I don't know what happened exactly, but my body has gone on strike . . . well mostly just the left side, but that's a fairly important side of me. It's one of only two sides that I have and I really do need both sides to work together if I am t... Read more
I've been away from Spark for quite a while now. I apologize to those who messaged me, left goodies, and visited my page during this time. I couldn't bring myself to answer. I needed time away from . . . well, everything.
I needed to g... Read more
I'm going to write about a case study here because it seems relevant to some Sparkers. I'm not taking any sides or making any suggestions - just writing the facts and drawing a conclusion.
Subject gets up in the morning after over a week o... Read more
I gave blood today. That's a big deal for me. I've never been able to do it before.
In the past I've been turned down for:
poor general health
T... Read more
One of my SparkFriends, Lean-n-Lexy, made two awesome points in her comments to me. I love comments that lead me to examine things.
First, she is right about not showing my teams on my page. We do have the option of not having our teams s... Read more
Two Buddhist monks were walking when they saw a woman struggling to cross a stream. One monk picked the woman up and carried her across.
Hours later the first monk said to the second one, "I've considered your actions for a while now and I... Read more
You and I, right now, we get along fine. We are fellow Sparkers, in this thing together, SparkBrothers and SparkSisters, and all is right with us.
Oh but then suppose we met at a party...
Suppose a touchy subject came up...
...religion... Read more
For some time now I have had 200 - 300 emails in my inbox.
There are those messages from friends and family that date back over a year. I don't know why I kept them.
There are those emails from web catalogs, Camping World has a 5% off... Read more
Well I've not been at Spark for a bit for some awesome reasons.
Often when I am MIA from Spark, it's because life has gotten busy and pulled me away. This time was different. I've stayed on track, my weight is stable, my lifestyle is pret... Read more
I've lost over 46 pounds since February 1st and I'm done being fat and sick. I look and feel different now, in fact, I'm really looking forward to renewing my driver's license for once. I looked at it the other day, and there is quite a differ... Read more
I've had a hard time lately.
First, my house phone malfunctions. I work from home and I depend upon my phones to enable me to earn a living. A malfunction of my phone is a bad thing.
Second, my computer gets sick. This is the second... Read more
I'm having an issue with my tailbone. It's no longer covered with an extra layer of padding and so now it's really not very comfortable upon which to sit. I find myself thinking that since I'm still overweight there must be at least a little p... Read more
My guru, Sean Croxton, is doing a real food summit on-line.
It's absolutely free to register and access all the good stuff, but each segment is only available for a short time - so get there quick.... Read more
I need to get back to Sparking now and I know that motivation comes from action, so here is a beginning action - making a blog of where I am and where I want to be.
For the last few weeks I've kept right on eating well - no processed food, ... Read more
Okay, not really the best day ever, but probably the best day I've had in over 16 years, no joke.
There are two real highlights in my life. One: I was in band all through school and I performed music. I performed very well. I know, that... Read more