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30 day challenge No Fast Food
8/1/2014 11:05:33 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Today I started this challenge. The first days not to bad I have to plan my meals for a change instead of on the fly....  Read more


First appointment was yesterday with weight loss surgery DR
7/30/2014 1:41:51 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I went to the appointment yesterday. I met with the Dr and the dietician. I'm learning a lot from the process. I have started a more healthy diet and...  Read more


Thinking about weight loss options-surgery ? If so sleeve or bypass?
7/27/2014 8:57:59 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I made several healthy choices today. I had 5 glasses of water instead of drinking diet pop. I went on a walk with my daughter after lunch. If I could...  Read more


Excited about new job but weight gain has me considering bariatric surgery
7/23/2014 12:00:55 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I learned even more about dementia and I am looking forward to using my new knowledge on the job. We learned that verbal is the least effective way t...  Read more


Trying again!
7/11/2014 8:33:49 AM,  8 COMMENTS

A lot has gone on in my life since I was last on here! So, I am trying again! Over that time, I gained 5#. Up and down! I have left emotions g...  Read more


One Year, 100 Pounds Later
7/10/2014 12:28:45 PM,  34 COMMENTS

Today is the anniversary of my healthy lifestyle. I can`t believe how much my body has changed in one year! One hundred pounds released forever! I`m o...  Read more


Learning what it means to be hungry
7/3/2014 11:00:22 PM,  0 COMMENTS

The past couple days I've been doing partial fasts. I find in doing so that it's like hitting a "restart" button for my eating habits. It wasn't too h...  Read more


Depressed and trying to make a come back
6/18/2014 12:14:02 PM,  10 COMMENTS

I have not made a blog entry or done very much posting for awhile. I have been very depressed and stressed. I have gained weight. I still walk and ke...  Read more


Back in the saddle
6/11/2014 9:09:49 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I am back after re-gaining 14 lbs and climbing. Today I had some disappointing news. I noticed a spike in my sugar intake. Surprise, surprise! Anyway,...  Read more


Feeling productive and motivated (6 month look back)
6/1/2014 6:26:52 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I have spent the day cleaning out the fridge, freezer, and pantry. Went to the store and stocked up on fresh fruit and veggies for my husband and dau...  Read more


God will transform the situation when we make the sacrifice.
5/31/2014 7:12:34 PM,  3 COMMENTS

It's all about sacrifice, isn't it? We have to give up something in order to get something. To get work done, we sacrifice time spent in leisure. We s...  Read more


In Remembrance of Maya Angelou
5/29/2014 12:04:48 PM,  13 COMMENTS

RIP April 4, 1928 - May 28, 2014...  Read more


"Greater love has no one than this..."
5/26/2014 7:50:09 PM,  11 COMMENTS

In Honor of our servicemen & veterans, remember their sacrifice. 232 Have a Happy Memorial Day! 232 ...  Read more


day off
5/26/2014 7:20:30 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I've had a pretty lazy day but did get about an hour of housework done. My husband is making his posole for dinner so the house smells yummy! I have...  Read more


nearing the end of 5%
5/24/2014 2:54:49 PM,  8 COMMENTS

One week left in the 5% challenge. I am very proud of my loss this time, this will probably be the closest I've ever come to losing my 5% during a ch...  Read more


Be Careful What You Ask For...
5/11/2014 2:31:06 AM,  15 COMMENTS

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Christian Humor: Hymns for Christians over 75 years old
5/1/2014 9:58:48 AM,  20 COMMENTS

* Give Me the Old Timers Religion * Precious Lord, Take My Hand, And Help Me Up * Just a Slower Walk with Thee * Go Tell It on the Moun...  Read more


Cuba 2014
4/15/2014 9:49:50 PM,  3 COMMENTS

The nine of us were supposed to be met at the airport by a 17 seat van. This was Cuba...the van was broke down and we were met by a 7 seat van a...  Read more


Snow, sick kid, NSV
4/14/2014 11:27:42 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Now my baby girl has c diff. She's had it before. But it doesn't surprise me since she's been on an antibiotic pretty much constantly since the end...  Read more


Chronic Battle Between Mind & Body
4/7/2014 6:56:19 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Having Chronic pain and illness takes it toll. My mind and body battle each other and sometimes it seems like I battle against them both. There i...  Read more


new medicine, possible fast??
4/7/2014 1:56:57 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Well my doctor didn't put me on insulin, wanted me to try a new pill first. Invokana. It works like Byetta and Victoza, but is a pill instead of inj...  Read more


