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  • Planting flowers and plugs...

    4/30/2017 2:09:56 PM, by TAMIBKD

    It was so great to get outside and feel a sense of purpose and accomplishment. I knew this would be the week, as I had a spark of energy finally. I was so heavy. I tired doing every little thing, so had become very sedentary. I changed my eating and lost a few pounds and I felt my body havin... Read more

  • Swimming pool lengths ... and binary numbers

    4/30/2017 1:08:41 PM, by -JAMES-

    I've written before that I forget things, and counting lengths while swimming is one of them. There and back is two lengths, ... now am I on 24 or 26 lengths, its got to be even at this end, but ... So today, to fix that memory problem, I took 4 small flotation devices and moved them around whe... Read more

  • sunday

    4/30/2017 12:44:24 PM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    starting a new challenge tomorrow..very excited about it!! After the wonderful Disney trip i'm struggling to stay keto. I'm 2 days in...i know that it might take a week to get back into ketosis and have the cravings and hunger gone. I'm not at all HUNGRY, just craving sweet and starchy. So, i'm e... Read more

  • Sunday Brilliant Thought

    4/30/2017 9:10:10 AM, by FEEDTHEHUNGER

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  • Happy 2nd half of the weekend!!!!

    4/30/2017 9:04:00 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Hope everyone has a restful and fun Sunday! 386... Read more

  • Sun 30 April 58,9kg

    4/30/2017 3:25:34 AM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Breakfast 8am Soy milk, 2 tbsps raspberries, 5 very small chopped salted roasted cashew nuts, 2 soft dried abricots, 2 tbsps organic oats Bjorg (68% rolled oats, 12% raisins, 20% seeds: sunflower, buckwheat, squash, flax), 2 tbsps oatbran, almond essence flavouring, sucralose, 3 teas ... Read more

  • Plan B

    4/30/2017 12:20:13 AM, by TAMIBKD

    I know if plan A doesn't work there are 25 more letters in the alphabet. I read a motivational blog that talks about having a Plan B ready. My weakness seems to be mindless snacking at night . So here's to plan B. I have told myself on the weekends or days off, if I am staying up late to watch ... Read more

  • NSVs 1-35

    4/29/2017 3:40:14 PM, by FAIRYPARADISE

    I decided to start keeping track of all the non scale victories I have had since starting this new lifestyle. Each time I come up with one we (my boyfriend and I) celebrate it, but I'd like to write them down so I can remember them forever. After this post I'm probably just going to post 1-2 at a t... Read more

  • The Old Me

    4/29/2017 3:09:52 PM, by FAIRYPARADISE

    I have been hesitating about posting this for the past few days simply because I feel that it makes me look vulnerable. About a year and half ago I was awake in bed, crying and in pain and thinking about how miserable my life was. I hated being fat. I thought about all the things I could not do s... Read more

  • confession

    4/29/2017 11:37:20 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    ok so. i went to disney. first time ever. vacation of a lifetime. and i took full advantage and ate everything in sight. I was so worried i would gain 30 pounds...i got home and had gained 4. WOW!! and now back on keto its GONE, and i'm even down point 2 from my last weigh in on my challenge team. ... Read more

  • End of the week, almost...

    4/29/2017 11:05:59 AM, by TAMIBKD

    Friday was a crazy busy day, but it is the end of the month weekend and that means no rest for the weary for me at work. I ate a little more that I should have because I came home late, stayed up late, watched TV and started munching on not so good things. I realized my pattern of the past was... Read more

  • Saturday Humor

    4/29/2017 10:39:43 AM, by FEEDTHEHUNGER

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  • Happy Saturday everyone

    4/29/2017 8:24:00 AM, by EVILCECIL

    I'm off to help my son move to his new apartment today. 41 Hope you all have a great day! 386... Read more

  • Sat 29 April 58,9kg

    4/29/2017 7:26:23 AM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Breakfast 7.30am Soy milk, 2 tbsps raspberries, 5 very small chopped salted roasted cashew nuts, 2 soft dried abricots, 2 level tbsp organic oats Bjorg (68% rolled oats, 12% raisins, 20% seeds: sunflower, buckwheat, squash, flax), 2 level tbsps oatbran, almond essence flavouring, sucralose, 2 tea... Read more

  • My spinner must be broken 🤔

    4/29/2017 4:39:26 AM, by WEIGHTWAIT

    I originally thought the "spin the wheel" was a silly thing. I began to look forward to it everyday. But all my spins end in a 1. About the same as my weekly weight loss. Oh spinner, please give me a big number tomorrow 😜... Read more

  • Does Vacation have to equal weight gain?

