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Is It Organic?
Tuesday, February 09, 2010      2 comments

It's amazing what you can find out on the internet. I found out those little annoying produce stickers can help me determine if I am getting what I am paying for. Produce stickers tell us: * Organic produce has a PLU number that b... Read more
Da Spark Chapter 7
Monday, February 08, 2010      4 comments

Welcome to Week 2 Healthy Diet Habits Reading through what is prescribed for this week it should not be a problem for me to accomplish. 1. Healthy lifestyle pledge. - At this stage in my game....if I do not do this I will die... but be... Read more
Having Focus Makes a Big Difference
Sunday, February 07, 2010      2 comments

When I quit smoking I had a single focus in my reason for quitting. I was not scattered with many thoughts running through my head... My Spark goals are: Healthy weight. Ride a bike. Get off meds. Chapter 6 says goals should be: ... Read more
Where the Rubber Meets the Road
Saturday, February 06, 2010      0 comments

Chapter 6 has 6 ACTION Steps. Step 1 - Set Fast Break Goals. Here's what I chose. Nutritional - Drink 8 cups of water Fitness- Walk a mile Motivational - Read inspiration quotes Step 2 - Plan your Spark Time Plan and Review ... Read more
The force is with YOU!
Friday, February 05, 2010      4 comments

Chapter 5 - Being a positive force is not always obvious. Just by sharing a story or thoughts can make a difference in someone's life. With SparkPeople it is clear that I am not the only one dealing with ____ (fill in the blank). If you have ... Read more
Dang that door is HOT!
Thursday, February 04, 2010      2 comments

Chapter 4 is all about FIRE! Here are some fiery questions from the book bonus that struck me. Why has it been so difficult for you? Take responsibility and choose to make things different. Do you feel safe and protected when you don't ta... Read more
Viewing Fitness Holistically
Wednesday, February 03, 2010      3 comments

Chapter 3 of "The Spark" is about Fitness which includes Exercise, Nutrition, Stress, and Sleep. My first reaction was: "all that is fitness?" Well duh... If you don't exercise, your body will not be fit for when you need it to do somethin... Read more
See It, Say It, Live It
Tuesday, February 02, 2010      3 comments

"Focus is comprised of the building blocks Values and Beliefs, Purpose and Vision and Goal-Setting." Reflecting on this was very difficult for me. It sounds easy, but I guess I make it complicated. It's like when I'm asked what my passion is... Read more
Small Daily Goals
Monday, February 01, 2010      4 comments

I am working on my checklist that I send daily to my Beck Buddy. Following those simple steps is helping me move forward. While reading The Spark, it occurred to me that I should include two more simple steps. While I have been drinking wa... Read more
It worked!!!
Sunday, January 31, 2010      6 comments

I used the appointment thingy here on SparkPeople to send me a weekly reminder for my mile walk that I said I would do first thing in the morning on weekends. ... Read more
Doing for others, you do for yourself.
Saturday, January 30, 2010      1 comments

While writing an e-mail I had to find a link I wanted to share. I clicked on the bookmarked page, waited for it to load, (to make sure it still worked), it took a few seconds then finally started to play. Well dang... wouldn't you know,,, I j... Read more
Cancelled due to weather...
Friday, January 29, 2010      3 comments

ARGH! I was so looking forward to my classes last night. The first was on quinoa. The second was my aqua aerobics. So what did I do... what any mother would do... I make a double batch of brownies. The bad news is I had the brownies and t... Read more
Still Reading
Thursday, January 28, 2010      3 comments

With snow falling it is a good time to curl up with a book. emoticon Later today will be time to learn new thi... Read more
Inspiration comes from....
Wednesday, January 27, 2010      3 comments

... many places. I got mine today from Vandal: "I can't change that BUT I can do something today." The something I choose to do today is: _______ Read my Advantages and Response Cards as needed. _______ Eat sitting down, slowly ... Read more
Finally... It's starting to gel.
Tuesday, January 26, 2010      5 comments

I'm feeling much better and now that things are in place... progress is ready to be made. Yes I would be nice if I could get some decent sleep, but it does feel good to be able to move forward. Still haven't made the checklist, but other stuff i... Read more

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