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300 days and counting, healing and moving forward

Wednesday, May 26, 2010      26 comments

At the beginning of this week I was panicked about losing my exercise streak. Consecutive exercise has been a theme for me and a way to keep linked to my journey to a healthier me. After the first 100 days, I was down 40 lbs and had inspired s... Read more

Happy to be Alive

Monday, May 24, 2010      38 comments

Today I am thankful to be alive. I was scheduled for a routine laparospopic gallbladder surgery today and had a rare complication when they put air into the abdomen: my heart stopped for over a minute. Both of the surgeons operating on me... Read more

Public Service Announcement - Read this!

Monday, May 17, 2010      44 comments

So I have been speeding forward on the weight loss train until recently. Then two months ago I started having stomach pains. To make a long story short I found out that I... Read more

I DID IT! I DID IT!! and so can YOU!

Sunday, May 09, 2010      68 comments

I did the impossible today: I ran an entire 5K race! February 19th I posted a blog about running. I had just accomplished my first 6 minute run and I felt like I had... Read more

Recognizing Myself: 9 Months & counting...

Tuesday, April 27, 2010      35 comments

Today was the best day in years... Not sure how well I am going to be able to communicate this, but at the beginning (exactly 90 lbs and 9 months ago) I didn't recogni... Read more

Onederland at Last!

Monday, April 26, 2010      36 comments

Doing the onederland dance! Returned from my trip to Ghana today and I was very excited to check out the scale. Not a lot of loss, but enough to be below the magic nu... Read more

Not MIA- Just in Africa til 4/26

Friday, April 09, 2010      27 comments

Hi Everyone, If you are checking in on me between April 10th and 26th I am not MIA! I am on medical mission in Ghana hopefully saving some lives, but probably nowhere near internet access. This is my first real absense from Spark since last ... Read more

Vacation Update from the Exuma Islands

Wednesday, April 07, 2010      22 comments

So I haven't blogged since I returned from my week long vacation in the Exumas - above is a picture of the private beach that we had all to ourselves all week. It was pret... Read more

Working Hard to get to 199...

Sunday, March 21, 2010      23 comments

Ron and I on the bike trail this week - letting the sunshine motivate us! I might as well blog about what is going on in my mind a lot - getting below 200. 199 isn't a m... Read more

In sickness and in health...

Friday, March 19, 2010      30 comments

So I was digging through my jewelry drawer recently and I came across my wedding rings. I haven't worn them in the past 3 years because I was too ashamed to get them upsiz... Read more

"Winterized Candy-A** hits the rail trail" - Spring is HERE!!!

Tuesday, March 16, 2010      13 comments

This is me on the Decker's Creek Trail...lots of uphill ! Today is the day... It is the day that begins my rededication to the beautiful world outside! I did pretty we... Read more

Only 15 minutes, but a lifetime of accomplishment...

Wednesday, March 10, 2010      26 comments

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Wearing a Suit...

Monday, March 08, 2010      23 comments

One of the things I love about my job is SCRUBS! I never have to decide what to wear, I am usually happy to just find some nice jewelry to match. However, every once in ... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Reflections on 7 months & 76 lbs

Saturday, February 27, 2010      55 comments

Today is my 7 month Sparkversary and it is an appropriate time to reflect on my journey so far. Below is my starting measurements next to my current ones (as you can see from... Read more

I am a skier

Tuesday, February 23, 2010      15 comments

Is it strange that I feel self-conscious typing that title "I am a skier" ?? I am trying to own who I am now, not who I used to be Inside of me is a person who still fe... Read more

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