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
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)
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:
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Weebles WOBBLE, but does Diane FALL????
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?
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 !)
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
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