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  • EMF Radiation

    7/24/2019 1:04:51 AM, by PROVERBS31JULIA

    Just links I want to read and research later... have friends suffering with brain cancers etc and I suspect too much cell phone use... http://emfadvice.com/emf-pro
    tection-products-work/ http//www.airestech.com/ and on iPhones: http://www.airestech.com/rf-wa
    rning/ Ca... Read more

  • Living life with excitement/exclamation marks!!!

    7/23/2019 4:18:36 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Friends With My Scale - Love It! The wins just keep coming. Today at TOPS I was the biggest loser for the week, down 3 pounds! My TOPS cheerleaders were in fine form, making it quite a festive event. June 26, 2019 198.8 Onederland!!! Hit goal before 2019 Summer 5% Challenge started! July ... Read more

  • I Weigh Less Than My Husband Today!

    7/22/2019 12:30:15 PM, by KALISWALKER

    After I weighed in this morning I ran downstairs to see hubby and tell him the scale is still going down. I asked him how much he weighs to set that as my next milestone, maybe 7 or 8 pounds away. I was not expecting this.... drum roll please... he weighs one pound more than I do! Really! You bet I ... Read more

  • Lowest Weight Ever on Spark! Party Time!

    7/21/2019 11:51:22 AM, by KALISWALKER

    Happy Dance! I am 197.8 pounds today, my lowest weight in 11.5 years of Sparking! I am smiling as I write this, it's been a long time coming. I may be the world's slowest loser, but I have never given up on myself. I have tried many different things along the way but nutrition tracking is the bomb. ... Read more

  • Get it Done Day

    7/20/2019 1:24:22 PM, by KALISWALKER

    We have 6 little darlings with us this summer. Despite the numbers, the house is staying tidy enough. We are having a garden party tomorrow, so it will be busy today getting the food prepped. This afternoon the kids are going to an all-day birthday party and sleepover and we will pop in for the cake... Read more

  • Week 80 of therapy and update again!

    7/18/2019 10:38:03 PM, by ONEAGLESWINGS19

    First off I would like to start off by saying that my appointment for therapy was today instead of Tuesday. So I have a lot to discuss with you guys in terms of updates. First I seen Sheila Teddy for my neck pain and she did the reflex test and found that my reflexes are over responsive so I am ... Read more

  • My Hon Passed Her Blood Test! & Contrave

    7/17/2019 3:29:40 PM, by KALISWALKER

    The other day hubby and I looked at my blood test results online and he said 'My Hon Passed Her Blood Test!' We are pleased my readings are in the normal ranges, and I am no longer borderline diabetic. Yesterday I had a follow up appointment with my weight loss doctor. He said I was doing well, and ... Read more

  • Daisy

    7/17/2019 9:52:09 AM, by PROVERBS31JULIA

    Daisy - our foster dog... died yesterday 3:24 pm... just as we had a soft gentle rain. My son saw her go, so he is a little unnerved by the whole thing ... I had gone to the local grocery store to pick up a few things. Java seems so lost... she has known about Daisy her whole life with us, beca... Read more

  • Can I be happy with less?

    7/14/2019 1:49:12 PM, by KALISWALKER

    I have been measuring my food and tracking calories all year. Lately, I started having 1/4 cup servings vs 1/2 cups servings of higher-calorie foods like Bush beans, oatmeal, bran muffin, mashed potatoes, yogurt, and cottage cheese, rather than just giving them up. I have sufficient protein and calc... Read more

  • Pain clinic visit went well.

    7/14/2019 11:02:21 AM, by TEDDYTEDDY

    Thank goodness they were very understanding of my ongoing pain. They were very professional and the doctor suggested a lidocaine injection for my ongoing tailbone pain which she thought could be more helpful than the cortisone injection I had 2 years ago. I’m going ahead with that. They also sugg... Read more

  • Need Help with Cravings

    7/13/2019 9:59:31 PM, by FAETHSILVERWOLF

    Merry Meet Everyone, I'm having cravings for Carbs that I just can't get passed. I really need to learn how to kill a craving before it gets to the point I give in to it. I'm trying to go to a Low Carb Diet so my cravings for Carbs are not my friend at this point. Going Low Carb is the hardest thi... Read more

  • Why Fear Dieting?

    7/13/2019 4:48:50 PM, by KALISWALKER

    My weight is heading in the right direction, 198.6 today. I had a slight increase with my new medication resulting in water retention, but I am in onederland again. Today I posted a good weigh-in for the 5% Challenge. Now to work on my Tuesday TOPS weigh-in. I am thinking about years of being ... Read more

  • week 79 of therapy and yet another update

    7/12/2019 9:59:48 PM, by ONEAGLESWINGS19

    This week in therapy we discussed the fact that fset was wearing out and I trying telling my worker all that was wrong with me. But she didn't get it at all. I even told her how my stress level went up and she had the audacity to think that something else was causing my stress. When the only stresso... Read more

  • In my apartment

    7/12/2019 9:10:30 AM, by AUNTRENEE

    I am officially in my apartment. Got in there on May 1st. I'm liking it so far. I am glad that it has an air conditioner right now since its going to be warm for the next 7 days. I just have the one unit in the living room since I have a 1 bedroom apartment. If I had a 2 bedroom apartment, I would h... Read more

  • Accountablility

    7/11/2019 11:45:14 AM, by KALISWALKER

    My weight loss accountability - TOPS group, Medical Weight Management Program, 5% Challenge, my husband, my friends, me. Tuesday - Woo Hoo I was down 7 pounds since my last weigh-in 3 weeks ago (was on vacation). The TOPS members were thrilled to see someone in our group have a happy dance wei... Read more

  • TOPS Cheerleaders!

