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  • Two More Nights

    3/27/2015 6:00:24 PM, by DEEKELLYE

    I have two more nights of work and I couldn't be happier about it but still 7am Sunday morning cannot come fast enough. I get paid on Sunday. I have 67 hours on this paycheck plus what ever carry out tips. I'm not sure if I wrote down the tips from Tuesday or not. My manager wanted me to stay ... Read more

  • Happy, happy, happy Friday, everyone! :-)

    3/27/2015 6:00:02 PM, by TREKPURRSON

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  • it's friday

    3/27/2015 8:43:50 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! I really enjoyed my day off yesterday. i will make having that day off a priority from now on. it is so worth it. other than working tomorrow afternoon, i do not have any specific plans for the weekend. i know that my daughter will be soooooo happy to see all the prese... Read more

  • Tried out Zumba

    3/26/2015 7:37:34 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    It was fun. First time in a while where I did a full hour of intense exercise without (hardly) stopping. Note to self: Bring puffer next time. (It will help)... Read more

  • Going Nuts

    3/26/2015 7:28:04 PM, by DEEKELLYE

    Sunday the new manager asked me to stay for first shift so I did. This morning he's like make sure you get plenty of rest today because you aren't getting out early on Friday. They are a person short. I was like I gotta work Friday night and I have to get my kid off the bus. If I stay for firs... Read more

  • it's thursday

    3/26/2015 1:38:49 PM, by MOMMY445

    a much needed day off for me. i have been putting in a bit of extra time at work this week to make up for the hours i did not have to work last week. so i have less free time to pursue what i enjoy and to get some errands done. i will be working on my online courses tomorrow, as it will be the only ... Read more

  • My Reward in 2016

    3/26/2015 10:34:18 AM, by TIME4ME2BEME

    So it has been a few days since this happened but this is the first chance I am having to blog about it. It was Saturday night and my Husband and I were figuring out where we wanted to go on our next cruise and then BAM we found it!!!! The next morning we got up and he told me that he had an idea. K... Read more

  • The Black Hole

    3/25/2015 8:51:25 PM, by IMAVISION

    20 40 24 20 40 24 20 40 24 20 I found this both sad 46 & funny 246! Hope viewing it tickles your funny bone! It sure did mine! 100 20 40 24 20 40 24 20 40 24 20
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  • Over Time

    3/25/2015 5:51:19 PM, by DEEKELLYE

    I basically wear yoga pants and my hoodie to work everyday. Just need the high paying job now and a 4 day work week. I used to have a 4 day work week after I called off one day during the week. The week ending yesterday will have 7 days on it. I have worked every single day since last Tuesday.... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    3/25/2015 11:43:40 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful,mild spring day here today. my daughter has grown some more. now she is a bit taller and she now takes a different size in shoes. she is counting down the days until her birthday. my sister and her husband are coming down for a visit on sunday afternoon and they definitely have something... Read more

  • I. Want. It.

    3/24/2015 8:38:34 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I want to be free from this weight; literal and figuratively. God, I want it. I've got this poster: "If it's both terrifying and amazing then you should definitely pursue it. -Erada" That's it right there.... Read more

  • Day 2-learning (Finally) Moderation

    3/23/2015 8:34:35 PM, by AMETHYSTSTAR

    I had a great first day back from vacation! Work went much more smoothly than I had hoped it would. I still have some catching up to do, but I'm in good shape. I managed to get in 2 fifteen minute walks on my breaks and will do some upper body resistance band training tonight. I did well on my ... Read more

  • it's monday

    3/23/2015 12:56:34 PM, by MOMMY445

    i'm catching up on some computer work now before i head to my job in a few hours. my daughter says hi and sends hugs. all of the birds are doing well and also say hi. i feel a bit better today, so i will go to work. i will see how i feel while i am there and go from there. have a wonderful day,every... Read more

  • it's sunday

    3/22/2015 8:26:27 PM, by MOMMY445

    i feel like i have come down with a cold. no wonder i want to take it easy these days. my daughter says hi and so do the birds. have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • New Week...New start...Day 1

    3/22/2015 2:27:46 PM, by AMETHYSTSTAR

    I actually lost weight! 2 pounds from the last time I weighed myself! I guessed all the movement fro lifting, moving and cleaning would help...little did I know! (or did I...) I'm still not where my last official recorded weight was... I need 7 pounds to get there. I am within 24 pounds of my f... Read more

  • Productive Spring Cleaning Saturday

    3/21/2015 9:00:17 PM, by AMETHYSTSTAR

    I can't believe my vacation is almost over already! I spent this morning getting my little corner of the garage all organized and tidy, then spent the better part of the rest of the day trying to reorganize my room after shifting stuff out of my closet into the garage. I'm very glad I have tomorrow ... Read more

  • Reflections on reevaluating goals and reasons...

