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  • Granddaughters first movie

    11/12/2017 10:43:00 PM, by MONEYSTRETCHER

    Got to go with my granddaughter to her first movie. It was a family every. My Little Pony. She loved it. Glad I went. Popcorn smells and popco... Read more

  • Mammogram

    11/10/2017 5:35:23 PM, by HEMPGIRL1584

    Breast cancer is a very scary diagnosis. I went in for my yearly mammogram on Tuesday, I was called on Wednesday and told I needed a follow up ... Read more

  • Feeling Better and Recovering Faster

    10/31/2017 7:38:23 PM, by MONEYSTRETCHER

    So I changed from low carb, which I do OK on to Keto. Mainly because I have a lot of pain issues and I wanted to lower my inflammation. I still... Read more

  • 10,000 steps

    10/30/2017 1:45:39 AM, by MONEYSTRETCHER

    I can't believe I got in 10,000 steps today. Took all day. I still can't do it in one walk. But I just worked on it off and on all day. I got to... Read more

  • G BOMBS - Are they for me? For you?

    10/28/2017 11:31:36 PM, by CARTOONB

    I listen to a LOT of podcasts. One of them, 40+ Fitness, had an interview with Dr. Furhman, discussing his latest book, Fast Food Genocide. One... Read more

  • K-80 Saturday

    10/28/2017 11:06:16 PM, by JOCYMC1956

    I spent today dealing with all the honey I have from the harvest in September. First ...I made creamed honey a month ago and it was more t... Read more

  • trying to get healthy after years of neglect

    10/24/2017 12:58:53 PM, by HEMPGIRL1584

    I think I have always had a great need to fit in...... friends smoked, I smoked.... then none of my friends smoked and I was alone in that. Fr... Read more

  • One day at a time

    10/23/2017 12:16:07 PM, by SKINNYSUSAN57

    I dislike so much about my life. I dislike how i look, how i feel. I dislike that I have Diabetes, I dislike that I am always the fattest one in... Read more

  • Got angry and went for a walk

    10/22/2017 8:40:32 PM, by MONEYSTRETCHER

    So something happened that I didn't like and I can't change. So instead of eating I went for a long walk. Drank some water. Sometimes you just ... Read more

  • Lost a wonderful young friend today

    10/20/2017 11:28:21 PM, by MONEYSTRETCHER

    I had the privilege of helping out a young teenager a few years ago. She was often misunderstood and people often gave her a bad time. She was ... Read more

  • Another goal reached!

    10/19/2017 11:54:44 PM, by CENTAURITIGER

    I had delayed getting my labs done, but I finally did so a few days ago. Results are in... on my lowered dose of metformin, I am finally in "norm... Read more

  • Walked twice the distance in the same amount of time

    10/19/2017 3:52:41 PM, by MONEYSTRETCHER

    So I got out my tennis shoes. Haven't worn them in a year. Went for my walk and decided to go a little farther. Then a little farther. I realized... Read more

  • On Keto and daughter wants to go to Olive Garden

    10/19/2017 12:24:03 AM, by MONEYSTRETCHER

    So my daughter has been having a hard time keeping food down. She's managing a meal a day. Yesterday she had success with Olive Gardens soup. Whi... Read more

  • K-70 Wednesday

    10/18/2017 9:26:42 AM, by JOCYMC1956

    I dreamed I had a whoosh and was down 5 pounds. I woke up, got on the scale and was up by 1.1 this week. Disheartening. I'm not losing t... Read more

  • I'm back

    10/17/2017 4:47:12 PM, by MONEYSTRETCHER

    Wow it's been so long I lost all my Spark points. I've kept most the weight I lost off. But it's creeping back. So I'm back at it again. I want... Read more

  • On my way

    10/1/2017 6:54:44 AM, by CENTAURITIGER

    I've been having some insomnia issues due to stress - so much so that the kiddo tends to wake up before I've even fallen asleep. So this morning ... Read more

  • K-52 Saturday

    9/30/2017 6:44:45 PM, by JOCYMC1956

    Woke up with cramps in my foot. I had to get up and walk for a bit before they went away. I decided I might as well stay up even though it was ... Read more

  • Sometimes, being older is an advantage!

    9/27/2017 11:48:11 PM, by CARTOONB

    Last Saturday, a friend and I ran/walked a 5k. We started "practicing" our 5k's about three weeks before the race. We would walk for awhile, th... Read more

  • Motivations

    9/27/2017 11:57:26 AM, by AWYEAGLE

    What motivates you to keep moving towards your goals? Is it that little black dress you've always wanted to wear? Maybe it's playing with your ... Read more

  • K-46 Sunday

    9/24/2017 6:04:32 PM, by JOCYMC1956

    Last night I experienced the joy of a pan seared rib-eye steak. All my life I've broiled or grilled my steaks. As a kid I remember my Mom talki... Read more

  • Busy weekend!

