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So Much Drama - The Way Us Women Treat Each Other HAS to Change!
8/20/2014 10:13:02 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Have you ever seen the movie Mean Girls? It’s one of my favorites. Mostly for the plethora of quotes like, “On Wednesdays we wear pink!” or “So you...  Read more


OFFICIAL Exercise Challenge OFFICIALLY Completed... now LIFESTYLE Continues!
8/19/2014 6:26:11 PM,  14 COMMENTS

As she indicated, my Divine Miss O started her streak PROMPTLY on Monday! Today instead of using my rebounder, I tried...  Read more


Selective Amnesia
8/19/2014 11:31:37 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Yesterday, or more specifically last night, I went off the rails with my eating. The problem started because I was genuinely hungry later in th...  Read more


Day 10/100- 10 Days of Progress
8/19/2014 10:06:38 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Why is it that when times are tough we attack ourselves? I understand the need to look introspectively, and I often do, but the self attacking needs t...  Read more


No white knuckling it here.
8/18/2014 9:18:13 PM,  11 COMMENTS

I wrote the following January 27, 2010, You can read the rest here:
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My First Cooking Video: Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins
8/18/2014 8:47:27 PM,  3 COMMENTS

We learned a lot making this. We know it's long and are looking into ways to make the upcoming recipe demos shorter. Some things I learned from watchi...  Read more


Oh HOW I wish I lived in Missouri!!!
8/18/2014 6:33:44 PM,  10 COMMENTS

I would register in a heartbeat! Friday, September 26 – Sunday, September, 28 • Friday Night Social...  Read more


Day 9/100 "Back to Basics"
8/18/2014 6:11:46 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Over the last few days I have been conducting a little experiment. There were things that I enjoyed as a child that I no longer pursued as an adult. A...  Read more


Trigger Foods
8/18/2014 12:36:25 PM,  7 COMMENTS

In the Spark Coach program, today's community challenge is to blog about how today's personal challenge went. So, once again, you all are the victims...  Read more


This Weekend!!
8/18/2014 10:48:43 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Ok, so weekend did not go so well. I did my best to control what I was eating and drinking. Hard getting back on track but I'm proud of how I did....  Read more


Giving Birth...
8/17/2014 8:00:48 PM,  16 COMMENTS

... to the rest of my life! Right now I feel a lot like I did those last couple of weeks before the Divine Miss O was born. I just wanted her to...  Read more


Two Dozen Streakin' Days!
8/16/2014 12:43:24 AM,  17 COMMENTS

Before I begin today's accounting, a public service announcement: (it's okay... I'm Catholic... the Pope, Jedi Master... it's all the same...  Read more


Thought of the day 8.15.14
8/15/2014 7:21:13 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I have had some issues with my glutes and my hamstring as of late. For a long time i felt one of my glute muscles was a cable. Yes, quite uncomfortabl...  Read more


Three Compliments
8/15/2014 11:50:47 AM,  2 COMMENTS

So for my coaching today need to write three compliments about me. 1) my eyes. Always get compliments on them. They get me in and out of trouble...  Read more


Back to Reality!!
8/15/2014 10:29:25 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Ok, just starting back to Spark! Been gone a long time but have mostly maintained my lost until my stress and lifestyle changed!! Stress has had an...  Read more


Day 6/100 "Taking Time to Re-Focus"
8/15/2014 8:51:04 AM,  3 COMMENTS

This morning I find myself anxious and overwhelmed. With no particular reason as to why. The only thing that I can think of is that things at work hav...  Read more


Don't Count Your Trophies Before They Materialize
8/15/2014 12:33:34 AM,  16 COMMENTS

First, business as usual: Today was good day. I feel a sense of accomplishment. 530 I was up at 6:00 AM. 530...  Read more


Staying Connected through Tough Times
8/14/2014 3:07:03 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Staying Connected through Tough Times
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8/14/2014 11:02:16 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Good Morning my lovely spark friends. I didn't get to check in yesterday, on day 4, so I wanted to make sure I took a moment today. This wellness wal...  Read more


Day 22 of the Rest of My Life
8/13/2014 8:18:20 PM,  11 COMMENTS

First of all, THANK YOU to everyone who is reading daily. Your encouraging comments mean the world to me, and turn days like ye...  Read more


"14 THOUSAND pounds, kept off for almost 800 years!"
8/13/2014 9:47:17 AM,  5 COMMENTS

