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  • PMSing...

    9/20/2014 4:20:31 PM, by WANDAC2013

    ...and slept only 4 hours or so...been up since 2 a.m....went to d3ntist to have crown recemented...they pissed me off, saying new crown and bridge would be put in Oct. 9... that's 4 weeks...should be 2 or 3...I walked out, shaking my head...went to de luz for a while. ..stopped at jitb for tacos on... Read more

  • it's saturday

    9/20/2014 2:35:42 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter finished reading the book that she got out from the library last week. now she is reading another one. i will continue to encourage her love of reading. she has finished a book before me this time. sometimes, we will just sit quietly together and be reading from different books. i treasu... Read more

  • Satisfying Saturday

    9/20/2014 1:50:00 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Saturday, September 20, 2014... Read more

  • Saturday

    9/20/2014 12:31:16 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    still in the hospital either going to rehab or home hugz... Read more

  • Everyone Has the Right!

    9/19/2014 10:32:53 PM, by MIRAGE727

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  • Fabulous Fantastic Friday

    9/19/2014 6:10:26 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Friday, September 19,m2014... Read more

  • it's friday

    9/19/2014 3:31:38 PM, by MOMMY445

    another week is coming to a close. i heard from another place where i had applied for a job. they are having interviews next wednesday. so i let them know i am definitely available on wednesday to come for an interview. then i heard from another place that may want to see me for a interview, for a d... Read more

  • Staycation Day #5

    9/19/2014 11:53:25 AM, by RAWCOOKIE

    I really didn't feel like doing anything today - it was grey and overcast and I felt :(. But - knowing myself well, I got up, had breakfast, and went to collect my vegetable box (leeks, onion, potato, carrots, parsley, field mushrooms aka Portabello, green beans, cherry tomatoes - ALL LOCAL!). ... Read more

  • Lbs gone and a race this weekend

    9/19/2014 11:39:07 AM, by BECKY3126

    I am beyond happy right now! It feels so worth it to step on the scale and see it heading in the right direction. Especially when I have stuck to my plan as much as I have. I have never been this successful at not eating junk and I don't know that I have ever worked out 6-7 days a week. I don't even... Read more

  • Friday...

    9/19/2014 11:31:03 AM, by WANDAC2013

    Spoke to Amber last night and I will see her at some point today to get my $60 back today...hopefully! That has dug into my car pmt due to my dish tv oversight. Ugh... C25K w5d1 done again...had to stop twice, once to tie my shoe again and once to turn off fog lamps...still did good though with... Read more

  • Lost Two!

    9/19/2014 2:31:47 AM, by MARIAAT160

    Yeay finally down another few pounds. I feel like I finally kicked my butt in gear and am now two pounds lighter. Still keeping track of calories and today my work out included biking to work and crunches, push ups, and weights.... Read more

  • TGIF

    9/19/2014 1:16:19 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Enjoy your day very painful day for mee sending prayers and blessings... Read more

  • Terrific Thursday

    9/18/2014 10:21:45 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Thursday, September 18, 2014--Terrific day... Read more

  • To Know Myself

    9/18/2014 10:03:18 PM, by APRILRUSSELL3

    When I was nineteen and 120 pounds, I compared myself to other girls and convinced myself I was fat. I started taking diet pills and was afraid to eat. I ended up in the hospital after a run on a 100 degree day in Texas in July. I was convinced I was fat, but I never again would engage in any of ... Read more

  • Wow. I feel like a zero right now!

    9/18/2014 8:00:37 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    I can't believe tomorrow is Friday and I have only done one work out this week. I have done zero running. I have not tracked one morsel of food. WTF is wrong with me. TOM is a monthly occurrence, what right do I have to act like its the scourge of my existence. Like life needs to be put on hold beca... Read more

  • Needing Encouragement

    9/18/2014 1:37:48 PM, by KIMBERLY187

    As I have mentioned in my previous blogs, I am training for my first 5k which is in a little over a month. When I started training I set my program up with a cushion between when I finish my training and when the race is. My cushion just keeps getting smaller! I have now gone 11 days without running... Read more

  • 1 week ago...

