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  • Lunch for this week and next

    10/17/2017 11:20:48 PM, by BOOTYLICIOUS83

    Shake and bake chicken made for this week and next week lunch for work.... Read more

  • Thoughts

    10/17/2017 11:19:50 PM, by BOOTYLICIOUS83

    I NEED to get back on track and start dropping pounds ( and inches!) Again. At work I do fine. Bran cereal for breakfast everyday with a banana Lunch is usually chicken salad or chicken with veggies and rice. And yogurt Dinner is always HUGE like a whole pizza, turkey burgers, ordering out. I wor... Read more

  • Wanted a snack

    10/17/2017 3:13:39 PM, by BOOTYLICIOUS83

    Wanted a snack.... Read more

  • 10/14/2017 Weigh In (#8) - Biking more

    10/16/2017 12:59:03 AM, by GOODGETNBETR

    Thanking God for the great deal I got on my new Specialized Hardrock. Got it for $20. It needed a little TLC, previous owner ripped off the derailleur in the rear wheel, but I took the time and got it going again. Needs more work but even with the knobby tires it's really light and fast. Once I ... Read more

  • Dinner

    10/12/2017 10:15:49 PM, by BOOTYLICIOUS83

    Turkey tacos for dinner. Ground turkey, shredded lettuce, cheese, sour cream. Got so happy eating them never bothered to measure 😟... Read more

  • Midnight

    10/11/2017 12:36:58 AM, by BOOTYLICIOUS83

    So I ate extra last night. Came home from work had 2 cans of spaghetti Then had a chicken taco for dinner Because I ate before 8 pm ( which absolutely never happens) I got hungry at midnight. I got a slight hunger pain then just had this gnawing obsessed I NEED food in my mind and so this happen... Read more

  • Lunch

    10/9/2017 3:23:11 PM, by BOOTYLICIOUS83

    Homemade chicken taco. Only had one instead of 2. Much less stuffed and way less calories.... Read more

  • Have not been doing good

    10/9/2017 1:41:37 PM, by BOOTYLICIOUS83

    Since I went to my doctor appointment a few weeks ago ( and even before) I have kinda been eating what I want, eating too big portions, exercising a couple times a week. It's like since I seem to be stuck at 247 ( still) and my work pants still fit I have the mind set of I can do eat whatever I want... Read more

  • 10/07/2017 Weigh In (#7) Fall 5% Challenge begins...Weight of the Nation (HBO)

    10/8/2017 12:56:32 AM, by GOODGETNBETR

    Up a few pounds this week but not worried about it. Using the Fall 5% Challenge to push myself towards my goal of ending the 8 weeks at 239 lbs or less by the final weigh in on Saturday December 2nd. Learned a lot about diet from watching HBO's Weight of the Nation. Looking forward to implementin... Read more

  • Lunch

    10/4/2017 12:07:13 PM, by BOOTYLICIOUS83

    Boneless BBQ chicken with basil and a red potatoe.... Read more

  • Lately

    10/3/2017 3:43:20 PM, by BOOTYLICIOUS83

    So lately my pair of work pants are snug. Not so tight that I can't get them on but not loose enough like my others. I eat Kellogg's whole wheat bran cereal literally everyday for breakfast with 2% milk. Lunch is usually chicken salad, or chicken with rice or chicken with veggies. Or if it's non pa... Read more

  • Ch-ch-changes! Yet Steady with Maintenance!

    10/3/2017 10:17:13 AM, by DDOORN

    Okay, first I wrote a bit in response to a message board post in which the person was wondering about choosing calorie-counts that work for her, so I thought I would share that. Then, on to Big News (HUGE thanks to everyone popping in now & then with kind words of support)! Definitely the... Read more

  • 10 01 2017 Weigh In (#6) - Fort4Fitness...done! Runner race tips.

