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  • Calorie Differential Report

    8/31/2015 6:50:12 PM, by CAPTAINMOMMIE

    Can anyone explain the calorie differential report we see after logging in food? Should there be a negative or positive number. Sorry, but wit... Read more

  • Hard to stay positive

    8/31/2015 7:35:40 AM, by CAPTAINMOMMIE

    Having a VERY difficult time staying positive. Everything is crumbling. No car so can't get to the gym. Need to vent. Have a Great day All!... Read more

  • Looking for permanent work

    8/26/2015 12:55:02 PM, by CAPTAINMOMMIE

    If anyone knows of anyone into or near the Stratford, Connecticut area looking for an Administrative Assistant or Receptionist, please let me kno... Read more

  • Go ahead

    8/25/2015 1:08:13 AM, by COCK-ROBIN

    I'm walked over in my stinking job, so everybody el... Read more

  • What a Summer

    8/24/2015 12:56:58 PM, by CAPTAINMOMMIE

    A plus for my summer, was I stuck with my diet and exercise. A negative, still looking for full-time permanent work. ... Read more

  • Too Much Fruit???

    8/24/2015 12:41:46 PM, by CAPTAINMOMMIE

    Is it possible to have too much fruit in one day? What are the effects of too much fruit. My husband says I eat alot of fruit and vegetables. ... Read more

  • Lunch Ideas

    8/21/2015 1:08:48 PM, by CAPTAINMOMMIE

    Anyone have any suggestions for lunch. I can't eat seafood. I usually have a salad with chicken, pork or beef and lots of fruit and vegetables.... Read more

  • Lost at sea

    8/18/2015 11:21:45 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I lost my apartment on Sunday. Nobody was able to help me get the amount of money they demanded, so I left on Sunday so I wouldn't have an evicti... Read more

  • Plateau Busting

    8/9/2015 4:44:41 PM, by TSPENCER6

    For the last 2 weeks I have been battling with a small plateau. I had lost exactly 20lbs and then bam! Nothing. Not a single ounce for 2 weeks st... Read more

  • how I feel today

    8/6/2015 10:43:18 PM, by TSPENCER6

    I feel accomplished for exceeding my daily step goal but am discouraged with my lack of weight loss.... Read more

  • More developments

    8/4/2015 5:38:12 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Tomorrow my social worker is coming over, and she said her office is paying for some groceries for me. On Thursday I'm meeting with a case worker... Read more

  • August Weight Loss Goal & Plan

    8/2/2015 11:31:35 AM, by SARAHL817

    WEIGHT LOSS GOAL: Lose 3 lbs PLAN: I’m dividing my plan into 3 sections – nutrition, exercise, and weigh-ins Nutrition: - Minim... Read more

  • Plodding along

    8/1/2015 7:41:45 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Trying to keep moving when I feel totally inert. Today I got the pots and mixing bowls washed and the dishwasher emptied. Right now I'm trying to... Read more

  • Floating

    7/27/2015 7:49:34 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Still floating, waiting for things to develop. Dealing with government offices takes a LOT of patience. Of the first two batches of bread I ... Read more

  • Update

    7/19/2015 5:15:33 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I know I've been MIA for a long time, but a lot is going on, and most of it is good. On Tuesday one of the women from the rental office came... Read more

  • Last Week/This Week

    7/14/2015 9:22:27 PM, by SARAHL817

    I've decided to keep approximately the same weekly goals for the rest of the month. Here's a recap of how last week went: 1 - Coffee 3x (M... Read more

  • Hitting the bottom

    7/10/2015 10:34:29 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    My disability payments this month weren't nearly enough to cover this month's rent and I have no hope of coming up with it, so I'm almost certain... Read more

  • Accountability Entry

    7/7/2015 9:03:34 PM, by SHADOWCHIC12

    Getting back into the swing of things is rough. I have spent so much time trying to organize my eating that I haven't even had time to exercise. ... Read more

  • Coming Back ... This Week's Goals

    7/5/2015 9:46:25 PM, by SARAHL817

    I'm slowly trying to get myself back into my Sparking. I figured a good beginning step would be to share the weekly goals I've set for mysel... Read more

  • Day 171: A pint of ice cream

    6/26/2015 4:25:42 PM, by PATRICIALUCIA

    Nope, this isn't a blog about how I accidentally ate too much of something (for once!) Today is all about celebrating being alive, being hea... Read more

  • Going above and beyond for my family and always forgetting about ME!!

