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  • I still haven't hit my first goal yet >:(

    12/18/2014 8:57:49 PM, by RELEASETHESTARS

    I lost 3 pounds this week for a total of 46 pounds lost. But that puts me at 396 and my goal was 395. I guess it's gonna be harder to lose weight now, my body is getting used to everything. I need to do something different this week. I really need to start strength training. Read more

  • 1 more day

    12/18/2014 8:07:03 PM, by IMREITE

    i work tomorrow, then i have a week off.... Read more

  • Been Gone TOO Long

    12/18/2014 3:47:27 PM, by CHERRI350

    Hi Spark family, I haven't been on here in forever. Most of the information on my page isn't even relevant anymore. I'm feeling horrible these days. Things were going well. I was active, hiking every weekend. I could even run a mile and a half out of 3 miles. Then everything went downhill. My r... Read more

  • Holiday Parties (Team Challenge Blog)

    12/18/2014 1:22:13 PM, by ITSMESHE

    Week 3's Challenge Blog (Aspire & Inspire Team's December BSG Challent) deals with attending holiday parties or gatherings and how will you achieve success at them and what are you goals? They also ask for some of the ways you can incorporate fitness/exercise into the busy holiday season? <... Read more

  • My Daily Bible Verse 12/18/2014

    12/18/2014 11:18:46 AM, by PRINCESS1959

    1 Peter 1:22 New International Version Now that you have purified yourselves by obeying the truth so that you have sincere love for your brothers, love one another deeply, from the heart. King James Version Seeing ye have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit unto unfei... Read more

  • midweek

    12/17/2014 9:06:29 PM, by IMREITE

    2 more days of work, than 1 week off.... Read more

  • Christmas Decorating (Team Challenge Blog)

    12/17/2014 6:49:48 PM, by ITSMESHE

    The blog topic for week 2 of the Aspire & Inspire December deals with how we decorate for the holidays. One of the questions was: Are you a minimalist with your decorating, if you decorate or do you go all out and try to outdo your neighbors? I used to decorate for Christmas - real... Read more

  • Life throws curves

    12/17/2014 9:56:32 AM, by MOODYKEYS

    Well, stress is number one for the reason I am not losing for the last month. the 3 before that couldn't tell ya why I didn't lose any weight. still at 200 and wont move. right now I am dealing with the word cancer popping up everywhere, daughter, a best friend and even found some skin cancer on me.... Read more

  • new videos found

    12/16/2014 9:39:20 PM, by IMREITE

    i found some new exercise videos. woo hoo. one was strenght training. my but is so tight right now. i love it.... Read more

  • My Daily Bible Verse 12/16/2014

    12/16/2014 1:36:46 PM, by PRINCESS1959

    Heb 4:15-16 New International Version For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are--yet was without sin. Let us then approach the throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy a... Read more

  • What Does GOD Have To Do With My FitBit?

    12/16/2014 5:56:50 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Singing "All I want for Christmas is a Fitbit Charge" They have a new one coming out! It has a heart rate monitor! I need to save up! I have hope... You see, long before I ever get my heart rate up into a calorie burning zone, the pain form my disabilities kick in and crush me. I hold hope that that... Read more

  • at the gym UGHHHHHH

    12/15/2014 11:33:00 PM, by RELEASETHESTARS

    Here I am even though I'd rather be chillin watching movies in bed. Even though I had to walk here with frozen rain stabbing me in the face. Even though despite the tagline of Planet Fitness "the judgement free zone", i still feel anxiety and even judged when im here. Not sure where im getting this ... Read more


    12/15/2014 10:49:34 PM, by IMREITE

    ok not really fun. but not a bad day either. i did get annoyed by some things this morning but i shook it off. i did good with a mindful eating project.... Read more

  • Soooo

    12/15/2014 7:17:20 AM, by MICHELLESMILES_

    I have to be the most indecisive person I know. As SOON as my month is up on ww...full blown myfitnesspal. I just felt competely out of control on it. What works for some does not always work for others. Anywho, three days with... Read more

