ANGELHRT1971's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=ANGELHRT1971 ANGELHRT1971's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ New Way of Eating :) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5686645 So 7 days ago on May 25th I decided to cut all dairy, bread, grains, corn, sugar & artificial sweeteners, anything processed, anything from a box or can. I have only eaten chicken breast and fish, fresh vegetables from produce dept, and nuts. I have had absolutely no sugar except what is natural in the fruits. I only put 1 tsp of honey in hot tea for sweetness. I have not felt hungry at all and have actually felt a lot better. I lost 7 pounds in 7 days and feel a lot cleaner. I am starting to... Sat, 3 May 2014 18:37:34 EST Hip Hop Abs http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5504059 Just got Hip Hop Abs today--am excited to try something new--I am still walking 2 miles a day--at 15 mins per mile--changed my dinners to salads that consist of Kale, Baby Spinach, Cucumbers, White mushrooms, Raw Broccoli, Avocado, fresh squeezed lemon & lime, drizzled with Olive oil--Clean healthy eating is the best!! Fri, 4 Oct 2013 04:27:04 EST I don't mean to brag but....... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5369352 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/1/l511300428.jpg"> Mon, 27 May 2013 13:34:18 EST Make a new ending :) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5369349 Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending !! <BR> <BR> SOMETHING I KNOW IS TRUE CAUSE THAT'S EXACTLY WHAT I AM DOING ;) Mon, 27 May 2013 13:30:24 EST YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5369329 You are what you eat. <BR> <BR> Every 28 days, your skin replaces itself. <BR> Your liver, 5 months. <BR> Your bones 10 years. <BR> Your body makes these new cells from the food you eat. <BR> What you eat LITERALLY becomes you. <BR> <BR> You have a choice in what you are made of. <em>140</em> <em>45</em> <em>277</em> <em>491</em> <em>488</em> <em>267</em> <em>485</em> <em>69</em> <em>291</em> <em>371</em> <em>372</em> <em>492</em> <em>368</em> <e... Mon, 27 May 2013 13:11:13 EST recent setback & victory http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5369320 Not too long ago I had gained 20 pounds in about a month & 1/2--I was depressed & ate everything--I went back up to 200 pounds but had made a promise to myself that I would never go over 200 again & I am glad to say I didn't :) I lost 19 pounds in the past 2 months & am on a roll--- <BR> <BR> I am so excited cause I just got a dual Elliptical Machine/Exercise bike brand new for $80 from Kmart the other day:) it was the last one left & they discounted it for me--what a blessing :) I am excite... Mon, 27 May 2013 12:56:34 EST 28 pounds gone http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5330454 Since starting this site I have lost a total of 28 pounds :) just 52 more to go to be at my ideal weight! I love this site because it is sooooo motivating~~I just want to say thank you to every single one of you who are on this same journey with me~~you