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Basic week 7 - Happy Birthday?
Sunday, June 05, 2011      4 comments

Nice time resting right now, thinking of what a good week passed & what a good week is coming. My DDs birthday party was yesterday, and I got to show my Spark. Her cousin threw her the party, which was nice for all 3 of us. My donations t... Read more
Basic Week 6, Super Bad
Tuesday, May 31, 2011      4 comments

Yesterday I took a young lady, almost a daughter since she lived with me for a while, out for catch-up, a movie & lunch. It was a lovely time & I thought I was calorie splurging by checking out the new Longhorn restaurant. Turns out they have mo... Read more
Basic Week 5, On the Ball Again
Monday, May 23, 2011      2 comments

Kangaroos have always been my favorite animal, so looking for blog inspiration this week I turned to pictures of my old favorite, since so much of what I've discovered this week can be brought back to the marsupial of my dreams. It was a sl... Read more
Sunday, May 15, 2011      4 comments

Basic Training week 3 went so well, I was all energy all the time. Feeling good, feeling taller, tighter, thinner. ... Read more
That Old Paradox
Sunday, May 08, 2011      8 comments

Boot camp week 2, another good week completed. I come to the realization that exercise is like money : money makes money, energy makes energy. The more you exercise, the more energy you have to exercise. That's all I have to say abo... Read more
I am My Own Best Trainer
Sunday, May 01, 2011      8 comments

I took the Spark poll to see if I needed a trainer & the result was that I knew enough without one, so I hired myself. Basic training week 1 was a huge success, 3 lbs down, over 100 minutes of real daily exercise. It helped that I put... Read more
Back to Basics - My Own Challenge for Me
Friday, April 22, 2011      8 comments

Can't let busy get in the way of happy, can't be happy without making progress... so here's my new challenge for me, which I start on Monday, April 25, 2011: BACK TO BASICS Weigh in & measurements to start; weigh in weekly. Blog weekly.... Read more
The Exhaustion of the Season
Saturday, December 11, 2010      3 comments

I've been wanting to, meaning to, blog about the Rally For Sanity & a few other things since then, but I've just been too busy. I'm forcing myself now to write because I feel so badly about not having time enough to read, let alone respond ... Read more
Do You Have A Dream?
Friday, October 22, 2010      4 comments

Lately, coincidentally, friends and family have been bringing up the subject of dreams/goals. My son has no specific aspirations, nor does my best buddy, and they wonder if it makes them freaks or something. I assure them there are lots of peo... Read more
Free Irises!
Monday, September 27, 2010      12 comments

Pulled muscles where I didn't know I had them this weekend in a marathon of planting new bulbs (50 grape hyacinth, 50 snow crocus, 30 tulips, 3 new fritallaria & the centerpiece, if successful, 4 candy cane sorrel), pulling up grass to make the ... Read more
New Day, New Challenge
Saturday, September 25, 2010      8 comments

I'm just a little worried about juggling all my challenges! The Cats are back and I couldn't miss it, and I love the walking trips (we're going to the Grand Canyon!) So my goals are to keep up with them all, which will surely result in a re... Read more
Damn clever, these SparkPeeps.
Thursday, September 23, 2010      6 comments

With each new trophy earned, the amount of points needed to the next one increases & looks further away. But as I keep Sparking the number diminishes and I can’t help seeing the correlation between the patience, diligence and consistency needed ... Read more
What's so challenging?
Friday, August 27, 2010      4 comments

I started Sparking 1 1/2 years ago, and can count only 16 pounds gone forever. The challenge, constantly, is not giving in to the frustration at the s-l-o-w to n-o change on the scale since those pounds went away, but with Spark I am happy to s... Read more
ABCs of Me Challenge
Saturday, August 07, 2010      1 comments

A questionnaire from my ((((Skinny Vibes)))) team, feel free to copy & answer it yourself: A - Available or married? Available, but not looking, but open to whatever life brings B- Book? Oh so many, but on a desert island with only 1 choi... Read more

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