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I Don't Understand Modern Grocery Stores
5/24/2014 9:51:23 AM,  21 COMMENTS

I know there are a lot more products than there used to be, so the stores have to be bigger. I enjoy the bigger variety of produce, but the packaged...  Read more

NELLJONES

3 compliments
5/21/2014 9:09:52 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Resourceful. Reliable. Trustworthy. Huh I guess I'm competing against a golden retriever. Hey at least I wrote something, first th...  Read more

MKCNEVRDULL

update from CannieLand
5/20/2014 11:22:13 PM,  18 COMMENTS

Hi beautiful, Sparkly people. I've been AWOL for over 30 days but I trust you won't throw me in the Sparkly brig. Knowing you, you will welcome me bac...  Read more

CANNIE50

The exciting alpha-gal...
5/17/2014 3:48:26 AM,  8 COMMENTS

I have been argueing about this before - to give up meat. Just because I think it triggers me, especially pork. I have not managed and had never found...  Read more

MEDDYPEDDY

A NEW ADVENTURE WITH OMNI
5/16/2014 5:27:16 PM,  7 COMMENTS

On this journey of mine, I am discovering all kinds of things. New emotions, new opportunities, new desires. I am learning to see myself & to identify...  Read more

WILDXANGELS

Paying the bills
5/14/2014 12:53:10 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I thought some of you could benefit from me telling you about my weird mental state when it comes to bills. Mostly it works well. When the salary...  Read more

MEDDYPEDDY

A NEW DAY- NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE
5/13/2014 2:59:33 PM,  6 COMMENTS

About 4 years or so ago, I would have never dreamed that I'd be able to lose almost 80 lbs and become a lean, fit person that could run circles around...  Read more

SUNRIZING

so-so
5/13/2014 10:40:16 AM,  0 COMMENTS

My day has been....so-so. Its been a rainy gloomy day and, as usual, I am not caught up on all my work at the office but I am not feeling overwhelmed...  Read more

REDST0NE

Family matters
5/13/2014 1:06:48 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Went to see my cousin yesterday - this Bowen thing I am doing had led to the point tha I needed more information and I thought she might know why my g...  Read more

MEDDYPEDDY

Still 215
5/12/2014 2:12:04 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I finally managed to weigh in today and saw that I still weigh 215. No surprise that I haven't lost any pounds since every time I honestly track my f...  Read more

REDST0NE

The pain of changing
5/11/2014 4:46:33 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I have been meeting this therapeut four times now - one time more and I will be done for this time, canīt afford more hours... It has been great...  Read more

MEDDYPEDDY

Radiant Recovery (?)
5/9/2014 3:21:52 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I kept on failing. Then I read two books called "Your Last Diet' and "Potatoes not Prozac" and it talked about people who are "sugar sensitives". I re...  Read more

REDST0NE

Saved again and summer plans
5/6/2014 1:01:30 AM,  6 COMMENTS

So it is deadline week - I had messed up things so I was looking ahead to this week with real horror - had somehow forgot that 1st of may is a holiday...  Read more

MEDDYPEDDY

Glorious goes to town
5/4/2014 11:57:56 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Daughter and me went shopping - the main reason was getting a charger for her new phone. When we took off the highway to the mall we suddenly heard a...  Read more

MEDDYPEDDY

Embracing change -not!
5/1/2014 2:30:45 AM,  8 COMMENTS

This is some sort of test - I think I will get very few comments on this blog becasue people will not see that I have posted it... as you may un...  Read more

MEDDYPEDDY

April Numbers
4/30/2014 12:23:51 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Fitness minutes Week 1: 164 minutes Week 2: 109 minutes Week 3: 22 minutes Week 4: 81 minutes Week 5: 54 minutes (not including today) ...  Read more

GRANDMA_STATUS

If You Can Dream It You Can Be It?? Really?
4/29/2014 7:24:01 PM,  23 COMMENTS

The slogan is on posters and T-shirts, and I don't get it. I dream of being the Best In Class, standing at the top of a skill surveying all the...  Read more

NELLJONES

Omni rocks!!!
4/28/2014 12:05:50 PM,  11 COMMENTS

I am also a survivor of sexual abuse. I overate to not feel the pain. I went to a counselor a for many years and I told her. I could no longer keep i...  Read more

WILDXANGELS

down 70 pounds!!
4/28/2014 2:56:54 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Since having my baby girl at the end of September I have lost 70lbs!! I weigh 30lbs less than I did when I became pregnant. I am losing it the right...  Read more

KAMSNTY

3 Compliments
4/25/2014 8:25:42 PM,  1 COMMENTS

When it comes to my occupation I am able to keep the big picture and prioritize tasks accordingly. I take care of my special needs kitty so that he'...  Read more

