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  • R.I.P. Charlie - Mama loves you and is so sorry!

    10/2/2014 2:34:01 AM, by SKRIBBLEZ

    I'm depressed. When I decided to get sober again, I moved into Liberty Way, and I couldn't keep my cats there, so I asked my friends Pat & Beth to keep my two cats, Charlie and Casper. Pat and Beth live in a smaller town, in Pratt, and Casper was always an outdoor cat for the most part, and I neve... Read more

  • And our specials are....

    10/1/2014 11:34:16 PM, by PFERG66

    I'm meal planning for tomorrow. It's a day at home, and I shopped today so no problemo. For breakfast I have been missing milk, so cereal with 0% milk, fresh blackberries and the ever-present coffee should do the trick. Lunch will be a yummy Fiesta salad (looks sort of like slaw with carro... Read more

  • Wonderful Wednesday

    10/1/2014 11:11:00 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Wednesday, October 1, 2014... Read more

  • Better Day

    10/1/2014 10:57:52 PM, by SEWINGMAMACDS

    Today was so better than yesterday. I got a good 30 minutes on the elliptical and was able to stay on track with eating. I did a good maintenance on machine -- oiled & cleaned. Did a lot of testing on a test quilt and it looks good. My Daily Goals: Day 9 of 100 - 10/1 1. Track ALL... Read more

  • Goodbye September and come on October

    10/1/2014 9:46:58 PM, by ANNEMARIA6

    SEPTEMBER GOALS: 1) Walk every day. YES 2) Stay in my calorie range every day 25 days in range, #@#@ days too high 3) Weigh 199.9 or less YES YES YES YES! This month of October I plan to walk every day and to lose two pounds. I am hosting Thanksgiving for our family and plan to stay i... Read more

  • Day 3 and 4 of Whole 30

    10/1/2014 8:05:28 PM, by IN102WIN

    Guess what I've noticed with this way of eating,,, I feel totally hungry. I feel hungry more often too. I guess that previously I was constantly grazing on food. I always had a candy or chips around to snack on. But eating this way I have 3 meals or 4 for the most each day. I also noticed that I a... Read more

  • Ownership

    10/1/2014 6:48:58 PM, by TUTUNAN

    Well, I guess I have to own those two and a half pounds that showed up last week as they're still with me this week. I am assuming it is a difference in scales (no, I don't think I weigh two plus pounds less in Idaho than I do here!). I shall just keep on like I have been the past four years. I... Read more

  • My Daily Bible Verse 10/01/2014

    10/1/2014 6:37:40 PM, by PRINCESS1959

    Daily Bible Verse Joel 2:13 New International Version Rend your heart and not your garments. Return to the Lord your God, for he is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love, and he relents from sending calamity. King James Version "And rend your heart, and not your... Read more

  • 10/1/2014 Wednesday

    10/1/2014 4:15:08 PM, by COOKINGSTARS

    to OCTOBER ... Read more

  • Day 510

    10/1/2014 1:08:34 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Hello Again....

    10/1/2014 1:06:42 PM, by RESTART

    Well it has been a very long time since I have connected with Sparks. I have been training with my personal trainer and I have seen some results but I think I have been sabotaging all my hard effort with my eating. That is why I'm back I need to track my food. I think that I'm eating ok but once yo... Read more

  • New Beginnings

    10/1/2014 12:28:33 PM, by BOSTONBEANIE

    The end of 2013 and most of 2014 have thrown me for a loop because I had several unforeseen health issues occur unexpectedly. I hardly worked out at all and many of my old habits started occurring again. Also, I stopped logging onto Sparkpeople because I figured if I wasn't exercising and following ... Read more

  • Attempting to try and start again today! 200.6

    10/1/2014 12:05:34 PM, by MRSHONEYCOMB

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  • it's wednesday

    10/1/2014 11:35:01 AM, by MOMMY445

    a new month has begun. my daughter likes going to the library at least once a week and so do i. my good friend is getting ready to go on an overseas trip. so i spent some time there yesterday. all of the birds say hi. my allergies are flaring up a bit today, so i will pace myself and not do too much... Read more

  • The end of garden

    10/1/2014 10:24:40 AM, by JSTETSER

    Good-bye garden, You have been so very good to my family. You have given healthy veggies and herbs to us. Without you, life would be bland. Next year, you wil... Read more

  • Love my cat...

