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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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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
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
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
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