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Day 111: Meditating with Ram Dass (Week 16 Weigh-In)
Tuesday, February 26, 2019      7 comments

Well I have a bit more time this morning to sit down and write a blog. Yesterday was actually a pretty pleasant day despite the fact that my grandpa has progressed with his dementia in a shockingly fast fashion. He seemed to have just put himsel... Read more
Day 110: A Quick Update
Monday, February 25, 2019      5 comments

I don't have much time to post right now, but I didn't want to abandon Spark or any of you guys, so I wanted to post a quick little update. I promise I will catch up with everything as soon as I get a chance. Right now I have a lot going on in m... Read more
Day 107: Repetition is the Mother of Mastery
Friday, February 22, 2019      8 comments

Here is what I have meditating on the past couple of days...the Buddha repeated himself ad nauseum. I find myself repeating myself all the time. Our days are an endless cycle of repetition. Why is this? It's because if you want to master any kin... Read more
Day 106: Losing More Weight
Thursday, February 21, 2019      8 comments

Well, I dropped two more pounds this morning. My muscles were super sore yesterday and I was really fatigued from walking almost 5K yesterday and my entire body felt like I had done a total body workout even though I hadn't. Clearly I'm engaging... Read more
Week 15 Weigh-In Blog
Wednesday, February 20, 2019      5 comments

Starting Weight: 281.8 Last Weigh In: 274.2 Current Weight: 273.2 Weight Lost This Week: -1 lb Total Weight Lost: 8.6 lbs Starting Body Fat: 49.8% Current BodyFat: 47.4% Total BodyFat Lost: 2.4% Starting Body Water: 36.... Read more
Day 104: Burning Major Calories
Tuesday, February 19, 2019      5 comments

So I haven't gotten back to traditional exercise yet (like lifting weights or doing ab exercises, etc.), but I have been extremely sore in my muscles from getting so many steps the past few days and also engaging my muscles a lot in all that I A... Read more
Day 103: Sad News
Monday, February 18, 2019      8 comments

Well, have some sad news. My grandpa, even though we kept him home after his hip surgery, is senile now. I cried for like an hour last night after I put him to bed because he isn't himself anymore and I keep bursting into tears randomly, but I a... Read more
Day 102: Don't Always Trust the Scale (15 Week Analysis)
Sunday, February 17, 2019      4 comments

So I've been working on getting healthier now for 15 weeks. And making more progress than you might think. I've been going slowly, but going slowly is actually better for your body than going quickly--you are much more likely to keep the weight ... Read more
Week 14 Weigh-In Blog (Still Moving Forward)
Saturday, February 16, 2019      5 comments

Starting Weight: 281.8 Last Weigh In: 275.2 Current Weight: 274.2 Weight Lost This Week: -1 lb Total Weight Lost: 7.6 lbs I thought I'd post my weight even though I didn't exercise or eat mindfully this past week and was off tr... Read more
Day 90: A Fresh Start (Week 13 Weigh-In)
Tuesday, February 05, 2019      7 comments

Starting Weight: 281.8 Last Weigh In: 272 Current Weight: 275.2 Weight Lost This Week: +3.2 Total Weight Lost: 6.6 lbs So I gained the bloat right back that I had lost last week. I'm okay with this. I've still lost almost 7 pound... Read more
Day 89: Rebooting the Mission
Monday, February 04, 2019      5 comments

Today was a good day for a couple of reasons. One because I renewed my membership with the International Campaign for Tibet, and Two because I got some books that are recommended reading for my mindfulness class: The Heart of Buddhist Meditation... Read more
Day 86: Snow Days & My Grandpa Came Home
Friday, February 01, 2019      2 comments

Sorry I haven't posted for a few days. Fritzy had days off of school because of the cold weather and so we were watching Spongebob and playing cards instead of exercising or paying attention to our food (didn't even go grocery shopping until yes... Read more
Day 80: Getting Stronger
Saturday, January 26, 2019      6 comments

Activity Goals for Week 11 emoticon Activity Minutes: 69 (Goal 100) ... Read more
Day 79: Learning How to Have an Active Rest Day
Friday, January 25, 2019      5 comments

Well yesterday was an active rest day for me. Sometimes I need two a week and Sparkpeople says you can have up to two rest days a week, so I'm all about that. Here's how awesomely my rest day went: --I did some light cleaning, restorative y... Read more
Day 78: Activity Goals Revised
Thursday, January 24, 2019      4 comments

Activity Minutes: 47 (Goal 100) Calorie Balance: 2275 (Goal 1873-2175) Miles: 6.41 (Goal 12) Calories Burned: 788 (Goal 1000) Meditation Minutes: 60 (Goal 70) Yoga Minutes: 19 (Goal 30) Pilates Minutes: 0 (Goal 30) Strength Work... Read more

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