The great thing about Spark People is that you can find a team that supports you and has goals common to yours. This summer I found that with the Sizzling 5% Summer Challenge. For 8 weeks, we worked on losing 5% of our total weight. I finishe... Read more
Since mid-May, I've been on a Spark Team that is trying to lose 5% of their weight by July 3. I was hesitant in joining this team, which then divided into smaller teams. I wasn't sure I would remain a part of the team, especially since the fir... Read more
Tomorrow is my thryoidectomy. I've run through the gamut of emotions---from shock and disbelief, to being scared *&^%*#%, to coming to terms with it. Last week, as I was talking to my younger brother for the umpteenth time, I told him I was ok... Read more
When I read MARENAMOO's blog, "I stole this from Kasey (KASEYCOFF). I found that I really did get to know her better when she does these. It is surprising how our perception of someone through spark can be altered or confirmed by these questions... Read more
A SparkFriend had this as a blog; and I really liked it. IF it hits your fancy, copy, paste and change to fit your style.
A - Age: 56
B - Bed size: Queen (and I have a great mattress for it! So nice when I go to sleep!)
C - Chore y... Read more
Twenty-eight years ago today I was given the most precious of gifts. My daughter was born. When I saw her with her father, immediately after delivery, and the joy we both had for her birth, I knew we had a gift from God. I began making vows t... Read more
If life was pictured as a vast oceanic expanse laying before you as far as you could see, how would you enter into it?
Would you stand and just look at it?
At first, until I have a plan...
Would you dip your toe into it?
A... Read more
Last month, one of my Spark Teams, 10000 Steps a Day, had a challenge to review the month and set new goals. Here is my review!
1)What do you really want to achieve in March? To regain more mobility, especially since I... Read more
One of my Spark Teams, 10000 Steps a Day, is really, really active and health focused. (I LOVE IT!!!) Their weekend challenge is to review February and set goals for March.
So here goes:
FEBRUARY IN REVIEW:
1)What did you achiev... Read more
I read the Daily Spark titled, "I Carried the Olympic Torch," www.dailyspark.com/blog. asp?post=i_carried_the_oly mpic_torch . The blogger really impressed me with the writing and the event. What an honor!
At the end... Read more
I just read this from The Daily Spark www.dailyspark.com/blog. asp?post=overwhelmed_by_st arfish
The story of the starfish is not new, but it is one of making a difference. The analogy of setting the bowl to catch t... Read more