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I never thought it would happen again
Wednesday, June 12, 2013      4 comments

I was so sure that I had it under control. My motivation was high, the results were amazing and I was feeling better than I had in years. I felt good inside. I was looking better outside - and I don't just mean because of the weight loss, my ... Read more
Not Necessarily a Failure, Yet Definitely Not a Success.
Tuesday, February 21, 2012      4 comments

It has been a while since my last blog, status update, serious food entry or weigh in. I was very successful in my journey and as a result of a combination of confidence and necessity I felt that I would be 'safe' in managing things on my own w... Read more
It's embarrassing but....
Tuesday, August 16, 2011      8 comments

I thought I would share some of my before and during photos. I don't have any after photos because my after hasn't come yet. I have come a long way, but I still consider myself in the middle of my progress. This first picture was taken in... Read more
Getting Healthy
Tuesday, July 26, 2011      2 comments

When I made the decision to join SparkPeople I also made the decision to leave the word DIET out of my vocabulary and my new lifestyle. There were several trains of thought behind this decision. The first being the negative connotation a... Read more
Vacation On A Diet
Sunday, July 17, 2011      6 comments

Last week I went with my extended family (Mom, Dad, Sister, Brother-in-law, Hubby, Daughters and Grandson) to Wildwood, NJ. It was my first vacation since starting SparkPeople. I thought it would be some what of a challenge, but not for th... Read more
My Heart Still Aches
Sunday, July 03, 2011      10 comments

I didn't think that I would ever be able (or willing) to share this story. I have decided that it is time for a couple of reasons. One being that it is another part of my life that has motivated me to become healthy. The other in prayer... Read more
American Heart Association - Heart Walk 2011
Monday, June 20, 2011      5 comments

I have found a way to not only raise awareness for a cause that is near to my own HEART, but to get some great exercise! I am participating in the American Heart Association Heart Walk 2011 in Pittsburgh! It is a 5k walk at Heinz Field on ... Read more
Week Two of my 28 Day Bootcamp Challenge
Wednesday, June 15, 2011      0 comments

Today I start Day two of my Bootcamp challenge. I had a slight set back the first week because I ended up being out of commission for a few days and then needed to catch up for the rest of the days to stay on track. I enjoyed having the streng... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Big BIG Accomplishment for me today!
Thursday, June 02, 2011      42 comments

Since I started with SparkPeople a month ago I have had a few accomplishments. Believe me when I say that each one of them meant something to me, and each one of them is unbelievable in the short amount of time that I have been working at it. ... Read more
External Support vs. Family/Friend Support
Tuesday, May 10, 2011      4 comments

I have a great family (not with out fault - but great). It consists of a very caring husband, 3 super daughters (25, 23, 17) and the best 3 year old grandson! We are a close family. The oldest just recently moved out, and the rest (inc... Read more
Week Two - WooHoo!
Monday, May 09, 2011      2 comments

Today is my first day of week two. I am a little nervous about writing my first blog and I almost didn't do it. Suddently I realized that if I hold back I am only hurting myself. And so it begins.... There are many great tools that Sp... Read more