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  • WHAT IS HEALTHY? thats what I am exploring ....

    9/23/2014 8:11:02 AM, by SUNSHINE5268

    WHAT IS HEALTHY? thats what I am exploring now.... its NEVER too late .... This was my truth... MOST of my life until now. Becoming and B... Read more

  • WEIGHT CK UPDATE 09/23/14 ~ Lost Another Pound :-)

    9/23/2014 6:34:39 AM, by SUNSHINE5268

    WEIGHT CK UPDATE 09/23/14 ~ Lost Another Pound! 2013 YR = 347 lbs = my highest weight ever 07/15/14 = 333 lbs starting weight 07/17/14 = 324.8 lbs 07/18/14 = 322.8 lbs 07/19/14 = 320.8 lbs 07/28/14 = VSS 08/01/14 = 304.4 lbs 08/11/14 = 30... Read more

  • My expectations BLC 26

    9/22/2014 9:38:09 PM, by --MAY--

    As a Hot Mocha Maniac, I expect to lose 20 pounds, I will eat breakfast everyday, and with the help of my teammates, I will be able to do this. I expect to get toned and lose inches and get my BMI to a healthy 25, I have been there but not for a few years. I really like the structure of the B... Read more

  • A tough day, but at least I'm trying.

    9/22/2014 9:13:31 PM, by KAYE_K

    Major body image issues today. My jeans rustled when I walked. I huffed and puffed up the stairs. I didn't like what I saw when I looked in the mirror. You know, one of those days. I guess it happens sometimes. Still, I guess it counts for something that I did the following: Started off my day ... Read more

  • My 34 Week Challenge: Week 1, Day 1

    9/22/2014 6:03:06 PM, by DARTHA

    Arbitrary Goal: To lose 34 pounds or more in 34 weeks. Reason: My health is deplorable. My depression is out of control. I'm tired of feeling lethargic and overwhelmed with my life, house, kids, yard, everything in general. Process: I'm going to be going through various books, challenges... Read more

  • Goals? Yup I've got 'em

    9/22/2014 4:53:16 PM, by CHOCOHOLIC2276

    So here's another round of BLC- now to set some goals up. I don't do well with goals. I set up these extreme, detailed goals, which can be overwhelming. I vow not to eat any junk food, not to binge, not to miss a workout in the next 12 weeks. Reality? It's a no go and I get bored. So.... Read more

  • MORTICIAADDAMS ~ I cant find your page :(

    9/22/2014 2:55:30 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    Dear MORTICIAADDAMS I cannot find your spark page...its not listed by your name when you post on my page. and I tried and I tried I looked high and lo... Read more

  • How a bra changed everything: a look back at the journey thus far

    9/22/2014 11:31:23 AM, by SPARKEDPERSON

    Size 8. How long it has been since I have seen you.... A journey up the scale, and one turned back down the scale with what seems like the most basic of purchases. 13 years ago I was young, fit and just barely pregnant. At 145 lbs, I fit comfortably into a size 6/7. I was very, very active, ate... Read more

  • *** Take a POOP, Lose a Pound ... that's what happened to me this a.m.

    9/22/2014 9:24:57 AM, by SUNSHINE5268

    *** Take a POOP, Lose a Pound ... that's what happened to me this a.m. No Joke. Weighed in around 5 a.m. this morning = 290.2 lbs 7:15am this a.m. = Took a poop 7:20 a.m. this morning = 289.2 Stepped on the scale and Read more

  • WEIGHT CK UPDATE 09/22/14

    9/22/2014 7:42:12 AM, by SUNSHINE5268

    WEIGHT CK UPDATE 09/22/14 2013 YR = 347 lbs = my highest weight ever 07/15/14 = 333 lbs 07/17/14 = 324.8 lbs 07/18/14 = 322.8 lbs 07/19/14 = 320.8 lbs 07/28/14 = VSS 08/01/14 = 304.4 lbs 08/11/14 = 302.0 lbs 08/15/14 = 301.0 lbs 08/16/14 = 3... Read more

  • Dland Part 2: Revenge Of The Mouse + Game Has Begun!

    9/22/2014 3:54:59 AM, by STEPH-KNEE

    Okay, so I totally went to Disneyland again, but this time with a friend/coworker! I had a blast with my uncle, but boys aren't as "picturey" as girls are! LOL. We like to take pics, and go do little silly stuff that maybe a guy wouldn't be interested in doing. We had a blast and are headed back the... Read more

  • One Year Sparkversary

    9/19/2014 7:21:53 AM, by TERI-RIFIC

    Tomorrow will be exactly one year since I restarted Spark People. My original goal was (60-60-60) -to lose 60 pounds by the time I was 60 and weigh 160. As of this morning I weigh 168, and I have lost 54 pounds. I'll take it! My ... Read more

  • Portion Control .. what I ate for today.. trying something NEW!

