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I am SO thankful to Spark People & my spiritual beliefs, for this amazing journey!

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

I am SO blessed to be alive emoticon & living in a world with my Spiritual support emoticon , DH emoticon , my family emoticon & friends emoticon & my Sparling friends emoticon ! I am still Sparking to help support other "Sparkers"! I have found my healing answers here emoticon & want to share it with you, if I can! emoticon emoticon


Our loving Angel


Santa 5K walk, 2013 I will be there THIS year, too! (my 4th one, walking a marionette, too!)


My Angel costume, Halloween 2014


Zumba January 2014


"Wild Thing" my Woo Hoo for the team "The Woo Hoo lounge"


I love photography, too! I call this "Angels over the village"

  
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ICECUB 11/21/2014 7:33PM

    THANK YOU FOR SHARING YOUR PICTURES. I LOVE THE ANGEL PIC.

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AJDOVER1 11/21/2014 12:29PM

    Thanks for sharing your joy!

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EILEEN828 11/21/2014 5:09AM

    Most every one has something to offer you. Sometimes you just have to do a little thinking about what it is that they have provided, right? You'll see how different you look at life when you start to give people the benefit of the doubt, or at least see how you can change OR maintain your ethics by way of the actions of others. There are so many stories out there and complications and circumstances... that's life. How you build the stature of your soul is through how and what you learn about life, and learning the nature of not only yourself but of the beauty and uniqueness of others. Celebrate all that you have become and strive for more, because you are worth it! emoticon

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APROMISE4ME 11/20/2014 6:55AM

    Simply beautiful ! Loving thoughts are so welcome, thank you for sharing this with us all :)

Deb

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REGILIEH 11/19/2014 8:51PM

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PRESBESS 11/19/2014 11:45AM

    Great blog! Keep up the good work my friend.

Together...
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LJCANNON 11/19/2014 11:42AM

    emoticon So glad that we met!! One day we will do a 5K together!!

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THOMASINA57 11/19/2014 11:33AM

    Yes, I agree!! Daily sparking has kept me in my goal weight range for 2 years and it's nice to see how everyone else is doing and give support when I can.
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HOLLYM48 11/19/2014 9:38AM

    Nice! and I agree with you. I continue to spark because I want to help others along this journey. Together we are so strong!

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FORZACHANDMATT 11/19/2014 9:33AM

    Beautiful blog!

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This message is from our team, INDY.... by Beth Donovan... perfect!

Friday, November 14, 2014

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I want a Cookie- Bargaining- Holidays emoticon and the Food Demon by Beth Donovan

The Holidays have foods galore sparking around like ornaments on trees glowing to get our attention. What's worse is these are EMOTIONAL FOODS! They bring back memories of childhood or better times, nostalgia.

So we see, we want. Ask yourself a few questions about EMOTIONAL FOODS:

1) Ask yourself WHAT you are wanting to FEEL. Warm, safe and comforted is usually my answer. During the holidays, nostalgic comes to mind. So how can I come by those same feelings without food? Warm luxury soft blankets, funny favorite movies, scented candles, old photos...

2) IF doing something makes you sad or really uncomfortable, don't do it. Looking through old photos brings back good memories to me, but then I get sad missing people and want to kill the pain with food. It used to be that when I was younger, people would bring up how I needed to lose weight at family dinners. Now, I would shut them down by saying "If you really cared, you would bring this up in private and not at a family dinner." If that didn't work, I would start a new tradition and avoid the negative nellies all together. There is no reason to put yourself in painful situations that make you want to overeat or binge later. Love yourself and protect yourself like you would your child.

3) I want a cookie... Well, if I have one, and I going to eat the whole box? PROBABLY! So here is the trick! Do not under any circumstances allow the whole box into your house if they are cookies you like or unhealthy cookies. Get a single cookie or two from a bakery. Leave the bakery and enjoy. Same with ice cream- don't buy it at the store unless it's single serve. Get it out, where you can only have a little.

4) Don't bargain with yourself. It just ends up badly. Have a plan in mind. Make plans ahead of time when you find pitfalls. For example, I found that I get into the box of cookies if they are in the house. I can't bargain myself down to two cookies. SO I wound up making a RULE that I have to get cookies at the bakery and no more than two. NO bargaining.

