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Why I Joined The Get Lean By Summer 16-Week Buddy Challenge
Thursday, March 03, 2011      7 comments

I have been a Sparks member for a long time. There have been times when I found myself logging on and mindlessly clicking "get points" and that is NOT why I joined this challenge although posting this blog IS part a bonus part portion of the cha... Read more
Quote du jour - Definition of an athlete
Tuesday, March 01, 2011      3 comments

"I will become an athlete of my own making, undefined by the rules of any sport. I will work hard to be the best me I can be, both physically and mentally, because anything less than that, is a life unlived.” For those of you that read the ... Read more
Life is not a race -- but indeed a journey.
Sunday, February 27, 2011      5 comments

Life is not a race - but indeed a journey. Be honest. Work hard. Be choosy. Say "thank you", "I love you", and "great job" to someone each day. Go to church, take time for prayer. The lord giveth and the Lord taketh. Let your handshake mean more... Read more
Inspiration du Jour
Friday, February 25, 2011      1 comments

A friend called me recently to tell me that one of her daughter's teachers had committed suicide. Needless to say, everyone involved was extremely upset by this. Many looked upon this as a selfish act on the part of the teacher. I thought t... Read more
Convoluted thoughts
Friday, January 21, 2011      6 comments

I realized yesterday that not only has winter weather kept me from the gym or the walking club I signed up for at the local mall but the fact that I don't even have any workout clothes I wouldn't be ashamed to be seen in because I am too fat to ... Read more
Finding The Gift In Every Situation
Tuesday, April 27, 2010      4 comments

Finding The Gift In Every Situation by Wendy Betterini When life places obstacles in our path, when things seem like they're breaking down and we grow weary of the struggle, it's a good time to step back and look for the gift. What gi... Read more
Bad News For Middle Age Women
Monday, March 29, 2010      5 comments

A blog I read this morning. My ? is when do women with children, homes, careers - lives (and are not professional athletes) find time to work out more than 60 minutes daily in order to lose and not simply maintain their weight? Again, this is a ... Read more
Another day to love
Tuesday, March 23, 2010      3 comments

How quick we are to judge another after the fact. And how terribly slow we are to recognize the walking wounded all around us. I read a story about an elderly woman who had decided to take her life one morning, but someone had stopped to fe... Read more
Life, Death & Reflection
Wednesday, March 10, 2010      0 comments

Sharing forward something I read this morning in the early pre-dawn quiet. So many articles and nudges and reminders such as this and yet it is so easy to become complacent and caught up in the day to day surviving and forget to LIVE. Life... Read more
Thought du jour
Tuesday, March 09, 2010      0 comments

When something difficult or painful happens, always look to see what it makes possible that wouldn't have otherwise been possible. Like a new adventure, a closer friendship, or chocolate in your peanut butter. Everything makes you better... Read more
My Grandmother Died Today....
Tuesday, March 02, 2010      29 comments

and no matter how cognizant I was of what I was doing, it did not stop me from eating to fill the sadness and the hole at the realization that she was 95 years old. My last living grandparent. I feel very mortal today. My Dad would have been 74 ... Read more
What I Know About Life...
Sunday, February 28, 2010      3 comments

What I know about life ... I know that the darkest night is often the bridge to the brightest tomorrow. I know that my life is designed to be an adventure. I know that the act of smiling makes both me and others happier. I... Read more
Quote du jour
Friday, February 26, 2010      4 comments

If you are feeling stuck, and afraid to take the next step, or any step for that matter, you will never achieve the life of your dreams. Life is not always about being comfortable. It is about moving forward, out of your comfort zone. And the in... Read more
Affirmations For A Good And Happy Life
Tuesday, February 23, 2010      1 comments

Affirmations for a Good and Happy Life Be happy. Maintain a sense of wonder. Stay inspired. Always be learning. Help others. Do things you’re good at. Read books. Limit television. Exercise. ... Read more
Live Like We Are Dying - Today and Everyday
Monday, February 22, 2010      3 comments

The end of a fireworks display is always the most exciting. It’s loud, colorful, and frenzied with big, bold activity. That’s how we imagine our lives to look like when we answer the question: What would you do if you only had six months to l... Read more

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