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  • Day 410/$10/Turtle

    2/14/2016 4:09:05 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    335 "It's 3 AM and I must be lonely..." It is 3 AM, or was when I first got up. I just could not sleep. I slept a grand total of 2 1/2 hours and woke up 11 times during that! I'm wide awake, so I'm going to go ahead and start my day. If I get sleepy after I shower, I'll go back to bed. Well, if I ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    2/14/2016 1:22:36 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " If (s)he's an apple and you're an orange, celebrate your differences - make a great fruit salad. Love isn't about being the same - it's about being sweet with each other." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • Happy Valentines Day

    2/14/2016 1:04:16 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Bee blessed and have a beautiful day hugs... Read more

  • Back Again

    2/13/2016 11:55:58 PM, by CRACKOFDAWN72

    Here I am, back again. I weighed myself this morning....I knew what it would say. I have had a couple of doctors appointments in the last month so I knew what it would say. I'm still not happy with myself. I had lost 30 lbs a couple of years back, liked myself so much. Not anymore. I dislike m... Read more

  • Saturday...the RV show in Atlantic City

    2/13/2016 10:20:29 PM, by TERRI289

    My dh really wants an RV...and wow, there were lots of them.It will be a while before we get one but it is nice to dream. My body is beat from yesterday.....and parts of me are sore! Good night all! 224 Our group picture from yesterday's Zumba event!... Read more

  • Today was cold so we stayed home and used the gazelle.

    2/13/2016 10:07:34 PM, by NORASPAT

    DH and I had a really nice day. There was only us home with the dogs and we decided to get rid of some clutter. When you do that it makes the place worse and tomorrow we are bagging up things and taking them to places where they will be useful.. We had a little snow squall that just made the ro... Read more

  • I am a fighter... !

    2/13/2016 9:52:04 PM, by BLACKROCKER31

    I have been fighting a good fight for sure, all through my adult years b/c of my various issues which range from poor mentality to personal to even social. MANY factors have played a role in my weight problems, causing me to blow up to my all-time highest weight of 295 pounds. But I, MYSELF, will ta... Read more

  • Not feeling well

    2/13/2016 8:28:37 PM, by NEWFRAN2

    I worked today and by the time I got home I started feeling chills and nauseaus. My whole body aches, and my chest when I cough. Is this the flu? I will stay in tomorrow and rest.... Read more

  • Day 48- squeaked by

    2/13/2016 7:44:25 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Just barely made it under the wire of 100% compliance with my nutrition plan. Calories were about the same as usual, but my macronutrients were slightly skewed today. Had lunch with mom and dad, as I usually do on Saturdays. I made ratatouille, and cheeseburgers (no rolls). Or as dad said...... Read more

  • Thank you so much!

    2/13/2016 7:05:04 PM, by BECKMIT

    I want to thank everyone who responded to my call for help yesterday. Still not feeling well, but it could always be a whole lot worse. I have been able to maintain my food regimen but it's been a pretty white knuckle couple of days. So far this evening things are a little bit better. I ... Read more

  • 1-13-16(day 104)

    2/13/2016 5:44:20 PM, by MAMABEAR372

    It's Valentine's Day weekend. It doesn't have to be just about your boyfriend, girlfriend, spouse or someone like that, remember your family remember your friends and remember to spend time with them and enjoy every moment no matter what you do. One day you'll look back and be happy that you did.... Read more

  • Off to a good start

    2/13/2016 5:39:29 PM, by GETMOVINGNOW4

    Managed to stay within my calorie range for the first week. I can see I will need to plan ahead for continued success.... Read more

  • Cat Lovers

    2/13/2016 5:19:14 PM, by LIVINGLOVINLIFE

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  • Day 1003

    2/13/2016 4:36:50 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Gym Day. Did 5 of 7 exercises. Feeling good. Almost didn't go. Went to Trump Rally last night. Stood for 6 hours without sitting. Worth it. ... Read more

  • Snow shoveling was my workout

    2/13/2016 3:16:42 PM, by 40NOW2007

    I shoveled snow in very cold and windy air. It really wore me out, but i felt good after i caught my breath and relaxed when I got inside.... Read more

