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  • 4/27/2015 Last Week in Review

    4/27/2015 8:44:40 PM, by PATTYKLAVER

    We're starting to get into more of a pattern. But my daughter and I both think writing up a loose schedule between us will help us not do double-duty on some things. To actually get the time to do it may prove to be something entirely different. I did much better in the moving department last... Read more

  • Ending of April 2015

    4/27/2015 5:46:15 PM, by NEWWALK

    All right everyone! April ends in a few days. May will be here before you know it.Congratulations to everyone who achieved their weight loss goals so far!! And congratulations to those of us who are struggling but still motivated to keep striving toward our weight loss goals!!! I'm on and off the we... Read more

  • The last 10 pounds

    4/27/2015 8:53:13 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

    At 25 pounds I thought I had reached my goal. Then at 35 I thought I had reached my goal now I'm at 40 pounds lost and I still think maybe I still have more weight to loose. So maybe another 10 pounds??? I am 5'3" and now weigh 135. According to BMI I am in the healthy range but I still have hips an... Read more

  • 2 weeks in - still at it! :)

    4/27/2015 7:15:50 AM, by JAYELDOUBLEYOU

    So I'm still at it! :) Doing well for the most part - down 14 lbs overall. Saturday was a bit of a setback because my husband and I ate 2 of our 3 meals at restaurants and I overdid it at both meals. My weight jumped 4 lbs between Saturday and Sunday. I know that's mostly water weight (my body fat %... Read more

  • Men vs. Women Dieting

    4/26/2015 4:00:15 PM, by PATTYKLAVER

    I just read an article about the difference between men and women dieting. We all know that it's easier for a man to lose weight that it is for a woman to lose weight. We've all heard about everyone having different metabolisms. This article pointed out some things that I had never thought of... Read more

  • pain and loss

    4/26/2015 10:35:54 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    PAIN AND LOSS Really struggling tonight. Bawling my eyes out. Just want someone to hold but I have no one. I've been in a toxic abusive marriage and I'm still totally in love with him. I don't know what is wrong with me, I'm living in a room .,pennyless and he kept all my things and my 4 cats and ... Read more

  • A bit of celebration today!

    4/26/2015 12:31:40 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

    Today I celebrate a 40 pound loss!!! I'm so excited to have reached one more goal. I just have 10 more pounds to go 125 pounds here I come. 9... Read more

  • Which Golden Girl Are You?

    4/25/2015 5:42:43 PM, by IMAVISION

    184 38 184 38184 38 184 38184 38 As always, 304 for stopping in to check this out. May you know the blessing of loving & receiving love in return! 184 38 184 38184 38 184 38184 38 Take the Golden Girls personality quiz & find out if you are a Blanche, Dorothy, Rose or S... Read more

  • Another quote for the day

    4/24/2015 11:53:17 PM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

    Positive mind. Positive vibes. Positive life. I have to admit, when I think more positively, the day does go by much smoother. Stay positive!!! 30 334... Read more

  • Three quotes!

    4/24/2015 2:04:56 PM, by IMAVISION

    386 381 386 381 386 381 386 381386 381 304 for checking these quotes out. I certainly enjoyed them & am hoping that you will, too! I especially enjoyed the last one! 20 God bless the rest of your Friday & the coming weekend with success in all areas! 386 381 386 381... Read more

  • My new afternoon snack

    4/23/2015 4:22:32 PM, by NEWWALK

    Every afternoon I used to drink sodas and just eat eat eat, this week I made myself a salad and added shredded turkey herb baslimic sandwich meat, mixed in a cup of tiny red tomatos, two cups of shredded lettuce, one cup of shredded cheese. Added a bit of baslmic salad dressing. If making and eatin... Read more

  • The 4th day!

