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  • Sunday 01/25 - goals and such

    1/25/2015 1:03:29 PM, by NEELIXNKES

    Wow - it is noon here already and I haven't made it very far today. I have several things to accomplish today so I am writing them down for accountability purposes. 96 oz of water - 64 oz Minimum 4 freggie servings -1 Finish reports - 1 done Read more

  • Weekly Weigh-in (01.24.2015): Never Seen THAT Before...

    1/24/2015 8:29:03 AM, by TRENTDREAMER

    ==THIS WEEK I exercised three times this week, but did much more walking than usual on one of the others. I ate out a fair amount, but am starting to realize a lot of the choices I started making back in the early 10's really have become ingrained habits and are paying pretty big dividends. ... Read more

  • Weekly Weigh-in (01.17.2015): No Apologies

    1/17/2015 8:09:42 AM, by TRENTDREAMER

    ##EATING Overall good. My typical not-so-good days are when I only get two vegetables a day rather than 3. My team at work had it's company meeting this week. We ate and ate. That's how we roll. The midweek showed a gain. Last night I got a last minute call from a friend who was n... Read more

  • Late work day

    1/15/2015 9:22:10 AM, by SANDY1969

    Equals more sleep you'd think! Drinking more water equals MORE potty trips during the night. Oh the life of a future beauty queen....sigh* lol This morning I just feel like the stuff on the bottom of a beauty queen's shoe if she were walking through a cow pasture. Having some pa... Read more

  • Evil Plan Part II: Defining Success On MY terms

    1/14/2015 9:08:58 PM, by TRENTDREAMER

    **BACKGROUND My first year on SparkPeople was great. I started at 225 having already lost 25 pounds. My goal was 195 pounds. I fought for that goal. Three times between 2010 and 2011 I was literally less than a pound from that goal. My goal was and still is 195 I hit 195.8 stayed there for a ... Read more

  • Day 2 back.

    1/13/2015 5:36:07 PM, by SANDY1969

    Again. Wow I just want to get this done already. I never wanted to be the person, you know, THAT person that loses, then quits, then restarts over and over again. It's going on 6 long years and it is really hitting me that I will have to fight this the rest of my life. I cant "take break... Read more

  • Life member.

    1/12/2015 6:31:10 AM, by SANDY1969

    Going on my 6th year here in a couple weeks. Attempting to get back to my better habits. Cleaned the exercise room out enough to actually get ON the equipment again after a new furnace install....MONTHS ago. I have a new battery in my fitbit zip. Current weight 314ish. Sitting here dri... Read more

  • January Goals

    1/11/2015 9:37:48 AM, by NEELIXNKES

    My goals for the month are pretty simple: Finish cleaning out the kitchen cabinets - including the garage cabinets Go through both freezers and clean out anything that needs to go away - got about 50% cleaned out of the big one 01/11/2015 Earn at least... Read more

  • Weekly Weigh-in (01.10.2015): It Didn't Suck Too Bad

    1/10/2015 9:31:50 AM, by TRENTDREAMER

    ##EATING OK, so this week I ran into two major obstacles: - a couple of social events that involved eating out at restaurants that I liked. - I ran out of food in the fridge at the odd amount of time where going shopping wasn't reasonable. As such the eating suffered. ##EXERCISE I ... Read more

  • Evil Plan Part I: Not Tracking ALL of My Food

    1/8/2015 8:23:27 AM, by TRENTDREAMER

    So I've decided to unleash my evil plan in parts. There are going to be several really evil facets to my master plan that will be really evil, really facet-ey and really plan-ey. The First One: Not Tracking All Of My Food!!!! Years ago I had a personal trainer who was hard-core about nut... Read more

  • New Year, New Start

    1/7/2015 3:40:32 PM, by TRIING2GETFIT

    Last year, was not a good weight loss year in fact in was a weight gain year. But I am done with failing, I am done with feeling bad for failing and I am done with quitting. This is the last time I will be starting over as it is the last time I will be quitting on me. Some of the good hab... Read more

  • Plans for January, already underway!

    1/6/2015 10:28:58 PM, by SGTSUNNY

    My plan for success is coming together. For exercise: I will wear my workout clothes to work in during the week. Kathy Kubik's mile challenge will help keep me moving for cardio and I plan on doing strength every day with Sunday as a rest day (with the exception of challenge exercise) For nutrit... Read more


    1/5/2015 8:49:34 AM, by CWOMACK138

    Going to attempt a fresh start at getting back to a healthier weight. Starting out at 263....ugh almost 50 lbs. heavier than my lowest adult weight of 217. My immediate goal is to just gain control of what's going into my mouth daily by using the food journal. I still go to the gym 3-4 times per ... Read more

  • Happy 2015!

    1/4/2015 12:09:39 PM, by NEELIXNKES

    Hope that everyone had a fabulous holiday season. I don't know about you but I need to buckle down and get to work. I don't want to be the weight I am right now at my niece's wedding in October. I am embarking on the gluten free experiment requested by my doctros and actually made it completely glut... Read more

  • January SG challenge and diet bet!

    1/4/2015 11:43:26 AM, by SGTSUNNY

    Doing a diet bet for the first time with my Sgs! I am hoping this keeps me on track all month! Our seasonal challenge is more of a month long challenge now as well! Wish me luck this Jan. And let me know if you want to join us For January: Sunday 4 - 5 burpees and 25 jumping jacks Monday 5... Read more

  • Weekly Weigh-in (01.03.2015): The Third Number Set Is Lying!!

    1/3/2015 8:00:34 AM, by TRENTDREAMER

    ##Third Number Lying##### Well, the numbers don't lie...except for the 3rd set below. I do my first of year weigh-ins after a night of either a nye party or eating a really heavy meal out. Either way, the information I'm giving you is 75% honest. ##Evil Weight Loss Plan##### This Week I w... Read more

  • 306 today.

    1/2/2015 8:38:10 AM, by SANDY1969

    which is 3 pounds less than last month so HOO RAH! :) Bought veggies and recommitted to drinking water. More later. Back to work today!... Read more

  • Official First Weigh-in For the Year. I've Already Epic Failed #Hopeless

    1/1/2015 9:29:53 AM, by TRENTDREAMER

    ==Premise The 24 hours between 8:00am on December 31 and 8:00am on January 1 are my favorite 24 hours. My last day of the year weigh-in establishes my final weight for the year as a sobering sense of accomplishment, good or bad. The next morning's weigh-in establishes the number that is the base... Read more

  • End Of Year Weigh-in (The Dawn of the Quit)

    12/31/2014 8:07:48 AM, by TRENTDREAMER

    #HisStory For those of you who I haven't met yet, my name is Trent. I joined SparkPeople in 2009 (yes those new years '200x' sunglasses worked back then). My goal was 2-fold. I wanted to weigh at or below 195 and have a bodyfat ratio of 15%.. My starting numbers were 225@25%. I lost a ton... Read more

  • reasons i want to lose weight and maintain my goal weight

    12/28/2014 7:27:45 AM, by TOPS2KOPSVILLE

    reason i want to lose weight 1. more engery 2. healthy 3. clothes fit 4. kops 5. example for others 6. chanse grandson 7. walk and enjoy it 8. meet new friends 9. 5k 10. Eat healthy and enjoy exercising... Read more