Updated Stats - 5 months = 100 lbs lost
Monday, June 29, 2015      4 comments

My surgery was January 6, 2015. That is: 174 days ago. 25 weeks ago. 5 months ago 12/29/14 (Pre Surg appointment): Weight: 370.00* BMI 58.07 ... Read more
Dear Binge Eating
Monday, April 20, 2015      16 comments

Let me paint the picture for you. On March 14, 2014 I was a 28 year old who was incredibly miserable in life. Emotionally things weren’t so great, physically things were even worse. I have binge-eating disorder (BED) and it was completely out of... Read more
Bariatric Surgery
Tuesday, February 24, 2015      3 comments

It has been a long time since I have blogged. I come to SP from time to time, but haven't really been on much. I wish I had a good reason, but I think laziness is probably it. So much has happened since my last blog post (2013!). I was on an emo... Read more
Me, Myself and I - Change.
Sunday, January 06, 2013      4 comments

The girl I used to be: Quiet, conforming, pleasing (doormat), broken, worthless, depressed, pessimist, stuck, crazy, overweight. The Girl I became: Open, Independent, Healing, Optimist, Moving slowly, Medicated, Obese, Sassy, Motivated... Read more
returning from the void....
Friday, January 04, 2013      9 comments

I feel like I dropped off the face of the planet. In all reality, I pretty much have. I have no idea whats going on in my life, the lives of my friends and family, the Sparkian world or the real world. I have been just existing, just getting thr... Read more
Letters of Recommendation
Wednesday, August 29, 2012      5 comments

So I am trying to join this national honor society for jesuits.... I have to write an essay, complete the application and then get two letters of recommendation from people who will speak about how much I help people in the community. And I... Read more
Still alive
Saturday, August 11, 2012      9 comments

Hey everyone. Its been months. Life has been hectic. I cant even begin to describe my world right now. I will say that I did meet a guy at work, we dated for about a month before he decided to break things off. I spend half my time thinking it's... Read more
Change IS possible
Friday, June 15, 2012      9 comments

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Happy 2 Year Sparkversary!!!!!!!!!!
Thursday, May 03, 2012      10 comments

Time. I started my jo... Read more
This is what adorable looks like!
Wednesday, April 18, 2012      6 comments

MacKenzie Genevieve, 8lbs 15 oz and so very adorable (and sassy already, I love it!) I am a proud aunt once again! ... Read more
Wall Street Journal Article...
Wednesday, March 14, 2012      7 comments

Hey all! So I have been WICKED sick for nearly two weeks now. My diet was jello and smoothies. Its all I could eat. But now, I am having some protein bars and yogurt. Slowly getting back to normal. Still really tired though. It does not help tha... Read more
The Liquid Diet and other assorted shenanigans
Tuesday, March 06, 2012      6 comments

I have been busier than the busiest bee with work and school. And holy mackerel has my eating sucked. I haven’t had time to process my feelings or life since January and wouldn't you know it, but when I don't do that, I become the binge-eating q... Read more
life update and some pictures :-)
Sunday, February 05, 2012      6 comments

Good morning everyone. I think I am writing this half asleep, so if there are errors throughout, well, I'm half asleep - accept my apologies. I think the only time in my life where I had a normal 8 hour day and weekends off was the year of 2009.... Read more
checking in.....
Tuesday, January 17, 2012      7 comments

So a few months ago I went on some anti-anxiety meds which turned off the obsessive thoughts about food, which helped me lose 45lbs. My psych dr. tried to lower the dose and the thoughts came back. So she put me on a different med, it hasn't tak... Read more
the beginning of crazy....
Sunday, January 08, 2012      4 comments

Bonjour Sparkians! So today marks the end of the first week of January and the beginning of my new crazy life. The truth of the day is that last night I binged. But, I took it for what it was. I am trying not to judge myself, remindin... Read more

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