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  • Sad and Alone...

    6/27/2017 2:51:19 AM, by SA555Y

    I am positive that the sadness will pass an the lonelyness will settle again. I am almost always alone 80 - 95% of the time an I cope. the bright side is I don't have to work around someone else's ideas of what foods are good to eat but the flip side I don't have support. for every negative there is... Read more

  • TMI...sorry

    6/26/2017 6:01:32 PM, by AUSSIEMOM89

    So this blog is kinda just for the ladies, sorry guys! I had a rough weekend with some bad food choices due to family parties and my sister turning 21 (which meant i drank WAY too much) Some how i did not have a hangover I was just tired from not going to bed early enough, but hey I'll take it!... Read more

  • Day 3 again

    6/26/2017 4:58:29 PM, by DONDAIN

    I am trying and succeeding so far in being consistent. I know that 3 days is not very long but it is longer than 2 days.... Read more

  • walking

    6/26/2017 4:39:13 PM, by KB214R3

    my goal was to walk 5 miles by the end of June and I have tried.I will not meet this goal the best I have been able to walk on the advanced walking trail is 2 1/2 miles. This does not mean I will quit trying only that it will take me longer to reach this goal.I am determined to walk 5 miles then to... Read more

  • Onederland Day 8

    6/26/2017 4:22:01 PM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    Wasn't a good night for me, awake all night and all day. Not sure why. No caffeine and took my meds on time. Food wise, didn't do well the longer I was up. Decided I should start eating like I usually do and just start where I was at. I am going to skip almost all my "stuff" ... Read more

  • Monday afternoon

    6/26/2017 2:06:31 PM, by PICKIE98

    Still raining here, colder(50's and 60's) and liquid basement.... Read more


    6/26/2017 12:09:02 PM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are well no gym today took aunt to doctor for blood pressure she go back in month she 90 dont like to take one pill but she doing ok got her meds went up to 10 mg on meds so she good got her some lunch and her meds and took her home now tomorrow my mom 11 am physical theraphy s... Read more

  • Trying another link

    6/26/2017 11:11:04 AM, by MEXGAL1

    So the winner of "name that tune" is Buteafull!!! Yes, it is the music from Wizard of Oz where the old lady (witch) is riding her bike after snatching Toto and she turns into a witch riding a broom. So he thought he was pretty funny doing that. I just discovered it when I was organizing our trip ... Read more

  • goal today

    6/26/2017 9:16:09 AM, by TIMIDHEARTED

    Try to get movement in while waiting for moms pup at the groomers!! lol Gonna be out and about with mom all day hopefully I can get some good steps in!!... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    6/26/2017 7:45:07 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    224 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Kotor, Monte Negro

    6/26/2017 6:22:35 AM, by GOANNA2

    After leaving Messina, we sailed into the beautiful Monte Negro region. It was like going through fiords and very beautiful. Our guide told us that most of the buildings were rebuilt after the devastating earthquake of 2007. We wanted to go to the top of the mountain but I couldn't handle the... Read more


    6/26/2017 1:00:20 AM, by JOANN25

    Started the day off with a wonderful church service. Came home and pulled a couple of my frozen meals out of the freezer and warmed up for lunch. I didn't realize how easy this would make eating for one so much easier. I cook at night as my son usually eats with me. Between last night and... Read more

  • Onederland Day 7

    6/26/2017 12:39:36 AM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    I always take Sunday off, so not much accomplished today. I have also agreed to eat Sunday dinner ... so I will also take my free day on Sunday. Tonight he made breaded shrimp and 4 cheese rice, it was yummy I slept way in and feel better, doesn't take much to slow me down. Knee i... Read more

  • Why I want to lose weight

    6/25/2017 5:05:33 PM, by CAT5257

    I know that if I stick to my diet I will... 1. Feel sooo much better about myself when I'm at a lower weight 2. Will have way more self-confidence 3. Will feel like going out 4. Will not be embarrassed to go out 5. Will have way more energy 6. Will definitely be happier 7. Will be heal... Read more