  • visited family

    12/14/2014 9:04:19 PM, by IMREITE

    and i did not overeat even once! normally my mom has so much food and i overeat in the car when traveling so at lease once i get a stomache ache, not this time. i did a 30 min walking video and had a halthy snack before leaving and did not snack mindlessly on the way out. on the way home my dh stopp... Read more

  • My Daily Bible Verse 12/12/2014

    12/12/2014 10:59:07 AM, by PRINCESS1959

    Luke 6:27-28 New International Version But I tell you who hear me: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you. King James Version "But I say unto you which hear, Love your enemies, do good to them which hate you, Bless them th... Read more

  • its working

    12/11/2014 10:14:27 PM, by IMREITE

    my fitbit makes me want to be on my butt less. even if i just getup to clean/organize a room in my house, or make a trip to the basement. either way. i find i am staying active longer becasue i want to clean up "one more thing"... Read more

  • BL Challenge

    12/11/2014 8:13:02 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    i wrote some great stuff down today. I cant wait to make better sense of it and share it with you guys. the commitment to the challenge has me a bit worried but I like the way it making me look at life. Its all good. have a great night... Read more

  • OUT OF THE 400'S !!!!!

    12/11/2014 4:05:45 PM, by RELEASETHESTARS

    Technically my 1st goal was to be "safely" out of the 400's at 395 but I am still out today at 399 pounds and 43 pounds lost total! I think my whole adult life I have been in the 400's I don't remember the last time I was in the 300's. I am also one pound shy of losing 10% of my original body weight... Read more

  • A new beginning...

    12/11/2014 1:41:19 PM, by JUDITHROXANA

    I am so excited! Recently I started analyzing our budget and realized that a lot of our money is spent on going out to eat and groceries. So this was a great motivator to save. We are on track for saving a pretty good chunk and it looks like this saving will allow us to go on vacation and also t... Read more

  • mid week

    12/10/2014 9:49:07 PM, by IMREITE

    1 more workday left. we have friday off.... Read more

  • getting hyper

    12/9/2014 10:05:41 PM, by IMREITE

    traveling this weekend to some realatives. dont live the drive time but i love visiting... Read more

  • Hello December! Goodbye November!

    12/9/2014 10:00:34 PM, by ITSMESHE

    The challenge blog for this week is to blog about your progress the past month and your goals for this month. (Aspire & Inspire Team December BSG Challenge) November November started out well for me. I concentrated on rebuilding healthy habits and did well the first two weeks. T... Read more


    12/9/2014 4:59:08 PM, by READYRUBBIES


  • Long time coming--20 pounds off!

    12/9/2014 9:42:36 AM, by BECKYF3506

    I'm so excited. I saw 277 on the scale this morning, which means I'm 20 pounds lighter! It's been a long time coming, about a year, but that's okay. I'm just glad to see it. I have two mini-goals coming up: getting to 275 or under by the end of this year, and getting to 273, which will fin... Read more

  • Slowly changing my tune

    12/9/2014 8:31:01 AM, by DHANNERS

    I've been logging in and tracking myself for about three weeks now. Although I'm not losing weight yet (that is to come) I'm working on changing habits. Trying to be more aware of what i do that is unhealthy. For example, I do really well with eating all day but open a bottle of wine when I get home... Read more

  • Motivation, Day 7

    12/8/2014 9:25:16 PM, by SISYPHUS_CLIMBS

    Nit a very exciting day. I was motivated to start not one but two new knitting projects: once at home for my mother and one at work for the office "Secret Santa". Should keep me away from the desserts.... Read more

  • Wedding pics

    12/8/2014 7:40:54 PM, by THINBRANDY2014

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  • 2014 - A blog about this year

    12/8/2014 6:01:35 PM, by LORENVER

    So this might be a 2014 wrap up blog, but maybe not :). But I thought it would be good to get one out there in case I ran out of time :). In 2014 I wanted to try stuff I had never tired before due to being afraid to try new things for the first time. With some wonderful friends I actually did... Read more

  • My Daily Bible Verse 12/08/2014

    12/8/2014 5:21:32 PM, by PRINCESS1959

    Psalm 145:8-9 New International Version The Lord is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and rich in love. The Lord is good to all; he has compassion on all he has made. King James Version The LORD is gracious, and full of compassion; slow to anger, and of great mercy. The LORD is good ... Read more

