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  • It's Okay to Brag Sometimes!

    10/14/2014 9:39:54 AM, by COUCH2ROAD_LIZ

    We all come to Sparkpeople.com for the same reasons. Support, sharing our experiences, weight loss, and to improve our overall health through mot... Read more

  • Week 1 End and Beginning of Week 2 - CLX and Combat

    10/14/2014 9:32:31 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    What a great weekend! Friday night I ended up just relaxing with the hubby instead of trying to get in a bonus workout. I was tired. But ... Read more

  • Horrible weekend

    10/14/2014 8:31:52 AM, by KODIAK13

    First, I REALLY suck at stress. Stress is a big trigger for me to go to the sugar and fat. Good news though is after this weekend I have learne... Read more

  • saw nutritionist end of week one

    10/14/2014 8:01:55 AM, by NEWMENY

    gained weight since last weigh-in but upped activity to almost daily and feel more energetic--battle not to self judge--power of number daunting-... Read more

  • rearranging the house

    10/14/2014 7:01:24 AM, by PMRUNNER

    So, while I was gone for 5 days in Panama, my DW was home scheming on how to rearrange the house. We have a 4BR and had the girls doubled up in ... Read more

  • Those pesky comments (major vent)

    10/14/2014 3:29:46 AM, by BUBBLEJ1

    You all know the ones. You start exercising and eating right and people comment. They are almost always negative. "Why would you wanna do t... Read more

  • Monday 10/13/14

    10/13/2014 10:19:11 PM, by FRECKS96

    Today was a good day. I ate fairly well, got in a good workout and met up with a friend and her daughter for a play date/chat session. The girls ... Read more

  • Energy has leveled off but wishes that it was higher

    10/13/2014 9:40:31 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    My energy has gone up and leveled up but wishes that it was higher. I have a lot to do before we go to Ohio (whenever that will be). I have done... Read more

  • Meal Prep

    10/13/2014 5:16:37 PM, by LEMONMOUSE

    Okay so today I decided to buy a few food storage containers and do a little meal prepping. I bought ground turkey, frozen veggies and coo... Read more

  • Day 11 of 100 & Random Pictures (warning: spider)

    10/13/2014 3:16:29 PM, by APONI_KB

    Day 11 is about thinking of food as fuel. It seems simple on paper. I've thought about why I'm eating when I'm eating and whether or not I'm actu... Read more

  • Monday

    10/13/2014 1:09:44 PM, by COOP9002

    it is a wet and yucky day here in mid-Mo. the rains just keep coming down on our already saturated ground. at least the rec center was available ... Read more

  • Took some time off....

    10/13/2014 12:48:42 PM, by JAMIRBLAZE

    Last week, I was done. I was beyond burnt out. I was really tired, worn down, not motivated and over it. I just wanted to lay in bed and read ... Read more

  • I have found the PERFECT breakfast!

    10/13/2014 9:18:54 AM, by COUCH2ROAD_LIZ

    I needed to find the perfect breakfast after my runs to refuel my body. I wanted to get it close to the ranges from the tracker as well. I ate 10... Read more

  • Rocked Week 5 Day 2!

    10/13/2014 8:17:55 AM, by COUCH2ROAD_LIZ

    Week 5 Day 2 DONE! I ran the two 8 minute intervals and it felt amazing!! It is great my muscles get a good workout with the... Read more

  • Golf - great fun & great frustration

    10/13/2014 2:12:39 AM, by STEPHLOKI

    Yesterday was one of those days. I felt like the greatest Idiot on the golf course. I took many air shots and topped many of the balls. Did I men... Read more

  • Sunday 10/12/14

    10/12/2014 10:17:09 PM, by FRECKS96

    A mixed day today...my nutrition was right on track, and I got everything tracked, but I didn't feel like eating most of the day. I did get in a... Read more

  • Energy is coming back

    10/12/2014 9:52:31 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    My energy is coming back. My TOM is almost over and I've been eating things that have helped before that I pretty much forgot that gave me energy... Read more

  • My Wall of Motivation!!!

    10/12/2014 8:52:45 PM, by COUCH2ROAD_LIZ

    Another Sparker reminded me of a photo I took about 2 weeks ago (note the old weight loss number of "75 pounds" on my weight flyer :P) of my wall... Read more

  • Sunday workout done

    10/12/2014 8:50:22 PM, by LEMONMOUSE

    Got my hour cardio done today. Took a nice 4 mile walk in the evening sun with my husband after the disappointing Seahawks loss to the Cowboys. ... Read more

  • Week 3 of the 5% challenge summary, jarring and my food plan...

