The Inspiration We Find In Others
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 5 comments
A friend posted this story to her Facebook wall recently. I find a great deal of inspiration in it...and thought others would to. So here's to you "Cuppy" - your mom would be so proud. "Hello everyone! This is VERY LONG but I wanted to shar... Read more
It's got to be about more than food or weight...
Tuesday, April 09, 2013 3 comments
While visiting my sister in NYC - I got to meet many of her friends. A wonderful group of people from different races, genders, walks of life, sexual orientations, you name it - they really helped me think. Along with meeting these fantasti... Read more
To think I would have missed...
Friday, March 08, 2013 1 comments
Today I had one of my wonderful moments where I tried a new brand of a food, or a new food or just a healthier alternative to an everyday food and could only think MmmmMmmmMmmm! Spark people, their forums and my healthier lifestyle has lead... Read more
Unphotogenic? Unattractive? Or just plain Unhappy?
Thursday, February 28, 2013 2 comments
When I was a small girl I took some amazingly beautiful photographs. People would rave about my smile, always compliment my style and were amazed at some of the photographs taken of me. One specific photo when I was about 12 sticks out in my min... Read more
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 0 comments
In the past few weeks I've got to see the affect that family truly can have on a persons health and wellness. Last week - my grandfather passed away after a long illness. While it was hard - I truly believe he is in a better place, and felt... Read more
A Healthy Heart Reminder For An Office Who Needs It!
Thursday, February 07, 2013 2 comments
Throughout the past week - I have watched so many of my office mates slide after a month of weight loss. (no wonder why we only did a month of biggest loser last year - apparently that's all some of us can take!) It seems like every day there is... Read more
Today - I'm Proud of ME!
Wednesday, February 06, 2013 3 comments
I've spent the first month of our Biggest Loser Challange at work really trying to be a team player - to encourage everyone, to cheer on the winners board each week, to really make it about being healthier rather than thinner. Today - I'm c... Read more
Monday, February 04, 2013 3 comments
Yesterday I cheated. It wasn't because I wanted food, or was just starving... It was because I needed to feel better. I pretty much announced after a conversation with my boyfriend that I wanted to eat my feelings...that I give up on my lif... Read more
The Mystery of Sparkpoints!
Thursday, January 31, 2013 4 comments
I try each day to get as many spark points as I can. I find that the more drive I have to get the points - the better I do in my health/fitness/nutrition goals. It makes sense - I'm tracking everything, reading articles, blogs, encouraging other... Read more
Water Consumption - How else is it helping me?
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 1 comments
I drink a lot of water to begin with - but thanks to Spark -I've focused on drinking at least 8 - 8oz glasses of water each day. While it's had me running for the restroom and flushing out my body - it's helped in some many other ways! Ther... Read more
Putting Progress Into Perspective
Friday, January 25, 2013 0 comments
I have to admit it - the past few weeks have both been empowering and frustrating for me. Having the will power to get up at 5:15 AM multiple mornings to work out, working out twice a day, only breaking calories twice in 3 weeks - it is such a w... Read more
A Rock and a Hard Place
Thursday, January 24, 2013 0 comments
Two very important things in the last week are the inspiration for this blog. The first being my first few experinces with indoor Rock Climbing - and the other has to do with a blog written by another spark user. The rock climbing has been ... Read more
Inspiration to Run!
Thursday, January 17, 2013 1 comments
I've always told people - the more I use spark - the more inspired I get to be healthy, the better I get at my goals and the overall better I do in my weight loss. Today's such instance is an inspiration from a success story I watched yesterday.... Read more
Today - For A Dress (actually two!)
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 1 comments
One of my big inspirations every day when I don't want to get out of bed to work out - is the upcoming weddings of both my older brother and sister. My sister is marrying a lovely young lady on June 1st. I'm happy my sister has found the lo... Read more
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