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  • A pleasant surprise to start the day!

    9/18/2014 7:37:29 PM, by ACRAIG921

    I had another week of not wanting to throw the scale out the window!! I lost 0.7 lbs. I view every loss, even if it's small, as a victory. Eve... Read more

  • Facing the Truth

    9/16/2014 9:48:08 AM, by JENNIEQKA

    The last time I wrote a blog, I was seriously considering a weight-loss surgery. I even went to their introductory session prepared with all sort... Read more

  • Tracking

    9/15/2014 9:11:10 PM, by AFEIOCK1

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  • Rough week, but getting through

    9/15/2014 8:51:42 PM, by CATHIEA1

    I admit it: I am a stress eater. I tend to turn to food when I have stressful things going on. I'm a single parent of a "High Ability" 12 year... Read more

  • Neon Dash 5k fast approaching!

    9/15/2014 5:06:25 PM, by BECKY3126

    So I entered a 5k race with my mom just so we would have a goal to work toward and it is this Saturday. We will be running the Neon Dash 5k and i... Read more

  • Joined the gym

    9/15/2014 1:12:39 PM, by MISTY1127

    So ok- don't think I'm crazy, but I decided today to bite the bullet and join the gym. I really don't like working out in public- I don't feel c... Read more

  • All smiles

    9/14/2014 10:26:29 PM, by FOUTZIOUS

    Just got back from my retreat, about 2 hours ago. Man.... I'm tired. But I feel SO GOOD. I had forgotten how big that hill was, and how much walk... Read more

  • Taking it one day at a time

    9/14/2014 2:36:46 PM, by ACRAIG921

    It's been quite a week. As you may know, my grandma passed away last week. It's been hard, but she is no longer suffering and that makes me fee... Read more

  • Jog of a lifetime

    9/13/2014 12:03:03 PM, by LFANIEL

    Today makes six months that I restarted my journey to become a healthier me. It has not been easy nor has it been without any setbacks or slipups... Read more

  • Good Workout Last Night

    9/13/2014 2:43:13 AM, by EDLEAR

    I had a great workout last night. Been so busy these last three weeks that I haven't gotten in my 3x/weekly strength sessions, and perhaps the... Read more

  • The only thing in my way is ME

    9/11/2014 3:38:06 PM, by BECKY3126

    Hmmmm.... I don't really even know where to start. I haven't been on the site in almost a year and I am not really even sure why. I think I mov... Read more

  • It must be the cinnamon

    9/10/2014 8:10:42 PM, by 2PB4JSNM

    So I've gained weight despite maintaining a fairly active lifestyle this past year or so. Seriously I've maintained an active lifestyle but....... Read more

  • A bump in the road

    9/9/2014 6:02:53 PM, by FOUTZIOUS

    I went to the emergency room last night. It was the first time I'd ever been to a hospital as the patient. I've visited relatives, friends. I've ... Read more

  • Yesterday was a very hard day :(

    9/7/2014 2:18:09 PM, by ACRAIG921

    I am very sad today. This week has been really hard on me. As I have mentioned in my blog a few weeks ago, my 92 year-old grandma has been sick... Read more

  • This and that

    9/7/2014 12:45:37 PM, by PAISLEYOWL140

    No shock here but I havent started on anything. I want to work on my cards but Ive been busy with either housework or watching my little cousin.... Read more

  • Crowning a fabulous "first" week

    9/6/2014 11:21:35 PM, by CATHIEA1

    I was confident in my choices this week and stayed within my nutritional goals and exercising a bit. After years of physical inactivity due to m... Read more

  • My First Long Run

    9/6/2014 10:20:26 PM, by STELABELA61

    I did it! My first long run - and at night! I completed 3 miles in just under 1 hour. It was hot and humid but I did it. It feels great.... Read more

  • first post: things I love

    9/5/2014 5:58:45 PM, by KRISTINMOHNEY

    I can say that I love my calves. No matter how much I weigh, they didn't get fat.... Read more

  • All the news is good news

    9/5/2014 5:53:42 PM, by FOUTZIOUS

    It's been about 6 months. I know. And nobody has any right to call me out for not being here. It's my story. From January to the end of Aug... Read more

  • Why is it so hard to stay on track?

    9/5/2014 12:47:47 PM, by TALVARADO6

    I feel like I go on and off Sparkpeople so often, sometimes I'm not really sure why I keep trying. It's so aggravating. I think some of it is I... Read more

  • Evening Walk

    9/4/2014 10:39:24 PM, by STELABELA61

    Had a few friends over for dinner (unexpected); however, I still went for my evening walk and completed another day of 10,000 steps. It felt gre... Read more

  • Back at it- going strong!

