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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


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

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