  • New job, new chapter

    12/8/2014 1:47:34 PM, by JEANETTESTING

    Depression roller coasters are no fun. In just 3 short months, I quit a job that was very very unhealthy for me, physically and mostly emotionally. I was scared to quit and take on the temp job that I was offered but the stress was slowly killing me. So I worked for 2 months at Antem (health insuran... Read more

  • I almost forgot

    12/8/2014 7:58:34 AM, by HEYITSLISA

    I normally do my thankful blogs on Sunday but I got busy yesterday and forgot. It has not been a good week, Spark-wise. Too much food, not enough exercise. Too many binges, not enough tracking. I am thankful that every morning when I wake up I am given another chance to do it right. Read more

  • I cant find consistency

    12/8/2014 1:30:09 AM, by RELEASETHESTARS

    I've decided to weigh myself on Thursdays, just because thats what the day it was on Thanksgiving when I got reunited with my 500 pound scale and weighed myself for the first time since I started losing weight. But so far this week has been weird. I haven't been eating enough calories and I've... Read more

  • craft project done

    12/8/2014 12:55:01 AM, by IMREITE

    i normaly crochet in my car when i travel to visit relatives while my dh drives. it helps with mindelss eating on a 90 min (to see inlaws) - 3 hour car trip (almost all my relatives). I started a rectangular doily like thing for my mom. i used sparkly yarn for the end fringe so it should looke lik... Read more

  • Motivation, Day 6

    12/7/2014 9:26:40 PM, by SISYPHUS_CLIMBS

    Today was one of those nice relaxing days you need every once in a while. Went to the Christmas parade in the morning, then my daughter's friend came over with his parents for lunch, then we fell asleep on the couch while watching "Cosmos". And that's part of what I want to get out of this w... Read more

  • plan b

    12/7/2014 8:33:47 PM, by IMREITE

    dinner item was not unthawed. so i had a taco sald with some leftover beef/black bean mix. i used up my bell pepper, tomatoes and lettuce. did not go for (fat)/fast food and i used up the rest of my foods.... Read more

  • day 6 (saturday)

    12/7/2014 4:52:47 AM, by MICHELLESMILES_

    Exercised between customers today lol... Read more

  • Newly Married, Newly Motivated

    12/6/2014 10:07:49 PM, by THINBRANDY2014

    I was very down a month ago. I had not reach any goals or lost weight. I was under tremendous stress at work and home. What a difference a few weeks can make. I got married two weeks ago and was truly happy. I DID NOT want to walk down the aisle big and ugly. This was a church wedding, THE WED... Read more

  • Motivation, Day 5

    12/6/2014 9:17:46 PM, by SISYPHUS_CLIMBS

    Last night was the office work party. Drank a couple glasses of wine, but overall was more sleepy than drunk. Then got very little sleep, actually woke myself (and my daughter) up from a bad dream, one of those ones where you scream out but but sure if you really shouted or not, guess I did. ... Read more

  • simple saturday

    12/6/2014 6:26:39 PM, by IMREITE

    not much done but i did go to the store.... Read more

  • Amazing...

    12/6/2014 1:41:16 PM, by LOVINGMYSELF101

    I must thank Jehovah for all that He has given me. I am feeling so productive now, cleaning, eating right, I feel renewed, energetic. I am taking my supplements, am active, cleaning, and I feel better. Better than I have in a long, long. long time. I am feeling that with God's help, I can do th... Read more

  • Time for an update (I apologize for my absence)

    12/6/2014 2:13:08 AM, by AUTUMNMDOVE

    Hey everyone. I know it's been quite a while since I've been on my page. I apologize for that. So much has kept me busy. I also just got over having an upper respiratory infection. But I'm back and I just wanted to give you all an update on what's going on with me. I've lost another 4 pounds. I... Read more

  • Better day

    12/5/2014 9:56:21 PM, by LOVINGMYSELF101

    I am feeling optimistic today. I kept to all my convictions, kept my goals in front of me. I do see how if I don't put food away, it tends to be popped into my mouth. Seeing an open bag of chips, or cookies (which I have now ... Read more

  • 3 day weeked

    12/5/2014 9:04:26 PM, by IMREITE

    i have monday off. woo goo. time to relac but get some work done.... Read more

  • Day 5 of 25. Fit For Christmas.

