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Reprieves and Regrouping
Saturday, August 06, 2011      2 comments

Whew! As I look behind at all that went on this summer leading up to the return to work, I am amazed at how swiftly five weeks can go and what I have packed into the time. I got a couple of days reprieve in the form of the dreaded "furloug... Read more
A Creature of New Good Habits
Monday, July 25, 2011      2 comments

Taking a trip or vacation can be healthy and good for us. It can also make us appreciate the familiar and routine. I've just returned from a five-day trip to my daughter's home.... Read more
Revisions and Realism
Thursday, July 14, 2011      3 comments

In the last couple of weeks I've struggled with how slowly the weight is coming off. The pounds don't slide off, they dribble off like slow moving sludge and my anxiety has risen each time I get on the scale and don't see the results I want. I'... Read more
Sunday, July 03, 2011      3 comments

It's that time of year again. The annual garage sale for my condominiums is coming in a couple of weeks. The chore always seems to fall just after school is out and it is a great incentive to declutter my 825 square feet. Every drawer, closet, n... Read more
Exercise - I Want to Make It Fun
Saturday, June 25, 2011      4 comments

I just read the recent Spark article about exercise being the "X" factor in weight loss. Great information and it did help me to remember that the exercise component is also a learning process. There will be starts and stops, success and failure... Read more
Pinching Pennies vs. Priorities
Sunday, June 19, 2011      6 comments

emoticonI have been a spark for 3 weeks. I am a single woman and don't have to work on planning meals for anyone ... Read more
Weighing In
Friday, June 17, 2011      2 comments

I'm excited about my new bathroom scale. I know, that seems a little weird, but when I explain you might realize why I'm jazzed about a new scale. I threw my scale out about three years ago because it was always difficult to use. It was on... Read more
I am Worthy
Saturday, June 11, 2011      4 comments

Often when we allow others to define us, it is because we didn't place any value on ourselves. We believe that our worth is determined by those around us. It is a wonderful feel... Read more
One Spark, Two Spark, Three Spark, Four!
Tuesday, June 07, 2011      2 comments

It really is true! You never know who is watching or may be inspired by your journey. I have been a babbling brook at my school. Excitement and enthusiasm for SparkPeople is right on the tip of my tongue during our lunch time. Even though it h... Read more
Saturday, June 04, 2011      1 comments

Well it is two days until my weigh in. The challenge for me will be to not let my expectations be too high. One week does not a battle win. However, I am working on the premise that it takes one step at a time and this week most of the steps wer... Read more
Next Step...
Monday, May 30, 2011      1 comments

Just bought my copy of "The Spark" for my Kindle. I can't wait to "Read All About It!"... Read more
Monday, May 30, 2011      5 comments

Well, I ran across the site through an article in Woman's Day. I had to check it out and here I am. I'm a brand new "spark", but I've been on my quest for most of my life. At 62 a lot of people would give up, but I keep on plugging away at it. I... Read more