    4/28/2017 12:22:54 PM, by NEED2MOVE2

    I say NO! 227 My goal for my vacation is NOT TO GAIN! 9 This in mind I will walk as much as I can and not go back to my old eating habits. 15 Stay tuned to see if I can pull it off..... by the way.. I will! 521 Feeling determined and strong! 104... Read more

  • TGIF

    4/28/2017 7:44:27 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Going to be a warm (hot) weekend here. Gone from trying to stay warm to trying to stay cool in a couple of weeks! Wow. Fun. Have a great weekend everyone! Try to stay comfortable what ever your weather situation is! And no matter what 386... Read more

  • Fri 28 April 58,9kg Date Night Tonight :)

    4/28/2017 3:55:57 AM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Breakfast 7.30am Soy milk, 2 tbsps mixed berries, 5 very small chopped salted roasted cashew nuts, 2 soft dried abricots, 2 level-ish tbsp organic oats Bjorg (68% rolled oats, 12% raisins, 20% seeds: sunflower, buckwheat, squash, flax), 2 level-ish tbsps oatbran, almond essence flavouring, sucral... Read more

  • That's a lot of cucumbers...

    4/27/2017 10:23:27 PM, by TAMIBKD

    I went shopping after work tonight, It seems since I am cutting all kinds of vegetables for myself both for snacking and lunch the next day everyone else in the house is jumping in and eating more healthy too. That is a great thing, but I need a bigger fridge. I go to the store about every 3 - 4 da... Read more

  • Things I am doing right

    4/27/2017 9:03:01 PM, by MEADSBAY

    Eating mindfully. Eating less. Reducing carbs (my preferred and previously successful WOE). Moving more (walking, rejoined the Y, exercising in the pool, PT exercises). Getting to bed earlier (so, reading more...yay!) Meditating more. Worrying less. Nipping negative thoughts in the bud... Read more

  • I bought almond flour today.

    4/27/2017 4:15:25 PM, by LEMONYLACE

    I made keto mug bread today. I wanted to eat in a hurry because I put it off too long and put cream cheese and pepperoni on top and ate it. It felt good. And nutty. It's unblanched flour. I've been trying to avoid bread for two months and my meals were getting kind of boring. I think thi... Read more

  • Non scale Victories!

    4/27/2017 12:38:00 PM, by NEED2MOVE2

    I have lost 4.75 inches in 1 month 224... Read more

  • Six Weeks in and Feeling Good

    4/27/2017 12:26:36 PM, by MARYLOTUS

    I'm 1/3 of the way there baby! I had 66 lbs. to lose and I'm six weeks in and down 22 lbs. My immediate goal is to get out of the 200's. I have given myself until Christmas to reach that goal. Now if that happens before then, well, I'll just have to make a new revised goal. Wouldn't that be wo... Read more

  • Thankful Thursday

    4/27/2017 7:35:06 AM, by EVILCECIL

    This week I'm Thankful for: - Friends near and far (sparkfriends especially!) - My children (even when they are rather trying, lol) - My loving wife who makes everything better Hope you all have lots of things to be thankful for and are. 386 ... Read more

  • PROGRESS

    4/27/2017 5:05:26 AM, by BETHEUNICORN

    In the past 24 hours I have hit 2 major milestones! I finally feel like I'm making some progress again after feeling stalled for the last two weeks. 1) My new scale came in yesterday! I got on it before I went to bed last night and it said 303.2. I thought, "Well boo! I'm still over 300 lbs. Bu... Read more

  • Thurs 27 April 58,4kg

    4/27/2017 4:29:58 AM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Breakfast 7.30am Soy milk, 2 tbsps mixed berries, 5 very small chopped salted roasted cashew nuts, 3 soft dried abricots, 2 tbsp organic oats Bjorg (68% rolled oats, 12% raisins, 20% seeds: sunflower, buckwheat, squash, flax), 2 tbsps oatbran, almond essence flavouring, sucralose, 2 teas ... Read more

