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My Pledge
Saturday, August 03, 2013      11 comments

My Pledge: 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 to stop being s... Read more
Working the Plan: July Progress Report
Wednesday, July 10, 2013      12 comments

I'm not really sure what clicked, but after a couple of years I have found the resolve to truly follow the Spark Solution. Here are some results that I see: 1) I am fixing most of our food from scratch, using Spark recipes. Today I was ... Read more
Spark Summary...just discovered this!
Monday, July 01, 2013      14 comments

There are so many helpful things here on the Sparkpeople website... perhaps you are like me, and you enjoy finding something new. Today was the first day that I looked at the Spark Summary report which is found under "reports" under "My Track... Read more
Today's Spark Funny
Saturday, June 29, 2013      22 comments

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Is It Working?
Friday, June 14, 2013      16 comments

What are some of the ways that I know the Spark Solution is working for me? emoticon Clothes ordered ... Read more
Streaking: Day 10
Saturday, June 08, 2013      10 comments

Most things in life seem to ebb and flow if you have been around as long as I have. My motivation to be healthy is at a very high peak at this point in my life. I started dabbling with the Spark Solution the day it was released, and I have be... Read more
My New Jobs in Retirement
Saturday, June 01, 2013      12 comments

Exactly one year ago today I retired from teaching. Although I loved teaching and had barely turned 62, there were reasons to call it quits last year. My husband had been home alone for 5 years, having lost his vision to macular degeneration.... Read more
Week One of the Spark Solution
Sunday, May 19, 2013      9 comments

What made you decide to try The Spark Solution Program? It was a great deal, especially with the free CDs and the free Spark Coaching! • Have you seen or felt any results in this first week? The scale does show a loss, but more import... Read more
The Spark Solution
Wednesday, April 24, 2013      8 comments

I just pre-ordered the Spark Solution which will be released on May 7th. Right now you can get free gifts including 2 exercise CDs from Coach Nicole and 3 months worth of Spark Coach. I ordered the Kindle version from Amazon for only $11.89,... Read more
Difficult Travel Ahead
Wednesday, April 10, 2013      13 comments

Just checked the weather for Wisconsin for the next few days...snow showers, flurries, freezing rain, etc. Saturday we fly north where we are going to spend a few days with the in laws...DH's. dad is 92 and has been in and out of the hospital... Read more
Healthy Ways to Cope
Tuesday, March 26, 2013      12 comments

Some of you know that this has been a very trying week for me emotionally. I blogged about it a few days ago, and then I removed the blog later that night when I decided that it was too personal and too painful. Happily, I have turned to exe... Read more
Couch to 5K: My story
Wednesday, March 13, 2013      16 comments

I’m not sure exactly when I began to think about participating in a 5K race, but I know that it came from my relationship with my wonderful Spark friends. Reading about what other people are doing here on Spark People is very inspiring! ... Read more
Tuesday, March 12, 2013      15 comments

On March 2, my husband and I walked through the daffodil gardens of Gibbs Gardens to see the early blooms and to renew our membership. We also renewed my parents' membership as an anniversary gift to them. I think I remember the temperature ... Read more
Where am I now after two years on Spark People?
Wednesday, February 27, 2013      9 comments

A Spark friend mentioned in her blog recently that Spark People had adjusted her caloric goals based on her increased level of exercise. I realized that my caloric goals have not budged one bit since I began my journey in earnest two years ag... Read more
New Beginnings
Monday, February 18, 2013      9 comments

I have always loved Mondays and today is no exception. We are given new blessings each day but Monday's blessings seem to me to be doubly good because we have not only a new day but also a new week! Included in my blessings today: a new finc... Read more

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