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Still encouraged...
Monday, March 25, 2019      4 comments

Fell in my deltoid while bowling in December. After yet another visit with the specialist, being referred for an MRI and additional opinion for treatment. Lord knows I do not want shoulder surgery. I already have “frozen shoulder” from the initi... Read more
The little things that inspire...
Sunday, March 24, 2019      8 comments

A couple of Fridays ago, I noticed that I could see stretch marks on my stomach. When I looked closer, I noticed that I could see abdominal definition. I told a couple worker how I realized that I might have lose some weight. Feeling a ... Read more
Accountability - Diagnosis of Elevated A1C Level
Saturday, January 05, 2019      2 comments

Got a diagnosis of increased A1C level - scared the Bee Jesus out of me. I've been attending the game without actively participating! Talking the talk, but not walking the walk. ENOUGH! The real issue is that I encourage others but not my... Read more
I never experienced...
Wednesday, August 16, 2017      7 comments

My husband and I went to a birthday party (on the roof of the Music Hall in Detroit). The entire time I was there, my thoughts constantly centered around the things that I have never done. Whether that sad or I really have regrets, I don't kno... Read more
Are your job and family creating roadblocks or killing your motivation to lose weight?
Tuesday, January 24, 2017      6 comments

Employed full-time with a commute of over 30 minutes. After working 8 hours and driving for approximate 1 hour ... Read more
Tackling Tuesday - One Step at a Time!
Tuesday, June 23, 2015      6 comments

Having a terrific Tuesday. I've decided to make this my "tackling" day. I will tackle procrastination. I will tackle doubt. I will tackle inactivity. I will tackle better more consistent tracking of nutrition and fitness. I will ... Read more
Here's to
Monday, June 22, 2015      5 comments

I often wonder why I can't stay motivated? Or how can I turn off that voice of doubt that limits my taking the initial step? I often find myself stuck in a rut of "I'll only be able to do..." This one thought is so stifling and energy con... Read more
Have you ever?
Friday, June 12, 2015      5 comments

Seriously! Have you ever tried to explain to someone how you feel about your weight only to have them dismiss your statements (or think that you're crazy)? I tried having a discussion with my husband yesterday about what I thought. You se... Read more
Is there a food pusher in my life or is it me?
Monday, January 19, 2015      4 comments

This blog is in response to a Message Board subject: Who is the Food Pusher in your life? My husband loves me for true too many; and likes to see me happy. He just has not realized that the food that makes me happy is not only not good fo... Read more
Just another "manic Monday"!
Monday, March 03, 2014      3 comments

Good morning and happy Monday! I am looking forward to giving up something for the season of Lent. I intend to give up the sedentary lifestyle and excuses for not getting my butt in gear! In the past, I've given up potato chips and pop. ... Read more
11 Day Streak for SP!
Friday, February 28, 2014      5 comments

emoticon Today, I'm celebrating my 11 consecutive days of logging onto SP (tracking meals, fitness, etc.). I ... Read more
It's Thursday...almost the weekend!
Thursday, February 27, 2014      2 comments

Hello SP family, Happy Thursday! Or as some of us more positive folks say "Happy Friday Eve!" It's almost the weekend. Time to review the week's highs and lows in an effort to discover what really works best for you. It's also time ... Read more
Better late than never...
Tuesday, February 25, 2014      1 comments

Good evening SP family, I just wanted to say that I am very excited about my Tony Little Resistance Bar/Bands. ... Read more
Throw Back (All the Weight You Gained) Thursday
Thursday, February 20, 2014      3 comments

Wouldn't you like the chance to throw back all the extra weight you're carrying around today. Unfortunately, it's not that easy. Weight loss is not something that magically happens in a split second. It takes time, energy, change, and a lot o... Read more
Change the boring routine!
Wednesday, February 19, 2014      2 comments

emoticon Good morning Spark Family! I decided to break out of the boring routines - meals, exercise, and thin... Read more

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