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... my cats hid my spark tracker!
7/9/2014 10:57:07 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I woke up early this morning because I had a school paper to finish before class tonight and some work progress notes to do before I actually left for...  Read more


Let the Journey Begin
7/6/2014 8:50:51 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I have a solid menu planned for today and it's nice enough so I plan to take a walk. The local stores are close enough I can walk to them - though I r...  Read more


... and back.
7/4/2014 11:45:50 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Blah blah... fell of the diet wagon... blah blah... this time it will be different... Now that is out of the way. I really, really, want this to...  Read more


what could I do if I REALLY tried?
6/25/2014 9:11:15 AM,  11 COMMENTS

So I'm happy to report a loss again this week. Part of me, that devil on my shoulder, is trying to tell me it doesn't count. I've lost this weight bef...  Read more


Life is all about change, but I don't have to like it
6/14/2014 11:48:23 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Twenty years from now I will remember 2014 as "the year of change." I'll have to get back to you on whether or not that is a good thing. I am not...  Read more


What goes on inside Lisa's mind
6/6/2014 10:50:50 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Sometimes it's funny how the brain works; the connections and ramblings that go on. When I tell DH about my musings he looks at me like I'm crazy. I...  Read more


I can resist anything, except temptation and sugar cookies
5/27/2014 9:38:51 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I have had a horrible time with my eating the past few days. A long weekend, a couple of cookouts, and just being out of my usual schedule. I told mys...  Read more


Searching for motivation
5/25/2014 9:04:09 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I've been struggling for a while with my motivation. I started this journey for several reasons: I had some not so good blood work come back. ...  Read more


Spark Rally, April 26th, 2014 Florence, Kentucky
5/17/2014 8:59:15 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Florence, Kentucky Spark Rally, April 26, 2014 With gratitude for INDYGIRL (Beth) and HOOSIERGIRLINDY (Tina) for asking me to speak and t...  Read more


my body is amazing. So is yours.
5/13/2014 1:27:15 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I was sitting here trying to decide what to blog about, or if I wanted to blog at all, when I absentmindedly clicked on an old blog I'd written some t...  Read more


Rabbit rabbit
5/1/2014 11:22:20 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Happy May Day all! I remember back in elementary school making May baskets to give to our moms'. Construction paper rolled into a cone and stapled w...  Read more


the good, the bad, and the downright frustrating
4/19/2014 9:21:06 PM,  3 COMMENTS

My neighborhood has a Facebook page for residents, former residents, business owners, etc. It is used for people looking for recommendations for gett...  Read more

HEYITSLISA's a slippery slope for me.
4/13/2014 11:30:29 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I admire all the sparkers I see that have learned to eat (all things?) in moderation and achieve great success. However, I've learned a few things ab...  Read more


but I never get sick!
4/6/2014 7:53:14 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I've been feeling a bit off for a couple days now. When DH suggested I might be getting sick I railed against the idea. I mean, I just don't get sic...  Read more


April 1st (no jokes, just goals)
4/1/2014 9:15:11 PM,  6 COMMENTS

April is here and I am starting it with high hopes. March started pretty dismally but I have been making steady progress and am hoping to continue wit...  Read more


Bargain food shopping
3/23/2014 9:11:43 PM,  3 COMMENTS

My husband bought a 1 pound bag of spring mix salad at Gordon Food Service for a little over $3. We will get a lot of meals out of that this week! 551...  Read more


I needed this today
3/20/2014 3:23:44 PM,  7 COMMENTS

A friend posted this on Facebook today. Thought someone else might need to see it too....  Read more


I'm not perfect and that's ok
3/10/2014 9:38:38 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Guess what? I'm not perfect. Some days I eat too much. Some days I don't feel like exercising. Some days I'm extremely motivated to follow through w...  Read more


Day 16
3/5/2014 10:47:28 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Today was okay I'm still not finding the motivation to workout like I should is just I really like working out outside and the weather is not allowing...  Read more


Day 15
3/4/2014 11:28:21 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Oh my God I will be starting college on March 26 and I am so scared and excited. I PLAN on doing my homework to get organized and ready for school whi...  Read more


