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In Ten Years
Sunday, March 10, 2013      2 comments

SparkCoach instructed us to look at ourselves 10 years from now and have that person talk to our present selves. Interesting exercise. Me in 10 years: I will be 70 and retired. I think I will still be living where I am. I believe that I will b... Read more
Friday, February 22, 2013      2 comments

Someone posted this on Facebook - taking the twelve steps of overcoming alcohol or drug addiction and putting them in the framework of overcoming food addiction. 1 - Admit you are powerless over food - that your life has become unmanageabl... Read more
Favorite Quotes
Friday, February 15, 2013      6 comments

A SETBACK is when you slip up, get busy, or become distracted from your goals. A FAILURE is when you decide your health isn't worth the effort. ACTION is worry's worst enemy. Direction, not intention, determines the destination. C... Read more
My Challenges
Sunday, February 10, 2013      3 comments

I had my first week of not losing any weight, even when sticking to the program. I am hovering. It amazes me that it is just now that the SparkCoach message is "expect this." How timely. I am not giving up and I am moving forward. With tha... Read more
My FUN goals:
Friday, February 08, 2013      2 comments

I was assigned to list some fitness goals that would be fun. I am hard pressed to think of something I would like to accomplish beyond losing weight and general health. I am being successful with: Drinking enough Water Exercise 10 minutes ... Read more
Stage 3 - My True Motivation
Wednesday, January 30, 2013      1 comments

Why do I want to lose weight? I don't want health issues that come with age and excess weight: high blood pressure, diabetes, limited mobility. I want to be able to stay active. The memory of my father, who suffered from these, makes me not wa... Read more
My Bucket List
Saturday, January 26, 2013      1 comments

Things I would like to do one day: Ride in a Hot Air Balloon Attend an educator summer seminar at SCAD A week at a craft school in North Carolina or Tennessee Have a vacation on a house boat... Read more
Tuesday, January 22, 2013      1 comments

I am creating groupings of exercises to do using the workout builder. I have a morning routine I plan to do each morning. I tried a video yesterday. Great resource. And even if I get so busy, I can do 10 minutes of something and feel like I wa... Read more
Sunday, January 20, 2013      0 comments

I have been battling a form of excema for almost two years. I was constantly dealing with dry, flakey skin and painful skin splits. Since I have started drinking so much water, I have seen remarkable improvement in my hands. I am very excited. ... Read more
What's Working For Me
Monday, January 14, 2013      2 comments

I eat too many eggs, but cereal just doesn't seem to last me when I choose it for breakfast. i want to be careful about my cholesterol levels. Today I found a trick. I added a tablespoon of Flax Seed to my cereal. I didn't get hungry mid morn... Read more

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