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  • Visitors

    10/21/2016 2:20:57 AM, by ALASKINI

    Had a very bad day due to my disease. Was in a Masto Meltdown by the time I left physical therapy. Spent the afternoon and early evening in bed. Visiting relative's baby howling and toddler running up and down hall in front of my door. Ate soup and some bread. Relative brought in chocolate maca... Read more

  • Friday - Great Quote for Tough Days...Weeks...Months...e
    tal 10/21/2016

    10/21/2016 1:36:55 AM, by PLATINUM755

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  • 10-20-16

    10/21/2016 1:34:22 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Filled out my ballot today and mailed it back, transferred money, and that was about it. Didn't get up early. This is not looking good for Saturday.... Read more

  • Day 20 of 30 Day Blog Challenge (Day 177)

    10/21/2016 1:27:17 AM, by SIXLESTER69

    Day 20: What Are Your Hobbies? Why Do You Like Them?  Crocheting. It relaxes me and it is cool to watch a ball of yarn become a scarf or blanket. Reading. I've traveled thousands of miles and lived many many lives in many different era's, all without leaving the comfort of home.... Read more

  • Recent thoughts

    10/21/2016 12:14:53 AM, by DODO771

    Lately I'm thinking a lot about 'self', who am I? Which part of me is me. One thing that popped up in my mind, if I have some sort of spiritual consciousness that not dependent on my body, then why there are periods in my life (during sleep, under anesthesia, etc) where it's missing (self/cons... Read more

  • Weird Night leads to Weirder Day

    10/20/2016 11:17:48 PM, by CALAMITIE

    Last night turned into a nightmare until 3 am when I finally went to sleep. But then I slept soundly until 10:30 when my phone rang. So I decided it was a good day to tackle some housework and laundry and just call it a Susie Homemaker day. I did not finish the laundry the kitch... Read more

  • TGIF

    10/20/2016 11:12:42 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Have a great and blessed day hugs... Read more

  • Aqua fit

    10/20/2016 9:59:57 PM, by KATRINAKAT23

    I went to aqua fit last night with my friend/co-worker. I am really enjoying it. They have different instructors and my favorite was last night. He is a young man (kid to me) and is very involved and makes it fun but you get a good work out with him. The 2 women that taught the other 2 nights we... Read more

  • Blog challenge 14 & 15

    10/20/2016 9:54:07 PM, by KATRINAKAT23

    Day 14: Explain What Your Favorite Holiday Is, And Why. I don't really have a favorite holiday anymore. It used to be Christmas for many reasons. Family getting together, watching my children opening their gifts and yes even opening my gifts. Now it has just become another day. Day 15: Wr... Read more

  • "I Love You"

    10/20/2016 9:32:19 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    A group of women were at a seminar on how to live in a loving relationship with their husbands. The women were asked, "How many of you love your husband?" All the women raised their hands Then they were asked, "When was the last time you told your husband you loved him?" Some women a... Read more

  • embarrassment..

    10/20/2016 9:01:13 PM, by CHERIE682

    As I am enjoying my journey to lose weight certain things happen that make me feel uncomfortable and even embarrassed. Over the summer it was getting in and out of my kayak. I absolutely love kayaking I was so happy when we finally bought our own so we could go whenever we want! When I am out on the... Read more

  • I'm not hurting anybody but my body.

    10/20/2016 8:20:32 PM, by CAP218

    I get disappointed with my life and I eat. I get upset with my husband and I eat. I get frustrated with my kids and I eat. I eat because for that moment, while I'm eating, my pain goes away. Then I look in the mirror and I get upset with me. Truth is, no one cares that I'm obese but me. No one cares... Read more

  • Take a step Thursday

    10/20/2016 8:19:55 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    It's been a long week for some of us. On some days it feels like you don't want to do any more, and on some days you feel like just doing nothing, Go ahead and take a step anyway, Seeing it is" take a step" Thursday . Take that one step to get you to a better future. Take that one step that ta... Read more

  • Thank god tomorrow is Friday!