The food demon is very tricky and seducing. He lies and tells you you are in control. Then he loads high fructose corn syrup and additives into the foods to make us crave like insane people. Don't be fooled. The more natural a product is, the less processed... the better your body will respond and not crave.

Beth Donovan

  
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LSDALOIA 11/15/2014 9:52AM

    I want to start holiday baking, but then I ready this! I'm going to wait for a while. Then I'll bake and give those cookies away.

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APROMISE4ME 11/15/2014 6:08AM

    Thank you for sharing this good advice , I appreciate the food for thought all the time. It is a challenge during the holidays when everything is available at the drop of a hat. Like you say though......only have a couple not the whole box !! Words to live by let me tell you :)

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BURNINGTHYME101 11/14/2014 1:15PM

    Is it just me or does this sound like a kid making a deal with Mommy....hummm. Maybe we're not as advanced, in control of things as we think we are. Yes I agree with all you have down here. It just came across funny since this is much like what I've seen going on in church of all places. Mom gave in and It stuck with me, I guess.

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PATTI_PAL1 11/14/2014 12:53PM

    So true. So true.

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LJCANNON 11/14/2014 12:04PM

    emoticon That darn Food Demon is EVERYWHERE!! This really is the Most Dangerous Time of Year for many of us. These Rules are completely Do - able and Reasonable. I just may print off this Blog and carry it around with me for the next few months!!
emoticon "Love and Protect Yourself Like You Would Your Child" Best, Best, BEST Advice I've heard in a Long Time!!

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AUNTRENEE 11/14/2014 9:33AM

    I have those problems. Thanks for posting this and it has helped me figure out what to do during the holidays.

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Update on 11-12-14 Do the Spark streaks & Challenges help me? WHERE ARE ALL THE SPARKERS?

Monday, November 10, 2014

DO THE CHALLENGES & SPARK STREAKS HELP ME? (Little Black Dress emoticon , team, daily question)

The hard thing for me emoticon , I am finding, is when I break a streak or challenge, for what ever reason, I want to give up on all of them! The first one didn't happen till my computer quit & I lost my sparking points check in daily, streak, around day 600 or so. I KNEW I did it, but the trackers do not show it. (my smart phone didn't register the log in) I've been streaking since I started EVERYDAY emoticon since March 16, 2012! emoticon I made a commitment to Spark DAILY, until I give up on keeping my goal of healthy living! No matter what the scale says, what the tape measure says, just keeping my trackers going, ALWAYS! emoticon ! I found Spark People as an answer to a prayer, 10 minutes after I asked for a solution to my being at an unhealthy weight! emoticon

Also, my DH & I emoticon made a promise to each other, to get as healthy as we can, together. (He is getting help through the VA, not a sparker, but just yesterday, he said he is changing himself, because of MY example emoticon !) We have known each other since we were in high school. I've been 110# heavier with him, he has been 100# heavier, with me. But the funny thing is, if 1 of us is WAY over weight, the other is not. SO our commitment is to balance our world, together, healthy! Good thing, too! Because of his 5 months in the hospital, this year, he would have passed over if he hadn't started getting healthy BEFORE the phenomena set in! emoticon

THX to all the SP team mates March 11-17-2012 Who replied to my email! Out of 11,000 members there are only about 100 still Sparking! I'm shocked! Where RU, all? emoticon

I KNOW teams take time, Sparking takes time, BUT I still feel I am SO worth it! emoticon ! Yesterday I spent about 2 hours going through ALL my team mates to see IF they were still active on the team. The BIG awareness was, they are not even on Spark People, any more. Their names are UN-highlighted. emoticon I wish there was a way to help some of these people, truly achieve their goals through Spark People, as they have asked for the help. That's about 1%, right?

Chris Downing says that only about 11% (At Goal & Transitioning to Maintainer, team, WONDERFUL!) of all people who release the weight are able to maintain it. AND that's just people who lose the weight.... what if 89% of all the people who join Spark People, never even started? I am/want to be in that 11%, and am so happy to be still Sparking & reaching for goals! I truly thought there were MILLIONS of Sparkers, still Sparking, everyday. I wonder how many, out of all the people who sign up, are sticking with it, still active? emoticon I do not know where to find this statistic, do you? emoticon

Thank YOU for still Sparking, still reaching your goals AND for YOUR amazing support! I can NOT do this without you! YOU are the MOST supportive people on earth! emoticon & I am so blessed to be in YOUR/our community! If you are reading this & want to 'friend' me, PLEASE do & I will add you, too! We are here to help each other! What can I do for YOU? emoticon emoticon

  
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LSDALOIA 11/15/2014 9:53AM

    I've been a member since 2007 (I think). Definitely since the early days of Spark. I've seen a lot of people come and go over those years. Sometimes it's my fault since I haven't always been good about looking at Sparkpages and commenting. But I'm still here!

