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  • Take It to the Limit

    3/31/2015 5:06:13 AM, by FEEDTHEHUNGER

    As I reflect on the lessons I’ve learned over the years while attempting to lose weight, no idea seems more compelling to me than the idea of establishing and maintaining limits or boundaries. Here is a brief review of the difference I’ve seen over the past few years: My Past Behavior: ... Read more

  • Perfect food day

    3/31/2015 2:59:34 AM, by KGWINDER

    Having a perfect food day is hard to do on CR - this is where without vitamins your nutrition tracks out to proper levels in all areas. It was a busy day and dodged with healthy choices a fast food trip (just got the patty) and another lunch out (steamed vegetables and chicken). I got all I need f... Read more

  • Blog 3 - Goal for the next Month - Time Management Skills

    3/31/2015 2:19:33 AM, by IMOFF2DLOONYBIN

    On Sunday I went to the local botanical gardens with my niece. We walked around for about an hour. Lots of fun and exercise! Woo hoo! So I've realized lately my time management skills have kind of sucked. I keep not getting everything done that I need to, but it's not like my schedule is ... Read more

  • Bunsen Burner Day

    3/31/2015 2:09:20 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Bunsen Burner Day When : Always March 31st Bunsen Burner Day celebrates the birthday of its creator. German chemist Robert Wilhelm Eberhard von Bunsen was born on March 31, 1811. And, you guessed it, von Bunsen created the Bunsen Burner. If you are a high school student, you kno... Read more

  • workout

    3/31/2015 1:31:52 AM, by ILOVEJIM851991

    I know I've had a good workout when I'm tired at the end of the day... Read more

  • 89/365

    3/30/2015 10:43:12 PM, by ERIN8482

    Today was a regular day. Nothing too special. I was higher on the calorie range for some reason but still within goal. Now that I have lost my ring and am starting to wear smaller size clothes it's really altering my perception of how much I've lost. I know I've dropped a significant amount... Read more

  • You Do It To Yourself

    3/30/2015 9:07:34 PM, by KRISTA987

    It's funny how differently people treat you once you've lost weight. For instance, people feel the need to make excuses to me. Almost daily I get to hear why they can't go to the gym, or eat healthy. It's funny because I don't even ask. I'm not judging them, but some reason they feel obligated to ma... Read more

  • Holy Week and Birthday Week

    3/30/2015 7:41:28 PM, by KAMCCLARY

    Holy week and Birthday week all wrapped in one. I share the most sacred of all celebrations this year-the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ and my birthday on the same day. Its a bit humbling. I think of all His goodness and everything that God has blessed me with. satan wants to trick me i... Read more

  • Monday...

    3/30/2015 5:53:46 PM, by ROX525 I am going to go try those Spanx stockings on and see what I think of them. Hopefully they don't choke the living life out of me and will be fine to wear under my dress Saturday for the wedding...Fingers crossed...... Read more

  • Day 47 - Down Down Down

    3/30/2015 5:07:13 PM, by K8TERTOTS

    Lost more! I was down another # this morning, I tracked it on Sparkpeople even though today isn't my official weigh in day because it makes me happy. Yesterday I killed it on cardio day - something like 75 min and 800-something calories, and then matched it today with my leg + Cardio workout so that... Read more

  • Relentless day 89, MI40 Routine, Week 5 Day 3, Quads & Hams

    3/30/2015 4:57:20 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Quad & Ham Workout via Barbell Back Squat. MI40 calls for isolation exercises for the above subject. But there comes a time when you have to change things up. Barbell Back Squats is a compound exercise primarily hits both the Hams & Quads. But; your core, back, traps, delts, ca... Read more

  • Monday

    3/30/2015 4:39:57 PM, by PICKIE98

    I take 300mg gabapentin FOUR times a day. I DO notice if I forget to take a dose too. I get that hot, electric shooting pain in my hands and feet. Ironically, doc said the pain is from my fibro. I think the numbness is neuropathy, but the pain is like he said.. The arthritis pain hs not even bee... Read more

  • Getting started

    3/30/2015 4:09:39 PM, by EAGLEKEEPERZ

    I had been fooling myself. I was living to be what i thought was happy and treating myself for being a good person. Allergies made it tough to enjoy the outdoors without a mask as my asthma was out of control. Exercise also slowed to a 'need to go' basis. Then I had an asthma attack that would not c... Read more

  • I want to ride my bicycle...

