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The Best Place to Be!!!
Wednesday, January 31, 2018      6 comments

The other day, I was working on a service project, helping to paint safety lines on the sidewalks of an elementary school. Several people were involved, but the campus was so big that the project seemed impossible to accomplish in the short 2 ho... Read more
You've come a long way, Baby!
Saturday, March 25, 2017      4 comments

It's been over a year since I've started blogging on Spark &, I must say, "You've come a long way, Baby!" Here's a list of a few accomplishments I've made since then: 1. Stress: I took a stress test based on the life events that were happening... Read more
Am I Really Worth It???
Thursday, October 27, 2016      8 comments

A few months ago, my mother put a little light blanket into our trusty washing machine. It seemed harmless. Then, within 10 minutes, we heard banging and clanging going on from the washer. After frantically pressing all sorts of buttons, we fina... Read more
Meet My Friend, "Food!"
Wednesday, September 14, 2016      12 comments

When I was a young girl, I started hanging around two other girls who seemed really nice. They were both smart and fun. I loved the good laughs and feeling like I was a part of the group. I just loved having good friends. Within a few weeks, t... Read more
A Month of, "Goodbyes"
Sunday, September 11, 2016      7 comments

I hate goodbyes. I really, really hate goodbyes. But, somehow, the past month seems to have been a month of goodbyes. 1. It started out with my cousin's funeral. She was the kindest, sweetest cousin I've ever had. She was gone way too soon. ... Read more
I'm not just a number....
Sunday, August 28, 2016      7 comments

It's been a week since my cousin's funeral. To us, she was kind, beautiful, funny, compassionate and loving. Needless to say, I was a bit dismayed when the funeral director made a comment that she would be cemetary resident number "1H324." It s... Read more
Life keeps getting funnier and funnier and funnier....
Thursday, August 18, 2016      12 comments

I could either laugh, or I could cry. I choose to laugh. It's funny how, right when you think you've got life all figured out, it throws you a curve ball. It happens all the time to me. I will laugh. You see, I've been going full forc... Read more
A reminder to my self...
Tuesday, August 16, 2016      2 comments

Sometimes it's just so easy to get down on myself. I see the things that I didn't do quite so well as well as those things that I downright failed at. ... Read more
I'm gonna love myself...
Tuesday, August 16, 2016      2 comments

Dear Spark Friends... Just wanted you to know that you're amazing! Don't forget to love yourself!... Read more
I believe...part 2
Sunday, August 14, 2016      4 comments

There's no complaining here. I'm going to enjoy every moment of this journey. When I'm tempted to complain about having to go for a walk, I'll remembe... Read more
I believe....
Saturday, August 13, 2016      5 comments

1.5 weeks into it and I haven't gotten on a scale yet. I like surprises. I just hope that, when I do my weigh in at the end of the month, the surprise ... Read more
I. Can. Do. It.
Sunday, August 07, 2016      5 comments

Busy, busy day. Got home so hungry and tired that I grabbed the junk food that was meant for other family members. Took no thought to whether it fit ... Read more
Picking myself up...again
Saturday, August 06, 2016      5 comments

I've been down this road a thousand times, it seems. I start out good...then life seems to get in the way. I get too busy to log my activity...too busy to shop for healthy stuff...too busy to exercise...too busy to relax...too busy...too busy..... Read more
Perspective-Eating with a person with anorexia
Saturday, March 12, 2016      1 comments

So...after starting my "lifestyle change," I had been counting calories, protein intake, etc. I obsessed over my exercising and the "health quality" of everything. Then I was asked to spend some time with and have lunch with a friend who had bee... Read more
Saturday, March 12, 2016      0 comments

Started the day with work. Ended it with doing springtime yardwork. It was good to get out in the garden and do some weeding and raking. It was especially good to log it in as exercise. Glad to get outdoors more with the weather getting better.... Read more

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