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For 2013 ...
Tuesday, January 01, 2013      14 comments

What will I strive for? A better me, physically, spiritually, emotionally, mentally. The older I become, the more I find of me that I need to work on. In 2013 I hope to make some serious progress toward a better me. Here's hoping for goo... Read more
End of the Fall 5 % Challenge
Saturday, December 01, 2012      12 comments

Well, yesterday marked the end of our Fall Challenge, and after doing our final weigh-in today, it's all over.....until the Winter 5 % Challenge. I had an ambitious goal, and didn't make it, but I'm vowing to make it for the Winter Challenge. ... Read more
Dr. Oz's 3-day Fat Busting Plan
Tuesday, November 06, 2012      5 comments

I'll be happy to lose 3 lbs in 3 weeks, but he's promising better. www.doctoroz.com/videos/
s-lose-3-pounds ... Read more
Good Enough Instead of Perfect
Monday, November 05, 2012      10 comments

Replace Your Need for Perfection with Good Enough ~ Dr. Dar Perfection creates delay in your success with any endeavor. Looking for perfection is also an unfulfilling activity. Instead, identify what good enough looks like for you so th... Read more
Sparkfriends on the East Coast
Monday, October 29, 2012      2 comments

The storm is building. It's scary. My kids and grandkids are there. Please stay safe. My thoughts and prayers are with you all ... Read more
Hope for the future
Friday, October 26, 2012      3 comments

History is not destiny. ~ Sparkpeople.com emoticon... Read more
A reminder...
Thursday, October 25, 2012      7 comments

Fat burns in the flame of carbohydrates. Trivia explanation: For fat to be metabolized properly, carbohydrates must be present. The basic message is simple when it comes to selecting the amount and type of carbohydrate foods. Carbohydr... Read more
Makes a person go, "Hmmm...."
Tuesday, October 23, 2012      6 comments

...to an explanation of an SP Trivia question. I'm pretty sure I knew this but the second part of the explanation got my attention--that since the liver is concentrating on metabolizing the alcohol, the carbs & fats eaten just go straight to...... Read more
Couch work-out
Wednesday, October 10, 2012      5 comments

In this video Dr. Oz's trainer takes us through a good workout that's done right on the couch. You'll burn calories. www.doctoroz.com/videos/
kout No excuses! ... Read more
After weight loss -- How to keep the weight off
Wednesday, September 19, 2012      5 comments

~ Dr. Andrew Weil What's the best way to lose excess weight and keep it off? A study from Boston's Children's Hospital suggests that a low-glycemic-index diet is the best. The researchers recruited 21 young adults who were overweight or obe... Read more
I hope this isn't considered cheating...
Tuesday, September 18, 2012      12 comments

I don't know about you, but taking the SP quizzes is about my least favorite thing to do on the site, especially since I've done most of them countless times. Sometimes I can't remember if I just did a particular one last week or 2 months ago. ... Read more
Fall 5% Challenge
Wednesday, September 12, 2012      4 comments

The Fall Challenge where we try to lose 5% of our weight in 8 weeks will soon be underway. It is a very active team with lots of group support. It's meant to be for Sparkers who have decided to get serious about their goals, so we push ourselv... Read more
Happy Sunday morning!
Sunday, August 26, 2012      5 comments

If you weren't thinking about your blessings before, Regina Belle will put it on your mind with a song in the old-gospel style. www.youtube.com/watch?fe
AUYqjmKstRQ ... Read more
Tuesday, August 21, 2012      5 comments

My SparkFriends and I seem to be in a self-affirming mode. It's a great mode. I'd like to keep it going to remind myself of what is important: "Beauty is not a state of body. It's a state of mind." "Don't compromise yourself. You are a... Read more
Blessed am I...
Monday, August 20, 2012      5 comments

I love to watch Oprah's Super Soul Sunday on OWN on Sundays. Yesterday one of her guests was Sarah Ban Braenach who wrote Simple Abundance and Something More. She was saying joy is our birthright, and that we should stop wounding ourselves. ... Read more

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