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Super Traumatic B-Day!
Monday, February 09, 2009      7 comments

This blog is not for the weak of heart. Last night on my birthday, my Mom called at 10 PM. My parents are never up at that time. She was calling from the cell phone. I knew something was wrong. She said that my Dad was really bad off and the... Read more
Finally Got It!
Saturday, February 07, 2009      7 comments

Well today we got a Wii Fit! I have not tried it out yet because my feet are so tired from being out walking all over today while doing errands. My socks wrinkled in my shoes which are now too big....not sure if I lost weight in my feet ... Read more
The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
Sunday, February 01, 2009      5 comments

The Good: emoticon OK, there is some good news. I made it past all kinds of unhealthy foods at a breakfast ... Read more
Tips For Energy-Need Advice!
Tuesday, January 27, 2009      11 comments

I figured that I would ask fellow Sparkers what you do when you need energy. I don't drink coffee so caffeine is out. I am dragging big time because of being sick for the last 2 1/2 weeks. If I even stand more than a couple of minutes, I feel... Read more
Still Sick!
Monday, January 26, 2009      4 comments

I have been sick for over two weeks now. Yesterday I absolutely HAD to go to Publix to get some groceries. It was all I could do to drag myself out. I was standing in the line to check out and almost passed out. I am so weak it is not funny! I a... Read more
Thank You God!
Sunday, January 25, 2009      3 comments

God has really blessed me on this weight loss journey. He has given me strength to do this. I am so grateful because I had my weigh-in this morning and I am down 25 lbs. That is more than 1/8 of the weight I want to lose. I know that 25 lbs may ... Read more
What I Looked Like In 1971!
Friday, January 23, 2009      4 comments

I have been overweight since about third grade with this exception. It was in 1971. At the time, I had lost 20 lbs and weighed 127 lbs. I really felt good at that weight. Actually there are 2 pics on here. The one on the left was actually in 197... Read more
Staying Positive
Friday, January 23, 2009      1 comments

I was looking through all the great things that SP has and I found motivational quotes and the SP explanation. I figured I would put it on this blog to remind myself later. Maybe it will help others as well. Here it is: Of course it’s easy... Read more
Great Signs!
Wednesday, January 21, 2009      1 comments

When I started with SP, my main goal was to get healthy and get off some of my BP and Diabetes meds. I am greatly encouraged because I am monitoring my blood sugar and it has been running great! I eliminated one of my pills this morning and will... Read more
Yank The Roots!
Monday, January 19, 2009      2 comments

I was just sending a Spark Mail to a Spark buddy and I thought that I would blog about some of the things that I shared. In considering my almost 56 yrs in this world, most of which I have been overweight, I have learned some things and wi... Read more
Pounds...You're Goin' Down!!!!!
Sunday, January 18, 2009      4 comments

Well, my high weight when I started SP was 334. I did not get totally serious until I started Boot Camp on 01/04/09. That is when I put the holiday junk food behind me and started tracking my food. I have not looked back or even been tempted by... Read more
Tonsils! What Are They Good For????
Thursday, January 15, 2009      3 comments

I do not have a weigh in scheduled until Sunday morning. I am fighting the urge to get on the scale, especially after the Dr's scale showed me down 17 lbs from the last time I was there. The Dr's scale usually seems to be harsh. I did get a new... Read more
Woo Hoo! / Boo Hoo!
Wednesday, January 14, 2009      7 comments

Well, the good news is that when I saw my Dr today (yep, I still have the bronchitis) his scale showed me at 317. That was after breakfast and weighing in with shoes and clothing. I usually weigh at home before breakfast and with less clothes an... Read more
Blessings!
Tuesday, January 13, 2009      2 comments

I just want to thank God today for all that He has blessed me with. I know that any strength that I have comes from Him. I thank Him for helping me enjoy the healthy foods I have been eating and helping me not to desire foods that are unhealthy.... Read more
Does Coughing Burn Calories?
Monday, January 12, 2009      4 comments

I have been eating healthy foods and have really enjoyed them. I am not even desiring junk food and I am so happy about that. I am tracking my foods but am still not up to exercising. Does coughing burn calories? If it does, I should be burning ... Read more

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