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  • Wow It's Been a Long Time!

    6/24/2017 9:29:37 PM, by JEANNIEV8

    It's been a number of years since I've posted anything here and I wish I still looked like me in my profile picture. So many changes. I think it'... Read more

  • MIA & Upcoming Events

    6/14/2017 9:00:03 AM, by LISA_C

    My last place was 6 months ago. So much for staying consistent. Oh well, better late than never. School has gotten easier these last coupl... 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

  • Whoa!

    4/26/2017 8:40:09 AM, by VALKYRIA-

    I woke up today and I was back down to 391.4 :) OKAY, maybe it was just water weight. That means I only have 3 lbs to lose to be back to where I ... Read more

  • New starting weight

    4/25/2017 8:06:31 AM, by VALKYRIA-

    394.2 A gain of almost 6 lbs :/ all of the fast food and maybe the side effects of my medicine contributed to this gain. I think I need to j... Read more

  • I moved!

    4/24/2017 6:33:18 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    The move is over! Now I'm unpacking everything. I have 3 weeks until the bootcamp starts, so I'm planning to focus on eating healthy, going to th... Read more

  • Low Carb and updated Fast Food Plan

    4/11/2017 8:18:45 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    I took a diabetes education class with my friend, Cat! The dietitian there recommended that I try to get 10 servings of 15g carb, or about 150g p... Read more

  • Packing

    4/7/2017 7:07:13 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    My brother is coming out to help me pack for the move this weekend! For the past 2 days, I've been eating breakfast and sticking to my eati... Read more

  • Weigh-in

    4/5/2017 12:16:52 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    I gained 1.2 lb this week :( I know why. My cravings and portions have been out of control -- from pizza last Wednesday to fast food ... Read more

  • :D

    4/3/2017 12:18:09 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    Today I was feeling good so I went a little bit faster at the gym. I managed to beat my personal best on my mile of jogging intervals by more tha... Read more

  • Weekly weigh in

    3/29/2017 1:41:19 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    I'm down 2.2 lb this week :D!!! I wasn't perfect (far from it), but I made a lot of good, small decisions. Hopefully this trend conti... Read more

  • Gym day 2 and packing

    3/27/2017 1:39:33 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    A good start to the week! I made it to the gym this morning despite not wanting to go (I guess that's why it helps to have a gym buddy, right? Sh... Read more

  • Moving!

    3/25/2017 11:54:49 AM, by VALKYRIA-

    I'm so happy!!!! I'm going to be moving from this apartment to another one with the same floor plan, in a different building. Why? Because th... Read more

  • First day at new gym

    3/23/2017 8:52:22 AM, by VALKYRIA-

    Went well!! I took the advice of other Sparkers and I didn't push myself too hard. I did a brief warm up on the elliptical (phew that thing... Read more

  • Weekly Weigh-In

    3/22/2017 12:08:46 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    Omgosh! I weighed in much lower than I thought I would and well below the threshold for my scale to measure me. 390.4 I was expecting ... Read more

  • Feeling Better

    3/21/2017 5:59:10 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    Thanks for the support on my last blog. It means a lot to me that so many wonderful Sparkfriends are supporting me. I had my appointment wi... Read more

  • First day back

    3/20/2017 9:58:25 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    It feels really weird to be back in my apartment, but here I am! I have these memories of feeling bad in this apartment, so it's very stran... Read more

  • Back to Columbus

    3/19/2017 11:29:01 AM, by VALKYRIA-

    Last night we saw Beauty and the Beast. It was good! I also managed to only have a handful of my brother's popcorn, and I had a very sensible por... Read more

  • Fast Food Plan!

    3/17/2017 8:45:53 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    Thanks to the helpful suggestions on my previous blog, I've decided not to demonize fast food, but to simply make a list of *allowed* meals that ... Read more

  • 2 Months

    3/17/2017 12:05:58 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    OK, I found out I have a seat reserved in the boot camp that starts May 15th (if you'll remember from my previous blogs, I had to take a leave of... Read more

  • I worked out today

    3/16/2017 11:17:20 AM, by VALKYRIA-

    This might not seem like much of an achievement but for me, at this time in my life, it is. I went to the mall and walked for 30 minutes because ... Read more

  • Joining a Gym with my friend!

