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  • March

    3/16/2018 11:40:27 AM, by KATIEWILL5

    Its an action the only month that is Well May is to too you can say it gives you permission to But March that sounds like what determined people do Lets march for our health We can all take care of ourselves a little better lets take action this month for that... Read more

  • Day 69

    3/15/2018 11:44:55 AM, by BERGEN127

    Today’s victory is a scale victory! Final weigh in for the biggest looser contest at work. So I ran by even though I’m technically on vacation. I fully expected a gain this week because I ate Chinese with my sweet 12 year old for her birthday. I tried to keep it keto except for two pieces of su... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    3/14/2018 12:00:33 PM, by MOMMY445

    a cool and beautiful day here today. my daughter and i will bundle up when we go out later on. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i am feeling pretty good today, not too much pain or soreness. have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • At The Edge of the Woods

    3/13/2018 2:53:42 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I decided it's time for a new start. Looking back at my progress, I see where I started to significantly slow down. I decided to take a larger look back. I reviewed old SparkCoach questions, blogs, etc. What I noticed is that, starting about July 12, 2017, I have significantly slowed down. That was ... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    3/13/2018 10:35:59 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter and i are going to the local zoo this thursday. she is already figuring out what snacks she wants to take and which book to read. like me, she is an avid reader. as for today, i am just relaxing and i am getting outdoors for a long walk later on. i am feeling pretty good these days. i ta... Read more

  • Day 67

    3/13/2018 10:09:47 AM, by BERGEN127

    Today’s NSV is my resting heart rate when I first got my fit bit it was regularly over 70, now it averages 65 daily. It’s a small change but steps in the right direction. Vacation week this week. DH ended up working so I decided to spend the week organizing and spending time with my girls. So fa... Read more

  • it's monday

    3/12/2018 11:26:50 AM, by MOMMY445

    i have some errands to run today. my daughter wants to take it easy today. if she changes her mind, she will let me know and we will go and do something together. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! one of my other friends and i went out to dinner last night and the food was pretty good. i did hear fr... Read more

  • Day 65

    3/11/2018 2:08:22 PM, by BERGEN127

    Today’s NSV is I can cross my legs. Comfortably, for extended periods of time. I sat through church with my legs crossed. I realized after the service that I hadn’t moved. I haven’t been able to do that in years. Thank you yoga.... Read more

  • it's saturday

    3/10/2018 1:01:21 PM, by MOMMY445

    i heard from a good friend of mine this morning and it brightened up my day even more. i have not seen this friend for a while. it was great to hear from them. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i have a few errands to run today and then the rest of the day is unplanned for me. h... Read more

  • it's friday

    3/9/2018 1:22:26 PM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! my daughter is all set to enjoy her march break. she says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i may get to see a few of my friends i have not seen for a while this weekend. i am taking it day to day and enjoying life to the fullest. have a terrific day,everyone and a g... Read more

  • Day63

    3/9/2018 12:20:48 PM, by BERGEN127

    This weeks weigh in went fabulously. I’m at a total of 29 lbs lost. We have one more week in our biggest looser contest at work. So far I’m in the lead. I’m not sure what the prize is up to now. But the best prize is how I feel. I’m ready to up my fitness. Looking for things to do with my kids.... Read more

  • it's thursday

    3/8/2018 12:04:31 PM, by MOMMY445

    another lovely day here today. as of tomorrow, my daughter will be on a break from school for a whole week. she has some plans for the week. we will figure out somewhere to go at least once. if she wants to go to more than one different place, she will let me know. later on in the month it will be h... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    3/7/2018 12:21:39 PM, by MOMMY445

    i am doing some light housework today. i find that when i do not go too fast, i am alright. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i am looking forward to what the rest of the day will bring! have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • update

    3/6/2018 10:42:43 AM, by MOMMY445

    i went to see the doctor yesterday. i have something called bursitis. i am not supposed to still be hurting on my leg or around my hip on my left side, according to the doctor. the medicine i am taking for the pain and soreness is supposed to greatly reduce, if not eliminate, the pain. so the doctor... Read more

  • it's monday

    3/5/2018 12:44:25 PM, by MOMMY445

    i am feeling pretty good today! my daughter says hi to all! it is a mostly sunny and cool day here today and i am fine with that. i will know by this wednesday or sooner about the x-ray and ultrasound tests i had last week. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • it's sunday

    3/4/2018 1:59:42 PM, by MOMMY445

    a new week has begun. even though it is cool here, it is sunny. both my daughter and i are out enjoying the weather. a day to have fun! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • it's friday

    3/2/2018 11:00:39 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! woo hoo! my daughter says hi to all! a day to get outdoors and enjoy. it actually snowed here last night and it is still on the ground,too. it is a cool day,too. i may be meeting up with a friend of mine over the weekend. i will see what is happening and go from there. i... Read more

  • it's thursday

    3/1/2018 10:12:34 AM, by MOMMY445

    a much cooler day here today. there is supposed to be some snow overnight tonight into tomorrow morning. i am fine with that and so is my daughter. today is a day to reflect on how far i have come and to see where i am going in every area of my life. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,c... Read more

  • Day 55

    3/1/2018 9:50:47 AM, by BERGEN127

    Today’s NSV. I’ve had to take my clothes in. All of them. Yay! Not ready to buy new ones. I’m waiting till I absolutely have to so I don’t have to buy them twice. I may have to invest in foundations. That’s where the biggest change has been. I decided to look at model my diet just to see a... Read more

  • Starting over!!?

