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Bonnie, GeorgiaBonnie, Georgiaday 50 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 10/5/2016No snow today, but plenty of cold. I'm dancing and walking inside for those 10,000 steps!Made me smile :) Hope it adds some cheer to your cold day.Game Day here in Atlanta! Hoping for a Bulldogs win, but thinking the Tide will be hard to beat. It's been a long, long time since Georgia made it this far. Go DAWGS!So excited to be doing the BLC36 - Winter Round here on SP!is excited to start BLC36 - WINTER ROUNDSo be positive :)Why is it so hard to get those 64 ounces?HEB is a grocery chain in Houston, Texas. Yes, I said Houston. A place known for its heat had ice and snow yesterday. The south has had a CRAZY winter. Just got a couple of inches here southwest of Atlanta, Georgia for goodness sake. That's after 5+ inches before Christmas.What is this stuff? We live in Georgia, right?Trying to follow this quote by Bob Harper today. Stand up and finish what you started.Just one more day of this. Cabin fever beginning to set it.Awesome members and support here on SP!Cinnamon doesn't understand all the fuss about the snow, ice, and freezing temps..... Just because those crazy dogs go for runs in the snow..... He's claiming the blanket his Aunt Pat brought for ChristmasWhen grieving, try to find one positive thing in your day. It makes you hopeful.Lovin' the healthy eating I'm doing with the help of SP.Just in case you missed this one. Love it :)Gotta get up and get moving before I morph into one of these:Been working on a blackout bingo challenge with my BLC36 - Winter Round team.Made it all 7 days!day 7 of my streak for "Consume at least 8 cups of water per day." earned 1/23/2018One week getting all my water in! WooHoo!!So true.....Don't think about it, don't feel like it.....just do it!Getting in some walking this morning. How about you?Getting in some walking this morning. How about you?Getting in some walking this morning. How about you?Getting in some walking this morning. How about you?Getting in some walking this morning. How about you?Getting in some walking and dancing this morning. How about you?Getting in some walking and dancing this morning. How about you?Getting in some walking and dancing this morning. How about you?Getting in some walking and dancing this morning. How about you?Getting in some walking and dancing this morning. How about you?Getting in some walking and dancing this morning. How about you?Getting in some walking and dancing this morning. How about you?Getting in some walking and dancing this morning. How about you?Done!Think I need one of these - the nap I mean.This is a hard one for me. I so want to get it all right - even when I know that shouldn't be my goal.Daily goals met! Time for a movie.UGH! Scale moved down only .2 of a pound this week. Didn't have to shoot it, though, since it did go DOWN :)Got mine in! How about you?Ughhhhh! Did that groundhog actually say 6 more weeks of winter???Feeling like this after completing my strength and cardio :)Just looked up and realized I had mindlessly eaten ............... wait for it ......... a cup of blueberries. Progress! A month ago it would have been the cookies. What are you eating?A few years ago I didn't even know what this was. The first time we tried to cut it, my husband almost had to break out the axe, lol. This week I had it again. Boiled that sucker until just tender and then finished baking it after scooping out the seeds. Ate it with cheese and a touch of Zatarains seasoning (cajun.) Delicious. Think I'll buy another one.I like to move it, move it! What did you do to move it today? I did mostly walking and strength training. Still working for 10,000 steps.Congrats and Kudos to all you Sparkies for all the work and commitment listed in all of the posts in the feed. Lots of people everywhere changing.Why is it SO easy to regain the weight?
The answer may be in this quote. If all I concentrate on is losing the weight, but not really change how I think or what I do, the weight loss is going to be temporary.
If I change how I think about food, what I choose to eat daily, and how often I exercise - I have a pretty good chance of keeping off this time.
Weign Day for me. Down 1.4 pounds since last Wednesday. Down a total of 7 since the beginning of the year. Sweet and steady progress!Good Morning!This little guy must be in Georgia today. Gloomy day outside. Gotta walk inside - crank up the music!Ready to start a new week of losing weight? Put on your boxing stance and look straight ahead :)Doing a step ups challenge today. Ugh!! Anyone doing this today?
Need to get in 200 of these babies.Ahnyeong (Good Morning). If you look closely you can tell from my photo that my youngest is adopted from South Korea.Hope you've put up your dukes and are preparing to tackle a new week! My boxing gloves are ON![img=225331]
What to do you do for indoor exercise on a rainy day?
