MAMAV57's Blogs

The Mystery of the Binge
Thursday, January 30, 2014      0 comments

Maybe it's not such a mystery after all. My allergies are going nuts, the stuff drains and causes my stomach to be very upset, I look for something to calm the stomach, nothing tastes good or helps the I keep searching and... Read more
Feelings or Why I didn't Sleep last night
Tuesday, January 28, 2014      1 comments

Once again it was a sleepless night of tossing and turning fighting some serious nightmares. These nights don't happen very often anymore but when they do it is quite intense. Last night the running theme was either killing myself or someone kil... Read more
Cross Training??
Monday, June 10, 2013      0 comments

Out in the back woods were 2 piles of trash when we moved in. We have been systematically removing them by filling the trash can every week with the small stuff. Today we got to the bottom of the biggest pile and found the remnants of what looks... Read more
Spark Coach challenge
Friday, February 01, 2013      1 comments

Today I was challenged to share my goals publicly. Since I don't have a support group locally I will share them here. ... Read more
Cleaning the Fridge
Thursday, January 31, 2013      2 comments

or is that the Human Garbage Disposal.............taken to a new level. Today I realized the fridge had lots of veggies that were looking a little "tired". So I chopped up 1 big red pepper, 4 green onions, quarter of a sweet onion, 2 cups of shr... Read more
To Be Happy
Thursday, January 10, 2013      1 comments

1) What makes you happy? Beautiful gardens, music, unexpected calls/emails/sparkmail from friends 2) What are you passionate about? Stopping abuse both physical and mental from domestic and social/government sources, helping th... Read more
Wednesday, October 03, 2012      0 comments

Have you struggled with stress or anxiety related to your weight-loss program or weigh-ins? Blog about your experience. Sometimes, just getting things off your mind will help you find a new perspective. ... Read more
VC#8 Prompt 2
Thursday, July 19, 2012      1 comments

How has expecting yourself to stick 100% to your plan all the time hindered your weight loss progress? This hasn't been too much of a problem for me in the past. I know I'll have days where life gets in the way and just let them be and get... Read more
Vitality Challenge #8 Prompt 1
Monday, July 16, 2012      3 comments

What goals are you setting for this challenge (if you’re following the structure I have laid out for you, you are setting a self-love, nutrition, and fitness goal)? My goals this time around are to cut down on the added sugars by reading la... Read more
Vitality Prompt #5
Monday, July 02, 2012      1 comments

This has indeed been an eye opening 15 days. I have enjoyed the prompts that made me challenge my thinking. Sometimes we need that challenge. I still have "issues" with my thinking and maybe writing some down might help to see them more clearly.... Read more
Vitality Day #11
Wednesday, June 27, 2012      3 comments

Was not able to complete my walk this morning. Got half way around the first loops and was dizzy and nauseated so came back home. Drank some gatorade and ate a banana and boiled egg. Just really feeling drained today. I think sitting in the camp... Read more
Vitality Prompt #4
Tuesday, June 26, 2012      3 comments

Negative self talk is about the #1 issue I have. Having spent 21 years living with a man who said nothing nice about me or anything I did ever......and that is not an exaggeration, he really never said anything nice about me to me or anyone else... Read more
Vitality Prompt #3
Tuesday, June 26, 2012      1 comments

Despite being in a significant amount of pain all the time, I am thankful that I still have the willpower to get up and move!! I can walk, do no impact aerobics, stretch, lift weights, clean my house, do laundry, cook, garden, and most important... Read more
Vitality Day 5
Thursday, June 21, 2012      4 comments

Larry came home from work with food poisoning.......seems he forgot that i sent tater salad for his lunch today and instead had a can of ravioli that must have been old. I hope he survives the night. He never has trouble eating stuff. I ma... Read more
Vitality Prompt #2
Wednesday, June 20, 2012      5 comments

Why it is just a matter of time before I succeed at losing weight and getting healthy. I have a lifetime of knowledge about health and fitness including one certificate in Nutrition and one certificate in Aerobics Instruction. I am det... Read more

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