MUSIC_MUTT's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=MUSIC%5FMUTT MUSIC_MUTT's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ Responding to - What makes you happy? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4335284 There a few ways to look at this question, all important. What puts bounce in your step; what gives you deep satisfaction; what eliminates the negative feelings, any anxiety? I help lead music in church which is a fantastic high for me. However, getting high is not the same as becoming a mature grown up, what some of us would call growing in wisdom and holiness. The feeling of accomplishment from achieving little goals for better health puts bounce in my steps. The physical high after ex... Fri, 1 Jul 2011 12:28:44 EST First Blog - from a Post to a Teammate http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4333190 I've just started the second week of an 8-Week Spark program. Up until three months ago, I had been ignoring my health and breaking promises to my doctor. Now I can handle moderate exercise without distress; stairs are no problem. Before starting the 8-Week program I had just completed a local 10-week walking program where I lost 9.5 pounds. I feel great about that. So, I started Spark's 8-week program with a bit of momentum. I'm hoping to average losing 2.5 pounds per week over the fir... Thu, 30 Jun 2011 14:44:24 EST