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  • NOT back to where I was (yet), but also not where I used to be!

    9/20/2017 2:43:12 PM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    Duane's dad, Harold, who turned 89 on Monday, is visiting us from Iowa right now. In February, he lost his second wife after a very short illness... Read more

  • day 83

    9/14/2017 8:35:03 PM, by DONDAIN

    Almost 3 months straight. I'm dealing with some things right now so I may not be on here for any length of time. I want to keep my streak alive b... Read more

  • Okay--Trying Weight Watchers AGAIN!

    9/11/2017 12:34:39 PM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    So, my starting over on my own didn't work out so well. Now I'm up to 186.8. That hard work of August is out the window, I regained the 5 lbs. I ... Read more

  • Day 79

    9/10/2017 1:54:09 PM, by DONDAIN

    I know it has been about a month since I posted anything but the streak is still alive. I have 79 Days of logging in to Spark People. Some of tho... Read more

  • Not sure what to say

    9/2/2017 2:15:02 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    I see my life as very boring and I'm now 60 which is not helping and I am so disappointed that I did not reach my target of 11st or less by this ... Read more

  • A Look In The Mirror and Starting Over AGAIN -- Day ONE!!

    8/31/2017 12:56:04 PM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    Yesterday when I woke up, I walked into my bathroom and looked in the mirror. I saw an old woman. A woman, that I felt in that moment, would look... Read more

  • Day Ten--Back on Track!!

    8/24/2017 1:43:40 PM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    Every day on track is a victory. I'm not perfect--far from it--but dedicated to staying as true as possible to the WW plan and cutting out most o... Read more

  • Day Eight and Nine--Back on Track

    8/23/2017 11:33:21 AM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    I guess I've fallen down on my commitment to blog daily for 30 days. The days go by so quickly and before I know it, it's bedtime and I haven't b... Read more

  • Day Six and Seven--Back on Track

    8/21/2017 8:29:26 PM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    Too lazy to write yesterday, there wasn't much to write about, other than the scale dipping down to 180.8. Made the goal of being in the 170's be... Read more

  • Life has been awful

    8/20/2017 12:29:01 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    Sorry not been here for a while but life has thrown quite a lot at me recently, we had a 5 day break in W but Michael's mood was not good and he... Read more

  • Day Five--Back on Track

    8/19/2017 1:32:33 PM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    I'm still plugging away here. Yesterday for lunch I had a cheese steak at a local Mexican restaurant, without the bread. I didn't eat any of the ... Read more

  • Day Four--Back on Track

    8/18/2017 3:07:13 PM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    Just heard that BobcatGirl http://www.sparkpeople.com/myp
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  • Day Three--Back on Track

    8/17/2017 3:54:26 PM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    Still hanging in there. No snacking, or only one or two, and just good healthy stuff, nothing like the crackers and cookies I was sneaking. Yeste... Read more

  • Day Two--Back on Track

    8/16/2017 2:02:58 PM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    Maybe if I blog every day I can stay on track. Right now, right here, I am committing to blogging daily for the next 30 days. Last summer, Barb ... Read more

  • One Day Back on Track!

    8/15/2017 2:28:17 PM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    I made it through Monday, and didn't over-eat. GO ME!! I am so proud of myself. After three months of following WW carefully, rarely going over m... Read more

  • day 52/14

    8/14/2017 4:22:20 PM, by DONDAIN

    Personal Best streak for days logging in to Spark People. I did it. There were a couple of days during this time that I was really tired and did... Read more

  • Family

    8/14/2017 3:05:24 PM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    If you've read any of my blogs over the past seven plus years, you know how much I love my family. They are the most important thing in my life,... Read more

  • day 51/13

    8/13/2017 11:29:00 PM, by DONDAIN

    Today has been a great day. It is one of my dogs 9th birthday. We found him in my mom's front yard 8 years ago. The vet said he was about a year ... Read more

  • day 50/12

    8/12/2017 10:22:28 AM, by DONDAIN

    So, Taylor Swift's song "You Belong With Me" came on the radio the other day and it got me thinking about things. On how growing up so much empha... Read more

  • day 49/11

    8/11/2017 8:56:38 PM, by DONDAIN

    Still here. Did not have a chance to get on before work. I am tired but I got on anyway. Logged in and over 100 pt. Goal of 50.... Read more

