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  • How To Lose Weight Even When You Feel Hopeless

    8/14/2015 12:56:59 PM, by ~INDYGIRL

    I’ve gotten a lot of SparkMail asking about how I got started on my weight-loss journey and how I’ve come to lose so much weight without surg... Read more

  • it's friday

    8/14/2015 9:26:22 AM, by MOMMY445

    woo hoo! the weekend is here! hurray! i had a great day yesterday. here is to another great day! my daughter had fun with her friends the other d... Read more

  • Stress

    8/14/2015 5:50:01 AM, by BURNETTERULES

    How do you manage stress? I have a hard job. Sometimes I wish it was not so stressful. I love it in many ways and sometimes am afraid I ca... Read more

  • When doctors fail you...

    8/13/2015 3:31:57 PM, by BETHUMZ

    Twenty-five years ago I had knee surgery on my left knee after falling on ice and tearing my PCL and the meniscus. I was told I'd probably develo... Read more

  • it's thursday

    8/13/2015 2:28:42 PM, by MOMMY445

    my good friend is treating me to dinner today. my daughter made me an awesome birthday card. i have been getting early birthday greetings from my... Read more

  • alkaline diet: day 3

    8/12/2015 2:43:19 PM, by PENDULA

    So eating an alkaline diet hasn't been terribly hard so far. I seem to like the system but very challenging for quick food acquisition is vary c... Read more

  • a nice summer day

    8/12/2015 9:38:46 AM, by MOMMY445

    i'm off to a job fair in a short while. my daughter will be spending the day with her two good friends. all of the birds say hi. i have finished ... Read more

  • I came so close to a binge this morning...

    8/11/2015 10:56:43 AM, by BETHUMZ

    Very briefly, I'm taking care of my elderly parents... I'm living with them. I love them but they are extremely frustrating at times. This mornin... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    8/11/2015 10:48:02 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful sunny day here today. my daughter and i will be heading to the library later this afternoon. both of us enjoy going to the library. a... Read more

  • In a Dark Place

    8/10/2015 4:16:52 PM, by DSJB9999

    I have had a really dreadful day eating wise, th... Read more

  • I don't know what I was thinking...

    8/10/2015 9:43:00 AM, by BETHUMZ

    The scale and I have a love/hate relationship. I don't own one. I dread weighing myself. I hated going to WW meetings and having to get weighed i... Read more

  • The Day After...

    8/10/2015 7:48:58 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    If you had a bad day at work, you wouldn't quit your job or take off for a few days at a time. So why do we do that with our healthy plans? At ... Read more

  • Made in the USA

    8/9/2015 8:33:25 PM, by IMAVISION

    189 ... Read more

  • How You Always Have A New Chance At Life

    8/9/2015 1:35:08 PM, by ~INDYGIRL

    No matter where you are or what condition you are in, you have a chance to make healthy changes to better your situation. I say that because I us... Read more

  • Justin to Charleston

    8/9/2015 8:25:34 AM, by BURNETTERULES

    We loaded Justin"s possessions on the back of the truc... Read more

  • it's saturday

    8/8/2015 2:29:03 PM, by MOMMY445

    a day of relaxation for me and my daughter. yesterday,we went to the zoo,just the two of us. it was such a fun day! she wants to do it again befo... Read more

  • Healing Does Not Mean Throwing Your Plan Out

    8/7/2015 10:08:16 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Have you ever been afraid of something knocking you off... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    8/5/2015 1:43:36 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter loved the new outfit i got for her! she is already wearing the top i got for her. she will wear the pants on the first day of school ... Read more

  • Family support

    8/5/2015 4:32:19 AM, by BURNETTERULES

    I live with 2 men at the moment. One is my husband and the other is my son. Both are morbidly obese and say they want to change but how do I enco... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    8/4/2015 8:02:29 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful,sunny summer day! woo hoo! my daughter has her last soccer game tonight and then she is done playing until she is ready to start agai... Read more

  • Change Your Attitude to Change Your Actions

    8/3/2015 4:11:09 PM, by ~INDYGIRL

    I went shopping for some new yoga pants the other day. When I go shopping, I go with my old 460-pound Beth mentality, trying on sizes larger than... Read more

  • August Changes

    8/3/2015 1:53:48 AM, by BURNETTERULES

    My kitty Gandalf died. She was 17 years old and we tried to save her but it was too late. My son is going to Law school. I am worried about ... Read more

  • Marketing

    7/31/2015 9:56:36 PM, by ILOVEMALI

    New Guy and I walked around town today and dropped in to a few doctors' offices and other businesses to say hey, drop off cookies, shake hands, a... Read more

  • Topless Car Wash

    7/31/2015 7:09:52 PM, by GAYLLYNNE

    Oh my!!! Hide the children ... Read more

  • Perspective: Why?

    7/31/2015 1:10:20 PM, by ~INDYGIRL

    One day I woke up and was astonished to find that I had grown to 460 pounds and was using my family as helpers. I didn't do this on purpose. Fr... Read more

  • it's friday

    7/31/2015 8:19:55 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! it is a long weekend here in canada. so i am going to spend more time with my daughter and my good friend. between t... Read more

  • it's thursday

    7/30/2015 9:14:42 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful sunny summer day here today. off to spend time with my daughter. she has a soccer game tonight. all the birds say hi! have a wonderfu... Read more

  • Being Brave

    7/29/2015 8:08:16 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    I can't tell you how many opportunities I've passed up because I've beaten myself down before I've even had a chance to go for the brass ring.... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    7/29/2015 7:58:17 AM, by MOMMY445

    another warm and humid day here today. my daughter and i are keeping cool and well hydrated. got to meet a really nice lady the other night. even... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    7/28/2015 10:32:19 PM, by MOMMY445

    i am finally taking it easy after a really long day. i got to spend some time with my daughter and her soccer team won the game by a score of 5-4... Read more

  • Buddy Up List at the Indy/Noblesville Rally

    7/27/2015 5:12:29 PM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Lucy Crazymama46 Fishers, IN Beth ~indygirl Fishers, IN Tina Hoosiergirlindy India
    napolis, IN Tom McCourtt Dayton, OH Bra... Read more

  • it's monday

    7/27/2015 12:09:34 PM, by MOMMY445

    a very warm and humid day here today. the next few days are going to be the same. my daughter and i are keeping cool and well hydrated. she says ... Read more

  • it's friday

    7/24/2015 10:26:01 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! yay! it will be a very warm and humid one,though. i am prepared and so is my daughter. all of the birds are ok and say hi. i... Read more

  • For a smile :)

    7/23/2015 10:11:28 AM, by GAYLLYNNE

    Just in case you didn't know!!! :)... Read more

  • it's thursday

    7/23/2015 9:40:23 AM, by MOMMY445

    i applied for a few more jobs today. i will continue to do so until i get something. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i fin... Read more

  • Seaweed salad!!!

    7/22/2015 9:48:44 PM, by GAYLLYNNE

    I bought some seaweed salad because both my son and I love it. I also know it's really good for you. Last week I was having real problems w... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    7/22/2015 2:40:58 PM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful summer day here today! my daughter's off to day camp for the afternoon. she really enjoys going there. she met up with two of her fri... Read more

  • Sick kitty

    7/22/2015 7:05:53 AM, by BURNETTERULES

    When we got home from vacation my kitty was sick. Her face was all swollen on one side. We took her to the vet and gave her 14 days of antibiotic... Read more


    7/20/2015 9:01:55 PM, by KALLIE1958AR

    Frank just posted on our team wall ......... Hello my friends and prayer warriors. Thank you for the prayers, comments, and goodies. Y'all have t... Read more

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