inspire me everyday to keep going :) Sun, 21 Apr 2013 10:32:52 EST 2 POUNDS LOST http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4978468 Off to a great start <em>244</em> I have already lost 2 pounds. I am on my way & am excited to see the scale keep going down down down!! This week is final exams so it is hard but I am gonna keep doing it--August will be easier because I have the whole month off so I can exercise everyday!! Thu, 19 Jul 2012 22:18:00 EST 4 MILES A DAY :) STARTING STRONG!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4973206 So Saturday I did the 1 mile Walk Away the Pounds Video 2 times so I did 2 miles. Sunday I decided it was time to move up to the 2 mile Walk Away The Pounds Video--It was AWESOME!! I loved the workout. It was more intense cause the 2 miles was all at once. I actually did it 2 times for a total of 4 miles walked <em>30</em> Today, I figured out that my walk to school every morning is 1 mile there and 1 mile back. I also during lunch walked to Safeway which is a mile there uphill and a mile b... Mon, 16 Jul 2012 17:09:46 EST starting over:) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4969132 Today I start over again but I believe that its better to start over than to never start again. I am going to calculate my food intake and I have a exercise plan for daily exercise. I am determined to do this and let nothing stop me. Today I did good & didn't go over my goal calories or fat or carbs & actually got the full amount of protein:) yeah me:) Off to a good start. Fri, 13 Jul 2012 18:48:23 EST DIABETES:( http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4558993 JUST FOUND OUT THAT I HAVE TYPE 2 DIABETES--IF ANYONE HAS ANY ADVICE OR INFO FOR ME IT WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED--I HAVE BEEN DOING SOME RESEARH BUT EVERY BIT OF INFORMATION HELPS--THANK YOU Sat, 29 Oct 2011 18:44:02 EST 40 FOODS WITH SUPERPOWERS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4469741 <link>www.menshealth.com/mhlists/nutritiou<BR>s_foods_for_a_healthy_body/immunity_bo<BR>oster_tea_green_tea.php?page=1 </link> THIS IS A REALLY GOOD ARTICLE FOR BOTH MEN & WOMEN Tue, 6 Sep 2011 15:21:09 EST 5 NUTRIENTS YOU'RE NOT GETTING ENOUGH OF http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4469670 <link>health.yahoo.net/experts/menshealth/<BR>5-nutrients-youre-not-getting-enough </link> THIS IS A REALLY GOOD HELPFUL ARTICLE:) Tue, 6 Sep 2011 14:48:14 EST WALK AWAY THE POUNDS IN YOUR HOME:) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4467735 I just found out that Walmart has Leslie Sansone: Walk Away the Pounds - Ultimate Collection [With Resistance Band] for $15.00 (I think) online price is only $9.96 It has all 4 DVD's--1mile,2mile,3mile & 4mile <link>www.walmart.com/ip/11988277 </link> I have been doing the 1 mile get started video & it is awesome--I can already see the changes in my body!! I love this program cause you never have to leave the house:) I hope you all will join me in walking away the pounds:) Mon, 5 Sep 2011 15:38:38 EST 5 REASONS WHY SPARKPEOPLE SUCKS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4449855 <link>www.cuttingfitness.com/5-reasons-why<BR>-sparkpeople-sucks/ </link> LOVED THIS ARTICLE CAUSE IT IS SOOOOOO TRUE:) Fri, 26 Aug 2011 14:29:11 EST WHAT I LEARNED TODAY:) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4449841 That there is no way to happiness, happiness is the way. <BR> Happiness does not come from seeking new landscapes, but from having new eyes on the same life you've always been living. Fri, 26 Aug 2011 14:23:31 EST My Babies are growing so fast!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4448308 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/3/l635710098.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/4/l448242064.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l123318939.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/2/l421124576.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/8/l588551563.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l118741303.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/5/l358708446.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Bella is the flu... Thu, 25 Aug 2011 17:44:45 EST a great way to start the day:) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4448281 So today started with me getting out of bed & doing my 20 min workout with the Walk Away The Pounds Video--I love to wake up & do it first thing cause it feels sooooo good to stretch your muscles & work them out right when you get up--it also shoots energy thru my body & then I am in a great frame of mind to start my day:) it also makes you want to drink water right away so thats always a good thing:) after this I went to take a 20 min walk outside to get some sun for a few minutes--that was ... Thu, 25 Aug 2011 17:20:19 EST Lost 7 pounds so far!! I am on a roll:) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4443993 I started doing the Walk Away the Pounds video where you walk 1 mile in 20 mins in your house with 2 pound weights--I do this everyday cause its only 20 mins & it makes you feel so great & stretched out & your muscles feel wonderful:) I also started sticking to the nutrition page where I only take in 1200 calories & 30 grams of fat or less--Since I have been doing this I have lost 7 pounds--the first week was 3.5 pounds then I lost 3.5 pounds the next week in 5 days:) then I started my period... Tue, 23 Aug 2011 13:11:03 EST THIS IS THE COOLEST THING I HAVE FOUND--CHECK IT OUT!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=4407680 I REALLY REALLY WANT ONE OF THESE!! <link>www.healthstatus.com/blog/bodyfattes<BR>ting/carepeutic/carepeutic-kh249-carep<BR>eutic-heart-rate-monitor-ring-with-sto<BR>pwatch-clock-calories-pedometer-and-di<BR>stance-display-white-black/ </link> Thu, 4 Aug 2011 21:03:17 EST FINALLY SOME WEIGHT LOSS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3901640 I LOST 6 POUNDS OVER THE HOLIDAYS---YEAH!!!!!!!!!!!!! I AM SO EXCITED TO FINALLY START SEEING SOME RESULTS!! I AM MORE EXCITED TO CONTINUE:) Fri, 7 Jan 2011 20:23:18 EST ANY SUGGESTIONS?? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3857931 AT ABOUT 5 AM MY BABY KITTEN JUMPED ON THE BED AND CAME AND TRYED TO NURSE ON ME--LOL LOL CRAZY KITTY!! THEN AGAIN AT 7 AM SHE JUMPED UP THERE AGAIN FOR SOME MORE LOVE!! SHE HAS NEVER DONE THIS BEFORE--I HOPE THIS WONT BE NIGHTLY OR I WILL FEEL LIKE I HAVE A NEWBORN AGAIN AND WILL GO CRAZY WITH NO SLEEP!! <BR> <BR> ANY SUGGESTION AS TO HOW TO KEEP HER OFF MY BED AT NIGHT?? I LIVE IN A STUDIO APT SO I REALLY DONT WANT TO LOCK HER IN THE BATHROOM AT NIGHT CAUSE THEN SHE WILL MEOW ALL NIGHT!!... Wed, 22 Dec 2010 15:52:29 EST MY NEW BABIES(PICS) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3854435 i AM FINALLY STARTING TO FEEL BETTER AFTER THIS HORRIBLE COLD BUT HAVE NO ENERGY WHAT SO EVER--I FEEL SO RUN DOWN AND LAZY!! HOPEFULLY I WILL FEEL BACK TO MYSELF SOON!! <BR> <BR> GOOD NEWS IS THAT I JUST GOT 2 FEMALE RAGDOLL KITTENS--BELLA AND BABY TIA--THEY ARE THE CUTEST THINGS EVER:) I AM ENJOYING CUDDLING UP WITH THEM!! MY NEW LITTLE BABIES!! I AM INCLUDING A PICTURE OF WHAT THEY LOOK LIKE THAT I FOUND ONLINE---LOOKS JUST LIKE MY BABY TIA <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/5... Mon, 20 Dec 2010 17:46:33 EST I WAS VERY BAD TODAY!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3849708 I WAS VERY BAD TODAY----I ATE A 5 LAYER BEEFY BURRITO FROM TACO BELL AND HAD A 16 OZ DR PEPPER TO WASH IT DOWN!! <BR> <BR> I HAVE A KILLER COLD AND FEEL SOOOOOO AWFUL AND JUST HAVE NO WILLPOWER TODAY AND SAID "I DONT CARE" AND WENT TO TACO BELL!! <BR> <BR> BAD BAD ME!! <BR> <BR> I KNOW WHEN I GET BETTER I WILL HAVE TO EXERCISE MY BUTT OFF FOR THIS!! <BR> <BR> COLDS JUST MAKE YOU SO HUNGRY AND THEY MAKE YOU JUST NOT CARE!! <BR> <BR> UGH <em>198</em> Fri, 17 Dec 2010 17:33:12 EST I THINK I KNOW WHAT HAPPENED!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3847948 I FEEL LIKE I HAVE BEEN HIT BY A MAC TRUCK---I THINK I KNOW WHAT HAPPENED---I HAVE HAD AN ABSESS FOR A WHILE BUT WASNT FEELING ANY PAIN--THE INFECTION WAS JUST SITTING THERE---THEN I STARTED DRINKING 8 CUPS OF WATER A DAY WHICH I NEVER DO AND IT STARTED FLUSHING MY BODY OF TOXINS WHICH IN TURN RELEASED THE INFECTION IN MY TOOTH WHICH THEN CAUSED THE PAIN AND ALSO THE COLD!! I THINK I HAVE TO GO THROUGH THIS TO GET ALL THE TOXINS OUT OF MY BODY!! BUT IN THE MEANTIME I FEEL HORRIBLE!! I WILL CO... Thu, 16 Dec 2010 17:52:45 EST HAVE A COLD!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3845936 I HAVE A COLD BUT DONT UNDERSTAND HOW I GOT ONE--I AM TAKING AMOXICILLIN AND VITAMIN C---ITS REALLY WIERD:( ON TOP OF MY TOOTH HURTING NOW I HAVE A MISERABLE COLD!! NO EXERCISE TIL I GET BETTER:( BUT I AM STILL KEEPING IN THE CALORIES EVEN THOUGH I WANT TO EAT!! Wed, 15 Dec 2010 17:17:03 EST SO BUMMED:( http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3841402 I WENT TO THE HOSPITAL THIS MORNING FOR A MAJOR TOOTHACHE AND DECIDED WHILE I WAS THERE TO WEIGH MYSELF--I WAS LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING HOW MUCH I HAD LOST EVEN IF IT WAS A POUND OR TWO BUT TO MY TOTAL SHOCK AND HORROR I ACTUALLY GAINED 2 POUNDS----HOW??? I JUST DONT GET IT!! I HAVE BEEN EXERCISING WAY MORE THIS WEEK THAN USUAL AND DRINKING MORE WATER AND LOGGING IN ALL MY FOOD--I GUESS I WILL HAVE TO EAT LESS THAN 1300 CALORIES A DAY!! THIS REALLY SUCKS--I FEEL LIKE I AM GETTING NOWHERE WIT... Mon, 13 Dec 2010 12:29:43 EST REACHED MY GOAL AGAIN TODAY AND AM SO PROUD!