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  • I reject my former self.

    7/26/2016 3:35:59 PM, by JOYCETROYER1

    I heard this at my yoga class. "I reject my former self." Without judgment, with no shame as to what or who that self was. The mantra really resonated with me and I have said it numerous times in the last day. It gives me peace. The other thing the yoga teacher said was that our immediate resp... Read more

  • Tuesday afternoon

    7/26/2016 3:35:46 PM, by PICKIE98

    My doctor hooked me up with a medrol pack, some powerful cream and I will go there and fill out a form for the handicap placard. When I was in college, I was on crutches after a bad ankle sprain for 3 1/2 months and had just a temporary one. I will need a regular one. I have sitting at the tab... Read more

  • Better day today

    7/26/2016 3:23:17 PM, by MLIEN913

    It's actually less hunid today than yesterday, thank goodness. I've been able to workout more which is a great thing. After work I have to move my plants so the roof can be repaired. While doing that I'm going to transplant my rose. One plant died but the other looks good. I'm annoyed that I still ... Read more


    7/26/2016 2:39:47 PM, by SMIDGON

    John had another treatment today! They are making him more tired. I had another blood draw yesterday. If that dr calls me again, wanting me to take more b.p meds.. I am going to unload on him. He has me on 4 different b.p. meds NOW. And, my pressure still going up and down. I am s... Read more

  • Small goals

    7/26/2016 2:05:57 PM, by TRACEEE24

    Each month, I try to write out 10 goals and at the end of the month I can hold myself accountable if I do or don't meet those goals. This month has been rough for me. The heat is SOOOOO hard for me to get past. I haven't been getting my 10,000 steps a day because I won't go out and walk, I haven't... Read more

  • a very warm and sunny day here

    7/26/2016 12:42:08 PM, by MOMMY445

    i find places to keep cool. the interview for today got postponed. the person doing the interviews got called away. i will keep on trying. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • New Day

    7/26/2016 12:17:20 PM, by TMM05191963

    Today is a New Day and it's time for me to buckle down and get the balls and be strong... Read more

  • My Banner Day Turned Sour Today!

    7/26/2016 11:50:27 AM, by LAW06211

    Well I have not posted for a while here. I am not good at it. LOL! Sometimes I get wrapped up in daily life I forget to do the things I need to do. So here goes! Today was supposed to be a banner day for me. The end of my journey to lose 25 pounds by July 26, 2016. (date set by SP). I failed in that... Read more

  • Pulling it together

    7/26/2016 10:27:22 AM, by WHOLENEWME2016

    It feels like my whole life is falling apart. Problems at work, broke up with my boyfriend, my family is giving me grief and I'm exhausted. I'd love to take a day to just have a good cry and veg out but there's no time for it. I felt hungover this morning after the breakup last night but that fee... Read more

  • Adapting to the 5/3/1 Strength Training.

    7/26/2016 9:45:29 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Jim Wendler's 5/3/1 Strength Training program is a good program; but, with just 4-compound routines; one a day 4-days a week was just not aggressive enough for my goals. So after 1-month on his program I switched back to Bret Contraras' 2x4 Strength Training that has 8- compound routines. 2-a ... Read more

  • Today!

    7/26/2016 9:33:57 AM, by LCDDUB

    I'm hoping for everyone to have a great start to their day... Carpe Diem 386 ... Read more

  • 800 calorie blood sugar diet - Week 4 weigh in

    7/26/2016 8:35:57 AM, by SUNSHINE-GIRL

    Can I be clear here, I am not recommending this diet I am just trying it and reporting on how I get on. I have seen my doctor and will be seeing him again in 6 weeks (now 2 weeks). I will monitor myself regularly. If you want to follow such a strict diet you should talk to your doctor. Also my husba... Read more

