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  • TOPS Tuesday 16 January 2018

    1/17/2018 10:04:34 PM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    So far, so good. I started out the new year at 310.1lbs. At yesterdays weigh in I was at 306.1lbs. I'm getting off to a good start. Now, I j... Read more

  • A Real Eye Opener

    1/3/2018 1:05:04 PM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    Last Saturday my brother-in-law came home from Menards with 5 - 40 pound bags of salt for the water softener in the back of the car. I went out ... Read more


    11/10/2017 11:07:00 AM, by MISSNUGGY

    My new scale sits proudly in my bathroom, sleek, white, compact; replacing the big old ugly scale I have had for too many years. I also di... Read more

  • OPAL

    10/23/2017 10:24:55 AM, by MISSNUGGY

    I have a new friend named Opal, I met her at my Quilt Guild, she is an inspiration to me. She is 90 years young, such a privilege to have met he... Read more


    10/22/2017 11:15:43 AM, by MISSNUGGY

    I posted that I made a chain with paper clips, one clip to represent each pound lost. There are one hundred clips in my chain, I do not remove a... Read more

  • I'M BACK

    10/21/2017 10:22:24 PM, by MISSNUGGY

    It has been 396 days since I have been on SPARK, I am soooo happy I found my information. MISSNUGGY has gained 15 pounds and plans to move forwa... Read more

  • TOPS Tuesday 3 October 2017

    10/4/2017 12:13:04 PM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    It was a good meeting last night. I lost .8 pounds this week. Not much, but at least it's a loss. My total loss for September was 11 pounds. ... Read more

  • TOPS Tuesday 26 September 2017

    9/29/2017 12:19:26 PM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    This was a good week for TOPS. I lost 1.4 pounds. Whoo hoo! I'm back on the losing track again. Our last meeting of the month is Move It Nigh... Read more

  • Lesson On Portion Size

    9/22/2017 8:00:56 PM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    I went to HyVee with my brother-in-law the other day to get a few groceries. He got a meal from the Asian deli, sesame chicken, veggie lo mien a... Read more

  • TOPS Tuesday 19 Sept 2017

    9/21/2017 10:40:34 AM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    This week the scale was not so good to me. I only gained about 1 pound so I'm not too disappointed with that. There seems to be a pattern with ... Read more

  • TOPS Tuesday 12 Sept 2017

    9/13/2017 1:48:24 PM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    It feels enlightening, pun intended, and empowering to go to a TOPS meeting and not feel intimidated by the scale because I know I've had a good ... Read more

  • Booyah!

    9/12/2017 6:34:57 PM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    Yes, it's that time of year again, booyah season. If you're from the upper Midwest, in particular Minnesota or Wisconsin, you already know what ... Read more

  • First Week With Nutrisystem

    9/8/2017 1:34:08 PM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    Well, I finished the first week with Nutrisystem yesterday and I'm very happy to say that I lost close to 5 pounds going from 311.8 on Sept 1 to ... Read more

  • Weight Loss Woes

    9/7/2017 7:25:28 PM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    This week was the first time in awhile that I've walked into a TOPS weigh in and not felt intimidated by the scale. I was very happy with my 8 p... Read more

  • TOPS Tuesday 5 Sept 2017

    9/6/2017 1:00:57 PM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    Yesterday was day 5 of the Nutrisystem plan and a week since the last TOPS weigh in. I stepped onto my bathroom scale just to see where I was si... Read more

  • Nutrisystem Launch

    9/3/2017 2:30:13 PM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    Third day of Nutrisystem and so far so good. Breakfast at 8am, Power Fuel (high protein snack( at 10:30am, lunch with salad at 1pm, Smart Carb (... Read more

  • Here I Go Again

    8/27/2017 9:49:31 PM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    I don't know what my problem is. I can't seem to get it together long enough to make any significant progress. I keep losing and gaining the sa... Read more

  • Today

    8/17/2017 12:56:37 AM, by CPCONE

    So tired. No real motivation... Read more

  • Six years later

    8/14/2017 3:29:42 PM, by CPCONE

    Welp apparently its been 6 years since I was on here. I have given birth to four beautiful children and have only the two of my girls. I now h... Read more

  • Life is (really) not a linear process

    5/19/2017 10:59:57 AM, by MISSCATY

    For the past couple months, I have been going up and down the same 10-12 pounds. Yes, this is frustrating BUT it is a reflection of how I... Read more

  • Dealing with "Not Good"

    3/9/2017 12:51:58 PM, by MISSCATY

    We all have those times in our lives.....stressed out, tired out, and attacked by the screaming foodies. I am sitting in the middle of one of t... Read more

  • I tend not to check in...but back at it

    2/24/2017 11:25:40 AM, by MISSCATY

    Having to go through a second biometric assessment (the first one has not yet posted for the "points" to get a discount on my health insurance) h... Read more

  • End of Month Check-In

    1/31/2017 8:54:44 AM, by KIRBY1999

    Well today is the end of the month. One of my goals is to check-in the last day of the month to see if I've met my goals, and to measure. Today... Read more

  • Finally Connected!