    3/30/2015 3:29:44 PM, by KELLIEBELL79

    Bicycle, bicycle! I ordered a new bike rack, since my old one fit my truck and not my car. It arrived Friday and I took my bicycle in to get new tires, bigger tires, tires that won't dump me off if I hit a pebble on the street. I have rode bicycles almost every day. I was borrowing a bike from ... Read more

  • New Goal Setting, New Attitude

    3/30/2015 2:48:57 PM, by APPY-LAURIE

    Last week was a busy week for me. I stated last blog that I was working on setting new goals. I really, really need to. I lied to myself and said I thought I lost some weight on Vacation. I am sure I didn't now that I am trying to get back into work clothes and jeans. I refuse to ... Read more


    3/30/2015 2:37:44 PM, by JLMOULD

    208 I am really trying to make some changes in my life and logging into Sparkpeople for 7 days in a row is a great start! The longer I keep doing this it just keeps me in check. I have really been trying to watch my calories, etc and get out moving. Just changing my intake it already mak... Read more

  • A restart again and again! Will it work this time? Who knows?

    3/30/2015 2:37:11 PM, by SPARKMEIDAREU

    I know I keep talking about falling off the wagon and getting back up again. When will I say enough is enough? Will there ever be an end to making myself accountable or even have will power? This weight loss journey is so hard and I can’t seem to stick with it. It’s a yo-yo routine. I had enough... Read more

  • Day 12

    3/30/2015 2:35:17 PM, by SHEZSPARK

    So breakfast WAS existant today even if it was just picking at strawberries while I made lunch. Still managed it lol. Good healthy meal day today. Found some chicken fillet things that were on offer so bought some of them. Still 4g off my protein though! Might have a google blast at which veg has mo... Read more

  • Stay the same

    3/30/2015 2:05:21 PM, by CONFUSEDBIRD

    This week my new goal is going to WERQ Tuesday and Thursday and lifting right after. Probably need to skip stretching and get right to it. But I feel like it's the only time I have to do it. I went to dinner last week with some friends and my one friend was talking about how cheap this bar charges ... Read more

  • A Perfect Storm

    3/30/2015 12:22:43 PM, by ILOVEMALI

    I know that I've been lazy with my food intake. I haven't been as active as usual because I'm so tired all the time. I've put on some of the weight that I took off before The Boy's Wedding. So, I went to see my doctor and found out that my thyroid levels are crazy low (I have no thyroid, havi... Read more

  • Dare To Be

    3/30/2015 11:48:25 AM, by EDWARDS1411

    Dare to Be When a new day begins, dare to smile gratefully. When there is darkness, dare to be the first to shine a light. When there is injustice, dare to be the first to condemn it. When something seems difficult, dare to do it anyway. When life seems to beat you down, ... Read more

  • What's That Lump in My Dog's Mouth?

    3/30/2015 11:10:58 AM, by LOSER05
    h_20150326... Read more

  • Monday

    3/30/2015 8:55:10 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    my sweet neighbor girl just messaged me and asked if she could come over and make jam..she wants to do blueberry today. She is on school vacation this week so it works good. She provides the berries i do the sugar and the stovetop..and we share the jam!!... Read more

  • Helping MIL refinish bathroom

    3/30/2015 5:41:05 AM, by KGWINDER

    My mother-in-law wants to refinish a 70 year old bathroom. I hired a general contractor to help us and we met with him on Saturday. Spent Saturday and Sunday picking up floor, paint, and surround samples to show her. I knew she like to reward us with a meal so I didn't eat all day so I could save... Read more

  • I am in Control Day

    3/30/2015 1:14:53 AM, by ADKISTLER

    I am in Control Day Date When Celebrated : Always March 30th On March 30, 1981, President Ronald Reagan was wounded in an assassination attempt. Lots of confusion prevailed. In the White House, then Secretary of State Alexander Haig was taken a little out of context when he said "I a... Read more

  • 88/365- weekends off are awesome

    3/29/2015 11:25:50 PM, by ERIN8482

    Last night was a lot of fun. I was really careful to control my portions at the pot luck and stick with healthier choices. I did end up visiting the dessert table and eating a small piece of cake. I did my best calculating calories which is hard when you didn't really make any of the dishes but I... Read more

