I had a few days not counting, trying to see if I can do this on my own or not. "Cheating" is WAY too easy when you don't track your food. I haven't weighed myself so I have no idea if I gained, lost or remained the same. What I do know is that ... Read more
I don't know why is has taken so many years for the idea that 3500 calories = 1 pound has finally clicked in my head. Think about it, if you eat less than 3500 calories each day, in theory you cannot gain weight, right? So, with that being said... Read more
I'm bummed because I'm not feeling well. We were rear-ended in a car crash in Nov. and my whiplash is raging again, making me miserable. I don't want to do anything, the pain is so intense that doing any head movement makes me nauseated so walki... Read more
Oh how I love the Olympics! This time around, I'm recording all of it so that I watch it as fast as possible, passing all commercials and limiting my sitting time! Yes, I am taking every other day off from my walking but I am making sure to get ... Read more
I decided to incorporate things about me and my life into my Sparks Page. It took me 11 months to come up with this, I don't know why? My background is a watercolor (not mine) with colors which make me happy. I want so muchto oil paint & water c... Read more
Starting over again here at Sparks on week one and level 1, I lost 2 pounds. I wished it might have been 3-4 pounds, but I'm pleased with 2. I am now going the right direction on the scale! Before, I was scale hopping every day. This time around... Read more
Below is just part of an article on the "Figure Magazine" site.
"Are You Living the Green Life?
Are you a real-sized woman, between 30 and 50, who is living a dark green life? If so, figure magazine would like to hear from you. We're looki... Read more
This is early - but put it on your calendar/planner TODAY - so that you can participate!
Please join me in this FLY THE FLAG CAMPAIGN.
On Thursday, September 11th, 2008, an American flag should be displayed outside ... Read more
I have been really sick the last three weeks with a cold. Weird, a cold in the middle of summer? Yup. I think I contracted it when I went to my PCP for a blood test. Darn, I am always so careful constantly washing my hands and taking sanitizer w... Read more
OK, I'm coming clean...I have gained back 7 pounds and I'm sick about it. It's my own fault as in my mind I'll eat it and start again tomorrow. I've been doing this on and off since April, just 2 months after starting Sparks.
My first 2 mo... Read more
"In the quest for youth—or at least a more youthful appearance—women and men are seeking treatments to minimize laugh lines, crow's feet, and forehead furrows. A popular treatment involves injecting cosmetic wrinkle fillers into the face.
... Read more
Recall -- Firm Press Release
FDA posts press releases and other notices of recalls and market withdrawals from the firms involved as a service to consumers, the media,... Read more
Recall -- Firm Press Release
FDA posts press releases and other notices of recalls and market withdrawals from the firms involved as a service to consumers, the media, and other interested parties. FDA does not endorse either the product or th... Read more
Recall of Nestlé Pure Life Purified Water
Nestlé Pure Life
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- (GREENWICH, Connecticut, June 24, 2008) – This announces a product recall for the one-gallon Nestlé Pure Life Purified Drinking ... Read more