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  • Spreading the Spark

    9/25/2017 1:33:57 PM, by *LISA*KAY*

    I saw the dietitian today. She asked me lots of questions, signed me up for a four class diabetes education course and was very excited that I w... Read more

  • Getting Better Every Day

    9/24/2017 2:51:33 PM, by *LISA*KAY*

    I am feeling more myself and have been meaning to come here and update. I have started low carbing and have lost 10 pounds since 9/3. I feel be... Read more

  • Getting things done - wishing more was done

    9/11/2017 7:36:58 AM, by HEALTHYLU1

    I am terribly inconsistent on getting things done. I need to figure out what my plan is to be more consistent. That said, I did well yesterd... Read more

  • Back to Work

    9/5/2017 6:15:33 PM, by HEALTHYLU1

    Today was back to work. I still feel terribly sad about my long-time colleague and friend's sudden retirement, but I managed to get a little done... Read more

  • A bad night and a full day

    9/4/2017 6:51:05 PM, by HEALTHYLU1

    Last night I had trouble sleeping. It could have been the tea I had at 2 or it more likely was because of my friend who is retiring. Today ... Read more

  • It feels good to be back

    9/3/2017 1:02:49 PM, by NEWROSE

    Today I have completed a week of tracking and I must say it feels good to be back in control. I was a little worried about a Labor day type cook ... Read more

  • Ups and Downs

    9/3/2017 11:18:55 AM, by HEALTHYLU1

    Well, I had a binge last night, didn't track all day and ended with a scale loss today. It could be that walking through the farmer's market 3 ti... Read more

  • So far, so good!

    9/1/2017 7:42:51 AM, by HEALTHYLU1

    Good start today. Last night I went to bed at a reasonable time and this morning I am feeling good. Yesterday I tracked all day! Today's ch... Read more

  • Up, Up and Away (I hope!)

    8/31/2017 6:49:59 AM, by HEALTHYLU1

    I recently came back from vacation and had hit a high weight for me. All the time I had been gaining and losing, I knew I had not matched my wors... Read more

  • OOPS!

    8/29/2017 11:00:04 PM, by NEWROSE

    It has been several years since I last tracked so it is slow going for the most part. I am also unfamiliar with the new features of the site. On... Read more

  • 2 weeks

    8/19/2017 8:55:08 AM, by VALKYRIA-

    I'm starting to get the lay of the land at work, and I'm shadowing other developers on my team. I'm still in disbelief that I got this job (so gr... Read more

  • Tough Times

    8/17/2017 2:27:26 PM, by *LISA*KAY*

    I haven't been here in a couple of months because we've had so many difficult things to deal with I have just had no energy to focus on me. I am... Read more

  • First few days

    8/8/2017 6:31:03 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    ...have gone well! I did so much walking yesterday that I couldn't even go to the gym. I was quite tired, but now I'm situated in my new office... Read more

  • How am I going to shake up my exercise routine

    8/8/2017 5:13:01 AM, by PMT530

    There is that word>>>routine. I am in an exercise rut and need an overhaul. I have some ideas and need a professional opinion. I am meeting wi... Read more

  • Graduated!

    8/4/2017 9:43:19 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    Today I finished my boot camp and earned my certificate of software development :) Monday I begin my new job at Chase! For my next feat, I pl... Read more

  • Day 4 - have my starting weight!

    7/27/2017 8:26:11 AM, by VALKYRIA-

    A few days ago my scale wouldn't even weigh me (it's only supposed to go to 400 lb, so I assumed I was 405-410). Welllllll, I had a few great day... Read more

  • How things have changed!

    7/23/2017 2:46:46 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    Sorry I've been gone so long! 1. Mental Health- the Lamictal has been wonderful for me. I feel so much better on it and will continue to take i... Read more

  • Back in the swing of things

    7/20/2017 12:52:22 PM, by HRHTRACEY

    I had gotten pretty close to reaching my fitness goals, but a month ago I started a new medication that made me gain some weight. It's not a ton,... Read more

  • Losing..finally

    7/1/2017 6:05:11 PM, by WELPATT21

    I switched up my diet a little bit. Quite by accident, I started eating less carbohydrate, more protein and fat, and less fruit which cuts the ca... Read more

  • Weight Gain

    6/23/2017 9:54:33 AM, by WELPATT21

    I don't think that I like the ACV regime. I think that it makes me hungry, but that's just another excuse. Trick diets aren't the way to go. But ... Read more

