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  • Ugh..again

    7/30/2015 7:54:19 AM, by WIPINGSWEAT

    I suck so bad at this. I have done some soul searching, brought on by a glaringly obvious affirmation that I am not indestructible, and have come to realize that I need help beyond myself. Last week I had an allergic reaction to something that landed me in ICU for a day and then 5 more days in obse... Read more

  • love lost

    7/30/2015 7:01:14 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    remembering loss. Me and both Joe's got married on feb 14.1977 and 1996,and also again on june 3 2013. Today, as opposed to the past when I pathetically drank away my blues...I can face them. Be sad if I need to be, without falling apart. Be grateful for the time I had with them. Keep the good m... Read more

  • Some Like it Hot – Some Do Not

    7/30/2015 5:44:13 AM, by CJWORDPLAY

    It's that time of year again. Summer is here and people start asking, "What is your favorite? The heat of summer or the cold of winter?" Here in the NW we have been sweltering with WAY above average temperatures. Some people really like day after day of 100 degrees and above. Y... Read more

  • Inside the A Liner

    7/30/2015 5:40:21 AM, by JSTETSER

    The inside of the A liner So many of you asked about the inside of our new chateau that this post is dedicated to showing you just that. It is roomy enough for two people to be comfortable in good weather. We will soon find out how it is when it rains out too. This is not a trailer for more... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    7/30/2015 1:36:35 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " Life expands to fill your dreams." - Jonathan Lockwood Huie, with link to DreamThisDay.com... Read more

  • Thursday

    7/30/2015 12:40:45 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Be blessed nd enjoy all of beauty around you your are so blessed and we are so greatful sending light hugs... Read more

  • Tried Something New: Shirataki Noodles

    7/30/2015 12:11:48 AM, by DISNEYLIFE

    So. I've given a new (to me) product a try, Shirataki noodles. I know of a brand of Shirataki noodles out there called Miracle Noodles. If you're interested, you can find recipes and how tos on YouTube and Google. These noodles got my attention because I was looking for a lower carb ... Read more

  • Wednesday..seeing a little light

    7/29/2015 11:47:47 PM, by TERRI289

    It was a decent day, Gym classes went well and my eating was good. We are still mulling over the death of our dog. Steve thinks that the stroke happened first and everything else after. We may never know. A close friend got in touch who had been on vacation and she was very comforting. I ... Read more

  • Wonderful Wednesday

    7/29/2015 10:01:59 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Wednesday, July 29, 2015 ... Read more

  • Wednesday

    7/29/2015 9:24:59 PM, by STUDLEEJOE

    I hope everyone had a good day today. Mine was long and hot. Glad I am working inside.... Read more

  • OOO muscles

    7/29/2015 9:05:37 PM, by LISAZO79

    Not on me unfortunately lol, but on H. He flexed his legs for me and it was all hard. Hmm.. that sounded a bit naughty lol but it was exactly what I said :P heh So proud of him. He's really been going hard with the workouts and it's paying off :) I'm sure my muscles are getting bigger and better... Read more

  • DAY 146

    7/29/2015 8:52:37 PM, by CREATE4CHRIST

    Daniel Plan - Day 13... JUMPSTART WEDNESDAY... Read more

  • Doing Well With Healthy Eating

    7/29/2015 8:18:40 PM, by KC8RZK58

    Overall I think I am doing well with Healthy Eating. My problem is I seem extra hungry (even in this heat) & I am going over my calorie ranges too often. I am drinking a lot of sparkling water & getting my fluids in every day. But still going over calories, fat & carb ranges. Anyone out there ha... Read more

  • Celebration

    7/29/2015 7:45:43 PM, by NEWHARRY

    I am so happy with how I feel and the weight i already lost and the fact I haven't had ice cream for 14 days. When the scale shows under 200 pounds, (199.99) I'm going to celebrate with a great big bowl of salad. 551 Harry... Read more

  • No rest for the wicked...

