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Part 2: Sydney, Australia

Saturday, September 26, 2015      13 comments

Sydney is a huge bustling city, much like New York, San Francisco, or London, except the downtown area is a pleasant stroll to a beautiful harbor, and there are 80 beaches in the Sydney area! Too bad we were visiting at the end of their winter. ... Read more

Part 1: New Zealand

Saturday, September 26, 2015      16 comments

DH is a flag scholar, belonging to both national and international organizations. As a retired history teacher he has become very active in both organizations, so when Sydney, Australia, was selected for the international meeting this year, I gr... Read more

Summer Update

Saturday, August 01, 2015      12 comments

Finally I am headed back to maintaining my goal weight, again! For some reason, my head has been in the right place to sustain some healthy habits in the last six months. I've lost around 15 pounds and have been consistently tracking both food a... Read more

Renewed Focus

Sunday, May 10, 2015      9 comments

I just finished the Whole30 food plan, and will begin adding foods back in. It's a fairly restrictive way of eating and for someone with no gluten, legume or dairy issues, who doesn't eat much meat, not something I want to maintain. On the other... Read more

Boosting Will Power Activity

Wednesday, May 06, 2015      11 comments

This is a continuation of a self-reflection activity I started on Camp Wannabefit last week, and a convenient place to post to get feedback from teammates. Week 2: Making a Commitment Last week, you might have set a goal for yourselfâ€... Read more

Camp WannaBeFit Bingo

Friday, April 24, 2015      9 comments

Here are my pics: My daily walk takes me past an amazing rose garden. We live a 5 minute walk... Read more

Self Reflection for Exercise

Friday, January 23, 2015      8 comments

After a week of illness and essentially being out of action, I realized that I need to repeat what I promised myself the week before. This is fulfilling a team challenge, but also what I need to do to re-establish my exercise habit. The week bef... Read more


Monday, September 22, 2014      8 comments

Having just finished an incredible week in Branson, Missouri, with a group of RV Sparkers, this is a good time to consider what I want to do for BLC 26, and the rest of 2014. My expectations are to resume the habits I know work for me that ... Read more

How Do You Really Feel About Challenges?

Tuesday, June 03, 2014      8 comments

Weeks 8 of 8 Guidelines: Record a blog telling us what a Challenge means to you. I’m going to assume that this question addresses group or team challenges, and not ones we set for ourselves away from Spark. For the last week of a c... Read more

Two Years

Tuesday, April 01, 2014      12 comments

What a lovely surprise from one of my teams this morning - a reminder that this is my two year anniversary of maintenance! emoticonRead more

Winter Scavenger Hunt

Friday, March 21, 2014      17 comments

We live 20 miles off the coast of California and our winters are wonderfully mild. It rarely even freezes here and I have to drive at least 3 hours to see snow. Here are the pictures I've collected: Ball cap, cozy pajamas, favorite slippers... Read more

An Opportunity to Join Another Wonderful Team!

Wednesday, March 12, 2014      3 comments

emoticon With the start of 2014, I have been looking for new motivation, and new challenges. Several Spark frien... Read more

Hogwarts Arts and Charms

Tuesday, March 04, 2014      10 comments

Here are some pictures of my studio space for glass-cutting and creating small stained glass projects. Before we sold our house and moved last April, I had a huge glass studio in a 12 x 12 space, with counters, glass racks, and plenty of light.... Read more

Update Progress On SMART Goals

Saturday, February 22, 2014      6 comments

Originally I said I wanted to lose 8 pounds during this BLC round and I've lost 3. The following behaviors are what I aim for daily. 1. Track all food on Spark tracker This is a habit, so even if I go over calorie range, I track it. ... Read more

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