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  • The Stress Factor

    10/21/2014 9:50:08 PM, by JOYFUL62

    This month I have found myself in a battle with the stress factor once again. This seems to be the single biggest challenge I face in my struggl... Read more

  • Treadmill Desk Part 1

    10/21/2014 9:48:26 PM, by ITSMATT

    As I mentioned in a my blog post dated 18 October 2014, entitled "Redux", I'm going to have an opportunity to work some from home, approximately ... Read more

  • What MLH148 Didn't Tell You

    10/21/2014 9:47:34 PM, by MARIANNMC

    My sister MLH148 wrote an AWESOME blog about her weekend visit to Kansas City for the Waddell and Reed Marathon: "The Injustice of 'Just.'" If y... Read more

  • day 2, 3

    10/21/2014 9:45:27 PM, by KATH_MANDU

    day two was amazing. I have been praying a lot for the grace to limit my food intake and I must say it is getting noticeably easier to stop eatin... Read more

  • friends

    10/21/2014 9:45:09 PM, by LINDAM.1

    Joy for Me a friend will be moving from Colorado back to Portland area. HAZZAHA... Read more

  • Falling asleep

    10/21/2014 9:44:49 PM, by VEG954

    Have had another busy day with the family. Now I know why we have children when we are young. I feel really old and tired after trying to kee... Read more

  • Dads Dr apointment

    10/21/2014 9:43:22 PM, by HEALTHY4ME

    First off I too got an ad, but when I made it small enough was able to click it off and get to the videos. oh well. So dads dr appointment was... Read more

  • Clothes sorted out

    10/21/2014 9:42:35 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Well, got my clothes sorted out and I hardly have any clothes left. I had so far 5 shirts and 5 pants. I will add more when I do laundry. At leas... Read more

  • LCW

    10/21/2014 9:41:36 PM, by MCFITZ2

    Last chance workout 90 min Arc trainer and 90 min. Dare to Lose workout with trainer. Very tired. Endoscopy tomorrow morning. Will be a rest... Read more

  • 24 days and counting

    10/21/2014 9:40:35 PM, by SASSYLJB

    24 days and counting, it is hard to get all things in during the day. ... Read more

  • mindful behaviors

    10/21/2014 9:40:31 PM, by IMREITE

    did not to the greatest today. I got impatient and frustrated too quickly today. Tomorrow i get done early so i fan do a couple things i have bee... Read more

  • Food Pusher

    10/21/2014 9:37:45 PM, by ARMOMMI2

    Ok. I admit it. I'm the food pusher. Growing up in an immigrant Italian family, food was everything. And everything was about food. ... Read more

  • level up!

    10/21/2014 9:36:04 PM, by CHRIS3874

    Gee that feels too video gamey for me but I noticed that they added extra levels (BUT NO CLOSE SPACING like they had pre 100 thousand points) .... Read more

  • Fitness and Inspiration

    10/21/2014 9:35:10 PM, by APROMISE4ME

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  • Day 9 by the skin of my teeth...

    10/21/2014 9:34:59 PM, by SHAWFAN

    I did make it through today without cheating and with the minimum of exercise. Didn't make it to the gym because I had to give my dh some moral ... Read more

  • fasting for blood test

    10/21/2014 9:33:57 PM, by MM11113

    I had a 1:30 appointment today and every time I go, they want to draw blood and I have to fast. So, I didn't eat all day, and they did not do a ... Read more

  • Fat girl at the gym

    10/21/2014 9:32:13 PM, by ECCAMPBE

    I took my first cardio kickboxing class and it kicked my butt. I was the fat girl in the back trying to avoid looking in the mirror at myself as ... Read more

  • Rainy day blues!

    10/21/2014 9:30:05 PM, by KEEPITUP62

    I really do hate rainy days and today was just plain miserable outside. It rained all day , was damp and cold. So instead of being down on t... Read more

  • Daily Inspirational Message

    10/21/2014 9:23:38 PM, by BEAR128

    However mean your life is, meet it and live it; do not shun it and call it hard names. It is not so bad as you are. It looks poorest when you are... Read more

  • A little vulnerable to stress?

