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  • Day 25 - Motivation

    8/27/2015 5:05:18 PM, by SISYPHUS_CLIMBS

    What's my motivation for today? Seeing the scale creep ever slowly lower. Waking up refreshed instead of groggy. Feeling that nice soreness in my shoulders that means I had a good workout yesterday. Wearing a shirt I bought but never wore because I didn't like how it show... Read more

  • Seeing a naturopath

    8/27/2015 4:06:36 PM, by MARILYNROBERT

    I've posted this on two of my teams but thought I'd post this here too. I have such a hard time making myself write blogs so it's nice to have this one already written. 20 R and I feel best when we move so sitting in a chair and listening to a naturopath for 4.5 hours, just about slayed us. ... Read more

  • 15 Days Since I Stopped Hiding

    8/27/2015 3:47:09 PM, by JUSTJAIMESIZED

    I haven't written in a while because I've been extremely busy with my classes lately. Five classes is quite a bit for someone who already works full-time, so there are days you won't know I exist. I promise I will definitely keep in mind to pop in more often, however, for those that worry about me. ... Read more

  • Thursday's Thought =)

    8/27/2015 2:43:26 PM, by GAYLE-G-63

    You're never too old... 41 ... Read more

  • NHL/Ovarian

    8/27/2015 2:16:39 PM, by AL-SAKINAH

    I have been part of spark people off and on. This last time I stopped, I found out I had cancer. Not just 1, but 2 types of cancer. Hopefully, I am done with it.... Read more

  • New Week; Day Two

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

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

  • Day One

    8/27/2015 1:41:40 PM, by FLOWERLADY42

    Day One to a hopeful weight loss journey. I have bone on bone arthritis in my knees So to start off my exercise routine I will walk around my neighborhood for 5 minutes daily and increasing my time to 5 minutes every week. I sure in the heck hope I don't lose this motivation for losing weight... Read more

  • I'm not normally one to toot my own horn but....

    8/27/2015 1:25:39 PM, by PORTHOS75

    *toot* Final grades for the semester have officially been posted, and I officially have a 4.0 for the semester! That will bring my overall GPA (from transfer credits) up to a 3.0 so that's awesome as well. For the first time in a long time I feel like my life is coming together (in sp... Read more

  • Hello

    8/27/2015 1:04:26 PM, by SARAELIZABETHC

    So it has been a few months with a lot of things happening. I lost my job in May and It was very difficult to go back out into the job scene, interviews, nervous reactions, just tried my best and kept faith with me in all I did. It took around 12 interviews to land my job!! wohoo yes I am employed w... Read more

  • Sweet Tooth Challenge, Day 2

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

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

  • Thursday's When In Doubt Look at Nature... Quote of the Day 08/27/2015

    8/27/2015 12:07:26 PM, by PLATINUM755

    ...and believe to your core that you can make your healthy goals happen. ... Read more

  • Now is the time!

    8/27/2015 11:36:01 AM, by MSCONFIDENT1

    Today I am so thankful for life! There are so many people out there fighting to survive! This year has changed me so much. I have realized that beauty IS what's on the inside. I have always known this when it came to other people. I never believed this when it came to myself. I know my heart. I k... Read more

  • Having a passionate interest

    8/27/2015 11:07:32 AM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " A passionate interest in what you do is the secret of enjoying life--- whether it is helping old people or children , or making cheese or growing earthworms ." Julia Child We all have a passion for something . Many of us our passionate about many things. Just today setting up my ringtones fo... Read more

  • Running the race

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

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

  • Meet "The Defibrillator"

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

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

  • 3 compliments

    8/27/2015 10:42:45 AM, by CHRISTINA155

    I'm determined to loose weight I don't give up I do a lot of research... Read more

  • Slightly Redesigned Start Page Is Your Chance To Leave Feedback

    8/27/2015 10:34:07 AM, by AUTHENTICALLYME

    Since part of the redesign has moved the Goal Board and Track Other Goals section to the bottom of Step 2, I wanted to let my fellow Sparkers know about this. I happen to use the Goal Board and Track Other Goals section every single day to hone my goals and develop new ones, despite SP thinking... Read more

  • A&W - Today only for a great cause!

