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  • Bad, bad news!!!!

    4/25/2018 6:01:49 AM, by EOWYN24241

    The doctor came today and he told me that my iron levels were way too low. He prescribed a course of 10 iron infusions to be administered at every dialysis session for the next 3 weeks. In addition to that, tomorrow I have to miss work because I have to go to the hospital to get my prescription fill... Read more

  • Updated goals

    4/25/2018 5:21:30 AM, by TROYERMICHELE

    I will lose 1 lb per week in order to attain a healthy weight. I will lose 5 lbs by the end of May to be healthy. I will stick to eating within my calorie range to facilitate losing weight. I will go to the Wellness Center at least 5x/week in order to release those endorphins and feel... Read more

  • Day 5

    4/25/2018 4:48:55 AM, by STWINE1

    Today I am up-an-at-em. I have done a 5 min exercise video, tracked my points for breakfast and lunch, stretched for 5 mins, and gave myself a 5 min pep talk. ONWARD TO THE DAY!... Read more

  • Newest low!

    4/25/2018 4:34:05 AM, by JOCEN86

    This morning I weighed in at 194lbs! This is lowest weight in about 4 years. Amazing! 45lbs down 👌🏻... Read more

  • 4-24-18

    4/25/2018 1:24:26 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Between the running around I've done the past several days and the vaccinations I got yesterday, I am beyond tired. The wonderful cold and damp we had today did not help. I am very behind in my house cleaning, never mind the spring cleaning I've been trying to do. In the morning I have to pay my mon... Read more

  • Day 47: April 24, 2018

    4/25/2018 12:21:56 AM, by JUSTDOINME2018

    Pending... Read more

  • Too Funny Not to Share!

    4/25/2018 12:20:54 AM, by GOODMEMORIES

    246 I received an email the other day so funny and so true I had to share! OLD ADULT TRUTHS: 1. Sometimes I look at my watch 3 consecutive times and still not know what time it is. 2. Nothing is more irritating than the moment during an argument when you realize you're wrong. 3... Read more

  • Down and out today.

    4/24/2018 11:47:49 PM, by CALAMITIE

    That sore throat I had a couple of days ago turned into a nasty cold this morning. I did go clean out the car but all that bending and picking stuff up seemed to make breathing really hard so I came in the house and tried to just sit quietly to get my breath going good again. But all I did was cou... Read more

  • Spring is Sprung and the Grass is “Riz”

    4/24/2018 11:16:16 PM, by CHIRUKEN

    The title of today’s Blog is something my mom used to say (quite gleefully) every year when the stranglehold Winter had on us was finally released. (Which was a little odd considering my mom’s favourite time of year was Winter...) The snow and ice are FINALLY melting! I’ve spotted a few patches o... Read more

  • Cheerfulness.............
    ...

    4/24/2018 10:48:27 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Cheerfulness is contagious....................
    .. But don't wait to catch it from others. BE A CARRIER. 224... Read more

  • hanging on (just barely sometimes)

    4/24/2018 9:51:09 PM, by CHRIS3874

    Still off and I thought i had filled out enough FORMS for my employer to "qualify" for LTD but now they want "MORE" !!! and so its back to my doctor I go and now he wants me to go for a "stress test" because of a few things that are happening now ( he keeps complaining that I put on a "ton of weigh... Read more

  • 4/24/18

    4/24/2018 9:31:09 PM, by KATRINAKAT23

    I think spring has finally sprung. I dug out my sandals (did buy a pair yesterday), I have numerous pairs of shoes, I like to wear a variety of shoes, the most important thing they have to be comfortable. I received my shower stool I ordered but a leg is missing so now have to send it back... Read more

  • week 25 of therapy

    4/24/2018 8:56:53 PM, by ONEAGLESWINGS19

    This week we discussed my concerns about my possible diabetic diagnosis since my hands are shaking uncontrollably. Along with the other symptoms that I am having that have me concerned as well. I know I put myself in this situation by not eating right for so long and I can easily correct by doing wh... Read more

