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  • I'm Still Here!

    1/21/2017 6:13:17 PM, by HMKITTEN

    It has been over five weeks and I am still stuck at 200 pounds. There are several reasons for this, the biggest being that I have not been eating... Read more

  • I walked today!

    1/20/2017 5:51:23 PM, by ANGRITTER

    I was still in my pajamas, shorts & a tank top. It's about 80 degrees & muggy. The mosquitos are the size of squirrels, I've pulled sticks & sm... Read more

  • 65 pounds down!

    1/19/2017 8:52:40 AM, by UMBLAH21

    It amazes me that I have lost 65 pounds...... That is equivalent to an average 7 year old... I started counting calories in 2013 and really... Read more

  • One day at a time

    1/18/2017 5:36:52 AM, by PURPLE0906

    Been keeping pretty busy lately. John picked up a bunch of clear totes and have been sorting out stuff for Ebay, yarn, clothes etc. I did send a ... Read more

  • Things are looking up!

    1/17/2017 2:48:08 PM, by KIMMYWIZZIE1

    Things have been much better since my last knee gel injection. The pain is still there, but pretty much only when I go up and down stairs or I'm ... Read more

  • First two weeks

    1/17/2017 1:37:09 AM, by KRAZYKATLADY23

    Hi! I've been meaning to start my blog but I couldn't figure out how to do so from my phone. It kept telling me to click the + an... Read more

  • Boggarts & Mopeles oh my!

    1/16/2017 7:06:19 PM, by 4CYNDI

    This blog started as an assignment in my Defense Against the Dark Arts class. It became longer and more involved My boggarts got the best o... Read more

  • I'm having a crappy week...

    1/12/2017 5:47:17 PM, by BKWERM

    I'm having a crappy week. The high point of the week has been my toast every morning. For a change, it's coming out of the toaster perfectly toas... Read more

  • thrilling!!

    1/11/2017 2:13:14 PM, by KELLY_SS

    As of this morning, I've lost my first 10 lbs since returning to SP. I am so happy and feeling motivated! I also am re-joining a team I was ... Read more

  • Good to be back

    1/10/2017 2:51:16 PM, by KELLY_SS

    I came back to Sparkpeople mid-December after being away for a couple of years. Obviously I want to lose weight, and have lots of weight to lose... Read more

  • Monday chills!

    1/9/2017 12:19:47 PM, by ANGRITTER

    I'm thinking of slapping on my Sauna Suit (BioSweats brand & made for "cutting weight so you really do SWEAT with the oldies in it for only $160!... Read more

  • An amazing person

    1/9/2017 5:20:03 AM, by PURPLE0906

    homeless/93979928/ I came across... Read more

  • Starting over

    1/8/2017 4:16:40 PM, by ANGRITTER

    It's been a year or so since I've been here. My scale, whether right or wrong, helped me make up my mind today. Time to get out of bed, fight... Read more

  • Sugar Busting

    1/8/2017 6:10:35 AM, by DEDICATED2HIM

    About a week ago I joined the Sugar Busting Challenge. I did it half heartedly...not convinced that I can do it (even though I went for several ... Read more

  • Word for the year…

    1/6/2017 6:10:21 PM, by 4CYNDI

    Thank you my wonderful friends for your support, understanding and care. I will be responding personally in a bit, but I wanted to get these fee... Read more

  • Just a Normal Thur.

    1/5/2017 4:56:41 PM, by HAS2BEME

    Just a normal day for me. Did my work out and have been eating good.... Read more

  • Steamfresh Riced Cauliflower!

    1/5/2017 8:45:25 AM, by BETHUMZ

    Talk about easy lazy goodness! I don't know about y... Read more

  • A New Year; A New Me

    1/5/2017 6:07:00 AM, by DEDICATED2HIM

    This year I am really working on myself...my inner self as well as the self others see. God has pointed out to me some persistent sins that invo... Read more

  • Feeling Good

    1/4/2017 5:55:55 PM, by HAS2BEME

    I am feeling good today. I ran all over the place during my little break but was not feeling that great. After doing my work out today I feel s... Read more

  • Tough Road

    1/4/2017 4:20:22 PM, by _LINDA

    My journey to health and fitness has been jammed with challenges right from the start. I have always enjoyed exercise, moving, hiking from an ea... Read more

