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Jiggly Bits ~
Tuesday, July 24, 2012      6 comments

Ok, so I hear-by declare that this will be the LAST summer I will feel self-conscious when I: - put on shorts; - wear a sleeveless shirt; - wear a fitted tank-top; - AND OH HEAVENS FORBID...squeeze into a bathingsuit!!!!!!! ... Read more
Success ~ recruited my BFF!
Tuesday, June 26, 2012      3 comments

This past weekend, I took a good long look at myself in the mirror...naked (ugh). Don't get me wrong, I do this on a daily basis but quickly turn my head and put my clothes on... BUT last Sunday, it was different! I critiqued, I turned, I lif... Read more
Baby steps
Wednesday, June 20, 2012      4 comments

I've forgotten what it's like to have the support of my Sparkfriends! Coming back and posting a blog was the best thing I could have done! It helps to know that I have support and knowing I'm not the only one in this vicious cycle... It w... Read more
Through my tears...
Monday, June 18, 2012      5 comments

Through my tears I sit here at my desk reading my previous posts. After months of avoiding all things "Spark" (not because of the people or my friends here but because of where I am in my life right now)...I finally clicked the link and logged ... Read more
Day 2 ~ Valentine treats ~
Tuesday, February 14, 2012      1 comments

Another test of strength...Valentines Day! So far, so good! Why is it necessary to spend money on chocolates and heart shaped cookies, muffins, cakes and candy on Valentines day? Why can't we just enjoy the hand-made cards from our ... Read more
Day 1 ~ Down but not out!!!
Monday, February 13, 2012      8 comments

Ok, so I fell. I admit it. But you probably already knew are, after all, my Sparkfriends. When one Sparkfriend goes notice... (and if you didn't, that's OK too :)) I've been hiding ~ emotional eating ~ behin... Read more
Day 24 ~ Sick & Tired
Thursday, January 26, 2012      4 comments

Yup, I'm sick & tired... literary! I took yesterday off from work again to get some rest and ended up sleeping most of the day away. And today I'm still feeling "sick & tired"!! Damn bug! Good news is, my family has recovered. I was the ... Read more
Day 22 ~ Have the blah's but still on track!
Tuesday, January 24, 2012      3 comments

Day 22 ~ I've lost the 2lbs that I gained when I was sick and taking care of my sick family last week! That's great progress for me! I've also stuck to my no carb diet for 2 full days (and today is 3) - that's even BIGGER progress for me!! ... Read more
Day 21 ~ MIA
Monday, January 23, 2012      2 comments

Oh my, to say I've had a roller-coaster of a week last week is putting it mildly. Let's just say that the flu bug that's been going around has finally made it's way through my front door and hit both my kids, my husband and ME nearly all at ... Read more
Day 11 ~ Well, HELLO TOM...what a nice surprise!!
Friday, January 13, 2012      3 comments

Oh my, TOM has come to visit!! I can totally blame my emotional eating and binging this past week on HIM! Surely he wouldn't mind... he comes into my life once a month to cause havic - this would be the LEAST he could do for me!! But it's... Read more
Day 10 ~ Reflection & Acceptance
Thursday, January 12, 2012      3 comments

So I took a few days off. I let the things going on in my life right now "settle" and today I feel somewhat calmer... I also let the comments on my last blog register within...and I thank you for the tips and advice. This is so helpful..... Read more
Day 8 ~ Geesh...really??
Tuesday, January 10, 2012      5 comments

OMG - Day 7 was going soooo well!! UNTIL, I got a call from my DH in the afternoon with the news that he was losing his job...AGAIN! OMG! This is the 2nd plant shut-down in less then 2 years that he's gone though! He'll be fine but MY nerves ... Read more
Day 7 ~ Well, Helloooo Monday!
Monday, January 09, 2012      1 comments

Day 7 huh? Where did day 5 & 6 go? I looked at the calendar and's day 7 already! I wish I had good news to report but I don't. I DID have a great "date night" with my DH on Friday...said "NO" to the spring roll and any other ca... Read more
Day 4 ~ the Perfectionist is Quiet...
Friday, January 06, 2012      1 comments

First off - the comments on yesterday's blog were soooo helpful! Thank you both for being my conscious and my cheerleader!! Today is day 4. I can successfully say that day 3 was a complete success! I met all of the goals I set for myse... Read more
It's day "3"...but not really...
Thursday, January 05, 2012      2 comments I'm not really sure how to tally my days at this point. I know I should be strict to my diet and I know I've been doing this for 3 days BUT, every evening I fall off the wagon and splurge a bit. Therefore, it's really not day Read more

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