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  • Reached my weight goal on the same day as my 5k...a happy day!

    5/21/2016 6:48:26 PM, by HEALTHY513

    Rarely do I ever blog, but today's a memorable day. Just over a year ago to this day I set out to lose 50 pounds, get healthy, and improve my qua... Read more

  • Day 4 - tough one

    5/19/2016 10:57:27 AM, by ROSENDALE52

    All ended well, but a tough one, had to go to town to get groceries and prescriptions, stopped enroute to get my "step" goal done, had a run in w... Read more

  • Day 3

    5/18/2016 10:38:42 AM, by ROSENDALE52

    Another good day yesterday . . the new medication for my back pain seems to be working, I'm only taking it at night because it makes me sleepy, a... Read more

  • Day 2

    5/17/2016 10:31:17 AM, by ROSENDALE52

    Had a great day , got my walking and core strength training done, water and food tracked and on track. Now if I could say that everyday . . I do... Read more

  • Day 1 again

    5/16/2016 9:47:30 AM, by ROSENDALE52

    Going through Day 1 for the umpteenth time and feeling a little down about that, that hopeless feeling that makes my throat tighten and body slum... Read more

  • Update after a long time of not posting

    4/25/2016 9:09:00 PM, by BEHRENDT

    I haven't blogged in a long while! I am doing well with my maintenance, still tracking but now able to eat a wider variety of food... Read more

  • Keep trying till I get it right

    4/9/2016 8:42:35 PM, by LYNNA1968

    Did some retail therapy this morning food shopping an... Read more

  • Have to reset

    3/20/2016 10:25:04 AM, by LYNNA1968

    The last two weeks I have been binge eating. I've gained some weight back. It's all stress or boredom. I'm not hungry. I've moved my treadm... Read more

  • Wth

    2/7/2016 12:03:08 PM, by LYNNA1968

    Guess it's both bad and good still the same weight for the past 3 weeks, also just diagnosed with arthritis in my left knee and perimenopause whi... Read more

  • Time

    1/22/2016 4:25:25 PM, by BUNNYCATS

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  • up up and away!

    1/7/2016 9:43:38 AM, by LIZARDREAMING

    Another day, another pound. Each day, of the last three, have been consistently below on my calorie counts, and two of the three, my calories in... Read more

  • Oh yeah

    1/6/2016 9:32:59 AM, by LIZARDREAMING

    another day, more snow, and another pound. I know that this "weight gain" is not real, but it sure is discouraging. Top of it all, this mor... Read more

  • another day

    1/5/2016 9:53:13 AM, by LIZARDREAMING

    and that's what it feels like. just another day. grey, overcast, rainy day. My get up and go got up and went. Slogged through about 20 minute... Read more

  • keep learning

    1/4/2016 12:19:08 PM, by LIZARDREAMING

    Yesterday ended up being a splurge day. Yes, we need them every once in a while to keep us from getting into a rut, reminding ourselves that we ... Read more

  • weekly goal met!

    1/3/2016 10:57:01 AM, by LIZARDREAMING

    met my goal of 2lbs this week PLUS! This first week is never hard. As soon as I put the breaks on my over eating, things seem ... Read more

  • The fallacy of the scale

    1/2/2016 8:50:55 AM, by LIZARDREAMING

    We're always told to use other gauges for our success: how our clothes fit, how our fitness has improved, how we look in the mirror. But on a we... Read more

  • Angioplasty and Stent

    1/1/2016 9:57:32 AM, by GRAMCRACKER46

    Much to my surprise I had a 100% blocked left anterior descending artery on my heart. I received a stent to open it in November. I have been ea... Read more

  • happy New Year!

    1/1/2016 9:30:36 AM, by LIZARDREAMING

    And got up early enough this morning to spend 3 miles with Leslie Sansone and WATP. At least she says it was 3 miles, and my body agrees. But my... Read more

  • oh well

    12/31/2015 9:30:26 AM, by LIZARDREAMING

    So its day 5, last night had Chinese food for dinner. Too many calories (although still used more than I took in), and ended up oversleeping tod... Read more

  • getting old - not for sissies!

