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My Spark Manifesto
Monday, June 17, 2013      2 comments

First off, let me say that over the years I’ve discovered that where my health is concerned, a woman’s gotta do what a woman’s gotta do. So, just so we’re clear, my apologies to all those Spark Motivators who may be getting tired of total stran... Read more
Saving my own life
Tuesday, June 11, 2013      5 comments

This Saturday was the Alaska Run For Women, an annual 5 mile walk/run to benefit Breast Cancer research. My mother and I have been doing this event together since the mid '90's, when she was a recent survivor and I was doing it in support of he... Read more
All I can do is Tri
Wednesday, June 05, 2013      7 comments

*SNORT!* Get it? "Tri"? Okay so it's lame, hackneyed, whatever. I'm just really into triathlon jokes these days. So sue me, if you can find me. I cut 17 minutes off my time for last year, no doubt due to not having to use a walking... Read more
Is it a bump in the road, or just life happening?
Thursday, May 30, 2013      2 comments

Yesterday I went home with the determination to get going on Couch to 5K. It was a glorious sunny day, and just perfect running weather…not that I would exactly call what I do running, but it’s more like running than like walking. Ah, but ... Read more
Notes on the motivational collage
Wednesday, May 29, 2013      1 comments

Yesterday I shared my motivational collage. Here it is again, and this is what all the bits mean to me. . I got all the pictures from the internet. I'm not actual... Read more
Collage Schmollage
Tuesday, May 28, 2013      2 comments

I have always hated doing collages. Mine always seemed to boring compared to everybody else's. Besides, wouldn't it be more fun to just draw what I wanted? So I stubbornly refused for something like 4 years to create a motivational collage. ... Read more
Bean counter
Tuesday, May 21, 2013      3 comments

Every time I go to my favorite coffee shop I get a free coffee bean on the lid of my eco friendly washable cup. I LOVE my free morning coffee bean! I close my eyes and t... Read more
Curse you potato salad!
Wednesday, May 15, 2013      5 comments

I can't stress enough just how much I hate tracking my food. It has been my downfall for years. I'm on program again, and tracking my food, whether I like it or not. *SIGH* Today at work we had a baby shower for one of my coworkers. All... Read more

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