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3840553 WELL I HAVE BEEN TRYING TO DRINK MORE WATER WHICH SEEMS TO BE THE MOST DIFFICULT THING FOR ME BUT TODAY I MANAGE TO DRINK 8 CUPS AGAIN:) WED AND TODAY--SO 2 DAYS OUT OF THE WEEK---LOL I WANT TO MAKE THIS A DAILY HABIT SO I WILL TRY AGAIN TOMORROW--ALL I CAN DO IS TRY AGAIN--BUT AT LEAST TODAY I REACHED MY GOAL:) Mon, 13 Dec 2010 00:10:14 EST VITAMIN REGIMEN EVERYDAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3832862 VIT C=1000 MG--------------FIGHTS INFECTIONS <BR> <BR> VIT B-SUPER COMPLEX-------CONVERTS FOOD TO ENERGY <BR> <BR> GARLIC-----CHOLESTEROL <BR> <BR> LECITHIN-1200 MG--------HEALTHY NERVE AND BRAIN FUNCTION <BR> <BR> FISH OIL=1000MG------PROMOTES HEART & CIRCULATORY HEALTH <BR> <BR> CINNAMON 500 MG-------HELPS SUPPORT SUGAR & FAT METABOLISM <BR> <BR> SUPER FRUIT (ACAI,MANGOSTEEN,NONI,& POMEGRANATE)----BOOSTS IMMUNE HEALTH <BR> <BR> IRON 50 MG---ENERGY <BR> <BR> OMEGA-3 FLAXSEED OIL 100... Wed, 8 Dec 2010 20:18:00 EST ENERGY THROUGH THE ROOF!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3832832 MY ENERGY IS THROUGH THE ROOF TODAY-MY BODY IS ACTUALLY TINGLING FROM THE AMOUNT OF ENERGY I FEEL-WOW WHAT A DIFFERENCE EXERCISE AND WATER AND VITAMINS MAKE!! TODAY I DID 30 MINS OF HIGH IMPACT AEROBICS THEN WALKED A MILE AT 2.5 MPH THEN CLIMBED 10 FLIGHTS OF STAIRS! I AM UP TO 7 CUPS OF WATER SO FAR TODAY SO I WILL DEFINITELY REACH MY GOAL FOR THE FIRST TIME TODAY OF DRINKING 8 CUPS OF WATER:) I AM VERY PROUD OF MYSELF FOR THIS!! I AM DETERMINED TO REACH MY GOAL! TODAY MY ATTITUDE IS THAT TH... Wed, 8 Dec 2010 19:59:42 EST UP TO 7 CUPS OF WATER TODAY!! GO ME!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3832596 I AM UP TO 7 CUPS OF WATER TODAY:) WOW I ALREADY FEEL A DIFFERENCE IN MY ENERGY LEVEL AND MY BODY--WATER IS JUST SIMPLY AMAZING!! THE ONLY DOWNSIDE IS THE MILLION TRIPS TO THE BATHROOM:) LOL BUT I KNOW IT IS FLUSHING OUT ALL THE TOXINS SO I AM GOOD WITH THAT!! Wed, 8 Dec 2010 17:04:50 EST I DID IT-I DID IT:) I AM SO PROUD!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3832229 I ACTUALLY WOKE UP AND FORCED MYSELF TO DRINK 2 CUPS OF WATER WITH LEMON JUICE-I REALLY HATE DRINKING WATER BUT YESTERDAY ON THE SHOW THE DOCTORS THE EXPERT SAID TO WAKE UP AND DRINK WATER WITH LEMON CAUSE IT BOOST YOUR METABOLISM! WE WILL SEE BUT ALL I KNOW IS THAT I AM FINALLY ON THE RIGHT TRACK TO DRINKING MORE WATER-BEFORE I WAS FORTUNATE TO JUST DRINK ONE GLASS A DAY IF THAT!! SO WE WILL SEE IF I CAN CONTINUE WITH MY WATER JOURNEY AND STAY ON TRACK BUT SO FAR SO GOOD:) Wed, 8 Dec 2010 13:37:10 EST ALMOST HAD A BREAKDOWN TONIGHT!