    9/18/2014 12:47:22 PM, by WANDAC2013

    ....I was in the dentist's chair. Scared. Stressed. Anxious. Here I am 1 week later...knowing the fear, stress, and anxiety SERVED NO PURPOSE!!!!... Read more

  • it's thursday

    9/18/2014 11:48:23 AM, by MOMMY445

    another day has begun. it is very cool and cloudy here today. i have started to work on my online course. i will work on it a bit every day until i am done. the teacher sends some work online for you to do. then you complete it online and she marks it. my daughter is really looking forward to her f... Read more

  • Staycation Day #4

    9/18/2014 11:26:57 AM, by RAWCOOKIE

    I didn't set out to blog every day of my 2 weeks' break from work - but it is proving to be an ideal way for me to journal how I use my precious holiday time. Today I got out early, did my Spark exercises, and set out for another 5mile hike cross-country. I am finding that around 5 miles is ... Read more

  • Self discovery - day 3

    9/18/2014 9:24:52 AM, by LIMOM2TWINS

    Day 3 of FOREVER - Self Discovery Day 25 of 393 - Diane's Wedding First off - THANK YOU SO MUCH - to all of our that responded to me with your support and kind words - it is really amazing to me how much I would love to meet all of you someday to give you all a hug! I really appre... Read more

  • 2014 Tarpon Springs Triathlon

    9/18/2014 7:48:54 AM, by MIRAGE727

    First & foremost, I'm thankful for my wife, DSSECRETS, who is always with me at my Triathlons. She takes all the fabulous photos, which can be very telling about the journey. She also shows the wonderful support I have. My Sis, LEC22041, made her 2nd trip from the DC area, just to see me do another ... Read more

  • Success is right around the corner

    9/18/2014 6:31:16 AM, by CATHRINE2010

    Yep!! IT is so close I can taste it!! Success!! It is so much better than any sweet cake or cookie I have ever had! Success. I want it bad! So bad in fact that I was willing to change everyone life around me to grasp it. Oh they did not want to change with me. I dragged them along my journey with me... Read more

  • hump Day

    9/18/2014 12:11:14 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    I made it thru surgery sending prayers and blessings hugz... Read more

  • hump Day

    9/18/2014 12:11:12 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    I made it thru surgery sending prayers and blessings hugz... Read more

  • My due date is Friday...

    9/17/2014 11:32:09 PM, by NEECOLE09

    Oh, hi there! Yes, I am still alive but much, much bigger than the last time I posted (still 5 pounds lighter than my heaviest weight ever, and most of it is baby! Score!) I just wanted to jump on here and reacquaint myself with the site since I plan to jump right back onto the weight loss wagon as ... Read more

  • yay my good day - diet and exercise

    9/17/2014 10:32:09 PM, by HEALTHYPRIYA

    early morning i went for RPM Bike group class and burned over 300 cals in 30 mins, followed by 10 minutes yoga stretching breakfast: Avacado Sandwich with some cream cheese snack: apple and coffee lunch: steamed seafood salad with some almonds evening snack: soy milk, and orange and Din... Read more

  • Non-scale victory total-my cholesterol lowered AGAIN! Vegan power!

    9/17/2014 10:08:45 PM, by MSKIZ69

    Days like yesterday are a reminder that is not always about the amount of weight I can lift or mile I can walk(and now run, woohoo!)-that with the family risk factors of heart disease and diabetes that I am lessening my risk even as I grow older. I want to be around for my kids as long as I can with... Read more

  • Better today ...

    9/17/2014 4:55:12 PM, by WANDAC2013

    Better mood, feel more positive...did c25k w5d1 again today, a bit quicker than Monday! Ugh....let Amber borrow money til Friday then got email saying my dish bill is overdue...better get my money back cuz I had to cut into car payment to pay dish. Lower calories today cuz I overdid yester... Read more

  • Wonderful Wednesday

    9/17/2014 4:02:53 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Wednesday, September 17, 2014... Read more

  • 100 days of weight loss day 17: a bit of forward progression

    9/17/2014 3:47:40 PM, by EVRLNGFOO

    what i've been struggling most with during this challenge is that i'm more interested in losing weight than committed. i catch myself doing something and think, yes, i'm interested. the first time i've actually felt committed was this morning when i finally got up at 4 am to work out. i finally felt... Read more

