4KWALK's Blogs

It's a TEAM challenge
Tuesday, September 23, 2014      4 comments

Again I'm doing a 5% challenge. This is a wonderful way to join with others in this "Getting Healthier" journey. In previous challenges, I didn't look at being part of a team as much as I thought of being on my own journey. In this challenge ... Read more
No Negatives
Wednesday, December 04, 2013      6 comments

Don't talk to yourself in negative terms. Would you tell your friend who is struggling to build consistency in exercise "You'll never do it." Or would you say to your neighbour "You don't stick to anything you start." No? Then why say... Read more
My X's are moving............. Whoopee!!!
Tuesday, October 22, 2013      12 comments

I discovered some fascinating, awesome facts this week as I was going through my closet looking for clothes that would stay up. ... Read more
Fall 5% challenge
Wednesday, October 09, 2013      4 comments

Recently I was invited to this 5% fall challenge team. emoticon Great, I thought. I'm up for a challenge. I hav... Read more
I'm Sparked Again
Tuesday, June 25, 2013      6 comments

Todays challenge in Spark Coach was to look back and see how far I've come. I did and now I'm smiling from ear to ear..... ... Read more
Hurray for Fitbit.
Thursday, May 02, 2013      8 comments

I recently got this great little tool called Fitbit Zip. For some strange reason it has motivated me to walk, move, run or jump - any movement to count as a step. On the second day I had this handy dandy attached to my belt I crossed over... Read more
Sunday, April 07, 2013      10 comments

That's the number of days in my present streak of spinning the SP wheel. 355 days of learning to become the healthy person I was meant to be. I am learning consistency in exercising and this shows in my streak of 12 months of exercising at lea... Read more
Gratitude Attitude
Monday, March 25, 2013      7 comments

I'm still following Spark Coach and its challenges. Todays challenge was to list at least three things for which I was grateful. I thought it rather odd that I even had to stop and think. I should have been able to rattle off at least a dozen it... Read more
WII fit fun
Friday, March 08, 2013      4 comments

Yesterday I started something new after a suggestion in the Spark Coach program. Spark Guy said find something fun to do for exercise and that you would stick to it. Well I found my fun. I borrowed a WII fit balance board and disc and tried it o... Read more
Another challenge
Saturday, January 26, 2013      6 comments

Another challenge met. The challenge in the spark coack program yesterday was to get outdoors for at least 10 minutes. I was pleased that particular challenge didn't come earlier in the week because I wouldn't have met it. Temperatures ove... Read more
Spark Coach challenges
Friday, January 04, 2013      5 comments

I am now following the Spark Coach program "Consistency & Motivation." Each day a new challenge is issued so each day you have something new to try. Yesterdays challenge was to add as much activity as possible to the day just by doing normal ... Read more
New Year's Day - What will this year bring?
Tuesday, January 01, 2013      4 comments

2012 was a great year. That was the year I found Spark People. Exercise and healthy eating became more a part of my life than at any point before this. I read articles, tracked, and spun the wheel for a streak in 2012 of 259 days. It... Read more
It's been a great day and I am thankful.
Tuesday, December 25, 2012      2 comments

It has been a fantastic day today. For the first time in at least 3 weeks I have been able to stay home for the whole day. I just relaxed with my husband and son and so much enjoyed our Christmas day. I am so fortunate to have a home whe... Read more
What's the real reason?
Tuesday, September 18, 2012      3 comments

I just did another session of Spark Coach and in todays video the question was posed ...'What is your real reason for losing weight?" I had to dig behind some standard "one size fits all" answers to come up with my real reason why I want to... Read more
The Scale Doesn't Tell It All
Saturday, September 08, 2012      1 comments

I have had a love/hate relationship with my scale for years. Several years back I got so frustrated with the scale I threw it out. Only helped me feel better for awhile but didn't help me change any habits. Then I went and bought another scal... Read more

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