Lately I have been struggling with finding meaning in my life. End of 2012, we moved from Wisconsin to Tennessee for my husbands new job. I have been mostly staying home since then, volunteering, cooking and working on a blog. This has kept m... Read more
Today, I am going to be doing a September 11th Stair Climb Challenge. For me this means trying to beat my previous floors high of 138 floors on August 12th. My fitbit keeps track of floors climbed in a day and tells me my personal bests, etc. ... Read more
I am now 40 years old, which I can't deny that that is midlife now. Many, many people don't live to 80. Yes, I am female and females tend to live longer, but I can't deny that 40 is midlife. And the question I keep asking myself is have I don... Read more
MostMom1, the hulla hooping sparker, in a reent blog post challenged some of her readers to a 30K step day today. Her blog is here www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=5445044 if you are cur... Read more
So day three is to list out your blessings... I will probably add more to this as time goes on, so this will be a short list at first and will be added to...
1. My new home and town. I love our condo and the natural area around it and th... Read more
Lent began on Wednesday with Ash Wednesday (Why do we put large ashy black crosses on our forehead and then listen to a verse that tells us not to draw attention to ourselves while we fast and pray?) and I signed up for the Do Lent Generously ... Read more
A challenge on the maintenance team asked us to try a new recipe and blog about it/review it. So I decided to try a Thai Peanut Broccoli Chicken Recipe that I found on allrecipes.com
allrecipes.com/recipe/th ai-peanut-chicken/... Read more
I read someone else's blog about what they were thankful for. They were going to make it a 30 day challenge or something like that. I am not going to do that, but would like to occasionally list things that I am thankful for, as I feel I need t... Read more
Time for a positive blog, as my blogs here lately have been downers on occasion. Today was a good day.
I went for a bike ride and walk. Biked for about 12 miles total and walked in the woods for about 1.7 miles. That is what I had tim... Read more
If you have read my blog here on Spark for awhile you will have noticed a recurring theme. The theme of how can one tell if they have made a difference? You see my goal as a Christian, is to be a better person today then I was yesterday and to... Read more
Looks like it will be questions 1 and 2 today, as they seem enough related to me to take together.
1: Your stats. Starting stats, current stats, goal stats. Are you currently trying to lose weight, gain weight, or maintain weight or somethi... Read more
I saw a list of 30 questions that some are going to do as they go along and answer in their blogs. I think I will do the same. I do not guarantee I will answer all the questions. But will answer the ones that interest me, etc. The last time I... Read more
Ever feel like you just can't go any further? I do. I have walked a half marathon and then started to try and add on some distance to my biking for awhile. Well yesterday, I did a 40 mile bike ride, which is my longest yet. But about 26 mile... Read more
In a recently blog post, I listed when I wanted to be healthy and in so doing, I also listed some things I wanted out of life. I thought I should occasionally share how I am at least trying to work towards some of those goals.
I had said t... Read more