My dad lost his battle... :(
My dad was diagnosed, then shortly after admitted to the hospital, and he passed away last Sunday. His funeral is today and my heart has broken into a million pieces. But I'm at peace knowing that he's no longer in pain. Today is going to be a l... Read more
My dad was diagnosed with lung cancer.
Well this has been a pretty hard month. Last Tuesday my dad found out he has lung cancer. He will be 65 in January and I've never seen him with as much as a cold. He started feeling weak with sore muscles in Jan, went to the doctor and a series ... Read more
Over 1000 fitness minutes this month!!!!
I don't know what has come over me but I managed to log in over 1000 minutes this month...I am so proud! I don't usually brag, but I figured if I don't put it out there I may never remember I actually did this!!!
Between sno... Read more
I think I'm addicted!!!
It all started with Just Dance 3, then I fell upon the Slim in 6 DVD and then last week I purchased Zumba 2 for the WII...
I've been consistently working out daily since Jan 10th...whenever I missed a day I would totally notice a switch in ... Read more
Back on the Bus!
Well, my last entry was quite sad, and revealing to me. I took a break from SP for a bit, but I now realize that I miss it. I miss the support of everyone here.
I started up my fitness and weight loss goals this Jan and I'm happy to say that ... Read more
Why start today what you can put off till January...
Oh my, what is wrong with me? I started off the spark plan with gusto...did the 10 minutes a day challenge with a vengeance, logged in everything I put in my mouth for 3 weeks. Then bam it all came to a screeching halt. How do people do this lon... Read more
Back to work!
Well I'm back on the work horse...been off for quite awhile, I was on medical leave while pregnant with my dd, and I just started back this past week. She's 15mths today so needless to say, it's been awhile!
I'm back on a part-time basis an... Read more
The Hapiness Project
I was at Chapters on Saturday with hubby and I came across this book called "The HapinessProect" by Gretchen Ruben. It's an interesting read, I'm not too far into it with a toddler at my feet, but I sneek some time in when she's napping. Nap t... Read more
The weather here is beautiful. You'd think I'd be up and ready to go out for a run, but I just can't get with it. I suppose when I started up with SP I may have been a little on the manic side, and now....I feel the sluggishness of depression se... Read more
Trying to get with it...
Well I started off with a bang, fell off of the fitness spark, started up again, fell back off and am now trying again. Sheesh, this is tough, I guess if I keep trying it has to stick at some point, right? I sure hope so...
I read an awesom... Read more
Well I found out today that my application to be team leader for the Ups and downs of depression was accepted. I'm excited and nervous at the same time. I'm feeling a sense of gratitude to hopefully be able to help others out there. There team ... Read more
I ran across an add in my Chatelaine magazine about an amazing tea that boosts metabolism. Oolong tea. So while out shopping this weekend I stopped at my local Bulk Barn and scouted it out. Now I'm not really much of a coffee or tea drinker pers... Read more
Stepping out of the Bi-Polar closet!
I was dx'd w bi-polar disorder at the age of 22, I am now 38. I've had many ups and downs with this illness.
The only ppl who knew were my closest friends, my mom and dad (dad being bp himself) and dh. I have to take lithium every single day.... Read more
Feel off the Spark wagon...
I was doing really really well, then I had to have minor surgery, no exercise for 2 weeks they said...... Read more
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Day16....Holy Hannah...I've never done anything for 16 days straight!
Wow, I am blown away with this program...I wish I would have come across it sooner in life, but I'm so happy to have disovered it now. I'm telling anyone who will listen about how awesome it is.
My husband and I are starting week 3 of the c25k... Read more