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  • Hump day

    3/4/2015 12:22:51 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    This week is flying by be blessed sending light lovejoy and prayers hufs... Read more

  • Good Appointment

    3/3/2015 3:54:11 PM, by MRSYATES84

    Since I was diagnosed with PCOS I haven't had a single good doctor's appointment. I always left the office wanting to cry. But this morning I walked out of the office high as a kite with being happy. My blood pressure is finally down (not as low as it needs to be but getting there). My doctor is hap... Read more

  • Cooking surprise

    3/3/2015 10:15:46 AM, by QUERIDAANA

    Sunday I decided to make carrot muffins to use up my carrots. The recipes online called for too many sweeteners, so I choose a friut explosion muffin recipe from the Fuhrman cookbook and would add carrots to it. I got the flour out and was ready to measure it, but when I checked the recipe it... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    3/3/2015 8:39:57 AM, by MOMMY445

    a lovely day here today. there is going to be a bit of snow this afternoon here. that is fine by me and my daughter. spring is not too far away now. a relaxing day for me today. not too much planned. i have not heard back yet regarding the tentative job. i am continuing my search for steady work. i ... Read more

  • Letting it Happen

    3/3/2015 7:53:17 AM, by DYANNE4293

    The first skill needed for the Inner Game is called "letting it happen." This means gradually building a trust in the innate ability of your body to learn and to perform. --W. Timothy Gallwey A strange and intriguing mystery confronts us in the Twelve Steps. We are mending our ways; we are becomin... Read more

  • Mar 03: Strategy Oh Strategy

    3/3/2015 7:39:34 AM, by FATHINSN

    After cried worth seven seas last night, today I woke up with crazy headache due to bad sleep. And lots of dry heaves and finally, vomit. But I also thought, why gave up easily? Besides, they want me open up and tell them about my issues. And they want to know my exact job so tomorrow I'll review ev... Read more

  • Well Hello There

    3/3/2015 5:34:46 AM, by NEWMOMOVER40

    I've gotten 25 pounds lighter since starting over again, which is pretty darned great considering that I haven't actually "stuck" to my eating plan for quite some time. My life has been in a whirlwind state. My parents moved from their isolated, difficult, independent home situation to an incre... Read more

  • Winter is Wonderful scavenger hunt

    3/2/2015 11:26:53 PM, by RUNNINGWILD

    1. Cozy pyjamas 2. Skates - ice or roller 3. Winter hat 4. Roaring fire or bonfire 5. Snow tube/sled or watersport 6. Rosy red cheeks 7. Favourite hot winter drink 8. Fun outdoor activity 9. Any character from Frozen 10. Snow or water skis/skateboard 11. C... Read more

  • March 2, 2015

    3/2/2015 9:27:12 PM, by WANDAC2013

    Rainy today, drizzly yesterday! 30 on bike yesterday, 15 today! Not doing good with food...a bag of chex mix and half the cornbread at dinner and several jelly beans this morning. Other than that, the food was good. I KNOW that I'm looking for pleasure and the wrong place...I need help.... Read more

  • What a Week (but I press on)!

    3/2/2015 8:31:15 PM, by JENSAWIP

    The title almost says it all. It's been a little over a week since I started abstaining from alcohol and it's been rough! I had bad cravings for a few days, where I wanted to crawl out of my skin, but thankfully that's passed. I think that now I'm just dealing with the residuals. Now, and I can... Read more

  • Random thoughts about God, food trackers, consistency, and a snowman

    3/2/2015 4:02:54 PM, by HAPPYOHIO

    I am always so grateful when a new month rolls around and I can flip the calendar over for a fresh start again. I'm PUMPED that March is finally here. Now only if we had some springtime weather to go with it! :) The last week of February, I ended up not pushing myself hard enough to end the ... Read more

  • I feel like it's not working anymore

    3/2/2015 2:28:14 PM, by BIGBONED8

    I finally decided to weigh myself. And since the beginning of the year, I've lost 3 lbs. That's pathetic. I know that I haven't exercised like I thought I would, but my eating habits have definitely changed. I now realize that is only part of it. Those diets that say you don't have to exercise ... Read more

  • I lied...

