40,000-49,999 SparkPoints 49,545


Tuesday, June 17, 2014      5 comments

I read a friends blog. She had a depressing thing happen at the gym. Even though she was disheartened, she exercised for 30 minutes. I think this is awesome. She felt she should have done more. I am trying to learn to trust myself. I woul... Read more
fail forward snd learn
Saturday, June 14, 2014      3 comments

Yesterday I listened to an old episode of a knitting podcast called Single Handed Knits. She talked about playing with a ball of nice yarn, making mistakes ripping out and trying new things. She talked about learning from failure. She said fa... Read more
Friday, June 13, 2014      4 comments

Every year I ask my kids what they would like ti learn during the summer. So, I have decided to mane a theme for me. My summer theme is "commit to health with kindness." There might be some cookie or ice cream but there will also be lots ... Read more
Today's thoughts
Thursday, June 12, 2014      6 comments

On the back of my bathroom door is a motivational poster that I have successfully ignored for several months. Love the way it looks but somehow I have not followed up and lost much weight. I am about 6 pounds lower than the first weight of the... Read more
wondering how
Friday, May 30, 2014      8 comments

Be careful that you don't let pop culture "Wisdom" and well meaning friends derail you from your progress. I gave up sugar, ate lean meat and vegetables with an occasional whole grain on the side. I lost weight doing this...Until people starte... Read more
Friday, May 30, 2014      2 comments

I have never felt old. I found a coworker on my facebook. Turns out she is my cousin's sister in law. I am a substitute classroom aide in a small school district. My cousin said of my coworker that she was also married to a red head. My cow... Read more
The Truth
Thursday, May 15, 2014      3 comments

I would like to be clear SP friends. My blog yesterday I was in no way trying to judge the lady in the grocery store. I did not see what she bought. I was paying attention to my own groceries. If she can still eat sugar and not be on insulin... Read more
Dear Grocery Story Lady
Wednesday, May 14, 2014      5 comments

I was behind you in line at the grocery store today. You were in a wheelchair and the checker took extra time to help you get packed up. That was fine and you seemed in good spirits. As you finished the last few bits of packing up the checker... Read more
In the middle there was kindness
Thursday, March 20, 2014      6 comments

I wanted to start with in the begining. But, I am not at the begining. I have been struggling to get traction since 2014 began. I went to the doctor, My A1c was up not down. He encourage me to go easier and make small steps. Although I have... Read more
2014 is the year to make it happen and why
Thursday, March 13, 2014      4 comments

During 2014 I will: * have a grandson born to my oldest son and his wife. * welcome a new daughter into the family when my second son gets married. * send 2 sons on missions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. * end th... Read more
return to blogging. I am back.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014      6 comments

Wow, I did not realize I had not blogged since last year. Yikess, I knew I was not in a good mental place this year. I am really struggling with listening to the negative voice in my head. I am not meeting any of my goals. It is time to get ... Read more
Motivation poster
Wednesday, January 01, 2014      13 comments

My kids helped me draw the clothes. The scary part is that I put a space to write my weight in on the first of every month. The sad part is that my kids might see... Read more
Thursday, December 05, 2013      7 comments

There is so much uncertianty and negativity roaming around in my head. I really want to get this to stop. I want to have a new start. Somehow though I continue to move along this path. So I am working to add positive thoughts and not l... Read more
To my friend.
Wednesday, December 04, 2013      13 comments

Sad times of recent date. I went to see you about 2 weeks ago today. Feeling bad that we had lost touch after I moved. Your sister posted on Facebook encouraging visitors and you address in the nursing home. People younger than me are not su... Read more
Time to act Thankful for the life I have been given.
Thursday, November 28, 2013      11 comments

My doctor told me his mentor would rather treat an Aids patient than someone with diabetes. Because the aids patients are scared. The diabetics don't realize the situation they are in. I am in denial. I don't want to admit that I have ... Read more

« First Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 Last Page »