    10/1/2017 10:47:15 PM, by GOODGETNBETR

    Not sure why but I always dread the day of the race. Signing up? Always enjoyable. Race day? Not so much. But I showered, got dressed and even though I was a few minutes late I crossed the start line. Took a few minutes before I started coming up on the back of the pack but slowly started maki... Read more

  • Smaii Goals

    9/30/2017 2:11:57 PM, by -SHOREIDO-

    Not sure if this is where I drop my "small goals" but I'm dropping them here. This week's were: Don't cancel that dentist app't!!! It's all part of the "healthy group" Make others feel special ( Went over and made "baked ZITI" for my granddaughter Helped our local High School raise... Read more

  • Down 109lbs 11lbs from my goal weight

    9/28/2017 5:42:12 PM, by HSARMYWF

    I'm at 141lbs now trying to get to 130. Doing really well doing crossfit 4-5 days a wk. Plus oly distance triathlon training then after 3 mo switching to half iron training plan. I ran a 4 mi running race last sat. My fastest mile was 11:08 which is the fastest I've ever run. Yesterday was crossfit... Read more

  • Humility and realizations

    9/28/2017 3:16:23 PM, by BABSAWRITER

    I am feeling rather humbled by all the very sweet and supportive comments on my last post and reminded that none of us are in this alone. So many times I feel alone on my journey--and coming to Sparkpeople helps me remember that I do have support. And in a way, I find the support here more supp... Read more

  • Small Victory

    9/25/2017 11:54:05 AM, by BABSAWRITER

    I was at the doctor's office today for my 6 week follow-up. My blood pressure went from 147/90 to 120/80! And I'm down 5 pounds. This news has only served to make me even more determined to get myself in shape and to keep going. Actually I knew my weight was down--I wasn't so sure about the bl... Read more

  • I can do this

    9/24/2017 10:25:13 PM, by RHETTDOG

    For who don't know, it's been 5 1/2 months since I broke my leg. Today I walked my first mile stopping 3 times. I'm going to try for another mile tomorrow. Wish me luck.... Read more

  • 105lbs down 2nd week of triathlon training almost done.

    9/22/2017 1:50:16 PM, by HSARMYWF

    So I'm doing a 3 mo oly tri training program then I'm switching over to a 3 mo half Ironman training program. I'm planning on running a half marathon in March. Then in April I start one oly distance tri a month. Then In May I'm doing a 200k in a day cycling event that I did before 2yrs ago. Then in... Read more

  • Good news

    9/20/2017 6:27:23 PM, by RHETTDOG

    I've been walking 1/2 mile a day to reach a goal to walk a 5K in October. I'm out on longterm disability thru my job. Today I got a call that my job offers an online trainer and will pay for the 5k! 😜 ... Read more

  • Mission Accomplished!

    9/20/2017 5:46:39 PM, by JUSTEATREALFOOD

    For a few years I have been wanting to go on a bike ride from my house to the lake. It is all rail trail so I wouldn't have to worry about traffic, which I loathe. The ride would be 123 km or for you Americans 76 miles round trip. I have done long rides before but never over 100 km and never by m... Read more

  • Dr. Appointment today

    9/19/2017 9:48:06 PM, by BOOTYLICIOUS83

    Had a Dr. Appointment today. Was SO hoping to lose the 7 pounds to be at 240.. was still 247 . Wtf. I've been busting my behind eating salads, veggies, rice working out and still not at 240 or under. Why???!! I know I'm doing good because all my clothes are big my work pants which are a size 24 are ... Read more

  • I owe you

    9/19/2017 3:56:10 PM, by YISHAY

    I was thinking i did once tell you guys that i would post pics and i have just taken some my journey is not over yet but in about 20 or so lbs i think it will be but i now have some pics to show you how far i've come. that one is then Love you guys and your support it really make a difference. 247 p... Read more

  • getting there

    9/19/2017 1:55:16 PM, by YISHAY

    Hi all, well after a long and tedious summer the fall is sort of here,my dad is on the mend learning to walk again but mostly in bed he hates the chair even though its good for his ab muscles. I'm still going back and forth to the residence (still temporary) but OMG the food they have nothing for th... Read more

  • Vertigo Awareness

    9/18/2017 1:35:00 PM, by -SHOREIDO-

    Wandering back to the your porch. Was just browsing around and so happy to see everyone's goals and woe's coming together. I'm right there with you. It's just so darn hard to climb what seems to be a mountain that has grown right here in life~ The latest and greatest (Vertigo) is still remindi... Read more