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Consistency: What I've Learned So Far
Tuesday, April 09, 2013      0 comments

I've tried to lose weight and keep it off since I was in my teens. And I have so far been inconsistent with my weight. Here is what I learned from my efforts and from reading so far. (I'm still trying to figure out the order of the first ... Read more
A Rough Night, Feeling Sick, and Sad News
Monday, April 08, 2013      5 comments

I had a really bad night of sleep last night. I went to bed with the beginning of a headache and woke up in the 1 o'clock hour tossing and turning, unable to sleep. I finally got up around 2Am and went into the living room and prayed for awhile,... Read more
Screwing My Head On Straight
Sunday, April 07, 2013      0 comments

So today I am trying to get my head screwed on straight. My weight has been like a yo-yo for decades and I have had 5 sizes of clothes in my closet for a long, long time (well, that is until I got Fibromyalgia and decided to keep only two s... Read more
I'm laying on the sofa like a bloated PIG!!!!
Sunday, April 07, 2013      5 comments

Today bunch of us decided to go out to eat after church this afternoon. I thought to myself, "Hmmm...Maybe Fajitas will be the best choice because the meat is lean and then there is rice, beans, lettuce, a little bit of guacamole, and some ... Read more
My Ticker is AWESOME!!! LOL
Sunday, April 07, 2013      6 comments

I weighed in this morning for the first time and saw that I had lost 3 pounds. My first weight-loss ticker, when I was named FIGHT4NEWLIFE, was set for my entire weight-loss goal (80 pounds). When I changed to my new name, I also changed the... Read more
I screwed up
Saturday, April 06, 2013      2 comments

Today I worked cattle on a friend's farm from 10AM until 7PM. When I was trying to figure out my fitness points, I accidentally put in the wrong number and got a trophy I'm not sure I deserve. I was trying to approximate my time because I ... Read more
Friday, April 05, 2013      4 comments

OK...I'm STILL going to find a way to make weight loss a party! Even if it is a party in bed or on the sofa for a day or two! I will stay upbeat and not get discouraged by my body's reaction to two days of dancing for 12 minutes. Fibrom... Read more
Aha! A Plan! (*)
Friday, April 05, 2013      3 comments

I finally have a plan. My plan is to add small changes in my daily routine until I get the hang of taking care of myself. I'll do this until I get into the groove to the point that I even WANT to exercise every day, and choose nutritional f... Read more
A New Look and a New Name
Thursday, April 04, 2013      2 comments

After writing the blog called My Makeover, I decided to revamp my SparkPage because it just seemed like a bummer. I even decided to change my user name from Fight4NewLife to HappyDOES! (I was thinking to myself, "Happy is as Happy does.")... Read more
My Makeover (*)
Thursday, April 04, 2013      0 comments

I need a makeover. More to the point, my LIFE needs a makeover. I miss the old me...the one who was fun and interesting and full of life. Being fat has drained the fun and confidence right out of me. I have decided that I am going... Read more
I learned a lot today
Wednesday, April 03, 2013      0 comments

I have read and learned a LOT today. I started a sleep journal and read several articles about sleep and how necessary it is to our overall health and also to weight loss. Today started off with me feeling exhausted and I have fought slee... Read more
Love is what matters
Tuesday, April 02, 2013      0 comments

I have been studying 1 Corinthians 13 and trying to memorize it. I love the way it is written in The Message version of the Bible. Here it is... 1 Corinthians 13 The Message (MSG) The Way of Love 13 If I speak with human ... Read more

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