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  • Whole 30...Day 4

    3/5/2015 9:33:50 PM, by JHENS40

    Day 4. Doing OK. I LOVE my homemade almond milk w/ dates for my coffee creamer. Don't really even miss the sugar. No headache today. Actually, I ... Read more

  • Couldn't do it without her

    3/5/2015 4:05:04 PM, by TAMMYRENEED

    my biggest supporter is my youngest daughter Meghann. She is also on a fitness journey and we are doing it together. Having her to go to the gym ... Read more

  • Couldn't do it without her

    3/5/2015 4:05:04 PM, by TAMMYRENEED

    my biggest supporter is my youngest daughter Meghann. She is also on a fitness journey and we are doing it together. Having her to go to the gym ... Read more

  • 96 pounds down 49 more to go

    3/5/2015 1:38:41 PM, by TIKITAMI

    This morning I stared at the scale with awe. I finally did it, I am under 215 and less than 50 pounds from goal. In 24 pounds I will no longer... Read more

  • Day 63... time has slipped away.

    3/5/2015 11:47:30 AM, by MRSKATEDUVALL

    I cant believe that it's been a week since I blogged. time has just slipped by. I had a sideline of three days where I stayed in bed with the fu... Read more

  • Sometimes it takes a village

    3/5/2015 9:16:09 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    Yesterday I was talking about my diabetes with a dear coworker. She asked me when the last time I tested was, and I admit it was way too long. ... Read more

  • 3-5-15

    3/5/2015 8:33:06 AM, by MAMABEAR372

    I am just tired. I admit it. #1 blood sugar dipping to the 40's #2 allergic reaction to what I thought was a healthy choice for a beverag... Read more

  • Things that make me go UGH

    3/5/2015 8:07:15 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    I've been naughty the last two weeks. I haven't gone to the gym. For one thing, I was travelling and staying at a friend's house. Not an excus... Read more

  • Oh My Achin Bacon Day 9

    3/5/2015 5:59:18 AM, by CAROLSTRONG

    85 minutes Snow Shoeing yesterday. Blazing new trail up the steepest part of my mountain (hill). Dogs where chest high in snow and I was sinking ... Read more

  • Whole 30....Day 3

    3/4/2015 7:52:22 PM, by JHENS40

    Day 3. Feeling good. No headache today. Amazingly, my appetite has dramatically decreased already! I've found that if I'm craving sweet or need a... Read more

  • Getting Knocked Down

    3/4/2015 6:34:55 PM, by CRYSTAL0167

    Have you ever had the feeling that the Universe is out to get you? I was feeling very successful in the new healthy lifestyle I had develope... Read more

  • busy day

    3/4/2015 3:33:35 PM, by BIGMAMAT

    Feeling accomplished today! woke up early. Enjoyed to morning solitude. so nice. might be my favorite time of the day. Sent the boys off to sch... Read more

  • The office orders Chinese take-out: I make it work!

    3/4/2015 2:24:29 PM, by NONNATERRY

    Here's what I chose: Chicken, Vegetables & Spicy Garlic Sauce - steamed with the sauce on the side! I asked and they accommodated! The l... Read more

  • My rock

    3/4/2015 12:35:34 PM, by TIKITAMI

    Three days till my first 5K! I was really hoping that my husband and I would be ready to run the entire thing but we're not quite ther... Read more

  • The best part of my day

    3/4/2015 11:52:28 AM, by TAMMYRENEED

    was at the gym with my daughter. I felt so energized and purposefull. It was a great feeling and has started my day off right. ... Read more

  • Today is better Day 8

    3/4/2015 8:49:47 AM, by CAROLSTRONG

    Yesterday, after dealing with work over the phone on my day off, I went snow shoeing for an hour with my labs then I went for a scheduled run on ... Read more

  • housework or me.

    3/4/2015 8:30:32 AM, by SANDY1969

    Why does it take me 20 minutes to eat a small packet of oatmeal but if it had been left over pizza I would gulped that down in 30 seconds? T... Read more

  • 3/4/2015

    3/4/2015 6:22:04 AM, by TIATOPIA29

    Since the beginning of this 21 day detox I have been cooking. I have to work 8 of the next nine days, which leaves no time for much cooking. ... Read more

  • First week of March and I am behind schedule

    3/4/2015 6:09:43 AM, by MECHALA1971

    I was so hoping to be down a lot more by now but I fell off the wagon and stopped keeping track of what I ate, luckily I didn't gain too much bac... Read more

  • Patting myself on the back

    3/3/2015 10:51:06 PM, by TIFFANIEFAITH

    When I last checked in on Friday I was worried about my flight to Texas for many reasons. The fear is irrational, but it is real ... it is not a... Read more

  • Whole 30...Day 2

    3/3/2015 7:28:40 PM, by JHENS40

    Day 2. So far, so good. I'm quite surprised I'm not ripping my hair out with no sugar for two days. Dinner was homemade chicken vegetable soup to... Read more

  • WEEK 7 BLC 27 AAAAGHHHhhhhhhhhhhhh

    3/3/2015 5:54:19 PM, by DECLARE74

    Up 4 friggin pounds!! I am not talking about THAT in other news this past week I have halved my medication and started on cleaning/orga... Read more

  • Pain is back.

