RAVEN227's Blogs

The perfect JOLT I needed!
Sunday, April 03, 2011      7 comments

My friends and I vacationed in San Francisco during the week. Normally on vacation I am the one who gets up and workout on a daily basis. On this trip I was determined to REST!!! no working out, no checking emails, NO WORKING period.... Nee... Read more
Motivated and Ready to get with the program!
Friday, March 18, 2011      3 comments

Hello Spark friends, I haven't felt this motivated in quite a while. I have been reading blogs and cruising spark pages. It makes me feel good to know my sister friends out here in spark land are doing the darn thing.... I am shouting ou... Read more
Dr's visit
Friday, March 11, 2011      6 comments

Hello sparkfriends, As promised an update on my doctor's visit on March 8th... It went better than I could have ever expected. My blood sugar (hba1c) dropped by 3 points which is AWESOME. My weight did not change much, per the doctor she... Read more
New Month....New Goals
Tuesday, March 01, 2011      3 comments

Hello Spark friends, I decided to set a goal for the month of March, which includes working out 5 times a week for the entire month. I must admit, I have truly fallen off and my weight has creeped back up. I am not going to make excuses, I am ... Read more
Monday, February 14, 2011      2 comments

I got up this morning, put my chicken in the oven and hit the gym...I HAD to go to the gym. I have been working 12 to 16 hours lately and I had to make time for myself. It felt good hitting the gym and getting a good run in....I also packed my b... Read more
Doctors visit 2/1/11
Wednesday, February 02, 2011      13 comments

Hello spark friends, I went to see a new doctor (endocrinologist) on yesterday. I wanted to see a specialist because I have been losing the same 5 to 10 pounds for the last 16 months...this is not normal. My new doctor ran several test and... Read more
Monday, January 03, 2011      6 comments

Hello SP friends, HAPPY NEW YEAR to each of you.... I woke up this morning and decided TODAY is the THE DAY! I have a church home, but just wasn't being fed there (spiritually). I have been visiting a church for almost a year and deci... Read more
Mentally prepared
Tuesday, December 28, 2010      8 comments

Hello spark friends, I KNOW that I am an EMOTIONAL eater, the last few weeks, I have experienced the opposite. I used to eat when I was stressed out and going through something, but as of lately, I have NOT been eating at all.....NOT good. ... Read more
Working out
Tuesday, December 14, 2010      3 comments

I made it a point to workout on yesterday, after missing one whole week in the gym, I paid for it. I struggled through my 45 minute work out, but made it through. I am looking forward to getting a workout in again today.... ... Read more
Saturday, December 11, 2010      1 comments

Hello spark friends, Sorry, I have been MIA this week. I feel like I have lost my spark, but I am trying to get it back. The great thing for me, is that I have not gained pound. I am happy about that. For some reason, I have not had an app... Read more
Making it happen
Friday, December 03, 2010      8 comments

Hello spark friends, it has been a while since I last posted a blog. I just wanted to let you all know I am not on the boards as much as I used to be, but I am still making it happen. I set a goal to lose 20 pounds by the end of the year and I a... Read more
Preparing for a new month
Sunday, October 31, 2010      6 comments

Today is the last day of October and I set a goal to lose 20 pounds by the end of the year. I am almost halfway to that goal. I have been trying to come up with a game plan for November. The hardest part of losing weight is getting your min... Read more
Rejuvenated and focused
Sunday, October 17, 2010      10 comments

I had to take time to step back and refocus on me. I can honestly tell you all I was losing Veronica one day at a time. When I think about it, I was busy handling something for everyone, but me. I went into deep prayer because I did not li... Read more
Friday, October 15, 2010      13 comments

I need to vent today. I am working so hard to lose weight and the scale is starting to go in the wrong direction. I am dealing with so much stress and eating my problems away. As hard as I work out it is starting to feel worthless. I... Read more
WIN week 2 wish list
Friday, October 08, 2010      3 comments

The challenge this week is to make a wish list for myself for this holiday season. My list includes becoming healthier and to stop being so hard on myself. A few things have been hindering my weight loss and STRESS is at the top of ... Read more

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