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7/2/15 8:17 A

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No big plans for the 4th. The 3rd will be 51st anniversary. we've had so much company lately I think we are going to stay home and have a nice quiet evening.

Far away in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.

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7/1/15 6:30 P

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We have certainly had our share of rain, but the upcoming weekend is supposed to be quite nice I think. I can put up with some rain on a work day if it will be nice on my days off!

We have no big plans for the weekend but we are hoping to get out of the house at least.

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Hi everyone!
Gosh this summer is streaking by even though I have felt that the rainy days were long and dreary....and we have had a lot of them!
I'm hoping the clouds will leave and that we'll have a beautiful 4th.

emoticon Just checking in to say "hello".
emoticon I don't really have much news; we have had so much rain that I think my brain is moldy!
emoticon I did lose weight at weigh in on Monday; 1.5 lbs. Wow do two weeks in a row count as a streak? emoticon

emoticon emoticon emoticon Well, I would like to make three in a row next Monday so I'm trying to plan my 4th of July treats very carefully. We are having a family picnic but I'm sure there will be lots of healthy food there so I'm planning on a big plate of veggies and other healthy food and a small dessert.

emoticon I love giving myself a "cheat day" but the TOPS Wellness News email that I received today pointed out that "cheat days" often turn out to be something more like a "treat orgy"! HA! Been there, done that. Anyway if you don't subscribe to these weekly emails, I'd like you to know that I find them really helpful. They are short and focus on just one topic each week. I especially like them because they remind me that I have goals, that I AM a member of TOPS, and that I should be actively working towards my goals all week and not just on Mondays!

Have a great week, and do something kind for YOU this week!

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7/1/15 3:37 P

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Glad to hear both your husbands are doing better. Pray that they will keep improving.



Far away in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.

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6/24/15 6:18 P

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Wow, your hubby was very lucky! I like hearing stories like that. So far, we haven't really been given any information on the chances of a recurrence, but from everything I read online it sure sounds like bile duct cancer has a high recurrence rate- but I also see stories of people who have lived for years after their surgery with no serious issues and people who had a recurrence but are doing reasonably well in spite of it. We are hoping he is one of the lucky ones, but at the same time feel like we need to be somewhat prepared for other possibilities. We are meeting with the oncologist again tomorrow and hoping for a few more details.

My father-in-law had esophageal cancer a few years ago (I can't remember exactly how many) and had a portion of his esophagus removed. He lost a lot of weight that he has never been able to gain back and he never got his strength back either, but he is still around and doing reasonably well, although he is quite frail. He had a second bout with cancer in his lungs but I think they decided it was another cancer and not a recurrence.

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6/24/15 7:13 A

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Bev, I know what it is like to just live day-to-day when someone you love is terribly ill. My husband was diagnosed with esophageal cancer 24 years ago this fall. He was given virtually 0% chance of surviving 5 years. He is still here. No recurrences. They removed 8 inches of his esophagus and half his stomach; now his stomach is tucked up behind his heart. He has some problems with eating enough calories and some foods don't sit well in his stomach but he has been strong and healthy once the first couple of years passed after his surgery. Those years were difficult; it took a long time to regain strength. How very much it was worth the battle though.

Hang in there guys! I pray that your husband will be as fortunate as mine has been and that your family will all be blessed.

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6/24/15 6:05 A

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Thanks Wanda! I was certainly thankful that I didn't gain over the time I was away from TOPS. I tend to eat less when I am stressed. I think the reason I didn't lose more is that I was not exercising at all. I am now back to a more normal routine that includes walking most days, so hopefully I will continue to lose. With all the weight he has lost, my hubby weighs less than me- and he is about 6 inches taller. He was overweight to start so he is probably at a healthier weight now, but he has no muscles at all. He weighed himself a couple of days ago and he had lost another 2 or 3 pounds, so he has been trying to take in a few more calories. They told him last week that he is at his ideal weight so they don't want him to try to gain, but they don't want him to lose any more. People often lose some when they undergo radiation and chemo, so it may be difficult for him to maintain his weight where it is. I need to lose but I don't want to do it the way he did!

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6/23/15 1:30 P

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emoticon I don't know Bev........it may have been just .6 lb but considering the stressful time you've been through, many people would have given in to emotional eating and posted a HUGE gain.

I think you have done wonderfully! emoticon

BEGOODE - sounds like you had a nice visit with the grands! I think that being a grandma is one of the very best things that ever happened to me. Mine are 21, 19, and 3. My only complaint is that I just don't get to see them often enough!

