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  • 12/12 - 299

    12/12/2017 3:34:02 PM, by ERIC_ANDREW

    12/12 - great looking date, for sure. My gym membership expired today, so I renewed it. I guess that's a small but meaningful "renewal" of ... Read more

  • 6 am or bust

    11/15/2017 7:02:58 AM, by VALKYRIA-

    It’s been difficult getting used to work. The stress has made me want to binge eat / get fast food on the way to and from work. Sitting in a c... Read more

  • Inspired and Tracking

    11/11/2017 7:16:05 AM, by HEALTHYLU1

    Inspired by another Sparker who tracks every day no matter what, I started tracking on Monday. In less than a week's time, I have lost almost 3 p... Read more

  • Its been a while..again

    11/6/2017 1:10:28 PM, by KALBERT4

    I'm happy to report that some good things have stuck with me...I'm down approx. 15-20 lbs. since starting on this site. Slow and Steady wins the ... Read more

  • Losing for Real

    10/17/2017 9:09:00 AM, by WELPATT21

    I decided to stay from SP for a while. I think it did me good. I'm a person who tends to obsess over the small details and miss the big picture. ... Read more

  • *tap tap tap* Is this thing still on?

    10/16/2017 4:11:38 PM, by ERIC_ANDREW

    Hi, it's me. Well, I'm a bit different than when I last posted in 2014. But it's still me. I'm going to give this thing another shot. I've b... Read more

  • Bending but not breaking...

    10/12/2017 3:44:04 PM, by *LISA*KAY*

    Wow, has then ever been a tough year! I got some not so great news about my Dad yesterday and it has thrown me for a loop. He has been battling... Read more

  • Day 1 - take 4

    10/2/2017 2:18:29 PM, by MELPOMENEINME

    Starting over again. I know what works and what doesn't work. I just have to DO it. That's it today. Short and sweet. 😊... Read more

  • 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

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