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  • Before the race

    4/30/2016 6:18:50 AM, by WINACHST

    Race starts in 3 1/2 hours and I am having my coffee. I cannot start my day without coffee. I had a restless night and woke up before the alarm. ... Read more

  • Progress and Fighting

    4/29/2016 6:51:11 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    More progress has been made on the exercise room. The Total Gym is in. Two mirrors are up. And we put up a white board to track goals and prog... Read more

  • in transit...

    4/28/2016 12:07:31 PM, by SWEDE_SU

    phew! the great thing about traveling is a) you can't work and b) you have no household responsibilities. at least, when you are sitting in a pla... Read more

  • Weight is coming off

    4/28/2016 11:46:15 AM, by JUNESHOPE

    The weight is coming off and I couldn't be more happy about it. It's only been 1 & 1/2 weeks, and I'm down 8 lbs already. My blood... Read more

  • New Focus

    4/28/2016 7:49:20 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    I think my SP friends are right. I need to focus on NSV's. The scale is currently very discouraging. Every day, it says the same or some varia... Read more

  • Been awhile

    4/27/2016 7:41:12 PM, by WINACHST

    Wow! It has been quite some time since I logged onto Spark People. We no longer have internet service where we live, so my access is very limited... Read more

  • Our Community Garden

    4/27/2016 9:04:31 AM, by WELLBEING67

    Gardening is a great way to add exercise, fresh air and fresh vegetables to your life. Our backyard is very shady (thank you lovely trees) so we ... Read more

  • Working the Plan

    4/27/2016 7:54:29 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    I did not exercise last night. I gave myself the night off. I went to bed early. The sleep felt SO good! I feel better this morning...not so ... Read more

  • Lots of Changes!

    4/26/2016 7:20:25 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Exercise room is almost done. We got carpet laid...a really flap nap...and hung the tv...and have the treadmill in and operational. DH was work... Read more

  • breathing...

    4/25/2016 7:37:29 AM, by SWEDE_SU

    ah.... can't believe it. somehow i have gotten to *this* point - the one where i can breathe. after a final push last week, and doubling down on ... Read more

  • Bucket of Happiness! Fill-er-up!

    4/24/2016 7:49:35 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Today, was a party on the scale! 217.8! I skipped 219 and 218...went straight from 220.4 to 217.8...okay! Yay! Party! That was a fun surpris... Read more

  • Asking for money - MS walk

    4/23/2016 1:56:42 PM, by SUNSHINEYSHARON

    Hey Guys, Tomorrow morning I am doing the MS walk with this beautiful girl! Her name is Pam, we've known each other since 2011. She's a very ca... Read more

  • I'm Getting It!

    4/23/2016 7:42:23 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    I made it through Day 2 of eating in range and recording everything and standing at my desk. Yes! I am continuing to self-monitor to see where ... Read more

  • I finally get it!

    4/22/2016 1:37:52 PM, by JUNESHOPE

    Finally learning just how important fiber is. It's now one of the first things I look at before I buy ... Read more

  • A Hike in the Park

    4/22/2016 11:16:58 AM, by WELLBEING67

    At the invitation of a fellow Sparker, I walked on a wooded trail and photographed the hike. The park is less than 3 miles from our house and is ... Read more

  • Monthly Check In

    4/22/2016 10:00:34 AM, by PRACTICINGPEACE

    One month ago I decided to return to Spark People. The week prior I had visited my doctor and faced the reality that I was 50 lbs overweight. The... Read more

  • The Dopamine Trigger

    4/22/2016 6:49:26 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    I did make it all the way through the day...eating in range and recording everything and standing at my standing desk. I had the goal of standin... Read more

  • Spinning My Wheels

    4/21/2016 7:14:39 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Hmmm...I'm spinning my wheels. Since I got back from vaca, I have bounced back and forth between 218 and 220...mostly now staying a... Read more

  • Still enjoying it.

    4/20/2016 11:53:54 AM, by JUNESHOPE

    I been watching a ton of documentary's about food and health. I can honestly say that I feel completely comfortable with being flex... Read more

  • Following the Bread Crumbs

    4/20/2016 7:26:33 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Yesterday's class went fine. The role playing was not-so-bad. One lady in our group was really nice and knowledgeable and took the lead and hel... Read more

  • Decluttering, day 4, with before/after pics

    4/20/2016 12:22:53 AM, by SERENE-AGAIN

    Not much to talk about here. I did the bathroom, which I thought would take just a couple of minutes, but took the whole 10 because once things w... Read more

  • Some Small Victories

    4/19/2016 11:41:43 AM, by CANADA-DISCO19

    I've been counting calories now for almost a week, and I'm actually kind of liking it! This time, I'm doing things a bit differently. Instead of ... Read more

  • 350 day login streak! almost there...

