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  • Day 1264

    10/25/2016 2:32:07 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Gym Day. Did 5 of 6 exercises. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Grateful to be 'living and enjoying life'!

    10/25/2016 11:57:38 AM, by JANZDIET2014

    So much has been happening in my life lately and I am extremely grateful to be in a better place, 'Just For Today'!... Read more

  • Starting Fresh

    10/25/2016 11:34:20 AM, by JBEENE1

    Today is the first day of my weight loss/healthy lifestyle makeover. I have set a goal for myself to be a size 10 by April 23, 2017. I'll be going on vacation with my family to disney world and I don't want my weight and lack of energy to hold us back. No special diets or tricks. Whole foods and ... Read more

  • a sunny day

    10/25/2016 10:25:57 AM, by MOMMY445

    i have just one job interview this afternoon. i did some research on the company and i feel really prepared and ready for it. i will be active throughout the day. i make sure to have some down time in there every day. it is definitely a lot cooler out today. so i got out my in between coat, the one ... Read more

  • Advice

    10/25/2016 10:08:33 AM, by SPEDED2

    A Spark friend asked if there is a Minion who comments on people who give"crappy advice" (their words). This Minion comes close, and maybe, speaks for more people than just my friend. Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Slowly Getting Back on Track

    10/25/2016 7:52:20 AM, by WINACHST

    The other day when I checked the Beck Diet Solution Team board, the posting that caught my eye was the day 20 Get Back on Track. That was just what I needed and I am slowly getting back on track with my eating and exercise. I started to run a bit on the treadmill again. I have an ifit membersh... Read more

  • Finding my balance

    10/25/2016 7:38:20 AM, by SEAOFCARNAGE

    IN the last year I dropped 30 pounds but in the last month I gained back about 10. I am struggling now due to my living situation being in flux. I need to learn how to live in the flux. I struggle when the unknown takes over. I eat for comfort and I tend to buy junk food to find that comfort. I... Read more


    10/25/2016 7:10:22 AM, by FREEMANSFOX

    I am reminded of a game that I played with my granddaughter when she was a toddler. Everywhere I took her at the time it was "Gramma I need that doll", "Gramma I need that sweater". I believe the last time we played the game we were at the grocery store and she promptly picked up a box of Cookie ... Read more

  • Small steps

    10/25/2016 6:52:14 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    Really going day to day at the moment. No long term meal plan for the week. Eating out every night. Last night got a salad so that was a small victory. Very stressful when I am so busy.... Read more

  • Kindergarten Wisdom

    10/25/2016 5:17:48 AM, by JSTETSER

    Kindergarten political wisdom we can all understand! Today I talked with a young boy as he got off the bus. He was upset about a conversation that he had with a few other students on the ride to school They want Trump to be president! he said. How can they want Trump? The Kindergartener con... Read more

  • Want to accomplish in the next 7 days

    10/24/2016 11:05:00 PM, by BETHELLENNASH

    Feel better. Get over being sick. Get the new report pulling protocols finished. Track every day. 8-9 cups of water daily PT exercises daily... Read more

  • Want to accomplish in the next 7 days

    10/24/2016 11:04:03 PM, by BETHELLENNASH

    Feel better. Get over being sick. Get the new report pulling protocols finished. Track every day.... Read more

  • No Snack November

    10/24/2016 5:33:58 PM, by ELIZABETHBECK1

    I saw this on a group I am in on Facebook. I have to say, it might be worth trying! I'm on the Keto diet and I have a very small supper and I think it is due to the snacks I have high in fat. So, I want to see how much change I would see if I stopped snacking and stuck to three high fat, moderate pr... Read more

  • October 24th

    10/24/2016 5:15:33 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Today was a refreshing day! I posted my morning Leslie workout in my status, here I will post my afternoon Leslie workouts. This is from her 5 day slimdown DVD, name which miles I walked! After breakfast (fried egg, toasted blueberry bagel with peanut butter, banana and hot tea) and lunch (1... Read more

