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  • Rainy day Monday

    12/9/2019 8:45:30 PM, by TSHAWGER

    I feel like I may be starting with rheumatoid arthritis, esp in my knees. Either that or this rain today is killing my joints. I hope to have a better day tomorrow.... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for December 9 and 10

    12/9/2019 7:13:07 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: The way to help others is to love them and pray for them. Lord, You give so generously when asked in love through prayers. A Time to Think--God understands our prayers even when we can't find the words to say them.—Anonymous A Time to Act--Face every situation with fait... Read more

  • Quote for 12/9/2019

    12/9/2019 2:58:20 PM, by SILVER1369

    Don’t let your mind bully your body into believing it must carry the burden of its worries. — Astrid Alauda... Read more

  • Mystery Illness No Longer A Mystery

    12/9/2019 12:28:18 PM, by BRIDGETMAYS

    I was healthy all my life. Then I woke up sick one day in April, 2014. I haven't been the same since. For the last 5.5 years, I've gone to numerous doctors and specialists who couldn't figure out what was wrong. I'd tell them my symptoms, they'd look at me like I was crazy, run the same tests as... Read more

  • Making memories

    12/8/2019 10:26:16 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Had my grandsons over the weekend. Oldest, which is 3 baked cookies with me. He loved it.... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for December 8 and 9

    12/8/2019 3:15:02 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Do not waste any time disliking who you are because of something you can no longer do anything about. Lord, help me to forgive myself all shortcomings of the past that I still hold on to and rather make the very best of this moment. A Time to Think--I truly believe that if w... Read more

  • Quotes for the Day 12/8/2019

    12/8/2019 10:01:33 AM, by SILVER1369

    Self-preservation is the first principle of our nature. — Alexander Hamilton Your calm mind is the ultimate weapon against your challenges. So relax. — Bryant McGill... Read more

  • Big Changes

    12/8/2019 3:45:14 AM, by LCHRIS2ME

    2019 was the year of changes for me. I changed my diet. I went from a semi pescatarian diet to a full pescatarian diet. After not seeing a significant move on the scale, I did a 21 day plant based challenge. I loved it so much,, I follow it now. My cardiac labs came back with marvelous results. I am... Read more

  • Cookies with grandson

    12/7/2019 11:34:22 PM, by TSHAWGER

    My grandson enjoyed making cut out sugar cookies tonight. After he decorated first cookie. He said Mimi can I eat it. Of course I said yes.... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for December 7 and 8

    12/7/2019 9:54:36 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: If you are able to accept the hand of love that God extends to you, you will be able to free yourself of fears and show the full beauty of your inner spirit. Lord, we all suffer from weaknesses of one kind or another, so in our moments of strength, we ask that we may offer help, ... Read more

  • Quote for 12/7/2019

    12/7/2019 9:45:54 AM, by SILVER1369

    Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it. — Plato ... Read more

  • Here we go again...

    12/7/2019 9:00:30 AM, by BOOKWORMKAT

    So, I basically gave up trying to lose weight and was resigned to being fat. Now, my insulin level is sky high, even though my blood sugar is normal...low even. I have a new endocrinologist who says I've been poorly managed in the past and she is going to fix me up! This has me motivated again, so h... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for December 6 and 7

    12/6/2019 10:34:52 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: For everyone there is a way to serve and honor God in this life on earth. Lord, let me seize every opportunity, no matter how small, to glorify You, make you better known and always bring myself and others closer to You. A Time to Think--Hope is always available to us. When ... Read more

  • Friday

    12/6/2019 10:10:17 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Thank goodness it's Friday. DH and I went to longhorn steakhouse for dinner. I had a very good meal, filet and lobster tail, salad and broccoli. We won't be going out tomorrow because we will gave our 2 grandsons.... Read more

  • This Definitely Works!

