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Staying Positive
Thursday, January 25, 2018      3 comments

It may be cold, rainy, and grey outside but inside my heart it is a day full of sunshine and happiness. Let's make this day count by keeping positi... Read more
Getting the Correct Balance
Saturday, January 13, 2018      4 comments

2 weeks into 2018 and I am working on balance. It is permeating throughout all of my daily activities. I have a tendency to go gung ho on things and then either get bored or give up before I can see any results. I think this comes from ... Read more
Feeling More Energetic Today
Friday, January 05, 2018      9 comments

Yesterday I took a day to replenish my energy. I took a nice long bubble bath and soaked in Epsom salts, listened to some music, and ate a healthy delicious dinner. One thing that I am acutely aware of is that now that I will soon turn 67, it ... Read more
Low Energy Day
Thursday, January 04, 2018      4 comments
.html I am having one of those low energy days when my body is kind of achy and I would just like to crawl into bed and watch TV or read. I know it will pass, but m... Read more
Monday, January 01, 2018      4 comments

This is my New Year's Wish
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How Being Quiet Helps
Thursday, December 28, 2017      12 comments

For the past few months I have been working on this piece of crochet called a Spirit of Life Shawl. I have never made anything that was specifically for ... Read more
Time for a little Motivation
Tuesday, December 26, 2017      11 comments

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November 2017
Saturday, November 04, 2017      7 comments

It feels like this year is just flying by. I have been really busy this past month with family and projects that I want to get finished up and have let my Sparking time dwindle to nothing. It actually felt good to get away from being on the co... Read more
Where Did September Go?
Sunday, October 01, 2017      2 comments

Whoosh, it's gone. The summer is over, September flew by in a flash. And I was caught up in those feelings of being overwhelmed and at the same time wanting to get everything done before saying goodbye to summer. Thank goodness life is f... Read more
Last Great Days of Summer
Wednesday, August 30, 2017      9 comments

This has been an awesome summer for me and I hate to see it end. So happy to be down 20 pounds and have maintained this loss for a few months. Gre... Read more
Shadow, RIP
Saturday, August 05, 2017      14 comments

We lost a treasured member of our family yesterday. My son's dog, Shadow, passed away at home. We think he was close to 15 years old. When ... Read more
Wednesday, July 26, 2017      8 comments

Today I was feeling especially motivated and strong and during my walking the podcasts for C25K came on my MP3 player. At first I started to bypas... Read more
Feeling the Joy of Summer
Saturday, July 08, 2017      11 comments

I love everything about summer. I love getting up when the sun comes up, opening up all my windows and doors and letting the house cool down before the heat of the day arrives. ... Read more
Slow and Steady
Friday, June 30, 2017      8 comments

Today I took a look back at my progress over the last 103 days. What I learned is that the first month I lost quite quickly, then the next 2 months... Read more
Sunday, June 11, 2017      8 comments

Here I am on Spark - I think it is 10 or 11 years. And I have never reached my goal weight. I have started over or picked up where I left off 11 d... Read more

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