Learning more about myself
I am in my third year here, and finally had to go to another measure to help myself reach my goals. I have been on nutrisystem for nearly a month and lost over 10 lbs. so far. I exercise a lot each month, but my portions of food were way out o... Read more
NEARLY TWO YEARS AND STILL CHANGING
I am coming up on two years and am so into being a Spark woman right now. One of the biggest things I have had found that challenged me and does to this day is not feeling selfish about taking care of myself. I got my book and just full out ga... Read more
JUST GOT MY NEW SPARK BOOK!
I was so excited to get my book! I have been here for nearly two years and not met my goal, and just reading the first three chapters it showed me why.
I will meet my goal this year, taking small streaks, setting goals, short and long term ... Read more
Just returned after going to Maine for my father's memorial service and stayed with ma for a few days so she wouldn't be alone. My daughter was over from Spain, which was so nice for all of us after losing dad. My son was up from DC. Too bad ... Read more
Off to Maine for dad's memorial service. Then time off for a bit. May not be near a computer, yes, going to get a laptop this year.
peace... Read more
LIFE IS HITTING ME RIGHT IN THE FACE
We went on vacation last week, and the day we travelled SO's friend passed, so got off the plane to go to a wake. My dad got worse and passed today, the dog had another seizure last night. Lots of losses and keeping care of myself is ok as my ... Read more
Guess it's back to the doctor's office. I am experiencing muscle aches, joint aches, head aches and a malaise. Still moving, but slowly and it takes a lot of time to get my workouts in. The good news is that I generally do have time, which is... Read more
Eat less, move more
After nearly a year and a half with Sparks I have found the magic formula. Eat less, move more. In my case, eat more protein, lean, thank you, and cut way back on the white stuff, flour, sugar, etc. Hasn't this been something we have been tol... Read more
Man, I am sad because my personal trainer and I only have one more session. If you can ever save to get one, have it gifted, DO IT! Mine has helped me so much realize areas to improve, how to better handle plateaus, eating better, etc. I have... Read more
I find it so important not to push too hard, to take a day or a series of half days off from exercising, which I do a lot of. I know that is why I got sick this month. Pushing it and exposed to germs, life. Now I try and take an easy day when... Read more
Back to the gym, feels great, trying not to do tooooooo much at once. Walked the dog a few miles, getting ready to go bowling, have to take a shower first, so very humid. Got six books out of the library and read the first chapter of Elizabeth... Read more
I am becoming a Blogster!
My cold is about gone, and I am so thankful for feeling better. Health is where it is at. The ability to go about my everyday things and able to feel ok about going to the gym, etc. without feeling like I am spreading germs is a relief. How f... Read more
SPARKS MADE MY DAY!
I have had a cold for over a week now, and kinda been dragging butt, today's exercise for me is dancing, using my step and yoga.
I was kinda slow, but took the dog out to the mailbox and there was a PACKAGE in there. I love packages and mail.... Read more
Feeling like CRUD
Have had a cold/flu since Monday, thank goodness for my body bugg, it keeps track of everyhing I do and don't do, but using my tapes and going slow. Just called the doc, don't want to be one of those "Friday" calls. So tired, but still can do ... Read more
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I NEED TO GET ORGANIZED!
Going back to the gym, I had thrown my display watch, which I need for my bodybugg, off to wash up, then on going back could NOT find it. I get psycho when I can't find things, even tho I am admittedly not tidy and organized. On my list. It t... Read more