We're NOT "giving up"-we're EMBRACING
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 4 comments
I wrote this in a post---but wanted to "keep it" so I'm posting it also as a blog... Ok...FINALLY...back here to attempt an answer to your so poignantly, well expressed post, Jessie. You spoke for many if not all of us on this thread. NOW..... Read more
A Memorial of sorts for our BIGRICK39866
Tuesday, August 23, 2011 8 comments
A week ago last Sunday, we lost a Spark Treasure who was part of our 400(More or Less) Team for over 3 years. BIGRICK39866. He fought this obesity battle with all his heart, having gone from 978 pounds to below 675 at one point with the help of ... Read more
Graduation with a B.A for one of our Dear Spark Friends!
Monday, February 09, 2009 1 comments
I just hope lots of my dear new Friends from the other day who so honored for my "Spark Motivator of the day will see this and stop by BIGRICK39866 Sparkpage and congratulate him for having FINISHED HIS WORK for his B.A at home today! This is ... Read more
THANK YOU TO ALL for Motivator Comments!
Thursday, February 05, 2009 2 comments
I just want to say WOW!!!!...I was SOOO TOUCHED by the comments, goodies and encouragement I received having been chosen Spark Motivator of the Day! I was truly surprised and humbled and overjoyed-particularly at this time, to have such an honor... Read more
136 lbs gone-renewing effort
Monday, September 15, 2008 7 comments
I came to SP in June 06. Have since lost 165 lbs---most of that in that first year. Last Oct, I lost my "oomph"---and regained 30 of that---and have gone up and down within that 30 alllll year! But still have 136 gone... I've not lost my desi... Read more
TOPS SRD-Division One and Century Club Winner
Monday, May 19, 2008 1 comments
I have just returned from my TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) SRD-(State Recognition Day) It covers two full days, actually. This year I was again a Division Winner for the 2nd consecutive year with a loss for 2007 of 69 pounds. TOPS years go f... Read more
You are SPECIAL
Wednesday, June 27, 2007 3 comments
Hi Friends, I wrote something to **** in a Sparkmail that I have decided to instead post here-I hope you don't mind-it has things in it that I would so like to share with many of you. Read "your name" where I wrote ****. Many of you are SO SP... Read more
My day to shine after 100 lb. loss
Monday, June 04, 2007 3 comments
The following is an excerpt from a post I've just written to Friends in my regular posting boards. I wish to put it here in my blog so others may see it also. I don't blog as often as I should because I post so much of myself in my regular areas... Read more
Tuesday, April 24, 2007 1 comments
Well. My surgery-a hysterectomy, was performed April 11, 2007. I had two grapefruit size fibroids causing havoc, and cancer was also found in the lining in polyps that were there. I'm not quite sure what I know about it yet-I see an oncologis... Read more
Surgery scheduled Mar. 28
Saturday, March 17, 2007 1 comments
I finally have definitive answers about the direction we will take in dealing with my medical situation. I am scheduled for surgery-a complete hysterectomy Mar 28. There is a mass we simply cannot ignore-so I will see an oncology specialist this... Read more
Sunday, March 04, 2007 1 comments
My life is definitely in flux right now...I am still in waiting about my medical situation-I return to the Dr. Mar. 14th. I'm not feeling well, so have lost my exercise at the Wellness Center these past 2-3 weeks---I had been going 3 times a wee... Read more
Peaks and Valleys...
Saturday, February 24, 2007 0 comments
Stepping closer to the light at the end of the tunnel Hard times are inevitable--death, financial struggle, family problems, the loss of a job, depression--all of these tough times are just seasons. Abraham Lincoln once said, "This too shal... Read more
ONE HUNDRED POUNDS GONE!
Thursday, February 08, 2007 2 comments
Oh my! A whole week has passed since achieving my milestone and I have not written about it here!---BUT---the reason for that is because I HAVE shared it so much on the boards I post in such as my home thread, the 400+ thread, the introductory b... Read more
Change is HARD!
Thursday, February 01, 2007 0 comments
I've been talking about my struggles this week in both places I post-hate to do it here, too, but need to update my blog. I'm having a REAL conflict in my life right now in just about every area I desire change. It's really been tough---but exci... Read more
Thru the storm...
Friday, January 19, 2007 0 comments
I stated last time I wrote I hoped I'd made it thru my time of "pause"...I was SO AFRAID I had lost my ability to keep on going...I'd given myself the holidays---and then couldn't get back! It REALLY FRIGHTENED me!...things were still very slipp... Read more
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