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Clawing my way back up: My journey after gastric sleeve surgery.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016      2 comments

The years have flown by since my first blog on Sparkpeople. I joined in desperation back in 2011 and with great success, I lost 70 lbs. in 9 months.(from 300 lbs. to 230 lbs.) by logging my food, exercising daily and sparking with friends. But, ... Read more
This is me. This is where I am now.
Monday, April 04, 2016      0 comments

Here I am. Back to give myself another chance at a life I want. A life where I feel fit and strong, confident and happy in my own skin. A life where I am not constantly screaming at my family, eating to deal with stress and paralyzed by my depre... Read more
I'm Licking My Wounds And Moving On.
Friday, June 27, 2014      11 comments

I have always been the type of person to give 100% to whatever I plan to do. When I stared Sparkpeople in May 2011 I did just that. I lost 70 lbs. by 12-25-11 and it seemed like nothing would stop me from reaching my goal of losing over 100 lbs.... Read more
Monday, October 28, 2013      12 comments

I can't believe how much time has passed since I joined Sparkpeople 2 1/2 years ago. I was a desperate 300 lb. woman looking for a miracle. Not an "easy fix", just some motivation and support to get healthy and lose weight. I was facing health p... Read more
Did I do this to myself again? Yup!
Tuesday, August 20, 2013      15 comments

Well to make a long story short...I joined SP over two years ago at 300 lbs. I was desperate and devoted all my time to getting healthy. The result of my hard work and dedication was a 70 lb. weight loss by Dec. 25th, 2011. Something happe... Read more
Where I Am Headed To In 2013...
Thursday, January 17, 2013      18 comments

I have been on this journey since May 9th, 2011. I like to call this my "Magical Mystery Tour". I call it that because I have experienced the magic of losing 70 lbs., feeling great, achieving fitness goals I never dreamed I could do and fi... Read more
Are You Lacking Willpower?
Wednesday, December 05, 2012      7 comments

Are you feeling defeated because you can't stay on track with your food? Stress and other emotions causing your to make poor choices and have left you feeling like you have no willpower? Well, I don't think it is a matter of willpower. I ha... Read more
Time to focus on ME again!
Thursday, November 08, 2012      14 comments

Well, I am back on Spark...again. I have not been active on Spark for 9 months. I joined Spark May 9th of 2011 and hit the ground running. I was ready to do anything to get the weight off. I had hit an all time low in my life and weighed 30... Read more
Sugar Highs Have Left Me Low
Friday, August 24, 2012      9 comments

What has happened to me? I was a "lean, mean Sparking machine" for 8 months and lost 70 lbs. Then, Christmas came along and I dove head first into the sweets. Now it has been another 8 months and I have nothing to show for it but a weight g... Read more
Hungry For A Plate Of Confidence
Tuesday, July 17, 2012      22 comments

Well here I am, humbled by my mistakes and back (after 6 months of goofing around). I am now willing to do the work needed to get this weight off. It is hard, fighting the feelings of being a failure. I am scared at the thought of working this ... Read more
Mirror, Mirror On The Wall Who's The Fattest Of Them All?
Friday, April 06, 2012      16 comments

I have been Sparking for almost 11 months now and have shed 73 lbs. along with a lot of bad habits. (Although the bad habits like to creep back in if I am not careful) People ask me how I feel now that I have lost all that weight and I hav... Read more
Sweeping cobwebs from the attic...aka March 2012 goals!
Wednesday, February 29, 2012      16 comments

Okay, so I have been treading water for two months now. I let that old sugar crutch get me back around Christmas and spent January fighting away that demon and losing the several prounds I gained from my lapse. Febuary was sloppy too. Only ... Read more
9 Things I Have Learned in my 9 Months on Spark!
Wednesday, February 22, 2012      16 comments

1. That calories really do matter and eating fresh equals more food 2. That the support of others like me is important to my success (I don't have to do this alone) 3. That I can achieve anything I put my mind to if I am willing to work for... Read more
Sharing Inspiration
Wednesday, February 15, 2012      2 comments

I came across this article on a news reel on America Online and wanted to share this woman's story with you all. I identified with a lot of what she felt and went through. I hope her story inspires you. Best wishes on your journey t... Read more
My Definition of Success!
Wednesday, January 25, 2012      15 comments

I feel like I am in weight loss limbo right now. I am exercising and drinking my water but, my food is sloppy lately and that is keeping me in "limbo". Gaining and losing the same 2 lbs. is a little frustrating and at times I feel like I am losi... Read more

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