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Heavy Load
Sunday, September 23, 2018      5 comments

Hi All! 6.5 pounds. I have lost 6.5 pounds since September 6th. I would like to say that I am proud of myself...but truth is, I'm not. I have been watching what I am eating and because of the challenge I am going through the steps of wo... Read more
Small town Saturday night
Saturday, September 08, 2018      10 comments

I did a thing today...I went and hired a nutritionist. I have been making small strides to physically be more active. I am still tired. I still feel crappy. When a girlfriend was telling me about this change that she made and how it helped... Read more
Friday, August 17, 2018      3 comments

Kinda sounds like a broken record. Geez Louise. I feel like I have hopped on the wagon so many times just to jump right off as soon as it was convenient. I don't really have that option anymore. Two weeks ago, I was sent to the ER beca... Read more
I am sorry Clovers
Thursday, April 20, 2017      9 comments

I am going to start this blog apologizing to my beautiful Clovers! This week has truly been hell week for me. It is actually going on week 2! Last week, I was having so much back pain I couldn't stand up, sit down, sleep...it was just tortur... Read more
Day 2...
Tuesday, April 11, 2017      3 comments

I am on the tail end of Day 2 of feeling like crud! Every 21 days like clockwork....I am reduced to feeling like a sack of potatoes. You know that bag of potatoes that if you try to stand it up, it falls down. Repeatedly. My lower back is ... Read more
Non Scale Victories
Thursday, April 06, 2017      9 comments

It is often times easy to get discouraged when you feel like you are eating right, and adding some sort of physical activity that is out of your normal realm...You feel like you are at the top of your game. We step on the scale every morning ... Read more
Make YOU a priority
Tuesday, March 28, 2017      3 comments

At the beginning of the year, I made the choice to make some changes in my life. Both professionally and personally. I naturally tend to be quiet, until you get to know me. Once you get to know me, good luck shutting me up, LOL! Not sure h... Read more
Weekend Update
Sunday, March 19, 2017      5 comments

So I joined a gym. It was time. My best friend has been asking me to join the gym with her and I honestly couldn't afford to go to the gym that she joined. I knew that I wanted to join. And she is the perfect accountability partner. She goe... Read more
Sunday, January 01, 2017      2 comments

Hello! My name is Carol. I am 42 years old and I am from Texas. I have a wonderful husband and 3 children, a 19 year old daughter and 2 sons...16 and 13. i work full time and I love my job. I am also overweight. I lack energy and motivatio... Read more
No longer comfortable in my skin & active challenges
Tuesday, December 27, 2016      2 comments

I am officially single digit pounds from hitting 200 pounds. And I was forced to buy a bigger pant size because I was so sick and tired of not breathing in my pants. I look at myself in the mirror. I don't like what I see. If I was com... Read more
Day 2: Goals and Accountability
Tuesday, September 20, 2016      5 comments

I am a creature of habit. Always have been...always will be. And structure. I have 3 kids, without structure my world would be extra chaotic. My husband and I have opted to cut out bread, tortillas, sweets and pasta, oh and sugared beverages... Read more
Day 1
Monday, September 19, 2016      10 comments

I have reached a place that I never thought I would. I have hit 190 pounds. I am so angry at myself. I had reached my goal weight. I had done what I set out to do. But here I am again! I worked so hard to lose the weight to only gain it al... Read more
Spark Motivator
Sunday, July 21, 2013      8 comments

I earned my Spark Motivator badge 4 years ago...roughly. I seriously considered deleting my page and starting a new one. It has been a year since i have been active and I am now 2 pounds away from reaching 180 pounds. A weight that I said I w... Read more
need good juju
Monday, December 17, 2012      6 comments

Last night I decided that today was going to be a new day and boy is it ever! I was laid off from my job at the end of March this year...it has been tough! I was at my last job for 8 years and I loved it there! The only thing I dreaded was t... Read more
New beginnings
Sunday, December 16, 2012      4 comments

I joined Sparkpeople in 2008. We are nearing the end of 2012. Honestly, I haven't logged on to SP in a while. I can't and won't use the excuse that "life got in the way." I have 3 kids and a husband...life is always going to get in the way.... Read more

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