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  • Happy birthday to me!

    6/7/2017 9:56:11 AM, by KESTRYLL

    My birthday today and I am 58 years young! Get to work 12 hours today but on Saturday, we are going to the lake! Have a great day everyone... Read more

  • I'm baa-aack!

    5/29/2017 2:15:51 PM, by SHAZPATT

    It's been a long while since I've been around here. I have managed to put on about 20lbs and this week I have had a couple of wake up calls. No... Read more

  • Happy Easter

    4/16/2017 2:04:27 PM, by KESTRYLL

    I hope everyone has a great Easter and eats lots of good stuff. I have to work today, my job doesn't care if there are holidays or not LOL Hospit... Read more

  • Funeral and a Wedding

    3/8/2017 9:52:48 AM, by KESTRYLL

    We were so happy planning the wedding of my son and then we got the news that my brother had passed away. So Friday, we will bury my brother and ... Read more

  • Getting better

    3/3/2017 1:11:25 AM, by KESTRYLL

    As I work out more and more, I have more energy and am losing more weight. I love the feeling and love Planet Fitness.... Read more

  • Planet Fitness Workout

    2/11/2017 10:00:40 AM, by KESTRYLL

    I am up to three miles on the treadmill and I love tanning there, too. They have an awesome aqua message bed and I love that after a good work ou... Read more

  • Working Out

    2/1/2017 11:12:48 AM, by KESTRYLL

    I have been going to Planet Fitness every dau this month and I enjoy it. I have made progress and I enjoy being around since good people. I also ... Read more

  • Back on track

    1/17/2017 5:47:01 PM, by RSPAPRIL281

    Those who know me know I hate exercise and love food and wine or booze. This lifestyle has led to my illnesses and my weight gain, I am considere... Read more

  • Happy New Year

    12/31/2016 10:21:55 AM, by KESTRYLL

    Happy New Year to my Spark friends. I have joined Planet Fitness so my goal of another ten pounds lighter my be reachable. I am working tonight s... Read more

  • Miss My Grandchildren

    12/26/2016 10:28:58 AM, by KESTRYLL

    Christmas was good but I sure missed my four grandchildren. They keep things lively and my mind off of other things. Can't wait to see them in Ma... Read more

  • Happy Holidays

    12/23/2016 11:11:23 AM, by KESTRYLL

    This is my first Christmas Eve and Christmas day off in many years and I don't expect any more for a few years. That happens when you work at a h... Read more

  • Merry Christmas

    12/12/2016 10:57:10 AM, by KESTRYLL

    Have a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from our house to yours.... Read more

  • Rewarding Travel

    8/6/2016 12:01:24 AM, by DEWNESS

    Spent the week with my husband in Las Vegas. It was a business trip, but we certainly made it fun! No kids. Fun shows. AMAZING food!!! I didn't t... Read more

  • Grands Visit

    7/14/2016 10:08:02 AM, by KESTRYLL

    The grandchildren are with us for three weeks. I love when they are here, we sure do alot of exercising while they are here. Today we are walking... Read more

  • Fourth Of July

    7/2/2016 10:01:40 AM, by KESTRYLL

    Happy Fourth of July Weekend. We have the Madison Regatta her. Ofcourse, us locals have to work for a living! Have a great weekend!... Read more

  • Prayers For Orlando

    6/14/2016 11:58:47 AM, by KESTRYLL

    My heart goes out for the victims of the Orlando shootings. I have family there and it worries me often.... Read more

  • Goals: CHECK! Others still in progress

    5/14/2016 6:08:44 PM, by MGVJUBB

    Well, I've done it. I checked off 2 of my goals. On Ap... Read more

  • The Black and White Polka-Dotted Dress

    2/29/2016 5:47:08 PM, by MGVJUBB

    We went to a wedding last night, and I wore a really pretty black and white polka-dotted dress that I haven't been able to wear since we got marr... Read more

  • 6 Months In...

