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Spark Motivator?
Friday, March 29, 2019      3 comments

I don't know about all THAT! I think at one time I was but now.... MEH. I joined here in March of 2010 and in the first few years I had a lot of success. I learned a lot, lost 70 pounds, and found encouragement and inspiration. I have been less ... Read more
July to December:
Friday, December 07, 2018      3 comments

My last post was July24. I have been back and forth here on spark and not really logging or participating but I feel like this is home so I still hang out. When I wrote this post I had weighed in at my highest ever at 304. A few weeks ago, my bl... Read more
What’s up with salad??
Tuesday, July 24, 2018      6 comments

I’ve done nothing but eat crap for months! I’ve gained back every pound lost and more. I weigh the most I ever have. So Monday I started “watching what I’m eating” (code word for the dieting word I hate). I started tracking etc. this am i has t... Read more
Thank you guys
Thursday, November 23, 2017      6 comments

Thank you for the love, support and friendship over the last almost 7 years. I would not have succeeded without you and I would not have been able to fail without your support! Let’s make today about gratitude and it starts here! I love you all ... Read more
The battle inside my head.
Monday, November 20, 2017      3 comments

It starts the minute I wake up... the conversations in my head. What day is it? Do I have to work? What appointments do I have? Then breakfast is really easy... I eat a few different options for breakfast, always reasonable. Then I’m busy. Until... Read more
Then and now
Monday, November 13, 2017      5 comments

7 years ago today, I celebrated losing 50 pounds by going Kayaking. I’ll never forget that day... the weather was perfect, I felt happy and proud of myself, my husband was proud of me and we paddled around Monterey Bay then had champagne and wat... Read more
I want something!
Tuesday, November 07, 2017      4 comments

Today was 8 days of eating right and tracking. I had a crummy day. I let stress get to me, I hated my lunch even though there’s nothing wrong with a tuna sandwich. I wanted fast food. A burger, pizza, fries, cookies, something! Some excuse to e... Read more
Why is it so hard?
Saturday, November 04, 2017      7 comments

Why do we fight it so hard??? It feels good when we track and succeed! It feels good when we complete a goal It feels good to get that next size down instead of the next size up! Why do we fight it so hard? Why is food such an addiction and why ... Read more
Hello, it's me
Monday, January 16, 2017      17 comments

Some may remember me, some may not but I was pretty much a spark superstar for a few years. I lost weight and gained friends and have always kept a foot ... Read more
SO this is why people freak out
Friday, April 15, 2016      13 comments

Edit:Thanks everyone for your support and comments! I feel better now and will carry on. Hello crew...for those who don't know me, I am Jan and have been here for 6 years. I am a normally positive person and losing 70 pounds for me wa... Read more
6 years later
Thursday, March 10, 2016      11 comments

6 years ago today, I started at spark people! I'm so grateful I found this place and made the friends that I have. I am not at my goal but I've lost a l... Read more
I haven't even wanted to write this.....
Wednesday, August 26, 2015      8 comments

Hi guys, It's been a few since I wrote a blog. I've been doing well and have lost 13 pounds of the 20 goal I've set for myself by September 28. As you know I've had knee replacement in October, back discectomy in March and each time,... Read more
Hello junk food, my old friend
Wednesday, July 01, 2015      5 comments

If you're all just joining me, this is my first official blog since I returned. I have tracked for the last three weeks, even when I wasn't stellar. I quit drinking diet soda in the morning too and have felt pretty good. Monday morning my... Read more
Oh, And another thing!
Saturday, June 20, 2015      5 comments

Today, I went to a graduation party. I ate a handful of pub mix ( pretzels etc), had 2 bottles of water, then had a Taco Bell burrito with beans and steak, no cheese, on the way home. NO SODA! I was really happy with myself. Tomorrow i... Read more
I'm still not blogging I just wanted to tell you something
Friday, June 19, 2015      10 comments

Ok I'm still not blogging because I said I wouldn't. 11 days of being "back on my program" that helped me lose 70 pounds (and being off it which helped me gain 60 back). I remember when I started 5 years ago. I found spark people and it was... Read more

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