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  • Friday!!!!

    8/28/2015 5:58:42 PM, by KANIKE10

    Well I made it to Friday. I probably wont blog everyday. Only when I feel the need to. I am keeping a food diary. I remember when i lost 53 pounds in 2008 I was doing that. I would highly recommend that!! Feeling good today! 104... Read more

  • Today is hard.

    8/28/2015 5:08:02 PM, by MERRYBE

    Today is a hard day. I had dreams all morning after being up with Auri that I was pregnant. Dreamed about positive HPTs. Dreamed that I was trying to make sure it was real and that I wasn't dreaming and that I was convinced it was real. Had a negative test after I finally woke up. Honestly feel li... Read more

  • Diary 29/08/15

    8/28/2015 4:22:41 PM, by LEPIDOPTERA_

    Neutral; My weight has increased to over 60. A surprising result considering I weighed myself yesterday at 68.8. I will re-check tomorrow. My circumference measurements are all slightly larger (by under 1cm, almost negligible). However I feel fitter and my increased push ups and crunches support thi... Read more

  • Workouts need recovery time

    8/28/2015 2:20:52 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    A good 7-hours of restful sleep is needed after a hardy workout. 102 Nite, nite. 334... Read more

  • Day 835

    8/28/2015 1:40:39 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Day 62

    8/28/2015 1:19:04 PM, by LISAZO79

    Sculpt B is done today. Just one more week of B workouts to go. Wow... even though I haven't really enjoyed doing the B circuit that much, it still feels like this time has flown by super fast. And weight this morning was 200.4 :) Not that 100 weight but still better than what I thought it wa... Read more

  • What a Difference a Heath Coach Makes

    8/28/2015 10:42:25 AM, by PATTYJ48

    I haven't been on in a while because I have been concentrating on myself. At work we now have a wellness center for the employees. One of the perks to this wellness center is a free health coach. I signed up and met with Heather last week. We set up a plan for me to get back to exercise and a mo... Read more

  • Urgh...

    8/28/2015 10:40:10 AM, by PEACHY_GIRL

    DD slept poorly last night, leading to me sleeping poorly last night. Plus she got up way too early this morning. Feeling like crap this morning...... Read more

  • Motivation

    8/28/2015 9:04:07 AM, by DYANNE4293

    I grew up knowing I had to be a success for others. --Sandy Warman The pressure of performance is daunting and extremely stressful. Some, like Sandy, were controlled by it their whole lives. Perhaps that was your experience, too. Are you free of it now? The desire to be successful never was a bad ... Read more

  • Race Your Mouse Day

    8/28/2015 7:18:46 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Race Your Mouse Day Date When Celebrated : August 28th Race Your Mouse Day is today. So, rev up your mouse, and let the race begin. But, wait a second... what kind of mouse are we talking about? Is it the computer mouse, and we're supposed to race it around the mouse pad? ... Read more

  • Almost done with August

    8/28/2015 6:16:40 AM, by SHELTER-PETS

    My mom fell and broke her hip last week. She is recovering very well. She is only 65 years old and that is in her benefit. I am so thankful that was not worse than what it was. It is super hard on my dad. I am maintaining 148. My goal for August/September is to be at 145 so I am on target. I a... Read more

  • What to do?

    8/28/2015 6:08:50 AM, by AVANLON3

    I don't know what to say. I feel the need to say something I have not been successful at looking weight.My doctors are pushing me to have weight loss surgery.I'm extremely fearful of having this done. They point out how dangerous it is that remain this heavy. I know they are right. I'm keenly aware.... Read more

  • Clutter

    8/28/2015 5:34:36 AM, by JSTETSER

    Clutter on my desk. So much stuff of little importance. It is time for me to find a place for clutter So that it does not clutter my mind, my heart and my emotions. My next challenge to myself: clean up the clutter, and keep it picked up!... Read more

  • Diary; 28/08/15

    8/28/2015 4:57:05 AM, by LEPIDOPTERA_

    Pro; Jogged 5km. PUBW x2. Con; I was doing splendidly with nutrition, until I felt obliged to have some birthday cake. I have also decided to have take away noodles for dinner, entirely a self indulgent bad choice. The nutrition count is deceitfully within limits as there is no way i can accuratel... Read more

  • Questioning Faith

    8/28/2015 2:03:27 AM, by SIXLESTER69

    I know three things for sure 1. God has a plan. Even if we can't see or understand it. 2. God always answers prayers. However, we don't always get the answer we want when we want it. 3. No matter how much we want a miracle, we don't always get it. I know these things. I'm a firm believer... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/28/2015 1:55:48 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Never let the things you want make you forget the things you have." - Author Unknown... Read more

  • Around The Block!!!

