It didn't rain during my first 5K!
Sunday, June 05, 2011      4 comments

It was the Lake Chabot Trail run in Castro Valley. It couldn't have been a more beautiful place to run at for my first 5K. The weatherman had predicted rain during the entire week, and it had rained yesterday. I was surprised, though, when I wok... Read more
My first 5K is on Sunday and it might rain!
Wednesday, June 01, 2011      2 comments

I just found out yesterday after checking the weather report that there is a 60% chance that it will rain on Sunday, and it just happens to be the day that I will be running my first 5K. The other piece of important information I learned is... Read more
I lost another pound!!!
Thursday, May 26, 2011      3 comments

I can't express how excited I am about seeing the needle move downward on the scale because for so long I was stuck on 137. I'd lose a half pound then gain a pound. This repetitive yo yo cycle haunted me. It wasn't until I joined Spark that now ... Read more
Does this ever happen to you?
Tuesday, May 24, 2011      2 comments

I am getting to know myself through and through by using the nutrition tracker as well as the fitness tracker. This is a good thing because the nutrition tracker forces me to be honest about what I’m eating, and I can’t deceive myself about the ... Read more
Ahhhhh...magnificent sleep
Friday, May 20, 2011      0 comments

You know what it feels like. You awaken in the morning without that negative voice scolding you for what you did not accomplish yet, what you still need to do, what you did do that didn't work well, how you could have done something better, etc.... Read more
Sleep Journal
Thursday, May 12, 2011      1 comments

Slept 9 hours last night; however, I woke up at 2:30 a.m. to use the bathroom and couldn't get back to sleep for at least an hour. Things I did: Did my 40 minutes of strength training - for some reason I felt it more than the other tim... Read more
Sleep Journal
Wednesday, May 11, 2011      3 comments

Slept 8 hours last night. Things I did yesterday: Walk/ran 2.5 miles Walked for an additional hour Took my vitamins - Folic Acid, Multi, calcium Watched a little bit of Dancing with the Stars Physical activity seems to be th... Read more
Sleep Journal - Day 10
Thursday, May 05, 2011      0 comments

Sleeping so much better these days that it's hard to believe I struggled for so long with not getting enough of it. Exercise for sure is what's helping me. My body is slightly sore, but I don't care because I'm getting my sleep. I slept 9 h... Read more
Sleep Journal - Day 9
Wednesday, May 04, 2011      1 comments

Went to bed at 11 pm and awakened at 7 a.m. Slept for 8 hours. Felt great upon awakening Last night, because I did the walk/run day 1 of the second week training for the 5K, I noticed that my glutes were really fired up. I could feel them a... Read more
Sleep Journal - Day 8
Tuesday, May 03, 2011      0 comments

Beyond a walk, I did not exercise yesterday. I took a multivitamin. Did not take Folic Acid because I took it with me when I spent the weekend at a friend's and couldn't find it anywhere when I got back home. Long story short, I slept 8 hou... Read more
Signed up for my first 5K
Monday, May 02, 2011      0 comments

It will be on June 5 at Lake Chabot Regional Park. I'm excited about it.... Read more
Working out helps my sleep
Friday, April 29, 2011      0 comments

I've noticed that since I started working out, my sleep had improved from 6 hours a night to up to 10 hours a night! I feel so much calmer. I recommend working out to anyone having trouble sleeping.... Read more
Sleep Journal - Day 5
Thursday, April 28, 2011      0 comments

Went to bed at 10 pm. Got up at 4:00 to go to the bathroom. Went back to bed and slept until 7:30. 10 hours sleep! I've never slept so well in my life. Things I did yesterday: Full body workout for 45 min. Folic acid I believe t... Read more
Sleep Journal - Day 4
Wednesday, April 27, 2011      0 comments

Went to bed at 11 pm, awakened at 2 am, went to the bathroom. Went back to bed and awakened at 7:30 a.m. 8.5 hours sleep is good for me. Yesterday I took my folic acid, my multivitamin, Omega 3, and calcium before bed. Yesterday I st... Read more
Sleep Journal - Day 3
Tuesday, April 26, 2011      0 comments

Went to bed at 10:00 p.m. Awakened at 1:30 to use the bathroom, then back to bed. Awakened at 8:15 a.m. Wow! I must have needed that sleep. What I did different yesterday than the day before. I took 2 Tylenol Allergy capsules. Had ... Read more

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