  • Day 2

    6/25/2017 3:54:40 PM, by DONDAIN

    I have started over again...I'm on Day 2 again. I'm taking it slower and seriously trying to not do too much as to not get overwhelmed. I'm realizing that going all in all at once sets me up for failure as I cannot keep up the intensity for very long. Right now I'm trying to do at least the minimum ... Read more

  • it's sunday

    6/25/2017 2:11:08 PM, by MOMMY445

    a new day has started. here is to it being a wonderful day! my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • New Plan 😄

    6/25/2017 11:46:28 AM, by GSANGHERA

    So I'm pretty excited because the hubby and I are starting a new meal and work out plan! I've been getting sort of bored with my work outs and need to change things up. My diet is fine, but I do think this plan will help push my body further in achieving the results I want. Wish me luck. ... Read more

  • Husband adds funny musice to wife bike ride

    6/25/2017 10:47:46 AM, by MEXGAL1

    This is so frustrating but going to try again. As you know, I don't give up easy. So I did a search on youtube using the exact wording as this and my video came up first so try that if you are interested. If you are a facebook person, you can friend me Sallie Veser Watson and it's on my page or I... Read more


    6/25/2017 9:59:22 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope you all are well my daughter had to be admitted to hospital she was working at hospital in er they said she got problems with her lungs she was in service and the fumes doing basic training flared up asthma so she was in the right place i didnt rest all night but her kids taking ca... Read more

  • Sunday morning

    6/25/2017 8:41:17 AM, by PICKIE98

    My FBS is 109, which makes me happy. Today will be more basement bonding with floodwater.... Read more

  • Hello Sunshine!

    6/25/2017 7:53:55 AM, by SWALLIS7

    Yesterday it was supposed to rain most of the day..I think we got a couple of sprinkles but that was it. The sun ☀️was out 90% of the day! Spent most of the afternoon doing yard work with my honey. We did such a great job it looks great! But all that walking, up and down, back and forth, etc left m... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    6/25/2017 7:43:22 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Sunday

    6/25/2017 6:06:37 AM, by GLENDAK72

    good Sunday morning, I hope all is well, for me I have just 2 days left of antibiotics and I'm feeling really great this morning. I believe I'm gonna be just fine and able to get get back to my program and completely back on track just in time for my new week begin. i will stay with a light exercise... Read more


    6/25/2017 12:18:49 AM, by JOANN25

    Today has been an excellent day as far as exercise and meals. I didn't make my new step goal of 12000 but was still over 10000. The new goal will come soon. I am determined to go over and beyond on the goals. Still freezing things for future meals. This really works good as I don't have to... Read more

  • Day 6 to Onederland

    6/25/2017 12:08:49 AM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    It has been a quiet day. It was a little warmer than yesterday. My knee was very unhappy late last night, my back and right groin (hurt it coming in the door after shopping). Today everything is all better. dh made homemade tamales, I am not a "tamale" person but they were r... Read more

  • 172 Days

    6/24/2017 3:57:46 PM, by DONDAIN

    It has been 172 days since I was last on the site. Let's see if I can do better this time around. ... Read more

  • A busy Saturday,, flooded basement and all.

    6/24/2017 3:02:47 PM, by PICKIE98

    With the inch-an-hour rain we received over the past three days, our entire basement was under a few inches of water. I have an old Sears steam cleaner and a contractors shop vac, so DD and I spent a long time down there from this morning after our hair cuts, until this afternoon . I estimate abou... Read more

  • 2017 AWESOME DAY

    6/24/2017 11:58:00 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well had great workout this morning came back finish cooking then me and hubby went to flea market for my nexium it 15 dollars there in store 22 so i got p packs for 30 84 pills great deal what so awesome about today THE LORD LET ME WAKE UP so that make me feel so go... Read more

  • Trying again.

    6/24/2017 10:44:01 AM, by MEXGAL1

    I asked Linda to check this for me first to see if it works and she said it did. What you have to do is copy the whole link below and paste it into you browser address line. so highlight the lines below and do Ctrl C (to copy) then move your courser to the address line in your browser and hit Ctrl... Read more

  • finally!!!

