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  • Reflections of an aging BOGUSANNIE

    6/27/2016 12:00:37 PM, by BOGUSANNIE

    As I approach my 50th year (technically that won't be for close to 2 years from now), I am forever looking back at my health progress or lack the... Read more

  • Struggling to accept my new reality

    6/26/2016 1:31:18 AM, by SEAWAVE

    So I've been off work now for eight months with no end in sight. Unpaid. Issues with the insurance, which claims not enough info from my medical ... Read more

  • Great start

    6/25/2016 9:13:15 AM, by JUSTYNA7

    I've been sharing with some of my spark friends that I am good with exercise but worried about food. The scale says I am exactly where I was whe... Read more

  • I'm back and ready to go!

    6/24/2016 3:00:36 PM, by JUSTYNA7

    I am back. Back from a wonderful trip that was more like 4 holidays. I have so much to process in my mind about it... but of course it is nearl... Read more

  • video blog Video Blog

    6/16/2016 8:33:07 AM, by SUNSHINEYSHARON

    Lost 7.2 pounds in first 9 Day of restarting Plant based diet!... Read more

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    Need support to keep going - Plant based diet

    6/11/2016 6:31:44 PM, by SUNSHINEYSHARON

    Lost 45 pounds on a plant based diet, but havent been dutiful to it for 3 months. I maintained my loss but I have 75 pounds more to go and lookin... Read more

  • Week 11

    6/11/2016 5:01:46 PM, by ETERNALDELIRIUM

    Took a bit of a break from updating, but it's now week eleven and I am down 30 pounds. At this rate I don't think I'll meet my goal of 40 pounds ... Read more

  • Eight weeks

    5/31/2016 10:49:16 PM, by ETERNALDELIRIUM

    So it's been eight weeks. This past week has been hard, with my son's birthday. I made cupcakes, and managed to resist even wanting any. It was t... Read more

  • Plantar Fasciitis is a real pain in the...

    5/30/2016 12:07:20 PM, by RABBITOLM

    ...foot. Heel, specifically. For someone who gets most of their exercise and activity while walking and running, it's aggravating, too. My dog... Read more

  • Six weeks

    5/16/2016 10:47:37 PM, by ETERNALDELIRIUM

    And 22 pounds down. My pants are falling off, and my old Fall coat fits again (which is good, since they were calling for snow today). I have red... Read more

  • the muffin ma'am

    5/16/2016 8:45:58 AM, by LESS_IS_MO

    My husband used to call me the muffin ma'am. And they were my undoing on the weekend once again, like the old days. On the S diet that I've be... Read more

  • S Diet - Day 10

    5/12/2016 2:10:57 PM, by LESS_IS_MO

    Yesterday went well again. I did all my esses, except the sweating one.. (I just walked and unless you count sweat under the boobs, then I didn... Read more

  • Day 66

    5/12/2016 11:27:23 AM, by JUSTYNA7

    It's a waltze... a box step. A few steps in the wrong direction then a few steps in the right direction. Boy, at times I feel... Read more

  • S diet day 9

    5/11/2016 11:18:58 AM, by LESS_IS_MO

    Sorry no little checkmarks today. Yesterday I did well with my eating but only did walking for exercise ( so i missed two of my goals: to sweat ... Read more

  • Day 67

    5/10/2016 3:23:04 PM, by JUSTYNA7

    Hi, my name is Justyna and I am a compulsive eater, addicted to food. Yesterday was a terrible food day, constant grazing on un... Read more

  • S Diet - Day 8

    5/10/2016 10:25:01 AM, by LESS_IS_MO

    Here is my report on how I did yesterday on the S diet (no SNACKS, no SWEETS, no SECONDS except on SPECIAL days). I added a few esses to it (t... Read more

  • Day 68 Hurray DH has found a problem with my computer!

    5/7/2016 12:37:53 PM, by JUSTYNA7

    I was telling DH this morning how frustrated I am with "losing blogs" and how my computer seems to crash all the time so he spent some time this ... Read more

  • Day 4 - S diet

    5/5/2016 10:14:29 PM, by LESS_IS_MO

    Here is my report on how I did today on the S diet (no SNACKS, no SWEETS, no SECONDS except on SPECIAL days). I added a few esses to it (to SW... Read more

  • S Diet Report Day 3

    5/5/2016 6:46:07 AM, by LESS_IS_MO

    Here is my report on how I did yesterday on the S diet (no SNACKS, no SWEETS, no SECONDS except on SPECIAL days). I added a few esses to it (t... Read more

  • Four weeks in

    5/4/2016 8:53:08 PM, by ETERNALDELIRIUM

    And down 17 pounds. If I keep this pace, I will meet my goal at the end of 12 weeks. Then it's a question of keeping it off. I haven't been abl... Read more

