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So far, so bad....
Wednesday, April 03, 2013      4 comments

So, I am supposed to be busting my plateau. Instead, I seem to be sabotaging myself at every turn. Easter candy at home (that I bought!!), Easter candy at work, "no time" to work out today (although I could go do something instead of being here ... Read more
Doing Spark Coach
Thursday, March 28, 2013      2 comments

So I bought the Spark Solution and got my free Spark Coach code. I started it today. I am on the "plateau busting" program since I have been sitting around 150 for so long. I want to get down the last few pounds to be around 145--hopefully at 14... Read more
So what's up?
Wednesday, March 27, 2013      1 comments

Back from vacation--we skied for a week in February (saw my sister-in-law--back from Afghanistan) and another in March. And I got to see DD1 (who just defended her PhD dissertation and will graduate in June with her doctorate)--she lives in CA ... Read more
Wonderful vacation
Friday, March 22, 2013      1 comments

I got to visit DD the doctor! And I got to go skiing at Lake Tahoe. It was wonderful to spend some time with DD and SIL (rode with him for 4+ hours and he was still sane) and I got to ski at a new resort--which was great fun. We had spring ... Read more
She is done!!
Tuesday, March 12, 2013      3 comments

My dear daughter has been going to graduate school for the last 5.5 years -- as far from our home as you can get. So--we haven't seen much of her. She did get married a little over 2 years ago in CA--that is what started me on my Spark journey. ... Read more
Anything else?
Friday, March 08, 2013      2 comments

I did pick a good habit for me--today I was active all day but did no "exercise". I was helping to set up for a rummage sale at our church. I carried boxes, moved stuff from here to there, sat down for about 10 minutes to eat and that was it. ... Read more
Do I need advice or motivation?
Thursday, March 07, 2013      3 comments

On this topic--how to get my exercise if I don't get to the gym in the AM--I have lots of ideas. So--I'm good--at least until I AM working 4 days a week with "stuff" on the weekends!... Read more
What can I improve on?
Wednesday, March 06, 2013      2 comments

Well, I can always improve what exercises I do or having more time to exercise. This is NOT the week to really analyze how I am doing--I have not HAD to teach this week and that will be the real test. I will keep doing this in April when work w... Read more
How am I doing day to day on new habit?
Tuesday, March 05, 2013      3 comments

Well--I have only had 1 day that I usually didn't exercise--and I went out for a run that day. I see Fri and Sat as problems but I get one day off per week so that covers Saturday and I'll walk/jog during "lunch" on Friday. My plans have be... Read more
What am I doing to encourage myself and keep on track?
Monday, March 04, 2013      3 comments

I have set up a schedule for the week and, on days I cannot exercise in the AM, I am looking for a time that I can set TO exercise that day. I expect that, with a time AND a plan, I can get myself to do it! Friday I am setting up at our rum... Read more
How will I develop my healthy habit of exercising?
Sunday, March 03, 2013      2 comments

How will I develop the healthy habit of exercising on days I DON'T get to the gym in the AM? Days I work or weekends are hard--can't get there in the AM. So--I will make a list of possibilities: 1. go for a run right after I get home (sti... Read more
What healthy habit do I need to develop? 5% Challenge
Saturday, March 02, 2013      1 comments

I have no trouble with water--but I do have trouble getting my exercise IF I don't get out first thing in the AM. I don't like to go to the gym in the evening for the few classes that are offered, once hubby gets home I am self conscious about ... Read more
Vacation--great time but now to face the music
Sunday, February 17, 2013      0 comments

We had a great vacation--we were skiing for 6 days. I was outside on the slopes for at least 5 hours for 5 of those days and skied more than the height of Mt. Everest. But the jeans are snug....and we had dessert since my SIL cooked excellent me... Read more
Failure Reasons
Saturday, February 09, 2013      1 comments

I am certainly having a hard time getting any more weight off--I hit my target and then bounced right back up. Why? Well, the Winter 5% challenge got me thinking about failure reasons. Here's what I think and what I'll do. Failure reasons ... Read more
Revisiting my goals since it has been a month
Monday, February 04, 2013      0 comments

So--let's see --get to and maintain goal weight (haven't gotten back there yet) by exercising 3 days ST and 3 days cardio--doing the ST but not getting the running or whatever in every week. --stay in size 10 or smaller--yep, still fit in... Read more

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