They Call Me Brenda Baggy Britches
Monday, February 29, 2016 24 comments
Hello all! I just wanted to share a fun NSV with you - I was going through some old clothes yesterday, and came across these pants. These pants were actually too tight on me when I started on SparkPeople in April 2015. I decided to try them o... Read more
Attention SP Newbies - 12 Things That Helped Me Lose 50 lbs
Tuesday, February 09, 2016 20 comments
Hello all! I hope you are experiencing a wonderful start to 2016. I'm writing this blog for you today, as I have seen many (MANY) mobile chats and blogs lately, where the words 'discouraged', 'frustrated', and 'defeated' are front and center, ... Read more
I found 30. And lost 6.
Friday, December 11, 2015 8 comments
Hello, friends! I hope you had a lovely Thanksgiving, and that the holiday season isn't stressing you out too much. This time of year is always crazytown, and I've been trying my best to focus on eating healthy foods, and incorporating more wo... Read more
Crossed Lines, Bisquick Butt, and Other Musings
Monday, October 19, 2015 4 comments
**The below contains a couple of censored foul words...just FYI. Hello, Sparkers! It's been a while since my last blog, and I want to share some recent happenings with y'all. I did an impromptu weigh-in yesterday, and came in at 160 lbs -... Read more
Weigh-In, Triple D Rant / NSV, and a Body Image 'Moment'
Monday, August 17, 2015 5 comments
Hmmm, now that I read that title, that is an odd mash-up of topics. ;-) Weigh-In Update: Well, it has been a good month so far - I weighed in this past weekend at 169 lbs! I am officially 28 lbs down from my starting weight of 197 back ... Read more
Worrying is like a rocking chair...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 7 comments
...it gives you something to do, but it doesn't get you anywhere. --Van Wilder (I originally heard this quote in the movie Van Wilder years ago, but the internet tells me this is possibly a quote from Erma Bombeck) ;-) So, there have been... Read more
Contemplating Hunger: Think Before You Stuff
Sunday, July 05, 2015 6 comments
I've recently been thinking about what I've learned on my 2+ month SparkPeople journey, and one thing that first came to mind is the fact that I now *think* more before/while I eat. Throughout my 36 years, I've never really thought very much wh... Read more