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  • Beautiful day at our vacation house

    5/28/2017 2:24:51 AM, by ADRIENALINE

    We had breakfast out as we usually do on Saturday. Then drive up to our place in the mountains. We thought we'd miss the traffic by leaving on Sa... Read more

  • San Francisco!

    5/26/2017 12:42:16 AM, by GRATTECIELLA

    On Wednesday, my husband and I celebrated 8 years of marriage. 8 very eventful years, including buying a house, and the birth of two children, ag... Read more

  • My Tummy

    5/24/2017 2:33:23 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    It looks like I have succumbed to diverticulitis. My poor tummy is almost always in heartburn mode. Tomorrow I start prepping for that dreaded di... Read more

  • How Can THIS BE!?!

    5/24/2017 2:18:59 PM, by FITINSPIREBABE

    Ok so this is all crazy and not even realistic at all and mind blowing. Im 178.4 and I can fit into a size 10 & 8 just depending on the brand and... Read more

  • Bathing suit time!

    5/22/2017 2:29:37 PM, by GRATTECIELLA

    Are you ready for bathing suit season? I'm not. We recently went on a vacation to a beach resort. I packed my two favorite bathing suits... Read more

  • My Relationship with Food

    5/21/2017 7:16:07 PM, by GRATTECIELLA

    On Friday, I made (and posted) beautiful (if I say so myself) chocolate cupcakes for my daughter's third birthday dinner. Yesterday I posted a ne... Read more

  • Day by Day

    5/18/2017 11:51:07 PM, by GRATTECIELLA

    Every day is different. Sometimes you eat the bear, and sometimes the bear eats you. Yesterday was a good day, health-wise. I didn't ge... Read more

  • Yesterday was the greatest

    5/18/2017 3:41:21 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    Yesterday, my girlfriend Naomi and her husband David picked up my DH, Mike and I and we drove up to San Francisco to see Hamilton. Read more

  • Survival guide for long days

    5/18/2017 1:50:38 AM, by GRATTECIELLA

    I'm back from family camp! A good time was had by all. We tie-dyed, spent time together as a family, and got to meet some new Jewish families. We... Read more

  • Slow cooker

    5/16/2017 4:17:31 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    For the first time in a long time, I got it together to use my slow cooker. We had Ginger Orange Pork Roast. The recipe is from my Make it Fast, ... Read more

  • Today has been a good spark day

    5/12/2017 7:22:19 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    So far I am well with my calorie count I had a great walk of over 10,000 steps. It was really windy but a beautiful day I have had no negativ... Read more

  • Quick Update

    5/12/2017 2:56:14 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    Boot camp starts Monday! I'm trying a new medicine, lamictal, for my bipolar. So far so good! Sorry I haven't been blogging much. I'v... Read more

  • Scared and grateful

    5/11/2017 3:18:38 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    When I was younger I got asthma whenever I had sulfites (dried apricots, red wine etc) Before I figured it out I'd wheeze and when I took a breat... Read more

  • Offline for the weekend

    5/11/2017 3:08:32 PM, by GRATTECIELLA

    I'm headed to family camp this weekend. A few times a year, my family goes to a weekend camp. It's set up by one of the Jewish sleepaway camps... Read more

  • Binge vs. Treat

    5/10/2017 1:51:02 AM, by GRATTECIELLA

    So today, for the first time since I recommitted on April 1, I had a binge. I ate an entire pint of ice cream in front of the TV. Now,... Read more

  • Majorly Motivation

    5/8/2017 2:12:49 PM, by FITINSPIREBABE

    Ok So I know this is kinda weird and all im 183.4 but don't look like it but yet I can fit into a size 12! How in the heck can that be????!?!?!?!... Read more

  • On fluctuations in weight

    5/8/2017 2:27:09 AM, by GRATTECIELLA

    Today I did a late afternoon work out, and after that, I made the mistake of weighing myself. I weigh in at the gym weekly – I got rid of... Read more

  • Digging out of Self-Sabotage

    5/6/2017 9:42:51 AM, by PAMALAMS

    Every time I drop below a certain weight, I sabotage my efforts and drive myself right back over the threshold. I posted the question to the com... Read more

  • There is a crack in everything; that's how the light gets in

    5/4/2017 7:37:05 PM, by GRATTECIELLA

    I have spent a lot of time cursing my own human frailty. Why do I binge? Why do I overeat? Why do I yell at my kids? Why do I succumb to laziness... Read more

  • 5/4

    5/4/2017 2:15:49 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    Not as hot today. I'm glad. Yesterday, I waited until 4:00 to do my lunchtime walk because that is when we get a good breeze coming from the Bay ... Read more

  • Not binging but splurging

    5/4/2017 2:42:29 AM, by GRATTECIELLA

    Today I woke up in the morning feeling saggy and droopy. Despite over eight hours of sleep (according to my fit bit) I just didn't want to get up... Read more

  • Under calories today!