    10/20/2016 8:03:55 PM, by SIMONC1990

    I'm DEFINITELY looking forward to the weekend. Plus I got paid today (my FIRST paycheck at the new job) and i'm definitely excited for it. :) now I'm going to try and put my money towards good things and not junmk food. I'm feeling really confident (especially since i lost 5 pounds already) that i... Read more

  • 3 Compliments to Myself

    10/20/2016 7:25:20 PM, by CHICKADEE161

    1. I haven't given up, even though I thought I might. I'm back in the game, for life. 2. I got up and exercised today, despite feeling under the weather. 3. I grow delicious and healthy vegetables!... Read more

  • Felt a Bit Better but...

    10/20/2016 6:56:01 PM, by DOROTHY58X

    I need to try and eat more to get more energy. Tomorrow I'm getting a massage. Maybe my glasses will be ready to be picked up, too. Have great days!... Read more

  • Reasons to keep going

    10/20/2016 6:53:19 PM, by ISABELLE84

    I had a little meltdown yesterday and I was hard on my boyfriend later on because I was not feeling well. And I noticed it and it did not stopped me from acting that way. I know it is to test him and to see if he can handle me when I have a bad day but still, he is an amazing guy and I should not pu... Read more

  • 100 days of exercise day 88 and 89

    10/20/2016 6:05:22 PM, by AMIEMICHELE

    Wednesday I did not feel good at all so my exercise was going up and down the stairs for 10 minutes. I was multi tasking because I had a bunch of stuff that needed to be taken upstairs. I also did 10 minutes of bedtime stretching. Today I rode the bike for 30 minutes this morning and then worked o... Read more

  • Day 4 still trying to roar

    10/20/2016 5:17:12 PM, by JENNGLENN527

    Yesterday was a trying day. I put in 2 hours of exercise. I slept so good! I woke up somewhat late, but I felt I deserved it. I've picked up another challenge, 30 days of push-ups, this in addition to the ab challenge. Walking still has my heart though! I must admit, I'm sleeping better, more import... Read more


    10/20/2016 2:46:18 PM, by CHERYLE51

    My normal weigh in day is Wednesday. I could not do it. I am so afraid that I have gained or stayed the same and will get disgusted. I don't think I have eaten as well as I could have, so I am really afraid. I am gong to start eating better this week and I will get on the scale next week.I know this... Read more

  • My birthday gift

    10/20/2016 2:29:18 PM, by PAISLEYOWL140

    My birthday is coming up and I just need to change everything . The rest of October will be full of getting yard and house work done. Too much stuff has gone on this year that has kept me from getting things done and focusing on my health and fitness. On my birthday I am going to the gym. Af... Read more

  • Missed the Mark

    10/20/2016 1:59:43 PM, by TERRISTREK

    I have not been tracking my food the past couple of days. Life has thrown a few wrenches at me and I let it slip because it's one less thing I have to do or worry about. The good thing is, I haven't gone totally crazy. The wrenches have kept me very busy and I haven't had time to eat much so I've ju... Read more

  • Fall Foliage

    10/20/2016 1:27:45 PM, by WENDYSPARKS

    Hi Sparkers! I just love the fall colors are you doing? I have been making sure to drink my water daily to stay hydrated....very important....I went for a nice walk outside and everything is so fresh and colorful....see you all here Sparking!! Hugs, Wendy... Read more

  • This Dog Went Missing From Home Each Day. But When Her Mom Found Out Why Itll Make You Cry

    10/20/2016 1:27:33 PM, by IAMAGEMLOVER

    This Dog Went Missing From Home Each Day. But When Her Mom Found Out Why Itll Make You Cry
    appeared_Yard_US_Desktop This is long... Read more

  • This Dog Went Missing From Home Each Day. But When Her Mom Found Out Why Itll Make You Cry

    10/20/2016 1:27:31 PM, by IAMAGEMLOVER

    This Dog Went Missing From Home Each Day. But When Her Mom Found Out Why Itll Make You Cry
    appeared_Yard_US_Desktop This is long... Read more

