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Missing You

Wednesday, May 28, 2014      10 comments

I lost about 55 pounds almost four years ago -- and kept it off. Buttttt, I'm still about 30 pounds away from my goal. And it's time that I lose this weight once and for all. Even though I am no longer overweight, I'd like to drop those 30... Read more

Trackin' & Truckin' - This is What to Do When You Blow Calorie Range

Thursday, January 02, 2014      9 comments

So today, I went way past my calorie range. I ate the unexpected slice of chocolate cake from my coworker. (No regrets there.) I got hungry during the late afternoon and ate an extra banana. Then, I ate some extra cheese and some unplanned... Read more

Weigh-In Wednesday 12.11.13: Three Weeks to Go Before Weigh-In #1

Thursday, December 12, 2013      9 comments

I must admit that I am genetically blessed. After reading a recent SparkPeople blog (
genes_affect_your_jean_size), Iíve realized that I am a mesomorph with a medium body frame. Iíve ... Read more

1,698 Calories

Monday, April 22, 2013      13 comments

I started over again after almost two weeks of skipping the gym and binge eating. I won't dwell. I allowed it to happen. It was my fault. But it is my responsibility to stop the cycle. I decided to stop it today. I wore a sleeveless top at... Read more

Post-Work Binge Blues

Friday, April 05, 2013      7 comments

I went out to drinks with coworkers on Thursday evening. I actually drank less than I planned to. I did have some french fries at the bar, but the portion size was around 300 calories. No biggie -- if I didn't eat anything for dinner, I would st... Read more

The Bottom Line: 04.03.13: Pre- Weigh-In

Wednesday, April 03, 2013      10 comments

This is it. I feel it in my heart. After 2 years, I'm confident that I'm going to break out of my 148-150 pound plateau and finally reach my goal weight of 125 pounds. For good. I am a planner. I spent the last two weeks planning my weight... Read more

Why Feeling Fat is Worse Than Being Fat.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013      17 comments

Have you ever felt too fat to enjoy life? Today I read an essay in Self magazine about a woman who refused to participate in certain life events because she felt fat. Among other things, she postponed clothes shopping and turned down a pos... Read more

Til Death Do Me Spark.

Sunday, February 24, 2013      12 comments

I woke up yesterday morning to a series of sad Facebook statuses. A guy who was currently a senior at my alma mater just died. No, we werenít friends, or even acquaintances for that matter. I donít even remember him around campus. But those fact... Read more

12 Reasons Why I Did Not Lose Weight in 2012

Thursday, January 03, 2013      21 comments

On Monday, March 15, 2010, I weighed 210 pounds. And I decided that I had enough. So I started a weight loss plan and joined Sparkle. Armed with solid, yet realistic goals, I dropped the first 50 pounds in about seven months. Then, I dropped ano... Read more

Success Story Confession Ė When My Eating Makes Me Sick

Sunday, January 22, 2012      16 comments

One of my biggest eating issues is binging. During my senior year of college, there were days when I ordered a 10-piece box of wings and a large pizza from the local spot for post-dinner, meaning the dinner that I ate after the two dozen or so m... Read more

My Challenges Meeting Calorie Range

Monday, January 16, 2012      5 comments

A. Night eating. One of my newer problems is night eating. I can do well nutritionally during the day, but once I go home it's all out and no control. Often, I get home, and snack/munch nonstop, which often doubles or even triples my calorie int... Read more

I Finally Made Lemonade!

Sunday, February 06, 2011      16 comments

"When life gives you lemons..." I've blogged about how difficult things have been for me financially and personally before. The support that I got has been truly uplifting. I get comments, SparkMail and SparkGoodies every single day from pe... Read more

Forgive or Not? Advice Needed!

Tuesday, January 11, 2011      59 comments

Hi, Sparkers! For those of you who read my blogs, you know that my father and I aren't at the best of terms. Not only is he controlling and emotionally abusive, but he's also made me feel miserable about my weight when I was a pre-teen and ... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 11 Beginner's Steps to Making 2011 the Year That You Lose Weight!

Friday, December 31, 2010      359 comments

I lost 56.8 pounds in 2010. I will lose the other 28.2 in 2011. Below are 11 steps for you to be a weight loss success by January 2012! 1) Become a Sparker. A Sparker is someone who is an ACTIVE member of A Sparker is not s... Read more

Join My New SparkTeam & Reach Your Resolution With This REVOLUTION!

Sunday, December 26, 2010      10 comments

If Your New Year's Resolution is To Lose Weight, Join This SparkTeam! The 2011 Resolution Revolution Challenge, Jan-Apr.
amREVOLUTION2011PartOne 2011 New Year's Resolution: Lose weight an... Read more

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