    10/12/2014 8:34:12 PM, by ROXYZMOM

    Last week we focused on our calcium intake. I was stunned that I did not achieve my daily allowance. I take a One-A-Day Woman's 50+ and "assume... Read more

  • Today's NSVs

    10/12/2014 7:23:01 PM, by MAPFARMS

    I had 2 Non-Scale Victories today. First I went shopping and was trying on some size 10 jeans, which I have been wearing for a few months, an... Read more

  • New Phone; New App

    10/12/2014 5:01:29 PM, by GERMANPICKLE

    So I'm back to work and I have a new phone. I downloaded the app again and I'm hoping that it will be more reliable. It just doesn't work to sit ... Read more

  • Sorry Exercise Machines, We should See Other People!

    10/12/2014 4:01:23 PM, by COUCH2ROAD_LIZ

    Not people, per se..but you know what I mean. Exercise machines seem to becoming a thing of the past for me. I know I will always need my el... Read more

  • Sunday

    10/12/2014 2:46:42 PM, by COOP9002

    Getting ready for evening Bible study. We had an encouraging time of worship, including some music led by our future son-in-law. Having him aroun... Read more

  • New Week

    10/12/2014 1:52:27 PM, by LEMONMOUSE

    I went out last night with some girls I used to work with. We met at a bar and I had one rum/diet coke and some steak fries. I had a hard time ... Read more

  • Canyoning

    10/12/2014 10:13:38 AM, by APED7969

    I love being fit enough that I can do this sort of thing without even worrying if I'm fit enough: Read more

  • on receiving compliments

    10/12/2014 8:21:42 AM, by APONI_KB

    Today is day 10 of the 100 day challenge. I'm sort of whistling in the dark though as I appear to be the only one who started when I did. There i... Read more

  • Slow day

    10/11/2014 9:52:56 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    We went up to get a couple of dad's medicines at Target and then to another place to get driveway marker since the one got busted when I forgot t... Read more

  • Saturday 10/11/14

    10/11/2014 9:48:08 PM, by FRECKS96

    Not my best day and a half. It's so hard to get back into an exercise routine, especially with late nights and full days planned. Today was a lov... Read more

  • The Real Cost

    10/11/2014 7:35:00 PM, by WINACHST

    How many times have you heard, "It is too expensive to eat healthy foods"? I received an email today that suggested calculating the real cost of ... Read more

  • Saturday

    10/11/2014 2:43:52 PM, by COOP9002

    i was able to get a good run in this morning. now i am at home with our youngest daughter, while my wife gets some errands done in CoMo. Looking ... Read more

  • Saturday

    10/11/2014 2:21:58 PM, by LEMONMOUSE

    Got my workout in this morning. Went for a 4 mile walk/1 hour. It is a beautiful and sunny day. Went with my oldest. Now to get rea... Read more

  • 80 Pounds GONE Forever!!

    10/11/2014 1:16:13 PM, by COUCH2ROAD_LIZ

    I made it down to 192 pounds this morning and the three 5 minute runs this morning were noticeably easier than last week! Here I am before m... Read more

  • My husband won the soup cook off!

    10/11/2014 1:10:08 PM, by COUCH2ROAD_LIZ

    My husband won a soup cook off at my daughter's school fall festival this morning. He made a butternut squash and walnut soup and it is a perfect... Read more

  • it's saturday

    10/11/2014 9:57:59 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to get outdoors and enjoy for me. i am catching up on some computer work, then i am outside to enjoy the beautiful weather here. all the bi... Read more

  • went on a little stroll yesterday

    10/11/2014 7:36:37 AM, by APONI_KB

    There is an art project going on uptown called piano parking. They've refurbished 6 pianos and placed them around the center of the city for peop... Read more

  • Senior Golfing Society Annual Dinner

    10/11/2014 2:35:13 AM, by STEPHLOKI

    Yesterday it was time again for the Senior Golfing Society annual dinner. That is the one event in the year where they all come with their wives,... Read more

  • Another long and busy day

    10/10/2014 11:23:41 PM, by AUNTRENEE

    Dad and went to 2 different towns today. We dropped off and picked up one of our neighbors in one town and went to another town to pick up parts... Read more

  • Lost 300g and booked my trip!

    10/10/2014 8:38:20 PM, by BUBBLEJ1

    OK, OK, I know I said I wasn't going to weigh myself. I know I said I was going to only weigh at the gym. I lied. The scales were ju... Read more

  • Friday 10/10/14

    10/10/2014 5:31:10 PM, by FRECKS96

    I was asked about rewards and vision boards in the comments, so I thought I'd reply for those interested. I have made vision boards before..... Read more

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