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  • 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

  • it's saturday

    11/18/2017 3:30:38 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter and i had a great day yesterday! we saw the movie called Wonder and really enjoyed it. both of us are taking it easy today. it has be... Read more

  • Rebooting again....

    11/18/2017 1:31:36 PM, by MISSFAE

    So I'm back to my top weight ever. I'm sick, which used making eight loss basically impossible. I tried talking to my doctor about options consid... 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

  • Successful run with my dog

    11/15/2017 11:16:43 PM, by RJFERRARO315

    It has been a few days since I last went running. The last two nights I went to concerts after work and there wasn't time to go running. However... Read more

  • #I Am Doing It Before New Years Day 1

    11/15/2017 11:36:02 AM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    Alright, time to get STARTED!!!! Holiday Goal: Maintain my current weight 11/15/17 Weigh In = 134.1 Holiday Bonus Goal: Lose 5lbs du... Read more

  • # I Am Doing It Before New Years

    11/14/2017 12:51:57 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    I've been thinking a lot about the holidays and the food and how it ties in with our celebrations and how easy it is for most of us to gain 10lbs... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    11/14/2017 10:20:27 AM, by MOMMY445

    i am well prepared for my job interview tomorrow. my daughter says hi. she has a day off school this week. we may go to the movies on that day if... 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

  • it's saturday

    11/11/2017 1:30:47 PM, by MOMMY445

    it is another cool day here today. my daughter and i are at the local library relaxing and taking it easy. i will know in about two weeks whether... Read more

  • Egg Fast Preliminary Results

    11/11/2017 8:36:19 AM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    Monday starting weight: 138.6 Friday final weight: 133.7 Loss: 4.9lbs. I finished a day early because I had a lunch date with a a friend and I w... 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

  • it's friday

    11/10/2017 4:29:34 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had just one job related appointment today. turns out the first one i originally thought was all set was changed once the company hired someone... Read more

  • Egg Fast Day 4

    11/9/2017 9:45:23 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    Well I have been really crabby but I’ve managed to finish day 4. Tomorrow I have a lunch date with a friend so I will start transition food tomo... Read more

  • it's thursday

    11/9/2017 11:08:50 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to relax and take it easy for me today. tomorrow i have two job interviews. one interview is in the morning and the other one is in the aft... Read more

  • Life and Loss and Love

    11/8/2017 4:50:57 PM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    Saw a friend in our friend feed whose status said "facing loss". A couple years ago I thought I knew how that felt. Today I find that my lif... Read more

  • Egg Fast - Day 3

    11/8/2017 4:46:17 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    I wasn't sure if I was going to do 3 days or 5 days on the egg fast. I'm now leaning toward the full 5 days plus the recommended 2 days of trans... Read more

  • 5 month journey

    11/8/2017 3:56:30 PM, by SYLBA61

    I started this journey to a healthier me a few years ... Read more

  • It's wednesday

    11/8/2017 10:36:15 AM, by MOMMY445

    i heard from a completely different job place yesterday afternoon. i will be going for testing and to fill out some paperwork on friday afternoon... Read more

  • Really good run tonight

    11/7/2017 11:17:44 PM, by RJFERRARO315

    Tonight's run went really well. I ran farther for longer and ran faster. Yahoo! First 12 minute mile in a very long time. Last time I ran it w... Read more

  • Egg Fast - Sample Menu & website

    11/7/2017 4:49:23 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    Day One Breakfast Coffee or Tea – Black or Bulletproof (1 Tbsp MCT oil or coconut oil + 1 Tbsp unsalted butter)(sugar free sweete... Read more

  • Egg Fast Day 2

    11/7/2017 2:02:51 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    Yesterday went really well. I finished the day at 8g total carbs. I wasn't hungry. I focused on water. I managed to eat in an 8 hr window bet... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    11/7/2017 12:56:48 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter says hi to everyone! i heard from another place for a completely different job. i will know more about it later on when i talk with t... 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

  • Back on Track

    11/7/2017 9:22:27 AM, by CALLIKIA

    Hello, Sparkers! Okay, so I need to get my butt back on track. That isn't to say I haven't had successes along the way, but I'm now two yea... 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

  • it's monday

    11/6/2017 3:35:50 PM, by MOMMY445

    the in-person interview for today was rescheduled to friday morning. i did have a phone interview for the other job earlier this afternoon. i wil... Read more

  • Egg Fast

    11/6/2017 2:22:04 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    I decided to start an egg fast today. I am generally following the plan on this site: www.ibreatheimhungry.com
    /2014/07/egg-fas... Read more

  • Finding motivation

    11/6/2017 1:49:26 PM, by PENSIEVEGAZER

    I am- yet again- struggling with motivation. It definitely helps me to track my diet and exercise, but sometimes I just want to give up. The abse... 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

  • it's sunday

    11/5/2017 2:41:24 PM, by MOMMY445

    a new week has begun. a day to just relax and have fun! woo hoo! my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,ever... Read more

  • it's friday

    11/3/2017 11:10:46 AM, by MOMMY445

    i have a phone interview on monday for a different job. i have prepared for the in-person interview that i have on monday morning. i am enjoying ... Read more

  • Day 9 streak...slow but still here

    11/2/2017 1:14:14 PM, by JAZZPUPPY

    I never thought that I would feel full on a salad, but I believe that I should have stopped and left some in the bowl. Only 1.5 cups baby sp... Read more

  • it's thursday

    11/2/2017 12:54:28 PM, by MOMMY445

    i have heard from three different companies regarding job opportunities today. i have already spoken with one of them. if the hiring manager like... Read more

  • Running struggles

    11/1/2017 11:01:48 PM, by RJFERRARO315

    I took Halloween off for running. So I went tonight and took my dog and son with me. This was the first time I took my dog. I've been avoiding it... Read more

  • a new month

    11/1/2017 10:07:30 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter and i had a great time trick or treating yesterday! today i am getting in some errands that i did not get to the other day. i am stil... Read more

  • Starting to hit the hard time of year....

    10/31/2017 1:22:28 PM, by JAZZPUPPY

    Here we are again on this endeavor to lose weight. It always seems to be towards the end of the year that I begin to again try and control my te... Read more

  • happy halloween!

    10/31/2017 1:17:10 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter and i are all set for halloween! she got to wear her costume to school today and she is soo excited! she has me excited,too! have a t... Read more

  • Happy Halloween!

    10/31/2017 9:59:57 AM, by JERSEYGRL4EVR

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