A Thanksgiving Thought
A SOLDIER’S THANKSGIVING
by Mariane Holbrook
Over there a soldier’s thinking
Of a time not long ago,
When his loved ones got together;
‘Twas Thanksgiving Day, you know.
Over there a soldier’s dreaming
Of a turkey baked just r... Read more
Follow Your Dream
FOLLOW YOUR DREAM
by: Amanda Bradley
Follow your dream.
Take one step at a time and don't settle for less,
Just continue to climb.
Follow your dream.
If you stumble, don't stop and lose sight of your goal
Press t... Read more
Hope gives you the strength to keep going
when you feel like giving up.
Don't ever quit believing in yourself.
As long as you believe you can, you will have
a re... Read more
I’m Feeling Defeated – Help!
I woke up this morning still not feeling good. I was dragging yesterday, but I just thought I was overly tired so I took it easy all day. This morning something just didn’t feel right. I felt “stuffed” and very, very tired. I looked down at ... Read more
Who Would Have Thought?
This morning I woke up wondering if I should get on the scales or not. You see, this week I've added several carbs to my food plan and to be honest, I've felt really guilt... Read more
Do You Need Some Motivation?
I have a friend that sends me beautiful emails every morning which starts my day with a positive attitude. This morning one of the verses within the message really hit hom... Read more
I'm DONE !
Time is ticking away and so is my health. There was a time when my weight didn’t bother me. I could go for long walks, ride my bike, play with the grandkids and never wor... Read more
I'm Back and I'm So Glad To Be Here
"OMG!!" Has it really been six months since I've been on Sparkpeople? For those of you who wonder why I even came back, let me tell you a little story. Yes, I've been a m... Read more
Fifth & Sixth Weeks
During my fifth week, I only lost 1/2 pound. This didn't really bother me since I started off so strongly with good results. I knew it was going to slow down a bit and thankfully the small loss didn't effect my motivation.
However, during... Read more
Fourth Week Results
Well, this week was kind of a downer because I didn't lose any weight. That's okay though because when I look back, I've lost a total of 9 pounds in a month. This still brings joy to my heart. As long as I keep doing what I'm doing, it'll sta... Read more
Third Week Results
If I didn't know better, I'd say this is becoming habit forming! Well friends, here I am on my third week and down another 4 pounds! Not only am I "Dancing in the Streets" but I'm singing it in the rain!! As the weeks evolve, I'm finding that ... Read more
Motivation among friends
Here’s the scene. I’m 62 and belong to a great team consisting of beautifully aged women. Yes it’s a private team, but we wanted it that way because over the years we esta... Read more
Second Week Results
Okay friends, listen up! Just kidding, but I do have something to say. You've all heard the expression "If I can do it, anybody can!" Well I'm here to tell you truer words were never spoken. My mom was born and raised on a farm. Naturally, ... Read more
First Week Results
I'm at the end of my first week back and I'm happy to report I've lost 3 pounds. This last week has been very rewarding. Not only did I lose weight, but I really stayed focused and paid attention to my actions. When I log on to Sparks in the... Read more
On Your Mark, Get Set, Go
For the last several days I've really taken a close look at myself. In doing so, I've restructured my spark page, took control of my food menus and created an exercise pro... Read more