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  • I'm obese - and thrilled

    11/21/2015 8:58:13 AM, by MINATHERED

    Today's weigh in officially moved me from morbidly obese to just obese. This is the first time in well over a decade that I have not been morbidl... Read more

  • Getting There

    11/21/2015 4:37:51 AM, by SHANTRA7

    Requirements for forward progress are simple. Paying attention is free. I can do this because of God who strengthens me. Began my journey at... Read more

  • Fibre Fit Challenge

    11/20/2015 1:06:15 PM, by RAWCOOKIE

    Today's article was about how stress affect our digestive system - and the challenge was to do one stress-busting thing. It's been a tough,... Read more

  • Day 2

    11/20/2015 10:13:00 AM, by WINTERRAIN

    Alright so first off I'm impressed I got back on here and blogged today, only because I find it difficult to actually sit down and get a blog in ... Read more

  • it's friday

    11/20/2015 9:17:05 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful,cool sunny day here today! woo hoo! my daughter has a day off school today. in a while, we are off to visit a few relatives. then we ... Read more

  • Going Nuts! Harvest ends!

    11/20/2015 8:21:13 AM, by LDYHAZ

    I miss my running! November 6th I noticed discomfort in my right calf. Not a soreness that could be relieved by stretching or message. Feels d... Read more

  • Rest Day !

    11/20/2015 2:08:53 AM, by SHANTRA7

    It's my rest day but I have 5,100 steps anyway. On to forward progress.... Read more

  • Seeing old friends

    11/19/2015 8:37:52 PM, by MINATHERED

    Like many folks there are friends that I don't see very often. As people move and change jobs and life happens you drift away, but if you're luc... Read more

  • Fibre Fit Challenge

    11/19/2015 1:17:48 PM, by RAWCOOKIE

    I did much better with water today - have had seven glasses (not big ones mind - but I went to the tap seven times, which is good!) I even felt ... Read more

  • Day 1

    11/19/2015 10:24:52 AM, by WINTERRAIN

    I have decided I will blog daily...for one week. This is hard for me because I find so little time in my evenings to get on Spark and blog. I w... Read more

  • it's thursday

    11/19/2015 8:21:37 AM, by MOMMY445

    a mild start to the day. then the temperature is going to drop throughout the day. by the time the day is done, it will be really cold outside. t... Read more

  • Grateful For What I Accomplished

    11/19/2015 2:08:07 AM, by SHANTRA7

    The aim was 12,000-13,000 steps but I actually accomplished my current stats of : 11,014 steps / 4.5 miles / 785 calories burned Calories con... Read more

  • where did my butt go?

    11/18/2015 9:57:40 PM, by KEL_BEL_FX3

    So I had this thought several months ago when turning to look behind myself. It was a pretty awesome feeling. Last summer I was trying on dress... Read more

  • 10,069 Steps ! That's Where I'm At.

    11/18/2015 4:39:31 PM, by SHANTRA7

    Yup, today was HIIT and some jogging. I really enjoyed my fitness session this morning, the time flew by. What an awesome place to be !?! I love ... Read more

  • Fibre Fit Challenge

    11/18/2015 4:01:27 PM, by RAWCOOKIE

    First - I did very well with my water today - and did make myself drink a small glass at least six times. The only time I can down a full glass ... Read more

  • woo hoo!

    11/18/2015 3:46:05 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter made the volleyball team and they do indeed get to travel to other schools. she had volleyball practice yesterday and she is headed t... Read more

  • 17,899 Steps Is My Total

    11/18/2015 2:51:11 AM, by SHANTRA7

    I'm happy at my step number but it was all walking & none of my usual activities ( jogging, HIIT or dancing ). I feel good nonetheless because th... Read more

  • 15,406 Steps !!!!!

    11/17/2015 8:41:15 PM, by SHANTRA7

    I've been a busy lil' bee. I've accomplished lots today and still full of energy. I'm so grateful to God for all that He's done and all that He c... Read more

  • walking walking walking

    11/17/2015 8:23:43 PM, by KEL_BEL_FX3

    So I had to force myself out of bed this morning to workout but once I started it felt great. I did Leslie Sansone's Walk Slim 4 Fast Miles, my ... Read more

  • Blessings

    11/17/2015 7:15:36 PM, by LINDRAY

    Its been a year (and can not believe its been that long It has been a year since I been on this blog. Why I do not know. I have been cycli... Read more

  • Fibre Fit Challenge

    11/17/2015 12:58:25 PM, by RAWCOOKIE

    Today's challenge is to DRINK WATER! I a... Read more

  • Nature's beauty- #21daythanksgivingbinge

    11/17/2015 12:30:44 PM, by RDARLING

    Today I was encouraged to take a few moments to reflect on the beauty of nature, the wonders of the world around us. A little ironic since today... Read more

  • Another monthly visit.

