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  • What I Have Learned After Eight Years on this Journey

    4/26/2018 12:47:25 PM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    It would be easy to say I haven't learned a darned thing along my way towards hitting my goal weight, then rebounding so many times I've lost tra... Read more

  • Looking Forward to Looser Instead of Perpetually "Tighter" Clothes!

    4/25/2018 11:54:57 AM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    I'm starting Day 3 of being back on track after a brief relapse over the weekend. It's amazing how fast I can gain. But then, right now I'm losin... Read more

  • A Good First Week, and a Bad Weekend!

    4/23/2018 11:40:41 AM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    I did okay for that first week back on track, losing 8 pounds, but then I slipped again for the next four days, and this morning I'm only showing... Read more

  • Celebrating "Maintenance" Anniversaries

    4/17/2018 12:24:57 PM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    I had a lot of comments on my Spark page congratulating me for my 7-year anniversary of hitting goal. It's hard to imagine feeling any guiltier f... Read more

  • New Ring

    3/23/2018 10:55:27 PM, by DONDAIN

    So a few weeks ago I ordered a new wedding ring that I feel better about having in the pool. It arrived today. I am super excited. I got it engra... Read more

  • Today

    3/22/2018 8:17:15 PM, by DONDAIN

    Today started off well. I got to sleep an extra hour before work. It was a long day at work but it was good. The only bad thing was that I did no... Read more

  • great day

    3/21/2018 9:23:59 PM, by DONDAIN

    we had another snow storm today. I live in TN. I got to bowl this morning and then I went to work. It was a nice boring day at work (I am a lifeg... Read more

  • Day Off

    3/20/2018 10:34:05 PM, by DONDAIN

    I had a nice relaxing day off. The pets are doing great. My husband asked me to talk to my PCP because my snoring kept him awake last night. I to... Read more

  • Morning

    3/19/2018 11:45:41 AM, by DONDAIN

    I am starting the day. Well, really I have already started it. I have helped my mom get her dog tracker started and charging. I have walked aroun... Read more

  • New Challenges

    3/18/2018 11:27:16 PM, by DONDAIN

    I have started two new challenges. The Daily Goal Challenge and the Small Changes Challenge. The first day of the challenge said to tell one pers... Read more

  • St Patrick's Day

    3/17/2018 1:28:02 PM, by DONDAIN

    I am enjoying this St Patrick's Day. Played a bit of World of Warcraft. I will be doing our taxes later on today as well as helping Mom with hers... Read more

  • Falling and Getting Back up AGAIN

    3/15/2018 2:58:40 PM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    I know everyone is sick of hearing about my "starting over" attempts. But here I go again. I know if I keep on at the pace I was on, I would soo... Read more

  • Loving Life

    3/10/2018 11:21:10 PM, by DONDAIN

    I love my life. The animals are getting used to each other. And the cats are more active and exploring the house. My husband is wonderful.... Read more

  • Bowling and work

    3/7/2018 9:59:54 PM, by DONDAIN

    Went bowling in my league this morning. I did okay. Then I went to work and relieved my boss half an hour early. She was very happy. I got reliev... Read more

  • Animals

    3/6/2018 7:52:24 PM, by DONDAIN

    The cats are settling in nicely. the dogs are getting along with the cats. I am enjoying life right now.... Read more

  • Long Day at Work

    3/5/2018 7:56:04 PM, by DONDAIN

    I had a long day at work today, but it was good. The cats did not want me to leave this morning. When I went in to say hello they were playful an... Read more

  • Week 9 report

    3/5/2018 7:29:38 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    Weight loss was non-existent. That's ok. Just going to work harder at it. Water intake dropped off a little bit too, which could account for s... Read more

  • Cats

    3/4/2018 11:05:58 PM, by DONDAIN

    Our new cats are settling in...we adopted two cats from the shelter last week, But because they were a bonded pair of one male and one female we ... Read more

  • Decisions

    3/3/2018 12:45:53 PM, by SUNSHINEROSE3

    When it comes to diets and because there are so many, it is hard to make a decision. To me, diets don't really work. Eating low fat food has n... Read more

  • Once Again, I feel myself slipping

    3/1/2018 1:05:02 PM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    I hate that feeling of being out of control. I was jut thinking, "I just have no control over my eating." And then I realized "YES YOU DO!" Only ... Read more

  • Best I Can Do

    3/1/2018 8:41:34 AM, by GAYLEANNENOBLE

    I'll just keep this short and sweet today. This is just the 4th day and I'm still feeling positive! And its not been without temptations and tr... Read more

  • Starting over!!?

