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Day 7, Friday Week 8 2016 Fall 5% Challenge
Friday, November 18, 2016      13 comments

I was asked why I'm putting all my inner dialog out there for everybody to see. Part of my reasoning is to actually see it in writing. The other part is to get the excellent feedback that I'm getting back. Where I need support, I get it. The... Read more
Day 6, Thursday Week 8 2016 Fall 5% Challenge
Thursday, November 17, 2016      10 comments

Had trouble getting up this morning, so much so that I gave up and went back to bed. Haven't done that in a long time. Missed another Zumba class - not a good sign. I know that exercise is absolutely necessary to my success. So I have ... Read more
Day 5, Tuesday Opps WEDNESDAY Week 8 2016 Fall 5% Challenge
Thursday, November 17, 2016      8 comments

I'm seeing a repeating pattern rather quickly. I'm getting tense, anxious, looking for quick fixes instead of doing what works. I wrote this just a few months ago: ===== Today I noticed that I was starting to read, look at those qui... Read more
Day 4, Tuesday Week 8 Fall 5% Challenge
Tuesday, November 15, 2016      11 comments

Hi All! It seems like a lot of people around me are all looking for a quick fix, I'm getting so many questions like, "Wow! you look great, How'd you do it?" Or, "I've been dieting for ___ weeks and I just can't loose any more weight, I'm... Read more
Day 3 (Monday) in Week 8 of the 2016 Fall 5% Challenge
Monday, November 14, 2016      10 comments

I'm looking inward and outward again. I've come across a lot of people who are getting discouraged and falling into the pre holiday negativity. To overcome negativity, I usually take action. I went to a regular Zumba Class and afterward... Read more
Day 2 in Week 8 of the 2016 Fall 5% Challenge
Sunday, November 13, 2016      9 comments

Usually I hate daily blogging, but it is part of this week's challenge. So what the heck, I'll try it, look what happened when I added Zumba to my exercise on a Challenge dare! I was asked if "Fattitude" was coined by me and I didn't think... Read more
A Shameless Plug for the 5% Challenge
Saturday, November 12, 2016      5 comments

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My First Attempt Leading Zumba Gold Class (video blog)
Wednesday, October 26, 2016      40 comments

For my first attempt I attempted an arrangement of Proud Mary Tina Turner's version. To think 4 years ago I couldn't walk 40 feet, was pending knee replacement surgeries, and had earned permanent handicapped auto tags!... Read more
A Carl in Many Sizes 1998 - 2016 (video blog)
Friday, October 07, 2016      38 comments

I'm writting and have almost finished my Weight Reduction Story to date. Here are the pictures to go with it! It's been hard to find pictures from my 460 pound days - I avoided cameras, didn't you? Now I'm even doing pictures Biggest Loos... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts I'm still questioning my success AND fearing failure
Sunday, August 14, 2016      118 comments

Why is it that I/we keep hedging our bets so to speak? OK, so I'm down 210-211 pounds 24-25 pounds from my interim goal weight. Yet I'm still afraid I won't make it. Oh, I'm not willing to say this out loud, but: * This past week a tr... Read more
OK, There's only one way to break Fat & Ugly - A progress report
Monday, July 25, 2016      28 comments

I've been avoiding this, but I think it's time for this report. I haven't been able to write up my full journey, but here are a couple of pictures, Biggest Looser style. This was yours truly 3 years ago: ... Read more
You're going to do what?
Saturday, July 09, 2016      26 comments

It's come down to it. I just have to do it. Nothing has gotten me into the gym before, except to WATCH a basketball game. Now I go two to three times weekly. What has made this change, other that getting challenged to go beyond my comfort zo... Read more
Temptation ~ Looking for Quick Fixes????
Tuesday, June 28, 2016      32 comments

Hi All!!! Shannon, did you post recently about the Green Smoothies? Well, whoever, help! Is this the site? www.incrediblesmoothies.
smoothie-health-benefits/ ( I have so many partners in m... Read more
Happy Friday! Summer 5% Challenge begins tomorrow!!!
Friday, June 24, 2016      20 comments

I know, I haven't written my adventures from then to now yet. Call it writer's block, call it image, more painful memories, it's something that I've got to do. It's something I think I want to do. I've just finished my first "assignment" lead... Read more
Image problems Again!/!?!?
Wednesday, June 08, 2016      21 comments

A Spark Friend has been sharing #HEALTHYAFFIRMATIONs , which have sparked something in me that I didn't expect and I think I'm going to need y'all's help/thoughts. BODY IMAGE There I said it! I thought I was immune to this - but appa... Read more

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