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  • 100 days of weight loss- days 10 and 11

    12/19/2014 5:08:16 PM, by OPHELIE

    Today, I am on day 11 of the 100 days of weight loss, following the book by Linda Spangle. Day 100 will be 19 March 2015, my youngest daughter's ... Read more

  • 100 days of weight loss- day 9

    12/17/2014 3:31:33 PM, by OPHELIE

    Well, after my "struggle" with the task yesterday, today comes in perfectly. The task is to complete a quiz with the goal to figure our what it i... Read more

  • 100 days of weight loss- days 7 and 8

    12/16/2014 4:49:17 PM, by OPHELIE

    Today, I am on day 8 of the 100 days of weight loss, following the book by Linda Spangle. Day 100 will be 19 March 2015, my youngest daughter's s... Read more

  • 100 days of weight loss- Days 4,5,6

    12/15/2014 4:27:06 PM, by OPHELIE

    Today, I am on day 7 of the 100 days of weight loss, following the book by Linda Spangle. Day 100 will be 19 March 2015, my youngest daughter's s... Read more

  • Whirlwind

    12/14/2014 11:45:32 PM, by SYDLETZIII

    Walking/exercise is back, but controlling eating is not. This has been a hectic time, I work for two different section of the school district and... Read more

  • 100 days of weight loss- Days 1,2,3

    12/14/2014 9:30:44 AM, by OPHELIE

    On December 9, I officially started the 100 days of weight loss from Linda Spangle. I had read a few posts from SP members mentioning it, it got ... Read more

  • Winter Challenge

    12/13/2014 11:24:34 AM, by OPHELIE

    Today, I signed up for the Winter Challenge. I completed the 5% Fall Challenge and it helped a lot for accountability and support. Thinking of... Read more

  • The day that went off plan

    12/12/2014 2:31:41 PM, by OPHELIE

    Today, I was supposed to drop off my youngest at daycare, then go to the dentist to prep for a crown. However, our night was cut short at 1 am ... Read more

  • one more day until the weekend

    12/11/2014 4:30:02 PM, by OPHELIE

    So glad today is over. We had the fundraiser Christmas Market at school, and I was in charge of my son's classroom booth. The Market was a succ... Read more

  • Flurries

    12/10/2014 2:25:11 PM, by OPHELIE

    Today, we had a few flurries. Finally!!! They unfortunately did not stick, and the wind has been pretty strong, so much that our daily bike ride ... Read more

  • Plateau

    12/9/2014 7:22:49 AM, by OPHELIE

    So, I guess, this is this time again, where I feel like I keep on trucking along, but the scale does not want to play fair. Self doubt is sett... Read more

  • Soup day

    12/9/2014 12:37:55 AM, by SYDLETZIII

    Took my Bell pepper and Mushroom Turkey Premavera and turned it into a soup by adding 1/2 pounds Dried Norther Beans (soaked 24 hours) and 8 cups... Read more

  • Angels deliveries

    12/8/2014 4:12:18 AM, by OPHELIE

    This morning, my daughter started her new school. I took her there by bike, and then, the baby and I kept biking around the valley, delivering An... Read more

  • Thankolaus a success

    12/7/2014 11:23:14 AM, by OPHELIE

    Our first Thankolaus ( Thanksgiving/Nikolaus) dinner was very nice. We had friends and neighbors over, and were treated to this home made cake by... Read more

  • Thanksgiving after Thanksgiving

    12/6/2014 4:04:04 AM, by OPHELIE

    Since Thanksgiving was just another Thursday here in Germany, we are celebrating it today, with friends and neighbors. Kitchen is in full swing... Read more

  • Running around Nikolaus

    12/5/2014 4:52:58 PM, by OPHELIE

    Finally, the week is over! I was able to get all my Nikolauses done. Packed and delivered surprise bags for my son's class, brought some of the c... Read more

  • Adventscalendar

    12/4/2014 4:48:29 PM, by OPHELIE

    This year, as every year, the kids got an adventscalendar. I use one that I can refill every year. Usually, loaded with chocolate and other candy... Read more

  • Today did not go as planned

    12/4/2014 12:40:00 AM, by SYDLETZIII

    The day started out wonderfully well with lots of sleep. I got a call for a full day assignment which is rare, but that good fortune also had s... Read more

  • Snow!

    12/3/2014 12:48:28 AM, by OPHELIE

    Finally, the first flurries fell last night. The kids went to bed all excited to wake up to a white blanket of snow on the ground. Unfortunately,... Read more

  • Today has ended and tomorrow begins

    12/3/2014 12:44:08 AM, by SYDLETZIII

    Today my stitches came out and I was finally able to regain control of my portion sizes. Tomorrow I want to start my exercise programs, but a b... Read more

  • Plštzchen

    12/2/2014 2:29:51 PM, by OPHELIE

    On Sunday, I spent all day baking German Christmas Cookies with the kids, as it was the first advent. Since then, I literally have hundreds of ... Read more

  • 8 Pounds Down!

