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Dangers of Sitting
Wednesday, March 13, 2013      3 comments

I just read an article in the Huffington Post (http://www.huffingtonpost.com
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Wednesday, February 06, 2013      1 comments

Nothing can change in your life until you make up your mind to change it. This morning I woke up, drank 8 ounces of water, make a quick less than 300 calorie breakfast and gathered up my vitamins. I take fish oil, evening primrose, vitamin... Read more
Starting Over
Tuesday, August 28, 2012      4 comments

I am starting this journey over. One day at a time... one pound at a time... doing it the right way. God be with me.... Read more
Falling off the train
Sunday, July 08, 2012      7 comments

I fell off the train. I slowly stopped exercise because of life events (getting busy at work, getting shingles, getting lazy...) and then my cheat days turned into everyday. Then... came all the guilt and shame. I am publicly anno... Read more
Sick and Working Out
Monday, April 30, 2012      3 comments

I had a good workout on Saturday but I was feeling a little sick. By yesterday I was fully engulfed... its official... I have a cold. I feel so terrible but I am preparing for a challenge I set with myself for the month of May to lose 10 p... Read more
Moving in the WRONG direction!
Friday, April 20, 2012      4 comments

Two days ago I stepped on the scale and discovered that I had gained three pounds. I stepped off the scale horrified. Now normally, a three pound gain wouldn't scare me because at different times of the month my weight fluctuates...but this wa... Read more
Tightening the Belt
Monday, March 19, 2012      3 comments

Ok, it's March 19, 2012, first quarter is almost over and Spring is upon us. No more excuses about cold weather. No more lines to get on the treadmills (most folks have given up the New Year's Resolutions by now...). No more heavy comfort foo... Read more
No Excuses, Keep Pushing!
Monday, February 20, 2012      5 comments

I did the craziest thing ever...I waited to start an exercise program in November...right before Thanksgiving, right before Christmas, right before my birthday. And, to top everything off, at the end of January my husband and I decided to recon... Read more
Blocked, Not Stopped!
Tuesday, February 07, 2012      4 comments

The last two weeks have been a whirlwind for me. My husband and I reconciled after being apart for more than 3 1/2 years. He is moving back in and bringing lots of stuff (he's a pack rat and technology guy with lots of wires and stuff, I am a ... Read more
New Year's Surprise
Tuesday, January 17, 2012      1 comments

When I first started exercising in October of 2011 people were unkind and in some cases downright adversarial. I got funny looks, little jabs and barbs from friends and coworkers and my daughter was a little irritated that I was always talking ... Read more
Weightloss and Birthdays
Saturday, January 07, 2012      3 comments

My birthday was Tuesday. I am 41 years old and loving it! I feel healthier at 41 than I did at 31...probably because at 31 I was a confirmed couch potato! Every year on my birthday I call all my friends together and we meet at some restau... Read more
Weight Loss and Dating...
Friday, December 23, 2011      4 comments

My husband and I have been separated for 3 years, 6 months and 23 days. Yes, I kept count. Not counting the separation, we would be married for 15 years this coming March. It has taken me to this year to finally accept that it is okay t... Read more
30 pds Down and Showing Out
Wednesday, December 14, 2011      6 comments

I can not tell you how absolutely happy I am that I have, as of today, lost 30 pounds from my heaviest weight ever. I feel like I was stuck in a bad dream for the last 12 years and I have finally found my way out. I am like a little child ... Read more
Not Prepared For The Haters
Thursday, December 08, 2011      9 comments

Ok, the word "haters" might be to strong, but I was totally unprepared for negative comments regarding my weight loss journey... Since I started Spark People I have been really, really excited about exercising and losing weight. I read abo... Read more
Diminishing BMI!
Sunday, December 04, 2011      3 comments

In September of this year I was 255 pounds with a BMI of 41.2 and my waist to height ratio was .58. According to webmd...for my height, my BMI should be between 18.5 to 24.9 I should weigh between 120-150 pounds and and my ratio should be .50 o... Read more

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