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  • Friends, I'm still Sparking but ....

    4/19/2018 2:11:14 PM, by KELLY_SS

    I know some of my friends here haven't seen me around much and I've had a few ask 'where are you'. So I just want you to know that I am deali... Read more

  • Laugh of the day where I live

    4/18/2018 10:37:16 AM, by SCAREOFMYLIFE

    Only in Florida! Will you see this! Duct tape th... Read more

  • Week 7 A time to bloom challenge

    4/18/2018 10:34:32 AM, by SCAREOFMYLIFE

    This week weigh in was better lost all that I gained last week plus a little extra down 2.2 pounds. Fitness minutes not so good 60 cardio an... Read more

  • going good

    4/18/2018 7:56:36 AM, by TXCURIOUS

    I am still doing well with my Intermittent Fasting ( IF ). I been playing with the times a little and always come back to eating around noon and... Read more

  • one down

    4/14/2018 8:06:48 AM, by TXCURIOUS

    one more lb. down... many more to go. There is never a shortage of that goal. lol I had an interesting day yesterday! I ate pie and don't feel ba... Read more

  • still going

    4/12/2018 8:16:20 AM, by TXCURIOUS

    So this intermittent fasting is still going well. I ended up with about 1600 cal. yesterday and I feel that is going to be my range for the next... Read more

  • Superman has his Kryptonite.....

    4/11/2018 7:18:46 PM, by SCAREOFMYLIFE

    has his Kryptonite as well as I have my own Kryptonit... Read more

  • fasting and dr.

    4/11/2018 8:23:35 AM, by TXCURIOUS

    Thank you everyone responding to my blog on fasting and all the encouragement I received. It is amazing what that alone does to one's feeling o... Read more

  • fasting

    4/10/2018 8:44:15 AM, by TXCURIOUS

    For a while I been looking at intermittent fasting and was just on the fence about which way to go about it. Over the weekend I found a really go... Read more

  • Disaster zone

    4/8/2018 10:30:40 AM, by JOYLARK

    I have regained most of the weight I lost last year ... Started trying to talk about childhood trauma in therapy, ended up feeling very unsafe ... Read more

  • April 8, 2018

    4/8/2018 9:07:22 AM, by MUSIKAT62

    My greatest struggle in my weight loss journey is myself. I tend to be harder on myself than on others. I put myself down and don't any confide... Read more

  • holy smokes

    4/7/2018 9:01:14 AM, by TXCURIOUS

    My hubby read somewhere that walking with weights strengthens and works your abs... I snorted and told him bs... but Yeah I been thinking ab... Read more

  • new blog

    4/6/2018 8:57:41 AM, by TXCURIOUS

    I just got done posting a new blog on my blogger site... https://germany2texas.blogspot
    .com/ It's been a looong time since I blogged th... Read more

  • Week 4 Results A Time To Bloom!

    4/4/2018 2:58:18 PM, by SCAREOFMYLIFE

    I'm happy with my results for today's weigh in down another 2.2 pound's. A mixture of cardio and strength training: with 120 minutes for car... Read more

  • back on track

    4/4/2018 8:38:01 AM, by TXCURIOUS

    ..sometimes it feels like everything has to stop; which it did for me a few days ago. Now, I am back on track. I listened to my body and rested. ... Read more

  • Report From The Rheumatologist

    3/31/2018 5:12:54 PM, by SCAREOFMYLIFE

    Thursday I had to make my way down to Tampa to James A Haley to see the rheumatologist. This was my follow up from December. She showed me t... Read more

  • Results Week 3 A Time To Bloom

    3/30/2018 12:01:46 PM, by SCAREOFMYLIFE

    Since the spring challenge began I am down 5.4 pounds not to shabby I'd say! Current weight- 175.4 ( - 1.8 ) ... Read more

  • pulling a stop

    3/29/2018 9:16:43 AM, by TXCURIOUS

    I am pulling a stop! Everything feels like too much and is starting to be have to instead of want to. 3 days - I want three days off. then I co... Read more

  • another day

    3/21/2018 11:52:13 AM, by TXCURIOUS

    Woke up another day with a headache. My sinuses felt soo dry, I had to take meds again. I hate, hate, hate meds. I kept my walking appointment w... Read more

  • Getting serious

    3/21/2018 10:39:33 AM, by JANNY316

    Today is the day! Getting serious about what I eat. I got the exercise thing down, it is a habit now, and I have made progress with exercising ... Read more

  • new dr

    3/20/2018 6:40:05 AM, by TXCURIOUS

    I woke up with a sinus headache. Unavoidable this time of year as I have seasonal allergies. Yesterday the wind was so high, so I'm not surprise... Read more

