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  • 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

  • Homeless in Sparkland

    4/3/2015 8:00:17 PM, by MAO-MIAOWS

    The pressure here is incredible. Three days ago, I was called down to the front desk. I was terrified beyond words. I zipped up my vest over my n... Read more

  • New Adventures in the Lone Star State

    4/3/2015 6:24:02 PM, by MAO-MIAOWS

    2.15.2015 Just before Solstice and Christmas, I moved to DFW. I have definitely gotten smaller and I have lost some more weight. I am walking le... Read more

  • The scale and I

    3/31/2015 2:18:25 AM, by SNUFFKINS

    No weight gain this weekend! YAY me. I managed to maintain my weight for the first time in ... forever! Today I saw a 1 pound gain on the scal... Read more

  • Lunch Time

    3/26/2015 2:35:39 PM, by BEX_G91

    I just ate lunch and feel really good about what I had made :) It was a Nutrisystem D Cheese Tortellini cup, with a mix of different veggies... Read more

  • Group started

    3/26/2015 9:19:37 AM, by NINCHICK

    Well I have started a group because all the groups I can see are so full or just don't feel relevant to me. Hope I get a few joiners but I can h... Read more

  • Soft foods: hard to find lower carb ones!

    3/24/2015 1:33:37 PM, by AMARANTH13

    I had a tooth extracted yesterday that had been bothering me for a month. After that I was supposed to eat soft foods but it has been very hard t... Read more

  • Spring snow

    3/20/2015 4:45:47 PM, by VAMPIREBITES

    I wanted to write a more happier blog entry but I guess today I'm just feeling deeply depressed,my lack of sleep and going outside are getting to... Read more

  • Just had another "Water is Wet" moment.

    3/18/2015 12:09:07 PM, by REYAFAE

    Last year - I lost a bunch of the weight and then slowly gained a goodly bit of it back. This morning I sat down and tried to figure out when I w... Read more

  • It's been 162 days since my last activity update...

    3/17/2015 10:11:12 AM, by REYAFAE

    A lot of things have happened in that time - most of them absolutely frustrating BUT I'm not going to talk about that. I'm going to talk about wh... Read more

  • Measurements

    3/17/2015 9:28:51 AM, by CHERRY666

    Weight: 175.2 - 3/17/2015 (172.4 - 1/22/2015) +2.8 Waist: 31 - 3/17/2015 (31 - 1/22/2015) +/-0 Hips: 43 - 3/17/2015 (42.25 - 1/22/2015... Read more

  • Ignoring 'specialists'

    3/5/2015 8:00:54 PM, by AMARANTH13

    I find it so very, very hard to ignore what mainstream specialists say. Even if my own experiences tell me that for my body (I'm not making claim... Read more

  • Oh Carrot Cake

    2/25/2015 6:57:57 PM, by AMARANTH13

    Oh, luscious Carrot Cake, bright shines thy beauty fair, when hands your sweetness eagerly received, and subtle patterns on the surface were ... Read more

  • My daily carb division/plan

    2/23/2015 1:57:41 PM, by AMARANTH13

    The one thing that was actually helpful about my visit with the nutritionist was that I learned that I should divide my carbs over the day, and n... Read more

  • Those little things

    2/20/2015 2:18:37 AM, by SNUFFKINS

    It's crazy what impact the smallest changes can have. This is the first week without any Uni projects or exams or me feeling sick and dizzy becau... Read more

  • Status Update

    2/17/2015 1:46:57 AM, by SNUFFKINS

    Wow, I'm really not good with this blogging thing. BUT, to my excuse, January and the beginning of February was really hard for me because ... Read more

  • Down but Not Out

    2/13/2015 12:57:12 PM, by BRENDA0170

    Hey guys I need some encouragement. I'm a mood eater and the tension in our home right now is so thick you could cut it with a knife. My husban... Read more

  • Open letter to the nutritionist I spoke with today

    2/5/2015 4:48:41 PM, by AMARANTH13

    You know, I always find it very difficult to be assertive when I'm meeting an authority, especially a person in the health field. But though I ha... Read more

  • Day 30 - not much here

    2/5/2015 3:59:55 AM, by MRDOMQ

    But the weight loss goes according to plan - manage to drink a lot and usually also eat not so much 5 times a day. And the weight confirms to me ... Read more

  • Ideas for Fighting Cravings

    2/4/2015 5:37:28 PM, by AMARANTH13

    I have been having really bad cravings for carbs all my life, and I've spent a lot of time trying to fight them without much success. But now I h... Read more

  • Inconsistancy leads to bad lazy fat choices

    2/4/2015 8:56:16 AM, by DAMION72

    Spent a few days traveling, then got sick and now begining of the month work becomes overwhelming, leaving no time to work out / too exhausted by... Read more

  • Doing it again!!!

    1/31/2015 11:04:35 AM, by CMINDYC

    It has been sooo long since I have done a blog. But it's time to make change... Read more

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