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Are you tired of carrying too much extra weight?
Saturday, February 29, 2020      10 comments

Hi there. Nola here. I've been a Sparker since August of 2014. I have lost a total of 70 pounds. I have been involved in numerous 5% challenges. If you are truly tired of your clothes not fitting well, not being able to move because of obes... Read more
What Would You Do??
Saturday, March 09, 2019      13 comments

This is imaginary for some and reality for others. Imagine, that you have worked long and hard to meet your Ultimate Goal Weight. Finally, you are at the weight you have been working so hard for. In all the excitement and celebrations and may... Read more
How often do you take your measurements?
Monday, February 18, 2019      18 comments

When I first started this journey in 2014, I weighed 171 pounds. I was totally miserable. I have a 5 acre farm with one horse. I get overwhelmed sometimes with the amount of "pasture care" that is required to keep grass in the pasture. I spend a... Read more
Maintenance - Self-Motivating Blog
Tuesday, October 16, 2018      24 comments

On this journey, I lost 50 pounds since 2014 when I first joined SparkPeople. It has been such an exciting journey. Our lesson today on SparkCoach was to post a Self-Motivating Blog picture to show just how much we have lost. Perhaps it... Read more
Maintenance...A Lifestyle for a lifetime!
Friday, August 24, 2018      14 comments

For the up coming weeks while DH goes through Radiation and Chemo, I'll be making sure that I have travel foods with me. Usually, if I eat a good breakfast I don't get hungry throughout the day. DH's appts. seem to be after 1pm, so I won't be ea... Read more
Maintenance is going Awesome!
Saturday, August 18, 2018      9 comments

I am pleased to announce that I am maintaining my maintenance goal. I have allowed 3 or 4 pounds above, and welcome any below 120. Today was a weigh in day for me and I am so pleased. Thank God for persistence and determination and Thank you ... Read more
Oh My. I will be starting Maintenance! Wow!
Sunday, June 03, 2018      14 comments

I've been working hard since September 2017 to lose the over 30 pounds I gained when I fell off the wagon in 2015. When I joined SparkPeople in July 2014, I weighed in at 171#. I lost 41 pounds in 6 months, just by eating healthy. Wow!! Then I... Read more
The Mystery is solved!
Wednesday, May 30, 2018      23 comments

For those of you who know Nancy-Jean (CARMACHAMELEON), you know that she is a devout Christian and very devoted to making her temple healthy and whole. She is very caring, inspirational and motivating! Her journey has been one of lots of ups and... Read more
What new habits have you developed?
Sunday, May 27, 2018      14 comments

Some of the new habits I have developed is to drink water instead of soda. I drink 96 ounces of water every day. When I'm working outside and sweating, I even drink more. I have also ended the cravings for sugar and carbohydrates. I was ... Read more
Are you Ready?
Friday, May 25, 2018      6 comments

Invitation This is YOUR invitation! Are you looking for a way to get fit, lose weight, and have fun along the way? Check out the 2018 Summer 5% Challenge! Team members will work towards losing 5% of their starting weight in 8 weeks by part... Read more
Can It Get any Better than this?
Thursday, May 10, 2018      16 comments

Wow! I can't believe I have nearly completed my journey to weigh 125# again. I started SP in July 2014. I lost 37 pounds in six months. Then during maintenance, I began ever so slowly gaining it back pound by pound, due to my own laziness. Du... Read more
How about that New Life Style?
Thursday, May 03, 2018      5 comments

Yesterday, I took a sneak weigh in and found that I'm down more weigh! I've been on this SP journey since August of 2014. At that time it took me 6 months to lose 37 pounds. Also, at that time, I was very committed to my body and what I ate.... Read more
To reach my Goal Weight I need to stay Positive, Determined and Persistent.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018      15 comments

This morning I was reading some articles on SparkPeople. As I read some of the comments, I noticed there were terribly negative remarks. Why post anything if you are Negative? I was always taught to keep my mouth shut if I don't have something... Read more
My Long Weight Loss Journey
Friday, April 20, 2018      9 comments

I have been struggling with weight loss since I married when I was 23 y/o. I gained 20 pounds the first year. I only knew how to eat out! LOL I began WW in 1977 and lost so much weight that I was asked not to come back because I was just too l... Read more
I am now Happy in my Body. Are you?
Saturday, April 14, 2018      12 comments

Saturday 4/14/18 Today is Weigh-in day for the 5% Spring Challenge. I have been so dreading today that I was feeling depressed (just a bit) and so discouraged. I just knew I had gained. I stepped up my walking and my workouts are a bit m... Read more

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