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Living as a "special" family.....
Sunday, August 26, 2012      5 comments

Life in general is very different for a family with a special needs child. Typical families go to scouts, sports games, sleepovers etc. older children can play outside by themselves, develop a network of friends and can communicate with you when... Read more
No gym, no weights, no problem
Monday, August 20, 2012      7 comments

Isometrics Exercises - The Plank – To begin, lay face down on the floor with your legs straight, together and fully extended. Next, place your elbows and forearms under your chest pointing straight forward. Prop yourself up on your toes, e... Read more
Fast paced living is killing us all......
Sunday, August 19, 2012      6 comments

Let's face it, we live in a fast paced world. Always on the go with work, family, friends, etc., convenience is a must, unfortunately that same convenience (i.e. fast foods, prepackaged foods, grab and go foods) is making us fat with the added s... Read more
What are you hiding?
Saturday, August 18, 2012      7 comments

What are you hiding? When dealing with an online community, people only see what you allow them to see. In my time here (past and present) I've seen many sparkers come and go (including myself). In looking at those who are successful and th... Read more
What do you do when you hit a wall?
Friday, August 17, 2012      11 comments

I knew I would be facing a wall this week, the fifth week of my journey to a healthy lifestyle. My honeymoon period is over, in the first four weeks I lost 10 pounds, so far ... Read more
Quit making excuses......
Wednesday, August 15, 2012      9 comments

Common excuses for not living a healthy lifestyle and my no nonsense take no prisoners approach to busting them. "I don't have time to exercise" - I bet you have time to watch TV, great if you have time to watch tv you have time to exercise... Read more
Two choices....kick butt or sit on butt!
Monday, August 13, 2012      7 comments

Each day you have two choices regarding your healthy lifestyle, you can either kick butt or sit on your butt. How do you kick butt: You plan your nutrition in advance, using the nutrition tracker. Keep an eye on where your nutrients are c... Read more
Southwestern Breakfast Casserole Recipe.
Sunday, August 12, 2012      3 comments

As requested Annie. Recipe for Southwestern Breakfast Casserole. Favorite Biscuit dough recipe (8 servings) Turkey sausage cooked/crumbled. (reduced fat, drain fat) Approx 8-10 oz. Southwestern Egg Beaters 2 cups chopped veggies ... Read more
I am so proud of myself today.....
Sunday, August 12, 2012      8 comments

We had our first "function" outside the home, a Sunday Friends Brunch and I did very well. I made two different diet friendly breakfast casseroles to ensure we had something healthy to eat (which by the way was a huge hit with the crowd). I samp... Read more
Sorry just have to say it.....
Saturday, August 11, 2012      7 comments

Spark Coach, $7.99 per month or three month intro of $14.99....for what. You get a weekly email, access to the private team, no individual assignments from your coach. Why bother....generic, generic, generic. You have the same thing here at spar... Read more
The Honeymoon....
Saturday, August 11, 2012      5 comments

The honeymoon period....one of my favorite analogies of all. A new marriage or relationship for that matter has a honeymoon period. That time frame where everything is fresh, bright and goes smoothly. Everything is hearts and flowers ... Read more
Would you open a bottle of chemicals and drink/eat it, or worse still serve it to your family?
Friday, August 10, 2012      4 comments

Of course not..... IMO it's no different than constantly eating pre-packaged convenience foods. Full of added sugar, sodium and fat. Engineered foods, engineered preservatives, foods created in a lab. We live in a world of fast....fast food... Read more
Just a note of thanks.....
Thursday, August 09, 2012      2 comments

I want to thank everyone who has visited my page, left goodies or commented on my blogs. In an effort to spend more time on actively achieving my healthy lifestyle I have placed limits on how much time I spend here at spark (screen time doesn't ... Read more
Interesting article on sodium at WEBMD
Thursday, August 09, 2012      1 comments

urting-two-thirds-of-americans Too Much Salt Hurting Majority of Americans 70% of U.S. Adults Eat 2.3 Times the Healthy Amount By Daniel J. DeNoon WebMD Health News Re... Read more
Morning Exercise Is Right For Me....
Thursday, August 09, 2012      2 comments

I get up in the morning, put on my workout clothes, get Michael off to school and then go for my walk. This works for me, there's no room for excuses, there's no room for scheduling blips. Not only is it done and out of the way, but it char... Read more

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