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Trying to get back to SPARKING

Sunday, October 06, 2013      10 comments

hello to my SPARK family. I have been away from SPARK for too long. I had many issues that came about all at once. I am trying to find a balance between all my obligations and SPARK. I NEED TO SPARK again!!! I am trying to start a better ea... Read more

Keeping the FAITH and staying POSITIVE

Thursday, May 23, 2013      7 comments

This week has been a rough one. I think it was an accumulation of the past years events (thyroid cancer, lung cancer and my mom's passing etc). I am usually the steadfast and positive one in our relationship between my hubby and myself. My focus... Read more

Give it time...

Wednesday, May 15, 2013      8 comments

Saw my oncologist today as a follow up post lab work and scans. I told him I thought I would be feeling better since it has been about 6 weeks since my last chemo. I said right now I am feeling like a 90 year old with all my joints especially my... Read more

One Step Backwards means One Step FORWARD

Monday, May 06, 2013      5 comments

My hubby and I joined WW a few weeks ago. This has been and eye opening experience especially for my hubby. He has tried several weight loss programs or plans in the past but this one is really good for him. As many of you know WW is counting po... Read more


Thursday, April 18, 2013      12 comments

I was MIA for 3 months but now I am back. Such warm wishes from my SPARK family carried me through all the tough times. Thanks to everyone!!! Big changes happening but I handle them in stride. I finished my last chemotherapy 3 weeks ago. Mor... Read more

Time is limited...

Friday, March 01, 2013      14 comments

Sorry for being MIA but since taking care of my dad since my mom passed away makes SPARKing time limited. I am hoping to get back to it since he is improving and getting stronger. Do not forget about me...I will be back at some point. I have 2 m... Read more

A very sad day........

Saturday, January 12, 2013      31 comments

I have sad mom passed away last night. She got home from the hospital about 10:45 am was doing fine. At the dinner table she clutched her chest, said she had pain asked my sister for an aspirin. My sister did not even have time to get ... Read more

I have hubby

Friday, January 11, 2013      10 comments

As of January 2 2013 I have been faithfully exercising. I joined the January Jumpstart Challenge. Even though I have to adapt it and do as my body allows me (with going through chemotherapy), I have not stopped. My hubby is over weight and has s... Read more

Maybe this will help....

Wednesday, January 09, 2013      6 comments

If you don't go after what you want, you'll never have it If you don't ask, the answer is always "no" If you don't step forward, you're always in the same place. ------Nora Roberts... Read more

Even modifying my routine I had positive can too

Monday, January 07, 2013      8 comments

Ok so this is my first week back to SPARKING, tracking and exercising. It has been over 3 months since I exercised. I am undergoing chemotherapy. So I have had to modify my BEFORE routine. I have more fatigue than before. I have more joint pain ... Read more

Love this...

Saturday, January 05, 2013      7 comments

I borrowed this from my friend Fran..... "Life is short. Break the Rules. Forgive quickly. Kiss slowly. Love truly. Laugh uncontrollably and Never regret anything that made you smile. ~ Paulo Coelho"... Read more


Friday, January 04, 2013      17 comments

This week I was contacted via email from SparkPeople regarding their Radio show. They are interviewing SP members and they want to interview me. ME!! ME??? I was shocked, flabbergasted and flattered all at one time, lol. Read more

Trivia oh trivia

Thursday, January 03, 2013      8 comments

How you make me feel I need to make the Trivia a daily occurrence because it is very evident today I need the help. Education is always a good item to add to each day. I will conquer the TRIVIA!!!... Read more

It may be tough but I CAN DO IT!!!

Wednesday, January 02, 2013      10 comments

Today, I started AGAIN!!! It will not be easy!! I am not a quitter. I am feeling like I am getting back on track. I am going to not let this get me down. I will move forward even though it may be slower than I am use to. I will stay ... Read more

I am back BABY!!!

Tuesday, January 01, 2013      17 comments

To say the least the year 2012 was one of the roughest if not THE roughest in my life so far. Many many issues were dealt to me and my family. The past few months I stepped back from SP, needing to wrap my brain around the latest of my issues, c... Read more

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