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Happy Fall and Thanksgiving! Time is a gift!

Saturday, October 24, 2015      10 comments

Well next week we change our time here in OH and many other states. We FALL back and gain an hour. Always sort of miss that Summer time and the longer days and the warm temps. As in all things we move on and prepare for Fall and Winter weather... Read more

Five year anniversary- with Spark, 9-2-2015

Wednesday, September 02, 2015      15 comments

Hi Spark Friends! Time sure flies when you are having FUN!! Today is a special day for me to remember. I found Spark 5 years ago with a idea from my primary care doctor at that time. It has been quite a journey for me with ups and downs, h... Read more

New beginnings and I am READY!!

Saturday, August 01, 2015      7 comments

It's been awhile since I was here blogging. So much has happened and set me back with injury and pain, less activity. So now I am healed pretty much after 3 months of PT and ready to start anew. I also had a Part time small job I was doing afte... Read more

What do we want?

Monday, September 01, 2014      6 comments

"We get what we ask for in life, and most of us ask for too little." emoticon A friend of mine sent me thi... Read more

WW meetings re-joined

Wednesday, June 11, 2014      3 comments

Hi everyone, I am back at the meetings and think that I am more determined since I am paying more attention as to how I can get to goal. Tracking is a must for me and it does help me lose. I do not try to track on both Spark and E-tools, be... Read more

An evidence-based approach - from Authority Nutrition

Sunday, August 04, 2013      5 comments

Today I received a long article from a very health conscious friend. I took lots of notes for myself, but it was a very long and informative article and worth reading and sharing. There were two web sites mentioned, one was www.Authority Nutri... Read more

Five short chapters

Monday, June 17, 2013      6 comments

Several years ago someone gave me this cute story and I came across it today when I was looking for something else. I thought I would like to share this with you dear Spark friends. Hope you enjoy it as much as I have. Cute and oh so true with... Read more

Mourning of a Spark friend

Saturday, June 15, 2013      8 comments

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Random acts of Kindness

Thursday, April 25, 2013      9 comments

"Today is the first day of the rest of your life." Make it a good day and reach for the stars!! Track your food, burn some calories, smile and make a plan. It is all up to us. We can do it. Sharing with others and being positive really is a w... Read more

Happy St. Patrick's day!!

Sunday, March 17, 2013      4 comments

Top of the mornin to all you wonderful spark friends, lass and laddies. I wanted to send you a IRISH Friendship Wish today. emoticonRead more

40 days of Lent

Wednesday, February 13, 2013      4 comments

Today is Ash Wednesday for many Christians around the world. I tell myself this is a good time for me to reflect on my life and clear out my interior spirit so I can see wider horizons. Prayer, Fasting and Almsgiving are meant to help me get i... Read more

Inventory - new week, new year, Let's do it!!

Monday, January 07, 2013      7 comments

Today is our first full week of 2013. I decided to look at my past tracking and meals and decide what helped me the most. I wrote down a list of the recipes and food choices that helped me with a loss those weeks. I then, cleaned out my refriger... Read more

How to: recover from a slip-up

Friday, December 07, 2012      9 comments

I have read many books about weight loss and how to become fit. One book I really liked is called, "finally thin!" by Kim Bensen. One of the topics she talks about is recovering after slip-ups. Hope you will enjoy these steps as much as I have. ... Read more

Under 200 calorie snacks

Thursday, November 29, 2012      4 comments

Do you want to satisfy your late-night appetite without going over the edge? Try these under 200-calorie treats from Healthy Homestyle Desserts. I came across a old article I had saved from Good Housekeeping and it is definitely worth posting (... Read more

Dreams become reality when we decide to make it happen!

Tuesday, June 19, 2012      5 comments

I moved in March this year. What a job that was for me! Burned many calories-- packing, sorting, planning what to keep and what to give away. What a big job! I found things I forgot I had. I downsized from a large condo to a ranch condo. Not as... Read more

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