SP Premium
CLAIRESGG
1-99 SparkPoints 17
SparkPoints
 

CLAIRESGG's Blogs

Reflection on DASH
Tuesday, August 27, 2013      5 comments

Being on the third day of this new diet and driving about 80 miles by myself today has given me a a chance to ponder. I have already seen at least two benefits to the DASH. One, I have had to plan ahead my meals. I knew I needed to do this but I... Read more
Day 2 DASH
Monday, August 26, 2013      5 comments

For those wanting to follow this diet in action: About finished with our second day of the DASH diet. We had boiled eggs, Canadian bacon and tomato juice for breakfast. Fresh vegetables and avocado dip and Greek yogurt and nuts was for sna... Read more
Day 1 of DASH
Sunday, August 25, 2013      0 comments

Today has gone well except I am really wanting to eat right now at bedtime. I followed the menu and did just fine. I was not hungry at all until tonight. We will see how tomorrow goes. I don't think my husband likes this at all. We may be p... Read more
Tomorrow is THE Day
Saturday, August 24, 2013      6 comments

My DH and I will start our new eating regiment tomorrow. We are trying the DASH diet. It has been voted the best DIET the last two years. This eating program was developed by nutritionist and doctors for diabetics and heart patients as a lifelon... Read more
Review of Words
Tuesday, August 20, 2013      2 comments

For bonus I have to review how my words progressed or were involved in my week. I did add some intensity most days when I walked. The problem was when I added the intensity my endurance went down so I have tried to find a happy medium. I try to ... Read more
Overindulgence
Sunday, August 18, 2013      2 comments

That is what this weekend has been for me. I went to a church women's retreat yesterday and had spent the night on Friday because I had to help set up on Friday night. Breakfast, SWEETS! Chocolate every place throughout the day. Today, Mom's bir... Read more
Variety
Friday, August 16, 2013      2 comments

Thought for the day is VARIETY.WE have all heard "variety is the spice of life". Maybe I need to apply that to my getting healthy life also. As I have been reevaluating my program I have noticed that there is not a lot of variety in my exercise... Read more
Intensity
Wednesday, August 14, 2013      2 comments

Today I did my regular walk but added intensity. I cut 6 minutes from my time. I had run a few intervals yesterday and my back hurt all afternoon so guess it wasn't good for all the bulging disc I have. I upped my speed walking today and therefo... Read more
Teeny Tiny Increase
Tuesday, August 13, 2013      3 comments

This morning I did a two mile walk instead of a three mile one but I added a little something to see if I could increase the intensity. I put in 4 thirty second runs to up the intensity. I did pretty good. No shortness of breathe or nausea or ot... Read more
Last Week Evaluation
Monday, August 12, 2013      4 comments

I have not pushed myself this week. Weather is rain, rain, rain and I don't like cardio except outside. I have to change that about myself! I need a new program and one that pushes me. I have lots of hot flashes and hate being hot when I don't h... Read more
Maintaining
Friday, August 09, 2013      2 comments

BUT want to lose! This is a slow old process. Partly because of me and partly just my body. I was thinking this morning about the 6 pounds I have lost the last few weeks is weight I lost last year and regained the first few months of this year. ... Read more
Family and Healthy Eating
Wednesday, August 07, 2013      2 comments

Well, has been a family weekend. My husband's daughter and husband have been here from Boston. Eating out several times can be bad for the eating and losing job. Exercise was not the best either! Don't know what I am going to do about consi... Read more
Still Don't Know
Friday, August 02, 2013      3 comments

I have been "dieting" for years. I am not excessively overweight but for the last 20 years have been anywhere from 20-50 pounds above where my body should be. In other words, have a child, have a hysterectomy, hit 40, gain 40. I would go on a di... Read more
Cleaning Day
Thursday, August 01, 2013      0 comments

Got to clean the whole house today, yuk. My DH's daughter and husband will be here tomorrow. They are coming from Boston so not here more than once a year so big deal even though only for two days. I am not a big CLEANER. My house is usually mes... Read more
Life
Wednesday, July 31, 2013      1 comments

One of my passions is basket weaving and that skill was taught to me by a special lady. In the 1980's I took a class to weave and loved it. It was a little expensive for a mother raising three kids and the lady was from Michigan and only a visit... Read more

« First Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Last Page »