  • Weigh in day at work

    4/26/2017 8:01:15 PM, by TAMIBKD

    We call it weigh-down Wednesday. We picked midweek as Monday would be hard after the weekend if you had a 'week' moment. This gives you two days to recover before weighing in. There are about 10 people at work who have joined together for a 12 week challenge. Because our leader was out; everyo... Read more

  • Moving forward

    4/26/2017 1:15:35 PM, by MEADSBAY

    My son is in Boston today to begin preparing for his next surgery, which will happen at the end of May. He felt well enough to get himself there (almost two hours away) and to go it alone. Patrick and his wife, my wonderful DIL, went up there (The Dana Farber Institute) last week for his six week ... Read more

  • Mayonnaise in my Coffee?

    4/26/2017 12:52:29 PM, by -JAMES-

    Subject: curing type-2 diabetes with fasting and bulletproof coffee Well, I've been thinking of going on a fast for a while. Why? Because I've read that fasting can reverse type-2 diabetes (which I have). I've read online about this, I've always wanted to believe it, but always doubted ... Read more

  • #soft

    4/26/2017 12:29:51 PM, by RITA1956

    I've kept a gel coating over my fingernails for over 10 years. It's been my only "make me feel good" type of thing I splurge on. Without something on my nails they are brittle and snap off if I even bump one on anything. Lately for some reason they've been bothering me. So I went to my manicure plac... Read more

  • Happy Hump Day

    4/26/2017 7:37:40 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Midway through the week getting ready for the downhill slide into the weekend. Hope everyone is having a good week and 386... Read more

  • Gym Joining Time!

    4/26/2017 5:14:21 AM, by BETHEUNICORN

    I know some of you are wondering how my W5D3 C25K run went, well it STILL hasn't happened. It was raining when I got home from work again yesterday. I had a headache but I went to bed and was hoping it would be gone when I woke up. I set my alarm for 7 pm so I could get up and do C25K before it got ... Read more

  • Wed 26 April 58,1kg

    4/26/2017 3:15:28 AM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Breakfast 7.30am Soy milk, 2 tbsps mixed berries, 2 tbsp organic oats Bjorg (68% rolled oats, 12% raisins, 20% seeds: sunflower, buckwheat, squash, flax), 2 tbsps oatbran, almond essence flavouring, sucralose, 3 teas Forgot to put the dried fruit in Snack 10.30am 2 Whi... Read more

  • Everybody has an opinion

    4/25/2017 11:28:31 PM, by TAMIBKD

    Giving people the benefit of the doubt at work is getting hard. Everyone can tell me how every other associate should be doing their job, while failing to see the problems in their own department. Makes me think of the story of Everybody, anybody, somebody, nobody: Everybody said that anybody c... Read more

  • The end of an error

    4/25/2017 3:20:49 PM, by BKISSEE1

    I am here to say, if you think you want to give up for any reason DON'T! I gave up last year...I was doing so good. I had lost 65lbs in 68 days! I had more energy at 41 years old then I had had in years. But I guit.. it was the longest year of my life. I was lucky to maintain most of my loss give ... Read more

  • Tues 25 April 58kg

    4/25/2017 9:45:04 AM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Breakfast 7.30am Soy milk, 2 tbsps mixed berries, 5 very small chopped salted roasted cashew nuts, 3 soft dried abricots, 2 tbsp organic oats Bjorg (68% rolled oats, 12% raisins, 20% seeds: sunflower, buckwheat, squash, flax), 2 tbsps oatbran, almond essence flavouring, sucralose, 3 teas ... Read more

  • Moving forward

    4/25/2017 7:39:10 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Seem stuck again - weight not moving. Keeping up the fight and going to shake up the routine. Hope everyone is making good progress on there journey here. 386... Read more

  • April 25, 2017

    4/25/2017 4:04:44 AM, by RYLEE1972

    Im at work and I have an orientee that is doing all of my work. That let's me play on here. I figure is time to blog again. it helps me process things. ive started doing the ketogenic diet. i really like it. ive found some very informational websites and great recipes and if i dont fo... Read more

  • Coming up on day 21 already?