    8/28/2015 12:54:43 AM, by THEPENPUSHER

    Around the block. That doesn't sound like much to some people but it felt like such an accomplishment this morning. It was another day when I had to stretch the motivational muscles to actually get out of the house. I started out about 9, but piddle-farted around until after 11:00. Me and my ... Read more

  • TGIF

    8/27/2015 11:56:48 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Have a wonderful weekend sending out light love joy and happiness hugs... Read more

  • My Worst Nutrition day in a while!

    8/27/2015 10:09:42 PM, by RASHUN10

    Well yesterday was one of my worst eating days in history. I must not do that again, it's I just wanted to graze all day with no thought given to what I was eating. 39... Read more

  • hair

    8/27/2015 9:55:32 PM, by TERRI289

    Trimmed up and a lovely color. A great visit to the chiropractor made my back much happier To top off a mostly nice day, dh gave me season 3 of Orphan Black! Sweet dreams, 252... Read more

  • recovering from yesterday

    8/27/2015 8:47:47 PM, by HEALTHIER-TT

    I didn't make my step goal yesterday and not sure I will make it today. I had a client on run. I work in foster care. When my client broke down and had me to pick him up, he was having a medical emegency. I picked him up that morning and I didn't leave the hospital til after 9 PM. To say the least I... Read more


    8/27/2015 7:59:35 PM, by SASSYSAX

    Hi everyone. Dr. Gail said Max is doing well except for a few nail beds that aren't completely closed yet. She's not comfortable sending him home until they are all closed, and Arjay and I are in agreement. We'll tentaively plan on Monday afternoon. We trust Dr. Gail and know she's doing what is bes... Read more

  • Just another day

    8/27/2015 7:03:24 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    My days tend to have a sameness about them. Not that I am complaining mind you... I enjoy the routine. But sometimes I just want to mix things up. That day was not today though. Tomorrow I have a neuro appointment and a massage scheduled, so it will probably end up being a rest day. That is a c... Read more

  • Day 834

    8/27/2015 5:45:13 PM, by MAWEISBERG

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

  • Reward System and Celebrations

    8/27/2015 5:29:16 PM, by LYNAND62

    I'm a celebrater! Lost 5 lbs? - Let's CELEBRATE!! Got a promotion? - Let's CELEBRATE!! Your cousin's nephew's sister-in-law is having a baby? - Let's CELEBRATE!! Unfortunately, most of my celebrations of the past have included food and lots of it! Eating out, baking a cake or having a family ba... Read more

  • First loss in a long time

    8/27/2015 2:49:01 PM, by BEACHBUMCRY

    Doing the happy dance here, down 6 pounds since 8-12-15. That number might not seem big but it is huge to me, it's the first lost pounds in a few years, well since my last time at SP. I told myself to take baby steps this time, make small changes, take it day by day and that is what I am doing. Yest... Read more

  • Injuries

    8/27/2015 2:47:24 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    HOW TRUE Of coarse you could be sitting doing nothing and get knocked out your chair in an earthquake, car crashing into your living room, a small plane careening into your house, etc. 334 But still, if you do get injured exercising, its a better war story to reflect upon. 244 ... Read more

  • No Regret Vinaigrette

    8/27/2015 2:31:35 PM, by THATGIRLJESS

    Its lunch time and I had no time to pack my lunch which is a huge no no for a girl like me. I used to look forward to hidden lunch time burgers and frys in my car all by myself where no one could see me. Now here I am on this great journey learning to pack healthy meals and so with nothing pre... Read more

