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Mid Month + Mid Week Goals?!?!?!
Thursday, February 18, 2016      2 comments

Setting goals mid-week and mid-month goes against my horoscopic/personality/compuls
ive tendencies, but I have a weird deadline coming up so gotta get serious/re-structured no matter the day of the week! Hosting a costume party on March ... Read more
Are you making the most of your weather?
Friday, January 29, 2016      4 comments

I hope you are! That question is mostly aimed at all you Sparkers lucky enough to have decent weather at this time of year! And, as a shorts wearing Minnesotans in 60 degree California weather (who were looked at like we were crazy)...I re... Read more
FitBit: What the What?!?! Treadmill HIIT Sprint Weirdness
Sunday, January 17, 2016      3 comments

But first, some random musings: After working WAY too many hideous RETAIL hours in November and December I was not at all surprised by a 3 pound weight gain when I finally got on the scale in January! (but super glad it was only 3 pounds!) ... Read more
Delayed Thanksgiving
Monday, November 23, 2015      4 comments

Super stressful week ahead for me. Another year working in retail - sigh. It was really getting to me last week...managed to work close to 40 hours in only 4 days! Did exercise on my day off, but found myself stress eating and making bad fo... Read more
FitBit Minutes Follow Up
Thursday, November 12, 2015      4 comments

From FitBit's website: "To stay in line with the Center for Disease Control's (CDC’s)"10 minutes at a time is fine" concept, minutes are only awarded after 10 minutes of continuous moderate-to-intense activity." And I think I knew this. ... Read more
Steps and Active Minutes/FitBit Makes Me Cranky Today
Monday, November 09, 2015      4 comments

Don't get me wrong, I love my FitBit Charge HR but the way it tracks just kind of bums me out some days. Like, how can a person get in 16,000+ steps but ZERO fitness minutes?!?! I know I'm exhausted at the end of my day. I know a high per... Read more
"It's Complicated"
Friday, September 25, 2015      6 comments

Ah. Our relationships with food.... And this weight-loss/fitness journey is kind of making it feel even more complicated! It has gradually, yet thankfully in some instances, become a long-distance relationship. Backstory: Before I got se... Read more
Be Proud - Journaling Day 7
Tuesday, September 22, 2015      5 comments

I'm feeling proud of myself today so I think you should be proud of YOURSELF too! I bet there is something you've done recently that you can be proud of! Be it fitness, nutrition or something beyond the realm of SparkPeople. Take a moment ... Read more
What're ya gonna do? Day 6
Monday, September 21, 2015      3 comments

These are the kind of days I need. They are helpful to see if I can keep on track even if things don't go to plan. Like working a 10 hour shift...what does a GOOD girl do after? Why she does a 40 minute Cardio Kickboxing workout!! I think the tr... Read more
Day of rest?!?!? Journaling Day 4
Saturday, September 19, 2015      3 comments

So after reading an article yesterday I came to realize I never have a rest day (from workouts). So I made it my goal to take it easy today. So there isn't much to report or talk about. Still hit 15,000 steps between two walks. and did a couple... Read more
Best Laid Plans - Journaling Day 3
Friday, September 18, 2015      3 comments

So even though I made a plan, the day did it's own thing (SHOCKING!) Ran the 3.5 miles to work and that went fine. Was LOVING the 54 degree temp! {giddy} Instead of working two hours I was there close to SEVEN however, so didn't end up con... Read more
Articulate Thoughts! Journaling via the Blog Day 2
Thursday, September 17, 2015      5 comments

Challenge: to Journal everyday for a week Missed Day 1 Oops. Day 2 Weigh In was a bit disappointing. I expect more than a one pound loss from myself. I'm gonna blame...the wine :) What I have to acclimate myself to, is living a life tha... Read more
September Resolutions (Typed on 9/1)
Thursday, September 03, 2015      2 comments

I really do like FIRSTS. It always feels like a chance to start over and/or recommit. (and don't get me started when the first is on a Monday!) THIS MONTH I plan to: 1) Really give it my all, physically every day! If I see the opportunity t... Read more
August Recap
Tuesday, September 01, 2015      3 comments

btw was out of town for a week at the end of the month (see status) so apologies if I missed participating in things...new month ahead, right? A-U-G-U-S-T August was my first FULL MONTH of COMMITTED participation on SparkPeople! (I made M... Read more
Managing so many goals!
Monday, August 10, 2015      3 comments

I may have over done it with all the Spark Teams I've joined... In my defense, I believe they all are giving me support/challenges/goals that I really do need to remember and strive towards. The FitBit Team has me very aware of my weekly... Read more

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