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Doctor Visit and You On A Diet

Sunday, April 13, 2008      7 comments

OK, i went to see my doctor Friday mainly because I wanted help losing weight. I have read the book, You On A Diet and Dr. OZ talked about some meds for helping with cravings, etc. Anyway, on page 272, he talks about topiramate (Topamax) whic... Read more

Thinner Peace

Friday, April 04, 2008      4 comments

I love SparkPeople because it is so full of information and self-help articles and tools. There is no other place like it on the internet for free. I love the message boards and have met so many great people here. But, my head is swimmi... Read more

Starting Over...Again!

Monday, March 31, 2008      4 comments

I'm starting over again on my program. I have a new resolve to finish getting the fat off while also eating healthy foods and exercising regularly. I would love to keep this resolve. It seems like whenever I make up my mind to do somet... Read more

Eating while on a road trip

Wednesday, March 26, 2008      1 comments

One of my favorite things to do while on a long road trip is to eat breakfast. I guess I could eat breakfast any time of the day. It's especially nice if someone else does the cooking. One of my favorite places to stop is Waffle House. I have... Read more

Determination and Starting over

Monday, March 24, 2008      6 comments

I'm back from spring break and from breaking my diet or eating plan. So, how do I get my determination back? I found this quote online today that helps me go in that direction. I was thinking so hard about it that I just wore my brain o... Read more

Even if I never lose weight...

Tuesday, March 11, 2008      5 comments

If I never lose another pound...if I never get to the goal I have set for myself...I am not a loser. I have gained so much here at SparkPeople. I have gained friends. I have met so many people who have inspired me. I have met those who are r... Read more

Ch Ch Ch Changes

Sunday, March 09, 2008      4 comments

It's not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the ones most responsive to change. This quote is definitely one I need to ponder on for a moment. I am not the strongest or most intelligent person in the wo... Read more

What I can learn from my dog.

Saturday, March 08, 2008      2 comments

Booker is my 4 year old Basset Hound. When we bought our house in 2005, I decided it was time for a family pet. I had missed having my cat who died in 1999 at the age of 18. My new hubby was not fond of cats and was allergic to them. I decid... Read more

Temptation is everywhere

Wednesday, February 27, 2008      7 comments

Why is it when you finally commit to something and you feel like you are strong and you can just ignore all temptation, is when it seems to come streaming towards you? If it's not one thing, it's another. Today it was cake. It was just a cake... Read more

To all my female friends and family.

Saturday, February 23, 2008      6 comments

Phenomenal Woman Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. I'm not cute or built to suit a fashion model's size But when I start to tell them, They think I'm telling lies. I say, It's in the reach of my arms The span of... Read more


Saturday, February 23, 2008      1 comments

When I get discouraged about a number on the scale, I always have to have a talk with myself. Usually, it's because I did not lose as fast as I wanted to. Of course, I wish there were a magic wand that would just take the fat away immediately. ... Read more

Things I'm Looking Forward To:

Friday, February 22, 2008      2 comments

I decided to start this blog as an add-on blog so I will be adding things to it as they come to me. Being able to look down while standing and actually see my feet. Being able to take a bubble bath and have the water cover my belly! ... Read more


Thursday, February 21, 2008      4 comments

A diagnosis from my doctor last summer for neck and shoulder problems I'd had for 7 years finally revealed that I had arthritis and bone spurs which they are not going to do anything for. I was diagnosed with arthritis in my cervical spine also... Read more


Saturday, February 16, 2008      2 comments

Balance in all areas of my life is what I keep striving for every year when New Year's comes around. I keep that foremost in my brain every year as I try to think of a new resolution. I don't like making resolutions for the most part because I... Read more

How I see myself vs. what others see

Thursday, February 07, 2008      4 comments

Yesterday, I saw a picture of me with my friends on my Spark Page and I had to look at it twice. Then I thought that I'm really not as fat in that picture as I see myself in my head. Granted, I have been slimmer and I have been alot bigger too.... Read more

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