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  • Getting back into "normal" mode feels so good!

    12/12/2014 8:05:52 PM, by ACRAIG921

    I'm glad to be done with my final exams. The past two weeks have been super crazy with both highs and lows. I had my final exam yesterday a... Read more

  • Day 10 No S

    12/11/2014 10:15:46 AM, by NANETTEH

    First, a big thank you to EDLEAR for the foam roller suggestion! I got mine out of the basement and rolled around on it for awhile yesterday eve... Read more

  • Week 2 - No S

    12/9/2014 10:35:01 AM, by NANETTEH

    Fresh off my wonderful weekend, it was back to the No S! And no problem!! Having the simple rules really works for me. And the exceptions ... Read more

  • Wonderful Weekend!

    12/8/2014 10:59:24 AM, by NANETTEH

    I had a terrific weekend and am starting the work week happy and relaxed. The weekend started with babysitting my grandson on Friday evening... Read more

  • No S - day 4

    12/5/2014 11:12:02 AM, by NANETTEH

    Well let's call yesterday an S, or special, day. I did not eat 'No S" yesterday. I had seconds and a (small) sweet snack. And didn't exe... Read more

  • No S - day 3

    12/4/2014 10:29:54 AM, by NANETTEH

    Yesterday was good. Last night was a leftover dinner - but left over from Thanksgiving - so yum! I plated my food, warmed it up and ate it. Ex... Read more

  • No S Diet - successful day 2

    12/3/2014 10:39:53 AM, by NANETTEH

    Yesterday was another No S success day! No seconds was my biggie as dinner was wonderful... baked cod, spinach and mushroom rice pilaf! Fortuna... Read more

  • No S Diet - successful day 1

    12/2/2014 10:29:08 AM, by NANETTEH

    Yesterday was day 1 of No S Diet. No sweets - check! No seconds - check! No snacks - check! I purchased my sledge hammer and did one set ... Read more

  • Day 1 No S Diet

    12/1/2014 10:15:41 AM, by NANETTEH

    Today is my first day of eating the No S diet! It is easy to understand - no sweets, no snacks, no seconds! This will be interesting! I am... Read more

  • Bleeding Knees

    12/1/2014 9:16:45 AM, by JENNIEQKA

    Trying to capture this whole year behind me, I realize I have fallen so often that I have spent it more on my knees than walking. And yet, someho... Read more

  • November Update

    11/20/2014 11:07:38 PM, by FOUTZIOUS

    Well, I thought I had relief. Still feeling sick off and on. I am definitely getting the sense it's stress related, but happens more when I'm ANT... Read more

  • Relief!

    11/12/2014 9:58:41 PM, by FOUTZIOUS

    My body is in remission from... whatever was wrong with it. At least for now. I can't say that going gluten free helped, because I definitely did... Read more

  • One day at a time

    11/11/2014 10:56:26 AM, by NANETTEH

    In my daytimer, back in April I started a countdown towards my goal weight. My goal was to lose two pounds per week at first. My starting weigh... Read more

  • I DID IT!!!!

    11/8/2014 7:10:06 PM, by MISTY1127

    I ran my second 5k today. I only had 2 weeks between the two races, so I didn't get alot of time to train. I am so ecited, I had a goal of unde... Read more

  • Is it too early for Christmas music??

    11/6/2014 11:23:45 PM, by ACRAIG921

    I was driving to school this morning and while flipping through the radio stations I found that one of our local radio stations had already chang... Read more

  • Another new good thing

    11/2/2014 8:52:25 PM, by AHMAZING2

    I'm working on a few new habits. Since two months ago I have been slowly increasing my dedication to these things: 1. Taking magnesium-aid... Read more

  • Getting a little frustrated

    11/2/2014 3:06:32 PM, by ACRAIG921

    I've been dedicated on this journey since July and I've only lost 6 lbs, so I'm frustrated. I know that when I'm in school I might not have as m... Read more

  • Building up Determination!

    10/30/2014 9:21:48 AM, by JENNIEQKA

    There's this girl, a woman actually, that I met several months ago. She was by far the biggest obese person I have seen live. I struggle with som... Read more

  • Gluten-free....

    10/28/2014 8:54:43 PM, by FOUTZIOUS

    I have officially begun my gluten free diet. I will start by saying... it is not fun. I've done it before. In high school, when I was sudden... Read more

  • It's a new week

    10/26/2014 2:05:56 PM, by ACRAIG921

    Last week I went back to class and I had a great week. I'm in my peds/OB rotation and I just love it. I normally don't like working peds becaus... Read more

  • I need to just do it.