    2/16/2016 9:39:46 AM, by MGVJUBB

    Thursday was my little guy's 6 month check-up (not the... Read more

  • Company support

    2/10/2016 7:52:21 AM, by PEG6600

    Just read the article on standing desk. My company has them. Not just some departments, all. I am going to be 50 this year and I have the achi... Read more

  • So mad

    1/24/2016 12:47:29 PM, by KESTRYLL

    I love playing trivia on sparkpeople and pride myself on having a good score. Today I clicked false then answer and the screen jumped to true and... Read more

  • Busy days

    1/10/2016 12:27:16 AM, by MGVJUBB

    It's been a rough week. Kind of cruddy for running. I ran Tuesday, but that's it. Monday we had to take the baby to the ER after he fell and hit ... Read more

  • 2016 Goals

    1/3/2016 4:26:08 PM, by MGVJUBB

    I'm not writing Resolutions. Resolutions just get broken or forgotten by Feb. 1. No, this year I'm setting Goals. Goals are specific, measurable,... Read more

  • Sugar Hangover?

    11/27/2015 2:59:03 PM, by MGVJUBB

    Yesterday was Thanksgiving. Obviously I ate too much like every other American. But today I feel HORRIBLE. I'm tired and don't feel like doing an... Read more

  • Silly Toddlers and Healthy Food

    11/11/2015 6:06:43 AM, by MGVJUBB

    Obviously eating right is a big deal for me so I can lose weight and be healthy. We're also trying to teach our son to eat healthy. If we can sav... Read more

  • 3 months post-baby

    11/10/2015 3:51:18 PM, by MGVJUBB

    My little bitty boy will be 3 months old tomorrow. Tim... Read more

  • Twins and Body Issues

    11/8/2015 2:23:32 PM, by MGVJUBB

    I am the female half of a set of twins. My brother is ... Read more

  • Llama Llama Holiday Drama

    11/1/2015 12:12:12 PM, by MGVJUBB

    If you have a toddler, you've probably read the Llama Llama books. My favorite is about Llama Llama waiting impatiently for Christmas to come. Th... Read more

  • Halloween Candy

    10/31/2015 12:00:30 PM, by MGVJUBB

    Yesterday my big kid had his school Halloween parade and trick or treating. Tonight is the neighborhood trick or treating. On our street, Hallowe... Read more

  • My Progress 10.28.15

    10/28/2015 9:41:02 AM, by MARJORIEWRIGHT

    Happy Wednesday!! I have been participating in a couple of Biggest Loser Groups through my work. I started out at 216 lbs last month and am now c... Read more

  • Dealing With My Mother-in-Law

    10/26/2015 10:07:36 AM, by MGVJUBB

    This weekend, my mother-in-law, whose personality is a... Read more

  • Things I Miss About California

    10/19/2015 2:04:43 PM, by MGVJUBB

    We lived in Bakersfield, CA for 3.5 years. I started running there and really began my family and my fitness journey there. California was good t... Read more

  • Walk with my Boys

    10/18/2015 9:20:08 PM, by MGVJUBB

    Tonight we went walking with our boys and our big doofus dog. I definitely go slower when I'm trying to watch the 3 year old and keep him out of ... Read more

  • Ode to Sudafed

    10/17/2015 10:41:29 AM, by MGVJUBB

    I've been down for several days with either nasty allergies or a sinus infection. It hasn't been fun. My left sinus feels like someone punched it... Read more

  • making yourself a priority (it's not easy!)

    9/11/2015 8:17:04 PM, by SARAANN73

    I'm still making wonderful progress on weight loss, and--more importantly--on my permanent shift to a healthier lifestyle. It's been going so smo... Read more

  • Rewards start long before goal is reached

    9/2/2015 9:30:52 AM, by SARAANN73

    Today I am celebrating 25 pounds lost--a fun milestone number (and one that's taken an extra long number of weeks to reach -- I haven't had a los... Read more

  • Saying "I love you" before it's too late

    9/1/2015 10:07:45 PM, by MARJORIEWRIGHT

    I lost a wonderful lady in my life a week ago. My grandmother passed away last Tuesday while my Aunt (her daughter) and I were on our way out to ... Read more

  • A New Push

    9/1/2015 3:52:05 PM, by SARAANN73

    I joined the "Plateau Buster" challenge on Spark, and 1 week in, I'm realizing that I'm less plateau-ing than I am letting things get loosey-goos... Read more

  • Ufda. Camping Carbs.

    8/24/2015 10:25:32 AM, by SARAANN73

    Yipes. So I overdid it a little this weekend, camping with friends. The meals were bigger than I would normally eat, especially breakfast. (Campf... Read more

  • Potluck Peril this weekend

    8/15/2015 9:40:47 AM, by SARAANN73

    I am realizing (a little belatedly perhaps) that this is a challenging weekend overall. Dinner party last night (I hosted); potluck for my husban... Read more

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