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SHENELLCOLLIER
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SHENELLCOLLIER's Blogs

I won't give up!
Saturday, July 30, 2016      4 comments

I've been a member of Spark People for about five years. Over this time, I've rejoiced with others at their accomplishments. I've also had moments of success as well but in general I've struggled to make any real progress. I struggle with issu... Read more
Finding Balance
Sunday, July 24, 2016      2 comments

I teach so this is my last week of summer break. I had minimum success trying to get back into a workout routine. I basically got up and walked the track in the mornings when I managed to get up on time. Now, I have to reverse the workouts to... Read more
Reluctant Will
Monday, July 18, 2016      4 comments

I think I have finally resolved to eating right. I feel as if I wasted a whole summer exercising with no results because my eating habits were very bad. This past weekend I managed to eat healthy in moderation with no excessive sweets. I feel... Read more
Battles Win Wars
Saturday, July 16, 2016      6 comments

I recognize that I am in a war to lose this weight. Each week I battle all types of obstacles trying to get back healthy. The latest battle is depression. It is a sneaky, ugly little enemy that creeps its way into your psyche and wears at you... Read more
Message from on High
Sunday, April 24, 2016      0 comments

I heard a message on faith at church today. It helped me realize that I have more control over my weight situation than I have been originally contemplating. I have been making excuses that my life is too busy to get the exercise time and days ... Read more
Reality Bites
Sunday, September 27, 2015      3 comments

I have come to the resolution that I've been in denial about my weight. I'm at my heaviest ever (263lb). I have been living in the past...refusing to really see all the weight that I have gained and remembering when I was a fit person and high... Read more
Resolutions
Saturday, January 03, 2015      0 comments

I did not make any resolutions, but I did vow to make some changes in my diet. I'm going to try and go with chicken and fish mainly and turkey based meats. We'll see how the month goes.... Read more
It's good!
Monday, June 02, 2014      0 comments

Walking has always saved me so to speak. When I was young, I had to walk everywhere I went because my family had no transportation...we were very poor. I learned so many lessons from those walks...to school, to work, to friend's homes...everyw... Read more
Lifestyle Changes...
Wednesday, February 05, 2014      0 comments

Like it or not, I realized back in December that I have to make some lifestyle changes or I might end up with diabetes or worse. During the month of January, I vowed to stay away from processed sugar...and I did it. I only ate naturally sweet f... Read more
Dr. Oz and O
Sunday, December 29, 2013      0 comments

I am watching Dr. Oz's show...I originally was tuned in because I thought there was going to be this big revelation about how to quickly lose weight...wrong! Instead, as normal, he gave very sound advice about losing weight. Sure, I heard it a... Read more
December!
Sunday, December 01, 2013      1 comments

Normally December can be a hectic month. I vow to take it slowly. Today, I will go for a walk in my neighborhood with my son or either take him to the park in order to enjoy the peace and beauty of God's creation...earth!... Read more
December!
Sunday, December 01, 2013      0 comments

Normally December can be a hectic month. I vow to take it slowly. Today, I will go for a walk in my neighborhood with my son or either take him to the park in order to enjoy the peace and beauty of God's creation...earth!... Read more
Miss You!
Monday, November 25, 2013      0 comments

I miss making the blog entries...the new format threw me off for a while. I finally got things figured out...I think. Be encouraged spark family.... Read more
Encouragement Helps
Sunday, October 06, 2013      2 comments

I just checked my sparkmail for once in about 3 months. I had an encouraging email. I needed it. I stand at my highest lifetime weight and have been pretty bummed about it over the past couple of weeks. However, I have decided that I WILL NOT... Read more
Finally
Saturday, September 21, 2013      4 comments

I worked out and counted calories...I must be consistent...but I at least I have a good start. ... Read more

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