  • Wonderful feeling

    7/26/2016 4:33:10 AM, by JULMATT

    I am five days away from completing my 30 day 30 minute cardio challenge. When I started it I never thought I would make it this far. Before the first of the month I took every Sunday off to have a ME day. Sometimes even took off Tuesday or Thursday as well, but the point is I did not workout 7 d... Read more

  • A new day

    7/25/2016 11:49:33 PM, by FUNNYFACE101002

    Everyday is a new day. Today I had to look at what is it I want to do. Yes I've lost a lot of weight, but I still have more to go. It is still just as important. I'm still doing well. Everyday is another victory in losing weight and changing my lifestyle so that I can get healthier. I want to have m... Read more

  • Over 100 Pounds Lost and Maintained for Over 4 Years- Motivating Myself

    7/25/2016 11:06:47 PM, by WHYTEBROWN

    Hey Sparkies, So recently I'd been feeling really down and feeling in general like a failure. I celebrated 3 years on Spark on the 8th of this month and where was I weight wise- just about where I started in 2013 or at least that's what it felt like. I then saw a friend's before and after pictu... Read more

  • July 25th Addendum

    7/25/2016 11:03:46 PM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    Brother is here but I got all the had-to-do stuff done, so he will get some rest before we go. I will need some too ! I have gained 4 pounds, but plan to work on it later like I said. I took 3 weeks vacation so I think I will have fun ! And I think a road trip is in the future as... Read more

  • Jluy 25th Addendum

    7/25/2016 11:03:45 PM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    Brother is coming in tonight but I got all the had to do stuff done, so he will get some rest before we go. I will need some too !... Read more


    7/25/2016 10:04:41 PM, by TMM05191963

    I Have a appointment to see my nutritionist on Wednesday and i am nervous because i have only lost 1 pound in a month. and i have been trying but i work 2nd shift and it is hard to figure out when to eat and get exercise in, it just seem like i dont have enough time in a day. :( :( :( ... Read more

  • Nearly over did it today

    7/25/2016 7:39:53 PM, by MLIEN913

    The morning started out nice; 80 degrees with a light breeze. Sadly the weather got worse. It was 97 degrees outside with a heat index of 105 degrees. I didn't realize how bad it was as I did some workouts and walking. When I noticed that the breath coming from my nose felt cooler than the air aroun... Read more

  • Surgery to correct a problem I have had most of my life scheduled for next Monday

    7/25/2016 6:11:51 PM, by ONEAGLESWINGS36

    Sorry for not posting a blog in a while but I have been busy. I thought I would tell you what is going on with me right now. I was on a trial run of something called innerstem it corrects something I have dealt with all my life. It worked really well. Now as of next Monday the trial run becomes perm... Read more

  • Celebrating Your Progress, Sparkers!!!!

    7/25/2016 3:32:43 PM, by JACQUELINEJAX1

    Since September 2015, when I resume my Wellness Journey wholeheartedly, one of the things that have been most helpful to me is encouraging others. I use all of my social media forums to do just that and by doing so it gives me great inspiration to continue wholeheartedly without the excuses! Enc... Read more

  • Uncomplicating my day

    7/25/2016 3:12:30 PM, by STEPHANIE0131

    Taking it easy today. Working on my homework and some of my goals. Staring with time management and healthy recipes.... Read more

  • Monday, July 25, 2016 Looking forward to some fun this weekend !

    7/25/2016 2:25:01 PM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    I am getting excited about this weekend. My brother is supposed to get here on Thursday, which will give him a slight rest before we head out. Tonight is TOPS, I have gained again, but am not going to worry about it until next week. dh is taking vacation the week after we get back ... Read more

  • Frustration, tiredness and attitude (bad)!

    7/25/2016 1:50:57 PM, by KYSTORMWATCH

    Well, since going from the VLC diet - generally under 1000/day - I was doing in prep for potential WLS to a more realistic 1500-1750 cal per day, I've seen almost no progress over a month. At 1750 per day, I should be losing about 3 lbs per week. Which means 12 lbs per month. So I "should" be d... Read more

  • Baby and Painting Update!

