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  • April is over. Time for May.

    5/2/2016 10:54:38 PM, by CRAZYWRITER

    April did not go as intended. I stuck with my program for about 2 weeks before life happened and I got a bit distracted. I managed to lose 5 poun... Read more

  • Just starting

    5/2/2016 9:28:48 PM, by VPELZER

    Today I downloaded this app. I decided today I would eat normally to see how many cal. I consumed and I was over 400 :( tomorrow will be better d... Read more

  • April 21st ~ variety

    4/21/2016 11:18:12 PM, by CRAZYWRITER

    Today is day 37 of working out. Sparkpeople suggests adding variety to your workout. For the first 30 days I came to the gym and walked on ... Read more

  • Still loving my Alta

    4/20/2016 10:16:36 AM, by WILLITWORK1

    So today I'm starting cleaning the house at 3,845 steps. Since today involves deep cleaning it will be interesting to see how many steps I gathe... Read more

  • Month 1 Progress Report

    4/17/2016 10:14:39 AM, by READINGGAL

    I am so happy and excited to be doing this! It has really changed my life around. A month ago I was struggling with depression and didn't leave t... Read more

  • Support & Dedication

    4/12/2016 3:13:29 PM, by READINGGAL

    Support is getting up at 6:30 every morning to exercise with dear hubby before he goes to work. Dedication is getting up at 5:30 this morning (be... Read more

  • April 11th ~ Goals

    4/11/2016 12:25:41 PM, by CRAZYWRITER

    Hey Sparks. I've talked about goals but I have really only done my short term goals. So I'm gonna list at all my goals here in this post. ... Read more

  • April 10th ~ Noticing

    4/10/2016 11:28:04 PM, by CRAZYWRITER

    So Today logs day 26 at the gym. Some crazy awesome things have happened in the past three week (two more days till 4). The biggest thing is... Read more

  • New Mini Goal

    4/9/2016 9:48:29 AM, by READINGGAL

    I met my mini goal yesterday of weighing less than my physical last November. Now my new mini goal is weighing less on my birthday than I did on ... Read more

  • April 8th ~ Mirror Mirror

    4/8/2016 4:33:06 PM, by CRAZYWRITER

    There is a mirror at my apartment gym, (actually there are tons of them) but there is one, right next to the treadmill I use everyday. So everyda... Read more

  • These are a Few of My Difficult Things

    4/8/2016 1:07:49 PM, by READINGGAL

    Today as I return to the weight I was at my physical last November, I'm reminded of the things I noted back then that were pushing me toward this... Read more

  • Week 2 of Fitbit

    4/7/2016 6:38:41 AM, by WILLITWORK1

    This is a handy little toy. It cheers me on during the day-like,"Give me 146 more steps!" Plus I've gone over the 10k steps per day. Down a coup... Read more

  • April 6th ~ Streaks

    4/6/2016 11:43:19 PM, by CRAZYWRITER

    Today was my 22 day at the gym and 22 day logging in to sparks people. I'm holding on to this number like its a liferaft. I set a huge goal... Read more

  • There are no easy ways

    4/6/2016 8:03:57 AM, by MCOLE8

    I'm 50 and have bn on a lot of different diets and programs some have worked for a while but then I end up gaining it back and more so much more ... Read more

  • New Kittens

    4/5/2016 11:41:10 PM, by STORMYZCAT

    This pretty little Mamma Cat showed up at my house be... Read more

  • Not Perfect

    4/5/2016 11:06:49 AM, by READINGGAL

    Yesterday I reached all 8 of my goals!!! In 20 days, I have done this only 3 times. Today I'm going to be over on Sodium. I recently read a SP mo... Read more

  • April 3rd

    4/4/2016 11:54:10 PM, by CRAZYWRITER

    Today brought a sickness with it that I just couldn't shake. Stuffy nose and sore throat kept me in bed until I went to work. I'm not mad at myse... Read more

  • Hourly Stairs

    4/3/2016 7:50:35 PM, by READINGGAL

    My new goal is working. In a previous blog I mentioned an idea I got from a SP article about Active Couch Potato. I've been trying to set my phon... Read more

  • April 2nd

    4/2/2016 11:55:29 PM, by CRAZYWRITER

    So I did a precentage on yesterday and I reached my goals 56.25% of the way. For Day One I'm really excited about this. Today I woke up and ... Read more