I'm walking and dancing indoors followed by an upper body SP videoMarch is a hard month for me this year. But I realize I have to do the things that keep me moving forward emotionally.Weekend is over with all it's temptations and excuses........Time to start getting more freggies!Time to start getting in more freggies!Got 'em in today!Got 'em in today! #h2whoaGot in my 8!Had to get an early start today :)Just finishing my 8 for the day :)This is so true. I need to get to the grocery store TODAY!Love the 30 Day Walk This Way calendar challenge. Restarting it today :)Getting in my 64 ounces today :)1 cup of blueberries, 5 prunes, 1 cup of organic super greens, 1 cup OJ, 1 large bananaAnother successful day of getting in those 64 ounces!Got in those freggies today :) Ocean Spray reduced sugar craisins, prunes, OJ, large banana, super greens mix.Got in my 8 today!2 servings of steamed broccoli, banana, kale salad, prunesGot my 64 ounces in on Friday!Barely got my 20 minutes in on Friday :)cranberries, OJ, banana, romaine mix, prunesDidn't quite make my goal, but got to spend the day with my younger daughter. All good :)Got in my 64 ounces on Saturday!Got in 65 minutes :) Zumba class, arms ST, modified jumping jacks, walkingEating the rainbow :) Halo mandarins, fresh corn on the cob, sweet peas, watermelon, prunesNo squats on Saturday, LOL. Zumba class, walking, jumping jacks (modified), arms STGot in all my 64 ounces today. Drank all without even my normal added lemon.As you can see, I'm not exactly beast mode in the fitness department, LOL. However, I'm getting it done.Halo mandarins, raspberries, raisins, fresh corn on the cob, sweet peasCan't you just hear the music? My younger daughter loved this one.
Walking, lower body workout, core SP video #fitnessfeatsGiving myself a sticker for doing all my nutrition goals today!Just started this challenge today!I missed my goal today. It's the first day in awhile that I've had this few. I got in only half of my goal. I'm thirsty now, but don't want to be up all night in the bathroom. Sleep is important too.Lots of walking, dancing, ST videos. Great day for exercising. Wish I could say the same about the eating......Really bombed the freggies challenge today. I'd planned on eating more later, but a lot of doughnuts and Tostitos blocked my path, LOL. Bad cheat day....... Tomorrow I win!dancing, shadow boxing, walking, plus ST videos, and cardio videosMade my 5+ today! I'm paying attention to my calcium intake since I don't usually make it into the range SP tracker gives me.Fell of the wagon today with my eating. I let myself go into the grocery store and bought a half dozen chocolate covered Krispy Kremes? Yeah, yeah, I know - bad decision making.Back on track with my water today. 64 ounces down!A couple of SP workout videos, some leg ST, walking, dancing - got it done!Raspberries, blueberries, 50/50 spinach & spring mix, banana, OJSmiling because I got in my fitness feats today!Got in healthy food, drank my water, did my exercise - good for the day!Music can get me moving - off the couch and doing some walking, dancing, whatever. #motivationalmusicGuess who wanted to help me with my yoga tonight? Yep, Mr. Cinnamon.Much easier to get it in when I start early. Got mine in today!Got in lots of cardio.2 Halo mandarins, raisins, banana, 50/50 baby spinach & spring mix, OJ, raspberriesLots of healthy choices today!Made my goals today!Didn't quite make it to my 8 glasses yesterday. I only got in 6, but am content in that I got in what I could. I could have got in the rest after 8 at night, but who wants to spend the night in the bathroom?Can't believe I didn't get in even one minutes yesterday. Yes, I was busy all day and didn't get home until 8:30 last night. Then had animals to care for. First day in a long time of ZERO minutes. Hope my body enjoyed the rest - today is a new day!It took more work than normal on Thursday because of a busy day and unexpectedly being away from home until 8:30 at night - but I got in my 5 servings. Prunes with cheese toast for breakfast, watermelon and roast with veggie kabobs for lunch, 2 halo mandarins for an afternoon snack, a pack of raisins and more watermelon with dinner.Not my best day on Thursday, but I managed to eat fairly healthy - with a detour on the not needed sweets.Did fine with my nutrition goals but bombed the fitness ones. It was a day of unexpected twists and turns - all spent away from home. I did what I could do - except for a detour with the sweets, lol.Just restarting this challenge today!My week hasn't been perfect, but I've certainly gotten in more water than I used to manage in a day's time. There was a time that diet soda was pretty much it. Glad to say my 64 ounces are DONE for today.I'm learning to not beat myself up over not getting in tons of exercise. I did manage my 20 minutes plus some squats, lol.Got in my 5+ today. Avocado, watermelon, halo mandarins, corn and onions and tomatoes in some brunswick stew, raisins, prunesGot my water in on Friday!Got in 90 minutes yesterday! Zumba class, 2 SP strength videos, 3 ST challenges, some walking. Tired......Avocado, 2 halo mandarins, strawberries, prunes, raisins - not much of a veggie day, but did good on the fruits.Happy Sunday!Happy Sunday! Met my goals yesterday :)90 Minutes of exercise yesterday! Got mine in yesterday and starting again today!Got mine in yesterday despite a romaine recall. I had to opt for another couple of servings of fruit - what I had on hand.Happy Tuesday to all you Goal Setters & Getters!Didn't meet my fitness goals yesterday. Boy, being away from home and traveling make it much, much harder. Trying to get it done today!Happy