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  • Feeling Better

    8/28/2015 11:56:13 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    Those tablets did their job. Isn't it marvelous how many medical breakthroughs have come in the last 20 years?!! Yesterday and Today I was able... Read more

  • Day 4

    8/28/2015 12:59:51 AM, by ONE4WORLDPEACE

    I sleep all day, well most of the day. I didn't work today, but my work had a BBQ, and I sleep till my husband called to ask while I was not ther... Read more

  • Day 3

    8/27/2015 9:06:18 PM, by ONE4WORLDPEACE

    Yesterday, but posted the next afternoon, because I am busy So yeah, today I knew I wasn't going to reach my goals, because most of the da... Read more

  • Day 2

    8/27/2015 8:59:36 PM, by ONE4WORLDPEACE

    Tuesday...but posted Thursday because I am lame caffeine....nope, I had my coffee flavored sugar milk, can I switch up breakfast f... Read more

  • Not easy to sleep...

    8/27/2015 12:03:43 PM, by JUDDLL

    One of the things I got for my birthday was my c-pa... Read more

  • Group Accountability

    8/26/2015 2:57:30 PM, by MAESTRACH

    I took two sets of pictures this morning to remind myself to keep working. Here's the sparkpeople set. The shirt I'm wearing fit like a perfect... Read more

  • Cold Day

    8/25/2015 10:41:28 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    I woke up with a stuffy nose today. My head is pounding. Actually, other than my head, I feel fine. I walked over to Walgreens about 1.5 miles... Read more

  • 44 today...

    8/25/2015 10:41:12 AM, by JUDDLL

    My birthday is today and I feel so positive about where my journey is going today. I am very happy with my progress. I am down another 6lbs for... Read more

  • Baby 1

    8/25/2015 12:19:52 AM, by ONE4WORLDPEACE

    Water goal....achieved no soda goal.....achieved Ate a "clean eating" homecooked meal for dinner. (Nachos, made with black beans, groun... Read more

  • Run Like a Dog

    8/22/2015 11:25:49 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    The Run Like a Dog race was great. My friend walked right along side of me until we got within 50 yards of the Finish Line; then she ran ahead a... Read more

  • run like a dog 2015

    8/22/2015 7:43:26 PM, by PURPLESWIMMER28

    my mom,boyfriend and i did a 5k run like a dog t... Read more

  • Tomorrow

    8/21/2015 10:56:34 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    I'm looking forward to tomorrow's race. It's called "Run Like a Dog" and people bring their dogs, all sizes. When we finish we all get a medal ... Read more

  • What a Day!

    8/20/2015 11:16:10 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    I was almost afraid to get up this morning. I knew it was going to be jam-packed. The only time I could get my exercise was 7:30 am. I fixed D... Read more

  • Day 3...Blessings and prayers

    8/19/2015 11:29:54 PM, by MAESTRACH

    Today's blog is harder to do. Our state lost 3 fire fighters today in a wildland fire. Mike and I are no longer on the lines, but we're still a... Read more

  • Day 82

    8/19/2015 1:19:44 AM, by MLYONS2003

    This last week has been horribly stressful. My home state has been on fire for the last 2 weeks. Friday my mom was evacuated, thankfully they ha... Read more

  • Day 2 Counting what's right

    8/19/2015 12:46:25 AM, by MAESTRACH

    Today's top 10 list 1. Got up before my alarm. 2. Remembered to eat 3 meals. 3. Did REALLY well at my job interview this morning. After d... Read more

  • A Day at Home

    8/17/2015 7:53:24 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    Today is that most unusual day for me....a day at home. It's not that I haven't had interaction with others. I just haven't left home to do it.... Read more

  • A 3 person interview pep talk Me, Myself and Kathy

    8/17/2015 10:19:49 AM, by MAESTRACH

    Honesty time. I am SOOO frustrated this week! I HATE the 195 to 190 range. It is the hardest for me to break through. I'm REALLY peeved at my... Read more

  • Second night of sleep study...

