CNHALL1000's Blogs

Off to a good start!
Friday, February 11, 2011      1 comments

Some of our SparkTampa team members met last night for a meet and greet. What a great meeting! I hate to say it, but it was a lot better than my expectations. I think I was keeping my expectations low to avoid disappointment, and I was very p... Read more
A Full Plate
Monday, January 24, 2011      0 comments

It occurred to me that a full plate is never a good thing. Here's what I mean: You can take the phrase literally, as in a full plate of food. It can also be a figure of speech, as in being too busy, or having "a full plate." As I'm fairly n... Read more
Time to get off the sweet stuff
Thursday, January 20, 2011      2 comments

After starting on Spark, and sticking with the program for a little over two weeks, it has become clear to me that I have a serious problem with my sweet tooth. I crave sweets...ALL the time. Sure, most of the time I manage to keep my calo... Read more
Cruising to Weight Loss
Tuesday, January 18, 2011      0 comments

Well, I've found a new source for my motivation. I am taking my FIRST EVER cruise during Spring Break this year (end of March) to the Bahamas/Caribbean. I know I won't be in "bikini" shape by then, but I would like to lose about 20 more pounds... Read more
This is make or break time.
Friday, January 14, 2011      0 comments

Well, I'm getting to the 2-week mark of my new lifestyle with Spark! Traditionally for me, the first two weeks of every "diet" have been relatively easy. I can put up with almost anything for 2 weeks. The 2 week mark is where it usually start... Read more
Motivation vs. Guilt
Wednesday, January 12, 2011      0 comments

I've been struggling the last few days with learning the difference between motivation and guilt. For instance, when you hear from another Sparker that they started on Spark just three months ago, having never exercised before, and is now runni... Read more
Learning to live with hunger
Monday, January 10, 2011      3 comments

It's funny how no one has a problem telling you exercise isn't easy...they say things like "no pain, no gain!" and "push past the pain!" But when it comes to diet and nutrition, no one will admit the obvious. It's not going to be pleasant. All... Read more