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  • I am grateful

    4/20/2018 8:43:40 PM, by JOC36BROWN

    I have not shared this with alot of people but earlier this month my Doctor found some spot on my chest that felt a little off. So today I got gr... Read more

  • I been asking myself why do I have impulses in behavior?

    4/8/2018 7:14:54 AM, by JOC36BROWN

    I have lately been thinking of my ups and downs with ... Read more

  • Iam proud of myself

    4/1/2018 10:32:54 AM, by JOC36BROWN

    Iam proud of myself because of fact that this first Easter that I did not load up on sugary treats.I decided to remember true mean of Easter and ... Read more

  • Binge Eating Issues, again, but it will be different this time.

    2/17/2018 12:17:48 PM, by APACHESTEVE

    This is a little difficult for me to type, but to acknowledge my mistake forces me to own my bad decisions. Over the last couple of weeks I've go... Read more

  • Cold and flu season kick my tush

    1/31/2018 7:04:18 AM, by JOC36BROWN

    This cold flu Season been hard one .I have been fighting a couple bugs .The kids love them but alot of different bugs been going around. I HAVE N... Read more

  • Happy 2018

    1/1/2018 2:02:23 AM, by ASLI193

    I have been trying to lose weight forever. This year, I simply must succeed. I must lose weight so I can get married! I want beautiful photos to ... Read more

  • Iam reading this book and it's awakening me Your Badass

    12/23/2017 5:08:39 AM, by JOC36BROWN

    You can enjoy your precious life while you’re still in possession of it."-THIS BOOK MADE FEEL EMPOWER .This quote has realize how accountability ... Read more

  • Why I want to lose weight.

    12/5/2017 12:10:06 PM, by APACHESTEVE

    Today's featured weight loss article on Spark really got my attention. It is worth the read if you can locate the exact article and I'll include... Read more

  • I'm At A Stand Still and Frustrated!!

    9/20/2017 3:22:53 PM, by KARENC69

    I'm FRUSTRATED!! I a logging my food, watching what I eat and exercising. Making sure I get AT LEAST 10,000 steps every day. Drinking a TON of... Read more

  • Back again

    8/18/2017 9:49:34 AM, by WICKEDPIXIE13

    I keep having the best of intentions, but not actually getting stuff done. Hopefully this time, I can actually lose some weight! So far so good, ... Read more

  • Bad Day!

    7/24/2017 7:47:26 PM, by KARENC69

    Today was a bad day at work. From the minute I walked in the door, things were convoluted and messed up. Couple that with a few "what I want ... Read more

  • Still Walking Away

    7/21/2017 8:32:48 PM, by KARENC69

    Well, I'm still walking away. I'm down about 10 lbs since I started at this again. In artillery struggling done with my food choices. I'm w... Read more

  • Temperature Makes It Tempting to Skip

    7/19/2017 1:03:44 PM, by KARENC69

    The temperature here in southern Virginia has been brutal the last couple of weeks. The next 3 days are calling for 100 degrees - that is before... Read more

  • So How Low Do I Go?

    7/19/2017 12:54:02 PM, by APACHESTEVE

    I’ve reached a point in my journey to a healthier me that I’m closer to my goal weight of 225 than I am my starting weight of 388. ... Read more

  • Organic Bulletproof Coffee?

    7/18/2017 7:00:55 PM, by KARENC69

    Someone was telling me today that bulletproof coffee was helping them drop pounds because it helps suppress your appetite. Anyone ever heard of... Read more

  • Week 3

    7/17/2017 3:53:50 PM, by CHECHEL27

    Week 2 came and went without much progress. After a birthday party, a wedding, Sunday brunch with friends, and a baby shower all this week, I was... Read more

  • Back in the saddle again

    6/23/2017 11:49:08 AM, by WICKEDPIXIE13

    I'm back to losing weight and tracking everything again. Sigh. I really wanted to not have to do this again, but oh well. My oncologist has been ... Read more

  • Make the Small Changes

    6/20/2017 11:50:12 AM, by KARENC69

    Making wiser choices. I logged my food or planned for the day. I was still in my calorie, protein, and carb range, but over in fat for the last f... Read more

  • Exercise on vacation

    6/5/2017 11:45:18 PM, by KARENC69

    I'm so happy to report that I am still getting in my steps on vacation! I was worried about being able to do this!... Read more

  • Vacation

    6/1/2017 10:52:19 PM, by KARENC69

    Leaving for a vacation "home" tomorrow. 2 family high school graduations to attend. Hoping to be able to keep up my step goal and watching my... Read more

