Measuring Day & Exercise Minutes from 1/3-3/25
Friday, March 25, 2011      6 comments

I told myself that I wouldn't step on the scale for Lent. I'm not Catholic, but I become obsessed with that stupid metal box, and I put myself down when the numbers don't move down. I'll step back on that metal box on Easter. From 1/3-3/25 ... Read more
Lost even an OUNCE? Do this to SEE what you've lost!
Thursday, March 10, 2011      19 comments

Many years ago, I worked for Weight Watchers. I had lost 70lbs. on their program and thought that working for them would keep me on track. I was one of the ladies that weighed folks each week. I heard a lot of cheers and a lot of excuses at the ... Read more
Need Advice on a NICE coffee grinder/maker. Help!
Thursday, December 09, 2010      5 comments

Okay Spark friends, I need your help. My father and I want to buy my brother/sis-in-law a REALLY NICE coffee grinder/maker. I tried to call our local Starbucks for their advice, but no one answered the phone. We are looking to spend around $100 ... Read more
Gratitude/Attitude - It is all how you see the world
Tuesday, October 19, 2010      6 comments

A friend sent this to me. She knows that I tend to see the bad side first with anything personal in my life. As my husband says, I'm pessimistic when it comes to myself, my family, or money. I'm hopeful/supportive for friends, extended family, e... Read more
Beginning of Week 2 on P90X & a good attitude
Thursday, September 02, 2010      4 comments

The funny thing about getting your head right with diet & exercise, is that you become impatient. You finally look in the mirror and say to yourself: “What the HELL were you thinking to eat all that junk over the years? Just look at you. I... Read more
Day 1 & 2 on P90X
Friday, August 27, 2010      8 comments

I’m the first to admit that I am a big marshmallow. My upper body strength is close to the consistency of orange Jell-O. My legs are strong from lots of running/Tae-Bo/Turbo Jam/Walking. From the waist up, I’m a physical wimp. My brother re... Read more
"C" is for Cookie..and Chocolate...and Creamer...and Chips...and
Saturday, August 21, 2010      8 comments

I've come to the realization that foods beginning with "C" are my downfall. These foods call to me. They seem quite innocent at first, but they are fiendish little things. Just a taste, that is all they ask of me. They know that I can't resist t... Read more
Anti-social? Me? Let's just say that I have a trust problem. How's that?
Monday, August 16, 2010      10 comments

If you ask people about me, they will probably tell you that I am kind. They will say that I wear bowling shirts, Converse shoes, am creative, drive a Mustang, volunteer even when I don't have the time, and am giving. They will say nice things a... Read more
Life Lessons I wish I could tell my teen self
Friday, August 13, 2010      15 comments

I was just telling a childhood friend via Facebook that we are all a work in progress. She is depressed because she feels old, fat, ugly, and worn down. She has suffered from a bad marriage (now divorced), and is now supporting two lively teens.... Read more
I love this quote - I've found one of those guys :)
Sunday, August 08, 2010      10 comments

I was looking for a quote to post on our 1 Day Challenge team, and also ran across this. I just love squishy stuff like this: "Find a guy who calls you beautiful instead of hot, who calls you back when you hang up on him, who will lie u... Read more
An Experiment: Fruit/Veg juice 3 day detox - Summary
Wednesday, July 28, 2010      7 comments

I've been curious about doing this for a while. I recently saw an advertisement for Cooler Cleanse (Selma Hayak's program). They charge $175 for 3 days worth of juice! Wowwiee! I read the ingredients thoroughly on her webpage, and decided to giv... Read more
The ONE THING - Curly Had It Right
Sunday, July 18, 2010      6 comments

Post from my webpage dated: 05/2008 Do you remember the movie City Slickers? It had Billy Crystal and Jack Palance in it. It was popular ... Read more
Being insecure because of my husband's dream...Stupid me
Sunday, July 18, 2010      8 comments

WARNING: There is some intimate stuff in here, so be warned. I'm being pretty honest in here, and you might not want to know some of this stuff.... I woke up around 2am this morning because my husband was coming back to bed. I assumed that ... Read more
Don't believe in PRAYER? Say "Thanks" just the same
Thursday, July 15, 2010      9 comments

(NOTE: This blog post is from my website at: I was on Facebook the other day, when a childhood friend made this comment: “You’ll pray for me? OK, then, I’ll think for you.” I know her to be a liberal, and highly... Read more
REAL ADVICE for long distance runners (Those in the back with the me)
Thursday, July 15, 2010      22 comments

NOTE: This blog post is from my webpage at: Feel free to check out my other site for quirky blog entries I’ve had people ask me over the last few years for running tips. Sure, I’m an overweight, slow runner. I'm not a... Read more

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