I think people forget that a goal is something we work towards, not a definition of who are based on whether or not we achieved the goal.
We beat ourselves down with these goals instead of letting them inspire us, which is supposed to be the ... Read more
What were 3 things you did exceptionally well in 2016?
I don’t feel I did anything well. My grief and daily panic attacks ruled my life.
What were 3 things that could have been done with more.... focus?
Preparing foo... Read more
Tomorrow is the second anniversary of Jack's unexpected passing, and I realized that 'frozen' is the best word to describe the past two years for me. I have not been able to move forward at all. I miss him so much, I still weep every day or near... Read more
I am not trying to influence your food choices, I just thought you too might be inspired by this mans story. I copied this from the Forks over Knives website.
www.forksoverknives.com/ sick-and-disabled-to-healt hy-on-a-plant-b... Read more
I came across this while browsing through the video selection on Amazon. If you have Amazon prime it is free.
This documentary is based on a man in Australia eating the equivalent of 40 teaspoons of sugar a day for 60 days, (What the ave... Read more
I am one of those people that regains everything I lose. Over and over and over again. So this article caught my interest. Based on this simple theory and my current weight, I could lose nearly 1/2 pound a day in the beginning. For me, I think i... Read more
I was able to get to the cemetery yesterday. I spent the day with my daughter Naema.
I had moments of tears, but they were brief. My youngest daughter Aisha checked in on me by text, as did several friends. I had wonderful Spark friends that... Read more
The wedding was perfect. The sky was a bit overcast but it was warm with a gentle breeze blowing. Everyone had a fun, relaxed time. I could not have asked for a better day for my little girl.
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My Jack has been gone nearly 9 months. I know technically as a widow I am single, but I still feel very much married. I am devastated right now, I have lost my wedding rings. I took them off because my fingers were swelling and now I cannot find... Read more
I will be joining the Purple Passion team for the fall challenge. I hope to see some of you there.
I have been having a great deal of pain in my legs recently, but I am trying to not let it stop me from exercising. I took my little dog aro... Read more
August 10th would have been our 18th wedding anniversary. I remember him promising me would celebrate our silver anniversary together. I know he tried. He did his very best.
I know I will have to face a lot of 'firsts' without him.
I still... Read more
Depression is feeling heavy. all I want to do is sleep. The dogs don't get along at all, so I have to keep them separated with 2 gates and kennels. My daughter will pick her dog up tomorrow afternoon, so it's only for 1 more day.
A family fri... Read more
It's been 8 weeks since my Jack died. My heart and soul still ache so much for him. This house is so quiet and lonely. I try to stay out of the living room as much as possible, that is where we would hang out together, talk, watch favorite TV sh... Read more
I receive daily emails from a grief support group. Having lost my husband, my mother and my dog in an 8 month period, today's message is very helpful to me in understanding why my pain runs so deep and my heart aches with every waking thought. ... Read more
I have received the most special outpouring of love and support from my Spark friends, people that have never even met me are sending cards, words of support and checking in on almost daily me to make sure I am OK. What a wonderful group of pe... Read more