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  • good things and some things...

    5/21/2015 12:37:26 AM, by IAMBIZI

    I weighed 140 this morning! it is 118 day Alcohol free. I lost 3 inches all over when I measured this morning. 3 weeks ago I had a hip inju... Read more

  • Hard work out last night!

    5/5/2015 9:05:13 AM, by IAMBIZI

    down to 141 this morning again slept until 7 am so that is 6 1/2 hours sleep, but I feel really rested. (I will stick to the 1 mg ... Read more

  • Been slacking on exercise

    5/4/2015 5:35:09 PM, by BARNUN311

    the last few days I've had trouble getting myself on the treadmill. I have been running around doing stuff and most days I'm at the same burn lev... Read more

  • I am happy with my progress!

    5/1/2015 11:29:06 PM, by IAMBIZI

    I definitely jogged longer with out a break like 6 minutes jog(5mph) 1 min walk(3.5mph) for most of the hour. 9 minutes straight at the end. ... Read more

  • 71 Days & 57 Pounds - Feeling Good

    4/26/2015 2:29:07 PM, by QUANTIMKAT

    71 days in and I haven't lost the Spark. :) A friend who hasn't seen me for a while commented on my weight loss so apparently it is making a visi... Read more

  • I survived a beer garden...whew!

    4/25/2015 11:56:57 AM, by IAMBIZI

    It is pouring and we have festival international this weekend. We went last night. Fun but I can't just stand around and listen to music, it hurt... Read more

  • pushing my self too hard....

    4/23/2015 9:42:12 AM, by IAMBIZI

    How does one determine max heart rate? It took me a long time to get it back to 100. This is how I know that I am not in good shape. I have t... Read more

  • jogging history

    4/20/2015 11:46:54 PM, by IAMBIZI

    Aug 2013-Jan 2014 165 days AF, July 30- AF, August 19- AF, 8 DD, 4 mod., September 21- AF, 6 DD, 3 mod. October 14- AF, 3 mod, 14 DD, November: 1... Read more

  • Hi There

    4/19/2015 7:38:11 PM, by EMILIA_RIE

    I'm here..again, I guess you could say. Or rather, still here. This place where I know what I need to do, know how to do it, and can picture it... Read more

  • Down a size! Woo-Hoo!!

    4/18/2015 10:54:33 PM, by BARNUN311

    Last night I bought a new pair of jeans and a new pair of capri's. Down to a size I haven't fit into for almost 25 years!! Having a few hiccups b... Read more

  • Goals!

    4/17/2015 11:03:46 PM, by IAMBIZI

    Well .... I made it 3 days off the internet. Better than none. I can't believe I just said to my husband that "I am going to be alcohol fr... Read more

  • taking a break from the internet.

    4/12/2015 1:31:43 AM, by IAMBIZI

    I am taking a break from the internet. Have been running hypomanic for a while now and I need to reel it in so to speak. I will check back in nex... Read more

  • sort of survived a dinner party.

    4/10/2015 11:14:24 PM, by IAMBIZI

    We went to a dinner party. There were about 10 of us there. Right away they wanted to give us alcohol...I told the hostess Molly that I was n... Read more

  • Great day!!!!!

    4/9/2015 11:46:08 PM, by IAMBIZI

    Today was a great day! Saw a nursing home client this morning...her feet were in such bad shape. I washed and soaked them and worked off all of... Read more

  • 1st time fit bit user!

    4/8/2015 8:11:12 AM, by IAMBIZI

    Aug 2013-Jan 2014 165 days AF, July 30- AF, August 19- AF, 8 DD, 4 mod., September 21- AF, 6 DD, 3 mod. October 14- AF, 3 mod, 14 DD, November: 1... Read more

  • 73 days...I wobbled tonight....

    4/6/2015 12:03:22 AM, by IAMBIZI

    Happy Easter! Yesterday I spent 2 hours getting food items from various stores for todays meal. I picked up 2 pounds of shrimp. paul is makin... Read more

  • 68 days today! 147 this morning!

    3/31/2015 8:08:45 AM, by IAMBIZI

    147 this morning, 10 weeks ago(1-12-15) I weighed 164. I could not have done this still drinking! up early again at 6;15, drinking that first c... Read more

  • I am so full!

    3/27/2015 11:07:13 PM, by IAMBIZI

    I ate a lot today for dinner: After the guitar competition we met up back home. We have a friend staying with us and I had driven separately si... Read more

  • After the War

    3/24/2015 7:38:17 PM, by QUANTIMKAT

    Well, I didn't do as badly as I expected during my vacation. I think I gained about 3 pounds over the week but that could just be mostly my body ... Read more

  • Today I struggled....