  • Finding a Balance

    2/13/2016 2:49:54 PM, by CREATINGKRIS

    I have been busy working on trying to incorporate a better balance of nutritution to make sure all my vitamin needs are met. It is truly a never ending battle trying to find what works and what doesn't, but I'm not complaining. I am so much better off today than I was at my heaviest. I'm working on ... Read more

  • Week three

    2/13/2016 2:05:26 PM, by RAINBOWSMASH

    Well this week was pretty good as far as eating goes. I started cooking my own food and stopped eating so much processed foods. I have become obsessed with my crock pot! The scale went down two pounds but I can tell I've lost some inches. I was walking into my bathroom and my ring just flew off my f... Read more

  • CHALLENGE-FIRST QUARTER 2016-LOSE 25 BY APRIL 1, 2016. I'M DOWN 1.3

    2/13/2016 1:16:22 PM, by PRIMROSE128

    yeah! now i want to lose something every weigh-in for the next 6 to 7 weeks just to make the big quarter-year challenge. 102... Read more

  • Broken Scale

    2/13/2016 11:40:09 AM, by TMULLINS23

    I think my scale is broken, I weigh myself and it hasn't moved at all. According to my scale I weigh 147 but I've been at that weight for 2weeks. Now I know I have slimmed down a bit my clothes are fitting alot better. Before I started logging on to Spark I weighed 155 so 147 is not bad. I'm not try... Read more

  • Car accident

    2/13/2016 10:47:04 AM, by SONIA_THORNTON

    Well, I was in a car accident, everyone is ok. I am bummed, have to get it fix. I will not turn to eating as a culprit. Hope it will be fixed by the time I return to work. And it runs correctly. I am grateful to God no one was injuried.... Read more

  • Life Interferes

    2/13/2016 10:35:19 AM, by JULMATT

    Hi, I busted through my plateau and reached the 50 pound loss mark. Was thrilled and still pushing hard to make my next small goal then . . . Life challenges and stumbling blocks shows their ugly head. This weekend I expected to be a bust for sticking to my diet and exercise routine. It... Read more

  • Get a Different Name Day

    2/13/2016 10:24:39 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Get a Different Name Day Date When Celebrated : Always February 13th Get a Different Name Day is is for those who are not fond of the name given to them. At birth, we are given a first name, a middle name and a last name. It wasn't our choosing. Rather, our parents bestowed it upon u... Read more

  • Time To Fear

    2/13/2016 10:17:07 AM, by UPPITYANN

    My weight loss is stalled. But I can't fool myself. This is no "plateau". I have been relaxing my grip. I've been in and out of a "maintenance" diet the past few weeks, not a on "weight loss" one. The nutrition and exercise recorders are only so accurate as you are in recording EV... Read more

  • New motivation

    2/13/2016 10:14:12 AM, by ALTEHPWN

    So I worked out last night as I indicated in my last post. My motivation was based on the fact that we were ordering pizza for dinner and I desperately wanted a panzerotti. When I added said delicious panzerotti to my food log it put me well over my calorie target. Me, not being one to be deterred f... Read more

  • lchf

    2/13/2016 9:53:08 AM, by MONKEYMOM999

    In Jan. I started a low carb high fate diet. I lost 9.4 lbs in jan. I'm hoping to get down to 120. I am today at 186.2 so still have a long time to go but I will make it I pray. I hate being this heavy it is like hell. Doing pretty well on this diet not hungry all the time and I am satisfied. Past... Read more

  • Yay!

    2/13/2016 9:47:14 AM, by PEACHY_GIRL

    Long weekend this weekend! After such a frustrating week at work, especially the last couple of days, glad for a long weekend...... Read more

  • Birthdays

    2/13/2016 9:17:00 AM, by SIXLESTER69

    We are having a party for my aunt tomorrow. Cake is my downfall. Especially icing. I hope I can resist... Read more

  • Buying clothes makes me feel.

