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another new start
Monday, April 01, 2013      1 comments

So far 2013 has proven to be a daunting year. Every month I make a new start only to have a some small physical setback. Last month was one week in the hospital because my body was apparently fighting some infection. I knew I was feeling "off" b... Read more
Personal Discovery
Saturday, August 25, 2012      4 comments

So, when I decided to join SP it was because I was at a really bad place physically. I knew I needed to lose weight because I felt so bad all the time. One doctor had said I had Fibromyalgia and wanted to put me on a daily pill with scary side e... Read more
Thank you
Tuesday, July 17, 2012      3 comments

I was feeling a bit off today. I had a super early appointment and had to skip my workout. I have just felt no motivation all day and didn't even plan on tracking my foods. Just a large case of the blahs where nothing seemed to be going right fo... Read more
Just rambling......
Sunday, July 15, 2012      3 comments

So, I've reached that stage where I lose and gain the same few pounds each week. Up one, down two; it's like a dance step without the music. There where times in my life when this alone would have frustrated me to the point of giving up. The tho... Read more
My portion control speech
Saturday, June 30, 2012      4 comments

I have spoken to quite a few of my fellow sparkers about my college courses over the last year. Well I just finished 16 weeks of Physics I & II which made me realize I understand nothing of how the universe works. ... Read more
My report on "Ten Minutes to a Healthier You"
Saturday, March 03, 2012      7 comments

Along with my journey on Sparkpeople, this year I have also started back to school. I am taking college courses online to earn my Bachelors degree in Business Communications. For my English Composition course we were asked to write a research pa... Read more
Thank goodness for weekends!!!
Friday, September 09, 2011      2 comments

Well, back to stressing about work, classes and homeschooling!! Weekends I get to do my big workout for the week, go visit my friend in a nursing home and print the boys school work for the next week. Oh, and do laundry for the week. This is how... Read more
The next steps
Friday, July 29, 2011      3 comments

Well, I'm now ending my first six weeks, 15 lbs gone. Most importantly, I've been learning from the site about how many mistakes I've made in my "dieting" past. I would binge on exercise and starve myself and with no instant results just give up... Read more
The start of a new journey
Saturday, June 25, 2011      2 comments

This is my beginning. I joined spark over a week ago. I'm learning my way around and I really like the site and what it offers. Keeping track of calories and exercises is something I never did before. I've always been up and down with my w... Read more