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  • Haven't weighed in five days

    7/31/2015 8:38:36 AM, by REDHEADMOM2U

    Determined to only weigh once a week. It's Friday and I've avoided the scale since Sunday. BUT it's still in my brain and I think about it a lot ... Read more

  • When is a stall not a stall?

    7/26/2015 9:27:32 AM, by REDHEADMOM2U

    So, my doctor says I'm not stalled. And according to his scale, I have lost 4 pounds in two weeks. And my blood pressure was "ideal." ... Read more

  • Still stalled

    7/18/2015 5:45:40 PM, by REDHEADMOM2U

    and worse...I found a google thread where people stalled and never really lost any significant weight after that. Just keep doing the progr... Read more

  • Stall

    7/15/2015 7:31:13 PM, by REDHEADMOM2U

    So, I've been basically stalled for a week now. It's hard not to let it mess with my mind, but it's so common I found it online as "week three st... Read more

  • Closet Shopping

    7/12/2015 11:38:28 AM, by REDHEADMOM2U

    I'm down ten percent from my all time highest. WOO HOO. That said, I still have a longggg way to go. Still. Yesterday I moved out som... Read more

  • I'm walking

    7/11/2015 10:47:22 AM, by REDHEADMOM2U

    Streak! three days in a row meeting my fitbit goal---yesterday, again took two times on treadmill and grocery shopping. But my endurance is incre... Read more

  • Black Bean Soup

    7/10/2015 10:35:50 AM, by REDHEADMOM2U

    I grew up on spaghetti, chili, and things that came out of a box: chicken, pot pies, etc. I credit Chipotle for making me LOVE black beans ... Read more

  • Crushed pills

    7/9/2015 9:17:46 AM, by REDHEADMOM2U

    crushed pills are disgusting! I haven't found a way to take them yet that is palatable. Right now what is working is chocolate protein shake. Ugh... Read more

  • 19 months later

    7/8/2015 11:45:31 AM, by REDHEADMOM2U

    I had gastric vertical sleeve surgery two weeks ago. I've had a fairly standard recovery. I'm basically free of pain now, but I have no stamina. ... Read more

  • Square One

    5/26/2015 8:53:21 PM, by AZGAL50

    Sometimes I get so busy worrying about inputting the numbers that I lose the joy of the whole process of weight loss. I get so focused on making... Read more

  • One day or One hour

    10/2/2014 11:20:40 PM, by AZGAL50

    When you can't handle "one week at a time" for your goals..... then switch to "one day at a time" When you can't handle "one day at a... Read more

  • A few days not counting but back on track!

    8/30/2014 4:22:02 PM, by SEDONA0410

    I had a few days not counting, trying to see if I can do this on my own or not. "Cheating" is WAY too easy when you don't track your food. I have... Read more

  • Back.... Again

    8/27/2014 9:14:53 PM, by AZGAL50

    It's become a roller coaster for me ... to Spark or not to Spark? Sometimes I avoid logging in because I want to avoid the inevitable: seeing t... Read more

  • Finally Clicked After All These Years...

    6/12/2014 3:53:31 PM, by SEDONA0410

    I don't know why is has taken so many years for the idea that 3500 calories = 1 pound has finally clicked in my head. Think about it, if you eat... Read more

  • starting fresh

    5/26/2014 5:00:12 PM, by SUGASHAY

    Thanks for supporting me lisa.... Read more

  • The power of water

    4/29/2014 11:07:03 PM, by KTLASERS

    I've been drinking at least one full glass of water before every meal, whenever I feel hungry, and whenever I have a craving. Then I only indulge... Read more

  • Tomorrow, I will.....

    4/12/2014 10:07:02 PM, by AZGAL50

    Tomorrow, I will do better. That's been my mantra for the past couple of weeks now, and every tomorrow comes and goes -- without the doing bette... Read more


    3/25/2014 2:44:23 PM, by FIRECOM

    This is a question that has been asked of me from everybody in my sphere of influence. I have been on chemo since July and it doesn’t get any eas... Read more

  • Tapping works

    3/21/2014 11:42:59 PM, by KTLASERS

    Every time I stepped onto the ice, my body ached with terror. After tapping for just two days, I noticed a substantial decrease in my anxiety whe... Read more

  • Best year yet

    3/19/2014 10:55:55 PM, by KTLASERS

    So far in 2014, I've taken up belly dancing, ice skating and indoor rock climbing (well, I plan to go back, anyway). I'm also building on last ye... Read more

