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  • 11/20/14

    11/20/2014 7:48:48 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I had a good meeting today, and made a few more contacts. I don't want to jinx a job chance, but I heard back from a recruiter who said that the... Read more

  • Making it count (PAWSE)

    11/19/2014 11:16:44 PM, by 13UST_IT

    Filling out my tracking thread post today I realized just how much I've let myself slip. Not weight-wise, luckily. I had a great loss last week a... Read more

  • I Chose a Workout Alternative

    11/19/2014 4:09:43 PM, by SUSIEGKORN

    When I was a kid/teen/twenty-something, I would bake in the sun unprotected and would even use baby oil to "get a better tan". Not smart, I know... Read more

  • 11/18/14

    11/18/2014 7:21:45 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well day 1 of the job search. Sent out 5 resumes and letters answering two ads and three cold calls. I am too old for this. I don't want to th... Read more

  • 11/17/14

    11/17/2014 10:45:55 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Spent most of the day catching up on emails and doing chores for my wife. St a yed I doors as was very cold today. Tomorrow will dedicate day g... Read more

  • Monday Morning Whoo-hoos!

    11/17/2014 9:38:52 AM, by SUSIEGKORN

    I was actually looking forward t... Read more

  • 11/16/14

    11/16/2014 7:56:04 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well the conference ended up being so good. So spiritual and thought provoking. I didn't expect it to get me to do so much soul searching but i... Read more

  • Positive Self-Talk

    11/15/2014 10:32:24 AM, by SUSIEGKORN

    Do you ever give yourself a Spark Goodie with a note to yourself? I do on occasion, but am thinking I should do it regularly. I am a firm believe... Read more

  • 11/13/14

    11/13/2014 9:01:45 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Training is fantastic, never knew there was so much to learn about serving the poor. I am invigurated by what I am learning. Tomorrow is our pe... Read more

  • I want a Cookie... Bargaining or Not- The Food Demon

    11/13/2014 9:15:31 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    The Holidays have foods galore sparking around like ornaments on trees glowing to get our attention. What's worse is these are EMOTIONAL FOODS! ... Read more

  • Can I Survive the Holidays? Yes. Will I?

    11/13/2014 6:57:35 AM, by CLASCOTT

    It is hard for me to admit that the holidays are just around the corner. I have been in denial for several weeks, but every time I step into a s... Read more

  • WOOT! Finally got my 20# TOPS WINNER charm!

    11/12/2014 7:16:58 PM, by KNIT1PURL2LOSE3

    The funny thing is, I actually earned it at last week's weigh in, but I didn't think I had. I had my beginning TOPS weigh wrong in my memory bank... Read more

  • 11/11/14

    11/11/2014 8:52:40 PM, by RHOOK20047

    First of all thank you to all veterans for your unselfishness to protect the freedoms we take for granted. Tomorrow I am leaving for Indianapoli... Read more

  • Night Time Eating- My Coping Skills

    11/11/2014 12:29:02 PM, by ~INDYGIRL

    I'm a terrible night time eater. I wake up through the night and hit the kitchen like a ravenous zombie. I don't know how to stop myself becaus... Read more

  • 11/10/14

    11/10/2014 7:21:23 PM, by RHOOK20047

    This day was a bummer, didn't really get much done that I wanted to as far as job hunting. With leaving town Wed. - Sun. I am afraid to apply a... Read more

  • Miss My Mom and Some Diet Thoughts

    11/10/2014 5:18:42 PM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Today I was looking through my antiques missing my parents. I lost my dad whe... Read more

  • 11/7/14

    11/7/2014 11:02:12 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, this was a quiet day, I ran my butt of and accomplished little. Oh well tomorrow is another day. I did get some things done for my wife, ... Read more

  • A New Beginning?

    11/7/2014 12:00:56 PM, by ~INDYGIRL

    I've been stuck in the 210-240 realm for 2 years now... currently 229-230 dep... Read more

  • 11/6/14

    11/6/2014 8:33:00 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Had the first phone interview for the job I don't feel I am qualified for, but went through it to get the first on under my belt. It went as bad... Read more

  • 11/5/14

    11/5/2014 8:06:27 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well a good friend of mine called me up after hearing I had lost my job and wanted to talk to me about a possibility that I might be interested i... Read more

  • Making my Health a Priority

    11/4/2014 7:17:32 PM, by SUSIEGKORN

    Happy to report that I'm doing well ~ 2 days in a row now! I even had a wonderful 75 minute water workout today! I've been eating plenty of fruit... Read more

  • 11/3/14

    11/3/2014 7:49:23 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well the auction is over and we raised about $9,700.00 profit. This morning was painful, when I woke up, I really didn't have a reason to get up... Read more

  • Been awhile.....

