BLC17 Review - my goal weight is in my sights!!
Monday, November 21, 2011 9 comments
With the end of BLC17 just 10 days away, part of this weekend's challenge was to review and report on our results. This is a true JOY for me because I'm just 1 pound away from my goal weight and I'm DETERMINED to be there by our final BLC17 wei... Read more
BLC17 - first quarter reflections
Sunday, October 16, 2011 6 comments
Part of this weekend's challenge is to analyze our progress in the first 5 weeks of BLC17. While I'm not unhappy with my progress, I'm a bit sad that some of it is a 'do-over'. Why? This summer my DH and I took a two week vacation and I let m... Read more
We will never fail unless we QUIT!
Saturday, October 01, 2011 10 comments
I found today's blog while reading a blog from another member in which she said she had decided this morning to quit Spartpeople but decided to read a blog or two before she made up her mind. And of course that was all it took to make her reali... Read more
We all are worthy; we all are sacred.
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 7 comments
A friend sent me this in an email and I wanted to share it: Harmony Love binds us together, creating perfect harmony. I may feel very different from others at times, even different from members of my own family. Rather than see ... Read more
When life throws us a curve - how do we respond?
Friday, July 22, 2011 11 comments
This morning's daily spark blog (or one of them anyway) was from Bruce, better known as "The Slowest Loser." He has a shoulder injury and sent out a poll to his readers asking what we thought he should do - accept that his current weight (6 pou... Read more
A Stolen Blog: Patience is the key to paradise.
Tuesday, July 19, 2011 3 comments
Today's blog comes straight from today's 'Healthy Reflection' and I'm copying it here so I can find it again when I need it. Patience is NOT a strength of mine but I'm working on it: Patience is the key to paradise. - Turkish proverb ... Read more
Filled with gratitude
Sunday, July 03, 2011 6 comments
I was thinking of my Sparkfriends during church today. The sermon came from Matthew 11:28-30 which says "Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and ... Read more
Today's habit change - add intensity to my walks!
Monday, May 30, 2011 4 comments
Our BLC challenge for the weekend (Friday thru Monday) was to change a bad habit. This is working for me - I haven't traveled this weekend so haven't been able to work on my Friday change - making better food choices while traveling - but I ha... Read more
Summer in Georgia = MORE water!! Sunday's habit change.
Sunday, May 29, 2011 3 comments
First a report on yesterday's habit change - YES!! I straightened my house and folded some laundry BEFORE getting online - and topped it off by going for a long walk after a quick check-in. Today's habit change comes from all the walking I... Read more
Clean before computer - YES!!
Saturday, May 28, 2011 1 comments
I cannot tell a lie - I'm borrowing this idea from another BLC16 Sparker, ANIMEGRL97. I've been working for 3+ years to eliminate my bad habits and I can truly say I've made great progress - but her blog today hit on one I haven't conquered - t... Read more
NOW Challenge - Day 1
Friday, May 27, 2011 1 comments
Our biggest loser team has a weekend challenge: N: Nutrition: Stay in Calorie Range, Eat for Health! Keep Track, Log your Food and Stay in Range! (10 pts/day) Done! O: Overturn a bad habit--be it nutrition, physical, mental (ie beati... Read more
Today's thought - how my nutrition is like my budget....
Tuesday, April 19, 2011 4 comments
So I was reading a blog just now by a girl who walked 3 hours in the Relay for Life but ate one or two unhealthy items while hanging out with the rest of her team. She was telling the 'diet police' to stay off her case. It got me to thin... Read more
Monday, April 18, 2011 2 comments
I've been having a bit of a back issue for the past couple of days but today my back is almost back to normal and I got my 'usual' walk in. I'm retired so I don't feel the time crunch many of you have when it comes to exercise, so I tend to do... Read more
Who is that thin girl in the mirror?
Sunday, April 17, 2011 8 comments
Last week I was doing my TNT exercises, and part of the challenge is doing 1 minute of cardio between each set of an exercise. My cardio of choice is jumping or running in place on my mini trampoline. It just happened to be sitting in a place ... Read more
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