Golden Sunshine Treat!
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 10 comments
This morning's walk was such a delicious treat! A crisp 27 degrees, but the sun was spreading through the sky as I stepped along. Not quite the spring I had in my step yesterday, however I was patient with myself, realizing a little soreness is ... Read more
Spring Preview: Stepping Out!
Monday, February 26, 2018 12 comments
One of the things I love about my life these days (among SO many others...!) is that where I live, work, shop for groceries, fitness center and more are ALL located within a 2 mile radius. However, I've been poking at myself over this one n... Read more
Thursday, January 25, 2018 14 comments
I don't believe in magic. That is what I have told myself and have told many people over the years. However, an article I came across from NPR today has me revising my beliefs. Perhaps I DO believe in magic after all! I often tell othe... Read more
Ch-ch-changes! Yet Steady with Maintenance!
Tuesday, October 03, 2017 17 comments
Okay, first I wrote a bit in response to a message board post in which the person was wondering about choosing calorie-counts that work for her, so I thought I would share that. Then, on to Big News (HUGE thanks to everyone popping in now ... Read more
Still Sparkin' & Maintaining!!
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 21 comments
Still Sparkin' & Maintaining!! Maintaining weight...a little higher than I want but it's been sustainable...between 215-220. All time low was 207. Was hoping for 210 as a maintaining weight, but I'm okay with this. Been so darned BUSY ... Read more
Weight & How We Wrap Our Head Around It
Monday, December 05, 2016 15 comments
More about my astonishing feat of having gone this past year with only a 2# weight gain: I was flabbergasted as I have been very scale-averse this past year. At first I just didn't want to have "one more thing" to keep track of. I felt conf... Read more
Sunday, December 04, 2016 18 comments
Where to begin? How about a quick overview of this past year: last year around this time I weighed 212. This year? 214! Woo hoo! What a success!! My all-time low is 207, so this is really not bad at all...SO HAPPY! Why is that? This has bee... Read more
Quick Update...! MOTD? Moi?
Tuesday, June 07, 2016 19 comments
Hey everyone, still Sparkin' away as best I can. Work challenges have cut into my workouts, but after these training webinars (I'd rather go get my teeth drilled...lol!) are over there should be some light at the end of the tunnel! I'v... Read more
The Universe is Smiling Down On Me...!
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 20 comments
Two weekends ago I had already planned to sort of double date with close friends (a couple) in the bike club who are riding out to a B&B near Ithaca ( tenwoodlodge.com/ ) to stay overnight and test out a special hot tub that is ava... Read more
Into The Great Wide Open: Celebrating 3 Years of Maintenance
Thursday, April 14, 2016 21 comments
Thank you to everyone for all your SparkGoodies and SparkPage comments praising my third year of maintaining my weight loss! My apologies for delaying my heartfelt gratitude for your ongoing support! I continue to move forward in so many wa... Read more
Building The Healthiest Life Possible!
Monday, December 28, 2015 18 comments
JEANKNEE recently asked my thoughts on the 80% - 20% split on the importance of food choices versus exercise for weight loss. My answer turned into a blog! :-) We are all an experiment of ONE, right...? So everyone's mileage may vary.... Read more
Sparking Through The Holidays
Wednesday, December 23, 2015 17 comments
Hello everyone...just a quickie note to let you know I'm still kickin' and Keeping the Spark through the holidays. I've been more rock-solid than ever in my commitment to living free from sugar and processed carbs which has counter-intuitively (... Read more
New / Old: It's All Good!
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 15 comments
Enough slacking! A "hills" ride with the bike club over the past weekend had me *GASP* WALKING up a hill on a climb for the first time since like forever! It was a new hill for me, so I don't know if it was one I would've climbed successfully in... Read more
Another Year Younger!
Friday, October 23, 2015 21 comments
Just checking in to let folks know I'm still Sparkin' in whatever ways I can. Although my workouts have taken a hit, I've really, really locked in on healthy foods and loving the Beck "no-choice" strategies with food: I'm loving my "no-proc... Read more
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