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Its Time for a Do OVer

Sunday, November 29, 2015      4 comments

Last spring I came back to spark. I was doing blazes til mid summer and then I fell off the proverbial wagon. Financial Stress, Marriage stress - health stress... too much stress. I just stopped looking after me. Well things are settli... Read more

100 + deays back with Spark

Monday, July 27, 2015      3 comments

Wow! 100 + days - I've been on holidays for 2 weeks. Hanging at the cottage. I checked into spark daily to keep the streak going - so every morning I grounded myself to stay on track. My big success is I did not gain 1 pound. I stayed ... Read more

85 days on spark

Monday, July 06, 2015      5 comments

It can be a bit deceiving this 85 days. How tuned in have I been? I'd say about 75%. At the start I was all in..... dropped 10 lbs the first month - then another 5 now I've creeped up 2... but overall - let's take the positive and say we are ... Read more

Feeling Good! Like I know that I should!

Tuesday, June 16, 2015      7 comments

Well - Let me say that getting myself moving again has done wonders for my confidence and mood. It was a struggle ... since April 1 when I started back on spark - it took me weeks to get out there and get moving. I am so proud to have earn... Read more

Finally moved off the darn plateau

Tuesday, June 09, 2015      5 comments

OMG - talk about frustrating. First 6 weeks I dropped 11 lbs - focus - attention.... layering in all the good things.... then came the challenge. Sticking it out. Surviving a few weekend party situations. up and down the same few pounds...... Read more

gotta get moving

Wednesday, June 03, 2015      4 comments

I'm having some issues with getting myself moving again. Yes I did some gardening yesterday - getting the beds ready and today will be planting. Getting my sneakers on and going for a walk. Not so great. I've been doing the visualizatio... Read more

40 days and 40 nights

Friday, May 22, 2015      3 comments

Wow! I've made it 40 days with Spark. And 40 nights. When I came back I wanted to drop my BMI from obese to fat as a first course of action. And you know what - no I didn't get there in 40 days - but I am down from 47.7 to 45.4. Moving... Read more

still working at it....

Wednesday, May 20, 2015      2 comments

.working at it ... the small things. I tend to be an all or nothing kind of gal and I'm working hard at changing that. Starting with the small things. What I can control. What I can't control. Last weekend was not one of my stellar times... Read more

28 day streak!

Sunday, May 10, 2015      4 comments

Wow! I have amazed myself. I'm still here. Still tracking and it is working. I finally feel like I'm back again. Started with tracking all the food I put in my face- that stopped a lot of the craziness. For me tracking food really work... Read more

No gain - No loss - Lesson Learned

Friday, May 08, 2015      5 comments

Okay - 1st week with no change on the digital scale. The good news is no gain. The sad news is no loss. But really - I need to be honest - I did not plan the week or the weekend last 7 days. And clearly - If I want to lose - I have to ... Read more

Need some beef

Thursday, May 07, 2015      1 comments

Well that's just how I feel today. We don't eat a lot of meat. We've cut down significantly over the past 2 months. But somedays I just need the beef. Not sure if I'm not getting enough protein... or whatever... but I just want to get away f... Read more

may - maybe - may oui!

Monday, May 04, 2015      3 comments

Four days into May. Time to get on track. The weekend was a little bit overboard. Poor planning. That's all it was. And then there was the guacamole on Saturday afternoon with multigrain tostidos and a cold beer. OK. That was so worth it. ... Read more

April in Review

Thursday, April 30, 2015      4 comments

Ok. I came back this April after a year of sloth and stress... up 36 lbs from my original spark days. I decided to focus on food first - as the saying goes - " you can't out run your fork". So... I started tracking food to be accountabl... Read more

Tomorrow is weigh in day

Wednesday, April 22, 2015      2 comments

I am hoping that the scale agrees with how I am feeling and comes down a pound this week. I am t.rying not to step on the darn thing daily. I know I feel better this week. I am more in control of my choices when it has come to eating and p... Read more

Breakfast out with the neighbours

Tuesday, April 21, 2015      1 comments

Another curve ball. my husband is working split shift this week. So he calls on his way home from morning shift and says " let's call the neighbours and go out for breakfast" Okay. So I was only on my morning coffee. That was good. Bu... Read more

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