Setting Goals
Saturday, November 29, 2014      3 comments

So, I am coming to realize that I am definitely stronger than I give myself credit for. I went to the gym today and I completed 45 min on the arc trainer and I feel great. Its cool to workout and what's even better is that I set aside time for... Read more
Ready or Not.....Here I come!
Tuesday, November 25, 2014      5 comments

I'm in a tough spot right now. I just recently gained 30 pounds in the last six months. My body is protesting I feel every pound that I carry. My mind is struggling to understand that I am the one who can create the change that I need but I a... Read more
Tuesday, October 16, 2012      8 comments

At the beginning of this yr. I weighed 342 today I am 329. Not a huge accomplishment for many but for me its wonderful as the previous yr i gained nearly 30 pounds. I was in a good place. Mind and body where in healthy mode. My grand f... Read more
Learning how to eat..........
Thursday, September 13, 2012      3 comments

I decided not to workout during lunch today....legs a little sore and i was a bit hungry. So, I opted to get something to eat and rest for a bit. however this sort of posed a problem. I had a strong taste for the ten piece fried chicken wing... Read more
Full body mirror
Sunday, September 09, 2012      2 comments

My goodness! I just tried on clothes at a local store and could not believe what i saw. Normally when i shop i don't try on clothes and it has nothing to do with not wanting to see my body. I am just always in a hurry. In the fitting r... Read more
It's time to upgrade......
Friday, June 15, 2012      1 comments

For a long time, i have said that i wanted to embrace me...the total me, past, present and future. Have you ever felt change....well, i feel different. I totally love who i am now, plus size and all. I understand that i need to lose wei... Read more
Bittersweet....I'm really not believing this!!!
Sunday, May 20, 2012      5 comments

Well, I am really learning that things are not always what they seem. I had gained almost forty pound since 2010---stress. In February 2012 I was 342 and just knowing that made me feel awful. I work 14 hour days so i started working out... Read more
I've decided to be active
Saturday, May 05, 2012      4 comments

I was a silent sparker the last time i was on the site. This time i will be more active. Truth be told I NEED spark this time. I have always had weight on me and have always carried it well...or so I thought, but now the image i have is not p... Read more
I can do this.....
Saturday, April 28, 2012      5 comments

I am so disappointed in myself....I haven't been on spark in quite some time but have decided to reassert myself and hopefully truly change for the better. Really don't know how much i weigh but i do know i have gained...The last year and a hal... Read more
I need some tips!!
Sunday, March 13, 2011      5 comments

So i just recently recommitted to better eating and exercising and i have been faced with some welcomed challenges. I started a Learning Academy in my home at the beginning of the year and now have seven students. So at the end of the day i am... Read more
waiting for the day when my ticker moves
Friday, February 25, 2011      3 comments

So this past week should have been the week that i gave it my all. I planned to exercise 5 times a week for at least an hour and bought all kind of healthy goodies but life shook some things up. My mom and cousin were in a hit and run accident... Read more
5 days sober.....
Wednesday, February 09, 2011      4 comments

Today is my fifth day no drink and no sweets. The sweets are suprisingly easier than i thought. I guess i have a little will power in that area but drinking only water is proving to be a lot harder than i hoped. I wish it were easy but I lon... Read more
a good day
Monday, December 13, 2010      3 comments

I finally did it.....i resisted all of the temptations; chose water over drinks, baked the chicken rather than fried. Didn't make it to the gym but got a small work out in. i know this is a small accomplishment to most but for me it is ... Read more
Almost there, i'll do it tomorrow and today i can do this........
Saturday, November 27, 2010      2 comments

I read all of the blogs and i am so inspired...but not enough to turn around. I have never been here. The place where I am almost there but not quite ready to make the change. I tell my self i'll start tomorrow, and the next day i say the sa... Read more
Fat is the enemy
Wednesday, April 21, 2010      4 comments

My last three post have been gains and i am not worried yet. I lost 4.2 lbs week 1 and 6.8 week 2. I expected weight gain for week 3 and i did ( i think it was about a half pound. This week I am up 4.2 lbs. I hope this huge number is d... Read more

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