Blogging as therapy/journaling
3/3/2014 10:48:55 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I've realized over the last few years that my blogs are incredibly therapeutic for me. It's been recommended over and over again for people to...  Read more


Day 14
3/3/2014 9:51:42 AM,  2 COMMENTS

So today I noticed my exercise motivation needs some help. I have the drinking 8 cups of water, getting 8 hours of sleep and tracking all my food down...  Read more


Day 11-13
3/2/2014 3:01:35 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I haven't been on that much only to track my food and water because I have been busy so much these past three days moving around staying active and pr...  Read more


time for a reset
3/1/2014 6:14:11 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I don't acknowledge weight gain. Those little 1-2 lb fluctuations? Just blips. I don't worry about them because normally they're gone within a week...  Read more


Day 10
2/27/2014 9:40:48 AM,  4 COMMENTS

so I did absolutely amazing today so far. I tracked all my foods for the day before I ate so I would have an idea of what I need to change. I meet all...  Read more


Day 9
2/26/2014 9:18:17 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Once again I'm motivated to track my food and water intake and I really wanted to workout to day but my mother in law stood home, and I became over wh...  Read more


Day 8
2/25/2014 2:09:20 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I started today off in a different way. I set my phone to play music as a ring tone so when the peaceful soundscapes began to play I gently woke up an...  Read more


day 7
2/24/2014 9:08:42 AM,  5 COMMENTS

week one down and im so proud of myself. All though I did not get to workout because I had surgery, I still kept to my diet. This week I learned so mu...  Read more


Day 6
2/23/2014 4:23:08 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Today was awesome I got 8 hours of sleep, drank 8 cups of water, stuck to my diet, bought some healthy food from a produce market and bought a couple...  Read more


Day five
2/22/2014 8:39:34 AM,  1 COMMENTS

so today I'm doing much better with the drossiness. so hopefully ill get in some good house work. also I started a new diet pill today that dr. oz rec...  Read more


Day 4
2/21/2014 9:57:00 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Still very drossy from the medication but I am still tracking all my food consumption and water intake. I have been making my daily meal plans ahead o...  Read more


Day 3
2/20/2014 10:55:41 AM,  1 COMMENTS

All though I can not do any form of workout because I had my wisdom tooth pulled yesterday, I'm still not going to let that stop me from making health...  Read more


Day 2
2/19/2014 9:14:58 AM,  5 COMMENTS

So today is off to an amazing start, although I did not get 8 hours of sleep I still woke up at the time I wanted to without hitting the snooze button...  Read more


O.K. Getting a grip
2/15/2014 12:53:05 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I almost deleted my last blog. It's so embarrassing for me to have all my yucky depressing feelings "out there". But then I thought, maybe someday b...  Read more


Day one with AG (athletic greens)
2/13/2014 8:55:21 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I received 21 day trial of athletic greens. I have heard about this Several years ago and tried other greens. Now what trial offer was offered an...  Read more


Survival Mode
2/11/2014 11:19:39 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I have been in survival mode most of the past 6 months. I'm just able to do what I need to do each day to get through the day. I'm not happy, I'm not...  Read more


goals, joyful movement, and February has got to be better...
2/4/2014 7:34:29 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I am a horrible goal setter. There is such a fine line between attainable and not challenging. I have an exercise minute goal of 1000 a month. This...  Read more


Day 22-Snowed In
1/27/2014 4:15:23 PM,  2 COMMENTS

My fitness class is cancelled for tonight. The whole county is snowed in, with ridiculous windchill levels again. Yesterday, I shoveled out half...  Read more


Sunday reset
1/26/2014 11:39:21 AM,  7 COMMENTS

It's been quite a week. I've had a couple of really good days, but also a couple really bad days. And a couple only so-so days. I've started to re...  Read more


Day 17-What to do when I'm too tired
1/22/2014 2:22:13 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Oh, how I wish I had a pillow and blankie at my office. I have a meeting this afternoon, but I am dragging. I couldn't sleep last night. I had too muc...  Read more


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