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You want me to do what?
Saturday, September 14, 2013      3 comments

So the part of my job that I dislike the most is public speaking. I have gotten WAY more comfortable and better at it over the years, and getting my MBA really helped, as I had to present a lot. As I said, I’m getting a lot better at it. A job i... Read more
What did he see in me?!?
Friday, September 13, 2013      7 comments

Yesterday, I decided to go through some old pictures of myself for continued inspiration. I can’t believe how much different I look. I have had countless people do double or triple takes and others not even recognize me at all. One being my own ... Read more
Getting close to a BIG milestone...ONEDERLAND!
Thursday, September 12, 2013      6 comments

This morning when I weighed in, I was ecstatic to see the scale move past the "two-teens" and seeing the first two numbers on the scale read 20. A mere 5.2 lbs. away from a 100 pound loss and less than 10 lbs. from being in the coveted "Onederla... Read more
A life update and overcoming emotional eating
Wednesday, May 15, 2013      3 comments

Hello Spark friends. First I want to thank you for always being my sounding board. I have had a horrible last few weeks, but thank goodness, I have put to use the many new skills I have learned through Spark and kept myself in check. I have not ... Read more
50 lbs. lost ~ Treat to self = NEW SHOES!!
Monday, April 22, 2013      12 comments

I will admit, I have a serious shoe obsession. Like many of you know, when you lose weight, you lose it in your feet too. I have had to donate some of my faves, but my reward to myself was to wait until I reach the 50 lb. loss mark before I get ... Read more
BLC 18 Week 1 Challenge ~ Letter to myself 10 weeks from now
Tuesday, April 16, 2013      5 comments

I'm going to start by saying how very proud of you I am! These past 10 weeks coupled with the previous 10 weeks when you started this journey have completely changed your life! We haven't seen the 240s since HIGH SCHOOL! Now you are in the 230s?... Read more
2 month mark - I'm starting to get in a groove!
Thursday, April 04, 2013      2 comments

Today marks the 2 month mark of this life changing journey. I know I can't expect to lose as much in the coming months as I have in the last two, but the results definitely helped keep me going in the beginning. This is the best I have felt comp... Read more
In the mindset~Even after buying Easter candy for three kids!
Tuesday, March 26, 2013      2 comments

My mindset has been set pretty firmly since the start of this journey on February 4, and I think I'm making the changes necessary in my life to keep it going. Last night I bought my children's Easter baskets and candy. The old me would have bou... Read more
Celebrating Milestones/Reaching Goals - What do you plan to do for yourself?
Tuesday, March 12, 2013      2 comments

I've been trying to think of some things that I can do to mark my milestones. Spark gives us the little badges, but since I've been an infrequent flier, I have received all of my badges in the past. The next one will be new and I will reach it a... Read more
Why-o-why can't I get used to this eating breakfast thing?!
Tuesday, March 05, 2013      7 comments

For as long as I can remember, I have not eaten breakfast. I didn't do too bad at lunch and snacks have never really been my thing, but I LOVE dinner, and I always consumed A LOT of it. When starting this latest and final journey, I have done so... Read more
OMGosh! Have I really been on this website for FIVE years?!?
Monday, March 04, 2013      2 comments

After searching through this website this morning, I realized that last month marked the 5 year mark for my and Spark. Although this should be a happy celebration, having come and gone so many times in the past, I have truly abused Spark and sho... Read more

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