    11/17/2015 10:56:36 AM, by GRANDEFILLE

    Apparently I have been here once a month lately. I have been really busy. Good thing is I feel a lot better. The after effects of having ... Read more

  • a beautiful,cool fall day

    11/17/2015 10:42:10 AM, by MOMMY445

    i am enjoying a lovely day here today. my daughter sends hugs and says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i am still actively looking for stea... Read more

  • Sugar needs vitamin b and it takes yours

    11/17/2015 9:30:49 AM, by WINACHST

    I found a cookbook, "Smart Muffins" , at one of the library book bag sales. I looked at it last night because my grandson takes his lunch to scho... Read more

  • "To stay our minds on"

    11/17/2015 7:04:11 AM, by SOXYINMO

    I don't know if you've read Frost's poem : Choose Something Like a Star? You can find it here:
    /longa//poem... Read more

  • Simply Me !

    11/17/2015 1:53:46 AM, by SHANTRA7

    Contemplating, configuring and conquering is what it is.... Read more

  • My scale is NOT my judge

    11/16/2015 8:14:12 PM, by KEL_BEL_FX3

    I went into my bathroom a few days ago and looked down at my scale, mentally calculating how long until I weigh in again, and already dreading it... Read more

  • Soo sad

    11/16/2015 4:48:47 PM, by 1HOTFUDGEMAMA

    At my lowest as far as mental health goes. Ugh. I wish I could make myself get up and exercise. I know I'd feel better. But I can't take the firs... Read more

  • Fibre Fit Challenge

    11/16/2015 4:29:49 PM, by RAWCOOKIE

    Today's challenge was to read about eating for heart health - and to incorporate one of the tips into my day. I have to say, I'm doing pret... Read more

  • Tools of the Trade: Eating right on the road

    11/16/2015 2:56:19 PM, by COXBETH

    My most popular blog post was about what I use to keep my workouts on track while I'm on the road. The thing I don't have down yet is how to keep... Read more

  • Pictures for friends

    11/16/2015 12:06:32 PM, by BDTHOM

    My camera and internet access devises are out of sync again. I can't post pictures when and where I wanted to right now. I'm posting pictures her... Read more

  • Motivation and the stress/hopelessness

    11/16/2015 10:54:41 AM, by SELENAMDZ

    Where do I even begin? I have let the stresses of my life take over. I can't seem to muster up the strength I need to fight for me and my bod... Read more

  • Was it all a dream?

    11/16/2015 10:04:38 AM, by MINATHERED

    I'm having a really hard time "feeling it" this morning. I don't feel skinnier right now; it's hard to see the changes today - I'm only seeing h... Read more

  • it's monday

    11/16/2015 8:10:55 AM, by MOMMY445

    a new week is now underway. my daughter and i watched the santa claus parade on tv yesterday. it would have been way too hectic and crowded to go... Read more

  • Game Change or Backing Off Just a Tad!

    11/16/2015 7:51:20 AM, by LDYHAZ

    Several weeks ago instead of my long run I pushed it and got a new PR for 10K. Took one day of rest and ran another 6 miles. Then I followed it ... Read more

  • Mid-November goal review

    11/15/2015 4:17:10 PM, by KEL_BEL_FX3

    So it's the middle of November time to review my goals, see how I'm doing so here goes Short term is easy * 115 miles in November (at ... Read more

  • Got It Before 8:00 a.m. I'm A Happy Camper !!!

    11/15/2015 10:52:10 AM, by SHANTRA7

    I did it. I got my butt up on time but not out on time. I'm happy with my performance today because I excelled and challenged myself. I'm in char... Read more

  • it's sunday

    11/15/2015 9:44:24 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day without much planned. have not yet decided on what i want to do today. i am taking it easy and so is my is a sunny day here tod... Read more

  • Fibre Fit Challenge

    11/15/2015 5:54:09 AM, by RAWCOOKIE

    Today's task is to get insoluble fibre into the diet. I'm already getting a bit bored with the idea of tracking and measuring stuff, but I know ... Read more

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