    2/13/2016 8:42:04 AM, by GREGDARMENIO

    Actually I very seldom shop for clothes everyone smile because living in Florida and being retired are you to just run around in shorts and a t-shirt and sneakers overall overall I need to answer the question I know what to do I know how to do why don't I. ... Read more

  • Believe

    2/13/2016 8:41:14 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    224 244 386... Read more

  • I gave up on religion

    2/13/2016 8:01:04 AM, by CHERLYNA

    Ask and you shell receive, knock and the door will be opened. I tell my grand daughter to ask questions. I went to an all girls Catholic High School when I was young and use to ask question and get myself in trouble. But I have learned that Jehovah makes it simple it should not be a mystery. T... Read more

  • Staying on track

    2/13/2016 6:21:30 AM, by FIT2BETHIN

    Something is clicking for me this time. I had one of the most stressful weeks at work this week. And yes...I succumbed to temptation...but somehow still managed to lose weight. I almost didn't weigh this morning...that's how bad I was. But I decided to bite the bullet and just take the number th... Read more

  • I still need to Change

    2/13/2016 6:08:58 AM, by JSTETSER

    I am so thankful that the bully bothering the child is dealt with. Kids need adult protection and help in order to grow up happy and healthy. But I still need to change. I need to speak up for myself in a bolder, more confident way when the bully continues to come after me. I am learni... Read more

  • Day 20: Lots of sports today including the Official January Challenge

    2/13/2016 4:03:09 AM, by INGRIDSLIM

    Started the Official January Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/mys
    park/groups_individual.asp
    ?gid=54344 I know, I know, but better late than never 246... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    2/13/2016 2:01:28 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " If you are healthy, support those who are sick. If you have a job, support those who have lost theirs. If you are strong, support those who are feeble of body or mind." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • 29, 779 steps and 3 hours of dancing

    2/12/2016 11:38:18 PM, by TERRI289

    My day was total bliss...Taught an hour and a half in the am. Had a busy day with classes and errands and then taught during a Zumbathon at the local country club. I was moving and grooving..loved it. Here are a few pictures from the Zumba Disco Lovin' Party More pictures after I do... Read more

  • Hi everyone. It is almost mid-night. Our son has been able to add Java but it still locks up.

    2/12/2016 11:33:09 PM, by NORASPAT

    There is something going on with Spark and the Internet explorer. They just obstruct one another. on my computer. It does it much less on the surface 2 but trying to use the message board it just locks up. I will have our son try again tomorrow and I will help me to do a print screen because ac... Read more

  • More bad news

    2/12/2016 11:14:13 PM, by PHOENIXREBIRTH

    Now we got more bad news today! The furnace went out! Apparently the heat exchanger is no good in it. We need a new one and heating assistance is being a pill and I am ready to scream right now.... Read more

  • Team Challenge.... Oh god!

    2/12/2016 11:01:15 PM, by LYNNARDB72

    Okay I was at workout class tonight. The trainer i'm working with wants to start a new "challenge" to get us motivated. I told her the last challenge was to confusing and I didn't like it so I'm a no go. BUT then she agreed with me. HA HA So she said she might craft one that is a TEAM challenge... Read more

  • Must adjust

    2/12/2016 9:47:27 PM, by NEWFRAN2

    Today while doing laundry I noticed some of my clothes were worn-out. I said to myself "you deserve better". I threw them out. I contemplated how taking care of myself means making sure everything on the outside complements the New ME.... Read more

  • The Coaching Edge

    2/12/2016 8:09:04 PM, by DONANDMARY77

    One more year and I had to gather the courage to take steps towards a healthier weight. I have enlisted the help of a wellness coach. He has totally invigorated my resolve. I don't know how to explain the mental edge of not only seeing a coach every week, but also the feeling that he believes t... Read more

  • Old friends

    2/12/2016 7:28:37 PM, by ALTEHPWN

    I've renewed my friendship with Leslie Sansone 's walk away the pounds videos. I've had good success with them before as a launching pad to fitness. I love them because they are simple, you don't have to be super coordinated to keep up. Plus I don't feel like a loser if I have to drop the arm work i... Read more

  • Day 47- Winter weather

    2/12/2016 7:08:34 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    The snow is really coming down this evening, and the temperature is dropping significantly. I am not going to complain though, after last Winter this is nothing major. We do have wind chill warnings for tomorrow, so Cooper will not be getting long walks. I plan on going out to my parents' house i... Read more

  • New goal

    2/12/2016 6:32:42 PM, by 40NOW2007

    My goal for April: 175 pounds. I think this will work better. And maybe i could just weigh myself every Friday morning. I think i had a setback because i made it too hard.... Read more

  • Go to Jw.org.and read or watch in any language.

