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I Refuse
Friday, March 24, 2017      10 comments

In my 10 weeks of keeping my dreams alive, I refuse to let a family lunch become an obstacle. I have already planned out a healthy salad for our main meal and fruit salad for dessert. I even warned everybody that there will be no cookies, cand... Read more
Gaining Momentum
Thursday, March 23, 2017      6 comments

When I stay focused and on track, it helps me gain momentum. And in turn I feel much more motivated to push myself - which also keeps me on track and focused. It feels like a big circle of positive energy that I want to keep rolling and gainin... Read more
The Word of the day is FOCUS
Wednesday, March 22, 2017      9 comments

I am once again borrowing from ... Read more
Tuesday, March 21, 2017      4 comments

Thanks to my Sparkfriend Lifechangz I have committed to 10 weeks of dreaming. It's interesting how when life hits full on, I have a tendency to giv... Read more
Committing to the Next Few Minutes
Monday, March 20, 2017      4 comments

That feeling of starting over can be so discouraging at times. This is where I am at right now at this moment. I feel angry at myself for veering off course for so long. I feel frustrated that I regained all the weight I lost. I feel weak f... Read more
2017 Looking Forward to Staying Healthy
Monday, January 23, 2017      5 comments

Wow, I can't believe it has been a year since I last blogged. Time really goes by so quickly, especially as we get older. Shortly before Christmas I had a total hysterectomy. Thank goodness nothing turned out to be cancerous and I am fe... Read more
My Affirmations for Spark Guy's Challenge
Sunday, January 24, 2016      5 comments

I have always been a big believer in positive affirmations and I am not sure why I have never tried writing out affirmations everyday for 6 months in order to achieve my weight loss goals. But I am now going do this for the challenge and am exc... Read more
I am the Motivation I Need
Thursday, January 21, 2016      5 comments

This morning I was looking for a quote that would rev up my motivation. Some days I need a kick in the butt, other days I need a spiritual quote to ke... Read more
The Joy of Walking
Monday, January 11, 2016      7 comments

I am so fortunate that I have a couple of great walking buddies. We walk 1/2 hour everyday (weather permitting). There are so many wonderful things tha... Read more
Juicing vs Smoothies
Friday, January 08, 2016      8 comments
icing-vs-blending-facts/ We recently purchased a Nutri Bullet and I was a bit disappointed because I have always been under the impression that juicing is better than blending. So I decided to d... Read more
Time to Start Sparking Again
Thursday, January 07, 2016      7 comments

I have been kind of struggling keeping myself on track lately, so I know it is time for me to get back to sparking. Will blog more later when I hav... Read more
Begin Each Day With New Enthusiasm
Wednesday, August 19, 2015      10 comments

I just came across this quote and thought it is perfect. No matter if today was fantastic or not, once you go to bed, it is over. Each day gives us a... Read more
The Other Side of Recovery
Tuesday, August 04, 2015      8 comments

Recently I was listening to a speaker talk about food addiction and how you can recognize that you have a food addiction. Of course none of this w... Read more
I am that I am
Tuesday, August 04, 2015      6 comments

Today I am grateful that I am healthy, happy, and feeling the positive vibes. The most wonderful thing is that life is flowing freely. Good food, exe... Read more
Getting Myself Back on Track 8/1/2015
Saturday, August 01, 2015      9 comments

I have been ignoring my healthy lifestyle for a few months and I set today as the day to get myself back on track. ... Read more

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