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Friday, August 30, 2013      4 comments

The other day I was on my way driving to a work conference and I kept thinking to myself that I couldn't wait to get there to eat the greek yogurt I had thrown in my purse and was going to have for breakfast. At that moment I began to praise G... Read more

Gone but not forgotten

Wednesday, July 31, 2013      5 comments

Okay Sparkers, So I have fallen off the horse and even been dragged a little behind him as he galloped away (have not consistently exercised, eaten well, logged into sparks for over a month now). The horse I am talking about is the one I w... Read more


Friday, July 12, 2013      3 comments

I have not blogged in a minute and just wanted to touch bases. UGH is the best word to describe the time between my last blog and now. I have been off track in a major way. I have not been excising or tracking and each day I say I am going to... Read more


Friday, June 21, 2013      3 comments

I don't feel no ways tired.... I come to far from where I started from.... Know body told me the road would be easy. I don't believe he brought me this far to leave me. Read more


Tuesday, June 04, 2013      4 comments

My clothes are fitting looser, I am no longer taking insulin and I am closer to my original goal (10 lbs away). Praise GOD!!!! I have not been at this weight since undergrad. I am feeling better and I am feeling healthier. Now does anyone know... Read more

Hair and weight and change and all that stuff!

Friday, May 31, 2013      2 comments

This is a recap of the last few weeks in my life were there have been a lot of changes. I am still dealing with an unexpected break up of a relationship of 1.5 years. I wish I could say that I am over it but I am not. It has been hard and I p... Read more

No More Locs/Success: Operation Take Down

Friday, May 24, 2013      2 comments

Okay, so I did it. My locs are gone gone gone!! And I am loving my new loose hair. The picture shows the transition from my 12.5 years of locs to now. And can I tell you... Read more

From Locs to Loose Hair

Thursday, May 16, 2013      2 comments

Well, today is the day that I start my transition. A few weeks ago I reached my half way mark of 20 lbs lose and I promised myself the reward of taking down my locs. Yes, it can be done. It is a tedious and long process but you don't have to c... Read more

Tuesday, May 14, 2013      3 comments

I was sitting here reading blogs and making comments and just friended another person on this site. Reflecting on the "" site, I really have to be thankful that I was introduced to it by a co-worker. There is so much support and... Read more


Monday, May 13, 2013      3 comments

The other day I had a change in my life that came out of the blue for me and since then I have been trying to hold. Less than a week ago, my boyfriend of a year and a half decided that it would be best that we be friends because of what he perc... Read more

Other signs of progress

Wednesday, May 08, 2013      0 comments

My last blog entry was "I' m a scale watcher". Since that time, I have not been watching the scale as much. Maybe talking about it and admitting it was a step in the right direction. I have not been focused so much on the numbers because I kno... Read more

Scale Watcher

Thursday, May 02, 2013      5 comments

Hi! My name is Vonda and I am a scale watcher. . . . Okay. Okay. I admit that I watch the scale for numbers. I have read the articles, I have been discouraged by a friend and I have dealt with my own disappointment about this addictive action. ... Read more

Cut Cut. Snip Snip. At half way mark!!!

Saturday, April 27, 2013      4 comments

Woohoo!!! So did weigh in today and I was overjoyed to see 218.8. I have been eorking hard to get to that 220 so that I could start my hair transition. I decided I wouldnt be defeated. Pictures to follow of my new hair journey. And to tge other ... Read more

Holding on

Tuesday, April 23, 2013      2 comments

I weight in today and feeling a little discouraged. I have been doing my workouts, staying within my limits and I have gained. I was really looking forward to my next step of change (my hair) once I lost the last 2lbs (which would put me at my... Read more

Small Victories!

Friday, April 19, 2013      0 comments

I am patiently waiting for this last 2 pounds to go somewhere but the scale has not been acting right these last two days. LOL. But, the other day, while goofing off with my boyfriend, he was showing me how to use the "perfect push up" equipeme... Read more

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