    12/2/2014 12:40:27 PM, by JKANT88

    It has been about 2 months since I started The Fast Diet and I have already lost 8 pounds. I went to the doctor yesterday to get my infusion don... Read more

  • New month, last month

    12/1/2014 3:51:08 PM, by OPHELIE

    I love the first of the month. New beginning, scores set back to zero. New goals, steps, excitement. This month, I want to be under 79 kilos by... Read more

  • December 2nd it begins a new

    11/30/2014 1:38:59 PM, by SYDLETZIII

    Typing is difficult so I will keep this short. On December 2nd the stitches in my elbow and arm come out and I will once again be able and very w... Read more

  • Plateau and Angels

    11/26/2014 12:56:35 AM, by OPHELIE

    The 5% challenge is over, but I want to keep going until Christmas. I want to be under 79 kilos by Dec 22. I will post my steps daily here ... Read more

  • Foggy Sunday

    11/23/2014 11:23:30 AM, by OPHELIE

    The 5% challenge is over, but I want to keep going until Christmas. I want to be under 79 kilos by Dec 22. I will post my steps daily here ... Read more

  • November goal tracking- nov 22

    11/22/2014 4:49:35 PM, by OPHELIE

    The 5% challenge is over, but I want to keep going until Christmas. I want to be under 79 kilos by Dec 22. I will post my steps daily here ... Read more

  • Got my Spark Activity Tracker

    11/22/2014 11:19:44 AM, by JKANT88

    I decided to find something to motivate me to move more often. I find that I waste so much time after work just sitting and I need something to ... Read more

  • motivation for November

    11/20/2014 2:51:23 PM, by OPHELIE

    The 5% challenge is over, but I want to keep going until Christmas. I want to be under 79 kilos by Dec 22. I will post my steps daily here u... Read more

  • no car, day 2

    11/19/2014 2:41:24 PM, by OPHELIE

    Today, still no car. The rain has stopped, so it is better, but it is also getting colder. My 6 years old was a trooper, we biked to her tr... Read more

  • Remove a Part and Gain Weight

    11/19/2014 12:16:18 AM, by SYDLETZIII

    Surgery went well, everything is being done left handed till December 2. Tomorrow i get to return to work, but I am only allowed to wear pull-ove... Read more

  • rainy Tuesday and the power of comfort

    11/18/2014 2:51:16 PM, by OPHELIE

    Wow, it has been pouring all day today! Normally, I'd switch my bike for the car, but ours decided to die yesterday, so, I biked, and took the tr... Read more

  • Help with food identifaction

    11/13/2014 11:29:05 PM, by SYDLETZIII

    My sister misunderstood what I wanted her to make. We had rice, but the sauce was a gravy base using the grease from the steak, the steaks with g... Read more

  • Going out

    11/13/2014 12:51:14 PM, by OPHELIE

    Tonight, DH and I are going out. It was our anniversary on Tuesday (14 years!), and we are celebrating tonight. So, I took the day "off". I want ... Read more

  • chestnuts

    11/10/2014 4:35:18 PM, by OPHELIE

    Today, I spent pretty much all day in the kitchen. I got 3 kilos of chestnuts from France yesterday, so I decided to process them. Plan was to ma... Read more

  • Still Alive lol

    11/10/2014 12:03:12 AM, by SYDLETZIII

    I have been overly busy, but today I found an hour to walk and I am back to writing. More later when I find more time. But for now I am doing Oka... Read more

  • Sunny Sunday

    11/9/2014 3:52:35 PM, by OPHELIE

    Last Sunday of the challenge. I want to finish strong, I do... but the "obstacles" I let cross my way are multiplying. I hope I can find it in me... Read more

  • Week 8

    11/8/2014 6:05:48 PM, by OPHELIE

    Today, I am starting week 8 on the 5% challenge, and unfortunately, my mood is not with it at all. Hope tomorrow gets better........ Read more

  • Sabotage

    11/7/2014 5:17:45 PM, by OPHELIE

    Tomorrow morning is weigh in for the challenge. And until yesterday, the week was going well. Today though, I had the simple task of going t... Read more

  • perseverance

    11/6/2014 4:52:35 PM, by OPHELIE

    I am in a pretty good mood today. Rather, a solid one. I feel like I am making progress, the goal of the challenge is within reach, and even if t... Read more

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