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  • The Sum of Small Efforts

    9/23/2017 5:09:10 AM, by JSTETSER

    Every day I get up and walk, bike, lift weights and get in good exercise. I take the time to eat healthy food. I drink my 8 glasses of water. In fact, I'm drinking some now! I know that all of these small efforts will keep the Type II Diabetes under control, and I will experience success:... Read more

  • Can't sleep

    9/23/2017 4:30:52 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Woke up at 4 am and can't get back to sleep. Ughhh! 386... Read more

  • Finally Friday

    9/23/2017 12:45:04 AM, by PIPPAMOUSE

    Its the first day of fall but you wouldn't know it by the weather in MN. It was 92 degrees today. And it felt like 99. Yup, first day of fall. Three days/bedtimes of just me down, two more to go. Tomorrow I get to drop the kids off with my parents for a couple hours in the morning. I feel like... Read more

  • Bony but fat.

    9/23/2017 12:27:28 AM, by LEMONYLACE

    I've been through the ringer this past week, so I need to post something lighter so people don't hate me. I know this stuff is exhausting and I'm sorry. This one's weight loss related. I have the jello jiggles but there's hard bones poking through depending on my position. My lower arms are getti... Read more

  • Day 29...FLAT ON MY FACE

    9/23/2017 12:04:10 AM, by KETOHOPE

    Fbs high again...said eff it midday and had fries and 2 chili dogs with carrot cake later in day. Disappointed in myself. Ashamed. Saddened. Pissed. Frustrated. But nit giving up. No decision from Doug yet. Got a call from nursing home just after 5 a.m....no improvement in mom. She's cathe... Read more

  • Fall

    9/22/2017 3:45:05 PM, by NEED2MOVE2

    The leaves are changing color .. they are beautiful. The fall brings many changes.. some are very hard to get used too. I do not like my new normal.. but I have to learn to accept it. Staying the course. 382 ... Read more

  • Friday...and a free hand cake

    9/22/2017 1:11:47 PM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    Just finished this one. took me all morning. The bride and her fiancee raise Labs and wanted these on the cake. I did the design freehand and am really pleased with the results!! also just finished 100 cupcakes. lots of deliveries to do tomorrow!! ... Read more

  • Cloudy Friday...

    9/22/2017 8:21:47 AM, by EVILCECIL

    ...but it's still Friday!!! Have a great day everyone and a great weekend also. 386... Read more

  • Good Friday morning...

    9/22/2017 7:22:08 AM, by LILMOMMA356

    Have a Blessed day.. I think I got the day right this time..... Read more

  • Good Thursday morning

    9/22/2017 6:04:02 AM, by LILMOMMA356

    Have a Blessed day... Read more

  • Changes

    9/22/2017 5:09:00 AM, by JSTETSER

    The season is changing, and so am I. It's time to put the kayak away for the fall and winter. Fall is in the air, and school is in full swing again. More of my time goes into classroom planning, and I have to work hard to get in my walks. Columbus Day weekend, I'll go to New Jersey to visi... Read more

  • Thursday

    9/22/2017 12:24:55 AM, by PIPPAMOUSE

    This week was my last of twice per week chiropractor visits. On Thurs I drop off my son at school, and my daughter hangs with my parents during my chiro appointment. They offered to keep her until I picked up my son, so I was kid-less from 8:30 until 11. It was awesome! I went to my 9 am appointment... Read more

  • Fasting Day 1 - 177.8

    9/21/2017 11:43:41 PM, by APPLEVEE

    249 Today I started a 2 1/2 day fast. The length is decided because we have an extended family dinner on Saturday. I am intrigued by what I read about the healing power of fasting. I also like the weight loss opportunity, don't get me wrong but if I can tolerate the fasting easily, I think it might ... Read more

  • Day 28...fell down, picking myself back up now.

