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Thursday, December 31, 2015      11 comments

The year of 2015 is coming to a close. In terms of weight loss, this year has been a failure for me. With the exception of about 3 months this year, I've been putting on the pounds since December of last year. I end this year with a gain of 17... Read more


Saturday, November 07, 2015      6 comments

Happy November!! I continue to participate here on SparkPeople because it's a huge source of encouragement for me. I'm learning to accept myself at whatever weight I am. I have put back on 13 pounds over the past few months. In the past, I w... Read more


Friday, October 16, 2015      6 comments

I haven't been able to get in much exercise this week due to asthma flare-ups. I was so grateful that I could breathe better today. I was able to go walking around a flea market for three hours. I found some neat items. My husband took off fro... Read more


Monday, September 28, 2015      5 comments

I'm just slipping and sliding around with my food. I'm hoping that I can reclaim the habit of eating within my prescribed calorie range. I haven't eaten within range on a consistent basis in many months. I owe it to myself to be healthy and t... Read more

Flea Market & Yard Sale Bargains

Monday, September 21, 2015      3 comments

I enjoy searching for bargains of items that I really want. Recently, I've been searching for home decor items. These are some of the items I've gotten. I found this homemade cowboy lamp and decided to get it. I thought it was so cool! Pl... Read more

Cheating Myself

Saturday, August 29, 2015      11 comments

For the past few months, I've been seeing gains on the scale instead of losses. I'm up 10 pounds from where I was last summer. I've chosen to over indulge in foods that I know aren't good for me. Breads and chips are a weakness of mine. Simple... Read more

July Goal Met

Thursday, July 30, 2015      4 comments

I did it again this month. I set a goal of 900 fitness minutes for the month of July. I'm proud to say that currently I have 1,020 fitness minutes. I'm so happy that I exceeded my goal. Read more

July Part 1

Tuesday, July 07, 2015      7 comments

I've started off the month getting in more water. emoticon I'm doing okay with the exercise. Read more

June Goal Met

Wednesday, June 24, 2015      10 comments

Hi, Everyone. I'm so excited that as of today, I have met my fitness goal for June. I set a goal to complete 900 fitness minutes and I did it!! emoticonRead more

The Half-way Mark

Saturday, June 13, 2015      5 comments

I set a goal of 900 fitness minutes for June. As of today, I have accumulated 450 minutes. I'm half the way to reaching my monthly goal!! emoticonRead more

May Recap

Monday, June 01, 2015      2 comments

Hi, SparkFriends!! I wanted to let you know that I got in my 800 fitness minutes for the month of May. I'll admit, it was a STRUGGLE. I was suffering from congestion, allergies, and asthma flare-ups so that slowed me down. My goal for June is ... Read more

May Goal

Friday, May 01, 2015      9 comments

My goal for May is to move more. I've been slacking in the exercise department. So, I want to encourage all of you to move more with me in May!! emoticonRead more

BBQ Ribs & Fried Catfish

Saturday, April 18, 2015      4 comments

Tender BBQ ribs and fried catfish fillets are two of my favorite foods to eat. In my area, the best place I've found so far for ribs is Spring Creek BBQ. Recently, I discovered a place I can go and get some g-o-o-d catfish. It's called Flying F... Read more

A Change Is Coming

Tuesday, April 07, 2015      6 comments

I'm not feeling very proud of myself. In fact, I'm downright disgusted with myself. I've allowed the food to take control once again. I've been making poor food choices and just eating way too much. My attitude is more negative and critical. ... Read more


Tuesday, March 03, 2015      6 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

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