Celebrating our Victories (video blog)
Sunday, November 24, 2013      3 comments

We're always the champion for everyone else. We're encouraging and cheer them on. It's time for us to be selfish and celebrate our victories instead of resenting our setbacks.... Read more
"Be Healthy"
Tuesday, May 14, 2013      3 comments

A few years ago, I put together a 30 by 30 list ( )- 30 things I wanted to accomplish by the time I turned 30. Well, I'm turning 29 next month and I haven't crossed off that many things. At the very top of th... Read more
How do you find a balance between your mental and physical motivation?
Tuesday, November 27, 2012      3 comments

Hi everyone! It's been a while, I know. Here's a brief recap of my last 7 months: Foot surgery, immobility, blood clots in leg and lungs, more immobility, gain of 30lbs, feeling disgusting. That about wraps it up! Basically, I had surge... Read more
Where are my single ladies at?
Sunday, July 15, 2012      2 comments

This may not be the appropriate place to post a blog entry like this, but I don't know where else to post it. I've been a big girl all of my dating life - I've been big since middle school. So, it's more difficult for me to find suitable men to... Read more
Losing....but really?
Sunday, July 15, 2012      2 comments

Over the last 2 weeks, I've lost 8.2 pounds! It's great, but still I feel like I need to do more. I have been good at sticking to my calorie range daily, but mostly because I've been so busy at work and haven't had time to think about food. I ju... Read more
Fitness plan
Thursday, July 12, 2012      5 comments

I'm doing the Biggest Loser #15 challenge. It's going great so far. I lost 4.8 lbs the first week and can't wait to see my progress this week. One of this week's challenges is to make a fitness plan, so mine is posted below. Happy Sparking :-) ... Read more
New plan, BLC #15
Friday, June 29, 2012      7 comments

I'm SO PUMPED UP! I spent a good amount of yesterday thinking about how I'm going to get back on track and I realized that typically when I "diet" I diet HARD. That means I go from 0 to 60 in about 2.2 seconds. This time, I'm going to do it righ... Read more
How do you get back on the wagon after an injury?
Tuesday, June 26, 2012      4 comments

About 2 months ago I underwent surgery on my foot to repair 2 torn ligaments and realign a toe - all caused from a softball injury. Since then, I've seen the weight creep back up. I was doing so great and was really focused and then, since I c... Read more
How do I keep getting back here?
Tuesday, March 20, 2012      5 comments

I think the title of this post says it all. I have no idea how I keep getting back to this point. I lost almost 70 lbs more than a year ago. I was on my way to being healthy and, most importantly, I was happy. I remember thinking to myself ... Read more
Emotional eating today could undo my whole week...
Thursday, August 25, 2011      5 comments

Today's been a whirlwind of emotions...from extreme highs to lows, I've felt it all. All I'm thinking about right now, as I wind down at work and get ready to hang out with friends is how much I want I fattening, greasy meal with a couple of lar... Read more
I'm not putting my health first
Wednesday, August 10, 2011      2 comments

I've been trying to get back on track lately, but have been having such a difficult time sticking to any sort of program and I've realized why - I'm not putting myself and my health first. I have a very active social life - I have great fr... Read more
I still have a HORRIBLE relationship with food!
Friday, February 25, 2011      8 comments

I've been thinking about my eating habits a lot recently and I've noticed that even though I'm eating better, I still have this horrible relationship with food. Before I started losing weight, I would eat anything and everything - and I di... Read more
Yearly photo update
Wednesday, February 16, 2011      5 comments

In the spirit of looking back at my yearly progress, I uploaded some photos tonight. I'm down about 55 lbs this year and, although I feel like I could have done better, I feel really good about my progress. Here are a couple photos - check out m... Read more
Wednesday, February 16, 2011      2 comments

I just did some reflection on my spark page - it's been about a year since I've joined and wanted to see how far I'd come - if at all. And I realized that, even though... Read more

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