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Need Help !!
7/10/2014 7:47:07 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Hi guys! I am raising money for study material to go to med school. Please support and share!  Read more


Those Calories! They're burning, too!
7/10/2014 3:12:12 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I know I'm not the only one that hated high school gym class. I didn't mind getting outside for soccer or softball, but there I absolutely dreaded the...  Read more


Day 952- Day 4 of Whole 30 and Another Trip to the BodPod
7/10/2014 11:18:54 AM,  26 COMMENTS

Hi friends! I forgot that I scheduled a BodPod appt for myself awhile back until my phone reminder went off today. So I will be doing that, and t...  Read more


My Legs! They BURRRRN!
7/9/2014 12:00:45 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I laced up my running shoes for the first time in a LONG time this morning and hopped on the treadmill. A few years ago, I went through the Couch...  Read more


Day 951- Day 3 of Whole 30
7/9/2014 9:33:04 AM,  49 COMMENTS

I survived another day! It's funny to me that I keep thinking that every day I go eating clean is "surviving." Just shows how unhealthy my r...  Read more


How To Be Thin
7/8/2014 11:35:02 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I compiled this list of reminders for me of "How To Be Thin". I am so sick of dieting it is impossible for me to follow anyone else's rules on what I...  Read more


Day 950- Day 2 of Whole30
7/8/2014 11:34:04 AM,  79 COMMENTS

Yesterday was pretty easy. For breakfast I had an egg and onion scramble with salsa, and some raspberries and blueberries. For lunch, I ma...  Read more


The Ups and Downs of Starting Over
7/7/2014 7:24:50 PM,  2 COMMENTS

So like everyone else, I indulged a bit too much over the weekend. Bummer. I expected to be up a bit, but not staring at pretty much the same number t...  Read more


Day 949- Deciding to do Whole30
7/7/2014 9:13:19 AM,  40 COMMENTS

Today, I start Whole30. After so many blogs about my weight and size and whether or not I should just stay where I am, I had a wonderful 4th of J...  Read more


Day 944- My Trip to San Francisco
7/2/2014 1:34:03 PM,  88 COMMENTS

Hello Sparkfriends! Long time no blog! My last blog entry was a joyous one, reaching a size 8, even when the scale read 185. And during my...  Read more


July 1, 2014: A Fresh Start
7/1/2014 11:13:44 PM,  3 COMMENTS

368 days. That's how many days I have been a part of SparkPeople. I wish I could say I'm one of those people who has had amazing successes, but...  Read more


Commitment to a healthy summer.
6/23/2014 10:10:29 PM,  1 COMMENTS

It is almost July. I haven't been embracing the healthy life style I adopted last summer. I am getting very tired of the whirlwind of emotions I face...  Read more


My First World Fitness Problems
6/23/2014 2:58:32 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I need a new wardrobe now. My pants are very loose now and I have to wear a belt (and I HATE belts). I am not in shortage of shirts because of work......  Read more


Low self esteem...
6/23/2014 9:56:37 AM,  4 COMMENTS

So at my office building, in order to get to the elevators, you have to use your key to unlock the turnstiles, or there is a glass door meant for hand...  Read more


I don't have a title...
6/22/2014 1:03:53 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I feel like I'm writing for the sake of writing today. So I don't have a particular topic or a snazzy title to catch peoples' attention. Firstly,...  Read more


Day 934- I'm a SINGLE DIGIT for the First Time in my Life!
6/22/2014 8:43:36 AM,  280 COMMENTS

Hello Sparkfriends. In my previous blog, I talked about how I had to figure out how to reach my goal, or learn to ignore the scale if I was reach...  Read more


Standing still.
6/20/2014 5:35:30 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Okay, I know you're not supposed to weigh yourself every day, but I'm kind of obsessing at the moment. I keep having periods of 3 days (so far) at a...  Read more


Fear of failing.
6/19/2014 2:45:20 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I am probably going to have these same thoughts about a million more times before I am satisfied with my life. I have lost almost 40 pounds, in 8 week...  Read more


Day 931- What Will I Do Differently This Time
6/19/2014 1:09:53 PM,  96 COMMENTS

Hello Everyone! So I'm back at 181.6 this morning. This 175-189 range seems to be where I give up or get comfortable at every time. How many sepa...  Read more


6/18/2014 10:54:45 AM,  1 COMMENTS

So, I had gotten all of my ducks in a row and Monday night I started using my Wii Fit. I was so jazzed to start using that. I figured it'd give me an...  Read more


