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Friday, October 30, 2015      5 comments

Fellow Sparkers, Happy Friday! I am currently participating in the Biggest Loser Challenge (BLC) 29. I participated in all but one of the BLCs since BLC21, but have not made significant progress with the weight, although the support in my ... Read more
God Empties Us so that He Can Fill Us!
Thursday, September 03, 2015      4 comments

Dear Spark Friends, Today, as I was making the 8-hour drive to NC from MD, I heard God's serene voice say to me - "I empty you so that I can fill you up!". Well, if that is the case and all the pain of the past couple years has been for th... Read more
Beginning Again ~
Monday, August 31, 2015      5 comments

Dear Spark Friends, Well life has been rough and I really fell off the wagon of healthy habits! How frustrating this journey toward wellness has been - I keep starting and stopping! I want to get started and be persistent - I am tired of ... Read more
Committing to God ~
Saturday, June 08, 2013      6 comments

Today I found myself rereading some verses in Proverbs 16, that I had reviewed earlier in this wellness journey. Two messages came through loud and clear. Here is what the Lord spoke to me about today ~ Commit to the Lord whatever you do ... Read more
God's Guarantee of What is to Come!
Friday, June 07, 2013      8 comments

Isn't it awesome how God's word remains as relevant to us today as it was at the time that it was written!!! This morning I came to some verses in 2 Corinthians - I just love the letters to the Corinthians, as they speak so much of God's love f... Read more
Some Extra Help ~ Prayer
Thursday, June 06, 2013      6 comments

A big part of my plan for health and wellness includes spending time with God on a daily basis. I try to start each day with some scripture, opening my bible and reading whatever scripture that I come to. So often the words seem to speak direc... Read more
BLC22 - A Fresh Start!
Monday, June 03, 2013      4 comments

As we begin the BLC22 12 week challenge, I feel reenergized to move forward toward improved health and a more exciting life! The ultimate goal that I came to Spark People with 5 weeks ago was to improve my health and wellness so that I could ma... Read more
First Month of Healthy Lifestyle!
Sunday, May 26, 2013      4 comments

I just realized that I have been with Spark People for one month! I am pleased with my progress and definitely feel that I am developing some new healthy habits. Out of the four weeks, I have had only 4 days where I ate items that were not in ... Read more
Staying on the Horse!
Thursday, May 23, 2013      9 comments

Fellow Sparkers, Boy oh boy does it feel good to be back on the horse and actually staying seated! After last week's slip-ups, I am happy to report that I am back into the groove with my exercise, eating, and motivational activities! Thes... Read more
Learning How to Get Back Up on the Horse ~
Tuesday, May 21, 2013      7 comments

It's Week 4 of my journey with Spark People! Week 1 and 2 went so well - I was eating all the right things and none of the wrong things as well as the right portions! Any my exercise mojo was on, yoga and cardio being alternated on each day of... Read more
Off to a Good Start ~
Tuesday, May 14, 2013      7 comments

As I begin Week 3 of this wellness journey, I thought that I would post a blog. I joined the Diabetes 8 week challenge and have met some kind people on the same journey with me, which is very encouraging! I have started the weight loss journey... Read more