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  • Ankle not keeping me down

    6/25/2016 6:15:12 AM, by JULMATT

    My sore ankle kept me from the gym all week, but it did not stop me from doing small amounts of exercise. I used my Leslie Sansone videos managin... Read more

  • Knee Pain

    6/23/2016 3:08:58 PM, by GOLFGMA

    I have had knee pain, gone through surgery for ... Read more

  • Continuing Research

    6/20/2016 11:26:36 AM, by GOLFGMA

    In my quest to improve my nutrition regarding the specific deficient level of magnesium intake I have found foods that contain magnesium. <... Read more

  • One Tiny Step - BOOM!

    6/18/2016 11:34:32 AM, by SWDESERTLOVER

    I think my sisters and I have kind of become immune to pain because we are all accident prone. We truly believe we have a special "klutz gene" t... Read more

  • Injuries

    6/18/2016 6:16:49 AM, by JULMATT

    I have an ankle that is really easy to be injured. Few years back I spent an entire year in a walking cast because every time it took it off I... Read more

  • Hypetension and Magnesium?

    6/16/2016 3:27:01 PM, by GOLFGMA

    Recently I found myself with a granddaddy of a ... Read more

  • Summer Salad Recipe

    6/13/2016 1:49:40 PM, by GOLFGMA

    Rainbow Pepper Medley 2 med green peppers, julie... Read more

  • Nature and Walking

    6/11/2016 4:54:58 AM, by JULMATT

    Yesterday I went to the walking trail again and not only did I get in 45 minutes of wonderful, relaxing walking, but I got to see nature in it's ... Read more

  • Back in my Kayak!

    6/10/2016 12:13:00 PM, by SWDESERTLOVER

    I FINALLY got back in my kayak yesterday. The last time I had it on water was in Utah in 2014. After breaking my leg and ankle in four places r... Read more

  • Fitbit

    6/10/2016 11:13:25 AM, by JFCOWEN

    I would like to join a group for challenges jfcowen@yahoo.com thanks... Read more

  • I'm Thinking (Don't Be Scared)

    6/9/2016 10:01:57 AM, by GOLFGMA

    This week I lost 2 pounds. I exercised by walk... Read more

  • Shook Up My Workout Plan

    6/9/2016 8:04:23 AM, by JULMATT

    I am not a person who walks outside much. It scares me because of the ground being so unlevel. I have to pay extra attention for wholes, sticks a... Read more

  • Beginner Walking

    6/8/2016 9:20:11 PM, by GOLFGMA

    Read an article here on Spark People regarding the proper way to walk. I think it is an excellent reminder for all. The 8 Keys to Proper Fi... Read more

  • Not An Easy Blog To Write

    6/4/2016 5:46:53 PM, by GOLFGMA

    Last Saturday evening I began having these stabbing pains in my head on the left side. They were so severe I went to the emergency room hoping t... Read more

  • Vision College

    6/4/2016 7:04:50 AM, by JULMATT

    My sparkspeople coach and others friends have raved about doing a vision collage. I looked at some examples on sparkspeople and my fried share... Read more

  • Beach Weekend

    6/1/2016 10:45:02 AM, by SWDESERTLOVER

    My friend Janyce had invited me to go on a mini vacation with her over the Memorial Day weekend. We talked about cancelling on Friday because of... Read more

  • Personal enlightment

    5/28/2016 6:23:33 AM, by JULMATT

    The other day I read a blog on sparkspeople that mentioned Written Goal verses Mental Goal. This blog really nailed a point home for me. One I... Read more

  • Getting To The _____Of The Matter

    5/27/2016 12:58:05 PM, by GOLFGMA

    While most people say "getting to the heart of the matter." I'm thinking "getting to the fruit of the matter." I love fruit! ... Read more

  • Moderation For Afternoon Snacking

    5/25/2016 7:10:52 AM, by JULMATT

    I am a earlier riser who dislikes eating much breakfast. This leads to my excessive snacking to come in the early afternoon. Sometimes even wh... Read more

  • So Far So Good

    5/23/2016 4:39:49 PM, by GOLFGMA

    Mondays are a busy day for me and today was no exception but I managed to get in some exercise. Below are pictures of some examples of ways I l... Read more

