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Just Keep Sparking!
Friday, July 04, 2014      13 comments

I am not much of a blogger, but today is my 5 year Spark anniversary which encourages me to reflect. Last year I took my first steps into the unknown - the smallest weight I had ever seen on the scale was 185, and the smallest size jeans I had ... Read more
WOW! Four years ago today I joined Spark -- What a great decision!
Thursday, July 04, 2013      20 comments

As I logged on this morning, I realized that I have been a member of SP for four years. When I think about all I have learned, the friends I have made, the freely given support, love and appreciation -- I am truly blessed. It has been an incre... Read more
The Gift of Spark
Friday, February 17, 2012      8 comments

Yesterday, after a particular stressful meeting, I logged into my email and saw a list of messages from my fellow Sparkers congratulating me on being listed as a Motivator of the day. I am so touched that those I look to for advice and inspira... Read more
Got a new job! I am so excited!
Sunday, August 01, 2010      15 comments

Just had to share! I just found out that I will be transferring to our District Offices in mid-August. I am so thrilled! -- it is my dream job. Assessment and Evaluation specialist. I love numbers and data and figuring out the root causes fo... Read more
I bought a swimsuit !
Saturday, June 26, 2010      6 comments

I bought a swimming suit yesterday -- Do I look good? Of course not! But I look loads better than I did 40 lbs ago, and parts of me look pretty nice. I am going on vacation on the 7th to KY to see my brother and his family. When we were... Read more
Foot Frustration
Friday, June 11, 2010      2 comments

I am doing to well and want to do more but I can't and it is frustrating. I feel so good, have so much energy and want to get in some serious exercise -- especially since for the next rew weeks I only need to work part time.. But, my foot hurt... Read more
Wahoo! My own schedule
Saturday, June 05, 2010      0 comments

Yea!! for the next few weeks I get to choose my own schedule -- I have lots to do, but I am not on set schedule at work. On one hand I am thinking golf, shopping, extra time to do things around the house, extra exercise, maybe even finish the... Read more
Body Image
Saturday, July 18, 2009      0 comments

This is a hard one because what you think you are teaching is not the message the kids are getting. We send so many mixed messages -- telling our children to be confident in a swimsuit while at the same time telling them that we're too fat to ... Read more
Subconcious fear of being thin?
Saturday, July 04, 2009      3 comments

I am certainly afraid of regaining weight I have lost -- it has happened time and time again since I was 5 years old. I've thought alot about it and I think in many ways being the heavy girl with a sense of humor is my comfort zone. My highest... Read more