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A Guy!!!
4/17/2014 9:22:43 PM,  3 COMMENTS

A guy broke into my apartment last week. He didn't take the TV, just the remote. Now he drives by and changes the channels. Sick Beastard!!! ...  Read more


Making Paleo FUDGE...and eating pickle chips
4/17/2014 8:41:35 PM,  2 COMMENTS

OMG!! My kitchen smells SO good right now. I found a recipe for paleo crockpot fudge from and decided to give it a try....  Read more


Conquered the Evil Elliptical Machine!
4/17/2014 12:58:25 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Been away for about two years from SP, and missed it, but didn't want to be a Debbie Downer like I had become before my "hiatus." Well, now I'm back...  Read more


Doing good...
4/17/2014 12:56:34 PM,  0 COMMENTS

....yesterday's fbs was 116, today's was 99!!!!!! Doing something right!!!! Using SP food n fitness tracker....logging ALL food....feeling good!!!! ...  Read more


Thursday lament.
4/17/2014 11:42:09 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I want to go for a walk, but I don't want anybody to see me and I don't want to go alone. I have lived in this town for 3-4 years and I don't hav...  Read more


The winter that would not end
4/17/2014 11:22:57 AM,  5 COMMENTS

So, its the middle of April and last night we got a fresh coating of at least 6 inches of snow. Now, I love snow, but this is getting a bit ridiculou...  Read more


Amazing the power in a single pound
4/17/2014 11:16:03 AM,  6 COMMENTS

This morning I woke up feeling in control and excited. It took me awhile to figure out what was causing that. I get up at 4:30. No one is excited a...  Read more


Ready set GO!
4/17/2014 9:47:29 AM,  1 COMMENTS

224 It is time to get serious about this journey. I am going to get below 300 pounds this month. I have a plan. The most important thing is that I nee...  Read more


my sob story
4/17/2014 7:18:46 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Still trying to keep the main focus on the smaller goal, yet my mind still slips into looking to far into this and what if I just lose one more pound...  Read more


Paleo/Primal eating
4/16/2014 11:13:13 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I have more energy, need less coffee without creamer even, and don't have that "bloat" feeling anymore. Healthy foods are starting to taste good, eve...  Read more


the beginning
4/16/2014 10:31:23 PM,  6 COMMENTS

This week I want to go to bed at a reasonable time, make my lunch to take to work and start believing in me. ...  Read more


Looking from the inside out.................
4/16/2014 8:06:10 PM,  1 COMMENTS

happy spring......  Read more


No Excuses
4/16/2014 7:40:55 PM,  1 COMMENTS

This is my motto right now. I didn't want to go for a walk today, but walk/jogged 2 miles and I jogged more than I ever have. I have arthritic knee...  Read more


One Night!!!
4/16/2014 4:03:28 PM,  9 COMMENTS

One night a lady came home from her weekly prayer meeting, found she was being robbed, and she shouted out, "Acts 2:38: 'Repent & be baptized & your s...  Read more


4/16/2014 2:36:22 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I'm having fun experimenting with the exercise videos. One thing I don't understand is doing reps. Why say do 6 reps of 10, when you could just say do...  Read more


4/16/2014 2:33:56 PM,  0 COMMENTS's here and I talked with Mx Joe and he's gonna help with the backyard and setting it up!!!! BS was 116 this a.m.....first time in ages th...  Read more


Weigh In
4/16/2014 1:23:44 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Weigh in awesome down 6.5 lbs can't believe it... Eat less nor more : ) who would have thought all these years the doctors were right life is good 34...  Read more


You are free to resume losing weight
4/16/2014 11:22:23 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Happy butt wiggle dances the plateau is done! I am thrilled that after two weeks I saw movement on the scale...and even in the right direction...  Read more


Sweat is a wonderful thing
4/16/2014 10:30:16 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Today I made myself sweat 63 minutes of chair exercise videos and I was sweating like a pig and loving every minute of it... Don't worry I took a show...  Read more


