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2 Days Left! 2012 maurices Main Street Model Search

Sunday, March 18, 2012      3 comments

We're down to the final 2 days, so only two more chances left to vote for my entry in 2012 maurices Main Street Model Search. You know the drill by now probably. Out of the current 1,446 contestants, the top 100 with the most votes will mov... Read more

2012 maurices Main Street Model Search: 4 days left to vote!

Thursday, March 15, 2012      8 comments

Only 4-5 days more left to vote. Thatís 4-5 more chances from each person to help me make it to the next phase into the top 100! I only wish they hadnít cropped my fee... Read more

Point A to Success

Monday, March 12, 2012      10 comments

Into March now we're past the first sixty-six days to the year, which is the approximate amount of time it takes for a routine to become habit. You may recall that I began this year attempting to keep four specific resolutions to enhance my dail... Read more

2012 maurices Main Street Model Search: 11 days left!

Thursday, March 08, 2012      11 comments

There is a little over a week and a half left to vote for me in the maurices Main Street Model Search! I am so touched by the outpouring of support from everybody, but especially here on SparkPeople. You all make one amazing community! Ther... Read more

There is Hope

Saturday, March 03, 2012      8 comments

Today is the final day of the 25th National Eating Disorder Week. In full disclosure for the majority of my adult life I have been engaged in a war against Compulsive Overeating. "[Compulsive Overeating] is characterized primarily by period... Read more

2012 maurices Main Street Model Search: I have my 2 votes in, 19 to go!

Thursday, March 01, 2012      8 comments

I have seriously been feeling the incredible power of Spark. Thank you all for aiding me in this new adventure! This is my community of support in all I've done to cha... Read more

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

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