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What Got Me Here......
Wednesday, April 28, 2010      6 comments

When I first started on my spark journey 16 months ago I was so upset with myself. Upset that once again, I let myself get out of control and gain massive amounts of weight. My lowest adult weight was 224 lbs (size 14). Were talking years of ... Read more
What 90 lbs Lost Looks Like-New Pictures!
Tuesday, April 27, 2010      24 comments

So I finally got around to snapping some pictures in my old clothes. WHOA! I can't believe the difference. The whole before and now picture idea came from me cleaning out my closet 2 weeks ago and finding mountains of big clothes! I tried t... Read more
My Mountain of Clothes
Monday, April 19, 2010      7 comments

Rather than let the rain get me down this weekend. I decided to finally clean out my closet and bedroom. I had lots of clothes that no longer fit, but I had no clue I had as much as I did. I had over 40 pairs of jeans, pants and capri's that ... Read more
Achiving My Early Month on Spark
Friday, April 16, 2010      3 comments

I decided to move my monthly updates from my spark page and archive them here with my blogs. So this blog is just my previous monthly updates, a much better place than my spark page. 2/1/2009 One Month Done!!!! Where does the tim... Read more
1/2 Way to Goal! And Pics!
Tuesday, April 13, 2010      8 comments

Hello all of you lovely Sparkpeople! Well, I finally did it. I've managed to make it to the 1/2 way point of my goal weight. What an awesome feeling it is. I've lost 86 lbs to date. I have been actively at this for 1 year now. I say ac... Read more
Stay Puff Marshmallow Man vs. The Pillsbury Doughboy
Monday, March 22, 2010      5 comments

This past weekend I attended photography school in Fort Lauderdale. It was so much fun and inspiring! There was something I did not think about until today- I was totally confident being surrounded by a large of group of people. A lot of tim... Read more
New Comparison Pictures March 2010
Wednesday, March 10, 2010      14 comments

Hello all of my lovely sparkpeople! I finally got around to snapping a few new pictures this week. It just dawned on me this week that I have been at this for 1 year and 3 months now. I've had my good months and my not so good months. ... Read more
Exactly 100 lbs from goal!
Friday, February 19, 2010      7 comments

I started my journey at 343 lbs-yikes! Double yikes! I still wonder to myself sometimes, did I really let myself go that much. The answer YES! Today I weigh 275. It is still a large number, but it is far less than 343. 68 lbs less to ... Read more
Ohhhh Some Exciting News
Tuesday, November 03, 2009      17 comments

I got engaged over the weekend. We were on our cruise, coming back from the Bahamas....we just had dinner and they served dessert. I lifted off the cover from my dessert and found a diamond ring on my plate. I was totally shocked. I cried and... Read more
Answers Finally
Tuesday, November 03, 2009      5 comments

I finally got some long awaited answers concerning my weight. I have battled for months and haven't lost a pound. It was until I had some blood tests ran last week for my "weight loss surgery" consult this week, that several tests came back wi... Read more
Your Thoughts Please
Thursday, October 22, 2009      16 comments

I really would like to know your thoughts on Weight Loss Surgery? I really may be opening myself up here to some very discouraging comments, but I am sure there are a lot of you out there who have thought about it or who have had it done. ... Read more
Trying
Wednesday, September 16, 2009      4 comments

Trying....for me it has a few different meanings these days. Trying.....I had a very"trying" summer. Trying....I am "trying" hard to get back into the swing of things with my eating and exercise. This past summer was difficult f... Read more
Losing and Gaining
Wednesday, July 15, 2009      5 comments

Can anyone tell me.....how come it is so easy to gain weight, but soooooo hard to lose it? I can gain 5 lbs in 4 days, but it takes weeks to lose that much. I hopped onto the scale today and well, I have gained 6 lbs since last week. ... Read more
Where Art Thou?
Tuesday, July 14, 2009      7 comments

I'm right here. I got somewhat sidetracked over the last month. I've notice quite a few of my spark buddies are busy and are floating in and out of spark. It's the summertime...everyone is caught up with vacations, children, work and the... Read more
Life Style Change - Not a Quick Fix.
Thursday, June 11, 2009      5 comments

I just had to post....I just was surfing through spark pages and came across a spark page blog about a being stuck on a plateau. I couldn't not believe what I was reading. This person is in total distress about being stuck for 3 days now... Read more

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