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Starting over (or not)
7/31/2014 12:46:37 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Back in 2013, I wrote my one and only Popular Blog Post. The blog took on the phrase "on the wagon" and concluded that, because a true lifestyle chan...  Read more


Tired, But Victorious
7/31/2014 12:42:41 AM,  5 COMMENTS

248 Up at 6:00 AM (my Mr. lovingly reinforced the alarm clock with a kiss... it's a special thing when someone else wants y...  Read more


The World Is Off It's Axel...
7/30/2014 10:54:45 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Trying really hard to stay positive... My brother is at Sloane Kettering today. His red blood count is so high that they have to take blood from...  Read more


Good Wednesday...
7/30/2014 10:15:46 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Walked for an hour this morning and made 10,000 steps by lunch. Went to the gym and worked on back and biceps today. My body is still hurting fr...  Read more


Psst... hey you! Yes, you... walking with the walker...
7/30/2014 9:33:22 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Did you know you inspire me? That you were one of my early motivations? You may be walking with a walker now. You may have had body parts repla...  Read more


I tried to save my uncle's life.
7/30/2014 9:00:50 PM,  2 COMMENTS

This past weekend 15 members of my family went up to Estes Park for a family reunion. It was just a beautiful place. We stayed on a property that had...  Read more


Laura's update: Lovin' my new GYM!
7/30/2014 7:35:46 PM,  4 COMMENTS

It's been almost a month since I joined my new gym - Planet Fitness!! ...:::and I am feeling Ggrreat! Can I just give a holler for Fitness...  Read more


7/30/2014 6:31:54 PM,  3 COMMENTS

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Feeling great
7/30/2014 6:14:27 PM,  5 COMMENTS

As I continue my maintenance journey, all is going well. I hope I might take off a couple more pounds as a cushion but not stressing about it. I sure...  Read more


Home Again!
7/30/2014 5:53:56 PM,  6 COMMENTS

OMG, we drove home like crazy people: 8 hours the first day, 11 the second, 9 the third. Driving while pulling a trailer is waaay slower and waaay h...  Read more


What you have to look forward to
7/30/2014 4:57:10 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Loved this statement from _Ramona's blog yesterday. PEACE, JOY, and HOPE will draw near in abundance when mindful, intentional, balanced living is...  Read more


Tuesday, Positive Focus, Day 90
7/30/2014 4:19:23 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Scale day again! It's being a pain since it was a pound lighter the day before, but my scale does that to me frequently. It was a half pound lighter t...  Read more


August already
7/30/2014 3:28:56 PM,  12 COMMENTS

My how this year is flying by; on 23rd August we'll count being here in our seaside home for 10 months. 10 months!!! Feel so at home here now. ...  Read more


50 Shades of Grey
7/30/2014 3:22:55 PM,  5 COMMENTS

So I decided to read Fifty Shades of Grey. Less for personal enjoyment, more for "social analysis." Ugh. This book disgusts me. How can anyone enjoy t...  Read more


Impressing Myself
7/30/2014 3:15:42 PM,  14 COMMENTS

On a fluke I went back and read my blog from July 22, 2013. I wrote the following: "When I got my FitBit in January, I was lucky if I got 2500 s...  Read more


Light at the end of the tunnel...
7/30/2014 1:43:30 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Adam is pretty much moved!!!! Yay! He is very happy with his new freedom. We are working on Josh's room now. Progress!!! My stomach is much bette...  Read more


7/30/2014 1:34:43 PM,  2 COMMENTS

It's been such a long time since my last blog! I can't believe it's almost the end of July. Next month is our State Fair already. Look forwar...  Read more


Eatingwell's Sausage-&-Quinoa-Stuffed Zucchini
7/30/2014 12:59:30 PM,  3 COMMENTS

This week for lunch, I've been eating Eatingwell's Sausage-&-Quinoa-Stuffed Zucchini (
_quinoa_stuffed_zuc...  Read more


Take a Virtual Vacation ~ Anytime!
7/30/2014 12:51:26 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Unable to take a vacation this year? I know a few of you that wish you could. I can only take a few days, but hey, that's better than no vacation. He...  Read more


