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  • Hello Spark Friends!

    9/1/2014 2:19:44 PM, by DELTAGAL65

    Again, a long time away ... 9 months. Realistically trying to blog daily won't happen. But there has been a few changes lately and hopefully I will be successful. I started a weight management program (WMP) with my health insurance company that will last 82 weeks. It is 16 weeks liquid diet, 16... Read more

  • Health challenge started

    9/1/2014 2:06:42 PM, by HARTMOM7

    Feeling VERY fragile today. Sad and anxious, but better than yesterday. I don't feel emotionally stable. Started about 3 days after restarting thyroid meds. Observe. I felt GREAT before. Maybe I need to ask on the thyroid forum? I have started an 8 week health challenge with friends. Noticed ... Read more

  • Vulnerability

    8/31/2014 3:58:34 PM, by WOLFKITTY
    lity A common theme with people is to like things that reinforces the beliefs they already hold. This TED talk linked above is exactly like that. It touches on the themes of some of my previous blogs when I was strugglin... Read more

  • There goes another month

    8/31/2014 2:51:00 PM, by HEYITSLISA

    Last day of August, wow. Where did it go? And how did I accomplish so little during it? I will not make my 1300 fitness minute goal for this month. Unless I work out for like 7 hours today which isn't going to happen! I didn't lose any weight, in fact I gained 1.4 lbs. I ate an avera... Read more

  • I am learning a big lesson about how foods make me feel.

    8/31/2014 9:14:30 AM, by CTUPTON

    Two days of having no energy and feeling like a stuffed pig. Clothes are snug. Ankles are swollen. Knees hurt more. I was enjoying days not needing an afternoon nap. I loved getting more decluttering done. But then I went back to my old eating habits. And bad went to worse! It will tak... Read more

  • Bummer.

    8/31/2014 3:28:26 AM, by COSMICWATCHER

    Summer was slow. In a slow kind of way In my last blog i talked about having gained a few pounds over the exam period (which was ok) and that I was reluctant to step on the scale to find out the size of the dam... Read more

  • 30 day plank challenge - Finished

    8/31/2014 2:00:54 AM, by IMREITE

    I did a 5 minute plank. my arms were shaking when i was done. of course my abs were shaking too. Sunday i am taking the day off. will start a new challenge in september.... Read more

  • Binge with my sister

    8/31/2014 12:05:57 AM, by THEENFP

    I've been staying in Hamilton, NZ for about ten days because my sister invited me, after getting hammered down with a pretty serious cold. I only just made it home. I wasn't supposed to be here until tomorrow. I decided to contribute to groceries for staying there by taking their list, and... Read more

  • The end is in sight!

    8/30/2014 11:39:57 PM, by GOOSIEMOON

    We have been remodeling a foreclosed house for a year and a half now with our DS25. It's going well (albeit a little slowly) and there is a light at the end of the tunnel. We'll be glad when it's over, and know that it was worth it for the time DS got to spend with his grandpa and father, learni... Read more

  • Family first

    8/30/2014 10:54:13 PM, by ASYREETA

    Family reunion was priceless. So much can and does change over the course of two years.... Read more

  • quiet day

    8/30/2014 10:16:40 PM, by IMREITE

    slept in, did a low impact workout and went to the club. a good night. still early so i can relax and get in a 2nd workout.... Read more

  • Facebook 5-Day Positive Challenge

    8/30/2014 5:26:23 PM, by LOLAINSC

    "I've been nominated by one of my dearest friends, (fill in the blank), to participate in a 5 day Positive Challenge, I can most definitely say 3 positive things for 5 days in a row, can you? I nominate (fill in names of three or more Facebook Friends) to do the same, knowing that these people have ... Read more

  • Updates and goal setting

    8/30/2014 3:23:20 PM, by AKALEI349

    Well everyone I am back to try again. Third time's the charm right? Since I last fell behind in my weight loss journey I have switched jobs and gotten off the medication that was causing my weight gain and the issues I was having losing weight. I think part of the reason I stopped last time was... Read more

  • Have a great day! I hope you are feeling flexible today!