  • New Week; Day Two

    8/27/2015 1:45:59 PM, by KANIKE10

    Working on self-discipline today. Been so long since I have felt like doing any house cleaning/organizing because of the CHF I have been diagnosed with two years ago. Hot weather (114 degrees today!) does not help. I have my son and daughter-in-law's dog while they are in Britain until September 13t... Read more

  • Day 61

    8/27/2015 1:27:14 PM, by LISAZO79

    Sweat B is done today :) Honestly didn't feel like doing it, but I knew I had to. If I didn't, then I was at great risk of going back to my old lazy ways and I'll never reach my goal if I do. Weight was 201.something this morning so at least some of the bloat has come off. Just need to make s... Read more

  • Moving ahead again!

    8/27/2015 1:27:14 PM, by ALIALI2013

    I tried my old exercise routine (one of them), the walking one, and it wasn't too bad. Got a little tired, but it's been a while since I'd done that one. It's an aerobic walk, so it involves a bit more than just walking. Going to do the yoga one in the afternoon, that way when I'm more tensed up, it... Read more

  • Sweet Tooth Challenge, Day 2

    8/27/2015 12:38:06 PM, by MERRYBE

    So today's work is to start journaling every day about my sugar cravings. I did this before in my notebook (which I may pull back out just because it's a little easier to take around the house with me than the laptop is!) and it worked really well for the duration of that 3-week challenge that I des... Read more

  • Sleepy Thursday

    8/27/2015 12:37:13 PM, by STUDLEEJOE

    I always enjoy my day off during the week. Going to the Temple this afternoon and then a nap.... Read more

  • how I got here

    8/27/2015 11:39:24 AM, by UHNUME

    I started eating chocolate candy at age 13, and have binged on it for the past 57 years. In my late thirties, I had a hysterectomy which changed my metabolism and for the next 20 years, I slowly gained from 115 up to 165. In 2001, my husband died and I quit preparing healthy meals and started eat... Read more


    8/27/2015 11:32:42 AM, by SASSYSAX

    Jesus was wandering around Jerusalem when he decided that he really needed a new robe. After looking around for a while, he saw a sign for Finkelstein, the Tailor. So, he went in and made the necessary arrangements to have Finkelstein prepare a new robe for him. A few days later, when th... Read more

  • 3 months On SparkPeople

    8/27/2015 11:06:21 AM, by NANA-B-FITZ

    Started back on Sparks 3 month ago today. !!! I have lost 26 pounds so far I have also lost 9 1/2 inches off my body. Not bad for a 68 year old lady with COPD and back pain ! Had to modified some of the exercises, broke some up to 5 minutes at a time. Mostly did the sitting exercise... Read more

  • Running the race

    8/27/2015 11:03:46 AM, by MARCIALS51

    363 I Corinthians 9: 24-27 Do you know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize. 209 Everyone who competes in the games goes into strict training. They do it to get a crown that will not last. but we do it to get a crown that will last... Read more

  • Meet "The Defibrillator"

    8/27/2015 10:54:41 AM, by JLPEASE

    I just heard about the newest concoction being offered at the NYS Fair. It's called "The Defibrillator", and for $10, you can get this: a deep-fried burger patty, topped with deep-fried bacon, and deep fried cheese curds. It's also garnished with deep-fried pickles. The "bun" consists of two grille... Read more

  • OUTSIDE exercise to start my day!

    8/27/2015 10:22:39 AM, by MILKYWAY515

    Beautiful cool weather, my first time out for a walk since my foot and ankle surgery 6 months ago. How good it felt to feel the sunshine on my face, breathe in the cool late summer morning air, greet others as they walked by....outside exercise sure beats inside exercise any day!... Read more

  • Just Because Day

    8/27/2015 9:42:00 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Just Because Day Date When Celebrated : August 27th Today is Just Because Day. Finally, you have a chance to do something without a rhyme or reason. Most often in life, we do things because we have to, or we want to, or it's expected of us. None of those reasons apply today. ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/27/2015 8:10:45 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Tears and laughter cleanse the heart." -Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Read more

  • Yet another day of sickness

    8/27/2015 7:59:31 AM, by SPINNINGJW

    Wednesday marked the THIRD day DS was home sick from school. I don't know what he ate after I went to bed, but he was throwing it up Wednesday morning. I even witnessed it, so I know he wasn't "faking." At least it was into the toilet. He says he is going to school this morning, but he is no... Read more

  • Still Sleeping...

