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Monday, January 04, 2016      5 comments

I'm a broken record...and a broken person. I've made the decision to do what needs to be done to be healthy...and failed again. I work in the healthcare industry and tell my patient's day in and day out that they need to change their h... Read more

Tips on sticking to it while fighting depression

Monday, January 19, 2015      3 comments

Friends, I need help. I know that it sound like a broken record when someone states that they have fallen off the wagon because they are dealing with emotional ups and downs. I've had the "blues" off and on for years. It hasn't gotten ... Read more

Day 1

Monday, November 10, 2014      3 comments

My doctor put me on this very structured meal plan for the next 6 week because of how bad my health has gotten. I've done well today, but I haven't been able to fit in the exercise. I guess every day is a new day to try again. I'm giving... Read more

Advice: How do you fight the ongoing fatigue?

Tuesday, February 04, 2014      5 comments

Some people think Hypothyroidism and all its side effects are a joke. I've even met doctors that think the same way and since I'm part of the medical profession, I feel like we all have to look at how the patient is actually coping with the cond... Read more

Today is as good as any to start over.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014      1 comments

Let's just say I'm scared. I've been scared to even step on the scale or even log on to Spark in almost a year. Yes, its ridiculous. How could someone be afraid to log onto a website or take a few steps onto a scale? Well, that was me ... Read more

Trying for better, not for perfection

Monday, January 07, 2013      0 comments

This morning I made myself get on the scale. I haven't been able to bring myself to do that in several months because I knew how awful that number would be. Its amazing how much anxiety you can have from just a small box that sits on your bathro... Read more

A sign to come back?

Sunday, April 15, 2012      3 comments

Haven't been on in a while and haven't been productive at all with trying to change me life. I know I've given up, and I hate that feeling. Its weird, but my mind just decided to go on Spark today. I guess because it knows that I've been lo... Read more

Fellow Sparkers! Share some tips!

Monday, October 03, 2011      13 comments

If you have been going at this lifestyle change for a year or just a few months it doesn't matter. What are some tips that have helped you in nutrition, fitness, pushing through the "no results week", anything you would like to share would be gr... Read more

Lost 3 lbs!

Wednesday, June 01, 2011      6 comments

I weighed in today and lost 3 lbs. I have to celebrate this because tomorrow it could be up again. So today I'm celebrating!! emoticonRead more


Saturday, May 28, 2011      10 comments

Today was my first Saturday of working out!! Woo Hoo!!... Read more

Exercise Question

Friday, May 27, 2011      6 comments

Ok Sparkers, I have a question: I have an "inner tube stomach" you know, that roll around the waist that doesn't want to go away. I was wondering if anyone knew how to get rid of it? Are there certain exercises? ... Read more

160 days to a healthier me...hopefully!

Wednesday, May 25, 2011      8 comments

People have goals. I have made a new goal. I'm bad at sticking to any goals, so of course this will be a challenge also. I've decided to take 160 days and challenge myself to become a healthier person. There are 160 days until my 23rd birth... Read more

Share some inspiration fellow Sparkers :)

Monday, May 23, 2011      10 comments

It's hard to say it, but I am a weak person.....BUT today I've come back to Spark to become stronger. This year has been so hard for me. In January I was doing great, then procrastination, no motivation and depression consumed me (yet agai... Read more

Lost 1 pound (Week 2 weigh in)

Monday, January 31, 2011      5 comments

I weighed in this morning and I loss a pound! emoticon I only worked out 2 days last week, but I made GREAT fo... Read more

Down 2 pounds. Need Encouragement

Monday, January 24, 2011      14 comments

I weighed in this morning. Loss 2 pounds! But I hate what is going on in my head right now. My head is telling me all the stuff I need to get done besides working out. My head is being a bully right now. Encouraging words from the Spar... Read more

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