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I'll do it - tomorrow ends today!

Tuesday, March 24, 2015      28 comments

Last April I was doing some of my best Sparking ever - sticking to my diet and walking 10,000 steps a day, trying new things like kettle bells, and made it to onederland the next month. Something happened that caused negative thinking and unhapp... Read more

Spring! My Favorite Season!

Monday, March 23, 2015      20 comments

Spring is the season where I do better with my good intention to exercise and diet. There are no major eating events and parties. Yes there is Easter but that's not the same as Thanksgiving or Christmas. I am thinking ahead to how I would ... Read more

5% Challenge & Pacific Crest Trail

Sunday, March 15, 2015      21 comments

Here is where I started today on the virtual Pacific Crest Trail. It's fun to see pictures of where I am along the trail. If you are doing the trail, please look for me KA... Read more

5% Challenge Invitation to You!

Thursday, March 12, 2015      16 comments

I want to bike and hike this year so I need to rehabilitate my legs. In Feb. I hurt my knees and got a respiratory infection, so I really cut back on walking. Spring is here and the west coast is so beautiful, so it'a great motivator to get out ... Read more

Change in My 5% Challenge Attitude

Monday, March 09, 2015      23 comments

A few days ago I misplaced my Fitbit. The laundry was done and no fitbit was found in the washer or dryer, so I wasn't too worried, the worst hadn't happened, it would show up. Hubby and I walked on Saturday and still no fitbit. Wow that's not l... Read more

Home Again - Goal Lean & Mobile

Thursday, March 05, 2015      19 comments

I was in Palm Springs for 2 months and returned home yesterday. Spring on the west coast is beautiful - green grass, early flowers, sunshine, nice to be out walking. I just watched Aging Backwards on PBS with Miranda Esmonde-White. Topic -... Read more

Over Eaters Anonymous - Meeting 3 Onboard!

Saturday, February 07, 2015      29 comments

At the meeting Friday, I am not be sure if I felt I am 'one of them’, but look at the evidence - I am over weight, many times I make poor food choices or eat too much, and it’s apparent I am not in control of my eating behaviors. Maybe eat... Read more

OE Meeting 2 - OE Abstinence

Friday, January 30, 2015      23 comments

Today I attended my second Overeaters Anon meeting. This was the first time I introduced myself as 'Lynn a Compulsive Overeater'. (In my mind I define myself as a person who can lose weight but not keep it off, so I am a Compulsive Overeater). D... Read more

Day 16 of 10,000 Step Streak

Friday, January 16, 2015      25 comments

We are in Palm Springs for January and February. Having this getaway makes it easier to get back on track with the daily steps. I am tired today and have only done 5,000 steps, but I expect I will do 10,000 by 10 PM. This month our friends ... Read more

Overeaters Anonymous - YES!

Friday, January 09, 2015      35 comments

There are 15 questions, but these are the 5 applicable to me, from the OE website. Do I have feelings of guilt, shame or embarrassment about my weight or the way I eat? YES Have I lost weight with a diet or “period of control” onl... Read more

Happy Healthy New Year in Progress

Friday, January 02, 2015      20 comments

We left home Dec. 28th with our friends (they have their own car) and arrived in Palm Springs on New Years Eve. I was super excited to go out for dinner and entertainment at the casino. I had my last naughty meal of the year and WON $1,000 as a ... Read more

Happy & Healthy New Year - Coming Up!

Friday, December 26, 2014      17 comments

We are headed south on Dec. 28th to soak up the sun. Today I am packing (yes taking my scale along) and it gives me time to think - what will I wear on vacation, how I will kick start my diet, exercise, 2015 goals, how to energize... I gain... Read more

Setting Small Goals & 5% Challenge Info

Thursday, December 18, 2014      16 comments

I am taking small steps to reach big goals. I was sick for a month and still feel so tired. I am setting small daily goals that will get me headed in the right direction. As I feel better there will be more momentum and bigger goals. 1) go... Read more

Why the 5% Challenge Works

Sunday, December 14, 2014      21 comments

We take a little break between challenges and reflect on the successes of the last challenge. It so exciting to see the long list of names of those who lost 5% or more, and know how happy they are. Sometimes we do not get the results we would li... Read more

Winter 5% Challenge

Saturday, December 13, 2014      47 comments

Yawn, stretch, wake up... let's get Sparking again. If you took a few weeks off after the Fall 5% Challenge, now is the time to get back on the diet and getting exercising. Invite your friends to the Winter Challenge, get a running start on the ... Read more


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