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  • Happy Thanksgiving

    11/23/2017 12:04:38 PM, by BOOTYLICIOUS83

    Happy turkey day to everyone This was my breakfast! Ham and cheese omelette with bacon in it Was amazing! So thick and cheesy. They've made tons of food today. I've already eaten some cookies.... Read more

  • My Plan for the Day

    11/23/2017 6:30:59 AM, by IVANHOE64

    1. Go a bit lighter at breakfast and at supper. The big meal today will be at noon. 2. Drink lots of water. Lots. 3. Eat plenty of fresh fruit. 4. Go for a walk after dinner. 5. Desserts: at my family's Thanksgiving celebration, there are lots and lots of desserts available. Last yea... Read more

  • For Heaven's Sake, Just Enjoy Thanksgiving!

    11/22/2017 9:45:52 AM, by IVANHOE64

    I see that there's plenty of advice available these days for people who will be spending Thanksgiving (and, later on, Christmas) with relatives whose political views are markedly different. I see this and I shake my head. Apparently, lots of people will be heading to Thanksgiving dinner in a defen... Read more

  • Under goal weight

    11/22/2017 9:07:58 AM, by HSARMYWF

    So this just happened yesterday. I finally met my goal of 130 and kicked its ass. Now I'm just focusing on putting on muscle and training for my tris in 2018. I'm going to DC for the weekend and I get all my 6mo surgery follow up care next monday. 122lbs gone in a yr... Read more

  • Changing it up.

    11/21/2017 12:06:24 PM, by BOOTYLICIOUS83

    Breakfast. ALL I have been eating is breakfast sandwiches every single morning. Always on an English muffin. Usually eggs with ham and cheese or eggs with cheese and bacon. Sometimes I'll have a ham cheese and bacon omelette. My pants are snug so decided today I would start getting back to eating my... Read more

  • Water!

    11/21/2017 12:01:36 PM, by BOOTYLICIOUS83

    So.. I forgot my water bottle this morning. On the way to work and I realized I didn't have it. 😢 So thank God I work where I do and there's water . Lol I've been drinking these all morning. This is my 4th glass. About how many oz would you say this is??... Read more

  • Get it going

    11/18/2017 7:26:39 PM, by FITJANE

    I have made some positive changes in my diet, but also some lazy habits. Too much easy snack type food. Processed food. I have quit almost all artificial sweeteners and have lost my taste for them. Never drink soda. But a little more alcohol than I used to. Where do I go now? What do I... Read more

  • Everything looks good!

    11/17/2017 9:47:38 PM, by IVANHOE64

    I went to the doc last week and everything looks good! That's not bad for a guy who thought he'd be taking BP meds by now! I owe a lot to SparkPeople!... Read more

  • Breakfast

    11/17/2017 11:39:46 AM, by BOOTYLICIOUS83

    Chocolate chip pancake, 2 scrambled eggs and 2 sausage. So good!! However since I started eating breakfast like this every day instead of what I used to eat ( Wheaties with a banana or oatmeal with raisens, brown sugar and banana) my size 24 work pants are starting to get snug!! All my stomach f... Read more

  • Lunch

    11/15/2017 12:12:08 PM, by BOOTYLICIOUS83

    Non pay week so gotta make do with what I have! Tuna salad.. Cheese, tuna, mayo and lettuce.... Read more

  • Almost there

    11/12/2017 7:02:31 PM, by HSARMYWF

    0.2 lbs to go til goal weight. Almost 120lbs lost. I ran 6.6 miles today feeling good... Read more

  • Not so good

    11/10/2017 11:27:52 PM, by BOOTYLICIOUS83

    This week I haven't worked out much. Only twice. Did watp 3 mile burn body fat on Tuesday then did Jessica Smith yoga cardio on Thursday and that's where I pulled something. I had done that workout before but it had been a while since and I guess maybe I might've pushed too hard because my lower bac... Read more

  • Weight Watchers

    11/9/2017 10:24:33 PM, by POEDAUGHTER7

    Made it to my first Weight Watchers meeting this week. Lost two pounds!... Read more

  • 131lbs Just a lb away from goal weight

    11/9/2017 8:16:50 PM, by HSARMYWF

    119lbs lost in 11 mo. So close to my goal weight. Training hard doing crossfit and training for my third half Ironman... Read more

  • Autumn - finally!