MKCNEVRDULL

Old Clothes
4/23/2014 8:32:25 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Right now I'm kicking myself for gaining weight again, and kicking myself for getting rid of my clothes. I will donate my clothing as I drop weig...  Read more

MKCNEVRDULL

Friends influence
4/22/2014 5:05:00 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I guess it depends which ones. I have a few that will join me for hikes, walks and riding bicycles... when the weather is nice. I also have other fr...  Read more

MKCNEVRDULL

Waking Up Slowly Is Nice, but Not Always Best
4/22/2014 1:54:21 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Ah, I slept really well last night!!! This morning, no headache- so nice, no neck or back ache- very nice! The windows are open so I woke up to the so...  Read more

SUNRIZING

Easter over
4/22/2014 2:01:00 AM,  2 COMMENTS

We have had a fantastic easter - summer weather really, yesterday people was wearing shorts and t-shirts! I changed wheels from winter to summer...  Read more

MEDDYPEDDY

Improvements due to healthier habits
4/21/2014 7:43:18 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I'm drinking more water, which is always good. I'm working on getting to bed earlier. Late workdays aren't helping that much. Stress level is st...  Read more

MKCNEVRDULL

Our selfie-project
4/21/2014 3:36:26 AM,  7 COMMENTS

So we went on that "art tour" and added a little selfie project of our own, taking selfies outside the places we visited... although it was half art p...  Read more

MEDDYPEDDY

3 Good Things
4/20/2014 12:10:23 AM,  0 COMMENTS

1. I was able to meet with a friend and we did yardwork then went out for Pho. 2. Walking on cobblestone streets at night. 3. Talked to a friend o...  Read more

MKCNEVRDULL

Easter coming up
4/18/2014 2:31:45 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Daughter came for easter yesterday - we started with going to a serenity sermon with communion. I have not told my daughter that I go to AA so I wonde...  Read more

MEDDYPEDDY

Here we go...... again!
4/17/2014 9:45:51 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Before you get too excited, this was my photo from 2012! I was so excited. I had lost 38 lbs and worked 6 months PLUS to achieve that! I can...  Read more

RABROWN77

Biggest Supporter
4/17/2014 12:52:36 AM,  3 COMMENTS

That would be you Sparkpeople folks, Thanks....  Read more

MKCNEVRDULL

no fail workout food...
4/15/2014 8:38:56 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Uhhhh havent found a no fail food since that would indicate order and a set routine. both of which arent a reality right now. water is a good one....  Read more

MKCNEVRDULL

LET IT GO OR NOT
4/12/2014 11:38:39 AM,  18 COMMENTS

so happy we have this page,as some of you know me n the mr had lots of problems last year and i had a order for him to stay away,he broke it and now i...  Read more

WILDXANGELS

Floating and sleep
4/11/2014 1:18:00 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I rarely get around to write blogs nowadays – when I am finished with tracking and huddling and all the other things on spark it is time to go to work...  Read more

MEDDYPEDDY

ONE STEP AHEAD
4/8/2014 1:10:46 PM,  15 COMMENTS

I know it isn't about weight. This is embarrassing but also an accomplishment. I wasn't going to share, but I thought I should. In 2007, I stopped ove...  Read more

WILDXANGELS

OA AND ME
4/7/2014 10:31:19 AM,  12 COMMENTS

OA works as these pictures of my physical recovery illustrate. However, the true gift of recovery is not losing over 150 plus lbs, but silencing that...  Read more

WILDXANGELS

BACK TO BASICS
4/7/2014 6:29:57 AM,  15 COMMENTS

I'm slowly killing myself... avoiding everything. Especially Me... I've managed to set some goals to take care of me. Yous know the basic everyday liv...  Read more

WILDXANGELS

PRAYING 4 ME
4/1/2014 4:38:44 AM,  17 COMMENTS

Feel so so like I can't get anything accomplished . I know that with the overeaters anonymous program that they say you first have to admit your power...  Read more

WILDXANGELS

PROGRESS NOT PERFECTION
3/31/2014 2:09:07 PM,  13 COMMENTS

Still in major mouth pain n infection,must go back and go thru bones ground down and or removed and I have been trying to put it off but my blood suga...  Read more

WILDXANGELS

Broken bike and binders
3/29/2014 5:00:47 AM,  9 COMMENTS

Thursday afternoon the steering of my bike got loose and I almost drove in the ditch... since the repairer had been tampereing with it I phoned him an...  Read more

MEDDYPEDDY

I AM ME
3/26/2014 3:29:49 PM,  17 COMMENTS

Once again I have reached the point where standing up for myself in my wants, wishes, beliefs, is where I am at. I won't back down anymore to anyone....  Read more

WILDXANGELS

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