  • Day two goals and update on yesterday

    10/20/2016 1:06:56 PM, by GREEN99EYEZ

    So proud to say I had no Dr pepper yesterday and I worked out. Those are my main goals for now ditching soda and starting to workout again I'll change and add more steps as I go but I'm so happy I finally began making healthy choices again the workout was tough but I got in 15 minutes. Today I'll... Read more

  • Goals and Habits

    10/20/2016 12:25:55 PM, by SMCRAE89

    I decided that today I will list my goals and my bad habits when it comes to weight loss. It always helps to have written records. I also think I may start journaling my journey. I love to write and writing a book about my life with weight issues seems like a good idea to me. I'll probably post my g... Read more

  • This is your life...

    10/20/2016 11:54:08 AM, by WISHFULDREAMING

    Live it right... NOW! ... Read more

  • Little changes will grow to be big changes

    10/20/2016 11:42:53 AM, by LISHYYM17

    Eating healthy has gotten much easier as time passes. I find myself reaching more for healthy foods than junk food. I still get my cravings though. Yesterday was one of those. I ate well all day, then night came and I had an intense craving for chocolate. I think it's because I didn't incorporate my... Read more

  • Excercise

    10/20/2016 11:03:28 AM, by ASHLEYYOUNG6416

    306 So, I have struggled with exercise. I never wanted to do it. It was like the world was coming to an end everytime I had to force myself to do it....but then I discovered The Biggest Loser for the Wii. It was life changing for me. It was fun. My husband and I would compete against each other... Read more

  • Getting Ready!

    10/20/2016 10:30:35 AM, by GWENDOLYNSHAE

    " "Failure to plan is planning to fail." I have jumped in to new exercise programs/eating programs before - and they never lasted long or went well. One of the things I am doing differently this time is to take time to gradually make changes. I am doing the 21 Day Challenge for new... Read more

  • a mostly rainy day

    10/20/2016 10:12:53 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is supposed to rain on and off all day here today. it is even calling for some rain to start the day tomorrow. although it is not too warm outside over the next few days. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i have just started one of the free online university courses i found t... Read more

  • My resolve!

    10/20/2016 10:02:04 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I have resolved to watch what I eat. Not to take salty food! Limit salty soups and snacks. I have also resolved to space out my sips of water, so that I don't drink more than 500ml per day! I am determined to be disciplined every single second of everyday! No more will I put on more than 3.5 kg... Read more

  • Gym Surfing - Day 522

    10/20/2016 9:42:10 AM, by DANNY_LCF

    Well, first of all, thanks to everyone that commented on my previous post: "Irrational Fear of Gyms - Day 520" and for all your wonderful tips and advice. Some people recommended me to stay home and do workout videos, others to go to smaller/different/boutique gyms and give it a try, and ... Read more

  • Life

    10/20/2016 6:29:21 AM, by STACYDICK1981

    September 27th, my life changed forever. One of my closest friends died. She had been sick but her death was unexpected. She was just a few months older than me. She has 3 young kids. My heart literally broke in a thousand pieces. I binged ate, didn't get off the couch, and really didn't care about ... Read more

  • 10-19-16

    10/20/2016 2:57:12 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Need to concentrate on getting up consistently before 9 or 9:30 for the next few days. I have a union meeting on Saturday. Lots of other things to do and it's getting cold.... Read more

  • Day 19 of 30 Day Blog Challenge (Day 176)

    10/20/2016 2:20:49 AM, by SIXLESTER69

    Day 19: Who Is Your Idol? (Explain why.)  I have no idols. I do have many people I respect and admire. Grandpa for showing what it means to be a man and how a man should treat a woman. Mom for showing me what strength in adversity looks like. And my daughter because she shows me what real cour... Read more

  • Kicking Butt

    10/20/2016 12:44:43 AM, by IAN2409

    (if I do say so myself) Two days now on program eating-wise. I feel great. I went to the gym both today and yesterday. Worked on my chest yesterdays. I've always been self-conscious about my chest ever since a friend told me I had "man boobs" a long time ago 234 . Today was arms, and then I ... Read more

