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An Eye Opening Wake Up Call
Monday, December 31, 2012      11 comments

I joined SparkPeople on November 8, 2011. It was the day after my younger brother and his girlfriend announced to the family that they were engaged. With a September date, I had around 10 months to lose as much weight as I could. At that poin... Read more
Never Quit Pledge
Saturday, August 04, 2012      4 comments

Never Quit Pledge Sunday, April 29, 2012 Today, I promise I will not quit. I pledge that no matter, how many ups and downs I pass through, I will continue on my journey. I pledge to make a NEW START today, and forgive myself for my pa... Read more
50 Questions (and Answers) About Me
Thursday, July 26, 2012      3 comments

I "borrowed" this list of questions from a fellow SparkPeople team member. 1. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? Yes ~ My parents were originally going to name me Stephanie. My mom was a teacher and one day got a new student whose name was Tif... Read more
Red Hot Heartbreakers For the Body I Want: Mini-Challenge Blog
Saturday, July 07, 2012      15 comments

The DONE Girls have started another challenge. This one is called the Red Hot Heartbreakers Challenge, and I am excited to get it underway!! ... Read more
SASS Challenge Reflection
Wednesday, June 27, 2012      6 comments

July 1st will mark the end of a 17 week challenge I've been a part of with the DONE Girls. The Bahama Mamas have rocked it and are ready to rock the next challenge!! To finish up the SASS challenge, our last "assignment" is to reflect on... Read more
HLC Mental Challenge #9
Sunday, May 27, 2012      3 comments

This week, our mental challenge was a two parter. For the first part, we are "writing down three things that are currently in your life that give you happiness." For the second part, we are "writing down three things that you would like to... Read more
HLC Mental Challenge #8
Saturday, May 19, 2012      5 comments

Last week our mental challenge was one we completed only on our team threads. This week, we're back to posting our challenges anywhere we want. We are finishing up week 8 of a 10 week challenge are are supposed to evaluate how we've done so fa... Read more
HLC Mental Challenge #6
Sunday, May 06, 2012      4 comments

The week six mental challenge was to "turn a negative thought you have this week into a positive thought." As I have mentioned before, in previous blogs, I tend to have negative thoughts pop in my head more often than negative thoughts. Overco... Read more
HLC Mental Challenge #5
Sunday, April 29, 2012      6 comments

Our mental challenge this week was to "make just one change by trying something new this week that may inspire you to make other constructive changes to your life." As my weight loss has become more noticeable, I have gotten a few complimen... Read more
HLC Mental Challenge #4
Saturday, April 21, 2012      4 comments

Our challenge for this week is a two parter. I found the first part to be much harder than the second part. The first part was to "change at one negative thought you have about yourself this week into a positive thought. Be your own friend." ... Read more
HLC Mental Challenge #3
Saturday, April 14, 2012      6 comments

This week's challenge was to find a mantra for ourselves and then post it where we can see it. It's interesting. It seems as if I hear mantras or mantra-like sayings everyday. However, when it came time to thinking about what one would be mot... Read more
HLC Mental Challenge #2
Saturday, April 07, 2012      3 comments

Although, I've been on SparkPeople for five months, I had not ventured into the blog world yet. However, I thought the Mental Challenge for the Healthy Living Challenge I am participating in would be a good place to start. We are supposed to l... Read more