    3/21/2015 11:57:28 AM, by OHMEMEME

    Reflections on reevaluating goals and reasons... Almost four years into this journey of loosing weight and nearly 3 of those maintaining within 15 pounds of goal I have committed to more weight loss and lower goal of 170. Why 170? I want to have less body fat for one thing. I am somewhat happy ... Read more

  • it's friday

    3/20/2015 8:09:03 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! i had a great day off work yesterday. i look forward to the next one that comes up. my daughter sends hugs to all of mommy's many spark friends. all of the birds are doing well and say hi. i am taking it easy to start off my day. then i will be off to work later this aft... Read more

  • Refocus.

    3/20/2015 7:53:14 AM, by LORIVIOLA

    I am in REFOCUS mode. I am working on getting my walking back up to an average of 3 miles a day each week. I was down to about 1-2 miles (but mostly 1) for 5 weeks due to the weather. I still walked everyday but it was just too difficult to go further. Now i feel the negative effects of not ... Read more

  • Moving right along

    3/19/2015 4:15:20 PM, by AMETHYSTSTAR

    Over all it's been a good vacation. Saturday through Monday I was not at home from morn til evening. I saw two great movies and spent quality time in my two favorite parks . My visit to the Goddess Temple was marvelous as usual, although for the first time there were people out there, a group who ca... Read more

  • it's thursday

    3/19/2015 12:33:15 PM, by MOMMY445

    i'm enjoying a much needed day off . i'm spending some time with my daughter today. i am slowly and steadily adjusting to the job hours and other changes as a result. all of the birds are doing well and say hello,hello. it is a beautiful sunny day here. have a terrific day,all!... Read more

  • Extermination!!!

    3/19/2015 12:23:27 PM, by TIME4ME2BEME

    I was having a conversation with my Husband this morning on our way to work. I told him that I lost more pounds and he said well don't worry you will find them. I told him NO, I DON'T WANT TO FIND THEM!!!! He said well then they aren't lost. He got me thinking. I told him well then I exterminated th... Read more

  • The Myth of Will Power

    3/19/2015 6:12:13 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Will Power never got me through much of anything. Prayer, developing a sense of what I really wanted, changing habits, and finding new supportive friends who had those same goals in mind really got me where I wanted to go. My SparkFriends are a great source of strength. Meeting people at Spark ra... Read more

  • Holy funomanom

    3/18/2015 9:30:33 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    My calorie count was through the roof. I knew I was hungry and thirsty, but jeez. And I'm up five pounds (not that I can't lose it fairly easily).... Read more

  • Super Excited!

    3/18/2015 6:47:35 PM, by DEEKELLYE

    Over the weekend my mom gave me a tank top that was a size medium and asked if it would fit. At the time I didn't know if it was or not. So Monday I washed it just because I am OCD like that. No matter if it's been washed already or just bought I have to wash it. Tonight after my shower I deci... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    3/18/2015 10:00:53 AM, by MOMMY445

    i made it through another day. a new day is now underway. i am taking it easy before i head to work later this afternoon. my good friend made some food the other day, so i can take it to work today. he is such a good friend. my daughter really enjoyed her sleepover and the movie the other day. she s... Read more

  • Girls Day Out

    3/17/2015 8:33:49 PM, by DEEKELLYE

    My girlfriend and I decided last week sometime to take the bus either yesterday or today to go to breakfast and to just hang out and possibly go to the one mall. We didn't go yesterday so we went today. Made plans to leave about 8:30 since it was going to be a while to get to where we were goi... Read more

  • Food

    3/17/2015 6:04:51 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Ever since my calorie range has gone up, I have been hitting within the range almost everyday. Then, just because, I've been going slightly below. I think its because I am not facing failure daily. Idk. That could be BS. Today was good; very little coffee, spoke up at a meeting, and it looks like ... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    3/17/2015 3:06:04 PM, by MOMMY445

    happy st. patrick's day! a day to enjoy and celebrate. my daughter had a sleepover at one of her friend's place the other day. this afternoon, they are off to see a movie, her friend's mom's treat. she likes to have stuff to do on march break. i will be spending some time with her on thursday,just t... Read more

  • Why am I here?