    7/25/2016 1:45:24 PM, by SUNSHINE192DAY

    I should tell you all how flattering your concern is in me painting while pregnant. Thank you. I am using latex, low VOC paint that is approved by my doctor and I am taking an extra step in opening all doors and windows and wearing a mask. If I feel the least bit icky someone else will be finishing ... Read more

  • Is my weight loss as legitimate as any other's?

    7/25/2016 1:24:47 PM, by SAPHRON31

    My Life before: I've been dieting for a week (for the umpteenth time), and I've done really good at keeping myself on track. Then something stressful happens, and I think I'm dealing with it well, until I get home. I think I'm pass the stress, and I've made and eaten my dinner. Then it hits... th... Read more

  • Making better choices

    7/25/2016 1:03:39 PM, by JOYCETROYER1

    Wow. Tom and I celebrated our anniversary by stopping for lunch while out shopping at Cheesecake Factory. Lame-o but hey, that's who we are. We had a good laugh about it! Anyways, in this den of overeating I actually asked for the nutrition menu and ordered a salad. Not the healthiest salad but ... Read more

  • A Blip in the Road!

    7/25/2016 12:53:13 PM, by KALISBACK

    45 Days! That is my first streak since I started. For 45 days I checked in, drank my water, did my exercises and recorded food whether it was healthy or not. I managed to lose about 3 1/4 pounds. Some may say, "Big deal. That's not much for 45 days!" But to me, it's 3 1/4 pounds less that I ha... Read more

  • Cycling

    7/25/2016 12:05:05 PM, by WHOLENEWME2016

    Cycling is my newest fitness activity. I rode 20 miles for charity recently and decided I liked it so much, I would continue. As part of the rails to trails project, there is a new path near my home. Other than riding to and from the trail, I am able to ride for miles without fear of traffic. I ... Read more

  • another warm day here

    7/25/2016 11:44:25 AM, by MOMMY445

    overnight, there was a thunderstorm here, complete with some actual rain. it is calling for it to be another warm day here today. i was going through my online course work to see what i have to do to be right up to date, and in one of them, there is much more than i figured to still do. i will do w... Read more

  • Today!

    7/25/2016 10:52:55 AM, by LCDDUB

    Working to get positive and stop the "Blahs" that seem to have settled in... Carpe Diem 386... Read more

  • Getting Down to the Last Stages

    7/25/2016 10:23:46 AM, by BMCC488

    29 days till the move, 207 staring back at me on the scale this morning when I braved it. At my doctor's appointment it was a couple pounds up so honestly it wasn't a shocker. Home scale is always a bit less but I probably gained a little since then. Like I said, my eating has absolutely horrible. ... Read more

  • Day 6

    7/25/2016 9:06:59 AM, by DANIRY81

    What can I say. I am still getting adjusted to this program again. A lot has changed, but I am managing. I still having a problem tracking all my food but hopeful I will get the hang of it. I know when I was doing Weight Watchers, tracking my food was my biggest challenge. I think I will always stru... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    7/25/2016 8:39:22 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • For The Love of Whitney

    7/25/2016 8:30:21 AM, by HALFTWO

    First, I want to thank the commenters for your support. It's nice to know people relate and are rooting for me. Which brings me to something I've been thinking about since yesterday. I'm a fan of Whitney Way Thore. I've seen every episode of "My Big Fat Fabulous Life" and follow her on f... Read more

  • Spark coach

    7/25/2016 8:27:01 AM, by MISSA526

    One thing I've noticed as a improvement is all my clothes are fitting much looser. The shorts that were tight last summer are practically falling off of me now! Yay!!... Read more

