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Stir Up Threads of Inner Controversy
Monday, May 24, 2010      1 comments

Subscribing to several SP emails, I've come across one that really hit me just where I'm at regarding the theme "action = change". Lately, it's come to my attention that I'm struggling with changing some behaviors that are negatively affecting m... Read more
To Our Youth from JPII
Sunday, March 07, 2010      3 comments

I got this from the youth minister at church, reading all the way through before knowing who wrote it. So beautiful from such a truly, holy man of God. "It is Jesus that you seek when you dream of happiness; He is waiting for you when nothi... Read more
Need God's Healing, Quickly, and Peace with His Will
Friday, February 26, 2010      7 comments

I'm struggling with a less cheerful, upbeat item today in contrast to my previous post. My health has been really bad lately. I've been worried that I won't be up to the challenge of chaperone to my daughter & her choir touring Italy beginning M... Read more
Vision collage & goal setting...
Friday, February 26, 2010      1 comments

By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. -Mark Victor Hansen Ran across this and it has pushed me into finally finish work from The Spark! as far as my vision col... Read more
Friday, February 19, 2010      4 comments

My ONE POUND story. Today was a weigh-in day for me. I awoke this morning & jumped out of bed, went to the bathroom & took care of things there, started to get on the scale, decided my nightgown was too heavy, stripped down to my birthday suit &... Read more
Progress, Accomplishment, Celebration!!!!
Tuesday, February 09, 2010      10 comments

Today I made progress. Today I have an accomplishment. Today I am CELEBRATING!...because I reached my GOAL WEIGHT!! Yippee!! Hooray!! Go me!! Party time!! I'm now in the 120's, to be exact 128 lbs. Have not seen that number on the scales sinc... Read more
SparkNashville Weigh-in & Fitness Challenge - Week 2 - I'm in again!!
Saturday, February 06, 2010      0 comments

I actually won in the challenge 2 weeks in a row for exercise consistany & most weight lost. And the big surprise was I'm #3 in the overall weight loss. Yes, really! It may be just 3 lbs but I won something & I wasn't even last in the top five. ... Read more
Sleep & Weight & Burst Balloons
Saturday, February 06, 2010      0 comments

Today was a weird day. I went to bed last night at 2am, which is no big deal since I'm a night owl. The problem is I slept until 3:30pm (13.5 hrs). I suspect I'd slept longer if my husband hadn't come home from work then. So my whole day is off.... Read more
Another pound gone!
Thursday, February 04, 2010      2 comments

I can hardly believe it. When I weighed in today there was another pound gone. I haven't weighed 130 lbs for over 20 years. I weighed 30 lbs more than that when I had my first child. When I was 322 lbs, I knew that I would lose weight with the ... Read more
Words to another were really to myself...
Tuesday, February 02, 2010      0 comments

I posted a comment on someone else's blog today. When I read over it before hitting 'post', it occurred to me that what I said, I was in essence, saying to myself as well. Now that I've had time to think about it, I see that I'm often sending po... Read more
SparkNashville 2010 Challenge Results - Week 1 - Jan 20th to Jan 26th
Friday, January 29, 2010      1 comments

What do ya know! I made it into 2 out of 3 categories the first week in the challenge I'm in for exercise & weight loss goals. See below. I was really surprised. What a nice way to start the whole challenge thing off. Lifted my mood a little bit... Read more
Jesus is carrying me now...only His footprints...
Wednesday, January 27, 2010      3 comments

I'm in a downward spiral of depression. But somehow God will lift me out. I know He has already prepared a way for everything that I worry about to work out for good. I know He watches & waits when I don't turn to Him. And everything that upsets... Read more
Completed Week #2
Sunday, January 24, 2010      3 comments

Things are really going well & I'm so pleased I joined SparkPeople. I have become active on the site every day, not just tracking food & goals, but really getting into the teams, leaving posts & comments, earning SparkPoints, making new online f... Read more
SparkePeople is Just the Best!
Saturday, January 16, 2010      2 comments

I've enjoyed my first week on SparkPeople. I've joined teams, interacted with new friends, added posts, submitted a recipe, received a 'goodie' from a team leader, found someone living nearby, worked hard on my nutrition tracker & other goals ev... Read more