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  • Lack of support

    8/23/2016 11:21:02 AM, by DARKMORNING

    I also meant to rant a little about my BF. My irritation has lessened since last night but I'm gonna post anyway. To recap, for months we'd been ... Read more

  • Personal Training is happening

    8/23/2016 10:37:06 AM, by DARKMORNING

    I had my first personal training session on Wednesday last week and it took until Sunday for me to be able sit down unassisted. Whew! I thought m... Read more

  • First day of school

    8/22/2016 10:33:29 PM, by RUFUSWTTN

    Today my oldest son had his first day of pre k. We ha... Read more

  • Here i go again.

    8/17/2016 9:46:48 PM, by RUFUSWTTN

    It's been a hard road. I haven't been on here in 2 ye... Read more

  • Apartment Rant

    8/16/2016 6:21:58 PM, by KATRICK528

    Ok, so those who have seen at least one message board post know I am not doing great… but no post actually has everything. I really need to vent ... Read more

  • And I did THAT too! $$$

    8/15/2016 1:46:05 PM, by DARKMORNING

    Sunday's session with a personal trainer ended with a sales pitch of course and she talked me into signing up for that too. It's pricey so I'll h... Read more

  • Ok, I did it!

    8/13/2016 9:50:35 AM, by DARKMORNING

    I have joined a gym. A gym with a pool that has AquaFit classes. YAY! (I feel like there should be celebratory trumpets playing) I came home fro... Read more

  • Why can't I just DO it?!

    8/12/2016 4:16:05 PM, by DARKMORNING

    It's been weeks since we've been talking about joining the gym but for some reason we just can't get it together enough to visit the gym together... Read more

  • Monday is Go Time.

    8/12/2016 2:12:48 AM, by FIREFLY-THT-WAS

    I go for my surgery on Monday. I am SO ready for this! I've been on a blended liquid/restricted calorie diet since... Read more

  • paying attention

    8/10/2016 12:57:01 PM, by LEENIE114

    Dear self, when you check your blood sugar, please look at the number setting on the lancet holder thingy. You need a small amount of blood. Yo... Read more

  • Trying something new

    8/8/2016 4:30:04 PM, by DARKMORNING

    So my BF and I are going to join a gym (any day now, really) but a big hurdle is making dinner. Normally I get home at 5, and (when we remember t... Read more

  • Rewarding Travel

    8/6/2016 12:01:24 AM, by DEWNESS

    Spent the week with my husband in Las Vegas. It was a business trip, but we certainly made it fun! No kids. Fun shows. AMAZING food!!! I didn't t... Read more

  • ms. coordinated strikes again.

    8/3/2016 7:34:50 PM, by LEENIE114

    Good grief. I have been pretty good about getting my steps in lately. I have visited with Leslie almost every other day, getting in a heart healt... Read more

  • from 10K to Half Marathon!

    7/30/2016 2:54:57 PM, by MAGNOLIA416

    In exactly 77 days I'm going to run a half marathon for the first time! I'm excited and terrified. I've had a cold for a couple weeks so that has... Read more

  • today started way too early

    7/26/2016 4:31:30 PM, by LEENIE114

    Hubs gets up at 530 every morning. He's a morning person. I'm more of a pull the covers over my head and make whiny noises person, especially tha... Read more

  • MEH

    7/15/2016 11:21:34 PM, by LEENIE114

    So 250 seems to be my new nemesis. I did get below it, but am now fighting to get back down below it. Until I do, no rewards. I think I need a 5 ... Read more

  • MTHFR mutation?

    7/13/2016 7:57:12 PM, by KIMBERLY0916

    I keep running into mention of this MTHFR gene mutation in my research about all my crappy and debilitating symptoms and diagnoses: thyroid,... Read more

  • Got My Dates & General Update

    7/13/2016 4:59:51 PM, by FIREFLY-THT-WAS

    Hi everyone! Hope you are all having a shiny week so far. My pre-op class is on July 28th, wherein a group of us all having the procedure w... Read more

  • TGIF

    7/8/2016 9:07:07 PM, by LEENIE114

    So last month, I thought I had an appointment with my Endo. Turns out I had the time and date correct, but I was a month early. (Face palm) So...... Read more