    3/2/2015 8:30:46 AM, by ZELLAZM

    In my last blog post, I said I would be posting from Florida. I lied. I'm back in Germany now, having arrived last Friday after a long trip that took me from Minneapolis to Philadelphia to Frankfurt and finally back to my little home town near Stuttgart. The trip went super smooth for which I am VER... Read more

  • it's a new month

    3/2/2015 8:11:02 AM, by MOMMY445

    a new month is now underway. i am looking forward to when spring starts and so is my daughter. she is soooooo excited about her birthday that is coming up near the end of this month. she enjoys being active and keeps me active as well. she also enjoys reading regularly,too. all of the birds are doin... Read more

  • Mar 02: Now I Know How Worthless Feel Like

    3/2/2015 6:58:46 AM, by FATHINSN

    After a review with team lead, direct supervisor and HR rep for our department, I felt so worthless and confused and I tried so hard not to break down. In previous review, they said my rating was pro-rate because I'm a new staff (sounds like a normal thing). Then in today's review, they said because... Read more

  • March 2015

    3/1/2015 9:47:15 PM, by WANDAC2013

    Today is March 1. I determined to stay on track today after weighing in at 274.5. Yeah. Started ok. Went to mealoaf/macncheese hell. With a side of jelly beans. Smfh. But, on a positive note, I did 30 on bike today..about 500 calories burned...after eating over 3,000. ***sigh***... Read more

  • The Importance of Staying Hydrated

    3/1/2015 9:42:03 PM, by IMAVISION

    194 91 194 91 194 91 194 91194 91 189 "Did you know that we often drink less water in the Winter, because our bodies are not as aware of our need for it?" ~ Annessa Chumbley, RD 189 194 91 194 91 194 91 194 91194 91 Three reasons to drink more water in the Winter months! ... Read more

  • who signs up for an ultra relay on a whim?

    3/1/2015 7:00:48 PM, by SNOWKAT2

    ME! I got so caught up in the excitement that I did it! Don't quite know what possessed me... maybe the challenge of something way outside my comfort zone and maybe the thought of having such a fun time with some cool people. Whatever the reason, I am in. 6 hour ultra relay happening on June... Read more

  • Day 1 of Get Healthy

    3/1/2015 5:00:57 PM, by TABBYKAT75

    today is the 1st of the week, the 1st of the month and the 1st day of getting healthy. Went to the doctor Thursday. Not a great trip. I have been on 3 different classes of diabetic meds and she said I failed those I am now trying Farxiga. It's good so far. I was told I have COPD and they sent me... Read more

  • Satisfying Sunday

    3/1/2015 2:10:18 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Sunday, March 1, 2015 ... Read more

  • Recovery is a Journey

    3/1/2015 1:56:47 PM, by DYANNE4293

    When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. --Franklin Delano Roosevelt Newcomer Initially
    , I was excited about recovery. I felt better for a while. I hate to say it, but now that I'm not at the beginning any more, everything seems worse. I feel more cynical than ever. Spons... Read more

  • Week 4...

    3/1/2015 10:51:07 AM, by SNEAKYGREG

    Finished week 4 yesterday of the couch to 5k. Next Saturday will be a 20 minute run. So far everything is going well, weight continues to go down and body is feeling good with the running. Have a good week... Read more

  • Soaking Flaxmeal in water = egg substitute

    3/1/2015 9:35:56 AM, by QUERIDAANA

    I was looking for a muffin recipe today to use up my carrots. It calls for flaxseed soaked in water for 5 minutes as an egg replacement in carrot muffins.
    n-gf/ Flaxseed faux egg
    e-a-flax-eg... Read more

  • Yikes!

    3/1/2015 8:48:54 AM, by CARILOUIE

    It's been a long time since I've tracked my food on here. I've written down little bits and pieces in a notebook, but I haven't been looking at the calories. Holy moly! I tracked today's breakfast, and I'm already up at almost 700 calories. And it's the little stuff like the OJ and chai tea that add... Read more

  • Mar 01: Losing Kgs and Inches

    3/1/2015 8:20:30 AM, by FATHINSN

    Compare to 1st February, measurement on 1st March showed I lost some kgs ad inches. I was quite surprise but maybe not much surprise because I've been losing appetite since I started to get sick in mid February. Here's my measurement: Weight = 58.7 kg (Jan 3rd = 58.4"; Feb 1st = 59.6") = ... Read more

  • 25 cheap foods that are good for you--spark article

    2/28/2015 11:08:59 PM, by QUERIDAANA

    I loved this article about cheap foods that are good for you.
    210&page=2 But the prices are much higher in my area.... Read more

