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  • Streak!

    3/25/2015 9:38:05 AM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    I have finally found a weight loss path, yayyyyyy!!! It's been hard to get started. It's not super fast but hey it's progressing and I will take ... Read more

  • Here there and everywhere

    3/16/2015 12:43:22 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    FB group is sorta helping. It's kinda sad to see what someone weighing 135-145 lbs eats. Makes me not really want to weigh under 150 if that's h... Read more

  • Week 7

    3/4/2015 4:05:20 PM, by BECCAJ98

    Well, no weight loss....so been pretty much at a standstill since I started th... Read more

  • Doing good finally

    2/28/2015 11:15:59 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    The fb group has really been helping me stay on track. We photograph all of our food for the day. So that makes a big difference. I don't really ... Read more

  • Update of week 5 & 6

    2/24/2015 4:42:11 PM, by BECCAJ98

    6 weeks down and also 16.2 lbs!! My lost has not been as great as the first few weeks. Part of that is getting used to the new position at work. ... Read more

  • Ash Wednesday

    2/18/2015 10:56:59 AM, by JPONCIN

    Today is usually when I start starving myself in hopes of pulling my crap together. It is a time of sacrifice and reflection. But this year, I'm ... Read more

  • Ready set go

    2/17/2015 1:56:38 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    Well the last week has been kind of a worldwind. I had my shortest job possible at the gym daycare. Way too much stress, not worth it at the mo... Read more

  • Reflection of past few years

    2/13/2015 10:29:07 AM, by BECCAJ98

    I joined Spark People in September of 2010. I would look at the web site once in awhile, but never did much. I had lost about 25 # though. In Ja... Read more

  • Official 4 week blog

    2/10/2015 10:25:35 AM, by BECCAJ98

    I am really proud of myself. I'm down 14.6#, so of course that's pretty awesome. But even more than that was the miracle that happened while eati... Read more

  • Almost end of week 4 and best compliment ever!!!

    2/9/2015 10:33:44 AM, by BECCAJ98

    Almost the end of first 4 weeks, down 13#. Feeling great even tho this past weekend, my boyfriend and I had a bit of cheating. Which in the schem... Read more

  • Treadmill-less week

    2/8/2015 12:03:12 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    Something in me just could not get on the treadmill this week. Maybe because I planned it out too much in my head. Monday, Wednesday, Friday. Fri... Read more

  • Snowed in problem

    2/5/2015 8:33:47 AM, by BECCAJ98

    We got more snow yesterday. After my doctor's appointment, I decided I was staying off the roads until I had to go to work. Which of course meant... Read more

  • Week 3 recap

    2/4/2015 10:25:54 AM, by BECCAJ98

    I'm down 11 pounds total right now, has really slowed down from first 10 days, but I'm ok with that. Best thing about this week was having to mov... Read more

  • Finding rails

    1/31/2015 9:41:53 AM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    I would say the most positive thing that happened this week was sleep. Max slept two night for 9 hours and then the other nights were 7.5-8 hrs. ... Read more

  • The ignorance of people

    1/29/2015 12:47:51 PM, by BECCAJ98

    I don't know why this actually shocks me. I should know by this point in my life that people are built to disappoint. But this morning I was take... Read more

  • Almost end of week 2

    1/26/2015 4:17:22 PM, by BECCAJ98

    Week 2 ends tomorrow.....I didn't get in any gym time this weekend, nor did I have time today :( Instead, Saturday, my boyfriend and I went hi... Read more

  • One week down....

    1/21/2015 2:07:01 PM, by BECCAJ98

    Week one of my 12 week challenge is down....so is 6.7# and I'm making enormous strides with my cardio. I'm able to push a little bit more each da... Read more

  • Small victories

    1/17/2015 2:13:28 PM, by BECCAJ98

    I signed up for the 12 week challenge at my gym to try to give me an extra boost and finally make this year the one. I have come a long way, but ... Read more

  • Being happy at 200 lbs

    1/16/2015 11:29:05 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    I can't say that I am doing everything possible to not weight 200 lbs. But I am exercising and logging food and I am still 200 lbs. I am not gonn... Read more

  • Personal Trainer

    1/15/2015 5:03:18 PM, by BECCAJ98

    So, after a year plus of being a member at one of my gyms, I finally got the "Free" session with a personal trainer. He went over a few good exer... Read more

  • Monday

    1/12/2015 9:17:32 PM, by JPONCIN

    I did a great job on my food today after a weekend of cheating. I'm so proud of myself for pulling it together! I also got on my bike and did 30 ... Read more

  • Winds of Change

    1/9/2015 2:06:46 PM, by JPONCIN

    What a week it's been! My kids were off for snow days, and I got offered a long-term sub position! I'm teaching sophomore English until March for... Read more

  • Holy Soreness Batman!

