Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.


    THE_OPTIMIST   76,760
SparkPoints
60,000-79,999 SparkPoints
 
 
THE_OPTIMIST's Blog Entry Summary View



Ouch, my back ;-)

Tuesday, May 31, 2011      4 comments

The last few weeks have been very hectic and I hardly had any time to spend in my vegetable garden or go jogging. But I have lots of time this week, a good time to sort out the vegetable beds and get into the jogging habit again. Unfortunat... Read more

Great running quote

Saturday, November 13, 2010      3 comments

Somebody showed me list today with tips for running. Most of the tips were things I had read before but one sentence stuck in my head: emoticonRead more

Jogging and giving up

Wednesday, November 10, 2010      4 comments

The other day I read in a magazine that walking is better than jogging as too many people give up jogging too quickly, whereas hardly anybody gives up walking once they've started. I can relate to that. I love going for long walks if I have... Read more

My first year at Sparkpeople - a big disappointment and ...

Wednesday, August 18, 2010      12 comments

... a huge success at the same time ! emoticon Why a big disappointment, I hear you shout! Well, when I join... Read more

"May" I bore you with my blog?

Tuesday, June 01, 2010      5 comments

May has been an interesting month! On May 2nd I achieved one goal which had been on my mind for a long time: I walked a 26mile marathon in 7 1/2hrs. I was absolutely shattered and in pain but the feeling of success was great. Then I was sor... Read more

My personal trainer

Saturday, May 15, 2010      3 comments

Although I do a lot of walking, I have decided that I want to go running too and hopefully run most of the 5k run/walk in July. I tried runing before but without any success. So........................ I've invested in a personal trainer! ... Read more

A new challenge ............. I think!

Friday, May 07, 2010      4 comments

Since completing the 26mile walk on Sunday I have been thinking about a new challenge and couldn't think about one. Ok, I registered for a 5k run (actually it will be a mixture of running and walking for me), and I could make it a challenge to r... Read more

I did it! I walked the whole 26miles!

Sunday, May 02, 2010      11 comments

Yes, I did it! emoticon I nearly didn't! We walked nearly 20 miles in constant rain and it was VERY wind... Read more

The Sarsen Trail

Tuesday, April 13, 2010      3 comments

Quote from the Wiltshire Wildlife Trust website: "The Sarsen Trail follows a 26-mile route across undulating Wiltshire countryside with stunning views across the Vale of Pewsey and the Avon Valley. The unique route links two of the UK's World ... Read more

A new start is required, but how do I find the motivation?

Tuesday, February 23, 2010      10 comments

I've been logging on to sparkpeople since August last year and things went really well. I lost weight and felt great. I even kept my weight down over Christmas. Then I put on weight in January but even that I got under control again and the moti... Read more

England at a standstill?!?

Wednesday, January 06, 2010      3 comments

Here is a bit of fun for all you non-Uk people: England is at a standstill! Why??? We've had some snow emoticonRead more

"You're getting fitter!" Who, me???

Monday, December 07, 2009      5 comments

Weather permitting, OH and I like to go for a long walk on a Sunday afternoon and yesterday we went on a walk we hadn't done for quite a while - one hour along the canal and then one hour back (before the rain starts again). We started off... Read more

Oh dear!

Thursday, December 03, 2009      3 comments

I messed up last night!!!! I came home from work at 21:45hrs, felt very tired but still had a few things to do. I made myself a cup pf tea as I knew I wasn't allowed anything to eat (I already tracked everything and was about 10 cal over my... Read more

Goodbye November, hello December

Tuesday, December 01, 2009      2 comments

As a team member of the 10,000 steps forum, who miserably failed this months with the steps, I thought, Id better complete this challenge before I get kicked out of the team Read more

September Review

Wednesday, September 30, 2009      2 comments

KATMOMMA3 has given us another set of questions to answer for our September review and here are my answers: 1)What did you achieve that you had planned to achieve this month? I managed to increase my 5 portions of fruit & veg to 6. ... Read more


1 2 Last Page