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  • monday

    1/23/2017 6:51:01 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning. hope everybody had a good weekend. we are unseasonably warm here and took advantage of it by cleaning the henhouses. all the lit... Read more

  • 3 Days At A Time...

    1/23/2017 3:07:58 AM, by STEPH-KNEE

    I know the classic phrase is 1 day at a time, but I have been doing things 3 days at a time. Basically we all know to lose 1 pound of fat we need... Read more

  • Week 3 - Back in the saddle & The Best Diet!

    1/19/2017 6:48:48 PM, by SWEET_CAROLYN

    As hard as week 2 was, week 3 I felt was a much bigger success. I logged all my food into MyFitnessPal (okay, so I left off the dinner last night... Read more

  • Here I go again!

    1/19/2017 12:43:31 PM, by DEEYOUCANDOIT

    Well its been 5.5 years since I had gastric bypass surgery! I was originally 372 pounds, got down to 165 through a combination of using Alli, ga... Read more

  • thursday

    1/19/2017 5:51:25 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning! first of all, if you haven't read karen's (livedaily) blog on perseverance and consistency--i recommend it. karen doesn't blog a ... Read more

  • Finally Connected!

    1/19/2017 12:16:43 AM, by KIRBY1999

    I finally reconnected my Viviofit to my new phone, and connected it to SparkPeople. Not sure if there is a delay or not with updating through th... Read more

  • wednesday

    1/18/2017 8:08:25 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning! here's hoping today will be a better day. it started off fine--i was busy all day, but around noon when i went down to throw clay... Read more

  • Tracking water

    1/17/2017 3:12:15 PM, by ZEAJIN

    I had been looking for a water app so I know how much I really should be drinking, and I finally found one. It's saying I should be drinking 138 ... Read more

  • tuesday

    1/17/2017 9:23:30 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning! yesterday was gloomy, wet and generally UGH. rob had the day off and we did a few putzy chores around the house and went out to l... Read more

  • Rough Road....

    1/17/2017 4:47:02 AM, by STEPH-KNEE

    This is today's instagram post... Sparky and I... Read more

  • Monday Check-In - Getting back to normal

    1/16/2017 4:33:36 PM, by SWEET_CAROLYN

    It is amazing how much my body craves gym time. I've been out of commission because of either the weather or being monstrously sick with the... Read more

  • pics of pots

    1/16/2017 2:41:36 PM, by CLUMBOY

    hi all--just thought i would post some pics of my current crop of pots. i have been working on a carving technique that is sort of like inlay bu... Read more

  • Thankful....

    1/15/2017 9:22:57 PM, by STEPH-KNEE

    This is just my instagram post, not a full blog or anything. ;) Do you instagram? Let me know, I have been on a big instagram kick lately and wou... Read more

  • Exercising, worrying, eating healthy...

    1/14/2017 3:26:47 PM, by LOIDAEG

    I decided to jump back in and start exercising yesterday. What happened was, I had been calling a few times now to see what the status of my memb... Read more

  • Week 2 - Okay, so that was not expected

    1/13/2017 2:41:11 PM, by SWEET_CAROLYN

    Just last week, I was talking about some of the things I wanted to accomplish this year - mostly to get back into regular workouts at the gym, ma... Read more

  • Essure Birth Control -My scary story/rant

    1/13/2017 12:09:56 PM, by ALILOFF71

    I honestly never wanted children and all of mine were conceived while on some method of birth control. So as soon as my insurance would pay for a... Read more

  • friday--sore back, more clay

    1/13/2017 8:11:26 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning! nursing a sore back this morning--fairly certain i overused some muscles on the total gym. i have pain in my lats and upper back-... Read more

  • a thunderstorm--in january--REALLY????

    1/12/2017 7:13:20 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning! yes there is lightning and thunder outside. in northern indiana. in january. i guess i'm glad it's not snow--but i like snow... Read more

  • Long time...

    1/11/2017 9:38:57 PM, by BEGONJAE

    It's been a long time. I've lost a lot of weight and gained some back. I'm going to try and lose some more again. I only did 7,861 steps today bu... Read more

  • Giving up different foods

    1/11/2017 8:48:31 PM, by ZEAJIN

    People have been kinda vocal with me going mostly paleo and I don't understand why. These people are on a similar path, meaning we are all trying... Read more

  • Week 2 Weigh-in

    1/11/2017 8:59:23 AM, by KIRBY1999

    Down another 4.4! Whoop, whoop! It's very exciting especially since I felt bloated from drinking so much water.... Read more

  • Not time to throw your hands in the air

    1/10/2017 11:53:33 PM, by KATIEWILL5

    January 10 I made myself a bunch of healthy veggies today Still not getting my walk in every day but I am going more often I have often felt ... Read more

  • Being body positive was the worst thing that happened to me.

