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Friday at Home

Friday, January 08, 2010      4 comments

DH has to go to Denver tonight for a Rotary function so we stayed home from the cabin. I love going to the cabin every weekend, but I also like to stay in town sometimes. I got up this morning and went to a Jazzercise class (my first one) at t... Read more

I Wonder....

Thursday, January 07, 2010      5 comments

Work was good today. I trained 2 different people, one all morning and the other for part of the afternoon. I felt useful and productive. I wonder if it was the work or my change in attitude?... Read more

Spark Retirement Vision Collage

Wednesday, January 06, 2010      7 comments

This is my vision of 2011 for me. My husband and I are at the center enjoying nature, the European cruise we are planning is right at the top, the grandkids are there and the... Read more

I'm Really Sparking Along Today!

Wednesday, January 06, 2010      5 comments

Today, Day 4 of the Spark your body challenge, I have a better attitude. After reading several suggestions from friends, I sat down and made a vision collage for my vision of retirement next year. I am going to try and take a picture of it ton... Read more

I Don't Want to Work!!!!

Tuesday, January 05, 2010      7 comments

I am having a big attitude crisis right now. I will be retiring in December 2010 so I have less than a year to work. It's all I can focus on. The reason I have to keep working is for health insurance. Because of several health issues (includi... Read more

Got to Use a Christmas Present!

Monday, January 04, 2010      4 comments

I got to use the stability ball DH gave me for Christmas doing the Day 2 bootcamp workout. It was very interesting. I'm just glad no one was around with a camera to preserve my attempts for posterity! I am not well balanced or graceful on a s... Read more

Day 1 of Bootcamp 2010

Sunday, January 03, 2010      5 comments

I got back from the cabin late because we had to drive back thru a snow storm, but I did do the Spark Bootcamp video. I sure felt tired for only 10 min of exercise. I weighed 228 tonight, Hope I'm back at my 225 in the morning. My goa... Read more

New Year's Resolution

Thursday, December 31, 2009      5 comments

My New Year's Resolution is simple: to continue my new lifestyle. Continue eating healthfully, exercising sanely and sparking as often as I can. This is my last year of being a working woman and I want to make it the best I can so my DH and I... Read more

Life Changer

Wednesday, December 30, 2009      3 comments

At the end of the year I just can't help but look back at the changes SP has made in my life. I didn't really think about it, but more than my weight and size, SP has changed my emotions. I am not depressed. Having been in a state of chronic ... Read more

Chaos in the Kitchen

Tuesday, December 29, 2009      5 comments

Since I've been ready about healthful cooking and foods, last night I decided to stop by the store on the way home and pick up a few things to cook. I got the ingredients for a chicken stock, northern beans and beets. Sounds pretty easy doesn'... Read more

Talk About Cold

Monday, December 28, 2009      5 comments

Even the dogs didn't want to go outside this weekend! It was really cold. The cabin was cosy with the fire but going out to turn the generator on to refill the water tanks was cold and windy. The snow was blowing so hard we couldn't even see ... Read more

Quiet Holiday

Wednesday, December 23, 2009      3 comments

My daughter is working the whole weekend and my son has "other plans" so DH and I will be alone for the Holiday. I could be sad, but I'm not. Thankfully DH and I like being alone together and we are happy we have happy kids who spend time with... Read more

Christmas Gifts

Tuesday, December 22, 2009      3 comments

I hope I don't sound like a Scrooge, but I don't like the exchange of meaningless gifts with people I barely know, like at work. I love giving things to the people I love and think carefully about what would bring them joy, but I don't like Sec... Read more

Peace and Joy

Monday, December 21, 2009      3 comments

I'm down 3 pounds this morning. That includes the 2 I gained last week and one new one! emoticon I think... Read more

Off Track

Friday, December 18, 2009      6 comments

I definitely learned that I need to track my food and exercise last week. When I don't track I underestimate my intake. I was way above my calories a couple of days last week and I feel the difference. The scale has me up 2 which I know is no... Read more


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