Monday, June 06, 2011 5 comments
In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins - not through strength, but through persistence. (Buddha) This weekend, I challenged myself in several different ways: On Saturday morning, I take a beginning... Read more
Friday, June 03, 2011 2 comments
At weigh in this week, the scale showed that I was 0.2# up. I’m certainly not bummed out about it (as I had been drinking a lot of water before the meeting, as well as eating something salty the night before), but I’m noticing that my reaction ... Read more
momentarily reverted back to childhood...and it felt GREAT!
Wednesday, June 01, 2011 5 comments
This weekend, I had my 9-y.o. daughter & 20-y.o. son over at my house and wanted to play the Wii Fit Plus with them. Well, actually, I wanted my son to teach me how he does so well on the balance games (when he's not there, I aim to beat his hi... Read more
a sign of progress
Friday, May 27, 2011 2 comments
This morning I was able to fit into a pair of pants that I haven't been able to wear in over four years. It felt great to put on a smaller size, so I will try and anchor this feeling so that it will keep me on the path that I'm on. I've be... Read more
trying to find out why I'm in such a great mood today....
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 0 comments
I woke up feeling so much different than yesterday. Not that yesterday was a bad or a not-so-good-kinda day. But yesterday tended to feel like the days before that one. Well, it’s been quite awhile since I could remember feeling this great (a... Read more
it's gotta be the SHOES!
Friday, May 20, 2011 1 comments
Yesterday, I went to Marathon Sports, where they will analyze your walk and recommend the best sneakers for your feet. It doesn't matter that I'm not a runner (yet, LOL), so I had to leave that negative self-talk outside the store. This is par... Read more
unable to control the wind, so I'm adjusting the direction of my sail...
Saturday, May 14, 2011 3 comments
At the doctor's office yesterday, I saw an interesting quote that made me reflect about various parts of my weight loss journey: We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails. ---listed as author unknown (but web search credits... Read more
so many updates, so little time....here's the abbreviated version, LOL
Friday, May 06, 2011 1 comments
Hello fellow Sparkers! Though I haven't been on here in quite some time, I haven't stopped pressing forward on my journey. In fact, it has worked out in my favor having this new job in a different company...I am now working for an employer who ... Read more
wiping away the cobwebs...lol
Tuesday, September 14, 2010 5 comments
oh dear...didn't realize that it's been a whole year since I've been here... but in any event, I'm working on dedicating myself to making myself healthier and reaching my goals... What I realized was working the job that I was doing wa... Read more
when SMALL changes become a BIG deal....
Wednesday, September 09, 2009 5 comments
For those of you who keep track of journaling your food, do you ever reach a point where you recognize that you've done something DIFFERENTLY (in a good kind of way) where you almost don't recognize the person whose journal you're looking at (an... Read more
creating my own "rainy day routine" @ work....
Monday, September 07, 2009 2 comments
It's relatively quiet here @ work today, since our department is the only one working today. I work @ the Tax department of an accounting firm, so we are up against a tight deadline on September 15th for filing taxes for our clients. My ... Read more
The GEESE reminded me this morning...
Friday, August 28, 2009 8 comments
R.I.P. Senator Ted Kennedy
Wednesday, August 26, 2009 4 comments
Just wanted to send my condolences to his family, friends, and constituents of Massachusetts as they mourn the loss of a remarkable person. Throughout his career that spans almost 50 years, he has been an advocate on so many issues. Even thoug... Read more
Having a Murphy's Law kinda day....but determined to stay POSITIVE!!!
Tuesday, August 18, 2009 2 comments
Ever have one of those mornings where everything that happens from the moment you wake up doesn't go as planned? This morning, I overslept through not one, but TWO alarm clocks, I couldn't find the shirt that I wanted to wear, and then another ... Read more
FINALLY!!! The name of that song I love to hear on the radio...
Thursday, August 13, 2009 8 comments
and believe it or not, it is sung by Miley Cyrus... For the past month, whenever I turn on the radio, I've always managed to catch just a glimpse of this song playing on the radio, and not once did I hear the DJ announce the song (either be... Read more
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