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  • Why do we get fat when we get old?

    1/29/2016 1:13:23 AM, by FLYINGTANUKI

    Mysterious changes in metabolism? Maybe the answer is more straightforward... Well let's take a look at lifestyle changes as you get older: ... Read more

  • My legs

    1/13/2016 1:20:18 PM, by OCEANASIDHE

    I looked at my naked legs in the mirror today and just kept looking. I hate them and love them at the same time. I loathe the way they look. On... Read more

  • I'm weak!!!

    1/10/2016 10:19:59 AM, by OCEANASIDHE

    Been out of work since March. I've had pneumonia and been scared of my health. Now that I'm able to do what I want again my body does not want... Read more

  • Kapusta

    1/4/2016 10:10:16 PM, by FLYINGTANUKI

    We had our own version of the Cabbage Soup Diet when I was a kid. It usually began after a holiday - Christmas or Easter typically. Mom boiled th... Read more

  • Gastric Sleeve Pre-op

    6/6/2015 5:12:03 PM, by SKINNYMINNIENJ

    A am in my fourth week of pre-op diet: 3 protein shakes, 1 mini-meal, unlimited veggies, small fruit serving. Have lost 13 pounds so far, and t... Read more

  • Things to defer me from binging

    5/27/2015 11:22:04 AM, by OCEANASIDHE

    1. Turn off the tv 2. Play with the cat 3. Call someone just to chat 4. Write in my blog 5. Work on my jewelry 6. Work on selling my je... Read more

  • Big set back

    5/26/2015 7:12:15 PM, by OCEANASIDHE

    I was doing so well. I was watching closely what I was eating. I was able to exercise properly. I was dropping the weight. Then the crap happene... Read more

  • Gastric Sleeve Surgery

    5/16/2015 5:47:01 PM, by SKINNYMINNIENJ

    I have grown extremely frustrated trying to lose weight. It is just really hard, especially with all my work stress. In January, my supervisor ... Read more

  • Every day 10,000

    5/4/2015 9:37:00 AM, by SADWHITEWOLF

    This week my pedometer hit 84,807 steps. For the first time in forever I hit over 10,000 all the days (the lowest being Friday at 10154). Th... Read more

  • Three things

    5/1/2015 9:50:44 AM, by SLMUELLER83

    This week I have had at least three things happen that were good. I dropped a size in pants so I needed new ones for work. I weighed myself and l... Read more

  • How I'm feeling today...

    4/30/2015 8:45:38 AM, by SLMUELLER83

    Determined to get back on teach with exercises!... Read more

  • Simple Pedometer Goal & Arm toning help

    4/29/2015 10:20:04 AM, by SADWHITEWOLF

    WooHoo! I finally beat 70.000 steps last week for the first time in a long time. I went over 10,000 6 out of 7 days! (Saturday I only got 6k) ... Read more

  • Temptations

    4/25/2015 12:55:55 PM, by SLMUELLER83

    Well I know I have a sweet tooth plus I'm so addicted to bread. Always have been! Well, some of my co-workers had cookies and I said no, even whe... Read more

  • Best part of my day....

    4/22/2015 3:29:07 PM, by SLMUELLER83

    The best part of my day was the fact that I was not tired after the allergy shots this time!! Makes it more enjoyable lol. I guess another good p... Read more

  • Going clothes shopping...

    4/21/2015 7:51:51 PM, by SLMUELLER83

    Makes me cringe. Not for the fact of how I would look or how heavy I am or am not. I do not like to shop! Yes I am a female but no I do not like ... Read more

  • Going clothes shopping...

    4/21/2015 7:51:50 PM, by SLMUELLER83

    Makes me cringe. Not for the fact of how I would look or how heavy I am or am not. I do not like to shop! Yes I am a female but no I do not like ... Read more

  • What I love about my body....

    4/20/2015 11:38:46 PM, by SLMUELLER83

    Well as it sits right now my hair is nice. I can actually do things with it now and it not be so straight. My face has slimmed down some so I lik... Read more

  • Compliments...

    4/15/2015 5:15:45 PM, by SLMUELLER83

    Well I can tell you this will be hard due to not really being able to accept them from people let a lone give them to myself. So here I go giving... Read more

  • Scale or no scale???

    4/9/2015 12:41:58 PM, by SLMUELLER83

    Well, that seems to be my question after stepping on the scale today. I lost one pound so I went to add it to my tracking and noticed the "goal" ... Read more

  • What am I sticking to?

