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What I've been up to
It's been a while and I'm trying to get everything under control and get my weight loss back on track. I haven't been active on SparkPeople since July when I went on vacation. I didn't have consistent access to a computer and it was just easie... Read more
Thanks to everyone for their prayers and not even knowing what they were for. It's been a very emotional week, with a lot of emotional eating. I've had several great things happen, and a couple that I'm still dealing with the fallout.
Let's s... Read more
I was on the phone last night with one of my best friends, whom I only get to see once a year as we live on opposite ends of the country. She was telling me how proud she was of me to see all of my activities that I'm doing, the weight I've los... Read more
Pics from my first tri
Our first viewing of our swim course...
My Team being SASSY...
Getting Ready for the Swim
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My first Triathlon
So, I finally did it. I did my first triathlon. After over a year of riding, and 9 months since the seed of competing in a tri was planted in my brain, I finally committed to it AND I DID IT!!! I am so incredibly happy and proud that I was... Read more
Wish I had the guts to do this...
I found this picture online and thought how cool it would be if I did this... then I thought what I target I would make for some of the malicious drivers and thought better of it, but I still wanted to share!
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Amazing things happen when you least expect them
I wanted to share this, not because it has anything to do with weight loss, but because it has to do with human nature, and what can really surprise you!
I work in the health care field, and we have a kitchen where all of the client food is... Read more
What an AWESOME weekend! (pics)
We had to go to Lakeland, FL this weekend to see our son compete in the State JROTC Drill competition. I decided to make it special for my husband and me to have some alone time. All kids off to their respective babysitters, I got my laps in a... Read more
What a difference a year makes! (pics!)
My 17 year old son, whom I am so ever proud of, made it to the state competition for JROTC drill competition again this year. For comparison sake, I asked my husband to take a picture of me with my son as we did last year and see how much of a ... Read more
I've been struggling with myself and my new lifestyle for the last few months. I keep telling myself I'm going to get back on track, but I do it for a day or two and that's the end of it. I reached a point that I am feeling for the most part c... Read more
So I made a conscious decision to not work so hard during the month of December. I decided that I would still be aware of what I was eating, but just not killing myself with the workout schedule I'd been keeping.
Then the holidays came and ... Read more
Fast Food Hamburgers- The Truth
ok, So, I've heard a couple of rumors before about how the hamburgers in fast food restaurants are made, but now I've seen it in black and white. This just backs my decision to not ever eat another fast food burger again, nor will I feed them t... Read more
The hardest part of the holidays
Thank GOD the holidays are almost over. Don't get me wrong, I love the holidays, I love to spend time with family and see my kids open their presents on Christmas morning, but I need to get back to me....
Why are the holidays so hard on m... Read more
I have been having an internal battle with myself, so I'm looking for help from all of my SparkFriends. I have come a really long way, and I have yet to complete this journey, but I am tired... I am tired of tracking every single morsel that cr... Read more
My trip to Georgia
All I can say is WOW! We had a fabulous time! We stayed with my Cousin and her family in a house that her husband built, set in the beautiful marshes of coastal GA.
Even with all the good food, we managed to stay busy...
Walking on Je... Read more