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Spark On

Wednesday, July 25, 2012      1 comments

I am so thrilled to report for the 1st time in a long time. I have actually begin to lose weight. I thought I couldn't lose weight after gaining 80 lbs in one year after my thyroid surgery and being told by my endo that my metabolism is in a c... Read more

Still in

Thursday, May 31, 2012      0 comments

i am still in this fight....and glad that I have the will to try it again. I just want to keep on keepin on..I can't stand the startin and stoppin....Its not ez,but nothing least nothing worth having that is!... Read more

I feel

Thursday, February 02, 2012      1 comments

Lately every time I start and stop my healthy living, I feel so embarrassed and feel like such a failure. This is the only thing in my life that has just beaten me down where I feel like I cannot win....but yet I am trying it again and hopefull... Read more

Don't Give Up Don't Give In

Thursday, October 06, 2011      1 comments

It has been a while since I have entered a blog entry. Today I felt it was important to write something down. I have been with SparkPeople was a year now and to my surprise, I am still with it. I was too frustrated most of the time to work th... Read more

Keeping Motivated

Monday, July 25, 2011      0 comments

Why is staying motivated so hard? One day you are gung hoe and the next you don't have the strength to hardly get out of bed. I wonder about these things because somehow, I let them stand in my way. I wish to be healthy and fine and they say,... Read more

I quit again....but I'm back

Tuesday, June 14, 2011      2 comments

Yeah that's right...I got frustrated AGAIN and Quit AGAIN and Feel bad about myself AGAIn.... I really have no excuse, except that I got sick and tired of the battle and not seeing the scale move and it seems that I get bigger instead of be... Read more

Zumba Anyone

Friday, April 01, 2011      2 comments

What a crazee dance craze. I love it. I don't go to the club anymore, but I still love to dance and Zumba is the perfect solution. Its a group of people and we are all getting down with the get down and movin and groovin and it is all that. ... Read more

Feeling Good

Monday, March 28, 2011      1 comments

Today I participated in a daily question of what motivates you. I so enjoyed reading the resp0nses from all the daily sparklers. It was 90 % of the things that motivate me. Good health, a compliment, feeling good, looking good, going to a spe... Read more

Tell Me

Thursday, March 24, 2011      0 comments

Tell me things are going to be different this time Tell me that I am going to really follow my eating plan Tell me that I am sincere Tell me that my mouth will do what my mind says and not eat carbs I know that it is what I want Isn... Read more

I Am In It to Win It

Wednesday, March 02, 2011      0 comments

I have had so much trouble convincing me that I am worth the sacrifice that it takes to limit the things that I love to eat in order to lose weight. I have hypothyroid (which means I have no metabolism, am tired all the time etc), which makes l... Read more

What a Difference A Day Makes

Tuesday, March 01, 2011      1 comments

I started out the day feeling lousy. about everything....but now I have been sharing with some Sparkers and reading some blogs and I am feeling pretty good right now. This battle of the bulge is just that an all out war, but with us all w... Read more

This is IT

Thursday, February 10, 2011      0 comments

A Good Day, no A Great day. since I have had 2 cars with engine problems since Thanksgiving. One came out of the shop last week and is running great. the other I sold and am buying another car tomorrow. I look forward to the future with all ... Read more

EverLasting Arms

Tuesday, February 01, 2011      1 comments

As a youngster in the baptist church in Hillaryville, LA, our junior choir used to sing this song. Leaning on his everlasting arms. I have a 18 year old and a 20 year old. My 20 year old goes to school and my eighteen year old stopped after h... Read more

Prayer! Fasting! Angels?

Thursday, January 20, 2011      1 comments

Has the last few days, no weeks, no months been taxing. I have had so many financial issues come up it ain't even funny. Getting my daughter enrolled in another school closer to home and the "official" transcript not arriving in a timely manne... Read more

Totally New

Thursday, January 13, 2011      1 comments

I am fifty years old now and have been thru a lot as many of you have. I am here to tell the story though and if I can help someone else, that is what I am willing to do. I feel a newness coming over me, a new dawning of the day. I feel great... Read more

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