    8/30/2014 5:56:49 AM, by CTUPTON
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  • Daily Bible Verse 08/29/2014

    8/29/2014 7:03:02 PM, by PRINCESS1959

    Daily Bible Verse 2 Timothy 2:15 New International Version Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a workman who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth. King James Version Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be a... Read more

  • I Need a Change of Attitude

    8/29/2014 1:55:35 PM, by RENIESSPARKIN

    Instead of focusing on all my woes, I'm going to enjoy the blessing I have and God's gifts. So what if the water line broke in our building? We have plenty of bottled water to use for necessities. The pioneers didn't have piped in water. ... Read more

  • 50 POUNDS GONE!!!

    8/29/2014 11:48:44 AM, by SHAPEUP55

    I am so excited and so motivated! The last time my weight was this low was in 2005...9 years ago! I have more energy, less to no joint pain and my back is so much better. The only thing not improving is my sleep but I think that's a menopause thing...LOL! You may wonder how I'm ... Read more

  • Bitter Sweet

    8/29/2014 11:45:33 AM, by LUCKYLISA12002

    Super excited yet nervous... I know tomorrow is going to be so bitter sweet for me because my mom won't be there to witness any of the wedding planning or the wedding. I really wish she could be there but I find some comfort in knowing her spirit will be present in some way.... Read more

  • Feeling good.

    8/29/2014 10:20:01 AM, by ELLAPOOR

    Feeling better today. The Dr's said they think it is not my borthers heart but they are going to do one more test to make sure.... Read more

  • last week of august

    8/29/2014 9:00:02 AM, by MOODYKEYS

    well I thought this was going to be a weekend without the 2 grandsons because it was their moms weekend. but right after school yesterday we ended up with the boys again after having them from tues to Monday night last week. they were in school tue. wed. and thur. gee their mom had them 2 nights. I ... Read more

  • 3 day weekend

    8/29/2014 12:43:16 AM, by IMREITE

    loking forward to relaxing and getting some projects done... Read more

  • I was wrong

    8/28/2014 9:56:02 PM, by IMREITE

    I took a shortcut in an attempt to do something for a customer. i did not have the authority to approve something, but i was hoping no one would notice/care. I set up a request and put it in the normal queue. i was mistaken. the person viewing the queue decided to be a problem and would not allow i... Read more

  • Dress Shopping

    8/28/2014 7:01:32 PM, by LUCKYLISA12002

    I worked today from 7am until 11:30am as a cashier and at the last half of the day I got to be the cashier out in the nursery which I enjoyed :) I get paid tomorrow and I was able to look up my pay check and saw that I got $483 for 63 hours. I get to try on dresses Saturday!!!!!!!! I CANNOT wai... Read more

  • Another slow start... But its moving along! (even if its at a snails pace!)

    8/28/2014 12:39:40 PM, by SIRENNEA

    I am a procrastinator and I suffer from sidetrackedness daily! I've been up for some hours and really have yet to do anything of major importance today! LOL What's nice is I realize this about myself! I blogged the other day on this subject and posted my To Do list for the day. Granted, I didn'... Read more

  • :(

    8/28/2014 2:56:51 AM, by ASYREETA

    Not feeling well. Can't shake this bug. Hopefully, tomorrow will be better.... Read more

  • 3 Day Weekend!

    8/27/2014 8:44:40 PM, by LUCKYLISA12002

    Today was my last 5am to 2pm shift for inventory prep! i go in tomorrow from 7am until 11:30am as a cashier. It looks like I have Friday off and I requested Saturday and Sunday off last week so I should end up with a 3 day weekend :) We're going to Chico to visit the Fiance's family and to go weddin... Read more

  • nutritionist

    8/27/2014 12:50:17 PM, by MRSSMITH622

    I went to meet with a nutritionist on Wednesday last week. She took me off counting calories and onto counting carbs/proteins/fat. It is almost like a diabetic diet. I am on day 3 and so far so good. Although it does take me a while to figure everything out. Monday I may have had a meltdown when it ... Read more

  • Pictures! How to replace eggs in recipes. Who knew! Thanks sparkfriends!!!

