2016 January 2...A New Year Begins
2016 Came in with an underwhelming splat. Just before Christmas, I managed to contract poison oak, shingles and hives all at the same time. As if that was not enough to deal with, I woke up on Christmas Eve with a raging sinus infection. I had ... Read more
I Won't Be The Fat Friend
My best friend lives 30 miles away and we don't get to see each other as often as we'd like. We have always been the very close to the same weight and body shape. And, though we both had the desire to change, I still felt comfortable knowing t... Read more
Week 3 Recap (part 2). My week from H-E-Double Hockey Sticks
Driving a school bus is a new experience for me and I took over a route for a driver who was leaving after having had this route for 6 years. These kids grew up with Mr. Bob and did not take well to the change.
I've been able to handle t... Read more
8 Week/ 1% Challenge- Week 4 Recap
Allergy attacks, a 4 day headache, a junior high race riot on the school bus, elementary kids in an uproar, and 4 bomb threats.....the past week was horrible even on it's best day. All that and a 2 pound weight gain to put the cherry on top!
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8 Week/ 1% Challenge - Week 3 Recap
I am completely ...(okay, maybe not COMPLETELY)...devastated by my scale this week.
I thought I was ... Read more
8 Week/ 1% Challenge - Week 2 Recap
I am mre than disappointed to end my second week with the scale returning me to my starting weight of 205. ... Read more
8 WEEK / 1% CHALLENGE.....WEEK 1
This morning I weighed in as planned to find my weight at 203.2. My goal was to hit 203; I had actually done that 2 days ago. I'm considering this a GOAL MET because I need to just to keep my motivation up. Tomorrow, I will be participating i... Read more
Tonight I had the joy of attending another formal affair for the USAF. I spent the afternoon primping and preening, curling the hair, applying the makeup and finally dressing just minutes before leaving for the event. Every piece of my outfit ... Read more
My Anniversary Challenge...8 Weeks @ 1% Each
It occurred to me that, as of today (April 13, 2012), I am a mere 8 weeks from my 6th anniversary here on Sparks. Achievements gained over the years include training and participating in several 5k, 10k and half marathon races. This is saying ... Read more
Hot Totties Rock!
Today I finished the Rock N Roll Relay with a great friend and team mate, Cat. I started out strong and maintained a 15 minute mile pace for the first four miles. But then, nature called and after exiting the port a pot, I was back in the race... Read more
5:10, Thursday morning. It was an exceptionally foggy morning in the lowlands of Felton as I started my drive to work. Bill had left a few minutes earlier than I had and was a good mile or so ahead of me. Driving eastward on Rt 12, a semi-tru... Read more
HULA HOOP, BATHING SUIT, WEDDING GOWN
Q: WHAT DO THESE 3 ITEMS HAVE IN COMMON?
A: THEY WILL ALL GET ME TO MY GOAL!
I set a very definite goal for myself recently. I am determined to fit in my SIZE 10 weddi... Read more
Pictures Don't Lie
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. If that's true, then this picture is screaming loudly "Get your act together because this is not a healthy weight for you!"
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What's In A Name
For some time I have felt like my user name was not an accurate reflection of the person I am or want to be. The name, Foodgirl, was given to me by one of my vendors when I was cheffing it up in a casino kitchen. It was meant to reflect my tal... Read more
Up and down, up and down. Here I am stuck on that yo yo string with my weight fluctuating between 206 and 203. Just when I have a little hope that I'll finally get out of the 200's, that yo yo hurls me further away. Even though I'm going to t... Read more