    7/29/2015 7:18:44 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I got a slow start to the day, and thought I was going to make today a rest day... but no. I did my yoga challenge video of the day, then just had to do a fitness blender workout, followed by 5 miles with Leslie Sansone. Then I figured since I was sweaty that I should go for a run. What the heck,... Read more

  • Feeling Much Better Today!

    7/29/2015 6:34:11 PM, by JANZDIET2014

    Have been off work since Monday, July 27th and will return Thursday, July 30th - my first 'bout of peri-menopausal symptoms kicked my butt! However, I know that other women have made it through this 'challenging' time of life and through Grace, I'll also make it through! (Amen) ... Read more

  • Taking Care of Our Teeth is Important!

    7/29/2015 6:29:59 PM, by JANZDIET2014

    Went to the dentist today and finally got (fitted for) the crowns for my teeth - a total of three (3) all together! I'll wear temporary crowns for two (2) weeks and then my dentist will put on the permanent ones - thanks God! My out of pocket expenses were only $788, which carecredit.com will... Read more

  • Taking Care of Our Eyes is Important!

    7/29/2015 6:23:14 PM, by JANZDIET2014

    Had my eyes dilated today and everything is 'good' - thanks God! Also, got my new eyeglass prescription. BTW, I'll keep my same frames and just have the lenses replaced - have only had my glasses for a year. "The back of the eye hosts the retina, optic nerve, and important blood vessels. When ... Read more

  • National Lasagna Day

    7/29/2015 5:33:25 PM, by ADKISTLER

    National Lasagna Day Date When Celebrated : July 29th National Lasagna Day is today. We hope you have a big appetite. Sure, it's July. Its hot and humid. Cooking up a pan of Lasagna will make the kitchen a lot hotter. But as it cooks, the smell will waft throughout the house. Your m... Read more

  • From Engaged to Engaging

    7/29/2015 4:40:03 PM, by DISNEYDAMSEL1

    So I turned 33 on July 22nd and my fabulous boyfriend proposed and put a lovely ring on my finger and I couldn't be happier. This past weekend we set a date picked some venues, wrote some checks, and picked some colors. The date is June 26th and the colors are Yellow and Orange with poppies, daises,... Read more

  • Day 528 - Forming Habits

    7/29/2015 4:18:32 PM, by KENTUCKYMEL14

    Today is day 17 of being on track and I feel like I'm starting to get into a groove. I've noticed some of my actions are budding habits. For example, one thing I make sure I do is make my lunch at night for work the next day. At first it was a little more of a chore. I had to make sure I made myself... Read more

  • Looking for friends

    7/29/2015 3:54:06 PM, by DIVADENISE65

    Looking for support and accountability while trying to lose weight, eat healthier, and exercising.... Read more

  • Let's Make it Right

    7/29/2015 3:46:42 PM, by QUEENMARIE2

    Matthew 5:23-24 23 “Therefore, if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother or sister has something against you, 24 leave your gift there in front of the altar. First go and be reconciled to them; then come and offer your gift. Human relationships are ... Read more

  • Exercise

    7/29/2015 3:30:30 PM, by AHHHME

    When it comes to exercise I am really good at swimming once I get to the pool. The problem is I have a hard time motivating myself to actually go!... Read more

  • A little update

    7/29/2015 3:21:20 PM, by JEREMYM

    i still like to blog but I have bloggers block. Here is a picture instead. Edit ... Read more

  • Day 32

    7/29/2015 3:06:54 PM, by LISAZO79

    Sweat A is done and done today :) I think I pushed it pretty good so I'm really happy with the workout :D Sleep could've been better though. Baby boy slept great.. or at least great compared to what he had been doing, but I kept waking and not being able to get back to sleep. So frustrating. ... Read more

  • Day 805

    7/29/2015 2:44:15 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • ctrl+alt+delete.... Refresh

