Tuesday, April 13, 2010 8 comments
Hubby and I feel so lucky to have had two mini-getaways in the past several days. There's nothing like a mini-mental health retreat! On Sunday afternoon, we took a drive to the nearest state park, which is only 35 minutes away. Kids are sti... Read more
Where Have I Gone To?
Monday, April 05, 2010 16 comments
I'm alive... and reasonably well. But I did hit a snag all of last week. :( Instead of feeling guilty, I've just decided to take a semi-Spark break. I'll check in every day, but I'm just not going to count calories or follow a plan or post ... Read more
3 Scenarios For Losing Weight
Sunday, March 28, 2010 12 comments
A friend just asked what our team's thoughts were about a certain diet. I responded on our team, but I was thinking this -might- also be helpful information for many others... Here's what I wrote: I'm not gifted with words and putting them ... Read more
Eat F-R-E-E on Your Birthday!
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 6 comments
If you're the type that's going to splurge on your special day, you may be interested in reading about the different restaurants that offer the birthday person a free meal (or free item) on their birthday! Eat Free on Your Birthday Restau... Read more
In Line for Success - The Easiest Way!
Monday, March 08, 2010 7 comments
Two thoughts are at the forefront of my mind this beautiful sunny morning... 1. "Put Yourself in Line for Success" Regretfully, I don't know who the author is, but it has been a favorite quote of mine for the past couple of years. It s... Read more
"You Can't Always Eat What You W-a-n-t"
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 14 comments
You can't always get what you want You can't always get what you want You can't always get what you want But if you try sometimes, well you might find You get what you need. Take it away, Mick Jagger! LOL Okay, so I was eating ... Read more
One Month Progress Report
Sunday, January 31, 2010 12 comments
Hmmm.... While there are many positives for tracking one's goals, there are also dangers. For instance: -The tendency to feel like a failure. -The HUGE tendency to feel like a failure... I'll stop with that one thing and discuss it b... Read more
People: There -Will- Be a Test! (eek!)
Friday, January 15, 2010 16 comments
Oh goodness! I feel like I'm getting so far behind with my Spark buds... but I don't mean to!!! As mentioned the other day, I'm doing a -lot- of studying. (I'm enrolled in a 10-week ACE personal training certification course; once a week, 4... Read more
My Post-It Notes Are Working!
Wednesday, January 06, 2010 9 comments
My post-it notes are working! How, you ask? Well, first you have to clarify what you want in order to write it down. So, you now have a clear goal. Next, you have to whittle down the verbiage so that it's brief and will fit on t... Read more
Day 1: Actually, EVERY Day is Day One
Monday, January 04, 2010 8 comments
I'm only half-way through my day, but it's been very successful so far. Whew... That is so-oooo encouraging. -On track for nutrition. -On track for exercise. -On track for my water and vitamins. I'm pretty sure the success has b... Read more
"Get Inspired! Get Excited! Get Motivated! Get Busy! And Get Going!"
Friday, January 01, 2010 8 comments
"Get inspired, get excited, get motivated, get busy and get going." ~ Ralph Marston I just love, love, love this sentence! A Spark friend (thanks Abby) posted it today, and it just sounded EXACTLY what I needed to hear. Of course, m... Read more
My Mojo is Missing and Slugdom Sucks!
Monday, December 21, 2009 4 comments
Missing: My Exercise/Fitness Mojo And I want--no NEED--it back pronto! So I've been whining a little bit of late that my mojo is missing and I don't know why... But maybe I can guess at knowing what happened. Back in mid-Septembe... Read more
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