5% Winter challenge: Assignment #7 : Measurements.
Sunday, February 10, 2013      4 comments

Feb 10, 2013 Measurements in Inches. Bust: 40 Chest: 36 Waist: 39 Hips:45 Thighs:26 Calves:14 Upper arm : 14 Fore arm:10.5 Neck: 14... Read more
2013 goals.
Wednesday, January 02, 2013      7 comments

2012 ended with me still in 160s and I did not do that well during the holidays. I have accepted that and ready to go forward. I am just going to set weekly goals for now. 1: Get enough exercise : 360 cardio minutes and aim for 90 ST minutes... Read more
Winter/Holiday stress management.
Thursday, December 13, 2012      7 comments

I am normally not overly stressed over the holidays because, I take it as a great time to be with my kids. This year we will not all be together because my son's family moved in May to Alberta so it is too far to fly for only a few days' stay.... Read more
A sparkpepole break.
Friday, December 07, 2012      10 comments

Yesterday I took a day off sparking. Every time I am on my desk I have been tempted to check my points, visit with friends and neglect data entry or reading work materials. So yesterday I decided not to log on at all. I did my lab work and worke... Read more
Power over food.
Monday, November 26, 2012      4 comments

Why does some food items have power to break our good intentions? Mostly because we give it to them. The TV and radio commercials, the flyers at our doors all tell us how great the already make foods are going to makes feel good or are going to ... Read more
Week 8 and Junk food-free week?
Saturday, November 24, 2012      3 comments

Is this going to an easy challenge? It could be if I do not think about it as being denied what I must have. We have been told that every thing is good in moderation and when labels one food bad then one wants that food more. Ok no food is bad ... Read more
Week 7 and I am feeding this cold.
Monday, November 19, 2012      3 comments

A cold is supposed to last 7 days and then leave one alone. Not this one it settling in for a while. There is not much to do but to wait it out since all the medicines just masks the symptoms without doing any thing to the virus. So I am stayin... Read more
week 10: biggest Loser Fall challenge
Monday, November 12, 2012      3 comments

Things that are holding me back: This is what I wrote 9 wks ago, so how did I do: 1. Lack of consistency with food: I am good with healthy eating all day long until evenings I just lose it. The solution I am going to make sure I plan eveni... Read more
week 6: Staying focused.
Monday, November 12, 2012      3 comments

After 5 weeks, I find myself thinking of relaxing both on the food choices and exercise. The mind plays tricks on me, and I find saying yes I can take a day off and do it tomorrow. This is what has kept me on a plateau for ever (1 yr). Last we... Read more
End of week 4 stats
Sunday, November 04, 2012      2 comments

So I got out the measuring tape and here are my starting Stats in inches. WEEK 1 : WEEK 4 Neck: 13.5 : 13 in(-0.5) Upper arms: 13 : 12.5 (-0.5) Chest: 40 : ... Read more
Friday, November 02, 2012      3 comments

They are in everything we eat except water. Are they created equal? The body sees them as such and uses the same way. The only difference is are they empty calories or nutrient dense calories. Most Halloween candies give you 60 calories s... Read more
Happy Halloween.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012      4 comments

The day to get all those little chocolate bars. I hope I will not dip in them as I am waiting for kids to show up. It is so easy to over eat on them as they look so small but even 60 calories add up if one does not just stop at one, which I fin... Read more
Tuesday: How is it going?
Tuesday, October 30, 2012      1 comments

Monday plan: I did not achieve all I planned out but I did not do so badly. I gave in to chocolate covered almonds ( 9=220 calories). I am asking myself whether the taste is worth it? Staying away from them would be a very great idea for now... Read more
Week 4:
Monday, October 29, 2012      2 comments

It is amazing what writing down one's action reveals and keeps one on check. last week I did not write much down and It showed in my weight loss journey. I need put the plan on paper to stick to it. Week 3 : no loss. This week get, I will... Read more
Week 2: day 4: Making the right choices
Tuesday, October 16, 2012      4 comments

Making the right choices after one bad ones is sometimes hard not in the sense that we do not know what to do but in sense that we tend to want to give up. As the saying goes one bad day should not erase all the good ones, this can also go the ... Read more

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