SUNSHINE5268's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=SUNSHINE5268 SUNSHINE5268'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/ ***** Six Month Surgery Check up ~ HURT and Angry **** 02/24/15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5882208 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1008768821.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Today 02/24/15 Tuesday I went to see my Surgeon from my Vertical Sleeve Surgery... it was my SIX month check-up and I was very excited to see my Surgeon. <BR> <BR> <BR> I couldn't wait to get to the doctors office as I was so PROUD of my accomplishments! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/8/l686983748.jpg"> <BR> Like yeh!!!!!!!! I finally made it, yahoo!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> I looked... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 01:26:08 EST Credit .... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5880172 Value of Credit .... Using it wisely NOW :-) <BR> <BR> When one is younger.... one thinks that they are INVINCIBLE <BR> <BR> This "was" me = <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l112631007.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1829575822.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> UNTIL............... <BR> <BR> <BR> I woke up and cut up MOST of my cards <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l158832477.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="ht... Sat, 21 Feb 2015 21:41:37 EST 2/13/15 ordered a Conquer Vertical Climber Fitness Climbing Machine http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5875829 Conquer Vertical Climber Fitness Climbing Machine <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1683819029.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1503765789.jpg"> $149 on Amazon.com <BR> <BR> <BR> About 2 months ago I ordered this Power Tower <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l156277981.jpg"> $129 at amazon.com <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>26</em> WHY am I investing in machines for my home? <BR> <BR> To help FIRM u... Sat, 14 Feb 2015 20:43:58 EST 2/14/15 Computer crashed/brought a new one $348 at Walmart *** http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5875816 2/14/15 Computer crashed/brought a new one $348 at Walmart *** <BR> <BR> 3am = no warning.. nothing <em>198</em> ... <BR> <BR> I was watching TV and my computer literally just shut off.. UNTOUCHED... I turned it back on and my windows 7 was suddenly not recognized as a program. I was like OH MY GOD! all my files, photos and desktop files GONE in a matter of seconds. unbelievable. Yes I backed up a few files on occasion by sending the files to yahoo.com email but still... the majo... Sat, 14 Feb 2015 20:06:19 EST 02/02/15 = Day 11 = 19 days May I have some MORE please? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5867824 02/02/15 = Day 11 = 19 days remain. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2117137024.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <em>204</em> Keeping a CLOSER eye on things as <BR> there are only 19 days left until my dr appt. <BR> <BR> <em>128</em> 9:00 a.m. = 2 protein shakes <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/2/l523486155.jpg">Began drinking 16 oz of Pro. Shake = 60 Proteins + 14 carbs total* <BR> <BR> <em>128</em> 10:30 a.m. sunflower seeds (maybe 20 seed... Mon, 2 Feb 2015 11:18:25 EST 02/01/15 = Day 10 (268.8) = 20 days remain http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5867200 02/01/15 = Day 10 (268.8) = 20 days remain. <BR> <em>227</em> TRUE STORY: <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2117137024.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Today, Sunday as I am listening to the Superbowl pre-game show and physically going thru huge plastic lid boxes to find ALL of my bills in preparation to pay them off with my income tax coming soon.... when I was done lifting those heavy bins, I put my hand on my waste to look at my victory work of gathering all of those bill... Sun, 1 Feb 2015 14:20:05 EST Income Tax Time: What will YOU do differently THIS time? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5867026 it is Income Tax Time... what will YOU do differently THIS time around? <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/7/l671684420.