CALLIKIA
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Just One Good Day and Asking for Help
Friday, April 22, 2011      16 comments

It's something I never mentioned in my Spark blog about what I learned last year with SP, because I guess I was learning it at the time. Asking for help. Sometimes it's necessary to break down and scream and call in reinforcements. I kept say... Read more
Lost & Abandoned: A Rant
Wednesday, April 20, 2011      43 comments

I should be doing a reflection day blog right now, but I need to write something else. I have failed this week. For a few weeks, actually. I've held up my head and put on my brave face and kept forging through as best I could, but it wasn... Read more
Catching Up: Days 4, 5, & 6
Tuesday, April 19, 2011      5 comments

I will not abandon another goal I set for myself. I said 12 days of reflections and I will do them. I'm in a better place already after doing days 1-3, but I'm still needing some work, as my anger last night at the gym and subsequent eating ma... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts What I Learned in One Year on SP
Monday, April 18, 2011      247 comments

emoticon Water is a beautiful, wonderful amazing thing. Find a way to get your glasses in in the beginning and by ... Read more
Plan for Yr2 Wk1
Monday, April 18, 2011      5 comments

emoticon Food: * Chicken and Broccoli Alfredo * Cassoulet * "Fried" Tofu and Rice * Stuffed Red Peppers *... Read more
Day 3 Reflection: Effort and Courage
Saturday, April 16, 2011      11 comments

On the weekend of June 20th, I took the kids, Hubs and dog camping in Hocking Hills, OH for a weekend adventure. Hubs thought it was crazy that I had lived in Ohio for most of my life but had never really explored Old Man's Cave and the Hocking... Read more
Day 2 Reflection: Prepared to Fresh Foods
Friday, April 15, 2011      8 comments

So my first blog of my second month (written on May 19th) was appropriately titled "One Foot in Front of the Other." It was a month of starting to learn to cook appropriately. I even got a blog comment from my mom on one of the "just throw thi... Read more
12 Days of Reflection: Day 1
Thursday, April 14, 2011      13 comments

As my 1 year anniversary with SP approaches, and as I struggle to not only maintain the 90+ pounds I've lost but to continue to lose more, I thought that perhaps it was time for some reflection. The past few nights I've gone to bed thinking... Read more
Step 3: Start to Heal
Wednesday, April 13, 2011      12 comments

Sunday fell apart after about an hour of watching everyone around me dish into cake and chips. I had restricted myself from cake, but the chips were no match for my hungry noming. My problem? I should have brought some healthy stuffs to the p... Read more
Weigh-In: Reboot Edition
Sunday, April 10, 2011      13 comments

emoticon Weigh-In Day Weight today: 325.6 pounds And today we start again. Like we do every day. But ... Read more
Step 2: Triage - Finding the Cause
Saturday, April 09, 2011      11 comments

Thank you all for your comments on my Step 1 blog. Yes, my head has been a mess. And, yes, I've been thinking over what I can do to get past that. I haven't worked out in two days. I haven't been following any plan other than thinking on wha... Read more
Comparison Photos
Saturday, April 09, 2011      35 comments

June 2010 April 7, 2011 A... Read more
Step 1: Name the Symptoms
Thursday, April 07, 2011      32 comments

Last night I sent a desperate plea out to my girls, letting them know they had my full permission to kick my butt into gear. Of course, they responded beautifully - reminding me that I am worthy, that the sucky parts are made up by the end resu... Read more
The Other Side of Happy
Tuesday, April 05, 2011      10 comments

I spent yesterday trying not to think. I put my food in my tracker and tried to just be okay with being in range (which I was, but on the high end). I didn't think about going to the gym - I just went. I didn't think about my ST - I just did ... Read more
Grit
Monday, April 04, 2011      13 comments

Grit - noun - firmness of mind or spirit : unyielding courage in the face of hardship or danger (according to merriam-webster.com) This is all I'm hoping for right now. Just true, plain grit. I was so super excited to write my blog... Read more

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