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    11/26/2015 10:49:31 PM, by YISKAMIRYAM

    I take a break from tracking on Thanksgiving. This year though I noticed that I could not eat nearly as much, nor did I go back for seconds. I in... Read more

  • Thanksgiving

    11/25/2015 2:42:38 PM, by AP17182

    We are having Thanksgiving dinner early this year. One dinner down, only 600 calories. Just letting everyone know it is possible to stay on trac... Read more

  • UGH

    11/25/2015 10:05:11 AM, by YISKAMIRYAM

    I did not do well at all yesterday. Its amazing how one day can seriously screw up the scale the next morning. I don't know exactly how much I ov... Read more

  • Turkey!

    11/24/2015 12:55:09 PM, by YISKAMIRYAM

    I'm about to pick up a free turkey if all goes well and then I'm almost done with crazy. Maybe I'll get one workout in before thanksgiving. LOL!!... Read more


    11/23/2015 2:13:05 PM, by YISKAMIRYAM

    I want to burn some extra calories for Thur but I've been sooo busy already and I see nothing but more of the same. AND I am so exhausted. I'm n... Read more

  • Its been a good day

    11/21/2015 4:14:26 PM, by YISKAMIRYAM

    I'm not talking about food, because I'm sure I've went over. Its easy to do. I was able to get tall boots yesterday and I even had enough for a p... Read more

  • Life Throws Curveballs Sometimes

    11/20/2015 2:45:55 PM, by YISKAMIRYAM

    Its been a really hard day emotionally, but things are looking up. Hopefully all of the things I am dealing with will work out. As I go through t... Read more

  • Finally! A breakthrough!

    11/18/2015 9:49:15 AM, by YISKAMIRYAM

    I did it! I did not midnight snack! It was hard and I almost caved but then as I walked in the hallway I stepped on a sewing needle. The slight p... Read more

  • Learning

    11/17/2015 12:30:35 PM, by YISKAMIRYAM

    I've taken some steps to contnue motivating myself. The first is that I'm trying to read scripture every morning so that I can start my heart ou... Read more

  • SICK

    11/15/2015 4:54:34 PM, by YISKAMIRYAM

    I'm not feeling so well and will probably take some medicine soon. I'm on the fence with exercise but will track my food in a bit. I have not eat... Read more

  • It will happen

    11/14/2015 11:01:35 AM, by YISKAMIRYAM

    One morning I will wake up having not gotten up in the middle of the night to eat. This was not that morning. However I feel like I've turned a c... Read more

  • Mobile Issues

    11/13/2015 10:33:03 AM, by YISKAMIRYAM

    The mobile site is down right now. Plus the regular site was not working correctly, but I got all of my foods logged in. I'm still struggling... Read more

  • Midnight Snacking

    11/12/2015 12:47:59 PM, by YISKAMIRYAM

    I seem to be able to control myself during the day but night time is hard. Last night I told myself I would not but I did. I think I will find so... Read more

  • SP on mobile

    11/11/2015 10:01:49 AM, by YISKAMIRYAM

    I don't have a smartphone but rely on cell phone internet. SP has vastly improved their site although it has its bugs. I also am not sure half t... Read more

  • Confession

    11/10/2015 11:11:19 AM, by YISKAMIRYAM

    I was doing so well until I woke up in the middle of the night with cramps. I proceeded to scarf down a boatload of candy. Ugh. Probably consumed... Read more

  • November goals

    11/10/2015 9:03:33 AM, by AP17182

    My goals for this month are: 1. to remember all that I am thankful for 2. to get some form of exercise daily, no matter how long it is 3. to n... Read more


    11/9/2015 12:39:20 PM, by YISKAMIRYAM

    Well I gained 13 lbs as of this am but I am not down or discourraged. Why? 1. I'd lost 15 from stress. So really I am 2 lbs lighter than before m... Read more

  • Jeans

    11/8/2015 8:52:05 AM, by YISKAMIRYAM

    I had to buy jeans last night because I'm tired of feeling like a rolled sausage. I'm sad that I had to buy a size 18. I'm afraid to get on the s... Read more

  • This week

    11/7/2015 11:33:32 AM, by AP17182

    I exercised all 7 days. I have never done that. 2 of those days, I took a class with my 13 yr old dd. Love having someone willing to work out wit... Read more

  • Weigh in

    10/28/2015 11:49:20 PM, by AP17182

    Two weeks down 5 lbs. Yay!! More than weight loss, I am seeing changes in my clothes and the way I see myself.... Read more

  • Anxious

    10/23/2015 3:04:48 PM, by AP17182

    Headed to an amusement park with the family for the weekend. What if I am still too big? I don't want to be embarrassed. On a different note, my... Read more