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6/22/15 7:26 P

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I went to our TOPS meeting last Thursday for the first time since March 12th- before my husband's surgery. It seemed nice to be back. I had a tiny loss, but considering it was over a period of 3 months 6/10 of a pound sure doesn't give me bragging rights!

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6/22/15 5:19 P

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Grandkids left for home this morning. We all had a good time while they were here. Miss them already.

Saturday I attended a fun day with Tops. Enjoyed it immensely. Very inspirational.

Far away in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.

- Louisa May Alcott, author



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6/13/15 7:58 P

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We are still here, MAYBER. It has been a little quiet but we continue to support each other. I think the decision was that even a small supportive team is important to its members. Hopefully we will grow again and become more active but in the meantime...........we are here.

How are you doing. I'm so sorry that you lost your husband. I know this has been a difficult time for you.

You sound as if your dogs are good company but even their sweet caring cannot fill the hole.
You are right, you know, tomorrow will be better. Life has its ups and downs and sometimes the ups are very high and the downs are very low. It balances in a way, you know. The good memories will always be there to be revisited. Keep moving forward; you will do well.

Today was a hard day for us; we just heard that a friend for over 47 years has inoperable lung cancer. We visited him and it was a difficult visit but we reminisced and savored old memories. That was good. This is definitely one of the down times though.


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6/13/15 7:29 P

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Good to see this team still posting
Enjoy reading post thinking of you all
It is a rainy day good day to read and relax
Only dogs want a walk they go to the door but do not go out
Tomorrow will be better

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A snack drawer does sound like a good idea. I like the idea - one for my husband and one for me.

Far away in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.

- Louisa May Alcott, author



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I think a separate snack drawer is a great idea! Having others in the house who like their snacks definitely can be a challenge, but if you can think of that drawer as off limits to you it just might help. Out of sight, out of mind does work- sometimes at least.

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I don't know if this will help but I set up a snack drawer for my skinny husband's snacks. It keeps them out of sight and that really helps me. I still have to resist when I see him eating them but I'm not confronted by them again and again through the day. I also have my own stash of snacks that are healthy for me. I love Fiber One Oat and Peanut Butter bars; I also have a Bel Vita breakfast cookie box in there now along with a bag of walnuts, and I make sure that there is always fruit available for me, either fresh or canned in juice.

My husband tried noshing on my snacks but I just gently pointed to his drawer and asked if there was something else he would like me to pick up for him. LOL

He has noticed that my snacks last lots longer than his!

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6/8/15 11:21 A

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Same here. I keep getting off track but I'm not giving up. Today is a new day and I have promised myself not to get into the sweets today. It's hard. I so want to put away all the sweets my husband bought but know he will fuss at me. So I need to come up with a new strategy to keep away from them.

My company will be leaving in the morning and then my grandkids from TX will be here Friday. I'm so looking froward to there visit. They are 27, 24 and the boy is 14.

Have a good day!

Far away in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.

- Louisa May Alcott, author



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Well I'm back on track for the hundredth time...but I'm never giving up! I expect to see a loss at tonight's meeting. How I wish we weighed in the morning!

I realize that fasting on meeting day is just not wise so I don't do it but I fight the temptation every Monday! If I tried to go all day without eating and failed then it would just be one more failure and I don't need that.

I do need to keep trying; I need to keep off the weight that I have lost and when I see a gain I need to get serious. The pounds that are gone need to stay gone.

But....I'm not doing well at getting rid of the rest of my excess.

Any suggestions???

Wanda

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6/4/15 6:23 P

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To you too Bernice. Take care>

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thoughts and prayers to you all
make today a great one
God Bless

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It is strange how I can go along doing just fine; feeling like I've got the hang of it; feeling like good choices are becoming a good habit......then, suddenly I've fallen back into old ways. Why do I let that happen?

Weigh in tonight! I'm praying for a loss but I really haven't earned it this week. The struggle continues but I am back on track for the umpteenth time and I will not give up!

We CAN do this! Every single one of us has had successes in life; we can achieve; we can overcome....and we will if we just don't give up!

So it is time to sweep away the bad and keep the good!!

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emoticon Begoode, I know you can do it! Just think about that upcoming weigh-in while you are making your menu choices and you will be fine.

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Bev glad to hear your husband is improving.

I did have a gain when I weighed in on Tuesday but have been working hard to get back on track. So far I'm showing a loss this week but it is going to be a struggle to keep it off. I have company this week and will be cooking or eating out. Eating out is hard for me but I'm just going to keep reminding myself that there is no excuse not to eat healthy. There is a lot of good choices out there.