    12/6/2019 1:51:51 PM, by FREDDIEJ2007

    As a former athlete I used to track calories manually to maintain my weight successfully. Now with work, kids, life stress, I forgot about tracking calories. After failed attempts with various diets, I had about giving up. Luckily I found this app and I can easily focus on when to stop eating. I'm d... Read more

  • Nothing is the same anymore

    12/6/2019 11:45:30 AM, by TRACY9103

    Everything has changed. My fit bit got chewed up by a puppy. I thought that was the worst But fate had more in store for my family. My favorite uncle passed away the end of August. Had to deal with his siblings not doing his wishes and still trying to wrap my head around it. I did not log i... Read more

  • Quotes for the Day 12/6/2019

    12/6/2019 9:40:33 AM, by SILVER1369

    Peace is the result of retraining your mind to process life as it is, rather than as you think it should be. — Wayne W. Dyer Genuine kindness is no ordinary act, but a gift of rare beauty. — Sylvia Rossetti... Read more

  • 12/6/19

    12/6/2019 8:52:03 AM, by MAMABEAR372

    Well today I woke up the crab monster. I am stressed out. Not in a way I can not handle but in a way I know I have control over other people's decisions. I got on the scale and saw 183.6. I attribute that to the whole bag of hershey kisses and Venti chestnut praline frap I had from starbucks yes... Read more

  • Quotes for the Day 12/5/2019

    12/5/2019 10:10:46 PM, by SILVER1369

    A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success. — Elbert Hubbard Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently. — Henry Ford... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for December 5 and 6

    12/5/2019 9:58:59 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: No matter who you are, it is your right to have peace. Lord, help me stay on my own path to peace and to turn my back on the distractions that are so intent on keeping me from it. A Time to Think--There are two ways of spreading light—to be the candle, or the mirror that ref... Read more

  • Thursday

    12/5/2019 9:18:08 PM, by TSHAWGER

    I was so over whelmed with my work today, so I couldn't wait to get to gym to work off some stress. Hope everyone had a good day.... Read more

  • 12/5/19 ughhh

    12/5/2019 3:46:31 PM, by MAMABEAR372

    I have fallen off the wagon and I can't get back on it. I set out each day to get back on the wagon and just keep falling off. First of all almost all of everything in my life is falling apart. I am trying to suck it up and just move on. I have gotten past the sad part for the most part. I do h... Read more

  • Wednesday

    12/4/2019 10:48:02 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Did very well on my food choices today. Got my 120 oz of water down. Didn't make it to gym because my right knee is still bothering me. But I still did get in 17, 109 steps. So I don't sit still.... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for December 4 and 5

    12/4/2019 3:21:12 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Imagine joy and you will find it. Lord, I thank You for the people that need me and love me, for the ability to hope and especially for the ability to love. A Time to Think--The only real blind person at Christmas time is he who has not Christmas in his heart.–Helen Keller ... Read more

  • Day 257

    12/4/2019 2:53:49 PM, by DIAMONDWIFE2018

    Made it through our Thanksgiving yesterday. It was really great to see MIL. She is one of my favorite people. The Bon Appetit turkey turned out pretty good. I didn't eat too much but we do have a ton of leftovers and I am ok with that. We will eat them for a while and since I am back to being not th... Read more

  • Quotes for the Day 12/4/2019

    12/4/2019 11:52:34 AM, by SILVER1369

    We can easily manage if we will only take, each day, the burden appointed to it. But the load will be too heavy for us if we carry yesterday’s burden over again today, and then add the burden of the morrow before we are required to bear it. — John Newton We may encounter many defeats but we... Read more

  • a

    12/4/2019 11:21:58 AM, by BEEBOP711

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  • Scare Tactics

    12/4/2019 8:55:14 AM, by JANLEE12

    I read an article about a person whose endocrinologist showed them pictures of complications that can happen with uncontrolled diabetes when they were first diagnosed. Totally freaked them out and wasn't helpful at all, basically paralyzing their ability for self care. This holiday weeken... Read more

  • Over due blog

    12/3/2019 9:18:26 PM, by NEVAPATE3

    Haven't blogged in a while. The truth is I haven't stayed on track like I should. I had started falling back into a few old habits and was in denial. I had hoped to be at goal weight by Christmas but due to my denial I have been going back and forth with a 5lb gain. I would gain and be good a few d... Read more

