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  • Weekly Weigh-In

    5/26/2015 9:18:23 AM, by ALTRIA_FATE

    Forgot to do this yesterday, so here we are: Weigh yourself - 202.2 (down from 202.6) Measure your Waist - 37.25 (down from 38.75) M... Read more

  • Wedding Jitters

    5/24/2015 9:29:09 AM, by ALTRIA_FATE

    Not my wedding, obviously... but... Two really good friends of mine are getting married mid-June, and I just realized that's less than a mon... Read more

  • Work is hard work!

    5/22/2015 8:56:53 PM, by VELVETALCHEMIST

    Last night we had a scrub-n-recoat at work, which means the closing crew has to remove anything on the floor that isn't screwed down. If it's on ... Read more

  • On to the Next Goal!

    5/18/2015 9:49:34 AM, by ALTRIA_FATE

    Weigh yourself - 202.6 (down from 206.2) Measure your Waist - 38.75 (down from 40.5) Measure your Hips - 45.25 (down from 45.5) Measure ... Read more

  • Cherries and berries and 2 pounds down, oh my!

    5/17/2015 5:05:50 PM, by VELVETALCHEMIST

    21 day log-in streak here. Holy carp. O.o Of course, there are days where I'm about to crash for bed and I think, "OMG I forgot to log in! AUGH!... Read more

  • Back for Good

    5/17/2015 10:47:32 AM, by ALTRIA_FATE

    I've been having various issues the past few weeks that prevented me from being here, but I'm back and ready to update on what has happened in th... Read more

  • The usual frustrations

    5/12/2015 8:56:05 AM, by TARISAANDE2

    I've been active. VERY active. And normally I'd blame my inability to lose weight on the fact I simply eat too much, but I don't think I've been ... Read more

  • Tired Legs

    5/6/2015 9:18:49 AM, by TARISAANDE2

    So I didn't get to walk into Harvard yesterday because, of course, the traffic was stupid. So I went to the Concord Dike instead and walked there... Read more

  • "Rest" day and tea

    5/5/2015 4:01:19 PM, by TARISAANDE2

    By rest day I mean, "no class at the gym or running". Walking is still on the docket. I think a no walking day would be an "I'm dead/inclement we... Read more

  • A little competition 'mongst the fabric slingers...

    5/3/2015 10:12:58 PM, by VELVETALCHEMIST

    My boss has been freaking out because she's gained weight. She's a tall, slender woman, and I can't tell she's gained, but she insists she has (a... Read more

  • In defense of Victoria Secret bras (not fitters)

    5/3/2015 9:43:26 AM, by TARISAANDE2

    So I just bought some new bras yesterday for the first time in 3-4 years. It was about time, the ones I bought 25 pounds ago were kind of worn ou... Read more

  • Love makes me chubby... and laziness. Definentely laziness.

    5/1/2015 2:06:01 PM, by VELVETALCHEMIST

    The reality of the situation here is that my boyfriend and I suck at cooking. There, I said it. I admit it, I avoid cooking. I hate wasting food,... Read more

  • Seriously?!

    4/30/2015 9:19:48 PM, by VELVETALCHEMIST

    There is no greater reality check than a skirt that won't zip. I have this skirt. It's red, it's plaid, it's pleated, and it would have loo... Read more

  • It's been awhile

    4/30/2015 12:10:10 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I got off track something bad. Now, it's time to, at least, return my food and exercise levels to normal. Hopefully, after I regain normalcy, ... Read more

  • Apologies for the gap in blogs!

    4/30/2015 8:24:41 AM, by POMATOJUICE

    We've been working on vacation prep. so I haven't given much thought to anything else. Lunch with my dad& his new fiancée went well. I think I... Read more

  • On Getting Off Track, Hopping Back On, and Confusion

    4/28/2015 8:58:32 AM, by ALTRIA_FATE

    So I had a friend visit, which took me off my exercise regime, and then I just kind of... stayed off. I feel really guilty about it, and so I've ... Read more

  • Ok to start slow?

    4/26/2015 10:40:33 PM, by PUDDLEGLUMM

    I've only managed to hit my goal calorie range one this week. It's my first week tracking, but that still fells lame. Is this like alcoholism w... Read more

  • Day 193 of the 275 Day Challenge.

    4/26/2015 1:34:31 PM, by SLAPTHEFATCAT

    Well, this challenge didn't work... at all. In fact, I've gained weight from the beginning of the challenge. Not only have I gained weight, but I... Read more

  • Morning workout

    4/25/2015 8:27:00 PM, by PUDDLEGLUMM

    I'd really like to start excersizing before my morning ablutions, but I don't know where to start. I'm out of shape and am far from buff. Shou... Read more

  • A Tiny Victory

    4/23/2015 11:40:09 AM, by PUDDLEGLUMM

    I discovered a low cal/ high protein breakfast that I absolutely love! Bay shrimp in salsa fresca. It's amazing how much of an attitude boost thi... Read more

  • Getting Started

    4/23/2015 12:37:44 AM, by PUDDLEGLUMM

    I keep trying different strategies to loose weight and so far nothing has worked. My pattern seems to be that whenever I set out to manage my die... Read more

  • Short update!

