Big Birtha's Going Away Party!
January 3 I started my resolution, and so far so good.
- Lost 10 pounds so far. (13, but gained 3 back.)
- C25k completed. Not a world record but ran the 5/3 Riverbank Run in my city. (5k)
- Not as addicted to carbs as I used to be. Do... Read more
Look IN myself and not AT is HARD!
Not sure if I loved this article or hated it. I am VERY motivated to loose weight, I just don't have the willpower... is what goes through my head about 1 zillion times a day. (Yes, I "think" about loosing weight about 20 hours of my day.)
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35 minutes on the BLASTED elliptical!!! And I didn't even die! (Although it was touch and go for a bit. JK!) MPB for this machine! My victory for today! I'll TAKE IT! WOOT!
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Great week for calories and fitness! YAY! Here are a few (funny) things I learned while trying to get fit!!
The "Scale" should not be my view of success!
This ... Read more
100% not always a good thing
WOW! When I go for something, sometimes I really go for it.
This week, worked out 4 times and did great. My husband got a different job and now picks me up at 5:15 and not 4:45. (I get out at 4:30) So, I have 45 minutes to use the gym a... Read more
Here I come with marshmallows...
Three weeks of weight loss... then on week four, nothing. My first thought was... "no worries, I will try again this week." And then I thought... NO!!! Lazy attitude! I did not track, I did not drink enough water, I did watch what I at... Read more
First week after finishing S.S. Book
Today is day 15 of my SS Makeover. I am now finished with the book, but not putting it down. This week I lost 1 pound. Not bad considering Friday was a total "spoil me" day. Drove across state eating popcorn only to meet a friend at Toby Keit... Read more
Week 2 begins
Today is day 8 of my SS Makeover. This week I lost 2 pounds and a inch or so around my waist. (I am really bad a measuring myself.) I also learned the importance of protein and have a greater appreciation for it. My weekly change was to swap... Read more
Day 2 of my S.S. Makeover
1. Follow the menu and track all food.
3. AF today (AF = Alcohol Free, I do love my wine and need to CUT THAT OUT!)
4. Get S.S. work out in (S.S. = Spark Solution)
5. BE STRONG! Stick with the PLAN when going to family's... Read more
Day 1 of my S.S. Makeover
1. Make grocery list for this weeks S.S. menu
2. Follow the menu and track all food.
3. AF today
4. Get S.S. work out in
5. Weigh and measure myself
6. Get ready for tomorrow, when I will do it all again. ... Read more
Jumping on the Spark Solution Band Wagon...
I know... there are LOTS of blogs about this book... and here is mine!
Started reading it yesterday, Saturday. Should be finished in the next couple of days. (Slow reader, coupled with want to absorb it.) SUPER excited about how organize... Read more
So, my face hurt all last week (I need a root canal and my tooth is in pain) so I did not get on the treadmill once. Not once. Weekly weigh in was yesterday and up .5, after loosing 5. So, it seems that when I run, I loose. When I don't run.... Read more
OK, so it has been about 8 weeks since I started my "I Love My Life" program. I feel like 8 weeks is a short time, considering I have my whole like to continue the process. While I am still not tall, thin and blond I feel like I have made som... Read more
A Little "Health" Poem
Thought my Spark friends would enjoy!
A little “health” poem:
The best six doctors anywhere
and no one can deny it,
are sunshine, water, rest, and air,
exercise and diet.
These six will gladly you attend
if only you are wi... Read more
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The Conversation In My Head
So, I am NOT a morning person. I said NOT, incase you missed it NOT! I can stay up until 5 am, but can not get up at 5am.
Conversation with my husband last night: "Will you wake me up when you leave for work at 5 tomorrow morning? I... Read more