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Tuesday July 29, 2014 What a difference a day makes
7/29/2014 5:13:33 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Yestarday I woke up and it was pouring rain out all day. I got a lot of laundry done, and some work on the computer. I also did some housework, and...  Read more


I hope I lose more than ONE pound this year!
7/29/2014 2:42:43 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Almost into August, which means 2014 is a little more than half-over already. I was checking to see how much progress I've made and it looks like (aft...  Read more


Trying to update...
7/28/2014 9:43:24 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Well, I suck at keeping my Sparkpage updated. I'm not doing much to talk about really. Got to my all-time highest weight of 300.6lbs on my 40th birthd...  Read more


7/28/2014 11:28:39 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I have been so sleep deprived... for such a long time... i've struggled with insomnia for years. Lately falling asleep is not my problem... the prob...  Read more


Happy Birthday!
7/26/2014 1:41:48 PM,  4 COMMENTS

We celebrated my first-born's 13th birthday today. I can't believe my baby boy is a teenager! (And I can't believe I am old enough to be the mother...  Read more


"Super morbidly obese"--I hate that phrase!
7/26/2014 9:01:08 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I was reading one of the Spark success stories this morning, and the phrase "super morbidly obese" caught my eye. That means having a BMI of 50 or abo...  Read more


Food for Thought
7/25/2014 2:33:39 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I was up about the whole night with a sick baby last night. Poor Patricia was vomiting and having diarrhea. This morning we are just wiped out - - a...  Read more


A Thursday Appeal
7/24/2014 1:48:29 AM,  3 COMMENTS

How can I do a do-over on a Thursday? I'm so OCD. My brain really feels that "fresh starts" should be reserved for the first of the month, or at...  Read more


At work.....
7/23/2014 3:55:46 PM,  0 COMMENTS

But so many other things are on my mind. I am sick, and I don't know if it is due to stress or if I have a virus.... I cannot stand antibiotics though...  Read more


My sit-less summer
7/23/2014 9:33:52 AM,  7 COMMENTS

While it was still cold this Spring, I told myself that I'd sit a lot less this summer, and stay as active as possible. Well, that's easier said...  Read more


Slowly making progress, and getting my act together!
7/23/2014 8:55:36 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Last week I decided that I wanted to go on 2-3 walks/ week during work, which I definitely still want to do. The problem with that is that my life is...  Read more


Monday July 21, 2014 Getting hotter and humid around here.
7/21/2014 5:42:08 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I went to my physical therapy this morning, and did a lot of work on both my arms and legs. I'm working on my legs to be able to bend, and tie my sho...  Read more


Sunday July 20, 2014, Another gorgeous day out there.
7/20/2014 5:55:50 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I'm not sure where all this great weather is coming from but I'm not arguing with it. It's been a great week here all week weather wise, and I hated...  Read more


How much food do they eat during one 30 minute tv show ???
7/19/2014 6:46:46 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I just watched a 30 minute tv show , There were 12 times people ate during the half hour ! No wonder we munch out while watching tv ! To give credit t...  Read more


Diabetes and a LCHF lifestyle
7/19/2014 4:41:26 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Day 21 - seeing good BS numbers I haven't seen in years. Trying to utilize the extra energy I have developed. It keeps my mind occupied so I don...  Read more


Help ! I keep channeling Rodney Dangerfield and I can't stop !
7/18/2014 11:03:47 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I have been watching a show on the Hallmark Channel called Ceder Cove not really my type of show I normally watch but somehow I am hooked ! As I am w...  Read more


Working on creating my goals!
7/17/2014 12:27:43 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I came back! Unfortunately it's been almost a week since I've logged in, but at least I came back! I'm still pretty sure that no one's reading these q...  Read more


How much does stuff weigh?
7/16/2014 9:14:01 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I've lost almost the amount of our pug, or a tire, or almost two 10-pound bags of sugar according to this. That's really not too shabby when you think...  Read more


Sunday July 13, 2014 Cloudy and very humid out there
7/13/2014 4:25:12 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I stayed inside all day today becsause it was so humid out there. I did a walk at home tape, and worked on housework. I got plenty of exercise done...  Read more


280 today
7/13/2014 8:13:36 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Just 3lbs left of the regain, then I'm in fresh-loss territory again. I decided that I really like being able to see how active I'm being each d...  Read more


