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  • Sparkcoach

    8/17/2017 8:42:22 AM, by MISSA526

    I know I've had a good workout when I feel a little tired but giddy! How do you know when you've had a good workout?... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    8/17/2017 7:17:01 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    224 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Today

    8/17/2017 12:56:37 AM, by CPCONE

    So tired. No real motivation... Read more

  • last summer day before returning to teaching world

    8/17/2017 12:44:22 AM, by LOVELY*LADY

    I hope this is relaxing and memorable in a good way... Read more

  • 2 months journey

    8/16/2017 10:11:51 PM, by SYLBA61

    2 months into my healthier me journey: brown tank top (size 5X) taken 6/17 @ 235 lbs - white tank top (size 3X) taken 8/16 @ 213 lbs. On my way.... Read more

  • New Home Purchase Trials and Tribulations...

    8/16/2017 6:58:14 PM, by NAPAQTPIE

    524 I think this is going to be more of a vent than anything so I apologize in advance. We found our forever house (1 payment to go and our current is paid....go figure) and are in the painful process of paperwork, lender/inspector/appraiser and so forth. All was set, we got through the inspectio... Read more

  • Wednesday afternoon

    8/16/2017 4:16:26 PM, by PICKIE98

    It is a nice sunny day here, albeit very humid. I did my last minute errands, so tomorrow is just packing for the trip and checking my lists again. If I was going to a big metro area or even a small town, I would not be so strict about my things, but when I say this place is small, I mean there i... Read more

  • 2017 MY DAY WAS GOOD

    8/16/2017 2:12:09 PM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope you all are doing ok i was caregiver today i went with better attitude and omg great difference my aunt bp was back down she dont have to go back until november and took mom grocery store we got thru that so i didnt stress myself out just took my time and pray every day for strengt... Read more

  • Fixing a Mistake

    8/16/2017 2:11:39 PM, by KNITTINGKITTY

    Today's coaching assignment is to blog about a mistake and how it makes me feel, and what I did to fix it. And I actually am making a mistake today! So - perfect timing. Last weekend, I made a batch of vegetarian chili. I put all the ingredients in the recipe calculator, and determined th... Read more


    8/16/2017 1:00:48 PM, by ALFBUNDY

    I was grocery shopping today & wanted to BUY something that was NOT ON THE SHELF! However, there was a CART with boxes stacked on it, with SEVERAL SEALED BOXES of what I wanted. NO employee was in the aisle for me to ASK to OPEN A BOX, so.....I did it MYSELF! LOL I took 2 packs out of it, put the... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    8/16/2017 10:15:22 AM, by MOMMY445

    i was able to get quite a few errands done the other day. today i am focusing on taking better care of myself. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Starting Fresh

    8/16/2017 10:02:35 AM, by MISHALUB

    249 Looking forward to new challenges and whats in store... Very excited!!! This journey has been one I've tried several times... Hoping that with some help and accountability - this time i will be able to succeed. Its not about a diet but about making healthy life choices. Let's get this party... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    8/16/2017 7:34:51 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    244 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Auto Stress

    8/16/2017 1:17:25 AM, by LOVELY*LADY

    I am trying not to stress out about more auto repairs. Seems like after spending so much money that I should have just gotten a new car. I hope this latest repair will make me think otherwise.... Read more


    8/16/2017 12:34:47 AM, by JOANN25

    I took some time off from SP this week ... just a lot going on. For those who have been keeping up with me, my son had his gall bladder surgery a week ago. He goes back to the doctor tomorrow for his follow up and hopes to go back to work at least by next Monday. As for me, I have rested from... Read more

  • Tuesday evening

    8/15/2017 7:20:43 PM, by PICKIE98

    I did a lot of work today! I did four loads of laundry, which is not much for me, but up and down those stairs, hauling baskets, sorting through my closet to purge..I got THAT idea from my dear spark friend Trentdreamer. I tossed shirts, tried on about a dozen or so and organized them. I also fo... Read more

