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Changes and Adjustments

Thursday, June 21, 2012      4 comments

Well, I have made the transition from 60mg of Cymbalta to 30mg of it. It took 3 weeks to gently transition. a few things I've noticed... #1 my appetite has increased. Read more

Made to Crave, chapter 18

Wednesday, June 13, 2012      6 comments

"Things Lost, Better Things Gained" Well, the title about says it all.....losing weight, losing food's control over my life, losing inches, losing the defeatism cycle but gaining soooooo much more! Health--mental, physical, emotional, and... Read more

Made to Crave, chapter 17

Thursday, June 07, 2012      4 comments

"The Very Next Choice We Make" reflection My favorite sentences in this chapter... "...we're always just one choice away from reversing all the progress we've made. I'm not saying victory isn't possible But victory isn't a place we a... Read more

June 5, 2012 Doctor appointment

Tuesday, June 05, 2012      13 comments

I am OFFICIALLY OFF ALL blood pressure medicines!!!!!! emoticon Read more

Made to Crave, chapter 16

Saturday, June 02, 2012      2 comments

"Why Diets Don't Work" reflection "Diets don't work for me. I seem to be able to sacrifice for a season and then I get tired of sacrificing....Then (I) slowly slip back into old habits. The weight creeps back on..." I could have writt... Read more

My June Goals

Wednesday, May 30, 2012      10 comments

#1- get outside and do something active every day. #2- drink no more than 2 Diet Pepsi per day, water the rest of the time. #3- maintain weight loss with portion control, good healthy choices, and exercise #4- do yoga at least 2x/week #5... Read more

Reviewing May Goals

Monday, May 28, 2012      7 comments

Here's what I had posted earlier in the year when I established monthly goals: By May 19- One Year SparkVersary! weight - lose 4 lbs and permanently be under 160. physical fitness- walk 2 miles twice a week physical health- track blood p... Read more

Made to Crave, chapter 15

Monday, May 28, 2012      1 comments

"The demon in the Chips Poster" reflection "This isn't just a battle in the physical and mental realm. This battle is spiritual as well. Satan wants us to sneak things in secret. Things hidden and done in secret clues the father of darknes... Read more

1 Year SparkVersary today!

Saturday, May 19, 2012      10 comments

What a life changing year! Over the past year I've lost 65 lbs 10 inches off my ribcage 10 inches off my waist 8.75 inches off my hips 2 inches off my neck 2 inches off each upper arm 3.5 inches off each thigh 2.5 inches off... Read more

Made to Crave, chapter 14

Wednesday, May 16, 2012      4 comments

"Emotional Emptiness" reflection "Emptiness has a way of demanding to be filled. And when I couldn't figure out how to fill what my heart was lacking, my stomach was more than willing to offer a few suggestions. Food became a comfort I co... Read more

Going on Maintenance Mode

Tuesday, May 15, 2012      13 comments

Well, I've been between 168-163 since January so I am officially going on Maintenance Mode. I am VERY happy with my progress! For some, I know 16anything is a horrible number, but for appears to be perfect. My fitness... Read more

So blessed!

Monday, May 14, 2012      6 comments

I was so blessed this Mother's Day! Here's why........ (Candice, Brian, Jack the dog, Lincoln) (me... Read more

Before I Was A Mom...(a poem)

Saturday, May 12, 2012      4 comments

Before I was a Mom ... I made and ate hot meals, I had unstained clothing. I had quiet conversations on the phone. Before I was a Mom ... I slept as late as I wanted and never worried about how late I got into bed. I brushed my ... Read more

Made to Crave, chapter 13

Thursday, May 10, 2012      2 comments

"Overindulgence" reflection "...limitless indulgence in food always has consequences--it compromises our health, diminishes our energy to pursue our calling, and affects the way we feel about ourselves..." Amen! I have lived that for ... Read more

Made to Crave, chapter 12

Monday, May 07, 2012      4 comments

"The Curse of the Skinny Jeans" reflection "My body size is not tied to my happy". My first thought was.....but I am so much happier now that I am smaller........I have more energy, can join my family in outdoor activities once again... Read more

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