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Fail/Un-fail
5/26/2014 1:28:44 PM,  7 COMMENTS

This is the heart wrenching truth about what I've done to myself. I'm writing this to try to figure out why and to give myself a new starting point....  Read more

TRAVLNWOMAN

Spring Fever
4/16/2014 12:57:27 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I am so ready for this winter weather to go away. It is wreaking havoc on almost every aspect of my life. I feel like I'm not getting as much done as...  Read more

PRORENEE

In Organization Mode...(Reluctantly)
1/7/2014 2:18:59 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I'm okay with what I did in December. I started to get myself through sugar withdrawls. Christmas was hard, but I did way better than usual. The last...  Read more

PRORENEE

I've Had It!
12/13/2013 8:51:52 PM,  2 COMMENTS

This has been a rough couple of weeks health wise. I pulled some muscles on my right side. When I went to see my doctor, I found out I gained some mor...  Read more

PRORENEE

My journey so far...
11/23/2013 8:45:01 PM,  0 COMMENTS

My serious weight loss journey began in July, 2007. Of course I toyed with various "diets" over the years and actually lost 50 pounds one time in my 1...  Read more

K8SLOSS

How did I get this way?
11/17/2013 3:36:41 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I was raised by two wonderful, loving, caring parents. My father was raised on a dairy farm by parents who lived off the land. My mother was raised by...  Read more

K8SLOSS

When Plan "A" Fails, Go to Plan "B"
11/4/2013 9:11:11 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I sure did not last long on the Biggest Loser Challenge. In fact I didn't make it to the first weigh in because I couldn't figure out where to post it...  Read more

TRAVLNWOMAN

BIGGEST LOSER CHALLENGE 23!
9/25/2013 10:38:42 AM,  4 COMMENTS

This will be my very first BLC. I joined at the encouragement of my SparkFriend SEAJESS. I am so happy she got me to join up. I have been gaining back...  Read more

TRAVLNWOMAN

Reaffirming My Journey
8/25/2013 10:46:52 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Just want to write an affirmation that even though I've screwed up over the past six months, gained much of my weight back and pretty much hated mysel...  Read more

TRAVLNWOMAN

Hello weekend!
5/31/2013 10:59:29 PM,  3 COMMENTS

It may have been a short week but it felt long. My oldest graduates High School on Sunday. It's hard to believe I'm old enough to have an 18 year ol...  Read more

FEISTYMAMA

Smoothies
5/28/2013 9:57:22 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I'm in LOVE with smoothies!! I make them with fresh or frozen fruit (no sweetener added to the frozen fruit), greek yogurt, a little honey, water, an...  Read more

FEISTYMAMA

Cookies
5/22/2013 8:30:37 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I like cookies! Wait, let me rephrase that, I LOVE cookies. Enough said!!...  Read more

FEISTYMAMA

Not a bad day
5/21/2013 7:40:48 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Today was another beautiful day. I went for a walk at lunch and took a different way. I had no idea when I turned down the road that it would inters...  Read more

FEISTYMAMA

Beautiful weather
5/20/2013 9:41:29 PM,  2 COMMENTS

The weather has been gorgeous here in SE Wisconsin. It was 88 degrees when I left work at 4:30. I went for my walk at lunch today. I walked a...  Read more

FEISTYMAMA

Great weekend
5/19/2013 6:03:25 PM,  3 COMMENTS

We had gorgeous weather this weekend. I decided to take advantage. Yesterday we went to Six Flags Great America in the afternoon. My oldest d...  Read more

FEISTYMAMA

Bad week
5/18/2013 1:41:44 AM,  3 COMMENTS

So it wasn't a great week for eating or exercise. I went out to to eat for lunch 3 times this week. I had 2 lunch dates and the 3rd was a Department...  Read more

FEISTYMAMA

Better day
5/11/2013 11:52:46 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Today was definitely a better day on regards to my eating. I stayed in my calorie range and I even had key lime pie frozen yogurt. I bought mi...  Read more

FEISTYMAMA

Too much food
5/10/2013 10:12:31 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Today was a bust with food. I had good intentions....at first. I've been doing pretty good, so I'm not going to get upset that I jumped off the wago...  Read more

FEISTYMAMA

Gotta go
5/8/2013 8:47:04 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I've been trying to drink more water and it shows! I've been running to the bathroom about every hour. I know it's a good thing and I'm doing good....  Read more

FEISTYMAMA

Naughty
5/3/2013 7:51:59 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Yes, I was naughty today. I was up last night not feeling well and woke up extremely tired. On the way to work this morning I was so hungry, I crave...  Read more

FEISTYMAMA

Good day
5/1/2013 8:42:48 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I had a good eating day. Baby steps. 183 As of now I'm under my calories, but there's still time left in the day. I used the SparkPeople app...  Read more

