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Losing Once Again, Praise Be to God!
Praise God, I have began losing weight once again! I am so thankful! I have lost 11.5 lbs!!! Goes to show, never, never give up!!!... Read more
The Big 6-0!
Well, it has certainly been a long time since I have written a blog, about 8 months. Today I have reached my 60th year in this life. I am ready to get serious about losing weight once again. Of course the Birthday cake and Ice Cream did not... Read more
I'm Flying...... in the wrong direction.
Tonight when I got home from work my muscles hurt too much to allow sleeping. So, instead I decided to put in a little computer time since I usually don't have the time. It just so happens that I have the next two days off and I potentially ha... Read more
My First Blog in 2012
In fact I haven't spent very much time on SparkPeople this year at all and my weight shows that. The five pounds that I had gained by 16 December in 2011 has increased now to 21 lbs. How quickly they pile up when left to chance. The fact is t... Read more
A Look Back on 2011
"I reached my goal in 2008 and then set a lower goal that I reached in August the same year. I have maintained for almost three years now. That is something that I have never done before." That is a direct quote from my blog on 21 April, 2011. ... Read more
Tribute to my Beautiful Daughter.
Eighteen years ago today, July 2, 2011, my life changed forever. I had to say good bye to my baby girl whom God had given us for just shy of fifteen years. She was full of laug... Read more
Year 5 With SparkPeople!
A week ago Friday, on April 15, 2011 marked the fifth year that I have been on Sparkpeople and I missed it. I've had a lot of ups and downs during those years, but mostly I think it has been two steps forward, one step back. I reached my goal ... Read more
Trying to ReLearn to Stop Self Defeating Negative Thinking
I have committed to the 28 day challenge and am on week two. While I have been persistently reaching my goals most of the time, sometimes I do not reach them and become quite discouraged. I read an article tonight written by Coach Dean Anderso... Read more
The Process of Life's Journey
I have learned so much these past nearly 5 years since I joined SparkPeople. For the first time in my adult life I have lost a major amount of weight and kept it off for over two years! I must tell you I give the glory of my success to my Lor... Read more
Well, I Did It Again
Tonight (28th), my daughter and her family ate dinner with us. I fixed a couple of deserts that I usually don't fix.....brownies and peanut butter fudge. I went all day eating right and in the right amounts. Then, after dinner I had a browni... Read more
Upset today and figured out what was wrong.
I felt so embarrassed and ashamed today after lunch. For the past couple of weeks, I've been averaging about three times each week of going over my calories. My weight shot up about 3 lbs and I realized that I must quit falling into that old h... Read more
My 3 year Sparkversary!!
Today makes the third year I have been here on Spark. I have to say that it has been a great trip and now the journey continues ........... to remain stable on my weight, my healthier eating habits, and my exercising. I need to keep healthy to... Read more
Old Patterns Peeping Out
Well, it's almost March and already the Lord showed me that those old eating habits are not completely gone. I've consciously eaten more a number of times since reaching my goal and not thought too much of it. But one day last week I overate a... Read more
I've Lowered My Goal Weight
Well, here it is January 2009 and I still haven't gained back my weight. Although I can't say I haven't been out of control with my eating, I can say it's much better than before. I'm learning what eating in moderation means and trying to prac... Read more
Well, I've been maintaining for a little over 3 weeks. I get on the scales about 3 times a week trying to catch a gain before it gets too high. When the scale does go up, I get scared and start backing down my calories again as I still track m... Read more