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Thursday, September 03, 2020      88 comments

If I had looked at how much I had to lose when I started SparkPeople I probably would not have even started on this healthy lifestyle journey. I sit... Read more
Spark Coach Exercise! Start a new STREAK!
Friday, August 07, 2020      5 comments

I read that this morning and immediately knew what it was going to be! Strength Training! I will Strength Train at least 3 days a week. Well, day one is done! I did: Wall Squat 90 seconds Full on Plank 95 seconds Countertop Pushups 2 se... Read more
Where is my strength 💪!
Tuesday, August 04, 2020      4 comments

Don't let your healthy habits fall by the wayside when things get stressful. Learn to put yourself first so you can do your best each day. This statement was on my first page of spark coach. I have let my strength training go by the wayside... Read more
Friday, July 31, 2020      4 comments

Success must be felt on the inside Before it can be seen on the outside! (unable to get the meme to show.) After I finished doing Spark Coach I saw this meme. I thought back to the first year in sparkpeople and realized that j... Read more
Spark Coach Exercise: Give yourself a pep talk.
Wednesday, July 01, 2020      7 comments

I have seen this many times before today. This meme really struck me today for the following reason, many times in my life I was just short of reach... Read more
Sunday, May 10, 2020      6 comments

"Remember that stress doesn't come from what's going on in your life. It comes from your thoughts about what's going on in your life." ~ Andrew Bernstein I have read many blogs posted by "Watermellon" discussing this very topic! I really d... Read more
Anxiety?? Hunger??
Wednesday, May 06, 2020      10 comments

Something hit me today that I haven't experienced since COVID-19 hit us. I went for a walk by myself. Stopped at my pharmacy of course they had curbside service gave her my order and it just hit me as being so surreal. Like I was watching a sc... Read more
Spark Coach exercise blog about talking yourself out of an excuse!
Thursday, April 02, 2020      5 comments

Hmmm! When I first joined Spark I followed the Spark coaches advice. I still do. I don't have any forbidden foods. I am aware of my trigger foods so I pay attention to what I am eating and how much. I don't feel guilty when I overindulge! I have... Read more
Carry your Water exercise!
Monday, February 10, 2020      6 comments

This is a Premium Spark Coach exercise. Carry my water bottle with me everywhere I go. No brainer! I have carried it with me from day 1 here on Sparkpeople. I even drink from it frequently! 'Nuff said! No comments required. ... Read more
Talk myself out of an excuse!
Thursday, December 05, 2019      6 comments

This is a Premium coaching exercise: Talk myself out of an excuse. This may not quite fit but it happened to me yesterday. I had my menu planned out for the day which included a snack of Frito Lay's Munchies Cheese. I Planned one serving. ... Read more
What I can do today that I couldn't do before this Healthy Lifestyle change!
Sunday, August 04, 2019      16 comments

1. This morning I woke up without a backache! 2. I was able to put my compression stockings on without back, hand or arm pain. 3. I can cross my legs. 4. I no longer need a seat belt extender. 5. If need be I can walk up to... Read more
Montana Bound
Sunday, July 01, 2018      24 comments

We left WI early Saturday morning. Stayed in Jamestown. Early start this morning. Hope to be in Bozeman by 5PM. We arrived in Hamilton MT on Monday afternoon! I love this place, the country is so well, full of everything especially mountains. ... Read more
The last bite indeed!
Sunday, March 19, 2017      42 comments

This morning I thought about the last bite. A blog “There’s Always a Last Bite” (Martha324) Link below I had a bagel and whipped cream cheese with my morning coffee this morning and I paid attention to my bites. This is something I ... Read more
Sunday, March 05, 2017      34 comments

I just read a good article by Coach Dean Anderson, again, I have read it numerous times but it keeps reinforcing what I have learned from Spark People. Consistency! Consistency! Consistency! Is there a theme here? The article is called " ... Read more
Merry Christmas!
Saturday, December 24, 2016      4 comments

My back was fine just before I went into surgery on my left shoulder. My Chiropractor Dr G had told me he would get it in shape before the surgery so my body could concentrate on repairing the shoulder after surgery. He explained that it would ... Read more

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