Labor Day mini goal: get under 275
7/12/2014 10:30:45 AM,  4 COMMENTS

2lbs down this morning. That leaves just 6lbs of the regain to tackle, then I'll be on my way again. 283 this morning, and would love to say that...  Read more


No more honey bbq chips or Reese's minis--I'm up 8 pounds
7/9/2014 4:31:54 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I was going along fine, until I hit a patch of big stress lately. "Big stress" means my eating gets terrible, very willy-nilly, and I find myself not...  Read more


July is the trickiest month
7/9/2014 1:46:18 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I don't work in July. I'm on a 10.5 month contract with a higher ed institution, and since I mostly work with faculty and students, and they are most...  Read more


Sunday July 6, 2014 Gorgeous Day out there
7/6/2014 2:27:26 PM,  2 COMMENTS

So this past month hasn't been the greatest. I had a couple of bad days that turned into bad weeks. It hasn't been a great month, and I haven't got...  Read more


I thought plateaus happened LATER!
7/4/2014 8:39:12 AM,  4 COMMENTS

For five days I have been on track with food tracking, staying within calorie range (between 1,200 and 1,500 per day) and doing modest aerobic exerci...  Read more


Whats your plan for the 4th ?
7/3/2014 9:19:33 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Are you going to forget tracking for the 4th or try to work it in ? What about fitness? Whatever your choice maybe don't let a slip up effect your who...  Read more


Day 3 on Track: Update
7/2/2014 9:21:54 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Did 3 (count' em) days of staying on track with food (tracking and staying within limits). Have I lost an ounce? Answer: No. Darn this middle-a...  Read more


Pamper Mission time again !
7/1/2014 8:45:27 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I am one of the admins of THE BUDDY SYSTEM GROUP and each month we post little missions for us to accomplish , This month we repeated a mission called...  Read more


Monday June 30, 2014 Heat humidity, and humidity Thank goodness for swimming pools
6/30/2014 5:43:18 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I did a really good swim today, and really didn't want to leave the pool. The heat and humidity were bad out there were pretty bad. Got all my goal...  Read more


Bohemian Vs Hippie !
6/30/2014 9:47:23 AM,  2 COMMENTS

A girl came in to apply for a job the other day , who described her self as a *Flower Child*.During the interview , We talked about job duties and al...  Read more


Sunday June 29, 2014 New Week new goals
6/29/2014 4:51:37 PM,  2 COMMENTS

So last week I wasn't that great at all. I hit a bad spill, and went from bad to worse. I did stay within my calorie range most of the time, and d...  Read more


I broke my streak ----
6/25/2014 5:52:43 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Late last night. Although I joke about a one-day streak and the like, I've never been "into them" for myself, but spark seems to like them and f...  Read more


Wednesday June 25, 2014 Rain Rain rain
6/25/2014 4:34:02 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Today was one those blah rainy days all day. It poured sometimes, drizzled others, but kept up a continual down pour. I walked over to my physical...  Read more


Day 4 of Streak
6/24/2014 12:10:02 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Wow! My streak is now 3 days long and I'm in the middle of my 4th day -- golly, gee! It feels good to celebrate every little success. Although I...  Read more


A Streak!
6/22/2014 9:30:02 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Yes, I have a streak of 2 days going on the challenge team. I have done what I set out to do and all is well. It is so well, that I dare to post this...  Read more


Sunday June 22, 2014 Ready for bed
6/22/2014 7:54:40 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I'm getting ready for bed, and want to get this finished before I fall asleep. Last week did real well on all my goals. I only missed two day...  Read more


A Bohemian Revolution.
6/22/2014 11:46:28 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I have been thinking about what I could share with my Spark Friends that really reflects me and also might help them and well also myself ! I have a l...  Read more


Stopping and Water!
6/22/2014 9:14:33 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I'm proud of myself because I stopped eating the day before yesterday. Not altogether, of course, but I'm noticing that even if I eat a lot at one poi...  Read more


Another Challenge
6/21/2014 5:26:16 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Today begins a new 5% challenge for those so inclined. My first challenge last Fall was highly successful, except that between it and the winter chall...  Read more


Friday June 20, 2014 Another perfect day
6/20/2014 6:22:47 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I went in for my physical therapy this morning, and that tuckered me out. It's about 45 minutes in the pool. Came home, and decided I was too tired...  Read more


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