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Some Things to Know About Me!
50 Random Questions! (Thanks to the Spark I stole this from!)
1. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE?
Nope. . . but people ask all the time if Lisa Marie Presley inspired my name. I was born before her, though.
2. WHEN WAS THE LAST TI... Read more
What I have . . . and what I have not!
Today I got to thinking about my weight loss journey. I have been feeling a little down on myself because of what I have not done. Then, I started thinking about what I have d... Read more
Now is When the Real Work Starts!
It's January 1st, 2010-- and I am not feeling happy with myself. I have become rather lax in my eating habits over the holidays, and I have put on ten pounds in the last 3 months. Despite that I am consistent with my workouts, I still gained wei... Read more
Finding a Literary Agent is NOT so Easy!
Hi Fellow SPers,
I am finding that it is not s easy to find a literary agent. I just finished up my first novel, and I really want to get it out into the world. Apparently, with the downturn in the economy, agents are being very selective ... Read more
I Did It!
Hey SP World, I did it! Over the course of the last year, I set several goals for myself. It has been an incredibly productive and exciting time for me. I have lost 60 pounds through eating healthy and exercising regularly, and I have turned the... Read more
A Family Wedding
I went to a wedding yesterday, and it was a big deal to me because it was my debut after losing 60 pounds. I got a lot of compliments on how great I looked, but curiously everyone stayed away from the words “You’ve lost so much weight.” I heard,... Read more
Every year I go through my spring wardrobe from the year before and decide what I will keep and what I will give away. Since things are warming up, I decided to take care of that... Read more
My Valentine's Day Gift to Myself!
Valentine’s Day has come and gone, but what remains is the gift I bought for myself! Over a month ago, I made a goal to reward myself for my health, weight loss and fitness goals... Read more
Me in the New Dress!
Okay, the day of the dance arrived, and I wore the dress! Here is a picture for those of you who asked to see me in it. I still can’t believe I wore a dress. I haven’t worn one i... Read more
A New Dress
Okay, this is going to sound silly, but I’m so excited— I got a new dress!
Now for most people, this may not be a big deal, but for me, it’s unbelievable! I haven’t worn a d... Read more
Be Careful What You Wish For!
Be Careful What You Wish For . . .
Three months ago, I was dying for people to notice my weight loss. I wondered how many pounds it would take for people to finally notice. I was discouraged, but I never gave up on myself. – Well, the magic... Read more
Should I be Scared?
Okay everyone— today I got a phone call at work from my health care provider. I had a mammogram last week and they want me to come in for a sonogram because they want to examin... Read more
The Greatest Gift of All
This year I gave myself the gift of health, which is the greatest gift of all. With each passing day, I feel better and better, and I know I look better. Just eight months ago... Read more
There is Beauty in Imperfection
How can it be? I have just lost fifty pounds, and I am still feeling fat. Despite that everyone is telling me how great I look, I am just not feeling it some days.
Yes... Read more