Thoughts of a Simpler Time! ( It's not just Gifts, Glitter and Goodies)
I know getting ready for the holidays is very hectic, as I am aging it seems to be getting more difficult, sometimes over-whelming, buy gifts, strug... Read more
This is not the End!
Time for another blog and update, here we are almost to the end of another round of BLC, even though I had many obstacles in my way, I continued to... Read more
The power of a smile!
My day started out like any other, wake up, do some stretches, tidy the house and on it goes.
Today I had an appointment with my family Dr, my Xr... Read more
Enjoying the little Things in Life
As I sat on my deck today and did my quiet time in the sun, I looked around at all the beauty surrounding me, the gorgeous trees adorned in red and ... Read more
Assignment : 10 reasons to lose weight
Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. - Jim Ryun
Today's assignment is to list 10 reasons you want to lose weight. What do you want to change? How do you want to look? How do you want to feel? What things will... Read more
Life Continues to Bring Many Surprises
Well two weeks ago my whole world was turned up-side down. My husband went in for an MRI on his spine, and they discovered a 9 cm aneurysm on his Aorta, needless to say he was admitted to the hospital right away for emergency surgery. If that th... Read more
Spark has given me a "Spark" for life
As I was working around the apartment the other day, my mind was flitting here and there, and one of the things I started thinking about was all my time spent on Spark, do I really need to be "chatting for an hour everyday on my teams? Or should... Read more
In Memory of my Mom
Today is a sad day for me, it is one year ago that Mom passed, so in her memory I would like to share one of the poems she wrote, she loved to compo... Read more
It's not all About the Scale!
"When you are consistent in your healthy habits, magic is happening in your body and mind, even if the scale isn't moving."
Well another round... Read more
In Sickness And In Health!
A re-cap of my week:I just hit a nice rhythm with my newly ramped-up training routine. And now…I'm sick.
We’ve all been there.
I spent all l... Read more
All With Just a Glimpse
Have you ever been out shopping and you get a quick glimpse of yourself, and it shakes you to the toes, it is not flattering, shows all the neglect you have been giving your body? Well it happened to me, I was coming out of the grocery store aft... Read more
IT STARTED WITH A SEED!
My journey with Spark started as a seed, an idea that I would join and lose a lot of weight. I had it all planned out, this was going to be a snap, ... Read more
Are You Up To The Challenge?
A friend of mine here on Spark, has worked hard and lost all their weight in one year ( over a 100 lbs) I have been with Spark since 2008, and have ... Read more
Dealing with the Loss of Loved ones!
I decided I would do a blog and try to explain all the mood swings and anger I have been feeling of late. First of all I am 72 with many health issu... Read more
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Working at Regaining my Momentum Back!
Well here I am, most of you know that I had lost my Mom on August 21st, had a major back surgery on September 7th, and lost my youngest son on Septe... Read more