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  • it's monday

    3/30/2015 8:16:25 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter's birthday is today! she is soooooooooo excited and happy! she loves the presents she got so far and the cards she has received. now she is off to school shortly. i am feeling a lot better than i did a few days ago. it is a short work week for me this week. my daughter has a short week o... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/30/2015 12:29:16 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " No man is an island, entire of itself ; every man is a piece of the continent." - John Donne... Read more

  • New Week

    3/29/2015 11:36:51 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Enjoy your new week hugs... Read more

  • New Week

    3/29/2015 11:36:51 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Enjoy your new week hugs... Read more

  • There's Always Tomorrow

    3/29/2015 8:53:00 AM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    Isn't that what we always say....there's always tomorrow? Well, tomorrow never actually never comes. It always remains tomorrow in many senses. What we really need is TODAY! So, TODAY I am getting back into the swing of things with my diet and exercise routine. I'm going to focus on 30 minutes of el... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/29/2015 12:43:36 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Be thankful that life is a mystery. There is so much we can never know. Breathe deeply and relax into the not-knowing. There is much that we do not have to know in order to live joyfully." jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • New day

    3/28/2015 6:16:45 AM, by ANGELDELINKWENT

    I am so tired of this I feel great about myself/i should try harder harder rollercoaster I'm on it's been a week of feeling good in my own skin and learning new things and not overobssesing about what I eat/drink. I like it. On the other hand I feel like I should be working to improve myself; is tha... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/28/2015 12:30:16 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Grace has been defined as the outward expression of the inward harmony of the soul." - William Hazlitt... Read more

  • The Truth About Cancer

    3/27/2015 11:54:40 AM, by _RAMONA

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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

  • 2015 Spring 5% Challenge

    3/27/2015 8:05:26 AM, by SUNSHINEYOURWAY

    I am so excited about starting the Spring 5% Challenge. I completed the Winter Challenge and enjoyed it so much that I decided to come back for the Spring Challenge. I loved the excitement of it and everyone's participation.. Getting to know everyone, ups and downs. I am with in my goal weight... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/27/2015 1:08:44 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Grace isn't just a little prayer you say before receiving a meal. It's a way to live." - Jackie Windspear... 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

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/26/2015 12:35:41 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity." - Keshaven Nair... Read more

  • WEDNESDAY

    3/25/2015 3:02:15 PM, by SASSYLOVEBUG

    It is a beautiful sunny day today. The snow is melting and it is nice and warm. It is spring like finally here. It is supposed to rain tomorrow so that would be nice but the amount of snow we have it could end up causing flooding in a lot of places. 24... Read more

  • Staying focused in the midst of temptations...

    3/25/2015 1:04:39 PM, by HEIDIS2NDCHANCE

    This last weekend was my brother's wedding and I used part of my "free" day to enjoy some of the delicious food. It was pasta and I LOVED it! One of the biggest cravings I always want is carbs. I love bread, pasta, cheese.....any carbs are so yummy in my book. However, since doing this new healthy e... 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

  • Fail to Plan? Plan to Fail!

    3/25/2015 11:35:35 AM, by GARVCO

    Yesterday was a no plan day.....and while it could have ended up in a failure, I pulled though with some things and the end of the day, mainly housework, good eating, a recommitment to planning one's days and no alcohol!! Today I am so far on the right track. Morning efficiencies with various ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/25/2015 1:00:40 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Trust your own inner guidance. Have faith that your steps are carrying you toward your dreams. Keep your eyes on the heavens and believe that your feet will carry you well." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • It's called a broken record

    3/24/2015 10:42:36 PM, by STOPTHECRAVING

    Not the kind of record you want broken. I am back to the beginning. Starting over. Blah blah blah I need a complete turn around. Move more. Eat less. Blah blah blah I need to wash my mind anew. Change things up. Try to do this in a less repetitive, broken record way. ... Read more

  • I did it!

    3/24/2015 5:09:35 PM, by SPARKYEG

    Yes, I actually exercised. 231 I decided to take a little time and use the exercise room at the office. I logged 20 minutes on the treadmill. I know this seems like nothing, but given my current living situation, this was a huge accomplishment for me. Sure, that 100 calories or so burne... Read more

  • March's National Day of...