  • Tuesday

    12/3/2019 8:10:11 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Very busy day. I hurt my right knee and of course it was leg day at the gym. I gave it my best. Got home had dinner, shower and now icing my knee. I sure hope it will be better tomorrow. I joined a contest my gym is having called 12 gains of Christmas. You do 1 exercise each day and an employee ... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for December 3 and 4

    12/3/2019 6:32:38 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Be yourself in all that you do and you will soon learn that you are very special. Lord, help me find the peace that You have already placed within my soul. A Time to Think--When we lose one blessing, another is often, most unexpectedly, given in its place.—C.S. Lewis A ... Read more

  • Ugh Trying to Quit Soda

    12/3/2019 5:45:04 PM, by NURSEMEL404

    So I have a 3-4 a day Diet Mt Dew habit. I have some tiny clacifications in my breast and have kidney stones Artificial sweeteners are known culprits. Today is Day 1 and I have soothed my soul with junk food. Tomorrow will be a hitting the gym and eating better foods day. Wish me luck ... Read more

  • Day 256

    12/3/2019 5:28:14 PM, by DIAMONDWIFE2018

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  • Blah

    12/3/2019 4:19:25 PM, by KEERAKYRAM

    So today I have no motivation. I got in a 1.5 mile walk with the gremlin because it was nice out and right not the weather is hit or miss. I am planning my Christmas baking now so I can figure out how many days it will take. I am ready to be done with holiday travel. Come on January. The 1st month... Read more

  • Karate 101- Still going strong!

    12/3/2019 3:57:29 PM, by BARBARAJANE06

    Another week strong with Karate! This past Thursday I purchased my first Gi. A Gi is a martial arts uniform. As a beginning karate student I am, by default, a white belt. I found a martial arts store about 7 minutes from my job so went to it after work last week. Unfortunately, I'm a large... Read more

  • Quotes for the Day 12/3/2019

    12/3/2019 10:21:04 AM, by SILVER1369

    Life is not always a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes, playing a poor hand well. — Jack London You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give. — Kahlil Gibran Kindness is like snow. It beautifies everything it cove... Read more

  • Monday

    12/2/2019 10:36:06 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Good day at gym. Did a good deed for a friend. Got my Christmas cards all mailed out. Applebees made me mad tonight. They were to honor cyber Monday deal and said they couldn't do it, I would need to do it online, but the online instructions Said it could be done at the restaurant too. ☹☹☹... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for December 2 and 3

    12/2/2019 9:04:38 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Allow your mind to become quiet and less judgmental and you will feel improvements in all areas of your life. Lord, help my mind avoid twisting the words I hear and misjudging the intentions of others in order to justify my own righteousness. Help me to spread Your peace. A ... Read more

  • Such a slacker.

    12/2/2019 1:49:26 PM, by KEERAKYRAM

    Yes. I am talking about my self. I have no idea why I can convince myself not to exercise or eat healthy but I can't for the life of me convince myself to do it. So here we are again. I slacked. I quit on my self. I gained some weight. Yep I did these things. I will not beat my self up. I will not... Read more

  • Decorating Updates

    12/1/2019 11:06:59 PM, by POEDAUGHTER7

    Me before a dance night on Saturday. TNBC air freshener was vanilla scented.... Read more

  • Daily Inspiration and birth verses for November 29, 30, December 1 and 2:

    12/1/2019 9:39:52 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: You cannot really listen to someone and do something else at the same time. Lord, teach me to truly pay attention when someone speaks to me because it is in listening that I will gain wisdom. A Time to Think--We have to pray with our eyes on God, not on the difficulties.—Osw... Read more

  • Sunday

    12/1/2019 9:13:00 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Finished few more people on Christmas list. I have everything wrapped up. I think I may make out my Christmas cards tomorrow.... Read more

  • Become the Best Version Of You

    12/1/2019 9:17:19 AM, by ANNEARIAS

    Since April 2013 I've been struggling with this one. I haven't been the best version of me because pain has had its evil grasps on me. My life revolved around doctor appointment after endless doctor appointment. Spinal injection after endless spinal injection. Pain pill after endless pain pil... Read more

