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  • 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

  • 05/18/2016 it's about time I brain dump all this gathered nutrition information

    5/18/2016 7:31:12 PM, by KIMBERLY0916

    this isn't complete or necessarily in order or cohesive but it was about time I got it written down instead of floating around in the murky chemi... Read more

  • NSV

    5/18/2016 12:52:47 PM, by LEENIE114

    I have officially fit into a smaller pair of jeans! I have been avoiding trying the jeans on, the last time I couldn't zip them. Today they zippe... Read more

  • 5 pound gain.

    5/16/2016 8:19:30 PM, by LEENIE114

    Frown. Step off scale. Get on scale. Frown more. It is what it is, tomorrow's another day. ... Read more

  • Missing Puzzle Piece

    5/16/2016 11:27:58 AM, by TEDHOB2003

    Yesterday in church our worship leader stepped in to cover for our ill pastor and spoke about what he knows best: worship! He spoke about how wor... Read more

  • Today, I did up my bra: Success!

    5/15/2016 10:02:08 PM, by SHIBI_HUNTRESS

    Today I did up my bra. For the longest time, I've been using a bra extender to help with my back pain and because I'm clearly a larger pers... Read more

  • the adventures of Atlas

    5/13/2016 12:55:22 PM, by LEENIE114

    On my last birthday,my husband gifted me with a scale that pairs with my fitbit. It is named Aria, but I renamed it Atlas, because it was going t... Read more

  • The Booby-Belly Test

    5/13/2016 1:09:24 AM, by SHIBI_HUNTRESS

    An old friend told me about this test and it made me feel a little better about myself at the time, but now I'm actually using it as a measuremen... Read more

  • Things Are Looking Up

    5/13/2016 12:01:59 AM, by FIREFLY-THT-WAS

    All of my blood tests regarding clotting disorders and such came back negative, which is a huge plus. I figured they would be negative, but bette... Read more

  • Thoughts 5/12/16

    5/12/2016 11:55:24 AM, by KATRICK528

    There are a few topics that I have crossed my mind. Walking to Work and Doggy: I had to go get my dog from my mother (we share... Read more

  • Slow but steady progress

    5/12/2016 11:36:14 AM, by DARKMORNING

    I took my measurements this morning and I've lost 2.5 inches total in the last 4 weeks. I'm not sure if that's really good or not, I mean, I know... Read more

  • New Blog, Pro-biotics, Sitting with Hunger

    5/9/2016 3:11:27 PM, by FIREFLY-THT-WAS

    For those of you who may be interested, I moved my regular, non-weight loss blog from blogspot to wordpress: http://randomcraftacular
    ... Read more

  • memories

    5/9/2016 10:53:49 AM, by LEENIE114

    Most memories are comforting. The time spent with loved ones, traveling, learning, funny moments that still make you laugh. Those are the memorie... Read more

  • New exercise - Furniture Assembly

    5/9/2016 10:03:20 AM, by DARKMORNING

    I spent a good bit of yesterday assembling 2 new Ikea bookcases and I'm SO sore today! I was up and down, bending, lifting, screwing screws... Fu... Read more

  • 5K is in the books

    5/8/2016 9:51:00 AM, by COFFEESNOB01

    Finished my first 5k ever yesterday. I'm still working up to jogging so my husband and I walked it and finished it in under an hour. Might not ... Read more

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