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Welcome to my sparkpage. I've been away for awhile but I've been semi-sparking for the past month or so; walking, trying to be aware of what I eat. I'm down 15 Ibs today; woohoo! (25 Ibs now)
I've been asking God to help me lose weight. (Thanks, God). I've also been visualizing my goal weight, in 10-20 ib increments. For example, when I weighed 285, I visualized 275, then 265, then 260. Now i'm 260 and am visualizing 240 ;-).

The D key on my computer is sticking so I'll apologize here for any missing D's, lol.

A lot has happened since I last posted. My Mom has fully recovered from stage 4 throat cancer, and then a bout with bladder cancer last year. The bladder cancer came back, this fall, but the tumors were successfully removed. Mom is now on her 3rd week of a preventative chemo treatment, and so far, no side effects, thank God. We're all praying that she will remain cancer free from now on.

I published one of my books, a contemporary, humorous children's book called The REAL Poop! A Cassandra Matthews Adventure. It's now available on Amazon, and at Coles bookstore in my hometown.
My first book signing went well, and I recently had to bring in more books to the bookstore because my books sold out; woohoo!

If you know a child who loves animals and hates injustice, check out my book.



Member Since: 12/27/2006

Fitness Minutes: 4,693

My Goals:
*To become healthier.
*To gain more stamina/become more energetic.
*To lose 120 Ibs.
*To feel like myself again.

My Program:
Visualize weight goals in 20 Ib increments.

Participate in 2 week low carb challenge at dietdoctor.com.

Play Xbox Kinect or walk at least 3 times per week.

Personal Information:
My name is Kat, and I'm from Northern Ontario, Canada.

I work at home as a writer, and am the proud "mom" of furry, feathered, and finned "babies".

I love swimming, rowing...anything to do with water, basically.

When my asthma's not bad, I enjoy walking and playing kinect. If I had the money, I'd buy the HTC Vive Virtual Reality and a good computer...but I don't so I have to wait for a cheap version to come out, lol.

Other Information:
Favorite books: Anything by Lucy Maud Montgomery, Steven King, Stephen White, and my own book...The REAL Poop! A Cassandra Matthews Adventure.

Favorite TV shows: Castle, Grey's Anatomy, Reba, Everybody Loves Raymond.

Favorite colour: blue and yellow

Favorite fruit: Pomegranite.

Favorite veggie: snow peas.

Favorite drink: water.

Pet Peeve: when I drop/spill things...usually on my new tops.

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  • v no profile image SMITHJENN81
    could you help me out? I'm trying to win a contest that will help me pay for a wedding...could you go vote @ www.brickfish.com/jls8615
    I have 5 days left to win...you can vote daily...please help me & get all your friends to help too...
    4242 days ago
    Hey Kat!! How are you? Been away from Spark for almost 2 months and decided to check back in and no one has been on the page since my last comment. Hope all is well with you and your "babies". Take care and hope to hear from you.
    4352 days ago
    Kat, your dolls are amazing. My daughter likes Pebbles!!!!
    How big are they? Do they wear preemie size or newborn clothes?
    Have fun swimming tomorrow!!

    4564 days ago
    You are doing a great job. Keep working hard!
    4713 days ago
    Hi Kat,

    Nice of you to say hello, I am really enjoying the message boards and all the enthusiasm and comments and support that everyone sends each other.
    The beach is nice but I would rather live out in the country by a river like you. I love to be secluded with trees all around. The sunrises are nice on the beach while I am walking (and the seabreezes) but it is just too busy and I hate the sand at times because once you are sticky it is so hard to get off.
    Anyway, keep up the good work and hope to hear from you again soon,

    4822 days ago
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