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  • Reflections on How I Got Here

    10/18/2016 7:30:25 PM, by COONSY

    Back in 2010 I was at my goal weight - I'd waver a few pounds either direction, but my tracking notebook goes back that far. I was close in 2011 ... Read more

  • Confidently Determined

    10/13/2016 7:33:03 PM, by COONSY

    I was responding to a question on the message boards, asking about how we felt about our weight loss journey. I did a brief-ish recap of my journ... Read more

  • BLC32 4 week review and reflection

    10/7/2016 3:52:09 PM, by COONSY

    I joined this BLC with a new team, the Powerful Prism Panthers, a team more focused on goals and closer to maintenance on weight. My reason for t... Read more

  • Harder, Easier

    9/11/2016 3:17:28 PM, by JESUSLUVSYOU

    Wow. I'm so heavy. My body is always lethargic and ... Read more

  • Day 11, Round Two

    7/20/2016 2:24:02 PM, by STORMIE62

    Another bad night... So tired and hurting I took a pain medication Numb and nauseated, feel like I am going to be sick. Try to rest, but ke... Read more

  • Day Ten, Round Two

    7/19/2016 12:14:55 PM, by STORMIE62

    Motivational speaker Les Brown (born 1945) made his name encouraging others to overcome any odds that might stand in their way. He is quoted in s... Read more

  • Day Nine, Round Two

    7/18/2016 10:23:03 AM, by STORMIE62

    Well this weekend may not have gone the way I had planned, I lost two days to the pain and the medicated haze sleep. But it is monday, the start ... Read more

  • Day Six, Round Two

    7/15/2016 7:02:04 PM, by STORMIE62

    One really never know what's going on in someone's life - Read more

  • Day Five, Round Two

    7/14/2016 8:33:35 AM, by STORMIE62

    Wow it is day five and I am feeling wiped out. Going to the Doctor today because of the pain in my back has gotten worse. I am afraid I may have ... Read more

  • Day Four, Round Two

    7/13/2016 11:18:17 AM, by STORMIE62

    Today Karma reached out and kinda smacked me in the forehead with a can of V8... Read more

  • Day Three, Round Two

    7/12/2016 3:47:55 AM, by STORMIE62

    My comfort zone feels safe, familiar and relaxing. That's problem, I am spending too much time there and I may not be growing and evolving as a p... Read more

  • Day Two Round Two

    7/11/2016 8:23:37 PM, by STORMIE62

    Have you ever thought about Karma? Did you know there are 12 laws of Karma? I didn't until today. Read more

  • Day One Round Two

    7/10/2016 10:45:33 AM, by STORMIE62

    Well I don't know what happened... but I went ba... Read more

  • Focus Focus Focus

    6/23/2016 9:53:57 AM, by BJMC01

    It is so easy to lose focus. It starts by not tracking, not weighing in, not emailing my coaches, not reading spark messages, not reading my Beck... Read more

  • Kick the Can Not the Bucket

    6/16/2016 10:28:00 AM, by BOWTIEBEEJ

    Growing up my dad dipped pouches, one grandfather chewed, and one grandmother chewed. I always thought of it as gross as a kid. I never really ha... Read more

  • Walking

    6/14/2016 2:27:34 PM, by KANANIPOD

    This weekend I walked along some greenspace trails though a neighborhood and it was great! I wish my neighborhood had the same, but I can't let i... Read more

  • Getting and staying motivated

    6/9/2016 8:23:24 PM, by KANANIPOD

    I think I'm always motivated. Motivation is not really my problem, it's just that I want to do so many things I can't stay motivated to do them a... Read more

  • Starting Over

    5/25/2016 9:25:34 PM, by DAV128

    Well, my fear's were born out. Shortly After getting sick (see last blog), and missing my first run in almost 3 years, I re-injured my back. Th... Read more

  • BLC30 Review

    4/27/2016 2:17:32 PM, by COONSY

    This was my first BLC challenge, and after signing up I got assigned to the Honey Badgers, a rather appropriately titled team for me, seeing as t... Read more

  • day 4: Early to rise!

