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  • Two Steps Forward.....

    3/25/2017 9:57:32 AM, by NANCY-

    It was exciting. My first solo trip to the market and not using the electric cart. Did well. In the evening took my son to visit his friend for d... Read more

  • More Spring in My Step

    3/24/2017 9:58:51 AM, by NANCY-

    Wow! After being laid up for most of the winter, it was surprising the energy I had last night after dinner. Did another Classical Stretch in ... Read more

  • Easing back into Exercise

    3/23/2017 8:03:24 AM, by NANCY-

    After being ill practically all winter long, my energy and stamina are zilch. I want to improve, not have a setback. I'm tired of having to sleep... Read more

  • Happy Spring Renewal

    3/20/2017 8:36:13 AM, by NANCY-

    Ah Spring! Transition time. Not fond of early Spring as it brings mud season. Later Spring is more glorious with unfolding leaves... Read more

  • Overview and Some Thoughts on the Engine 2 Seven Day Rescue Diet

    3/12/2017 7:06:08 PM, by PATTK1220

    I have been participating in a challenge using the principles in Rip Esselstyn's book "The Engine 2 Seven Day Rescue Diet with Recipes by Jane Es... Read more

  • Back again!

    3/6/2017 6:21:04 PM, by VEGFAERY

    It's amazing how I never give up! I am back again a year later and still struggling to lose weight. I am not upset though, because I finally I ... Read more

  • Rewarding Boundaries

    1/14/2017 9:43:40 AM, by NANCY-

    Setting boundaries can be viewed as being restrictive. However boundaries actually brings about rewards. Define your reward when you set th... Read more

  • Welcoming 2017 Choices

    12/30/2016 10:45:39 AM, by NANCY-

    'They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.' -Andy Warhol PIXIE-LICIOUS posted this in her feed a... Read more

  • A decade in review

    12/19/2016 11:16:39 AM, by NANCY-

    It is time that I update my Sparkpage. I stated the best is yet to come. Over all it was a good decade, however.... I am disappointed in my lack ... Read more

  • Aaaannndd.... Again!!

    10/10/2016 10:38:43 AM, by MPPRESTON

    Why can't I stay "on the wagon"??? Frustrating!! Just got Country Heat. Hoping this will do the trick. lol!!... Read more

  • Compete?? 9 months out

    8/8/2016 11:17:59 AM, by TESSMOMOF2

    Hello! Every 5 years or so, I get the bug again.... it makes me chuckle because looking at my last blog, it wasn't even a thought (well, maybe ... Read more

  • Good Day

    7/12/2016 5:26:30 PM, by COSMIC_ENERGY

    Started the day with meditation (Deepak & Oprah) Big Subway salad around 11:30 Went to Anytime Fitness for almost an hour. I did a t... Read more

  • Argh!

    7/11/2016 10:25:33 AM, by COSMIC_ENERGY

    Still struggling to make progress on the scale. Good news, I've started going to a gym. Had a 4 day streak - a couple days off - going back today... Read more

  • Unemployed

    7/5/2016 2:26:54 PM, by ANDILEIGH421

    For the first time since I was 15 years old, I don't have a job. I moved to Western MA last summer and took a new job, which took me away from th... Read more

  • Fell off the wagon and it ran over me!

    6/20/2016 9:36:23 AM, by COSMIC_ENERGY

    Long time no see! This has been a long rough school year (excuses, excuses). I was put back in third grade and we had too many kids & not enough ... Read more

  • HITT

    5/31/2016 10:14:53 PM, by SLWBABY

    So I am in love with HITT training I do it 3 times a week on my recumbent bike and afterwords I feel great! I thought my recumbent was my "old ... Read more

  • Day 1 was good

    5/24/2016 5:13:06 AM, by THE70SNUT

    Ok so I decided Monday (now it's yesterday) was day 1 of accountability. I have to admit, although I didn't get my exercise in (didn't sleep wel... Read more

  • And Time goes on..........

    5/23/2016 4:50:22 AM, by THE70SNUT

    Away from spark again.........what does that mean? Yep I've gained and at an all time high. Goals set and not met, not motivation or support, b... Read more

  • Getting Better?

    5/9/2016 11:36:59 AM, by NANCY-

    Argh!!!! The antibiotics mostly worked, still have a pocket about the size of a large marble at the back of my jaw. So another call to the dent... Read more

  • Root Canal

    4/27/2016 8:13:34 AM, by NANCY-

    All went well though I do look like a chipmunk prepping for winter on one side of my face. That puffy cheek has removed wrinkles too. Now what to... Read more

  • Daytripping

    4/16/2016 9:48:50 AM, by NANCY-

    What wonderful weather for a trip about 40 miles north to Northhampton, MA. Venturing into little shops, getting warming sunshine, temps in the c... Read more

  • It's been a year, kicking into gear!

