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Another Pound Down!
7/14/2014 9:12:57 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Slow and steady wins the race! And it is definitely slow going! Just gotta keep doing a little better in what I'm doing!...  Read more


My Journey
7/14/2014 9:08:15 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I started out many times here on Sparks in the past but was never consistent with anything. My weight would go up and down and the more I gained the m...  Read more


Dinner Party Was Great Success !
7/14/2014 4:50:41 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Thank you to my SparkFriends for the dinner suggestions :) I did follow the recommendations and cooked the dinner over the stove top. I made the rat...  Read more


Chicken quesadillas with pico de gallo salad and Chipotle ranch dressing
7/13/2014 10:51:08 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Chicken quesadillas with pico de gallo salad and Chipotle ranch dressing on a whole wheat tortilla. This dinner was absolutely delicious tonight....  Read more


Friday's brunch
7/13/2014 10:36:12 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Friday my husband and I drove into Nashville for lunch. It was spectacularly delicious sushi at "Wild Wasabi". ...  Read more


Make it count!
7/13/2014 9:17:19 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I saw this quote and I just had to share... How true is that? We only have 1 life to live. It's never too late to start to live it either. Soo...  Read more


Day 4
7/13/2014 8:40:47 PM,  2 COMMENTS

It is Sunday and a beautiful day. Woke up early and vacuumed the pool. I love doing that in the morning. The day went well except for now in the ev...  Read more


Wine, Hot Tamales and good books
7/13/2014 7:44:53 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Blogging the blog... Today the heat outside is absolutely stifling. By the time I left the grocery store at 11:30 AM the thermometer read 1...  Read more


Saturday, Positive Focus, Day 73
7/13/2014 6:38:19 PM,  6 COMMENTS

It was a busy day. Since a birthday takes a whole weekend, I had to work on more birthday items, cake was on the list. First we needed to get our eyes...  Read more


how can I turn back time?
7/13/2014 6:24:14 PM,  5 COMMENTS

What would you say to your younger self if you met him/her on a street one day? I would have too many things to tell myself. First I'd say to cherish...  Read more


So Hello Again Spark
7/13/2014 6:18:25 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Hello once again Spark!! I am at it once again!! I keep trying other things and in the end I keep coming home. I just thing the on...  Read more


My Daughter Cracks Me Up!
7/13/2014 4:29:12 PM,  6 COMMENTS

They absolutely love watching my journey as I go along and I love there comments. ALL of them! Yesterday my 4 year old said, "Mommy, you are gett...  Read more


it's sunday
7/13/2014 10:54:23 AM,  5 COMMENTS

i did get to see my good friend for a while yesterday. then i went to explore some of the city for the remainder of the day. i ended up walking for ov...  Read more


God's perfect timing...
7/13/2014 5:40:04 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I was thinking back to how God has perfect timing. When I was going through my depression and getting my prescription never in my life did I think I w...  Read more


Another quickie...
7/12/2014 9:23:48 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Today we were out and about at a party to celebrate our aunt's 80th birthday! It was a lot of fun and we got to see one of our cousins who lives in Co...  Read more


Today is 5K/goal Day!
7/12/2014 8:17:20 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I was going to wait until tomorrow morning to weigh myself, but because I was totally sure I had gained 10 pounds since the last time I weighed myself...  Read more


Day 3
7/12/2014 7:22:33 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Its Saturday and I am blogging...WOW kind of a miracle that I am at the computer. I avoid it like the plague and the weekends. Yesterday I talked...  Read more


120 Days of Accountability-Day 12-July 12
7/12/2014 7:16:13 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Beginning weight (06/01/14): 199.0 This Week's Weight: 194 Glasses of water: 8 Amount of sleep: 8 Commitment level when I star...  Read more


120 Days of Accountability-Day 11-July 11
7/12/2014 7:14:37 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Beginning weight (06/01/14): 199.0 This Week's Weight: 194 Glasses of water: 8 Amount of sleep: 8 Commitment level when I star...  Read more


120 Days of Accountability-Day 10-July 10
7/12/2014 7:13:38 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Beginning weight (06/01/14): 199.0 This Week's Weight: 194 Glasses of water: 6 Amount of sleep: 8 Commitment level when I sta...  Read more