    7/29/2015 1:26:14 PM, by PAISLEYOWL140

    Over the past couple of days I have been looking over old posts, both on this page and my old page. I found out about SparkPeople back in the fall of 2007. I feel like I have wasted so much time. I could have been at my goal weight back in 2009. But I tell myself that this isn't an easy thing to... Read more

  • More Landscaping

    7/29/2015 12:54:00 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Planted another Sequoia Tree today. They seem to do well in our area; of the four planted last year, one did not make it. The one today replaced it. 376 Have a pleasant day Sparkers. 104... Read more

  • A new start

    7/29/2015 12:36:33 PM, by NOMMYJACKSON

    I have just started to go out and connect with other people who are passionate about health and fitness. Like everybody else, I am here to learn and share my knowledge on health and fitness. I am here to create a new me. A better me. A fitter me. I hope I will have support of you guys. T... Read more

  • Day 2 of new journey.

    7/29/2015 12:05:24 PM, by LIVINGLOVINLIFE

    Day 2 of my new journey. Today I will drink at least 9 glasses of water. I will eat fresh veggies and fruit. I will not eat crackers, peanut butter or processed luncheon meats. I will not eat out of boredom. Anyone want to join me. We can do this. ... Read more

  • Eating Healthy with Hypothyroidism

    7/29/2015 12:00:14 PM, by FLMARIE

    Our thyroid is often overlooked unless a doctor raises concerns about it. Although you may not think about it much it plays a major role in producing hormones and regulating our metabolism. When this process is thrown off it can cause hypothyroidism. What is hypothyroidism? Hypothyroidism is ... Read more

  • cheated on my diet :(

    7/29/2015 11:52:38 AM, by DDR1190

    Today I am disappointed at myself, I have been trying to stop eating and drinking from Dunkin donuts and today I was running late and grabbed dunkins for breakfast... I feel like I cheated myself.... Hoping I don't gain weight from this, I used to eat Dunkin Donuts everyday, twice a day... the secon... Read more

  • Say WHAT? A Calorie Burning Machine?

    7/29/2015 11:14:17 AM, by STANBUSH

    Well, that's the image that came up in my affirmation video today. And as usual, it's very appropriate. Because if I'm going to eat like I did yesterday, I'm going to have to burn up some calories. When I look at the intake, it wasn't as bad as I thought it might be. But still. TWO Klondike Heath... Read more

  • Day 6 - Booo

    7/29/2015 10:12:06 AM, by USED2WEARLPSTCK

    I almost barfed yesterday eating dinner. Gahhh I hate salad already. But I will keep shoving that salad into my mouth and figuring out ways to make it better, so help me God!... Read more

  • Consistency matters!

    7/29/2015 10:01:04 AM, by MILKYWAY515

    I have known for many years that routines and consistency lead to a healthier lifestyle. Knowing and doing, however, are two different matters. Life has become hectic, as life often does. But rather than succumb to the chaos, I have decided to take charge. I am setting small goals, 21 days each... Read more

  • In them Jeans!

    7/29/2015 8:58:15 AM, by THATGIRLJESS

    So yesterday I exceeded my calorie intake and usually I am good about getting in the gym and getting some fitness in but yesterday I was unable to. I must say I was a bit disappointed. This morning in my desperate run around to find some clean jeans I found a pair I hadn't been able to wear in a ... Read more

  • The importance of Support Groups

    7/29/2015 8:55:42 AM, by DYANNE4293

    I am still amazed, after years of recovering, at how easily I can begin to talk myself out of attending meetings. I am also still amazed at how good I feel when I go. --Anonymous We don't have to stay stuck in our misery and discomfort. An immediate option is available that will help us feel better... Read more

  • Being Brave

    7/29/2015 8:08:16 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    I can't tell you how many opportunities I've passed up because I've beaten myself down before I've even had a chance to go for the brass ring. In the past, instead of losing weight, I resigned myself to failure almost every time. I could not believe in myself or be brave enough to face the obst... Read more

  • Wow...