  • Definitely feeling it

    4/24/2018 8:12:31 PM, by SCOOTERTVRPV

    I love the fact that I have more energy now--such a change from before!... Read more

  • On the Road Again

    4/24/2018 8:02:54 PM, by BRIDGETTEANNB2

    I am happy to say that in the last 3 months I have lost 5 lbs. and 9.5 inches. I am back on the right side of the scale again and finally feel like there is hope for loosing the weight I need to loose. I am excited about staying with the program and seeing it through to the end and then keeping up t... Read more

  • Well those calories added up quickly

    4/24/2018 7:33:18 PM, by MERRYPINK

    Once again, I should have packed my lunch. Lunch out is just too salty. I even had the grilled chicken. Then I had a burger when I got home. So I am really needing some vegetables. I would like some peas, sweet potatoes, and turnip greens tomorrow. Maybe some fish. Or some stir fry. Still within my ... Read more

  • Here's a good one 💗

    4/24/2018 2:36:54 PM, by TWEDEE777

    Love it!!... Read more

  • Finding my motivation

    4/24/2018 2:34:20 PM, by PGHMIMI1

    I have been on many diets. Sometimes I have success for a time, and then, whomp! I am right back to where I started (or worse). A little over a year ago, I was seeing a therapist for severe depression. She asked me to think about why I could be loving/accepting of others, but not of myself. She... Read more

  • How many times have I started over

    4/24/2018 2:17:23 PM, by SWEETEMTB

    I don't think I can count the amount of times that I have started over. I have been on a diet since I was in grade school. Obviously, I haven't found what works for me because I have gone from 150 lbs up to 600 pounds. Thankfully, I've grown spiritually and mentally more than I have physically. I've... Read more

  • Food and Hunger

    4/24/2018 1:51:09 PM, by CHERYLE51

    I think I have posted this before. Why is it that you can eat something one day and you are satisfied and not hungry. So you think ok I got this. I will eat such and such and it satisfies me. Nope wrong. I eat it and am starving hours later. I just don’t understand my body. Does anyone else feel th... Read more

  • Beautiful Potential

    4/24/2018 12:33:35 PM, by ZUZUPETALS10

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  • Birthday!!

    4/24/2018 11:36:06 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Today I am blessed with being on year older! PTL I'm still here and kicking! I came down sick yesterday, very suddenly. My throat is so sore, and my sinus, oh my. But, I'm still going to have a good day, or try to. I'll just take a nap from not being able to sleep last night and be grateful that I a... Read more

  • I did it!

    4/24/2018 11:34:02 AM, by MERIWYLE

    I ran today. Now let me tell you what it took to get here. I started from a lying position, then, I tried standing. I walked after that, not too far or too long, but I walked. Nearly a year after I began walking; today, I ran. I’ve posted before about my illness, how it saps my motivation even ... Read more

  • Happiness Challenge: Day 5

    4/24/2018 11:19:40 AM, by TERRISTREK

    Call a friend (not text) Yesterday I called one of my best friends. Our lives have pushed us apart a little bit but I can still count on her for a good chat. My son is still struggling at school. He spent last night in his room again. Every day I'm hopeful that he's going to have a good da... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    4/24/2018 10:36:45 AM, by MOMMY445

    a mostly cloudy and mild day here today. my daughter says hi! not too much planned for the day. i am just going to take it easy. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Day 4 is off to a great start!

    4/24/2018 10:35:00 AM, by STWINE1

    Today is a day off from work. My first appointment was not until the afternoon. So I spent so time exploring SparkPeople. Found lots of "great things". Today, I did my first Spark Exercise Video. Make it a great day!... Read more

  • Yum!

    4/24/2018 9:37:58 AM, by CHERISHROBINSON

    Who doesn't love Chocolate covered fruit?!? Today I combined Frozen Strawberries and Frozen Bananas with my Silk NutMilk and Espira...yum!! Now to get back to the living room...though it seems as if I'm spending almost as much time in the bathroom so far today. Guess I am drinking enough ... Read more

  • It's a new day!

