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Terrible Thursday
Thursday, January 16, 2014      0 comments

It is 4:18pm I will be so glad when this day is over, It has been one of the worst I've had in a while. I did get some exercise in at the office this morning when DH informed me I needed to vacuum around our computer hard drives! I'm not the mai... Read more
Sad Day
Saturday, September 21, 2013      0 comments

Today I lost a very special friend. He died because of a stupid ATV accident. A 58 year old grandfather gone because of a careless accident. He leaves behind a wife he had only recently found who seemed to make him very happy for the first time ... Read more
Whoo Hoo! Great visit at the doctor's office today
Wednesday, August 14, 2013      0 comments

I began my SP journey in earnest last October 2012 after a visit to my primary care facility, a PA tried to double my BP med, put me on anti depressants and some other drugs! I weighed in that day @ 167 on their scale. I refused to go on these ... Read more
Lost TOO much!
Wednesday, August 07, 2013      0 comments

Today my greatest fear came to fruition. I got on the old analog scale this morning and literally had to step off and try again. Then I still couldn't believe what I was seeing. I got my reading glasses so I could make doubly sure I was seeing i... Read more
Maintenance and exercise
Sunday, July 07, 2013      0 comments

Well, I met my ultimate weight goal of 140 back in March. Then the pounds kept dropping. I think it finally stopped, I now weigh around 132-133 and have for several weeks now. I'm 5'8 1/2" and about to turn 60 years old. Wow, never in my last 2o... Read more
Relying on my own intuition
Tuesday, April 30, 2013      0 comments

Spark Coach wants me to think about relying on my own intuition to determine when, what and how much to eat. I think I have conquered the eating humongous portions and allowing myself to be tempted (usually by hubby) now I need to trust my intu... Read more
long term goals
Friday, April 26, 2013      0 comments

Spark Coach encouraged me to think about long term goals up to 10 years. Wow, I hadn't put it into that perspective. I'm about to turn 60 years old; in 10 years I'll be looking at 70! I guess the first thing that comes to mind as a long term goa... Read more
Continue to lose
Saturday, April 13, 2013      0 comments

I am now almost 3 lbs below my ultimate goal weight. Must slow down the weight loss. Can't figure out why I continue to lose but also need to get a grasp on maintenance. Don't want to start re-gaining. This is a real dilema.... Read more
Easter Sunday
Sunday, March 31, 2013      0 comments

Quiet Easter Sunday began very early atop Black Rock Mtn State Park for sunrise service. Very blessed way to begin Easter Sunday. Not enough rest this weekend though has left me exhausted. Weight dropped below 140. Must watch don't want to lose... Read more
Time to start maintenance
Sunday, March 17, 2013      0 comments

Well, I passed my goal weight a week or so ago and this week I saw the scale tip at my ultimate weight of 140. WooHoo. Now I have to start thinking in terms of holding my own and not losing. You know I think that is more scary than undertaking ... Read more
Setting goals pay off tonight
Thursday, March 14, 2013      0 comments

Well it was a rough day at the office. I hardly got out of my chair came home exhuasted ready to cry feeling totally overwhelmed. What a bummer DH was going to a meeting and I had the house alone and didn't feel like doing anything. Thank goodne... Read more
Wonderful Wednesday
Wednesday, March 13, 2013      0 comments

Today was pretty awesome. Hubby got up extra early and left to go out of town. WITHOUT ME! YAY!! I was able to make my breakfast lentils (pretty good but I think I can tweak them a little next time). I did 2 SP videos and got lots of stuff done ... Read more
Plans for Wednesday 3 13 13
Tuesday, March 12, 2013      0 comments

WooHoo! Hubby is going to ATL for meeting EARLY tomorrow am. I get the chance to have the house to my self for a couple hours b4 work. After I get in my morning meditation/prayer and exercise, I plan to cook the breakfast lentils recipe from S... Read more
Daylight savings time begins!
Sunday, March 10, 2013      0 comments

Woohoo, I get more afternoon daylight time whcih means more time to exercise and less to procastinate. However, I am already concerned that I will be able to get up early enough in the morning to squeeze in at least 1 short SP Video and my 15 mi... Read more
I'm tired of winter
Sunday, March 03, 2013      0 comments

I have never liked winter. Oh I appreciate living in the mountains especially in the summer when I leave 100 degree temperatures to come home to the high 80's. Yesterday, I awakened to a blanket of snow around my home. My neighbors were gone for... Read more

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