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  • Good Starts Need A Good End

    7/30/2015 9:19:46 AM, by SIORANTH

    I start off every day really well. I have a healthy breakfast with lots of protein, veggies, and fruit. It keeps me satisfied until lunchtime whe... Read more

  • Week 1 - Weigh In

    7/29/2015 6:01:54 AM, by SIORANTH

    Week 1 was a wash. The two pounds that came off the first two days which I knew were definitely water weight both came back thanks to my binge ea... Read more

  • D5 & D6

    7/28/2015 6:50:20 AM, by SIORANTH

    Sunday was not a good day, many, many cons. I drank about 4 beers (didn't log them) and basically sat on my butt all day long playing Rift. ... Read more

  • D4

    7/26/2015 7:51:27 AM, by SIORANTH

    After I get through this first week I'm moving to weekly updates. Cons * I had a beer with dinner. * I ate a whole bag of popped Wheat T... Read more

  • Day Three

    7/25/2015 6:06:45 AM, by SIORANTH

    So, yesterday was not as good as it could have been, for multiple reasons. Cons * I had one alcoholic beverage while watching Dr. Who. *... Read more

  • And a One and a Two

    7/24/2015 6:03:16 AM, by SIORANTH

    Yesterday's daily list! Cons * I went over on my sodium intake due to processed (but tasty) food for dinner. Pros * I did barn chor... Read more

  • Time to Face the Music!

    7/23/2015 9:22:08 AM, by CHERRY666

    It's been about two and a half months since I've exercised regularly and ate like I cared about health. I went back and double checked by runnin... Read more

  • One Day Down

    7/23/2015 5:49:17 AM, by SIORANTH

    I want to try to do at least one short blog entry every day to review things I could have done better and to remind myself of the positive things... Read more


    7/22/2015 1:08:02 PM, by MMS416256302

    It is official. As of today I have lost 100 POUNDS!!!!!!!!!!!! In my sleep brain state this morning, I stepped on the scale and thought it s... Read more

  • Creating Goals

    7/22/2015 7:43:38 AM, by SIORANTH

    I did a lot of editing on my Spark Page this morning. I got rid of a lot of the old updates but kept some as well to remind myself of where I've ... Read more

  • A Safe Place to talk about food and mental health

    7/22/2015 3:02:11 AM, by NOBLECABOOSE

    So, I know my ADHD is a problem. I get hyperfocused and I forget to eat. I'm understimulated so I binge. I'm trying to fix my brain right n... Read more

  • And Once More - With Feeling!

    7/16/2015 9:06:11 AM, by SIORANTH

    I feel like a broken record in these blogs. I'm stuck in the groove just endlessly nagging about my lack of success and trying to get inside my o... Read more

  • Konmari

    7/9/2015 6:42:17 PM, by NYGHTWISH

    So after the chaos that was last week, I decided I had a need to bring order to my life. It was a difficult week, I won't get too much into detai... Read more

  • Mama said there'd be days like this...

    7/6/2015 4:38:49 PM, by NYGHTWISH

    It is not even 4:30 and I am exhausted. I made bad choices sometimes and pay the price dearly for it later. I frequently apologize to "future me"... Read more

  • Fireworks, All Right

    7/4/2015 8:55:02 PM, by MAO-MIAOWS

    At 1630, our 1700 relief came in and wanted to take over a half hour early. We said no. I'm not certain of my partner's motivation, but personall... Read more

  • Wow, what a welcome back!

    6/24/2015 8:33:44 PM, by NYGHTWISH

    I logged in today to a great surprise - a most popular blog entry! What?! Wow! I loved all the messages of support and stories from those who hav... Read more

  • Two steps forward...

    6/23/2015 8:58:02 AM, by NYGHTWISH

    I'm still here chugging along. I still feel like I'm the dish twirler or chainsaw juggler in the circus, but I'm also trying to remain optimistic... Read more

  • Update

    6/21/2015 2:49:09 AM, by SNUFFKINS

    This morning, I saw a weight loss of 600 gr compared to yesterday. I'm not sure if I expressed myself correctly yesterday. I'm actually not that ... Read more

  • Seems I'm only blogging when I'm frustrated with something

    6/20/2015 3:19:45 AM, by SNUFFKINS

    I don't get this. Last month, I lost like one kg... Read more

  • Starting over after surgery

    6/7/2015 9:32:58 AM, by TRUCKERSWIFE80

    Well I am starting over today with my exercise and dieting. It has been a little over 7 weeks since I had my emergency surgery and the doctor has... Read more

  • Train Insane...but not literally

    6/1/2015 2:30:12 AM, by ZJ_ZERO

    I am an impatient person who must always be doing something. This typically serves me well because I am usually able to focus my energy on import... Read more

  • getting those steps in

    5/21/2015 1:42:08 PM, by SNUFFKINS

    My daily step goal is to make at least 10,000 steps. I even want to aim for 15,000 daily steps. My problem: how do I manage to reach this goal...... Read more

  • What I Have Learned.....

