APRIL1960's Blogs

Happy Monday!
Monday, January 12, 2009     

I am off to a great start this week after a wonderfully successful weekend watching my eating and exercising!... Read more
Another good day
Thursday, January 08, 2009     

Another good day today. Stayed on track with my meal plans.... Read more
Back on track
Wednesday, January 07, 2009     

Well after a year long battle with plantar fascitis, I am finally pain-free and able to start working out. I can only do about 15 minutes on the Gazelle as compared to 60 minutes on the Elliptical, but it's a start!... Read more
Back in the game
Sunday, July 01, 2007     

It's been a challenging few weeks. I've had to hold off on exercising due to a problem with the muscles in one of my feet. I haven't had internet access for almost two weeks so was not tracking my food. I feel like I've gained some weight bac... Read more
This week's progress
Friday, June 01, 2007     

Okay, it should really say "this past two weeks progress" because I did not get to post a blog last week...I had my 8 month old grandson for a week and let me tell you, I did not get much done with him around! LOL!! Still having a bit of t... Read more
Where I Am Today
Tuesday, May 15, 2007     

When I began exercising in December 2006, I was fortunate if I could do 15 minutes on the elliptical trainer three days a week. I have severe asthma. I was on three different medications and usually required 1-2 breathing treatments a week. I... Read more
This week's progress
Friday, May 11, 2007     

Another good week for me. I have done excellent on all my food plans. I am also doing great with my work-outs. I have started jogging on the treadmill three days a week. I am currently doing 60 minutes at 3.5 mph. On alternate days, I d... Read more
Happy Friday!
Friday, May 04, 2007     

Things are going well in my healthy new life! I have joined 24 Hour Fitness and am enjoying all the varied programs that I can do. I am also training to run 10k on the treadmill. So far, I am up to jogging for four minutes and then walkin... Read more
Happy Monday morning!
Monday, April 23, 2007     

Hello everyone in SparkPeople Land!! I am still here, still going strong, still losing weight. Spring is here and it is so lovely outside. I really enjoy this time of year. Keep on Sparkin'!!... Read more
New measurements
Thursday, April 05, 2007     

These are my stats from my last measurements three months ago: Weight loss: 26 pounds Body fat loss: 2.7% Fat mass loss: 16.27 Lean mass loss: 9.73 Total inches lost: 24.75 I am VERY pleased with these results.... Read more
Virtual walk to Cleveland
Thursday, April 05, 2007     

On 04/04/07 I walked 45 miles to the lovely town of Rocheport, Missouri. -- Population 208. Rocheport is near the middle of the Katy Trail, a 225 mile long bike path stretching across the state of Missouri. Rocheport offers... Read more
My virtual walk to Cleveland
Tuesday, April 03, 2007     

Today I made it just past the town of Sweet Springs, Missouri. Known early on as Claysville, Sweet Springs began as a stopping place for pioneers who were making their way across the Missouri River. The town's first settlers came from Kentucky ... Read more
Virtual jog
Saturday, March 31, 2007     

I started my virtual jog today from Missouri to Ohio. I made it 55 miles. It was a cool morning for a jog. Not many people out at 6 am on a Saturday. The worms were out in full force and I sure had a time not crushing any of them. They all ... Read more
Thursday, March 29, 2007     

Today I decided I would break another mental stronghold and jog instead of just walking. It went fairly well. I did not jog the entire time, but I did jog for at least 75% of the time. Here are my stats: 3.34 mile jog in 55 minutes - cal... Read more
Meeting my first mini goal
Wednesday, March 28, 2007     

Today I met my first mini goal, and ahead of schedule by one week! I wanted to be to 225 by my birthday (April 5) and today that is what I weighed. I will set my next mini goal to be under 200 pounds by July 4th. I have been working v... Read more

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