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On Losing my Dad

Monday, February 17, 2014      1 comments

On October 30th, just 3 1/2 months ago my Dad, who had been battling lung cancer, lost his battle. Since then I have been in such a reflective mood. I wasn't devastatingly sad, like I thought I should be. And even I have found that to be odd. ... Read more

On Finding Pennies

Tuesday, June 11, 2013      1 comments

Lately I have been questioning a lot of things in my life, just life stuff mainly, am I doing the right thing, should I have done this or that differently, how can I make things better? Yea, just life stuff. And it's got me stressed out. So I ... Read more

I've Neglected Myself

Sunday, October 14, 2012      2 comments

I have a feeling this is going to be long. So it's been forever since I blogged, I'd love to say that I took a long vacation and everything is great and I'm at my goal weight and life is perfect. Well, yea, that's what I'd like to say but I ca... Read more

How I REALLY feel

Wednesday, July 13, 2011      9 comments

People look at my pictures and comment on how well I have done. They say "You are beautiful", "You look like a different person", "Wow, you must feel so much better." While each of these statements are great and they give me a rush when I read... Read more

"How have you lost so much weight?"

Sunday, July 10, 2011      8 comments

I am asked time and time again, "How have you lost so much weight?" My answer is pretty simple. I wanted to regain my health. I put a plan in place. And I live that plan daily. YOU CAN do this too. I promise you, you can. Is it easy? NO!... Read more

So...I took a break and I'm OK with that

Thursday, March 03, 2011      6 comments

I have been working on my weight loss for a year and a half and I am proud to be able to say I have lost over one hundred pounds. I promised myself when I started that I wouldn't set crazy goals and become discouraged when I didn't meet them. I ... Read more

Happiness is...............

Sunday, February 13, 2011      5 comments

Happiness is waking to a bright sunny day Happiness is going for a walk and walking 6 miles without any pain Happiness is drinking water and enjoying how refreshed I feel afterwards Happiness is a bowl of huge, red, juicy, sweet s... Read more

A Dear Friend Just Made Me Cry

Sunday, January 23, 2011      8 comments

But they were tears of happiness. Brian hasn't seen me in a few years, since I moved away from North Carolina almost 4 years ago. When I left the Carolina's I was at my heaviest weight, so he only remembered me being well over three hundred po... Read more

Things I've learned while losing 100 Pounds

Friday, January 21, 2011      4 comments

1. Making mistakes is OK, learn from them 2. Practice Patience, I'm not going to lose 100 pounds in a couple months 3. Adding more veggies daily isn't that hard when you start out with the ones you already like, then gradually add n... Read more

This Face in the Mirror

Wednesday, November 03, 2010      3 comments

Lately, when I look at myself in the mirror, I am surprised at the reflection looking back at me. I told my husband the other day, "I don't know this face peering back at me." He replied, "you know her, you just haven't seen her for a very l... Read more

New Sparkers & Weight Loss Tickers - Something I have observed Time and Time Again

Monday, September 13, 2010      6 comments

I've visited many Spark pages over the years, looking for ideas, inspiration, special stories and the like. I love the diversity of all the Sparkers. Some pages are so happy and upbeat while others have a feeling of being sad and sullen. I see h... Read more

I Need Advice... Help!

Tuesday, August 31, 2010      1 comments

This is something that has been tumbling around in my head for quite some time. It's funny, because I would think I would have this figured out by now, seeing as I have lost 60 pounds. Most days I look in the mirror and don't see the loss. I k... Read more

I'm at Such a Good Place in my Life

Friday, August 27, 2010      2 comments

I joined Sparks back in June of 2006. I've met many Sparkers along the way. Learned many things about health and nutrition and leading a healthy lifestyle but I seriously didn't implement most things I had learned until this past year. I've go... Read more

One Year and What a Year it's Been!

Thursday, August 19, 2010      2 comments

It was a year ago today I suffered a stroke. It was the scariest day of my life and also, a changing point in my life. When a Doctor looks at you and tells you that you are killing yourself, you take notice. Sure I knew I was over weight.... Read more

Today is the Day

Sunday, August 15, 2010      2 comments

I've made a decision that today is the day I begin going through my closet and tossing out the clothes I can no longer wear. I have sizes hanging in my closet from 16 to 28. I don't know why I always hang on to my biggest clothes, I just do. N... Read more


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