Week 2 completed
I started a streak, which is going to the Y 3 times a week. I go there to use the weight machines, to build strength, and to firm and burn calories.
Started the streak to make me accountable to add weights to my fitness routine. Also, to make... Read more
Thank you for your Wishes
I would like to take this opportunity to thank all my friends for your prayers and good wishes since my last blog.
September, Paul's Mother passed.
October, has brought difficulties with my computer, had to send it out ... for repairs, but ... Read more
Asking for help
It's the beginning of a new month.
I apologize to my spark friends for not be online much lately.
My S.O, Mother was taken to the hospital on Wednesday found at home unresponsive she had a stroke. Does not seem she will recover according to ... Read more
Weekly Weigh Day
My scale is slowly moving downward just as I have planned. 181.4
I am working my way slowly to move my BMI out of the obese range.
I know I can be only overweight by the end of this year. Then my new goal will be to get to normal weight by ... Read more
Although I've been away... I continued with my journey...and ate real food 90% of the time.
Update on my Progress:
July 31, 2013 weight = 202.6
July 31, 2014 weight = 182.8
Goals for August:
1) continue to eat real food 90... Read more
Apology To All My Friends! (319)
My Last post was March 1st.
Friendship is one of our most valuable gifts. The exchanges of the heart that happen between friends make memories that last a lifetime, and those memories become treasures that warm us on the coldest of days. When... Read more
Happier Days have arrived (458)
I am so happy with myself today, I am so full of energy that I walked 8 miles. I will do my yoga later this evening.
Yes, I did have a donut on this " Fat Tuesday" but I had pre-planned for it and tracked it on my food tracker.
Since I got ... Read more
New Month = New Goals (461)
February 28, 2013
Weight - 213.3 Goal for February 2014 - do not gain
be below 200
February 28, 2014
New Month = New Goals
1) be below last years weig... Read more
Begin Now (475)
Joining Spark People I have found that there is good news for those of us that have lost " our way" fitness wise. Hopes of returning to fitness at midlife or later is not too late to embark, as long as we come back slowly. Now was the best time ... Read more
Don't do it if you Don't love it (479)
I found that I love my treadmill, it's something I can do at home, whenever it suits me, it is always open unlike the gym, and I find it to be fun. The sweating and the mild pain afterward or even during is fun, all of it. It feels like play not... Read more
Sense of Progress (480)
I need to feel as though I am improving. So my plan of satisfaction is I set small goals to keep motivated. As I reach these small goals I move the yardstick ever so slightly. As I age I also adjust my expectations for my body's performance.
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Lighten Up (482)
Managing stress is staggeringly important in terms of loosing weight. Exercising is one of the best ways to shed stress, but don't underrate a mental trick: the big picture shift.
Viewed from heaven, almost all our worries are trivial. There'... Read more
Believe in Something (484)
All of us are born with distinct personality traits. Some live for crowds and parties, others seek solitude and time for quiet reflection. Some of us are naturally pushy, while others are just content just to get along.
We don't pick and choos... Read more
Be a Mensch (485)
Kind people attract the attentions of others. We are wired to recognize strangers who may help us in tough situations. That is another reason I love Spark People. When you join it is an obvious virtue, the kindness starting with "Spark" guy.
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Create Routines (487)
Create routines, but sometimes break them. It seems as I get older routine seems to matter more. Habit and routine frees up RAM for the the things I enjoy most. Its not just athletes and parents with little kids that appreciate the value of rout... Read more
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