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  • Lesson Learned

    5/2/2015 12:46:30 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    On Thursday of this week a co-worker and I had to visit one of the state parks (yeah). Anyway, on the way back we stopped in a small town off th... Read more

  • Back On Track

    4/28/2015 2:14:59 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    Well I was rocking along and then hit a slight bump in the road. I lost my very dear friend of 48 years last week and somehow I thought food wou... Read more

  • Precious Memories

    4/22/2015 2:40:09 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    Today I lost a precious friend. We have been best buds for 48 years. The effects of diabetes just overtook her body. I started on my weight... Read more

  • Bad Week

    4/17/2015 2:21:44 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    This week has not been great. Although I only went over my calorie limit one day, I still feel like a failure. Why do we do that to ourselves... Read more

  • Blogging

    4/11/2015 11:10:26 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    I decided when I got back on Sparkpeople that I would try to blog several times a week. I have been thinking a lot about this journey and I do ... Read more

  • New Day, New Beginning

    4/9/2015 4:24:43 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    Hi--My name is Carol and I have been off Sparkpeople for a while. During that time, I was diagnosed with breast cancer, had a lumpectomy and ra... Read more

  • Everyday blunders

    2/27/2015 6:12:53 AM, by LNSYLOU

    Love those loooong walks on the beach, weather permitting. When it's too cold, we were happy to go to the exercise room. All that new equipment... Read more

  • No matter the weather

    2/26/2015 6:01:26 PM, by LNSYLOU

    There are some days that are simply TOO cold. Most days, cold or not, I am out there & logging the miles. Even the needs... Read more

  • Exercise & keeping warm

    2/21/2015 9:31:10 AM, by LNSYLOU

    I wear layers. I've added a windbreaker, to my layers. I went south, for the winter & didn't bring my winter coat (so I'm improvising.) Cold i... Read more

  • Winter Wellness Challenge

    2/16/2015 9:37:50 AM, by LNSYLOU

    This is the first time I've been a part of a SP challenge, that isn't actually a challenge "team". You get to it by clicking on "teams" and "cha... Read more

  • Challenges are good motivators

    2/15/2015 8:01:02 AM, by LNSYLOU

    I've been thinking that I need to join a challenge. I need SOMETHING to motivate me! Today, I joined the SP 30 day winter wellness challeng... Read more

  • Sometimes the best thing isn't the latest & the greatest

    1/28/2015 4:00:01 PM, by LNSYLOU

    I enjoy my silly old R.Simmons Oldies workout DVDs. They aren't the latest fad, but they do the trick. He's easy to follow. No matter what exe... Read more

  • A beachy adventure w/ pix

    12/24/2014 6:44:09 AM, by LNSYLOU

    Jus... Read more

  • The smell of weakness....or strength?

    12/1/2014 2:43:34 AM, by LIZINPINK

    I've been on my journey of health and fitness for about a month now. It's had its ups and downs but mostly ups. I meal prep every Thursday (my ... Read more

  • Keeping warm

    11/26/2014 12:12:34 PM, by LNSYLOU

    I have just discovered hunting socks in the sporting goods section of the discount stores. I don't hunt, so I'd never ventured up that aisle, be... Read more

  • Why am I bundled up more than everyone else?

    11/17/2014 7:59:23 PM, by LNSYLOU

    This is a pic from a 5K that I walked last March. There was still a littl... Read more

  • fitbit and bmr calorie calculations

    11/14/2014 3:00:34 AM, by LIZINPINK

    I just started using a fitbit flex and i have it syncing with this account. I noticed after using it for a full day the recommended food values d... Read more

  • Less walks...

    11/1/2014 8:37:33 AM, by LNSYLOU

    Before the weather got bitter cold, we were walking 3-5 miles, each day. Then, the cold & wind hit us. I'm lucky if I get 1 mile.....or 2. I b... Read more

  • Ever amazed that you DIDN'T go over in calories??