  • No-show nurse

    8/15/2017 7:13:02 PM, by TROYERMICHELE

    Spent the better part of an hour this afternoon doing emergency cleaning due to an appointment I had forgotten where a nurse from my insurance co. was coming to my house today to update the insurance co's records. My cheeks were bright red, I was dripping with sweat and I exacerbated the migraine I... Read more

  • Keeping attitude 'real'

    8/15/2017 4:02:41 PM, by MARJIJANE

    It is so easy to jump back into old habits and use food as a comfortable soother...we all know that life is not always the way we want it to be, nor are all the people in our lives. but!!! we carry on... and there was never green bean or bowl of ice cream that did not put us in our 'place'... the... Read more


    8/15/2017 12:01:19 PM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers had great workout this morning cardio crazy squats crunches bands circuit training then fixed me some tuna on toast for lunch i am doing better with my choices eating to get more protein thanks all for your wonderful support so i am just going to rest up today caregiver tomorrow doctor ... Read more

  • Progress 1

    8/15/2017 11:42:57 AM, by MINDYMCR

    I have only been involved with this site for about a week. I haven't had any actual weight loss, but have been gaining muscle due to moving into a really hilly neighborhood. I ride the bus to work and home and can't get to either place without walking up hill. That being said, I burning more calorie... Read more

  • National Relaxation Day

    8/15/2017 10:41:27 AM, by LOVELY*LADY

    Just learned about this day from another blogger on Spark. Guess I better relax today.... Read more

  • It's All An Act!

    8/15/2017 10:30:05 AM, by LUCKYREDHEAD

    I came back to Sparkpeople about three weeks ago, determined to stick with it and get it right this time. There was a weekend away with family, I fell (jumped and barrel rolled is more accurate) off the diet/exercise wagon, and missed a bunch of days. When I got back on track, I restarted my two cha... Read more

  • Denial

    8/15/2017 9:13:40 AM, by SUEHECK1

    Denial - it's so insidious. It keeps me believing I can eat anything I like and not worry until I can't find clothes that fit or I'm huffing and puffing up the stairs. Denial - it's the thing that lies to keep the status quo. Denial - it's what allows me to pretend nothing's wrong. Today... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    8/15/2017 7:23:57 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    386 Sparkers... Read more

  • New Recipes "Healthy Recipes" No calories listed *UPDATED*

    8/14/2017 5:35:52 PM, by MISSCANBEWRONG

    So I figured I would try something new and started looking up healthy foods etc low calories and what not. I came across this website... and came across a recipe for salmon which I have never had before. I really hope that I like it. Problem is that I find the recipe but, the person never... Read more

  • day 52/14

    8/14/2017 4:22:20 PM, by DONDAIN

    Personal Best streak for days logging in to Spark People. I did it. There were a couple of days during this time that I was really tired and did not want to get on the computer but I did anyway. I am super excited that I made to continue the streak for as long as I can. Let's see how long ... Read more

  • Six years later

    8/14/2017 3:29:42 PM, by CPCONE

    Welp apparently its been 6 years since I was on here. I have given birth to four beautiful children and have only the two of my girls. I now have a 21 year old girl, a 15 year old daughter, a 7 year old son, and an almost 3 year old Daughter. Yes, I had one last child after my son. I haven't ev... Read more

  • it's monday

    8/14/2017 1:59:23 PM, by MOMMY445

    a new day is now underway. i had a pretty good day yesterday. my daughter says hi. today, i am getting back on track with my eating and exercise habits. i have quite a bit of things to accomplish this week. i will tackle one task at a time. i am getting my life in better shape. i have heard from sev... Read more


    8/14/2017 11:46:42 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well had great workout this morning changing my routine getting to my smaller goals this morning i had boiled egg and cheese stick i really felt better i am getting more protein my biggest meal is at lunch time and about 3 i will eat a snack maybe blackberries the aro... Read more

  • Air

    8/14/2017 9:56:36 AM, by KOI239

    Most people take air and breathing as just there, but those of us who struggle to breath everyday know different. Every little thing I do, such as walking to kitchen or bathroom leaves huffing and puffing. I have the very best filtration possible for my home and that helps some, but going out side i... Read more

