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  • I cannot seem to do anything right...

    10/25/2016 6:04:20 PM, by UWPALUM

    I have been carrying around these thoughts for days and I need to get them out into the world so I can try to let them go. As a warning, these ar... Read more

  • What am I doing?

    9/28/2016 8:08:31 PM, by UWPALUM

    This is a long one. Or until I get tired of typing, whichever happens first. So, I started 2016 doing alright. Not great, but keeping things... Read more

  • Eat and Think Yourself Slim

    9/26/2016 10:28:59 AM, by ARLENEGOBERT

    For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind (Self-control). Dieting is 80% of what you are thi... Read more

  • Have Epipen, will travel

    9/4/2016 9:46:05 AM, by SIMPLYPATTI

    So I got stung last weekend - one week ago yesterday. I was at an outdoor festival in a community park participating in a drum circle. I got st... Read more

  • Whole 30--Finished! Results & thoughts

    8/24/2016 5:35:08 PM, by SADDKATT

    Holy cow, I made it through all 30 days. Barely. The Dude and I are going to start reintroducing, starting with grains. We are going to have b... Read more

  • Day 27 Whole 30

    8/20/2016 11:27:40 PM, by SADDKATT

    Hitting the home stretch. Yesterday I sat through a staff meeting with my salad and raw veggies while everyone around me ate Aurelio's pizza and... Read more

  • Day 25 Whole 30

    8/18/2016 11:25:42 PM, by SADDKATT

    Five more days!!! I'm feeling a bit better, although the digestive issues are still there. Little more appetite the last couple of days. Today... Read more

  • Day 23 Whole 30

    8/16/2016 9:45:44 AM, by SADDKATT

    7 days to go. I've been trying to look for information as to why I'm still feeling like crap. There is some evidence to suggest that maybe I ha... Read more

  • Forgiveness and Letting Go of Past Hurts

    8/15/2016 4:29:40 PM, by ARLENEGOBERT

    I have worked for the Los Angeles, Department of Water and Power for the past 36 years. It has not been easy along the way. I have experienced tr... Read more

  • Day 21 Whole 30

    8/14/2016 12:48:46 PM, by SADDKATT

    Yeah, I don't know how well I'm actually doing with this diet. Yesterday morning I got sick--really sick. Friday night it was raining, so inste... Read more

  • Day 18 whole 30

    8/11/2016 12:42:38 PM, by SADDKATT

    12 more days to go. I found some organic almond butter that I have been putting on my apples, which is pretty yummy. But the big score was happ... Read more

  • Day 14 Whole 30

    8/8/2016 1:14:56 AM, by SADDKATT

    I've skipped a few days. My summer is drawing to a close, and I'm getting caught up in various tasks...starting a new master's degree, preparing... Read more

  • Day 9 Whole 30

    8/2/2016 8:20:00 PM, by SADDKATT

    Never got around to posting yesterday, but I had some turkey roll-ups filled with lettuce, a swai filet and some grilled veggies and potato. Had... Read more

  • Comfort with a Pedicure

    8/1/2016 10:10:06 AM, by ARLENEGOBERT

    I pampered myself today and this is my reward for losing 10 pounds during the month of July, 2016. I went to a Spa in my area called Cuccuios. I ... Read more

  • Shopping Does'nt Have To Be Expensive

    8/1/2016 9:59:43 AM, by ARLENEGOBERT

    I love to shop and one of the things that I have found recently is that shopping does not have to cost a lot. Every Saturday I shop at a Yard Sa... Read more

  • Day 7 Whole 30

    8/1/2016 12:19:22 AM, by SADDKATT

    Breakfast: black coffee Lunch: two egg scramble with spinach and mushrooms. Wedge of cantaloupe. Dinner: Zoodles with homemade marin... Read more

  • Day 6 Whole 30

    7/30/2016 8:58:28 PM, by SADDKATT

    Breakfast: smoothie with spinach, almond milk, half a banana and frozen mixed fruit Lunch: 3 fried eggs on a bed of sauteed veggies and po... Read more

  • Day 5 Whole 30

    7/29/2016 10:45:00 PM, by SADDKATT

    Breakfast: forgot to eat. Had some black coffee while cleaning the living room. Lunch: Leftover chef salad from last night. Carrots and ... Read more

  • Day 4 Whole 30

    7/29/2016 12:44:05 AM, by SADDKATT

    Breakfast: spinach and mushroom omelette. Banana sliced with a splash of almond milk Lunch: leftover tuna salad from yesterday. Salad wit... Read more

  • Day 3 Whole 30

    7/27/2016 10:32:06 PM, by SADDKATT

    Breakfast: scrambled eggs with spinach and mushrooms Lunch: tuna salad (with the homemade mayo) on romaine lettuce leaf. Handful of almonds... Read more