  • Honesty With Self

    5/21/2016 6:56:01 AM, by JULMATT

    Six months I pushed forward on my healthy lifestyle journey strong and with great motivation. Then stress of life crept in and one thing after... Read more

  • Wednesday Workouts

    5/18/2016 8:33:13 PM, by GOLFGMA

    Today was cross-training day or rest day for the "5K Walking Challenge Team". I like taking my rest day on Sunday so I did the cross-training. ... Read more

  • five motivational reason

    5/18/2016 8:27:09 AM, by JULMATT

    Staying motivated is hard. Here os five things that keeps me pushing forward. 1. Desire for a healthy life. 2. Family 3. Walks woth my d... Read more

  • I Am A "Swinger"!

    5/16/2016 7:43:45 PM, by GOLFGMA

    I am so excited about my new exercise. I may have mentioned I purchased my first kettlebell last week. Today was cross-training day on my "Wal... Read more

  • Excited๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

    5/16/2016 2:02:04 PM, by SWEETWINE67

    Today I'm super excited because it's my fourth day counting calories and my weigh in shows I'm down 2 lbs!!!! Yay !!! I have never been able to d... Read more

  • 3 days

    5/16/2016 3:48:54 AM, by SWEETWINE67

    Three days into spark and I think I'm getting the hang of things ๐Ÿ˜€ I haven't been able to eat my full amount of caloric intake but I get close... Read more

  • Finding a small focal point.

    5/14/2016 6:27:59 AM, by JULMATT

    Since I met my first middle size goal I have been unable to narrow in a smaller goal to focus on. My mind kept wanting to reach for multiple s... Read more

  • Beginner

    5/14/2016 2:10:11 AM, by SWEETWINE67

    My first day with this and I feel like a failure ๐Ÿ˜ฅ I went over my calorie limit and only drank 4 glasses of H2O.... I will attempt to do bette... Read more

  • New Challenge

    5/13/2016 12:59:20 PM, by GOLFGMA

    It's been almost two weeks since I joined the "Walk 5K Challenge". I have enjoyed it and since there are days when we do strength training I am ... Read more

  • Fun For All

    5/11/2016 4:24:31 PM, by GOLFGMA

    Loved the trip to Myrtle Beach with my daughter. We took several walks on the beach and since she is a runner they were fast walks. Nice of her... Read more

  • Funny That I Thought Of This

    5/10/2016 1:22:19 PM, by GOLFGMA

    While my daughter and I were walking on the beach t... Read more

  • A Nice Day Outdoors

    5/8/2016 11:02:57 PM, by SWDESERTLOVER

    Today was a beautiful day and I decided to get in a hike at Hanging Rock. I was hoping the rhododendrons were blooming and I wasn't disappointed... Read more

  • And Away We Go!

    5/7/2016 8:42:59 PM, by GOLFGMA

    Mother's Day is wonderful! My daughter is taking me on vacation for my Mother's Day gift. Myrtle Beach, SC is our destination. ... Read more

  • Staying Busy

    5/6/2016 12:42:36 PM, by SWDESERTLOVER

    The last couple of months have been incredibly busy. I miss my sister (who passed away on March 19th) terribly, but I have my little grandson to... Read more

  • Excuses

    5/5/2016 8:55:35 AM, by GOLFGMA

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  • Self Assurance

    5/2/2016 9:30:46 AM, by GOLFGMA

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  • Picking Back Up

    4/30/2016 5:01:44 AM, by JULMATT

    Last week I had been on a roll with eating and exercising. Finally felt as if I was back on track. Did not last. Once again an unexpected life... Read more

  • Commitment

    4/29/2016 7:36:33 AM, by GOLFGMA

    It is useless to say we are going to do something u... Read more

  • The Best

    4/27/2016 8:32:22 PM, by GOLFGMA

    I agree with this statement. Nothing makes me feel... Read more

  • Time Suckers

    4/26/2016 8:19:27 PM, by BAILEYZFURMOM

    Today's SparkCoach assignment is to write a blog about things that waste my time and ways to get more out of my day. Thinking about it, I would ... Read more

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