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  • New Week

    1/26/2015 12:59:25 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Be blessed sending light love joy and happiness hugx... Read more

  • Weekend recap

    1/25/2015 11:32:21 PM, by SMALL_WORLD

    ...me at every vegan restaurant ever. So I did it. Visited Phoenix, ate delicious food, stayed in my calorie range. No vegan ice cream for me because I wanted more hot wings... so I consciously made the decision. Sweet. ... Read more

  • One of these days.....

    1/25/2015 9:56:27 PM, by MONTREALESTMOI

    ....I'm gonna make me a vegan/vegetarian buffet of all new recipes. That's all I gotta say tonight. Have a good night, Sparkers!... Read more

  • Stuff Going On Right Now: a wandering blog about nothing much.

    1/25/2015 9:29:55 PM, by APRILRUSSELL3

    Last week was a bad food week but luckily I maintained my weight loss. So this week I get to break my sugar-addiction again! I am tracking days in advance so I have a plan to follow that I know will work. It's pretty much the same plan that I do over and over that works for me as long as I stay o... Read more

  • Excuse me, have you seen my balance? I seemed to have lost it.

    1/25/2015 8:56:34 PM, by DELHSI

    So, here I am about 4 weeks into Sparking and once again facing my biggest challenge - balance. It seems I was doing great about eating very healthy and keeping on track and getting some exercise in each day. Then I was sick and my son was sick so it threw me off track (quickly falling into old ha... Read more

  • Special Sunday

    1/25/2015 6:34:02 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Sunday, January 25, 2015 ... Read more

  • Do you ever go through this on WEIGH IN DAY??

    1/25/2015 1:53:16 PM, by ETTEZEUS

    And so, here it is, WEIGH IN day..... And I was ok with it cause I peeked yesterday and I was 129...down one pound. So, I get on the scale this morning all prepared for 129 AND I SEE............130!! NOOOOOOOOOOOOO....no,no,no, no NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!! How can that possibly be??? ... Read more

  • Plan For Today

    1/25/2015 9:30:38 AM, by KLMEIRING

    We have a snowstorm headed our way. I was outside shoveling a combination of snow, slush, and water yesterday and gave myself a pretty good workout. When it is that wet, it is very heavy. If the weather man is right, we have a much bigger snowstorm headed our way Monday night into Tuesday. That ... Read more

  • Jan 25: Happy Birthday, Niece!

    1/25/2015 6:50:48 AM, by FATHINSN

    It's birthday of one of my nieces :D I wish I can be there in person to wish her happy birthday or send a birthday present. But I'm not really good with picking birthday present, haha. When I was in primary school, I always gave novels to my friends and when I was in secondary school, I gave fr... Read more

  • Gods Day

    1/25/2015 12:02:58 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Thanx all I am going to share my shame I have PTSD very bad so it is hard for me on some days and to deal with life at times so I am sending prayers light love joy and happiness thank that has me feeling better now that I have finally said it love you all Hugx Yes I am very sore.... Read more

  • I got some encouraging words today....

    1/24/2015 10:36:10 PM, by MONTREALESTMOI

    I was telling a team member at work that I was wanting to run a 10K before the year is out. I told her that I could jog for about 2 hours without huffing and puffing. She told me that I should consider training for a half marathon. OH WOW! My running a half marathon would be such an achievemen... Read more

  • I have lots of places to go but back isnít one of them - 160 Flights of stairs done!