    4/23/2015 12:10:20 PM, by NEWWALK

    Today(Friday,April23,2015)-is my 4th straight day in a row doing 2 miles of aerobic walking. I am enjoying the dvd from trainer Leslie Sansome. I have felt great all week, and I was able to tell myself NO to binging on pizza. Instead my husband and I went to Hog Wild Pit Barbecue and each got a smal... Read more

  • hopeful

    4/23/2015 10:49:02 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    i have not had a 5 dollar bill since feb,as my assistance from the state and government is pending!!!! i cant pay my rent ,get meds or buy my own toilet paper.its so degrading to me and my family says oh dont whine!!!! like geeeze,i just want to die.How can i make myself want to live under these cir... Read more

  • update on neurotomy, and other issues

    4/23/2015 10:00:56 AM, by PHOENIXREBIRTH

    neurotomy, x-ray, transportation switched w/o my permission or knowledge... Read more

  • Nothing is impossible

    4/23/2015 9:59:54 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

    So today I decided to get a quote and talk about it. Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'! Audrey Hepburn Anything is possible, I think somethings may take longer than we are willing to invest our time in. Some things actually take a miracle and I happen to... Read more

  • angry

    4/23/2015 9:54:46 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    The Real Me : I am feeling angry and full of rage this morning.Now that I left my abuser no one in the real world outside of these groups wants to hear my Voice now that I got me back!!!!! Not even my therapist! Everyone wants me to pretend I'm just okay now and happy and tells me i should just let ... Read more

  • 13 food facts we don't want to believe!

    4/22/2015 10:40:02 PM, by IMAVISION

    427 491 486 45 22 489 483 491 486 45 524 & 304 for giving moments of your lives to stop by. I hope you find the following interesting &/or helpful. God bless us all with His wisdom in selecting the foods we choose to bring into our homes & put into our bodies! 489 483 22 4... Read more

  • I See Some Improvements and Some I need to make.

    4/22/2015 8:54:44 PM, by PATTYKLAVER

    Since Helena and Sherry have been here, I've noticed a few things about myself. 1. I have been getting up and moving right away. 2. Thework gets do earlier. 3. i have m out of the house earlier. 4. I have cut down on computer time. But: 1. I don't get my steps in or exercised... Read more

  • trash

    4/22/2015 7:08:20 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    feeling frustrated: this is really bothering me so i need advise please.I live with my landlady and she does my trash.she only has a trashcan in the kitchen very small like the bathroom kind!!!I have that much trash to fill it ever two days and every time i want to throw out my trash it is full,I ... Read more

  • my story

    4/22/2015 4:04:30 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    I've been writing again for the past couple of days and I realized something so simple today that I can't believe that I didn't realize before....every time I kept silent about what he did to me and kept his secrets for him it gave him power over me. He fed on it and became bigger and bigger until h... Read more

  • Having a cold is going to put a damper on my workout

    4/22/2015 9:15:32 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

    After tending to many children with runny noses, and coughs I finally got their cold. Yesterday I felt is coming on and I ran and walked anyway but today I feel awful. I have a sever head cold. I took some medicine and I'm hoping I will be able to breath better soon. I usually workout in the afterno... Read more

  • Eating out

    4/21/2015 9:22:18 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

    I think the biggest challenge I have is eating out. What should I order? One would think that salads are safe but so many times they are not! I find that I need to know where I am going, look up the menu on line, figure out what I can eat (not to mention hopefully I can afford that choice) and go th... Read more

  • missing you

    4/21/2015 4:06:37 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    I want him to know that I am the one who is done with him. I am the one who is choosing to kick him to the curb and I am the one who is choosing to move on with my life. I prayed for God to deliver me from his abuse and had hoped that God would miraculously turn him into a human being but instead my... Read more

  • Back to the Monday grind

    4/21/2015 12:56:24 AM, by TIFFANIEFAITH

    Monday, Monday ... cant't trust that day Well ... that's what the Mamas and the Papas say 20 Today was rough, but good ... slow but flew by ... unproductive while accomplishing a few things Start off the day with a disciplinary followup. I had written up a driver and was discussing... Read more

  • Choices

    4/20/2015 10:19:48 PM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

    In life we move along in time making choices, some end up being good and some not so good. We can't always be perfect because only God is the perfect one so don't be so hard on yourself. Pick yourself up, start again, learn from what we did and make great choices next time. Remember we are only what... Read more

  • Starting to lose determination & willpower

    4/20/2015 9:57:28 PM, by NEWWALK

    I am not upset with being on that number on the scale, that is better than gaining any weight! It is just hard to keep up measuring portions and trying to count calories when dining out. I have given up soda and I don't miss it. I'm thinking $wise on that, I can save that little xtra for some of my ... Read more

