Great things never came from comfort zones.
Yes, we do become complacent. We find a weight we can justify, we find reasons for not exercising, we find reasons for eating junk.
It is when... Read more
So, you just started with Sparkpeople...some advice for your success.
I have seen an awful lot of you join Spark in this new year. I thought that since you are all getting going, it might be time to write down a few pointers to be a success here.
I am now in maintenance. I still do the exact same things I h... Read more
I am the storm.
Fate whispers to the warrior
"you cannot withstand the storm"
and the warrior whispers back
"I am the storm"
I LOVE THIS QUOTE.
I al... Read more
Sunday Sparkpoetry -- The Road Not Taken
The Road Not Taken
Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I... Read more
A football analogy....Dream big, and start now.
Every pro was once an amateur, every expert was once a beginner. So, dream big, and start now.
I watched about a half of the Iowa Hawkeyes Ros... Read more
The Year is Yours....
Happy New Year!
So, last night I picked up the kids from a party at 1:30 am. I have not intentionally been up that late in years. Since I don... Read more
I am going to be FIERCER.
Well, a little looking back on a year that has mattered so much to me, is a good thing. As most of you know, I fractured my knee on my birthday, Ja... Read more
Your Mind is a Powerful Thing.
Your mind is a powerful thing. When you fill it with positive thoughts, your life will start to change.
This one is for those of you that have... Read more
What a difference a day makes....
Laguna Beach, from my parent's porch:
My Minnesota backyard:
... Read more
It's Christmas in California
First of all, I thank you all for your awesome Christmas wishes. I have enjoyed each and every one of them, and thank you from the bottom of my hea... Read more
'Twas the Night Before Christmas...
This is for my darling Daughter (and all of you!), who let me read this to her for many years. Santa is still alive, my love, and she loves you very much. xoxo
'Twas the Night Before Christmas
or Account of a Visit from St. Nicholas
b... Read more
My parents don't have wifi...
But, it's beautiful here, and I swam in the pool this morning looking out on the beautiful California sky.
I am SO lucky.
Merry Christma... Read more
New Year's resolutions..DON'T.
OK, this one really makes me sad. If you have spent the last few months thinking...I am going to start over in the new year, you will be sorely dis... Read more
And so, the adventure begins...
Ah, another magic Monday. Erase your slate, renew your commitments, enjoy the week.
I just took my darling Daughter and her beau out to breakf... Read more
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Sunday Sparkpoetry -- Love
This poem is about love, the very strongest emotion
Either given or received, it's something akin to a potion
It sets your body, your mind, your... Read more