Sunday, January 02, 2011 4 comments
I began Sparks on January 3, 2007 at 275lbs. Since then, I had reached 249 at one point. I'd also been diagnosed as diabetic, and IT went completely out of control. My blood sugar level at one point was over 505, which is SUPER high! Today... Read more
Celebration: 100 days of freedom from soda...
Tuesday, November 30, 2010 4 comments
I am so proud to announce that I haven't had a soda in 100 days. On day 48, I exclaimed to my 7yo that I was almost at 50. Instead of congratulating me, he innocently pointed out that if I could do 50, then I could do 100! So today, being the 10... Read more
Separating, (but no Divorce...) from sodas...
Monday, October 04, 2010 7 comments
At the time of this script, I have been voluntarily without a soda for 43 days, which surpasses my previous record of 40 days. This has been the longest I've ever gone without a soda since I was a child. Proudly, I announce that I am still coun... Read more
When you feel like giving up.....
Tuesday, June 22, 2010 4 comments
When you feel like giving up- What are you supposed to do? When nothing's left but air in the cup- Who is supposed to encourage you? If the sounds around you sound muffled and bland- Where do you turn for the special music? When y... Read more
Losing my grip, or temporary slip......
Monday, May 31, 2010 8 comments
I don't really know what's with me lately, and don't really know who to talk to....... First, I LOVE Sparks......I adore my team, Columbia, SC team. I'm even one of the co-leaders, and have lost over 25 lbs collectively since becoming a m... Read more
A Mother's Love...(poem by R. Slade)
Sunday, May 09, 2010 4 comments
A Mother's Love A mother's love- is a powerful force- It possesses great depth- and knows no remorse. It can't be bought, sold, or duplicated- It almost can't be described- it's THAT complicated. A mother's love can heal, teach a... Read more
Myrtle Beach is fun!
Saturday, April 10, 2010 4 comments
Wonderful city.....beach is beautiful, and dining is superb. Mr. Fish restaurant and Hooks' Calabash restaurant are the best ones we've found. Ripley's Aquarium was very interesting and our children LOVED it! This blog is short and sweet. We're ... Read more
Meet the Columbia, SC SparkTeam members regulars (video blog)
Monday, February 22, 2010 8 comments
An honorable mention of TallTabby, who wasn't able to attend... Hope to see you next Rally! We had a SPARKtacular time, in spite of Chris Downie's failure to call (TWICE, now, but we're moving on...) The reason for what we do is captur... Read more
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