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  • unravelling

    11/1/2015 7:36:56 PM, by INSANITY77

    cheat day on Friday turned into cheat weekend what triggered some poor choices was some self-reflection lately, I've been feeling lone... Read more

  • How can i retrain my brain to not have an all or none diet mentality?

    10/11/2015 10:04:21 PM, by INSANITY77

    I really struggled this week with my nutrition It was my brother's birthday- so i ate lots of cake And it is thanksgiving - so i ate wa... Read more

  • rethinking food as a reward

    10/6/2015 9:04:51 PM, by INSANITY77

    I've been watching/tracking my nutrition carefully. today was a "cheat" day - that ended up being anticipated....we had a catered free lunc... Read more

  • i blew it!

    9/27/2015 2:41:05 PM, by INSANITY77

    I did my weekly weight-check today. I was expecting I would have lost about 2-3 pounds, since I've been doing well with my nutrition and wor... Read more

  • down 10 lbs

    9/20/2015 1:54:35 PM, by INSANITY77

    but before I get too excited, I really need to reflect on how hard it was to lose this weight I earned every single bit of this weight loss... Read more

  • Cheat day

    9/16/2015 9:08:03 PM, by INSANITY77

    Today i had an unplanned cheat day I cheated myself by eating honey cake and chocolate cookies I cheated my health Tomorrow is ... Read more

  • Losing weight is so hard

    9/6/2015 4:10:56 PM, by INSANITY77

    I have been really consistent with exercise and as diligent as possible with my nutrition. In short i feel as though i have been working har... Read more

  • Eating clean

    9/3/2015 9:38:26 PM, by INSANITY77

    I have been doing a reasonable job trying to eat nutritiously for the past few weeks Today i had a bit of a chocolate binge I feel gro... Read more

  • Health

    8/28/2015 7:35:10 PM, by INSANITY77

    So i felt incredibly humbled today I attended my 1st "body attack" class at the gym The class is meant for all fitness levels And ... Read more

  • dumb move

    8/25/2015 10:21:36 PM, by INSANITY77

    my evening got out of control with cookies what triggered the binge? my weight check at the gym I've gained weight - 1 pound to b... Read more

  • new exercise

    8/22/2015 4:59:05 PM, by W8TN4ZION

    I did a new yoga workout dvd with Jillian Michaels from 2009. KICKED MY BOOTY! I will definitely do it again! Burned approximately 225 cals in 3... Read more

  • day 2

    8/18/2015 10:41:10 PM, by W8TN4ZION

    So far so good. Logged my calories, need to work on my balancing carbs and fats. But that's okay. I also exercised both days. I call that a succe... Read more

  • Yes God I am listening

    8/15/2015 6:16:28 PM, by INSANITY77

    I joined the gym What a good experience so far I saw a blind man exercising and trying It was truly awe inspiring I am try... Read more

  • WTF!

    8/13/2015 7:37:40 PM, by INSANITY77

    WEIGHT REALITY. I joined Good Life Fitness today. My weight = 155 lbs. Major reality check. The number just HIT me. ... Read more

  • my so-called life

    8/10/2015 8:59:54 PM, by INSANITY77

    I feel like I am living my life in this constant state of mediocrity. Shouldn't I have passion for something? Some people are passionate... Read more

  • Another year, another round with SparkPeople!

    8/8/2015 4:30:10 PM, by GHOTIB

    So here I am again; about three years after I first joined SP. I've had several ups and downs, not only in my weight, but also in life. I guess t... Read more

  • Shame

    7/18/2015 8:21:24 PM, by INSANITY77

    I believe that I am deeply ashamed of who I am. I am ashamed of my body. I am ashamed that I am not consistent and able to meet weight loss g... Read more

  • Medication Frustration!

    6/17/2015 10:38:44 AM, by CARINGANGEL1

    Feeling slightly frustrated with a gain this month of ... Read more

  • Surgeries

    5/4/2015 9:14:45 PM, by SUEFEGLER

    So I had my total knee replacement 4 1/2 months ago, it has been a long recovery, and I am sick of being in pain. Now I find out that I have to ... Read more

  • Time to MOVE IT!!

