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July 22
Sunday, July 22, 2012      7 comments

Rest day - or rather, a day of quiet thoughts and remembrance. It's a year since the terrorist attacked our peaceful city and the beautiful island filled with happy young people on a summer camp. The weather today has been like last year, ... Read more
A new spark
Friday, July 20, 2012      8 comments

I really feel I'm back here again now. Like a new beginning. I never fell completely away from Spark, I just stopped being as active as I used to be, both here and in my daily life and didn't track my food or fitness with any sort of consis... Read more
Anyone for tennis?
Tuesday, May 08, 2012      5 comments

Hi, I'm here again, and really grateful for your encouraging comments on my last blog. Thank you for being wonderful! May has started well. We went to a beginner tennis class today. Every Tuesday for six weeks we'll practice and see if we c... Read more
Starting to thaw
Wednesday, May 02, 2012      11 comments

I'm not gonna apologize for my absence, things just turned out like that. I just realized that today it is four years since I logged on to Spark for the first time. Thinking back now... As low as I have been lately, I felt even worse b... Read more
Fighting for my groove
Monday, January 30, 2012      8 comments

The Plan for January was: Another year. Focus on getting back on track. Back to basics and still allow myself time to grieve Food: track it if you eat it! Fitness: track it. Two-day rule. ST, cardio and random acts of fitness Rest. Sleep... Read more
He would have been 70 years old today
Thursday, January 05, 2012      10 comments

I miss my Dad. He was born on January, 6 in 1942 and has to escape into the mountains as a two-year old when the Germans burned everything. How things have changed during his lifetime and how I miss him... I'm still working on finding... Read more
Autumn leaves
Saturday, October 01, 2011      12 comments

9cx6_3iGTEI My father's funeral was yesterday. I had written a eulogy but didn't know until I stood there by his coffin if I would be able to talk. It did me good to actually DO that and talk abou... Read more
My 36th GOYAAM plan
Wednesday, August 03, 2011      10 comments

August 2011 and I make my 36th GOYAAM PLAN I've not been very active here for months due to all sorts of "stuff" happening in my life. This should not have interfered with my logging onto Spark - but it did. Still - I made my GOYAAM plans m... Read more
Three years later...
Wednesday, May 04, 2011      11 comments

I just realized it's my emoticon! I found Spark May 2, 2008. I can't really fathom all the changes in my lif... Read more
February already?
Wednesday, February 02, 2011      11 comments

Dear blog, sorry for abandoning you for so long, but as you know, life is hectic and it's all I can do to keep up with my workouts, track my food and spin the wheel here on Spark. ... Read more
A quick (musical) note
Saturday, December 11, 2010      11 comments

Not much time to blog, but I wanted to let my lovely Spark friends know that I got through the concert on Friday unscathed! Thanks for all the supportive words while I fretted and was nervous! In fact it was great fun and those who came to ... Read more
Accepting challenges
Wednesday, December 01, 2010      16 comments

I haven't realized it's been so long since I visited my own blog! Must remedy that! This blog is about doing stuff that scares me! I've accepted a challenge that both scares and excites me! I sing in a choir at work with 40 others, and the ... Read more
Growing pains
Tuesday, October 19, 2010      8 comments

This blog has been brewing for quite a while. It might be incoherent, but I need this place to sort some of my thoughts here while I think through my life right now. I'm still struggling with balancing my Work & Personal Life. This is... Read more
Wednesday, September 22, 2010      13 comments

There's simply TOO much going on in my life right now and I suddently noticed today how stressed and tense I was today. ... Shoulders up under my ears and shallow breathing and a really hectic intense mind chatter... I've been working... Read more
The race
Saturday, September 11, 2010      20 comments

If you've seen my status update, you already know that my bib number won a prize draw. I got a subscription for a fitness magazine good for this year and the next. Very cool! I didn't finish last! In fact my time was a little bit better th... Read more

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