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Fall 5% Challenge:Care Bear Team--Individual Results
Tuesday, November 30, 2010      6 comments

I was part of the Fall 5% Challenge with the Care Bear Team. The goal was to lose 5% of our body weight. My start weight at the beginning of the challenge was 138.0 and my 5% goal was to lose 6.9 pounds. My weight at the end was 13... Read more
7 Daily Goals Report-Day 1
Tuesday, November 30, 2010      12 comments

Yesterday, I blogged about my "Seven Daily Goals" and said that I was going to report on them every day until I hit my goal weight of 115. Here is how I did yesterday on on goals. 1 Eat in 1200-1550 calorie range: 1490 calories actual ... Read more
Seven Daily Goals---Hitting My Targets
Monday, November 29, 2010      10 comments

The future belongs to those who prepare for it today. - Malcolm X, American spokesman for the Nation of Islam I weigh the same at the end of this month as I did at the beginning. It could be worse... I could weigh more. The point is th... Read more
Happiness in the here and now...
Wednesday, November 24, 2010      12 comments

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise grows it under his feet. - James Oppenheim, short-story writer, novelist, poet I just read several blogs by a woman whose son died in an accident. It makes me think about how I ... Read more
Exercise and eating slipping
Tuesday, November 23, 2010      10 comments

I find that I have been slipping with my daily exercise this past week. I've been busy with the kitchen remodel, but I still could have gotten out each day and at least walked 3 miles. I've only gotten out twice in the past seven days. Not goo... Read more
Kitchen Redo---bit by bit
Thursday, November 18, 2010      20 comments

We have been remodeling our kitchen bit by bit. Two years ago, we had all of the very old appliances replaced with stainless steel ones. We also replaced the light fixtures and put in brushed nickel/white fixtures and replaced the knobs on the ... Read more
I'm in the 0.01%!!!!
Monday, November 15, 2010      27 comments

According to this article, only 0.01% of the population followed all seven health factors outlined by the American Heart Association (AHA) as critical for living long healthy lives! I follow all seven!!! How about you? www.spa... Read more
Running slow is the way to go!
Monday, November 15, 2010      21 comments

At least for me that is..... I'm a really slow runner to start out with. I always have been that way, even when I was much younger. Anyway, I'm discovering that I really enjoy running when I just get out there and plod along. Today, the ... Read more
I know exactly why I haven't lost weight recently!
Friday, November 05, 2010      24 comments

Did you know that Sparkpeople has a great nutrition report that can show you how often you eat in range? Well, they do....and here's what mine has looked like for the last two months: ... Read more
October Results/November Goals
Monday, November 01, 2010      16 comments

My goals for October were: (1) Track all of my food --Whoo Hoo! I did this (2) Walk or run/walk at least 3 miles every day--I did this all but four days. (3) Continue with the c25k program as scheduled---I did this for two wee... Read more
Last Place: Shannon McNamara 5k 2011
Monday, November 01, 2010      24 comments

Yesterday, I ran a 5k and came in last. My time was 39:18. It was two minutes slower than when I ran this race last year and came in next to last. The big difference is that this year I'm pleased with myself, whereas last year I was disa... Read more
Can't stop eating!!!
Tuesday, October 26, 2010      25 comments

Today is one of those weird days where it seems like all I want to do is eat. It's 4pm right now and I'm right at the top of my calorie range for the day. I told myself earlier today that instead of mindless eating, I was going to blog the nex... Read more
Running practice 5k's---picking up the pace.
Monday, October 25, 2010      12 comments

First: Other than the day I was sick and in the ER, I've been running or walking at least 3 miles every day and tracking all my food since August 25th. I have to say, I am finding it much easier mentally to go outside and get in my 3 miles. ... Read more
5K Crazy!!!! Three races in 5 weeks...
Thursday, October 21, 2010      11 comments

About 6 weeks ago, I got the "running bug" and started running again. I planned on doing the c25k and figured out that I would be ready for a 5k right around Thanksgiving. So I announced to my family that I would be running a 5k that morning... Read more
Two things I'm avoiding...Strength Training and Paperwork
Wednesday, October 20, 2010      11 comments

Strength Training and Paper Work...ugh! I'm not crazy about either one of these. Last year, when I first joined SP, I really got into strength training. I did p90x and also worked my way up to 50 military push-ups. I got a pinched nerve ... Read more

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