A coworker shared a phenomenal online resource with me which I think many of you will enjoy, so I am passing it along.
The website is www.flowerfellows.com
As it was explained to me, this group was founded by a woman ... Read more
Last January I was inspired by my SF MRSPRINCIPAL to think of a word to inspire me for the year. My word for 2013 was "Integrity", which for me meant keeping promises I make to myself.
My word for 2014 is CONFIDENCE.
I found an old jo... Read more
Christmas Eve is anything but silent in our family...and I wouldn't want it any other way. This year there were 16 adults plus 2 children packed around my brother's banquet table on Christmas Eve. The table used to belong to my grandmother, and... Read more
The few times that I tried Weight Watchers (unsuccessfully), my initial goal was set by the woman behind the counter at 10% of my body weight. To me, losing that 25 lbs seemed insurmountable. I always lost five or six pounds, then started roll... Read more
Anyone who listens to contemporary Christian music has probably heard of Matthew West, an extremely talented singer/songwriter who has been topping the Christian music charts for the past few years.
I was invited to Matthew's wedding but di... Read more
I had such a great day today. The junior high students behaved well. I even got some compliments from them! I stayed on track with my food and, for the third day in a row, drank tea instead of coffee. In fact, I felt so good, I decided to ru... Read more
A couple of days ago I wrote a blog about being stuck and overwhelmed in my career decisions. I asked for help. And you, dear spark friends, responded so sincerely, so helpfully, so smartly, and so KINDLY that it absolutely amazes me! I have ... Read more
Alright, sparklers, I need your help!
This is not directly about my weight loss journey, but it does significantly affect my life, moods, and tendency to overeat. Any help or suggestions you can offer would be greatly appreciated.
I ... Read more
A few people have asked me how the cherimoya that DD and I bought last week tasted. Let's just say...not a fan!
I looked up the fruit on the internet and learned that it is also called a "custard apple" because it's texture is supposed to b... Read more
I hate grocery shopping. I really do. But I KNOW that if I don't go into the work week with healthy options for lunch, I will end up bingeing. As an added incentive, my DD's pediatrician told me Friday that the reason DD has been getting dizzy... Read more
At the beginning of October, I wrote a blog of my October goals, printed it out the list, and posted it on my refrigerator. It is now the end of October, none of the goals are done, and every time I look at the list on the fridge, I feel like a... Read more
I just found a fantastic resource I thought I would share.
I absolutely love, love, love Sparkpeople, but the one thing I have been frustrated by is the lack of more specific exercise options for the fitness tracker. For example, when I w... Read more