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  • still can't give blood

    3/27/2017 9:26:22 PM, by IMREITE

    my hemoglobin was low. the other thing that stunk was that they had trouble getting my blood pressure. she tried 3 times on 1 arm. he even trie... Read more

  • Focus.

    3/27/2017 11:42:14 AM, by EDEACONTX

    I've gone wayyyyy backwards. All the weight I've lost since April 2016 I have gained back plus a few pounds. Getting engaged, losing my dad, my m... Read more

  • blood donation tomorrow

    3/26/2017 9:21:20 PM, by IMREITE

    i have not donated blood in abpit 2 years, i kept testing as close to anemic so i starteed eating higher iron foods. it did not fix the issue so ... Read more

  • music time

    3/26/2017 12:49:38 AM, by IMREITE

    have some new music for choir. i should go to practice on thursday even though as a soprano i normally have melody.... Read more

  • Enough is a feast

    3/25/2017 9:22:22 PM, by IAMJOYFUL2

    I have learned that I need very little food to be satisfied and I am appreciating feeling satisfied rather than stuffed. Nothing taste as good a... Read more

  • Iron Numbers

    3/24/2017 9:07:53 PM, by WRITEMANN1

    As soon as I turned 65 my health conscious older children started bugging me to get my blood iron checked. I back shelved it because I thought my... Read more

  • March 24, 2017 628lbs

    3/24/2017 8:12:44 PM, by PERSISTENTTIM

    www.gofundme.com/800lbs youtu.be/gEv9R8T-lR8 I've struggled the last few days with depression but am feeli... Read more

  • Progress not perfection

    3/23/2017 10:32:37 PM, by IMREITE

    The last 2 days i was tired so i did not workout or do much. i did a little cleaning and organizing last night but otherwise felt like a slug. to... Read more

  • Wait 20 min.

    3/23/2017 2:53:02 PM, by IAMJOYFUL2

    "It takes about 20 minutes for your stomach to send a signal to your brain that you are full. In that lag, you may overeat" so I have read. I ... Read more

  • return

    3/23/2017 4:02:26 AM, by NASFKAB

    returning after over a month as had 2 cataract surgeries & the Dr said to stay away from using the computer... Read more

  • 9 days until Weigh-In.... But

    3/21/2017 12:09:25 PM, by MWMS27

    I'm feeling good, workingout hard, exercising smart and see changes already. Weighing-in is only one way to gauge where you are in with your goa... Read more

  • Yep I am stalled

    3/21/2017 12:49:15 AM, by THEATERMAMA

    It has been a month and in a month I have seen 1 lb loss and tomorrow it could be a gain - I think I am stalled. I will get back on it but I hav... Read more

  • outside day

    3/20/2017 8:43:40 PM, by IMREITE

    the weather was in the 50's today. so i was outside picking up sticks after work. it was nice to be outside for a while. of course in will be 40... Read more

  • party planning

    3/19/2017 8:19:32 PM, by IMREITE

    i am good at bringing a dish or 2 to pass. i even can come up with good ideas for gifts. i am not good at planning the menu, decorating or pickin... Read more

  • sleepy day

    3/19/2017 12:46:03 AM, by IMREITE

    started slow, but i got a couple workouts in and did some cleaning. so a pretty ok day... Read more

  • Motivation down, then back up

    3/18/2017 9:14:27 AM, by ELONKA1

    Motivation was down this week. I didn't exercise for 4 of the 7 days. I didn't even feel like spending my usual time on Sparkpeople. Didn't thi... Read more

  • sugar busting walls

    3/18/2017 2:33:32 AM, by IMREITE

    i hit a couple rough spots but there is no reason to quit. time to start working on it again... Read more

  • nutrients to help with cravings

    3/16/2017 9:05:23 PM, by IMREITE

    Magnesium and Chromium are nutrients that are supposed to help prevent sugar and chocolate cravings. even if you dont have cravings, these foods ... Read more

  • March 17, 2017 638lbs

    3/16/2017 6:38:12 PM, by PERSISTENTTIM

    youtu.be/fWO4B5DNZ90 My name is Tim Cogdill, I live in Olathe, KS, I'm 41 and weigh 638lbs, down from 800lbs on January 1st. I... Read more

  • i am back...

