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  • Here we go again...

    5/29/2018 11:55:19 AM, by RORYTA

    I weighed myself a couple of days ago, and it near sent me into a downward spiral. I've been priming myself for a spiral anyway. I haven't been e... Read more

  • Three Accomplishments

    4/19/2018 9:08:07 AM, by TINABLEAP

    Today's SparkCoach challenge for me is to list three accomplishments. Since I have "reignited" my Sparkpeople membership, I have accomplished ma... Read more

  • All or nothing

    3/22/2018 9:35:52 AM, by TINABLEAP

    Today's coaches tip was about the "all or nothing" attitude that happens when we are trying to get healthy and lose weight. For me, this is not ... Read more

  • Stay on Track Weekend

    3/17/2018 7:59:27 PM, by TINABLEAP

    Every weekend I set a goal to stay on track like I do during the week. Of course not eating at the office with only my lunch items to eat is so m... Read more

  • Poor Health

    2/8/2018 2:16:08 PM, by TAPPY49

    Since my last entry, I have been struggling with health issues. I am now well and looking forward to renew my commitment to being healthier. I ... Read more

  • Non-Scale Victories

    1/31/2018 1:31:51 PM, by TINABLEAP

    Today is my weigh-in day and the scale went up a half a pound. I was a little disappointed but last week was a big loss week so there always has... Read more

  • Yay!! I finally shook off the cobwebs and did a workout!

    1/30/2018 9:19:07 AM, by TINABLEAP

    I have been (back) on Sparkpeople since the beginning of this year and have been doing great with my eating. In fact, I have lost 13 pounds. Ho... Read more

  • So why can't I get motivated to exercise??

    1/25/2018 8:59:24 AM, by TINABLEAP

    I have been back with SP since the beginning of the year and things have been going great....except for the fact that I can't seem to get motivat... Read more

  • Is 2018 going to be any different?

    1/6/2018 8:33:49 PM, by TINABLEAP

    Every few years, I get tired of being my “fat” self and work on being my “thin” self. I do really great, lose a lot of weight for a very short ti... Read more

  • Life Changes

    10/11/2017 2:41:02 PM, by TAPPY49

    Well, things didn't get better and although our friendship of 27 years ended badly and our marriage will soon end in divorce, I am in a good plac... Read more

  • Difficult

    8/25/2017 4:30:29 PM, by TAPPY49

    We have been married two months, known each other forever. The obstacles that have come are tearing our partnership apart. My husband and I had... Read more

  • Changes

    8/24/2017 8:37:47 PM, by TAPPY49

    Since my last entry, my life has taken a turn for the worse. I lost my job, my husband is out on disability without pay, our 18 year old starte... Read more

  • Indulgence

    8/17/2017 1:01:14 PM, by TAPPY49

    I have decided that in order to maintain my sanity, I am going to allow myself an indulgence meal a week. Like today, I am going to have a burri... Read more

  • Happiest Place in the world

    8/16/2017 3:00:05 PM, by TAPPY49

    My six year old is at Disneyland all day today with her cousin. I couldn't go because I had to work, but I drove her down to LA last night and ... Read more

  • No Idea

    8/15/2017 2:14:12 PM, by TAPPY49

    I have no idea if I have dropped any pounds. I haven't weighed myself in a couple of weeks. My clothes are fitting looser and I look smaller, b... Read more

  • Celebrate

    8/14/2017 6:16:29 PM, by TAPPY49

    As a family we went to our nephew's wedding. It was such a great time. The only thing was the food. My husband is staying stead fast to his ve... Read more

  • The Beauty which surrounds us

    8/11/2017 12:22:21 PM, by TAPPY49

    I am very guilty of not appreciating the beautiful terrain I live around. I am very fortunate to live in Santa Barbara, CA. I was supposed to g... Read more

  • What am I grateful for?

