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Month 10 of my journey
Thursday, April 30, 2020      3 comments

Month 10 has been a rough patch in my journey. But thanks to Spark People, Spark Teams and Spark friends, I have seen it as just that - a rough patch in my journey. After foot surgery and not being able to do my regular exercises (I did chair ex... Read more
9 months done
Tuesday, March 10, 2020      1 comments

(My 40 lb loss in food items)I am 9 months out now. I had been doing very well; was 40 lbs down. This pass month has been quite a challenge though. I had ... Read more
6 months later
Sunday, December 01, 2019      4 comments

Our spark challenge today is to reflect on our progress since we started. It has been 6 months and I have loss almost 37 lbs. More than that I can do so much more than I use to. I could only do 10 min of walking now I can do 25. I started liftin... Read more
Do something scary
Thursday, November 07, 2019      4 comments

Today's challenge from the Spark Guy, in premium coaching, is to do something scary. To stretch yourself, to challenge yourself. Writing a blog is a challenge to me but also starting a sugar journal. I need to do this and have been putting it of... Read more
Eating on a timely basis
Sunday, October 06, 2019      3 comments

Today's spark challenge is to blog about eating on a regularly timed basis - every 3-4 hrs. I normally plan my meals and snacks like this and find it very helpful to me. I find I am less likely to look to mindlessly much especially when I plan s... Read more
Never Quit Pledge
Monday, September 09, 2019      4 comments

Found this this am. Just what I needed to give me a boost. Never Quit Pledge *Today, I promise I will not quit. *I pledge that no matter how many ups and downs I pass through, I will continue on my journey. *I pledge to make a NEW ... Read more
It's been 3 months
Wednesday, September 04, 2019      2 comments

I re-started Sparks People 3 months ago. In that time I have loss 26 lbs. and several inches. I have felt much better physically, eliminating the junk food binges in my life and filling up on more fruits and veggies. I enjoy all the support Spar... Read more
" Something - Anything"
Saturday, August 24, 2019      3 comments

Today's premium coaching program by Coach Nicole talked about not giving up when things don't go perfectly as you planned. Don't throw in the towel because you can't get in your full exercise routine or because you ate something you hadn't plann... Read more
Stress and weight gain
Sunday, July 14, 2019      2 comments

Read an article on stress and weight gain today, about how stress and anxiety can have a negative effect on your weight loss efforts. I went through a very stressful time in my life with my 1st child, I have 3. He didn't sleep as a baby, we some... Read more
Facing saboteurs
Saturday, July 06, 2019      4 comments

Our community task today is to blog about saboteurs against our efforts. I must say that I don't have any at the present. Thank the Lord my family and friends are very supportive of all my efforts to live a healthier life. But, thanks to Spark p... Read more
1st month completed
Tuesday, July 02, 2019      3 comments

Have finished my 1st month since I restarted my goals/tracking. I have loss 11 lbs and am feeling much better. Still have long way to goal but will get there by baby steps one at a time. My measurements today also showed losses. i was surpris... Read more
Non -weight achievements
Saturday, June 22, 2019      5 comments

Today's goals was to list non-weight achievements. I am definitely noticing more energy despite poor sleep. I am feeling less down most days and am please with my healthier eating which is getting much easier.... Read more