  • Monday morning

    7/25/2016 8:20:51 AM, by PICKIE98

    I slept well, am just waking up,, but I need to wait for the doctor's office to open to call for an appointment. It seems like only yesterday that I was there and he was preparing to leave for a short trip to Alaska. It has been almost a month! I am hoping to be seen today, but at the very le... Read more

  • Hoping for a less muggy day

    7/25/2016 7:22:39 AM, by DOROTHY58X

    The mugginess in the air is dragging me down and giving me a throbbing headache, even though I am extra hydrating today !?! Argh! Will get through this.... Must get through this....... Read more

  • Truth Time

    7/25/2016 7:05:01 AM, by JULMATT

    A week ago, when I weighed in I chose, no chose is the wrong word, I purposely refused to log the weight. I did not want to see my own failure. It did not seem as aggravating to know I gained four pounds if it was not written down. Boy was I wrong. It irked me. Majorly, but still not enough to ge... Read more

  • Keep on Going Forward.

    7/25/2016 2:34:18 AM, by SMBOSTWICK

    Friday I learned that my prediabetic condition has now become full blown Type 2 Diabetes. Never before have I been more grateful to be committing to changes in eating and lifestyle choices on my own. This past month has been hard healthwise, but I will keep moving forward on my health makeover journ... Read more

  • Fantastic, glorious day today

    7/24/2016 5:22:28 PM, by MLIEN913

    I'm really sleepy today after the long night out yesterday. The Worship America concert was fantastic and spending time with mom is always great. I just get home so late from the city from those shows. This morning we had rehearsal with our sword fighting troupe for the new Bayonne Renaissanc... Read more

  • My spirit is renewed

    7/24/2016 3:14:28 PM, by ANGELN325

    I don't do many blogs anymore as the last two years have taken their toll on me and that has shown on the scale. Even now, I still struggle to get to onederland, but I'm keeping my resolve that it will happen. Caley and I went to visit with family on our 2016 vacation and we had a great time. Saturd... Read more

  • Sunday

    7/24/2016 2:49:26 PM, by PICKIE98

    I took two benadryl last night, no drowsiness, then took two more plus two extra strength acetaminophen at bedtime after slathering myself with hydracortisone cream. Only woke up twice to re-slather cream and take two more benadryl.. Slept very well in-between and got almost ten hours sleep! Almost... Read more

  • a new week

    7/24/2016 1:58:06 PM, by MOMMY445

    it is still hot and humid here today. my daughter and i are keeping cool and well hydrated. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! with the weather being so hot outside, i have been doing my workouts indoors. i have been pacing myself,too. i have a job interview for a part time position on tuesday mornin... Read more

  • when is enough enough

    7/24/2016 12:48:41 PM, by GLENDAK72

    I am 43 and almost 400 pounds I have been going from 389 down to 370 for over a year just bounce back and forth !! I have set down later out a plan for myself all set up with a good program downloaded Fitbit and even found a free weight watchers type "diet" app ( I never use that word, that's a cuss... Read more

  • Great Sunday

    7/24/2016 12:43:47 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Have a great day.... Read more

  • Only The Beginning

    7/24/2016 11:19:06 AM, by RIMMONAH

    Two weeks ago, I realized that I would be 60 years old soon. Gosh, how fast time flies. Somedays I still feel like I am sixteen years old, in my head. Then I look at my body, and clearly I am no longer a teenager. To quote a line from the movie, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, "I'm way past my expiration ... Read more

  • Restart

    7/24/2016 10:30:05 AM, by AMBERSMANUEL

    The impulse stimulator trial worked. Jon is going in a little less than 2 weeks to have it permanently implanted. Keeping my fingers crossed that we can keep the leads in the right spots! Honest Truth: I relapsed into my old habits, eating sugary snacks and not moving around much. With everything ... Read more

  • Is It Too Easy?

    7/24/2016 10:04:40 AM, by HALFTWO

    Another successful week under my smaller belt. And I can't help but wonder why it seems so "easy" this time. Did I finally flip the switch? Is it just that after years and years (and years) of learning how this is done, I've found what works and have stopped fighting it? Or is it that I'm going t... Read more

  • Today!

