New Year ... New Goals!
Wednesday, January 06, 2021 14 comments
2020 ... what a ride! Sadly, the ride is still going. I feel blessed that my family is healthy and nothing extreme has come our way. I am hoping my 86-year-old aunt will receive a vaccine soon, as one resident at her independent living resort h... Read more
I confess ... I was not a model SP Spark over the holidays
Monday, December 28, 2020 11 comments
I slipped, big time! Mistake #1 I joined a challenge I wasn’t ready for, and, picked a maintenance weight I had never been to before. I was a pound away. Fear of success? Maybe. Ugh! Then the colour-coded chart made me feel like a fa... Read more
Do you have a voice?
Wednesday, December 02, 2020 30 comments
Do I have a voice. I didn’t really think so, especially here on Spark. I’m one in a ... however many members there are. I’m a small fish in a big pond. Currently, SparkPeople has nearly 16,000,000 registered members! I am a very small fish! ... Read more
What is a Recumbent Elliptical?
Friday, November 13, 2020 6 comments
I used my elliptical this morning and watched my 30-minute show while “working out” and felt quite accomplished. I had gotten the 6 a.m. phone call to teach-on-call (afternoon only) at the high school - grade 8 physical education. I took the job... Read more
1 day became 6 months...
Friday, October 16, 2020 47 comments
April 16 - October 15, 2020 What an amazing six months it has been! It started with Day One: log onto SparkPeople, track everything I eat, and walk 10,000 steps daily. Sounds simple enough, and it was. Results: 59 pounds lost, BMI from obes... Read more
It starts with a blank page
Thursday, October 08, 2020 14 comments
April 16, 2020. Nothing special about this day ... except a TOTAL mind shift! It was the day I stopped looking out the window (afraid of COVID-19) and going for a walk. It was also the new commitment to me and my health: SparkPeople and... Read more
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