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  • 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


    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
    al.asp?b... Read more

  • 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

  • A year of Plexus + gut health + Akkermansia

    7/7/2017 2:11:26 PM, by TIGGER33079

    Today marks a year since I began taking Plexus supplements. I definitely haven't lost weight because of Plexus, however, I have gained energy and... Read more

  • Warriors together

    7/7/2017 11:08:43 AM, by MJZHERE

    "Those who accomplish the goal of changing their lives through increased health are true champions, and those in the midst of the battle are noth... Read more

  • Healthy habits for maintenance

    7/6/2017 10:52:05 AM, by MJZHERE

    " Slowly changing your habits to those that support a healthy lifestyle will lead to weight loss." from www.sparkpeople.com/reso
    urce/m... Read more

  • Choices

    7/2/2017 11:17:54 AM, by MJZHERE

    What makes me feel good? Do I want my answer to be food? If I do, then I can keep looking to food to be that answer. Or I can decide to have i... Read more

  • Moving on

    7/2/2017 10:14:06 AM, by MJZHERE

    Just got home from 3 weeks in the woods full of fishing, hiking and quading. Despite some strenuous hiking, my knee surprised me by the lack of ... Read more

  • Slow Down, Relax!

    6/30/2017 8:17:33 AM, by PUNKMUMMY

    I am working from home today and as I sit here and try and wolf down my lunch (so that I can get to my next project) I realize I need to stop! I ... Read more

  • Summer cold

    6/19/2017 4:49:32 PM, by ABBYANDYNME

    Day 10 of summer cold! Ready for it to go away so I can feel normal again!!... Read more


    6/19/2017 11:10:54 AM, by LADYHAWKES

    WEEK ONE June 12 - June 18 Exercised 50 min. Water Aerobics 4x Day Calories Carbs Protein Mon. 1119 47 6... Read more

  • Weight Lifting, Ugh!

    6/14/2017 5:14:50 AM, by PUNKMUMMY

    I started my journey May 2nd, 2017. I weighed in at 2... Read more

  • The First Month

    6/13/2017 8:59:39 AM, by SRTAWV

    So I seriously started this journey a month ago today, and I have some reflections. I have lost 10 lbs. I am not seeing much difference in clo... Read more

  • New Beginnings AGAIN but so very grateful

    6/12/2017 4:35:03 PM, by LADYHAWKES

    Accountability....whew....I need it now more than ever. Just received the news that I MUST have hip replacement at some point in the near future ... Read more

  • Save me from myself: the baggy clothes saga

    6/7/2017 3:50:34 PM, by PUNKMUMMY

    I love my comfy cozy cuddly baggy clothes. They immedi... Read more

  • Not feeling so good

    6/7/2017 12:49:02 PM, by MJZHERE

    A month of eating really well, albeit some times a little under calorie wise, and yesterday I went ahead and splurged. Ended up with a gyro on m... Read more

  • Jesus Take the Wheel

    6/6/2017 10:01:49 AM, by KITTANY

    I was kind of skimming through my past blogs and re... Read more

  • Balance to not fall off

    6/5/2017 11:30:37 AM, by MJZHERE

    Thinking today why and when tracking my food helps. When it is most helpful? When I start the cutting my calories, it helps me face the truth... Read more

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