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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Why I refuse to give up
Monday, March 25, 2013      14 comments

Throwing in the towel is tempting but it would be too easy. Frustrating moments happen to everyone, no matter what battle they are fighting. I may not be anywhere n... Read more
Small daily tasks for today
Sunday, March 24, 2013      5 comments

-Read two positive quotes or affirmations & share them. -Spend a minimum of 5-10 minutes outside. -Make a list of what to plant in the garden. -physical activ... Read more
ideas for small daily goals/tasks
Saturday, March 23, 2013      4 comments

Today, I talked to someone who has similar health issues and we decided to encourage and motivate each other. We made the decision to make small goals called "Daily Tasks." We are starting out slowly and taking baby steps to regain our determina... Read more
Rant/stress
Friday, March 22, 2013      4 comments

I have been kind of bummed out lately & could use some pep. First, Easter is coming around. I don't like holidays. They are difficult when you don't have aunts, cousins, uncles, etc that you speak to & that is not in any way my choice or m... Read more
Maybe this is why you struggle to lose weight
Monday, March 18, 2013      5 comments

I hope this is helpful to anyone who suspects a thyroid condition. If you are Exhausted all of the time, have barely any energy, gain weight easily or have gained weight (not due to overeating) or have a difficult time losing weight, then ... Read more
Rainy days & life
Saturday, March 09, 2013      3 comments

It has been raining since yesterday. The only downside is that it knocked the power out for about 25 minutes this morning. Can't complain though. In most other states, it's freezing cold & all that snow they have to shovel, no thanks. I just hop... Read more
Feeling better
Monday, February 18, 2013      9 comments

Even taking my thyroid medicine & doing positive things for my health, I was still feeling very exhausted. After talking to a pharmacist ,I added a vitamin B complex & vitamin D. So far, I feel a lot better. I still feel blah when I wake i... Read more
Health is so much more than weight
Thursday, February 14, 2013      5 comments

Mind (mental health)-Relax. Listen to music, sing to the lyrics out loud (don't worry about how you sound), Watch your favorite television show or read an interesting book. Try meditating or try guided meditation. Light a pleasantly scented cand... Read more
An unhealthy show that claims to promote health
Tuesday, January 15, 2013      24 comments

There are a lot of fans of "The Biggest Loser." Some people are inspired by it. I find it to be very unrealistic & unhealthy. Oh, did I mention degrading? Come on! Have you see the women in sports bras? They could at least let them wear... Read more
List of what every sparker needs
Sunday, January 13, 2013      12 comments

A&I team assignment: Create a definitive list of what every sparker needs. Personality Wise: 1-Honesty. You have to be honest with yourself and others about this journey if success is in your plans. 2- Respect. A sparker needs to ... Read more
Choosing to listen
Tuesday, January 08, 2013      13 comments

This week, I have taken some positive steps and made some positive choices but I have also made some not so great choices as well. The week started out rough because of something all girls hate. It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure... Read more
A&I: Review of 2012 and goals for 2013
Friday, January 04, 2013      11 comments

Health wise, 2012 wasn't the best year. For those of you who don't know, I had a couple of very challenging years. I experienced a massive weight gain due to undiagnosed endocrine issues. A year later I was diagnosed with Hypothyroidism and Poly... Read more
2013, a year of overcoming fears
Wednesday, January 02, 2013      13 comments

2012 was an okay year. Nothing phenomenal, really. There were moments of laughter and moments of tears but nothing that I can look back and say WOW to. That is something I would really like to change for this year. Ever since I was little,... Read more
First challenge!
Sunday, December 30, 2012      4 comments

Today, I signed up for my very first challenge on the Aspire & Inspire team. I am very excited about this challenge & I think it will help give me the kick start I need. I think the fact that we will be on teams will keep me accountable to my te... Read more
Spark Teams
Thursday, December 27, 2012      5 comments

I left a few spark teams. I either didn't feel supported at all or wasn't active on the teams. Teams are suppose to make you feel hopeful, optimistic & supported. Do you have any team recommendations? I am open to any ideas. I just don'... Read more

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