    4/26/2015 3:47:25 PM, by INSANITY77

    This picture is a pic of what happens when someone (i.e. me) is depressed and in avoidance mode. This winter- I was depressed and lonely an... Read more

  • Kitchen remodel

    4/14/2015 6:46:57 AM, by SENIORSWIMMER

    Our kitchen cabinets have been ordered. They are scheduled for delivery May 4th. Our contractor says that sometimes they are a week or two late... Read more

  • Restart

    4/12/2015 6:53:55 PM, by NAOMI_ACOSTA

    Time to take a deep breath and restart properly. I don't eat enough, or often enough, so my body holds on to what it has! I have to move forwar... Read more

  • baby steps

    4/10/2015 11:18:53 AM, by SUEFEGLER

    I have used the seated workout videos for the past 2 days. Today it was the seated cardio. It was quite a workout and I worked up a sweat. I wa... Read more

  • Family support

    4/7/2015 8:12:51 AM, by SUEFEGLER

    Now that my family is on this site, I am motivated to join them. I am going to succeed this time. The Dr. told me that there are NO 300 lb 85 y... Read more

  • Azure WEC: My Goals for Break and Next Round

    4/5/2015 10:43:32 AM, by SUSANELAINE1956

    It's hard to believe 12 weeks is just about over. The first 4 weeks were a struggle to maintain as my husband and I were traveling, so I wasn't ... Read more

  • Azure WEC - My favorite type of cardio and what it has done for me

    4/4/2015 12:49:59 PM, by SUSANELAINE1956

    When I look back at my exercise when I first started with SP, I realize how far I have come and how much more fun I am having. Before joining Az... Read more

  • Pushing It

    3/11/2015 2:52:17 PM, by SUSANELAINE1956

    One of our challenges this week on my BLC team Azure Destinations is to do one thing OUT of our healthy journey comfort zone. I have been doing ... Read more

  • Beans instead of popcorn

    3/3/2015 9:24:39 PM, by SENIORSWIMMER

    I REALLY wanted a big bowl of popcorn tonight. I thought about it for a big part of my paper route. "Just make a half batch." Oh, I really wan... Read more

  • The Gym

    2/20/2015 9:14:34 AM, by SENIORSWIMMER

    I joined the gym I belong to a little over a year ago. It's a 24/7 operation. With your membership you get a key card, and you can workout anyt... Read more

  • I am a number

    2/17/2015 9:48:44 AM, by SENIORSWIMMER

    I have read several posts where the author makes the statement, "I am not a number on the scale." I am not there yet. It's been a long time sin... Read more

  • Begin Again

    2/16/2015 2:58:50 PM, by VERONICA1BARNES

    I just finished up my workout. I pushed harder than i did yesterday. I am having a problem sleeping at night and over sleeping during the day. It... Read more

  • Begin Again

    2/15/2015 2:29:28 PM, by VERONICA1BARNES

    Today I decided to once again be healthy. I am doing this for me. I have gained 10lbs that i don't want. I need to stick to being healthy and ton... Read more

  • Michael Finigan

    2/12/2015 7:19:01 PM, by SENIORSWIMMER

    This has been going through my head for two days now. I just had to write it down. When I was a music teacher, my 3rd and 4th graders LOVED th... Read more

  • Cooking class

    2/12/2015 11:02:09 AM, by SENIORSWIMMER

    What a deal. The class is free. There is an instruction portion that lasts 45 minutes to an hour. Then we cook! Yesterday we made Mexican chi... Read more

  • Healthy Cooking

    2/7/2015 10:12:57 AM, by SENIORSWIMMER

    I freely admit I have not been cooking this week. I can't seem to make myself get in there and get after it. Usually, I love to cook. ... Read more

  • Swimming

    2/6/2015 9:58:36 AM, by SENIORSWIMMER

    I need to get my head above water with all this dinky mileage I am pulling in the pool (pun intended). I swim on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday. I a... Read more

  • Obstacles

    2/5/2015 8:26:05 AM, by SENIORSWIMMER

    At the beginning of October I had some MINOR surgery done on my foot. The doctor told me I would not be able to swim until it was completely hea... Read more


    1/25/2015 8:49:17 PM, by INSANITY77

    SO I know I have this dysfunctional behaviour in that if I buy a pack of cookies- I eat the whole pack in one night...if I buy a tub of ice cream... Read more

  • Defeated

    1/25/2015 9:16:30 AM, by JEANNIE52112

    So I am feeling totally defeated and it makes me so frusterated that I have allowed myself to get to this point. I have been down this weight los... Read more

  • Not Giving Up

    1/4/2015 9:10:39 AM, by LJANUS

    It's been almost 2-1/2 years since I made my first entry on this site. Unfortunately, it's been about the same time since I made my last entry. I... Read more

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