Chap 3- Part 2- Turning pain into power!
Tuesday, June 26, 2012      4 comments

You can love food and know it's always going to be apart of your life. We have to eat to live and if we never allow ourselves to have something that tastes good, we're going to feel deprived and prob end up binging and gaining again! Learn to ... Read more
Chapter 3- "winning while losing" Turn Pain into Power!
Tuesday, June 26, 2012      4 comments

The only thing we really have power over is our thoughts! Emotional Pain is as much apart of life as pleasure and happiness. As long as you live you will have to deal w/it! Think of neg emotions as growing pains. There is an amazing... Read more
Chapter 2- Make a game plan!
Monday, June 18, 2012      7 comments

Step 1- Celebrate your success! Step 2- Make a game plan! Run off heart power- Commitment to a way of life. Nothing short of success can stop you! Defination of wishful thinking: maintaining wt loss w/o a plan. Unless you make a... Read more
Chapter 1- "winning while losing" part 2
Sunday, June 17, 2012      3 comments

The first part of this chapter was about Celebrating your succcess's! Working from the inside out! Setting boundries, appreciating your achievements so far & your support team, dealing w/neg emotions, the reasons to journal and speak your t... Read more
Chapter 1- "winning while losing" part 1
Wednesday, June 13, 2012      9 comments

Last night I started reading and making notes from a book I read long ago by a girl named Stacy she was on Oprah alot, she lost over 240 pds. It's called "winning after losing" Last night I did chapter 1. My goal is to do at least a chapter a ... Read more
"114 days - Florida bound"
Monday, June 11, 2012      2 comments

Hi sparksistas Hubs and I just booked a cruise leaving oct 7th to the Panama canal. Leaving out of florida and ending in 0ur area San Diego. It's called a repositioning cruise, they are moving the ships to diff ports. We will be stopping in Co... Read more
"Winning the sparks battle is like tennis"
Friday, June 01, 2012      6 comments

Hi all, I am a league playing tennis player. I love tennis, I love it because it is something that I can get better at everyday. I can challenge myself, face my fears, try new things, use my strengths, statagise, work on, and be social with. ... Read more
"Damn, was on a roll"
Saturday, March 31, 2012      7 comments

well I decided to just be plain naughty this month. Ouch! I finally braved the scale and opps up 5 again. grrrr. I am hoping all that kettlecorn salt is just gonna wash away when I start drinking my water again. April I am back and committed to... Read more
"Almost at the net again"
Monday, March 05, 2012      6 comments

If you look at my lil tennis angel who graces my posts you will notice she is workin her way to the net again. It was not long ago that she was almost all the way across the court. I had to scoop her up and put her back on the baseline and sta... Read more
"Making the most out of March"
Thursday, March 01, 2012      6 comments

I am changing! For the better, and loving it. It has been a slow and sure path for me since Nov. I made a commitment to lose wt each and every month this yr. so far so good! Tonight I have added a nightly commitment for March, of my 200+ I u... Read more
"I am doing Lent for the first time"
Friday, February 24, 2012      7 comments

A sparksister asked me to join her in lent. I said "sure" ! what I knew about lent was that you gave up something you really like until Easter. I thought it was to show a commitment to god. Well, as I told others I was doing this, I started ... Read more
"My first valentines w/my hubs, 25 yrs ago"
Tuesday, February 14, 2012      8 comments

My hubs Jim and I were work friends and our first date was right before christmas. We were the best of friends and occasionally flirted over the cook line back and forth. I was a waitress, he was a cook. We worked the graveyard shift, We had b... Read more
"Valentines Day is on the way!"
Saturday, February 11, 2012      8 comments

What's your plan? Is it to eat sweets? take a beautiful walk? watch the sunrise/sunset? Eat at your fav restaurant? Eat your meals w/fresh flowers at the table? Watch a chick flick? etc... Make a plan to treat yourself like the sweetheart y... Read more
"That funky feeling" Grrrr.
Saturday, February 04, 2012      4 comments

I just sent a long drawn out neg msg to one of my fav sparksisters! (yes you Kelly) It's amazing how all I have been working on w/attitude has vanished. I wish I could always turn off the neg feelings button. sometimes I just can't! What this... Read more
"I'm on top of the world these days"
Friday, January 27, 2012      4 comments

Hi all! I am feeling on top of the world right now. I have been focusing on looking at the bright side of all things lately and it feels great. I feel really athletic right now. I feel really "in love" w/ my cute hubs, my gkids, my DD's etc. Whe... Read more

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