    8/16/2015 11:35:14 AM, by JUDDLL

    Don't remember if I mentioned the first night of my sleep study but they found I do have sleep apnea. I was called that same day when I got home... Read more

  • Coconut Oil Asparagus Stir Fry

    8/15/2015 8:01:11 PM, by RHONDASUEDAVIS

    This recipe packed nutrition, fiber and low calorie cou... Read more

  • Getting Down to Business

    8/14/2015 11:07:48 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    Our Weavers Guild is having a summer-long mentoring project. I'm one of the Beginners. In June we learned about fibers and looms and planned ou... Read more

  • tip of the day...chia seeds in your water cup

    8/13/2015 12:57:54 AM, by RHONDASUEDAVIS

    This one came from my 8th grade son. The football team put chia seeds in their water cuos to help their muscles not tear. Also helps with staving... Read more

  • Lunch

    8/12/2015 9:46:52 PM, by FERNWELL

    Forgot to eat lunch, I'm going to have to work on that.... Read more

  • Still going strong...

    8/12/2015 7:36:35 PM, by JUDDLL

    So I had my second appointment in Seattle yesterday. I had to see the nutritionist and the shrink (way easier to spell) and both appointments we... Read more

  • Day 76

    8/12/2015 12:46:22 PM, by MLYONS2003

    I have made my first goal of losing 5% 10 days early! I had plenty of struggles staying on track when my husbands parents were ... Read more

  • Scales

    8/11/2015 10:43:15 PM, by FERNWELL

    My son takes the battery out of the scales so I won't the weigh myself everyday.... Read more

  • Here's my Pictures

    8/10/2015 8:58:37 AM, by PATTI_PAL1

    The Group last month for our Meetup.... Yes... Read more

  • Finding New Projects - Changeover Time

    8/9/2015 12:14:07 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    Warning: Long rambling post, especially for me to get my thoughts together. If you want to skip it, that's fine with me. Catch to next time...... Read more

  • Hmmmm...

    8/7/2015 6:39:30 PM, by JUDDLL

    So three weeks down and I have lost 30lbs. I had my first appointment in Seattle and it laid to rest a few things I was worried about. I learne... Read more

  • Flower Bombing

    8/6/2015 1:17:20 AM, by PATTI_PAL1

    Today was so special. For one thing, I had a visit from PENZUZU, a new member of our Olympia Spark! Team. We learned that my oldest daughter wa... Read more

  • Day 68-One day at a time

    8/4/2015 2:12:57 PM, by MLYONS2003

    It is so easy for me to think about tomorrow and how everything will be so much better when I get to my target weight. I am coming to realize tha... Read more

  • Day 67-Struggling to get back on track

    8/3/2015 2:30:15 PM, by MLYONS2003

    I feel like I am sabotaging myself. I have a few great days, full of energy and positive attitudes. Then I have one bad meal, and I think the who... Read more

  • Looking Toward My 70th

    8/1/2015 10:38:32 AM, by PATTI_PAL1

    It's the beginning of my birthday month, and I think its time to tell you about it. I am rejoicing. I am so grateful for SparkPeople and all it... Read more

  • Two plus weeks in...

    7/31/2015 4:30:43 PM, by JUDDLL

    Still doing alright. Down approximately 21 lbs. Really working hard towards this goal. I have decided to set my rewards for getting to certain... Read more

  • Personal Trainer & Heather

    7/31/2015 1:05:19 AM, by PATTI_PAL1

    We had a great time at the Fair. None of the items were disqualified, and we found them all. I've got blue, red, and white ribbons. My hobby i... Read more

  • Silk Painting

    7/30/2015 12:03:59 AM, by PATTI_PAL1

    We did Silk Painting in our "Inspire Your Creativity" group today. One of the gals had purchased silk scarves for us; they only cost $5. Mine w... Read more

  • Day 59-Vacation is over!!

    7/29/2015 10:43:16 PM, by MLYONS2003

    I had such a wonderful time with my husband's parents these last two weeks. I enjoyed every moment! Now is it is past time for me to get ba... Read more

  • The Birthday Meetup

    7/26/2015 7:17:16 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    Today is our Meetup for the Olympia Spark! Team, and I planned a Birthday Party for my friend Kim (FRAYEA here). I made two different SparkPeople... Read more

  • Day 58-Vacation

    7/25/2015 3:10:18 PM, by MLYONS2003

    This past week has been so difficult for me. I have my in-laws here visiting and it is my birthday tomorrow. Eating has been horrible. We have... Read more

  • Wednesday was a good day...

    7/24/2015 3:22:37 PM, by JUDDLL

    So on Wednesday I went to Federal Way to the other weight loss surgery seminar and I got all the information I needed to make the right choice fo... Read more

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