    12/5/2014 5:38:21 PM, by MICHELLESMILES_

    I'm so tired. Night Spark peeps.... Read more

  • My Daily Bible Verse 12/05/2014

    12/5/2014 5:35:01 PM, by PRINCESS1959

    James 3:17 New International Version But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere. King James Version "But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and e... Read more

  • SO Tired...

    12/5/2014 2:00:58 AM, by LOVINGMYSELF101

    I know that all of us feel worn down, tired, listless. I have also suffered the flu, poison ivy, and a stomach bug all in a row. Not making excuses, but, life happens. I am still here, finally feeling like a human again, just some days I am so, so tired. The news has also contributed to m... Read more

  • Motivation, Day 4

    12/4/2014 9:34:14 PM, by SISYPHUS_CLIMBS

    Had a good morning, but a but stressed at work. At the therapist admitted that sometimes I feel like I'm not making any progress. That I think why bother? But craft night cheered me up so at least I feel more motivated to do some knitting for Christmas presents. And since it's impossible to eat w... Read more

  • resume mistakes

    12/4/2014 9:21:28 PM, by IMREITE

    i saw this in a job search artictle and thought..well Duh Mistake 5: Lies There are three big problems with lying: 1- You can easily get busted. The internet, reference checks, and people who worked at your company in the past can all reveal your fraud. 2- Lies follow you forever... Read more

  • Vision Statement

    12/4/2014 8:31:13 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    My life in 10 years? Still caring for lil ones either my own or those of others. Still trying to eek in moments for me to keep my head on straight. Whether it be a walk or a moment to read/write a poem or do some insanely rewarding workout. I don't see a huge change that is needed in my life. I feel... Read more

  • Day 4, Fit For Christmas

    12/4/2014 4:41:47 PM, by MICHELLESMILES_

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  • My Daily Bible Verse 12/04/2014

    12/4/2014 3:28:50 PM, by PRINCESS1959

    Because thy lovingkindness is better than life, my lips shall praise thee. Thus will I bless thee while I live: I will lift up my hands in thy name. Psalms 63:3-4 KJV... Read more

  • Almost at my first goal!! :D

    12/4/2014 2:43:16 PM, by RELEASETHESTARS

    I am almost out of the 400's oh my god. I don't remember the last time I saw a 3 at the beginning of the number on the scale. I have lost 37 pounds now which is more weight than I've ever lost before. I am on cloud 9 and I haven't ... Read more

  • Motivation, Day 3

    12/3/2014 9:36:21 PM, by SISYPHUS_CLIMBS

    An odd day at work. Didn't have lunch because I was late putting together documents for an afternoon meeting, which ended up running until after 5pm! Got home starving, hubby was at grocery store, so I had a bug bowl of pasta (my goto comfort food) but didn't get to the point if "I can't control m... Read more

  • cook anyway

    12/3/2014 9:24:52 PM, by IMREITE

    DH asked me if i wanted to order pizza. i was debating. i thought i would go exercise and let him order. i did a 10 min workout and it all of asudden hit me...the extra exercise will not help if i dont eat healthier. so i made homemade taco salad... measured the cheese portion, fresh tomatoes and l... Read more

  • My Daily Bible Verse 12/03/2014

    12/3/2014 8:05:09 PM, by PRINCESS1959

    James 4:6 New International Version But he gives us more grace. That is why Scripture says: "God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble." King James Version But he giveth more grace. Wherefore he saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble.... Read more

  • Fit for Christmas Day 3

    12/3/2014 7:23:22 PM, by MICHELLESMILES_

    I hate that on the app you can only post 1 pic. They really need to fix that. 22 days until Christmas!! 22 more workouts! ... Read more