  • December 2019 Self care + Time Management

    12/1/2019 8:37:35 AM, by JULIACOLLINS62

    Woke up 5:40 am ( 1 "stretch" snooze ). Stretching while showering. 6am: PRC deep breathing/stretching/PT home therapy exercises, logged SPT 7:10am: Eat @ Hampton Inn breakfast bar (logged in Sparkspeople food tracker)... Read more

  • Good bye November

    11/30/2019 10:03:01 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Got a lot of decorating done today, also made it to gum and grocery store. My home football team won big over michigan today. So excited they get to go to big ten championships. Go Bucks!!🏈... Read more

  • fresh

    11/30/2019 11:29:58 AM, by POSEY440

    Picked fresh grapefruit off tree in back yard, tastes great for breakfast. ... Read more

  • What motivates me to lose

    11/30/2019 9:56:12 AM, by HOLISTICJESSICA

    I started my weight loss journey because I wanted to prove to everyone that I could lose the weight. That was my initial motivation, and it worked for awhile. I lost my first 50 pounds and was doing great! That was not enough to keep me going, though. For my next 50+ pounds, I needed to do it for an... Read more

  • 30/11/19

    11/30/2019 5:32:19 AM, by COLLARANDCUFFS

    holiday is done.. back to work today .. boss called, well messaged cos i am not awake at the time they messaged, want me in earlier so yay more overtime on a day that was pure overtime double pay because i get work pay and holiday pay so some much needed extra money from this one feeling prett... Read more

  • Friday

    11/29/2019 11:46:26 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Hit the gym, took an old friend to lunch, started christmas decorating, got the bathroom done. DH git home went out to dinner.... Read more

  • All the same

    11/29/2019 9:01:07 PM, by CAROLZDIET2018

    All the same. Same food. Same ole people on the 'featured blogs'! Same ole food suggestions. SPARK is getting as boring as MFP. Only thing different is that I am on my bedroom laptop, the one with the noisy DELL keyboard. It is an old old old Toshiba laptop..my very first laptop. Still ... Read more

  • Quotesof the Day 11/29/2019

    11/29/2019 9:55:15 AM, by SILVER1369

    Be present in all things and thankful for all things. — Maya Angelou In the depth of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer. — Albert Camus As we work to create light for others, we naturally light our own way. — Mary Anne Radmacher... Read more

  • Family

    11/28/2019 10:07:08 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Another year we ran the Race for Grace. It's so nice to give to the community. We do it as a family tradition.... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for November 28 and 29

    11/28/2019 9:40:56 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Praise others when they do right and speak positive things and you will find it hard not to relax and rejoice in a new found source of peace. Lord, may I care less what others think of me and more and more what You think. A Time to Think--The love that you withhold is the pa... Read more

  • Made it home safely before the snow....

    11/28/2019 5:57:32 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Hello all, We made it home safely without hitting any bad weather on the way until halfway through Missouri. Then it started raining. We made a lot of stops along the way to stretch, take walks, let Carlie run a bit, so I managed to get my steps in doing that. Then getting more in once... Read more

  • Day 251 (Happy Thanksgiving!)

    11/28/2019 4:09:40 PM, by DIAMONDWIFE2018

    From my family to yours! Enjoy the day and remember to stop and be thankful for everything you have today and every day!... Read more

  • Better you Better me

    11/28/2019 9:25:53 AM, by AVALIANT65

    We all felt that way at one time or another. But you’re never alone, we just don’t know how to acknowledge or recognize the encouragement given to us. The embarrassment of failure is strong 💪. We are taught to suck it up be strong, don’t cry. Relax once in awhile let your feelings come out. Don’... Read more

  • 28/11/19

    11/28/2019 7:23:58 AM, by COLLARANDCUFFS

    back from my visit to family.. took all their Xmas gifts down and brought a few back from them. weather wasn't great but hey this is Britain we expect rain all the time 211 have to go in to work today for a few hours overtime and again on Saturday so my whole week off just isn't happening a... Read more