    1/24/2015 8:43:27 PM, by SUSUSUZZZIE

    I did it! I completed a 160-flight stair race (over 3100 individual stairs). I wasnít as physically prepared as I planned but I got it done. I was more concerned about the mental challenges but in the end, I was prepared for that too. Pre-race concerns: Confined space Heavy air in n... Read more

  • Satisfying Saturday

    1/24/2015 3:35:15 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Saturday, January 24, 2014 ... Read more

  • 21 Day Fix....Almost Done

    1/24/2015 3:14:11 PM, by KIM_POSSIBLE77

    What a great week I have had. Once I got over the cold I got right back on with my workouts. I was not able to double up this week like I wanted to. However I was able to workout daily so I will take that over not working out. Last Monday when I got on the scale I was down 13lbs in the first 2 weeks... Read more

  • Gratitude List

    1/24/2015 11:36:43 AM, by KLMEIRING

    Grateful for waking up to snow on a day when I didn't have to go to work. Grateful for the people in my life who remind me that I am loved. Grateful for peace of mind. Grateful for an awareness that I can do things differently than I did before. Grateful for a roof over my head and a heating... Read more

  • Clothes and changes

    1/24/2015 10:53:42 AM, by SMALL_WORLD

    So, in packing to travel I realized the weather would be drastically different than my freezing-winter-in-the-mountai
    ns here at home and I went on a quest to find a pair of shorts or a skirt to wear in Phoenix...... and I have my shorts and summer clothes packed away (see: freezing-winter) and t... Read more

  • Weigh in sucked

    1/24/2015 9:59:51 AM, by LADYBUG546

    Well today started off bad with a weigh in that didnt change from last week. I made it to the gym downstairs for it to be packed. I wanted to run but couldn't no treadmill available so I hopped on the row machine for 30 minutes and rowed 4700 meters. I then did strength training. Was there for 6... Read more

  • Jan 24: Hook Up With A Book

    1/24/2015 8:58:58 AM, by FATHINSN

    The first thing I did when I woke up was pull the curtain, let the sunshine through my bedroom. I was so motivated to start my day with lots of things in my weekend chore list :D Then I saw the book I read before I slept last night and next thing I knew, I spend whole morning and most afternoon... Read more

  • What a Wonderful End to My Week

    1/24/2015 8:32:15 AM, by KLMEIRING

    Yesterday was a very good day. I have a couple of close friends who have celebrated my birthday with me in times past. I wasn't able to celebrate with them this year because I decided to go away and spend time with my family for my birthday, but my friends said why don't you come over the weekend ... Read more

  • Fantastic Friday

    1/23/2015 11:38:37 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Friday, January 23, 2015 ... Read more

  • My 5th year at Spark--a little older, a little wiser, but grateful to be here!

    1/23/2015 8:22:33 PM, by MSKIZ69

    Five years ago I was searching the internet for a site that would help me with my quest for being healthier, weight loss and just plain feeling better. As the saying goes I was sick and tired of being sick and tired. The rear end accident that happened to me in 2007 had left me very overweight , ou... Read more

  • Bread is a food that won't get no love from me

    1/23/2015 2:16:15 PM, by BIGBONED8

    Bread bread bread. We all love it. Especially italian bread. mmmmm. And don't forget pancakes, waffles and BAGELS!! They are now gone from my life. I mean, not gone gone, but gone in the sense that I can't eat them like I did before. I mean, I ate bagels for dinner. I know some people ... Read more

  • Spark activity tracker!

    1/23/2015 12:07:46 PM, by IDNAR1984

    Today is my first day with the tracker. Already I am loving it, but when I get on my elliptical it tracks it as cycling.... not a huge deal. Just wondering your thoughts on why? My though was that it doesn't incline so because of the constant it thinks I am on a bike? Anyways so excited for the ex... Read more

  • Cranky Pants day

    1/23/2015 10:19:31 AM, by LADYBUG546

    I am having a cranky pants day...DO NOT CROSS ME TODAY...you may end up with an earful and then some lol. My DH pissed me off this morning as he needs to stay in bed and sleep because he was up all night... I am up every morning no complaints when my alarm goes off at 6am and out the door within th... Read more

  • Jan 23: Today, I Feel Grateful For ...

