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  • Waiting - breaking a plateau by eating fried foods and desserts?

    9/11/2017 4:23:17 PM, by MJZHERE

    What am I doing? The best explanation is that I am treading water - waiting for the rescue. Akin to one foot in front of the other. Waiting. W... Read more

  • Treating myself

    9/9/2017 3:19:07 PM, by VHAYES04

    Today I decided to treat myself to a mani and pedi. I'm on my feet working out plus working and walking. I hadn't done this in a long time so it'... Read more

  • Still here

    9/8/2017 11:15:09 AM, by MJZHERE

    I went on vacation to visit sisters and my 40th yr high school reunion. That was the plan. God always knows what is needed. My sister had unex... Read more

  • 😁

    9/7/2017 2:33:10 PM, by VHAYES04

    Yesterday was another good day. I seem to be back on track. I'm anxious to weigh Saturday. Tomorrow I'm off for a haircut with my granddaughter. ... Read more

  • Pleased

    9/6/2017 12:25:54 PM, by VHAYES04

    Yesterday was my day to get back on track it was a SUCCESS!! I'm so pleased with how I did. Everything seems to be falling in place! One day at a... Read more

  • Don't want to jinx it

    9/6/2017 12:13:28 PM, by WENDY88855

    In early June a co-worker introduced me to the 17-day-diet. It looked good to me. I know that carbs are bad for me and both my mom and aunt have ... Read more

  • Back on track?

    9/5/2017 1:16:18 PM, by VHAYES04

    I haven't been with my trainer since hubby's passing until today and it felt so good! Boy did I ever dread it. All day yesterday I thought of 100... Read more

  • Of course there was no loss!

    9/2/2017 2:05:05 AM, by WENDY88855

    I'm addicted to the scale. I know it's not good and that I should try and get away from the daily ritual. But I also know that it's a small remin... Read more

  • Not a great day (foodwise)

    9/1/2017 12:37:03 PM, by WENDY88855

    My DD is in the army. Here, being in the army means that you come home quite often. She's home almost every weekend. She's based about 2 1/2 hour... Read more

  • Discouraged

    8/31/2017 12:39:20 PM, by VHAYES04

    Since my hubbys passing I cannot get back on track. I am going to start back with my trainer. I've already talked to her. I'm going to sit down t... Read more

  • Not a great food weekend but better than it could have been!

    8/27/2017 12:50:55 PM, by WENDY88855

    Both girls were home this weekend and it was our anniversary so of course we had to go out. They arranged a dessert with a sparkler at the end. O... Read more

  • 😠😠😠

    8/26/2017 1:13:22 PM, by VHAYES04

    I am so mad at myself. I'm at 230.2 from 221!! I worked so hard to get there and since hubby passed I'm eating everything!! Even things I don't l... Read more

  • Good for thought

    8/24/2017 7:49:07 PM, by VHAYES04

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  • Focus

    8/23/2017 7:27:42 AM, by VHAYES04

    Today I'm back on track. The last few days seem so unreal. Just a dream. A bad one. My sweet hubby is now at rest. No more struggling. I have to ... Read more

  • Sad

    8/22/2017 5:57:55 AM, by VHAYES04

    Today I lay my sweet hubby to rest. We had 40 years of marriage together. He was taken was too soon; only 58. This disease is awful. IPF. Pray th... Read more

  • A new beginning

    8/21/2017 11:42:52 AM, by CEND1126

    1 year ago I had a TotalThyroidectomy & spent the past year working on my health. Now it's time to seriously tackle my weight. ... Read more

  • Heartbroken

    8/19/2017 3:43:32 AM, by VHAYES04

    This morning around 1:15 am my hubby went to be with the Lord. We'd been together since we were 18; now 58. Was it a perfect marriage? No we both... Read more

  • My decision

    8/17/2017 9:57:40 AM, by VHAYES04

    In 2/24/17 I made the decision to better my health. I have to climb one flight of stairs to get in my little mans apt that I take care of. I woul... Read more

  • Workout

    8/16/2017 8:58:01 AM, by VHAYES04

    I met with my trainer this morning. I had a pretty good workout. Great way to start the day!!... Read more

  • Some unrecognized heros

    8/15/2017 9:48:26 AM, by MJZHERE

    I go to a rehab center with three other ladies (two who are over 80) and have a Bible study. Our group is most often people 70+ in wheelchairs w... Read more

  • Ugh

    8/15/2017 9:00:25 AM, by VHAYES04

    Woke up this morning with a headache and backache. I think all the lifting from our trip got me. We had a good trip til we got home. Hubbys oxyge... Read more

  • Quick getaway

    8/13/2017 4:46:17 PM, by VHAYES04

    When my hubby thinks about his disease too much he gets anxious. The best thing to do is getaway for a night or two; this time we came back to on... Read more

  • Deleting friends? Just not yet....

