Bucket List - Chicago Basin
Sunday, March 24, 2013      17 comments

Today's Spark Coach assignment had me visualizing 3 things on my Bucket List. It asked which I would go for right now if all things were possible. Well, the problem is I have... Read more
Joy in saying,"NO!" to food ... Who Knew?
Sunday, March 10, 2013      17 comments

Well, it's been a week since the inspiration for this blog came to my mind. It was Sunday morning and I was feeling joyful because, without any negative feelings, I have been able to withstand temptation and say "no" to many foods since Dec. 26... Read more
Positive Milestones
Sunday, February 24, 2013      13 comments

OK, this is my second try at this today, so I'm going to make it short and sweet : ) I realized today that I am tired of my weight loss milestones being associated with negative stressful situations such as "what I weighed when I started th... Read more
Reasons I give not to exercise
Tuesday, February 19, 2013      14 comments

Yesterday, my SparkCoach said I should blog about the reasons (excuses) I give NOT to exercise (which I didn't). Here are the ones I can think of: I didn't get up early enough I'm too tired at the end of the day I got sidetracked, now ... Read more
Ways I have noticed getting healthier (not the scale)
Saturday, February 16, 2013      17 comments

Well, today my Spark Coach action step is to list the ways I can tell I'm getting healthier that do not involve the scale: 1. People are beginning to notice I'm losing weight. 2. I can go up the stairs at school without my knees hurting... Read more
Upping the Ante
Sunday, September 18, 2011      11 comments

Well, as soon as I started SP, my teaching time and duties increased exponentially. I am hoping I'll be able to do more than log in and exercise 10-20 minutes here in the near future. I am happy that I have been able to do that much so far th... Read more