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  • Optifast Week 5

    4/13/2015 8:57:23 AM, by DEECEE42

    Still plugging along. This week I was either hungry all of the time or just missing real food and thinking I was hungry. I am going to guess I wa... Read more

  • Moving Forward

    4/10/2015 10:37:19 AM, by PARKSCANADA

    OK, I've been comfort eating. I guess I can pat myself on the back as I haven't been over eating, I've just been eating all my favourite comfort... Read more

  • Thoughts become Reality

    4/9/2015 9:38:02 PM, by PARKSCANADA

    Today when I was thinking about the future I said to myself when I get divorced. Wow, that's a huge change. It's funny how it's the smallest th... Read more

  • April Goals

    4/9/2015 9:57:21 AM, by SHIRLEYX

    April is a new month, a new beginning, the start of spring. This month I need to track all my food. It will be difficult. Today for lunch I am... Read more

  • Planting Season

    4/8/2015 4:11:23 PM, by FITSUNE

    I planted corn and beets yeasterday. My squash and peas are just little seedlings but they are coming along very nicely. This is the first year... Read more

  • Love Letters

    4/8/2015 9:36:29 AM, by PARKSCANADA

    He threw them out. He threw out all the letters I had written him when we were dating. Worse, he said I told him to. Can't believe how sad it ... Read more

  • Sick

    4/6/2015 10:00:58 AM, by CHANGING4ME49

    Oh man! Not feeling well again. This will make 3 weeks where I have been on again/ off again SICK! At first I thought it was food po... Read more

  • Optifast Week 4

    4/6/2015 9:35:16 AM, by DEECEE42

    Everything is moving along. I sure do miss real food but, honestly, it is not as bad as i thought it would be at this point. I look forward to th... Read more

  • My son's a fire fighter

    4/5/2015 3:01:01 PM, by PARKSCANADA

    The other day my son was at the firehall working his 10 hour shift as a candidate fire fighter. He's 20 and still living at home. Well, 6 o'clo... Read more

  • Have Been MIA but I'm Okay

    4/4/2015 4:14:33 PM, by CHANGING4ME49

    Just have been really busy. Sorry! Here is a brief update: Diet wise not so great. Still struggling... ALOT! Can't seem to find my motivatio... Read more

  • Today's Forecast.....

    4/3/2015 8:29:16 AM, by PARKSCANADA

    The forecast for today: Sunny with increasing cloud with rain turning to flurries and then thunder storms. Huh, eh? Bit of an analogy for li... Read more

  • Optifast Week 3

    3/30/2015 9:46:00 AM, by DEECEE42

    This is, at the same time, easy and not easy. I get hungry now and again, mainly when I walk more than 10k steps and/or do other exercise - I thi... Read more

  • Optifast Day 17

    3/25/2015 7:35:34 PM, by DEECEE42

    So, this blog post has nothing new to report as far as routine, but definitely delves into some of the weird things. I read from everyone that I ... Read more

  • Who Am I?

    3/25/2015 5:22:20 PM, by PARKSCANADA

    Who am I? So many changes over the past few months, so many questions, so many doubts. Am I a Mrs? Part of a couple? Al and Laurie, Laur... Read more

  • Optifast Day 15

    3/23/2015 6:45:41 AM, by DEECEE42

    I am happy to report that I am down to 208 at the end of week 2. 8 lbs so far. Some people lost that in the first week, but I am very happy with ... Read more

  • Thurs Mar 19

    3/19/2015 11:29:36 AM, by PARKSCANADA

    Yesterday my baby turned 18. Can't believe all my kids are adults now - well sorta lol. The new adult skipped school and went to the casino wit... Read more

  • Optifast Day 11

    3/19/2015 9:02:07 AM, by DEECEE42

    I have been keeping up with the same shake/soup/bar routine, and for me this is about the time it starts to feel boring. I am thankful I have one... Read more

  • below high school weight

    3/17/2015 7:47:46 PM, by 2009GETINLINE

    It took 47 years to do this. Thank you Sparkpeople. Jan. 6 size 22 jeans, march 17 size 16 jeans. is it really possible to lose 20 pounds ... Read more

  • Optifast Day 8

    3/16/2015 6:38:56 PM, by DEECEE42

    This morning I had my 7 day weigh in and I am down 5 pounds. This is not as high as I have seen with the majority of other users but about what I... Read more

  • March and being admitted into the Weight Management Clinic

    3/11/2015 5:55:30 PM, by SHIRLEYX

    I didn't want to blog at the beginning of March as I was going to see Dr. Dent the first week in March for my final assessment before being admit... Read more