  • Wednesday Oct 19, 2017

    10/19/2016 11:42:54 PM, by MSCHERYL10

    My last post on Sept 19th Day one again, only lasted a day. I can get started in my head, but I couldn't get started physically. I once again made up my mind, to start last night and so far on Day 1 I have kept my promise to myself. I am using ALL my resources. A challenge group on FB, Sparkpeople, ... Read more

  • A Catch Up Day at Home

    10/19/2016 10:57:39 PM, by CALAMITIE

    My SP friends are just the best. They constantly remind me that I'm not a failure. After 3 straight days of running around to do stuff for my parents, meet my brothers, and more parent stuff I got to stay in the house all day today. I managed some laundry, ran the dishwasher and even went t... Read more

  • not a lot

    10/19/2016 9:53:03 PM, by CHRIS3874

    Often when I write these I fell guilty because I am not that longwinded or articulate. It was nice to see the sun finally today and most of the snow is gone. The lawn looks incredibly green (not sure if its from the snow or from just having whatever it had on it washed off),... Read more

  • 10/19/16 - Bedtime

    10/19/2016 8:24:49 PM, by GORDON66

    I finally remembered to charge my iPod, so I'll have music at the gym tomorrow. The answering machine on my new phone is picking up messages!!! I'm very happy about that, and I'm sure the people trying to reach me are thrilled too. EJ really, REALLY loves his cat tree. Until I moved it t... Read more

  • Buttons

    10/19/2016 8:23:46 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    My husband says that I know how to push all of his buttons. Ha Ha!!!!! But.............He still has not managed to find my MUTE button. 20... Read more

  • Tactful.... not!

    10/19/2016 8:05:40 PM, by ISABELLE84

    Today was a good day until I let TOM ruined my mood and I snapped at a colleague. It is not the first time I am less than gracious with a colleague and although I am improving, I feel it is not enough. I do not know a lot of people who are competent at what they do but put their job in jeopardy beca... Read more

  • Wild Winning Wednesday

    10/19/2016 7:43:26 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    I had so much to do today and I wasn't even sure how to or if I could do some tasks. The pile was huge my motivation was low and lacking. I started by drinking iced coffee and going on my walk, The weather was warm and I wanted to start before I changed my mind. I ended up walking farther than... Read more

  • It is that time again!

    10/19/2016 7:25:14 PM, by LADYLUK

    Before I get started there is something I need to ask of you. it is that time again! Drumrolls please! Today has been an awesome, can't wait to tell you kind of day! First I need to get the not so good news out of the way. I had physical therapy today and I did not do as we... Read more

  • Nature Made 30 Day Challenge!

    10/19/2016 6:49:32 PM, by JANZDIET2014

    Improve your health one good habit at a time. These articles are straight from the 30-Day Healthy Habit Builder to give you a taste of the program and improve your overall wellness. Read more

  • First day back to sp

    10/19/2016 6:43:35 PM, by GREEN99EYEZ

    I can't tell you how many times I've came back to sp I'm hoping this time I'll be able to commit for life I'm 35 now and my health is important. I know it's sad but my biggest fear is that my husband will not want me if I continue to gain. He's in shape and I'm so not. He never complains but I wa... Read more

  • I don't understand why?

    10/19/2016 6:38:10 PM, by CAP218

    My husband doesnt gain weight. He eats what he wants (mostly meat). His cholesterol is around 120. His BP is around 95/65. His reating heart rate is around 60. I'm very happy for him, don't get me wrong but I just don't understand what I did to be so different. 🤔... Read more

  • What me panic?

