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A shorty tonight~
4/24/2014 2:57:49 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I was quite busy today and I am sure I would have plenty to say if I could think about it clearly. Some days are like that and it makes up for my chat...  Read more


Favorite Hike
4/24/2014 1:29:12 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I thought I would share some pictures of my favorite hiking trail. It's called the Cross-trails and it runs along the base of the mountains here on t...  Read more


Love Your Body
4/24/2014 12:07:02 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Exsercise because you love your body, not because you want to punish it....  Read more


4/23/2014 10:02:46 PM,  1 COMMENTS

we ordered an electric grill from a reputable online store and it arrived damaged. so we had a healthy meal plan for tonight so on to plan B. Dh is...  Read more


New Challenge: C25K with Calling all Canadians
4/23/2014 8:33:45 PM,  3 COMMENTS

So, I got a sparkmail last week regarding a couch to 5K challenge the Calling All Canadians team was doing. Obviously, joining was optional. I o...  Read more


day 237
4/23/2014 4:57:50 PM,  1 COMMENTS

not to much to speak about...met goals...early dinner shower and off to and lights out......good day....and good night ;-)...  Read more


a sunny spring day
4/23/2014 4:31:53 PM,  7 COMMENTS

a day to get some stuff sorted out and to get outdoors. now i am relaxing after what turned out to be a very stressful day for me. my daughter sends h...  Read more


How long does it take to change a habit? some say 21 days--depends on the habit!
4/23/2014 2:58:47 PM,  10 COMMENTS

"Making Habits, Breaking Habits: Why We Do Things, Why We Don’t, and How to Make Any Change Stick" by Jeremy Dean "In a study carried out at Univers...  Read more


Cleaned up Programs/Goals
4/23/2014 1:38:19 PM,  1 COMMENTS

These were on my page for the longest time. Decided to clean up my page, but didn't want to lose what I used to have: =============================...  Read more


Pool exercise classes have become a habit for me!
4/23/2014 12:37:34 PM,  13 COMMENTS

I always knew water exercises were best or me. Finally it has become a habit and if I don't go, I miss it. I never thought this would happen for me....  Read more


oops! sorry : ( negative reviews on amazing arms!!!!!
4/23/2014 12:18:42 PM,  4 COMMENTS
/ oh well--if it seems too good to be true, it is probably too good to be true!...  Read more


My new audio book on Habits
4/23/2014 11:53:19 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Of course I want to know the magic key to changing the habits that are keeping me obese. I have listened only to the first CD. It explains scien...  Read more


Hashbrown Breakfast Casserole
4/23/2014 10:30:32 AM,  10 COMMENTS

Hello Sparkfamily! Who likes hashbrowns raise your hands? Well then, take a peek at this! Ingredients~ 2- 12 ounce bags frozen, shredded has...  Read more


Fashion solution for flabby arms!
4/23/2014 6:28:22 AM,  19 COMMENTS (fixed link) The only problem is I would want to wear sleeveless things to be cooler. Covering the...  Read more


When the Optifast Ends
4/22/2014 10:29:12 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Well I am getting closer to my goal and I should be in the maintenance part of the program soon. Its time to start thinking about what my lifestyle s...  Read more


No drugs or supplements
4/22/2014 10:20:20 PM,  7 COMMENTS

i met with the RN today to go over my bio numbers. She knows me and that i hate pills and taking artificial chemicals in the name of health. normally...  Read more


Ok...I gotta brag!
4/22/2014 9:53:08 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Last week I struggled with the 5 kilo weight plus ez bar bicep lifts. I could only manage one set of 21 total reps - 14 half lifts if that makes sens...  Read more


4/22/2014 8:12:57 PM,  11 COMMENTS

i'm back after a much needed break. one more final exam to go this friday afternoon and then my semester is fully done. i now have all of the stuff fr...  Read more


day 236
4/22/2014 7:51:51 PM,  1 COMMENTS

wow my friend from middle school did make it to ny....however she landed in our local hospital...thought she was having a heart a tack....nope thanks...  Read more


Spring 5% challenge - week 2 recap
4/22/2014 7:05:29 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Stayed in Calorie range - 6 of 7 days. As a result I lost 2 pounds! 334 244 Miracle considering all of the fiber I've been eating. Amazin...  Read more