    8/27/2014 11:48:22 AM, by CTUPTON
    Eggs-in-Your-Cooking or a more detailed list:
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  • So all this negativity, and I finally figured out...

    8/27/2014 11:42:18 AM, by ANTIGONAKI

    It's not just that I'm fat (though I really am), it's not just that I've only begun to embrace getting older, or that I'm hypothyroid, I think we've figured out that, for a while now, I've been severely depressed. Sure, I try to put on a happy face, play with my kids, do projects with them, teach th... Read more

  • So Tired; Time to Take It Slow and Take Care of ME

    8/27/2014 10:30:14 AM, by HARTMOM7

    First week of school hurdle cleared. My body is screaming to slow down or I feel sickness on the horizon. Today I will rest. relaxing Qi Gong video for exercise, and simple chores until the "parent on duty" whirlwind of LHS Open House, etc begin this evening. Part of this healthy lifestyle change i... Read more

  • Day 84 countdown to 100% compliance on a special eating plan.

    8/27/2014 9:41:53 AM, by CTUPTON

    Probably I will not stick much to today's eating plan. I am going to lunch with a friend. It is a seafood restaurant. On the rustic side. Lobster and butter--here I come!... Read more

  • Day 85 count down -aiming at 100% compliance with a suggested eating plan for me

    8/27/2014 9:39:43 AM, by CTUPTON

    Well-- I made the corn bread I could have yesterday. Too much temptation for me! I made one fairly small pan of this. 6" by 8" approximately. Yup--ate it all. So most of yesterdays eating plan foods did not get eaten. This is the first bready, muffin kind of food I have had. I really miss that kind ... Read more

  • Worried

    8/27/2014 8:20:36 AM, by ELLAPOOR

    My brother is in ICU for his heart.... Read more

  • day 27 plank challenge

    8/27/2014 12:51:17 AM, by IMREITE

    i am on day 27 of my plank challeng. Time for a 4 minute plank.... Read more

  • Whole30 day 26 This is the friend.

    8/26/2014 10:05:13 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Uh- i don't know how to say this...but ....I ate some cheese....and I liked it. I think this may be the end of my whole 30. I guess we will have to call it whole25. Well, what did we learn? Sugar in its many forms (including whole natural foods) is a crutch. Bread/... Read more

  • Trees and people

    8/26/2014 10:04:43 PM, by GOOSIEMOON

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  • Clothes Shopping...

    8/26/2014 9:57:44 PM, by LAURENG09

    Going clothes shopping makes me feel awful 😞 nothing cute fits me and I have to realize just how big I have let myself become.... Read more

  • 1/4 painted

    8/26/2014 9:31:20 PM, by IMREITE

    dh and i did some painting outside. 1 side of the house is done. still have the longest part of the house left. pf course it is going to rain for the next week so i guess we will have to take the time to do other projects.... Read more

  • Yay!

    8/26/2014 9:11:38 PM, by LUCKYLISA12002

    So the venue has been reserved for 10am to 6pm and will have the ceremony begin at 11:30 and will last no longer than noon. I have contacted a few DJs and florists and just ordered my wedding invitations :) Things are falling in to place!... Read more

  • Variety!

    8/26/2014 12:58:30 PM, by CTUPTON

    Oh yes, this eating plan has veriety. A little too much variety. That is the problem. Each day has a different list of foods. I used to have a sandwich often. Well--there is no bread unless I can make it from that day's food list. And that is nearly impossible! Corn bread works but I still have to ... Read more

  • Day 86--countdown to getting more perfect on the suggested eating plan.

    8/26/2014 12:48:27 PM, by CTUPTON

    It is nice having a limited list of foods to eat in a day. It is forcing me to be creative mixing them. A month ago when I tried this I ended up with meals like fish and lima beans! I have gotten much better. I like that I can plan ahead, too. I can put a few days in the food tracker a head. I guess... Read more

  • Again a slow starter! I so need a schedule!