    4/24/2017 11:14:45 PM, by TAMIBKD

    I have always heard that if you stick with something for 21 days you will have developed a new habit. Well today is day 21. I feel like I have made progress, but not sure I have the stick to it mind set yet. Eating Healthy check No fast foods check Taking lunch to work check Tracking ... Read more

  • #big mistake

    4/24/2017 5:08:28 PM, by RITA1956

    I've really messed up my weight loss efforts. I'll just have to wait and see just how bad over the next day or two. I'm diabetic and take one insulin that works for 24 hours. Considering insulin is the cause of weight gain, I'm already fighting an uphill battle. Not too long ago I was also taking on... Read more

  • Be careful with bulletproof coffee

    4/24/2017 3:16:29 PM, by WEIGHTWAIT

    I read that people are drinking bulletproof coffee but are not on a ketogenic diet. It's really only useful if you are in ketosis. It can cause cholesterol to go too high. It's way to high in fat for the average persons diet. I am on a ketogenic diet. I do use this coffee but I don't need any "sp... Read more

  • Weekend Adventures!

    4/24/2017 12:22:06 PM, by BETHEUNICORN

    I worked Friday night and was supposed to have to work Saturday night but my boss texted me Saturday afternoon and my shift got cancelled so no work for me! Yay! I knew there was a chance it would get cancelled but I wasn't counting on it so I was super excited when I got the text that I wouldn't ha... Read more

  • I loathe logging

    4/24/2017 10:57:58 AM, by CECE0330

    I really, really do. It's just too damn tedious and I'm simply too busy to log in every single time I eat something. I don't find the mobile app helpful, and since I make a lot of my own meals from scratch, that means having to do the stupid recipe calculator which is BEYOND tedious. Wah. W... Read more

  • Day 120 Results

    4/24/2017 8:44:48 AM, by FEEDTHEHUNGER

    I've been doing a little two-step with myself the last two weeks. Two pounds down during the week, two pounds back on the weekend. My choices around get togethers with family and friends the last two weekends have pulled me out of my serene feeling of success and I've decided that stops 227 RIGHT ... Read more

  • Hitting the ground running on Monday

    4/24/2017 7:44:49 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Literally - I'm going for a run this afternoon - rain or shine. Need to get my self in gear! Have a great Monday all! 386... Read more

  • Mon 24 April 58,5kg

    4/24/2017 4:15:07 AM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Breakfast 7.30am Soy milk, 2 tbsps mixed berries, 5 very small chopped salted roasted cashew nuts, 3 soft dried abricots, 2 tbsp organic oats Bjorg (68% rolled oats, 12% raisins, 20% seeds: sunflower, buckwheat, squash, flax), 2 tbsps oatbran, almond essence flavouring, sucralose, 2 teas ... Read more

  • Exercise is U shaped?

    4/23/2017 10:54:14 PM, by PROVERBS31JULIA

    Read this article: http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0
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    ht-loss.html Wonder if this is what is going on with the tiredness after I walk a long time in the morning? I'm trying to get away from sitting too long at one time but t... Read more

  • Sunday Brilliant Thought -- Self Apology

    4/23/2017 8:52:14 AM, by FEEDTHEHUNGER

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  • Happy Sunday!!!

    4/23/2017 8:38:37 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Have a great 2nd half of your weekend. I know I'm going to try my best. Need to eat a little more for a change... LOL! Don't want my body going into "starvation mode" and fighting me on weight loss. Have a great Sunday everyone! 386... Read more

  • Set backs are going to happen

    4/23/2017 7:08:46 AM, by MJ20171

    Set backs ARE going to happen that's one thing for sure. Last week when I weighed in I gained even though I stuck to my program religiously. I felt very upset but I knew I didn't cheat. I stayed on program and didn't let it get to me.It went up one more pound during that week but today at weigh i... Read more