    9/4/2014 7:55:59 PM, by MISTY1127

    I had a meeting with my diet coach earlier this week... needless to say- he wasn't happy with me. I ate out for every meal from Thursday to Mon... Read more

  • Loss of a friend

    9/3/2014 1:15:18 PM, by DIBANANA

    Last night I lost a wonderful friend. She was an inspiration to everyone. Her faith in God was evident daily and she lived life to the fullest.... Read more

  • September Goals

    9/2/2014 10:15:42 PM, by STELABELA61

    Here I go again . . . starting again. I wish I could just stick with it and be done with it. So, once again, I start. Here I go . . . my Septe... Read more

  • Renewed commitment to living a healthy lifestyle

    9/2/2014 6:11:12 PM, by CATHIEA1

    It's been exactly one year ago today that I had my first hip replacement surgery. An undiagnosed birth defect left me virtually unable to walk. ... Read more

  • Head in the sand

    9/2/2014 8:50:07 AM, by DIBANANA

    I've made excuses and put my head in the sand for too long. Today I will do what I did when I first found SP. I will drink my water, be more ac... Read more

  • Glad to start a new week!

    8/31/2014 9:03:16 PM, by ACRAIG921

    I'm feeling much better today, thank goodness. I guess my allergies really weren't after all. By Friday, I was done for. After a restful day a... Read more

  • Struggling

    8/29/2014 5:09:49 PM, by MISTY1127

    I have been struggling the past few days. I have eaten out a couple of times, slacked on my exercise, and just don't feel like I am making progr... Read more

  • Today started off pretty good!!

    8/28/2014 1:38:19 PM, by ACRAIG921

    Yay, the scale is still moving in the right direction!! I lost 2 lbs this week!! I'm so happy about this. Definitely a good start to the day. ... Read more

  • Getting my foot checked out today

    8/28/2014 10:54:42 AM, by LOVETOBLADE

    The top of my left foot has been hurting me like crazy since I started getting into an exercise regimen about a month and 1/2 ago. I'm finally ... Read more

  • Life Event knocked me down

    8/27/2014 7:22:14 PM, by LIGNSS

    OK, so that's not true. The major life event made me angry and bitter so I threw in the towel. For 3 weeks and 2 days. I gained back some weight ... Read more

  • Week 1 Done!!!

    8/24/2014 9:46:18 PM, by MISTY1127

    I have completed my first week's new exercise routine. I weighed myself today just to check in and see how I was doing- I didn't loose anything.... Read more

  • Sunday August 24

    8/24/2014 1:37:01 PM, by ACRAIG921

    It's been a busy week and I'm facing another busy one this week as I go back to school. I'm excited, nervous and a little sad to be going b... Read more

  • My shopping experience!

    8/22/2014 9:48:59 PM, by ACRAIG921

    I had to do some clothes shopping tonight because I needed clothes for my clinical rotation for school. I'm doing my psych rotation first and we... Read more

  • Old People At The Gym

    8/21/2014 7:34:44 AM, by EDLEAR

    Yeah, there are old people at my gym. Imagine my surprise when I realized that the old people at the gym are us! The big guy and I work out at... Read more

  • Do I exercise too much???

    8/20/2014 11:11:47 PM, by MISTY1127

    I never in my life thought I would ask this question.... Do I exercise too much???!! So for the last few weeks, I have been on track with my di... Read more

  • OMG!! My teenager let me in her room!!

    8/20/2014 1:06:44 PM, by ACRAIG921

    Something strange happened in my house last night, my daughter actually let me in her room, and for more than 5 minutes. Those of you who have t... Read more

  • Happy Monday

    8/18/2014 10:31:20 PM, by MISTY1127

    Today is just an overall good day- and trust me, I don't normally say that on a Monday . Today was my daughters first day of kinder... Read more

  • Another busy week and some goals for the week

    8/17/2014 2:13:21 PM, by ACRAIG921

    This week is my last full week off before I go back to school. I'm kinda sad because it's my last week, but I'm also excited because it's my las... Read more

  • Happy Birthday!

    8/15/2014 11:16:46 PM, by MISTY1127

    So today is my 36th birthday. I decided that I was on track most of the day, but I was going to go out to dinner to celebrate. We... Read more

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