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Knee Surgery
Thursday, April 06, 2017      9 comments

I had knee surgery on Monday and so far so good. Tuesday I was in a lot of pain, less pain yesterday, but the rest of my muscles were hurting from babying my knee. Today I am almost pain free. The knee is very tight and I can barely bend it, ... Read more
Giving Up The Struggle
Sunday, April 02, 2017      8 comments

Yep, that's right. I am giving up the struggle. Today I am welcoming the ease, the joy, the enjoyment, the balance, the life-giving energy of lov... Read more
Day 12 Spark Streak
Friday, March 31, 2017      4 comments

I needed a couple of reminders today. This is day 12 of 10 weeks of keeping my dreams alive. Everyday I feel a little stronger, but the old fears ... Read more
Tuesday, March 28, 2017      10 comments

Some mornings are going to be more difficult to get started. I am having one of these types of mornings this morning. So I decided to get a jump star... Read more
Sunday, March 26, 2017      8 comments

House is all cleaned up after family party. Food was healt... Read more
I Refuse
Friday, March 24, 2017      10 comments

In my 10 weeks of keeping my dreams alive, I refuse to let a family lunch become an obstacle. I have already planned out a healthy salad for our main meal and fruit salad for dessert. I even warned everybody that there will be no cookies, cand... Read more
Gaining Momentum
Thursday, March 23, 2017      6 comments

When I stay focused and on track, it helps me gain momentum. And in turn I feel much more motivated to push myself - which also keeps me on track and focused. It feels like a big circle of positive energy that I want to keep rolling and gainin... Read more
The Word of the day is FOCUS
Wednesday, March 22, 2017      9 comments

I am once again borrowing from ... Read more
Tuesday, March 21, 2017      4 comments

Thanks to my Sparkfriend Lifechangz I have committed to 10 weeks of dreaming. It's interesting how when life hits full on, I have a tendency to giv... Read more
Committing to the Next Few Minutes
Monday, March 20, 2017      4 comments

That feeling of starting over can be so discouraging at times. This is where I am at right now at this moment. I feel angry at myself for veering off course for so long. I feel frustrated that I regained all the weight I lost. I feel weak f... Read more
2017 Looking Forward to Staying Healthy
Monday, January 23, 2017      5 comments

Wow, I can't believe it has been a year since I last blogged. Time really goes by so quickly, especially as we get older. Shortly before Christmas I had a total hysterectomy. Thank goodness nothing turned out to be cancerous and I am fe... Read more
My Affirmations for Spark Guy's Challenge
Sunday, January 24, 2016      5 comments

I have always been a big believer in positive affirmations and I am not sure why I have never tried writing out affirmations everyday for 6 months in order to achieve my weight loss goals. But I am now going do this for the challenge and am exc... Read more
I am the Motivation I Need
Thursday, January 21, 2016      5 comments

This morning I was looking for a quote that would rev up my motivation. Some days I need a kick in the butt, other days I need a spiritual quote to ke... Read more
The Joy of Walking
Monday, January 11, 2016      7 comments

I am so fortunate that I have a couple of great walking buddies. We walk 1/2 hour everyday (weather permitting). There are so many wonderful things tha... Read more
Juicing vs Smoothies
Friday, January 08, 2016      8 comments

icing-vs-blending-facts/ We recently purchased a Nutri Bullet and I was a bit disappointed because I have always been under the impression that juicing is better than blending. So I decided to d... Read more

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