"Life is not the way it's supposed to be...
A friend of mine shared the following quote w/me:
"Life is not the way it's supposed to be.. It's the way it is.
The way we cope with it, is what makes the difference."
And I totally agree with it, but too often forget. (Esp... Read more
Yoga-meditation funny :-)
I chuckled a bit when I received this little ditty from Cathy Thorne & thought I'd share it here (since I have her permission to):
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'Pole dancing' exercise class?
I Started sparking this morning, to log my food and see what my teams have been up to.
One of my team members is thinking about taking a "pole dancing" class and wondered if any would like to join her!! Hmmmmmmmmmmm, the thought of me da... Read more
Feeling like a Sparkie-Wienie
I just can't seem to Spark regularly when things are a little bit crazy at the house. My parents live w/hubby & I, so when dad was hospitalized again in June (complications w/congestive heart/kidney failure & diabetes) I just could... Read more
Enjoying the rainy weather
My Sunday morning volunteer work at the native plant garden gets canceled on rainy days, so am totally enjoying today home w/family and spending some of this morning touching base w/SP friends.
I see that so many of you are doing so well!... Read more
Fighting excuses not to exercise
We all know 'that we could make time to exercise if we really wanted to'. I keep thinking that I really want to, but some how find myself putting off regular, consistent daily exercise so I can: ___ (fill in the blank, LOL!).
One of the ... Read more
I LOVE SPRING TIME!
Spring time in Sacramento is AWESOME!!! but keeps me sooo busy.
Am sorry about being on "silent running" for a while, but have been totally involved with California Native Plant Society activities/events this Spring (see: www.sacvalleycnps... Read more
Walking at Arden Faire & in the neighborhood
I made it to Arden Faire Mall for walk last night, but no one else was able to make it (I waited to about 6:15pm). This was fine with me, since it was such short notice. I also got in some extra window shopping, and new tea tasting a TEAVANA (y... Read more
Join Walk @ Arden Faire Mall Tues. March 29th 6-8PM!
Spark Sacramento: March Fitness Walk
Tuesday March 29th, 6-8pm
Arden Fair Mall, Lower level entrance
Next to Sears adjacent to the parking garage
1689 Arden Way
Sacramento CA 95815
Sorry about the short notice, but if you... Read more
Company on jet plane this morning! (what a whimpy excuse to back slide)...
Well, I put nephew #4 on jet plane back to Boston at 4:30 this morning! Such a crazy, goofy eating-drinking late night energy machine!! When combined with the whacky energy of nephew #1 who lives with us -I totally consumed too much, drank too m... Read more
Good intentions & the road to hell ...
Sorry about just not having time to maintain my Spark-Accountability through the end of February.
This time, I opened my home to a woman who needed a place to recuperate after having female surgery (hysterectomy, ovaries removed & old adhe... Read more
Day 6 & 7: Busy Sunday & late Monday & fear of the scales...
DAY 6. Sunday was busy. I headed out to the garden at 8am. The morning was UGLY -cold, foggy-wet- for about 1.5 hours, but started to clear up and get a little bit warmer. I worked til about 12:30pm, then drove back home for quick lunch.
Af... Read more
Day 5 - enjoying the day of rest
Today I slept in late, had nice leisurely breakfast, messed w/my kitties and just basically kicked back. Called friend of mine who's in the hospital recovering from female surgery on Thursday to try to make her laugh :-).
Poured myself a cu... Read more
Day 4 (back sliding a bit) but down 1# anyway ;-)
Did not get up at 5am today (hubby's alarm did not go off; cuz he's off work today) so looks like I'm back sliding a bit today already. BUT when I got on the scale this morning I weighed in at 264# - so apparently I lost another pound??? This is... Read more
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Day 3 - Accountability & scale says: 265# ?????
After the weigh in yesterday at 268# I was pretty bummed. I tried to meditate about it a bit, but hubby was home and asking for help on the computer; then remembered I had an 11am & 2pm appointment -so I had to stop sparking and get on w/the day... Read more