HELP, FELLOW SPARKIES!
The past week, a bad cold and allergies have kept me from exercising. This morning I was so happy to feel well enough to go out for a run. Seven minutes into it, my foot slid off the sidewalk, I came down on the side of it and heard this "cruuuu... Read more
30 Day Blog Challenge - Days 10, 11, and 12
Needing to play catch up here. Been under the weather due to head cold and allergies. Thusly, I will try to keep my answers short and sweet.
Q, Day 10: Why are you working towards the goal you talked about on Day 1? Particular health goal? ... Read more
30 Day Blog Challenge - Day 9
Q. How old are you and do you think your thoughts about weight loss, fitness, and wellness have changed over time?
A. I am 41. Yes, my thoughts about weight loss, fitness, and wellness have changed over time.
In my younger years, I d... Read more
30 Day Blog Challenge - Day 8
Q. What do you think will be different when you reach your goal weight? If you are in maintenance, what did you think would be different? What actually was different?
Whoops - I've missed a few days, gotta catch up!
I imagine that wh... Read more
30 Day Blog Challenge - Day 7
Q. How do you measure progress towards or maintenance? Scale weight? Body fat percentage? How your clothes fit? Other?
A. I'm still trying to figure this out. I think how my clothes fit is probably going to be the best gauge for me.... Read more
30 Day Blog Challenge - Day 6
Q. What has been most challenging about maintaining a weight loss (now or in the past)?
A. Any time I've lost weight in the past, I've been unable to maintain the weight loss because I have approached the process of losing weight as a temp... Read more
30 Day Blog Challenge - Day 5
Q. What is your weight history like? How old where you when you first 'went on a diet'? Have you lost and regained? How is this time different from others?
A. I was a normal, healthy weight all through my growing up years. Never really tho... Read more
30 Day Blog Challenge - Day 4
Q. What are (or were) your fears about weight loss?
A: Honestly, when I first read this question, it seemed silly to me. But after I thought about it, I guess I'm afraid that once I am fit/healthy, I'll have loose sagging skin that will re... Read more
WOO HOO RACE RESULTS!
I set the bar very low today. My goal was to NOT finish second to the last in my age group, as I had the last race I ran (which was actually an improvement over the race I ran before).
I finished 27th out of 40 women in my age group; I fee... Read more
30 Day Blog Challenge - Day 3
Q: 3. Who have you shared your weight loss goals with? What has been good about sharing your goals?
A: My mother is my biggest supporter. My husband is also trying to lose weight (to lower our insurance premiums), but he'... Read more
30 Day Blog Challenge - Day 2
Q. How did you pick your goal weight? Did you pick an ultimate goal weight at the beginning of your weight loss? Did it change? Did you set smaller goals along the way?
A. I have not necessarily chosen a goal weight. I'm going to just keep... Read more
30 Day Blog Challenge - Day 1
30 days has September...I saw this challenge posted by CODEMAULER, who credited DRAFTLOVER with the idea originally. Here's the day 1 question:
Q: Your stats. Starting stats, current stats, goal stats. Are you currently trying to lose weigh... Read more
Next Week's Goal - Be the Data Queen!
Starting today, I'm going to be hypervigilant about recording my data. Something is really keeping me stuck here, and I swear I'm determined to figure out what it is.
I've been a bit sloppy about recording my nutrition, and have not been r... Read more
Darn it all anyway
So, I came back from my run yesterday - a not so great run; my stopwatch quit about 3/4 of the way through, it was uncomfortably hot, and I was feeling like my "get up and go" got up and went. I just couldn't seem to find that place where you ge... Read more
Too Many Directions
Yup. As I had feared, life is creeping in. I'm in the 3rd week of the 28 day fitness bootcamp. I was doing great with completing the 7-10 minute videos, and keeping up with the 30 minutes of cardio every day; either running with the 5K Your Way ... Read more
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