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    7/13/2017 10:29:17 PM, by SUNSHINE65

    A delightful angelic little boy was waiting for his mother outside the ladies room of the gas station. As he stood there, he was approached by a ... Read more

  • Still here. Not perfect but not done yet.

    6/21/2017 3:12:53 AM, by DIETROCKSTAR

    The bane of most diets is eating out and not hating what you order. My sister asked me to go with her to the store but she wanted to take my neph... Read more

  • I'm back

    6/19/2017 1:57:05 PM, by DIETROCKSTAR

    I gained 15 pounds. I feared going to the doctor because I didn't want to hear about it. I had a sinus infection on and off for a year. I was abo... Read more

  • Funnee

    6/18/2017 11:35:31 PM, by SUNSHINE65

    While doing a crossword puzzle, I asked for my husband's help. "The word is eight letters long and starts with 'm', and the clue is 'tiresome ... Read more

  • Passing up my favorite food!

    5/13/2017 5:08:01 PM, by SHEILAG1963

    So, Gary makes this awesome breaded and deep fried chicken. He then covers it in cheese and puts it in the oven. It's totally fattening and soooo... Read more

  • Starting over for the 100th time

    5/10/2017 6:18:58 PM, by SHEILAG1963

    Finally trying to settle down and get my stuff together. Broke out the 6 inch saucers instead of dinner plates, out came the food scales and meas... Read more

  • Reevaluating again

    5/9/2017 11:28:01 AM, by ANAKIE

    I've been stuck for so long, losing a pound or two and gaining it back after a week or two. The doctor's recommendation of giving me the permissi... Read more

  • Out of Work

    5/2/2017 2:10:25 PM, by ANAKIE

    The store closed for good Saturday. I am taking a couple of days to get caught up a bit with housework and then it's job hunting seriously. If a... Read more


    4/17/2017 10:10:41 AM, by MOMTOLJ

    We have been away from home since March 22nd and will return in a week and half, Needless to say there has been a lot of restaurants. Can't wait ... Read more

  • Still Rolling Along

    4/5/2017 10:34:08 AM, by SHEILAG1963

    Spring has sprung in Missouri. Thunderstorms, tornado watches, flowers, birds, and bike rides! I am enjoying my coaching sessions with Indy-... Read more

  • Review -week 3 complete

    3/29/2017 9:36:20 PM, by ANAKIE

    Well tomorrow morning will mark the end of week 3 of the BL Spring It On Challenge and so far I have lost 3.2# in 3 weeks. I have averaged around... Read more

  • Roller Coaster Ride (not a fun one)

    3/16/2017 9:21:19 AM, by SHEILAG1963

    So, my emotions have been all over the place. Last month, I had an aunt pass away. We weren't close in the last few years. I didn't live like tha... Read more

  • Explaining my absence

    3/13/2017 7:43:54 PM, by SHEILAG1963

    So, in my previous blogs, I talked about marriage issues. I no longer have them. In August of 2013, I re-connected with an old friend from h... Read more

  • First blog in a long time!

    3/13/2017 7:13:40 PM, by SHEILAG1963

    So, I talked to a coach today. I won a free month of coaching from -INDYGIRL! She helped me to figure out a few things, one of them being to writ... Read more

  • New Challenge New Strategy

    3/9/2017 11:14:12 PM, by ANAKIE

    Spring It On started today. Yesterday was the highest weight I have been in over 2 years. Today was our official weigh in and I managed to be jus... Read more

  • Job search underway

    3/1/2017 11:12:13 PM, by ANAKIE

    Wardrobe updated- Check. Resume updated- Check. Cover letter written- Check. References updated- Check. Review materials gotten from the library-... Read more


    2/26/2017 6:14:26 AM, by MOMTOLJ

    WELL!!! I regained and went up to 245 pounds by December 20th 2016, Not good and also scary!! So why wait till January 1rst I said, I got back to... Read more

  • Shopping

    2/23/2017 11:25:27 PM, by ANAKIE

    Yesterday and today I went shopping for some clothes. I went to second hand stores because I can't see spending big bucks for something I will pr... Read more

  • New Challenge New Strategy

    2/18/2017 10:01:41 PM, by ANAKIE

    I've been stuck in a rut for 2+ years now. I initially lost 30# in about 7 months and have taken 2 years to lose another 5#. Way too slow and I'm... Read more

  • Brush Your Teeth!

