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It's Not Easy , but it's worth it
Sunday, October 25, 2020      4 comments

I've been away from Spark for awhile. Coming back to refocus. It's interesting when I look at my history, the ups, the downs, the losses the gains. At 56 years old, and a type 2 diabetic, I've finally accepted this is my road. I'm always going ... Read more
Just and Only - Choose your words mindfully
Wednesday, October 30, 2019      3 comments

You know how you hear people say, envision yourself thin, see the prize, if you see it you can achieve. That one was always difficult for me, because I never saw myself as thin, but I have seen myself healthier and a place I wasn't too long ago... Read more
It's not easy being green: What. I've learned from my injury
Saturday, September 21, 2019      4 comments

On August 21st I needed to make a short errand to pick up lunch for a business meeting that was being held in my corporate office. 10 minutes away from my office, a bright sunshine day and I was in a great mood. You know that saying "Man plans ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts It's not easy being green
Sunday, June 23, 2019      10 comments

It's not easy being green, that is keeping my sugars in check. When I test my sugar my meter shows a green color to show I'm in the zone. What's c... Read more
I've gained 10 pounds
Sunday, April 08, 2018      7 comments

Good Lord Help Me I think that's all I can say. For all of my struggle, for all of my fight I've derailed and have gained 10 pounds in one month. I knew I was off course but truthfully I didn't think it was that bad. But I could feel ... Read more
The Company Event.. I Survived
Saturday, February 17, 2018      6 comments

Every year my Company has a event in Atlantic City. Fo... Read more
Planning for Challenges
Sunday, February 04, 2018      7 comments

Every year my company has an event, that is filled with meetings, trainings and wrapped up with Awards and Dinner. I am part of the support team to ... Read more
I Said What!!!!!!
Friday, January 26, 2018      7 comments

Figured out how to write in the caption.. LOL I've wiped my slate clean and have been focusing not necessarily on losing weight (though I wa... Read more
Happy Dance .. Building my Foundation
Saturday, January 20, 2018      5 comments

My commitment this year is to focus on building and securing my foundation. Verses focusing on a specific number. If I build and support my found... Read more
The Quest for Perfection... I found it!!!
Thursday, January 11, 2018      5 comments

For a long time, I've been on a Quest for Perfection. The Perfect Daughter The Perfect Employee The Perfect Sister ( after all my brothe... Read more
Today I said Good Bye
Wednesday, January 03, 2018      12 comments

While I typically share experiences and thoughts about my weight loss journey. Today I go little off topic. Today I said good bye to a very good friend. Her name was Patty and she is my friend of many years. She had severe heart problems... Read more
Do you really taste your food?
Tuesday, January 02, 2018      12 comments

For a long time, I looked for someone to tell me what I was supposed to eat. I ate it, whether I liked it not, because I was going to lose weight come hell or high water. So if I had to hold my nose and down the food. That was it. I'... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 2018 My Most Important Tool for Weight Loss
Monday, January 01, 2018      198 comments

One of my most important tools in helping me in my weight loss journey. Is to prep my food. The more I can have ready to go, and easy makes things less stressful. My stepfather used to tell me, "Sometimes you need to do what you don't want... Read more
2017 End of Year Review
Saturday, December 30, 2017      10 comments

In November I gave myself a Clean Slate. An opportunity to feel good and reset without guilt. I've dropped a few pounds. This morning scale read 214.4, down 4.5 pounds. I'm not so much hung up on the exact numbers any more. Our body is a h... Read more
There's the Before/After... and then The Middle
Friday, November 10, 2017      8 comments

We all love the Before/After Pictures. It inspires us, it shows hard proof what can be done. For me, for my journey. Believe it or not, a very small portion has been about food. I know that sounds crazy, but it's true. I'd say about 20% has bee... Read more

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