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Sparks Challenges
Friday, October 09, 2015      7 comments

I am really liking the Sparks challenges. They are sparking me to a better program for myself. I am walking more eating better and taking time for myself. I am losing weight again. Slowly but losing. I feel a greater inner peace than I have in a... Read more
First time ever
Monday, September 07, 2015      5 comments

This morning my Son, Grandson and I walked to a Farmers Market. We got up early (still warm in Las Vegas) First time I have ever earned the max points for exercise I believe in my history with Sparks. Now I know I can't keep this up everyday bec... Read more
Great Weekend
Sunday, October 26, 2014      2 comments

Started off the weekend with a 5K with my husband and grandson. emoticon All the proceeds went to the foster chi... Read more
Sparks Coach Assignment
Wednesday, October 01, 2014      4 comments

Question--When is the last time you had a all or nothing attitude? Easy--The last day of my trip. I just started and couldn't stop which ended my 50 some days of abstinence from binge eating. Always seems to happen on a trip. Which is why I do... Read more
Advice for a overweight teenager
Sunday, August 17, 2014      2 comments

My Grandson has been overweight most of his life. I have worked with him and we had success monitoring his eating habits. For the last year he has lived with his Mom (trial basis I am his legal guardian). I almost cried when I saw him but had pr... Read more
SparkCoach assignment
Saturday, August 16, 2014      5 comments

Today's assignment is about food sabotaging. Who sabotages my efforts? Me and only me because I don't let others do that to me. I have been on a unplanned emotional trip. When my emotions are involved I binge heavily. This weekend I overate but ... Read more
Tuesday, August 12, 2014      5 comments

Today's ST assignment is to give myself 3 You have been binge free for 2 weeks it looks good on you. You care so well for others.Exercise and hard work is showing... Read more
7 days bingefree
Sunday, August 03, 2014      9 comments

Its a start. I have been binging since the end of march when I failed my clinical. Since I haven't had too many failures when it comes to school, it hurt me to the core. I binged for 4 months before I could get control although I tried could no... Read more
This week
Friday, March 21, 2014      5 comments

This week I will be partying all night with my textbooks, highlighters notes and tea! I test next weekend. Don't know if I'm ready but I have to at least try. Leaving for Wisconsin on Thursday morning at 1 am. Keep me in your thoughts and prayer... Read more
Happy Birthday to me!
Thursday, March 20, 2014      14 comments

I turned 55 years old today. I am making this year my best yet. Yesterday was my 20th wedding anniversary. Milestones to be celebrated at a mindful dinner out tomorrow night. Healthier and happier and in a much better place physically and emoti... Read more
SparkCoach Assignment
Friday, March 14, 2014      5 comments

Today I am to list at least 3 positives--- 1. I continue to be off all my diabetes medications. 2. My blood sugars are withing normal range but at times have dipped, not gone up 3. My mind is focused. No more food fogs! 4. My clothes fit... Read more
Wednesday, March 05, 2014      6 comments

If you have made mistakes, there is always another chance for you. You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call 'failure' is not falling down, but the staying down. Mary Picford When I originally posted this I ha... Read more
Sunday, March 02, 2014      9 comments

Read this tonight-- Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.----------Helen Keller I need to be as optimistic as I can and the confidence will follow!... Read more
Long Term Goals
Monday, February 24, 2014      12 comments

My biggest long term goal Is to get to goal and stay there. I can get there I know I can. I have done this 3 times and restarted more times than I can count. I know what to do but after the weight is gone I just start back into the habits that g... Read more
I am on a streak!
Wednesday, February 19, 2014      9 comments

1. Down 9 lbs. 2. Exercising at least 5 days/wk for at least an hour 3.Getting some SPAT glow getter awards 4.Walking on the treadmill or outdoors to a good sweat! 5. Eating very healthy but allowing treats that don't send me into a bing... Read more

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