30 day challenge
Thursday, May 25, 2017 7 comments
I am challenging myself to do something (ANYTHING) to be active for the next 30 days. We can do anything for 30 days, right? After 30 days, it should become more of a habit for me which will lead me to an even healthier lifestyle. I am also ch... Read more
Reasons I exercise and eat healthier foods...
Friday, December 30, 2016 2 comments
When I falter, I want to be able to look at these lists to help remind me WHY I am doing this: *For my health, and to reduce chances of me getting diabetes, heart issues (I already have high bp), cancer, etc all of which run in my family. *F... Read more
It's amazing what just 3 weeks can do...
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 10 comments
On 11/1/16, I made a commitment with my Mom to spend a year to lose weight and get healthier. I am now tracking all of my foods and fluids going in. That's all I am doing. I have not really modified my diet too much other than trying to keep m... Read more
Going down, while coming up.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 8 comments
Here I go again... I started my journey (again) at the first of 2014 at the weight of 284.4# (my highest weight), almost 2 years later I have brought it down 40# to 244.4#. It is a SLOW progression down but I have not given up on myself. My ... Read more
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 13 comments
I am kind of in a two-steps back mode with my food intake, a busy schedule has pushed me back into my old ways of running for fast food because I didn't plan meals so that I would have healthy choices. I am up a few pounds. Today is a new day ... Read more
My journey down thus far...
Thursday, April 24, 2014 11 comments
My journey to get my health and weight in order has been a slow one to say the least. I "re-started" for the umpteenth time to finally get my weight and health in order on 12/26/13. We are just shy of 4 months time, and I can honestly say, tha... Read more
The Color Run http://www.thecolorrun.com/about/
Monday, March 03, 2014 11 comments
Ok, now I think I have really went crazy! I am joining The 5K Color Run with my Southern Oregon spark group. It isn't until May, and I am figuring that my Biggest Loser Black Panther challenge will get me where I need to be by May. If nothing... Read more
Fitbit, fit to be tied LOL
Sunday, March 02, 2014 13 comments
I got the fitbit, and I love it so far, I am just trying to figure out a few things. When I track foods to sparkpeople, I am fine. When I track them to fitbit, it is telling me I need to eat more calories for the exercise I am doing, so I do, ... Read more
Thursday, February 13, 2014 12 comments
Our state is doing a Healthy Lifestyles Workshop that is a full two day training, to become a Certified Lead Healthy Lifestyles Trainer. The focus is to help people with disabilities gain skill and confidence to live a healthy life. I told my ... Read more
Weight loss/lack of it!
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 9 comments
I am really pushing myself but my body is revolting against me. I have not had any kind of weight loss in a month. I have been working on tracking my foods so that I can see if that is the cause because I know it isn't from lack of exercise. ... Read more
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 5 comments
When I started coming back to Spark the first of January, I had taken on a challenge with two of my weight loss buddies to get in 600 minutes of exercise. Honestly, I did not believe I would do it, because quite frankly, my follow through has n... Read more
Reclaiming my health
Sunday, January 05, 2014 3 comments
I have joined a challenge with Angel and Michelle two of my weight loss buddies to get in 600 minutes of exercise this month, and I am going to do it!!!! Yesterday I only got in 20 minutes of walking with the dogs and blamed the cold and wind. A... Read more