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  • Gods Day

    2/1/2015 12:51:26 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Thank you Helen I love you for you and all your beautiful thoughts and prayers and your love sending you light love joy happiness and many blessings hugx... Read more

  • 249

    2/1/2015 12:35:59 AM, by FANCYFREE53

    Feeling odd. Finally actually worked out for the first time in forever. I walk my dogs for about an hour a day so I count that usually. I had a bad interaction with this guy I was hanging out with tonight and then he left so I felt super down. I did T25 and it was intense. I felt like throwing up af... Read more

  • Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it SNOW!

    2/1/2015 12:33:02 AM, by 2DAWN4

    Call me crazy but I just enjoyed a beautiful walk in the peacefully falling snow! I loved hearing the snow crunching under my feet and looking at the dark sky filled with so many falling snowflakes! I have waited all winter for this chance! I know in my neck of the woods the weathermen are pre... Read more

  • Trying to focus on health rather than weight

    1/31/2015 11:57:52 PM, by PROFRLJ2

    Since Spring of 2014, I have lost 30 pounds. I was trying to lose weight although I found out that I had diabetes December 29, 2014. Some of that weight loss may have been due to high blood sugar. I have been eating healthy meals, logging points, working out, and staying motivated since January 4... Read more

  • Day 1 - keeping accountability

    1/31/2015 11:09:05 PM, by SLIMINDUBAI

    Ok... so I have been here before. Many times. Since my last spark episode I tried mindful eating and nutritarian. I believe in both, Mindful eating means for me not loosing wieight. Nutritarian (low fat vegan all unprocessed) is something I enjoy, but not always practical and that is where I then go... Read more

  • photos

    1/31/2015 11:00:55 PM, by RAYNEE65

    I uploaded a photo which was vertical when I did it, in my gallery it's horizontal...can anyone help...... Read more

  • Snow shoeing in the dark

    1/31/2015 10:55:31 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Went for a full moon snow shoe hike organized by a local outfitter. There were over 20 of us, but we split into about 3 groups. I was unfamiliar with the property we were on, but I still got the opportunity to trailblaze for a while. Snow conditions were excellent, and it was mostly cloudy, so it... Read more

  • Amazing Grace

    1/31/2015 10:49:25 PM, by KFHARRIS

    It is truly amazing I have yet to shrivel up from lack of food. I feel good. I can walk a mile. I can make good choices. I can control cravings. How do I do it. I don't take credit for it. I give that credit to my Savior Jesus Christ. I can do all this and more all I have to do is ask. Amazing Grace... Read more

  • Saturday

    1/31/2015 10:24:40 PM, by TERRI289

    Good day, but I want a nap! Took a road trip with dh. The Delaware Bay was amazing....big big waves. We did a little antiquing on the way home. Steve brought me a pretty picture of a white cat and we got a few gifts for some of our friends. Fit in a little exercising and some housewor... Read more

  • New car!!

    1/31/2015 8:50:59 PM, by MUNCHCANDO

    Yayyyy!! I got a new car today! Well a new used car but its a 2010 model and has a little less than 30,000 miles on it so its in extremely great shape for a new car! A few weeks ago during a storm, my brother was home from undergrad and ended up crashing my car into a tree. He was fine and the car ... Read more

  • more about "If I Ran the Zoo"

    1/31/2015 7:51:01 PM, by CTUPTON

    This is new to me. I don't remember reading this book. But.. I did read lots of Dr. Seuss books to my daughter when she was young. Someone gave us a whole bunch of these books. chris If I Ran the Zoo is often credited[1][2] with the first printed modern English use of the word "nerd," in the... Read more

  • Day 449 - The Price We Pay For Conveniece

    1/31/2015 7:45:03 PM, by KENTUCKYMEL14

    Weight: 168.0 (I'm finally seeing the downward movement on the scale I've been wanting. Woohoo!) Like so many Americans, I love when things are quick, easy, and convenient. I like meals that are premade that I can pop in the microwave or oven and be finished. I like workouts that work the ... Read more

  • Day 631

    1/31/2015 6:52:42 PM, by MAWEISBERG

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

  • Things I want to fix about me - Hair

    1/31/2015 6:17:49 PM, by GRACERYL

    When I was young I had thick, long, straight hair. I was down to my waist and I had no problems growing it back when trimmed. Mom always put it up in cute little ponytail holders, or headbands, or curls. But now, this is not the case. I'm 33 and my hair is thin, frail, and wavy. I don't know if... Read more

