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Case of the disappearing Spark-ette

Sunday, July 20, 2014      20 comments

Thank you to everyone who sent me a SparkMail or posted a comment on my Spark page to check in on me. Please know that I really, truly appreciate it, and I'm sorry I didn't get back to you sooner. For the past few months, work has been a s... Read more

Made it to the gym today

Thursday, May 01, 2014      16 comments

Thank you SparkFriends. Your encouragement really helped. I finally went back to the gym today and did a 35-minute walk on the treadmill. When I'm ready, I'll add strength training back into the mix. I'm going to take it one day at a tim... Read more

Time to ask for help

Thursday, April 24, 2014      26 comments

My training sessions at the gym came to an end 3 weeks ago. When I began training, it was my goal to continue exercising on my own when this day came, but instead I find that I'm struggling with it. It was much easier having someone push m... Read more

SparkPeople Motivator - Thank you !!!

Friday, March 14, 2014      25 comments

Thank you to EVERYONE who voted to designate me as a SparkPeople motivator. I could hug you all ! This is a great gift and I truly appreciate it. Thank you ! Thank you for your kind words, inspiration, stories, compassion and encouragemen... Read more

Today at the gym

Saturday, March 08, 2014      17 comments

Usually, my trainer demonstrates each exercise, steps back and counts the reps as I do them. Today, he did all the exercises with me. It was fun working out side by side, him with 60-lbs barbells and me with a 40-pounder. It felt pretty cool. Ma... Read more


Tuesday, March 04, 2014      10 comments

Had a long stressful day at work, finishing an iPhone app prototype for a demo, working through network issues AND getting a last-minute request from my boss to start (and therefore, learn) his presentation, in case he didn't make it back from l... Read more

New fitness goal

Saturday, March 01, 2014      6 comments

By the end of April, I would like to learn how to swim without a kick-board, flippers or any flotation devices. That'd be pretty neat ! Maybe there's a beginners program in my area. Google, here I come ! Read more

65+ lbs down

Friday, February 28, 2014      20 comments

LBS LOST -> REWARDS emoticon =========================== 30 - new clothes - done 35 - new gym shoes ... Read more


Tuesday, February 25, 2014      12 comments

Once upon a time, a friend invited me to her place for lunch. Although I told her we could just skip lunch and hang out, she insisted on eating together. Sure, alright, why not ? When lunch time rolled around, my friend instructed me to... Read more


Monday, February 24, 2014      11 comments

Once upon a time, I joined a choir and it was wonderful except for one thing - I couldn't - and still can't - read a single musical note. I love to sing - I've been in choirs since childhood, but I've never learnt to read a musical sco... Read more

Quick blog

Wednesday, February 19, 2014      9 comments

Hello SparkVille. I hope you are all doing well. I'm sorry I've been away for a while. Things are good over here, I've just been adjusting to some changes at work. A new director was hired and teams were re-shuffled (everyone kept their... Read more

Things my trainer says

Sunday, February 02, 2014      20 comments

On stubborn belly fat: "I can tone your arms and legs and back, no problem. But the abs ... Those bad boys are made in the kitchen. You gotta to watch what you eat. That's it." On regaining some weight, following a more active social l... Read more

Changing my mind

Sunday, February 02, 2014      12 comments

A lot of things have changed for me in the last few years. I moved to a new country, learned to drive, bought a car, lost most of weight that I've been carrying around for years, opened up to some really good people, gained back a bit of confide... Read more

Sneaky Veggies: This Week

Monday, January 06, 2014      4 comments

This week: Salmon Cakes with Carrots My review: *** 3 stars. It's alright, but next time, I'll add sweet potatoes to the mix - they make everything taste muc... Read more


Monday, January 06, 2014      7 comments

**** Just writing this for me. Nothing to do with weight loss. Just Trying to clear my head **** Been having a bit of a rocky day, emotionally-speaking. Root cause: Boy Trouble. Le sigh. Having been single for almost ... Read more

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