Hi to all of my Spark friends! It has been a while.
My home life has somewhat normalized now, and I will be Sparking regularly again - truth is - I missed my buddies.
I missed the laughter, the motivation, and the camaraderie of my S... Read more
I haven't lost a pound in months - but I am not unhappy!
I am still in the overweight BMI index, and I feel I look a little overweight as well, but I am not unhappy!
I have been maintaining my weight fairly well, give or take a few pounds that come and go like the wind. My health is good and I c... Read more
Fitness goals redefined
It has been a little over a month since my new roomies have moved in with me, and turned my life upside down and inside out! My time has not been my own for some time as job demands have been very high and spending time with the girls has been... Read more
The 4 yr old fitness solution!
Have you ever really paid attention to the small children, I mean really watched their movements and actions? They do everything perfectly!
When they breathe, you see their little bellies go in and out, not their chests - they breathe de... Read more
Life has a way of taking twists and turns that we least expect. One day you are in a comfortable routine and the next - BOOM - everything changes. ... Read more
Confessions of a true slacker!
Yes, I am talking about myself! Remember my status from a couple of weeks ago - "I am strong, I am invincible...." Well, I am but I am also a slacker!
I have been a lazy bones nearly the whole month of July - compared to what I should ha... Read more
Food stamps 2 - and a thanks
First, thanks to all who shared your thoughts on such a tough subject. I read all the opinions and like all of you, I have no solution.
When I was around 10 years old, my father lost his job, he had worked 17 yrs, took two sick days and wa... Read more
Food stamp restrictions?
On the Spark start page this morning was a link to a newspaper article in Charleston SC about legislators trying to put limitations on what food stamp recipients can buy with their stamps (now actually a card). They think that by restricting "... Read more
Stubbornness has it's merits!
It is really a virtue, in my eyes. It keeps me going. All I need i... Read more
Mastery is the result of undivided focus.
UNDIVIDED FOCUS! I heard this saying on a TV commercial this morning and it hit a chord with me.
In this day and age of multi-tasking, we need to take a step back and un-divide our focus when it comes to our health and fitness.
We n... Read more
My 1 year Spark Anniversary! Amazing!
Last year, I received an email about Spark People. I'm not sure where it came from, no one I know ever heard of Spark People - until then. I checked it out, liked the idea of the food tracker and thought I'd try it out, I was getting into bet... Read more
What exercising has taught me (with before and now photos)
I have been active all my life, but in the past few years I have not been a religious exerciser - until a year and a half ago, that is. Since then, I have been a regular exerciser, finding new ways to get moving, and patiently waiting as the c... Read more
What would you do?
What would you do?
Would you raise more children?
Would you go back to school?
Would you sky dive? bungee jump?
Would you try out for a professional sports team? ... Read more
A chart for living a wonderful life!
This was on my FB page this morning. It is my life's philosophy to a tee!
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One of my friends sent this to me. I wanted to share it with my Spark Friends. Enjoy......
A.A.A.D.D. - KNOW THE SYMPTOMS!
Thank goodness there's a name for this disorder.
Age-Activated Attention Deficit Disorder.
This ... Read more