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Back to Real Life
8/20/2014 9:19:42 AM,  5 COMMENTS

We have had our young grandsons staying with us in France for the past 3 weeks and any thoughts of dieting have gone completely out of the window. ...  Read more

SUNSHINE-GIRL

10K Accomplished!!
8/17/2014 7:41:15 PM,  2 COMMENTS

This morning was my 10K, and I finished. I wasn't even last. My time (instant PR!) was 1:18:00. Super happy with it. Now that I feel I'm a fairly comm...  Read more

EKBUHL

How we see ourselves....
8/13/2014 9:32:19 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I was reading some of the blogs this morning and quite a few were about not doing things we love or would enjoy because of how we think people see us....  Read more

OSCEOLABADGER

eating better, getting fatter....what the heck??!!
8/12/2014 9:53:02 AM,  3 COMMENTS

So I've been doing the things I should have probably always been doing. I've worked on my "escape from Alcatraz"......got 60 laps of the 210 needed to...  Read more

OSCEOLABADGER

Working out.....
8/11/2014 10:25:25 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Who came up with the term "working out" anyway. Instantly it makes your lip curl up and you can feel something inside you go "it's work?? then why wou...  Read more

OSCEOLABADGER

making it fun
8/10/2014 10:45:13 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I joined a team for swimming the other day but apparently it hasn't been active for quite a long time. Still, I like it because they have some creativ...  Read more

OSCEOLABADGER

Hooray it's FRIDAY!!!!!
8/8/2014 9:49:56 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Yesterday evening a wild and rowdy thunderstorm came through here and rained like crazy for over an hour. That "special" rain only Florida ( and maybe...  Read more

OSCEOLABADGER

feeling good!
8/7/2014 7:11:01 AM,  2 COMMENTS

So for the last few days I've been feeling kinda blah. All sluggish and just generally yucky. I got to poking around the Sparkteam pages and found one...  Read more

OSCEOLABADGER

I really liked this, so I am sharing
7/30/2014 9:03:03 AM,  5 COMMENTS

When you get what you want in your struggle for self And the world makes you queen for a day, Just go to a mirror and look at yourself,...  Read more

REEDWEEB

I'm doing it again
7/28/2014 9:06:46 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Why is it that when someone compliments me for losing weight, looking so much better, I head straight for food. I start eating everything and anythin...  Read more

REEDWEEB

Reward!
7/18/2014 11:26:54 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I am in a 6 month bet to lose 10% of my weight. I currently just passed the 5 month mark, on track. I am doing this bet with a Spark Friend, whom I'...  Read more

REEDWEEB

Feeling out of sorts today
7/16/2014 11:35:51 AM,  2 COMMENTS

You know when you have a "different" kind of feeling, like you or something isn't quite right. I feel that way today. I feel ok, have been exercisin...  Read more

REEDWEEB

Going to be that kind of day
7/9/2014 8:59:52 AM,  8 COMMENTS

I am finding out that if you spill 1/2 of your weight loss shake, you will consume only half the calories! 39...  Read more

REEDWEEB

How time flies
7/1/2014 8:53:31 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I am coming up to my sparkpeople 7 year anniversary. I am the same weight that I was when I signed up, but I I haven't put more weight on either. In t...  Read more

BOOBALEE

Recovering from a bad accident.
6/30/2014 1:47:15 AM,  7 COMMENTS

I wrote a blog about an accident I had that almost killed me. I'm doing a lot better, I'm only the the wheel chair and walker when I will be on my fe...  Read more

45AQUA-MAN

Close to a week
6/14/2014 12:51:20 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Swam 1.8 km today... skipped about 4 min yest, and 1 min the day before... =)...  Read more

STARLIGHTSG

packing up
6/13/2014 1:54:54 PM,  6 COMMENTS

wow packing up is a huge issue - i really hope this is the last time i have to do it shewwy...  Read more

SUZIPAM1

Sleepy....
6/11/2014 12:04:41 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Hee... swam at CSC today... 1.5km... my target is to swim 3km each time I swim.... And yesterday, skipped ard 4 min or so.... :)...  Read more

STARLIGHTSG

Visa process
6/10/2014 4:01:23 PM,  5 COMMENTS

After near on three years my visa has been accepted and i will be officially packing up and moving - cat, dog and all - i am so excited cant wait to b...  Read more