    1/9/2015 12:58:37 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    Ok my running soreness did not hit til last night. This morning it was bad but not terrible. I am too stubborn to take medicine. What did I do th... Read more

  • I got on the treadmill and ran!

    1/8/2015 11:25:35 AM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    Yesterday I was going a tad bit crazy stuck inside. So I put Max in his little chair and put it infront of the treadmill and had intent to walk.... Read more

  • 2015

    1/7/2015 1:22:31 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    I wrote a whole blog 2 days ago and somehow got busy as usual and didn't finish. Oh well it wasn't a very positive one. I keep thinking of... Read more

  • Hello, 2015!

    1/4/2015 12:18:08 PM, by JPONCIN

    I don't know what it is about a New Year that makes people commit to a healthier lifestyle, but this year it is working for me. It was just the k... Read more

  • Goodbye, 2014!!!

    12/29/2014 2:13:40 PM, by JPONCIN

    This morning I put together a Google doc with some goals for my husband and myself, and a place for us to journal together about our progress/fai... Read more

  • Happy Holidays

    12/15/2014 9:59:37 PM, by JPONCIN

    Today I did a great job staying in my calories. Finally! :) I have been working 3 jobs and loving every minute of it. I have the perfect jobs f... Read more

  • Times up!

    12/15/2014 4:36:14 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    Ok I had my 6 weeks of no exercise and semi food logging. Times up, now we are down to business! I weighed this morning and I was at 199.8. Hangi... Read more

  • I'm Back!

    12/11/2014 10:12:25 AM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    To my healthier self anyway. This week marks my fifth week PP so I am ready to get my butt back in gear. It's been a rough recovery. I take two s... Read more

  • Getting Real

    11/24/2014 11:22:22 AM, by PSEYMOUR1970

    OK...I am going to rant a little bit. I love my bf a ton! That said...I found out that he is a little more insecure than I ever thought he would ... Read more

  • long week

    11/20/2014 9:06:25 AM, by PSEYMOUR1970

    It has been a long week and it is only Thursday. I went way over my points last night and am a little depressed today because of it. I am back on... Read more

  • Chill In the Air

    11/11/2014 6:59:41 PM, by JPONCIN

    What a crappy November day. The temperature has bottomed out and it is miserable, windy, overcast, and COLD. I can see I will be plastering Neosp... Read more

  • Max Emery is here!

    11/10/2014 6:06:18 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    I finished working on Halloween and went into labor on the following Tuesday at 2:20 pm. We ended up at Labor and Delivery at 6:30 pm. I was 3 cm... Read more

  • no pain, no gain?

    11/8/2014 6:08:27 PM, by BECCAJ98

    Oh how true this is!! The more physical pain I'm in, the more I gain (in weight because I eat). I am trying to watch what I do, just doesn't alwa... Read more

  • What I did after

    11/2/2014 1:47:02 PM, by BECCAJ98

    Back in August, I had a freak accident at work. Pivoting out of a truck, I lost my footing and fell. The result was a broke bone (my first), coup... Read more

  • On Maternity Mode

    11/1/2014 10:16:04 AM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    Yesterday was my last day working!!! We made arrangements for it to be my last day back in September. Then last week my boss found out my deliver... Read more

  • Film Scores

    10/31/2014 12:36:36 PM, by JPONCIN

    This will be short because I'm on my way out the door, but I just wanted to say how much I like the channel my son put on my Pandora account! It ... Read more

  • Fat girl melt down

    10/25/2014 10:27:37 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    I feel like so many old negative wounds have been stirred up thru this pregnancy. I wrote in my last blog about the manager saying to the custome... Read more

  • Warrior? Or Non-Warrior?

    10/21/2014 1:26:52 PM, by JPONCIN

    This morning I dragged my sorry self that has been fighting a cold for the past 4 days, and has a migraine, to the gym for training. I got a half... Read more

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