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  • Happy 4th

    7/4/2015 1:48:38 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Have a wonderful and safe holiday may you all be blessed and filled with joy... Read more

  • Make a Salad Meal

    7/3/2015 1:42:58 AM, by IMAVISION

    550 551 550 551 550 551 550 551 550 551 \o/ \o/ Praising & thanking our Creator, my Heavenly Father, for His most wonderful provision of fresh vegetables & fruits to make into all sorts of healthy food choices. \o/ \o/ 550 551 550 551 550 551 550 551 550 551 ... Read more

  • Good Advice

    7/2/2015 12:55:51 PM, by CONNIEKANDOIT

    Advice from a blug entry by Sandy1969 www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_pub
    lic_journal_individual.asp
    ?blog_id=5954161 "Move. Just move. Take the steps every day to get it done. Plan. BLOG. Post pics. Be totally honest with yourself. Don't lie to anyone else either. " Trying to get the w... Read more

  • July Goals!!

    7/1/2015 10:55:21 AM, by MULTIPLEHIGH5S

    I am going home to see family at the end of the month. I really want to push it and see how much weight i can loose before I get there! My goals are: Eat within my calorie ranges 6 days a week. One cheat meal only. Exercise to burn 6000 calories in July. Strength train at least once a ... Read more

  • Powerful

    7/1/2015 10:47:04 AM, by GOOSIEMOON

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  • Update!

    7/1/2015 6:53:11 AM, by BLACK-PRINCESS

    I've been on & off SP 4 a while cause of some health issues that I'm trying 2 deal w. I finally got the mobile app, so I can log in food while I'm @ work. I hope 2 be on more since I'm not working 4 the summer.... Read more

  • REEBOK STEP WORKOUT THAT I LOVE!

    6/30/2015 7:36:13 PM, by SIERRAGOLD

    I just had to share what exercise video I did on Monday. I haven't done this one in years, and just about killed myself trying to keep up! It's called Reebok Step, by Gin Miller, and I put a youtube link to it below, if anyone is interested in trying it out. https://www.youtube.com/watc... Read more

  • The time will pass

    6/30/2015 11:17:05 AM, by GOOSIEMOON

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  • The best response

    6/29/2015 10:59:04 PM, by GOOSIEMOON

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  • So, I am stupid.

    6/28/2015 9:30:27 PM, by MULTIPLEHIGH5S

    OK maybe not stupid but tonight I realized that ten weeks and two months are two different things. My original goal was to loose 20 lbs in 10 weeks starting May 1. BUT .... at some point during the last two months I decided that 10 weeks equals two months. It does not. I am an smart person, I ... Read more

  • Influence

    6/28/2015 10:30:22 AM, by GOOSIEMOON

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  • Quote for Today 6/27/2015

    6/27/2015 4:52:33 PM, by 1DAY-ATA-TIME

    "I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed." Michael Jordan... Read more

  • Four Correlations

    6/27/2015 3:05:28 PM, by BRERRABBIT1

    Four Correlations 1. Live a healthy life, close to the earth 2. Be aware of the problems of the earth, and try to be a positive force 3. Space is reality. Shut off the TV, and look out a window 4. Do your own work. Easily, paid labor or duty can morph into slavery. (Remember t... Read more

  • The Tao Of Pooh (for Barb)

    6/27/2015 12:22:27 PM, by LJCANNON

    Thank You everyone for reading my Dr Seuss Blog yesterday. His Wisdom is Simple and Timeless, which is probably why so many of us Love Him. Barb (ONEKIDSMOM) mentioned the "Tao Of Pooh" so I collected some Pooh Wisdom for her (And All Of You, Too!). Feel free to add any that you like that I missed! ... Read more

  • The Why of Weight Issues ~ Take Two!

    6/26/2015 9:10:47 PM, by IMAVISION

    15 9 15 9 15 9 15 9 15 9 304 for checking out this "revisit" blog. I enjoy reading past blogs of others & those of my own from time to time. In the case of my own, I often find myself delighted to realize how far I have come since joining Sparkpeople. I find it to be uplifting to ... Read more

  • 8 Must Read Success Lessons From Dr Seuss

    6/26/2015 3:25:24 PM, by LJCANNON

    1. Be Who You Are “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.” 2. Trouble Your Troubles “I have heard there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead and some come from behind. But I’ve b... Read more

  • Honest Abe

    6/26/2015 1:46:14 PM, by GOOSIEMOON

    “Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves” ~ Abraham Lincoln... Read more

  • Almost two months in!