Tuesday to all you Sparkers!I might not make my water goal every day, but I sure drink a lot more water than I used to.I move slowly, but I keep moving.Lots of freggies yesterday!Lots of freggies yesterday!Good Monday morning!Travel day today. Goal for freggies and walking on treadmill at hotel.Travel day today. Will walk and do some treadmill at the hotel.Back on course starting today!Finally got my water in today!Noticed a change in the format - will see how it works for me :)At 71 minutes right now and plan to get in a bit more before bed.After over a week of traveling and being away from home, I'm ready to be back in gear and ready to go on my challenges! I did the best I could while gone and even lost a tiny bit of weight :)Lots of exercise today. I'm at 80 minutes and still hope to get in some yoga and/or walking. Happy Hump Day!Getting in the freggies today:
banana, spinach, OJ, raisins, green grapes, watermelonLots of moving today - 80 minutes so far:
Leslie Sanson intervals 45 minutes
2 SP videos
3 strength challenges
walkingGetting in my 8 today!Hope you had a great Thursday! I met my 6 freggies goal and my getting in some cardio and ST.Got in my water, my freggies 6+, ate a healthy breakfast, etc. Made all my nutrition goals :)Got in my 64 ounces today. Happy camper!Got in my cardio, ST, did some SP videos - all in a day of playing cards. Had to squeeze in the exercise.Got in my 6 today:
Strawberries, grapes, spinach, OJ, banana, raisinsGot in some strength training, some cardio, and got it done on a day spent playing cards with a group of ladies.Set lots of goals for fitness and nutrition early this morning.Goals met!Really good nutrition and tracking today :) I will have ended up the day with only 4 grams of added sugar.Made it to 9 full glasses today!Lots of rainbow today! Got in raisins, halo mandarins (2), strawberries, OJ, spinach, broccoli, avocado, bananaJust finished my last 10 minutes for a total of 106 minutes today. I'm done!Rest day today. Still got in 40 minutes of walking and light cardio.Goals were to get in 40 minutes of walking/light cardio, eat 7 freggies for another challenge, and to feel motivated on a rest day.Got in 7 today :) green grapes, spinach X 2, strawberries, OJ, banana, raisinsToday was a rest day so I got in 50 minutes of yoga, walking, and very light cardio.Got that 64 ounces down today :)Lots of freggies today! Mandarin oranges (4), zucchini, prunes, baby spinach (2 cups), banana, strawberries, OJLots of freggies today! Mandarin oranges (4), zucchini, prunes, baby spinach (2 cups), banana, strawberries, OJ #eattherainbowWent to the gym twice - once for Zumba and another for walking intervals on the treadmill. Did a SP interval video. ST tomorrow!Can't believe that getting it all in seems to be getting easier and easier.Liking the new format. It makes it easier to set and reach goals.Had a great low sugar day with 9 freggies.Had a great day of cardio with Zumba and walking intervals.Prunes, halo mandarins , strawberries, 2 cups baby spinach, OJ, banana. Got mine in!Went to Silver Sneakers today to get in some light weights (still dealing with injured thumb.) Instead, it was a yoga class. All good! Then I walked for 40 minutes for a challenge. Then a couple of SP videos for ST.Managing to get my water in today!Hope you are having a GREAT day today! Set those goals and work to make them a reality!Working to eat healthier today while having a cards day with friends. It's a challenge since everybody brings something.Having a cards day today with friends. Since we play all day, I'll have to squeeze in my fitness when I can.Back on track with the freggies! Banana, OJ, spinach, Brussel sprouts, watermelon, prunes.Starting early this morning! Finished some arm exercises, got my band ready for a SP video, and walking 20+ minutes. Not bad for early morning.Got my water in yesterday! Starting on today. Talked to my sister on the phone last night. She said she has frequent UTIs in part because of drinking lots of caffeine drinks and very little water. Trying to encourage her to keep track of water and increase it slowly. Got mine in today! Prunes with my cheese toast for breakfast, watermelon with lunch, peas for supper, OJ with an afternoon snack, tomato on my bacon sandwich at lunch.Fitness: Zumba class, leg ST, yoga stretching, 35 minutes walking
Nutrition: 64 ounces of water, 5+ freggies, stay in calorie rangeGot in 5+ freggies today: cherries, zucchini, OJ, spinach, bananaZumba class for an hour today! Lots of fun and lots of steps :)Low cal today.Low cal today.Yesterday: POM pomegranate juice, watermelon, spinach salad, raisins, Trop50 OJ, spaghetti sauceDidn't get all of my water in yesterday. Today's the day!Somewhat of a rest day yesterday. Got in 25 minutes of walking - mostly while waiting.Today: zucchini, POM 100% pomegranate juice, cherries, green beans, okraGot all mine in today!Got in my 5+ for the day: cherries, brussel sprouts, watermelon, raisins, datesNo ice cream truck chasing today - Zumba instead!Won't make my 64 oz. today - only half of that. Trying again tomorrow.Got in only half of my 64 oz. today. Trying again tomorrow.Banana, zucchini, cherries, raisins, prunesGetting all my water in today.Walking, side kicks, jogging - my exercises for today.Cabbage, Yams, Butter Beans, Prunes, Banana, MandarinsAdding some lemon juice and stevia to the last few glasses today.Zumba class, side kicks, kickbox video, arms strength training, walking - done!This is a great Sparkpeople calendar challenge!This is a great Sparkpeople calendar challenge!This is a great Sparkpeople calendar challenge!This is a great Sparkpeople calendar challenge!Sparkpeople