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  • Update on the Justy-moments

    8/20/2016 10:12:19 AM, by JUSTYNA7

    Justy-moments seemed to work yesterday... grouping ... Read more

  • Justy-moments

    8/19/2016 7:58:53 AM, by JUSTYNA7

    Listen. That was the message today that I woke up with. I have been thinking a lot and I guess it is time to take a break from that. I s... Read more

  • Embracing Imperfection

    8/18/2016 9:18:43 AM, by JUSTYNA7

    Bare with me... I know I am hovering over this theme. Nice image actually... like a hummingbird sipping out sweet nectar from a flower. Perhaps... Read more

  • I won a medal and certificate !

    8/16/2016 12:31:27 PM, by KATELIGRATHO

    I completed 100 hours of personal training at Goodlif... Read more

  • I AM

    8/15/2016 6:04:20 PM, by JUSTYNA7

    I am finished my book "The Gifts of Imperfection" and have spent time between chores typing out a summary. I am hoping that a friend or two will... Read more

  • A,E,I,O,U,Y

    8/14/2016 1:58:57 PM, by JUSTYNA7

    A = have I been "A" abstinent today? (However you define that - staying away from self numbing behaviours like alcohol, food, work, computer) ... Read more

  • Learning to kick shame out of my head!

    8/11/2016 7:57:01 AM, by JUSTYNA7

    BonnieMargay hit the nail on the head yesterday... relaxing can be really hard! My day of rest yesterday was probably the best thing I could hav... Read more

  • Day of Rest

    8/10/2016 8:15:10 AM, by JUSTYNA7

    I've invited local women to come by to swim and relax and sun... and one who is coming is a spark person! It will help me stay on track as she i... Read more

  • Shame - a rambling blog

    8/8/2016 1:24:01 PM, by JUSTYNA7

    The past weekend I had items with sugar or overate at times and my clothes feel snug today. I am over tired after working, partying with family,... Read more

  • The good thing about the plan

    8/2/2016 1:10:16 PM, by JUSTYNA7

    Having a food plan is really helping me stay on track, so today I made an exercise plan. It was a good idea because had I not committed with peo... Read more

  • Down, up, and down again.

    8/1/2016 1:15:00 AM, by RABBITOLM

    I had a miserable week last week. I had zero motivation to do anything at all, and spent most of the week in a self-absorbed pity party. There ... Read more

  • The Plan to go off sugar

    7/31/2016 9:19:31 AM, by JUSTYNA7

    Oh I should read blogs every day. I always seem to hear what I need. Today my friend SEAGLASS1215 has committed to going off suga... Read more

  • Naked

    7/26/2016 8:09:36 AM, by JUSTYNA7

    I am a work in progress when it comes to body image... Read more

  • Food vs. Junk

    7/22/2016 10:56:10 AM, by JUSTYNA7

    Once again I was reading a Spark Friend's blog and got carried away with my comment... so I have copied it here. I was wondering how tracking of... Read more

  • The "I Matter" Challenge

    7/20/2016 9:45:00 AM, by JUSTYNA7

    I am guilty of neglecting my basic needs and having an "I Matter" list on my fridge helped with two things. When I went off track it was a way fo... Read more

  • Tracking food -thoughts

    7/19/2016 8:55:01 AM, by JUSTYNA7

    I was reading a spark friend's blog about recommitting to tracking and I got a little carried away in my response.. which of course is what suppo... Read more

  • I am Loved and Safe

    7/18/2016 9:23:09 AM, by JUSTYNA7

    In Lesson one of Marianne Williamson's Course in Weight loss (my 3rd time working on it) I found myself mesmerized by the line that says we built... Read more

  • Shoes

    7/10/2016 11:57:33 PM, by RABBITOLM

    Hubby took our daughter out for an adventure with hid best friend and his two kids. I had a great "me" day- spent a few hours scrubbing down the ... Read more

  • Compassion vs. Truth

    7/10/2016 10:19:55 AM, by JUSTYNA7

    My brother came by the other day and I asked how he was doing. He had just been to a counselor at a cancer family support clinic and asked for a... Read more

  • Remembering who I am

    7/7/2016 11:04:41 AM, by JUSTYNA7

    Yesterday's meditation: Focus not on responsibilities so much as setting an example. I had that thought and it was just a tweak in perspect... Read more

  • Lovely long weekend

    7/5/2016 11:14:20 AM, by RABBITOLM

    A good portion of North America had a long weekend this past weekend, myself included. Happy Canada Day to all of my Canadian friends, and happy... Read more

  • The Universe speaks to us is its own way!

    7/4/2016 2:02:33 PM, by BOGUSANNIE

    I have been back to work- on a slow return to work schedule, for three weeks now, currently I am in week 4. The building I work in is a sing... Read more

  • Back to the beginning- A course in Weight Loss

    7/4/2016 8:54:39 AM, by JUSTYNA7

    I opened up my Marianne Williamson book to the introduction to get inspiration for this morning's walk. She says that what happens in your min... Read more

  • I Matter

    7/3/2016 10:58:03 AM, by JUSTYNA7

    I got out my Marianne Williamson book... have not opened it, but at least it is out. I did some me things this morning while waiting for g... Read more

  • 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

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    Progress!

    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

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