Use Sparkpeople Anyway That Works..Just Use It
I came to a realization today. One I'm sure I've had in the past but it came to me again today and I thought I'd write about that.
Now, don't kill me, I'm not a hardcore user of Sparkpeople. Now let me explain. I track goals, interact with fri... Read more
Giving it Another Go...Again...
Back in 2011 I was at my heaviest-328 lbs. I was overweight for almost my whole life but seriously, 328, when did that happen? One year after starting my weight loss journey (July 2011) in 2012 I was down 140 lbs. It was amazing. It felt great ... Read more
When Does A 140 lb Weight Loss Become Depressing??
A weird question, I know. But, exactly when does such a weight loss become depressing? When it's no longer that weight loss. It took me about 13 months to lose 140 lbs and just a few months to gain about 45 lbs back. I can't seem to get back on ... Read more
Exactly 1 Year Ago!!
It has been EXACTLY 1 year that I started my weight loss journey. July 3 2011 was the day that has changed my life not just for the better but the healthier (which is for the better).
There have many roadblocks and detours on this journey. The... Read more
AGreat Day For So Many Reasons!
Today was a good day!! A great day!! I almost cried at what many people may think is silly or take for granted. See, I went in a pool in a bathing suit which I haven't done in years because of being morbidly obese. But, that was the past the old... Read more
Back Up Again...But, I Still Have Accomplished Alot!
The scale is up again! What a surprise? Not!! I knew it was gonna happen this week. It usually happens pretty big when it does....I retain water too easily. Excessive salty snacking is bad for me. I know this but did it anyway.
I think there ... Read more
I'm Doing It!!
I've been overweight almost my whole life.. That's a long time since I just turned 43 (this past March). I've done it all...tried alot of different diets....joined gyms quit gyms....lost weight regained it.
In 2011 I finally got fed up. I was ... Read more
Small Realizations That Mean BIG!!!
Have you ever had one of those moments where you say to yourself "how did I get here?" or "when did I get here?" or "wow, I can't believe this is me!"
I had a couple of those moments yesterday and I'm sure some of you can relate or definately... Read more
Whew! Almost Lost Myself! Got Scared! But.......
Ok, let me explain. Last week I had a bad week of eating and barely exercised so it would be no surprise when I got on the scale and there was a gain. But, a 4.5 lb gain!!! WTH!! I knew I gained but I think there could have been a ... Read more
I DID IT!! I've LOST 101 LBS (since July 3 2011)!! So Amazed!
If anyone read my blog from yesterday I was 3 lbs away from reaching my 100 lb weight loss. I got on the scale this morning closing my eyes, taking a deep breath, & saying a little prayer. As I watched the numbers go down the smile on my face go... Read more
Tomorrow's Weigh In Is Important!!
Well, I weigh in on Sundays and tomorrow's weigh in is VERY important. I mean, EVERY weigh in is important. See, the reason tomorrow's weigh in has such significance is because I've lost 97 lbs already. It's quite possible tomorrow I could be do... Read more
Good Morning All & Merry Christmas! It's early in the morning and the kids haven't woken up yet. Today is day with so much meaning. It's Jesus' birthday. It's a time to spend with family & friends and make some great memories....But, for some it... Read more
Oh! What a Feeling!!
Last night I went to dinner with my boyfriend and youngest son to IHOP. Yes, I ate good. I had Grilled Balsamic Chicken Breast with mushrooms & diced tomatoes & onions with broccoli on the side and a small house salad with FF Italian dressing an... Read more
Smiling On The Inside
For some reason something is bothering me. Something that hasn't happened to me in awhile. But, I want to know why people can be cruel especially when they don't even know me or my situation. I'm talking about the ignorant people that may drive ... Read more
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Haven't Blogged In Awhile!
It's been awhile since I blogged. I do find blogging somewhat therapeutic and if someone else finds it helpful or interesting or something than that's just an added perk.
What I don't understand is why when I've been having continuous weight l... Read more