  • Spectacular Saturday

    2/28/2015 12:52:34 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Saturday, February 28, 2015 ... Read more

  • Finding Balance

    2/28/2015 12:26:33 PM, by DYANNE4293

    Finding balance Let's not forget to play. Our new way of life is a serious matter, but it is not intended as a punishment; nor do we need to repent and suffer for the rest of our lives. Our new way of life is intended to produce growth. But growth takes work. And work needs play for balance. If ... Read more

  • Another Snow Storm on the Way

    2/28/2015 12:12:23 PM, by KLMEIRING

    Can I just say, "Oy Vey!"... Read more

  • Last day of the month--time for updates and analysis

    2/28/2015 11:50:17 AM, by QUERIDAANA

    This month was very productive for me. 1. increased vegetables and fruits 2. was consistent in cooking healthful meals 3. exercised as much as I could 4. feasted daily at The Lord's Table ... Read more

  • Gotta Find My Mojo Again

    2/28/2015 9:29:28 AM, by REDDOTFLYER

    Feb was not my best month. I started training to run a half marathon. Adding running should have been an easy transition for me since I had been using the elliptical to work up to it. I had trouble getting any of my exercise in this month. I felt tired and actually slept a little more in the morning... Read more

  • Feb 28: Mmmm, Finally, Ice-Cream!

    2/28/2015 4:54:56 AM, by FATHINSN

    I was sick for ages (well, actually, about two or three weeks, hehe) and one of things I had to skip was ice-cream. Cold and cough don't mix with ice-cream *crying a river. So, today, I feeeeeeeeeel so good, after a nice night nice sleep and no more lasting headache from previous day and most i... Read more

  • Fantastic Friday

    2/28/2015 12:55:47 AM, by KNEEMAKER

    Friday, February 27, 2015 ... Read more

  • My computer likes the cold

    2/27/2015 9:57:24 PM, by QUERIDAANA

    I have found the learning curve for windows 8 rather steep. I much prefer my old dying laptop which has windows 7. however, it overheats and then does the dreaded blue screen dump crash--but not today. Today it is unbearably cold in my unheated back porch room. I wore 3 sweaters and a coat wit... Read more

  • I am awesome

    2/27/2015 3:00:40 PM, by NEED2MOVE2

    Spirits are lifted .. feeling great! Life is good! 345... Read more

  • Ima's Quote for the Day!

    2/27/2015 1:33:52 PM, by IMAVISION

    195 195 195 195195 195 195 195195 195 “Confidence is knowing who you are and not changing it a bit because of someone’s version of your reality is not their reality.” ― Shannon L. Alder 195 195 195 195195 195 195 195195 195... Read more

  • Circumstances

    2/27/2015 10:43:11 AM, by RUNNINGWILD

    People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can’t find them, make them.” - G.B. Shaw... Read more

  • Feb 27: A Whole Day of Headache & Dizziness

    2/27/2015 10:15:26 AM, by FATHINSN

    Hmm, maybe a combo of sleep deprived and cafe food made my head hurt. If I slept late on previous night, I will take nap during lunchtime. I think since last week's Wednesday night that I'm starting to have terrible sleep. It was a night full of strong sound and light of fireworks. And apparently Ch... Read more

  • it's friday

    2/27/2015 9:59:26 AM, by MOMMY445

    my allergies are really acting up this morning. i will just go out once in the afternoon to run a few errands. it got cold very fast yesterday outside. today is superhero day at my daughter's school. she has a cool outfit ready to wear. she was up early this morning, as she wanted to put on her supe... Read more

  • Injury

    2/27/2015 1:50:01 AM, by TRYINGOVER

    Today my knee hurt, a lot. I was still tempted to run and work through it, but after being on my feet all day, taking the stairs, and walking around campus, my knee was swollen and burning when I got home. I definitely pulled or injured something (the swelling was localized). I iced and elevated it ... Read more

  • Terrific Thursday

    2/26/2015 10:18:08 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Thursday, February 26, 2015 ... Read more

  • Eating every 4 hours

    2/26/2015 10:07:28 PM, by QUERIDAANA

    I have been eating every 4 hours for the last 2 days. I always get hungry after 3 hours. So for one hour 4 times per day I am practicing patience, practicing distracting my self, and I have been drinking tea and water to fill myself up. The most successful distractions were taking up the piano and... Read more