  • Ice-cream

    10/24/2016 4:14:35 PM, by BOOTYLICIOUS83

    So you know I LOVE LOVE ice-cream and I eat the whole thing in one sitting. At work there's a freezer full of ice-cream, I'm not talking little pints I'm talking like 5 gallons, lots of flavors. I've been scared to get some because I don't want people at work thinking I'm a pig. Lol well today after... Read more

  • a busy day

    10/24/2016 4:04:15 PM, by MOMMY445

    i ended up rescheduling the first interview and the company was gracious enough to agree to the rescheduling. i had a second interview today. if they like what they heard, a second interview will be granted and then more information will be discussed, such as salary amounts and other details. i have... Read more

  • Mindfulness

    10/24/2016 2:51:49 PM, by RUBYREDIVY1

    Going to try mindfulness from now on. 1. Spot habit trigger 2. Be mindful and curious of it 3. Let it go with joy It's not a big uncontrollable impulse. It's a series of small discomforts that pass. I will give it a try.... Read more

  • Day 1263

    10/24/2016 1:00:16 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Seeing the bright side

    10/24/2016 10:22:37 AM, by RUBYREDIVY1

    I haven't been able to get back into the rhythm of weight loss. wise nor exercise wise....but thankfully I haven't gained any significant weight. I'm still at 72kg and haven't gone up from there so I consider myself very lucky. I'm going to try to get back on track. Wish me luck.... Read more

  • So glad that God's mercy is new every day:)

    10/24/2016 9:11:11 AM, by ROBYNFOOTE

    Good morning! I am ready!! God has put everything I need before me, the question is will I do what I need to do to achieve the goals that are in my heart?? It isn't about the people, or circumstances in my life, it is about MY choices!! I believe this might work for all those that are concerned for ... Read more

  • Here comes another week

    10/24/2016 7:34:28 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    Very busy with rental home at the moment. Come home so sore I can't do much but sleep. Also my heel doesn't seem to be getting much better even though I have cut way back on the walking.... Read more

  • Monday

    10/24/2016 5:45:33 AM, by SPEDED2

    Happy Monday! I'm not really foul-mouthed, just mouthy. 20 Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • An Autumn Hike

    10/24/2016 5:30:24 AM, by JSTETSER

    No need to drive an hour away, Well walk in the woods on this windy day. Up the dirt road and around the hill, Cool air on my face gives me a chill! Little leaves dancing as they fall to the ground, Swirling and swaying, twirling around. This is exciting for my husband and I ... Read more

  • 10.5 inches lost since Feb.1 plus body fat loss

    10/24/2016 4:16:31 AM, by LIN1263

    I have gone from a 42 inch waist to 31.5 inches from Feb.1. My body fat was 52% on February 1,on my scale, it is now 28% for the last 10 weeks. I was size 16 and am now size 10, the same size I was in high school 35 years a go.... Read more

  • More than a Number, but not Fat and Happy

    10/24/2016 12:09:01 AM, by STODD251

    I recently wrote a blog post describing my life right now, as an obese woman, including all sorts of details about the generally healthy lifestyle that I currently lead, and all the things that make me feel good about myself that have nothing to do with my weight. In the words of some sparkfriends, ... Read more

  • Gratitude Post

    10/24/2016 12:03:38 AM, by BETHELLENNASH

    I'm grateful for an absolutely beautiful day today. I'm grateful to be feeling much better today. Not coughing as much and much less tired. Enjoyed planting bulbs in my new raised bed. Enjoyed kitty snuggle time. Enjoyed a walk with my husband! Enjoyed an Epsom salt bath. Grateful for SparkP... Read more

  • My one art class about painting clouds

    10/23/2016 11:06:53 PM, by CTUPTON

    I did a search "art techniques resist clouds." I just looked at the "images." Many images were like the thing we did in class. "Resist" was the art technique we were learning. The teacher had us just doodle first. We really did not know what the class would be about. then she... Read more

  • So far life is good in our new independent living apartment.