    1/23/2015 10:08:51 AM, by FATHINSN

    ... my sharp eyesight; I noticed a small furry crawly bug at handle of a door which quite hard to notice but like my mom always said, I have sharp eyesight :D ... able to wake up to my start new day :D ... get invited to lunch with my colleagues when I usually eat lunches alone. I'm quite ... Read more

  • it's friday

    1/23/2015 9:15:58 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! another week of work will be completed today. i am happy to have a job. my daughter says hi! all the birds say hi,too! haven't made plans yet for the weekend. i will just go with the flow. i like to take it easy after i work a full week. have a terrific day,everyone and... Read more

  • Moving Forward

    1/23/2015 6:45:35 AM, by KLMEIRING

    I've been thinking about doing some serious goal setting. I am planning to take some time today to write down some goals and the plan for how I am going to achieve them. I am thinking that I probably need to do some short and long term goals... maybe 6 months, one year, and then further out. We'l... Read more

  • New experiment

    1/23/2015 4:32:16 AM, by MONTREALESTMOI

    That Sparkguy is on to something: I have noticed that if I break my exercising up into mini workout blocks instead of one huge workout chunk, I tend to lose more weight. So, for the next 7 days, I'm gonna do a lot of mini workout sessions and see what happens...... I'll update ya next week... Read more

  • Flexibility

    1/22/2015 11:13:10 PM, by SMALL_WORLD

    I never feel more flexible then I do when stretching after a run. It definitely makes sense, and if I were to do longer yoga sessions (+30 minutes) I remember getting the same bendy-ness, but I looooove a good stretch. At this po... Read more

  • treadmill and strength training in

    1/22/2015 5:47:32 PM, by LADYBUG546

    Today has been better. I got a workout in some strength training and treadmill workout in for a total of 40 minutes. It still was not a great workout but better than tuesdays. My legs feel like dead weight on the treadmill a... Read more

  • 12 week plan - end of week one

    1/22/2015 11:55:54 AM, by RUNNINGWILD

    What were your goals and weight loss goal be achieved? ~RUN 3x a week ~ST 1x a week (minimum) ~Yoga 1x a week (minimum) ~ weightloss 1/12 of 6% of 131 Did you meet those goals, and why or why not? I ran on Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Friends and I went to... Read more

  • Beyond Snarky

    1/22/2015 11:08:01 AM, by POCKETFULOFSUN

    Over the past few weeks I have spent some time perusing another social website that shall not be named and I felt sucked in by its drama. Not in a participatory manner but I felt fascinated as one might witnessing a public family feud. I know its not my problem but I wanted to intervene, knowing the... Read more

  • Updated Measurements & More

    1/22/2015 10:53:18 AM, by CHERRY666

    Measurements: Weight: 172.4 - 1/22/2015 (169.4 - 11/7/2013, 172 - 10/7/2013, 171.4 - 8/7/2013, 161.2 - 12/28/2012, 164.4 - 10/20/2012, 167* - 9/28/2012, 162 - 8/29/2012, 165 - 7/16/2012, 169 - 6/17/2012, 171 - 6/4/2012, 175 - 5/19/2012, 180 - 4/23/12, 191 - 3/13/2012, 198 - 1/18/2012) Wais... Read more

  • Jan 22: Spontaneous Thing To Do When It's Raining

    1/22/2015 10:49:13 AM, by FATHINSN

    It's raining season here so almost every day or night, there will be raining :D So, today, when I left the office and it was drizzling, guess what I did? I twirled full circle, did a little bit of dancing with songs that I can only heard LOL It's was lots of fun, felt like I was the only one in... Read more

  • it's thursday

    1/22/2015 10:03:11 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful sunny day here today. i will make sure to get outdoors for a while and enjoy it. my daughter is doing well and says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! off to work in a while. have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Recovering From A Fall

    1/22/2015 5:14:28 AM, by KLMEIRING

    On Sunday morning I took a pretty bad fall. I had come out of my Mom's house, stepped off of her patio and onto her driveway, and fell. Apparently her driveway had frozen over with black ice from the morning rain and below freezing temperatures. I went to the chiropractor yesterday after seve... Read more

  • The change is deeper than weight loss. . .

