Thursday, June 07, 2012      1 comments

bal•ance [bal-uhns] - a state of equilibrium or equipoise; equal distribution of weight, amount, etc. In the world today we have to ask ourselves how we "balance" our lives. From play, work, emotions, to what we eat. Advertisements pushi... Read more
Uncovering the truth...
Thursday, May 10, 2012      7 comments

Like many of my fellow Sparks I've been struggling with the ups and downs...and a scale who hates me! Well, I've found some answers to some of my least for me. I would like to share some knowledge that I have gained over the pas... Read more
Who said exercise can't be fun?!
Monday, May 07, 2012      4 comments

Yesterday my family (brother, niece, my son & daughter) and I got up before dawn and headed out to Netarts Bay on the Oregon coast to catch the low tide for clamming. (about an 1 1/2 hour drive) We had the car packed in record time and were of... Read more
Small Victories
Wednesday, April 25, 2012      3 comments

I've been at my place of work for almost 7 years now and during this time there has been parties, potlucks, celebrations and "snack" day. Somehow someone would always seem offended when I would politely decline and more times than not I just ga... Read more
Weigh in tomorrow!
Tuesday, April 17, 2012      1 comments

emoticon Tomorrow I finally get to weigh in and see if I've busted through my plateau this week. My acupunctur... Read more
Something to think about.
Thursday, April 12, 2012      2 comments

"Don't take anything personally", from the The Four Agreements, by Don Miguel Ruiz. This is my second time reading this book. The past couple weeks, work has been a struggle with a boss that STRESS all wrapped up in beige and high heels. ... Read more
Positive Changes!
Wednesday, April 04, 2012      5 comments

For years I've been working at trying to lose weight but the harder I tried the more I gained. No one seemed to have the answers. I was eating right, counting calories, working out and my doctor ran every test she could think of. She recommen... Read more
Pushing hard!
Friday, July 15, 2011      2 comments

I actually managed to ride my bike for 7.8 miles and instead of walking it up the hills, I rode it up! I haven't done that since before I was pregnant with my son over 19 years ago! This journey I started on isn't easy but then nothing good in... Read more