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Tuesday, June 14, 2016      8 comments

HOW stands for Honesty, Open-mindedness, and Willingness. All things that I desperately need on my weight loss/fitness journey. I am fortunate to have found a place to learn to develop these qualities--OA HOW. OA HOW is a movement in Overeater... Read more
Been MIA But Back
Tuesday, May 31, 2016      11 comments

A few weeks ago I posted on my activity feed that I had gotten sick and had to call 911. I later posted a thank you for the love and support. Since that time I have been pretty much MIA other than my Jawbone fitness tracker uploading my steps. ... Read more
New Phase of My Journey
Monday, May 02, 2016      5 comments

This weight loss journey has truly been difficult. I may be embarking on the most difficult part of it. I am excited and apprehensive, but so ready for this part of the journey. A few years ago I saw a counselor who specialized in weigh... Read more
Wednesday, April 20, 2016      11 comments

Thank you for all the prayers! They were answered!! We got the elderly, homeless woman into a nursing home yesterday!!!!!!! ... Read more
I Am Blessed!
Friday, April 15, 2016      9 comments

I posted a comment yesterday about this week being exhausting and wanted to share why it has been so exhausting. After having a week of vacation, I returned to work to find myself dealing with a family in crisis. An elderly woman in her 80's w... Read more
Monday, March 28, 2016      12 comments

First let me say THANK YOU for all the prayers, hugs and words of encouragement that I received in response to my blog asking for prayers. Knowing that my Sparkfamily is supporting me helped keep me going. I went to the doctor and she thin... Read more
Prayers Needed
Tuesday, March 22, 2016      17 comments

Sparkfriends will you please pray for me? I got a call from my doctor earlier today and was informed that I need to come in for an exam and some test. I have developed some new problems that I thought were from fibromyalgia, but the doctor thi... Read more
Feeling Down--Found Inspiration
Tuesday, March 15, 2016      8 comments

I posted a status yesterday about not feeling well. I got great support as usual from my Sparkfriends. I know that you all are always there to encourage and support me. Until today I have always reached out, but today I was simply at a loss f... Read more
Friday, February 26, 2016      9 comments

I got on the scale this morning and had gone up instead of down. Three weeks of weight loss was nearly wiped out in one week. I was a bit surprised because my clothing was feeling looser just yesterday. However, that surprise went away as real... Read more
Today's Email Wisdom
Friday, February 19, 2016      6 comments

I received the following in an email message today: "Have you noticed how all dreams come with built-in challenges, and all challenges come with built-in dreams? That's why we call both of them "gifts." Seeing my weight loss journey and ... Read more
Reverse Law of Desires
Wednesday, February 17, 2016      5 comments

I just got an email that pointed out that the sooner I am happy without "it" the sooner I will be happy with "it". The "it" is whatever I may desire in my life. The writer of the email called this the Reverse Law of Desires. Interesting... Read more
Tuesday, February 16, 2016      5 comments

My boss just left me literally laughing out loud. He is a great boss. Very generous and very frugal! He will literally make a dollar holler before he lets it go or make a dollar out of 15 cents if that is even possible. We had to repla... Read more
Life Lesson 2
Tuesday, February 09, 2016      12 comments

Yesterday's meeting was fine. My ex-partner seemed a bit shocked when I said hello to her and when I let her know that I had kept my commitment to do something for her. I received a thank you email from her today. I also heard from our ... Read more
Life Lessons
Monday, February 08, 2016      12 comments

I have come to a place in my life where I have learned to face stuff instead of stuffing my face. This takes a lot of honesty with myself and with others. In addition to the honesty I have learned that I have to communicate--both talking and l... Read more
Thursday, February 04, 2016      18 comments

I am not sure if I have shared this before, but I can be moved to tears quite easily. When I see a great story of how someone helped someone or when someone triumphs over adversity on the news I get tears in my eyes. Once I watched an ESPN sto... Read more

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