    2/12/2016 4:27:05 PM, by CHERLYNA

    Teach you kids good habits in any language.... Read more

  • Hectic weeks

    2/12/2016 3:08:25 PM, by TYCOLES

    So the gym scale finally has me down by 5lbs but my home scale has me down by 8lbs. I don’t know which is right but at least they are both down so that is something. My work outs in the gym have picked up in intensity quite a bit. We are still doing 30 min of weights and 30 min of cardio but we have... Read more

  • Moving

    2/12/2016 2:38:46 PM, by GREGDARMENIO

    I got a real workout yesterday and did not go to the gym I'm up here in Nashville. Visiting my daughter and granddaughter and whose birthday it happens to be and I get the honor of taking her to a father daughter dance I thought that was kind of neat And my daughter was moving so I've got got all e... Read more

  • traveling

    2/12/2016 2:06:17 PM, by SOLOMUA

    So I am traveling out today, yesterday I didnt get any exercise time in, but I moved a lot. It is my husbands 40th birthday today, but we celebrated it early yesterday. I am so pushed for time this morning, various things I am supposed to be doing I havent done because I feel so tired, but goi... Read more

  • Valentines

    2/12/2016 1:35:54 PM, by TMULLINS23

    So this valentine's day I told my husband no candy, flowers, chocolate dipped berries, jewelry, cards. If he wanted to show me the love he'd give me a starbucks gift card. Love my coffee!!!! I used to drink my coffee with sugar, cream, whipped cream, whatever yummy concoction I felt like drinking. T... Read more

  • Week two

    2/12/2016 1:25:24 PM, by MISHA1231

    Still going strong on counting all the food I eat. It really does help me to stay on track. Lost two more pounds this week. For next week my goal is to work on getting myself into a work out routine and get in some regular exercise.... Read more

  • Day 1002

    2/12/2016 12:46:41 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Ihop

    2/12/2016 12:18:18 PM, by SONIA_THORNTON

    Went to Ihop with my oldest, Jaden. I order the simple fit omlette with fruit, instead of swiss cheese. I opted for grilled green peppers & onions. I added 1 tablespoon of heinz ketchup. It was 310 calories and so yummy!... Read more

  • Just incase - Help!

    2/12/2016 11:45:10 AM, by BECKMIT

    I don't like to use this platform for anything other than motivating issues. Today is different. Hubster has been very, very sick with a severe bacterial upper respiratory infection. Doctor visit yesterday confirmed with two prescriptions. Now I'm starting to get the chest congestion. My ... Read more

  • Kick in the face

    2/12/2016 11:24:00 AM, by PAISLEYOWL140

    Got my yearly physical last week and got the results yesterday. 12/10/14 2/5/16 Cholesterol 200 215 HDL 63 74 LDL 104 ... Read more

  • TGIF

    2/12/2016 10:30:56 AM, by MERMAIDWALKS

    By the time Friday hits I am so ready for the weekend. Today is another busy day. Daughter works at 7 am so early to rise. Blood work and physical therapy next. Follow by driving home to work on a quilt. Praying that the base I am on doesn't have drills that keep me on base longer than I want. Hav... Read more

  • Day19 a much needed weekend.

    2/12/2016 10:11:40 AM, by INGRIDSLIM

    yeah... Read more

  • Day 15: A lil funny to start the weekend...