    10/19/2016 3:07:46 PM, by BETHUMZ

    I guess that's what a panic attack feels like... I don't like it very much. I had to actually stop the car and do the whole slow breaths while counting thing until I got my hyperventilating and pounding heart back under control. The other night I was pretty much a captive witness to what amount... Read more

  • For my Daddy

    10/19/2016 2:11:49 PM, by SNEELY0610

    Today would have been my Daddy's 76th birthday if he had not passed away in July. It's still so hard not having him around. I haven't been to his grave site since his funeral (and actually he is buried in the Veterans Cemetery and so I didn't actually see where he was buried at his funeral....) I'd... Read more

  • Sorry, I have been away from SP friends. We moved 400 miles. Just now being able to post and read

    10/19/2016 1:55:24 PM, by CTUPTON

    Boxes, boxes, boxes. I tried to pack sensible and have essential things available, but still looking for some things, like my new check book! My new mattress is the wrong one. They will exchange it. Thank the Lord. Hubby has a "roll in" shower now but I had to order a special rolling sh... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    10/19/2016 1:22:07 PM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful,sunny, not too warm a day here today. i have not yet heard back from the place i went for an interview the other day. i will keep on trying until i get the job i want. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep. in the meantime, i am keeping my spirits up and a positive attitu... Read more

  • First Attempt

    10/19/2016 12:25:45 PM, by SMCRAE89

    So I decided to attempt to do 30 minutes on the treadmill. I'm not big on walking in my neighborhood, not big on doing a lot outdoors yet. Very self conscious and my mental illnesses make me more paranoid as well as being agoraphobic. Anyways I tried to do 30 minutes but did 15. It was hard for me ... Read more

  • Progress : ehlers-danlos

    10/19/2016 12:24:18 PM, by CTUPTON
    us-debilitating-diseases/ Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS), Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS), and Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS)a trifecta of weird diseases. POTS, EDS, and MCAS are so obscure that many doctors ... Read more

  • Macros: anyone doing this?

    10/19/2016 12:17:19 PM, by FABAT40

    I've been hearing more about Macros for eating. my calculations as an endomorph include 228 g protien.114 g fat and 143 g carbs. 912 cal protien a day, 1026 cal fat a day and 572 cal of carbs a day. If you are doing this or done it can you let me know how it went and am I supposed to calculate fro... Read more

  • The curse of the mother-in-law.

    10/19/2016 11:17:21 AM, by IAMAGEMLOVER

    The curse of the mother-in-law.
    mother-in-law.html This should be name the ungrateful, insensitive, egotistical, narcisstic, daughter-in-law. But this is how I truly feel. She is a witch with ... Read more

  • Time to get after it

    10/19/2016 11:01:28 AM, by WISEAKR1

    Wow, it has been a longer time than I thought since I have been in here. I've opened the Spark home page at least a dozen times over the last week or 2. I haven't clicked on motivational articles or tracked my food. I just open the home page and stare at it. I am the heaviest I have ever been, after... Read more

  • Week 1 review

    10/19/2016 10:10:15 AM, by TME292

    It never fails. I am determined. I am prepared. I have done my shopping and meal planning for the next few days, then it happens... I get sick. Head cold. Fever. Sinuses. I only want my mother's chicken soup and Italian Ice. I stay in bed for 2 days. Illness passes (mostly), and I ... Read more

  • Today's kick in the Butt

    10/19/2016 7:54:25 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    Thank you for the comments yesterday. I really needed the gratitude one. I am struggling with being overly stressed. That post reminded me that despite my current struggles, I still have a lot to be thankful for. I am struggling with frustration at my practicum placement, but I have a plac... Read more

  • Wonderful Exercise

    10/19/2016 7:10:11 AM, by JULMATT

    Last two days I have walked outside, which I hate to do alone. No one was able to go with me during the day, so I put the leash on my dog and me and him set out. Monday we walked of a mile. Yesterday, we walked an entire mile. Having him at my side and watching him try to chase a leave as ... Read more

  • time to loose this weight and be healthy

    10/19/2016 6:54:11 AM, by DEMONSQUEEN

    its been a long yr , and ive gained a lot of my weight back over 70lbs to be exact, but in this last yr ive also gained meds and therepy so im doing emotionally well and now its time to tackle my weight, i have a new puppy and im really excited about him and im moving in the next month but my greate... Read more

  • Hump Day!

