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  • Gained a pound but no worried

    2/11/2016 10:35:50 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    I gained a pound since yesterday. I'm up to 195 pounds. At least it wasn't a HUGE weight gain like a 30 pound gain. I am still feeling good. I am hoping that I can get more weight off before the end of the month. I am hoping at or below 190 pounds. I have kept my weight under 200 pounds here lately ... Read more

  • IncomeTax Refund, 1st time in life = Debt Free ****************

    2/11/2016 11:01:43 AM, by SUNSHINE5268

    Income Tax Refund = 1st time in life reached GOAL = Debt Free and CURRENT with regular monthly bills **************** 353 FACT: it is NEVER too late to get your act together.. look at me @ 59 I literally wanted to CRY this morning because I have NEVER been debt free and CURRENT with my ... Read more

  • PHOTOS I did my OWN hair 02/07/16 learned how to do it on youtube.com

    2/8/2016 1:40:21 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    PHOTOS I did my OWN hair 02/07/16 learned how to do it on youtube.com A star is born 26 girlllllll this is me.... Can't tell me nothin' LOL I love me a LOT lol My name is Sharon 26 Age: 59 years young..BAM! ... .. you GO ... Read more

  • I DON'T HAVE TIME!!!!!

    2/8/2016 10:02:40 AM, by SHORTSTORY2

    I do have plenty of time on my hands. I'm retired and have no job I have to be at daily. I don't have any children or grand kids to take care of. It's just me and my husband and he is low maintenance ; ) What I DON'T have time for is stressing over my weight loss journey. I've been on Spa... Read more

  • *** INCOME TAX CK CAME!!! FILED 12/30/16, ARRIVED 1/08/16, WILL POST 1/10/16

    2/8/2016 9:16:00 AM, by SUNSHINE5268

    *** INCOME TAX CK CAME!!! FILED 12/30/16 using "turbo tax" DVD on my computer. the check SOFT posted in my bank on 1/08/16 = which means I can SEE it, can't touch it. the check will POST on: 1/10/16 = this is the day I can pay OFF bills Completely, yeh!!! ... Read more

  • Reverse Before & After

    2/6/2016 6:15:38 AM, by STEPH-KNEE

    This is what I'd like to call a reverse before & after pic. The one on the left is from last year, when I was at a much better weight (I was down over 80 pounds and that point and was feeling like a million bucks). The photo on the right is from my birthday this past Wednesday. Hopefully Disney forg... Read more

  • Motivation

    2/4/2016 5:25:58 AM, by BLDANCY

    Five months I've been logging on here. SparkPeople has become a place where I feel safe especially since I deleted most of my social media accounts. August 31st, 2015 I lost my Granny and December 2015 my relationship with my boyfriend ended. Naturally I fell into a depression yet I was drawn to Spa... Read more

  • WT. Check = New Goal: Get into the 240's anything in Feb 2016 ****

    2/3/2016 11:00:12 AM, by SUNSHINE5268

    WT. Check = New Goal: Get into the 240's anything range in Feb 2016 **** MY WEIGHT HISTORY JOURNEY 01/01/13 = 347.0 lbs = My highest weight ever 07/15/14 = 333.0 lbs = WT Loss Journey began ***** 07/17/14 = 324.8 lbs 07/18/14 = 322.8 lbs 07/19/14 = ... Read more

  • Surprise!

    2/1/2016 6:06:51 PM, by PRETTYPITHY

    Wow, it is very unusual for me to go this long without blogging. And usually when I fall silent for long stretches, it is very bad news. It means I've backslid, regained and am piling on the pounds. Well, I will be gaining some weight over the next six months -- but it's because I'm PREGNANT!... Read more

  • Pre-Birthday Epiphany!

    1/31/2016 3:04:40 AM, by STEPH-KNEE

    2016 is going to be the year of living! Every year I would always think to myself if the year went as awesome as I hoped, it would be the year of losing weight! When I was doing really well in 2013 and 2014 (at the very least maintaining an 80+ pound lost), I always dreamt of just hitting the fin... Read more

  • February may be better???

    1/30/2016 6:52:56 PM, by DEE1221

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  • WT. CHECK = New Goal: Get into the 240 anything range :-)

    1/30/2016 10:14:38 AM, by SUNSHINE5268

    WT. Check = New Goal: Get into the 240's anything range in Feb 2016 **** MY WEIGHT HISTORY JOURNEY 01/01/13 = 347.0 lbs = My highest weight ever 07/15/14 = 333.0 lbs = WT Loss Journey began ***** 07/17/14 = 324.8 lbs 07/18/14 = 322.8 lbs 07/19/14 = ... Read more

  • Cardio. Loving it?

    1/30/2016 12:42:19 AM, by TIFFA409

    I was reminded again today that I really do love my cardio. Definitely not before I do it and sometimes not during. Some days I even love it during, but I always, ALWAYS love it after! I love the feeling of accomplishment and success. I love how proud I am of myself when I am done. And let's be ... Read more

  • Movie Review: 50 Shades of Black *****************

    1/29/2016 8:56:15 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    Movie Review: 50 Shades of Black ***************** There really are NO words...... to describe how AWFUL this movie was.... so AWFUL in fact that me and my friends LEFT THE THEATER early! It was horrible. Wasn't even funny. It was beyond stupid really. ... Read more

  • I cooked CABBAGE SOUP for the 1st time Ever... it is amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    1/28/2016 9:57:31 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    I cooked CABBAGE SOUP for the 1st time Ever... it is amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!! and for ME.... this is the PERFECT LOW CARB MEAL FULL OF VEGGIES, FRUIT... yes FRUIT and protein 334 ... which means doing a bowel movement should no longer be a problem... smiles. Not b... Read more

  • The Paralysis of Analysis

    1/26/2016 1:36:34 PM, by DOTSLADY

    448 or 490 Chicken or Egg? I've spared you all my inner thoughts on a multitude of blog entries on this, but I have been here how many years (since 2006, yikes) trying to put together the puzzle that I am. Knowing what I know now? It's obvious of course. First of all, depressi... Read more

  • A Cleansing Experience & Moving Forward...