  • Saw the video about 1 cup of sugar in SODA

    4/20/2015 4:12:40 PM, by NEWWALK

    I thought, EW! This is day 2 for me with only water. We went to Quizno's today, I had a 6"chicken bacon ranch sub from their 500 calories or less menu. No cookies,chips OR SODA!! Yesterday I had only water. Just refilled my 32 oz water bottle whenever I get thirsty. If we will be out of the house fo... Read more

  • April 12-18, 2015 Week in Review :(((

    4/20/2015 9:46:45 AM, by PATTYKLAVER

    I've had this cough/sinus thing going on for three weeks now. There's been a few days where I have been really wiped out. I actually took a few naps and that is so unlike me. It's time to make a doctor appointment to figure out what the deal is. I don't know if it's allergies, or maybe my thyroi... Read more

  • 1 Week in - down 11 lbs!

    4/20/2015 7:23:44 AM, by JAYELDOUBLEYOU

    All right, so I'm now one full week into my lifestyle change, and I'm down 11 lbs total! Me likey! I think one of the best things about this whole situation, is that my husband John has been such a blessing throughout it all - when I found out I was diabetic, when I committed myself to getting... Read more

  • A Short Quiz (for fun)!

    4/19/2015 9:09:22 PM, by IMAVISION

    38 58 38 58 38 58 38 58 38 58 304 for checking this out. May the Creator God bless your coming week with delights you haven't even considered possible! 38 58 38 58 38 58 38 58 38 58 As a nation how many hamburgers do Americans eat each year? 1) 25 mil... Read more

  • excitation

    4/19/2015 4:21:20 PM, by BEEKAHBUG

    Well, I am sooo excited and so drained I don't know what to do. I think I might be pregnant. I am having several symptoms. I took a pregnancy test Saturday, but it failed. I am trying to wait until Friday morning to take another test. I don't know if I can wait that long! I am so excited I don't kno... Read more

  • not really?

    4/19/2015 1:09:47 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    so sick of the abuse!!!!! when will i ever learn??i was invited last week for a cookout with my grandkids and i could not wait,now this morning my daughter tells me i cant come now cuz she invited someone else that does not like me,like what the hell? i just keep letting people kick me when im down,... Read more

  • I feel a new start happening...

    4/19/2015 12:24:25 PM, by DETRMND2LOSE

    Putting your trust and life in a stranger's hands has a way of opening your eye's to what really matter's in this life. I don't think I had ever experienced real fear until the moment I was laying in the hospital pre-surgery room being prepared for brain surgery. Brain surgery to be done by a surgeo... Read more

  • o.k. when?

    4/19/2015 11:45:17 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    venting: I find when i get upset lately I get very angry and when i do i might think of over-eating like i use to do,so i vent instead!!!! what helps you?? there is only so much computer,reading and walking and tv one person can do.I hate not having my car or public transportation or being able to g... Read more

  • Day 7....MIA

    4/19/2015 9:33:44 AM, by CARMIND-R

    I have been MIA for the past 3 days. No desire to blog, no tracking food, and no motivation. Still trying to stay in the fight I spoiled myself with a pedicure and spent most of Saturday outside of the house. Just being out and feeling the sun on my face did wonders of good. While out I ran into the... Read more

  • ouch

    4/18/2015 10:58:50 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    OUCH..... I am so grateful to be part a recovery group. Feeling very lonely today and haven't been able to connect with any of my local support people. My disease wants me to turn to the food or anything else. Right-like excess good is my friend-not. My self centeredness character defect is showin... Read more

  • Keep a chart and check off the healthy meals

    4/18/2015 1:30:03 PM, by NEWWALK

    This week my husband and I did two weeks of grocery shopping on Saturday. The only thing we plan is get everything on sale. That's the 1st item to check on the chart. I love fruit, and he has loved vegetables since he was a kid. Except mushrooms and olives-those are my favorites. I used to "ugh" ja... Read more

