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3rd Anniversary on Sparkpeople
Sunday, January 19, 2014      6 comments

Today is the anniversary of the day I signed up for Sparkpeople. Three years later I have lost 62 pounds, three pant sizes and several inches from various parts of my body. I am so grateful for all the support from other Sparkers. I don't hav... Read more
Frustration buying clothes
Saturday, April 20, 2013      8 comments

I need some new summer clothes. I went to a local store and tried on several brands of capri's and shorts. The Amanda style by Gloria Vanderbilt fit the best. I tried on a size 20 and it was way too big (great right?). I tried on a size 18 a... Read more
Confession time (again)
Friday, February 22, 2013      5 comments

I have to write a confession blog. I have been struggling the last couple weeks with my eating, particularly at night when I get home from work. I'm bracing, again, for a gain. I haven't been honest even with myself as I haven't gone back and... Read more
Second year anniversary
Saturday, January 19, 2013      3 comments

I joined Sparkpeople on January 19, 2011. I learned of the website from a friend of mine who was using it as well. I think my starting weight was around 257 pounds. My first day on Sparkpeople I tracked my calories at 1600 plus and got 11 spa... Read more
Monday, December 31, 2012      1 comments

New Year Eve is a time for reflection on the passing year and looking forward to the new year. I generally don't make resolutions per se as I don't keep them. I set a goal on January 1, 2012 to lose 75 pounds total and be at 200 pounds by Dec... Read more
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
Tuesday, December 25, 2012      1 comments

I wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a blessed, healthy New Year. May God bless you greatly. Mary... Read more
Stressful week at work
Saturday, December 15, 2012      3 comments

This has been a very stressful week at work. We are changing the way we do things completely. Going with two new systems, one is a Computer aided dispatch and the other is a new records management system. NOTHING is working right! This stres... Read more
Bracing for a gain
Saturday, December 08, 2012      3 comments

Confession time. I am bracing for a gain this week. Am I happy about it? Definitely not. Do I know why? Definitely I do and it is self inflicted. Quite simply I have been overeating on all the wrong stuff. It is that time of year when peop... Read more
Happy Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 22, 2012      3 comments

Thanksgiving is here along with the "official" beginning of the holiday season. Thanksgiving seems to be overshadowed more and more every year by the sales and hype for Christmas (that's another blog). I have to work today so I'm not with my ... Read more
This time of year
Friday, November 02, 2012      2 comments

This is a difficult time of year for me. As it gets colder I feel like I want to hibernate. I tell people if I were an animal I would be a bear. I would eat all summer and then sleep all winter. I did well while on vacation but have be... Read more
One word challenge
Tuesday, October 23, 2012      1 comments

Okay, I'll give it a shot as well.... Where is your cell phone? Purse Spouse? None Your hair? Gray Your mother? Deceased Your father? Deceased Your favorite thing? Books Your dream last nig... Read more
I'm Back!
Tuesday, October 16, 2012      2 comments

Hello, I know it may seem like I fell off the face of the earth, but I didn't. My sister and I just got home from a 12 day vacation...are you ready? In IRELAND! I spent my 60th birthday in Belfast at the Titanic exhibit. We traveled a... Read more
Day 30 - 30 Day challenge
Sunday, September 30, 2012      2 comments

What are you most proud of about your journey toward healthy living during the month of September? My goodness the last day. September is gone and fall is here in full force (at least in Wisconsin). What am I most proud of? I guess... Read more
Day 29 - 30 Day Challenge
Sunday, September 30, 2012      1 comments

There is so much MORE to you than your wellness journey. Please share 10 facts about yourself that aren't related to your weight loss journey, how you eat, or how you exercise. 1. I am a born again Christian and try to put Jesus first. 2... Read more
Day 28 - 30 day Challenge
Friday, September 28, 2012      2 comments

What do you do for wellness? For example to increase emotional, spiritual, or intellectual well-being? Beside eating better, I try to get 8 to 9 hours of sleep. I listen to a Christian radio station and try to pray everyday. On my days o... Read more

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