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13 Miles
4/22/2014 4:38:13 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Today I rode farther than I ever have. In fact I rode double the length that I have ever gone before. I rode from one side of town to the other...  Read more


Good Good Saturday
4/19/2014 10:51:09 PM,  2 COMMENTS

What a great day today was! I always wake up earlier than my hubby, especially on the weekends, so today I woke up at 6 am. I got my coffee, had so...  Read more


Off Day
1/4/2014 11:06:43 AM,  0 COMMENTS

What a horrible night's sleep. Or should I say...NO sleep. I ache everywhere and have a terrible headache. You would think that relaxing in bed should...  Read more


The non-diet diet
1/3/2014 9:48:28 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I can't believe how important tracking my food intake has become (and how easy it is on SparkPeople). My challenge each day is not to eat as little as...  Read more


Indulging for your own good
1/2/2014 12:53:30 PM,  0 COMMENTS

After 2 weeks of great success managing my caloric intake, balancing my work life and my personal life and generally sticking with the program, my hus...  Read more


Sparking into Africa
11/26/2013 4:01:02 PM,  10 COMMENTS

I am an African and the peculiarities of my culture, foods, and environment aids obesity. In some cultures, a skinny lady is considered unfit for mar...  Read more


I Am an Addict.... Help!!!!
11/24/2013 9:50:31 AM,  13 COMMENTS

I am an addict. Yes, I am. I am addicted to my new, well, not so new now, way of life. Yes, totally addicted. My mind is a...  Read more


Back on the Block!!!!!
11/5/2013 8:11:17 AM,  13 COMMENTS

Dear friends, I am happy to let you know that I have lost all the previously added 8lbs and some more. For the first time in a long while my activ...  Read more


2lbs Down and the Truth.
10/8/2013 7:36:23 AM,  10 COMMENTS

I blog and post about my losses but never about my gaining. Well, all that is about to stop. I am a highly motivated person but when I slip, I tend...  Read more

10/2/2013 4:10:33 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I remember once blogging about looking at the reflection in a bus window and seeing the grey hair, the road-mapped face, the wrinkles etched here and...  Read more


The Spark!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

9/19/2013 12:26:07 AM,  13 COMMENTS

Okay, I am excited. You know I am a "Techy" and any thing that is technologically related to achieving my goals is always a source of excitement for...  Read more


My Realization
9/17/2013 11:34:05 AM,  7 COMMENTS

So then it is not of him who wills, nor of him who runs, but of God who shows mercy. (Romans 9:16 NKJV) I surrender all!!! ...  Read more


Day two of Phase 3
8/24/2013 11:31:31 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I did pretty well today, I did splurge and had a nonfat latte for my afternoon snack. I get migraine headaches and felt one coming on. I took two exce...  Read more


Half M
8/18/2013 1:28:51 AM,  15 COMMENTS

This is to report that I made my half Marathon yesterday. It was tough, I was slow but, i made it. 244...  Read more


Another 2 Gone!!!!!
8/13/2013 1:10:16 AM,  9 COMMENTS

Yes, I met my goal. Weighed In at 2lbs down yesterday. I am so happy to achieve this result. Since I set my new goals and became more focused, I ha...  Read more


Just the 8th!!!!
8/10/2013 12:12:29 AM,  7 COMMENTS

How are you doing Dear Friends? It has being such a long time. I am doing good now although sometime in July, I had so much going on. I am on to...  Read more


Cookie Monster to 5k?? Lets do this!!
7/23/2013 2:50:08 PM,  7 COMMENTS

While I sit here typing this, I am also in the process of baking a metric crap ton of cookies. Not all of them are for me and the roommates, but I al...  Read more


Once a Week
7/19/2013 1:58:42 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Missing my accountability I guess. Totally forgot to blog for nearly a month...and no one nagged me. 39 I shouldn't need it, but I do. Okay...  Read more


Great So Far
7/3/2013 9:21:54 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I am doing great with my July challenge especially not eating after 6pm. I feel real great in the morning. My system clears up and I feel light. I s...  Read more


My July Challenge
6/30/2013 9:16:22 PM,  11 COMMENTS

So June has come to an end and tomorrow, by God's special grace, I will officially begin my July Challenge. I am itemizing my challenge below: 1. S...  Read more