    7/24/2016 9:54:38 AM, by LCDDUB

    Hope everyone will take a few moments to think of all we have to be grateful for... Carpe Diem 386... Read more

  • Thin Thread And Dangling

    7/24/2016 8:30:57 AM, by WALKINGBOUT

    I feel like I'm hanging by a thin thread and dangling. Feel I could drop any time. I was 297 pounds. I've been on spark a long time. I went down in weight slow and in spots. Lots of ups and downs. I lost to 220. But I'm currently back up to 236. Sixteen pound backward. I'm beginning to honestly bel... Read more

  • 800 calorie blood sugar diet - Week 4 Day day 5

    7/24/2016 6:58:37 AM, by SUNSHINE-GIRL

    Can I be clear here, I am not recommending this diet I am just trying it and reporting on how I get on. I have seen my doctor and will be seeing him again in 6 weeks (now 4 weeks). I will monitor myself regularly. If you want to follow such a strict diet you should talk to your doctor. Also my husba... Read more

  • Another Non-Scale Victory

    7/24/2016 4:33:19 AM, by JULMATT

    I am a huge movie buff, but there is one draw back from it when it comes to eating healthy. Popcorn. Not the air popped kind without butter or salt, but the kind that is loaded down with butter. There’s just something about watching a movie and having a huge bag or bowl (if at home). I had not be... Read more

  • Update About Appointment!

    7/24/2016 12:51:21 AM, by SUNSHINE192DAY

    Well Benjamin measured 35 weeks at our 33 week appointment Thursday. However, it took me forever to post this because I had some news to digest so to speak. My doctor and I were talking about the fact that the next birthing class isn't until late August and my doctor turns to me and says, "Um, yeah ... Read more

  • This is a Watchbird watching a Lump

    7/24/2016 12:19:50 AM, by MELODIOUSJ

    My mom had this book when she was growing up by Munro Leaf called "Three and Thirty Watchbirds." She read it to us kids a LOT as we were growing up. One of the unfortunate creatures in the book is a Lump- someone who just sits around like a lump unless someone thinks of something for it to do. Th... Read more

  • Hot

    7/23/2016 11:51:43 PM, by FUNNYFACE101002

    Tomorrow is yet another 90 degree day. Man that's just way to hot. I cannot exercise in that kind of heat. ... Read more


    7/23/2016 11:46:28 PM, by JOANN25

    First, remember to make healthy food choices. Second, remember to exercise. Third, remember the many tips you learned from Spark People and your friends and supporters. Life doesn't have to stop without internet. Improvise and get back with the program as soon as it is up and going again.... Read more

  • Life

    7/23/2016 8:00:20 PM, by W8LOSSLADY

    After a couple of not so good months with my weight. I must say how proud I am of not giving up.. & so I say that when life throws you curve balls just try & knock them out the park.. Cause the more you try the more you will get it & the more you will learn that when temptation comes knocking he ... Read more

  • Summer sicko

    7/23/2016 7:50:12 PM, by LSCHEIBER2

    I've had a bad cold and fever this last week so no exercise or logging. and the week before I had a family reunion at my house. No logging but lots of work. Now I'm back on track. Pulled weeds for 45 min and watered plants. It's 104 heat index so it was in15 min sessions. Whew ... Read more

  • me

    7/23/2016 6:47:47 PM, by MICHELE270

    Time to stick with what I know works for me I can do this.!!! 213... Read more

  • Another scorcher

    7/23/2016 1:13:36 PM, by MLIEN913

    I tried to workout today but the heat is killer. Being asthmatic doesn't help either. Well I'll just have to ride it out. I can't wait for the show tonight. It promises to be a great line up. Praise should be flowing high. ... Read more

  • Temptation Lost

    7/23/2016 12:13:36 PM, by JULMATT

    Last night I had supper all planned out to cook, but a storm blew through and mom decided she did not want me to cook while thundering was going on. So, she decided we would go out. We went to a restaurant that has great choices for those who eat healthy. Mom and dad chose sandwiches and fries. I... Read more

  • Today!