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Are you like me that you have your monthly bills and then you have those EXTRA BILLS like credit cards and hospital bills, etc....... <BR> <BR> the EXTRA BILLS... bills that are put aside because you really can't afford to pay on them right now.... <BR> <BR> <BR> and you wonder WHAT am I going to DO with those bills? <BR... Sun, 1 Feb 2015 09:20:35 EST WHO in your life will carry you thru the fire... by Cruisegal55 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5866996 Today, Sunday, I was taking out the time to read my responses to my posts and going to each person's sparkpage to comment on their pages... just to return the favor on how they took out time to read my sparkpage and <BR> low and behold I came across this post on Cruisgal55's sparkpage.... it REALLY made me think about the people in my life.... I hope it will do the same for You... that's why I am sharing it with you know... hoping Cruisegal55 dosent mind too much that I do, hugsssss. <BR> ... Sun, 1 Feb 2015 08:38:59 EST 01/31/15 = Day 9 (269.8) = 21 days remain. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5866406 01/31/15 = Day 9 (269.8) = 21 days remain. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2117137024.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <em>193</em> WEIGHT HISTORY: <BR> <BR> <BR> 01/01/13 = 347.0 lbs = My highest weight ever <BR> <BR> 07/15/14 = 333.0 lbs = Weight PRIOR to surgery <BR> 07/17/14 = 324.8 lbs <BR> 07/18/14 = 322.8 lbs <BR> 07/19/14 = 320.8 lbs <BR> 07/28/14 = VSS <BR> 08/01/14 = 304.4 lbs <BR> 08/11/14 = 302.0 lbs <BR> 08/15/14 = 301.0 lbs <BR> 08/16/14 = 300.2 lbs ... Sat, 31 Jan 2015 09:20:28 EST 01/28/15 = Day 6 = 24 days remain. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5864291 01/28/15 = Day 6 = 24 days remain. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2117137024.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <em>193</em> WEIGHT HISTORY: <BR> <BR> <BR> 01/01/13 = 347.0 lbs = My highest weight ever <BR> <BR> 07/15/14 = 333.0 lbs = Weight PRIOR to surgery <BR> 07/17/14 = 324.8 lbs <BR> 07/18/14 = 322.8 lbs <BR> 07/19/14 = 320.8 lbs <BR> 07/28/14 = VSS <BR> 08/01/14 = 304.4 lbs <BR> 08/11/14 = 302.0 lbs <BR> 08/15/14 = 301.0 lbs <BR> 08/16/14 = 300.2 lbs <BR> ... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 07:57:06 EST 01/27/15 = Day 5 = 25 days remain. POTTY SQUATTY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5863527 01/27/15 = Day 5 = 25 days remain. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2117137024.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <em>193</em> WEIGHT HISTORY: <BR> <BR> <BR> 01/01/13 = 347.0 lbs = My highest weight ever <BR> <BR> 07/15/14 = 333.0 lbs = Weight PRIOR to surgery <BR> 07/17/14 = 324.8 lbs <BR> 07/18/14 = 322.8 lbs <BR> 07/19/14 = 320.8 lbs <BR> 07/28/14 = VSS <BR> 08/01/14 = 304.4 lbs <BR> 08/11/14 = 302.0 lbs <BR> 08/15/14 = 301.0 lbs <BR> 08/16/14 = 300.2 lbs <BR> ... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 07:24:05 EST 01/26/15 = Day 4 = 26 days remain. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5863037 01/26/15 = Day 4 = 26 days remain. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2117137024.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <em>193</em> WEIGHT HISTORY: <BR> <BR> 2013 YR = 347 lbs = highest wt. ever <BR> <BR> 07/15/14 = 333.0 lbs = wt. PRIOR to surgery <BR> 07/17/14 = 324.8 lbs <BR> 07/18/14 = 322.8 lbs <BR> 07/19/14 = 320.8 lbs <BR> 07/28/14 = VSS <BR> 08/01/14 = 304.4 lbs <BR> 08/11/14 = 302.0 lbs <BR> 08/15/14 = 301.0 lbs <BR> 08/16/14 = 300.2 lbs <BR> 08/25/14 = 297.8 l... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:32:22 EST 01/25/15 = Day 3 = 27 days remain HOW did that happen? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5862013 01/25/15 = Day 3 = 27 days remain. HOW did that happen? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2117137024.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <em>193</em> WEIGHT HISTORY: <BR> <BR> 2013 YR = 347 lbs = highest wt. ever <BR> <BR> 07/15/14 = 333.0 lbs = wt. PRIOR to surgery <BR> 07/17/14 = 324.8 lbs <BR> 07/18/14 = 322.8 lbs <BR> 07/19/14 = 320.8 lbs <BR> 07/28/14 = VSS <BR> 08/01/14 = 304.4 lbs <BR> 08/11/14 = 302.0 lbs <BR> 08/15/14 = 301.0 lbs <BR> 08/16/14 = 300.2 lbs <... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 07:43:26 EST 01/24/15 = Day 2 = 28 days remain http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5861478 01/24/15 = Day 2 = 28 days remain (I am blogging everything I do... EVERYTHING!!!) LEARN from the THIN healthy girls at work! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2117137024.