    4/24/2018 9:37:57 AM, by MRSHECKENLIVELY

    The weather looks like it's going to actually be nice today! Time to get outside!... Read more

  • April...

    4/24/2018 8:50:46 AM, by TWEDEE777

    It's almost the end of the month, and I'm no further then when I started. I have 3 months until I see the doctor again, and it would be nice to get back to where I was a year ago. Hoping this is the last start. Have a great day!!... Read more

  • DOGgone TERRIFIC

    4/24/2018 8:48:02 AM, by --DEBY--

    26 338 26200 200 26338 26 200 ~~ Waving Hello ~~ ~Wishing Everyone~ a DOGgone TERRIFIC Tuesday ~ ~ BLESSings~ALLways ~ Deby 26 338 26200 200 26338 26 "The happiest people in the world are those who feel absolutely terrific about themselves, and this is the natura... Read more

  • Yoga is saving my life!

    4/24/2018 8:02:13 AM, by SUNKISSEDPATHOS

    Before giving yoga an honest try I scoffed at the craze. I thought it was one of those fad things all the "cool" kids are doing. I had an idea about the health benefits, but I wasn't trying to hear any of that. I thought it was ridiculous, but boy was I wrong! I've been dealing with a lot... Read more

  • Today's goals

    4/24/2018 7:43:34 AM, by CHERISHROBINSON

    My goals for today. Living room - finish cleaning it - DONE! Kitchen - forgot to sweep & mop yesterday so...today! - No but I did do the hallway! Log my foods for today - DONE! Water - match yesterday's 16 cups - DONE! Dance in my clean living room! - DONE! I did have to go get... Read more

  • JUST JOKING...

    4/24/2018 7:16:25 AM, by GOANNA2

    So there's this magician working on a small cruise ship. He's been doing his routines every night for a year or two now. The audiences appreciate him and they change over often enough that he doesn't have to worry too much about new tricks. However, there's this parrot which sits in the ... Read more

  • Stressed Out? Take a “Weirdness” Break

    4/24/2018 2:09:05 AM, by CJWORDPLAY

    April is Stress Awareness Month which reminds us to keep searching for ways to put our stress to work for us instead of letting it drag us down. This is a serious issue and I have been inspired by the many suggestions my Spark Friends have noted in their blogs this month. Thank you for remin... Read more

  • 4-23-18

    4/24/2018 1:29:47 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Had my annual wellness appointment. I got two vaccinations, a tetanus with whooping cough and a shingles shot. It was about time for the tetanus booster. I had them add the whooping cough because my niece-in-law is having a baby soon. The doctor also burned off this thingy n my face. You couldn't re... Read more

  • Some days are a wast of time!

    4/24/2018 12:21:02 AM, by XNANNY

    Not a good day today for me! I need to get to bed soon.... Read more

  • Going to have to start a list of...

    4/23/2018 11:27:58 PM, by CALAMITIE

    I think I need 3 lists. ....Good days, bad days and got by days. Today was a good day. I finished the laundry but still need to do some bedding and chair covers. I also made 2 fleece blankets for the quilt store. They ask people to make little car seat blankets that the local hospital gives to e... Read more

  • My first 60 days with SP

    4/23/2018 11:19:03 PM, by TRYINGINTEXAS

    When I stepped on the scales 2.5 months ago I was horrified to learn I had ballooned up to 271.8 pounds! Disgusted with myself and determined to not buy another stitch of clothing until I lost at least 2 sizes, I started my search for help. I knew I wanted to have lots of encouragement along the w... Read more

  • Sex After Death.............