    10/1/2014 7:40:26 AM, by WENDYSPARKS

    Hi Spark friends, just writing to say hi and hope that you are doing well....I been petting my cat this morning and talking to her....she is a sweet kitty....blessings to you all...I am making eggs for breakfast this morning...see you around here.... hugs!!! Wendy... Read more

  • Only about half-way done - I LOVE MUSIC

    10/1/2014 7:03:14 AM, by SKRIBBLEZ

    Working on recreating my music list, thanks to Cricket/AT&T I lost everything...this is about half of what I have on YouTube but probably not even a quarter of what I had on Muve Music *sigh* at least I still have these! I LOVE MY MUSIC it gets me pumped! Fight Night – Migos Roc the Life ... Read more

  • On the road again...

    10/1/2014 6:14:40 AM, by SKRIBBLEZ a couple hours. Going to Kingman to help clean up the house, hopefully my mom will be coming this weekend, right now she's in the hospital, though (dehydrated again) so I don't know. Either way, the house needs cleaned. It's been a mess eating-wise lately. The moment of truth comes o... Read more

  • Whole30 Begins Today!

    10/1/2014 5:31:30 AM, by BEARYMARE

    Today is already off to a fantastic start! I am super pumped about starting the new diet!! So far today I've had scrambled eggs with yellow bell pepper and fresh garlic sliced in with bits of ham. I'm so used to having cheese on my scrambled eggs that I could really tell it was lacking. But it... Read more

  • The man has gone to the dogs

    10/1/2014 5:27:05 AM, by KENTUCKYWOMAN

    It seems every time my brother-in-law wants to sit down he gets all the doggies in his lap. Three Wiener Dogs and a Rat Terrier.... Read more

  • Axel Rose and Tucker

    10/1/2014 5:24:56 AM, by KENTUCKYWOMAN

    Don't let 'em fool you, they are NOT that innocent.... Read more

  • Tucker

    10/1/2014 5:22:53 AM, by KENTUCKYWOMAN

    Tucker has been having some problems, so he was taken to the Vet yesterday and the poor thing has two bulging disc. I told Tucker, ''you need to lose some weight dear."... Read more

  • Axil Rose

    10/1/2014 5:20:55 AM, by KENTUCKYWOMAN

    Axil Rose is the youngest of the Wiener dogs, so he tends to get away with more things.... Read more

  • When Life Gets In The Way...

    10/1/2014 3:25:52 AM, by STEPH-KNEE

    This is one of my "non-problem-problems" or "first world problems" if you will! I've recently realized that in some ways I am the happiest I've ever been. Life is good. My job is great, my house is great (albeit too mes... Read more

  • One of Those Days

    9/30/2014 11:05:13 PM, by SEWINGMAMACDS

    Today started okay. I got up and did 30 min on the elliptical and was able to do 15 min Jessica Smith Lower Body Workout for Bad Knees. That was tough and was a great workout. The rest of the day was frustrating! The kids were whiny and getting into things they weren't supposed too. The... Read more

  • New incentive to lose weight.

    9/30/2014 9:46:26 PM, by STODD251

    So I now have an even greater desire to lose that last 20 pounds (at least). I bought a dress. My wedding dress. The awesome news is that I found the dress that I've loved ever since I started dreaming of weddings years ago. The other awesome news: I got it for $150 See full length fron... Read more

  • Tremendous Tuesday

    9/30/2014 8:43:27 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Tuesday, September 30, 2014... Read more

  • Fall is here

    9/30/2014 7:40:11 PM, by KHENRY67

    Tomorrow is October 1. Fall is here and I've thought a lot about my successes since the spring. I was able to get some weight off, and have a lot more strength. I also have not had a cigarette for 10 months and have had no desire to light up. I rocked my dress for my son's wedding, ... Read more

  • Exactly what does a dog see?