    8/27/2015 10:22:46 AM, by KATELIGRATHO

    Today, the A&W restaurants across Canada are donating a dollar from every Teen Burger towards research to help end Multiple Sclerosis. My husband and I have some friends and family who are affected by the disease, so we are quite willing to donate to the cause once a year. Nice thing about their bur... Read more

  • Another busy week!

    8/27/2015 9:43:16 AM, by KBS2344

    It's been another crazy school week.. emergencies popping in from all over the place!! 40 We've been having reallyyyyy long days & I haven't been making the best choices. I ordered pizza for dinner the other night b/c I was just exhausted by the time I got home.. exercise hasn't been getting ... Read more

  • a beautiful day

    8/27/2015 9:03:01 AM, by MOMMY445

    a sunny and nice summer day here today. my daughter and i will be going to the local park in a while. it is something we both enjoy doing. i got to use one of my new exercise dvds the other day and i really like it. i will definitely use it again. i will try a different one later on today. all of th... Read more

  • Day 33

    8/27/2015 8:50:02 AM, by GODRICKIMMY

    Walked into the city centre and back today. Took me an hour and a quarter, plus walking round the shops (which I didn't track). I bought some waterproof trousers for cycling in the rain, so that I don't get quite so soggy. I also tried beetroot juice, which is very healthy, and I loved it. Yummy. So... Read more

  • Did the right thing......

    8/27/2015 8:33:08 AM, by RASPBERRY56 putting the page offline and darkening it............just feels right.......... Read more

  • New mantra

    8/27/2015 8:26:23 AM, by CANDYLYNNBLUE

    Absorb what is useful, discard what is not. Add what is uniquely your own. -Bruce Lee I'm not necessarily a Bruce Lee fan, but I heard this quote and really liked it! I was actually listening to a podcast with Dr. Jade Teta and he used the quote. I am not endorsing his Metabolic Effect thing either... Read more

  • Speaking out

    8/27/2015 8:17:58 AM, by RW1647

    I made a huge decision to go to my manager yesterday and address some major issues at work that have been causing me a lot of stress. I've felt a lot of division in our team and have felt very unsupported and alone... Basically, like I've been doing 2-3 jobs daily and then getting grief because ever... Read more

  • Last post from the Aloha state~

    8/27/2015 5:43:06 AM, by MYAKAYAH

    As much as we both enjoyed the week here it is time to move to destination #2 Sydney! Thank you higher power for the adjustment lol. The SO enjoyed learning Hawaii through my perspective and he loves the Kona coffee. It looks like Perth and Sydney will have fairly good weather, I'm all for a li... Read more

  • Crazy Train

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

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

  • Day 9

    8/27/2015 2:55:55 AM, by WALTSAMA93

    So i have had a pretty good day. i still had some leg pain but luckily it subsided about 4 hours of work. know i want to put in a goals and ideas for my Tackle a Turkey Challenge Starts August 30, 2015 and Ends November 27, 2015 My main goal is to lose 16.25 pounds. my big... Read more

  • August 26, 2015 (Wednesday)

    8/27/2015 2:19:54 AM, by WORKOUTWITHPAM

    Hello Everyone, As far as know, my son's car is doing fine. He is staying with a friend who lives near the school tonight so he doesn't have to make the long drive home. He got here a little earlier than usual last night, so we both got an additional hour or two of sleep. He was so tired t... Read more

  • Facebook Page

    8/27/2015 1:08:45 AM, by BSHAWY89

    Hi guys I just wanted to let you know about a Facebook group I created. It's an open group for people who want to lose weight/get healthy. You can find it at:
    ups/968902083159907/... Read more

  • Day 1: 8/26/15 Daily Funny

    8/27/2015 12:36:34 AM, by BSHAWY89

    Those of you who know me already, know that I like to post two quote pictures each day: one funny, and one serious. And those of you who do not know me now know that I like to post two quote pictures each day: one funny, and one serious. LOL. When I decided to erase all my old blogs I also era... Read more

