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Aha Moment: I Hate Losing Weight
Wednesday, March 04, 2015      3 comments

How many times have I thought, "I would Love to lose weight"? I've planned, I've daydreamed, I've even bought clothes in size 10 because they were on sale and I just knew I'd need them eventually. It has now occured to me, what I really mean i... Read more
Favourite Quote
Tuesday, March 03, 2015      0 comments

"You are what you repeatedly do." It's never impossible or too late to make changes - the little things we do today create a different tomorrow.... Read more
SparkCoach - Healthy pals?
Tuesday, August 05, 2014      2 comments

Do I think my friends and family encourage me to be healthy? Not really. It seems like every get-together centers around food. With the exception of time spent with my mother-in-law, who is always commenting on my weight. Not exactly helpful, ei... Read more
SparkCoach blog - If gravity didn't exist...
Sunday, May 04, 2014      1 comments

...how would I know I was getting healthier? - my back would not have so much pain; the arthritis in my knee would subside - I wouldn't prefer sleeping in the recliner (no more acid reflux) - I wouldn't feel uncomfortable and self... Read more
SparkCoach blog: Name one thing you're good at
Thursday, May 01, 2014      0 comments

Help! I don't know. I felt I was a good mom, but our boys have left home and I'm floundering. It's time to redefine myself, but where does a person begin?... Read more
SparkCoach blog: When it comes to exercise...
Friday, April 25, 2014      0 comments

...I am really good at: surfing* But could improve at: pretty much everything else. (*does the internet count?)... Read more
SparkCoach blog: Going clothes shopping makes me feel...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014      3 comments

Stressed: I wonder if I'm wasting money on clothes that won't fit me next season. Do I just bite the bullet and fork out cash for more "fat clothes"? Worse yet, what if next year they don't fit because I've grown even more? Pleased: So ... Read more
SparkCoach blog: Today's (small) Achievement
Thursday, April 17, 2014      0 comments

I'm seeing a connection between feeling tired and mindless eating - when my body is telling me it needs a rest, the impulse is to grab something to snack on, usually sugary. I can't help but feel like resting is using my time irresponsibly; but... Read more
SparkCoach blog: 3-5 Things I Love About My Body
Wednesday, April 16, 2014      2 comments

1) my hair (thick & curly) 2) my hands (almost dainty) 3) my uterus! (my beautiful son's first home) 4) my brain (slow as it may be at times) Well... this is harder than it seems. Can't say I love much these days, but I... Read more
SparkCoach blog #2: How do you feel in 5 words or less?
Monday, April 14, 2014      0 comments

This seems to be a glitch/repeat from yesterday, but I don't want to leave my program for today incomplete, so... How do you feel in 5 words or less? Chronically tired and in pain. ... Read more
SparkCoach blog: How I feel in 5 words or less
Monday, April 14, 2014      3 comments

Realizing This Will Be Hard.... Read more
SparkCoach blog: Benefitting Others
Saturday, April 12, 2014      0 comments

It's not just me that needs to eat better and exercise - my husband has diabetes, and I've been feeling terrible about not taking better care of him. Plus our dogs would be thrilled to walk more!... Read more
Heavy on the Veggie - SparkCoach blog: What can I accomplish this week?
Friday, April 11, 2014      0 comments

Hmm... exercise is difficult with a newly fractured bone in my foot. So frustrating. But I can make a simple goal: eat 3 servings of vegetables and fruit eat day (heavy on the veggie). I feel sad that I'm not doing this already, but as pointe... Read more
To me, "health" means...
Thursday, April 03, 2014      1 comments

Energy. Stamina. Flexibilty. A relatively pain free body. Enjoying healthy food.... Read more
Muffin, anyone?
Tuesday, December 10, 2013      4 comments

Once a week, I Skype with a friend from Japan. She had heard me mention Costco, so when a friend from her rural community visited one while in the city, she was curious to see what he brought home. She said, "He served a tasty muffin!" Me... Read more