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Virtual 5K training - Day One
Friday, February 25, 2011      1 comments

I am scheduled to run a 5K in May and am in a training group for it. The problem is that everyone else is training for a half marathon and I was trying to keep up with them. It soon became clear I was overtraining. I have taken nearly two wee... Read more
He said my butt is firmer!
Saturday, February 12, 2011      4 comments

My husband commented today, without my asking, that my belly looks smaller. He also said my butt is firmer and shapelier. My goal is to run a 5K in May, but let me just say that hearing him say he is noticing attractive changes in my body... w... Read more
My new energy drink!
Friday, February 11, 2011      1 comments

I just read a post from a Facebook friend saying she has been drinking more water (and green tea) and has had a lot more energy. We are bumping up our mileage in my 5K training... everyone else is training for a half marathon, so we are schedul... Read more
Fast Break - Day Two
Tuesday, February 08, 2011      0 comments

My husband and I were still fighting full force in the morning. I didn't take anything to work for lunch. At least I had a bowl of cereal for breakfast before leaving in the morning. The person scheduled to bring fruits or veggies yesterday f... Read more
Maybe I shouldn't have had the ice cream.
Monday, February 07, 2011      4 comments

Yesterday was day one of the Fast Break for me. I am focusing on two servings of fruits and vegetables a day, 10 minutes of exercise, and eight hours of sleep. The fruits and veggies were easy. I did a 45-minute walk DVD, keeping the movemen... Read more
Jumping Rope
Friday, February 04, 2011      3 comments

Chris "Spark Guy" Downie mentions in The Spark that he took up jump rope because of its benefits, including balance and coordination. I loved jump rope as a kid and could really use better balance and coordination, so I decided to give it a try... Read more
How Blogging Saved Me Calories
Thursday, February 03, 2011      2 comments

It's been a great morning of eating healthy. Now I just enjoyed about 140 calories of a delicious dark chocolate bar. This fits nicely into my day, as long as I keep it at the amount I've eaten. It was hard not to grab the bar and break off a... Read more
Funny How Things Change
Wednesday, February 02, 2011      2 comments

We went out for pizza tonight. It was DELICIOUS! It really hit the spot. Everything was perfect, including the cinnamon rolls afterward. I was pleasantly stuffed. It wasn't long before I realized that was a pleasantly stuffed feeling. ... Read more
5K training, Biggest Loser contest, and The Spark
Saturday, January 29, 2011      1 comments

I'm training to run a 5K in May. I am a little confused about what all I am supposed to do this week, but I at least know I am getting in the mileage I need to. I don't want to run outside because of the ice... I tend to fall a lot (heaven hel... Read more
Thankful for the Spark
Thursday, January 27, 2011      0 comments

I have been doing well losing weight these past few weeks. We are doing a Biggest Loser contest at work. This is the third week in a row I have lost. I was down one pound this week. After the last couple weeks of great weight loss, it was a ... Read more
Meeting Goals
Wednesday, January 26, 2011      1 comments

January has been a good month for me. Last night, I earned the next level trophy. My goal was to earn it by the end of the month, but I got it about a week early! Plus, thanks to purchasing "The Spark" I only have 300 SparkPoints to go for my... Read more
No More Special K Diet
Saturday, January 22, 2011      1 comments

Back when I wasn't already eating a lot of fruits and vegetables, the Special K Challenge worked for me for a short time. Now since we have been eating lots of fruits and veggies at work--and at home now too!--I have already been eating less. ... Read more
My Poor Tummy
Tuesday, January 18, 2011      1 comments

I was supposed to start the Special K Challenge yesterday, but didn't quite hit the mark. I am trying again today. I had the Red Berries cereal for breakfast. Once I got to work, I enjoyed some wonderfully delicious fruit. Then I added a Spe... Read more
Blogging for Success
Monday, January 17, 2011      1 comments

Outside evidence for the importance of blogging can be found at health.yahoo.net/article
ogger-weight-loss-transformations . These are great stories of people who have lost lots of weight and mad... Read more
How Fun!
Sunday, January 16, 2011      0 comments

I just found messages attached to some of the SparkGoodies I have received. Thanks to all who have sent them and for the messages attached. SparkPeople makes working toward our healthy goals more fun. Fun helps increase the likelihood of succ... Read more

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