    9/30/2014 6:41:31 PM, by IMAVISION

    & for checking this out. If you have ever been curious about what dogs see, this will afford excellent insight on that matter. As... Read more

  • time for me

    9/30/2014 5:57:30 PM, by JENNGLENN527

    I love my daughter's. Immensely. That is why I semi moved to Buffalo to help care for my grandchildren while my eldest has the internship of her dreams and tries to finish school. It's why I walked all over Erie to find red hair and stood on my feet for 10 hours braiding my youngest daughter's hair ... Read more

  • I am trying to get into the Halloween mood. It is such a fun holiday!

    9/30/2014 5:27:42 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • 09/30/2014 Tuesday

    9/30/2014 4:59:19 PM, by COOKINGSTARS

    September it has been a good month... Read more

  • Which witch are you?

    9/30/2014 4:59:08 PM, by CTUPTON
    uiz-35742549 ... Read more

  • A Week Later

    9/30/2014 3:23:11 PM, by NEECOLE09

    Ok, so technically a week would have been yesterday, but adjusting to life as a new-ish mom (again) to a newborn and a toddler has been a little hectic, to say the least. Since bringing Amber home, I have had a bout of the stomach flu, lots of lost sleep, very little quality time to spend with... Read more

  • Day 509

    9/30/2014 2:38:23 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Gym Day. Did 4 of 6 exercises. Feeling good. ... Read more

  • My Daily Bible Verse 09/30/2014

    9/30/2014 12:28:55 PM, by PRINCESS1959

    Ezekiel 36:26-27 New International Version I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you; I will remove from you your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh. And I will put my Spirit in you and move you to follow my decrees and be careful to keep my laws. King James Version A... Read more

  • 93 to no resolution

    9/30/2014 12:04:13 PM, by TIFFA409

    Including today, I have 93 days left in this year. 93 days to get an exercise routine in place and healthy eating habits re-established in my life so when New Year's comes around, I won't need a resolution. I will already be living the new life I want. For the next 31days, I will: Have at ... Read more

  • Afraid of beating my own records?

    9/30/2014 10:20:41 AM, by RAVENBIRD

    I'm sitting here apprehensive. I've got to leave in 20 minutes to go to the pool. I swim. I LOVE TO SWIM. Can't imagine why I feel apprehensive. Can't imagine why my mind is going over every excuse I can imagine about why I don't want to go to the pool. I LOVE TO SWIM. I'm... Read more

  • Back, Again.

    9/30/2014 10:11:03 AM, by BEARYMARE

    As you may be able to see I fell off the bandwagon again. I'm not going to let this get me down though! Tomorrow I'm going to start the Whole30. I've had a lot of friends doing it and having great success. More details in tomorrow's blog! Tomorrow is an all new day 1 for me. ... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    9/30/2014 9:59:34 AM, by MOMMY445

    i'm off to a great start! i already got in some much needed exercise to start my day. my daughter plans to try out for the school's volleyball team this year. if they have a soccer team, she wants to try out for that as well. in less than a week, my good friend will be going overseas for a few month... Read more

  • The "Change"

    9/30/2014 9:36:04 AM, by SUNSHINE65

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  • Weddings and reason 3

    9/30/2014 9:06:48 AM, by STARKSTRONG

    Wow, so today I tried on two dresses for a wedding next week and I realized that I do not look that good in tight dresses anymore... So here is reason nr 3: Looking good in tight dresses Reason to do sport (because I am ve... Read more

  • No wonder women "do it all."

    9/30/2014 8:42:27 AM, by CTUPTON

    This is from MEN'S HEALTH MAGAZINE. YEAH! "Go through Morgenstern's four Ds: delete, delay, diminish, and delegate. Delete: Eliminate the things you really don't need to do. There's little chance your boss will take "I was wrapped up in Sports Center" as an acceptable excuse for being tardy. ... Read more

  • I forgive me- my plan to get back

    9/30/2014 7:51:26 AM, by NATURALROCKS

    Time to get honest and stop making excuses! I am ready to restart my journey to a healthier me. So let's make it happen. My current weight is between 220-215. My son will be 1 in January and this weight will no longer be "baby weight" but just plain old weight. So here are some things I have done ... Read more

  • Need Additional Prayers

    9/30/2014 7:38:16 AM, by JOHNTJ1

    Just about the time they got all settled at home and my grandson was happy to have both mom and dad home together on a Monday, my daughter-in-law received a phone call that her dad had been in an automobile accident in Indianapolis. He was driving from Louisville to Chicago to pick up his wife who w... Read more


    9/30/2014 5:24:22 AM, by MARYJOANNA

    You're never too old, or too young, to do something amazing with God. Joyce Meyer... Read more

  • Spring in the garden

    9/30/2014 4:08:03 AM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    Great to spend the day in the garden today. It was a limpid day, still, sunny, warm. On my return from the shops laden with groceries I stopped to enjoy the view and an apple on one of our terraces. Henny Penny wanted some of that apple! so she Read more

  • I'm Guilty As Charged!

