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December Challenge Results
Wednesday, January 05, 2011      3 comments

Before I move on to my thoughts of the New Year, I wanted to report my results of the December Challenge I participated in: 1. exercise for at least 30 minutes 5 days a week 2. drink at least 8 glasses of water 3. eat at least 5 ... Read more
Happy New Year!
Friday, December 31, 2010      6 comments

I have many thoughts spinning around in my head but not a lot of time to write them, so for now I just wanted to post a short blog wishing everyone a safe, healthy, and happy New Years! Whether you are staying home or going out, alone or with ... Read more
Wednesday, December 29, 2010      7 comments

Okay, if someone doesn't lose weight or even gains weight, but loses inches, we generally assume (with reason) that this is because they are burning fat but gaining muscle, which is denser, right? Well, when I finally weighed myself this mo... Read more
Christmas Quiz
Tuesday, December 21, 2010      3 comments

took this quiz from 4-1HEALTHYCYNDI.....Looking forward to seeing other people's responses too. ENJOY and MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!! ____________________________ __________ Have you been naughty or nice this year? Nice, I think. What... Read more
Behave Like a Kid Day
Sunday, December 19, 2010      5 comments

Today (yesterday technically) we celebrated two friends birthdays by being kids for the day. First we went sledding, which I haven't done in probably 2 decades (eep). One of them is from the South and she decided that she wanted to do someth... Read more
Thursday, December 16, 2010      5 comments

Because some days I just need a reminder of why I'm doing this, watching what I'm eating and working out etc. *Because I want my hip to stop hurting *Because I want to be able to keep up with my niece *Because I want to still be active ... Read more
Scales and Medications and Water
Monday, December 13, 2010      7 comments

A couple of unrelated thoughts. First, I have been randomly measuring stuff since Thanksgiving. My husband found me a small scale for food It's kind of a pain to use, so I won't be using it every day or even all that often, but I have be... Read more
Working out... not so much...
Friday, December 10, 2010      2 comments

Kind of ironic after I had just posted about how exercise had gotten to be a habit, but I didn't exercise either yesterday or today. Why? A big factor, I confess, is time. I have no room at all in the living room to work out at the mo... Read more
Good Moments
Monday, December 06, 2010      5 comments

I just love those moments when something clicks and you realize that you really are doing well, doing the right thing, and that people are noticing. My husband and I were talking about the possibility of buying a house (not a right away--bu... Read more
The van update and positive thoughts
Friday, December 03, 2010      6 comments

An update on the van situation.... The police have found our van. We won't know until Monday how much damage has been done but I'm hoping it will be fixable. Fingers crossed. In the meantime, I'm really exited about gaming tonight a... Read more
Zannachan's No Good Awful Terrible Day And Trying to Think Positively
Tuesday, November 30, 2010      12 comments

First the No Good part. To be frank, today stunk big time. First, I got up and went to the gym (yay) but was dragging from the very beginning even though I was using the same settings on the elliptical I've been using for awhile and should... Read more
Hate to Exercise Part II and December Challenge
Monday, November 29, 2010      4 comments

First, do you remember the blog post that I wrote last week about hating to exercise? I was writing in response to a blog Yoovie posted where she was irritated at someone (or someones) on sparks whining about hating to exercise and that exercis... Read more
Stolen from GOZEKIGRL(thanks!)
Wednesday, November 24, 2010      3 comments

Wednesday, November 24, 2010 1. Why are you on Spark? I came to spark because I was looking for information on exercise and a friend directed me here. I stayed because of the community. 2. What works for you (weightloss)? Still fi... Read more
Monday, November 22, 2010      10 comments

I was messing around with my spark pages because I had some downtime, and I realized that my set date for reaching my goal weight is in just over 2 months. As I've been losing weight at best painfully slowly (and not losing or even gaining weig... Read more
Lifelong Exercise Program When You Don't Like Exercise?
Saturday, November 20, 2010      5 comments

I have been thinking a lot lately about long term goals and plans, especially relating to exercise--what will I do after I meet my goals of fitness, weight, etc.? Will I keep going, or will I backslide into bad habits. Obviously, I want to kee... Read more

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