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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Where I've been...
Sunday, April 16, 2017      27 comments

About 50 days ago I walked away from Spark. I quit several teams that I wasn't really active on and I posted the "spark break" message on my feed. I still logged in each day because I've done so for almost 1,000 days straight and I was really ho... Read more
Thoughts on 47
Friday, November 18, 2016      9 comments

So...I turned 47 today. emoticon I guess it's time I updated my name as I haven't been Sunflowergal40 in a while, ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts What does "Living the good life" mean to you?
Monday, November 14, 2016      47 comments

Living the good life...what comes to mind? Expensive cars? emoticon Traveling? ... Read more
How many miles could you walk in 8 weeks?
Sunday, November 13, 2016      12 comments

emoticon I've walked 200 miles! ... Read more
What can you do with 8 weeks?
Saturday, November 12, 2016      11 comments

8 weeks... emoticon 56 days... ... Read more
Have you seen my spark?
Wednesday, February 17, 2016      17 comments

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Never Quit Pledge
Friday, January 01, 2016      7 comments

Never Quit Pledge Today, I promise I will not quit. I pledge that no matter, how many ups and downs I pass through, I will continue on my journey. I pledge to make a NEW START today, and forgive myself for my past, and to st... Read more
back to school's biggest loser
Sunday, August 02, 2015      10 comments

I go back to school tomorrow. When I left May 29 I had joined a teacher summer biggest loser challenge. Everyone who wanted to participate put $20 in the pot. The person who weighs in this week with the biggest percentage lost gets that pot of m... Read more
Life happens
Thursday, July 30, 2015      8 comments

I started the summer with a goal of losing 10 pounds. As of Monday I had met that goal. And then Tuesday happened. Tuesday--I had a mid-morning appointment with the kids at church. It just made sense to pick up Chick-fil-A for lunch on the... Read more
5 years on SparkPeople...lessons learned
Thursday, July 16, 2015      9 comments

Yesterday was my emoticon and I found myself thinking about what I have learned during those 5 years. So I offer t... Read more
Fight or flight?
Sunday, July 12, 2015      5 comments

My story begins yesterday. I was actually looking forward to getting on the scale for my weekly weigh in. I know, amazing, right? I thought about how much I had worked the day before painting my daughter's room, walking over 11,000 steps, and ev... Read more
Week 1 of 5% challenge
Saturday, July 04, 2015      7 comments

Ok so my first response as I think about week 1 of my 5% challenge is emoticon as the ... Read more
Day 4 of my 5% challenge
Tuesday, June 30, 2015      4 comments

Does the emoticon just intentionally try to sabotage anything good we do to make us healthier and happier? I ... Read more
Day 3 of my 5% challenge
Monday, June 29, 2015      3 comments

I woke up this morning with a killer sinus headache as well as the earache. I decided enough was enough and went to the local quick care to get antibiotic drops. I spent a good bit of the day dealing with this and the pain. I was afraid this wou... Read more
Day 2 of my 5% challenge
Sunday, June 28, 2015      5 comments

I don't feel as successful today as I did yesterday. Why? Because I did not get in all the mini walks that led to 10,000 steps yesterday. Plus my ear is still hurting so I sat down to put some heat on it and fell asleep. I don't like taking naps... Read more

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