    4/12/2016 9:42:35 AM, by TESSMOMOF2

    So it's been over a year since I've been on. Looking back at my last blog, it seems I'm in the same position weight wise! This is what I've bee... Read more

  • Celebrating Renewal.

    4/3/2016 3:51:23 PM, by NANCY-

    Today is my son's birthday. (The one that had his pacemaker replaced.) He is enjoying the day/ seeing snowflakes fall (what the...) enjoying the... Read more

  • Home again

    3/26/2016 8:18:24 AM, by NANCY-

    Yes I said again. Thursday was supposed to be a restorative trip to the shore, however we had a quick trip to the Doctor for my son which ended u... Read more

  • Warning: Temptation ... and Triumph

    3/18/2016 10:09:07 AM, by NANCY-

    I love to celebrate! Party!!!! Special treat for St. Patty's Day, stop at the smokehouse for smoked corned beef. It is set up cafeteria st... Read more

  • Working out the kinks

    3/14/2016 12:53:45 PM, by NANCY-

    I'm not liking 2016 very much. Even though I had a wonderful visit with the Grands, my back went into spasm and said it was time to go home. Neve... Read more

  • Wishful Thinking

    3/4/2016 8:50:16 AM, by NANCY-

    Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul And sings the tune without the words And never stops at all. --Emily Dickinson ... Read more

  • Not Perfect, but Good News

    3/2/2016 11:39:29 AM, by NANCY-

    Today I felt a bit stronger and did more exercises. Granted it wasn't a whole workout, but it was something. And something is much better than no... Read more

  • Reality Bites

    3/1/2016 12:31:17 PM, by NANCY-

    Alrighty.. Blood work drawn. Nuclear stress test is next week. (wonder if I will glow) Seriously I do not want to post a tale of ... Read more

  • Challenges and the gift you all have given me.

    2/29/2016 9:44:34 AM, by NANCY-

    Not too sure what is going on, but 2016 is different. I thought I recovered from the virus I got from my then 3 month old granddaughter. I had a ... Read more

  • Sitting Too Long (Work, car, flight)

    2/5/2016 8:53:46 AM, by NANCY-

    Soon I'll be heading back up to see the grands. That long drive leaves me a bit stiff,when we stop for a break it is more like I hobble out of th... Read more

  • Hibernation...

    2/4/2016 8:45:53 AM, by NANCY-

    ...but not because I am sick. I am tired. So tired that when I mediate I fall fast asleep. I start to fall asleep sitting up at the computer. Wha... Read more

  • Regaining Stamina

    1/31/2016 6:57:53 AM, by NANCY-

    After being left so weak from being under the covers for so long, I knew I had to go out and reclaim my strength. So a short walk was in order. ... Read more

  • Ground Hog Day?

    1/29/2016 9:51:55 AM, by NANCY-

    Yes I'm talking about the movie. I feel like I have been living it lately. Getting up only to find myself reliving the same ol' over and over and... Read more

  • Protective Diet

    1/27/2016 1:15:09 PM, by VEGFAERY

    For two years I've been a member of a Facebook group called the Protective Diet. The premise of this lifestyle is vegan, no additives, no preser... Read more

  • Where is My Wagon?

    1/25/2016 1:25:05 AM, by JENNSWIMS

    So I fell off the wagon. It happens. But I didn't just fall off, I dove off, rolled a few times down a hill, bumped off a few bould... Read more

  • Good to Be Here

    1/24/2016 12:19:07 AM, by JENNSWIMS

    Insanity: Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Albert Einstein (or so says the internet) Read more

  • Little things

    1/21/2016 10:28:26 AM, by CHARLOTTESOMEXS

    Over the past two 1/2 weeks I've been slowly getting myself on the right track. I'm exercising at least 30 minutes per day at least 5 days a week... Read more

  • My 3 weeks of no-sugar eating.

    1/20/2016 1:51:37 PM, by FISHPOND7

    My resolution this year was to try at least 3 months ... Read more

  • The New Year has NOT been pretty, but I found my abs.

    1/18/2016 8:30:04 AM, by NANCY-

    Talk about being overwhelmed. The holidays were filled with drama, so what else is new. The food was mostly under control and healthy options we... Read more

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