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The Content of our Character
Sunday, August 16, 2015      13 comments

I just read a book by David Brooks called “ The Road to Character”. I loved it. It is a collection of stories about people with a great deal of in... Read more
Time for Plan B
Saturday, August 15, 2015      13 comments

So, I got up yesterday, went to my fourth Personal Training, and my AWESOME PT, Diane, had a bunch more exercises for me. I am doing the circuit on ... Read more
Come on baby, light my fire.
Friday, August 14, 2015      15 comments

Ever have one of those days, where everything was going along just fine, you were Sparking on all cylinders and someone stops you, who has not seen ... Read more
Time to love you.
Thursday, August 13, 2015      9 comments

This is the BIGGEST obstacle to overcome in your journey to life changing weight loss, and a fit body. You have to make your mind understand that y... Read more
An Ode to you AMAZING Sparkpeople
Wednesday, August 12, 2015      16 comments

Come and listen to a story about a woman named Jane, Who was compelled to lose weight because of great knee pain. Then one day she was surfin... Read more
Step through the door...
Tuesday, August 11, 2015      15 comments

I went to see my Orthopedic Surgeon yesterday. He fixed my fractured knee at the beginning of February, and put two gigantic screws through it to h... Read more
This is my Fight Song
Monday, August 10, 2015      8 comments

Some of the words to the song: Fight Song by Rachael Platten Like a small boat On the ocean Sending big waves into motion Like how a single word Can make a heart open I might only have one match But I can make an explosion ... Read more
Set Sail for the Tradewinds... Explore, Dream, Discover
Sunday, August 09, 2015      11 comments

Bear with me here...I'm going to use a few analogies. How many times in your life, have you started a diet, or a project and left it unfinished... Read more
Everything Happens for a Reason -- Sparkpeople is AWESOME
Saturday, August 08, 2015      13 comments

Does everything happen for a reason? Why did you decide to surf the net and find a diet website, that was way more than you ever imagined, and deci... Read more
MORE about clutter??
Friday, August 07, 2015      7 comments

Yep. I just read an awesome book called "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up -- The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing", by Marie Kondo.... Read more
Don't Worry What People Say Behind Your Back
Thursday, August 06, 2015      6 comments

This one is important. Anyone who tries to sabotage your new healthy lifestyle; someone who comments on your weightloss, asking if you are sick; a ... Read more
Lifestyle Changes Via Sparkpeople -- De-Cluttering Your Life
Wednesday, August 05, 2015      6 comments

This is one of the big issues I am working on now (it used to be food..no more). I have a Mother has been is avid collector of antiques for more than 50 years. She collects groups of things, old teapots, sets of silver dressing table items, wo... Read more
Dance in the Rain
Wednesday, August 05, 2015      8 comments

I actually wish it would rain. My lawn needs it, and I WANT to dance in the rain. Spark on.... Read more
How I Now Look At Life A Lot Differently
Tuesday, August 04, 2015      7 comments

Not only has Sparkpeople encouraged me to pursue a healthy lifestyle, but to get my personal house in order. I had a big plumbing problem yesterday, and after TWO plumbers came and fixed everything, I was left with a gigantic mess. I wen... Read more
My New House Rules (for the Kids...the cat gets an exemption)
Monday, August 03, 2015      13 comments

Oh boy. I have been alone in my home since yesterday afternoon, when I sent the kids to a hotel for two nights so I didn't flog them, and completely lose my cool. It feels like I am on a vacation, to be alone in my own home. My daughter... Read more

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