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Being a people pleaser
Friday, July 27, 2007      6 comments

I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody. - Bill Cosby, comedian This thought really struck home with me. How often that has been my role in life. Do what others expect of me not necessari... Read more
Quotes to inspire
Tuesday, July 17, 2007      0 comments

Self-love is the only weight-loss aid that really works in the long run. - Jenny Craig, diet guru - Martha Graham, "The body is a sacred garment. It's your first and last garment; it is what you enter life in and what you depart life ... Read more
My own worst enemy
Monday, July 09, 2007      0 comments

Something we were withholding made us weak, until we found it was ourselves. - Robert Frost Who is standing in your way? When I think of who and what is standing in the way of my successes, it's easy to forget my own respo... Read more
A meaningful life requires hard work
Monday, June 25, 2007      0 comments

Today's healthy reflection helps me remember who is in charge of my goals and my life and my decisions. Another quote comes to mind and that is "if it is to be it is up to me." While what we have chosen to do here on Spark may be hard work i... Read more
Healthy Reflections
Monday, May 28, 2007      6 comments

Happiness is not a destination---it's a way of life. The secret to happiness is not to get what you want, but to want what you already have. When your quality of life is tied to your desires, fulfillment is a shadow that escapes your view... Read more
Create Your Own Life
Friday, May 25, 2007      3 comments

Thoughts on Healthy Reflections: The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can't find them, make them. - George Bernard Shaw The question is posed,"What ca... Read more
Challenge Begins
Monday, May 14, 2007      1 comments

Am starting the Women's Health Walking Challenge which began on Mother's day. After coming home from church and dinner I only had 2000 steps on my pedometer. Took a brief nap and my first inclination was...oh well, forget today. Then I was rea... Read more
3/30/07 Staying on Track
Saturday, March 31, 2007      2 comments

I have done pretty well in the last 3 weeks. My calories have been in range even with some different schedules and eating out a lot. I have been making good choices and staying within suggested range on fats, carbs and proteins as well as calo... Read more
Returning after vacation
Saturday, January 20, 2007      0 comments

We have been back from the warm climate in Florida with 80 degree temps. Came home to temps near freezing. Today's high was 29 and snow is in the forecast for tomorrow. Continued to work on my program while we were gone. Was able to use a tre... Read more
Friday, Dec 29th
Thursday, December 28, 2006      0 comments

This is the third day after Christmas. I am still motivated to keep on my program. We leave tomorrow for a two week vacation. My plan is to continue to eat healthy and limit portions, drink my water and walk or exercise every day. I am going t... Read more
Wednesday following Christmas
Wednesday, December 27, 2006      0 comments

I did my yoga today and my calories were at 1553. My fiber was 25, carbs 57%;protein 16%; fat 27%. Iregistered 18 on the healthy living scale as "You Are Healthy". My weight was up 2 pounds from day before Christmas. I am 5# over what my ticke... Read more
Day after Christmas
Tuesday, December 26, 2006      0 comments

Today is the day to get back on track. One of the good things I did was my yoga for 45 min. I was tired most of the day but after doing yoga I felt rejuvenated. Went to lunch with a friend but had a garden salad. My calories were 1568 a littl... Read more

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