  • Day 2 whole 30

    7/26/2016 11:51:07 PM, by SADDKATT

    Breakfast: 3 eggs scrambled with spinach and mushrooms. 4 oz of prune juice. Lunch: romaine lettuce rolled up in a slice of lunchmeat wit... Read more

  • Day 1 Whole 30

    7/25/2016 10:28:09 PM, by SADDKATT

    It's the end of the first day. Breakfast: 3 eggs scrambled with spinach and mushrooms Lunch: romaine lettuce salad with raw caulifl... Read more

  • Whole 30

    7/24/2016 1:31:54 PM, by SADDKATT

    I've been off my game for a while. Between work getting hectic and eating my way through New Orleans, I have been eating poorly and not exercisi... Read more

  • Returning

    7/15/2016 10:18:19 PM, by MARILYN2BE

    returning after having to put things other than me first.... Read more

  • Keeping the Weight Off for Good This Time

    7/13/2016 9:40:18 AM, by ARLENEGOBERT

    I lost 30 pounds in 2009. I went from 278 to 248. I lost 40 pounds in 2013 and I went from 277 to 238 pounds. By 2016 I had gain all of my weigh... Read more

  • Happy 4th! Still struggling

    7/4/2016 10:52:22 AM, by SADDKATT

    The school year ended, and so did the sessions with the trainer. I did okay for a while doing workouts on my own, but kind of fell off. This mo... Read more

  • We are all hurting now

    6/13/2016 10:34:46 PM, by SIMPLYPATTI

    Christina Grimmie gunned down at her concert Friday. Over a 100 people shot and 50 killed at a nightclub Saturday. A man loaded with weapons ar... Read more

  • Down but not out

    5/29/2016 11:58:35 AM, by SIMPLYPATTI

    Well I am frustrated with myself. I didn't lose anything last week. I ate way too many of the wrong kinds of carbs. It was my own fault. Our ... Read more

  • Scale victories, NSV and feeling so different!

    5/14/2016 9:18:08 AM, by SIMPLYPATTI

    So I got a lot to celebrate today! I am down 2.4 pounds this week! It has been a month since I started this! I feel more focused and determine... Read more

  • The continuing insomnia battle

    5/1/2016 10:12:54 AM, by SADDKATT

    When I joined SP, I was about 25 pounds overweight. I was newly diagnosed with hypothyroid, had horrible digestive problems and crippling insomn... Read more

  • Ouch

    4/26/2016 6:19:57 PM, by SADDKATT

    So I've been doing the after-school personal trainer for a month now. She is a Crossfit junkie, and the workouts are sort of crossfit-light. Th... Read more

  • My kids are helping me on this journey

    4/21/2016 8:46:06 AM, by SIMPLYPATTI

    So I joined a squat challenge on Sunday and I am doing well. My kids and I make a game of doing the squats together every night after dinner. W... Read more

  • Supporting each other for our health!

    4/12/2016 11:12:11 AM, by SIMPLYPATTI

    This is the plan that I have sat down and worked with my husband to create. We need to get healthy together! We have been together for 25 years... Read more

  • Everything is new

    4/9/2016 10:38:10 AM, by SADDKATT

    Everything in my life has changed. On January 29, the Dude had a heart attack in the shower getting ready for work. Four days later, he had a tr... Read more

  • Frustrated

    3/12/2016 11:47:35 AM, by LALALEVERETTE

    I wake up everyday and and try to stick to eating healthy and losing weight. I know we all been there with excuses like I got alot to do today ... Read more

  • Sunday....and I'm feeling good

    3/6/2016 6:06:23 PM, by DEBORALEEANN

    So we started over for the umpteenth time. What I've discovered is that's OK :-) I've stopped lamenting what used to be, which is a far smaller s... Read more

  • Stress eating ruled the week - but has not won the war

    2/22/2016 9:54:25 AM, by SIMPLYPATTI

    I started my TOM today and I still weighed in, I had some seriously awful family stuff happen in the last two weeks and I can see that I stress a... Read more

  • Where has January gone?

    1/26/2016 11:28:17 AM, by UWPALUM

    I have avoided writing a blog because I was sick of always writing how sad or depressed or overwhelmed I was feeling. That has not changed. I do ... Read more

  • POsitivity rules the day

    1/21/2016 10:03:40 AM, by SIMPLYPATTI

    Yesterday I had the opportunity to have lunch with an exceptional woman. She has battled cancer for the last two years and her positive spirit a... Read more

  • NSV -

    1/17/2016 9:51:52 AM, by SIMPLYPATTI

    I had the NSV of realizing exactly why I gained weight this week. I stress ate the hell out of myself and since I have been so diligent in track... Read more

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