  • Speckles In The Flight

    1/31/2015 6:00:05 PM, by LEEBROWNLEE

    Morning light beaming through the window, Dust particles floating freely in the light.   Thoughts and dreams somersaulting in the air,   Tiny speckles settling on the surface below.     The light details your thoughts,   Arranges your view of the particles,   Floati... Read more

  • Not A Good Day/ feel ashamed

    1/31/2015 5:41:34 PM, by HEALTHYBYTES42

    Hello everyone, this is not a good day for me. I made some egg salad today made with 4 eggs with onions in it and I almost ate the whole bowl. Now I feel ashamed of myself. I know I shouldn't have done it. It was comfort food for me. Tuesday I have to get the results to my A1C test. I can't u... Read more

  • Snow, Snow,Snow

    1/31/2015 3:31:36 PM, by NO-EXCUSES-2015

    Storm stuck again. I am not complaining. I love it. No rushing, no place to go, the bright white clean snow, hell I even love shoveling. I wish I was in better shape and could shovel for more than 15 minutes. My challenges are eating on a snow day. My 10 year old daughter made cookies.(The house ... Read more

  • Sizzling Saturday

    1/31/2015 3:09:39 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Saturday, January 31, 2015. My youngest son's 29th birthday. Seems like he was born yesterday. ... Read more

  • Thank you all!!!

    1/31/2015 1:27:09 PM, by KDEE1111

    I am soooo very thankful for all the nice and encouraging comments I received on my last blog entry!!! This site may end up being my new Facebook page, LOL!!! ... Read more

  • A MEMBER'S BLOG IS A PLEASANT SURPRISE

    1/31/2015 1:22:24 PM, by -A-NEW-ME

    I was browsing some of other other blogs and I saw something that has stuck with me for the last 3 days, so it must be something worth sharing. This writer was responding to a member who was constantly weighing herself and wanted to break the habit on jumping on the scale. The writer's resp... Read more

  • Build your Inner Rome

    1/31/2015 1:00:05 PM, by NATYTHEWRAPBOSS

    So, this is my first time ever writing a blog... Can you tell? Well, I thought about what to write about and honestly I came out blank at first. So what does this Government major do? She looks up past governments... Have you ever heard of the expression Rome was not built in a day? Well, I a... Read more

  • Quote of the day 01/31/15

    1/31/2015 12:33:18 PM, by KIPSTER52

    "When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps." Confucius ... Read more

  • My SMART goals

    1/31/2015 12:30:43 PM, by KIPSTER52

    As part as BLC27 challenge we were ask to share our SMART Goals. Here are mine. Meal planning plan meals for the week every Tuesday. One lunch and one dinner can be left open. I left breakfast open because it is not a problem meal for me. And it varies very little. Grocery sho... Read more

  • Relentless day 31, Back Isolation Exercises

    1/31/2015 12:30:30 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Warm-up 30-min walk Circuit training; Tempo 1-0-4-0; 45 to 60 Seconds rest between sets Cable Pull-down 3 Sets, 36 Reps, Volume 1,800 Lbs. Bent over rows 3 Sets, 36 Reps. Volume 2,520 Lbs. Seated Cable Rows 3 Sets, 36 Reps, Volume 2,880 Lbs. Straight Arm Push Down 3 Reps, 3 Reps... Read more

  • day 31..short blog today.

    1/31/2015 12:23:05 PM, by MRSKATEDUVALL

    I have a busy day planned in the physical world. Here is life in Sparkland. 1) SPARK COACH - today was about changing up work out. My plan- to add hills to the daily walk. 2) By the Numbers team differential challenge, with a -500 calorie deficit. I was a tad under goal last night, but did no... Read more

  • Prayer for the Day

    1/31/2015 12:08:34 PM, by DYANNE4293

    Today's thought is: Reflection for the Day Since I came to The Program, I've become increasingly aware of the Serenity Prayer. I see it on literature covers, the walls of meeting rooms, and in the homes of new-found friends. "God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the cour... Read more

  • QUOTE OF THE DAY

    1/31/2015 11:56:26 AM, by TIMEHASCOME56

    The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person who is doing it. - Chinese Proverb... Read more

  • Game Plan for this Weekend.