    6/24/2017 9:24:40 AM, by TIMIDHEARTED

    I finally hit 10 lbs today. 10.8 to be exact! lol. That was brutal but I am happy now on ward with more hopefully consistent weight loss! lol. Guess I need to go check what my ticker says there any way to fix it so it shows my original start not just where I sound sparkle??... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    6/24/2017 7:29:45 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Journey to Onederland Day 5

    6/24/2017 3:32:00 AM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    Short day, and pay day, and grocery shopping day... Not much else was accomplished. Dinner was Taco Salad at Taco Bell, I didn't eat the shell so it came in at a lot lower cals. Lots of steps, knee is not too upset at me. All done with no cane or walker. No Coach or challenges d... Read more

  • It's The Basics That Matter

    6/23/2017 9:36:30 PM, by DAWNINMAUI

    I was feeling overwhelmed as I drove home from my surgeon's appointment last week. My doctor told me I must go back on a liquid diet. My esophagus isn't healing well and liquids give it a break, allowing healing to progress. As I made the 30 minute drive home in tears, I saw a sign for Frying... Read more

  • feeling a little better

    6/23/2017 2:35:45 PM, by GLENDAK72

    on my second round of antibiotics & steroids but I'm feeling better , not 💯 % yet but I'm for sure on my way..thanks for all the prayers.... so I am doing much better , I miss being on here daily and I apologize for not posting daily , I'm on my way back though...I have found that my body is going... Read more


    6/23/2017 11:30:04 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are well i was pushing hard this morning at the gym doing my squats light went off in my head we all are fighting some kind of battle weight,relationships,kids ,just life in general so listen up we are on the battle field we are STRONG WARRIORS proud determined fierced unstoppa... Read more

  • Trying new foods and loving it!

    6/23/2017 11:15:52 AM, by BRIAR150

    So far this week I have tried 3 new recipes and they have all been a huge hit with my family. I've been experimenting with using different vegetables and spices that we usually don't use. Last night we had stuffed portobello mushrooms and baked sweet potatoes. It was a completely meatless meal and I... Read more

  • Day of rest

    6/23/2017 10:06:46 AM, by NANALOVESALL7

    Today I continue on my vacation. Down 6 pounds can't wait to hit 199. Going out for dinner and a drink hope I do not gain any weight. I need to reward myself and not feel guilty.... Read more


    6/23/2017 9:26:12 AM, by JULMATT

    Wording is so vital to our lives. I know this in more than just a statement kind of way. I am a writer and I know how easily words can be taken in a different direction than one meant them. I am sure most of us have had that happened to us. So, why would it not apply to our personal way of thinki... Read more

  • Grr

    6/23/2017 8:29:05 AM, by TIMIDHEARTED

    Forgot my fitbit yesterday!! Why is it when I forget it I don't feel like my activity counted!! lol... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    6/23/2017 7:24:29 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    211 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Are you losing weight?

    6/23/2017 4:36:25 AM, by SWALLIS7

    Yesterday that was the question I was asked...and boy did it brighten my day! Yes!! Although the pounds don't reflect my hard work, the way I feel sure does. Each day I'm feeling better, stronger, and more on track then ever! So for someone to actually visually see I'm looking healthier was a ... Read more

  • Don't stress...just do your best

    6/23/2017 2:33:51 AM, by SHECAZZ

    Don't stress....just do your best... Read more

  • Praise God and HIs(my) patience!

    6/22/2017 8:11:47 PM, by PICKIE98

    Well, I finally got the cashier's check and sent it Registered mail to my sister. I did learn a lot from the postal worker. It has been decades since I sent or received Registered mail myself, so I had her tell me everything. I sent it registered, BUT for not extra charge, I made it restricted.... Read more

  • Day 2

    6/22/2017 8:01:08 PM, by HOKIENCLT

    Today is day to of my recommitmentioned after a less than happy weigh in on wednesday. I had a no loss week. No gain, no loss. I know why though. I have been pushing it to see what I can get away with. I found out!!! Day 2 and I feel good. Exercise, blogging, counting, journeling. It works if you wo... Read more

  • 2017 Summer 5% Challenge

    6/22/2017 6:42:28 PM, by BAZINGABROOKE

    I'm excited to begin this challenge of losing 5% of my weight this summer. If you're interested: Here is the community:
    oups_individual.asp?gid=68497 Here's my workout plan: Summer 5% Challenge Exercise Commitment Cardio at Gym: Monday/Wednesda... Read more

