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One day away from the next body measurement
7/23/2014 12:48:47 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Tomorrow I get measured for the first time since I began my Insulin Restricted diet. I am a little nervous. When I look in the mirror I don't see mu...  Read more

ALLYCANDOIT

Today is a new day!
7/22/2014 9:50:17 AM,  10 COMMENTS

First a funny, made me laugh out loud. Still going. I gained from my all-time low but I'm not worrying about it. It will come off again....  Read more

ALLYCANDOIT

This Past Friday
7/21/2014 9:19:58 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Well, I did it! I invited my friend Larry for dinner, just him, no other friends. As the Friday got closer I began to wonder if I had done the right...  Read more

VBPARROTHEAD

Just read a blog.
7/21/2014 8:14:02 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I just read a blog that brought tears to my eyes. A soon to be 40 yo young woman is dealing with crippling pain on a daily basis. My heart jus...  Read more

ALLYCANDOIT

Loved todays Sparkchallenge
7/20/2014 9:02:06 AM,  11 COMMENTS

I loved todays Sparkquote on the Sparkcoach today. I know this for a fact because I spent many years doing nothing mostly feeling sorry for mys...  Read more

ALLYCANDOIT

Oh my gosh!
7/19/2014 9:59:44 AM,  14 COMMENTS

104 I did it! I'm lowest I've been in 6 years. 345 I feel amazing. Taking up the challenge to do 10,000 steps a day with my regular ex...  Read more

ALLYCANDOIT

Running
7/18/2014 9:00:13 AM,  8 COMMENTS

I have loved running. Still do. Been afraid because of my knees first when took me out of the habit. Then I'm off because I have to eat withi...  Read more

ALLYCANDOIT

Back on the Mountain Top!
7/17/2014 9:00:35 AM,  10 COMMENTS

If you've been following my blog you have seen me struggle with weight loss for a few months now. Found a great way of eating and totally blew...  Read more

ALLYCANDOIT

You don't feel the mountain top as well if you've never really been in the valley
7/15/2014 10:27:36 AM,  12 COMMENTS

Today I have slid back 4 lbs. So it's in the valley for me today. I really don't want to even think about why. Just put it behind me and go f...  Read more

ALLYCANDOIT

Journey towards 1000 exercise minutes in July
7/14/2014 1:20:55 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Happy Monday all! Looking forward to breaking that 1000 exercise minutes for July goal. Today it's a marathon of housecleaning and pool keepin...  Read more

ALLYCANDOIT

Dead Swimsuits and More
7/13/2014 10:58:05 PM,  3 COMMENTS

This week I had three bathing suits die on me. ep, had one on and the spandex just completely left, changed into another and the same thing happened w...  Read more

VBPARROTHEAD

Could be hormones
7/11/2014 11:04:09 AM,  8 COMMENTS

I just want to say how much I appreciate all of you. 252 I have been a serial blogger for the past couple of weeks and no one is complaining....  Read more

ALLYCANDOIT

happy Memories are the Hardest
7/10/2014 10:46:21 PM,  1 COMMENTS

When a loved one dies everyone always tell them to ''Think about the happy memories''. I am here to tell you they are the most difficult. They are...  Read more

VBPARROTHEAD

Super Long Field trip Day to Kings Dominion
7/10/2014 8:46:54 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Today I had a 12 and a half hour field trip to Kings Dominion. Drove over 300 miles there and back. This trip usually has me beginning with a...  Read more

ALLYCANDOIT

Me vs the flower bed
7/9/2014 7:01:41 PM,  15 COMMENTS

For the last several weeks I've been at the roots of the holly bushes that were planted in my front beds of my home for over 20 years. I just got tir...  Read more

ALLYCANDOIT

FOUR LETTER WORD
7/8/2014 7:06:44 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Work, a four letter word! Yes, count them, there are four (4) letters in the word. That isn't all it is though. There are many without it and want...  Read more

VBPARROTHEAD

Froggtogg cooling towels
7/8/2014 12:55:46 PM,  11 COMMENTS

My oh my these towels are great. Activate the chemicals inside by rinsing in warm water and it's still cool from 9am I'm typing this a 1:20 pm....  Read more

ALLYCANDOIT

ONWARD AND DOWNWARD (NOT UPWARD)
7/8/2014 8:17:46 AM,  8 COMMENTS

198 Gonna be a hot one today. Stay cool. I'm testing out my new cool towel. Have to activate in warm water first. Go figure. I'm staying co...  Read more

ALLYCANDOIT

Not a good eating day
7/7/2014 8:17:49 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Well, today I pretty much blew it on my calorie count. For dinner I had pudding. Pudding! Tomorrow's another day. 386...  Read more

CMCAMPBELL1

Post visitors and Fourth of July
7/7/2014 9:52:06 AM,  6 COMMENTS

39 Well I bet it doesn't surprise most of us that I did go off my way of eating during this past 5 days. It actually took til the last 2 days f...  Read more