    4/23/2018 10:58:28 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    A couple made a deal that whoever died first would come back and inform the other if there is sex after death. Their biggest fear was that there was no afterlife at all. After a long life together, the husband was the first to go. True to his word, he made the first contact. "Nancy, Nanc... Read more

  • Day 3 I Packed Lunch

    4/23/2018 10:23:45 PM, by STWINE1

    So today I packed lunch, the first time in 6 months. I even tracked my food for lunch this morning. When I got to work I realized that I left my lunch at home. Thankfully my daughter brought my lunch to me!!!... Read more

  • warm weather

    4/23/2018 8:18:59 PM, by FUNNYGIRLJESS

    I'm so happy to have a simple night with my kids. tacos for dinner and a walk to the park with the dog... Read more

  • Still dragging a bit...

    4/23/2018 8:18:33 PM, by PGHMIMI1

    So, I had the opportunity to spend some time here today, reading articles and posts and checking my food log. I did a little research on the best veggies/fruit to enjoy on keto, and it is helping me plan my meals. I want to make healthier choices in general, and breaking the sugar addiction seems ... Read more

  • 4/22/2018

    4/23/2018 8:01:30 PM, by KATRINAKAT23

    I had a busy day today. I went to the mall, got my hair cut, bought sandals and did a little window shopping. I then went to the movies as the cinema is close to the mall, so close that when the mall is super busy like at Christmas they use the cinema parking lot. I went to I feel pretty. It wa... Read more

  • Day 46: April 23, 2018

    4/23/2018 7:08:49 PM, by JUSTDOINME2018

    So I’m a bit behind on my blogs this week. I’ve still been doing my diet/exercise plan. I’ve also rode my bike twice so far this week, which meets my goal for that. I am stuck losing and gaining the same two pounds again. I have been eating better, exercising, and doing everything right. I’m no... Read more

  • Day 45: April 22, 2018 (LATE)

    4/23/2018 6:59:32 PM, by JUSTDOINME2018

    Inspirational Quote: Funny Comic: ... Read more

  • Shrimp Creole mmmmmm

    4/23/2018 6:41:09 PM, by MERRYPINK

    Came home after a long Monday to Shrimp Creole. Whoa baby, it was so good. I'm going to have a cuppa coffee, decaf, and let this Monday roll off me. I still have some calories to spend, so I might have that Halo Top ice cream later on.... Read more

  • Day 44: April 21, 2018 (LATE)

    4/23/2018 6:36:28 PM, by JUSTDOINME2018

    Inspirational Quote: Funny Comic: ... Read more

  • Day 43: April 20, 2018 (LATE)

    4/23/2018 6:34:02 PM, by JUSTDOINME2018

    Inspirational Quote: Funny Comic: ... Read more

  • Monday Update

    4/23/2018 2:27:51 PM, by ZUZUPETALS10

    I slowed down on Saturday and Sunday was easier and more enjoyable. I’m glad for this new week. I’m still weighing daily and liking my habit. I’ve been a good water drinker for years now and I keep that up. My new med so far looks to be not too disruptive. The cats are getting along a little be... Read more

  • Challenge Group

    4/23/2018 2:13:52 PM, by CIARACYLIE

    Hey everyone. So, I'm getting married in September but since I bought my wedding dress I've put on about 20 lbs and have been struggling to get the weight off. I've been searching for something to help motivate me not only to lose the weight but to be healthier overall. I joined BeachBody as a co... Read more

  • it's monday

    4/23/2018 2:08:01 PM, by MOMMY445

    another beautiful sunny and mild day here today. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Well, that went to a dark place...

    4/23/2018 1:55:23 PM, by VULGARIS

    Blogs are for complaining right? I certainly like to seem to complain in mine and this is only the third entry I've made! I'll file blogging under "mental health" somehow -- surely getting things out there helps in some way?! 20 I have a migraine today and I'm not surprised at al... Read more

  • T -28 days and counting

    4/23/2018 12:44:40 PM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Oh my gosh, I'm so excited! 28 more days and a wake-up till surgery! I had gained 9 pounds from eating too much ("well I'll never have this again, may as well have one now...") but got back on track and am now back down those 9 pounds. Whew! This surgery is literally going to save my life. T... Read more

  • Enjoy your day!

