the year in review: almost
Friday, November 18, 2011      3 comments

well, it's been kind of a hard year, but not without good times and accomplishments. it hasn't been quite a year since i joined spark, but today is my 40th birthday and one of the main reasons i started this journey. i thought it would be approp... Read more
when a bad day turns into a good day
Sunday, July 24, 2011      1 comments

there is nothing more annoying than having your car break down. i should know it just happened to me on thursday night. well, this means that i'm taking to bus and walking until i can save enough money to get it fixed. however; in the middle of ... Read more
body image
Monday, July 04, 2011      2 comments

so, i just took one of the quizzes that had to so with body image and i'm having a tough time with it. to be perfectly honest, i don't know if i'll ever be happy with my looks. this goes beyond weight issues: it has more to do with how i perceiv... Read more
it's been a hard month
Friday, June 24, 2011      1 comments

so , it's been a while since i've written anything, but i need to get my thoughts down today. it has been kinda rough lately. it seems like i'm going nowhere, not just with weight loss; but with life in general. i know that God is good and maybe... Read more
the importance of a good friend
Thursday, June 02, 2011      1 comments

recent events in my life have helped me to realize the importance of having good friends. both here on spark and in my personal life, i have very good friends that really encourage me when it counts. it's easy to take that for granted when life ... Read more
just a little stressed
Friday, May 27, 2011      1 comments

well, it's been a crazy week. we found out that my mom has cancer on wednesday, and i haven't been sticking with my plan as well as i would like to be. i did have some good news: i lost 3 pounds this week, so i must be doing something right. i d... Read more
exercise as an antidepressant
Tuesday, May 24, 2011      1 comments

today, when i came home from work, i was not in the mood to exercise. i was actually trying to talk myself out of it. you're too tired, your foot is hurting, blah,blah, blah. Unfortunately, i signed up to do the spring into shape bootcamp, a... Read more
minor setbacks
Friday, May 20, 2011      2 comments

so, what do you do when it seems you're doing what you are supposed to do and you gain a pound? you keep going, that's what you do! maybe you reevaluate the week, see if you tracked your food and exercise correctly. maybe you try to be a litt... Read more
thank you
Tuesday, May 17, 2011      0 comments

wow, i was so surprised by the response to my first blog, but i really shouldn't be. i am still amazed at the support i receive on sparkpeople. thank you to all of you who offered encouraging words, you have no idea how much it helps to be par... Read more
first blog ever
Monday, May 16, 2011      8 comments

this is my first time doing this, and it's a little scary for me. i joined spark back in january to lose weight before my 40th b-day; which is in november. i'm determined to be lighter in my forties then i have been in my thirties. so far i've l... Read more