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Weekend Update
Sunday, March 19, 2017      4 comments

So I joined a gym. It was time. My best friend has been asking me to join the gym with her and I honestly couldn't afford to go to the gym that she joined. I knew that I wanted to join. And she is the perfect accountability partner. She goe... Read more
Sunday, January 01, 2017      2 comments

Hello! My name is Carol. I am 42 years old and I am from Texas. I have a wonderful husband and 3 children, a 19 year old daughter and 2 sons...16 and 13. i work full time and I love my job. I am also overweight. I lack energy and motivatio... Read more
No longer comfortable in my skin & active challenges
Tuesday, December 27, 2016      2 comments

I am officially single digit pounds from hitting 200 pounds. And I was forced to buy a bigger pant size because I was so sick and tired of not breathing in my pants. I look at myself in the mirror. I don't like what I see. If I was com... Read more
Day 2: Goals and Accountability
Tuesday, September 20, 2016      5 comments

I am a creature of habit. Always have been...always will be. And structure. I have 3 kids, without structure my world would be extra chaotic. My husband and I have opted to cut out bread, tortillas, sweets and pasta, oh and sugared beverages... Read more
Day 1
Monday, September 19, 2016      10 comments

I have reached a place that I never thought I would. I have hit 190 pounds. I am so angry at myself. I had reached my goal weight. I had done what I set out to do. But here I am again! I worked so hard to lose the weight to only gain it al... Read more
Spark Motivator
Sunday, July 21, 2013      8 comments

I earned my Spark Motivator badge 4 years ago...roughly. I seriously considered deleting my page and starting a new one. It has been a year since i have been active and I am now 2 pounds away from reaching 180 pounds. A weight that I said I w... Read more
need good juju
Monday, December 17, 2012      6 comments

Last night I decided that today was going to be a new day and boy is it ever! I was laid off from my job at the end of March this has been tough! I was at my last job for 8 years and I loved it there! The only thing I dreaded was t... Read more
New beginnings
Sunday, December 16, 2012      4 comments

I joined Sparkpeople in 2008. We are nearing the end of 2012. Honestly, I haven't logged on to SP in a while. I can't and won't use the excuse that "life got in the way." I have 3 kids and a is always going to get in the way.... Read more
March Madness
Monday, March 05, 2012      3 comments

Well March Madness is officially upon us…there are so many changes that have happened in our household! Can you believe it is March already!? I guess I should start by talking about the love of my life…the man I call my husband. 15 mont... Read more
Dressing room Dancing
Tuesday, November 22, 2011      5 comments

Hello Loves!! I know...I haven't been on SP much! BUT I have been getting my workout on! Football season has come to an end for 2 of 3 kids so I have a little more free time to dedicate to myself. I decided to start back slowly. Workou... Read more
Starting Over
Monday, October 17, 2011      9 comments

I am starting over. Again. I will continue to come back and keep trying and not giving up! Sometimes starting over can be a bit intimidating. Depending on how long you have been gone. If you are like me, you are super active(even a team lea... Read more
Reflections...w/ pics
Wednesday, July 27, 2011      2 comments

When I was a kid, my brother would scarf down his food so that he could go outside and finish playing. He would play until he couldn’t see anymore. Stinky and sweaty and my mother probably wouldn’t have had it any other way but back then there... Read more
5 Months Until Christmas...My Goals
Tuesday, July 26, 2011      6 comments

Wow January 5! That is the last time that I blogged! CRRRRAAZZZZYYYY! So much has gone on but I will spare you all of the details! I am a day late but I wanted to post my goals for my Christmas in July challenge! There are 5 months unti... Read more
BEFORE Pics & Measurements
Wednesday, January 05, 2011      11 comments

This was a really tough decision for me to make. Sometimes, I get so focused on what I don’t like to see in the mirror. And it doesn’t matter how much I workout, I continue to tell myself there is no change. It is nice to know that others se... Read more
New Year! New ME! New Goals!
Tuesday, January 04, 2011      8 comments

I decided that this year I am not going to make a resolution! It seems that every year, it is the same thing. My resolution is to start working out again. Watch what I what I eat. LOSE WEIGHT! And for the first 2 weeks. I am gung ho! Ev... Read more

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