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  • I'm such a loser...

    7/24/2017 11:14:55 AM, by CFODEL

    I am such a loser that I actually LOST weight this week in my 5% challenge. A whole pound! I was actually down more on Friday, but our weigh-in... Read more

  • When one door closes...

    7/24/2017 8:41:36 AM, by DYANNE4293

    The doors we open and close each day decide the lives we live. -- Flora Whittemore We often hear the phrase, "When one door shuts, another opens... Read more

  • Jealousy

    7/23/2017 6:06:21 AM, by DYANNE4293

    Ousting the Green Demon Victory over Jealousy. We hear of successful people who drop their old friends after moving up the ladder. Maybe, howeve... Read more

  • Momentum?

    7/22/2017 7:24:38 PM, by _RAMONA

    Okay... I just have to put this some place, and since this is the only place I can speak freely about my experience, this is where it's going. ... Read more

  • Any Experience?

    7/22/2017 3:32:12 PM, by _RAMONA

    I love, love, LOVE this dress: ...and THIS (... Read more

  • Relying on God

    7/22/2017 11:38:14 AM, by DYANNE4293

    Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done. --C. S. Lewis We often try to turn our will and our life o... Read more

  • TGIF!

    7/21/2017 3:59:52 PM, by CFODEL

    It's Friday, and I have survived two days of my youngest child being able to drive himself in my car... alone. I must say, not having to haul my... Read more

  • Lost 1.8 lbs this week

    7/20/2017 8:55:02 AM, by TIGERSPEECH

    I couldn't be happier that I have pushed through my weight plateau. The best thing I learned this time was to never give up. I have a goal in... Read more

  • Slowly....

    7/18/2017 9:31:51 AM, by CFODEL

    The weight is starting to come off. I think I am losing water weight at the moment. I am having to pee a lot (sorry, I know, TMI) even though m... Read more

  • Uncluttered My Mind

    7/18/2017 9:15:04 AM, by DYANNE4293

    More important than learning how to recall things is finding ways to forget things that are cluttering the mind. Before going to sleep at night, ... Read more

  • video blog Video Blog
    Giving Up?

    7/16/2017 5:02:11 AM, by _RAMONA

    Original video: http://www.youtube.com/w
    atch?v=ZKSWXzAnVe0 Never. I want to do more with my life th... Read more

  • Two days in...

    7/14/2017 8:57:40 AM, by CFODEL

    Well, this is day 3 of taking 325 mg of supplemental iron a day. Day 1 I took it with breakfast, and noticed nothing other than a brief spurt of... Read more

  • At the Heart of Things... (Bonne Madone)

    7/12/2017 4:12:09 PM, by _RAMONA

    ...I'm a deeply-rooted soul... a fast-growing weed that sends her tap-root deep... before truth is revealed above ground. Camping has always... Read more

  • And the results are in....

    7/12/2017 9:27:25 AM, by CFODEL

    Yep, iron deficient! Iron was 38 -- Normal is 45 - 160 Iron Saturation is 9 -- Normal is 11 - 5... Read more

  • GI Visit

    7/12/2017 8:07:55 AM, by CFODEL

    Warning: This blog entry will most likely be TMI for some. You have been warned. I had a surprisingly good visit with the gastroenterologi... Read more

  • Slimmer summer

    7/12/2017 7:39:28 AM, by TIGERSPEECH

    Since June 22, 2017, I've lost 5.6 lbs 6/22 Starting weight 6/29 -4.0 7/1 -.6 7/5 -.4 GOAL 1 MET TO LOSE 5 LBS. 7/12 ... Read more

  • Yes, I've been away...

    7/11/2017 3:43:28 AM, by _RAMONA

    ...most recently GLAMPING! (For those not "in the know," and as defined by Urban Dictionary: "Going camping, but with glamour. A combinatio... Read more

  • Where to start?

    7/10/2017 6:49:03 PM, by CFODEL

    Goodness, what a busy few weeks! On vacation for the last three weeks (other than 3 days) so I have NOT been home. High/low moments: ... Read more

  • Here Comes the Sun? Nope!