  • starting today

    3/29/2015 10:35:15 PM, by PROFRLJ2

    I will love my body just as it is.... Read more

  • Relentless day 88, MI40 Routine, Week 5 Day 2, Chest & Biceps/Arm

    3/29/2015 10:00:59 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Chest Workout; Morning Session. Barbell Bench Press; 5 Sets, 44 Reps, 2,908 Lbs Dumbbell 60 Degree Incline Bench Press; 5 Sets, 45 Reps, 035 Lbs per arm Flat Bench Dumbbell Flyes; 5 Sets, 66 Reps, 1,050 Lbs per Arm Cable Pec Flyes; 6 Sets, 119 Reps, 3,730 Lbs. Tot... Read more

  • My latest inspiration

    3/29/2015 9:37:35 PM, by CHESSARIA Read more

  • Relentless day 88, MI40 Routine, Week 5 Day 2, Chest & Biceps/Arm

    3/29/2015 9:32:09 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Chest Routine: morning session. Barbell Bench Press; 5 Sets, 44 Reps, 2,908 Lbs Dumbbell Press 60 Degree Incline; 5 Reps, 45 Sets, 935 Lbs per arm Dumbbell Flyes Flat Bench; 5 Sets, 66 Reps, 1,050 Lbs per arm Cable Pec Flyes; 6 Sets, 119 Reps, 3,730 Lbs Total Ches... Read more

  • Relentless day 88, MI40 Routine, Week 5 Day 2, Chest & Biceps/Arm

    3/29/2015 9:30:25 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Chest Routine: morning session. Barbell Bench Press; 5 Sets, 44 Reps, 2,908 Lbs Dumbbell Press 60 Degree Incline; 5 Reps, 45 Sets, 935 Lbs per arm Dumbbell Flyes Flat Bench; 5 Sets, 66 Reps, 1,050 Lbs per arm Cable Pec Flyes; 6 Sets, 119 Reps, 3,730 Lbs Total Ches... Read more

  • Quick update on the Red Tail Hawks

    3/29/2015 7:25:07 PM, by HICKOK-HALEY

    The last time we saw the female Red Tail Hawk was March 15th. She was sitting by the nest. After the 15th we didn't see her. We thought either she is in the nest, or something happened to her. I was hoping that wasn't the case after the male losing Mama Hawk 2 yrs. ago. Then the female Red ... Read more

  • Day 3: A little introspection

    3/29/2015 7:20:22 PM, by GARDENERGAL

    So I'm almost done with day 3 of my return to SparkPeople. It's definitely not as easy as I remembered to get back on track... for me drinking water is still very foreign. Guess I have to really push myself to down a glass every couple of hours. The most I've gotten down so far in one day is 4 gl... Read more

  • Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. ~George Bernard Shaw

    3/29/2015 6:52:31 PM, by SEASONS_CHANGE_

    Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. ~George Bernard Shaw Hard question to live by, isn't it? When you're young and carry no responsibilities other than school, dating and going through financial situations; however, if you and your friends don't have much mone... Read more

  • Slacker!

    3/29/2015 5:40:57 PM, by RIGHTWITHSHADOW

    311 Fitbit Stats: 39k steps (whoops, I forgot to wear the Fitbit for 24 hours plus I've been really bad about putting it on before noon this weekend!) I have been slacking so badly lately. And the numbers finally prove it. I have steadily been gaining anywhere from .5 to 2 pounds a week.... Read more

  • The Perfect Husband....

    3/29/2015 4:50:56 PM, by ROX525

    Several men are in the locker room of a golf club. A cellular phone on a bench rings and a man engages the hands-free speaker function and begins to talk. Everyone else in the room stops to listen. MAN: "Hello" WOMAN: "Hi Honey, it's me. Are you at the club?" MAN: "Yes." WOM... Read more

  • My Azaleas and Rhododendrons

    3/29/2015 4:27:29 PM, by AMBUDMAN

    This is for GARDENCHRIS. I lost a couple of my Azaleas because the corner I had them in was to wet so now I have some in pots and some in the ground. Just planted this one. White one just starting to bloom. My chickens got into this pot and almost killed this one. Lee's Dark Pur... Read more