  • It has been too long

    8/27/2015 12:35:26 AM, by MYSTIQALWOLF

    This time last year I was down to 172 and wow how I felt. Had lost 102 lbs. to that point. I allowed life to get the best of me and throw me off track. I am at 206 right now, was up to 212 but fighting to get back to working towards my goal of a healthier life. I did not lose all progress I had mad... Read more

  • Slogging along

    8/27/2015 12:33:31 AM, by CWILLIAMS600

    so I just updated my "juice "app and I had to put in that today's nutrition was "OK ". – – Not good and not very good. The reason is I've been snacking in the evening eating too much chocolate. Tomorrow night one helping of chocolate sweet only , And then I cannot Mark myself down as "good" on ... Read more

  • thank God my page is here but where are my blogs I just wrote.

    8/27/2015 12:15:00 AM, by MACLOVIAITA

    Can I come back in Spark People? If yes what can I do to be able to be part of spark people. ... Read more

  • Sugar Detox is a bust

    8/27/2015 12:08:55 AM, by JAMIELYNN2098

    I struggled, fought and did it for two days. I quit today, and while that may not sound like a win, in a way it is. When I was detoxing, I literally never felt satisfied which lead to me eating far more. And while the food was low in carbs it lead to me eating MORE fat than usual, and having FAR les... Read more

  • Day 1: 8/26/15

    8/26/2015 11:56:39 PM, by BSHAWY89

    I think it's best to start back at one. Although I'm very disappointed. I know that I've done a lot of messing up this last few days. It took a lot out of me after everything that happened with baby Keith. I think I'm ready to get back on track. I am not sure if I should erase all my other blo... Read more

  • Writing instead of Bingeing

    8/26/2015 11:54:35 PM, by SALAM4545

    Okay, I admit it. I am writing this blog for the sole purpose of stopping myself from walking into the kitchen and not coming out til all the food is gone. I might also mention that I am an emotional eater who is capable of bingeing on anything. ANYTHING. I once ate a 5 pound bag of carrots ..... Read more

  • Day 376 A very sad story.

    8/26/2015 11:22:12 PM, by CALAMITIE

    Tessa is one of my sisters children. She had 3. 2 of them have not made very good choices and have no contact with the family but Tessa seems to think she needs to make up for that. Since both her mom and dad are gone. My other sister is also gone as is one of my brothers. So that only leaves t... Read more

  • Thursday

    8/26/2015 11:17:13 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Have a fun loving and enjoyable day send out love to all hugs... Read more

  • 8/26/15 - Bedtime

    8/26/2015 10:44:15 PM, by GORDON66

    Had a nice on-line "chat" with some friends. My property taxes have been adjusted, so I made an over payment. I'm getting money back! Yippee!!! My friend called me to let me know that my nephew had placed fourth in a nice class at World Championship Horse Show in Louisville. Good for ... Read more

  • Here on SP after a long absence

    8/26/2015 10:27:04 PM, by AVRENIM1

    A lot has happened since I was last here. My daughter is doing great! I have full custody of my 13 year old grandson. Another one, a girl, also 13 is with me. Both are fine children providing me with a lot of love and support. My best friend, my sister, and my mother passed away on May 3rd of this... Read more

  • Today was a bad day

    8/26/2015 10:17:18 PM, by WAXXIEKAXXIE

    I don't want sympathy from anyone. I am just here to journal my feelings. I don't want to hold anything inside so I have to let this out. I'm in tears right now.. I noticed the past couple of days my spouse has been a little short with me. He's been grouchy and in a bad mood. Every time I as... Read more

  • First Day

    8/26/2015 9:44:00 PM, by CAPTAINANN

    This is my first day with Spark Coach Blog. Learning the rules.... Read more

  • BTW- Deer eating my apples too #!*!