  • I Slipped....But Back on Track Now

    8/10/2017 2:49:08 PM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    I was so proud of resisting temptation all weekend, first the wedding brunch/reception pastries, then the multitude of bowls full of chips and sa... Read more

  • day 48/10

    8/10/2017 9:09:12 AM, by DONDAIN

    It is early, the beginning of my day. I have not done anything with it other than take my vitamins and play with the dogs. Oh yea, I gave them br... Read more

  • day 47/9

    8/9/2017 11:07:54 PM, by DONDAIN

    Today is day 47/9. It's nice to see the consistency. I want to keep it up. I'm beginning to do a little more movement in my day. Just adding a li... Read more

  • day 46/8

    8/8/2017 10:32:13 PM, by DONDAIN

    46 days of logging in and 8 days of getting at least 50 spark points. I have to admit that today I am really tired and did not want to get on. I ... Read more

  • day 45/7

    8/7/2017 8:39:30 PM, by DONDAIN

    A month and a half....happy. I had to work today but got relieve 2 hours earlier than expected. I got to come home and play World of Warcraft for... Read more

  • Temptation Resisted

    8/7/2017 12:35:42 PM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    I am proud of myself this morning. Over the weekend I was faced with some circumstances that required more than my usual restraint. We went to a ... Read more

  • Day 44/6

    8/6/2017 8:30:28 PM, by DONDAIN

    Day 44 of logging in and day 6 of 50+ sp. I got a consistency trophy for last month. The first time in almost 11 years. Yes 11 years. I want to g... Read more

  • Sunday - Week 3 or 2 of Shift Shop

    8/6/2017 7:11:21 PM, by HOPEFULHIPPO

    At least it's supposed to be. I've had such a bad week last week that it was hard to really get into week 2. I did it....sort of. Very modifie... Read more

  • day 43, day 5

    8/5/2017 6:58:58 PM, by DONDAIN

    Today is 43 days straight of logging in to Spark People and Day 5 of getting at least 50 Spark Points. Usually over a hundred but at least 50. My... Read more

  • my "bad luck" week.

    8/5/2017 2:41:19 PM, by HOPEFULHIPPO

    Aw man, I was 19 days late; and not for work. I was so excited in a weird sense. To never have to "deal" with it again! But nooooo... Read more

  • day 42

    8/4/2017 8:20:08 AM, by DONDAIN

    Day 42. It is early morning before work so I don't have a lot to say about the day. I am feeling good and happy. I am ready for the day. I am gla... Read more

  • Day 41

    8/3/2017 9:49:33 PM, by DONDAIN

    So, yesterday I had to take my mom to urgent care because she has severe vertigo with nausea. She could not drive herself and did not want to cal... Read more

  • day 40

    8/2/2017 9:03:39 PM, by DONDAIN

    Today was an easy day of guarding but one of my guards needed his shift covered for tomorrow. I got it covered. I have to get up really early tom... Read more

  • day 39

    8/1/2017 11:32:32 PM, by DONDAIN

    I was very sick yesterday. I had a headache that did not go away until midnight. I was nauseous all day too. That did not go away until 8 this mo... Read more

  • Heading Down the Homestretch!

    8/1/2017 12:44:23 PM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    I am in the last of six weeks of my StepBet. And I'm still alive and in competition to get my money back!!! Even though my goal was only 7,324 fo... Read more

  • Day 36

    7/29/2017 6:42:44 PM, by DONDAIN

    Today is a quiet peaceful day. I have not done much in the way of movement but I did do a lot of crocheting. I am drinking water and watching bas... Read more

  • Dreams

    7/29/2017 9:02:52 AM, by 2LABS2LOVE

    This was my classroom. This was the job that I ... Read more

  • Day 34

    7/27/2017 1:46:47 PM, by DONDAIN

    Right now I am sitting at home in a quiet house. The dogs are resting and the TV is off. I really like the quiet. The kids next door are playing.... Read more

  • Continuing Streak

    7/26/2017 8:46:19 PM, by DONDAIN

    I am still in my streak but I don't remember what day. I am doing well. I really like my bullet journal. I am looking at a few other things.... Read more

  • Day 32

    7/25/2017 11:38:23 AM, by DONDAIN

    It has been over a month of checking in here every day and spinning the wheel. Some days that is all I did, but other days I did more. I am real... Read more

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