A Mother's Day to remember....
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 14 comments
I have experienced a wonderful Mother's Day this year that I am still gushing about 2 days later. I have been an admirer of a wonderful role model of health & wellness, Ernestine Shepherd, an 80+ year old Guiness Book Of World Record holder for ... Read more
What a difference a year makes...
Tuesday, May 02, 2017 9 comments
Exactly 1 year ago today, my hubby & I were celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary, hiking in the Grand Canyon area. We took in the sights after renewing our vows in Vegas...We were happy to be able to celebrate this milestone, & as I look at ... Read more
I'M SO SORRY!!!
Thursday, April 27, 2017 9 comments
I am a consistent sparker usually, but this week has been the exception. With the spring weather at it's premium this week & the ups & downs of rain to follow, I have been MAXIMIZING daylight hours with my hubby constructing a patio. I checked m... Read more
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 8 comments
Today I'm in self motivating mode...After responding to my team spark threads, I came to the emoticon for today's feelings...Which one is just OK???? It's pouring a gentle rain, dark & dreary & I have my 1st visitation for my aunt's final v... Read more
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 12 comments
This is a STRUGGLE for me today. So better to blog about it, than EAT my feelings. My favourite aunt, my mother's last surviving sibling is in the final stages of kidney failure. She is no longer able to eat. The toxins are building up now... Read more
MOVING AWAY FROM A WEIGHT NUMBER FOCUS....
Tuesday, April 04, 2017 6 comments
April brings a new season with all new growth. I love seeing trees with buds starting to pop open, all benefiting from all the crazy rain we have had. Grass is starting to green up & the birds are back...chirping away every morning, telling me t... Read more
SPRING ADVENTURES...NEW SEASON, NEW HORIZONS, MORE HEALTHY OPPORTUNITIES
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 13 comments
It is finally feeling like spring in my neighbourhood. Not only that, I'm feeling like spring, in my head! That means a new season, new beginnings, new experiences. All this thanks to my SPARKING CONSISTENTLY on this site! It has been many yea... Read more
How important are MUSCLE ENZYMES?
Thursday, March 09, 2017 2 comments
Calling all you medical sparkies! Had great results on my blood work from my wellness checkup except for 1 area...Muscle enzymes registered as HIGH...out of range from the reference...after investigating it google wise, I understand there could ... Read more
I'VE FALLEN & I CAN'T GET UP...NOT!!!!
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 12 comments
This past weekend I had a SITUATION that I'd like to share. Many of you know I cook in bulk...large quantities of individual recipes that I portion & freeze ahead of time. I finished a 3 day cook on Sat. & was in the process of taking them to my... Read more
Variety in spices added flavour & salt REDUCTION in my bulk cooking....
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 9 comments
This past long weekend I had a 3 day blitz in filling my freezer doing my bulk cook. For those of you who know me, I began cooking in large quantities making individual portions to fill my freezer. There are 2 of us to feed & the many recipes I ... Read more
BEAUTIFUL MINDS MAKE BEAUTIFUL BODIES...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 36 comments
Let's start here! You've all heard what a positive attitude & a healthy mindset can do for you! Today, in fact, I decided to check out my friend feed before blogging. It AMAZED me how MANY bloggers there were today happy about Valentines's Da... Read more
Healthy THOUGHTS on Vacations
Tuesday, February 07, 2017 10 comments
HEALTHY Thoughts while on vacation.... I have returned from 7 days away in a WARM sunny paradise. Although I experience body temperature shock going from 90 degrees to 25 degrees in a space of 8 hours, I am HAPPY to report that I had a minuscu... Read more
JANUARY SO FAR...
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 15 comments
Like many of you I had major plans to get out of my xmas holiday routine of relaxing & over eating of not the best food choices. I began by the "numbers in my face" records of tracking food, exercise, weight, stats on my new little calendar. AS ... Read more
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