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Wednesday, March 09, 2011      25 comments

My Aspire to Inspire BSG challenge this week is to write a blog entitled ADVICE which is to be advice I can give to someone new on Spark or just someone who is just trying to become healthier. This is quite challenging for me, the non-writer, bu... Read more


Wednesday, March 02, 2011      17 comments

Three words that come to mind when I think of my Spark journey are: Focus, Flexibility, and Consistency. The meaning reason I chose these words in relation to my journey are: 1. Focus: I find that if I do not stay focused I may put somethi... Read more

Monday, February 28, 2011 - Plan for March and April

Monday, February 28, 2011      9 comments

Okay, so I have been working on my new goals and how I can go about achieving them. I hope that I have not made it too specific or too hard that I cannot achieve it, but since we are going to Kuaii in September and plan to do a lot of activity, ... Read more

Sunday February 27, 2011 - Vision Collage

Sunday, February 27, 2011      10 comments

For one of my challenges I was to complete my vision collage and since I have been really tired and slacking on my exercise I wanted to make sure I got the points for that at least. So, here is my vision collage. Read more

Saturday February 26, 2011

Saturday, February 26, 2011      4 comments

I am just so tired of feeling tired. I really hope that the thyroid being off so far is the cause and that the new medication helps quickly. On top of feeling tired today I felt a little sick as well so I didn't get any activity in. Tomorrow I r... Read more

Friday February 25, 2011 - Goal Setting

Saturday, February 26, 2011      7 comments

I have never really learned how to set up goals so now I am going to try to learn an effective way to do that. So far I have printed off some articles and I am learning that: 1. I should set realistic goals, not overzealous ones that may s... Read more

February 24, 2011 Conquering Small Jobs

Thursday, February 24, 2011      4 comments

“Don’t be afraid to give your best at what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves.” Dale Carnegie This is a qu... Read more

February 23, 2011 Are You Giving Your Goals Your Best Effort?

Wednesday, February 23, 2011      7 comments

"There are only two options regarding commitment. You're either IN or you're OUT. There's no such thing as life in-between." - Pat Riley, basketball coach I have never really thought about what my dreams are for my life, but since starting ... Read more

February 22, 2011 Small Steps that Lead Us to Achievement

Tuesday, February 22, 2011      6 comments

"The doors we open and close each day decide the lives we live" - Flora Whittemore, author I have a really hard time getting the scale to move in the downward direction as many of you have probably notice me saying in previous blogs. I seem... Read more

February 21, 2011 - End of Week 3 BSG Challenges

Monday, February 21, 2011      4 comments

Well, I've made it through another week of this month's challenges. I don't think the scale will reflect any pounds lost, but I do feel that I have made progress in the exercise department. We have about 6 months until we go on our trip to Kuwai... Read more

February 20, 2011

Monday, February 21, 2011      4 comments

Just a quick note to say that we had an awesome day at the Evergreen Air and Space Museum. We were there walking around for 4.5 hours so at least I got some activity in. We had a nice dinner to make up for yesterday's buffet of non healthy items... Read more


Saturday, February 19, 2011      4 comments

We had an awesome day. We woke up to now snow so our weekend getaway was still a go. We decided to try out our ... Read more

February 18, 2011 - Happy Friday

Friday, February 18, 2011      4 comments

Had a really good day today. Since the bosses were both gone it was almost like having a 4-day weekend. Got all of my work done and still had time to spark and play my facebook games at work. I had a really good upper and lower body and core wor... Read more

February 17, 2011 - Happy/Sad Memories

Thursday, February 17, 2011      7 comments

As we move into this President's day weekend I have some extremely sad memories as my not quite 16 year old son, Lee, went on a Boy Scout ski trip this weekend in 1993 and he never came back home. It was an extremely nasty winter that year and h... Read more

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Wednesday, February 16, 2011      3 comments

I had another emoticon. I was somewhat sore from the new exercises I tried yesterday. I am not sure I can count the... Read more

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