has some great calendar challenges. I'm rejoining the walk this way challenge.Sparkpeople has some great calendar challenges. I'm rejoining the walk this way challenge.Didn't quite make my goal yesterday with the water. I decided that right before bed wasn't the best time to get in the last 16 ounces. However, I'll try to get them in earlier today.Got mine in for today: Cherries, Green Beans, Okra, Raisins, PrunesGot my 64 ounces in and then realized I'm thirsty still -- drinking another glass.Yesterday was a minimum kind of day, but I did get in my 20 minutes of strength videos and a bit of Zumba.Got my 64 ounces in yesterday. Starting early again today.Got my 64 ounces in yesterday. Starting early again today. #h2whoaGot my 64 ounces in yesterday. Starting early again today. #h2whoaGot my 64 ounces in yesterday. Starting early again today.Got my 64 ounces in yesterday. Starting early again today. #h2whoaYesterday's lineup included: watermelon, lightly battered fried okra, raisins, green beans, prunes
Mr. Jones Sparking with me every morning. He moves from the bed to the computer table. Guess that doesn't count as moving, huh?Don't keep sitting on your cactus!So true...â€¦...75 minutes today - walking, dancing, upper body ST, squats, core workMade my goal challenge for today! It helps to get up early and get to it!Got in my freggies today! Corn, zucchini, raisins, prunes, mandarins.Zucchini, corn, green beans, yams, cabbage, prunes, and watermelon today.Got my 64 ounces in yesterday and doing great so far today!Look at the SP Calendar Challenges to find one you like. I rejoined this one today.Getting in my freggies today! Green beans, okra, corn, tomatoes, onions, avocado, prunes.Getting in the water today!Let today be a MAKE IT HAPPEN DAY.Let today be a MAKE IT HAPPEN DAY.Let today be a MAKE IT HAPPEN DAY.Let today be a MAKE IT HAPPEN DAY.Ghostly Challenge! My newest reason to smile even when grieving. She came here on a wing and a prayer - lots of prayers.This one is definitely for me. I have let fear control many things that I did not do.Saw this on facebook yesterday and had to share. My cats need to wearing stripes for the rocking and swaying my tree does every year. It's their "winter wonderland."Mr. Cinnamon decided that the resistance band was his new plaything. He already "fights" with the mat whenever I get it out. He grabs it with his teeth and claws the heck out of it with his hind feet.New equipment for the treadmill?One of my all time favorite sitcom moments. Bye-bye November.Applesauce, spinach, peas, and raisins so far today. I'll make my goal!It's getting easier to get in the 64 ounces. Today I'll have it done in just a bit.I really love most all fruit. Veggies - not so much, but I get some in each day. Wish I loved them.Doing some walking, some dancing, finished 2 fitness videos for strength training :)Getting my mind and body started on the right track this morning :)Just a reminder to us all...â€¦.Strength training with my cardio this morning :)Slowly but surely getting it done!Aiming high and living out of my comfort zone. Not by choice, but by circumstance. However, I'm doing it.Just kidding. I'm not chasing the truck, only thinking about what's inside of it.Hope you're reaching for that water today!Hope you're reaching for that water today!Just a reminder that we can eat healthier.Let's get moving out there!Aiming for fitness goals today!Aiming for fitness goals today! #goalfeatsJust a laugh for today. Get those freggies in!Just saying...â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦.Just saying...â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦. #h2whoaJust saying...â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦â€¦. #h2whoa #h2whoaBeen missing this friend recently.Keep moving!Keep moving! #moveitUp and moving this morning!Gotta admit I can't stop ----- so keeping them far, far away.I'm so thirsty this morning. Gotta get out and get more bottled water. I don't like the taste of our well water - but it will do in a pinch.I'm not doing a good job of getting in those freggies lately. However, I am still aware of what I'm not eating and hope to get some that will tempt me at the grocery today.Gotta love those squats, right?Up and doing my ST early this morning!Going for my goals today!Not letting this be me today!Reach for that water today!One way to get abs...â€¦..Are you getting your freggies today?Slowly, but surely, getting in my fitness minutes today!To meet those goals, plan ahead.Sorry, I know beans are very nutritional, but...â€¦â€¦â€¦ just saying.Get in those 64 ounces!Hope those freggies are filling you up today!UP and MOVING !This one always makes me want to do some jabs, uppercuts, etc.This one always makes me want to do some jabs, uppercuts, etc. #fitnessfeatsBetter get moving! Not wanting to look like Santa this year :)Better get moving! Not wanting to look like Santa this year :)Getting in those freggies :)So close to being finished...