SparkPeople is such a vast virtual land, it's easy to get overwhelmed with trying to connect to people. JILLYBEAN25 wrote a blog entry talking about feeling disconnected on Spark. Her blog got me thinking about ways that I could be a better frie... Read more
"If you feel you are down on your luck, check the level of your effort."
September was a very "Eh" month all around. It wasn't awful, but definitely not a month that I look back on and harbor super fond memories... Read more
My good SparkPal MUSICALLYMINDED wrote a great blog about facing our fears. Tracy has really stood in the face of challenges and plunged in head on. I really admire how she can acknowledge a challenge or fear, yet is able to forge ahead. I have ... Read more
"For each individual, sport is a possible source for inner improvement."
-Pierre de Coubertin
Most sports have a pre-season during which athletes prepare their bodies for the tough task of their sport. Then there is "peak" training... Read more
CANNIE50 wrote a must-read blog about the difference between willpower and willingness. Her wisdom has been invaluable throughout my journey, and this blog shows one of the many reasons why she is an awesome SparkPeep.
A couple of snippets:... Read more
I had all sorts of ideas for blogs this week, but I didn't finish them. I had all sorts of ideas for my weekly review, but I didn't feel like expanding on them. So, I bring you a generic blog post reminiscent of my week: aimless and apathetic. T... Read more
In studying exercise physiology, I have suspected that the old formula of 3,500 calorie deficit=1 pound weight loss formula may not always work. A study done recently shows evidence that there are so many factors, including current body weight, ... Read more
"It's discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit."
There are very few friends who we know we can truly depend on during the best and worst of times. I have a friend who I met at a... Read more
I'm not going to lie, I'm pretty embarrassed about what I'm about to tell you about my binging. It isn't so much that I DID binge, but rather what foods I chose that are embarrassing. I looked back at my emotional eating pattern from late last w... Read more
1. It's idiomatic English, means roughly "without care or regard for consequences".
2. Title of a Blink 182 song.
I went to my saxophone lesson on Tuesday feeling mildly confide... Read more
So the other day I had blogged about a woman who I was deciding whether or not I really want to be friends with anymore ("Emptying the Hollowness" blog post). The woman who had called me a "baby squirrel killer" is pregnant. She is not a super-c... Read more