  • Wednesday

    11/27/2019 10:10:54 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Today is my daughter's birthday. They are staying overnight with us because we are all in a 5K race in the morning. Rhen bavk to my house to have dinner.... Read more

  • Day 250

    11/27/2019 5:00:50 PM, by DIAMONDWIFE2018

    I had a little panic attack last night. Hubby got me calmed down really fast. He's getting good at that. I am waiting until next week to choose a counselor to see to talk out my issues so that I can hopefully get rid of all this bs. Today, Charleston and I went for a 3.5-mile hike on the hike ... Read more

  • Leaving for home Thanksgiving Day....

    11/27/2019 1:43:18 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Hello all, First of all, I want to wish you all a Wonderful, Joyful, Relaxing Thanksgiving Day tomorrow, where ever you are. Even if you don't celebrate. Use the day to celebrate your life, your family's lives, and all that you have to be grateful for at the very least. Between my hubby ... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for November 27 and 28

    11/27/2019 11:50:01 AM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Tranquility lies in self-improvement. Lord, help me to worry less about the faults of others and use my energy to enhance my own strengths and eliminate my weaknesses. A Time to Think--God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the... Read more

  • Tuesday

    11/26/2019 9:18:27 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Only thing that makes me happy these days are 2 grandsons. I thank God for them every day. ❤... Read more

  • Karate 101- Am I too old/big for karate?

    11/26/2019 8:00:30 PM, by BARBARAJANE06

    So this past weekend I decided (on a whim and with people at my house for a party) that I was going to sign up for karate at my local recreation center. My future mother-in-law mentioned how she was signing up my nephew and commented that I should do it too. The classes are for both children an... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for November 26 and 27

    11/26/2019 7:15:04 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: To be truly successful, put your heart and soul into even the smallest of your tasks. Lord, help me live my life in different ways and by different means, but always with enthusiasm and commitment. A Time to Think--Your talent is Gods gift to you. What you do with it is your... Read more

  • Day 249

    11/26/2019 4:52:42 PM, by DIAMONDWIFE2018

    Thank you to everyone for your supportive comments. I am doing better. My nausea is gone which is awesome! But I am hungry like I've never eaten now. I'm trying to reign it in now. Charleston and I are enjoying the nice weather we are having right now and are still hiking. Yesterday we went to a new... Read more

  • 11/26/19

    11/26/2019 3:44:50 PM, by MAMABEAR372

    Well fasting blood sugar was over 200. So I upped my insulin back to the full amount at least through the holidays until I can get my head, heart and soul back on straight. I am digging deep just to lift my head, heart and soul through the holidays. I want so badly to feel the good holiday spirit... Read more

  • Monday

    11/25/2019 7:28:38 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Start the week off on right foot. Be positive and strong!... Read more

  • One more week in Kentucky.....

    11/25/2019 3:36:14 PM, by SHAWFAN

    Hello everyone! After having spent the last 4 weeks in Kentucky with my son and family... then my husband drove all the way down to spend the next week with us, he and I are now thinking seriously about selling our house in KC, MO and moving here to Kentucky! It's beautiful here!! Although t... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for November 25 and 26

    11/25/2019 2:51:11 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: If you look for happiness outside of yourself you will never find it. Lord, help me turn inward and realize that the source of my happiness has been there all along. A Time to Think--Forever on Thanksgiving Day the heart will find the pathway home.—Wilbur D. Nesbit A Ti... Read more

  • 11/25/19

    11/25/2019 1:28:52 PM, by MAMABEAR372

    took 40 units of insulin today. fbsl 178 weight 169 lbs I have been having a very rough couple of weeks with situations in my life. I went from being on top of the world for the first time in my 47 years of life to devastated and these situations are not just effecting me but my family. I h... Read more

  • Dr. Neil Barnard

    11/25/2019 12:48:54 AM, by CAROLZDIET2018

    I am now watching Dr. Neil Barnard on youtube. 'your body in balance' on London Real. I think I have seen all of Dr. Gregger's videos and some more than once or twice. So I am liking this one just as much. I will never go back to eating meat again now that I know better.... Read more