â€¦..will get it done today!Love that Zumba!Love this challenge! Proud of myself for stopping at a few servings of gingersnaps today. That might not sound good, but I usually can't stop and eat the whole bag. Better yet - don't bring them home.Wow! I needed this quote. In my grief journey, I'd forgotten that I'm quite good at being a realist. I need to fall back on that skill to keep going every day.Wow! I needed this quote. In my grief journey, I'd forgotten that I'm quite good at being a realist. I need to fall back on that skill to keep going every day. #goalfeatsAdding more ST to make this happen! (Did you sing along the words in your head?)First romaine, then maybe other lettuces in a recall, and cauliflower, too. Good thing I'm a chocolate lover, lol.Funny how your body begins to want water in the morning.Which is your favorite color? Admit it. It made ya want to sing along, right?Time to break free from the covers and get moving!Catching up on some fitness today. Wrapping some presents. Taking the cat to the vet. What are your goals today?Just kidding, I will be running to the store (figure of speech) to get some more freggies.Going to get in my 64 ounces today!Wish I had this to eat today!How are doing with your freggies today?Aiming for a few more minutes of moving it today.Go for those goals today!Planning on banning the junk food for today.Christmas is no excuse to quit moving!Christmas is no excuse to quit moving! #fitnessfeatsAim high!NOT eating a tofu turkey this year. Probably not eating turkey, but definitely not eating tofu. I bought some once but didn't know what to do with it, lol.The beast in me is feeling like this little kitty this morning. I'm going to try to get in a couple hours of extra sleep and then get going for a really busy day of wrapping, decorating, purchasing, you name it.Go for the goals you've set for today!This meme always makes me smile. Hope you smile today while eating healthier.Reminder for us all the get in that water today. I didn't hit my goal yesterday.Red - my favorite. Watermelon, cherries, apples, red bell pepper.Starting the SP 30 Day Walk This Way Calendar Challenge. Great for anyone wanting to work up to or do better at a 5K Walk.I'm afraid I'm kind of like this cat this morning. I'm exhausted from the last 2 days of cooking and cleaning for the family and friends. It was great to be together - just tiring for the cook and host. My feet are still screaming at me to sit down.I made myself weigh-in today to help me get back on track with limiting the calories. I've been tracking, but not staying in range. The good news - I'm not even up 1 pound since my last weigh-in. Woohoo!Trying to get back on track eating more freggies.I need to be like this squirrel and find ways to get in my water.Starting out my day with a couple of these. Halos are the most juicy of the mandarins!Not feeling much like moving it. The body knows when it's tired and needs a break. For me, that's today after days of family and cooking and cleaning.Baby Hannah Theme for the day: Just do it!Starting back on my ST is definitely outside of my comfort zone. But...â€¦.it's still a goal.Going to hop back on the wagon with this challenge to get in 5+ servings of freggies today.Have my mind made up - at least 8 glasses today!Trying to make friends with these guys!Need my inner beast to show up and kick my lazy self into doing all the exercise I need to get done.Need to straighten my ponytail and get to work.Ready to set goals for 2019.Hope you had a healthy eating kind of day :)Reach for that water today.Eating some mandarin oranges to get in my 5+ today.I'm definitely the tortoise and not the hare today. But, I did get in 45+ minutes of walking.I can. You can. We can do more than we think we can.Ready to start a New Year! How about you?Ready to meet my eating goals in 2019!Sitting here drinking my water. It's warm here today! Can't believe it's actually about 70 now.I know that certain cancers feed on sugar. I need to get control of my sweet tooth. There are many diseases such as diabetes type 2 that can be controlled by our eating and our habits. This one made me think.New Year - New Opportunity - Clean Slate!New Year - New Opportunity - Clean Slate! #fitnessfeatsNew Year - New Start - New Opportunity!New Year - New Chance to Eat Healthier!Starting my January water challenge!New Year's Goal to aim for the + in 5+ freggies a day.Let's make January a month of moving it!Let's not be cats today. Ok, maybe if it's your rest day...â€¦..Eating some of today and the last few days!Read a comment on one of the SP challenges that being thirsty can disguise itself as sugar cravings. Now THAT is a game changer! I'll definitely focus on getting in my water to see if it helps. Broccoli, Prunes, Cabbage Slaw, Orange, Banana - Didn't get in any red, but did get in my 5!Listen to the king and MOVE IT!Anyone know if it's okay to buy and eat the romaine in bags? I'm missing it in my regular lineup of veggies.I've been meeting my 2019 goal to get in my 64 ounces of water. Let's drink it up today!Getting in my 5+ today!No resolutions other than aiming for my SparkPeople goals of eating my freggies, moving 60 minutes most days, adding more ST, and getting in my water.My beast mode probably looks like this, lol.I'm working on getting in those freggies, but have to admit that the veggies are still tough for me. Maybe adding a large salad each day? I used to get in a serving of spinach in a smoothie most days. Aiming for more water today!Need to go back to get another bag of these!Doing a bit of running nowadays - but not for this reason :)Getting a move on to meet my goals today!Why not consider using the Charity Miles app on your phone to make a difference in your favorite charity? I downloaded the app yesterday and am now using all my walk/jog/run minutes to add to the Wounded Warrior Project. There are many charities you can choose from.Why not consider using the Charity Miles app on your phone to make a difference in your favorite charity? I downloaded the app yesterday and am now using all my walk/jog/run minutes to add to the Wounded Warrior Project. There are many charities you can choose from.I'm trying to remember this today. My calories will be in range when I stop the mini-binges on junk.Adding more water is cutting down on the diet soda I drink. Win, win!Love zucchini brushed