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Hello, Friends. It's Me Again...

Wednesday, October 22, 2014      23 comments

Good morning, friends. I'm sorry to say that I have gone and done what I thought I would never go and do! I backtracked, fell off the weight loss wagon, blew it, let myself down, as well as all of you. I gained almost all of the weight back t... Read more

Mountains!

Tuesday, July 01, 2014      19 comments

So here we are in the mountains again! We took 2 days getting up here. I caravanned up with my brother and his family, so it was a lot easier trip for me. We stopped in Canyon on the way and visited the Palo Duro Canyon and saw the play "Texa... Read more

Catch Up blog with pictures!

Tuesday, June 24, 2014      18 comments

I am now 3 days into our Summer challenge, and so far so good. I am trying not to dwell on the fact that I am having to lose the same weight again that I lost last year! I have to just move forward from here. Today was mine and DH's 24t... Read more

Here We Go!

Saturday, June 21, 2014      20 comments

Today is Day 1 of our Summer 5% Challenge and I am so ready to get started! I need this push and accountability to get me back on track. I will not go into all the reasons that I have regained nearly half of the weight that I lost, but I will ... Read more

Good Morning!

Monday, March 31, 2014      22 comments

Good morning, friends! I'm still here! I just took a break from the computer for the weekend. I finished my first week of "one day at a time" today and it went well for the most part. Some days were definitely better than others, but at leas... Read more

Checking In and Sewing Projects

Thursday, March 27, 2014      18 comments

So, I made it one more day! I met most of my goals yesterday, with the exception of water. I didn't quite get enough. But I did track, resist junk, and exercise, so that is definitely progress. It feels so good to be doing something again. ... Read more

One Day at a Time (cont.)

Wednesday, March 26, 2014      17 comments

So far, so good. I was able to meet most of my goals yesterday. I tracked everything, drank my water, exercised, and chose healthy foods for the most part. The scale was even down a few pounds this morning. Now, I'm ready to face another day... Read more

One Day at a Time

Tuesday, March 25, 2014      18 comments

First of all, thank you all so much for the warm welcome back I received after posting my last blog! Your kindness and support overwhelms me. Thank you! Now, on to the blog. I woke up to a shocker this morning on the scale. 199.5!!! Yik... Read more

Time to Begin Again (Again!)

Friday, March 21, 2014      23 comments

Very few of us on this journey actually have a straight line from start to finish. If you are anything like me, there are several twists and turns and ups and downs along the way, much like a roller coaster. Unlike the roller coaster, though, ... Read more

Good Morning, Sunshine!

Thursday, February 13, 2014      17 comments

Good morning, all of my sweet Spark Friends! The sunshine has finally come back into my life (both metaphorically and literally)! After many weeks of being in a deep depression, the cloud has finally lifted and the sun is shining through. My ... Read more

Enough is Enough!

Monday, January 06, 2014      22 comments

I have pretty much been stuck for the past 6 months! Not stuck in the sense of a plateau, but stuck because I just can't seem to stick to my healthy eating! I've become rebellious. I don't WANT to eat healthy. It's not fair. Why do I have t... Read more

Christmas Traditions and More Projects!

Monday, December 23, 2013      20 comments

We celebrated Christmas at my parents yesterday with my brothers and their families (about 25 people!). We had a wonderful time with lots of Christmas traditions so I thought I would share a few with you. Since about 1982 (when I was 12), we h... Read more

New Hairstyle and Food, Food Everywhere!!!!

Thursday, December 19, 2013      28 comments

First of all, I wanted to show you my new hair style. I haven't had it cut or colored since I started my journey on Spark, so it was way past time. I was trying to wait until I reached goal to get it done, but then I finally decided I didn't n... Read more

Tell Me the Story of Jesus" - video blog of Itty Bitty (video blog)

Tuesday, December 17, 2013      13 comments

Itty Bitty sang this solo in front of our entire congregation Sunday morning (about 350 people!) as part of our adult choir Christmas cantata! As you can imagine, I am one proud Mama! Thank you all for being so patient with me and not giv... Read more

I'm Sorry (trying to catch up!)

Monday, December 09, 2013      28 comments

Dear friends, I am so sorry that I have not been there for you the past couple of weeks. I have had a little setback. You see, after several months (possibly years) of being free of it, depression has once again reared its ugly head. I h... Read more


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