    8/26/2014 12:04:00 PM, by SIRENNEA

    Ok so I have been going on and on lately about getting this schedule under control. I'm not sure what the hell is holding me back! Today I got up way later than I planned and things seem to be taking forever to accomplish (even my Sparking), but I am still chugging along. I have this daily pla... Read more

  • How to use tahini?

    8/26/2014 6:42:56 AM, by CTUPTON

    I found these ideas. I had a can of tahini for a long time. But I never knew how to use it! It is on my Day 4 of the rotation eating plan. OK now I know! chris (see the link at the end) 1. Dip raw veggies in it. For a simple snack, reach for tahini instead of ranch dressing next time you... Read more

  • Exercise is fun!

    8/25/2014 8:30:05 PM, by JUDITHROXANA

    So on Sunday I played my first soccer game in 20 years and it was a lot of fun. I usually play defense but during the last 15 minutes I played Forward and it was so fun. Of course it involves a lot of running so I was out of breath but was still proud that I could play well considering the fact ... Read more

  • Day 87 countdown...listing elimination of foods I am moderatey to

    8/25/2014 8:19:32 PM, by CTUPTON

    I already listed the foods I am severely sensitive to. I remember them by "STOP ViCe" Now, here are the 12 foods I am moderately sensitive to. I should not eat these for at least 3 months. Then take back only one at a time to see if I react at all. I guess I can eliminate these foods for ... Read more

  • hard week

    8/25/2014 7:28:15 PM, by MOODYKEYS

    well I am still going to be good as far as my calories and exercise but I cant afford to shop for more salad things I need for supper this week. had my grandson all week and had to buy things for them to have. tonight I had coleslaw and haddock for supper. it was good but not as filling as my salads... Read more

  • Took the kids to Seaworld in Texas.

    8/25/2014 9:44:06 AM, by ELLAPOOR

    Sorry I have not been on here this weekend but took the kids to SeaWorld I had a good walk out all over the park. We had a get time now it is time to get back to everything.... Read more

  • Tips To Dropping Weight (over 200 pounds worth!)

    8/25/2014 7:43:10 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    I used SparkPeople and ate MORE naturally, in other words, less processed foods. I started by eliminating growth hormones, which can make cows fat (and thus the people who eat and drink from the cows fat) from meat and milk and buyi... Read more

  • BAbble

    8/25/2014 1:02:20 AM, by IMREITE

    I may have to remember this for later. I do not babble. I often have considerable amounts of information to convey and you may question the manner in which I organize it, but I do not babble... Read more

  • Manic Monday!

    8/25/2014 12:23:11 AM, by ASYREETA

    Will I ever learn to co-exist with Mondays? LOL. It's just something about the word "Monday" that makes me feel meh. Glad to see it however.... Read more

  • When my skinny clothes become my fat clothes

    8/24/2014 10:28:42 PM, by LAURENG09

    When is begin reaching my weight loss goals And my Clothes get too big 😊 I will get rid of th! I have kept them in the past "just in case" and always ended up going back to them. Not this time!!... Read more

  • Sunday!

    8/24/2014 10:12:03 PM, by ASYREETA

    Today was a good day. I ate more sweets than I wanted to. Tomorrow will be better.... Read more

  • shopping day

    8/24/2014 9:43:42 PM, by IMREITE

    i had 2 pairs that wore out so i had to replace them. i found 4 pairs so that way when my other pairs wear out i dont have to shop again. i hate trying on clothes.... Read more

  • How do I shake this saddness

    8/24/2014 9:24:50 PM, by IAMNOLA

    I am so tired of being sad. I don't want to be sad, I feel stupid for being sad. Put this into perspective.... I am better without him...but I am sad without him?? WHAT???? I don't want to live that life, I don't want to live this life...always worried about who the next girl is, always think... Read more

  • Phoenix

    8/24/2014 9:16:25 PM, by JLNHYATT

    I have revamped my page. I am sick of being fat still and having such a hard time. This week I have been on "stay-cation" and have been also revamping the house, well, our bedroom. We have repainted and redone our bedroom and it makes me happy. I wanted to make the place more put together and someth... Read more

  • So Funny (And True!) I Had to Share

    8/24/2014 3:38:57 PM, by LOLAINSC ... Read more

  • To help myself remember foods on each of the 4 day rotation plan.

