Last night my grandson really wanted me to go swimming with him, but it was after I'd done time on the stationary bike and my "problem" knee was letting me know I'd pushed a little too hard. So I promised, Layton we'd go first thing this mornin... Read more
We're in St. Louis for the week-end... which is nice... but means I can't get outside to exercise! Fortunately, I was able to lift a few weights and ride the stationary bike for just a bit shy of 30 minutes at a level 5 and above... for a tot... Read more
Walking! Walking! Walking!
Yesterday was absolutely beautiful and I'm pleased to say I took advantage of the sunshine!! My first walk was with my students when we took a twenty minute jaunt around our campus... Great conversation that wouldn't have been the same within t... Read more
Day 2 of 5 K Virtual Walk
Today is day two of my participation in the 5K walk, which meant walking 1 mile!! I'm happy to report I did it and felt great afterwards... I could probably push myself harder and farther, but decided to start slow and steady.... tomorrow is 1.... Read more
Sunny Day = Sunny Mood= Wonderful Day
Today has been a beautiful day, with lots of sunshine! The sunshine inspired my young students and I to go on a twenty minute walk around our campus! It was cool and brisk and very exhilarating!!! If you haven't viewed the world through the ... Read more
Weekly Weigh-In Today!
Today is my weekly weigh-in for the Brummer Brother Challenge! I'm pleased to say that I lost 1.2 pounds, which is less than my weekly goal of two pounds, but I'll take it!!!
Not sure, why my loss was less this week, perhaps I didn't work o... Read more
Lazy Sunday NOT so Lazy Today
It's been a blustery day here today, but I didn't let that stop me from going outside to play with my grandson, we played in the yard and tried to fly a kite, but there wasn't enough wind! Next, we made a trip to the local park... where he pla... Read more
Thanks to SPARKPEOPLE.COM
To say it's been a busy week is a bit of an understatement, but thanks to all that I'm learning on this website I've been able to make continued progress towards ALL of my goals!!! I've also managed to keep my stress under control; when I feel ... Read more
Getting Enough of the Right Stuff
I'm happy to say that I've successfully tracked my caloric intake since I joined on February 5th; but I am having a hard time meeting the minimum when it comes to getting enough calcium in my diet! (I'm eating more lowfat/nonfat yogurt, cottage... Read more
Slow and Steady Progress...
I'm happy to say that shed two more pounds this past week!! I would love to be putting up bigger numbers, but I'm okay with two pounds, as I'm meeting one of my short term goals, for the third week in a row!!! :) I've also been able to stay on... Read more
Chapter 2 Goal Setting
It was reaffirming to read about the importance of goal setting, not just long term, but middle term and short term as well. I think the goals I'd set prior to reading chapter two are right on target for me, although I may need to tweak them a ... Read more
Slow and Steady Wins the Race!
Well, today was my weekly weigh-in and I'm happy to say that I'm down 2.2 pounds; this helps me maintain my goal of losing two pounds a week!
To top it off, the weather outside today has been absolutely beautiful, I enjoyed a delicious, but... Read more
End of Week 1
I began my Spark journey a week ago today and am happy to say that I'm even more excited about this SPARKPEOPLE than I was last week! I've had extra time to explore the website this week, due to 3 1/2 snow days, so I have much better understan... Read more
Week One.. THANKFUL
Today I am thankful; thankful for this wonderful site and all the great people I'm meeting! It's wonderful knowing that EVERY question/concern I have regarding getting healthy and living a better life can and will be answered somewhere on this... Read more
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One of the Spark teams I opted to join is the Stress Busting Challenge; I chose this as one of the teams I wanted to commit to because I've seen the negative effects of stress not only in my own life, but in the lives of those around me as well!... Read more