    3/24/2015 12:58:41 PM, by -COURT-

    nationaldaycalendar.com/calend
    ar-at-a-glance/ or at least the rest of March. March 24 ◦National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day ◦National American Diabetes Association Alert Day – Fourth Tuesday of March March 25 ◦National Lobster Newburg Day ◦National Medal of... Read more

  • Eating by Accident

    3/24/2015 9:31:11 AM, by KNH771

    Over time I've really come to appreciate the importance of planning. lately, it's importance has really hit home when it comes to meals. I was going over my food journals recently, and was really struck by the patterns in my food choices. Breakfast isn't really an issue. Over the years... Read more

  • Money Matters

    3/24/2015 9:04:28 AM, by KTTAYLOR21

    Hello Spark Fam! So I started a new job back in January working in the HR department, Corporate Office of a hospital chain out of Baltimore. This is a HUGE hospital chain with thousand and thousands of employees (at least 20K Employees) well any whoo, they have an active wellness program that P... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/24/2015 12:16:21 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " A well-developed sense of humour is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life." -William Arthur Ward ... Read more

  • New week at Accountability! #3

    3/23/2015 3:20:48 PM, by GARVCO

    Crazy me, but I like Mondays. For me it is a reset for the week or from the weekend! So today I had my plan and have stuck to it thus far! I had a good breakfast and lunch, hydrating and have gotten in my workout and a trip to the Orthopedic Doctor for a follow up on my shoulder. I am happy ... 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

  • Let's Start This Week Off Right!!!

    3/23/2015 11:19:39 AM, by KILIKI

    Happy Monday everyone! As the title of this blog says, let's start this week off right. We do this by making good choices everyday and at every meal/snack. And more importantly, we make NO EXCUSES!!! There are tons of excuses as to why we can't start a diet or why we can’t get some ex... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/23/2015 12:43:32 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful ; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul." - Luther Burbank... Read more

  • another update for you

    3/22/2015 10:52:14 PM, by PHOENIXREBIRTH

    computer working and health update... 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

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/22/2015 12:26:03 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Flowers are Nature's messengers - reminders of an unspeakable beauty." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • Saturday

    3/21/2015 7:54:20 PM, by SASSYLOVEBUG

    The sun was out today and the snow is melting. They are predicting more snow for tomorrow so we shall have to wait and see. We are certainly very sick of it all. I hope you all have a great weekend, stay safe, healthy and happy.... Read more

  • Bumps & Bruises Along the Way

    3/21/2015 6:57:54 PM, by MUSIC2HISEARS

    Here we are, the first full day of Spring and I'm no where near the 10 lb mark I had hoped for the month of March. I still have a week left, but dropping 10 lbs in one week is left to those on The Biggest Loser...and that was usually in the first week. The last couple of weeks have been a rolle... Read more

  • Wishing!

    3/21/2015 2:49:26 PM, by AUNTCAT

    Wishing I knew how to work together with my husband in helping our son become a more dedicated student. I am retired while my husband is not. I have lots of my time on my hands to "worry" about my son's lack of good work ethic. I am doing everything I can to help. I am working with my son and hi... Read more

  • Mar 21: Doughnut Maroon 5

    3/21/2015 8:54:42 AM, by FATHINSN

    Whenever we made homemade doughnuts, usually I will be kneading the dough and mom will cook them. Today, however, as my mom wasn't around, I had to do from A to Z *gasp! I'm in Maroon 5 mood lately so I played, their songs from album "It Won't Be Soon Before Long", sang along lyrics that I knew... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/21/2015 2:17:01 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Don't fight against time. Develop a comfort and friendship with time. Time enjoyed is never time wasted." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • Spring 5% Challenge Exercise/Nutrition Commitment

    3/20/2015 10:22:45 PM, by VISUALLYRICS

    Spring 5% Challenge Exercise/Nutrition Commitment 362 324 Circuit train at my gym for an hour 2 days/week 318 312 30 minutes of cardio daily 4 "Out of sight/Out of mind" Keep only healthy foods handy. 521 70% daily consumption of Freggies 274 10 glasses o... Read more

  • update on my second treatment and 2nd part of treatment scheduled

    3/20/2015 6:30:31 PM, by PHOENIXREBIRTH

    My second treatment was Wednesday. It went well. He again came dressed up. He puts me at ease when he came in like that. We hugged this time. I think we grown close as patient and doctor because of the hugs and thank you card. I believe he now realizes how much I truly appreciate him and the care I ... Read more

  • Happy Spring!