    2/26/2015 7:13:33 PM, by WANDAC2013

    ...I have it starting in 3 more days!!!!!!!! Such a relief!!!!!! Truthfully, I've been struggling emotionally lately....the world and our country are so bleak.....evil dominates--or appears to--and I feel hopeless. Personally, I am struggling.....lonely, self loathing, the mother, finall... Read more

  • 2015 Drunken Cupid 5K

    2/26/2015 4:26:24 PM, by MIRAGE727

    Any race that has a name like this...I gotta do! It was only about 5 minutes from my house at New England Ale House Grill, where I run with a Monday Night Group that stages here. And the run started at 10:00am on a Saturday! As I pulled up early, there was Michael, one of the hardest working Co... Read more

  • Feb 26: Lots & Lots of Red!

    2/26/2015 9:38:57 AM, by FATHINSN

    This month, I bought lots of red clothes, yay! Sort of my mission of the month - get red blouse, red sweater, red dress, red shirt, haha. The only thing I haven't found any courage to try is red pants/jeans. Red skirts are fine but red pants feel like I really want people to see my legs LOL I like t... Read more

  • The Power of Love

    2/26/2015 9:07:35 AM, by DYANNE4293

    The Power of Love Love is the best motivation. When we are plugged in to our Higher Power, we are plugged in to love. It flows through us like a current, energizing our sluggish hearts and minds. As we work the 12 Steps of this program, we are given increased ability to love. By turning over our... Read more

  • it's thursday

    2/26/2015 8:47:50 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to reflect and recharge for me today. i am all caught up in both of my online courses, so i have some spare time on my hands. my daughter is looking forward to celebrating her birthday next month. she keeps changing her mind on how she wants to celebrate it. i know she will make up her mind s... Read more

  • Just. Keep. Moving.

    2/25/2015 10:58:22 PM, by AIRMANSWIFE21

    It's hard being the mother of a baby. It's even harder (I believe) being the mother of a baby who was born a preemie. Every day you have to make a conscious effort to work with your child in the areas of his development, because if you don't, it will be harder for him to catch up, developmentally, t... Read more

  • Devastated and sad

    2/25/2015 8:44:44 PM, by DIAMORROW1

    On Monday my husband of 18 years died suddenly during a routine surgery. I am lost and devastated. I am trying not to eat myself through this. I just dont know how to recover from this loss. He was my best friend and soul mate....just clueless and lost.... Read more

  • Wonderful Wednesday

    2/25/2015 7:58:16 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Wednesday, February 25, 2015 ... Read more

  • I had NO IDEA!

    2/25/2015 7:01:16 PM, by MONTREALESTMOI

    My Sparkfriends know that February has been a BRUTAL month for me. I have been dealing with so many professional, personal, and unexpected life issues. I AM IN OVERLOAD MODE, for sure! Although I have not been consistent with sticking to my exercise calendar, I have still tried to, AT A MINIMUM... Read more

  • 4 miles done!

    2/25/2015 3:20:07 PM, by WANDAC2013

    4 yesterday and 4 today on the levee! Feeling good...actually will hit all my nutritional goals today if I stick with what I've tracked!!!! Blood sugar very low tonight so I had to add applesauce and 2 crackers...still in range for all my nutrition goals today!!!!! No walking tomorrow...wi... Read more

  • Choose Happiness

    2/25/2015 3:17:50 PM, by DYANNE4293

    Happiness is a decision. We came into this program desperate for help and perhaps solace too. We were more painful than most. Seeing all the smiles and hearing the laughter of the women and men at the meetings convinced us we were right! Fortunately, we have stuck around long enough to understand ... Read more

  • Feb 25: 50-min/Day, 5 Day A Week?!!

    2/25/2015 9:31:46 AM, by FATHINSN

    I just read an article about how much exercise you need to lose weight: How Much Exercise Do You REALLY Need to Lose Weight?
    se_you_really_need_to_lose_weight From the article: "ACSM has published new physical activity recomme... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    2/25/2015 8:19:28 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to get outdoors and enjoy! even though it is cold here, it is sunny today. i am feeling a lot better today, so i will be outdoors more than i was the other day. my daughter is enjoying the weather these days. all of the birds say hi. have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • I had better luck with meal planning this week

    2/24/2015 11:25:29 PM, by QUERIDAANA

    This week I improved planning meals based on time, taste, season and coupons following the advice from this article:
    485&page=2... Read more

  • Fast food ads

    2/24/2015 10:46:35 PM, by WINACHST

    The last couple of times I have been at the gym and watching TV, I saw some ads for fast food restaurants and I think their marketing people ought to be fired. I cannot believe they should even think that the breaded deep-fried thingies look appealing. The food that was being advertised looked awfu... Read more

  • Tantalising Tuesday

    2/24/2015 10:06:10 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Tuesday, February 24, 2015 ... Read more

  • Feb 24: Happy Birthday To Friends!

