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Where does that winning feeling go that you wake up with every morning?
Thursday, February 27, 2020      15 comments

Every morning I wake up feeling good. Full of resolve. Clean slate, new day, I got this. What will this day bring? Opportunities. ... Read more
Is this worth it?
Tuesday, February 25, 2020      17 comments

Is it worth it? I was moving in the right direction last year. Down almost 70 pounds. Even though I avoided the holiday sweets, my loss slowed ... Read more
If I were a snowman
Friday, February 07, 2020      14 comments

If I were a snowman, I would be the perfect size. Everyone loves a robust, well rounded snowman. I am working on becoming a healthier version.... Read more
I am so hungry I could eat a....
Friday, January 31, 2020      12 comments

Have you ever wondered why some starving artists (in many fields) do their best work during that phase? When they find success and a more comfortable lifestyle, they seem to lose their cutting edge and we sadly wonder what happened. I was... Read more
Never give up
Wednesday, January 29, 2020      11 comments

" I didn't stop because I realized I couldn't if I didn't want to repeat." Joe Holman (lost 170+ pounds). ... Read more
An Insight from the Prayer for Weight Loss Challenge
Friday, January 17, 2020      17 comments

Recently I completed a 7 Day Prayers for Weight Loss Challenge with about 200 women. It was a wonderful experience, bringing new insights. (Prayer for weight loss). Lord God, so often I don't want to do the things that would help me be he... Read more
From Foodie to Fasting
Wednesday, January 15, 2020      14 comments

I like to eat. I like going out to eat. I love reading recipes, and have too many cookbooks. There is a sense of satisfaction in creating good food. Anticipation is frequently better than reality. The calories shouldn't count if it didn't tast... Read more
Healthy Breakfast Recipes...and Dog and I Are Getting Healthy Together
Tuesday, January 07, 2020      16 comments

xcout0McuJLSwjw6I The link above is for 5 low carb breakfast recipes. Here are some pictures. The middle... Read more
Christmas Sweets
Thursday, December 19, 2019      15 comments

When we reach a certain age, there are not a lot of things we need. We are trying to rid out, not collect. I usually receive chocolates. I like a chocolate occasionally. Just having them in the house is enough. I don't over indulge. I still... Read more
Food Struggles, Temptations, and Staying Strong
Wednesday, December 18, 2019      12 comments

Over time some of us have picked up some bad eating habits that have brought us to Spark for help. We may be out of touch with what normal eating looks like. We may feel helpless and out of control. Our thoughts are consumed with food. We hav... Read more
A Day with the Grands
Saturday, December 07, 2019      14 comments

Yesterday was a long day. We had an early morning call to see if we could watch the one year old grand because his sitter was at the Emergency Room. We were already expecting to have his 3 year old and 11 year old cousins after school until t... Read more
Leftover turkey recipes
Monday, December 02, 2019      13 comments

We look forward to the leftover turkey after Thanksgiving. It's delicious in sandwiches, salads, and soups. It can shine in pasta or stir-fry dishes. I plan to make a spinach, turkey, pomegranate and apple salad for lunch today. Just ... Read more
Wisdom acquired on the journey: tips to make your plan easier
Sunday, December 01, 2019      15 comments

I have been doing this for a very long time. Some things worked. Some didn't. I've reached a place of strength on my journey that works for me. Whether you are new or been on your way successfully for years, I hope you find a nugget in the... Read more
The plan for Thanksgiving week
Wednesday, November 27, 2019      10 comments

It's Thanksgiving week. We all want to navigate this week with no weight gain. With mindful eating, that is possible. I plan to enjoy one plate of the wonderful Thanksgiving meal. That is one PLATE, not a supersized platter. If not full af... Read more
Why is Thanksgiving so late this year?
Monday, November 25, 2019      10 comments

Our American Thanksgiving is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of the month, as designated by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863. Because the month starts on a Friday this year, the fourth Thursday is November 28. It was the same in 2013. A... Read more

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