  • Late start today

    8/14/2017 9:43:23 AM, by TENORBOY

    I didn't feel well last night so I went to bed early. Then, of course, I couldn't sleep. So instead of getting up at 5:30 to workout, here I am at 9:42, still at home. I'll workout after breakfast.... Read more

  • Can't Finish Food

    8/14/2017 9:38:07 AM, by MISSCANBEWRONG

    Have you ever made yourself a meal and then sat down and started eating to only end up filling yourself up but, you already calculated a full serving for calories? Do you adjust your calories or leave them as they are so then you end up eating less through the day? I noticed when I created my profil... Read more

  • 21 day challenges

    8/14/2017 8:15:11 AM, by CLANPHERE

    Well today starts a 21 day sugar detox as well as a 21 day fix fb challenge with some friends. I have been on a rollercoaster with my nutrition and in a slump with getting regular workouts in. School in our area starts next week so I am trying to get myself back in a routine, which has been a cha... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    8/14/2017 8:14:43 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    198 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Relaxing

    8/14/2017 8:07:56 AM, by LOVELY*LADY

    I have a day to do whatever whenever however yeah... Read more

  • day 51/13

    8/13/2017 11:29:00 PM, by DONDAIN

    Today has been a great day. It is one of my dogs 9th birthday. We found him in my mom's front yard 8 years ago. The vet said he was about a year old when we found him so he is 9. We had a little party for him. Tomorrow will represent a new personal best streak for logging in to Spark People. I almos... Read more

  • Dippin Dogs

    8/13/2017 9:26:47 PM, by DRAGONSTAIL

    Today I took my dog to the pool for the once a year dippin dogs event. They let dogs swim on the last day of the year for the pool before they drain it. I must say that Sammy was a lot better behaved on his walks tonight since he was already tired out a bit from the pool and running around with a... Read more

  • Making Changes and Setting Goals

    8/13/2017 9:22:04 PM, by MISSCANBEWRONG

    So I am always on Social Media looking at whatever scroll my way... and I have decided that I am taking myself away from Facebook at least that site since it seems to be me saying stuff to entertain myself rather than anyone I know giving a hoot... not that they are supposed to but, anyway I am tryi... Read more

  • Sunday afternoon

    8/13/2017 5:35:34 PM, by PICKIE98

    I did not get much exercise in today because I did not sleep well at all last night. I feel tired today. Tomorrow I will start doing some laundry and vacuum packing some of my clothes. I have some beverage bottles in the freezer to keep in my cooler until get to the cabin. I also started making... Read more

  • Sugar %$#^&*!!!

    8/13/2017 11:54:17 AM, by JULIAAMUNCY

    Sooooooooooo.............. sugar has gotten it's super-glue tentacles latched onto me again! Arrrrggggghhh.........!! I know better, and have been "off" sugar before, but I made the fatal mistakes of eating it again; at first just a tad here and there, but have increased to full-blown addiction - ... Read more


    8/13/2017 10:54:50 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing well today i am just being still today just cleaning and then just chilling tell me what you all are doing today i am being like computer today REFRESHING enjoy your day love you all going threw clothes for homeless people i will put in box in the morning KEEP SPARKIN... Read more

  • Something has changed - for the better

    8/13/2017 10:43:44 AM, by HOLLI64

    I don't know what caused it, but I have had no heartburn this morning, even when drinking my coffee. I did wake up with some joint pain, but it quickly disappeared when I started moving around. I still have twinges in my right breast and underarm, and there is still a strange, crawling feeling ... Read more

  • Needs

    8/13/2017 7:34:49 AM, by SUEHECK1

    Looking back over my life I realize I've been there for others anytime they needed, and yet, I haven't given myself what I needed. I've needed to say no. I've needed to walk away. I've needed to follow my own heart towards what I've wanted, needed instead of working around others needs all the... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    8/13/2017 7:22:47 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    4 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Humour!

