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A Cautionary Tale
Sunday, March 30, 2014      9 comments

No exercise and horrible food choices for one whole week will result in a weight gain. A 4 pound weight gain. I really let things slip this week. I was so busy and had a lot of meals at restaurants and at other people’s homes. My breakfast and l... Read more
Beauties, Yard Work, and Chainsaws...oh my!
Sunday, March 23, 2014      3 comments

I started the week on a high from a 4 lb weight loss…woohoo! I surpassed my St. Patty’s Day goal in the Blooming Beauties Challenge! I have loved reading about the other Beauties’ weight loss and rainbow food ideas! I’m so glad there are so many... Read more
My Spark Smells Like Horse Poo
Saturday, March 08, 2014      6 comments

After two not-so-stellar weeks I have reignited my Spark…with the help of some horse poo! I have made very unhealthy choices in the past two weeks and have been just plain LAZY! This morning I gave myself one heck of a pep talk and decided to ma... Read more
Oh, Alcohol...
Monday, March 03, 2014      2 comments

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March Selfies
Sunday, March 02, 2014      9 comments

I only lost 3 pounds in February, but that's better than nothing! My SparkPage theme for March is GREEN and shamrocks! I hope you enjoy! Here are my March 1st pics at 320 lbs! ... Read more
Coaching and Birthday Parties
Sunday, March 02, 2014      4 comments

The last two weeks were not as healthy as they should have been. I was sick with a stomach bug and a bad head cold for most of the 3rd week of February. I was also busy planning a surprise 60th birthday party for my mom last Sunday. Even though... Read more
My rainbow is back!
Sunday, February 16, 2014      3 comments

I love having a fridge full of groceries, especially healthy groceries! I’m happy to say that my fridge is now stocked with beautiful colors. I make sure to eat fruits and veggies of every color of the rainbow every day. Waiting for my paycheck ... Read more
Feb 2014 Pics
Saturday, February 15, 2014      5 comments

I am going to start posting a selfie and a full body pic each month as a blog entry. I started it this month, but only put the pics on my SparkPage. I also take “just in my undies” pics but I’m not brave enough to post those. I’ll also change my... Read more
Lots of "whoops" moments this week
Sunday, February 09, 2014      6 comments

I am emerging from a very rough week. I made horrible food choices and only exercised one day. I know there are no excuses and I own up to my choices. It’s time to give myself a pep talk and get back on track. Lack of money has been really ... Read more
It's a Good Day!
Sunday, February 02, 2014      0 comments

Went back to work after 4 snow days in a row. It was a pretty relaxed week. My students took their exams and I had them graded right away. I even got ahead of the game by making all of my lessons plans for the next month and got all of the quiz... Read more
I Found My Spark in the Bathroom...
Thursday, January 30, 2014      5 comments

Yesterday I was cleaning out some bags I never unpacked when I moved in June and I found my Spark inside of a jewelry bag in the bathroom. Well, I found my Sparkpeople bracelet. It felt like a sign that I am doing the right thing and that no ma... Read more
Snow Days, DONE Love, Frozen Pipes, a 3 Legged Dog, and Rainbows
Sunday, January 26, 2014      0 comments

emoticon SNOW DAYS: Wow, what a week! The week started off normal. Weighed in last Sunday and was down anothe... Read more
My Spark Journey
Tuesday, January 14, 2014      5 comments

Here is a summary of my ups and downs while using Spark! Feb 2007: found Spark looking for easy smoothie recipes. Username jlv1825 June 2007: Weight 301. After a very bad break-up and feeling like I needed to fix myself I started to ... Read more

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