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Major goal achieved: The house is mine!
Thursday, June 25, 2009      2 comments

It really is true that home buying is one of the hardest and most stressful things you will go through. As a single parent, it felt even more difficult. From barely a soul around to help pack, to hardly a shoulder to lean on when the bank got... Read more
Fallen Angel Here
Thursday, October 30, 2008      5 comments

Just a big giant sorry for flaking on so many of you. It has been a very trying time this year. I should have asked some of you to help with the team but instead I fell away for far too long. I am sorry. The thing is, life goes on an... Read more
Goal: No worries about the scale..
Thursday, June 05, 2008      5 comments

Another great article from spark worthy of posting in a blog. But first, my own comments on weight and the scale. I admit I peek now and again (when I'm at a store that has scales) but that behavior is really juxtoposed as to how I feel ab... Read more
TOTAL FITNESS includes your heart
Friday, May 16, 2008      2 comments

Where are you at? Not just physically, but mentally, where are you? I'm sure some of the old timers can say you've grown some. But for the newbies, here's some sage advice. And it doesn't hurt for me to periodically check myself. It doe... Read more
Start a Revolution; Love your body!!
Monday, February 25, 2008      5 comments

Island Girl is back; with some sage advice.....If you haven't read Coach Dean's article on Weighing in, I urge you to do so. It's at the end of this blog. Since ditching the scale just a short while back, December I think, I admit to hav... Read more
Aloha my sweet spark friends!
Tuesday, February 19, 2008      3 comments

I'd download a picture of me lounging by the pool....but this crummy island Aol dial up won't upload it :( SOOOOOOO you guys made my vacation!!! Thanks for voting me a motivational sprakette. It seriously was the best birthday gift :) ... Read more
Sunshine, I'll be your Valentine...
Wednesday, February 13, 2008      0 comments

:) the whole lot of ya :) George Jones sings it best... I love you whether or not you love me I love you even if you think that I don't. Sometimes I find you doubt my love for you but I don't mind. Why should I mind? Why ... Read more
Where is the magic, Maverick?
Friday, January 11, 2008      1 comments

Forget the magic words and clever lines.... By David Wygant Most men think there's a magic word they can say to get a woman to talk to them. While there is no such "magic word," there are three keys to communicating with a woman that ... Read more
On Eating Clean: Reduce Reuse, Recycle...
Friday, January 04, 2008      7 comments

Many of you may find you are spending more time in the kitchen and using more water to wash dishes or more plastics in order to plan and store healthier foods.... It's important to stay in balance and strive to find ways to reduce waste wh... Read more
Mind over Body: Start a revolution- love your body!
Thursday, December 20, 2007      1 comments

This article below is an important spark read. (Mind Over Body) But first my comments.... Many of you know that I recently ditched the scale and the ticker. Why? They were making me unhappy! They were making me focused on the wrong g... Read more
Mourning purge - The moon...
Wednesday, December 19, 2007      1 comments

(in) my man...with self preservation in my heart. I can barely look at you, keeping you at distance. It's safe I think, but I know it's not fair. Don't you see that I Don't Want You To Go? Still shattered. I can't tell the lies from t... Read more
On Eating Clean
Thursday, December 13, 2007      3 comments

So many of you know how passionate I've become on eating clean. Since taking over the team it has doubled in size and we average about 4-6 new members a day. I am thrilled to report that and trust that it will become one of the biggest teams h... Read more
What is Wellness? Look inside for answer!
Sunday, December 09, 2007      0 comments

Great easy and informative read. It's worth revisiting or posting on every page on this site! Yes, please take it with you! What is Wellness? Wellness is the state of optimal well-being, not simply the absence of illness, but an impro... Read more
Asking for Help- Getting the help you need to overcome an obstacle
Tuesday, December 04, 2007      4 comments

Okay, so I've been yo-yoing for months now unable to break the habits and plateaus that cripple me in reaching goal. Been thinking about it and decided to cut some unnecssary expenses out and buy 8 sessions with a personal trainer. The exp... Read more
Benefits of Cycling for health and wellbeing
Thursday, November 29, 2007      2 comments

Benefits (from wikipedia.com) Cycling makes use of the largest muscles in the body (the Gluteus Maximus and Quadriceps) so it is good for people who are trying to lose body fat. Exercising at low intensity is better for people who want to l... Read more

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