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Week Eight: Healthy Day.
2/19/2014 12:34:31 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Today I did well with my water intake. I drank 6 cups of water and 4 cups of decaffeinated peppermint tea (it’s naturally decaf). I made healt...  Read more

CHARMING_GIRL

Faitgirl.
2/18/2014 8:00:47 PM,  1 COMMENTS

So today I was combo fat/fit girl. I've dubbed myself "faitgirl". ;) I had fast food and ice cream, but I bought healthy, simple food to prep...  Read more

NEW_DAYS

45 seconds of pride
2/18/2014 7:47:11 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Doing the HIIT program pushes you to places where are not sure you can or even want to go. But for me I needed to make some changes not about my weigh...  Read more

NEWTINK

Week Eight: It's a lot of work...
2/18/2014 2:21:49 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Today was an interesting day. A group of swimming buddies wanted to meet and have breakfast before we went to swim classes. The plan was to go...  Read more

CHARMING_GIRL

Week Seven: A Casual Day.
2/16/2014 1:30:41 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Today was a calm day. Much needed. I was able to make some healthy foods for the week, adding more recipes to my Pinterest. I do need to clea...  Read more

CHARMING_GIRL

Week Seven: Day 45 Feeling the Change.
2/15/2014 12:37:15 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I didn’t go to water walking today but I did do exercise. I felt okay but the told of the Mac and Cheese had havoc on my body. I haven’t been...  Read more

CHARMING_GIRL

Week Seven: Stayed within calories but didn't eat well.
2/14/2014 2:36:12 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I took it very easy today. I felt good. My back gave me issues only now and then, so I went to water class. I took it very easy. I made sure...  Read more

CHARMING_GIRL

SUP weigh in
2/13/2014 6:18:25 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Starting weight 1/27/14 268.8 First weigh in 2/5/14 271.2 Second weigh in 2/12/14 266.6 Shape up Pascagoula is a contest that I en...  Read more

NEWTINK

Week Seven: Frustrated.
2/13/2014 1:23:09 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I felt wonderful today. I took it easy in the morning. I felt so positive about how I was feeling. I went to my Chiropractor appointment and...  Read more

CHARMING_GIRL

finding answers ( more rambling )
2/11/2014 6:55:08 AM,  8 COMMENTS

When people speak of my body there are key words that really make me pay attention. The word " Never " really gets my attention especially if there i...  Read more

NEWTINK

Week Seven: Healing, showing progress.
2/11/2014 1:30:24 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Today I went to the chiropractor. We went over my body and its limitations. She said she has noticed that my body is healing because I’m able...  Read more

CHARMING_GIRL

Fatgirl confessions
2/10/2014 6:39:02 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I wasn't going to write today, because today has been a fatgirl day. But if I only write when I'm doing well, that doesn't present a very honest pict...  Read more

NEW_DAYS

Ramblings
2/10/2014 7:22:16 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Back in September I started having skin issues. Periodically hives would just appear. To start with they just look horrible but eventually it becomes...  Read more

NEWTINK

Week Seven: Calm Sunday.
2/10/2014 12:16:53 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Day 9 on my February goals. Goal two is to have a healthy breakfast. I ate Greek yogurt with my home made granola. I did stretching throughout t...  Read more

CHARMING_GIRL

Fatgirl vs Fitgirl
2/9/2014 12:17:17 PM,  1 COMMENTS

It sounds like some kind of weird comic book. :) I read a post on facebook not long ago that suggested thinking of who you want to be and making...  Read more

NEW_DAYS

Simply complicated
2/9/2014 6:17:50 AM,  6 COMMENTS

If I had real pixie dust I would sprinkle it over the world and everyone would be the perfect size and wouldnt have to exercise or worry with calories...  Read more

NEWTINK

Week Six: Connection of food and environment.
2/9/2014 2:27:00 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Day 8 on my February goals. Goal two is to have a healthy breakfast. I ate my banana and peanut butter breakfast wrap. I did stretching througho...  Read more

CHARMING_GIRL

all in an inch
2/8/2014 4:48:28 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Inside of every obese person that looses large amounts of weight is a doubt to whether you can keep off or not. I have taught myself to look past that...  Read more

NEWTINK

Week Six: New Recipes--Well, For Me.
2/8/2014 2:45:59 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Day 7 on my February goals. Goal two is to have a healthy breakfast. I ate my banana and peanut butter breakfast wrap. I did stretching througho...  Read more

CHARMING_GIRL

Happy Borschtmas!
2/6/2014 10:35:53 AM,  1 COMMENTS

So, it's a little late, but Happy Borschtmas! What is Borschtmas? Borschtmas is a Neo-Constructionist holiday that runs every February 1-14 in h...  Read more

