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  • I hope blogging won't jinx my roll

    5/27/2016 1:26:34 AM, by MISSCLOVE

    I went out with my friend last weekend and I felt fat as usual but something clicked in me and made me get real serious about losing weight. We ... Read more

  • Baby Steps

    5/26/2016 4:57:09 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    I have a whole new plan. No more diets!!! I am taking some positive steps, yes, they are baby steps, but in the right direction. I simply can'... Read more

  • I'm trying. I've kinda stopped quitting so much.

    4/25/2016 10:54:19 PM, by MISSCLOVE

    Been eating clean breakfasts and lunches. Dinners are a bit beast like. Have started exercising more consistently and bought a home workout bib... Read more

  • What comes naturally

    4/24/2016 8:18:22 AM, by PHARM1209

    My son and his friend wanted to go to the park yesterday to practice their soccer moves. I drove them, so I walked the park while they ran, ki... Read more

  • Diets Really Don't Work

    4/20/2016 5:04:47 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    When will I learn that valuable lesson. I lost 58 pounds with Jenny Craig but the moment I went back to eating real food I gained a lot of it ba... Read more

  • Personal Day

    4/20/2016 10:48:29 AM, by PHARM1209

    I took the day off. I took the day off and I gave my son the day off too. Today my 14 year old and I are going to see the Cubs and Cards p... Read more

  • 31 pounds down

    4/17/2016 6:59:06 PM, by PANDASR

    Thank you FitBit for keeping me on track! Yeah, honest calorie counts and exercise goals and every day thorough check-ins are working. I need t... Read more

  • Aligned

    4/17/2016 8:43:29 AM, by PHARM1209

    Throughout my life, I've had these periods where things - all things - seem to get a little off track; a little out of focus. Like the fabri... Read more

  • Leader of the Pack

    3/15/2016 10:52:53 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    I am a Leader of the exercise group. As I have mentioned before, I came up with the idea of doing a Walking DVD during our break. Our departmen... Read more

  • Help in Getting Back on Track

    3/8/2016 1:48:43 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    I have been reading a lot of motivational stories lately on Sparkpeople in order to help me get back on track. I seem to be in a good place righ... Read more

  • Confession Time

    3/1/2016 4:27:00 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    I am going to own up to it--yes, I have gained 31 pounds back. But I am not going to beat myself up about it because what's done is done. W... Read more

  • Reflections on a Birthday

    2/19/2016 10:50:52 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    Last Saturday was my 68th birthday. I had reflected several days before about where the years went and how fast time flew by. I thought about T... Read more

  • My day

    2/10/2016 11:45:45 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    Had a good day today. Look at my Goodwill finds!!! ... Read more

  • Finding My Spark

    2/8/2016 9:42:05 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    I am still very much a work in progress. I have to own up to the 26 pounds I gained back after losing 58. I will weigh again in the morning and... Read more

  • Wishy Washy

    1/29/2016 9:50:50 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    For those who don't know, wishy washy, it means flipping back and forth between a decision. My decision is whether to continue with Jenny Craig ... Read more

  • Starting the Week off Right

    1/25/2016 10:48:17 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    Ringgggg went the alarm clock. It was cold, it was dark and I wanted desperately to snuggle back under the covers and catch some more zzzz's. B... Read more

  • Back to Basics

    1/18/2016 4:42:22 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    I had blogged earlier about coming up with a challenge for myself. I have mulled it over all weekend and here is what I came up with. Get b... Read more

  • Loving Sparkpeople

    1/15/2016 6:54:44 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    I do so love Sparkpeople. All my life I have been blessed with fairly good health. Oh, a few little setbacks here and there but nothing I would... Read more

  • Good Start to Week

    1/11/2016 9:53:29 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    I woke up this morning and it was cold, burrrrr. For Tennessee, anything below 40 is cold. It was about 18 degrees. That warm bed sure did cal... Read more

  • One Week Down

    1/8/2016 2:34:52 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    Well the first week of January is almost history. I am back on track with my calorie counting and have gotten to the gym twice so far this week.... Read more

