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  • Warrior? Or Non-Warrior?

    10/21/2014 1:26:52 PM, by JPONCIN

    This morning I dragged my sorry self that has been fighting a cold for the past 4 days, and has a migraine, to the gym for training. I got a half... Read more

  • busy week

    10/21/2014 11:27:40 AM, by XBREW88

    I'm feeling tired today! I have a lot on my mind, one good thing is I did get a work out in this AM so that's one less thing but still have a bus... Read more

  • Making plans and puppy issues

    10/21/2014 10:00:42 AM, by MAMABEAR372

    I am gearing up to make a grocery list and meal list for the next two weeks. I am trying to be more strict on my carb intake and water intake. ... Read more

  • Workout - Week 6 - Day 1 - Warrior Class

    10/21/2014 12:02:52 AM, by SUN66SHINE

    Well, my wonderful SP friends and family, the most amazing thing happened today. A co-worker walked up to me and said, "I noticed that what you'r... Read more

  • Still trying to figure things out

    10/20/2014 11:47:50 PM, by SKELLEY3440

    Well amazingly I have managed to lose A pound even without being able to go to the gym. I'm kind of proud of that, wishing it was more, but under... Read more

  • 1 year challenge

    10/20/2014 10:26:25 PM, by MSEMBERSTORM

    Well here I am back again. I am determined to make this next year my year. No I am not starting on January 1 or waiting for a Sunday or anythin... Read more

  • There IS a Glass

    10/20/2014 9:24:35 PM, by ITSMATT

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  • Better Today

    10/20/2014 8:16:45 PM, by VICKYSBD

    I have been staying on-plan today. A little behind on my water intake--wondering if I can really drink 100 fl. oz. every day...?--but eating has... Read more

  • Metformin

    10/20/2014 6:05:44 PM, by TRACY6659

    Well it was interesting. I started the Metformin on Tuesday afternoon and I swear it almost killed me! I had extremely torn up tummy everyday t... Read more

  • Strangeness

    10/20/2014 5:32:44 PM, by GO_VEGGIE

    I re-joined an online mental illness support group today. It's been years since I last posted there. It was like going back in time and yet it wa... Read more

  • Monday

    10/20/2014 3:52:08 PM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    rainy yuck and COLD...and i FLATLY refuse to turn on the heat. yesterday it snowed and it was so pretty..why cant it snow now???instead of yucky ... Read more

  • Week 2

    10/20/2014 12:42:28 PM, by XBREW88

    I knew week 2 would not be as good as week one but feel like I lost more than 3 lbs, I'm pretty sure I need a new scale. Don't get me wrong I'm H... Read more

  • My favorite (picture posted)

    10/20/2014 11:30:37 AM, by JUNESHOPE

    This is my favorite type of Christmas tree. I'm going to try to manipulate a fake tree to look like this one, since I can't find any artificial ... Read more

  • Sabatoge

    10/20/2014 9:48:46 AM, by IWANT2DOTHIS1X

    I don't know what gets in my way. For the past 6 months I have been stuck. I have a few days of mojo, but then slide back again. I have been main... Read more

  • Monday Madness

    10/20/2014 9:32:18 AM, by MAMABEAR372

    I slept amazing last night, hit the snooze a couple times this morning wishing I could just sleep because it felt so good! But ... had to get up... Read more

  • Monday Mind Dump

    10/20/2014 9:23:08 AM, by CWILSON88

    Mondays can be hard sometimes...I couldn't get up. The knee was really mad at me for being on it so much yesterday and I have a sugar hangover...... Read more

  • What I would do with an extra hour

    10/20/2014 9:19:50 AM, by 1CORINTHIANS

    Get more work done around the home. With 2 toddlers, my time is all wrapped in them and getting food prepped and cleanup.... Read more

  • Having my cake, and eating it too.

    10/20/2014 1:00:29 AM, by SO_WORTH_IT

    Over the weekend I made a coffee cake that was "to die for". I allowed myself a piece of it, and then one more, and another...and I thought to m... Read more

  • I'M SORRY!!!

    10/19/2014 10:06:02 PM, by EHLIFESSHORT

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  • Stalled

    10/19/2014 9:51:01 PM, by VICKYSBD

    I have not been doing as well with my eating plan the past few days, and the weight loss has definitely stalled. I am not drinking enough water,... Read more

  • I'm gonna POP!