  • Adventures in Food Prep

    3/29/2015 2:17:43 PM, by VICTORIAJOSPHNE

    Hello all-- I know a lot of you, like me, are students or have jobs that make it hard to make healthy choices when it comes to your lunch break or the small window in which you're scrambling for dinner options. This weekend, I decided to try a few food prep ideas and wanted to share them with y... Read more

  • Day 11

    3/29/2015 2:08:27 PM, by SHEZSPARK

    I'm such a muppet sometimes haha. Completely forgot clocks were changing until I woke up this morning in a panic googling what time it was, and then it was straight up and out, so breakfast was a no-no. But good workout today and added some protein into my main meal which was a big improvement. 27g ... Read more

  • Sunday

    3/29/2015 12:34:39 PM, by PICKIE98

    Took another tramadol and gabapentin last night.. slept a little better.. Decided to make a bowl of tuna, pea and macaroni salad,, proceeded to cut my finger deep on a tuna can.. I don't know if it just me getting older or just my usual klutzy self from not slowing down to do things. I am enj... Read more

  • I'm glad it's over...

    3/29/2015 12:24:32 PM, by DEBBIEANNE1124

    With much anticipation and nervousness along with excitement I just ahd my 2nd Cochlear implant surgery on Thursday at OHSU. (Oregon Health and Science University) It went as well as can be expected. I ahve upgraded from nucleaus 5 to a Nucleus 6 implant. April 10 i see my audiologist an... Read more

  • opposite

    3/29/2015 12:02:56 PM, by TRFHMS

    Short blog entry today because there's too much to do! Moved in the opposite direction this weekend with crazy parties/foods. I actually figured that would happen so I'm not as mad at myself as I would normally be. The goal is to get back on track today and continue through the rest of this w... Read more

  • Ten Ways to Get Ready for the 90-Minute The Walking Dead Season 5 Finale Tonight, 9/8c

    3/29/2015 10:24:52 AM, by LOSER05
    inale-this-sunday-at-98c/... Read more

  • Sunday

    3/29/2015 10:18:43 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    no is clean..laundry is in...i can RELAX!!! woohoo!! this is RARE!!... Read more

  • So sore but headed to BIG workout day with my sister!

    3/29/2015 9:02:07 AM, by HMBROWN1

    Last week I had a sore back all week. I was barely walking upright and usually bent over. It was hard walking the dog and strength training was done on the couch with dumb bells. Finally I felt like I could do the gym on Friday night. My hubby and I were there for 2 hours and it felt great! We... Read more

  • There's Always Tomorrow

    3/29/2015 8:53:00 AM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    Isn't that what we always say....there's always tomorrow? Well, tomorrow never actually never comes. It always remains tomorrow in many senses. What we really need is TODAY! So, TODAY I am getting back into the swing of things with my diet and exercise routine. I'm going to focus on 30 minutes of el... Read more

  • National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day

    3/29/2015 7:37:36 AM, by ADKISTLER

    National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day Date When Celebrated : Always March 29th National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day celebrates small business owners. These individuals spend countless hours nurturing and growing their young enterprises. The workload demands, and lack of a hire... Read more

  • Sunday Brilliant Thoughts March 29

    3/29/2015 6:20:10 AM, by FEEDTHEHUNGER

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  • steps

    3/29/2015 3:50:15 AM, by ILOVEJIM851991

    14623 steps yesterday... Read more

  • Day 46 - What are you looking forward to?

    3/29/2015 12:56:34 AM, by K8TERTOTS

    I have this happify app and it asked me "What are you looking forward to?" so I thought it'd be good to write about that here I am looking forward to completing the first 30 days of P90X (Today is day 22!) I am looking forward to completing the second round of isagenix (today is day 46 of ... Read more

  • My walking

    3/29/2015 12:33:09 AM, by ILOVEJIM851991

    I have begun an ambitious walking program of 6 miles per day... Read more

  • Way to fight winter on March 28th

    3/28/2015 8:03:16 PM, by GARDENERGAL

    This has been an unusually cold and snowy winter here in Vermont. We still have about a foot of snow in our front yard, and this morning we were "blessed" with another inch of fresh powder. While I'm dying for real spring and the start of the gardening season, I decided to make the most out of wha... Read more

  • Sarge

    3/28/2015 6:19:57 PM, by HICKOK-HALEY

    I rarely do this, but I entered Sarge in a photo contest. If you want to take a peek.
    test/entry/sarge-21 I should have another blog tonight or tomorrow. Have a good Sunday!... Read more