    8/24/2014 12:29:29 PM, by CTUPTON

    Each day has lots more foods, including various beans and various freggies--- but I am trying to remember the basics. Day 1 is a beef, lamb, flounder, swordfish day. Not all of them! Day 2 is a chicken, tuna, egg day. Not all of them! Day 3 is a pork, halibut day. Not all of th... Read more

  • Count down 90, 89, 88,,, to 100% (or so) sticking to my eating plan.

    8/24/2014 12:12:20 PM, by CTUPTON

    The eating plan is based on a blood test for food sensitivities. The lab mixes my white blood cells with food samples and sees how the WBCs react. If the change dramatically, it means I have a food sensitivity to that food. I had a strong reaction to these foods: STOP ViCe is my mn... Read more

  • Coming Together

    8/24/2014 12:07:26 PM, by LUCKYLISA12002

    So we picked out our invites :) it's a pretty white card stock with sea shells on it and navy blue writing. We got the invites with the envelopes, rsvp cards with envelopes, thank you cards with envelopes, and direction cards. I'll be placing my order as soon as I get in touch with the caterer as I ... Read more

  • Whole30 day 24 Thank you for being a friend

    8/24/2014 10:13:24 AM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Just perusing blogs, articles, and comments before heading out into the sun. Today I get to be DH's gofer while he digs a hole for his radio tower. I really just wanted to write today to tell all of you how grateful I am that you are here. I think of you often while I struggling th... Read more

  • "You can do better." instead of "I can do better." Oh!

    8/24/2014 7:16:57 AM, by CTUPTON

    I found this about "self-talk." Who knew! In one study, University of Michigan researchers induced stress in participants by telling them they had to prepare a speech to give to a panel of judges about their qualifications for a dream job. They were given five minutes to prepare and told ... Read more

  • "You can do better." instead of "I can do better." Oh!

    8/24/2014 7:16:57 AM, by CTUPTON

    I found this about "self-talk." Who knew! In one study, University of Michigan researchers induced stress in participants by telling them they had to prepare a speech to give to a panel of judges about their qualifications for a dream job. They were given five minutes to prepare and told ... Read more

  • Saturdays are always so hard

    8/23/2014 9:14:50 PM, by ZIEMLICH

    In the past week I started working out and eating better. My goal is to find the skinny person trapped under all the unhealthy and unwanted weight. I have been fortunate to have the support of my significant other, my son, my aunt, uncle, and grandmother. I am a lucky woman to have such an amazing s... Read more

  • so humid

    8/23/2014 7:41:41 PM, by IMREITE

    but i did some weeding outside anyway. i have som invasives that spread to far.... Read more

  • Some info on removing toxins from your body. I am still looking for more info on this.

    8/23/2014 5:02:56 PM, by CTUPTON

    Pectin Fruit pectin is probably the most gentle method of detoxing contaminants. Pectin comes from the fibrous portion of the fruit and is most commonly found in the pith of limes, lemons and other citrus fruit as well as in apples. Other sources of pectin are bananas, grapes, carrots, and c... Read more

  • Come on and Go Already!~

    8/23/2014 1:35:00 PM, by SIRENNEA

    I have been up since 7am this morning and have yet to get a darn thing besides dress myself and eat a few HBed eggs... I have so much to do this weekend, every day for that matter, and yet no get up and go to do it! I finally drug my self off the computer earlier from playing a video game ... Read more

  • Weekend Off

    8/23/2014 11:29:38 AM, by LUCKYLISA12002

    Got my walk in already and just doing my Sparkpeople stuff right now. I'm hoping to go fishing with the fiance later and do some of my exercises as well as pick out our invites :) I'm not sure which one I want yet but I think it's going to be 2 birds on a branch with a heart above them as they go in... Read more

  • Countdown day 90..89 --aiming at eventual 100% compliance with suggested eating plan

