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FINALLY, My Scale is Moving Down, following PCOS Diet
Friday, May 28, 2010      14 comments

I was diagnosed with PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome) All my life, I've struggled with weight. Even though I ate PERFECTLY and worked out for hours, the scale didn't seem to budge but mere ounces each week. It took me 2 years on SparkPeople... Read more
Nashville experiencing historic floods!!!
Tuesday, May 04, 2010      5 comments

Nashville is experiencing unprecidented historic Katrina-level floods!!! I lost touch recently because my dad had a stroke & my MIL fell and broke her hip. Whew! We're dealing with all the care-giving, trying to figure out what to do and... Read more
Face Painting FUN!!!
Saturday, April 17, 2010      8 comments

Hello My Friends!!! I volunteered to face-paint at an innner-city festival today in Nashville, TN. It was my very first time to face paint and I had a blast! Here some of the photos... ... Read more
Disappointed w/ your weight loss efforts?
Thursday, March 25, 2010      4 comments

To All of Us that think we have failed or been a disappointment to our weight loss efforts... Unfortunately, life isn't Burger King.....we can't order it "our way"!!!! But we can enjoy wherever the ride takes us!!!! Making good choices cha... Read more
Here We Go Again- Stripping Away My Excuses!!!
Wednesday, March 24, 2010      7 comments

I've allowed my hectic work schedule to pull me off track and I've gained back a lot of the weight I lost last year. I began SparkPeople in Sept. 2006 at 289 lbs and lost to 232. I now weigh a whopping 267 again gaining back 35 lbs (but still d... Read more
Help Me Title My New Dog Painting, Please?
Friday, September 25, 2009      16 comments

Hi Everyone! I painted all night long and am preparing for bed. But I just had to take a few minutes and post my newest dog painting. Would you please help me come ... Read more
Food Scanner for the iPhone
Friday, September 25, 2009      0 comments

I've scheduled to get an iPhone in November but I'm even more excited now: This food scanner for the iPhone launched just a few hours ago k0tjy.tk ... Read more
Love Painting Dogs! Another all-nighter...
Wednesday, September 23, 2009      3 comments

I painted all night and didn't go to bed until 8:45 am. I got hungry and ate around 5am so I didn't expect any "love" at this morning's scale. My scaled showed me some ... Read more
Today is my 3-yr SparkVersary! Feeling Good about myself!
Saturday, September 19, 2009      9 comments

Well, dear friends, I've been gone a long time because of life's demands: -- decluttering the house -- preparing for much needed repairs from a flood and leaking roof (& house age) -- Cyber marketing for my painting career - learning how ... Read more
I should be thankful I've got my health, right!?
Thursday, June 25, 2009      6 comments

emoticon I apologize for being such a horrible SparkFriend during this past year. I'm still time-chall... Read more
Raccoons in our attic... tip of the iceberg!
Wednesday, June 10, 2009      9 comments

I weighed-in yesterday at a loss... then I ate very light all day yesterday but put salsa on my salad that had gone bad without me realizing it! I was so sick all last night... and this morning... and weighed-in with a gain! I just hope my... Read more
I'm back from New York City!!!!
Thursday, June 04, 2009      3 comments

I'm back from New York City!!!! We walked 9 hours a day and jogged each day to catch the trains and subways. However, on the last day, my friend's search for New York City's best cookie did this foodaholic in... I came back with a gain. ... Read more
Those dreaded nachos and my 2.4 lb gain!
Saturday, May 23, 2009      6 comments

I had such an awesome loss last week... -8.2 lbs at Thursday's weigh-in. I was so busy yesterday! Lunch at Casa Fiesta I shared chicken fajitas with my husband, Todd. Haircut at 1pm then an unplanned 4 hours at Home Depot shopping for... Read more
HUGE VICTORY AT THE SCALE!!!
Wednesday, May 20, 2009      5 comments

Seeing our scales move is a wonderful moment!!! emoticon ... Read more
TONIGHT I FACE MY BIGGEST CHALLENGE!
Tuesday, May 19, 2009      9 comments

HELLO AGAIN MY DEAR SPARK FRIENDS!!! emoticon I am finally seeing my scale move downward again because I am b... Read more

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