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  • Met My First Goal

    10/22/2017 11:22:52 PM, by BLAYNESGAMMY

    I lost a total of 19 lbs. My goal was to get to 260, since I haven't been that weight in a while now. Stepped on the scale this morning an... Read more

  • Welcome fall.. like a month ago😉

    10/22/2017 10:31:41 AM, by JENN53888

    I’m a year older.. still fat. 😆 I know what I need to do, but everyday passes without doing it. Some days I feel annoyed with that, some days I’... Read more

  • One Year Later--Weighing In

    10/21/2017 5:50:13 PM, by HAPPYCRICKET

    It has been over a year since I posted here, and I am happy to say that I weigh a little less than I did. I am at 277 (270 by my bathroom scale, ... Read more

  • it's saturday

    10/21/2017 1:27:40 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had a lovely dinner out the other night. today, i will be heading out with a good friend of mine to celebrate that i got a job. my daughter say... Read more

  • A New Day Has Dawned

    10/21/2017 12:56:16 AM, by BLAYNESGAMMY

    It's been a while since I've posted on here. Crazy how time flies and your busier days just keep getting busier. I'm in college full time ... Read more

  • woo hoo!!

    10/20/2017 4:08:48 PM, by MOMMY445

    i found out this afternoon that i got the job! i start on monday of next week and i am really looking forward to getting back into the working wo... Read more

  • Time for Me

    10/20/2017 3:19:05 PM, by JERSEYGRL4EVR

    I booked a vacation for me and my kids....It's been a long time coming and I find myself daydreaming about it. It's exactly 9 months away. I cant... Read more

  • it's thursday

    10/19/2017 2:18:25 PM, by MOMMY445

    i have a job interview tomorrow morning for a part time job. i have already looked up information on the company and i have noted the directions ... Read more

  • Back to the grind

    10/19/2017 8:35:10 AM, by DMMILLER81

    I joined a weightloss challenge at work called biggest loser today. It wont start until November 6th but I figured this is a way to make sure I a... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    10/18/2017 9:55:30 AM, by MOMMY445

    i went to see the movie victoria and abdul yesterday and i really enjoyed it. i am looking forward to when the new thor movie comes out in novemb... Read more

  • depression and weight gain

    10/18/2017 8:02:11 AM, by DMMILLER81

    I have just been diagnosed with depression, and I can tell you it has been a long journey already. I was so scared for so long to tell my doctor ... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    10/17/2017 11:05:13 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to catch up on some errands and to go see a movie. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    10/17/2017 11:05:12 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to catch up on some errands and to go see a movie. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Another Day

    10/17/2017 7:51:40 AM, by INDIANALOOSER

    It's so easy to slip back into old habits. Gotta remember to break it down into small parts. Baby steps... One calorie at a time... Read more

  • Can't believe it has been a year since I wrote here:-)

    10/16/2017 12:40:28 PM, by JZITKOVIC

    It is almost Halloween again. Bruce started working the very early shift (4:00-12:30) and I got up with him this morning and worked out. Hoping ... Read more

  • Starting Over

    10/16/2017 12:00:08 PM, by DAWN220

    I have lost over 75 pounds since I started Spark People in 2006. I am sure many of you have experienced this, but I let life get in the way. I ... Read more

  • My New Year Just Started

    10/16/2017 5:32:24 AM, by CLJONES2738

    I turned 55 last Friday so I am considering that the beginning of my New Year and an opportunity to get my act together. The following are s... Read more

  • Starting Over

    10/15/2017 6:16:38 PM, by TWEETY2015

    So much has happened since I was last on here. Sparkpeople is such a great tool, yet my motivation is tied to my emotional state, which hasn't b... Read more

  • it's saturday

    10/14/2017 3:44:25 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter and i are just taking it easy today. we may go to the local park after dinner today. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a great d... Read more

