Doing the work for positive change
"I will do the work necessary to create positive change in my life".....
That is one of the goals that I recently added to my goal board. Part of that work is to stay active on SP and to receive and offer support from other sparkers.
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Finding my "YES"
So I'm going to confess that I have often cheated when acquiring Spark Points. Shocking, I know (LOL).
The way I do this most often is to just glance over my "Goal Board" and click the "reviewed" button getting my 5 points. But I sudden... Read more
2015-The year of HEALTH
Health is all-encompassing....physical, emotional, mental, spiritual and relational. We often focus on the physical aspect and neglect the other, just as significant, areas of our lives that demand our attention.
I have made a commitment (... Read more
Reframing my resolution
Lose weight, exercise more, spend less, get to sleep on time and on and on and on (and on)!
How many times have these resolutions been made and broken and yet we go into each new year optimistically hoping that this year will be different. ... Read more
From this day forward
Is it bad to say that I'm ready for the holidays to be over?
I know that in a couple of weeks I will be a little down over the long winter ahead with not much to look forward to, but for now, I am ready to take inventory of 2014 and set g... Read more
Failure is not an option
After months of being off SP for a variety of reasons, including not having a reliable computer, I am back thanks to my Christmas present (a new laptop) and a need to reconnect with the SP community.
When I decided to get back on this morni... Read more
Questions for self-discovery
Why am I my own worst enemy?
Why do I self-sabotage?
Why do I work so hard and then get to a point where I begin to ease up and think it's okay to eat more than I should or ignore working out?
What separates me from the people ... Read more
Magnify the Positive...Day 1!
What we focus on is what we tend to magnify!!
Not sure where I heard this but It is definitely true when it comes to this journey towards health and fitness.
Some of us focus on the number on the scale Read more
One year with SP...and counting!!
I'm approaching my one year SP anniversary and although I have been rather inactive on the site in the past couple of months, I have carried what I have learned with me. I have continued to go to Zumba and to get in my 6 freggies a day. Could ... Read more
This time is MY time!
I have used the above motivational quote time and again and every time I realize that taking TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY is really, really, really hard. Making excuses, blaming,... Read more
An experiment of one!
I discovered that, at least for me, the biggest obstacle along this healthy lifestyle journey has always been me and the expectations that "this time will be different." The thing is, what has to be different is my mindset towards this journey ... Read more
Day by Day; Little by Little; One goal to another goal
So, things have been going pretty good over the past several days. I actually am going to earn a gold medal for this week which is a first since I started tracking steps. I've upped by glow getter goal and although I still don't have it at 10,... Read more
Where did this positive attitude come from??? Happy Spring!
I risk jinxing myself but I am going to say that the past week has been a really GREAT one! I've been making much better food choices, tracking my food most days, drinking water, Zumba, Bodyjam, interval training, 10000 step days, glow getter d... Read more
Went to the gym yesterday morning to get in my workout and was happy to see that the rower was available. Read more
So a while back I wrote a blog about getting real with myself. Truth is, however, that until I took the step of getting on the scale it really wasn't possible to "get real".
I hate the scale. I can remember back in grade school and being w... Read more
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