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Are You a Lurker?
Wednesday, April 07, 2021      12 comments

Lurker - a person who lurks, in particular a user of an internet message board or chat room who does not participate. ... Read more
Easy is Easy; Hard is Hard
Friday, April 02, 2021      7 comments

April 2021 Spring is coming! I am excited, but I am also procrastinating. It is easy to do the easy things, but hard to do the hard things. Sigh. My house is a mess. My yard is a mess. My desk is a mess. It is so overwhelming when you are... Read more
SP Leadership
Wednesday, March 24, 2021      8 comments

Would you sign up to be a Spark leader? emoticon When first asked if I would consider being a team leader, I... Read more
SP Month #12 ...
Thursday, March 18, 2021      14 comments

We all have stories of what the last year has been like. COVID-19 has changed the world. I am very sorry for all those grieving families that have been affected. I can’t even imagine the levels of heart ache. ... Read more
Self care ... it is time!
Saturday, March 06, 2021      14 comments

Is your battery running low? Do something, now! Have you heard these expressions: “Use it or lose it.” “Tick tock. It’s later than you think.” ... Read more
Why being 63 is better than being 36
Tuesday, February 16, 2021      17 comments

As promised, my birthday blog. First let me THANK my SparkFriends who sent wishes, goodies, and encouragement. ... Read more
True confessions, part two ...
Friday, February 05, 2021      13 comments

Arrrrgh! What happened? Success, success, success ... blip, success, blip ... again?!! Arrrrgh! emoticon ... Read more
On Frozen Lake . . .
Sunday, January 24, 2021      22 comments

Today on my walk, I ventured out onto Swan Lake in Vernon, B.C. to see a typical Canadian winter scene. Go outside, get some fresh air, and see what healthy living looks like! ... Read more
My New Walking Shoes
Saturday, January 23, 2021      20 comments

I am now into month #10 of consistent Spark food tracking and 10,000 Fitbit step tracking. Consistency and determination have paid off. I take days off, from time to time, but get back on track as I see how quickly old (bad) habits (and pounds)... Read more
Wednesday, January 13, 2021      13 comments

I did the 8-glass water challenge last year and was surprised that I actually got that in. That was nice to know. Of course, some of that was coffee, tea or sparkling water. Do these count? ... Read more
New Year ... New Goals!
Wednesday, January 06, 2021      14 comments

2020 ... what a ride! Sadly, the ride is still going. I feel blessed that my family is healthy and nothing extreme has come our way. I am hoping my 86-year-old aunt will receive a vaccine soon, as one resident at her independent living resort h... Read more
I confess ... I was not a model SP Spark over the holidays
Monday, December 28, 2020      12 comments

I slipped, big time! Mistake #1 I joined a challenge I wasn’t ready for, and, picked a maintenance weight I had never been to before. I was a pound away. Fear of success? Maybe. Ugh! Then the colour-coded chart made me feel like a fa... Read more
SparkPeople . . . Everyday?
Saturday, December 12, 2020      20 comments

Are you inundated with SP emails, everyday? Like 30 of them? Mmm hmm. Yup. Is it too much some days? Mmm hmm. Do I want it to stop? Sometimes. ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Do you have a voice?
Wednesday, December 02, 2020      31 comments

Do I have a voice. I didn’t really think so, especially here on Spark. I’m one in a ... however many members there are. I’m a small fish in a big pond. Currently, SparkPeople has nearly 16,000,000 registered members! I am a very small fish! ... Read more
New goal - 5 more pounds
Sunday, November 22, 2020      10 comments

Nov. 22, 2020... I’ve joined the 3% challenge with a Maintenance Team. That 3% is actually more than 5 lbs. either side of my new middle target, 149. ... Read more

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