  • Surprise

    10/14/2017 12:08:11 PM, by SYLBA61

    Granddaughter! Sometimes a granddaughter that you've ... Read more

  • Rant

    10/14/2017 10:54:29 AM, by MANDI2181

    I came across this link (http://www.returnofkings.com/
    31586/8-reasons-to-date-a-
    former-fat-girl). "8 Reasons to Date a Former Fat Girl". ... Read more

  • it's friday

    10/13/2017 10:09:05 AM, by MOMMY445

    today is a day for me to catch up on some errands and to do some of my online courses, too. i am still actively looking for work. my daughter say... Read more

  • Positivity and Recovery

    10/13/2017 9:57:56 AM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    Life is going to knock us down sometimes. That is all... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    10/11/2017 1:50:43 PM, by MOMMY445

    it feels more like fall now here, weather wise. my daughter and i will be going to a concert later this month to see one of her favourite bands. ... Read more

  • It Should Be a Law

    10/10/2017 6:14:06 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    That the work place is off limits for the propagation of sugared foods but for the last work day before a major holiday. Why is there a never en... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    10/10/2017 2:25:33 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great weekend and so did my daughter! she has a halloween party and dance coming up at her school and she is really looking forward to bo... Read more

  • Stress eating is real.... amongst other things

    10/9/2017 8:30:08 PM, by CPHORTON

    I have been in a bad place lately, tired, overwhelmed,... Read more

  • it's friday

    10/6/2017 10:40:09 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter has the day off school today. she and one of her friends are going to the movies this afternoon. as for me, i may go to the movies th... Read more

  • it's thursday

    10/5/2017 10:20:47 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a good day the other day. i feel that the job interview went very well and i will hear back from the company by this saturday at the latest... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    10/4/2017 3:45:12 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had a different kind of a job interview today for a place i like to buy my clothes at. it was done group style yet it was not the least bit int... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    10/3/2017 11:19:11 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful sunny day here today! my daughter says hi! i am taking it easy today and not doing too much. tomorrow and thursday are busy days for ... Read more

  • Here we are again!

    10/2/2017 9:34:55 PM, by MOMOF5STINKERS

    The battle of food addiction has had me going back and forth for years. I lose, I gain. I had wls a week and a half ago and I am so thankful. It ... Read more

  • it's monday

    10/2/2017 7:07:11 PM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful day here today. i am getting ready for halloween and so is my daughter. she is still deciding what she wants to be for halloween this... Read more

  • Back at it.

    10/2/2017 6:54:54 PM, by XELADIRKS

    Back to my usual over my goal weight by 20 lbs. Can't believe it has been 6 years since I lost 20lbs using Spark People. My life has changed so... Read more

  • October and the Part 2 Cycle

    10/2/2017 11:13:29 AM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    Well its October and I've been functioning in the Part 2 cycle of my life style since the end of August. The Part 2 cycle is where I am really o... Read more

  • it's friday

    9/29/2017 11:46:58 AM, by MOMMY445

    i got my medical tests done yesterday. i will know all of the results by the time i see my doctor next week for a follow up. my daughter says hi.... Read more

  • Need to track

    9/29/2017 8:35:37 AM, by CPHORTON

    Accountability is really why I need to track. So often, I just eat and log later or I get lazy and just don't feel like it. Recipe for disaster. ... Read more

  • Weight loss after 40

    10/9/2017 3:48:28 AM, by LAURAJOECRYSTLE

    Decided to start not only losing weight but having accountability measures in place. For the past few weeks my husband and daughter and I have be... Read more

  • Married to my weight

    10/11/2017 1:54:16 PM, by MYQUEST4ME

    I can't help but feel like I'm married to my weight. Marriage can be a great thing. I've been married to my husband for seventeen years. No... Read more

  • Meal plans on app

    10/12/2017 11:33:43 AM, by JODIMOGAVERO

    Can anyone tell me if I can change the meal plan suggestions on the food log? I am vegan and it would be nice if it followed my preferred foods.... Read more

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