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Get Moving!
Sunday, July 14, 2019      12 comments
/health-48963215 This might encourage folks to get up, get moving and do it on a regular basis. And yes, not to forego a healthy diet with limited alcohol intake. ... Read more
Tomorrow is the Day!
Friday, July 05, 2019      15 comments

The 5% Summer Challenge begins tomorrow and runs through until Aug. 31. My focus for the challenge will be on nutrition and to that end I have spent this practice week tracking my food. I don't normally track but as a vegetarian I felt it wise... Read more
Monday, July 01, 2019      12 comments

Thanks to all who responded to my blog about planning and who revealed that that is an activity they either have trouble with or simply avoid altogether. Are they procrastinators? Do they not have enough time? Does the task seem too daunting?... Read more
Are You Failing to Plan?
Saturday, June 29, 2019      11 comments

Thursday's Best of Spark had a motivational article and one of the quotes stood out: FAIL TO PLAN = PLAN TO FAIL. How true. Success with any nutritional and fitness endeavours really does hinge upon careful planning. Clearing the fridge an... Read more
Needing Inspiration?
Tuesday, June 25, 2019      12 comments
ands-48730994 If you have lost your mojo this story just might give you inspiration to get "back in the saddle". And she is not the only person getting plenty of ex... Read more
Rocking the Boat
Monday, June 24, 2019      12 comments

After a brief vacation with family it is time to "rock my boat". I didn't spend time tracking calories or fitness minutes while away but chose to savour every moment, experience, French fry and glass of wine that came my way. I was not surpris... Read more
Are YOU Ready?
Wednesday, June 05, 2019      12 comments

Are YOU ready to push YOUR commitment button? Spark commitment as in dedication, adherence and attentiveness to an activity such as tracking food intake, fitness minutes, supporting fellow Spark members and participating in team efforts. Too o... Read more
Sunday, June 02, 2019      11 comments

An excellent Best of Spark article this morning, perfect timing for the beginning of a new month and new team challenges. Now that gardening season is in full swing for me I am changing up my exercise routines, replacing resistance band wor... Read more
Multi Tasking?
Saturday, June 01, 2019      6 comments

More like multi thinking which cost me a peaceful sleep plus $75. I have been "making hay while the sun shines" and cramming a lot into my days this week was a prescription for a mental lapse. After spending much of the week on my knees re... Read more
More Unsettling News
Sunday, May 19, 2019      10 comments

The news seems to be filled with a daily barrage of health articles; some are too important to dismiss. https://www.thechronicle
er-and-obesity-313275/ 60... Read more
Saturday, May 18, 2019      12 comments

There has been a lot of advertising these past few weeks and significant stock market activity surrounding the arrival of Beyond Meat. The product has been touted as the ultimate replacement for animal meat, just what the rapidly growing popula... Read more
Processed Food
Friday, May 17, 2019      12 comments

Most of us recognize the issues surrounding processed foods; cost, packaging and possible affects on health but this article from the BBC discusses a study that might just reveal that these foods may also cause weight gain. https://www... Read more
Blahs and Other Stuff
Thursday, May 16, 2019      8 comments

It's been a looooong week; not only have we been living in a perpetual fog and drizzle zone but it is COLD! +5C (mid 40'sF) is not conducive to feeling energized and there is only so much cleaning, sorting, tossing that one can do to fill the d... Read more
Friday, May 10, 2019      10 comments

I just found this article in today's Chronicle Herald (Halifax, NS): https://www.thechronicle
92/#.XNXRkzhx6Y... Read more
Friday, May 10, 2019      10 comments

Two weekends ago the Sparkguy posted this motivational quote: "Don't let yesterday take up too much of today" (Will Rogers). One of my duties as a co-leader on a 5% Challenge team is to write highlight pieces about team members. As I am r... Read more

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