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  • 3 Weigh Ins to Go!

    4/30/2016 11:16:53 AM, by KALISWALKER

    Starting Weight 03/26/2016: 205.6 5% Challenge Goal: 10.3 Overall Goal Weight: 195.3 Week 1 - 04/02/2016: 208.0 Week 2 - 04/09/201... Read more

  • Murphy,s Law

    4/29/2016 6:58:34 PM, by BBONET

    Lemon, lemons, lemons Things come in three. I don't need anymore lemons. I have enough to make lemonade a for all. I am dealing with h... Read more

  • Saved the Best for Last!

    4/29/2016 12:39:20 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Today is the last day of our 2 week decluttering challenge. I am going to roll up my sleeves and tackle a special project - THAT ROOM! My college... Read more

  • 5% Conflicted

    4/28/2016 12:32:36 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Today I updated my weight on Spark. This message popped. Weight & Measurements Successfully Tracked for 4/28/2016 Weigh yourself - 2... Read more

  • Lifestyle Changes Mean I Do Things Differently

    4/27/2016 2:29:11 PM, by KALISWALKER

    This year I am tackling a number of things that add up to a healthier and happier lifestyle. It`s not always easy to know what to do next but I a... Read more

  • easy does it.

    4/27/2016 7:27:32 AM, by JUSTA123

    So I'm up and moving, I still have pain, but the last few days I have sort of been doing a purge 10-12 glasses of water, and nothing spicy or aci... Read more

  • Stress & Not Eating

    4/26/2016 11:33:06 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Lately I have been very stressed, nothing I will share here. Since taking Bodysense classes and joining Overeaters Anon I am aware that stress ca... Read more

  • Tuesday

    4/26/2016 8:08:22 AM, by JUSTA123

    Ok it's Tuesday and almost all the GS stuff is out of my house, a few straggles, got about 6 hours sleep last night so I'm good, pain however is ... Read more

  • Onederland & Declutter Clothes

    4/25/2016 12:45:36 PM, by KALISWALKER

    I have been weighing in weekly. Because I was going away for the weekend I weighed in Friday (a day early). It didn't feel like 'my real weigh in... Read more

  • Huhg..

    4/25/2016 11:16:35 AM, by JUSTA123

    well I'm up and moving slowly, but moving, if I didn't have the little one I'd call the dr and see if he could fit me in today, perhaps if Daddy ... Read more

  • Sunday

    4/24/2016 11:01:32 AM, by JUSTA123

    Well, I am feeling terrible, can't blame it on work yesterday, because I haven't been feeling right, for a while , have a Dr appointment 5/2 hope... Read more

  • 4 Weigh Ins

    4/22/2016 10:43:27 AM, by KALISWALKER

    My DD is going to follow my eating plan, so that will give me more momentum. I gave her a notebook so each evening she can plan her next day's me... Read more

  • At last..

    4/21/2016 12:02:42 PM, by JUSTA123

    Finally had to give in an take one of the pills the DR. gave me to help me sleep, my body was dragging and it was difficult to really move, it re... Read more

  • 5 Weigh Ins

    4/20/2016 1:20:31 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Last night at my Bodysense class the topic of meditation was discussed - relaxation, etc. A woman in my class goes to a meditation group every We... Read more

  • Wednesday!

    4/20/2016 7:42:53 AM, by JUSTA123

    Well, Wednesday begins , and it will be a slow start, one of those sleepless nights, but in a hour or two I'll be fine. UPS is supposedly coming ... Read more

  • Letting Go

    4/19/2016 1:19:57 PM, by KALISWALKER

    This year I focused on permanent weight loss. I am happy with the way that is going. Coincidentally I am not as always so patient/tolerant = cran... Read more

  • A good start!

    4/19/2016 10:40:28 AM, by JUSTA123

    So today I took a trip down to Sam's to see if they had any deals, along with getting a good walk in while pushing a cart , while wal... Read more

  • Monday..

    4/18/2016 11:12:30 PM, by JUSTA123

    Busy day today, but I got a lot of exercise in, and feel energized, Hope all of you have sweet dreams!... Read more

  • Day 2 Declutter your kitchen surfaces or get into the cupboards.

    4/17/2016 4:58:03 PM, by KALISWALKER

    I set the timer for 10 minutes and focused on the 'hot spot' counter to the left of the sink. I removed 2 decks of cards, a lint roller, dog bowl... Read more

  • Sunday!