    8/23/2014 4:41:25 AM, by CTUPTON

    I will try having a "chunky" rather than a smoothie today! I LOVEIT, Justyna. Thanks for that chuckle. I certainly am not being 100% compliant. I am following that advice very well. And I don't feel sick at all. It is only the second day restarting. I did not get sick till the 10th... Read more

  • TGIF

    8/22/2014 11:41:08 PM, by ASYREETA

    Love it!... Read more

  • start out small

    8/22/2014 11:25:56 PM, by IMREITE

    om/30-day-plank-challenge/ it starts out with a 20 second plank if you have trouble to try 2 10 second planks. if there is any times that are too hard to do in 1 plank split them in 2 or 3 sets so it adds up to the amount. ... Read more

  • Because

    8/22/2014 10:39:44 PM, by GOOSIEMOON

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  • Wedding

    8/22/2014 9:25:26 PM, by LUCKYLISA12002

    We went to go look at the venue I was looking at and the fianc ended up liking it! So after our viewing we sat in the parking lot and called the reservation line and set our date by putting down a $100 deposit. The total for the venue is less than $2,000 and $500 of it we get back because it's a cl... Read more

  • Whole30 day 22 another gray day.

    8/22/2014 5:43:22 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    CSA pick up day. Took DD to friends house. Processed another pot of tomatoes. No exercise, but I have been on my feet for most of the day...its seems. I just tried to make a chocolate hazelnut spread with cocoa, coconut milk. coconut oil and hazelnuts. I need a food processor. Its too gritty. too mu... Read more

  • Hanging in there

    8/22/2014 2:20:28 PM, by HEYITSLISA

    It's been a while since I've written a blog so I thought I would. Doing ok. I'll have several good days in a row and then completely ruin it with a 4000 calorie day. Consistency has never been my strong suit. I am able to recognize what triggers my binges and am successful at stopping... Read more

  • Countdown day 90 --aiming at eventual 100% compliance with suggested eating plan

    8/22/2014 12:42:40 PM, by CTUPTON

    I have been advised to more slowly follow the ALCAT eating plan based on my food sensitivities. So I don't have to be "perfect" yet. In 3 months hopefully I will have adjusted so I can eliminate foods seriously, moderately, and mildly sensitive to. Eventually I should be able to tak... Read more

  • sticking with this routine

    8/22/2014 10:40:13 AM, by MOODYKEYS

    good morning, I am sticking to the current plan of eating. even though I was on vacation, I stayed the same weight as last week, no gain, woohoo. so back in the game I am sticking to the plan I have been on for several weeks. I am eating breakfast consisting of eggbeaters, broccoli, birdseye pepper... Read more

  • Sign for my computer to improve

    8/22/2014 6:51:51 AM, by CTUPTON

    At doctor visits I always regret not having done the things to make my "numbers" better. To remind myself , I made a sign to tape on my computer: GOAL: Next doctor visit-lower A1C, lower BP, lower triglycerides, lower weight. I know the habits that help these numbers, but I need a pus... Read more

  • Burn more fat by 1 min. high intensity exercise alternated with 20 min. of moderate exercising.

    8/22/2014 6:35:29 AM, by CTUPTON

    A Cardio Obsession Ramp up cardio, burn calories and fat. Sounds simple enough, but the latest science on exercising for weight loss says otherwise. Classic cardio walking on the treadmill, running, stepping, spinning, etc. doesnt help you lose as much weight as you might think, says Jim K... Read more

  • Found A NEW Food Data Base

    8/22/2014 6:24:38 AM, by 2009GETINLINE
    5-45-00 I was using another website but this one's easier. Some of the foods listed on SP is incomplete, you can edit or start a new listing just remember to add in all minerals and vitamins. Happy eating.... Read more

  • day 20 on plank challenge

    8/21/2014 10:02:05 PM, by IMREITE

    tomorrow is a 3 minute plank day. i have done it before but it is killer on the abs.... Read more

  • Staining while it's raining

    8/21/2014 9:44:26 PM, by GOOSIEMOON

    I spent the better part of today staining the screen porch on the house we're remodeling. Up and down the ladder at least 100 times...that's got to count as some sort of workout, right?... Read more

