One of the emails I received from SP today contained a link to this article: No Pain = Big Gain www.sparkpeople.com/reso urce/fitness_articles.asp? id=508 .
I appreciate such reminders. Though I've been following along... Read more
I was a little upset earlier this evening when I was putting my whey protein container back in the pantry. The nutrition label caught my eye and I had to do a double-take. I picked the container back up and headed straight to my computer, logg... Read more
The first week was awesome. I did every workout when I was supposed to (I did cut yoga short). I even did Kenpo on Thanksgiving morning! And I love using my new HRM to show my max and average heart rates, especially showing my... Read more
I did the fit test on Friday night, passing everything except for pull-ups and wall squat. (My quads were tired and a bit sore from a JM 30DS workout in the morning and a noon run. I re-did the wall squat on Saturday and am using that as my st... Read more
From September 24 to November 18, 2011
Measurements decreased all around! I actually do measurements just about every week, but for the challenge I took the official measurements in centimeters and then converted them to inches. My result... Read more
The Fall Challenge ends on Saturday. I am looking forward to the final weigh-in, where I may or may not have met the 5% goal. It'll be close!
I signed up for the Winter 5% Challenge today. The past 8 weeks have been really helpful in mot... Read more
Monday I wasn't feeling well, so didn't run.
Wednesday morning, even though it was below 30*F, I took my dogs out for my first workout of C25K week 9... Before I left, I forgot to change the timer on my watch so it was still at 28 minutes. ... Read more
Life is not a 'brief candle.' It is a splendid torch that must be made to burn as brightly as possible before it is handed on to the next generation.
- George Bernard Shaw, Irish critic and playwright
This quote hits home to me toda... Read more
I started riding a motorcycle this year. Before I took my beginner's training class (highly recommended), I joined an online forum for riders in my area. They often post group rides that anyone can join... so long as they agree to follow the 'ru... Read more
Thursday night I missed my son's phone call from Kuwait. My husband got to talk to him for an hour, and let me know in the morning that he would be calling again to talk with me. I posted a blog about my disappointment in missing him yesterday ... Read more