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Things Tuesday Taught Me
8/20/2014 9:45:54 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Yesterday I ate take out- twice. I am not ashamed, I am not defeated and I'm not beating myself up. I'm just not. I refuse to do that to myself....  Read more

RACHELSUSANNAH

Confusion...dementia
8/20/2014 1:18:04 AM,  6 COMMENTS

As I encourage Mom in new behaviors I feel a bit like the bad guy. She balks, argues, says what she thinks we want to hear and goes about her merry w...  Read more

GRANDMABABA

Scared.
8/19/2014 3:45:41 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I am scared. For a few reasons. One is the last time I took this weight loss journey I ended up finding a baseball sized tumor in my breast. S...  Read more

CUPKAKE137

Dr. Albert Schweitzer's Hospital !
8/19/2014 3:44:08 PM,  6 COMMENTS

While at conference some of us took a tour of the Schweitzer Hospital. It continues to function today but the old buildings are now a museum. I remem...  Read more

CAROLYN0107

Sparkling Tuesday!
8/19/2014 8:59:38 AM,  11 COMMENTS

Good morning Spark Friends! Once again I find myself learning so much about how my brain works. I think that the lessons around me have a...  Read more

RACHELSUSANNAH

Fit Bit
8/18/2014 9:41:31 PM,  3 COMMENTS

So my fit bit flex came in the mail today. I am excited to use this. I have it on right now since it is charged. I am hoping it will work well for...  Read more

CUPKAKE137

Progress!
8/18/2014 9:28:05 AM,  3 COMMENTS

So excited. I saw progress on the scale this week. Down 4 pounds baby! I was really worried that I wasn't going to see any even though I was in my...  Read more

CUPKAKE137

Blowout!
8/18/2014 12:12:45 AM,  9 COMMENTS

On my way to the conference I just attended my car had a blowout! I was able to control the car ok. I can no longer bend my knee enough to change a ti...  Read more

CAROLYN0107

Had a transfusion Friday, feeling better now!
8/17/2014 2:18:59 PM,  23 COMMENTS

My oncology nurse called me Thursday afternoon, and she was able to arrange a blood transfusion for me. I had that done on Friday. It was a long day a...  Read more

MOM2ACAT

Day 14
8/17/2014 1:47:02 PM,  7 COMMENTS

This is my last day on the elimination plan. So, I can begin adding back items to see what happens. In addition, I want to begin eating more fruits...  Read more

GRANDMABABA

Remember :)
8/17/2014 9:01:11 AM,  12 COMMENTS

Good morning! It is 68 degrees and the windows are open. I love mornings like these. While I'm off to get a busy day started, I wanted to post...  Read more

RACHELSUSANNAH

CT Scan
8/17/2014 5:54:30 AM,  9 COMMENTS

Well, Monday is the 18th and my appointment with my oncologist for the test results is on the 20th. I still have not had the scan! I called them once...  Read more

SNUZSUZ

Passing a MILESTONE!
8/17/2014 2:17:44 AM,  13 COMMENTS

Nope, I did not pass a milestone of losing a certain number of pounds. Yesterday I had my 65th Birthday. I finished up at a conference that was...  Read more

CAROLYN0107

Family Drama!
8/16/2014 7:25:54 PM,  4 COMMENTS

My brother just stole my dad's truck and got arrested. My mom is a mess because of it my dad had to take off of work and its just crazy. I just foun...  Read more

CUPKAKE137

Paint-a-Thon
8/16/2014 6:09:15 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Today the volunteers for the Paint-a-Thon came and painted my house. The outside of the house got half painted 7 or 8 years ago and that has been whe...  Read more

FANCYQTR

Down 20 pounds through PH Balance
8/16/2014 11:21:54 AM,  9 COMMENTS

In march of 2014 I was once again on steroid for Cancer gained 30 pounds - am off steroids , since June - as I choose an alternative methods for...  Read more

WOLFRUNNERONE

A Thicker Skin
8/16/2014 10:01:03 AM,  13 COMMENTS

Good morning, I have the hardest time with conflict, and recovering from conflict. I always find myself thinking that I need to develop a thicke...  Read more

RACHELSUSANNAH

MOREpain-- more surgeries ahead???!!
8/16/2014 9:40:00 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Finally saw the dr Friday about my foot...pain which dates back 20+ years and causes great pain intermittently. Last two days I have been limping. ...  Read more

DRKPKING

Getting Better Each Day
8/16/2014 9:19:02 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I went to the local swap shop where I have been volunteering (until my surgery by chain saw). I decided to upgrade from crutches to a cane. They hav...  Read more

CAPECODDOGFISH

Concert day
8/16/2014 1:03:43 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Busy day of running around and then I went to the park I used to go to when I first started with spark people in 2011. Walked 3.5 miles. Hoping I wi...  Read more

