Hold the gosh darn planet, lady. Hold your tongue. Hold your head. Hold your judgement. Hold your disappointment. Hold fast to your dreams. "And things were going so well...there for a week or two....". "Yeah, they were. Then what happened?"... Read more
Yep! I’m proud of what we’ve done together sparkly friends. And I’m here
Still and maybe for ..... a long time more.
Encouraging others and seeing all of our stories helps me stay in integrity and self acceptance with all my ups and downs of ... Read more
I just looked at the bottom of my Nutition Tracking page and realized that I haven't been completing my tracking every day. Hmmm. I do very well... until later afternoon.... If I made it to dinner "clean" I have had some grazing behavior twee... Read more
Yes! A "streak"! I'm feeling the spark-y spark... getting a little momentum.
REMEMBERING -- What worked originallY?
Just report/track without judgment.
Use the information as a compass to help you find your way
N... Read more
Wow, guys and gals. It's only 6:2o pm ... and Day One has been ... um... educational.
It's been a long time since TRACKING was a bellwether, a comrade, a safety net. How I apparently need that! Wow. It really does help... to real in compul... Read more
Be a light. For your self. For your selves.
Be a light. Shine bright.
"This little light of mine.... I'm gonna... Let it shine"
This song from so long ago... somehow DID indeed penetrate all of who I am and I have lived by it. . . ... Read more
That yoga person is on Here & Now this morning on NPR.
And on FB today, this reminder of YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL - NOW NOW NOW
https://www.facebook.com/goa lcast/videos/1479335718810 280/?hc_ref=OTHER&pnref=story... Read more
Wow. It's just crazy, odd, spooky--- like waking up or looking up and it always being 11 after the hour. Or always waking up at 3:59am (which has been happening to me for a while now too).
Sometimes I have to weigh objects on my scale just ... Read more
Apologies to anyone reading over my shoulder today who's expecting anything more. This is more of a Goal Setting than a blog. Scale is up! (oh no! fear. loathing. shame. aha. acceptance. determination)....
Sink or SWIM? S W I M. GIR... Read more
I read Annieonli's blog today, titled "Tending the Fire"
https://sparkpeo.hs.llnwd.ne t/e1/mypage_public_journal _individual.asp?blog_id=63 27325&SPShared=TRUE
So awesome. THANK YOU!
The metaphors are so rich and right on. ... Read more
Sometimes it comes down to ANOTHER Push Shove?
I've been round and round with this and my self for three years.
2009-2010 Spark Successes and BIG WT LOSS
2010-2012 Sick with UC... more wt loss and untethered in many ways
2013- housing... Read more
Yep yep - hooray. We're here!!
I heard a riff on an NPR comedy show (maybe Wait Wait?) about "musical chairs" being a frightening form of child abuse -- e.g. early training in S C A R C I T Y. And I laughed so loud, out loud. At how tru... Read more
58 bday - done
Esalen week of dancing - DONE ! LOVED IT SO MUCH!
Re-entry to "home life" in CV ... - yeah... I' mean, yes.... ongoing flux and shift and acceptance
I am pushing for a two year plan, a five year plan . . . for myself... ... Read more
I know I know. Yaknow?
It's MY saying: "the scale is a ouiji board"
And, for me, it is.
Sometimes weighing myself is motivating and sometimes it backfires.
Sometimes being on a schedule for the numbers works and sometimes it's ... Read more