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I'm Licking My Wounds And Moving On.

Friday, June 27, 2014      11 comments

I have always been the type of person to give 100% to whatever I plan to do. When I stared Sparkpeople in May 2011 I did just that. I lost 70 lbs. by 12-25-11 and it seemed like nothing would stop me from reaching my goal of losing over 100 lbs.... Read more


Monday, October 28, 2013      12 comments

I can't believe how much time has passed since I joined Sparkpeople 2 1/2 years ago. I was a desperate 300 lb. woman looking for a miracle. Not an "easy fix", just some motivation and support to get healthy and lose weight. I was facing health p... Read more

Did I do this to myself again? Yup!

Tuesday, August 20, 2013      15 comments

Well to make a long story short...I joined SP over two years ago at 300 lbs. I was desperate and devoted all my time to getting healthy. The result of my hard work and dedication was a 70 lb. weight loss by Dec. 25th, 2011. Something happe... Read more

Where I Am Headed To In 2013...

Thursday, January 17, 2013      18 comments

I have been on this journey since May 9th, 2011. I like to call this my "Magical Mystery Tour". I call it that because I have experienced the magic of losing 70 lbs., feeling great, achieving fitness goals I never dreamed I could do and fi... Read more

Are You Lacking Willpower?

Wednesday, December 05, 2012      7 comments

Are you feeling defeated because you can't stay on track with your food? Stress and other emotions causing your to make poor choices and have left you feeling like you have no willpower? Well, I don't think it is a matter of willpower. I ha... Read more

Time to focus on ME again!

Thursday, November 08, 2012      14 comments

Well, I am back on Spark...again. I have not been active on Spark for 9 months. I joined Spark May 9th of 2011 and hit the ground running. I was ready to do anything to get the weight off. I had hit an all time low in my life and weighed 30... Read more

Sugar Highs Have Left Me Low

Friday, August 24, 2012      9 comments

What has happened to me? I was a "lean, mean Sparking machine" for 8 months and lost 70 lbs. Then, Christmas came along and I dove head first into the sweets. Now it has been another 8 months and I have nothing to show for it but a weight g... Read more

Hungry For A Plate Of Confidence

Tuesday, July 17, 2012      22 comments

Well here I am, humbled by my mistakes and back (after 6 months of goofing around). I am now willing to do the work needed to get this weight off. It is hard, fighting the feelings of being a failure. I am scared at the thought of working this ... Read more

Mirror, Mirror On The Wall Who's The Fattest Of Them All?

Friday, April 06, 2012      16 comments

I have been Sparking for almost 11 months now and have shed 73 lbs. along with a lot of bad habits. (Although the bad habits like to creep back in if I am not careful) People ask me how I feel now that I have lost all that weight and I hav... Read more

Sweeping cobwebs from the attic...aka March 2012 goals!

Wednesday, February 29, 2012      16 comments

Okay, so I have been treading water for two months now. I let that old sugar crutch get me back around Christmas and spent January fighting away that demon and losing the several prounds I gained from my lapse. Febuary was sloppy too. Only ... Read more

9 Things I Have Learned in my 9 Months on Spark!

Wednesday, February 22, 2012      16 comments

1. That calories really do matter and eating fresh equals more food 2. That the support of others like me is important to my success (I don't have to do this alone) 3. That I can achieve anything I put my mind to if I am willing to work for... Read more

Sharing Inspiration

Wednesday, February 15, 2012      2 comments

I came across this article on a news reel on America Online and wanted to share this woman's story with you all. I identified with a lot of what she felt and went through. I hope her story inspires you. Best wishes on your journey t... Read more

My Definition of Success!

Wednesday, January 25, 2012      15 comments

I feel like I am in weight loss limbo right now. I am exercising and drinking my water but, my food is sloppy lately and that is keeping me in "limbo". Gaining and losing the same 2 lbs. is a little frustrating and at times I feel like I am losi... Read more

Goals For 2012 And How I Will Reach Them!

Monday, January 02, 2012      29 comments

The first half of my "weight loss/get fit" journey began on May 9th, 2011 (Jan. 9th will be my 8 month Sparkversary!) In that time, I have lost 70 lbs. (give or take a pound or two for holiday parties lol) I have received many wonderful ... Read more

I'm Not Perfect! So Why Do I Expect Perfection?

Friday, December 30, 2011      29 comments

This past week has been very difficult for me. I came off of a great week last week to end up in a slump this week. I over-estimated my ability to deal with holiday stress and work a good program at the same time. I had a plan in place to g... Read more

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