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1/3 through the journey!
Tuesday, June 26, 2007      0 comments

I started the journey needing to lose around 150 lbs. Now that I have lost 51 lbs I have completed 1/3 of the journey to reach my utopia goal of reaching 130 lbs. I have been so blessed along the way, with the tools sparks provides, with encoura... Read more
1/2 done
Saturday, June 23, 2007      2 comments

I am on day 11 of my 21 day purification diet. I can have some chicken tonight with my veggies. I was down another 2.2 lbs today, which means I have now lost 51 lbs total! YEAH Thank you God!! I am feeling very good, and have more self confidenc... Read more
First cleanse weigh in
Saturday, June 16, 2007      2 comments

My first official weigh in was today since starting my 21 day cleanse on Wednesday. I was down 2.2 lbs from my lowest weight, and 3.2 lbs since last weigh in. I am surprised at how well it has went so far. Have had some cravings for sweets and m... Read more
Re-committed - again.
Tuesday, May 29, 2007      2 comments

I feel re-energized and re-committed. I'm logging more again, Exercising more again, and tracking my food better again. This weeks weigh-in was at 233.6, which is back down to my spark low. Now to keep the scale going in the right direction... Read more
Been slacking
Friday, May 11, 2007      0 comments

I've been slacking and I can tell. The weight loss has really slowed. I can tell my motivation has dwindled, and I have a hard time logging in. I need to step back up to the plate and get going again! I sure don't want to lose the ground I have ... Read more
Woo Hoo, broke 45 lb block
Saturday, April 07, 2007      1 comments

Seems I have been stuck in the 40 - 45 lb loss range forever. (I realize it hasn't really been that long, but it has felt like it!) This morning I was down 46 lbs! Yeah!! GOD IS GOOD AND FAITHFUL! Sometimes it is hard to believe that he cares ab... Read more
First Gain
Sunday, March 18, 2007      0 comments

I have been with Sparks now for about 5 months and this is the first time I have posted a gain at a weigh-in. It was very sad. I was tempted to ignore it and play like this week didn't happen, but I have seen this trend before and refuse to be d... Read more
Making Progress
Saturday, March 03, 2007      1 comments

I can tell I am making progress, slow yet steady. I have went from morbidly obese to just obese. I can workout much longer and others are noticing I have lost weight. I have now lost more than 15% of my highest body weight. I actually took a sip... Read more
4 Months and going strong!
Saturday, February 17, 2007      1 comments

I have now been with Sparks for 4 months. Yes, it has been 4 months since I turned my diet and exercise habits over to God, and that very day ran across SparkPeople. Both changed my life for the positive. * I am now more than 40 lbs lighte... Read more
God is Good!
Saturday, February 10, 2007      0 comments

My God is so good. I want to praise his name for all he has done for me. He has been my strength and my will-power throughout this lifestyle journey. Without him I would not be 39 pounds lighter at this point. I want to thank you Lord for holdin... Read more
Feeling Good
Friday, February 02, 2007      1 comments

Here it is Groundhog day. It has been a rather cold winter compared to most Texas winters. I must say I am hoping it is time for things to start warming up, which I say with hesitation, knowing how hot it can get here. So far the weight is still... Read more
3 Months at SP
Wednesday, January 17, 2007      1 comments

I have now been a member of Sparkpeople for 3 months now. During that time I have lost over 30 lbs. I have started exercising on a regular basis. I am now eating healthier, and have met some great friends. I am on track to reach my final goal.... Read more