    9/21/2017 7:47:04 PM, by KETOHOPE

    Well...2 nights ago, we went to Golden Corral with Jo...my bs has been running high for over a week and I'm really discouraged...had okra and a couple bites of pumpkin pie. Had already been taking more insulin...haven't been to the gym since last week although I've gotten on my tmill here...so, last... Read more

  • Treat Yoself Thursday (Self-care for my frazzled self)

    9/21/2017 5:23:25 PM, by LEMONYLACE

    It's still been a bummer week, but at least today no one is bugging me. I slept a little late, a lot late. Yesterday's bull-bull messed up my internal clock up a bit, so I fell asleep when I went into hibernation mode again because of the stress. I guess she isn't feeling well or something, so I do... Read more

  • Moving forward

    9/21/2017 2:14:47 PM, by MATILDA41

    If you were wondering, yes we sold our boat. It was purchased by an amazing couple from Missouri who took it back to Mark Twain Lake where they are sailing her. So glad she went to folks who love her and will get good use of her for a long time! So the pressure is finally off. Funny though. The... Read more

  • thursday

    9/21/2017 11:27:10 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    Busy week!! spent all day mon and tues making cookie dough and cakes..yesterday baking more cakes..this morning building wedding cakes..tomorrow will be decorating and also making and decorating a couple hundred wedding cupcakes..then deliveries all day saturday. THEN...maybe,,JUST maybe?? i'll have... Read more

  • Headed out for a long bike ride today

    9/21/2017 8:46:06 AM, by EVILCECIL

    At least long for my wife and me, about 15 miles. Hopefully the weather is not to hot. Have a great Thursday everyone! 386... Read more

  • Good Thursday Morning

    9/21/2017 6:01:20 AM, by LILMOMMA356

    Have a wonderful day... Read more

  • Rise UP!

    9/21/2017 5:18:35 AM, by JSTETSER

    When the world knocks you down, Remember to rise up and keep moving forward! ... Read more

  • # scattered and splattered

    9/21/2017 12:50:01 AM, by RITA1956

    The past couple of months I've felt pretty scattered. Unable to get my ahh, well you know, my .... stuff together. I'm organized. A list maker. And I love checking off things on that list as I do them too! I've been disorganized. Not making lists. Just doing this and then that. Yard work, running he... Read more

  • You are worth while

    9/20/2017 4:44:19 PM, by PIPPAMOUSE

    This image is exactly what I have been focusing on and will continue to focus on. It sums things up so well. I am making an effort to focus on things that improving and not a number on a scale. That is but one measurement of progress. I don't want to be skinny. That isn't showing my kids... Read more

  • Here we go again.

    9/20/2017 3:12:41 PM, by LEMONYLACE

    Today's the day I got my dental guard! After all the money it costs, it feels like hell in my mouth. One side is a little higher than the other. They filed down part of it, but after a while I got tired and wanted to leave. It fits as good as it will fit. I'll probably need it. I sometimes have... Read more

  • No weigh in today....

    9/20/2017 8:40:49 AM, by EVILCECIL

    I'm on vacation!! (oh and I don't have a scale here!!) ;-) 386... Read more

  • Good Wednesday Morning

    9/20/2017 5:54:18 AM, by LILMOMMA356

    Have a wonderful day... Read more

  • Reaching for the Higher Life

    9/20/2017 5:13:44 AM, by JSTETSER

    It's time to get up and reach for a better life, a higher life indeed! Making changes daily is now my creed. Every day I learn about my life in healthy ways These small changes that I make are what really pays. I know that I'm not perfect, but better I will be I'm losing the low life... Read more

  • The difference a week makes

    9/20/2017 12:08:38 AM, by PIPPAMOUSE

    Last tues I wrote about the conspiracy between my scale, body, and hormones. Well, I'm excited to say that today those 3 pounds plus another half are gone. Even more exciting than the weight loss is the NSV I discovered this week. I took to heart not focusing on the scale and that number and f... Read more

  • back again.

    9/19/2017 3:15:20 PM, by SABRAMOWI

    I took a year off after my last Sparkpeople binge and maintained my 30-pound weight loss. But it's not enough. High cholesterol, rising BP, and early signs of pre-diabetes means that I'm back here again, with - realistically - another 40 lbs to lose. I wish I had found another hack that worked,... Read more

  • Rainy Tuesday

    9/19/2017 8:36:14 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Going out for a wet morning walk! Wish me luck! Have a great day everyone. 386... Read more

  • Good Morning

    9/19/2017 5:56:48 AM, by LILMOMMA356

    Have a Blessed day... Read more

  • Beach Baby

    9/19/2017 5:09:05 AM, by JSTETSER

    It's so nice to see Gabby enjoying a day out! After a year of struggling for her little life, now she is strong and healthy. They still watch her closely, but turning one was a celebration. Yipee!... Read more