    10/27/2014 6:08:12 PM, by LNSYLOU

    I went over my calories, yesterday. I thought, for sure, that today was going to be a calorie disaster. But, NOPE. I am pleasantly surprised! ... Read more

  • Restaurants & their calorie pitfalls

    10/24/2014 7:00:09 PM, by LNSYLOU

    There's a certain restaurant chain (that shall remain nameless) whose entrees & salads are as much as a days worth of calories. It was one of my... Read more

  • The walks are working

    10/19/2014 8:20:45 AM, by LNSYLOU

    It's a great motivator, to have DH taking an active role in all of this. We're going for walks, regularly. 2-5 miles, each day. Our bigges... Read more

  • Even the dog is on a diet

    10/14/2014 7:50:39 PM, by LNSYLOU

    Our dog is not overweight, yet. But, she's getting pretty close! A month ago, she weighed in at 69-point-something (the most she has ever weigh... Read more

  • Extra motivation

    9/21/2014 7:37:47 PM, by LNSYLOU

    I've been "trying" for 2 yrs to get myself "back on track" with tracking my food. DH decided to start paying attention to portion sizes, healthi... Read more

  • Walking buddies

    9/19/2014 5:26:07 PM, by LNSYLOU

    My dog is my walking buddy. She weighed in @ an all time high, this week. I was told to either lower her food intake, or make su... Read more

  • Decisions & influences

    8/29/2014 9:49:45 PM, by LNSYLOU

    As much as 18 yrs ago, DD used to get sick with breathing issues, landing her in the hospital a couple of times. It always scared us quite a bit... Read more

  • No fries, plz

    8/25/2014 12:54:26 PM, by LNSYLOU

    We went out to dinner for steak. Well, he had steak. I ordered a turkey & avocado sammich. We rarely eat out, but, were treating ourselves. ... Read more

  • Foot Saga

    8/15/2014 8:18:05 AM, by LNSYLOU

    Quite a few months ago, I had WALKED a 5K, and gotten sore feet from it. I walk some everyday b/c of the dog. So, it took me completely by surp... Read more

  • Nothing New Under the Sun

    8/15/2014 7:58:26 AM, by LNSYLOU

    As I've mentioned, we moved. I had to come up with new walking routes. The neighborhood is totally diff than the other. I wasn't sure where to... Read more

  • New routes & new routines

    7/28/2014 6:17:26 PM, by LNSYLOU

    We had promised ourselves that we'd do more walking, after the house sold. But, you know how easy it is to make promises & not to actually keep ... Read more

  • Delete

    7/20/2014 10:01:02 AM, by LNSYLOU

    How strange to delete all my walking routes, after we've moved. I had the mileages memorized. Now, it's time to make some new routes. ... Read more

  • DONE - July BLC 070714

    7/8/2014 12:00:53 PM, by SMKNSTCY

    1. Eat within your calorie range (5 points per day) - 5 points 2. Exercise for at least 30 minutes per day for 5 days per week (5 points per d... Read more

  • DONE - July BLC 070614

    7/6/2014 8:49:39 PM, by SMKNSTCY

    1. Eat within your calorie range (5 points per day) - 5 points 2. Exercise for at least 30 minutes per day for 5 days per week (5 points per d... Read more

  • DONE - July BLC 070514

    7/5/2014 7:50:13 PM, by SMKNSTCY

    1. Eat within your calorie range (5 points per day) - 5 points 2. Exercise for at least 30 minutes per day for 5 days per week (5 points per d... Read more

  • DONE - July BLC 070414

    7/4/2014 9:53:44 PM, by SMKNSTCY

    1. Eat within your calorie range (5 points per day) - 5 points 2. Exercise for at least 30 minutes per day for 5 days per week (5 points per da... Read more

  • Done - July BLC 070314

    7/4/2014 9:16:10 AM, by SMKNSTCY

    1. Eat within your calorie range (5 points per day) - didn't track everything I ate so I'm going with no. I hate coming home from work to no pow... Read more

  • DONE - July BLC 2

    7/2/2014 7:10:27 PM, by SMKNSTCY

    1. Eat within your calorie range (5 points per day) 2. Exercise for at least 30 minutes per day for 5 days per week (5 points per... Read more

  • DONE - July BLC 070114

    7/1/2014 9:05:19 PM, by SMKNSTCY

    I signed up for the Done Girls Biggest Loser Challenge for July. Hopefully this will help me get back into the swing of things. Starting we... Read more

  • Not being able to do a task? That's stress

    6/27/2014 9:27:39 PM, by LNSYLOU

    When we need to do something that we can not do, that gives stress. We needed our windows re-glazed & painted (on the outside of a 2 story h... Read more

  • New Diet....Fantastic Results....

    6/22/2014 1:56:31 AM, by CACOX1

    I am very excited about my new eating plan. Not only can I stick with it, I am losing the weight quickly, my BP is under control, I am not hungry... Read more

  • What works for me & 4 yrs

    6/18/2014 12:15:02 PM, by LNSYLOU

    I spent the 1st yr losing the weight I wanted to lose. I tracked my foods religiously, and that worked. Somewhere along the line, I quit ... Read more

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