  • Reflecting

    9/17/2014 1:22:00 PM, by KATHY98665

    I am back! I stepped back over the summer while I worked on a commitment to challenge myself to add even more exercise to my week. As some of my Sparkfriends know, I work for the schools and so am off for the summer. I vowed I would use this time to work on my fitness. After reading about a Run/Walk... Read more

  • Saycation Day #3

    9/17/2014 11:18:24 AM, by RAWCOOKIE

    Not such an adventurous day today - it's blustery and raining on/off and I feel like doing nothing! I had to go into work for a meeting with my mentor today (yes, I know I'm supposed to be on holiday!) - so I made that into something a bit more Sparky by getting an earlier bus, and walking for ... Read more

  • my workouts and diet

    9/17/2014 4:50:02 AM, by HEALTHYPRIYA

    I am loving my workouts, morning 30 minutes of sweating out gives me happiness yesterday was a nice run outdoors near the lake and today i went for a body pump strength group class, loved picking those barbells tomorrow i am planning a RPM group class after work out i drink my protein s... Read more

  • Hump Day

    9/17/2014 12:34:40 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    I have surgery in the morning surrounding myself by my guarian angels God and Jesus sending prayers nad blessings hugx... Read more

  • Tremendous Tuesday

    9/16/2014 11:09:42 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Tuesday, September 16, 2014... Read more

  • Shoulder Injury

    9/16/2014 9:18:35 PM, by DYANNE4293

    I injured my shoulder last week. I have no idea what I did. But the pain is great enough that it wakes me in the middle of the night. I have a doctor appointment in the morning. I haven't been to the gym since last Wednesday. I have been walking for exercise. I ran some over the weekend. ... Read more

  • Fall BLC Goals

    9/16/2014 9:04:09 PM, by 2BEABETTERME

    My third BLC started last week. Here are my goals for these 10 weeks: 1. Consistency I have managed to be consistent with my water for the last six months (as in 8 or more glasses everyday) and that is it. I need to find what works for me to be consistent with exercise and eating healthy.... Read more

  • Self Discovery & I am not liking it at all.....

    9/16/2014 1:35:24 PM, by LIMOM2TWINS

    Day 23 of 393 For me SparkPeople is all about self discovery - finding out what works for you, finding friends to support each other along the way, and really looking into yourself - to find the true you. I have been doing that and you know what - I realize (although this does not surprise... Read more

  • 100 days of weight loss days 15 & 16

    9/16/2014 12:57:22 PM, by EVRLNGFOO

    i had a great conversation with myself this morning. i really wanted to stop at safeway and get cookies. i didn't have cash on me, so i would have had to use my debit card. for a dollar?! no way. then i thought, i could get a bag of crackers/chips to go with my lunch. but then i thought, no, i do no... Read more

  • Staycation Day #2

    9/16/2014 12:17:44 PM, by RAWCOOKIE

    I started the day before 6am with a cup of coffee - all eager to complete a puzzle I'd been up doing until midnight the night before! Then I did my 10 mins crunchless core workout - and felt so good that I went on and found anoth... Read more

  • Choosing not to

    9/16/2014 11:14:09 AM, by KIMBERLY187

    I always see lots of articles on how to avoid unhealthy food in the office. However this never really seemed to be an issue where I work. We don't really celebrate birthdays or bring in that much food. Even then most of the people I work with are so into eating healthy that if they bring something i... Read more

  • woo hoo!

    9/16/2014 10:08:08 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter told me this morning that she made the cross country team at school! woo hoo! way to go,sweetheart! she has a field trip coming up next monday and she put my name down as a volunteer. knowing my daughter, she was one of the first ones to hand the registration form and fee in this morning... Read more

  • I'm an OVERCOMER!!!!

    9/16/2014 9:34:18 AM, by WANDAC2013

    Speaking that into my life today!!! Feeling challenged...negative...but I will persevere and lean on Christ!!!... Read more

  • Tues

    9/16/2014 12:58:11 AM, by CHIBIKARATE


  • Marvelous Monday

    9/15/2014 10:38:15 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Monday, September 15, 2014... Read more

  • Goals for the rest of 2014

    9/15/2014 3:47:39 PM, by RUNNINGWILD

    I have to take this a few weeks at a time or I'll overwelm myself. First - The Victoria Half Marathon is October 12, 2014 - my MAIN goal is to beat the time I had the last time I ran this course. Shouldn't be too hard, it was over 2:30. Between now and then, I will continue to run three times ... Read more

  • Monday Sept 15th.