  • Start of July and New Fitbook

    7/6/2016 10:19:50 AM, by KATRICK528

    First, I apologize for not being present on this site much. I have been busy. So a week ago, I looked at my journey. In February, I sta... Read more


    7/5/2016 6:34:59 PM, by FIREFLY-THT-WAS

    334 I ... Read more

  • New Dawn/325

    7/5/2016 1:28:06 PM, by WOLFKITTY

    Today I woke up and was shocked to find 325 on my scal... Read more

  • Update on the WLS

    7/3/2016 3:54:35 AM, by FIREFLY-THT-WAS

    Hi everyone! It's been almost 2 months since I posted here. I've been off and on the radar over the last couple months and haven't been as activ... Read more

  • July Goals

    7/2/2016 10:10:14 PM, by CARA_FIT37

    I think the fact that I didn't make a point regarding June goals is a testement to house June went in general...it was absolutely crazy. Things w... Read more

  • MIA?

    7/1/2016 9:10:12 AM, by STRINGS58

    I haven't been actively involved in community, I know, but I'm still working on all the goals that brought me to sparkpeople. I have an official ... Read more

  • broke the barrier

    6/27/2016 9:12:25 AM, by LEENIE114

    I am now weighing in under 250. Tiny drum roll, sound of tiny trumpets. 249.. still so far to go BUT- I haven't been under 250 in years, so I am ... Read more

  • one pound at a time

    6/22/2016 7:07:08 PM, by LEENIE114

    One pound at a time. That's my new mantra. It will happen. It hasn't been the best of weeks, I'm dreading the dentist tomorrow and am recovering ... Read more

  • fighting the funk

    6/20/2016 9:09:53 AM, by LEENIE114

    Last week was a long week. Long. It is now behind me, and hopefully this week will be much better, in spite of the Dentist appointment I have on ... Read more

  • What Advice Would You Give Your Younger Self?

    6/16/2016 3:38:13 PM, by CAPNKLAY

    In response to the article "What Advice Would You Give Your Younger Self?" - these were my answers. Never play poker with two brothers from ... Read more

  • Mid-June Update

    6/16/2016 2:06:12 PM, by KATRICK528

    I do not think my plan will work for me. First, I have stopped doing my 5-10 minute daily cleaning because of how tired I am whe... Read more

  • Demotivating Motivator

    6/16/2016 8:38:45 AM, by DARKMORNING

    So I have a coworker who's been trying to help motivate me lately and I've appreciated it, mostly. She asked me to commit to working out 30 minut... Read more

  • Conversations with my Niece

    6/6/2016 5:42:08 PM, by KATRICK528

    Granbury Texas has been getting a lot of rain, and has had some flooding, including my brother's house. To help them out, I watched my niece this... Read more

  • End of May

    5/31/2016 11:13:17 AM, by KATRICK528

    Another month has come and gone, and it is time for me to think about what works and does not work again. In the middle of the month, I chan... Read more

  • Eight years

    5/26/2016 11:15:53 AM, by DARKMORNING

    So I guess I just missed my 8-year Sparkversary last week! Shame on me. :) I wish I had stayed more active through the years, I'd probably be be... Read more

  • being patient with yourself

    5/25/2016 1:46:04 PM, by LEENIE114

    Losing weight takes time. Every minute I stick with my program counts. Evertime I say no thank you to a piece of bread to go with my dinner, it's... Read more

  • Drinking more water

    5/24/2016 10:45:42 PM, by MADSKYE

    I just made a little change but I'm trying to drink 64 oz of water a day and wow, do I feel better! I was having really bad mood swings and fatig... Read more

  • I shouldn't have looked

    5/24/2016 8:40:46 AM, by TLEVENTER

    Need a place to vent this or I'm not going to have a good day. Sorry. Back in December it seemed things were on again with Thom. I went to ... Read more

  • Renaissance

    5/22/2016 10:18:23 PM, by KATRICK528

    I(left) spent the day at Scarborough Faire Renaissanc... Read more

  • Long Day

    5/20/2016 10:09:56 AM, by KATRICK528

    Today is going to be a long day for me. First, I did not get to bed until 12:30am, but this is due to a change in my World of Warcraft Raidi... Read more

  • Gel Pens

    5/19/2016 3:39:57 PM, by KATRICK528

    I love pens. I love to write in multiple colors and o... Read more

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