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I ran my first 5K today ( well in theory)
Wednesday, August 15, 2012      4 comments

I say in theory because my running program assumes that if I run for 30 minutes that I have covered 5 Km! Well, I take really, REALLY small steps when I run, so it probably isn't 5 K but I'll just imagine it is for now. The important thing is th... Read more
Double take!
Tuesday, August 14, 2012      7 comments

This morning I got on the scale, not expecting much since I was a little bit up after eating that bread on Sunday. Yesteday I had mango, ginger ( fresh grated) nuts, hemp hearts, and greek youghurt. Then later I had an apple ( green) with sunf... Read more
Horrible Nasty Cold!
Sunday, August 12, 2012      4 comments

After fighting it for the better part of this week I have finally come down with a full blown cold! URGH! I am glad I got my run in yesterday because It will not happen tomorrow, that is for sure...and that is okay, I can have 2 days OFF in a... Read more
It has been about 6 weeks since I put the coffee pot away
Wednesday, August 08, 2012      7 comments

It has been about 6 weeks since I put the coffee machine away and switched to green tea and I am loving it! That is not to say that I will never have coffee again in my whole life, it is just that putting the coffee machine away was a sure wa... Read more
Well whattaya know! - it works!
Tuesday, August 07, 2012      7 comments

I have just returned from my camping trip! This is one of my favorite spots! It has become our annual getaway! This year I had to go it alone and take the kids since DH ... Read more
Quick update before I crash
Saturday, July 28, 2012      2 comments

The trailer is packed, phew! And it is the most organized and clean I have ever seen it! This minimalism thing really works! My dear monthly visitor showed up last night, just what I need on a camping trip, but fortunately the worst will b... Read more
Brand new book and brand new smile
Thursday, July 26, 2012      4 comments

This week I have taken time to have tea with various friends and I have loved every moment of it. Each lady is so different and yet all of them enrich my life and are such a blessing. There are some friends that are too far away to have tea with... Read more
The freedom to choose
Monday, July 23, 2012      8 comments

I can't tell you how wonderful it feels to no longer be scared of getting on the scale. That scale is not an indication of how I have done this week, the CHOICES I made are an indication of how I have done. Did I eat with a clear conscie... Read more
Thursday, July 19, 2012      7 comments

Yesterday was my birthday and I had a pretty quiet day at home all day, and then dh came home and we all went out to dinner and a movie. ( saw Madagascar 3) and it was a blast! The kids loved it! For dinner I had New York Striploin Stea... Read more
It wasn't pretty
Tuesday, July 17, 2012      2 comments

Yesterday was so hot, and today is going to be worse. Record High Temps here! Yesterday I did not get on the treadmill to do my week 6 session 2 of "Couch 2 5 K " program until after lunch! BIG MISTAKE! It was hot and humid ( no air... Read more
About to Launch my newsletter
Sunday, July 15, 2012      2 comments

I am about to launch my consolidated newsletter, but before I do so I wanted to give my spark freinds an opportunity to subscribe to it. If you follow this link, you can sign up and find out what I am doing when I am not SPARKING! Plea... Read more
New hair clolour
Monday, July 09, 2012      3 comments

This is my new hair colour from the back, hard to take a pic on your own. Arms not long enough! This is from the top ... Read more
Homeward bound!
Sunday, July 08, 2012      3 comments

Today my husband gets back from his escapades in Russia, in Siberia. From what I have heard he was in the remotest areas!!! He said he felt like he was in a National Geographic documentary! I have missed him so much! He messaged ... Read more
Going Bananas Yet?
Wednesday, July 04, 2012      3 comments

2/07/banana-solutions.html Above is a link to a blog I wrote yesterday about Bananas and how to use them up in the summer when they ripen quickly! please go and chec... Read more
Goodbye 160's!
Saturday, June 30, 2012      5 comments

I officially said goodbye to the 160 pound mark. Now don't get to excited and send me congratulations, I should not have been in that situation in the first place. The route from 155 pounds back up to 160 has been a swift one. Finally my fa... Read more

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