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  • Lucky to be Alive

    11/28/2014 5:42:23 PM, by SAPPHIRESAGE

    In the wee hours of the morning on November 19, 2014, I almost died. More accurately, I'd been almost dying for about 30 hours. And I'd had... Read more

  • Meandering through

    11/24/2014 3:01:48 PM, by STARLTWANDERER

    Its funny how much better I eat when I'm at work because I don't have all the options, I just have what I packed. I overmade my breakfast sandwic... Read more

  • looking back at the day

    11/23/2014 9:41:18 AM, by STARLTWANDERER

    Well, yesterday wasn't the most spectacular of days, I was over calories by a bit, but it was by choice. I went to an amazing lunch with my mom, ... Read more

  • Plodding towards the line

    11/21/2014 10:04:14 AM, by STARLTWANDERER

    Down another pound as of this morning. This is way better than I've done in the past. By the time I hit my physical in January/February, I should... Read more

  • changing the mindset

    11/20/2014 10:20:52 AM, by STARLTWANDERER

    The last couple of days have been physically lazy days, mostly because I've been getting home late, because of meetings or bad weather (one day o... Read more

  • Balance

    11/19/2014 11:19:37 AM, by STARLTWANDERER

    The last couple of days have been good calorie days, and I've been better about getting up and moving around. Water intake has been good. My son,... Read more

  • plodding right along

    11/18/2014 10:49:38 AM, by STARLTWANDERER

    Down another pound, which is good. Less miserable this time around with my food, and I'm figuring out where I need to balance things to make the ... Read more

  • Getting back on track

    11/17/2014 12:19:39 PM, by STARLTWANDERER

    I allowed myself a major cheat weekend this weekend, since I was wedding dress shopping with a friend for her wedding and I'm not big on a bunch ... Read more

  • Bad day, good day?

    11/14/2014 1:37:43 PM, by STARLTWANDERER

    I had a bad calorie day a couple of days ago... but it was totally worth the splurge for the free mcdonalds fries and the smoothie. Having done t... Read more

  • Stage 1 for Thanksgiving : Menu planning

    11/13/2014 9:44:04 PM, by LIVINGDEAD_GIRL

    So sat down last night to hatch out the menu for turkey day, gobble! gobble! So as it goes, the plan is for breakfast to make cinnamon rolls... Read more

  • doing better? I guess?

    11/11/2014 1:55:35 PM, by STARLTWANDERER

    So far, I'm miserable because I'm used to eating whatever I want again. I know. Bad pitfall.... no cookie (oooo cookie). I'm mildly depressed abo... Read more

  • Round #47

    11/10/2014 9:58:32 AM, by STARLTWANDERER

    Ok, so it's not really round 47, but it feels like it. Back on again. The sad part is I did so well the first time I did sparkpeople, but since t... Read more

  • Getting ready for THANKSGIVING!

    11/8/2014 12:28:56 PM, by LIVINGDEAD_GIRL

    That's right! OMG am I crazy?! It's only 2 people! Mom and I, but I am such a budding foodie and I love love love food!!!!! LOVE watching food sh... Read more

  • October 26, 2014

    10/27/2014 12:04:56 AM, by RAVYNELF

    On Monday morning, October 20, I fell and broke my left femur on the underside of the "neck" between the long part of the bone and the ball that ... Read more

  • Sorry For My Absence

    10/26/2014 4:53:05 PM, by LADYJEZEBEL

    I have been going through a lot lately. I have been having troubles with my heart racing for a few years now, and it keeps progressing as time go... Read more

  • My body is a temple.

    10/20/2014 2:28:52 PM, by SYNKYTTEN

    And I should treat is as such. Yesterday I was at a birthday party for my uncle. There was lots of good food there. I tried to eat some pas... Read more

  • Feeling very down in the dumps right now...

    10/15/2014 10:14:21 AM, by SYNKYTTEN

    Just went to see my dr... I feel like I have a list of things wrong with me... So many tests to be done, and have done a bunch already... ... Read more

  • Starting to Feel Better

    10/1/2014 10:36:51 PM, by RAYNE1980

    I have noticed over the past few days that I am starting to feel better in more ways than one. I haven't been hurting as much when I am walking a... Read more

  • The road to competition.. Taking the sign

    10/1/2014 3:51:27 PM, by RAVEN_X13

    I have been talking to my coach a fair bit lately, and last week when I e-mailed him progress pictures, he kindly asked if I would be ok doing a ... Read more

  • Grandmother passed away 2 days ago. Name Ethel Winker

    9/24/2014 5:01:11 PM, by NINJACHIC121988

    My grandmother passed away 2 days ago. I was told the day before that by my sister that the doctors said she may have a week. The next day my sis... Read more

  • Strong for a girl

    9/23/2014 12:00:03 PM, by RAVEN_X13

    Last week, when I was doing my leg workout, I had this phrase said to me. "You're really strong for a girl." Bear in mind, at this particular poi... Read more

  • Dear Everybody - I'm Scared

    9/21/2014 3:13:53 PM, by EUPHRATES

    First of all, for anyone who has sent me PMs or poked me here, thanks! There's no way I can go back and respond, because my sparkmail is packed a... Read more

  • Running update.

