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Dancing and Dealing with Food Pushers

Wednesday, September 30, 2015      7 comments

Well, so my wonderful hubby is a night shifter. He likes to bring me a breakfast sandwich in bed along with coffee from a local Food Hut. He is aware that I am tracking my food and beginning a healthy workout and eating life. I have no problem t... Read more

Moving day and Car Inspection..

Tuesday, September 29, 2015      7 comments

So we went to NYC on Sunday to help my broken hearted daughter Julia move to a new apartment shared with two other women. She and her boyfriend broke up, and now have to move out of the Studio Apartment. The last time I helped someone move I was... Read more

I am a Shooting Star AND a Phoenix!

Saturday, September 26, 2015      11 comments

Well, there you have it. Today is the first day of our Fall 5% Challenge. I was invited to the Shooting Star team, and within this team, smaller groups were put together to help encourage each other and watch out for each other. So I am also in ... Read more

Strategy to render my top 3 excuses powerless.....

Tuesday, September 22, 2015      5 comments

This is part of the Fall 5% Challenge Team exercises to get ready for the launch on Saturday. Got me thinking. It's not really all that difficult to find out why I didn't do all that well in the past. I gotta say, with the Spark App, I have such... Read more

It's Drag Your Husband To The Park Day!

Monday, September 21, 2015      8 comments

And that is just what happened. I love to walk in the park, but haven't done so in recent years, because we always want to do things together. Hubby has a lot of night shifts and gets tired and sluggish at hours that I am usually up an running. ... Read more

Team Assignment Triggers...

Sunday, September 20, 2015      1 comments

This is the post that I wrote for the Team Assignment to explore and tackle our triggers, whatever that may be. It took me a bit to think them up. It's not easy to look at yourself and find out what you are doing. So much is auto pilot. It was v... Read more

My Top 10 Reasons to Commit to the Fall Challenge

Monday, September 14, 2015      5 comments

All these things are within reach as I am getting ready to join the team for the Challenge. 1. take pressure off my knees to prevent further damage 2. prevent high cholesterol 3. help my heart stay healthy 4. prevent diabetes 5. se... Read more

2015 Fall 5 % Challenge Commitment

Monday, September 14, 2015      1 comments

I have thought long and hard what I will commit to. I want this to be doable, fun and successful. But more specific than usual. I thought about what I like, what I really don't like and found that this Commitment is quite exciting actually. I ca... Read more

Not feeling great, but in good spirits...

Friday, September 11, 2015      4 comments

I am still coughing and stuffed up. I have to go to work today. So I started my day with stretches and some strength training right there in my bed. And vacuuming the house. I feel better just knowing I moved while making sure not to overdo it.... Read more

Tackling my fear and trying new things....

Thursday, September 10, 2015      2 comments

It seems I come back to Spark a lot, and then stay for a while and when things get tough, I go away as if I failed. So silly. The Sparkers are such a great bunch of people and always willing to help, support, cheer on. I know, because I am one o... Read more

Do dreams mean something?

Monday, September 02, 2013      3 comments

I had a dream the other day about giving birth to a 3 year old baby with square little tribal tattoos all down his/her back of the neck. The kid was pleasant, so I decided to keep it. :) Hubby was all for it too. I didn't tell my friend about th... Read more

Frankie Goes To Hollywood Hula Hoop

Sunday, September 01, 2013      2 comments

Just the other day I was driving home from work and I dug through my long forgotten CD collection in my car. Frankie Goes to Hollywood was at the top of the pile, lol. When I was in my teens and thought I had weight problems (don't all teenagers... Read more

Small changes, big results.....

Saturday, May 18, 2013      7 comments

So, I am on the Traveler team again for the 5% Spring challenge. What a fantastic team that is!!! Counting my successes: ~ doing a small, time efficient strength training routine every few days ~ speed walking at least 15 minutes on... Read more

Great, great blog to inspire all of us to create our own SparkVillage

Tuesday, April 30, 2013      3 comments
MOSTMOM1 Read it and see what you think. I am just amazed at the wonderful possibilities that this lovely woman opened up. I am much the same, a SparkStalker, always looking to... Read more

Why the 5% Spring into Summer Challenge?

Monday, April 22, 2013      14 comments

The answer is simple. I might not always be the best at being accountable, but this challenge offers so many different teams people can be assigned to. In my case it it the Casual Travelers, a team made up of people like me, some are struggling,... Read more

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