    8/27/2015 7:50:21 AM, by PEACHY_GIRL

    DD still sleeping (good). Mummy awake early (not so good)... Read more

  • Self esteem

    8/27/2015 6:16:23 AM, by DYANNE4293

    Have you learned lessons only of those who admired you, and were tender with you, and stood aside for you? Have you not learned great lessons from those who braced themselves against you, and disputed the passage with you? --Walt Whitman Wouldn't it be grand if we could have everything our way! We'... Read more

  • Diary; 27/08/15

    8/27/2015 6:03:47 AM, by LEPIDOPTERA_

    Pro; 5km jog. PUBW x2. Con; Caved into naughty snacks again. It begun 'innocently', feeling I needed a pick me up early with a seemingly 'healthy' muffin (containing oats and fruit however large and bound to be full of butter). In the afternoon, hunger coupled with an attitude of "well I already ... Read more

  • 10 Long,Slow Breaths

    8/27/2015 5:31:52 AM, by JSTETSER

    10 long, slow breaths Several times a day I stop a short break and take 10 long, slow breaths. This routine helps me to transition from one activity to the next. It prepares me for the activity that I must face next. It helps me to close one door, and open the next. My mind is clearer, an... Read more

  • Crazy Train

    8/27/2015 4:07:30 AM, by SIXLESTER69

    I went way off the rails yesterday calorie wise. I am completely disgusted with myself. But the only thing I can do is forgive myself and try to do better today... Read more

  • Planet Fitness - "No Judge Zone"

    8/27/2015 2:17:45 AM, by THEPENPUSHER

    I joined Planet Fitness about 2 months ago. I'm fortunate to have Silver Sneakers through my insurance so I didn't have to pay even the modest fee of $10/month for the basic use of the gym. Well, sitting around every evening (okay...most of the day) on the loveseat (okay...couch), I actually began t... Read more

  • bad weeks

    8/27/2015 1:13:17 AM, by TOUCHA

    I have been having a hard to weeks with only 2 pounds down ......... Read more


    8/27/2015 12:00:56 AM, by SASSYSAX

    Good evening to all. This will be short as I want to get it written before midnight so it will be another daily blog and not skip any days. Max is doing very well they said when I called today. He's very friendly and is seeking out attention. I'm pretty sure he'll be home by Friday sometime. ... Read more

  • Beware of dizzy spells.

    8/26/2015 11:59:20 PM, by RENATA144

    For , when I get too much salt I would get "The spins" but I just found out that I have Benign positional vertigo. Hopefully the neurologist that I'm seeing will be able to fix me. 33 40... Read more

  • Just a Bump. In the Road. Literally.

    8/26/2015 11:31:32 PM, by NURSE_DAN

    I was hit by a car yesterday. I mean as a pedestrian. My shoes ended up 40 feet down the road. I was airborne enough to register the hood of the minivan beneath me. Landed on the concrete. He was going 20 at impact based on the police report. That's interesting, I suppose. More interesting is that... Read more

  • Happy National dog Day!! Happy Women's Equality day!

    8/26/2015 11:24:39 PM, by TERRI289

    My Thor as a baby Thor in the car My Dana dog with Dimitri kitty the memories are sweet.... Don't forget to vote! 102... Read more

  • Trust

    8/26/2015 10:29:58 PM, by DAKERMAN

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  • Regarding Today's Exercise...

    8/26/2015 10:13:59 PM, by ACIMPEGGY

    Understand, my dear friends, that that shopping, that housecleaning I logged today...before the leg and knee gave out, the same tasks would have taken MUCH less time. I will be very glad when this is over. Nine days yet. Hope everyone had a Happy Dog Day and Happy Women's Equality Day. ... Read more

  • Changing it Up

    8/26/2015 9:58:32 PM, by GERRTIE

    You know, I started my weight loss counting calories and walking. I was successful at losing 102 Lbs by Dec. 2009. Moving on to maintenance was easy, at first. I walked 3 miles every day. Then time began to stretch out in front of me. I remained at my goal weight until 3 years ago when I went back t... Read more

  • Don't know what to do yet.

