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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,  98 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,  139 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,  121 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,  103 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


Day 896- Another Wedding This Weekend
5/15/2014 10:32:28 AM,  77 COMMENTS

I am very lucky to have very wonderful friends. And I'm now at the age where many of these wonderful friends are getting married. And 6 months f...  Read more


5/15/2014 9:49:14 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I'm on the journey to become the person I want to be; that I know I can be. As of today, a week into my epic, I am 244.5, three pounds lighter than wh...  Read more


Day 894- Being a Pinterest Pin
5/13/2014 8:55:12 AM,  141 COMMENTS

I can't thank you all enough for the enormous amount of support on my blog last Wednesday. Posting that before and after photo was tough, because obvi...  Read more


I fell off the wagon and I fell hard.
5/13/2014 7:26:59 AM,  4 COMMENTS

The last 3 days my calories have gone from 1500 max to neatly 3000 a day. I am back to binging at night, which is mentally and physically exhausting....  Read more


21 Day Sugar Detox- What I have learned.
5/11/2014 7:19:54 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Ok so I did not make it to the 21 Days according to L1 completely but I did 12 and I am proud of that. I am choosing to look my new plan as a modified...  Read more


Why the 21 Sugar Detox is not working for me..
5/11/2014 6:40:27 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Day 14 of the 21 DSD. Maybe my will is weaker then I imagined but after a strong Friday, I binged on Saturday on cookies while I was home alone.. I a...  Read more


Reaching new heights
5/10/2014 8:32:00 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I am giving myself a pat on the back today. It is offically Day 13 of the 21DSD! Last night was a friend's birthday party at a pizza place, I was in a...  Read more


Day 314: I completed 110 fitness minutes today... WHAT?!
5/8/2014 10:46:14 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I speak the truth! After 3 separate walks today (one to my afternoon job, one home, and one with mom this evening), I walked almost 4 miles and earned...  Read more


Day 12 - First binge on 21DSD
5/8/2014 8:34:53 PM,  0 COMMENTS

This week I have been feeling a little better, although still having some problems with my stools, leg cramps and fatigue while on this detox. To reme...  Read more


Day 313: Mental Games
5/7/2014 9:57:01 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I've come to the somewhat obvious conclusion that losing weight is yes physical, but mostly mental. What's difficult is going home after a solid worko...  Read more


Day 887- Kind Words Do So Much
5/7/2014 11:31:53 AM,  249 COMMENTS

The other day I was sent the following message, from a Facebook friend I probably haven't seen in 3 years. "This might be weird, and I've been d...  Read more


Day 885- Zero of my Hundred Miles for May
5/5/2014 8:59:38 AM,  106 COMMENTS

Well, it's May 5th and I have yet to run a mile yet this month. To be fair, I spent the majority of this weekend packing up our house in Athens and mo...  Read more


"I can't eat it" vs "I don't eat it"
5/4/2014 7:46:29 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I have always liked specific types of diet (vegetarian, paleo, herbal detox) because there are plans that outline what you eat. I do a hell of a lot b...  Read more


The Fat conundrum
5/4/2014 7:41:37 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Progressively while on this 21 Day Sugar Detox I have become very tired and weak, perhaps due to the low carb in take. I have talked to a friend that...  Read more


Day Five 21DSD (day sugar detox)
5/2/2014 6:33:00 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Well week one is going splendidly so far. I have been eating close to Paleo as Diane Sanphilippo's 21 Day Sugar Detox has suggested. Suprisingly I hav...  Read more


Food issues and family
4/30/2014 7:12:18 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I have the luxury of working from home (yay) and I also live with my parents. My mom is retired and she really is a very kind woman. She makes my coff...  Read more


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