CAN I WAKE FROM THIS NIGHTMARE, PLEASE?!
Monday, March 30, 2020 11 comments
Hello, Pink Flamingo Teammates and other Spark People Friends. I hope you are doing well, emotionally and spiritually and physically. This has been quite the month, and I can apologize for being a bit MIA, but maybe with all that the world has... Read more
I think I finally have a real handle on this...
Friday, November 15, 2019 8 comments
I am proud...not bragging...just proud and grateful for my success this challenge. I was the only Pink Flamingo still standing for maintaining or losing each week. I lost 11.6 pounds overall in 10 weeks. I was the biggest loser overall with t... Read more
Happy, Healthy Halloween!
Thursday, October 31, 2019 4 comments
Happy Halloween! It is supposed to storm here, and we get few trick-or-treaters anyway, but I wanted to have something, just in case. I had trouble even buying Halloween candy as so much of it is really not even good tasking anymore. IF I bough... Read more
Fear of Failure and Fear of Success
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 2 comments
A friend asked: Many of us have the fear of failure but what about the fear of success? My response: Many are afraid of failure so they don’t even try. That is not success. It is still failure... failure to launch, in a sense. Many ... Read more
I have got this...
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 2 comments
I am getting to the point where I only want to eat well, and most foods that are not healthy do not even taste good anymore. I want to just not even try junk anymore. I only want healthy fruits and vegetables and meats and cheeses and nuts. A... Read more
Why I do what I do...
Friday, September 13, 2019 5 comments
Thank you to a teammate friend who wrote this to me. This is why I do what I do as a health coach and "cheerleader" co-leader. "I hope you remember to take your own advice. You are an awesome cheerleader for our team!" I do try to ta... Read more
It's been awhile...
Thursday, August 22, 2019 5 comments
WOW! It's been a while since I blogged. Part of the reason is that I have lived this summer! I have been more active in the world than on still at the computer. Another reason is that I have supported my teammates by reading and responding t... Read more
Negatives to Positives...Challenges to Blessings
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 5 comments
Happy Hump Day! If nothing else, a new week in the challenge allows us to start again and refocus on health. I am fasting today with a friend. It is part of the program we are doing for women's book group. We are to fast and pray. I am fasting w... Read more
What do we do to ourselves?
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 3 comments
Sharing this reflection after using it to respond to a teammate's blog: I am 59 years old, about 5'4'' and over 200 pounds. I see myself usually the way I am told I look, overweight but not HUGE. I move more than I did a year ago. I am... Read more
Ready & Able
Tuesday, June 04, 2019 5 comments
This is the day before the beginning of the summer challenge, and I am ready to spring into action...er...summer into action. My goal is to be the child God created me to be, and that is one of health, even when the world may be falling down ar... Read more
Found My Tribe
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 6 comments
Throughout history there have been catch phrases or words of the season. Coming to mind are "paradigm shift," "healthy lifestyle" and "spectrum." (Everything is on a spectrum nowadays, and I think that may be a good thing. It puts things into... Read more
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