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maurices Main Street Model Search 2012!

Monday, February 27, 2012      17 comments

Life just keeps getting better! I opened my email today to find that Iíve been accepted into the 2012 maurices Main Street Model Search! Last year when they held the first ... Read more

On Being Thin

Sunday, February 26, 2012      7 comments

For a little over a year now, I have been not just thin, but at my goal weight thin. I have a BMI of about 22 and my body fat is around 25% according to my scale. People meeting me now look at me and assume this has been my weight for life. In f... Read more

The Boredom Trap

Saturday, February 04, 2012      8 comments

When I speak to other people about weight loss I'm often surprised at the amount of different activities they engage in for their fitness and exercise options. As I was working to lose weight, there were only about four total activities that I e... Read more

An Evolution of Weight Loss and Maintenance Tools

Saturday, February 04, 2012      5 comments

On my SparkPage under Other Information I have listed a few tools that have aided me in achieving healthy living success. Not all tools are created equal and it's also important to intuitively get a feel for when you choose to incorporate them i... Read more

Top 5 SP Articles & Blogs

Friday, February 03, 2012      6 comments

As I worked my way through 95 pounds and worked to maintain I was absorbing all of the information that I could find, provided at no charge here on SparkPeople. I used the SparkPoints to learn about navigating the site, trained myself to effecti... Read more

Body Image Honesty

Sunday, January 22, 2012      4 comments

Body image is a sensitive topic for anyone. People express both positive and negative support for the depiction of bodies in the media and advertising. The comments address the health and realism of the weight of models and public personas, so i... Read more

1 Year Anniversary Celebration!

Thursday, January 19, 2012      8 comments

I am super excited for this day. No, it's not my Sparkversary, not yet. Today I have officially maintained my healthy weight for a full year! In reaching one year of maintaining I am one quarter of the way to reaching my four year mini-goal (the... Read more

Building Resolutions for Success

Saturday, January 14, 2012      5 comments

For 2012 I've made a few resolutions to improve my life but I'm starting to wonder if I made one or two too many. They just kept popping up as things I wanted to accomplish each day and I expected them to be simple and easy accomplishments. Yet ... Read more

Know Your Numbers

Saturday, January 07, 2012      11 comments

On Biggest Loser during the medical examinations, there's a gimmick to "know your number" which is the internal age of the contestants. According to my scale, my internal age is around 25, which is awesome! But beyond this imaginary age, th... Read more

The Skinny B-word

Monday, January 02, 2012      9 comments

Through each day I undergo a variety of challenges and struggles, both physical and mental, that I am learning to endure and solve. Sometimes the solutions are pretty straight forward like that I only got to yoga once last week, but that's okay ... Read more

A Holiday Season of Detoxification

Monday, January 02, 2012      7 comments

The holiday season is the season of chips and dips, cookies and bars, pies and comfort food, gravies and casseroles, chocolates and candy canes, drinks and nuts. It's also the time of year in which there are no lack of tasks to be done, so there... Read more

The Illusion of Control

Sunday, January 01, 2012      7 comments

In a recent conversation my cousin, we discussed the patterns of what we eat and how often we exercise. In contemplating these areas of healthy living and as I continue to maintain my weight, I've come to realize that these parts of my lifestyle... Read more

Everything in Moderation Mythology

Thursday, November 03, 2011      14 comments

You've all heard it before. It's an easy sentence to rattle off to nay-sayers. Snack companies use it as a catch-phrase. I've even used it myself against those who dare to warn me that thin and fit is unhealthy. Everything in moderation! ... Read more

Emergency Brakes

Tuesday, October 11, 2011      10 comments

As I live each day of my new lifestyle, I learn new triggers and solutions to my food addiction. I already learned previously that the stopping point other people reach and know to stop eating, I do not possess that at all. I will eat what is in... Read more

Gratuitous Picture Post

Saturday, September 24, 2011      18 comments

New outfits are courtesy my favorite clothing stores maurices and ModCloth. How is this my body... Read more


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