    4/6/2016 10:27:43 PM, by FIREBUG32

    I'll tell ya getting up earlier was tough. But honestly it was wonderful once I got my butt in gear, and got dressed with all my gym close and ... Read more

  • So shaking it up making changes! day 2

    4/4/2016 10:16:50 AM, by FIREBUG32

    Day 2: Got to do something different! I just saw a great quote "Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to acco... Read more

  • Preplanning and tracking

    4/3/2016 8:47:23 PM, by BJMC01

    I've reached Day 15 of the Becks pink book. I have started keeping notes in my notebook of things that I have read that I want to remember and ... Read more

  • Ok so I'm back.. lol

    4/3/2016 1:01:47 PM, by FIREBUG32

    I think I do need to keep track. Its a pain in the butt, but apparently I need it to change my way of being. I love that saying "If you keep do... Read more

  • Pre-planning with Beck

    3/22/2016 8:38:58 AM, by BJMC01

    Week one. I had two potentially bad eating situations. But with pre planning I was able to handle them and feel good about them. The first wa... Read more

  • Well I must say.. I think

    3/2/2016 9:04:03 PM, by FIREBUG32

    I think I have figured out what works for me. FINALLY. I have made some decisions that help me stay on track and not get over whelmed. ... Read more

  • This time is different.

    2/21/2016 7:41:47 PM, by FIREBUG32

    So here I go again. More starts than I can count.. with as many stops to go with the starts. Embarrassed that I have failed again. ... Read more

  • I'm craving exercise and activity

    1/25/2016 12:34:19 AM, by KANANIPOD

    (this is actually Sunday night blog post) I spend so much time indoors sitting down, there are times where i really feel like running or going... Read more

  • A new year

    1/24/2016 11:50:04 AM, by BJMC01

    This February 2016 I turn 60. I want to reach my goal of 135lbs this year. I want to have a successful weight loss this year! I have been... Read more

  • Happy New Year

    1/4/2016 9:12:15 AM, by I2BZ2W8

    Ok so when you don't track your food..you really don't know how many calories you are consuming... Tracking is one of the changes Im making this ... Read more

  • 2015 Race Tally

    12/31/2015 11:34:20 PM, by SUGAR0814

    For 2015, I wanted to run at least two races per mon... Read more

  • New goal - new year!

    12/20/2015 11:03:05 AM, by LOVELY-AMANDA

    I have created a workout calendar for the rest of December and for January. My goal is to finish my planned workouts without missing one! I will ... Read more

  • Been a while...

    12/13/2015 5:36:53 PM, by MKBUCKINGHAM

    Life..ya know? Anyhow...I'm back....and time to get crackin....want to lose 48lbs by June 15, 2016. OH BOY... Read more

  • St. Jude Half Marathon

    12/6/2015 7:02:52 PM, by SUGAR0814

    I completed the St. Jude Half Marathon yesterday in Me... Read more

  • Big About Singing.

    11/27/2015 3:25:00 PM, by LISAMATTHEWMAN

    Just had a fab if a little damp Christmas performance with my choir. They were amazing even though it was raining and windy. They cheap going and... Read more

  • Yay under 12 st!

    11/4/2015 1:56:15 AM, by LISAMATTHEWMAN

    Finally got to under 12 stone. Feeling really good abo... Read more

  • Here

    10/28/2015 10:59:22 AM, by JESUSLUVSYOU

    So I had gotten my weight down to 167 at the end of summer 2014. The first time I had been under 170 in about 7-9 years. Now, end of summer 201... Read more

  • Going to a Halloween Party tonight...Temptations everywhere!

    10/24/2015 6:15:31 PM, by KANANIPOD

    First of this year's holiday parties is tonight at a close friends house. Drinks, candy and probably all sorts of fried goodness, snacks and chip... Read more

  • New goal

    10/24/2015 1:55:29 PM, by LISAMATTHEWMAN

    So I missed my last goal which was to get to 168lbs by 1st October. Git down to 172lbs so 4lbs out. But I'm determined to keep going my new goal... Read more

  • Happy Aloha Friday!

    10/23/2015 9:33:46 AM, by KANANIPOD

    Thankful for the end of the work week. Seems like every week is a crazy train, but for the last couple weeks I've felt calmer about the craziness... Read more

  • Ok feeling better about this diet

    10/20/2015 1:34:08 AM, by KANANIPOD

    I'm still on this diet - no sugar/fructose/sucrose, no grains, no starches - and last week was getting reaaaally tired of meat and veggies. A fri... Read more

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