  • The Alternate Universe

    6/22/2017 5:41:29 PM, by MYRTLE531

    I proved something important to myself today - a bad day emotionally does not have to equal a bad day of eating. I had forgotten how being on Spark helps me feel more in control of what is happening, even if it's only in this one area of my life. In an alternate universe, I'd be on the sofa rig... Read more


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  • Share your happiness

    6/22/2017 2:48:19 PM, by KANDICANE11

    Try to be a rainbow 🌈 in someone's cloud ☁️.... Read more

  • Mediterranean Cruise on Royal Princess

    6/22/2017 2:01:17 PM, by GOANNA2

    After we left our hotel in Rome, we took the train to the port and then had to get a taxi as it was really a long way off. the terminus was shocking as there was no elevator to go down and across to the other side of the platform. Thank goodness there were some kind gentlemen who helped us... Read more

  • a mixed weather day

    6/22/2017 1:47:15 PM, by MOMMY445

    it started off sunny and somewhat cool here today. a while ago, it rained quite a bit. now it is mostly cloudy. i have still not heard anything regarding the phone job interview i had on monday. i contacted the agency that found the position for me. while i wait to hear back from them, i am looking ... Read more

  • Epiphany

    6/22/2017 12:07:25 PM, by JULMATT

    Today when I was doing the daily exercise from 100 Days of Weight Loss by Linda Spangler I realized something about the last year. Last June stress gripped my life to the point that I spiraled out of control in every aspect of my life. I kept trying and trying to get my life back on track in... Read more

  • Making a new effort

    6/22/2017 11:51:32 AM, by SYLBA61

    I started on Spark People several years ago, but I wasn't very disciplined and didn't make much. I have recently decided that I am worth every effort it takes to get myself to a healthier place. In-order to accomplish this, I know I must change the way I eat, add some exercise, and establish a suppo... Read more

  • Lions, tigers and Bears, Oh my!

    6/22/2017 10:52:58 AM, by MEXGAL1

    Was looking through our photos of our trip and came across this. Didn't even know my darling husband did this. Do you recognize the background music he added? Funny man. Hope you all have a great day! i will work on this tomorrow. sorry guys!... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    6/22/2017 10:27:18 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    213 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Rehab

    6/22/2017 9:28:54 AM, by HAMPDENBREN

    Headed to hospital to get Mom and take her to rehab hospital. She is much improved and tolerating her new pain meds. She will stay in rehab for at least 2 weeks and then home, finally. Thanks for the prayers.... Read more

  • 6/22/2017

    6/22/2017 8:33:12 AM, by MACORMAN79

    So this is kinda a silly but good blog. Yesterday I bought my reg bra on and noticed that is was kinda loose so later that night I had the extension on it taken off. Put it back on without the extension and it is still a bit loose without. So I am like thrilled. Sounds silly but hey to wear the ... Read more

  • Ochoco Mountain Wildflowers

    6/22/2017 1:19:45 AM, by ALIHIKES

    I hiked a difficult but beautiful trail in the Ochoco Mountains today (difficult for me, that is!) -- about 9.4 miles and 1550 foot elevation gain. My friend Micki who planned to hike with me was unable to come -- she broke her ankle and had surgery yesterday. I went anyway, because I will be leadin... Read more

  • 2nd week

    6/21/2017 11:57:40 PM, by MRSPW2000

    It's going okay this week. Down 5lbs if I can trust my scale. Still keeping up with the food tracker. I'm surprised how just a few changes in my choices gets my protein in my goal range which is great! My husband is still watching his carbs. But he still does crazy stuff like he thinks if rolls etc... Read more

  • The scale is my best buddy.

