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  • National Honesty Day

    4/30/2016 8:45:35 AM, by ADKISTLER

    National Honesty Day Date When Celebrated : Always April 30th National Honesty Day encourages us to be honest today, and everyday. We honestly believe you try your best to be honest. Honesty is a great virtue. If we want people to believe us when its important, then we nee... Read more

  • Ugh...

    4/30/2016 8:18:08 AM, by PEACHY_GIRL

    Want to sleep in but can't...... Read more

  • Finding the Bargain at the Goodwill Store

    4/30/2016 5:41:24 AM, by JSTETSER

    I love my $1 LLBEAN sweater that I bought at Goodwill Store in Concord. I can remember going into thrift stores in the past and leaving frustrated. I knew that goo bargains were hiding all around me, but I just couldn't find them. Here is my plan for finding those elusive great deals! 1. Re... Read more

  • Picking Back Up

    4/30/2016 5:01:44 AM, by JULMATT

    Last week I had been on a roll with eating and exercising. Finally felt as if I was back on track. Did not last. Once again an unexpected life issue came up. After managed to get four days straight of exercising and eating right I found myself running back and forth between the hospital to see my... Read more

  • Day 5

    4/30/2016 4:25:29 AM, by SIXLESTER69

    Calories: in range Exercise: walked 64 mins Water: 8 cups Spark points today: 24 Carbs: over Fat: in range Protein: in range Still need to watch those carbs... Read more

  • Handwritten Food Journal

    4/30/2016 3:03:41 AM, by JANICEB0414

    I track my nutrition and exercise using the Trackers on Spark. It is very helpful with figuring out calories. It also points out with Reports how I'm doing. But I am not talking about this computerized version of keeping a Journal, I am talking about my completely handwritten Journal. ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/30/2016 1:49:57 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Much in life can be seen as ugly or beautiful - it's our choice. Why would we choose to see any part of life as ugly ? " - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • Busy day

    4/29/2016 11:18:54 PM, by TERRI289

    There was dancing, there was laughter, and there was a nap. 355 It was a good day! .... Read more

  • Saturday

    4/29/2016 11:11:49 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Enjoy your day be blessed and enjoy brother is still in the hospital not happy with how they treat him hugs... Read more

  • 4/29/16

    4/29/2016 10:35:23 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I had a busy day today. I got 3 leads on new positions, and set one interview up for next week. Had to deal with an unpleasant situation with one of my conferences for St. Vincent de Paul and had to ask someone to step down from her position as president. She was having an issue with the pastor a... Read more


    4/29/2016 9:33:05 PM, by TMULLINS23

    So last week I threw out my scale!!!! Honestly I do think it was broken, it was stuck. I had my mom get on it and it said the same thing. I really wasn't judging my weight lose by the scale here at home. I went more with the scale at the doctors office and how my clothes fit. I have to say it wa... Read more

  • Day 23- surviving

    4/29/2016 8:57:24 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Some days I feel accomplished and energetic, and other days I am just surviving. Today was all about survival. I started the day with a migraine, and just never got going on all cylinders. It was a rainy day as well, so Cooper's afternoon walk was super short. That was actually fine with me, as ... Read more

  • LIFE

    4/29/2016 8:43:55 PM, by NANCYFROMME

    Time to enjoy life more and not worry so much about the trivial only get one chance on this Rollercoaster. ..just have to take better care to enjoy it longer!... Read more

  • Dear Weight Loss Fairy

    4/29/2016 7:03:18 PM, by KATHYGBENNETT

    You really haven't come through for me. I am having to work hard to lose weight and I am succeeding. Why don't you come tonight and wave your magic wand and remove about 20 pounds. i t would help help a lot. I would still have weight to lose, maybe you could up it about 60 pounds. you know my 45th h... Read more

  • Going to try it again

    4/29/2016 4:09:14 PM, by JANEINE

    It has been awhile since I have been active on Sparkpeople although it is always in the back of my mind. I have mainly let life and my mindset get in my way. With the loss of my ex-husband (whom I was caregiver for), I returned to my former job. This time I ended up on night shift. I had always ... Read more

  • Finally

    4/29/2016 2:28:44 PM, by TRUEDJ9

    First time working out after a full week. .. amazing how quickly you loose "it"... Read more