    1/22/2015 12:11:26 AM, by APRILRUSSELL3

    I am halfway on my journey! But I am saving those pants from my biggest size for my final picture when I get to goal weight. It will be fun to look at the change. Ironically (and I'm trying not to dwell on this) all the weight I... Read more

  • 2015 St Pete Beach Classic Duo Challenge

    1/21/2015 4:41:04 PM, by MIRAGE727

    I've been wanting to do this event for a few years now. We finally got it scheduled! It is over two days with the 10K & 5K on Saturday and the Half on Sunday. Since I would be supporting our Outspokin Multisport Team runners on Sunday, I decided to do the 10K/5K Challenge on the first day! D would d... Read more

  • Rookie Mistake: The S in LSR means just that

    1/21/2015 1:43:29 PM, by MBTEPP

    Yesterday I was dragging my feet all day, then it hit me why- my 8 mile run the day before went great, but my body was demanding to recover. Always listen to what your body is telling you. Yesterday I professed this my year to work on speed (as I have done in the past, but this time I am ready... Read more

  • Ouch

    1/21/2015 1:40:57 PM, by LADYBUG546

    Well yesterday afternoon and work I banged just below my elbow really hard against my desk. I literally seen stars It took me everything not to cry. I had pain in my stomach and felt off until about 8 in the evening. I tried to go to the gym and do my normal workout how... Read more

  • time for a change

    1/21/2015 1:32:52 PM, by EVRLNGFOO

    i turn 35 in a few days so that's where this is coming from. i've been reflecting a lot over the last few days and it hasn't been good. i'm in a pretty dark place today so i thought i'd get this out. hopefully it will put me back in a better place. i've been abusing alcohol since i was 15. ... Read more

  • bah-humbug **grumpy emoticon**

    1/21/2015 11:22:31 AM, by HOPEFULHIPPO

    Well truly this year has started off with no bang, no confetti, and really just has been a struggle: the same as 2014. Which is, in my book, poopy. **envision a pile of poopy emoticon right here** I just got back from Denver from visiting my hubby. I was a very lovely picturesque visit and I... Read more

  • WHEW! Crazy days!

    1/21/2015 10:43:22 AM, by MONTREALESTMOI

    Well, my last few days have been chock full of negative emotions, events, and people. It's been a long time since I've had the perfect triad of pure awfulness, and needless to say, I haven't been at my personal best. HOWEVER, I have made the mental decision to RECOUP, REGROUP, AND RECOVER from ... Read more

  • Hump Day...

    1/21/2015 10:08:19 AM, by WANDAC2013

    It's only 7 a.n. and I've had bfast, got Jordan on her way, and done all the dishes. When the fog clears I'll take the dogs to the Plateau, then come home and start working on my 30 minutes on bike...tacos for dinner :-) Right knee has bothered me twice today...got 15 on bike done and calling ... Read more

  • Jan 21: Dirty Game

    1/21/2015 9:48:09 AM, by FATHINSN

    It's Wednesday so it was time for Ultimate Frisbee! It didn't rain like last time I played in two weeks ago. But it did rained earlier so the ground kinda soggggggggy and I spend warm up with getting my feet heavier with soaked socks and shoes LOL It was pretty slippery (duh, muddy!) so I got m... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    1/21/2015 9:13:25 AM, by MOMMY445

    another day of work. my daughter sends hugs to all. all the birds are doing well. I am doing alright and keeping up with my exercise, healthy eating choices. have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Tremendous Tuesday

    1/20/2015 11:31:48 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Tuesday, January 20, 2015 ... Read more

  • DAY 19: Tool Tuesday: Electronic Food Diary

    1/20/2015 9:59:32 PM, by SUZANNE65203

    Keeping a food diary is said to be one of the key practices of people who lose weight and keep it off. In my own experience, this has certainly proven to be true. Using a food diary has helped me lose weight and I have gained it back when I stop tracking. There are many electronic food diaries av... Read more

  • 1/20

    1/20/2015 9:01:17 PM, by MMADAMS2

    Worked out at the gym after work today- definitely needed it after feeling stressed all day. Met my nutrition goals also!... Read more

  • Accomplishments...

