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  • temptations?! But, I am strong!?

    6/30/2017 3:44:43 PM, by REDSHOEBLUE

    Last week I was challenged by a friend to give up sweets. Candy, baked goods, sugary drinks etc. I emphatically began the challenge! What an e... Read more

  • Gone forever it seems

    1/13/2017 10:22:06 AM, by WILDFLOWERR_

    It seems like I've been gone forever from SparkPeople barely checking in not tracking my food not encouraging my team that is going to change tod... Read more

  • Day 30

    10/27/2016 11:07:50 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Taking today off from exercise, I managed to do something to my lower back yesterday and it feels just awful. Last night was Trunk or Treat at ch... Read more

  • Day 29/ Busy Day/C25K

    10/26/2016 8:53:25 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Today won't be as busy as normal Wednesdays are, thank goodness. I don't have any appointments this morning, but I have to be at the clinic at 12... Read more

  • Day 28/ 4 Week Weigh In

    10/25/2016 2:16:22 PM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    I'm at 235 pounds! I've lost 22 pounds on this program! Plus I've Iost: Neck: -1.25 inches Waist: -6 inches Hips: ... Read more

  • Day 27/How I'm Sticking To The Program

    10/24/2016 7:34:35 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Swim lessons went great yesterday, oldest DD almost has it, youngest DD is still afraid of putting her face in the water. I'm sure s... Read more

  • Day 26

    10/23/2016 1:52:09 PM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    I'm coming down sick. I've got this spot in the back of my throat that is driving me crazy, making me cough, and making it so I have... Read more

  • Day 25

    10/22/2016 11:37:27 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    DH and I spent a delightful evening together without the kiddos last night. The girls went to spend the night at their Grandma's. DH and I went t... Read more

  • Day 23

    10/20/2016 11:25:07 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    I can't believe I've made it this long on the medical weight loss program. Doing nothing but drinking shakes for food is difficult. Especially wh... Read more

  • Day 21/ And the Official Weigh In Is:

    10/18/2016 12:35:50 PM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    I lost 6 pounds! What?! My scale at home is off by 6-8 pounds! And it is the kind you calibrate, supposed to be supe... Read more

  • Day 20

    10/17/2016 1:32:22 PM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    I feel silly going to the doctor with my slightly discolored finger. It looks much, much better. But DH insists, and after all the research I did... Read more

  • Day 19/ Purple

    10/16/2016 9:09:35 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    My left index finger is slowly turning purple from the middle out. Mainly on the right hand side of it. It's difficult to see, looks more like a ... Read more

  • Day 18/ Packages

    10/15/2016 9:09:41 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    I love getting packages in the mail. Love it. My Mom did too and any time the UPS man came we would get all excited and go out and meet him. So y... Read more

  • Day 17/ Emotional Eating

    10/14/2016 7:27:15 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Today's Spark Coach would be really difficult if I was not on this program. It's to stop and ask myself before I eat if I'm really hungry, or jus... Read more

  • Day 16

    10/13/2016 9:05:17 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    I've discovered that the 'with fiber' beverage is actually okay tasting, I don't have to chug it and that is a relief as I dislike doing that. ... Read more

  • Day 15

    10/12/2016 6:01:52 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Thank you all for being so supportive! I my SP friends! Read more

  • Day 14/ Weigh In

    10/11/2016 12:37:51 PM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Official weigh in: I lost exactly one pound. I'm happy I lost instead of gained. I can't make mistakes like I did this last week. If ... Read more

  • Day 13/ 2 AM

    10/10/2016 5:53:29 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    One more day till the moment of truth, did I lose any weight this week!? Tuesday is the day. You're right Silver, I... Read more

  • Day 12/ The Blah's

    10/9/2016 6:53:24 PM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    I had a case of the Blah's yesterday and today. I'm over it now. I don't know why I had them, but am so glad they are gone. A good long hour on t... Read more

  • Day 11/Low Blood Sugar

    10/8/2016 10:47:57 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    I had a really low blood sugar last night, had already taken my last shake. So I had part of a banana to get it back up. And two prunes. And then... Read more

  • Day 10/Slow Morning

    10/7/2016 9:05:58 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Yesterday was kinda hard, DH ordered delivery pizza for him and the kids. I seriously thought about just one bite. But I got to thinking about it... Read more

  • Day 2 Xfit...

