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2016 January 2...A New Year Begins
Saturday, January 02, 2016      2 comments

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
Sunday, May 04, 2014      5 comments

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
Tuesday, May 15, 2012      5 comments

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
Monday, May 14, 2012      4 comments

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! ... Read more
8 Week/ 1% Challenge - Week 3 Recap
Saturday, May 05, 2012      2 comments

emoticonI 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
Sunday, April 29, 2012      5 comments

emoticonI am mre than disappointed to end my second week with the scale returning me to my starting weight of 205. ... Read more
Friday, April 20, 2012      5 comments

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
Painful Inspiration
Saturday, April 14, 2012      7 comments

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
Friday, April 13, 2012      7 comments

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!
Sunday, September 04, 2011      17 comments

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
Friday, July 22, 2011      6 comments

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
Monday, June 20, 2011      7 comments

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
Monday, May 30, 2011      10 comments

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!" ... Read more
What's In A Name
Wednesday, February 16, 2011      8 comments

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
Yo Yo--
Monday, February 14, 2011      1 comments

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

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