    3/20/2015 4:55:43 PM, by WENDYSPARKS

    Happy Spring to all my Sparkfriends....hope you have a great day.... 184... Read more

  • Accountability 2

    3/20/2015 12:16:37 PM, by GARVCO

    So here is my next entry on my quest to accountability and success - again! I worked out m, t, w of this week - I took off Thursday as my body told me to and this morning I was raring to go! I got an hour's workout in at a fitness center located within our Club - its so wonderful to have this ... Read more

  • Mar 20: Yay, Still In Weight Range

    3/20/2015 10:31:33 AM, by FATHINSN

    Every Friday morning, I will check my weight using a scale at my office (a colleague brought it and he left it when he moved). Today, I'm happy to report that still in the safe zone :D And as nearly always, one colleague who's in the same cubicle as the weight scale always be my witness of joy or sa... Read more

  • International Day of Happiness

    3/20/2015 10:24:35 AM, by -COURT-

    www.cute-calendar.com/event/in
    ternational-day-of-happine
    ss/11675-world.html It's great to have a 'inter'national day of happiness. If it was just that easy. Make the day the best that you can. Be in a constant state of happiness and it will pass on to others. ... 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

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/20/2015 1:14:28 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Disappointments are like road bumps, they slow you down a bit but you will enjoy the smooth road afterwards. Don't stay on the bumps too long. Move on ! " - Author Unknown... Read more

  • Joining Another Biggest Loser Challenge?

    3/19/2015 4:02:09 PM, by HEIDIS2NDCHANCE

    There are only 2 weeks left in the Biggest Loser Challenge that my brother started. I'm really proud of what I've done in 6 weeks! Twenty pounds gone for good! Yay! A lady in my neighborhood posted on the community facebook page if anyone would be interested to join a 6 week biggest loser chall... 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

  • Mar 19: It Felt So Good To Giggle With Others :D

    3/19/2015 9:24:25 AM, by FATHINSN

    I rarely had a girl talk about how hot a guy is because I always feel a bit awkward talk about guys with girls because I feel like I'm like this too-itchy girl compare to them, haha. Funny thing is, it's much easier to talk about other guys with my guy friends LOL Anyhow, after work, I drop by ... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/19/2015 12:52:05 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " The ultimate authority must always rest with the individual's own reason and critical analysis." - Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama... Read more

  • Shifting How I Look at Goals

    3/19/2015 12:26:17 AM, by VIOTTI99

    It's so easy to become overwhelmed and defeated when I base my goals on weight loss and minutes. With everything in my life feeling so overwhelmingly negative right now I thought about what I could do at this "bottom" point to start to feel better. I know that setting a weight goal would only add ... Read more

  • Pity Party is Over - accountability = success

    3/18/2015 6:23:58 PM, by GARVCO

    I Just reread a blog of mine from a year ago. I was beginning a journey at a new gym and I have to report it was fantastic and I was SUCCESSFUL - dropped well into the 150's, a goal of mine and even hit the 148 for a few weeks. Unfortunately, tendonitis, overuse and the like in my shoulder has... Read more

  • 94 Days Until Summer

    3/18/2015 3:17:08 PM, by KNH771

    I'm beginning to feel more optimistic about my summer countdown. I've set the kind of goal I usually don't make for my weight - "X pounds by X date." My goal is to get back to what I refer to as "happy weight." A weight that has generally been easy for me to maintain, where I can shop in "n... Read more

  • Mar 18: Playground 5-min In Our Office Ground, Yay!