  • Apple Cider Vinegar

    6/17/2017 6:38:30 AM, by WELPATT21

    Yesterday I bought the Organic Apple Cider Vinegar. I took 1 tsp 3x with 1 cup water before meals. Interesting. I feel thinner. I went to the bat... Read more

  • Cocktails amd Cookies

    6/16/2017 6:40:32 AM, by WELPATT21

    I don't know why I decided to go on a binge last evening. I had Strawberry Daquaris and Oreo Cookies. I shouldn't have bought those cookies. The ... Read more

  • Cooler Mornings

    6/7/2017 10:33:59 AM, by WELPATT21

    I took a nice 30 minute walk w/Huey this morning. Found a new route thru the neighborhood. I think that I'll try to get out earlier in the a.m. W... Read more

  • Well....WTH!

    6/3/2017 12:29:10 PM, by MRSDOUGER07

    I swear I’m gluten for punishment. I sabotage myself at every turn. If I could just get past the mental aspect of this, I'd be set! I cannot howe... Read more

  • Just a Sunday

    5/28/2017 1:39:04 PM, by WELPATT21

    I wanted to get discouraged because I'm at a stuck point. But I do get inspiration here. How many people have I heard say the same thing? It happ... Read more

  • Setbacks...

    5/27/2017 8:47:30 AM, by *LISA*KAY*

    Just when I thought things were going in the right direction, my FIL developed an infection and had to return to the hospital for treatment. We'... Read more

  • Getting back to normal-ish

    5/24/2017 11:23:55 AM, by *LISA*KAY*

    The past ten days have been exhausting, stressful and emotionally draining. My hubby's parents both had to go into a care home last week. His m... Read more

  • Cast Off

    5/24/2017 11:17:15 AM, by WELPATT21

    I wondered how much that cast weighed. I blamed it for a weight gain. Isn't that crazy. Well, not really. I has a little weight to ... Read more

  • Bean Salad

    5/23/2017 9:54:04 AM, by WELPATT21

    I loved that Confetti Salad, but I think it made me weigh heavy? Is there really such a thing as that? or am I just wanting to see that 4 oz loss... Read more

  • Repetition

    5/21/2017 8:55:46 AM, by WELPATT21

    I'm doing pretty well after the last restart. All of the small changes are starting to add up to a successful plan. I do not have a problem with ... Read more

  • Quick Update

    5/12/2017 2:56:14 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    Boot camp starts Monday! I'm trying a new medicine, lamictal, for my bipolar. So far so good! Sorry I haven't been blogging much. I'v... Read more

  • Btoken Arm

    5/12/2017 7:23:23 AM, by WELPATT21

    Well, I have a cast on my Left wrist 5/10/17. That changes things, typing with one hand, washing dishes. little cooking. little appetite. I'll se... Read more

  • Re start AGAIN

    5/9/2017 8:53:18 AM, by WELPATT21

    Well, since my last entry I lost 7# and gained it back. Sooo I restarted my page again. Right back where I started a couple of weeks ago. i start... Read more

  • Step Bet

    5/2/2017 1:38:25 PM, by LIVIE1231

    Has anyone tried the Step Bet app? My sister just signed up and tole me about it. I've never tried it but I'm very interested. It's where you pla... Read more

  • Opps..I've done it again!

    4/29/2017 11:11:38 AM, by MRSDOUGER07

    I have been gone for soooo long. YEARS! And guess what? Nothing has changed! Still fat and miserable. I just can't seem to the my mind righ... Read more

  • This is my personal journal from the start of my journey-be warned this is very honest

    4/28/2017 1:40:55 PM, by LIVIE1231

    At the beginning of my journey this year, I decided to write down everything I was experiencing. This was to be a reminder and something to read ... Read more

  • Frankenstein

    4/28/2017 1:17:14 PM, by LIVIE1231

    I've been walking for 3-4 weeks now. It's every morning for 30 minutes and sometimes on my lunch break I'll walk a mile or two. Today, I go and w... Read more

  • Olivia's Workout Playlist

    4/27/2017 1:25:30 PM, by LIVIE1231

    Here are some of the songs I listen to when I'm working out. The Black Eyed Peas- Boom Boom Pow The Black Keys- Howlin' For You Sugarla... Read more

  • Here I go again

    4/26/2017 5:34:14 PM, by CYCLIST123

    I'm sure we all have started this journey many times. It's been a very long time since I put any effort into losing weight, exercising and eating... Read more

  • Walking...

    4/26/2017 12:24:16 PM, by *LISA*KAY*

    Hubby and I have been walking just about everyday for over a month now. He is pre-diabetic and has high blood pressure. His last doctor's appoi... Read more

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