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Watching the Scale climb

Thursday, August 20, 2015      4 comments

I am in a dilemma. I have reached a point of feeling helpless and out of control. This is not the case because I know I am ultimately in control of every choice I make. I simply need to make other choices than I am currently making. However, ... Read more

Retiring my fit bit

Tuesday, August 18, 2015      3 comments

We have been together for a long time my fit bit and I. I remember splurging for a treat after achieving a goal I had set. They were new on the market then and few had even heard of them yet. I was impressed by comments I had read on Spark, a... Read more

Keeping Track

Sunday, August 16, 2015      1 comments

One of the first things I learned when I began my journey to a healthier me, was the importance of keeping track. Maintaining a record of diet and exercise would be key to maintaining healthy habits. I remain well aware of this, but for some r... Read more

One Small Step

Sunday, January 11, 2015      2 comments

A lifestyle change doesn't happen with a snap of the fingers. There is no Pooof! Ah if it were only that simple. After a prolonged period of spinning my wheels, I have come to the conclusion that it is time to be proactive concerning my healt... Read more

Finding my Motivation

Friday, September 05, 2014      2 comments

Sometimes before we can move forward it is necessary to see things we have been avoiding. Somewhere along the way I have lost momentum. For too long I have ignored the inner voices urging me to a healthier lifestyle. My doctor recommended an ... Read more

Use it or lose it

Wednesday, July 23, 2014      3 comments

Today, as I was attempting to follow the instructions on a workout video I realized that what I once was able to complete was now way beyond my current capabilities. Has it really been that long? To be honest yes it has. Injury and health iss... Read more


Sunday, May 18, 2014      4 comments

Time passes quickly. Things change. These are the truths with which we must all come to terms. To live is to die. Understanding and acceptance come easily for some. Others struggle, fight, or deny.There comes a moment in everyone's life whe... Read more

Breaking my streak

Friday, March 21, 2014      3 comments

This morning when I logged in to Spark, I was surprised to find that I had failed to log in yesterday. I was actually disappointed that I had broken the streak I had begun when I returned after an extended absence. Well, I told myself, it was ... Read more

Ideal Weight

Monday, March 17, 2014      3 comments

Ideal what? Is there such a thing as an "ideal" weight? These are a few of the thoughts which occurred to me recently when I was asked what I would consider an ideal weight for me. Now, I do know that weight is relative, it differs from indiv... Read more

Focus on the Positive

Saturday, July 13, 2013      7 comments

It is always easy to look at the negative side of things. Research has proven that those who look at life and its challenges with a positive attitude are more likely to have good outcomes-in all areas of their lives. The Spark Coach challe... Read more

An Unexpected Turn

Monday, June 10, 2013      8 comments

I found Spark in 2007 as the result of health issues. A sedentary lifestyle, poor eating habits, and self-imposed isolation was destroying me. However, there remained a tiny piece of myself that wanted more. I did not like the future which l... Read more


Wednesday, March 20, 2013      8 comments

The path of our lives has many milestones. Some we choose to celebrate and others ignore. They are often a time of reflection. Today is one of those days for me . One of my recurring themes has been friendship. The nature of our relationsh... Read more

Self-Talk Spark Coach Challenge

Monday, March 04, 2013      4 comments

After reading the coaching session I was once again reminded of the inter-relationship of how our thinking affects our behaviors and emotional state. Writing a letter of encouragement to yourself as if you were a friend was suggested. I was st... Read more

Spark Coach Challenge for Today

Sunday, February 10, 2013      5 comments

Today[s challenge was one that I re-visit often. It is simple, basic, and should be something that is easy to do. Drinking more water. The benefits are well known. For some reason it has always been a difficult thing for me to do. Many of... Read more

Preventing binges before they begin

Monday, January 07, 2013      5 comments

Today, the Spark Coach Session concerned ways in which to prevent nibbling throughout the day. For many, once a bite is taken it leads to another. I am one of those who will grab a little of this and a little of that when i allow my emotions t... Read more

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