    3/18/2015 10:00:57 AM, by FATHINSN

    Every Wednesday, I play Ultimate Fresbies with bunch of friends - colleagues and always new faces. But today, we play at grassy field just next to our office building, YAYYYYYYYYYY!!! It's a site of old building that was demolished years ago and there are plans to do something about that ground. For... 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

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/18/2015 1:52:22 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day. May songbirds serenade you every step along the way. May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that's always blue. And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through." - Traditional Irish Blessing ... Read more

  • 2015 WOB Westchase 5K

    3/17/2015 10:05:57 PM, by MIRAGE727

    Another close friend, Fred, is also a Race Director legend in the Tampa Bay area. I support local races big time! Of course, in our area, most of our races are just as much fun and better than the $$$ big time corp cookie cutter races! In any case, this was a first time for me as I heard about... 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

  • Happy St Pats day again

    3/17/2015 2:45:26 PM, by POSEY440

    here it comes ... Read more

  • Not another diet

    3/17/2015 2:28:13 PM, by TKDKITTEN

    All my life, I've been overweight. And all my life, I've bounced between dieting and "accepting what I am" ie: giving up on the latest diet. Through the years, I've tried just about every diet plan to hit the mainstream. Tried pills back in high school, before ephedrine got banned. Worked... Read more

  • Time for a Mini Goal

    3/17/2015 1:13:19 PM, by PHANTASMAGIRL

    My long term is to lose 41 lbs by November 15th. I've decided to set a mini-goal of losing five pounds by the end of the month. I know that's exactly two weeks from today. It should be doable because my body usually responds quickly to positive changes in diet and exercise. At least it did before 4... Read more

  • Happy St. Patty's Day!

    3/17/2015 12:48:59 PM, by WENDYSPARKS

    Hi Spark friends, I hope this finds you doing well today....Happy St. Patty's Day! 441... Read more

  • Mar 17: Another Sleepy Day

    3/17/2015 11:18:39 AM, by FATHINSN

    Honestly, I think most of my blogs revolve around I'm being sleepy LOL And as I'm being honest right now, most of the time it was because I kept falling asleep outside my bedroom then around midnight, either I woke up myself or my very concern mom woke me up - don't want nubile young lady falling as... Read more

  • 5% Spring Challenge - a fun way to get it done!

    3/17/2015 8:42:11 AM, by RUBYSNANA

    Are you looking for a way to get fit, lose weight, and have fun along the way? Check out the Spring 5% Challenge Teams. Members will work towards losing 5% of their starting weight in 8 weeks by participating in team challenges that focus on exercise and healthy lifestyle habits. The Challenges ar... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/17/2015 12:41:34 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " It is your life. In the symphony of your life, you are the star. You write the melody and the lyrics. You are the soloist and the conductor. You are merely a bit player in other people's lives, but in your own life, you are the star." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to Drea... 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

  • Monday March 15

    3/16/2015 3:13:17 PM, by SASSYLOVEBUG

    We got blasted last night with another blizzard. There were strong winds,blowing snow with white outs. Most places were closed today. I had to spend almost two hours shoveling snow. Today the sun is finally out again but it will be a long time before the snow is gone there is no SPRING arriving in ... Read more

  • Great Weekend!

    3/16/2015 2:13:47 PM, by MATHISC4464

    I'm very excited for this week! Each day I wake up feeling more ready to take on the world and happier! I've made it through 2 weeks of Arbonne's 28 day cleanse and I'm feeling great. Some NSV's: -My clothes are looser -Its easier to wake up in the morning -NOT CRAVING BREAD!!! -Skin i... Read more

  • Mar 16: The First 7 Days of Steps

    3/16/2015 9:10:30 AM, by FATHINSN

    Last week, I started using again my pedometer - luckily the battery still ok, hehe. I wanted to start tracking again my steps as part of starting again being active (well, other than do weekly Ultimate Fresbies). Maybe that's why I'm easily get depressed, I'm not active anymore. Today, I made a... Read more