  • Sun 23 April 58,8kg

    4/23/2017 6:15:34 AM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Breakfast 7.20am Soy milk, 2 tbsps mixed berries, 5 very small chopped salted roasted cashew nuts, 4 small soft dried abricots, 2 tbsp organic oats Bjorg (68% rolled oats, 12% raisins, 20% seeds: sunflower, buckwheat, squash, flax), 2 tbsps oatbran, almond essence flavouring, sucralose, 3 teas ... Read more

  • Kitty claw rubber tips, save your furniture

    4/22/2017 11:44:34 PM, by WEIGHTWAIT

    We bought new living room furniture. Our adorable kitty decided one of the former chairs was his scratching post. He would also scratch down the walls.I tried all the common solutions, using a squirt bottle, anti-scratch spray, and a few others. I wouldn't have his claws removed of course. I was ... Read more

  • Sat 22 April 58,4kg

    4/22/2017 8:55:29 AM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Breakfast 8am-ish Soy milk, 2 tbsps mixed berries, 5 very small chopped salted roasted cashew nuts, about 5 small soft dried abricots, 2 tbsp organic oats Bjorg (68% rolled oats, 12% raisins, 20% seeds: sunflower, buckwheat, squash, flax), 2 tbsps oatbran, almond essence flavouring, sucralose, 3 ... Read more

  • Saturday...

    4/22/2017 8:46:06 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Great day to get stuff done and have some fun! Have a great day everyone! 386... Read more

  • Saturday Humor

    4/22/2017 8:20:28 AM, by FEEDTHEHUNGER

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  • C25K Update!

    4/22/2017 1:24:33 AM, by BETHEUNICORN

    I finished my two 8 min run intervals when I got home from work yesterday morning (I work 3rd shift) and it was ROUGH! haha! I finished though. I am supposed to do a 20 minute run on Sunday & I'm not being pessimistic but I'm not sure I'll be able to do that. I'm going to do my best and if I feel li... Read more

  • Veggies from table scraps

    4/21/2017 6:31:22 PM, by WEIGHTWAIT

    This isn't a new idea but I am beginning to think it's so old that it's being forgotten. I use the scraps from many fruits and vegetables to begin new plants. I use 4-7 gallon "bags" that last for years. They keep from root balling. They are breathable and moveable. They have handles for easy mo... Read more

  • Something changed

    4/21/2017 5:37:44 PM, by LEMONYLACE

    My Bell's Palsy has changed a little. I can just barely move the corner of my mouth. I've been bummed out about this and have been trying to come to terms with my stuck half a face, but then something starts to move. I'm cautiously happy. If the half numb tongue goes away I'll be more peppy. ... Read more

  • TGIF!!!

    4/21/2017 7:34:07 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Happy Friday to all - I'm going to get out there and have some fun this weekend, burning calories in the process! Hope everyone has a fun weekend!! 386... Read more

  • I need help!

    4/21/2017 5:37:00 AM, by BETHEUNICORN

    Thank you to every one who commented on my last blog! Means so much to have all the support from the people on this site. Love you all! Well today is W5D2 of C25K, two 8 min run intervals. I'm so nervous but also kind of excited. Pray I don't keel over. lol I'm really scared of that 20 minute ... Read more

  • Fri 21 April 58,2kg

    4/21/2017 4:46:09 AM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Breakfast 8am-ish Almond milk, soy milk, 2 tbsps mixed berries, 5 very small chopped salted roasted cashew nuts, about 4 soft dried abricots, 2 tbsp organic oats Bjorg (68% rolled oats, 12% raisins, 20% seeds: sunflower, buckwheat, squash, flax), 2 tbsps oatbran, almond essence flavouring, sucral... Read more

  • I made it through Easter without any sugar!

    4/20/2017 8:25:36 PM, by WEIGHTWAIT

    I didn't "cheat" once during Easter. As a chocolate lover, this was no small feat. I didn't even have a bite. I didn't want to go out of ketosis for a bite of chocolate.... Read more

  • lowest weight in years

    4/20/2017 1:43:20 PM, by NEED2MOVE2

    Love the keto lifestyle! I works for my body. I feel great.. have energy and sleep great. Creeping up on 6 weeks this Saturday... and I am down -15. 104... Read more

  • Thankful Thursday

    4/20/2017 7:29:24 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Thankful for my amazing wife, two magnificent children, a good job, my health, my family and my friends. Hope everyone appreciates all they have and have a great day!!! 386... Read more

  • Thurs 20 April 57,8kgs Restaurant tonight!