    3/17/2015 10:33:46 AM, by MALF0YD

    The SparkCoach assignment for today is to figure out why I'm here, why I'm trying to get healthy. I am a type 2 diabetic and I want to be around for a long, long time. That said, I need to lose weight, get active and start living healthy. My ultimate goal would be to get rid of all the medicati... Read more

  • What a relief!

    3/17/2015 7:49:41 AM, by LORIVIOLA

    Yesterday I had an eye 463 doctor appt. It was postponed from last April. In the meantime I had laser surgery in both eyes (that turned out fine) and once that was done I could go back to my original appt. Finally. Well the Doc said, " You have NO sign of diabetes and NO sign of glaucoma in... Read more

  • I Am Not Alone!

    3/16/2015 9:24:41 PM, by TREKPURRSON

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  • Hmph

    3/16/2015 9:23:46 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I don't know what came over me today. I just wanted to do a workout. Then, when I started my workout, I just found the motivation to push myself. It was intriguing. I just kept thinking about my future, and how much I want the one when I am fit. Also, I am sick and tired of these freaking ants!... Read more

  • Once again...

    3/16/2015 7:13:53 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I am super sleepy again. I don't know what is going on. I slept for 10+ hours each day on the weekend. It's 7pm, and I'm about to call it a night. It is annoying. Well, let me do a workout first, then a shower, then bed.... Read more

  • 10 days to exercise!!

    3/16/2015 6:58:59 PM, by --MAY--

    Cuz 100 Days is way too Daunting 😁 249 done 45 minutes DONE!!... Read more

  • Computer problems

    3/16/2015 11:27:12 AM, by DEEKELLYE

    I am currently using my old computer because my new computer is giving me problems. So far so good with the old one. My wifi button on my new computer is acting up among other things. Every time I push the wifi button it keeps telling me airplane mode on and then I push it again and it says ai... Read more

  • Sleep

    3/15/2015 6:46:14 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Today, all my missed sleep caught up with me. I've spent two-thirds of it asleep. -__- zzzZZZZ..... Read more

  • it's sunday

    3/15/2015 11:39:56 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to reflect and recharge. i'm taking it easy today. my daughter is taking it easy,too. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say hi! have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • Your Bra May Be Killing You

    3/15/2015 9:30:34 AM, by IMAVISION

    390 390 390 390 390 390 390 390 390 390 The following article is for your consideration! God bless you today & all your days to come! 390 390 390 390 390 390 390 390 390 390 The bra/breast cancer connection is a thing of myth, according to the Susan ... Read more

  • Never Again

    3/13/2015 5:31:42 PM, by DEEKELLYE

    Last night the district manager calls the store and talks to the one cook and then wants to talk to a server. It turns out that third shift at another store didn't show up. No cook or server showed up. So the one cook and I went over to the other store for the night. Then we got a hold of the ... Read more

  • Sharing a sure-fire smile with you today!

    3/13/2015 4:44:37 PM, by IMAVISION

    670 41 670 41 670 41 670 41 670 41 As always, I sure do hope you enjoy what I have chosen to share. 304 for given over the seconds of your life to check this out. God bless! 670 41 670 41 670 41 670 41 670 41 I've seen this clip several times & it h... Read more

  • Huzzah for vacation!

    3/13/2015 1:20:58 PM, by AMETHYSTSTAR

    It is magnificent morning! I slept in until 5:00 today and got some walking in. I had a bite to eat while I was out and as I was eating, the sun rose over the horizon and the song "Ooh Ooh Child" started. It was a sign for me...and I started crying. I have been working really hard on my Read more

  • it's friday

    3/13/2015 9:24:56 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! i made it through another week. on the weekends, i like to relax and take it easy. i still stay active and eat well throughout. my daughter is now on her school break. she is off for a week, along with many other children. every year, in march, there is a week where kids... Read more

  • A little slow getting motivated...