  • Day 1087

    4/29/2016 2:09:10 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Big Difference between Have-to and Want-to

    4/29/2016 1:40:16 PM, by SIGLED

    My sisters-in-law saw me the other day for the first time in a while. I lost about 60 lbs since last seeing them. There was the usual shock then compliments. I told one that there is a big difference between Have-to and Want-to. I "have-to" because of the Type 2 Diabetes. Yet, I got thinki... Read more

  • Doing Well with DASH

    4/29/2016 10:45:23 AM, by TYLFAMILY

    I hopped on the scale yesterday and my weight had dropped some. This morning I looked back. This is the least I have weighed in four years! 2011 was a hallmark year for me, and I am looking to weighing less than I did in July of 2011. I am eight pounds from a goal which I did not reach in 2011. ... Read more

  • A Sugar High?

    4/29/2016 10:16:39 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Day 81: Today's Plan-16.4.29

    4/29/2016 9:40:00 AM, by DOLLFACEDX

    WELLNESS 1. My Fitness Word for today is WELL which equates to the following exercise routine: 1min Wall Sit 10 Squats 10 Leg Lifts 2min Wall Sit I should be able to fit in at least 3 reps of this routine 2. Fit in 10,000 Steps today HOME Living Room Deep Clean: ... Read more

  • Two years...WOW!

    4/29/2016 9:08:23 AM, by MLM2588

    Wow it's been two years since I have been on here. I am still the weight I was before I dropped off the face of the earth XD... I did gain weight over the past two years I was up to 235 but then I got pregnant in July 2015 and lost 20 lbs. I then got back up to 235 in my third trimester and then los... Read more

  • 4-29-16 (day 180)

    4/29/2016 8:57:49 AM, by MAMABEAR372

    Fasting bsl 145! Still going down! I think I am doing everything right. Eating is a big thing for me. Or how I eat, rather. Tonight's menu for company coming over: spaghetti squash with chunky tomato sauce and spicy garlic green beans. Hubby might come home early today since he wor... Read more

  • Much Better...

    4/29/2016 8:20:57 AM, by PEACHY_GIRL

    Feeling much better after a good night of sleep...... Read more

  • Day 4

    4/29/2016 7:44:00 AM, by SIXLESTER69

    I messed up badly...nothing but junk at work. My ear hurts and is making me dizzy so I don't feel like moving much. One more night of work, then two days off.... Read more

  • Finding my own healthy and running my own race*

    4/29/2016 5:20:07 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yes, I'm Running my Own Healthy Race! *Truthfully, I am not much of a runner. I love to hike and to walk. Occasionally, I run with a purpose. . I run when itís about to storm and Iím on a mountain. I run when Iím late. I run whenever I have to. Mt Washington 2014 I am walking fast a... Read more

  • National Shrimp Scampi Day

    4/29/2016 4:54:28 AM, by ADKISTLER

    National Shrimp Scampi Day Date When Celebrated : Always April 29th National Shrimp Scampi Day is your opportunity to eat and enjoy a great meal...or snack. Shrimp scampi is simple and easy to make. And, its ohh so tasty! Just cook the shrimp along with butter and chopped garlic... Read more

  • Struggling

    4/29/2016 2:31:08 AM, by EHERATH

    Well, Monday is almost here. I'm excited and nervous for it, but I'm starting to get cold feet. Is weight loss surgery the route I really want to go? I've been weighing the pros and cons all evening and I'm torn--this could be due to my anxiety issues though. Anyways, I did some more research ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/29/2016 2:20:48 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World. May you delight in Dancing Lightly With Life. May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world. May you always sing Melody in the Symphony of your Life May you taste, smell, and touch your dreams of a beautifu... Read more

  • Still at work

    4/28/2016 10:49:33 PM, by ABBY532

    Going out of town last weekend got me off with my journaling. Trying to get back into it.... Read more

  • Thursday-watching Orphan Black

    4/28/2016 10:40:31 PM, by TERRI289

    It was a restful day....practiced choreography, had a pedicure, had a healthy leftover lunch, went to work, had an early evening after tutoring my favorite seventh grader. Looking forward to a dance filled Friday! Sweet dreams 213... Read more

