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Counting Backwards Day 36!
Thursday, July 12, 2012      6 comments

This has been another good day. I started off with a SP yoga video I hadn't done before and continued my major house clean-out. Took stuff to Salvation Army so there are no boxes sitting in my bedroom. Discovered that my Italian ice place has... Read more
Counting Backwards, Day 37!
Wednesday, July 11, 2012      7 comments

Another really good day! I treated myself to a stability ball awhile back and used it for the first time today with a SP video. Fun! I could do everything. I'm not thrilled with the new fitness tracker. What happened to the individual... Read more
Counting backwards, Day 38!
Tuesday, July 10, 2012      6 comments

I've had a good day. Slept well after being on the run all day yesterday, will go to bed early tonight too so I can catch up. I got a lot of cleaning done, dropped off stuff at a thriftshop, and took newspapers to the church. For exercise... Read more
And counting backwards...Day 39!
Monday, July 09, 2012      4 comments

Very full day on the run. It's 3:30 now and I'm a bit over on cal so far; will have to adjust later. Proud of myself - got up early to get in a SP video before dashing out the door for 8 AM pollworkers' class. I'll be so happy when the DVD I ... Read more
And Counting Backward - Day 40!
Sunday, July 08, 2012      4 comments

It feels very good to be sticking within my range with some new motivation. I'm going to make the most of the remaining days till my 1 yr Sparkversary. Today's totals: 299 breakfast 383 lunch 264 snack #1 354 dinner 49 snack #2 ... Read more
And Counting...(backwards!) Day 41
Saturday, July 07, 2012      2 comments

Under calories today which is unusual. I had time only to throw some berries, almond milk and choc peanut butter powder in the blender for lunch. A couple of under calorie days won't hurt, but I'm not going to make a habit of it. I feel reall... Read more
And counting, Day 42 backwards!
Friday, July 06, 2012      5 comments

I'm challenging myself to post my calorie totals daily till my 1 year Sparkversary on 8/16. Here's today: 295 breakfast 350 lunch 143 snack #1 285 dinner 204 snack #2 1277 total Exercise: SP cardio video, yardwork, lots of ... Read more
Gratitude and Overwhelm
Thursday, June 21, 2012      8 comments

When I feel overwhelmed is an especially good time to make a gratitude list to restore some perpective and keep me going. This has been a tough week, too much to do, too little sleep, and not so great eating on the run. I have only today to do... Read more
Light at the End of the Tunnel?
Tuesday, June 19, 2012      8 comments

Friends, thank you for well-wishes this last week or so. I have worked to exhaustion, eaten far too much on the run, slept poorly because I kept waking and thinking of things to do, and am finally winding down after running an estate sale of my... Read more
Monday, June 11, 2012      6 comments

I am a self-confessed bookaholic. At present, there are 12 bookcases in my house, the smallest a few feet high and the largest two ceiling height, that hold who knows how many books. Two of the bookcases are my husband's, but I claim responsib... Read more
My Big Fat Gratitude List
Friday, June 08, 2012      6 comments

1. I'm wearing a pair of SHORTS and matching top that haven't been wearable in ages! 2. I feel a lot better than I did yesterday, no more upset stomach, much more energy. 3. For sticking with this site for 9 1/2 months! 4. For the near... Read more
Support and Motivation: A+
Tuesday, May 29, 2012      8 comments

emoticonI could stop right there; that emoticon says it all! Thanks to MAMAWLINDALOU, I just realized I too have... Read more
HOW many miles???
Thursday, May 24, 2012      6 comments

Husband and I are enjoying a wonderful vacation on one of Georgia's barrier islands. Yesterday we climbed a 129 step lighthouse, climbed to a captain's walk, the last bit of which was a ladder--ugh! and did a fair amount of walking. Today's pl... Read more
7 mo Sparkversary!
Thursday, May 17, 2012      5 comments

It came and went yesterday without my noticing. OK, friends, it's time for me to get moving again. I've done great with exercise, am a LOT more fit than when I started, have done lots of things I'd never done before SP, but these last several ... Read more
Post Retreat and Pics
Tuesday, May 15, 2012      3 comments

I am SO grateful to have had the opportunity to make that retreat so soon after my mother-in-law's passing. In spite of much to do when I got home, I continue to feel more rested and centered. Throughout the retreat, I kept thinking of Is... Read more

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