  • Starting Over

    3/28/2015 4:51:45 PM, by KAMPERKID

    Well, I am starting over AGAIN. When I did this several years ago I did GREAT. Hit my goal weight in about 9 months. Went from barely being able to walk to doing a 5K. (Not real fast, but I did it) Well, I swore I would never gain the weight back, & then life happened. I allowed someone opin... Read more

  • Saturday

    3/28/2015 4:37:49 PM, by PICKIE98

    Thank you all for so many great suggestions yesterday.. I can retire full retirement at 65,, I was born in 1953,,1954 is the last year for that age... I was in so much pain last night I took a tramadol and a gabapentin and I finally got four hours sleep, tossing and turning. TH right shoulder... Read more

  • 87/365

    3/28/2015 4:36:06 PM, by ERIN8482

    out tonight might not get a chance to blog... Read more

  • Weaver

    3/28/2015 3:58:34 PM, by AMBUDMAN

    On March 9th I took Weaver in for his annual checkup, bath and nail clipping and to ask the Dr. about the mass on his right hip. It was about the size of a dime, black and squishy. The Dr. said it could be removed with a local anesthesia. We made an appointment for March 24th to have it rem... Read more

  • Day 9 & 10

    3/28/2015 3:55:10 PM, by SHEZSPARK

    Well Day 9 was a whitewash really. Was really ill and shakey and lathargic so basically slept the whole day. But hey ho. You can't help being ill and though it might hamper my progress this week, I'm not going to let it bother me cause at least I know I did nothing wrong. Day 10 - Actually real... Read more

  • Day 66 - Beautiful Saturday!

    3/28/2015 3:44:29 PM, by KBS2344

    Happy Saturday! We just got back from a 7.2 mile walk!!! 224 There's all 4 of my cute boys! 334 129 I woke up this morning in a great mood feeling thankful for everything I have. It's nice to wake up just feeling good! We walked to school so I could put my name & number up on the board since I'm... Read more

  • Lincoln quote assignment

    3/28/2015 3:07:01 PM, by PROFRLJ2

    "Whatever you are, be a good one." -Abraham Lincoln I am good at care taking. I foster puppies and kittens for a local rescue. I am looking forward to coaching and mentoring others in their health journey.... Read more

  • Relentless day 87, MI40 Routine, Week 5, Unscheduled Rest

    3/28/2015 2:51:21 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Hi Sparkers. 213 My upper body (Back) compound exercises of yesterday had me pushing & pulling 19,220 Lbs. Todays routine calls for compound & isolation workouts of Chest & Arms. Since this group of muscles were involved in yesterdays heavy workout and I'm no longer in my 20'... Read more

  • Day 45 - Opening up to the Sparkpeople Community

    3/28/2015 1:20:27 PM, by K8TERTOTS

    So a quick recap: Today is Day 45 of Isagenix and day... 21 of P90X. Until last night my page was private, but I opened it up and made it public. I feel good about what I'm doing, I feel confident that I will continue to do what I'm doing, and I feel ready to reach out to others for help and support... Read more

  • 8 More days...

    3/28/2015 12:23:39 PM, by ROX525

    Going to my future daughter-in-law's Bridal Shower today. Will get to meet her mother and others. The wedding is next Saturday, April 4. Have a great weekend.... Read more

  • Dog Tricks That Can Reduce Stress at the Vet

    3/28/2015 11:29:48 AM, by LOSER05
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  • I just ate a gooey muffin... can I turn this into a positive?

    3/28/2015 9:57:53 AM, by GARDENERGAL

    Here it is, day 2 of my new weight loss journey, and I just scarfed down a yummy chocolate chip moca muffin... slightly warmed so the chocolate was a little gooey. Well, rationalizing, I blame it on my local supermarket. They sponsored a "game" where you could win prizes, cash, etc. One of the lit... Read more

  • Saturday

    3/28/2015 9:51:36 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    snow snow snow!! its SO pretty!!! so glad its covering up all the nasty yucky MUD. i despise spring due to the mud..once its gone i like the season ok..but until then, and its most of it..YUCK!... Read more

