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The Changing Shape of Motivation
4/7/2014 6:07:24 PM,  120 COMMENTS

Thanks so much to everyone who took the time to read and comment on my last blog about my "dirty little secrets". I had no idea it would touch so many...  Read more


Positive attitude
4/7/2014 8:43:01 AM,  77 COMMENTS

Sounds easy, doesn't it? Well, it should be. For me is a decision, I'm positive, I'm happy and I'm motivated; this is new day, I'm alive, healthy, hav...  Read more


Back to the Start Again
4/7/2014 8:12:25 AM,  81 COMMENTS

I am not sure why I do this to myself - I am like a little hamster on a training wheel going around-and-around-and-around and not getting anywhere. I...  Read more


Hunger Problem?
4/7/2014 7:20:43 AM,  129 COMMENTS

Which hunger are you feeding? Your body -- truly physical hunger or your head -- emotional hunger? I ask because I am an Emotional Eater....  Read more


Some thoughts about being 'hard' or 'soft' on myself!
4/7/2014 7:19:21 AM,  11 COMMENTS

Well, yesterday I came off my bike (just a bit bruised, and bike needed repairing!) and it set me thinking. I started eating lots of junk/comfort food...  Read more


So My "Inner Brat" Had Some Valid Points...
4/7/2014 3:33:05 AM,  82 COMMENTS

In my last blog,, I mentioned how my inner brat was throwing a temper tantrum over the healthy changes I was making. I had been working on cutting...  Read more


I remember that person
4/7/2014 1:04:57 AM,  9 COMMENTS

That use to be me. I was a Perfectionists and sometimes, still am. The old me says ...I blew it. I ate something I should not have. I wil...  Read more


100 days of happy
4/7/2014 12:44:22 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Can you find something to be happy about, every day, for 100 days? I thought I could, so I took the challenge. I am posting something that make...  Read more


100 lbs lost, 7 sizes down and pics to prove it! I did it!!!!!!
4/6/2014 6:01:23 PM,  293 COMMENTS

It happened! It finally happened! As of today I have officially lost over 100 lbs. which comes out to be 37.53% of my body weight. I starte...  Read more


A hike for wild flowers’ lovers
4/6/2014 1:55:45 PM,  110 COMMENTS

Hello dear Sparkfriends! Hikes are unforgettable in the Paris area in April… there are so many flowers! I had kept this...  Read more


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Oreo The Shelter Kitty Comes Home
4/6/2014 12:06:40 AM,  94 COMMENTS

There were a number of my Sparkfriends that wanted to see pictures of my new shelter kitty. I did one better and made a video of my babys first week h...  Read more


Change of Plans
4/3/2014 12:49:58 PM,  163 COMMENTS

Today is day 24 of my streak! Have you ever heard the old saying, "The best laid plans of mice and men often go astray"? Well, I laid ou...  Read more


How Will Getting Fat (Again) Help?
4/3/2014 9:58:51 AM,  239 COMMENTS

I received a comment on my blog that was GENIUS! Just what I needed to ask myself to give myself strength when fighting emotional eating- I call it e...  Read more


Day 853- I'm the GRAND PRIZE WINNER!
4/3/2014 9:30:27 AM,  135 COMMENTS

OH MY GOODNESS SPARKFRIENDS! A few weeks ago, I told you about the photo contest that I entered with a photo of J.D. and myself on the football f...  Read more


Creating Space For Yourself
4/1/2014 8:45:46 AM,  57 COMMENTS

It's easy to get off track. When our son Matt was a Webelo Scout he and I went to a workshop on orienteering. We were learning to read a...  Read more


Sometimes I Wrestle with my INNER DEMONS. Streak day 24.
3/30/2014 1:37:57 PM,  63 COMMENTS

18 Sometimes I wrestle with my inner demons, the ones that torment you. They grab hold of you like your a hostage, tempting you an end...  Read more


Taming Tuesday - Tales From 100# Down
3/25/2014 9:39:13 AM,  55 COMMENTS

I've got a busy schedule today and one that without planning and effort would easily find me skipping exercise and eating mindlessly. When life gets...  Read more


“Something happened while the rest of us were making excuses…”
3/19/2014 1:43:43 PM,  63 COMMENTS

“…You did it—you lost weight and have kept it off. And it was so easy for you.” A co-worker said this to me today. Initially, I shrugged it off,...  Read more


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