    3/15/2015 12:06:12 AM, by IAMBIZI

    Today I struggled. I made it 50 days alcohol free and wavered tonight. Earlier in the day I thought I could drink is saturday an... Read more

  • 47 days

    3/11/2015 12:51:19 AM, by IAMBIZI

    Had a lebanese lunch today chicken schwarma and humus, tabouli and lentil rice. All very good!!!!! (too many carbs though!) After work today ... Read more

  • T-Shirt

    3/8/2015 7:09:33 PM, by HAUNTINGME

    First, I'd like to thank everyone for their support on my last blog. I was feeling really bad, and you guys lifted my spirits......thank you. ... Read more

  • 3 weeks in and 25lbs lost

    3/8/2015 5:26:45 PM, by QUANTIMKAT

    So I have now made it 21 days without going over my daily allowed calories. No softdrinks, no candy, no sweets. Frankly I am amazed with my own s... Read more

  • The first away from home test

    3/7/2015 9:21:21 AM, by QUANTIMKAT

    Sometimes I travel for work and this makes keeping up good eating habits difficult for me. The is especially true when I join clients for lunch o... Read more

  • 43 days AF.......

    3/7/2015 12:30:14 AM, by IAMBIZI

    UGH!!!!! I just got back from shopping....the worst thing to shop for??? BRAS! I finally found a bra that fits now and will fit even better... Read more

  • Cold Day

    3/5/2015 10:41:15 AM, by HAUNTINGME

    Like a lot of people, stress affects almost every aspect of my life. Working two jobs finds very little time to exercise, along with planning me... Read more

  • Two Weeks In

    3/3/2015 9:00:49 PM, by QUANTIMKAT

    Ok, so I am two weeks in and I made it past my usual crunch point. Down about 17lbs so far. No sugar, kept under my caloric intake and I have bee... Read more

  • Reality Check

    3/2/2015 1:36:15 PM, by SKSUTTON

    Sunday morning I got up for church. Bleary eyed and longing for another cup of coffee, I stepped into the bathroom to get ready. As I glanced dow... Read more

  • I saw my new doctor today!

    2/28/2015 12:57:02 AM, by IAMBIZI

    I saw my new Doctor today. Filled out a lot of forms and they took a thorough history. Went over my meds/vit/supplements. I liked her staff, ve... Read more

  • Back on SparkPeople

    2/23/2015 7:39:19 AM, by QUANTIMKAT

    Ok, I am back. Just posting this to help get myself back on track. It has been years since my last post but I haven't forgotten how to eat health... Read more

  • I made it to the gym!!!!!

    2/16/2015 11:27:31 PM, by IAMBIZI

    HI I went to the gym and walked on the tred mill 90 minutes for 5.3 miles at 3.5 mph. Used my head phones to listen between food shows and hanity... Read more

  • Internet addiction?????monday morning.....

    2/16/2015 11:04:42 AM, by IAMBIZI

    I changed my starting weight to reflect what I posted on my daily weigh ins: 164 on 1-12-15. I think that was elevated due to water weight and ... Read more

  • Happy Valentines Day!

    2/14/2015 6:03:52 PM, by IAMBIZI

    Stayed in bed until 9 am. hubby surprised me with big heart balloon and flowers and 2 cards....I had a card hidden in my car unsigned and that wa... Read more

  • AF sunday

    2/8/2015 9:15:50 PM, by IAMBIZI

    half listening to the grammies. Hubby is on the couch. This morning he got sick after eating something that did not agree with him from mcdon... Read more

  • My new shoes are in! Joining a new gym!

    2/7/2015 11:05:26 AM, by IAMBIZI

    down to 154 this morning. Calling it early 16 day AF. Picked up my new running shoes yesterday. Yes they are purple and teal and very pretty! ... Read more

  • 13 day AF and getting things done!

    2/4/2015 11:09:14 AM, by IAMBIZI

    I had a client cancel for this morning so I have a lot of spare time to do as I please. TOOK a shower!!! Am going to run by the lab and see if ... Read more

  • Lack of discipline, dreams

    1/30/2015 12:30:35 PM, by IAMBIZI

    For a long time now I have been in and out of therapy dealing with my issues. I have made an appointment to see a doctor of osteopathy. I fou... Read more

  • Day 7 AF

    1/29/2015 11:11:52 PM, by IAMBIZI

    From the smart recovery web site I did a work sheet from their tool box. It is called the CBA: cost benefit analysis. So I thought I woul... Read more

  • Day one.....

    1/23/2015 10:28:01 PM, by IAMBIZI

    Got up early for me when hubby's alarm went off at 7:15 (I am not a morning person). Went out of town for my foot care client and back for an e... Read more

  • Drinking too much and helping a friend....

    1/20/2015 4:45:24 AM, by IAMBIZI

    This is the second night that I drank too much and now i woke up and took another klonipin to see if I can go back to sleep. my chewed my cutic... Read more

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