DIANEDOESSMILES
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From last year to this year. AMAZING !
Sunday, May 21, 2017      9 comments

Last year here's what was happening. I was dealing with an infection in my foot that was NOT clearing up and had gone into the bone. It had been happening since May 2015 so it was a year at this point. I was going to the Wound Clinic for over... Read more
Such HATRED then,,,,, how quickly we are judged !!
Friday, May 19, 2017      11 comments

My highest was 288. I've never been a healthy eater and I DOUBT If I ever will be. I've shopped at the same store for over 25 yrs and I even worked there for many years. Here's something I've noticed over and over again. When I wa... Read more
Looking for a pet? (Funnies at the end)
Wednesday, May 10, 2017      10 comments

Ahh YES SPRING TIME !! Soon there will be MANY baby dogs, cats, etc being born. Some will be purebreds. It's so sad that some for an unknown reason do NOT take care of a pet so there are NOT more babies being born when there are so many now who... Read more
I had thought "NO WAY !! I'd be WAY to hungry !" (also at the end funniest thing I've heard !)
Tuesday, May 09, 2017      10 comments

I've been struggling with trying to "SLAM THOSE POUNDS DOWN !" over the last 3ish weeks. I had read "Do not eat b4 bed", but like MANY of us I thought "NONSENSE !! I already get to sleep eat ! It'll only get worse !" (see blog about sleep walki... Read more
My LIFELONG Battle with JUNK FOOD (my solution) would like to hear yours
Tuesday, May 02, 2017      8 comments

OHHHHHH For those of you who were alive (or your parents,,,, possibly Grandparents,,, gosh I am getting OLDAH !) they HIGHLY LIKELY remember a song I'll put the link to here,,,, I've done this in the past,,,,, bought many memories from those who... Read more
Set a goal (Did on Thurs) Set a Plan (Did on Thurs) Then REACH it even when blah's hit
Monday, May 01, 2017      6 comments

I am so grateful that I've been able to work with a nutritionist last Spring and Summer. Thanks to her encouragement and helping me to meet my nutritional goals and my new calorie range I was able to go from 246 to 195 just last year !! We... Read more
TO stretch or not to stretch? (funny)
Wednesday, April 26, 2017      7 comments

Ok,,, we know the News is FULL of things that just aren't encouraging, but every now and then, something funny is on. TO stretch or not to stretch? For those who run or did/does any sport we now stretching is very important. It warms up ou... Read more
As I learn, I see the things I need to do
Sunday, April 23, 2017      7 comments

On the 5% Challenge we working on Tracking our food (And next week also) plus drinking water. Challenges ago you would of seen me yes the water I h... Read more
WOW! An inexpensive way and NO MED/SUPPLEMENT GIMMICK for back pain
Friday, April 21, 2017      7 comments

FIRST NOTE: NO ONE THING helps everyone. READ THROUGH to the end !! A HUGE SHOUT OUT TO Raylinstephes for posting a blog last week and again Thurs. Linda has informed us that her H who is 95 yrs young is FINALLY having some relief from... Read more
NICE !! In 7 weeks GONE are 3 inches !!
Sunday, April 16, 2017      10 comments

On the 5% Challenge there's an option if we wish to do. It's to measure yourselves in week 1, week 4 and finish in week 8. So today I did the measurements of my: Hips, Thigh, Upper Arm and calf. Back on Feb 14 was the last time I had done... Read more
Sleep walking, Sleep eating
Friday, April 14, 2017      9 comments

Sleep walking is something I've done for the majority of my life. I had a roommate who'd hear me get up and follow me around. I had progressed to hiding items I'd REALLY need the next today. One night while doing this I had put my keys in the... Read more
I just did a SPARK TV video at 1:53AM !
Tuesday, April 11, 2017      10 comments

Right off let me say "I am a LATE NIGHT OWL" which likely comes from working the 3 to 11:30 shift and some nights afterwards we go out and eat. Once home I could not "just go to sleep." So to be up around 2 AM is on my normal schedule. Plus I ... Read more
Raw diet? (Giggle, short)
Friday, April 07, 2017      10 comments

Those of you who know me KNOW I am VERY WEAK on the fruits and veggies. So I NEVER gave serious thought to doing the raw diet,,, Well until today::: ... Read more
GONE 61 lbs !! What team has helped me the MOST?? R U interested?
Thursday, March 30, 2017      11 comments

As we all come onto Sparks or have been with Sparks for quite sometimes we get to explore what works for each of us. When I first learned of the "Spring 5% Challenge Team" and read the description my ears picked UP !! Here it is: ... Read more
I don't want to eat that
Sunday, March 26, 2017      5 comments

Today's Spark Coach asks: Today, imagine that you decline someone who offers you a tempting treat because you know it won't fit into your food budget for the day. What do you say? How do you remain firm? How does it feel to know that you ar... Read more

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