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Strength training so important
Thursday, August 15, 2013      6 comments

For years I have tracked biking, hiking, walking and spinning in the fitness tracker! However, strength wasn't"t as easy to track unless I did strength videos! That is all changing along with my approach to strength! Thank you Spark! I ... Read more
Time for me
Wednesday, August 14, 2013      5 comments

I decided today to take a year to really enjoy my family, so that means giving up being a teacher of the visually impaired. I will still teach special needs preschool as that is my primary job and I love it! I feel like I am always trying ... Read more
Learning to love me
Monday, August 12, 2013      14 comments

I have not lost the weight I promised myself I would lose when I joined Spark n 2013! However, I believe I have been awarded more than losing a couple of pounds! 1-I learned to love who I am! I am a caring, loving person full of energy, l... Read more
Ways to push past pain!
Saturday, August 10, 2013      8 comments

Well many of you know I had my knee replaced two weeks ago! I have found different ways to distract myself when the pain sets in and I get sick from pain meds! Number #1-think of someone who has endured greater pain and my pain doesn't"t s... Read more
Taking time to smell the flowers
Tuesday, August 06, 2013      5 comments

I love to plan trips, big or small. Well we had our most expensive trip this past summer. We met our son in Germany after his 3 week exchange and did some touring. Now my ... Read more
One day down towards goal
Friday, August 02, 2013      4 comments

We all have goals and plans and they change as lifes changes with us! For most of my Spark buddies it is weight loss or exercise or water intake. Yet for many it is finding a goal to make it through today! Well today I feel blessed pain! ... Read more
Slow learner doesn't hamper success.
Tuesday, July 23, 2013      3 comments

emoticon This pops up so often on Spark and it is true. Now for me, I have had to weather some storms and learn... Read more
Rereading your blogs surges progress
Tuesday, July 16, 2013      3 comments

Reread some of my blogs and found that positivity is more easily flowing from me now. I truly am happier with myself and just know that each day is a step to a healthier lifestyle. Cleaned out 2 closets of big clothes and clutter! Feel in... Read more
Non-scale moments
Monday, May 20, 2013      7 comments

emoticon walking almost 30 minutes daily now! ... Read more
Sometimes you have to ...
Saturday, April 20, 2013      9 comments

Sometimes you just have think emoticon I made the right food choice! Sometimes you have to ... Read more
Spark Friends
Thursday, April 04, 2013      3 comments

Thank you to all my Spark Friends who are always there to encourage and give a wonderful hug I feel truly blessed to have found this site back in 2009! Tracking ... Read more
Coach Nicole is beautifying this body!!!
Wednesday, March 27, 2013      5 comments

Okay, so I joined the Spring bootcamp and it is kicked some of my butt right off. I am loving the short strength videos and even though I have adapted some due to knee issues, I am feeling the effects. My legs are saying "Wow, so we are d... Read more
Great 3 days with time for Spark
Monday, March 25, 2013      3 comments

When I take the time for Spark, I find my mood just becomes that much brighter. emoticon I feel great about ... Read more
Coach Nicole Inspires
Saturday, March 23, 2013      6 comments

I have had the pleasure to meet Coach Nicole two times and she is just as amazing in person as she is in her workout videos. ... Read more
One small change is all I need
Tuesday, December 25, 2012      8 comments

I have written many blogs to myself about taking time to take care of myself, but yet I push on doing more and more for others. I wear the stress on my sleeve which isn't the way I ever thought I would be living. Now it is time to make just so... Read more

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