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  • 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

  • Hmph

    1/9/2016 9:38:46 AM, by CHARLOTTESOMEXS

    I want out to start out by saying that I wish that I could post something super motivational - I really want to. I almost don't want to post anyt... Read more

  • New Year--New Plans

    1/7/2016 1:59:38 PM, by FISHPOND7

    Between Thanksgiving and Christmas my eating went off the rails. The meats, cookies, cakes, drinks, etc. were all yummy. But were they worth it... Read more

  • Pedaling as fast as I can

    12/23/2015 8:36:17 AM, by NANCY-

    When things get busy something has to give. Blogging was one of the things. Responding to blogs was spotty. I did show up at SP so my 876 day lo... Read more

  • The Monthly Shopping Trip - December 2015

    12/17/2015 2:16:29 PM, by PATTK1220

    "There is no sincerer love than the love of good food." - George Bernard Shaw Food is so glorious. Taking a few simple ingredients and turni... Read more


    12/14/2015 9:04:10 AM, by NANCY-

    Holiday Spirits abound. When I read Dr. Susan Albers STEPS TO SIP MINDFULLY it reminded me that we can have flavor without some of those calorie ... Read more

  • Time is Flying! Pressure!

    12/3/2015 1:25:58 PM, by NANCY-

    So much to do so little time. Something's got to give. And what have been giving up is blogging, time spent her on SP, reading my friends blogs.... Read more

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