    11/3/2014 2:03:55 PM, by TRAVELISMYGAME

    So I had planned to post this blog on Saturday, but Saturday ended up being quite a busy day for me and Sunday was even busier! I have real... Read more

  • Feedback, not Setback!

    11/3/2014 10:57:02 AM, by KNIT1PURL2LOSE3

    Okay, when it comes to my weight loss, I'm a bit of a geek. Or nerd, if you prefer. I love data and numbers and math. Always have. So it makes se... Read more

  • Can this be the day?

    11/3/2014 8:48:27 AM, by SUSIEGKORN

    Can this be the day? The day that I finally realize it's time to get and STAY on track? I've been having some success with losing a few pounds la... Read more

  • Friends & Choices

    11/2/2014 5:31:27 PM, by WILLOWEAGLE

    To answer today's question, yes, my friend's are an awesome support system for me in obtaining my goals. Unfortunately, I do not get to physica... Read more

  • Starting Shape Reclaimed

    11/2/2014 4:06:29 PM, by SUZANNEM

    So I have decided to try Shape Reclaimed again for November/December. I currently have 80 pounds to lose in order to get to a healthy BMI. I ha... Read more

  • 10/30/14

    10/30/2014 10:30:43 PM, by RHOOK20047

    It has been a long two weeks. I lost my job and seems like I lost my self-worth. I know it is not true but it sure feels that way. I have put ... Read more

  • Spark Activity Tracker not even tracking 25% of my steps!

    10/30/2014 9:18:15 PM, by KNIT1PURL2LOSE3

    I've had it with this Spark Activity Tracker. Sure, it's oh so cool they way it uploads the data wirelessly in the background. But at the end of ... Read more

  • Our 24th Anniversary!

    10/29/2014 9:55:04 PM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Above is 2004m when I weighed 460, but still, a proud hubby on my arm. The n... Read more

  • I Finally Weigh Less Than HALF My Original Body Weight Again

    10/28/2014 11:50:40 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    I was stuck on an up and down plateau for the longest time, but it finally broke and I hit 227 today! My original weight was 460 and my lowest w... Read more

  • Sunday Blues

    10/26/2014 3:28:25 PM, by STLSUE01

    I'm crashed. I'm tired of being everybody's Pollyanna (or Annie, as my friend Pat in Paducah calls me). Sometimes optimism demands a high pr... Read more

  • Sunny Saturday

    10/25/2014 8:29:14 AM, by STLSUE01

    Our washing machine hasn't worked right since August, and I've been gettin... Read more

  • 10/24/2014

    10/24/2014 8:52:38 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well I have set up my routine to begin in earnest for job hunting next week. Margaret returns to work on Monday and is doing fantasticly well. ... Read more

  • It's Been a Good Week

    10/24/2014 1:55:22 PM, by STLSUE01

    Overall, it's been a good week. I'm starting to become interested in photography again, which I have missed. My problem has been that my hip... Read more

  • PAWSE (Belated x2)

    10/23/2014 9:42:21 PM, by 13UST_IT

    This challenge has been... well, challenging. Instead of being a positive stress, at times I have felt overwhelmed by all it involves. Perha... Read more

  • Still Taking Small Steps

    10/23/2014 9:52:06 AM, by STLSUE01

    Blog day 17 I gotta. I gotta take the small steps. Last night, my friend Britt and I had dinner at a new barbecue place on the Del... Read more

  • I Have Experience in Wednesdays

    10/22/2014 9:53:22 AM, by STLSUE01

    So yesterday, my micromanaging home office made sure we were all prepped by making sure we got copies of the "Crisis Response Guide." The bottom ... Read more

  • 10/21/14

    10/21/2014 9:58:08 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, I have accepted the reality of my situation,, and will begin my new job search. I refuse to fall into depression eating. I won't sabotage... Read more

  • Slow Stepping

    10/21/2014 9:48:57 AM, by STLSUE01

    Day 15 Today I want to crawl back into bed, even though I'm at work. I feel like I have some big decisions ahead of me, and I don't wan... Read more

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