    8/26/2015 9:30:47 PM, by MIMULUSBUG

    By the way, I took a break from working on the shed to run an errand in town, when I got back I walked over to our old apple tree to pick some apples & see how ripe they were, and discovered that all the low hanging fruit is gone!!! AND there were like a zillion hoof prints all around the trunk of ... Read more

  • Been enjoying the sunshine & getting things done :-)

    8/26/2015 9:22:52 PM, by MIMULUSBUG

    Since past rains we've had its been great to have more sunny weather to dry things out a bit so we can continue with filling up the open trench from the new solar array to the new 'solar' shed (w/all the batteries & stuff) and to finally be able to stain and weatherize the new shed before fall rains... Read more

  • Checklist Update

    8/26/2015 9:22:07 PM, by ADARKARA

    Did 3/4 of a workout this morning because I started too late and ran out of time (Weds is the day I work in the showroom so I don't have flexibility in my arrival time). Check. Wrote a short AML blog this morning. Short, but it's a start. Check. HAD A REALLY GOOD DAY AT WORK. No Saleslad... Read more

  • Feeling Tired and Worn Down

    8/26/2015 9:20:45 PM, by BMCC488

    Well, I didn't go to the gym today either. I woke up feeling pretty good and more energy than yesterday but within an hour or two, I felt rundown and tired. So I laid down and took a nap. I don't know how long I slept for it though. I felt okay when I got up and contemplated taking a walk outside bu... Read more

  • Don't know what to do yet.

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

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

  • I am from Southwest Virginia

    8/26/2015 8:43:03 PM, by HOKIENCLT

    Yet again, a tragic event has hit southwest Virginia. It seems no one knows where I am from unless there is a shooting. People in Northern Virginia thinks The Commonwealth ends with Front Royal but southwest Virginia is full of hard working, beautiful people. We are the Appalachian region of Vir... Read more

  • it sucks about my foot

    8/26/2015 8:38:49 PM, by FITLADY2016

    my foot still has this pain. It's going to take a lot longer than one more week for it to go away i know that!! it's been there since May i believe. Walking outdoors with my dog is really enjoyable for me especially since i live in a freezing state in the winter with 6 months of winter. I stil... Read more

  • Consistency and Making it Matter!

    8/26/2015 8:21:49 PM, by EIGHTHNOTECHOIR

    Greetings Sparkfans! Eighth Note here. Today is a day of rejoicing. I am getting consistent. I'm proud of myself. I have kept up with my food journal, been on calorie, and done some activity/fitness/working out, every day for 16 days. I think its the LONGEST I have stuck with anything fitness... Read more

  • The best way out

    8/26/2015 8:03:33 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " The best way out is always through. " Robert Frost My daughter had her wisdom teeth out Monday . She was sick on the anesthesia after. She didn't want to be there in pain and sick, I didn't want to have to watch helplessly. We both wanted out of the situation, But first we had to work our way... Read more


    8/26/2015 7:25:21 PM, by GRANDMAFRANNY


  • Week 7 - Mid Week Check In!

    8/26/2015 7:24:52 PM, by TALULAX-

    My weekend / week so far has been busy and I’ve not had time to sit down and update. Sorry about that! This past Friday, G while putting away the big 18 cup water filter he just refilled he bumped some stuff in the fridge and a big mason jar of my homemade heirloom marinara came flying out. I... Read more

  • I am offically moved in

    8/26/2015 7:07:18 PM, by LILBLKDRESS09

    And I am ready to out the focus on my health!... Read more

  • Day 32

    8/26/2015 7:05:11 PM, by GODRICKIMMY

    Another day where it's raining when I exercise in the morning, and then sunny in the afternoon when I'm not. I'd definitely rather get going and exercise in the morning though, so that I can enjoy the rest of my day without thinking that I need to go out and do it, and then being low on energy when ... Read more

  • 30 Days Binge-Free

    8/26/2015 5:25:41 PM, by SUPER_CIARA

    Today I completed my 30-day binge-free streak. I can hardly believe it's been 30 days already and I'm very proud that I have eliminated binging from my life. I have really changed my eating habits over the course of the past month and I think about food differently now. Structured meal times h... Read more

  • Day Two

    8/26/2015 5:01:02 PM, by ICANCOLOR

    So... Day two. I've managed to hold a modified plank for 35 seconds, up from yesterday's 28 seconds, so that's good! Today is my longest day. Class from 8AM to 3PM, then work from 4:45-10:30PM. Plus homework, and I need to get some kind of crafting done or I'm going to go insane. But even through... Read more

  • All things considered...

