What Happened?
Tuesday, September 18, 2018      2 comments

I was so on-track. I was so in the zone. I was so focused. I lost 80 lbs and kept it off for a little over 3 years. I felt pretty great until IT happened. I’m not exactly sure why or how, but suddenly and severely, I had a huge shift in my energ... Read more
Be Your Own Version of Hawt
Friday, June 14, 2013      12 comments

Recently, I responded to a new SparkFriend's post lamenting about the state of her current body and in anticipation of it not being perfectly what she hopes it will be after weight loss. I have struggled with my past and current bodies for this... Read more
Keep Your Eyes On The Prize (especially AFTER you've won it)
Thursday, January 24, 2013      6 comments

Back in 2009 I had completely had it with living my life in the body that I had become far too accustomed to. I had finished having babies in 1997, but not only had I not lost my "baby" fat, but my weight just kept creeping up with every passin... Read more
Binge Averted: Another Learning Experience
Thursday, August 09, 2012      5 comments

Just wanted to quickly journal/blog this morning as I am able to reflect on the night before. Yesterday afternoon/evening, I found myself on the precipice of the cliff, leaning over and I managed to pull myself back in in time to limit the dama... Read more
Random List of Latest Little NSV's
Thursday, August 02, 2012      6 comments

1) managing stressful workload at work without pigging out when I get home (finally broken the habit of snacking like crazy before supper) 2) it's been 74 days since my last binge 3) graciously accepted ONE delicious, home-made chocolate ch... Read more
Missed You.
Thursday, June 14, 2012      8 comments

Hey! I'm back. Did you miss me? I missed you - all my Spark-friends. I've probably been MIA since about late February or March when I started working with my Wellness Consultant. That took up alot of my Spark energy and it was a great... Read more
A New Approach, But Will It Begin My Final Chapter?
Monday, March 12, 2012      3 comments

What do you do when your plateau turned gain, turned plateau lasts almost a year and a quarter?? Give up? No. Try something different?? As if you haven't been doing that all along. A plateau this long and you've got to know that you've trie... Read more
High Protein Struggles and Benefits
Saturday, February 25, 2012      6 comments

Trying to eat more lean proteins can be a real challenge for someone who no longer wants to eat red meat, and has an out of control addiction to high sugar and salty carbs. The processed carbs are truly my biggest downfall, but they make me... Read more
I Love My Fat!!
Tuesday, January 24, 2012      9 comments

Well, not really, me, but my body seems to love it so much that it doesn't want to let it go!! I'm open to all and any little tidbits of advice here. I'm getting a little scared actually, that I am unable to lose weight. Not to be confuse... Read more
Why, Exactly, Am I Doing This Anyway?
Tuesday, January 17, 2012      3 comments

I’ve been reading some of the New Year blogs and the overall dominating theme seems to be one of renewal of the commitment to and the spirit of living the healthy life. I want to do that too, but I'm also taking more time to be introspective an... Read more
Low Cal Flavour Heaven
Friday, January 06, 2012      6 comments

Just created a new recipe and had to share for anyone who loves the flavours of pizza but wants a low carb and low cal version. Got the idea when I was making some mini pizzas for the family with whole wheat english muffins. Healthy enoug... Read more
Phantom Scents, Pizza and Lemon Meringue Pie
Thursday, January 05, 2012      4 comments

Whew, what a day yesterday was. It was my first day since Boxing Day that I've been really, really tempted to fall off the sugar-free wagon. My oldest son turned 18 yesterday and I was feeling old and sentimental, but WHY I kept smelling... Read more
Good riddance to 2011
Wednesday, December 28, 2011      8 comments

And here's hoping for a 2012 that is more like my 2010. 2010 was a great year for me and my health. I lost 68 pounds in 2010 and learned how to eat healthy, learned how to run (C25K), learned how to enjoy physical activity, completed a T... Read more
Thing About Caramel Corn Is....
Monday, December 19, 2011      2 comments

It's really hard to stop eating it. The great part, though, is that at least it does fill you up and you have to stop eating it before you can do too much damage. Finally a "sane" Christmas treat!! Dontcha love fiber?... Read more
Things that make you go hmmmm....
Tuesday, November 01, 2011      5 comments

Just noticing some things today. Have you noticed that my recent blogs and statuses have been kind of negative and over-sensitive? I have and I notice that I have been pretty much feeling that way for the last two weeks. Not sure ... Read more

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