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Sardines
Tuesday, May 29, 2012      4 comments

I just came across a Spark People featured article today, about eating "3 Super Fishy Sources of Omega-3s". I agree with it, you should try some of these different tasting fish. I know... it's oily and fishy but can be so good! And good for y... Read more
Hello again...
Sunday, February 19, 2012      2 comments

I started a new job at the end of last year, and 50+ hours/week is really taking its toll on my regimen. I began with a plan that I would jog in the mornings before heading into work, but then one morning I started feeling pain in my left h... Read more
Grateful for the past year 2011
Tuesday, December 20, 2011      2 comments

Thinking about this past year, I have really accomplished a lot. One year ago today, I was still in crutches, waiting for my broken ankle to heal enough to begin the trek to walk normally again. (it was the day before Christmas Eve that th... Read more
How to breathe during exercise
Tuesday, November 01, 2011      1 comments

I just read a few articles here on SparkPeople, and was led to this one called "How To Breathe During Exercise". I've recently been getting back into running, and consistently have a little trouble with side aches (or side stitches). I lea... Read more
A weight loss article I want to share
Thursday, October 06, 2011      4 comments

I get articles sent to my email inbox from Runners World magazine. Today's article was about "Lessons on Weight Loss": www.runnersworld.com/art
icle/0,7120,s6-242-304-310
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Nutrition-_-703814-_-100... Read more
I jogged in the rain today. Does this mean I am a runner now?
Wednesday, October 05, 2011      6 comments

Here it is, October 5th. It is now 11 months after I broke my ankle and I am running 4-5 miles, 3 days a week. I am so happy I am able do it. I signed up for a 5K race next month, my first, which helps me stay focused on training. Today ... Read more
Geocaching- get outside and explore!
Monday, August 22, 2011      4 comments

On my last day with my physical therapist (who helped me recover from an ankle injury), I learned about geocaching. She was new to it and was excited to tell others. I looked it up online and got hooked as well. What it is, to simplify: ... Read more
Portion Control
Sunday, August 21, 2011      5 comments

Hello again, I have been eating healthy food for years now; I never go to fast food joints or buy ice cream or soda and keep my choices toward the healthier side, mainly because I enjoy the flavors of better nutrition. Of course, I have m... Read more
Good Running Form
Tuesday, July 12, 2011      4 comments

I'm beginning to run again, after about 5 yrs or so of slacking off from it altogether. I am earnestly going to use a workout schedule and stick to it and sign up for a 5k in a couple of months. I have a little challenge where I am healing... Read more
On my way to jogging again...
Friday, July 08, 2011      0 comments

I just joined a SparkPeople 5k Your Way running program, which I'll begin next Monday. I'm thrilled that I'm finally able to jog in intervals, a few minutes at a time, integrated with walking. I still have some soreness and stiffness... Read more
Smoothie recipe ideas
Thursday, July 07, 2011      4 comments

With the summer heat upon us, I haven't been wanting to eat as much food. Which makes me happy about eating less calories but nutrition is still important. I always tend to lose some weight over the summer time, particularly when there's a hea... Read more
A & I Weekly Blog: Things you need
Monday, June 27, 2011      5 comments

My blog assignment this week is to create a list of things you think every Sparker needs to make progress toward a healthier lifestyle/weight loss. (“Things” can be concrete objects, mental “attitudes” - whatever you think is important.) ... Read more
Basic Tips
Saturday, June 18, 2011      7 comments

This is a blog entry for the Aspire & Inspire BSG challenge, with the question: What would you list as five basic tips to living a healthy lifestyle? (Not just for weight loss, but tips for improving quality of life) I like this question,... Read more
Weekly Blog for A&I: Eating Changes I've Made
Wednesday, June 08, 2011      13 comments

This week's blog question is this: WEEKLY BLOG ~ “MINDLESS EATING? NOT ME! EATING CHANGES I’VE MADE!” How have you changed your routines related to overeating? If you are used to snacking/overeating at a certain time of day, how do you resis... Read more
A & I blog: Summer Exercise
Saturday, June 04, 2011      8 comments

"Do you like the summer heat or do you spend most of your time in the cool, air-conditioned indoors? How has your exercise routine changed now that summer is here?" I must say I'm not one of those who enjoy the heat, when it gets above 90 d... Read more

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