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  • 6/22/17 to 7/27/17 I have lost 8.8lbs.

    7/27/2017 8:25:29 AM, by TIGERSPEECH

    I'm working to stay positive that I'm doing ok with this time around on the weight loss journey. So thankful that I have a downward trend continu... Read more

  • Lonely days....lonely nights

    7/25/2017 8:09:44 AM, by STARSUB99

    I am on my own this week...hubby is on holidays out at the lake. I am missing him and the cats. It seems a bit too quiet at home. The good thing ... Read more

  • Follow up .... I am finished

    7/24/2017 4:27:25 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    Here is the finished anklet chain that I made for Har... Read more

  • I am honored

    7/23/2017 11:58:39 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    Yesterday I received a call from one of the shop owners who carries some of my jewelry, asking if I could meet with a lady (named Harmony) who dr... Read more

  • A Tale of Two Shorts

    7/23/2017 12:08:56 PM, by TRESSWANN

    Last year I blogged about a pair of shorts. I had lost weight so that shorts that I had to lie on the bed, suck my breath in and then couldn't b... Read more

  • Momentum?

    7/22/2017 7:24:38 PM, by _RAMONA

    Okay... I just have to put this some place, and since this is the only place I can speak freely about my experience, this is where it's going. ... Read more

  • Any Experience?

    7/22/2017 3:32:12 PM, by _RAMONA

    I love, love, LOVE this dress: ...and THIS (... Read more

  • More After Adrenalectomy

    7/21/2017 11:27:46 AM, by ICANINSIGHT

    I am still not right. Blood pressure is still high, light headed and shaky. I read stories yesterday about people who have had this surgery... Read more

  • The Tale of Two Nephews (Warning, this is depressing)

    7/20/2017 9:43:32 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    This is a true story, about my two and only nephews who I love with all my heart. The closest thing I will ever have to my own children. It... Read more

  • Update - a reminder

    7/20/2017 9:39:28 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    Summertime and the living is easy . . . well, maybe not so much. I'm spending most of my time these days busy doing fun stuff rather than sittin... Read more

  • Lost 1.8 lbs this week

    7/20/2017 8:55:02 AM, by TIGERSPEECH

    I couldn't be happier that I have pushed through my weight plateau. The best thing I learned this time was to never give up. I have a goal in... Read more

  • What's Next

    7/18/2017 6:19:32 PM, by TRESSWANN

    I cannot believe I have not blogged in such a long time. I was totally spinning out of balance. My new job began to consume me. It was doin... Read more

  • After Adrenalectomy

    7/18/2017 11:52:23 AM, by ICANINSIGHT

    Last week I had my right adrenal gland removed. These glands sit on top of the kidneys and are no larger than an almond. The one removed had a ... Read more

  • 50 weeks until

    7/17/2017 6:24:59 PM, by TIZSLIM

    The start of Wimbledon 2018 I've always found Final's Weekend difficult. The culmination of the tournament and yet, the furthest point fro... Read more

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    Giving Up?

    7/16/2017 5:02:11 AM, by _RAMONA

    Original video: http://www.youtube.com/w
    atch?v=ZKSWXzAnVe0 Never. I want to do more with my life th... Read more

  • Countdown - 35 weeks until

    7/15/2017 6:58:26 PM, by TIZSLIM

    The Wedding of The Century THE Hottest Most Stylish Mother of The Bride ever in the History of Humankind, needs to get a grip quite frankly.... Read more

  • At the Heart of Things... (Bonne Madone)

    7/12/2017 4:12:09 PM, by _RAMONA

    ...I'm a deeply-rooted soul... a fast-growing weed that sends her tap-root deep... before truth is revealed above ground. Camping has always... Read more

  • Slimmer summer

    7/12/2017 7:39:28 AM, by TIGERSPEECH

    Since June 22, 2017, I've lost 5.6 lbs 6/22 Starting weight 6/29 -4.0 7/1 -.6 7/5 -.4 GOAL 1 MET TO LOSE 5 LBS. 7/12 ... Read more

  • I keep on trying--and getting nowhere

    7/12/2017 12:05:06 AM, by DEEDEEGRAM

    So here it is. I try different types of methods to lose weight. I am always looking for that "magical solution". There is none. My latest one was... Read more

  • Yes, I've been away...

