GENA2030's SparkPeople Blog GENA2030's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community Title Jim, Sent by sonia May 22. <BR> This was sent to me by my best freind that I have know for 40 years now WOW I am old wanted to share it with you all in this team. I hope that you liked it. Hugs Sonia <BR> <BR> A minister passing through his church <BR> In the middle of the day, <BR> <BR> Decided to pause by the altar <BR> And see who had come to pray. <BR> <BR> Just then the back door opened, <BR> A man came down the aisle, <BR> <BR> The minister frowned as he saw <BR> The man hadn't ... Fri, 18 Jul 2008 20:25:58 EST winner's WINNERS take chances. Like everyone else, they fear failing, but they refuse to let fear control them. <BR> WINNERS don't give up. When life gets rough, they hang in until the going gets better. <BR> WINNERS are flexible. They realize there is more than one way and are willing to try others. <BR> WINNERS know they are not perfect. They respect their weaknesses while making the most of their strengths. <BR> WINNERS fall but they don't stay down. They stubbornly refuse to let a fall keep th... Tue, 15 Jul 2008 11:14:30 EST 07-11-2008 Update I've been away for a few months, life is much easier when knowone knows what your up packing on 7LBS in the last 3 months. No I didn't go out of town or on a vacation...It was me being slack on watching what I eat. I was tired on going online to my spark page and keeping up with the calories,ECT... I'm on of those people that if I let my guard down for a few days it's hard for me to recover and get back on track, but here I am, ME in my on personal HALL OF SHAME. No I'm not feeling ... Fri, 11 Jul 2008 19:19:35 EST update when I started this journey my weight toped out at 267lbs. I joined sparkpoeple at 262lbs. The difference with SP is amazing. I actually eat more and don't get hungry before lunch break...WOW what a change !! I'm now down to 244.5lbs. I can honestly say that even a this weight I have more energy. I'm on my feet 8hrs a day and it sometimes takes a toll on my energy level by the end of the day. But now I come home and cook most of the time after work, and feel like cooking!! There's great chang... Thu, 24 Jan 2008 08:53:13 EST something new something new is happening to me..I don't feel discouraged any more. There's a new LIFE over the horizon. It meets me with each passing day, with every pound I lose. The hope that once was lost has now resurfaced into a BRIGHT NEW FUTURE for me. One without embarrassment of what people are thinking when they look at me, or the shame I feel when I see my friends or family that I haven't seen in a while. I'll meet them with a smile of self confidence that they've not seen in years!!! If your fe... Fri, 18 Jan 2008 21:16:48 EST words of encouragement just thought I'd give you an update, Well I've been with SP sence dec25-07,and so far I've manage to lose 15lbs....WooHoo !!!! I love the information it gives. and sence you've joined us you'll find that there's so many people just like you who are willing to jump in and help with any thing that you may ask,or need to know....If we can do it, I just know you can. good luck on your new Journey.And if your a regular to SP,I'm glad you stopped in to visit me. Leave me a message,I'd love to hear ... Wed, 9 Jan 2008 22:47:05 EST Time to change!!!! time has come and went and still I've been stuck in a body that I haven't been happy with in quite some time. But tomarrow is looking more brighter with each passing day because God is on my side and he's let me know that I'm not alone. Hang in there we're on the winning side!! Sun, 30 Dec 2007 17:21:28 EST