    10/19/2016 6:14:35 AM, by RASPBERRY56

    Have a great one, Sparkies! (Not much to say here other than that.....) 213... Read more

  • 10-18-16

    10/19/2016 2:12:14 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Went up to Hero Headquarters and talked with Jim. Doublechecked on Game of Thrones, volume 5 does not exist. Went to the thrift store. Picked up several books. Now I have to find homes for them. Need to get started on my bedroom, plus all the work on the to-do list. The new vegetables arrive tomorr... Read more

  • Very Very Bad News!!!

    10/19/2016 1:42:54 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I saw the kidney doctor today. And he upped my iron pills twice over, also, I have to take 10 bottles of wenofer (iron drips), which cost RM34 each, which means an extra cost of RM340! My Eprex jab have also increased, from a high of 6 jabs a week to 7! The doctor also warned me that if I were... Read more

  • Day 18 of 30 Day Blog Challenge (Day 175)

    10/19/2016 1:36:29 AM, by SIXLESTER69

    Day 18: Write About Your Favorite Book, Movie, Song, Food, Color, Animal. (Explain each answer.)  Book: Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte. It is a classic love story. A poor orphan boy falls in love with a girl from a wealthy family. She breaks his heart so he becomes rich to prove himself worthy... Read more

  • Negative Self Talk Beat Me Up Today

    10/18/2016 11:57:02 PM, by CALAMITIE

    First of all I slept 9 1/2 hours last night. I think the new pills might work pretty good. I'm also tired again tonight. But since I slept late I almost didn't get to my lunch date with my brothers. Needless to say I was late. Then I stopped at the grocery store in the town we had lunch and too... Read more

  • October 18, 2016 (Tuesday)

    10/18/2016 11:36:44 PM, by WORKOUTWITHPAM

    Still here, but just barely! Continuously plugging and unplugging the computer. It will stay on for a few seconds, and then it clicks OFF. After doing that dozens of times, it stayed on long enough for a message to appear asking me if I wanted to start "Start Up Repair?" I clicked 'YES,' and aft... Read more

  • Working Out

    10/18/2016 11:04:14 PM, by JBD1216

    I signed up for a 30 day free beachbody on demand trial. I follow one of the coaches on IG and signed up for a 3 week challenge she is doing. This is the 9th day of the challenge and my 2nd workout, haha. Even so, I am proud of myself today. It wasn't a perfect day, but I tried hard and I'm happy... Read more

  • 100 days of exercise day 84,85,86 and 87

    10/18/2016 10:32:48 PM, by AMIEMICHELE

    I can't believe I only have 2 weeks left in this challenge. The last few weeks have been crazy. Saturday I rode the bike for 30 minutes. Sunday we went to the football game so I did 10 minutes of stretching. Monday was a very long day at work. i got in 2 15 minute walks while at work and then did 10... Read more

  • Getting it all out

    10/18/2016 10:16:22 PM, by KMW987

    Now I know why I gained so much weight in university.........STRESS. And frustration. And feeling like I can reward myself with food. UGH. This course I'm taking,this chapter I'm on, it's brutal. It's all math stuff and I hate math stuff. I'm trying really hard not to get overwhelmed. I can do... Read more

  • Walking in the Parks

    10/18/2016 10:03:02 PM, by RBCFBC

    Peaches and I met Mari and Emmett and walked in the park yesterday. I had a difficult time so I spent more time sitting at a picnic table than walking. Mari took both dogs for a much longer walk! Although the park is wearing it's Autumn leaves, the temperature was 80 degrees! We plan to m... Read more

  • Duct Tape

    10/18/2016 9:57:04 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Even duct tape can't fix stupid.............. But it can muffle the sound. 40 ... Read more

  • More snow woes

    10/18/2016 9:39:54 PM, by CHRIS3874

    Well its still here sort of. Its supposed to warm up starting tomorrow so we should be OK. Had snow melting and dripping down my back at work not pleasant. GO JAYS GO... Read more

  • Progress

    10/18/2016 9:34:04 PM, by CATFISH_FAN

    I'm moving past ragweed pollen season and getting active again. I had a rough late summer/early fall with hay fever allergies to the max, causing a sinus infection with a touch of walking pneumonia to go along with it. I had to take antibiotics for the third time this year and steroids for the sec... Read more

  • I almost fell into that familiar trap

    10/18/2016 9:20:55 PM, by LADYLUK

    Today i was looking over my bucket list and realized that I am more than likely not going to meet one of my goals. I wanted to lose 50 pounds by 11/12/16. That is 6 months from the day I joined Sparkpeople. I was so upset this morning that I thought about giving up. I had thoughts like..What is the ... Read more

  • Day 2, what's a girl to do?

