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Tuesday, March 03, 2015      5 comments

Hi, Spark Friends. Just pausing to pass along some encouragement. I know this journey gets tough at times. It gets frustrating. Sometimes the scale just doesn't move. Just remember WHY we are here. We are here on SP to change our lives for th... Read more


Tuesday, February 17, 2015      4 comments

Until recently, the variety of vegetables I ate was very limited. I grew up mainly eating the following vegetables/side dishes: corn, pinto beans, green beans, okra, green peas, squash, cabbage, creamed potatoes, macaroni & cheese, candied y... Read more

January Recap

Sunday, February 01, 2015      8 comments

Hi, Spark Friends!! I just wanted to say emoticon for all your continued support. I ended January with 900 fitn... Read more

Being Lazy?

Saturday, January 17, 2015      6 comments

I'm struggling this month with getting in my fitness minutes. Half of the month has passed and I've only accumulated 360 points. My usual monthly goal is 1,000 minutes. I'm so far behind. I just don't seem to have much energy. My husband g... Read more

Back on Track

Tuesday, January 06, 2015      9 comments

I just wanted to report that I got on the scale this morning and I was down four pounds from last week. I'm assuming that I was retaining fluid a week ago. I'm focusing on consuming fewer calories and making myself do some type of exercise. Ye... Read more

Weight Gain

Wednesday, December 31, 2014      7 comments

I got on the scale yesterday to record my monthly weight reading. I got quite the shock when the scale revealed that I was up 6 pounds for the month. From October 2012-April 2014, I have consistently loss or maintained my weight. Only in May 2... Read more

My fight with food

Monday, December 22, 2014      4 comments

This morning I was really struggling with the urges to overeat. I had breakfast and it was like I just wasn't satisfied and wanted more even though I wasn't hungry. I was dealing with the same thing on yesterday. The food won that round. This... Read more


Sunday, November 16, 2014      7 comments

When I started my weight loss journey in the Fall of 2012, I made a promise to myself that I would make the effort to wear clothes that fit me. In the past, I felt so uncomfortable with my size. I would just cover up in loose fitting clothes. I ... Read more

I stumbled into maintenance.

Wednesday, October 01, 2014      8 comments

Greetings, Spark Friends. I'm hoping that you are continuing to push forward on your journey toward improved health, nutrition, and fitness. I'm sparking along. I haven't loss any weight since April. I've been losing and gaining the same two ... Read more


Friday, August 29, 2014      7 comments

I'm really grateful to be a part of the Sparkpeople community. I'll be celebrating my 2nd year anniversary on this site next month. My life has really changed for the better. It's very important to have a site like this one to come to for so ... Read more

July Recap

Thursday, July 31, 2014      4 comments

This month has been more challenging for me. I consistently ate over my daily calorie range and struggled with my food choices. I am up 1.6 pounds for the month. I did do well this month with exercise. I accumulated 1,450 fitness minutes. I... Read more

Keep Pushing!!

Thursday, July 10, 2014      7 comments

The month of July has been tough for me in regard to eating within my calorie range. I've eaten over my daily allotment everyday except one. There has been some extenuating circumstances such as out of state travel and a family reunion. I'm st... Read more

I look back to encourage myself to keep moving forward (pics)

Monday, June 09, 2014      11 comments

On this journey, we are often stifled due to varies issues in this life. Being consistent with healthy habits is very difficult. I decided in September 2012 that this time I was NOT giving up. This time I am not going back to the unhealthy, m... Read more

No more pizza buffets

Saturday, June 07, 2014      4 comments

Today, I made some unwise food choices. I just didn't practice portion control at lunch and paid for it the rest of the day. I am just so bloated and miserable!! Read more

Herniated Discs

Saturday, May 24, 2014      5 comments

Well, I guess I will have to be patient a while longer and just accept that I'm going to have to focus mainly on walking for exercise. I had two MRI's done earlier this week and the tests revealed that I have a herniated disc in my neck and one... Read more

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