    10/23/2016 10:45:20 PM, by CTUPTON

    Hubby's brain seems to have improved. Wow this is an unexpected perk. John is doing very well here. His thinking has obviously improved. There are friendly people around to help him. He has been wheeling around alone and people help him use the free coffee station , etc. He can use the elevator alon... Read more

  • enjoy

    10/23/2016 8:17:12 PM, by CTUPTON
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  • Worked till we dropped

    10/23/2016 5:59:22 PM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    Cant do any more but the house is getting there.... Read more

  • Lost 50 pounds, even with my bad health

    10/23/2016 5:01:45 PM, by LIN1263

    I have lost 50 pounds this year since February 1. I have 50% kidney function with my kidney disease,blood clot in my left lung and was at the hospital last Sunday,my kidneys are also not producing the hormone that makes red blood cells. I have 5% red blood cells and was given a hormone replacement s... Read more

  • Work so far

    10/23/2016 4:06:31 PM, by BOOTYLICIOUS83

    So far work is going great. I love the job, the people. I LOVE that I finally found the perfect job (and I know nothing in life is) . I've been waiting for a job like this since I was 17. All I could ever get was retail jobs. Because I didn't have my GED, and no job experience. But I worked at saver... Read more

  • it's sunday

    10/23/2016 4:02:22 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great day yesterday! my daughter and i really enjoyed the movie yesterday morning. in the afternoon, i met up with a good friend of mine who i had not seen for a while. today is a relaxing day for me. another busy week ahead. tomorrow, i have two job interviews and potential for at least two... Read more

  • Sunday

    10/23/2016 3:59:55 PM, by SPEDED2

    And I repeat...I need a day between Saturday and Sunday! Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Sunday Sunday 7 and counting

    10/23/2016 3:25:17 PM, by JENNGLENN527

    Again I'm up early. Loving the yoga, it's getting easier, 😊, and I can barely wait to get out and walk. I feel so much better about me, and life in general. Ain't life grand?... Read more

  • The half-full glass

    10/23/2016 3:11:37 PM, by CHICKADEE161

    I've always known that I could do this. I could sense it, lurking just under the surface. Like a reservoir of untouched self-appreciation. Like a half-full glass.... Read more

  • Sunday October 23rd

    10/23/2016 2:06:08 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    In Sunday school the lesson was from Daniel chapter 9. in church the message was part of a sermon series titled "As it was in the Days of Noah", today's was titled The Open door" focused from Revelation 22, 1 Thessalonians 4:15-17 and 2 Corinthians 15:51-54-- how Christians live their lives as exam... Read more

  • Day 1262

    10/23/2016 11:54:46 AM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Blessed Sunday.............

    10/23/2016 10:18:00 AM, by AUTUMN500

    The Lord is my strength and my salvation......witnessing that God has healed me...heading toward a productive week! 288 125... Read more


    10/23/2016 7:49:48 AM, by FREEMANSFOX

    For the last four months I been making time! Six days a week at least 30 minutes. What I have realized is that everything else is still getting done. It does not appear that I had to choose what to drop out of my life, even though I thought I was busy. Interesting reflections.... Read more

  • Dear Doctor

    10/23/2016 6:16:27 AM, by JSTETSER

    Dear Doctor Perez, Thank you for the tough talk that you gave me a few months ago. You have motivated me to make the needed changes in my diet. I had not taken all of the necessary steps to stay off of the medicine for controlling Type II Diabetes. You did not mince words and you gave me a sim... Read more

  • Skipped temptations

    10/23/2016 12:57:51 AM, by BETHELLENNASH

    I limited myself to one piece of dessert when I wanted a second 3x this week.... Read more

  • Re-starting

    10/22/2016 10:24:37 PM, by BETHELLENNASH

    I've been mostly inactive on SparkPeople for over a year. I experienced a ton of personal transformation and growth in other areas of my life and business this past year, but have not given a lot of attention to the healthy eating side. I do get to my water aerobics class with my mom 3x per week m... Read more

