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    10/29/2014 5:06:42 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    Not going to eat over today, but I do want to curl up into a ball and stay in bed all day. Sometimes the emotional pain is all consuming enough t... Read more

  • Blood pressure rocketing!

    10/29/2014 2:41:27 AM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    If you have been reading my blogs for a while you know that I developed high blood pressure 15 months ago - and that I thoguh exercise and losing... Read more

  • What Motivates You?

    10/28/2014 5:05:38 PM, by SUNRIZING

    I'm really trying to figure out how to get re-motivated, but its proving to be harder than I realized it would. About 4 years ago I started a won... Read more

  • Tough choices

    10/28/2014 5:05:35 PM, by 51PHATGIRL

    Having trouble today making the choices that are "correct" for where I want my weight to go. Not wanting to have to do the work - want to make t... Read more

  • A Little Help from My Friends

    10/28/2014 11:29:29 AM, by AJDOVER1

    I don't let my homelife spill into my worklife very often. Yesterday was an exception. I mentioned to a co-worker that I'll be out of the office ... Read more


    10/28/2014 2:40:44 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    i have no trigger foods now but years ago i use to,food is not my problem now,my problem is me.... Read more

  • Have to figure this out...

    10/27/2014 1:16:26 AM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    It is really pathetic but two things seems to have stopped me being active on spark. 1) Reached top level of Spark Points. Collecting points... Read more

  • It's been awhile

    10/15/2014 4:21:55 PM, by CANNIE50

    This is a long blog so if you don't know me, feel free to skip it, but I have the urge to reconnect with my Sparkly friends. I have not Sparked f... Read more

  • Erasing games

    10/13/2014 6:40:47 AM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    Since summer I have played a game on my Ipad - "Pearlīs Peril" I did a lot in the beginning as I thought I would reach some sort of end, but afte... Read more

  • Gaining

    10/12/2014 2:56:39 AM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    ... I think I set a new record for gaining weight - four kilos in a week! Although I try not to despair over it, the explanation is that I h... Read more


    10/9/2014 6:28:11 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    Good morning everyone! I have no idea what i am going to post till i begin to write. I woke and am tired, have a long day ahead and won't finish ... Read more


    10/8/2014 1:34:11 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    This october 2014 I celebrated 4 years clean and sober. I was diagnosed with diabetes in october of 2006. My weight at that time was 440 + . When... Read more

  • Voice care

    10/7/2014 2:19:15 AM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    I went to a workshop for singers yesterday. I was relctant because it is hard to drive back to town once I have gotten home in the evening, but a... Read more


    10/6/2014 7:53:35 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    a tough day indeed. The quiet days are the hardest no distractions here. I'm miserably uncomfortable. Excited about the arrival of my daughters n... Read more


    10/6/2014 7:28:27 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    Feeling much better after getting things in perspective and talking with a friend. Whew! I'm having to learn life lessons and take care of things... Read more

  • WWJD???

    10/6/2014 6:00:55 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    Went to the store the other day and left without getting my usual candy bar, cookies or coke. How did I do it? I just imagined that there were tw... Read more


    10/3/2014 2:46:45 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    I've stated before that weight loss is important to me in this program. Let me restate that. Weight loss is a wonderful tool I use. I use it to g... Read more

  • Stand-up comedy

    10/2/2014 12:24:19 AM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    Yesterday I did my fifth stand-up-comedy performance - and my first in a "real" club, which means that it was organised with a headliner, a runn... Read more

  • step four

    10/1/2014 8:12:03 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    Relearning that I don't have room in my life for resentment. Forgiveness is the path to peace. It's just hard to 'let someone get away with such ... Read more


    9/27/2014 7:00:26 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    I just want to kill myself and end this severe unending pain.I am so out of hope and just about ready to completely lose my faith in God and ever... Read more


    9/27/2014 4:09:06 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    morning friends,I have been up all night crying,surely I have lost 5 pounds but I will get weighed and let you know later,looking forward to octo... Read more


