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Need Advice
Friday, September 18, 2020      6 comments

On 9/27/20, I will have been living a healthy lifestyle for 3 months. I average 1200 calories a day or a little less. I have been doing intermittent fasting on a 12:12 or 16:8 schedule (mostly 16:8). In the last ten days, I not only did NOT lose... Read more
Measurements
Sunday, August 30, 2020      3 comments

Today, I am two months and 3 days into my new, healthy lifestyle. I was pleased with my measurements this morning. I am down 2.50 inches in my chest, 3.75 inches in my waist and 3.75 inches in my hips. I also lost in my upper arms, thighs and ca... Read more
Progress-Two Months In
Friday, August 28, 2020      1 comments

I weighed yesterday on my two month anniversary of healthy eating. I lost 22 pounds in those two months. In light of what I need to lose altogether, it seems like a drop in the bucket and I would have loved to have lost much more, but I am heade... Read more
Averaging About 3 LBS a Week
Monday, August 10, 2020      5 comments

I had my 6 week weigh-in last Saturday and I was down 18.2 lbs. I can honestly say that I am really enjoying eating healthy foods. Tracking foods has become like a hobby for me. LOL! Now, if I can just get more energy and do as well with exercis... Read more
Lost 15.4 Lbs. in 5 Weeks
Saturday, August 01, 2020      2 comments

I had my five week weigh-in this morning. I am down 15.4 lbs. I have been eating differently, sometimes multiple times a day and sometimes intermittent fasting on a 12:12, 16:8 or just eating one meal a day. I am trying to keep my body guessing ... Read more
Report-Two Days Short of One Month
Saturday, July 25, 2020      3 comments

From 6/27/2020 to 7/25/2020: Dropped 12 pounds Neck - lost 1/2" Chest-lost 1/4" Left arm-Lost 3/4" Right Arm-lost 1.25" Waist-lost 1.5" Left Thigh-lost 1/4" Right Thigh-lost 1/2" Left calf-lost 1/2" Right Calf-lost 3/4" ... Read more
Lifestyle Change
Sunday, July 12, 2020      4 comments

I am doing the Intermittent Fasting on the 16:8 schedule except yesterday it was closer to 12:12 since I was at a friends home and also in a meeting. I still did well with my calories though. I am 67 years old and the weight has not been coming ... Read more
One Week Weigh-In Results
Saturday, July 04, 2020      2 comments

This morning was my one week weigh-in. I lost 4.2 lbs. I was hoping for more, but I will take it! I did not cheat and I ate only healthy foods. I tracked everything that I ate and started exercising some in the last 4 days. I am going from a com... Read more
On the Path Again!
Friday, July 03, 2020      5 comments

On June 27th, I got back on the path to wanting to lose weight and get healthy. My top weight was 334. I lost 70 lbs on SP before, but then I broke my back and gained most of it back. I got back on SP again recently and lost some weight so I was... Read more
Loose Skin-What to do?
Wednesday, January 23, 2013      8 comments

As I am losing weight, I have lots of loose skin. I will admit that although I have got the healthy eating down, I lack on the exercise and am starting to make positive changes with that. I have questions for those who have lost a substancial am... Read more
Spark Coach?
Monday, January 21, 2013      3 comments

Is there anyone that can tell me about Spark Coach? I watched the short video clip but would like to hear from some of you that are using it. What program are you on and how much has it helped you? I cannot afford to do it now but when I start m... Read more
Are You Ready? Ready, Set, Go!!!!!
Sunday, January 20, 2013      7 comments

I have been an expert yo-yo dieter off and on throughout most of my life but this time is different because I am NOT on a diet until I get to my goal weight! I have a tota... Read more
Need Prayers
Friday, January 18, 2013      13 comments

Hi everyone! I lost another 1.8 lbs since yesterday. I am very happy about that and wish I could lose that much EVERY day! I know that is unrealistic though but I am just happy that the weight is going down. As I posted about before, I... Read more
Are You Hiding Out?
Tuesday, January 15, 2013      7 comments

Some of us...myself included... have been in hiding! We need to get out of the Fitness Protection Program! Let's have a great day and get moving! Pat... Read more
Finally!!!
Monday, January 14, 2013      10 comments

I am finally in the 260's! YEAH!!! I am so happy to finally get there. I also measured this morning and in the last 10 days, I lost another 1/4" on my waist, 1.25" on my hips, 1.25" on each thigh, 1/2" on each calf, and 1/4" off my neck. Even t... Read more

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