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  • 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

  • Not a good day for me

    12/18/2016 6:19:49 PM, by HAS2BEME

    Today started out bad for me. I woke up to a message on Facebook that my Uncle died at 1:40 this morning. I knew he was dying but it is still ha... Read more

  • not as tired today

    12/17/2016 3:14:44 PM, by HAS2BEME

    I ended up doing all of my workouts today and I am not as tired as I have been for the last few days. Hope I can keep it up... Read more

  • Brrr!!!

    12/16/2016 10:18:33 PM, by _LINDA

    I just about froze walking (very fast) back and forth to the bridge club today. Its -23º C (-9º F) but the wind just about rips your face off. ... Read more

  • Tired again today

    12/16/2016 8:23:34 PM, by HAS2BEME

    I am tired again today. I go on Monday to see my doctor so I hope that she can figure out what is wrong with me. I think it is my white cells ag... Read more

  • Introspection moment- self-image and self esteem.

    12/16/2016 7:35:41 AM, by MIAMIRN

    Introspection moment. Hi all I was surfing the community forums when I read an interesting topic on self image and weight. I... Read more

  • Game Day GO SEAHAWKS

    12/15/2016 6:58:30 PM, by HAS2BEME

    Well I have everything done for Sparks tonight so that I can sit down and enjoy my game tonight. Only sport I like to watch on TV is Football. ... Read more

  • Ongoing Weight Loss Journey

    12/15/2016 1:48:33 PM, by NDHUNTRESS

    Well a major milestone came and went and I nearly forgot about it. I am officially at my lowest weight in over 18 years. When my daughter w... Read more

  • Feeling Better today

    12/14/2016 6:35:30 PM, by HAS2BEME

    I am feeling much better today. Went to see my doctor for my elbow. It is still not good but they are sending me to the wound clinic to see if ... Read more

  • A Letter to Myself

    12/14/2016 9:19:54 AM, by DEDICATED2HIM

    Dear Cynthia, You have been doing great at losing weight! You are now approaching the place where you don't feel ill when you catch sight of y... Read more

  • Busy

    12/14/2016 7:43:21 AM, by PURPLE0906

    Been trying to keep busy. Have my good days and bad days. Yesterday was really busy. Figured out where to put the Christmas tree, but had to move... Read more

  • Still sick go to dr tomorrow

    12/13/2016 5:47:38 PM, by HAS2BEME

    Ugh I am still sick. I go to the doctors tomorrow for my elbow to see what they want to do with it but I am going to also ask them to check my C... Read more

  • A Revision

    12/11/2016 6:07:44 AM, by DEDICATED2HIM

    So several years ago I was a rabid raw vegan. My skin looked amazing. I had ZERO body odor....I felt good. But it is very very hard to maintain ... Read more

  • Not feel good

    12/10/2016 6:15:10 PM, by HAS2BEME

    Well for the last three days I have not felt well at all. I am hoping this will go away soon. I dont want to keep feeling this way. I did not p... Read more

  • Navel Gazing

    12/9/2016 5:52:52 AM, by DEDICATED2HIM

    I just spent time looking through some other people's Spark Pages. I see the pics of their activities, adventures, travel and athletic events. ... Read more

  • feeling run down today

    12/8/2016 5:23:55 PM, by HAS2BEME

    I am feeling so run down today. I just want to go back to bed but I know I cant or I wont sleep tonight. Have done everything I needed to do fo... Read more

  • Kicking and Screaming

    12/8/2016 6:38:47 AM, by DEDICATED2HIM

    Why is it that I CANNOT talk myself into exercising? When I was in the rehab I busted my butt....to the point of sweating...I was motivated...l... Read more

  • Went to Doctors

    12/7/2016 6:29:07 PM, by HAS2BEME

    I went to my post op my surgery did not go the way we wanted to. It made it so that it was not as deep but it is still open. So now we are goin... Read more

  • Back home from Vacation

    12/7/2016 12:05:06 AM, by HAS2BEME

    Just got home from spending a week with my mom I wish I could have stayed longer. I am still really worried about my twin brother. He is out o... Read more

  • Feeling Blessed - Pics

    12/5/2016 7:40:04 AM, by PURPLE0906

    So far everyone is feeling better now. Been trying to keep myself busy but I still have to lay down after a while due to my neck and back and the... Read more

  • Ongoing journey to good health

    12/4/2016 10:30:48 AM, by NDHUNTRESS

    I am now 152 days post weight loss surgery. I have been oh so fortunate that I have had a text book recovery. No complications of which I am well... Read more

  • stress eating

    12/4/2016 10:29:07 AM, by LOISALLEN

    End result of having the stepdaughter come visit . She is into drugs and god knows what else. anyhow, I ended up eating a big piece of apple p... Read more

  • Struggles and Truth

    12/4/2016 5:18:36 AM, by DEDICATED2HIM

    I've been struggling lately...I'm really feeling depressed and am praying not to be swallowed whole by that monster again. I just have to dig my... Read more

  • heading to the airport

    11/29/2016 1:47:33 PM, by HAS2BEME

    Well I am heading to the Airport to go visit my mom and my twin brother who just got out of the hospital last night. It will be a nice break... Read more

  • They Are Up! Its Down :-(

    11/28/2016 10:07:37 PM, by _LINDA

    Mom and Angus got my new lights up: Love how they... Read more

  • Packing to leave for my moms

    11/28/2016 3:05:40 PM, by HAS2BEME

    Lots to do today. I need to finish packing to go to my mom's I need to find some crock pot recipes and then make them and freeze them so all my ... Read more

  • Photo Vignette

    11/27/2016 9:53:31 PM, by _LINDA

    My brother's new pup Bailee: Still water (moon sh... Read more

  • Dropping the Mole

    11/27/2016 8:11:32 AM, by DEDICATED2HIM

    So I've just rapidly lost about 20 lbs following the death of my mom. Food tasted like sawdust and I had no appetite at all. SO NOW comes the c... Read more

  • Dragging today

    11/26/2016 3:41:16 PM, by HAS2BEME

    I woke up this morning feeling like someone hit me with a Mac Truck. I went back to sleep for a little while got up and felt a little better but... Read more

  • Feeling better, Thanksgiving Day

    11/26/2016 6:18:57 AM, by PURPLE0906

    Thank you to everyone for your support, prayers and well wishes. I finally felt pretty good on Thanksgiving day and so has Lilly. She still has a... Read more

  • Black Friday

    11/25/2016 8:34:28 PM, by HAS2BEME

    I hope that everyone had a happy and safe Thanksgiving. I hope you survived Black Friday if you went out. I did not go out but I only have two ... Read more

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