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I realize
Monday, July 16, 2018      2 comments

I realize that this is not a 'begin again' situation. This year has been a year of making better choices. I just went two weeks of not exercising or eating right, using the excuse of family vacation to allow a hiatus in my positive decision ma... Read more
Tuesday, February 13, 2018      3 comments

For many more years than I can remember I have been in mental warfare with my body. I think we are both losing...not weight...just losing the fight. This year is a new start. My husband and I started the year off with a 21-day purification cl... Read more
Looking for that life line
Friday, May 12, 2017      7 comments

Hi Spark has been a long time. I could give you a laundry list of reasons why I have been away so long, but I would rather not waste anyone's time with that. What I am looking for today is the "thing" that got you back on track. ... Read more
My health is gaining on me
Wednesday, February 11, 2015      1 comments

Ha...get it..."gaining on me". Anyway...I have been to A LOT of doctors this year so far. Did you just look at a calendar and see that we are only in February? Well...I am trying to make a concerted effort to get my health in order. This is ... Read more
A new day
Friday, January 17, 2014      1 comments

Stretching this a.m. And realizing I am making positive changes in small increments. I try to challenge myself to make a choice that my body will appreciate and benefit from.... Read more
New I go!
Monday, October 28, 2013      3 comments

I am now two months postop total hysterectomy...fortunately I had the laparascopic procedure so recovery was not that bad. I am officially going through "the change" and I can envision a better life for me, a more comfortable life in my own ski... Read more
Today is the first day
Saturday, May 18, 2013      5 comments

A note to myself: Dear Carol, I am glad you decided to return to Spark and to begin again to journey toward a healthier life. It will be difficult, but you will have friends along the way to keep you going when you feel like you've had enough.... Read more
I am not my body, I am not my mind, I am my spirit
Wednesday, November 21, 2012      2 comments

I have been having trouble lately finding nice exercise clothes that fit, are comfortable, and not horrible looking. I also have been having trouble with exercises and yoga poses that my current belly size/shape don't allow me to do. I have de... Read more
okay...that's it...
Monday, July 23, 2012      5 comments

I am older than I once was, have physical limitations I didn't used to have and have more weight on my body that ever before...and everytime I decide to do something about it...there seem to be only options for young, skinny, energetic gymnast t... Read more
Back to step one...I admit that I am powerless over food and that my life has become unmanageable.
Monday, October 10, 2011      0 comments

The Twelve Steps of Overeaters Anonymous 1.We admitted we were powerless over food — that our lives had become unmanageable. 2.Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity. 3.Made a decision to turn our ... Read more
I love this article!!! "If Fat Could Talk"
Friday, July 29, 2011      1 comments
if-fat-could-talk/ June 10th, 2010 If Fat Could Talk Written by Tonya Leigh Twelve years ago, I looked in the mirror and didn’t recognize my body. My once healthy and slender frame was now bur... Read more
Hey...Recovery...why do I not like you sometimes?
Friday, July 29, 2011      0 comments

Dear Recovery, Why is it sometimes that I don't like you? You are only there to help me feel better and be the best me possible. You don't abandon are who you are and what you are all of the time...your 12 steps are sturdy, true ... Read more