  • Been gone 13 days

    1/3/2017 6:23:00 PM, by HAS2BEME

    I have been gone 13 days I got busy with Christmas and then the day after Christmas I flew back home to go to my Uncles Funeral. Got home late T... Read more

  • 2016 RIP, Welcome 2017

    1/2/2017 11:32:55 PM, by 4CYNDI

    So, I've been thinking.... and thinking... and thinking, but not doing. Last year was... rough. I gained back most (but not all) that I had los... Read more

  • January Jumpstart and Health Tips

    1/2/2017 9:59:47 PM, by _LINDA

    The New Year started off the same as the old year went out -in the deep freeze. It was -34º C (-30º F) this morning so once again confined to th... Read more

  • As promised, Pictures from Christmas Eve, etc.

    12/30/2016 5:41:28 AM, by PURPLE0906

    Good Morning, hope everyone has a wonderful day today, stays safe and warm. Below are some pic's from Christmas Eve. Hope they make you smile. ... Read more

  • Then and Now

    12/29/2016 5:16:03 AM, by DEDICATED2HIM

    In this bout of weight loss spanning from 2015-2016 I've lost 48 lbs.. There was one other time--in 2010-2011 when I had lost a significant amoun... Read more

  • Rough end of year

    12/29/2016 5:00:10 AM, by PURPLE0906

    It's been pretty rough lately. First my neighbor Marie's friend Lucia's husband, Vince died, then Marie's brother in law, Guy died, then Lucia's ... Read more

  • Daisy's Bath Time

    12/29/2016 12:45:20 AM, by _LINDA

    Mom has to get in first so Daisy will follow: ... Read more

  • Rewriting negative self-talk

    12/28/2016 4:45:32 PM, by SHINING_ON

    I like to think I'm not a terribly negative person as a rule. I tend to find hidden silver linings, look on the sunnier side of life, annoy other... Read more

  • Home again

    12/28/2016 12:32:23 AM, by _LINDA

    An entry into a contest for a New Year's Face... Read more

  • My First Christmas post WLS

    12/27/2016 10:12:04 AM, by NDHUNTRESS

    Well the first Christmas Challenge post weight loss surgery is in the books. It was not a complete success but not a failure either. Fort the m... Read more

  • holiday gain

    12/27/2016 7:14:06 AM, by LOISALLEN

    is it possible to gain 4 pounds over 4 days? Seems like a lot. well, on to better decisions for the rest of the week ... Read more

  • Making Progress

    12/24/2016 12:29:59 AM, by SBECKER526

    My husband had his medication sensipar increased to a 90 mg tablet per day. He began to have splitting headaches, nausea, and other problems. T... Read more

  • Busy

    12/22/2016 5:49:46 PM, by HAS2BEME

    It has been a very busy week for me. I seem to be getting side tracked with other things because I am trying to do so many things at one time. ... Read more

  • The Trail Mix from Hell

    12/22/2016 4:54:39 AM, by DEDICATED2HIM

    So for quite a while I was going great guns in my weight loss...losing a pound a day in the days following Mom's death. I knew that that rapid w... Read more

  • Keeping on track

    12/21/2016 7:42:25 PM, by HAS2BEME

    I am keeping on track which is good because I eat when I am stressed or depressed. But I have been doing good without eating junk food. ... Read more

  • Motivated today

    12/20/2016 6:05:22 PM, by HAS2BEME

    I am motivated today. I am feeling better and I have a lot of things that I need to do before Christmas and before I leave to go to back home th... Read more

  • Thank you for your Prayers and update

    12/20/2016 3:05:20 AM, by PURPLE0906

    Thank you all for your prayers. I called the hospital yesterday and talked briefly to Karen. The nurse was in with her and she was being released... Read more

  • Booked my flight

    12/19/2016 11:33:34 PM, by HAS2BEME

    Well I booked my flight to go back home for my uncles funeral will leave on Monday the day after Christmas.... Read more

  • I Did It! Now What?

    12/19/2016 4:48:47 PM, by HMKITTEN

    Two hundred pounds! I made it! So why do I feel so bad? I overate yesterday big time, celebrating my new victory--with food. Not the smartes... Read more

  • Need Prayers

    12/19/2016 10:11:12 AM, by PURPLE0906

    Please say a prayer for Pat's Mom. She was admitted in the hospital yesterday and they think she had a stroke. They are doing more tests on her t... Read more

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