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  • New start

    2/7/2018 8:00:57 PM, by DRWHOFAN512

    So this is not a shock but my mom and I need to lose weight. Mom's reason is due to her arthritic knees and mine is lots of things happening in m... Read more

  • Week 5 report

    2/4/2018 9:00:21 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    This week sees me losing one of the pounds from last week's gain. Woot! I am motivated. I have logged in every day for over a month. I am... Read more

  • Week 4 report

    1/28/2018 9:17:33 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    Well, I am up 2 pounds, which is not surprising since the body fluctuates by this much daily, but also because I did not take my pill for my lymp... Read more

  • Week 3 report

    1/20/2018 8:07:44 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    Happy to say I am down a total of 10lbs this month! Woot! I am happy with my progress. I was worried I blew it when I had ice cream, but hones... Read more

  • Time to buckle down

    1/16/2018 11:35:11 PM, by BUBBLESTOO

    It's been so long and I have been so lax on keeping my weight down. I am back on track again. And hubby is on track with me! This will definitely... Read more

  • New Program and Vegan Feast

    1/15/2018 1:52:30 PM, by HOPEFULHIPPO

    I did it. I finished "Clean Week" DVD on Beachbody on Demand. I had finally completed it to day 5 only to find out day 5-7 were the same as... Read more

  • Week 2 bonus edition

    1/13/2018 8:42:25 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    So I am currently sitting in the hotel room for the convention that my husband is currently providing demos of our card game at. The venue was c... Read more

  • Week 2 progress report

    1/12/2018 6:44:04 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    Week 2 has been....interesting. I had a stomach bug, but honestly it didn't really affect my desire for food. I never really want to eat anyway... Read more

  • CONSISTENCY 2018

    1/11/2018 12:57:06 PM, by HOPEFULHIPPO

    That's my goal. It's been my goal for quite some time. But, what I learned already in the 11 days of 2018 is that consistency doesn't necessari... Read more

  • Celebrating a small victory

    1/9/2018 7:11:38 PM, by DONDAIN

    I lost 1.3 pounds since the first of January. Small victory. I have also started cutting out soda from my diet. I know that it is extremely bad f... Read more

  • Hard Beginning

    1/8/2018 11:48:36 AM, by SUNSHINEROSE3

    Well, it is 2018, a New Year, and I can say it has been hard. Just recently 1. Watched a funeral of a Deputy that was killed in the line of dut... Read more

  • Week 1 of 2018 in the books

    1/7/2018 1:21:13 PM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    I did pretty ok this first week of January. I lost 3 pounds, and got lectured by my daughter (I guess she decided to be my accountability buddy ... Read more

  • Death

    1/6/2018 10:10:59 PM, by DONDAIN

    I lost two friends, one on the 4th and one on the 5th. The one on the 4th I have not seen in several years. He was a good guy. The one on the 5th... Read more

  • Back again on this journey to a healthier me

    1/5/2018 12:51:42 PM, by LISAMELANIE47

    So it has been a very long time since I used Spark People properly but have decided that this was the one tool I have used over the last few year... Read more

  • It's freaking freezing, Bigglesworth!

    1/4/2018 8:31:22 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    I moved to the Carolinas to get away from brutal cold and snow. I'm happy to say I have no snow, but boy is it cold! They are saying the wind c... Read more

  • 2018?!

    1/1/2018 9:36:26 PM, by SLIMMERSUSAN10

    Wow, here it is a new year!! Always a good time to "start over", so to speak. Definitely going to do that in my case! I do have a bit of motiv... Read more

  • 2018, here we go!

    1/1/2018 9:50:07 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    I was a very naughty girl and didn't take my medication yesterday. Needless to say I am a little swollen today, but that's ok. It's a new year ... Read more

  • Life's Simple Joys

    12/31/2017 6:56:08 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    I'd like to introduce you all to someone very special to our family. Say hello to Gingersnap, our kitty. She's keeping Boo's chair warm this ea... Read more

  • Changing My Mind Set

    12/18/2017 10:35:54 AM, by SUNSHINEROSE3

    One thing that I find hard to do when it comes to changing the way I eat and exercise, is my mind. I can tell my myself what I want to do, but ha... Read more

  • Well this is not what I expected

    12/10/2017 10:53:10 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    It's been a week, in the sense that I wish it hadn't gone the way that it did mostly. Thursday we had tickets to go see Trans Siberian Orche... Read more

  • A Gift

    12/6/2017 8:13:06 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    It's that gift giving time of year. I'm one who loves to give to people. For instance, when I stopped at Dunkin Donuts Saturday on my way home ... Read more

  • Day 6

    12/3/2017 8:26:32 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    Friday I managed 4 hours out of 10, which is becoming my average. Yesterday, I only managed to hit 2 hours. I admit it, I was lazy yesterday mo... Read more

  • Challenge Day 4

    12/1/2017 8:39:34 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    I didn't get to write a blog for Day 3, as I hit the ground writing yesterday (I can't even say running). I'll explain later. When I checke... Read more

  • Challenge Day 2

    11/29/2017 7:52:28 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    Yesterday I hit 250 steps only 3 hours out of the 10 hours I have it set up for on my Fitbit. For some reason I just don't feel the reminder vib... Read more

  • Challenge

    11/28/2017 8:24:29 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    Goodness knows I have enough emotional challenges in my life right now....hubby out of work and now my daughter's boyfriend (who lives with us) i... Read more

  • The Ring of Fire

    11/22/2017 9:37:04 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    I've been having a country music kind of day for the last couple of days. Right now I am listening to Home Free's version of Ring of Fire origin... Read more

  • Have I mentioned?

    11/10/2017 6:57:16 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    I have a piece of exercise equipment in my house. I honestly do! It's a Gazelle, and let me tell you, it looks way easy but holy moly is it a w... Read more

  • Every little thing I do is magic

    11/9/2017 9:36:11 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    It's been a whirlwind few weeks. Aside from a viral asthma attack that is still lingering (got to love allergy induced asthma), I made my annual... Read more

  • Progress is progress

    10/24/2017 8:20:04 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    So last night I changed into comfy clothes so I could get down to the business of sewing. I had a project I needed to finish before my trip to O... Read more

  • The Big WHY?

    10/19/2017 9:55:13 AM, by SUNSHINEROSE3

    Why, do I want to get in shape? Why, do I want to eat better? Why, why, why! Ok, if I really think about it, I never really thought of the r... Read more

  • Back after all that pain!

    10/18/2017 12:09:34 PM, by JUST_TERE

    After 11 surgical procedures - three on leg, eight on foot/ankle, I lost 20 pounds. Now that my appetite is back, I want to keep from gaining it ... Read more

  • Learning as I go

    10/18/2017 10:24:36 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    For 23 years I have had an issue with my left ankle and foot swelling. It's not painful, but it does make shoes difficult to wear at times. I c... Read more

  • Keep on moving

    10/16/2017 3:28:39 PM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    So much has happened since May. My previous job stress is no more, simply because I was laid off in August. Don't worry about me. I land... Read more

  • Pep Talk-Positive Declarations

    10/9/2017 9:15:57 AM, by SUNSHINEROSE3

    Every morning I read, out loud positive declarations on different areas of my life. You might say I giving myself a pep talk. Some of the areas I... Read more

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