Treadmill vs. Road Runs
7/30/2014 12:31:26 PM,  18 COMMENTS

Good article recommended today on my start page comparing treadmill and road runs:
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7/30/2014 12:18:40 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I took 19,475 steps yesterday! The best part is that I didn't do anything extraordinary -- just back to my old routine! I took a short walk on my lu...  Read more


Time to get real again
7/30/2014 12:07:10 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Now that we've accomplished THE BIG MOVE and settled in, it's time for me to get back to Sparking again. In my new city, I've been exploring almost e...  Read more


Time Sensitive Offer (Buck Books!)
7/30/2014 11:59:53 AM,  9 COMMENTS

I've been wanting to read this book, but I didn't want to pay the hardcover price... now everyone can read it for less than the price of a coffee! ...  Read more


Just some random stuff.
7/30/2014 11:55:56 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Thought I would take an update photo of my visual encouragement! It's at 10lbs. still left and 60 lost. We made the Asian Inspired S...  Read more


Making Salsa
7/30/2014 11:28:17 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I made homemade salsa this morning. We had just enough tomatoes from our garden to make a batch. I can smell it simmering on the stove top. It smells...  Read more


Caving to the sugar craving........
7/30/2014 11:19:20 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I'm having intense sugar cravings after every meal -- I mean intense! Like the meal isn't finished unless I have desert to go with it. Last night I gr...  Read more


Lots To Do
7/30/2014 11:16:54 AM,  5 COMMENTS

So much to do and never enough time to do it all... trying to figure out where in the heck to start my day....  Read more


Workout Wednesday
7/30/2014 10:56:21 AM,  10 COMMENTS

Back story of todays' photo: The boyfriend ran out of deodorant yesterday morning and I went to Target to get him one (so he wouldn't be stinky at...  Read more


30-Day Shred: Level 1, Day 9
7/30/2014 10:43:38 AM,  3 COMMENTS

5 things I've learned doing Level 1: 1. It really does get easier. 2. Doing bicycle crunches slowly is a lot harder than doing them quickly. ...  Read more


7/30/2014 10:19:11 AM,  24 COMMENTS

The cardiologist visited with FIL yesterday and said that he is very anemic and malnourished. He prescribe an IV treatment that would replenish his n...  Read more


More Fitness less Appetite!
7/30/2014 9:49:58 AM,  6 COMMENTS

My son made this great post/5K dinner the other night. I noticed how much more satisfying food is and that I tend to feel fuller and fuller sooner!...  Read more


it's wednesday
7/30/2014 9:41:55 AM,  6 COMMENTS

had a somewhat restless night last night. so today i am more tired than usual. i will have a power nap this afternoon and that will help. i am running...  Read more


Personal student loans.
7/30/2014 9:30:46 AM,  7 COMMENTS

My oldest is returning to college in a couple of weeks. Last year she made it through without any loans. She has a soccer scholarship that helps with...  Read more


Today's Inspirational Quote
7/30/2014 8:40:50 AM,  17 COMMENTS

“Women get boob jobs to give themselves a certain edge. Frankly, I don't see why they nearly kill themselves trying to diet off their equally bulbous...  Read more


Happy Wednesday
7/30/2014 8:10:41 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Happy Hump Day!!! This is the day my willpower to stay within my caloric range starts to get hard. I must push through this day and remain diligent....  Read more


Happy Wednesday
7/30/2014 8:10:39 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Happy Hump Day!!! This is the day my willpower to stay within my caloric range starts to get hard. I must push through this day and remain diligent....  Read more


Trivia trivia!!
7/30/2014 8:10:32 AM,  16 COMMENTS

I am always trying to achieve monthly Trivia A student status!! But seldom succeeding. I look enviously at those names that come up day after day a...  Read more


Baby Smiles
7/30/2014 6:16:43 AM,  14 COMMENTS

Baby smiles are the most honest smiles Either a child likes you, or not. When you open your heart up to a child, you are often rewarded with...  Read more


7/30/2014 5:22:48 AM,  16 COMMENTS

Ya Just Gotta Believe! ...  Read more


7/30/2014 3:24:18 AM,  20 COMMENTS

People Who Had One Job, and Failed Miserably at It ...  Read more


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