Saturday, March 16, 2013      3 comments

I just entered my 2 hours of heavy house work in my cardio tracker and it calculates that I burned about 1500 Calories, just doing that! That's about a day's worth of food! It's like I didn't eat at all! AND that's not all I've done in one da... Read more
It's OK To Try, Try Again...
Wednesday, March 13, 2013      2 comments

If anyone's followed my journey at all, they know it's been pretty adventurous. Within two years, there's been six changes of address and I've lost track of how many jobs. Whether our lives are constantly changing or if we've been at the... Read more
Decisions, decisions...
Thursday, March 07, 2013      4 comments

Time is up for one phone call, perhaps taking the job options down from three to two. One is guaranteed hours but not guaranteed pay and the other is guaranteed pay but not guaranteed hours! LOL Final decision has to be made by Friday as trai... Read more
Another Job Offer...
Thursday, February 28, 2013      5 comments

I had another interview, last night and the only thing that might scare me is that it is very physically demanding and I'm really not getting any younger. Doing my Spark exercises is no longer optional, it could be required of me! Bu... Read more
No More Starving Allowed!
Monday, February 25, 2013      5 comments

I'd managed to lose 35 lbs and regain 10. We have a giant birthday celebration coming up and with family coming from each coast and south of the border, you bet I want to look as good as possible. So, yesterday, I jumped back on the bandwagon... Read more
Don't Let Another Day Go By...
Saturday, February 23, 2013      5 comments

without doing your strength, cardio and stretches! MaƱana is only good for Siesta if you're looking to be the healthiest You. If it's simply too close to bedtime to do a full routine, do what you can. Going bigger for fewer reps will take les... Read more
200 Calorie Surprise!
Monday, February 18, 2013      3 comments

It's Family Day here and the only plans we have are for dinner with my mom and dad. We can't afford much else, so I thought I'd start my day early with some rearranging of some furniture and some serious cleaning - to make my home just that muc... Read more
A New To-Do List Using My Goals:
Sunday, February 17, 2013      4 comments

We all have to reassess our goals from time to time and we might not be breathing if we don't have some sort of to do list. How to put them together? If my goal is to lose weight, then my planner should include more to-do's that will help me r... Read more
If You Can Only Do One Thing Today...
Sunday, February 03, 2013      8 comments

to improve your wellness, what is it? Have you done it yet? If not, how soon can you get it done? Let us know once you're finished! Not only do we want to celebrate with you but you might even inspire someone else with your positive actions!... Read more
How To Embrace a Set-back
Thursday, January 24, 2013      3 comments

Set-backs can be soooo discouraging, says she who's had a few. Whether injury, illness, plateau or any other cause of a set-back, they seem to work against our goals and are often out of our control. I've also learned the importance of per... Read more
How Much Time Do You Spend Sparking?
Monday, January 21, 2013      7 comments

Just a question and I'll be asking all over the place to try to get as many different answers as possible, but out of curiosity, how much time on average do you spend on ? I can be on here all day, some days, if time allow... Read more
Jumping Back Onto The Spark Wagon... again! :D
Sunday, January 20, 2013      5 comments

"If at first, you don't succeed... try, try, try again." Never be afraid to try again until you achieve the results you want. "Aim for the moon and at the very least you'll land among the stars." For most people, the Holiday seas... Read more
4,000 Kilo Explanation
Saturday, January 05, 2013      3 comments

Weight lifting, in one day. I drive a recycling truck and when I'm not jumping on and off the truck (trying to catch my breath) or trying to navigate around parked cars, I'm pumping junk. The junk gets weighed and I've hit the 4,000 Kilo mark ... Read more
Moving Again!
Saturday, September 22, 2012      7 comments

June, 2010 - due to economic situation, sold our 2 acre "farm" with five bedroom house and moved to a two bedroom apartment. Waterford, ON to London, ON September, 2011 - spent a week in a pick up truck and mini van, two adult sized boys, ... Read more
No More "No Time" For Me!
Tuesday, August 21, 2012      3 comments

Today I walked 5 miles to work, and while walking, I worked my upper body exercises. After doing that much, I made good use of my time, while waiting for charter pick up, I also made good use of my bus seats (thankfully no cameras on today's bu... Read more

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