    3/16/2017 5:21:54 PM, by JADEBUTTERFLY

    wow it has been 7 years since i have been back...time to start fresh and work hard... Read more

  • Sugar-Free Treat Ideas

    3/15/2017 9:26:20 PM, by IMREITE

    i dont like shoe shopping, i am not a fashionista, i have plenty of perfume for now. i am trying to think of non food treat ideas. undortunatly ... Read more

  • March 14, 2017 No surgery & I need help

    3/14/2017 9:31:35 PM, by PERSISTENTTIM

    youtu.be/UImkrtZn9zY My name is Tim Cogdill, I live in Olathe, KS, I'm 41 and weigh just under 700lbs, down from 800lbs on Jan... Read more

  • happy Pi day

    3/14/2017 9:27:25 PM, by IMREITE

    sorry no sweets here. 3/14 is pi day. feed your brain instead of your stomach- do a math puzzle in honor of pi day.... Read more

  • Day 22

    3/14/2017 11:06:37 AM, by EMBRACEINSPIRE

    I was feeling really discouraged this morning. The scale was essentially the same with a few .5 pound changes the last four or so days. Th... Read more

  • mondays ...blah

    3/13/2017 9:06:46 PM, by IMREITE

    today dragged. i need to be more patient because i am still using my new job. today i spent a what felt like way to long to do something. then i ... Read more

  • limiting sugar

    3/13/2017 12:02:35 AM, by IMREITE

    not always working, but i am having some successes... Read more

  • Back to gym today

    3/12/2017 4:59:30 PM, by JUST_DEBORAH

    .....about time!... Read more

  • redocorating

    3/11/2017 3:59:47 PM, by IMREITE

    the lampshades are falling apart. like if you lightly bump into them stuff falls off of it. so i mentioned they need to be replaced. my hub by sa... Read more

  • Update On My Muscle Disease

    3/11/2017 8:15:36 AM, by JULIHC82

    I hadn't realized how long it had been since I wrote my first blog entry. It's been a year and a half now! Wow, times flies! A lot has happened s... Read more

  • Spark Coach Day 3: 1 thing I love about my body

    3/9/2017 11:15:33 PM, by SBELIEUFATTY

    This is a hard question! I love that my body can still carry me and get me where I need to go. I love that my body can hug my daughter.... Read more

  • extra family for dinner

    3/9/2017 9:43:07 PM, by IMREITE

    we invited my sister's family for supper. her hubby had to work so i bribed her with "but then you dont have to cook a meal and clean up your kit... Read more

  • Great Question!

    3/9/2017 5:58:24 PM, by CATARINA_CERISE

    Why were you given your particular name? ~It's a family name--kind of. Mary and Anne both run in my family. My middle name is Anne and my first... Read more

  • Day 18

    3/9/2017 10:46:18 AM, by EMBRACEINSPIRE

    18 days in. Yes, I am 18 days in. I can't tell you how long it has been that I've stuck to healthy this consistently. To top it off, I do n... Read more

  • Falling off a Bike - Advanced Level

    3/9/2017 7:41:45 AM, by WRITEMANN1

    A teaching colleague, who was an AVID bicyclist, offered me one of his 'urban trail' bikes for $25. He said it was a popular brand. Bought it. ... Read more

  • half done

    3/8/2017 9:45:08 PM, by IMREITE

    today seemed long. had biometrics test today. on the plus side the 10 hour fast was easier then i thought. i did have a protein snack later then ... Read more

  • Spark Coach Day 2:Clothes Shopping

    3/8/2017 4:19:17 PM, by SBELIEUFATTY

    Shopping for clothes is so depressing. The plus size departments (if the store even has one) are always lacking in trendy styles. When you finall... Read more

  • Karma

    3/8/2017 1:15:43 PM, by CATARINA_CERISE

    Karma is an interesting thing and I think a lot of people misunderstand what it actually is. First of all, karma is not just give and take. Karma... Read more

  • I am taming my sweet tooth

    3/7/2017 9:54:03 PM, by IMREITE

    because i eat too much of it. i crave it too often. i like a sweet to end a meal, or in the afternoon when i am sleepy. or early in the even... Read more

  • Spark Coach Day 1: Intro to Staci

    3/7/2017 3:53:35 PM, by SBELIEUFATTY

    Weight struggles are new to me, but it feels like forever. Growing up, and into my early 20's, I was underweight or very thin. It wasn't until ... Read more

  • Jumping Over the Wagon

    3/7/2017 2:44:44 PM, by BLUEEYEDBETTY

    I would say I'm back on the wagon as of today but honestly, it's as if I was never really on it. For the past few years I would get the urge to m... Read more

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