  • Wednesday and Thursday

    4/28/2016 10:36:35 PM, by HEALTHIER-TT

    Yesterday I walked for 30 minutes. I was able to increase my warm up speed and my walking speed. I was able to walk at my new speed for 15 minutes. The next time I go, I am hoping to walk at my new speed for 20 minutes. Today there was no gym. I decided to do some light strength training. I worked m... Read more

  • 4/28/16

    4/28/2016 9:23:36 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I had a pretty good day today. I am trying to put into place our reflections from my faith group meeting. We are covering a book called Rediscover Jesus, and Chapter one is about new beginnings and the fact that Jesus gives us a chance for a new beginning every day we live. Since the weather clea... Read more

  • I'm in the miler club now!

    4/28/2016 9:19:24 PM, by SCHATZISMOM

    I cannot BELIEVE that this happened. I walked a mile on the trail today. My DH was with me and he made it easier by moving his car to the end in case I couldn't make it. It gave me the confidence I needed to try it. He's been walking too and although I'm a little bit ahead of him, he's working ... Read more

  • It's a Deal

    4/28/2016 8:47:20 PM, by TMULLINS23

    So I've been trying to motivate my husband to loose some weight. He really needs to for his health now that he is older. So far he does eat 3 times a day, drinks more water then he used to but he needs to exercise. So I decided to bribe him!!! He has wanted a boat for so long, so I told him if he c... Read more

  • Day 22- easing into the day

    4/28/2016 7:59:29 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Didn't sleep much last night... and then Cooper woke me up early this morning. So, I did my morning yoga, then took him out for an hour walk, before indulging in my morning coffee. Still no appetite... but I will make myself eat something here. I am staying hydrated, just not hungry. I just felt... Read more

  • Gradual progress

    4/28/2016 7:18:48 PM, by 40NOW2007

    I am making slow but sure progress. The best indicator of this progress is mainly how I feel. I feel stronger, and in some ways, in less pain, especially in my feet. I can be on my feet more and do more.... Read more

  • Back this time for good!

    4/28/2016 7:15:51 PM, by TCHRMOM98

    My journey to weight loss has been filled with successes and failures. I am often focused on these failures. God has worked through a owner of a gym that has started a program for people to lose weight. He pays for personal trainers and 3D scanning. I have been on this journey for about 2 months ... Read more

  • Small Changes

    4/28/2016 7:02:10 PM, by PALMY5

    I decided to buy a Nutribullet Rx and began making veggiefruit smoothies, half kale or spinach, and the other half frozen and fresh fruit, for breakfast each morning. Also included is spices or herbs recommended by the book that came with it, for boosting metabolism, getting rid of inflammation,and ... Read more

  • Walking Desk discovery or how I am really a horse

    4/28/2016 6:32:19 PM, by 2PERMONTH

    Today is day 7 of my renewed efforts to change my outlook, my health, and my weight. There are a bunch of motivators, but one big one has been the feeling that my feet are going to feel so much better if I can take off 20+% of my body weight. I work at home in a 40+ hour desk job and in late 201... Read more

  • Doctor's Visit

    4/28/2016 5:40:33 PM, by KATHYGBENNETT

    Went to the doctor today and reviewed my x-rays. He said i have severe osteoarthritis with bone on bone pain and a very large Baker's cyst. I am trying exercises to stretch my ham strings of both legs. He gave me a steroid injection but I won't know for 48 hours if it will do any good. He also ga... Read more

  • Each Little Thing....

    4/28/2016 4:51:06 PM, by SJ1958

    I'm celebrating each meal or each bit of exercise. I'm not going to let negative thinking get me down. I'm trying. I do give myself a pep talk each day. Last night I made myself get some aerobic dancing in while watching TV. I'm proud of me and encouraged.... Read more

  • Big Plans.... BIG! HUGE!