    1/31/2015 10:46:49 AM, by MCWALKER0115

    Ok I have been doing very good staying under my calorie goals for the day, and the scales show it I have lost exactly two pounds since last weigh in giving me a total of 14 pounds lost. Myfitnesspal says I have lost two pounds so I am finally back to where I was before I fell off the wagon onto the ... Read more

  • The up side of being sick?

    1/31/2015 10:45:17 AM, by SPINNINGJW

    So, as I mentioned on my status update, I have caught DS's cold. I have been sneezing, coughing, blowing my nose, all stuffed up - the whole 9 yards. (wherever that phrase came from) The "up" side of being sick is that I have absolutely NO APPETITE. Not sure what I am going to eat today, as noth... Read more

  • Hyperglycemic

    1/31/2015 10:05:36 AM, by CURRAHEE68

    Have gone all day without diabetes med. Started out this am at 108, then stayed around 120 until 11 pm. Then 181. Did about same yesterday but I took the med last night when I showed higher B.S. Tonight I go without so that I can check in the morning without meds.... Read more

  • Starting Anew....For Real This Time

    1/31/2015 9:48:59 AM, by GONNABEALRIGHT

    After giving birth in May 2014 I've been very motivated to get back in shape and lose the baby weight. Since I was breastfeeding for the first six months that proved to be very challenging for me. Now, almost 9 months later, I'm ready and raring to go. My little girl's mobility is increasing ... Read more

  • Being Real

    1/31/2015 9:24:54 AM, by NANCY-

    I had thought about not sharing what was posted in my previous blog, trust me there was more that I didn't share. To me, SP is about being honest, sharing both joys and challenges that all of us face. We are human after all and life definitely is not perfect. So I could not come back and blog with ... Read more

  • February

    1/31/2015 8:49:45 AM, by 1SHEYLA

    I am continuing my health journey this month. I am training for a half marathon and so far so good.... Read more

  • Gaining Muscle instead of losing weight on the Fitbit scale

    1/31/2015 8:30:36 AM, by DRTOVAH

    I think I mentioned about a month ago, I got the Fitbit scale. This is my first digital scale. I've always had the cheaper dial type scale. I like them but as I found out aren't that accurate. I had a bit of a setback when I my dial scales consistently weighed me 8-10lbs less than what a true scale... Read more

  • Motivation For Today.

    1/31/2015 8:04:59 AM, by LIVINGLOVINLIFE

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  • win-win

    1/31/2015 7:57:01 AM, by RAYNEE65

    I have a money jar. Last night I took some change out to go out for coffee. Then I had an idea. I emptied the jar completely and set the change on the table beside it. For every lb that I lose, I put a coin in the jar. So the more coins in the jar, the more lbs I have lost. May be a silly idea, but ... Read more

  • There is no "try"

    1/31/2015 5:59:03 AM, by JSTETSER

    There are some things in life that we must succeed at. Maybe we can't do it all today, But we can take one small step forward. Toda got it right!... Read more

  • Master Chiefs Fitness Challenge

    1/31/2015 3:57:31 AM, by TSAR14

    Yesterday I signed up with a team for the Master Chiefs Fitness Challenge, My group from last year did not want to join so I needed to find a new team. The Teams name is Kyle's Piles. In this challenge the group works as individual's and as a team acquiring points for workout minutes, weight loss, a... Read more

  • Backward Day

    1/31/2015 1:25:55 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Backward Day Backward Day is a day to do everything backwards. Use your imagination, and Backward Day can be lots of fun. It's especially popular with school aged kids. ... Read more

  • Saturday

    1/31/2015 12:20:36 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Enjoy your day be blessed and love the little things in liife hug... Read more

  • Fabulous Friday

    1/30/2015 11:52:52 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Friday, January 30, 2015 ... Read more

  • I Give You My Heart, But . . .

    1/30/2015 11:30:48 PM, by LEEBROWNLEE

    Don't hurt the heart that loves you, It would give anything for your happiness. Treat it gently, and handle it with care. Above all, return the love you receive. Please be kind to this old heart, The one that loves so you very much. Handle this heart like you would your own, It's be... Read more

  • January 30 2015 Day 34

    1/30/2015 10:58:43 PM, by OCEAN84

    I keep tripping over sweets and chips. At least I know my weakness. If it's there, so am I. I've kept busy all week and now it's the weekend which isn't my best time to be on track. It's the nibbling between meals that is getting me too. I will keep at trying to change these behaviors. I'l be glad ... Read more

  • Getting Things Organized

    1/30/2015 10:54:56 PM, by KDEE1111

    So today I have been reading on how to start an effective weight loss and healthy lifestyle journey. I really like the facts and ideas that I am reading and I really think knowing this information will definitely help me in the long run!!!... Read more

  • I had my first taste of defeat today, and strangely... That's okay.