  • Monday

    9/19/2017 12:34:03 AM, by PIPPAMOUSE

    Im finding myself being crabby and irritable at my husband the last few days. He leaves after work on Wed for a camping trip to the Boundary Waters with some friends. He's been shopping and packing for this trip for at least 2 weeks now. And in the past 48+ hours I am feeling like the only things he... Read more

  • Foods that heal your body

    9/18/2017 1:26:01 PM, by OLDEROWL

    Dr. Fabrizio Mancini wrote, in his book "The Power of Self-Healing," that the human body is naturally self-healing, but poor lifestyle habits hinder the body's ability to self-heal. In a chapter about diet, he listed foods that are especially favorable. These are apples, artichoke, avocado, beets, b... Read more

  • Monday

    9/18/2017 8:49:58 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Have a great Monday everyone. 386... Read more

  • Day 82 - checking in

    9/18/2017 7:50:13 AM, by LAURIE-RN

    We had a great weekend. Went wine tasting on Friday and Ale Fest on Saturday. Whew! Thankfully that is not an every weekend occurrence. Back on track today. Grateful for today, Laurie... Read more

  • Good Morning

    9/18/2017 6:09:19 AM, by LILMOMMA356

    Have a wonderful and Blessed day..... Read more

  • Turning One!

    9/18/2017 5:09:24 AM, by JSTETSER

    Our miracle baby just turned one year old! Now I'm One! It's been a tough year, I was sick but now I'm better and I will pick to run and play like a cute little chick! I'm the miracle baby, and don't you know people prayed and prayed because they love me so, when I got b... Read more

  • Tender Steak, Chicken or Pork by T

    9/17/2017 10:23:55 PM, by 7-DAILY-TASKS

    The following techniques can be used for Beef, Chicken, or Pork 24 Hour Salting On dry steak, sea salt all sides (herbs optional). Refrigerate 24 hours. Do not salt the beef (immediately prior to cooking). Salt draws the meats moisture to the surface during cooking resulting in a less tend... Read more

  • Sunday

    9/17/2017 9:57:14 PM, by PIPPAMOUSE

    Highlights of Sunday: Went to a birthday party for our friends' 5 year old. Kids did great. They had pizza. I ate the cheese and pepperoni off of two squares. I had eaten a high fat breakfast on purpose. Kids ate cake and ice cream. I passed. Kids ran around the play space and it was a lot of fun. ... Read more

  • End of Week 6 - Lost two pounds last week! 12 total!

    9/17/2017 8:34:35 PM, by REBELCAT

    Wow! Another two pounds lost last week! It's amazing how your body stops wanting junk if you stop giving it junk. I don't even really want to eat sweets anymore - my sweet tooth is satisfied with fruit! Plus I looked at the calorie count in the cappuccinos I used to get at the gas station - not havi... Read more

  • Day 24...eff it...tired of crying...gotta get at it!!!

    9/17/2017 8:02:36 PM, by KETOHOPE

    Extremely high blood sugars...shaking...taking more insulin...feeling like crap...waaa waaa waaa...went in the office, hooked up my fan, dusted off my treadmill and did 2.1 miles in 60 minutes!!! Didn't think I could...wanted to stop at 10...15...20...30...45...but I did 60!!! Gotta hydrate good now... Read more

  • sunday

    9/17/2017 1:55:00 PM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    so freakin hot here.. I HATE HEAT!!! its the end of September should be crisp and cold!! ARGH!! That said i just shocked the pool and am going to go jump in after lunch. Cakes for tues and weds baked. got an order for keto cupcakes, too..they just came out of the oven!! * gallons of cookie dough ... Read more

  • Loving This Journey

    9/17/2017 1:53:48 PM, by ANGIESSPRESSO

    So tomorrow morning marks 12 weeks on the Ketogenic Diet. I have spent a whole month away from everything just learning, and soaking in all that I can about this WOE. I notice each week my body changes for the better, and I want to tell so many others how amazing Keto truly is, but the momen... Read more

  • Day 81

    9/17/2017 12:22:56 PM, by APPLEVEE

    So my focus on evening eating has been successful. I did have a small amount of cheese a couple of nights but only one night of binging... accompanied by some alcohol which I find a real trigger... Another thing to pay attention to. Weight is down only 2.5 lbs in 10 days so that is something..... Read more