    4/7/2015 11:56:35 PM, by SLMUELLER83

    Well, I am concentrating on eating less packages meals or bars and doing pretty well to eliminate one or two a day. I am sticking with my exercis... Read more

  • wake up call

    4/3/2015 3:21:01 PM, by IOLANTHE51

    who d a thunk it.!!! apparently Im not the happy woman I used to be. I had all my grandgirl babies to stay last night and it was wonderful. ... Read more

  • Temptation. ..

    4/3/2015 11:01:45 AM, by SLMUELLER83

    Well I know there are times when I want some chocolate or candy, but, I've been really good to stay away from them. I used to have such a swee... Read more

  • Today...

    4/2/2015 3:20:10 PM, by SLMUELLER83

    Well I'm actually sick with a GI bug that's been going around, but I can say the best part of my day so far is being able to be around the ones I... Read more

  • Forging ahead once more!

    4/1/2015 8:28:22 AM, by SADWHITEWOLF

    It came back. Not all of it but I slowly over time with a lack of really effort towards being healthy I am back over 200 lbs. Today my company ... Read more

  • fact or fiction

    3/31/2015 7:10:27 AM, by IOLANTHE51

    I am feeling all sorts of things...feelings...feelings..
    not necessarily real, just feelings..its taken me all my life to realise that . an... Read more

  • Biggest accomplishment today....

    3/28/2015 12:02:16 PM, by SLMUELLER83

    Well for one it's a Saturday, but I didn't chose to sleep longer then I needed. I also made my breakfast and didn't skip it which on weekends I e... Read more

  • ZZZZZZZZZZZZ

    3/23/2015 4:39:39 PM, by IOLANTHE51

    looking at my triggers today...and anxiety, tiredness and boredom top the list...trying to keep myself organised and busy ..Ive been making regul... Read more

  • motivational quote...

    3/22/2015 10:43:58 AM, by SLMUELLER83

    I do not have one. I just tell myself to push cause I can do it. Usually it's my mom's voice from when I was in sports during my childhood. Which... Read more

  • Fill in the blank: I'm greatful...

    3/21/2015 1:45:47 PM, by SLMUELLER83

    I am greatful for having a job because without it i could not contribute to helping with providing for my family.... Read more

  • what challenged me tobreach a new goal?

    3/20/2015 12:13:39 PM, by SLMUELLER83

    Well I live a pretty busy life. I have 7 dogs to take care of, 4 ferrets, helping on a ranch, and a fiance who is a logger. So spending time with... Read more

  • anxiety is my biggest stumbling block

    3/19/2015 3:54:52 PM, by IOLANTHE51

    I talk myself out of stuff even when Im doing ok..well....or very well....I get anxious. I ve read some really good stuff today one of the a... Read more

  • and here we go

    3/11/2015 2:56:04 PM, by IOLANTHE51

    AGAIN !!! had my operation to remove my gall bladder...managed to get my BMI to 40 from almost 50 ..proud of that but still suffering complicat... Read more

  • I am back, after a very, very long break.

    3/9/2015 8:22:12 AM, by GREASE31

    I am back, after a very, very long break, which seeems to, have lasted forever, & @ times, has felt like, it!!!! !!!! !!!!. Recently i have... Read more

  • Two steps back

    3/5/2015 1:35:03 AM, by OCEANASIDHE

    Once again I went backwards. I got lazy, haven't been exercising like I should, haven't been eating right, and I've been drinking a bit. ... Read more

  • On my way...

    2/18/2015 11:44:54 AM, by SLMUELLER83

    I am feeling better about myself. Doing more aerobic exercises, eating right, and have more energy. I can see I'm slimming just not losing, which... Read more

  • Angry.

    2/9/2015 8:52:14 PM, by OCEANASIDHE

    I'm finally angry enough at myself to do this. I've been eating right and gotten the hang of it quite well. Now I need to exercise. I've joined... Read more

  • Struggles

    10/14/2014 10:55:23 AM, by BIGSISTRUCK

    So, last Thursday I was hit by terrible cravings, possibly not helped by my tendency to have low blood sugar. Needless to say, I gave in and cont... Read more

  • Routines

    10/8/2014 1:06:26 PM, by BIGSISTRUCK

    I have to say I am so glad to be back into a routine. Love love the IdealShakes and they do keep me full for the promised 3 hours. Could I still ... Read more

  • Changes

    10/3/2014 4:55:44 PM, by BIGSISTRUCK

    So, after having a rough week of keeping on track and since my weight is still at a plateau, I've decided to try something new to break me out of... Read more

  • Beautiful Day!!

    10/1/2014 11:52:50 AM, by DELSTON

    Lovely today...just got 1 mile walked will do the other mile this evening. Can't wait to get my treadmill... Read more

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