    4/20/2017 5:49:47 AM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Breakfast 7am Almond milk, coconut cream, 2 tbsps mixed berries, 5 smallish chopped salted roasted cashew nuts, about 4 soft dried abricots, 1 tbsp organic oats Bjorg (3 graines: 60% oat, 20% wheat, 20% spelt), 2 tbsps oatbran, almond essence flavouring, sucralose, 3 teas Fairly... Read more

  • CAUTION measuring Stevia, I had a very unpleasant experience

    4/20/2017 2:44:21 AM, by WEIGHTWAIT

    I have been fortunate to not have an overwhelming sweet tooth. I do love chocolate though, I will eat almost pure cacao but some sweetness is necessary for, well almost anyone. I am on a Keto diet. I was craving something sweet. I had compiled a bunch of low carb high fat recipes to cover most cra... Read more

  • C25K success with a weight gain fail

    4/19/2017 11:58:47 PM, by BETHEUNICORN

    I completed C25K W5D1 this afternoon. I was wiped out after I was finished and wanted to take a nap. The sad thing is that today is the easiest day for week 5. On Friday I have to do two 8 minute jogging intervals with a 5 min walk between them. Today I did three 5 min jogging intervals with 3 minu... Read more

  • Money changers in the Temple... Airport... Hotel... Museum etc

    4/19/2017 11:13:16 PM, by PROVERBS31JULIA

    Just so you know, I'm a year behind on learning about this new app for iOS and Android platforms... but, being as I am easily amused and I have traveled a little tiny bit, and I know there are others here on the Spark who travel a LOT, I decided to risk redundancy and share the info anyway. If it's ... Read more

  • Wed Weigh-In 4/19

    4/19/2017 7:34:01 AM, by EVILCECIL

    current weight: 199.4 +1.0 lbs for week -4.6 lbs for the year Need to redouble the efforts here - I'm headed the wrong way. I'm still down for the year though - let's remain optimistic! 386... Read more

  • Small Ball

    4/19/2017 7:25:22 AM, by FEEDTHEHUNGER

    From a previous SparkPeople reflections email: "There are natural consequences that accompany every choice we make in life. Some opportunities inevitably pass us by, but we can take advantage of others. Many people feel powerless, but this is rarely the case -- some opportunities just require... Read more

  • Wed 19 April 57,8kgs

    4/19/2017 4:28:51 AM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Breakfast 7am Almond milk, 2 tbsps mixed berries, 6 smallish chopped salted roasted cashew nuts, 4 soft dried abricots, 1 tbsp organic oats Bjorg (3 graines: 60% oat, 20% wheat, 20% spelt), 2 tbsps oatbran, almond essence flavouring, sucralose, 3 teas Quick 15min bike ride into tow... Read more

  • My "puppy" he keeps me active

    4/19/2017 12:31:15 AM, by WEIGHTWAIT

    I have a German Shepard/Bull Mastiff 11 month old puppy. We run together in the backyard. It's great exercise and he loves it. #dog #exercise #friends... Read more

  • Need I say more?

    4/18/2017 10:50:47 PM, by MEADSBAY

    Here she is. Our sweet little adorable first granddaughter, Lucy. Many of my long time sparkpeeeps have 'known' her since she was born and through many of her big life events (she'll be EIGHT next month). So, anyway, now Lucy is a big girl, missing a bunch of teeth, with a few more wi... Read more

  • Got a GREAT night's sleep!

    4/18/2017 7:36:02 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Isn't that just the best! It's easy to forget sometimes how much a good night's sleep can make you feel better. Hope everyone slept well and has a great day today! 386... Read more

  • Tues 18 April 58,5kgs

    4/18/2017 5:35:18 AM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Breakfast 7am Almond milk, 2 tbsps mixed berries, 5 very small chopped salted roasted cashew nuts, 3 dried abricots, 1 tbsp organic oats Bjorg (3 graines: 60% oat, 20% wheat, 20% spelt), 2 tbsps oatbran, almond essence flavouring, sucralose, 3 teas Sedentary morning (tv and d... Read more

