Setting intentions
Friday, March 29, 2019      3 comments

I used to feel that the part of the yoga session where we are asked to “set intentions” was a bit silly and too new age/hippie for me but I’ve come to see the power of focusing yourself. My brain often spends a lot of time buzzing every which wa... Read more
January Week 1 progress
Sunday, January 05, 2014      2 comments

Track the trifecta. This week I did an awesome job with working out, drinking my water and tracking my food. I worked out six days this week and got my water in and tracked every day. Yay me! Run 3 times a week. I didn't get my ru... Read more
January Goal Plans
Thursday, January 02, 2014      2 comments

To reach my goals here are the things that I intend to do for each of my five goals: 1. Reach 150 lbs. I need to do the trifecta for weight loss: water, tracking, and exercise. To lose weight I will track my food every day and drink 64 ounce... Read more
2014 Goals
Wednesday, January 01, 2014      0 comments

2013 was a very different year for me with a lot of positives and a lot of trying times. We had a complete overhaul in our lives and are now back in the US in a house that we own. It was hard leaving all our friends but I've connected with some ... Read more
February Goals
Thursday, January 31, 2013      4 comments

I've gotten off track again. Arianna and I moved back to Texas Jan. 11 and DH stayed for a bit but then he had to go back to finish up things in Cayman so we have been alone for the past two weeks (he comes back today! YAY!!) I start a new ... Read more
8 Week Challenge
Sunday, January 06, 2013      3 comments

I am starting a challenge with my family and a few of my sister's friends. We all put in $25. We have a number of things to track point wise and at the end the pot is split so that the person who lost the most weight gets half and the person who... Read more
Goals for 2013
Sunday, January 06, 2013      4 comments

Short-Term (Before the end of March 2013) 1. Complete the Dallas Rock and Roll Half Marathon in March in under 2:30. 2. Lose 10 pounds. 3. Find a job and create a new working routine of cooking and working out. 4. Create and follow a str... Read more
Constantly Restarting
Monday, December 31, 2012      4 comments

So yet again I'm restarting... There was a similar blog around this time last year too... I guess the adage "Fall Down Seven Times, Get Up Eight" is true. The important thing is that we keep getting up again, and again, and again, and again... Read more
Fitness & Nutrition Balance
Wednesday, November 14, 2012      6 comments

I've been off Spark for a while. I need the support and accountability that you guys provide because I keep telling myself that I'll get the balance back but for the last three months or so I haven't been doing it. Therefore it is time for me t... Read more
Top 24 Reasons to Lose Weight
Sunday, May 20, 2012      5 comments

At the recommendation of a friend, I've started reading "The Beck Diet Solution" (I think that's the name). It applies Cognitive Behavioral Therapy elements to dieting. I love the elements of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as they helped me a lot ... Read more
Progress Towards May Goals
Sunday, May 06, 2012      0 comments

The first five days of May weren't the best. TOM really derailed me. Here's my progress towards my goals: Fitness 1. 1500 Fitness Minutes - 257 minutes 2. Swim a total of 20,000 meters. - 4750 3. Run/Walk a total of 30 miles. - 2.6... Read more
May Goals
Tuesday, May 01, 2012      1 comments

Fitness 1. 1500 Fitness Minutes 2. Swim a total of 20,000 meters. 3. Run/Walk a total of 30 miles. 4. Bike a total of 120K. 5. Strength routine two days a week. 6. 100 Push-up Challenge wk 1-4 7. Double my plank time Nutr... Read more
End of April Measurements
Sunday, April 29, 2012      3 comments

End of April Measurements Weight: 163.6 (-3 lbs) Arms: 12.25 inches (+.25) Thigh: 24.5 (+.5) Waist: 29.75 (-.25) Lower Abs: 37 (0) Hips: 42.25 (-.75)... Read more
April Goals check -in and weekly goals
Sunday, April 22, 2012      1 comments

Fitness 1. 1500 Fitness Minutes - 3 hours of swimming, 3 days of strength, 3 walk/jogs per week - I am doing great with this goal, currently at 1326 fitness minutes 2. 30 for 30 - 10 crunches/10 military push-ups/10 burpees each day for a t... Read more
Open Water Practice Mile
Saturday, April 21, 2012      1 comments

This morning Kristy and I got in the water to practice the mile that we will be doing in June. We've been swimming around 2000 meters three times a week but felt like we needed to get in the water to see what it would be like doing the actu... Read more

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