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M.I.A. - Missing In Apathy
Thursday, January 14, 2010      4 comments

I've spent the last months M.I.A. That's Missing In Apathy as well as Missing in Action. I've been so busy wallowing in all the things I need to do for family, for work, for friends, for whatever that I've forgotten to think about what I n... Read more
U-Turns Allowed
Wednesday, January 07, 2009      3 comments

It's never too late--in fiction or in life--to revise - Nancy Thayer, author This quote from Healthy Reflections from SparkPeople reminded me of a placard I used to have in my car window: "Remember God allows u-turns." It reminds me t... Read more
Written just for me?!
Friday, January 02, 2009      1 comments

"Creatively approaching situations is an invaluable tool in life. While others might not always see things from your point of view, you will probably find that you are pleasantly surprised at the results of your endeavors. Draw upon time-endured... Read more
No more sports for me.
Tuesday, October 14, 2008      0 comments

Okay, I try to be a good sport and participate in all activities when needed. But, I've come to the conclusion that sports just aren't my thing. My activity is usually confined to workout DVDs, the treadmill, or plain old fashioned walking. Thes... Read more
The risks are worth it
Thursday, September 18, 2008      3 comments

How many times have you been a statistic? You started a weight loss or lifestyle program, but couldn't stay motivated, or life got too busy, or you just weren't ready to change your life? Or, how about you lost the weight, changed your lifestyl... Read more
I'm amazed and thankful!
Wednesday, September 03, 2008      6 comments

Starting SparkPeople back in mid-July, I was excited that there was a website where I could track nutrition, fitness, and find information about various health-related topics. Having message boards was a bonus although I was not sure at the tim... Read more
These jeans don't make me blue!
Monday, August 18, 2008      3 comments

Those baby steps are showing some progress and I'm ecstatic!!! Got up yesterday morning and decided to pull a pair of jeans out of the closet that I haven't been able to wear since March (actually they were too tight before that, but I wasn't w... Read more
Exercise free is not the way to be!
Thursday, August 14, 2008      1 comments

So, I've managed to drag myself out of bed this week and do an exercise video twice now. The video is Weight Watcher's Get In Shape. It's a total body workout and has three options for your workout choice - light, medium, or high intensity. I us... Read more
Enjoy the moment
Friday, August 08, 2008      0 comments

I've found that I get caught up in too many issues and need to learn to enjoy the moment. Two days ago, for example, I was scheduled to help chaperone my church's middle school youth group on an excursion to a water park. I had been looking for... Read more
Tuesday, August 05, 2008      0 comments

I'm so excited about having found SparkPeople.com. I'm a Weight Watchers Lifetime member who lost my motivation while dealing with some stressful times. Having previously lost 80 pounds on Weight Watchers, I'm now looking to lose the 50 pounds I... Read more