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  • Determined

    3/15/2017 9:50:25 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    Well the scale is flat again, no movement and I have been faithful to the logging and food intake and exercise. This is the test can I stay moti... Read more

  • Beautiful weather in Sacramento

    3/14/2017 11:25:09 PM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    We have had such a rainy winter it is glorious to have an 80 degree day. Hello spring. The east coast snow was beautiful but Im happy to report... Read more

  • Thinking of wouda

    3/14/2017 6:05:46 PM, by GETDONE

    couda, shouda. Stinking Thinking ....done!!!!! Before noon nothing Afternoon twelve nutrition... Read more

  • Peaceful

    3/13/2017 4:32:17 PM, by GETDONE

    What a lovely day. The sun continues to shine, the trees are in bloom an my asparagus is producing enough for me. Ya know I didn't treat it well... Read more

  • Is there a magic moment?

    3/13/2017 1:05:00 PM, by BEESHELL8

    I've been thinking about this a lot. When you read lots of stories about what motivates people to FINALLY start their journey to weight loss, to ... Read more

  • Enlightenment

    3/13/2017 11:21:41 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    I am determined, successful and have will power but for two years I could not get the scale to move and that was demoralizing to me and made me f... Read more

  • Keeping it simple

    3/12/2017 3:12:06 PM, by GETDONE

    Remembering to KISS motivation Before noon avocado salsa toast After twelve 2 c veggies as soup Walnut, almonds SF chocola... Read more

  • Big week for change on SP

    3/12/2017 1:02:38 PM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    Lots of change this week for our wonderful community and some of it didn't sit to well. Change is always hard. I struggled with where to find s... Read more

  • Simple day

    3/12/2017 1:02:14 AM, by GETDONE

    I needed a rest day. Took it Before noon hot V-8 Juice After noon Soda crackers milk 3 cups mixed veggies After fiv... Read more

  • Weekend respite

    3/11/2017 8:27:12 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    Going to step back for a minute this weekend and spend some downtime with my husband and just do fun things instead of the usual list of chores a... Read more

  • Mall

    3/10/2017 9:47:47 PM, by GETDONE

    Went to the movies with friends. Walked Mall Before noon hot mug of V-8 orange After noon donut Taco bell crunchy taco ... Read more

  • Let it be

    3/10/2017 8:15:41 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    Read two blogs this week about dumping the garbage and letting go. Harder than it sounds but I am working on it. Have a great weekend everyone ... Read more

  • A few rocky days

    3/10/2017 1:20:01 AM, by BEESHELL8

    The past few days have been hard for me emotionally. I'm planning to go see my mom next week and meet with her doctor on next steps, probably pal... Read more

  • Took a ride

    3/9/2017 7:00:23 PM, by GETDONE

    It was so beautiful a blue sky and green forests looking across them to the snow covered mountains. Peaceful before noon pean... Read more

  • Why am I so dependent on numbers?

    3/9/2017 2:23:10 PM, by ELSIEO62

    Numbers... weight on the scale... steps logged... calories consumed... calories taken in... minutes active in the day... hours of sleep at night.... Read more

  • Hello Thursday

    3/9/2017 10:15:30 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    Hello everyone. Just wanted to say that if you can find a partner to help you with the diet it is so helpful. I have had a great week and it wa... Read more

  • Embarrassing

    3/8/2017 1:16:27 PM, by SOULFISH80

    Now that I'm tracking everything that crosses my lips, I'm fully aware why I'm not steadily losing weight. My current diet has been embarrassing.... Read more

  • surprise visit

    3/8/2017 11:45:00 AM, by GETDONE

    such a nice surprise to have my youngest son visit. I know how busy he is at this stage of his fatherhood and business. Sipping hot coffee and ch... Read more

  • Happy happy happy

    3/8/2017 9:30:16 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    This is such a small weight loss but I have to say changing up my diet is really working. For 220 days I have been exercising and tracking and st... Read more

  • Grief is not bound by time

    3/8/2017 12:12:34 AM, by BEESHELL8

    My mom is out of the hospital and back to her facility. Today, I had to have some calls with the care team about the orders moving forward. I als... Read more

  • Feeling successful

    3/7/2017 11:30:01 PM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    Not a really big deal but I have 3 days of eating clean and I feel like I am at Disney land. It was really bugging me I could not stick with any... Read more

  • I do not enjoy piecing together the food of the day.