    1/20/2015 8:23:38 PM, by WANDAC2013

    Lifted...20 on bike (4.27miles)...started yardwork...pretty good job on food. Good day!!!!... Read more

  • Locus of Control

    1/20/2015 5:11:39 PM, by RUNNING2MYSELF

    I hear a lot of weight loss pundits, gurus, authors, trainers, fitness experts, what have you, preach to obese individuals about how they must hit their "rock bottom" or get in touch with "the real reason" they're overweight and latch on to a concrete reason to lose weight. This is a good overall s... Read more

  • 10 Tips To Boost The Nutrient Density Of Your Meals (article)

    1/20/2015 4:30:49 PM, by DAWNGW

    Recently, I've been really paying attention to what foods are giving me the most nutrients, and which ones I just think are 'fillers'. For example, whenever I eat grapefruit, I feel energized! When I am hungry and reach for bread or crackers, all it does is take away the hunger for a bit but... Read more

  • Race Picks and Goals for 2015

    1/20/2015 4:09:09 PM, by MBTEPP

    This is my third season of running races. Last year I ran 4 HMs, and 14 races total, mostly 5 and 10Ks. This year, I am going to do my first 10 Miler (hard to find in this area), 5 HMs, 5 10Ks. I am excited about 10M! I could not find an adequate HM in March, so the 10 Miler presented itself as ... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    1/20/2015 11:07:27 AM, by MOMMY445

    i made it through a week of work. i am now into my second week of work. so far, i am really enjoying it. my daughter says hi! all of the birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep. have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • Jan 20: I Love Watching The Creepy Guy LOL

    1/20/2015 9:56:45 AM, by FATHINSN

    When I really, really need to lift up my moody spirit or need lots of laughing, I always watch the BuzzFeed's BuzzCreep playlist: http://www.youtube.com/p
    laylist?list=PL5vtqDuUM1Dn
    grWKmHlb8t64FRi-kVMUB That guy always makes me laugh when he do creepy things. My most ... Read more

  • Doctor's Appointment

    1/20/2015 8:46:46 AM, by LADYBUG546

    Yesterday was a great day. I went to the doctor and BP is down where the doctor is happy. I do not have to be on the second medication. So happy with this. The only thing is if I get pregnant I need to change this one. We are planning to try soon. I hope this happens sooner than ... Read more

  • Ready to Go Back to Work

    1/20/2015 5:44:22 AM, by KLMEIRING

    I am thinking that I am ready to go back to work today. I hope and pray that all goes smoothly. ... Read more

  • Physically and Emotionally Tiring Day

    1/20/2015 1:17:11 AM, by GETTINGFITMOMMY

    First the good: Lately, I've been very busy and getting lots of exercise. I've been walking dogs and walking around selling Girl Scout cookies with my daughter all week. Today, my Girl Scout troop did our first service/conservation project. We planted trees and shrubbery and spread mulch in an a... Read more

  • Feeling a Little Better/Down 6 lbs!

    1/19/2015 11:46:46 PM, by GETTINGFITMOMMY

    From trying to eat better, taking dogs for walks, and taking my daughter door-to-door selling Girl Scout cookies, I'm down 6 lbs in the last 2 weeks!... Read more

  • 1/16, 1/17, 1/18, 1/19

    1/19/2015 11:16:47 PM, by MMADAMS2

    So even though I haven't posted for a few days - I have still been tracking, working out and taking photos. Here are my photos: 1/16: 1/17: ... Read more

