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Walk This Way
7/24/2014 9:06:21 AM,
Spark featured an article called "9 Ways To Walk 10,000 Steps Per Day" which I found interesting and motivation.
With all of the health issues...
Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow
7/24/2014 7:52:40 AM,
I am still attempting to keep at least a small portion of my program intact during mom's illness. Each day has had its hurdles. Relatives and friend...
Choice, Chance, Change
7/24/2014 5:47:36 AM,
It all starts with making a choice.
Decide what has to change.
Take the chance!
Put forth the effort to become something better!
7/24/2014 12:41:17 AM,
Nothing to do but to do it...
7/24/2014 12:13:20 AM,
" Mostly, it is human to dislike surprises -
often with great intensity.
Be open to new ways ;
sometimes newness just knocks on your door ;
Back To The Drawing Board
7/23/2014 11:01:14 PM,
Call organization for status of my guide dog - which I submitted in March. After checking their records, I was informed my application never received...
Another busy day
7/23/2014 9:56:38 PM,
We had to run a few errands today. Dad had a couple of bills to pay. Plus he went to see his chiropractor. His back was bothering him last night so he...
7/23/2014 7:39:07 PM,
2 more work days. my mom and sister are coming up with this weekend - so much fun. i just have to clean...
Vacation Day 72/90 - What Else Could Go Wrong?
7/23/2014 6:26:57 PM,
So today was our move day to Salt Lake City.
TC went to move the truck...and it wouldn't start! Apparently he had left the keys in the vehicle...
A Smooth Sea Never Made a Skillful Sailor
7/23/2014 6:25:01 PM,
In July I took a detour that I didn't intend on. But, I assure you it IS a detour and not a dead-end street. On the fourth of July I reached a m...
7/23/2014 4:01:47 PM,
I opened up iPhoto today as I was looking for a particular photo. Never found the one I was looking for, but surprised when I saw a picture of myself...
Camping at Gilson Pond
7/23/2014 6:05:28 AM,
I found the most beautiful place to camp, and it is on my favorite mountain, Mt. Monadnock!
We camped on Sunday and Monday nights. The campgro...
7/23/2014 1:05:13 AM,
" The greatest discovery of any generation
is that a human being
can alter his life by
altering his attitude."
- William James
7/22/2014 10:16:17 PM,
I'm a bit sore. I got to do my exercises today. I just hurt in the hips but its the good kind of sore though.
Lost 3 pounds while we were on vaca...
Ramblings of Tuesday 7/22/2014
7/22/2014 8:22:29 PM,
Watching the number get smaller on the scale is one thing but finding that things that fit in the past but then became to tight only to find they now...
7/22/2014 7:23:42 PM,
I've had a bad month - health wise and other wise 46
Looking forward to coming back to Spark, getting on track, and maybe even getting life bac...
Note to self
7/22/2014 7:15:29 PM,
Things to work on
-track at least 30 minutes of exercise not including am-pm stretches
-update Nutrition tracker regularly
-keep Health calend...
7/22/2014 7:09:40 PM,
was mentally occupied today so the day went by fast. we were not busy all day, but my mind was occupied so the day flew by....
Vacation Day 71/90 - Last Hike in Moab
7/22/2014 3:40:14 PM,
We have enjoyed our time here; we are 10 minutes outside of Arches National Park and about an hour away from Canyonlands National Park. We have hiked...
7/22/2014 1:37:19 PM,
My son and his wife both passed their medical board exams.
We just found out 5 minutes ago.
Congrats Dr. Mom and Dr. Dad!
To my fellow Firecrackers: I'm back!
7/22/2014 1:37:18 PM,
Dear Firecrackers: As you know, my husband and I went sailing up along Lake Huron and into Canada for almost a whole month! When I left, I thought I...
Nearing the 30 Pound Mark
7/22/2014 1:07:51 PM,
I was pleasantly surprised today to see that I am half of the way from the 25 to 30 pound mark. I look forward to that mark as I have not reached it b...
Whole30: 11 down
7/22/2014 10:12:11 AM,
This morning's scenario: my dog and I are sitting outside enjoying the shade and a slight breeze; the morning newspaper; coffee; short walk done. As...
Why I'm Sad
7/22/2014 8:38:48 AM,
I will begin with a little background information. Until last September, my mom had been living with my husband and me. She came to live with us aft...
3+ accomplishments I am proud of today
7/22/2014 12:47:58 AM,
1. I walked 12,816 steps throughout the course of my day. (That's 6.25 miles.)
2. I got most of the dishes done at home. (I was really behind.) This...
7/22/2014 12:25:09 AM,
" Better keep yourself
clean and bright ;
you are the window
you must see the world."
- George Bernard Sh...
The Power of the Board
7/22/2014 12:11:38 AM,
I enjoy racking up spark points! I enjoy sending spark goodies to other sparksters. It's all fun, and it keeps the motivation going! I noticed (abo...
7/21/2014 11:13:38 PM,
I just can't seem to lose anymore weight. Actually I am gaining weight. It is becoming very depressing....
Made it home safe and sound
7/21/2014 10:37:47 PM,
Dad and I have been home for a little over 5 hours now. Spent half an hour this morning packing the vehicle while we were up there and another hour of...
7/21/2014 8:48:45 PM,
At work their were coupons for asmoothie place. not bad, but i would not go back. they also give you a shot of aloe juice amd am herbal tea when you g...
7/21/2014 7:33:57 PM,
So I'm feeling very motivated, and toddle off to the gym for a workout. I get on one of the gym's new Matrix elliptical machines. Five minutes into...
7/21/2014 1:31:38 PM,
This has been a good round for me, I've lost weight-10 since Jan, I like my team the geckos, and I've increased my exercise.
There is a long break...
More Frustration - Frustration Won - But in the end I won!
7/21/2014 12:54:39 PM,
It was an extremely frustrating weekend for me. The new range is still causing problems off and on (a new one to install has been ordered). To add to...
7/21/2014 11:50:33 AM,
First let me just say that I am not doing this blog, because I want pity I really just need to vent! I am overweight and have been most of my life, bu...
214 Days Until We Get Married
7/21/2014 8:39:00 AM,
214 Days until we get married, can't wait......
I downloaded this app on my Android device called "Final Countdown".
I told my fiancÚ we nee...
7/21/2014 12:38:18 AM,
" You can not find happiness by chasing after it.
Happiness comes from doing what you love to do,
and from being who you truly are."
7/20/2014 10:09:40 PM,
I hope everyone had a blessed day...
Last day in Minnesota
7/20/2014 9:33:14 PM,
Today is our last day in Minnesota. It was somewhat of a busy day. Went walking at an outlet mall and swam with my family. But I was fighting a headac...
Sunday, a new beginning
7/20/2014 3:48:40 PM,
My depression is better today and I feel like making a plan. So, I have simplified my goals once again.
I changed my goal to losing 17 lbs....
Three recent accomplishments that I am proud of
7/20/2014 3:43:58 PM,
SparkCoach suggested that I do this to help with the times that I get down on myself.
1. I got a better paying job this month.
2. I made it to...
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