Hello dear sparkfriends!
I have to admit I really missed sparkland… As some of you may have noticed I was on a sparkbreak for almost a month. First time ever during my five years here! I tried hard to avoid it but then I realized I had to a... Read more
If you have watched the movie "Divergent" or you have read the book, you know what I'm talking about. An imaginary place in your mind where all your inner and deepest fears come true. And you have to face them and try to con... Read more
Let's remind ourselves of a few things we already know.
Being fat is hard.
Losing weight is also hard.
Maintaining weight is probably the hardest of the three.
But do you know what's even harder than all of them? Regaining! S... Read more
A few days ago we had a power cut.
My daughter has been reading her first book in English. (English is not our native language, I remind you.) I'm the one who's been teaching her English so when she comes across an unknown word, she prefers... Read more
I've had some wonderful sparkfriends!
And through their stories I was lucky enough to realize the importance of a key ingredient of weight loss early in my journey.
The stepping stone, the initial impetus, the driving force,... Read more
Every experience in our lives has something to teach us. Every ordeal, every struggle that we go through leaves their mark on our personality, our behavior, our way of thinking. Weight loss couldn't be an exception to this. We learn many things ... Read more
The Sparkpeople community was recently introduced to some changes on team pages as you may all have noticed. If you haven't you can read about them here:
www.sparkpeople.com/blog /blog.asp?post=new_sparkte am_features_coming_t... Read more
Last week I had some blood tests done as part of my yearly thyroid check which I had actually neglected for a couple of years.
The good news is my thyroid is still holding strong to the hostile antibodies of Hashimoto disease.
It's been over a month since I last blogged. During this month, I've been a bright example… to avoid at all costs!! My life has been "enhanced" with many kinds of worries and troubles, the "sanity-threatening" type. Consequently, I had little ti... Read more
Thank you for all the meaningful responses to the question I posted yesterday. If you haven't already, and you would like to add your answer or your thoughts, here's the link:
www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individuRead more
newphoria: the feeling of euphoria and excitement caused by something new
I don't think it's an official word of the English language – not yet at least! I recently came across it in an electronics store, used as the key word on the adverti... Read more