Excited that both me and my son are losing!!
4/16/2014 9:15:11 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Well I actually have not been as motivated the last few weeks as I usually am. I know that there will be times like this, I think it has something to...  Read more


determination :) Bound and determined
4/16/2014 4:13:50 AM,  5 COMMENTS

20 years ago when i was active and when i lived in New England i used to be a Downhill skier it was my life. All through my childhood, Teenage years i...  Read more


4/15/2014 9:52:18 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Bob is painting his lounge, his wife walks in and can't believe how well he's doing, but the sweat is dripping off him. She says "Why are you weari...  Read more


Woohoo! Methodical work pays with consistent results
4/15/2014 5:00:48 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I have lost 17 pounds now since I restarted 6 weeks ago. I would have loved to show double that weight lost. I certainly worked hard enough for it....  Read more


4/15/2014 3:53:19 PM,  2 COMMENTS

rainy, snowy,, chilly..grey..NASTY day. so i made 4 pounds of cream easter eggs..maple nut, coconut, chocolate and peanut butter. just have to dip the...  Read more


Amazing Party
4/15/2014 12:21:22 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I threw an amazing party for my daughter's 11th birthday with 20 guests. I rented a pavilion at a retreat center. There was an indoor area with a kitc...  Read more


Trying to exercise.
4/15/2014 11:45:20 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I exercised yesterday for 15 minutes. I found two videos from Coach Nicole that focused on abs and used a fitness ball. The workouts were short,...  Read more


Today I will..............
4/15/2014 10:40:33 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Today I will ..... Exercise Eat Healthy Drink water Come up with a 100 day challenge Blog Remember I am me ... not the fat person pe...  Read more


Cape Town Vacation
4/15/2014 10:40:05 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Cape Town is amazingly beautiful, as is Stellenbosch, the wine-growing town nearby. We have done a winery tour, a walking historical tour, and spent...  Read more


2 Big Announcements
4/15/2014 9:38:31 AM,  104 COMMENTS

The first is that I am finally officially a trainer at Anytime Fitness, Ishpeming, MI. I can't totally explain why I needed to see my picture up on th...  Read more


Back to school for Jordan...
4/15/2014 9:07:39 AM,  0 COMMENTS

...and I gotta do yardwork. 8 saw Mark here yesterday but he did no work...might wait n get me a Mxican to do it when I get paid. Everything stil...  Read more


Words of Wisdom
4/15/2014 8:31:32 AM,  6 COMMENTS

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On my way.
4/15/2014 6:41:05 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Doing things a little differently this time. Reaching towards small goals at a time instead of the bigger picture. Hopefully I will have more succes...  Read more


So it's been a while
4/14/2014 10:33:44 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Stress. Stress. Travel. Stress. Stress. Travel. Oh, Kira Dog is far more sick than we thought. We knew it was bad, but the splenic tumor has swol...  Read more


4/14/2014 10:04:11 PM,  5 COMMENTS

This last week I struggled. I struggled for stupid reasons. I let myself get down. It was for stupid reasons. I had a weight loss. Not what I wan...  Read more


A new week to make progress...
4/14/2014 8:26:35 PM,  2 COMMENTS

SP team challenge: Write a blog that contains a list of two items you are working on this week to ensure weight loss. I am still in a rut and tr...  Read more


What the heck happened??
4/14/2014 8:10:46 PM,  7 COMMENTS

40 So much for my extra time... I was deep in the throes of organizing and planning my next round work when I hear my office mate say "see you...  Read more


This diet stuff is hard!
4/14/2014 8:02:07 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Gosh, I sure wish this was easy! I've just had a horrible time past few days. I've done well today but I AM SO HUNGRY! And, I can think of at least a...  Read more


I love leftovers
4/14/2014 7:41:07 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Leftover boneless ribs, salad and homemade blue cheesing for din din tonight. Threw the ribs back in the crockpot today and cooked them till they fe...  Read more


Just keep swimming.
4/14/2014 6:25:20 PM,  0 COMMENTS

The highest weight that I've ever been was 299 pounds. Currently I am at 244 pounds, though I was recently even lower. I started seeing the doctor and...  Read more


Who needs an alarm clock?
4/14/2014 5:27:25 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I used to love sleeping late. In fact, I could easily sleep 13 hours at a time. Not anymore! My cat, Wicca, makes sure I am awake at around 7...  Read more


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