    7/11/2017 3:43:28 AM, by _RAMONA

    ...most recently GLAMPING! (For those not "in the know," and as defined by Urban Dictionary: "Going camping, but with glamour. A combinatio... Read more


    7/10/2017 6:23:49 PM, by SMIDGON

    Sat (Lexis b.d.) was a long, sad day. Sunday, even tho we went to Church, was long! Today, was laundry day. Yesterday I talked with... Read more

  • Countdown - 36 weeks until

    7/8/2017 7:13:15 PM, by TIZSLIM

    The Wedding of The Century When I looked closer at some of the photos I'd taken for the Frownies blog, I noticed all sorts of lines and wrin... Read more


    7/7/2017 7:02:04 PM, by SMIDGON

    This afternoon at 3:45 p.m., Lexie went to live with John in Heaven. She had been going down hill for some time. We had her to the vet ye... Read more


    7/5/2017 8:16:48 AM, by SMIDGON

    On Monday Christine and family members went to Lake Michigan for Salmon fishing. They came home with 15 salmon. 14 approx 7lbs. However... Read more

  • An accidental love affair

    7/4/2017 6:54:18 PM, by TIZSLIM

    Middlesex England. A Monday afternoon, late June in the earlyish 70's. Young Tiz cycles home from school. Checks her list of chores and quickl... Read more

  • Salt Is Deadly

    7/4/2017 11:30:39 AM, by ICANINSIGHT

    Over 20 years ago the medical community said there was too much sodium in our foods, especially soups. Despite this, the food industry still prod... Read more


    7/4/2017 8:01:57 AM, by SMIDGON

    I failed to tell you all. The picture is of our beloved deceased son, John. And I. It was taken mid summer of 2016. A matter of months be... Read more

  • Quiet please!

    7/3/2017 6:32:53 PM, by TIZSLIM

    It's that time of year. The nation collectively ho... Read more


    7/2/2017 9:22:33 PM, by SMIDGON

    Happy 4th of July! 👌... Read more

  • My back is covered

    7/2/2017 6:48:10 PM, by TIZSLIM

    It's been a strange day today. I was expecting to do a boot sale with my friend Elaine, so I was up at 5.30 a.m. She hadn't returned my calls t... Read more

  • Countdown - 37 weeks until

    7/1/2017 6:25:38 PM, by TIZSLIM

    The Wedding of The Century. Clutter clearing has slowed a little this week but I've tried to do at least some. During which, I came across ... Read more

  • Birthday Brunch Bunch Biggy

    6/30/2017 6:04:21 PM, by TIZSLIM

    Today the Birthday Brunch Bunch reconvened for what it's fair to call a 'big' birthday. We were gathered together to celebrate the birthday anniv... Read more

  • Free Food Flummox

    6/28/2017 6:34:57 PM, by TIZSLIM

    Eating healthily needn't be expensive so we are told. There's an element of truth in that statement. But it's also fair to say here in the UK a... Read more

  • I don't even play Bingo.

    6/27/2017 5:25:28 PM, by TIZSLIM

    Greetings all, Investigations continue and I have tracked down more added inches. Or inch to be precise. Wrist and forearms - no change. ... Read more

  • tuesday's are good days

    6/27/2017 10:33:49 AM, by STARSUB99

    i like Tuesdays. For me Tuesday is a no pressure day. I'm eating on track, drinking my water... had a protein smoothie for breakfast and I feel... Read more

  • Hunting down the inches

    6/26/2017 5:54:34 PM, by TIZSLIM

    OK so where are all these added inches on my body and how did they get there? 1/4 inch on my ankles and knees. 3/4 inches on my calves. What?!... Read more

  • Knowledge is Power

    6/25/2017 7:00:42 PM, by TIZSLIM

    I wrote yesterday about my 'non scale disappointments'. It's not my nature to leave it at that though. 4 years ago, I had to have an operation ... Read more

  • We had a great trip to the mts. of NC

    6/25/2017 2:55:52 PM, by TIGERSPEECH

    We enjoyed time with old college friends. My BFF and I got in 2 long walks around Lake Junaluska. We were staying in Clyde, NC, which is near Ash... Read more

  • What do you call the opposite of non scale victories?

    6/24/2017 4:50:00 PM, by TIZSLIM

    And how do you deal with them? I suppose non scale defeats would be the most obvious answer. Rather demoralising though doncha think? Perha... Read more

  • Countdown - 38 weeks until

    6/23/2017 5:18:22 PM, by TIZSLIM

    The Wedding of The Century. Daughter seems a bit calmer and happier now. However, tactful discussions with Groom's family will need to proc... Read more

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