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    8/31/2015 4:41:07 PM, by CARROT143

    As my weight loss has slowed and my eating/exercising feels more like "this is the way I live" versus "how can I do this forever" I don't think s... Read more

  • mom :)

    8/30/2015 3:05:59 PM, by -THINQ-

    i'm here! breathing in and breathing out! it's been weeks!! since i've p... Read more

  • Enjoying Shark Weekend

    8/29/2015 9:42:11 PM, by JO88BAKO

    I love these shark specials they have. My friends here in N.C. think it's funny I watch them since we go into the ocean. Got a good nights sle... Read more

  • Ready for the weekend

    8/28/2015 10:23:30 PM, by JO88BAKO

    I'm ready for the weekend. Don't even know why. LOL. Last night I got very little sleep, so hoping tonight will be better.... Read more

  • Good Day

    8/26/2015 9:11:33 PM, by JO88BAKO

    This was a good day. I'm getting my strength back and it sure feels good... Read more

  • Anyone else trying to sell a house?

    8/24/2015 8:46:07 PM, by JO88BAKO

    Our house in Iowa is for sale and this is about to get the best of me. Don't ever let any contractor talk you into giving them money for anything... Read more

  • Committing to One Another Again

    8/24/2015 9:24:25 AM, by KATHYM617

    When it has happened, dislike of my shape/in-shape-ness has always been a me thing - my husband has never complained about my appearance or weigh... Read more

  • Chicken Soup

    8/22/2015 9:04:05 PM, by JO88BAKO

    Last night I felt bad and yes, had some chicken soup, Healthy Choice. It helped. Tonight I'm not nauseated, just super bloated. I've been trying ... Read more

  • Tired of being sick

    8/21/2015 5:37:15 PM, by JO88BAKO

    I'm tired of coughing, plugged ears, sore throat, coughing, etc. It's not getting me down, I'm still gardening, ST, and cleaning. Just really ti... Read more

  • Race Results

    8/21/2015 11:10:35 AM, by KATHYM617

    One of my principal fitness objectives is to get back into running. I was getting pretty into it when I got pregnant with #3 and have really fal... Read more

  • Good Day

    8/18/2015 9:06:23 PM, by JO88BAKO

    This was a good day. I got some work done and had some fun. Now we will see what tonight brings... Read more

  • Better Day

    8/17/2015 2:53:24 PM, by JO88BAKO

    Today is better. We got Bob set up with an appointment at the VA on Wed. My stress seems less today so things are improving which makes me happy.... Read more

  • Lesson Learned: Keep Climbing

    8/17/2015 10:38:54 AM, by CARROT143

    Almost 5 years ago I had been on Sparkpeople awhile - had lost some weight, was walking regularly and was anxious to start seeing Western NC from... Read more

  • Somebody............

    8/16/2015 11:04:06 PM, by L*I*T*A*

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  • Trying to recover

    8/16/2015 9:24:45 PM, by JO88BAKO

    Things have been upside down crazy since rushing Bob to the hospital in the middle of the night Wed. He got our Friday and is doing fairly well. ... Read more

  • Priceless Pajama Pants

    8/12/2015 11:46:00 AM, by CARROT143

    When I was in high school my grandmother used my favorite twin bed sheets (I had moved to a full bed) to make me a set of pajamas. Over the years... Read more

  • Work hard, play hard

    8/11/2015 10:35:52 PM, by JO88BAKO

    This morning I cleaned the heck out of our house. I worked nonstop for 4 hours sweating my rear off. It was worth it. Our friends from Iowa came ... Read more

  • Having fun being busy

    8/10/2015 9:49:20 PM, by JO88BAKO

    I am so glad to be feeling better daily. It's a joy to get things done around the house and outside again... Read more

  • Happy Sunday

    8/9/2015 9:52:03 PM, by JO88BAKO

    Today was a very nice day. I went to church by myself as Bob's allergies were bad this morning. I got some weeds pulled in the garden this evenin... Read more


    8/8/2015 11:06:01 PM, by L*I*T*A*

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  • Fun Birthday

    8/8/2015 9:37:10 PM, by JO88BAKO

    Today I had a really great birthday. Usually they make me sad, but this year was just fine. We took a road trip so Bob could get a riding lawn mo... Read more

  • Everything Old Is New Again

    8/8/2015 4:09:40 PM, by KATHYM617

    My youngest is now 17 months old, and it's time to start doing something about the excess weight I've been carrying for a year and a half. I've ... Read more

  • Hoping for a fun evening

    8/7/2015 11:06:53 AM, by JO88BAKO

    Tonight we are going back to the island. They have bands all weekend long every weekend during the summer. We are going tonight. Some of our Parr... Read more

  • Back to 160-ville - It Sure Looks Different Now!

