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Why Am I Doing This, Where Am I Going and Will I Ever Get There?
Tuesday, February 02, 2021      6 comments

I am sitting here a day before weigh in and wondering why I'm still here. I've been a member of SparkPeople for almost 3 years and although I've lost s... Read more
Tuesday, February 02, 2021      4 comments

"Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no o... Read more
Re-set, Re-align, Re-start
Saturday, October 19, 2019      5 comments

I joined SP about 1 1/2 years ago and actually weigh more today. It's very discouraging but I have learned some things along the way. This is a journey that I'll remain on for the rest of my life. It's not easy to make life-style changes but I... Read more
Committed to a journey of better health
Sunday, May 19, 2019      7 comments

Determination in the morning and satisfaction at night. That's my new mantra. Growing up I was tall and lanky. I never had to watch what I ate so I didn't need discipline when eating. After I turned 40 I started to gain weight but I didn't... Read more
It's time to love myself
Friday, February 01, 2019      2 comments

A new month and I feel like I want to use this time to begin again more seriously. My motivation goes up and down which explains why I haven't lost much weight since I joined SP last April and began BL and BLC challenges. Belonging to a team ... Read more
Change can be the best way to see yourself again
Friday, November 23, 2018      4 comments

With winter around the corner I need to reinvest my energies into this journey. I found the Biggest Loser Challenge and became a White Rabbit in the summer of 2018 and a Determined Desert Tortoise in the fall. Each team taught me things about my... Read more
It's a long road
Wednesday, June 13, 2018      2 comments

I weighed in this morning and sighed when I saw the numbers on the scale. I had gained 2 pounds. I must admit that I slipped some in tracking every bite and it was a social weekend with a few too many glasses of wine. I was doing so good. There ... Read more
Developing good habits
Friday, May 04, 2018      2 comments

I have been a Sparker for about 2 months and am seeing quite a difference in the habits I'm developing for a healthier lifestyle. I'm exercising at least 30 minutes (mostly strength and conditioning and yoga right now) 6 days each week. I'm tra... Read more
The journey begins with small steps
Sunday, March 25, 2018      8 comments

I just finished my first week with Sparkpeople and am still learning my way around the site. I am on a journey to lose weight and joined to be held accountable and find support. Tracking all my food and fitness has been time consuming but I know... Read more