    6/21/2017 10:55:20 PM, by DAWNINMAUI

    The scale and I are very well acquainted right now. I hop on every four days because, when I do, I find that I've lost another pound. I'm still recovering from hiatal hernia surgery and it isn't going particularly well. The healing of my esophagus is so slow that my surgeon has put me ba... Read more

  • Day 2 A New Beginning

    6/21/2017 10:08:06 PM, by MARYANNB25

    Well today went pretty well. Logged my food for the day and i also made it to the gym. I did some exercises in the pool and then just did some walking and jogging in the water, It felt really good to get back into the pool. I thought I would be more tired when I got out than I was. But when I got ou... Read more

  • Third Time's the Charm

    6/21/2017 9:28:46 PM, by KNITTINGKITTY

    Not exactly sure if this is the third time or the 30th time. Seems like I've been trying to lose weight all my life. I look back at photos of my teenage and college self and think - if only I weighed that much now. It makes me kind of mad at my mom for painting this self-image for me that I was fat.... Read more

  • Same

    6/21/2017 9:25:19 PM, by HOKIENCLT

    I stayed the same weight this week and I am fortunate that it was that good. I have been pushing it. I have been seeing what can eat and still loose. I think this week I found out! I'm lucky I stayed the same. Backb to the drawing board tomorrow starting with the grocery store.... Read more

  • Camping

    6/21/2017 6:44:29 PM, by FUNNYFACE101002

    I'm so happy. I'm out camping with a friend. It's so peaceful. We are listening to the lapping of the waves and the birds. It's great. We have taken a couple of walks and are winding down for the day. We have enough fruit and veggies for the neighborhood. So far we are the only campers in this park... Read more

  • One of my goals this summer...

    6/21/2017 4:40:22 PM, by TIMIDHEARTED

    is to clean out my moms garage where I have things stored and also my storage unit. I have been working on the garage this week and I am boggled at how much stuff I have accumulated over the years, but the thing that makes me crazy is that I keep finding the same things over and over again. Various ... Read more

  • Wednesday afternoon

    6/21/2017 2:16:19 PM, by PICKIE98

    I finished training at work last week. HE was already employed here, so it was not a total schedule. I am finishing up some financial things here and hope to finally get the cashier check for my sister from the Trust tomorrow. The process involves writing a check from the Trust, then giving... Read more


    6/21/2017 11:45:07 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well i was beast this morning working hard to get belly off to get cute dress for 50 yr anniversary pic although i am still caregiver for my aunt and mom i continue to take care of myself tell me what do you all do for yourself and you all are caregiver i am trying to... Read more

  • a beautiful sunny day

    6/21/2017 10:56:22 AM, by MOMMY445

    the first day of summer is here! hurray! i am feeling pretty good these days. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Wednesday Mid-morning Break

    6/21/2017 10:49:05 AM, by SWALLIS7

    Yesterday was a good day! Instead of treadmill time after work I went for a walk around the neighborhood since the weather was beautiful! This morning I weighed myself and I'm down another happy to see that pound! 9 Today I've started my day off with a good breakfast with extra ... Read more

  • Stuck again

    6/21/2017 10:00:47 AM, by KOI239

    Well I finally saw a change in the scale numbers! Hoo Ray! Dropped two pounds and now it seems stuck again, but the good news is my pants are beginning to fall off. There fore I must be loosing inches. Now to see both change. Still no help from spouse. I am beginning to think he doesn't want me to ... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    6/21/2017 8:09:33 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    386 Sparkers... Read more

  • pain hot cement lol an confused..

    6/21/2017 1:06:42 AM, by SA555Y

    ok this week the pool was open an I started going. I found out real quick even if I am in water treading water is a definite work out I try to move my arms but when my shoulders hurt I stop. I decided today it felt an look like I was moving my legs an riding a unseen bike under water my feet got bli... Read more

  • Still in the game!

    6/20/2017 9:40:39 PM, by HAMPDENBREN

    Mom is still in the hospital and not feeling much better. Waiting on test results to see if there is something going on with her bones. She will be having an epidural to help with the pain, then on to a skilled nursing facility to recover. I am still on track and doing okay. I have not exer... Read more

  • Here's to a new beginning.

