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I am worth it because:
Tuesday, April 03, 2012      1 comments

1) I am worth it because: I want to be able to live my life to the fullest. 2) I am worth it because: I want to be able to move without pain. 3) I am worth it because: My children depend on me to be around. 4) I am worth it because: I love... Read more
Don't Quit!
Sunday, May 22, 2011      4 comments

Don't Quit When you've eaten too much and you can't write it down, And you feel like the biggest failure in town. When you want to give up just because you gave in, and forget all about being healthy and thin. So What! Y... Read more
January 2011: A fresh start
Tuesday, January 04, 2011      4 comments

I'm not proud of these pictures, but this is where I am. Starting Weight (1/3): 275.2 S... Read more
Getting ready to try again
Saturday, May 15, 2010      2 comments

So, I've been struggling for quite a while now and just not able to get myself together. I say struggling but really I've fallen backwards. I've gained 25 lbs because I just gave up on myself for a while there. I can't keep that up and I feel... Read more
January in Review
Sunday, January 31, 2010      1 comments

Well, I tried to start out hard this year. I did really well for about the first week. I joined the boot camp and did really well at first. Once I started slipping though, it's been really hard to get my motivation back. I got lazy and didn'... Read more
I'm sorry
Saturday, January 16, 2010      2 comments

That's pretty much all I can do this week is apologize to myself and do things right this coming week. I'm very ashamed that I flaked this week. I totally gave in to my depression and anxiety. When this happens, I totally abuse myself. I don... Read more
Boot Camp Days 5, 6, and 7.
Saturday, January 09, 2010      2 comments

Week 1 of Boot Camp is complete! Thursday: Do the 10-Minute Lower Body Workout + 30 minutes cardio of your choice. I liked this video, especially since I'm trying to strengthen my lower body. I did find some parts of it difficult th... Read more
Bootcamp Days 3 and 4.
Wednesday, January 06, 2010      1 comments

I've completed days 3 and 4 of bootcamp. # Tuesday: Do the 8-Minute Upper Body Workout with Ball Video + 30 minutes cardio of your choice. The video workout was good and I realized my upper body is stronger than I thought. I was abl... Read more
Boot Camp Day 2
Monday, January 04, 2010      6 comments

Todays assignment:# Monday: Do the 8-Minute Lower Body Ball Workout + 30 minutes cardio of your choice. I did it. The ball workout proved how out of shape my lower body is, but I did it...yay. I want to concentrate more on my legs beca... Read more
Spark Your Body Bootcamp Day 1
Sunday, January 03, 2010      4 comments

This is our bootcamp goals for the week. I can do this! # Sunday: Do the Jump Start Cardio Workout # Monday: Do the 8-Minute Lower Body Ball Workout + 30 minutes cardio of your choice. # Tuesday: Do the 8-Minute Upper Body Work... Read more
My Goals for 2010
Friday, January 01, 2010      4 comments

My goals for 2010: 1. Log every bit of food and drink I consume. 2. Drink at least 8 glasses of water daily. 3. Exercise at least 30 minutes a day. 4. Lose an average of at least 1 lb per week.... Read more
The Spark Reflections
Tuesday, December 29, 2009      2 comments

So I had the ultrasound done last Thursday on my thyroid and got a voicemail from the dr. today saying they want me to follow up with the endo, but that's all the info they gave so far. I'm waiting for a call back so that, hopefully, I can get ... Read more
Not a great week.
Saturday, December 19, 2009      7 comments

I didn't get much exercise in this week. Hopefully it doesn't hurt me too bad. I did adjust my calories when I realized I wasn't exercising enough but I just haven't had much time. I know, not an excuse, I need to make the time. I also... Read more
Get back to work!!!
Tuesday, December 15, 2009      0 comments

Short and sweet today. I just realized today how much I've been slipping in my efforts lately. I've been making excuses instead of getting all my exercise in. I've not been making all the right food choices. I've just been deceiving myself t... Read more
Promises to myself.
Tuesday, December 01, 2009      0 comments

On my 37th birthday, I would like to make a couple of promises to myself. I promise to stop abusing my body. I overeat for so many emotional reasons. I fight my demons with food. I will find a healthy way to fight my demons that will al... Read more

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