Creating my Sparks Haven
Thursday, December 12, 2013      4 comments

I am tempted to type something like "new beginnings" or "here we go again" or "starting my journey for the umpteenth time". As I think about typing these things negative thoughts roll in like a dark cloudy storm, waiting to burst. I think to mys... Read more
I'm a non-smoker....Yippee!
Tuesday, July 03, 2012      11 comments

I've been a non-smoker for over 8 days now. What a wonderful feeling! I get the occasional pang but it has actually been pretty easy. That's an odd statement coming from a chain puffer! I used a book called the easy way written by Alan Carr. So ... Read more
Stuffed Silly
Saturday, March 24, 2012      2 comments

Honking horns, angry drivers. accidents on the freeway making me late for my next patient.....all in a days work for the home health nurse. LOL. It was actually a good day. Just long and grueling. I started my day with a frozen banana and carob ... Read more
Back with a vengeance!
Thursday, March 22, 2012      3 comments

I've sorely missed my SP support emoticon. Time to dive right in and get back to business. I haven't gained any weig... Read more
Honey Cheetos, Ditches and Snotty Lifeguard
Tuesday, September 06, 2011      3 comments

Well well well. I've missed SP! I've had a lot going on. My Dad died 2 weeks ago. I think I've seen him twice my entire life and hadn't heard from him in 6 years. It was a tragic death with mental illness a homeless status and a husk of a person... Read more
Knockout gorgeous dresses coming my way
Thursday, August 11, 2011      6 comments

Foggy weeks of discomfort came to an end two weeks ago. Surgery for gallbladder removal finalized the cycle. Thank goodness! Starting to feel a bit better prompted a night out for our 11th anniversary. I wanted to feel like a sultry sexy bombshe... Read more
don't get hungry
Thursday, July 07, 2011      6 comments

Day two of Thrive. My lesson learned today was do not get hungry. I had planned to be home for lunch so I didn't bring any lunch or snacks. I ended up getting stuck at the office way longer than expected. Holy starving rock stars by 2pm! Any an... Read more
Day one of Thrive
Wednesday, July 06, 2011      2 comments

Today was day one of the 12 week plan from Thrive (the vegan nutrition guide for optimal performance by Brendan Brazier). I decided to dedicate myself for 12 weeks to this diet because I've been lacking motivation and just feel stuck. I know man... Read more
Green Goddess Introduction
Tuesday, June 21, 2011      3 comments

This morning I will be introducing some friends to the Green Goddess green juice for breakfast. They wanted to stay with me.LOL. They handled zucchini tacos and tortilla soup alright for dinner last night. Couldn't believe it was low fat vegan. ... Read more
Miracle Thinking
Friday, June 17, 2011      2 comments

There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. - Albert Einstein Today I am trying to accept what is. The good and the b... Read more
Crazy Sexy Dieting??
Friday, June 17, 2011      5 comments

Anyone Doing the crazy sexy diet by Kris Carr? I'm looking for a buddy for the 21 day adventure cleanse. I feel like a million bucks during and after the cleanse.... Read more
I'm reaching out for a pep talk
Wednesday, March 23, 2011      6 comments

What is wrong with me today. I feel so hopeless! Uncharacteristic to be sure! I am THE slowest loser. No doubt about that. I haven't been to the gym in 4 days. I don't want to prepare and cook a healthy dinner..and I love to c... Read more
Littered Jack in the box
Saturday, March 19, 2011      4 comments

This is short..but haven't blogged in a while so what the heck. As I stepped out of my car today in front of the gym my sandals were missing the quiet pat pat sound they generally produce. Replacing this sound was a terrible dragging of paper ... Read more
Sunday, March 06, 2011      4 comments

This afternoon I reacquainted myself with some of the machines at the gym. It felt great. What really felt great was realizing that I have maintained my muscle. It is only temporarily hiding behind a pesky layer of fat. I sweated through my 45 ... Read more
Strength training is calling
Saturday, March 05, 2011      5 comments

And I sent it to voice mail today. The thought of it is however trapped in my grey matter and just might drive my neurotransmitters mad! I think I am finally on the verge of adding strengthtraining to my routine. It is time. I should be optimist... Read more

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