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2013 Summer 5% Challenge - Assignment #1
Saturday, July 27, 2013      10 comments

Today is the start of the 2013 Summer 5% Challenge. I have been assigned to the FIRECRACKERS TEAM. I am also an overall EL for this challenge. I have done these challenges many times in the past ... many successes - and, then ... I've let mys... Read more
Thoughts for today: Wednesday March 6 & 'Sandy' Aftermath. . .
Wednesday, March 06, 2013      6 comments

So ... today is March 6, 2013. A good day, right? After all, it IS my father's 84th birthday. HAPPY BIRTHDAY, PAPA!!! BUT - as we begin today, there are reports of this storm that is moving into our area - and being a real threat to the ... Read more
Wishes for my SparkFriends . . . wishes for myself. . .
Monday, December 31, 2012      5 comments

2012 is quickly drawing to a close. It's already after 8pm, my time - so, as I write this, the New Year is less than 4 hours away. To my SparkFriends, I wish you all the best for a wonderful, happy and prosperous New Year. I am thankful f... Read more
Pride. . .
Wednesday, December 12, 2012      2 comments

This is my current FB status: Watching 121212 The Concert for Sandy Relief . . . it's so difficult to watch some of the destruction that Sandy left behind. Great concert for an even better cause ... NJ Proud! Sending warm thoughts to a... Read more
Facebook Status for Wednesday - November 7, 2012:
Wednesday, November 07, 2012      4 comments

This was my Facebook status for today: . . . 'Really? Another 4 years of 'more of the same' ... UGH!!! I'm going to sleep now - wake me up when it's all over! ... Read more
2012 Fall 5% Challenge / Pre-Challenge Activity: Triggers
Friday, September 28, 2012      5 comments

List ALL your trigger foods: **ICE CREAM!!!!!** This is probably my MAIN trigger food. Basically, I love food - there is not much that I don't like. If I'm being totally honest with myself, I enjoy anything in the 'carb family'. What a... Read more
2012 Fall 5% Challenge / Pre-Challenge Activity:
Sunday, September 23, 2012      2 comments

Today's assignment is to list all the reasons you want to lose weight. What do you want to change? How do you want to look? How do you want to feel? What things will you be able to do in the future with a slimmer healthier body? And list all the... Read more
New Spark Streak ... beginning: 9/1/12. . .
Thursday, August 30, 2012      5 comments

I joined this site on 8/31/08 and officially 'began' my SparkJourney on 9/2/08. I've had my ups and downs here ... most things here have been very positive - I've met and become friends with some truly awesome people ... people that I have shar... Read more
Feeling a little lost because something is missing. . .
Monday, August 27, 2012      8 comments

I started SP on 2008 ... 8/31/08, to be exact. I was looking for some 'help' in my weight loss/fitness goals. It was right after my birthday - ... and I wanted to/needed to lose some weight and get fit. I actually came across this site quite ... Read more
Happy Birthday, USA!!!
Thursday, July 05, 2012      2 comments

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SparkGuy - My SparkStreak is messed up!!!
Friday, March 23, 2012      2 comments

Dear SparkGuy and/or SparkGuy's Helpers, I'm SparkFriends with someone who has 'written' to you in the past - and I'm not sure if it was SparkGuy or a helper, but she was answered. I thought - I have comment to make - maybe SparkGuy can he... Read more
2012 Spring 5% Challenge
Thursday, March 15, 2012      3 comments

It's Thursday evening ... the 2012 Spring 5% Challenge begins on Saturday. In order to make sure that we are 'ready' for the first day, there are several 'assignments' that should be done prior to the beginning of the challenge. Work has b... Read more
Goofs / Goals / Gearing Up. . .
Saturday, December 31, 2011      4 comments

It's December 31, 2011 and what better time to blog about past/present/future? This year has been a roller coaster ride for me ... in almost every aspect of my life. This 'ride' actually started last December, when my DH was diagnosed wi... Read more
Winter 5% Challenge - Sign up NOW!!!!!
Tuesday, November 15, 2011      4 comments

This is your invitation to the Winter Challenge. The 5% challenge is an 8 week challenge where we strive to lose 5% of our own weight. Wow ... it's already time to start signing up for the next challenge. This is taken directly from on... Read more
641 Days - SparkStreak reset because of a power outage!!!
Thursday, November 03, 2011      7 comments

It's been awhile since I have written a blog. I was hoping to write one when I logged in for 650 days in a row ... or even at 675 or even 700 days. I've faithfully been logging into SparkPeople EVERY day for 641 days. Then it came - the... Read more

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