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Alcohol- my once friend
Thursday, July 17, 2008      2 comments

"I am Ukrainian. Drinking is in my blood." This used to be a phrase that I used to say to most people when I was about to hit a night of partying. It is a phrase that most Slavs like to carry in their back pocket...and it is true, I can hold my ... Read more
More than Numbers
Thursday, June 05, 2008      0 comments

Every day I look at the scale and sometimes its down and sometimes its up. But on the overall- its obviously going down. I'm approximately 43lbs from where I started. This is a massive weight loss. More than I have ever lost before in my life. A... Read more
There are 52 weeks in a year-thats a long time
Thursday, May 15, 2008      1 comments

It has been exactly 4 months since I started Spark. I started losing weight about 5.5 months ago and a month in I found a consistent motivator in this website and the Spark people. In these four months I have lost 38 lbs. I am amazed. The r... Read more
Legs like tree stumps
Monday, May 05, 2008      2 comments

So I live with my grandmother, who is a wonderful Eastern European woman who is nearing 90 and comes out with witty proverbs and illustrative adages. She is someone who never hides her thoughts and is completely open with those she loves. L... Read more
April flowers...bring
Thursday, April 17, 2008      1 comments

They bring a lot more people outside, including me. So I am close to my april end goal of 223, being at 225. But I can feel myself getting tired of going to the gym every day and I just want to slow down a bit. But I know I have to keep plugging... Read more
Back from Vacation.
Tuesday, March 11, 2008      0 comments

I was in Germany and France for a month and a half and have now returned home. I was really worried that during this time I would gain weight or stay consistent. What happened was wonderful though....I lost weight...not as much if I stayed at ho... Read more
visual resources
Thursday, January 24, 2008      2 comments

So I just read an article that said that visual stimulants help with losing weight and that if you have one your chances of losing weight are better. Once again, I'm amused that I have to play arts and crafts to a certain extent to lose weight. ... Read more
to the beginning-
Thursday, January 17, 2008      1 comments

I am somewhat cynical about all of this. Its a bizarre idea that a person (I) has to write entries on the WEB to motivate oneself (myself) to lose weight. Is this what I have to do...to get me where I want to be. Well if it is....come hell or hi... Read more