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Some Weight Comparisons to help you keep your motivation!
Thursday, May 11, 2017      3 comments

Here are some weight comparisons... 1 pound = a Guinea Pig 1.5 pounds = a dozen Krispy Kreme glazed donuts 2 pounds = a rack of baby back ribs 3 pounds = an average human brain 4 pounds = an ostrich egg 5 pounds = a Chihuahu... Read more
This time feels different...
Thursday, May 11, 2017      3 comments

February was 9 years of sparking..yep 9 years. I joined February 8, 2008. It's almost hard to believe. And while I have not met my goal..I must be the slowest 'journier' yet..I'm still sparking. Slow and steady is going to win this race for me. ... Read more
Hole in My Heart
Wednesday, August 28, 2013      3 comments

It has only been 5 days since I stuck my youngest on a plane headed to Europe but I feel like someone has kicked me in the gut. There is definitely an emptiness with him gone. I think everyone in the family feels it. The teenager has been spendi... Read more
From Duff to Diva With Love
Friday, August 09, 2013      0 comments

come check out the newest team! https://sparkpeo.hs.llnwd.net/
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New Team New Leader
Friday, August 09, 2013      3 comments

So my feelings were a little hurt that I got bumped as a team leader. But I understand why. I was struggling and non existent with checking in. I get it. I found a team of 1 that was not active. I submitted a request to become the new team leade... Read more
Emotionally struggling
Thursday, August 08, 2013      6 comments

I have never been one to need my families reassurance of love, but lately I have been feeling really alone. My kids are getting older and there is no more cuddle time with mom. My husband works alot and we never talk for more than a few minutes ... Read more
The foods that I didn't eat.
Tuesday, August 06, 2013      3 comments

8/6/13 - Zucchini Bread 8/7/13 - Ice cream and Nachos (had a bowl of shredded wheat instead) The Foods that I DIDN'T Eat. A tool to keep me motivated. ... Read more
my life changing journey...slow but sure!
Thursday, April 28, 2011      2 comments

most people have reached their goal in the amount of time that it took me to lose 29 pounds. since 2008 when i joined spark there are alot of people who have lost 100 pounds or more and i sit and think what if..what if i had logged my food every... Read more
Rocking hubby's 20 year class reunion...
Wednesday, August 25, 2010      3 comments

Let me start by saying I was a Mary Kay girl for over 10 years. Until a month ago my skin started breaking out and was extremely oily. Don't know if they changed their formula or if my skin just changed that drastically. I wanted something diffe... Read more
water jogging and making my son's faces turn red!
Wednesday, July 28, 2010      1 comments

so my kids were bugging to got to the rec again last night..the 12 year old and i had been there at 5 am...so for the 2nd time in 1 day i was back exercising..yeah me! the boys made all leagues this weekend and were looking for extra swim practi... Read more
High blood pressure/Cholesterol
Saturday, October 10, 2009      4 comments

So yesterday I had an appointment with the employee nurse to have my cholesterol and blood pressure check for my 2010 benefits enrollment. Wasn't to concerned because I have always had low blood pressure and my cholesterol while never great hasn... Read more
In a funk...
Thursday, July 09, 2009      2 comments

It's like I am outside my body watching me and the me who is outside knows the inside me is in a funk but can't help pull me out of it. I suffer from depression..I know this..I don't take medication because when I exercise everyday..and everyday... Read more
Enough is enough..I am Done now!
Monday, July 14, 2008      6 comments

I just wasn't able to get myself back in gear. A sinus infection with 2 rounds of antibiotics to heal it, a vacation to the beach and the July 4th holiday just threw me into a tail spin. I had kept drinking to only Friday nights but found with v... Read more
Friday, May 30, 2008      4 comments

I have just been having a crappy time of it this week. I can't seem to stay within my 1500 calorie range and I just feel blah..like what's the use? I ate like a pig today snacking on all the junk that is sitting around the office. I made a point... Read more
What's my motivation
Wednesday, March 26, 2008      3 comments

I have been thinking about what is motivating me, especially since I blew it big time over Easter and have been struggling to get back on track. I have started out strong these last 3 days but when I get home and am staring into a basket filled ... Read more

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