  • Sunday

    11/24/2019 10:51:05 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Went to church, breakfast then gym later. Tried to put up outdoor Christmas lights, but my DH isn't very patient. So he gave up on that today. Maybe next weekend.... Read more

  • One moment at a time

    11/24/2019 7:48:00 PM, by UNICORN_HUNTER

    I may have gone over in calories. But I was able to control a binge, and made myself eat a smaller portions at dinner and only a half of a piece of cake... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for November 24 and 25

    11/24/2019 7:25:40 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: If you worry a little each day, it eventually will add up to years. Lord, without Your strength it is so easy to let circumstances rob me of my joy. A Time to Think: Forever on Thanksgiving Day the heart will find the pathway home.—Wilbur D. Nesbit A Time to Act: On t... Read more

  • Just another sunday

    11/24/2019 2:15:01 PM, by UNICORN_HUNTER

    Just a lazy Sunday. Watching some movies. Planning my week. And making my escape plan for Thanksgiving.... Read more

  • Maybe a better day?

    11/23/2019 8:23:50 PM, by UNICORN_HUNTER

    Yes I went over, but I feel a little more in control. Maybe I will one day be able to control all of my outside factors. But for now I am doing the best I can with the resources I have.... Read more

  • Saturday

    11/23/2019 7:28:12 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Went to dinner with daughter and her family. Took grandson to see court house light show, he danced and loved it. Then it started to rain hard.... Read more

  • This will brighten your day

    11/23/2019 5:28:15 PM, by HOLISTICJESSICA

    I did not realize it has been so long since I posted a blog. I will write more of a blog later, but I have to share that my son loves his berries. The first two are from a few months back, and the second two are from yesterday. ... Read more

  • Day 246

    11/23/2019 4:01:25 PM, by DIAMONDWIFE2018

    Well, I haven't blogged in a bit. I had a bit of a mental health issue and have just spent time getting help and just being with my hubby and pup. My brain finally started to digest what all has happened this year and I just couldn't handle it. I cried a lot and I went and spoke to my doctor about i... Read more

  • Holiday Horrors

    11/23/2019 2:43:52 PM, by BYWAYOFTHEMUSE

    I've been struggling with staying on track with my diet and exercise routines the majority of this year. I keep going back and forth between feeling motivated and feeling depressed, I had some self control during Halloween, and Thanksgiving is right around the corner. I'd love to hear some tips you ... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for November 23 and 24

    11/23/2019 1:14:31 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Much time is spent fearing that which isn't really there in the first place. Lord, help me conquer my fears and overcome my difficulties as they happen rather than giving up and letting my difficulties overcome me. d A Time to Think--There are no mistakes, no coincidences. A... Read more

  • Quote of the Day 11/23/2019

    11/23/2019 10:22:01 AM, by SILVER1369

    Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future. — Deepak Chopra... Read more

  • Friday

    11/22/2019 11:15:16 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Made it another week. Last week I lost 5 lbs. This week no loss. Why is this such a struggle. Please God give me strength.... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for November 22 and 23

    11/22/2019 1:40:01 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: One of life's greatest pleasures is meeting and conquering our most difficult moments. Lord, teach me to trust myself and trust that You will never abandon me or my needs. A Time to Think: Continue in prayer, and watch in the same with thanksgiving.—Colossians 4:2 A Ti... Read more

  • It's that time of year again

    11/22/2019 1:39:11 PM, by UNICORN_HUNTER

    It's the time of year I dread and love. I love the food (clearly that's my problem)but I hate making it all and having a day to celebrate food. One day I will be able to make a small modest meal and not feel pressured to indulge like it's a special day, and I dont already struggle with that every ot... Read more

  • 11/22/19

    11/22/2019 7:27:54 AM, by MAMABEAR372

    fbsl 141 166.0 lbs ... Read more

  • 22/11/19

    11/22/2019 6:01:48 AM, by COLLARANDCUFFS

    in the year 2000 this was a great date... had my therapy yesterday .. did some guided meditation what was great and relaxing for me but i am not sure it went how she wanted it to.. i have to get a conversation going with my guilt and find out what it wants... errr ok this really is not making s... Read more

