Write Your Own Blogs

Have you posted your own blog? If not, learn blogging basics in the article "Using Your Blog at SparkPeople."

Learn About Blogging
See Popular Blogs

Blogs by Members of Olympia WA Spark

Return To the Team Olympia WA Spark

  • Eyes Up Shoulders Back...

    9/18/2017 2:51:09 PM, by TYMBERWOLFE

    I was thinking about how I watched a Ted Talk about how you hold yourself. If you walk around with your shoulder hunched and looking down at the ... Read more

  • Keep Going!

    9/16/2017 1:10:01 PM, by TYMBERWOLFE

    Good Morning! I let myself sleep in until 8am this morning . I needed it after a tough week! Thursday was the first day I went f... Read more

  • Getting Back To It!

    9/12/2017 12:43:33 PM, by TYMBERWOLFE

    I was up at 5am this morning. I was ready to go! Yesterday I ate well, went for a run, and accomplished a lot of homework. It really turned thing... Read more

  • Let It Go!

    9/11/2017 10:36:59 AM, by TYMBERWOLFE

    This week has been busy. Monday was full of homework and Tuesday busy sorting through boxes of old papers, notebooks, etc. Some of ... Read more

  • A fresh start for Fall

    9/5/2017 11:48:19 AM, by MAMAJGEO

    It's been far too long since I've been here. The summer was rough and my body shows it. I'm a stress eater. I know this, yet I turn to food every... Read more

  • Let's do this!

    9/4/2017 12:44:10 PM, by TYMBERWOLFE

    Well, it's Monday morning. A fresh start, right? The truth is any day or hour can be the first moment of your commitment or re-commitment to your... Read more

  • Bod Pod Reprise

    8/30/2017 6:56:06 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    Yesterday I went in for another Bod Pod. You may remember the last time I had lost 2 pounds of weight and 3 pounds of muscle. This time the fig... Read more

  • Day by Day...

    8/27/2017 3:05:20 PM, by TYMBERWOLFE

    Day by Day I am getting stronger! But, man oh man have I struggled every day to make that happen! My daughter has moved out and that has bee... Read more

  • Doing It My Way

    8/26/2017 11:22:49 AM, by PATTI_PAL1

    My exchange student is still with me and my anxiety is released. Syeda has turned out to be a good cook, and has been making some of her country... Read more

  • My Anxiety & Blood Pressure Are Way Up

    8/20/2017 9:11:04 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    Big day for me. I made the decision to re-house my exchange student. She's beautiful, smart, and wonderful. I'm not able to keep going with it, t... Read more

  • So Far, So Good

    8/13/2017 12:22:45 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    Yesterday, my exchange student and I exchanged questionnaires from the foundation that sent her about what we liked and disliked, rules of the ho... Read more

  • Return to the bike!

    8/13/2017 12:04:27 PM, by MAKULEWAHINE

    After a long string of very hot weather, for us, cooler days have inspired me to try to do a 60 mile bike ride at the end of this month. With onl... Read more

  • Work Hard Play Hard. You Can do This!

    8/13/2017 11:53:52 AM, by TYMBERWOLFE

    Well, I started training for a 5k! Total I have lost 40 pounds from my highest weight (I've always wanted to use that i... Read more

  • At the Airport

    8/12/2017 9:21:25 AM, by PATTI_PAL1

    ... Read more

  • Birthday Glow

    8/8/2017 9:29:25 AM, by PATTI_PAL1

    I'm still smiling. For not really "making plans" it well SO well. I walked with my friend (as usual) in the morning, and when I pulled into my ... Read more

  • Strength Training

    8/8/2017 2:02:01 AM, by GETTINGFITMOMMY

    I decided to start doing strength training again, i... Read more

  • Birthday

    8/7/2017 9:33:43 AM, by PATTI_PAL1

    Today is my 72nd birthday. I feel so grateful that I've been able to live this long, am pain free, have so many wonderful friends, enjoy my famil... Read more

  • Crash

    8/3/2017 10:44:33 AM, by PATTI_PAL1

    Yesterday, I crashed. I have a history of getting overwhelmed and going hyper then plunging into depression. It's happened twice since 1996, an... Read more

  • WOW!

    8/1/2017 2:22:42 PM, by TYMBERWOLFE

    I had a wonderful week at school. I am truly feeling positive about things to come! It was an exhausting class intensive with 10 hour days and I ... Read more

  • Leaving SPARK alone is not so easy!