with olive oil, sprinkled with parmesan cheese, and then broiled until light brown. Yummy!I might look like this when I'm walking/jogging/running, lol. I surprised myself when I ran to turn of the house alarm I accidentally set off. It felt easier to run!Water, walk/jog/run, freggies, tracking in range. Those are my goals for today.Adding a bit of jogging/running is definitely outside of my comfort zone. However, it is getting easier as I go.I need some of that today. Wishing you a great Wednesday. I've not been meeting my water goals the last couple of days. Today is different!Today I get in those 5+. I've been letting myself use the excuse that I didn't feel like eating those veggies. I still have a much harder time with them than with the fruit.I see some squats in my future today.Going to be doing some cardio and ST today. Who knows? Maybe even some pushups are on the schedule.Love this challenge. It's been one of the things that really helped.Love this challenge. It's been one of the things that really helped. #goalfeatsOn the Thursdays that I play cards with a group of friends most of the day, I have to work at getting in my water. Today, I WILL get it done!This challenge definitely challenges me!Walking and jogging inside are on today's schedule.I'm working on making more of my daily 5+ veggies. The fruit is easy, the veggies not so much.Gotta roll up those sleeves!Gotta keep your goals in mind and your mind on your goals.All of creation needs water. Yes, even us.Freggies, here I come!Hang on and keep moving!Enjoy those veggies today! I'm still working at it - definitely a work in progress.Hope you're happy getting your water in today.Thinking about all the yummy choices I could make today.....I'd definitely be the slowest - but I'm still moving.Not going to tell myself I'd rather sit at home than go to the Zumba class. Going anyway!I'm re-sizing my goals to make them smaller and specific.The weekend is over with all its temptations and failures. Remembering the better moments and moving into Monday.Way off my goal yesterday. Today I get in all the glasses!!Trying to make these freggies a new habit.Doing lots of indoor walking today.My indoors running is getting easier :)Maybe trying to reach too many goals at once? Have a great Tuesday!Earned this sticker yesterday by getting in all my water. Aiming for the same today :)Still struggling to get in enough veggies. We're not exactly on a first name basis just yet, lol.Challenging myself to see how many freggies I can eat today!I'm really impressed with some of you who go over and beyond with more than the 8 glasses daily. I occasionally get in just a few ounces more than my 64.Challenging myself to eat more than my 5 freggies. How many servings can I get in today? Don't know. I'm normally struggling to get in 5.Challenging myself to eat more than my 5 freggies. How many servings can I get in today? Don't know. I'm normally struggling to get in 5. #eattherainbowGetting in some ST along with my walk/jog this morning.Feeling like a much bigger kitty than this one since I got in some ST today.Starting a new challenge tomorrow to get in at least 3 of my 5+ to be vegetables.My indoor slow jogging is still feeling a bit easier.It's nice to feel more strength in my legs when walking up stairs, etc.Keeping my goals specific certainly helps.Even the strongest of us need our water.On Wednesday, when I was challenging myself to get in as many veggies as possible I got in 5 servings. Not bad for a reforming veggie hater.This is one of my favorite encouraging quotes.I've been tracking but not staying in calorie range. Today I start a personal challenge to stay in range for 7 days.Getting started early with my water.Still struggling to get in more of these.Zumba today!Yep, I might be addicted. Zumba class today :)Focusing on staying within calorie range today. Other goals, yes, but I really need to focus on that one.A bit of humor to start my day. My eating yesterday is best not talked about. Two meals of fast food while traveling didn't help my nutrition or calorie count. On the other hand, I did make it to my grandbaby's dedication service. She's so cute! Need a little something to get in in gear this morning. Too cold to be out, so all exercise will be indoors.Didn't make Day #2 goal of staying in calorie range. Lots of travel and fast food didn't help. Today I try again.Didn't make my 8 glasses yesterday! So, I'm starting early today.Didn't meet my goal yesterday, but today's a new day.Got in some exercise with an interval walking video yesterday before all the travel.Made it to the grocery store yesterday. Now I have hummus to eat with my baby carrots and broccoli.Feeling kind of like this kitty this morning. Hopefully my energy will show up when the sun does.Slowly but surely working towards my goals. I stayed in calorie range yesterday. Day #3 was a success :)Using this challenge to drink enough water!Love eating the tangerines this time of year!Strength training today! 40 minutes done :)Trying to live outside my comfort zone since I now live on my own. I want to travel and take family places I've been fortunate enough to see. It's definitely going to take some letting go of fear on my part.Yesterday's freggies: beets, spinach, onions, banana, tangerines, prunes. Definitely got in a rainbow of nutrition :)Reach for that water today. I'm getting mine in daily.Got in my freggies yesterday: beets, spinach, prunes, tangerines, onions, bananaBecause I can't stop at any time, I'm not bringing a bag of those temptations home. I have to limit myself to a couple bought away from home. If the bag comes home, I eat them all. I AM a cookie monster.
