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  • Oh My! Getting back on track after my binge.

    2/20/2020 4:34:00 PM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Binged. It happens. This morning I woke up totally ravenous and too tired to care. My thoughts were not about my goals, my well being, even you all. I just plain wanted energy and to eat. I had 2 mini bags of chips 160 cal each, a coke 140 cal, 2 payday bars 240 cal each... then I stopped. ... Read more

  • it's thursday

    2/20/2020 1:49:41 PM, by MOMMY445

    another cool and windy day today. i got some much needed grocery shopping done this morning. now i am taking it easy and enjoying the day. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    2/19/2020 4:39:19 PM, by MOMMY445

    a cool and somewhat windy day here today. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! after supper, i will be going for a long walk. have a wonderful day, everyone!... Read more

  • Self Care is so important and is NOT selfish!

    2/19/2020 7:00:09 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Can you pour from an empty cup? How will you give to others if you, yourself are empty? Recharge with some self-care! What is self-care? It is so different to every single person! Many recharge with prayer and devotions, spiritual time. Others recharge by getting a spa day or a ... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    2/18/2020 1:44:18 PM, by MOMMY445

    it is a mild and slightly windy day here today. my daughter says hi to everyone. the weekend was good. i am looking forward to the rest of the week. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Just Ten WHOLE Minutes

    2/17/2020 2:35:36 AM, by MISSCHEEVEEUS

    So my new spark goal is to get 10 minutes of exercise a day. Doable... to most. The last time I tried to do 10 minutes of exercise it was with my mom on the patio. She was looking like Ms.America and smiling the whole way through. I was barely moving and felt that each movement was too much and sure... Read more

  • Heading Back To The Hospital And Health

    2/17/2020 12:36:50 AM, by MISSCHEEVEEUS

    Whoa! Its been a minute. Time flies I suppose. So update. I have spent the past year working at my local grocery store. Although it is not in my dream field, I have learned quite a bit about myself and working with people. I found out that I am "charming". And I feel alot more comfortable talking to... Read more

  • First iPhone

    2/16/2020 6:21:51 PM, by POEDAUGHTER7

    I got my first I phone today. I have been using an android for years, but this week I made the IPhone switch.💕💕💕 PS If you play Wizards Unite add me to friends at the code: 2430 8992 7949... Read more

  • Valentine's day meal on Saturday

    2/14/2020 2:48:51 PM, by SUFAITH

    I slept all day yesterday but for nutrition I only had protein shakes. Now I lost 5 pounds. Yay! This month for Valentine's day we are going to the farmer's market for some fresh meat and we will celebrate together as a family. I will be sure to have mostly veges and salad! This is exciting!... Read more

  • it's thursday

    2/13/2020 10:27:41 AM, by MOMMY445

    i'll be heading to the gym after lunch today. i also will be active throughout my day. it is snowing and mild here. tomorrow it is going to be very cold outside. my daughter and i are prepared for today and tomorrow. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Change Your Mindset

    2/13/2020 9:55:07 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Say “I don’t eat that” in your mind or out loud when tempted with a tantalizing treat instead of “I can’t have that.” Studied have shown that 80% of women will stick to their healthy meal planning when using that technique verses 10% who say “I can’t.” “I don’t” is empowering and owning the sit... Read more

  • The big day is tomorrow

    2/12/2020 5:11:11 PM, by SUFAITH

    I start my new diet goals tomorrow. I will have a yogurt for lunch and breakfast and a healthy dinner. It is my goal to consume less than 500 calories each meal for lunch and breakfast and 1000 for dinner or less. This is something I did in the past and I lost 30 pounds. I gained it all back when I ... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    2/12/2020 4:12:36 PM, by MOMMY445

    a somewhat cool day here today. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! tomorrow i am heading off to the gym for the first time this week. i am looking forward to it. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Stop 🛑 Starting and Stopping

    2/11/2020 9:22:48 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Stopping and starting because it just kills your metabolism. We all make mistakes and have blatant slip ups. We just have to keep going. Don’t give up. I just LOVE 💕 making car analogies. When you’re driving to a vacation spot and make a wrong turn, you don’t keep driving. Y... Read more

  • it's monday

    2/10/2020 2:11:03 PM, by MOMMY445

    a new week is now underway. my daughter says hi to everyone. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! I will be heading out for a long walk later on, after dinner. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • When I’ve Had a Rough Time On My Journey

    2/10/2020 5:59:03 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    One of you requested that I write about a week where I was really off track. Literally, I have had months! I get up in the morning and eat well through the day with all good intentions and lose it by night, only to eat myself into blissful oblivion. I swear to myself that’s the last time, b... Read more

  • Why is it SUCH an Emotional Journey?