  • Strong and Healthy Time

    3/28/2015 9:01:50 AM, by COMPUCATHY

    My new weighing routine is to weigh in on Fridays. I weighed in yesterday and was at 237.4 which is good since I've been mostly up around 245. So my goal for this week is to maintain that or drop below it. My goal for April is to get into the 220''s been awhile. My plan for getting there... E... Read more

  • Saturday Humor

    3/28/2015 7:59:35 AM, by FEEDTHEHUNGER

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  • Something on a Stick Day

    3/28/2015 6:10:16 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Something on a Stick Day Date When Celebrated : Always March 28th Something on a Stick Day celebrates things on a stick. Isn't this just a neat day? We thought you'd agree. So what comes on a stick? Practically anything. The first thing that comes to mind is popsicles and... Read more

  • 86/365

    3/27/2015 11:38:02 PM, by ERIN8482

    A whole weekend off. I am so excited. However the weekends are always a challenge. I actually have a pretty jam packed weekend with activities and a few social activities. Including a pot luck dinner. Too tired to write much of anything tonight.... Read more

  • Slightly different ending

    3/27/2015 11:03:37 PM, by KGWINDER

    So I went to the store last night to get fruit and vegetables. The first department is floral. I see the cutest little African violet. Last week my friend, came home after a trip to the hospital to remove spread tumors from her ovarian cancer. They were unable to do the surgery as she was too we... Read more

  • Self-Esteem

    3/27/2015 9:56:08 PM, by MARMIZC

    So I have knocked 22 lbs off since Halloween thanks to my Fit Bit zip.That's great, but it is only a kernel of grain next to what has to get off. I figured I would try on working on my self esteem but getting a hair trim and color my roots. I feel more presentable:hopefully I will be feeling more wo... Read more

  • Relentless day 86, Week 5 day 1, Back & Hams

    3/27/2015 7:45:12 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Back Workout: Lat Pull-down; 6 Sets, 72 Reps, 3,120 Lbs Reverse Grip Seated Cable Rows; 4 Sets, 48 Reps, 7,680 Lbs Bent Over Cable Row; 5 Sets, 60 Reps, 5,700 Lbs Dumbbell Rows; 4 Sets, 48 Reps, 960 Lbs per arm Hyper Cable Extensions (Lower Back); 3 Sets, 28 ... Read more

  • 5 reasons

    3/27/2015 7:16:13 PM, by ILOVEJIM851991

    It makes me feel that I've accomplished something I feel great It helps me sleep... Read more

  • bigger goals

    3/27/2015 5:57:50 PM, by PROFRLJ2

    I want to lose weight and get fit so I am able to travel, socialize, become a life coach, and be a healthy role model. Part 2. When it comes to exercise, I am great at working hard once I begin but need to work at consistency.... Read more

  • Lessons Learned in Life

    3/27/2015 4:46:55 PM, by ROX525

    We learn something through everyone that passes through our lives. Some lessons are painful. Some lessons are painless. and some lessons are priceless.... Read more

  • Another painful work day

    3/27/2015 4:37:58 PM, by PICKIE98

    I kind of waited to see if I am just fatigued or what is going on with me body. When I fell last Mothers day and hit my shoulder, hip and face on the wall and steel door, it never felt good again.I attributed it to that darned fall and thought I may have a hairline fracture of the hip,, after nume... Read more

  • Inconsistencies add up...

    3/27/2015 3:12:22 PM, by FIFTEEZNFIT

    After having had a great 8 week run, I definitely 'hit a wall' and ran right back into old habits...inconsistent logging/journaling/measuring, etc.... Of course, we all know the results-been there, maybe done that, SO, here's to being MORE consistent-signing in to Spark EACH day, tracking... Read more

  • Here it is, six years later...

    3/27/2015 2:45:26 PM, by GARDENERGAL

    Wow, it's been over six years since I posted a blog entry on this site. I've been happy and relatively healthy but now those pounds have slowly crept back up. I've gained back close to 70% of what I lost at my lowest weight here on Spark :( time to get back on track. The real motivational factor... Read more

  • An Update

    3/27/2015 12:57:36 PM, by DEIN211

    A few things have happened in the last few months. I guess not really that many but I did meet someone. I met him back in January through a dating site and he's pretty much everything I could have ever wanted in a guy. He's pretty much amazing. Hoping to get him to do sparkpeople with me since he a... Read more

  • Video of the Day: Puppy Plays Peek-a-Boo Before Mealtime - See more at: http://moderndogmagazine.