    4/28/2016 2:25:44 PM, by FARMERBARB

    After work today, I'm going to join the local YMCA! Starting next week, I'm going to go at least 3 mornings a week at 6:00 AM. Now, I am NOT a morning person, so this is going to be a challenge for me. But if I can't handle that little challenge, what hope is there for weight loss? So I AM GOING ... Read more

  • Fourth Day

    4/28/2016 2:17:00 PM, by BUSYBEE0912

    Lost 1.6 lbs. Blood sugar is better than yesterday 255 on waking and today 205. Always high in the morning - and the weight is not helping. This is why this is so important. Stressful day....lady yelling at me over the phone - why it doesn't matter, but I am just the messenger....glad to say tha... Read more

  • Day 1086

    4/28/2016 1:59:34 PM, by MAWEISBERG

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

  • Loving Spring

    4/28/2016 1:37:16 PM, by JEM2929

    Spring is my jam. Everything is new again The sun stays out all day The clouds are big and fluffy Rainy days warm me to my core All the animals are having babies Fledglings are getting ready to leave the nest The garden calls my name, and for once I will listen I've spent so much time outside w... Read more

  • time to embrace a new lifestyle

    4/28/2016 11:34:08 AM, by LEENIE114

    I am heartbroken. One of my aunts who has special needs is very sick. Yesterday we found out she is on the verge of kidney failure. BuT- she can still be saved with a special diet and weight loss. She has to go carb free and lose at least 50 pounds. I have more than that to lose, so I am pledging to... Read more

  • Day 80: Today's Plan

    4/28/2016 10:47:58 AM, by DOLLFACEDX

    WELLNESS 1. My Word for today is OSCAR which equates to the following exercise routine: 40 JJacks 10 Burpees 30sec Plank 10 Crunches 15 Push-ups Not certain how many reps I'll fit in - those Burpees really challenge me. 2. I'll be watching my nutrition closely during ... Read more

  • Missed Workout

    4/28/2016 10:19:45 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Have a full blown sinus infection that's blasted my energy level. Postponed Bench Press & Front Squat. 24 We disconnected cable TV years ago. Got tired of PC biased news & crap programming. ... Read more

  • A Short Post

    4/28/2016 8:49:00 AM, by SUZYB53

    I planned my meals for today! Yeah! This thing about developing new habits is hard. I definitely get immediate feedback from my body and my mind when I eat well and exercise. But still....there are so many pieces of prep and planning to do. And between getting products out the door for work and ... Read more

  • Argh...

    4/28/2016 8:37:59 AM, by PEACHY_GIRL

    Even worse night of sleep last night. So frustrated...... Read more

  • 4-28-16 (day 179)

    4/28/2016 7:43:56 AM, by MAMABEAR372

    Well another successful day. I am dialing into the numbers that help my blood sugar go down. My fasting bsl today was 155! That is GREAT! Very cold here today and rain is heading in. I think the guys out working on stuff may be around for about another week. They look like they are windi... Read more

  • Yes we can! Yes we will be happy!

    4/28/2016 5:16:01 AM, by JSTETSER

    Focus. Find those things in life that bring you joy, and keep your heart close to them! Get out in nature, and let go of your worries! Give God your concerns, and cast all your care on Him. When we live at peace, we are happier and healthier. Yes we can, yes we will be happy!... Read more

  • International Astronomy Day

    4/28/2016 4:54:09 AM, by ADKISTLER

    International Astronomy Day Date When Celebrated : Always April 28th Astronomy Day is a day to look up to the stars. It was established to promote astronomy to the general public. Astronomy clubs and groups use this day to help teach the people about the stars, and other celestial b... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/28/2016 2:10:08 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Life is unlimited - it expands with the generosity, compassion, inventiveness, and service that you contribute." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • Leg Is Getting Stronger

    4/28/2016 12:52:28 AM, by AMYROSEC

    I had my first physical therapy appointment a week ago my 2nd visit is next week. I had my leg taped up for 5 days. I was afraid when I took the tape off that my knee would be back to doing the weird movements it had been making. With the 5 days of PT exercise and the tape my knee has nearly returne... Read more

  • Week 16: Passenger Overboard--Throw Me a Life Saver

    4/27/2016 11:59:58 PM, by PJB719

    Current Weight: 240.2 lbs. Loss: - 0.6 lbs. I have really been struggling the past couple of weeks. Ironically, after my very jubilant blog entry of hitting 100 consecutive days of tracking, I crashed. I have been in the emotional pits ever since then. I have felt anything but upbeat in the pas... Read more

  • It's All About Choices

    4/27/2016 11:44:52 PM, by TMULLINS23

    This says it all!!! We choose how we deal with what life throws at us!... Read more

  • Wednesday..tired

    4/27/2016 10:45:44 PM, by TERRI289

    Classes were good, and we had dinner with a friend which was nice. Very tired, I am off to bed. Good night! 102... Read more

  • 4/27/16

    4/27/2016 10:38:32 PM, by RHOOK20047

    The pollen is so thick that my eyes are so sore from my rubbing them. My allergies have kicked in to high gear. I was hoping with the rain, it would have cleared some of it up. With the storms yesterday, I closed the house up and turned the a/c on. That has helped with the sneezing at least. I ... Read more

  • I know it is not monday but I will forget to post this later....

