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  • Hi my name is jenn......

    6/14/2018 4:05:31 PM, by OCEANASIDHE

    I’m a junky. I want Burger King. I want to go to Tijuana flats. I want the pizza in the fridge. I want ice cream. I just want a piece of che... Read more

  • The big diet

    6/10/2018 9:35:39 AM, by OCEANASIDHE

    Well I’m doing it. It was hard the first few days, but after yesterday it’s gotten tons easier. I have lost 7lbs. It’s a nice jumpstart. Proof... Read more

  • End of day 1

    6/6/2018 6:21:15 PM, by OCEANASIDHE

    Stomach is growling. But I’m doing this dammit. I can’t give up after only one day. I did day one and survived it. It will get easier. Today... Read more

  • Phase 2 begins

    6/5/2018 11:33:47 PM, by OCEANASIDHE

    Phase 1 is a cinch. Two days of eating pretty much what you want. Get rid of the cravings you know you’re going to have for the next three to f... Read more

  • Getting serious

    6/3/2018 9:42:01 PM, by OCEANASIDHE

    I did it! Saw a friend that lost a whole bunch and had to ask. I received the information I needed. I am attempted the hcg diet starting with ... Read more

  • Tired

    5/26/2018 7:43:12 PM, by OCEANASIDHE

    I have no energy. No one I can really count on. It’s just me, by myself through this crap. My energy has plummeted thanks to the breathing pro... Read more

  • Blah

    4/30/2018 10:43:30 AM, by OCEANASIDHE

    I survived a meal with my father and children. I was p... Read more

  • As within so without

    4/15/2018 9:27:03 AM, by OCEANASIDHE

    My mom always told me. If your house is a mess, yo... Read more

  • Test Results

    4/13/2018 9:47:10 AM, by PERRYBABE

    Hi! I am happy to report that the tests went well (other than my blood pressure taking a nosedive due to dehydration and anxiety). There are no ... Read more

  • Next Step

    3/7/2018 11:39:42 PM, by PERRYBABE

    I will definitely be having open-heart surgery to replace the aortic valve. They repeated what I'd been told at the cardiologist's office -- my ... Read more

  • Latest News

    2/28/2018 9:32:50 AM, by PERRYBABE

    What I was hoping to avoid by losing weight and getting more physically fit didn't quite happen the way I thought it would. Here I am facing hea... Read more

  • Patience is a Virtue

    1/26/2018 8:10:17 AM, by SADWHITEWOLF

    I know I wanted to do this slow, but 1.5 pounds in 3 weeks is VERY discouraging... I i know however that I need to step up my game a bit. I ... Read more

  • Slow and steady

    1/16/2018 8:16:44 AM, by SADWHITEWOLF

    Still no scale progress, but not expecting much yet. Making slow progress, re-altering my lifestyle. Right now I feel lucky not to gain more. H... Read more

  • The ugly truth

    1/9/2018 8:22:26 AM, by SADWHITEWOLF

    The last time i went through this process I remember wishing I had taken good, solid Before pictures. That was when I hit a plateau on the scale ... Read more

  • Fit Bit's back

    1/5/2018 7:37:33 AM, by SADWHITEWOLF

    At some point, I stopped wearing my tracker. I got tired of wearing it, charging, etc. I dunno. What I really did was give up. I had already star... Read more

  • I can't believe I let this happen

    1/3/2018 9:20:59 AM, by SADWHITEWOLF

    Not only back to square one but above and worse. My new all time high weight is 235lbs. almost 15 more than 7 years ago when I last went on this ... Read more

  • Odds have dropped to 50%!

    12/1/2017 10:45:17 PM, by PERRYBABE

    I'm happy to learn tonight that the odds of my regaining my weight lost have dropped to 50%. The past year has been a little rough with thyroid ... Read more

  • Struggling

    8/27/2017 3:23:50 AM, by METALBABE

    Once again I find myself not knowing where to start. I feel like I have hit bottom again. Everything is out of control. Everything is addiction a... Read more

  • Unknown

    6/5/2017 6:06:36 AM, by METALBABE

    I haven't been writing, and I know that I should. I know it will help me work through the many complex things I am trying to process. Trying to... Read more

  • Unknown

    6/5/2017 6:06:35 AM, by METALBABE

    I haven't been writing, and I know that I should. I know it will help me work through the many complex things I am trying to process. Trying to... Read more

  • Cleanse

    5/29/2017 4:12:47 AM, by METALBABE

    Day two of my cleanse. Last day of the terrible antibiotics I have been on. Hoping that this reboot will be just what my body needs to find its... Read more

  • Gratitude

    5/27/2017 4:09:31 AM, by METALBABE

    I could not be more grateful for the support of my Spark friends. I can't believe that after more than a year, all I had to do was reach out, an... Read more

  • I Wasn't Enough. But I Am EnoughToday!