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PATTI_PAL1 11/13/2014 8:04PM

    Good questions... I know for me it took about a year for me to wake up and start tracking after i joined SparkPeople. But still, I think it helped me lose weight during that time, too, BECAUSE I had taken the step to sign up.

Thanks for adding me as a SparkFriend. I hope we can continue to all our goals together.

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JULIA_211 11/13/2014 6:15AM

    What a beautiful and inspiring blog! Thank you, it's what I needed to read this morning! emoticon

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SPARKLINGME176 11/12/2014 11:03AM

    All of these comments are SO great! I think of Spark People as THE place for me to GIVE support, where I can, more than receiving it! I guess I'm a little odd in this way! I'm not on any other social net work. THIS is mine to share & learn & send love & light where I feel it maybe needed! emoticon

The others who may have come & gone & come back, is a concept I had not realized before! emoticon AJ for letting me realize this.

I know the world gets busy, & as I have said, I am on SP for me. I want to THANK all of you for your incites, they help me learn & grow, as I see the world through someone else's eyes! We can't see another's view point, unless we walk in their shoes! emoticon As the planet emoticon heals from all the negativity, we are blessed emoticon to be able to help & learn & grow & spread the good vibes to EVERYONE we come in contact with! I believe that is how we help ourselves, through compassion & understanding & taking just a minute to see the other person's view point. emoticon

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LINDA! 11/12/2014 12:06AM

    I have been Sparking since September 2007. I have never given up. I have had some injuries (broken bones) in the past few years. I still exercise. I cannot move the way I did before my fall - however, I can try. I love Sparking. I also have read so many Spark articles and learned so much. emoticon

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AJDOVER1 11/11/2014 5:38PM

    You are an inspiration! I'm so glad you take your Spark so seriously.
Take heart in knowing that some people have restarted Spark with a new account and are not gone forever. Others may find a better fit with one of the many other resources out there.

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MSLZZY 11/11/2014 5:47AM

    I think all the changes on the site and in the world have made many people uncomfortable and many have moved on without SP. So glad you and DH are getting healthy together and so glad you are still here to share your wonderful personality and perspective. HUGS!

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SALAM4545 11/11/2014 1:34AM

    This inspires me! I haven't had great success in weight loss, but I am definitely living healthier, as are my kids! I'll keep sparking as long as it takes, because ultimately, I know that this is one of the best tools out there for helping me get to where I want to be.

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SPARKFRAN514 11/11/2014 12:42AM

    I agree it takes time to spark but so worth it the support is wonderful and you have friends from around the world i have dance night with one friend coloring parties with another a teddy bear picnic we share happy times and sad time pick each other up from a slip on the trail and a party when we reach a goal it can be a weight loss or getting into smaller size completing a streak. i checked and found my class of 2012 is inactive along with my state and city team consider it their loss i have and several l spark friends like you say disappear But the special ones are standing on the side of the trail cheering me on. you are a special person wanting to share your spark emoticon i am thankful you are on the trail cheering me on and helping me re light the flame when flickers so you are helping people when you don't know it
keep sparking emoticon emoticon I sometime think they just want to see how many friends and teams they can belong to it like binge eating if 10 are good a 100 is better and you can not visit and take part in all of them i find it helps me to belong to four teams and do a good job with them .

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MOBYCARP 11/10/2014 8:14PM

    I want to believe that many of the people who aren't around achieved their goal weight, changed their lifestyle, found they could maintain naturally with the new lifestyle, and simply don't need Spark People any more.

What I know is, people who achieved their goal weight and stuck around say that they need Spark People to stay on track. That's me, 3 years into maintenance. I still need to track everything I eat, every day. I still need to watch that scale and make adjustments to what I eat in response to the scale moving too far in one direction or the other.

