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In a world where you can be anything, please be kind!
Wednesday, August 19, 2020      2 comments

I have been on SparkPeople on and off since the website began. It is a wonderful place for encouragement and knowledge. However, today it feels like my heart broke a bit. I don't get hurt easily, but today I was. Someone in one of my spark t... Read more
CONTINUING
Monday, February 17, 2020      0 comments

I feel like I'm starting over, but really I'm just continuing. I continue to try and get healthy. I continue to press through, even though my body keeps trying to break down. I continue to start my day eating healthy, even though I mess up som... Read more
I'm Fifty Pounds Down!
Saturday, February 09, 2019      0 comments

Wow! I didn't even know it. I just saw my Spark Tracker and it shows a 50 pound loss. I'm not even kidding, I had no idea. I went from 392 to 342 and today I'm actually at 337. Seeing it on my tracker was so mind blowing. I wish I could di... Read more
The Spark
Friday, February 08, 2019      0 comments

I just started reading Chris Downie's book, The Spark. It's fantastic! I remember first hearing about SparkPeople.com back in 2006, I think. I never knew his story. It is one of the most exciting and encouraging stories I have ever heard. It def... Read more
The Candy Bar
Tuesday, January 15, 2019      0 comments

Although I only ate the candy bar because it was sitting here, I'm very proud of myself. I only ate 3/4 of the bar. I don't think I haven't finished a candy bar in my entire life. Also, I'm still under my calorie goal. This post makes me ... Read more
Overwhelmed
Sunday, January 13, 2019      0 comments

My weekend hasn't been very good. I've mostly just isolated in my house. That's not good for the figure or my mindset. I'm out of food. It's hard to eat right when there's nothing in the house. I have a long to-do list, but I just don't feel lik... Read more
I'm still awake....
Tuesday, November 27, 2018      0 comments

I decided to still go in to work even though I've been ill for 6 days and awake all night. I was showered, dressed, and ready to leave, but my car wouldn't start. The only thing that worked was the horn, which blew in one continuous honk for a... Read more
What am I doing?
Sunday, August 12, 2018      0 comments

I feel like I don't know what I'm doing or what I need to do. I've been walking nearly daily, but I don't know how to put meals together. I don't have an oven so that limits things too. I just need advice, but I don't even know what questions to... Read more
10 Things I'm Thankful For!
Monday, August 06, 2018      0 comments

1. That I am loved by God. 2. My folks & brothers. 3. SparkPeople 4. That I lost 4.7 pounds. 5. For peace in my life. 6. For my home. 7. That I'm able to walk and I'm getting healthy. 8. That I have the summer off. 9. That the Lord is raising... Read more
TODAY
Wednesday, August 01, 2018      0 comments

This is the day that the Lord has made. I will rejoice and be glad in it. 🙂❤... Read more
Day Six
Saturday, July 28, 2018      0 comments

This is my sixth day of drinking water and staying within my calories. I actually think I went over my calories one day but I still feel so good about myself. It feels like something finally clicked. Praise God! I look forward to weighing in ... Read more
My First Change
Monday, July 23, 2018      0 comments

I've read over and over to make one change and do it for 21 days to form a habit. Well my first change is going to be water. I've been drinking about 48 oz. daily so I'm going to kick it up to 56 oz. daily. This may seem small, but it's a star... Read more
A Few Things I've Learned (but you've already known).
Friday, July 13, 2018      0 comments

1)  I must track my food. It's a hassle, but I've learned it gives me some kind of peace. It also keeps me quiet for a few minutes so I stop eating. I've heard it takes 15 minutes for you to feel full, so stopping to track my food adds towards ... Read more

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