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Forgive me..............for I have sinned!
Friday, July 13, 2012      1 comments

It's been over six months since I've been on SparkP. I've been faced with joblessness and homelessness. I have since returned back to Jesus Christ and my church which gives me hope. I am still looking for a job, with no luck. I have gained about... Read more
Maintaining My Goal Weight
Tuesday, October 04, 2011      1 comments

I'm just 2 months into maintainance mode now and I'm happily eating more calories and working out every day. I've lost 122 lbs. and I'm feeling better than I did 30 yrs. ago!!! This has been an interesting journey that I'm so glad I took. I'm fi... Read more
The magic # is 121!!!
Friday, June 24, 2011      0 comments

I haven't visited SparkPeople for awhile and I feel so guilty about it. Since reaching my goal weight, (I've actually gone a little below my goal) I've been maintaining pretty well so far. This site has been my best friend for almost 2 yrs. now.... Read more
Below goal weight
Sunday, May 01, 2011      6 comments

I decided to go below my goal weight so I can have some fun once in awhile and not be afraid to eat a little naughty. My goal was 138 lbs. and I'm at 134, shooting for 130. I've hit a major plateau though. I lost only 1 lb. in April. YIKES! My b... Read more
I finally reached goal............but................
Monday, March 14, 2011      3 comments

I finally reached my goal of losing 112 lbs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'm down to 138 lbs!!! I was struggling to lose the last 5 lbs............until, I got the flu!! WOW! I couldn't eat even if I wanted to. I felt so guilty that I didn't workout for an en... Read more
1 MONTH SMOKE-FREE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Tuesday, February 15, 2011      3 comments

Not only have I lost 106 lbs., I also quit smoking 1 month ago!! All the scare tactics that tobacco companies throw out there about withdrawl symptoms are pretty much bullship!! I've been smoking for 37 yrs. and the only symptom I encountered wa... Read more
Scared to gain weight back!!
Monday, January 17, 2011      6 comments

I'm 9 lbs. away from my goal of 138 lbs. I'm super excited to be so close to my goal. However, I decided to go all the way with the health "thing" and quit smoking today! I'm so terrifyed of putting the weight back on. I really don't have a plan... Read more
Dismayed and disappointed
Friday, January 07, 2011      1 comments

Is anyone else out there upset with Oprah's new OWN network? She took away all the exercise programming away from FITTV. I for one, am unemployed and can't afford a gym and I NEED these shows. I've been to her website to voice my opinion, but po... Read more
The hard part is over!
Wednesday, January 05, 2011      3 comments

Finally, the holidays are over. The most difficult time of year to keep up with the "program." I am proud to say, I only put 2 lbs. back on. Years ago, I would have gained many, many more. I kept up with my workout routine during the holidays an... Read more
100 lbs. LIGHTER THIS MORNING!!!!!!!
Thursday, December 09, 2010      11 comments

I have finally reached my Spark goal of losing 100 lbs. this morning! WHOO HOO!!!! I am so jazzed to be thin for the holidays this year. I can finally fit into my Christmas clothes that I've been keeping in the closet!!! Thank you SparkPeople!!!... Read more
sooooooooooooo close!
Monday, November 29, 2010      4 comments

I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! Mine was fantastic! I ate well and kept up with my workout schedule. I actually lost a pound last week! I'm 3 lbs. from my Spark goal of 150 lbs.!!!! Last year at this time I was (YIKES!) 250 lbs. ! I'm ... Read more
Plateau be gone!!!!!!
Friday, November 05, 2010      2 comments

WOW! FINALLY! My plateau breakthrough finally came this morning! I worked my butt off this week and it finally paid off! I'm so happy that I could just shi&!!! Thanks to all the advice from my Sparkers out there!!! If it weren't for my Spark "fa... Read more
Lucky #13
Monday, September 20, 2010      1 comments

I am 13 lbs. away from my Spark goal of 150 lbs!!! I'm so happy and scared at the same time. I don't know if I can do it in time for my 1 yr. anniversary. {Oct. 30,2010} I've only been losing about a lb. a week. This monday brought a 2 lb. loss,... Read more
I'm mad as Hell, and I'm not going to take it any more!
Wednesday, September 15, 2010      4 comments

I received a Spark e-mail today on "comfort" foods. Low fat or not, isn't comforting ourselves with food how we all got here? We all need to realize that food is to nourish our bodies, not our minds or souls. Finding alternative methods to comfo... Read more
I did it!!!!!!
Thursday, August 12, 2010      6 comments

As of Aug. 1, 2010, I have lost 80 lbs!!!! Whew!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I feel so wonderful!!!!!!!! I have about 20 lbs. to lose yet, but I can't believe how proud I feel that I accomplished so much. Working out is second nature to me now. Reaching for he... Read more

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