    2/12/2016 10:08:39 AM, by DOLLFACEDX

    Day 13 was a write-off for me...I was totally conked out on meds. Day 14 was it's usual busy, busy Thursday self...plus a lil FIL drama...I was done when the day was done. Day 15 is a brand new day AND the start of the weekend - Woot !! Here's a lil something to bring a smile to your fa... Read more

  • New Book

    2/12/2016 10:03:10 AM, by SUZYBOO1967

    For anyone who might be interested in my stories, I have a new book that I am hoping to publish before the end of the year. This is a historical fiction book and I am very excited about it's prospects. After I finish this book, I will be returning to the Clear Day Trilogy, with hopes of having both ... Read more

  • A Real Cold

    2/12/2016 9:44:12 AM, by UPPITYANN

    Yes, it's a real cold alright. I'm glad I'm retired. Back in the day I would have pushed myself to the job and come back home exhausted. Yesterday I was just tired and filled with ennui. My taste buds were dull. I wanted to go grocery shopping to pick up a few things; instead I took a long nap i... Read more

  • Sleepy...

    2/12/2016 9:34:05 AM, by PEACHY_GIRL

    Wish I could have slept in this morning...... Read more

  • What health means to me

    2/12/2016 8:34:29 AM, by GREGDARMENIO

    Health means more than just the absence of disease. Health is an overall feeling good that's created by eating the proper mix of macro nutrients. Having enough of feeding your body with healthy food goes a long way towards giving you the feeling of help.... Read more

  • To Be Warm Again

    2/12/2016 8:33:05 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    334... Read more

  • texting

    2/12/2016 7:39:51 AM, by CHERLYNA

    When you text By using common sense, you can develop your own rules of texting—texting etiquette, as some call it. What you should know: If you don’t watch your texting manners, you’ll come off as rude and repel friends rather than attract them. “It’s easy to forget texting etiq... Read more

  • 1-12-16 (day 103)

    2/12/2016 7:02:35 AM, by MAMABEAR372

    Up early today! Going to be eating out quite a bit this weekend. I need to make sure I get non carbonated drinks. I love me some diet Pepsi...but I am toning down the soda I drink. I threw some Crystal Light packets in my purse so I can just order ice water or ice tea. I know where we are eatin... Read more

  • Teamwork Breaks the Bully!

    2/12/2016 5:32:13 AM, by JSTETSER

    Well, I took my stand against the person who used harshness to discipline children, and other staff people stood with me. It was a wonderful moment when I realized that I was not standing alone. This matter is being resolved in a way that will help both staff and students. I am very thankful for ... Read more

  • Abraham Lincoln's Birthday

    2/12/2016 4:55:27 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Abraham Lincoln's Birthday Date When Celebrated: February 12th.is Abraham Lincoln's actual birth date. However, in modern times, we celebrate Lincoln, and all of the U.S. Presidents, on President's Day. Every American knows President Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the U... Read more

  • MY VALENTINE DAYS

    2/12/2016 3:36:46 AM, by CJWORDPLAY

    Over the years I have celebrated many Valentine Days. In kindergarten I remember cutting out hearts and making valentines for my school mates. A few years later Valentine’s Day got a bit more complicated. Then came high school and the Valentine Dance. This poor ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    2/12/2016 1:29:10 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Powerful Dreams Inspire Powerful Action. When you can taste, smell, and touch your dream, you can enroll the world." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • I am starting Yoga class once a week

    2/12/2016 12:56:56 AM, by KLAYLAB

    Yoga really help me.... Read more

  • My Family

    2/11/2016 11:58:45 PM, by QUEENMARIE2

    This Collage is a picture of me and my family. 4 daughters, 1son, a soon to be Son in Law (I hope) 1 granddaughter and 2 grandsons. I thank God for my precious gifts. Wish my husband was still alive to enjoy them. May 4th will be 9 years since he went to be with the Lord. I miss him so much. Nothin... Read more

  • Today was a very frustrating day with the eye DRS.

    2/11/2016 11:18:36 PM, by NORASPAT

    Less than two weeks ago an eye Dr told me I had an autoimmune disorder and I had to have blood work and other things. I was really concerned. This morning we went and we sat around about an hour. Then did the usual eye examination. The first Dr. had referred me to am Eye surgeon. As we talked i... Read more

  • Thursday...little annoyances

    2/11/2016 10:39:03 PM, by TERRI289

    Our recycling can disappeared. It is a 75 gallon one so that was annoying. Thanks goodness it turned up. The wind was strong enough to blow it down the road!! tomorrow eye doctor appointment includes a visual field test as well as an OCT scan. I hate visual field tests... I think that I... Read more

  • Turtles pace.