    4/17/2016 8:26:17 AM, by JUSTA123

    So , it's Sunday, and the dogs are walked and the coffee is brewing, weather here has been absolutely beautiful, especially when my sister was he... Read more

  • Day 1 Declutter - Make Your World Better

    4/16/2016 11:04:34 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Great for me. I made space for others to feel there is a place for them in our home and to have a feeling of peace when they en... Read more

  • More Answers

    4/15/2016 11:36:19 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Several people have asked for more information about my Overeaters Anonymous Program and my food plan. Questions 1) How do you know wh... Read more

  • Declutter - YAY!!! & No Surgery

    4/14/2016 3:25:59 PM, by KALISWALKER

    In the 5% Challenge we are decluttering for 2 weeks. I am so glad we are doing this. Overall our house looks tidy, but I am a minimalist at heart... Read more

  • Good Bye Forever XL

    4/12/2016 12:15:49 PM, by KALISWALKER

    When friends see you are losing weight they want to know what diet you are on. If asked I tell them I joined OA. Last night a friend went to a me... Read more

  • Answers to Some Questions

    4/11/2016 9:07:57 AM, by KALISWALKER

    For a few months I have gotten a few questions about how I am eating and what I am eating. I think I have answered most of the questions but here... Read more

  • Celebrating 100 Days!

    4/10/2016 11:26:32 AM, by KALISWALKER

    My New Years resolution was a Red Light Lifestyle - NO appetizers, desserts, chips or crackers. For 100 days I have not eaten these foods and I h... Read more

  • Going in the Right Direction

    4/9/2016 11:06:43 AM, by KALISWALKER

    After having a set back with last week's weigh in I am looking at the numbers from the Winter 5% Challenge. I want to see what a I can realistica... Read more

  • Social Weekend & Food Journals

    4/8/2016 12:34:36 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Royce and I. She is a great little motivator. I am wa... Read more

  • Stop Living Out of Boxes

    4/6/2016 4:06:42 PM, by KALISWALKER

    While we away this winter, our dear daughter and her family moved into our house, so they could get their home ready to sell, and then sell it. W... Read more

  • Happy Ice Cream Story

    4/4/2016 9:38:31 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Today is Day 95 of my abstinence - no appetizers, no desserts, no chips, no crackers. Saturday we were going to the Skagit Tulip Festival. We sto... Read more

  • Nutrition Tracking is Easy Now

    4/3/2016 11:29:37 AM, by KALISWALKER

    I have been tracking daily since Jan. 1. I am doing it the low tech way with a notebook and pen. Each evening I write out the menu plan for the n... Read more

  • Oops on the Scale!

    4/3/2016 12:50:08 AM, by KALISWALKER

    It has been a happy busy week and our visitors are going home in the morning. This week I made dinner for 8 - 9 people each evening, and did not ... Read more

  • Fashion Police & Spring Break

    4/1/2016 11:08:37 AM, by KALISWALKER

    I am doing 10,000 daily steps again, and again it's causing pain on the ganglion cyst on the top of my left foot. April 14th I am having it remov... Read more

  • 120/68 Blood Pressure & Coincidence?

    3/30/2016 10:54:19 AM, by KALISWALKER

    Kali was my walking buddy for a few years, then she started walking hubby 1.5 hours every morning. She is a great motivator and hubby reached his... Read more

  • Spring Break

    3/29/2016 7:09:08 PM, by BBONET

    Yes! I am officially on spring break this week. The first two days were dedicated to mom at nursing home and to running errands. ... Read more

  • Easter Dinner Monday Results

    3/28/2016 11:29:39 PM, by KALISWALKER

    We had a great day at the beach with the kids. Each person made their own lunch for a picnic. We played on the play ground equipment, walked the ... Read more

  • Easter Dinner Monday

    3/27/2016 10:59:45 PM, by KALISWALKER

    We are having our family dinner tomorrow. I am thawing a turkey and doing a menu plan tonight. I know it will be a different type of dinner becau... Read more

  • 5% Challenge - Day 1

    3/26/2016 3:11:08 PM, by BBONET

    Well here we are again! The weigh in today was the worse one yet! However, I am ready to go and g... Read more

  • 14 - Before Picture & Left the Clean Plate Club

    3/26/2016 1:15:03 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Before Picture - for a Non-Scale Victory (NSV) - take a before picture this week and post it on your page. At the end of the challenge take anoth... Read more

  • 13 - Know Your Numbers & Challenge Starts Tomorrow!

    3/25/2016 6:43:34 PM, by KALISWALKER

    First day of the Spring 5% Challenge: Saturday, March 26 weigh in The last weigh in for the 5% Challenge: 05/21/2016 A) How many poun... Read more

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