    4/27/2016 9:40:09 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • Day 21- pedal and read

    4/27/2016 9:30:22 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Got my new books in the mail today! So I pedaled and read after the mail came. Before I walked the dog a few times... he was much better behaved today. I also did some ST, a dance workout, shadow boxed, etc... I had no appetite today. My migraine last night was pretty bad, so I felt hungove... Read more

  • Got our Service Dog today

    4/27/2016 9:15:36 PM, by NYXWOLFWALKER

    Well my husband got his Epleptic Response Dog today, so now starts a new chapter of his life and that of his k9 companion. Long road ahead to be traveled for the two of them. But I'm pleased that they are bonding so well. Side effects of this means my husband will actually be MORE active thus me... Read more

  • Knee Relief

    4/27/2016 8:59:54 PM, by KATHYGBENNETT

    Going to doctor tomorrow about my knee. This is just a consult because while the doctor takes my insurance the hospital he operates in does not take my insurance. Hoping he can give me some non surgical relief. I know i eventually will have to have surgery but not sure I am ready to be in the hospi... Read more

  • Goals

    4/27/2016 8:47:34 PM, by SCHATZISMOM

    I walked 3/4 of a mile today! Yippee! I wasn't sure I could. I did .6 yesterday and that was hard for me. The last tenth or so today about killed me but I just wanted to get it done. I also figured out a way around my anxiety. I walked to the 1/3 mark and turned around. I finished the last th... Read more

  • Been a Long Long Time!

    4/27/2016 7:49:32 PM, by BUSYBEE0912

    I decided after weeks, months and even years to get back on here again. Over that time I have lost both parents, lost a home to foreclosure, and moved twice. We are getting ready to move again. I was spiraling out of control....not necessarily bad eating, though we ate out way too much cos it was... Read more

  • Awareness - The Opposite of Denial 4/27/16

    4/27/2016 6:17:53 PM, by JUSTBETSY

    Just got done my hour-long walk. Its becoming more routine, although I still get red in the face and a bit winded at the end. Haven't been doing as well with the food lately, been eating a lot of junk, especially mid-day when I'm alone. Today I got upset after a brief conversation with my son's d... Read more

  • Day 1085

    4/27/2016 3:40:47 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Show me! EWL 21 Day Transformation

    4/27/2016 11:48:17 AM, by 62ROCKS

    I'm in a very familiar place 1 of a new program. The irony is that I'm not all puffed up with expectations about how quickly I'll lose this excess baggage. I read an interview of Chris Powell (Extreme Weight Loss). I so enjoy the show, those folks wanna give up but Chris hits them with... Read more

  • 5 yrs,5 yrs,5 yrs

    4/27/2016 10:34:56 AM, by CTUPTON

    I thought Someone would have told me it took way too long for me to learn to speak up! Not one person did that! 252 And through each 5 years I was reading self help books, going to alanon (8 yrs!) , and doing lots of crying. No, I would not give up. It was a very hard journey! (... Read more

  • Is this how the doctor checks drug interactions--(well not webMD but yes computer data sheet)?

    4/27/2016 10:29:24 AM, by CTUPTON
    ult.htm# chris... Read more

  • A Sparker in Action?