  • Stepping Up My steps

    5/29/2017 10:17:29 PM, by KARENC69

    I am on a 10k steps per day goal and doing well with it. I just saw a post in the community feed from someone who's goal is 100k steps per week... Read more

  • Slow exercise day

    5/28/2017 12:04:09 AM, by KARENC69

    Spent most of the day in a hospital waiting room with a friend whose husband had done pretty significant complications during a surgery yesterday... Read more

  • Beating step goal

    5/24/2017 9:11:34 PM, by KARENC69

    14,213 steps today! I was walking tonight to get my 1500 steps I needed to hit my 10k goal and also my 30 mins of activity. Hit the step goal ... Read more

  • Over the Rain

    5/23/2017 9:16:17 PM, by KARENC69

    It has trained here ( VA) for days. I mean A LOT of rain. I'm driving my family crazy walking laps around the house trying to get my steps. ... Read more

  • Extra steps routine

    5/22/2017 9:30:13 PM, by KARENC69

    I have a desk job, 8 hours a day, but needed to come up with ways to move more during the day. So, every time I need to go see someone on our c... Read more

  • BBQ Season

    5/20/2017 11:06:25 PM, by KARENC69

    Had a family BBQ tonight. I ate a turkey burger, but the potato and pasta salads were not my friend calorie wise. Still got in my 10k steps t... Read more

  • No Matter What

    5/19/2017 11:05:24 PM, by KARENC69

    I told myself this time, no matter what, I'm going to make my exercise and step goals everyday. No matter what, I'm going to log my food - g... Read more

  • Moving along!

    5/17/2017 10:01:46 PM, by KARENC69

    I'm on a 47 day streak of exceeding my active minutes goal and a 3 week streak of meeting my 10k or more steps per day goal!... Read more

  • Staying Determined

    4/29/2017 11:19:26 PM, by KARENC69

    I moved my oldest son home from his freshman year of college today. It was an 11 hour round trip. Because of the 9 hours in the car, when we ... Read more

  • Good Grilling Times Ahead

    4/27/2017 10:42:37 PM, by KARENC69

    I love the summer and grilling. The food is good, often lower calorie and fresh! A favorite? I cut up fresh veggies (broccoli, carrots, y... Read more

  • Drinking Water

    4/26/2017 10:31:04 PM, by KARENC69

    I have always found that drinking a lot of water helps me when I'm trying to lose weight. I am a water drinker anyway, very rarely do I drink s... Read more

  • Proud of Myself

    4/25/2017 8:17:08 PM, by KARENC69

    At 3 p.m. today, I had 2,300 steps. I had driven 1.5 hrs to a meeting, sat in the meeting for 3 hrs and driven the 1.5 hrs back home. We n... Read more

  • Getting My Steps

    4/24/2017 10:57:34 AM, by KARENC69

    I logged 65,464 steps this week! I didn't get my 10,000 steps on 2 days because it was like torrential rain. In the past 14 days, I hit 10,000... Read more

  • So Far, So Good.

    4/20/2017 10:17:46 PM, by KARENC69

    Since I decided to attack my weight again with complete ficus, I've stayed on task with my calories and exceeded my current daily step count! In... Read more

  • Every Excuse in the Book

    4/19/2017 5:20:21 PM, by KARENC69

    I think I have used every excuse in the book over the years for not eating right and not exercising. #1 alltime favorite - We're too busy hau... Read more

  • It's a new day

    12/22/2016 9:01:46 AM, by NATIARA718

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  • Back to tracking

    10/12/2016 10:49:20 AM, by APACHESTEVE

    This will not be a long post, more like a simple note to give myself a bit of a pat on the back. I've been absent for quite sometime now but my ... Read more

  • Christmas Eve

    12/24/2015 3:47:45 AM, by STACYDICK1981

    It is Christmas Eve morning and I cannot go back to sleep. Maybe because we had a terrible storm and lost power most of last evening. So I went t... Read more

  • Home alone

    12/22/2015 7:39:15 AM, by STACYDICK1981

    Everyone will be gone the majority of the day except me and the 5 year old! We are going to make Santa some cookies!! Here is to not giving into ... Read more

  • Shortest day of the year!!

    12/21/2015 10:30:13 AM, by STACYDICK1981

    Today is supposed to be the shortest day of the year but I was still given 24 hours. So I am going to be productive with my 24 hours. I could say... Read more

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