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How did I end up here?

Saturday, July 21, 2012      6 comments

It has been a long time since I've entered a blog on my spark page as well as be an emotional wreck due to making poor decisions lately. I don't want to turn to food for comfort. Writing it out should make me feel better. Then I'll do my cardio ... Read more

Counting my blessings.

Saturday, September 25, 2010      3 comments

I haven't been able to keep up with my Sparks. I take that back. Since I lost weight it has been difficult to lose any more than 30lbs. I changed my exercise regiment as often as possible, my knees started bothering me, but I would do as much as... Read more

Let it snow!

Friday, February 12, 2010      1 comments

I will never complain about snow again! Who knew shoveling the white stuff burned so many calories! I used my side and back muscles plus worked in a few squats! And for the first time I wasn't out of breath after one or two shovels full. Later o... Read more

Out with the old!

Thursday, December 31, 2009      2 comments

For the first time in a decade I have been invited to a New Years party and I don't have a thing to wear! Only this time it's because nothing fits!!!! Everything is too large! Yes my friends ...life is sweet! Reminder to self: 1 glass of wine... Read more

Look Ma...They fit!

Tuesday, December 08, 2009      4 comments

OK. I know when you lose weight you will have to purchase new clothes. So, I included shoes and boots in the shopping trip. For the first time in ...I won't say how many years in order not to give my age away...I tried on a pair of boots and I C... Read more

Good food, No alcohol, and one less pound to worry about!

Saturday, November 14, 2009      2 comments

I attended my first office party since I joined Sparks. My old habits almost came back when one of my co-workers asked me if I was still on the program (Sparks) and what I was drinking. My response was yes and what I wanted to drink was in a pit... Read more

Goal Setting

Saturday, September 19, 2009      3 comments

In the beginning there was light....just kidding:). One of my many goals was to be able to touch my toes without anyone pushing down on my lower back. Now, I can reach them. Boy do those hamstrings need it after standing on a concrete floor all ... Read more

Reflection: Part 2

Sunday, August 30, 2009      0 comments

I'm so close to losing the first 20# of a hundred I can taste it. YEAH!!! I have come to grips with a few things though: 1. Carbs are like some of my friends. They are good for you, they mean well even when you find it difficult to be ar... Read more

Oh No! Chips!

Wednesday, August 26, 2009      1 comments

While shopping my husband decided he wanted a large bag of chips. Keep in mind that potato chips were once a weakness of mine and they haven't been in the house since I've started sparks. I'm sure he thought he was being considerate by also purc... Read more

Reflection: Part 1

Sunday, August 23, 2009      1 comments

Things I no longer regret doing: - Dropping something onto the floor. Or, bending over to tie my shoes. I no longer have to take a deep breath before reaching for it! :) - Drinking water! I must mention that I do hate the extra trips to t... Read more

New Team

Sunday, August 16, 2009      3 comments

A friend of mine invited me to a family reunion/BBQ. My first reaction was a panic attack. With every social event I always panic especially if it involves food. Shortly after I reached into my bag of tricks. Eat the pre-planned meals, drink lot... Read more

It's My Turn

Thursday, August 13, 2009      2 comments

Maybe I'm taking things too far but since I've started "Sparking" I have noticed a low tolerance for people who have personal agendas. Not just friends but relatives as well. Some say it's great that you are working on being a healthier and more... Read more

I can't believe it!

Wednesday, August 12, 2009      0 comments

On a whim I tried on a pair of pants I purchased last summer. In the beginning of this summer I refused to wear them because I remembered how uncomfortable they became at the end of the season. Today, not only do they fit I actually have a littl... Read more

Feelin' Frizzy

Monday, August 10, 2009      0 comments

I'm so glad I completed my workout this morning. It's over 93 degrees! I had every intention of cleaning the house today but that idea fizzled right along with my hair! How can one keep moving in this heat? Stay cool my friends...staaaay coooool... Read more

Ikea Floor

Friday, August 07, 2009      0 comments

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