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A challenging day today
Wednesday, June 08, 2016      0 comments

I woke up full of energy today, so started with stretching, then cardio and strength training (dumbbells and own body resistance) -- 2 hrs The exercise made me drink a lot of water (thirsty and very dry mouth). For breakfast I had a large... Read more
Feeling good today
Tuesday, June 07, 2016      5 comments

This morning I woke up and felt so much better than yesterday. I got up and did 30 min cardio first thing, then had a huge protein smoothie for breakfast. Now I feel I am up for the new day. ... Read more
It is OK to move slow
Monday, June 06, 2016      4 comments

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Really sore
Monday, June 06, 2016      1 comments

Today I am really sore. I thought that by moving around the soreness would fade, and I would be able to exercise like the previous days, but apart from my 10 min interval walk with an attempt at walking meditation, and my 30 mins of "Scu... Read more
Challenges, Cardio, Strength and Team Bonus Points
Sunday, June 05, 2016      4 comments

21 day new member challenge (2nd time) Nutrition tracker know-how: lunch 300 cal - dinner 446 cal 30 days jumpstart challenge (2nd time) 30 mins Long, lean leg workout + 20 min cardio Walk this way challenge 10 mins intervals wa... Read more
Team Bonus Points
Saturday, June 04, 2016      2 comments

I earned 5 bonus spins today 50 pts -- SparkPeople's Walk This Way Challenge 2 pts -- MIND~BODY~SOUL 3 pts -- Motivation & Positive Attitude Team 2 pts -- ASPIRE & INSPIRE 2 pts -- Inspiration, Motivation, and Perspiration!... Read more
3 challenges, cardio and strength training
Saturday, June 04, 2016      2 comments

Started the day with cardio training. Then went on Sparkpeople to track my exercise and checked my 3 challenges: - Walking - Core exercises - Spending some time on the 'start' page Breakfast was a medium carb-smart tortilla with ... Read more
Friday, June 03, 2016      3 comments

I joined the = 30 days Walk this way Challenge = www.sparkpeople.com/mysp
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Climbing back on the horse
Wednesday, June 01, 2016      5 comments

Fell off the horse on 5/25. Had 3 days of binge eating (could not stop myself from eating almost non-stop) and zero workout. All the good results from the past weeks went out the window. I've been trying to get myself back under control th... Read more
Full body dumbbell workout completed
Monday, May 23, 2016      0 comments

Got a late start today. Huge thunderstorms kept me awake till after 7am. So no walks yet today. But I did get a full body dumbbell workout completed. We are moving forward. ... Read more
Endorphines - the happy hormone
Sunday, May 22, 2016      0 comments

Right now, I absolutely love my endorphines. BDNF and endorphins are two of the factors triggered by exercise that help boost your mood, make you feel good, and sharpen your cognition. As mentioned by Lifehacker, they're similar to morphin... Read more
Great Buffalo Tenders Recipe
Saturday, May 21, 2016      3 comments

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Staying motivated is a daily challenge
Saturday, May 21, 2016      0 comments

Doing my best to stay positive. 30 mins to an hour after a walk or exercise session seems to be my best time due to extra endorphins. "Endorph... Read more
When the going gets a little tougher ...
Friday, May 20, 2016      2 comments

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Starting to feel improvement already
Thursday, May 19, 2016      0 comments

Saw the therapist this morning and he seems pleased. Yes, my meds seem to be helping. It has only been a week and the change in my days has been dramatic already, so much so that I wondered if part of it was like a placebo effect from talki... Read more

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