    4/19/2015 11:10:52 AM, by POMATOJUICE

    Things around my house are getting a little exciting. Like, in the drama way. Not drama directly attached to me, but you know how it goes if yo... Read more

  • Ooops, some weeks went by!

    4/16/2015 8:47:53 AM, by POMATOJUICE

    Man, I fell off the blog wagon pretty fast. Here's what's up with me: Vacation Challenge: FAILING MISERABLY Since my slipup in the 1st... Read more

  • Day 2

    4/8/2015 11:11:40 PM, by BUBBLEGUM_FAIRY

    Ok, yesterday I did well. I went swimming at the Ymca and did some laps in the pool. I went on the exercise bike. Today, I have not done any exer... Read more

  • I did it!

    4/7/2015 4:58:04 PM, by ALTRIA_FATE

    So, yesterday, you all know I was feeling pretty down. I gained weight after a weekend of misguided decisions and resulting illness, I missed a w... Read more

  • Day ONE

    4/7/2015 1:19:03 PM, by BUBBLEGUM_FAIRY

    Ok, so today is the day I officially begin my journey again. First off, even if I don't get around to stopping by everyone's page individua... Read more

  • Bouncing back, in the bad way

    4/6/2015 8:39:54 AM, by ALTRIA_FATE

    Weigh yourself - 206.2 (up from 204.6) Measure your Waist - 40.5 (down from 41.5) Measure your Hips - 45.5 (up from 44.75) Measure your ... Read more

  • Are you ready for some FOOTBALL?!? Um... maybe?

    4/5/2015 9:27:24 PM, by VELVETALCHEMIST

    Ahh, Easter in Michigan, where you never know year to year what it's going to be like. Will there be four feet of snow on the ground and all the ... Read more

  • Struggling

    4/3/2015 11:29:03 AM, by POMATOJUICE

    I've been at it for years, but I still learn new stuff about myself all the time. I never really identified myself as an emotional eater, but I ... Read more

  • Hump Day

    4/1/2015 5:54:53 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I know Wednesday is nicknamed hump day, but jimmy cricket that was a long work day. I managed to talk to my boss about maybe maneuvering my desk ... Read more

  • Branching Out

    4/1/2015 12:06:35 PM, by ALTRIA_FATE

    This is just kind of a conglomeration of thoughts: KDOO82's comment the other day that I gained muscle and that's why I gained weight this p... Read more

  • 44 miles in 19 days!

    4/1/2015 12:15:03 AM, by ALTRIA_FATE

    I've been tracking how much distance I've been covering with my runs/walks. For March, I went 44 miles! That's about 2.3 miles a day, given that ... Read more

  • I love food

    3/30/2015 10:38:55 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I love food, of all kinds but especially intense flavors. Sweet, salty, etc. Flavors that you can "live in", and can distract from the tell world... Read more

  • Just what I was afraid of

    3/30/2015 10:18:27 AM, by ALTRIA_FATE

    Weigh yourself - 204.6 (up from 203.2) Measure your Waist - 41.5 (down from 42) Measure your Hips - 44.75 (up from 44.5) Measure your T... Read more

  • So, what's next?

    3/28/2015 11:44:16 PM, by POMATOJUICE

    I'm still plugging along. Things are going ok. I've really been feeling a lot better this week than I have in a really long time. I hope it ho... Read more

  • Progress

    3/27/2015 11:51:36 AM, by ALTRIA_FATE

    This week's running has me doing a total of 9 minutes per session, with two segments of 3 minutes of running. I didn't think I was going to be ab... Read more

  • Where to go

    3/26/2015 9:05:53 PM, by BUBBLEGUM_FAIRY

    Somehow I have gotten very off track, and it has been many months since I have logged into spark. I got a laptop for my birthday this year ... Read more

  • Tried out Zumba

    3/26/2015 7:37:34 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    It was fun. First time in a while where I did a full hour of intense exercise without (hardly) stopping. Note to self: Bring puffer next time. ... Read more

  • I. Want. It.

    3/24/2015 8:38:34 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I want to be free from this weight; literal and figuratively. God, I want it. I've got this poster: "If it's both terrifying and amazing then you... Read more

  • Hotcon wrapup

    3/24/2015 9:59:17 AM, by POMATOJUICE

    Again, I'll edit this later with pics, since they are all on my phone and I really prefer to type on a regular keyboard when I'm doing this. ... Read more

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