  • goals

    3/18/2018 10:30:13 AM, by TXCURIOUS

    This week I am starting to work with more specific goals. I joined the goal feats challenge and my first win was reading all the things other spa... Read more

  • GOOD NEWS

    3/18/2018 5:38:39 AM, by ICECUB

    HI EVERYONE WE FINALLY HEARD THE GOOD NEWS. NO CANCER, WE WERE SO RELIVED. I WANTO THANK EVERYONE FOR THE NOTES AND PRAYERS THEY MEANT SO MUCH ... Read more

  • 3/17/18

    3/17/2018 2:54:29 PM, by MAMATRAUB

    Yes, at my weigh in this morning: Lost weight! ... Read more

  • spark Challenges

    3/17/2018 8:14:56 AM, by TXCURIOUS

    I love the way the spark challenges are set up. I challenged myself to 45 days on three of them, and am doing real good. I had to figure out som... Read more

  • 3/16/18

    3/16/2018 11:29:10 PM, by MAMATRAUB

    My slacks are too big, I will weigh in tomorrow and plan to celebrate (?). ... Read more

  • walking buddy

    3/14/2018 5:17:28 PM, by TXCURIOUS

    I went a different way on my walk this morning. The route I usually go to get the whole 5 miles in without back tracking is blocked by constructi... Read more

  • 3/13/18

    3/13/2018 1:15:18 PM, by MAMATRAUB

    Friday the 13th came on Tuesday this month, let's just ignore it! I am still keeping on!... Read more

  • STILL NO WORD.

    3/10/2018 7:57:18 AM, by ICECUB

    THERE IS STILL NO WORD AND IT IS DRIVING US CRAZY. I WANT TO THANK EVERYONE FOR FOR THEIR PRAYERS AND NOTES AND GOODIES. IT MEANS SO MUCH TO KN... Read more

  • A good sparkday and some thoughts about sparkfriends ...

    3/9/2018 11:57:39 PM, by KELLY_SS

    I spent a couple hours today visiting sparkpages I had not been to in a long time, made a few new sparkfriends and touched base with some that I... Read more

  • this and that

    3/8/2018 3:25:55 PM, by TXCURIOUS

    I went on a walk this morning after I checked the temp... it said 48, so I went. Yah, not so much someone was joshin' me... it was cold as .. o... Read more

  • weight loss for temptations hypnosis

    3/5/2018 5:26:23 PM, by FITINSPIREBABE

    Sooo ive turned into a ghost somewhat but im back now i was splurging for about i guess a week or so anyways i did St. Jude Reason to Ride - 3hr ... Read more

  • 3/05/18

    3/5/2018 2:52:00 PM, by MAMATRAUB

    First Monday in March! Special emphasis on Brightline Eating working on with Sparks. I won't be eating any sugar or flour products (white or whea... Read more

  • NO WORD YET.

    3/1/2018 8:25:27 PM, by ICECUB

    WELL THE BIOPSY IS OVER. IT STILL COULD BE A CYST. I AM STILL PRAYING. SHE SAID THEY WOULD CALL IN THE MORNING. THANK YOU EVERYONE FOR THE NOT... Read more

  • Starting over!!?

    2/28/2018 1:53:22 PM, by SALLYANDGENE

    Today I am starting over again!! I had surgery in July to remove cancer!! That was scary now I need to just look forward and make small changes ... Read more

  • A PRAYER REQUEST

    2/27/2018 10:01:02 PM, by ICECUB

    WE ARE HAVING A REPEAT OF LLAST YEAR. LAST MONDAY MY SISTER HAD A MAMMAGRAM THEN A SONAGRAM. NOW THURSDAY A BIOSPY. PLEASE KEEP HER IN YOUR P... Read more

  • On a Routine Yes!!!

    2/26/2018 2:17:58 PM, by OLDSKOOL556

    This past month or so I have found a routine I am loving along with the daily challenges I am eating alot better most of the time, ... Read more

  • Yesterday, A Beautiful Day!

    2/21/2018 11:45:19 AM, by PANDABEAR42

    It was an unusually warm day for this time of year. It was in the 70's F. and normal is usually in the 30's F. The sun was shinning all day, so... Read more

  • Another Worse Week OMGIES 2-11 thru this week

    2/20/2018 11:57:01 AM, by FITINSPIREBABE

    Most of you who know me and those who don't I have depression and anexity sometimes bad. Well last week wasn't a good week for me at all. It all ... Read more

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