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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Discover YOUR Fit Lifestyle

Saturday, July 18, 2015      108 comments

Well, at the hospital this whole week for internal bleeding in the colon. They put a clamp in on a blood vessel that had broken and I still lost a lot of blood. Still weak and cramping. Had to move my knee surgery to the end of next month to ... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts My Story and How I Lost 225 Pounds

Wednesday, July 01, 2015      173 comments

Life is happening now, not 10 pounds from now. Beth Donovan's No Weight Loss Surgery, No Crazy Diets, No Extreme Exercise Story of Joy on a Journey: Pounds lost total: 225 and counting I don't have an abundance of will power, n... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Don't Tell Me What I Can't Do

Sunday, June 28, 2015      265 comments

I love the saying from the television series Lost that character John Locke always repeats, "Don’t tell me what I can’t do!" I think that’s part... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Just Don't Eat The Whole Cake

Thursday, June 25, 2015      219 comments

A few old college friends and I were at a birthday party, sitting near the birthday cake and talking about our dieting struggles and how hard it is to lose weight. We spoke of how many failed attempts and programs we had under our belts. We dec... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts How to RESET Your Weight Loss Goal on SparkPeople

Sunday, June 21, 2015      158 comments

I have to keep changing things up. I reset my spark nutrition tracker goal every 10-20 pounds so that it stays relevant to my new weight so I continue to lose. This is also good for breaking a plateau and for raising or lowering your weight lo... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Something is Better Than Nothing

Friday, June 19, 2015      253 comments

Something is better than nothing. If you can't exercise 30 minutes, do 10. Do 5. Do it a few times a day if you have to. Cut back just a little at meals. Nobody says you have to starve your weight off. There is nothing wrong with doing thi... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Emotional Eating and My Latest Trials

Thursday, June 11, 2015      99 comments

After having lost over 220 pounds on SparkPeople, I think the best advice I can give on the subject would be to ask yourself what you are trying to feel when you are about to emotionally eat. Usually I want to feel warm, safe and comforted, for... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Why I Don't Starve Myself

Monday, June 08, 2015      55 comments

After losing 220 pounds, I'm having to cut portions a bit more. My body is very used to the calories it has been getting. I hate this part.... That's why I only cut by enough to lose .5 pounds more a week when I cut. I HATE feeling like I'm ... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts At the Brink of Losing 220 Pounds... 1 more pound to go

Tuesday, June 02, 2015      297 comments

I've been on SP a LONG time and it took me a LONG time to lose this weight, 10 years and the last two I gained a bit back, but not much. I've been work... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts HALT Emotional Eating

Saturday, May 16, 2015      71 comments

I learned a saying back when I was going to Overeaters Annonymous called HALT which stands for HUNGRY, ANGRY, LONELY and Tired. I actually like to add a B with that to represent Bored for the times you are most likely to emotionally eat. F... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Exercises For When You Think You Can't

Saturday, April 25, 2015      207 comments

Yep, I'm disabled but I still exercise. I have degenerative joint disease, fibromyalgia, disks in my back that have herniated, slipped and are bulging, pinched nerve bundles, slipped neck disks, arthritis and knees that need replaced and yes, I ... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Sugar? Gluten? Low Carb? Low Fat? What Do I Eat?

Thursday, April 23, 2015      168 comments

Okay, I subscribe to what I call the ADDITION DIET. I add things in, not take them away. Taking away leads to deprivation. Truthfully, Paleo, low carb, gluten free, sugar free... all of you can do this. Find healthy new fresh fruits a... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts People Call Me Fat In Public

Tuesday, April 21, 2015      282 comments

But I've lost over 200 pounds! It took me 10 years and going from bed ridden to walking. I bet they never had the challenges I faced and face ever day with my disabilities... yet they just call me fat sometimes. I hate it. I used to try to t... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts More of the Long Lost ~Indyisms

Friday, April 17, 2015      61 comments

If you got a traffic ticket, would you break every traffic law the rest of the day? Then why would you toss the whole day over a slice of pizza? (spoken by me first at the 20... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts A few of the Long Lost ~Indyisms

Tuesday, April 14, 2015      199 comments

Don't take water pills to lose weight because you can't pee out a pizza. Don't put your thoughts into what might have been. Put your energy into what is possible. Never treat your body like a garbage disposal for leftovers. Don't... Read more


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