  • Easter Confessions

    4/18/2017 2:38:58 AM, by BETHEUNICORN

    I finally got to go home to GA and see my family over the weekend! My husband drove us down there and back (I hate to drive long distances) and I read the whole way. We went down on Friday afternoon after I got off work & drove back on Sunday night. I'm back at work tonight. It feels like it went by... Read more

  • The Big Fat Lie We've Believed

    4/17/2017 1:34:35 PM, by GZELLEFRO

    How many times do we talk down to ourselves? We've been brainwashed! I think part of it is from the media: Hollywood, magazines, our "friends", or well-meaning family members, but finally it doesn't matter who or what or why we have developed these feelings. Somehow we've gotten it into our heads... Read more

  • Accomplishments

    4/17/2017 1:24:16 PM, by LADYHOWLETT

    I don’t think much on exactly how long I have been trying to get healthy, some years I didn’t do much of anything, yes years, not weeks, not months, but years. At my highest weight I was 429lbs, I believe that was about 8 years ago. I just don’t know exactly when (depression messes with my mind and ... Read more

  • One year anniversary - almost 50lbs lighter

    4/17/2017 12:07:10 PM, by VODKASODA

    161.4 Today is my ketoversary. One year ago, I lay in bed, agonizing over my weight, humiliated and desperate. The thought I kept coming back to - I'd had so many nights unable to sleep, head spinning and frustrated about my weight and the humiliation I felt from it... and that one though... Read more

  • Wasn't able to sleep at all last night....

    4/17/2017 7:44:17 AM, by EVILCECIL

    ...it's going to be a long day! 102 Hope everyone else is rested and ready for the week! 386... Read more

  • Mon 17 April 58,2kgs

    4/17/2017 3:38:47 AM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Breakfast about 8am Soy milk, 2 tbsps mixed berries, about 5 very small chopped salted roasted cashew nuts, about 5 dried abricots, 1 tbsp organic oats Bjorg (3 graines: 60% oat, 20% wheat, 20% spelt), 2 tbsps oatbran, almond essence flavouring, sucralose, 3 teas This morning... Read more

  • 4 weeks down - great results

    4/16/2017 10:31:28 PM, by RAINURSE

    Happy Easter! 449 So it has been four weeks since I decided to turn my nutritional world upside down. I now eat low carb, mod protein and high fat. Yes, high fat. And the results are amazing. 1. I no longer crave carbs, sweets, or anything. 2. Everyone around me is noticing, wow! ... Read more

  • Happy Easter!

    4/16/2017 8:47:22 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Hope everyone has a great Sunday! 386... Read more

  • Happy Easter!

    4/16/2017 5:25:18 AM, by FEEDTHEHUNGER

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  • Sun 16 April 58,2kgs

    4/16/2017 3:30:42 AM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Breakfast about 8am Soy milk, 2 tbsps mixed berries, about 8 very small chopped salted roasted cashew nuts, 4 dried abricots, 2 dried figs, 1 tbsp organic oats Bjorg (3 graines: 60% oat, 20% wheat, 20% spelt), 1 tbsp oatbran, 2 tbsps Nutrifibres, almond essence flavouring, sucralose, 3 teas ... Read more

  • It's Saturday!!

    4/15/2017 9:01:08 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Short post - lots to do today! Have a great Saturday everyone!! 386... Read more

  • Happy Easter!

    4/15/2017 8:26:10 AM, by MEADSBAY

    My dear man and I are feeling better each day, but, oh, my, how weakened we are after just a month or so of illness! 40 He gets short of breath so easily as his pneumonia is gone but acute bronchitis is just now resolving. The spasm in my back is settling down and I am working on my range of m... Read more

  • Saturday Humor (Easter Edition)

    4/15/2017 6:44:20 AM, by FEEDTHEHUNGER

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  • Sat 15 April 58,4kgs

    4/15/2017 5:44:49 AM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Yes, sore throat seems to have gone, phew!!!!! Breakfast about 8am Soy milk, 2 tbsps mixed berries, about 5 smallish chopped salted roasted cashew nuts, 2 smallish dried abricots, 2 dried fig, 1 tbsp organic oats Bjorg (3 graines: 60% oat, 20% wheat, 20% spelt), 1 tbsp oatbran, 2 tbsps Nutri... Read more

