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  • My Buddy, Zeus

    4/25/2017 10:41:30 PM, by MIMMICA

    Started off my day today with a good breakfast, then Zeus and I went for our usual morning walk. Zeus is a dog that I adopted from the loca... Read more

  • Non-Scale Victory: Compliments Day

    4/24/2017 9:43:13 PM, by MIMMICA

    Today was a day full of compliments - from colleagues, from neighbours. Definitely a motivator. From the moment I took off my jacket at the ... Read more

  • It's a beautiful day!

    4/23/2017 8:27:11 PM, by MIMMICA

    Today was a really busy day for me. I started off my day early, had a good breakfast, and then headed down to the basement. My sister... Read more

  • Day 15 - Spring 5% Challenge

    4/22/2017 3:45:57 PM, by MIMMICA

    This morning's official weigh-in showed another 0.5 lb drop in weight. I'm on track, and happy about this! (Started at 303.5 lbs on November 4, a... Read more

  • How a purple dress diverted me from a bread binge....

    4/17/2017 7:03:49 PM, by MIMMICA

    I have a nice fresh loaf of bread in the cupboard. Today, I have repeatedly gone over to that cupboard, opened it, pulled the bread out, eyeballe... Read more

  • Another half pound kicked to the curb!!

    4/15/2017 9:15:08 PM, by MIMMICA

    Not a huge drop in weight, but, still a drop. Happy about this! Went out for dinner three nights this week, and didn't do as much walking a... Read more

  • 36 lbs down, and not done yet!

    4/10/2017 3:25:07 PM, by MIMMICA

    Between November 4, 2016 and April 8, 2017, I have managed to drop 36 lbs. YAY ME!!! I haven’t really followed any specific “diet”. I have... Read more

  • video blog Video Blog
    Day 1 - Spring 5% Challenge

    4/9/2017 9:07:24 AM, by MIMMICA

    Going to try posting this again... recorded it yesterday, tried to post it twice, but it didn't seem to work.. Edit (April 10) Sorry ab... Read more

  • Birthday Blessings

    4/7/2017 1:30:08 PM, by KAMCCLARY

    I turned double nickels on Wednesday and I am blessed, blessed, blessed. I spent the day with hubby going down to Union Station to view the Pomp... Read more

  • Progress to date and getting ready for the Spring 5% Challenge

    4/6/2017 9:32:15 AM, by MIMMICA

    TIme for an update. On November 24, 2016, I decided that it was time to start taking care of myself again. I weighed in at 303.5 lbs -- th... Read more

  • March Forward

    3/11/2017 1:38:59 PM, by KAMCCLARY

    Wow it has been a while since I wrote...February was quick, fast and warm-thank goodness. No major snow storms or major headaches at work. I am... Read more

  • Some non-scale measures

    2/16/2017 5:18:03 PM, by CBWHITEBU

    1) My body feels relaxed - no aches and pains 2) it is easy to do the day to day bending, lifting, etc.. 3) I can break into a run and feel t... Read more

  • What happened to being able to enter food for future dates?!?

    2/2/2017 7:05:06 PM, by CBWHITEBU

    This is a big part of how I use the site. Luckily I can still entered planned meals on the mobile app but it is not nearly so easy to use... Read more

  • Marine Anniversary

    1/29/2017 6:16:10 PM, by KAMCCLARY

    Thirty two years ago I stepped on those famous yellow footprints at Parris Island and the rest is history. I can easily go down could of, would ... Read more

  • Pull ups and chin ups

    1/25/2017 4:57:59 PM, by CBWHITEBU

    I really want to be able to pull (up) my own weight. I have started out on the assisted chin-up/pull up machine at the gym. I am working on getti... Read more

  • New Year, new vision

    1/3/2017 8:36:18 PM, by KAMCCLARY

    I love the start of the new year..the crispness, the freshness, the newness. I was able to dance the new year in with my hubby at my sister's we... Read more

  • Merry Christmas Eve

    12/24/2016 9:36:20 PM, by KAMCCLARY

    Today is the eve before the birth of Christ and I am just thoughtful and reflective of where my blessings come from. I thank God for His Son Jes... Read more

  • Getting use to my new tool

    12/13/2016 9:39:16 PM, by KAMCCLARY

    One week I was in the hospital recovering from surgery. Tomorrow will be my first follow up appointment and I am already looking at about -20 lb... Read more

  • Done deal

    12/7/2016 9:05:36 PM, by KAMCCLARY

    I am back home now after having my sleeve surgery and I am doing well. On my way with this new tool and new way of nourishing my body. ... Read more

