I Want to Ride a Pony!
I heard a news story over the weekend that I found to be so shocking, appalling and disheartening that I had to write about it, now that I'm back here on SparkPeople. I know that the idea that something in the news could be ... Read more
Where'd She Go? Oh, She's Back!
Wow, what a journey since I was last here. It's time; I'm back. Kind of exhausted, though. Starting over, weight-wise.... and in many other ways, too.
It seems like I've been gone longer than since... July--??? That was the month of my last... Read more
No, I'm not drunk
I haven't been on SparkPeople much lately, but thought I'd post something to let you all know that I am, in fact, still alive. I have a lot of things happening in my life right now; much of it is stressful, but I think it will ultim... Read more
THE NECESSITY OF A LITTLE SELFISHNESS ON VALENTINE'S DAY (AND EVERY DAY, IN FACT).
HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY, SPARKIES!
This year on this holiday of love, I've decided to go against the trend. I'm putting myself first! I'm going to be a little selfish, and it's long overdue. Before you judge me, let me explain, in my usual ra... Read more
POLL QUESTION #7 : ) CH-CH-CH-CH-CHANGES
Hello to all of my Sparkling People!
Wow! Things have been so busy in my world since the beginning of the New Year. So much is happening in my life. Plenty of stress and some things that I can't say if they're "good" or "bad" yet, although ... Read more
POLL QUESTION # 6 : ) PROCRASTINATION *IS KEEPIN' IT WAITIN'
I was thinkin' 'bout where we are now. It's January 25th. Exactly a month after Christmas and a few weeks after the beginning of the New Year... and more than half way to Valentine's Day from there, too. By now many of us ha... Read more
POLL QUESTION #5 : ) WINTER BOREDOM EXERCISE REMEDIES!
Hello SparkPeople ... um, well, people!
I know I've been slackin' on the blogs lately. Forgive me; things have been really busy for me over here in my real life, and that tends to keep me away from cyberspace (even the Sparky kind) more tha... Read more
WHAT DID THE MAYANS REALLY PREDICT?
I'm in a silly mood right now. I was thinking about what good things might be in store for us now that we are in the year 2013. We can all consider ourselves to be "survivors" now. After all, we've made it through 12/12/12 AND 12/21/12... narrow... Read more
POLL QUESTION #4 : ) MOTIVATION!
I hope you're all finding 2013 to be a great year, so far!
I was thinking about what motivates us to do this thing of getting fit, especially now that we're in the season of New Year's resolutions. I know, as shallow as... Read more
HAPPY NEW YEAR! --SparkMail Fail : ( Oh well. Have a nice 2013!
Oops on my oops! It did send. --I'm adding this, rather than deleting anything from my original post, but I realize that the paragraph that follows no longer applies, sort of:
I was busy adding all of my SparkFriends to my SparkMail Address... Read more
WE'RE STILL HERE. NOW WHAT? BODY IMAGE IN A NEW AGE.
Well, I've been watching the news today, and preliminary reports say that the world has not ended. Coincidentally, I just found an interesting, thought-provoking article from February of this year. You may have already read ... Read more
POLL QUESTION #3 : )
Q: Have you ever reacted badly to compliments about your weight loss and let this stop your efforts?
C. I don't remember
Have a super-sparkly day! (Yes, that's from a TV commercial!)... Read more
POLL QUESTION #2 : )
Q. INSTEAD of noshing when I'm doing something (such as watching TV or some other "TRIGGER") that I have, in the past, associated with eating unnecessarily, now I do this:
(The CAPS are just for emphasis/easier reference; I'm NOT yelling.) ... Read more
YOU LIKE ME! (VERY BREIF BLOG: CLICK HERE FOR EASY SPARKPOINTS!)
I just saw that I was awarded a "Popular Blog Post" by SP!
A big T H A N K S to all of you who "liked" &/or posted a comment on my recent blog post. I really appreciate your support in my quest t... Read more
MY FIRST POLL QUESTION : )
Kudos to SANDIEGOJOHN who had one of his blog posts featured here on SP a couple of days ago. He also had this great idea in response to my last blog post, entitled "WHY I WANT TO WRITE POLL QUESTIONS FOR SPARKPEOPLE!":
"I say you start wri... Read more