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  • it's tuesday

    8/22/2017 10:11:40 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter had her soccer tournament on sunday and her team won both games! woo hoo! way to go! she has two soccer games left and soccer is done... Read more

  • Day 1 of being back on it.

    8/20/2017 4:01:04 AM, by CAROL22355

    Back on it properly after being absent from spark people. To get up to date I have been doing slimming world and have lost 3 stone (42 pounds) si... Read more

  • I've come pretty far

    8/19/2017 12:20:46 PM, by WINTERRAIN

    I have officially entered week 8 of 8 for C25k training app. A big day for me indeed...maybe not as big a day as my final day which will be Wedn... Read more

  • it's friday

    8/18/2017 2:01:44 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had the main part of my annual checkup with my doctor yesterday. for the first time in many years, my blood pressure is high. so I have to sit ... Read more

  • Moderation! Moderation! Moderation!

    8/17/2017 10:44:37 PM, by JENJENN7

    Where does one find moderation in life? One of the positive things about maintaining the nutrition tracking is that it is honest in telling me ... Read more

  • Is there a mistake you made in your life that you could have stopped???

    8/17/2017 7:21:50 PM, by JUDYAMK

    did you ever look at the mistake and see if there were small warning signs you could have stopped. I was reading this in one of my books so I wil... Read more

  • Whew...

    8/17/2017 10:34:12 AM, by BABSAWRITER

    I decided to do a different bike ride this morning. I started at the point where I normally turn around on the rail trail and started the next st... Read more

  • Starting Over--yet again

    8/16/2017 3:14:50 PM, by BABSAWRITER

    Just so everyone knows, this is a lot of stuff, but it's not complaining. I just need to get all of this out somewhere! So today I went to t... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    8/16/2017 10:15:22 AM, by MOMMY445

    i was able to get quite a few errands done the other day. today i am focusing on taking better care of myself. my daughter says hi! all of the bi... Read more

  • new scale

    8/15/2017 12:48:08 PM, by KATIEWILL5

    I bought a new one I decided new start new scale Its digital and the other so it tells me my weight in two forms I have to accept it get off i... Read more

  • Positivity Motivates

    8/15/2017 11:00:41 AM, by NEOMATTLAC

    One of the big things on my mind lately has been positivity, in particular adding as much as possible to my life. There are two aspects to this: ... Read more

  • what was your day like?

    8/14/2017 9:55:04 PM, by JUDYAMK

    I will have an interesting week. My brother that spent 30 ears in the service is up from Virginia with his grandson he is 10. We have different ... Read more

  • The New Spark-spective

    8/14/2017 4:48:28 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    So, my plan was that, once I got home yesterday, I'd go for a ~3 mile run. After all, I've got my Spartan Sprint on September 10th. Well, I hurt ... Read more

  • it's monday

    8/14/2017 1:59:23 PM, by MOMMY445

    a new day is now underway. i had a pretty good day yesterday. my daughter says hi. today, i am getting back on track with my eating and exercise ... Read more

  • it's saturday

    8/12/2017 4:02:58 PM, by MOMMY445

    it was raining here a while ago. the rain actually felt refreshing. perhaps it will bring down some of the humidity that is hanging around here. ... Read more

  • When the dog loses motivation!

    8/12/2017 5:37:53 AM, by JENJENN7

    Even my dog didn't want to walk today. We were very early in our walk and on a playing field. I was throwing her the ball. She would tear to it t... Read more

  • Why I feel guilty rewarding myself !!

    8/11/2017 9:26:04 PM, by JUDYAMK

    I never thought rewarding my self was worthy I always felt it was kind of like boasting of myself. I am slowly learning thru sparks it is okay .... Read more

  • July Report on goals

    8/11/2017 5:20:17 PM, by ANNEMARIA6

    This July my written goals were to lose three pounds and to stay in my calorie range most of the time. I did lose two pounds and my days in cal... Read more

  • it's friday

    8/11/2017 11:05:43 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! my daughter says hi! both of us are looking forward to soccer fun day this sunday, which also is my birthday. a doub... Read more

  • August ? where did it all go

    8/10/2017 6:43:02 PM, by KATIEWILL5

    The year is 3/4ths done where did it go Well you can start a new year when ever you want after all when you have your birthday that is the sta... Read more

