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And Counting Backward - Day 40!

Sunday, July 08, 2012      4 comments

It feels very good to be sticking within my range with some new motivation. I'm going to make the most of the remaining days till my 1 yr Sparkversary. Today's totals: 299 breakfast 383 lunch 264 snack #1 354 dinner 49 snack #2 ... Read more

And Counting...(backwards!) Day 41

Saturday, July 07, 2012      2 comments

Under calories today which is unusual. I had time only to throw some berries, almond milk and choc peanut butter powder in the blender for lunch. A couple of under calorie days won't hurt, but I'm not going to make a habit of it. I feel reall... Read more

And counting, Day 42 backwards!

Friday, July 06, 2012      5 comments

I'm challenging myself to post my calorie totals daily till my 1 year Sparkversary on 8/16. Here's today: 295 breakfast 350 lunch 143 snack #1 285 dinner 204 snack #2 1277 total Exercise: SP cardio video, yardwork, lots of ... Read more

Gratitude and Overwhelm

Thursday, June 21, 2012      8 comments

When I feel overwhelmed is an especially good time to make a gratitude list to restore some perpective and keep me going. This has been a tough week, too much to do, too little sleep, and not so great eating on the run. I have only today to do... Read more

Light at the End of the Tunnel?

Tuesday, June 19, 2012      8 comments

Friends, thank you for well-wishes this last week or so. I have worked to exhaustion, eaten far too much on the run, slept poorly because I kept waking and thinking of things to do, and am finally winding down after running an estate sale of my... Read more


Monday, June 11, 2012      6 comments

I am a self-confessed bookaholic. At present, there are 12 bookcases in my house, the smallest a few feet high and the largest two ceiling height, that hold who knows how many books. Two of the bookcases are my husband's, but I claim responsib... Read more

My Big Fat Gratitude List

Friday, June 08, 2012      6 comments

1. I'm wearing a pair of SHORTS and matching top that haven't been wearable in ages! 2. I feel a lot better than I did yesterday, no more upset stomach, much more energy. 3. For sticking with this site for 9 1/2 months! 4. For the near... Read more

Support and Motivation: A+

Tuesday, May 29, 2012      8 comments

emoticonI could stop right there; that emoticon says it all! Thanks to MAMAWLINDALOU, I just realized I too have j... Read more

HOW many miles???

Thursday, May 24, 2012      6 comments

Husband and I are enjoying a wonderful vacation on one of Georgia's barrier islands. Yesterday we climbed a 129 step lighthouse, climbed to a captain's walk, the last bit of which was a ladder--ugh! and did a fair amount of walking. Today's pl... Read more

7 mo Sparkversary!

Thursday, May 17, 2012      5 comments

It came and went yesterday without my noticing. OK, friends, it's time for me to get moving again. I've done great with exercise, am a LOT more fit than when I started, have done lots of things I'd never done before SP, but these last several ... Read more

Post Retreat and Pics

Tuesday, May 15, 2012      3 comments

I am SO grateful to have had the opportunity to make that retreat so soon after my mother-in-law's passing. In spite of much to do when I got home, I continue to feel more rested and centered. Throughout the retreat, I kept thinking of Is... Read more

Blogging on retreat: I CLIMBED BRACE ROCK!

Thursday, May 03, 2012      8 comments

Definitely something I've never done before, posted a blog while on retreat. I've never taken my computer either; you're usually encouraged to leave such at home to maintain inner as well as outer silence. One of my good reasons for bringing i... Read more

Preparing for Retreat

Saturday, April 28, 2012      8 comments

My mother-in-law passed from this life the day after my last blog Living Well in Tough Times. What was I thinking when I started a new Challenge this week? Actually, I've done pretty well, missed my daily Spring Into Shape Bootcamp video only ... Read more

Living Well in Tough Times

Thursday, April 19, 2012      5 comments

To borrow a line from my friend ONICAM who often titles her blogs "What's been happening", what's happening here is a multitude of decisions following a period of uncertainty after my 93 year old mother-in-law's stroke. She'd been in her own ho... Read more

Sparkversary - again!

Monday, April 16, 2012      4 comments

Woohoo! It just registered on me that today is my 7 mo Sparkversary! I am 30 lbs down, I've dropped several sizes, almost everything in my closet fits! emotic... <a href=Read more

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