    3/27/2015 11:08:09 AM, by LOSER05
    k-boo-mealtime/77988... Read more

  • Planet Fitness.. here I come.

    3/27/2015 9:56:25 AM, by JLMOULD

    I joined about three weeks ago and then I got sick 527 so I wasn't able to get there for a little bit. BUT This week was my first time back. I paid for the $20 a month plan so I get the equipment, tanning, massage stuff, use of any gym. etc. I have to say I really like it there. In 20... Read more

  • National Joe Day

    3/27/2015 9:43:19 AM, by ADKISTLER

    National Joe Day Date When Celebrated : Always March 27th National Joe Day is a chance to change your name, if only for today. Many people do not like their given name. They wish they could change it. A few actually do. On National Joe Day, it is perfectly okay to have everyo... Read more

  • weaving a day

    3/27/2015 8:45:58 AM, by PASSIONATETIGER

    Dark early morning, not the warmest day in March, yet I lean into April, with bated breath as they say. I really picked up my walking this month in readiness for springtime. I look to today with affection. That the sink is backed up from dumbly throwing the tangerine seeds with the peels down... Read more

  • Haunted House

    3/26/2015 10:45:02 PM, by BTRFLYDOG

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  • 85/365- The best day of the week

    3/26/2015 10:24:01 PM, by ERIN8482

    Today was my day off. It was awesome. It's amazing how better you feel just having time to your self and I was really at the end of my rope and close to burnout. I can't do this working two jobs forever it's not good for me. As soon as I pay off my debt I am going to seriously take a look at redu... Read more

  • Monkeys, computers and time (looking back)

    3/26/2015 9:50:08 PM, by KGWINDER

    The best laid plans of time can be off set and wasted in the strangest of ways. I went to bed last night with the best of intentions for today. The good news, I'm not giving up. Yet, when someone that is 120 lbs (this is me 30 years ago!) looks at someone over 200 lbs and thinks (yes I rememb... Read more

  • I know I've had a good workout

    3/26/2015 8:26:53 PM, by ILOVEJIM851991

    I know I've had a good workout when I feel it the next day... Read more

  • Day 8

    3/26/2015 5:00:27 PM, by SHEZSPARK

    Good day today! Well kind of. Did my walk and took 6 minutes less than my last attempt so was happy with that. Healthy lunch and dinner too. However felt like I kinda had to snack today to meet my calorie goals. But got a tip off a fellow sparker so fruit and nut cups are on the shopping list tomorr... Read more

  • Thursday

    3/26/2015 4:21:27 PM, by PICKIE98

    I had an epiphany this morning at work. I had severe aching and pain in my right hip after an hour at work. My left hip area ached also, now it is my knee too..but not so severely. I had the same thing yesterday, but I attributed it to the task I was doing at the time. I am coming to the real... Read more

  • Flexitarian

    3/26/2015 3:51:55 PM, by CREATINGKRIS

    I'm a southern girl and I LOVE my meat and potatoes, I truly do....but I have decided that they aren't the best choices for me. I have come to the conclusion I need to incorporate more vegetables in my diet. And to make it fun and a challenge I have mashed together two types of diets, DASH and Flexi... Read more

  • making it happen... sigh

    3/26/2015 1:38:24 PM, by JLMOULD

    Why is it so easy to eat bad? I hate that if you have a problem with food that you can drive up and get it. Most alcoholics have to get out of the car to buy their alcohol. I have no idea why I am a few days on and a few off. Everytime I feel like I am moving forward something stupistupid stops me... Read more

  • Relentless day 85, MI40 Routine, Week 4 Day 7, Rest Day

    3/26/2015 12:54:38 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    This ends the 4th week of MI40 Routine. How quick little things add up when you relentlessly take small steps. Ben Pakulski's routine gives you 40 different exercises over six weeks; his method balances out the workouts so that your recovery between sessions is optimal for muscle growth. His p... Read more

  • Make Your Own Holiday Day

    3/26/2015 10:43:14 AM, by ADKISTLER

    Make Your Own Holiday Day Date When Celebrated : Always March 26th Make Your Own Holiday Day allows you to make today a special day for anything you want. The objective of today is to allow one day for any topic or event that has otherwise escaped recognition... up to now. ... Read more