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  • Weight Gain

    11/24/2015 11:55:08 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    I was standing at the kitchen sink this morning measuring out my grapes in one cup segments and beating myself up about my 18 pound weight gain (... Read more

  • It's been such a long time

    11/24/2015 11:07:01 AM, by GAL7288

    Last time I logged in here was back n July, and it feels like a lifetime ago. I refused to let go of SP even when I wasn't committed at all, and ... Read more

  • Have A Blessed Thanksgiving

    11/18/2015 6:58:46 PM, by WAXXIEKAXXIE

    We will be going to my mom's place on Friday, thank goodness it's just a 2-hour drive, we should be there in no time. Unfortunately, hubby has t... Read more

  • The Red T-Shirt

    11/18/2015 2:02:40 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    My staff and I are going to an Administrative Conference in December. There will be adm staff from across the state there and this is the first ... Read more

  • Thanksgiving Poem

    11/17/2015 9:59:17 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    My Thanksgiving Poem to you all--I hope you enjoy it as much as I do: May your stuffing be tasty, May your turkey be plump, May your pot... Read more

  • Farm To Table

    11/16/2015 5:03:35 PM, by WAXXIEKAXXIE

    This was exciting!! On the way home from Monterey we stopped by Pezzini Farms in Castroville, Ca. This guy was walking to his car with an ar... Read more

  • New Beginning

    11/16/2015 11:44:27 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    Well, here I am starting over again. I have been eating like crazy for the past two months and quite frankly am tired of overeating. My clothes... Read more

  • Today I had a moment

    11/15/2015 10:21:49 PM, by WAXXIEKAXXIE

    My total weight loss so far is 97lbs. Today I looked in the mirror and bursted into tears because my eyes still sees 653lbs. I thought by lo... Read more

  • Animals Are Better, I am not.

    11/14/2015 4:50:36 PM, by TALULAX-

    Last week we had a sick Draco, I.C. (the cat) with a cold or allergies, and me slowly growing worse with my sinus infection that moved down to my... Read more

  • Praying For Paris

    11/14/2015 3:56:35 PM, by WAXXIEKAXXIE

    I will never understand why these things happen. Killing innocent people never solves anything. My Family is Praying. Read more

  • Monterey's "Lone Cypress" Stair Challenge. I DID IT!!!!!

    11/13/2015 5:19:22 PM, by WAXXIEKAXXIE

    In a previous blog I talked about how my husband and I enjoyed taking road trips to Monterey. We loved going on the 17-mile drive.. The last tim... Read more

  • Failing...

    11/11/2015 9:59:33 PM, by SLMUELLER83

    I have tried to start a diet and exercise routine again. It is a lot harder to get back up but it should be easy. Married a month and now he is w... Read more

  • Exercise is not a four letter word?

    11/7/2015 8:07:18 PM, by WAXXIEKAXXIE

    Well I think it is and the four letter word is B L A H!!! I used to wonder why skinny people exercised.. I mean, they are already skinny so ... Read more

  • Meds, Being Sick, Doctor Visit / Forming Further Goals

    11/6/2015 2:09:10 PM, by TALULAX-

    Last week was a good one despite me going off my OAB meds and being in a lot of pain from the flares. I managed it as best I could. I realized it... Read more

  • My Someday List

    11/6/2015 3:43:37 AM, by WAXXIEKAXXIE

    I have been thinking about all the things I want to do when I reach my ultimate weight-loss goal. As motivation I thought I'd make a list of what... Read more

  • The Journey

    11/4/2015 1:28:59 AM, by WAXXIEKAXXIE

    Last night my husband and I went on a little night drive, which is something we both enjoy. As we were driving through the country my mind sta... Read more

  • Gratitude Continues

    11/3/2015 10:23:21 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    I have thought a lot about this. I have not had the best of summers--it started with the loss of my dear friend of 48 years. Diabetes got the b... Read more

  • Old Dogs

    11/2/2015 11:55:20 AM, by TALULAX-

    I may have possibly mentioned this is blogs before, but for those just tuning in here is a quick run down: I have a dog named Draco that is almos... Read more

  • The Rough Times

    11/2/2015 1:37:28 AM, by WAXXIEKAXXIE

    I find that I struggle the hardest when I am going through emotional things, especially with family. When my emotions are in tact I am at my st... Read more

  • November the Month of Gratitude

    11/1/2015 11:45:50 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    One of my spark buddies always posts things he is grateful for and encouraged us to do same. So I started thinking--instead of complaining, grip... Read more

