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Planet Fitness
Thursday, March 01, 2012      1 comments

Went to PF for the first time last night after work. I must say, I've done a lot of research about this franchise and I was very pleased with the environment. They have soo many cardio machines so there is no need to wait for an Elliptical. They... Read more
Im Invisible
Friday, February 24, 2012      4 comments

Came across an interesting blog about dating and being overweight. Apparently, the reason I have not had any successful relationship is due to my weight and those who "see" me. After reading the WHOLE article I realized that there are some... Read more
My motivation
Monday, February 20, 2012      2 comments

As a grandmother of two girls and one little boy, I am blessed to have been able to be present at their births. The little girl peeking is my oldest daughter best friend's child. She even calls me grandma. LOL This was taken at my birthday celeb... Read more
Something different
Friday, February 17, 2012      2 comments

I had a wonderful week vacation and spent most of it with my parents. They both came up from Florida, looking for a new home closer to their great grands. During their search, I saw something that appealed to me. The first week of April, I will ... Read more
Binge setback
Friday, February 03, 2012      2 comments

I was doing good for two weeks until last night. Had a dinner date out at OCharleys and I even researched the menu and its nutritional content prior to going. I avoided the popcorn at the movies. BUT... SOMETHING HAPPENED ON THE WAY HOME. ... Read more
Finally someone said it
Thursday, February 02, 2012      2 comments

Hello, my name is Colette and I am a Sugar addict. A couple months back I posted information about Sugar and how it is hidden in what we eat. This morning, I wake up to a news broadcast about the dangers of added sugar consumption. ... Read more
Its important to help family
Wednesday, February 01, 2012      1 comments

As a designer, I get a lot of request to help make this and that publication for others. When my parents came to me asking me to help them with my dad's jewelry business, I couldn't say no. They are both retired and are doing something they love... Read more
To see or not to see
Monday, January 30, 2012      2 comments

Friday was a very terrifying day. I was at work around 2p and all of a sudden, I went partially blind in both eyes. Imagine a paragraph and only being able to see the center words while the end words are faded. My co-worker rushed into action an... Read more
When I need motivation...
Friday, January 27, 2012      0 comments

Not only do I seek people on SP, there are also incredible people who have succeeded. Its seldom I find someone who is morbidly obese like me. This video really inspires me. Read more
Fast food lessons
Thursday, January 26, 2012      4 comments

Due to my extreme need of red meat during TOM, I typically venture to my local Wendy's to get the #2, . The Double Cheese Burger small combo produces 860 calories if you request no cheese or mayo. Learned: 1) The small fries are almost a... Read more
What is your Legacy?
Tuesday, January 24, 2012      1 comments

My legacy is what I've taught my daughters and grands. I'm not leaving them with money or property. All I have is Gods favor and love which is plenty. I've taught them: 1) family comes first 2) value yourself and do not allow others to... Read more
Monday, January 23, 2012      1 comments

Now i know why I gained weight every month. TOM is the culprit. Before recently, I never understood or kept track of the hunger during this time. Its like I'm a newly turned vampire and I need meat and blood. (for my Twilight/Being Human fans) ... Read more
Friday, January 20, 2012      1 comments

For the past 3 days I have woken up with this serious fatigue. Not sure why but in my face i look sick. For the past 2 days I have not worked out. I have been eating within my calories (except for subway last night) and drinking my 90+ oz of wat... Read more
Wednesday, January 18, 2012      1 comments

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Your BMR is very important to know.
Tuesday, January 17, 2012      2 comments

My daughter brought it to my attention that I was not eating enough. I was going by the "diets" that had me on a 1200-1400 cal eating plan. She stated that for my height/weight/age I was not eating enough food. She introduced me to my BMR. ... Read more

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