But . . . I'm not as active here as I was in the weight loss phase, or in the first year of maintenance. When life gets busy, choices have to be made. If I have to choose between writing replies to blogs or going out for a run, the run will win. If I have to choose between writing a blog or getting to bed on time, bed will win. One of the enduring lessons from my early days of Sparking is, without enough sleep the wheels come off.

I can visualize a day when all I need to do is track food, and I don't really need the Spark community to stay on track, and doing stuff on the web site just isn't worth the time it takes. That day may come . . . but it is not yet, for me. I hope that is what happened to a lot of people who aren't here any more.

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LIVINGLOVINLIFE 11/10/2014 6:20PM

    I have been on SP since 9-12. I have not reached my goal but am here almost daily. I am healthier and more active. I too have noticed many that I friended are no longer here. I think this is a great site. It helps keep me motivated and encouraged to keep working at living a healthy life style. I have met wonderful friends here on SP. I have added you as a friend and hope you will do the same. I always need friends. They are so caring and help me stay motivated. Come along on my journey. I am sure we can do this. You inspire me because you have reached your goal and now maintaining. Til later. emoticon

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MOMMA_BEAR_69 11/10/2014 5:29PM

    emoticon blog!!! That your for sharing it with us. May you reach your goal and be able to maintain it for life!!! That's what I am working on! My DH is getting healthier with me also. What a blessing Spark People has been for my whole family!!!
You are such an inspiration and for that I say THANK YOU VERY MUCH!!!
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Continued blessings and hugs,
Helen

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REGILIEH 11/10/2014 4:22PM

    What a lovely blog! You are such a sweetheart! I have been here for 5 years in December! I do plan a little break next year but will still checking in.

Hugs!

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WIFE48 11/10/2014 2:26PM

    I too plan to Spark the rest of my life. I am sorry you lost your Spark streak for signing in. Just remember that you know that you did it and now the rest of us Sparkers know it too. emoticon Keep up the good work!!!

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APROMISE4ME 11/10/2014 2:21PM

    Wonderful insightful blog; I enjoyed reading it . I'm new to Spark as of October 2014 as you may or may not know. It's just been a great experience so far in the few short weeks of being here. I do not plan on giving up; I will make it to the maintenance level and keep on sparking. There are so many terrific people here ! The list of pluses goes on and on......So happy for you and your husband , both working toward the goal of health together :)

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BLUEJAY1969 11/10/2014 1:10PM

    I plan on Sparking for the rest of my life! I can't imagine my life without SP now that I have found you all! I too found it as an answer to prayer! I had been praying a long time and my pain mgmt PA told me about SP and then I joined and then I threw a fit and didn't participate for a month. BUT once I got active in the teams and with blogs, I got hooked on healthy! I'll be here with you till the end! Just in the 4 months I have been serious, I have lost numerous friends who started out strong and then pffftt went away! It makes me sad too!
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PUPPIES4ME3 11/10/2014 1:03PM

    Glad to hear you like the question of the day on the LITTLE BLACK DRESS TEAM. Wonderful blog my friend. It is too bad we can't reach some of the new sparkers because we can't connect to their pages. I have added you to my friends. Have yourself a wonderful sparkling day. emoticon

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MOONCHILD8 11/10/2014 12:07PM

    Great Job! I am glad you are still around. I started for my son's graduation in 2010. It took years and I found out that I had a Thyroid problem to lose the weight. I finally reached my goal in January 2013. I will be two years on January 1st during this time I lost my Mom to Alzheimer's. I am sadder and feel like an orphan. Trying to work and stick to eating healthy. I exercise every day but not as much as I would like. Linda from bean town emoticon emoticon emoticon

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BURNINGTHYME101 11/10/2014 12:04PM

    You already have your S/F when you have your hubby. Happy for you. My hubby just started with me when his Dr. called from his office and handed a RX for him to go to a nutritionalist. WOW! And he's been going! WOOHOO! It sure makes my dieting easier. Best of luck to you on your journey. emoticon

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THOMASINA57 11/10/2014 11:36AM

    emoticon I still Spark daily and I too have noticed how many folks from my team of Oct 6 2012 are no longer around. I am coming up to my 2nd year of maintenance.. emoticon thus also want to stay in the 11% category..

Your enthusiasm is WONDERFUL and your Sparkling ways always make me smile..

