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  • Stress

    4/10/2015 9:37:54 AM, by JAEMOM

    I have so much stress in my life right now. I can never seem to get my life where I want it. Taking on two extra children, who I know need our he... Read more

  • Diabetic Dog

    4/9/2015 3:53:17 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    I guess I haven't written in awhile. Bella did turn out to be diabetic. 500 do... Read more

  • Helpful info requested on an Elimination Diet?

    3/30/2015 11:53:11 PM, by JENNIW70

    The saying: "Sick and tired of being sick and tired" certainly applies to my struggle with CFS! And there are times where I am just desperate an... Read more

  • Pulling it Together

    3/30/2015 8:15:42 PM, by JPONCIN

    This morning at the gym, I finally weighed in and told myself it was time to get back in gear. I had a good swim after lifting weights, and I did... Read more

  • Stay the same

    3/30/2015 2:05:21 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    This week my new goal is going to WERQ Tuesday and Thursday and lifting right after. Probably need to skip stretching and get right to it. But I... Read more

  • Streak!

    3/25/2015 9:38:05 AM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    I have finally found a weight loss path, yayyyyyy!!! It's been hard to get started. It's not super fast but hey it's progressing and I will take ... Read more

  • Feeling better since trip to the emergency room

    3/22/2015 8:07:26 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Well, I'm doing better since my trip to the emergency room. I saw my doctor the day after the stress test. He said that the emergency room didn't... Read more

  • Here there and everywhere

    3/16/2015 12:43:22 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    FB group is sorta helping. It's kinda sad to see what someone weighing 135-145 lbs eats. Makes me not really want to weigh under 150 if that's h... Read more

  • Spent time in the emergency room

    3/11/2015 9:59:12 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I got to spend some time in the emergency room yesterday afternoon for over 3 hours. I had some signs and symptoms of a heart attack but I didn't... Read more

  • What happened 2 days ago

    3/8/2015 10:48:13 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Friday we were heading to another town north of us and we hit a piece of steel tubing about 2 inch square that was about 4 feet long with a piece... Read more

  • Week 7

    3/4/2015 4:05:20 PM, by BECCAJ98

    Well, no weight been pretty much at a standstill since I started th... Read more

  • Doing good finally

    2/28/2015 11:15:59 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    The fb group has really been helping me stay on track. We photograph all of our food for the day. So that makes a big difference. I don't really ... Read more

  • Update of week 5 & 6

    2/24/2015 4:42:11 PM, by BECCAJ98

    6 weeks down and also 16.2 lbs!! My lost has not been as great as the first few weeks. Part of that is getting used to the new position at work. ... Read more

  • Ash Wednesday

    2/18/2015 10:56:59 AM, by JPONCIN

    Today is usually when I start starving myself in hopes of pulling my crap together. It is a time of sacrifice and reflection. But this year, I'm ... Read more

  • Ready set go

    2/17/2015 1:56:38 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    Well the last week has been kind of a worldwind. I had my shortest job possible at the gym daycare. Way too much stress, not worth it at the mo... Read more

  • Reflection of past few years

    2/13/2015 10:29:07 AM, by BECCAJ98

    I joined Spark People in September of 2010. I would look at the web site once in awhile, but never did much. I had lost about 25 # though. In Ja... Read more

  • Its going to be a long day

    2/11/2015 4:01:12 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Its going to be a long day. Dad's therapy starts at 4:20pm and it was the only time that they had for him this week. So I'm going to be bored. I'... Read more

  • Official 4 week blog

    2/10/2015 10:25:35 AM, by BECCAJ98

    I am really proud of myself. I'm down 14.6#, so of course that's pretty awesome. But even more than that was the miracle that happened while eati... Read more

  • Still not in the mood to exercise

    2/9/2015 3:20:50 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I'm still not in the mood to exercise. I was going to do a workout DVD this morning before dad got but didn't. It isn't because I'm still mournin... Read more

  • Almost end of week 4 and best compliment ever!!!

