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Hello, my name is Simone, and I'm a carbaholic!
Saturday, January 23, 2010      6 comments

This morning I've been catching up on 2 missed days of Spark. I hate when I don't get to Spark. It's like I'm missing a limb or something. Anyway, I just finished reading a very day Spark friend's blog. It talked about past experiences a... Read more
Satisfaction In Starting And Completing A Task...
Wednesday, January 20, 2010      12 comments

Today is my day off. It's been a therapeutic day off and a working one at that. My mission was to setup my computer desk. As you can see in my first before picture, the computer is on the floor. I forgot to take a picture before I'd put it t... Read more
Fired UP And Ready To Do SOMETHING About It!
Wednesday, January 20, 2010      14 comments

I have come to the realization that I allow DH and his lack of interest to fuel my weight gain! I start emotional eating when I can't get what I need from him. Actually, this is not really news to me however, I am angry and FIRED UP! Why do I... Read more
Feeling A Range of Emotions...
Tuesday, January 19, 2010      6 comments

I sit here after reading some very encouraging blogs. I feel overwhelmed with emotion when Crystal774 mentions me in her blog. I have tears in my eyes as I feel like a hypocrite. I am going no where. I feel like I'm not making the progress I... Read more
Time To Get Back To Normal...
Monday, January 18, 2010      10 comments

This past week I started out strong. I did not do much tracking however. I did get 5 days of exercise in but I only did 4 days of Spark Your Body Boot Camp. All this I'm sure accounts for my maintaining my weight as opposed to having a loss. ... Read more
So My Face Broke My Fall...
Sunday, January 17, 2010      15 comments

First of all, let me start off by saying I love being a mother. I would do anything for my child. I love her to pieces and she always has a way of making me laugh when least expected. As I mentioned on Friday, it's been a very busy weeken... Read more
Trying Not To Feel A Sense Of Frustration...
Saturday, January 16, 2010      15 comments

I tried to see how my sz 24 jeans felt. They were tight in the thighs-not really a surprise as my thighs are pretty big. I've been doing a lot of exercises that target my thighs. Also I had washed the jeans and put them in the dryer so they a... Read more
Friday Night Recap of the Week
Friday, January 15, 2010      8 comments

I have to say I am pleasantly shocked by 2 events. Yesterday, I rode with my co-workers to McDonald's. I had eaten lunch a couple of hours before. I was not hungry. I went inside with them. They ordered and ate there. I ordered nothing. T... Read more
Feeling The Workouts
Friday, January 15, 2010      11 comments

I'm up and ready to go to work! It's supposed to get up to 50 today and my boss & I are QUITE excited. Yesterday it was around 40 and we joked that it was like spring or even summer after the past few weeks. I'm definitely feeling the mus... Read more
Pushing Myself A Little Bit Further...
Thursday, January 14, 2010      13 comments

Tonight I decided I would do the Leslie dvd. I wanted to do Jillian but need more space & DH was in l/r. So I started out saying I'll just 30 minutes of Leslie. Well then I was almost at 30 and decided I might as well push through the pain an... Read more
Jillian TRIED to Kill Me But I SURVIVED....
Wednesday, January 13, 2010      18 comments

I WILL NOT BE DEFEATED! I completed the ENTIRE dvd of Banish The Fat, Boost The Metabolism. That's 7 circuits plus warm up & cool down totaling 50 MINUTES! ... Read more
Spreading The Spark Within Me...
Wednesday, January 13, 2010      9 comments

It's funny how when I wherever I am, I find myself thinking of my Sparkfriends! I walked for 30 minutes with my Mom and did some great stretches afterwards. She gave me 2 bags of spinach to take home. Then I went to Wegman's to pick my Rx... Read more
It's All About Da Goals!
Wednesday, January 13, 2010      9 comments

This morning, after dropping DD off to pre-school, I had to get my emissions inspection done. Well that provided me with the perfect opportunity to read The Spark. I'd been ... Read more
Excitement In Me
Monday, January 11, 2010      10 comments

Last night, while I was reading The Spark, I had a brainstorm. I had this huge idea and I'm so excited about it. I don't want to jinx anything so I won't go into detail. I did share this "brainstorm" with a dear Spark buddy and she seemed to ... Read more
Sunday Weigh In Results and Reflections
Sunday, January 10, 2010      20 comments

Last Sunday I was 298 when I started. Today on the emoticon am 292. I am so happy that all my hard work paid off... Read more

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