  • it's thursday

    8/10/2017 6:25:06 PM, by MOMMY445

    i am feeling a bit better than i did the other day. i feel i did well on the job interview i had this afternoon, my daughter says hi. all of the ... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    8/9/2017 1:25:24 PM, by MOMMY445

    i'm feeling a bit better today. i am doing some stuff today that i have not had time to do much of this week. i did see a counsellor the other da... Read more

  • Reviewing the small steps

    8/9/2017 3:19:28 AM, by JENJENN7

    I have managed to be very consistent with tracking food and exercise, drinking water, and doing something on spark every day. These things are... Read more

  • Reviewing the small steps

    8/9/2017 3:19:18 AM, by JENJENN7

    I have managed to be very consistent with tracking food and exercise, drinking water, and doing something on spark every day. These things are... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    8/8/2017 10:04:36 AM, by MOMMY445

    i have been feeling kind of blah these past few days. my daughter encourages me to try my best and to keep in touch with those close to me. she i... Read more

  • Thinking small it is good for a change !!

    8/7/2017 8:46:33 PM, by JUDYAMK

    Thinking small thoughts can help us develop new habits,if I go running in my mind with huge thoughts of change I will fail I have to go in increm... Read more

  • it's saturday

    8/5/2017 3:44:02 PM, by MOMMY445

    a day to get outdoors and enjoy. i am recommiting myself to reaching a new goal weight. i have put on about 50 pounds extra last year and i am fi... Read more


    8/4/2017 10:40:17 PM, by JUDYAMK

    CHANGE !!! I went from almost losing my hand, lost my vision on my eye ( have it back now ) losing my beloved brother Bobby to that wretched can... Read more

  • it's friday

    8/4/2017 1:28:11 PM, by MOMMY445

    the job was a short lived one. it was only for one day. i am back actively looking for work. my daughter says hi. for all who celebrate the augus... Read more

  • Training Focus

    8/3/2017 2:55:30 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I had a bit of a disconnect on Tuesday. My trainer showed me a video of me working out. I didn't look like myself. I am approaching slimness (whi... Read more

  • Power Through

    8/3/2017 12:53:40 PM, by YAKIRA_AVIGAYIL

    I would like to share with you a post, by me, from our challenge group. I hope it will help some of you, whether, it's a fitness goal, or some ot... Read more

  • Building Habits Like Legos... Literally

    8/2/2017 2:10:53 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    As part of my gamification project, smaller point-items (literally, items worth a number of points, like how a quarter is worth twenty-five cents... Read more

  • woo hoo!

    8/2/2017 1:19:31 PM, by MOMMY445

    i got a job! i start tomorrow and it goes for two weeks! yay! i am so ready to work. I will make sure i have enough food to take my lunch with to... Read more

  • a new month

    8/1/2017 1:44:04 PM, by MOMMY445

    a new month is now underway. i am feeling a bit under the weather today. something i ate the other day did not agree with me. i am having small a... Read more

  • Creating a System That You Can Live With

    8/1/2017 12:03:56 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Perhaps one of the most difficult part of my journey was creating a flexible and adaptive system that works for me. There are definitely times wh... Read more

  • Make It a Game

    7/31/2017 2:23:49 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I've got a new idea for a game that'll be really cool to implement! I'm going to make a real life version and I think I'll turn it into an app if... Read more

  • What is my motivation behind my weight loss goal?

    7/29/2017 6:54:29 PM, by JENJENN7

    This is a good question that deserves some pondering. In the past I have used powerful but wrong motivation to lose weight and hence never kept i... Read more

  • it's friday!

    7/28/2017 9:54:07 AM, by MOMMY445

    woo hoo! the weekend is here! so far, i do not have much planned to do and neither does my daughter. perhaps we will just take it easy this weeke... Read more

  • Gaining Control

    7/26/2017 1:53:49 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Ironic considering what my post yesterday was. Today, I was really stressing out because I haven't been losing weight, and angry at myself for ea... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    7/26/2017 10:12:04 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had two job interviews so far this week. today, i am just taking it easy regarding jobs and taking care of myself. my daughter and her soccer t... Read more

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