Today's SparkCoach challenge is to write myself a letter as my own best friend. While mulling over the challenge, I tuned into the Fatloser course lesson #19
( www.fatloser.com ) and decided to write this blog instead. I've be... Read more
Today's SparkCoach challenge is to turn off the TV for 24 hours. Not happening. Not today. I have enough days in the week when the TV remains off, but Tuesday is NCIS, and DH and I love to kick back and watch Gibbs, Tony, McGee, Abby, Ducky, ... Read more
The other night, DH and I stayed at a hotel near a restaurant hosting a wine dinner so we wouldn't have to drive. The next morning, we dropped off our keys at the front desk and said we had the bill slipped under the door. The youngish desk cl... Read more
1. I tracked focus goals all of June, July, and August.
2. A major project at work is completed...yay!
3. I continue to maintain within +/- 3% of my goal weight...even through travel and vacation.... Read more
So ends my summer of tracking. In August, I added a goal to my tracking calendar to move at least 25 minutes each day. Here's the tally of all four calendar goals (Calories within limits, less Alcohol, six hours of Sleep, Fitness 25 minutes):
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Okay,I've put this off long enough. Time for those July stats for the three primary goals: calories within range, less alcohol, six hours of sleep.
Calories: 48% (4% improvement over June)
Alcohol: 45% (11% down from June)
Sleep: ... Read more
In cleaning out my hard drive, I finally found some pictures of me "before" so I could make a comparison. Note that the "after" picture is cropped from me standing next to DH, so the cropping itself is skinnier than for the "before" picture, bu... Read more
[SECOND EDIT: SP replied quickly to my report, saying one of the coaches had already deactivated this person's account. Apparently I wasn't the only one to get her e-mail. Glad she's gone (assuming JLOVE55/Jennifer is really a "she").
[E... Read more
On May 28, I started focusing on 3 main goals: C (calories within limits), A (alcohol at a lower level--trying to reduce), B (bedtime early enough to get at least 6 hours of sleep). To visualize, I made a calendar and rewarded myself with a go... Read more
This morning I read a delightful Spark mail from BABARR67, whose youthful gym experiences were less than wonderful, and her words triggered not-so-great memories of my own. Here's my response to her:
"I feel your pain about the gym...perha... Read more
Thanks to PATRICE_E for pointing me to www.modelmydiet.com/ for virtual models. The program I used previously stopped working, so I never did an update. Before I get to the results, let me point out that after visiting Patrice... Read more