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  • Not gone long this time

    2/17/2017 10:43:18 AM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    I needed to take a break to deal with grief and being sick again. Turns out my medicine is messing with my pancreas. But I really want to beat th... Read more

  • Aftermath Part Deaux

    2/6/2017 3:32:07 PM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    I never had to go as in depth with someone's death as dealt with the week prior, but the aftermath is still being felt. Somewhere in grief, one f... Read more

  • Calming

    2/2/2017 12:02:32 PM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    After all the events of the laat three days, Bruce and I juat lay down and slept for a few hours. This stuff is so draining... But somehow, we kn... Read more

  • Aftermath

    2/1/2017 8:37:59 AM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    My husband and I are not even focused on our diets right now. In fact, yesterday, we hardly ate because we had the task of informing people that ... Read more

  • She passed...

    1/31/2017 8:24:48 PM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    We went to hospice to spend the day with her (my husband's grandmother) but she had passed at 10am. RIP Eva 💔 you will be missed... Read more

  • More stuff, omg

    1/31/2017 12:04:29 PM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    So yesterday was hard with hearing about my dad, now my hubby's grandma is in hospice and there is not much time left for her on this earth. I ju... Read more

  • Grrrr and stuff

    1/30/2017 6:37:15 PM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    My dad almost died early this month. He promised a long time ago that he would quit smoking. He broke his promise.... He has been smoking. I am s... Read more

  • Lesson learned

    1/29/2017 12:45:24 PM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    After having cut most sugary stuff from my diet, I thought I could treat myself last night when my hubby and I had dinner with my family, and ord... Read more

  • Plan of Action

    1/28/2017 12:10:50 PM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    Step one, gave up soda (I cannot drink diet if it has aspartame and had to drink ginger ale for my tummy) --- Push more water ✔ Step 2, start me... Read more

  • Night and day

    1/27/2017 9:43:13 PM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    On the left is from today. on the right is from jus... Read more

  • Fasting (skipping meals) and why it is bad

    1/26/2017 3:50:38 PM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    I think it is time for me to use my college education. My disclaimer is that I am not a professional nor am I a certified nutritionist, however, ... Read more

  • Bad day

    1/26/2017 1:44:17 PM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    Yesterday was a bad day in general. Just little th(ngs mostly, though, like dropping a bowl of food on the floor, and dumping a whole glass of wa... Read more

  • Frustration!

    1/25/2017 6:33:11 PM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    That moment you eat a high calorie meal just to meet minimum caloric intake and you are still 100 under. But you are exhausted and don't want to ... Read more

  • Sleep and Caloric Intake

    1/25/2017 1:25:22 PM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    Been having a problem with sleep due to getting off of different medicines that helped to control my throwing up and the pain it caused. Trying d... Read more

  • Less struggle, yay

    1/24/2017 7:52:20 PM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    I am pleased that I was able to barely make it to minimal caloric intake tonight. It was kind of a hectic day, had to be up earlier than normal a... Read more

  • My hero. No, seriously!

    1/24/2017 2:08:48 PM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    My husband is a big guy, as I have mentioned in a previous post. Like me, he has type two diabetes. Watching him at the gym leaves me in awe ever... Read more

  • My Definition

    1/24/2017 3:28:14 AM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    What defines me? Fat? Ugly? Stupid? I walk through life with pointed fingers in my face, A giggle in my ear As if I must hide m... Read more

  • Okay.

    1/24/2017 3:02:01 AM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    I made it through my first portion control day of the reboot. It is hard to fill up the calories when you are not hungry, but my stomach seems to... Read more

  • Struggle

    1/23/2017 8:26:26 PM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    Today was a major struggle for me, as I finished logging my caloric intake for the day... I was not really hungry today, but I measured and ate m... Read more

  • Health things

    1/23/2017 5:34:50 PM, by KIMMIEBEANZ

    I keep having things stall my weight loss efforts and even undo my efforts. This most recent one is something I think I should share with those w... Read more

  • Nature's Powerful Peace

    1/7/2017 4:41:47 PM, by JKAY0115

    Every time I choose to go for a walk outside, I am reminded about just how centered this allows me to be. There's something about the rejuvenati... Read more

