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50 random things you didn't know about me...
Thursday, August 12, 2010      13 comments

I stole this from MADEMCHE. Here we go...I don't feel like writing a thought provoking blog tonight so here is me being lazy 1. What time did you get up this morning? around 8:40 AM which is awesome. I love vacation. 2. How do you l... Read more
Doing things that scare me: Amusement Parks
Wednesday, August 11, 2010      18 comments

I have been on vacation with the love of my life this week, yes I am a sap, and we took my niece to a local small amusement park. I like it because I went there a million times as a kid and it isn't all corporate like six flags. Let me add at th... Read more
Only 5% of people succeed? It's a myth, check this out
Thursday, August 05, 2010      22 comments

http://www.nytimes.com/1999/05
/25/health/95-regain-lost-
weight-or-do-they.html Those statistics have always bothered me! I love this article because they are taking a much larger study group and are finding that all that negativity ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Psst... Want to know a secret?
Thursday, August 05, 2010      74 comments

I can't even believe I am going to say this but I DON'T HATE MY BODY ANYMORE! Yup, that is right. I am done looking at myself in the mirror and bashing and belittling myself. I am done creating such a negative vacuum in my mind that I w... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts The best weight loss advice I ever received
Tuesday, August 03, 2010      524 comments

I was a bartender through college and I always loved it. I had a talent for mixing drinks and I liked the social part of the job. There was a manager I worked with who was tiny and in really amazing shape. One day she entered into casual convers... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Adventures in after weight loss shopping and closet purging
Monday, August 02, 2010      129 comments

I was really happy this weekend because my fiancé took a Saturday night off for the first time in a very long time. We went to the mall to look for a few shirts for him for our vacation next week. Woohoo! I was already in a good mood because my ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Fat is the last acceptable prejudice
Friday, July 30, 2010      108 comments

Fat is the last acceptable prejudice. In our completely PC world people are quick to condemn the use of a racial slur, save the whales, greenify the planet (even when most people have no clue what that even means). So why is it that some of thes... Read more
My spark girls have got my back
Thursday, July 29, 2010      7 comments

Last night I posted a very emo blog, yup I used a word I am way to old to use, and I was pretty down in the dumps. I am still shocked by the support I got on here. There were the usual suspects who support me on a daily basis and whom I couldn't... Read more
Hating myself
Wednesday, July 28, 2010      27 comments

Have you ever felt so utterly alone that the world could open and swallow you whole and you don't think anybody would even notice? The depth and breadth of my pain in my soul is just sometimes too much to overcome. For anyone, even the wonderw... Read more
My scale and I are in a fight today
Wednesday, July 28, 2010      13 comments

I hopped on my scale this morning after going out for Shabu Shabu last night with my best friend and I didn't like what senor scale had to say back to me today. So you know what? I called him a liar and I vowed to flush all the sodium out of my ... Read more
I missed being a jock
Tuesday, July 27, 2010      11 comments

I was at the gym this weekend and I realized for the first time I fit in again. As a kid I played three varsity sports and spent the bulk of my time in the gym or around other athletes. It was always a place I felt comfortable. Flash forward to ... Read more
1 month sparkaversary and 50 lbs total lost!
Monday, July 26, 2010      28 comments

So today is officially my 1 month anniversary on SP. No, I didn't lose 50 lbs just this month. I did some slow losing on my own over the last year just by working out and making better food choices. I was happy with the losing I was doing but it... Read more
Finally feeling like healthy eating is a habit
Sunday, July 25, 2010      12 comments

This morning I made breakfast and as I was cooking I realized that I finally feel like this is natural for me. I have read blogs where people have stated choosing healthy foods is hard for them and they long for their old menus but for me this i... Read more
Losing the weight in the weirdest places
Saturday, July 24, 2010      12 comments

It really took me up until this week and 49 lbs to really start to see the difference in my body. Mostly because I am losing weight in the weirdest places first. I was driving along and looked down at my hands and for the first time thought ... Read more
No, elevator guy, obesity is not contagious
Friday, July 23, 2010      13 comments

I have to rant. So I got on a tiny elevator today where I was going to meet a potential new client. With me I had my usual cart full of food. I know, great job for an obese person, cart food around all day hehe. I take tastings to their offic... Read more

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