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3831111 TONIGHT I ALMOST HAD A BREAK DOWN-I WAS HUNGRY AND WENT TO THE KITCHEN AND HAD AN ATTITUDE OF FORGET IT I AM JUST GOING TO EAT WHATEVER I WANT THIS IS TOO HARD AND I AM HUNGRY BUT THEN I SAID NO WAY-I WENT TO MY NUTRITION PAGE AND LOOKED TO SEE WHAT WOULD BE THE BEST THING I COULD EAT TO STAY WITHIN MY RANGE-I DECIDED TO EAT A CAN OF TUNA WITH LEMON JUICE-ONLY 1 PIECE OF BREAD AND A PUMPKIN PIE FLAVORED YOGURT!! BUT THE MOST IMPORTANT THING I DID FOR MYSELF WAS MAKE A HUGE GLASS OF WATER-4 CU... Tue, 7 Dec 2010 23:31:33 EST TODAY IS A BRAND NEW DAY!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=3812816 I JUST GOT A NEW COMPUTER AT HOME SO I CAN FINALLY GET BACK ON THIS SITE AND KEEP TRACK-I RECENTLY GAINED 20 POUNDS:( I AM REALLY UPSET ABOUT THIS!! I JUST REARRANGED MY APARTMENT SO NOW I HAVE ROOM TO WORK OUT AGAIN!! ITS TIME TO GET SERIOUS AGAIN!! I AM 191 AND WANT TO BE 145 BY JUNE SO I HAVE 7 MONTHS-I KNOW I CAN DO IT AND I WILL DO IT!! I AM DETERMINED!! TODAY IS THE FIRST DAY THAT I AM BACK ON TRACK!! I AM READY TO DO THIS!! Mon, 29 Nov 2010 18:53:51 EST LOST 8 MORE POUNDS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2016137 I RECENTLY DID A 7 DAY DETOX AND LOST 8 POUNDS IN A WEEK-I FEEL SO MUCH CLEANER AND HAVE STARTED EATING HEALTHIER AND EXERCISING MORE BUT I REALLY THINK ITS FROM THE HIGH LEVELS OF WATER I STARTED DRINKING!! I AM ON MY WAY AGAIN AND SOOOO HAPPY-LOOKING FORWARD TO MAKING NEW FRIENDS HERE!! Wed, 29 Apr 2009 09:26:26 EST STARTING AGAIN!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=2007819 I HAVE DECIDED TO COME BACK TO SPARK PEOPLE SINCE IT WAS VERY EFFECTIVE IN HELPING ME LOSE 35 POUNDS LAST YEAR AND I HAVE KEPT IT OFF BUT I AM NOT AT MY GOAL WEIGHT WHICH IS 140-IT IS NOW ALREADY APRIL AND I HAVE BEEN SLACKING SO ITS TIME TO GET DETERMINED AND START GETTING ORGANIZED AGAIN-I WILL REACH MY GOAL BY DEC 09!! I AM NOW LIVING IN CAPE CANAVERAL FLORIDA 3 BLOCKS FROM THE BEACH SO THAT MOTIVATES ME WHEN I SEE ALL THE BEAUTIFUL GIRLS IN THEIR BIKINIS-I WANT TO BE ONE OF THEM!! <BR> <... Sun, 26 Apr 2009 16:03:19 EST I am back & missed you all!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1133017 I just wanted to apoligize to all my friends on here!! I decide to go to Florida for the weekend & just never went back home -- I am crazy like that!! & just yesterday I arrived in New York from Florida where I will stay for a while hopefully!! I didn't have access to a computer in Florida so I couldn't keep in touch with any of you!! But I have one now so I AM BACK!! just in case any of you care or missed me or something--ha!! ha!! I sure did miss all of you & am looking forward to reconnect... Thu, 10 Apr 2008 09:33:25 EST GOAL MET http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1017218 WELL I FINALLY DID IT & AM JUST SO PROUD OF MYSELF!! I FINALLY GOT BELOW 200- I AM NOW 198 & LOST 3.5 POUNDS THIS WEEK!! <BR> <BR> EVERYTHING IN MY LIFE IS STARTING TO CHANGE FOR THE BETTER- I AM SO EXCITED ABOUT THIS JOURNEY I AM ON & SO FAR THE RIDE HAS BEEN AWESOME & I AM JUST AT THE BEGINNING- LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING MORE ALONG THE WAY- <BR> <BR> I AM JUST SO HAPPY IT FEELS LIKE I AM ON SOME WONDER DRUG OR SOMETHING- MY ENERGY LEVEL IS SO HIGH THAT I FEEL LIKE JUMPING OUT OF MY SKIN... Mon, 18 Feb 2008 11:43:37 EST