    8/26/2015 9:15:56 PM, by DEBM62

    Well, I have not made a decision about the IP program. I know I have to get off, but what do I put in its place? Weight Watchers, Spark Program?... Read more

  • Day 10 Already!

    8/26/2015 8:59:37 PM, by WMASS413

    Ten days already! Did not do my best today, had dessert, did not work out but went on a good bike ride. Will pick up the slack tomorrow! Super weather today too, hope it continues!... Read more

  • Slowly, but surely

    8/26/2015 8:46:37 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I have been on the go all day today. Just got back from walking Cooper for the 4th time today (total time 3 hours), also had a short visit with mom this morning, and made a lightning fast trip to the grocery store. I have really been mixing up my workouts lately. I keep trying new things and addi... Read more

  • bending a busted day

    8/26/2015 7:13:47 PM, by HTGZOO

    I went it to eat with my grandparents today. That cost Mr an hour off work and way to many calories. Food was good, conversation not much. Sometimes it's great and other times. When we got back to the office grandpa changed the light bulbs... It's hard not to look like a jerk when you let an 84... Read more

  • Day 60

    8/26/2015 7:12:26 PM, by LISAZO79

    No exercise today. Really there is no good excuse.. just didn't do it. H was home and I had to go in to get lab work done (just checking my thyroid levels). When I got home, we ended up going to Target and spending WAY too much time there just looking at everything and by the time we got home, I did... Read more

  • Looking back, but not turning around

    8/26/2015 5:55:28 PM, by ILIKEIRISES

    Today I am so grateful for my food tracker. We officially started our school year last week, which for me means more time sitting at a desk and working directly with my son. This has it's own trials and triumphs. But also brought to light my use of food for emotional support, or to fill a empty ... Read more

  • Happy Wednesday

    8/26/2015 3:20:47 PM, by STUDLEEJOE

    Happy Wednesday to everyone. Enjoy your life this day.... Read more

  • The Story Behind The Book

    8/26/2015 3:18:03 PM, by LTJOHANSEN

    All of my adult life I’ve been a proponent of healthy eating. It’s a passion of mine. And one day, while in my early-forties, I decided to do something about it. I left my job as real estate manager for McDonald’s Corporation in Southern California and went back to school, earning a master’s... Read more

  • New day!

    8/26/2015 2:33:58 PM, by MOONDUST815

    Here's to a new day. It's beautiful and sunny out so I"m going to get up off this couch and get outside for a while. Today will be wonderful! Have an awesome day everyone! 30 67... Read more

  • How to find the time for me?

    8/26/2015 2:20:18 PM, by TURKEY_PANTS

    So the call came in yesterday - Turkey Baby's EEG is scheduled for NEXT WEEK! I'm shocked that she's getting in so soon. Happy, but terrified at the same time. First of all, it got scheduled for a day that Hubby is out of town, and his presentations/meetings can't be moved. Secondly, she ... Read more

  • New Week; Day One

    8/26/2015 2:08:02 PM, by KANIKE10

    Haven't tracked my food or been on SP for four days. Been busy taking my kids to airport, cleaning their house and taking care of their dog. She requires allot of attention and I don't want her to get sick while they are gone to Britain so I am making sure she get a little exercise outside. That is ... Read more

  • Don't You Dare!

    8/26/2015 2:05:02 PM, by LYNAND62

    Note to self: Because, yeah...that's been me. Even recently I've done this! But no more! Instead of complaining I will choose one of these options: 1. Walk 2. Pray 3. Do some leg lifts 4. Post on SparkPeople 5. Read a motivational story 6. Write down three things I ... Read more

  • Drink your water!

