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    COLLIMA   9,918
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My Vision Board

Tuesday, September 11, 2012      7 comments

It doesn't show much detail, as it is a framed piece of artwork hanging on my wall and my daughter took a photo of it with her phone. Each of the circles has an att... Read more

SparkCoach Assignment 9/07

Saturday, September 08, 2012      3 comments

My assignment is to blog about what my plans are or what I have done when people around me have tried to sabotage my weight loss goals. It has never happened. My husband - God love him! - has seen me in a size 32 and a size 6 and is al... Read more

SparkCoach Assignment 9/04

Wednesday, September 05, 2012      2 comments

My assignment is to blog about what motivates me to lose weight. That is fairly easy: the love of motion. The last time I was at a normal body weight - for about 3 seconds! - I enjoyed just moving. I walked miles every day all over t... Read more

August 28th

Wednesday, August 29, 2012      3 comments

My Dear Friends, Choosing a motivating quote was part of my SparkCoach assignment for today. Little did I realize I would be 'killing two birds with one stone', so to... Read more

SparkCoach Assignment 2

Tuesday, August 28, 2012      4 comments

My assignment is to blog about my most common excuses that get in the way of my workouts--and plan to counter each excuse to stay on track. My biggest excuse is that I slept too late and a.) I just know that all the machines in the gym are ... Read more

Revealing Myself

Tuesday, August 28, 2012      8 comments

I have something to tell my fellow friends here at SparkPeople. This is something that I am very embarrassed could say that I am to the point of being 'ashamed'. Let me preface this by saying that I am not normally this ign... Read more

SparkCoach Assignment

Sunday, August 26, 2012      2 comments

This is my assignment for today: "Blog about all the ways in which you've noticed improvements in your life since adopting healthier habits." Since I have been off of the refined sugars and refined carbohydrates, I have gotten out of ... Read more

Good news/Bad news!

Friday, August 17, 2012      2 comments is one is impressed by my excuses today. But, I want to give an explanation and let you know how far I have come in my reactions to life! I a... Read more

A Great Big "Thank You!"

Tuesday, August 14, 2012      5 comments

Dear SparkPeople! Friends, This is for each and every one of you! Thank you from the bottom of my heart for sharing your motivation with me! I finally went... Read more

The Never Quit Pledge, Please Join Me!

Monday, August 13, 2012      5 comments

Today, I promise I will not quit. I pledge that no matter, how many ups and downs I pass through, I will continue on my journey. I pledge to make a NEW START today, and forgive myself for my past, and to stop being so critical of mysel... Read more

SparkPeople Live! Homework Part 2

Sunday, August 05, 2012      4 comments

The additional assignment given (by Bob and Anne) was to list 5 things that I love about myself... 1. I am open-minded....but not to the point that my brains fall out... Read more

SparkPeople Live! Homework

Saturday, August 04, 2012      2 comments

Three Things To Do Today That Will Directly Impact My Healthy-Living Goals: 1. Continue to weigh, measure, and track my food daily 2. Adhere to a regular slee... Read more

Taking the Pledge

Saturday, June 30, 2012      5 comments

I am new to SparkPeople and exploring this wonderfully inspirational site. This afternoon I took some time to read the “One Time Challenges”, specifically, “Sign Membership Card and Pledge”. My gut-reaction was, “how is signing a pi... Read more


Tuesday, June 26, 2012      2 comments

All diets work! Every time I have stuck to a diet I have lost weight – every single time! And I can stick to a diet for quite some time it seems….but eventually, the bottom falls out and I relapse into my old ways. My problem is I cannot ... Read more

Here I go 'round in a circle...but up the spiral!

Monday, June 25, 2012      2 comments

I am not responsible for not being able to walk before I was three years old because I was so fat that my little legs wouldn’t support me. I am not responsible for the necessity to be taken to my first diet doctor when I was in the secon... Read more