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  • Bye bye 50's!

    8/8/2017 9:33:09 AM, by CHARLOTTESOMEXS

    Yay! The (2)50's are gone forever! Now working on knocking out the 40's :-) ... Read more

  • The 60's are gooooone forever!!

    7/4/2017 7:38:40 AM, by CHARLOTTESOMEXS

    The 260's that is...have to celebrate a little; need to book that hair salon app't! 10 pounds at a time...now on to saying goodbye to those (2)50... Read more

  • The Fourth Menu

    7/3/2017 9:56:48 AM, by NANCY-

    Celebrations are oft laden with indulgent foods. This year's menu is scaled back. Thought of doing a Clambake, but opted for a Lobster dinner i... Read more

  • My June Stats :-)

    6/30/2017 7:20:18 AM, by CHARLOTTESOMEXS

    Weight Loss: 25 pounds Total Inches Lost: 7.5 Waist to Hip Ratio: down 3% Body Fat: down .6% BP: down slightly Weight loss above av... Read more

  • Hit my 1st 20 pound loss! Yay!

    6/23/2017 9:56:48 AM, by CHARLOTTESOMEXS

    Just did my weekly weigh in and I'm officially down 20 pounds. Yay!! Also, last night I finally made 'Fat Head Pizza' - I'm following a ke... Read more

  • It's Friday! :-)

    6/23/2017 8:09:37 AM, by CHARLOTTESOMEXS

    So I had a bad day yesterday (and almost want to just delete my post because..ugghh..but leaving it there as trying to keep track of my moods/etc... Read more

  • Depression is hard

    6/22/2017 1:26:05 PM, by CHARLOTTESOMEXS

    Today has been rough. I have depression. It is what some people call 'walking depression' because I can still go on 'walking, talking, and even s... Read more

  • ONEKIDSMOM's Challenge

    6/18/2017 4:35:14 PM, by NANCY-

    Oh boy!!! Did ONEKIDSMOM give me something to think about in her blogs. Interrogating reality www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
    ge_publi... Read more

  • Oh that scale...

    6/16/2017 8:11:06 AM, by CHARLOTTESOMEXS

    So today is my weekly weigh-in day. (Which for me, is a change because typically I'd weigh myself every day!). Again, I worked really hard all we... Read more

  • Just a thought

    6/12/2017 1:02:42 PM, by CHARLOTTESOMEXS

    So I've lost 16 pounds now out of the 135 that is my ultimate goal. I don't of course see big changes in the mirror yet - but the changes in the ... Read more

  • The 70's are gone!

    6/10/2017 8:27:15 AM, by CHARLOTTESOMEXS

    The 70's are gone (270's-just barely but scale is @ 269 today)! Trying to weigh myself once per week. I worked SO HARD last week - seriously hard... Read more

  • The 80's are gone!

    6/3/2017 11:25:56 AM, by CHARLOTTESOMEXS

    I'm so happy.....finally out of the 80's (280's that is)! That was my first short term goal - next is to get outta these 70's! I'm proud of some ... Read more

  • Today was pretty good

    5/31/2017 10:43:30 PM, by CHARLOTTESOMEXS

    I am in a great mood today. I've been doing a lower carb vegetarian for two days. The one thing I could change is to drink more water - really ha... Read more

  • Alrighty... Reset

    5/27/2017 9:59:35 AM, by NANCY-

    In my last blog the sky was falling... and it fell a little more as my trust was betrayed by my doctor... What was he thinking??? He stated that ... Read more

  • I want to succeed

    5/15/2017 9:49:11 AM, by CHARLOTTESOMEXS

    I have struggled so much with my weight, since I was a child. Food was my comfort when things were rough at home. I can recall sneaking food when... Read more

  • “Adversity Training” ?

    5/15/2017 8:40:40 AM, by NANCY-

    Inspiration comes from all around us if we just look. Here on SP there is so much. I see many folks out for walks/runs. They are not doing it to... Read more

  • Where have I been...

    5/5/2017 8:56:52 AM, by NANCY-

    Participating in an online stress summit caused me stress. Presentations were only available for that day. There was great information and affir... Read more

  • Not enough hours in the day

    4/26/2017 7:29:31 AM, by NANCY-

    That's how it feels sometimes. Writing to me is a craft. I put thought into the written word. There is permanence, especially in the internet.... Read more

  • Beck Pink - Days 9 & 10 plus "Hello, Universe Calling"

    4/19/2017 10:07:45 AM, by NANCY-

    Day 9 - Pick an Exercise Plan Working on regaining stamina. Walks and Classical Stretch on PBS. Sometimes we just have to start over. ... Read more