  • Countdown to Summer

    3/16/2015 9:08:48 AM, by KNH771

    Summer is just around the corner, and I'm trying to get prepared. I've been coping with some regain, and I want to start the summer in a healthier place. I spent the weekend thinking about the best strategies to do that. Like some of you said after my last blog. Consistency is a really... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/16/2015 12:28:34 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " fear less, hope more ; Whine less, breathe more ; Talk less, say more ; Hate less, love more ; And all good things are yours." - Swedish Proverb... Read more

  • The Incredible Shrinking Keri

    3/15/2015 11:33:15 PM, by KO1215

    ID_Vandal said it best, "Spring is coming and you're about to have the best Spring and Summer you have had in a long time!" That is how I feel too. Last Sunday, DH and I (along with our two dogs) went to a county park and went for a walk. It was so great. About half way through, DH wa... 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

  • Mar 15: Another Lazy Being Lazy LOL

    3/15/2015 10:01:19 AM, by FATHINSN

    Last night, I slept late because of watching back-to-back tv series via DVD (I missed the episodes so many times so I decided to buy the DVDs). So, today, woke up late but surprisingly, not later than 10 am - I would think that if I slept at 4 am, I would wake up closer to noon! So, I thought t... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/15/2015 1:20:24 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Everything you say and do, is a reflection of the inner you." - Anonymous... Read more

  • Flowers, Cookie, Jona and Kittie

    3/14/2015 3:23:03 PM, by MARLINDA5

    Since we did have some rain a couple of weeks ago - my flowers have been blooming. Cookie (off white kitten) is growing up so fast - she is almost the same size as Jona. They all get along well. Cookie is always trying to play-fight with Kittie (larger cat) but so far she hasn't won. ... Read more

  • SATURDAY March 14

    3/14/2015 3:04:56 PM, by SASSYLOVEBUG

    I have been working very hard because I am going on vacation in 4 weeks and I want to look good in the sun. I am going up and down on a daily basis so it is quite discouraging. I do not want the little pouch on my belly but it does not seem to be going away even though I have been doing 2 or 3 abs w... Read more

  • Week 3 Goals

    3/14/2015 1:34:08 PM, by NATURALROCKS

    I have been super busy with working, family and all that life has thrown at me. But I had a few minutes while my little one takes a nap so I though what a perfect time to post this blog. 2 weeks ago I restart my journey to a healthier me. I started by drinking more water 91 . As a result I lo... Read more

  • 3.14.15 Pi Day = My Day!!

    3/14/2015 11:41:34 AM, by SLIMMERSUSAN10

    Pi Day, my sister's 40th birthday and MY day to work on getting my life in order. Many issues in my life have been due to the fact that I'm SO unorganized I don't know which end is up at times! Today I'm going to work on fixing that. It's going to take some time, but I have a plan! I've ha... Read more

  • Mar 14: Tv-Fest Saturday!

    3/14/2015 8:17:41 AM, by FATHINSN

    What I love to do when I'm alone and on weekend - tv marathon! Just switching tv channels when a series or movie finished. I stopped long enough to eat my breakfast and lunch, hehe. There are lots of tv series and movies that I missed during weekday so I usually take the opportunity of weekend to wa... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/14/2015 12:28:37 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Do not limit yourself to either analysis or emotion. Look deeply into the DNA of its seeds, AND appreciate the intoxicating grandeur of the forest." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • Summer Is Coming...

    3/13/2015 9:45:53 AM, by KNH771

    OK... Actually it's 99 days until summer, but I didn't get a chance to blog yesterday, and I couldn't waste my pretty graphic. 20 How are you going to prepare for a healthy summer season? I've got some ideas... but I want to hear yours first.... Read more

  • Mar 13: Most Favourite Work Day So Far In 2015!