    9/15/2014 1:43:13 PM, by GRANDEFILLE

    Yes I'm still alive and well. School has started and is keeping me real busy. Appart from the fact that I am going to school Monday to Thursday, that I work Monday to Friday, I have homeworks. So far the chemestry and calculus are not too hard, but there is quite a bit of homework. Plus I have t... Read more

  • It has been a while

    9/15/2014 12:25:51 PM, by IAMBRE

    I recently had my annual woman exam and physical exam and my weight is out of control. Highest weight ever! Other than my weight, I am a healthy 41 year old woman (knock on wood). I know that I am walking a fine line of one day having major health issues due to my weight, yet I continue to fall back... Read more

  • Staycation Day #1

    9/15/2014 11:57:41 AM, by RAWCOOKIE

    Oh my! What a lovely day I've had! Last night I went to a performance of Shakespeare's The Tempest, performed by a local group called Miracle Theatre - it was spell-bindingly good! I slept well! This morning I went down to the beach to watch a fire-pit being opened, and saw all the lovely... Read more

  • C25K

    9/15/2014 9:44:30 AM, by WANDAC2013

    Got 7 solid hours of sleep, woke up just before 5, went to park and did c25k w5d1...was a bit challenging, but I did it. I think I'll repeat d1 on Wednesday, then move on to d2 on Friday...repeat d2 on Monday and Wednesday next eeek, then try w5d3 on next Friday. That's the plan at least!!! Thank... Read more

  • First Ever Triathlon - Bib #365

    9/14/2014 10:20:51 PM, by LIZRUNS22

    On 9-13-2014, I completed my first ever Triathlon. The Life’s a Beach Triathlon in Sarasota, FL is a short course: 200 yard swim, 5 mile bike, and 2 mile run. Short, but still challenging. My lovely partner Ruth and I arrived the afternoon before the event. The Triathlon took place directl... Read more

  • it's sunday

    9/14/2014 3:26:54 PM, by MOMMY445

    a new week has begun. i was able to meet up with my good friend the other night. we are meeting up again this evening. my daughter got the book she was waiting for from the library and she has already read three chapters of it. at the rate she is going, she will have it finished in just over a week.... Read more

  • Special Sunday

    9/14/2014 2:59:44 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Sunday, September 14, 2014--A Special Sunday to keep on keeping on!... Read more

  • New Semester

    9/14/2014 1:27:55 PM, by ZELLAZM

    The new semester at the seminary starts tomorrow. I'll be teaching 11 students in Intro to Christian Education. This is a new course for me and I'm putting the finishing touches on my syllabus tonight. Procrastination has been raising it's ugly head once again but it WILL get done. I also teach Engl... Read more

  • Sunday...

    9/14/2014 11:40:36 AM, by WANDAC2013

    Feeling better as far as extraction area...but right jaw is achy. We'll see how this goes. Gonna be another horrifically hot day today. Staying home to conserve gas. Laundry on agenda for today. Bible reading and devitions done, nice bfast done, dishes done, laundry in progress!... Read more

  • Feeling Very Peaceful This Morning

    9/14/2014 9:48:16 AM, by KLMEIRING

    I am in a very good place mentally and emotionally this morning. I think the decision to get enough sleep is really making a difference in my overall mood. I have not set the alarm this weekend at all. When I go to sleep at night I make a conscious decision to sleep until I am done. It has helpe... Read more


    9/14/2014 1:21:45 AM, by RAINA413

    I am so SICK and TIRED of people making RANDOM comments on my blog posts. READ THE BLOG AND COMMENT! IF YOU AREN'T GOING TO BOTHER TO READ IT DON'T BOTHER TO COMMENT!!... Read more

  • Whole30 You spin me right round

    9/13/2014 7:50:27 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Well, I am back to the daily grind. Plenty of windshield time. I did manage to cram in 4 work outs this week, YAY! I finally picked up "It Starts with Food" from the library. They didn't have it and had to order it, I feel special for bringing Whole30 to my library. So in reflection of my Whole... Read more

