Made a Decision
I first want to start this blog by saying thank you from the bottom of my heart. I receive valuable advice from everyone that I took into careful consideration while making my decision this morning. I hate acting quick, but I didn't have much ch... Read more
To Walk or Not to Walk....
This morning I was invited to join a team for a color run coming up in March. My first thought was, "Oh, I simply can't!" Of course, my thoughts the last 2 days have been surrounded around overwhelming fatigue, a return of nausea, and a muscle... Read more
First off, thanks to everyone for your wonderful support on my last blog when I shared my joyful news! I am just thrilled to have the support and encouragement of such wonderful people! ... Read more
Good morning my fellow Sparkies! I have been waiting for a very long time to write this blog, but I feel that the time is right to tell my news. I'M HAVING A BABY!!! ... Read more
I will be a better Sparker...I will be a better Sparker...I will be a better Sparker
These last two weeks have just been downright challenging for me. Normally, I'm on here every day several times a day checking in with friends, logging my stuff, reading, etc. Well, I just haven't had the time for it, and I'm so sorry for that... Read more
I'm Still Here.
I just wanted to post something real quickly to let everyone know that I'm still here. I have just had a very turbulent week with lots of unexpected things going on. I will tell more when I can.
I did want to write about a cool experien... Read more
This is REALLY Hard For Me. my before pics :(
Alright folks. I have put this off long enough. I took some before pics many months ago and they were so depressing, I threw them away and cried. And cried. And then cried some more. Needless to say, I did NOT want to do this again, but I kn... Read more
Goals for BLC 21 Challenge
I first want to say how excited I am to be doing another weight loss challenge! I did one last summer, but it was a complete disaster because I had a TON of family issues going on at the time, and I barely hung on by a thread with that challeng... Read more
Quick Fixes Always have Drawbacks
So, yesterday when I was feeling all weird in my body, I started thinking about everything that we do to better our health can have some side effects. If we try to better our health with unnatural things (such as synthetic medications, or fancy... Read more
An Unexpected Treat and a Realization!
Night before last, my husband received a call from his brother that they would be in town heading back from a trip to Colorado and wanted to see us the next night. So, last night, we met up with them at their hotel and went to dinner. The reas... Read more
No More Gimmicks...Just TRUTH.
I have to admit...I have been a little down in the dumps about weight loss lately. I'm sure you have all seen me rant and rant and rant on here time and time again about this weight loss stagnancy. I'm supposed to have a metabolic test done, b... Read more
A Refresher Type of Start
I HATE resolutions for the New Year. My mother used to say about Mother's Day, "If you can only show me for one day a year that you love me, and not the rest of the year, then don't waste your time on Mother's Day." I feel the same way about N... Read more
My 12 Days of Christmas and a NSV
My sweet, wonderful, loving husband really treated me like a queen this Christmas season. He did a "12 days of Christmas" theme and had something planned for me each night for 12 days. Some of the things he did included, taking me to a local p... Read more
I'm Dreaming of a BROWN Christmas??? What?! (pics)
Yesterday was absolutely, utterly disgusting. It was one of those days that leaves me scratching my head and looking around at my surroundings and questioning, "Why is it that I chose to live here?" I have lived in some beautiful places in my ... Read more
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Coping with Yesterday's News
Good morning all and thank you for all of your positive feedback on yesterday's blog. I'm actually very glad I wrote those things down yesterday and got the encouragement, because, boy did I ever need it! After writing down all my goals, feeli... Read more