  • new Fitbit

    11/29/2016 7:12:20 AM, by CATFISH_FAN

    I bought the Charge 2 model, which does sleep tracking. It is interesting to see the past 2 days worth of progress, I can see when I woke up and... Read more

  • Always moving forward

    10/23/2016 10:41:19 AM, by KELLISUNSHINE

    What a year this has been. My weight this morning was exactly 200. Which is 5 more than a year ago but 8 less than 6 months ago. But what a yea... Read more

  • Progress

    10/18/2016 9:34:04 PM, by CATFISH_FAN

    I'm moving past ragweed pollen season and getting active again. I had a rough late summer/early fall with hay fever allergies to the max, causin... Read more

  • Pattern

    9/5/2016 7:06:40 PM, by KELLISUNSHINE

    Persistence shows a pattern. I am far from perfecti... Read more

  • Sunny Sunday

    9/4/2016 11:46:27 AM, by KELLISUNSHINE

    I really like Sundays. Today is a beautiful sunny Sunday of a 3 day weekend and perfect temperatures. I love September weather as long as it does... Read more

  • Enjoy the Journey

    8/28/2016 9:41:24 PM, by KELLISUNSHINE

    I bought a little turtle on my birthday that states, "Enjoy the journey." I move at a slow pace. I gained before I started to lose again. I joine... Read more

  • Loving my Golden Monkey tea!

    8/4/2016 9:22:10 PM, by CATFISH_FAN

    That is the American name, technically it is Panyang Congou and comes from China. I bought from Adagio teas online, cheaper than other brands su... Read more

  • Sparkalicious Sunday Miscellany

    6/5/2016 11:00:17 PM, by SPARKNB

    Feeling sparkalicious: !sparkalicious fitness: muscles a little tight and sore - from being more active Goal for week: keep ramping up my act... Read more

  • Taming Sweet Tooth 21 day Challenge - journaling assignment on my cravings - pretty boring for anyon

    6/4/2016 1:39:21 AM, by SPARKNB

    For the Taming Sweet Tooth 21 day Challenge, I'm required to journal: "This whole week (and for the rest of this challenge), you will keep track ... Read more

  • Inspired by article on Organization

    6/2/2016 9:29:06 PM, by SPARKNB

    Inspired by article on Organization: www.sparkpeople.com/reso
    sp?id=1992 "10 Ways t... Read more

  • June Re-start

    6/2/2016 4:26:12 AM, by SPARKNB

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  • Another fishing day, 25 bluegill!

    5/31/2016 1:53:30 PM, by CATFISH_FAN

    I found some bluegill on beds yesterday when I was out for catfish, so I hit the hiking trail and fished from shore for 3 hours this morning, cau... Read more

  • Finally went fishing!

    5/30/2016 1:48:56 PM, by CATFISH_FAN

    I went this morning from 3am to 6:30am and caught t... Read more

  • missing catfish fishing

    5/21/2016 6:13:32 PM, by CATFISH_FAN

    It is the season in Michigan, crappie are spawning, bluegill are biting, and my favorite the channel catfish. And I have pneumonia. I am on ant... Read more

  • Slogging through February

    2/23/2016 8:03:40 PM, by MIMI_B

    I've been hanging in pretty well with my nutrition logging... that has been my main focus as I get myself back on track. I've been using the mob... Read more

  • Argh.

    1/29/2016 9:28:44 AM, by MIMI_B

    Damn teacher's lounges and their stupid doughnuts! Ate a doughnut that I didn't need. Will be adapting the rest of my day's food to adjust for i... Read more

  • Another restart

    1/18/2016 1:27:43 PM, by MIMI_B

    It'll be OK. It's just another restart. I've been having a hard time finding time and energy to keep at the exercising. I'm stuck in that "Whe... Read more

  • the cold that lasts and lasts...

    1/16/2016 11:10:14 PM, by CATFISH_FAN

    So I have been sick more of the time than not since Thanksgiving. Virus after virus, I'd get better for a few days and never all the way before ... Read more

  • Holidaze time

    12/27/2015 4:06:41 AM, by SPARKNB

    Wasn't too dazed this year, other than others' expectations. Helped several, had efficient yet fun celebrations (except for mine, but hard to be ... Read more

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