    6/20/2017 7:58:41 PM, by MARYANNB25

    Well after many weeks of trying to talk myself into starting over yet again I am finally doing it. I have been away for awhile. And unfortunately I have gained some of my weight back but that is ok. In May 2015 I had to have a hysterectomy but during my recovery I found a lump on my breast. So on my... Read more

  • hi, been awhile

    6/20/2017 7:12:36 PM, by CINDYJAN

    I was reading an didn't realize that I have been coming on this site since 2010, ahh. Well I have been coming an going from here but I have finally started loosing weight about April 2015, I had a heart attack. Never excepted it. Well I was weighting 390 an didn't even know it, I just grew an grew a... Read more

  • Rome - #2

    6/20/2017 4:48:44 PM, by GOANNA2

    I have a few more photos from Rome so I will share these as well. More of the Seven Hills of Rome. The Tiber River.I always wondered why there were no trips on the river and I saw these falls... The inside of a beautiful church. The best pizza I've ever had. Mozzarella and tomatoes wi... Read more

  • Harder

    6/20/2017 4:33:13 PM, by HOKIENCLT

    It seems harder this time. About two years ago I dropped about 65 lb with the use of SparkPeople, smaller portions, exercise and positive thinking. Then I had a cancer diagnosis. They put me on steroids which caused me to gain 50 pounds in 5 months. I was so bummed. Once I went off the steroids I st... Read more

  • Interesting Day

    6/20/2017 3:36:20 PM, by RAVENJAE

    i haven't felt myself today. i feel "dull" if that could be considered a feeling. headache, stomach ache (i think i ate too much ... one yogurt w/ granola and a cheese stick), and generally just icky. i know we all have off days ... i think i'm getting discouraged by the amazing numbers everyone ... Read more

  • Tuesday afternoon

    6/20/2017 3:09:00 PM, by PICKIE98

    Another dark and windy, rain-is-coming day. It was a good day at work, but it is getting more difficult each day.... Read more

  • Tuesday - Lunch Break

    6/20/2017 1:14:53 PM, by SWALLIS7

    I've been working on my protein intake. I've had 3 eggs today between breakfast and lunch. As soon as I get done with my Spark post, I'm going to use the rest of my lunch break to walk around the building. Tonight I plan on spending time on my treadmill again after dinner. One reply to my blog y... Read more


    6/20/2017 11:59:40 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers today my son birthday he is 44 he had brain tumor last year me and my hubby thoght we were going to lose him but God had plan for him we just so blessed and thankful for his surgeon i had to take mom to doctor this morning and go to beauty shop yesterday so i have been busy but i will b... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    6/20/2017 9:32:32 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is a much cooler day here today, with a chance of rain throughout. i will know in a few days whether or not i got that job. in the meantime, i will keep active and continue to take care of myself. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    6/20/2017 7:48:27 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    198 386 Sparkers... Read more


    6/20/2017 12:00:41 AM, by JOANN25

    I was in so much pain today with my knee and back plus a headache that I didn't do as much as usual. Hope tomorrow will be a better day. Hope everyone had a good Monday and will have a fabulous Tuesday. ... Read more

  • Rainy day and exercise video

    6/19/2017 8:16:03 PM, by KB214R3

    Could not go use walking trail so I tried Sparks videos .Picked out several I thought was at my level this morning.Ow am I sore this afternoon! I used muscles I did not even remember I had.This is not to say I could follow perfect (never having done them) was slower and I got confused but I kept m... Read more

  • Up and down

    6/19/2017 3:15:28 PM, by SUE4491

    Kind of down again today. Saw photos on social media..DS had a family gathering for Father's Day and not only didn't invite us but when I had asked him about that two weeks ago, he said DIL was too stressed so they weren't going to have a gathering. I think if he had told me beforehand, it wouldn't... Read more

  • Dragged behind the wagon...