Far away in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.

- Louisa May Alcott, author



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emoticon Debra!

Just pick yourself up and make one good choice, followed by another, and before you know it you are back on track. We've all been there before (or are now) and we will probably be there again, but we must never ever give up the fight.

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5/25/15 10:23 A

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Really struggling these days.

But everyday is a new opportunity to be good to myself.

FRUIT:
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For extended nutritional information click on the name of each fruit.

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Raining right now it is a nice slow rain temps are on the cooler side
Memorial Day with lots of memories One day at a time
May everyone have a great holiday God Bless

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We haven't had much rain. We did get a brief shower a couple of times, but they are still saying things are pretty dry. Today is nice and sunny but it is quite windy. I went back to work this past week but I am not working full days yet. Hubby had a follow-up appointment on Monday and he seems to be progressing in the right direction finally and is feeling well enough to do a bit more so I was comfortable leaving him home alone. He is still on supplemental nutrition via an IV and still on IV antibiotics, so I am going in a little late and coming home early in order to take care of those, but at least I am back in the office for about 6 hours a day.

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5/23/15 8:13 A

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Same here - I always do better when I keep a food log. But every time I decide to keep a food log I just don't follow through with it.

Back from TX - rained almost every day but had a good time and still managed to have a bar B Q on Sunday. I didn't do very well on eating heathy while I was gone so trying hard to get back on track again.

We've been getting some rain here too but think the sun is coming out today. Hope so because I have a wedding to go to and it is outside

Far away in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.

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5/17/15 7:37 P

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I tend to do better if I keep a food log, but I rarely take the time to do it. I know I should but knowing and doing are two different things! Welcome back Bernice! It was nice to see your post. I hope you are doing okay.

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I, too, have learned that I need protein for breakfast and since my tummy doesn't handle dairy products well I like to eat eggs at least a few times a week. I also make egg beater omelets; lucky me, I don't taste a difference between the beaters and scrambled eggs. The beaters have only the egg white so they are great for protein and less fat.

Actually I've found that I do well if I eat a protein with any carb and I really try to stay away from all carb meals. It would be easy to eat meatless pasta with lots of bread sticks, and a carb for dessert - that is what I call an all carb meal. Not for me any more!

Lately I haven't been doing well about journaling my food and exercise. What a difference for me when I remember to do that. Usually after a week I will have a loss.

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Hello emoticon s trying to get back to living in the present
One day at a time God Bless

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I usually have an egg for breakfast and sometimes peanut butter with toast. I try to have some kind of protein. Last time I went to the doctor she told me I was pre- diabetic. So I've been trying to watch my carbs but I have to say I haven't been very good at it.

Far away in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.

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I have a tendency to eat when I am bored. I find if I eat something for breakfast that is mostly carbs then I am more apt to be hungry before lunch than if I eat eggs.

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My chapter meets on Tuesday mornings so I try to be the best I can on Mondays.. Lol. Haven't had a good week. Seems like I just want to nibble on something all the time. I eat a good breakfast so don't understand why I stay hungry all the time. I think a lot of it is boredom. I need to get some sewing projects started to keep myself busy. Well guess we'll see how things go in the morning.

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I'm not far from where your husband's family are but not too close to your daughter. Keene is about 25 miles from where I live.

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Bev, my husband was born in Burlington, Vermont when his father was in college there right after WW II. Most of his family now lives in Marlborough, NH, near Keene; my daughter lives near the coast in Somersworth.

I'm a North Dakotan and met my husband when he was stationed in Grand Forks, ND. He had 26.5 years in the Air Force and then worked for a defense contractor for another 15 years. We retired here in Ohio, kind of half way between both families. Wish we could move NH and ND a little closer to each other!

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My chapter meets on Thursdays but I have talked with members of chapters that meet on Monday or Tuesday and they say it helps them to stay focused on the weekend because they know they will have to face the scale soon.

Happy Mothers Day!

What part of NH does your family live? I am in Vermont but very close to the NH border.

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Happy Mother's day to all the Moms and Grandmoms out there! Let this be your day! Enjoy the family if they are nearby; enjoy the memories if you can't be with the family!

I live in Ohio and have a son on Long Island and a daughter in New Hampshire. We do have one other son who is near here and we will be seeing him and his family today but we'll talk on the phone with the others and cherish the memories.

