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I hope I'll be back. Soon...

Thursday, July 02, 2015      20 comments

First of all... thank you. Soooo, sooooo much. It's really comforting to know that people who have never met you in person, people from the other side of the world thought about you and reached out to you with wishes and prayers. ... Read more

A zillionth chance!

Wednesday, June 24, 2015      12 comments

Ok. Now, how do I say this out there in the open knowing that many of my long-known sparkfriends will probably read this blog? How do I risk being shouted at "Oh, come on girl, really? Again?" Well, I'll proceed with caution… ... Read more

How much of a number are we?

Wednesday, June 17, 2015      6 comments

The first blog I read this morning got me thinking (again!) about a subject that has been pestering my mind quite a lot lately: Age! SONGBIRD2015 makes some really good points in her blog which I encourage you to read: www.sparkpe... Read more

The right road and the easy road seldom meet.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015      11 comments

What we are, how we think, the way we have set up our lives is a reflection of the choices we have made throughout our adulthood. And the ones we co... Read more

Parents, beware!

Thursday, June 11, 2015      18 comments

I had a different blog in mind for today. I wanted to thank all of you who commented on my last blog about addictions. Reading your stories and your opinions on the subject was really interesting and it made me think a lot. I intended to write a... Read more

Addictions. Are we ever really free?

Wednesday, June 10, 2015      14 comments

I was talking with a friend the other day. After years of being a heavy smoker, she finally quit last month. Of course, it wasn't a decision that came out of nowhere. Health alarms made it crucial, as usual. Nevertheless, she's a strong girl for... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts The good, the bad and the perfect (who can be really ugly)!

Thursday, June 04, 2015      131 comments

Are you tired? Do you feel disappointed that you don't see any results? Are you sick and tired of starting over every once in a while? Is weight loss or maintenance much harder than you thought? Have thoughts of quitting cros... Read more

Zero tolerance to sizeism

Wednesday, May 27, 2015      17 comments

I hate obesity. Not because it doesn't look good. Not only because experts insist that it leads to major illnesses, many of them life-threatening. But mainly because it steals quality from people's lives. And it does so in an evil and sneak... Read more

Thank you, kind stranger.

Friday, May 22, 2015      18 comments

Roses. Red, pink, white and coral. They are in full bloom and they're just beautiful. Filling our front yard with smells, colors and the seductive power of spring. People - passer-bys - usually sneak in when we're not outside and cut ... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Once a sparker, always a sparker!

Wednesday, May 20, 2015      47 comments

I'm still here. In my own little corner of sparkworld, watching quietly over my precious sparkfriends, being inspired by them and trying not to forget all the wonderful things this virtual community has taught me. This year has been di... Read more

Fear of failure and its silver lining

Monday, March 23, 2015      17 comments

I haven't blogged for quite a while. More than a month. But it's actually even more than that since I last shared a nice, motivational blog with my good sparkfriends like I used to do not long ago. Which only adds even more suspicions to my fear... Read more

39 years young!

Tuesday, February 17, 2015      17 comments

I'm wearing my birthday paper hat! My little girl gave it to me this morning. She had kept it from a birthday party she recently went to. For mom. And she kindly dema... Read more

I need your two cents, sparkfriends!

Tuesday, February 10, 2015      11 comments

Hello, dear sparkfriends! A huge thank-you hug to all of you who have been on my side lately as I struggle with many aspects of the daily healthy living game. Your support has been invaluable, to say the least, and greatly appreciated. ... Read more

Motivation rollercoaster

Friday, January 30, 2015      16 comments

motivation rollercoaster (n): a situation in which a person's desire to do something moves suddenly and abruptly from the point of maximum motivation to the point of absolute resignation and backwards. And if it was an actual definition in ... Read more

Flexible stubbornness. A resolution about… resolutions!

Monday, January 12, 2015      15 comments

At the beginning of this new year I came across a quote on pinterest. It sums up in a few words what I've always believed about weight loss. So, I had to share it on my sparkpage. Read more

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