    2/28/2018 1:53:22 PM, by SALLYANDGENE

    Today I am starting over again!! I had surgery in July to remove cancer!! That was scary now I need to just look forward and make small changes in my life, getting my Joy from God I can do anything!! Still my goal this year is to lose 100 lbs this year!! I can do this!!... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    2/28/2018 10:18:47 AM, by MOMMY445

    i finally got an appointment for my ultrasound this afternoon. i will also have the x-rays that the doctor recommended i have while i am there. my daughter says hi. at her school today, people can wear pink in support of not being bullied. all of the birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day,every... Read more

  • This is a title

    2/27/2018 11:45:03 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Last night was a workout I needed. It humbled me and reminded me that I need to put in more work and reminded me that if I miss workouts, I lose strength. I have a very rough time on shoulder day and the few days following, but, when I hit it good for a few weeks in a row, I know my muscles look nic... Read more

  • it's tueday

    2/27/2018 10:19:23 AM, by MOMMY445

    i am finally starting to feel better with my overall health. i find that when i take good care of myself, my health and well being is so much better. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! it is a beautiful, mild, sunny day here today. I will get out in a while and enjoy the weather.... Read more

  • Day 52

    2/26/2018 7:38:59 PM, by BERGEN127

    I have officially lost 25 lbs! 25.8 to be exact. I’m now below 250 my next goal is 225. I think we have 3 weeks left in our biggest loser contest at work. I’m nervous about it ending. I feel that I will still be motivated to continue, but it’s easier with my coworkers all fighting the same fight... Read more

  • it's monday

    2/26/2018 10:25:27 AM, by MOMMY445

    i got to meet up with some friends of mine the other day and i had a great time! my daughter says hi! i will be setting up the ultrasound appointment today for the earliest time i can get. the x-rays will be done on the same day, so i do not have to go there twice. then i will have a follow up appo... Read more

  • it's friday

    2/23/2018 10:37:35 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! i get to meet up with a few of my friends on sunday and i am really looking forward to it. i have not seen them for quite a while. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i will provide health updates as soon as i have them. have a fantastic day and a grea... Read more

  • Quick Entry

    2/22/2018 10:50:33 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I'm still out of sorts, but I'm feeling better. Stress of my class, finances, etc. all kind of got to me. In response, I've just wanted sugar (carbs) and have not been hungry otherwise. At first, it involved me eating a LOT. Then, once I got that under control, now I'm eating too little. Now I'm g... Read more

  • it's thursday

    2/22/2018 10:34:00 AM, by MOMMY445

    a much cooler day here today. my daughter and i dressed warmly before heading out this morning. after getting some much needed errands done the other day, i am taking it easy today. i am getting some of my energy and strength back and it feels great! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific... Read more

  • Motivated

    2/21/2018 10:39:34 PM, by CONNIEKACZ1

    Gym...5 days per week for 2 times a week for sanity.... Read more

  • Day 47

    2/21/2018 9:34:24 PM, by BERGEN127

    Today’s NSV is my shoes are looser, my daughter and I share shoes regularly I’m finding several of her flats are now to big for me. I didn’t notice it as much in my tennis shoes but even they are cinched a little tighter than normal. Also I’ve had the first compliment on my weight loss today and ... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    2/21/2018 11:02:40 AM, by MOMMY445

    i have yet to go for the x-ray and ultrasound tests because i came down with what feels like the flu. this is the first time i have been out of the house since last friday. i am finally feeling well enough to be outdoors and to run some errands. once i am feeling even more better, i will go for thos... Read more

  • Down (Not in a good way)

    2/20/2018 1:44:54 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I feel derailed entirely. I'm not really entirely sure of the culprit. Part of it is that I'm bored. Weight loss doesn't feel exciting anymore. When I started, I knew I'd eventually reach this point. I always find a hobby, get into it really hard, then just get bored. Many times over I've simply pus... Read more

  • Day 44

    2/18/2018 7:54:23 PM, by BERGEN127

    Change is in the air! Changing my diet, changing my activities, changing my Church! All these changes are leading to a better version of me. A version of me that I want to be. I’m really happy about it! Today I took my kids shopping. I hate shopping! Two of the three kids hate it too!! ... Read more

  • Strawberry Waffle Delight

    2/18/2018 12:33:06 PM, by CIROHIO

    This was breakfast this morning. A great kick start to the day! All this for 353 calories. Strawberry Waffle Delight 1/2c strawberries cut into halves 1/2c low fat cottage cheese (I used the Kroger brand) 2 Eggo Waffles Nutri-Grain Low-fat (Kelloggs) Toast Waffles. Place half of th... Read more

  • Hurray a NSV!

    2/17/2018 5:52:32 PM, by CIROHIO

    So every Monday morning at 10am wearing the same clothes every week, is my weigh in time 56 Most weeks I am a bit excited about weighing in, for I have really been staying committed to keeping my promise to myself to get healthy. So I step on the scale 193 with a positive attitude an holy cow it ... Read more

  • Day 42

    2/16/2018 3:10:35 PM, by BERGEN127

    I’m still here. I’ve written out a blog twice since the last one. And lost it before I could post it. There is so much happening in my world right now. I don’t know where to start so I’m gonna just skip to the important stuff. Eating plan is still on track. I’ve decided to simplify it, measure ... Read more

  • it's friday

    2/16/2018 1:49:16 PM, by MOMMY445

    i am taking it easy today. for the first time in a few days, it is actually cool weather here today. sunny and windy,too. now i feel like i may be coming down with a cold. i am drinking plenty of fluids, getting lots of rest and not doing too much. i did have a few errands to run this morning and th... Read more

  • update

    2/15/2018 1:59:30 PM, by MOMMY445

    i saw the doctor today. i have to go for two more x-rays and one more ultrasound. the x-rays are for my left hip area and my lower back. the ultrasound is for my left hip area. the doctor told me that if these test results come back okay that i will have to go to see a specialist. i am willing to do... Read more