  • Major score at an estate sale yesterday

    9/17/2017 11:31:56 AM, by ENCHANTEDALANA

    Hi everybody. If you ever think that canning your own produce is too expensive to get into, I think you're in for a surprise. Check out your local thrift store; you can pick up a nice deep pot (for waterbath canning) and lots of mason jars. Or check out estate sales; yesterday we went to... Read more

  • Sunday Brilliant Thought

    9/17/2017 10:57:18 AM, by FEEDTHEHUNGER

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    9/17/2017 10:57:18 AM, by FEEDTHEHUNGER

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  • I only tell lies.

    9/17/2017 10:55:23 AM, by -JAMES-

    This is a fancy version of "I only tell lies". Well if that is true, then that sentence is also a lie, so one does tell some things that are true, and then that sentence is false because some things that one says are true, ... oh dear. In mathematics there is the idea of the Russel set. It's th... Read more

  • Good Morning

    9/17/2017 8:29:34 AM, by LILMOMMA356

    Have a wonderful day... Read more

  • 2nd week of NFL

    9/17/2017 8:11:48 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Going to try to be a little more responsible with what I eat during the game today! Hope your team does well - unless it's the Browns! LOL! Go Ravens!! Have a great Sunday. 386... Read more

  • Spark Party NH

    9/17/2017 5:02:58 AM, by JSTETSER

    Saturday was the annual SparkPeople get-together for my New Hampshire group. 68ANNE, MINILOVER and I had a wonderful time! I have to say, SparkPeople are some of the most interesting and uplifting people I know! This was the smallest group of Sparkers that i have been with, and loved it. I di... Read more

  • Saturday

    9/17/2017 12:24:14 AM, by PIPPAMOUSE

    Today was a pretty productive day. I got several shelves/bags/bins/boxes cleaned up, posted for sale, bagged for donation or trash, and tidied up. I'm working on the storage closet in the office. I also got some storage shelves in the laundry/furnace room cleaned up. I also convinced my hubby ... Read more

  • Sleeping it out

    9/16/2017 4:41:32 PM, by LEMONYLACE

    After the family strain that happened days ago, I've been in hibernation mode. I can't work out, punch out, or shout out my stress, so I end up sleeping it out. That wound up feeling is gone, but I end up spending daylight hours passed out. It's how I've been since I was a kid. I get upset, cry, fal... Read more

  • Day 23...getting back up again

    9/16/2017 11:07:41 AM, by KETOHOPE

    I blew it last night. 2 days straight of no gym...supper was too much loaded cauli mash and a whole ribeye...then way too many macadamia nuts. Woke early with indigestion...feel like crap...went to gym anyway...35 minutes at 1.8 mph...1% incl8ne, 190 calories, 1.04 miles...heartrate was 117 and it s... Read more

  • saturday

    9/16/2017 9:30:29 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    Long day ahead. # hour round trip to deliver 2 wedding cakes. paying someone to deliver 3rd. Have to get another corner done in my bedroom, then just one dresser and the room is done and i can move on to the next!! would like to get in a swim if i can...and i have to gather garbages. my stack of c... Read more

  • K-38 Saturday

    9/16/2017 9:15:46 AM, by JOCYMC1956

    I haven't been losing weight on this WOE for the past week. In fact, I have gained 2 pounds back. I haven't done any cheating. Have kept my carbs under 20, protein around 75, and fats at least 90. I try to eat more fat but it doesn't always happen. What I haven't done was give up the alcohol. ... Read more

  • Dreary Saturday

    9/16/2017 9:07:30 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Foggy and dreary, going out for a walk. Have a great Saturday. 386... Read more

  • Saturday Humor

    9/16/2017 8:49:00 AM, by FEEDTHEHUNGER

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  • Saturday Humor

    9/16/2017 8:48:59 AM, by FEEDTHEHUNGER

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  • Good Saturday Morning

    9/16/2017 7:54:23 AM, by LILMOMMA356

    Hope everyone has a wonderful and Blessed day...... Read more

  • When my good plans fail...