    10/19/2014 9:47:31 PM, by JUNESHOPE

    This blog has nothing to do with weight-loss.. Well, maybe it does in a round about way. I'm so excited for Chris... Read more

  • Change

    10/19/2014 9:20:29 PM, by ITSMATT

    Weight loss is hard. Very hard. It is hard because it requires changing how we think. It requires us to make choices that are contrary..... Read more

  • Back on Spark People

    10/19/2014 8:54:42 PM, by CHERYL14062

    A few years ago I walked away from Spark People, I walked away from exercising, I walked away from eating healthy, I walked away from me.......I ... Read more

  • happy sunday!

    10/19/2014 6:34:50 PM, by XBREW88

    so i have found something that will mess up all my work. sundays.... i can't get my water in and hardly any food being eaten today. today is not ... Read more

  • Depression

    10/19/2014 6:19:25 PM, by SANDI92167

    Depression is kicking my butt today. The kids have started packing and moving their stuff. I know I should be happy, but the babies and my dau... Read more

  • 80 pounds gone

    10/19/2014 5:31:29 PM, by TIKITAMI

    I love when a plateau ends and you get this amazing free fall of weight. It's the reward for hanging in there! Today I hit the 220s and h... Read more

  • how do you start over?

    10/19/2014 3:39:05 PM, by YUMES_HUMAN

    Well here i am starting over once again? The difference is this time it wasn't due to some failure on my part. The failure belongs to my body. ... Read more

  • Lost my mojo for a little while.....kind of

    10/19/2014 1:57:46 PM, by GIZMOLUVSME

    While I didnt give up nearly completely the last couple of months, I definitely did not have the enthusiasm that I have had in the past. The sca... Read more

  • Week 1 Update: 5 pounds down, but mixed success overall

    10/19/2014 12:39:08 PM, by TACOMALO

    Week 1 Update Weight: 274.6 lbs (down 5.4 lbs) Waist: 47.75" (down .25") Neck: 17" Body Fat: 35.3% First week down, and it was a sh... Read more

  • If you like it then you should write a blog about it

    10/19/2014 10:51:50 AM, by HEYITSLISA

    I really do try to be a positive person. I avoid writing blogs when I'm in a "down" mood. I mean really, everyone has their own trials and tribul... Read more

  • My goal to accomplish this week

    10/19/2014 9:09:05 AM, by TAMMYRENEED

    my goal is to consistently exercise at least 10 minutes each day this week. In addition I would like to get to the gym and strength train at leas... Read more

  • Budding vegan!

    10/19/2014 7:16:00 AM, by GO_VEGGIE

    I've been reading posts on the veg'n team and doing some google research about the many benefits of veganism. I'm a vegetarian currently for nea... Read more

  • Brag!!!

    10/19/2014 12:30:33 AM, by EHLIFESSHORT

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  • Reaching my first BIG goal

    10/18/2014 11:18:07 PM, by LBOLLING2

    I like most people on a weight loss journey have done this whole diet and exercise thing a few times, okay more than a few times. I usually start... Read more

  • Inertia

    10/18/2014 6:47:18 PM, by ITSMATT

    Newton's First Law states something along the lines that "an object not subject to any net external force moves at a constant velocity. " O... Read more

  • Wk 184 Weigh In

    10/18/2014 6:02:53 PM, by KING_SLAYER

    It's been 21 weeks since my last blog post, 21 weeks, damn. What I intended to be a relatively short break away from Spark turned into all of Sum... Read more

  • UGH!

    10/18/2014 12:03:11 PM, by XBREW88

    I'm so bummed, I was running late this AM and totally forgot my activity tracker, I'm just working so not much moving but still I wanted every st... Read more

  • OMGoodness!!!!

    10/18/2014 10:47:18 AM, by JUNESHOPE

    I FINALLY GOT INTO THE 240'S!!!!!! I graduated into the next level of the 40's... then... Read more

  • 3 weeks

    10/18/2014 10:28:59 AM, by FATFREE2015

    Third week done. Lost 2 lbs more. I feel great :). I still have NOT lifted so much as one dumbbell. I really need to get started with that. ... Read more

  • Redux

    10/18/2014 10:21:17 AM, by ITSMATT

    Greetings SparkPeeps! Here's the thing - and I've written so much about this in the past - losing weight is hard. But not nearly as har... Read more

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