Marathon Pre-Training Challenge ~ Bring it On!
Tuesday, February 28, 2012      3 comments

I've done it! I've committed to raise money for the Team 2 End AIDS at the 2012 Chicago Marathon. This is both to celebrate my 50th year of life and also to keep pushing the physical envelope. Now the fun part begins. Interval training to ... Read more
New Year ~ New Me
Tuesday, January 03, 2012      1 comments

Just registered for the 2012 Chicago Marathon! Planning to raise money for the Team to End AIDS. Getting in on the BBQ New Year's challenge and fighting the flu. Keeping it real. Drinking my water and hope to be moving tomorrow. Stay focused... Read more
Happy New Year 2012
Monday, January 02, 2012      1 comments

Happy New Year Sparks Family! Well here I am, back at the ranch as they say and it feels good. Life is such a blessing and I am constantly overwhelmed by the abundance, the gifts and the lessons. I never imagined my life as it is or as it... Read more
What a long strange trip it's been 3.21.2010
Sunday, March 21, 2010      1 comments

I've been away from the site and myself for a long time (too long). I experienced some things I didn't know were possible for me (highs and lows). Everything in life happens for a reason. Often a reason God/Goddess has yet to reveal to us, be... Read more
Tuesday, March 03, 2009      1 comments

What a long strange trip it's been. I've been away from my place and me for too long. Many challenges and changes, but God continues to guide me safely through and soon I can return to my place here full time. Thanks to everyone, who has chec... Read more
Gratitude 9.3.2007
Monday, September 03, 2007      1 comments

Today's reflection speakes of gratitude for the luxuries of life and utlimately for life itself. Am I conciously grateful daily for the many blessings God has bestowed upon me? How easily am I frustrated about what I "don't have" when I have s... Read more
Shari Time
Thursday, July 19, 2007      3 comments

Heading to the East Coast tomorrow for a little bit of R&R, much needed and much appreciated. I'll be away from the computer for a few days. I'll miss sparking with my team mates, but they will be with me in spirit. Sparking has helped to... Read more
Sparking for 2
Sunday, May 27, 2007      2 comments

The end of May is my 2-month anniversary here and what an adventure it had been. It feels so much longer than that, in the best possible way. I have "met" and chatted with so many supportive people here. I hope that I have given back at least ... Read more
weary but moving toward rest 5.12.07
Saturday, May 12, 2007      0 comments

It was a tough week, not nearly enough sleep, water or exercise. Personal life is distracting me from my goals. So I'm spending time checking in with my team to help me get back on track. These women are phenomenal, inspirational and have a gr... Read more
Moving to Stage 2 (officially) 4.23.07
Tuesday, April 24, 2007      1 comments

I've been on vacation for a week and so no scale to intimidate me. I've lost 2.8 lbs since I began this journey, but more importantly I'm creating healthier habits. Also my butt is getting firmer and my biceps are beginning to make themselves... Read more
Week One 4.7.07
Sunday, April 08, 2007      2 comments

Well my first week at SP comes to an end, and what a week. I "met" and chatted with some wonderful people. I have been encouraged and motivated. I've spent serious time creating this page, completing my food and fitness goal trackers, reading... Read more