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Three Things (Thanks to others for this idea)
Saturday, January 22, 2011      11 comments

I read this on several blogs today and found it interesting. goes. The names I go by: Nancy Nanc Nan Three places I've lived in the past: Chicago, IL Lombard, IL Naperville, IL (Never too far from home!) ... Read more
Lesson learned: Don't let strangers screw with my head!
Thursday, January 20, 2011      16 comments

In case you aren't up to speed on my medical condition -- here's the nutshell version -- 12/17/10 - I had surgery on both feet - left foot for neuroma removal and correction of 2 hammer toes, right foot correction of 1 hammer toe. 12/22/10 ... Read more
What I want for Christmas!
Saturday, December 25, 2010      13 comments

IF A FAT GUY GRABS YOU AND PUTS YOU IN A BAG, DON'T WORRY, I TOLD SANTA I WANTED A GOOD FRIEND FOR CHRISTMAS! Wishing you the most wonderful Christmas season! Pea... Read more
The Christmas Gift
Friday, December 24, 2010      6 comments

I received a Christmas story in the mail today that I want to share with you. The Christmas Gift A man named Paul received an automobile from his brother as a Christmas present. When Paul came out of his office on Christmas Eve, a ra... Read more
How bright is your Spark shining? Quiz from KIMMAS82
Thursday, December 23, 2010      5 comments

How bright is your Spark shining? Take this quiz to find out!! (Thanks, CREATINGAMANDA for sharing this quiz from KIMMAS82)
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Self-efficacy -- a belief in oneself
Monday, December 06, 2010      19 comments

CREATINGAMANDA asked this question at the end of her blog this morning - "What are some of the things you have learned about leading a healthier life?"
"8 Lessons from 'The Biggest Loser'" article explains why Spark Teams work
Wednesday, November 10, 2010      14 comments

Some of my team mates, and me too, are Biggest Loser fans. I found this article this morning in the "motivation" section and thought I'd post it to make sure my team mates saw it.
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Are false beliefs and negative self-talk keeping you from losing weight?
Monday, November 08, 2010      8 comments

I know that we aren’t supposed to copy and paste entire articles, but the link to this article on the Psychology Today website doesn’t work anymore, and you can’t access the archives without a library database. I’m posting the entire article bec... Read more
Strength training burns calories longer - True
Saturday, November 06, 2010      11 comments

This was the answer to one of today's trivia questions (makes me happy that I do both aerobic and strength training during my workout) - John Hopkins researchers found that while aerobic exercise burns more calories at the time you are exer... Read more
Stressing about the # on the scale is making me fatter?
Tuesday, October 19, 2010      14 comments

Apparently so. I was reading "Mastering the Mysteries of Motivation - Part 1" this morning (see link below), and was surprised to read that "the stress you experience when you... Read more
How much sleep is enough?
Friday, October 01, 2010      24 comments

Ah, sleep - the healthy habit that somehow still eludes me. But, wait - is there good news? After beating myself up over not being able to schedule 8 hours of sleep, I fina... Read more
Lasting Change Takes Time (Or what I learned about weight loss from wearing braces)
Tuesday, September 21, 2010      8 comments

emoticon I’m doing my happy dance today! After 26 months, I got my bottom braces off this morning! The top ones w... Read more
Persevering in Adversity
Friday, August 27, 2010      14 comments

I'm having lunch with my dad tomorrow. Dad finished his radiation treatment for skin cancer on his ear and came through it like a champ! I'm so proud of him. He'll be 87 in October. He has been hit with one health challenge after another since m... Read more
Wednesday, August 11, 2010      18 comments

Now that I have your attention, I thought I'd share an email I received today... DRINK, STEAL, SWEAR & LIE I met this guy while I was in Albuquerque and he has a motto he lives by everyday. He said listen carefully and live by these 4 ... Read more
My life is...a flower of God's design
Wednesday, July 28, 2010      10 comments

The following was a meditation that was sent to me. Thought you might enjoy it. "It is only a tiny rosebud...a flower of God's design; But I cannot unfold the petals... Read more

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