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  • Small steps...

    1/19/2017 7:05:48 PM, by BREMCC413

    I knew this wasn't going to be easy. I've managed to gain nearly 100 pounds in 10 years, still find that number hard to believe, but I don't want... Read more

  • Never Give Up!

    1/19/2017 8:48:16 AM, by OXYGEN9

    Today, I let another person's negativity get me down - but only temporarily. I was in such a bad mood that I contemplated buying chocolate cake o... Read more

  • Happy Wednesday!

    1/18/2017 5:16:57 PM, by VELVETUNICORN

    I'm feeling much better today. Once I unpacked yesterday's anxiety, I was able to figure out that the wedding finances were stressing me out beca... Read more

  • 3 Day Weekend Getaway With Friends

    1/18/2017 3:12:57 PM, by SOMETIMEISNOW

    This weekend I have a 3 day weekend getaway with 8 other friends and am not sure how much I will be able to stick to healthy things. It's not tha... Read more

  • Blue Tuesday?

    1/17/2017 2:41:48 PM, by VELVETUNICORN

    Last night, my fiance and I checked out a wedding venue and we both liked it. It's newly renovated, close to everything and affordable. We went b... Read more

  • What blue monday?

    1/16/2017 3:56:19 PM, by VELVETUNICORN

    It's meant to be the most depressing day of the year today. A sentiment I would totally get behind if it wasn't a balmy -10C today. After last we... Read more

  • New Challenges

    1/16/2017 3:42:35 PM, by SOMETIMEISNOW

    I had quit smoking in November 2015 and had gained 30 lbs over the course of 6 months. I felt trapped in my own body so this past October I start... Read more

  • As Life goes on

    1/16/2017 12:02:56 PM, by K8TERTOTS

    The challenge for me has always been how to incorporate healthy living long term without either abandoning it eventually or becoming so obsessed... Read more

  • Scrubbing away

    1/15/2017 11:51:41 AM, by DMGUMAER

    The only good thing about messy clods is having to scrub the whole house. It will also help get rid of the germs since it seems like the sniffles... Read more

  • 1/15/17 - first week

    1/15/2017 9:00:25 AM, by DIAMONDTEAR

    down 1.5 inches in the past 7 days. IF I continue to do 1.5-2 inches EVERY week, I can hit my goal of at LEAST 10 inches lost by March 4th.... cu... Read more

  • 1/14/17

    1/14/2017 9:34:48 PM, by DIAMONDTEAR

    I did a hypnosis video on Youtube to control appetite/lose weight..... I feel disgusted looking at our food selection. I wanna munch but whe... Read more

  • Benefits of tracking

    1/13/2017 8:24:11 PM, by DMGUMAER

    Today I tracked about 5 minutes ago. I'm sure I missed something and I realized how much you stick with your goal when you track. I went over way... Read more

  • Week 2 Weigh in

    1/13/2017 8:36:55 AM, by KAYKOLARIK

    Starting weight- 297.4 1/6 weigh in- 293.2 1/13 weigh in- 289.6 Differerence- 3.6 Total- 7.8 Good to see the 280s- it's been far too long. I wa... Read more

  • Tingles

    1/12/2017 9:40:51 AM, by DMGUMAER

    I regularly have high BP... I take medications but have noticed lately (after gaining 6lbs) that it was jumping and my arms are tingly after slee... Read more

  • 1/11/17

    1/11/2017 10:00:31 PM, by DIAMONDTEAR

    Random exercises from 2-6am. May have overdone calves. Feeling the pain now xD then went and cleaned a house for 2.5 hrs (cleaning and reorganizi... Read more

  • Tracking and measuring

    1/10/2017 8:17:56 PM, by DMGUMAER

    Does anyone else dread measuring and tracking??? I dread it. I know for myself that this is a sure way for me to lose weight. PORTION CONTROL... ... Read more

  • 1/10/17

    1/10/2017 1:49:13 PM, by DIAMONDTEAR

    Until I find a job, likely helping my friend clean a house for 2.5hrs once each week. (roughly getting $50 each time) so I'm not concerned about ... Read more

  • Back After Baby

    1/10/2017 12:51:12 AM, by TAYLORLANEY3

    It's time to get back into the groove again! I just had sweet baby #2 and I'm ready to get moving! I don't have doc's approval just yet, but bein... Read more

  • You are the Key

    1/9/2017 10:38:19 PM, by COOLBEAR90

    I've invested in a couple books. My journey is one of more than just weight-loss. It is about me. Truly, to create change we need to change. ... Read more

  • Happy New Year (Jan/8/17)

    1/8/2017 10:24:51 PM, by DIAMONDTEAR

    Got let go from my job for stupid reasons again (you smell like cat.... i....dont have animals though?.........oh...well we have a complaint a xx... Read more

  • First weekend has come and gone....

