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Monday, February 01, 2010      3 comments

My little fling with chocolate this weekend left me feeling disappointed with myself for a short time, and then I remembered . . . no excuses. This is the process and this is all about doing the best I can, falling down and getting back up, dus... Read more
Just Past Midnight
Sunday, January 31, 2010      3 comments

Here I am sitting at the computer after a really challenging 2 days. For one whole month I have tracked my calories, exercised, and been very faithfully sticking with my healthy routine. Then this week life stress started pushing on me and I f... Read more
Feeling Good and Strong Again
Wednesday, January 27, 2010      3 comments

Isn't it amazing how much we can take our strength and health for granted and the second that it wanes a little bit- it is almost scary? Maybe it is because of my age, but being a little under the weather felt like a big set back. I was feelin... Read more
Tummy Hurts Today
Monday, January 25, 2010      3 comments

Yesterday I did a lot of working out and today my tummy was all out of sorts. I don't think there was any connection, just happened that way. So today, Sunday, I took it easy and enjoyed taking most of the day off. Got in about 20 minutes... Read more
Sparking in the background
Saturday, January 23, 2010      3 comments

Hi to my Spark friends, I haven't disappeared at all. Just been Sparking here in the background for a few days. For some reason I just felt really tired and it was all I could do to post my nutrition and keep up my exercising. But just w... Read more
Wednesday, January 20, 2010      4 comments

Today our extra lesson on the boot camp is to update our progress that has happened during the boot camp. I think for me the biggest progress is that I feel really accountable for keeping up the 30 minutes of cardio. Because of this, I hav... Read more
Very Tired Today
Wednesday, January 20, 2010      5 comments

For the past 2 nights I have had trouble sleeping. Sunday we had a huge storm and the trees were swaying and the wind chimes ringing. Our doorbell started ringing on it's own at 3:30am in the morning and I was up like a start and wondering wha... Read more
Monday, January 18, 2010      3 comments

Ok, this being MLK day, this blog has nothing to do with that. I had a dream last night that someone was asking me to do something for him, and I stood up for myself and said, why can't you do that for yourself? Well, the person (who was nobod... Read more
Reuniting with a Lost Friend
Sunday, January 17, 2010      1 comments

This weekend has been wonderful. I had lost touched with one of my closest friends and we got back in touch with each other this weekend and it has been wonderful. Here is the amazing story leading up to our reunion. I sent her a letter o... Read more
Excuses Begone
Saturday, January 16, 2010      6 comments

I am an avid admirer of Dr Wayne Dyer, and I have had the most wonderful opportunity to meet him once in person and then talk to him again on his Hay House radio show. In his current PBS special, as well as his current book he talks ab... Read more
Day 13, All over again. I am repeating this blog for myself
Wednesday, January 13, 2010      3 comments

Wednesday, August 26, 2009 I know that there are lots of people who never eat breakfast, are too busy to eat lunch, and then are starving in the PM. Well, that is not me. I eat breakfast every morning, I never miss my lunch, and I still I oft... Read more
Day 12 - 100 day challenge
Tuesday, January 12, 2010      7 comments

Here I am back to the lesson on the purpose of food. Yesterday's lesson teaches that food is for FUEL or to APPRECIATE FLAVORS. Today I am suppose to: "Take a close look at the foods you eat most. Are you getting adequate amounts of fuel?... Read more
Spark Boot Camp - Having fun with my workouts.
Monday, January 11, 2010      2 comments

One week on the Boot camp and I am down 1 pound. But the good thing is lost 2 inches off my waist. That is awesome. I definitely feel that I am getting back into shape. Today I did Belly Dancing with my workout. That was really fun. ... Read more
Enjoying January with my Dad
Monday, January 11, 2010      2 comments

What a gorgeous day it was yesterday in WA state. Usually it is snowing or raining almost all of January. But yesterday was so beautiful that we were able to get out and ... Read more
Thursday, January 07, 2010      5 comments

Yes, I have blogged this before. I can do this. Day 7 in the 100 day Challenge. I know I can do this, I have been here before and was successful, so I know I can do it again. I think what will help me is to stop thinking of the WHOLE d... Read more

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