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Am I wrecking my own progress?
Sunday, December 24, 2017      4 comments

It's the weird moments in life that give you an idea. I had one last night, while driving back from the grocery store. It wasn't my brightest decision of the day and it was only 1 am, so there was a lot of day left to get too. It had been ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Never Easy Starting Over
Wednesday, September 27, 2017      38 comments

Today I find myself in the 280's, but while I may be down about that and not happy with it. Fall is my favorite season to workout and do things in. Its been a long time since I have been on. Honestly for a while I wasn't sure if the clouds... Read more
April 2017
Monday, April 17, 2017      6 comments

Well I am now well into my second semester of LPN school, I passed the last major pass/fail component and have started up in clinicals again. Can't say working full time, going to school with clinicals is in anyway easy but I am trying to do it.... Read more
End 2016/ Start 2017
Tuesday, January 10, 2017      5 comments

The month of December was a hard one this last year, though they have been for the past couple of years. Depression hit pretty hard, so many days i didn't want to get out of bed to go to work or go to school, and some days i felt it was anger an... Read more
Weight Loss Motivation
Sunday, November 13, 2016      3 comments

Ideas for my weight loss drawing mug: -Nutribullet type blender -New car radio console -A purchase of books off Thrift books -New outfit -lunch bag from 31 -Zipline in Branson -Trip to Arkansas for hiking (really want to go, bu... Read more
Happiness Is Shining In
Sunday, October 16, 2016      5 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, I’m 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 isn’t 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 it’s something on of them said to me that just got me really mad, to the point I haven’t 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

It’s been a while since I’ve written one of these but it is long overdue. Most recently I’ve been going to doctors’ 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

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