    1/30/2015 10:40:48 PM, by OTEMPURA

    today, after over a month of being "good" and over 10lbs lost I allowed my willpower to slip and ate pizza. Not just one slice either; I had 3. I was already at a 1200 calorie consumption for the day (all good calories) but at my daughters birthday part I smelled the pizza and everyone was having su... Read more

  • Friday-thank goodness

    1/30/2015 10:19:19 PM, by TERRI289

    Today was good but I still feel very very tired. Work was good and I got my errands done after work. Dh is doing well; he says the pain is very light and therefore manageable. I had the opportunity to attend a Fierce Funk class tonight but I passed. Even the most stalwart dancers need a ni... Read more

  • QOTD - What are the true reasons you want to manage your weight?

    1/30/2015 9:56:26 PM, by SPDMONKEYMAMA

    So in my 30+ SparkTeam one of the members posts a QOTD and as I started to write my response I got afraid that my response would be a little too long so I decided to write it as a blog. Nothing special but something that is inside me. What are the true reasons you want to manage your weight? ... Read more

  • 1/30/2015

    1/30/2015 9:11:33 PM, by ILOVEJIM851991

    If I had an extra hour I would have ate a sit down lunch... Read more

  • Gym day

    1/30/2015 9:07:16 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Well I set the time on my alarm last night, but I forget to turn the dang thing on. Oops! I was about 30 minutes late getting to the gym. but that was fine, because Jeremy was too. Neither one of us wanted to wake up this morning it seems.I did lay off the workout a little bit, but I still did 65... Read more

  • Once more with feeling...

    1/30/2015 9:06:33 PM, by 13BAGGIERRA13

    It's that time again. The monsters are knocking at the door, the family is whining, the pets are watching too closely. Yep it's that time...payday. Now we can kick this new eating lifestyle into high gear. More healthy foods less grease and junk. Today I bought chicken and roasted cutlets of it... Read more

  • Relentless day 30, Rest Day

    1/30/2015 8:52:51 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Took a break from weights today. But I did walk.... Read more

  • Day 15

    1/30/2015 7:53:26 PM, by TESSDRIVERA

    So I have not been able to be online due to family issues but I do have some good news I now weight 310 not to bad for 2 weeks .. I am trying even though things are going on with my family. On a good note we got a dog today. We got her from the Humane Society. she is 3 yrs 8 months and 16dys old, sh... Read more

  • Physical work

    1/30/2015 6:52:10 PM, by PROFRLJ2

    I have been tearing out my laminate flooring this week preparing for new floors. I tried exercising in addition to this but I was just too exhausted. So I am counting this work as my exercise this week. I am going to do TurboFire beginning next week. Has anyone tried Turbofire? It is a great wo... Read more

  • So Frustrated...

    1/30/2015 6:45:28 PM, by PEACHY_GIRL

    Nothing getting done around here...... Read more

  • SparkPeople are the best!

    1/30/2015 6:23:07 PM, by SPINNINGJW

    Over the past week, I have felt so supported and encouraged as I go through one of the roughest times of my life to date. for all the goodies, advice, support, prayers and just "being there" for me. It is amazing to me how close I can feel to all of you, most of whom I have nev... Read more

  • Dr. Seuss invented the word nerd--who knew!

    1/30/2015 5:46:05 PM, by CTUPTON

    The slang term nerd means an intelligent but single-minded person, obsessed with a certain hobby or pursuit, e.g. a computer nerd. But the word that has been the bane of so many elementary schoolers' existence was actually invented by their king: none other than Dr. Seuss himself! The word first app... Read more

  • Working with the Dietition

    1/30/2015 5:43:06 PM, by ANN2015NOLEN

    Well today was my 2nd day with my dietitian and we discussed my food journal more and calorie range. I need to be at 1800 calories a day to lose weight so at the low end of what sparkpeople said. So time to improve my diet more. And I knew I was lacking things in my diet like fruits and veggies s... Read more

  • Ugh.

