8/13/10 Day 4
Feeling tired as all heck today. Hope the java kicks in soon, cause in 30 min. I have to hook up again with Leslie Sansone for my cardio and do some lowers with the exercise bands.
I am looking forward to my spa visit this morning, a birth... Read more
8/11/10 - Day 3
On vacation. Meeting up with everyone for breakfast at one of my very favorite family owned restaurants. In other words, if I choose not to indulge, I will be missing out on some really excellent unusual breakfast food made with the freshest o... Read more
Day 2 - Sweet success...
Daily Calories: 1,435
Cardio: Stationery Bike, 25 min. = 8.5 miles
So proud of me that I made DH delay vacation drive departure time so that I could get my cardio in. Ate within my spark daily calorie range, 1200-1550 c... Read more
I can't go on like this, eating everything that isn't nailed down. I am out of control. Today, I get honest with myself. Where is the other me, the one who cares about herself? I must stop the bleeding, NOW.
"One of th... Read more
The Power of One
I ran across this and wanted to share it with you. It speaks volumes.
The Power Of One - Author Unknown
One SONG can spark a moment
One FLOWER can wake the dream
One TREE can start a forest
One BIRD can herald spring
One SMILE... Read more
First harvest from my teensy garden!
My dearest spark friend suggested I create a diary of pictures of my garden. This is my attempt....don't really know what to expect. Apologies...I don't know how to size 2 photos and run them on the same row. but for a novice this is my best e... Read more
Could be a little green thumb in the gene pool somewhere....
I love flower gardens. Their splash of color always lifts my spirits, as does all the support and encouragement I get from you...
Today, I count you among my blessings. Thank you!
To share with you, flowers from this year's garden..... Read more
Pitter pattering in the rain
I awake to the rhythmic sound of the rain dancing on the roof. I am not excited about walking today. I fire up Spark and I read JohnJ1s blog. I am inspired by the challenges he overcame, as I recall my own pain, from a few years past. But unl... Read more
So moving is the essence of Spring. Everywhere I look, I see new growth. Buds are now on the trees. I marvel at the yield from my Fall planting: a splendid display of brilliant yellows, bold purples, and bright whites. Today, the sky is b... Read more
Local authorities seize scale! Onlookers shocked...
Concerned neighbors notified the local authorities after a woman’s bizarre behavior disturbs peaceful neighborhood. Upon reaching the scene, they found a woman who was repeatedly issuing bludgeoning blows to destroy her scale, screaming expleti... Read more
Exercise really does improve mood!
Feeling down, I forced myself to walk the dog a couple of miles. Three quarters of the way through, I noticed I really wasn't feeling much better, even though I was reminding myself that life is not so bad. Once home, I went about the day's ac... Read more
a new day....
taken from another member's spark page. It's a terrific quote, worth sharing.
"finish each day and be done with it. you have done what you could. some blunders and some absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can. tomorrow is... Read more
Day takes a nosedive....
My day started out fantastic. Slipped my exercise DVD in the computer, and 2 minutes into it, the laptop died. As hard as it is to get going, a cruel turn of events. From that point on, the day took on a life of its own. All plans went awry ... Read more
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I can do it!
I can do it.....lose 20# in two months. I have done it before, so I am experienced, and know how. I need to do this for me. It is so important to my health, and given my family history, I must do this for myself. It is not good enough to eat... Read more