  • Miraculously I can button this jacket

    12/3/2014 4:21:55 PM, by RELEASETHESTARS

    I got this jacket 2 or 3 years ago from Target and it was slightly too small for me but I got it anyways thinking I would slim into it *pause for laughter* Well I never did fit into it but I found it recently and decided to try it on again since the 3 coats I own don't zip up. To my surprise it fi... Read more

  • December 3- Feeling a difference

    12/3/2014 10:43:03 AM, by LOVEMETOHEALTH

    3 days in and I have noticed 1 positive and 1 negative difference. Morning exercise was easier. It felt good. And I am in better mood because I have gotten back to exercising! YEAH energy! Negative difference was yesterday. I didn't drink all my water. Last night after dinner my stomach was maki... Read more

  • Down 19 pounds. Can I make my Dec. mini goal?

    12/3/2014 7:32:26 AM, by BECKYF3506

    278 this morning, which makes me 19 pounds lighter--yay! Still looking forward to being 275 or under by the end of this month. Can I do it? ... Read more

  • Motivation, Day 2

    12/2/2014 9:01:19 PM, by SISYPHUS_CLIMBS

    After getting up a half hour earlier than usual to bake bread, I tried throughout the day to ask myself what was my motivation for doing certain things. Why read this email first? Is it more urgent? Do I like the sender better? Is it something I can handle quickly? And of course the same goes... Read more

  • Fit For Christmas day 2 of 25

    12/2/2014 7:10:39 PM, by MICHELLESMILES_

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  • I'm taking it slow but i dont want to wait forever

    12/2/2014 3:46:10 PM, by RELEASETHESTARS

    I know I have to be patient. I started at 442 pounds. No matter what I do I will have the extra skin should I persevere long enough to lose all of this weight. The best thing I can do is what I am doing. Eating around 2000 calories a day and going to the gym occasionally. I also take vitamin E and u... Read more

  • My Daily Bible Verse 12/02/2014

    12/2/2014 10:20:39 AM, by PRINCESS1959

    Acts 2:21 New International Version And everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved. King James Version And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be saved.... Read more

  • yesterdays post

    12/2/2014 7:38:13 AM, by MICHELLESMILES_

    Ok so this was yesterday. This evening, I'll post todays. Lol. Need to do better with that. Fit for Christmas is a challenge I started for myself. Everyday from dec. 1st-Christmas, I'm going to do at least 25 minutes of exercise... Read more

  • To do

    12/2/2014 12:25:46 AM, by IMREITE

    i want to start to do small cleaning tasks during the week do by the weekend i can do big projects.... Read more

  • Motivation, Day 1

    12/1/2014 9:21:44 PM, by SISYPHUS_CLIMBS

    I was going to write about how upset at myself I was for eating a whole small pizza by myself (minus one slice, as if that changes things), but I've had a lot of negative posts lately and I want to change that. So let's shift gears. For the next month or so, I'm going to focus on finding my m... Read more

  • monday

    12/1/2014 8:33:27 PM, by IMREITE

    pretty good day. some things did not work out right, but that was some of my lack of planning. oh well. it still worked out and i adjusted.... Read more

  • I saw a video on Face Book that shows how parents need to be an example for their kids. It was so o

    12/1/2014 7:09:01 PM, by 2DETERMINED

    12-1-2014 Okay. I am so sick of continuing to write on my Sparkpage that I am going to lose weight. I promise myself "One Last Time" that this time I AM GOING TO DO IT. Yesterday I saw a video on Facebook about kids and their parents and how what they do REALLY does affects how the child turns o... Read more

  • Monday December 1, 2014

    12/1/2014 2:41:50 PM, by LOVEMETOHEALTH

    Diet Monday and the first of the month what could be better day to start tracking and exercising again. And that voice that says how many Mondays have i said the same thing. The only way i see to make that voice shut up is to just do what i want to do. Track faithfully the good bad and ugly in all h... Read more

  • one holiday down, one to go!

