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  • 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

  • it's wednesday

    4/20/2016 9:39:27 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful sunny day here today. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Nearing the end...the beginning

    4/20/2016 9:37:45 AM, by FEARTOLOVE77

    This is my last week of my 8 week fitness program. I wish I could say I lost weight. I didn't. I actually gained a few pounds. I wish ... 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

  • Progress and Life Report #16

    4/19/2016 1:15:11 PM, by LADYNIGHTSTORM

    Hi everyone! I hope you are all doing well :) I haven't been doing too badly this past month! It's so funny how easily I can get back into t... Read more

  • a sunny day

    4/19/2016 9:41:19 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day where my allergies are flaring up a bit this morning. the other day, they really flared up. at the moment, they are not flaring up too much... Read more

  • Camping and Updates

    4/19/2016 9:15:48 AM, by ALICIALYNNE

    First, get the crud out of the way. The results of today's weigh-in: Weight: 166.7 (down 1.2) BF: 36.3 (down .2) BW: (up .1) BMI: 31.4... Read more

  • Day 5

    4/19/2016 5:22:03 AM, by JOYCE2U

    Yesterday went great with staying low carb. My friend that is on Jenny Craig is having some cravings, but not as much as she use to have. Today... Read more

  • Emotional Hunger vs Physical Hunger

    4/18/2016 9:04:47 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    I found this graphic to be so helpful in identifying w... Read more

  • it is a sunny day

    4/18/2016 9:00:44 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is also very mild here,too! woo hoo! all the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyoen!... Read more

  • Day 4

    4/18/2016 4:50:04 AM, by JOYCE2U

    Stayed low carb yesterday, it is getting easier again. Stayed busy with things I wanted to get done, also went swimming for over an hour. The w... 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

  • Day 3

    4/17/2016 5:56:29 AM, by JOYCE2U

    Well, day 2 went great!!! I stayed low carb! My friend said she did get hungry being on Jenny Craig. I stayed busy yesterday, cleaning house, ... 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

  • Day 2

    4/16/2016 7:44:09 AM, by JOYCE2U

    A friend and I have decided to really get serious about losing this weigh. My friend is doing Jenny Craig. I am going low carb. We both had a ... 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

  • Showed up anyway

    4/15/2016 9:19:20 AM, by FEARTOLOVE77

    I was so tired this morning when my alarm went off at 4:43 (because those extra 3 minutes are important!). I had been up in the middle of the ni... Read more

  • it is a sunny day

    4/15/2016 8:53:37 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful,mild,sunny spring day here today. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone and a great wee... 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

  • Enjoy the Process

    4/13/2016 5:28:18 PM, by AHALTOM

    I've been on this journey for a while, and in order for me to stay consistent and reach goals, I just had to give in and enjoy the process. I had... Read more

  • Well, That Was Not Fun

    4/13/2016 11:12:33 AM, by ALICIALYNNE

    Yesterday was just not my day! After the atrocious weigh-in I headed out to do errands with my toddler. We had a great lunch, went to the post ... Read more

  • a beautiful sunny day

    4/13/2016 9:33:27 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to get outside and enjoy! the rest of the week here will be sunny and not too cold. my daughter is sooo excited! she loves to be outdoors. ... 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

  • it's tuesday

    4/12/2016 10:47:55 AM, by MOMMY445

    a sunny and cooler day here today. my daughter says hi. all the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Well, This Sucks

    4/12/2016 9:37:56 AM, by ALICIALYNNE

    You know, I went in to April with serious momentum. March was AMAZING and now April is kicking my butt! Weigh in for today: Weight: 167.9 ... Read more

  • it's monday

    4/11/2016 10:42:37 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to get back on track in every way for me. my daughter says hi! all the birds say cheep,cheep! i'm back at school and i am actively looking ... Read more

  • How would I care for my daughter?

    4/11/2016 9:27:59 AM, by FEARTOLOVE77

    I realized I was in a lot of pain yesterday, well the past week. Dealing with my friend having breast cancer, not seeing her at work everyday. ... 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

  • I must not be doing this for me right now

    4/10/2016 12:11:06 PM, by FEARTOLOVE77

    I have fallen off the bandwagon this week. Well, the apex was this week, I've been slowly rebelling. Binge eating and drinking, hIding my bowl ... 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

  • its saturday

    4/9/2016 2:00:44 PM, by MOMMY445

    A beautiful and cool sunny day here today. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! my daughter and i are taking it easy today. we both enjoyed seeing t... 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

  • it's friday

    4/8/2016 8:57:02 AM, by MOMMY445

    a mixed weather day here today. it is lightly snowing now and cool. the snow is supposed to let up this morning. my daughter is prepared and so a... Read more

  • Yesterday went....okay

    4/8/2016 8:15:12 AM, by MISSCATY

    Yesterday was a day of "considered" eating. I thought about what I really wanted..I thought about portion control. I followed through. W... Read more

  • Just down.

    4/8/2016 12:12:47 AM, by FEARTOLOVE77

    Bad news. Friend has breast cancer. Tired, exhausted, sad, mad...not handling it very well right now. My fitness program has moved gyms ... Read more

  • I was fat shamed...while in workout gear!!!!!!!

    4/7/2016 2:04:54 PM, by ACCIDENTALHW1

    I live on a military base with an above average proportion of very fit spouses. Very. Fit. I am 5'4". I weigh 160 lbs. I am a size 12 with a t... Read more

  • Is it an epic fail if you learn something?

    4/7/2016 7:42:59 AM, by MISSCATY

    The past month or so has been hard on many levels. I looked, with clear eyes and honesty, at what I have been doing for a few months. The last... 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

  • Hiding or Seeking

    4/6/2016 1:39:09 PM, by AHALTOM

    I just read a blog post from Tony Horton. Are You In Hiding or Seeking. As I read the description of a person in hiding, I realized that's w... Read more

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