Sparking DOUBLE TIME!
Friday, January 15, 2010 9 comments
Lately I've been shifting my baseline treadmill speed to 5 mph instead of 4 mph, with occasional bursts of 6 mph. One of the consequences of doing this is that songs which were formerly just right for 4 mph no longer are. BUT one of the cool res... Read more
Keeping the SPARK Alive!
Tuesday, January 12, 2010 15 comments
I thought I would pass along one of my motivational strategies for folks to consider. On one of my SparkTeams a relative newcomer posted for suggestions on how to stay motivated. Many positive ideas were offered such as being kind to oneself, fo... Read more
Baby It's Cold INSIDE!
Saturday, January 09, 2010 17 comments
I keep my workout room closed to the rest of the house for a number of reasons: I don't have to HEAT it (I'm cheap...lol!), it is nice and cool for my workouts, I don't disturb others as much with my music and it is free from cats and their FUR... Read more
Monday, January 04, 2010 13 comments
...it's what is left after one's Second Wind fades! Did some great 'millwork tonight where I kept the speed at 5-6 mph throughout the entire 40 mins. No 4 mph tonight! Had a great helping hand near the end from Pat Metheny's song "Third Win... Read more
Alive ---> THRIVE!
Sunday, January 03, 2010 16 comments
Who ME? Run?
Friday, December 18, 2009 13 comments
I enjoyed reading another members' blog about discovering that he could RUN and got to thinking about how I just can't BELIEVE I can run these days! It just doesn't even occur to me that I CAN run except once in a while like tonight while headin... Read more
Frazzled & Frantic But Holding the Line w/ Healthy Choices
Thursday, December 17, 2009 6 comments
Going crazy dealing with BOTH a pellet stove that isn't burning right and an oil furnace that isn't running and here we are zooming down to our first single-digit night...argh! Service fellow is coming to save the day...after hours fees and all,... Read more
Another Holiday Temptation Hurdle Cleared!
Friday, December 11, 2009 13 comments
BRR am I ever feeling the COLD these days without all my "extra padding!" As I said in my status update...this must be the only drawback to having lost the weight I have...lol! I did well today at our agency's buffet luncheon...even if they... Read more
Nailing Backslides Before They Happen!
Thursday, December 10, 2009 13 comments
An old colleague of mine from back at the state psychiatric hospital sent me a note recently with some holiday wishes and letting me know she was sending me a nut roll next week. Hmm...temptation! Normally I wouldn't bat an eye, but a nasty thou... Read more
One BIG Thank You!
Tuesday, December 08, 2009 5 comments
...going out to everyone who sends me SparkGoodies and pep talks on my blogs and SparkPage! Since losing out on my SparkPeople access at work and being so CRAZY/BUSY at home, etc...my SparkTime has been greatly trimmed and as much as the sp... Read more
A Rash of Spark Spreading!
Sunday, December 06, 2009 8 comments
I'm telling EVERYONE about SP! Today I read in our local newspaper about a new fitness trainer who was on Biggest Loser....just opened his own business. I sent him an e-mail singing the praises of SP and encouraged him to spread the SPARK to his... Read more
Reflections: Planning to Plan
Friday, December 04, 2009 5 comments
Adding to my reflections over my Thanksgiving weekend setback...had read JCORYCMA's blog "Planning to Plan," ( www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
al.asp?blog_id=2600190 ) which inspired a few more thoughts. ... Read more
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