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Another New Day
Friday, June 10, 2011      4 comments

Each day is a new day to begin fresh. Lay aside any mistakes/failures from yesterday and make a new beginning. Mistakes and failures of yesterday do not have to cripple you and prevent you from a new start. This is the day the Lord has ma... Read more
My Second Sparkversary
Friday, June 03, 2011      1 comments

emoticon Today is my second Sparkversary. Throughout the two-year process, I have had some ups and downs. Th... Read more
Sunday, January 31, 2010      0 comments

When I first began SparkPeople, I was a retiree and I had all the time in the world to devote to the activities of this site. I was logging in my food. I was exercising one hour per day, 4-6 days per week. I participated in the team challenges. ... Read more
Tuesday, August 11, 2009      1 comments

My best friend told me that her sister handles stressful situations in her life by commenting, "next." Sometimes situations arise in life to throw us "off track." This can come in many forms. During these times, we can allow negative feelings t... Read more
Tuesday, July 14, 2009      0 comments

I was away from home for four weeks. During that time I became very busy helping someone and did not get my usual, consistent exercise. My eating habits were not great. I also could only access a computer twice. Consequently, I gained approximat... Read more
Wednesday, June 10, 2009      1 comments

I think that part of achieving success has to be determination. Although there may be some pitfalls, we must be determined to persevere. We have to "pick ourselves up, dust ourselves off, and start all over again."... Read more
Bad Day
Tuesday, June 09, 2009      0 comments

Yesterday was not as good as other days. I had a sweet craving and there was nothing in the house to satisfy it. I want to be able to enjoy sweets but not add the calories and carbs. I have looked at the SP recipes. I hope to find something that... Read more
David and Goliath
Monday, June 08, 2009      0 comments

I am approaching this journey of weight loss and healthy lifestyle as "David and Goliath." I view the issues of weight - overeating, stressful eating, sweet cravings, etc. as my Goliath. These issues appear to be huge and unconquerable. However,... Read more