Have a goal reaching day!Have a goal reaching day! #goalfeatsStarting this challenge over for February. It's still a fairly tough one for me in that I have to concentrate to get it done each day. It should be easy since I love fruit and can abide some veggies.I love this one and use it often. Laughter makes the fitness so much easier.Starting this challenge again for February. It's not become habit yet. I have to keep up with my water bottles and count to make the goal.February - Time for a restart!Time for new goals :)This little fella reminds me that there's a bag of broccoli in the fridge and hummus to use as a dip.Hope you took time today to laugh. #sharealaughGood thing Mr. Groundhog decided on an early spring. Yes! I'm going with the critter.What greens are you eating today? I'm thinking about brussel sprouts and broccoli.Zumba, walking, ST are on the program for today.Starting early to get it in today!Resistance band ST, walking, dancing - for today.Aiming for my eating and fitness goals today.Working to get in some veggies today.Slow with my fitness the last couple of days. Time to ramp it up.Have you tried SP Spark Challenges? They're great for information, motivation, and accountability.I have definitely not been cool by eating my veggies. It's time to quit the mindless eating out and knuckle down to some healthy cooking and eating.Making this my motto for the day!On track to get in my water today! Headed to the kitchen for another bottle.Cherries, zucchini, onions in the sweet peas, banana, tangerines, cabbage slaw Keep moving and chasing your goals!Going slow today - but still going!Make goals - even on the weekend!What's your ORANGE for the day?Working on getting my water in today!Be quick to choose those veggies and slow to spit out your words.Get a move on!Just thinking about drinking water can make you thirsty for some more. Headed to get another water bottle.Walking plus some heavy household chores today.Get in some lower body ST, get in 64 oz. of water, eat at least 5 servings of freggies.Cutting back on all things with added sugar. Boy, that's a hard one for me!I like to MOVE IT!Starting early so I can meet my goals.Planning to get in the rainbow today:
cole slaw, tangerines, banana, avocado, prunes, cherries, zucchiniNot much of a beast in the fitness department today. That's okay. I'll get some in, anyway.Getting it done today!Trying to get in the veggies. Today. That's not so easy for me.
Tangerines and zucchini so far today. Subway Veggie Delite and banana smoothie later. Use Charity Miles app. to make your miles count for even more.Getting my water in today!Still getting in my fitness - not in beast mode, but working on it.Goals met today!Eating my fruit and veggies today!Doing some strength training today! Get your MOJO on!Doing some strength training today! Get your MOJO on! #moveitPlanning on getting in some ST this morning. Maybe even a bit more this afternoon late after work.Started the day working toward my nutrition goals. Water too.Eating better has to include some of these guys!All of us need water!Love this little fella's pic. He's got the right idea.Working on getting in my freggies today. 3 down 2 to go.Going slowly while dealing with a heel spur. Ouch!Working on getting in those 64 ounces!Strength training comes in all kinds of ways, lol.I've had a bit of trouble getting in all the water lately. I'll start early today :)I've had a bit of trouble getting in all the water lately. I'll start early today :) #h2whoaNeed to put the MOJO back into working out!Keep Sparking and meeting your goals. I'm still working on healthier eating. Goals are 5 fruits/veggies and 64 ounces of water daily.Going slowly with a heel spur, but still going.Keep chasing down those fruit/veggies goals!Aiming to get in a rainbow today. How about you?I've been kind of like this cat - afraid of putting my paws on the ground due to a heel spur. I'm still walking for fitness - just much slower.Promising myself to get in a large salad today to remind myself how good it can taste.Getting in some some strength training today!Getting in some strength training today!Going to the kitchen to get my first bottle......NOW!Strength training Monday!Monday! Time to start meeting my goals.I just realized that I ate 4 servings of veggies yesterday! Yay for me!! I also ate a couple of fruit servings. I've always been an avowed veggie hater. (Hate is such a strong word. Maybe veggie avoider, lol.)I shared yesterday that I was going to eat a large salad - and I did! I haven't had a salad in weeks. I felt proud that I followed through.Time to get up and move it!Finding a way to get the water in. A large cup of coffee is a great start. I also bough fresh lemons because I love them plus a bit of stevia in my water.This is how I feel when I get in my strength training, lol.Aim high and go for it today!I'm working on being excited about healthy food. The change happens in the brain.Getting up and moving it today! I like to move it, move it...â€¦..All of God's creatures need water. I'm thankful for clean drinking water today. How about you?Up and ready for ST this morning!Working on meeting my fitness and eating goals for the day. Also getting In the 64 ounces of water.Have some baby spinach planned for later today to get those leafy greens in.Still using a couple of these each day to reach my freggies goals.Still taking it easy due to heel pain. Icing and stretching for plantar faciitis/heel spur.Today is one of those days that I'm going to have to focus to get in my water.Not exactly beast mode today with the heel issues.Learning to work towards commitment instead of just interest as long as the interest lasts.I had a Subway veggie delight with lots of spinach, lettuce, and bell pepper to count for my green today.Take time today to laugh!Ate another large salad for supper last night. For me that's progress. I had to purchase a fresh tomato to make it yummy :)Starting off the day with a