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crazy few days

Friday, January 23, 2015      3 comments

So they closed my son's school for Thursday and Friday because about 30% of the kids and teachers are sick with the flu. Thankfully my family is healthy. But I had to take yesterday off work to stay home with him. Dad took him to work today. ... Read more

Biggest supporter

Sunday, January 18, 2015      3 comments

My spark coach task today is to blog about who has been my biggest weight loss supporter. My friends here on spark people have been my biggest support. My husband supports me but also holds me back, I think due to his own battles with weight. ... Read more

Non scale victories

Wednesday, January 14, 2015      2 comments

I stepped on the scale today. I know I shouldn't have, my weigh in isn't until Saturday. But I had hoped to see a difference. I didn't. So I'm going to focus on my non scale victories: 1. I'm walking further and faster. 2. I have le... Read more

New walking plan

Tuesday, January 13, 2015      2 comments

New plan started today. I will walk my usual route, but designate 30 minutes for my walk and see how far I can go. I hoping this will help me build up my speed. Previously I was walking a set distance (1.44 miles) and logging the time. Bu... Read more

Influencing people around me

Sunday, January 11, 2015      2 comments

My spark coach blog today is about how my changes affect people around me. I have blogged about this before. I'm seeing positive change in my sons choices. Saw this again yesterday while grocery shopping, he reminded me we were out if yogurt ... Read more

Weekly goals

Saturday, January 10, 2015      0 comments

Spark coach blog task today is to think about what I want to accomplish this week. My goal this week is to increase how often I use the recumbent bike. I've had it for a few years and haven't gotten into it. But lately the weather has been to... Read more

Friday reflections

Friday, January 09, 2015      2 comments

Hooray its Friday and tomorrow is the first weigh in for the 5% Winter Challenge. I'm excited. This week I've focused on getting back on track. Over the break I was keeping up with some of my changes but not full force. It was nice to fi... Read more

Back on track

Monday, January 05, 2015      1 comments

I've been doing well the last few days and feel like I'm finally getting back on track. At the end of the last 5% challenge, I was exercising about an hour a day and was consistent too. This week is my week to get back up there before the wint... Read more

Spark coach blog

Sunday, January 04, 2015      0 comments

Today's task is to complete the thought "I am very good at blank (exercise related) but need to work in blank". I am good at strength training and keeping proper form but I need to work on consistency. I need to work on scheduling time for exe... Read more

Things I love

Saturday, January 03, 2015      0 comments

My spark coach blog today is to list at least one thing I love about my body. I love my skin, it is soft and any scars are from my life such as my csection. But other than that, I'm not reall loving my body right now. My hips and back hurt an... Read more

Glad its Friday

Friday, January 02, 2015      1 comments

Its been a weird two weeks with holidays and work. Yesterday I wasn't feeling well and slept a good part of the day away. I guess my body needed it, but I didn't get things done that I really wanted to. Did my yoga and a cardio video this... Read more

Is it here yet?!

Wednesday, December 31, 2014      2 comments

Christmas is over, New Years is here . . . but I can't wait for the Winter 5% challenge! I'm struggling, maintaining but the only thing I have lost is my motivation. I know getting healthy is for me, but having the team to be accountable... Read more

I needed a pick me up

Wednesday, December 17, 2014      2 comments

Work has not been fun this week. I chaired a meeting yesterday that was supposed to go really well as I had good news for people and it didn't go well at all. Then I walked in and had someone chew me out this morning because she feels I've bee... Read more

Having a hard time lately

Tuesday, December 16, 2014      4 comments

I've been hurting again. I think I angered my SI joint last week and it was more inflamed than usual. I've been having trouble sleeping because of the pain. I did take some of my major pain killers, but they just treat the pain, not the infla... Read more

Getting a grill for christmas :)

Wednesday, December 10, 2014      1 comments

My MIL is getting me a grill for Christmas. I've been wanting one for years, but my husband kept putting it off because he couldn't decide what type he wanted. I just wanted a traditional charcoal grill, didn't need to be anything fancy. And ... Read more

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