1/2 a pound can make a difference.....but it didn't!
Saturday, May 05, 2007 5 comments
I should be bouncing off the ceiling, but I'm not....I finally got the scale to move 174.5 pounds.....only a 1/2 pound but that is enough to move me out of the obese category, I should be so happy, I'm no longer obese, just overweight, but I'm n... Read more
Thursday, April 26, 2007 2 comments
Before joining spark I had lost 18 pounds in about 6 weeks, I didn't think to measure or find out my fat percentage (my scale measures it, but I really didn't want to know). Since joining spark close to 11 1/2 weeks ago i've lost an additional 2... Read more
Life is like the tides.....
Tuesday, April 24, 2007 1 comments
Life is like the tides....you have highs and you have lows. Yesterday was definately a high, it was so beautiful outside in the 80's, Michael & I spent the afternoon playing outside it was wonderful after a very long winter here in Maine. Childr... Read more
What a great day!
Friday, April 20, 2007 1 comments
It is such a beautiful day, the sun is shining and it's in the low 60's. We spent quite a bit of the afternoon outside, it did us all a world of good to be able to get some fresh air. Perhaps the worst of the weather is behind us, I hope so....I... Read more
The 10 Commandments of Healthy Eating for Parents
Thursday, April 19, 2007 2 comments
The 10 Commandments of Healthy Eating for Parents It's as simple as counting to ten! 1.Thou shalt not force, bribe or coerce thy child to eat. 2.Thou shalt set a good example by eating at least five fruits and vegetables, three who... Read more
Tuesday, April 17, 2007 1 comments
After giving it some thought, I've decided to take the road to a healthier thinner me. Although I wish the weather would cooperate...it's so depressing almost two weeks of snow, freezing rain, downpoars. Being cooped up in the house isn't helpin... Read more
I'm at a fork in the road......
Tuesday, April 17, 2007 1 comments
Everyone who is trying to "make healthy lifestyle changes" faces this situation at some point in their journey, a fork in the road. The place in your journey when the newness wears off, the trip starts to feel very long and very tiring and you m... Read more
Family Dinners Egads!
Sunday, April 15, 2007 1 comments
Hmmmm, it appears I still have some things to learn about the spark healthy lifestyle. I've mastered going out to eat, do reasonably well here at home, make the right choices at the grocery store, but totally blew it at a large family dinner. U... Read more
It's good to fail!
Tuesday, April 10, 2007 1 comments
Spark article excerpt: "In weight training, failure is a good thing. Failure means you've worked so hard that your body is saying, "Enough already! I give!" It means you haven't lost control - you're not in danger of injuring yourself - but if y... Read more
My Life Began At Forty!
Monday, April 09, 2007 0 comments
It amazes me that I didn't truly know what life was about until I was forty years old and then it was only after losing a child did I wake up to what I was missing all those years. How could I have lived all those years blind to what life was al... Read more
It wasn't too bad this morning
Monday, April 09, 2007 1 comments
Ok, so Easter is now over and the scale wasn't too bad this morning. I did gain 1/2 pound from overeating the wrong things, not enough water, fruits or veggies. It's time to get serious again and make a big push for my vacation in June(how nea... Read more
You might need spark if....said tongue in cheek
Saturday, April 07, 2007 1 comments
The top ten reasons I needed spark! 1. I could no longer can get my rings off to clean them. 2. My two year old could out run me. 3. Every item I owned had an elastic waist band. 4. My fat jeans no longer fit. 5. I couldn't see the ... Read more
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