  • Facing the Truth

    3/17/2014 7:47:15 PM, by AZGAL50

    No matter which way I 'color' it, which slant I tell it from, the bottom line is this: I've been out of control with my eating. I can make excu... Read more


    3/14/2014 11:45:18 AM, by FIRECOM

    Yep, that's right. I went over 100,000 points today. I am NOW ON LEVEL 20. Been a long time coming so celebrate with me. Frank.... Read more


    3/9/2014 6:47:05 PM, by FIRECOM

    I will admit that I am having trouble finding the right words to compose this report. First an apology to each and every one of you wonderful fol... Read more

  • Not feeling well... trying to keep up enthusiasm

    2/15/2014 1:54:16 PM, by SEDONA0410

    I'm bummed because I'm not feeling well. We were rear-ended in a car crash in Nov. and my whiplash is raging again, making me miserable. I don't ... Read more

  • Olympic Time, trying not to stay on my butt too long!

    2/13/2014 8:34:13 PM, by SEDONA0410

    Oh how I love the Olympics! This time around, I'm recording all of it so that I watch it as fast as possible, passing all commercials and limitin... Read more

  • Stupid calories

    2/1/2014 11:41:02 PM, by KTLASERS

    I ate less today than normal, but almost double the calories. I got a fast food burger for lunch. 880 calories. I had pizza for dinner. 900 calor... Read more

  • Gettin' my groove back

    2/1/2014 1:50:00 AM, by KTLASERS

    I had a minipiphany today. I don't move anymore. I eat my feelings. I have to work hard to feel attractive. (Like serious mental practice.) ... Read more

  • Food hates me

    1/30/2014 1:17:42 AM, by KTLASERS

    Well, not all food. Just some food, like wheat bread and conventionally-grown corn. But do I stop eating it? No. Well, mostly, but no. So here I ... Read more

  • Stress is a family affair

    1/29/2014 1:43:08 AM, by KTLASERS

    I am on a quest to destress my husband and me. We made grand plans, but we never followed through. I want to go to yoga once a week. I want to go... Read more

  • Exercise, new experience, and girl time

    1/28/2014 1:04:57 AM, by KTLASERS

    A friend of mine is a professional belly dancer. She is giving me lessons. Today was our first. I got in a good workout, we had fun catching up, ... Read more

  • Good, old-fashioned manual labor

    1/27/2014 1:50:03 AM, by KTLASERS

    I worked in the yard today. I'm sore and tired and have a lot more to do. It never ends, really. The calorie-burning possibilities never end! I'm... Read more

  • If I hadn't eaten dessert

    1/26/2014 1:29:39 AM, by KTLASERS

    I'd have been under calories for the day. If I'd skipped the magic shell (that I put on banana and strawberries, at least), I'd have been in my c... Read more

  • I need to up my game

    1/25/2014 12:49:45 AM, by KTLASERS

    I started off strong. I lost two pounds in the first 9 days I had my tracker. Then I started eating like crazy. I stopped trying to get my steps.... Read more

  • I just didn't care

    1/23/2014 1:25:22 AM, by KTLASERS

    I didn't care today. I really wanted to get my steps. But I didn't care to actually get my steps. I really didn't want to fill up my body with to... Read more

  • In my head

    1/22/2014 1:43:06 AM, by KTLASERS

    Three different blogs today seemed to be birthed from my own thoughts. They were all first blogs. I can't say it any better than they can, so let... Read more


    1/20/2014 4:55:29 PM, by FIRECOM

    My granddaughter had her marvelous wedding on January 3rd and it was a hoot, to say the least. Being grandparents, we did not anticipate being in... Read more

  • Try it first

    1/20/2014 1:10:56 PM, by KTLASERS

    I made a meal plan for today so that maybe, for the first time a long time, I would come in close to my calorie range if not actually in it. I ac... Read more

  • Eat to live

    1/20/2014 12:41:34 AM, by KTLASERS

    You've probably heard the expression "eat to live; don't live to eat." Maybe you don't really know what it means. Maybe you do. Maybe you hate it... Read more

  • Time is flying

    1/19/2014 2:01:24 AM, by KTLASERS

    Yesterday my oldest turned 6. Today we had her party. It's been two straight days of celebration. Food-wise, I haven't done too badly. Activity-w... Read more

  • A New Challenge

    1/18/2014 7:25:18 PM, by AZGAL50

    I think my exercise routine got stuck in a rut. I've been doing the elliptical, because let's face it, its much easier on the joints. But I've ... Read more

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