ALLYCANDOIT

Fourth of July thoughts
7/4/2014 7:37:51 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Well first! Happy 4th of July to all. So glad we live in a free country! 232 Had the family over for a fourth of July party. Was so able to...  Read more

ALLYCANDOIT

Hurricane Arthur (We are ok)
7/4/2014 8:37:35 AM,  2 COMMENTS

We got grazed with the outer part of the storm system thankfully. As of 8:30 am it is still dark, rainy, and a few gusts here and there but it should...  Read more

SASSYCHRIS1952

Time To Reason with Another Hurricane Season
7/3/2014 11:12:28 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Well, the first Tropical torm of the season, Arthur, has been upgraded and is now a class 2 hurricane. There is always the concern that we will be ge...  Read more

VBPARROTHEAD

Still going
7/3/2014 8:22:31 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I've been at this for almost 2 months and I've been very diligent - tracking food, exercising, fitbit...the works. I work out 4-5 days/week - mostly...  Read more

CMCAMPBELL1

Visitors
7/2/2014 9:49:52 AM,  3 COMMENTS

My dear sweet niece is visiting with her new husband and baby. she's moving to colorado for her graduate work. I can't wait to see them. 30 I...  Read more

ALLYCANDOIT

Mindsets
7/1/2014 9:31:33 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I woke up today and I'm waking up with my cup of tea. I wasn't able to weigh myself, as is my habit on rising, because my son was in the shower. So...  Read more

ALLYCANDOIT

Birthday wins
6/29/2014 12:42:33 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Another challenge this Birthday weekend. I went to a party last night. A place where I always have allowed myself to drink alcohol freely. Well, I...  Read more

ALLYCANDOIT

Oh What a Day!
6/28/2014 11:14:25 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I had one cup of coffee poured, opened the refrigerator to get an egg for breakfast and there was no light. I thought, "Dang it, now I have to get a...  Read more

VBPARROTHEAD

Dinner Then?
6/27/2014 7:02:43 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I invited friends for dinner Saturday night. The couple left after dessert and visiting a while so that my "friend" and I could spend some time toget...  Read more

VBPARROTHEAD

Birthday musing
6/27/2014 12:39:32 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I am so happy on this birthday. Only 4 days ago I was tearful and ashamed. Now I have tremendous hope. All because of my sparkfriend, nhes220. She...  Read more

ALLYCANDOIT

Our Vegetable Garden
6/27/2014 10:18:05 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I cannot take the credit for this great-looking garden, this is my husband's pride and joy! Fortunately we've been getting a good soaking rain here an...  Read more

SASSYCHRIS1952

Elated
6/26/2014 7:35:15 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Day 3 dawning of Metabolic Miracle and it is a miracle. I am down 8 lbs from my all time high a few days ago. 244 I know I should be slowing...  Read more

ALLYCANDOIT

Day 2 Metabolic Miracle
6/25/2014 9:49:18 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Down 4 lbs. Although the book says not to weigh. Can't help it. I'm just not going to just go by that. I just want to see if my body responds the...  Read more

ALLYCANDOIT

Day 1 Metabolic Miracle Step 1 Resetting Pancreas and Liver
6/24/2014 4:48:40 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Started today. So far so good. Being really careful to eat only stuff that is lo carb I'm getting food in but am hungry. No trouble getting w...  Read more

ALLYCANDOIT

Close to tears and ashamed.
6/23/2014 4:16:11 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Well. After 5 days of on the water partying. Up to highest weight ever. 222. Yup. It's there. Beer and me are NOT FRIENDS! That was the reason....  Read more

ALLYCANDOIT

Goodwill Shopping Haul
6/23/2014 10:35:00 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Yesterday and today are actually my days off so I've been trying to enjoy them. Saturday after work I went to a local goodwill store in an attempt to...  Read more

LILLY_78

Sugar versus Fat?
6/21/2014 9:56:36 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I've been doing a lot of research over the past few weeks (months) about healthy eating. I read so much about the evils of sugar that I actually bough...  Read more

PREPPYCAITIE2

The Relay for Life
6/19/2014 1:11:12 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Hi Friends! Hope all is well with everyone! On June 7th my team and I did a midnight 5K for The American Cancer Society, a very worthy cause. Here are...  Read more

SASSYCHRIS1952

What a Week and it is Only Half Way Through!
6/18/2014 10:32:55 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Sunday played with the grands at the pool! Monday went to a friend's and worked out for a couple of hours in the pool! Tuesday polished...  Read more

VBPARROTHEAD

Kind of like coming home
6/18/2014 9:48:47 PM,  1 COMMENTS

So it's been awhile since I've blogged or even kept track of my food or fitness. Which isn't to say that I haven't been trying I just haven't been dil...  Read more

LILLY_78

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