    2/9/2020 10:22:09 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    I personally think weight loss is an emotional journey for many many reasons and I will just tell you a few. We all have identities that we have lived with as big people. When we get smaller, we need time to mentally and emotionally adjust. Sometimes our bodies lose weight faster than o... Read more

  • it's saturday

    2/8/2020 1:59:42 PM, by MOMMY445

    a cool and sunny day here today. my daughter says hi to all. both budgies say cheep, cheep! have an amazing day, everyone!... Read more

  • it's thursday

    2/6/2020 1:32:06 PM, by MOMMY445

    a snowy day here today. my daughter says hi to everyone. both budgie birds say cheep ,cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    2/5/2020 12:33:19 PM, by MOMMY445

    a sunny and cool day here today. my daughter is now in the school band and she is so happy! she loves to play and learn music. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a wonderful day, everyone!... Read more

  • Why YOU Can Do This!

    2/5/2020 10:02:07 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    I have been disabled since my 30’s. My back has many herniated disks from degenerative joint disease and my major joints (and some minor) are so bad they are all getting replaced. I’m only 55! I have pinched nerve bundles, fibromyalgia, arthritis, diabetes, low thyroid, pcos, endometriosis... ... Read more

  • Diabetes and Weight Loss

    2/5/2020 1:19:32 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    It literally can seem impossible to lose weight if you’re a diabetic, because your body can make you feel hungry by having high or low blood sugar. Fighting insulin hunger or other medication hunger is another sore spot. Watching others eat sweets In abundance can cause a feeling of depress... Read more

  • New Post

    2/4/2020 10:18:07 PM, by POEDAUGHTER7

    Just re-read this gem. New post up at FH7publishing.com... Read more

  • Diabetes and Making the Exchanges Easy

    2/3/2020 1:14:27 PM, by ~INDYGIRL

    The crazy thing about diabetes is that people believe it is so complicated that they need pamphlets and guides to count their foods. Let me give you the most simple way to figure out your proteins, carbs, and fats: 1 protein exchange is 7 grams of protein 1 carbohydrate exchan... Read more

  • New start

    2/2/2020 10:30:49 PM, by MARY-JANE5

    Today was a new start to a long many failed attempts to become a healthy human and better me. I weight currently 248lb and I have an body fat ratio of 50.9% putting my body in the morbidity obesity category and it scares me with my family medical history and my on going medical problems. So I hav... Read more

  • it's sunday

    2/2/2020 2:05:11 PM, by MOMMY445

    a mild and snowy day here today. my daughter says hi to everyone. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! i picked up a few new salads to try this week when i went grocery shopping a while ago. i will do an exercise dvd later on, after dinner. have an amazing day, everyone!... Read more

  • it's saturday

    2/1/2020 2:21:55 PM, by MOMMY445

    a day to take it easy here today. my daughter says hi and she likes her new teachers. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! Have a terrific day, everyone and a great weekend!... Read more

  • it's thursday

    1/30/2020 2:42:12 PM, by MOMMY445

    i got caught up on some housework today. now i am just relaxing. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • When I Want To Avoid Eating... And Things To Look Forward To On Your Journey...

    1/29/2020 10:49:50 PM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Tonight I think I’m starving to death. I may just waste away. That’s what my mind is telling me. It isn’t true hunger or I would go into the kitchen and fix a healthy snack with protein, complex carbs, and plant fat. Since I know it is head hunger, emotions etc, I’m avoiding the kitchen. A... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    1/29/2020 4:26:44 PM, by MOMMY445

    I am having a great day so far. my daughter is taking it easy until her next semester at school starts tomorrow. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Series on Diabetes and Weight Loss Blog 1- Understanding Diabetes and Insulin Resistance

    1/29/2020 11:51:41 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Have you been told you’re borderline or diabetic? Really, borderline means insulin resistant. Let me explain what diabetes actually is and what insulin resistance actually is. Diabetes- the pancreas does not produce enough insulin and possibly you might be insulin resistant. In... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    1/28/2020 1:04:39 PM, by MOMMY445

    a new day is well underway, i am really enjoying the program i am in to help with my anxiety and depression. my daughter had her last final exam yesterday morning. she starts the second semester this thursday. she is looking forward to continuing to learn and the variety of courses she will be takin... Read more

  • Real Food is Good For You! It’s our thoughts that are crazy!

    1/25/2020 5:04:07 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Real food is good for us! It runs our bodies! It energizes us and makes us able to go through our busy days. Our thoughts, our relationships with food are the issue. We often use food to comfort, soothe, suppress, be a companion or form of entertainment. Food has been a nurturing... Read more

  • Skeeball Time

    1/24/2020 10:22:44 PM, by POEDAUGHTER7

    Skeeball Time Awww Yeah!... Read more