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After the 5% Challenge
Sunday, July 18, 2010      8 comments

The great thing about Spark People is that you can find a team that supports you and has goals common to yours. This summer I found that with the Sizzling 5% Summer Challenge. For 8 weeks, we worked on losing 5% of our total weight. I finishe... Read more
Weight Loss and Random Thoughts
Saturday, June 12, 2010      6 comments

Since mid-May, I've been on a Spark Team that is trying to lose 5% of their weight by July 3. I was hesitant in joining this team, which then divided into smaller teams. I wasn't sure I would remain a part of the team, especially since the fir... Read more
Today's thoughts
Sunday, June 06, 2010      7 comments

Tomorrow is my thryoidectomy. I've run through the gamut of emotions---from shock and disbelief, to being scared *&^%*#%, to coming to terms with it. Last week, as I was talking to my younger brother for the umpteenth time, I told him I was ok... Read more
Borrowing from another person's blog....
Monday, May 31, 2010      1 comments

When I read MARENAMOO's blog, "I stole this from Kasey (KASEYCOFF). I found that I really did get to know her better when she does these. It is surprising how our perception of someone through spark can be altered or confirmed by these questions... Read more
ABCs of My Life
Wednesday, May 26, 2010      2 comments

A SparkFriend had this as a blog; and I really liked it. IF it hits your fancy, copy, paste and change to fit your style. A - Age: 56 B - Bed size: Queen (and I have a great mattress for it! So nice when I go to sleep!) C - Chore y... Read more
Happy Birthday, My Little One!
Monday, May 17, 2010      6 comments

Twenty-eight years ago today I was given the most precious of gifts. My daughter was born. When I saw her with her father, immediately after delivery, and the joy we both had for her birth, I knew we had a gift from God. I began making vows t... Read more
April in Review/May in planning
Friday, April 30, 2010      4 comments

April in review: 1)What were my successes this month? Lots of EXERCISING---and I'm not a fan of exercising! (Walking!) More Spark Points Better students---it's all coming together for them. ... Read more
Random Thoughts for the Day...
Wednesday, April 07, 2010      6 comments

emoticon! Four days of meeting my sodium intake levels. Today was on the upper end, but I MADE IT! Thinki... Read more
The Ocean of Life
Tuesday, April 06, 2010      2 comments

If life was pictured as a vast oceanic expanse laying before you as far as you could see, how would you enter into it? Would you stand and just look at it? At first, until I have a plan... Would you dip your toe into it? A... Read more
March Review and April Goals
Tuesday, March 30, 2010      3 comments

Last month, one of my Spark Teams, 10000 Steps a Day, had a challenge to review the month and set new goals. Here is my review! MARCH GOALS: 1)What do you really want to achieve in March? To regain more mobility, especially since I... Read more
February Review & March Goals
Sunday, February 28, 2010      7 comments

One of my Spark Teams, 10000 Steps a Day, is really, really active and health focused. (I LOVE IT!!!) Their weekend challenge is to review February and set goals for March. So here goes: FEBRUARY IN REVIEW: 1)What did you achiev... Read more
The Impossible Dream
Saturday, February 13, 2010      4 comments

I read the Daily Spark titled, "I Carried the Olympic Torch," www.dailyspark.com/blog.
mpic_torch . The blogger really impressed me with the writing and the event. What an honor! At the end... Read more
Collecting Raindrops
Saturday, January 23, 2010      3 comments

I just read this from The Daily Spark www.dailyspark.com/blog.
arfish The story of the starfish is not new, but it is one of making a difference. The analogy of setting the bowl to catch t... Read more
A New Year's Blessing
Tuesday, January 05, 2010      2 comments

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2010--Let the Good Times Roll!
Wednesday, December 30, 2009      5 comments

It's the end of 2009, and time to make some resolutions for 2010. Since I'm in an introspective mood tonight, I decided I would "resolve" to do a few things in 2010. First, diet: ... Read more

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