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  • 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

  • Day 80

    4/1/2016 3:46:45 PM, by JUSTYNA7

    A sugar slip... I changed the recipe for cookies and tasted the dough, made a change, retasted and was putting them in the oven as I thought "now... Read more

  • Day 81

    3/31/2016 5:51:21 PM, by JUSTYNA7

    This is my 4th sugar free day - woo hoo! Strange but I am SURE I blogged about my 3rd sugar free day yesterday but perhaps it was a post on a th... Read more

  • It is Raining Again!

    3/31/2016 8:59:05 AM, by KRICKET57

    It is raining again and looks so drab and gray outside. I am standing here watching the rain fall and wishing for sunny days. Read more

  • Week Zero

    3/29/2016 2:34:37 PM, by ETERNALDELIRIUM

    I didn't write my post last Thursday - it was late when I got home from the clinic, and I had yet to decide how I felt about the process that nig... Read more

  • after a two month hiatus, i ate chocoate

    3/29/2016 12:55:32 PM, by KERRIJANE123

    so I ate some chocolate. I avoided all the Easter eggs...which is a miracle and I was doing really well. On Sunday I was hosting a family dinner ... Read more

  • Day 82

    3/29/2016 9:00:45 AM, by JUSTYNA7

    I wrote a blog yesterday... where is it? Hmm. Maybe I did not hit the post button. My days seem like that all the time right now. Interrupted... Read more

  • Keeping it going

    3/28/2016 9:54:08 PM, by RABBITOLM

    I have no regrets about going for a run yesterday, especially since it's been raining hard today and would have been nowhere near as nice. Howev... Read more

  • Fat Brain, Skinny Brain

    3/28/2016 9:22:26 PM, by COCOTTELABROUE

    My body is not the only thing that's fat; I have a fat brain too. Like I said in I wish I was as thin as I was when I first thought I was fat, be... Read more

  • Raise the Gates!

    3/27/2016 9:48:06 PM, by RABBITOLM

    I got into running back in 2014 when I signed myself up for a 5K run on a whim. The run, called the Zombie Run for Humanity, was a fundraiser fo... Read more

  • Day 84

    3/24/2016 8:40:28 AM, by JUSTYNA7

    How did I have so many days without a blog? Certainly I've been busy with the B&B. I've been offering aquafit in the mornings before breakfast ... Read more

  • March Setbacks

    3/23/2016 10:33:48 AM, by SUNSHINEYSHARON

    March has been a pretty hard month for me. My mom's health quickly fell in decline and Last Wednesday she went to emerge. She'd been pretty sick ... Read more

  • Sparkcoach challenge - Mantra

    3/21/2016 11:52:17 AM, by SESSY74

    I've been thinking about this challenge off and on. I did some hunting for the perfect quote, but finally determine that has to happen organical... Read more

  • Day 85

    3/20/2016 9:11:17 AM, by JUSTYNA7

    You are all so wonderful. I came on and read yesterday's comments and I felt your hugs and caring. THANK YOU! I hope I am there for you too wh... Read more

  • Day 86

    3/18/2016 2:00:02 PM, by JUSTYNA7

    Maple syrup may prove to be relevant in Type 2 diabetes management, although the findings must be verified in clinical trials. “We discovered tha... Read more

  • Well it's time to regroup-five veg a day didn't work out

    3/15/2016 1:16:29 PM, by KERRIJANE123

    For those of you who's read my past few blogs, I've decided to create some healthy habits, one at a time. I've been told that a 21 day streak cre... Read more

  • Day 87

    3/15/2016 12:23:53 PM, by JUSTYNA7

    I just ate fruit and pecans... with chocolate sauce.... on my cottage cheese. Hmm. Have I mentioned my problem with my food relationship?... Read more

  • Almost at 10, 000 spark points!

    3/12/2016 5:27:26 PM, by SUNSHINEYSHARON

    So the thing I like about weight loss is even if you are having trouble in one area there are probably signs of success in another. Not losing we... Read more

  • Day 88

    3/12/2016 6:45:22 AM, by JUSTYNA7

    Such boring blog titles yet for me it says so much. The passage of time in Spark People is monumental. One day you are thinking you can never g... Read more

  • Day 89

    3/11/2016 5:47:26 PM, by JUSTYNA7

    OK, if you can count you will see that I have NOT blogged every day. Ah, between going to emergency for my neck (the doctor decided I would not ... Read more

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