Omg I'm back again.
6/17/2014 2:36:19 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I just like sparkpeople for diet talk. I had a gastric sleeve surgery two months ago. I've lost 38lbs since then. Eating is challenging. if I ea...  Read more


Day 928- A Lesson in Self Sabotage
6/16/2014 10:04:25 AM,  96 COMMENTS

Sometimes, my mind just refuses to cooperate. I was down to 181.8 last week, and then for some reason, I just wanted to eat like crap again. It...  Read more


Day 925- Huge Non-Scale Victory!
6/13/2014 9:07:14 AM,  254 COMMENTS

So yesterday, I stopped at the mall on the way home to return a few things and ended up seeing this bathing suit top that I loved on sale. I've...  Read more


6/13/2014 8:11:16 AM,  2 COMMENTS

So my mom is going on a trip to visit my uncles in North Carolina which means I have the next five days off from work so I can babysit my nephews. So,...  Read more


Now, I live in LA
6/11/2014 10:45:27 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Hi everyone! Wow. A lot has happened since I've been on here. Not even in the actual time sense, but even in the amount of time I've been gone, t...  Read more


Day 923- Water Weight Coming Right Off
6/11/2014 8:47:31 AM,  138 COMMENTS

Just a very brief update since all of you were so right. Like I said in my last blog, I wasn't shocked or even panicked when I saw 189.2 on Mond...  Read more


94 days to go
6/11/2014 8:28:04 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Until I will to go a wedding and about 90 days I suppose before I'll go visit my boyfriend's family. A lot can happen in 90 days. I'm not sure about m...  Read more


6/10/2014 7:26:55 PM,  3 COMMENTS

~Whispers~ Dream big. Dreams die. Run. Run away and hide. Too late. No choice. Why bother. You can't. It's over. Forget. ...  Read more


Next Goal
6/10/2014 1:59:44 PM,  2 COMMENTS

My next goal is to make back to where I was before I moved. I was about 180lbs and now I am about 210lbs. I have decided to give myself a nice reward...  Read more


Day 921- Awesome Bachelorette Party
6/9/2014 9:10:39 AM,  120 COMMENTS

Well thank you to all of those suggestions and prayers you sent my way. Miraculously, after a massage Friday evening, I somehow managed to run m...  Read more


Day 918- In So Much Pain
6/6/2014 9:08:40 AM,  83 COMMENTS

Dear Sparkfriends, Please pray for me and my back. Yesterday, J.D. decided he wanted to try rock climbing at our gym. I decided to attempt too....  Read more


6/6/2014 2:58:44 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Donating some old clothes this weekend. Shedding down the clutter and making room for new digs!...  Read more


No sodas
6/5/2014 5:23:29 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Stopped drinking sodas again....  Read more


Day 917- The Last Hurrah For A While
6/5/2014 11:14:31 AM,  173 COMMENTS

So as you all know if you've been following my previous blogs, this spring and summer has been full of weddings, bridal showers, bachelorette parties...  Read more


Day 340: Fears & Fortunes
6/3/2014 9:37:36 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Lately I've been feeling somewhat conflicted with things. One thing is that eating right and healthy consistently is HARD. I feel like it's what has m...  Read more


Day 914- This Really Is A Change of a Lifetime
6/2/2014 3:16:31 PM,  170 COMMENTS

I know what you're thinking. Another blog by Jan-Marie, talking about how she gained a few pounds and it's all part of the process, and numbers...  Read more


Day 910- Spreading Out My Goals
5/29/2014 9:29:01 AM,  102 COMMENTS

I've begun to realize that since I began this journey, I got pretty used to 2 lb or more weight losses every week. And when I don't reach those or wor...  Read more


Day 908- Weekend in Memphis Pics
5/27/2014 9:56:35 AM,  106 COMMENTS

This weekend, J.D. and I decided to visit our friends in Memphis. The holiday weekend always falls close to our anniversary, which is actually today,...  Read more


Day 901- Pictures from This Weekend's Wedding
5/20/2014 8:50:12 AM,  86 COMMENTS

As promised here are some pictures from my friend's wedding this weekend. She lost about 40 pounds for her wedding and looked wonderful! J....  Read more


Day 323: Happy :)
5/17/2014 4:23:46 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I finally saw the scale move this week! Ever since December, I have gained/lost the same 3-4 lbs and now I'm finally under 230 again!! Couldn't be mor...  Read more


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