Mom fell off the wagon, and bounced a couple of times. She is trying to start again. Today is a new day. She took me for a walk this morning. I like my walks with Mom she said we need to do this more often. She is going to walk me this afterno... Read more
Oh I have been a very busy boy!!! I am growing so fast. Mom got me a new puppy food, it's called 4 health. She thought that since she was getting healthy that I should too. She read the ingredients in my food just like she did hers and she was s... Read more
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
I am 14 weeks old tomorrow. Oh Santa was so good to this pup. My first Christmas was amazing. Santa brought me a new kennel carrier, He knew I was growing very fast and the other one... Read more
Dear Santa, I have been a very good boy this year.... oh wait wrong letter, sorry I lost my train of thought... Hello Sparkers, I hope you have been good this year. I have tried so hard to be good too. I hope Santa doesn't mind but I just had t... Read more
My last blog didn't work, I guess my paws are getting too big for the keyboard. I am 12 weeks old. I can now jump up on the couch, give my brother Speck nervous fits and I can sit pretty, and fetch a toy and drop it when tol... Read more
Motivation, Diet, and Moderation
I have been obscenely morbidly obese for over 10 years now. The day of change came when I was sitting in my recliner on a Friday by myself no one at home but me. I got thirsty, usually I would ask someone to get me something to drink, but there ... Read more
Being a puppy can be quite trying at times. Who would have ever thought that being 8 weeks old could be so hard. I hope it is ok but I really need to vent today. I have had a very rrrrough, rough weekend.
Mom had to go to a meeting, she ... Read more
Hi, I am Sparkie. I will speak about my Mom and I as we exercise together. I will tell you all about me as I grow, the new things I learn.
Mom took me to the Dr. I weighed 4 lbs.. Dr. told Mom that I am in ideal condition. He also said I ... Read more
My Puppy has a Name
Thanks to everyone who read and commented on Name that Puppy blog. I am happy to announce that My puppy has a new name. There were so many thoughtful ones to choose from. Everyone is so creative. This has been so hard. So many wonderful names w... Read more
Name that Puppy
I never really thought about rewarding myself for pounds lost, for exercise, or for streaks, Thanks Spark Coach for the idea, and teaching me I can reward myself with something other than food. I find that working for goals are not only fun, but... Read more
SC Goals and Rewards
SC said to set small goals not only for pounds lost but for consistency and have a reward for when we reach them. This is the start of my goals and I am sure I will add to them as time goes on. This is what I came up with What do you think?
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It was just the best weekend ever!!! DD's Boyfriend told me about Boiled Cookies. I had never had them They are great.
2 cups Brown Sugar
1/2 cup coconut
3 Tbl hershey cocoa
1 stick salted butter
1/2 cup skim milk ... Read more
A Day at the Races
And there off. Who will win in the home stretch. They are all neck and neck. I am not talking about NASCAR. I am not talking about the Kentucky Derby, or the Track and Field races in the Olympics. This is about my race to get this weight off.... Read more
Fruit of the Vine
Every year about this time, DH and I love to go out and go to craft shows festivals and antique's. This is something we love to do together when its not hot and its not cold. Just awesome weather to find new treasures. His thing is tools, well... Read more
How to Eat an Elephant
My Mother, I think was the smartest woman that ever lived. She was always very calm about most things, except if, her children were hurt then she went to pieces, other wise you could not shake her. She thought hard before ever giving an answer,... Read more