I was able to figure out my Sparktracker yesterday evening. It logged 10,076 steps as opposed to my pedo, which said 6238. I was also on point with my food; 1608 calories (give or take, as I chose things that were 'similar' to the IRL food I ate... Read more
Consistency - overcoming obstacles
In spite of technical difficulties, I am remaining consistent. 26 days logging into Sparkpeople. Sleeping consistently well. Running/miscellaneous other exercise consistently, and tracking food.
This morning, I realized - 20 minutes into my... Read more
So, maybe the Superbowl didn't end up a pitfall for me ... but my daughter's sleepover birthday was. I had too much food. As in, I bought and served too much food and I ate too much food. My daily calorie range is supposed to be 1480 - 1830. I w... Read more
Consistency Update - Chapter 2 and 3
Today, I celebrate my 20th day of logging into Sparkpeople CONSISTENTLY, 14 days of being CONSISTENT (mostly; there was one day I didn't) in visiting Black Betty (my treadmill - Pedo says 10808 steps for yesterday), and 14 days of CONSISTENTLY s... Read more
Still Trying to Develop Consistency
My previously listed goals must have just been too complex, or too much all at once - because they've not been a successful tool in helping me to develop consistency.
I changed my goal to 'log onto Sparkpeople daily'. I've been consistent ... Read more
I've been working with a personal coach from Dr. Roizen's 'Enforcer' program and have developed some pretty good/realistic goals to help me develop consistency. Planning to track them here in a little more depth than on the Sparkpeople Tracker p... Read more
Today's Sparkcoach lesson was about Diet Saboteurs; those people in your life who are less than supportive of your healthy efforts for various reasons. This is a hard one for me, because I have one who is very close in my life and one who is 'ou... Read more
What do I hope to achieve?
Today's Sparkcoach session was about defining your vision. Sparkguy didn't use those words, but that's what popped into my mind.
I've got exactly two minutes or I won't have time for Yoga before my shower, waking the kids up, and rushing of... Read more
It's Been Far Too Long, My Friends
Sheesh. The last time I posted anything beyond a status was in January. That's bad.
I'm on a roll with Sparkcoach, though. I started taking notes on the sessions. That seems to help me pay attention/remember/internalize the information bet... Read more
I got the letter in the mail today. The one from my husband's employer, informing me of how lucky I am to have the great opportunity to improve my health by working with the care management team this year to set some goals. My "health issue" lis... Read more
Lazy Blog Post
I need one more point for a bonus spin on the Sparkpoints wheel. So, I'm posting this blog. Lazy, I know. Tomorrow's will be better.... Read more
Wow - it's been over a month!
Gosh, I've sure not posted in a while. Had a couple weeks of great healthy living, then I got a cold and an ear infection and totally wasn't feeling it any more.
I'm on the mend now, and after two days of hogging down Halloween candy like ... Read more
More Fit By Spring
Today, my 'More Fit by Spring' goals are:
- drink 8 glasses of water
-stay within calorie range
-12,000 steps on my Fitbit... Read more
Today's Challenge - No TV?
I've not sat and watched TV in weeks. I watch others in my family sit and watch TV while I'm cleaning the kitchen, doing laundry, putting away the groceries, and on and on and on.
Staying away from the computer, however, now THAT would be ... Read more
Milestone - 20 Pounds~ Woo hoo!
Yesterday, I finally saw it. The number that means I've lost 20 pounds so far. And it's only taken me 2 years of fits and starts! That's okay - I'm motivated to use the momentum and what I've learned thus far to take off the next 20 a whole lot ... Read more
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