  • Not a Fairy Tale

    10/22/2016 9:45:50 PM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Ooh it's day 6 and I'm full of tricks! ☺️

    10/22/2016 8:59:34 PM, by JENNGLENN527

    As I sit here eating my very healthy dinner of yellow squash with onions and chicken sausage with garlic and mozzarella, I couldn't be more proud of myself! I was up at 7, doing yoga sun salutations 🌞! I had breakfast, threw on my kicks and went out for a 40 minute walk. Upon my return, I hit the... Read more

  • Classic day! October 22,2016

    10/22/2016 8:16:56 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Normally, each Saturday is rest day, today is the exception to the rule! This morning was a nippy 45 degrees. I did some walking/jogging with Leslie's MP player, helped my minister and his wife load their moving truck 8 hours, vacuum their house for a hour. I drink a bottle water during my walk and ... Read more

  • Achieving my dreams.

    10/22/2016 7:40:11 PM, by SEAOFCARNAGE

    I do not know why I have so much uncertainty and self doubt! As Richard once told me: "I believe in you, anything you decide you want to do, you will eventually do!" He is 100% right, I was told I could not go to school and raise kids, I did that, TWICE! I was told I would never ride a bike the ... Read more

  • Good workout

    10/22/2016 5:51:29 PM, by CHICKADEE161

    I know I've had a good workout when... I feel my attitude lift and my confidence increase!... Read more

  • Video : Making Bear Poop Cookies

    10/22/2016 5:30:37 PM, by CTUPTON
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  • Day 1261

    10/22/2016 3:38:44 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Gym Day. Did full workout for the 1st time in 2 weeks. Feeling good.... Read more

  • Have a great Saturday

    10/22/2016 8:45:08 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    The weekend is here. Lots of hard work on the new house! I am worn out all ready but having fun. Many projects going on.... Read more


    10/22/2016 7:56:46 AM, by FREEMANSFOX

    Traveling the path of health, diet and exercise is so much more than just those external aspects. Because there is emotional eating, self-talk (mostly negative), anger, frustration and unforgiveness. Until my mind set begin changing, my body did not really change. What I realized through much ... Read more

  • it's saturday

    10/22/2016 7:53:27 AM, by MOMMY445

    there are some free movies playing at the movie theatres here today. it's called community day. i'll go there first with my daughter, then i will meet up with my friend for lunch. all of the birds say cheep,cheep. we will decide what to see when we get there. have a great day and a terrific weekend,... Read more

  • Finding Forms of Motivation

    10/22/2016 7:45:31 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today I need some new motivation for a certain student. I know that it will have to be as different as I can come up with. Sometimes I am surprised at what will motivate a young man. Many years ago, my son Matty fell off his bike often. Every time he fell, he would land on his knees and l... Read more

  • Tips for families dealing with aphasia

    10/22/2016 6:30:10 AM, by CTUPTON

    Nearly daily, I am thankful my husband's stroke did not take his ability to speak. But I know many people deal with this problem . Maybe this article will help. chris strokeconnection.strokeassoc
    t-Types-of-Aphasia-After-Stroke... Read more

  • Five and ready to thrive

    10/21/2016 9:23:01 PM, by JENNGLENN527

    I FEEL AMAZING! I have been up since six, yoga, mad walking, and totally transforming my room! I almost caved at three and took a power nap but I did my circuit training instead! I think I shall sleep great tonight!... Read more

  • Bathroom?

