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Starting Over
Tuesday, September 29, 2009      9 comments

It seems like for the past month or so, I've just been going through the motions. I've been checking in on Spark, and posting here and there. I've tracked my exercise, and food once in awhile. But, my heart wasn't really in it. I haven't bee... Read more
If You Think You're Beaten
Sunday, September 20, 2009      8 comments

If you think you are beaten, you are. If you think you dare not, you don't. If you'd like to win but think you can't, It's almost certain you won't. Life's battles don't always go To the stronger or faster man, But sooner or later, t... Read more
Challenge Blog-What Motivates Me?
Tuesday, August 25, 2009      7 comments

I've been thinking about this for a day or two. What really motivates me to lose weight. There are the obvious ones, such as, wanting to look better, and feel better, being a good example to my childre, etc. But, I thought that was too easy, ... Read more
What's keeping me on track this week?
Thursday, August 20, 2009      5 comments

This is a hard blog to write. It has been a very hard week for my entire family. While I was at work Sunday, I got a frantic phone call from my Sister, letting me know that our younger brother was suddenly deployed to the Middle East. W... Read more
Thursday, August 13, 2009      8 comments

To any guys that might start reading this. emoticon ... Read more
Wednesday, August 05, 2009      8 comments

I CAN do it! I CAN weigh 130 pounds. I CAN do it! I CHOOSE to weigh 130 pounds 365 days a year, not just when it's convenient. I CHOOSE to feel better, and look better physically, and mentally about my appearance, and about m... Read more
Tuesday, August 04, 2009      4 comments

I've started reading the book Conquer Your Food Addiction by Caryl Ehrlich. I'm learning about mindful eating. Her first tip, is to find out how your body tells you that you're hungry. Most of us don't know what true hunger really is. We... Read more
50 Days....
Tuesday, July 21, 2009      6 comments

I've now been back on SP for 50 days. Not a very long time in the big picture, but long enough to make some changes. Here's a few things that I have learned, and changed along the way. TRY NEW FOODS--I tend to think that I can tell if I'l... Read more
Mom's...Do I really Need One?
Tuesday, July 14, 2009      10 comments

I'm been in a funk all day, simply because I talked to my Mom. She has this way about her that just bursts your little smiley face happy balloon. To give you a little background, my Mom has always been a tiny person. She only weighed 98 pound... Read more
Waitressing...Good for Weight Loss?
Thursday, July 09, 2009      11 comments

For those of you that don't know me, I'm a waitress. I've been at my current job for about 10 months. Until yesterday, I HATED it. I would dread going to work everyday. What happened yesterday, that made me change my mind? I wore my pedomet... Read more
My Problem of the Day
Tuesday, July 07, 2009      6 comments

My problem today, is simply that I'm NOT hungry. It's almost noon, and I haven't had breakfast, and I'm not even hungry for lunch. I know we're supposed to eat, and atleast get our minimum amount of calories. What do you do when you're simply... Read more
Monday, July 06, 2009      4 comments

I'm not sure where or when I got this, but I found it written in one my old "weight loss journals". A Dieter's Prayer Lord, my soul is ripped with riot incited by my wicked diet. "We Are What We Eat," said a wise old man! ... Read more
Navajo Indian Prayer
Monday, June 29, 2009      3 comments

This is a Navajo Indian Prayer of affirmation. It was given to me on a beautiful card by a Navajo Indian at a local Pow Pow. It is so beautiful, that I thought I had to share it. O you who dwell In the house made of the dawn, In the ho... Read more
Thursday, June 25, 2009      6 comments

The steady stream of good news about green tea is getting so hard to ignore that even java junkies are beginning to sip mugs of the deceptively delicate brew. You'd think the daily dose of disease-fighting, inflammation-squelching antioxidants--... Read more
Ten Reasons to Add Lemon to Your Water
Tuesday, June 23, 2009      24 comments

Top 10 Health Benefits of Lemon Water Many people often love the tarty flavor of lemon juice in their dishes. But have you ever wondered that you can put this lemon juice to many more good uses than this? Yes! There are enormous benefits of... Read more

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