    9/30/2014 3:02:03 AM, by STEPH-KNEE

    So it was only just Friday when I posted that blog about how others see us vs. how we see ourselves... and how we are so much harder on ourselves than we are on our friends, loved ones, or even strangers! I was really learning from that and working on loving myself, and accepting certain flaws... or... Read more

  • Monday

    9/29/2014 11:31:27 PM, by SEWINGMAMACDS

    It was good to get up early and do 30 minutes on the elliptical. I am ready to have a good week. My Daily Goals: Day 7 of 100 - 9/29 1. Track ALL food & exercise 6/7 2. Drink 8-10 glasses of water (minimum of 64 oz) 6/7 3. Exercise a minimum of 30 minutes Read more

  • Day 2 of Whole 30 plus a story...

    9/29/2014 10:39:50 PM, by IN102WIN

    Today was really stressful. I even had an office blow-up at work. Today was really not my day. I started in a section and it was not where I wanted to be. In fact I felt forced to go to that section, as I was holding on for a lady who was on maternity leave. She came back today and I was moved. And ... Read more

  • Magnificent Monday

    9/29/2014 10:11:56 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Monday, September 29, 2014... Read more

  • failure

    9/29/2014 8:34:35 PM, by HARTLEEB

    I just completed my marathon on September 27,2014. I am so disappointed. I worked really hard to stay healthy and un-injured. I was feeling great. My last long run was at a 12:03 pace for 18 miles. My last two runs of 9 miles were at a great pace of 11:15. I was psyched for the race and starte... Read more

  • Getting to know each other..please copy and paste and put in your answers!

    9/29/2014 7:44:48 PM, by CTUPTON

    Your go to chewing gum flavor…BUBBLE GUM--I get things flavored like this--toothpaste--those round lollipops---mouthwash at the dentist... Best time of the year... Fall Leaves are lovely and bushes and flowers are the biggest they will be all year. Roses, mums, annuals, ........... Read more

  • Day 51 countdown. New chiropractor asked "What are you eating?"

    9/29/2014 6:54:02 PM, by CTUPTON

    The New chiropractor asked "What are you eating?" I could have given her SP Food Tracker pages for days and days! In fact I will do that. Won't she be surprised! She asked if I eat processed foods. I guess she thinks I eat chips and dips and muffins and McDonald's of... Read more

  • New look for the new challenge!

    9/29/2014 6:13:17 PM, by LIFENPROGRESS

    I got my hair cut for the Fall 5% Challenge! Got in a nice swim yesterday afternoon, too! 70 minutes of chlorinated bliss! ... Read more

  • it's monday

    9/29/2014 5:53:37 PM, by MOMMY445

    i managed to get quite a few things done today, including spending some one on one time with my daughter. now i am catching up on some computer work before i go and have dinner. all of the birds say cheep,cheep. had a much needed break on the weekend. now i am ready to tackle whatever the week bring... Read more

  • 09/29/2014 Monday

    9/29/2014 4:46:05 PM, by COOKINGSTARS

    wow October starts this week. ... Read more

  • My Daily Bible Verse 09/29/2014

    9/29/2014 3:46:33 PM, by PRINCESS1959

    Prov 16:16 New International Version How much better to get wisdom than gold, to choose understanding rather than silver! King James Version "How much better is it to get wisdom than gold! and to get understanding rather to be chosen than silver!"... Read more

  • confused by body fat %

    9/29/2014 3:15:06 PM, by TRISH_CA

    I'm trying to see what my body fat % is, since my weight tracker suddenly has spots for that information. I found two different sites, and got very different results. The Livestrong website gave me a body fat % of 26.5. Wow, that's awesome, I'm average, almost fit! And www.healthstatus.c... Read more

  • Fall Colors!!