    4/23/2018 12:22:59 PM, by SCOOTERTVRPV

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  • I didn't want to die!

    4/23/2018 11:26:38 AM, by PCOH051610

    Hello, This is going to be a hard blog to write just because it is of such a personal topic. I actually hemmed and hawed about writing it and did even more worrying about making it available to be read by others. Many of you know or can relate to what it depression feels like. Everywhere o... Read more

  • Real weight loss.

    4/23/2018 11:11:31 AM, by ETCH12

    I weighed myself. 5 pounds down in 2 weeks. The first week I just jumped in and did not adjust my calories from back when I was lifting weights. I still thought that I did good. It was a sort of primer to get my mind wrapped around, logging, excercising and simple planning. The second week afte... Read more

  • I think I want a recumbent e-bike...

    4/23/2018 11:08:11 AM, by OHANAMAMA

    I've been watching a lot of tv with my butt on the couch. I've been watching one show on my iPad while on the treadmill which is in my art/office, but I thought if I could be in the living room with my family while watching our shows AND exercise at the same time on something NOT noisy, it would be ... Read more

  • Happiness Challenge: Day 3 & 4

    4/23/2018 11:00:47 AM, by TERRISTREK

    My weekend was pretty much perfect! I enjoyed the beautiful weather, my house got cleaned, fun was had and got in a lot of activity. I also completed 2 more days of my happiness challenge. Day 3: Color a picture On Friday, my son got in big trouble at school again so we took out all t... Read more

  • Today's goals

    4/23/2018 10:23:16 AM, by CHERISHROBINSON

    I'm starting the daily challenge of GoalFeats so to help me keep on track - I'm going to share them here! Goals Get up early and clean the kitchen - DONE! Clean litter boxes and take out trash - DONE! Start new challenges for myself - DONE! GoalFeats / Water / Move It / Rainbow Track f... Read more

  • Time to buckle down!

    4/23/2018 10:01:07 AM, by CHERISHROBINSON

    521 20 386 I have noticed that since I haven't been at work that I'm not tracking my food thus...I gained back 2 pounds but not for long!! I'm tired of the weight and I WILL LOSE IT! I'm changing my routine starting today. I got up as hubby was leaving for work and made my two smoot... Read more

  • Another new week !

    4/23/2018 9:11:07 AM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    Had a fairly stable week last week. I didn't lose but I didn't gain much (4 tenths of a pound). I did sleep a lot as well. Little progress on the paper, but will work on it. Begun: 4/1/2018 238.2 1st goal: 5 lb 4/3/2018 231.8 (mani-pedi) 2nd goal: 5 lb ( ?) wt 230.2 (will do my... Read more

  • Absolutely MARVELous

    4/23/2018 9:10:16 AM, by --DEBY--

    8 31 8 321 321 8 31 8 321 ~~ Waving Hello ~~ ~Wishing Everyone~a Most MARVELous MOONday ~ ~And a WONDERfilled Week ~ BLESSings~ALLways ~ 8 31 8 321 321 8 31 8 "Who could have imagined that life would have taken such marvelous twists and turns or that I w... Read more

  • Another Monday..

    4/23/2018 9:03:33 AM, by TWEDEE777

    So I'm thinking about doing IF and see how that works. Maybe if I eat during an 8 hour period and fast for 16 it will help. Going to check into the different ways. Hope you all have a wonderful week!!... Read more

  • Weekend Anxiety

    4/23/2018 7:33:53 AM, by SUNKISSEDPATHOS

    So last weekend I prepped super hard for a clean eating, Paleo week full of veggies, lean meats and some fresh fruits and nuts. I killed it! I didn't eat any processed foods, no grains, no sugar, no dairy, no alcohol, I stayed within my calorie range and I drank soooo much water. But towards the end... Read more

  • Another mixed bag......