    9/16/2017 5:55:53 AM, by JSTETSER

    When things just don't go according to plan I am a person with goals and plans. I try to figure out how to get the most done in the least amount of time. Keeping a good attitude when life is not "cooperating is difficult! Sometimes my plans have to be put to the side. Sometimes my plans are no... Read more

  • Dinner with friends

    9/16/2017 12:01:28 AM, by PIPPAMOUSE

    It is always so fun to get together with these friends. We've been friends for years now, and each couple has two kids. The oldest turns 5 this weekend. The youngest was born in Feb. Tonight was the first time in a very long time that we were entirely kid free. It was so fun to see them all. We went... Read more

  • worked out today...

    9/15/2017 11:32:40 PM, by ENCHANTEDALANA

    ..in the garden. It's supposed to get to minus 5 degrees Celsuis...that is significantly below freezing. So my honey and I spent about an hour harvesting everything above ground that was left. We got a pumpkin that's about 65 pounds! it's not orange but it'll do! Let's hope it lasts until H... Read more

  • Day 22...feeling rested!!!

    9/15/2017 9:18:32 PM, by KETOHOPE

    2 days off from the gym...but did crunches, a semi plank, and some exercises with bands yesterday, including rows to strengthen my back...feeling better 5his evening! Going to gym in the a.m....back to chiro in3 days.... Read more

  • Be a Victor NOT a victim!

    9/15/2017 2:59:07 PM, by CITRUSLOSER

    I have had some epiphanies about myself lately that I think might help you in your journey. I realized that my whole life I have allowed myself to view myself as a victim. A victim of being fat, a victim of having eating binge disorders, a victim of the diet I was choosing to follow. I was alw... Read more

  • Friday and a lace cake

    9/15/2017 1:59:31 PM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    Just finally finished all the cakes for this weekend. 2 going to Lake Placid. one for here in town. The town one was a real challenge...i had to make sugar lace, something i havent done before. it took forever..but i think it came out good! ... Read more

  • keto challenge for myself

    9/15/2017 1:04:25 PM, by CITRUSLOSER

    Most do not understand a keto lifestyle and i am learning. i started 6 weeks ago and so far i lost 5 pounds the first day and 1 pound since. i struggle with getting more fat than protein. the universal response is to drink Bullet proof coffee...its basically strong coffee with added heavy cream and ... Read more

  • Good Morning

    9/15/2017 6:45:28 AM, by LILMOMMA356

    Happy Friday.. Have a wonderful day..... Read more

  • WooHoo - It's Friday and my vacation starts TODAY!

    9/15/2017 6:32:31 AM, by EVILCECIL

    It's finally arrived! Time to start my vacation. Hope you all have a great Friday. And remember when you are on vacation: Life's a BEACH! 386... Read more

  • Even at your best...

    9/15/2017 5:15:52 AM, by JSTETSER

    There are a few "nay-sayers" in my life. These are people who just seem frustrated that I've been able to control Type II Diabetes and make changes in my life. If you are succeeding in any area in your life, you probably have a few (vocal or nonvocal) nay-sayers too. These negative people a... Read more

  • Thurs

    9/14/2017 10:58:53 PM, by PIPPAMOUSE

    90 degrees in Minnesota today....made me a bit grumpy. I still went out for my walk. I actually did a different route today. It was pretty nice to shake it up. Im SHOCKED that I willingly went for a walk today. I have also become the main person doing lawn mowing. Mostly because it is good exercise,... Read more

  • Last comment on this awful day....and my weight loss.

    9/14/2017 10:55:34 PM, by LEMONYLACE

    I'm not in it. I talked to my grandma partially, aunt mostly. I talked to mom an hour after she came home mad. She calmed down, but let more spill about her and this family in that time than she has in decades. There's something deep going on that I thought I wanted to know but probably don't. Gr... Read more

  • Day 21...off the rails.

    9/14/2017 6:45:02 PM, by KETOHOPE

    Dragging today...fbs high again, 200 something...idk what happened. I'm dragging todsy too...little energy although I slept well. Went out and did some work this a.m. outside...some Mexican guy stopped, gave me a flyer and I paid him $100 to finish the work. Savings balance now down to $200. I'm sin... Read more

  • Made a call. Not as bad as expected.

    9/14/2017 5:34:51 PM, by LEMONYLACE

    Well, I called grandma. Heard other side of the story. It all seems pretty silly. I don't know what to make of it all, but I think this should blow over pretty soon but I'm still shook. Right now, it's a wait-and-see situation. Considering what the subject of the argument was, this seems way way ove... Read more

  • Nothing lasts forever, or even an afternoon.

