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  • Day 13 And Feeling Good

    2/28/2016 11:51:52 AM, by ANGIECOUNTER

    I haven't written an update in a few weeks I k... Read more

  • Victory!

    2/27/2016 9:35:38 PM, by 56ROSE

    Goal met! After ten years of Sparking, I have finally reached my goal weight! ... Read more

  • Mistake

    2/20/2016 8:33:03 PM, by 56ROSE

    So, I've been playing it safe most of this week with my food choices. I've been limiting myself to liquids and semi soft foods. This diet seems t... Read more

  • Changing the future over regretting the past

    2/20/2016 2:51:23 PM, by BLESSEDBEING

    "Maybe you can't rewrite history, but it's not too late to change the future if you set your mind to it." I shared this quote from a magical myst... Read more

  • Quickly...

    2/17/2016 3:18:07 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Just a quick update. I move to my friend's place Friday morning. Monday I meet with a legal services office for the disabled in Santa Rosa who ma... Read more

  • Beachbody Coach n More!!

    2/17/2016 1:02:47 PM, by LOVINSHERRY78

    soooo excited to finally be a beachbody coach!! took me long enough, lol. i've been a firm believer in the beach body workouts and programs and b... Read more

  • Finally some good news

    2/14/2016 5:44:43 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Okay, lots to report. I have to leave the shelter on Friday morning since I've been there for six months. A friend is allowing me to stay with hi... Read more

  • Awareness

    2/13/2016 8:15:00 PM, by 56ROSE

    So, I'm starting to feel better & consequently my appetite has returned. I know that sounds like a good thing BUT with Gastroparesis a good appet... Read more

  • Coming to Grips With Mortality

    2/9/2016 11:37:08 PM, by SALAM4545

    Recently it came to my attention that I am of an age where the friends of my youth are starting to die of things I sort of associate with age; in... Read more

  • still goin!!

    2/8/2016 1:21:47 PM, by STEPHIE33

    last few weeks have been crazy im trying to get my quilting business going by building a bunch of awesome blankets but have had kidney stone issu... Read more

  • Winter Carnival

    2/6/2016 10:21:15 PM, by 56ROSE

    So, tomorrow we're headed to McCall for the Winter Carnival. We'll ride the city bus downtown and then view the ice sculptures before checking in... Read more

  • No Pain, No Gain?

    2/5/2016 7:34:59 AM, by LOVINSHERRY78

    tried a new workout at the gym..."tabata". i must say...great workout! def a lot like "insanity". after the workout i felt the pain for sure! its... Read more

  • January Recap & February Goals...

    2/1/2016 9:13:29 PM, by LOVINSHERRY78

    i did pretty darn good... didn't reach any goals but i did try! the great part is i think i'm past the sugar addiction hump! i'm currently on day... Read more


    1/29/2016 10:39:18 AM, by 56ROSE

    So, when I originally bought my current scale, I set my weight goal to 179 ( 5 + years ago). T... Read more


    1/28/2016 10:23:41 AM, by LOVINSHERRY78

    Being more into the salty foods I never thought I would ever be dealing with this type of addiction...yet ever since the holidays, here I am! The... Read more

  • ugh!!

    1/25/2016 7:18:36 PM, by STEPHIE33

    went back to doctor the kidney stones are winning right now! cant wait to pass it!!! then i will have to start my plank challenge again :( kidney... Read more

  • Blessing in Disguise?

    1/23/2016 7:54:37 PM, by 56ROSE

    So, looks like I'm dealing with Gastroparesis as well as acid reflux. UGH! I'm limiting my fat to 40 grams daily and fiber to 10-15 grams daily. ... Read more

  • And on it goes

    1/23/2016 5:38:52 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Trying to gather all the necessary documentation for my transitional housing application. Geeze, I wish I'd known at the time that all those "you... Read more

  • Believe What You Tell Yourself

    1/20/2016 10:14:01 PM, by SALAM4545

    I had a relapse into poor eating recently. There was no good reason for it, except that I was super tired, physically and emotionally, and so I ... Read more

  • my body is broken!!

