One Month
Wednesday, March 17, 2010      4 comments

In reviewing my progress, I have been with SparkPeople for 1 month and I have come so far mentally and physically. I feel good. I have lost a total of 18 pounds since November, 7.2 pounds while on the Spark. April 1, I will complete my measur... Read more
Excitement for Tuesday
Monday, March 15, 2010      4 comments

Tomorrow Greg is speaking at Washburn University about the Spark book and process. I have read a majority of the book, but anxious to hear his spin on the book. I believe the book is one to read several times to really digest all the informati... Read more
Lots of Walking
Wednesday, March 10, 2010      4 comments

Today I walked all over our campus completing a job task and we covered 40 acres. Thankfully I had my walking shoes on and the weather also cooperated - no rain. Unfortunately, there was no real cardio but I was on my feet walking for 2 ho... Read more
Grocery Store Field Trip
Tuesday, March 09, 2010      3 comments

Saturday I went on a field trip to the grocery store to help us become healthier shoppers and staying within a budget. Here are some of the tips that I picked up (wish I could have video taped the leader - she has a lot of knowledge). ... Read more
Shopping Tour at the Grocery Store
Saturday, March 06, 2010      0 comments

Today, I am going on a shopping tour of the grocery store on how to shop for value and high nutrient focus. I feel pretty confident in reading labels, but it will be beneficial to learn additional tips. This tour is being offered through my em... Read more
Thank goodness it is Friday.
Friday, March 05, 2010      1 comments

What a day! Busy - hectic - running to meetings here and there. My husband was home yesterday sick with a cold and he still has it. I think I am fighting it instead of coming down with it full speed. Resting tonite and will hit the exercises ... Read more
Confession Time
Thursday, March 04, 2010      5 comments

Thursday is my "off" day of the week. I have been battling a small cold and my husband stayed home today with the cold and is miserable tonite. I did not want to have to cook and so I stopped on my way home and picked up supper. Nope - it was... Read more
I feel good!
Wednesday, March 03, 2010      3 comments

I had a great workout tonite. I love Wednesday workouts because I get pumped and it helps me to focus the rest of the week on my fitness and nutrition. This weekend the weather is to be warmer - 50's Yahoo! It is going to be a great rest of th... Read more
Workout with my Mom
Saturday, February 27, 2010      3 comments

Today was great! Today I worked out with my mom when visiting her at the wellness center. My mother battles Parkinson's and works out to keep her muscles limber and stretched 5 days a week. However, because I asked if we could work out, she c... Read more
I feel good!
Friday, February 26, 2010      2 comments

Today I feel really good about my progress. I weighed myself today and the scale was wonderful - 184.8. My weigh-in is on Monday and I am really going to focus and not get off track while eating with family this weekend. I really like this... Read more
Tuesday, February 23, 2010      1 comments

Today, I am thrilled. Ask me why? My mindset is finally turning around. Yes, I have focused on my workouts, exercising 5 out of 7 days a week. But today...I'm feeling more positive and comfortable about my nutrition. Notice I said "nutr... Read more
Mental Health Day
Monday, February 22, 2010      4 comments

Yesterday I thought I was feeling pretty good, but I dealt with lower back pain most of the day and it affected my workout energy - just couldn't focus and get it done. In addition, I did not sleep well last night - maybe 2 hours of sleep. Yes... Read more
Review of my nutrition
Saturday, February 20, 2010      3 comments

I have been looking at my nutrient report and concerned about the sodium and cholesterol numbers. Granted I have only been using the tracking system for one week and I have ordered the book, but oh my gosh the levels must go down. Trying to re... Read more
One Day at a Time
Wednesday, February 17, 2010      3 comments

I've been on Spark People since Saturday and like the many options it provides. I originally got on it for the food journal - keeps me honest and on track. I have been trying to get the fitness tracker down - still working on that. Every ... Read more

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