    3/13/2015 12:17:20 AM, by KRISDOUGLAS81

    Today was not as great as the rest of the week has been. I didn't sleep great last night, but I am trying to turn over a new leaf and looking at the glass half full. Although tired, I still managed to do my walking and exercises today, a bit later than usual, but I pushed through. My food intake tod... Read more

  • Business

    3/12/2015 10:50:46 AM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I need to start running myself like a business. It's just how my thought process works, and gives me much clearer objectives and a drive. Things like, investing time vs money, and hiring consultants, and setting goals to hit certain revenue goals. Not to mention, I can get practice writing a bus... Read more

  • it's thursday

    3/12/2015 8:49:01 AM, by MOMMY445

    i made it through my first day of work. i will be on the afternoon shift for this job. i am happy to have a steady job. these days, it is hard to get a steady job. i will give it my best effort. i am taking it day to day. i am figuring out when to fit in some exercise with this new schedule. i know ... Read more

  • Fending off temptation

    3/12/2015 12:12:00 AM, by KRISDOUGLAS81

    I had a fair day, did all I was supposed to do. I met most of my goals, I barely went over my carbohydrates allowance for the day, but it happens. I ate pretty healthy stuff today, so I am not dwelling on 10 points over where I wanted my cut off. I guess my smoothies really packed a punch in the car... Read more

  • Low Sugar Levels

    3/11/2015 10:09:15 PM, by THECRAZYMANGO

    Whenever I struggle with this journey, people say "Don't worry you got this. You did this before. You can do it again." The thing is sometimes I have no idea how I ever did it the first time. Like today. I don't know how I lost weight with this sugar issue. It seems there is a fine line between stay... Read more

  • A week of contradictions

    3/11/2015 10:04:37 PM, by AMETHYSTSTAR

    I just had a nice, long, hot shower...envisioning all my frustration, anger, negativity, and other ugly stuff going down the drain. For the most part this has been a great week! I'm finally adjusting to this dreadful time change, I am back in full swing here at SP! I got my new syncpoint all synced ... Read more

  • .

    3/11/2015 9:52:45 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    All it takes is to do it. All it takes is to start, a push in the right direction.... Read more

  • Been Thinking

    3/11/2015 2:12:44 PM, by DEEKELLYE

    Yesterday went amazingly fast and I was happy to work during the day. I worked until 2:30 and was home before 3. Not bad. I was the first one there and the last one to leave. I would have been out on time if the second shift person got there by 1:45 and I didn't have 2 tables come in. I can't ... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    3/11/2015 8:31:29 AM, by MOMMY445

    i found out yesterday afternoon that i got the job! i start this afternoon! yay! my daughter was bouncing up and down when i told her the news. she knows mommy has been trying for a really long time to get a steady job. my good friend jumped up and down for joy once i told him i got the job. i did m... Read more

  • A positive day for me

    3/10/2015 11:15:45 PM, by KRISDOUGLAS81

    So, yesterday had a few bumps in the road. I ate a couple things I was not supposed to eat, but I wasn't completely discouraged, like I usually am. I just told myself, tomorrow is a brand new day and guess what? I was right. Today went much more smoothly!! I have been drinking much more water than I... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    3/10/2015 8:46:27 AM, by MOMMY445

    thank you to all for nominating me as a spark motivator! i really appreciate it! what an honour! a new one i definitely did not expect. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! with the milder weather this week here, there are more birds singing and chirping outside these days. i have ... Read more

  • feeling better

    3/9/2015 11:57:07 PM, by K1TT3N

    Feeling better, and still walking , but also got the gazelle back out... Read more

  • Beast Mode

    3/9/2015 8:54:46 PM, by THECRAZYMANGO

    Exercise is oil for the body and my body is humming happiness tonight. I know it's the endorphins coursing through my body and I love it, haha! Tonight I broke into beast mode. I got off work early tonight and worked out it was time to meet with the trainer. This means I went for a hour walk outside... Read more

  • Yep

    3/9/2015 8:28:03 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Sick today, finally started losing again, realizing a few of my biggest issues stem from laziness, and I need to work harder. Now, early to bed.... Read more

  • This time I'm doing it with a friend (growl) and she takes no excuses

    3/9/2015 7:53:07 PM, by KLAWR5QK

    My amazing and ultra fit roommate from college to be exact. She is a genuine inspiration, and she is not afraid to tell it like it is, which is exactly what I need. I am an excuse giver. To be more specific, I am super busy, and I know that. But, I know that I also have no excuses to ignore long ter... Read more

  • Who Am I Fooling?

