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5k? Who would have thought ...?

Sunday, November 30, 2014      5 comments

I can't help looking back today. Reflecting, marvelling at how far I have come... Two years ago I a... Read more

I Believe in Magic

Tuesday, August 05, 2014      5 comments

After 44 years of soul searching, my husband has finally decided what he wants to be when he grows up. He has delivered newspapers, made pizza, run various cash registers, sold video rentals, worked in every major fast food outlet in the ... Read more

Lost My Spark

Sunday, May 18, 2014      4 comments

I literally, on the way home from work a little over a week ago, lost my spark. My precious spark tracker fell off somewhere in the woods as I was hurrying home after a 12 hour shift. I have retraced my steps numerous times, but it just seems ... Read more

On the importance of Using

Monday, April 07, 2014      4 comments

I have struggled as my weight loss journey progressed with learning to take a compliment. My strategy ? Deflect. Its all thanks to my supportive family and friends. Couldn't have done it without SparkPeople. My Spark Activity tracker got me... Read more

Aaand She's Gone

Saturday, February 22, 2014      13 comments

I weighed 122 pounds on my wedding day. I look back at the pictures now and see that I was rail thin. But my self image at the time was terrible. Years of yo-yo dieting and low self esteem had taken their toll and I felt bloated and ugly no m... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts The Story So Far (video blog)

Friday, January 24, 2014      17 comments

A look at my weight loss experience... Read more

Distortion Dilema

Saturday, January 11, 2014      7 comments

At 199 pounds I still have 40-50 pounds to lose before I reach my goal weight. I have no doubt that I can and will reach my goal. I have already lost well over a hundred pounds so its just a matter of putting in the time and effort. S... Read more

If We Make it Through December...

Thursday, December 05, 2013      12 comments

My husband likes to bring up the lyrics of that old country song that our Moms used to hum when times got tough. If we make it through December...Everything's gonna be alr... Read more

The Long Explore

Saturday, November 16, 2013      9 comments

I have reaped a wonderful and unexpected benefit in my journey to fitness. Being outside walking hiking and climbing my way to a hundred pound loss has led me to a new familiarity with the nearby woods and back roads. I have been able to see and... Read more

New Heights - New Beginnings

Monday, November 04, 2013      5 comments

November marks the start of "Phase 2" of my fitness program. I am down more than 100 pounds. I am 50 pounds from my goal weight. I have developed the habit of... Read more

Halloween, Goal Day

Thursday, October 31, 2013      4 comments

Well at 107.4 pounds lost, I came in 2.6 pounds shy of my inital weight loss goal. But I'm shaking it off and setting my sights on the coming year. 50 pounds to go. Wish m... Read more

The hike home...

Sunday, September 29, 2013      6 comments

Not much to say this morning. I'm tired and need to get to bed. I just wanted to share the beauty I encountered on my hike home from work this morning.... Read more


Wednesday, September 18, 2013      15 comments

Today is a special day for me. A year ago today, I started on my weight loss journey. In one year I have lost 102 pounds. That I was able to do that was surprising enoug... Read more

A Happy Milestone

Wednesday, July 24, 2013      8 comments

Even though I'm working tonight, and even though it's been a pretty terrible week. I'm smiling. I just broke the 90 pound mark. In fact, I've lost just over 91 pounds ! It feels so good to be so close to losing 100 pounds. Every ten pound mi... Read more

9 Months of Learning

Tuesday, June 18, 2013      3 comments

Today marks 9 months of working towards my fitness goals. I have learned SO much along the way. - I have learned that you don't need to eat until you are full; only unti... Read more

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