One Year
Sunday, March 29, 2009      2 comments

Today is my one year sparkiversary. I've been thinking a lot today about how far I have come in the last year. I honestly did not think I'd be where I am today with my weight. I've been able to maintain my new weight for 6 months now. I sti... Read more
Funeral & A Wedding
Saturday, March 21, 2009      2 comments

Wednesday, March 18th, we had to attend Uncle Terry's funeral. He passed suddenly last week. Uncle Terry was a great inspiration to me. When I married into the family I was immediately family! He always made sure that everyone was included i... Read more
Thursday, September 11, 2008      2 comments

I hit my goal weight today! I can fit into a size 1 jeans, but am probably more at a 3. Much smaller than I ever imagined being! I feel wonderful and really like how I look! I have really made a lifestyle change. A few months ago when I... Read more
New Clothes
Sunday, July 06, 2008      2 comments

I've been afraid to go and buy new clothes - I've stayed at a size 10 for as long as I can remember. My clothes were starting to get loose, but what if I try a size 8 and it doesn't fit yet? I'd be so depressed. I grabbed a pair of jeans ... Read more
Swimsuit Bootcamp (May 4 - 31, 2008)
Saturday, June 07, 2008      0 comments

Spark's swimsuit bootcamp challenge was a challenge for me at first. I've never done much strength training and initially I thought the time could have been better spent on a cardio workout. But I made sure to do the exercises each morning bef... Read more
A noticeable difference
Tuesday, May 13, 2008      4 comments

Everyone has been commenting that I look like I've lost weight, and I know I have - but when I look in the mirror I don't notice it. Since I always notice the fat more when I see a photograph of myself, I figured maybe I'd notice the difference... Read more
Working out is fun
Saturday, April 05, 2008      0 comments

This morning I woke up at 5:45 and nearly rolled over and went back to sleep. It's been a crazy week at work and it would be easy to justify skipping exercise. I made myself get up and by the time I had finished my workout I was ready for the ... Read more