    10/6/2016 8:52:34 AM, by REDSHOEBLUE

    Yes! I did go back after day one! Proud moment! Really, just one point to bring up today...for anybody struggling with the thoughts of "I've only... Read more

  • Day 9/ Dinner Out/ BINGO

    10/6/2016 8:29:35 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Had a great time out with DH last night. The only time I was really tempted was when the waitress plopped a big ol' thing of rolls in ... Read more

  • Day 8, Start of Week 2

    10/5/2016 4:55:09 PM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Hot cocoa for breakfast was a good idea. I'm going to have to use my new hand blender to mix it, I kept getting clumps and that is n... Read more

  • Day 7/ Weigh In Day!/ Sleep Study

    10/4/2016 11:07:12 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Went in and got my new 'product' for the week and weighed in. I had to ask, "Is that my weight?" Because surely not. I weighed in at 248 pounds..... Read more

  • Xfit. Day one...

    10/4/2016 10:51:55 AM, by REDSHOEBLUE

    SORE! That is the word of the day! I have signed up fo... Read more

  • Day 6! Weigh in Tomorrow!

    10/3/2016 9:27:50 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    I'm so excited for my weigh in tomorrow. If it is down to what I think it is, this will be the least I have weighed all year!! I can... Read more

  • Day 5/ Scale says what!?

    10/2/2016 10:33:00 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    So I hopped on the scale this morning, and I truly think it is broken. I can't remember if I posted on here, but my intention was to put it in th... Read more

  • Day 4!

    10/1/2016 8:17:37 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    I actually got 8 hours of sleep last night! I could totally go back to bed right now, but once I get on the treadmill and get my heart pumping fa... Read more

  • Day 3, Hanging In There!

    9/30/2016 1:35:59 PM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    I let my anxiety get to me for a minute yesterday. Was thinking who do I think I am trying to go this long without real food?! Me, the foodaholic... Read more

  • Week 1, Day 2, Doing Great!

    9/29/2016 8:51:21 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    I did yesterday. By the time I would start getting hungry it would be like 10-30 minutes before my next meal replacement (every 4 h... Read more

  • Day 1! WooHoo!

    9/28/2016 8:33:54 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    I'm so pumped for today! I ALMOST got up and made a cup of coffee, I'm that groggy this morning. But I had set my meal replacements out on the co... Read more

  • I Start Tomorrow!!!

    9/27/2016 7:02:22 PM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Whew! Big sigh of relief, I'm on the weight loss program! I start tomorrow! I got my shakes (Chocolate, Vanilla, and Strawberry)... Read more

  • 0 more days and a wake up!!!

    9/26/2016 6:58:57 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    One more wake up till my appointment at the weight loss clinic! I'm so excited to find out if I'm a good candidate for the program! But even if I... Read more

  • Pappadeaux/ Visualization

    9/25/2016 5:49:25 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    I have the most wonderful DH in the world! I was craving a burger yesterday, and seeing as I soon won't be eating real food soon (meal replacemen... Read more

  • A Friday not worth repeating..

    9/24/2016 9:34:19 AM, by REDSHOEBLUE

    Wow. What a Friday. I know it's now Saturday, but Friday and Saturday just kind of blended together this week. My youngest daughter came home ... Read more

  • Thank you/ 5 pounds

    9/24/2016 8:53:11 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    I just have to say THANK YOU all for the positive, encouraging comments. You help keep me motivated and make me smile. 2 more da... Read more

  • OS and negative people

    9/23/2016 6:28:13 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Went grocery shopping for me yesterday, I've decided that in getting my body ready for the meal replacement program at Obesity Solutions (OS), I'... Read more

  • Tired/Autopilot

    9/20/2016 6:41:58 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Went to bed super late (well, late for me) last night. I'm so tired. And tempted to go back to bed! Woke up to my computer running so slow, ... Read more

  • This week's small goals

    9/19/2016 6:57:02 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    I'm working my way toward walking for a full hour. Before now I would have just charged in and made myself do it, but I'm learning. If I push my ... Read more

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