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  • Going off the rails on a Crazy Train

    2/9/2016 4:35:37 PM, by ANGRITTER

    ... Thank you Ozzy. Those 10 pounds I gained overnight. I lost them overnight too. It wasn't a scale malfunction because it happened to no one... Read more

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    Surgery Date! Winter Photos.

    2/9/2016 3:33:44 PM, by _LINDA

    The big machine that is responsible for tearing down the remains of the bridge! My foot surgery date is March 22! Finally! I was concern... Read more

  • Back up on my feet

    2/9/2016 11:56:52 AM, by JANNY316

    I am back up on my feet this week-yay! Been two weeks since I have been able to get much of any movement at all. Felt like such a slug! Even w... Read more

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    Bridge Demolition II

    2/9/2016 12:53:11 AM, by _LINDA

    One span of the bridge being demolished There were no less than four guys operating drones: Read more

  • still exercising

    2/8/2016 7:10:28 PM, by SBECKER526

    I really enjoy exercising. I try to walk 3 miles each day. I am cycling 30 minutes on days I don't get to classes. I do one tai chi class , one... Read more

  • Here I go again. Again. Repeat...

    2/8/2016 5:45:49 PM, by ANGRITTER

    (Let me preface by saying I'm known to be a bit of a o... Read more

  • 2/6/16

    2/6/2016 9:58:51 AM, by TONYAYARB

    This morning started very rough but eventually I started feeling better. Man I miss caffeine on those days. I was just able to walk a half mile o... Read more

  • Friday 2/5/16

    2/5/2016 6:33:59 AM, by PURPLE0906

    Well got through the colonoscopy. The place I went to was so packed at 7:30 am. I have to say everyone that worked there was extra nice. They wer... Read more

  • 2/5/16

    2/5/2016 6:16:36 AM, by TONYAYARB

    Feeling motivated today. I am even going to try a little exercise today. I will have to start slow but at least it will be something. Going for 1... Read more

  • A step back

    2/4/2016 11:22:01 AM, by FABGRAMMA

    Well I was doing fairly well then had to make a trip to the city to see my sisters, lot's of running with one for some errands, doesn't drive and... Read more

  • Lunch date with friends. :)

    2/4/2016 10:47:20 AM, by BETHUMZ

    I had the most fantastic lunch date with some friends today. We had a blast. We went out for Mexican food. I didn't even have to feel too guilty ... Read more

  • 2/3/16

    2/3/2016 7:25:34 PM, by TONYAYARB

    Still trucking along, begrudgingly at time, but still tracking like I'm suppose to and not going over my calories. The food is fine and the calor... Read more

  • Did You Guys See This???

    2/3/2016 8:35:28 AM, by BETHUMZ

    I just discovered the new "Add Quick Entry" feature under the Add Food section (It's also on the phone app.) and I'm So Excited! NOW I HAVE ... Read more

  • 2/3/2016

    2/3/2016 8:07:59 AM, by PURPLE0906

    Lilly stayed with us from last Thursday night until last Sunday night. She had a ball playing in the snow, john reading to her, playing with sand... Read more

  • 2/2/16

    2/2/2016 6:55:37 AM, by TONYAYARB

    Disappointing day on the scale. I gained a pound. I was very good about tracking and didn't cheat at all this week. I am really hoping it's fluid... Read more

  • And So It Begins... Peroneal Tendon Surgery

    2/1/2016 11:36:12 AM, by KIMMYWIZZIE1

    I returned to the foot surgeon today to hear what the verdict is on my foot. As I suspected, I will need surgery to fix it. What I didn't e... Read more

  • 2/1/16

    2/1/2016 7:58:54 AM, by TONYAYARB

    Feeling better today so I am trying to take advantage of that. I did sleep in a little this morning but not too bad. I am trying to be on point t... Read more

  • Sunday Funday

    1/31/2016 6:25:41 AM, by TONYAYARB

    Moving around a little better, let's hope I am able to get more done today without overdoing it.... Read more

  • Hobble in my Wobble

    1/30/2016 6:23:44 AM, by TONYAYARB

    Well the last 2 days I have had to use my cane because of pain. I would really like to add in more exercise but haven't been able yet. Having RA ... Read more

  • Short blog 1/29/2016

    1/29/2016 12:28:19 PM, by PURPLE0906

    Yesterday Melissa had the day off and come over with the kids and laundry. Lilly stayed overnight and she is staying again tonight. Grayson and L... Read more

  • Guess I'm gonna need a new one!

