I thought "I'll stop in and buy"
I use my friends car if it's available, it usually is. That's very nice of her, in turn I help pay 1/2 of her insurance, hey life isn't free !! I also put in gas as I use it, usually more. She does NOT have to do this.
So today I had used... Read more
Finally,, and from here???
Today I went to my routine visit as I have been for 15 months on a week or biweekly visit to the wound clinic for a wound which did NOT want to heal. TY my regular readers, friends for helping me with sooo MANY encouraging words as I went throu... Read more
Jan. I weighed 246, now GONE 39 lbs Join our team !
At the start of January, actually the 2nd which was a Saturday I weighed in at 246. As of last Saturday ,, the 20th of August I weighed in at 207 !!
Now when any of us see such a blog we tend to get Excited especially if we are new to Sp... Read more
Thinning out, should of done this before !
Since January I've lost 38 lbs (YEAH !) so of course that meant new clothings ! OH that's ALWAYS WONDERFUL ! When I first started along this journey I was a size 3X and should of been in a 4X !! It's AWESOME to shop again in regular stores aga... Read more
A Non Scale Victory(NSV) AND Scale victory !!
WOW This has been QUITE A GREAT Year in being successful losing weight !! I had started out the 2nd of January weighing 246 pounds. Now at the 8th month I am DOWN to 208 !! That's 38 pounds GONE !!! Needless to say I am QUITE PROUD Of this an... Read more
Last week went ALL wrong, choice on how to respond
This past week has been "interesting" in a way I wish it hadn't been, yet because it was I had choices to make. How we get though "those" times can either build us up, or tear us down.
On Thurs I had gone to the Wound Clinic (For those who... Read more
A must see ! I'M BEAUTIFUL and so are YOU !
Growing up I was told by MANY "You are NOT pretty." I had heard since I was rather young. When the "Ugly Ducking" was read to me,,,, I SO BADLY WANTED that to happen to me ALSO !!! If your not familiar with the book it's about a very ugly duck... Read more
When I think "SHUCKS ! DIDN'T LOSE! Want to THAT to EAT !
Ahhh yes,,,, there are just THOSE TIMES that the scale will NOT GO DOWN !!! At times it can even take an ALARMING JUMP UP though we have eaten correctly,,, did our normal or above normal amount/type of exercise !!
Yeah those "weeks" ARE goi... Read more
Coming back around,, THANKFULLY !
With all the current garbage happening in life right now,,,, I've not been myself. I have a very dear friend who is nearing the end of life. She was actually my drinking partner. I HATE that we did this together for MANY years.
We actual... Read more
I do NOT miss them ! Non Scale Victory (NSV)
I was just looking though my nutritional tracker. From the moment I joined SPARKS I started to track. Its a habit that's HELPS Out VERY MUCH SO !! That was Dec 2010. My friends, family, former co workers knew me as "The JUNK Food Queen" and ... Read more
I did NOT expect this !! I wasn't even trying to
I am a member of the 5% Community Challenge on the Spirited Under Dog (Dawggie)team as the ML of the Dawggie team.
We started RUFF for the start of the challenge. We are used to WINNING with MANY wins under our belts over many challenges. ... Read more
When in pain it's so MUCH ,,, choices
I've in HORRIFIC pain,, you know the kind that makes you FIGHT to not puke with a headache on and off,,, that'd STOP A FREIGHT TRAIN !1 I live in chronic pain,,,, it's just a part of life. Has been for over 20 yrs.
With being in this much ... Read more
Ahhh yes,,,,,, the 5% Goal ! Since Jan lost 30 lbs
We all have the "New Year Resolutions" and most of us know "they are words I wish I could do", but usually they are things one simply can't achieve.
I do NOT do them. I did though take good stock of where it was I was at, and where I wante... Read more
NOT AGAIN !
As many regulars know, I've been going the round with a wound on my foot for OVER A YEAR now.
Yesterday (Mon) I went back into the wound clinic (been a YEAR NOW !) and my wound which had cleared up 12 days ago (After being in yet ANOTHER ... Read more
I'm backkkk, TY for the support, Today Beach trip (Pics)
I want to say a DEEP sincere THANK YOU So MUCH For the tremendous support since a week ago Monday !! At that time we were told it was a reaction to a med. Today I saw the Dr who prescribes that med (It was a med used for sleeping. It's an olde... Read more