    7/29/2015 7:59:29 AM, by PEACHY_GIRL

    DD was so tired last night that she was slowing down by 8pm & asleep by 9. And then slept thru the night until almost 7 this morning. She's still sleeping...... Read more

  • August Plan

    7/29/2015 6:04:16 AM, by SHELTER-PETS

    I am going to do the Total Body Sculpting with Coach Nicole in August.... Read more

  • Our Pooped-out Pop-up

    7/29/2015 5:38:51 AM, by JSTETSER

    Camping can be so much fun when the equipment works fine. Our pop-up camper served us well until it was time to go home. The camper got stuck in the upright position for the third time. The first time, we were on Mt Desert Island in Acadia National Park. The second time, we were on the Kan... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    7/29/2015 1:45:53 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them." - Walt Disney... Read more

  • Not my day!

    7/29/2015 12:44:48 AM, by DYANNE4293

    Today has been a stressful day. And I used exercise as a way to cope. I didn't use food to deal with my feelings! A battle won! Just for today! Good night. ... Read more

  • Tuesday...going slow

    7/28/2015 11:34:37 PM, by TERRI289

    I am having less intense meltdowns but I cannot say I am ok if I am not....oh well, my real friends will cope and everyone else will ignore me later. I stopped at the library for Dog Heaven(thanks PATSYB7) which was helpful. I also wrote down my memories of my 14 months with Thor. I will add as... Read more

  • Treading water

    7/28/2015 11:22:04 PM, by CHULSING

    July is almost over and I am 105 days into this. I haven't written any blogs this month mostly because I don't feel like I have anything interesting or illustrative to talk about right now. I don't feel like there are any particular struggles I am trying to work through at the moment (exept sodium... Read more

  • More School Clothes

    7/28/2015 10:50:19 PM, by NANASKNOLLAZ

    Made this skirt today. My daughter got this frozen top for her niece. I found some material to match the top. She also found this Hello Kitty blouse that matched one of the skirts I made last week. It has been fun-I have one more skirt and then On to the other grand daughter.... Read more

  • Calm night on the lake

    7/28/2015 10:46:48 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I went kayaking on Lake Erie this evening. It was glass flat, and the sunset was gorgeous. I guess the smoke haze from the wildfires in Manitoba have dissipated enough that we have our sunsets back. There were 6 of us out there tonight. We launched from the beach at Barcelona, instead of at the ... Read more

  • Just do something

    7/28/2015 9:18:55 PM, by VICTORIOUS_BEAR

    I was listening to a podcast this morning on the way to work (Death, Sex and Money) and an ex-NFL football player was being interviewed. This man was fascinating! He talked about coming from being a hot shot football player in HS to basically being the worst player on his team in college. He got thr... Read more

  • I Love Kaiser Permanente!

    7/28/2015 9:18:05 PM, by JANZDIET2014

    Went to the Dr. today about my peri-menopausal symptoms - had been feeling terrible the past few days. The doctor ordered a Pelvic Ultrasound and some blood work to see if I am anemic (iron deficient). We already knew that I have two (2) fibroids - the cause of my heavy flow, pain & discomfort.... Read more

  • Cantaloupe... why you so sweet?

    7/28/2015 9:10:40 PM, by LISAZO79

    Hope I spelled that right rofl. Cantaloupe.. looks right I think? Anyway... I went ahead and cut it up tonight. Looked like it probably had 1 or 2 more days before it started getting over ripe. BOY is it sweet. Wow. I don't think I've ever had one this sweet before. It's really good though and I... Read more

  • My feelings today

    7/28/2015 7:57:51 PM, by LAURAWHITNEY92

    I feel that exercise wise I have done a decent job but food wise I've !made too many bad choices today. I still need to work on both of course but one of them needs a little more attention than the other at the moment. I think I'll plan my meals ahead of time for tomorrow.... Read more

  • Aaaaaaarrrrgh.

