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Get up and move. Your body will thank you.
Friday, February 10, 2012      4 comments

"Movement is a medicine for creating change in a person's physical, emotional and mental states." - Carol Welch I always say that getting up and moving is the best cure for the blues, the blahs, or if we need a change of pace, especially ... Read more
Thursday, February 09, 2012      4 comments

This entry is from my Spark journal last night: I skipped breakfast this morning because I wanted to be hungry enough to go out for a grilled shrimp lunch. I planned to utilize a Christmas gift certificate. As I was driving to the city, i... Read more
Is your shampoo making you fat?
Monday, February 06, 2012      8 comments

I don't know WHY I didn't figure this out sooner. I use shampoo in the shower. When I wash my hair, the shampoo runs down my whole body, and printed very clearly on the shampoo label is this warning, "FOR EXTRA VOLUME AND BODY." No wo... Read more
Motivational quote about achieving goals
Saturday, February 04, 2012      3 comments

"What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals." - Zig Ziglar... Read more
Brand new endings
Thursday, February 02, 2012      4 comments

sp?id=1709 The link is to a Spark motivational video. It has a collage of Sparker's before and after pictures. Don't you love before and after success pictures? Won'... Read more
Lying to Myself
Wednesday, February 01, 2012      7 comments

One of the chapters in a Chicken Soup for the Soul book was written by Elizabeth Kelly. She called it "Lying to Myself." She had kept a food journal for years but kept gaining weight. Little bites on the side were "negligible calories," so the... Read more
Small steps toward a big goal
Tuesday, January 31, 2012      5 comments

A friend posted this on Facebook yesterday. Take small steps toward great feats. Break your goal into five steps: 1. Define your next move. 2. Decide how you will take it. 3. Remove the obstacle. 4. Make your... Read more
Things happy people have in common, continued
Monday, January 30, 2012      1 comments

y_People_Have_in_Common Ten Things Unhappy People have in common. Interesting article. Worth a read. I blogged about this January 27, 2012, but felt number four... Read more
Not the Spark way
Sunday, January 29, 2012      0 comments

This one cracked me up. Oh, for that magic pill that gives results without the work! Wishing and hoping... Sometimes it's hard to make the connection between what we e... Read more
Carpe Diem...or not
Saturday, January 28, 2012      4 comments

It snowed yesterday. The morning was gray. Slowly the snow turned to slush. The sun blessed our world with it's winsome appearance. In the afternoon, I was soaking in the glorious rays as I sat in the living room. Even the north yard was awash ... Read more
Things Happy People have in common
Friday, January 27, 2012      4 comments

y_People_Have_in_Common Ten Things Unhappy People have in common. Interesting article. Worth a read. 3. They Don’t Have Any Active Hobbies Happiness is l... Read more
Persistence = Success
Thursday, January 26, 2012      4 comments

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Tuesday, January 24, 2012      9 comments

I like pickles. Years ago my aunt brought sweetened dill pickle spears to a potluck and gave me the recipe. I wondered why anyone would do that when they can buy sweet pickles. A couple weeks ago I found Kroger candied dill spears. 50 c... Read more
I love grocery shopping
Friday, January 20, 2012      14 comments

I love grocery shopping. The store is brightly lit and inviting. The shelves are stocked with colorful cans and bags. There is always something new. The produce section is fresh and screams good health. ... Read more
Savoring the present
Thursday, January 19, 2012      5 comments

Lately I've read entries by other Sparkers about living in the present. Today, my friend posted an excerpt from one of her books on another site. The article was No Time Like the Present- It's All We've Got." michelehowe.wordpress.co... Read more

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