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GDBEAR65 SparkPoints: (2,095)
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1/4/14 8:08 A

haven't checked, but I definitely ate too many sweets emoticon

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GDANE3 SparkPoints: (137,923)
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Posts: 10,257
1/4/14 6:17 A


STEELER71 Posts: 8,043
1/4/14 5:11 A

I maintained.

ROXYCARIN SparkPoints: (61,280)
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Posts: 2,641
1/4/14 2:27 A


LADYCJM SparkPoints: (52,734)
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Posts: 2,242
1/4/14 1:05 A

Congratulations to everyone who lost or maintained as planned! It's really hard this time of the year to be successful at eating healthy and maintaining a work out schedule.

For those who weren't so successful it sounds like everyone is getting back on track! Which is what is really important. Not letting a small weight gain get us completely derailed. In the past if I had gained I would just give up. I'm really glad to hear all of the positive attitudes out there!

ROYALBLUE100 SparkPoints: (2,104)
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Posts: 12
1/3/14 11:47 P


TACDGB Posts: 6,136
1/3/14 11:19 P

I lost 1 1/2 lbs.

LAURA5979 SparkPoints: (84,153)
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Posts: 2,059
1/3/14 9:06 P

gained a little

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WALNUTT1961 SparkPoints: (88,303)
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Posts: 1,234
1/3/14 9:01 P

Gained 1.5 lbs. Not too bad. I am working hard to get it back off!

ELLELARS08 Posts: 404
1/3/14 8:12 P


MNOT2THICK Posts: 10,773
1/3/14 7:38 P

a little gain. Working on losing in soon.

T from NYC.

God created us out of love,on purpose for a purpose."

1/3/14 7:24 P

Lost! I'm actually surprised that I did as well as I did. I started exercising and trying to eat better in December and I almost didn't start because I thought it would be a lost cause I convinced myself that this has to be a lifestyle change and I'm going to have to learn how to handle the holidays. I did well and I'm so happy!


MARYLIZ54120 Posts: 365
1/3/14 6:55 P

Lost. First time EVER! emoticon

1/3/14 6:51 P

I lost 4 over the holidays! emoticon

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PENNYSAVER2 SparkPoints: (107,471)
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Posts: 5,849
1/3/14 5:04 P


I CAN do this ONE day at a time.
1/3/14 3:51 P


1/3/14 3:49 P

gained emoticon

1/3/14 3:44 P

I maintained. I'm stuck on a plateau but at least I didn't overindulge during the holidays.

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MIAMI_LILLY SparkPoints: (133,711)
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1/3/14 3:34 P

I thought I gained. I was scared to death to get on the scale. Faced the music this morning, and found I didn't gain at all. I maintained.

SPARKLEYSHINE SparkPoints: (29,667)
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Posts: 732
1/3/14 3:32 P

I gained. Made to many excuses and ate out too often. Time to start tracking and lose the rest for good!

DOWN135 Posts: 721
1/3/14 1:29 P

Gained a little but not as much as I thought... but even that was too much in my book!

SHERRYDM Posts: 60
1/3/14 12:49 P

i maintained- which met my goal for this time of year

MCCC75 SparkPoints: (25,022)
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Posts: 1,181
1/3/14 9:49 A

Lost 14 pounds over the holidays (Nov 26 - Jan 1)!

"Nobody can go back and start a new beginning but anyone can start today and make a new ending." ~ Maria Robinson
ERICREH Posts: 3,487
1/3/14 9:43 A

I'm afraid to get on the scale. I think I gained.

JAMIRBLAZE Posts: 1,318
1/3/14 9:39 A

I kept up mostly with my exercise, but my eating was a little more than I would have liked as I spent a week and a half out of my normal environment. I'm showing a small bounce since right before Christmas, but I've maintained overall since Halloween which is really all I was trying to do as I'm very close to goal. I've already have lost a chunk of the bounce, so I suspect that a good part of it was due to eating more processed foods and more sodium than I'm used to.

