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My choice
Monday, March 08, 2010      6 comments

At some point in our lives we figure out life is all about choices. For me it took a long time to really let this small truth sink in but finally it is a part of my life. I think part of this is no longer giving in to the excuses. And that comin... Read more
I need some Lady advice
Friday, March 05, 2010      7 comments

It all makes sense now… The lack of self control. The sudden uncontrollable craving for candy and all things sweet. The lack of motivation to work out or really do anything I didn’t really want to do. The moodiness. Oh the moodiness a... Read more
Thursday, March 04, 2010      3 comments

My TOM just started which explains my sudden interesting in candy and lack of control to stop it. Nonetheless it is what it is and I am just trying to roll with it instead of beating myself up about it. This weekend I am going to MN to visi... Read more
The past...
Wednesday, March 03, 2010      2 comments

I have been thinking a lot lately about the past. I certainly don’t want to live in the past, I was pretty miserable then, but I think it offers a lot of great lessons of where I want to go in my life. If you think back to those times when ... Read more
Tuesday, March 02, 2010      7 comments

One of the scariest things for me is to be rejected or unloved. I was told when I was young that no one would ever love me and I made that a part of who I am. On the one hand I fought against the notion while on the other I embraced it and teste... Read more
March Goals...
Monday, March 01, 2010      2 comments

Ah March. I am always sad to see February go, it being my birthday month and all, but March always brings a new excitement to my life. The promise that winter will be over sooner then later, which means I can actually get outside and ENJOY it. T... Read more
Mexico Re-cap
Friday, February 19, 2010      7 comments

I have most certainly missed my sparkfriends, but we had a great time in Mexico. Lots of sun, lots of drink, lots of laugh. Great friends and great times. I will definitely remember this trip for the rest of my life! We spent a lot of time ... Read more
Gone but not forgotten
Tuesday, February 02, 2010      3 comments

Last week was hard for me. It was the 6 year anniversary of my best friend’s death and somehow it hasn’t gotten any easier. Today is the day we buried her and I guess I found it important to write this. It may be a little scattered but I just wr... Read more
Ahhhh Mexico is coming, rather quick!
Wednesday, January 27, 2010      8 comments

Mexico is coming quickly and I would be lying if I didn’t say I am a little freaked out. I am so excited to go, but slightly overwhelmed by all the stuff I need to do. At work, at home, pack, all that good stuff. Not to mention my mini goal that... Read more
Tuesday, January 26, 2010      0 comments

So I have been noticing the last few weeks that I keep going over my sodium range almost daily. The big reason? Because I have been using a lot of canned veggies in recipes and for side dishes. Now every time I do uses them I always give t... Read more
What a difference Zumba makes...
Monday, January 25, 2010      5 comments

I started out today in an awful mood. I got to work and had an awful day. The only thing I was looking forward to was Zumba class all day but since I was in such a mood I didn't know how that would go. Once the music started playing and I s... Read more
Friday, January 22, 2010      7 comments

So something is finally working. After over a year of tinkering between 140 and 137 I have broken through. Today I weighed in at 134! What is working? …here are the changes I have made since the end of December. Zumba! I have been d... Read more
What nature teaches us about silence-Spark Healthy Reflection
Thursday, January 21, 2010      1 comments

"Nature gave us one tongue and two ears so we could hear twice as much as we speak. - Epictetus, philosopher What nature teaches us about silence Too often we speak before we think and do not listen nearly as much as would benefit us. T... Read more
Buh-bye cable. You don't own me anymore!
Wednesday, January 20, 2010      2 comments

Yesterday my husband called and canceled our cable. This is a great thing for me because one of my resolutions was to watch less TV. I know it is just a waste of time and I don’t want to waste my life away on pointless TV shows. With that ... Read more
Another Spark Healthy Reflection...Breaking the world's control over your emotions
Tuesday, January 19, 2010      3 comments

"The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take total responsibility for our attitudes. That's the day we truly grow up. - John Maxwell, author and public speaker Breaking the world's control over your emotions A lot in our pa... Read more

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