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What Are You Thankful For?

Monday, November 24, 2014      16 comments

Most of All Thanksgiving Day brings to mind the blessings in our lives that usually go unnoticed: Read more

The Power of Words

Friday, November 21, 2014      13 comments

Just thought I'd share this inspirational, short video. youtu.be/PpVSeV_V1ug ... Read more

To Streak or Not to Streak...

Monday, November 17, 2014      13 comments

I stopped attempting the no-sweets streaks, because the more I tried to avoid them, the more I craved them. I figured that by taking the focus and pressure off the strea... Read more

Saturday Self-Pep Talk :)

Saturday, November 15, 2014      19 comments

Stepfanie, a friend of SparkPeople, says: "At some point you realize that life is just that: life. Ups, downs, good, bad, it's all just life. It all balances out, and letting every little bump in the road sideline you is no way to live." ... Read more

Self-Motivation and Accountability

Monday, November 10, 2014      16 comments

"Hope is a renewable option: If you run out of it at the end of the day, you get to start over in the morning." ~ Barbara Kingsolver So, I am starting over this m... Read more

Self-Destructive Behavior

Friday, October 31, 2014      16 comments

I am trying very hard to come out of this binge eating mode. I was doing so well in mid August to mid September, and then it all stopped and I started falling back into my old self destructive habits. What's ironic is that I indulge in swee... Read more

Changing Direction...Not the Destination

Saturday, October 25, 2014      14 comments

Although I posted a seasonal goal in the beginning of October, I feel the need to update already and try to analyze the reasons why I'm struggling so much. Culprit... Read more

Getting Into the Halloween Spirit :)

Monday, October 20, 2014      12 comments

So I have been getting into the Halloween spirit by decorating the outside of my home. These are just two of my decorations. emoticonRead more

Can You Lose Weight Without Counting Calories?

Monday, October 06, 2014      20 comments

I have been counting calories for over half my lifetime, keeping track of what I eat in a notebook, or a computer, so I have a pretty good idea of what a good day of eating looks like. I do great counting calories when I'm super motivated,... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts My Autumn Goal

Tuesday, September 23, 2014      123 comments

"Change is in the air. This change reminds us that we are made and beautifully sculpted by the same power that orchestrates the change of season. Let this be the season yo... Read more

Remembering 9/11

Thursday, September 11, 2014      11 comments

ďRemember the hours after September 11th when we came together as one to answer the attack against our homeland. We drew strength when our firefighters ran upstairs... Read more

August Progress Report :)

Tuesday, September 02, 2014      12 comments

"By all these lovely tokens September days are here, With summerís best of weather And autumnís best of cheer." - Helen Hunt Jackson, September, 1830-1885 ... Read more

Robin Williams Tribute

Friday, August 15, 2014      7 comments

Hello sparkfriends! I came across this beautiful tribute to Robin Williams and I wanted to share. youtu.be/6csfDT5ovps ... Read more

July Review/August Goals

Sunday, August 03, 2014      10 comments

SWEETS! I've been battling it for years. They've been times when I was able to go without sweets for months, and other times when I couldn't last more than two days ... Read more

What a Bummer!

Monday, July 07, 2014      12 comments

I've been getting all these great spark badges and trophies for fitness lately which surprised me a little. I have been walking everyday, I aim for 2-3 miles, but all these trophy popups started appearing and it made me a bit suspicious. Read more


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