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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. Im 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

Swim Challenge

Saturday, February 15, 2014      8 comments


Our Valentine Celebration

Friday, February 14, 2014      5 comments

My husband and I were married 28 years ago. We both had 2 children and all 4 lived with us, so it was quite a blended family! Now we have 9 grandchildren and enjoy retire... Read more

BTS: Negative Thoughts

Thursday, January 23, 2014      12 comments

Negative self-talk has plagued me my whole life, and not just in the area of my health and my life. As a teen I grew out of my chunky childhood, but did not see myself at a normal weight at the time. In the 1960's, like many young girls, I was f... Read more


Sunday, January 19, 2014      8 comments

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BLC Between Rounds

Thursday, December 19, 2013      2 comments

- Weekend Challenge - Fri. Dec. 20th through Mon. Dec. 23rd - Get Ready for BLC 24........ R - Refill your glass with H2O. Drink 8 glasses of water. 50 pts. each day. E - Exercise at least 30 min. each day. Cardio, ST, or comb... Read more

The Art of Reflection

Sunday, December 15, 2013      7 comments

Rough Draft Using Self-Reflection to Achieve Our Goals - A Work in Progress! A. Three habits to work on, in priority order: Over-eating after dinner or late night snacking This has become a problem in the last year, leading to wei... Read more

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