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Saturday, October 17, 2020      3 comments

October can be challenging time for me in terms of balance and health. I am happy to report that I logged in on SparkPeople yesterday and found just that small step was motivating. It made me happy to connect to just one SP friend...and th... Read more
...and now school will be gearing up
Monday, August 17, 2020      5 comments

Where has the time gone? I ask that a lot. In reference to this season's 5% challenge, I have not used the time to create new helathy habits. Maybe I even took a step or two backwards...not riding the bicycle as much. Not preparing heal... Read more
Reflecting on mealtime mindfulness
Tuesday, August 11, 2020      5 comments

This week's challenge is to take at least 20 minutes at meal times. I could really make some headway here...both my spouse and I. "The 20 Minute Meal aka Mindful Eating helps us recognize the signs of satiety, and to feel more satisfied wi... Read more
Reflecting on my sleep habits
Monday, August 03, 2020      3 comments

Each week I look forward to what our 5% challenge leaders post for our "Living the Good Life (LTGL)" Challenge. This week we are to sleep 7 - 9 hours and.. Well, here it is from our leaders' post: "Our Summer theme Self Care is def... Read more
Thursday, July 30, 2020      2 comments

cles.asp?id=269 "1. Write out your goals and desires. What’s your wellness vision? Where do you envision yourself three to five years from now? Set three-month and w... Read more
Week Four 5% Summer Challenge
Saturday, July 25, 2020      5 comments

Our weekly challenge has to do with daily stretching: "Stretching is so natural, yet we don’t do it often enough. Stretching will increase your flexibility and increase your range of motion. Here are some benefits of stretching. • Redu... Read more
Continuing to read earlier "pre" challenge posts...
Monday, July 06, 2020      6 comments

One of our "overall" Summer 5% Challenge Team leaders posted this activity before our start day on July 4: "Activity 13: We have done activities to help track our progress. Let's do one more for a Non-Scale Victory (NSV) - take a before pic... Read more
Reviewing Sunday and Monday daily schedule
Sunday, July 05, 2020      1 comments

Here was the tentative outline of my weekday daily routine from yesterday's draft: 7:00 AM Get up, watch the news with my spouse 8:00 AM Breakfast, chores 9:00 AM Video exercise with friends 9:45 AM Tidy up 10:00 AM Computer Wor... Read more
5% Summer Challenge LTGL challenge Parts I and II
Saturday, July 04, 2020      2 comments

During the 5% challenge, team members add up their exercise minutes (up to 120 minutes) and get a weekly team total. That is part of every week's activities. Today, I will be able to put down at least 2 x 10 minutes = 20 minutes of garden work ... Read more
5% Challenger Team member's "tip"
Friday, July 03, 2020      2 comments

I didn't know about SP summary calendar until I saw a recent message thread posting from my fellow Weight Warrior AthleteLori. She suggested the following URL: https://www.sparkpeople.
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Response to Challenge-Prep (33)
Thursday, July 02, 2020      3 comments

Each new 8-week challenge, the team leaders re-post about 16 preparation activities for the 2-wk lead up. I have not gotten very far in responding to the activities. Here is the third activity: "Check list Do you know what diet you wi... Read more
Response to a Summer Challenge activity (#2)
Tuesday, June 30, 2020      1 comments

The Summer challenge Team has some lead-up activities on its home page. This is #2: "Starting today - aim for at least 20 minutes of daily exercise to gain momentum and surge into the challenge. You can break it into smaller sessions if th... Read more
Bicycling around the neighborhood
Tuesday, June 30, 2020      4 comments

I like to bicycle when it is fairly cool, not raining, and not humid. I am not a fan of inclines and I prefer to not have any traffic around. I want to "toot my horn" today. I went ahead and said "yes" to my husband when he asked if I wan... Read more
Posting Badge for my Summer 5% Challenge Team
Tuesday, June 30, 2020      2 comments

Holey, moley! As I was managing my Spark Teams I accidentally clicked on an challenge team from 7 years ago. A lot was different then. I am gla... Read more
Continued reflection and preparation for Summer 5% Challenge
Saturday, June 27, 2020      1 comments

I am on the "Fitness Warriors" Team for the Summer 5% Challenge. I enjoyed this same team last time. There are many active participants and both leaders and participants are very supportive. The first prepration task (#1) to make a blog p... Read more

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