I'm going to try to remember that I am going to be weighing in tomorrow. Why OH WHY are so many TOPS groups meeting on Monday nights. I wish our group met before the weekend - Thursday would be perfect. Does anyone else have a preference for the day of weigh-in?

I love my chapter so I'll probably never change. I've made so many friends there. In the past two weeks we have had two people make KOPS and it was so fun to see how excited they were. I want to say that KOPS pledge!!


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Candy, I suspect SparkPeople is the last thing on your mind today, but if you are reading this, my condolences to your family. I am so sorry that a weekend that was supposed to be such a fun time turned into such a tragedy for you.

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hello everyone!

starting out day 3 in a good way

Not worrying about tomorrow yet.

Had an excused meeting last Thursday. Stayed the same prior to that -- hoping for a loss this week.





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Taking an excused weigh in today. Yeah get to not do officer duty either. I am co leader it entails sitting up front. So hoping this week off will kick me in butt. Been binging and not exercising. I need to get my weight in control. Weather is nice. Little cool but sun was out so put plants out.
June the garden boxes will be finished so get to put dirt in boxes and start planting. So that means I better get busy and get my plants and decide what I want to put in there.
One more weigh in for contest. We need a summer one. I think it has help us. Anyone want to throw one out there otherwise I can search for one.


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Hi Everyone,
Just checking in and so sorry I've been MIA for so long. My sister passed away on Easter April 20th and we are in Ohio taking care of the property and settling her Estate. Life can change so quickly. I've been thinking of all the good Tops Pals here on Spark and just wanted to say I've missed you. Our laptop crashed and also have had serious "issues" in getting connected to the internet. We just got a new computer and had a lot of help from Verizon to get the signal going, so keep your fingers crossed. If everything keeps working properly I should be bugging you much more!

Best wishes to everyone,

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Hello want to say thanks for the Smile goodie much appreciated
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I set up a "self challenge" at our last meeting. Everyone already has a stick in an envelope. Each week we draw out one stick -- if the person drawn out has a loss they get the money in the envelope. Well -- I challenged myself to LOSE each week. If I gain --- for every pound I gain we will draw a stick -- and I will pay that's person's dues for the month (the group isn't paying -- I will). And the person who's dues get paid has to have lost too -- or we will draw until we get someone. I feel I have to do something to get out of this rut of losing and gaining the same 10 pounds over and over again.

I've feeling pretty low --- I had had a good 3 months to start 2014 --- then in April -- I gained and undone all the good .... AGAIN!

Sorry I've been AWOL ---

I have been thinking alot about the team -- and know that this team and 1 other is my go - to teams. It's where I connect most. I knew I was in trouble when I started looking for "other" teams --- when I get myself too busy with too many things -- I know I'm going to find myself in trouble.



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getting better but now need to get taxes done. yikes only a couple days left.

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That is a big job to say the least Leslie. It just takes time to get all organized again after a move. Glad the worst is over for you anyway!

Best wishes!

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thanks

yes i moved just not settled yet.

but not too bad most stuff put away others not.

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Glad you are back Leslie. I was wondering where you were. Have you moved into your new house yet?

Keep up the good work!! emoticon

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good morning

was not getting notifications

so i am back again

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I really do like my walking poles, Begoode! I found them easy to use and they seem to propel me along faster. They also come in handy if dogs get loose and come running at you! emoticon I find they even give me more balance and I've read they help burn off 20-30% more calories if you use them because you are also using your upper arms.

Leslie, giving up the sugar will be a great thing to do for the Lenten season. You may get so used to not having it that the habit becomes permanent! I think I've got a couple things in my diet that are preventing me from loosing my weight as quickly as I'd like and the list goes something like this:

Redi-whip
raisins
peanut butter

I think I'm going to avoid those and see if it makes a difference!

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WHO is giving up something for Lent.

I am going to give up sugar as much as can by reading labels. and I plan on getting exercise in.

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I've thought about getting some walking sticks. How do you like yours?

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I'd be forgetting mine too Begoode, but I've got it in a little container on the table and just try to sprinkle a little on the oatmeal. I love fried fish the best also, but have downgraded to "grilled" as of late. I think tuna is great also. I just got a huge can at Costco and I'll have to divide it into smaller portions and freeze what I don't use when I open it up. I've done that before and it seems to work fine.

On a goofy note, the new walking poles I had just gotten about a month or so ago have already been through the ringer! I've completely worn off the rubber tips that were on the ends! Guess thats a good thing, but I'd better find new tips or I'll ruin the bottoms!! emoticon

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I have some ground flax but I usually forget to use it.
Don't care to much for fish. I use to eat a lot of fish as a child. My dad loved to fish and we always had plenty. But my mom fried it and I know I really don't need fried foods. If I have fish it's usually tuna fish.