    6/19/2017 2:09:32 PM, by GOALYEAR2017

    As I reflect back on my progress this year I am not sure how I feel. Has this year flown by , or what? I had imagined myself being at least 25 pounds slimmer by now but I have settled with 15. Fifteen is a dream come true compared to gaining weight! I am very happy about that. Today I have rea... Read more

  • Week 25: Slowly but surely

    6/19/2017 12:21:18 PM, by MAGLITE7

    My weight loss has definitely slowed down since my summer break started. I am still keeping with my exercise and training, now for both a sprint triathlon in mid-July and a 10K in early August, but I admit I have relaxed a bit food-wise. I am still tracking everything and still making the vast major... Read more

  • it's monday

    6/19/2017 10:57:16 AM, by MOMMY445

    i have a phone interview for a 2 month contract position as an office administrator. i know i will do well. i have done some research online on the company, so i will have some knowledge about the company before i speak with them. my daughter is rooting for me to get it and so are quite a few people... Read more

  • Sparkcoach

    6/19/2017 10:46:30 AM, by MISSA526

    I recently passed on French fries. What temptation have you passed on recently?... Read more

  • Monday morning

    6/19/2017 9:52:32 AM, by PICKIE98

    I rested well, rose, showered, did my morning ablutions, did some more cleaning and sorting. I have some more bill-paying on tap for today. I love paying insurances, don't you??????... Read more

  • Turned Down

    6/19/2017 8:24:39 AM, by JULMATT

    Saturday was my mom’s b-day. I bought her some books, but dad gave her the one thing she asked for. A hot fudge cake from the ice cream store. Before he left to get it, he asked me what I wanted. I proudly said, “I do not want nothing.” Felt like a miracle had taken place in my life. I TURNED DOW... Read more

  • Is anyone familiar with Southwest Airlines person of size rule?

    6/19/2017 8:09:55 AM, by TIMIDHEARTED

    I am flying to AZ in a few weeks. I am scared to death I won't fit in the seat. The catch is someone else has bought my ticket and when I voice my concerns they say sweety you are not that big you have nothing to worry about. But I am worried. Has anyone ever utilized the complimentary seat option? ... Read more

  • storms may put a wrench in things..

    6/19/2017 8:06:13 AM, by TIMIDHEARTED

    Today I am supposed to start cleaning out the garage. Unfortunately this is also suddenly a day that is supposed to be full of the back up plan will be working on clearing out and organizing my spare bedroom. I have summer break to get things to the point where I can maintain them durin... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    6/19/2017 8:04:45 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    386 Sparkers... Read more


    6/19/2017 7:53:51 AM, by SMIDGON

    It's been awhile. The family has been through so much. After Johns passing. Hubby and I still haven't come to terms with it. Some bittersweet memory can strike and I'll have a melt down. The 5th of June marked 8 mos.. About a month ago, I lost my 30+ yr. BFF . She had a palsy that ... Read more

  • Monday Morning 6/19

    6/19/2017 7:30:28 AM, by SWALLIS7

    Today my goal is to eat more protein. I seem to fall short in that area. Tonight I also have a date with my treadmill after dinner. Excited about getting back on track with it. This was my "saving grace" last time around. It helped me get extra exercise in and kept me away from just sitting on the c... Read more

  • First part of my trip - Rome

    6/19/2017 4:08:21 AM, by GOANNA2

    Met with my cousin who is 93 and her daughter. Suzanne and I in a Rome street with beautiful oleander behind us. A Roman soldier. Re-enactment for the parade celebrating the end of fascism in Italy in 1946. The horse was friendly. The parade went past the Colloseum. The fighter jets ... Read more

  • Sunday

    6/18/2017 10:44:33 PM, by FUNNYFACE101002

    Happy Fathers Day. I'm still here. I'm not as active but I'm still doing the plan. I am drinking my water, eating at least 25 grams of fiber. Eating my fruits and veggies too. I also get to eat other foods. Nothing is off limits to me but I do eat less of it. Last night I had nothing planned for di... Read more

  • Week in Review

    6/18/2017 9:14:16 PM, by SWALLIS7

    It was a busy week. Had major vehicle repairs that added additional stress, traveled for work which usually meant poor food choices, and holiday dining for Fathers Day. Despite the challenges this week...I kept on target with my goals. Drank plenty of water! Logged all my food. Plenty of activity ... Read more

  • 2017 back at SP

    6/18/2017 6:23:26 PM, by KRIKRI4

    I found my earlier account, logged in and yes I was still there. I adjusted my current age and weight to today, deleted some old irelevant blogs and try to find my way back into this community. I realized I have to start all over and more, being 81 kg is too much So from tomorrow I will start my st... Read more