    2/9/2015 10:33:44 AM, by BECCAJ98

    Almost the end of first 4 weeks, down 13#. Feeling great even tho this past weekend, my boyfriend and I had a bit of cheating. Which in the schem... Read more

  • Treadmill-less week

    2/8/2015 12:03:12 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    Something in me just could not get on the treadmill this week. Maybe because I planned it out too much in my head. Monday, Wednesday, Friday. Fri... Read more

  • Thanks for the thoughts and prayers

    2/7/2015 9:57:24 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Thanks for the thoughts and prayers for my uncle who passed away 5 days ago. It doesn't seem possible that he's gone. Since he died, this week h... Read more

  • Snowed in problem

    2/5/2015 8:33:47 AM, by BECCAJ98

    We got more snow yesterday. After my doctor's appointment, I decided I was staying off the roads until I had to go to work. Which of course meant... Read more

  • Week 3 recap

    2/4/2015 10:25:54 AM, by BECCAJ98

    I'm down 11 pounds total right now, has really slowed down from first 10 days, but I'm ok with that. Best thing about this week was having to mov... Read more

  • Need thoughts and prayers

    2/2/2015 1:28:48 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Please keep me in thoughts and prayers. I got a call from my uncle (my mom's younger brother) who lives half an hour north of me this morning and... Read more

  • Finding rails

    1/31/2015 9:41:53 AM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    I would say the most positive thing that happened this week was sleep. Max slept two night for 9 hours and then the other nights were 7.5-8 hrs. ... Read more

  • The ignorance of people

    1/29/2015 12:47:51 PM, by BECCAJ98

    I don't know why this actually shocks me. I should know by this point in my life that people are built to disappoint. But this morning I was take... Read more

  • I lost another pound

    1/27/2015 9:57:47 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Lost another pound. I was at 220 pounds and now I'm at 219 pounds. The amount of exercises that I did yesterday must of helped. I did a Walk Away... Read more

  • Almost end of week 2

    1/26/2015 4:17:22 PM, by BECCAJ98

    Week 2 ends tomorrow.....I didn't get in any gym time this weekend, nor did I have time today :( Instead, Saturday, my boyfriend and I went hi... Read more

  • Feeling better

    1/25/2015 9:54:07 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I feel much better now. Ate less processed food today and less salt. I had my blue dress and heeled boots on for a while this morning but changed... Read more

  • Any suggestions

    1/24/2015 9:49:38 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Does anyone have suggestions n what to take care of bloat even though TOM is over? I feel bloated even though I haven't had my period since the b... Read more

  • One week down....

    1/21/2015 2:07:01 PM, by BECCAJ98

    Week one of my 12 week challenge is is 6.7# and I'm making enormous strides with my cardio. I'm able to push a little bit more each da... Read more

  • I think that I'm going crazy

    1/17/2015 9:59:05 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    My TOM is driving me crazy ever since Thursday. On Thursday we were at home and it got heavy in the afternoon. Last night it was heavy before I f... Read more

  • Small victories

    1/17/2015 2:13:28 PM, by BECCAJ98

    I signed up for the 12 week challenge at my gym to try to give me an extra boost and finally make this year the one. I have come a long way, but ... Read more

  • Being happy at 200 lbs

    1/16/2015 11:29:05 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    I can't say that I am doing everything possible to not weight 200 lbs. But I am exercising and logging food and I am still 200 lbs. I am not gonn... Read more

  • Still feeling sore from Wednesday but a good kind of sore

    1/16/2015 9:12:30 AM, by AUNTRENEE

    I'm still a little sore from Wednesday but its the good kind of sore. I will be doing my exercises while dad is getting his physical therapy. I'm... Read more

  • Personal Trainer

    1/15/2015 5:03:18 PM, by BECCAJ98

    So, after a year plus of being a member at one of my gyms, I finally got the "Free" session with a personal trainer. He went over a few good exer... Read more

  • Feeling better

    1/14/2015 9:46:06 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Feeling a whole lot better. Did my exercises. Did 10 minutes on the treadmill and stationary bike each and 5 minutes on the elliptical. I did 1 o... Read more

  • Feeling like crud this morning

    1/14/2015 9:04:50 AM, by AUNTRENEE

    Feeling so bloated and sore this morning. Hoping that it doesn't get too bad today with me starting on the treadmills and stationary bikes. I'm o... Read more

  • Some good news

    1/13/2015 11:15:13 AM, by AUNTRENEE

    Got a call from my uncle in Omaha (my late mom's oldest brother) this morning with some great news. If you remember, they found cancer in his rec... Read more

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