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  • Day 14

    11/22/2015 7:15:50 PM, by CUPSANDPUPS

    Today has been kind of a weird day. Our eating schedules have been off due to errands and family stopping by. I've only had 2 meals today and I'm... Read more

  • Day 13

    11/21/2015 9:27:38 PM, by CUPSANDPUPS

    Weekends make me nervous but I stayed within my range! My husband wanted chinese for supper so I ordered mixed vegetables instead of lo mein. I i... Read more

  • Day 12

    11/20/2015 7:21:57 PM, by CUPSANDPUPS

    Happy Friday! I stayed within my range today. Since it started snowing here, I made a potato and corn chowder. It's a "healthier" recipe as it us... Read more

  • Day 11

    11/19/2015 7:06:51 PM, by CUPSANDPUPS

    Happy Thursday! I stayed within my calories today. Once I get used to this, I need to work on my proteins, carbs, etc. One thing at a time though... Read more

  • I am back

    11/19/2015 9:11:45 AM, by NKING1982

    I am back and ready to make some changes. I haven't been on SP in quite a long time. I haven't been using my fitbit. Haven't been tracking anythi... Read more

  • Day 10

    11/18/2015 6:58:32 PM, by CUPSANDPUPS

    I went over my calories by about 20 today. I think I might have needed it today because I did some major calorie burning! For my workouts, I fou... Read more

  • Day 9

    11/17/2015 8:15:06 PM, by CUPSANDPUPS

    Still going strong. Stayed within calorie range. We went grocery shopping and I picked up a different salad dressing and a bunch of veggies to br... Read more

  • Day 8

    11/16/2015 8:14:04 PM, by CUPSANDPUPS

    After going over my calories a bit over the weekend, I got back on track today. We ordered Buffalo Wild Wings for dinner and I planned in advance... Read more

  • Day 7

    11/15/2015 6:34:00 PM, by CUPSANDPUPS

    Today didn't go as well as I hoped. I went over 300 calories for the second day in a row. We had a busy day running errands and had our nephew's ... Read more

  • Day 6

    11/14/2015 7:28:14 PM, by CUPSANDPUPS

    I went over my calorie range by 300 today :/ It was a little irritating but I made the choices and I'll get back on track tomorrow. As far as e... Read more

  • I need to focus and stop avoiding

    11/14/2015 7:02:21 PM, by CHANYN

    So, it has been a month since I posted my plan on this blog. And after that day I kind of avoided being on here.... because I wasn't doing what I... Read more

  • Day 5

    11/13/2015 9:44:17 PM, by CUPSANDPUPS

    I still stayed on the lower side of my calorie goal today. I'm starting to find that I'm not as hungry between meals or wanting seconds like I us... Read more

  • Day 4

    11/12/2015 8:56:52 PM, by CUPSANDPUPS

    Still rocking and rolling with my calories. In fact I had to eat a little more at supper so I'd at least be at the minimum. That's huge for me co... Read more

  • Day 3

    11/11/2015 8:00:05 PM, by CUPSANDPUPS

    Still going strong. Go me! I stayed under my calories. Hubby wanted Subway for supper so I made a few substitutions so I could still enjoy it. ... Read more

  • Day 1 and 2

    11/10/2015 7:29:01 PM, by CUPSANDPUPS

    Technically yesterday was Day 1 so I'll play catch up. I did not get any exercise in, however, I did stay under my calorie goals. And I was still... Read more

  • Here we go again.

    11/10/2015 7:22:27 PM, by CUPSANDPUPS

    I'm ready for a lifestyle change. I'm tired of quitting. I am in my early 30s, overweight and taking medicine for high blood pressure. I am recov... Read more

  • Free Motion tutorial...

    10/17/2015 3:49:22 PM, by MRSSBICKEL

    I am late to get this entry done, having had my tutorial on the Free Motion machines on Thursday. Ooppps! We had finished the tutorial with the ... Read more


    10/16/2015 11:08:11 PM, by MRSSBICKEL

    Ok, I know that painting has to burn calories. It's hard work. I had no idea of the AMOUNT. Most sources claim 300 calories / hour for a per... Read more

  • Starting

    10/14/2015 2:10:23 PM, by CHANYN

    I have written or said "I am starting for real this time" so many times. I have a random moment of total motivation; the stars must be aligned; t... Read more

  • Glow party

    10/7/2015 10:23:42 AM, by NKING1982

    My daughter will be turning 12 next week so for her birthday she wants a glow party. We will have little kids there too, so we decided to do it i... Read more

  • New food ideas?

