Sunday, April 11, 2010      30 comments

My Sparkies, I just love this song... You may have heard it. It's titled "Unstoppable." Every time I hear it, it reminds me of how hard we're all working on this journey. It reminds me of just how strong and resilient we've become. It re... Read more
Buying Fresh Produce From The Local Farmer's Market: WOW, WOW, WOW!!!
Monday, March 15, 2010      26 comments

Well, this weekend, I had another Spark first; I went to a local farmer's market in search of organic produce! And let me tell you, WHAT A DIFFERENCE!!! I wish I had done this sooner! I bought the following: tomatoes (all sizes and color... Read more
Monday, March 08, 2010      32 comments

Hello, my wonderful SparkFriends! emoticon I can't stop smiling as I've been laughing and giggling all afte... Read more
Doing My 50-Lb. Loss Happy Dance!
Tuesday, March 02, 2010      51 comments

Today I hit my 50 lb. weight loss mark and I'm so thrilled! I've been focussing on living a healthful lifestyle rather than on the scale, and so I've been able to just stay consistent, stay focussed, and keep moving forward. But I have to say th... Read more
Sunday, February 28, 2010      25 comments

For those of us who began this healthful journey as an obese or overweight person, we've all been told at some point in our lives, "Baby steps... Just take baby steps..." -- something that, for me, had always seemed like an impossibility. ... Read more
Post-Traumatic Eggplant Disorder
Thursday, February 25, 2010      40 comments

Once upon a time, a long time ago, when I was a little girl, my parents made eggplant parmesan for dinner one evening. To me, the whole eggplant concept was disgusting -- of course, that's probably not unusual for a seven-year-old girl. ... Read more
THE ADVENTURES OF RACHELRB AND AHEALTHIERME9: Ahhh... Life Is So Good... And There Are No Limits...
Sunday, February 21, 2010      17 comments

So today was the big day, my friends! RACHELRB and I finally met, and the only two words I can think of to describe the experience are "AWESOME" and "SURREAL"! I have to say that, online, Rachel has been a spectacular friend. Part of the... Read more
Day 28 Of The 28-Day Program: IT'S DAY 28 AND I'M SO GLAD I DID THIS!!!
Saturday, February 20, 2010      23 comments

I feel like, tonight, I am graduating... Today is Day 28 and I have to say that doing this program and reading The Spark is exactly what I needed... I came out of a potentially downward spiral, was reminded of why this healthful journey is so n... Read more
Day 27 Of The 28-Day Program: Spontaneity, Taking Chances, Being Adventurous, and Living Life
Saturday, February 20, 2010      12 comments

Sunday I am having a WONDERFUL experience and I want to share it with all of you!!! I am "going out on a limb" (wink, wink Rach) and I am going to meet my SparkFriend RACHELRB in person! Rach was one of the first SparkFriends I made... Read more
Day 26 Of The 28-Day Program: Ahhh... Spreading The Spark Feels Pretty Good!
Thursday, February 18, 2010      5 comments

Well, I got online this morning to do my usual morning tracking and checking in on my feed and friends' statuses, and there was a congratulatory comment from SP saying I had gotten a popular blog award on one of my blogs! I got really excit... Read more
Day 25 Of the 28-Day Program: Why Giving Up Isn't Even A Choice
Wednesday, February 17, 2010      13 comments

Something happened today... I noticed that quite a few of my SparkFriends (who shall remain nameless) were a bit down on themselves and struggling because they've gotten off track a bit. It's amazing how being so sad and disappointed in oneself... Read more
Day 24 of the 28-Day Program: Setting New Goals In Other Areas Of My Life
Tuesday, February 16, 2010      11 comments

Ah, this is why I love SparkPeople and The Spark... you are forced to really take a hard, long look at your life and ask the proverbial question: "This is your life... Are you who you want to be?' For me, the answer is yes and no. There a... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Day 23 of the 28-Day Program: Week 4 Finds Me Crying...
Monday, February 15, 2010      81 comments

I am three pounds away from my 50 lb. loss. Let me repeat that. I am three pounds away from my 50 lb. loss. I can't tell you when I've lost 50 lbs. before. Yes, I can. It was after I had my firstborn. Within one year, ... Read more
Day 22 of the 28-Day Program: Incorporating Healthful Habits Into Valentine's Day Dinner
Sunday, February 14, 2010      7 comments

Firstly, HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY, SPARKFRIENDS!!! I hope today greeted you with love, joy, goodness, laughter, and memorable and magical moments! Today was a slice-of-life day here in our home. Hubby woke up and made pancakes for the wh... Read more
Day 21 of the 28-Day Program: Being Set Up To Succeed By SparkPeople.com
Saturday, February 13, 2010      12 comments

Today, I took my three-month body measurements... I'VE LOST 7 INCHES, my friends! I'm also another 2 lbs. down and am feeling marvelous! Just now, my DH called... he's at Chick-Fil-A and is bringing lunch home for everyone and wanted... Read more

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