    8/10/2017 12:51:45 PM, by TAPPY49

    I tend to get bogged down with the day to day stresses of life that I often forget to find gratitude in my day. What am I grateful for. First o... Read more

  • Vegetarian, Vegan or what

    8/9/2017 5:24:43 PM, by TAPPY49

    My house is deciding whether we will go vegetarian, vegan or stay meat eaters. As it stands right now we have two vegans, two vegetarians and my... Read more

  • Conflicted

    8/5/2017 4:07:14 PM, by TAPPY49

    My oldest daughter, who is 20, went out with her boyfriend and never came home last night and is still not here. We have talked to her about th... Read more

  • Pampered

    8/4/2017 1:36:01 PM, by TAPPY49

    It was my daughter in laws birthday and I promised her a manicure for her birthday. So last night, we went to the nail salon and got our nails d... Read more

  • Movie Night

    8/3/2017 11:09:25 AM, by TAPPY49

    Went for a 45 minute walk yesterday and boy, did that kick my butt. I am taking it one step at a time. I am out of shape that is for sure. Nex... Read more

  • summer love

    8/3/2017 8:11:31 AM, by ULLABELLE

    summer is here which for me means my schedule is all over the place. i love summer for the beautiful weather and the family time and all the tim... Read more

  • Went Crazy

    8/2/2017 11:41:12 AM, by TAPPY49

    I was doing so extremely well last night and out of nowhere, I ate taco bell. I didn't even enjoy it. I got the double chalupa and I felt blah ... Read more

  • Lot's on my mind

    8/1/2017 11:32:18 AM, by TAPPY49

    I went to bed early last night hoping to get a solid night's rest. What I got was a lot of tossing and turning. Needless to say, I didn't want ... Read more

  • Forgiveness

    7/31/2017 12:24:48 PM, by TAPPY49

    I know that I have my issue with food. As a result of that, I have diabetes, mobility issues and a few other things that come from over eating. ... Read more

  • Hopeful

    7/30/2017 2:22:46 PM, by TAPPY49

    Everyday I need to be hopeful to be able to accomplish what I need to to move towards that road of health. I need to work daily on my relatonshi... Read more

  • "What the Health"

    7/28/2017 3:04:25 PM, by TAPPY49

    I watched this documentary with my three daughters last night and would urge others to watch it if they have not. If what they say in this docu... Read more

  • Supported

    7/26/2017 11:36:21 AM, by TAPPY49

    It has been great to read other people's blogs and know that we all struggle with different things but with one common thread, to be healthier. ... Read more

  • It should of been done, like yesterday.

    7/25/2017 11:22:14 AM, by TAPPY49

    I knew my diabetes was bad, but we are talking about needing to be 50 pounds lighter now, getting my AC1 to 6.5 and exercising more daily. For t... Read more

  • The truth of the matter

    7/24/2017 2:26:12 PM, by TAPPY49

    After getting blood work done, today I meet with my physician this afternoon to look at the results of my blood work. This will give me a true p... Read more

  • Starting a new year

    7/21/2017 11:49:02 AM, by TAPPY49

    Today I turn 55 and boy it is amazing that I am here. A year and 1/2 ago, I didn't believe I was going to live to see a new day. I got very ill... Read more

  • Day by Day

    7/20/2017 11:37:55 AM, by TAPPY49

    I wake up every morning wishing it was three months from now and having lost at least 10 pounds. It is today and I can only go day by day succee... Read more

  • Reality sets in

    7/18/2017 11:18:28 AM, by TAPPY49

    I knew going in to yesterday's Doctor's appointment that I had many concerns with my diabetes. Of course, all those concerns were valid. I need... Read more

  • Monday

    7/17/2017 2:42:34 PM, by TAPPY49

    Monday is here too soon. I wanted to pull the blankets over my head and go right back to sleep. I even considered calling in sick. I didn't, o... Read more

  • Hmmmm

    7/14/2017 12:37:44 PM, by TAPPY49

    There are lots of things on my mind. On Monday, I have an appointment with the doctor. There are some things going on medically with me that I ... Read more

  • Children

    7/13/2017 5:58:19 PM, by TAPPY49

    When you have children in your life, there are serious consequences to the choices you make. I need to set a healthy example for my daughter so ... Read more

  • Gave in to temptation

    7/12/2017 12:21:49 PM, by TAPPY49

    I have been trying very hard to stay away from refined sugar. Although it was a small hiccup, I ate two of the small cinnamon rolls from Costco,... Read more

  • maintaining

    7/12/2017 6:29:35 AM, by ULLABELLE

    i've been at or around this weight now for almost 6 months. 163/164 vacation, setbacks, stress, lots of things going on. at one point i embrace... Read more

  • Blues Go Away

    7/11/2017 7:49:34 PM, by TAPPY49

    Will that really help, to wish the blues away. I have tried all day to improve my mood, and for the most part, it hasn't happened. It is just a... Read more

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