    11/6/2017 10:17:25 PM, by PAMSPARKS

    Wow, autumn already? Just kidding, it seemed to take forever for it to get here! I've been enjoying the outdoors, hiking mostly (sadly, it's been way too long since I've been for a bike ride), and yard work. My fitness routine is going pretty well these days and I'm logging in everyday and tracking ... Read more

  • Day 0 with weigh in and turning it around

    11/6/2017 7:31:03 AM, by ZIPITUP

    I weighed in today... was heading back into 150's!!! yikes... 230 227 heading back in a healthy direction... Waist is up an inch.=32 I am up 4 pounds 40 but my hips are down an inch 224 I know the 4 pounds are really just bloat 15 Still I am setting 5 pound goals at a time.... Read more

  • workouts

    11/4/2017 5:13:56 PM, by BOOTYLICIOUS83

    so I am starting to get bored of my same workouts. I mainly workout on youtube. I use leslie sansone 5k, 3 mile with the green band and 3 mile burn body fat.. her videos are limited on youtube. I also do a lot of jessica smith shes SO fun. Today I did a new workout of hers called weightloss ... Read more

  • Joined Weight Watchers

    11/4/2017 1:22:42 AM, by POEDAUGHTER7

    Joined Weight Watchers and am going to my first meeting Sunday. This time I am really going to do it! Stupid Halloween candy, I ate waaaayyy too much. I will need to work it off as of now. Many people go on a health kick in January, but in November is when the bulk of the damage gets done.... Read more

  • Breakfast

    11/3/2017 4:55:36 PM, by BOOTYLICIOUS83

    My breakfast this morning. Haven't had pancakes at work since September. So good!... Read more

  • DIY program- extended

    11/2/2017 8:45:34 AM, by ZIPITUP

    Looking back at my weights and where I feel healthy I am shooting for the 123.4 pound mark for sure. 292 I have extended my challenge time to 123 days 334 Start on 11/7/2017 Final weigh in on 3/9/2018 192 I am not going to say end of "program" as those 123 days are meant ... Read more

  • A few days off before DIY program and tales from the scales begin

    11/1/2017 9:51:39 AM, by ZIPITUP

    Chillaxing... 81 Treats... 483 489 493 468 297 Catching up on reading... watching some TV 149 272 I have put together a training and eating program of my own making I will stick to for 99 days. 224 521 332 237 312 414 320 362 551 550 274 102 Begin- 11/7/2017 a... Read more

  • Power back on and marathon

    10/31/2017 2:45:34 PM, by ZIPITUP

    590 522 Would have reported in earlier but had no power yesterday..electricity.. although also my legs felt a bit powerless too! The pacer went a bit faster as I noted I was a little too fast and then I got a bit too slow..came in at 5 hours and 2 minutes and 13 seconds- chip time. ... Read more

  • Breakfast

    10/28/2017 11:57:02 AM, by BOOTYLICIOUS83

    Have had English muffin everyday for breakfast past few days. Where have they been all my life?? They are SO good!! 120 calories.... Read more

  • To weigh or not to weigh...not a very big question..

    10/27/2017 6:21:09 AM, by ZIPITUP

    Almost marathon time! Still visiting sister in hospital. Progress is slow. Meanwhile Dad is in nursing home care for the present time. Find myself still debating the weigh in. It has come to daily or ditch for the 13 weeks+ 2 day focus on my own "program". www.pennmedicine.org/news/n... Read more

  • Comfort zone

    10/26/2017 2:42:23 AM, by RHETTDOG

    Every time I restart spark I loose 5 pounds and then I don't loose anymore. I end up gaining the 5 pounds back and fluctuate by going down a pound and up a pound. I'm calling it my comfort zone. I feel good I notice the difference in my clothes and i stop logging my food. I get stuck. Has anyone... Read more