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Thursday, September 15, 2016      5 comments

Have been seeing a dietitian for about 3 months now. Finally yesterday I felt a sense of hope. Today I'm trying to be more mindful of my eating and movement and body. One day at a time.... Read more
Always coming back to Spark...
Tuesday, January 27, 2015      4 comments

It's been over a year since I last blogged here though I've used the app for exercise. It's been a challenging year and a half. Physically, emotionally and spiritually. I would say I've landed in the right place spiritually but physically I h... Read more
To skip that urge
Saturday, August 10, 2013      5 comments

SparkCoach asked today to make a list of things I can do when I feel the urge to eat something I shouldn't. 1. Get on spark. 2. Drink water. 3. Eat some protein. 4. Text/call a supportive friend. 5. Read a book. ... Read more
My Body
Friday, August 09, 2013      7 comments

Okay so SparkCoach asked me to blog about things I like about my body, so here goes... 1. I actually have a nice overall figure (large as it may be, LOL). It is a LARGE hourglass. I like the hourglass and so does my husband. 2. I ha... Read more
Post vacation challenges...
Tuesday, August 06, 2013      4 comments

Well I just got back from a few days spent with my husband. It was a much needed retreat from normal life. No kids with us. It was sweet, intimate and fun. Honestly I didn't want to come back. It's been years since we had done that. Howeve... Read more
To Pain
Saturday, July 13, 2013      7 comments

Dedicating this blog to Pain... The good kind of pain of course. Not the injury, debilitating, setback kind. Learning to lean into the good kind of pain. My son has a Tapout shirt that says, "PAIN--Quit does not exist." I need to feast on th... Read more
Wrangling the eating beast
Friday, January 04, 2013      6 comments

Haven't blogged since September... Hung in there eating right and exercising until right before Thanksgiving. From just before Thanksgiving to right now I have been on a fast moving bullet train of events which has wreaked havoc on my weight l... Read more
What's been going on
Monday, September 24, 2012      9 comments

Just really an update here: My mom seems to be doing a bit better. Her blood sugar is getting in control though she has had a few weak episodes and her hand going numb and stumbling and balance issues. She is using a walker now to help he... Read more
My Entire Journey in Pictures
Wednesday, August 29, 2012      30 comments

Sorry so small...You might be able to see this better if you go to photos. Banners don't work well on Spark.... This is supposed to look like a graph showing my loss, re... Read more
62 Pounds Lost With Pictures
Thursday, August 23, 2012      41 comments

I don't have too much time to blog but I thought I would post some pics showing my progress. I am so happy that I finally surpassed my 60 pound weight loss goal. Now all new pounds lost are just that, NEW. Not re-losing pounds gained back fro... Read more
More motivation to finish what I started
Sunday, August 19, 2012      6 comments

I haven't been on here in a while because life has taken a toll on my time. Getting close to a month since I blogged. I finally did hit my goal of 60 pounds lost and am now sitting at 61 pounds lost which is awesome and my new clothes are star... Read more
Back from camp and a pound down!!!!!
Wednesday, July 25, 2012      7 comments

Heard a great quote by Craig Groeschel, Pastor of LifeChurch.tv: "Failure is an EVENT, never a person. Success is a process. Learning from your failures is a part of the success process. Well I had a great week at Youth America Chu... Read more
53 pounds lost pictures.
Saturday, July 14, 2012      16 comments

Not much time to blog. Please pray for my mom. She is having lots of nerve pain, bells palsy, and arthritis. Spent most of the day at the ER with her but just a quick picture to track my countdown to 60 pounds lost (twice). Here is a hap... Read more
Sick Pic! At 52 pounds lost...
Tuesday, July 10, 2012      9 comments

I don't normally take pictures of myself when I am sick or when my make up is running and my nose is red from sneezing. But I could not help but at least celebrate that I lost another pound and get a pic of it. After this pic i went into a flu... Read more
New Pics and Lessons learned at 51 Pounds Again!
Sunday, July 08, 2012      13 comments

Lessons learned this time around: 1. There is NO SHAME in starting over. Really. Really. I mean that! I'll be honest when I started over it was TERRIBLY discouragi... Read more

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