SLICKEM05's Blogs

Sunday, October 11, 2015      4 comments

Church was so exciting today. The pastor spoke about being on fire for God and keeping that fire going. That message resonated with me not just spiritually but PHYSICALLY ALSO. IVE GOT TO KEEP THE FIRE going inside of me. The same passion I had ... Read more
Friday, September 18, 2015      3 comments

I just recently celebrated my 45th birthday. I am so humbled and bless for my life journey this far. I was reading some of my old blogs and can not believe I've been SPARKING for 6 years. Spark has taught me how to tap into my self talk and make... Read more
The Phoenix
Tuesday, January 06, 2015      4 comments

last night was my first night back at the YMCA for 2015. I walked into that room with a brand new attitude. I got new sneakers for Christmas that REALLY did help me to jump and lunge like a ninja. I warmed up and got into it. about 30 minutes in... Read more
Helloooo 2015!
Thursday, January 01, 2015      3 comments

one of the things i resolve to do is BLOG more. Journaling is good for me. I have so much gratitude for a good year. Yes, there were some tears and down times. However, the good surpassed the negative by FAR. I will take even better care of me t... Read more
how much colder can it get???
Wednesday, January 29, 2014      0 comments

I am in Virginia. it is 13 degrees today and icy. School has been out for the kids 3 days already in January. I am done with it. Come on Spring! The good news is that we have a local gym. We are trying our best when we can get out to bundle up a... Read more
New Years Resolution before 2014 even gets hmm, that's right!
Wednesday, December 04, 2013      5 comments

HI SPARK FAMILY! I have been sparking for over 3 years now and I am JUST STUMBLING across the article that talks about the history of Spark. God bless Chris for starting this website. It has been SO helpful to me. My resolution for 2014 is to SP... Read more
A time for reflection and thankgsgiving
Thursday, November 28, 2013      1 comments

Before I get started with MY emotions...We should get 20 points for logging in on Thanksgiving DAY not I look back on the past year I have SO much to be thankful for. wonderful family and friends. My husband is so sweet and l... Read more
Shaken but NOT Stirred....
Saturday, October 26, 2013      2 comments

no...I am not talking about a tropical drink at the bar..I am talking about my disposition lately. My life has changed. Two stepsons that live with us now permanately. Their needs are great and they keep me oh so busy. A grown daughter with many... Read more
A few things that I love...
Friday, August 16, 2013      5 comments

Another spark member sparked my thought process today regarding things that she loved. I decided to blog about the things that I LOVE...the list is so long. I am making myself happy just thinking about it all. I love quiet time to myself. I lo... Read more
I am found....
Thursday, August 15, 2013      2 comments

Boy life is continually changing. I am the mom of a 23 year old daughter and recently the step mom of 10 and 13 year old sons. My husband and I have gained custody of the boys and life is so full. Our home is full of love but it is also a very h... Read more
I am.....a SUPERWOMAN...OH YES I AM....YES I AM....
Tuesday, April 09, 2013      3 comments

I am loving that Alicia Keys anthem to MUAH! I can take care of my 4 babies including my doggie Peanut, cook, clean, teach a class, be best friend and BLESSING to my husband, be a terrific daughter, great sister to my baby brother, supportive Au... Read more
pulling up my boot straps...
Monday, March 18, 2013      2 comments

No more pity parties. I already know how it feels to be STUCK. I know that the sweets extravaganzas are going to do nothing but hurt me in the long run. I am enjoying the indulgences and then feel guilty afterward. I LOVE what accomplishment and... Read more
Tough Love
Wednesday, September 05, 2012      2 comments

It's so hard being Mom. Sometimes the truth hurts. Sometimes your children have to shed some tears and so do you in order for them to grow and be better. My daughter is going through some SERIOUS growing pains. She has been struggling ever sinc... Read more
On the battlefield...
Monday, June 18, 2012      0 comments

Okay, it's June 18. August 30, my birthday, is right around the bend! I have a goal to reach by then I really need to FOCUS and PLAN on what I will personally continue and CHANGE in order to reach that goal. I have come to accept the fact that w... Read more
Pushing Past the Wall...
Thursday, March 15, 2012      2 comments

I woke up this morning feeling inspired and free. I think it started on yesterday. I have been working my butt off for over a year now and my body and my mind are renewed/changed for the better. I have been doing my own thing at the Y and workin... Read more

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