  • DAY 18: Learning to Like New Things

    1/19/2015 8:51:12 PM, by SUZANNE65203

    Tonight I am here to tell you that you can learn to like new things, eating new things, that is. For example, over the last year I have started drinking primarily black coffee instead of coffee with lots of cream and sugar. I sometimes have a fattier coffee, but not most of the time. Also, I can ... Read more

  • MLK JR DAY

    1/19/2015 6:13:51 PM, by WANDAC2013

    So, it's a holiday and didn't have to get up early :-) Finally got up, made smoothie, then did emails, fixed Jordan's bfast, put a roast in to marinade, went for a nice cruise, picked up little caesars pizza, doing laundry now, getting ready to do 20 on bike (probably in 5 minute intervals), Jord... Read more

  • Sick Week

    1/19/2015 6:11:10 PM, by JODROX

    I'm on Day 6 of sickness, and I'm sick of being sick! All training has ceased. I wish I could sleep, but I'm too congested to breath. Ugh, hate this. How long does it take to get over a cold?... Read more

  • Just What the Doctor Ordered

    1/19/2015 4:43:40 PM, by KLMEIRING

    I had an amazing weekend. Thank you for the birthday wishes! Seeing my family and getting away for the weekend was just what the doctor ordered. I feel so much better. This evening is for putting things away and going to bed early because it is back to work tomorrow. ... Read more

  • Travel, Food, and Work

    1/19/2015 1:00:54 PM, by NEWMOMOVER40

    I was gone for a week for work and just getting my local-land-legs again. Living out of a hotel room, it's difficult to stay on track, especially with no way to cook (though there is a fridge, so some things were possible). I need to figure out how to manage that part of my work trips better. In any... Read more

  • Marvelous Monday

    1/19/2015 12:38:49 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Monday, January 19, 2015 ... Read more

  • Monday!

    1/19/2015 11:49:41 AM, by SMALL_WORLD

    Have a good day! ... Read more

  • Frustrating

    1/19/2015 9:58:01 AM, by DELBIZZ

    so i lost 10 my first week did even better wating second week but gained 1. This is what frustrates me in the game of weight loss...just don't get it... Read more

  • Jan 19: My First Crush Confession :D

    1/19/2015 9:49:36 AM, by FATHINSN

    Sometimes, I feel like I'm experiencing what others had experienced when they were in teenagers. Maybe I'm a very, very late bloomer, haha. Like today, I confessed to a guy that I had a crush on him LOL Actually, it was a guy who I dreamed several nights ago and after lots of pushes from him, I... Read more

  • Limiting Bread Products

    1/19/2015 8:48:07 AM, by LADYBUG546

    After this weekend I have realized bread is an enemy of mine. If I have one piece then I want the whole bag or bunch. Uggh ....feeling bloated and uncomfortable today. Back on track this week and way from bread is my focus. I made the veggie burgers and they tasted good. I would blend al... Read more

  • Productive day!

    1/18/2015 11:50:58 PM, by WANDAC2013

    Sort of...LOL. rearranged my room and it smells/looks so nice. Did 15 on bike tonight....first time I've been in bike all year! Lol again...about 3.25 m8les in 15...not bad! Tomorrow is MLK JR day...a holiday for Jordan...don't have to get up early WOOOHOOOO!!!!!... Read more

  • Measures for January 18 through 24

    1/18/2015 11:46:21 PM, by RUNNINGWILD

    So! last week was a bit on the "iffy" side. My measures were: Weight (Monday) down 0.5# from last week and 2.5# from the start of the challenge. Steps - I had 113,217!! Again, I accomplished only TWO things off of last week's list so I had to keep it nearly the same. ... Read more

  • :(

    1/18/2015 9:16:09 PM, by MONTREALESTMOI

    I have really had the blues this weekend. It happened from out of NOWHERE! I have no motivation to do anything. I am highly sensitive and emotional. I am mentally tired. My positivity level is low (to almost depleted). This is so NOT ME..... I pray I feel better tomorrow and thereon. I ... Read more

  • DAY 17: I know better

    1/18/2015 6:38:56 PM, by SUZANNE65203

    Eating got very off track yesterday afternoon. I had taken one daughter shopping for a dress and in the spirit of getting the job done we put off lunch until we were both very hungry. We did find a dress and then we quickly went to the mall food court. I got a reasonable selection (problem came ... Read more

  • The Beast...and Go Patriots!

