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  • Diet and Exercise

    11/28/2017 8:41:43 PM, by NURSEMEL404

    So this week I turned a new leaf. I am drinking my water and being strict on my diet and logging it. I am doing planks and doing the stairs at wo... Read more

  • Week one Marathon training

    11/6/2017 6:35:12 AM, by NURSEMEL404

    So I have a UTI and missed 2 runs, but I got my long run in yesterday and was impressed with my time. I ran with friends that I don't normally ru... Read more

  • Not an Achilles Injury

    9/15/2017 3:29:01 PM, by NURSEMEL404

    While that is great news. Apparently I pulled both calf muscles to the point of bleeding and it pooled in my L ankle. Just have to wear a boot fo... Read more

  • Another injury

    9/13/2017 9:23:05 AM, by NURSEMEL404

    I think I have really done it this time. I ran a half marathon Sunday. I had calf discomfort for most of the race. I woke up Monday morning with ... Read more

  • 13 days to go....

    8/28/2017 10:44:35 AM, by NURSEMEL404

    My 3rd halt marathon is coming up soon. My long run this week was 11 miles. Hopefully that will be enough to get me over the finish line. I feel ... Read more

  • Feeling blah

    8/16/2017 6:07:38 PM, by NURSEMEL404

    I have partied a bit much for my birthday and gained about 5 pounds. I also had an outbreak of shingles last week. I am having trouble sleeping a... Read more

  • Getting ready for the week

    7/30/2017 7:23:01 PM, by NURSEMEL404

    Meal prepping now. Gym bag packed. Clothes laid out. Just have to pack lunch when it gets out of the oven and grab my snacks. Gotta get the 5 lbs... Read more

  • Busy, stressed and focused!

    5/17/2017 11:45:00 AM, by MSNAPE28

    I have not been on here much in the past 3 weeks. Been stressed to the gills. I have a lot of things going on in my life. However, I am still ... Read more

  • Injuries and waiting on diagnosis

    4/21/2017 8:25:05 AM, by NURSEMEL404

    I hurt my knee Tues. I have 2 weeks until my half marathon. It feels tons better but I am wanting to run. I promised myself I wouldn't run until ... Read more

  • Exercising Again and...

    4/13/2017 1:06:06 PM, by MSNAPE28

    I started working out this week for the first time regularly in months. I feel good but I am so sore. You forget what the startup is really lik... Read more

  • Stopped Smoking!!!

    4/11/2017 6:01:04 PM, by MSNAPE28

    After years of this horrible habit I can say that I have kicked cigarettes. It has been 4 months and counting. I have stopped for long stretche... Read more

  • Getting my head in the game!

    4/11/2017 12:05:35 PM, by MSNAPE28

    I have had the realization that if my head is not in the game, I cannot be successful. I am focused on my mental and emotional wellness and find... Read more

  • Strength Training Outweigh Benefits Vs Cardio ???

    4/1/2017 7:35:57 PM, by GINGYCAT40

    Strength Training is something that I have not incorporated into my Spark Program as of yet (not consistently) With only a bit over 2 weeks in... Read more

  • Logged Back in.. A few Years Later.. HELP :(((

    3/14/2017 10:21:06 AM, by GINGYCAT40

    I decided last night to try to log back into SparkPeople.... I could not even remember my password:((( I played around with different ... Read more

  • Hit the gym

    2/27/2017 11:30:41 AM, by NURSEMEL404

    I made it back to the gym today and did a little of most of the machines there. It makes me feel really productive. Let's hope I didn't over do i... Read more

  • Starting again.

    2/26/2017 3:02:17 PM, by POSIE70

    Gained back my 40lb loss from last 2 years due to neck injury and comfort food...not feeling so comfortable now am I! Now to get BUSY and lose t... Read more

  • Maintenance weight

    2/25/2017 7:39:09 AM, by NURSEMEL404

    I have decided that 130 is a good weight for me. I think I look good. I am far from perfect and I am going to keep working at it. I have recently... Read more

  • Low carb diet

    1/22/2017 2:15:36 PM, by NURSEMEL404

    So I have the bum knee and have not ran since Wednesday. I did get an arm workout on Friday. I have been pretty strict on my diet since the exerc... Read more

  • Blah

    1/13/2017 12:11:05 PM, by NURSEMEL404

    So we joined the Y. I have made a point of getting up early 3 days this week on top of what I normally do and running 1 mile, today I did a 5K on... Read more