  • Annual Sickle Cell 5k Run

    9/13/2014 4:36:17 PM, by MIZPAM25

    I participated in the race this morning with a time of 33:00 minutes, I placed second in my age group and I revived an award. Have a wonderful weekend! ... Read more

  • Satisfying Saturday

    9/13/2014 2:44:01 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Saturday, September 13, 2014... Read more

  • it's saturday

    9/13/2014 11:57:15 AM, by MOMMY445

    i am finally getting going on my day. my daughter and her grandma went to the library this morning. she loves to go to the library and encourages both of her grandparents to do the same. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! it feels good to not have a specific plan in place for a change,at least for me... Read more

  • Asleep at the Wheel

    9/13/2014 10:05:05 AM, by SOXYINMO

    Music is one of my greatest loves in life. When people ask what’s the best thing about living now, my answer is always “that I can have music at the touch of a button.” Think about that. Think about the days when you either had to make music yourself, or had to go somewhere to hear music. You couldn... Read more

  • I Lost a Pound!

    9/13/2014 9:19:43 AM, by KLMEIRING

    I have no idea how that happened. I have been stuck at the same weight for quite a while now. One pound up. One pound down. Back and forth between the same two numbers on the scale, but somehow or another in this past week I managed to drop a pound. I am one pound below the lower of those two n... Read more

  • Weddings on the Brain

    9/13/2014 9:19:30 AM, by RAINA413

    I am crazy busy with weddings both at work and I have been planning one for a close friend which is next is next weekup in CT, so I suppose I shouldn't be surprised when I end up dreaming about planning another friend's wedding. Funny thing is, she isn't even engaged! Clearly I have been at work way... Read more

  • Tried a New Food Today

    9/12/2014 9:43:21 PM, by KLMEIRING

    I went to Panera Bread with a friend today and decided to try one of their new menu items. Chicken Hummus Power Bowl. It was amazing. Not only was it a tasty choice, but I am pretty sure it was also a very healthy choice. I would definitely recommend it. ... Read more

  • Fabulous Friday once again

    9/12/2014 8:10:53 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Friday, September 12, 2014... Read more

  • Day 19 of 393

    9/12/2014 5:34:24 PM, by LIMOM2TWINS

    I cannot make quick decisions especially ones that change a plan when I was not expecting it to happen - after that decision is made then I doubt myself "did I make the right decision"....... The boys are on the same travel soccer team - there is this boy on the team that I honestly do not like... Read more

  • OMG! 10% increase in body fat

    9/12/2014 2:13:33 PM, by WINACHST

    I have not weighed myself for a while mostly because I did not want to know the number. I did not think I was doing too bad despite the snacking I have been doing I was able to fit in my "skinny" jeans comfortably and my fat pants were roomy. Dr. McDougall says the fat you eat is the fat you w... Read more

  • Major Mojo Madness

    9/12/2014 1:31:04 PM, by HOPEFULHIPPO

    We all do it. (no, not that...) We all say we're going to get going, but something holds us back. Whether it be our newest excuse, life, time, or just simple lack of motivation we get ourselves in our own way. I'm big on it. and I'm just big. I have been struggling for months n... Read more

  • seeing the connections

    9/12/2014 12:30:45 PM, by RAWCOOKIE

    I am doing the 100 Days of Weight Loss by Linda Spangle - so this is related to that:- I took part in interviewing candidates for vacancies at work - and found that quite emotionally taxing - the energy coming off nervous people is a bit exhausting! Then I felt a bit frustrated at the lack of ... Read more

  • Virtual Trek Cross Country (UPDATE)

    9/12/2014 10:58:15 AM, by RAINA413

    As you may have read in a previous blogs my spark friend M-BRUNER told me she plans to "walk" from her house in Pleasant View (near Salt Lake City, UT) to my house in Murfreesboro, TN. She asked me how far it would be so I told her milage depends...if she is "walking" along I-70 W (1,751.87 miles) o... Read more

  • it's friday

    9/12/2014 9:54:02 AM, by MOMMY445

    another week is just about complete. it is supposed to be raining quite a bit here tomorrow, so i am getting as many outdoor errands done as i can today. my daughter is doing well and says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep. i have not made any weekend plans yet. i will see how it goes each day an... Read more

  • Sore...