    12/1/2014 8:37:58 AM, by MARYINFL2000

    Well, I made it through Thanksgiving without feeling like a total pig. I focused and made more sensible choices....based more on what is a special treat, something I rarely have vs everyday foods. I skipped the potatoes and sweet potatoes and had stuffing instead and had two small slivers of pie so... Read more

  • new week, new month, new Spark year

    12/1/2014 7:26:25 AM, by HEYITSLISA

    I had a big long blog typed up yesterday, and when I went to post it my computer froze up. I took a little Spark sabbatical this past week. No food tracking and virtually no exercise. It's amazing how quickly bad habits can creep back in without some diligence and perseverance to ke... Read more

  • always doing something different

    11/30/2014 6:40:28 PM, by MICHELLESMILES_

    If you know me, you know I am constantly changing my mind about stuff. So for the last 2 days, and the next 29 days at least, I am doing weight watchers online. We shall see how it goes! Fingas crossed!! ... Read more

  • What the hell is wrong with me?

    11/30/2014 5:06:48 PM, by SISYPHUS_CLIMBS

    I tried on several pairs of pants that were too tight, get pissed at myself for overeating at Thanksgiving parties, near tears, and then not two minutes later my f*ing brain is taunting me with thoughts of Chinese food and huge plates of pasta. Today is my last full day with the family, taking ... Read more

  • SP recipe Robust Turkey Vegetable Soup-for Left Over Turkey

    11/30/2014 12:37:05 PM, by CTUPTON

    I boiled the turkey bones for stock and then made this soup! I saved the recipe to my SP recipe collection. I will make this a tradition! chris ... Read more

  • Exercise AND fundraising? YES!!

    11/30/2014 11:33:05 AM, by MARYINFL2000

    What a great motivator for me! I volunteer with a local dog rescue whenever I have a spare moment (including becoming a foster "failure" 3 times now...adopted all 3 furkids permanently) but don't have spare cash due to the economy and my SO's job loss BUT I have found a website that will motivate m... Read more


    11/30/2014 1:34:25 AM, by IMREITE

    My DH decided to fgive me a fitbit for xmas but he was wondering if i would really like it so he gave it to me early. i used it for 1 day. i dont know if i will like to wear it so often but it was need to watch the miles climb as the day went on.... Read more

  • YES I DID go to the gym today.

    11/29/2014 10:15:12 PM, by RELEASETHESTARS

    I forget how great it feels after working out until I am done. I needed to release some stress and as I was walking home I felt more peaceful. On my way there and even well into my workout I was having such negative thoughts and I couldnt get away from them. Only fatigue from the treadmill allowed m... Read more

  • Acceptance, Day 30

    11/29/2014 10:09:44 PM, by SISYPHUS_CLIMBS

    Getting a bit stressed at mom. I know she's trying to help, but even when i tell her she doesn't need to, that she should sit down and play with the kid, she keeps doing stuff to the house. To my house. And it's mostly little things that drive me crazy, like her putting the cookie tray in the cabin... Read more

  • movie night

    11/29/2014 8:40:44 PM, by IMREITE

    rented a movie and my DH made homemade pizza. simple enjopyable night... Read more

  • So angry today I don't know why.

    11/29/2014 6:24:23 PM, by RELEASETHESTARS

    Certain people are so triggering to me that just the sound of their voice make me so angry. This must sound crazy but sometimes I see red and my brain gets all discombobulated and I'll lash out at someone (verbally) if they say anything to me. And I know I am in some other state of mind where I can'... Read more

  • No, my booty is up here...

    11/29/2014 2:47:17 PM, by WOLFKITTY

    You know that joke about "my eyes are up here, buddy"? Yeah well, I want to tell these pockets that my booty is up higher, stop hanging out on my leg. After sitting in them for 10 minutes and kinda giving myself a wedgie, ... Read more

  • Lack of Blog Access

    11/29/2014 2:30:03 PM, by WOLFKITTY

    I finally downloaded the Spark app again and kind of have access to blogs from my phone (progress!) When Spark converted to make a "mobile" version of their pages, they eliminated access via phone to many parts of the website. There is no "switch" to turn off a mobile version of the website. It's be... Read more

  • I have 3 coats that don't fit me

    11/29/2014 12:03:32 AM, by RELEASETHESTARS

    I am so frustrated, I can never find anything that fits me anyways but I am so sick of this I want to punch something. It is freezing now in Minnesota and I have 3 winter coats and none of them I can zip up because I'm still too fat. And it's not like I can go to the store or thrify store and just g... Read more

  • times are a changing!

