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  • First night back at the gym

    1/26/2015 8:21:44 PM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    I decided that I would wait until Thursday to begin the Zumba class. Thursday night classes are 45 minutes, and Monday nights is an hour. I wan... Read more

  • Hmmmm....

    1/26/2015 6:44:08 PM, by TEXASHSMOMOF3

    I'm not sure if anyone reads these, and that's ok. Sometimes it's fun just to scroll through and see what other people's lives are like. It's j... Read more

  • Looking for an accountability friend(s)

    1/26/2015 5:16:03 PM, by DAWN220

    I have been reading a book called "The Girl Friend Diet" (?). This may be off a little. Anyway it talks about having someone to be accountable ... Read more

  • But is it rocket science?

    1/26/2015 5:07:25 PM, by TIKITAMI

    Last week I got to listen to a bunch of interesting comments from people. None of them got me down, really it just made me shake my head at wh... Read more

  • 210 by 2/10

    1/26/2015 4:23:03 PM, by BEINGERIN

    With my months long plateau finally broken...I am setting a bit of a stretch goal. I want to see if I can get to 210 lbs by 2/10, two weeks ... Read more

  • Handling Stress

    1/26/2015 4:12:11 PM, by CRYSTAL0167

    I'm pretty sure that stressful days are put in our lives to remind us to enjoy when things are going well. My husband has been battling rec... Read more

  • Hey everyone

    1/26/2015 2:52:16 PM, by MRSRODKEY

    I'm new to this site and looking to meet new friends " I hope this site and the wonderful people on here can help me with my weight loss journey"... Read more

  • the battle with my mind

    1/26/2015 12:10:00 PM, by KAREN1852

    well its the end of my week two on sp. I have had many battles with my mind. this past week I have learned by weighing myself a few times a day t... Read more

  • Measures for January 25 to 31

    1/26/2015 11:17:12 AM, by CUDDLEPUDDLE

    Last week was a challenge. No matter how hard I tried, I couldn't get it together. The weather has been great but its included achy brain and sli... Read more

  • Great Article

    1/26/2015 11:14:47 AM, by JUNESHOPE

    I found this article to be surprisingly helpful. https://www.yahoo.com/he
    mmer-108487717653.html ... Read more

  • New adventures are exciting!

    1/26/2015 10:28:40 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    I can't begin to tell you how excited I am about having joined the Y. I am really and truly excited! So much so, in fact, that I told Plex I wa... Read more

  • Mantra Speaking, Stress Busting Machine

    1/26/2015 7:42:38 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Almost a week of being back on track is complete. Today is my final day. I feel resolved to stay on track...it's too hard to get back on after ... Read more

  • Wa Wa Water Girl No More Diet Coke

    1/26/2015 1:28:05 AM, by ALORA2GO

    I have to admit, giving up Diet Coke has not been easy. Then trying to do my 8-8 glasses of water was annoying. I tried the pintrest fruit wate... Read more

  • Been gone for a while, but came back feeling pretty good

    1/26/2015 12:35:17 AM, by SKELLEY3440

    Ok, my mother knows I've been trying to lose weight and she knows that I've been using SparkPeople to do it and have lost over 20 lbs so far. I'v... Read more

  • New to this

    1/25/2015 11:49:50 PM, by MANDIV27

    So I don't even really know what a blog is- please bare with me and feel free to tell me if I'm on the right path. I was hoping this would just ... Read more

  • Three year health check, great numbers!

    1/25/2015 10:42:01 PM, by WEWRTFO

    The benefits we all gain from good nutrition and fitness is really important regarding our own health. This past Friday I had my first physical s... Read more

  • Welp, I did it

    1/25/2015 7:37:56 PM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    Two blogs in a single day! Holy moly! I did what I said I was going to do. I went to the local Y and checked it out today with Plex. We ... Read more

  • I'm still trying

    1/25/2015 7:07:33 PM, by JUDY_GIRL1969

    I know exactly what I need to do to lose weight and get fit. What I don't know is how to make myself do it. I do exercise, some, though not nearl... Read more

  • Where to start

    1/25/2015 6:15:15 PM, by SJCAMP70

    I eat as healthy as I can, but healthy food is not always bought for the house and I don't have control over that. I am thinking about buying som... Read more

  • Where to start

    1/25/2015 6:15:14 PM, by SJCAMP70

    I eat as healthy as I can, but healthy food is not always bought for the house and I don't have control over that. I am thinking about buying som... Read more

  • So, What's the Plan, Chief?

