2012 marathon/half spark meet up???
Today I had friends that completed their first marathon, first tri and I think I am just as happy for their accomplishments as I am for my own! You all rock!! I'm anxiously awaiting race reports!!
2012 Spark meet up for a Marathon/half mara... Read more
Start Sunday Refreshed
Normally in the middle of a work weekend 6p-6a shift I don't take off early but today I put in for 4 hours vacation even though I still have to be back tomorrow night, but the truth is I wanna go home and sleep and get refreshed and start the s... Read more
Where I am and where I'm going to be...
I am at a frustration point, frustration with myself and my constant self sabotaging behavior. I do some things so great and then sabotage it with doing things that are not so great. For example, I will have a great workout and then at some poi... Read more
I'm on it, I'm on it...
The last about 3 weeks have not been so great too many calories, not enough quality workouts. I'm on it though getting my workouts scheduled and done first thing, planning my meals instead of winging it, and sometimes literally winging it in the... Read more
Been feeling a little less than Sparky
I'm just plain stressed a lot going on right now, the triathlon is coming up and I feel like I have been off on training and motivation. It doesn't help that my "coach" and motivator has been out of town for 2 weeks and now its going on a 3rd we... Read more
Spent the 14-18 in the Apostle Islands on vacation, didn't keep on top of doing my 1000 abs mostly because we were already so active kayaking and hiking I figured the 3-4 hours a day of physical activity would suffice. It did I managed to lose w... Read more
Why I make crazy challenges for myself
The challenges make me push myself, they make me stronger, and sometimes when I fail, they make me take a different approach or sometimes make me work harder. Today I did my 1000 abs/crunches it took about 15 minutes but it was well worth it, th... Read more
Another fun challenge, join me!
In an effort to get my waistline, BMI, etc in line for getting a discount on my health insurance, I am adding a little fun challenge into my life. Its a crunch challenge/ accountability. I am planning on 1000 per day with one day off Sept 24th b... Read more
50 day Challenge, Date Night, and Apostle Islands
The one thing I am missing in my 50 day challenge, I am still struggling to get strength training in, so I plan on starting up another round of p90x, I will officially start it on the 19th of August because I will be leaving on vacation Saturday... Read more
Day 5 of 50 day challenge
Not gonna lie it was not so good, I could not stop eating today...
. Chalk this day up to wish it didn't ha... Read more
Days 2-4 of 50 day challenge.
Day 2: The good: water, fitness, medications,
The so-so: nutrtion and sleep. Too many carbs, and not enough sleep. I do see a pattern here for sure, when I don't get much sleep my carbs are not in control.
Day3: The good: sleep, water, me... Read more
Day 1 of 50
Sleepwise today was not good and it has affected the fitness for the day. I did manage a short run but it was not the 60 minutes that I am hoping for. Sleep was terrible due to circumstances beyond my control, they were tearing down abandoned fl... Read more
Official 50 day challenge plan
Start by taking measurements and photos: soon to follow this blog.
Nutrition: normally my nutrition is decent as far as what I eat, but its the how much and the balance that I need to keep better track of. Daily I will be doin... Read more
50 day challenge
Tomorrow I start a 50 day challenge for my own benefit. It is a challenge to make myself just a bit better, eat just a bit healthier, get a few more minutes of exercise in each day, find just a tiny bit more consistency, log EVERYTHING, and hop... Read more
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Fun and Healthy weekend ahead
I get off work Friday at 6 am to start my weekend, I will be knocking out my workout first thing in the morning a run and some ST. Then it is time to get ready to canoe/kayak and camp. An overnight river trip is planned 24 miles on the river tot... Read more