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#129 - Rough Time.
Friday, April 26, 2013      18 comments

I'm having a tough time picking up the pieces. I'm on the verge of quitting. Last weekend, I went out of town for my birthday. On the Friday before, I was excited because I had a plan to be as healthy as I could be. However, when you are ou... Read more
#128 - Weekends/Vacations.
Monday, April 22, 2013      8 comments

Hi Spark Friends. I hope all of you enjoyed your weekend. For the weekend, I went out of town to see the South Carolina Gamecocks play the Kentucky Wildcats (baseball). This was my first time at an SC baseball game, and I absolutely e... Read more
#127 - Gluten.
Thursday, April 04, 2013      10 comments

I think I spoke too soon. Day 1 (Tuesday) of gluten back in my diet produced no reactions. However, on Wednesday morning, I woke up with a sore throat. It wasn't more than I could handle, and really, it went away fairly quickly. Throughout... Read more
#126 - 30.
Wednesday, April 03, 2013      16 comments

When I stepped on the scale this morning, I was in for a big surprise. I've finally reached 30 pounds lost! What a feeling! I still can't believe it's true. I've said this in other blogs, but I'll say it again because it's the truth. I nev... Read more
#125 - Only One More.
Tuesday, April 02, 2013      14 comments

Hi Sparkfriends! It's been a couple weeks since I last posted. I'll catch you up! 1. Weight - Since beginning the cleanse, I've lost 6 pounds! I only have ONE MORE pound to lose until I hit the big 30 pounds lost goal! Wow. I just rer... Read more
#124 - Tell Me I'm Crazy.
Thursday, March 21, 2013      12 comments

Hi all! Hope you all are doing wonderfully! I guess I need to play catch up: In my last post, I talked about doing a cleanse. Well, I'm in the process of doing it, and boy, it's been tough! I miss grains and dairy a lot. I won't complain th... Read more
#123 - Hoping for Some Answers.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013      13 comments

I'm sorry that I have been MIA the last month or so. I have been dealing with a lot - exhaustion/lack of energy, brain fogs, headaches, asthma, bloating, irritability, etc. Truly, I have dealt with the issues for several years with some days bei... Read more
#123 - Self Love.
Thursday, February 14, 2013      9 comments

First off, I want to say thank you to all of my Spark Friends for all the love and encouragement on the last post as well as while I've been "gone". I'm still not 100% yet, but I am working on it. We live in a society where we have to be th... Read more
Friday, February 01, 2013      16 comments

This blog is meant to be honest - with you all but especially myself. A few of you have told me that I inspire you; while I am grateful for the comment, I feel like the last three weeks have been the opposite of that. I've let you all down. More... Read more
#121 - A Letter to Myself.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013      15 comments

Dear Samantha, I know that the last two weeks have been rough. First, you had a stomach virus, and now, its sinuses/cold. I know you aren't feeling well, and the lack of energy is frustrating. However, turning to crappy food won't help your... Read more
#120 - FitBit Review.
Monday, January 07, 2013      18 comments

Although I received my FitBit just less than a week ago, I have already formed an opinion on it, and I wanted to share it with you just in case you were thinking of getting one. Let me first start off by saying that for the longest time, I ... Read more
#119 - New Years, 5K Race, & FitBit.
Wednesday, January 02, 2013      16 comments

emoticon I hope every one had a great New Years! ... Read more
#118 - January Goals.
Friday, December 28, 2012      10 comments

2012 has been a great year for me. I've lost a little over 20 pounds, I'm healthier than I've ever been, and I'm working out more. When I was 174 lbs, I never thought I would get to where I am now. I know, though, that to get to my desired weigh... Read more
#117 - Decisions, decisions.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012      7 comments

Hi all! Hope everyone had a great Christmas! I did although I ate too much and barely exercised. I'm not particularly proud of it, but it is what it is. I enjoyed spending time with family and friends, and that's what it's about. Anyways, I... Read more
#116 - Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012      8 comments

If you were like me, I was devastated to hear the news about Sandy Hook Elementary School on Friday. I couldn't believe how someone could take innocent lives of 6-7 years olds. It broke my heart that they would never be able to smile, laugh, or ... Read more

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