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Day 94:
Friday, August 02, 2013      2 comments

I have an interesting action step today, assigned by Spark Coach. I am probably nearing the end of their beginning program and I have been asked to share my progress with others. From SP Coach: "Dig out some of the before/during/after pict... Read more
3 self compliments
Friday, July 26, 2013      2 comments assignment from sp coach. 1. Good job on being very active these past 3 months. 2. Good job on consistency and enthusiasm. 3. Hey, you seem stronger. Wow you can lift your own kayak to top of car! ... Read more
CATS team pre-challenge assignment #1
Monday, July 22, 2013      2 comments

Here are my responses to CATS team pre-challenge assignment #1. Just 5 days left before the start of our 8-week challenge. What will you do for exercise? 1. Walk in my neighborhood (listen to SP radio, music, german lessons, books on t... Read more
Day 82: Looking at that plateau again.
Sunday, July 21, 2013      0 comments

I am excited for the upcoming Summer 2013 5% challenge to start. I think it will be neat to have a team that I can keep in touch with. I am also excited that I should get my new FitBit in the mail early to mid-week this week. I hope to bump u... Read more
Day 80: Back from FL trip.
Friday, July 19, 2013      0 comments

Just got in from a walk. Really needed it as we spent 13 hours in the car yesterday. Looking forward to the Summer 2013 5% Challenge. Have been working on the warm-up assignments while in FL. Today, I even changed my ticker to a pounds l... Read more
assignment #4 Summer 2013 5 % challenge
Wednesday, July 17, 2013      0 comments

Below I am responding to the team Leander's questions: For the purpose of this assignment a Trigger Food is defined as the one that gets you off course; you are not truly hungry yet you are eating. A Trigger Situation is where you are, who ... Read more
assignment #3 Summer 2013 5 % challenge
Wednesday, July 17, 2013      2 comments

This team activity is to list my goals -- reasons to work hard at the 5% challenge: 1, energy, energy, energy. ( for family and for the school year) 2. Strong body and back. 3. Toned body, arms legs. 4. Be healthier and fight off cold... Read more
assignment #1 Summer 2013 5 % challenge
Wednesday, July 17, 2013      0 comments

Have you got your gym clothes, runners, water bottle, etc. ready to go? Currently in Fl, but I will purchase a FitBit when I get home. Excited to use the technology to help motivate me get more steps/ fitness minutes in per day...especially when... Read more
Day 74: on the road
Saturday, July 13, 2013      1 comments

Will be on the road most of the day today. Have eaten good snacks, but did splurge at Huey's for lunch.... Read more
Day 73: I figured this was going on...
Friday, July 12, 2013      0 comments

I knew my scale would soon show evidence that I had not been staying in my suggested calorie range. Interestingly, today's SP Coach topic was about revisiting one's... Read more
A quick tally...
Thursday, July 11, 2013      2 comments

Today is the 30+31+11th=72nd day on SP this summer. I have tried to incorporate some healthy habits along the way: 1) H20. Lots of it. 2) Less caffiene. I do not drink soda, but I love my morning coffee. 3) Less Splenda...I'll get b... Read more
Day 71: Trip to FL coming up
Wednesday, July 10, 2013      2 comments

Husband and I have a trip to FL coming up, and I am having a few dreads. 1) Long car ride; 2) out of routine--fitness and healthy eating; 3) limited access to internet, if any 4) the summer is getting away from me a the school year fast approa... Read more
Day 69....Yikes
Monday, July 08, 2013      0 comments

Interesting...this is what I noted in SP Coach and the "Coach" gave me advice to go with my 2 out of 5 healthy eating response. One bite at a time essentially Highlights/Challenges Slid down the"healthy eating hill" some more yesterday. ... Read more
Wait, I had something that I wanted to record...
Saturday, July 06, 2013      0 comments

Whichever day was my most recent day of swimming (when I changed my pattern from sets of 2 to sets of 3), that was a day that I stepped on the Wii Fit and whatever my BMI was, the Wii said I was in the NORMAL range. Woo hoo! I must be there at t... Read more
Day 67: Family and friends' pet have left...
Saturday, July 06, 2013      0 comments

I probably ate 2600 calories yesterday. Yes, I went back and did my food tracker to try to be accountable for those choices in eating and inform myself of caloric intake. Why did I make these choices? Well, this is something I may need to ref... Read more

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