New Team The Myterious Bunch
I have decided to start my own team. It is going to be focused on parents with children with autism. My 13 year old son has Aspergers and I would like to be able to share his triumphs and his struggles, as we continue to lose weight. There will ... Read more
Never Thought I Could Lose The Weight
This was me at my heaviest of 313 pounds. I had tried every diet in the book. Weight Watchers, self help books, diet pills, shakes, you name it I did it. I started Spark Peo... Read more
Happy Dance Kind of Week.
This morning as I woke up, stretched, and got ready to face the scale for my weekly weigh in. I wondered did I gain or lose this week, and if so how much, or did I stay the same from last week. I slowly removed the scale from the cupboard, that ... Read more
It was a good day.
Yesterday was a totally awsome day for me. For the first time in a long time I was able to walk up the stairs at work to the third floor without having to stop along the way and catch my breath.
I was able to sucessfully conquer the "Sugar... Read more
Success Part 2
First off I wanted to say HAPPY ST. PATRICKS DAY. To everybody.
This morning as I was looking in the mirror after my shower. I didn't see a woman who would just stand there and demean herself, call herself fat, lazy, no good for anybody. ... Read more
First off I wanted to say that I haven't blogged this week. I have been busy with parent-teacher confernces for two of my boys, and there has been work this week.
It has been 12 days since I stopped drinking soda, and I have felt really good.... Read more
No Soda Day 6
Can't believe that I have made it 6 days without any soday. Today I found a drink that I can have, and still get my sparkling water. It's called Cascade Ice. It comes in manydifferent flavors, but it is calorie, gluten, carb, sodium, and fat fre... Read more
No Soda Day 5
I was looking on line yesterday and I found this article, on what happens to your body after you drink a soda. I was totally shocked, that I was doing this to my body when I drank soda. Please read.
Do you want to be healthy? Drinking soda is... Read more
No Soda Day 4
Today is day 4 of having no soda. I am feeling better each and everyday.
I found this article as I was searching the web today. Thought I would share it.
Buying soda is a difficult-to-break habit for many people. You may enjoy the taste... Read more
No Soda Day 3
Good Thursday everybody.
It's day three having no soda. Here are a few tips that I stared using to help me on this journey.
1. I took all soda out of my house, and refuse to buy anymore.
2. Left all my change at home, so I am not tempt... Read more
No Soda Day 2
Today starts my second day of having no soda. I will have to say that yesterday was a struggle, but I managed to make it through. Went out for dinner last night, instead of ordering that calorie laddened drink, I ordered ice tea, and used the sp... Read more
NO SODA DAY 1
Today is my first day of having no soda. Went to the store this morning. Had a hard time going down the soda and candy aisle, but I made it down. Came home and dumped the rest of my diet soda down my drain. Hopefully tomorrow will be an easier d... Read more
When the World Stopped Turning.
In the words of Alan Jackson's song, "Where were you when the world stopped turning." Gets me thinking about what happened on that day. Hard to believe that it has been 10 years already since that awful day of September 11th, 2001. I was working... Read more
This week I lost another pound bringing my total down to 13 pounds since I started this journey. Here are 13 reasons why I started this journey.
1. My beautiful children
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An old farmer wrote to his son in prison. "This year I won't be able to plant potatoes because I can't dig the ground, I know if you were here you would help me." The son wrote back, "Dad don't think of digging the ground because that's where I ... Read more