  • Thursday

    11/21/2019 11:00:08 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Today our family lost a friend unexpectedly. Went to funeral to pay our respects. This man did a lot for many people. A very generous man will be greatly missed. RIP DAN.... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for November 21 and 22

    11/21/2019 10:06:47 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Make it your goal to be someone that you would like to spend the rest of your life with. Lord, help me approach my day interested in everything that happens so that my life will truly be an adventure. A Time to Think: The thankful heart sweep through the day and, as the mag... Read more

  • Tried and failed

    11/21/2019 9:52:31 PM, by UNICORN_HUNTER

    I tried the first to days to at least log everything I ate. But after a hectic stress filled day, by the time lunch rolled around I "forgot" to add I. What I ate and had already eaten the equivalent to 3 meals. I am ashamed of myself and disgusted. I am determined to do/be better tomorrow.... Read more

  • Massage Time

    11/21/2019 8:23:39 AM, by JANLEE12

    With my new world has come a bit of stress. Ok, maybe QUITE a bit of stress! I could feel the tension in my neck and shoulders. My back screamed at me when I lifted the little man. I enlisted the help of by BF and booked a massage. I was so excited! The table was toasty warm and I started to rela... Read more

  • 11/21/19

    11/21/2019 7:56:45 AM, by MAMABEAR372

    168.4 lbs fbsl 133 Anyone know a trick to not feeling emotions anymore?... Read more

  • I woke up hungry at 4 AM

    11/21/2019 7:18:02 AM, by CAROLZDIET2018

    I had calories saved in case.I did. So now I will nap on couch till sun comes in window and wakes my Parakeets...who will wake.me. (nature's alarm clock) (Update: Friday. Doctor Apt. Turns out I have hives from a new med...NOT poison Ivy.) Good news? This gave me a chance to see how FAT I a... Read more

  • Hump day

    11/20/2019 9:23:47 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Made it thru the middle of the week. Feeling so sorry for my best friend, her husband just lost his uncle from a severe massive heart attack. Burial was today.... Read more

  • Got to get out ... [I'm going nuts in here]

    11/20/2019 10:56:05 AM, by DOUGDC

    Not that I'm not out. Yesterday I spent 6 hours (including travel time) volunteering for the local VA hospital. Today I'll be out shopping for some stuff needed for projects around the house. And the weather is reasonable - temps in the 40's, maybe 50's today. Certainly no barrier to getting out. Ju... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for November 20 and 21

    11/20/2019 9:56:53 AM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Don't spoil what you already have by using up your time wanting what you don't have. Lord, may I live with gratitude and take back my life because my life is not and never will be in the hands of fate. A Time to Think: Reflect upon your present blessings, of which every man... Read more

  • 11/20/19

    11/20/2019 7:36:30 AM, by MAMABEAR372

    169.8 lbs fbsl 198 For those who do know, this is not a good change.... Read more

  • Tuesday

    11/19/2019 10:38:20 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Had a good day of eating well and getting all my water in. Went to gym and worked on back and arms tonight. Hope everyone had a good day.... Read more

  • Losing weight while battling health issues

    11/19/2019 9:13:13 PM, by CBLACKBURN1958

    I have been overweight my entire life. I have also battled various health issues throughout my life; not all of them were directly related to my weight. Nevertheless, the extra pounds made each problem harder to deal with. I have gone through several periods of weight loss and regaining, which have ... Read more

  • Daily inspiration and Birth verse for November 19 and 20

    11/19/2019 3:10:40 PM, by LHLADY517

    Daily Inspiration: Time is yours to use or lose. Lord, teach me to avoid all upsetting thoughts and create a heart that glories in my time as a peaceful gift from You. A Time to Think: A grateful thought toward heaven is of itself a prayer.—G. E. Lessing A Time to Act: Give thanks for t... Read more