    7/28/2015 6:58:22 PM, by SOSIREGIME

    I'm very discouraged today about my weight. I exercised like a fiend on my vacation last week. Lots of great biking - so much fun! And I still managed to gain weight. I think it might be time for a trainer. More later, maybe. I'm off to home to cook a healthful dinner.... Read more

  • At the starting gate.

    7/28/2015 6:43:08 PM, by LIVINGLOVINLIFE

    Well here I am again. Back at the starting gate. I was doing good for awhile got down to 262 pounds. This didn't happen overnight, after all I started at 319 lbs. 4 years ago. I am a yoyo dieter. But then I started slipping. Had lots of excuses. But the sad story is I just got lazy and stopped tryin... Read more

  • Fun.... Not

    7/28/2015 6:42:52 PM, by BETHOFBAMA

    So yesterday I was running a low grade fever... I nursed it down and was ready to go back to work. I woke up at 4am with a low grade fever, horrible headache that made me sick to my stomach and a bit dizzy. So I decided to go to the doctor..... a sinus infection. I have never in my life had a sin... Read more

  • Daily Devotional

    7/28/2015 4:33:09 PM, by QUEENMARIE2

    Sometimes we may be in the most danger when everything in our life is going well. We tend to become overconfident, we think nothing can happen to us. But pride and arrogance usually come before a fall. Sometimes God allows us to go our own way and suffer the consequences so we will learn that we ca... Read more

  • Day 804

    7/28/2015 3:48:06 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Gym Day. Did 5 of 7 exercises. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Blue Ink Review of STOP THE DIET, I WANT TO GET OFF!

    7/28/2015 3:24:32 PM, by LTJOHANSEN

    Stop the Diet, I Want to Get Off! Lisa Tillinger Johansen J. Murray Press, 350 pages, (paperback) $12.99, 0996310208 (Reviewed: July 2015) Stop the Diet, I Want to Get Off! is a solid, easy-to-read nutrition book for those who want to get off the dieting merry-go-round. The author... Read more

  • have a good Tuesday

    7/28/2015 3:09:23 PM, by STUDLEEJOE

    I hope everyone enjoys life today... Read more

  • Removing Tree Stump

    7/28/2015 2:02:21 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Hi Sparkers. Switched tactics today; I really got tired of separating flood silt from the rock garden so today's focus was removing a tree stump. But worry not I'll complete that project. But to continue; we had a Blue Spruce give up the ghost & last year I cut it down. It left a blan... Read more

  • DAY 145

    7/28/2015 1:51:38 PM, by CREATE4CHRIST

    Daniel Pkan - Day 12...Wii 1 hour... Read more

  • DAY 145

    7/28/2015 1:51:37 PM, by CREATE4CHRIST

    Daniel Pkan - Day 12...Wii 1 hour... Read more

  • Health problems

    7/28/2015 1:38:00 PM, by AHHHME

    I'm trying to get my diabetes and high blood pressure and arthritis, etc under control. I'm also completing my 3rd fight with cancer. I'm also looking for a job. My point is sometimes I feel kind of overwhelmed and I'm not even sure what my own body wants! But I do believe I'm on the right track. I ... Read more

  • Day 527 - A Wonderful Birthday

    7/28/2015 1:37:54 PM, by KENTUCKYMEL14

    I had a pretty wonderful birthday yesterday. Work was relatively stress free, Red Lobster was delicious, and my date and I saw Pixel at the theater. I highly recommend seeing it to anyone who enjoys 80s arcade games. I did have a small moment of panic yesterday morning. I accidentally left my l... Read more

  • 2 Month Milestone

    7/28/2015 1:21:36 PM, by NANA-B-FITZ

    I started back on Sparks on May 27th. I am happy to report I am 19 pounds lighter !!!!!! A few inches off the body here and there. & Clothes are starting to look big on me. Last weeks doctor visit went well blood sugar counts are down and cholesterol levels are almost where the... Read more

  • I'm not new here.

