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  • Off balance

    1/14/2015 12:59:55 AM, by BEMUSED2

    I feel like I binged today. I was so hungry from fasting all of yesterday in preparation for today's colonoscopy, and yet not feeling genuinely ... Read more

  • Living vicariously

    1/13/2015 12:35:34 AM, by BEMUSED2

    There are a lot of foods I'm not permitted to eat these days. So what do I do? Live vicariously through others by looking at food pictures onli... Read more

  • An indelicate bonus

    1/12/2015 1:21:09 AM, by BEMUSED2

    I have my first colonoscopy this week. The preparations are a bit ... gruesome (!). But I can't help thinking that they will also help with the... Read more

  • Learning to walk on by

    1/11/2015 10:53:09 AM, by BEMUSED2

    On the kitchen counter are cookies, homemade brownies, nuts and candies. Bags of chips on the living room coffee and end tables. Cheese and veg... Read more

  • Water, water, everywhere

    1/10/2015 12:25:53 AM, by BEMUSED2

    This is my 4th blog entry in as many days. I hadn't planned on coming here to dump out my thoughts every day but I'm finding it a bit cathartic,... Read more

  • How to choose a target weight?

    1/9/2015 1:59:07 AM, by BEMUSED2

    I'm not really sure what my target weight should be. Before kids, I was ~125. Between kids, I was ~130. After kids, I slowly climbed over the ... Read more

  • I think I forgot how hunger feels

    1/8/2015 9:03:57 AM, by BEMUSED2

    It happened slowly over the years. Every time I went in for my annual checkup, my doctor would note my weight increase and we'd chat about exerc... Read more

  • 7 weeks on PSMF

    1/7/2015 1:53:40 AM, by BEMUSED2

    I've been spreading gradually in my middle age, and at my annual checkup in October learned that my BMI had crossed the threshold into "obese" an... Read more

  • Some thoughts after more than a year of maintenance....

    12/2/2014 12:05:04 AM, by ELIZABETHDS

    I wrote a book, y'all: www.tinyfitnesshouston.c
    om/holiday Anyway. It's just one of many to come. If I can borrow... Read more

  • I wish I could tell you...

    11/8/2014 4:56:56 PM, by NATURALROCKS

    So I wish could tell you that after rededicating myself to this journey I never strayed. That I stuck to my calories and started working out. I w... Read more

  • Sneak Peak

    10/11/2014 9:19:22 PM, by NATURALROCKS

    So I broke the promise I made when I restarted this journey on 9/30. I promised to stay off the scale until 10/30 but I snuck on the scale this m... Read more

  • Gluten-free Cranberry Pear Loaf Cake

    10/7/2014 5:47:05 PM, by ELIZABETHDS

    I cooked something delicious! tinyfitnesshouston.com/2
    ear-loaves/ These little cakes are unde... Read more

  • Thank you SP Family

    10/5/2014 5:23:16 PM, by NATURALROCKS

    Everybody! My last blog was voted "Most Popular Blog"of the day I want to thank all 70+ people who gav... Read more

  • Free personal training?

    10/4/2014 7:44:12 PM, by ELIZABETHDS

    I will finally have time to be more active on Spark again because I am now fully self-employed! I'm so excited to take my studio to the next lev... Read more

  • I forgive me- my plan to get back

    9/30/2014 7:51:26 AM, by NATURALROCKS

    Time to get honest and stop making excuses! I am ready to restart my journey to a healthier me. So let's make it happen. My current weight is be... Read more

  • Well, I am back!

    9/9/2014 2:26:06 AM, by APRILAUTUMN1

    Hey there hey! I am baaaaack on spark! I took a leave of absence(unannounced) due to my pregnancy. Glad to say, I gave birth to my last healthy... Read more

  • Gone

    8/26/2014 11:50:38 AM, by KATIEM929

    My heart is heavy. On Sunday, I sat at my stepdad's side clutching his hand as he breathed his last breaths and watched him slip away. He is at p... Read more

  • Feeling Sad

    8/22/2014 11:58:22 AM, by KATIEM929

    Fair warning - This blog is regarding the poor health of a family member and contains medical details that may not be suitable for all readers...... Read more

  • Back To It

    8/18/2014 9:20:32 AM, by KATIEM929

    It was a busy weekend filled with lots of unhealthy foods and not enough exercise. After 3 weeks of losing, I'm pretty sure I'll be up at least a... Read more

  • Three year Sparkaversary

    8/8/2014 9:42:22 PM, by ELIZABETHDS

    I actually missed my sparkaversary by almost a month! I noticed on my birthday that it had passed, but since I don't like posting to my spark bl... Read more

  • I'm Baaaack!

