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Finally recognizing my own progress...
4/18/2014 3:28:34 PM,  8 COMMENTS

people could tell me how much weight I've lost and how great I look until they were blue in the face but I still don't see what they see. I was lookin...  Read more


Weight loss Goal Met, Size 10, and Picture Too :-)
4/18/2014 2:44:51 PM,  14 COMMENTS

So this week has been good to me! I dropped to a 37 inch waist and I fit into a size 10 dress! A few weeks ago I bought a dress on clearance at dressb...  Read more


My weightloss journey, That turned into getting completely healthy
4/18/2014 12:14:56 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I truly started my journey in 2o11, Just to lose this weight, because i was tried of the way i felt, the way i looked & the names i have been called....  Read more


Me?! In A Walking Group?!
4/17/2014 5:27:15 AM,  143 COMMENTS

Joining a walking group probably wouldn't be a big deal to most, but it is a huge deal for me for two reasons. The first is physical, I was a girl who...  Read more


Day 866- 7 Months to the Wedding, and 4 weeks down with Weight Watchers
4/16/2014 9:27:12 AM,  86 COMMENTS

Hey Everyone! I posted this Transformation Tuesday pic on my Facebook and Instagram yesterday. It never ceases to amaze me how unhapp...  Read more


Why My Spark Still Shines Brightly
4/16/2014 6:16:49 AM,  132 COMMENTS

I'm sure there are some people out there who wonder why I'm still active on SparkPeople since I'm "just" maintaining my weight and not losing anymore,...  Read more


2 Big Announcements
4/15/2014 9:38:31 AM,  118 COMMENTS

The first is that I am finally officially a trainer at Anytime Fitness, Ishpeming, MI. I can't totally explain why I needed to see my picture up on th...  Read more


I'm Not A Quitter Anymore
4/15/2014 8:45:13 AM,  250 COMMENTS

Today is day 36 of my streak! Thirty six days ago, I issued myself a personal get myself back on track and commit to STAYING...  Read more


My Morning Cup Of Solitude
4/15/2014 6:53:34 AM,  94 COMMENTS

Don't underestimate the power of thoughts and words. What you tell yourself every morning will set your mind and life on that path. Talk su...  Read more


5 pounds gone!
4/14/2014 7:18:12 PM,  155 COMMENTS

So my official weight loss for this week was 5 pounds! Yayyyy!! I've decided that my first milestone will be getting below the 200lb mark....  Read more


Day 43: Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger
4/14/2014 7:11:35 PM,  68 COMMENTS

Excuse the lyrical reference, or don't! I'm a tad bit music obsessed, always have been! So I had a few days off of exercise due to some challe...  Read more


Sometimes you just have to say "I give in"
4/14/2014 6:07:01 PM,  79 COMMENTS

My partner and I have been having this round and a round arguement about money. For six years i have stuck to my guns despite the opposition. We had...  Read more


Reflections of a Mountaineer....
4/14/2014 5:06:43 PM,  13 COMMENTS

Mindset ~ This word means to me where my focus lies and what ideas or things I choose to work on. Support ~ The people, whether friends or famil...  Read more


Eyes Wide Open
4/14/2014 4:37:26 PM,  18 COMMENTS

This is the best way to describe why this time is different. Every time I tried to lose weight I failed. Sure I would lose a little, but t...  Read more


Life Changing
4/14/2014 2:24:08 AM,  77 COMMENTS

I went to a conference this weekend where they were talking about changing lives by being a "Spa-Girl." Yes, I'm a spa girl, I pamper women as one of...  Read more


OMG, I can't believe it. . .Streak day 38.
4/13/2014 10:21:00 AM,  88 COMMENTS

311 Something major happened yesterday. It's streak day 38 and something very positive happen. It's so exciting that I just had to s...  Read more


A great hike with SARAWALKS
4/13/2014 5:15:39 AM,  151 COMMENTS

Meeting Sparkfriends is one of the joys of Sparkpeople! Especially when you meet Sparkfriends you have been in touch with for quite a while, across th...  Read more


Great compliment to sparkpeople and to me.
4/12/2014 3:20:07 PM,  78 COMMENTS

I went to the dietician yesterday because of my digestive problems. My GI Dr. thought I could be eating wrong, she didn't exactly like the fact the I...  Read more


A new way of life.
4/11/2014 3:37:07 PM,  67 COMMENTS

It's kind of strange how we all have a "new way of life." At first we struggle and stumble, but soon it becomes second nature. We no longer have to...  Read more


5 Surprises After 5 Years of Maintenance
3/11/2014 11:07:13 AM,  63 COMMENTS

What can I say about 5 years of maintaining an 80 pound weight loss after more than 5 decades of being overweight or obese? I've already said so much....  Read more


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