    1/8/2017 9:36:16 PM, by KAYKOLARIK

    And I did well! I ate within my calorie goals all weekend even with a lil splurging. Friday night is hang out night in our neighborhood. I stil... Read more

  • Success requires planning

    1/7/2017 1:41:50 PM, by COOLBEAR90

    The results you are looking for entirely depend on the effort you put in. End of story. There are always going to be struggles, always going to... Read more

  • January 7th 2017

    1/7/2017 2:49:50 AM, by OXYGEN9

    The temperatures have dropped here to -13 Celsius, I'm always cold anyway so I can't wait for this winter to be over. I've been doing lots of hom... Read more

  • Small Goals to Reach Big Goals

    1/6/2017 10:48:30 PM, by COOLBEAR90

    Aiming for your full goal can be overwhelming to say the least. I've broken my big goals into little goals. Loosing 23 pounds sounds like a... Read more

  • Friday check in: PUMPED!

    1/6/2017 3:37:35 PM, by VELVETUNICORN

    Yesterday, I posted a +1 lb gain in the Limes team and I was not happy about it because I have been focused this week but you need more than a co... Read more

  • Snow and progress

    1/6/2017 10:39:14 AM, by RACHCOX

    It snowed last night. Just 2-3 inches but in Oklahoma people freak out like it is a blizzard. I wasn't able to walk because my hubby would rather... Read more

  • First weigh in of 2017

    1/6/2017 8:13:05 AM, by KAYKOLARIK

    Today was my first weigh in- I am pleased with my results. I know it tends to fall off faster in the first month or so so I know it's not realist... Read more

  • 3 days in

    1/4/2017 3:43:22 PM, by KAYKOLARIK

    3 days in and I've kept my eating in check. Under my caloric goal every day. May not seem like a feat to many but for me 3 days in is a lot furth... Read more

  • Cold early morning walk.

    1/4/2017 11:25:09 AM, by RACHCOX

    So today I got back on the trail. Walking a couple miles in the morning clears my head. Today it was a cold 21 degrees so I am not sure if the ti... Read more

  • New Year - another new start

    1/3/2017 7:15:44 PM, by YOGASPIN

    It's funny how a new year starting can fill you with so much hope and motivation that this... THIS is the year things will get done. The long lis... Read more

  • Hello 2017!

    1/3/2017 4:53:01 PM, by VELVETUNICORN

    It's my first day back at work today and as slow moving as I am, I'm grateful to be back in a routine. I find it much easier to make good food ch... Read more

  • Day 1850- Happy New Year!

    1/3/2017 2:08:11 PM, by BOBCATGIRL76

    Hi Everyone! I hope you all had happy holidays and enjoyed celebrating the New Year. If you remember, last year started with a bang for me, ... Read more

  • I'm baaaaack!

    1/2/2017 8:30:10 PM, by KAYKOLARIK

    And unfortunately at my highest weight ever! Last time I Started my journey I began it at 264... this time 297.4. I feel a wide range of emotions... Read more

  • Day 1: A new year and a new me!

    1/2/2017 7:20:14 PM, by AMDACRA

    Here I am making another new year's resolution...but I'm determined to keep this one! 2016 didn't bring me everything I wanted but, then a... Read more

  • OH how I love baaaaacon......

    1/2/2017 4:22:20 PM, by RACHCOX

    I LOVE bacon! now it is out there....it isn't a secret, has never been really. I could eat it 3 times a day and mixed in to almost anything. I s... Read more

  • This weeks goals: 1/2/2017

    1/2/2017 6:49:47 AM, by ANGELDELINKWENT

    Weigh in on Saturday Remember to take garbage recycl... Read more

  • 2016 Ends

    12/31/2016 10:57:16 PM, by OBIONE686

    2016 marks a couple of noted points. One is that I lost weight for the first time since my wedding. I lost about 30 pounds. I went from a h... Read more

  • Saying goodbye to some old friends.....

    12/31/2016 12:59:40 AM, by RACHCOX

    This has been a long time coming. I know i have said it many...many times before but....we can't see each other anymore. Sugar....sa... Read more

  • Christmas Blues

    12/30/2016 7:27:27 AM, by SOULSINGINSISTA

    We flew 700 miles to my in-laws for Christmas break. I'm diabetic, and try to watch what I eat. They do not. We've eaten out more in these two we... Read more

  • Using failures as motivation!

    12/29/2016 9:20:18 PM, by COOLBEAR90

    I'm proud of myself for loosing my baby weight and keeping it off since Liam was born. I'm dissapointed in myself that I allowed myself to sett... Read more

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