    1/25/2016 3:00:53 AM, by STEPH-KNEE

    No, not a physical cleanse, more of a Spark cleanse. I have never been someone who wanted to wipe out my Spark page and start over or make a brand new one. All of the ups and downs on this journey and all of the things documented on this page are part of that journey. The good, the bad, and the u... Read more

  • Returning To The Scene of A Crime (Big Bang Theory)

    1/21/2016 3:03:42 AM, by STEPH-KNEE

    I have written about this a few times, so here's the short version. 4 years ago I got to attend a taping of Big Bang Theory! It was one of the best experiences of my life. The problem was the walking. It may have been a one mile walk, in a single file line, and a fast walk. Not only was I holding... Read more

  • Low carb + CONSTIPATION... sighs....................

    1/19/2016 9:53:33 AM, by SUNSHINE5268

    Low carb + CONSTIPATION... sighs.................... = yep for ME it is true... carbs that are TOO low for ME = leads to constipation. Sad but true.... you guys know that I am honest and open in my blogs and this is true for ME. Low carb WORKS for me.... but the... Read more

  • The Definition of Exercise

    1/18/2016 3:42:28 AM, by STEPH-KNEE

    When you hear the word exercise, what do you immediately think of? Maybe you instantly see the gym... maybe it's not a place but a specific activity: running, lifting weights, swimming, etc. I have never been a fan of traditional exercise and the gym has never been a place I have wanted to go to (it... Read more

  • The Revenant PHOTOS Review ..... wow!

    1/16/2016 10:55:17 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    The Revenant... MOVIE REVIEW in photos.... as there are NO words to describe it literally.... wow!!!! There is a LOTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT of a LOT of ... Read more

  • The Revenant MOVIE REVIEW.... wow!!!

    1/16/2016 10:12:06 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    The Revenant... MOVIE REVIEW.... wow!!!! There is a LOTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT of a LOT of Did I mention there is a LOTTTT of end review..... by the way ... a MASTERPIECE..... ... Read more

  • The Revenant... going to the movies today, yeh!!!!

    1/16/2016 5:34:42 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    The Revenant... going to the movies today, yeh!!!! I am sooooooooooooooo excited! CONFESSION: the commercial on TV "did" scare me when he was in the woods and he shot at an attacking bear and even though the bear was SHOT... he KEPT coming at him and I was like oh my god I have t... Read more

  • Part 3 = Atkins = Six food that are LC friendly. What if LC raises your Cholesterol

    1/16/2016 3:26:30 AM, by SUNSHINE5268

    141 Part 3 = Atkins = Six food that are Low Carb friendly. What if Low Carb raises your Cholesterol? (The Atkins Diet is discussed in DETAIL in Part 1) 227 I am only sharing what I am currently doing.... my current eating plan. 227 I did my due diligence RESEARCH and this is what I ... Read more

  • Part 2 = Atkins = Lose Wt. Fast & Low Carb Meals .. Atkins Diet & Other Related Topics

    1/16/2016 1:26:51 AM, by SUNSHINE5268

    141 Part 2 = Atkins = Lose Weight Fast & Low Carb Meals .. Atkins Diet & Other Related Topics (The Atkins Diet is discussed in DETAIL in Part 1) 227 I am only sharing what I am currently doing.... my current eating plan. 227 I did my due diligence RESEARCH and this is what I found & to... Read more

  • Day 2 = Another successful day on eating LOW CARB, yeh!!!

    1/14/2016 2:30:25 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    Day 2 = Another successful day on eating LOW CARB, yeh!!! I can't believe that I made it to day 2 and I feel okay, VERY okay, yeh!!!! ... Read more

  • Part 1 = Atkins Diet & Other Related Topics:

    1/14/2016 2:09:26 PM, by SUNSHINE5268

    Part 1 = Atkins Diet & Other Related Topics: 227 I am only sharing what I am currently doing.... my current eating plan. 227 I did my due diligence RESEARCH and this is what I found & told my Dr. 227 Before starting any diet, please consider consulting your physician. ... Read more

  • I won the Colorado Lottery!!!

    1/14/2016 9:06:08 AM, by SUNSHINE5268

    I won the Colorado Lottery! 01/14/16 Yes I won the lottery 141 ODDS OF WINNING ...141 141 if one gets 3 numbers out of 6 numbers 141 the percentage of that WIN is so naturally I got happy! 104 227 ....................... ... Read more

  • I played the LOTTERY for the 1st time last night...... lawrd!

    1/13/2016 5:31:51 AM, by SUNSHINE5268

    I played the LOTTERY for the 1st time EVER... last night.... lawrd! I am now worried.... 24 24CONFESSION = I went OVERBOARD!!!!! 24 24 SERIOUSLY overboard for real..... no joke! shakes my head..... what was I thinking???? it is too late now... ... Read more