    7/28/2015 12:59:34 PM, by ILUVCOWS2

    I've been a member since 2007, I have never posted a blog, although I do enjoy reading them. I have been in a terrible rut lately, can't seem to get back on track. I do exercise a lot, but I can't seem to control my food cravings. My son is getting married in 3 months and I am in the process of dres... Read more

  • Who is real about this?

    7/28/2015 12:50:27 PM, by THATGIRLJESS

    I hope to make real friends on Spark People. ... Read more

  • Carrots: The Misunderstood Vegetable

    7/28/2015 11:48:19 AM, by LTJOHANSEN

    I teach a lot of prediabetes and diabetes classes. I also counsel clients one-on-one about the disease and how to help manage it through diet and exercise. Why so many classes, attendees and clients? According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), in 2012, 29.1 million people in the U.S. had di... Read more

  • Blood sugar down 20 points in one day!

    7/28/2015 11:44:45 AM, by MILKYWAY515

    Pretty excited this morning; I made a challenge for myself to log in to SparkPeople consistently for 21 days. I am on day 3. I have type 2 diabetes. Yesterday, my blood sugar level was 168 in the morning. This morning it was 148. Still not great, but yet, down 20 points! Exercise, eating right... Read more

  • Day 31

    7/28/2015 11:33:33 AM, by LISAZO79

    Oh boy, today started off pretty rough. Baby boy woke up twice last night. The 2nd time woke DD up (their rooms are only separated by a bathroom). She came to lay down with H and I and just had a meltdown when the dog wouldn't move. She finally settled down after about 5 or so minutes of crying.... Read more

  • 7-28-15

    7/28/2015 10:54:25 AM, by MAMABEAR372

    I am getting excited to take vacation. Planning and planning making sure we get in as much as we can. Getting the best prices and bang for our buck. I am also keeping in mind that each day must: *have a comfortable safe place to sleep so I maintain body rest *swim for off hours activity ... Read more

  • National Milk Chocolate Day

    7/28/2015 9:15:16 AM, by ADKISTLER

    National Milk Chocolate Day Date When Celebrated : July 28th National Milk Chocolate Day is a special day for a special treat. Are you a "Chocola-holic"? If you are, you look forward to each and every chocolate related holidays. There are lots of flavors of chocolate. Milk choc... Read more

  • Day 3-4-5 First Weekend

    7/28/2015 8:50:59 AM, by USED2WEARLPSTCK

    I was pretty nervous entering the weekend, worried about what I would eat or if I would give in to the food-pushers. Thankfully, I stayed strong 104 and hopefully set a good example for my nieces! At the restaurant I ordered a large vegetable salad and I brought my own Dr. Fuhrman dressing. It ... Read more

  • I did it!

    7/28/2015 8:20:39 AM, by MALKS_ARIA

    I had an unexpected day yesterday. .. spending it in the ER as my son woke me up at about 130p in extreme pain. At that point an 6 out of 10.. by the time i got basics done, he was at a 10 out of 10. He was clammy and his temp was very low. I called the Pediatrician Office and scheduled a wal... Read more

  • So Tired...

    7/28/2015 8:13:50 AM, by PEACHY_GIRL

    Too warm at night to sleep so so tired...... Read more

  • Today I Push The Limits Of Everything

    7/28/2015 7:11:27 AM, by STANBUSH

    It never ceases to amaze me how things come together. I don't know why I can't just accept/learn that it's just the universe doing it's thing. The Universe is taking care of everybody and everything, everywhere. It never takes a break, never complains and never forgets. Yet when I saw the image f... Read more

  • August Planning

    7/28/2015 6:27:04 AM, by SHELTER-PETS

    I am going to look into stuff for August. New exercises and such. July was so crazy and I somehow maintained my weight loss. Especially with school starting, I have set my weight loss goals to make it realistic. I plan on losing five pounds over two month periods. I like setting five pound goals and... Read more

  • Turning Two!