    8/13/2017 2:18:58 AM, by HOKIENCLT

    Not everything is setious. We all must laugh. Here is a funny for you!!... Read more

  • Hurting Feet

    8/13/2017 1:39:09 AM, by LOVELY*LADY

    I went shopping for hours yesterday at two different malls. One store didn't have a lot of options so I went to another mall where the big name store had more options. I walked from one end of the mall to the other in both cases. I really walked with speed moving around absent minded shoppers trying... Read more

  • Saturday evening

    8/12/2017 8:49:21 PM, by PICKIE98

    I did my exercises this afternoon, hauled two more boxes of things from the basement, mostly college papers to shred. We are to never come upstairs empty-handed, thus making the basement cleanup somewhat less when we begin after my vacation. Every little bit helps. Tomorrow I will steam cl... Read more

  • Orcas Island: relaxing and inspiring

    8/12/2017 5:36:26 PM, by ALIHIKES

    My week at Orcas Island in Washington was relaxing and inspiring. I attended a creativity workshop for one week, and my friend Martina and I enjoyed exploring the island for an extra couple of days. The Northwest has been covered by smoke from wildfires; I was grateful it was cooler and less smoky o... Read more

  • it's saturday

    8/12/2017 4:02:58 PM, by MOMMY445

    it was raining here a while ago. the rain actually felt refreshing. perhaps it will bring down some of the humidity that is hanging around here. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • My beloved Jade

    8/12/2017 3:12:33 PM, by ROBINWASLEY

    Well I got a early (6:22 am) wake up kiss from Jade...thinking she had to go potty I pulled my very tired self out of bed to take her out. Got her outside and she does absolutely nothing but stare down the family of kittens!! Omg...I was like really??? But yet very happy to see she was coming around... Read more

  • Busting Exercise Excuses

    8/12/2017 11:09:18 AM, by MRSHOBBITGRUDGE

    "I am so tired. I don't feel like doing anything. I just want to rest." "I had a stressful day at work. I just want to chill out and relax." "I don't have any time to work out today." These are some of my most often-used excuses not to exercise. And I am sure a lot of people have heard thes... Read more

  • Getting Back on Track

    8/12/2017 11:04:24 AM, by MISSCANBEWRONG

    So after last night, I knew that I had to get back on track and not get sucked into eating "the good stuff". I was searching through my facebook and seen some people I had gone to high school with and then started realizing that I really need to get it together because I know that there are people w... Read more


    8/12/2017 10:38:50 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are doing ok had great workout this morning we had dance party this morning about 8 of us having fun we dont pay the trainers but they give us a lot of advice so they were asking anyone have any questions my weight goes between 201 and 190 but inches are fading way way smaller ... Read more

  • Stop Following Directions

    8/12/2017 10:29:50 AM, by KNITTINGKITTY

    Today's entry is a little silly, but I'm writing it down so I remember to do it! I have always enjoyed eating oatmeal for breakfast. My mom made a big pot of it and served it with milk and sugar. It was morning comfort food. Although I never much cared for the packets of instant (sugary glue!) ... Read more

  • Tired

    8/12/2017 10:29:45 AM, by LOVELY*LADY

    Tired...not sleeping early...taking naps...staying up late...this has got to stop... Read more

  • day 50/12

    8/12/2017 10:22:28 AM, by DONDAIN

    So, Taylor Swift's song "You Belong With Me" came on the radio the other day and it got me thinking about things. On how growing up so much emphasis is placed on how the girl looks and that determines the guy she will get. I remembered growing up and seeing all these girls in the bathroom making sur... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    8/12/2017 7:18:34 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    91 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • My Journey...

    8/12/2017 1:17:14 AM, by ROBINWASLEY

    Though we make goals in our lives we want to reach, some how, and some way life, and people in our lives always seem to slow us down. Especially when we are the type of person that always cares about everyone else..and seems to put them before ourselves!!! Darn how do we ever break this cycle?... Read more


    8/12/2017 12:01:15 AM, by JOANN25

    My Fit Bit ... It keeps up with everything I do and encourages me to do better. I had an active day yesterday with house cleaning and keeping two great grand daughters. When I got up this morning it was missing and I haven't been able to find it. Hopefully I can get another one soon as it really ... Read more