    10/18/2016 8:17:21 PM, by JENNGLENN527

    So I'm on day two of my challenge, and I'll tell you what I did. I KICKED BUTT TODAY!! I woke up early, started cleaning, took a short walk, then came back and started POWER CLEANING!! After that I took an even longer walk and now im on a break from setting up a bedroom! Whew! I have been one busy g... Read more


    10/18/2016 7:55:26 PM, by SALLYANN441

    I am struggling still. Thought as the stress of DH's illness abated that things would get back to normal and I would be back on track. Not happening. In fact, I am gaining weight now and it is scaring me. I have lost and gained over these past 5 years but always seemed to right myself and never h... Read more

  • Turn up the heat Tuesday

    10/18/2016 7:42:02 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    Yesterday was Move it Monday . Today was turn up the heat Tuesday . Some one must have clued mother nature in on the day because today was very much like a summer day than a fall day . Add a few hot flashes in and I am glistening while I type this blog. I didn't want to walk today but forced... Read more

  • Emotions and resolve

    10/18/2016 7:41:14 PM, by KESIATAH

    I fell off the wagon and gained a couple pounds about a month ago. I stopped tracking meals two weeks ago because I just couldn't keep track of them. Things were hectic at home, so I just did the best I could as far as eating and exercise went. I lost weight both weeks. I was stressed and lost we... Read more

  • Preparing for My Trip! Yay!

    10/18/2016 6:48:02 PM, by BMCC488

    Yesterday I didn't end up getting a whole lot done. The maintenance guy came to fix the main bathroom toilet and take my parents' broken closet door out, put a new lock on our small storage on our porch. We've only been putting empty boxes and our dolly in it so far because we didn't have the key fo... Read more

  • Irrational Fear of Gyms - Day 520

    10/18/2016 5:14:48 PM, by DANNY_LCF

    There, I said it and it's out there... My name is Danny and I have an irrational fear of gyms. Since I admitted yesterday that I slacked this past month and (of course) I gained weight, I've been planning on the strategies to get back in track (so far so good, thank you). These strategi... Read more

  • Tuesday - Create your own luc! 10/18/2016

    10/18/2016 5:14:31 PM, by PLATINUM755

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  • Need Motivation that Works for Me

    10/18/2016 4:52:42 PM, by AUTUMNSONG80

    People say that change cant happen until you really WANT it to happen that until then, youll have some excuse or other. Well then how do I deal with really wanting something and STILL having excuses? I am not a big girl, but Im not exactly at my ideal weight either. Its something I... Read more

  • Before Pictures

    10/18/2016 2:47:07 PM, by THESKINNYFOX

    I wish I had pictures from June, because I'm now down 21 lbs. Here's where I am now though, half way through Oct 2016. Going to keep working at it until I get to a reasonable weight. My first goal is 200, and right now I'm at 238.4 lbs. Gonna keep pushing through!... Read more

  • Feeling motivated

    10/18/2016 1:30:39 PM, by SIMONC1990

    244 I'm feeling pretty excited. Although it's only a few days in, I really think I'm making progress. My only conern is keeping up this mometum that I have going. Ususally by the end of the day I am EXHAUSTED and snacking seems like my only option. but I'm going to try to work hard and stick to m... Read more

  • Starting over

    10/18/2016 1:27:59 PM, by SUZIEDALTON

    Well, the last week or so has been a huge stressor. I have been closing on a new house and getting it ready and it has caused a major downward spiral. I thought I'd let myself relax a little for one day and it turned into a week. Bad idea to relax I guess. I finally got past the stress of it all... Read more