    9/29/2014 3:08:22 PM, by SOPHINEZ

    Walks just got even more beautiful!!!... Read more

  • Day 508

    9/29/2014 1:48:36 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling better.... Read more

  • Update on fall 5% challenge

    9/29/2014 12:48:44 PM, by FITTEREVERYDAY

    The end of September has found me with a chest cold so I haven't been quite as on the ball with my challenge as I had hoped. Still made weight goal plus some ( weekly goal is only -0.9) but I want to be active in my challenge. I am getting better but not there yet. The weather randomly w... Read more

  • Update on My Grandson

    9/29/2014 7:05:34 AM, by JOHNTJ1

    Son and daughter-in-law spent all of yesterday at the hospital. They decided around 10 AM to knock him out,do a control "pop" on his two blisters, medicate the wound sights really good and send him on his merry way. He had to wait until 4:30 pm to do so because of some emergency surgeries. The... Read more

  • Reason two

    9/29/2014 5:56:50 AM, by STARKSTRONG

    Reason two (weightloss): Fitting in size 38 EU. (Wow I just reallized that I had this whish for a long time... never achieved it). Reason two (sport): Imporving my immune-system.... Read more

  • Vertical marathon Training and side stitch

    9/29/2014 3:29:37 AM, by HEALTHYPRIYA

    Vertical marathon is just a month away and i am not able to go more than 40 floors in one time, last Saturday i got Side stitch and stopped training after 45 floors, i don't want to over stress but i want to progress on floors and not get side stitch mid way :(... Read more

  • How quickly and easily the dominoes fall...

    9/29/2014 1:13:05 AM, by SKRIBBLEZ

    …one after another. I don’t feel good right now, I have heartburn/sour stomach. The last two days have been a whirlwind of bad choices, one after another. I was training a girl at work and this girl had me losing my mind – she got on every single one of my last nerves because she WOULD NOT LISTEN... Read more

  • Back on Board

    9/29/2014 1:03:43 AM, by THEENFP

    So today I set my alarm for 5:30am. I ended up sleeping till 10:30ish. Luckily, daylight savings started yesterday. I am really happy for the longer days. I started the day with some chocolate, a diet coke and some lightly buttered popcorn. Not great. Then I looked at the time on my computer, checke... Read more

  • Sunday

    9/28/2014 11:33:46 PM, by SEWINGMAMACDS

    We taught Sunday School this morning. I love teaching kids! After church & lunch, my grandson & granddaughter were dropped off for a sleepover. This afternoon he helped me make Apple Cake for our Bible Study's dessert which we hosted tonight. I cut the sugar in half and it was still very deliciou... Read more

  • Long term care - how to begin

    9/28/2014 10:54:01 PM, by SBECKER526

    Both Bob and I have long term care policies. We have reached the stage to activate our account. I will ask my doctor for a letter that states my health conditions and limitations that I have. We will also spell out Bob's conditions and limitations. We will show what he can or cannot do. The soc... Read more

  • 5K Color Run UPDATE

    9/28/2014 10:36:20 PM, by KAYLEESMEME

    I did it!!! It took 49 minutes, but that's not too bad for my first! I had a great time! I got covered with powdered paint and I am so happy that I did it!!!! I am walking on air tonight! And I am raring to go for Zumba in the morning!... Read more

  • Healthy September Week 4 Results

    9/28/2014 9:49:58 PM, by KANSASROSE67

    Healthy Goals for September Week Four Results: Burn 3000 calories every week through exercise. 2,274 (But I did do lots of yard work and hauling boxes of books up, down and around for our library book sale, even though I don't track those kinds of activities.) Eat under 1400 calories ever... Read more

  • Update!

