Hello darkness my old friend...
Tuesday, November 26, 2019      5 comments

Nothing like health issues to help motivate you to more carefully consider what you’re putting into your body. I have gallstones and I think I have a painful reaction to dairy/whey protein in dairy. So I’m going to try and remember to track ... Read more
20 % of original weight gone.
Saturday, December 17, 2016      6 comments

Took 13 months but lost 20% of my original weight:) I started off at 284 - 56.8 Pounds gone. 60 pounds to go. ... Read more
Progress! (video blog)
Thursday, June 16, 2016      5 comments

Lost 7.2 pounds in first 9 Day of restarting Plant based diet!... Read more
Need support to keep going - Plant based diet (video blog)
Saturday, June 11, 2016      4 comments

Lost 45 pounds on a plant based diet, but havent been dutiful to it for 3 months. I maintained my loss but I have 75 pounds more to go and looking for like-minded people.... Read more
Asking for money - MS walk
Saturday, April 23, 2016      1 comments

Hey Guys, Tomorrow morning I am doing the MS walk with this beautiful girl! Her name is Pam, we've known each other since 2011. She's a very caring, kind hearted and fun person. It seems only natural that she became a nurse. In 2014 she was di... Read more
March Setbacks
Wednesday, March 23, 2016      3 comments

March has been a pretty hard month for me. My mom's health quickly fell in decline and Last Wednesday she went to emerge. She'd been pretty sick for a few weeks leading up to that. She's still at the hospital and they believe they have a diagnos... Read more
Almost at 10, 000 spark points!
Saturday, March 12, 2016      3 comments

So the thing I like about weight loss is even if you are having trouble in one area there are probably signs of success in another. Not losing weight, but losing inches or gaining muscle. Not losing weight but have reached a new level with spark... Read more
47 pounds gone and I am seeking comfort
Wednesday, March 09, 2016      4 comments

My mom is sick. Not deathly so...we don't really know what's wrong. I have every confidence she'll get better. I didn't think I was worried but I was making lots of mistakes driving to the point i decided to get off the road and before tha... Read more
48 pounds lost in 4 months - BAM!
Friday, March 04, 2016      8 comments

It's been 4 months since I started gradually changing my diet and exercise. I'm happy to report I've gone from 284 pounds to 235.8 pounds. It's fun to imagine losing another 60 pounds by August. I did it by primarily changing my diet to wh... Read more
Non-scale victories!!!
Wednesday, March 02, 2016      4 comments

I've been meaning to write this post for a while. Since nov 4, 2015 I've lost 44 pounds or just over 15% of my original weight. Here are some of the non-scale victories I've encountered: - More social, slowly easing out of my depression. ... Read more
Minor bump along the road squashed!!!
Sunday, February 21, 2016      4 comments

Between Feb 12-16, I had gained a pound a day. I knew what I was doing wrong, I had been eating processed foods. I couple of days after I started eating clean again I lost the weight, which I now think was water retention from the salt in ... Read more
Wednesday, February 17, 2016      4 comments

So in the last week I've gained 5.5 pounds. I think the old me would have said, well it's over now, I've obviously fallen off the horse. But NO! This is not a one ride deal! This is my life, and my quality of life. I need this and giving up is ... Read more
Lost 40 pounds!
Sunday, February 07, 2016      6 comments

As of today, I've lost 39.9 pounds! I started Nov 4th, so it took 3 month and 3 days:) I would like to lose another 80 pounds. The initial weightloss is very encouraging and I'm banking on it keeping my momentum up! Weight loss Method: Eati... Read more
Back from reunion with Family
Sunday, January 31, 2016      2 comments

I love my family so much. It was so nice to have real quality time with them, especially my niece and my new nephews! While on vacation I did have a lot of flare ups where I was in too much pain to do anything, but half way through I start... Read more
Friday, January 22, 2016      6 comments

i'm trying so hard to manage my chronic pain but it's unrelenting. At chronic pain Managment program I went to they taught us if you pace your activity you should hopefully be able to minimize the frequency of the "crashes." Crashing is unbea... Read more

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