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  • Funerals are tough

    12/12/2017 8:16:42 PM, by BFOUNTAIN6

    Grandma died and we went to her funeral this weekend. With little time to prepare, measure, or have my tools in general, it was a rough 3 days. I... Read more

  • Husbands comments ...

    12/11/2017 5:30:37 AM, by ZENNITH

    The weight is beginning to come off now i have stopped breastfeeding. I'm really pleased to feel like I'm getting back to my old self so I joking... Read more

  • Changes

    12/10/2017 4:15:05 PM, by GIRLMARCIA

    The last few months things in my life have been chaos. I have been on one hell of a roller coaster. I have seen many highs, and way to many low... Read more

  • Making it through Christmas....

    12/10/2017 2:13:05 PM, by MAEBURNS

    Hi all. Have not blogged or tracked for the last couple of weeks. I have been extremely busy with both job and Christmas preps. I am happy to sa... Read more

  • Month One down !

    12/9/2017 7:19:13 PM, by LOVELAUGHSMILE

    Well its crazy to believe but it has been an entire month since I walked down the hospital corridor, jumped up onto a hospital bed panic rising.... Read more

  • Just for Me

    12/9/2017 9:34:44 AM, by CORIELEE88

    I've struggled my entire life with weight. Getting my... Read more

  • When people ask "how'd you do it"?

    12/8/2017 11:24:01 AM, by MAGLITE7

    Since January, I have lost 53 pounds, going from an obese 218 to an "overweight" 165. My weight loss has leveled off a bit in the past few months... Read more

  • I Am Not a Lab Rat

    12/6/2017 2:59:27 AM, by ARGYLEMYSTERY

    I hate how doctors always make me feel like they are experimenting on me. In my experience, they love to act superior with patients (especially m... Read more

  • Empty....

    12/5/2017 12:32:41 PM, by DEVSANGEL1

    I have been struggling with so many things, that I have been empty. My heart my head, my life. I am working on me from the inside out. It is g... Read more

  • It's been awhile

    12/5/2017 6:50:05 AM, by SANDRA_E

    So, in three years, I have managed to gain all of the weight back. :( the good news is that I have learned a lesson....that I can't just take a... Read more

  • looking to make changes

    12/4/2017 4:50:27 PM, by BFOUNTAIN6

    Well, i'm at the time to look at changes. i'm planning my food more purposefully and I hope to finish the day at my calorie goal. I have defina... Read more

  • Getting back to basics....

    12/2/2017 12:25:59 PM, by KATHERINEKNIPP

    I first and foremost want to thank those of you who commented on my last blog post. The comments were motivational, and some made me really thin... Read more

  • Getting "me" back

    12/1/2017 1:58:59 AM, by ZENNITH

    For the last 24 months I've either been breastfeeding or pregnant and both gave me an uncontrollable appetite (not an excuse just an observation ... Read more

  • Day 1 - Part 2 (7 years later....)

    11/28/2017 7:48:57 AM, by KATHERINEKNIPP

    Why am I doing this? Why am I making these changes? I feel sluggish, fat and tired all of the time. My stomach hurts – my boobs hurt – all of ... Read more

  • Never skip a Monday workout

    11/27/2017 5:24:49 PM, by CPHORTON

    I read a few post that said never miss a Monday workou... Read more

  • Made it through TG intact!

    11/26/2017 9:01:23 AM, by MAEBURNS

    I am happy to put this Holiday behind. I cooked up a storm but when it came time to taste the foods, I only sampled a tiny bit instead of taking... Read more

  • Turkey Day

    11/23/2017 6:22:17 AM, by MAEBURNS

    Well here I am on Thanksgiving the cooking highlight of my year. I have prepped and baked up a storm so far. Pumpkin cheesecake, pumpkin pies, a... Read more

  • The Holiday Struggle Bus!

    11/21/2017 11:41:35 AM, by SAMANTHAKNUTH

    I feel the same every year. Holidays are coming and I get sad about my weight. All summer long, I ignored it. Then boom, here come all of the Hol... Read more

  • Looking forward to my happier self!

    11/20/2017 10:01:42 PM, by MAEBURNS

    Not much time to blog tonight! I am supposed to write about my true goals for weight loss. I want to be at a healthy weight again. I am having ... Read more

  • Sleeved ! Finally !