  • Lost track of days, but it will come back to me

    8/11/2017 11:33:17 PM, by NWME4EVRMARYANN

    It's been exactly one month since I posted my last blog. I am not very good with my carry thru, but I am going to keep trying. I had all the rest of my remaining teeth pulled on July 27 (3 days before my 65th birthday). Thirteen teeth are now history. Actually, all 26 are history. The ... Read more

  • day 49/11

    8/11/2017 8:56:38 PM, by DONDAIN

    Still here. Did not have a chance to get on before work. I am tired but I got on anyway. Logged in and over 100 pt. Goal of 50.... Read more

  • I splurged

    8/11/2017 7:28:34 PM, by MISSCANBEWRONG

    I have had a stressful few weeks and I have been doing really good on my diet, but I splurged today and ate two homemade cheeseburgers... shouldn't have done it but I did not eat any lunch I only ate breakfast. I need to get back on track tomorrow. I shall not deprive myself once in a great while. T... Read more

  • Over ate today

    8/11/2017 6:50:55 PM, by KATRINAKAT23

    Geez, wrote a blog and poof it disappears just as I am going to post it. Very annoying. I went over on my calories today. I ate healthy just ate too much of it. I was hungry though. Oh well tomorrow is a new day. 593... Read more

  • Friday evening

    8/11/2017 6:07:50 PM, by PICKIE98

    This morning I rose to get ready to go to get a pedicure. I immediately unplugged my alarm clock! YES! DD ran errands while I was at home cleaning drawers, purging old shirts. I also brought more things upstairs for my trip to add to my food prep tub., I actually have a disposable Bic grill... Read more

  • NEW VIEW!!!!

    8/11/2017 3:37:48 PM, by MARJIJANE

    Okay!.. my DH has decided to join Spark to give me support! H wants to lose 10 lbs!...I will always welcome support... he stood 'outside' the first time I came through SP... so this time he will be with me in the "fray". Does a 247 nyone else have that kind of spousal support?... Read more

  • 08/11/2017

    8/11/2017 2:42:04 PM, by JOANNEO5

    It has been a while since I have been on Spark People. I have only gained weight and my health problems are getting worse. I am going to try so hard and learn to maintain. My goal is to lose 10 pounds by the end of Fall. I will do a little at a time and not be in such a big hurry. I deserve thi... Read more

  • Miss My Spark Friends

    8/11/2017 12:48:22 PM, by 60SIXTY

    It has been 5 1/2 years since my last blog entry. I was struggling with health challenges and a dead computer. 382 During that time, I gained about 50# while on a medication. I saw 5 doctors. Had lots of tests, and continued to get worse. In January 2017, my latest doctor upped m... Read more

  • A Little Setback

    8/11/2017 12:03:00 PM, by DEARSWEETIE1

    I had oral surgery today, and for the next few days I will not be able to stick to my diet. However, I have bought all low fat, sugar free and low sodium products. Will have part of my face on an ice pack and rest. So, I am still doing the best I can, through this little setback. ... Read more

  • Will 15 lbs make a difference?

    8/11/2017 11:59:08 AM, by MISSCANBEWRONG

    So I have been working on this whole diet thing for almost a month now and so far I have only gotten down 15lbs according to my scale. Now my main problem is not being able to go out and do a lot of exercising because my weight is restricting a lot of things that I could do as far as being physicall... Read more

  • 2017 SIT-UPS 250 TODAY

    8/11/2017 11:40:22 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are well had great workout this morning did cardio crazy and rowing machine i went hard today the wow did 250 sit-ups 100 ab crunches 100 leg raises 100 power punches and circuit training 20 min so i am resting the remainder of the day tell me what you are doing enjoy your day ... Read more

  • it's friday

    8/11/2017 11:05:43 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! my daughter says hi! both of us are looking forward to soccer fun day this sunday, which also is my birthday. a double celebration! yay! i am feeling even better today than yesterday. i feel i did really well in my job interview the other day. i will know by early next w... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    8/11/2017 7:50:34 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    4 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Fat

    8/11/2017 6:39:07 AM, by LOVELY*LADY

    I tried on clothes at the mall yesterday. I am so big. I really need to lose weight.... Read more

  • That moment...

