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I will not give up!
Thursday, November 17, 2016      9 comments

Yesterday I was feeling defeated. I have an under active thyroid which makes losing weight very difficult. But I refuse to give up! I will not go down without a fight! I pledge to drink more water. I pledge to do at least 30 minutes of exercise.... Read more
I want to give up!
Wednesday, November 16, 2016      11 comments

I just read an article about what to do when you just can't lose weight and well my thyroid issue is the problem I'm having with not being able to reach my goal weight of 135lbs. I started this journey three years ago. I weighed 250lbs on a 5'4"... Read more
Good news finally!
Tuesday, November 15, 2016      5 comments

My neighbors party day and night. They drink and cause a lot of problems for the rest of the people in the building. We all got together and they are being evicted. They have until the end of month to get out! I'm looking forward to peace and qu... Read more
Become an organ donor. Save a life.
Monday, November 14, 2016      6 comments

I was married for a short time. Less than two years. My husband was perfect for me! Then at the end of August in 2013 a blood vessel broke in brain stem. He bled out and ended up having a seizure which lead him to be put on life support. My husb... Read more
Kindness matters:
Monday, November 14, 2016      9 comments

It doesn't cost a dime to be kind. Give someone a random compliment. Hold the door for someone. Say hello to someone. Smile at someone. We are never promised the next moment. All we have is today. You never know what someone else is going throug... Read more
Did some household chores:
Sunday, November 13, 2016      5 comments

I cleaned my bedroom up nicely. I cleaned out two closets. I have 3 bags of unwanted clothes which will be given to people who need them and some unneeded dishes which I will also be giving away. Win win! Sparkle on my fitness family! Sparkle on... Read more
Everything is finally looking up...
Saturday, November 12, 2016      8 comments

My dream job is to become a peer specialist. Which is a mentally ill person helping other mentally ill people achieve their goals. The other day, I went down to find out what I need to do to do this. The kind woman said that I need to do a year ... Read more
What it means to be a friend
Friday, November 11, 2016      12 comments

A friend to me is someone I can trust. Someone who will hear me out without judgment. Someone who will divide my sorrow. Someone who will be as happy for me that things are going well as I am. Someone who will support me. Someone who honestly c... Read more
Having a rough time...
Thursday, November 10, 2016      8 comments

I'm not feeling my usual happy upbeat self today. It happens. It's to be expected when you have schizophrenia with mood swings. Nothing is really wrong. Everything is going rather well, so why do I feel so deeply depressed? This too shall pass. ... Read more
Wow! What a ride!
Wednesday, November 09, 2016      6 comments

In the past 3 years of my weight loss journey, I have had my share of up and downs. My weight loss journey began shortly after losing my beloved husband. I put my weight loss efforts on hold after I was raped. Losing my husband, my best friend, ... Read more
Note to self:
Tuesday, November 08, 2016      6 comments

Stop putting so much emphasis on the scale! There is no need to weigh yourself every single day! That is just one tool. Measure yourself. Reexamine your goals. Write them down. What are you going to do daily to accomplish your goals? Are you doi... Read more
Happy Monday!
Monday, November 07, 2016      7 comments

I started off my week with a weigh in: down another pound! I'm thrilled and motivated! I can do this! You can do this! Together we got this! Sparkle on my fitness family! Sparkle on!... Read more
Be patient....
Sunday, November 06, 2016      9 comments

Results happen over time not all at once. We look for instant gratification and get discouraged when we don't get it. Be patient. Work hard. Stay motivated. Together we can do it! Sparkle on my fitness family! Sparkle on!... Read more
Quote of the day:
Saturday, November 05, 2016      15 comments

You must make a choice to take a chance or your life will never change.... Read more
Movement tip:
Friday, November 04, 2016      6 comments

I weighed myself this morning and was down a pound. While doing my dishes I was singing and dancing, "Another pound bites the dust. And another pound gone. And another pound gone. Another pound bites the dust! Woot! Woot! " And at that was my ah... Read more

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