Ouch! That Hurt
I don't make a habit of taking what people say personally. I try not to let what people say or not say affect how I feel about myself.
Sometimes, all it takes is two sentences.
Two sentences that I didn't really want t... Read more
Panties falling down! (and other mishaps of speed walking in a dress)
Today it is sunny outside (yay!) Not too cold - but definitely not warm. A chilly 41 degrees (weatherman indicated it would be in the upper 50's - don't know why I listened).
I wore a dress today to work and yes, I knew that I would be w... Read more
I suffer from headaches. There are stretches in time where I have them on a daily basis, all day, for a week at a time.
Sometimes, I'm lucky and I have a day without a headache, but returns the following day.
Yes, I have done testing... Read more
Today is THE day!
Shouldn't this be what we think every day.....
Today is THE day that I will do the best that I can do.
Today is THE day when I won't let negative people influence me.
Today is THE day that I put on a smile and make someone else smile. ... Read more
Motivation vs Determination
How many of us have either heard or said, "I'm just not very motivated to do _________(fill in the blank)?
The dictionary defines motivation as:
motivation- n ... Read more
The story of a 5K and a tattoo....
Sorry it has seemed I dropped off the face of the earth. I just needed some time away from the computer and blogging. It was starting to take over a large chunk of my time that I needed to spend elsewhere. But I am back and hope all my spark ... Read more
Starting back with my personal trainer...
My PT contacted me by email and wanted to know if I was going to start back. He was kind enough in the beginning to give me FREE sessions and I told him that I would purchase a package at the end.
Well this and that happened - air condit... Read more
People notice even when they don't say anything to you...
I have become more aware lately that people are watching me. No...I'm not being paranoid. What I mean is that people are starting to pay more attention to the way I look, what I eat, how much exercise I'm doing.
In a way, it's a little un... Read more
My First Yoga Class...
Let me start off by saying that any class that gives you a blanket, a heated herbal neck wrap, and a heated eye rap, then proceeds to tell you that your only job here is to relax......well...that's my kind of class!!
I went Monday, not real... Read more
Figuring stuff out....
The past few weeks have been difficult, to say the least. It seemed everything I touched, that should have been a simple task, turned into a mountain of poo. From things going on at work, to homelife, and even mundane little chores, nothing...... Read more
One of our fellow sparkers posted a list the other day. Sorry, I can't remember who and I really don't remember the list except for the first thing at the top, which was
1 ) Guilty Pleasures
I have had such a bad (mentally) few days... Read more
Burning the candle from both ends (and sometimes the middle too)
With my husband working a different shift from me....I work during the day until 5pm and he works from 3:30 pm to 11:30 pm.....I have been feeling alone lately. It has been difficult and much of the day to day responsibilities seem to have fall... Read more
Don't want to be a whiner, but....
I'll keep this short as I'm really trying not to be negative....
But today was a really crappy day!
I won't go into all the details, but lets just say, it has been a very frustrating day. If I had a padded sound proof room I could hav... Read more
My migraine started on Friday. Went to bed with it last night, and finally this morning it is gone.
If you have never had a migraine, it is hard to understand. But they will literally suck the life out of you.
I have been living w... Read more
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Oops...I did it again!
First...yes, I hate that Brittany Spears song....but for some reason it came to me in the middle of the night and has stuck....
So, a couple of blog posts ago I talked about focusing on the positive aspects of my body and my weight loss in... Read more