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I Am An Addict
Wednesday, July 22, 2020      5 comments

Yes, you read that right, I am an addict, and I have been an addict since I was about 12 years old, I'd say. My drug of choice is food. Like any addict, I turn to my drug for a variety of reasons. Got something to celebrate? Eat. Feeling sa... Read more
Day 1
Monday, October 21, 2019      2 comments

Can I call it emoticon when I've done this about a gazillion times?'s my blog, so I suppose I can cal... Read more
How's Your Year Going?
Tuesday, September 03, 2019      3 comments

So here we are, at the beginning of September, entering the 4th quarter of 2019. How has your year gone so far? Did you set some goals for yourself last January, and if so, have you reached them or made progress towards reaching them? I d... Read more
I Will Not Eat My Stress, I Will Not Eat My Stress, I WILL NOT EAT MY STRESS!!!
Tuesday, July 02, 2019      4 comments

STRESS, THE #1 KILLER OF DIETS! Well...I assume so anyway, based on my own tendency to want to eat the house down when I am stressed, and right now, I am so beyond stressed there isn't even a word for it! A few months ago I would have... Read more
2019 Summer 5% Challenge Commitments, Reasons, Before Photos & My 5% Goal
Monday, June 17, 2019      4 comments

Exercise: Minimum 30 minutes per day 5 days per week. Commitment: Increase total time per day to 45 minutes by end of the challenge. Include at least 2 strength training sessions per week Include at least 3 stretching or yoga sessio... Read more
2019 Summer 5% Challenge...ACCEPTED!
Monday, June 17, 2019      1 comments

I've been back on sparks for a few days shy of 1 month now, and I'm just hitting my stride. I'm seeing losses on the scale every week, some larger than others, eating right is starting to be 2nd nature again, it is rare that you find me drinking... Read more
Produce Problems
Thursday, June 06, 2019      7 comments

I'll keep this one relatively short, and let me just say I'm looking for solutions, so if you've got any, please share! I'm single and my son is grown and moved out a few years back, so it's just me and my dogs, which suits us fine, except ... Read more
Possessed, but in a GOOD Way!
Wednesday, June 05, 2019      4 comments

Last night I was temporarily possessed. There's no other explanation for what happened. Now don't get me wrong, we're not talking demons here, I was apparently possessed by my future self, and she refused to accept any excuses from current ... Read more
My Diet Made Me Late
Thursday, May 30, 2019      2 comments

I realize that this ranks right up there with "my dog ate my homework" when it comes to excuses, but today my diet made me late for work. No seriously. Yesterday evening I was planning out my breakfast and lunch for today. Knowing I had to... Read more
Rambling...or maybe wallowing
Wednesday, May 22, 2019      5 comments

I'm not sure if I'm doing this because I'm "ready" or because I'm just so very sick of my life like it is...maybe those reasons are one and the same. I'm depressed. Not clinically...I don't need medication (I don't think), I just Read more
The Definition of Insanity
Monday, March 25, 2019      2 comments

It has been said that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over expecting different results. I guess that makes me officially insane, because I keep coming back here and starting over believing it will be different this ti... Read more
2019 Weight Loss Journey, Weeks 6-9 - I Didn't Just Fall Off The Wagon
Monday, March 04, 2019      5 comments

I didn't just fall off the wagon, I leapt off of that sucker with abandon, set it on fire, and used the insurance money to buy pizza and cake! Starting Weight: 256.4 Last Weigh In on 2/4/19: 245 Today's Weigh In: 255.2 Total Change Th... Read more
2019 Weight Loss Journey, Week 5 - #@%$&*!
Monday, February 04, 2019      4 comments

Pardon my this more acceptable? So obvi... Read more
2019 Weight Loss Journey, Week 4 - Our Amazingly Frustrating Bodies
Monday, January 28, 2019      5 comments

This week I'll start with the numbers: Starting Weight: 256.4 Last Week's Weight: 244 Today's Weight: 244.2 This Week's Loss: gained .2 of a pound Total Lost: 12.2 pounds Pounds to Goal: 99.2 "What happened?" you may ask, ... Read more
Daily Goals
Monday, January 28, 2019      1 comments

I am discontinuing my daily goals blogs and logging them all in my SparkCoach daily planner. Thanks for all the support everyone has shown me regarding my daily goals! You guys rock!... Read more

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