In need of some advice
Thursday, September 17, 2015      8 comments

Hello Fellow Sparklers: As many of you know I had been away for awhile, but I restarted this journey in ernest approximately three weeks ago. I have been tracking, counting calories, and even joined the fiber challenge in an attempt to jump st... Read more
Spark Solution???
Friday, June 06, 2014      4 comments

Ok so I'm looking for some really honest opinions...... I'm trying to get completely back on track. I'm doing a mediocre job of it so far. I was thinking of ordering the Spark Solution and following the diet/exercise plan. I'm just wondering if ... Read more
Motivation where are you?
Tuesday, May 27, 2014      6 comments

Well, I haven't blogged in over a month now and since then everything has gone fairly badly. I was motivated post holidays to get back on track and did well for only about two weeks and since, I just can't seem to get back in the groove and/or f... Read more
What's in half a pound?
Thursday, April 03, 2014      5 comments

Success.... that's what!! I think I'm not alone in being one of the people who complain that "I've only lost half a pound!!" That being said, I've always struggled with weig... Read more
Wednesday, April 02, 2014      3 comments

Thanks to anybody who congratulated me for losing 13 lbs.... if only that were true. When I was logging in my new weight I typed in the wrong number but then immediately when back and changed it, but I guess it already got "out there" Long story... Read more
Well, it finally happened!!
Tuesday, April 01, 2014      8 comments

As most of you know who read my blogs that I walk pretty much every day with my dog in the woods or on any remote roads that I can find away from traffic and a lot of people. I have a favorite spot (actually I have several), but they have all be... Read more
My Ire is Up!!
Friday, March 28, 2014      4 comments

Sorry Spark Friends. This has nothing to do with nutrition and fitness, but my ire is up and I need to vent. I currently work as an RN in an elementary school (actually PK-8) and have been nursing for over 30 years. This week I had a parent ques... Read more
Reality check
Monday, March 24, 2014      8 comments

Well, its time for a reality check. I have a very bad habit of telling myself that I know what I"m doing..... as in I know what I can and can't eat, I recognize portion sizes and I know how to maintain my weight..... NOT!! As I've blogged recent... Read more
Where have they gone, but I'm glad you're here
Wednesday, March 19, 2014      8 comments

I was looking at my Spark Page the other day and I realized that more than half the people that I friended when I started ( I mean REALLY started) a little over a year ago have disappeared. This journey is hard. The fact that people have disappe... Read more
Thank You/Decision Made
Friday, March 07, 2014      5 comments

Hello Everyone and thank you to all my Sparkfriends who took the time to welcome me back and once again offer me kind words of understanding, support and encouragement. I have decided it would probably be in my best interest to turn my ticker ... Read more
I've been "away"
Thursday, March 06, 2014      7 comments

So I've been "away" in a matter of speaking. I've logged in every day and I've tracked my fitness minutes which have still been pretty good considering its still winter here in CT and I still walk my dog every day. That being said, since Christm... Read more
Friend or Foe?
Thursday, January 09, 2014      6 comments

Well, it warmed up nicely today.... it was a balmy 22 degrees, but compared to what we've had lately it was actually quite nice. I went to my usual spot with my dog Gibby an... Read more
Merry Christmas
Monday, December 23, 2013      2 comments

It's been a very long time since I have written a blog, but I have been quite caught up in the holiday madness. Welcoming kids home from college, decorating, office parties, shopping, baking, wrapping etc..... I'm sure you all have been very bus... Read more
My "Littlest" is 2 today!
Thursday, October 31, 2013      9 comments

Well happy birthday to my puppy! Actually, I'm not sure what day is is actual birthday as he is a rescue dog. We chose Halloween because it seems to coincide with his "monst... Read more
Am I in maintenance?
Wednesday, October 09, 2013      8 comments

I think I'm in maintenance only I don't know it yet. I've been gaining an losing the same 2-3 pounds since the summer. In reality I am still 2-3 pounds (the same 2-3 pounds) away from my original goal. Now therein lies the problem. Should I stil... Read more

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