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  • Saturday morning musings

    5/20/2017 3:14:24 PM, by PILLOWFOOL

    I'm the heaviest I have ever been (excluding my pregnancy) and I am ready to do something about it. I have a lot of excuses for my weight (stress... Read more

  • Day #1: Low Carb Diet

    5/20/2017 12:07:18 AM, by KTLITTLE91

    Happy Friday everybody! Today is officially Day One of my Low Carb Diet. I have tried this diet many times before, quite recently actually but ... Read more

  • Frustrated

    5/12/2017 12:03:46 AM, by GEE-KNEE

    I am struggling. I keep eating. I work out sometimes, but it hasn't been consistent. I've taken out frustrations with my love life with food..... Read more

  • Week 1 Mix n' Match Challenge

    3/20/2017 12:28:15 PM, by GORIANA

    I met these goals most days (at least five times): 1 Floss, 2 Move 5 Plan 9 Meditate 10 Gratitude Next in frequency (4 times) ... Read more

  • Mix and Match 28 day Callenge

    3/13/2017 2:42:15 AM, by GORIANA

    For the next 28 days I will aim to meet a goal from each of these categories: <... Read more

  • Pick your Part Challenge Review

    3/13/2017 2:22:19 AM, by GORIANA

    Over the last month I have tracked not quite daily my success in 10 goals. Things I learned: Plan, Do, Reflect, Repeat. Indulge rarely. Balanc... Read more

  • Pick your Part Challenge Day 27

    3/10/2017 1:34:10 PM, by GORIANA

    Almost done with this....yay. Tomorrow I can evaluate how things went. This is how I do things now: plan. do. reflect. repeat. I did ... Read more

  • Pick your Part Challenge Day 25

    3/8/2017 2:36:17 PM, by GORIANA

    Yesterday I again focused on study and I realized I have been a little crazed about it and now my food is going nutty. I had too much cereal for ... Read more

  • Day 24 Pick Your Part Challenge

    3/7/2017 4:11:27 PM, by GORIANA

    As usual for the last few weeks, I spent most of the day studying. I also sorted out something with my application at the school. I cleaned up th... Read more

  • Weekend.

    3/6/2017 4:46:01 PM, by GORIANA

    Weekend. I was not too gung ho to go go go. Which means the weekend was much nicer and I didn't get to Monday feeling lost. Now, it is back ... Read more

  • Pick your Part weekend plans

    3/3/2017 1:43:54 PM, by GORIANA

    Day 20 results I work work work on my test prep and my friend pointed out that I was bingeing on it. Then I have very little left for much else... Read more

  • Day 19

    3/2/2017 1:33:15 PM, by GORIANA

    Yesterday was another runaway day. It just happened. I did not write down what I planned to do and not surprisingly it wasn't the greatest day. ... Read more

  • Pick Your Part Day 17

    2/28/2017 5:51:42 PM, by GORIANA

    yesterday I studied for cset, ordered my undergraduate transcripts, went to religious class, set up test 2 I didn't really plan my meals a... Read more

  • Day 12-16

    2/27/2017 12:52:31 PM, by GORIANA

    I planned Day 12, 13, 14. That is always helpful. On day 14 I was sick. I ate something that did not agree with me. The timing was all wrong beca... Read more

  • Pick Your Part day 11

    2/22/2017 1:03:25 PM, by GORIANA

    I veered from my plan with regards to eating. There was a small tin of butter cookies. I was home alone with them all day. Then dh got home and I... Read more

  • Pick your Part Day 10

    2/21/2017 4:28:11 PM, by GORIANA

    Today is Tuesday. I forgot to plan Monday. I spent a lot of time with people Friday-Monday because of school and celebrating my mom's birthday. I... Read more

  • Pick Your Part Day 9

    2/19/2017 12:24:21 PM, by GORIANA

    Day 9 results I got up and went to lab school. It was the first day at the site. When we got to the classroom where our students will meet, I g... Read more

  • Pick Your Part Day 8

    2/17/2017 12:31:09 PM, by GORIANA

    To review, this is my own challenge: www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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    al.asp?blog_id=6311358 I ... Read more

  • Pick Your Parts Day 7

    2/11/2017 6:21:21 PM, by GORIANA

    Yesterday my meals got really extended and overloaded and I even had a snack that ended up a meal. I felt terrible physically and emotionally. I ... Read more

  • Pick Your Part Day 5

    2/10/2017 12:27:48 PM, by GORIANA

    I forgot to make a plan for the day. I thought about it, but I did not write it down. I am not sure if that counts for planning.... The best... Read more