    3/9/2015 2:39:09 PM, by TREKPURRSON

    213 198 76 475 35 495 493 494 I can so relate to your struggle with a sweet tooth! For me, I have had to hack my pantry/keep junk trigger foods out of my house.It is harder for me because I still have my DH with me and he buys chips and candy for himself. I have had to keep reminding m... Read more

  • it's monday

    3/9/2015 8:57:01 AM, by MOMMY445

    a new day and a new start to the week. spent the afternoon walking around the city the other day and i felt great. my daughter will be on a school break next week. trying to figure out how often we can do things together. i am still awaiting word from the place i had the job interview at. i am taki... Read more

  • I am back, after a very, very long break.

    3/9/2015 8:22:12 AM, by GREASE31

    I am back, after a very, very long break, which seeems to, have lasted forever, & @ times, has felt like, it!!!! !!!! !!!!. Recently i have, bin admitted to, Grantham Hospital i, initially went in, there with 2, badly swollen legs, caused by cellulitis, & i also, had an ongoing, chest infectio... Read more

  • Day 144 of the 275 Day Challenge.

    3/8/2015 11:32:40 PM, by SLAPTHEFATCAT

    Did a few pushups (only 4) and about do some more, plus some crunches to really start my 50 crunches and pushups a day challenge. But I just remembered something that always makes me feel... I don't know, proud? Envious of myself? The memory is from back in high school, during my P.E. class. I was o... Read more

  • Time Change

    3/8/2015 6:29:40 PM, by DEEKELLYE

    The time changed over night. The saving grace about it was work and even tho I was still scheduled 9-7 it was a 9 hour shift instead of a 10 hour shift. It was looking it was going to be nice and dead but then things got busy. One server came in a little late and left and then came back. Major... Read more

  • Sunday Serenity (How I have missed it!)

    3/8/2015 12:53:03 PM, by AMETHYSTSTAR

    Happy International Women’s Day! It is absolutely gorgeous this morning. The sun is softly shining, the birds are singing back and forth, there is a softness to the air (if that makes any sense). I am so full of gratitude this morning, my heart is fairly bursting with it! I have missed this fee... Read more

  • Aha...still have to be ready...Beck revisited...

    3/8/2015 12:49:25 PM, by OHMEMEME

    I am learning: It takes "some rebellion" to use as strength to fight against things that do not serve us for the better so it can be a positive if headed in the right direction. It takes some pride and even vanity to motivate me not only to look my best but to feel my best, to be confident. ... Read more

  • In the beginning...

    3/8/2015 11:56:38 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Next stop, the next 50 pounds by 5 pound increments. That's how I did it in the beginning. I was gentle with myself and took everything step by step, choice by choice, day by day. I forgave and moved on. I tracked and drank water. I used smaller plates, I ordered a size smaller than I... Read more

  • Epilogue for this Saturday

    3/7/2015 8:51:24 PM, by AMETHYSTSTAR

    I started this day in confusion, chaos and a small bit of despair. By the simple(or not so simple in this case) act of journaling, I have released so much tension, so much negativity, so much sadness and confusion. This is not to say I am where I want to be, but I am now free to head in the directi... Read more

  • A day for going deep within...

    3/7/2015 3:57:39 PM, by AMETHYSTSTAR

    Warning…my thoughts and words are chasing each other like dogs chasing their tails…this is a stream of consciousness blog, it may not make sense, but I am hoping it will gel into a cohesive, understandable piece, the more I let it out. This is a slowdown day. After months of running in chaotic ... Read more

  • it's saturday

    3/7/2015 3:19:31 PM, by MOMMY445

    i feel that the job interview went very well.i will know within the next few business days whether or not i got the job. my daughter says hi to everyone! all of the birds say hello,hello! a day of catching up on homework and housework for me. have a terrific day,everyone and a great weekend!... Read more

  • Day 143 of the 275 Day Challenge.

