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I'm rested and ready to get started
Monday, July 28, 2008      9 comments

As a friend of mine has put it -- I've been burning the candle at both ends. I also think from the middle out as well. For the first time all year, I had a weekend that wasn't filled with obligations. I took advantage of it! If I'm going... Read more
In a fight for my life
Saturday, July 26, 2008      12 comments

For the first time in a long time, I've actually been able to spend a day really thinking about the journey I'm on to lose weight. I looked at myself in a mirror and am horrified at how much weight I've allowed myself to gain. Although the hum... Read more
Ask yourself the tough questions...
Thursday, July 24, 2008      8 comments

When you have lost the enthusiasm for the task at hand, it is very hard to get it back. It has been that way with me and losing weight. I'm still here on SP. I still want to lose weight. But somewhere along the way my enthusiasm and sense of... Read more
Finding the strength to go on.....
Monday, July 21, 2008      10 comments

Despite all of my setbacks this year, I'm still here and I haven't given up hope that I can get back in the saddle and start losing weight again. I actually managed to lose weight while on a business trip. I have a long way to go to get ... Read more
Sometimes it just has to be about you...
Friday, July 04, 2008      6 comments

AAAAHHHHH......What a day! Because of a wedding I have next weekend, I decided to treat myself to the works at the shop -- hair, manicure, pedicure, waxing my face fur off, etc. I was at the shop for 4 1/2 hours and it was worth every penny! ... Read more
How come something so good is really bad for you?
Monday, June 30, 2008      9 comments

Forgive me Sister for I have pass the cheesecake! I had fun today sinning with two of my dear SP friends. I'm sure we will pay for it on the scales Friday, however, I wouldn't have traded the day for anything! I... Read more
Taking my first steps.....
Monday, June 23, 2008      7 comments

I've been back at the beginning several times over the past year. I have had my setbacks. However, lately I have had a complete regression to my old habits. My prior life has crept back in while I wasn't looking. I let my mother's illnes... Read more
The view is better up here
Friday, June 06, 2008      4 comments

There are days when you feel like you are in a deep hole and not sure that you have the energy to climb out of it. And then there are days where you feel like you are on top of the world! My weight loss journey is a lot like that. On some... Read more
To my surprise...
Wednesday, May 28, 2008      7 comments

This may not be the happiest of surprises, however, because of my mother's illness this week, I have found an inner strength in myself to not only be the stong pillar of support my Mom needs right now, but also to really be a strength to myself ... Read more
It has been long overdue...
Thursday, May 22, 2008      6 comments

For many months now, I've been keeping up with my SP goals by doing the absolute minimum I could. It has allowed me to maintain my weight, but not really lose it. To say that I had lost my Spark would be a huge understatement! It wasn't only ... Read more
Article of Clothing
Wednesday, May 21, 2008      4 comments

For the May I Play? Challenge -- I've written blogs on this subject before and I'm always torn between a couple of items: A wonder bra or a great pair of jeans. I'd love to be able to put the "girls" back where they belong. From ther... Read more
Random acts of kindness
Saturday, May 17, 2008      7 comments

I had a pretty bad day at work yesterday. I won't bore you with the details, but suffice to say that when I left work after a 13 hour day, I was very angry with several of my co-workers. When I got up this morning to go to work, my attit... Read more
My inspiration
Wednesday, May 14, 2008      4 comments

I recently got Bob Harper's latest book. The first part of the book is all about forgiving oneself for what we have done to ourselves in the past. We need to love who we are right now before we can succeed in improving ourselves. We need to b... Read more
What lengths we go to for our favorite foods!
Saturday, May 10, 2008      3 comments

If you have never seen these before, they are morel mushrooms. I spent the better part of 2 hours today hiking through the woods looking for these delightful delicacies. Morels grow wild. No one has ever been successful in growing these. The... Read more
What I need to work on this week....
Wednesday, May 07, 2008      3 comments

This is an easy one -- get organized!! For too long now, things have been piling up around me. I've been sort of doing SP. I've been sort of taking time for me. I've been sort of doing or not doing a lot of things. I feel like my e... Read more

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