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <em>193</em> WEIGHT HISTORY: <BR> <BR> 2013 YR = 347 lbs = highest wt. ever <BR> <BR> 07/15/14 = 333.0 lbs = wt. PRIOR to surgery <BR> 07/17/14 = 324.8 lbs <BR> 07/18/14 = 322.8 lbs <BR> 07/19/14 = 320.8 lbs <BR> 07/28/14 = VSS <BR> 08/01/14 = 304.4 lbs <BR> 08/11/14 =... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 09:45:01 EST 1/23/15 = Day 1 .... 29 days remain http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5860870 <em>249</em> 01/23/15 = Day 1 = 29 days remain <BR> <BR> 7:30am = 16 oz of hot tea + 2 sugar substitutes ... love hot tea in the winter :) <BR> <BR> LUNCH time is a habit now = Thanks to a new routine lunch M-F with the THIN girls at work. <BR> you know the thin girls with the healthy lunches, all portion controlled in their containers, along with their salads and water and protein. <BR> <BR> my worse challenge: AFTER work and today we are going to BREAK that habitual cycle of Improp... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 09:30:36 EST 1/23/15 Starting over ~ Why? 6-Mo VS Surgery F/U on 02/24/15 which is 30 days to get up to par http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5860698 1/23/15 Starting over ~ Why? 6-Month Vertical Sleeve Surgery Follow-Up since 02/24/15 which is 30 days to get up to par before I have to face the surgeon.. lawrd <em>198</em> LOL <BR> <BR> YEP its true. <BR> Was checking my calendar and low and behold I saw my 6-month surgery follow up date to meet with the surgeon and blood work would be performed on that day.. appt. date: 01/24/15 and I was like oh hell noooooooooooooooo. I called up the surgeon's office and RE-SCHEDULED that appt. t... Fri, 23 Jan 2015 01:48:12 EST What is a Narcissist? Always wanted to know that & found out LOL http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5859476 What is a Narcissist? Always wanted to know that & found out LOL <BR> <BR> What is: Narcissistic Personality Disorder By Kendra Cherry Psychology Expert <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l158209885.jpg"> <BR> <BR> As defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is a pervasive disorder characterized by symptoms that include grandiosity, an exaggerated sense of self-importance and a lack of ... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 11:47:33 EST NOT everything that is FREE is worth it.... TY everyone for your support, hugs http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5859436 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/1/l61282145.jpg"> Thank you everyone for your support in my journey... just wanted to say that sincerely, hugsssssssssssss <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>237</em> Yesterday I got a free 3-day pass to 24-hr Fitness gym. <BR> Reason: I wanted to try out their aqua areobic classes <BR> girlllllllllllllll the womens locker room was FREEZINGGGGG as I changed into my swimsuit and I asked two ladies is it always this cold? They said yessssssssssss... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 10:44:03 EST Unable to finish 48 day ... Hope U are having better luck http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5858031 Unable to finish 48 day ... <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>24</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Hope U are having better luck <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/9/l590646344.jpg"> Mon, 19 Jan 2015 15:28:34 EST *** WHY THIN WOMEN ARE HATED …….. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5853168 *** WHY THIN WOMEN ARE HATED …….. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1843205901.jpg"> ugh! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1700566804.jpg"> <BR> <BR> BECAUSE MAYBE just "MAYBE" THE HEALTHY thin ONES <BR> <BR> ARE “IN” CONTROL of their eating!!!!!!!!!!!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> And maybe, just maybe we are envious of them because <BR> <BR> SOME OF US .... WE ARE "NOT" IN AS MUCH CONTROL <BR> <BR> AS WE WANT <BR> <BR> OR <BR> <B... Tue, 13 Jan 2015 01:26:50 EST LUNCH WITH THE “THIN GIRLS” ~ THE OBSERVATION EXPERIMENT http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5853124 LUNCH WITH THE REALLY “THIN GIRLS” ~ THE OBSERVATION EXPERIMENT <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l10436068.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Today, 01/12/15 I decided to LEAVE my comfort zone and eat lunch with the really THIN girls at work. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/6/l662191557.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1604520473.