    12/30/2015 9:24:40 AM, by LIZARDREAMING

    So its day four of my "new" program. As I'm determined to stick with it (aren't we always?!), I'm working myself up slowly to fitness. Yesterda... Read more

  • Zumba

    12/29/2015 8:24:11 AM, by LIZARDREAMING

    Got a Zumba DVD and yes, its an energetic work out (did 1/2 hour and my body aches!), but its really not that much different than what I was doin... Read more

  • path to success

    12/28/2015 8:26:09 AM, by LIZARDREAMING

    Every success needs a plan AND one must follow the plan to achieve success So I'm quickly learning that at 66 years old (not old by any ... Read more

  • and here we go again!

    12/27/2015 12:36:12 PM, by LIZARDREAMING

    and from what I can tell, by how slow the site is today, I'm not the only one climbing back on the wagon today!! Oh it is sooooo easy to put... Read more

  • Scary for me

    12/6/2015 7:20:41 PM, by LYNNA1968

    I am having such a difficult time getting to my goal... Read more

  • tell my kids I love them lol

    11/1/2015 7:17:03 PM, by LYNNA1968

    Today was the first day I exercised in literaly months. Started gaining weight, joined 2 fb support groups but mostly people recently post op an... Read more

  • Day 11... Happy Monday:-)

    10/26/2015 1:11:28 AM, by CRENHOV

    Ok... the scale budged... helps with the motivation. There are 8 school weeks left before winter break... I can do this day by day... all 54 of t... Read more

  • Day 10... trying not to be discouraged...

    10/25/2015 2:33:26 AM, by CRENHOV

    I have stuck with the tracking and do feel that I am eating well. This week I will introduce weight bearing exercises. Let's see what happens:-)... Read more

  • Day 8: one week under my belt of successfully tracking what I eat...

    10/22/2015 11:43:49 PM, by CRENHOV

    ...and I lost 1 kilo / 2.2 pounds. I have a goal of staying this motivated to keep tracking diligently for 8 more weeks until my son comes home f... Read more

  • Day 7... weight gain again... why?

    10/21/2015 11:52:51 PM, by CRENHOV

    65.2 today... I have tracked and remained in the low end of the suggested calories. This is very frustrating. I will stick with it....... Read more

  • Day 6... gain...ugh...

    10/20/2015 11:53:48 PM, by CRENHOV

    64.8.... went up .1 and no idea why.... i will stay the course and try to get in a walk today...... Read more

  • Day 5... plateau?

    10/20/2015 12:03:44 AM, by CRENHOV

    64.7... same as yesterday so no external motivation this morning of seeing that number sink. That's ok... I know that yesterday I ate within the ... Read more

  • Day 4 of Being Consistent

    10/18/2015 11:54:52 PM, by CRENHOV

    64.7 Kilos... stayed with the program yesterday logging my food and taking my dog for a walk. Today I start back to work after a week's vacation.... Read more

  • Day 3 of Staying Focused

    10/18/2015 2:31:34 AM, by CRENHOV

    So far so good.... I am now at 65 kilos (still tough for me to admit that weight) "only" 10 to go. After a week's vacation I head back to wo... Read more

  • Day 2 of Taking This Seriously

    10/17/2015 2:00:20 AM, by CRENHOV

    Yesterday went well... I tracked my food (worked on keeping it balanced), went for a walk... this morning I am down .5 kilo... 10.5 kilos to go t... Read more

  • Greetings from Switzerland

    10/16/2015 4:43:24 AM, by CRENHOV

    I have joined multiple teams so here is my intro for them all: My name is Carmen, I am 51 and live just outside of Zurich in Switzerland. I ... Read more

  • gardening

    10/12/2015 8:00:34 PM, by LIZARDREAMING

    Fall in the garden is as busy and intense as spring, maybe more so. I'm a container gardener, using grow bags of many different sizes to give me... Read more

  • again

    10/8/2015 4:00:29 PM, by LIZARDREAMING

    how many times can we start over? As many times as we need!! Craziness has ebbed somewhat and my DH has found himself at the low end of the... Read more

  • Sweet slumbers

    10/6/2015 12:26:35 PM, by HEALTHY513

    I had a great day throughout and into the evening yesterday. Exercise, water, tea, veggies, food logging, staying in my range. The only stumbling... Read more

  • The waiting game

    9/25/2015 2:58:47 AM, by MUSIC66

    Well my LTKR is twelve months and one week out now one waiting list since March 16 2015 knee has got worse my arthritis dr try to get them to do ... Read more

  • Health.gov, Medicare and Dependents

    9/15/2015 2:14:27 PM, by RENATA5

    Being older parents has been an awesome journey. I really believe having my son in my 40's has helped keep me in better physical, mental and emot... Read more

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