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A 10 pound Turkey
Saturday, November 18, 2017      9 comments

Since we are not hosting Thanksgiving this year, I bought a 10 pound turkey for after Thanksgiving. I struggled to lift it up to take this picture and ... Read more
Healed of Emotional Eating!
Saturday, October 21, 2017      2 comments

There is so much to say. On August 28, 2017 during prayer with Jesus, I knew that I needed to cut off the connection of tv with food. I've spent my entire life eating this way. BUT I knew that was a clear message from God. So, I did! WOW! What a... Read more
4.5 pounds is A LOT
Monday, April 03, 2017      5 comments

I'm calling this time in my life, "Less of Me." I've been spending a lot of time reading the Bible and talking to Jesus. I'm "filling up" on what Go... Read more
Gonna Print a Logo!
Saturday, March 04, 2017      2 comments

Tuesday was a milestone day because I started writing down true statements about myself that I had recorded on my phone. I have a chalkboard wall in m... Read more
Gave Myself a Talking To
Wednesday, March 01, 2017      4 comments

Yesterday, I got on the voice recorder of my phone and gave myself a major talking to. I had some prayers, some scriptures from the Bible, and a great perspective of my future. For so many years of my adult life my hope and longing was to br... Read more
Less of Me
Monday, February 27, 2017      2 comments

My slogan for this season is "Less of Me." Less of me... To hug To carry up the stairs To move around on the Pickleball court To fit into my clothes To be seen at the pool this summer I'd LOVE t... Read more
Baby Steps
Sunday, February 26, 2017      7 comments

Well...no matter how I slice it, weight loss only happens for me when I track. I've made it through a season of grief for my Dad and the struggle and grief of being an empty nester. I've been finding a new rhythm that makes me smile. My husb... Read more
Dad is with Jesus
Monday, November 07, 2016      6 comments

My Daddy left his 80 year old body this past Tuesday. He's dancing up in Heaven in the presence of Jesus. I cry and I rejoice. There's so much to do to get ready for his Memorial Service and also in this new season of Mom without Dad. ... Read more
Day One of the Rest of my Life
Monday, September 12, 2016      7 comments

It's so easy to put off doing what is so difficult to do. There's always a reason. Eating less food and steady exercise are tough habits for me to maintain. Right now, my Dad has been diagnosed with lung cancer and he and Mom live with us. But... Read more
Setting up for Success
Wednesday, June 08, 2016      2 comments

It's time to get back to the Basics. Spark is a basic for me to have success with my health. I'm so grateful for my Spark family whom I have neglecte... Read more
Planning is POWERFUL
Wednesday, February 17, 2016      5 comments

Good morning Sparkling Sparkers! It's not even 8am yet and I have all my food tracked for today! I had to make 2 portion adjustments so that I stay under 1500 calories. I then took a screen shot of my tracker to remind myself of my menu for t... Read more
Breakthrough is Around the Corner!
Tuesday, February 16, 2016      7 comments

Happy Valentine's Day Sparker Family! I really want to break through a particular number on the scale. So I prayed about what to do. This is the plan I got. Eat under 1500 calories a day, exercise daily, spend time with God daily for... Read more
First Christmas With No Candy
Thursday, December 24, 2015      10 comments

Good morning Sparkers! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! If you know any of my saga from previous blog posts, you'll discover that I came to a place of realizing that I was addicted to food-especially a certain kind: CANDY, SWEETS, DESSERTS... Read more
Haven't Tracked in Forever :/
Tuesday, December 22, 2015      6 comments

Good morning Spark Family! I hope you don't feel abandoned...but I have not been an attentive Sparker for weeks now. My daughter came home from being away at college, so it's been an incredible joy having her home! Work has been steady and re... Read more
We Become What We Imagine
Tuesday, November 24, 2015      6 comments

Good morning and Happy Thanksgiving beloved Sparkers! I am now 17 pounds lighter...an early Christmas present. ... Read more

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