    6/26/2015 1:45:18 PM, by MULTIPLEHIGH5S

    I started this new weight loss journey almost 2 months ago and I am only like 2 lbs away from my first goal of loosing 20 lbs in two months. I blogged before that I am probably not going to make this goal, and I still think it will be just over two months when I see 20lbs gone. But I figure that is ... Read more

  • Life with Lupus- Part 1, The Diagnosis

    6/26/2015 10:18:51 AM, by ECLIPSED

    Well after two hellacious months with my husband being sick and hospitalized twice, they've finally figured out he has lupus. Thanks to me. Yes, thanks to me. I've been asking him to talk to the doctors about lupus being a possibility and he always got mad at me. So, one day, his blood doctor comes ... Read more

  • I'm married!

    6/25/2015 1:45:04 PM, by POXYFAIRY

    The wedding day was so much fun! Everyone keeps asking me, "Do you feel any different?" My response is always, "No, feels the same to me - except an extra ring on my finger." I am so happy to be married to my best friend, finally! We took our honeymoon immediately following to Las Vegas. ... Read more

  • Strong, Independent Mother of Two Under Two

    6/24/2015 12:05:31 PM, by CTINAARTISTA

    After this second pregnancy and c-section #2 as well, I am returning to Sparkpeople to help me lose the "baby weight." I put that in quotes because really most of it was just me being inactive and eating too much, not due to the baby. The good news is that this time around I gained about 9 lbs ... Read more

  • Mini-challenge for the Sizzlin Summer Honeys

    6/24/2015 9:13:28 AM, by MULTIPLEHIGH5S

    For the mini-challenge in the Sizzlin’ Summer Honeys Challenge, we were asked to post a blog about what we are looking forward to doing when we are healthier! This can be something we have never done before or something that is just harder to do these days! It can be something big or small! W... Read more

  • Get FITT

    6/23/2015 9:09:25 PM, by IMAVISION

    216 315 548 406 318 356 324 359 319 358 The following is from Kaiser Permanente – page five of "Partners in Health" – Summer 2015. 216 315 548 406 318 356 324 359 319 358 Get FITT F – Frequency: The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM... Read more

  • The true reward of exercise

    6/23/2015 10:45:07 AM, by GOOSIEMOON

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  • Look again

    6/22/2015 8:52:03 PM, by GOOSIEMOON

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  • Plugging along.

    6/22/2015 12:52:56 PM, by MULTIPLEHIGH5S

    This week I will exercise everyday! This week I will stay true to my healthy food plan! This week I will keep up with my house! This week I will play with my kids! ... Read more

  • I am thankful

    6/21/2015 10:08:36 PM, by GOOSIEMOON

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  • Extending my goal deadline

    6/19/2015 11:15:18 AM, by MULTIPLEHIGH5S

    I am going to be a little late hitting the two goals I set myself at the beginning of May. My Plan was to loose 20 lbs and walk/run 80 miles by the end of June. Today I am down 14 lbs and have gone 45 miles. This is fantastic progress, but I am just not going to meet my deadlines. Th... Read more

  • Quote for Today

    6/18/2015 10:07:43 PM, by 1DAY-ATA-TIME

    Don’t be afraid of failure. This is the way to succeed.” - LeBron James,... Read more

  • Plot twist!

    6/18/2015 9:24:06 PM, by GOOSIEMOON

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  • How I deal with the ups and downs.

    6/18/2015 9:48:35 AM, by MULTIPLEHIGH5S

    I saw this Spark article on how to deal with the ups and downs of weight loss. www.sparkpeople.com/resource/m
    otivation_articles.asp?id=
    1943&page=3 The article was more about resiliency and what steps you can take to increase your resilience in regards to weight loss. The 6 key s... Read more

  • There Is No Cure!

    6/17/2015 7:15:47 PM, by IMAVISION

    390 390 390 390 390 390 390 390 390 390 Although difficult to watch, this is simply POWERFUL! biggeekdad.com/2015/06/there-i
    s-no-cure/ 390 390 390 390 390 390 390 390 390 390 For more on Holley Kitchen's story & a bit more concerning Metastatic Breast Cancer:... Read more

  • 2015 SUMMER 5% CHALLENGE

    6/16/2015 10:19:47 AM, by 1DAY-ATA-TIME

    Exercise Plan Cardio/aerobic exercise 60-90 per day (running/walking) 5 days per week. My daily step goal is 15,000. Strength/weight training 3 days per week 30-60 Diet Plan Continue with current diet maintaining a healthy calorie intake of 1800 to 2000 calories per day. Prepare healthy m... Read more

  • Train your mind

    6/15/2015 8:44:06 PM, by GOOSIEMOON

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  • Two Weeks

    6/15/2015 10:24:56 AM, by FLORENCEOSI

    It has been two weeks since I have "turned it around." and I am feeling better and better every day! I cannot wait until 4 weeks from now when I will be really feeling good!! That is what taking care of yourself does. When you don't, you feel hopeless and in a continued self-destruction cycle.... Read more

  • Most of the Improtant things

    6/15/2015 10:00:45 AM, by 1DAY-ATA-TIME

    "Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all." ~Dale Carnegie... Read more

  • An awe-inspiring joy to watch!