    8/26/2015 4:34:02 PM, by THEETSYBAY

    I'm doing OK. I'm much more conscious of what I'm eating and when. I've set an alarm to remind me to eat every 2 hours. I'm chewing, chewing, chewing! I went grocery shopping yesterday & bought yogurt, cottage cheese, protein bars, cereal, etc...things that were on the list of "approved" foods.... Read more

  • LIFE

    8/26/2015 4:16:09 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    LIFE is not the way it's supposed to be................. It's the way it is............ The way we COPE with it, Is what makes the difference. The above statements are on my refrigerator door!!!!! Our youngest son has always been a challenge. The last couple of days have been r... Read more

  • LIFE

    8/26/2015 4:15:58 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    LIFE is not the way it's supposed to be................. It's the way it is............ The way we COPE with it, Is what makes the difference. The above statements are on my refrigerator door!!!!! Our youngest son has always been a challenge. The last couple of days have been r... Read more

  • Day 24 - Acceptance

    8/26/2015 3:55:52 PM, by SISYPHUS_CLIMBS

    I accept that every day is a new hill. Every hour is a new challenge. Every minute holds the potential for change. I accept that my food choices are neither good nor bad. I accept that some foods I eat for physical nourishment, and some for emotional nourishment, and that is okay. ... Read more

  • I completed...

    8/26/2015 3:36:20 PM, by SARACARES

    30 days of Turbo Fire! Not sure what that is? It's an at home DVD workout system from a company called Beachbody. They also make workouts you may have heard of, such as P90X and Insanity. I am in LOVE with that company. No, I'm not a coach, and no, I'm not being rewarded or paid in any way for sayin... Read more

  • Mama Mia .... bring on the Chia !!

    8/26/2015 3:34:40 PM, by GLENDABUNNY

    Earlier this month I had started the Small Changes Challenge and was blogging about what I discovered each day. Unfortunately a few days in, a bout of depression postponed my completing the challenge. My last post was about the challenge to find a new favorite food. I had bought a sample of m... Read more

  • Weird Cravings...

    8/26/2015 3:03:22 PM, by BETHUMZ

    All afternoon I've been craving watermelon... big, fat, juicy, dribble-down-your-chin-when-yo
    u-bite-into-it watermelon. 491 4 This is pretty odd for me since I'm not a huge watermelon fan. I mean, I don't dislike it or anything but it makes me pee, so I usually try to avoid it. I'm ... Read more

  • Wednesday's Wisdom =)

    8/26/2015 3:00:16 PM, by GAYLE-G-63

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  • New Week; Day One

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

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

  • Don't You Dare!

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

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

  • Day 25 Results Day 26 insturctions from the 100 Day Weight by Linda

    8/26/2015 12:34:48 PM, by FRANKIEKNIGHT2

    I have to think today not sure what food I want to use. This book is getting a little more intense and involved.... Day 25-- Smaller amounts, less often Instead of avoiding yummy treats such as ice cream or chocolate-chip cookies, plan them into your program. By using the guideline of smaller... Read more

  • Day 1 and a bit of 2

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

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

  • Just for today

    8/26/2015 11:04:27 AM, by HOOSIERJULES

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  • Planned splurges

    8/26/2015 10:55:15 AM, by MEXGAL1

    I find now that I am in maintenance I can plan a splurge and totally enjoy it. This is such a blessing knowing that I can have something I desire and not feel guilty or afraid that it will lead to a full out binge that I have a hard time recovering from. Our neighbor and friend, who's wife has... Read more

  • Some things are getting easier!

    8/26/2015 10:11:13 AM, by KATELIGRATHO

    Some things are getting easier! For instance, it's much easier now to stop eating after I've consumed all the calories that I need for a given day. I need to do more research on certain foods containing nutrients that I'm lacking. For instance, magnesium, folate, potassium, iron. I'm aware of some f... Read more

  • The one thing I love about my body

    8/26/2015 9:45:34 AM, by CHRISTINA155

    I look friendly. I want to look nice so the children at church will bond with me. If they feel safe with me I can teach them about life with Jesus.... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    8/26/2015 8:40:22 AM, by MOMMY445

    another cool summer day here today. the party for all of the kids who took part in the summer reading club is this daughter will definitely be there. she really enjoys reading and so do i. i keep in touch with her dad's side of the family as often as i can. they were a huge help when my... Read more

  • Quick update!