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/8/l287509590.jpg"... Mon, 12 Jan 2015 23:43:19 EST WHO REALLY CARES ABOUT ANIMALS ??????????? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5849195 <BR> venting............................ <BR> <BR> <BR> WHO REALLY CARES ABOUT ANIMALS ??????????? <em>200</em> <BR> <BR> I live in Colorado springs, Colorado. <BR> I reported my neighbors to the Humane Society for leaving their 3 dogs OUT in the freezing Colorado winter cold.... its INhumane I tell ya. <BR> <BR> I called the next day to follow up on the complaint and they said they went out there and investigated and the charge was UNFOUNDED! <BR> <BR> I said what? and then I as... Thu, 8 Jan 2015 05:39:20 EST 01/08/15 = Day 8 of 48 days (thoughts) You can do anything in 48 days http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5849154 01/08/15 = Day 8 of 48 days (thoughts) You can do anything in 48 days <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/6/l46941154.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> I can't believe I made it to day 8 and I only have 40 more days to go and it makes me happy because I am believing more and more that you really CAN do anything in 48 days <em>104</em> <BR> <BR> I am really happy because well... ummm... I usually quit on myself with challenges on keeping commitments but not this ti... Thu, 8 Jan 2015 03:28:36 EST 01/07/15 = Day 7 of 48 days (Emesis) You can do anything in 48 days http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5848751 01/07/15 = Day 7 of 48 days (Emesis) You can do anything in 48 days <BR> <BR> Emesis means: throwing up <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/9/l897223226.jpg"> <BR> <BR> and yes it happened at work. <BR> <BR> <BR> WHEN will I learn HOW to eat and to MEASURE my allowable cup of food instead of eating OVER a cup of food and having THIS HAPPEN: <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/2/l420475600.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> It IS an on-going struggle.... <img src="http://pho... Wed, 7 Jan 2015 15:58:50 EST 01/06/15 = Day 6 of 48 days. LIQUIDS (you can do anything in 48 days) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5847779 01/06/15 = Day 6 of 48 days (you can do anything in 48 days) <BR> <BR> GOAL = get MORE fluids in my body <BR> <BR> 7:30am = 8 oz = water <BR> 9:30am = 8 oz = soda <BR> 1:00pm = 15 oz = ckn noodle soup + sunflower seeds for CHEWING need:) <BR> 3:00pm = 8 oz = eatable liquids = Sugar free Jello = like 20 calories <BR> 3:00PM = 8 oz = water added to the protein shake <BR> <BR> <BR> Cals 320 <BR> Fat 19 <BR> Carbs 25 <BR> Prot 14 <BR> <BR> SOUP, CHICKEN NOODLE, GV, BLUE CAN, 1 CAN = 150 CA... Tue, 6 Jan 2015 14:51:06 EST 01/5/15 = Day 5 of a 48 day challenge ~ MY BIGGEST OBSTACLE!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5846896 01/05/15 = Day 5 of 48 days (you can do anything in 48 days) <BR> <BR> MY MOST DIFFICULT CHALLENGE ON THIS 48 DAY CHALLENGE IS = <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/0/l500560588.jpg"> = 64 oz per day <em>198</em> <BR> <BR> These people have LOST their minds to think a human being like myself could drink THAT much water in a 24 hour period.... I mean come on!!!! I am never that thirsty and dont wanna drink that much fluids for cryin' out loud.... seriously.... t... Mon, 5 Jan 2015 18:02:19 EST 01/02/15 = DAY 2 of 48 days ( you can do anything in 48 days) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5843677 <BR> 01/02/15 = Day 2 of 48 days (you can do anything in 48 days) <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>26</em> 01/01/15 New Years Day... what are YOU going to do differently? ....... <BR> <BR> YOU can do anything in 48 days <BR> <BR> TIME LEFT ON THIS CHALLENGE = 01/01/15 to 02/18/15 = 48 DAYS *********** <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>104</em> 01/01/15 = Day 1 with 48 days to go <em>193</em> 277.0 LBS ON 01/01/15 <BR> <em>104</em> 01/02/15 = Day 2 with 47 days to go <em>193</em> 274.4 LBS O... Fri, 2 Jan 2015 09:08:55 EST 1/1/15 DO the RIGHT THING! 48 days left... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5842493 <em>26</em> Today is 01/01/15 New Years Day... what are YOU going to do differently to reach YOUR goals? <BR> <BR> <em>26</em> You have exactly 48 days left in your challenge to reach YOUR goals, do the RIGHT thing! <BR> <BR> THAT is what I asked myself this morning at 4am on New Years Day and I know what I have to put in place Immediately, no more procrastinations, no more excuses.... I know what I must do.... <BR> <BR> Do the RIGHT THING <em>30</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> Take a qu... Thu, 1 Jan 2015 06:07:16 EST HOW can people pay Retail 4 FOOD & still live? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5839277 HOW can people pay Retail price for FOOD and still have money to live? <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l136943454.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I went to a Supermarket called SAFEWAY that I had not gone to in years because I remember how HIGH their food and other items were..... its like walking INTO a store dedicated to the RICH and FAMOUS.... but it was a regular store. <BR> <BR> what I do NOT understand is HOW can people afford to shop here? <em>40</em> <BR> <BR> ... Sat, 27 Dec 2014 11:29:37 EST Oil as a make-up removal = sleep LOL http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5839266 hi everyone, <BR> <BR> and HAPPY Saturday, yeh!!!!!!!!!!!!! <em>104</em> <BR> <BR> Glad we made it thru the holiday <em>104</em> <BR> <BR> it is Saturday and I am sleepy.... why? because I watched a YouTube video on how to remove makeup and make ones eyebrows and lashes grow longer at the same time... how? by using coconut oil to remove make up which also moisturizes the eyebrows and lashes. <BR> <BR> problem: putting oil on my eyes or eye area = makes me soooo immediately sleepy... Sat, 27 Dec 2014 10:57:08 EST $10 GET A 24 LB TURKEY ROASTER OVEN FOR $10 AT WALMART ONLINE for real http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5836535 12/21 = $10 ~ no joke ~ GET A 24 LB TURKEY ROASTER OVEN FOR $10 AT WALMART ONLINE for real <BR> <BR> no JOKE! <BR> <BR> I went online to shop at Walmart.com to shop for last minute Christmas gifts and I typed in Roaster Oven. <BR> <BR> <BR> At first I clicked on a 19-lb RIVAL Turkey Roaster Oven.... but I didn't like that it did NOT have a separate pan to pull out when the Turkey is done, so that means you have to carry the WHOLE pan to the sink or toilet bowl to empty it and by whole pa... Sun, 21 Dec 2014 21:41:26 EST Tips for cutting back on sodium, How much u need & Effects of Salt on your body http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5836159 <em>26</em> Tips for cutting back on sodium, how much u need and the Effect of Salt on the body <BR> <BR> * Hope this info. is useful ~ I added photos <em>388</em> as I am a visual learner :) .... Enjoy! <BR> <BR> <em>141</em> Sodium: How to tame your salt habit <BR> Find out how much sodium you really need, what high-sodium foods to avoid, and ways to prepare and serve foods without adding sodium. By Mayo Clinic Staff <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/nu<B... Sun, 21 Dec 2014 03:56:35 EST MY Christmas present arrived, Power Tower, here it is, yeh!!!!!!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5835117 MY Christmas present arrived, Power Tower, here it is, yeh!!!!!!!!!! <BR> <BR> I TRULY believe THIS will get me OUT of my slump and INSPIRE me to strength train <em>334</em> Something FUN to do, yeh!!!! <em>224</em> <BR> <BR> <em>355</em> There are NO LIMITS to what we can do no matter our age. <BR> <BR> Trust & BELIEVE that! <em>104</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Weider Power Tower by Weider <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l141180355... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:33:19 EST My Eating Disorder = No longer in denial = I have an eating disorder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5834842 12/18/14 = My Eating Disorder = I am no longer in denial that I have an eating disorder. I thought some how that because I had the vertical sleeve surgery that SOMEHOW my eating disorder of Volume Eating at each sitting would go away.... Nope! <BR> <BR> THATS why I am still struggling in my journey... ding, ding, ding the LIGHT <em>189</em> finally came on <em>198</em> .. it makes sense now, wow! <em>40</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> I did some research today and I learned tha... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:16:08 EST Emergency Oral Surgery: Abscess, Root canal, crowns = Oral Surgery Jade Dental 12/12/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5832310 12/11/14 Emergency Dental Appt: Diagnosis: Abscess, Root canal, crowns ad Oral Surgery on 12/12/14 @ Jade Dental = Happy Dentist day 12/12/14 <BR> <BR> Dentist: Dr. James (Jim) Kalhorn D.D.S. <BR> Office Location: Jade Dental Professionals 703 N. Tejon Suite A, Colorado Springs, CO 80903 Tel. 719-633-0770 <BR> Professional, COMPASSIONATE, Outstanding customer service by ALL the staff and the amazingly understanding of the financial receptionist: Pat... the first person I met when I came ... Sat, 13 Dec 2014 09:17:22 EST Fear of the Dentist ... day 3 of mild achy pain... lawrd http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5830083 Fear of the Dentist ... day 3 of mild achy pain... lawrd <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2122749696.