    10/21/2016 8:51:26 PM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Sugar Time

    10/21/2016 4:40:34 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    Between 2-3 in the afternoon is when the sugar demon hits me. My most recent dance with the demon has proven to be no exception. It I can get past this time of day I usually will have a decent day. Today instead of grabbing some brownie, cookie, Reeses etc I got in my car and drove to the store w... Read more

  • Dreaming Out Loud

    10/21/2016 4:13:16 PM, by JANZDIET2014

    Dreaming Out Loud How would it feel to touch a cloud? To hold it in my hands and dream out loud I am a princess, I am a queen, I can achieve all of my dreams How would it feel to touch a cloud? It's okay to imagine... all dreams are allowed... Read more

  • Day 1260

    10/21/2016 3:29:01 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Feeling good.... Read more

  • The Orionid Meteor Shower

    10/21/2016 3:05:09 PM, by JANZDIET2014

    The Orionid meteor shower, usually shortened to the Orionids, is the most prolific meteor shower associated with Halley's Comet. The Orionids are so-called because the point they appear to come from, called the radiant, lies in the constellation Orion, but they can be seen over a large area of... Read more

  • how I'm feeling in this moment

    10/21/2016 1:35:44 PM, by JAHAR929

    So, I am hoping I will get to post a blog of a different nature later today, but I am preparing myself for the worst and hoping for the best. Right now, my heart and mind are running a million miles a minute. My phd committee and the outside GFR (grad faculty rep) are meeting in Ohio for my Pr... Read more

  • September 2016 Reflections

    10/21/2016 11:24:24 AM, by HEALTHYEMAN

    September 2016: -------------------------- Friday, Sept 2 - 161.8 Friday, Sept 9th - 164.1 Thursday, Sept 15th - 163.6 Friday, Sept 23rd - 163.5 Friday, Sept 30th - 164.2 -------------------------- Goal Weight: 155 As you can see I didn't reach my go... Read more

  • it is friday

    10/21/2016 11:09:22 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to reflect and relax for me today. my daughter says hi. i have a chance at a few jobs today. my asthma and allergies are flaring up a bit just now, so i will see if i can make it to at least one job interview today. if not, i will reschedule for as soon as possible. the weather seems to be hav... Read more

  • Perseverance and Progress

    10/21/2016 10:29:46 AM, by KLMEIRING

    I went away last week to go see my Mom and celebrate her birthday with her. When I came home, I stepped on the scale and realized that I had gained a few pounds while celebrating with her. Well, I am happy to report that just four days after a four day weekend getaway, I am back to the weight that... Read more

  • lots of exercise today

    10/21/2016 9:09:40 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    Have a big project today so will get in lots of exercise.... Read more

  • Time to override the stress and take control

    10/21/2016 8:54:22 AM, by WINACHST

    It has been some very stressful times around here and my eating is reflecting how I handle stress. This morning I am up 3 pounds and feel bloated. It is hard to get rid of the stress because the one causes it is part of my life at the moment. I just need to learn to deal with it differently because ... Read more

  • Starting Each Day Right

    10/21/2016 5:20:38 AM, by JSTETSER

    In order to make the most of my days , I start each one with the following: The Bible-I set my intention to live in peace and love. A prayer for helping strength. A song that lifts my heart and head. Exercise to motivate my body to move. A healthy breakfast. How do you start your d... Read more

  • Sick of it

    10/21/2016 1:54:26 AM, by BOOTYLICIOUS83

    I'm honestly so tired of eating out. EVERY time I get paid, I order out. Pizza, fries, chicken finger sub, pop. I'm just tired of it. I spend way too much$ on eating out.... Read more

  • Money

    10/21/2016 1:53:03 AM, by BOOTYLICIOUS83

    I need a job where I make thousands an hour. =(... Read more

  • Actions

    10/20/2016 10:08:34 PM, by SPEDED2

    Parent teacher conferences tonight. Two parents in six hours. Pathetic! Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Semi Work Day....