    1/18/2015 6:22:31 PM, by TEACHFIRST268

    Since I donít want to do any more correcting, I donít feel like folding laundry, I WANT to eat Ė and Iím not hungry Ė I thought Iíd jump on spark and do a quick check in. Today was the first morning I completely forgot to do my daily weigh in on my new app. I didnít realize it until well afte... Read more

  • I Am Ready for my Race

    1/18/2015 5:04:46 PM, by APRILRUSSELL3

    Today was a nice sunny day and it got up to 70 degrees this afternoon! Well, that's why I live in Texas. Yesterday, I had a busy day and it was pretty outside too. I went early in the morning to my mom's, who lives about 45 minutes away, and we visited and I wanted to show her some of the workout... Read more

  • Milestone!

    1/18/2015 4:28:20 PM, by SMALL_WORLD

    ..... Have to celebrate!! Ran my fastest 4 miles today I have a 'rewards system' set up to track my daily healthy choices, and I have milestone goals (15 minute mile, 12 minute mile, 10 minute mile, needing a... Read more

  • Super Sunday

    1/18/2015 1:08:19 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Sunday, January 18,2015 ... Read more

  • Knee Update and Success to Share

    1/18/2015 12:51:44 PM, by RUNNING2MYSELF

    Knee Update Saw the sports medicine doc about my knee. He took a complete set of x-rays on my knees. I was right. I have awesome knees! What I don't have are awesomely limber IT bands. It always seems to come back to this. My calf tear, plantar fasciitis and now the knee are all caused by... Read more

  • Update and plan for today

    1/18/2015 12:29:04 PM, by LADYBUG546

    Yesterday was an active day. I did my workout first thing in the morning and then my DH and I ran for groceries. We then came back had lunch/brunch which my mother in law had made. It was Indian style cream of wheat. Then we went to the Ripley's Aquarium...very nice T... Read more

  • The loss of my dearly loved friend Russ and the beginning of my journey without him.

    1/18/2015 11:21:50 AM, by MSKIZ69

    Back in 2007 I was at a very low point in my life after my rear end accident. My kids were in the car-thank God we survived-but my Camry was totalled and I went through months of occupational and physical therapy. During that time I met Russ who was recovering from a heart attack-we were both goin... Read more

  • Jan 18: Plus Minus Measurements

    1/18/2015 9:14:21 AM, by FATHINSN

    After few days of TOM, my measurements reduced and increased, I would say so-so, haha. My weekly measurements, taken today: Weight = 59.6 kg (plus 0.6 kg compare to on Jan 8th) Boobs = 34.25" (minus 2.25" compare to on Jan 8th) Waist = 30" (minus 1" compare to on Jan 8th) Butt = 39.... Read more

  • Reflecting

    1/18/2015 8:36:50 AM, by ARMOMMI2

    When I get caught up in my need to have a plan for my future wellness, I sometimes get stuck. I know where I want to be, but I have to look to others for the answers. So my plan is to surround myself with inspiring people. I look to my friends and see their accomplishments and I ask them how they go... Read more

  • "Doe, a Deer"

    1/18/2015 8:32:59 AM, by ZELLAZM

    This blog has nothing to do with "Sound of Music", Julie Andrews or deer. It's about starting at the "very beginning." My trusty scale told me this morning that I've lost another two pounds making a total of 5 since I made me most recent restart in December. I'm happy about that, but it's also a bit... Read more

  • check my blog~!