    8/26/2015 1:52:15 PM, by A_BIT_AT_A_TIME

    Just wanted to share this article - drinking water promotes weight loss (We all knew that already but it's a good reminder!) 274 194 192 43 192 194 274
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  • Slant Boards, Plantar Fasciitis, SparkPeople and IRun4

    8/26/2015 1:22:44 PM, by STANBUSH

    I am a member of a group called I Run 4. It's a group of people who run/swim/workout for those that can't. There is a Facebook group where everyone posts their activities. I'll put the links at the end of this post. My buddies are Braxden and Jayden Shank. I do the best I can for them. As mos... Read more

  • Therapy Session

    8/26/2015 1:06:56 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Hi Sparkers. Weight lifting is a great cure for dieting, anger management, depression, as well as an ego booster. 334 So 386 104 ... Read more

  • Bariatric Surgery research motivated me to do it on my own!

    8/26/2015 12:33:29 PM, by TOBEFREE81

    I have been a member of Spark for a while on and off, like a multitude of other people. I have never been disheartened by that fact, but I know I have constantly been searching for my motivating factor. I stop posting when what I think is motivating me isn't anymore. I realize that is not helping m... Read more

  • Squats

    8/26/2015 11:57:08 AM, by UNIQUE13905

    I stared the 30 day squat challenge today, I did 50 squats. One day at a time... Read more

  • Day 1 and a bit of 2

    8/26/2015 11:52:19 AM, by WHITNEYGAMER

    Day One of Phase One started out pretty much as I expected. No serious carb cravings or flu symptoms. But that doesn't mean I won't have an issue once I head into days 3 and 4. I felt good about my food choices. I just need to learn to remind myself that !) its ok to eat and 2) that I need to ea... Read more


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  • Day 833

    8/26/2015 11:18:07 AM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Blog Entry # 41 (Month 2) Walking and Miles and Active Minutes Update for this month so far :)

    8/26/2015 9:43:26 AM, by SWEETBABYGIRL5

    Hey everyone sorry I haven't been able to blog much but I have been away on a camping trip the last couple days in Algonquin with my BF and friends we canoed and portaged one day and that was good and I am proud of myself as the portage was different elevations and on uneven ground with tree routes ... Read more

  • Not Bad...

    8/26/2015 9:24:35 AM, by PEACHY_GIRL

    DD didn't sleep as long as I'd hope but she did sleep a longer stretch, which is good...... Read more

  • National Dog Day

    8/26/2015 8:54:46 AM, by ADKISTLER

    200 National Dog Day 338 Date When Celebrated : Always August 26th National Dog Day has two goals: to honor dogs, and to rescue dogs from homelessness and abuse. It's an opportunity for us to recognize and appreciate the value and importance of dogs in our lives. This day... Read more

  • I'm not exercising

    8/26/2015 8:48:58 AM, by SANDIEVAL

    It's been a week since I stopped exercising. I've been meditating with The Gabriel Method and completed the 21 day program and continuing each morning. So much of what he teaches feels right to me. It was when I began to love and work with my body that I began to make a change in my life. He tea... Read more

  • Ways to lose weight

    8/26/2015 8:09:43 AM, by DYANNE4293

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  • Diary; 26/08/15

    8/26/2015 7:56:07 AM, by LEPIDOPTERA_

    Pro; 5km jog. PUBW done twice. Con; Yesterday I was so hungry after dinner I had dessert. I did the same thing today. In retrospect, this is as bad as snacking after dinner (if not the same thing) so my self control streak for not eating after dinner is at zero. The difficulty is I feel so hungry... Read more

  • Joule! (pronounced Jewel)

    8/26/2015 7:02:44 AM, by MALKS_ARIA

    PUPPY LOVE! She is making me get up each hour, go outside & watch her (our yard is not flat so i cant see well out the window/slider). .. or i get unwanted results. ... Read more

  • Finding -MY- Balance

    8/26/2015 5:26:34 AM, by JSTETSER

    Balancing work and life is no simple task. Yesterday was a long, hard, satisfying day! I held on tightly to my vision of what I need to be while letting go of the things that I just could not do. School is tough both on teachers and students! There are so many expectations (including m... Read more

  • Dear Stomach

    8/26/2015 4:28:50 AM, by NANA-B-FITZ

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  • Here We Go!