    8/12/2017 1:05:10 PM, by MJZHERE

    Checking in on my friends' pages - many haven't had any activity for years. Wondering, how are they, what has gone on, where are they in their j... Read more

  • Sad-Strong in the morning only

    8/12/2017 11:32:34 AM, by LAURIEWY

    OK, I've gained 10 pounds in about 3 weeks. I'm going the wrong direction. I am so strong and determined when I wake up, but then by lunch I've s... Read more

  • Out for date night

    8/11/2017 8:29:32 PM, by MJZHERE

    Sorting thru closet I came across clothes I wouldn't wear before but was happy they fit now. Decided to feel pretty for date night. Picture decid... Read more

  • Two hours? Then two hours it will be

    8/11/2017 10:27:20 AM, by MJZHERE

    The groupon said good for two hours of bowling for two people. I saw a way out of the house for two hours. And then I played one game, then two... Read more

  • August!

    8/11/2017 3:05:14 AM, by WENDY88855

    If I look back at my blog entries it seems like August is my new year. I can understand it. I'm on vacation but have already started looking forw... Read more

  • So sore

    8/10/2017 8:29:51 PM, by VHAYES04

    My arms are killing me. Workout yesterday was rough but good. I never knew my arms could be so sore! Ready for next week!!... Read more

  • 34 years Anniversary

    8/6/2017 11:27:32 AM, by MJZHERE

    34 years ago today, I married my sweetheart. So many memories over the years - he has loved me fat and thin, sick and healthy, sad and happy. C... Read more

  • Looking for fun in all the right places

    8/5/2017 12:17:08 PM, by MJZHERE

    Home for two weeks then off again to my childhood home. Slowly the pounds are coming off - just a few more to goal (might even make it before I ... Read more

  • Plateau lessons

    7/16/2017 7:59:43 PM, by MJZHERE

    Stuck on a plateau for over a month now. Not a true plateau as I gain a few pounds, lose them, and gain - all while consistently being careful t... Read more

  • Weight Loss Mentor

    7/16/2017 8:54:46 AM, by ABBYANDYNME

    I have a fabulous weight loss mentor in real life!! Every day she asks me what I am doing to reach my goals! She encourages me when I fall short ... Read more

  • 100%?

    7/12/2017 10:55:21 AM, by ABBYANDYNME

    Not even close! Why do I cheat myself by not giving 100%? If I'm going to devote 30 minutes to a workout, then I need to give 100% to that workou... Read more

  • I know I've had a good workout when

    7/10/2017 10:46:08 AM, by ABBYANDYNME

    I look in the mirror and see my smile!... Read more

  • IMPORTANT FORMULAS TO KEEP ON HAND

    7/10/2017 9:18:11 AM, by LADYHAWKES

    lean body mass formula (weight x 0.732) - (waist measurement x 0.157) + (forearm measurement x 0.434) + (waist measurement/3.14) - (hip measu... Read more

  • Measurements Matter Down inches more noticeable than pounds

    7/10/2017 9:10:07 AM, by LADYHAWKES

    5/18/17 261.4 lbs neck 15.5 lft arm 13.5 rt arn 13.5 bust 51 waist 45 belly button 55 hip 57.25 lft thigh 25.25 lft calf 16.50 ... Read more

  • How low can you go?!

    7/9/2017 12:09:08 PM, by MJZHERE

    Today's blog comes from reading today this featured blog by 2BDYNAMIC www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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  • 5x5x5

    7/8/2017 2:02:22 PM, by TIGGER33079

    My kickboxing instructor gave us a goal for our 5 week punch card so this is mine: 5 pounds 5 full push-ups in 5 weeks... Read more

  • Rock climbing

    7/8/2017 12:03:45 PM, by MJZHERE

    I changed my profile picture today. It is me, coming up the side of a cliff that got in my way trying to find a geocache. It took a long time g... Read more

  • Maintenance - looking back

    7/8/2017 11:50:28 AM, by MJZHERE

    The facts are there on my weight chart on SP: 2 years after losing to my goal weight, I was up 5 lbs over the weight I have now decided to keep ... Read more

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