ELONKA1
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Quick and easy Meals
Monday, May 07, 2018      1 comments

Less time, still healthy!: Oatmeal, chopped nuts, blueberries Peanut butter sandwich, apple slices, milk Tuna with relish and mayo, slice of bread, milk, banana Leftover cooked chicken, lettuce, strawberries, pasta, almond sliv... Read more
Return from Vacation
Monday, September 11, 2017      2 comments

I was very proud that I did a good job following my program in a number of ways on vacation: a cruise ship with constant and abundant food calling my name! Also a visit to a big city and land trips while on the cruise. On the cruise, I started o... Read more
Down 1/2 lb. and feeling stronger!
Monday, July 24, 2017      3 comments

Hi Glad I am still moving off of my plateau - 7.5 lbs. to go! Looking forward to going down a size in slacks. But any downward trend on the scale would be great! I do notice my exercise tees no longer show a bulge above the waist and in the bac... Read more
Down 2!
Monday, July 17, 2017      1 comments

Hurryay! I'm finally getting off my plateau. Last week I increased my daily cardio from 30 min,. 4 days a week to 45-60 minutes per day. I also took note that my workouts had been getting boring and even strength training was not up to par. ... Read more
Circuit training
Wednesday, July 12, 2017      4 comments

I have begun to do circuits of my own design for some of my cardio training, expecially when I need to do it indoors even during these summer months. Today seemd like a rainy one and I hadn't done circuit in a few weeks. I like to do step ups ... Read more
At it once again
Tuesday, July 04, 2017      1 comments

Hello! I just restarted the SparkCoach Plateau Program after semi-following it for 6 weeks. I've stayed under 152 lbs. so although my weight has gone up and done a bit, it's a bit. I did not go back up to 158, where this all started. Having ... Read more
Exercise
Thursday, June 15, 2017      1 comments

I am currently doing an inconsistent workout. I do at least once a week upper bodfy, once a week loer body strength training. I do at least 1 30 minute session of cardio per week. the rest is what I do. I may go biking with friends 1-3 times p... Read more
Weigh Day
Thursday, June 01, 2017      4 comments

I've jsut read some very helpful advice from SparkCoach regarding the best ways to use the weight scale. I have benn weighing my self on my same home scale, first thing in the morning, before coffe and breakfast, as suggested. I typically weigh... Read more
Change it up!
Monday, May 29, 2017      2 comments

I had already started doing a circuit workout for some of my strength training each week when I read the SparkCaoch article on it. I do find that it is much less boring to do a set of Exercise A with 15-20 reps, then a set of Exercise B, 15-20 ... Read more
Support one another!
Friday, May 26, 2017      5 comments

I had re-gained several pounds after much work and have been on a plateau for a month. A week ago, I decided to get off my losing interest-getting bored butt to do SparkCoach every day, track my nutrtion, eat 95% healthy foods and exercise 4/7 d... Read more
New Start
Saturday, May 20, 2017      3 comments

I've been trying - and not trying - to lose those last 10 lbs. for over a month. Got bored with following Sparkpeople each day, and planning and measuring foods. People's posts and blogs seemed boring too, especially the ones which only said ... Read more
Doldrums
Friday, May 19, 2017      1 comments

Thank goodness for my daily SparkCoach pages! I guess because I paid for it, I go to it every day, even when I haven't been feeling like tracking and challenges etc. etc. Just like just get a small start and you can keep going. A small stop can ... Read more
Bust the Stress!
Tuesday, May 02, 2017      1 comments

Today's new goal is to bust the stress in my life. I take care of my elderly parents two and a half days a week, which include overnights.... Read more
Planned Rest Day
Friday, April 28, 2017      2 comments

I have a number of health goals as well as a weight loss goal. Ten lbs. to goI'm working on increasing my daily activity to include more cardio with intervals of high intensity and walking to improve my blood pressure (on meds for that) , endur... Read more
Getting bored but SparkCoach keeps me going.
Friday, April 14, 2017      2 comments

SparkCoach seems to know just when I need a swift kick in the pants. I know how to track food and have a basic fitness plan for myself. I want to keep going and keep motivated. Sparkpeople and SparkCoach has given me the idea to create new goal... Read more

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