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To celebrate my SparkFriends and those who have come alongside me
Sunday, May 12, 2013      5 comments

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Saturday, May 11, 2013      4 comments

I have made some decisions that have been very difficult to make but that I think will be very good in the long run. The past month or so has been an emotional land-mine. My husband still hasn't found work and we are both fighting depr... Read more
I'm getting stronger
Wednesday, May 08, 2013      9 comments

I live in a hilly region...7 miles from town...1/2 mile from the country club. My house sits waaaaay up on a hill....among the trees. And my next door neighbors have cows. ... Read more
Monday, May 06, 2013      3 comments

I've been away for several days. I went to see my family in another state and it was an emotional minefield nearly the entire time I was there. The stress of emotionally and physically dealing with the things that were going on in the fam... Read more
I'm taking this party to the monks!
Monday, April 29, 2013      7 comments

I found a SparkTeam that was tailor-made for me when I was looking for a walking guide to 5K. It is called "Where are YOU walking to?" www.sparkpeople.com/mysp
gid=9655 As a life-lon... Read more
note to self
Monday, April 29, 2013      3 comments

Note to self: DO NOT EVER EAT CANNED OKRA EVER AGAIN! AND I DO MEAN EVER! It HURTS!!! That is all. ... Read more
If I could add one motivational thing to SparkPeople, it would be...
Sunday, April 28, 2013      8 comments

Oh how I wish we could have more tickers! I think it could be SO motivational! If I had the ability to have more than one ticker, I would have four of them, and they would track the following: 1) My Long-Term Weight Loss Goal 2) My... Read more
I need a better plan
Saturday, April 27, 2013      4 comments

I'm losing motivation. I need a better plan.... Read more
Thanks, SparkRadio!
Thursday, April 25, 2013      3 comments

I have been listening to SparkRadio and I think it is such a great thing! Lily and Karen are fun to listen to and motivational as well. I have been listening to Episode 20 about Spring Cleaning. I really enjoy it when Spring comes ar... Read more
I'm a Stress Eater and Right Now I'm Really Struggling
Tuesday, April 23, 2013      8 comments

I'm a stress eater. Yesterday I received two big emotional whammies and since then I have really been struggling to stay out of the junk food. It's hard. I'm really tired right now because I couldn't sleep last night. I got up at 2:30AM... Read more
(Scream!) I cannot believe I just ate that!
Monday, April 22, 2013      3 comments

emoticon that is all thank you for allowing me to rant. Party on, people! ... Read more
Fat Bodies vs Thin Bodies...Aren't They REALLY Just Bodies???
Friday, April 19, 2013      2 comments

I read a blog today titled "Poll: Are Negative Usernames Helpful or Self-Defeating?" https://sparkpeo.hs.llnwd.ne
nal_or_selfdefeating#comment I agree that negative usernames ... Read more
From Slave Driver to Compassionate Mistress...My Greatest Personal Accomplishment
Thursday, April 18, 2013      1 comments

I think I'm doing well. I am pretty sure I have already reached my first goal of 5 pounds and will be starting another weight loss ticker when I weigh in on Sunday. My greatest accomplishment, though, has been in my ability to love myself a... Read more
Turning Tears for Boston into a Party of Love
Thursday, April 18, 2013      2 comments

As I said in my last blog, "This party needs more depth of character...a purpose...because a party for the sake of a party isn't enough to carry me through this weight loss. " And then came the horror of the Boston Marathon bombing. I ... Read more
You know if you start something, you are going to be tested!
Sunday, April 14, 2013      2 comments

This past week was... an obstacle course. My grade: C (not a total failure, but far from an A student!) ... Read more

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