    6/24/2015 10:55:50 AM, by CHICAM

    Here I am with the same mental state. Always taking care of my adult kids and grandson, husband and sick mom and dad that are here on vacation.... Read more

  • Day 167: Summer Goals

    6/22/2015 3:24:45 PM, by PATRICIALUCIA

    Hi Everyone! I decided that I wanted to plan my summer goals this time around instead of monthly goals. I know summer goes by fast, so I wa... Read more

  • Bleary Monday

    6/22/2015 12:18:27 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Yesterday was a mess. Fathers' Day is always hard for me. I had a horrible relationship with my father, so it's always emotional. Also, yesterday... Read more

  • (Almost) back to life

    6/20/2015 4:40:05 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    It's been an extremely rough several days. I have to be brutally honest -- Thursday night I was so miserable I gave thought to just swallowing al... Read more

  • Scared stiff

    6/19/2015 12:28:52 AM, by LADYIRISH317

    Since I got home from the facility I'm scared to death. Yesterday I used the bathroom and couldn't get off the toilet. I had to shout for two hou... Read more

  • Scared stiff

    6/19/2015 12:28:52 AM, by LADYIRISH317

    Since I got home from the facility I'm scared to death. Yesterday I used the bathroom and couldn't get off the toilet. I had to shout for two hou... Read more

  • What if it isn't Diet and Exercise

    6/18/2015 11:34:37 AM, by GIPPER1961

    This entry is for a specific group of people of which I am a member. I am not talking to people who have found a way of eating, lost the weight ... Read more

  • Have you missed me?

    6/11/2015 8:19:54 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Day ten here. I'm getting the boot next Tuesday morning, so apparently they think I'm sane. Little do they know. I'm on three different meds... Read more

  • Ugh

    6/9/2015 10:23:05 PM, by BROKEN_VALKYRIE

    This has been a really rough week. For some reason, all this week -particularly at night - my pain has been getting considerably worse and I... Read more

  • Day 152: Busy busy June

    6/7/2015 9:06:42 AM, by PATRICIALUCIA

    Last week we spent 5 days in Boston looking for an apartment and visiting Nikki's future school. This was basically the trip where we were going ... Read more

  • Update and other stuff

    5/30/2015 3:31:15 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I talked to the facility yesterday, and they say it will be one to two weeks. I thought it was cute that they made a special point of telling me ... Read more

  • So you know

    5/29/2015 5:52:33 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Letting everybody know that next week I'm going to be going into a residential treatment facility for about a week. Please don't panic when you d... Read more

  • Even more

    5/23/2015 6:40:23 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I may or may not have next month's rent. That aside, I barely have $500 for food, gas, phone, cable and electric. And now my coffee maker has bro... Read more

  • The ongoing story

    5/21/2015 4:06:20 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    The leader of my therapy group said two things about me yesterday. I talked about how I feel weird making an elaborate crocheted lace project tha... Read more

  • Day 130: Dealing with Stress

    5/16/2015 8:58:32 AM, by PATRICIALUCIA

    Hi Everyone - So I ate a donut.... okay, I ate 2 donuts. Thursday and Friday were very stressful for me at work and at home. At work, ... Read more

  • Day 127: 40lb Down!!!

    5/13/2015 1:37:25 PM, by PATRICIALUCIA

    I am officially down 40lbs today! I have reached the 270s which I haven't seen in 4 years. Looking back at 4 years ago, I lost 30lb in 6 we... Read more

  • Killing my Babies

    5/12/2015 10:23:41 PM, by WRITEMANN1

    I rarely read Science Fiction. I did enjoy Jules Verne's more or less prophetic Science Fiction novels back when I was in junior high. But in col... Read more

  • Scared

    5/8/2015 3:26:14 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I couldn't make myself leave the house today, even for therapy. Filled with fear and anxiety.... Read more

  • Wobbly

    5/7/2015 3:59:38 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    No therapy on Thursdays. I'm feeling tired and wobbly today. I'm making a rule that I have to eat at least two meals a day, and one of them ... Read more

  • Day 119: April Progess/May Goals

    5/5/2015 10:29:25 AM, by PATRICIALUCIA

    Hi everyone! I started off my week with either allergies or a cold, so I quickly ran to the store to get everything I needed to make chicken... Read more

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