    11/20/2017 8:35:52 PM, by LOVELAUGHSMILE

    Well after a two year wait on Nov.9th I finally was sleeved ! The past few months have been totally crazy and hard, I have been on a liquid diet ... Read more

  • Scale ain't moving but

    11/18/2017 6:58:10 PM, by CPHORTON

    My size 2x shirt is getting big on me yessss. Staying... Read more

  • A very busy night indeed! Now down 10 lb :0)

    11/18/2017 7:05:32 AM, by MAEBURNS

    I was working in the hospital the other night and was up working for most of it. Burns tons of extra calories when you don't get to sleep! After ... Read more

  • Plateus are still progress

    11/13/2017 12:35:08 PM, by MAGLITE7

    I've been stuck for over a month now. I hit "overweight" for the first time in eight years, and my body seems to think that is good enough for no... Read more

  • This flexibility tho

    11/13/2017 10:18:13 AM, by SLJMOORE

    Good grief! I started my beginner workout plan from the Daily Burn and boy do I have my work cut out for me. As an ex- cheerleader, my flexibilit... Read more

  • What about excercise?

    11/12/2017 10:20:16 PM, by MAEBURNS

    They said I should blog about exercise today. Really, I have been very motivated to exercise since beginning my healthy lifestyle. Today I spen... Read more

  • 7 lbs down and Thanksgiving getting closer...

    11/10/2017 8:34:57 PM, by MAEBURNS

    I am now pretty used to not having as many calories. I track every day to keep myself honest! You should have seen the bag of food I needed to ... Read more

  • Todays my birthday!

    11/8/2017 6:00:44 PM, by LISAKAY881

    I turned 29 today. I made a promise to myself that I will NOT go into my 30s overweight... Guess I should get started, huh? lol I am enjoyi... Read more

  • Day 1 of work weightloss challenge

    11/7/2017 9:56:13 AM, by DMMILLER81

    Well today is day 1 of our weightloss challenge here at work and at my first official weigh in I weighed 224. I am hoping to loose around 30 lbs ... Read more

  • New excercise bike

    11/6/2017 10:03:52 PM, by MAEBURNS

    Well it came today, my new Nordictrack exercise bike! What a bear it was setting it up. My husband and 2 sons took over from me after a made a f... Read more

  • Its been a while..again

    11/6/2017 1:10:28 PM, by KALBERT4

    I'm happy to report that some good things have stuck with me...I'm down approx. 15-20 lbs. since starting on this site. Slow and Steady wins the ... Read more

  • Hard making a nutrition change

    11/5/2017 11:21:07 PM, by CPHORTON

    I'm working on making some food choice changes. I don't have refrigerator space enough for meal prep unfortunately. I don't want to eat the same ... Read more

  • 5 lbs!

    11/5/2017 8:31:34 PM, by MAEBURNS

    Well, I have reached a goal although it is a small one. I have been completely faithful to my new lifestyle. I am excercising daily and actually... Read more

  • Yay!!!!

    11/5/2017 9:43:04 AM, by SAPPHIRE154

    I just weighed in! 4 lbs gone! Soo excited about the start of my journey!!!!!!!... Read more

  • Happy Halloween!

    10/31/2017 8:06:12 PM, by SAPPHIRE154

    I haven't tracked for several days, but I've been really busy with my new job! Today was day 2! They have a full service cafeteria where I can ... Read more

  • Ready for Halloween!

    10/30/2017 10:30:18 PM, by MAEBURNS

    We just finished carving our annual pumpkins! Stayed on my diet and am now entering phase 2 according to the Spark coach. I have been trying to s... Read more

  • Go Eagles!

    10/29/2017 8:41:39 PM, by MAEBURNS

    Well, we won another football game! My miracle continued and I slept with some interruption due to the terrible bed we have in the on call room. ... Read more

  • A small miracle!

    10/28/2017 8:57:53 PM, by MAEBURNS

    My miracle is that I am on call and have not had any patients come in! Some of my nursing friends would say that I will jinx myself but who cares... Read more

  • Tomorrow is it!

    10/27/2017 11:22:13 PM, by LISAKAY881

    I gave myself a day to get myself ready to cut down on my diet. I recalculated all of my goals here on SP and went grocery shopping today. My fia... Read more

  • whoo hoo!!!!!!

    10/27/2017 8:33:23 AM, by DMMILLER81

    I weighed in today and got a big shock, I am down 3 lbs!!!! I am sooo excited!... Read more

  • Day 4 of my lifestyle change.

    10/27/2017 7:50:11 AM, by MAEBURNS

    Funny thing happened to day. I logged onto Spark People today to update my weight and found that I had lost 31 lb! Not really. I think my son s... Read more

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