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5th Month Anniversary of being on Sparks

Wednesday, August 05, 2009      2 comments

I've thought about this all day and almost didn't submit...but I did want to celebrate. I'm sort of renewed today...maybe a little like starting over again...but with less to lose. I have a lot to Praise the Lord for friends, hope, a... Read more


Tuesday, August 04, 2009      5 comments

I was a little frustrated this morning when I got up a half-hour earlier, worked out and began to look at the date. I will be 5 months into SP in the morning and thought that I'd be farther along. I'm glad about what's been done and I don't plan... Read more

What Stress?

Monday, August 03, 2009      2 comments

I've just read a blog from another Sparker and was overwhelmed by the things that she's going through right now. She has a very ill parent, no income, facing school and personal illness. I doubt that that's the whole story, but it's more than en... Read more

Learning: Step 4

Sunday, August 02, 2009      4 comments

One of the things that weekly magazines and diet manuals don't teach very much about are the waiting times. According to an article I reviewed recently, the weight just melts off if you stay on their plan(s). All you have to do is (?) eat a cert... Read more

Learning: Step 3

Saturday, August 01, 2009      5 comments

Now that I have the basics down, I need to set a standard routine. How many calories, what kind of and how much exercise, how much sleep, frequency of weigh-ins, and contact with support groups are all going to be balanced.....around my life. I ... Read more

Learning: Step 2

Friday, July 31, 2009      5 comments

Now that I have a basic foundation to work with I think I need to figure out what I want to change. I've pretty much passed the age of thinking "He'd love me if I were pretty". Having a significant other as wonderful as my love has really starte... Read more

Learning : Step 1

Thursday, July 30, 2009      5 comments

Okay....I did a lot of browsing and throughout the internet and our own SP I see again and again that you can't get to where you're going unless you know where you've been. It's only through self awareness that we can get to the plan. I come ... Read more

Learning "intro"

Wednesday, July 29, 2009      7 comments

I started exploring some on the SP site today. There is so much information to grasp that I'm almost overwhelmed. So.....I'm going to take a few days to collect information and try to organize it so that it will start making sence to me. I need ... Read more


Monday, July 27, 2009      2 comments

Dave Stone pastors Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, Kentucky. The last time I checked, the congregation is over 10,000 strong. Now this preacher has a young son who loves baseball and they took a road trip to a professional game in Pitt... Read more


Sunday, July 26, 2009      9 comments

I woke up last night thinking about an old Twilight Zone program called Invisible. Not sure why it was on my mind, but being so involved with SP on a daily basis...I naturally look at everything in light of what I'm currently doing. The main c... Read more

Sand Castles

Saturday, July 25, 2009      4 comments

In the New Testament, Jesus uses a parable about house foundations that really pertains to Sparkpeople. A foolish man builds his house upon the sand. A weak foundation. No roots, no planning. Natural disasters happen and the house collapses. ... Read more

Does it matter?

Thursday, July 23, 2009      3 comments

I saw a notice on my e-mail today that threw me a bit When I was a young girl, normal sized and very active in all sorts of activities, a young man asked me out. He had just joined the Navy and was leaving for San Francisco. In the 70's that w... Read more

Saved by Grace

Monday, July 20, 2009      2 comments

Doug Leigh grew up in the county seat of Brown County, Indiana. Brownstown was proud to claim 25 cars total and no need for a stoplight. There were 3 main attractions during the year for the town folk. There was the Jackson County Fair that held... Read more

Scarlet Sage

Sunday, July 19, 2009      3 comments

I stopped to talk with a dear friend at church today and she shared a most amusing story with me. Replying to the question "What have you been doing lately" I told her about the gardening I'd done and asked if she enjoyed flowers. She laughed as... Read more


Sunday, July 12, 2009      5 comments

Okay, so I'm supposed to write about some goal that has given me trouble. I'm wracking my brains trying to come up with something that would make sense. Eating habits and exercise are not a problem. Just do it. Living a healthy lifestyle is a ch... Read more

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