    7/23/2016 10:28:39 AM, by LCDDUB

    Happy Saturday to all, enjoy and keep moving... Carpe Diem 386... Read more

  • Sprained my (bad) ankle

    7/23/2016 10:17:32 AM, by DOROTHY58X

    I'm in discomfort, but icing it and keeping it elevated.... Read more

  • Aunty Acid

    7/23/2016 8:26:25 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Saturday morning

    7/23/2016 7:59:46 AM, by PICKIE98

    A long day at the funeral home yesterday, this morning is the funeral. I did not sleep, due to this severe case of poison whatever it is, all over my body. I am covered with blisters, red, itchy and hot. Never had this in my life.. IT was airborne at my friend's house and I got it, nobody else. O... Read more

  • Home from the hospital

    7/23/2016 7:28:45 AM, by LIZZIE138

    I came home yesterday from my visit to the hospital. I had (have) cellulitis on my chin of all places. The chin started itching and burning then turned red and swollen (think Jay Leno, no offense to him). My dr was at a loss as to what it was because the chin is a very unusual place to get this. ... Read more

  • Trying out monthly plans

    7/22/2016 7:36:09 PM, by MELODIOUSJ

    I want a budget. My significant other does not particularly care for such things, so this is not an easy prospect. But to help, I've decided to try planning out all of our dinners for the entire month. Yesterday, I went and shopped for all the non-perishables we know we will need for the month. I'm ... Read more

  • Happy Friday

    7/22/2016 4:37:19 PM, by MLIEN913

    Things look great today. It's hot but I'm getting used to it. The pre-install inspection was done on the back roof. They'll drop of materials Tuesday, install the roof on Wednesday and replace the gutters on Thursday. Once done I won't have to worry about rain or snowcagain for at least 10yrs. Tomo... Read more

  • Continuing to work at it

    7/22/2016 2:54:21 PM, by LPAOLI

    My goal is to loose 15 pounds. I know I can do this because I have done it before. I am continuing to grapple with being disappointed in myself because I let myself gain the weight back. I am working to change my mindset and to engage myself in healthier habits. Nothing that I write down is a su... Read more

  • Here I go again!

    7/22/2016 2:04:58 PM, by KATHYJJJ

    Here I go again for I don't know how many times I picked myself up and started again. I have a picture in my head and I hope it helps me succeed to my goal. My life has been a roller-coaster ride and I need to get off and start on steady ground. I need to find the real me and make me happy. My body... Read more

  • Improving Little By Little

    7/22/2016 1:04:19 PM, by BMCC488

    My allergies are still doing better, but also still icky. I think the Zyrtec might actually be making me more sleepy some days but mostly in the earlier part of the day... or when I would normally feel tired like 1-3 hours after waking and then late afternoon during lulls, if that makes sense. Those... Read more

  • Starting a New Journey: The path to bariatric surgery (for reasons other than weight loss)

    7/22/2016 12:05:46 PM, by TIDESONG

    Yesterday, I had my consultation with a bariatric surgeon. While I have gained back all the weight I lost since 2012, the purpose of having surgery is not for weight loss; it is because my GERD is uncontrollable without proton pump inhibitors, which my gastro said I need to stop taking because I hav... Read more

  • it's friday

    7/22/2016 10:51:08 AM, by MOMMY445

    another hot,hazy and humid day here today. i'm getting caught up with my online courses and working on some extra math practice,too. i did a math test last week and i did not do as well as i know i can do. so i am putting in some extra practice over the weekend. my daughter is also practicing her ma... Read more

  • Time

    7/22/2016 9:56:25 AM, by BECCA_73

    56 For me, there hasn't been enough time in the last few weeks (since my last blog) for me to think about even breathing half the time LOL Giving much attention to my mom and her medical issues, there have been some good news as her cancer is not as bad as first thought. And trying to implement... Read more

  • Today!