  • Blogging

    1/6/2016 1:58:20 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    I am going to blog at least 2 - 3 times a week. I feel like it helps keep me on track and I use all the tools I can get my hands on to help me o... Read more

  • 12/28/15

    12/28/2015 3:03:08 PM, by PANDASR

    I am ashamed that I am back for the 8th consecutive year in a row with no progress. What does that say about me. That I haven't taken myself se... Read more

  • Looking Forward to 2016

    12/28/2015 11:10:07 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    2015 has not been a stellar year for me. I lost my best friend of many years and I lost my motivation to get healthy. Yes, no more diets for me... Read more

  • Every Day Is a New Day

    12/3/2015 9:37:40 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    Seems like on this journey to weight loss, every day is a new day and a new challenge. Confession time now--after doing so well the past two day... Read more

  • Getting Ahead of the Holiday Gain

    12/2/2015 3:08:34 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    Wow! It is December 2 already. I have exercised two days in a row and counted everything that has gone in my mouth. There is temptation everyw... Read more

  • Weight Gain

    11/24/2015 11:55:08 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    I was standing at the kitchen sink this morning measuring out my grapes in one cup segments and beating myself up about my 18 pound weight gain (... Read more

  • The Red T-Shirt

    11/18/2015 2:02:40 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    My staff and I are going to an Administrative Conference in December. There will be adm staff from across the state there and this is the first ... Read more

  • Thanksgiving Poem

    11/17/2015 9:59:17 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    My Thanksgiving Poem to you all--I hope you enjoy it as much as I do: May your stuffing be tasty, May your turkey be plump, May your pot... Read more

  • New Beginning

    11/16/2015 11:44:27 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    Well, here I am starting over again. I have been eating like crazy for the past two months and quite frankly am tired of overeating. My clothes... Read more

  • Gratitude Continues

    11/3/2015 10:23:21 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    I have thought a lot about this. I have not had the best of summers--it started with the loss of my dear friend of 48 years. Diabetes got the b... Read more

  • November the Month of Gratitude

    11/1/2015 11:45:50 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    One of my spark buddies always posts things he is grateful for and encouraged us to do same. So I started thinking--instead of complaining, grip... Read more

  • Why Do We Make It So Hard

    9/30/2015 5:36:00 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    I have struggled all summer with this weight thing. I have gained and lost the same 10 pounds. Don't get me wrong--I am truly grateful that I l... Read more

  • Oh What A Feeling!

    9/17/2015 11:35:47 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    I love that song! It is going around and around in my head. I am back on track and doing something I have never in my life done before--I am c... Read more

  • Slowly But Surely

    9/16/2015 3:30:44 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    We all ask ourselves each day--where does the time go! I cannot believe it is almost October. Anyway, I really fell off the wagon again hard t... Read more

  • New Goals

    8/25/2015 4:41:03 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    Well, I have pretty much frittered away the summer and not lost any more weight. Unfortunately, I have put a few back on--but only a few! So, ... Read more

  • The Stairs

    7/28/2015 11:02:02 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    About 3 years ago when I was at my highest weight, my friend Betty and I had just both gone through breast cancer surgery. We have the same doc... Read more

  • New Boots

    7/22/2015 3:39:55 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    Yesterday I made a trip to K Mart. Went to get a number for my mailbox because the other one had fallen off. Well, I got the number and I can't... Read more

  • You Are What You Eat

    7/20/2015 10:18:57 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    That old saying is so true. For one whole week now, I have been back to healthy eating, no bingeing and exercise. The difference in the way I f... Read more

  • Lesson Learned

    7/10/2015 1:54:47 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    Well, I guess I have learned a big lesson from my last binge. Do not keep trigger foods in the house. Funny thing is, I really am not a sugar f... Read more

  • Three Steps Forward, One Step Backward

    7/8/2015 1:42:00 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    I have been kind of quiet on Spark People for a few days. the reason is that I am taking that one step backward. What Happened, you ask! I h... Read more

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