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  • Oct 1

    10/1/2017 12:16:27 PM, by ITICITIC

    While I am finding the lack of chips/cake/ice cream, etc. challenging, the scale yesterday was a nice payoff--down 10 pounds since I started on S... Read more

  • Cold or flu

    9/30/2017 8:37:03 PM, by MISSA526

    I feel horrible. I am nauseous and I am coughing and my nose won't stop running. I had to cancel plans I was really looking forward to and spent ... Read more

  • Will not give in!

    9/29/2017 7:59:15 PM, by MISSLORI5

    Fall is upon us. At least it is here in the Northwest! Leaves are flying everywhere, fruit is falling from our tree, and the days are getting sho... Read more

  • Grocery Shopping

    9/29/2017 11:04:39 AM, by JULMATT

    This week I have ate way unhealthy. I’ve tracked everything and the number keeps going higher and higher each day. I would be doing good and t... Read more

  • Sep, 28, 2017 Getting close

    9/28/2017 10:10:47 PM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    It has been a pretty good month. Catching up on some housework. Monday was my pre-surgery appointment. All the blood work came back good... Read more

  • 34 and trying again

    9/26/2017 9:16:08 PM, by ANDI_DREA

    The last time I posted anything, I was 32. Two years later, I am still at 210 lbs. Fast food, sweets, Pepsi are my food downfalls. TV, tablet,... Read more

  • Flare-Up

    9/26/2017 6:57:07 PM, by JSUSAN1773

    I tried so hard to ignore it and work through the pain, but I have to admit it to myself! The dreaded Fibro Flare. It comes on with no wa... Read more

  • Healthy Wage to give me the incentive I need

    9/26/2017 3:16:16 PM, by EMSMOM4

    I joined healthy wage after losing 20ish lbs to give me the incentive I need! I am big into competition, so why not compete against myself. I pay... Read more

  • Day 2

    9/26/2017 10:23:44 AM, by GIGGLES911

    I got up got on the treadmill started my running slowly ate breakfast and planned out my meals for the day.......lets see where it goes... Read more

  • Life Lessons 1

    9/25/2017 9:15:54 PM, by JSUSAN1773

    "There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is." -Albert Einstein - ... Read more

  • Discouraging

    9/25/2017 8:32:10 PM, by ITICITIC

    I've been faithfully tracking my food for 3 weeks now, and have seen some progress as I have been fairly good about hitting my desired calorie ra... Read more

  • Felling GREAT!!!! TODAY

    9/25/2017 4:54:41 PM, by LEGGSMALON

    Finely cool outside spent time in my cathouse,opened front door no more airconditioners,picked up around house and cold going away after three we... Read more


    9/25/2017 1:03:52 PM, by SMIDGON

    This is the fall arrangement I put together for ou... Read more

  • Eve of Day 1 AGAIN

    9/24/2017 6:04:27 PM, by GIGGLES911

    Well here we go again.....i guess the trick is to never give up.....so Im starting again....Tomorrow up early treadmill 20 minutes is my goal....... Read more

  • 10 Percent

    9/24/2017 5:50:43 PM, by JSUSAN1773

    I've decided to break down my weight loss into 3 or 4 small goals using 10 percent. First Goal : 23 lbs = 212 lbs Second Goal: 21 lb... Read more

  • Old Tricks Can Still Work

    9/24/2017 6:30:50 AM, by JULMATT

    Today I am going back to basics, as I call it. Other words, I am going to reach into the past and pull out some tactics that worked when I fir... Read more

  • Life

    9/23/2017 1:52:39 PM, by JSUSAN1773

    Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. -G.B. Shaw- I'm not sure exactly when I gave up on life, but I think ... Read more

  • Still Counts

    9/23/2017 8:35:29 AM, by JULMATT

    I had a goal of going to the gym for exercise this morning. Had my clothes laid out and everything, but . . . (You knew there was one coming) ... Read more

  • Happy Weekend

    9/22/2017 8:43:35 PM, by LINDA!

    I plan to eat well this weekend. I already have vowed that I will get more freggies in my diet this weekend. Staying away from junk food, snacks,... Read more

  • Am tired of being a non-cooker!

    9/22/2017 12:33:31 PM, by MISSLORI5

    My refrigerator is full of vegetables! I am coming up against one of my real obstacles in eating right-cooking!! I have to build my desire to be... Read more

  • Whoo hoo Friday!! All good...