  • Ennui redux

    8/21/2014 9:10:17 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Blah blah blah... Have I wasted the last 21 days because I didn't follow directions? I don't really feel better....or more skin&hair are still quite dull. Today I woke feeling like a slept on an iron maiden. I cut out the dried fruit today and reviewed the plan. I could see how dens... Read more

  • Whole30 day 21 Queen of Ennui

    8/21/2014 8:09:11 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    OMG cancer moon is tearing me down. I woke up feeling like I had been steam rolled. and not in a good way. Really had a hard time focusing on anything. On the upside Today was the first day that I didn't shove dried fruit into my mouth hoping to make myself stop thinking about ... Read more

  • I Got A Raise

    8/21/2014 7:58:51 PM, by LUCKYLISA12002

    Found out today that I got a .$75 raise!... Read more

  • getting back on track

    8/21/2014 12:54:39 PM, by GREYGRANNYGOOSE

    today is a new day and I am going to get back on track! had a bum knee but its better and going to start exercising more regular again, have been pretty slack on eating healthy ,no excuse but been camping alot and indulging on the fun foods of camping like roasting marshmellows ,chips etc.. so time ... Read more

  • Each day is brighter and brighter!

    8/21/2014 8:58:25 AM, by ELLAPOOR

    All I have to do is keep looking forward. I do not did to sweat the small stuff. I will not let thing bring me down if I slip up because the next min is a new one. I can do this because I will not beat myself up anymore I a will be strong and keep going.... Read more

  • here I go again on this roller coaster called life.

    8/21/2014 3:20:38 AM, by SARALEE24

    Well I have fell off the wagon again with my weight. It seems to be going the wrong direction again. I got my wake up call the other day when I got on the scale. I knew I gained some weight I didnt realizehiw much til then but im glad that I noticed when I did before I get completely out of control ... Read more

  • Very interesting documentary on the clothesline

    8/20/2014 10:26:23 PM, by GOOSIEMOON
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  • farmers work to hard

    8/20/2014 8:06:01 PM, by IMREITE
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  • Exhausted

    8/20/2014 8:03:35 PM, by LUCKYLISA12002

    Exhausted but still trying my best to put in the exercise...... Read more

  • Whole30 day 20 Catching a wave

    8/20/2014 6:53:27 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Hardly know the time is passing now 2/3rds thru. I am uncertain what will happen after the 30th. Today we went to Crescent Beach state park in Maine. What a great weather day. It was warm enough to swim but not so hot that you felt like you had to. The sea air is so refreshing. But if you g... Read more

  • GAS time

    8/20/2014 4:21:04 PM, by HARTMOM7

    It's GAS time, or Give A Shi* time. Something clicked back into place yesterday. Feel almost happy again. Found myself smiling today for no reason. Taking a herbal blend apothecary weight loss drop that really seems to keep my craving under control. Will head to the Farmer's Market tomorro... Read more

  • Feeling great!!!!!!

    8/20/2014 9:53:55 AM, by ELLAPOOR

    Today is great and it only get's better.... Read more

  • Tea tree oil is helping bruises

    8/20/2014 7:46:29 AM, by CTUPTON

    I have been surprised how well tea tree oil (and icing) works for bruising . After the chiropractor does the Graston technique on tissue bumps around my knee and shoulder, often I am bruised. He has been putting something on my skin after the treatment. I got to thinking maybe that is tea tree ... Read more

  • Randomness

    8/19/2014 10:16:40 PM, by IAMNOLA

    I am doing great on calorie intake and exercise progress (two days in a row this week!!). I am struggling inside though. This divorce business is ridiculous. I have been split from him for 5 months, divorced for almost a month. I don't even know why I care what he says...yes I do. I am so an... Read more

  • 5AM Shift

    8/19/2014 9:34:04 PM, by LUCKYLISA12002

    Well today was my first day working from 5am until 2pm for inventory prep... I arrived almost 20 minutes early just to find out there was construction going on by my work and the back gate to the back entrance was locked so I had to walk part of the way to work. When I arrived no one was there so I ... Read more