    10/21/2014 9:18:21 PM, by WILDOLIVE1

    One thing that I know often leads me back to over eating and choosing the ... Read more


    10/21/2014 9:18:03 PM, by MEWHENRYSMAMA

    Change your thoughts & you change your world ~Norman Vincent Peale... Read more

  • 3 good things

    10/21/2014 9:18:03 PM, by BACCAGIRL

    In the last week a few good things have happened: a friend said yes to my invitation for the upcoming weekend, I attended a great all day rally o... Read more

  • 13 days in a row

    10/21/2014 9:08:30 PM, by CHARLETBILLINGS

    Today was a great day. I didn't eat my veggies or fruits today. I still did will in every other category and I am still sticking to my plan. I re... Read more

  • Beck Diet Solution, Day 3

    10/21/2014 9:08:02 PM, by JUSTCONFUZZLED

    Day three is all about eating sitting down. My first thought was that I tend to always sit eating down.. I used to grab a handful of chips or ca... Read more

  • 10 lb weight loss buuuuuuuddy applications!

    10/21/2014 9:01:40 PM, by TRACKGAL13

    Jk....no applications. But I would love another Sparker to team up with me and lose a combined 20 lbs+ by the middle of December. We can dooooooo... Read more

  • Started on The Super Shred diet today!

    10/21/2014 9:01:33 PM, by BIKINIBOD4ME

    I have decided to do the Super Shred diet and downloaded it to my Kindle app on my tablet this weekend. Was all set to start yesterday. As a matt... Read more

  • Try to match behavior with words

    10/21/2014 8:57:13 PM, by LANCER1984

    The past couple of months I have talking the talk but not walking it, For the past two weeks I have started to match words with deeds. Some day... Read more

  • Spark Friends Are Great For...

    10/21/2014 8:56:04 PM, by STEPH-KNEE

    Giving you new perspective! My awesome Spark Friend Marilyn (AMarilynH) had brought something to my attention. She asked me to take one of my bef... Read more

  • Best Dr visit ever!

    10/21/2014 8:47:50 PM, by CATTUTT

    As usual my endo left me waiting for over half an hour. When she did come in, though, she was saying "CONGRATULATIONS!" as she opened the door. ... Read more

  • Tough Spa Activity

    10/21/2014 8:45:28 PM, by CARELLIGIRL

    For a team spa activity this week I am supposed to make a list of things I like about myself. This is hard because it feels weird to me, but her... Read more

  • How does your state rate in Long Term Care

    10/21/2014 8:44:16 PM, by CTUPTON

    of-long-term-care I love in CT and ... Read more

  • Future workout plans

    10/21/2014 8:42:22 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    My brother and I are meeting at the gym tomorrow to sign up together. We have already agreed on a tentative schedule to workout 3x a week. I ho... Read more

  • Took to long of a break

    10/21/2014 8:39:18 PM, by KELLYF87

    I honestly can not remember the last time I logged on to The Spark. It probably has been a year or two. In that time I have put on a lot of weigh... Read more

  • Day 2 of son with pink eye

    10/21/2014 8:38:00 PM, by JAMBABY0

    So he went to school with his note and he said it really wasn't bothering him (I was concerned). One teacher asked why he was in school because h... Read more

  • Hypertension

    10/21/2014 8:36:13 PM, by PASTOR_HEATHER

    My husband was recently told by his doctor that he needs to monitor his blood pressure. We've taken it a couple of times and it is definitely in ... Read more

  • Conquering this stress candy eating!

    10/21/2014 8:35:57 PM, by CAREBEAR635

    I have a co-worker who is keeping big containers of candy on his desk. It makes him popular! I found myself stopping in there, and munching on ... Read more

  • One the road again!

    10/21/2014 8:34:24 PM, by MSBEKANATOR

    I had my follow up appointment with the surgeon yesterday. He was very pleased with my progress, and said I could resume my regular activities...... Read more

  • Good times ahead!

    10/21/2014 8:31:02 PM, by CASSIOEPIA

    Fitness: Yesterday's step count was 11016 (yay for two days in a row over 10,000 steps). Today I completed a two mile walk this morning before... Read more

  • Week 3 - Day 2

    10/21/2014 8:30:34 PM, by CWESTMORE

    I am very excited about my workout today. On the treadmill I ran 3 miles in 33 minutes. A pace of 11 minutes. This is great! My body feels fi... Read more

  • Reaching goals

    10/21/2014 8:28:48 PM, by JENNBECK831

    October step goal: 10,000 steps a day - 21 days strong! Staying off the scales until weigh-in Wednesday ... Read more

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