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Stuck
Sunday, January 13, 2013      5 comments

I can't seem to get into the 260's no matter what I try. I have been bouncing around between 270.4 and 272 for a long time. I REALLY want to get into the 260's! I HATE plateaus! On a good non-diet note...I got a great job! I can start as so... Read more
Leadership
Thursday, January 10, 2013      6 comments

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader." - John Quincy Adams... Read more
More NSV's
Friday, January 04, 2013      7 comments

I love NSV's! They sure help when the scale does not want to budge! The last time I measured was 16 days ago. In those 16 days, I lost another 1.5" off my waist, 3/4" off my hips, 3/4" off my neck, 3/4" off EACH thigh, 2" off EACH calf, 1.5" off... Read more
Good Problem!
Sunday, December 30, 2012      5 comments

I have a problem but I can't complain about it because it is a good problem! My clothes are falling off me! I have a belt but I keep having to tighten it and it is wrapping around to the side belt loop. The belt is the only thing that is keeping... Read more
Victory!
Thursday, December 27, 2012      10 comments

I am a happy camper because during the holidays, I maintained my weight in spite of eating things that I would not normally eat and going higher in calories, carbs, fat, and sodium. My parents took us out to eat at Golden Corral (a buffet) on Ch... Read more
Merry Christmas!
Tuesday, December 25, 2012      11 comments

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Blessings To All My Fellow Sparkers
Monday, December 24, 2012      8 comments

May the holidays bring all of you great blessings, love, laughter, and peace. I appreciate all of you so much! I have been so blessed. Despite not having a job, God has been faithful and I still have a home to live in and food to eat. He do... Read more
Trackin' Along
Thursday, December 20, 2012      6 comments

I am still here and tracking my foods. I am still losing but it is a slow journey. My friend made me some Chex Mix but it is her special family recipe. It was sooooo good! I also went to a BBQ at some friend's house and she had potato salad and ... Read more
Nuts! LOL!
Wednesday, December 19, 2012      10 comments

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Weight On The Lord
Tuesday, December 11, 2012      7 comments

Yep, I know the Bible says to WAIT on the Lord and I do that but the title of my blog is spelled correctly. I know that without the Lord, I could never do what I am doing. Just as the Bible says to cast all our cares on the Lord, I am giving my... Read more
Thank You Fellow Sparkers
Wednesday, November 28, 2012      7 comments

I have been so blessed by all of you who have visited my Sparkpage and blogs and left words of encouragement or Spark Goodies. You make such a huge impact on me and I wanted to express my appreciation. I have not had the time to go to each of yo... Read more
The Plateau Buster Worked!!!!
Tuesday, November 27, 2012      13 comments

If you have been reading my blogs, you know that I hit a plateau before Thanksgiving...in fact I actually gained 2 lbs BEFORE Thanksgiving. I decided to eat whatever I wanted for Thanksgiving and Friday in an effort to shock my body back into lo... Read more
Calorie Cycling or Zig-Zagging?
Monday, November 26, 2012      5 comments

I have been back on SP since 9/29/12 after years away. I am down about 49 lbs from my highest weight and have lost about 21 lbs since coming back to SP. I have had some encouraging non-scale victories but it seems I have already hit a plateau. I... Read more
What a Shocker!
Saturday, November 24, 2012      10 comments

I had been back on SP for one month and 3 weeks up until Thanksgiving. I had hit a plateau (well actually even gone up a couple of lbs while eating ONLY healthy foods. I was having problems with meeting my 1200 minimum per day. My parents and I ... Read more
Happy Thanksgiving~Give Thanks!
Thursday, November 22, 2012      9 comments

Happy Thanksgiving to all of my family and friends! I hope that in the midst of all the parades, football, food, and plans to shop, that you and your families take the time t... Read more

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