    2/24/2015 10:58:48 AM, by FATHINSN

    I know lots of people but close friends are very few. One friend that I consider quite close had her birthday today - Happy Birthday, Ejan! And four days earlier, another close friend's birthday - Happy Birthday, Herma! I wish I can do something special for them but I don't think I'm good with gifts... Read more

  • Don't take things Personal

    2/24/2015 10:16:53 AM, by DYANNE4293

    Don't take storms personally. Somewhere out in the Pacific, a storm brewed and swirled and thrashed and died without ever touching the land. Three days, later, under a clear blue sky, the storm surge reached the California coast near Los Angeles. The sea threw rocks at my house, and the waves s... Read more

  • WooHoo! Back for a second day!

    2/24/2015 9:08:58 AM, by PEZCATHY

    YAY! I am back today! My second day back. I was able to stay mostly on track yesterday. I gave in about 8:00 last night and ate one cup of cereal (without milk) for an additional 130 calories, so that isn't too bad. Especially considering my diet has been horrible these last few months with a su... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    2/24/2015 8:37:09 AM, by MOMMY445

    i found, in the daily newspaper, an opportunity to get some extra work in to improve my math and english skills even more. i will inquire into that today, as well as some other options to get another job. my daughter says hi to everyone and sends hugs. all of the birds are doing well and say cheep,c... Read more

  • Measures for February 22 through 28

    2/23/2015 11:02:27 PM, by RUNNINGWILD

    KCCC list: Empty, clean and refill litter box (put new litter in it) 248 Email clinic members the Sunday's route map 248 Go through clothes for donation Fold and reorganize run clothes Make eye appointment Make dentist appointment Walk Hughy (& Lucky?) 3x 311 207 Lose ... Read more

  • Magnificent Monday

    2/23/2015 9:51:03 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Monday, February 23, 2015 ... Read more

  • Has anyone tried this drink remedy for heart health?

    2/23/2015 5:20:09 PM, by QUERIDAANA

    Unpasteurized Apple cider vinegar garlic juice ginger juice I read that it iis good for unblocking arteries.... Read more

  • feeling better about things, regrouped over the weekend

    2/23/2015 3:07:34 PM, by EVRLNGFOO

    thank you all so much for your wonderful support in my last blog. you all really got me thinking that i can't expect this to happen overnight, i will have struggles and it can go very slowly sometimes. i just need to focus, and look at past successes. i really need to look at what i'm doing now, wha... Read more

  • Pause, Rewind, Delete

    2/23/2015 11:28:40 AM, by HOPEFULHIPPO

    If it were only that easy to fight the mutant ninja fat cells that way. So here it is in black and white. I have completely regained the 10 pounds that I've worked so so hard to lose. those ten pounds of plateauing. those ten pounds of constant blogging and obsessing. al... Read more

  • Sigh...trying again to restart!!!

    2/23/2015 10:55:12 AM, by PEZCATHY

    I am a stress eater. The more stress I have, the more I eat, and the less I want to do. Long story short, my 6 and 7 (now 7 and 8) year old grandsons came to live with me the beginning of June. It has been a tremendous financial strain on me. I finally was able to get Medicaid for them so that ... Read more

  • Making A Home

    2/23/2015 10:44:34 AM, by DYANNE4293

    Today's thought is: Make yourself at home. It was night, only a few months after I'd begun my skydiving adventure.One of the other skydivers was sitting in a lawn chair. The evening lights had been turned on and he was wrapped up in a sleeping bag, reading a book under the hazy glow. He was one ... Read more

  • Feb 23: Creaking Body While Exercises, haha

    2/23/2015 9:10:46 AM, by FATHINSN

    After quite a while since I did exercise, I did some squats and lunges today. Nothing too intense, just 5 reps for each squat, forward lunges, reverse lunges, squat with hop, side lunges. But I kept hearing this creaking sound like rusty door hinges, haha. I guess that's a sign that I need to k... Read more

