Happy New Year & update!
I am 8 weeks into my pregnancy now! We have told all of the family & just announced it to the world today!
I have done really well over the past couple of weeks. I... Read more
Day #17: Work, work, work.
I have worked a lot this week. We are short staffed & they are paying good money for overtime, so I am working extra this weekend, too.
Since I have been working so much & my job is very active (I hardly get to sit), I have done minimal car... Read more
Day #11: ROCKED the gym today!
After no gym yesterday & just a few measly squats and calf raises (refer to yesterday's blog), I ROCKED the gym today! Tomorrow is my rest day, so I thought, why not really push myself today and earn that rest day? That's just what I did!
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Day #10: Does crazy housework count for exercise?
Today was sooooo busy! I went to my MIL's house & helped her get ready for the annual extended family Christmas get together she is hosting tomorrow. From noon until seven we worked non stop with no sitting breaks. I baked (did not taste though,... Read more
Day #9: Hungry, tired, and motivated!
Today I woke up hungry & tired. I didn't sleep well last night. I woke up 5 times during the night off and on & thankfully fell right back to sleep, but it still disrupted my sleep pattern. Even though I was hungry & really wanted to eat the who... Read more
Day #9: Boring Treadmill Fix!
I enjoy walking & the pace of the elliptical, but I have found the treadmill or elliptical boring unless I was doing something else at the same time (back when I was in school I would study notes while I walked). Then I read that to get the most... Read more
Days #7 & 8: Naughty & Nice
The good news:
CARDIO: 35 min & approx 250 calories
ST: 30 min focus on legs, light on arms
The bad news:
NUTRITION: Really well all day & no sugar until last night after dinner when I ate a slice of cheesecake, 4 ... Read more
10 Reasons I'm Not Waiting Until January (Welcome December!)
If you are reading this, chances are the you are either committed to a healthy routine or heading that direction. Here is some motivation for you!
10 Reasons I'm Not Waiting Until January To Start Treating My Body Right:
1. If I treat ... Read more
Day #5: Using a bad day as motivation to workout!
You know those days where you feel bigger, flabbier & ickier than your "starting" point? Today was one of those days. It might have had something to do with the cheese dip & salty chips last night... or maybe it was the pancake, sausage & bacon?... Read more
Day #4: pre-birthday dinner & arms
Tomorrow is my birthday, so since I am signed up for free birthday stuff (google it!), we went to IHOP & I got a free entree and then we went to Chili's & I got a free queso/salsa/chips appetizer. I split both of these with hubby & ended up eati... Read more
Day #3: a painful rear end.
My bum & thighs are so sore! I am taking this as a positive indication that the last 3 days have been productive!
- CARDIO: Treadmill 15 min
- ST: 30 min ab workout with medicine ball, 5 lb weights, oblique machine & "ab coaster"... Read more
Gym Day #1... and you guys ROCK!
Do you guys know how encouraging you are?!? I signed onto SP this evening only to find several very encouraging comments on my blog entry from yesterday. Thank you for all of the kind words and support! You made my day! :)
I got up and went... Read more
Time for a come back!
It's been a while, SparkFriends!
The past year has been full of mountains and valleys.
MOUNTAIN: Last September, in the middle of a Jamie Eason challenge, I stumbled upon a website that claimed that butter is healthy and should not be... Read more
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1/2 off at Whole Foods coupon (today only)!
I found this sweet Living Social deal today! $10 for $20 credit to any Whole Foods store. Woohoo! Love it when I find great healthy deals!
This deal must be purchased today, but is valid for use until 12/13/11. Valid @ any Whole Foods store... Read more