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  • Checking in...accountable!

    12/18/2014 7:13:17 PM, by WANABHOT2

    Yup at 118 today. Very high end of weight range. But not surprised I have been eating pretty much whatever I wanted since Saturday when my friend... Read more

  • Day 2

    12/18/2014 8:36:47 AM, by JBRANDEN1

    Not really a good blog title. This is the second day I have been active with the site since I have returned. I hope to post everyday, but the hol... Read more

  • Back again

    12/17/2014 9:16:04 AM, by JBRANDEN1

    I have been away from the site and had some success and realized I kept putting off marking down my food and actually being responsible. I hired ... Read more

  • 3 Things I have accomplished

    12/15/2014 5:41:32 PM, by GAL2202

    1. I have lost around 100 pounds. 2. Took a 45 minute walk today. 3. Getting more of my Christmas Shopping done today. 4. Keep... Read more

  • Trying to find balance...

    12/9/2014 8:59:11 AM, by WANABHOT2

    Saturday we had my niece's bday party. I had too much wine. Sunday I ended up not working out. My husband is on work trip this week so even harde... Read more

  • Slow Down Eating

    12/6/2014 10:34:55 AM, by GAL2202

    Sparkpeople is so right. You should slow down eating habits. Usually I take my time eating and usually my family is done before me. It really ... Read more

  • Just 3 more sessions mom....we can do this!

    12/4/2014 7:10:55 AM, by CHRIMSONFYRE

    Today will be one of the 3 last chemo sessions for my mom. She is so worn out and so tired, she doesn't even want to get out of bed. I do not b... Read more

  • Day 3...

    12/2/2014 5:56:38 PM, by WANABHOT2

    Feeling sluggish. Tired. Did not make it to workout last night and highly unlikely that I will motivate to run tonight. Work has been really stre... Read more

  • Day 2...

    12/1/2014 7:22:34 PM, by WANABHOT2

    Keep me honest spark! Easy to stay off of alcohol during work hours ha! Unfortunately brownies still made their way in to my day. Cut out the mid... Read more

  • Thanksgiving...recovery Day 1!

    11/30/2014 3:51:13 PM, by WANABHOT2

    What a great time with the family. Always a little stressful having our families over for a soirée. But in the end - had a great time. Trying to ... Read more

  • initative eating

    11/29/2014 5:32:37 PM, by GAL2202

    Today I did not realize I went a little overboard. I have lost over 90 pounds and I am about 105 pounds. I watch everything I eat. It makes me... Read more

  • Break

    11/25/2014 3:47:25 AM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    Taking a break is okay .. unless you're a sugar addict. Giving myself permission to eat as I wanted turned out to be a huge mistake. It has regi... Read more

  • Cancer Updates and goals

    11/12/2014 7:10:56 AM, by CHRIMSONFYRE

    Mom is still fighting, she is the most amazing woman I know. I swear she is super woman. She is 68 years old and fighting cancer like someone i... Read more

  • Running...

    11/9/2014 10:57:39 AM, by WANABHOT2

    No matter how sluggish I'm feeling - a morning run always wakes me up! I've still been indulging from vaca but am balancing it out with running a... Read more

  • Well ...

    11/7/2014 7:05:12 PM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    I am in maintenance mode until the holidays are over. I am so completely sick of dieting, calorie counting, what-have-you! I've been doing this f... Read more

  • Vacation indulgence...help!

    11/7/2014 4:05:58 AM, by WANABHOT2

    I am on day 2 of vacation and know that if I keep this up I will be up at least 7 lbs more of water weight by time I get home! Yes I want to enjo... Read more

  • Life is overwhelming me right now

    11/4/2014 3:05:06 PM, by CHRIMSONFYRE

    I just don't even know what to do lately. I feel so stressed and overwhelmed I can't even get a hold on life. I constantly worry about my mom, ... Read more

  • Updates and Goals

    10/30/2014 7:14:42 AM, by CHRIMSONFYRE

    So mom is still holding strong and being the most amazing, strong woman I know. Seven chemo treatments have been completed, number 8 is today an... Read more

  • Great week!

    10/18/2014 5:03:20 PM, by WANABHOT2

    Stuck mostly to a paleo diet and have dropped the excess water weight! Focusing in on drinking a ton of water and staying away from processed foo... Read more

  • Going well today

    10/17/2014 3:39:15 PM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    That about says it all. I'm eating well. Feeling pretty bad physically (pain and fatigue), but looking on the bright side. I'm seeing my trainer ... Read more

  • Day 3...