  • Starting to Feel Better

    10/16/2015 1:20:56 PM, by YISKAMIRYAM

    I've been on my new medication for 2 days now. I feel like I turned the corner this morning and am not coughing nearly as much. I think on Sunday... Read more

  • Visits

    10/15/2015 1:52:08 PM, by YISKAMIRYAM

    First off, I visited the doc yesteday and got an inhaler. Its slowly helping. Also, I've never mentioned this before, my husband is in prison.... Read more

  • Today

    10/14/2015 5:34:57 PM, by AP17182

    I weighed today for the 1st time in 3 weeks. I only lost 3 lbs. I am not sure of whether to be upset or to be thankful for the 3lbs and the fact ... Read more

  • Asthma

    10/14/2015 12:52:14 PM, by YISKAMIRYAM

    Its that time of year for me. I usually struggle with getting in propper nutrition and exercise during this time of year. This year is no excepti... Read more

  • Living more Simply

    10/13/2015 11:11:45 AM, by YISKAMIRYAM

    Clutter frustrates me and I have a ton of it. Every day since Saturday I've been working on clearing out more of it. Less is more, so the less th... Read more

  • Day 46 of Whole30--obviously going longer than 30 days. :-)

    10/9/2015 9:20:33 PM, by NORTHWOODSMOM8

    Hi everyone. Just wanted to stop by and say hi and that I'm still going on my Whole30 [second round]. I had a pretty rough weekend last weekend... Read more

  • Gaining Weight

    10/9/2015 1:30:29 PM, by YISKAMIRYAM

    I have gained at least 12 lbs. Alot of this is due to overeating because of stress. I made a new system where I keep track on a large index card.... Read more

  • Round 2 Day 1

    9/24/2015 7:46:44 AM, by NORTHWOODSMOM8

    Dearest Friends! I'm SO excited! I lost 7.6#'s during my first Whole30! I'm such a hard nut to crack for weight loss! I have Hashimoto's thyr... Read more

  • Tomorrow is Day 30 of Whole30 Challenge

    9/22/2015 8:46:03 PM, by NORTHWOODSMOM8

    So I was encouraged on the Whole30 challenge to write a little "After Action Report" or AAR. Question #1 What went well? Af... Read more

  • Day 25 Whole30

    9/18/2015 9:21:46 PM, by NORTHWOODSMOM8

    Day 25 and changing things up a bit!!  Tastes SO delicious!  Cooked my wild-caught salmon in coconut oil with rosemary, chives and p... Read more

  • Staying within calorie range...

    9/17/2015 5:21:18 PM, by MOMMYMEMOMMY

    I find that staying within calorie range is so important. I had gotten down to 230 before this last baby (now 7 months old), and looking back at... Read more

  • Day 23 Whole 30

    9/16/2015 8:48:07 PM, by NORTHWOODSMOM8

    I was SO disgruntled and bored last night but the LORD gave me grace. And today I changed things up. I had the best chicken salad for lunch: ch... Read more

  • Ultimate Healthy Living

    9/12/2015 9:21:58 PM, by NORTHWOODSMOM8

    I have a dear friend who has an AMAZING blog and I found out about this bundle through her. If you're interested in essential oils, healthier li... Read more

  • Back to the hard work

    9/12/2015 8:47:53 PM, by LASTCHANCE1952

    I took a few weeks off from my laptop. Sometimes I just need a break from checking email, Facebook, and Sparkmail, because I end up staying on-l... Read more

  • Day 18 Whole30

    9/11/2015 11:00:32 AM, by NORTHWOODSMOM8

    I was able to fit into a skinnier pair of jeans today! ... Read more

  • Day 16 of Whole30

    9/9/2015 6:50:53 PM, by NORTHWOODSMOM8

    I can honestly, from the bottom of my heart, say that this fajitas salad was EVERYthing I love about Mexican without cheese, sour cream or grains... Read more

  • back again

    9/9/2015 10:40:32 AM, by AP17182

    I have been back on here for about a month. I need to stay forever. I gained back about 30 pounds while I wee gone. Have lost 10 since I have bee... Read more

  • Day 14 Whole30

    9/7/2015 10:02:47 PM, by NORTHWOODSMOM8

    While my family had grilled brats, potato salad, baked beans and grilled corn on the cob, I enjoyed salad greens with grilled all natural [no sug... Read more

  • Day 11 of Whole 30

    9/4/2015 7:34:15 AM, by NORTHWOODSMOM8

    Day 11 for me. Horrible headache last night but good this morning. The program has you cut grains, dairy, sugar [even stevia and xylitol], ... Read more

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