    1/30/2015 5:06:34 PM, by HEATHERNCHEVY

    Looking back at my old pictures of myself on here, stuff I posted between 2008-2011 ... holy moly, how did I get to where I am today? How did I gain so so much weight ... AGAIN! It's such an awful cycle in my life, gaining 50+ lbs, losing it, gaining it again (and then some) ... over and over and ov... Read more

  • One More Step / Biggest Loser Finale

    1/30/2015 3:46:23 PM, by SPDMONKEYMAMA

    The last 2 days I have been wearing my pedometer. First time in months that I actually put it on. I knew when I stepped up on the scale what to expect and I was correct even though I was off by 10 pounds. I knew I had gained everything I had lost last year. But when I put that pedometer back on ... Read more

  • Nora's Ultrasound

    1/30/2015 3:02:05 PM, by ALIALI2013

    Well, today's been pretty busy, but I'm getting some things done. Finished my exercises, more of the bobbers (nearly half done), been searching for a dress for the wedding and have found one I really like but don't like buying one online. I'd rather buy one I can try one, but I really really love t... Read more

  • Day 448 - Putting Myself First

    1/30/2015 2:39:22 PM, by KENTUCKYMEL14

    Weight: 168.8 I am a massive people pleaser. It's awful sometimes. My chronic inability to say no often puts me in situations I don't want to be in. To add to it, I have pretty bad anxiety so I can't say no and end up being anxious about the outcome. Sounds like a great combination, right? ... Read more

  • Where did I go?

    1/30/2015 2:33:25 PM, by HELENBF1111

    I had decided to take one little "day off" but I haven't been able to refocus on losing weight. I just lost my momentum and have no energy to try again. I wish I believed that I deserve to be healthier. People tell me I deserve it, but their words never sink in. I scare myself sometimes. I am so stu... Read more

  • Day 630

    1/30/2015 2:03:22 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • day 30.. Dealing with a source of Stress...

    1/30/2015 1:57:57 PM, by MRSKATEDUVALL

    I am home from work today, I took a sick day to deal with a source of stress. My frigging unclean, messy and unkempt house. So far, I have loaded the dishes, starting to detrash the house, done two loads of laundry. Today's goal is to get my dinning room, kitchen counter... Read more

  • I found a new way to be healthy

    1/30/2015 12:23:24 PM, by ONIQUEKA

    recently i started my own business. I now have my very own Tupperware Business. In the midst of owning my own business i learned a few things. First I began to think about how Tupperware's Fridge Mates keep my food fresh longer. I began to compare the bowls i had from the local dollar store to Tuppe... Read more

  • Quote of the day 01/30/15

    1/30/2015 11:53:48 AM, by KIPSTER52

    “I used to want the words ‘She tried’ on my tombstone. Now I want ‘She did it.'” Katherine Dunham ... Read more

  • Taking Risks

    1/30/2015 10:11:38 AM, by DYANNE4293

    Today's thought is: Nothing ventured, nothing gained. We pray for "courage to change the things we can.'' Change requires giving up familiar old ways to try something new. Even though the old ways brought us pain, they were known. Changing them for new ones feels risky; it could lead to pleasure... Read more

  • It's all in your head...

    1/30/2015 9:07:35 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Your mind is behind your success- Believe and achieve! Usually it's the thought that we can't do it, that stops us. When those thoughts occur to me, I push them out of my head fast. I refocus on my goals- I make small short term goals. I look at how far I've come. I look at pictures of w... Read more

  • 261.8

    1/30/2015 6:21:26 AM, by ERICAANN44

    Well, I obviously had a bit of a hiccup this week as far as eating right. It's been a horrendously stressful week, and I acknowledge that I slipped back into bad habits for a few days. Today is going to be a tough one for me, because it may be the day I put in my notice at work. I am dealing with... Read more

  • Birthday Friends!

    1/30/2015 5:34:23 AM, by JSTETSER

    I have a friend who I share a birthdate with. Philip is 93 this year! I am 59! Every year we take the time to enjoy a meal together and be thankful for another great year. Friends are the best gift that birthdays bring!... Read more

  • Fighting with Myself

    1/30/2015 2:45:53 AM, by FIGHTINGFEAR

    I am literally fighting myself not to go and eat junk food. I get thoughts like, "Oh you can splurge today and start tomorrow. It's only been two days". I have to constantly remind myself that I have told myself every single day that I could always start tomorrow. If I keep going the way I am going,... Read more

