Hello 2016 ...
Saturday, January 02, 2016      4 comments

Dear 2016, I heard a little rumor that you are going to be the best year of my life in so many different ways. I'm here to make that rumor a reality. Signed, Deon... Read more
Suitcase Challenge
Friday, October 12, 2012      4 comments

When I returned from my cruise a couple weeks ago, I filled this suitcase with clothes in my closet that I'm desperate to finally wear. Some of them I've had for up to 2 years and it's crazy that I practically have a new wardrobe that I'm n... Read more
March Madness Challenge!
Thursday, March 01, 2012      3 comments

10 workouts = bronze 15 workouts = silver 20 workouts = gold It's as simple as that! I know I'm going for gold and beyond! I'm really aiming for possibly 22 workouts. I think this challenge comes at such a great time as I want to g... Read more
September Goals
Friday, September 02, 2011      4 comments

Weight Loss Goals 1. Lose 5lbs 2. Work out a total of 1,000 minutes 3. Try a group class Personal Goals 1. Write in my journal 3 times a week 2. Go through finances and make necessary changes 3. Clean room (Trust me when I... Read more
August Goals
Monday, August 01, 2011      2 comments

Weight Loss Goals 1) Complete 1,000 fitness minutes 2) Participate in a group class at the gym 3) Create an at home workout Personal Goals 1) Work on a synopsis for a novel 2) Read my bible 3 times a week 3) Do a room purg... Read more
Project Comeback Queen
Friday, July 01, 2011      4 comments

Personally, I've had enough. I can talk a good talk, but when it comes to applying action to that talk, it doesn't seem to happen. Well, not anymore. After watching Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition, I've decided to embark on ... Read more
January 2011 Goals
Saturday, January 01, 2011      3 comments

1) Complete 850 workout minutes. 2) Go to the gym 5 days a week. 3) Utilize the free fitness tools around me. 4) Lose 5lbs. I'm looking to get a good start to 2011 ... Read more
Retail Motivation
Monday, November 15, 2010      1 comments

I have a bad habit. If I go to a store and see something on sale in a smaller size, I will buy it for motivation. A large shirt here, a size 16 skirt there and I use them to help me focus on the weight loss task at hand. It has to be a gre... Read more
Dictionary Definitions
Sunday, October 31, 2010      1 comments

com·mit·ment  /kəˈmɪtm
ənt/ Show Spelled[kuh-mit-muhnt] Show IPA –noun 1. the act of committing. 2. the state of being committed. 3. the act of committing, pledging, or engaging oneself. 4. a pledge or prom... Read more
Start of the Comeback Challenge
Friday, October 01, 2010      3 comments

I'm so glad the day is finally here! I went to the gym today ... it was my first visit in over a month and it felt great to be back. I fell right in sync with the machines again and on my next workout, I plan to push myself a little more. ... Read more
The Beauty of a Spark Friendship
Wednesday, September 22, 2010      34 comments

I was fortunate enough to be joined in Miami by Stephanie (Columbianqueen), whose been a Spark Friend for quite a few years. We had a great time in Miami and it made me appreciate this website even more for the friendships that it creates. ... Read more
I'm baacccckk!
Wednesday, September 15, 2010      1 comments

Well, I had an absolutely great time on my vacation. The cruise was too short, but it was wonderful and relaxing. I tried to make it last as long as possible. Because of the hurricane, I didn't get to visit all the stops, but I still made i... Read more
14 days to go ...
Monday, August 16, 2010      1 comments

Wow. If everything goes as planned and God spares life, this time in two weeks I will be aboard my second Royal Caribbean cruise and 2 days away from turning 28. I TRULY CANNOT WAIT! I think I'm more excited because I will be spen... Read more
Love/Hate Relationship
Monday, July 12, 2010      4 comments

I have a love hate relationship with my chest. Now, don't get me wrong; I absolutely love them and I like to dress appropriately to accentuate my features! LOL I don't know what's going to happen when I lose a lot of weight and they start t... Read more
6 Week Chisel Challenge
Tuesday, June 29, 2010      4 comments

Usually, when I start a challenge, I come in with full details of what I'll be doing and how I'll be working out and eating to accomplish my goals. Not this time. It's plain and simple. I'm leaving in 8 weeks to go on a 5 day cruise and wee... Read more

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