    8/11/2017 1:29:07 AM, by MARJIJANE

    When you realize that success once at SP can equate to a second chance to beat failure... I CAN DO THIS!!!! So different to say that out loud! I'm back!... for sure... no doubt! ... Read more


    8/10/2017 10:58:10 PM, by DEARSWEETIE1

    So far so good...I am pleased that I am doing all the right things to get my health and body back in shape. I pray that by Sept 12, my numbers are down so I will not have to be put on diabetes medication. I treat everything in one day increments. I don't look behind, nor ahead. I just am t... Read more

  • Hearts good

    8/10/2017 9:10:13 PM, by FUNNYFACE101002

    Had my heart catheter today. I'm good. That's really good. The bad is what is causing the chest pains and low pulse and blood pressure? Back to square one. The hardest part is no exercising till Sunday. Can't pull or push or lift with my arm or do anything that will raise my pulse. Oh my gosh. I s... Read more

  • I Just Quit Reading or Listening to Politics

    8/10/2017 8:33:46 PM, by HOLLI64

    I got obsessed with politics this year, and it's really been getting me down lately. I never used to care about it. People in Washington are going to do what they're going to do, and we have no control over it. I'm not an activist type person, so I decided to just try to make my little corner of the... Read more

  • All or Nothing? Nah.

    8/10/2017 7:42:40 PM, by LUCKYREDHEAD

    When it comes to dieting, I've always been the kind of person who goes all in. Like so many of us, I've tried every weight loss plan under the sun. We all know how it plays out, right? I'd lose some weight quite quickly, start feeling good about things, relax my habits, and gain all the weight back ... Read more

  • it's thursday

    8/10/2017 6:25:06 PM, by MOMMY445

    i am feeling a bit better than i did the other day. i feel i did well on the job interview i had this afternoon, my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Cravings are changing

    8/10/2017 5:51:20 PM, by MRSHOBBITGRUDGE

    I've been back on SP for about 2 1/2 weeks now. I am starting to notice that my cravings aren't bothering me like they used to. I don't have urges to consume a lot of sweets or junk food, and I'm not as inclined to make a junk food run to the closest convenience store or gas station. That's a b... Read more

  • First day of retirement!

    8/10/2017 12:48:18 PM, by PICKIE98

    DD and I went for haircuts and I also got a follicle hueing. I made a decision to not get it again for at least six months to see what my natural color looks like. If it is more salt than pepper, I may just leave it Au Natural`. I am starting to embrace the older person that I am now. It is a slow ... Read more

  • Feeling a Bit Frustrated and Overwhelmed

    8/10/2017 12:03:03 PM, by MISSCANBEWRONG

    So here is my issue I am having today. I have a ten-year-old daughter who I am TRYING to homeschool/un-school and I know everyone has their own opinion of that, but I have absolutely a very good reason as to why I am doing this where I live. So we lived in one town in Indiana and the school there wa... Read more


    8/10/2017 11:47:28 AM, by MSANN59

    hey sparkers hope all are having great day great workout this morning my body feel just unbeliveable like it not mine before my transformation at 345 i thought i was just going to keep feeling bad omg i was so wrong i have been heavy for so long like i am coming back to my high school days if that i... Read more

  • Continuation of cruise - Chania in Crete, Mykonos, Aegina.

    8/10/2017 11:38:48 AM, by GOANNA2

    It's been a while since I had the chance to post a blog as it was difficult to get to a proper internet connection. Chania, Crete.Mosque is still there from the days of the Ottoman Empire. The beautiful port of Chania. This is what I call a real Frappe (iced coffee) Beautiful M... Read more

  • day 48/10

    8/10/2017 9:09:12 AM, by DONDAIN

    It is early, the beginning of my day. I have not done anything with it other than take my vitamins and play with the dogs. Oh yea, I gave them breakfast too. I'm looking forward to work and might do a little workout before hand. I slept really well last night. The Yankees won last night. It's an all... Read more

  • On the lighter side

    8/10/2017 7:51:34 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    4 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • It begins