  • Time to remember

    1/30/2015 2:35:57 AM, by FLUTTER-BY)L(

    Well, yesterday I changed my profile picture. I want to be at my goal weight by my 50th birthday in October of 2016. I want a leather jacket as a reward. I got a ninjas blended for fruit and vegetable smoothies for. Christmas. I want to have one daily. I will have soup or salad for lunch ... Read more

  • National Inane Answering Message Day

    1/30/2015 1:53:55 AM, by ADKISTLER

    National Inane Answering Message Day When : Always January 30th Many people look at the title of this day and think ....huh!!? Some people think its a typo, and the day should read "National Insane Answering Message Day". H... Read more

  • FIND THE FUN

    1/30/2015 1:46:53 AM, by CJWORDPLAY

    Remember these words of advice from Mary Poppins? “In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun . . . You find the fun and SNAP! The job... Read more

  • Is it Losing or is it Gaining

    1/30/2015 12:46:51 AM, by BAYBOY6385

    Been trying find something to write about since coming back to Sparkpeople & this might be it. When we start out on our journeys we have one thing in mind. We need to lose. Lose inches, lose weight, lose the baggage and so on. But let's look at it another way. Do we not... Read more

  • TGIF

    1/30/2015 12:33:27 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Be blessed and enjoy your day hug... Read more

  • And so it begins... again

    1/30/2015 12:28:49 AM, by VANISDGIRL

    I'm sure we can all relate to that title. The constant battle of trying to lose weight over and over again. It's damn hard. But that's my problem; it's too hard and then I give up. I've been overweight my entire adult life and i've dropped weight then picked it up again somewhere along the way.... Read more

  • nuts

    1/30/2015 12:19:09 AM, by CURRAHEE68

    Had small meals yesterday, then binged last night. Ate a whole can of mixed nuts, 1300 calories. Not good! But,,, I still ate within my calorie goal. Went to the grocery store yesterday and bought more varieties of nuts and protein foods, including split peas. They made a great soup for lunch toda... Read more

  • Relentless day 29, Leg Isolation Exercises

    1/29/2015 11:56:17 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Warm up 30-minute walk. Circuit training with 40 Second Rest Per Set. Tempo 1-0-4-0 Standing Leg Curl 3 Sets, 20 Reps, Volume 480 per Leg: TTL: 6 Sets, 40 Reps, Vol. 960 Lbs. Leg Extension 3 Sets, 45 Reps, Volume 4,688 Lbs. Leg Press 3 Sets, 45 Reps, Volume 6,413 Lbs. Calf Raises 3 Sets,... Read more

  • 13 pounds heavier

    1/29/2015 11:53:49 PM, by STUDLEEJOE

    Well, since I left in November, I have gained 13 pounds. Time to get back with Sparkpeople and get on track again... Read more

  • Fun in the country

    1/29/2015 11:37:16 PM, by LINDAM.1

    Something got to our chickens so Mike my husband put a dead chicken in the trap. Had a mountain lion in our trap the next day and the neighbor let it put. cute Reminded me of a pet my friend had . She is in the other time zone in our state.... Read more

  • January 29, 2015 Day 33

    1/29/2015 11:34:17 PM, by OCEAN84

    I tried to eat well today but found myself eating things I had no business getting into. Sigh. My knees have really hurt today and I'm really tired to heading to bed. I wanted to at least keep up checking in here. I missed yesterday but I'm here today. One day at a time!... Read more

  • Exercise is my favorite hunger suppressant

    1/29/2015 11:20:24 PM, by OTEMPURA

    I'm not saying this because I actually get hungry a lot, because I don't. At least, not since the first week. I remember in the past when I "dieted" I would end up failing by the end of the first week because I would get hungry and think, "I deserve this food." Then I would eat. I would ... Read more

  • Another Trivia Night win

    1/29/2015 10:55:46 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Went out for trivia night once again, and our team won... handily. And I did not over eat. Just had a half sandwich and a salad... and lots of water. I skipped the beer tonight because I am still a little under the weather. But not sick enough to stay home. LOL! Jeremy and I made an appoin... Read more

  • Day 1 done

    1/29/2015 10:27:28 PM, by RAYNEE65

    Just finished day 1. I tracked my food, didn't cheat at all. As for exercise, I do what I can considering it's physiotherapy. I'm not sure what that counts as but it has to be better than nothing. I am happy knowing I did well today and I think that's what it's all about...one day at a time. ... Read more

  • Terrific Thursday

    1/29/2015 9:41:54 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Thursday, January 29 2015 ... Read more