    10/26/2014 3:18:49 AM, by EDLEAR

    Things have been crazy busy for me for awhile, and I don't see it letting up anytime soon. My partners hired me a new assistant back in Aug... Read more

  • Hooray!!!

    10/25/2014 2:02:14 PM, by MISTY1127

    I completed my first 5k this morning. It was so much fun! I can't wait until the next one!! Read more

  • Today's Food for Thought!

    10/24/2014 3:18:53 PM, by JENNIEQKA

    Lord, if I go for a walk today, I'll consider myself a winner. If I don't,... Read more

  • Keeping track of things

    10/24/2014 12:44:56 PM, by PAISLEYOWL140

    September 11th I started a food journal to help me see just how bad I eat. It works so good. Ive noticed that I dont eat that much fruit or veg... Read more

  • When Hungry Really Means Hungry!

    10/23/2014 10:28:32 AM, by JENNIEQKA

    Yeah. It has been like that most of the times. If it hasn't, I would have n... Read more

  • My last and final plan, Im serious this time!

    10/22/2014 3:06:41 PM, by PAISLEYOWL140

    This past week I havent been able to start my plan because I had a 24 hour bug and then pain in my neck because I need new pillows. The pain cau... Read more

  • Encouraging My Own Efforts!

    10/22/2014 10:05:00 AM, by JENNIEQKA

    In the midst of struggle, I choose to hold my enthusiasm. I do so to encou... Read more

  • Good news! and not-so-good news

    10/21/2014 7:46:43 PM, by FOUTZIOUS

    So I went to the doctor yesterday, for this never-ending mystery sickness. She said she doesn't know what's wrong with me. She seemed irritated t... Read more

  • Being Victorious!

    10/21/2014 10:44:50 AM, by JENNIEQKA

    Yesterday I had at least 5 good reasons not to go out walking during my lunch hour. 1. I had slept for only like 5 hours, and even those fiv... Read more

  • Mid-October Update

    10/20/2014 9:17:31 PM, by STELABELA61

    I am sticking to it so far. Update on my 3 goals: 1) I'm down to 196 - need another 7 more pounds to get to 189. It would take losing 3.5 ... Read more

  • I forgot to do this yesterday!!

    10/20/2014 8:25:30 PM, by ACRAIG921

    I was busy yesterday, then I went to work, I forgot to log in yesterday, oops!! I've been enjoying the last few days of my break. Today I w... Read more

  • Happy Friday!!

    10/17/2014 2:41:47 PM, by ACRAIG921

    Today's been another productive day. I dropped the dog off to get groomed (she was looking really bad!!), made it to the grocery store, I've don... Read more

  • Surviving the Restaurant!

    10/17/2014 9:46:25 AM, by JENNIEQKA

    Since the beginning of last week (when I was at my lowest emotional!) I was... Read more

  • Hard, but not Impossible!

    10/15/2014 11:23:09 AM, by JENNIEQKA

    I kind of did well yesterday... Not the best, but close to good. I took it as one more piece of this 'ME" broken puzzle. Oh, how I fight those cr... Read more

  • Necessity is the Mother of Invention (and Despair is its Father!)

    10/14/2014 10:45:55 AM, by JENNIEQKA

    I feel as if yesterday I reached the bottom. Lost self-confidence. Gave up. I was ashamed of myself. Felt like living a lie. Kept that nice "wish... Read more

  • Losing the Battle!

    10/13/2014 12:15:57 PM, by JENNIEQKA

    For a long time, I'm struggling to get back on track. Track a little, skip a little, more skip than track; I don't feel like the road is leading ... Read more

  • It's gonna be a great week!

    10/12/2014 12:34:51 PM, by ACRAIG921

    I still have the next week and a half off from school so I'm going to have a chance to actually get some stuff done around here. First and... Read more

  • Progress. Sort of.

    10/11/2014 5:16:04 PM, by FOUTZIOUS

    It's Saturday! And we all know why Saturdays are awesome. I get to sleep in... and I get to relax when I eat. I have never appreciated this more,... Read more

  • Back from hiatus

    10/9/2014 8:23:32 PM, by ACRAIG921

    So I'm back after a few weeks of to focus on my studying. I'm so glad to be done with this rotation. It was hard, mostly because my instructor ... Read more

  • Still sick

    10/9/2014 3:50:31 AM, by FOUTZIOUS

    I am still sick. For a few days I was actually getting better. Little by little, feeling like a normal person. I never regained my energy but I c... Read more

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