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Self affirmation #4 : I could be a dog
Wednesday, February 06, 2013      3 comments

In the days after my parents death, I spent most of my time with my dog. Tippy is was a Chihuahua but more than that she was the most loyal being I knew. She didnt leave my side, when I cried she cried, when i laughed she laughed, As funny as it... Read more
Self affirmation # 3 .. show me some love
Tuesday, February 05, 2013      7 comments

For me the most important quality is that I am genuine . Genuine is possessing the alleged or apparent attribute character quality or origin : not counterfeit, authentic. I spent years trying to be perfect for everyone. I have said the right thi... Read more
Sparkler self affirmation 1 and 2
Monday, February 04, 2013      4 comments

I have a really hard time every time one of these challenges come where I have to produce some sort of self love. I am not wired for this. Modesty is defined as a noun that means freedom from vanity, boastfulness, ostentation or showy extravaga... Read more
1/10/13 day 10 : Happy Anniversary !!!
Thursday, January 10, 2013      7 comments

Dear Spark People .. Happy Anniversary !!! one year ago today I became a sparker and well it has been a tough year but it was a lot better with you than without you. I have learned how to eat better and certainly how to make the most of my exerc... Read more
1/9/13 Day 9 : Fatty fatty two by four
Wednesday, January 09, 2013      7 comments

The question today is Has any one ever made negative comments about your weight? Hmmm is there a word limit on this blog .. "fatty fatty two by four cant get through the kitchen door" oh you have to love my little brother's rhyming ability... Read more
1/8/13 Day 8 : workout routine
Tuesday, January 08, 2013      1 comments

My workout routine really depends on my mobility with my foot . I walk every day without fail. Any where from 2 to 4 miles ... Walking is my emotional release and has helped me deal with emotional eating ... I now know I will never run or jog bu... Read more
1/7/13 Day 7: Support System
Monday, January 07, 2013      2 comments

The actual question today was do your parents know you are trying to loose weight? Do they care? I lost my in Sept of 01 and my dad in April of 02. Yes that is right 8 months apart. If they were still with me they would know and oh yes they woul... Read more
1/6/13 Day 6 : Do you Binge eat ?
Sunday, January 06, 2013      1 comments

I had to seriously think on this one. Do I binge eat ? Binge eating is episodes of uncontrollable eating . As a fat bodied person most think I do this type of thing all the time after all that is how we get fat right. Well no that is no... Read more
01/5/13 Day 5: Why are you doing this ?
Saturday, January 05, 2013      3 comments

Two years ago I had a serious foot surgery during that recovery I was not allowed to do any exercise and consequently gained 35 pounds in ten weeks. Every thing was miserable during that time. I had reached an all time high weight and I was done... Read more
1/4/13 Day 4 : Greatest Fear
Friday, January 04, 2013      2 comments

When you undertake something as large as I have the fears are by the magnitudes. The end number is so large that I cant think about that number . It is hard to believe that it is possible to loose that much weight and sometimes I tremble at the ... Read more
1/3/13 Day 3: Thinspirtation
Thursday, January 03, 2013      3 comments

This is one of the most difficult of blogs to write for me. I just have never given thought to the end of the journey or what i would like to look like. I want to be sexy again of course but i dont want to get count up a lot of what i will look ... Read more
1/2/13 Day 2 : How tall are you ? Really
Wednesday, January 02, 2013      3 comments

I am 5 feet 9 1/2 inches tall .. I am really lucky to be tall for a woman . My height has always given a certain kind of comfort. Maybe to comfortable at times . I dont slouch because well my dad was a Marine and I can walk across the room with ... Read more
1/1/13 Day 1 : I think the gods are talking
Tuesday, January 01, 2013      1 comments

When a new year starts for me I have to look back over the past year and see what was good and what was bad. If you have had the opportunity to read my recent blogs you will know that things are not all sugar and spice in my life right now. Yea ... Read more
The end of the 2012 .. streak , numbers and thoughts ...
Sunday, December 30, 2012      0 comments

So here we are at the end of 2012, where are we ? Well for me i think I am on a good track if the numbers say anything . Today when i put in my ipod info into Nike.com I realized that since June I have walked 195 miles . Not shabby considering e... Read more
another off the bucket list !!
Monday, December 17, 2012      6 comments

Saturday evening our friend Barry received 4 tickets to the Saints game against Tampa Bay. I shocked everyone when I said I want to go. I am not crazy about crowds and well they know that my foot is really bad with stairs and walking right now.... Read more

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