KBOSTON54's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=KBOSTON54 KBOSTON54'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/ Happy New Year!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5182385 Happy New Year!! The Holidays are over and another year is done! And once again we’re at that time of the year when we all start making New Year resolutions for things in our lives that we know we need to change but have not got around too. I can’t tell you how many New Years have I said that this is the year I do something about my weight? That this is the year I start becoming an active participant in my life instead of just a spectator? Since college, and for those that know how old I am, ... Mon, 31 Dec 2012 14:38:48 EST Hooray for the Holidays! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5156192 This time of year is always so joyful festive and the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays are such a wonderful time full of Family, Friends and of course Food. And in my family, our tradition has always been the more of all these things is always better. Everyone’s houses are decorated from top to bottom with lights and tinsel and bows, and every oven is working overtime cranking out holiday treats. I think I gain weight just thinking about it. <BR> We also have a great tradition of gaining ... Tue, 4 Dec 2012 16:57:28 EST I need Sun!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5151722 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1158038574.jpg">The last six months or so have definitely had their share of struggles and challenges to overcome, but it seems these last few weeks have been the most difficult for me. I’ve been searching, trying to find out a reason for the change of mood and drive I’ve been experiencing, but nothing seems to add up. At first I thought it was just due to the normal burnout or boredom I typically feel after trying to lose weight for a while... Fri, 30 Nov 2012 13:54:52 EST The Journey Begins!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5150773 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/8/l685458500.jpg">During the summer of 2011 I was lucky enough to get to go on a dream vacation to Disney World with my family and my 11 year old nephew. We spent months planning where’d we go and what we’d see. Before we left we knew all the rides we wanted to go on, I thought the anticipation was going to kill us! <BR> <BR> But things were very different then we had planned once I got there. At 350 pounds I was not suited for walking all day... Thu, 29 Nov 2012 15:56:48 EST