Day 21/ 100 day challenge to a new you
4/6/2014 8:22:16 AM,  3 COMMENTS

My last 2 days I haven't been truly working my program. Not sure if waking up on Friday and seeing 7 new inches of snow, not having food in the house...  Read more


What does my craving look like? A bratty version of myself!
4/3/2014 4:44:51 PM,  2 COMMENTS

The question to ponder today is what my craving looks like. The first time I went through "Made to Crave," I think it looked like a big comfy couch, s...  Read more


Day 17 / 100 day challenge to a new you
4/2/2014 8:46:49 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I am doing great. I have tracked my food for 17 days, most days I get in at least 8 glasses of water, most days I get out walking, and I have started...  Read more


There is power in the name of Jesus = I made it through the day
4/1/2014 9:34:27 PM,  5 COMMENTS

The song "Break Every Chain" has been in my head for days now, and I think I know why. God knows that I need Jesus' power to break my slavery to food...  Read more


I hope I'm not an April Fool to re-start "Made to Crave" on April 1st!
3/31/2014 10:56:38 PM,  1 COMMENTS

It's been a while since I've bee an active on SparkPeople. I have been entering fitness minutes, so it's not like I've been sluggish. But my eating ha...  Read more


Day 14- I made it through the weekend
3/30/2014 8:50:42 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I can't remember the last time I can say I had a good weekend with food. I stayed in my calorie range, didn't eat mindlessly at all. The sun has bee...  Read more


Remembering Mom
3/30/2014 7:01:43 PM,  24 COMMENTS

My mom passed away at 3:45 AM Eight of my nine children, my husband, and I were with her most of the night. Here are some pictures to remember her las...  Read more


Day13 / 100days to a new you challenge
3/29/2014 8:32:18 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Today is day 13 and it falls on a weekend, the toughest days for me. This past week has been good, I met most of my goals that I set for myself. I a...  Read more


SPRING CLEANING: Every little Step Helps!
3/26/2014 6:44:17 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Have you Ever felt that way? C'on admit it...okay maybe I am the weird one. Anyhow I tend to let things pile up and then I feel overwhelmed; thi...  Read more


Day 9 / 100 day challenge
3/25/2014 9:36:40 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I increased my goals this week and have met them for the last 2 days. Walk to work, only 2 blocks Drink 8 glasses of water Pack and eat bre...  Read more


Week 1 summary / 100 day challenge
3/23/2014 8:19:04 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Not a bad first week of my 100 day challenge. I worried about the weekend, I do lots of mindless eating due to boredom. I tracked my food, worked on...  Read more


3/20/2014 11:41:57 AM,  26 COMMENTS

Today is International Day of Happiness! The International Day of Happiness is celebrated throughout the world on 20 March. It was establis...  Read more


Day 3 of 100 day challenge
3/19/2014 10:27:24 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I started a 100 day challenge- set my end date - here I go. My first day didn't go as planned but I started back the next day and now have 2 days do...  Read more


Thank you, SP
3/18/2014 8:54:18 AM,  22 COMMENTS

A parting gift, if you will. From a $10 prize on the wheel I ordered the set of dvd's from Coach Nicole. "Fit, Firm and Fired Up" and "Cardio Blast"...  Read more


8 week update
3/15/2014 12:52:30 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Well, I can't believe 8 weeks has flown by. I did lose about a pound, and really overall since the beginning of the year I have lost 7 pounds. It's...  Read more


Spiritual Spring Cleaning
3/14/2014 4:38:21 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Here I am spring cleaning my home bit by little bit. Someone mentioned she had come across an article about spiritual spring cleaning. Of course it...  Read more


Joy and Prayer Journal 3/14/14
3/14/2014 10:03:35 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Joy is...... ...finally starting to feel better after over a week of sinus infection and laryngitis ...snuggling with my son ....  Read more


Joy Journal 3/13/14
3/13/2014 10:23:01 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Joy is.......... son asking to hold my hand, then eagerly pulling me toward Kindergarten round up. ......  Read more


3/13/2014 7:35:10 AM,  14 COMMENTS

Well, almost. It's getting easier! I ate a grahm cracker yesterday. Not only did it taste very sweet to me, I didn't reach for another! I...  Read more


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