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Monday, November 11, 2013      5 comments

That's how much of my original weight lost that I've re-lost since August 1st. I'm soon to be single again for the first time in 25 years. This was a mutual decision and I'm happy about it - and scared to death. So back to dating at 40 ... Read more
I have not quit!
Sunday, December 30, 2012      11 comments

Today is the first day of the rest of my life. Original huh? Well, no BUT that's the thought that came to my mind as I was pondering the bad day I had yesterday and stressing the number that would show up on the scale this morning. I thought ... Read more
I will NOT quit pledge!
Wednesday, September 12, 2012      3 comments

Today, I promise I will not quit. I pledge that no matter, how many ups and downs I pass through, I will continue on my journey. I pledge to make a NEW START today, and forgive myself for my past, and to stop being so critical of mys... Read more
Accountability!!!
Wednesday, April 18, 2012      7 comments

So I've only been here a handful of times in the last year due to starting a new job.....or so I've told myself and anyone that would listen. Really the new job was just an excuse not to be accountable for what I put in my mouth. I logge... Read more
2012
Monday, January 02, 2012      9 comments

HAPPY NEW YEAR Spark Friends!!!!!! OK...... It's worse than it was!!! Sooooo, I need new goals and a plan. Here goes.... Track EVERY day even if I do have to use the dinosaur at work! 1200 calories daily except on ... Read more
It's not about where I was.....
Tuesday, November 29, 2011      10 comments

even seven short months ago!!! It's about where I'm at right now and honestly I've been STRUGGLING terribly!! I'm up 30 pounds from my lowest weight (to save the figuring, that's 247 pounds!) and I HATE IT!! I don't even know me anymore!... Read more
My heart...
Tuesday, September 13, 2011      8 comments

just isn't in this and I have no idea why. At one time I was so on fire to get my body in shape and my health back and I got this far and NOTHING!! I don't know why and I don't seem to be able to get it back. What the heck happened?????? Al... Read more
The truth.
Tuesday, September 06, 2011      11 comments

I've gained weight. Lots of it. 22-ish pounds. I haven't been on Spark much. I haven't wanted to because it would mean accountability. I haven't wanted to worry about it......I haven't wanted to stop when I should........ I don't w... Read more
Hey!!
Thursday, August 11, 2011      14 comments

Well, I don't have much time right now but I wanted to do a real quick update. I'm determined to get back here to SP and what I know works for me -if I do it- and get moving again. I started a job in April and I let it throw me off track a... Read more
Just buy me a Birthday cupcake......or not!?
Wednesday, March 30, 2011      10 comments

Well, this is a very confusing time for me. I had been stuck, dropped 4.2 pounds in a week, almost nothing the next week and then I ATE!! I had 3 high calorie days (2100-2500 cals) and I LOST and I continued, on purpose, to eat around those nu... Read more
My Mind is Getting It, What Works For One, Running, and Goals.
Friday, March 25, 2011      8 comments

I bought something yesterday that is in the category of things that I DO NOT generally eat any longer. Mmmmm-mmmm!! One of my childhood faves! I rationalized it.....the... Read more
70 pounds ~ FINALLY!!!
Tuesday, March 15, 2011      20 comments

As of today I am out of the 220s (218.4 to be exact emoticon ... Read more
I love, love, love......
Wednesday, March 09, 2011      16 comments

finding out that my new healthier food/version is even more delicious and satisfying than the old foods I ate!! Who knew Avacado was great on/in/with so many things? proving to myself that I CAN, in fact, stay in my calorie range and fairl... Read more
I Fell Again BUT The Difference AND What the Scale Could NEVER Tell!!!!!
Monday, March 07, 2011      18 comments

I started this journey in 2006 as a result of a trip DH and I took. He (we) were leading Youth Group for a short time while another Youth Pastor was found. So, in the interest of reviving some interest in a shrinking group, we did surveys to f... Read more
Thoughts
Monday, February 28, 2011      10 comments

I've got soooo many things going on in my head right now. Some good, some not, but whatever.....just enough that it is a bit overwhelming. So basically I need to do some serious, honest figuring it all out. First things first, weight LOSS... Read more

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