    9/24/2017 12:28:01 AM, by CARTOONB

    I haven't been online as much the last few days since I've been so busy IRL. All week at work, the boss has been in Singapore. He will be in Ta... Read more

  • 16 minutes of gentle chair yoga

    9/23/2017 1:17:57 PM, by ANNETTECAN

    I took 9 minutes off of the time because it was very slow, neck rotations, stuff like that. It feels wonderful in the morning to breath deep and ... Read more

  • COURAGE

    9/20/2017 2:12:27 PM, by NANANEVERAGAIN

    Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice At the end of the day, that says "I'll try again tomorrow".... Read more

  • 2 goals, 1 day.

    9/20/2017 5:21:22 AM, by CENTAURITIGER

    If you hadn't heard - the Northwest was ablaze with red-level air quality during the time of Hurricane Irma. We were safe from the fires, but the... Read more

  • Winters a coming!

    9/19/2017 10:24:26 AM, by COFFEEPLEEZ

    It was 45 degrees this morning when I took my kid to the bus stop. I'm so excited for sweater weather! It went from summer (90+ degrees)to fall ... Read more

  • Tried it and it worked!

    9/17/2017 10:42:22 PM, by CARTOONB

    Here's the recipe I tried tonight. I added 3/4 C of some GF white mix stuff with 1 1/2 cups of water. Non-GF folks can add one can of cream of ... Read more

  • K-38 Saturday

    9/16/2017 9:15:46 AM, by JOCYMC1956

    I haven't been losing weight on this WOE for the past week. In fact, I have gained 2 pounds back. I haven't done any cheating. Have kept my ca... Read more

  • New recipe to try to make gluten free

    9/15/2017 12:27:28 AM, by CARTOONB

    Here's the recipe for the dinner my friend made for Bunco. It's not gluten free as she sent it to me, so I will have to do some finagling. I'm ... Read more

  • Oh the horror!

    9/14/2017 4:57:02 PM, by AWYEAGLE

    A much dreaded thing just happened to me. A lady that works in my building (for another company) walked passed me and said "wow you've lost a to... Read more

  • The Blahs

    9/13/2017 10:48:42 AM, by AWYEAGLE

    In my past life living in Diet Yo-Yo Ville when I would hit Blah Street I would immediately take a left at Carb Ave and head into Junkfood Cafe f... Read more

  • K-34 Tuesday

    9/12/2017 3:54:01 PM, by JOCYMC1956

    Went to my Doctor's appointment this morning. He was astonished that I had changed my cholesterol levels so much in 1 year. He asked me what cha... Read more

  • K-33 Monday

    9/11/2017 5:37:01 PM, by JOCYMC1956

    I got the results back from my blood test. I see my Dr. tomorrow and he should be pleased. Sept 2017 ... Read more

  • K-32 Sunday

    9/10/2017 6:27:47 PM, by JOCYMC1956

    My sleep quality has gotten worse lately. I go to bed between 10:30 and 11:00 and have been waking up 2 hours later. I usually go right back to... Read more

  • Every "miracle" diet supplement has the same ingredient

    9/10/2017 12:30:59 AM, by CARTOONB

    I read a weekly magazine that has a hot new diet every week. Sometimes it's the revamped grapefruit diet. Or the supercharged Weight Watcher's ... Read more

  • K-29 Thursday

    9/7/2017 9:31:58 AM, by JOCYMC1956

    My alarm went off at 6 a.m. yesterday and I was "Why is that alarm going off? It can't be Sunday already." and then I remembered that I had to b... Read more

  • Down 30 pounds, here's to another 30

    9/5/2017 3:10:44 PM, by ANDROMEDAFIRE

    Earlier this year, I lost 30 pounds by practicing portion control and using phentermine as an appetite suppressant. I used phen for 2 months bef... Read more

  • K-27 Tuesday

    9/5/2017 10:49:12 AM, by JOCYMC1956

    This week my weight has been up and down but at least it continues to go down. 174 today. I had experimented with Bulletproof Coffee to se... Read more

  • I like four-day weekends!

    9/4/2017 11:06:04 PM, by CARTOONB

    Today felt like a bonus day! I had extra time to get everything done without the stress. I'm ready for tomorrow with no worries!! AND...it's a... Read more

  • Didn't get my swing set project started

    9/3/2017 11:37:42 PM, by CARTOONB

    I was going to turn my old swing set into a new planter. Planned to start yesterday. BUT, since I had the chance to go watch very excellent foo... Read more

  • Had a fantastic day!!

    9/2/2017 11:42:27 PM, by CARTOONB

    Thank you all for the comments on my Mirror Face blog. I would love to hear what your mirror face says to you every morning. I've put some thou... Read more

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