  • Weigh Day (Mixed Emotions)

    10/31/2015 12:21:17 AM, by WAXXIEKAXXIE

    Today I was weighed and I lost another 14lbs. I am grateful but not as excited as I probably should be because lately I have been going thro... Read more

  • What a Wonderful Weekend

    10/27/2015 2:18:43 AM, by WAXXIEKAXXIE

    Over the weekend my husband and I took a road trip to visit my family.. I was missing my mom and my sister so badly that I just had to see them. ... Read more

  • Week 15 Rap Up & Week 16 Start

    10/26/2015 3:59:54 PM, by TALULAX-

    Friday was spent running errands getting ready to carve pumpkins. Michele came along because she had the day off plus she was joining G and I for... Read more

  • Im Baaack!!

    10/22/2015 4:45:06 PM, by STALANDA

    Hello, I have returned to start fresh again. It is true to say you cannot diet and make it last. It has to be a permanent change. I have learned ... Read more

  • Workouts

    10/20/2015 8:36:36 PM, by TAMOCOOL12

    Ive been trying to workout 3 out of 5 days a week but have been unsuccessful! My workout peeps go at 5am and I have chosen to sleep! I'm hoping t... Read more

  • Week 14 End & Week 15 Start (w/pics)

    10/18/2015 4:50:59 PM, by TALULAX-

    Friday G and I spent the day running errands. I had an appointment at the dentist for a cleaning. All went well there. I passed with stellar colo... Read more

  • Success Story

    10/15/2015 2:46:48 PM, by NFSISTER

    I am determined to be a success story with my weight. I got depressed dealing with infertility and needing to realign my dreams, but I will not ... Read more

  • Week 14 - The Big Update Blog!

    10/15/2015 1:40:17 PM, by TALULAX-

    There is so much to catch up on. Lots have been happening here! Last week I didnít manage to get any work outs in and my eating went rea... Read more

  • Holiday Horror

    10/13/2015 6:53:15 PM, by WAXXIEKAXXIE

    Ok, maybe I should not be so dramatic by saying "Holiday Horror" lol. The fact is this, I am on this journey of healing and wellness, both ... Read more

  • hello there

    10/13/2015 4:38:45 PM, by SARAELIZABETHC

    I want to say hello to just see really who would say it back, I struggle with self confidence yet others don't see it because it is hidden. I try... Read more

  • Tooth ache and removal

    10/10/2015 2:44:42 PM, by PANDAJOY

    Okay been having trouble with an abcess under my crown so finally got that taken care of Thursday. Tracking was easy Thursday. I slept most of it... Read more

  • New Month, New Motivation

    10/6/2015 5:21:47 AM, by JLO863

    Well, .... It's been a couple of weeks, but I'm still being active. I've been getting in my last few bike rides before it gets too chilly outsid... Read more

  • Week 13 - Happy October!

    10/5/2015 7:04:58 PM, by TALULAX-

    Going into week 13 I am feeling great emotional w... Read more

  • Body imagined

    10/4/2015 8:15:40 AM, by STR8NOCHASER7

    I love my stature, lips, and voluptuous frame.... Read more

  • I'm Back

    10/3/2015 9:27:44 AM, by ERABEL

    Still not where I want to be, but I will get there. I had to have some vein surgery in July and my recovery took longer than I anticipated. I am ... Read more

  • A trip down memory lane ...

    10/3/2015 9:07:37 AM, by LINDAANNB1

    As I am browsing through SP this morning, I decide to check on my page and realized I have been a member of sp since November 2008 ! That is 7 ye... Read more

  • Monterey's "Lone Cypress" Stair Challenge.

    10/2/2015 11:10:45 PM, by WAXXIEKAXXIE

    Next month on Nov 11,2015 my husband and I will be celebrating our 4th Wedding Anniversary. For awhile we loved taking road trips to Monterey to ... Read more

  • Week 12 - Wrap Up!

    10/2/2015 12:08:55 PM, by TALULAX-

    I ushered in the new week stepping on the scale to a weight gain. I can see that as last week was brutal for me dealing with extreme exhaus... Read more

  • Today is Weigh-in Day

    10/1/2015 8:21:45 PM, by WAXXIEKAXXIE

    First let me say this.. During the month of September I've had my struggles and there were days that I felt totally discouraged. I have ... Read more

  • Why Do We Make It So Hard

    9/30/2015 5:36:00 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    I have struggled all summer with this weight thing. I have gained and lost the same 10 pounds. Don't get me wrong--I am truly grateful that I l... Read more

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