    9/26/2014 6:13:00 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    Thank you Lord for given me the strength when I am my weakest. Thank you for your encouragement to believe in myself. Thank you for every blessin... Read more

  • the end of this

    9/26/2014 6:06:52 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    woke up with a migraine and the gut feeling i need to find a new place to live asap,like yesterday,feeling sick and upset on my birthday and wish... Read more


    9/25/2014 10:35:05 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    Dear Heavenly Father, I come to you right now in the name of Jesus Christ ... asking that you save me from my sins ... so I can get to know you -... Read more


    9/25/2014 2:57:51 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    i feel like all i am is just a burden or a hassle. I secretly wish i would die in my sleep tonight. Im tired of being in pain every waking moment... Read more

  • The potato crisp miracle

    9/24/2014 10:53:35 PM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    So I went to the store for vegetables and passed the aisle with potatocrisps. A bag caught my eye "new flavour - chanterelles and sour cream". I ... Read more

  • prayers for my mom

    9/24/2014 9:14:40 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    please continue to pray for my mom,she had severe seizers and was taken by ambelence with blood pressure of only 30 to icu then a regular room,th... Read more

  • Stress

    9/23/2014 11:24:35 PM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    Yesterday I was a good person.... invited this woman who used to run a gym to lunch - she lost her business during summer and is now looking for ... Read more

  • Making and breaking rules

    9/22/2014 10:19:01 PM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    Reading Anne Catherine who describes the thread of selflies that is typical for an addict, although she calls it "breaking rules": 1. Before yo... Read more

  • September 2014

    9/22/2014 3:49:45 PM, by 51PHATGIRL

    Wow - it's 2014 - and not to far from 2015 - just really been way out there!!! Trying to reel myself back in!!! Hoping to get things back inline... Read more

  • Feelings

    9/21/2014 10:41:59 PM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    Drove the daughter with friend to the bus that takes them back to her father and school. This is when I usually overeat, shame and sorrow over th... Read more

  • video blog Video Blog
    Daughter and me!

    9/21/2014 2:51:45 AM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    Performing together...very basic... Read more

  • Fireworks in my brain

    9/21/2014 12:43:57 AM, by MEDDYPEDDY

    I feel bad about suddenly falling into silence for such a long time, since I consider many of you as real friends - and it is nog friendly just t... Read more

  • recommitting step one oa

    9/17/2014 8:09:07 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    Recommitting. Yes I go to meetings, but I realized today I haven't been working my program hard enough. My abstinence is...okay. Could be better.... Read more

  • I feel 10 pounds better

    9/10/2014 1:30:59 PM, by CANNIE50

    I noticed something today, as I was on a trail walk with one of my dogs (the crazy lab puppy ) We were walking up an incline and I r... Read more

  • Day 52

    9/10/2014 12:32:16 PM, by TRACYTREECE

    I've started a new myyogaonline.com challenge. It is a 21-day challenge that involves doing a yoga video first thing when I wake up. I'm on day... Read more

  • Day 46

    9/4/2014 10:08:38 PM, by TRACYTREECE

    So. I'm struggling. It seems to be my pattern. I start off strong and determined and I give up when it gets hard. I'm hanging on this time though... Read more

  • Day 40

    8/29/2014 12:02:27 PM, by TRACYTREECE

    Frustrated! I gained a pound. I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong. I really need to take this weekend and plan out my menus and schedule my exer... Read more

  • Day 39

    8/28/2014 10:35:50 AM, by TRACYTREECE

    Feeling better today. Had time to do 1/2 hour of yoga this morning. I worked out last night (zumba) and ate 1,208 calories total yesterday. To... Read more


    8/28/2014 8:19:44 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    Friends I am home...and I am pathetically sad. I mean I have always felt heartache when I came home from a wonderful vacation, but with me being ... Read more

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