    8/26/2015 3:17:20 AM, by THEPENPUSHER

    The photo that keeps coming up is this handsome man! Well that's my son, the love of my life. Take a closer look at the other photo - that's the image I'm trying to change! My son came home to visit and we had a barbecue, invited several friends to come so he could visit with them in the short time ... Read more

  • watch where you are stepping

    8/26/2015 2:43:22 AM, by TMTSKINNY

    I am a true blonde and sometimes it really shows. Today I was visiting my grandson and his mom and dad. I went to my car and got something and guess who found a hole? Well as my daughter in law called for my husband and son I got to a sitting position. I found a nice hole in his front yard a... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    8/26/2015 2:38:50 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy. It is what you think about." - Dale Carnegie... Read more

  • The Perfect Snack

    8/26/2015 1:30:34 AM, by SIXLESTER69

    Jolly Time has these 100 calorie snack packs. Kettle corn is my favorite because it's a little sweet and a little salty. Whole grain. Very filling. Just a suggestion for anyone looking for a healthy snack.... Read more

  • Well...

    8/25/2015 10:52:15 PM, by MOONDUST815

    Today wasnt the best day in regards to eating... Been fighting sugar cravings and I lost today.... But that's ok, I'll start again tomorrow. Tomorrow will be better. At least I'm getting the exercise in. ... Read more

  • tuesday

    8/25/2015 10:41:08 PM, by STUDLEEJOE

    Tuesday, not the best day but I lived through it.... Read more

  • Ranting and Venting family frustrations

    8/25/2015 10:35:41 PM, by LISAZO79

    Not weight loss related... but I needed to rant a bit here. I'm sure we all have family members that drive you up the wall. Ones that seem to make it their job to get offended by everything that happens and create drama. Yeah well, unfortunately we're now in the radar of these people b/c of a... Read more

  • up and down

    8/25/2015 10:35:02 PM, by HTGZOO

    I have a lot of stress right now, puppies on the ground and the potential sell out of my office. I joined a beginner fitness challenge a friend starred and it's bringing me down. I really just hate work out videos. I cannot do the jumping around. We're on day 2, I haven't completed any work out... Read more

  • Tuesday

    8/25/2015 9:56:23 PM, by TERRI289

    Ballet Barre, fell off the stability ball at the gym, had a great eye appointment, vision is better so I need new lenses...Price is high! Ran some errands in the afternoon and did a little visiting. Quiet evening so far...sweet dreams! 357 (this thing fights back!)... Read more

  • Day 2 of Eating healthy and much needed cleaning

    8/25/2015 9:45:15 PM, by BUTTERFLYKIMMYC

    Well my house is starting to get some much needed cleaning, with the added bonus of getting to log it as exercise makes me so happy!!! Tomorrow I have another set of goals I want to accomplish in cleaning! But for now I'm finally getting to sit and rest after a very busy day!!... Read more

  • Day 9 . . . Must Restock

    8/25/2015 8:41:45 PM, by WMASS413

    time to go shopping and restock! Considering a nutribullet for quick breakfast ideas. Do any of you have one?... Read more

  • Is food addictive?

    8/25/2015 8:03:09 PM, by QUERIDAANA

    I read that scientissts have not found a substance in food that could be classified as a cause for addiction. However, I wonder what about sugar?... Read more

  • 3 Month's At the Gym

    8/25/2015 7:15:18 PM, by FATJAIL

    May 20th I posted how utterly defeated I felt after meeting with trainer at the gym. I was angry at him because he was more concerned with selling the personal training membership than my actually being able to use that membership. He left me upset and very sore. I got another trainer She ... Read more

  • Quick update

    8/25/2015 7:00:00 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    Stayed active today. Tried a taebo workout. Man, did I sweat. (And laugh at myself.) I might go for a run this evening as the weather is just about perfect. Cooper got 4 walks and is a happy dog.... Read more

  • Sick kid

    8/25/2015 6:47:00 PM, by SPINNINGJW

    So, sometime in the middle of the night Sunday, Ben started running a fever and vomiting. He missed school on Monday, and was still running a temp and vomiting this morning early. I scheduled an appointment at 2pm. By the time we got to the doctor, Ben's temp was normal, and basically the doc sai... Read more