    9/28/2014 7:29:32 PM, by BLACK-PRINCESS

    Well! I didn't get the other job, but I do clean my friends bar & her house on the wkend. I barely have x 2 clean my own house, but it gets done.... Read more

  • Day 1 of Whole 30

    9/28/2014 7:05:33 PM, by IN102WIN

    Today was much better than yesterday. I ate clean and I had nothing extra in the house to tempt me to eat it. One day down, 29 more days to go. Today I noticed that once I prepare in advance, for the next day - in terms of food, I will eat on time and not be really hungry. However I noticed that ... Read more

  • Finally ready

    9/28/2014 6:51:12 PM, by PAISLEYOWL140

    Today I made a list of the foods that we should be buying at the store and as I was doing so all these meal ideas came to mind. I need to write down all my ideas for veggie burgers too, which I LOVE. Since I dont put money towards groceries we have to slowly adjust our grocery list. I think we sh... Read more

  • Finally stopped drinking diet pop!

    9/28/2014 4:08:17 PM, by JEANETTESTING

    It has been 17 days since I have had a diet pop. I can't believe I finally did it. I have been drinking lots of water, teas, and Crystal Light. Crystal Light Fruit Punch tastes like Hawaii punch. So when I am craving sugary stuff, I drink some of that and it helps. I went back up to almost 260 a few... Read more

  • A hike to start the new season

    9/28/2014 3:21:51 PM, by ADVENTURE-GIRL

    I recently read an article about hiking and about how being outdoors makes people happy. I wholeheartedly agree. When I am nature I feel a peace come over me. Breathing the fresh air and being surrounded by the beauty of nature ca... Read more

  • OMG, I did it!

    9/28/2014 2:17:35 PM, by TUTUNAN

    I did it!, I shoved my fat butt out the door and did my walk! I really wanted to crawl back in bed, or at least vegetate in front of the TV. You see, yesterday I moved all the furniture and gave the floors (laminate) a good scrubbing, and, therefore felt I deserved a day off. However, I am up... Read more

  • Day 507

    9/28/2014 1:36:18 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling Blahh.... Read more

  • The beautiful people

    9/28/2014 1:25:16 PM, by *TRACY*

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  • Reason one

    9/28/2014 1:12:24 PM, by STARKSTRONG

    So, 2014 was an eventful year. I got engaged and finally improved the relationship with my mother (which sadly also means less contact). I struggled with a jealous boss and I will move to a new city next week. So, easy to say, my health and my diet were not my priority this year. I really struggled ... Read more

  • Special Sunday

    9/28/2014 12:06:20 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    We can do all things through Christ who strengthens us. Phil. 4-13 So let's just keep on keeping on!... Read more

  • First week of Fall 5% Challenge done!

    9/28/2014 10:10:00 AM, by LIFENPROGRESS

    I lost ONE pound! That felt GREAT! Today, we're off to my Mom's for a while to cook dinner and watch football -- then, if the weather holds, we're off for an afternoon swim. Keep moving forward, one step, one day, at a time to reach your goal! I know y... Read more

  • Another self sabotage

    9/28/2014 9:07:50 AM, by RAVENBIRD

    Yep, I realized last night that I found another way to sabotage myself. What I was doing was eating first and then checking the calories and then getting upset. I must like upsetness. I thought about this and realized that when I first started Spark (this time) I checked the calories ... Read more

  • Thinking outside

    9/28/2014 6:58:19 AM, by JSTETSER

    Maybe this is the start of thinking outside the box? Who needs the box when you are already outside? So many people limit their lives by staying inside. Get out there and run, walk, play,. work...... and think! ... Read more

  • Craft Fair

    9/27/2014 10:17:29 PM, by SEWINGMAMACDS

    Today was the craft fair. It was small about 20 vendors) and sponsored by our subdivision. There wasn't a lot of traffic and I didn't sell anything. I did get 3 inquiries though, so we'll see if anything comes of it. I wasn't ... Read more

  • Failure....

    9/27/2014 10:16:17 PM, by IN102WIN

    I failed on my first try of Whole30. I ate a slice of cake and a chocolate cookie . Why well even after eating healthy all day, i was preparing dinner and I was hungry and despite the fact I was trying to tell my se... Read more

  • I see my mojo!