    3/7/2015 2:29:07 PM, by SLAPTHEFATCAT

    Looking at how long the challenge has been going and how little I have done to get to my goal makes me unmotivated, but I have figured a few things out this week. 1) Coffee/caffeine definitely helps me get the energy and motivation to actually do stuff. 2) The whole "an object in motion..." t... Read more


    3/7/2015 1:42:23 PM, by LMMONTES

    I don't know for sure, is it my eating habits or is it my self worth ?Is it now that my husband has retired early and the savings is gone? And because he had to join Obama health care we had to pay taxes on it $1,000.00 ouch. And because we don't have any saving to pay it now I also have to pay $57... Read more

  • Whirlwind

    3/7/2015 10:37:46 AM, by MLSTANLEY69

    I feel like I totally abandoned SparkPeople, but just on the computer and not in my real life. I am still eating healthy and trying to get exercise but I started working 2 jobs, literally within one day of each other. I am still staying on track and making healthy food choices I just don't have a ... Read more

  • 3-7-15

    3/7/2015 6:36:14 AM, by GIGI_SINGS

    I had a happy, healthy, full of productivity as well as about 15 miles of cycling! All around good stuff. I had a doctors appt after work so I drove home from work and rode to the appointment. Errand #1. Errand #2 was my ride home with a stop off dropping off my prescription at the pharmacy, ... Read more

  • Size Judgements

    3/7/2015 12:06:51 AM, by THECRAZYMANGO

    As you all pretty have learned by now, I struggle with the extra weight. Today was the perfect example of exactly why. Basically, it comes with that people don't understand I was small once and I feel like my fellow co-workers don't believe I was small, that I run, lift or even exercise or eat healt... Read more

  • Brokenhearted..

    3/6/2015 4:21:06 PM, by TREKPURRSON

    Be near me today, Lord... Read more

  • Down 4 lbs

    3/6/2015 3:30:57 PM, by K1TT3N

    Wooohoooo down 4lbs this week. This is great not the way I would have liked to lose it but , a win is a win.... now to keep it moving. I am started to feel better today, the Oxygen has been off since I got up this AM... Read more

  • it's friday

    3/6/2015 8:13:51 AM, by MOMMY445

    i have a job interview this morning, for a full time job. i know i will do well on the interview. i will be tested on my typing speed,too. i have a very good typing speed, so i know that part will not be too challenging for me. i still practiced my typing last night and i am practicing it a bit this... Read more

  • Make it Your STRENGTH

    3/6/2015 5:05:44 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Yes, I know what it's like to want to eat because everything is icky in life. I did it just the other day and had a pity party and then I remembered WHY I'm doing this journey. I found out the hubby's colon cancer is back. Surgery the 17th. I have a huge cyst in my shoulder joint and knees t... Read more

  • 3-6-15

    3/6/2015 4:27:02 AM, by GIGI_SINGS

    The joy of cycling I don't know if it's just these last few weeks because the weather has been incredible agreeable & much less cars try to turn me into hood ornaments, or if it's just that I'm just realizing it, but OMG I love riding my bike. I have literally fallen in love w/cycling eve... Read more

  • Ima's Quote Picks for Today!

    3/6/2015 3:23:00 AM, by IMAVISION

    550 551 498 293 372 373 22 370 267 492 The following quotes from "7 Habits of Skinny Woman" written by Subodh Gupta make perfect sense. It really can be that simple, when we throw exercise into the mix. May we all be able to find healthy food at good prices 341 & enjoy g... Read more

  • still working out

    3/6/2015 1:46:57 AM, by K1TT3N

    Even though I'm still sick , I am still working out atleast 30 minutes... Read more

  • 1+1=3

    3/5/2015 8:25:40 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    I really don't know what is the deal with my calorie count. It blows my mind. I've looked over it several times. It seems like, quite literally, the whole is greater than the sum of the parts. In other news, somehow reducing the amount of movement I do and adding a deadline to my weight loss made th... Read more

  • it's thursday

    3/5/2015 1:19:39 PM, by MOMMY445

    I got some course work done. now i am off to run some errands and to get some much needed fresh air. i have applied for more jobs. i know that one of them will turn out to be the right one for me. i am not giving up until i get one. even then, i still will look for other work, unless the right one i... Read more

  • Feeling a change

    3/5/2015 11:36:02 AM, by LUCKY1964

    I have noticed I don't worry about food as much now. If I have a sweets craving I grab a fruit and it's satisfied no ice cream required. I will make the right choices to keep pushing myself to a better health there is no room for failure here... Read more

  • 3-5-15

    3/5/2015 2:33:24 AM, by GIGI_SINGS

    So... I am working on my goals and put together a paper w/my exercises on it so I can have my visual that I seem to need to look at to help me stay motivated. I started it from the beginning of the year and it has a few categories. Cycling miles, walking miles, exercise DVD's (including SP) and b... Read more