  • Long day

    1/29/2015 9:03:40 PM, by TERRI289

    Steve did well but today's procedure was all about the location of the kidney stone. In two weeks he will have the lithroscopy(thanks Pat for the heads up on that) and hopefully things will be better. Thanks for the prayers. The day was long, all three classes were pretty good and then I sold t... Read more

  • WHISPERS and SNICKERS

    1/29/2015 7:04:47 PM, by LEEBROWNLEE

    Whispers and snickers, Bullies in the park, Making life miserable, For everyone sought. Picking and probing, Bullies in the park, Making someone's life, More lonesome than not. Teasing and shoving, Bullies in the park, Picking on the kids, Who everyone forgot. Teachi... Read more

  • Day 629

    1/29/2015 5:06:18 PM, by MAWEISBERG

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

  • Fit From Within

    1/29/2015 4:48:35 PM, by PROFRLJ2

    I am reading a wonderful book called "FIt From Within" and I highly recommend it. The author, Victoria Moran, was overweight her entire life. Then she found a way to accept herself and the weight came off with very little effort. She has kept if off for 18 years. The first chapter is about Self ... Read more

  • stagnant

    1/29/2015 4:20:58 PM, by OKGOATGAL

    That's what I am. Stagnant. Not losing. Not gaining. Just hanging out. Same weight. Same size. Building back to running from my injury in September, so maybe it'll start going away again. On a plus, I got a heating pad from the VA in the mail, to help with the pain, and OH MAN! is it a nice he... Read more

  • Day 447 - Training For The Peachtree Road Race

    1/29/2015 4:14:32 PM, by KENTUCKYMEL14

    Weight: 170.0 You know, no matter how much I understand that starting a new exercise routine can show a gain on the scale, it never actually feels any better when I excitedly weigh myself the day after a good workout to see the number go up that I worked so hard to make smaller. I'm not as bumm... Read more

  • Excited and Scared

    1/29/2015 3:47:08 PM, by SPINNINGJW

    So, I have a phone interview scheduled. Not sure what I think about the job that this would lead to if they like me. It was advertised as being in Omaha. That could mean anywhere from a 20-45 minute commute. It would mean that Ben would need to develop better independence in a big hurry. Of cou... Read more

  • Cleaning up the house

    1/29/2015 2:43:47 PM, by SPDMONKEYMAMA

    As January comes to a close, me and my husband are cleaning up our house. We have tackled almost every room, closets, drawer and hiding place in side our small 2 bedroom 2 bath apartment. We have downsized our daughter's toys, removed the electronics from the bedroom, and rearranged our living roo... Read more

  • Back to Fun

    1/29/2015 12:30:51 PM, by ALIALI2013

    Got my exercising in, meds taken, ready to go in the kitchen and start stringing some "bobbers" for the decorations and then get my lunch ready before watching my soap. Don't have to leave the house today, YAY. There's no ice or rain so I'm glad for that, in fact there's just lots of wind, whi... Read more

  • So Much To Do...

    1/29/2015 11:00:29 AM, by PEACHY_GIRL

    And so little time. Plus the weather ain't helping...... Read more

  • Quote of the day 01/29/15

    1/29/2015 10:41:40 AM, by KIPSTER52

    "Careful thinking and hard work will solve nearly all your problems. Try and see for yourself." Ullery... Read more

  • Balance Your Lifestyle- Don't So Hard You Quit

    1/29/2015 10:35:46 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    It is hard to eat whole foods all of the time, especially if you aren't home. I find myself compromising outside of my house and sometimes in my house because it is so difficult to convert. It's a process though. I suspect I will never be an all or nothing gal. I lean more toward balance in ever... Read more

  • Today's Thought

    1/29/2015 9:58:57 AM, by DYANNE4293

    Today's thought is: Nothing is so bad that relapse won't make it worse. --Anonymous The stories we hear in meetings often shock us. It seems hard to believe that some members could have harmed themselves in such ways. We hear about arrests, bankruptcies, loss of family and home, lost jobs, viole... Read more

  • Day 29, the spirit of rebellion lives on.

    1/29/2015 9:51:06 AM, by MRSKATEDUVALL

    Good morning. there is a disconnect between my words, my thoughts and my actions. I blogged last night before bed, about a day binge and how I rescued the day. I went to bed, finished my Women, Food, God book.( WFG) Decided to commit to her eating guidelines and went to sleep. To wake up about t... Read more