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Flax seeds are great also! I have some ground flax that I sprinkle on my oatmeal in the morning and it does a body good! emoticon

Celebrating hubby's b-day today so we had to go get the free breakfast deal for him at Denny's this morning. I cut my servings to 1/2, so don't think I did too bad! I'll make a light supper for tonight and really trying to keep on track so I can keep the loosing streak going!

Best wishes to everyone!

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I take Flax Seed Caplets --- to get some healthy fats

Probably should add fish oil too.

Feeling good.

No diet pop yesterday --- planning none today -- I honestly think I feel better.

I also know that I want less "snacky" type things --- it seems I have my favorite crunchy things with my diet pop.

Have a wonderful Tuesday everyone.



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My son-in-law was on the Paleo diet and had a lot of success with it. He was able to lower his cholesterol dramatically as well as take off the pounds.

The Dr. told me to take fish oil supplements to get my cholesterol down and did not put me on any statins, so I was happy about that! I just got the Mega Red Krill oil supplements and those have no fishy taste.

Everyone take care and I know will all get to our goals if we keep plugging away at it one day at a time!

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haven't tried to Paleo Diet but I just downloaded some materials about it the other day. From what I've heard --- it sounds healthy.

I know I need to add more veggies --- more veggie protein's.

I'm not much of a fish eater -- but hoping to find some ways to fix it that I like.

I had a good day yesterday --- and so far today is good.

Part of my goal was to stay connected to my 2 main teams this weekend --- TOPS Pals and 100+ First Step Club

I know for me --- when I start disappearing --- I don't do as well. So connect connect connect for me.

Wishing everyone a wonderful week as we end this 2nd month of the year.



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Has anyone tried the Paleo diet? I'm kind of using it as a guide line even though I'm not actually following the diet itself. But I have decided to cut way back on my carbs. I'm a carb person and I really need to include more veggies and fruit.

Well, my husband and I are off to the auction. Hope you all have a good day.

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Way to go, Randy!

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good morning!

Looks like it's going to be a good day and a good week here in WV.

It's cool this morning -- but the sun is shining and suppose to be in the middle 50s today! wooohooo

I'm putting one foot in front of the other one and repeat....... emoticon

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Sounds like you and other Tops members were really dealing with lots of problems there in WV this winter, Randy. I don't blame you for being very cautious using the water again when there has been so many issues. Here's hoping that winter will soon loosen her grip on your state and all the others that have been under siege this winter.

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Hello,

As I mentioned on the weigh-in thread our meeting was canceled due to weather.

It's been a tough winter her in WV -- not always just the weather -- but water issues, sickness and death at our chapter.

The water issue continues. We only use the water for washing clothes, bathing and i do wash dishes with it but don't like to. We don't cook with it or drink it. They "say" it's "safe".

I feel like I'm finally making progress --- and least measureable progress. I guess I just had to be ready again.

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Congratulations on your loss over the holiday's, Begoode! You attained your goal and that is a GREAT way to start the New Year right on track!!

Randy we were all happy to hear from you and you had some great plans to celebrate bringing in the New Year!! Also loved the broom to sweep out the old year!

Our neighbors behind us sort of lit up the sky's at midnight setting off lots and lots of fireworks! Not sure how legal that was, but it did make for some excitement. emoticon

I got a new book for Christmas..........."The Daniel Plan". I'm getting excited to implement some of the great idea's that I've been reading about. Maybe some of you have heard about this. Best wishes everyone as always!!! Sunny

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Going out to eat dinner but will probably be in bed before midnight. So Happy New Year to each of you.

Last weigh in of the year - managed to stay under 200 (which was my goal). This is a first time in a long time I had a loss through the holidays.

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13 hours 22 minutes until 2014 (if I was counting)

2 alcoholic drinks mixed so that's it is stretched into 4 -- using diet cream soda and continuing with diet cream soda the rest of the evening

Veggies -- all he can eat no dip
1 serving of some type of chips (measured)
1 serving of cheese (measured)

having a pot luck breakfast at midnight --- will have some type of egg, serving of breakfast meat and juice

Started New Year's Eve at the gym this morning -- 50 minutes
Going to the gym tomorrow at about 1 in the afternoon.

And low range on calories tomorrow (New Year's Day)

this is my pre-plan -- I'll let you know how I do!