MARETIDE

Demon box
2/6/2014 6:59:15 AM,  8 COMMENTS

The other day I was reading a post in one of my teams and this lady was discouraged because she feels she is doing everything she can but the scale is...  Read more

NEWTINK

finding inspiration in little ways
2/3/2014 8:55:27 AM,  5 COMMENTS

So this morning I sat down at work and flipped my calendar to the new month. There I found inspiration in ritual. This is from the 2014 Witches' Calen...  Read more

CRAZYGRAD

One month down
2/2/2014 10:38:55 PM,  3 COMMENTS

One month down! I have successfully worked out at least 60 minutes a day since January 1! I am so proud of myself. I am also really motivated by the c...  Read more

CRAZYGRAD

The not so good first !!!
2/2/2014 6:04:41 AM,  7 COMMENTS

On the first of January I started a new Spark Calendar. I purchased this calendar from sparkpeople.com. It is a motivational calendar where you track...  Read more

NEWTINK

fight for it
1/30/2014 6:07:47 AM,  5 COMMENTS

When my mom was dying the doctor said to me " fight for the best but prepare for the worst" . For me I could not do this then and I can not do it now...  Read more

NEWTINK

Sabotaging Boyfriend!
1/28/2014 10:57:43 AM,  5 COMMENTS

My Manbeast decided to do something cute and sweet this morning. He got up extra early to make us breakfast. He very often does nice things like tha...  Read more

MARETIDE

Coronation of motivation
1/28/2014 6:48:46 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Most would not agree with me when I say I am so lucky to have a homosexual brother. Randy is the best big brother / big sister anyone could hope for....  Read more

NEWTINK

Ending January better
1/24/2014 7:20:24 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Peeking around the corner to check for the all clear before i step out any further. Kinda odd way to start out but it has been a month for me so...  Read more

NEWTINK

Snow Ponies
1/21/2014 11:22:41 PM,  2 COMMENTS

So it is snowing heavily in the Garden State. But my barn has an indoor arena and dammit I rode today! I was the only nut who didn't cancel my less...  Read more

MARETIDE

The Happiest Place on Earth!
1/20/2014 6:38:07 PM,  1 COMMENTS

As my teammates know, I was on vacation in Disney World Jan 6-13th. Yes I had a marvelous time (despite catching a cold mid-week). I also continued...  Read more

MARETIDE

Beautiful
1/12/2014 5:05:19 PM,  11 COMMENTS

You know that you have changed when you can see in yourself what someone else sees or what you want them to see. As a fat body person I didnt know how...  Read more

NEWTINK

Happy Anniversary : 2 years
1/10/2014 5:12:59 PM,  5 COMMENTS

It is said that if you do something over and over eventually you will find success. Today is my two year anniversary with spark people. And that is th...  Read more

NEWTINK

The new feeling
1/7/2014 6:23:42 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I was born under the Cancer sign and that tends to make me more emotional than others. For years I buried feelings and dealt with them in private beca...  Read more

NEWTINK

Unlikely motivator
1/6/2014 8:51:09 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Dear flossy, Who knew that we would become best friends. You take a beating but you are always there for me. You hold my hand and make me believe t...  Read more

NEWTINK

New Days
1/5/2014 8:48:18 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Tomorrow begins my first day at my new job. It really is an incredible transition for me, having worked nights my entire adult life. I'll now be wor...  Read more

NEW_DAYS

The time of the promise
1/5/2014 7:17:34 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Imbolc Candlemas, Groundhogs Day. Its the time of promise, the winter has thrown its thick mantle over the earth covering the promise below. Deep in...  Read more

KIMSOKAY

the difference
1/4/2014 7:12:23 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Over the years there has been many failed attempts at losing weight. In gearing up for the winter challenge we are asked to look back and list reasons...  Read more

NEWTINK

Not looking back
1/3/2014 10:11:47 AM,  4 COMMENTS

With the start of a new year it would be easy to sit here and look back on all the things I did in the last year. Trust me, it was a monumental year....  Read more

CRAZYGRAD

Motivational wall
1/3/2014 9:46:17 AM,  2 COMMENTS

It is my plan in 2014 to strive hard and stay committed to my process. I have some serious issues with loving the body that god gave me especially in...  Read more

NEWTINK

Call to the Hound- The Challenge Begins!
1/1/2014 11:49:48 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Today was day one of the CuChulainn Challenge and we are off to a good start! I am so proud of my team! And I am very grateful to them for joining m...  Read more

MARETIDE

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