  • Beauty of Nature - worldwide

    4/14/2017 10:02:33 PM, by PROVERBS31JULIA

    Despite all the terrible things going on in the world, there is STILL much beauty and awesomeness from our Creator - Enjoy! (it's about 10 minutes long) youtu.be/mMq1FqiM8Qc Happy Sabbath!!... Read more

  • Baby Blues... and a possible nutritional fix

    4/14/2017 10:17:19 AM, by PROVERBS31JULIA

    My baby-making days are over, but I would think something like this nutritional supplement would have helped me. I got this article in my email, from Drs Oz & Roizeb: http://m.arcamax.com/healthand
    spirit/health/youdocs/s-19
    45227?ezine=324 I will probably see this in our dead tree... Read more

  • TGIF!!

    4/14/2017 7:05:51 AM, by EVILCECIL

    Have a good Good Friday! Hope everyone has a great weekend with Family and Friends. Lay off the Easter candy! 20 386... Read more

  • Fri 14 April 58,5kgs (Posh open-air lunch this midday, can't wait!!)

    4/14/2017 3:27:50 AM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Throat still sensitive but feels like it's on the mend, keeping fingers crossed Breakfast about 7.30am Soy milk, 1 big tbsp mixed berries, about 5 small chopped salted roasted cashew nuts, 2 small dried abricots, 1 dried fig, 1 tbsp organic oats Bjorg (3 graines: 60% oat, 20% wheat, 20% spel... Read more

  • Artifical Sweeteners are the Devil in Disguise

    4/13/2017 10:05:13 PM, by MARYLOTUS

    Who knew that artificial sweeteners can cause a weight loss stall? Insulin plays a huge role in weight loss. As a Type 2 diabetic that is also insulin resistant, this is a big deal. I'm following the low carb Ketogenic diet. I eat less than 20 carbs a day, per my doctors recommendation. As a side ef... Read more

  • All is well

    4/13/2017 9:15:54 PM, by MEADSBAY

    Seriously. My life, just like yours, is full of amazing, soul-enriching, wonderful people and experiences. Except when it's not. 24 Some days are full of joy and belly-splitting laughs. Some days I am fighting tears. Right now, my family is going through an unbelievably difficult time.... Read more

  • You Can Do This!

    4/13/2017 11:37:52 AM, by GZELLEFRO

    I feel defeated a lot of the time, but I tell myself that when I get side tracked and overeat or eat the wrong foods, I am making these healthy changes for the rest of my life. I try not to measure my efforts by one day or one week or one month, even. I've found it's a mental mindset! I'm ... Read more

  • The traffic jam finally came TMI-ish

    4/13/2017 8:12:12 AM, by LEMONYLACE

    Couple of days days ago my butt was fine but now this. I'm maybe a month into this lower carb thing and yesterday the bathroom was such an ordeal I had to go lay down on the bed afterward. It's menstruation time and I have been involuntarily fasting because of nausea and loss of appetite (ate just... Read more

  • Thankful Thursday

    4/13/2017 7:40:41 AM, by EVILCECIL

    I am thankful for my amazing and beautiful wife, my children, my puppy and my health. Hope you all have a lot to be thankful for too! Have a great Thursday! 386... Read more

  • Thurs 13 April 58,3kgs

    4/13/2017 3:41:25 AM, by LOWGIMEALPHOTOS

    Sore throat and cold symptoms persisting, alas. Breakfast about 7.30am Almond milk, 2 tbsps mixed berries, about 10 small chopped salted roasted cashew nuts, about 4 small dried abricots, 1 dried fig, 1 tbsp organic oats Bjorg (3 graines: 60% oat, 20% wheat, 20% spelt), 1 tbsp oatbran, 2 tbs... Read more

  • Halfway!

    4/12/2017 11:59:13 PM, by BETHEUNICORN

    Tonight was the end of Week 5 of the 10 week Biggest Loser Challenge I signed up for. That means that I am half-way through this challenge! WOO-HOO! I feel like the weeks have just been flying by. I wanted to do a little re-cap to remind myself that I am making BIG changes, all my small changes are ... Read more