  • Eat with a purpose

    4/18/2015 9:01:37 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

    Dieting is so hard. Everyone eats, we have to to exist. But when I eat, I try to remember to think "why am I eating?" Am I hungry or does it just taste good or maybe I'm just bored. When I eat I try to remember to taste my food; enjoy it and eat slower. I'm not good at this but I'm getting better ab... Read more

  • The black day and the twenty hour night

    4/18/2015 12:05:23 AM, by LADYIRISH317

    Tuesday night was a horror story. I was closer to self-destruction than ever before. I kept having the recurring thought, what are you waiting for? So I decided that the next morning I would go to the Kaiser ER in Santa Rosa. However, late that evening while walking to the bathroom I tangled up with... Read more

  • one day soon

    4/17/2015 9:08:49 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    time.... memories to replace the ones that are in the front of vision. most of all, I dont think of it as a hole or something to fill. I think of it as a spot/scuff/sticker/mask/dirt or smudge that is on my heart. like a stain. I need to work at getting it off and replaced. we are still who we are. ... Read more

  • Wow ... I'm tired

    4/17/2015 9:04:27 PM, by TIFFANIEFAITH

    So obviously I survived my trip. I got back late Wednesday night and am trying to get back into my routine. You wouldn't think that a 3 day trip would have such an impact on my body or what's left of my brain. I won't recap the flight ... I talked about that in my main blog ( cowardly-liones... Read more

  • Where I am at today

    4/17/2015 10:40:24 AM, by LIFE-FAITH

    I have been working on my health one day at a time... my thyroid is still OFF, my kidneys are doing ok (blood work will tell - I have back on nsaids for 3 months due to my back...), speaking of my back - when I was more than 14 days pain free - I posted my back is back to 100%, while the pirif... Read more

  • Quick update

    4/16/2015 6:15:08 AM, by JAYELDOUBLEYOU

    Hi all! Still hanging in there - no weight loss today but body fat % did go down a little so I'll take it! Some great NSVs though - I have not had any fast food since last Saturday, not even to my workplace's cafeteria. I also have not bought anything from the vending machines. And yesterday, ... Read more

  • Trouble With Transporation Coordinator and 2 Assignments and BLC sign up

    4/15/2015 1:23:35 PM, by POETLKNG2LOSE

    Well I decided to go back into BLC this year and be held accountable again. I seem to be good for a while then I get depressed or bored and eat more than I should. I also have to balance my carbohydrates, proteins, and fiber better. I am either getting loose bowels or diarrhea; or I am getting const... Read more

  • Day 3....What is wrong with me??

    4/15/2015 9:24:56 AM, by CARMIND-R

    I can't get myself out of bed. I'm soooooo tired of feeling this way but yet I won't get out of bed. Nothing motivates me. I get up to for the things I must do and that is it. I need out of this funk. I am hoping that my new job will get me to that point. I start next Monday. I pray this gets me out... Read more

  • 2 Days in - doing well!

    4/15/2015 6:22:11 AM, by JAYELDOUBLEYOU

    So I'm 2 full days into the new plan. And so far it's going really well! I've been tracking my food and water, and I'm following a walking plan to help increase my daily steps. Thankfully I work for a large company on a campus that has walking trails so there's PLENTY of places to get that step coun... Read more

  • Darnit! I ate the chips... and the cake... Bellyaching about my belly ache now.

    4/14/2015 4:13:27 PM, by MRSGROUCHO

    Ach ok... so I messed up. But that doesn't mean I am going to give up. New plan as of right now: *lots of water to flush out all that sodium *healthy dinner *some exercise *and to not beat myself up. There we go. Hopefully after that I won't feel so 15 Oh does my belly hurt.... Read more

  • Day 2....where did all the energy go?

    4/14/2015 9:35:03 AM, by CARMIND-R

    I signed up for SP yesterday and was full of piss and vinegar to get started today. Then I woke up. Where did all that determination that I started with go? I have spent the last hour telling myself that I am not going to change my bad habits and go into full healthy choice mode overnight. This is g... Read more

  • Getting more confident!

    4/13/2015 12:19:06 PM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

    Yesterday for the first time in 17 years I got on a bicycle. I have wanted to get back on a bike for many years but every time I thought about what I look like on a bike, it stopped me. Now I am more confident with my looks so I tried it. My daughter and I had a great time, but boy am I sore today!... Read more

  • For Christ followers!

