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A good motivator

Sunday, November 29, 2015      2 comments

I was talking to my husband and he asked me if there was anything i would have done differently if i could go back and do it again these past twenty years plus. I thought about it snd told him what i would do differently. Number one was get my w... Read more

Getting focused

Saturday, November 28, 2015      2 comments

Everyday, every moment, look head, not behind. Press toward a goal bigger than yourself. ... Read more

My Most Common Excuse

Wednesday, August 27, 2014      2 comments

My most common excuse for not exercising is not having the time. But now that I have my fitbit, it motivates me to keep moving until until I reach my daily goal.... Read more

health to me means...

Wednesday, August 06, 2014      2 comments

Health to me means avoiding illnesses that come from poor eating habits. Being able to wear normal clothes. Being able to do normal movements with my body.... Read more

when it comes to exercise..

Saturday, August 02, 2014      0 comments

When it comes to exercise, I am really good at getting the walking in, but not good at stretching or strength training. I just dont take time to do them.... Read more


Sunday, July 20, 2014      2 comments

Today's visualization in Spark Coach asked me to visualize having a care free attitude toward food at a party or event when temptation is there is over eat in big way. Visualize myself having control over food and then focusing on people instead... Read more


Saturday, May 04, 2013      4 comments

The ol' Attitude of Gratitude! Today in Spark Coach Spark Guy encourages me to write down three things I can be proud of or grateful for. This comes at a good time for me. I was just thinking about how hard it is to stay consistent! Man, i... Read more

Pep Talk

Wednesday, April 24, 2013      5 comments

Spark Guy in my Spark Coach lesson urged me to write out a pep talk to myself and to give myself a pep talk. Then at the end of the video he is humorously giving himself a pep talk in the mirror. It was funny. My pep talk to myself. This i... Read more

A Walk through the Cemetery

Sunday, April 21, 2013      3 comments

Frequently, I will walk through the local cemetery on my walks. My Mother and Dad are both buried there. They died too young, both from different forms of cancer. My Paternal grandparents are buried there as well along with other extended family... Read more

Apology Acepted

Saturday, April 20, 2013      4 comments

I had some good advice from another Sparker the other day (RX_2_RV). She suggested I write the apology I wish I had gotten from the person who told me to keep my "fat clothes". I think this is a great idea. Those words have loomed over me for 10... Read more

Too Big

Thursday, April 18, 2013      3 comments

My Spark Coach is urging me today to visualize how I will feel when I am able to drop off clothes that are too big to the mission (or other charitable organizations). About 12 yrs ago, I lost all the weight I wanted to through a Diet Cent... Read more

Re charging

Tuesday, April 16, 2013      2 comments

Well, let's just be honest. I have let other things get in the way of my hopes, my desires and commitment to changing my lifestyle. Life gets so busy. It really takes a lot of dedication to change! So here I am, feeling yucky! I changed my... Read more

A Little Low

Monday, February 11, 2013      3 comments

Today I feel a little low. Just venting a little, here. I weighed today. And lost another pound. That is good, right? Yes. I measured my "parts and pieces" today, too, to see if there has been any change from OCTOBER. The discouraging... Read more


Thursday, January 31, 2013      1 comments

Today in Spark Coach we are encouraged to look at those in our lives who purposely or unconsciously sabotage our healthy eating efforts. My husband would be on the top of the list in a weird sort of way. We wants me to lose weight and do al... Read more

Bath Suit Feelings

Saturday, January 19, 2013      4 comments

This visualization is from Spark Coach. I can say that this would be so great to be comfortable in my own skin! It not be thinking about what I look like. To not feel shame for the way my body looks. I am saving this one and going to use it help... Read more

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