Just like the Energizer Bunny.....
Monday, June 04, 2012      5 comments

I keep going and going. I decided that today was the day that I was going to take control and get my big ole booty back to the gym. I made an appointment with my gym buddy for 9 a.m. sharp and was actually 30 minutes early!!! My gym buddy arr... Read more
Starting over
Monday, May 21, 2012      16 comments

Well, I have been MIA on Spark for awhile now. Why? Several reasons and some may even be excuses, but I am back and that is all that matters. To make a long story short, after my Half Marathon in February my foot has been and continues ... Read more
Lost weight, great. Now quit preaching about it!!!
Monday, January 16, 2012      14 comments

I am really sick and tired of hearing some of the comments that my mother makes about overweight and obese people. I was an overweight teen and adult and I really take offense to her comments, but I know if I say something all hell will break l... Read more
Cancelled my gym membership, but don't yell at me for it!!
Tuesday, January 10, 2012      10 comments

emoticon I work out at Powerhouse Gym and it is costing me $39 a month and I have been a member of this gym for ... Read more
Put those work out clothes on it'll get you moving, I promise!
Friday, January 06, 2012      6 comments

This morning I wasn't feeling very motivated or inspired. I was bound and determined to sit on my couch and be a couch potato today. Well, that changed for me around 9:30am. I figured I could sit on the couch and be tired, depressed, whatever... Read more
Thursday, January 05, 2012      5 comments

I am not going to lie and sugar coat it. It was hard, very hard to give up all of the sugary, gooey, yummy treats that I love but somehow I managed to get through most of the month of December without them. I caved in a couple of days and had ... Read more
Is it really the most wonderful time of the year?
Thursday, December 01, 2011      15 comments

Ok I don't want to sound scroogish or offend anyone, but I work in retail and I have to say that there are some very mean and nasty people shopping out there this year. I work at Big Lots and today I was trying to help a lady find some things t... Read more
New Month, New Challenge for me.
Monday, November 28, 2011      13 comments

I have made the decision to conquer my sugar addiction. I absolutely love sweets and it is getting out of control. I found a book at Big Lots and decided to read it and apply it to my lifestyle. I am tired of being fatigued by 3pm, of raiding... Read more
Thanks to all of my fellow Sparkers...
Friday, November 18, 2011      7 comments

...for all of your support, love and friendship. **It means a lot to mean to know that I am not the only one who feels like I have sabotaged myself one too many times. **To know that I am accepted the way I am here means a lot! **... Read more
Hubby's check-up didn't go so well.
Sunday, November 06, 2011      16 comments

I am a bit frustrated and upset with the choices that my husband has been making since his physical in mid October and I need some advice. I know that I cannot change a person, but he just doesn't seem to care about his health and I don't g... Read more
No more dysfunction...I am so done with it!
Friday, October 28, 2011      9 comments

I had an experience yesterday that I NEVER want to have happen to me ever again. Every Thursday night I meet up with my mom, sister, nephews and brother for a "family" dinner. Well, this one didn't go so well. Something happened and before I... Read more
Race Report - 2011 Detroit International Half Marathon
Monday, October 17, 2011      22 comments

Well, this race had some issues that I have never dealt with before, but I did it!! It started at 4:20am. I got up got ready and waited for my friend Tracy to get to my house at 5am. My neighbor, Theresa, met us at 5:15am and then we were... Read more
Conversations with a 7 year-old at dinner. (video blog)
Saturday, October 08, 2011      4 comments

My 7 year-old talking about his dinner that I made him one evening. emoticon ... Read more
My Non Scale Victory.
Wednesday, October 05, 2011      14 comments

Well, last month I challenged myself to not eat any ice cream emoticon for the whole month. I did it!! The first ... Read more
I think I am a sugar addict.
Monday, September 26, 2011      2 comments

Even though this ice cream challenge is going great....26 days and counting....I am compensating for this with cookies, candy, yogurt (26 g sugar in a 6 ounce container!) and other things that have sugar. I really feel that I am one of those in... Read more

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