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Wait until the weekend?

Saturday, August 08, 2009      6 comments

I'm a little confused sometimes when I hear people talk about restricting calories all week in order to have binge parties on the weekend. I almost fell into this pattern and then found Sparks and decided to take it daily instead of in spurts. I... Read more

Rage Appetite

Friday, August 07, 2009      3 comments

Now I know what it means to face the fact that I am probably a closet emotional eater. I'm furious over a co-workers' attitude and a situation at work...so today, at a birthday celebration I have eaten as much as I can chew. Did it stop the ange... Read more

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 today...new friends, hope, a... Read more

Plateau

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

visions

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

Invisible

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


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