  • it's monday

    2/23/2015 9:08:12 AM, by MOMMY445

    off to a slow start this morning. my allergies are acting up just now, so i am taking it easy. my daughter was all bundled up for school today. i may go out later in the afternoon. i will see how i feel by then and if it has warmed up outside,too. i am continuing to look for another job, to work on ... Read more

  • Gratitude List

    2/23/2015 6:42:03 AM, by KLMEIRING

    I am feeling very grateful today...... grateful for my friends in the Spark Community. Grateful for a roof over my head that isn't collapsing or leaking.... grateful for the clothes on my back. Grateful for my friends outside of the Spark Community. Grateful for my family & my health. Grateful ... Read more

  • Taking a time out

    2/22/2015 6:29:50 PM, by MONTREALESTMOI

    As of late, my life has been a little on the stressful side. Transitions in and of themselves are never easy. When you couple a new position with existing responsibilities and unexpected life episodes, you are bound to hit a brick wall and burn out. That is where I am right now. I have pushed m... Read more

  • Feels SO GOOD to have a GOOD day! :)

    2/22/2015 3:10:24 PM, by HAPPYOHIO

    I've been in such a weight loss rut for the last two weeks, so I'm VERY happy to say that yesterday I broke the streak of failing to track all my calories, failing to work out, and failing to make healthy choices with my eating. Here's what I did! First, I was super lucky that my husband s... Read more

  • Artificial Sweeteners in Milk? - The Dr. Oz Show

    2/22/2015 2:27:02 PM, by IMAVISION

    466 466 466 466 466 466 466 466 466 466 As always - I 304 for stopping in to check this information out. God bless us all with the desire to seek out clear knowledge concerning the products we choose to purchase! 466 466 466 466 466 466 466 466 466 466 "Industry m... Read more

  • Spectacular Sunday

    2/22/2015 12:46:44 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Sunday, February 22, 2015 ... Read more

  • it's sunday

    2/22/2015 11:10:36 AM, by MOMMY445

    it's the last week of february and a week full of challenges for me. still looking for another job while continuing to do my two online college courses. my daughter and i are at the library for a while. then we are off on a walk. all the birds say hi. have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • Resentments

    2/22/2015 8:28:31 AM, by DYANNE4293

    The Fox and the Stork One evening the fox invited his friend the stork to dinner. For a joke the fox prepared soup and served it in a shallow dish. The fox could easily lap up the soup. But the stork, with its long bill, went hungry. The fox gave the stork a sly grin and said, "I am so sorry. I... Read more

  • Too much sitting changes the metabolism for the worse

    2/21/2015 11:28:39 PM, by QUERIDAANA
    is_too_much This article was eye-opening for me. I will walk for 5 minutes every hour tomorrow.... Read more

  • Goal Rewards

    2/21/2015 9:47:03 PM, by PALMETTO_DEWBUG

    165-A new pair of Danskin workout pants and a workout shirt 160-GymBoss interval timer 155-Road ID and cargo pants 150-Choreographed United Taps routine ("Hats Off") 145-Shaun buys leather :) 140- 135-GOAL! pick a reward from below! *Professionally-fitted tennis shoes (go go running... Read more

  • Snow preparation the stores were full

    2/21/2015 9:24:36 PM, by QUERIDAANA

    We went shopping to beat the snow storm. Seems like everyone had the same idea.... Read more

  • For My Sparkfriends not on Facebook - GRANDBABY!

    2/21/2015 8:05:01 PM, by EUPHRATES

    Well, okay, he's not much of a "baby" anymore (he's going to end up taller than ALL of us if his 2 year old measurements are any indication). My daughter-in-lawless (and Sparkfriend PHOENIXXRISING) put these up after the family went out to play in the snow. Reminds me of the video of the puppy... Read more

  • Here We Go Again

    2/21/2015 7:16:37 PM, by JENSAWIP

    Well, here I am again. I have been struggling with my eating & drinking (again!) and in the meantime have gained enough weight to be the heaviest I've ever been. I feel awful. A stroll through my previous blogs would show that these aren't new problems. An ongoing problem that I haven't figured ... Read more

  • Superior Saturday

    2/21/2015 6:35:51 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Saturday, February 21, 2015 ... Read more

  • Hope - word of the day

    2/21/2015 12:28:26 PM, by DYANNE4293

    Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul And sings the tune without the words And never stops at all. --Emily Dickinson We often hum and sing to ourselves because it makes us feel content. It is the melody itself that makes us feel good - words and thoughts do not matter. Having h... Read more

