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Rockford Half Marathon race report
5/21/2013 1:53:35 PM,
This race seemed to be jinxed from the start.
I signed up for this race because, even though it was a 70 mile drive from my house, it offered rac...
43 days until July 1st (paying it forward?)
5/21/2013 1:53:00 PM,
My BF and I have decided to get ourselves into a little healthy competition with exercise. He's overweight and he's recently been diagnosed with high...
First day of challenge successes...
5/21/2013 1:52:55 PM,
So the first day of my challenge went pretty well.
I completed the the first set of exercises. Well I did not do the bicycle crunches. I did do and...
5/21/2013 1:51:31 PM,
Feeling really anxious today due to personal issues going on. Hate this feeling, thankfully, it doesn't make me want to eat, problem is, I lose my app...
Fast Day #3
5/21/2013 1:50:29 PM,
Today is my third fast day for my 5:2 Diet. So far so good, but it's barely past lunch time. Today's food plan is to just have one of our "normal" din...
Loving my new app!
5/21/2013 1:50:22 PM,
It's probably an app that everybody already had but I just got it yesterday. It is a highly rated app that maps your walk when you're walking and give...
5/21/2013 1:48:25 PM,
So for the last month or so my bra's have not been offering the support I need 334 Since I am in need a fresh white bra to go under the white shirt I...
42 today, feels more like 25!
5/21/2013 1:47:00 PM,
Happy Birthday to me! 410 409 383...
May 21st 2013
5/21/2013 1:45:53 PM,
Today is my first day on Spark People. I have been in a rut for about a month and a half now and am desperately needing to get out! I am starting to f...
We have moved!
5/21/2013 1:45:19 PM,
I am typing from my new living room :-)
We got the keys on the Wednesday, as planned but we haven't decorated as we couldn't get the paint for a...
I lost 3.5 pounds have a new doctor and am on a new med combo
5/21/2013 1:44:26 PM,
I've got a new shrink. I'm just going to use the short term because the other term is too long.
She's got me on a new med combo. The only thing th...
Pet Peeve of the DAY !!
5/21/2013 1:44:02 PM,
Pet Peeve of the day.
Recipes posted on Spark People which state the nutrition values by serving "BUT" neglect to state a measurable serving size...
5/21/2013 1:43:53 PM,
I ate more than I should have yesterday, but I still burned 500 more calories than i took in. I AM planning on working out today A LOT. Soon as my 3...
5/21/2013 1:43:19 PM,
Things I am proud of in 2013
*I have been very regular in my workouts. I have gone to gym 5 days of the week without fail. Also ran one 5K race....
Goal Review Tuesday
5/21/2013 1:42:48 PM,
1. I will be efficient in cardo by decreasing my time to 85 min (instead of 100-120) with 1000 calories burned by 7/10/13.
I erred on...
5/21/2013 1:40:23 PM,
Amazing how quickly 10 weeks can fly by! But time always does seem to slip away doesn't it?! Well 10 weeks ago I wrote down my goals for the Spring BL...
OMG! A Bug!
5/21/2013 1:39:21 PM,
My cat Gandalf :
Finding JOY in Music!
5/21/2013 1:38:44 PM,
Since I was born I believe I always LOVED to sing. I can remember singing "TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALLGAME"..when I was just 3 or more years old. I loved...
i do not think this would have happened if I had not gotten so much better on SP.
5/21/2013 1:38:01 PM,
I GOT A WONDERFUL SURPRISE FRIDAY NIGHT!! MY AUNT CALLED AND SAID WANT TO MEET FOR COFFEE TOMORROW? I ASK WHERE ARE YOU AND SHE SAID NEAR VETERANS (A...
Feeling a Wee Bit Better
5/21/2013 1:36:48 PM,
Today I woke the tiniest bit better. I stayed home from work today to get more rest. When I got out of bed today my motivation was low. I started s...
Amen - Truth - and Key: Be Patient.
5/21/2013 1:36:24 PM,
Accentuate the Positive!
5/21/2013 1:34:58 PM,
The positives in my morning today:
1. I slept deeply due to the muscle relaxant I took.
2. I woke up feeling refreshed.
3. I can feel that...
Perimenopause, Nausea and Running
5/21/2013 1:34:49 PM,
I assume I am not fighting any bug or major illness other than perimenopause. I am the right age - almost 48 - and have just passed a gargantuan pre-...
Day 139. (Homemade Granola Day.)
5/21/2013 1:34:33 PM,
Today the children and I are going to make homemade granola. We'll be using oats, honey, almonds, coconut, and dark chocolate. Peanut butter is sti...
5/21/2013 1:34:14 PM,
I am just not ready for this!!
Last Tuesday, we went to an awards banquet for baseball that my middle son was involved with (he's 15, freshman in...
If you give a mouse a cookie
5/21/2013 1:33:29 PM,
Anyone remember that book? You give the mouse the cookie, which leads to a glass of milk, and a whole host of other things... That has been my week...
Progress report, now Im back on track
5/21/2013 1:31:43 PM,
Im still hanging in there on this way of eating.
So far Ive been on it every day this month. I can tell Ive done some reverse to the weight damag...
Heart Surgeon Visit
5/21/2013 1:28:43 PM,
Today was my 3 month visit. He said I'm not ready for the main event. The aneurysm hasn't grown. My valve is stable. My stenois is mild. He was v...
Bad week ended positively
5/21/2013 1:27:49 PM,
Last week was a bad one for me. I lost my job in February and had interviewed for a position. Thought I did well, I know my resume was good for the...
An Alternative to Ice Cream
5/21/2013 1:26:08 PM,
Maybe I'll stick with Pistachio Almond. What's your favorite flavor?...
A Successful Vacation
5/21/2013 1:24:34 PM,
They say the hardest part of a healthy lifestyle is when you are away from home. My husband and I went to Texas for the past 4 days for my brother's...
Coffee - WTF?!
5/21/2013 1:24:14 PM,
Ok. I dont drink coffee, usually. Today, i had a cup. a small cup. and i feel like i just took a diet pill. WTF?! Im jittery, nausiated, and my s...
Getting moving with a Smile
5/21/2013 1:24:13 PM,
I can't make myself care when I don't. Just doesn't seem to be in my power- but I can check in fully every time I DO care and do my best to make it st...
5/21/2013 1:24:05 PM,
Today was my weekly weigh-in, and I was pleased to have the scale stay the same after being away for a conference from last Thursday night through lat...
Too Heavy to Workout?
5/21/2013 1:23:20 PM,
I used to have so many doubts about myself and my abilities. When I first started trying to change my life (March 1, 2012) I thought I was to...
I'm a Stupid Woman// Update on Hubby
5/21/2013 1:22:54 PM,
Once again I had left sparkpeople, and then came back. I was embarrassed to say it was me again so I was going to use the username my son's frie...
Stress, Eating, Accountability and other random thoughts!
5/21/2013 1:22:41 PM,
Happy Tuesday! I have to say I really love the "atmosphere" here at Sparks! The support, encouragement and inspiration is just amazing. So many peopl...
Middle of May
5/21/2013 1:21:44 PM,
Although its the middle of May, my middle has shrunk! I am so excited to have lost a few pounds just in time for the Holiday weekend, since I will be...
5/21/2013 1:20:35 PM,
It is a bit difficult to meet one's goals when sick. But feeling better today. :-)...
5/21/2013 1:20:27 PM,
Spent the weekend in Missouri with my family. My sister said my arms looked really strong, so that was nice. Overall, I ate wayyy...
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