fault 1 INGRATITUDE
fault 1. INGRATITUDE best friend response: chemical imbalance that you are working on
Today as I was thinking about my mood and my inability to find cheer or get excited about things I normally do, I found myself thinking how ungrateful I a... Read more
Why Do I want to Write?
Why do I want to write? I'm not sure really. The wish to write comes in waves, and ebbs and flows and goes away again. It's almost like a compulsion. I remember being in high school, totally obsessed by my dark poetry that seem to be just dripp... Read more
An exercise in circular thinking
"Always we begin again"
(And again)..thus begins the rule of Saint Benedict and the Benedictines. I am still extremely fascinated by them.. and it seems especially apt for this blog. Blogs are a nemesis to me because Iím not consistent eno... Read more
Spooky Halloween Devotion
Now how ever would one get a devotion out of Halloween?
I will pass on the gist of a small devotion I heard this morning..
There are three major holidays in Fall..
Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas (and I would argue that they se... Read more
Log of Excuses Jul-Aug2013
As I make excuses, I am going to add them to the list, post comments and answers. The idea being that once I've used one excuse in a goal area, I can't use it again.
As much as I've hated this down time. It became apparent to me that my g... Read more
Making Good Habits - Breaking Bad Habits
I started reading in the introduction of the Joyce Meyer book of the same name as this post. Even at the beginning of the book, before you get into techniques and types of habits, she wants you to write up a list of the habits you want to make ... Read more
SparkCoach Challenge Step - My Three Things
Today, my challenge is to write down at least 3 things that I've accomplished recently that I'm proud of.
Sunday, June 16, 2013
1.) I agreed to see one of my accountability partners, who is going to school and has a certificate to be a li... Read more
Silly Reaction Really.. but I can't seem to control it (need support)
Well, my adventures with Avon continue. Almost all the product I ordered came in, but the acquaintance that I started using Avon had her order not come in at all, she's not happy about it. And I've decided to try to open an account again at a cr... Read more
My Story So Far
This is my picture, five years ago in 2008. You can tell I have a double chin, even though I have tilted my head upward. Although I probably weighed less back then than I... Read more
This was part of a correspondence with a friend on SparkPeople, but I thought it would make a good blog entry.
I'm trying to be gentle with an over 100 lb planned weight loss.. celebrating each pound and rewarding 5 pound increments. I want... Read more
Most challenging was having an unstructured day and ending up spending NEARLY ALL of it in bed AGAIN.. Really, if I can''t get up and go, so many other things seem pointless because with sleeping, nothing else constructive is going to happen in ... Read more
SparkCoach Action Step-A Phone Call to the Past, Part 2
The next part of this exercise has me deciding what my future self would tell me at this moment if she was to reach back into the past and give me a phone call.
What I would tell myself at this point is, life requires that you get more inde... Read more
SparkCoach Action Step-A Phone Call to the Past, Part 1
First, in this action step, SparkCoach asks that we fast forward to ten years in the future.
10 years in the future
It is 2023 and I am 47 years old. I still live in Auburn, WA in the apartment with my significant... Read more
SparkCoach Action Step - Shaking up the Routine
For my action step today I'm supposed to pick 1-3 new goals off a list. So here are two that I just decided today and 2 that I was already going to do.
1. I am joining WW to meet people face-to-face (Spark is still better)
2. I am startin... Read more
All About Me from A to Z
Recently seen and borrowed from CINDHOLM's SparkBlog:
A. Are you at all artistic? Years ago and every now and then it crops up, but Artists create great messes difficult to contain and I am trying to learn how to better contain, organize, a... Read more
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