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Staying Healthy and Getting Stronger
Wednesday, August 07, 2019      9 comments

I have been keeping up with my strength training program with my trainer and I've gotten considerably stronger and lifting heavier weights. I still track all of my food intake and measure everything that I eat and drink. Sometimes my weight fluc... Read more
A Day Without Walking
Saturday, June 22, 2019      6 comments

Today is the first day in the past few years that I have to spend a day without walking or jogging intervals or running due to right knee pain and swelling possibly due to overuse. I'm just finally resting for a day. Just hoping for an upper bod... Read more
Maintenance Mode
Tuesday, October 03, 2017      9 comments

I joined Sparkpeople 477 days ago and since joining I have reached my weight-loss goal and I have become physically fit. I no longer have diabetes, hypertension or gout. I could barely walk when joining Sparkpeople and I had to use a walker. Sin... Read more
Persistence Pays Off
Friday, June 02, 2017      2 comments

I find that when I stay positive I am able to accomplish anything that I try even though I may not succeed the first time, I have been able accomplish the tasks as long as I stay positive. ... Read more
Running Faster
Tuesday, May 30, 2017      3 comments

Lately I've been doing a great deal of walking, jogging and running. Now I can run at a sustained pace of 6.1 mph for 45-50 minutes. My weight loss goal has been reached and I am now in a maintenance mode. I am healthier now at age 70 than I hav... Read more
My Successful Achievement
Wednesday, May 17, 2017      1 comments

When I began using Sparkpeople resources 338 days ago, I have gained a new respect for people that struggle with all of the things that impede them while trying to reach their goals that  lead to living a healthy lifestyle. When I started usin... Read more
Martial Arts
Monday, April 24, 2017      3 comments

Today's visualization is that I can see myself 10 years from now in the greatest of shape and healthy at age 80 and continuing to perform martial arts exercises. ... Read more
Love Intervals & Pilates
Saturday, March 18, 2017      6 comments

I am really enjoying doing HIIT Training and I'm getting used to Pilates training. I am finally feeling that I'm getting into shape. My weight is now in maintenance mode and I feel great.... Read more
Feeling Good
Thursday, February 02, 2017      0 comments

Today was a great exercise day. I had a therapeutic deep muscle massage this afternoon and for 2 hrs and now my body really feel good this evening.... Read more
Still On Track
Monday, September 12, 2016      2 comments

Recovering from a left shoulder strain, but I am modifying some of my exercises so that my arms don't play such a great part in doing exercises. I need to rest that part for a couple of days. No matter what, I'm still on track. Have a great Spar... Read more
Feeling The Effects
Tuesday, August 30, 2016      2 comments

I have been using the Sparkpeople resources for over 70 days & I am beginning to feel the effects of the challenge exercises. I have to admit that it is hard at times to continue but I get motivated every day by reading the posts and enthusiasm ... Read more
Having Fun
Thursday, August 18, 2016      2 comments

This is my first week trying to exercise with the stability ball. Sparkpeople has great videos to help. I still feel odd trying to get the hang of using the ball. Have a great day everyone.... Read more
Another Sparkpeople Week
Monday, August 15, 2016      0 comments

I'm starting off my Sparkpeople week slightly sore from weekend exercises. Glad to get back to a moderate exercise program after surgery. Feeling good so far. I hope that everyone has a great Sparkpeople week.... Read more
Feeling Good
Sunday, August 14, 2016      1 comments

Good afternoon everyone. Today has been 16 days since back surgery. Walking has improved greatly. I began some light exercises and I hope to be back to... Read more
Getting Ready
Thursday, August 11, 2016      3 comments

Good morning everyone. Last evening I started working on buying one item at a time for a small home gym. I don't plan to set the items aside and not use them. Now I'm really motivated to Getting myself Ready psychologically to get healthy.... Read more

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