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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts My Story
Sunday, August 14, 2016      45 comments

1. What brought you to SparkPeople? I was at 460 pounds and bedridden. My back had herniated, slipped, and protruding disks with pinched nerve bundles. My knees needed replaced. I had fibromyalgia and arthritis, low thyroid and diabetes... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Active Team For Those Wanting To Lose 100 or More Pounds
Sunday, August 14, 2016      25 comments

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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Logic, The Diet Mentality and the First Compulsive Bite
Thursday, August 11, 2016      51 comments

I actually feel free of that old diet mentality for a change. What did you eat? How many calories? Count them again! Better be sure! What do you have left? What if you go over? Oh, you'll probably go over! You might as well give it up no... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Regain and the Importance of Persistence
Tuesday, August 02, 2016      158 comments

Regain is NORMAL. No, you are not destined to fail and gain it all back the minute you start going up... I've maintained over a 200 pound plus weight... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Negative Nellies- Just Say NO!
Saturday, July 30, 2016      153 comments

Why is it that when you need friends and family to be supportive about your weight loss plans, they are the least supportive of all? Maybe these Negative Nellies do not want to see you succeed really. Have you heard about crabs in a bucket? I... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Get Ready, Set, Go!
Thursday, July 28, 2016      77 comments

Not tomorrow, now! Why even wait until tomorrow when you can start your new lifestyle right now? I know, because you have to eat up all the food in the house that you can't have on a diet. You have to go get in all those lasts... but they ne... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Haters Hate
Sunday, July 17, 2016      61 comments

Haters hate At people's weight They just don't see Inside of me I want to hide I just could cry Where did happy go? Haters hate But it's too late I've seen the light And have the right To be just what You never thought I think I'm a butterfly!... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts I'm already HUGE, so why bother? It never gets better.
Friday, July 15, 2016      219 comments

I used to feel that way and STILL have those days! At 460 pounds, I honestly thought that something was so wrong with my body that I was totally incapable of losing weight. Yes, I dieted. It never worked for long, if at all. I have low thyro... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Moderation
Tuesday, July 12, 2016      62 comments

One of my favorite quotes used to be "Everything in excess, moderation is for monks." I thought to myself that I should squeeze the juice out of live and really live. Yes, I was right, but in doing so, I was killing myself. Some things, l... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts The U Turn- Emotional Eating/ Binge Eating
Saturday, July 09, 2016      77 comments

I have a ton to say on the subject. I noticed most wait til the next day to start fresh. I like to start fresh at the next meal, rather than the next day and it saves hundreds to thousands of calories! Think of it like a GPS in your car. If ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Emotional Eating
Friday, July 08, 2016      128 comments

I think most of us have the emotional eating issue. The emotions don't seem to discriminate either. If happy, eat to celebrate. If sad, eat to soothe.... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Why There Is No On or Off The Wagon
Tuesday, June 14, 2016      202 comments

Keep your plan going... It's not something you can really ge... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts "Just" Makes a Huge Difference in Weight
Sunday, June 12, 2016      160 comments

I've noticed that I use the word "just" a lot. Well, I just had a bagel for breakfast. I just had soup and salad for lunch. I just... Everytime I use the word "just" without actually looking at my tracker first, I go way over. "Just" causes... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Getting Started Again
Saturday, June 11, 2016      224 comments

I've been on this journey for 10 years now with great results. Slow results. But, I have discovered that people are just as amazed when you lose and maintain 200 plus pounds in 10 years as in 2-3. I think I'm ready to move on from maintaini... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Cleaning Up My Spark
Tuesday, June 07, 2016      61 comments

I've recently cleaned up my page a bit and gotten rid of the dead SparkFriend accounts that were on it. If I erased you by mistake, I apologize, just send me a sparkmail. Some of the accounts had been dead since 2012! Long process. I wanted ... Read more

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