    9/14/2017 4:06:24 PM, by LEMONYLACE

    I had one cup of tea let to drink when this happened. Last weekend, I woke up to my mom outside screaming at the top of her lungs at someone over the phone. Told myself it's got nothing to do with me and tried to put it out of my mind. A few minutes ago I find out it was a family issue. My cousin ... Read more

  • I had a nice salad today.

    9/14/2017 2:54:42 PM, by LEMONYLACE

    The leg warmers are done. Feels like wearing cotton balls on my legs. They're going to lose any stretch and slouch and I will set a fire just to watch them burn. After the doctor didn't call back about my appointment, I called them. I don't go til October. I guess it's not that urgent. Or they'... Read more

  • September 14, 2017

    9/14/2017 12:56:39 PM, by BF20PERCENT

    This morning, I weighed 145.6 lbs which is one pound gain from yesterday. I meant to walk after bible study but came home later than I thought and it didn't happen. Of course, I had time to eat some food. I was craving for pineapple and ate the whole can. I didn't crave the pineapple when I didn... Read more

  • Getting ready for the weekend...

    9/14/2017 7:30:53 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Love Thursday because the weekend is at hand. Have a great day everyone. 386... Read more

  • Good Thursday Morning..

    9/14/2017 7:24:06 AM, by LILMOMMA356

    Have a Blessed day..... Read more

  • The Trail Less Traveled

    9/14/2017 5:25:30 AM, by JSTETSER

    Do you ever wish that you could park close to the trail and enjoy a quiet hike even on a busy hiking weekend? Are you tired of the overfilled parking areas near your favorite hiking spots? Maybe it’s time to explore new peaks and trails! “Where’s My Parking Spot?” It was a wacky weekend at ... Read more

  • Day 20...haircut!!!

    9/14/2017 12:09:47 AM, by KETOHOPE

    Went to gym...slow rate 2.0 mph, higher incline of 1.5%, 59 minutes, 1.94 m8les, 353 cal. Sugars were running higher today with 199 being my fbs...only 10u R, 30u N today, 1 Metformin. Got my hair cut today...chopped off about 12". Tons of compliments!!!... Read more

  • NSVs

    9/13/2017 10:36:46 PM, by PIPPAMOUSE

    Since I was lamenting the scale yesterday I figured I should follow up with some NSVs today. I went for my outdoor walk today. I know, you might be thinking that isn't THAT much of a nsv, but let me lay down some added info, aside from I got off the couch and walked. I live in MN. I HATE hot a... Read more

  • Update Blog: Being Fluffy

    9/13/2017 9:41:55 PM, by FLGIRL1234

    Wow! So how crazy is this??? I start to write this update blog and and since its been awhile I wanted to go back and see exactly how long it had been so i write it down in here and ....NO LIE....its exactly 1 year ago to the day! September 13th. WHAT?!?!I Weird right? So I guess in... Read more

  • Give Myself The Time

    9/13/2017 9:07:04 PM, by 7-DAILY-TASKS

    It’s hard to give myself the time it takes to have what I really want! I know that I “make” time for whatever I want to but it’s hard to put what I need to do into what I really want. It takes Time to be on SparkPeople Time to plan ahead for food & exercise Time to track - food, exercise, ... Read more

  • Day 13**GF-SF-LOW CARB-Anti-inflammatory Way of LIVING with 6000+ steps

    9/13/2017 8:48:11 PM, by LINDAF49

    I think there is a poem that says "more miles to go before I rest tonight..." well the bike is still waiting for me - been a mixed up day and full of interuptions, study, fun moments and laughing times with daughter and pup and just good talk times but the steps are not in so I WILL RIDE TONIGHT w... Read more

  • WEDS

    9/13/2017 7:56:59 PM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    all cakes are baked (3 weddintgs this weekend). i did my workout. dinner is done..no more food for me today. oh, yeah...and i got into Onederland today officially!! I've been in on the downstairs scale..but the upstairs one weighs me what my doctors weighs me..sometimes 2 pounds less..so thats my of... Read more

  • 3 months in...