    8/26/2015 5:39:52 AM, by MYAKAYAH

    The SO figured out Hanauma Bay was closed Tuesdays so we pushed it up a day, we'll go early and come back by mid-afternoon. I am picking up my bracelets round 4pm tomorrow and then we'll go have our last dinner here at the Luau. So what did we do since the plan was reversed? The SO played 18 h... Read more

  • Wednesday's Mental Recharge Quote of the Day 08/26/2015

    8/26/2015 4:44:39 AM, by PLATINUM755

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    8/26/2015 4:31:28 AM, by RASPBERRY56

    Had the MOST HUMILIATING CONTACT E V E R! CAN'T TAKE ANY MORE REJECTION! LOSER! LOSER! LOSER! (That's my name - don't wear it out for gawdsakes!) 46... Read more

  • The Perfect Snack

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

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

  • Tuesday?

    8/25/2015 11:51:36 PM, by CARUSO92

    I had to take another look at the calender because it sure felt like a Monday. Managed to stay within my calorie goal and will hit my step goal by the time I go to bed. Here's hoping tomorrow is better summer is almost gone and would like to enjoy the last few days.... Read more

  • 8/25/15 - Bedtime

    8/25/2015 11:43:00 PM, by GORDON66

    I was able to dig deep and finish the 60 minutes on the treadmill. At work, I spoke to a number of customers who rely heavily on my experience. It's nice to know that they trust me so much. I was very happy when I was finished with the wall sits and planks. 198 Sweet dreams everyone... Read more

  • This is not a diet!

    8/25/2015 10:47:35 PM, by HOKIENCLT

    From the beginning of this journey, I have refused to call this a diet. I see it as a lifestyle change. A diet ends. A change in my eating and fitness will not end. I have never been a planner and I now have to plan my meals and make time for fitness. I feel better, not as much pain. I feel a sens... Read more

  • A Drive Awakened

    8/25/2015 10:28:44 PM, by BMCC488

    Last night, shortly after I went to bed, I was woken up by my mom telling me my grandpa (stepdad's father) had called and needed them to go to his house. I didn't see the message until I woke up this morning but around five she text me to let me know that he had had a heart attack. So he had stents ... Read more

  • day 375 Not much

    8/25/2015 10:27:29 PM, by CALAMITIE

    Thank you Koffee. I'll look into that a bit. I got thru the day. A huge part of my guilt is that I was supposed to get those Dept, 56 things out of the garage and I just was such a mess most of June with all the stuff I did for mom and on and on and on. That I just never did it. I knew Te... Read more

  • dumb move

    8/25/2015 10:21:36 PM, by INSANITY77

    my evening got out of control with cookies what triggered the binge? my weight check at the gym I've gained weight - 1 pound to be exact I was upset because I've been working out so hard at the gym and really eating clean I probably shouldn't do weight checks and just gauge... Read more

  • August 25, 2015 (Tuesday)

    8/25/2015 10:04:38 PM, by WORKOUTWITHPAM

    My son did get the rental car returned last night. The rental place was closed so he left the car keys in the drop box. No one called from the rental place today, so I am guessing that he cleaned the car good, (he's messy), and gave it a good vacuuming, and left the keys where he was supposed to l... Read more

  • Non-Scale Victory!

    8/25/2015 10:04:21 PM, by MACCASUPERFREAK

    I had a craptastic day all around today. Instead of wallowing in wine and chocolate, I chose to roast some Brussels sprouts in a little olive oil. While I will be a little over calories today, I am proud that I did not eat or drink my feelings today.... Read more

  • Day One

    8/25/2015 9:25:52 PM, by ICANCOLOR

    It's the first step, right? Deciding to do something. In my case, it's the 100th time I've decided to do this. Each time I tell myself it's different. Each time I tell myself "It's not about losing weight, it's about ____" and each time I seem to fall right back into my old habits. It's hard. I... Read more

