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My Last Big Supper Phase is Finally Over, Just in Time!
Wednesday, January 23, 2013      31 comments

Since Thanksgiving just two months ago, I have been struggling to eat healthy and exercise more again. Before that, I had been consistently losing weight each week and feeling better about myself eating the South Beach Lifestyle way and exerci... Read more
I Take this Seriously. . . My Never Quit Pledge!!
Monday, April 16, 2012      29 comments

Monday, April 16, 2012 Today, I promise I will not quit. I pledge that no matter, how many ups and downs I pass through, I will continue on my journey. I pledge to make a NEW START today, and forgive myself for my past, and to stop be... Read more
My Son, my Inspiration to Get Healthy in 2012!
Sunday, January 01, 2012      21 comments

My oldest son, Brent, is 38 years old and has always lived with me. Unfortunately, since he was 15 years old he fights "demons" that I only can imagine would be terrible to deal with. He has a severe mental illness and yet is the most caring a... Read more
I'm in a Rut and Really Disappointed in Myself
Tuesday, October 11, 2011      35 comments

Until about a month ago I was making WL progress and losing weight at a slow steady pace and then I somehow seemed to lose my enthusiasm even though I was still Sparking like mad and I continued to encourage others to do what I haven't been able... Read more
Put Live To Be 100 on My Bucket List??
Wednesday, October 05, 2011      19 comments

Even though I don't have Live to be 100 on my Bucket List following is an interesting MSN Health article that gives you good suggestions on how you can achieve that goal. I'm going to list all the things they suggested you to do to achieve that... Read more
Friday, August 26, 2011      20 comments

I've been trying to Lose a Significant Amount of Weight since I joined Spark in 2010. At first I was really motivated and rapidly lost 15#s and was so excited that my Goal was to Lose 60#s by the end of the Year. Well, 2011 came and due to my ... Read more
My Spark is Just Flickering. . .
Monday, July 18, 2011      32 comments

Recently, due to my not focusing on my goals and some upsetting things in my life I'm not as determined and motivated as I want/need to be to get this weight off and get healthy! I think of myself as a positive person but recent things in my li... Read more
Daily Courage to Continue My Weight Loss Battle!
Wednesday, May 18, 2011      29 comments

I read The Serenity Prayer for Weight Loss throughout the day and it gives me the strength to continue my Quest to continue my Weight Loss Battle! I've been in kind of a Slump recently so need this even more today than yesterday. . .It's been g... Read more
I'm At A Weight Loss Standstill--What I'm Going to Do
Thursday, May 12, 2011      22 comments

I've been at a Weight Loss Standstill for way too long and I read an article on MSN called "The Golden Rules of Weight Loss" and most of them I'm not consistently doing! I believe most, if not all, are part of the SP Plan but maybe I'm more ope... Read more
Being 60+ But Move and Feel Like age 80+ Most of the Time!
Monday, March 28, 2011      28 comments

I didn't really become obese until about 15 years ago when I was going through my divorce after 26 years of marriage to my college sweetheart . . .It was the beginning of a slow weight gain due to not really caring about myself anymore (depresse... Read more
Small Price for the Help It Gives Me
Friday, March 04, 2011      16 comments

In the back of my mind I knew along with the SP website I also needed a Journal to write down my goals, measurements, before & after pictures and feelings along the way. I track my food, exercise, calories, etc. online and in this Journal. I k... Read more
Low Calorie Sweet Treat Recipe
Friday, February 11, 2011      29 comments

......SWEET TREAT-------------------------
------ I finally made the Sweet Treat Low Calorie Recipe my friend had told me about. It's super si... Read more
Finally, I Think I'm Doing it Right!
Tuesday, February 08, 2011      16 comments

I honestly feel I am eating healthier than probably ever before in my life. As I've given up the Fast food runs, eat 4-6 veggies and fruits most days and cut way down on meat portions and even have one meatless night a week--usually pasta. I n... Read more
Cutting Out My Excuses!!
Sunday, January 30, 2011      14 comments

For those who may not know I;ve been told by my Ortho Dr. that I need two knee replacements and it is exacting why I'm finally going to stop all my excuses and once again start exercising slowly even if I can do only 10 minutes a day. A couple ... Read more
Just realized I'm Having a Strong Start!!
Tuesday, January 18, 2011      15 comments

I realize I'm more motivated about getting healthy the SP Way now, than I was months ago, and it' because I'm having a Strong Start and feeling good about myself!! When I first really tried SP back in August of 2010 I kind of played aroun... Read more

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