  • Ten years

    4/2/2016 3:22:48 PM, by DEPOTMODE

    (I keep hearing Jeremy Piven in my head, when he's driving John Cusack around in Grosse Pointe Blank: "Ten years. Ten years! TEN. YEARS. Teeeeeee... Read more

  • Running in the rain

    4/2/2016 8:30:26 AM, by WILLITWORK1

    Or at least in the spitting mist. My Fitbit is a joy! ... Read more

  • April 1st

    4/1/2016 11:51:24 PM, by CRAZYWRITER

    Today included an impromptu dance party grocery shopping three breakdowns delicious food and the Cupid shuffle on my treadmill. My day start... Read more

  • Couch Potato

    4/1/2016 12:20:47 PM, by READINGGAL

    I've been motivated by this Spark article, Are You an Active Couch Potato? www.sparkpeople.com/reso
    urce/wellness_ articles.asp?id=2... Read more

  • April Goals

    3/31/2016 11:55:33 PM, by CRAZYWRITER

    Hello Sparks people, I've talked about my weight loss everast and my reasons for needing to climb. Now its time to start getting there. Tomo... Read more

  • Thursday

    3/31/2016 8:59:18 AM, by WILLITWORK1

    Tracked 15k steps by jogging and later mowing. Know that today is work-lots of sitting but some wandering around as well. Acting with willingnes... Read more

  • My Journey as of TODAY...

    3/29/2016 11:26:53 AM, by KEYKEY35

    My journey now is more positive because I have that support and motivation...I have lost 2 pounds and I have just really started putting my all i... Read more

  • Bought a Fitbit!

    3/29/2016 7:48:40 AM, by WILLITWORK1

    Yesterday I got an Alta at the mall-believe in shopping locally-it's pretty cool even for a geek less soul. It reads my text messages and tells m... Read more

  • Flawed and Fifty

    3/28/2016 9:25:05 PM, by STORMYZCAT

    As much as I have been in denial about turning 50, it... Read more

  • 21-Day New Member Challenge

    3/27/2016 9:36:32 AM, by READINGGAL

    Today's challenge is to make a Blog entry ... so here it is. I wanted to do a challenge that wasn't too tasking on my program this close to the b... Read more

  • Easter 2016

    3/27/2016 9:32:33 AM, by DOCTOR_J

    Continuing to be patient and enjoying doing the program with my wife.... Read more

  • Week one ~ Reasons continued

    3/26/2016 6:21:57 PM, by CRAZYWRITER

    Early I was talking about the reasons why I gained the weight. Now I want to talk about why I want to lose it and why now. I was most recen... Read more

  • B. E. S. Tribe on Fire

    3/25/2016 7:53:00 PM, by READINGGAL

    Today my daughter and I set up a private team for our family. We had so much fun that tears even came from laughing so hard. I am so happy the ot... Read more

  • Food Journal Is a Must

    3/25/2016 11:52:23 AM, by KEYKEY35

    A food journal is a must from now on for me...I am just starting Spark for the 3rd time but I didn't succeed and I am realizing journaling my foo... Read more

  • Day 2

    3/25/2016 7:31:45 AM, by WILLITWORK1

    Day 2... Read more

  • Kill Two Goals with One Decision

    3/24/2016 7:30:52 PM, by READINGGAL

    My little victory for today - I've been trying to get 5 servings of fruits and vegetables. I realized what I planned for dinner, Ham and Cheese Q... Read more

  • Never far

    3/23/2016 9:29:46 PM, by WILLITWORK1

    I'm never far from Spark Still holding on to my initial weight loss and still needing to get back to heading down the road to success!... Read more

  • Easter

    3/29/2016 5:57:48 PM, by AJAMOOR3

    O mannn. So I really bummed put for Easter I am up 2 pou D's and I know it's all I that stupid Ham I ate. I mean I was just going in on all the ... Read more

  • Sluggish

    3/30/2016 4:31:31 PM, by AJAMOOR3

    So it seems as though once I begin to diet and exercise my energy level decreases. I drink water and eat the foods that I am suppose to but I se... Read more

  • Ready Set Go

    4/1/2016 10:41:28 AM, by AJAMOOR3

    No time to play as each day passes there goes the tim... Read more

  • Right time to exercise

    3/28/2016 8:42:44 PM, by CHOCHI08

    I just started today, and did my first 15mins on my gazelle glider. Whoop whoop!! Question....when is the optimal time to exercise? In morning... Read more

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