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  • Another Nutty--or is it naughty?--Bit of news...

    12/12/2017 6:43:20 PM, by I.M.MAGIC

    There is a strong possibility that I'll lose my internet connection this coming Friday, and I've no clue how long before I'll be able to post aga... Read more


    11/22/2017 12:14:54 PM, by I.M.MAGIC

    HEY, GIRL! I love that you mention processed cheese products... Velveeta melts wonderfully and tastes great, but it has 400+ gm of sodium, befo... Read more

  • From resistance to willingness; applied to disordered eating

    11/6/2017 5:25:45 AM, by WHITE-GREEN

    (This is my 2nd blog today... Again, to save time, I used an online aid to translate this blog that I first wrote in Dutch. Then I took out the b... Read more

  • Endocrinologist appt

    10/27/2017 7:19:23 PM, by K1TT3N

    So my sugars have been in the 350 to 450 since I was sick in March and I have been trying with the stuff they told me in the hospital , cause th... Read more

  • Turtle method

    9/16/2017 9:41:33 AM, by KOI239

    Just like the turtle, because of my breathing problems, I walk slow. It takes me more time than most folks to get from point a to point b. I try ... Read more

  • New Normal

    9/2/2017 7:51:56 PM, by SBECKER526

    Bob passed away on August 9, 2017. I was his acute caregiver for 5 years. We had almost 45 years of marriage. Yet, I am at peace. His body ha... Read more

  • Looking Forward to Fall with the Lime Team

    8/16/2017 3:21:00 PM, by ORCHIDLADY56

    Many moons ago I had a friend who recommended Spark and I joined. As well, I became a member of the Lime Team for BLC. I did that for years but s... Read more

  • Another Challenge... but Not For Me Alone!

    8/15/2017 3:52:56 PM, by I.M.MAGIC

    I was told yesterday that my therapy cat Licorice has kidney disease. ... Today the blood tests came back. The numbers look "beau... Read more

  • Air

    8/14/2017 9:56:36 AM, by KOI239

    Most people take air and breathing as just there, but those of us who struggle to breath everyday know different. Every little thing I do, such a... Read more


    8/12/2017 11:56:30 AM, by I.M.MAGIC

    I was watching a man make an 18th century breakfast, and read some of the comments. People were saying how "eating those foods" caused diabetes, ... Read more

  • I'm going to start making my own bread

    8/9/2017 3:09:02 AM, by DIALYSISCHIC1

    I've determined there is something going on with my d... Read more

  • No - I can't eat kale!!

    8/6/2017 4:15:57 PM, by ORCHIDLADY56

    Kale, kale everywhere and not a bit can I eat! All of a sudden, kale is in everything and almost every recipe has kale. We love the chopped... Read more

  • One last time

    7/17/2017 11:49:35 AM, by DAYDAYFITZ

    I have made this journey countless times and here I a... Read more

  • Getting Back On Track

    7/8/2017 7:22:52 PM, by TAMMYD45

    Okay, it is time I start to take my health seriously. Yes I may need a powerchair, but there is still things I can do. And who knows, I may be ab... Read more

  • Month #5 10% weight lost

    7/2/2017 2:23:02 PM, by PITTER6

    I can't stop this yo yo weight lost. When I have a good month, I let up too much and the next one is not as good. I'm down, but not what I woul... Read more

  • Pretty Indoor Garden!

    6/30/2017 8:37:59 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I went to the mall cinema to see The Mummy. Then I walked to the bank to deposit some money. The bank is next to a hotel. I was just walking arou... Read more

  • The Mummy : A review!

    6/28/2017 8:13:48 AM, by EOWYN2424

    No, this is not the Brandon Frasier one but this was released this year staring Tom Cruise! Overall, this movie was a non-stop rip-roaring r... Read more

  • Enough inaction! It's high time for action!!!

    6/27/2017 8:30:43 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I will lose the weight this time, and I won't look back. This healthy lifestyle is for life! I will only allow myself a small portion of a t... Read more

  • Stuck again

    6/21/2017 10:00:47 AM, by KOI239

    Well I finally saw a change in the scale numbers! Hoo Ray! Dropped two pounds and now it seems stuck again, but the good news is my pants are beg... Read more

  • Left alone to carry on!