    10/20/2016 8:20:29 PM, by AUTUMN500

    Was able to work 3/4 of day. Throat dry....had a lot of calls to make. Surprisingly I was able to get quite a bit done. I should be able to get everyone called by Saturday. My appetite is getting better....I am so glad I have a great Healer.... Read more

  • 3 Compliments to Myself

    10/20/2016 7:25:20 PM, by CHICKADEE161

    1. I haven't given up, even though I thought I might. I'm back in the game, for life. 2. I got up and exercised today, despite feeling under the weather. 3. I grow delicious and healthy vegetables!... Read more

  • Day 4 still trying to roar

    10/20/2016 5:17:12 PM, by JENNGLENN527

    Yesterday was a trying day. I put in 2 hours of exercise. I slept so good! I woke up somewhat late, but I felt I deserved it. I've picked up another challenge, 30 days of push-ups, this in addition to the ab challenge. Walking still has my heart though! I must admit, I'm sleeping better, more import... Read more

  • Wednesday ST 10/19

    10/20/2016 4:44:21 PM, by EDLEAR

    Still dealing with an injury and avoiding most upper body work. Just started with back squats again this week, haven't done any since mid August. Way off my numbers, but it felt good. Warmed up on the rower and with walking lunges. 10 per leg Poloquin step ups 16" box, slow as possible 10 C... Read more

  • Day 1259

    10/20/2016 4:05:27 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Gym Day. Got a late start. Did 5 sets on the first 3, did 2 on final 2. Feeling good.... Read more

  • My birthday gift

    10/20/2016 2:29:18 PM, by PAISLEYOWL140

    My birthday is coming up and I just need to change everything . The rest of October will be full of getting yard and house work done. Too much stuff has gone on this year that has kept me from getting things done and focusing on my health and fitness. On my birthday I am going to the gym. Af... Read more

  • I never looked in the mirror

    10/20/2016 1:51:56 PM, by HEALTHYME98

    I was not a! I simply did not want to look in the mirror and admit to myself how much I weighed. I started with Sparkpeople in April 2013 (restarted really.) My mother was battling cancer. I would lose 20 then gain 10 then lose 10 then gain.🎠 In the Fall of 2014, my heart was do... Read more

  • Fall Foliage

    10/20/2016 1:27:45 PM, by WENDYSPARKS

    Hi Sparkers! I just love the fall colors are you doing? I have been making sure to drink my water daily to stay hydrated....very important....I went for a nice walk outside and everything is so fresh and colorful....see you all here Sparking!! Hugs, Wendy... Read more

  • Those upcoming winter blues

    10/20/2016 12:42:15 PM, by JAHAR929

    I love fall. I mean, I REALLY love fall. I love the leaves changing colors, the crisp temperature outside, the smells and sights of the season, pumpkins and apple cider, bonfires and hayrides and everything in between. But, do you know what I don't love about fall....mornings. The darknes... Read more

  • a mostly rainy day

    10/20/2016 10:12:53 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is supposed to rain on and off all day here today. it is even calling for some rain to start the day tomorrow. although it is not too warm outside over the next few days. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i have just started one of the free online university courses i found t... Read more

  • Small steps

    10/20/2016 8:53:00 AM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    That I made it through the day yesterday while only caving to 60% dark chocolate at 6pm is a sign of success. I fought my brain all day and had the opportunity to eat sugar many times-it is Halloween candy season after all. I miss moderation- its gone when it comes to that sugar thing. My saving ... Read more

  • fun day

    10/20/2016 7:52:34 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    Yesterday exercised for 85 minutes, so feel like I'm back on track but the heel pain is still there.... Read more

  • Throwback Thursday Halloween Edition

    10/20/2016 5:26:48 AM, by STEPH-KNEE

    This again is just my instagram post, not a proper blog.... and here are the photos separated so that they are larger. This #TBT tells quite the story... the first picture is fro 2010 around my highest weight of 272! At that weight I was honestly miserable. I loved Halloween and I h... Read more

  • The last Kayak ride

    10/20/2016 5:17:40 AM, by JSTETSER

    Every year my friend Yvonne lets me keep my kayak at her lovely lake house. I drop it off in early May and pick it up in late October. Every week I go for a visit and a ride. Usually I have the lake to myself. I grew up with a summer cottage on a lake, but a much busier lake than Loon Pond. I ... Read more

  • Day 1258

    10/19/2016 11:02:50 PM, by MAWEISBERG

    Rest Day. Tired.... Read more

  • Slow and Steady

    10/19/2016 9:36:09 PM, by LINDY0826

    Note to Self.... Read more

  • Brighter day....