    3/13/2015 9:41:25 AM, by FATHINSN

    Friday March 13th, I think I love this work day so far in this year! It's Friday (my favourite day because the spelling started with the same alphabet like my name, hehe), I like odd number and anything with number 3 (so Friday 27th might be my next favourite day LOL). I woke up one hour later ... 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

  • Mar 12: The Day It Was Easy to Park LOL

    3/13/2015 9:16:06 AM, by FATHINSN

    One of small pleasures in life is to get parking space easily or at least, the type you like, i.e. parking at corner :D And on that day, March 12, THREE TIMES I got parking spaces easier than I usually had! First, was at my office - I got this one parking spot that at end of row so at least, one sid... Read more

  • Hulk Smash

    3/13/2015 8:25:34 AM, by MORNINGGLORY609

    This has been an angry week for me. Like, really angry. As I went through each day I felt like any moment would be THE moment and I would turn into the Hulk and begin to smash. And although green is my color, I am not nearly as charming as Mark Ruffalo. So I did my best to avoid it. So f... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/13/2015 12:28:45 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " How we think shows through in how we act. Attitudes are mirrors of the mind. They reflect thinking." - David Joseph Schwartz... Read more

  • update on the week and my first treatment

    3/12/2015 11:46:45 PM, by PHOENIXREBIRTH

    Just what it says... 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

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/12/2015 12:45:56 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " If you want others to follow your example, don't criticize or cajole others, but rather live your own life in a manner that convincingly demonstrates both the virtue and the success of your way of life." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • 2015 Gasparilla Distance Classic

    3/11/2015 2:50:06 PM, by MIRAGE727

    Way overdue but what's new! In years past, I did the 5K and the Half Marathon. This year i changed it up and did the Michelob Ultra Cactus Lime Challenge, a 15K on Saturday then an 8K on Sunday! More importantly, we got to see ONEKIDSMOM & SLENDERELLA61! Friday, D took off work and we had fun... Read more

  • Progress Photos

    3/11/2015 2:02:40 PM, by KNH771

    OK. Yesterday I was pretty down in the dumps. I want to start this blog by thanking all of you wonderful Spark Peeps for your support. It always warms my heart to know that I can vanish from Spark for a while, then return and be embraced as if I never left. Blog comments matter. ... Read more

  • Wednesday

    3/11/2015 1:59:56 PM, by SASSYLOVEBUG

    My computer is acting up today. Everything is taking so long to come up and it is not connecting very well drives me crazy because I have no idea what is going on. It is cloudy and not very nice out and I am so tired but I did do the treadmill today.... Read more

  • Biggest Loser for the Week

    3/11/2015 1:17:04 PM, by HEIDIS2NDCHANCE

    Since my last weigh-in with the Biggest Loser challenge was a zero/no loss for the week, I anticipated this week's weigh-in to be much better. Especially since I had seen a loss throughout the week. I also decided that I was going to weigh myself the morning of my free day and count it as my weigh-i... Read more

  • Needing some help...

    3/11/2015 12:32:42 PM, by MATHISC4464

    Its been a little over a week on my detox diet and although the scale has been going in the right direction the last few days have been rough. Last week on vacation it was so easy because I was relaxed and in the sunshine, but being back in school and all the stress that comes with that is hard... Read more

  • Mar 11: Such A Crazy Day!

    3/11/2015 10:41:18 AM, by FATHINSN

    First, I woke up later than I usually do because I turn off my alarm (turn off hp = turn off alarm, hehe). I became so snappish, uhuh. Then I spend about 2 hours preparing for a training session (I'm the trainer, horror oh horror!) then I did the training session in such a quite cramp time period (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

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/11/2015 12:40:35 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " No matter how much pressure you feel at work, if you could find ways to relax for at least five minutes every hour, you'd be more productive." - Dr. Joyce Brothers Healthy Inspiration from SparkPeople... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    3/11/2015 12:40:33 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " No matter how much pressure you feel at work, if you could find ways to relax for at least five minutes every hour, you'd be more productive." - Dr. Joyce Brothers Healthy Inspiration from SparkPeople... Read more

  • Tuesday

    3/10/2015 2:51:52 PM, by SASSYLOVEBUG

    The sun is shining and it feels like spring but the snow banks are still 10 feet tall. It will be a long time before the stuff melts. It is nice out today though, it is melting and feels nice. I was down one pound today but I am so discouraged because I have been exercising like crazy. No wonder pe... Read more