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ultimate SP LC - 71 days - streaks and NSVs

Thursday, February 04, 2016      8 comments

a featured article this morning was about a woman who had logged into spark 1000 days! i identified with her; she said that when they traveled she did what she could to make sure that she found an internet connection so she could still log in. i... Read more

ultimate SP LC - 70 days - life is a beach...

Wednesday, February 03, 2016      7 comments

well, maybe not a beach, but we did take the time for a walk on one today. after yesterday's shoulder to the grind, we took a little time off this morning. oh - about that not hitting the step goal yesterday? didn't happen - or rather, the step ... Read more

ultimate SP LC - 69 days - a long day...

Tuesday, February 02, 2016      9 comments

and it's quitting time, sparkaroos... not much brain left after a full night and day of work, with a few hours of sleep thrown in here and there. managed to squeeze in a good cardio video for 30 minutes, but this may well be a day when we have t... Read more

ultimate SP LC - 68 days - clean slate!

Monday, February 01, 2016      10 comments

i love when the new month begins. you get a clean slate; when you play trivia, you have a chance at a perfect score again, if you messed up (or forgot to play) a day or so last month. you get to set new (realistic) goals and streaks. you get to ... Read more

ultimate SP LC - month 3 day 5 - world's shortest blog...

Monday, February 01, 2016      10 comments

made it to the end of the day. masses of work, but made the step goal. and dinner with friends. sunset celebration. january is over - goals met. and bed awaits. more creativity tomorrow.. in a few hours. meanwhile, the streak is still going str... Read more

ultimate SP LC - month 3 day 4 - celebrating a lifestyle - for life!

Saturday, January 30, 2016      12 comments

in this morning's round of blogs hear on SP i happened upon hakapes' blog, "4 years of maintenance - three key lessons to be successful"
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ultimate SP LC - month 3 day 3 - potato chips

Friday, January 29, 2016      14 comments

and why, you may ask, am i writing a blog about potato chips? because they sat on the table. all. through. lunch. DH had them on his plate. DH ate them. but they did NOT jump onto my plate. nope. no way. no how. NO CHOICE. hah! just look a... Read more

ultimate SP LC - month 3 day 2 - justification

Thursday, January 28, 2016      14 comments

it's been a long day. and inspiration for the blog has been elusive. but then i saw this article: www.rodalesorganiclife.c
ife+-+RodalesOrgan... Read more

ultimate SP LC - month 3 day 1 - what a waste! or... what a waist!

Wednesday, January 27, 2016      13 comments

yes, take your pick - the first in dismay, or the second in celebration...and it is indeed the focaccia that is on my mind - we stopped off to visit and say goodbye to the friends who made the bread for the potluck that we did not attend and lef... Read more

ultimate SP LC - month 2 day 31 - are we there yet?

Tuesday, January 26, 2016      10 comments

what parent hasn't heard that question? but have we asked that question on our weight loss journey? how do we know when we are *there*? what/where is "there"? in today's newsletter, SPT (susan peirce thompsen) asks a few questions: what i... Read more

ultimate SP LC - month 2 day 30 - resistance is futile...

Monday, January 25, 2016      10 comments

or not. the other evening we had a sunset party. i stood in the kitchen for several hours and created some really nice yummy (healthy) (vegan) munchies topped off with chili for our sunset party with friends. one couple is leaving in a few days;... Read more

ultimate SP LC - month 2 day 29 - we're all different...

Sunday, January 24, 2016      12 comments

today's blog will be short and sweet. idea found on Facebook, shared by warrior woman aka our own doglady13, from someone named "james fell - body by wife" (just wanted to attribute where attributes are needed...): Read more

ultimate SP LC - month 2 day 28 - plastic peril

Saturday, January 23, 2016      14 comments

the past few days the news has been filled with articles about how plastic will outnumber the fish in the ocean by 2050; here is one of them:
plastic-than-fish-in-the-ocean/ Read more

ultimate SP LC - month 2 day 27 - swimsuit edition!

Friday, January 22, 2016      11 comments

each day when i log on to spark, i spin the wheel, answer the trivia questions, and catch up on a few of my favorite bloggers. today, watermellen's blog on "presence" (
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ultimate SP LC - month 2 day 26 - exercise, the best medicine!

Thursday, January 21, 2016      12 comments

200 weeks - that's my current streak of "exercise for at least 90 minutes per week" which spark seems to track automatically. that's 8 weeks shy of 4 years since i got serious about my weight loss journey. and of course 90 minutes is the amount ... Read more

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