I'm feeling compelled to write about this because I feel like it is always brushed aside...in people's lives and even here on Spark.
People focus on exercise as the be all and end all of losing weight....and the guilt that accompanies one's... Read more
There is no other word.
Just came back from getting my taxes done...seeing people I see every year...for the last 10 years. Yup - they knew me as heavy Annie, pregnant Annie several times, then heavy Annie once again.
One... Read more
A good day or a bad day...the choice is yours.
So...you didn't get to workout today like you planned. Is that going to ruin your life? Ummm...no, probably not.
Sooo.....you didn't get to eat all of your fiber that you planned today, a... Read more
Hmmm.....where to start with this one without being negative.....I hate being negative, but sometimes, you have to just get it out in order to get the positive back. So here it goes.....
It seems that I will not be doing the 5K run that I ... Read more
Wow - 4 years of Sparking.
Giving a big SHOUT OUT TO ALL YOU SPARKFRIENDS OUT THERE!!! You all ROCK!!!!!!
4 years of this:
19,056 Fitness Minutes
23,228 hits on my Sparkpage (that one blows my mind!)
4 Y... Read more
Oy! having such a hard time today for some reason!
I know I have to make a list and prioritize, but even with that I just cannot focus on more than one thing at a time today!
Very frustrating and very rare that I am this distracted....... Read more
So in my state of breathing through stress yesterday...of thinking and compartmentalizing that issues at hand & how to deal with them logically instead of emotionally (ooo, that's some good psychobabble there, huh?!? LOL) ... all I really wante... Read more
Actually...this is more of a reminder.
Inhale pink........exhale blue.
Inhale deep through the nose - filling every bit of lung with air.....exhale slowly - being conscious of each long breath.
Inhale pink.......exhale blue.
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You GOTTA have a sense of humor...I find that if I don't laugh and smile for a while, I start getting mopey and down. That's when I search out "Who's Line is it Anyway?" on tv or youtube and I get my laugh on once again.
Being in a happ... Read more
Today looking in the mirror, I will stare into my eyes and say that I love myself (despite the pizza dough skin on my stomach because really no matter how many situps I do, only a surgery will get rid of it for good).....that I am worthy of bein... Read more