    1/19/2017 12:16:43 AM, by KIRBY1999

    I finally reconnected my Viviofit to my new phone, and connected it to SparkPeople. Not sure if there is a delay or not with updating through th... Read more

  • Week 2 Weigh-in

    1/11/2017 8:59:23 AM, by KIRBY1999

    Down another 4.4! Whoop, whoop! It's very exciting especially since I felt bloated from drinking so much water.... Read more

  • GoNoodle

    1/10/2017 7:10:49 PM, by KIRBY1999

    I'm committed to doing these brain breaks with my students. I always tell them if I can do it, you can too! What I'm really thinking is if my f... Read more

  • Water Woes

    1/10/2017 7:02:40 PM, by KIRBY1999

    I'm not for certain, but I think drinking so much water is making me feel bloated. I've lost 2.8 lbs at the last weigh-in, but I just feel ugh..... Read more

  • Whoop whoop, added 5 min!

    1/7/2017 11:49:24 AM, by KIRBY1999

    Added 5 minutes to my exercise on the bike today. Trying to not hurt my knee anymore than it is. I've got 10 more minutes to do today (somethin... Read more

  • Progress

    1/4/2017 7:11:42 AM, by KIRBY1999

    I'm so glad to see a little progress this morning. Down 1.2 lbs since Saturday. Today starts our official Weigh-in Wednesdays. Back to work to... Read more

  • Water worries

    1/2/2017 4:56:14 PM, by KIRBY1999

    We'll today I successfully drank 6 glasses of water before lunch. I've spent most of the afternoon running to the bathroom! I know this will no... Read more

  • New approach

    11/27/2016 12:55:28 PM, by LUV2NOU2

    It's been a long while since I've been on this site. How to begin. I was assigned work out of the country for two (2) years and found myself ga... Read more

  • TOPS Tuesday 8 November 2016

    11/9/2016 11:19:47 AM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    Well, according to the TOPS scale I lost 1/2 a pound. Not much, but at least it's a loss. I'm not surprised. Seems like a familiar pattern to ... Read more

  • Seattle Sutton 3 Weeks And Counting

    11/8/2016 4:46:29 PM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    Well, it's been three weeks going into week four and still going strong. I can't say enough about how good the food is. One of my favorites was... Read more

  • TOPS Tuesday 1 Nov 2016

    11/2/2016 10:41:24 AM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    It's great to walk into to my TOPS meeting and not feel intimidated by having to get on the scale. Me and Seattle lost another 4 pounds this wee... Read more

  • How Do You Like Your French Toast?

    11/1/2016 2:27:14 PM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    Breakfast this morning was cinnamon French toast made with whole wheat bread. The topping was spiced peaches with blueberries and walnuts. I pu... Read more

  • Seattle Sutton Two Weeks In

    11/1/2016 2:06:20 PM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    My third week with Seattle Sutton began with dinner last night. The second week has been great. I lost 5 more pounds according to my home scale... Read more

  • TOPS Tuesday 25 October 2016

    10/26/2016 5:59:28 PM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    Me and Seattle lost 5.2 pounds this week. We're off to a good start. Now I just have to be consistent and keep on track. The food has be... Read more

  • Seattle Sutton; One Week In

    10/24/2016 10:45:09 PM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    One week ago today I started with the Seattle Sutton meal plan. So far, so good. According to my home scale I've lost 5 pounds this week. It w... Read more

  • It's Go Time

    10/17/2016 8:01:18 PM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    I am so disappointed in myself. I keep gaining and losing the same 10 pounds. I get motivated and do well for a few weeks, then the motivation ... Read more

  • New week

    10/3/2016 3:35:28 AM, by BOOTYLICIOUS83

    So last week sucked. Ate bad, didn't feel good, didn't workout. Bad week . Today is Monday. It's a new week and I'm gonna do my best to stay on t... Read more

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