    6/17/2017 6:35:54 AM, by EOWYN2424

    My boss brought me to her home to continue with the work. The entire family has gone out for dinner but I am left alone here to continue with the... Read more

  • Plateau

    6/16/2017 8:00:43 PM, by KOI239

    I have been on a plateau for four weeks. But this morning when I got on the scale I had dropped a pound. I hope that this is a sign that plateau ... Read more

  • Trying again......

    6/15/2017 11:07:55 AM, by ORCHIDLADY56

    Wow - I had not realized how long I had been away until I saw the last blog. I have been away from both exercising and sparkpeople for quit... Read more

  • In it for the long haul!

    6/12/2017 9:02:15 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I was overweight again today. It's a Monday. I am usually heavier on a Monday because of the weekend. I owed the dialysis machine 1kg today. Whic... Read more

  • ReStart~ Take 2!!

    6/9/2017 6:44:46 PM, by SUNRISEKNITS

    Here we are, half way thru 2017. It's been 2 years since I decided to start my health journey the first time. 2 years of severe health problems, ... Read more

  • I feel betrayed by my own body!

    6/5/2017 10:10:11 AM, by EOWYN2424

    After I tried my best to control my fluid intake this weekend, I only put on 3.5kg. Therefore I set the target at 4kg to give allowance for the s... Read more


    6/4/2017 6:22:42 PM, by I.M.MAGIC

    There are days when it's hard to remember that we're all God's children. Last night, someone stole my neighbor's wheelchair off of his porch. T... Read more


    6/4/2017 6:21:54 PM, by I.M.MAGIC

    There are days when it's hard to remember that we're all God's children. Last night, someone stole my neighbor's wheelchair off of his porch. T... Read more

  • Month 4- losing 10% of my weight

    6/4/2017 2:11:01 PM, by PITTER6

    I had a very good month!!!! I did my goal and some of last months shortage. It's not easy, but staying away from sugar has helped so much. The... Read more

  • Pizza

    6/4/2017 1:22:59 PM, by KOI239

    I was home alone and didn't feel like cooking or eating leftovers and a little stressed out as my car has been in shop longer than they quoted. D... Read more

  • Soooooo Mad!!!

    5/30/2017 10:57:07 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I rushed home from work without even going home to bathe only to be told by the maid working in the host's house that today there was no Bible St... Read more

  • Bad influence

    5/29/2017 9:50:19 AM, by KOI239

    Fell of the wagon! Husbands and/or boyfriends can be a very bad influence. Holidays and parties too! I had been doing great with my diet but then... Read more

  • My Resolve!!!!

    5/29/2017 12:26:16 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I have made up my mind to really watch what I eat and drink. This is because I'm on dialysis and everything I drink gets stuck in my body until t... Read more

  • My Garden

    5/25/2017 2:26:27 PM, by KOI239

    I have been working in my garden several days this week. I feel like I am burning more calories than what I read you use. I have been digging and... Read more

  • ME

    5/24/2017 7:49:02 AM, by KOI239

    I have never been a selfish person but there comes a time when you need to think "ME". If I don't start thinking "ME", I can be of no use to oth... Read more

  • Pokemon Go

    5/19/2017 8:04:15 AM, by KOI239

    Get out and catch them all. Get moving and walk your buddie and get more candies to evolve him to the next level this week, and at the same time ... Read more

  • My plan for today!

    5/19/2017 1:59:27 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I already had a kaya sandwich for breakfast but I was tempted to get 2 curry puffs at the dialysis center. A nurse walked to a nearby stall to bu... Read more

  • Stress is a real downer

    5/17/2017 11:16:04 AM, by KOI239

    For the past three and a half months I have been under constant stress. There has been a dark cloud hanging over me. It has effected me financial... Read more

  • Say hello to my 4 new friends!!!!

    5/16/2017 5:21:00 AM, by EOWYN2424

    The ones in the square box! And they cost so little... Read more

  • Rats! Foiled again!

    5/15/2017 8:26:07 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I fully intended on working out today. But I spent the afternoon watching youtube videos and I spent the entire evening napping! I was just sooo ... Read more

  • Relaxing Stroll!!!

    5/14/2017 8:07:09 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I did a dance workout yesterday but I felt lazy to sweat and workout today. I have achieved my workout target for this week. So, I felt like taki... Read more

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