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  • 10 year SparkAnniversary

    2/18/2018 10:56:41 AM, by PEPPERMINT125

    I am on a team Sparkteam Class of February 17-23, 2008. The team captain reminded us that our 10 year SparkAnniversary is this week. I didn... Read more

  • Blessed Imbolc

    2/2/2018 10:39:54 AM, by ACTIVEGODDESS

    I can't believe it's February. I still haven't shaken off the December vibes completely. But I can feel Spring stirring with the wet rains yester... Read more

  • Try, try, try ... again and again and again.

    1/11/2018 1:25:35 PM, by THEHINKS

    Looking at the past 3 years of posts, it is all about starting again and no follow through. I always let something else take over and didn't foll... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 1.4.18

    1/4/2018 10:24:30 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they make it worth it. 2. getting it out, because it has made things better. 3. getting going again, because it’s time.... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 1.2.18

    1/3/2018 3:09:40 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they make me mindful of the things i need to work on. 2. baths, because they are healing. 3. distance, because it is a ... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 1.1.18

    1/2/2018 3:38:33 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they let me sleep. 2. our friend family, because they make our holidays awesome. 3. ibuprofen, because it knocks out my... Read more

  • Happy New Year!

    1/1/2018 10:41:07 AM, by ACTIVEGODDESS

    This time last year I was 276 lbs. Now I'm just under 232 lbs. I feel different and I don't. I'm on antibiotics right now while last year I was i... Read more

  • i am grateful for 12.27.17

    12/27/2017 10:26:58 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they calm me. 2. the closing of old books, so that new ones may be written. 3. knowledge, because we can heal ourselves... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 11.8.17

    11/8/2017 5:50:34 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they are my reason. 2. underlying faith, because it's helps me to practice the pause. 3. words, because I have faith in... Read more

  • i am grateful for, 6.27.17

    6/27/2017 7:46:31 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they are excellent at modeling resiliency. 2. getting things done, because a sense of accomplishment feels good. 3. co... Read more

  • i am grateful for, 6.25.17

    6/26/2017 3:58:17 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they make me soften. 2. online support groups, because they keep me going. 3. rest, because it's super important. 4. ... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 6.23.17

    6/24/2017 3:54:50 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they make me prioritize. 2. the opportunities for massages that i've had lately, because they are helping. 3. my friend... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 6.20.17

    6/21/2017 1:08:45 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they help me do what is right. 2. standing ground, because it's time. 3. being recognized, because appreciation is key.... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 6.19.17

    6/20/2017 3:51:00 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they remind me of how simple things really are. 2. just doing it, because that's how it gets done. 3. sick leave, becau... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 6.17.17

    6/18/2017 3:49:28 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they love their momma. 2. my tub, because it makes me feel better. 3. my fb 10 day detox community, because it's awesom... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 6.16.17

    6/17/2017 3:55:18 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they remind me of simple pleasures. 2. a great conference, because it is fantastic information. 3. a beautiful day, bec... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 6.15.17

    6/16/2017 3:48:13 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because our connecting heals us. 2. taking it back off, because it feels better without it. 3. service, because it is healing f... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 6.14.17

    6/15/2017 3:59:03 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they make me mindful of my example. 2. gifts, because they can be unexpected. 3. individual time together, because it'... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 6.13.17

    6/14/2017 3:42:55 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they keep me awake. 2. courtesy calls, because it was super thoughtful. 3. getting to go to the first soccer night, bec... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 6.12.17

    6/12/2017 4:35:13 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they make me look for better. 2. discontent, because it pushes me for better. 3. monitoring results, because it points ... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 6.9.17

    6/10/2017 2:58:50 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they make me think outside the box. 2. naps, because they feel so good. 3. alaska, because it's beautiful. 4. getting... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 6.8.17

    6/8/2017 4:22:55 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they just love me. 2. dr hyman's 10 day detox diet, because it's saving me. 3. getting focused, because direction is a ... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 6.7.17

