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Learning the word "exercise"

Monday, June 16, 2014      4 comments

With starting a spark streak and exercising daily - I've been working in exercises however/wherever I can. This weekend - while spending time with my fiances family I took advantage of the pool we have access to each weekend at his grandparents.... Read more

I'll show you mine if you show me yours!

Friday, June 13, 2014      7 comments

A few days ago, I recommitted myself to a bigger health and fitness goal that I've done about once a year on my spark journey to respark my weight loss, enthusiasm and drive. I committed to two weeks of not drinking, never eating restaurant food... Read more

The Inspiration We Find In Others

Wednesday, April 23, 2014      4 comments

A friend posted this story to her Facebook wall recently. I find a great deal of inspiration in it...and thought others would to. So here's to you "Cuppy" - your mom would be so proud. "Hello everyone! This is VERY LONG but I wanted to shar... Read more

It's got to be about more than food or weight...

Tuesday, April 09, 2013      3 comments

While visiting my sister in NYC - I got to meet many of her friends. A wonderful group of people from different races, genders, walks of life, sexual orientations, you name it - they really helped me think. Along with meeting these fantasti... Read more

To think I would have missed...

Friday, March 08, 2013      1 comments

Today I had one of my wonderful moments where I tried a new brand of a food, or a new food or just a healthier alternative to an everyday food and could only think MmmmMmmmMmmm! Spark people, their forums and my healthier lifestyle has lead... Read more

Unphotogenic? Unattractive? Or just plain Unhappy?

Thursday, February 28, 2013      2 comments

When I was a small girl I took some amazingly beautiful photographs. People would rave about my smile, always compliment my style and were amazed at some of the photographs taken of me. One specific photo when I was about 12 sticks out in my min... Read more

Family Ties

Tuesday, February 19, 2013      0 comments

In the past few weeks I've got to see the affect that family truly can have on a persons health and wellness. Last week - my grandfather passed away after a long illness. While it was hard - I truly believe he is in a better place, and felt... Read more

A Healthy Heart Reminder For An Office Who Needs It!

Thursday, February 07, 2013      2 comments

Throughout the past week - I have watched so many of my office mates slide after a month of weight loss. (no wonder why we only did a month of biggest loser last year - apparently that's all some of us can take!) It seems like every day there is... Read more

Today - I'm Proud of ME!

Wednesday, February 06, 2013      3 comments

I've spent the first month of our Biggest Loser Challange at work really trying to be a team player - to encourage everyone, to cheer on the winners board each week, to really make it about being healthier rather than thinner. Today - I'm c... Read more


Monday, February 04, 2013      3 comments

Yesterday I cheated. It wasn't because I wanted food, or was just starving... It was because I needed to feel better. I pretty much announced after a conversation with my boyfriend that I wanted to eat my feelings...that I give up on my lif... Read more

The Mystery of Sparkpoints!

Thursday, January 31, 2013      4 comments

I try each day to get as many spark points as I can. I find that the more drive I have to get the points - the better I do in my health/fitness/nutrition goals. It makes sense - I'm tracking everything, reading articles, blogs, encouraging other... Read more

Water Consumption - How else is it helping me?

Wednesday, January 30, 2013      1 comments

I drink a lot of water to begin with - but thanks to Spark -I've focused on drinking at least 8 - 8oz glasses of water each day. While it's had me running for the restroom and flushing out my body - it's helped in some many other ways! Ther... Read more

Inspiration Found For The Day!

Monday, January 28, 2013      1 comments

Been listening to this all afternoon - getting energy for my workout when I get home and getting drive to do good every day! Love the motivation of good music!
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Putting Progress Into Perspective

Friday, January 25, 2013      0 comments

I have to admit it - the past few weeks have both been empowering and frustrating for me. Having the will power to get up at 5:15 AM multiple mornings to work out, working out twice a day, only breaking calories twice in 3 weeks - it is such a w... Read more

A Rock and a Hard Place

Thursday, January 24, 2013      0 comments

Two very important things in the last week are the inspiration for this blog. The first being my first few experinces with indoor Rock Climbing - and the other has to do with a blog written by another spark user. The rock climbing has been ... Read more

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