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God Healed Me From PCOS
Thursday, September 26, 2013      4 comments

I usually do not share personal information, but I felt the need to share my testimony. Back in 1995, I was diagnosed with PCOS. I was only 19 years old at the time and certainly had NO CLUE on what it really was. I lived with PCOS for abo... Read more
Focus On Your Goals
Wednesday, September 25, 2013      3 comments

I'm learning more and more that in order to achieve my goals, I must keep my focus on them. Life will sometimes throw a lot of distractions our way, but it is up to us to keep our eyes on the prize. We must see our health as being invaluable, t... Read more
Support IS a Vital Tool
Tuesday, September 03, 2013      2 comments

Hello SP World, For the past few months, I've haven't been 100% active on SP. Somehow I figured that I could walk on this journey alone, as this is how I've approached everything else in my life. In watching the Extreme Makeover: Weight Los... Read more
***A Prayerful Approach to Fear and Anger***
Thursday, June 27, 2013      7 comments

This excerpt from How to Pray When You Think You Can't offers prayer and insight to release your negative emotions. By Marci Alborghetti, New London, Connecticut In the struggle with fear and anger, it’s hard to imagine that we will ev... Read more
35 Lbs. Lost(Truly Re-Creating A New Me)
Monday, June 24, 2013      10 comments

I didn't have a chance to blog about this subject this weekend, but nevertheless here it is. To date, I've lost a total of 35 lbs. and it feels phenomenal! I started out weighing 262.6 in January 2012 (this is when I joined Weight Watchers)... Read more
***Time To Make A Change***
Friday, June 21, 2013      6 comments

Time to Make a Change Often times, making a big change in your life is necessary to move forward. Whether it’s changing careers, changing your diet, dropping toxic friends, moving to an entirely different area, or anything else, it’s not al... Read more
Consistency Quotes
Wednesday, June 19, 2013      1 comments

"Every day do something that will inch you closer to a better tomorrow." ~ Doug Firebaugh “It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives. It's what we do consistently.” ~ Anthony Robbins “Success is neither magical no... Read more
***Detox Your Mind***
Monday, June 17, 2013      6 comments

"Above all else guard your heart for it affects everything you do” (Proverbs 4:23). These days, we hear a lot about detoxing our physical bodies. Bacteria can build up. Pesticides and chemicals can get into our system. Experts recommend ... Read more
Don't Waste Time
Friday, June 14, 2013      2 comments

“If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.” ~ Bruce Lee... Read more
Perseverance Quotes
Wednesday, June 12, 2013      3 comments

“Most obstacles melt away when we make up our minds to walk boldly through them.” --Orison Swett Marden "Don't let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we ... Read more
Goals For This Week: 6/9-15/13
Monday, June 10, 2013      3 comments

I felt inspired by my great friend, MSMAKEOVER, to post my weekly goals. I think it's a good way to stay more on track. They are as follows: *Eat breakfast within two hours of waking up *Limiting carbs to NO MORE THAN 4 servings per da... Read more
Update On Mini-Challenge/Re-Challenge
Monday, June 10, 2013      4 comments

I completed four of the six challenge days. Not bad for a person who only performed ST one day a week in the previous. I will challenge myself again using the same exercises and number of reps starting this week for another two-week period. Wish... Read more
Upper-Body Workout Mini-Challenge
Tuesday, May 28, 2013      4 comments

So after analyzing my workouts over the past few months and after seeing a few of my Spark friends participating in challenges, I've decided to start my own challenge. For the next two weeks, I'm going to perform upper-body workouts 3 days per w... Read more
It Feels Good To Play
Tuesday, May 14, 2013      3 comments

For the last week and a half, I've had the pleasure of having my 5 yr. old niece and my 2 yr. old nephew with me. Needless to say, they're quite a handful, but it's a feeling I wouldn't even dream of trading in. One of our favorite activities is... Read more
FINALLY Out Of The 230s; 33 Lbs. Lost!!!
Wednesday, May 08, 2013      8 comments

It seems as if I've been stuck in the 230s range FOREVER, but I'm so happy to announce that I'm FINALLY out! Before my WI today, I had a feeling that I was going to weigh in at 229. Sure enough I was right. This has truly been a journey. I re-st... Read more

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