    7/28/2015 5:39:11 AM, by JSTETSER

    What an exciting world it is when you're two! The whole world is beautiful and new And there's so much for a little girl to do! ... Read more

  • domestic viloence

    7/28/2015 5:30:35 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    domestic violence After I left DV I was so relieved and so happy I wasn't killed. Now I almost wish he did kill me because the agony keeps getting worse. I mean like being suicidal and in terms that each day I discover another way in which DV has permanently impacted my life. Besides being impove... Read more

  • Today's Inspiration

    7/28/2015 1:31:42 AM, by PRAIRIECROCUS

    " You are what you do, not what you say you'll do." - Carl Jung... Read more

  • I JUST DON'T KNOW SOMETIMES=/

    7/28/2015 12:42:42 AM, by BRENNRENN

    HMM, SUMMER IS HERE AGAIN AND WISH I COULD SAY I AM FEELING FINE. I HOPE YOU ALL ARE HAVING THE BEST SUMMER SO FAR! I'M NOT DOING THE PALEO THING 100%. I LIKE THE RESULTS ON THE SCALE, BUT I GOTTA GET AWAY FROM THAT. JUST STARTED MEASURING MY WAIST LINE. THAT HAS BEEN ABOUT THE ONLY THING TH... Read more

  • Taking care of me

    7/27/2015 11:54:53 PM, by LAURAWHITNEY92

    If I had a extra hour a day I would find more time for exercise. I do a good bit of it now but should be doing more. I think if I got up a little earlier I could have another hour to do the exercises I want to do.... Read more

  • Boo!

    7/27/2015 11:25:13 PM, by GMEISSNE1

    So here we are again. 2 steps forward, 4 steps back. I am at my new heaviest. This is the first time I FEEL fat. I feel rundown and have no energy or willpower or morivation. It has been a rough year, and I have put on about 40lbs since my last birthday alone. I suffered/am suffering from a bout of... Read more

  • Monday...transtion day..thank you for your care and concern.

    7/27/2015 11:19:24 PM, by TERRI289

    I can't tell those of you who contacted us how much it helped. Our hearts are shattered and our psyches are in shock still. I cry at the drop of a hat and dh is staying stoic But your kinds words really helped...it was good to not be alone. We tried to keep busy today and I also spoke to our... Read more

  • DAY 144

    7/27/2015 10:17:36 PM, by CREATE4CHRIST

    Daniel Plan - Day 11...Wii 1 hour... Read more

  • Where's the Truck?

    7/27/2015 9:12:42 PM, by BASAGEJEW

    It's been a long day, and I'm wiped out. In fact, I feel as though a speeding 18 wheeler has run me over. Not sure if it's because my personal trainer tried to kill me today or if it's because I've been going non-stop since 6am. No matter what the cause, I'm going to have to head to bed very soon... Read more

  • Good news!

    7/27/2015 8:53:27 PM, by ALIALI2013

    Had my Doctor's appointment today, my blood pressure was 122/62, which was GREAT!! I found out why I had to go br so much, Lasix medication I'm on is the reason!! It helps stop fluid retention by getting rid of it!! ARRRGGGHHHH. *L* Oh well, I have to have an Echocardiogram (I think it's calle... Read more

  • Done for the day...

    7/27/2015 8:53:21 PM, by LESLIELENORE

    I just wasn't very hungry today... so I ate fairly lightly. The scale was good to me this morning, so I took that positive feeling and channeled it into exercise: 4 dog walks, time on the exercise bike, a good run, a WATP workout, my yoga challenge video of the day, and nearly an hour of circuits. ... Read more

  • Insight to depression...at least mine

    7/27/2015 8:44:57 PM, by RANDERS33

    Today as I have sat here struggling with depression; I have heard God telling me "Rachel you can't keep punishing yourself for the loss of your friendship." Every day someone sends me a picture of my former friend and these friends seem to think "It will help." even though I have told them repeatedl... Read more