    2/11/2016 10:33:35 PM, by SNOOKY53

    OK my weight loss is at a turtles pace. I only loss one pound last month. So far I have not lost any weight so far this month. I have to be grateful that I am moving in the right direction. I am losing and not gaining. It is funny that I don't feel disappointed. I'm not mad at myself. Sure I would l... Read more

  • Every Little Step You Take

    2/11/2016 8:06:13 PM, by LRN2LVME

    That's right every little step you take can make a difference. That has been my mantra this week. You see last week I started using a fitbit and I don't have to guess what I am doing - which is good because I was WAY off - it tells me exactly how many steps I've taken and how many more I have to rea... Read more

  • #day 27 of 350

    2/11/2016 7:45:28 PM, by OZMAN80

    Have finished my heart rehab.I'm feeling great and ready to see what this old body can do. Need to be more active and push the limits a little more. Thursday of week #3 feeling proud.... Read more

  • My goal

    2/11/2016 6:51:40 PM, by 40NOW2007

    Well i didn't lose 6 pounds; i gained 3 pounds. But i did not gain inches. I noticed other changes that were good. But i have had trouble adjusting to the calorie limits i have set. I should probably up my activity and try harder to stay within my parameters. But i am afraid the weight will stay.... Read more

  • Day 46- going for distance

    2/11/2016 6:48:00 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    A little high on the protein today, but still within range to be 100% compliant. Went to the gym with my brother, Jeremy, this morning. Woke up before my alarm. It was early enough that Cooper did not get out of bed with me and "assist" me with my yoga... he stayed snuggled in the blankets an... Read more

  • More

    2/11/2016 5:51:20 PM, by YESICANYESIWILL

    My parents were equally to blame for the chaos and dysfunction that surrounded us as children. I know this rationally, yet when I replay situations in my mind, it does seem as though most of my resentment focuses on my mother. I think one reason for that is I recognize my Dad’s alcoholism for what... Read more

  • It's OK

    2/11/2016 5:46:12 PM, by MESPARZA66

    The past couple of weeks have gone so fast. I celebrated a birthday and the temptations of going out to eat and birthday cake were right there! Then the eye situation turned into a dermatology matter, which have both improved my eyesight. Family matters still have me going up the wall, but I try ... Read more

  • Been a Long Time

    2/11/2016 5:02:08 PM, by SPECIALGURL7

    It has been such a long time since I have come here to leave some words about this journey I am on. You know what happens when you have a yo-yo, it goes up and down, and up and down. That is what I have been feeling like lately, a yo-yo. I loose the same 2 to 3 pounds over and over again, nothing ne... Read more

  • Every day is better

    2/11/2016 4:46:58 PM, by NEWFRAN2

    2/11/16- every day I feel good about myself as I go through this journey. I eat everything I want in moderation. No fried foods or fast food ( except pizza). As I lose inches and weight I don't feel deprived or restricted.... Read more

  • It's my bday

    2/11/2016 4:29:37 PM, by TULALU111

    It's my bday having a great day today... Read more

  • Day 1001

    2/11/2016 3:02:04 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Gym Day. Did 5 of 7 exercises. Feel good.... Read more

  • Starting over

    2/11/2016 2:53:59 PM, by MISTYD1973

    It's not easy to start over. I was doing so good in 2011, But then a friend died and I just stopped. I got so sick with the Crohns and just did not care. But here I go again. I have joined a Rec center with a pool, I'm spending a lot of time there. Lets just pray that I can do it this time. I have s... Read more

  • Acupuncture

    2/11/2016 1:52:22 PM, by SONIA_THORNTON

    I had my first acupuncture for my left knee yesterday. My knee pain is less. I did not walk this morning. I will keep you posted on my pain status.... Read more

  • 150s

    2/11/2016 1:50:06 PM, by SONIA_THORNTON

    I'm at the end of the 150s, 159 to be exact. I can recall the last time I have weighed this amount. I am proud, but feel free to ask me any question you have for me on how I got here.... Read more

  • Moving Forward

    2/11/2016 1:23:31 PM, by A_NEW_CHAPTER

    I joined SP in March of 2013 -- the time has FLOWN by 535 I didn't think I'd be in this struggle for over three years... but I'm still here so I'm counting that as a win! 208 After my meltdown the other day I've spent a long time thinking about what has worked and what hasn't worked ... Read more

  • Making the lifestyle change a smidgen easier . . .