    2/28/2018 1:53:22 PM, by SALLYANDGENE

    Today I am starting over again!! I had surgery in July to remove cancer!! That was scary now I need to just look forward and make small changes ... Read more

  • Road Trip

    2/27/2018 7:34:54 PM, by DONDAIN

    We made it the hotel for tonight ... Read more

  • Preparing for Tomorrow

    2/26/2018 11:50:34 PM, by DONDAIN

    Tomorrow I leave on a trip to go to a funeral. Today was spent preparing for that trip. Going to work. Doing a lesson because I will not be there... Read more

  • Lazy Day

    2/25/2018 11:18:54 PM, by DONDAIN

    I have been having a lazy day today. Spent most of the day either watching pre season baseball or playing Everquest 2 on the computer. I did some... Read more

  • A Changing Day

    2/25/2018 11:28:59 AM, by GAYLEANNENOBLE

    Dr Phil, the guy on TV, loves to say something like 'this could be a changing day in your life!' Tomorrow I am starting a diet that could help m... Read more

  • Week 8 report

    2/25/2018 9:27:48 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    The recovery from the flu has been amazing, After a week off from work, my body and mind are rested, my stomach no longer hates me, and I have e... Read more

  • New Things

    2/24/2018 11:12:42 PM, by DONDAIN

    So, I am trying some new things. One, I don't talk to my father. He has not made any effort to talk to me so I have not either. The new thing I a... Read more

  • Yesterday, A Beautiful Day!

    2/21/2018 11:45:19 AM, by PANDABEAR42

    It was an unusually warm day for this time of year. It was in the 70's F. and normal is usually in the 30's F. The sun was shinning all day, so... Read more

  • Weeks 6 and 7 progess report

    2/18/2018 9:43:20 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    I've been feeling pretty unwell for the last week, so I haven't really been up to posting here until now. Plex and I went to the doctor for ... Read more

  • The Scale Finally Moved--Happy Valentine's Day To Me!!

    2/14/2018 1:02:48 PM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    It didn't move much, but after two solid weeks of being 211.something, I'll take it. This morning: 210.8. FINALLY! Down from 211 lbs. Now to work... Read more

  • A lot done today

    2/12/2018 10:03:41 PM, by DRWHOFAN512

    Well, mom and I went to Weight Watchers for the new plan. I like the leader. And Mom found an old friend to connect to. That's a plus. Oh, and at... Read more

  • Tired today

    2/11/2018 9:05:09 PM, by DRWHOFAN512

    Hello again, So sorry I haven't posted for a few days. This week has been figuring things out, trying to balance life. Still haven't gotten it ... Read more

  • Toothache and Scale Frustration

    2/10/2018 11:33:21 AM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    After a whole week of eating right, and NO binging, the scale shows that I've GAINED .8 lbs. That's POINT eight, not EIGHT. Somebody misinterpret... Read more

  • Weighing Daily--Not All I Had Hoped For--But More Motivating

    2/8/2018 1:39:05 PM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    The scale this morning was exactly the same as yesterday: 211.0! There I put it out there. I am well into 200-ville and I am not happy about it. ... Read more

  • 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

  • Back to Daily Weighing

    2/7/2018 12:02:03 PM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    I made it one week. But I knew the scale was not going to be kind because I had a couple bad days over the weekend. Or as someone suggested I cal... 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

  • Staying Away From The Scale

    2/2/2018 4:07:26 PM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    I'm a daily weigher, at least when I'm on track, and not binging like crazy. When I get in one of those binging phases, I avoid the scale like th... Read more

  • Going Cold Turkey

    1/31/2018 8:29:18 PM, by MAGGIEROSEBOWL

    A week ago today I started over for the umpteenth time. I basically have gone cold turkey, forgoing snacking other than an occasional piece of fr... Read more

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