    7/22/2016 9:14:47 AM, by LCDDUB

    Hope everyone has had a great week, end it strong and enjoy your week-end... Carpe Diem 386... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    7/22/2016 8:52:04 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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    7/22/2016 8:25:50 AM, by MAINLADY

    Good morning, everyone...have had three sleepless nights in a row and I'm just about zonked. I've been having epidurals, one a week, for three weeks and every time I get one, I have insomnia. I'm hoping for a good nights rest tonight, or at least a nice long nap this afternoon. My eating habi... Read more

  • 800 calorie blood sugar diet - Week 4 Day day 3

    7/22/2016 8:09:51 AM, by SUNSHINE-GIRL

    Can I be clear here, I am not recommending this diet I am just trying it and reporting on how I get on. I have seen my doctor and will be seeing him again in 6 weeks (now 4 weeks). I will monitor myself regularly. If you want to follow such a strict diet you should talk to your doctor. Also my husba... Read more

  • Big day ahead

    7/22/2016 2:57:54 AM, by DOROTHY58X

    I'm worn out completely from this week (where I over extended myself in mind and body!) but I will need to get through today, too, as there is laundry, sheet changing and Friday night's dinner to do today... Have a great day fellow Sparkers!๐Ÿ˜‰... Read more

  • Busy day... An rough. ....

    7/22/2016 12:16:17 AM, by SA555Y

    Ok today was good an bad. But thats life isnt it a huge mix of both good an bad it just depends on how we choose to face it. I went to group today witch is my counseling centers field trip day for the womens an mens groups put togather. I choose to go so i could get out of house even though i kne... Read more

  • Reading

    7/21/2016 4:51:44 PM, by FUNNYFACE101002

    I read through a lot of others chats and sometimes I wonder how did you lose 15 pounds in 2 weeks or not have lost anything in a month. Sometimes I have to read adjust my thinking and remember we are all on our own journey. We are not taking anyone with us on this journey they are all on the sideli... Read more

  • Trying!!!

    7/21/2016 3:43:49 PM, by SHELIA1018

    I have struggled with my weight since my thyroid was destroyed when I was diagnosed with Graves Disease. I am trying to loose weight by eating and exercising; no gimmicks. I live in New Orleans where we "live to eat". I know I can do this and I will take my time and not be too hard on myself. ... Read more

  • Another hot day

    7/21/2016 2:46:39 PM, by MLIEN913

    This weather has been so crazy lately. Today starts another heatwave. I wouldn't mind so much if I had decent air conditioning in my home office. Poor dog doesn't want to be outside too long either. Her black coat really attracts heat. Oh well. I can't change the weather do I'm working out the b... Read more

  • Thursday

    7/21/2016 1:39:39 PM, by PICKIE98

    Today is a sizzler, severe thunderstorm warnings here for the whole day. When they tell us that, on Lake Huron, we listen. Everybody can tell who is not native here when they take a boat out, or go for a bike ride in this weather. Pikers! IT is 94 degrees, 79% humidity and very dark and wind... Read more

  • a warm,sunny and humid day

    7/21/2016 1:13:08 PM, by MOMMY445

    if the company that has the full time job is satisfied with my test results and my resume,i will be meeting with them in the next few days. in the meantime, i heard from another place i applied to for a job. it has been a long time since i have been in demand work wise. so any downtime i have i like... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    7/21/2016 11:06:39 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Tired and sore today but still moving

    7/21/2016 10:15:35 AM, by DOROTHY58X

    Have had a very busy week; not stopping today. Shopping and errands today (after exercise) and laundry with more house cleaning tomorrow. Have great days!๐Ÿ˜‰... Read more

  • Today!