  • Week 3 in the books

    2/21/2015 11:35:47 AM, by SNEAKYGREG

    Well 3 weeks down on the 9 week couch to 5k and all that old running joy is coming back. Cardio recovery is getting better with each run and run endurance getting better also. I have a plan for a 5k in june, did it last year so have a time to beat and then on to long runs... well training for them a... Read more

  • Morning exercise

    2/21/2015 9:45:33 AM, by CARILOUIE

    I used to be a morning exerciser. I woke up at 5:00 every day to get in a swim, a run, or a lifting session. And it was great. I had tons of energy, I stayed on track with my eating throughout the day... So what happened??!?!? I am no longer that morning person. I've been staying up wayyyy... Read more

  • Saturday

    2/21/2015 12:13:56 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Sending many blessings love joy and prayers to all my friends thanks for being there for me I love you all enjoy your weekend hug 304... Read more

  • Why I Am Not Going To Quit:

    2/20/2015 10:30:12 PM, by APRILRUSSELL3

    I got through the holidays fairly well and stuck to my diet and lost weight. But then in January, when everyone else is busy setting New Year's Resolutions, I got it in my head that it was just too much--too much stress in my life to keep eating right. And I was tired of doing the right thing. So... Read more

  • Fantastic Friday

    2/20/2015 10:25:09 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Friday, February 20, 2015 ... Read more

  • Record cold temperatures this week

    2/20/2015 9:39:11 PM, by QUERIDAANA

    I have been enoying my fireplace and exercising to keep warm.... Read more

  • I got a new Fitbit Charge HR!

    2/20/2015 4:56:50 PM, by HAPPYOHIO

    I'm SO excited that I splurged on a new fitness tool for myself - a Fitbit Charge HR! (Please ignore all the crap on my kitchen counter! We'd just walked in from the store when I took the pic!) :) There are so many different ones on the market, and I've been eyeing these little f... Read more

  • giving it my all, or i'm quitting

    2/20/2015 2:45:42 PM, by EVRLNGFOO

    i've been struggling, i've been self-sabotaging myself, i've been lying to myself, i've been full of one excuse after another. when did this start? it's been going on so long i can't even tell. but it needs to change! i've been gaining and losing the same 5-10 lbs for months! i can't do this anymore... Read more

  • Focus is back

    2/20/2015 12:17:11 PM, by NEED2MOVE2

    More determined to eat healthy and move my body 104... Read more

  • No wonder we have an entire generation of overweight kids

    2/20/2015 12:05:30 PM, by NEED2MOVE2

    I have bad blood work.. the fat in my blood is bad. Not just oh.. I need to loose weight. This FAT is the killing kind. So I have been researching FAT in food before I eat it... because I recently ate something ( I thought ) healthy BUT It was loaded with FAT 44 grams to be exact. It is jaw ... Read more

  • Healthy is the New Awesome

    2/20/2015 11:48:17 AM, by MARTHROID

    I don't care about being hot or sexy. I want to be energentic and feel good. I want to accomplish something I feel good about. I want to get up in the morning and not feel like crap. I want to go to bed at night tired and satisfied with myself. Who cares what size I am? I need to knock that off... Read more

  • 5 words or less

    2/20/2015 11:21:41 AM, by ARMOMMI2

    Bundled up for warmth.... Read more

  • My Skinny Jeans Are Just Jeans

    2/20/2015 10:34:11 AM, by MUFFIY831

    First off, thanks for all your support on my last post (
    dual.asp?blog_id=5878134). We heard from the doctor but we still don't have any real answers, so we are still living in an episode of House. Apparently my boyfriend is a medical mys... Read more

  • Reflection for the Day

    2/20/2015 10:26:19 AM, by DYANNE4293

    Reflection for the Day Among the many gifts that we are offered in The Program is the gift of freedom. Paradoxically, however, the gift of freedom is not without a price tag; freedom can only be achieved by paying the price called acceptance. Similarly, if we can surrender to God's guidance, it wil... Read more

  • it's friday

    2/20/2015 9:58:07 AM, by MOMMY445

    another very cool day here today. i will head out in a while to run an errand or two. a day to catch up on housework and course work for me. then i can enjoy the weekend to the fullest! all of the birds say hi. my daughter is now taking part in basketball at school. she really enjoys being active an... Read more