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This year after so many other numerous new year resolutions of losing weight I am actually making a true leap to really get there. I have always been over weight. The last time I was any where near the weight I was supposed to be was 3rd grade. In my sophomore year of High School I weighed 232 lbs. In 2004 I weighed 287 lbs. Now I weigh 324 lbs. At my most I was 338 lbs.

I am going to use this blog as a way for me to track my ups and downs and find out what really works for me. I am not trying anyone type of diet, but rather searching through them all and pulling what I can use to stay healthy for the rest of my life. This isn't going to be a get thin in 6 month trip...the things I do have to last in the long-term or I will end up quitting and ending up right back where I started or worse off.

Sunday, July 10, 2011

The Spark

I originally joined back in August 4, 2009. Unfortunately I didn't do jack shit with it. To my detriment of course. I can't say that my actually using the program back then would have done any good. The would've, should've, could've's and all that, but I have recently become active at the site after almost two years of leaving it dormant.

The sparkpeople program has a lot of benefits in the nutrition, fitness, tracking, and community avenues. I am slowly walking this road and have had to reexamine my original goals that I set up in January. The original goals aren't lofty or unrealistic, but perhaps I just didn't posses all that I should have.

I feel more connected by using I am on teams with other people who are walking the same path that I am. Who will probably go through the same set backs that I will and I like that alot. The not feeling alone part has really given me a new vision to work towards.

I recently purchased The Spark by Chris Downie in the kindle version on for $1.99. What a deal. I am a nook girl myself, but I wanted to save money, so I just downloaded it on my phone. Great investment so far.

My goals are completely set, but I wanted to post about my new (well new as in using it) pathway that I found in More on the program to come in a later post.

Motivational Quote from
People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Live, Love, and Laugh...Often,


1 comment:

  1. I remember you talking about I'm dying to know more about it. Will you be doing a review on the website and book?

    I think I'll be checking it out.

    We all suffer from giving up, but the point is to get back on it. I'm glad you didn't totally give up and you are trying again. That what I like about you...very determine, no matter how much times you fall, you get right back up.