    9/18/2014 11:06:40 AM, by SUNSHINE5268

    Portion Control .. what I ate for today.. trying something NEW! I just wanna DO BETTER, so I am taking CONTROL BACK and following the RULES of portion CONTROL instead of Glutteny. I found 4 ounce food containers in wal-mart that LOOK like this but they all have a light green li... Read more

  • RE-BOOT Time .................

    9/18/2014 7:17:49 AM, by SUNSHINE5268

    REBOOT Time ................. It is time..... WEIGHT JOURNEY 2013 YR = 347 lbs = my highest weight ever 07/15/14 = 333 lbs 07/17/14 =... Read more

  • Who Wants To Play A Game?

    9/18/2014 3:00:59 AM, by STEPH-KNEE

    Okay, so not a scary game, but a fun game! Okay, maybe fun is over advertising a little bit! I was trying to come up for a way that my coworker and I could get back to business and kind of feeling like we are working ... Read more

  • WEIGHT CK UPDATE 09/15/14

    9/17/2014 10:45:57 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    WEIGHT CK UPDATE 09/15/14 2013 YR = 347 lbs = my highest weight ever 07/15/14 = 333 lbs 07/17/14 = 324.8 lbs 07/18/14 = 322.8 lbs 07/19/14 = 320.8 lbs 07/28/14 = VSS 08/01/14 = 304.4 lbs 08/11/14 = 302.0 lbs 08/15/14 = 301.0 lbs 08/16/14... Read more

  • Big Changes

    9/17/2014 7:42:18 AM, by TERI-RIFIC

    The stuff that was going on in my life concerned my daughter's problem with domestic violence. She will be staying with us for the foreseeable future. I really wasn't going to blog about it, because it is so personal, but, it is the reason that I have not been as active on Spark People. So I wanted ... Read more

  • So Here's The Problem... LOL!

    9/16/2014 7:31:15 AM, by STEPH-KNEE

    This is totally one of this ridiculous "non problem problems"! I have been thinking a lot about everything. How I am still up 8ish pounds from my lowest weight... That I am still almost 30 pounds away from my goal wei... Read more

  • SOME of the things I learned from my nutrionist on 9/12/14

    9/15/2014 3:29:12 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    SOME of the things I learned from my nutrionist on 9/12/14 09/12/14 from Nutritionist Julie Anderson • Eat a H... Read more

  • The POTLUCK and my shame .........

    9/13/2014 6:53:57 AM, by SUNSHINE5268

    The POTLUCK and my Shame ............. Friday, the Employee Team's potluck on 09/12/14 for breaking records at work! ... Read more

  • WEIGHT CK UPDATE 09/13/14

    9/13/2014 4:54:15 AM, by SUNSHINE5268

    WEIGHT CK UPDATE 09/13/14 2013 YR = 343 lbs 07/15/14 = 333 lbs 07/17/14 = 324.8 lbs 07/18/14 = 322.8 lbs 07/19/14 = 320.8 lbs 07/28/14 = VSS 08/01/14 = 304.4 lbs 08/11/14 = 302.0 lbs 08/15/14 = 301.0 lbs 08/16/14 = 300.2 lbs 08/25/14 = 2... Read more

  • WEIGHT CK UPDATE 09/12/14

    9/12/2014 9:13:17 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    WEIGHT CK UPDATE 09/12/14 2013 YR = 343 lbs 07/15/14 = 333 lbs 07/17/14 = 324.8 lbs 07/18/14 = 322.8 lbs 07/19/14 = 320.8 lbs 07/28/14 = VSS 08/01/14 = 304.4 lbs 08/11/14 = 302.0 lbs 08/15/14 = 301.0 lbs 08/16/14 = 300.2 lbs 08/25/14 = 297.8 lbs 08... Read more

  • Opinions Are Like ________...

    9/12/2014 3:01:46 AM, by STEPH-KNEE

    So every quote about opinions ended in something quite inappropriate... so I will just let you fill in the blank the word of your choice! I am often open to hearing other people's ideas and opinions... a lot of ... Read more

  • WEIGHT CK UPDATE 09/11/14

    9/11/2014 4:17:38 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    WEIGHT CK UPDATE 09/11/14 2013 YR = 343.0 07/15/14 = 333 lbs 07/17/14 = 324.8 lbs 07/18/14 = 322.8 lbs 07/19/14 = 320.8 lbs 07/28/14 = VS Surgery 08/01/14 = 304.4 lbs 08/11/14 = 302.0 lbs 08/15/14 = 301.0 lbs 08/16/14 = 300.2 lbs 08/25/14 = 297.8 lbs... Read more

  • Day 3 of NO stomach upset.... after WEEKS of suffering with vomiting

    9/11/2014 9:06:35 AM, by SUNSHINE5268

    This is day 3 of NO vomiting, NO stomach upset .... after LITERALLY 5 WEEKS of suffering with vomiting. No more suffering, thanks to me adhering to my surgeon's advice of 2 days ago when I asked for help. he ... Read more

  • Move...Scale...Move!!!

