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  • more non scale victories

    5/1/2016 8:14:54 AM, by REDHEADMOM2U

    I keep a chart of my weight loss statistics every week and there is space for a non scale victory as well. BUT I feel like I have so many N... Read more

  • Today is the beginning

    3/28/2016 5:31:57 AM, by MAH37783

    Today I woke up at 1am. It was the day after Easter and I have had it. My alcohol drinking is out of control as well as my eating habits. I am th... Read more

  • New Jeans

    3/18/2016 8:10:18 AM, by REDHEADMOM2U

    I can get my current jeans on and off without undoing the button and zipper. Even though I don't like "skinny" pants...that is a bit excessive fo... Read more

  • Took a day off and

    3/14/2016 8:39:57 PM, by REDHEADMOM2U

    the world didn't end! I am on break, and decided to up my walking game last week. Ended up with huge hot purpley blister on my bottom foot-... Read more

  • Down 150

    3/10/2016 9:16:09 AM, by REDHEADMOM2U

    So. I'm down 150 pounds from my recorded high. I'm trying to sit with it for awhile, before concentrating on my next shorter term goal, but it's ... Read more

  • Calculating weekly calories

    2/11/2016 1:46:47 PM, by TNDRICHTER

    Is there a spot that calculates calorie deficiencies for the week or do I do it myself?... Read more

  • so much of this is mental

    2/9/2016 6:58:57 AM, by REDHEADMOM2U

    Yesterday I had two dinners---one with several extra helpings of veggies. And an hour or so later...about 8 ounces of cottage cheese. Maybe... Read more

  • Down 100 pounds since...

    2/6/2016 7:54:02 PM, by REDHEADMOM2U

    I am down 100 pounds since my surgery almost 8 months ago. What a feeling to realize that! It has been tough, and the mental game is getting hard... Read more

  • positive steps

    2/6/2016 6:50:30 PM, by DEPRISCO

    I started with Orange Theory fitness yesterday. I really liked it! I have been looking for something to change up my gym routine and I think I ha... Read more

  • shopping

    2/1/2016 11:02:13 PM, by DEPRISCO

    Shopping for clothes use to be fun because I could buy just about anything. But anymore it is depressing, knowing I can't fit into the same sizes... Read more

  • Set back

    1/31/2016 9:04:04 PM, by DEPRISCO

    I was down 2.5 lbs ending my first week, which ended Thursday. I was feeling super motivated! Friday went out to dinner with friends and although... Read more

  • Frustrated

    1/24/2016 7:28:30 AM, by REDHEADMOM2U

    On Monday, after basically staying the same weight for two weeks, I promised myself I wouldn't weigh again til Sunday. The last six days I ... Read more

  • Nourish your mind, body, and soul

    12/31/2015 5:29:35 PM, by KTLASERS

    I have been issued a challenge. A reading challenge! I... Read more

  • Two veggies

    12/30/2015 10:00:06 PM, by KTLASERS

    I've decided to reframe dinner. Instead of making sure... Read more

  • Yes, fast food salad

    12/29/2015 11:23:40 AM, by KTLASERS

    I highly recommend the Charbroiled Chicken Salad at Ca... Read more

  • Overthinking

    12/29/2015 9:14:29 AM, by REDHEADMOM2U

    So, i got to a "tipping point" where the weeks and months of slow and steady weight loss are now visible to most people. and I have receive... Read more

  • Vegtastic

    12/28/2015 10:04:15 PM, by KTLASERS

    I doubled up on the veggies tonight, pairing bright-or... Read more

  • Sugar challenge

    12/28/2015 6:46:19 PM, by ROSARANA

    I am doing the 31 day sugar challenge. I am to keep track of the sweets I eat. Yesterday I had 3 Dove mini chocolate candies, 2 cinnamon graham c... Read more

  • Happy solstice!

    12/22/2015 1:38:28 AM, by KTLASERS

    Every quarter I intend to do something for the solstic... Read more

  • Feels so good

    12/19/2015 8:30:43 PM, by KTLASERS

    My body craves fresh produce, and I do not get enough.... Read more

  • Idle hands...

    12/18/2015 8:50:43 PM, by KTLASERS

    I love to craft, but my kids make sure my craft time i... Read more

  • Months/weeks/days

    12/17/2015 6:41:41 PM, by REDHEADMOM2U

    I'm so grateful I keep a weekly chart of my weight and non scale victories. Most days I feel so discouraged, many weeks I get mad at the scale, b... Read more

  • Need my peeps!

    12/17/2015 12:00:06 AM, by KTLASERS

    I got frustrated with my app login issues and stopped ... Read more

  • Good choices again

    12/7/2015 1:14:55 PM, by KTLASERS

    I tried less hard yesterday but ended up doing better!... Read more

  • When to start?

    12/6/2015 11:33:05 AM, by GRACEINAZ

    Start now. Don't delay. Did you just turn 55? about to turn 30? barely started at 21? already 65 or looking at 80? It is not too late to take ... Read more

  • Great first day back on the wagon!

    12/5/2015 4:46:31 PM, by KTLASERS

    I only had two sodas (I normally have 5 or 6), I drank... Read more

  • Delusion delusion delusion

    12/4/2015 11:29:03 AM, by KTLASERS

    i've decided I can convince myself of anything except that I can succeed. I can justify almost any dessert based on the presence of trace nutrien... Read more

  • Patience is a virtue

    10/18/2015 3:46:44 PM, by JESSXOLAUREN

    Patience really is one of the most important parts of this journey. I went 4 months working out every single day and counting calories and did no... Read more

  • My FitBit

    9/22/2015 8:16:42 PM, by AZGAL50

    Lost my first and my second SPARK tracker, was feeling lost without one, so I replaced it with a FitBit Zip. It tracks well enough, but ... it's... Read more

  • Lost 0

    9/20/2015 9:00:24 AM, by REDHEADMOM2U

    Well, I officially lost zero for the week. I'd be even more disappointed but yesterday was the first day someone who didn't know my story noticed... Read more

  • Discouraged :/

    9/9/2015 3:23:45 PM, by JESSXOLAUREN

    I have been on this weight loss journey before...why does it seem harder this time? Maybe since its not baby weight...its annoying to see people ... Read more

  • Faster Weight Loss

    9/5/2015 6:21:48 PM, by REDHEADMOM2U

    Well, last week the weight finally starting coming off. I've lost ten pounds in two weeks--doing what I've been doing for months now; I guess my ... Read more

  • Re-evaluating the Problem: Too Hard?

    9/3/2015 12:55:33 PM, by GRACEINAZ

    After so many little starts on this weight journey that turn themselves around as a re-gain a week or two later, I found myself re-evaluating the... Read more

  • 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

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