  • Day Four Pick Your Part Challenge

    2/9/2017 8:40:22 PM, by GORIANA

    These are the goals I met yesterday: 1) I planned my meal, but once again veered...at night. uggg. 2) My teeth are so happy I am flossing at... Read more

  • Pick Your Parts Day 3

    2/8/2017 7:26:38 PM, by GORIANA

    Day 3: I got seven goals done! #1, I planned my meal, but veered from it #2 flossed before bed #3 I walked at 7:30 and went swimming! (... Read more

  • So Sick

    2/8/2017 1:19:01 PM, by MISSCRIT

    For the last 3 weeks, I have been so sick. My IBS-C is totally out of control! I've been in the ER 2x within the last week, 6 Dr. appointments ... Read more

  • Pick Your Parts Day 2

    2/7/2017 2:06:48 AM, by GORIANA

    Day 2: I got 8 goals done today! #1 I planned my meals and found that tea with milk was a great mid afternoon snack and a nonfat decaf latte... Read more

  • Pick your Parts Day 1

    2/6/2017 2:21:44 PM, by GORIANA

    Yay, Day 1, lots to be proud of...did 7/10 goals for the day! #3 I rode my bike for 20 minutes #4 did ten modified, incline push ups #... Read more

  • Pick your Part 28 day Challenge

    2/5/2017 6:39:04 PM, by GORIANA

    Initially when I joined SparkPeople I joined challenges that helped me get started on making better choices. Then I stopped for a long while beca... Read more

  • Help

    1/23/2017 6:06:02 PM, by MISSCRIT

    I finally have my nutrition on track. I am working out minimum 4 days a week. I am taking my vitamins. 2 of my workout days are with my Pe... Read more

  • Bad

    1/21/2017 9:37:33 AM, by ARIN1123

    So this whole week has been a bad week for me. I have been working like crazy to earn more money at my job at McDonalds. But as always I am tempt... Read more

  • Good Day for Nutrition

    1/12/2017 7:45:24 PM, by MISSCRIT

    I was very careful with my food today. Watched the clock and tried to eat every 3 hours. Breakfast: Protein Shake with chia seeds Snack:... Read more

  • Talk is only talk

    1/10/2017 9:59:24 AM, by MISSCRIT

    I definitely have the talking part of being healthy down but obviously am severely lacking in the action part. I wake up every day with a positi... Read more

  • 2016 & 2017

    1/5/2017 12:58:07 PM, by GORIANA

    I am reviewing my goals for 2016. I did not enjoy 2016. My work life fell apart because I stuck to the same thing too long. It was comfortable... Read more

  • 2017 and My Promise to Myself

    1/1/2017 8:54:15 PM, by GEE-KNEE

    My weight is up. I fluctuate. I have successfully kept off about 140 pounds for 8 years now. I need to release about 50. I have no doubt that... Read more

  • BLAH

    12/29/2016 9:06:22 AM, by MISSCRIT

    Very emotional time of year for me and I have zero focus. I may begin my morning with good intent, but then I just ignore what I am supposed to ... Read more

  • Week 4

    12/26/2016 5:19:19 PM, by GORIANA

    How was last week. I didn't have any packaged candy. I didn't notice some Indian sweets were in fact candy. Once I did, I had no more the rest of... Read more

  • 2nd day of Starting Over

    12/23/2016 10:15:25 PM, by ARIN1123

    So today I burned alot of calories, almost 1800. But I found myself snacking on junk food, not really eating all of it, just munching. I feel rea... Read more

  • Starting Over again

    12/23/2016 12:50:23 AM, by ARIN1123

    So this is my fourth time starting over agian. I know that the root of my unhealthy lifestyle is my depression but I just dont want to deal with ... Read more

  • T-shirts I would like to see

    12/22/2016 3:20:10 PM, by GORIANA

    There are some short quotes that i like and want to be reminded of in a t-shirt. Some already exist, but I want to list them here so I can r embe... Read more

  • Dead End Relationship

    12/20/2016 9:06:15 PM, by MISSCRIT

    I've now been dating my guy for 6 months. Started out extremely well but at the 4.5 month mark, he realized he was very attached and of course, ... Read more

  • Week 3

    12/19/2016 6:36:30 PM, by GORIANA

    Last week I logged my food every day but Saturday. I went to a party and I didn't have a very good plan for the party food. The food was mostly f... Read more

  • Week 2 of Experiment

    12/12/2016 7:15:12 PM, by GORIANA

    How did last week go? Tracking food: I forgot to log food on one day. On two days I logged after the fact. The average for the six days that I ... Read more

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