    4/13/2015 8:29:09 AM, by IMAVISION

    232 288 232 288 232 288 232 288 232 288 A Sister-in-Christ sent this minute & a half clip my way. I have listened to it several times & have felt the urge to share it in as many formats as possible. I originally was planning to title this blog "WAKE UP AMERICA!"; however, it isn't t... Read more

  • Starting to keep track daily

    4/12/2015 11:02:39 PM, by NEWWALK

    I have been reading how a lot of you keep track of the days or weeks you challenge yourselves to keep motivated. I agree, I am going to start doing the same thing. I am starting this tommorow, Monday April 13 2015. Good luck to all of you and I am also tracking how many times I log into Sparkpeople ... Read more

  • Love at first site ...

    4/12/2015 9:55:44 PM, by TIFFANIEFAITH

    So my therapist suggested that I find a way to distract myself when I feel my brain running away ... when I am focusing more on the trip or my worries than other things. I am nervous, but not out of control. I fear the unknown, and I am not used to traveling or airports or flying or anything o... Read more

  • The dreaded bathing suit!

    4/12/2015 8:42:47 PM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

    Lately I've been very excited about the weight that I have lost until today. Today I went to get a bathing suit and to my surprise I still don't look good in a bathing suit. I can get into a smaller one but now I have so many stretch marks and loose skin that I still don't look very good. I'm gettin... Read more

  • Life just got real...

    4/12/2015 6:55:50 PM, by JAYELDOUBLEYOU

    So, today just might be the first day of the rest of my life. Knowing that you're overweight is easy enough to ignore if you're healthy enough otherwise. I mean, you deal with the stares (or if we're honest, mostly just being ignored.) You deal with never being able to find clothes that fit you. You... Read more

  • Old Friends

    4/12/2015 2:49:58 PM, by BEETEACHABLE

    A friend of mine were talking the other day, and I was telling her how much weight I had lost. I have reached my goal weight and then some, but the way I lost it was not in a good way by any means, it was when my DH first got put in the hospital I could not eat this is the first time in my life tha... Read more

  • starting to lose

    4/12/2015 11:12:45 AM, by LYNNA1968

    Lost 4.5lbs finally going the right direction! Thank you spark people and fitbit! Short & sweet... Read more

  • What keeps you motivated?

    4/11/2015 10:12:49 PM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

    If your at the beginning of your weight loss journey you may or may not have a motivator. I hope that if you don't have one, you find one. So many things can be a motivator. Try new clothes, more energy, eat more and more healthy, maybe loved ones. As you loose weight, weight in its self is a great... Read more

  • Moving Right Along

    4/11/2015 10:05:05 PM, by BEETEACHABLE

    363 This is why I am never on everyday there is a million things to do. I am handling things much better learning to go with the flow even let my house get dirty no laundry just do it when I can or one of us runs out of clothes and that is a big step for me I have seen days where I would not even be... Read more

  • Walking Faster

    4/11/2015 4:10:52 PM, by NEWWALK

    Today I met my first goal- went to our neighborhood park 2 times in one week. To walk 4 miles in 45 minutes. My husband went with me both times. Today we each carried a 10 lb dumbbell. We made it a bit fun- switching hands every 5 minutes- when he had it in his right hand, I had mine in my left. I ... Read more


    4/11/2015 1:50:17 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    TRIGGER WARNING:THIS TOO SHALL PASS BLOG UPDATE: ......I just wanted maybe some advice or uplifting support..I am bipolar/depressive with PTSD. I take a lot of meds. Three months ago I left my abusive husband.I am permanently disabled and am waiting for my SSDI,health insurence and cash,had the us... Read more

  • Result of urogynecologist visit and down two pills

    4/10/2015 9:45:44 PM, by POETLKNG2LOSE

    Well my new doctor sent a message through her nurse that I am to stop taking my furesomide. I went to urogynecologist on Wednesday. They did not find any bladder infection. They said the channel or thing that connects the bladder to the urethra is either weak or broken. He suggested I could do no... Read more