    2/11/2016 11:58:08 AM, by BECKMIT

    My little Squirty is home and doing fine. Wish I could be as resilient! I received my new electronic kitchen scale in the mail today. I'm anxious to learn and start using it. The small one I've been using has been extremely helpful but it was time to move up. With this being a life time lifesty... Read more

  • Watched the Sun rise today~~~

    2/11/2016 11:38:07 AM, by MERMAIDWALKS

    I'm getting ready to go to the dentist to remove the braces and start the next phase of my life. I've been very emotional about this journey as I have always struggled with dentist offices, mainly the dentist chair since a horrible thing happened when I was 16. Took my sister to the dentist office... Read more

  • The Scale

    2/11/2016 11:30:06 AM, by ALTEHPWN

    Alright I did it. I weighed myself this morning. 247, the heaviest I've ever been in my life! I did my best not to cry and I tried to remember that I'm doing something about it. But that hurt! I've gained over 40 lbs in the last year. Well the band aid has been ripped off and I'm on my way to nev... Read more

  • Day 18 Still going strong

    2/11/2016 11:22:03 AM, by INGRIDSLIM

    yeah... Read more

  • 2-11-16(day 102)

    2/11/2016 10:46:14 AM, by MAMABEAR372

    Got a full night's sleep and I have dove into my day. Everything is going in the right direction. I was reminded last night the body needs water to process protein. So working on that today. I did pick up some fruit to ward off my sweet attacks. Other than that I am still being creative with wh... Read more

  • Week Off

    2/11/2016 10:30:26 AM, by UPPITYANN

    I don't like to interrupt my momentum but I have a cold. It's been coming on for several days. I hardly have energy to do daily tasks let alone exercise. No, it's not the flu. I don't ache all over, I'm not thrown upon a bed of pain. It's just a good, old fashioned, common cold with runny ... Read more

  • Best part of my day today.

    2/11/2016 10:27:07 AM, by GREGDARMENIO

    Today waking up with my grandkids and my daughter and it was really an exciting day just seeing them and it feels good to have other people in the house they supposed to be about myself. I really enjoyed the difference even the dog lark parking was something different should get to know me thou... Read more

  • Cold...

    2/11/2016 9:44:55 AM, by PEACHY_GIRL

    Winter has returned...... Read more

  • Big changes

    2/11/2016 9:03:46 AM, by TMULLINS23

    So yesterday I did something I've wanted to do for a long time. I cut and colored my hair. Oh my gosh I feel fantastic, so much lighter. I was hoping for a big splash of purple but the color didn't take to well. It still looks great and I'm happy. The 12 inches of hair is getting donated in hopes it... Read more

  • Grocery shopping

    2/11/2016 8:19:43 AM, by SIXLESTER69

    Tomorrow is payday and that means grocery shopping. I'm making out a list at work tonight that I will stick to. I'm ready to try new things. Looking at fruits and veggies that are in season right now. Going to try out a new recipe this week as well... Read more

  • Great Way to have Coffee

    2/11/2016 8:17:57 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    91 224 ... Read more

  • harassment

    2/11/2016 7:27:01 AM, by CHERLYNA

    Harassment of any kind is not good. Don't be afraid to stand up for yourself.... Read more

  • Life .... Fun n not so much fun

    2/11/2016 6:59:59 AM, by BUBBA365

    Short entry... Wish we could all enjoy these moments on pic with everyone n not the stress, harassed life we sometimes live in. Living within humanity is full of joy n sadness. Best to you all this week. :-)... Read more

  • Oatmeal

    2/11/2016 6:19:51 AM, by NSKYLINE115

    I've heard oatmeal is great for breakfast, its great in fiber, gluten free, keeps you full and has many helpful nutrients in it. My company provides us cereal cups and many snacks in the kitchen. I grabbed a Quaker Instant Oatmeal, Maple and Brown Sugar this morning and looked at the ingredients, wo... Read more