The silver chip I received at my first OA meeting 39 days ago hung over my heart. My anxiety escalated as my OA friend & I navigate the Mississippi dark for St. Mary's of the Pines, our weekend retreat.
Another car parked at the same time as ... Read more
My dear sparkfriends, you may remember 6 weeks ago when I posted my blog, Stopping my Slow Suicide by Spoon, www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=5779382 . I stated that I was going to find a ... Read more
First, I want to state that I am fully aware each overweight / obese person has an individual story and reasons for being overweight / obese.
I don't know the exact reason I binge and consistently reach for food when emotional. I do know i... Read more
Today is my 35th birthday. I am blessed beyond words. Life is precious, and each birthday is a gift. I remember 5 years ago when I was pregnant with my son. He was due 2 days before my birthday but was not born until 9 days after my birthday... Read more
5,000 daily steps minimum on fitbit. I plan on increasing to 7,500 in March if I remain steady through February. I will complete 30 fitness minutes per day as part of the 5,000 steps because I am taking part in a virtual w... Read more
I entered my practice of yoga as a study on December 1st. Daily yoga has enlivened me and better equipped me to cope with the stress of life. Since Jan. 1, I have also maintained at least 5,000 daily steps unless I was ill.
I have always... Read more
My family started a tradition of selecting a word to encapsulate our hopes and goals for the upcoming year. My word of the year for 2013 was BELIEVE. I made a Believe sign for myself and surrounded myself with quotes about believing in myself.... Read more
November was a difficult month for me. My goals were to track my food, have 10 minutes of daily intentional movement and complete 25 miles. I did track my food, but the intentional movement was completely derailed by 2 nasty colds.
Afte... Read more
As the holidays ramp into full gear, it is easy to distance myself from my health and fitness goals. I am keeping it simple and looking forward to focusing on friends, family and giving thanks for all the blessings in my life.
An August sparkpeople challenge is social media driven, and asks us to identify problems areas, brainstorm solutions and stay accountable through August by tweeting with the hashtag #backontrack.
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Sparky friend, AJDOVER1, blogged about her goal of One Million Steps this Summer.
www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=5375173
Her blog inspired me to do the same! She is starting on the ... Read more