A little luck, a little deception, a little surprise
So, in 1 2 3 order. I got lucky on the bonus wheel this week and won one of Coach Nicole's DVDs. One of the two I was considering ordering this month so "Yea me!"
I input my exercise information before I go to the gym because I know it's ... Read more
Can someone 'splain please?
Okay, I've been on SparkPeople for quite a while now and I've been pretty faithful in using the food tracker. Lately I've noticed changes, particularly today. It used to be that anyting you put in counted toward your total up to 15 items. I'v... Read more
Spring has finally arrived
I enjoy spring, I really do, but this year it seemed to be just out of reach. I live in coastal Mississippi where the average yearly temp is , oh 80 F. But, this year spring has barely risen above 60 on most days. I dont mind really because I... Read more
Fortnight of ........fun?
Yeeesh, it's been a bad two weeks. On the way home from the gym last Monday my car dies, at a red light at rush hour. Was Thursday before the verdict came back that my Kia was deader than dead. So, had to go car shopping Friday, got a clunk... Read more
Getting, umm, better?
Okay, so have heard from some of you that you are having the same prob w/the BodyMedia, glad to know I'm not alone. But, the last few days it has gotten more accurate, or at least closer to the same count I'm getting as far as work out time. ... Read more
So I do 30 minutes on the bike, 5 minutes on the staircase to no where, 5 minutes on the rowing machine. Now, in my math that adds up to 40 minutes of aerobic training. Add in 20 minutes of weight work. That should be an hour, right? Well, ... Read more
Got a BodyMedia Fit today. After syncing it w/SparkPeople I suddenly realized that I can no longer get away w/fudging some of my fitness info. Yeah, I know we're not suppose to exaggerate but I'm sure I have more than once. But now, I have to... Read more
So I've spent the week reviewing what I SHOULD be doing, what I am doing and how I feel about it all. Yes, I could be doing alot more toward getting healthy. I could be doing even more about losing weight but the steps I've taken this far is ... Read more
Where's the TARDIS when you need it?
Do you ever wish you could go back in time? Say if you had been overweight your entire life, lost 77 lbs when you were 23? Of course, you gained it all back. Would you want to go back to that time even if you knew that you only lost that weight... Read more
Boy, have I fallen behind
Just realized it has been well over a year since I posted to this blog.
It doesn't seem possible but.... Read more
Got on the scale this morning, I've lost four of the fourteen pounds I put on lost month. That made me happy. Now, to continue this journey and lose the rewst of that so I can start moving even further along my way to fitness. ... Read more
why does October exist?
October has always been a bad month for me. It was even worse this year. After my 3 month check up w/the edocrinologist I was informed that I had GAINED 14 lbs in three months. I knew I had gained and I even gave up on SparkPeople the last tw... Read more
Back in the saddle
Thanks to all who offered good wishes for my surgery this morning. Everything went wonderfully, the procedure actually took less than an hour with no complications. ... Read more
Surgery tomorrow, exercising again Friday YEAH!!
So, tomorrow is the big day. I go in at 7:00 am to have the stricture in my throat stretched out. According to my surgeon, Dr. Butcher (YES, that's his real name) I should be able to get back to a regular work out schedule in a day or two sinc... Read more
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Sharing progress, set backs and hopes
I haven't written in a while because I haven't had news. But, today I went to the enocrinologist, I've been having low blood sugar incidents, on average 2-3 a week. Well, today I was told my A1c is 4.7. Yow! My cholesterol, overall, is 88. ... Read more