    6/7/2017 6:18:21 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they make me be more aware of what's important. 2. getting some hours in, because it will help on the check. 3. cooking... Read more

  • i am grateful for 6.6.17

    6/6/2017 7:18:35 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they help me refocus on what's important. 2. opportunities, because they're everywhere if you're open to them. 3. check... Read more

  • I am grateful for, 6.2.17

    6/3/2017 3:59:38 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they remind me of simple intentions. 2. getting in the garden, because dirt is good for you. 3. help, because some time... Read more

  • i am grateful for, 6.1.17

    6/2/2017 3:35:32 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they make me pause. 2. sleep, because it feels so good. 3. epsom salts, because they help facilitate number 2. 4. dr ... Read more

  • 2nd Training Update: Rambling

    5/26/2017 12:13:57 PM, by PUPPYBUG

    Oh my gosh, I'm so exhausted. I'm so tired that I've been struggling with wanting to (and actually) eating everything in sight. Part of it is hun... Read more

  • Fruit Flush Day 1

    5/23/2017 7:03:29 AM, by LEESHA17

    Jay Robb's fruit flush is one of the ways that's been useful for me to cleanse my body easily and in only 3 days. Today is the pre-flush, so prot... Read more

  • Training Update

    5/10/2017 9:55:24 AM, by PUPPYBUG

    I've been meaning to blog about how training is going. I posted on my status update today that it feels like I wake up, train, eat, work or nap, ... Read more

  • Stronger

    5/4/2017 6:53:04 PM, by PUPPYBUG

    "See, you're stronger than you think!" Emily, my personal trainer said as I regained my composure after a 45-second plank. It took me a moment, j... Read more

  • Half-Ironman Training

    5/1/2017 9:43:45 AM, by PUPPYBUG

    This is it. Today I started Half-Ironman training. My schedule for the next three months is below. Any time it says bike OR run, I'll (probably) ... Read more

  • An Appreciation Poem

    4/19/2017 11:52:28 AM, by PUPPYBUG

    An appreciation poem for the folks with me on this health journey. (And for those who aren't aware, I struggle with suicidal ideation. When I say... Read more

  • Just Don't Quit

    4/13/2017 10:09:57 AM, by PUPPYBUG

    It's been ages since I've written a poem. Here goes. Just Don't Quit Curse the clouds above your head. Curse the ground beneath yo... Read more

  • Found My Ultimate Trigger

    4/11/2017 10:14:19 AM, by PUPPYBUG

    I feel like I'm going to have difficulty phrasing this, but I finally found my ultimate stress trigger - like breaking point trigger. I found wha... Read more

  • Road Trip

    4/1/2017 5:22:30 PM, by PUPPYBUG

    Oh dear. That road trip. I set off with the best of intentions. I packed good foods. I packed the food scale. I forgot the blender. *glares at fo... Read more

  • i am grateful for, 3.27.17

    3/28/2017 4:00:44 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they make me check myself. 2. a calm night, because it's allowing me to reset some things. 3. getting to listen to good... Read more

  • Mental Illness Sucks

    3/23/2017 9:05:44 PM, by PUPPYBUG

    Have you ever felt guilty for being alive? For simply existing? I feel guilty. I feel guilty for spending money on myself. I feel guilty for... Read more

  • Before & After

    3/10/2017 11:03:37 AM, by PUPPYBUG

    This one was about 5 or 6 years ago. I was steadily gaining weight and sporadically trying to lose it. Read more

  • i am grateful for, 3.8.17

    3/9/2017 3:59:47 AM, by CETANISTAWI

    1. my babies, because they sneak love in on me. 2. being appreciated, because it can feel rare. 3. being recognized, because it can also be r... Read more

  • 40 Questions

    2/28/2017 9:10:05 PM, by PUPPYBUG

    40 questions Learn 40 things about your friends and let them learn 40 things about you. 1. Do you like blue cheese? Absolutely not, under any ... Read more

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