    4/23/2018 4:27:59 AM, by RASPBERRY56

    Nice weekend - good weather, most plans went well (except for one bailout).......still feeling a bit stiff and sore........not severe, but enough to be annoying........sure, it could be - ahem - *age* talking, but as I don't like to use that as a rationalization/excuse (after all, we're *all* aging,... Read more

  • 4-22-18

    4/23/2018 3:06:50 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Went up to Greeley this afternoon. My uncle Charlie was in town, and Mother invited me to come see him before he went back to Oregon. I'm still tired from running around Saturday, but I don't get to see my one remaining uncle very often. Tomorrow is my regular health preventive appointment. Besides ... Read more

  • New Fitbit Flex 2

    4/23/2018 1:30:58 AM, by KARYCTER9

    The photo I posted in my last blog wasn't flattering to the Fitbit at all. My husband's said it looked like I was on house arrest. Wrong angle. Here's a better photo.... Read more

  • Intermediate Goals

    4/23/2018 1:25:18 AM, by DREAMERSPIRITT

    I find that I’m not motivated by the little goals… like doing yoga 5 days a week, or keeping up with a daily step goal. Yet, I am not motivated by the far-off, seemingly insurmountable goals either… like hiking the Appalachian Trail, or being able to do a headstand. For me, it is the intermediat... Read more

  • Answered prayers

    4/23/2018 1:14:03 AM, by KARYCTER9

    I've been wanting a Fitbit or other exercise tracker, but it wasn't in our budget, so I asked God for one. A few days later, someone offered to buy me a gift for the same price as the Fitbit Flex 2. We are close enough that I felt comfortable mentioning that what I *really* want is a fitness tracker... Read more

  • Reassessment

    4/23/2018 12:22:29 AM, by DREAMERSPIRITT

    This afternoon I went to the beach with my fiance. I’m prone to anxiety attacks, and started to have one on the beach. My lovely fiance tried to help me calm down. We ended up sitting in the sand for a while, and they talked me through my little panic attack. After talking me through it, we just ... Read more

  • Being sick is not fun!

    4/22/2018 11:02:06 PM, by XNANNY

    I started feeling bad yesterday but am worse today! No Mass this weekend for me. I hope I feel better tomorrow, but that is in Gods hands!... Read more

  • Nice sunny almost warm day out

    4/22/2018 10:48:55 PM, by CALAMITIE

    I slept really hard last night and woke up with a sore throat. I've had more than a little bit of everything on hand to drink or suck on and still have the problem. Hoping it's just better tomorrow. I did do some of the work I set out. Here is the little flip and stitch quilt I made today.... Read more

  • Oh, Grandpa.................

    4/22/2018 10:21:58 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Hunter was 4 years old and was staying with his grandfather for a few days. He'd been playing outside with the other kids, when he came into the house and asked, "Grandpa, what's that called when two people sleep in the same bedroom and one is on top of the other?" His Grandpa was a little... Read more

  • Wondering who's going to sleep well tonight

    4/22/2018 8:17:39 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I took the dog for 6 walks for 15 minutes each today. I wonder who's going to sleep well tonight. Me or the dog. I can tell that I am going to be hurting tonight and into tomorrow. I am already tired right now. I will take a nice hot shower tonight to help loosen up. This week seems like it's g... Read more

  • Day 2 Under The Belt

    4/22/2018 8:13:14 PM, by STWINE1

    I did very well logging my food intake, however I did go over my calories for the day and I did not get my 10,000 steps in. I would push myself as I am only short 2,400 but I am exhausted and need to get into bed. But today is still a win!!! Feeling motivated and very grateful for "Sparkpeople".... Read more

  • Missing a day

    4/22/2018 7:55:37 PM, by KATRINAKAT23

    You know how sometimes you have to think what day it is? Is this Saturday or Sunday but you get your bearings and go on with your day, well today I got up thinking it was Saturday, the difference being it was something I was sure of, didn't have that feeling hmmm is this Sat or Sun. I got on with m... Read more

  • Earth Day (Take Care of Her/Me)

    4/22/2018 5:37:41 PM, by REBELGRRL75

    So today is Earth Day and also my first day among the Spark Community. Creating my profile and browsing the site really made me introspective, sad and inspired. Today is Earth Day, the day we celebrate our home and the idea that we need to take care of her. I do my part. I don't litter, I redu... Read more

  • "I" can change FAT to FIT -- here's how!

