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Prom Time Again...2010

Thursday, June 03, 2010      4 comments

Yesterday was Prom for the kids at the rec center where I work afternoons. Of course it was great and everyone had a great time dancing and eating. I was busy in the kitchen... Read more

Passing the 2 Year Mark

Wednesday, May 26, 2010      26 comments

I am happy to say that I am successfully passing the second year of my weight loss journey... Read more

I Love My Dogs

Tuesday, May 11, 2010      5 comments

I have always been a cat person. I worked with a woman who had dogs. She invited me to go to the dog park with her one day. It was fun watching all the dogs there. After that I started watching the Dog Whisperer. Everyone would laugh at me, the ... Read more

Pretty Disappointed

Monday, April 26, 2010      11 comments

I posted a message in the Spark café several days ago and I have still not gotten one single response. My post went like this. "Looking for a maintenance buddy." Now I understand that most Sparkpeople members are in the losing stage but there ha... Read more

Reflecting On the Past Month

Thursday, February 25, 2010      10 comments

In my blog entry of a month ago, I reached out to my Sparkfriends. All of you responded with such kind words and encouragement. I want to thank all of you for your support. At this point in my weight loss journey I have come to a fork in the roa... Read more

Reaching Out

Friday, January 15, 2010      25 comments

Hi Dear Spark Friends, I am having a problem and I know that just reaching out to you will make me feel better. As you know sometimes just voicing how one feel is so very therapeutic. Here goes. I have been on this weight loss journey s... Read more

Celebrating a Non-Scale Success

Monday, January 04, 2010      17 comments

When I began my weight loss journey in May of 2008 I could only dream on ever being able to go to the Huntington Library and gardens. It my starting weight there was no way I would be able to do that much walking. So at the time I decided to mak... Read more

Trying New Things....

Friday, December 04, 2009      10 comments

Ok, so.... I decided to walk in the annual Christmas parade tomorrow. I am taking the dog too. I am a little nervous about it though. I am pretty sure the parade itself won't be too far but of course there is the return trip back to the starting... Read more

Non Scale Celebration

Tuesday, December 01, 2009      9 comments

On Thanksgiving day I had the pleasure of being able to actually get down on the floor and play bingo with my granddaughter. It was such a fantastic feeling. Honestly it doesn't seen like it has been a year and a half since I began my journey. M... Read more

I Had A Great Day Today

Tuesday, November 24, 2009      10 comments

I have the most wonderful day today that I feel like sharing it with all my spark friends. This morning I have an appointment with my orthopedist. The last time I was there was just about 2 months into my weight loss journey. With his head down ... Read more

Time Again to Spread the Spark

Monday, November 16, 2009      9 comments

Wednesday I will be presenting my weight loss story again to the potential Gastric bypass patients at my medical group. This is the second time that I have been asked to participate. I plan to bring my manuscript copy of The Spark along with a f... Read more

Boot Camp at LA Fitness

Sunday, November 01, 2009      8 comments

Today I participated in a boot camp training session at my gym. Of course some of the exercises were modified for me because of my limitations with my knees. I kept up pretty well with all of the other participants. I even run laps around the gy... Read more

Thanks to Sparkpeople.com

Thursday, October 08, 2009      14 comments

I found Sparkpeople after I had lost 80 pounds attending a very good weight loss clinic. The program ended and I found this fabulous site while serching for something online to help me continue to lose weight. That was a year ago and I am happy ... Read more

I am so Fired Up!!!

Monday, October 05, 2009      6 comments

My spark has been fanned into a flame again. I am participating in the pilot book program and I also took the leap and joined LA Fitness. I am not one to waste my hard earned money so I am going to make it my business to go when ever possible. I... Read more

This Is Not Just Another Diet

Sunday, September 20, 2009      11 comments

When I started this weight loss journey the doctor at the weight loss center told me not to think of it as a diet. I really thought he was crazy. How could it be anything else but a diet? Since then I have learned that it must be a lifestyle ch... Read more


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