Don't Miss the Moment!
Sunday, August 18, 2013      9 comments

"I expect to pass through life but once. If therefore, there be any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do to any fellow being, let me do it now, and not defer o... Read more
A Fine Art
Saturday, August 17, 2013      3 comments

"Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece, make friendship a fine art, drink deeply from good books - especially the Bible, build a shelter agains... Read more
Fitbit Confessions...
Monday, August 12, 2013      14 comments

I've been seeing these things online and I got a little curious. One great big online store (yup, that one) grabbed my eye with a adorable magenta colored one. (Anything hot pink or hot purple will do that.) My question is this: W... Read more
Rub a Dub Dub...
Monday, August 05, 2013      9 comments

"People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily." ~~Zig Ziglar Well, I missed my August 4th goal. Not... Read more
What Is and Is to Be
Monday, July 29, 2013      4 comments

Had fun doing my computer generated model today. I've been trying to do visualization at night of what I will look like once I reach goal weight and my skin surgery is done. I was close to that size when I was a teenager and I had forgotten wh... Read more
Not Yet...
Wednesday, February 08, 2012      9 comments

There are so many things I can't do right now because of my weight. I can't sit in a booth at a restaurant. I can't sleep at night without a CPAP machine. I cry when I clothes shop online because I have to buy what fits, even though I do... Read more
Broke 350!!!
Friday, January 20, 2012      6 comments

I am so excited! I broke the dreaded 350 on 1/15/2011. I had never weighed that much in my whole life. Thanks to all who have been so supportive. You make a real difference! ... Read more
Progress This Week!
Monday, August 22, 2011      2 comments

I weighed in this weekend and was thrilled with a 3 pound loss. I am less than half a pound to my first mini-goal! ... Read more
This Little Light...
Wednesday, August 17, 2011      1 comments

I found my way back to Spark after a downturn in my health. My MS has reared its head up again. My legs and back locked up and I would have spasms. I needed help to get out of bed and it would take upwards of 20-30 minutes. I became... Read more
Patiently Doing Right
Tuesday, April 19, 2011      3 comments

Well, last weigh in I had a small gain. I was so bummed out. My partner, who is also actively Sparking, cheered me up. I also got thinking: one pound gained totally changed the way I felt about myself in that moment. Yet, I knew that if it ... Read more
New Home, New Life
Monday, April 04, 2011      6 comments

Wow...where to start?! I moved from Indiana up here to Upstate NY back in July. I grew up in rural Indiana so in a way this is like coming home. From my new home I can look out the window from here at the computer and sometimes s... Read more
Seasick On Land
Monday, March 15, 2010      3 comments

I had all four of my MRI's done and I don't know what was different this time but I've felt off ever since. I got up so they could change the table out (for the last ones) and I was so dizzy and sick. I didn't know which to do first, hurl or do... Read more
Feeling Depressed...
Monday, March 08, 2010      6 comments

Today would have been my dad's 77th birthday and I am missing him so much. He was my best friend. March has been hard for me ever since he died in 2000. He died on March 30th, 2000. I am an only child and I lost my mom when I was just six so... Read more
The Blue Screen of Death...
Wednesday, February 24, 2010      6 comments

Well, I experienced the dreaded Blue Screen of Death. Somehow my hard drive fried and so I haven't been online. I am sure glad to have it fixed now and be back on.... Read more
I Made My First Mini-Goal!
Monday, February 15, 2010      9 comments

I DID IT! I made my first mini-goal. Woohoo! I'm so happy! I'm now down 20 pounds. Y'all know that I'd been struggling with my motivation level. I have wanted to get off my plan. Consistency is not something I grew up with; it is some... Read more

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