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when did my precious diet coke get icky
Wednesday, June 05, 2019      5 comments

I have been a caffeine diet coke addict for ages... my husband and I both... water was occasional, really wanted the coke man to just deliver to the house... but the last 2 years my dh has had heat/fainting episodes, treadmill testing showed no ... Read more
feeling blue
Thursday, May 30, 2019      7 comments

I have done my best to stay motivated. Unfortunately I do not regularly exercise. I want to but guess I just put it off and not make it a priority. I should not feel discouraged. I have lost 67 pounds, but gained 2 , lost 4, gained 2 …. you got ... Read more
mind games as I get to 64
Monday, April 01, 2019      3 comments

I will be another year older in 2 days...I have lost a total of 67 pounds, I have had to take out more clothes out of the closet that don't fit. Have had many compliments lately. But I have been hovering 3 pounds down, 3 up, 3 down, 2 up.... I ... Read more
50 pounds gone
Sunday, October 21, 2018      6 comments

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Sunday, October 07, 2018      1 comments

I went through several days of just staring down all the foods that would send me into a downward spiral, hadn't been tempted in several months, but the feelings just came out of nowhere. BUT I now can say...………………………………………………………………
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changes in attitudes
Thursday, August 30, 2018      5 comments

I have always been a cheerleader .....for other people. But have always had negative thoughts when it came to myself. Not skinny enough, not pretty enough, not not not. Well I want to thank Spark people for helping me get out of the negativity, ... Read more
Summer Fun and Summer challanges
Tuesday, July 31, 2018      2 comments

Wow Summer is 2/3 over and I have had so many challenges to my healthy lifestyle. Vacation and travel can get you. Preparation is the key, and it's not my strong suit. Then all the salad recalls, wow. Plus I love the McDonald's sw salad BUT th... Read more
3 months 30 pounds
Thursday, May 31, 2018      4 comments

I have hit 1/3 of my long term goal. I have started walking regularly. T emoticon hankful for all my blessings. E... Read more
slow and steady wins the race
Saturday, May 05, 2018      7 comments

I started spark people Feb 27, at 285pounds. I'm an RN I understand nutrition and wellness. I would speak to my patients about nutrition motivation and exercise. But it was always do as I say not as I do. Well my daughter followed my footsteps i... Read more
my daughter my biggest cheerleader
Thursday, April 26, 2018      2 comments

I have come down to my house in Florida where my daughter has come to reside and start her nursing career Her husband and girls are still in Virginia he is a Coastie and will be retiring in June , so they are waiting for school to be out and ret... Read more
my motivation for weight loss
Monday, April 09, 2018      2 comments

Well, I know that I am by history at risk for diabetes and heart disease. I am the youngest of my 2 other siblings. One brother now passed dementia/parkinsons from agent orange exposure, but he had hypertension, my middle brother has had a heart... Read more
happy birthday to me
Tuesday, April 03, 2018      4 comments

been on spark 1 month 4 days. Feeling healthier already, I hope this new year I am about to embark on is a healthy one , and that I can be the change I want to see. I have already hit 1 goal and that is to have all my lab work *cholesterol , lip... Read more
support comes in many places
Friday, March 30, 2018      0 comments

Today at the mall, many people encouraged my healthy lifestyle changes. Strangers speaking up when I declined chocolate, and huge buffet, veggies and baked chicken. Then loved todays spark coach message, No Excuses to exercise. So today not only... Read more
how to handle family and holiday
Wednesday, March 28, 2018      6 comments

emoticon I have really tried to follow healthy eating, increasing my activity. So my next challenge is my family a... Read more
freaked out
Thursday, March 15, 2018      1 comments

I woke up this morning, to find my dh had drank all the milk, I had planned on oatmeal for breakfast and needed a little milk, but not a drop. then realized I didn't have plans for lunch, and no cottage cheese... well it was just not a great sta... Read more

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