  • Reflections

    3/11/2015 10:57:35 AM, by PARKSCANADA

    OK, it's been about a week and a half since my husband and I separated. Not feeling great, not sleeping well, sooooo confused. He doesn't want... Read more

  • Shots

    3/10/2015 5:18:56 PM, by CHANGING4ME49

    Home from getting only one shot today. HEP B Part 3, Part of my Kidney Transplant EVAL. The nurse was great, didn't feel a thing. ... Read more

  • HIGH SCHOOL WEIGHT

    3/5/2015 11:52:32 PM, by 2009GETINLINE

    I took a shower, brushed my teeth, lotioned body and put foot cream on my feet. Put on panties, took 3 steps and they fell down to my knees. I go... Read more

  • Mission Weight Loss - Week 1

    3/3/2015 5:18:24 PM, by CHANGING4ME49

    Beginnings are always difficult and mine was no different. Weigh in was tough today. 269.8 was not a number that brought a smile to my face but ... Read more

  • My Journey of Losing Weight

    3/3/2015 10:37:50 AM, by 2009GETINLINE

    I've learned so much from SparkPeople. The communities, blogs and teams have helped me discover: Food intolerance, Portion control, recipes, atti... Read more

  • Fresh Start

    3/2/2015 9:44:25 PM, by CHANGING4ME49

    Due to the fact I have experienced a lot of scheduling conflicts the past 2 months and have been unable to attend many of my Mission Weight Loss ... Read more

  • I can't fake it anymore

    3/1/2015 3:08:37 PM, by PARKSCANADA

    I have been with the same man for 34 years. We have been married for 27 years. We have 5 kids, 4 dogs. Today we decided to separate. We haven... Read more

  • Awesome Week Ahead!

    2/16/2015 12:43:15 PM, by PARKSCANADA

    Looking forward to the upcoming week. My Mom arrives today on the Red Arrow. She and I are going to Atlanta to see Maroon 5. She's a huge fan... Read more

  • Daughter Lands Her Dream Job

    2/15/2015 9:03:02 PM, by CHANGING4ME49

    Right after passing her state exam and officially becoming an RN, she applied to her area's largest hospital system and just learn she got the jo... Read more

  • Cha Cha Cha Changes

    2/11/2015 9:51:32 AM, by CHANGING4ME49

    Just when I think I have all my doctor, medical tests and transplant team appts lined up perfectly, someone gets the brilliant idea to change one... Read more

  • Little T Update and Making memories

    2/10/2015 1:06:14 PM, by PARKSCANADA

    Just 12 more days until we bring T home. He is such a cutie - can't wait!! ... Read more

  • Tikkanni is 5 weeks old

    2/3/2015 1:20:57 PM, by PARKSCANADA

    He's becoming such a handsome little man! Can't wait to meet him; only 3 ... Read more

  • 100 days, of school - 106 pounds lost

    2/2/2015 9:56:15 PM, by DELTAGAL65

    Today we celebrated day 100 in TK through 2nd grade. We did a rotation of activities that covered writing, language arts, math, music/movement, t... Read more

  • Heading into February

    2/2/2015 1:38:54 PM, by SHIRLEYX

    January saw the biggest weight loss I have had in quite a long time - 8 lbs! As I head into February I am more confident of my ability to stay o... Read more

  • Life is a Highway Lol

    2/1/2015 5:23:25 PM, by CHANGING4ME49

    OMG! Have to go to Chapel Hill tomorrow to meet with some of the UNC transplant team that will be working on my behalf to find me a kidney if the... Read more

  • Month 5

    1/30/2015 6:35:28 PM, by 4LABLADY

    Looking at months instead of weeks now. Maybe good ---maybe bad this approach. This month: start 202 end 198--- 4 lost 5 month total... Read more

  • Take a frown and turn it upside down!

    1/27/2015 4:54:56 PM, by PARKSCANADA

    Ok, I really got into the whole gratitude thing this morning. It was a little tough at first, but I found my groove and tried to turn all my fro... Read more

  • Tikkanni is 4 weeks old

    1/26/2015 6:19:41 PM, by PARKSCANADA

    Tikkanni is 4 weeks old now. Once again I am blown away by how quickly he is growing and changing! This week he and his litter mates have moved... Read more

  • Meal Replacement week Jan 16 to 26

    1/26/2015 2:52:34 PM, by SHIRLEYX

    I didn't use meal replacements for all meals, however I did stick to my plan for meal replacement for breakfast. One day I had all meal replacem... Read more

  • January 23, 2015

    1/23/2015 5:25:01 AM, by CHANGING4ME49

    January 23, 2015 is the one year anniversary of the horrific day last year when 3 organs of mine failed plunging me head on into Life Support. I ... Read more

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