my walk, I started off with one of my favorite songs on my ipod, a Seal song called The Right Life, a little faster paced than some. The trail starts off with an incline, not steep, but definitely an incline. So keeping pace wit... Read more
Pedometer is my friend today!
I exercised four days in a row! Today I am tired. I have it planned to take today off from exercise, but still need to burn 192 more calories through exercise. I am going to a workshop today, so I will wear my pedometer and see if that will g... Read more