My Choices...My Results
Easter was a normal day for us. We don't have any family in the state and our hiking plans got rained out. So I cleaned the house!! We ate normally and I recorded everything as usual.
Last night I was reading a post on Facebook about a w... Read more
Boy, Was I Wrong
We had NO CHANCE of hitting a PR in the Knoxville Half Marathon since the course was almost entirely either uphill or downhill!
Amount of elevation change was not mentioned on the website, and I just assumed it would be flat as most race ... Read more
Tomorrow we are leaving for Knoxville, TN to do our third half marathon of 2015. Our goal was to complete 4-6 this year, so we are well ahead of schedule!
They have pacing groups for this race. Our fastest time ever has been 2:58, and we'... Read more
Good Morning, Sparkland!
YES, I am still here! I haven't blogged much but I've been lurking, reading blogs, tracking my food, still spinning the wheel, etc.
Things have been busy in my corner of the universe. We had an awesome time with our daughter, SIL and tw... Read more
Well, we did our second half marathon of 2015 last weekend! The Mississippi River Half, which went from Lake Village, AR, across the newest bridge over the Mississippi River, to Greenville, MS. It was a great race and our time was awesome!
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First Challenge of 2015
We are leaving tomorrow for Jackson, Mississippi for our first half marathon of 2015!
HOPE the weather warms up. Read more
Good morning, Sparkpeeps!
I've really enjoyed everyone's blogs; you guys are kicking some serious butt out there in Sparkland! Motivation is running high, and I'm definitely feeding off that.
LOVE all the people doing/redoing the Beck books; and even those that are... Read more
Relocating my Spark
Yes, Sparkfriends, I've been around Sparkworld, but doing more lurking than posting these days.
Like many of you, I've thoughtfully reviewed 2014 to see what I did right BUT even more importantly I'm looking ahead to 2015 to set new goals. ... Read more
Finally Ready to Restart!
OK, I've been back a week and got back to the fitness center, pronto!
However, healthy eating and Sparking took a little longer to get back on track. I still have a zillion blogs to catch up on, but I am inspired by the ones I've read so f... Read more
It was ambitious of me to think I would keep up my Beck book while getting ready for another trip.
Just three weeks after we returned from Nepal and India we are off again. This time to "wog" the St. Jude Half Marathon in Mem... Read more
No Beck Today...
Today we walked/jogged 13 miles to prepare for the St. Jude's Half Marathon in Memphis next Saturday.
It was a SLOG; we've only been back from Nepal/India for a smidge over two weeks and I had that sinus infection and....we haven't had much... Read more
Beck, Chapter 3, Task 3: Make Time for Dieting
Task 3 is about making time. JB tells us that "to lose weight successfully, dieting should be your top priority for a long time, and maintaining your new habits will alway... Read more
Beck, Chapter 3 Tasks 1 and 2
Judith Beck (JB) states in Chapter 3 that in Stage 1 we will start learning and practicing the skills we will need for lifelong weight loss and maintenance.
Task 1 is... Read more
Preparing for Beck
Are you like me?
Have you borrowed/bought multiple diet books only to blast through the opening chapters so you can hurry up and get to the heart of the matter? The actual diet?
And then you follow it for a few days or weeks only to e... Read more
Since getting back from "the big trip" 2 weeks ago I've had trouble getting traction to continue my weight loss journey.
First I was sick with a sinus infection, now the fitness center will be closed for the rest of the week. Read more
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