STILL FEELING THE HIGH http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1011980 TODAY IS JUST AS BEAUTIFUL AS YESTERDAY!! THE WINDS OF CHANGE ARE STILL BLOWING AND I AM DEFINITELY ON FOR THE RIDE!! SO MANY GOOD THINGS HAVE HAPPENED TODAY- I BELIEVE BECAUSE I HAVE OPENED MYSELF UP FOR CHANGE & NEW THINGS- LIFE IS DEFINITELY MORE INTERESTING TODAY!! MANY CHANGES ARE HAPPENING!! I KNOW LIFE WILL JUST KEEP GETTING BETTER & BETTER AS THE DAYS ROLL ON!! <BR> <BR> ALSO I AM MEETING THE MOST AMAZING PEOPLE ON THIS SITE- I WAS NEVER MUCH INTO HAVING WOMEN FOR FRIENDS- ALWAYS GO... Fri, 15 Feb 2008 16:55:43 EST HOW I FEEL TODAY!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1009475 “ONE CAN NEVER CONSENT TO CREEP WHEN ONE FEELS AN IMPULSE TO SOAR.” Thu, 14 Feb 2008 12:47:46 EST LIFE CHANGING http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1009407 TODAY I AM SOOOO MOTIVATED!! TODAY IS THE BEGINNING OF THE REST OF MY LIFE!! I AM DETERMINED TO MAKE MY LIFE EVERYTHING I WANT IT TO BE BECAUSE I HAVE THE POWER TO DO SO!! CHANGE IS IN THE WIND & IT IS CARRYING ME ALONG FOR THE RIDE- AND I AM SO READY FOR THIS ADVENTURE CAUSE I KNOW IT WILL LEAD ME TO GLORIOUS PLACES I HAVE ONLY DREAMT ABOUT!! I WILL BE LIVING MY DREAMS AWAKE!! <BR> <BR> I AM SOOOO EXCITED, I FEEL LIKE JUMPING OUT OF MY SKIN- I CAN BARELY CONTAIN MY JOY!! LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL ... Thu, 14 Feb 2008 12:18:50 EST ANSWERS TO GETTING TO KNOW YOU SURVEY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1006733 FIRST NAME: MELANIE <BR> <BR> NICKNAME: MEL <BR> <BR> BIRTHDAY: JUNE 10TH,1971 <BR> <BR> HOME STATE: LOUISIANA <BR> <BR> MARITAL STATUS: SINGLE & LOOKING <BR> <BR> NUMBER OF SIBLINGS: 14 <BR> <BR> NUMBER OF KIDS: 1 BOY ALMOST 18 <BR> <BR> PETS: NONE UNFORTUNATELY <BR> <BR> OCCUPATION: Currently a State Farm Agent but have many licenses in many different fields- I am a master sales person!! Jack of all trades!! <BR> <BR> FAVORITE PART OF THE JOB: Knowing that I am helping peo... Wed, 13 Feb 2008 10:47:26 EST TIME TO GET SERIOUS!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=1004978 WELL TODAY IT IS STORMING & I AM SITTING AT MY DESK ABOUT TO FALL ASLEEP- I AM STILL TIRED FROM MY TRIP- WENT TO HOUSTON FOR THE WEEKEND & HAD SO MUCH FUN BUT STILL HAVEN'T RECOVERED SLEEP- <BR> <BR> TODAY MY MIND IS MOTIVATED BUT MY BODY IS NOT- I REALLY HAVE TO START GETTING SERIOUS ABOUT EXERCISING- I DIDN'T EXERCISE ALL WEEK & ATE FAST FOOD & STILL MANAGED TO LOSE 1/2 POUND- IT WAS THAT TIME OF THE MONTH SO I JUST DIDN'T CARE- THIS PROBALY CONTRIBUTED TO MY TIREDNESS <BR> <BR> I FINALL... Tue, 12 Feb 2008 15:35:19 EST PICTURES http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=974703 WELL I FINALLY FIGURED OUT HOW TO UPLOAD MY PICTURES TO MY PAGE SO NOW YOU CAN ALL SEE WHO YOU ARE TALKING TO <BR> <BR> HOPEFULLY SOON I WILL BE ABLE TO PUT SOME OF ME THAT ARE SKINNIER & SEXIER <BR> <BR> THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO SUBSCRIBED TO MY BLOG- THANKS FOR CARING ABOUT ME & TAKING INTEREST- IT REALLY MEANS ALOT & IS GREATLY APPRECIATED. <BR> <BR> MUCH LOVE, MELANIE Thu, 31 Jan 2008 10:32:41 EST THOUGHT FOR THE DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=938489 NEVER PART WITHOUT LOVING WORDS TO THINK OF DURING YOUR ABSENCE. <BR> IT MAY BE THAT YOU WILL NOT MEET AGAIN IN THIS LIFE. Fri, 18 Jan 2008 17:37:59 EST BEING DEFEATED IS ONLY TEMPORARY BUT GIVING UP MAKES IT PERMANENT!