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To all Spark members who are parts of competitive teams - esp 5% challenges

Wednesday, May 20, 2015      16 comments

Hi, Just let me get this off my chest. THERE IS NO "I IN TEAMS!!! A healthy and rewarding team experience comes about when no matter your performance you are still a valued team member. I've been a member of the wonderful Teddy Bear te... Read more

Are your S.M.A.R.T. goals sabotaging you? Would flex-goals work better?

Wednesday, May 13, 2015      14 comments

Hi, Like many of you, I began my Spark journey with their recommendation of setting daily goals. It is believed that once you focus your efforts on successfully meeting those daily goals you are more likely to ingrain these things as habits... Read more

New makeup? Picture

Thursday, May 07, 2015      21 comments

Hi, You're probably all wondering about my blog title? I'm normally not much of a makeup wearer despite loving the stuff. I only ventured into the whole "girlie" side of me when I hit 40 and up until then had probably worn makeup two or thr... Read more

Week 4 recap

Saturday, May 02, 2015      13 comments

Hi, Well, I weighed in at 233.6 this morning so I've officially lost four pounds. I walked everyday emoticon ... Read more

My journey of 3000 km has consisted of many itty-bitty steps

Monday, April 27, 2015      15 comments

Hi! When I joined SparkPeople back in the late summer of 2010, I could barely walk the length of myself. Seriously. At the time we had one dog (Maddy our Pomeranian) and I was quite content to walk him for about five!!! T... Read more

Week 3 - recap and something I'm really excited about!

Sunday, April 26, 2015      13 comments

Hi, Last week I wrote about how upset I was about gaining weight. For those that didn't read that blog I will confess it was only a gain of 2 ounces. Yes, you read that correctly....a gain of 2 ounces threatened to derail my plan. Thi... Read more

Changing my way of thinking - biggest challenge yet

Wednesday, April 22, 2015      17 comments

Hi, As some of you know I have started being seen by a psychologist/occupational therapist along with my psychiatrist. I've only had two appointment with Lori and I find them to be demanding and yet rewarding. I actually have homework and i... Read more

Week 2 review of the 5% challenge - team Teddy Bears

Saturday, April 18, 2015      13 comments

Hi, To be honest I've had a totally off week. I returned to work and my boss was concerned about me. I started to brush her off and say, "oh, I'm fine" but instead I chose honesty. I told her I'm emotionally fragile, I'm not sleeping and I ... Read more

A picture blog - check it out if you are a dog lover!

Tuesday, April 14, 2015      29 comments

This is how I really feel about my relationship with dogs: Treat time during today's walk ... Read more

Review of my first week with 5% Challenge

Saturday, April 11, 2015      21 comments

Hi! Well who would have "thunk" it emoticon but by walking each day, drinking my water and tracking my food I ... Read more

Involvement + Motivation = Success

Tuesday, April 07, 2015      22 comments

Hi, I've been doing a lot of thinking (yes, that was my brain sending out smoke signals and not a local forest fire!) and I've come to an astounding conclusion. Insert drum roll here...... I NEED Spark and everything it entails! I've b... Read more

When your doctor says , "You are dying on the inside"

Friday, April 03, 2015      24 comments

Hello! Greeting from my very sunny back deck where I'm out getting some vitamin D. Mind you, I'm wearing winter boots, my parka, my wool hat, and mitts BUT I'm outdoors!!!!! Just watching the dogs rolling in the snow brought a big smile to ... Read more

Getting rid of the apostrophe "t"

Wednesday, March 11, 2015      19 comments

Hi, Hello, my name is Susan and I am my own worse enemy. I either deliberately or unconsciously sabotage my attempts at a lifestyle makeover. Reminds me of those drivers we all see who constantly lean on their brakes - the ones my husband ... Read more

I'm struggling - like a broken record

Wednesday, February 25, 2015      19 comments

Hi, Like the proverbial broken record my mental health is stuck in a deep groove waiting for something to bounce it across the scratches of my life. Despite the weather forecasts and what you might see on the news my hometown has had a... Read more

And so my SparkName is back to what it always was......

Monday, February 02, 2015      26 comments

Hi, Within a few months of changing my Spark Username to DogMomma2Three, I have gone back to my original username of PCOH051610 and I'm sticking to it. I initially changed due to a computer competent co-worker who was basically cyber-stalki... Read more

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