Do not Panic.
Sunday, July 07, 2019      5 comments

This statement has come up several times over the past week and it really has me thinking. These are not words to be used only while playing the game "Don't Panic" and the timer is running out. It is not just handy when you are walking in the wo... Read more
November Confessions
Friday, November 30, 2018      6 comments

Okay, so now that all of the Thanksgiving leftovers are gone and we have come to the end of November I can confess my sins. Sounds so negative and bad doesn't it? Only thing is, I was all set to do this "I'm such an imperfect person blog" and th... Read more
Monday, November 12, 2018      9 comments

H.A.L.T. I had rough weekend, not rough in the bad sense, rough in the extremely busy and too much to do sense. Although I have been trying very hard to practice healthy habits and seriously change a few habits of food and drink choices, I ... Read more
November already?
Thursday, November 01, 2018      8 comments

Hello fellow Sparkers! Hope you are enjoying the fall season, it didn't feel like much of a pleasant summer here in Pennsylvania. It was either very wet or very warm and humid. It was definitely a tough summer season to be training for my 5th ma... Read more
New Year - New Actions
Thursday, January 04, 2018      7 comments

New actions meaning activities! I got a super good deal through my insurance company to join a gym network and I only had to commit to three months! I can tell you right now I am not a fan of any indoor exercise. However, I thought that this was... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts A BIG leap of faith...believe in myself
Friday, January 06, 2017      88 comments

Several years of holding my weight loss have come and gone. I have been maintaining a 65-70 lb weight loss for almost 7 years now and it is time to finally time to do something drastic. I'm not talking about drastic as in climbing a high peak or... Read more
Who I am
Tuesday, April 19, 2016      5 comments

I love this! I am constantly amazed at who I am today and who I am becoming. ... Read more
5 year Spark Anniversary
Wednesday, December 02, 2015      24 comments

Boy oh boy does time fly! I have had so much fun the last five years. I was pretty much in maintenance when I joined Spark and have remained pretty much the same weight for the whole time. I have about a five pound window that I float around in ... Read more
Holiday Exercise Streak has begun!
Sunday, November 29, 2015      6 comments

Holiday exercise streak started with an absolutely spectacular hike. We started out in the early morning darkness with an almost full moon shining brightly above us. It was very cool hiking in the moonlight, once our eyes adjusted to the mo... Read more
Choose to make the best of your day!
Sunday, February 22, 2015      10 comments

You know I hear and see people moaning and groaning a lot lately about the weather. We live in Pennsylvania and it's winter! Let's be glad that we don't live in Boston area. I for one, take it all in stride and make the best of it. I realize tha... Read more
And the winner is.........
Monday, September 15, 2014      10 comments

Me! Woohoo! I have to say that today started out as just another day, get up, have some coffee and go to work. Nothing special, or so I thought. I had to drive a slightly different route this morning and it was quite foggy. I was putte... Read more
18.12 Challenge Complete! Woohoo 18.12 miles! Part 2
Saturday, September 06, 2014      13 comments

So I went to bed nice and early the night before the race. I heard the news before going to bed though, thunderstorms on the way, may delay race, may cancel race. What???!!! I just kept thinking it'll be alright, just some rain. Race will go on.... Read more
18.12 Challenge Complete! Woohoo 18.12 miles! Part 1
Saturday, September 06, 2014      4 comments

Yes! I did it! This was week #17 of training and it ended with the run. The weeks runs looked like this: Run #1 - 3.5 miles Run #2 - 2.23 miles Run #3 - 2.25 miles Big Day! - 18.12 miles! It was a rather enjoyable week with th... Read more
18.12 Challenge - Training weeks 15 and 16
Saturday, September 06, 2014      0 comments

This blog is a lot late (the race was on 8/31) but I wanted to complete them all, so it will just be the basics. I began the two taper weeks as well as went away on vacation. It worked out great! During the taper I walked more with family member... Read more
18.12 Challenge - Training weeks 13 and 14
Tuesday, August 12, 2014      6 comments

Well I will attempt to finish this now tonight. I started last night and then was told the news about Robin Williams which really bummed me out. Depression and addiction sucks. Mental illness sucks. Part of the reason that I exercise is because ... Read more

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