    5/21/2015 11:18:34 AM, by MMS416256302

    I read through and see so many disappointed by what they see as failings. Perhaps it will help them to know this: It is a fact that it tak... Read more

  • EH.

    5/20/2015 8:05:37 PM, by STRIKERSANGEL

    Well the past couple of days were pretty good. Spent the weekend with the amazing boyfriend. And have worked the last 3 days. Almost got washed o... Read more

  • 90 POUNDS DOWN!!!!!!!!!

    5/20/2015 6:02:15 PM, by MMS416256302

    GO ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! GO ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! GO ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!! LOL... Read more

  • Health Data

    5/17/2015 6:04:46 AM, by MAO-MIAOWS

    16 May 2015 12,288 steps 6.02 miles Average en last week per day 5490 steps ... Read more

  • Binge Eating Disorder SUCKS!

    5/12/2015 4:24:03 PM, by AMARANTH13

    The place where I have one-on-one therapy has a group for people with eating disorders. I've tried something similar before and it was good to lo... Read more

  • The past couple of days.

    5/11/2015 5:10:09 PM, by STRIKERSANGEL

    Didn't have to work Saturday. Thank goodness. Sunday we had my twin cousins 7th birthday party. Gah did they load up on Frozen stuff. haha Then t... Read more

  • Today today today

    5/8/2015 6:04:17 PM, by STRIKERSANGEL

    Well it rained most of the day, so not many steps taken. And it's rest day for my squats challenge. Tomorrow it will be 40. So I look forward to ... Read more

  • Usual boring day.

    5/7/2015 7:40:29 PM, by STRIKERSANGEL

    Work work and work. Was a eh day. My first client kinda scared me a little bit with how he acted, but he got better. I ended up having to drive 3... Read more

  • My day.

    5/6/2015 11:08:08 PM, by STRIKERSANGEL

    Well I didn't have a very active day work wise. I did get to have lunch with the boyfriend as well. :) Had Subway. Yummy! Then after... Read more

  • Bleh

    5/5/2015 9:04:05 PM, by STRIKERSANGEL

    Well my day started out amazing. Got to see the boyfriend and then my mother pissed me off. But at least I did get my 25 squats today. Hoping for... Read more

  • Great day.

    5/4/2015 11:36:54 PM, by STRIKERSANGEL

    Had to work today, but got to see my boyfriend last night and boy let me tell you it was a great 30 mins. I'm so worn out today. Today was my re... Read more

  • Yay: Official Permission to ignore mainstream :)

    4/24/2015 3:36:27 PM, by AMARANTH13

    I get so nervous when I ignore mainstream diet advise in order to cut most grains and really starchy fruit and dairy and stuff out, I worry that ... Read more

  • Things that make me go hmmmmmm?

    4/23/2015 2:02:47 PM, by SERGEANTMAJOR

    As I monitor the research and articles on exercise and fitness I post to the forums hyperlinks to those which I find most relevant. In the recen... Read more

  • California is crazy

    4/21/2015 6:35:36 PM, by WICKEDKISSES

    So hopefully we'll be moving to Colorado or Washington(state) soon. Meanwhile, I'm losing all my rotten teeth, and going over to dentures now th... Read more

  • weight changes

    4/16/2015 1:12:43 AM, by SNUFFKINS

    I felt really good about my weight for the last two weeks. Today I saw a weight gain of almost 1kg. I knooooooooow it's probably the late night d... Read more

  • Never Give Up

    4/14/2015 10:14:09 PM, by PHATDIVABBW

    3 years Post OP on May 17, 2015. I keep reminding myself to never give up. The fight is not over. Although I feel myself backsliding I still... Read more

  • Emotional Upheavel

    4/14/2015 7:31:45 PM, by AMARANTH13

    The last week I've not been doing well. I've been on this psychotropic med, Effexor, for quite a while but it is now really starting to mess with... Read more

  • 30lb gain

    4/11/2015 7:00:18 PM, by LUNASCARLET

    it,s been over a year since I've been on here and I'm embarrassed to say I'm back to my heaviest (230lbs). There are a lot of reasons I can list... Read more

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