    8/10/2017 3:54:34 AM, by LIFESTYLEREDO

    Without getting into too much detail, as it's really personal for me, I had a near-death experience a few years back that changed me forever. I came out of it believing with my whole heart that I was given a second chance at life. Despite all good intentions, I've wasted that chance so far as I've... Read more

  • Exercise

    8/10/2017 12:28:44 AM, by LOVELY*LADY

    Exercise oh exercise where at thou my exercise... Read more

  • Keeping at It

    8/9/2017 11:51:10 PM, by VAL_G46

    Worked out this morning, been very busy and getting behind in lots of things and taking on too much again. I don't think the word "NO" is in my vocabulary! And that includes food! Saying no too it that is. It's too hot too cook too much and I had a simple salad with cheese for dinner, not bad... Read more

  • day 47/9

    8/9/2017 11:07:54 PM, by DONDAIN

    Today is day 47/9. It's nice to see the consistency. I want to keep it up. I'm beginning to do a little more movement in my day. Just adding a little bit at a time with a little bit of strength movements too. I will be starting my bowling season soon and I want to be in better shape for it. I want t... Read more

  • Trolling along

    8/9/2017 7:59:25 PM, by HOKIENCLT

    Trolling is a fishing term for those of you who may not be fishers. We would fish for bluefish in the Chesapeake Bay when I was growing up by trolling. You would drop your line and then whoever was driving the boat would move along very slowly. It was slow and boring. I did not like this style of fi... Read more

  • Exercising

    8/9/2017 7:32:21 PM, by MISSCANBEWRONG

    So here is my dilemma. I am a very big girl so I guess Exercising isn't the easiest for me right now so I have these resistance bands which I use to try to build muscle or strength for my arms however, I have no clue how to even put that in as something that I am doing and if it is burning any calor... Read more

  • Finally retired.

    8/9/2017 7:06:29 PM, by PICKIE98

    I signed resignation papers this afternoon and when I got to my workplace, the entire management staff was there with a customized plaque, a cake made of cupcakes, and a large bouquet of flowers! They had the entire staff circle around me and list my accomplishments, pictures and hugs all around. ... Read more

  • Frustrated with this weight loss..

    8/9/2017 5:03:03 PM, by ROBINWASLEY

    I am so aggregated with this weight loss because as soon as I think I'm losing my weight goes back up due to my dumb IBS. Sometimes I wonder if it's all worth it!!! Ugh...😬... Read more

  • lack of character

    8/9/2017 4:49:36 PM, by KRIKRI4

    pff 82.3 kg this morning... Read more

  • Lost some weight

    8/9/2017 3:31:25 PM, by SLIMNANA53

    Well 2 days ago I went to the doctor and found out I had lost 12 lb wow!! HAPPY ME. 😊... Read more

  • Back in the saddle

    8/9/2017 1:55:11 PM, by JIGGLYRN

    Wow, 128 days ago I started this journey. Well, after a hiatus of sorts I'm back in the saddle. Weight went up a what. Time to re-focus. I've tried to eliminate the scale, that didn't work. I bought a new scale which seems to be uber accurate. I'm tracking my foods everyday and I'm going... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    8/9/2017 1:25:24 PM, by MOMMY445

    i'm feeling a bit better today. i am doing some stuff today that i have not had time to do much of this week. i did see a counsellor the other day and that was a huge help. i am now more focused on where i want to go and what i want to do in my life. my daughter says hi. it is a beautiful sunny day ... Read more

  • Disappointed

    8/9/2017 12:59:32 PM, by MISSCANBEWRONG

    So I created this account over a year ago and I gave up on myself. I made one blog post and I just gave up. Well, things have changed since I started this account. I hadn't lost any weight and I ended up gaining weight, I got married and moved to another state. Since July 14th, 2017 I have put mysel... Read more

  • 5k done

    8/9/2017 11:55:42 AM, by GIGGLES911

    I woke up this morning with only the ambition to jump on the treadmill and just do what I could at best 10 min of running. I read posted and read some more spark people articles got on my treadmill and 35 min later I completed 5k. So for those of you just thinking you just need to get up and sta... Read more