Sleep - focus for the month
Thursday, January 08, 2015      2 comments

Going to work on this as I have a problem of staying asleep. Have been journaling and that seems to release any anxious thoughts or just clear my mind by letting me establish action steps to accomplish small goals and to celebrate victories and... Read more
sleep--or lack thereof
Thursday, January 10, 2013      1 comments

My sleep issues are not being able to fall asleep after I've been woken up. Today I feel nauseated, so it's hard to get comfortable laying in the dark and trying to get back to sleep. Usually, I put on my mp3 player and allow it to lull me ba... Read more
Log in points
Thursday, January 03, 2013      0 comments

I will be working on logging in daily as part of my routine and logging my steps and my fitness/activity points. This will help me keep n electronic record of my boot camp efforts.... Read more
Staying active - not online though
Friday, December 14, 2012      2 comments

hi friends--figured I better write a quick update as there might be people wondering where I've been. First, I've not been online as much - sharing a computer with both kids and they are having so much more homework the older they get. I u... Read more
SparkPeople Group on FItBit Site
Tuesday, August 28, 2012      1 comments

8VZ3 Looking for some FitBit friends that are SP buddies here so we can motivate each other to take more steps!... Read more
Monday, August 06, 2012      7 comments

Went on a 10 day tour of China and focused on getting 10,000 steps daily (even on days when we had to fly city to city). Also ate half my plate as vegetables and then the other as protein with not more than 1/2 cup noodles or 1/4 rice. Was abl... Read more
Tuesday, June 05, 2012      0 comments

For my birthday, I received an uplifting call from one of my SP buddies - thank you!! Also, my neighbors took me out - shopping (which I don't really like) and lunch, so it was nice to have good company and people that care to surround me. Hu... Read more
Steps to consider before making a change
Tuesday, April 24, 2012      2 comments

These are some tips from an article on SP about making change - I need to think about these and work these steps. I need to change my environment - school is not very supportive and I want to be happier when I am there. www.spa... Read more
Sunday, February 26, 2012      1 comments

" Many people have difficulty getting a good night's rest. Sleep plays a crucial role in your health and well-being. Often we lose sleep because our minds are preoccupied with going over the day's events or planning for future ones. If you have ... Read more
Magnifying small sacrifices
Thursday, February 23, 2012      0 comments

"How do you treat people who cannot (or choose not to) repay you for the good things that you have done for them? Do you hold a grudge, speak ill of them, or constantly keep score? Think about a homeless man in need of a hot meal, the elderly wo... Read more
Vanna's Choice - Sparkpeople edition
Wednesday, February 22, 2012      2 comments

So glad my buddy, Rebby, started a new group. No better way to stay motivated than with friends helping along the way!... Read more
Still running - but not everyone is happy about it
Friday, January 27, 2012      2 comments

We were a little off schedule from our training for the 5K because of the Chinese New Year holiday on Monday and then a choir performance on Tuesday, but we ran on Wednesday as scheduled in the afternoon. Today since the kids are off from scho... Read more
Couch to 5K program update
Sunday, January 22, 2012      0 comments

We'll be moving on to week 4 on Monday - go us! We've come so far and we're really proud of our accomplishment to be injury-free (heels, hips and feet)... Read more
Total Body Challenge
Wednesday, January 18, 2012      0 comments

Feeling some muscles in my hamstrings after yesterday's power yoga class. Enjoyed getting to the gym with my neighborhood friend today - we had a great workout! I used weighted balls as they're easier to grip than weights for me right now. ... Read more
Girl Scout Camp/C25K training/Girl Scout cookies
Tuesday, January 17, 2012      0 comments

Went to Girl Scout camp as a chaperone and had a great time. The counselors were able to take care of the girls 90% of the time, which meant free time for me and MUCH needed bonding with other moms that are like-minded. I didn't get in a hike,... Read more

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