My long term goals include eating "normal" with occasional splurges for balance.
It will probably take more that the Winter into Spring challenge to achieve that, however, it does not stop me from trying.
It helps tremendously to track... Read more
Do I have an eating disorder?
Yes, I believe I do. I have BED. Binge Eating Disorder. I don’t need a therapist to diagnose me (although, maybe one would be beneficial)
I can walk the walk, do the talk and still turn around and hide my ... Read more
I need to update my page with a blog preparing me for the 5% Winter Challenge. But, I'm not ready. I am afraid it will just be a blog of whining. I need to get that out of the way first and then think hard about what I want to accomplish.
I... Read more
I like to read books about health and fitness. I try to read things that are not fly-by-night ramblings of someone who thinks their way is the only way. The facts discussed must have backup from reliable sources. I am not looking for any fast s... Read more
Yeah, I wish I had one.
But I was hoping to get everyone's personal views on what has worked for them.
My DH has been sick for the last 4 days and now, this morning I woke with a sore throat. Not good timing so close to the holidays and w... Read more
No more FrauChing.
I am now HI-NRG
I thought it better describes how I feel and what SparkPeople has done for me!
WOO HOO !!!
I do feel like I'm leaving an old friend behind, but it's time to MOVE ON!... Read more
You just have to read this SparkPeople article.
It shows how we have become the overweight nation we are today.
Kind of sad, actually.
www.sparkpeople.com/reso urce/nutrition_articles.as p?id=176 ... Read more
''NEAT" stands for Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis and refers to the activities we do outside of our daily exercise workout.
Today in my SparkCoach session Coach Nicole discusses NEAT.
She relates this fact:
"Some obesity researche... Read more
Today I read on the Spark blog "18 Ways to Stay on Track over the Holidays" about different ways to stay active during this busy time of year.
I especially liked this one. I have a gala at my home on the 18th and I am dreading preparing th... Read more
My son just arrived home from college for the Thanksgiving holiday. He got on my laptop and was looking over my Spark page. Then he went into my goodies and gave me a HUG! His note said "good work mom".
My (19 year old) baby, oh so sweet. Mad... Read more
But I can always find a reason... not to work out.
There are a few motivating factors that keep me moving.
Firstly, I get the bulk of my workout done early in the day. I can find too many things that need to get done if I put off the e... Read more
I'm doing SparkCoach and today I am supposed to blog about what changes I have noticed lately. I am going to admit, I often find it hard to blog. Why would anyone want to read something as uninteresting as "how I feel". I remind myself, though, ... Read more