Weekly Challenge Week of 6/27/07
Thursday, June 28, 2007      0 comments

Write down where you want to be with health and fitness and what positive steps you will take to get there: I want health and fitness to be a part of my daily life. I want to continue living a healthy life, and make it such a habit that an... Read more
Increasing personal fitness levels
Monday, June 25, 2007      0 comments

What is one thing I am not doing, that I can do to increase my fitness level? Oh, this one is so easy for me: quit smoking. No brainer, really. I have quit several times for a year or more, but I keep going back to smoking. My most rec... Read more
Overcoming emotional eating
Saturday, June 23, 2007      0 comments

Journal/Blog Question: What is your greatest obstacle in your healthy fit lifestyle and how will you overcome it? Emotional eating is my biggest pitfall. I have done well avoiding this issue lately. And I think the only way to overcome t... Read more
Friday, June 22, 2007      1 comments

I didn't take my measurements when I seriously started Sparking in April 2007, but I had some lying around from January 13, 2007, when I was probably the same size or even smaller than I was in April 2007 when I weighed 170. I want to record my... Read more
progress and practice
Friday, June 22, 2007      1 comments

I have been doing well. I am proud of myself. I keep going over in calories but not by much, and I'm still losing so I'm happy. I am having some trouble keeping my strength training routine in gear, but I did 2 of 3 workouts this week, and am... Read more
First mini-goal met!
Friday, June 15, 2007      0 comments

So earlier this week I weighed in at 160 pounds. I had set as a goal to reach this weight by 5/19/07. Ok, it took me a bit longer than that, but I got there and am now officially 10 pounds lighter than I was back in April. It feels good, and ... Read more
Fast food, money, and life
Thursday, June 07, 2007      0 comments

So yesterday I was craving a big mac, fries, and a coke. This is one of my "I'm depressed and not feeling good and deserve whatever I want" foods. I wanted it badly, and almost broke down for lunch and went and got it, but at the last minute I... Read more
where there's a will there's a way
Tuesday, June 05, 2007      0 comments

A man who wants something will find a way; a man who doesn't will find an excuse. - Stephen Dolley Jr. There have been so many times in my life that I knew I could not even try. I knew any attempt would lead to failure, because I kne... Read more
Start with yourself
Thursday, May 31, 2007      0 comments

You cannot hope to build a better world without improving individuals. - Marie Curie, Nobel winning chemist This is the old song. If you want to make the world a better place, start with yourself. It's the only thing you can do, and ... Read more
Seeking happiness
Monday, May 28, 2007      0 comments

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet. - James Oppenheim, short-story writer, novelist, poet This is true, oh so true, for if you must seek something, you clearly don't have it. A wise... Read more
Back on track
Sunday, May 27, 2007      0 comments

I have been back from Vegas for a few days but have not been tracking like I should. But I'm back on track today and I am pleased to get back into the habit. I have been having a hard time this week with depression but I am determined to c... Read more
On vacation
Friday, May 18, 2007      0 comments

My vacation started today. I leave for Las Vegas tomorrow. Yesterday and today I have been so busy getting ready for everything I haven't had a chance to track my food like I have been doing. I doubt I'll be able to track it on vacation, eith... Read more
Monday, May 14, 2007      0 comments

I have been doing well, and using Spark has made this transition back into a healthy lifestyle easier than I could have imagined. My first mini-goal has been to lose 10 pounds by 5/19/07. I have lost 8 of those 10 pounds, and I still have ... Read more
actions speak louder than words
Saturday, May 12, 2007      0 comments

I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts. - John Locke, philosopher This has been a hard lesson for me to learn, even if it's an obvious lesson. I have always like to believe that the things peo... Read more
Thursday, May 10, 2007      0 comments

If you spend too much time working on your weaknesses, all you end up with is a lot of strong weaknesses. - Dan Sullivan, business coach This is a confusing quote to me, but I think I can relate to the meaning behind it. You want to i... Read more

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