PAULA_W_D's Blogs

Ducks Quack, Eagles Soar
Tuesday, June 28, 2011      4 comments

A friend of mine sent me the below today and it really struck a note with me. Lately, I've been spending a lot of time quacking about why I can't do things and not near enough time actually doing things. I'm going to try to quit quacking s... Read more
Someone moved my cheese
Monday, September 06, 2010      13 comments

Well I had a rythym and it was working pretty good. I was logging into spark people and keeping up with my food plan, my activities and my buddies. Then last week to my absolute horror I arrived at work to find out that spark people is now a b... Read more
Being Nicer To Me
Tuesday, December 01, 2009      5 comments

One of the teams I belong to is having a challenge for December. It's the Nothing To Lose Holiday Challenge. We have a couple of really awesome team leaders who come up with some great daily challenges and personal reflection opportunities. ... Read more
At This Point In My Life by Tracy Chapman
Friday, November 27, 2009      4 comments

Done so many things wrong I don't know if I can do right Oh i, oh ive Done so many things wrong I don't know if I can do right At this point in my life Ive done so many things wrong I don't know if I can do right If you put your tru... Read more
A Holiday Driving Safety Message
Wednesday, November 25, 2009      6 comments

We received the following Holiday Safety Message at work and want to share it with all my Spark Friends. Be safe this holiday season and be blessed. Holiday Safety Message On the eve of the Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year holi... Read more
Sometimes It's Really Hard To Focus On Me
Wednesday, November 18, 2009      3 comments

When you take a trip on an airplane the attendant gives emergency instructions that include how to use the oxygen mask. They always tell you if you are traveling with a small child to put the mask on yourself first & then put the mask on the ch... Read more
A Prayer for the families in Fort Hood
Friday, November 06, 2009      5 comments

A Gentle Presence by Lori Eberhardy I know your spirit can hear me so I hold your hand and tell you I am here. I encourage you to be strong. I pray for you every night and you are in my thoughts every day. You are teaching me pati... Read more
Scary Words Like Never
Monday, October 26, 2009      7 comments

I recently listened to an interview with one of the Biggest Loser contestants. The lady had been given the opportunity to go home for a week to practice her new lifestyle. Her family was so excited to have her home they planned a big group di... Read more
The Pep Squad
Saturday, October 17, 2009      5 comments

I was having a discussion yesterday with a friend of mine who is also on a journey to a healthier body. She has made significant progress and I am very proud of her. I hear our co-workers frequently complimenting her on the progress she has m... Read more
Tokyo Rose
Thursday, October 01, 2009      3 comments

An article in Wikipedia says Tokyo Rose (alternate spelling Tokio Rose) was a generic name given by Allied forces in the South Pacific during World War II to any of approximately a dozen English-speaking female broadcasters of Japanese propagand... Read more
The Flood of '09
Wednesday, September 23, 2009      6 comments

We had a flood here in Atlanta over the weekend. The amount of rain we had was unprecedented. Areas that have no record of ever flooding were under water. The governor is saying the cost to clean up will be close to three-quarters of a Billio... Read more
All things pass eventually
Thursday, September 17, 2009      2 comments

Several years ago I was at the beach and we had gone to dinner. There was a nice restaurant that had a view of the ocean and a yummy seafood buffet and we had heard it was a great place to eat. We got there early and as we were being seated I... Read more
A supporting role
Tuesday, September 15, 2009      2 comments

A co-worker stopped me in the hall this morning to comment that she could tell I had lost weight. I have lost a little weight. Some days it seems like a drop in the bucket compared to what I need to loose. It's come off very gradual and I do... Read more
I need to out myself
Thursday, August 06, 2009      4 comments

I joined SP last November, but I didn't' get serious about it until February. Since February I have lost 20 pounds. That may not seem like a lot, but for me it's huge. I've never had success on a diet before. I've tried them all and never lo... Read more
A Diet First
Tuesday, June 23, 2009      0 comments

I've lost 15 pounds. I've never lost 15 pounds on a diet before. Well that's not exactly true. I was on PhenPhen & Redux for a year and lost 50 pounds. But I didn't really do it, the drugs did and as soon as I couldn't take them anymore, the... Read more

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