    7/8/2017 3:21:58 PM, by PRETTYHAPPY

    Bye Complicated Dots! Well, I gave u... Read more

  • Recognize my own faults

    7/7/2017 7:09:23 AM, by DYANNE4293

    He has the right to criticize who has the heart to help. -- Abraham Lincoln Our negative judgments of others very frequently inform us of our ow... Read more

  • Pass it On

    7/6/2017 5:53:25 PM, by DYANNE4293

    My parents believed in honesty and hard work and they passed that on to me. --Monty Cralley Most of us can think of a number of things we can cr... Read more

  • Today I will...

    7/5/2017 8:17:41 PM, by DYANNE4293

    Today, I will focus on asking God to show me what He wants me to do. I will ask God for the power to do that; then I will go ahead and get the jo... Read more

  • A New Me Wants A New Name

    7/5/2017 1:23:26 PM, by PRETTYHAPPY

    The thought is percolating to rename myself here. SunGoddess is not an option apparently. There are 8 here at SP with variation... Read more

  • This Girl Can Grill! Happy Independence Day!

    7/4/2017 10:01:34 PM, by PRETTYHAPPY

    Happy holiday! We be chillin' ... Read more

  • Freedom

    7/4/2017 10:35:41 AM, by DYANNE4293

    Recovery sets us free. Freedom is what recovery is all about. Not only are we free from addictive behavior, but we are free to become who we are... Read more

  • Love is...

    7/3/2017 5:04:01 PM, by DYANNE4293

    Love is the ability and willingness to allow those that you care for to be what they choose for themselves, without any insistence that they sati... Read more

  • Month #5 10% weight lost

    7/2/2017 2:23:02 PM, by PITTER6

    I can't stop this yo yo weight lost. When I have a good month, I let up too much and the next one is not as good. I'm down, but not what I woul... Read more

  • Procrastination

    7/2/2017 11:10:46 AM, by DYANNE4293

    Procrastination Higher Power, it was so easy to put things off during my addiction. I pray to remember that postponing facing up to reality is ... Read more

  • Week beg Mon 26 June 60,6kgs 3 day offensive

    7/2/2017 8:03:55 AM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Breakfast: 2 fried eggs and slice of smoky bacon in a little olive oil with health seeds sprinkled on, 1 soy yoghurt with 1 tsp maca powder and 3... Read more

  • Making Amends

    6/29/2017 4:45:54 PM, by DYANNE4293

    Making prompt amends is the fresh air of each new day. --Sandra Little Today brings us a new hill to climb and a new view from the top. Ta... Read more

  • "It might have been"

    6/27/2017 1:25:35 PM, by DYANNE4293

    Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, "It might have been." --John Greenleaf Whittier Unless we live in the now, we ar... Read more

  • Up and down, now to stay down

    6/25/2017 7:29:51 PM, by JANETOFNQ

    Fell off the wagon with camping friends (out of internet range), too much wine and too many sourdough hotcakes, pancakes and pies; I have a "no" ... Read more

  • We had a great trip to the mts. of NC

    6/25/2017 2:55:52 PM, by TIGERSPEECH

    We enjoyed time with old college friends. My BFF and I got in 2 long walks around Lake Junaluska. We were staying in Clyde, NC, which is near Ash... Read more

  • snacking

    6/25/2017 8:40:34 AM, by TXCURIOUS

    So, snacking in the evening is my biggest problem right now. I am doing well most of the day, but in the evening as soon as I sit down to put my ... Read more

  • dancing

    6/23/2017 6:32:32 PM, by TXCURIOUS

    hoopla smokes people, I danced today! I have not danced or been able to dance in God knows how many years... ages really! But today I danced!... Read more

  • Am I accepting myself or have I quit trying?

    6/23/2017 9:29:21 AM, by TIGERSPEECH

    After a wonderful weekend with my 2 grown children in Charleston, SC, I've noticed that my weight has crept upward. Today the scale, that unbend... Read more


    6/22/2017 4:59:16 PM, by KAYCULVER1955


  • Home is where the Spirit lives...

    6/22/2017 4:40:00 PM, by DYANNE4293

    A house is no home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as for the body. -- Margaret Fuller No matter how full our social... Read more

  • all you need is love

    6/21/2017 7:35:03 AM, by TXCURIOUS

    It is sad really how much each of us relays on others to make us feel better for ourselves. I am no exception... sadly. So when I started to f... Read more

  • Head Hunger

    6/20/2017 12:43:19 PM, by DYANNE4293

    Those of us who overeat are responding to distorted signals. When we consume food that harms rather than helps our bodies, we are eating in respo... Read more

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