  • Scale creeping up:(

    1/8/2017 9:08:16 AM, by NURSEMEL404

    I have been slacking lately and not running much or exercising. It is super cold here and we actually have snow on the ground. Unusual for SC. I ... Read more

  • Starting running again

    11/27/2016 9:06:28 AM, by NURSEMEL404

    I had taken a break from running due to an ankle injury. I cheated on my diet a good bit too. I did gain 2 pounds but my weight was in that range... Read more

  • Finished my first half marathon

    9/11/2016 5:44:19 PM, by NURSEMEL404

    That was really tough and I don't have a time because the timing chips were messing up but I finished it and I am super proud of my self. My hubb... Read more

  • 12 Miles

    8/20/2016 1:57:56 PM, by NURSEMEL404

    This is the longest I have ever run. It was hard and I walked the biggest part of the last mile but I did it. I am gonna finish my half marathon.... Read more

  • Loving these numbers....

    8/7/2016 1:49:13 PM, by NURSEMEL404

    I weighed in and did my measurements today. I can tel... Read more

  • Dance, even if you can't!

    7/25/2016 2:08:31 PM, by KRISSY82

    I did a YouTube dance workout this afternoon. It says is for beginning, but let me tell you, it was intense! It only took about 8minutes, but I f... Read more

  • me

    7/23/2016 6:47:47 PM, by MICHELE270

    Time to stick with what I know works for me I can do this.!!! ... Read more

  • Glad this day is over

    7/21/2016 10:07:20 PM, by NURSEMEL404

    I had a bad day at work and walked way too long without my knee brace. I am hurting now. Hope it's better so I can run tomorrow.... Read more

  • Losing Hope

    7/21/2016 1:42:41 PM, by KRISSY82

    Okay, so that title may be a bit dramatic. However, I am feeling really pessimistic about my body lately. Within 5 minutes of walking, even if i... Read more

  • Pain and Lost Streak

    7/12/2016 3:21:44 PM, by KRISSY82

    My hips are aching and burning so much that I want to stay in bed. Recently, I was diagnosed with bursitis, arthritis and an impingement in my r... Read more

  • Running again

    7/10/2016 12:03:09 PM, by NURSEMEL404

    I had a knee injury and was in a knee brace and supposed to use crutches for 2 weeks. I ran an easy mile yesterday. Today my goal was a slow easy... Read more

  • Hip Diagnosis

    6/28/2016 12:48:38 PM, by KRISSY82

    After several years of problems with my hip due to a near fall, I had an x-ray done. I know that x-ray is not the best technology in terms of di... Read more

  • And now an injury

    6/25/2016 8:13:39 PM, by NURSEMEL404

    I was walking to my car after work Thurs night and fe... Read more

  • Been a while

    6/22/2016 8:59:10 PM, by NURSEMEL404

    I finished my 10K in 1:24:20. It was 90 degrees and very hilly in my defense. I also didn't eat enough and ran out of juice on mile 4. I ran the... Read more

  • Yoga, animals, and love

    6/20/2016 6:50:36 PM, by KRISSY82

    I used to go to yoga weekly with a friend. It ... Read more

  • Actively Changing

    6/17/2016 7:37:38 PM, by MSNAPE28

    Been off to some dry starts that did not produce the momentum I needed to be consistent. But I love me and I am ready. Just signed up to the gy... Read more

  • My Doctor Thinks I'm Fat.

    6/15/2016 9:44:55 AM, by KRISSY82

    Yesterday I met with my primary care doctor. These appointments are never pleasant as I feel he does not really care about my well-being. He br... Read more

  • Learning as I Go

    6/6/2016 2:45:11 PM, by KRISSY82

    As I attempt to move away from taking prescription medicine to a more natural approach, I am discovering I have to rethink my diet. I have now b... Read more

  • My Journey Through Sickness

    5/26/2016 1:46:36 PM, by KRISSY82

    Before I begin, I'd like to acknowledge my awareness of the devastating sicknesses other people face. When I see someone with cancer, MS, or dem... Read more

  • Medical procedure

    5/14/2016 6:35:08 PM, by KRISSY82

    Next Monday, I have to have a colonoscopy. I have had digestive problems for so long, and though I did the endoscopy last year, they are pushing ... Read more

  • NEW PR

    5/2/2016 8:14:02 PM, by NURSEMEL404

    Finished my 5K in 37.33 new PR by 6 mins. Kind of bu... Read more

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