    8/6/2014 3:47:30 PM, by GIFTIE

    Sooo, I joined Sparkpeople back in 2011. A LOT has happened since then. I have had the opportunity to complete numerous 5k's, a 10 mile Run for t... Read more

  • Cold Turkey my Bootwazay.

    8/6/2014 3:43:23 PM, by GIFTIE

    Cold turkey didn't work for me. My quest to get my sugar cravings under control led me to the 21 day sugar detox. I haven't bought anything that ... Read more

  • Good News and Feeling Great!

    7/19/2014 9:09:47 AM, by NATURALROCKS

    This week has been pretty good for me I went back to green smoothies this week for breakfast. This week I added oatmeal to help ke... Read more

  • Calling for HELP!!!!

    7/14/2014 12:31:12 PM, by NATURALROCKS

    I am calling out to all my Spark People Friends- I need HELP!!! I have had a really hard time getting back into the swing of things... Read more

  • Getting Ready

    6/27/2014 6:33:44 PM, by NATURALROCKS

    So for the last two weeks I have been drinking green smoothies in the mornings and the results are in Starting weight 221 Current weight 219.... Read more

  • Week 1 Review and Wrap Up

    6/21/2014 9:46:08 AM, by NATURALROCKS

    I am really getting the hang of this green smoothie thing. Loving the fact that my 11 year old son is also drinking them with me. ... Read more

  • Green Smoothie Review w/ recipes Day 3

    6/18/2014 12:03:47 PM, by NATURALROCKS

    Let me start my saying that I was wrong. I never thought I would be able to drink my meals but this past week I have embraced Green Smoothies. ... Read more

  • At it Again

    6/18/2014 12:01:13 AM, by NATURALROCKS

    I am back! So much has happened. I am a proud mother of a very healthy son. Roshan Elijah was born on January 24th after 17 hours of natural lab... Read more

  • Starting over

    6/10/2014 5:17:52 PM, by HEALTHYWITCH

    Last time I posted anything was in 2011, am more overweight now than then. :( I am ready to start right this time, no more diets, this is ... Read more

  • I'm Back

    5/26/2014 12:10:47 PM, by FAITHINGOD7300

    I'm back and I have gained a few pounds I now weigh 162lb, and my goal is 157- 158lb's,... love spark people and the way I can track what I eat, ... Read more

  • Some Recent Lessons...

    5/23/2014 4:19:57 PM, by ELIZABETHDS

    ...just to remind you that even if you become a fitness professional, you will still be on the ever-improving track, not the laurels-resting trac... Read more

  • Mother's Day Weekend

    5/12/2014 11:20:49 AM, by BIGTNLITTLET

    This weekend was mother's day and it was such a lovely weekend.We had beautiful, if sometimes stormy, weather. Last year for mother's day I wante... Read more

  • How to change an ingrained mindset

    5/6/2014 3:40:22 PM, by BIGTNLITTLET

    Something my husband and I have been talking about for a while has been the ability to throw food away. When he grew up resources were scarce. He... Read more

  • Let's Go!

    5/5/2014 3:59:54 PM, by BIGTNLITTLET

    I am down 9-10 pounds (it depends on who looks at the scale). We had to buy a cheap scale because our good one broke. I would love to get an Aria... Read more

  • Changing Trainers

    5/1/2014 10:12:05 PM, by ELIZABETHDS

    I have been with my current trainer for a loooong time. He has been training me for almost 2 years on TRX, and he was one of my Zumba instructor... Read more

  • A tought week ending well

    4/25/2014 10:34:13 AM, by BIGTNLITTLET

    This week we had to make the difficult decision to put our dog down. This was very tough as we've had her for 3.5 years, almost as long as we've ... Read more

  • The Longest/Shortest Update

    4/22/2014 9:40:44 PM, by ELIZABETHDS

    I will now try to encapsulate the last two months in one blog post. - CARB CYCLING: yes yes yes. Yes, it works. More importantly: yes, the... Read more

  • Feeling a Little Better Today

    4/22/2014 11:55:54 AM, by KATIEM929

    Yesterday I was really down and depressed. It was bad...worst I've felt in a long time. Some of it had to do with consuming too much sugar on Eas... Read more

  • Tripping

    4/21/2014 5:18:55 PM, by BIGTNLITTLET

    I just got back from my multiple trips and we had a terrific time in Florida. We did a MASSIVE amount of walking and swimming. My daughter loved ... Read more

  • Feeling down & needed to vent

    4/21/2014 2:43:29 PM, by KATIEM929

    Today is the worst I've felt in a long time. Not sure if it's all the sugar I consumed yesterday, or if it's just depression rearing its ugly hea... Read more

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