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I need to "own" my plan
Monday, October 08, 2012      17 comments

After a couple of years of working with my plan trying to balance healthy eating and exercise, tweaking it when things weren't going well. I did reach my goal. Now I am again back to trying to balance healthy eating and exercise on a different l... Read more
New things from today....
Tuesday, October 02, 2012      14 comments

So DH had a touch of the flu (so I think) today. He wanted a couple of "comfort foods" which would be off limits for I did some running around and three stores later I found all of them and was on my merry way home. While shopping I d... Read more
So much has been going on ....
Sunday, September 16, 2012      20 comments

I never expected to be gone for a month, yet I was. Our days are getting better. Even though I didn't comment on Spark I did check in every once in awhile and you will never know just how much your love and support helped us get through this t... Read more
May be away from SP for a few days
Saturday, August 18, 2012      34 comments

My Mother-in Law passed away unexpectedly Thursday night. Will be spending time with family for the next few days. Please say an extra prayer today for her soul and for the family. Still processing this. Thank you, Barb... Read more
Three weeks into maintenance
Sunday, August 05, 2012      25 comments

So it's been three weeks that I have been working the maintenance phase of my journey. Feeling a little bit more relaxed with the whole idea. Have to admit I was a little scared (not what I expected to feel like). I am taking those baby steps, l... Read more
So yesterday was the big DAY....Harley and state fair.
Friday, August 03, 2012      20 comments

As most of you know on my bucket list was riding on a Harley. My "baby" brother and I had plans to go to our state fair and he suggested taking his Harley as parking would be so ... Read more
Bucket list....Harley ride.... a little help...Please?
Friday, July 27, 2012      16 comments

So far I have a short "bucket list"...still working on it. However, riding on a the back of a Harley is on that list. My "baby" brother (50+) and I have plans to go to our state fair this year....neither of our mates get into going to the f... Read more
For any one on maintenance.
Sunday, July 15, 2012      12 comments

I am starting my maintenance phase today. Looking for any advice. How was your transition to maintenance? What was the easiest thing for you to do? What was the most difficult? I have read most of the articles on maintaining weight from SP... Read more
WooHoo....I reached goal today!
Sunday, July 15, 2012      16 comments

Although I am doing THE happy dance and my SMILE will be big all day, I will admit this is only a milestone in this journey. some say, "now the hard part begins"....I say I'm up for the challenge.....I have been able to change a number of old h... Read more
Just a few thoughts......
Tuesday, July 10, 2012      17 comments

I haven't written a blog in awhile so I thought I'd put down just a few thoughts. : the heat wave we've been having has ceased for a couple of days....our winter was a mild one and June's temps were more like August's usually are...can't ... Read more
Harmonica at Carnegie Hall
Tuesday, June 26, 2012      8 comments

Some one sent this to us and it is too good not to pass along...Enjoy!
rnegie/ If you can't get it directly from here it is worth it to copy and paste it. ... Read more
What size plate do you use?
Wednesday, June 20, 2012      18 comments

About a year and a half ago I got a "tip" from SP about using a smaller plate. You know what they used to call a salad or sandwich plate...that's what came to my mind. So I thought if I'm going to portion control my food maybe a smaller plate wo... Read more
He's home (sigh!) and I'm back to sparking
Tuesday, June 12, 2012      17 comments

As some of you are aware our son came in from Portland late last Wednesday. So good to see him (been a couple of years). He put on a little weight, but looks healthy. He loves to cook and take anything in the kitchen and make it into a feast. ... Read more
Two Year SparkVersay.....
Sunday, May 27, 2012      22 comments

Two years ago today I joined the SP site. Today I call this my extended family. YOU have been here for me through thick and thin (no pun intended). The most important thing I have learned: it is the journey not the destination that is truly i... Read more
No weigh in today/ they "got me"...
Sunday, May 20, 2012      19 comments

I have used Sundays for my weigh in day since starting SP two years ago, because weekends were always difficult for me. I decided this would "teach" me to embrace this journey 7 days a week and it has worked for me. Today I will not weigh in..... Read more

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