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CMESPARK
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(Not) Tripping Up on an Upcoming Trip
Monday, May 23, 2016      0 comments

I know that changing eating habits needs to be for life vs an event if they are going to be successful. Having said that, I am going back home next month and was starting to stress. My initial thought- and let me just say for the record, I've be... Read more
Slipping but not losing ground
Thursday, February 11, 2016      2 comments

Ok, so I've slipped. Have used the weather as an excuse to not go to the gym.... it's SO cold and I'll walk on the treadmill at home... Have given into stress eating... which didn't help by the way- in fact made me feel worse... So it was... Read more
Breathing thru the "What Happened???"
Friday, July 31, 2015      2 comments

Drank green juice- Check! 60 minute exercise- Check! Post work out stretching- Check! Protein Drink- Check! Keep track of foods and limit snacking to veggies- Check! In bed by 10- Check! It was a good day yesterday. I had a good... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Not just the good days
Monday, July 06, 2015      19 comments

So I find that when I am in a positive mindset, things are easy(/ier) - Staying on track, Sparking, going to the gym,,,not going to the vending machine, drinking in all the water I can stand, Life is easy and blogging is fun. However, I am... Read more
Where and how are you?
Tuesday, April 22, 2014      5 comments

After many months, changes (some great, some not so great) and many pounds- I'm Sparking again. Not for reasons that have motivated me before. I've come to the realization that I'm just not myself. I am a happy person by nature but have no... Read more
Numbers Game
Thursday, April 25, 2013      5 comments

I am wondering what it is about numbers on the scale that impact my eating. Recently, I reached a number range that I have not been close to in years. I was happy. I made great plans to continue and tried to calculate if I were able t... Read more
Insight
Tuesday, March 05, 2013      5 comments

Sparklings- its been an interesting month or so. Most notably, my fiancÚ and I have separated. I'm still heartbroken and upset with him. Essentially, he had been, oh how to say this, "partaking in some extra curricular activities" ... Read more
Motivation!
Tuesday, November 27, 2012      7 comments

This Thanksgiving I got engaged- I'm thrilled and scared. Not the standard, "do I really want this person in my life forever" scared, but the "how am I going to look in the wedding video and pictures" scared. Shallow? Maybe. But m... Read more
Its been a year since I wrote a blog...is that even possible?
Tuesday, September 11, 2012      5 comments

Its been a year since I had my annual review at my job. Its been a year since I wrote a blog. Its been a year that I've been dating someone (ok, next month will be the year but work with me... :) Its been a year since I bought my home. ... Read more
Why wait for New Years? New Goals for a New Month!
Tuesday, August 02, 2011      4 comments

August is here and what better way to kick off a new set of goals then to: 1) Actually POST monthly goals and 2) Take a fresh start and refocus! I've seen a few Sparklers post their goals- some have long term, some have monthly and... Read more
Positive Thank You SparkAngels!
Friday, July 22, 2011      3 comments

A fellow Sparkling is having a tough day. I can relate! When I read thru some of my blobs from earlier this week, I think about my mindset. I was not in a positive place. I needed and got a LOT - and I mean A LOT of support and encourageme... Read more
Ownership
Thursday, July 21, 2011      7 comments

What do you think of when you hear the word "Ownership"? Items you own, accountability, contributions, etc? The other day a coworker made a comment to me regarding my ex boyfriend. He has done security for the Olympics and is 6'7". We da... Read more
Baby Brownies Cause Major Backlash!
Wednesday, July 20, 2011      3 comments

I reviewed my food log from yesterday - breakfast 240; lunch 300; dinner 400; snacks 1600 whoa- WHAT??? I knew I was going to a relatives home for dinner and tried to plan accordingly all day. Something happens to me when I walk in that ho... Read more
Time
Wednesday, July 13, 2011      2 comments

I recently lent my work ID to a coworker so she could access a washroom. When she gave me back the ID, she chirpily said, "are you one of those people who never updates their drivers license picture either? (while smiling) How old is your ... Read more
When a goal represents more than a goal
Thursday, March 03, 2011      6 comments

To help with my weightloss success, I recently purchased a calendar to track my food and exercise goals and to capture random thoughts. I know, I'm so OLD SCHOOL putting pen to paper....but that's not the interesting thing- at least for THIS ent... Read more

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