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  • A new beginning

    6/24/2016 4:29:48 PM, by ECKOKITTEN

    So I lost my way. I fell off the path hard. It has been a rough bit of time for me. I have been struggling hard with my mental health issues. I h... Read more

  • Beginning - Once Again

    6/2/2016 11:15:12 AM, by WATOGA17

    I began my weight loss journey in earnest 10 years ago. I began with a top recorded (when I was finally willing to get onto the scale) weight of... Read more

  • Ouji Board Round - how long?

    4/29/2016 11:18:28 AM, by PJH2028

    I know I know. Yaknow? It's MY saying: "the scale is a ouiji board" And, for me, it is. Sometimes weighing myself is motivating and ... Read more

  • BAT LENSES -- for my eyes only --

    4/24/2016 8:38:28 PM, by PJH2028

    I WANT TO DELETE THIS BECAUSE IT REALLY IS NOT What I want to be sharing about. But... I'm leaving it here because -- well... this happened. I h... Read more

  • Onward & Downward - Making it Real - Making it New - Making it Honest

    4/24/2016 8:10:26 PM, by PJH2028

    I moved the scale to where I would love to find it in my not so distant future Read more

  • Plans & Lists To An Orderly Life

    4/17/2016 6:10:11 AM, by MAUITN

    For the 5% Challenge, I made my bed first thing this morning. I always do this unless it is the day the housekeeper is coming and then I know sh... Read more

  • Persevere

    4/9/2016 12:58:09 PM, by MAUITN

    The scale was up a pound over last week's weigh in on the Spring 5% Challenge. I both lost and gained weight over the last week, but this mornin... Read more

  • Day 1 Spring 5%

    3/26/2016 2:24:43 PM, by MAUITN

    3/26/16 Day 1 Day 1 of the 8 week Spring 5% Challenge. Everyone is excited. I love the enthusiasm of a beginning. My challenge, beside ... Read more

  • March 23, 2016

    3/23/2016 8:22:50 PM, by MAUITN

    Wednesday, March 23, 2016 B - Oatmeal, chia, oat bran, raspberries, blackberries, sunflower seeds, coffee L - 2 olives, broccoli soup, s... Read more

  • March 22, 2016

    3/23/2016 12:56:55 PM, by MAUITN

    Breakfast - Banana, strawberries, raspberries, water Lunch - salad (kale, Romaine, cucumber, tomato, guacamole) Dinner - Broccoli soup, spicy... Read more

  • Challenge Commitment

    3/23/2016 12:56:06 PM, by MAUITN

    Spring 5% Challenge Current weight - 148.4 lbs 5% = 148.4 x .05 = 7.42 lbs Challenge Target Weight - 141 lbs Goal Weight 130 lbs ... Read more

  • Partner in Crime

    3/17/2016 2:08:31 PM, by LIAMSMOM3

    I am thankful to my friend Karen, who is on this journey with me. Her workplace recently moved close to mine and we plan to meet once a week for ... Read more

  • Focus & Plan

    3/17/2016 9:54:43 AM, by MAUITN

    My focus and physical condition has been spayed, all over the place since I returned from vacation. I came back with the scale down a few pound... Read more

  • Setting limits

    3/14/2016 12:37:26 PM, by LIAMSMOM3

    One thing I am working on is setting limits with myself. By nature I am not great at setting limits. They make me uncomfortable. I like bending r... Read more

  • Why?

    3/13/2016 9:18:31 PM, by MAUITN

    Why do I get these stupid "?" marks when I use an "'", a "?", or a "-"? What am I doing wrong? Oh, did I just answer my own ... Read more

  • Up Ahead!

    3/13/2016 9:15:22 PM, by MAUITN

    I’m joining a challenge here on SparkPeople. One that starts soon, March 26. A challenge that is filled with fun and helpful and supportive peo... Read more

  • 3/12/16 Pics to come

    3/12/2016 9:48:00 PM, by MAUITN

    3/12/16 – Saturday – 144.4 A very lazy day at home. I didn’t sleep well – awake from 1 pm to 4 pm with feeling stiff and achy. Laundry, lots ... Read more

  • Making Changes and Having Fun!

