Some days the journey to fitness and health is nothing but rough going. Other days, it seems easy. Why is that so? If somebody could find the answer, she would be a genius and a millionaire.
When my journey was not going well, a spark fr... Read more
POSITIVELY SPEAKING...(or writing, really)
Yesterday, I had one of those rare days that was spent doing things that I enjoy, spending time with family, and on one of those spectacular Fall days. This morning, though I am physically tired, ... Read more
Day 69 - Happy Sunday! Blue laws?
I like Sundays. On Sundays, I like to remember my blessings and spend time with family and friends. I remember when Sundays were a quiet more restful kind of day for many, the days when blue laws were in effect. When I was a kid, they were bo... Read more
Sleepy and in dire need of my coffee this morning.
I am another day closer to completing my 100 days of accountability
My hip is feeling good
Oh, fo... Read more
Friday, yes, already! Another busy day. I will plan to insert some fun stuff in between the grit of work. And, I will make the dinner I had planned for yesterday that I didn't take the time to make.
I am so enjoying my... Read more
Somewhere I lost count of my 100 day journey. Today I make the journey "whole" again. Taking stock, that should mean making myself "whole" for the day, too. Toward that goal, I will balance many things: food and good nutrition, work and play... Read more
Day 64 Pondering positives....
I noticed that some Sparkers finish their day up with positives for the day. I can see the benefit of doing that, as a post reflection of gratitude. Yet, I usually start my day as a pre-reflection of my positives. For me, it helps me to get ... Read more
Day 63 - Is anyone really successful with WW 3 bite rule?
Yesterday, I read somewhere that WW has a 3 bite rule. I don't have the exact rule, but the gist of it, if I captured it correctly is based on diminishing returns...the first bite is really great, and by the 3rd bite you are satisfied.
Can... Read more
I am feeling a little unfocused this morning. It will do me well to set some intentions for my day. My hip is healing and I feel very encouraged. Yet, I think it is prudent for me to abstain from exercise for this next week.
DAY'S PLANS ... Read more
Calories really add up. Yesterday, was a cooking day. I found myself snitching a bit here and there as I prepared and served. Good thing I ate a light lunch and dinner. I was surprised I racked up over 1,400 calories for the day.
Frid... Read more
Busy cooking day ahead of me. My sis and I will prepare and deliver a meal for a family of a dear friend that passed. Cooking also for DS#3, who will be over to assemble a cabinet for us.
Eat a healthy 1,400 max calories (yep... Read more
DAY 59 - Reflections
Today is going to be one of those reflective days. One of my dearest spark friends reminds me that the journey is "on" always, and for the rest of our lives. It will not be over on this earth until we take our last breath.
In the days of... Read more
Yesterday's frustrating computer issues are over. Not because I am so smart, but rather, because I will leave the issues for an expert to solve. Read more
This morning I am feeling inspired. I hopped on a lot of sparkers blogs whose positives for their day just buoyed me up for the day. It's a great way to start a day.
POSITIVES FOR THE DAY
I got some sleep last night (thank you, ibuprofe... Read more
With physical exercise off the list, I am feeling like a part of me is missing. I know, hard to believe that this can be true. All I have done over the past couple of years, is complain how much I hate to exercise, blah, blah, blah. Now I wis... Read more
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