    9/13/2017 6:41:43 PM, by TRACY6659

    So I have been doing Keto for 3 months now. Still figuring out all the nuances of it, but have a good grasp on it. One of the hardest things I am dealing with is adapting my mindset and thinking. I still compare myself to others that are losing so much weight quickly and I'm feeling left behi... Read more

  • September 9 Down 36.2 lbs

    9/13/2017 3:08:57 PM, by MYWAYHIWAY

    Keto way of eating is still working, weight loss has slowed a bit. Only 4.8 lost in August but so far 4 more in September. Funny to say only 4.8, it's an indicator of how well this way of eating works, previously I would have been thrilled with nearly 5 lbs in a month. I am having a lot of ba... Read more

  • September 13, 2017

    9/13/2017 2:02:58 PM, by BF20PERCENT

    This morning's weigh-in was 144.6 lbs. I was so weak this morning and couldn't work hard as I'd like to. Ate some foods after workout and just had lunch. Guess my first day of IF & OMAD is not going to happen today. Right now, I feel much better and wish I get my walk tonight after bible study s... Read more

  • Loss of a loved one

    9/13/2017 1:04:21 PM, by NEED2MOVE2

    I think when my Dad passed he stole my smile. I hope it will return one day. Miss him! ... Read more

  • Loss of a loved one

    9/13/2017 1:04:21 PM, by NEED2MOVE2

    I think when my Dad passed he stole my smile. I hope it will return one day. Miss him! ... Read more

  • Another update

    9/13/2017 9:53:20 AM, by MEADSBAY

    Things are slowly coming along on Anguilla in recovering from the devastating hurricane Irma. The Brits finally arrived, six days later! with some men and equipment to start rebuilding, although still no relief supplies for the people since the desalination ship arrived a few days ago. They need... Read more

  • Day 77 almost the weekend!

    9/13/2017 7:19:22 AM, by LAURIE-RN

    Door County and Ale Fest coming up this weekend. Looking forward to an adult weekend away. Scale went up a little bit this week, I'm thinking it will go down again o Monday, we will see. Still drinking lots of water and sticking to plan. Glad it's Wednesday. Tomorrow is a 1/2 day for me, the... Read more

  • Wed weigh-in 9/13

    9/13/2017 6:55:07 AM, by EVILCECIL

    9/6 weight: 199.6 current: 202.8 3.2 lbs for the week -1.2 lbs for the year 39 386... Read more

  • Good Wednesday Morning

    9/13/2017 6:52:01 AM, by LILMOMMA356

    Have a wonderful day..... Read more

  • Delayed Dreams

    9/13/2017 5:12:23 AM, by JSTETSER

    Saturday was supposed to be a fun day. I was going to meet with my NH Spark Friends for a great afternoon. Unfortunately, my morning plans of caring for Mom, and then heading our early won't work, and I'll be spending more time with her later in the day. I love my Mom, but I am disappointed. ... Read more

  • Hidee ho there

    9/13/2017 3:08:32 AM, by LEMONYLACE

    Eh, it's Wednesday. My part of the country got what's left of Irma Monday. It's been dark and rainy. It stopped long enough this evening for me to go to the store and get some incidentals. I got some plastic tubs at the dollar store to portion control things a bit better. I've been eatin... Read more

  • Day 12 **GF-SF-LOW CARB-Anti-inflammatory Way of LIVING with 5000 to 6000 steps

    9/13/2017 12:17:05 AM, by LINDAF49

    It has been a good day 250 - official weigh in is down to 204# - I read an article today encouraging to look at these weights s a five pound window and to watch for that window to slowly lower - not get hung up on a specific number but I have to see the lowest number each week go lower and if I see... Read more

  • No Scale? No Problem!

    9/12/2017 7:25:40 PM, by PATTYCAKE72552

    I just returned home after being away for three weeks, with NO SCALE! Initially I was terrified since I had been used to weighing every morning, before eating, sans clothing, and after going potty. And I'm betting that someone else out there has the same routine. Anyway, at the beginning of m... Read more

  • I want to lose fat like yesterday!

    9/12/2017 5:15:35 PM, by BF20PERCENT

    My fat loss has not been successful but at lease it is below 150. Today I weighed in at 145.8 pounds with 32.8% body fat. I would like to reach my goal of 136 by eom and I know I am wishing too much. If anything could happen, I would like to weigh that yesterday. Oh, well... Starting tomorr... Read more