    8/7/2015 10:56:38 AM, by CARROT143

    The year was 1996 - Clinton was nearing the end of his 1st term of presidency then won against Bob Dole, Alanis Morrisette had "A Jagged Little P... Read more

  • More beach time

    8/6/2015 10:11:37 PM, by JO88BAKO

    This afternoon we went to the beach again and it was awesome. We took a nice long walk. the water is warm. It was pretty windy but we didn't care... Read more

  • Back to driving

    8/4/2015 9:07:43 PM, by JO88BAKO

    Today I drove for the first time since my surgery. It was great and it did not bother me a bit. So glad to be able to again by myself. Woohoo!!... Read more

  • It's Not My Store Anymore

    8/4/2015 1:13:19 PM, by CARROT143

    This weekend I was at Lane Bryant getting fitted (AGAIN) for a bra. As you might imagine the "girls" are shrinking along with the rest of me so I... Read more

  • On the Mend

    8/3/2015 7:29:39 PM, by JO88BAKO

    I think I've finally turned the corner and am on the mend. We went to church Sunday and did some socializing afterwards with friends. Felt pretty... Read more

  • Why Wait to Celebrate?

    8/3/2015 9:15:30 AM, by CARROT143

    Today is my 5th Sparkeversary - I had a goal to get to 165 but I got to 171.2. Am I disappointed? Not very. I think goals are important and... Read more

  • Ready for the weekend

    7/31/2015 9:39:17 PM, by JO88BAKO

    I'm ready for the weekend, don't really know why. I don't have any plans. Hopefully I can go to church on Sunday. Today was another good day.... Read more

  • Better day

    7/30/2015 3:41:52 PM, by JO88BAKO

    Today is going better. This morning I watered what's left of our garden and the blueberry trees. We have a dozen strawberry plants which are runn... Read more

  • SLOW Recovery

    7/29/2015 2:51:51 PM, by JO88BAKO

    The Dr says all is well, I'm just healing VERY slowly. Looks more like 1-2 weeks post op rather than 5. I'll just be patient and keep doing what ... Read more

  • Confused

    7/27/2015 2:21:15 PM, by JO88BAKO

    I really wonder about me sometimes. This morning I wondered why I'd put my Dr. appointment in my phone for Wed. We went to the Dr as I thought my... Read more

  • Quiet day

    7/26/2015 9:28:56 PM, by JO88BAKO

    I really laid low today, spent the day making cards. Tomorrow morning I go to the Dr. I'm anxious to see what he has to say.... Read more

  • The Wall: Do I Climb Over, Dig Under or Pummel Through?

    7/26/2015 6:47:52 PM, by CARROT143

    The dreaded plateau. For a month now I have weighed the same within a pound up or down. I knew I would see a slow down eventually as I'd never lo... Read more

  • Finally got our computer back

    7/25/2015 8:10:49 PM, by JO88BAKO

    After another trip to the shop and a new SMS card for the hot spot, I have a computer again. Seems like forever. I'm still healing. Seems like th... Read more

  • The Deflated Balloon

    7/22/2015 10:46:22 AM, by CARROT143

    I've been dieting since I was 15 so I have gained and lost a lot of weight over the years. I'm accustomed to seeing my body change along the way.... Read more


    7/21/2015 11:12:12 PM, by L*I*T*A*

    WHICH ARE YOU? There are two kinds of people... Read more

  • The "TO DO" List - Part 1

    7/20/2015 10:55:18 AM, by CARROT143

    Call it what you like: a to do list, a bucket list, a wish list, a list of goals. Today I decided I have lost enough weight and am exercising reg... Read more

  • What do you do for motivation?

    7/18/2015 11:42:23 AM, by CLAREBEARSTARE

    Hi guys! :) I've been doing pretty good lately about getting my daily exercise in, but some days I just really fight it. I know how important it ... Read more

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