That was my BFF's advice a few weeks ago - I might be having a rough patch, hitting a major bump, it all appears super hard... but just make sure to be mindful of not making it PERMA-hard: relate to it as TODAY exercise feels impossible and eat... Read more
It's been a challenging week. Big time constraints and life stress (good stuff, but stressful); a gala event where I had planned to partake but in moderation - which lead to exhaustion and overeating after I got home; overwhelm by current sch... Read more
I resist routine. I squirm out of structure, I rebel against having to do the same thing, having my time and actions pre-planned. Having to get up the same time every workday (I now have the option of occasionally working from hom - which I ta... Read more
So, in trying to find a better way to set my calorie range, I found a way to re-set the SP recommendations. There was a warning that doing this would wipe out things I was tracking, which I had assumed included only my fast-break goals. Little... Read more
Hit a motivation dip this afternon; no big deal, it resulted in a Starbucks frappuccino which I easily absorbed into my daily calorie allotment. But it scared me a little, just from the sheer familiarity of the feeling, the "@$%#$% it all / I ... Read more
A couple of great articles - good to refer back to!
www.dailyspark.com/blog. asp?post=great_excuses_to_ not_work_out
www.dailyspark.com/blog. asp?post=40_things_to_try_ when_you_dont_want_to_work_o... Read more
Hitting that critical (for me) 3-4 week period, when I historically get tired of whatever "program" I'm on. Here's current status:
I'm motivated! This definitely feels like a major life/perspective change. I'm enjoying having SP to check ... Read more
It's been 4 days since I've done any exercise. I wasn't feeling well, you see. The scratchy throat, all-over achiness and lethargy... I suppose I *could* have done *something*, but...
And this is where an interesting observation comes in... Read more
- ride a horse
- go to an aerial ropes park (e.g. http://www.sandyspringadventur epark.org/)
- try a zipline
- shop in regular-size clothing stores
- go on a plane without worrying about the size of the seat belt
- run a 5k
- keep... Read more
Well, meal planning in itself is a great idea... though I've been able to cook on the weekend to have lots of stuff available during the week, I *still* strongly resist the meal planning... not sure if it's because it reminds me of years of pai... Read more
Need a way to keep all the great info I keep finding for future reference, and may as well do it here.
Walking plans: www.familycircle.com/hea lth/walking/workouts/walk- off-10-pounds-in-28-days/?page=2
1-mile ... Read more
For a couple of days now been pretty hungry much of the time, and yesterday just couldn't stop eating... Could be part of menstrual cycle (will be interesting to track this), or just that 2-week lull.
And last night started getting a sor... Read more
Great article on working out when it's dark out / in the morning: www.dailyspark.com/blog. asp?post=how_to_make_yours elf_work_out_when_its_dark_out
- go to bed early and make sure to get enough sleep ... Read more
I'm mad today. At everything, at the world, at all the stupid work crap, at the crappy weather, the traffic, the full garages, the chores... at having to track my food and move my butt. This is familiar. And yes, the answer is usually a pint... Read more