Speedbag is for women!
Thursday, August 27, 2009      1 comments

In my younger, more patient years, I learned how to punch a speedbag. In fact, I got really really good at it! I took lessons at the YMCA & spent all summer learning the different techniques & styles. I remember my arms & shoulders getting an aw... Read more
Speed Walker without knowing it!
Wednesday, August 26, 2009      2 comments

I've been getting a lot stronger through cardio & strength training. My stamina has definitely improved over the past 3 months. There are things that I find that I'm doing without even knowing it! Today, my co-workers and I were walking to ... Read more
1200 calories?! You must be on crack.
Tuesday, August 25, 2009      6 comments

That was pretty much my reaction when SP recommended caloric intake for me read 1200 calories. I really want to lose the weight so I took a look at the "suggested" menu SP provides. C'mon people, are you telling me that I can only eat 1/2 ... Read more
Thank you for keeping me sane...oh Starbucks SF syrups
Monday, August 24, 2009      2 comments

Despite the fact that I was never born with a sweet tooth, I am writing to you as a Diabetic. In fact, I never craved those sweet drinks, especially not those high calorie coffee drinks. However, I am in love. I am in love with the Sugar Free S... Read more
Setting Goals....Oh yeah, and reaching them too!
Friday, August 21, 2009      1 comments

I'm a newbie to SP but I have been seeing "goals" on fellow Sparkie signatures. For example, "150lbs- New Hairdo, 140lbs-New outfit, 130lbs-Vacation" I think this is a great idea! Yes, I'm one of THOSE women who never treat themselves to li... Read more
Ruby Red - And I'm not talking about Grapefruit!
Thursday, August 20, 2009      4 comments

I joined the YMCA about 2 months ago & have been working my butt off in the gym. I even finished my very first fitness bootcamp last month & am glad to say that I was one of the few still standing at the end of the 6 week class. However, during ... Read more
My very first blog on SP!!
Thursday, August 20, 2009      1 comments

This is my very first blog on SP. I just joined SP less than a week ago although I started my new healthy "lifestyle" in mid-June '09. I've lost 9 lbs so far & have a long road ahead of me but I'm happy that I took the first step. I hope yo... Read more