KKKAREN Posts: 12,223
1/3/14 8:34 A

I was on vacation unable to track and no say as to what I ate. I only gained 3 lbs and have lost it back already.

CANADIANFROG09 Posts: 1,994
1/3/14 6:30 A


Ane Marie
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CARRIELYN56 Posts: 2,260
1/3/14 6:17 A

maintained step at a time....
FAITHP44 Posts: 5,465
1/3/14 6:12 A

When I got back from my sister's family it looked as if I'd put on 3lb, but that soon came off again. I'm not attempting to lose at present as I plateaued for so long I thought my metabolism might need a boost - but I'm still trying to be a bit sensible!! I'm starting back in seriously after my Israel holiday at the end of January.

I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until it is finally finished on the day when Christ Jesus returns.
Philippians 1:6
TENNISJIM Posts: 11,750
1/3/14 5:49 A


FITWITHIN Posts: 21,969
1/3/14 5:45 A

I gained 2 pounds and lost one of them already.

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LADYCJM SparkPoints: (52,734)
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1/3/14 12:29 A

Wow, I'm really impressed. Most of us managed to maintain, a few of us lost and a few of us learned what we need to work on for next year.

It's such a great feeling to know we can we can work our healthy lifestyle all year long.

JANIEWWJD SparkPoints: (326,550)
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1/2/14 11:59 P

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I actually lost weight during the holidays.

Janie Garcia Moreno




RUBENB2003 Posts: 14,025
1/2/14 11:39 P

Maintained :)

AIDEN487 SparkPoints: (14,647)
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1/2/14 10:53 P

in end lose

LOLA_LALA Posts: 659
1/2/14 10:39 P


That's a really major achievement!!

Maintained here, too. I planned for my few "blow-outs" :)

AKACATE Posts: 903
1/2/14 10:36 P

I maintained, I maintained! Honestly, I think this is the first time EVER! WAHOO!

CAMEOSUN SparkPoints: (86,171)
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1/2/14 6:43 P


~ Do what good you can, and go in peace ~

JBALDWIN29 Posts: 5,107
1/2/14 6:41 P

I managed to maintain so I am happy.

JEFFGIRL Posts: 8,164
1/2/14 6:41 P

Stayed same.

MYAKAYAH Posts: 9,240
1/2/14 6:40 P

During the holidays I lost 4 pounds since I ate smaller portions and eliminated a lot of processed foods and ate very little sweets and high calorie food. I also did a lot of activity and cardio videos along with my strength training so that helped me considerably~

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RUTHDEN1 SparkPoints: (116,496)
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1/2/14 6:39 P


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PFARRAR65 SparkPoints: (37,141)
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Posts: 1,156
1/2/14 6:36 P


AZULVIOLETA6 SparkPoints: (66,733)
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Posts: 3,293
1/2/14 6:09 P

Maintained....well, lost a tiny bit, but I am back at the same old set-point.

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QUILTANDKNIT SparkPoints: (97,405)
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1/2/14 5:21 P

I gained.

PENUMBRA52 Posts: 1,555
1/2/14 5:03 P


Do or do not. There is no try. YODA
MOM2ACAT SparkPoints: (190,535)
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1/2/14 5:02 P

I stayed within my goal weight range.

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SIMPLYME80 Posts: 406
1/2/14 4:57 P

Maintained. Gained or lost nothing.

Highest weight-340+
Started Spark-255 lbs
Mini goal-200 lbs
Goal- around 160 lbs
LEC358 SparkPoints: (11,135)
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1/2/14 2:54 P


I might have gained a pound or 2...still letting my body recover a bit from the drinking holiday that was NYE. My big goal was not to go back over 160 and I think that's accomplished!

LADYCJM SparkPoints: (52,734)
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1/2/14 2:21 P

My goal for the holidays was to maintain my weight, eat healthy while still enjoying some treats and to keep up with my exercise.

I'm quite happy to say that I actually managed to do this! Whoopie!!!!!!! I think this is the first year that I was able to enjoy without overindulging, without gaining weight and without hating myself the next day.

How did you do?

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