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THE BECK DIET
Saturday, March 11, 2017      3 comments

I saw someone post something regarding the Beck Diet and looked it up. Interesting, not really a diet at all but training your brain to think different. I picked it up from the library and read through the book. They actually want you to ... Read more
JUST SAY NO!
Wednesday, March 08, 2017      6 comments

Oh no so life is going along and I am getting better at making good eating choices, losing weight, gaining confidence and then something happens. Not even sure what happened - sure there is some deep seated reason but I do not have the time or i... Read more
TRYING MEDITATION
Tuesday, March 07, 2017      6 comments

I have struggled with my thoughts for perhaps a life time. Beating my self up verbally in my head, what I should do and what I shouldn't be doing. Also my never ending list of just to do's - it is a bit overwhelming. During a prayer time I... Read more
REASONS SPARKS HAS HELPED ME
Sunday, March 05, 2017      6 comments

As a highly independent person I depended on no one and always tried to be self sufficient. It took me a long time to understand that it was all right to need people, depend on people and oh my goodness even ask for some help. For most of my lif... Read more
CLEAN YOUR PLATE CLUB
Tuesday, February 28, 2017      4 comments

Yes, I was part of the "clean your plate" club growing up! Oh no how can you force a child to eat, it encourages overeating. Well not exactly. See growing up there were five of us at the dinner table and the food got divided up by my mom.... Read more
TWO MINUTE....................WARNING?
Monday, February 27, 2017      7 comments

So I started this plank challenge. Well my version of a plank challenge, I thought the little schedule was a bit aggressive for my taste so I just went till I could not go anymore. I have been stuck at one minute and thirty seconds for a long ... Read more
THE DAY
Sunday, February 26, 2017      8 comments

We can measure and weight and make all sorts of goals to achieve on this health journey but there is one thing - that makes me believe that my thought process has changed. I DID NOT THINK ABOUT FOOD UNTIL I WAS HUNGRY. Yep true statement I... Read more
THE GIFT
Thursday, February 23, 2017      5 comments

The conflicted feeling between feeling the soreness of the body and the overwhelming sense of strength that descends upon body and spirit. Odd that it is physical and spiritual and that is THE GIFT... Read more
AND A WORD ABOUT SNACKING
Sunday, February 19, 2017      4 comments

I have often been perplexed by the concept of snacking. See growing up it was a rarity for us to have a snack. Once perhaps a summer we would have some ice cream in the evening or some pop corn. We ate breakfast, lunch and dinner - that was it.... Read more
MAKING BETTER BAD CHOICES
Monday, February 13, 2017      7 comments

I love words, love quotes, books etc, you get the picture - they can be very motivating for me. I like the reflection upon the words and not just that it might tie into my life but how can I change my life. A failure is not always a mistake... Read more
GEEKY GIDDY
Saturday, February 11, 2017      5 comments

My 2017 goal was to form two new habits every month but I realized that some of the habits I started last year were sliding ... Read more
TOP OF THE HOUR
Sunday, February 05, 2017      20 comments

I have a sedentary job. It took me a long time to realize my large weight gain happened when I went from waiting on tables, going to school, dancing several times a week to going to bed early and sitting at a desk. Sparks continually recom... Read more
WHAT AM I EATING?
Saturday, February 04, 2017      4 comments

We humans are the only mammals that suffer from chronic illness. One critic suggested its because we are the only animals clever enough to manufacture our own food and stupid enough to eat it. Dr Timothy Noakes. We as a culture manufacture ... Read more
DO NOT FEED THE BEARS
Friday, February 03, 2017      2 comments

I was reading someone else's blog yesterday about them versus the cookie and it made me laugh. I like laughing! My comment to her had to do with feeding the bears and sent me down a rabbit hole of thoughts. See I work in an office and mys... Read more
EATING LIKE YOUR PARENTS ARE GONE
Thursday, February 02, 2017      5 comments

I think a several years ago, my husband was going to be gone and I thought great I will stop at the store. I got Captain Crunch, salt and vinegar potato chips, chocolate bar and took it all home for my sneakfest in front of the television with ... Read more

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