I have another 5K coming up this weekend. Although I had finished 'training' for the last one, I wanted to do a little refresher before the next 5K.
Today I used the 'graduation' mix from the C25K program and completed it. It was a little... Read more
So after biking 63 miles yesterday because the weather today was supposed to be bad, we got up this morning and I saw that the weather was actually going to be nice after all.
The second goal for the summer was a 100 mile weekend. Gee, tha... Read more
One of my biking goals for the summer was to ride a metric century (in a single day).
This weekend we were trying to decide where we wanted to bike, and how far. We decided on a 50 mile ride today. This is because it is supposed to be r... Read more
SS Day 12 - Mmmm, banana bread
This banana bread was absolutely the best.
Better Banana Bread
with cream cheese, raisins, and chocolate milk to boot.
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SS Day 11
Thanks for those of you that read this blog. Your comments encouraged me to keep writing about my days with the Spark Solution challenge. ... Read more
SS - Week 1 complete
I have completed week 1 of the Spark Solution.
I mostly followed the plan and menus on most days.
I won't weigh in until tomorrow morning, but I expect that I have lost weight.
I have enjoyed the menus and the foods, and even the cooking... Read more
Day 5 - Dinner
I love it when hubby and I get to sit down to a nice dinner together.
Baked Macaroni and Cheese
with Fresh Tomatoes and Green Beans on the side.
Secret Ingredient... Read more
SS Day 5 - Breakfast
Today was the Mexican Breakfast Burrito, but I changed it up a bit:
Mexican Breakfast Burrito --> Huevos Rancheros
Exact same ingredients as listed, but I opted fo... Read more
SS Day 4 - Lunch
Sweet Orange-(Miso) Chicken and Veggies
Very tasty. I actually liked this better than the original version. I liked the freshness of the veggies, the lack of breading ... Read more
SS Day 4 - Cookies for breakfast
Yep, cookies for breakfast.
I doubled the recipe, because, hey, they are cookies. But note that you only get one for breakfast, the others went i... Read more
SS Day 3 - Lunch
For the Metabolic Makeover, I ate in the break room, instead of at my desk.
On the one hand, I tasted my food a bit more, and thought more about it.
On the other hand, I missed some of my Spark time on the computer, and I felt kinda lonely t... Read more
SS Day 3 - Intervals, Weight Loss, Breakfast
Today's exercise was supposed to be HIIT. I chose to run. I walked for a warmup, then jogged for 3 minutes. Every 4th minute I would sprint for 1 minute, then return to a slower pace for the 3 minutes again. Repeat 6 times.
Wow, it real... Read more
SS - Day 2 - Dinner
The enchiladas were excellent! My husband liked them, with the following comments:
'Oh, this one is a keeper'
'Reminds me of Ensenada ... more of a Pacific Mexican than a Tex-Mex' (Ensenada reminds us of a vacation, it is all good)
'Ou... Read more
SS Day 1 - Breakfast
My breakfast this morning was awesome. Spark worthy, and blog worthy, here is a picture:
Bacon Swiss Scramble
I also did 44 minutes of Exerbeat, which was cardio a... Read more
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SS Day 1 - Prep
Have been reading my book, and through day 1.
I made the bacon (mmm, bacon)
I got everything m... Read more