EMI412's Blogs

Calorie minefield ahead!
Wednesday, April 06, 2011      3 comments

Okay, so I've been maintaining for a while, and am now trying once again to lose that last little bit. I've been on track the last three days, and my husband will be leaving on Saturday for a weeklong business trip, which usually helps me to sta... Read more
I Can't Make Up My Mind
Thursday, January 27, 2011      1 comments

I noticed recently that I have so many different fitness goals that I keep hopping between them, working on first one, then another. Here are all I can think of right now, but there might be others: -Run 3 miles in 30 minutes -Swim a mile wi... Read more
Biggest Loser WHAT?
Wednesday, January 19, 2011      0 comments

This morning I watched Biggest Loser, which I had DVR'ed... WOW ----------------------------
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Getting Back into Swimming
Thursday, December 30, 2010      1 comments

In junior high and the first two years of high school I was on the swim team. I had swim practice every day - an hour on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, an hour and a half Tuesdays and Thursdays. Eventually, I got moved into lane 5 (the fastest... Read more
Merry Christmas
Monday, December 27, 2010      0 comments

I am so glad it's December 27. We had old friends from college in town December 20-23. It was great to see them, but it kept me BUSY. On December 21, I was running a special memorial service for a homelessness organization to remember homel... Read more
2.5 down, 5 to go
Thursday, December 02, 2010      5 comments

I don't know what the deal is, but I weighed in at 155 today... I've been weighing every day, which I don't normally do, but in this push to hit my goal weight, I wanted a symbol of accountability every day. Anyway, my weights were 156.5, 156, 1... Read more
Final Push
Monday, November 29, 2010      3 comments

I am 37 days from my sparkaversary, and 7.5 pounds from my goal weight. It's time to make that last little bit of weight loss happen. 1 pound = 3500 calories 7.5 pounds = 26,250 calories 26,250 calories/37 days = 709 calories per d... Read more
Great Article
Sunday, November 14, 2010      1 comments

The language in this one is not going to get through the SparkPeople filters, but it's a great article about the connections between women's issues/feminism and fitness... learning to see your body as something for yourself, not something for ot... Read more
HEALTHY BMI!!!!!!!!!!!!
Thursday, October 21, 2010      6 comments

emoticon I weighed in at 156 this morning... at my height, that finally brings me into the "normal" category... Read more
Making progress
Wednesday, October 13, 2010      0 comments

I've been on-track for about a week, and if I can just stay consistent, I can definitely meet my goal of losing the last ten pounds before my "sparkaversary" on January 4. I've been doing a better job with getting lots of fruits and vegetables, ... Read more
I love my crockpot
Wednesday, October 06, 2010      6 comments

I made great healthy chili in it yesterday! I browned some ground turkey with garlic and onions, and then put it in the crockpot with a can of tomatoes, a can of beans, chopped zucchini and green pepper, frozen corn, and chili seasoning. We ate ... Read more
Trader Joe's!
Tuesday, October 05, 2010      3 comments

Okay, so I took another hiatus. Still eating alright (but starting to get a bit bad), still exercising regularly (but took a week off due to cold), still maintaining the same weight but hoping to lose 10 more pounds. But that is not the exc... Read more
30 Day Shred: Day 2
Thursday, September 02, 2010      5 comments

Day 2: Level 1 Calories burned: 224 (maybe it was high yesterday b/c I shredded after cardio?) Weights used: 5 lbs for rows, curls, and chest presses. 2 lbs for shoulder presses and anterior raises. Push-ups: 2 standard push-ups to start e... Read more
30 Day Shred: Day 1
Wednesday, September 01, 2010      1 comments

I'm blogging for a second time today because I want to use my blog to track my shredding. So here's the scoop: Day 1: Level 1 Calories burned: 266 (according to my HRM) Weights used: 2 lbs for all exercises Push-ups: 1 standard push-u... Read more
September Goals
Wednesday, September 01, 2010      2 comments

So my eating and fitness has been pretty darn good, even though I've been patchy with the Sparking. That's good, from my point of view. I love you all, and I'm glad I'm in this community, but I don't want to be dependent on it for my healthy lif... Read more

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