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My Favorite Time of Year
Sunday, November 25, 2007      1 comments

We are entering the holiday season and I look forward to it each year with much anticipation. For as long as I can remember it has been my favorite time of the year. Not because of the stockings, gifts, or the cookies & milk I set out for ... Read more
Connecting the Spark!
Saturday, August 25, 2007      1 comments

One of my goals is to meet as many SP friends as I possibly can. I haven't given any thoughts as to time frame or even distance, but since the very first meeting of a SP friend this summer I have been compelled to "connect the dots" by way of co... Read more
Self Awareness, Peseverance & Proclamation!
Friday, July 13, 2007      1 comments

July is the month in which I celebrate awareness that a year ago I'd let myself go far too long before making healthy changes in my life. I had been coasting along for years pretending that tomorrow would be the day of a new way of life . . . bu... Read more
All the Right Reasons!
Monday, April 09, 2007      0 comments

After reading the Healthy Reflection today I looked deep inside to see why I do what I do on SP as team leader for the TX Sparkers. I had been a competitive athlete all my life in track & field, basketball, and volleyball. Even into my adul... Read more
Self Inspiration & Victory
Saturday, March 03, 2007      1 comments

SP's thought for today prompted me to write about how I have usually inspired myself into reaching for goals greater than I ever expected to accomplish. I have accomplished this through self victory! Competing against others is a naturally ... Read more
The Meaning of Wealth
Thursday, February 08, 2007      1 comments

Wealth has many different meanings as we grow and mature into healthy, happy human beings. When we're young, wealth means having many material, earthly possessions such as money, cars, houses,etc. As a child, the thought of possessing bundles of... Read more
Perseverance!
Thursday, February 01, 2007      1 comments

Keep on Keepin' On! Seems as if this has been my "mainstay" quote since I began this healthy journey in July '06. I am happy with the 11 lb. loss, but now it seems as if my weight is creeping back up despite what I do. I know I have slipped late... Read more
Precious Gifts
Monday, January 22, 2007      0 comments

When reading posts that others write it is easy to get encouraged by the words and stories they share. So many have had great trials & tribulations in their lives that you wonder how it is that they've managed to keep their spirits so high and t... Read more
Exploring My Dreams
Thursday, January 04, 2007      3 comments

One of my dreams is to write a book. I've thought about writing a book on the experiences I encountered while working as a ministry assistant. I have 16 years worth of experience and thought it might be a good place to begin. I've also thought m... Read more
The Blessings of Friends!
Tuesday, December 26, 2006      0 comments

As I look back to when I first decided to begin my healthy journey with SP, I remember being a little afraid to take that bold step in writing my first "post" and then entering it on a Team Board. If only I'd known how special my SP frien... Read more
Unexpected Life Travesties
Thursday, December 21, 2006      0 comments

While reading posts in one of the team's boards I belong to, a member of that team received some "not so favorable" financial news. This is how I responded to her situation: "You have been given some wonderful support and advice today throu... Read more
The Small Things in Life
Friday, December 15, 2006      0 comments

We were prompted today not take things for granted in life through SP's reflect on this . . . I can remember, even as a young child, enjoying what God has given me. I have always felt a very close kinship with God and have taken in to my ve... Read more
Sharing Kindness
Tuesday, December 05, 2006      1 comments

Today's reflection was sharing kindness with someone else. A week ago I challenged two of the teams I am a member of to go out of their way to be kind to everyone they see. Especially since we are in the Christmas Season when tempers, patience, ... Read more
Stress Eating
Tuesday, November 28, 2006      0 comments

Things that sometime hit us in life can cause us to eat out of being stressed and not hungry. Divorce, our job, a family crisis, death, personal conflicts, the holidays, etc. can trigger uncontrollable urges to eat. Even though it is hard ... Read more
Enjoying the Road to Accomplishment!
Tuesday, November 14, 2006      0 comments

Each day that I am able to get out of bed, pain free, with no illnesses holding me down, I feel grateful to God. I also know that it is largely due to my joining SP and getting on the "healthier lifestyle" train. Before, I was literally watching... Read more

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