    9/12/2014 9:38:02 AM, by WANDAC2013

    ...extraction site hurts. Didn't sleep the best. Can't run for several days. BUT going to Starbucks today with Linda!!! Ate like a horse today... gotta watch it this weekend! No Starbucks...went to Denny's instead...biscuit and gravy with a scrambled egg...sooo yummy! Dinner was a chicken... Read more

  • Days 8 through 11 of Whole30

    9/11/2014 10:15:38 PM, by DREAMSFRGTTN

    These last few days have been really hectic. I haven't been feeling well - very fatigued, lots of headaches, and random shortness of breath. This all started before the Whole30, so it's not related but still concerning. I got some bloodwork done and am waiting to hear back from the dr about the resu... Read more

  • Terrific Thursday

    9/11/2014 9:43:27 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Thursday, September 11, 2014... Read more

  • Love the dentist so much...

    9/11/2014 7:43:04 PM, by WANDAC2013

    ...I went to 2 of them today. Rofl... Than God that is OVER!!!! Gone from home 7 hours...face hurts where the extraction happened...root canals, no problem. Penicillin and hydrocodone are on the menu...and lots of mooshy stuff lol.... Read more

  • it's thursday

    9/11/2014 4:37:05 PM, by MOMMY445

    i am catching up on some reading today. the weather here yesterday was really rainy and windy. today, it is just windy and it is much cooler outside. my daughter is trying out for the cross country running team at her school, this week. she loves to run, so i encouraged her to go and try out for it.... Read more

  • Official: 6 Pounds in 5 Weeks

    9/11/2014 3:03:51 PM, by MUFFIY831

    I started the weight loss drugs my doctor put me on, and today I went back for my first follow-up appointment. It's been not quite six weeks, and I'm officially down six pounds. Truth be told, it was a little over seven pounds, but then two things happened. 1. I had oral surgery on my gums, an... Read more

  • Finding Motivation

    9/11/2014 11:19:33 AM, by KIMBERLY187

    “The problem, often not discovered until late in life, is that when you look for things in life like love, meaning, motivation, it implies they are sitting behind a tree or under a rock. The most successful people in life recognize, that in life they create their own love, they manufacture their own... Read more

  • About Prunes and Snakes

    9/11/2014 10:50:20 AM, by APRILRUSSELL3

    There is a medicine that I have to take every night. It works very well for me. It is called Saphris. It keeps my mood very even. Unfortunately after I take it, I thrash in bed for awhile and then in a half sleep state I get up and move to the sofa or other bed and back and forth for an hour or ... Read more

  • Still Adjusting

    9/11/2014 10:02:12 AM, by KLMEIRING

    I am still adjusting to being back in school. Long nights and busy days. Sometimes I just need a nap. That's what happened to me yesterday. By the time I left work I was exhausted but I still had errands to run and school work to be done. I decided that the best thing I could do for myself was ... Read more

  • Major Realization In The Pool

    9/11/2014 9:35:26 AM, by CMERUN29

    My hubby recently told me that he's concerned about me snorkeling on our upcoming vacation. I now enjoy snorkeling and the depth of the water doesn't seem to bother me much. I tend to panic more if there are a lot of people around but if I were the only person in the ocean, I think I'd be fine. I un... Read more

  • These are a few of my favorite things..........

    9/11/2014 7:15:08 AM, by DDHEART

    I am out of my usual environment right now. Unable to walk into the other room and grab a piece of fruit or raid the fridge. This is not all bad of course, that raiding the fridge or pantry can be a dangerous thing. can also be enlightening. I lo... Read more

  • THursdary

    9/11/2014 12:50:07 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Thanks for yourprayers and guidence sending prayers blessings and love to all hugz enjoy your day remember it is the small things that count... Read more

  • Wonderful Wednesday

    9/10/2014 11:18:14 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Wednesday, September 10, 2014... Read more

  • C25K W5D2...

