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Where I Want to Go
Saturday, June 30, 2012      13 comments

"One day Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree. Which road do I take? she asked. Where do you want to go? was his response. I don't know, Alice a... Read more
I Will NOT Quit!
Saturday, June 30, 2012      1 comments

Share and spread the Spark! Today, I promise I will not quit. I pledge that no matter, how many ups and downs I pass through, I will continue on my journey. I pledge to make a NEW START today, and forgive myself for my past, and t... Read more
Time to Move On
Friday, June 29, 2012      10 comments

I had a very hard day today. I've been allowing the extended family junk eat away at me and make me miserable. Spent a good portion of the day crying and I have a bit of a headache. That's the bad news. The good news is that I am still... Read more
I Choose
Thursday, June 28, 2012      12 comments

Well, I guess that about sums it up. Everything is about choices. My choices and my power. I can choose to remain fat and unhealthy OR I can choose to eat... Read more
Danger Ahead!
Wednesday, June 27, 2012      13 comments

I have been estranged from my extended family for almost two years now. The estrangement was not my choice and it's been VERY painful for me. The details of what caused th... Read more
The Power of a Determined Woman
Tuesday, June 26, 2012      15 comments

And it's a very good thing that I'm a "determined woman"! That's the only thing that got me through my walk/jog today. I was feeling very good all day and excit... Read more
I'm the Driver!!!
Monday, June 25, 2012      9 comments

“As for the journey of life; at some point you will realize that YOU are the driver and you will drive!” (Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free) A couple of keys to my previous weight loss success were setting personal goals and b... Read more
Time to Get Back to Work
Sunday, June 24, 2012      8 comments

I'm home from Maine and a bit tired. We had a busy time and had a lot of fun. Maine is stunningly beautiful! (I took lots of pics, which I'll post soon). We took a couple of cruises, toured Acadia National Park, and ate! Maine is known for its b... Read more
Halfway to Maine
Friday, June 15, 2012      9 comments

Dottie, Melissa, and I are halfway to our vacation paradise in Surry, ME. We left home (Levittown, PA) at about 12:15pm and arrived in Marlborough, MA at about 7:30pm. The trip was so long because of terrible traffic from New York City all... Read more
What I'm Learning From Thin People
Thursday, June 14, 2012      15 comments

When I want to do something - anything - I feel compelled to learn as much as I can so to increase my chances of success. The thing I want to do now is lose weight and get healthy - FOR GOOD! So, with that in mind, I figure I better start o... Read more
What's on Your Fitness Bucket List?
Wednesday, June 13, 2012      6 comments

My Fitness Bucket List: 1. Go back to Lehigh Gorge and ride the 26 mile trail along the Lehigh River again. 2. Go back to Ricketts Glen and Bushkill Falls to h... Read more
My Marching Mantra Pulled Me Through
Tuesday, June 12, 2012      4 comments

It's been raining all day. When I got home from work, I REALLY didn't feel like hitting the road for a walk. My legs were still aching from my walk/jog and bike riding the past few days. What did I do? I walked in the front door, stop... Read more
Things I've Learned from my Past
Monday, June 11, 2012      6 comments

"The past is a guidepost, not a hitching post.” (L. Thomas Holdcroft) I believe in not dwelling in the past, but in putting it to good use by learning from it. Things I've learned from my past include: 1. I am an intelligent, strong, e... Read more
Challenge to Myself
Sunday, June 10, 2012      4 comments

Challenge to Myself: Be fit enough to run the Garden of Reflection 5K in September and finish with a faster time than I did 3 years ago. ... Read more
Accountability Time
Saturday, June 09, 2012      5 comments

I had my first stumble. I've fallen off the Sparkwagon for almost the entire week. Fortunately, it wasn't too bad because I knew what I was doing and I paid very close attention to what I was doing. And why. The answer was pure la... Read more

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