    1/25/2015 2:00:33 PM, by WANNADREAM

    OK, so now I have the desire to make positive changes in my life. What now? I read the research, bought the books, signed up for the programs, ... Read more

  • I'm up, might as well hike

    1/25/2015 1:37:36 PM, by TIKITAMI

    Could not sleep last night, too much on my mind so I ended up getting up at 4:30. It wasn't too bad, I got some nice quiet time and I do love ... Read more

  • Not necessarily a weight loss blog

    1/25/2015 10:41:03 AM, by HEYITSLISA

    My husband is in the kitchen frying bacon and eggs and potatoes. He read some where years ago that food made at home is better for you than eatin... Read more

  • week 2

    1/25/2015 10:04:12 AM, by TICKTOLK

    Well another week down. After a tough week managed to meet my target of 2 pounds midweek after a tough day at Work went Home cravening junk and n... Read more

  • . The Flower in My Cap .

    1/25/2015 9:58:10 AM, by SHAWNGIGI

    I haven't weighed myself of over six months, but for no noble reason. My scale has been packed in a box and I simply haven't had the time to pull... Read more

  • Data Collection, Day 25.

    1/25/2015 9:45:23 AM, by MRSKATEDUVALL

    This week I am starting a new project. As I sparked today, a theme of tracking and data collection came up. The fir... Read more

  • Week 2 complete

    1/25/2015 9:27:55 AM, by WAYSOFGRACE

    Week 2 of the 5% Winter Challenge has come to and end. How'd I do? I lost .8 pounds. I'll take that thank you very much. So far that is 3... Read more

  • 3.5 pounds less of me!

    1/25/2015 8:53:46 AM, by KYME2014

    I weighed in at weight watchers yesterday and have lost 3.5 more this week for a total of 23 pounds! That's almost SIX (4 lb) bags of sugar! That... Read more

  • Good Saturday

    1/25/2015 8:40:43 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    We had a nice day out yesterday. I still need to get the kabob sticks and fruit. We did get some cute football bowls and chips and salsa at the... Read more

  • Day 10

    1/25/2015 8:34:59 AM, by TESSDRIVERA

    Sorry I have not been on in a few days,, Family drama.. but that is all fixed now,, so I am feeling better about things today,, I will feel bette... Read more

  • Counting the produce on day 24

    1/24/2015 11:28:47 PM, by MRSKATEDUVALL

    #small changes action plan was to get at least 5 produce in and tracked. I think I can top that. breakfast- spinach, mango, orange juice ... Read more

  • Wk 198 Weigh In

    1/24/2015 9:50:10 PM, by KING_SLAYER

    Another week has come and gone, it sure seems like this month has been flying by. Once again I was having a good week, until I hit the mid week s... Read more

  • RESTART!!!

    1/24/2015 8:51:29 PM, by TEXASHSMOMOF3

    Ok - so I tried this a couple of years ago, and my weight yo-yo'd for a while. I never took the time to actually get online and use this site for... Read more

  • Transition, Growth, and Renewal...

    1/24/2015 4:03:49 PM, by IMIN2GENES

    One of my goals for 2015 is to be less stressed and more grateful. I'm a perpetual optimist, so I don't have to worry about that too much... <... Read more

  • Day 24.. Hooray!

    1/24/2015 12:16:41 PM, by MRSKATEDUVALL

    19 years ago I gave birth to my princess. Celebrating this will have to wait until next weekend due to payday and other commitments. I envision... Read more

  • Gearing Up For Superbowl Sunday

    1/24/2015 10:36:32 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    I've spent the morning just cruising from one thing to the next on my phone and then the computer...looking through e-mails...loading digital cou... Read more

  • Taking Care in 2015

    1/24/2015 5:10:55 AM, by SHIRLANGEL

    I realize the last time I wrote a blog I was low carb again but I am not now so I should update things for this year. Okay so the plan I'm worki... Read more

  • Over three years later, I'm back.

    1/24/2015 2:20:56 AM, by JONESIEGIRL

    Well, I gained all of my weight back. All fifty pounds...and then some. :( But I'm determined to get back to where I was. I joined a gym a wee... Read more

  • Phone Woes - Over!

    1/23/2015 9:23:30 PM, by COMPUCATHY

    Today was another "stellar" work day. Coming off a day off...to 45 voice mails...give me a break. Gotta love that phone. If it wasn't for the ... Read more

  • Germs, progress and putting myself first

    1/23/2015 8:34:36 PM, by WILDFLOWERMA

    In the interest of perpetuating a blogging habit, I'm putting my thoughts out there in the current form - disjointed, off-balance and possibly ti... Read more

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