  • Mmmm peaches

    7/27/2015 8:40:29 PM, by LISAZO79

    The inlaws went out of town on a short road trip this weekend and bought some peaches and other fruit. The peaches are soooo good. I ate 2 of them today and could go eat 2 more lol. We also have a cantaloupe too. Eh.... H and I aren't big on cantaloupe, but they bought it for us and we don't want ... Read more

  • Day 42: Life Updates

    7/27/2015 7:57:50 PM, by HEARTPROCLAIMS

    Ok... I had this long post written up but it was all scattered so I decided to start again. Not that you needed to know any of that but well, now you do! ANNIVERSARY STAYCATION: On Friday 7/24, we celebrated 5 years of marriage! We spent this wonderful occasion at the Disney Aulani Resort her... Read more

  • Having A Rough Day ? This Will Make U Smile

    7/27/2015 7:51:58 PM, by NANA-B-FITZ

    Having A Rough Day ? This Will Make U Smile I just had to post pictures of my great grandson. He came and spent the weekend. We took him to the park and I now have a new work of art on my dining room wall. The Next Picasso In The Making is D. T. Fitz !!!!!! A Littl... Read more

  • Nicole vs. IR

    7/27/2015 7:21:53 PM, by NICOLEJOURNEY

    i just joined spark people. I am 21 years old and I was recently diagnosed with insulin resistance. I have had trouble with my weight for as long as I can remember and I'm happy that I finally have answers. My goal is to lose between 50-70 pounds. I am working very hard to get there. But sometimes I... Read more

  • Barbecue Bash

    7/27/2015 7:11:31 PM, by LTJOHANSEN

    Bathing suits, shorts and tank tops… Summer is in full swing. And I love it! I’m a warm weather girl through and through who enjoys kicking back at a barbecue grilling perhaps salmon, veggies and more. My mouth is watering just writing about it. Yummy. My hubby and I fired up the barbie last n... Read more

  • Sitting in the Stillness

    7/27/2015 5:33:57 PM, by JSTETSER

    Sitting in the Stillness In the stillness of the Forest I take time to sit and woods, Feel the fire Hear the birds And breathe in the early morning tranquility. Captured by the quietness Alone, but not lonely Doing nothing, but not bored Restored with peace within While si... Read more

  • Buddy Up List at the Indy/Noblesville Rally

    7/27/2015 5:12:29 PM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Lucy Crazymama46 Fishers, IN Beth ~indygirl Fishers, IN Tina Hoosiergirlindy India
    napolis, IN Tom McCourtt Dayton, OH Brad Bradmill2922 Jefferso
    nville, IN Andrea Rachelle50 Indianap
    olis, IN Michelle McJoyful Indianapo
    lis, IN Geoff Gmccuen Indianapo... Read more

  • I'm motivated....who's with me?

    7/27/2015 3:58:42 PM, by SPARKMEIDAREU

    After the last blog that I posted I have been feeling so motivated with myself, but the only downfall is school at this time. It’s bringing me down because of all the workloads that I have to accomplish on a weekly basis and it’s so much to do, but that will not let me down. I also need sleep be... Read more

  • Again Today

    7/27/2015 2:43:35 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Almost finished separating flood silt from our rock garden. Heat stopped my progress today. But I'll 386 . Eat healthy Sparkers. 244... Read more

  • Day 30

    7/27/2015 2:20:16 PM, by LISAZO79

    WOOT!!! One month straight! So happy to have done it and looking forward to the next 30 days too! Well, the next 30 days won't be as great. We have DD's birthday coming up in a couple of weeks and yes... I will be having some cake. BUT instead of having cake for a week (leftovers)... I'll have i... Read more

  • Day 42

    7/27/2015 2:14:00 PM, by BEACHMAMA01

    Well, I had my surgery, (revision of my left total knee replacement) on July 13. Today I am 2 weeks post-op. I feel things are going well. I am not able to do much exercise, just my therapist who comes to the house gives me leg exercises to get the flexion back in my knee. There is pain of cour... Read more