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Its a Done Deal! I Signed up for my First 5K

Tuesday, January 17, 2012      4 comments

14 weeks ago I would have laughed even if I thought about running, and here I am today excited about running! What an awesome 14 weeks this has been, and today I am taking the next step in my lifestyle change. I have just signed up to race in my... Read more

Week 14 - Starting with a Weigh-In and a Smile

Monday, January 16, 2012      6 comments

When I started my lifestyle change 14 weeks ago, I knew that it would not be easy and that I would have to dig deeper than I ever had before to find the strength, dedicatio... Read more

Spanner in the works!

Saturday, January 14, 2012      2 comments

Wow, this week has flown by! Unfortunately for me this week has not gone as planned in regards to my exercise. Don’t you just hate it when you get a spanner in the works? Monday was supposed to mark the first day of 5K training, but somethi... Read more

12 Week Comparison Picture - Excited!

Saturday, January 07, 2012      7 comments

Just wanted to share a new picture of me on the blog. The picture on the far right (orange shirt) was taken today 01/07/2012. I am now 45.5lbs lighter than I was in the pic... Read more

Good week thus far! Now for the weekend

Saturday, January 07, 2012      1 comments

This week has turned out to be a good one. I have stayed the course and stuck to my plan by eating healthy, working out and keeping my positive outlook on life in check. I have managed to drop a couple of pounds too! Now that the work week is o... Read more

5K - First Day of Training

Wednesday, January 04, 2012      9 comments

Today was my first day of training for the 5K I plan on running on April 29th. I will admit that I ran very little today, I just want to build up my stamina by walking firs... Read more

Its going to be an awesome year!

Monday, January 02, 2012      3 comments

Hope everyone is doing well on this fine day! I am so excited about what 2012 has in store for me. I know that it is going to be a great year, simply because I am going to make it a good year….. The past 2 years of my life have been hard. S... Read more

You are what you eat

Wednesday, December 14, 2011      5 comments

Did you know that every 35 days your skin replaces itself, and every 6 weeks your liver regenerates itself. How do these things happen? Your body uses cells from the food that you eat. What you eat, literally becomes you. You have a choice in wh... Read more

New Week - Bright Outlook

Sunday, December 11, 2011      2 comments

Tomorrow will be one week since my surgery, and finally I am starting to feel normal again! It has been hard but the rewards will be great. I am ready to get started with the exercise again though. Tomorrow will be 8 weeks since I started m... Read more

Surgery Success

Tuesday, December 06, 2011      4 comments

Yesterday (december 5th) I underwent surgery to have a Spinal Column Stimulator (SCS) implanted into my back. I suffer with a condition called RSD (reflex sympathetic dystrophy) which is basically permanent/progressive nerve damage. It is a crip... Read more

6 Weeks - 30lbs - Just Getting Started

Wednesday, November 30, 2011      7 comments

6 weeks ago, if some had said to me you can lose 30lbs I would have laughed at them and would have told them that it was impossible, but today, I sit here 30lbs lighter, and more than a quarter of the way to my ultimate weight loss goal, and I c... Read more

First Fitness Goal Reached (video blog)

Friday, November 18, 2011      2 comments

Even though I suffer with RSD, I am determined to lose this weight. I challenged myself to work through the pain, and I just achieved my first fitness goal. 11 miles in 30 minutes on my exercise bike. You can do anything you set your mind to, an... Read more

1 Month in, 25lbs lost! Thanks Sparkers!

Monday, November 14, 2011      7 comments

On October 13th 2011, I decided that I had to change my life once and for all. I have always been heavy, but i reached a new low when i hit the scales at 333.6lbs. I knew then that if I wanted to see my kids grow up i had to do something. ... Read more

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy

Sunday, October 30, 2011      4 comments

http://www.sparkpeople.com/res
ource/health_a-z_detail.as
p?AZ=387 Unfortunately this is what I suffer with. It is horrible. My RSD started after I had surgery performed on my back in 2010. I now have RSD in my right foot and lower le... Read more

Two weeks in and feeling GREAT!

Saturday, October 29, 2011      6 comments

I joined Sparkpeople after I started my weight loss journey! I am so happy that i have found a place that is filled with others who are trying to achieve the same thing. I have been overweight my whole life. I have been meaning to make a ch... Read more


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