    1/29/2016 11:59:03 AM, by BETHUMZ

    Last night I was shaking my hand at something and one of my rings went flying off of my hand! I just laughed. They've been getting pretty loose b... Read more

  • Appreciation for all those who helped during our 30 inch storm

    1/27/2016 11:21:47 PM, by SBECKER526

    All o f the people who touched my life during the storm gave of themselves. From the drivers who brought key personnel to our residence to keep ... Read more

  • Frustrated but not giving up

    1/27/2016 1:46:28 PM, by JANNY316

    I have had to get a cortisone shot in my knee and it won't cure what is going on but may give me a couple of pain free months. Every time I get ... Read more

  • I am feeling much better

    1/27/2016 11:43:32 AM, by BETHUMZ

    Would you believe a raging case of PMS may have been to blame??? That would have also explained the migraine headache I'd had the day before! I a... Read more

  • Tuesday 01/26/2016

    1/26/2016 6:19:34 PM, by NYKIMMIE

    I had the day off,got some 30 minute workouts in. My kayak was delivered today,i'm ready for summer. ... Read more

  • Health Update

    1/26/2016 4:48:59 PM, by BKWERM

    Good afternoon. I had a meeting with Return to Work (RTW) Services at work last Wednesday that included my boss and my union rep. The rep f... Read more

  • Set back, switcheroo and motto chanting!

    1/26/2016 9:43:49 AM, by TONYAYARB

    I decided to move my weigh in day to Tuesdays. For me and my husband, Tuesdays are our "Fridays" since his off days are Wednesday and Thursday. I... Read more

  • My Journey with Yoga

    1/26/2016 9:37:09 AM, by KIMMYWIZZIE1

    Due to my RA and Psoriatic Arthritis, I am in pain every day of my life. I got hooked up with a plus size yoga master online at Body Positive Yog... Read more

  • 1/26/2016

    1/26/2016 8:46:53 AM, by PURPLE0906

    Last week was busy going to PT and Doctor's. Had a really good session with my Psychologist who believes that my family Doctor does not realize h... Read more

  • A New Year and soon a new Me

    1/25/2016 12:36:32 PM, by NDHUNTRESS

    As of 1/1/2016 my insurance company now covers WLS with pre-approval if I meet certain criteria. I re-started the process today with an upda... Read more

  • So I need to...

    1/25/2016 7:40:22 AM, by LINDAJOYWK

    I need to get serious. Eating while necessary can be an addiction. My mind understands this, but the addiction remains. I've been stuck inside ... Read more

  • Day #22 Disappointed but not Discouraged

    1/23/2016 3:04:17 PM, by DMREEVES2010

    I have been on SP for the umpteenth time and have always lost a bit of weight in the beginning but then I plateau and get discouraged and quit. ... Read more

  • 2016 so far

    1/22/2016 7:03:36 PM, by 4-1HEALTHYCYNDI

    2016 is off to a rocky start. It is nearing the end of January and Iím still struggling to even come up with my goals for the year, month; week.... Read more

  • Leaving On A Jet Plane...

    1/22/2016 12:40:26 AM, by BLUBBERBLASTER5

    Tonight at 10:00pm we were suppose to pick Todd up at the airport. He was visiting his dad all week in South Carolina. There was bad weather in C... Read more

  • Rough Day

    1/21/2016 10:04:09 PM, by TONYAYARB

    Today was not a good diet day. I didn't eat well and went over my calorie limit. In the past I would say oh well and go off the diet for good bec... Read more

  • My Feet... The Bane of My Existence

    1/21/2016 11:06:45 AM, by KIMMYWIZZIE1

    Well, went to the foot surgeon on Monday for a consultation. I will be having an MRI to confirm what he's pretty sure of already. I have longitud... Read more

  • I haven't opened the chocolate yet...

    1/21/2016 8:29:43 AM, by BETHUMZ

    I had a terrible fight with my father last night. It's my own fault - I'd had a glass of wine, I've been depressed, I'd just come from talking to... Read more

  • Turkey & Sweet Potato Chili Recipe

    1/20/2016 10:20:54 PM, by JANISMKW

    I am posting this at the request of Alicia363, after I mentioned it in a comment on one of her blogs. This was given to me by my doctor at a me... Read more

  • Thank you - Cortisone Injection question

    1/19/2016 3:17:45 PM, by PURPLE0906

    I want to thank everyone for the best wishes, hugs, thoughts and prayers. I went to the Spine Center this morning and really like the Doctor. I a... Read more

  • 3 Out Of 4 Of Those Pounds Are GONE!

    1/19/2016 8:22:04 AM, by BETHUMZ

    I kicked them to the sidewalk! I got right back on track and it felt good. Lots of veggies and salads and soup and fruit! I've ... Read more

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