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Two Month Sparkversary

Saturday, August 21, 2010      7 comments

August 21st, two months & counting. Weeks 6-9... emoticon The last week of July was the half way mark thro... Read more

Praise the Lord and pass the fruits and veggies!

Thursday, August 19, 2010      7 comments

emoticonI’m eliminating the enemy (pounds) by increasing fiber with more fruits and veggies. They have become my am... Read more

Like Erma said…

Tuesday, August 17, 2010      9 comments

“It’s always greener over the septic tank” By: Erma Louise Bombeck ~February 21, 1927 – April 22, 1996~ If you don’t know Erma let me introduce her to you…. she was ... Read more

Triggers… food vs. people, places and things

Friday, August 13, 2010      12 comments

Socrates' guiding rule was, "Know Thyself." I’ve been self actualizing since a psych class I took in college way back in the 60’s. Since joining SP and reading Chris’s introduction to “The Spark” it’s as if my keen sense of self is transforming ... Read more

Hidden Benefits of Middle Age

Monday, August 09, 2010      8 comments

A snippet from WomansDay.com on Improved Brain Function...... Sure, you may forget your keys more often, but the latest research indicates that, as with a fine wine, age might actually be good for your brain. “In her book , Barbara Strauch ... Read more

Diets I've tried....

Wednesday, August 04, 2010      9 comments

Let’s face it diets do work. Keeping the weight off is the trick. And I’ve tried them all… from as far back as my teens to as recently as the early 80s. The 1980s???? You say! Read more

I suck at Trivia

Monday, August 02, 2010      13 comments

65% on Trivia… Yikes that’s a D emoticon it’s humbling to find out that I don’t know as much about my health as I th... Read more

July 1-31st…

Saturday, July 31, 2010      4 comments

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My weight loss ticker…

Thursday, July 29, 2010      10 comments

Early June this year found us praying our way as a family through a medical scare with my brother. God answered those prayers generously and now in solidarity as a family we have embarked on a “FAMILY FIRST HEALTHY CHOICES CHALLENGE” that runs f... Read more

Side effects from using “SparkPeople”

Monday, July 26, 2010      17 comments

Don’t you love the commercials on TV about all the side effects you can suffer while taking a prescription drug… Example: Could cause a bad taste in mouth; changes in sex drive; constipation; diarrhea; difficulty sleeping; dizziness; dry mo... Read more

Miracles do happen!!

Wednesday, July 21, 2010      12 comments

June 21-July 21, 4.5 weeks…. Month #1 I joined SP the day before my 63rd birthday on June 21, 2010, and was “Sparkling” brightly by the 4th of July. emoticonRead more

New scale

Sunday, July 18, 2010      6 comments

My DH bought me a Taylor # 7404 Ultra Thin Lithium Scale with Brushed Stainless Steel Platform and Backlight (weight only) from Costco for less than $20.00. Amazon carries ... Read more

Goals/Rewards

Thursday, July 15, 2010      4 comments

I’ve set some long term goals… I’d like to lose 143 pounds, Yikes!!!! If I don’t that’s ok because any thing close to that will be reward enough. I joined SP to feel better and that goal was met in the first week so I’m changing that long term ... Read more

Triggers… food vs. people

Tuesday, July 13, 2010      2 comments

Socrates' guiding rule was, "Know Thyself." I’ve been self actualizing since a psych class I took in college way back in the 60’s. Since joining SP and reading Chris’s introduction to “The Spark” it’s as if my once keen sense of self is transfor... Read more

An excuse is still just an excuse

Friday, July 09, 2010      8 comments

Even if they are valid an excuse is still just an excuse NOT to do something. If it were something I wanted to do I’d put down or aside whatever got in my way of doing it and be all over it like white on rice. Just look at all the hours I’ve log... Read more


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