    1/10/2017 10:19:01 PM, by ZEAJIN

    When the eff your beauty standards was kicking off I ran with it. I didn't worry about how I looked to other people. I felt like I shouldn't chan... Read more

  • GoNoodle

    1/10/2017 7:10:49 PM, by KIRBY1999

    I'm committed to doing these brain breaks with my students. I always tell them if I can do it, you can too! What I'm really thinking is if my f... Read more

  • Water Woes

    1/10/2017 7:02:40 PM, by KIRBY1999

    I'm not for certain, but I think drinking so much water is making me feel bloated. I've lost 2.8 lbs at the last weigh-in, but I just feel ugh..... Read more

  • 6 YEARS LATER---I am flipping insane and still FAT!

    1/10/2017 2:59:26 PM, by MY9STONEJOURNEY

    2017 WOW!! So I am sitting at desk trying to decide what kind of cake to order, no occasion just wanted cake lol, and I come back to my spark pag... Read more

  • tuesday

    1/10/2017 8:12:59 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning. busy day yesterday--vet for laser appt., grocery store, pottery carving, a little reading. today is a quiet day so will be a pott... Read more

  • monday--book recommendation

    1/9/2017 7:35:31 AM, by CLUMBOY

    hi everybody. wanted to pass along a book title i am reading now--i actually came across the book on the spark website someplace. "Why We Ove... Read more

  • Full of excuses

    1/8/2017 8:03:16 PM, by ZEAJIN

    So I've been trying to lose weight for awhile now. I started December 2016 with a mostly paleo diet. I'm not 100% paleo and have no plans to stay... Read more

  • Whoop whoop, added 5 min!

    1/7/2017 11:49:24 AM, by KIRBY1999

    Added 5 minutes to my exercise on the bike today. Trying to not hurt my knee anymore than it is. I've got 10 more minutes to do today (somethin... Read more

  • friday ruminations

    1/6/2017 8:03:10 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning. since it's january and time to make decisions about the course 2017 will take, i find myself thinking about different things. do ... Read more

  • thursday--the new (old) clay

    1/5/2017 3:42:42 PM, by CLUMBOY

    hi everyone! posting late today--the morning got away from me. spent a fair amount of time at the kitchen store talking to phyllis. she wants ... Read more

  • Week 1 - Happy New Year!

    1/5/2017 2:42:05 PM, by SWEET_CAROLYN

    Happy New Year my fellow Sparkers! I'm glad to see you all in the new year! New Year's is here with us and it's that time of the year to get... Read more

  • Well, so much for new goals for the year :-)

    1/4/2017 1:52:20 PM, by LOIDAEG

    Well, looks like my focus for this year has changed, once again. A few weeks ago I promised myself to change my focus in 2017. After the lo... Read more

  • wednesday--little catchup

    1/4/2017 7:39:50 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning! thought i would give a little catchup on what's been going on around here--i've been gone so long i'm not sure where to start. s... Read more

  • Progress

    1/4/2017 7:11:42 AM, by KIRBY1999

    I'm so glad to see a little progress this morning. Down 1.2 lbs since Saturday. Today starts our official Weigh-in Wednesdays. Back to work to... Read more

  • New Year - another new start

    1/3/2017 7:15:44 PM, by YOGASPIN

    It's funny how a new year starting can fill you with so much hope and motivation that this... THIS is the year things will get done. The long lis... Read more

  • quick words

    1/3/2017 7:20:37 AM, by CLUMBOY

    good morning! back at it for 2017. currently doing a 19 day challenge on the total gym and liking it a lot. recovering from a gut bug and figu... Read more

  • January 2

    1/2/2017 9:23:38 PM, by SISYPHUS_CLIMBS

    Played video games this morning while my husband and daughter were out, but I made myself a deal that I could play until noon if I took the dog f... Read more

  • Water worries

    1/2/2017 4:56:14 PM, by KIRBY1999

    We'll today I successfully drank 6 glasses of water before lunch. I've spent most of the afternoon running to the bathroom! I know this will no... Read more

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