    7/21/2016 9:36:55 AM, by LCDDUB

    Starting the day off with challenges I've created for myself. Hope everyone has a great day and overcomes their challenges... Carpe Diem 386... Read more

  • BREAKFAST TODAY: Greek Yogurt, Flax Seed, Black Seedless Grapes, Coffee, Almond Milk

    7/21/2016 9:22:56 AM, by JAEL4JUD

    262 calories 1 cup Nonfat Greek Yogurt 1 Tbsp Flax Seed 28 fl oz Coffee from my French Press 12 fl oz Unsweetened Almond Milk 50 Black Seedless Grapes... Read more

  • Awakening Comes in the Strangest Ways.

    7/21/2016 9:21:06 AM, by JULMATT

    Monday I was told that my lower blood sugar levels were causing my intense stomach pain, so me and my doctor began working on a new dosage of insulin. I have lowered the insulin dosage a lot since June 2015 thanks to the 54 pounds I have lost. In June I was taking 300+ units. As of Monday I am no... Read more

  • Awakening Comes in the Strangest Ways.

    7/21/2016 9:21:06 AM, by JULMATT

    Monday I was told that my lower blood sugar levels were causing my intense stomach pain, so me and my doctor began working on a new dosage of insulin. I have lowered the insulin dosage a lot since June 2015 thanks to the 54 pounds I have lost. In June I was taking 300+ units. As of Monday I am no... Read more

  • TONIGHT'S SNACK: Greek Yogurt & Fresh Peach

    7/21/2016 3:16:36 AM, by JAEL4JUD

    172 calories I kept up the yogurt treat tradition even during the few days, maybe a week I was "off the diet". The internet service at the house broke down -- modems going kaput after being replaced one after the other, plus frustrations with the ISP, etc. I have several photos of some nice me... Read more

  • DINNER TONIGHT: Parmesan cheese omelet & potato slices cooked in olive oil

    7/21/2016 1:35:49 AM, by JAEL4JUD

    1 tbsp olive oil in saucepan 9 oz potato sliced thinly salt & pepper Dripped some of the oil from the potatoes saucepan into nonstick frying pan before starting to cook potatoes. 2 large eggs 2 tbsp Parmesan cheese salt & pepper 578 calories Used the last of my package of shredded Parmesan.... Read more

  • Stress diray

    7/20/2016 9:36:33 PM, by HAPPYWOMEN16

    Day 1 July 20, 2016 Today is the first day of my dirary for controlling my stress. I do get really stressed out a lot. So I hope this month i cam learn how to deal with it. Energy Leavel (1-5) Well I did feel a 5 all day, but now i feel a 2. All though i slept good. Went to bed at 11 w... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    7/20/2016 9:28:47 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Allergies Getting a Tad Better

    7/20/2016 7:56:17 PM, by BMCC488

    Why I was feeling so tired Monday... I've been really busy physically lately with packing and yard sale stuff... and I also took like 1/3 of a Benedryl pill the night before to help with my allergies. It seems whenever I take even a "small" amount, it makes me feel drowsy/tired during the day as wel... Read more

  • Life's hurdles

    7/20/2016 7:12:16 PM, by CATFANDU

    I was in the hospital the first 4 days of the week, took me off Coumadin, I dropped 13 pounds in the hospital with the addition of Lasix. So relieved, but now I have to be super careful to avoid another PE I have to get up and move 10 minutes out of every hour of work, major productivity killer. T... Read more

  • Calories in and out

    7/20/2016 7:06:51 PM, by BUDDHADOLL

    1200 cal in and 300 out. Should I be eating more? ... Read more

  • LUNCH TODAY: 2 wraps & black seedless grapes

    7/20/2016 6:48:02 PM, by JAEL4JUD

    478 calories Back on track. More later.... Read more