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Ready or not, here comes August!
7/31/2014 1:10:11 PM,  0 COMMENTS

When I was a kid, it seemed like the summer lasted forever. Time seemingly stood still throughout June and July and by the time August presented itse...  Read more


Checking In
7/31/2014 12:49:19 PM,  0 COMMENTS

So far so good, I am sticking pretty close to my nutrition goals. It has only been a few days for me, but that is a record, 224 ....  Read more


Yesterday's doctor appointment
7/31/2014 12:21:13 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Well the day I have been working toward has come and went. I went to the doctor bright and early yesterday. I had peeked at my test results the nigh...  Read more


Boob NSV!
7/31/2014 8:58:28 AM,  4 COMMENTS

So last night as I was getting ready for bed I noticed something. Now I am not good at noticing if me or anyone else has lost weight. The only way I...  Read more


No apologizes
7/31/2014 8:27:23 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Whenever I start over I come on here and I apologize to everyone for slipping...I feel ashamed and sad....this time I am not doing that...I don't care...  Read more


7/31/2014 8:26:05 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Things are just flying by! I slow cooked the 2 hams yesterday and they were awesome! So nice and lean. I shaved it, spread a thin layer of home mad...  Read more


Be a Dreamer- My first Bike Ride in 30 years
7/31/2014 8:25:22 AM,  45 COMMENTS

Went for a bike ride for the first time since I was in my 20's. WOW! I actually didn't plaster my pace into the ground this time. It was evening and...  Read more


Okay, so!!!
7/30/2014 11:21:18 PM,  9 COMMENTS

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I'll need help to maintain the streak.
7/30/2014 11:12:07 PM,  3 COMMENTS

It's day three of Paleo Sober and intentional exercise. I've hit a bit of a wall. You see yesterday, the mania that was building hit a all time time...  Read more


Hard to keep on task
7/30/2014 10:41:28 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Last night was tough. The dog got sick. I got sick. I did not sleep well. This made the overall day tough. When I am tired or not feeling well my natu...  Read more


My Virtual 5K Victory
7/30/2014 10:29:07 PM,  10 COMMENTS

As many of you know I had been training for a SparkPeople Virtual 5K that I was supposed to do this week. Then I had the setback of tearing a ligamen...  Read more


Why do it?
7/30/2014 7:47:26 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Part of my new undertaking with my personal trainer/nutritionist was a getting started questionnaire. One of the questions was why am I doing this and...  Read more


7/30/2014 5:57:45 PM,  0 COMMENTS

since i restarted my journey i have been pumped!! excited about this whole chapter in my life. ive been eating right, excersising ( i hate to that) B...  Read more


Here I go Again....Except this time I will do it!
7/30/2014 5:22:07 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I have lost and gained so many times in my life- never in a healthy manner, never with "lifestyle change" at the forefront of my mind. It feels differ...  Read more


Day 8 & 9
7/30/2014 4:50:34 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Ok, so I am feeling much better. I am still having higher then I want am blood sugars. But, I think that will change as I lose weight. Today we too...  Read more


Junk in = Junk out
7/30/2014 4:06:03 PM,  3 COMMENTS

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7/30 bda
7/30/2014 2:35:40 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Lunch- got a salad and parfait cause i didnt want to make or eat stir fry. I felt good that i ate veggies afterwards i had a protein shake which reall...  Read more


Wednesday, July 30, 2014
7/30/2014 1:12:16 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I got on the scale today and was down a pound. I'm happy for that 1 pound, because it's just been hard the last 2 weeks with being sick and the change...  Read more


My daily walk at lunch.
7/30/2014 12:34:13 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I was thinking I was not going to get to walk at lunch because it is raining. But thanks to God it stopped long enough for me to get my walk in. I w...  Read more


here I am again
7/30/2014 12:06:09 PM,  1 COMMENTS

how many times do I have to do this before it clicks! I know what to do but I keep asking myself WHY!? why don't I get my lazy butt off the couch & do...  Read more