    10/7/2015 9:53:16 AM, by NKING1982

    I'm working on making more home cooked meals and not so much prepared frozen crap. So last night we had Smoked Turkey Sausage, Twice baked potato... Read more

  • Fall Bucket List

    10/5/2015 3:02:02 PM, by NKING1982

    So i saw this picture and sent it to my daughter, a... Read more

  • October 2015: Weight Machines: Strive

    10/1/2015 1:20:07 PM, by MRSSBICKEL

    I had my first day of training on the Strive weight machines. We only got through orientation on two machines (seated row and chest press) becaus... Read more

  • Oh my Darling, what if you Fly?

    9/18/2015 10:03:39 AM, by AMSPARKS23

    If you have read this quote, there is likely some a... Read more

  • Busy Weekend...again

    9/18/2015 8:54:19 AM, by NKING1982

    My hubby, the girls and I have a busy weekend. Tonight, I am going to make homemade chicken nuggets and french fries for the girls. Then we ar... Read more

  • Day 164

    9/16/2015 9:23:35 AM, by NKING1982

    It's hard to quit drinking if there is alcohol in the fridge It's hard to quit eating junk food when there is so much of it around It's hard ... Read more

  • Day 150-Almost at my goal!!!

    9/2/2015 9:34:36 AM, by NKING1982

    My goal was to lose 20 lbs. I weighed in yesterday at -16, so almost there!!! My corgi weighed in at 33 lbs yesterday. (he needs to go from 34... Read more

  • Weekend Plans

    8/28/2015 10:11:54 AM, by NKING1982

    As soon as i get off work we have a kids b-day party to go to. We probably wont get home until late, so i will try to get my exercise in at work.... Read more

  • Day 4/183

    8/25/2015 11:15:19 PM, by OKOBOJII

    I joined my first DietBet on 8/21 and started the next day. I've been meaning to make this post since, but kept forgetting. I'm so proud of myse... Read more

  • Day 142

    8/25/2015 12:26:53 PM, by NKING1982

    I seem to be doing pretty well still. I need to get more exercise in though. It's hard when you work a desk job all day. I do what i can when i g... Read more

  • Obese Corgi

    8/19/2015 1:32:55 PM, by NKING1982

    Every year my vet tells me that my Corgi is overweight. So we switched him to the best dog food we can find. His treats consist of carrots and ic... Read more

  • Getting Honest With Myself

    8/17/2015 5:40:58 PM, by PERSEIDGIRL

    There was a time in my life when I was coping with unhappiness in many unhealthy ways. None of them were food-related. Mostly it took the form ... Read more

  • Day 134

    8/17/2015 9:48:19 AM, by NKING1982

    My exercise has been going great. I went to the Iowa State Fair on Saturday. And i only ate a tenderloin sandwich, a couple bites of a blooming o... Read more

  • Longevity

    8/14/2015 10:08:51 AM, by AMSPARKS23

    When I think of people that are healthy, it comes f... Read more

  • More movement

    8/10/2015 9:58:15 AM, by NKING1982

    I am finding other ways to get more movement in. Even 10 minutes at a time is better than nothing. -Taking the stairs at work, (i am on th... Read more

  • Day 127-I like the fitbit

    8/10/2015 9:40:43 AM, by NKING1982

    I am really starting to like the fitbit! I am encouraged to get up and move around more and more. "Only how many more steps to go, ya no probl... Read more

  • Perseverance

    8/5/2015 3:14:26 PM, by AMSPARKS23

    Today I stepped on the scale and recorded my weight... Read more

  • Fitbit Flex

    8/4/2015 10:24:43 AM, by NKING1982

    So i started using my new fitbit flex on Saturday. And i have already noticed a few things 1. I am not getting in nearly as many steps a day as... Read more

  • Day 117

    7/31/2015 9:48:15 AM, by NKING1982

    My goals for today: 1. Stay within my calorie range 2. Get at least 30 min of exercise in 3. Make someone smile Tonight, the hubby and... Read more

  • Clingy fabric breeds insecurity.

    7/29/2015 11:53:53 AM, by AMSPARKS23

    Today I woke up and thought, "Today is definitely a sweatpants day." Then my mom called. My niece is getting married, and my mom asked me to go w... Read more

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