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Kitchen Revisited

Saturday, July 13, 2013      6 comments

Well I am rediscovering my love of cooking - and all those kitchen gadgets. I have been making some great recipes from the Spark Solution book.. they are easy and delicious for the most part. It has made me appreciate putting in the extra eff... Read more

A Birthday Message

Tuesday, July 09, 2013      6 comments

I got a great Birthday email from Spark last night. It really sums up where I'm at. First a quote from Ernest Meyers: "Don't just count your years, make your years count." On my Birthday i am not focusing on my past life, but my prese... Read more


Tuesday, May 10, 2011      2 comments

Read a great article here about motivation and how to keep it.
sp?id=657 Bottom line, Journal!!! so.. gonna start doing it. Read more

Back Again

Wednesday, May 04, 2011      2 comments

Well it's been over a year. One filled with many changes. I'm living a new life, but at a price. I wasn't ready to handle all the changes and one of the easiest to fall away from is my relationship to food and my body. I think I'm ready... Read more

Trust in yourself not the scale.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010      4 comments

Even early my resolve is being tested. So after my second week, I gained a pound! It seemed so unfair. I was within my caloric count. I was exercising. Why wasn't my good work giving me the reward I expected? Well, it happened the followi... Read more

Walking Music

Wednesday, January 06, 2010      3 comments

Just wanted to share a great site I found that sells walking music. It is a nicely paced workout for beginners. Keeps me from loosing pace. Developed by Dr. Ken Cooper who first wrote about aerobic exercise. ... Read more

First Week - 2lbs Gone Forever!

Monday, January 04, 2010      5 comments

Well, I joined SP a week ago. I have learned a lot over that time, and have been enjoying this site quite a bit. 2 lbs lighter and it's a healthy start. emotic... <a href=Read more

Chapter 2 - Focus on my Purpose

Sunday, January 03, 2010      2 comments

Wow, what a powerful chapter. I liked the story about the prisoner thinking he was providing something by turning the wheel. Where is my spark, my passion, my purpose? Well the tougher question is what are my core values and beliefs? What... Read more

Getting Sloppy

Sunday, January 03, 2010      0 comments

Yesterday I didn't exercise and today I didn't track my food. past is past. I am still committed and my awareness remains high. I won't always be perfect, (and that's not realistic anyway), just forgive and start fresh tomorrow. ... Read more


Thursday, December 31, 2009      1 comments

So, something I've read speaks of not being too hard on yourself as part of the path to success. It reminded me of one of the 12 steps about seeking forgiveness. It's always easy for me to forgive others, but forgiving myself is another thing a... Read more

Finally Tomorrow Arrived

Wednesday, December 30, 2009      0 comments

Well, it's day 3 and usually this is the first point I want to throw in the towel. Not gonna happen. I'm really grateful for all the support I've found here. Finally, I stopped saying I'll start tomorrow, because it never comes. But I... Read more

Exercise is a Mental Challenge!

Tuesday, December 29, 2009      2 comments

The hardest struggle for me is the inner dialogue about why I can't work out as planned.... I'll do it later... bottom line is I don't want to exercise. I don't like it...... yet! But I'm going easy on myeslf and saying.. just go and move... Read more

New Year Resolutions

Monday, December 28, 2009      2 comments

Hey everyone, here we go again with another new year. A time for resolves .. a clean slate to set goals. I always used to look on new year resolutions as things that fail... but then why make them? I WILL NOT FAIL. I making a commitment t... Read more