    9/10/2014 4:22:31 PM, by ASANTOSO

    What gives...I've tracked my food and exercised for at least an hour and I haven't lost ANYTHING since Saturday. If anything, that little monster keeps creeping UP!!! I know it has only been 10 days of tracking, but seriously...not even a little bit. Curse you scale...encourage me just a little b... Read more

  • Restart and a Breather

    9/10/2014 12:49:53 PM, by CHOCOHOLIC2276

    Hi there Spark friends!! Where have I been most of the year? Mostly keeping my head above water. Work took on a life of its own- the past months have been grueling to say the least. Long hours, weekends working. The company I work for sold and this was part of the process. So w... Read more

  • Autumn-Triggers

    9/8/2014 6:39:59 AM, by TERI-RIFIC

    Very quickly after I wrote my previous blog about overcoming my love of Dairy Queen blizzards, a commercial for the new apple pie and pumpkin pie blizzards for fall came on the TV and I wanted them!! If I hadn't seen that commercial I would have never thought about any kind of blizzard. Also, Dun... Read more

  • Is The Glass 1/2 Empty Or 1/2 Full?

    9/8/2014 3:04:16 AM, by STEPH-KNEE

    September 2014: 190ISH July 2013: ^It may be only a few pounds difference, but I definitely see big changes in my face comparing those 2 photos! ... Read more

  • back again. again.

    9/7/2014 4:31:08 PM, by READYTOJOG

    so, here i am again. since last i was active on SP, I have moved, gotten a master's degree and begun another graduate program. i have also put on weight. after years of not looking in the mirror (again) and failing to face both my reflection and the behaviors that have led to it, i am here again to ... Read more

  • Disneyland, The Zoo & 25,000 Step Badge, OH MY!

    9/5/2014 5:03:30 AM, by STEPH-KNEE

    Wednesday was just an all around amazing day! I could go on and on for hours about how Disneyland wasn't really crowded, we rode about 15 rides and our longest wait was a mere 30 minutes! We met lots of characters an... Read more

  • A New Day, a New Life, a New Me...

    9/4/2014 8:40:02 PM, by ASANTOSO

    Well...It's been over 4 years since I have tracked, written, anything and I am 40 pounds heavier than I was then. WOW. It's time to get real and be real. I weigh more now than I have in over 12 years. I have no pregnancy to blame, I have no injury to blame, I have nothing to blame except myself... Read more

  • Motivation

    9/4/2014 7:59:11 PM, by TIFFA409

    As part of my 5% Fall challenge I need to make a list of my reasons for my weight loss journey. Here goes... Today's assignment is to list all the reasons you want to lose weight. What do you want to change? How do you want to look? How do you want to feel? What things will you be able to do i... Read more

  • Day 122 ~ 77 days

    9/3/2014 2:09:19 PM, by CRAZYWRITER

    Wow. So its been 77 days since I last posted. However just because I've gone 77 days without posting does not mean that I have gone 77 days without exercising and thinking about my food choices. Here is what has happened The first thirty days on my absences was spent in Italy. Here I was bad ab... Read more

  • Sometimes You Just Gotta Do It Yourself...

    9/3/2014 3:01:09 AM, by STEPH-KNEE

    Weight loss journeys are not easy, we need all the support and accountability we can get! In an ideal world, everyone in your household would hop on board, eat the same foods you do, and walk hand in hand with you as you embark... Read more

  • In The News- Can You Train Your Brain To Like Healthy Foods?

    9/2/2014 10:51:12 AM, by TERI-RIFIC

    The answer is yes and they had a news feature on the study this morning on TV. When I first started the "diet" that has been working for me I had just read "the Skinny on Losing Weight" . A couple of things really stood out to me. One is that Dr. Aronne explained how there is a physiological reaso... Read more

  • Quiet Time Is Over & No Weigh September!

    8/30/2014 5:15:04 AM, by STEPH-KNEE

    It was a mere 2 days ago that I said I needed to take some "quiet time" for myself to kind of figure out what was going on with me. Well, quiet time is over! So seriously, I really can't stay away from Spark. It just goes to show how much this is a part of my life, my weight loss journ... Read more

  • Do These Pants Make My Butt Look Big? - Be Honest!

    8/29/2014 1:14:04 PM, by TERI-RIFIC

    After contemplating the pros and cons of playing hockey this year I decided to go ahead and do it. Cons: too old, too fat , crummy skater, might break a leg. Pros: have fun, do something different, meet new people, get to be ... Read more

  • Day 4: SPLAT!

    8/26/2014 6:35:38 AM, by STEPH-KNEE

    In my last blog I talked about how the ball was rolling in the right direction... but I was like Indiana Jones, trying to stay ahead of it, hoping not to get squished! I wish I could tell you that some unforeseeable circumstance c... Read more

  • Too Much STUFF

    8/24/2014 9:08:51 AM, by TERI-RIFIC

    First, I thank my Spark Friends who commiserated with me on the flooding of my basement. When we sold our house of 20 years about 3 years ago we had a big garage sale and then we filled 2 big roll-off dumpsters with junk. I was really convicted that I just had too much stuff. At the end of th... Read more