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Resetting goals for Fall 5% Challenge
Wednesday, October 09, 2013      0 comments

For the last few weeks I have peeked in at my "Weight Over Time" Reports and have seen where I have plateaued and even gone in the wrong direction. I have not berated myself, because I am proud of the healthy work I did this summer and I know t... Read more
Fall 5% Challenge "Trigger" Assignment
Wednesday, October 09, 2013      0 comments

(Below I am responding to the team Leader's questions. I have also cut/paste some of my own responses from the last challenge to re-evaluate and adapt.) For the purpose of this assignment a Trigger Food is defined as the one that gets you ... Read more
Oct. 7, 2013 Day Two of planning streak
Monday, October 07, 2013      2 comments

I am here in front of the computer eating the b-fast I planned for today. I have made my lunch for school and have one snack planned for the car ride home. I put in my b-fast, lunch and 2 snacks in the Nutrition Tracker for the entire wee... Read more
Oct. 6, 2013 Planning for 8 healthy weeks
Sunday, October 06, 2013      0 comments

The Fall Challenge will start soon -- teams were announced this weekend and I am a CATS again, woohoo. (Meow) I have r-e-a-l-l-y had some tough weeks in terms of begin good to my body, so I am trying to take action to get back on track. ... Read more
Oct 2, 2013. Five months on the path...
Wednesday, October 02, 2013      0 comments

Though the last 3 weeks have been tough in terms of eating right, and the last 5 1/2 weeks have been different than my summer months (where I can work out any time I choose and have soooo much less stress), I have maintained a connection to SP,... Read more
SP Coach and 5% Challenge
Monday, September 30, 2013      1 comments

Looks like the Fall 5% Challenge will start Oct. 12. Our first assignment was to start planning. Here was my response to that message thread. I plan to consistently add rowing to workout routine. Currently, I am doing fairly well at gett... Read more
Addendum: Sep. 29
Sunday, September 29, 2013      1 comments

Neat idea I head from a guest on SP radio yesterday: The guest (Angela B) challenges herself to match her macro-nutrient chart in the nutrition tracker. I think this is kinda "game-like" and keeps her checking in each day with the tracke... Read more
Sep. 29, 2013 Fall 5 % Challenge to start soon
Sunday, September 29, 2013      0 comments

Affirmations, affirmations. I want to be my own best cheerleader. Yay, is 5 weeks into the school semester and you are still checking into SP, planning to be active in the 5% challenge; you continuing to wear your FitBit and monitor... Read more
Sep. 13, another Friday check-in
Friday, September 13, 2013      0 comments

Today I will have completed three weeks of a 15 week semester. Successes: Both Tuesday and Thursday this week I came home and walked for 50 minutes or more (very brisk pace with music). I even got on the rowing machine yesterday. I have had a ... Read more
Sep. 6, 2013 Check-in
Friday, September 06, 2013      0 comments

Today I will have completed the first two weeks of the semester. Successes: There have been days (I am not sure that it has been several), that I have come home and walked some. A couple of times my husband has walked with me. I have stuck ... Read more
Starting a new streak: one hundred days until my birthday.
Monday, August 19, 2013      0 comments

My husband and I just returned from a terrific week at Tybee Island. We kayaked almost every day, sometimes twice a day. We saw new sites while we paddled: jetties, marinas, the Cockspur lighthouse up close. Several days we could paddle near ... Read more
Day 100 of SparkStreak I began the first of May
Thursday, August 08, 2013      1 comments

So, I need to take a moment and recognize that I accomplished something BIG this summer. I started a health/fitness/wellness plan with SP (and SP Coach) right before the semester ended in May and (WOW) I have come a long way. I have been consi... Read more
Day 99: Thinking about the school year ahead
Wednesday, August 07, 2013      1 comments

Tomorrow...Day 100...I just want to celebrate my successes from the past 3 months. Today, I have some feelings of trepidation (sp?) After Tom and I get back from a week at Tybee Island, the school year will be staring me in the face. Will I... Read more
Day 98: Reflections on TV watching
Tuesday, August 06, 2013      0 comments

On yesterday's SP Coach, Dietician Becky shared habits of individuals who had lost 30 pounds and then kept the weight off. One of the habits was watching 10 hours of TV or less a week. During school months I can probably watch 10 - 15 hours to... Read more
Day 96: Munchies
Sunday, August 04, 2013      3 comments

I imagine I have the munchies today, because I overindulged at Ms. Bobo's restaurant yesterday. I have eaten 2 bowls of cereal, 2 peanut butter and blueberry sandwiches to name a couple of the items. I have tried drinking some water...will... Read more

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