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  • Three Hours at the Eye Doctors

    8/29/2015 11:20:09 AM, by PARKSCANADA

    Diabetic retinopathy ([ˌrɛtnˈɑpəθi]), also known as diabetic eye disease, is when damage occurs to the retina due to diabetes. It can event... Read more

  • Week 2 wrap up

    8/28/2015 3:54:32 PM, by STEENIEK13

    Good news - 4 more pounds down this week! I really upped my walking, too, so I’m ramping up my endurance. Total: 12 pounds lost in 14 da... Read more

  • Week 1 Wrap Up and Weigh In

    8/22/2015 1:06:58 PM, by STEENIEK13

    And the results are in! 7 days after starting my program, I am 8.5 lb down and 1 inch is lost all over my body. Unbelievable! I'm still reeling w... Read more

  • Late August Update

    8/20/2015 9:45:31 AM, by CHANGING4ME49

    Sorry it's been a while. Wish I could say I have lost more weigh but NO. I'm still trying but it seems my efforts are futile. I need to figure o... Read more

  • Week 1 - Day 5

    8/18/2015 5:13:01 PM, by STEENIEK13

    Week 1, day 5 This weekend was the first weekend on my meal replacements, and to say I chose doozies of activities to challenge my will for ... Read more

  • Day 1 - One day at a time

    8/14/2015 7:48:52 PM, by STEENIEK13

    They say we need to take this program one day at a time. Day 1 is almost done! 2/3 of the day through my first day on replacement meals and so f... Read more

  • Day 64/week 10 on Optifast diet

    8/13/2015 7:44:59 PM, by GINARAE2289

    Today is day 64! Which is crazy. I am currently down 31 pounds which is very exciting. 25 more pounds to lose before I reach my next large goal w... Read more


    8/13/2015 2:57:06 PM, by STEENIEK13

    Hello! So this is my first of hopefully many more blog entries over the course of my crazy adventure ahead. I've decided to share my experie... Read more

  • And time flies...

    8/8/2015 1:41:40 PM, by PARKSCANADA

    It's been a while since I had time to post a blog. First I need to add a happy belated birthday to my sassy, saucy, beautiful, smart, funny kid ... Read more

  • Day 48 on optifast (end of week 7)

    7/28/2015 3:59:02 PM, by GINARAE2289

    I can't believe that it has been 48 days! For whatever reason putting it into weeks sounds somehow shorter. So that means as of tomorrow I will b... Read more

  • Mid Summer Update

    7/17/2015 8:00:00 PM, by CHANGING4ME49

    I's been 2 and a half weeks since I last posted. So I thought I should do an all around update. Health Update: Down 5 lbs. Not as easy as I... Read more

  • day 30 on optifast diet

    7/9/2015 12:00:32 PM, by GINARAE2289

    So I am now on day 30 of optifast. I just finished week 4 up as of yesterday. That means I have 8 more weeks to go on this intensive phase of th... Read more

  • Birthday Wishes

    7/6/2015 10:24:21 AM, by PARKSCANADA

    Happy 25th birthday to my wonderful son! Love you so much. Hope you have a great day! Read more

  • Finally A Near Perfect Day

    6/29/2015 8:06:54 PM, by CHANGING4ME49

    After 10 days of trying all or nothing, I finally completed a nearly PERFECT DAY! I counted off from absolute perfection because I didn't get in ... Read more

  • Thursday's Thoughts

    6/25/2015 11:02:32 AM, by PARKSCANADA

    Saw the counsellor on my own last week. It was a good session but we both agreed that the focus needs to be on my husband and helping him accept... Read more

  • Day 13 on optifast-800

    6/22/2015 8:06:27 PM, by GINARAE2289

    I'm on day 13, and I have successfully lost 10 pounds so far. I'm happy with that number of course, but I have lost that amount and gained it bac... Read more

  • The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

    6/20/2015 2:33:59 PM, by CHANGING4ME49

    THE GOOD consists of my newly formed motivation and determination to get back down to it. I know - know, it has taken me a really long time to g... Read more

  • My optifast journey Day 6

    6/15/2015 7:43:24 PM, by GINARAE2289

    So I wish that I had decided to do a blog daily or at least weekly. But oh well! I'm doing it now! I'm on day 6 on optifast. I started on J... Read more

  • Escape Room

    6/15/2015 1:27:19 PM, by PARKSCANADA

    ESCAPE THE CAMP 22 PRISON The mission failed. Your captain is captured and placed in the world’s most notorious prison, Camp 22. It is imposs... Read more

  • Sunday's

    6/14/2015 12:35:06 PM, by PARKSCANADA

    Continue to go to marriage counselling. It's not been easy. It is apparent that my husband is suffering from depression and that it is hurting ... Read more

  • The fight is on !!!

    6/14/2015 6:58:27 AM, by SSHENEZ

    Since 2012 I have been off and on . I was at 133 in 2012 and i dropped to 126 and fell of the wagon . years past on yo-yo.... Dec 2014 i was my h... Read more

  • June Update

    6/12/2015 9:26:56 AM, by CHANGING4ME49

    I know that it has been a while. Have had some computer problems to deal with. Here is a brief update. UNC has pushed back some of my medic... Read more

  • Decision Has Finally Been Made

    5/19/2015 7:30:23 PM, by CHANGING4ME49

    That is... just where will the daughter be getting married? After weeks of hearing Charleston SC , Las Vegas, Niagara Falls and her and Dan, futu... Read more

  • Doctors Appointments

    4/29/2015 8:57:24 AM, by PARKSCANADA

    Finally.....after waiting 4 months I go to see the podiatrist for that injury induced bunion caused when I tripped on my treadmill. And this aft... Read more

  • She Said YES!

    4/27/2015 7:54:44 AM, by CHANGING4ME49

    As promised, the daughter's Engagement pictures. Dan popped the question at the top of Bridal Veil Falls on Sunday. Read more

  • It's Official!

    4/26/2015 6:48:31 PM, by CHANGING4ME49

    My daughter became engaged today. Her boyfriend Dan took her up to the top of Bridal Veil Falls and proposed to her with her son pre... Read more

  • A Good Day

    4/26/2015 6:12:15 AM, by CHANGING4ME49

    Had another awesome time with the grandson yesterday! Oh, how I LOVE that kid!! Bought some goodies at his school Book Fair and saw... Read more

  • Complex Partial Seizure

    4/22/2015 2:57:10 PM, by PARKSCANADA

    Last night was the first time I had ever heard of a complex partial seizure. The paramedics and the doctor used that term to describe the seizur... Read more

  • Tatted earings to match the pendant.

    4/22/2015 1:06:45 PM, by FITSUNE

    I've been making jewelry from the book Tatted Jewelry by Marilee Rockley. ... Read more

  • Optifast Week 6

    4/20/2015 9:28:22 AM, by DEECEE42

    Okay, full disclosure: I went into this determined to stick to the 10 weeks of product only, and then we got the news that we are moving ha... Read more

  • So Frustrated

    4/19/2015 9:44:58 PM, by CHANGING4ME49

    I finally got over the worse stomach bug of all time. YAY!! However I am now facing a new issue with the FAM. The part involving my husban... Read more

  • 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

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