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Resilience - What's That About? - June 3, 2012

Sunday, June 03, 2012      5 comments

The other day I remarked to a friend about the fact that she and I, although on different career paths, shared something in common: The need, when circumstances demanded, to reinvent ourselves. I thought it required a lot of chutzpah to take o... Read more

Was Thinking Of Starting A Boot Camp Video And Then Coach Nicole's "28-Day Boot Camp" DVD Arrived -

Tuesday, February 14, 2012      7 comments

Serendipity is an amazing thing, no? I've been on SparkPeople going on four years now, and have been amply rewarded by this supportive community in so many ways. I was thinking that it was time to add new activities to the cardio routine, to k... Read more

Fifty-Four Year Old Men Are Not Supposed To Die - January 14, 2012

Saturday, January 14, 2012      17 comments

First, before I say anything else, I want to thank my "core" of Sparkers for their unwavering support. I very much appreciate the notes on my SP page, the comments on my feed, and the texts to my phone, especially over the last two weeks, as th... Read more

I Do Know Why - January 6, 2012

Friday, January 06, 2012      8 comments

[DISCLAIMER: This blog is going to be a bit brutal, so you might want to keep moving and find a more motivational one.] As some of you may have already seen, I’ve had a rough week this week, and my feed has reflected some of that. Now let... Read more

Something To Ponder - A Mini-Blog January 2, 2012

Monday, January 02, 2012      6 comments

New year new beginnings, right? Everyone is all revved up to get going with their New Year's resolutions. You can actually feel the buzz in the Spark community. With this being a leap year, we actually have one extra day, so if we falter, we ... Read more

New Year: The Virtual Trek Continues - January 1, 2012

Sunday, January 01, 2012      11 comments

As part of my latest trek, I'm going to try and blog weekly on my progress across the country. It will help keep me accountable. The “NY To LA Or Bust! Virtual Trek”, got off the ground on December 28 and ended December 30, 2011 for a tota... Read more

NY To LA Or Bust! - December 25, 2011

Sunday, December 25, 2011      6 comments

Doing a virtual trek, I have learned, has helped me reach goals utilizing a visual of a map, and careful planning. I thoroughly enjoyed doing the virtual trek on Cape Cod, and it kept me quite focused. And it was completed pretty much on time... Read more

Being Your Own Super Hero - Saturday, December 24, 2011

Saturday, December 24, 2011      9 comments

Yesterday, I came across an article in the Huffington Post briefly reviewing a book, published in England this past fall [“Dear Me: More Letters To My Sixteen-Year Old Self”], and it got me to thinking and remembering what I thought was so impo... Read more

Motivation? What Happens When You Run Out Of Motivation? - December 6, 2011

Tuesday, December 06, 2011      11 comments

I saw this on another Sparker's page tonight and I just had to research the genius behind the quote, because, frankly, I had never heard of him. To wit, John C. Maxwell is an American entrepreneur and motivational speaker (after you read the qu... Read more

79.1 Miles. What Was I THINKING? - December 4, 2011

Sunday, December 04, 2011      11 comments

I've been on SP for a long time now. Over three years, going on four, to be exact. Once the "Ah ha!" moment has passed, and one "gets" it, the work really begins in earnest. OK, we "get" the point about portion control, more calories out than... Read more

In An Instant - September 11, 2011

Sunday, September 11, 2011      7 comments

Those looking for weight loss encouragement or musings on that, keep looking. This blog is not going to address that. It's about something else entirely. I have been thinking of how things can change, so capriciously, in an instant. Abou... Read more

Come Join Us! We're Going Virtual Walking On Cape Cod! - August 13, 2011

Saturday, August 13, 2011      2 comments

For anyone who might be interested in joining us for our virtual trek, here are the instructions for Week #1: Open up (register first). Click on "map the walk" function. Then it should show your address (pulled in from registr... Read more

Coloring In The Lines - August 13, 2011

Saturday, August 13, 2011      2 comments

Remember when you were in kindergarten some years back, and how you took pride in first deepening the outlines of the page you were about to color, so that you would take extra care when coloring in the page? I got to thinking about that,... Read more

"Don't Stop! Don't Give Up!" - July 27, 2011 Edition

Wednesday, July 27, 2011      1 comments

No time to write a proper blog, but if you're really feeling down, this should do the trick. And if it doesn't, whatsamatta with you?
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Failure IS An Option (For Women Only - With Pics) - July 11, 2011

Monday, July 11, 2011      7 comments

Subtitle: Continuing Where We Left Off At Last Week's Meeting OK, now that I've got your attention, listen up! I ain't no expert, nor am I pretending to be, but some things bear repeating: (1) This is a LIFETIME change, not a sprint ... Read more

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