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  • So, tired...

    1/17/2017 7:54:38 PM, by HLANIER4

    It's so rough when my hubby keeps me up with his snoring. I feel like I move through the motions of the day. So, today I was so tired that I was... Read more

  • Day 17 - How would I know if I were healthy and fit?

    1/17/2017 4:58:40 PM, by STELABELA61

    January is moving along at a fast pace. It's so easy to revert back to my old ways - but I haven't. My alarm continues to ring at 5 am and I dr... Read more

  • Yet another bust

    1/16/2017 5:26:07 PM, by PAISLEYOWL140

    Yesterday we started the housework late so when 11 came around we stayed up and finished up some more work. 1am pops up and we arent sleepy, bar... Read more

  • "Remember who the enemy is..."

    1/16/2017 9:51:02 AM, by HLANIER4

    I was watching "Hunger Games " last night and this morning. They said this to Katniss a few times in the movie and it had me thinking. Who is t... Read more

  • The day Before

    1/15/2017 5:21:15 PM, by PAISLEYOWL140

    Tomorrow I start my challenge. Im excited but I already have a feeling I wont be getting to bed around 9 like I wanted but more like 11. Me... Read more

  • Still going at it..

    1/14/2017 7:51:55 PM, by HLANIER4

    Today is the 13th day of my fast and God has blessed me in healthy ways I didn't expect. I decided to continue to track my calories, even though... Read more

  • Jan 16 thru Feb 14 challenge

    1/14/2017 12:02:30 PM, by PAISLEYOWL140

    Yesterday I wrote up a challenge that should.. well challenge me. It starts out with 20 second plank, 3 exercises for cardio starting at 15 reps... Read more

  • Fitness Challenges

    1/13/2017 1:15:46 PM, by PAISLEYOWL140

    I pinned a lot of different challenges on pinterest. Yesterday I looked them over and set them up in groups to do every 30 days, 3 to 4 challeng... Read more

  • I didn't have surgery

    1/12/2017 6:10:31 AM, by HLANIER4

    I went to my yearly, female exam yesterday. The doctor comes in and is talking to me about my weight loss and keeps mentioning surgery. I finall... Read more

  • Let's do this!

    1/9/2017 5:59:56 AM, by HLANIER4

    My motivation is spotty when it comes to exercise, energy to exercise and time to exercise, but all comes down to motivation. I am doing the Dan... Read more

  • Week 1 - A bust

    1/8/2017 4:46:22 PM, by PAISLEYOWL140

    The snow kept me from heading to the gym along with the fact that I share a car with my aunt. Its hers so its her rules. The other thing is... Read more

  • Day 8 - Welcome to Stage 2

    1/8/2017 10:06:58 AM, by STELABELA61

    Today I begin Stage 2 of SparkCoach - Healthy Diet Habits This stage is where I get off the couch and into the game. Everything I need to k... Read more

  • Day 4 and 5:

    1/5/2017 6:27:15 AM, by STELABELA61

    I'm combining yesterday and today's SparkCoach. Today's visualization is seeing myself reaching my ultimate fitness goal and how does it fee... Read more

  • Day 3 DF

    1/4/2017 5:54:54 AM, by HLANIER4

    Today is my 3rd day of the Daniel's Fast. It's rough at times when those around you aren't doing it, so they aren't subject to not eating. I am... Read more

  • Day 3 - Motivation

    1/3/2017 10:56:15 AM, by STELABELA61

    Today, Chris shared two motivational tips: positive self-talk and motivational moments Pep Talk: giving myself a pep talk by saying "I can ... Read more

  • Day 2:DF

    1/3/2017 6:26:02 AM, by HLANIER4

    So, I was a little curious this year, so I tracked my calories yesterday and today for the Daniel's Fast. I didn't realize how low they are duri... Read more

  • Daily Visualization Day #2 Exercising

    1/2/2017 2:56:57 PM, by STELABELA61

    Today's SparkCoach task is to visualize getting up and exercising first thing in the morning instead of sleeping in. When I used to exerci... Read more

  • 2017

    1/2/2017 12:48:09 PM, by PAISLEYOWL140

    This year is the year to get things done! Each month me and my aunt sit down and write up a list of things that HAS to get done. So much ha... Read more

  • Today is the day.

    1/2/2017 9:06:54 AM, by HLANIER4

    It's that time of the year, again. Today, I begin the... Read more

  • Welcome to my 2017 Journey

    1/1/2017 10:56:20 AM, by STELABELA61

    January 1, 2017 - wow, it's finally here. I couldn't wait to end 2016 and begin a new 2017. I know all of my problems won't magically disappear... Read more

  • Good bye 2016!

