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Snack Ideas Anyone? - P90X Week 2 Day 3
Wednesday, September 23, 2009      1 comments

Yesterday's workout, Cardio X, was much harder then it should have been. Time got away from me in the morning and by the afternoon it had been 5.5 hours since I had eaten last. In a rush I ripped into my Cardio X and part way through I realized ... Read more
P90X - Week 2 Day 1
Monday, September 21, 2009      1 comments

Well, today is Week 2 Day 1 of P90X Lean. I feel great and full of energy, I will hit Core Synergenics when I get home from work today at 3pm. I think the worst day last week was when DH and I went out for dinner on Saturday for my birthda... Read more
My Trip and My New Goal
Thursday, April 23, 2009      0 comments

I went away on a work trip and I felt that I did fairly well in terms of sticking to healthy choices. I also went for a run one of the days and given that this was a very busy work/pleasure trip I was happy with that. I also picked up some... Read more
Ups and Downs of Easter
Tuesday, April 14, 2009      5 comments

Keeping it short and sweet. I ran 5K in just over 45mins. This was on Friday. I went for 2 long walks Sat/Sun. I ate fairly well on Friday and Saturday considering we had company and the booze was flowing. I ate way too much chocolate on Su... Read more
Bummed Knee
Wednesday, April 08, 2009      1 comments

So a few years back I was hiking a mountain and pushed too hard through some knee pain... I then found myself on crutches for a few months. Since then re-introduction of activity flares the pain; I suppose until I build the strength back up. ... Read more
Back on Track
Tuesday, April 07, 2009      0 comments

Well for the past few weeks I have been coasting. Trying to get through a hump of overtime at work. I found I was too burnt out at the end of the day to hit the gym which in turn affected my eating. This morning I weighed myself and it was up t... Read more
No Loss, Try Harder? What should I do when discouragement sets in?
Friday, March 13, 2009      4 comments

The last three weeks have yielded no loss on the scale. Logic says to stick with it, but maybe I am doing something wrong? While I know I haven't been perfect at sticking with my calories, it is on average 1500 which should yield roughly 1... Read more
Two new goals.
Wednesday, March 11, 2009      0 comments

I wanted to put out publicly for my own motivation. I have started two new goals which I think are maintainable. I work in a hospital with lots of stairs in back corners so I would feel comfortable walking up and down them without anyone n... Read more
Thursday, January 08, 2009      0 comments

Well it seems I was not as successful during the holidays as I'd have hoped. My plan is to just get back on track - start filling in my food diary and exercising daily. I am also setting smaller goals so my first goal is 5lbs. Setting it all at ... Read more
Out For Dinner
Wednesday, December 17, 2008      1 comments

My fiance, Jay, and I went out for dinner with his Dad on Monday night then to a Christmas party. The restaurant was a pub no less. I managed to find a grilled chicken plate with rice and vegetables. We had mussels for appies and I did eat a few... Read more
First Christmas Party
Sunday, December 07, 2008      0 comments

I went to my fiance's Christmas party on Saturday and it went great - food wise. I only filled my plate once with mostly vegetables along with a bit of turkey and stuffing. I ate the vegetables first, then the meat then the potatoes and stuffing... Read more
Jump Start
Wednesday, December 03, 2008      0 comments

I have been doing some research on fasting. Most doctors agree it is not a healthy way to lose weight; however, some physiologists peg it as an effective way to break the cycle of bad habits. Furthermore, there are some doctors who do claim some... Read more
First Day
Monday, December 01, 2008      2 comments

This is my first day using Spark. As it is Monday I am back to work. I feel positive about starting this program. I have a tendency to quit when I fall off the wagon so I am going to try to take advantage of the tools to stay motivated.... Read more