    5/3/2017 1:28:21 AM, by GRATTECIELLA

    I think I figured out what works for me with lunch! Today, I spent all day with the kids, so of course it was exhausting. I had baked oat... Read more

  • Today

    5/2/2017 4:41:15 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    Wow, it's hot today. I just heard that we have 3 times the snow in the Sierras than we've had for the last 100 Years and they are afraid that whe... Read more

  • 30 day challenge complete!

    5/2/2017 9:03:49 AM, by JENNIE5668

    I have been really bad about keeping up with my blog about my experience with this challenge! But either way, it is done. I completed the full ... Read more

  • Still troubleshooting lunch

    5/2/2017 12:33:51 AM, by GRATTECIELLA

    First of all, I'm very proud of myself today for getting in my exercise even though I couldn't go to the gym as planned. Our nanny cancelled, so ... Read more

  • Another feel good day

    5/1/2017 8:24:32 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    Today we have a day in the 80's That is not a regular occurrence in this area. I was delaying going out for my walk because I didn't want to get ... Read more

  • For real this time!

    4/30/2017 11:11:18 PM, by GIRLWHOLIVED

    I just looked back at my last blog entry... the eve of my 32nd birthday. Well, it's 6 years later (almost to the day) on the day after my 38th bi... Read more

  • On brain chemistry

    4/30/2017 2:49:40 AM, by GRATTECIELLA

    If you've read my other blog posts, you know that a few days ago, I was in complete depression and despair. It had started suddenly. And it ended... Read more

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    I.B.S., Fat Oh My

    4/29/2017 12:58:16 PM, by CURVYELVIESAYS

    Just me finally getting a handle on weight loss...no haven't lost nothing yet. Losing weight is not easy but, I know people with the health cond... Read more

  • Doing great

    4/28/2017 7:02:37 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    The scale is behaving My body is behaving I got a great brisk walk in today I'm back in yoga I'm reviewing statistics Life is gooood... Read more

  • Time for more protein!

    4/28/2017 3:13:56 AM, by GRATTECIELLA

    Today I swam for the first time in at least six months. Wow! What a workout! I swam for about 40 minutes, 40 lengths of the pool, (a little more ... Read more

  • Playing with our food

    4/27/2017 2:33:49 AM, by GRATTECIELLA

    Mentally, I'm feeling SOOO much better today. Not sure why, but I'll take it! For dinner, I made buttermilk-beet borscht (a super easy and y... Read more

  • My I'm on a Diet Confession

    4/26/2017 10:03:09 PM, by CURVYELVIESAYS

    I have a confession for the past few months I've wa... Read more

  • Whoa!

    4/26/2017 8:40:09 AM, by VALKYRIA-

    I woke up today and I was back down to 391.4 :) OKAY, maybe it was just water weight. That means I only have 3 lbs to lose to be back to where I ... Read more

  • Tough times and rocky seas

    4/26/2017 12:32:15 AM, by GRATTECIELLA

    I have been having a tough time for the last week or two. Lots of stress, lots of enmity towards the children. Who, of course, usually deserve it... Read more

  • New starting weight

    4/25/2017 8:06:31 AM, by VALKYRIA-

    394.2 A gain of almost 6 lbs :/ all of the fast food and maybe the side effects of my medicine contributed to this gain. I think I need to j... Read more

  • Lack of Stopping Power

    4/25/2017 12:33:51 AM, by GRATTECIELLA

    I felt tired all day today. I also felt that I deserved some self-love after a long weekend. So I picked up my favorite healthy lunch, poke with ... Read more

  • I moved!

    4/24/2017 6:33:18 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    The move is over! Now I'm unpacking everything. I have 3 weeks until the bootcamp starts, so I'm planning to focus on eating healthy, going to th... Read more

  • Check out this little quiz that going around Spark

    4/24/2017 4:43:58 PM, by ADRIENALINE

    Got this from my friend Bobbi, our fellow Teddy Bear FloridaSun. Give it a try. 1. Do you like blue cheese? Nope, m... Read more

  • Recovering from the weekend

    4/24/2017 2:01:19 AM, by GRATTECIELLA

    It's been a tough weekend around here. In many ways it was a normal weekend, but when you have a five-year-old and a three-year-old, even a norma... Read more

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