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Fat talks : I won't listen

Sunday, February 24, 2013      8 comments

In July of 2011 I started a journey to look better . In July of 2012 I realized that was a lie . Do I want to look better ? oh yea , that is always great but that can not be the goal. I have always wanted acceptance and respect. I fought for yea... Read more

Springing into action week 1 challenge blog

Friday, February 22, 2013      5 comments

So this is a "let you meet me ' blog . These are expected with every challenge although it feels repetitive to me lol but here we go ... This is two parts so bare with me Meet me : My name is Darlene and I am 42 years old,married with 2... Read more

Do you even know ?

Wednesday, February 20, 2013      7 comments

Yesterday at physical Therapy while walking on the Hydro track me and the therapist were talking about some recent numbers I had found while looking for something else . I started my journey in October of 2010 with nothing but the two things Go... Read more

sweet thought

Saturday, February 16, 2013      10 comments

Every now and then in life someone in life does something that lets you know that perhaps they see you differently since you started the journey. As times are tough this year financially I told the DH that we really didn't need to go blow money ... Read more


Thursday, February 14, 2013      4 comments

As far as it goes I have always liked most of my body. I will never be a skinny person and I am good with that really . However there is one part that i have never like and it is the hardest to get gone. My stomach . Yep I have always hated it .... Read more

Self affirmations 4,5, 6,7 : I know you

Saturday, February 09, 2013      1 comments

I know you!! You are that person that gives everything for others. You are the woman who is strong beyond your greatest fears. You are that little girl who endured all that... Read more

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

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