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5 Things A Day
Wednesday, July 17, 2019      11 comments

By nature, I'm a minimalist. My husband, on the other hand, is a hoarder. They say opposites attract hah! To combat the tug of war of STUFF, I have a habit of throwing away or giving away 5 things a day. This AWAY habit started a few... Read more
It works!
Wednesday, July 05, 2017      28 comments

This week I tracked everything I ate and even scheduled and tracked my exercise and I lost 4.5lbs! Who knew??? haha!... Read more
My own private Wellness Retreat!
Friday, June 30, 2017      21 comments

Yoga retreats, meditation retreats, wellness, detox and healing retreats – you often hear these terms and know that retreats are a sort of getaway that’s good for your well being. Retreat, by dictionary definition,, means “a place of refu... Read more
Great morning
Saturday, June 10, 2017      19 comments

I had planned for a 2 hour hike this morning with some friends but it ended up being only an hour due to the rain. It was great anyway. I saw some wild turkeys and peacocks. Simply a beautiful walk. ... Read more
This new life of mine
Monday, June 05, 2017      27 comments

My Choose To Lose weight loss group has been SO much fun. I posted three new activities besides our weekly accountability meetings. The first one will coincide with my new Spark Scarlet Dragon Slimpossible group. I'm doing our own 91 ... Read more
Just sharing my weekend
Monday, May 22, 2017      20 comments

Happy Monday my lovely Spark friends! I didn't do so great on my diet this weekend. I didn't do toooo bad but not so great either. One great thing that did happen was that my awesome neighbor across the street picked some peppers and... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Lifestyle Change Cold Turkey
Tuesday, May 16, 2017      150 comments

What a RIDE my journey has been the last couple of months. I've been so encouraged by Spark and my Spark friends that my life has gotten SO ..... healthy? First! I started my own weight loss support group at my house. I've had a Salad In... Read more
Beach Walk
Saturday, April 22, 2017      27 comments

Today I went on a 3.5 mile beach walk. Wow I'm sore! ... Read more
A New Activity To Fit My New Healthy Mindset and New MeetUP Group
Wednesday, April 19, 2017      28 comments

The Easter Bunny must have heard that I've changed my eating habits quite a bit and thought I deserved a little reward. Here's what the Easter Bunny left for my daughter and I!!!!! ... Read more
Disasterous Menopause Luncheon
Monday, April 10, 2017      30 comments

I went to a luncheon yesterday. The topic of conversation was suppose to be about menopause and weight gain. Five ladies showed up and I was quickly singled out as the only married woman there and the whole topic of conversation quic... Read more
I'm Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone Today
Sunday, April 09, 2017      20 comments

I've joined a group from This is a group of over 40 ladies who want to discuss menopause and weight gain. The lady who put on the brunch says she has twenty years experience working with women who are dealing with this issue. ... Read more
30 Day Mindfulness Journal
Wednesday, April 05, 2017      13 comments

DAY 1 I'm excited to start this 30 Day Mindfulness Journal. It will be a time for me to reflect and write random thoughts about how I'm feeling and what I can do better. The goal is to end the 30 days clearer about why it is I do some of... Read more
52 Year Old's Rant
Wednesday, April 05, 2017      22 comments

I was a thin child, a thin teen, a thin early adult, a thin mid adult.....I was thin my whole life until the age of 50. I could eat whatever I wanted and not gain weight. NOW....I gain weight looking at food. I gain weight if I eat right. I ... Read more
What A Spark Friend Taught Me
Tuesday, April 04, 2017      27 comments

I learned something new this week about myself, with the help of a very special Spark Friend (you know who you are). It feeds my ego when people like the food I cook. It makes me feel good when they eat a lot of it, ask for seconds or th... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Hot tea instead of hot chocolate
Monday, March 27, 2017      168 comments

I'm just so happy that I have to share.....I eat healthy now! Not because I have to to lose weight but because it's habit and I WANT to because it tastes great and feels great to eat healthy. This morning I got up before work and popped ... Read more

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