  • Beck Days 6, 7 & 8

    4/17/2017 9:27:35 AM, by NANCY-

    Day 6 - Find a Diet Coach Coming to SP is my diet coach. Actually my lifestyle coach. Day 7 - Arrange your Environment Most of this wa... Read more

  • Beck Pink Day 5 - Eat Slowly and Mindfully

    4/14/2017 9:41:24 AM, by NANCY-

    What a good reminder. Savoring our meals. It is amazing what we will wolf down if we don't taste it. This reminded me of using an adaptation of G... Read more

  • Beck Pink Day 4 - Give Yourself Credit

    4/13/2017 8:46:07 AM, by NANCY-

    This was hard at first, not so much. Being able to avoid the snack aisle consistently, now makes it a breeze. Avoiding the checkout siren, was so... Read more

  • Beck Pink Days 1-3

    4/12/2017 10:55:47 AM, by NANCY-

    Wanted to post yesterday, however things got crazy busy and my computer decided I should not post anything. That aside, I did do wh... Read more

  • Today is THE Day!

    4/10/2017 9:17:25 AM, by NANCY-

    Beck Pink starts today. Oprah and Deepak's 21-... Read more

  • Spring Renewal - Think PINK

    4/5/2017 8:43:20 AM, by NANCY-

    It is time to renew and hon my Beck skills. Just as one trains for a 5K, I need to train to keep up my skills with living a healthy lifestyle. E... Read more

  • Down by the River

    4/3/2017 9:25:23 AM, by NANCY-

    I am quite fortunate that there are many options for scenic walking around here. With my husbands hip and my back, challenging hikes are not in o... Read more

  • Two Steps Forward.....

    3/25/2017 9:57:32 AM, by NANCY-

    It was exciting. My first solo trip to the market and not using the electric cart. Did well. In the evening took my son to visit his friend for d... Read more

  • More Spring in My Step

    3/24/2017 9:58:51 AM, by NANCY-

    Wow! After being laid up for most of the winter, it was surprising the energy I had last night after dinner. Did another Classical Stretch in ... Read more

  • Easing back into Exercise

    3/23/2017 8:03:24 AM, by NANCY-

    After being ill practically all winter long, my energy and stamina are zilch. I want to improve, not have a setback. I'm tired of having to sleep... Read more

  • Happy Spring Renewal

    3/20/2017 8:36:13 AM, by NANCY-

    Ah Spring! Transition time. Not fond of early Spring as it brings mud season. Later Spring is more glorious with unfolding leaves... Read more

  • Overview and Some Thoughts on the Engine 2 Seven Day Rescue Diet

    3/12/2017 7:06:08 PM, by PATTK1220

    I have been participating in a challenge using the principles in Rip Esselstyn's book "The Engine 2 Seven Day Rescue Diet with Recipes by Jane Es... Read more

  • Back again!

    3/6/2017 6:21:04 PM, by VEGFAERY

    It's amazing how I never give up! I am back again a year later and still struggling to lose weight. I am not upset though, because I finally I ... Read more

  • Rewarding Boundaries

    1/14/2017 9:43:40 AM, by NANCY-

    Setting boundaries can be viewed as being restrictive. However boundaries actually brings about rewards. Define your reward when you set th... Read more

  • Welcoming 2017 Choices

    12/30/2016 10:45:39 AM, by NANCY-

    'They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.' -Andy Warhol PIXIE-LICIOUS posted this in her feed a... Read more

  • A decade in review

    12/19/2016 11:16:39 AM, by NANCY-

    It is time that I update my Sparkpage. I stated the best is yet to come. Over all it was a good decade, however.... I am disappointed in my lack ... Read more

  • Compete?? 9 months out

    8/8/2016 11:17:59 AM, by TESSMOMOF2

    Hello! Every 5 years or so, I get the bug again.... it makes me chuckle because looking at my last blog, it wasn't even a thought (well, maybe ... Read more

  • Good Day

    7/12/2016 5:26:30 PM, by COSMIC_ENERGY

    Started the day with meditation (Deepak & Oprah) Big Subway salad around 11:30 Went to Anytime Fitness for almost an hour. I did a t... Read more

  • Argh!

    7/11/2016 10:25:33 AM, by COSMIC_ENERGY

    Still struggling to make progress on the scale. Good news, I've started going to a gym. Had a 4 day streak - a couple days off - going back today... Read more

  • Unemployed

    7/5/2016 2:26:54 PM, by ANDILEIGH421

    For the first time since I was 15 years old, I don't have a job. I moved to Western MA last summer and took a new job, which took me away from th... Read more

  • Fell off the wagon and it ran over me!

    6/20/2016 9:36:23 AM, by COSMIC_ENERGY

    Long time no see! This has been a long rough school year (excuses, excuses). I was put back in third grade and we had too many kids & not enough ... Read more

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