What 1000 Monthly Fitness Minutes Means to Me
For a few years, I was very frustated by the fact that fitness didn't seem to fit into my schedule of tasks, errands, work, parenting...Daily life...
I was lucky to have the time to go for a short walk once in a while, or maybe a long walk... Read more
A Twist of Fate
How interesting it is to be here, at 11 am on a Wednesday morning to be posting on Spark people. Normally I would be in the thick of a long, rough week at work right now.
Summer is usually such a busy time...with so much hustle and bustle... Read more
Don't tell me the "Good Days" won't last
"DAILY REMINDER : Be confident. Be powerful. Be beautiful INSIDE & OUT. Don't focus on what other people are doing. Focus on your finances, your relationship, your spirituality and your happiness. Be HAPPY with loving your life, having something... Read more
Stress Management...Always re-focusing
Having gained some weight in the past two years, I have been thinking about how much of this was caused by sources of stress I encounter on a daily basis!!! Seems that stress and procrastination leads to more stress and procrastination, all fee... Read more
This is a blog for a Spark team challenge...but I haven't posted for a long time so this is probably going to seem more like thoughts out loud. Out of practice having much of a Spark audience so bear with me!
There are Just a few things I w... Read more
2014-A letter to my body.
If there is one big lesson I learned on Spark in 2013...it was from a post I read with a message that said "Love your body and the weight will take care of itself."
This being my chosen focus for 2014, I have decided to write it an open le... Read more
Reflection on 2013
Time to make peace with the year behind me. It was not without its struggles...but all in all I am OK with it. I have some great ideas for 2014...but first I want to remember the GOOD things that happened this year...in various areas:
He... Read more
Don't Say You Lost It
I had a moment of insight while in a conversation with a friend a few weeks ago.
What does it mean when you say you lose something?
Think about it. Yes...it means you are looking for it. You wonder where it went. You are looking to find... Read more
Thankful and Appreciative
So I read a blog recently by a Spark friend that got me thinking about the ways you can reduce your stress level and increase your health, simply by remembering what you are grateful for.
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I have to Plow through it
So I am now almost at a month into a "Re-Commitment" effort I started when I came back from vacation...this blog will cover the 3rd week.
This past week definitely was not as "Peaceful" as the 1st week. It was a lot like Week 2, only with m... Read more
Re-Commited, Week 2--Stress is a PLAN--eater!!!
So going into Week two of “Re-commitment” I was not doing so well. Impressively I did OK keeping my calories in control on a Saturday, but then Sunday and Monday I crept back into the “2300 daily calorie intake” zone where I unfortunately have ... Read more
Recommitted, Week 1 -- I am at peace.
So, I had a little melt down last week after I came back from vacation and realized the mounting stress I had been away from! Who wouldn't...look how much fun I was having!
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Living in My Space
Back in early July, I pledged to step out of the electronic world more often and "live in my space." I spilled my thoughts in my last blog on how I spend way too much time scrolling, tapping, clicking…on favorites apps or websites, and for that ... Read more
A new Habit I would like to Start (Phase 1b)
I was thinking the other day about how technology has changed my life, for the better and the worse. Gaming Apps, Spark challenges, Text messaging, Facebook...and so many other facets of the electronic world have become such a huge part of my e... Read more