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Happy Summer!
Friday, June 14, 2019      1 comments

Summer break! emoticon I said goodbye to my babies last Friday. After teaching kindergarten for over 20 year... Read more
To weigh or not to weigh
Friday, May 24, 2019      3 comments

The first few days back have been going great! It feels good to be eating healthy again. I spent a few days getting organized for weight loss. I tried on clothes. I made piles of things that don’t fit and that I want to get back into. I... Read more
Fat and Frumpy - Again!
Sunday, May 19, 2019      3 comments

I am back at Sparks because, well.....I need to be back at Sparks. I started Sparks 5 years ago, reached goal weight 4 years ago and for the most part kept it off. I had some set backs (don't we all), but I kept my weight within 7-8 pounds of ... Read more
lost weight, but went up 2 cup sizes???
Friday, July 03, 2015      1 comments

I have needed new bras for awhile now. They were too big, but also just plain old. So now that I am only 3 pounds away from my goal, I decided to go shopping. For years I bought the same bras in a 36C. Then about 4 years ago I moved up ... Read more
Goodbye to another school year
Sunday, June 07, 2015      1 comments

My school year is finally over and I said goodbye to my kindergarteners last week. I have been teaching 19 years and every year, regardless of whether I had a good group or a challenging group, I always feel a little sad on the last day. This... Read more
Sunday, April 12, 2015      2 comments

At the beginning of March I set out to lose 10 more pounds before summer. Well, it's been 6 weeks since then and my weight has not changed. That is because I haven't done anything to change it! I still want to lose 10 more pounds and I know ... Read more
Next 10 Pounds
Sunday, March 01, 2015      0 comments

Welcome March!!! Even though winter is still in full force here (and what a winter it has been!), spring has to eventually come. It always does. Now that there is light at the end of the tunnel, I am back at Sparks to lose 10 more pounds. I ... Read more
When people comment on my weight loss
Sunday, November 23, 2014      2 comments

I started maintenance 5 weeks ago after losing 23 pounds. I didn't tell anyone that I was trying to lose weight and nobody ever commented either. This past week 4 people stopped me at work to ask me how much weight I have lost and to tell me I... Read more
Starting Maintenance Today
Sunday, October 19, 2014      1 comments

Yesterday was a great day! First, and most important, my nephew was born and I became an aunt for the second time. I am traveling today to go meet him. Very excited! Also, yesterday I hit my goal weight of 165lbs., losing 22 pounds to... Read more
lack of motivation
Saturday, September 27, 2014      3 comments

After reaching my original goal weight over 2 weeks ago, I decided I needed to lose a little more than I originally thought. I want to lose around 7 more pounds, but since reaching the original GW, the only thing I have lost is my motivation. ... Read more
goal weight feels good!
Saturday, September 13, 2014      3 comments

After 10 weeks at Sparks, I have lost 17 lbs. and have reached my original goal weight of 170 lbs. 10 weeks ago I was the heaviest I have ever been and I am now the lightest I have been in about 10 years. I feel great and am back into all m... Read more
Back to school
Saturday, August 30, 2014      2 comments

The first week of school with new kindergarten kids is always crazy and this year was no different! Less than 3 months ago I had kids that could read, write sentences and add/subtract. I basically had mini first graders. Now it's back to the... Read more
New pics
Sunday, August 24, 2014      2 comments

This is the first time I have ever taken "before" pictures when I started a weight loss program and I am so glad I did. I was so excited yesterday to find out I was down 13 lbs., I decided to update my pictures on my homepage this morning. I k... Read more
New mindset
Saturday, August 23, 2014      3 comments

2 weeks ago I decide to change my mindset a little. During the first few weeks of my weight loss I was constantly weighing myself, tracking everything I ate, measuring out all my portions and was super strict about sticking to my 1200-1400 calo... Read more
1 month done - Happy!
Saturday, August 09, 2014      2 comments

It has been 1 month since I started to lose weight and joined Sparks (again!). Here is how I did on my goals. Goal #1. lose 17-20 lbs. by ? (end of October???) Starting weight - 187lbs. Current Weight - 178 lbs. I am thrill... Read more

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