  • Possible lupus related blood clot

    8/25/2015 7:16:04 PM, by MISSA526

    well I went to the doctor and of course saw his intern insdtead of him. She deduced the despite npt having a red swollen leg the I had a blood clot. My Dr.. Dr Gosling came in never touched my leg and said sinve I have lupus anf I smoke It's probably a blood clot despite evodence to the contrairy. H... Read more

  • Change is a beautiful thing

    8/25/2015 7:09:16 PM, by WAXXIEKAXXIE

    I read a spark article today about dieting mistakes and how it is better to take things slow and steady. When I saw my first weight loss I got so excited I wanted the rest of the weight to fall off QUICKLY. A couple of times I'd eat less than 400 calories in an entire day, thinking if I avoided foo... Read more


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  • OMG...August 25, 2015 Already?

    8/25/2015 6:32:43 PM, by REALROBIN

    I have been down a road of confusion and misunderstanding. The counselor I was seeing in New Bern (Pat Robbins) nearly convinced me that I was bi-polar. The Physicians Assistant (Barbara Clayson) who wrote my scripts was sure on the very first day we met that I was bi-polar. I disagreed with them an... Read more

  • It's VERY Quiet Here.................

    8/25/2015 5:46:32 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    This is the first morning in four mornings that we didn't get up before 5:30. It felt decadent to lay in bed after 6 fact..........I slept until 8:30!!!!! 102 I thought that I would do whatever I wanted to do today, but that changed about a half hour after waking. Our youn... Read more

  • Recovering from lapses in judgement, and other random musings.....

    8/25/2015 4:49:02 PM, by PORTHOS75

    Well, according to the scale on Sunday, I had gained 7 pounds since mid-way through last week, likely as a result of my crazy, bad decision filled Friday night. Luckily, when I weighed in today, about 5 of that had dissapeared - maybe 5 1/2. Whew. I made sure to hit the gym hard on S... Read more

  • August 25, 2015: So far so good

    8/25/2015 4:44:31 PM, by CMANSFIELD1

    After two weeks on the Ideal Protein Diet I've lost 12 pounds and 1 inch off my chest, waist and hips. But more importantly my blood sugar levels are down within normal ranges. With that kind of encouragement I'm feeling pretty good. Uh... Read more

  • Day 23 - Confidence

    8/25/2015 4:33:58 PM, by SISYPHUS_CLIMBS

    I always feel nervous going to the doctor, particularly I worry that they're going to judge me for my weight gain and hassle me about "just eat less and move more" like I haven't heard that 5 MILLION TIMES! But this time I walked in confidently, and straight-up acknowledged that I've gain... Read more

  • Tuesday's Tickle =)

    8/25/2015 4:18:16 PM, by GAYLE-G-63

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  • Weekends Are Killing Me!!!!!!

    8/25/2015 4:14:43 PM, by PONTIAC709

    So Friday was my birthday and we went to Niagara Falls, that was a big mistake cause pizza it was. Then Sat he made pasta with ribs. O M G, O M G. Well another weekend has gone by and then came Monday. It is so hard to exercise on a Monday when you fell down and went boom on the weekend. I ju... Read more

  • Keto is not a 4-letter word (well, it is, but not that kind)

    8/25/2015 3:42:06 PM, by YMR1221

    Today marks 3 weeks, 4 days on a ketogenic diet. After much research, I have come to believe that the ketogenic diet is the best option for me. Considered to be great for weight loss in obese patients without requiring much exercise, plus known as a mood regulator and good for depression, esp in o... Read more

  • Just love it when a plan comes together .... thanks SP

    8/25/2015 3:26:40 PM, by GLENDABUNNY

    I had almost given up hope that I could ever get my act together enough to lose weight, exercise, get healthier .... all those things that my doctor would encourage me to do and that I already knew in the back of my mind. Especially as a senior citizen, this older body of mine just doesn't want to ... Read more

  • Tuesday's You Are A Masterpiece in Progress 08/25/2015

    8/25/2015 3:04:11 PM, by PLATINUM755

    "What would it be like if you lived each day, each breath, as a work of art in progress? Imagine that you are a masterpiece unfolding, every second of every day, a work of art taking form with every breath."~Thomas Crum (Thank You MELTNSUE for the picture!)... Read more