    10/19/2016 9:23:23 PM, by AUTUMN500

    I was able to work some today...Coughing is lighter getting energy back. I start appointments on Monday so I have a few more days to rest. God is good!!! 465 469... Read more

  • Bus Ride

    10/19/2016 7:44:25 PM, by SPEDED2

    Pray for Peace. 459... Read more

  • Nature Made 30 Day Challenge!

    10/19/2016 6:49:32 PM, by JANZDIET2014

    Improve your health one good habit at a time. These articles are straight from the 30-Day Healthy Habit Builder to give you a taste of the program and improve your overall wellness. Read more

  • Will Power

    10/19/2016 1:56:18 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    To profess that one needs will power is to ignore the psychological and biological and environmental triggers that affect food and choices associated with food. However that is not to ignore the fact that we are indeed in charge of our own choices. The secret to success may lie in developing a pla... Read more

  • Sorry, I have been away from SP friends. We moved 400 miles. Just now being able to post and read

    10/19/2016 1:55:24 PM, by CTUPTON

    Boxes, boxes, boxes. I tried to pack sensible and have essential things available, but still looking for some things, like my new check book! My new mattress is the wrong one. They will exchange it. Thank the Lord. Hubby has a "roll in" shower now but I had to order a special rolling sh... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    10/19/2016 1:22:07 PM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful,sunny, not too warm a day here today. i have not yet heard back from the place i went for an interview the other day. i will keep on trying until i get the job i want. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep. in the meantime, i am keeping my spirits up and a positive attitu... Read more

  • Progress : ehlers-danlos

    10/19/2016 12:24:18 PM, by CTUPTON
    us-debilitating-diseases/ Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS), Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS), and Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS)a trifecta of weird diseases. POTS, EDS, and MCAS are so obscure that many doctors ... Read more

  • More control yesterday

    10/19/2016 9:06:57 AM, by SUSANYOUNGER

    I have so many stressors at the moment it is very difficult... Read more


    10/19/2016 6:29:54 AM, by FREEMANSFOX

    DEAR STOMACH - YOU'RE BORED. NOT HUNGRY. SO SHUT UP! Laughter, some of the best ways to get myself out of a tough spot. Or taking something to the ridiculous like the quote I read this morning "QUIT REWARDING YOURSELF WITH FOOD, YOU'RE NOT A DOG" What I have learned very slowly, is I am ... Read more

  • Gentleness

    10/19/2016 5:20:12 AM, by JSTETSER

    Remember to be kind and considerate today. Our attitude shapes the attitudes of others. There are people who will need to hear something to warm their hearts. ... Read more

  • 2 pounds down, 2 to go!

    10/18/2016 10:14:48 PM, by KENDRAB9

    I weighed another pound less today! That makes me feel like I can reach 139 by the end of the month, yay! Just need to watch my alcohol intake for the Halloween parties! ... Read more

  • Crazy day!

    10/18/2016 9:58:57 PM, by GET2BEFIT

    Light breakfast and lunch today because I got invited out to supper. This morning I updated my status and took a guess at my calories -583 - and when I looked at my Sparkpeople trackers it showed 532! So for supper I had split pea soup, half slab ribs, coleslaw and dr pepper and half cup of ice ... Read more

  • Day 2, what's a girl to do?

    10/18/2016 8:17:21 PM, by JENNGLENN527

    So I'm on day two of my challenge, and I'll tell you what I did. I KICKED BUTT TODAY!! I woke up early, started cleaning, took a short walk, then came back and started POWER CLEANING!! After that I took an even longer walk and now im on a break from setting up a bedroom! Whew! I have been one busy g... Read more