Here's to lots more years of Sparking! emoticon

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Another fabulous reward to me, my health because of SPARK PEOPLE!

Friday, November 07, 2014

I get ANOTHER gold emoticon !Down 1.8# since Oct 24 It was scary to get up above almost 9# above my new high goal weight! Too much & more than my 3# limit above goal. I am trying to figure out when I became 'unconscious' to eating VERY well, again. (I find that when I break a streak, I just give up on so many levels) I am living a life style & do NOT want to be a yoyo dieter.... I want to be in the 11% of people who release weight & maintain, as Chris Downing talks about. My clothes were getting to tight to wear. Today, I'm feeling so much better about these numbers! I'm actually using my hip measurement more than the scale! I went up 2.2 ". That may not seem like allot to you, but it makes a HUGE difference in my jeans, WOW! I can still wear them, but sitting is a problem. I wore them for a little while, sitting just to help my brain REALIZE not to gain any more. I was on a fast tract to adding even more. Why is it SO easy to gain & harder to release? As MOSTMOM says, in her VERY candid video blog, "I wish it was just easier to lose weight!" I am keeping my calories at the very lowest end. & SO many more veggies. I fill up with them, first. emoticon Broccoli with a tangerine emoticon squeezed on top is my favorite! 2 cups, then salad emoticon , protein emoticon & whole carbs emoticon . I KNOW how to release weight emoticon & I am "just doing it", NOW! emoticon Maintaing is hard for me, I'm sure for you, too! But SP has once again saved my health, as I reward & celebrate ME! emoticon

Also, I am learning to love myself emoticon . I've always 'liked' me, but I am loving myself to total health. emoticon Loving me, as I would a small child, with compassion & joy & understanding! emoticon My DH emoticon has been doing GREAT now that he is almost healed, after 11 months of near death. So I am getting back to taking MUCH better care of me, now. While he was in the hospital, I took perfect care of me. When he came home, 5 months later, I started gaining, in celebration of his returning to my arms. I tend to over eat for CELEBRATION, emoticon more than other reasons. Thanks to SPARK P. emoticon I can SEE my charts.

I have learned with SP, to exercise. IF I call what I do, exercise, I generally will fight doing it. But I have found MANY ways of joyful movement that makes my body, happy. ZUMBA emoticon , FLASH MOB emoticon , WALKING emoticon , HIKING emoticon , SHEPPARD PILATES DVD emoticon , PARKING A LONG WAY FROM STORES, SHOPPING emoticon , TRAINNING FOR THE SANTA 5K emoticon , that kind of thing. I just love to move, I CRAVE to move! emoticon

I know I have said most of this, before, but I felt the need to resay it for ME! For the love emoticon of me! Thanks for reading! emoticon emoticon

  
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SHAKESALOT 11/10/2014 12:44PM

    emoticon You are doing an amazing job!! Love you are back on track. : ) You are doing it.

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FLORIDASUN 11/9/2014 9:44AM

    You are back on track and we are all so happy for this blog! You were under tremendous stress for a VERY long time and I certainly understand how and why you went into celebration mode.

Food...unfortunately is a HUGE form of celebration, self soothing, boredom, socializing, and mourning. It's SO easily available in so many HORRIBLE health defeating forms that we see 24/7.

I'm glad you realize all of this...as do I...it's just a matter of better planning and eating on schedule so you don't overeat when you are starving...and then movement and weight training round out the formula.

Hugs to you dear one....YOU'VE GOT THIS! emoticon

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MADEINBRITAIN 11/9/2014 8:05AM

    emoticon How totally inspiring - I'm blown away!
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You rock!

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AJDOVER1 11/8/2014 11:41PM

    You continue to inspire me! Thank you so much!

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LJCANNON 11/8/2014 2:08PM

    emoticon Losing Weight is Hard; Maintenance is Hard; Staying Active is Hard; Being Conscious of our eating and activity Every Day is Hard. The difference between Spark Losers and other Losers is that we are Not Doing It Alone. As hard as it is, it is Do-Able because we have the Support and Encouragement and Accountability of Other Sparkers.
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ELIZACG9 11/8/2014 10:09AM

    emoticon So happy for you!! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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SUEARNOLD1 11/8/2014 1:21AM

    Great blog!



