OKIE30's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=OKIE30 OKIE30'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/ Hello everyone! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5418355 I'm thirty, now! Thanks so much for the Birthday wishes! I haven't written a blog, in a long time! Well, I'm traveling to Nigeria, on the 15th of July and I'll be back on the 8th of August. Be well. <BR> <BR> Okie Thu, 11 Jul 2013 22:53:48 EST Defining Doctor's Visit! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5395472 Well, I just got back, from the Doctor's. I weighed in at 315lbs. That is way too much! I see the doctor on 7/3/2013, so we'll see what the scale says. <BR> <BR> My highest weight (ever) was 330lbs. I am never gonna weigh that much, again. I am dead serious about this! I don't ever want to be that close to 400lbs again! <BR> <BR> I owe it to myself, to do the best for my body. I am ready, for this challenge. I accept it, willingly, as there's no other alternative. <BR> <BR> Okie Wed, 19 Jun 2013 18:00:34 EST Weekend Warblings! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5392081 I had a nice weekend. I gave my Dad, a watch and a card. He was very appreciative. I offered to pay for Brunch, but being a gentleman, he declined my offer. I have a Doctor's appointment on Wednesday, so I'll blog about it, on Wednesday or Thursday. Mon, 17 Jun 2013 13:33:53 EST Naysayers are not welcome! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5387190 Hello everyone! I'm mad at my parents, right now. We've never had that good of a relationship, but it is what it is. My mother and father disapprove of the South Beach Diet Lifestyle. They don't agree, with it, because it says to eat six times a day. They think that's too much. I would be cool with that, if it wasn't for the fact, that I've done this diet before and they saw me lose weight on it. I don't know what the big deal is, as I agreed to give $100 to my Mom, for staying in her ... Wed, 12 Jun 2013 17:31:11 EST Slacker Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5383372 Hello, Sparkpeeps! I had a good day, yesterday. It would have been better, had I gotten all of my security deposit back! I left that apartment cleaner, than I found it! I got 120 dollars out of 300 deducted from me. I guess I gotta be happy, that I got money. I plan to use the money to do my hair, and take my Pops out to dinner, next Sunday. <BR> <BR> I am on Day 9, of Phase 2! I will start adding back one more fruit, on the 15th of June. I am proud of myself, for sticking with the p... Sun, 9 Jun 2013 12:35:40 EST Juking in June http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5382644 June Goals <BR> <BR> --I plan to lose ten pounds in June. <BR> ---I will drink eight glasses of water. <BR> ---I will allow myself, one cheat day, eating properly the rest of the time. <BR> ---I will meditate and read the Bible daily. <BR> <BR> I will comment on whether or not, I reach my goals, on July 8, the day before my thirtieth Birthday. <BR> <BR> Sat, 8 Jun 2013 17:13:01 EST Frilly Friday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5381376 Hello, SparkNation! It has been a busy, but good week. I didn't get the job, but I know that God has my back! I completed Phase 2, Week 1 of SBD and it hasn't been too tough. Thank you to all my friends for your support! <BR> <BR> The birthday party was so fun! I rapped, danced and sang at Karaoke. It was a fun Saturday night! I may be traveling soon to Nigeria. Here's hoping I stay on plan! Fri, 7 Jun 2013 11:20:42 EST Starting the second leg of the South Beach Diet! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5374142 I completed Phase 1, today. I also had a job interview, today. The interview, went well. I will find out, on Monday afternoon, if I'll be invited to showcase my teaching skills. I should know, by the end of next week, if the job belongs to me! <BR> <BR> Phase 1, wasn't too tough. Instead of going to the movies, I decided to reward myself, with two books. One is a romance novel. The other book is about weight loss. I can't wait, till the books arrive! <BR> <BR> I am going to a friend... Fri, 31 May 2013 23:35:52 EST Starting South Beach Diet http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5360233 Like the title says, I am starting the South Beach Diet! Today is Day 1, Phase 1! I woke up late, today, but I will get in all of my meals, no matter what. The South Beach Diet works well, but Phase 1 is brutal. I just need to remind myself, that it's only for two weeks, and that I have a great treat at the end. I will be rewarding myself, with a trip to the movies! I am going to go see "The Great Gatsby" on June 1, the day after Phase 1 ends. I am determined to lose this weight, as it... Sat, 18 May 2013 13:13:03 EST