    9/27/2014 9:31:17 PM, by FIFIFRIZZLE

    It's raining here today. I have finished cleaning the kitchen and am spending some time taking stock and planning out the next few months. While I am not in tip top shape, I do see my mojo waiting around for me to pick it up. At last! I have certainly been derailed for a while. Some of the... Read more

  • Prayers For My Grandson

    9/27/2014 9:11:38 PM, by JOHNTJ1

    I'd like to ask this community for prayers, intentions, healing love -- what ever you feel compelled to give, for my grandson Reid. He sustained 2cd degree burns to both palms at daycare yesterday. They had the kids outside and allegedly Reid stood up and leaned against a metal door the sun wa... Read more

  • Got a Job... Sorta...

    9/27/2014 9:08:28 PM, by PAZUZURISES

    Got a job for 1-2 months scaring little kids at a Haunted Trail... teehee... Read more

  • 5 K Color Run!!!

    9/27/2014 8:44:34 PM, by KAYLEESMEME

    Well, this is it.....down to the last hours before I embark on my first 5 K. I am excited and nervous at the same time! Went over to one of my team mates house (We are the Zumba Dancers in God's Army Team!) and we made T-shirts. It was fun, we both found out that if it weren't for each other, we bot... Read more

  • Day 506

    9/27/2014 5:00:01 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Gym Day. Did 4 of 6 exercises. Feeling good.... Read more

  • September 27, 2014

    9/27/2014 3:41:03 PM, by TERRY011360

    Well, Well, Well..... I have finally lost weight. Five (5) great big ole pounds!!!!!! WOOT WOOT!! I AM OFFICIALLY AT A 50 POUND WEIGHT LOSS. OH MY GOODNESS. WHO WOULD HAVE EVER THOUGHT I COULD HAVE DONE THIS?... Read more

  • New places

    9/27/2014 2:58:24 PM, by SVBJONES062010

    I feel like I may be going to get my Goodwill wardrobe sooner than I think. This morning I got on the scale and it read a whopping 279. Last year on Weight Watchers, I was NEVER able to get below 280. I'm already excited for myself and the places I will go with losing this weight. Like, I can go... Read more

  • Satisfying Saturday

    9/27/2014 12:55:22 PM, by KNEEMAKER

    Saturday, September 27, 2014... Read more

  • More than I can chew

    9/27/2014 12:21:06 PM, by SLIM4LIFE09

    I fell hard off the wagon this week and I know why. I totally bit off more than I can chew! I started the 21 Day Fix again- the day after my husband left for 7 weeks of training for his new job. I did great the first 2 days, but then felt sick on Wednesday (think a combination of exhaus... Read more

  • Ramp up?

    9/27/2014 10:57:48 AM, by DRKPKING

    Getting attacked with cancer...I had breast cancer..then partner had skin cancer...malignant they had to dig out surgically. So painful for her. We did not expect it Maybe no reconstructive is healing BUT She is having pre stroke symptons again... Very nerve wracking for her ... Read more

  • Looking back at my history and my SP history

    9/27/2014 10:49:13 AM, by CTUPTON

    I am a really slow learner! I joined SP in 2008. I had been a member of several web sites a little like this before. There a few out there. You can join and chat with friends to help yourself focus on health. But then I found SPARKPEOPLE I couldn't believe how much help there is here. I was very hap... Read more

  • Day 5 - Started Whole 30 Program

    9/27/2014 10:08:53 AM, by IN102WIN

    Day 1 Do not consume added sugar of any kind, real or artificial. No maple syrup, honey, agave nectar, coconut sugar, Splenda, Equal, Nutrasweet, xylitol, stevia, etc. Read your labels, because companies sneak sugar into products in ways you might not recognize. Do not consume ... Read more

  • Having Little Momentum While I'm Sick

    9/27/2014 8:36:31 AM, by MEGANROYALTY1

    Being sick is the pits. I have a cold, so I feel weak and haven't moved too much. Either it's my body's way of saying "slow down" or something. I told my hubby to pick up dinner last night. He bought me the biggest Reuben sandwich that Schlotsky's Deli makes! I think I need to turn his mind tow... Read more

  • Sept 27, 2014

    9/27/2014 7:59:50 AM, by AZURELITE

    After a solid, though short night of sleep I find i have good energy today! Good thing, too, as we (DH, DD's BF and I) will be moving out the rest of our belongings from the cottage today. Due to a glitch which almost stopped the deal from closing, our buyers said to leave things there (incase the... Read more