    4/19/2016 7:21:56 AM, by SWEDE_SU

    last year, somehow i messed up right about when i was supposed to hit 365 days. it probably came while i was in transit to a conference in sweden... Read more

  • Class & Exhaustion Trigger

    4/19/2016 6:49:31 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    Today, I have to go to Cincinnati for a make-up class. In the winter, I took a Leadership Course through my employer...but was sick and missed o... Read more

  • Decluttering challenge, day 3, with before/after pics

    4/19/2016 12:28:22 AM, by SERENE-AGAIN

    Today wasn't a bad day, but it was hot and I was cranky, and I didn't end up being able to talk myself into exercising, so I've broken my streak.... Read more

  • Before and after tracking

    4/18/2016 11:04:13 PM, by SERENE-AGAIN

    Before tracking: * Hot, stressful day * Tired and a little cranky * Done eating, not hungry, still a little cranky * Eat more! Wh... Read more

  • growing better, not growing old

    4/18/2016 8:04:27 AM, by SWEDE_SU

    i hope this works - i saw this video from AARP in which millennials were asked to define "old" - one said 50s was old! most said 60s and 70s. the... Read more

  • Mindfulness

    4/18/2016 7:51:27 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    I spent my weekend watching little GD's. Mom and dad worked all weekend and their other G-ma is out of town...so I was "on." We did fine. Satu... Read more

  • 6th Try -- The Final Straw

    4/18/2016 2:12:19 AM, by ELYSIAN_DREAMS

    Well, I guess I didn't take the 5th try very seriously. So, to recap, I was 216.0 on 10/7/15. That was about as close to progress as I've co... Read more

  • Decluttering challenge, day 2, with before/after photos

    4/17/2016 7:08:36 PM, by SERENE-AGAIN

    Today, my challenge has us decluttering the flat surfaces in the kitchen. Fortunately for me, James keeps the house pretty clean, and the kitchen... Read more

  • Week 7 update

    4/17/2016 1:38:09 PM, by SERENE-AGAIN

    Really good week this week, except I was a bit sidelined from exercise because walking is my favorite exercise and my ankle still hurts. But I'm ... Read more

  • what a week!

    4/17/2016 10:23:18 AM, by SWEDE_SU

    what a week indeed. last saturday, DD arrived with DSIL for a last minute planned break. DD (and i) worked the whole time, but we took off for ad... Read more

  • Decluttering challenge, day 1, with before/after photos

    4/16/2016 5:19:34 PM, by SERENE-AGAIN

    The bad thing about living in a tiny home is that it only takes a few minutes to mess up the space. The good thing about living in a tiny home is... Read more

  • 2016 BFL CHALLENGE ~ End Wk #15 ~ THE END

    4/16/2016 11:30:00 AM, by SMILES4383

    Well, I must say that I've had more successful challenges. The plan was good...it was my spirit that was 'off'. While there were events th... Read more

  • Play Time!

    4/15/2016 7:46:16 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    I'm still dancing with Mr. 219 on the scale...so ready for Mr. 218 to tap in! I'm also still coughing...not as bad as before...but that cough is... Read more

  • Fast Week!

    4/14/2016 6:40:10 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    I'm still working to get Mr. 219 into the "Done" pile. He showed up again this morning on my scale. I will keep piling one day on top of anothe... Read more

  • Flexi-Vegan

    4/13/2016 11:24:23 AM, by JUNESHOPE

    There may be an actual word for it, I don't know.. but I am eliminating all animal based dairy products and red meat, and eating fish... Read more

  • Counting Calories? :(

    4/13/2016 11:10:52 AM, by CANADA-DISCO19

    I used to count calories. In fact, I can remember counting when I was 14. I was very uninformed then and would try to limit myself to 600-800 cal... Read more

  • Motivated

    4/13/2016 8:11:32 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    This morning, I watched an Extreme Weight Loss episode...so inspiring. There is a lot of work that goes into losing the weight...physical work a... Read more

  • 10 days...

    4/13/2016 7:21:31 AM, by SWEDE_SU

    that's how much time has passed since my last blog. that's what happens when you break a streak. and what else happens? you get sloppy... Read more

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