    4/27/2016 9:41:55 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Under 300

    4/27/2016 9:35:22 AM, by SQUIDDY

    I weighed in this week at 205 lbs which means this is the first time I have had a 2 number in front since the 1980's. The thing I am realizing is that I feel better but that my destination is not a number but a feeling. My health and my fitness in the past has been a number (my weight) and not my ov... Read more

  • Weekends = Weightloss Doom

    4/27/2016 8:27:43 AM, by C_HILLNJ

    So I went to a trainer last week and I was sore for three days. Therefore, I couldn't go to the gym the next day. (I may have already mentioned this in a previous post but...anyway.) Afterwards, I felt like puking and just wanted to get out of the gym and in a moment of weakness, the trainer convinc... Read more

  • The Power of Tracking (Pictures of the baby)

    4/27/2016 8:24:21 AM, by TAICHIDANCER

    I want to tell you about my recent experiences with food tracking. During my wife's pregnancy, I put on quite a bit of "sympathetic" weight gain. Then my wife gave birth to our son, Sasha, and I was still pregnant. In December I got my first ever smart phone (I'm not exactly on the cutting ... Read more

  • Root Canal

    4/27/2016 8:13:34 AM, by NANCY-

    All went well though I do look like a chipmunk prepping for winter on one side of my face. That puffy cheek has removed wrinkles too. Now what to do about the other side of my face, hmmmm. Novocaine is wonderful and I didn't feel a thing during the procedure. With half my mouth numb, it was qui... Read more

  • 4-27-16 (day 178)

    4/27/2016 7:40:34 AM, by MAMABEAR372

    Fasting bsl 169! Going in the right direction. That is without much sleep too. I could have avoided that if I wasn't so stubborn lol. Body is ridding water from my inflamation and I was too stubborn to get up and take care of that than just getting up and going to the bathroom and going back to ... Read more

  • Yes, I can! and yes, I will stay healthy!

    4/27/2016 5:27:59 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yes I can and yes, I will stay healthy! Today Iím looking at what I want to have in my life. I want good health. If I have learned one thing in this life, it is that if you donít eat right and exercise, your body will suffer. I want to enjoy my upcoming retirement, and I intend to stay strong p... Read more

  • Babe Ruth Day

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

    Babe Ruth Day Date When Celebrated : Always April 27th Babe Ruth Day honors one of Baseball's greatest players ever. On April 27, 1947, Babe Ruth attended Yankee Stadium for Babe Ruth Day. It was to be the second last time he was at the stadium. In 1946, Babe Ruth was diagnosed ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    4/27/2016 3:09:20 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " The Eye-of-the-Storm. Surrounded by the winds and the rain, yet peaceful in its own worldly way - an unnaturally ruddy-cloudy misty-bright kind of way. Whatever comes next, the eye of the storm is a moment of serenity among the challenge - a time for repose and contemplation." - ... Read more

  • April

    4/27/2016 2:36:03 AM, by SUNSHINE582

    its the last week of April and did I do what I set out for my April goals????? I started well with gym and it was only last week that it slided, and I went back on track yesterday, I think I didn't let myself down to much but those sweets were there and I had my granddaughters 1st birthday so that... Read more

  • I Might Be Able To Breathe Now

    4/27/2016 12:50:10 AM, by AMYROSEC

    I have not had very much time to myself since Friday, between phone appointment with my Diabetes Nurse and talking with Member Services about why I changed Dr.'s. Then I had to work on spreadsheets and documents for fundraisers for teams other than my own I was chosen as the committee member to help... Read more

  • Strategies for making this the last time I am this heavy...

    4/27/2016 12:17:54 AM, by 2PERMONTH

    I am 6 days into my current push to record my food and be mindful of my carbs, and I am going strong. But as I look at my bog posts from years ago, I am already trying to figure out how to ensure that I don't lose my focus and end up back where I am now. I sort of wish I could set up my Spark ap... Read more

  • Day 20- rainy day

    4/26/2016 11:04:47 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Cooper didn't want to walk this morning because it was drizzly. It was just a chilly, damp, grey day. Bleh. I spent a good bit of it pedaling and reading. I am expecting new books in the mail tomorrow. Yay, books! I took my neighbor, Patty, to the ER this evening. She was in and out pretty fas... Read more

  • Only Tuesday...why am I so tired?