    8/1/2017 8:14:52 AM, by PATTI_PAL1

    If you are coming to this blog cold, please read the one previously to see why I titled this. So, it's early on Tuesday morning, and I'm doi... Read more

  • Spark Break

    7/30/2017 5:27:59 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    The last few days have been very emotional for me. I knew they would be since yesterday was the anniversary of my husband's death in 2016. Howe... Read more

  • Prepare for Lift-Off

    7/27/2017 10:50:46 AM, by PATTI_PAL1

    It feels that way. Yesterday I got the flight information for my Exchange Student from Aspect Foundation. Syeda is coming to Seattle on August ... Read more

  • To the County Fair

    7/24/2017 9:43:25 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    I've had this day on my calendar for at least a month. Today was the day to submit the handmade items for the Thurston County Fair. Last year I... Read more

  • Painting Party

    7/21/2017 10:06:30 AM, by PATTI_PAL1

    Our wooden fence needs painted. The Masons bought paint the right color in October when they did a Work Party at my house in ,memory of my husban... Read more

  • Moving On

    7/19/2017 9:52:15 AM, by PATTI_PAL1

    Yesterday was a wonderful day. I started out with my computer, knitting, and CD player to walk to the Senior Center. On Tuesday mornings they hav... Read more

  • Revise & Revisit

    7/18/2017 10:57:12 AM, by PATTI_PAL1

    I didn't "edit" yesterday's post because this takes it's own blog. The Bod Pod was a mixture of good news and bad news. Or maybe just a "pat on... Read more

  • Bod Pod Today

    7/17/2017 9:03:53 AM, by PATTI_PAL1

    I'm back in Personal Training and now it's time to find out how I did when my trainer was recovering from his surgery. This afternoon I'll go to... Read more

  • Nervous...

    7/15/2017 4:27:46 PM, by TYMBERWOLFE

    This week I did not register a weight loss to speak of. I did stay on my diet plan but spent too much time sitting to study. This w... Read more

  • Glad for the Extra Energy

    7/15/2017 12:49:36 AM, by PATTI_PAL1

    Wow! What a day! My great-granddaughter spent the night with me. We had a great time painting rocks. It was time to take her home. We were i... Read more

  • Goal Weight

    7/11/2017 10:15:38 AM, by PATTI_PAL1

    Those of you who have been reading my blogs for awhile will remember that I'm on a program at Ft. Lewis and my goal of the last year has been to ... Read more

  • Change of Plans

    7/9/2017 9:24:46 AM, by PATTI_PAL1

    How do you manage when something you plan for doesn't work out? I'm contemplating talking to a friend about our Friday. We were planning this t... Read more

  • Focused on the Future

    7/2/2017 4:15:09 PM, by TYMBERWOLFE

    It has been awhile since I blogged. I have been dealing with a lot of issues since then. For one, I have been dealing with a back injury from wor... Read more

  • Giving

    6/29/2017 8:58:51 AM, by PATTI_PAL1

    Yesterday, I blogged about the CSA my friend gave me. There was too much of some of the vegetables for me to use this week, and some that I have... Read more

  • CSA

    6/28/2017 7:17:58 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    A friend of mine is on vacation and she offered me her CSA box for this week. (CSA is the term used for a portion of the local vegetables...I do... Read more

  • CSA

    6/28/2017 7:17:57 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    A friend of mine is on vacation and she offered me her CSA box for this week. (CSA is the term used for a portion of the local vegetables...I do... Read more

  • Going to the Mosque to End Ramaden

    6/25/2017 9:20:51 AM, by PATTI_PAL1

    I think Spark has helped me become more adventuresome. Without the orderliness of doing Spark every day, I probably wouldn't have thought of ope... Read more

  • Vegan Books

    6/20/2017 2:36:47 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    I found the book "Veganize It!" at my local library and I'm fascinated with the concept. This book is published 2017. So, I ordered my own pers... Read more

  • Going It Alone...Not Really

    6/19/2017 4:02:00 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    Braden has been my Personal Trainer for over 3 years. It started out with back pain, excruciating back pain that came without warning or apparen... Read more

  • How to Coach

    6/14/2017 9:39:50 AM, by PATTI_PAL1

    I don't know how to tell you all what is on my heart this morning, so I'll just ask for your help and concern and prayers. My youngest daughter ... Read more

  • Victorian Luncheon Wrap-up

    6/11/2017 11:46:46 AM, by PATTI_PAL1

    I'm a whole week behind on this...and a big project to sew before going to a party for two of my great-grands, so I'll just show you the dress. ... Read more

Page 1 of 20:
1
2
3