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JPEARL465's Blogs

Happiness Is Shining In
Sunday, October 16, 2016      4 comments

It has been a long time since I felt like truly smiling most of the time, somewhere I could always feel the sadness and depression dwelling, lurking in the shadows. But while I still have those depressed moments, more of my days are spent happy.... Read more
Finally Time To Let Go
Monday, October 03, 2016      9 comments

Eight years ago I started on this journey with a man, while it had many ups and downs, and turns and twists. I couldn't see that he never was being supported of me, that while I accepted him for everything he was and would support and try to hel... Read more
Goals 2016 into 2017
Monday, September 19, 2016      5 comments

My long term weight loss goal is to weigh 160lbs If I lose 2lbs a week I can reach this goal on or by August 31,2017 Short Term Goals 1) November 17, 2016 - weigh 243lbs 2) January 26, 2017 - weigh 223lbs 3) April 6, 2017 - w... Read more
April 14, 2016
Thursday, April 14, 2016      5 comments

Well I have gotten an interview for the LPN program, I am so excited that means that I am one step closer to being into the program and on my way to being an RN. My interview is on the 26th, and I even got my first choice on time slot. In ... Read more
April 3,2016
Sunday, April 03, 2016      2 comments

Checked my mail tonight, since I was off and had went grocery shopping and inside was a bill from my apartment complex which had a 30 dollar charge for water and sewer, plus a 3 dollar billing fee. On the first they posted a note on the office d... Read more
Feb 20, 2016
Sunday, February 21, 2016      2 comments

Well the last few months have been action packed for me, always go go go go go it seemed. So I figure I will do a quick recap of why I seemed to disappear from the Spark Community. I took a CNA course that was six weeks long while working f... Read more
Depression Part 1
Tuesday, February 24, 2015      5 comments

Well today starts a new battle with depression. So instead of hiding in my corner and crying like I have done in the past, Iím going to face it head on. So let me apologize in advance, some of the things I will probably share over the next coupl... Read more
hurtful comment
Sunday, January 11, 2015      12 comments

So this isnít related to me healthy life journey, except that I have been thinking about it a lot recently. Lots of my friends recently have had kids. And itís something on of them said to me that just got me really mad, to the point I havenít t... Read more
2015 GOALS
Sunday, January 04, 2015      4 comments

Exercise Goals: * Track my exercise * Do multiple reps with the 20lb weights (gotta work up to it first) * Jog for longer distances Nutrition Goals: * Eat more Vegetables (and more of a variety of them) * Re-Cut down soda (Sta... Read more
Dr Appts and updates
Wednesday, October 15, 2014      3 comments

Itís been a while since Iíve written one of these but it is long overdue. Most recently Iíve been going to doctorsí appointments because my mom put me on her insurance but it ends on my birthday. A couple weeks ago we went to the optometrist and... Read more
Changes that prompted a return
Sunday, March 09, 2014      2 comments

Itís been a while, honestly a long while since I have been on here regularly. A lot of changes have happened in my life, including a best friend no longer wanting to talk to me and starting a new relationship with someone who loves me no matter ... Read more
Week 5 Challenge Blog
Sunday, July 14, 2013      3 comments

I havenít been on lots recently due to my hectic work schedule, itís just me and two other managers total which means long days and not much time off. So when I do get home all I really want to do is sleep, but this week is my vacation and my fe... Read more
Week 2 Challenge Blog
Sunday, June 23, 2013      1 comments

For this challenge I want to accomplish - Finishing my first challenge - Be under 225lbs - Stay motivated and exercise daily - Make new friends and connections with spark members - Gain more self confidence (generally feel better abou... Read more
First Challenge and Excitng News
Wednesday, June 05, 2013      3 comments

I am super excited about doing my first Spark People Challenge; I have been telling all my friends how excited I am to do this. We did a New Yearís Weight Loss Challenge, and while I didnít feel like I did very good at it. I followed it through ... Read more
Rewards And Realizations
Friday, May 17, 2013      3 comments

I have done this in my head but I want to get it out on paper, lol. My personal rewards: 240 Ė New swimming suit: Takini 230 Ė New dress: a nice summer one 220 Ė New kitchen Mits 210 Ė New storage containers for taking fo... Read more

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