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  • Fresh Start

    1/19/2018 5:36:39 AM, by JENNIFERQUINLAN

    Sounds more optimistic than I feel. Reality is more like this: It's 4:30am. I'm tired/not tired. If I did go to bed, my boyfriend's snoring wo... Read more

  • Week 2 is going well!

    1/19/2018 3:39:38 AM, by FITRESHA

    I've gotten in 3 workouts in 4 days and I'm feeling pretty good! My eating has not been the best over the last 2 SNOW days! What is it about snow... Read more

  • Lapse, relapse, collapse

    1/19/2018 1:39:15 AM, by FNIGHT

    A lapse isn't bad, you can recover. A relapse isn't the end, you can recover. Avoid the collapse because you restart after that one and many time... Read more

  • T.v. show hits me right in the gut!

    1/18/2018 11:27:18 PM, by LOSING_FOR_LIFE

    So I sit here watching My 600 pound life! Oh my goodness tonight's episode is hitting me smack in the face! I am not 600 but as she tells her sto... Read more

  • Starving!

    1/18/2018 9:45:06 PM, by CHISIREYES

    I had dinner and I’m starting. Wanna eat Cheetos so badly! Maybe I’ll just have a cheese stick.... Read more

  • I don't know where she gets it from

    1/18/2018 5:42:32 PM, by TIKITAMI

    I suggested to my husband he try aquafit and much to my surprise he agreed. Ironically my daughter called later that day and asked if I wanted... Read more

  • you think your alone

    1/18/2018 4:41:12 PM, by LOSING_FOR_LIFE

    so i came home after work…opened the door. went to turn around and there is a squirrel staring at me from the back of the couch!!!! OMG.. it is t... Read more

  • Losing it finally, but why?

    1/18/2018 3:56:52 PM, by CWILSON88

    I swore off New Year's Resolutions this year. Not going to make them. I started in early December looking at how I found even the most minor even... Read more

  • Good Morning Day4

    1/18/2018 10:21:57 AM, by AEAGLE65

    No blog entry for yesterday--(Day #3) Teenagers missed the bus to school, I was not prepped and ready to do rounds with the Doctor because I te... Read more

  • Enjoying the calories

    1/17/2018 10:04:43 PM, by FNIGHT

    Today was a good day. After I logged everything I discovered that I was short on carbs, fat, and calories for the day. Enjoying half a multi gr... Read more

  • Four Years Later

    1/17/2018 8:34:40 PM, by CYROBINSON

    Still struggling with weight but finally looking to improve eating and health than loose weight. Switched to vegan diet after visiting Dr. and wa... Read more

  • Checking In

    1/17/2018 7:49:08 PM, by FILMINGLIFE

    I haven’t checked in in a while. I seem to have beaten the nightly binge eating by forcing myself to go to bed at 9 every night whether I’m tired... Read more

  • Fear of exercise.

    1/17/2018 3:13:27 PM, by LOSING_FOR_LIFE

    I used to love to walk…as long as there wasn't to many hills i could walk for hours. Then Dec 31st 2013 happened. Driving home from work (it had ... Read more

  • Day 8

    1/17/2018 8:22:19 AM, by DARLINGD1970

    Weight in was Monday and I was pumped to see a loss. I know the first week is normally water weight however it does feel better to be that much l... Read more

  • Have you ever missed a day?

    1/17/2018 7:49:16 AM, by FITRESHA

    I literally just looked at the calendar and saw it was Wednesday! What happened to Tuesday?? LOL Really, it seems that I just posted about compl... Read more

  • Day 2

    1/17/2018 7:45:23 AM, by PARAMEDIC_GIRL

    Day 2 was much better. As a paramedic I have regular partners that I work with. I found out that if I let them know that I am trying to lose weig... Read more

  • I feel like I could use a nap

    1/16/2018 9:56:02 PM, by MZWRIGHT220

    It's pretty late now, I have been waiting for a UPS delivery that did not come. Sad face.... Read more

  • Never fear!

    1/16/2018 7:27:47 PM, by IMIN2GENES

    For those of you who were worried... just a reminder, I AM working with both my doctor and a nutritionist/trainer. It's not some kind of a u... Read more

  • Getting it done!

    1/16/2018 1:56:56 PM, by KACURTIS75

    So far, I have lost 11 pounds in two weeks. While this is great, I want to make sure I am doing what I need to for food. I had been drinking a pr... Read more

  • Losing weight is like ... going to law school?

