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Ahhh yes,,,,,, the 5% Goal ! Since Jan lost 30 lbs
Wednesday, June 22, 2016      11 comments

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 !
Tuesday, June 21, 2016      14 comments

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)
Wednesday, June 15, 2016      9 comments

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
Grrr gaining!!
Sunday, June 05, 2016      16 comments

The Spring Challenge was over 2 weeks ago. I weighed in at 215.2 Today scale reads 218.8a QUICK and HUGE JUMP of 3.6 pounds!!! Here's where it's noted:::::: Exercise makes a TOTAL DIFFERENCE!!! The challenge ended on a Saturday ... Read more
Last cast put on today ! YEAH ! (Pictures)
Wednesday, June 01, 2016      8 comments

Today I had my LAST cast in this series put on. It comes OFF next week and I'll FINALLY be back in my shoes !! Here the picture of them all side by side: ... Read more
Weebles WOBBLE, but does Diane FALL????
Tuesday, May 31, 2016      10 comments

Many of my regular readers know I am in a walking cast. Have you ever really given thought as to what it's like to wear this 5 pound bowling ball on ur leg/foot??? It's NOT EASY ! The day it was put on and I was told "You can walk now" so I JU... Read more
Does one change on being able to motivate one self?
Sunday, May 29, 2016      9 comments

When I first changed Sparks I did so because I was running out of steam to keep losing. The scale had gone from 288 down to 256 and would NOT move. I had joined WW online, but I didn't much of it.. I was paying for a service, I wasn't finding... Read more
NICE results from Dietician, foot update (NICE !)
Thursday, May 26, 2016      9 comments

Today I saw the dietican. I have someone go with me cause in any place where I "might" become overwhelmed (most of the time with anyone medical,,, just been THROUGH TO MUCH !) it helps me because I just can't hold onto the facts. To say that b... Read more
Would you like a very supportive active, caring team? 5% Challenge
Sunday, May 22, 2016      10 comments

Years ago when I first joined SPARKS (A GREAT MOVE !! I had belonged to WW online, but was STRUGGLING ! I was looking for a way I SURELY LOSE weight and KEEP IT OFF !! I wanted it to be SUPPORTIVE and CARING yet Kind !! I had made a friend... Read more
FUN !! A NSV (Non Scale Victory)
Thursday, May 19, 2016      10 comments

At my highest I weighed 288 lbs wore a 2X top and a 3X pant/skirts. Those were QUICKLY becoming to TIGHT !! I HAD bought a pair of shorts in a 4X telling myself the "Sizes are wrong." Hmmmm inside though I KNEW the TRUTH !!! Today I went ... Read more
New Cast,,, MIGHT make my 5% goal loss !
Wednesday, May 18, 2016      5 comments

I belong to the 5% Community Challenge where we do SAFELY what we can do to lose 5% of our weight in 8 weeks. There are 550ish members of this team, which is divided up into teams, I am on the Spirited Under Dog (Dawggies) team. GOOOOOO DAWGGI... Read more
9 lbs GONE in 7 wks, for 5% Challenge need 2.2,, can I?
Saturday, May 14, 2016      15 comments

I am a member of the 5% Challenge on the Spirited Undah Dawg team. We are now in week 7,,, had our weigh in by the end of tonight, I did mine yesterday. To make my 5% goal I needed to lose 11.5 lbs during the 8 weeks. I've lost just over 9 lbs... Read more
Life happens, decision, will be hard
Wednesday, May 11, 2016      10 comments

Monday I went to the Wound Clinic regarding the ulcer I've have on my foot near the big toe. I've been seeing the head Dr there. Last week he had told me he wanted me back in a cast. I was not wild about it. The casts they use weighs 4... Read more
Going across the bridge, purdy with pictures
Friday, May 06, 2016      8 comments

My regular readers know I am not able to use my left foot so I either use my knee walker or power chair. This day I was using my power chair. I had been up to the wound clinic which I did so using my power chair via the city bus. First th... Read more
frustrating ,,,, it'll work out though
Monday, May 02, 2016      12 comments

Today I went into the wound clinic as always so it seems. For those who are new to reading this, I've had an ulcer on my foot which does not want to clear up,,, in a few weeks it'll be a year. In talking to 2 of their people,,, it had been... Read more

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