Then weigh on Thursday!


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Yes, I'm with you, Randy. I'm eager to start the New Year and try to make some real progress this year!

I can give you my final tally for the year as we had our weigh-in this morning. I ended the year at 172.40 lbs. My last weigh-in of Dec. 2012, I weighed 176.80, so that was a total loss for the year of 4.40 lbs.! Well, it was not a lot, but at least I did a lot of maintaining throughout the year and trending down a little bit!

Now I've got a feeling that 2014 will be a successful year for all of us because many of us have been here quite awhile and we are due to get our rewards! emoticon I'm looking forward to hearing everyone's plan of attack and new strategy for 2014!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

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Thanks Sunny for the update!

I'm looking forward to getting this last holiday out of the way. Not wanting to wish time away --- but just want to get on with it!

looking forward to stepping into the new year in a healthier way!

Happy HEALTHY and SAFE New Years to all!

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Hi Everyone,

Well, we had a weigh-in last Tuesday and will have one more this Monday to end 2013. I have managed to loose some weight during this past year, but not nearly what I'd have liked. I'll have to report the numbers the first of January. Looking forward to starting fresh again as it's like a clean slate.

Good luck with your new tracking tool, Randy. It sounds pretty neat.

Everyone have a safe and happy New Years Eve celebration and every happiness in the New Year!

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so far I'm happy with the flex but it's day 2 of using it.

It has some lights that activate. I've "bluetoothed" mine to my phone and connected to my Sparkpeople account. It adds "steps" right to my tracker.

I didn't wear it at the gym this morning though -- I think it's better to manually track machines.

look forward to seeing my steps increase during the next few weeks/months.

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If you get the wristband one I would get the force instead of flex. I have the flex and cant see the numbers the force has the numbers. but thinking of selling mine.

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Our last weigh in of the year will be on the 31st. Still have some time to get this weight off that I gain during Christmas.

Went to the park today and walked. Thought it would be nice to have a change. I've bought several pedameter and managed to lose them too Sunny.

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I also ended the year with a gain Randy, but you are 100% right that we can do nothing about it now except to put it behind us and work to make 2014 much better.

Let us know how you like the FitBit. I had thought about asking for one for Christmas, but I didn't because I figured hubby would tell me I had a perfectly good pedometer. One of our chapter members got one a few months ago and she was telling us how much she liked it, but I haven't heard her mention it lately so I don't know if she is still liking it as much or not. I am not sure I would like the Spark activity tracker because it looks like you have to clip in on and I would be afraid I might lose it. I once had a pretty nice pedometer that had to be clipped on and I managed to lose it. The one I have now I can just put in my pocket. I am not willing to spend $60 on something that needs to be clipped on to use. The FitBit wristband looked interesting to me, but I haven't decided if I want to spend the money on one.

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I'm going to end the year heavier than I started it in 2013 --- but I can't let that bother me --- because I can not change that fact on the 26th of December.

I've shared that I'm giving myself a Christmas present and it starts today.

I can start today working on a better 2014 --- I'm drinking my water again --- started at the gym before work today.

Randy2 got me a FITBIT -- I might have gotten the Spark one if I'd have gotten it myself -- but I like the easy of use so far with the fitbit -- I want to use it to spur me on toward more steps per day.

Have a good afternoon/evening everyone.



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weigh in at 202.3 now to get back under 200.

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MERRY CHRISTMAS

STARTING TOMORROW

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Merry Christmas to all my friends here on Spark People and I'm wishing you every happiness and success for the New Year. Thanks for all the encouragement, motivation and just caring that happens on our thread. I'm looking forward to continued friendship in the New Year!

Best Wishes always!!

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I hope everyone has a very Merry Christmas!

We have already done the Christmas dinner at our house. I tried to behave reasonably well, but of course I made pies and not much of them got eaten. One of them is a kind I don't like and won't touch (cherry) but there is also a pumpkin pie which is one of my favorites. I have been limiting myself to no more than one piece each day, and at least it was made with Splenda and evaporated skim milk to keep the calories down slightly. We will be having a meal with each of our kids tomorrow- breakfast at our daughters and a mid-day meal at our son's, but I don't think those will be too hard for me. I will eat more than I usually do at the mid-day meal but I probably will only have just the two meals tomorrow. Hopefully we will get home in time for me to get some time in on the exercise bike in the evening.

Bev

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I have really enjoyed the increased activity and know that it's definitely what I need for 2014.

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Edited by: _RANDY_ at: 12/24/2013 (08:39)
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