  • Counting down to a new tool

    11/27/2016 9:42:29 PM, by KAMCCLARY

    Eight more days and I will have bariatric surgery-the sleeve. I am doing my pre-op prep now. As I write this my stomach is growling but I am mo... Read more

  • Thanksgiving 2016

    11/24/2016 9:46:37 PM, by KAMCCLARY

    Another day to give thanks...everyday in my household is Thanksgiving. I do not need a special holiday to be grateful to move in my right mind, f... Read more

  • Veterans Day 2016

    11/11/2016 8:32:33 PM, by KAMCCLARY

    Today was a nice day to honor Veterans-including myself for the service to our country. Gotta love the good old USA-we are sometimes like a dysf... Read more

  • Election Day

    11/8/2016 7:11:24 PM, by KAMCCLARY

    So glad this process is going to be over and counting begins in a couple hours. This has been a stressful election year and very eyeopening. It... Read more

  • Day after Mom's new birthday

    10/28/2016 8:41:23 AM, by KAMCCLARY

    Day one of going into eight years of Moma having a new address. I played "A Song for Mama" a lot yesterday, worked and got frustrated with folks... Read more

  • Moma's New Birthday

    10/27/2016 2:33:46 AM, by KAMCCLARY

    The day I dread and rejoice the most...my Mom's new birthday. I played the Moma song by Boyz to Men on the way home from work. It doesn't get a... Read more

  • Fall's gentle arrival

    10/2/2016 6:34:27 PM, by KAMCCLARY

    Thanking God for the lower humidity and finally finishing up September. It was a growing month. Buried my father in law and now hubby and I are... Read more

  • Labor Day

    9/5/2016 8:19:35 PM, by KAMCCLARY

    Fifth day of the month, getting ready to return to work tomorrow and I was able to reflect on this Labor Day how far I have come, where I want to... Read more

  • Fitbit

    9/4/2016 8:00:54 AM, by TURNINGNUTTY

    Just curious - anyone out there who have Fitbit invite anyone else in spark to join as friend so that can do challenge for fun in Fitbit program?... Read more

  • Father gone...

    9/3/2016 8:02:40 PM, by KAMCCLARY

    I am returning back from Minnesota from the burial of my father-in-law. Another Dad gone, that is both of our dads in an eight month time span. ... Read more

  • Forging on...

    8/12/2016 12:53:26 AM, by KAMCCLARY

    Sometimes you just have to jump in with both feet and say a prayer and keep it moving. I am just forging on. Had some tough revelations in the ... Read more

  • Day of Revelation

    8/9/2016 12:44:32 AM, by KAMCCLARY

    Some days are better than others and I realize now what use to be is not always going to be, I have to get over it, suck it up and move on. ... Read more

  • Ending July hot and strong..

    7/31/2016 6:25:03 PM, by KAMCCLARY

    This has been one hot long month, even with me only working half of it, I am beat and drained I am hoping to bring August in strong,... Read more

  • Did something different today

    7/28/2016 12:57:07 AM, by KAMCCLARY

    Today before work, I got my hiney up at 5:15 am, squeezed into my fat bathing suit and went did 45 minutes lazy river water walking. My back, hi... Read more

  • Dog days of summer

    7/24/2016 1:51:42 AM, by KAMCCLARY

    It has been one long, hot, long and very hot summer...Even though I had the first part of July off, the chaotic shape the world is in with all th... Read more

  • Goodbye Junebug...

    7/1/2016 12:50:52 AM, by KAMCCLARY

    June came roaring in and out like a beast. What a month. Six months my Dad transition to his heavenly home and all I can say this... Read more

  • Got through

    6/22/2016 12:48:49 AM, by KAMCCLARY

    I got through Father's Day, ate my emotions. Got through my testing for skilled trades at work and for my studies at IIN. Getting through my fa... Read more

  • Retirement is not easy

    6/8/2016 8:38:42 AM, by MOPSYSMOM135

    I thought it would be so much fun to retire. I had fun planned. I had wonderful things in store: my two daughters each were expecting babies a... Read more

  • June bug

    6/2/2016 12:57:31 AM, by KAMCCLARY

    How about that, made it to June. To God be the glory. I must say it has been a rough six months, without Daddy now. Therapy does one good, did... Read more

  • Fitbit

    5/17/2016 12:59:35 AM, by KAMCCLARY

    All around the corner and back, found my regular fitbit charge-after returning the alta (didn't like it) and the charge HR (programming issues) a... Read more

  • Work Anniversary

    5/10/2016 12:48:59 AM, by KAMCCLARY

    Tomorrow will be sixteen years I have been with my current employer. To God be the glory is the first thing to come to mind. I have to have a m... Read more

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