I am accountable
7/30/2014 11:17:01 AM,  0 COMMENTS

No matter what I do I am accountable. If I lose weight , if I gain weight I am accountable for myself. right now I am taking a medication that cause...  Read more


Hello 300's !! :)
7/30/2014 11:10:24 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Today is the first time in my life I ever experienced goosebumps stepping on the scale after it registered 398.6 pounds. Considering I was in my...  Read more


court today and guess what???????????
7/30/2014 11:09:19 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Okay been in so much pain the last few days, a tornado hit Massachusetts very rare and although it didn't hit in my town doesn't mean I didn't feel th...  Read more


Today's Weight and Did You Know...?
7/30/2014 10:33:29 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Dropped down to 245 lbs. I think it's dropping quickly because I'm only eating 2 meals a day...3 if they're smaller. I'm still trying to w...  Read more


Setting myself up for success
7/30/2014 10:12:30 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Last night I had a function I needed to attend for work, dinner and drinks. Before I went I wanted to make sure I had a plan so I went to the resta...  Read more


I am starting over...
7/30/2014 10:02:28 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Work has come crashing back in on me after a hiatus of about a month. I am stressed and can't control my anxiety. So I have been eating uncontrollably...  Read more


Weigh in day!
7/30/2014 9:07:28 AM,  5 COMMENTS

So today was my weigh in for the week. This last week I have really increased my steps and exercise. I am eating around 1500 calories a day which I...  Read more


Is that light I see?
7/30/2014 8:51:00 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I could have really blown it. I was close. I mean I was one pizza away from food suicide. Somewhere I decided to work through it and come out the o...  Read more


Points abound
7/30/2014 8:46:12 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Can you believe your eyes? I had to look twice! Nice, eh?...  Read more


Day 3 - feeling good!
7/30/2014 8:44:42 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I made sure to have all my Whole30 approved food ready for today. I have 2 small, very lean hams in the crock pot for meat for the rest of the week....  Read more


Blood sugar 149
7/30/2014 8:14:30 AM,  3 COMMENTS

My blood sugar was 149 this morning it is getting lower every morning since I started eating right and walking and moving more. I did get my daughter...  Read more


Hungry or Habit?
7/30/2014 5:11:38 AM,  12 COMMENTS

It occurs to me that most of us, myself included, have no idea what it really feels like to be hungry. I mean truly hungry Oh sure, I have felt...  Read more


Very Proud of myself!
7/30/2014 4:48:40 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Yesterday I went to the doctor and they could not believe how much weight I had lost and how HEALTHY I am. Yesterday I am proud to say my weight is no...  Read more


how I feel today
7/29/2014 10:41:42 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Deeply Depressed, lonely,sad,drained....  Read more


Just ate the most awesome mayo!
7/29/2014 10:40:37 PM,  0 COMMENTS

So, I found "The Clothes Make The Girl" website. She has some awesome recipes. I made her Paleo Mayo - Whole30 appproved. SO YUMMY!!! I just want...  Read more


ME 2.0
7/29/2014 10:35:49 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I've now been sparking for almost two months now (August 2nd will be the official two month mark) and it's amazing how much has changed in my way of t...  Read more


Covered in Prayer
7/29/2014 9:43:47 PM,  2 COMMENTS

People regularly ask me what Iíve done to lose the weight Iíve lost thus far. My usual response is, ďIíve just done what youíre supposed to do, stay...  Read more


Lots of!!!
7/29/2014 8:15:22 PM,  9 COMMENTS

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7/29/2014 7:25:54 PM,  1 COMMENTS

When I read the blogs of my spark friends, I feel like these things I'm doing are possible and reasonable. That my goals are possible. So inspiring....  Read more


A new direction... and some cool pics!
7/29/2014 7:15:37 PM,  9 COMMENTS

So, I'm counting today as a big NSV. I engaged the services of a personal trainer/nutritionist. I've finally come to the realization that to rea...  Read more


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