  • 3-4-15

    3/5/2015 12:28:10 AM, by GIGI_SINGS

    Tonight on my bike ride, I tripled my normal commute and I was sooo happy (picture a young girl on her bicycle with her feet out to the sides, laughing with joy)! The weather was perfect, no one tried to run me over (several cars were actually respecting my ride of way), and I think I had a goofy sm... Read more

  • Figuring Out the Struggles

    3/4/2015 9:19:36 PM, by THECRAZYMANGO

    This week I have been writing down my food in a journal and have done it for the last seven days. This is usually where I start to skip and falter. Most days I have stayed between 1600-1800 with a a few days around 2300. Over the weekend I was upset with myself being around 2400 because I forgot wha... Read more

  • Who drives you?

    3/4/2015 7:35:59 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Who is it that gets you up and at 'em every day? Who is it that pushes you to work that little bit extra (hard)? For me, that person is, overly ironically, my future self. I have a short conversation, or hear him pushing me. More so, I can feel and hear me pushing myself. (It helps that I'm a visi... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    3/4/2015 8:02:53 AM, by MOMMY445

    there were some power outages here last night. some are still without power. where i am, the power went out briefly, then flickered for a few hours. there is full power here this morning. it snowed and rained here yesterday. a mild day here today. my daughter is doing well and says hi. all the bird... Read more

  • still going strong

    3/4/2015 12:40:38 AM, by K1TT3N

    I am still going strong. I have a sinus infection, ear infection, and bronchitis and still walked an hour... Read more

  • 3-2-15 STAR day

    3/3/2015 9:22:44 PM, by GIGI_SINGS

    I joined a wellness program through my employer. I weighed in @ the beginning of January w/one of those awesome BMR scales that gives you a print out w/all kinds of info. Well, the first one was a little scary to look at, but I kept it in mind knowing that the next time I'd make it better. ... Read more

  • This is a title

    3/3/2015 7:36:33 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Today's blog is supposed to be about what I've been doing well. Well, the only thing I've done well is tracking my food even when I know its over three thousand kcal (Sunday). Also, I am cutting down on caffeine and it's making me sleepy by 7:30/8pm. Gah.... Read more

  • Almost Didn't Happen

    3/3/2015 4:24:23 PM, by DEEKELLYE

    I definitely feel like quitting Waffle House. The only reason why I started was because I needed a job. Last night I was scheduled 9-2 and I was completely excited for the short shift. One the way to work I got this unsettling feeling. The girl I was scheduled with ended up calling off. The ot... Read more

  • You had me at WHOOPER

    3/3/2015 8:55:28 AM, by LUCKY1964

    I'll be a monkeys uncle If I didn't cave yesterday and give into eating badly by the end of the day. I had burger King not once but twice yesterday...i didn't even want to write this down but I'm making myself own up to my bad choices so that I will make better ones today. I am going to have to work... 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

  • What do you do when you have chaotic family?

    3/3/2015 3:42:48 AM, by FITSUGAR69

    My extended family are old enough to know better regarding fighting, starting trouble amongst one another and with my immediate family. but that doesn't stop them. And for that reason I'm done with them, I don't care if I ever speak to majority of them again. The majority of the problems is over jea... Read more

  • Back Again

    3/2/2015 9:47:54 PM, by YELLOWROSE27

    Wow! It's been over 6 years since I first joined Sparkpeople. The last 6 years have been a rollercoaster. Almost 4 years ago I lost my mom to a heart attack. The first of every year my sisters and I talk about how we're going to make a lifestyle change. We have not done it. About a month ago my olde... Read more

  • Self-Sabotage

    3/2/2015 8:55:25 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    First off, I need to get a new scale. Mine is super inconsistent. But more importantly, I am getting extremely off track. By the numbers, I look alright. My weight is staying where it is or is dropping. My calorie count is only 200 or so off every day. However, my exercise is down to once a wee... Read more

  • I am SO worth it! Even when it is SO HARD!

    3/2/2015 7:45:07 PM, by TREKPURRSON

    I am fighting so hard to stay strong right now! ... Read more

  • Short Shift

    3/2/2015 2:11:34 PM, by DEEKELLYE

    I cannot tell you how happy I am to be scheduled from 9pm to 2am tonight. Short shift tonight. I cannot wait to clock out at 2 and get a cab and go home and go to sleep. Since I am getting done at 2 I don't think I am going to take a nap today and just hold til 2 and get the cab and come home ... Read more