CUPKAKE137

Restful Day
8/15/2014 5:15:29 PM,  6 COMMENTS

536 27 437 536 27 437 536 27 437 536 Today has been a restful, introspective day. The temperature is perfect and I've had the privileg...  Read more

RACHELSUSANNAH

Day 12
8/15/2014 4:04:18 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Nearly at the place to begin adding in items to check for sensitivities. However, yesterday I got put in a boot to let a tendon rest and heal. Then,...  Read more

GRANDMABABA

Busy day
8/14/2014 7:59:36 PM,  4 COMMENTS

So today I went to a job fair 45 mins away for only 12 companies which was disappointing. Since it was in the middle of philly there was no where to...  Read more

CUPKAKE137

Day11
8/14/2014 4:05:56 PM,  7 COMMENTS

After taping and/or ignoring a foot tendon issue for about two months, I finally went to specialist. This foot and Achilles' tendon were rebuilt 16 y...  Read more

GRANDMABABA

Motivation
8/13/2014 9:52:57 PM,  2 COMMENTS

So today I went through some of the people who are big successes here with their weight loss. I added some as friends so that I can remember it can b...  Read more

CUPKAKE137

WHOO-HOO!
8/13/2014 9:01:39 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I went to TOPS for my first weigh in since returning last week and, drum roll please, I lost 5.8 lbs! I am sooo excited -- my diligence paid off! ...  Read more

JODI562

Dealing with fatigue from anemia and cancer
8/13/2014 4:49:46 PM,  26 COMMENTS

Struggling with worsened fatigue once again. I had my monthly lab work done for my oncologist yesterday, and the results are showing a reason for that...  Read more

MOM2ACAT

Gym day
8/13/2014 3:01:48 PM,  3 COMMENTS

So I went to the gym today. I almost died on the elliptical. I remember being able to go an hour on it before and today it was 20 mins and I struggl...  Read more

CUPKAKE137

Day 10 of 14
8/13/2014 1:00:35 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Another day of discovering how challenging it can be to prepare dinner for a spouse who has no interest in the plan I'm following to discern any food...  Read more

GRANDMABABA

l can't believe it!!
8/13/2014 10:01:52 AM,  8 COMMENTS

l've said l can't believe it and yesterday l couldn't...it wouldn't quite sink in! But this morning it's still true! Yesterday l was crowned...  Read more

MARTHA-ANN

The Daily Walk
8/13/2014 9:52:01 AM,  13 COMMENTS

67 437 67 437 67 43767 43767 437 Good morning Spark Friends! I've been taking my dog out on a nice walk in the mornings and in the ev...  Read more

RACHELSUSANNAH

Less Flaky?
8/12/2014 9:14:21 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Well, I haven't managed to check in, but after a family vacation and dreaded birthday, I'm back on track and back at the weight I started at. I a...  Read more

JP5214

AUGUST 12, 2014 I AM ABOUT TO ARRIVE!!!!
8/12/2014 8:25:47 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I AM OFFICIALLY UNDER 200 POUNDS. I LOST 2 POUNDS THIS WEEK!!!! I ONLY HAVE 5 POUNDS LEFT TO MEET MY GOAL OF 50 POUND WEIGHT LOSS!!!! THEN I START ON...  Read more

TERRY011360

Blood Sugar Highs and Lows
8/12/2014 6:01:59 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I'm trying to stay within my recommended calorie, fat and carb intake but I'm having problems getting my insulin adjusted. My doctor advised to decre...  Read more

YONEWTON61

Severe fatigue....functional medicine
8/12/2014 3:19:21 PM,  30 COMMENTS

For the past month or so, I've been dealing with severe fatigue. It's about as bad as it was while I was on chemo. I was getting better after treatm...  Read more

SIMPLELIFE4REAL

Lessons Learned
8/12/2014 1:50:48 PM,  10 COMMENTS

434 434 434 434 434 434 Today is another rainy day, but it is a good day. In fact, it has been pretty fantastic. Nothing special happen...  Read more

RACHELSUSANNAH

Day 9; 2 week elimination plan
8/12/2014 12:46:26 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I finally tried the detox bath recommended on this plan. It is using epsom salts and baking soda. I was supposed to do each day, but it has been so...  Read more

GRANDMABABA

My brother.
8/12/2014 10:35:22 AM,  12 COMMENTS

My brother is diabetic and about a month ago, his wife of 37 years left him over money problems.A big mix up at the bank and she was so embarrassed, s...  Read more

SNUZSUZ

Back on track!
8/11/2014 9:40:31 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I have tried many other diets but am coming back to Spark. I've missed the communication with other people working to lose the weight! I just had a l...  Read more

DKMASON2

I'm Baaaaack!
8/11/2014 8:40:34 PM,  3 COMMENTS

All I can say is, I am D-O-N-E with excuses!!! I am tired of being sick and tired and of hating my body. This body that survived child abuse. I...  Read more

JODI562

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