Two-Day Success
6/29/2013 10:32:26 AM,  7 COMMENTS

I have been able to keep my no eating after 6pm challenge for 2 days. I decided to "Test run" my plan before July 1st. It is going to be tough. Yes...  Read more


Stop At 6
6/27/2013 9:43:40 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I am doing good so have decided to move on to a higher level. I am about to take up a new challenge; not eating after 6pm. Yes, it has being in m...  Read more


Need to Talk it Out
6/26/2013 9:51:26 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I'm taking a chance that consistent entries in my blog will help me with getting back on track. I keep waiting until I have something specific to say...  Read more


Update on Daughter - Night of the Hummingbirds
6/14/2013 3:49:10 PM,  13 COMMENTS

As many of you read, my 14-year old daughter was in a rollover car accident in late February. First, thanks to all of you who reached out to me wheth...  Read more


Birthday Fun
6/13/2013 8:28:20 PM,  9 COMMENTS

It's my birthday and I started it with a 10K. My crew gave me a lovely gift of "Fast Feet". This is a symbol of ability to MOVE. It sure has bein...  Read more


Time to Get Out of My Way.
6/13/2013 7:01:16 PM,  3 COMMENTS

My weight has been creeping back up for so long now. I've seen it and convinced myself I was going to stop it where it was at and focus on bringing i...  Read more


Half M
6/1/2013 4:59:43 PM,  14 COMMENTS

I went, I saw, and I conquered!!! Yes, I did You know, it all started as a joke. I took up the challenge and here I am. Life is all about chall...  Read more


Fruits of the Spirit
5/23/2013 4:48:06 PM,  7 COMMENTS

In all things I do, putting God first is imperative. So in my weaknesses I hold on strong to Him. One Fruit of the Spirit that I am really working o...  Read more


Good Day to Start the Spark Solution Challenge
5/13/2013 9:10:19 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Today is bright and sunny in Sacramento. I am generally taking things easy. It is the first day of the Spark Solution Challenge to eat right and mov...  Read more


Mom on Track
5/12/2013 7:55:49 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Happy Mother's Day beautiful SparkMothers. I am so proud to be counted among you all. Today has been so beautiful and fulfilling, with all the love...  Read more


Taking the PE Challenge
5/10/2013 3:24:45 PM,  6 COMMENTS

On Monday, I took up the challenge to work for two days as a High School PE Teacher. Yesterday was my first day and I told a dear Fitbit/Spark-friend...  Read more


Being a Great Mother
5/7/2013 8:22:34 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I looked at myself today and concluded that I am a good mother. As a single parent of three, I try my best o give the best that I can for my Children...  Read more


1 lb Down
5/6/2013 12:12:35 AM,  13 COMMENTS

I am so happy to report a lb- loss at my weigh-in this morning. This is the beginning of a new week with new hopes. Let's keep hope alive and movin...  Read more


I Did
5/4/2013 5:04:52 PM,  13 COMMENTS

Dear Sparkfriends, thanks so much for your continued support. As planned yesterday, I went all out and met my goal of 40K steps. I actually took 40,...  Read more


Striding On
5/3/2013 4:50:38 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Thanks all. I got home safely yesterday. Though tired from the delayed flight, I got some exciting moments at the airport. I had four different peo...  Read more


Las Vegas
5/2/2013 2:49:38 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Had to go to Vegas yesterday. I am currently at the Airport, as usual, delayed flight!!!!! I am so furious. There is this tempting eatery just acros...  Read more


May Goals
5/1/2013 12:08:03 AM,  9 COMMENTS

Today, I am setting my May goals. I am happy to report that I met almost all my April goals. Though I set an 8lbs loss, I was able to lose 4lbs. Ev...  Read more


1 More Down
4/28/2013 11:00:06 AM,  8 COMMENTS

244 I weighed in at 1 more lb down this morning. I am so happy!!!! Have a most blessed Sunday! Love you all....  Read more


On My way Back
4/27/2013 11:38:36 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Hi Friends, I am on my way back from Atlanta. I am at Los Angeles Airport, where I have an hour stopover. Yes, I am "moving" my body as I am posti...  Read more


On The Road
4/26/2013 9:14:52 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I am off again. On my way to the Airport. This time, to Atlanta, GA. WIll be back home tomorrow, by God's grace. I am aiming for at least 30K step...  Read more


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