  • End of the second week of April

    4/10/2015 8:11:29 PM, by STARZ4US

    Well let me try this again 18 as what I just wrote to post just disappeared. Hopefully I can remember most of it. I have had a good day and feel really great; even after cheating on my eating plan middle of this week. 15 I am still disappointed in myself but will trudge on and hope to do bet... Read more

  • End of the second week of April

    4/10/2015 7:55:15 PM, by STARZ4US

    After cheating on my eating plan the middle of this week 15 I am now back on track and feeling really good today. What a Feeling !! In the long run it's all gonna be worth it. It is just so much harder after age 52. That was my turning point and it's three times harder to achieve H... Read more

  • It continues

    4/10/2015 2:32:00 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    The psych appointment needs to be rescheduled. In limbo right now.... Read more

  • A Grandma's Observations

    4/10/2015 1:48:16 PM, by PATTYKLAVER

    Being with Helena the last couple of weeks, I have made a few observations: When away from home, I didn't really think about getting my steps in. I was too busy playing. While at home: I think about my step count but I don't always get my 10000 in. I'm eating a little better just because... Read more

  • More tests and more questions

    4/10/2015 10:49:55 AM, by PHOENIXREBIRTH

    Yesterday I went to see Rita, his partner. As I have said before I stick primarily with Rita and Araujo because I trust them and know them well. She and I discussed my carpal tunnel. She has ordered an emg for my hands for carpal tunnel to see the severity of it in both wrists. She also has ordered ... Read more

  • Friday, April 10th

    4/10/2015 5:54:10 AM, by AMYROSEC

    This has been one of the weeks on the book of hell. I am glad that it is coming to a close. My oldest son has missed 4 days of work from a wicked cold, I am just listening to him hacking away, he will more than likely be sent home again. He went to the Dr. on Wednesday and got 3 different medicat... Read more

  • Don't Eat the Cheese Balls

    4/9/2015 7:41:35 PM, by MRSGROUCHO

    That's pretty much my goal for the night. That and the pizza. My kitchen is suffering from my husband's trip to the grocery store. He bought pizza, cheese balls, syrup and these pancake/sausage concoctions on a stick. Think breakfast version of a corn dog. So my goal is to just not eat it. I know s... Read more

  • update on my 1st radiofrequency neurotomy

    4/9/2015 11:52:16 AM, by PHOENIXREBIRTH

    update on my 1st neurotomy, how different scales weight my mom and me, and other news... Read more

  • change this

    4/9/2015 8:29:32 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    I feel like I will never be happy. I can never get my ex off my mind no matter what I do I have done what he always on my mind. I always worry about how I could have been good with him for 4 years if I didn't fight every two weeks what about me? I am so unhappy and depressed don't enjoy things I hav... Read more

  • I don't know

    4/8/2015 11:36:09 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    The appointment with my MD didn't go well. She pretty clearly thinks I just want to get out of work. I hope I have better luck with the psychiatrist on Friday.... Read more


    4/8/2015 6:38:34 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    I know a few people who are in some sort of an abusive relationship. Recently a woman died at her ex-husbands hands. She was dropping off their pet and all the public knows is that she was beaten to death and he's in jail. My point is, Don't minimize what happens or what happened to you. Stay away f... Read more

  • T minus 5 ... and counting ...

    4/7/2015 11:18:30 PM, by TIFFANIEFAITH

    In just over 5 days (5 days, 15 hours and 32 minutes ... not that I'm counting) I will be heading to Texas. I am excited and frightened ... anxious, nervous, happy, sad, uneasy, thrilled, curious and a few other conflicting emotions. I had set a goal to lose some weight before the trip .... Read more

  • Two Assignments This Week and New Dress

    4/7/2015 6:56:50 PM, by POETLKNG2LOSE

    I have 2 assignments this week; one is a group one and the other is writing about my worldview again. I got a great deal on a dress today at Younkers. It was originally 54 dollars. It was marked down to $39.99. The sales clerk gave me the 35 percent off even though I did not have a coupon. I got it ... Read more


    4/7/2015 3:42:42 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    feeling very upset and full of anxiety today as i found out my daughter has been nice to my face and relocated me when i did not want her too and today i found out the whole time she was paid by my husband to put/move me out when i was in the hospital,plus the whole 2 months she has been talking to ... Read more

