I'TS DEFINITELY TIME...
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 4 comments
I have been home for 2 weeks now since my vacation. You would think my fitness levels & weight would begin to stabilize since I thought I was returning to my regular schedule....NOT SO MUCH! I will say...no excuse...that I still feel under ... Read more
I'VE BEEN AROUND THE WORLD...NOW I'M BACK!!!
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 6 comments
What an adventure we had! I'll start with my Tues. am. downer...WI today, the 1st since Jan. 14th...136.2...up 4.8 lbs....I was over my goal max to start & now even MORE over. While away I did a small amount of Zumba but I guess my walking... Read more
MY LAST SPARKS CHECK IN...
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 9 comments
That is, until I leave for a 3 1/2 week vacation....this is a first on so many different levels...Its been 2 + years in the planning stages...2 weeks cruising Indonesia.. Bali, Lombok, Komodo Island, Malaysia, Singapore...then on to Phuket, T... Read more
TODAY IS A RECORD DAY...
Tuesday, January 07, 2014 7 comments
It's the coldest day I can ever remember...it's my Dad's birthday & I've weighed in today at my almost HIGHEST in the last 3 years since my healthy journey began. (133.4 lbs. up 1.4 lbs. since last week) The first record is not within my contro... Read more
Merry Christmas Eve fellow sparkers!!!
Tuesday, December 24, 2013 5 comments
Well, the snow looks so festive this am. Even though my newspaper is a no show, & my WI today showed 132.8...a 4.8 lb. increase....lack of activity since Fri. & holiday treat eating were the culprits...I was awake only 2x last night...sleeping 9... Read more
TUES. BLOG IS WED. NEWS...
Wednesday, December 18, 2013 7 comments
So, yesterday got away from me...it was noon before I realized I hadn't done my Tues. WI ritual. The weekend of carpet cleaning & shovelling had my body stiff & sore...I even missed my Curves day Mon. (only the 2cd time since joining in Sep... Read more
BEST Part of Christmas Season...
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 7 comments
Music & Fitness
Tuesday, December 03, 2013 4 comments
Last Friday I experienced LEADING my 1st large group in a 10 minute warmup of a 60 minute fitness class. Initially I was pretty SCARED...we had 15-20 in the group. The snow had kept attendance down...in fact yesterday there was 37 of us. Other t... Read more
Food Sensitivities, allergies & the like...
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 3 comments
This past weekend, full of snow had me craving carbs. I had pizza along with various other regular carbs. & my digestion slowed to a crawl. I have found that the food we eat is such a trigger to the way our body reacts to everything in our day..... Read more
I GAINED WEIGHT>>>YEH!!!
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 6 comments
Ok, so by this title, you must be thinking...this blog is on the wrong site. For almost 3 active years, I have consistently worked to remove the pounds that I have accumulated due to poor eating habits & a sedentary lifestyle. Now as a... Read more
Winter wonderland has arrived!!!!
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 9 comments
Getting up this am. & seeing a vision of white out the front door was expected but just as daunting. Is shoveling now added to my chore list today??? My original plan for my day today was cleaning out some kitchen cabinets for some needed ... Read more
Exercise, exercise & MORE exercise!!!
Tuesday, November 05, 2013 8 comments
Many of you are aware that I have begun VON training to lead seniors in group fitness classes. Well, not only have we been focusing on anatomy & the science of "how our bodies work" this week but have also started having some "mini" practice se... Read more
SPREADING THAT SPARK...
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 7 comments
What a week it has been! Many of you know that I officially retired...yes I can say that now...a month ago. It has surely been a learning experience in change over the last 4 weeks. Adjusting to the NEWNESS of this life plan takes work... Read more
NEW SPARK PAGE>>>NEW TECHNOLOGY EVERYWHERE>>>
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 6 comments
This past week has been for changes...& new technology...YUK...but hopefully for the better!!! 1. We decided to change phone providers to save monthly costs...Who knew between the 2...there would be a 1 month disc. fee as well as a service ... Read more
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