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My 2 year Sparks anniversary
Monday, March 07, 2011      5 comments

Wow! 2 years ago today I set out to change my ways to a healthier lifestyle. My how time flies! For the first year I was quite successful. I lost 50 pounds and quit smoking. I tracked my food and exercise without fail. Then I started slacking of... Read more
FSC cigarettes NOT for me
Saturday, November 14, 2009      8 comments

Enough is enough! More chemicals being added to cigarettes making them "fire safe" has finally convinced me that it is time to stop! For awhile now I have been wanting to quit smoking, but the thought of giving up a 35 year habit was overwhelmin... Read more
Reality strikes!
Tuesday, October 13, 2009      4 comments

I have been on my journey for a little over 6 months now. So far, I have lost 48 lbs. and am happy with my effort. However, I have realized today that I am not going to reach my 150 lb. weight by my goal date of November 15th. Losing 20 lbs. in... Read more
Tuesday, March 24, 2009      2 comments

I have Tuesdays off from work so that I can watch American Idol (I know, way behind the times, no tivo!). This is about the only t.v. I watch now that I have begun my fitness program. Tonight, when I sat down and turned on the t.v. to watch this... Read more
Monday, March 23, 2009      1 comments

I made it to onederville! This morning's weekly weigh in I was 197. That was 8 lbs gone this past week and a total of 21 lbs in the 4 weeks since I started trying. I am feeling so good lately it is amazing me. If I had known I would feel better ... Read more
My reward
Sunday, March 22, 2009      0 comments

I bought a new digital scale today as a reward for my progress. I am excited to weigh in tomorrow morning. I know the results are gonna be good! I can tell that I have lost a few more pounds. So far, so good!... Read more
Bet I'm gonna be sore....
Friday, March 20, 2009      1 comments

I rode a bicycle for 30 minutes today! That is the first time I have been on a bike for I can't recall how many years. Boy, was I huffing and puffing. But it felt really good! And the best part, when I logged it in the fitness tracker, seeing th... Read more
Tuesday, March 17, 2009      1 comments

For the first time since I began tracking my food here, I went over my calorie goal for today (Monday). I thought I was doing good with my choices for the day. And all except for one item, I did. At the last minute, I decided to throw in some ar... Read more
Wow! I'm stuffed!
Thursday, March 12, 2009      3 comments

emoticon It's amazing to me the amount of food I must eat now that I am making healthy choices. I just finish... Read more