  • Optifast Program

    4/7/2015 9:36:03 AM, by AMYROSEC

    My insurance approved me getting into the program. I started with the food on Saturday. My daily food intake is a shake and a bar for breakfast, a shake for lunch, a bar for a snack and shake and a soup for dinner. I can add 30 extra calories a day, for me this will be a veggie. 1,010 calories is th... Read more

  • 4/6/2015 Week in Review

    4/6/2015 3:56:09 PM, by PATTYKLAVER

    Another :(. Trying to get Sherry and Helena ready played havoc with my schedule and steps. But it was so worth it. I did notice that once I was home over the weekend, the steps naturally came back up to just about where they should be. steps 46868/51756 minutes 780/773 calories 2068/2... Read more

  • Going to the doctor tomorrow

    4/5/2015 10:46:42 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I've had a sore throat and intermittent cough for two months now. I'm having other physical symptoms I won't discuss here that scare me. And mentally and emotionally I'm barely holding it together. I'll admit to having had some self-destructive thoughts. Tomorrow I'm going to the doctor to ask ... Read more

  • Gain This Week Hallejuhah Song and Class

    4/5/2015 4:41:24 PM, by POETLKNG2LOSE

    I had a gain of a pound this week I went from 115 to 116. I want to get down to 110 where I can fit into all those clothes I wore before. We sang the Hallelujah song in church today. It was beautiful! It made me cry. I turned in my assignment for this week already. The professor said I could go to a... Read more

  • easter/not

    4/5/2015 11:26:43 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    I called the house to talk to him thinking we could finally have closure...we could talk things out adults do....but what I got was someone very much in denial who just abused and threatened to torture me further. He was hateful He twisted everything around. He didn't physically har... Read more

  • hard day night

    4/5/2015 9:47:48 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    stayed in bed from noon to 9pm last night and stayed up for hours then slept 3 hours,wanted to go to church this morning but cant get a food here for almost 3 weeks ,been eating at daughters,cant get food or money or even a damn coffee maker or microwave or just a can of soda,cant go on like... Read more

  • bad emotions

    4/4/2015 11:47:46 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    I feel like a big bum!!!! I have been gone from my home siince feb. with 0 income and all the help i have applyed for has not come threw so i can buy nothing .I think i will just tell my daughter im too sick to go to easter dinner tomorrow as i feel like a bum i cant buy the granddaughters a easter ... Read more

  • Ponder this Interesting Truth!

    4/4/2015 10:41:32 PM, by IMAVISION

    1266712667126671266712667 Jesus died over 2000 years ago. Nobody has ever referred to Him as "the late Jesus"! Not even the heathens! Nowhere in history! Nowhere has He ever been referred to in past tense! He is the Living God! When Jesus died on the cross He ... Read more


    4/4/2015 8:11:56 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    I will try to keep my life calm & unruffled. This is my great task, to find peace & acquire serenity. I must not harbor disturbing thoughts. No matter what fears, worries, & resentments I may have, I must try to think of constructive things, until calmness comes! Have A Beautiful Day!!!... Read more

  • Home sick -- boo

    4/3/2015 1:48:26 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I have a bad sore throat today. I'm also coming off of a particularly brutal work week. Monday and Tuesday I had huge amounts of payments to post because Tuesday was month-end. Then on Wednesday I had to catch up the huge volumes of correspondence that had arrived. When I tried to get payments ... Read more

  • new day

    4/3/2015 10:58:25 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    I left him for the last time on Feb.14 2014., our anniversary!!!! He was extremely abusive and controlling. I mean we're talking borderline captivity/torture. I've attempted to leave tons of times, but always returned. I've been doing really well with my newfound freedom after many many years of liv... Read more

  • 2 ways of looking at it

    4/3/2015 9:27:23 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

    There is usually two ways of looking at things. (sometimes more) Choose to look for the good in things and life will be brighter. If you can't find the good in something than look some where else because you don't need to be there in the first place. Have a great weekend!... Read more

  • Whew!