    1/18/2015 12:24:53 AM, by GONABFIT

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  • Today

    1/17/2015 2:09:46 PM, by SMALL_WORLD

    So this week has been a complete wash when it comes to my fitness/nutrition goals. But sitting here at the end of it I'm actually feeling pretty good. Nothing like three days of complete and utter gross-ness and then two days of ... Read more

  • Sensational Saturday

    1/17/2015 1:18:25 PM, by KNEEMAKER

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  • New goals

    1/17/2015 11:26:00 AM, by PINKIE78

    All it took was getting sick to make me lose my motivation for healthy living. How's that for an irony? But I realized I can't quit. i might not feel as motivated right now to get out in the cold and exercise. I'm still recovering from being sick and I need to rest. I also might not care a... Read more

  • Enough already!

    1/17/2015 10:23:43 AM, by DDHEART

    My last blog post was about defining strength which was in part the result of our family's crises having a very ill 3 yr. old child. Dealing with this is demanding so much strength and fortitude. Three days ago, our Little Raiden's grandpa, my nephew, called with a report of our little guy onc... Read more

  • Jan 17: Am I Becoming A Jerk In Office?

    1/17/2015 9:00:49 AM, by FATHINSN

    Perhaps I become this total jerk in my workplace. Maybe because I hate moved from my previous comfortable desk to my current desk where I feel like I have to start all over again even with colleagues I already knew. I wonder if people in the same team - peers, supervisor, team lead - are actual... Read more

  • DAY 16: It's Fitness Friday and I am not hitting my goals!

    1/17/2015 8:46:07 AM, by SUZANNE65203

    Today's report is that fitness goals went by the wayside as this week progressed. I am not going to let this get me down as this was a very unusual week due to jet lag, my husband being out of town, and starting back a new semester. The good news is that I see a lot of potential in my teaching sch... Read more

  • I'm leaving for my cruise!!!

    1/17/2015 7:40:25 AM, by DYANNE4293

    I'm a Couponer! The pay-off? I've saved enough money to take a cruise! Today I leave for the cruise. Tomorrow, I get on the beautiful ship, Carnival Dream. I will experience 3 ports - Cozumel, Cayman Islands, and Montego Bay. I'm super excited!!! This is not my first cruise. It's my 3rd. That mak... Read more

  • What are you proud of!?

    1/16/2015 11:34:45 PM, by GONABFIT

    I logged all of my foods, walked to work, and made my 10K steps. Also cooked a healthy dinner, threw away half of my coffee (so I wouldn't drink all of my calories) GASP, and did some strength moves! But here's the real question. If someone asked you to list all of the things you were proud of.... Read more

  • Wow, a month since the last blog, a lot of little changes!

    1/16/2015 8:48:12 PM, by DRTOVAH

    I can't believe it's been a month since last post. It's been about 6 weeks since I returned to Florida. I haven't quite gotten a solid routine going but I do have some patterns: -I'm walking a lot. Some days more than others, but I'm getting in a least one walk a day, usually two. -Food has g... Read more

  • A truth to ponder!

    1/16/2015 7:52:08 PM, by IMAVISION

    Aim at perfection in everything, though in most things it is unattainable. However, they who aim at it, & persevere, will come much nearer to it than those whose laz... Read more

  • Fabulous Friday

    1/16/2015 7:21:49 PM, by KNEEMAKER

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  • Lifting...day 2

    1/16/2015 7:16:58 PM, by WANDAC2013

    Didn't do yesterday...not sore today, so I raised weights on a few things and did it. Regretfully, it's almost impossible to accurately record different amounts of reps/sets on spark, so I'm mickey mousing it online and accurately recording it in a paper journal. It's hard for me to get starte... Read more

  • What a week!

    1/16/2015 4:01:48 PM, by KIM_POSSIBLE77

    I've been sick this whole week. Yesterday was my first day back to work and I was so worn out by the time I got home that I had a "cheat meal" of tacos from TB. I've been 100% on track today and hoping to have energy when I get home to get in my cardio fix workout. Still behind a couple workouts for... Read more