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One more time
Tuesday, September 18, 2018      3 comments

A lot has happened since my last time on Spark. I lost my mother at the end of 2017 and have been trying to find a job so that I can make some money and have more structure in my life. I have lost down to 197, about 60 pounds and want to lose ... Read more
Turkey day
Wednesday, November 22, 2017      2 comments

Ok tomorrow is Thanksgiving and I am planning on what I am going to do tomorrow with all the dressing (my favorite) turkey, all the sides like broccoli casserole (another favorite) and then there is pecan pie, pumpkin pie and well you know. We ... Read more
Here I am again.
Sunday, November 19, 2017      3 comments

I have started and stopped so many diets, sometimes losing a lot of weight only to gain it back and more. The one thing I have to say positive is I have never given up. I have gotten off track, I looked at some foods as BAD and there is no bad... Read more
Is this really it?
Wednesday, July 26, 2017      5 comments

I started this journey back in 2008, lost and gained a lot of weight. I weigh more now than I have ever weighed. In May of last year, my husband and I went to a weight loss surgery. We went on the pre-diet and I lost so much weight that I wa... Read more
May 5, 2017
Friday, May 05, 2017      2 comments

I got new medicine from the doctor and am praying that it will work so that the Fibromyalgia will be easier to at least walk. I am making healthy choices today!!!... Read more
May 3, 2017
Wednesday, May 03, 2017      3 comments

I started the 90 day program again this morning. I am heading to the doctor this afternoon, she wants to try another drug to help me lose weight. I am almost at the BMI to have a gastric sleeve. I am really feeling like that is the way to go ... Read more
Not doing well
Sunday, April 23, 2017      7 comments

I have been struggling and struggling and I am tired. I don't want to give up but that is basically what I am doing. ... Read more
Soon.....
Wednesday, March 22, 2017      6 comments

On April 9th, I will be 60 years old, how in the heck did that happen? On May 19th I will celebrate 24 years of sobriety. I have stopped drinking, and have no desire to drink and yet I still struggle with food. I am making healthier choices ... Read more
FINALLY!!!!
Thursday, March 09, 2017      5 comments

I have been in a losing mood, not the kind where you lose weight but where you lose motivation, you get down in the dumps and you eat. And you gain which is not why I am here. SO after several weeks of rolling around in self pity, I decided to... Read more
March 1, 2017
Wednesday, March 01, 2017      5 comments

Here I am again. Last year, I went with my husband to have gastric sleeve done and I lost like 2 or 3 pounds too much while doing the pre-diet and was no longer eligible for the surgery. Now I am almost back to my original weight when I we... Read more
Stress
Saturday, February 25, 2017      5 comments

I have joined the stress team. I am a caregiver for my 89 year old mother. Hardest job I have ever had. When your parents get older, they become the child and you become the adult with a lot of opposition from the one being cared for. My hus... Read more
Here I am!!!
Thursday, February 23, 2017      4 comments

204.1, 204.7, 206.2.......that are the numbers that face me when I weigh and it has been like that since after Christmas. I was 208 but lost 4 of the 8 that I gained during the holidays and the other 4 will not come off. I am posting this beca... Read more
I am still here.
Monday, January 30, 2017      4 comments

Gained about 8 pounds during the holidays and have lost 4 and gained 2 and lost 1 and on and on........frustrating. I started to say I was doing well at exercising and eating but the truth is my eating is okay and I can steps on my Fitbit but I... Read more
Good morning!
Thursday, January 12, 2017      7 comments

I am going to stay away from the scale until next month. I exercised 30 minutes yesterday and by doctor tells me that women my age need to exercise at least an hour a day. I have sat a goal to work up to one hour a day and to get 6000 steps in... Read more
January 2017
Monday, January 02, 2017      6 comments

I am back on SP. A lot of my friends are no longer on Sparkpeople. I take care of my 89 year old mom and my DH who is also disabled so I am busy, busy, busy. But I lost 30 pounds doing a very low carb diet, my DH had weight loss surgery in... Read more

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