    1/30/2017 6:50:39 AM, by FARMGIRLINWV

    I"m not suggesting you brush your teeth because you... Read more

  • Day #1

    1/30/2017 5:29:49 AM, by FARMGIRLINWV

    My primary goal is to consistently track my food. If I bite, I write! Looks like I won't be going to work today. I live on a Tertiary Rural... Read more

  • Sundays reviewed

    1/29/2017 9:48:54 PM, by ANAKIE

    I usually dread Sunday. Not because of how busy it is, or that I usually sit through the same sermon 3 times. I dread Sunday because I can never ... Read more

  • Allow Me to Introduce Myself

    1/29/2017 11:59:29 AM, by FARMGIRLINWV

    Hello: I just wanted to introduce myself. My name is Brenda I am 53 years old . My goal is to lose about 25 pounds so that I can impro... Read more

  • Day 21 of my Spark Tracking Streak

    1/22/2017 7:44:35 AM, by TRIANGLE-WOMAN

    Good Sunday Morning Kids! So I have been diligently tracking my food for 21 days with the proviso that I DID NOT have to stay within my calo... Read more

  • Day off?

    1/10/2017 8:52:35 AM, by ANAKIE

    Getting ready to get stuff done around here. So much to do because it is January. Church finances need worked on. Our finances need organized so... Read more

  • Day 9 of Spark Tracking Streak

    1/9/2017 9:09:37 AM, by TRIANGLE-WOMAN

    I'm in Florida for the week! My middle daughter is interested in transferring to a new college and there are some options here in Florida we wil... Read more

  • Day 5 of tracking streak

    1/5/2017 4:46:57 PM, by TRIANGLE-WOMAN

    So I'm being super strict about tracking. All my food. No judgement as to "good" and "bad." If I eat it I track it. I'm not doing... Read more

  • Day 2 of tracking complete. On to Day 3...

    1/3/2017 6:29:41 AM, by TRIANGLE-WOMAN

    Day 2 and I'm waking up energized and hungry. ... Read more

  • Happy New Year!!

    1/2/2017 8:15:52 AM, by TRIANGLE-WOMAN

    There is nothing cliche about starting a "diet" January, right? But I'm not starting a diet, I'm starting a Streak. My only g... Read more

  • Starting a New Year

    1/1/2017 7:56:46 AM, by ANAKIE

    Yes it is a new year. I will not 'start' over but I will reevaluate my progress and renew my goals and recommit to getting healthier. My spark ... Read more

  • Healthy Christmas

    12/26/2016 12:14:33 AM, by TERIBEAR68

    Enjoyed everything I chose and wanted to enjoy today. Not about to be deprived on Christmas. Still made my goals. Go me! This wasn't the Ch... Read more

  • "May I return...to the beginning..."

    12/24/2016 5:09:06 PM, by TERIBEAR68

    I'm back after a long season of well suck to be honest...a few days after my last blog post my sister-in-law helped herself to all of my parents-... Read more

  • Possible changes

    12/23/2016 2:56:49 PM, by ANAKIE

    A young family at our church may be losing their 2 small children at least temporarily and they told CPS that they want us to get them. It is a 5... Read more

  • Got News

    12/23/2016 8:39:05 AM, by ANAKIE

    Last night DH told me of possible HUGE change in our household. Thinking through changes needed in preparation for it. Overwhelmed by everything.... Read more

  • Recovering and Reflecting

    12/19/2016 7:40:10 PM, by ANAKIE

    This weekend was a lot harder on my body than I expected. I am sore and stiff from all the standing, cooking, packing, unpacking, setting up, ser... Read more

  • Party 4 Done

    12/17/2016 10:25:25 PM, by ANAKIE

    We had our big dinner tonight. I worked all day yesterday getting the last things we needed, baking 2 apple, 2 cherry, and 2 pumpkin pies, maki... Read more

  • My new goal

    12/12/2016 9:14:58 AM, by ANAKIE

    I've been a bit lax with my walking lately. Even when I'm less than 1000 steps from my daily goal, I just crawl in bed saying I'm too tired. 1000... Read more

  • Another party done

    12/10/2016 7:14:23 PM, by ANAKIE

    Well the kids gingerbread house party is done. It was supposed to be at another church with a lot of people helping, but the church hosting backe... Read more

  • Press on toward the mark!

    12/8/2016 6:09:42 PM, by ANAKIE

    I had a procedure done on Monday. They gave me several medications to make it easier for them. They made it harder for me. I have not seen 200 in... Read more

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