Decided to walk outside in the warm sunshine today, instead of going over to the student activity center on my lunch hour. Enjoyed the walk very much when another Sparker agreed to join me, and we talked non-stop about our goals and food choice... Read more
Yesterday was a full day, full of activity, full of planning, full of energy, full of my life! My life, this journey I'm on and I'm wanting to put it into words because I'm feeling so excited and so filled with gratitude for my life, my path, t... Read more
My Cord Fell Off on Wednesday, August 4th
Last year, I completed a yoga teaching training YT200 certification. As part of the graduation ceremony on October 25th, my teachers tied a cord around my left wrist. This was to help remind me of them and being connected with our group of ten... Read more
July 10th, Saturday
I can hear them,
as the breeze blows my hair
around my hunger.
from this page, nestling back and forth
with my elbows and kne... Read more
July 2nd, Friday
This is the view I LOVE from the footbridge looking downstream this afternoon. It was a blue sky day and it was reflected in not only the beauty of the river, but in everyo... Read more
July 1st, Thursday
Shared my afternoon break with my granddaughter, Joscelyn and her parents in the shade of the two beautiful, very old weeping beech "sisters" after Abbi and Michael walked... Read more
essence: (from the Latin, essentia)
1. the qualities of a thing that give it its identity....
...we're on a break in between summer sessions here at the university this week which means no fitness classes at the student activity center... Read more
Using Small Goals to Reach My Goal Weight by the end of this year!
On June 21, 2010, I weigh 173.9 and I am posting the following goals:
By 7/01/2010, to weigh 171
By 8/01/2010, to weigh 167
By 9/01/2010, to weigh 163
By 10/01/2010, to weigh 159
By 11/01/2010, to weigh 156
By 12/01/2010, to... Read more
Off Schedule Contributed...
I'm thinking about yesterday, I was off schedule due to an early morning eye doctor's exam. I was off schedule when I took a late lunch hour to help my daughter with childcare so she could get to work on time. Didn't get any fitness minutes in... Read more
Friday, My Own Little Case Study
Day by day, looking back to a Friday, March 26th, I weighed 170.3. As I did on that Thursday, March 25th, I weighed 170.3. And then I saw it drop to 169.0 Saturday morning for a loss of 1.3. What did I do right on that Friday? What helped me... Read more
Thursday: My Own Little Case Study
Feeling like I NEED to PLAN ahead more and use what has worked for me in the past thus making my SELF my own little case study. April 15th was a Thursday. Weighed in that morning at 173.7, and 172.0 on the following morning for a 1.7 pound los... Read more
Wednesday: My Own Little Case Study
So I found myself telling another Sparker (ASTERGIRL), that when I do not get the results that I'm looking for, then I start to take a closer look at what has worked for me in the past. So I looked back on my daily weigh-ins and found days whe... Read more
May 14th Walk with several South Bend Sparkers
IUSBDEB, LEAHSDAD, KASSIANDORA, Leah, SWDOTB2 and FVHORVATH walked together on campus. It was very enjoyable. I found it to be rejuvenating after working all week in the ... Read more
May 13th, Thursday
It's just a matter of time.
And what I choose to do with it.
There doesn't seem to be enough of it.
And so my choices really do matter.
Discipline came to mind
As I was driving in to work this morning
Listening to music tha... Read more
May 11th, Tuesday
Arrived home from work with less than an hour to spare and "got right on" preparing a spinach/chicken recipe that's served over whole wheat couscous. I let the onions and green pepper and chicken breasts cook while I changed into my yoga "gear.... Read more
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