    12/31/2016 11:57:26 PM, by PAISLEYOWL140

    This year just flat out sucked. I called it cursed back in April. My grandma came sooooooo close to death. We got her to the ER just in time. ... Read more

  • Trying to be...

    12/30/2016 6:10:08 AM, by HLANIER4

    Positive when I'm exhausted from a lack of sleep. I'm trying to stay positive after I bombed the holidays. How am I supposed to maintain a healt... Read more

  • Ready for a change

    12/28/2016 11:21:54 PM, by ROSENESS63

    Well, last week went to the doctors for a sinus and ear infection and was shocked when I got on the scale...304 pounds! I wanted to cry. Never ha... Read more

  • Snoring is the norm

    12/22/2016 6:12:00 AM, by HLANIER4

    Ok, so I hate to complain, but my husband is killing me with his snoring. I keep trying to get him to have a real conversation with his doctor, ... Read more

  • Social Anxiety

    12/21/2016 9:21:03 AM, by HLANIER4

    So, as I'm writing this I'm worrying over a hike I'm going on in a bit. Do I have the correct clothes, because my hiking capris are now too big, ... Read more

  • Removing Negativity from my Life

    12/20/2016 1:11:28 PM, by STELABELA61

    Today's SparkCoach asks what could I accomplish without the negativity in my life. I gave myself some to think about this. It definitely would ... Read more

  • Dark nights

    12/18/2016 7:49:23 PM, by HLANIER4

    It's so dark outside. It's hard to want to do anything other than watch television. I hope to find motivation soon through the darkness. It de... Read more

  • It's Friday!

    12/16/2016 6:10:54 AM, by HLANIER4

    Off for 2.5 weeks after today. Rest needed. I love teaching, but sometimes the rest is needed. Spark on!... Read more

  • Day off?

    12/14/2016 7:25:34 PM, by HLANIER4

    Well, is it a day off when you stay busy part/most of the day? Long work out, lunch date, and lots of baking. Can't wait for Winter Break. Maybe... Read more

  • Tired of being sleepy

    12/13/2016 5:41:34 AM, by HLANIER4

    Yucky! I haven't slept that well in the last couple of days. I'm exhausted during the day, but can't seem to stay asleep during the night even w... Read more

  • Family Motivation

    12/12/2016 10:23:18 AM, by PAISLEYOWL140

    My cousin is now a certified personal trainer. But she lives in Florida :( I am very happy for her because she is doing something she loves. I... Read more

  • Busy December

    12/9/2016 5:35:44 PM, by PAISLEYOWL140

    My cold is finally 100% gone. The rest of this month though is going to be crazy. Today Im making sugar cookies and brownies for the family coo... Read more

  • Stress continues

    12/7/2016 6:16:44 AM, by HLANIER4

    I have a stressful week, but I'm taking it one day at a time. J/k. Who am I kidding? Not myself, though I am trying. It doesn't help that I can... Read more

  • Trying

    12/5/2016 5:49:32 AM, by HLANIER4

    It's getting to be harder to stay motivated with everything going on, as well as how well I am sabotaging myself. Good thing I had a conversation... Read more

  • Christmas Music

    12/1/2016 5:46:28 AM, by HLANIER4

    Let the Christmas music begin. I refused to listen to until Dec. 1st this year, so that hopefully I will not become burned out on it by Christmas... Read more

  • Busy again

    11/30/2016 5:39:27 AM, by HLANIER4

    So, once again I have made lots and lots of plans for this week. Uh, oh. I can already feel the stress seeping up on me, then my son informed me ... Read more

  • Getting closer to feeling 100% better

    11/28/2016 11:05:49 AM, by PAISLEYOWL140

    I think I am finally starting to feel better. I always get sick around this time of year and it always last at least 3 to 4 weeks. I hate it. ... Read more

  • Busy week

    11/27/2016 9:21:40 AM, by HLANIER4

    As I head back to work, I am a little overwhelmed by everything I have planned this week. I am trying to take stress by the horn and prep for the... Read more

  • Good morning!

    11/24/2016 6:31:44 AM, by HLANIER4

    Happy Thanksgiving everyone! It's going to be a good day, especially when I see my family later. I hope you all have a great and blessed day!... Read more

  • My buddy

    11/23/2016 8:40:15 PM, by HLANIER4

    Well, I was able to test out the light up beanie last... Read more

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