THIS required an entry all of its own! CHECK OUT: "14 THOUSAND pounds, kept off for almost 800 years!" www.sparkpeople...  Read more


A Dubious First...
8/12/2014 8:34:13 PM,  11 COMMENTS

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8/12/2014 7:47:30 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Gonna make this one brief! Good day so far 2 juices, 2 chickpea salads and a kombucha. Had a bit of coffee today to get through work. But overall...  Read more


FREE On-Line Event: The Evolution of Medicine Summit
8/12/2014 2:38:14 PM,  4 COMMENTS

INTRODUCING THE EVOLUTION OF MEDICINE SUMMIT, The Worlds Largest Medical Conference Completely FREE online September 8th -15th 2014. ...  Read more


Getting Over Cravings
8/12/2014 7:13:57 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Cravings fascinate me - why do some people have strong cravings for some things while not for others? Why do some things pull us more than others? Y...  Read more


You know that sort of day...
8/11/2014 7:04:44 PM,  18 COMMENTS

...when you come to the realization that a simple act of faith has become so much more? Or that other day, when you witness, in very real ways, h...  Read more


Day 2/100 days of Goodness
8/11/2014 6:36:51 PM,  1 COMMENTS

What an incredibly difficult day. (hmph...) Work was overwhelming. And if traffic wasn't so bad leaving downtown, I'd be fleeing the scene immediately...  Read more


Better Late Than Never?
8/11/2014 5:10:19 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I joined a great team awhile back that has had a HUGE impact on my process, and which is largely responsible for me taking off streaking this month: ...  Read more


Straight Forward Tips to Prepare for Your First 5K
8/11/2014 3:27:34 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Today’s guest blog is from personal trainer, Emily Bierbrauer. Her tips are perfect for a first timer, fun runner or serious 5K lover! I love to...  Read more


If it ain't broken...
8/11/2014 1:17:11 PM,  7 COMMENTS

...KEEP STREAKING!!! We had a GREAT weekend over here! In the interests of honouring the spirit of my streak, I flipped Saturday and Sunda...  Read more


3 Positive Things.......
8/11/2014 9:09:27 AM,  13 COMMENTS

As I mentioned in my last blog, I am currently doing the Spark Coach program (which, for the record, has been very helpful in getting my head back int...  Read more


100 Days of Goodness
8/10/2014 11:30:37 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I've decided to embark on somewhat of an atypical quest. This isn't about weight loss or muscle gains or trying to have an amazing body on the outside...  Read more


It's Friday... I Thank God!
8/8/2014 3:28:31 PM,  11 COMMENTS

...Because it's two and half weeks, and I'm still streaking! This was in my inbox today: "I think over again my small...  Read more


For my struggling SPARKling friends...
8/8/2014 11:53:43 AM,  21 COMMENTS

I'm sorry... I just had to share this. 334 I know that there are many SPARKlings carrying heavy burdens as they journey, and my heart and pr...  Read more


Riding the Roller Coaster
8/8/2014 12:44:19 AM,  12 COMMENTS

...another SPARKling said today that she had, "mixed feelings about this." Apparently I do, too. What I'...  Read more


Streakin'... Day 15: REWARDS!
8/7/2014 1:02:13 PM,  12 COMMENTS

Done (even thought the alarm didn't go off, lol)! Done (though it would have been easy not to)! ...and DONE (despite it bei...  Read more


2000 miles:)
8/7/2014 10:55:03 AM,  9 COMMENTS

Today I hit the 2000 mile mark! Three miles on the treadmill before teaching class:) Summer has been going so fast. I can't believe in two week...  Read more


Wow...What Happened...
8/6/2014 9:15:26 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Ok, I know what happened. I threw myself into my career and let myself go somewhat. 20lbs-somewhat. Here's the thing...when I joined Spark I was a sta...  Read more


Streaking vs. Lifestyle
8/5/2014 8:19:28 PM,  13 COMMENTS

Let's get this out of the way first: (I can't believe 2 weeks have already flown by!) I was up at 6:00 AM. I...  Read more


Twofer... plus...
8/4/2014 11:26:14 PM,  16 COMMENTS

Well, Saturday afternoon didn't happen 'as planned'... we got to the Farmer's market at 2:00 PM only to discover they close at 2:00 PM. Seriously? So...  Read more


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