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Keeping My Nose to the Grindstone
Thursday, March 23, 2017      8 comments

Good morning, Friends! When I started back Sparking this year, I had intended on blogging more, but you know how it is with good intentions and all that! So, I just wanted to catch you up on my journey so far. I think "keeping my no... Read more
Six Week Progress Report!
Friday, February 17, 2017      15 comments

Hello Friends! I just completed my first six weeks of training with my new trainer and so far, so good! My official weigh in was last night, so here are the results.... Drum Roll Please.................... Weight - down 15 pounds Nec... Read more
Training Progress
Friday, February 10, 2017      10 comments

Good morning, Spark Friends! I thought I might update you on the progress I am making with my personal trainer. When I finally made the decision to get healthy again (due to high cholesterol and painful joints), I knew I had to do somethin... Read more
Hello??? Anyone Still Out There?
Monday, January 30, 2017      15 comments

It's been so long since I've been on here, I'm not even sure if any of my friends are even here anymore! Where have the years gone? I have still been struggling with my weight...well, actually that's not quite accurate. I completely gave up on l... Read more
Hello, Friends. It's Me Again...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014      25 comments

Good morning, friends. I'm sorry to say that I have gone and done what I thought I would never go and do! I backtracked, fell off the weight loss wagon, blew it, let myself down, as well as all of you. I gained almost all of the weight back t... Read more
Mountains!
Tuesday, July 01, 2014      19 comments

So here we are in the mountains again! We took 2 days getting up here. I caravanned up with my brother and his family, so it was a lot easier trip for me. We stopped in Canyon on the way and visited the Palo Duro Canyon and saw the play "Texa... Read more
Catch Up blog with pictures!
Tuesday, June 24, 2014      18 comments

I am now 3 days into our Summer challenge, and so far so good. I am trying not to dwell on the fact that I am having to lose the same weight again that I lost last year! I have to just move forward from here. Today was mine and DH's 24t... Read more
Here We Go!
Saturday, June 21, 2014      20 comments

Today is Day 1 of our Summer 5% Challenge and I am so ready to get started! I need this push and accountability to get me back on track. I will not go into all the reasons that I have regained nearly half of the weight that I lost, but I will ... Read more
Good Morning!
Monday, March 31, 2014      22 comments

Good morning, friends! I'm still here! I just took a break from the computer for the weekend. I finished my first week of "one day at a time" today and it went well for the most part. Some days were definitely better than others, but at leas... Read more
Checking In and Sewing Projects
Thursday, March 27, 2014      18 comments

So, I made it one more day! I met most of my goals yesterday, with the exception of water. I didn't quite get enough. But I did track, resist junk, and exercise, so that is definitely progress. It feels so good to be doing something again. ... Read more
One Day at a Time (cont.)
Wednesday, March 26, 2014      17 comments

So far, so good. I was able to meet most of my goals yesterday. I tracked everything, drank my water, exercised, and chose healthy foods for the most part. The scale was even down a few pounds this morning. Now, I'm ready to face another day... Read more
One Day at a Time
Tuesday, March 25, 2014      18 comments

First of all, thank you all so much for the warm welcome back I received after posting my last blog! Your kindness and support overwhelms me. Thank you! Now, on to the blog. I woke up to a shocker this morning on the scale. 199.5!!! Yik... Read more
Time to Begin Again (Again!)
Friday, March 21, 2014      23 comments

Very few of us on this journey actually have a straight line from start to finish. If you are anything like me, there are several twists and turns and ups and downs along the way, much like a roller coaster. Unlike the roller coaster, though, ... Read more
Good Morning, Sunshine!
Thursday, February 13, 2014      17 comments

Good morning, all of my sweet Spark Friends! The sunshine has finally come back into my life (both metaphorically and literally)! After many weeks of being in a deep depression, the cloud has finally lifted and the sun is shining through. My ... Read more
Enough is Enough!
Monday, January 06, 2014      22 comments

I have pretty much been stuck for the past 6 months! Not stuck in the sense of a plateau, but stuck because I just can't seem to stick to my healthy eating! I've become rebellious. I don't WANT to eat healthy. It's not fair. Why do I have t... Read more

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