Dancing and Dealing with Food Pushers
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..
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!
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.....
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!
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...
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
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
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...
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....
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?
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
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.....
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
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?
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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