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Need to get my thinking positive,,, idea's?
Sunday, September 25, 2016      10 comments

Today is day day ONE of the 5% Community Challenge in which it runs for 8 weeks. We do our BEST to lose 5% of our weight in these 8 weeks. I need to lose 10.4 lbs in order to make my 5%. I am currently at 206.8. Over the break which was... Read more
YEAH Start on the 24th Dawggie Team !! And Waiting 4 surgery
Sunday, September 18, 2016      10 comments

emoticon The Spirited Under Dogs (AKA Dawggies) are now coming aboard the team like ... Read more
A confession,,,, hanging my tail
Monday, September 12, 2016      12 comments

I am a leader on the Spirited Under Dog team (AKA Dawggies) as a part of the 5% Community Challenge. I am the ML (Motivational Leader) and well,,, as a leader on any team,,, we thrive to do our best as an example to the teams we are leading. ... Read more
New to 5% Challenge? Wanting more success if your experienced?
Monday, September 12, 2016      6 comments

emoticon to the 5% Challenge !!! This is a very successful team !! Guarantee you if you want this (to lose your 5... Read more
This is HARD, now being SUCCESSFUL,, how???
Thursday, September 08, 2016      9 comments

I know I did NOT want to do this journey at one point. I had watched my Mom "try" to diet. As a kid who was very thin,,,,, eating her diet food (she cooked for herself,, we all ate it) didn't help me,, and over the many years, I don't think she... Read more
My confession,,,,, I was wickedly embarrassed
Wednesday, September 07, 2016      11 comments

Before I started along this journey,, I WAS the woman others looked at with DISGUST in the stores. I felt if I shopping at Walmart,,,, I'd not see as many of the NASTY looks !! Next time you go to Walmart,,,,, take a look at how the "general" W... Read more
I am on the MOST SUCCESSFUL team ! WOW A NSV !
Saturday, September 03, 2016      14 comments

I started this journey about 5 1/2 yrs ago. It was because I had gone to a friends bridal party,, and the pic of me SHOCKED ME !! Plus someone had mixed me up for a friend who had always been heavier by quite a bit. I realized how BADLY her... Read more
How am I handling stress? Used to emotionally eat !
Monday, August 29, 2016      6 comments

At one time I thought that grabbing a package of mint oreo's with a bowl of butterfinger ice cream and chips was the "answer" to not feeling the stress as much. It really wasn't that long ago. I THOUGHT I had it under control until last Ma... Read more
I thought "I'll stop in and buy"
Thursday, August 25, 2016      8 comments

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???
Wednesday, August 24, 2016      10 comments

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 !
Tuesday, August 23, 2016      9 comments

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
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Thinning out, should of done this before !
Wednesday, August 17, 2016      47 comments

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 !!
Friday, August 12, 2016      12 comments

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
Monday, August 08, 2016      11 comments

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 !
Monday, July 25, 2016      10 comments

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

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