    1/16/2018 12:42:30 PM, by GCALLAN

    And just like that another year is gone without the results I intended. My last blog entry was January 2011. During this time I have enrol... Read more

  • Good Morning! Day 2

    1/16/2018 9:05:01 AM, by AEAGLE65

    wake up with good mind set....CHECK! Prepped my lunch to take to work ........CHECK! *No soda pop today, waterbottle with me instead////CH... Read more

  • Keep busy

    1/16/2018 8:05:14 AM, by FR8TRAIN9

    Idle time is my demise if I remain busy I have no time for disaster so a busy day at my shop and the gym... Read more

  • My first day

    1/16/2018 7:47:19 AM, by PARAMEDIC_GIRL

    Yesterday was my first day of trying to lose weight. It was a struggle to stay on my healthy eating plan. I started off by eating my overnight oa... Read more

  • Week 1 DONE!

    1/16/2018 12:21:02 AM, by FITRESHA

    I have completed an entire week of my healthy fitness journey! I can tell a drastic difference in the way I move and feel. I actually move better... Read more

  • Feeling good today

    1/15/2018 10:38:19 PM, by MZWRIGHT220

    292 Calories burned... Read more

  • New Beginnings

    1/15/2018 9:18:10 PM, by AEAGLE65

    If Nothing changes....nothing changes! GOALS: 1) Be more positive, less overthinking/negative 2) Less Stress, *Improve budget/finances *Eng... Read more

  • life in limbo

    1/15/2018 9:05:13 PM, by MRSKATEDUVALL

    so while I wait for the insurance to decide that a BMI of 46, and years of desperation diets qualifies for my surgery, I am busy with life. I hav... Read more

  • Success! I'm making progress...

    1/15/2018 5:57:46 PM, by IMIN2GENES

    I've decided to make a full on 100% commitment to making a complete lifestyle change. Whatever I was doing, wasn't working. I was spending ... Read more

  • Day 1

    1/15/2018 12:04:10 PM, by JOANNA0874

    Growing up I never had weight issues. I was 5’5 and 125. After 3 kids, 2 divorces, and a high stress job, I became an emotional eater. Now I’... Read more

  • Willpower and How To Have It

    1/15/2018 11:28:40 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    I’m not full of willpower, but I am willful, wh... Read more

  • Only?

    1/15/2018 9:33:02 AM, by TIKITAMI

    After the two rounds of ice storms we've had it was confusing to see blue sky and warm weather yesterday. My husband and I stood at the window... Read more

  • Did I take on too much?

    1/15/2018 9:21:40 AM, by KACURTIS75

    This past spring, I sold my house and my mother invited me and my 2 teens into her home until I was able to become a bit more sturdy financial wi... Read more

  • Day 55 - The notebook

    1/15/2018 8:20:48 AM, by CMCCLELLAN521

    I was cleaning out some items yesterday and came across one of my old notebooks. I knew that the notebook was old; I just didn't realize how old... Read more

  • Steelers

    1/15/2018 7:29:44 AM, by FR8TRAIN9

    What can I say there is always next year... Read more

  • Starting my third week.

    1/14/2018 11:33:31 PM, by MSEMBERSTORM

    Well I am starting my third week. I have made progress even if it is slow. I have been sick most of the last three weeks but still at least did... Read more

  • Feel bad that it has been a week since I last blogged!

    1/14/2018 7:44:30 PM, by GEEKGIRL67

    After Tuesday, it was BUSY! Monday, was my health assessment at work. I found I lost weight, but was depressed that my health assessment said m... Read more

  • Feel proud of myself.

    1/14/2018 3:37:41 PM, by SHRINKINGMUM

    I lost big for me this week too. Lost 1.1 kgs (2.4 lbs) yayyyyyyy. And I got awards from my fabulous team This award goes to tho... Read more

  • This is my year

    1/14/2018 2:00:21 PM, by MZWRIGHT220

    The gym life or working out, getting it in anyway. Eating right. This weight will come off.... Read more

  • recap, what a week

    1/14/2018 1:16:03 PM, by MRSKATEDUVALL

    A recap and update.. Well- if I was to recreate a version of Hell and Hades, I would, like Dante, create different levels. And on one level you... Read more

  • Slipped the last year, well I'm back and Ready!!

    1/14/2018 8:58:39 AM, by DTONSTAD

    Last year I was down 146 lbs, I was so proud of myself. The 2016 holidays, 2 family funerals this last year and I gained 50 lbs back. I've been s... Read more

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