    3/3/2015 10:19:52 AM, by CWILSON88

    Been dealing with pain for a few days. Really not good. This time not my knee as much as it is my back. Very frustrating. One friend blamed... Read more

  • Feeling anxious Day 7

    3/3/2015 10:09:44 AM, by CAROLSTRONG

    So yesterday at work, I started slipping back down the bowl. But then I started interviewing people for two positions and as I spoke, I realized ... Read more

  • 3/3/2015

    3/3/2015 7:55:13 AM, by TIATOPIA29

    Today is my last day off, then 5 days on, one off, two on. Then another stretch off. I have the breakfast choices made for Jason and I. Now I nee... Read more

  • sick leave

    3/3/2015 5:25:20 AM, by TICKTOLK

    Just into March and have had 3 courses of anti-biotics the dreaded flu and family health worries and small Car accident despite this have managed... Read more

  • Just Drained...

    3/2/2015 8:36:31 PM, by MOMSFIVE1028

    it's what I've wanted to do all day. I'm assuming it's just because that time of the month started yesterday. I still have some e... Read more

  • Not losing weight

    3/2/2015 6:55:37 PM, by STARSASSY

    I'm about to give up! I want to lose weight but i can't do regular exercises because my knee is hurt & i'm not supposed to put any pressure on it... Read more

  • Whole30...Day 1

    3/2/2015 5:07:41 PM, by JHENS40

    I'm holding up surprisingly well for Day 1. Didn't have time to really make breakfast so I brought 2 bananas and an apple with me and ate as I wa... Read more

  • We'll call it a non-scale victory

    3/2/2015 3:43:34 PM, by TIKITAMI

    Can I just curl up and hide under my desk please? If ever there was a stress busting type of day I just had it. It started with a cold an... Read more

  • 3/2/2015

    3/2/2015 12:39:40 PM, by TIATOPIA29

    SO today is day two of our 21 day sugar detox. My husband said he needed to eat less carbs and sugar. So I decided to help him by doing this with... Read more

  • This is where it all falls apart...

    3/2/2015 11:44:21 AM, by LATRAIL12

    Its the third month of the year and Ive been faithful to my new lifestyle change, I have lost 11 lbs and Im happy about it but I can feel th... Read more

  • Back to square one...

    3/2/2015 10:39:30 AM, by JPL2014

    I finally realized that I am not in control of my eating. So...back to measuring/weighing everything I put into my mouth. No more eye-ballin... Read more

  • Hope Day 6

    3/2/2015 6:37:26 AM, by CAROLSTRONG

    I had yesterday off. I went snow shoeing for a half hour. Could have gone much longer my older Lab wasn't up for it in body but she was in mind s... Read more

  • My commitment of a transformation free of a food addiction.

    3/2/2015 12:25:54 AM, by WEWRTFO

    I am very thankful to the unexpected chain of events that followed from eliminating artificial sweeteners over two years ago. That chain of eve... Read more

  • clothes shopping makes me feel depressed

    3/1/2015 11:28:33 PM, by TAMMYRENEED

    I look forward to reaching my goals so I can enjoy shopping instead.... Read more

  • Day 5?6? I ran

    3/1/2015 9:49:50 PM, by CAROLSTRONG

    Today I ran and snow shoed. Good and now I'm smiling. It was a good day. Thought.... Just because I have depression and some days are bad doesn't... Read more

  • Re-set Oompteenth.0

    3/1/2015 9:05:33 PM, by KHARRIETOFF

    I hope this is the final reboot, but I think so. I have finally gathered enough of the right kind of information to try this fat busting thing on... Read more

  • The greatest 5 reasons of all

    3/1/2015 3:30:04 PM, by ESHARA43

    the greatest 5 reasons for me to workout are as follows 1. I want to be able to feel better about myself and to reach my goal of losing weight.... Read more

  • Losing It For The LONG HAUL

    3/1/2015 12:48:48 PM, by ~INDYGIRL

    I wrote this to someone today and it seemed important that I tell everyone this: I know you can do it, because if I can do it with my eatin... Read more

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