SUZIPAM1

Monday - Skipping
6/9/2014 11:08:42 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Using the app on my phone... skipped for 1 min......  Read more

STARLIGHTSG

Giving up the Drink - My Story
6/8/2014 1:15:30 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I AM WRITING THIS BECAUSE I CARE ABOUT ALL THOSE PEOPLE WHO HAVE DIFFICULTIES WITH ALCOHOL AND ALL THOSE WHO WANT TO HAVE A LIFE FREE FROM ALCOHOL. Y...  Read more

SUNSHINE-GIRL

Breaking Boredom with Aerial Silks
6/6/2014 3:05:21 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I'm a runner; always have been. I used to love plugging in my headphones and going outside for a long jog, but in the last six months I have gotten...  Read more

DEVUSHKA20

Trying to be Dedicated
5/28/2014 7:19:27 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I've realized that the August date for my 10K is creeping closer and closer, without as much running as I planned to do happening. Also, the one mile...  Read more

EKBUHL

Heaven
5/23/2014 11:31:19 AM,  5 COMMENTS

has anyone seen the movie about the little boy that goes to heaven? what did you feel about it?...  Read more

SUZIPAM1

Bad Car Accident
5/23/2014 2:45:00 AM,  10 COMMENTS

I know a lot of you were wandering where I've been. I was in a bad accident the beginning of march. The medics in the ambulance didn't didn't think...  Read more

45AQUA-MAN

lost a bit of steam
5/20/2014 4:29:04 PM,  8 COMMENTS

i feel like i have lost a bit of spark steam - taking a little break and only doing the few things not the whole lot like i have for nearly a year...  Read more

SUZIPAM1

Sunday
5/18/2014 7:01:03 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Lazy sunday yawn - *roll over* sleep...  Read more

SUZIPAM1

Huddle
5/17/2014 2:12:18 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Who took the huddle button away? i cant see my teams anymore...  Read more

SUZIPAM1

God of restoration
5/16/2014 4:21:33 PM,  2 COMMENTS

If you have faith, believe that God will see to you and pray God is a God of restoration and what was lost will be restored if it is in His plan. Beli...  Read more

SUZIPAM1

My confession and a plea for help.
5/15/2014 6:23:12 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I confess. Yes, it's time to be real with myself. It's not easy to confess to weakness, but yes this is my weak point and I/ve made a decision to addr...  Read more

MIAMIRN

blood work
5/15/2014 4:04:59 PM,  2 COMMENTS

got blood taken today and it was not as bad as a baby like me thought it would be...  Read more

SUZIPAM1

good day
5/14/2014 5:36:18 PM,  4 COMMENTS

im happy with today - and tomorow will be equally as good...  Read more

SUZIPAM1

want my spark log in points and not a lot of problems from tech
5/13/2014 5:24:40 PM,  0 COMMENTS

just want what is mine and i will take a stand if that is what it takes...  Read more

SUZIPAM1

Trouble getting sparking yesterday
5/12/2014 2:26:14 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I was so upset as I log in everyday and yesterday my login was not accepted or something as today it has zeroed me???? i am so upset as i could not ge...  Read more

SUZIPAM1

Just what I needed!
5/12/2014 9:53:23 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I have been having a terrible last few weeks, as far as keeping my focus on my weight loss. Oh, it's in my head, but the stress of certain things has...  Read more

REEDWEEB

Level 17
5/10/2014 1:45:37 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Silly but the whole way all i wanted to do was be on level seventeen as I like the cup - silly - but now its out haha...  Read more

SUZIPAM1

Quizzes
5/9/2014 10:54:14 AM,  2 COMMENTS

why is it I love quizzes so much - I will sit up at night waiting for one to come on even if i am tired. it is like an obsession haha...  Read more

SUZIPAM1

Sadly the results
5/8/2014 3:29:33 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Unfortunately we did not get to get the best candidate into gov. We find that the best candidate won the province of the Western Cape which has Cape...  Read more

SUZIPAM1

Voting day
5/7/2014 5:31:00 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I dont know if any of you know i was born in South Africa - which means I am able to vote - of late our country has been in a terrible way with corrup...  Read more

SUZIPAM1

Comedy night
5/6/2014 6:00:44 PM,  5 COMMENTS

aaah lovely - tea and toast and comedy - im really content...  Read more

SUZIPAM1

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