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The Changing Shape of Motivation
4/7/2014 6:07:24 PM,
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...
4/7/2014 8:43:01 AM,
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...
Back to the Start Again
4/7/2014 8:12:25 AM,
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...
4/7/2014 7:20:43 AM,
Which hunger are you feeding?
Your body -- truly physical hunger or your head -- emotional hunger?
I ask because I am an Emotional Eater....
Some thoughts about being 'hard' or 'soft' on myself!
4/7/2014 7:19:21 AM,
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...
So My "Inner Brat" Had Some Valid Points...
4/7/2014 3:33:05 AM,
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...
I remember that person
4/7/2014 1:04:57 AM,
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...
100 days of happy
4/7/2014 12:44:22 AM,
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...
100 lbs lost, 7 sizes down and pics to prove it! I did it!!!!!!
4/6/2014 6:01:23 PM,
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.
A hike for wild flowers’ lovers
4/6/2014 1:55:45 PM,
Hello dear Sparkfriends!
Hikes are unforgettable in the Paris area in April… there are so many flowers!
I had kept this...
Oreo The Shelter Kitty Comes Home
4/6/2014 12:06:40 AM,
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...
Change of Plans
4/3/2014 12:49:58 PM,
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...
How Will Getting Fat (Again) Help?
4/3/2014 9:58:51 AM,
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...
Day 853- I'm the GRAND PRIZE WINNER!
4/3/2014 9:30:27 AM,
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...
Creating Space For Yourself
4/1/2014 8:45:46 AM,
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...
Sometimes I Wrestle with my INNER DEMONS. Streak day 24.
3/30/2014 1:37:57 PM,
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...
Taming Tuesday - Tales From 100# Down
3/25/2014 9:39:13 AM,
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...
“Something happened while the rest of us were making excuses…”
3/19/2014 1:43:43 PM,
“…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,...