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Training for 2012
Wednesday, December 21, 2011      16 comments

Three miles, a bottle of water, a banana and an orange. What a great way to start my morning today, and just one of many days of training as I prepare for 2012. My resolution for the new year came to me one day when I read again the old prover... Read more
Friday, December 16, 2011      10 comments

It's so amazing how much better I feel when I clean something. Even if I don't finish, or am not able to get the place as clean as I would like, the less messy it is here, the better I feel. I think messiness is a stressor that is subtle. Unt... Read more
The Spark: Chapter Two
Tuesday, December 13, 2011      2 comments

It's taking a lot longer than the week I had planned to work my way through chapter two. I've journaled on it, searched the Internet, talked with friends, prayed, and searched my soul. Right now, I'm still on figuring out my values and my beli... Read more
Five Keys to Thrive
Sunday, December 11, 2011      7 comments

I found this 15 minute talk from Anthony Robbins on YouTube at www.youtube.com/watch?v=
y_eJ4o4RlsI&feature=related called "Five Keys to Thrive." Unfortunately, it cuts off early so you don't get any extra narrative about th... Read more
Today's exciting discovery
Thursday, December 08, 2011      13 comments

Unusual circumstances led me to wear a t-shirt to work today. I got out my most recent long-sleeved race shirt (no, I didn't wash it first, I never do and probably never will even though I know I am "supposed" to) and started to put it on. ... Read more
Thanks for helping me heal
Tuesday, December 06, 2011      9 comments

My dear sweet SparkFriends, Many of you were very kind to respond to yesterday's blog, "I'm sorry I hurt you." I cannot say how much your thoughtfulness has helped. Expressing my feelings in my blog did help me finally face my feelings ra... Read more
I'm sorry I hurt you
Monday, December 05, 2011      11 comments

Dear Woman: I'm sorry. I didn't mean to make you feel that way today, however it was I made you feel. If you think I was thinking bad thoughts about you, I wasn't. Honestly. I hope you can forgive me and realize it was a misunderstandin... Read more
My pledge of allegiance
Saturday, December 03, 2011      9 comments

I pledge allegiance to my health and the body in which I live, one life, redeemed by God, eternal, with faith, hope and love for always.... Read more
There are no words
Thursday, December 01, 2011      11 comments

There are no words big enough to describe my amazement at the circus tonight. Those people are in awe-inspiring condition. I am completely overwhelmed at what we saw. Such balance, strength, and timing. And the energy! They moved so fast an... Read more
I am an athlete.
Wednesday, November 30, 2011      5 comments

I am more amazing than I know. I want to find out how strong I can be. emoticon... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Sparkversary
Tuesday, November 29, 2011      25 comments

It's been a year since I signed up with SparkPeople. It is hard not to compare myself to others who have great stories to share, like losing 100 pounds or running a marathon. I wish I had great insights to share, or some other great thing to m... Read more
Learning to Live The Spark
Monday, November 28, 2011      8 comments

Last week I studied chapter one and read all the chapter one guides. We learned about accepting our mistakes, setting life goals and having a vision, and the importance of community... both giving to and accepting from the love and support of a... Read more
Focus: Chapter One
Sunday, November 20, 2011      11 comments

This week, my focus - my one goal - is to work through Chapter One of The Spark, using the chapter guides from the bonus site for readers of The Spark. Focus seems to be an area where I struggle. I want to focus on learning and living The Spar... Read more
Two Goals: Day Seven
Saturday, November 19, 2011      2 comments

I had two goals for this week. First was to complete today's four-mile race in less than one hour. Second was to get a handle on one out-of-control corner of my bedroom. I was sidelined by the flu on both. ... Read more
Best Boss Ever
Thursday, November 17, 2011      11 comments

I was telling a coworker yesterday that I needed to get outside and walk in the sunshine because I thought maybe that is why I have been struggling with motivation. My boss overheard our conversation and later in the, he noticed how sunny it wa... Read more

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