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6 Whole Grains for Weight Loss - SOPHIE PACHELLA
Monday, March 17, 2008      2 comments

All grains start life as whole grains, meaning that they haven't had their bran and germ removed which makes them better sources of fiber. Among many health benefits, a high-fiber diet also tends to make a meal feel more filling, which helps whe... Read more
One Foot In Front of the Other
Monday, March 17, 2008      4 comments

Okay, so here's the deal. I swore to myself that I would not join anymore challenges! I have way too many variables in the mix over which I have no control (read my SparkPage if you'd like more details on this). The commitment to lose weight is ... Read more
...And a Partridge in a Pear Tree!
Friday, March 14, 2008      7 comments

This was posted on one of my team threads. I thought it was waaayyyy too funny to leave there. Read on and have some fun for yourself! (Thanks for sharing, Cookie!) ****************************
****** Here are some weight comparison... Read more
Scales Of Justice
Monday, March 10, 2008      1 comments

This was written by my friend Isabel. It sums up everything I believe about the scale and weight as a number, in general. It's also about perspective and finally being on your own 'side'. This is what makes us "SPARK" people.... and if you're th... Read more
John 7:40-53
Saturday, March 08, 2008      3 comments

"Some in the crowd who heard these words of Jesus said, “This is truly the Prophet.” Others said, “This is the Christ.” But others said, “The Christ will not come from Galilee, will he? Does not Scripture say that the Christ will be ... Read more
Wisdom 2:1, 12-24
Friday, March 07, 2008      0 comments

"The wicked said among themselves, thinking not aright: Let us beset the just one, because he is obnoxious to us; he sets himself against our doings, Reproaches us for transgressions of the law and charges us with violations of our train... Read more
2X4s - However They Manifest Themselves
Friday, March 07, 2008      3 comments

Five things for which I am grateful this day: 1. Reality checks - however they manifest themselves - even if they sometimes hit me like a 2X4 up-side my head. 2. Words of kindness from a friend - however they manifest themselves - eve... Read more
"Peek-A-Boo! I See You!"
Sunday, March 02, 2008      3 comments

Five things for which I am grateful this day: 1. My body - all my life my body has made sure I eat properly - no junk whatsoever - and I've been reminded all over again today. I've been eating SUPER CLEAN for the past two months, but Friday... Read more
The Utimate Love Letter
Saturday, March 01, 2008      2 comments

This is courtesy of www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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al.asp?blog_id=1026639 It is my prayer that this message, and the love it conveys, will be known by many more hearts just that much quicker. Th... Read more
The difference between 'try' and 'triumph'...
Saturday, March 01, 2008      1 comments

...have you got it? You must have!!!! The difference between 'try' and 'triumph' is a just a little 'umph'! My mantra for March - shamelessly stolen from my friend, Maria (thank you, Maria!) Five things for which I am grateful today: 1... Read more
Reasons to 'not cut'
Sunday, February 24, 2008      3 comments

I figured since I posted my perspective on plastic surgery, I would include this as well... seems like really good advice. My thanks to WOTSHEWROTE for her research. Check out her SparkPage and blog. She's a really remarkable woman, accomlishing... Read more
To Cut , or Not To Cut....
Saturday, January 19, 2008      3 comments

Wow. This is a big one. I do think there are two issues here: - 'cosmetic' for the sake of fixing a perceived flaw (nose is too big, breasts are too small, too many wrinkles as one ages, getting rid of loose skin just to look better,... Read more
SparkPeople Fitness Personality Profiler
Wednesday, January 16, 2008      0 comments

Social Scene Exerciser: You are a people person! You get energy from the people around you and exercise is a fun way to share and catch up with friends. Team sports also give you a way to push yourself in friendly competition with oth... Read more
Self-love is the only weight-loss aid that really works in the long run.
Sunday, January 13, 2008      0 comments

Self-love is the only weight-loss aid that really works in the long run. - Jenny Craig, diet guru Battle scars from the Diet War Like Martha Graham, who said that "The body is a sacred garment. It's your first and last garment; it i... Read more
Things to Read When I'm Discouraged
Saturday, January 12, 2008      0 comments

"Even if we stumble and fall, we are NOT failures at walking." "You should feel good that you tried to seek out support rather than a second helping." "The thing about this process that is amazing is... as you go through this pro... Read more

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