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I talked the talk, but was not walking the walk
I never left SP. I still checked in to spin the wheel and checked in with Sparkcoach, here and there.
However, I stopped using the trackers, stopped blogging, stopped keeping in touch with my Sparkfriends (except ones on facebook), stopped ch... Read more
The Spark Solution
Just preordered my book The Spark Solution, which goes on sale May 7.
With Sparkpeople.com being totally free, I love to support SP any way I can.
I love my Sparkworld!!
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Feels good to be back on track and to be making healthy decisions again. Set backs..."We ALL have setbacks. ACCEPT IT, HANDLE IT and MOVE ON!!” Yea BobbyD31, years later, and I am still quoting your line! Hopefully I will continue to move on t... Read more
PREDIABETIC wake up call
Data from the 2011 National Diabetes Fact Sheet (released Jan. 26, 2011)
Total prevalence of diabetes
Total: 25.8 million children and adults in the United States—8.3% of the population—have diabetes.
Diagnosed: 18.8 million pe... Read more
SIMPLIFY SIMPLIFY SIMPLIFY
Simplify. I love that word. Love the concept. I want to learn to simplify... just keep it simple. It is much harder to do than I realize. I want to just enjoy life more without the worry. Get rid of clutter. Don't keep anything I don't really ... Read more
SAD WAY TO DISCOVER, I AM STILL AN EMOTIONAL EATER
After a few years of up and downs….. I got it right…. Eating healthy, exercising, feeling good about life. Lost 65 pds so far and going strong. Had absolutely no trouble turning down desserts, junk food, I prefer the healthier foods. I was tr... Read more
Finally, an update.. LOL
Did not realize it has been so long since I updated my Sparkpage.... in this blog I want to add a SPECIAL THANKS to all my Sparkfriends! Some I met from the start of my journey, a lot I am so thrilled to have met at the Convention, and my specia... Read more
Finally cured of wanting diet soda
I have been reading so many articles on diet soda being so unhealthy. All the chemicals. Yet, I could not give it up. Slowed down a lot, but could not give it up. Still got my 8 plus cups of water in daily, but still wanted my diet soda. Some ... Read more
Goodbye 2011. Although there were Blessings to give thanks for in 2011, it was indeed one of the roughest years of my life. Too many funerals of relatives, friends, coworkers….. too many illnesses, too many setbacks….
So happy to say hello... Read more
NO LONGER AN EMOTIONAL EATER!
Mom was very sick, (became septic from a stone in her bile duct) needed 24/7 attention which means I had to move in with her for 5 weeks. Thank God for an understanding and supportive husband. We got through the chapter, and she is much better... Read more
3 Year SparkVersary
Just completed 3 years with Sparkpeople!!! So excited!! I just said it on my Sparkpage as I updated my intro text, and I will say it again, I truly love my Sparkworld!!
We had some major computer problems, it took forever just to log i... Read more
Good to blog again
Just updated my Sparkpage profile. Feels good to be blogging again.
What a mess I made, but I know with a positive attitude, I can "move on".
Thanks Sparkfriends for all the support!
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A weekly gratitude journal
Started a new journal yesterday.
A weekly gratitude journal..
I need to learn to be filled with gratitude for God’s grace.
I will just list whatever I am grateful for during the week. This exercise is to help me stay in a p... Read more
IT-IS-WHATITIS is going to make September a healthier month! is my current status, and looking at alot of my Sparkfriend's current status this past week, it seems like a lot of people are trying to refocus and have a good month in September
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Sure wish I did not have to use it....
Even though it is one of my favorite SP quotes (from BobbyD31)
Sure wish I did not have to use it…
“Remember we all have Setbacks:
ACCEPT, HANDLE, and MOVE ON!”
Had to move the scale to show the horrible weight gain from this su... Read more