    11/28/2014 11:08:16 PM, by NERDYCARLA

    My mom is so awesome! For Christmas she has bought me a year gym membership and a Fitbit Flex...and some other items that I do not know about yet lol! I have been taking it slow since this is the first exercise I have had in a while, aside from physical therapy. I am setting out to make a plan that ... Read more

  • Thanksgiving Day 2 (?!!?)

    11/28/2014 7:42:45 PM, by RELEASETHESTARS

    THE PIESSS! Ugh So I forgot that a coworker was making me a pie I showed up to work and there it was. It was half apple, half sweet potato. Sugar overload!! Plus at work there were leftovers I was picking at. I don't know if this has anything to do with why I've felt sick all afternoon but I feel... Read more


    11/28/2014 2:31:44 PM, by READYRUBBIES


  • My Daily Bible Verse 11/28/2014

    11/28/2014 9:31:40 AM, by PRINCESS1959

    1 Corinthians 15:58 New International Version Therefore, my dear brothers, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain. King James Version Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, u... Read more

  • Acceptance, Day 29

    11/28/2014 12:44:42 AM, by SISYPHUS_CLIMBS

    Happy Thanksgiving everyone! I did well early on, very few appetizers, ate most of my salad and veggies (difficult for me, especially with my mother commenting on it). But afterwards when we were playing board games I had a few to many cookies and other desserts. Still, overall not a bad Thanksgi... Read more

  • Not shopping today

    11/28/2014 12:40:22 AM, by IMREITE

    I dont like black friday shopping. i dont like to fight crowds or to get up early. i work today so i get what is normally an easy day at the office. i prefer that.... Read more

  • Thanksgiving weight loss

    11/27/2014 7:55:55 PM, by RELEASETHESTARS

    So I have been reunited with my 500 pound scale since it was at my moms and guess what? I weigh 412 pounds now! XDXD that's 15 pounds down from the last time I weighed mysef and 30 pounds total :))) Omg I'm closing in on my first goal of being under 400. Oh man. MOTIVATION! ... Read more

  • Spark People Activity Tracker seems to be half price now!

    11/27/2014 7:34:25 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • Be thankful

    11/27/2014 4:26:08 PM, by IMREITE

    Be thankful everyday.... Read more

  • The Robe and Progress for 2015

    11/27/2014 1:56:38 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Well, I always wanted something from Victoria's Secret. I found a robe in size large and it was close to fitting but not quite, very motivating. If I would get off my duff and kick things up a notch, I could wear the pretty robe ... Read more

  • Acceptance, Day 28

    11/27/2014 12:55:39 AM, by SISYPHUS_CLIMBS

    Day one with parents down. Tomorrow comes thee rest of the family. Upshot is I'll be so busy cooking then cleaning that I usually don't have time to eat.... Read more

  • Cool colored bands in icebergs

    11/26/2014 4:36:49 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • Searching online for a sparkpage background....oops!

    11/26/2014 4:27:58 PM, by CTUPTON

    I did a few searches for images for my holiday sparkpage . I tried these searches: wreathes, Christmas flower arrangements, snow jewels, snow flakes, and finally purple snow flakes. That one got me a surprise! Apparently "Purple... Read more

  • Laugh at the snow!

    11/26/2014 3:47:59 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • So far to go but I'm chugging along

    11/26/2014 3:28:36 PM, by RELEASETHESTARS

    I'm sitting here in Subway with my 2$ cold cut combo at the disabled table because I can't fit in the booths and the disabled table doesn't move like other smaller tables. I can't remember the last time I could fit in any booths anywhere. Sometimes you can move the table so you can fit. Hallelujah f... Read more

  • The Thanksgiving Poem I Generated

    11/26/2014 2:55:28 PM, by CTUPTON

    If I were a Thanksgiving Turkey... I would look as thin as I could. I would listen for kitchen sounds. I would watch out for hungry people. I would want camoflage. If I were a Thanksgiving Turkey... I would smell like an old shoe. I would taste like leather. I would be stu... Read more