    1/20/2016 12:55:22 AM, by STEPHIE33

    well four days of pain finally landed me at emergency, i have a kidney stone and some bowel issue so they are setting me up with a specialist hop... Read more

  • Winter Blahs

    1/16/2016 9:05:32 PM, by 56ROSE

    Winter has just begun and I'm already wishing for Spring! As I've aged, th... Read more

  • And still more

    1/16/2016 4:14:43 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    The craziness continues. My old landlord is down to one one-bedroom apartment and wants $1,700 a month for it. Yeah, THAT'S gonna happen. I'm not... Read more

  • 7 days into 30 day challenge...

    1/14/2016 11:58:21 AM, by BTRTHANEVA

    Day 7 of my 30 day Weight Hypnosis challenge. Not only do I see a BIG shift in how I think about food, I'm also noticing my thoughts and reaction... Read more

  • Good grief...

    1/13/2016 3:34:01 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    As the protagonist on the TV show Fringe once said, "Isn't there a point where it just can't get any weirder?" I am so tired and beaten d... Read more

  • I'm a (non) official southern belle!

    1/11/2016 1:35:28 PM, by BTRTHANEVA

    Hi, Y'all! What a difference a year makes! Last year at this time we had just put our house on the market and mother nature decided to bu... Read more

  • Ugh

    1/11/2016 2:02:55 AM, by STEPHIE33

    couldnt do my exercise today cause of a horrible belly ache , not sure if its the kidney stone or too many veggies that are causing some problems... Read more

  • Cold Morning

    1/10/2016 10:09:48 AM, by ANGIECOUNTER

    The house is quiet, as my husband is finally able t... Read more

  • This is the Year!

    1/9/2016 3:25:08 PM, by 56ROSE

    Well today I started using the Nutrition tracker again. Sometimes I forget that it is the best tool out there for monitoring & controlling eating... Read more

  • Cheat Day ;)

    1/7/2016 12:03:17 AM, by STEPHIE33

    Well today is my cheat day , but i still did remarkabl... Read more

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    Hey Hey Hey!

    1/6/2016 2:47:18 PM, by LOVINSHERRY78

    Hi All!!! DECEMBER RECAP ... Read more

  • got antibiotics

    1/5/2016 11:55:20 PM, by STEPHIE33

    got the meds to fight the sinus infection thank goodness, kept my workout regimen doin the plank challenge!! next week start some cardio not too ... Read more

  • A Wake Up Call

    1/3/2016 5:06:31 PM, by ANGIECOUNTER

    *~*~*~Happy New Year ~*~*~*~ Well, I know it's b... Read more

  • Day 3 and an article review

    1/3/2016 3:05:52 PM, by SALAM4545

    I am finding it very easy to fall back into healthy eating, partly because my eldest is so interested in it as well. I admit it: I told my kids t... Read more

  • Keeping Motivated

    1/2/2016 7:39:56 PM, by STEPHIE33

    i am just starting over i did already start some eating habit changes but today I went and got the healthy stuff i normally eat to help keep my e... Read more

  • Day 1, and a product review

    1/1/2016 6:28:27 PM, by SALAM4545

    Like so many Americans, I am starting anew, the resolution to be healthier has been made, and I am enthusiastically acting upon it. This ye... Read more

  • Our Love for the Land by Dolores Huerta

    1/1/2016 3:57:19 PM, by BLESSEDBEING

    I remember seeing Dolores Huerta speak at a rally in my teens, when the United Farm Workers were organizing in California. I was surprised to se... Read more

  • Bullet Journal

    12/31/2015 4:21:43 AM, by RUNAMOKQT

    I finally found my golden ticket! I've always had a pr... Read more

  • Long Time No See :)

    12/29/2015 5:26:15 PM, by TAMMYD45

    Stopping in to post to my blog and some of my teams. Part of the reason that I was absent is that I was without unlimited internet and was depend... Read more

  • Changing my View of Myself

    12/28/2015 10:39:32 PM, by SALAM4545

    Okay, I admit it...part of my huge weight gain has to do with my insecurities. See, I am not an especially beautiful woman (physically), nor have... Read more

  • Post-holiday update

    12/28/2015 3:24:11 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I hope everyone had a terrific Christmas. Mine was -- well, you know. I had so hoped to have a new home by now. Tomorrow I'm driving to Sacr... Read more

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