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Tired of IT!
Monday, September 19, 2016      10 comments

AAAAAARRRRRRGGGGGGGGHHHHHHH! I am so frustrated! HELP ME! Tell me I'm doing the right thing, tell me it gets better, tell me I will see progress again. Now I should probably preface this with the fact that I'm PMSing and I know that i... Read more
Say What?!?!
Saturday, August 13, 2016      7 comments

OK So My mind is blown! It's been two days and I still can't believe what I experienced. I went shopping on Thursday, a birthday present for me and 25% off for teachers. My dear friend and I went shopping to celebrate and as always we had... Read more
Don't Give Up!
Sunday, August 07, 2016      5 comments

Hey there, I am just sitting here trying to figure out why this is such a struggle. I see others out here who are struggling. People who I see as motivational, so it's reassuring to know I'm not the only one, but I can't figure out why t... Read more
Ooops, I did it again (Almost)
Monday, July 25, 2016      4 comments

So I'm sure like everyone else out here we've all fallen for the next quick thing to help us lose weight. None of them provide me with the skills I will need to live a lifelong healthy life style. I know this, hard work and learning what my... Read more
Today's Inspiration
Wednesday, July 20, 2016      2 comments

Today's inspiration is brought to you by the lovely woman two lanes over. Anna is an older woman, probably in her late 80's and she swims at the same pool that I do three days a week. Anna is my inspiration today because her daily goal is to s... Read more
Have I done enough for you?
Friday, July 01, 2016      5 comments

This morning I got a spark goodie from a sparkfriend this morning with a message that she was leaving Sparkpeople. I was instantly saddened by her message. The sparker said that leaving was due to an injury but I always appreciated her likes an... Read more
No Looking Back
Sunday, June 26, 2016      10 comments

Today I looked at my closet and decided it was time to clear out the the fat clothes because I'm not looking back! I went through everything ... Read more
Dating with anxiety
Thursday, June 23, 2016      4 comments

I honestly don't know how to begin this blog in an interesting or insightful way. But I feel like I need this sounding board right now. So I'm single hence the title dating and have been for quite awhile. I also don't have great self confi... Read more
Fall down 7 get up 8 and 9 and 10
Monday, June 13, 2016      3 comments

You would think I would learn after multiple failures, but still in the last month I've been full of poor choices. As a teacher, the end of the year is full of lots of excitement. Prom, graduation parties, and farewell parties. I tried to ... Read more
Weigh In
Thursday, April 28, 2016      2 comments

I need to back up to Tuesday night in order to tell this story properly. Tuesday I had a great day tracking everything I ate and I was 57 calories from the bottom. So I thought I'd reward myself with one Oreo. It would put me just over the thr... Read more
Jealousy and Pants
Thursday, April 14, 2016      7 comments

Let me first begin by saying that I realize I am complaining in this blog and that I have a lot to be thankful for, but I just need a forum to complain about my frustrations. That being said, today was an exciting day on the weight loss s... Read more
Day 364: Tomorrow's my Sparkaversary
Monday, March 14, 2016      6 comments

Tomorrow is my one year sparkaversary... kind of. I have actually been a spark people member since 2009, but since the last time I started this journey it has been 1 year. I also weighed in today and I have officially lost 75 lbs. I am so prou... Read more
I wondered if this would ever happen!
Thursday, March 10, 2016      8 comments

I posted a status update this morning about my NSV and told all my spark friends that I would blog about it later. Well I had another ugly day at work and almost changed my mind but decided I'd celebrate my NSV instead of dwelling on the bad par... Read more
Truth Telling
Friday, February 26, 2016      5 comments

I'm going to spread a little truth on my spark friends right now. I've never openly talked about the numbers that currently represent my weight, mostly out of embarrassment, but I think if I want to overcome my current challenge it's time to spe... Read more
New Swim Challenge
Tuesday, December 22, 2015      2 comments

It's been awhile since I've talked about swimming and I'm super excited about my new challenge, so I thought I'd share with my lovely friends here on SparkPeople. First let me just recap and say that I love to swim. For me, there is absolut... Read more

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