    9/22/2017 12:16:25 PM, by DEVSANGEL1

    I have gotten through almost all of my week pretty well I think. I am so thankful it is Friday!! One of my son's is a freshman this year, and h... Read more

  • Thursday September 21, 2017

    9/21/2017 12:37:46 PM, by DEVSANGEL1

    I like this blog thing. It keeps me in check. If I come on here and confess my sins...LOL then I feel better. It gives me accountability. ... Read more


    9/21/2017 6:21:39 AM, by SMIDGON

    I had always noticed while taking Lexie to normal vet checks. On the desk at the receptionist area is a battery operated candle. Next to ... Read more

  • I'm stubborn...not in a good way....

    9/20/2017 4:16:25 PM, by DEVSANGEL1

    Today I started my journey well. I got up, walked for about 20 minutes, then headed to work while drinking my smoothie. Not bad...so, I get to ... Read more


    9/19/2017 6:34:33 AM, by SMIDGON

    I wanted to share with you a keepsake given to us from Lexies vet. This is a clay ornament of her 'handprints' just before she went to the "Rai... Read more


    9/18/2017 4:04:07 PM, by SMIDGON

    Here are two more favorite spots. I like the effects of the shadows and being taken through a screen door. Read more

  • Challenged to meet a new goal

    9/17/2017 12:40:15 AM, by BETHELLENNASH

    I'm on day 22 of my Miracle Morning routine. While I haven't particularly been getting up much earlier, I have intentionally started my day with ... Read more

  • Getting together my tools against winter!

    9/17/2017 12:05:47 AM, by MISSLORI5

    Cool weather is coming! I look forward to the coziness, candles, and hot chocolate side of it, but I have anxieties, too! Along with winter come ... Read more

  • It's the big one, Elizabeth

    9/16/2017 11:32:06 AM, by ANGLING4MORE

    Showing my age here, but I always got a chuckle out of Redd Foxx in Sanford and Son when he would fake heart attacks to try and get his way. He ... Read more

  • Wrong Thoughts

    9/16/2017 11:03:09 AM, by JULMATT

    Today was weigh-in day. Needless to say I was shocked when the scale told me I weighed 290.4. That a loss of . . . . wait. No loss. My mind wa... Read more


    9/15/2017 7:16:30 PM, by SMIDGON

    Our eldest grand daughter aND her husband came down from where they live about 45min away. Nikki and Jay met us at Bob Evans here in town. ... Read more

  • Hurricane Harvey

    9/15/2017 12:37:04 PM, by WELDER43

    I haven't been able to get on my computer for 2 1/2 weeks because we had to evacuate our home because of Hurricane Harvey. My Husband and I are... Read more

  • Doing this for me

    9/15/2017 10:29:33 AM, by DEVSANGEL1

    I have a whole new perspective on my life. Every day I live is another day I can make it better. Why couldn't I have said that when I was 19? ... Read more

  • I know I've had a good workout when

    9/14/2017 10:10:15 PM, by BETHELLENNASH

    I know I've had a good workout when I feel both tired and energized at the end.... Read more

  • Making it count

    9/14/2017 1:00:53 PM, by DEVSANGEL1

    I have had a good four days so far. I still feel that shaky feeling you get when you cut back all those calories. I don't feel starved, I just ... Read more

  • Relationship either food

    9/13/2017 8:30:11 PM, by BETHELLENNASH

    6 I don't do much impulse eating. And I'm decent throughout the day. But my choices as we go out to dinner most evenings aren't the greatest... Read more

  • Again, again....

    9/13/2017 5:01:15 PM, by DEVSANGEL1

    I have not been on here in such a long, long time. I was so discouraged with my weight, that I went off and felt sorry for myself for such a lon... Read more

  • Sep. 13, 2017 Getting Sparked 5% Challenge

    9/13/2017 1:00:17 PM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    It has been a strange 5 days. Sat, I received my new Medicare plan D medicine card. Used it the first time Sat afternoon. When I got the... Read more

  • Favorite spot

    9/13/2017 9:15:22 AM, by SMIDGON

    Think I can do it now? Well see! This is fro... Read more


    9/13/2017 8:59:52 AM, by SMIDGON

    Here I go again?! My favorite spot in my backyard ... Read more

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