    4/3/2015 8:46:09 AM, by PATTYKLAVER

    Okay....yesterday morning started out at 3 am Nova Scotia time after a very bad night's sleep. Sherry, Helena and I got to the airport only to realize we should have started earlier. We didn't think about holiday travel. Helena saved the day. The airports let people with babies go into the shor... Read more

  • Whew!

    4/3/2015 8:46:06 AM, by PATTYKLAVER

    Okay....yesterday morning started out at 3 am Nova Scotia time after a very bad night's sleep. Sherry, Helena and I got to the airport only to realize we should have started earlier. We didn't think about holiday travel. Helena saved the day. The airports let people with babies go into the shor... Read more

  • Maundy Thursday Note & Please Enjoy, "Animals are Awesome"!

    4/2/2015 6:02:48 PM, by IMAVISION

    126 184 126 184 126 184 126 184126 184 I pray that each of you is enjoying this Holy Day of Maundy Thursday - observed by Christ followers. It's a more solemn observance than those of Palm Sunday & Easter, as it centers on focusing on two primary rituals from biblical accounts of the Last S... Read more

  • A moment of weakness? More like half a day of weakness.

    4/2/2015 4:57:13 PM, by MRSGROUCHO

    Frankly, today has sucked. I definitely took my frustrations with life out on myself today. I ate crappy food. Lots of crappy food. And now I just feel crappy. I do love this website but it would be nice if someone in my physical life would actually acknowledge my efforts and maybe sincerely love m... Read more

  • update on health and weight April 1st Video

    4/2/2015 12:48:29 PM, by PHOENIXREBIRTH

    update on my health and weight and other things... Read more

  • Happy Easter!

    4/2/2015 12:35:41 PM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

    May everything come up bright and wonderful for you today and this weekend! 448 449 450 451 453 452... Read more

  • Happy Thur

    4/2/2015 12:28:02 PM, by STARZ4US

    Doing ok; I have lost some but feel like I am not losing as fast as I should for the calories I am consuming. Don't get me wrong I am GRATEFUL for the pounds I have. I'm so excited; I have my tracker and it is now activated. 244 Right now I am focusing on my calories so I do not have a l... Read more

  • It's been a month

    4/2/2015 12:05:30 PM, by SHAMROCKY2K

    It's not hard to believe really. It's harder now than it was the first week. Part of it is my worry over my future. I am unsure of so much. Being 60 and going through this is tough enough and I cannot imagine being up into my 80's and losing a long time spouse. I have to be together to help my ... Read more

  • Still plugging away

    4/1/2015 10:16:21 PM, by TIFFANIEFAITH

    After a couple nights of edginess and anxiety, and the urges to eat that come with those feelings, I am feeling a little more normal again. I did eat a little more than I should, but I did not binge or go nuts with my food choices. In the meantime I wrote another blog entry just to get some th... Read more

  • home

    4/1/2015 8:43:30 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    I escaped 6 weeks ago and after a hospital stay!!!! he was very calm and polite, no real conversation between the 2 of us but it really pulled at my heart strings, I miss my family being together I miss the illusion I had. I know I can never go back and I don't actually think he wants me back either... Read more

  • Reweigh Tomorrow, New Class and New Doctor

    4/1/2015 8:40:01 PM, by POETLKNG2LOSE

    I will have to weigh myself again tomorrow. The scale kept jumping around again. I do not think I lost 5 pounds cause I did not exercise enough. I am in a new class now having to do with Intercultural Communications. I have to write a paper about the demographics of Peshtigo, I also have to intervie... Read more

  • Contagious!

    4/1/2015 5:26:05 PM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

    When we hear "contagious" we tend to think of an illness. I'm going to talk about the good kind of contagious. How about laughter? How long can you hear laughter and not laugh? Then there is good will. When we see good things happen don't we want to spread good cheer too? Sometimes contagious is lo... Read more

  • Tuesday Last Day of March

    3/31/2015 2:30:39 PM, by STARZ4US

    It's been rough for over a week. I have a severe Sinus and Allergy Infection going on. Head hurts so much I can't stand the light. I also have been unable to sleep at all. After 3days of no sleep I had a fed hours of fitfull sleep due to the headache. Of course I know what you are thinking; did... Read more