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2BDYNAMIC 11/7/2014 10:12PM

    All sounds wonderful; and it is so colorful and creative; sorry can't say more---have big lump on wrist that hurts!!! emoticon

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JULIAINLA 11/7/2014 10:04PM

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JAMBABY0 11/7/2014 8:59PM

    good for you

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MARGARITTM 11/7/2014 8:23PM

    Sounds so familiar - making lifestyle changes - not easy - so worth it. You are on the right path!

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IAMAGEMLOVER 11/7/2014 2:27PM

    I gained about 5 pounds back. I have since lost it, then gained back 3 again. Life hasn't been easy the last couple months. Eating part comes easy for me, it is the exercising that I have a problem with. There are some days I only get about 600 steps in. I am in the process of changing that now. It is too hard and you work too hard to get into maintenance, I will not go back.

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CHRISSIPENNEY 11/7/2014 1:57PM

    Great blog!! You're quite an inspiration!! You know your body and work with what you have found that works! Losing is ALWAYS harder than gaining...unfortunately :)
My Love and I are celebraters too...generally a little too much.
Keep kicking booty!
I'll be following your success!


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SANDICANE 11/7/2014 1:51PM

    There are a group of us just now who are reading and doing The Beck Diet Solution book. Perhaps it might help you too to have a "road map" of heathy eating and healthy thinking to help you maintain. I was a "dragged into it" participant, but honestly, the information in this book and using that information is what's going to stop me from yo yoing again.

Congratulations on putting your brakes on and getting back to healthy eating...

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FLASUN 11/7/2014 1:43PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon Sparkling!!!!! YOU motivate me!!!! emoticon

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SLENDERELLA61 11/7/2014 1:03PM

    Congrats on the weight loss and on your growing self-awareness!

Instead of focusing on releasing weight and being done with it, make changes permanently in how you live your life. It is a lifestyle, not a diet. Those who maintain the best in my experience eat what they ate to get to goal weight plus a few more bites and an occasional treat.

Keep blogging!! -Marsha



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MEXGAL1 11/7/2014 12:13PM

    Good for you to focus on what works for you. What a colorful blog with all the insets. Here's wishing you continued success.
Go for it.
Sallie

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LIZSPRINGSTEEN 11/7/2014 11:54AM

    Great job! You're so focused!

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SPARKFRAN514 11/7/2014 11:45AM

    emoticon emoticon you have a great plan and i agree if we find things we enjoy doing to get us on the fitness lets not call it exercise.

"People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things.
When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success."
-Wayne Dyer

The golden opportunity you are seeking is in yourself. It is not in your environment, it is not in luck or chance, or the help of others; it is in yourself alone.
-Orison Swett Marden


"There are admirable potentialities in every human being.
Believe in your strength and your truth.
Learn to repeat endlessly to yourself, 'It all depends on me.'"
-Andre Gide
You're in the drivers seat, Sparkfriend! And whether you get there fast or slow, all that matters is that you get there. times it seems to fly, it never travels faster than one day at a time.
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LOVENHWOODS 11/7/2014 11:43AM

    Thanks for sharing! You have shown great strength and courage while going thru some very difficult times! I am proud of you! Not only "You Can Do It!"..."You ARE Doing It!"

“Love yourself first and everything falls into line.” –Lucille Ball

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Yesterday was a day of getting businees done! YES!

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

We did So many wonderful things for our business yesterday & finally went to dinner for our Anniversary emoticon ...I over ate, emoticon but back on track today emoticon ! Feel FAB! emoticon How RU? emoticon emoticon

PS.... 11-6-14 I am feeling SO much better about my choice! 2 days of clean eating & feeling GREAT! I always get plenty of exercise, it is the food choices that get me. I am eating focused, right now & it feels SO much better! emoticon

emoticon Today I woke up & 'got it', the desire to fit into my jeans, tone up & get ready 4 my goal of 7#release by Xmas! Pilates is helping & eating right 4 2 days now. Already DOING it!

  
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SPARKFRAN514 11/4/2014 10:49PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon Glad you ate something fun on your date remember we don't have to be perfect every day we are human emoticon

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LIZSPRINGSTEEN 11/4/2014 11:56AM

    You can do this!

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JAE88Z 11/4/2014 11:31AM

    That's the best attitude. Back on the path again. No reason to beat yourself up.

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