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Starting Over
Monday, August 21, 2017      1 comments

I joined the SparkPeople community in September of 2012. I was active on this site and attended OA meetings. I was able to release 65 pounds from my body over a 18 month period. I started at 202 pounds and got down to 137 pounds. I was still con... Read more
Keep Sparking!
Wednesday, July 20, 2016      7 comments

Happy Wednesday!! I just want to encourage everyone to keep sparking!! I am no where near where I want to be and I've had some setbacks and weight gain. But guess what? I keep showing up on this site. Day by day, pound by pound, inch by inch, I... Read more
Wednesday Chit Chat
Wednesday, March 30, 2016      8 comments

Happy Wednesday Fellow Sparkers!! emoticon Nothing new to report as far as weight loss or maintenance is conc... Read more
The Struggle Continues
Wednesday, February 24, 2016      5 comments

I am so frustrated with myself. I have put on many extra pounds. I haven't been able to resume a regular exercise routine. It is so hard trying to start over. My food intake is excessive. I am just NOT in a good place. I feel so defeated. ... Read more
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      6 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!! ... Read 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!! ... Read 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

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