  • Dr Jason Fung -

    5/4/2016 4:02:34 PM, by LESS_IS_MO

    Hey there Sparkies, A while ago, I subscribed to a blog by a doc, Jason Fung from Toronto, who treats diabetes (thankfully that's not me) and o... Read more

  • S diet Day 2 Report

    5/4/2016 5:46:29 AM, by LESS_IS_MO

    Here is my report on how I did yesterday on the S diet (no SNACKS, no SWEETS, no SECONDS except on SPECIAL days). I added a few esses to it (t... Read more

  • Day 69

    5/2/2016 2:49:22 PM, by JUSTYNA7

    Yup, I am sure I posted this blog and yet... where is it? Hmm. I have been putting steps in - hurray! Lots of walks with the dog and my y... Read more

  • S Diet Day 1 Report

    5/2/2016 12:40:27 PM, by LESS_IS_MO

    Day 1 was a success, but day 2 I already started by eating jam on my ttoast oops. Sweat Steps 12K (made 17... Read more

  • Control the Esses - with the S diet

    5/2/2016 8:51:48 AM, by LESS_IS_MO

    Hi All, I'm back for another try at weight loss. I remember the lovely Spark community which supported me when I first lost weight, nearly te... Read more

  • Day 70

    4/29/2016 4:43:32 PM, by JUSTYNA7

    You guys are the best... I wish I had the time to visit all your pages and I WILL when things settle down. I would not say today has been F... Read more

  • Day 71

    4/28/2016 5:29:53 PM, by JUSTYNA7

    The countdown of blogging continues through difficult times. I am... grateful. On so many levels. I have learned so much about myself and buil... Read more

  • Asking for money - MS walk

    4/23/2016 1:56:42 PM, by SUNSHINEYSHARON

    Hey Guys, Tomorrow morning I am doing the MS walk with this beautiful girl! Her name is Pam, we've known each other since 2011. She's a very ca... Read more

  • Day 72

    4/22/2016 12:05:37 PM, by JUSTYNA7

    I read a thread today by a spark friend who sabatoged herself and was asking WHY? It's a good question. When I think of my food dragon... Read more

  • in the second week

    4/19/2016 12:19:47 PM, by ETERNALDELIRIUM

    I'm down 10 pounds so far! Not bad, for having only been on the Opti-Fast shakes for 9 1/2 days. Drawbacks to the shakes? I get a bit light... Read more

  • Day 73

    4/18/2016 2:57:05 PM, by JUSTYNA7

    There is definitely something going on with my blog posts. They are not making it onto my page. So... this is a repeat more or less... Read more

  • Mindful eating?

    4/17/2016 8:57:42 AM, by HIKER7

    I've subscribed to posts from mindful.org on facebook. This morning I decided to see what they had to say about food, overeating, etc. Lots! ... Read more

  • Day 74

    4/14/2016 5:23:34 PM, by JUSTYNA7

    Lalalala! I feel pretty good today. I sometimes am awed at how a small thing we do can make a big difference. I take no credit except to... Read more

  • Day 75

    4/12/2016 4:13:24 PM, by JUSTYNA7

    I keep looking and thinking... I posted a blog since then, where did it go? Hello friends. I am just back from the Spa Nordik. I crashed y... Read more

  • Opti-Fast

    4/11/2016 4:26:16 PM, by ETERNALDELIRIUM

    So today is day 2 of the Opti-Fast diet. I'm adjusting fairly well. I know I will crave real food soon enough (my husband and son are having waff... Read more

  • Day 76

    4/10/2016 5:50:52 PM, by JUSTYNA7

    Ugh. My clothes feel tight and I feel very very unfit. I have been planning meals, shopping, cooking, delivering meals and eating it feel... Read more

  • Day 77

    4/8/2016 8:26:53 AM, by JUSTYNA7

    It is my birthday. It is also a very hard day. I shared in a thread and don't want to repeat it all. However people I love are in crisis and I... Read more

  • Day 78

    4/6/2016 7:35:33 PM, by JUSTYNA7

    I have to start with Gratitude today: My sister is home from her surgery. I'll see her tomorrow (walk the dog and check on her) and find out ... Read more

  • Day 79

    4/4/2016 9:36:23 AM, by JUSTYNA7

    Wow! Powerful meditation this morning. We start at 6:00 am and it was at my neighbour's house this morning. I woke up at 6:15 having the weird... Read more

  • Starting the diet - 1200-1500 calories per day

    4/3/2016 12:21:32 PM, by ETERNALDELIRIUM

    As part of the program, we were given a book that has sample menus in it for each meal. They told us that any breakfast plus any lunch plus any d... Read more

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