    4/26/2016 10:34:24 PM, by TERRI289

    Oh, yeah, because I got up before 5 to help dh get out the door on time to be early for work. Not only did he have to be in early, but they kept them late for a meeting. Sigh. My day was ok, I had to fight to get some sleep with a lovely Dimitri kitty wanting to play. The chiropractor helped my... Read more

  • More challenges, more wins

    4/26/2016 10:14:24 PM, by SCHATZISMOM

    Okay, this messing up your insulin thing is getting old. Yesterday, I made a mistake with it for dinner. I took my blood sugar before dinner. It was 79. I shouldn't have given myself any insulin but I did it out of habit. Within an hour, I started to fade. Sweating, shaking - the whole bit. I... Read more

  • Doctor's Office Scale

    4/26/2016 9:59:10 PM, by TDWJACKS

    I had to go to the doctor on this morning due to my CPAP machine not working. To my surprise they weighed me. According to their scale I haven't lost a pound. Imagine my disappointment cause according to my scale I have lost some weight, I have made food changes. I count my calories and have been ex... Read more

  • 4/26/16

    4/26/2016 9:12:53 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, my work for tomorrow is planned. We had some big storms this afternoon. One of my older trees lost a very large limb and small limbs are all over the yard. We had torrential rain and winds 50-60 mile an hour. My patio furniture knocked over by at least the table tops didn't break this time... Read more

  • Seasonal allergies

    4/26/2016 6:20:09 PM, by KRIS170

    Battling Allergies that is turning into Sinus infection and Bronchitis! I am a Respiratory Therapist so I know how to take care of it BUT feeling crappy and tired makes it very hard to stay on track with diet and exercise!!!... Read more

  • Trial & Error 4/26/16

    4/26/2016 6:18:58 PM, by JUSTBETSY

    Today I made baked lemon pepper salmon with avocado dip for dinner. I'm experimenting with adding more fish in my diet, although I am still learning how to cook it properly. (The haddock was an epic fail.) I'm trying not to be to hard on myself for giving in to sugar cravings the past few days, b... Read more

  • Fruit or Veggie?

    4/26/2016 5:04:39 PM, by UPPITYANN

    I was wondering if some wiseapple was going to catch me on calling a tomato a vegetable in my last post and claim it was a fruit. Sure nuff someone did. (I roll with a smart posse.) So, I wanted an exact definition and found it on the Internet. To spare others the agony of research I p... Read more

  • Day 1084

    4/26/2016 2:38:44 PM, by MAWEISBERG

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

  • Day 1: Starting Over

    4/26/2016 1:56:33 PM, by SIXLESTER69

    I have decided to begin again and keep track better. I want to lose 50 pounds by my birthday on December 23. I have a reason for this goal that I can't go into right now but it's something very important. So I've adjusted my calorie intake. I've gotten the go ahead from my doctor to exercise. I've d... Read more

  • Tuesday Going Much Better

    4/26/2016 12:38:48 PM, by SJ1958

    Yesterday felt overwhelming and discouraging. That was yesterday. Today feels much better. I came to work extra early and have gotten a lot done. I have to remember that everything will pass and to just hang in there.... Read more

  • 40 Day Strength Challenge - Day 9

    4/26/2016 11:22:04 AM, by PHOENIX2B

    It has been a little while (4 days) since I last blogged, because life has been a whirlwind. Four days ago I visited my mom and she had a stroke while I was present. I thank the Lord so much that I was there with her at the time, because otherwise she would have passed away in her bathroom. The past... Read more

  • Aid to Drinking Problem

    4/26/2016 10:48:54 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Mighty helpful. 33 198... Read more

  • 4-26-16 (day 177)

    4/26/2016 9:20:36 AM, by MAMABEAR372

    Wow my day count is really getting up there. I am glad I am writing things down and looking at my thoughts as the time passes. Seeing my highs and lows and what may cause them or what may work. I am taking it easy this week, really concentrating on my food choices. Yesterday was a good day. ... Read more

  • Tired And Achy...

    4/26/2016 8:39:20 AM, by PEACHY_GIRL

    DD had another bad night of sleep, meaning everyone else had a bad night of sleep...... Read more

  • Two weeks in and feeling off

    4/26/2016 8:28:59 AM, by KATIE777KT

    Does anyone else feel like you are constantly needing to adjust the way you do things the moment you think you have it figured out. I was feeling great, eating the "right" things, trying to exercise (walk) everyday, but now I feel bloated, and tired. I am sure that the way I have been runn... Read more

  • Anything you want

    4/26/2016 7:41:49 AM, by TRUEDJ9

    This is the beginning of anything you want! I want vitality!!!!!! What do you want?... Read more