I started the New Year with a Pledge. It was a foundation for the year, a “Broad Spectrum” list of goals and changes. In ... Read more
Well I did the recycling yesterday, and when it was all said and done I walked a total of about 4.5 miles and, according to my HRM, burned over 1000 calories in two hours. ... Read more
Half Way There, Recognizing A Gift.
GOOD MORNING SPARK PEEPS! Can you tell I am in a good mood?!
Today was weigh-in day, and as I looked at... Read more
And the Walls Came Crumbling Down (Almost)
So, there I was, goofing around on Facebook, watching an episode of “The Closer” that I hadn’t seen.
“Thump Bump”, huh? What was that noise? Did one of my parents drop something or, heaven forbid, did my Dad fall again? A quick look aroun... Read more
Wowies & Owies.
January 20th. Wow, I can’t believe the month is almost gone. I feel good about how I have been progressing. ... Read more
A Day Saved
When I re-started my journey (again), I made two resolutions that were a pretty big deal for me.
The first one was to get up on my days off by 9am. I worked Night Shift, either 7pm to 7am or 11pm to 7am, for years. It was a good shift for... Read more
Well, it’s Thursday again.
Thursday is my Sunday, and I have to go to work tomorrow. ... Read more
Second Week of January Highlight
So, more or less made it through another “work week” and kept my exercise goals.
This week, I kept Lesli... Read more
Today is a long one. I am sitting in the 1st floor lobby of a hospital and clinic, waiting for my Pop to finish a test. We have been here since 7:00am, and it is now 12:15pm and he is getting ready for the second part of the test. He should be... Read more
My New Year
I have never thought of myself as an “Emotional” or “Stress” eater. I have always thought or my problem being just plain old eating too much or eating high calorie/low nutrient foods and not exercising. Looking back over my behavior for the la... Read more
Shared On FB
My Cousin shared this post originally done by Wellness with Rose
Written by Regina Brett, 90 years old, of The Plain Dealer Newspaper, Cleveland, Ohio.
"To celebrate growing ol... Read more
I "borrowed" this from my Spark Friend, TATYPREZ:
I, Marni, Promise to make this year count.
-I promise to understand that my stomach is not a bottomless pit and exercise is not a luxury, it is a necessity that is just as important as... Read more
Off The Rails
So, I have been MIA for a while. I posted a blog on Labor Day, kept tracking until breakfast, and then just totally lost it.
I am 42, I have two grown sons, and I REALLY have no desire to have another child. When TOM did not go the way ... Read more
Well, Why Didn't I think of this Sooner
So, trying to eat healthy while running around doing errands and shopping has always been an issue, especially because I do not have a car and I do everything on the bus or from my bicycle. Last week I ended up in Costco's food court and ate a ... Read more
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Aug 26 to Sept 1
It’s just been one of those weeks!
Monday I had errands to run, so I wanted to leave early and take my bike.... Read more