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Respect the Journey

Wednesday, June 19, 2013      10 comments

For me right now it is reflection time over the last 96 pounds . I know most probably will get tired of hearing me on this subject before I am actually done with it. If you have never had a doctor tell you there was no hope or look you in the fa... Read more

Crunch Time

Monday, June 17, 2013      4 comments

There is that moment in the game of football, where it is crunch time. The game comes down to one play. The teams are lined up and and it 4th and goal. I have always wondered... Read more

Water Workout

Sunday, June 16, 2013      9 comments

Although I have no interest in sharing information about food when asked, I feel I have a responsibility to share any information I have about fitness with those who ask. When I first started this journey I wouldnt say I had a clue about fitness... Read more

Just say no

Friday, June 14, 2013      3 comments

I don't know if it is because I am sick and I am horrible when I am sick; I get over emotional, cranky and a lot of attitude so be warned at this point. I have been catching up on my sparks reading some blogs I had put off. I dont know at... Read more

Oh Gloria !!!

Sunday, June 09, 2013      4 comments

My mother was a wonderful person with well intentions, just let me put that out there to start with . She was an amazing person loved by everyone and most of all by me. I know she only wanted the best for me. However my teenage years with pubert... Read more

the anniversary of a lifetime

Thursday, June 06, 2013      8 comments

I suppose you can say I am a foot expert since my feet have been horrible for most of my life. Many surgeries ( 7 total), Cortizone shots (127 total and that will be the end of that no more of them ever in these tottsies ), 2 % alcohol treatment... Read more

I don't want to burst your bubble but

Thursday, May 30, 2013      12 comments

So i get asked at least three times a day How do i loose weight like you are ? So just let me tell you There is no secret here. I hit rock bottom. Just like every other addiction in the world I hit bottom and had to ask the hard question Do I w... Read more

The new old muscle

Friday, May 24, 2013      3 comments

It is now just a way of life . I know that I have to get up and do certain things whether I want to or not but I never regret them. I suit and and just do it, it is the same battle every day me against the person I use to be. This is me in 2009.... Read more

What a solution in the Spark Solution plan !!!

Sunday, May 19, 2013      2 comments

On Sunday May 12 I started " The Spark Solution" plan. I did this with a little hesitation because well I personally have not had the best success with following given food plans. I am a very picky eater because of allergies and just what I dont... Read more

Weak but still going

Friday, May 17, 2013      3 comments

When I started this journey 20 months ago I did it for me. Sure it is nice to think of your family and friends as motivation but I want this so badly for me and no one else. I don't want to be inspiring or motivating . I don't go all out in the ... Read more

Just thinking

Sunday, April 28, 2013      6 comments

Yesterday I had to set up an appointment to do the official paperwork for the gym . I have been enjoying the free membership since I was in physical therapy but alas that three months is up and now onto paying for it . I was talking to the lady ... Read more

The stalker lady reveals herself lol

Saturday, April 20, 2013      10 comments

* walks in and cautiously looks around * Do you ever have that feeling that someone is watching you ? Your in a crowded room and really zoned out to the people but all the sudden you get self conscious like is my panties showing or oh lord I hav... Read more

I am different

Thursday, April 18, 2013      6 comments

Yesterday at the gym I was on the Arc machine .. now if you dont know what that it is ... it is like an elliptical machine except it works your thighs and glutes instead of dragging on your calves and ankles... Any ho it is a tough machine for m... Read more

No secret

Saturday, April 13, 2013      4 comments

There are subjects that I said I would not discuss but I feel the need to at this point. I am constantly being asked what I do or did to loose so much weight. I mean well it only took 40 years for me to figure out what it would take. For me it w... Read more

Still alive !!!

Thursday, April 11, 2013      5 comments

So one week ago yesterday started a very long tiring week for me. I got a virus that turned into an infection in my stomach and intestines. This led to a lot of pain and we won't even discuss the other things here. I was physically unable to wor... Read more


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