FEISTYMAMA

Let's try this again
4/30/2013 8:27:33 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Saying I'm going to lose weight is so easy, but actually doing it and staying on track is a whole other story. I lost 30 + pounds with Spark over 3 1...  Read more

FEISTYMAMA

Workout room done
3/10/2013 6:30:24 PM,  2 COMMENTS

This has been 2 1/2 years of work. It really looks nice. I am excited and now it is time to just sit back for a few months . OK and work off a few...  Read more

LYNNBAUM

I will be ready!
2/28/2013 10:08:14 AM,  0 COMMENTS

It has been a looonnnggg week. We ended up with a lot of snow, so I had to plow. I was already sore from falling on the ice, and running the skid load...  Read more

PRORENEE

Circular Motivation
1/4/2013 12:18:36 AM,  7 COMMENTS

An interesting thing happened today. I noticed this morning while looking at my son's RunKeeper page that he had not gotten out for a run in 7 days. S...  Read more

TRAVLNWOMAN

Changes
12/24/2012 6:17:28 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I am so excited for this coming new year. I finally am leaving my current job that caused me so much stress and will be starting a new one on the firs...  Read more

TRAVLNWOMAN

Dear Size 16 (a breakup letter)
11/6/2012 11:21:09 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Dear Size 16, We have been together for a long time. It's time we break up. I really feel like you are not a good friend or partner to me any...  Read more

YESKATIECAN

Preparation for success
11/3/2012 3:53:05 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I decided to start back at square one. No fuss, no muss, and no excuses. To make this happen, I started a list. I am the queen of lists. I have once...  Read more

YESKATIECAN

The hard truth
11/1/2012 7:18:42 PM,  2 COMMENTS

It's been a long time since I've been on SP. I'm not particularly fond of this fact. I can honestly say that I gave up on myself. What happened you as...  Read more

YESKATIECAN

Scenes From My 33 Mile Bike Ride On a Sunny Fall Day!
9/30/2012 8:56:14 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Ride with me along the coast of Lake Michigan heading south to Kenosha, WI and enjoy the sights that make bicycle riding awesome!...  Read more

TRAVLNWOMAN

The Value of a Pound Lost Increases as Your Weight Decreases!
8/25/2012 3:42:46 PM,  18 COMMENTS

I just realized that the first 25 lbs I lost was just 9% of my weight. The following 25 lbs I got rid of was 10% and the next 25 lbs lost will be 11%...  Read more

TRAVLNWOMAN

Reflection on Mistakes (Chapter 1)
8/18/2012 7:36:41 PM,  3 COMMENTS

In my 33 years of life I have made several mistakes as most people at any age have done. Although it is hard to admit to mistakes once they have been...  Read more

RAVEN1379

A new day and a new journey
8/16/2012 4:04:13 PM,  0 COMMENTS

The last few weeks have been a little rough. As of yesterday I have decided to charter new waters. Losing weight and keeping fit is just part of this...  Read more

RAVEN1379

Havent reached my mini goal yet, but I am close!
8/1/2012 9:32:26 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I am pretty disappointed in myself for not reaching this goal yet. I have decided to make some changes this week. Kicking up my cardio a bit and decre...  Read more

JEN830

Minus 70 Pounds At Action Territory Adventure Park...
7/22/2012 10:07:24 AM,  25 COMMENTS

Last year: "Must be under 300 lbs to ride the bumper boats.234 This year: 248 Last year: "Must be under 275 lbs to ride the bumper cars."198 ...  Read more

TRAVLNWOMAN

What Happens When You Don't Put Water In Your Whistling Tea Kettle?
7/12/2012 8:05:49 PM,  13 COMMENTS

It MELTS! It turns into a molten mess! It destrys your brand new stove top! It no longer holds water but would...  Read more

TRAVLNWOMAN

The Journey of Redemption
7/12/2012 3:30:12 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I have been thinking about the road taken to lose weight. I have taken this journey before and each time I have been very successful at keeping the we...  Read more

RAVEN1379

The Twelve Year Curse
7/11/2012 11:23:54 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Riding on the train this morning I was thinking about my thirteenth year curse of seeming to lock the ALL sets of Keys in the car. I have successfully...  Read more

RAVEN1379

Dedicated to a Commitment
7/10/2012 7:48:03 PM,  4 COMMENTS

This week I have decided to commit to a new me once again. I successfully did this in 2003-2004 and kept weight off for 5 years. After living in a ver...  Read more

RAVEN1379

Turbo fire challenge done with week 1
7/4/2012 10:58:00 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Was I crazy to say this would be fun?? I finished week 1. I think I am down 5 pounds. This is really hard but I am getting into the swing of it. To...  Read more

LYNNBAUM

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