  • Breakfast

    10/18/2016 1:17:23 PM, by MAHATHOMAS

    Hi it is me again. So last 3 weeks I was working on changing habits more than losing weigh. my new life is not about only losing weight is about being healthy. This is a recap of what I did over the last 3 weeks: - drink 68 oz of water daily. - cut back on my drinking . -removing milk and re... Read more

  • Numbers aren't good on some

    10/18/2016 12:14:21 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    A local hospital (even though they're an hour away) had their Wellmobile at our church today and let's just say, some of my numbers are where I want them to be. Here we go: BP : 130/80 Blood Glucose: 84 Total Cholesterol: 234 (in April it was 168 and its suppose to be under 200) HDL: 52 (... Read more

  • History is made.

    10/18/2016 10:48:20 AM, by IAMAGEMLOVER

    'Price Is Right': Three Contestants Make Showcase Showdown History.
    is-right%26%2339%3B%3A.html My Mom watches this show religiously.... Read more

  • Mad at myself

    10/18/2016 10:34:48 AM, by LISHYYM17

    Both kids were acting their worst yesterday. Emma was screaming her head off all day, I mean I did not get a break from the constant crying. Trevor was acting out and not listening at all. Plus he has started to hit people whenever he is mad. That was fun. I was so angry, overwhelmed, and stressed t... Read more

  • Post Vacation Food Bloat

    10/18/2016 10:26:05 AM, by MAYTAGKAT

    Back from Vacation, where I ate PIE ! I had both apple (my favorite!) and blueberry pie's. I allow myself to eat pie on vacation, it is my little treat ! Now, I get to lose the 4 pounds that came with the pie and get back on track to reach my goal. With Thanksgiving, Christmas and new ye... Read more

  • Motivation Returned

    10/18/2016 10:12:53 AM, by JULMATT

    I am not sure what done it, but I can feel the motivation coursing through my veins. I know Im only the second day of the streak, but I can feel my determination to live a healthy lifestyle and that makes me see myself reaching the victory line. It is bright and rewarding and I am going to get ther... Read more

  • Confession...

    10/18/2016 9:59:59 AM, by TERRISTREK

    ..... I binged last night. :( I can't tell you why, it just happened. A donut, m&m's and cake....sigh I'm not going to let it keep me down. I'm getting right back on track. My bubba is sick today so I have to work from home. My work from home ritual is to binge on Taco Bell. I won't let myself ... Read more

  • Introduction to Meditation - any suggestions

    10/18/2016 9:50:43 AM, by PCOH051610

    Hi, My gracious, many thanks to all of you who wrote such encouraging messages on blog from yesterday. A few of you suggested I try meditation so I'm going to give it a try. I admit I'm a bit in the dark about meditation and thought I was just too hyper to meditate. Hugs to all of you... Read more

  • Trying to feel better

    10/18/2016 9:41:44 AM, by DOROTHY58X

    But not always working...... Read more

  • a nice day

    10/18/2016 8:13:16 AM, by MOMMY445

    i have a job interview today, for a full time job. i will try my best. if i get the job, great. if not, that is okay with me. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Today's kick in the Butt

    10/18/2016 7:48:30 AM, by BLUEROSE73

    Back from today's run. It's raining lightly out there. Funny. I always find I run my best in the rain. Today wasn't a best run overall, but it was a good one. Poor Lulu is in the back porch drying off. It's going to be a long day. I leave for work in about a half hour (6:30am) and am go... Read more

  • Smart or Crazy, it's all perceived reality.

    10/18/2016 5:18:17 AM, by WISHFULDREAMING

    I am not going to pretend to completely understand this, but it is definitely fascinating and thought provoking. I was reading about the Quantum experiment that shows that time doesn't exist, and that our perceived reality has endless outcomes unless observed. Here is the link. www.col... Read more

  • 10-17-16

    10/18/2016 1:50:54 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Third Monday of the month, and that means book club. We discussed Leaving Time, with elephants and ghosts. Next month's book is in the back bedroom, but I have to find it. I should look tonight. While I'm doing that, I need to take the book I already have for next year and move it to the next year p... Read more