    9/10/2014 7:46:30 PM, by WANDAC2013

    ...DONE...LIKE A BOSS!!!!! Thinking back just a couple weeks ago, I couldn't imagine jogging ALL THE WAY around the main part of the park--but I did it today--TWICE!!!! Tomorrow I do some major dental stuff...hoping I feel good enough Friday to repeat today's run...or even Monday's...if necessary, ... Read more

  • 100 days of weight loss days 9 & 10

    9/10/2014 5:06:00 PM, by EVRLNGFOO

    the past few days have dealt with getting people to help you along your journey and asking for help and support and telling them what you want. i am so bad with asking for help, so i haven't been able to get as much out of these days as the first few days. i'm not good at sharing my journey with peo... Read more

  • health related book recs

    9/10/2014 2:36:10 PM, by EVRLNGFOO

    i'm looking for some good books to read in the subject of health, food, exercise, etc. i'm reading "the end of overeating" right now. I've also read skinny bitch, the skinny rules, fast food nation, all the spark people books and another series of two or three that i can't recall the name of at this... Read more

  • Society is not the benchmark to our success

    9/10/2014 1:37:23 PM, by OFFWERUN

    In five short months I will be celebrating my 10th anniversary of embarking on the journey to healthy living. It was around the same time that the Biggest Loser hit the airwaves. While I enjoyed watching the show in the early years, I must confess it did little to motivate me to get off the couch--t... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    9/10/2014 11:04:52 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to do some errands for me. i was not expecting to see my good friend until this weekend. i got to see him yesterday for a few hours. he is still finalizing his trip plans. i am following up with those places i got in touch with in regard to the women's program i want to get into, today. i appl... Read more

  • Inspirational Quote

    9/10/2014 10:06:28 AM, by KIMBERLY187

    "If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced." –Vincent Van Gogh... Read more

  • Tips from one of the star

    9/10/2014 9:35:39 AM, by WINACHST

    I copied the bullet points from the article which is so encouraging and inspiring for me to get with the program, any program and get rid the junk. #10 is what I need to focus on
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    9/10/2014 7:21:56 AM, by MIRAGE727

    I found that when I get up in the morning, I'm excited by the fact that I have the opportunity to make myself better. I try to carry that with me throughout the day. Dr Seuss provides a great daily thought! ... Read more

  • 2 miles and it was uphill both ways!

    9/9/2014 8:24:44 PM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    I don't know what happened but I did the first mile like I have for the past two runs then I turned around to head back up the hill and I zoned out. I didn't realize I was still running till I was a stones throw from the top. I actually thought about something else besides stopping. Who knew it doe... Read more

  • Tremendous Tuesday

    9/9/2014 7:41:10 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Tuesday, September 9, 2014... Read more

  • Conquer the Beast

    9/9/2014 3:44:38 PM, by CATHRINE2010

    Yes that's right- Conquer the Beast . Only you can do it. No one will or can do it for you. The Challenge here is your Beast within you. You have to master it. You need to control it. You must do this all by yourself. The tools you need are here on Spark... use them. Yes there are times when you ... Read more

  • a nice day

    9/9/2014 2:19:50 PM, by MOMMY445

    i'm taking it easy today,as far as errands are concerned. i did so many yesterday that i am taking it slower today. my daughter wants to get her hair cut shorter now. that is fine with me,since she wants it and it is making her happy. all of the birds say hello,hello. have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Tuesday....

    9/9/2014 2:10:00 PM, by WANDAC2013

    Woke after a good night's sleep before the alarm!!!! Tomorrow is c25k w5d2...the next day is dentist day...and I will be fine!!! We'll see what goes on for Friday's run...might repeat w5d2 or just walk...gotta see if there's lots of pain... Beautiful a.m., kind of overcast... Autumn is on the w... Read more

  • The Virtue of Clean Eating

    9/9/2014 1:07:07 PM, by RAWCOOKIE

    I have a pack of cards from the Virtues Project International - which promotes the teaching of virtues - a local school teacher introduced them to me - he uses them in his school. I picked one randomly from the pile today and it was 'Cleanliness'. It was so in tune with what I'm striving for w... Read more

  • Make it Happen

    9/9/2014 1:00:13 PM, by KIMBERLY187

    "Infuse your life with action. Don't wait for it to happen. Make it happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope. Make your own love. And whatever your beliefs, honor your creator, not by passively waiting for grace to come down from upon high, but by doing what you can to make grace happe... Read more