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  • Horrible night

    12/21/2014 10:14:28 AM, by LADYIRISH317

    I've just passed my worst night in years. I tossed so much, my bed is a torn-up disaster area this morning. When I actually could sleep I ha... Read more

  • I don't know what's happening

    12/20/2014 11:58:00 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    My shoulder's giving me a lot of trouble, and I didn't injure it any way I can think of. I don't know if it's from leaning on it to push when I s... Read more

  • Waiting, Out of Control, and Writing a Novel

    12/20/2014 7:14:31 PM, by POETLKNG2LOSE

    I hate waiting around for someone to finish part of the assignment. Outline is done and the other person is working on the play now. Just wish sh... Read more

  • Oops!

    12/19/2014 10:14:32 PM, by PATTYKLAVER

    I've been busy, busy, busy lately. I can't help but play with Helena as much as I can. But...I could've drank more water. I could have gotten ... Read more


    12/19/2014 4:13:39 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    I woke up full of hurt,anger and hate,i have been praying over it and doing all that i know how to do and going to meetings and doctors but it is... Read more

  • Christmas Update

    12/18/2014 8:06:18 PM, by POETLKNG2LOSE

    Well i got an A on the assignment about a multiteam group. Only between the professor and the Loud Cloud assignment instructions I did not get it... Read more

  • This week

    12/18/2014 5:36:09 PM, by BEEKAHBUG

    Well, I have been secretly hoping against all hope that I am pregnant despite a negative pregnancy test. I kept telling myself that I took it too... Read more

  • Nervous

    12/18/2014 1:15:14 AM, by SALAM4545

    Tomorrow I go to court against my ex to see if my restraining order can be made permanent. Considering the issues my kids have had with their dad... Read more

  • Christmas Confession.

    12/17/2014 1:13:02 PM, by BLUEBERRYDONUTS

    the holidays slow me down. not cause i am out spending money or buying gifts or being with my family. but, just the entire nostalgic memories, ... Read more

  • I survived the family get together

    12/17/2014 11:53:52 AM, by SLIMLILA

    Glad it's done and I was right to be apprehensive, I dont' have a nice family, and I dont' fit in but I did my duty, first all siblings photo in ... Read more

  • December 14th 2015

    12/14/2014 10:12:37 PM, by AMYROSEC

    I am working on implementing my High Oxalate Management Diet and taking the potassium citrate pills I have a hard time taking them 3 times a day.... Read more

  • Weekend

    12/14/2014 6:31:00 PM, by BEEKAHBUG

    This weekend has been horrible for my calories. Friday, when I went outside to return to work from lunch (I came home for lunch), my car wouldn't... Read more

  • Some Things I Don't Want to Know

    12/14/2014 2:32:31 PM, by PATTYKLAVER

    I don't want to see my activity tracker report tomorrow. Most days this week, I know I got close to getting in my 10,000 steps...but no cigar. ... Read more

  • WOAH! A Lost Day!

    12/13/2014 7:14:10 AM, by PATTYKLAVER

    It's been a busy, stressful week. Thank goodness that I have my sunshine with me. Helena was in her Momma's arms yesterday and actually reached... Read more

  • The Friday after

    12/12/2014 9:49:50 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I stayed home with a hammering headache today. The car interior has two days to dry out, then we get a new storm on Monday. Meantime, I'm fe... Read more

  • The Friday after

    12/12/2014 9:49:50 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I stayed home with a hammering headache today. The car interior has two days to dry out, then we get a new storm on Monday. Meantime, I'm fe... Read more

  • How rainy is it?

    12/11/2014 11:16:24 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Some old dude was lining up pairs of animals outside my apartment. Well, not quite. But we've had flooding and my office closed early today.... Read more

  • A Special Lady is no Longer With Us

    12/11/2014 8:55:15 PM, by PATTYKLAVER

    My first mother-in-law, Helen Ridlon, is my girls' grandma and one of the two Helens that my Helena was named for. (The other is my Mom.) She's ... Read more

  • I wish, today would be

    12/11/2014 4:55:33 PM, by BLUEBERRYDONUTS

    the day that i completely - cold Turkey give up diet drinks, (on-purpose) sugar, self-doubt, and lack of exercise. They Read more