Friday, Positive Focus, Day 72
7/12/2014 6:59:26 PM,  3 COMMENTS

It was my son's birthday. My youngest is now 8! Where does the time fly? It was also the last day for the kids to do the water fun they've been able t...  Read more


Noticed Something Shocking While Working Out
7/12/2014 4:10:45 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I have recently noticed something shocking while working out and especially on my elliptical. When I was yo-yoing before I was pregnant with my younge...  Read more


Vacation, wine and feasting
7/12/2014 1:32:32 PM,  0 COMMENTS

So this vacation has not been a stellar example of clean healthy eating. But, I have not done a tremendous amount of damage. We went Camping whic...  Read more


7/12/2014 12:26:24 PM,  12 COMMENTS

Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So w...  Read more


I did it!
7/12/2014 11:24:06 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I did it! I lost 30lbs since Dec!! That's an average of 1lb a week. I'll take it!! 193 521 and down 36.5 inches since Dec :)...  Read more


Sodium ...
7/11/2014 10:35:34 PM,  4 COMMENTS

The Spark Nutrition tracker is telling me I eat way too much salt, even when the calories are in check. I was relying too heavily on Zero Calori...  Read more


The present moment...
7/11/2014 7:48:49 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Forgive the brief blog... I've got to go celebrate 22 wonderful years with my DH! 334 Sending wishes for a wonderful weekend to you all...  Read more


day 56 baby steps
7/11/2014 6:18:34 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Baby Steps “It is better to take many small steps in the right direction than to make a great leap forward only to stumble backward.” ~Old Chines...  Read more


url from last blog
7/11/2014 5:46:15 PM,  4 COMMENTS
od-plan This is the url from the site I found. Yeah there are a few Adjustments I could make, but...  Read more


It's a tough day
7/11/2014 4:49:25 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Today is the 1 year anniversary of my breast cancer diagnosis. I didn't think it would bother me much, but it is hitting hard. I've done fairly...  Read more


Day 2
7/11/2014 4:38:02 PM,  2 COMMENTS

It is going very well today. What did I do? I do not know, but I ate fairly good yesterday. I had heartburn, but treated it instead of just igno...  Read more


Need Some Cooking Help From My Friends :)
7/11/2014 3:43:33 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Hello SparkFriends, I am having family over for dinner Sunday night and I need some help with my cooking. I am planning on making ratatouille (y...  Read more


Feel better
7/11/2014 12:49:08 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Had a great walk with the kids this morning. Only went a mile because I am concerned about my youngest who is only 6 but I think she will do fine if i...  Read more


Thursday, Positive Focus, Day 71
7/11/2014 11:16:17 AM,  5 COMMENTS

It's day 2 of tracking everything. I'm finding that I'm attempting veggies even more now that I'm looking at the calories. I almost feel like I'm star...  Read more


it's friday
7/11/2014 9:29:41 AM,  10 COMMENTS

the weekend is finally here! yay! other than my allergies flaring up this morning, i am doing alright. meeting up with a friend of mine later this aft...  Read more


That darn scale finally moved!
7/11/2014 9:21:16 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I swear that scale hasn't moved in months now, it's been hovering between 191-193. The inches are still coming off so I know I'm moving in the right d...  Read more


Hopes Everyone Has a Great Weekend!!
7/11/2014 9:00:44 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Just remember that YOU CAN DO IT!!!!...  Read more


so excited
7/11/2014 6:57:14 AM,  13 COMMENTS

I am so stoked. I was looking on spark for food addiction. Came a cross a blog. She had put a web site on her blog. I looked at it and it was exactly...  Read more


Starting Over
7/10/2014 11:00:53 PM,  2 COMMENTS

So, here I am again - starting over...again. I'm actually excited. So many things have happened since my last entry on SparkPeople, so allow me to u...  Read more


Gummy Bears Strike Again... Ack!!
7/10/2014 6:47:26 PM,  8 COMMENTS

What is it about those tiny little bears anyway??? They look so sweet and innocent... I don't have issues with sweets. Chocolate maybe a lit...  Read more


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