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A Day Without Fitness is Like a Night Without Sleeping
Tuesday, June 11, 2013      2 comments

Yesterday was a fantastic start to my week. I walked 6 miles, did ten minutes of strength training to work the legs, 20 minutes of kickboxing to get the blood pumping, 15... Read more
Either You Run the Day or the Day Runs You
Monday, June 10, 2013      6 comments

Lately I've struggled with some stress and anxiety related to my weight-loss program and weigh-ins. I've been losing weight at a slower--but fairly steady--rate over the ... Read more
Don't Be Afraid to Start Over. It's a New Chance to Rebuild What You Want.
Sunday, June 09, 2013      6 comments

Well, I missed a few days. I didn't sign in to Spark for the first time since I joined and I didn't take any walks or do much of anything for the past few days. This morni... Read more
The Only Bad Workout is the One That Didn't Happen
Tuesday, June 04, 2013      5 comments

Today I was able to do twice as much strength training as I normally do, which still isn't much (about 20 minutes), but I'm making progress. As they say, the only bad work... Read more
Want it? Work for It.
Monday, June 03, 2013      3 comments

Today I lost another pound so I am finally down to 235. The next goal is to reach a 15-lb weight loss and I'm close to it! I'll just have to continue to work hard. And I d... Read more
The Future Rewards Those Who Press On
Sunday, June 02, 2013      2 comments

Today was a reward in itself. I logged 23 minutes of "intense" activity on my Bodymedia armband today, a feat which I had not yet been capable of doing. The most I'd been ... Read more
Another Day; Another Chance
Saturday, June 01, 2013      2 comments

It's June! An opportunity to start fresh with a new month and put in as much effort as possible into fitness and eating better. I was sick with a migraine the past few da... Read more
Control Your Mind = Conquer Your Body
Tuesday, May 28, 2013      6 comments

Since I started reintegrating the yoga into my life, my back pain has almost all but gone, which has opened up the opportunity to do more. Today I added strength training back into my routine. I was only able to do about 20 minutes total, but it... Read more
The Road to Success is Always Under Construction
Monday, May 27, 2013      1 comments

This week I lost another pound for a total of 12 pounds so far. The excitement of being 236 (It was February the last time I was 236) got me to thinking about the reasons ... Read more
Believe You Can & You're Halfway There
Sunday, May 26, 2013      3 comments

Tonight I'm relaxing with some coffee and a good fictionalized book about the life of Arthur Rimbaud, my favourite poet. I had a very pleasant day. I walked 6 miles and d... Read more
Take Care of Your Body and Your Body Will Take Care of You
Saturday, May 25, 2013      4 comments

Today with the help of some ibuprofen and naproxen I was able to walk 6 miles so far today, as well as tidy up the bedroom a bit. I have some extra motivation to work out m... Read more
It's Not About Perfect--It's About Effort
Wednesday, May 22, 2013      3 comments

Yesterday I lost a pound which felt like a huge accomplishment seeing that it seemed I waited so long to lose it, and made lasagna, but it was still ultimately a rather b... Read more
No One Can Defeat Me Unless I First Defeat Myself
Monday, May 20, 2013      3 comments

I took a rest day yesterday even though I didn't want to. I know I need to do what's good for me and not give in to the temptation to overtrain and succumb to myths about ... Read more
Sore is Always Better than Sorry
Sunday, May 19, 2013      3 comments

Today I'm posting about the most common excuses that get in the way of my workouts and how I can counter each excuse to stay on track. Even as much as I like to work out,... Read more
Excuses Don't Burn Calories.
Saturday, May 18, 2013      2 comments

Well, I have some good news. I figured out why I haven't been losing weight. My Bodymedia armband had been telling me to eat over 2,000 calories a day and I wasn't listening... Read more

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