    3/2/2016 8:56:33 AM, by MAUITN

    I am declaring the Winter of 2015 over. Over and done with. I’m looking forward to changes, to Spring, to being happier, healthier, and feeling... Read more

  • Still here and still maintaining

    1/29/2016 5:14:52 PM, by EMARTIN1974

    Hello fellow sparkers! I'm sorry it's been so long since I wrote, but I am still here and still maintaining. I've been busy with a lot of other p... Read more

  • Feelings

    1/28/2016 1:10:58 PM, by MAUITN

    Sunshine - frost. Looking back - looking forward. Blessings - sorrows. Stillness - quivering. Life - faith - future.... Read more

  • Goal Progress

    1/21/2016 11:41:27 AM, by WATOGA17

    I have very specific goals for 2016 and created a spreadsheet for keeping track of them. I did great for 10 days and then went away for a weeken... Read more

  • 100 Days (Day 4)

    1/4/2016 5:30:25 PM, by MAUITN

    Day 4 I plan to attend a Weight Watchers meeting on Thursday to see if I think that program will work for me. I like that it doesn’t cut o... Read more

  • 100 Days (Day 3)

    1/4/2016 10:18:16 AM, by MAUITN

    Day 3 - Do It Anyway I need to do it for me. I've changed. (When did that happen?) I use to love being active, loved gymnastics, riding h... Read more

  • Goals for 2016

    1/2/2016 11:45:19 AM, by WATOGA17

    I am spending the day today preparing for the new year. The goals I have established for my health in this new year are: My 3 main goals fo... Read more

  • 100 Days (Day 1 & Day 2)

    1/2/2016 10:13:32 AM, by MAUITN

    100 Days of Weight Loss Day 1 – No more. Not this time. I used to let friends who wanted to go out (for whatever reason) dictate eating ou... Read more

  • You are what you focus on

    12/22/2015 4:39:47 AM, by PJH2028

    As the Buddha says "What you are is what you have been; what you will be is what you do now." ... Read more

  • 5% Leap Into 2016

    12/21/2015 4:53:24 PM, by MAUITN

    The last two years have been less than stellar. Let’s call them what they were - BAD. I have been stuck in a rut, one of those, “I’ve fallen an... Read more

  • Put It In Reverse And Turn This Around

    12/10/2015 8:24:51 AM, by MAUITN

    December 10, 2015 The Christmas season is crashing down around my head. At a time when all should be having fun and enjoying the season, th... Read more

  • Holiday Horrors

    12/5/2015 10:19:21 AM, by MAUITN

    I had a great time enjoying the many holiday gatherings, parties, lunches, and at our neighborhood First Friday Christmas party last night. Decor... Read more

  • Motivation 12/01/15

    12/1/2015 12:28:13 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    “The key to a better life isn't always a change of scenery. Sometimes it simply requires opening your eyes.” - Richelle E. Goodrich Well…It’... Read more

  • So maybe I need ...

    11/24/2015 7:25:24 PM, by PJH2028

    You guys. You guys here are awesome. And for you I am so grateful. Thank you and best wishes for a happy healthy holiday. I need t... Read more

  • I am NOT giving up!

    11/18/2015 1:15:46 PM, by PJH2028

    Gosh... I can really be a drama queen roller coaster. These past couple of days have shown me that... again. haha But I take out my spark li... Read more

  • Motivation 11/13/15

    11/13/2015 2:06:21 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    My inspiration today doesn’t come from a quote that I search for online. Today it comes from an article/interview that is featured on SP. Read more

  • Hunger Games

    11/9/2015 1:04:42 PM, by PJH2028

    Blank 133x176 Hunger: A Memoir of (M... by Roxane Gay Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane Gay (Goodreads Author), Tbd (Reading) 4... Read more

  • Motivation 11/9/15

    11/9/2015 12:56:09 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    “Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitud... Read more

  • checking in - october 2015

    10/7/2015 9:41:30 PM, by PJH2028

    i love october best weather, light, smells, new notebooks pumpkins.... I haven't turned into one...yet. My intentions and efforts t... Read more

  • September Self-Report

    9/30/2015 10:46:20 PM, by ELEPHANTSOUL

    30 September Accomplishments 1. I GOT A DOG!!!!!!!!!! 2. I changed the brakes and the rotors in my car. Myself. (Well, with intensive ... Read more

  • Beck Day 32 Travel

    9/28/2015 9:45:05 AM, by MAUITN

    Beck Day 32 – Travel Like Eating Out, I do not over eat when traveling and almost always am more active. I always lose weight when travelin... Read more

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