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Are you looking to rev up your involvement with Spark?

Saturday, August 22, 2015      10 comments

Hi, Are you looking to rev up your involvement with Spark? I bet I will hear a resounding yes! I think there are certain times that we naturally think of changing things up a bit. Here in North America, it seems the start of a school year i... Read more

"The blog came back, it never went away" - wishful thinking!

Wednesday, August 19, 2015      14 comments

Hi, My frustration today has to do with the rather lengthy blog I was finishing up when my iPad froze and my post went hurtling off to Neverland. emoticonRead more

Still on the journey to lose 5%

Monday, August 17, 2015      17 comments

Hi, This is the final week of the Summer 5% Challenge and I have to say I'm thoroughly enjoying it. I started at 242 and am now just around 234.5 which works out roughly to a 3% loss. Things I'm accomplishing: - drinking a veggie/... Read more

Dogs gone camping (pictures)

Monday, August 10, 2015      21 comments

Hi, Quick recap of last week with the Teddy Bear team in the 5% challenge.....I ate reasonably well, worked through another module of CBT, exercised, drank my water and lost another pound. This past weekend our dear friends suggested ... Read more

Who has YOUR back?

Thursday, August 06, 2015      16 comments

Hi, During the particular round of the 5% Challenge several of my fellow bears (Go Team Teddy Bears) have been struggling. You all know I've gone through my own battles with depression and just happen to be doing great at the moment. (Can I... Read more

When you list your fears is stepping on the scale one of them?

Saturday, August 01, 2015      13 comments

Hi, Okay, if I'm nothing else I'm honest so I'm here to tell you that I haven't even weighed in yet because I'm afraid to. Now how in the heck did I reach this point where I'm afraid of a metal device that I stand on and it displays a numbe... Read more

Some pictures - icebergs in July!

Monday, July 27, 2015      20 comments

Hi, Thank you all of the wonderful anniversary wishes! Although our anniversary was earlier in the week we had decided to go out for supper over the weekend instead. And, when we woke up to sunshine yesterday (yes, it had been that long sin... Read more

Review of Week 4 of the 5% Challenge

Saturday, July 25, 2015      16 comments

Hi, Well,, I gained .4 of a pound this week and I have to say it bothered me a little. Emphasis on "little". I know I'm headed in the right direction. I'm eating way better and am doing limited snacking at night (popcorn or an apple) ... Read more

Review of week 3 of the 5% Challenge - "Go Teddies"

Saturday, July 18, 2015      14 comments

Hi, I lost weight again this week so I'm super happy about that but what I'm most happy about is that I haven't been sabotaging myself or feeling like I'm dieting. In fact, I'm not tracking my food intake at all. I'm leaving WW because I on... Read more

Seeking single ....just joking......nutritional advice and/or suggestions

Tuesday, July 14, 2015      11 comments

Hi, Any of my SparkFriends know a thing or two about nutrition? I'm trying to boost my protein so I'm currently using a protein powder. I mix it with coconut oil, flaxseed, flax meal, greek Yogourt and lots of frozen berries. Opinions ... Read more

Who knew I could actually do this?

Saturday, July 11, 2015      22 comments

Hi, Who knew that I could actually start the weight loss wheel rolling? The answer, of course, is all of YOU! It's taken me some time to start making some positive changes in my life and I have to admit they are working. I'm not hear to fla... Read more

Where oh where are the Teddy Bears gone

Thursday, July 09, 2015      14 comments

Hi, Am I the only one a wee bit worried about my fellow Teddy Bears? We had a rough Spring challenge and now it looks like we are going through some more growing pains. So, what's going on? We are such a loving and supportive team tha... Read more

Turning the corner

Sunday, July 05, 2015      20 comments

Hi, By this time most of my Spark Friends know that I have lived with depression since childhood and that I recently narrowly averted a complete crisis by reaching out for help. It took two calls to the mental health crisis line, one 100km ... Read more

Question for fellow dog owners

Saturday, July 04, 2015      17 comments

Hi, At one of my recent counselling sessions I mentioned to my therapist that I fear I'm not a good enough dog owner and I feel guilty going anywhere without them. What constitutes enough? I'm really struggling with this at the moment... Read more

This random picture just makes me laugh

Monday, June 29, 2015      19 comments

I'm really trying to outwit my mental funk. I got up early, ate breakfast (yay) and went for a walk throughout town. I'm using the Map My Walk app a... Read more

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