    10/15/2014 8:47:03 AM, by WANABHOT2

    So today I will not have any candy! I'm going to try and focus on doing slight changes a day. Last couple of days have just been cutting back on ... Read more

  • My big lesson ...

    10/13/2014 3:02:34 PM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    Well, I've been logging updates to my diet crash for weeks. You might notice fewer posts lately. That's because I was losing my desire to eat wel... Read more

  • Just finished Marathon!

    10/13/2014 8:32:23 AM, by WANABHOT2

    That was my 6th one! One of my worst times but I should not be surprised I went into it with the goal of just having fun - and split a bottle of ... Read more

  • Cancer & Spine Surgery

    10/7/2014 12:27:55 PM, by CHRIMSONFYRE

    So update on my mom. Five rounds of chemo down, 11 to go! She did her first chemo session without me last week. I feel terrible that I can no... Read more

  • Better Day!

    10/5/2014 6:04:15 PM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    Well, today it went much better with the food. I looked at the scale this morning, and it was not all that bad. Seeing that I hadn't gotten beyon... Read more

  • What is going on?

    10/4/2014 7:06:38 PM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    I'm feeling pretty low here. I just can't seem to get my head straight about dieting. I know, I know. It's a lifestyle. It was. I ate such bad fo... Read more

  • Fighting

    10/3/2014 4:05:25 AM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    Turning over a new leaf today. I've been on this journey for 9 months. For 8 of those months I found calorie counting to be no big deal. And I'v... Read more

  • Losing weight for good

    10/1/2014 12:12:13 PM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    Well, the overeating has caught up with me. I've gained 1.4 pounds in about 3 weeks. My trainer says it's water, but I beg to differ. Usually wat... Read more

  • Playin' Survivor and a recipe

    9/25/2014 11:50:38 AM, by GOULDSGRANITE

    In our real life game of survivor, we are on month two without TV. We have internet in my "office", a converted Travel Trailer that sits close e... Read more

  • Cancer blog 6

    9/25/2014 10:25:59 AM, by CHRIMSONFYRE

    Well we made it through the first 4 big chemo treatments. It was every other week for 4 hours, they would pump her body full of 5 different IV b... Read more

  • My future

    9/25/2014 9:45:03 AM, by GAL2202

    1. Learning more about the Bible. 2. Maybe finish my degree or get a certificate. 3. Keep my weight down. 4. Keep on exercising. ... Read more

  • Update on P.T., etc.

    9/23/2014 1:05:26 PM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    Well, went to physical therapy. I didn't realize that P.T. would actually HURT!!! LOL. Oh well. Working on keeping my calories under control to... Read more

  • Happy Sunday / Update

    9/21/2014 5:30:28 AM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    Chugging right along. Nothing new to report, really. Trying to keep my calories around 1200 or so for yesterday and today. Going to strength trai... Read more

  • Iliotibial Band Syndrome / Random Thoughts

    9/19/2014 6:04:29 PM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    I saw my doctor today for the test results about Paget's disease of the bone. Briefly, my test results for a liver enzyme have indicated it might... Read more

  • Doing Great!

    9/19/2014 12:40:24 PM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    Well, I have this "health coach" from my insurance company who calls about once a month. I was able to report 4 lbs lost during that month. It wa... Read more

  • Fall 2014 5% Challenge Countdown Activity Question ~

    9/18/2014 7:16:32 PM, by GOULDSGRANITE

    What have you accomplished in the years since you started? I put myself in the driver's seat for my health. I used to whisper to me, that I... Read more

  • Day 4!

    9/17/2014 8:45:31 AM, by WANABHOT2

    Vino / alcohol free! Feeling great! Except for eating FOUR tacos last night...I've also been eating well and getting lots of rest. The rest of th... Read more

  • Thinking Positive, etc.

    9/17/2014 6:37:55 AM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    188.2 !!! I don't know what to attribute this weight loss to. I've been consistently eating above the lower end of my goal. Like 1600 calories, ... Read more

  • Motivation

    9/16/2014 10:34:03 AM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    Trying to motivate myself to go to the gym today and walk on the treadmill. Such a small thing, right? I feel awful, AGAIN. I just reviewed my go... Read more

  • Sending out some good vibes!

    9/16/2014 8:27:37 AM, by WANABHOT2

    I do like to have my vino a few times during the week- especially with a good dinner. So this detox will likely get a little harder towards the w... Read more

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