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/0/l803107518.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l208716762.jpg"> YES it is true, I don't wanna go to the dentist. Dentist to me = means FEAR and PAIN and I don't wanna go. <BR> <BR> <BR> with each day that passes by with me taking Ibruprohen and that gel tha... Tue, 9 Dec 2014 06:04:21 EST Weight Check Update: 12/08/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5829562 <em>193</em> <em>193</em> WT CHECK UPDATE 12/08/14 <BR> <BR> 2013 YR = 347 lbs = my highest weight ever <BR> <BR> <BR> 07/15/14 = 333 lbs starting weight <BR> 07/17/14 = 324.8 lbs <BR> 07/18/14 = 322.8 lbs <BR> 07/19/14 = 320.8 lbs <BR> 07/28/14 = VSS <BR> 08/01/14 = 304.4 lbs <BR> 08/11/14 = 302.0 lbs <BR> 08/15/14 = 301.0 lbs <BR> 08/16/14 = 300.2 lbs <BR> 08/25/14 = 297.8 lbs <BR> 08/30/14 = 295.8 lbs <BR> 09/09/14 = 295.0 lbs <BR> 09/10/14 = 294.8 lbs <BR> 09/11/14 =... Mon, 8 Dec 2014 09:31:46 EST lawrd STOP with the tootsie rolls.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5826696 Lawrd <em>227</em> with the tootsie rolls for cryin' out loud! <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1997511814.jpg"> <BR> <BR> they are sooooooooooooo delicious .... just stop the madness! <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/3/9/l398476241.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Step away from the Tootsie rolls woman!!!!!!!!!!!!! LOL <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> okay just had to vent and confess that LOL Tue, 2 Dec 2014 23:25:33 EST Thanksgiving is Over ~ now what? Back on Track ******* http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5824746 Day 1 = 11/29/14 = Thanksgiving is Over ~ now what? Back on Track ******* <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1768983057.jpg">Thanksgiving is Over <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1007127605.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l179119452.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <em>38</em> What now? <BR> <BR> Time to get BACK on Track! <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/2/l522067147.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Kee... Sat, 29 Nov 2014 14:28:23 EST CRAP talk during the Holidays .................. keepin it real here :) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5821972 WEIGHT & CRAP TALK <em>43</em> <BR> CRAP talk during the Holidays .................. ... <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1947175432.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> In the spirit of keepin' things real..... let me share this with you <BR> I do weigh myself <em>193</em> almost daily or every other day EVEN though it is the holiday season.... <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2118196352.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> WHY <em>38</em> <BR> <BR> Because altho... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:56:16 EST Iggy Azalea won 2 AMA awards and thanked T.I. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5821931 Iggy Azalea won 2 awards and thanked T.I. in American Music Awards (AMA) tonight <BR> <BR> 1. Best Hip Hop Album <BR> 2. Favorite Hip Hop Artist <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1302610855.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/4/l440974799.jpg"> <BR> <BR> WHY do I like her so much? <BR> Because she is from Australia, she came to America at age 16 with no family and she got talked about so much in the media, because she is a white f... Sun, 23 Nov 2014 23:19:53 EST I brought my 1st EVER white xmas tree today, yeh!!!!!!!!!!!!! 11/22/14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5821424 <em>460</em> Name of the tree: Holiday Time Non-Lit 6.5' Jackson Christmas Tree, White <BR> <em>445</em> Price = ONLY $40.00 and it comes in white OR green. <BR> <em>447</em> Location of purchase = Wal-Mart <BR> <BR> <BR> yes, I brought my first EVER white xmas tree <em>446</em> today at walmart <em>104</em> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1297259687.jpg"> <BR> <BR> 11/22/14 Saturday evening for ONLY $40.00 wow!!!!!!!!!!! <em>244</em> <... Sun, 23 Nov 2014 03:22:20 EST Fever in Dogs .......11/21/14 = 99.0 temperature in my baby, yeh! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5820931 *** I did this research because when I brought my dogs in to get their 3-year rabies shot, ONE of my dogs had a fever :( <BR> They got their shots but I was still worried so when I came home I gave the dog a HALF of a HALF of a baby aspirin. like you cut it in half and then cut it in half again. I had to do Something for my baby, hugs. <BR> <BR> <em>410</em> UPDATE: 11/21/14 = I went to Walmart and brought THIS Thermometer that can be used under the tongue OR rectally or under the ar... Sat, 22 Nov 2014 02:48:06 EST Taking your Dog's temperature http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5820925 Taking your dog's temperature <em>338</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> http://www.pedigree.com/all-things-dog/a<BR>rticle-library/how-to-take-your-dog-s-<BR>temperature-.aspx <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1614126232.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l197203803.jpg"> = they run $39.99 <em>40</em> <BR> <BR> When used properly, ear thermometers are a reliable and less invasive way to take your dog's temperature. An ear thermom... Sat, 22 Nov 2014 02:09:34 EST What are your plans for: Thanksgivng and Xmas? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5820393 What are your plans for: Thanksgivng <em>429</em> and Xmas? <em>446</em> ** <BR> <BR> <BR> Thanksgiving plans = <BR> <BR> * I plan to go to Walmart on Thanksgiving Day <BR> <BR> and stand IN line @ 4pm for the 6pm Black Friday sale that begins at 6pm. <BR> <BR> WHY? <BR> <BR> For a 50-inch Emerson Television that is on sale for $218.00 <em>40</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1929320201.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http:/... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 23:59:43 EST 6 Weeks to Sleeveless/Sexy ARMS ************ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5819228 <em>215</em> Six Weeks to Sleeveless and Sexy ARMS: <BR> The 5-Step Plan to Sleek, Strong, and Sculpted Arms <BR> <BR> by JJ Virgin Ph.D. CNS <BR> <BR> <em>272</em> Click on link to see ARM exercises: <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=ponAvc5E_Qs </link> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1769423761.jpg"> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 23:46:23 EST The Human Body can only tolerate ONE teaspoon of sugar in it http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5819036 The Human Body can only tolerate ONE teaspoon of sugar in it and anything AFTER one teaspoon of sugar in the body is STORED AS FAT. <BR> <BR> <BR> Watch this INTERESTING video :) <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=yVsA5Fk-_Ig </link> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:02:34 EST yep it is ONE degrees in colorado... no joke http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5815862 yes it is ONE degrees in Colorado springs, Colorado, WOW! <BR> <BR> <BR> Time: 9:28pm on 11/12/14 <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1050301235.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Wed, 12 Nov 2014 23:28:30 EST Not on a 6 oz food container diet.... hugsssssssssss http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5814882 <BR> <BR> <em>227</em> this post is very detailed, proceed with caution... don't wanna gross anyone out <BR> <BR> <BR> A friend of mines congratulated me for doing the 6 oz diet.... she misunderstood..... here is my explanation... <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> ************************************ <em>368</em> **************************************** <BR> <BR> by the way... ummmm... <em>479</em> I am not on a 6 ounce food container diet. <em>479</em> <BR> <BR> the 6 oz. food... Tue, 11 Nov 2014 12:04:05 EST WT CHECK UPDATE 11/10/14 Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5814223 WT CHECK UPDATE 11/10/14 Monday <BR> <BR> 2013 YR = 347 lbs = my highest weight ever <BR> <BR> <BR> 07/15/14 = 333 lbs starting weight <BR> 07/17/14 = 324.8 lbs <BR> 07/18/14 = 322.8 lbs <BR> 07/19/14 = 320.8 lbs <BR> 07/28/14 = VSS <BR> 08/01/14 = 304.4 lbs <BR> 08/11/14 = 302.0 lbs <BR> 08/15/14 = 301.0 lbs <BR> 08/16/14 = 300.2 lbs <BR> 08/25/14 = 297.8 lbs <BR> 08/30/14 = 295.8 lbs <BR> 09/09/14 = 295.0 lbs <BR> 09/10/14 = 294.8 lbs <BR> 09/11/14 = 293.2 lbs... Mon, 10 Nov 2014 12:04:49 EST