Wow, where DID it all go? The last couple of weekends have been CRA-ZY. Memorial Day weekend I stayed in town, but that Friday night I went out to see a play. Saturday I went rowing and spent half the morning hanging out and chatting with my... Read more
Did you know your body can only absorb about 20 grams of protein at a time? The rest just goes right on through (lol). So it's much better and more effective to eat your protein in smaller doses throughout the day rather than all at one time. ... Read more
So I've been getting pretty spotty about my food logging lately. I know exactly why, too. Since I've been on the 7 fruit and vegetables program, I have been feeling MUCH better and I have lost some weight. So, I don't feel like I should have ... Read more
I've been going to a new acupuncturist lately for my back and I really have had some great pain relief. My back was definitely "in crisis" and she has pulled it back to "normal for me" which means, hurts most of the time but not that bad. So I... Read more
So yesterday I went out to the lake and got in a single for the first time in about 8 months. A single is a one-person rowing boat but these are not "rowboats" these are racing shells - therefore they are SUPER tippy and unstable - if you do no... Read more
I was feeling fat today so I hopped on the scale and what do you know, I've lost 5 pounds. How did that happen? I guess it must be from all of the freggies, that's the main thing I've done differently lately, is my attempt to get in 7 servings... Read more
So I buy a certain amount of stuff on the Amazon subscribe and save program because 1) it is cheap 2) I am shockingly lazy. And I found these:
They are 30 calories... Read more
So….. my "Project Reboot" started at the end of March and ran all the way through April. I set myself a bunch of nutritional and positive habit goals like getting back on Spark, getting more veggies, more sleep, more water etc. I can't say that... Read more
So, since I got food poisoning on my business trip two weeks ago, last week was mostly spent trying to get caught up on all my work stuff. I feel like I am almost caught up now and have started trying to pay more attention to my healthy eating ... Read more
So I heard something about this on the radio over the weekend and went looking for it online this morning. Sure enough, there's a new study out that we eat SEVEN servings of fruit and veg a day (now, a serving is not necessarily huge, but that'... Read more
Researchers say that both cardio and weightlifting help your memory, both in different ways.
Which is really kinda scary because what with all the exercise I've been doing if this is HELPING I don't really want to know what my memory woul... Read more
Well. The business trip started out pretty well, with some healthy choices and even a session on the elliptical at the hotel gym, and then...
I got food poisoning.
Out-both-ends, head-in-the-toilet, horrible cramping pains, kill-me... Read more
SWEET. Hit EVERY LAST ONE OF MY FITNESS GOALS TODAY!
Now THAT is progress.
If at first you don't succeed - KEEP ON TRYING!
I'm totally buying myself those socks. Maybe I'll buy the socks and the jersey I want and have the socks ... Read more
Regarding my long long list of healthy stuff I'm trying to do:
I'm seeing a definite pattern here where the week starts out strong, fades by the end of the week, completely craters on the weekend, and then starts out good on Monday again. ... Read more
So, I tried kayaking yesterday with a group I found on meetup. I do not own a kayak, but the organizer rented kayaks and towed them down there for us. This is the third time I have kayaked but the first two were sort of "special occasion" kaya... Read more