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Fail to Plan - Plan to Fail
Wednesday, January 28, 2015      12 comments

And here we are at Day 2...again. Life is honestly full of disappointments. One of my oldest and best Sparkfriends yesterday reminded me to keep my eyes open. As she said, I shouldn't set myself up to fail. She's right, of course. All o... Read more
Forward Progress
Tuesday, January 27, 2015      10 comments

First things first, I did finally get a call from the Weight Loss Center. NOTE: The nurse I was waiting on works for the OTHER doctor in the practice, so at least there's that... I finally had my first appointment yesterday with my new PC... Read more
Monday, January 12, 2015      10 comments

Okay, so since my husband doesn't understand, I needed somewhere to put this. I'm scared. Terrified, actually. I've taken the steps required of me to start the process for surgery. I even talked one-on-one with what seemed like the nicest se... Read more
2015 Goals
Wednesday, January 07, 2015      13 comments

Another year. Not any closer to where I wanted to be. Last night was rough. Like I had to pop some pills in order to dull the pain enough to sleep rough. I am seriously losing myself here. The physical pain wears on my mentally and I just f... Read more
Friday, October 24, 2014      10 comments

So, I'm sitting with myself in the car this morning asking myself: "How do I get this going? What has worked before? What can still work with where I am now?" I have to go back. WAY back. Before Spark even. I've been dieting my who... Read more
Back Again
Wednesday, October 22, 2014      11 comments

Ready for more torture... HA! Okay, no, seriously. I need to do something. I need to get my head on straight. It's going to be baby steps. I'm not going to be good company for a while. I'm in the fake it 'til you make it stage and... Read more
Week 2 Check-In
Tuesday, June 10, 2014      7 comments

Okay. so let's just start by saying tomorrow is weigh-in and I am not looking forward to it. Week 2 was certainly harder, just as anticipated! Goals for this week: ... Read more
Week 1 Recap - Week 2 Goals
Wednesday, June 04, 2014      8 comments

Week 1 Recap time! SP Redux SW: 435.0 (5/28/14) Goal for this week: 433.0 Actual for this Week: 430.2 Weight Lost this Week: 4.8 pounds! Total Weight lost: 4.8 pounds! Goals for this week: ... Read more
Week 1 Check-In
Monday, June 02, 2014      8 comments

So, the way I had this setup puts weigh-in on a Wednesday. I actually quite like that. There's so much pressure put on a Monday. I used to love the quote that said, "What kills a diet? Mondays." So, Wednesday it is. That means I haven't we... Read more
Week 1: Again
Thursday, May 29, 2014      5 comments

SP Redux SW: 435.0 (as of yesterday morning) Goal for this week: 433.0 Actual for this Week: --- Weight Lost this Week: -- Total Weight lost: -- Goals for this week: ... Read more
Every Journey...
Monday, May 12, 2014      10 comments

..starts with a single step, right? Mine has included several stumbles, trip ups, brusies, cuts and scrapes. Nothing is easy. I recognize that. For me, weight loss is one of the hardest things I will ever do in my life. It has consumed so m... Read more
March Goals
Monday, March 17, 2014      8 comments

So, I know I'm halfway through the month already, but let's pretend I had the insight and attitude to be able to start this on the first of the month, okay?! We have to start where we start, right? Two days ago I added a new fitness challe... Read more
Trying Times...We Keep Trying
Sunday, February 16, 2014      8 comments

Things have been difficult around here lately. I won't go into details but life has been toying with me lately. My marriage has been a little on the rocks and I've been doing my best to keep my head about me and keep moving forward. It's fine. ... Read more
When It Hits the Fan
Friday, December 06, 2013      10 comments

Everybody talks about that turning point, right? The moment they KNEW things were going to change, they were going to make an effort. When I first started Spark I didn't have a huge "AH-HA!" moment like most people talk about. I didn't really... Read more
My Brain is Full
Tuesday, December 03, 2013      2 comments

You guys know that this is a very real thing, right?! I doubt that this is my problem, but it can happen to people. Stress really can be a harmful to your health! Today is December 3rd and I still feel like I'm on day one. Yesterday ... Read more

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