    4/22/2018 5:34:18 PM, by GOODMEMORIES

    So you've finally made that important decision to change your life around. You are sick and tired or being sick and tired! You've had it with going to the closet and trying to find an outfit that still fits you, one that you don't look like a live version of a sausage when you wear it. I'm gl... Read more

  • Feeling yucky!

    4/22/2018 3:06:19 PM, by PGHMIMI1

    I woke up this morning with a sore throat, headache and stuffy head. I drank my Braggs Apple cider vinegar water and went back to bed and slept 5 more hours! I haven’t eaten anything yet - not sure if I can swallow it! I will start with some hot tea and see how it goes. I am so glad I only have ... Read more

  • it's sunday

    4/22/2018 2:50:38 PM, by MOMMY445

    what a beautiful day here today! my daughter says hi! i am heading out for a walk in a while. i feel good today. i got a good amount of sleep, i'm eating well and drinking plenty of water these days. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Social media.

    4/22/2018 2:09:46 PM, by ETCH12

    Today I used the big computer. We call the desktop computer the "big" computer. So many gadgets. Laptops, phones,tablets. Each thing has it's own use. After years of battling an online, texting, phone calling, stalker. I decided to use the big computer to shutdown Facebook, Twitter and Instagram... Read more

  • Something We Can Do Well

    4/22/2018 1:22:34 PM, by ZUZUPETALS10

    I’ve noticed lately a few health experts have been talking about the importance of chewing our food well. We can digest better and extract more nutrients if we don’t inhale things. (Imagine that!) If you have a habit to eat in hurry, while standing or other multitasking events, like I sometimes d... Read more

  • Stuff and (a little) nonsense

    4/22/2018 11:58:42 AM, by LADYIRISH317

    Craftsy, please go away with your 60% off sale! I have absolutely no room for any more yarn, and I think I've reached SABLE status (Stash Acquisition Beyond Life Expectancy). Apple is also trying to sell me a bright red phone. No dice, guys. I just bought my iPhone 7+ in February. This morning ... Read more

  • East Coast Trip. Boston Marathon and Family visit in NH - Part I

    4/22/2018 11:53:59 AM, by BEESHELL8

    We just got back from a trip to the East coast to watch the Boston marathon. My BIL ran it for the second time, so he asked us to accompany him and my sister. Things got a little hectic for him because his mother died on Thursday April 12. He had gone back to Pittsburgh where his family lives ... Read more

  • Back to where I started...sort of...

    4/22/2018 11:14:57 AM, by CHIRUKEN

    April 3 I weighed in at 220lbs. For the next couple weeks I played the teeter-totter game and my weight fluctuated between 223lbs and 220lbs. I’m happy to say I’m back to 220lbs. Hopefully I switch from the Teeter-Totter to the Slide now and the next number I see on Mr. Scale is 219 (or less...le... Read more

  • Happy Earth Day!

    4/22/2018 11:07:02 AM, by SCOOTERTVRPV

    Hope everyone has a lovely Sunday! It's nice and sunny here and Peep the wonder bird and I plan to enjoy our day. I am also celebrating going down a size in clothes--always check inches even when the scale doesn't move for awhile!... Read more

  • Goals for May

    4/22/2018 10:34:42 AM, by CATHYMARIE2014

    I have been working on giving myself more compassion on myself, I give and give to others but neglected to be good to myself, I am very hard on myself and sometimes I am not very nice to myself. My goals for May are , I am going to take time to relax and get out more, I have forgotten the mean... Read more

  • Too expensive to cure people of diseases! Now it is official.

    4/22/2018 10:30:26 AM, by CTUPTON

    we knew this! www.iflscience.com/health-and-
    medicine/goldman-sachs-say
    s-curing-diseases-may-not-
    be-economically-valid/all/... Read more

  • ...I'm Back!

