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This Face in the Mirror
Wednesday, November 03, 2010      3 comments

Lately, when I look at myself in the mirror, I am surprised at the reflection looking back at me. I told my husband the other day, "I don't know this face peering back at me." He replied, "you know her, you just haven't seen her for a very l... Read more
New Sparkers & Weight Loss Tickers - Something I have observed Time and Time Again
Monday, September 13, 2010      6 comments

I've visited many Spark pages over the years, looking for ideas, inspiration, special stories and the like. I love the diversity of all the Sparkers. Some pages are so happy and upbeat while others have a feeling of being sad and sullen. I see h... Read more
I Need Advice... Help!
Tuesday, August 31, 2010      1 comments

This is something that has been tumbling around in my head for quite some time. It's funny, because I would think I would have this figured out by now, seeing as I have lost 60 pounds. Most days I look in the mirror and don't see the loss. I k... Read more
I'm at Such a Good Place in my Life
Friday, August 27, 2010      2 comments

I joined Sparks back in June of 2006. I've met many Sparkers along the way. Learned many things about health and nutrition and leading a healthy lifestyle but I seriously didn't implement most things I had learned until this past year. I've go... Read more
One Year and What a Year it's Been!
Thursday, August 19, 2010      2 comments

It was a year ago today I suffered a stroke. It was the scariest day of my life and also, a changing point in my life. When a Doctor looks at you and tells you that you are killing yourself, you take notice. Sure I knew I was over weight.... Read more
Today is the Day
Sunday, August 15, 2010      2 comments

I've made a decision that today is the day I begin going through my closet and tossing out the clothes I can no longer wear. I have sizes hanging in my closet from 16 to 28. I don't know why I always hang on to my biggest clothes, I just do. N... Read more
I Think I'll Have a Snack (*Here they Come Again...The Food Police!)
Sunday, August 08, 2010      0 comments

I'm sure most all of us have these well meaning people in their lives. The ones WHO THINK they have to stay on top of us all the time to make sure we are eating properly, although we don't ever ask them to do it, they just seem to think it's the... Read more
The People I Meet
Sunday, August 01, 2010      0 comments

I took up walking for health about 3 months ago. I walk around my apt complex almost daily and see many of the same people on a daily basis. I have gotten to a point I look forward to seeing these people I don't know. I don't know any of the... Read more
Why is it so hard to comprehend?
Wednesday, July 21, 2010      9 comments

Over the past several weeks, during talks with my Mother she has said things that just really irratated me about things I'm doing in my weight loss journey. The first time I noticed, we were at Wendy's, I had ordered a Grilled Chicken Salad wi... Read more
Today is a HAPPY Day
Wednesday, July 14, 2010      2 comments

I stepped on the scale today And much to my surprise The numbers staring back at me They just weren't as high Somewhere in this week you see A couple pounds slipped away from me They did it when I wasn't looking I was hardly even a... Read more
I want to see RESULTS
Sunday, July 11, 2010      4 comments

I've worked so hard at dropping pounds over the past 2 months, I mean REALLY worked hard. I've taken my couch potato woe is me self and put it into motion with walking up to 3 miles a day, swimming, working out w/cardio video's, using hand and... Read more
Mmmmmmm Grilled Chicken Nachos
Sunday, July 04, 2010      2 comments

YUCK!!!!! I say yuck because I will probably never eat them again. Loaded Nacho's have always been one of my favorite junk foods. I mean seriously, over the years I have probably eaten my weight in them and then some. And i am positive they ha... Read more
On walking 3 miles today
Thursday, June 24, 2010      0 comments

OMG I walked three whole miles today. I didn't stop. I wanted to stop. I kept telling myself it would be OK to stop.... I didn't stop. I walked through the burning in my thighs. I pushed through the pain in my hips. I gritted my teeth against ... Read more
If it's in the house, I'll eat it! But............
Thursday, June 17, 2010      2 comments

I do really well with eating healthy. I enjoy the fresh fruits and veggies we keep on hand and even when I go to the grocery store, I don't buy "junk". But my husband on the other hand does. He went grocery shopping yesterday and he was great,... Read more
Never had a dream like this
Saturday, April 10, 2010      5 comments

I had a dream last night, normally my nights are spent getting in and out of bed and maybe if I'm lucky I will get 2 hours of uninterrupted sleep. Last night was different for some reason, I slept. I am usually a very tense person, no matter ... Read more

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