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Too much stress in life.
Wednesday, May 30, 2018      4 comments

Well, I did a pretty good job at losing my motivation for a while. I allowed the stress of life to take over and allowed it to make me lose focus on my weight loss journey. I stepped on the scale a few days ago and got an unpleasant surprise. ... Read more
Monday, May 01, 2017      5 comments

I am still having trouble with my motivation. It just does not want to stick around. It is trying so hard to run away that I am tempted to call the police and report it as a runaway. I thought that making a new vision board would help. I tri... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Stolen???
Thursday, April 27, 2017      97 comments

Well, it has either been stolen or it just up and walked away. I have looked everywhere for it. It does not seem to be anywhere. I can't believe that I let something that is that important get away from me. What was it that I can't find that... Read more
We are awesome!
Saturday, May 28, 2016      14 comments

I started out this day feeling much the same as yesterday. I felt very low and defeated. I felt like everything that was wrong in the world was basically my fault. Maybe a little background information is in order. I am a single mother of 3 ... Read more
When does childhood end?
Friday, April 01, 2016      3 comments

When does childhood end? You know, the fear of silly things, the excitement over holidays like Christmas and Easter, the wonder over some of the simpliest things. I go for a walk and I never seem to get tired of the birds, the animals, the bea... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts My First 20 Pounds.
Friday, December 11, 2015      43 comments

Well, it took me 7 and a half months, but I just lost my first 20 pounds. I know it took me a while, but that is the way that I wanted it. I figured that I did not need to just lose weight, but I needed to change my way of thinking about food.... Read more
Three Months In.
Monday, July 27, 2015      2 comments

Well, I have just had my three month Sparkversary. I will admit, it has not all been wonderful. I have definitely had my share of ups and downs. I did not lose as much weight as I was hoping to by this time. My eating habits have been sort o... Read more
Is it fail?
Tuesday, July 07, 2015      4 comments

About a week and a half ago, I decided to try something new. I decided that I wanted to try running. I was checking out some Sparkpeople things and noticed some running programs. I decided to join a Rookie Running Program for a 5K run in 8 we... Read more
Rough times behind me
Sunday, June 28, 2015      3 comments

June is almost over. It has been a pretty rough month. On the 13th, my mother passed away. This has made it very difficult for me to lose weight because I am an emotional eater. When I am upset or stressed, I eat. I have done this for years... Read more
Practice makes perfect.
Tuesday, June 02, 2015      4 comments

"Practice makes perfect", "If at first you don't succeed, try, try again." These sayings both have one thing in common. People may fail at things they try, but you should not stop trying. Eventually, you will succeed at whatever you are tryin... Read more
Week One
Saturday, May 02, 2015      3 comments

Well, week one is over and I have lost 2 lbs! Yay me! I am a really bad stress eater. It has been a really rough week. Last night being the worst. I did stress eat for supper last night. I overate, ate way too many carbs, and the only vegg... Read more
Beginning Again.
Saturday, April 25, 2015      9 comments

This is not my first time here. This is actually my third time ... I think. Fourth? Maybe. It does not matter though. Practice makes perfect. Who knows? Maybe this time I can stick with it. No. This time I will stick with it. Sparkpeop... Read more