  • Merry Christmas

    12/11/2014 4:52:52 PM, by BEEKAHBUG

    I went Christmas shopping today. Although, I spent more than I intended on, I got gifts for my son and niece that will be born tomorrow (C-sectio... Read more

  • A little good, a little bad

    12/11/2014 12:13:37 AM, by LADYIRISH317

    On the up-side, my boss has actually gone three days without chewing me out for anything. She continues to pile on the work, but at least she has... Read more

  • Can it all be enjoyable........ I say "thumbs up"

    12/10/2014 12:47:16 PM, by SMALLSTEPSNOW

    Recently I was in on a discussion about weight loss in a group with about five other women and a question was posed: Is it possible to c... Read more

  • Bummed Out

    12/10/2014 12:32:02 AM, by SALAM4545

    So I looked at the scale and thought "I'm back where I started." Okay, it's disappointing, but it forces me to be honest with myself. I have... Read more

  • Hallelujah, tis done.

    12/9/2014 11:52:57 PM, by SLIMLILA

    The course is finished, I wrote the exam today. And she called while I was out to say I had done very well... Yeah..... Glad I didnt' stress out... Read more

  • alone

    12/9/2014 1:46:53 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    have no family that will take me in or help me,i found out today my daughters moving a girl into my moms room so cuz she has no family,a stranger... Read more

  • Last Week in Review December 9, 2014

    12/9/2014 9:44:08 AM, by PATTYKLAVER

    Such a busy, busy week last week! It was so busy that I confused some times and didn't help others as I should have, but I made it through. ... Read more

  • food was a old friend no more

    12/9/2014 5:25:56 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    Last night I had a lot of emotions I was repressing and it turned into a numbing anger. Before I realized I was going down that road (which often... Read more

  • my blessing for you

    12/9/2014 5:13:51 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    For each and everyone of you that is having a tough time, pain or issues of any kind, I wish to say to you that your not alone and loved. I wish ... Read more

  • Rainy Monday evening

    12/8/2014 9:57:18 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Well, I think my Blue Bombshell was a bit taken aback that her ten-month vacation was over! I was sure she was bound for Pick-N-Pull, but thanks ... Read more

  • I'm stunned right now

    12/8/2014 12:47:28 AM, by LADYIRISH317

    Oh, my God. My former carpool buddy Sacha came by tonight. Back in September she and her husband took my nonworking car and said he'd "take a loo... Read more

  • Doing something for myself

    12/7/2014 7:32:57 PM, by SALAM4545

    When you are used to putting yourself last, taking care of yourself is really, really hard. My weight has been just a symptom of my other is... Read more

  • pass it forward

    12/7/2014 6:05:49 PM, by WILDXANGELS



    12/7/2014 9:33:10 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    You do not have to follow a specific food plan to recover in OA. The goal of OA is to abstain from compulsive overeating, and a food plan helps t... Read more

  • Update from Yesterday

    12/7/2014 5:28:28 AM, by BEEKAHBUG

    Well, I took the pregnancy test this morning, and I am not pregnant, as I thought. I started the pills to begin my cycle today. I will be taking ... Read more

  • Attempting to Move Forward...

    12/7/2014 1:38:47 AM, by BLUEBERRYDONUTS

    So it has been two months since the accident and one month home. It fee... Read more

  • This Week

    12/6/2014 12:58:42 PM, by BEEKAHBUG

    This has been a tough week for weightloss. I kind of lost my focus this week. I have been doing well for about a month now, but I splurged a lot ... Read more

  • I owe everybody an apology

    12/6/2014 12:50:31 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I know I've been completely AWOL lately. There's no excuse, but there are reasons. This is going to be a long, whining vent, so please feel free ... Read more

  • Making a weight lost binder... oxox

    12/5/2014 12:31:20 PM, by BABECAVE

    Why & How to Make an Awesome Weight Loss Binder To keep you organized. Organization is really important to your weight loss success, believe... Read more

  • Balance in Life

    12/5/2014 7:46:24 AM, by PATTYKLAVER

    As I read a few blogs this morning, I realized quickly that there was a common basic theme. Many people are a bit frazzled right now, including ... Read more

  • Results of my Dietician Visit

    12/4/2014 3:03:41 PM, by AMYROSEC

    The Dietician felt that my highly restrictive diet was a bit to restrictive. She said to limit my intake of the fruits and veggies to 1 cup to a ... Read more

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