    3/15/2017 12:03:10 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    It's amazing to me that this has transpired the way it has... because just yesterday I was thinking about how much I missed my (expensive) old fi... Read more

  • Cutting Refined Sugar

    3/13/2017 4:58:52 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    The first thing I'm going to do to try to get my numbers down is cutting refined sugar from my diet. I don't drink soda, but I have been eating s... Read more

  • Blood sugar too high

    3/12/2017 1:16:02 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    I am upset to see that my blood work came back and my blood sugar and HA1C are both way too high... in the diabetic range. I'll need to mak... Read more

  • Recent changes bugging you? Put it in perspective.

    3/12/2017 12:19:23 PM, by KBEHNKE81

    NEWS FLASH: SparkPeople continues to serve as a fount of information, support, accountability and inspiration. I joined SP so I could track... Read more

  • Day 2

    3/11/2017 5:48:23 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    I cooked dinner for my family today (as well as I could in my mom's crowded kitchen)! I made lemon asparagus chicken with mushrooms... we had it ... Read more

  • Day 1 - Measurement Time

    3/10/2017 1:39:54 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    I'm trying hard not to be ashamed of these measurements, and I'm sure they will be decreasing soon :) This is just the way it is for me right now... Read more

  • I need support and Sparkfriends - I'm recommitting to my health

    3/10/2017 11:37:56 AM, by VALKYRIA-

    Hi guys I'm back here on Sparkpeople again after some crazy life circumstances and I feel like I am ready to commit to a healthier lifestyle... Read more

  • Day 21 of my Spark Tracking Streak

    1/22/2017 7:44:35 AM, by TRIANGLE-WOMAN

    Good Sunday Morning Kids! So I have been diligently tracking my food for 21 days with the proviso that I DID NOT have to stay within my calo... Read more

  • New year, new me

    1/16/2017 8:30:03 AM, by LISA_C

    I don't make resolutions. Resolutions are too easy to break. Instead I make long term generic goals. Then throughout the year I make various g... Read more

  • Day 9 of Spark Tracking Streak

    1/9/2017 9:09:37 AM, by TRIANGLE-WOMAN

    I'm in Florida for the week! My middle daughter is interested in transferring to a new college and there are some options here in Florida we wil... Read more

  • Day 5 of tracking streak

    1/5/2017 4:46:57 PM, by TRIANGLE-WOMAN

    So I'm being super strict about tracking. All my food. No judgement as to "good" and "bad." If I eat it I track it. I'm not doing... Read more

  • Day 2 of tracking complete. On to Day 3...

    1/3/2017 6:29:41 AM, by TRIANGLE-WOMAN

    Day 2 and I'm waking up energized and hungry. ... Read more

  • Happy New Year!!

    1/2/2017 8:15:52 AM, by TRIANGLE-WOMAN

    There is nothing cliche about starting a "diet" January, right? But I'm not starting a diet, I'm starting a Streak. My only g... Read more

  • Beck Check Dec 18, 2016

    12/18/2016 3:06:31 PM, by KBEHNKE81

    Daily **Monitoring all my meals **Reading my ARCs every day and checking in on the extended meaning when needed. **Eating mindfully and s... Read more

  • I almost have ME time!

    12/14/2016 1:53:47 PM, by LISA_C

    I changed projects at work last week. I went from 60 hour work weeks down to the standard 40 hour work week. It's nice to get out of work while... Read more

  • Beck Check 12/4/2016

    12/4/2016 4:04:12 PM, by KBEHNKE81

    Daily **Monitoring all my meals - breakfast, snack and lunch before the day starts, dinner after the fact since I'm not the cook. **I r... Read more

  • Beck Check 11/20/16

    11/20/2016 3:57:23 PM, by KBEHNKE81

    After finishing the reboot, I can see how I have improved on some skills, and that I need to keep working on fine-tuning others. Daily **... Read more

  • No willpower when tired

    11/9/2016 8:18:51 AM, by LISA_C

    I've learned that I have no willpower when I'm tired. Monday night I was up until 1am helping my daughter with homework. Then I was up at 4am o... Read more

  • BDS ARCs more deeply pondered

    11/7/2016 4:31:53 PM, by KBEHNKE81

    I have been breezing through my ARCs each day (for the uninitiated, that is Advantage Response Cards as part of the Beck Diet Solution; check out... Read more

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