    4/22/2018 10:04:17 AM, by MRSMAGNIFICENT

    Well, I haven't gained, which I should give myself a lot of credit for! I'm back after a very long hiatus, but my struggle with weight loss didn't stop during that time. In the time between 2015 and now, I have gotten married! I joined Weight Watchers before the wedding and that worked, to an e... Read more

  • Sunday funday...

    4/22/2018 9:47:47 AM, by TWEDEE777

    Maybe going to a movie or Galena today. We'll have to wait and see. Hope you all have a blessed day!!... Read more

  • Whew!

    4/22/2018 8:54:34 AM, by MERRYPINK

    Parents are on the way over to collect grandchildren. We played to the point of exhaustion yesterday! The kids fell sound asleep at 5:30 pm and then woke up at 2:30 am. A nap is definitely on the schedule for today. As a bonus, it's supposed to be stormy. Good napping weather. 27 54 102... Read more

  • How the weekend went......

    4/22/2018 8:24:17 AM, by RASPBERRY56

    Not too shabby so far - passed on one planned event yesterday due to muscle soreness (made sure I got *plenty* of sleep) - I felt good with my extended workouts but apparently that extra step of walking through a store did me in a bit..........and now I have to deal with getting rid of some food tha... Read more

  • Weight loss.

    4/22/2018 1:41:07 AM, by ETCH12

    I'm averaging 2 lbs of weight loss a week. I am trying to weigh myself on Monday mornings. I am going to take measurements once a month. Slow and steady. I am sleeping much better, already. I am thankful for SP and all the support. Thank you.... Read more

  • Week 1

    4/22/2018 1:34:54 AM, by HUFFLEPUFF42

    It has been almost a week and things are going pretty well. I've been really consistent in tracking my food and workouts. I have done at least a little workout each day except one, which is a great streak for me. I hope I can keep the willpower up to keep it up next week. Food tracking h... Read more

  • 4-21-18

    4/22/2018 1:28:29 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    I looked at my clock this morning. It was 8am. I didn't have to get up until 9:15, so I went back to sleep. Next time I looked at the clock, it said 10:15. That was the time I should be leaving for my union chapter meeting, not just getting up. I made it to the meeting only 15 minutes late. I wasn'... Read more

  • Twisted Ankle

    4/22/2018 1:09:13 AM, by GILLIEGRL4

    Hey y'all! It's been a while since I've posted. I started a new fitness program on Wednesday April 11th and I've been LOVING IT! A couple hicups along the way have included: -severe back pain after work on Friday April 13th -badly twisted ankle (possible sprain/strain?) on Monday April 16th ... Read more

  • Very Cool Trivia...............Inte
    resting Too.............

    4/22/2018 12:01:13 AM, by PATRICIAANN46

    In case you didn't already know this little tidbit of wonderful trivia................ On July 20, 1969, as Commander of the Apollo 11 Luna Module, Neil Armstrong was the first person to set foot on the moon. His first words after stepping on the moon, "That's one small step for man, one g... Read more

  • Day 1 A New Beginning!

    4/21/2018 10:48:58 PM, by STWINE1

    I just joined this community today. I am loving this program, wish I had found it sooner!... Read more

  • What a difference a day makes.

    4/21/2018 10:38:13 PM, by CALAMITIE

    Don't understand why having to be up and out of the house shortly after 8 leads to not sleeping well. I guess I wait for that alarm to ring fearing I'll be late. I'm also stiff today. Might just be a little arthritis acting up but I did get my steps in again today. Generally feeling like I ran i... Read more

  • Is it Spring yet?

    4/21/2018 10:08:51 PM, by CHIRUKEN

    Despite the date on the calendar, there is still quite a bit of snow and ice hanging about. The river is still fully iced over (though I noticed today that it appears “rotten” in spots here and there) and I’m pretty sure the geese are wondering what the heck is going on. (I wouldn’t blame them if ... Read more