Asking Bob Harper Directly for What I Want...and Believing....
Thursday, May 06, 2010      15 comments

I have a new hero: Bob Harper of the Biggest Loser. I am not obsessed about him for the traditional reasons I used to stalk men: they were cute. They were smart and some had resources! And many were fascinating! The new me is interes... Read more
May Day Another New Beginning
Saturday, May 01, 2010      5 comments

Just recently and from three sources I admire, I heard the same message: IT IS OK TO REGROUP FROM TIME TO TIME. WHAT A CONCEPT AND DID IT BRING ON MY TEARS...YES IT DID! My old reactions to life being too much for the moment or me o... Read more
Contentment is the Result of Fitness Action
Sunday, April 25, 2010      4 comments

I am approaching my first 1,000 Spark points...and I feel the joy of knowing that each day using the SPARK tool has been an investment in ME! I feel content with this. I am also completing my fitness minutes each week, from 180 60 1... Read more
P.S to the Previous Blog
Wednesday, April 21, 2010      3 comments

I have to make one more point about using Spark as a tool for change. I just finished getting 55 Spark point for the day. I like that. Then this message came up that said: You have the number of SPark Points allowed for the day. I did no... Read more
Changing to Change
Wednesday, April 21, 2010      4 comments

As I am using the SPARK tool of changing my life it has shown me this: I have to change to change. Imagine that...what was I thinking I was doing...only making a change here and there? My new goal is not weight loss but fitness. Now, honest... Read more
Two Areas of Improvement are Next to Challenge
Monday, April 19, 2010      2 comments

Ok, fitness is a multi-faceted activity: Yikes! Now having said that I know I have to take on two new challenges to complete the BIG four: 1. exercise 2. food plan that I can live with 3. water 4. going to bed earlier OK, well the... Read more
Just a Good Weekend of Good Choices
Monday, April 19, 2010      3 comments

This is short and sweet. It was a good weekend. What made it so nice was that I did not measure it in terms of food eaten or not, in terms of fitness goals met or not, or in terms of what I did not get done. Imagine that: I just decided ... Read more
Keeping Doing Good Things but I am Always Emotionally Last
Wednesday, April 14, 2010      6 comments

This is a short blog: I have three minutes to go downstairs in the basement and do my workout. I had a good day taking care of others. I had a not so good day keeping enough time for me! How come I keep adding up two and two and getting fiv... Read more
Thursday, April 08, 2010      4 comments

Ok, so I was bragging in my last blog. When an old dog does new is worth seeing and hearing, right? To sum up: I Sparked my way to 50 points instead of eating over what I could not change. I felt really as if I have some kind of SPA... Read more
I Sparked up 50 Points Tonight...I Remember When it was 50 Cookies!
Thursday, April 08, 2010      0 comments

I did something different. I sparked thru a food craving. It was as if the prompter that says: Getting Spark points was speaking to me...."well you must do this now and then this and then this to get these points"...I need that kind of attention... Read more
SHORT and SWEET, Sometimes I Just Can't Tell What is UP?
Wednesday, April 07, 2010      1 comments

I am backed up against the wall of the "list of things to do" and I can't even sleep. Go figure. I am making changes in my life: attitude of gratitude no matter what, health and fitness no matter what, and staying clear of my needs no matt... Read more
I Love the Biggest Loser....for the Emotional Rewards!
Saturday, April 03, 2010      5 comments

Well, I have to admit it. I love the biggest loser show. I am now taping them on my VCR and watching them at night when I use to overeat. I find in the show, what I call "the moment" when either Jillian or Bob confronts the participants emotiona... Read more
Let Every Minute Count!
Thursday, April 01, 2010      3 comments

Recently, my daughter in Geneva taught me a new way to apply an old concept: let every minute count! Now, as a mother I have always told my child...direclty....put 100% into whatever you do. Or even suggested that unless they are willing to... Read more
Was I Really the Biggest Loser?
Tuesday, March 30, 2010      4 comments

This blog is dedicated to my daughter who taught me gently that I was NOT the biggest loser. During our visit in Geneva, she showed me by example the pitfalls of weight loss without the arms of fitness and balance. How? She challeng... Read more
Matching My Insides with My Outside
Wednesday, March 24, 2010      2 comments

Again...the clock went off.... It occurred to me just a few hours ago, sitting in an office that is now mine, using a computer that is now mine, and being in a routine that is now my normal one: I am on vacation with my daughter in Geneva, Swi... Read more

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