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Miss B the Grumpy Grumpykins
Thursday, July 05, 2012      9 comments

Yesterday as you know was the fourth of july and what you may not know is that it is my absolute favorite holiday. I dress in my red, white and blue, and wear a bejewled american flag charm around my neck. I grab my american flag purse and put n... Read more
Stand Up Tall
Tuesday, July 03, 2012      9 comments

On my lunch break today I took a walk to my local Rite Aid to pick up some things and as I walked I noticed how hunched over I was as I walked down the street. I shouted to myself, “Stand up straight! You’re not the old you!” How long have... Read more
Taking Care of Myself For Once
Monday, July 02, 2012      10 comments

For the past 3 years I have worked at my current job and have cried more times than I care to count. I’m miserable. I’m extremely stressed. It’s hell. Because of the economy being like it is, I was afriad to leave because jobs just aren’t avail... Read more
Through It All, Still Making Progress
Friday, June 29, 2012      10 comments

When I first started losing weight it NEVER occured to me to measure myself because I was so focused on what the scale told me. Thank GOD for SparkPeople. I was so inspired by BRITT831's blog today that I decided to measure myself to see ho... Read more
Don't Let Mistakes Stop You
Thursday, June 28, 2012      6 comments

My only piece of advice today for my SparkFriends is this, DON’T LET ONE MISTAKE STOP YOU FROM REACHING YOUR GOALS AND DREAMS. Made a mistake? MOVE ON and MOVE FORWARD. I made the mistake of letting someone get in the way of my dreams ... Read more
Elaborate Pity Parties
Wednesday, June 27, 2012      8 comments

“Stop hosting elaborate pity parties for your self......There is life after the hurt.” MDMARSHAL1 (a fellow Sparker) Smart, SMART woman. I turned my sadness/frustration/depression around yesterday by working out for 20 minutes. M... Read more
I'm Made Of Better Stuff
Monday, June 25, 2012      8 comments

Normally if I was faced with hardships and sadness, I’d just give up and throw in the towel. I cannot even count how many times I’ve done that and regretted it later. You know what? I owe it to myself to never give up. I’m not going to set mysel... Read more
Just Not Satisfied!
Friday, June 22, 2012      6 comments

This week I worked with my PT for 3 days straight and it felt good to feel my body working! The aches and pains I would feel the next day made me feel wonderful! I was feeling the burn! Even after I was done with my session and pretty tired, I’d... Read more
Fabulous and Out Of Shape
Tuesday, June 19, 2012      5 comments

Sometimes you just don’t realize how out of shape you are until your personal trainer asks you to do 5 bicycle crunches and you struggle with each. And. Every. One. 3% incline on the treadmill? No problem! 4.5% incline? I got that! ... Read more
Ladies In Their Sensitivities
Sunday, June 17, 2012      5 comments

I've always been a pretty sensitive person. Even as a kid, I would often take things to heart and wear my heart on my sleeve. I was often told by family members and peers alike that I shouldn't take things so seriously. But when does everyone st... Read more
4lbs Lost - 69lbs Gone!
Wednesday, June 13, 2012      14 comments

Walking on sunshine! Proof: SO CLOSE TO GOAL! 16lbs to go! Size 14, you're closer than I think!!!!!!!! YOWSA! I still haven't decided what my reward will... Read more
Food of My Soul
Wednesday, June 13, 2012      6 comments

Soul food has always been a trigger for me. As a young girl, my Grandmother who was an amazing southern cook, would show me that she loved me by the food she cooked. I would get plenty of hugs, kisses and smothered steak with white rice. I’d get... Read more
Accept Yourself
Sunday, June 10, 2012      7 comments

I wish I could engrave this on my brain so that I would never ever forget. I need to love myself for all of my faults and good qualities. No self-hatred. Just love. ... Read more
I Had To Go Back
Friday, June 08, 2012      5 comments

I tend to be obsessed when it comes to my workouts and the numbers that I produce. Yesterday was no different. Spark says I need to burn 297 calories so dang it, I need to do it. Uh oh. Yesterday I went to the gym, walked/jogged on th... Read more
Drugstores Are Bad For Me
Wednesday, June 06, 2012      9 comments

Around lunch time today I was on my way to my local sushi place and had to make a pit stop at Rite Aid for another water bottle. Normally I buy 1 1.5 liter bottle and “recycle” it by using it for the next few days and then I’ll purchase another ... Read more

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