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Here I Go Again
Monday, March 19, 2012      4 comments

I'm back on the fitness and healthy eating train again. This time, after umpteenth times, I plan on staying on for the ride of my life. I prepared myself by doing one week of Phase 1 of the South Beach Diet and to my surprise actually st... Read more
Chapter 8: Lifestyle Change
Monday, November 28, 2011      7 comments

Action Steps: 1. Continue with SparkTime - I make a point of logging in everyday to track and interact online. 2. Review your goals - I review my goals daily (to do list) & weekly (goals list) with tips from Chalene Johnson's 30 Day ... Read more
Chapter 7: Healthy Diet Habits
Tuesday, November 22, 2011      2 comments

This chapter is all about nutrition and adopting the habits of people who achieved their weight loss goals. There are 5 action steps to complete: - Take the healthy lifestyle pledge. - Adopt the secrets of success. - Track your food da... Read more
Chalean Extreme / Turbo Jam: Week 1
Monday, November 21, 2011      6 comments

I completed a full week of Chalean Extreme and today was weigh-in day. I started the program at 183.4 lbs and lost 4.2 pounds. I believe a couple of those pounds are water weight from consuming a high sodium diet (McD's extra value meals) duri... Read more
Chapter 6: Fast Break
Monday, November 07, 2011      5 comments

It's been months since my last blog. I strayed away from the program but have recommitted myself to living a healthy lifestyle one step at a time. I'm continuing my blogs about The Spark book with chapter 6. This chapter helps you establi... Read more
Chalene's 30 Day Challenge
Sunday, June 05, 2011      3 comments

This challenge has really forced me to dig deep in defining my priorities and focusing on my goals. It's one thing to visualize what you want your life to look like, but it's another to actually put pen to paper and list your goals. Putting it... Read more
Chapter 5 - Cornerstone: Positive Force
Tuesday, April 26, 2011      5 comments

This chapter is about attracting positive forces in your life through coaching, leadership and community service. COACHING This site provides the platform to "coach" many people through their weight loss journey. As I am in no way a fitn... Read more
I Drank the Zumba Kool-Aid & Now I'm Hooked
Friday, April 22, 2011      5 comments

Last week I went to my first Zumba class which was sponsored by my local library. I fell in love as soon as the music started. Everything about it was great the music, dance moves and the instructor. I like taking classes where the instructor is... Read more
Chapter 4 - Cornerstone: Fire
Wednesday, April 20, 2011      2 comments

This chapter is about defining the motivation behind achieving a goal. Motivators keep you focused on the path to your goal. My motivation to lose weight when I started using Sparkpeople was the fear of being diagnosed with diabetes. My f... Read more
Chapter 3 - Cornerstone: Fitness
Tuesday, April 19, 2011      1 comments

When I thought of fitness I use to only refer to the physical aspects of "being fit". The ability to workout 5-6 days a week, run 5 miles a day or just being able to get through a workout session without passing out is what I think of fitness. ... Read more
Chapter 2 - Cornerstone: Focus
Thursday, April 14, 2011      2 comments

Chapter 2 was about the importance of setting goals and designing a plan to reach your goals. I took some time to focus on what I wanted to accomplish in different areas of my life for the short, medium and long term. Below are my health and f... Read more
Chapter 1: My Story
Sunday, April 10, 2011      5 comments

I will admit I purchased The Spark book almost a year ago. I read two chapters, put it down and didn't go back to it until recently. I started over from the beginning and have set a goal to read the book in its entirety and write a blog when I... Read more
Day 12 & 13 of Turbo Jam / EA Sports Active
Friday, March 04, 2011      5 comments

Yesterday (Day 12) was an unplanned rest day. I hate when this happens because it throws off my schedule. I like having Saturday as my one rest day for the week because I always have events or errands to run that get in the way of working out ... Read more
Day 11 of Turbo Jam / EA Sports Active
Wednesday, March 02, 2011      3 comments

Today I did Turbo Jam 20min & Ab Jam and Day 9 of EA's 30 day challenge. The focus of the EA workout was the lower body. This was the first day of "Squat & Hold" which is staying in a squat position for 60 seconds. That was a killer but what ... Read more
Day 4-10 of Turbo Jam / EA Sports Active
Tuesday, March 01, 2011      3 comments

I've been slacking when it comes to posting blogs but I have been doing my workouts and burning a lot of calories. Summary of days 4 through 10 of my Turbo Jam / EA Sports Active workouts: Day 4 - 2/23 - burned 318 calories (TJ 20min - 14... Read more

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