Tuesday, its quite windy & dusty out!
4/22/2014 4:57:20 PM,  11 COMMENTS

No outdoor walking for me then. Not more than a month ago we had a dusty time of it and I wasn't careful enough to avoid the dust and I felt like I wa...  Read more


4/22/2014 3:06:47 PM,  5 COMMENTS

"Growth, in some curious way, I suspect, depends on being always in motion just a little bit, one way or another." ~ Norman Mailer...  Read more


A1C 6.2
4/22/2014 2:40:12 PM,  6 COMMENTS

OK, my A1C just came in at 6.2. A little over reference range, but I'll live. The last test I had in Jan was 5.9. Since I've just ordered Ca...  Read more


Finally…a Response
4/22/2014 1:20:32 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Yesterday we got some cool news. We're being considered as a possible match for some kids for adoption. They sent us additional info and wanted to kn...  Read more


Liver And Onions~Yum, Yum!
4/22/2014 12:54:59 PM,  15 COMMENTS

Hello Sparkfamily! I am going to fill our home with the smell of liver and onions this evening! Come join me! Take a peek at this! Ingredients...  Read more


Monday evening its cooler~
4/22/2014 2:46:02 AM,  6 COMMENTS

It was round 93 degrees today and I got in just over 16,000 steps which I didn't expect but Brava to me. I'm back to my full exercise which is a reli...  Read more


I forgot to introduce.....
4/21/2014 10:16:59 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Buddy! (And my daughter.) I'm taking care of him for a few days while his family camp over the Easter holidays. He's a dear little birdie.....  Read more


chasing rugrats
4/21/2014 8:51:15 PM,  7 COMMENTS

this was my exercise on saturday and sunday. i just don't know how to track it. My nieces/younger cousins run everywhere. i mostly walked but had to j...  Read more


And back at it!
4/21/2014 8:42:07 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Back at the gym after the four-day Easter break. Actually just realised it was five days I was away. Thursday just wasn't happenin'. My muscles...  Read more


day 235
4/21/2014 3:57:46 PM,  2 COMMENTS

well i got a blast from the past a school friend is in town....slept again thru the night YEA!!!...not as focused on spark ....but i am meeting my goa...  Read more


After a litle research on ATP production...
4/21/2014 3:09:48 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Ah ha! The naturopath had prescribed ubiquiquinol (spelling?). I think that is what she prescribed for the ATP cycle problem! And I will learn...  Read more


Weight to volume calculator!
4/21/2014 2:10:23 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Often I look up a food to find I want to use a teaspoon and the nutritional tracker is in grams! The following weight to volume calculator com...  Read more


Homemade fresh ginger tea saved me last night
4/21/2014 1:38:01 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I had trouble sleeping and felt like I needed to do something with my hands. I don't have a lot of menu choices in the house which I think is helping....  Read more


Easter weekend update
4/21/2014 1:13:42 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Well, I would call this past weekend a success overall! Friday night was dinner and fun at a friends. I had a little too much wine, but not as mu...  Read more


Quick And Easy BBQ Chicken
4/21/2014 11:55:09 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Hello Sparkfamily! I am flar'in up the oven tonight for some good ol' BBQ chicken! Take a look! Ingredients~ Chicken Breasts (as many as...  Read more


ATP, Krebs Cycle, making energy in the cells, missing enzymes
4/21/2014 8:04:59 AM,  9 COMMENTS
termediates/ Having had fatigue all my life, I am always looking for answers. A naturopa...  Read more


Pictures of Spring flowers~
4/21/2014 12:52:06 AM,  16 COMMENTS

A couple are slightly unclear it seems but you can see the colours and types of desert flowers we have. These were taken a few weeks ago but I'm getti...  Read more


the heart of struggle
4/20/2014 11:34:06 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Before I get added to the heart transplant list I will need to have lost 125lbs. Because my heart condition affects my tolerance for exercise and acti...  Read more


Beef Stew
4/20/2014 11:11:02 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Hello Sparkfamily! I hope all of you had a blessed Easter! Here is what I will be cook'in tomorrow! Take a look! Ingredients~ 2 lb. beef...  Read more


Happy Sunday of Resurrection
4/20/2014 7:58:07 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I have time to start an entry and to sit down for a little bit! I may make this a rest day from walking but I do enjoy my walking and yoga. I don't pl...  Read more


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