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Chocolate
Thursday, February 11, 2010      1 comments

Just in time for Valentine's Day, I found an article about chocolate ( www.sparkpeople.com/reso
urce/nutrition_articles.as
p?id=785 ) and how to pick out the best to have (in limited quantities). Since I love dark chocolate... Read more
Caffine and Exercise
Wednesday, February 10, 2010      0 comments

Everyone like a cup of coffee (except me), but is it really good to have around exercising. The article I read today ( www.sparkpeople.com/reso
urce/fitness_articles.asp?
id=689 ) sites a study that suggests that you should... Read more
Partners and Weight Loss
Tuesday, February 09, 2010      1 comments

I read an article today ( www.sparkpeople.com/reso
urce/motivation_articles.a
sp?id=1187 ) that commented on what to do if you think your partner is not helping (and possibly hindering) your weight loss. I am fortunate that... Read more
Excuse Busters for Fruits/Veggies
Monday, February 08, 2010      1 comments

I read a Spark article today on ways to overcome the excuses about not eating enough fruits and/or Vegetables. Some things to do is have them visible, prepared and ready to eat, buy frozen. and cook only until crisp to preserve vitamins. Below i... Read more
Resolution for the new year
Tuesday, January 26, 2010      5 comments

One team I am on has a challenge to pick a new resolution from a list of seven. I chose 7. Dream Often When we’re young, we had a different dream for each day of the week. When we get older, many of us stop dreaming. Use the new year as a c... Read more
Plan for success
Wednesday, November 11, 2009      2 comments

In order to be successful in any endevor, you first have to know where you are and where you want to go. I use Spark to give me a baseline so I can tell when I have changed my habits. Concrete Steps Exercise daily (aerobic) Include strengt... Read more
What to do if things go wrong
Tuesday, November 10, 2009      4 comments

The best thing to do is not to go with them. One slip is not a total disaster. Remember to do better the next time, even if it is starting over again in another 10 minutes for however many times it takes until you can get the situation under co... Read more
My Goals
Monday, November 09, 2009      5 comments

One long term goal I had was to be in all 50 of the United States. I accomplished that two years ago, when I got to Alaska. Now my goal is to be on all seven of the Continents. So far, I have been in North and South America plus some of the Isla... Read more
August 13
Friday, August 14, 2009      1 comments

Another busy day. Stayed under my calories (barely) and got in my workout (16.2 miles in 60 minutes) after my dentist appointment. My checkup was good.... Read more
August 12
Wednesday, August 12, 2009      1 comments

Up early (5AM) so we could get in a workout before having to go over for Chemo for the day. I got in my time on the bike and did 16.8 miles. I'm not really a morning person. I also finished over half of the work on my project for seminar. I was ... Read more
August 11
Tuesday, August 11, 2009      1 comments

A typical day in Texas. I stayed under my calories and got in a good workout. I did 16.8miles on the recumbant bike today. One of my teams is we are doing a race across texas for the summer. I've gotten in almost 1,000 miles since the first of J... Read more
August 10
Monday, August 10, 2009      1 comments

Another day to stay within my calorie range and get in a good workout (16.6 miles on the recumbant bike). It feels so good when I get all how an sweaty when working out. I would like to include more walking in my workout, but I have a lot of pro... Read more
August 9
Sunday, August 09, 2009      4 comments

It was a lazy Sunday - We went out for brunch and then went for a workout. We did not do much else other than relax. I stayed under my calorie total and road 16.9 miles on the recumbant bike. It was a typical summer day here in Texas - high in t... Read more
August 8
Saturday, August 08, 2009      2 comments

Another day of staying under my calories and getting in my exercise. I did 16.4 miles on the recumbant bike in an hour. I enjoy reading while I am on the bike. It makes the time go by faster. I have been reading about one book every day of two.... Read more
August 7
Friday, August 07, 2009      1 comments

Another day where I stayed within my calorie range and got in my exercise (17 miles on the recumbant bike in 60 minutes). It does feel very good to be all hot and sweaty. In the afternoon, my husband and I went to the movies (G Force - A very fu... Read more

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