couple of these with my whole wheat toast. Thinking about what I'll add for protein.Keep moving - no matter the speed. I now appreciate the cardio I was able to do before this heel spur.Starting this challenge again this new month of April. I still have to work at it. It hasn't become a habit just yet.Having to rely on commitment today. MOJO disappeared, but commitment stayed around.Great place to hide a candy bar :)Go hard after your goals today! For me it's about water, freggies, and fitness.Got my 64 ounces in today!Ready to be up and moving with the cardio, but the heel spur says, "NO!"Sometimes I'm like the guy about the veggies. But this month of May, I'm determined to eat more of them.Time to keep moving!Trying to focus on healthy food that I get to add. Focusing on cutting out the things I'm craving only works a short time for me.Back on track and trying to get in my 64 ounces today.Chase those fitness goals today!Still working on making that 64 ounces of water a daily habit.Nailed it! Maybe not a first for me, but a close second - I got 9 glasses of water in today.I was excited to be able to finish my Zumba class this morning after being out with plantar faciitis for several months.Getting in my 5+ today.Keeping my moving streak going today!Getting 'er done today also!Climbing that ladder and meeting my goals today.These little babies help me make my goal most days.Keep moving!No watermelon today, but getting in my 5+.Go hard and keep moving!Looks like I'm on track to get in my 64 ounces today :)Reach for your goals.Here's to eating better!Couldn't run that far - even for the ice cream truck.Getting in my 5+ today!Keeping on regardless!Getting in my 64 ounces today!Committed or just interested today?Committed or just interested today? #goalfeatsEating my greens today. How about you?Stay moving or the weekend lazies will catch you!The heat should make it easier to get in those 64 ounces today :)The heat should make it easier to get in those 64 ounces today :) #h2whoaAdjust those sails and get moving!The hare not only made it to the finish line - he came in 1st. Keep moving!Meeting my exercising goals today. Zumba, ST, and some walking. 90 minutes so far.Got in 6 servings of freggies so far today!6 Servings so far today :)We all need to drink that water today!I think I had what she had yesterday. I got in 95 minutes, which is a lot for me. Today...â€¦.well, we'll see.Staying committed to my fitness goals!Making those goals this week :)Eating more fruit and vegetables has to be a focused effort for me. Getting it done!Getting in my 64 ounces today :)95 minutes so far today. Walking, dancing, a ST video, and a gym class.Love to add some dance to each day.Tighten that ponytail and go after your goals :)Didn't have a salad yet, but so far I've gotten in 7 servings of fruit and veggies.Talk about boiled eggs...â€¦..Got my 8 glasses in and stopping while I still have time to make those potty trips before I go to sleep. (I hope.)90 minutes today - yoga, Zumba, walkingDone for the day. 90 minutes of Zumba, walking, and yoga.I working on having the courage to go after some of my life goals. Still working to add more veggies to my eating.One more serving to finish up today.Got in 9 glasses today!Hope you enjoy your movement today! I love days that I get to Zumba :)Got in my ST yesterday. No planks - but plenty of other stuff.I'm still having to work at getting in some of these guys.Working on some serious life goals right now. Being widowed after 46 years of marriage leaves some big gaps and obstacles to be overcome. This is one of my favorite quotes that has helped me this year.This little guy could munch on veggies all day long. I just need to get in a few more.Getting mine in today!That's right! Keep moving Sparkers.No Zumba class today, so using Zumba style music for motivation to keep moving.Making goals and taking small steps each day to get me there.Have 5+ in today so far. No broccoli - but 5+.So far today: cherries, prunes, avocado, peas, corn. Reaching for that water today :)Sparkpeople has several walking and/or jogging/running challenges to help you keep moving. This Cinderella wears running sneakers, lol.Many of us complain and make excuses not to drink water. We don't like how it tastes, we don't want to spend that much time in the bathroom, etc. However, we would probably find the time and money to take a $25 daily pill that prevented and treated kidney failure. (This wisdom was shared by an older friend who has Stage 4 kidney failure. Her problem was caused by medication.)
Hope you're having a walking on sunshine kind of day. It's lots of ST for me plus some walking.Doing some squats today? Yep!!!Doing some squats today? Yep!!! #fitnessfeatsTake the journey one step at a time.What healthy green fruits or veggies are you planning on eating today? For me, it's green beans, salad, and coleslaw on the menu.I'm finding a way to get in all my water today. How about you?Dancing is my favorite way to "move it."Strength training today. Yep, I did some squats and lunges.Crossed the finish line for my goals today! How about you?Eating healthy today with lots of fruit and some veggies.Staying away from the sweets today. Eating my fruit and veggies.Love what water an do for us. I'm still learning to make it a habit.Slowly, I'm inching toward my goal of 75 minutes of exercise today.Working on my 25 squats :)Have a great day setting those goals!Healthy eating is certainly all about making good choices.My goal is 64 ounces - 8 glasses. What's yours?Headed to Zumba later this morning. Woohoo! Double, double, single, single, single, single, lol.This is a quote I've always remembered from Biggest Loser. Still love it! Take that first step toward your goals. For me that's the hardest step to take.I'm still trying to convince my body that I'm a veggie lover, lol.Raisins, watermelon, zucchini, tangerines, corn for today's menu.
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