    9/20/2014 9:31:50 AM, by SCARLET29

    Over a year since I posted here and a lot has changed. I have now run multiple 5Ks. I have come to the vast conclusion that I am not training h... Read more

  • Why HAES?

    9/17/2014 9:31:45 PM, by JASDOLL

    I was diagnosed with PCOS when I was in my mid 20s, but I had been symptomatic since my teens. My biggest issues were steady weight gain and amen... Read more

  • Health At Every Size

    9/16/2014 10:09:26 PM, by JASDOLL

    I have been working on Health at Every Size for more than a year now. Being on a diet website seems counterintuitive. However, as a friend says, ... Read more

  • Day 52

    9/10/2014 12:32:16 PM, by TRACYTREECE

    I've started a new myyogaonline.com challenge. It is a 21-day challenge that involves doing a yoga video first thing when I wake up. I'm on day... Read more

  • 10K Success

    9/10/2014 4:30:35 AM, by NOBLECABOOSE

    I finished the Fun Run 10K in 1 hour, 12 minutes and 8 seconds. Not a super-great time, but way better than I thought. It was a great day. So m... Read more

  • Day 46

    9/4/2014 10:08:38 PM, by TRACYTREECE

    So. I'm struggling. It seems to be my pattern. I start off strong and determined and I give up when it gets hard. I'm hanging on this time though... Read more

  • Nothing is *really* off topic when your topic is creating a beautiful life

    9/2/2014 3:05:48 PM, by REYAFAE

    Here is the actual blog post with the whole table of contents thing - all li... Read more

  • made it out of surgery

    8/30/2014 8:09:17 PM, by BHENDRICK2

    thursday i had a hernia repair with urostomy repair at the same time i got lucky and was released yesterday evening now for my recovery time i am... Read more

  • Day 40

    8/29/2014 12:02:27 PM, by TRACYTREECE

    Frustrated! I gained a pound. I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong. I really need to take this weekend and plan out my menus and schedule my exer... Read more


    8/28/2014 3:12:59 PM, by REYAFAE

    Yes, yes - I know that Rex Manning Day is in April BUT it was the first thing that I associated when I declared it HAMMOCK DAY in our house. Read more

  • Day 39

    8/28/2014 10:35:50 AM, by TRACYTREECE

    Feeling better today. Had time to do 1/2 hour of yoga this morning. I worked out last night (zumba) and ate 1,208 calories total yesterday. To... Read more

  • Day 38

    8/27/2014 3:24:26 PM, by TRACYTREECE

    School started last week. I was doing pretty good until school started. I'm not sure why this has made it so hard for me, but it has. I have b... Read more

  • Getting to know you... getting to know all about you.

    8/27/2014 1:03:35 PM, by REYAFAE

    youtu.be/4MNANgFCYpk A - Age: 33 (but sometimes I mess up and say I'm already 34 because my guys are - oops) B - Bed s... Read more

  • Day 37

    8/26/2014 11:19:42 AM, by TRACYTREECE

    Trying to keep it together. Trying to figure out HOW to lose weight. I have this fear that if I eat over 900 calories, I won't lose weight. I ... Read more

  • Day 33

    8/22/2014 12:57:22 PM, by TRACYTREECE

    Blah!... Read more

  • Day 32

    8/21/2014 5:36:18 PM, by TRACYTREECE

    This week has been hard. I'm tired and busy and I just really feel like I have no extra energy. I haven't really gone over my calorie allowance... Read more

  • Day 31

    8/20/2014 10:36:28 AM, by TRACYTREECE

    Busy, busy, busy!! School, work, football, DRIVING. Last night I had to go to 5th grade orientation for my daughter. I met her teacher and wor... Read more

  • Day 30

    8/19/2014 10:10:20 AM, by TRACYTREECE

    Thirty days. I've been doing this for 30 days. It seems like a minute. I'm loving how this "weight loss" program has been changing my life. I... Read more

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