    7/9/2019 3:50:25 PM, by KALISWALKER

    Woo Hoo I am down 7 pounds since my last weigh-in 3 weeks ago (was on vacation). The TOPS members were thrilled to see someone in our group have a happy dance weigh in. I think that is the fastest weight loss I have ever had. Two days of eating lightly offset the party food on Saturday night. ... Read more

  • Bringing Sexy Back & Other Shows & My Excuse Schedule

    7/8/2019 2:17:01 PM, by KALISWALKER

    I have difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep. Last night I was tired and went to bed at 9 PM, and only slept 6.5 hours (love the Fitbit sleep report), but I stayed in bed listening to an audiobook. I got Netflix on my laptop yesterday and will start watching some boring shows related to fitne... Read more

  • New Misfit

    7/7/2019 11:16:19 PM, by FAETHSILVERWOLF

    Well yesterday my new misfit arrived and I'm looking forward to using it for a good long time to come. I had to start a new account as my old one was under a old email address and even customer service couldn't help me change my email on it. So I had to reconnect spark people to the new account it w... Read more

  • CAD Part Two

    7/7/2019 3:07:12 PM, by GRAMMACATHY

    Good Morning, And it is a very good morning here. The Good: 1) Buds stitches are out of his snout and the Vet thinks she got all of the cancer. He has also lost another two tenths of pound, so we are getting closer to his desirable weight of about 37-39 pounds. He is at 40.2 now. ... Read more

  • Measuring out my Nuts...

    7/7/2019 12:26:14 AM, by PROVERBS31JULIA

    I started to do this blog last week. But I am just now getting around to it. So last week sometime, I forget exactly which day, I bought a big sack of shelled walnuts. I had seen some meme claiming Walnuts had twice as many antioxidants as almonds, pecans, cashews etc. I saw the sac... Read more

  • Measuring out my Nuts...

    7/7/2019 12:26:01 AM, by PROVERBS31JULIA

    I started to do this blog last week. But at am just now getting around to it. So last week sometime, I forget exactly which day, I bought a big sack of shelled walnuts. I had seen some meme claiming Walnuts had twice as many antioxidants as almonds, pecans, cashews etc. I saw the sa... Read more

  • Tired of chronic pain.

    7/5/2019 10:57:22 AM, by TEDDYTEDDY

    I was referred to a pain clinic by my orthopedic clinic following a back strain. Had x-rays and MRI to confirm no fractures in thoracic spine, though have continuing degeneration of spine from top to bottom. Today I woke up with severe hand pain mostly on right side. I might have over used ... Read more

  • NIKE Supports disrespect of our flag.

    7/3/2019 12:14:47 PM, by JSIELKE1944

    In their latest shameful action, after taking on Colin Kaepernick as a "spokesman," they dropped these shoes from their line, because he was "offended" by them! In case you didn't know, this clown was one of the first NFL players to refuse to stand for our National Anthem! 234... Read more

  • Week 78 of therapy

    7/2/2019 10:26:33 PM, by ONEAGLESWINGS19

    This week in therapy we discussed the fact my weight went up by 10 lbs and and it went up because of water retention and how I was eating and what i ate. I now know what to change and how to change it. I also talked about my decision to go back to school and learn a trade or something in order to ge... Read more

  • A challenge to over come

    7/1/2019 12:22:34 AM, by FAETHSILVERWOLF

    Well over the last week I've had a very unpleasant change in my SI Joint disfunction. The Joint now sends a SHARP Pain through my pelvis pretty much every time I change directions or stand with it to long. Movement has become excrutiating. I don't know what to do about it. I don't think Physical The... Read more

  • Week 77 of therapy and an upate

    6/26/2019 3:41:56 PM, by ONEAGLESWINGS19

    This week in therapy we discussed my IBS which again is high gear. I told her I couldn't keep my food in; it all went down into the tubes meaning in the sewer since my body is wore out from the FSET paperwork already. I took a 3 hr nap on Monday I was so wore out from lack of nutrition. I decided to... Read more

  • The Benefits of Bulk Cooking

    6/25/2019 2:57:28 AM, by SLIMMERKIWI

    A month ago my precious Mum died aged 97yrs and 8 months. The last week I spent a lot of time with her in the Private Hospital she was in. The last day I was there from 7a.m. until she died, at 10p.m. Last night my 24yr old grandson was acutely unwell and needed to be taken to hospital via a... Read more