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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts So here is my plan
Thursday, December 09, 2010      55 comments

I am not a big joiner by nature. Challenges give me anxiety. I don't join anymore teams because I have a hard enough time keeping up with the ones I am on and then I feel guilty like I let people down. I am a big goal setter. I need goals to kee... Read more
Do you really want the truth? Really?
Wednesday, December 08, 2010      39 comments

I have been writing this blog in my head for a few days but after just having a "friend" really upset me I decided I need to write it now. So my birthday is December 18th. This is a ridiculously busy time of year for us at work so it is always h... Read more
Food is my life, literally
Wednesday, December 08, 2010      30 comments

I have been obsessed with food as long as I can remember. My mom found my 5th grade writing assignment a few weeks ago and she read it to me. It was talking about who I am. Apparently I was very self conscious even then, I didn't like mean kids ... Read more
Taking control of my mindless eating
Friday, December 03, 2010      32 comments

I think when I really started to be conscious of my eating habits, and which of them where the main culprits in the ever expansion of my backside, I was completely shocked but how much I ate mindlessly. I would get home from work and slice of 4 ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts A role model? Who, me? Nahhhhh
Wednesday, December 01, 2010      89 comments

I have been feeling pretty bad about myself the past few days. Bloated, fat, unattractive. When you are losing pretty consistently it is easy to brush off these feelings because, hey, in another month I will look even better. Being stuck at the ... Read more
Tragedy almost derailed me
Tuesday, November 30, 2010      47 comments

I realized yesterday that I had not weighed myself since my grandmother died 2 weeks ago. A few days before she passed I slept on the floor with my mother and cousin and we were giving her pain meds every hour. During times like that you complet... Read more
About my grandmother
Sunday, November 21, 2010      55 comments

Losing her has been one of the most difficult times in my life. She was a writer and would have wanted me to speak about her at the funeral, especially if I wrote it, so I did it for her. It was the most difficult writing I ever had to do. How d... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Who am I without the fat?
Sunday, November 07, 2010      72 comments

This has been on my mind for the last 20 lbs as I am finally starting to feel normal for the first time in 14 years. My whole entire adult life I have been big. If you haven't read in my past blogs I was not a fat child. Three days before my sen... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 75 lbs down, see ya later 270's!
Friday, November 05, 2010      113 comments

I realized something last week when my 4 month sparkaversary came and went and I totally forgot, this is my life now. I am not TRYING to eat healthy, or work out, or change how I see things. I am doing all those things and it is because I want t... Read more
Maple Pumpkin Pie
Thursday, November 04, 2010      14 comments

Sorry I didn't get this up last night as promised! People are finally starting to plan their holiday parties and yesterday was nuts at work. Here it is! Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1 wedge) Ingredients Crust: 1 cup all-purpose ... Read more
My subconscious view of myself in a dream
Tuesday, November 02, 2010      35 comments

Last night I had a dream that I was out with some friends and we were at a Halloween party. In reality I don't even know any of these people. All my friends were really tall and laughing and I felt insecure, tiny and very left out even though th... Read more
Sick all weekend :(
Sunday, October 31, 2010      28 comments

This past week has been pretty stressful. In addition to all that I told you in my blog about my family the company I work for had an enormous 3000 person event on Thursday which means all of us, no matter what we do, are expected to pitch in. W... Read more
Read this: "Should fatties get a room?"
Thursday, October 28, 2010      34 comments

A blog with this title was published by a Marie Claire writer this week. www.marieclaire.com/sex-
love/dating-blog/overweigh
t-couples-on-television Here is an article about the fury and outrage her article cre... Read more
I can't keep pretending I am ok
Wednesday, October 27, 2010      75 comments

I have been doing my best to put on a happy face but I just can't anymore. My grandmother was diagnosed with colon cancer 2 years ago and she is in the final stages of hospice right now. They told us a few weeks ago that they didn't give her muc... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts It is necessary to acknowledge negative feelings
Tuesday, October 26, 2010      49 comments

In the SP world it can be easy to get swept up in the we have to be positive at all costs mentality and while I think a huge part of this is being positive there are also a lot of negative feelings that come with the territory. It is necessary t... Read more

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