    6/14/2015 11:40:07 AM, by IMAVISION

    268 40 345 268 40 345 268 40 345 268 I found this to be very impressive! Simply astonishing! I hope you enjoy it as much as I. God bless your Sunday in unrepeatable & glorious ways! 40 345 268 40 345 268 40 345 268 40 biggeekdad.com/2014/06/sand-anRead more

  • NO TV? NO INTERNET? MIGHT AS WELL WORKOUT!

    6/13/2015 9:34:22 PM, by SIERRAGOLD

    Yesterday I was working online and my internet shut down. So I go check the TV... and no connection there either. I called Charter Cable and there was an issue in my area they were working on. Usually that means 1-3 hours of down time, and usually that means just one or the other, but not both. It e... Read more

  • Words to Inspire #8

    6/11/2015 5:45:01 PM, by IMAVISION

    195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184 195 184 "Honesty & frankness make you vulnerable. Be honest & frank anyway!" & "The good you do today will be forgotten. Do good anyway!" ~ Mother Teresa - Catholic Nun & Missionary 195 ... Read more

  • Patience

    6/10/2015 2:02:44 PM, by GOOSIEMOON

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  • From Joel Osteen today:

    6/10/2015 1:06:35 PM, by MI-ELLKAYBEE

    Today’s Scripture “...‘Oh, that you would bless me and enlarge my territory!’...” (1 Chronicles 4:10, NIV) Enlarge Your Territory God wants to bless you and enlarge your territory. Your territory can be your sphere of influence or your realm of responsibility or autho... Read more

  • Quote for Today

    6/10/2015 10:10:43 AM, by 1DAY-ATA-TIME

    "There is in this world no such force as the force of a person determined to rise. The human soul cannot be permanently chained." W.E.B. Dubois... Read more

  • Recipe for a plateau.

    6/10/2015 9:31:20 AM, by MULTIPLEHIGH5S

    Plateau!!!!! That's right, it is finally here. I am kinda bummed because I was really hoping to loose 15 lbs before the plateau. Time to cut out my evening sanity saver glass of wine and I must must must stay away from the peanut butter. I am always within my calorie limits even with the ... Read more

  • Short Quiz #6 (for fun)!

    6/9/2015 12:43:24 AM, by IMAVISION

    38 58 38 58 38 58 38 58 38 58 Number of Americans who struggle to digest milk? 1) About 34 million 2) About 50 million 3) About 67 million Which musician was not born in New Orleans? 1) Louis Armstrong 2) Aaron Neville 3) Patti LaBelle ... Read more

  • 1st OCR race....

    6/8/2015 5:28:06 PM, by TXHRT4U

    To break up the monotony of running 5k's, 10k's, and half marathon's, I decided to participate in a OCR (obstacle course race). Like the Boy Scout motto, "Be Prepared", this was no different. I researched a couple months ahead of time what most OCR's have and I wanted to make sure I had the right ... Read more

  • Poignant Reminder: D-Day Salute From An 11-Year-Old

    6/6/2015 3:14:29 PM, by IMAVISION

    232 232 232 232 232 232 232 232 232 232 Very moving account of one young boy's touching tribute to those who died on the beaches of Normandy on D-Day - seventy years ago today. We must never forget those fellow Americans (as well as others, who comprised the Allied Forces) who died there. ... Read more

  • Insane Inflatable 5K & A Huge Thank You To Oral Roberts University

    6/6/2015 2:05:12 PM, by LJCANNON

    On May 31, my Sister, her Middle Son, and I went to Tulsa, Oklahoma for the Insane Inflatable 5K. I'm pretty sure it wqas her Son's Idea and I wasn't sure what it would be like, but it sounded like Fun. If nothing else, we are Great at acting Immature so this seemed like a Good Idea. We got there ve... Read more

  • Calorie Troubles

    6/6/2015 5:26:12 AM, by ELFANGOR87

    So, I'm back on SP after a long hiatus. Normally this is where I would be supposed to apologize for not keeping up or something. This time, however, I'm not sorry in the least. I was missing from SP because I succeeded in enlisting in the Army, and was at Basic. Then AIT. Then settling into my... Read more

  • Baby Steps

    6/5/2015 8:20:55 PM, by FLORENCEOSI

    I have decided to take it back to babysteps. Actually, what I have always told myself is, if you can't handle a week at a time, go to handling it day by day. If that doesn't work, how by hour. And that is where I am at. I can say, I have had my first successful week of, getting it back togeth... Read more