    5/17/2017 7:10:00 PM, by FITWITITALREADY

    I wasn't enough: When I saw myself through everyone else's eyes but my own. (I only heard the negative). When I made a mistake. You shoul... Read more

  • It's time

    2/21/2017 6:32:33 AM, by AUSSIEDOG3

    Gosh, I'm tired of excuses. I know that this will be good for me physically and mentally. Thank you for providing this site.... Read more

  • Back again

    2/15/2017 1:05:31 AM, by ASHTREENZ

    Last year a maintained my weight between 93-96kgs for pretty much the whole year. Still stuck in that range - pretty happy to be under 100kgs but... Read more

  • New starting point

    11/8/2016 3:12:16 PM, by OCEANASIDHE

    I have got to get to work on me. Nothing will go right... Read more

  • New starting point

    11/8/2016 3:11:26 PM, by OCEANASIDHE

    I have got to get to work on me. Nothing will go right... Read more

  • Personal thoughts on loss. (Thinking of you, daddy!)

    10/15/2016 8:59:19 AM, by TJKILBORN

    ~ Several friends close to me have lost a loved one recently and posed questions about feelings... Got me instantly thinking (crying) about my ow... Read more

  • Anxiety

    8/17/2016 12:26:51 AM, by OCEANASIDHE

    In the midst of an anxiety attack of my own doing. I... Read more

  • I'm back on sparkpeople

    7/16/2016 9:58:33 PM, by ASHTREENZ

    I think I need to do some tracking of food for a few weeks. I've been stuck around 95kg (that's still almost 30kgs down from my highest weight!) ... Read more

  • Where did all this junk food come from? Breaking Habits

    4/25/2016 1:52:27 PM, by SADWHITEWOLF

    I need to clean out some of the unhealthy food from my house. Until I got married to a man with a child there were almost never chips, cookies, c... Read more

  • Food tracking is kind of a Pain

    4/20/2016 10:32:13 AM, by SADWHITEWOLF

    It may be a pain to log all of the food one eats in a day but it really is worth it. Eye open in the best and worst of ways. It has been a long t... Read more

  • For Better or Worse, In Sickness and Health Indeed! (wedding photos)

    4/19/2016 1:13:19 PM, by SADWHITEWOLF

    I have gained 25 pounds since my November wedding. That is a lot in a short period of time. Several things happend and it was not what you wo... Read more

  • Why do we get fat when we get old?

    1/29/2016 1:13:23 AM, by FLYINGTANUKI

    Mysterious changes in metabolism? Maybe the answer is more straightforward... Well let's take a look at lifestyle changes as you get older: ... Read more

  • My legs

    1/13/2016 1:20:18 PM, by OCEANASIDHE

    I looked at my naked legs in the mirror today and just kept looking. I hate them and love them at the same time. I loathe the way they look. On... Read more

  • I'm weak!!!

    1/10/2016 10:19:59 AM, by OCEANASIDHE

    Been out of work since March. I've had pneumonia and been scared of my health. Now that I'm able to do what I want again my body does not want... Read more

  • Kapusta

    1/4/2016 10:10:16 PM, by FLYINGTANUKI

    We had our own version of the Cabbage Soup Diet when I was a kid. It usually began after a holiday - Christmas or Easter typically. Mom boiled th... Read more

  • Gastric Sleeve Pre-op

    6/6/2015 5:12:03 PM, by SKINNYMINNIENJ

    A am in my fourth week of pre-op diet: 3 protein shakes, 1 mini-meal, unlimited veggies, small fruit serving. Have lost 13 pounds so far, and t... Read more

  • Things to defer me from binging

    5/27/2015 11:22:04 AM, by OCEANASIDHE

    1. Turn off the tv 2. Play with the cat 3. Call someone just to chat 4. Write in my blog 5. Work on my jewelry 6. Work on selling my je... Read more

  • Big set back

    5/26/2015 7:12:15 PM, by OCEANASIDHE

    I was doing so well. I was watching closely what I was eating. I was able to exercise properly. I was dropping the weight. Then the crap happene... Read more

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