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=937621 MANY OF LIFE'S FAILURES WERE BY THOSE WHO DID NOT REALIZE HOW CLOSE THEY WERE TO SUCCESS WHEN THEY GAVE UP- <BR> <BR> I WILL NEVER GIVE UP CAUSE BEING DEFEATED IS ONLY TEMPORARY BUT GIVING UP MAKES IT PERMANENT!! <BR> <BR> I WAS NOT BORN TO FAIL!! <BR> <BR> I WILL SUCCEED!!! Fri, 18 Jan 2008 12:06:03 EST NUTRIONIST VISIT/ EXCITEMENT http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=937262 I AM SO EXCITED!! I LOST 3 MORE POUNDS- I AM NOW 203 WHICH IS NOT WHERE I WANT TO BE BUT NEXT WEEK HOPEFULLY I WILL BE BELOW 200 WHICH IS MY GOAL- I AM EXCITED BECAUSE I AM SEEING RESULTS FROM THIS LIFESTYLE CHANGE- I STILL EAT EVERYTHING I WANT, I JUST DO IT WITH PORTION CONTROL & STAY WITHIN MY CALORIE LIMITS. <BR> <BR> I SAW THE NUTRIONIST TODAY-HER NAME IS BEKAH- SHE WAS VERY HELPFUL & MOTIVATING- SHE TOLD ME THAT I AM ON THE RIGHT TRACK & TO KEEP DOING EVERYTHING I AM DOING- THAT MAKES ... Fri, 18 Jan 2008 10:09:25 EST SPIRITUAL FOOD IS MORE IMPORTANT TO MY HEALTH http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=924270 I AM ALSO COMMITTED TO NOT FORGETTING TO TAKE IN MY SPIRITUAL FOOD TODAY WHICH IS WAY MORE IMPORTANT THAN MY PHYSICAL FOOD FOR WITHOUT IT I WILL BE SPIRITUALLY WEAK & THAT IS WAY WORSE THAN BEING HUNGRY PHYSICALLY!! <BR> I WILL READ AT LEAST 4 PAGES OF THE BIBLE TODAY TO REMIND MYSELF OF MY TRUE PURPOSE IN LIFE & THAT IS TO REFLECT MY HEAVENLY FATHER & MAKE HIM PROUD!! <BR> Mon, 14 Jan 2008 14:17:47 EST MY GOAL FOR TODAY & EVERYDAY FROM NOW ON!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=924240 I AM GOING TO WELCOME THIS DAY WITH A SMILE & PRAYER & LOOK ON THIS DAY AS A GIFT FROM MY CREATOR- ANOTHER GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY TO COMPLETE WHAT I WAS UNABLE TO FINISH YESTERDAY. <BR> <BR> I WILL BUILD THIS DAY ON PLEASANT THOUGHTS & REMIND MYSELF THAT I AM A CREATURE OF GOD & HAVE THE POWER TO ACHIEVE ANYTHING BY LIFTING UP MY THOUGHTS & STAYING POSITIVE.I WILL BE MASTER OF MY EMOTIONS TODAY!! <BR> <BR> I WILL TAKE ACTION NOW, TODAY!!! NOT TOMMORROW, FOR TOMMORROW IS RESERVED FOR THE LABOR... Mon, 14 Jan 2008 14:10:24 EST MOTIVATION & INSPIRATION http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=912602 ALWAYS SEEK OUT THE SEED OF TRIUMPH IN EVERY ADVERSITY. ALWAYS DO YOUR BEST. WHAT YOU PLANT NOW, YOU WILL HARVEST LATER. <BR> <BR> Never neglect the little things. Never skimp on that extra effort, that additional few minutes, that soft word of praise or thanks, that delivery of the very best that you can do. It does not matter what others think, it is of prime importance, however, what you think about you. You can never do your best, which should always be your trademark, if you are cutting... Thu, 10 Jan 2008 16:42:57 EST