    3/7/2017 1:23:52 PM, by GETDONE

    I am going to simply keep track by writing it here. Nachos, Movie popcorn, ice cream, steak and all. Be it 900 cals or 5,000. The main thing i... Read more

  • my favorite youtube

    3/7/2017 12:55:27 PM, by GETDONE

    https://youtu.be/0J4qbnuuUYE ... Read more

  • Definitely a Monday

    3/6/2017 12:17:52 PM, by BEESHELL8

    thank you everyone who commented and gave me words of support for yesterday's quick blog last night. I know lots of you are in similar situations... Read more

  • great time

    3/6/2017 12:00:06 PM, by GETDONE

    As I said earlier I love Birthday Parties, Great food Wonderful guests Laughing excited laughter as the gifts were opened They ... Read more

  • Monday and the start of an important week for me

    3/6/2017 9:16:01 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    So I am determined to make a change in eating clean, making good choices and filling up on veggies. I have the food, I have the plan, and boiled... Read more

  • The day after a good day

    3/6/2017 1:57:33 AM, by BEESHELL8

    Today started pretty well. A 12 hour sleep after a long day outside on the trail. We decided to go to the gym - I swam which is a good recovery w... Read more

  • What a day

    3/5/2017 10:40:54 PM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    Went with my husband to Truckee to check out of cabin and we got stuck in a snow storm. Took 5 hours to get home today. No exercise, tense atmos... Read more

  • How time flies

    3/4/2017 11:15:39 PM, by BEESHELL8

    I just posted my weight for the 5% challenge and am once again surprised at how quickly time goes. It reminds me of that saying or story about wh... Read more

  • Looking back at positive changes:

    3/4/2017 1:57:52 PM, by SEAOFCARNAGE

    Since I began this journey I have had a few bumps in the road and given up more than a few times. I am almost back to where I was before my coll... Read more

  • Great grand Birthday party He is turning 5

    3/4/2017 11:16:43 AM, by GETDONE

    I am such a lucky lady to be able to go to a Birthday party for a 2 yr girl and my great grandson The girl is his mommies niece. ... Read more

  • One Run at a Time

    3/4/2017 12:42:32 AM, by BEESHELL8

    After I completed the trail half marathon last week, I felt relief and pride. I wasn't sure I could do it, but wanted to - something I hadn't don... Read more

  • Losing a bit more

    3/3/2017 12:40:49 PM, by SOULFISH80

    Seem to only be blogging occasionally, but that's what's working for me now. I updated my weight, which was a 3 lb loss from current stats, but a... Read more

  • So now I know

    3/3/2017 8:51:24 AM, by GETDONE

    I was concerned about my recent blood work and so I researched it at Kaiser and Webmed Simple bottom line is that I need to reduce simple carb... Read more

  • March 2

    3/3/2017 1:31:09 AM, by BEESHELL8

    This is what happens when you blog at the end of the day but have committed to doing it. A very non-creative blog entry title. I'm tired. I ... Read more

  • Your opinions please? Too high??

    3/2/2017 2:20:17 PM, by GETDONE

    Cholesterol 199 mg/dL Triglyceride 129 mg/dL HDL 70 mg/dL Low density lipoprotein c... Read more

  • Spring has almost arrived ....

    3/2/2017 11:21:44 AM, by VDALE4

    Guess it is time for another blog post, as it's been some time since the last one. Time marches on and never seems to slow down. I'm another yea... Read more

  • Trying to write every day

    3/2/2017 1:45:32 AM, by BEESHELL8

    That's what I hope to do for Lent, and here it is, LATE. No exercise today, had appointments and felt like I was running around a lot. ... Read more

  • Mission failed, but not failing means you are not trying.

    3/1/2017 10:39:35 AM, by SEAOFCARNAGE

    So I did not hit my goal, in fact due to a conference and a day long class I have missed the mark last month. I even gained a couple of pounds b... Read more

  • Quote "Begin each day with a Grateful Heart"

    2/28/2017 6:53:34 PM, by KIMMIE1

    "Begin each day with a Grateful Heart" I was riding the train, and I struck up a conversation with a gentleman. We made general conversation... Read more

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