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A little inspiration.....we all need it sometimes...

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

  
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REDRUDY5 8/10/2012 6:02PM

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BBONET 8/9/2012 8:46AM

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Thanks for sharing --- love the motivation!!! Take care of your knee, do not try to do more than you can until it is completely heeled!!! emoticon emoticon

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DOROTHYBERO 8/9/2012 5:57AM

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BOVEY63 8/8/2012 5:40PM

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MICHELELYNN777 8/8/2012 9:38AM

    Great motivation for the day! Thanks for sharing!
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MISSY455 8/8/2012 1:32AM

    Really inspiring! A couple hit very close to home too....out exercising a bad diet never works :-)

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SCOOTDOG 8/7/2012 10:05PM

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LDMCNIEL 8/7/2012 9:57PM

    I love this blog! Very inspiring and very creative. emoticon

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work,work and more work...

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Just a little update... have been working a lot lately, just got off a 16 hour shift yesterday evening. It jusy feels great to get out of the house and do what you love to do. Well, and the paycheck is not bad either....lol.
My knee is holding up pretty good, just get a little tired and sore @ the end of the shift...but getting plenty of walking in .....
Sorry I haven't been able to keep up with my friend feed....will do better....

  
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MISSY455 7/31/2012 11:43PM

    So glad to hear your knee is holding up! You have had a big swing in activity level, so that has to be great news for you. Way to go!

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MEME102 7/31/2012 6:07PM

    Having had a dear daughter with cancer at the age of 6.....(years ago) nurses DO rock!!!! I am still friends with a couple of them after all this time! Keep up the good work (and those paychecks) Glad the knee is doing good!

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BOVEY63 7/31/2012 5:51PM

    I think nurses rock too!
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LGAR519 7/31/2012 2:03PM

    Nurses do Rock! I hated 12 and 16 hour shifts!

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Some titbits....

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

  
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BOVEY63 7/26/2012 2:48PM

    Good ones. Thanks for sharing!
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SABLENESS 7/26/2012 10:53AM

    Good finds! We need all the motivation we can get!

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SMILE2HAPPINESS 7/26/2012 12:32AM

    These are great!!! Thanks for sharing! emoticon

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CLAIREINPARIS 7/24/2012 2:21PM

    Fun, thank you!

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SCOOTDOG 7/24/2012 1:25PM

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MSGO72 7/24/2012 1:20PM

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LADYJ6942 7/24/2012 1:15PM

    love them

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SHRINK_U 7/24/2012 11:15AM

    More good ones :)

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Comparisons....

Saturday, July 14, 2012

My journey to weight loss and a happier healthier life started in January 2012. I was on medical leave for a bad knee,which required surgery . I weighed in @ 300 lbs and I was not happy with myself and I knew that I had to change the way I eat and live, if I wanted to get slimmer and healthier. My doctor told me to loose weight and offered to give me some pills to help. But I turned him down , because I know that it is only a temporary fix.
Starting Spark people was the best thing I ever done. It holds me accountable for my actions. I know I have to track my food every day, so I don't get side tracked. Some of my friends think I getting obsessed with tracking, but I don't let it bother me, because I am doing this for myself .
Here are some comparisons to my weight loss journey.
300lbs -my beginning weight


My weight now 270lbs


And this will be my goal 200lbs


I am going from a big fat catfish to a sleek pretty fish.
But the journey is not over yet.
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SMILE2HAPPINESS 7/23/2012 11:14AM

    Wow, what an awesome comparison! I like your way of thinking!

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BBONET 7/20/2012 9:24AM

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You should feel so proud of your achievments!!!! You will reach your goal because you have decided to stay focus. People will always say things to make us stop tracking, but keep going you are on the right track!!!!
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SABLENESS 7/19/2012 5:27PM

    Love the pic comparisons. Very clever! I agree, SP is the best! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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CLAIREINPARIS 7/18/2012 2:43PM

    Woohoo! Congratulations! And thank you for the great visual, very useful!

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VONBLACKBIRD 7/18/2012 9:59AM

    Congrats on the 30lb loss...we can do this together and you are ahead of the game..keep up the good work..and congrats on the new knee..best thing ever...

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BESCATS 7/15/2012 8:21PM

    Good blog, and good for you not taking the pills from the doctor. Why do they always want to solve a problem with pills? You are doing a fantastic job, keep up the good work. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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MEME102 7/15/2012 10:35AM

    What a great visual - to help you see where you've been and where you're going!!! Thanks for sharing...

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MISSY455 7/15/2012 12:56AM

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SCOOTDOG 7/14/2012 9:28PM

    emoticon Great comparisons

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SHRINK_U 7/14/2012 5:26PM

    Great comparison.. Just keep swimming . Just keep swimming :)

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BOVEY63 7/14/2012 5:24PM

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KALANTHA 7/14/2012 4:42PM

    Love the comparisons! Way to go!

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LGAR519 7/14/2012 12:45PM

    Very clever! Gets the point across.

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EMMAEKAY 7/14/2012 11:15AM

    Great comparison - you're doing "swimmingly!"

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MSGO72 7/14/2012 11:07AM

  You can and will totally do this!
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MICHELELYNN777 7/14/2012 10:37AM

    This is a great visual! Stay focused on your goal and you will be that sleek little fish before you know it! You are doing GREAT!
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MSCARCHICK 7/14/2012 10:28AM

    I love that comparison!

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PARKERB2 7/14/2012 10:17AM

    It will always be a journey but supporting each other will make it easier. Keep Sparking.

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Just a few things I found...

Friday, July 13, 2012

  
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GOPINTOS 7/15/2012 5:45PM

    Thanks for sharing!

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Smile and Enjoy the Rest of Your Day!
Melinda (gopintos)
Dr Oz Show Fans Team

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BOVEY63 7/14/2012 5:23PM

    Good advice

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LGAR519 7/14/2012 1:20PM

    Very informative!

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KEEPGOINGEMILY 7/14/2012 9:49AM

    Nice! I especially like that calcium tip, I think I should try that! Thanks for putting all that together.

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MISSY455 7/13/2012 11:28PM

    Thanks for sharing!

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STROMSP 7/13/2012 10:37PM

    Such great motivation. Thanks for posting!


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LDMCNIEL 7/13/2012 9:40PM

    Great blog. We really don't realized how much "junk" we put in our bodies.

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KMSIMMONS1 7/13/2012 9:35PM

  Thanks for educating us! Hard to eat clean sometimes but NOT impossible!

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MARJORIEWRIGHT 7/13/2012 8:53PM

    Thanks for sharing.

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