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  • On The Lighter Side

    2/28/2017 8:32:14 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    334 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Day 27 month 2 of reboot

    2/27/2017 9:38:04 PM, by MLIEN913

    Today has been a challenge. The dog decided to howl and bark starring at 4am. Even after going out then and again at 5am she still made noise. I finally convinced her to shut up after our usual morning walk at 6:35am. Sheesh! Work has been challenging today too. I've now been told that I have to ha... Read more

  • Back in the step game

    2/27/2017 9:15:29 PM, by FUNNYFACE101002

    I took two weeks off from winning on the challenges with fitbit but I am back and I want to win. I didn't like not winning and so I am going for the gold. I'm guessing it will take 150,000 steps to win but I can do it. Here I go. I only have 24,000 for today. Need to get moving.... Read more

  • Why?

    2/27/2017 5:26:41 PM, by PASTORSHA

    Has anyone seen the program"My 600 pound Life? I have and my heart goes out to these wonderful yet hurting people. I cheer them on and get so happy when they achieve their goals. Yet, I am not 600 but 226pounds I can't seem to stay motivated to lose 35 lbs. Why? What's missing in me to keep me going... Read more

  • it's monday

    2/27/2017 1:17:17 PM, by MOMMY445

    a new day is well underway. today, after school, my daughter has basketball practice. she loves to try things at least once. I am now following her example. she now takes the same shoe size as I do, so sometimes she asks me to borrow a pair of my shoes. she is growing up before my eyes. hard to beli... Read more

  • Week 9: Ironman Challenge Week 1

    2/27/2017 12:03:30 PM, by MAGLITE7

    Started a new fitness challenge today: the Ironman Challenge at my local Y. I have up to 6 weeks to complete all the distances in the Ironman Triathlon. Got 8 miles in on the bike today, and planning on going on a 1-2 mile walk later today. Next week is my spring break so I'll be able to spend... Read more


    2/27/2017 12:02:22 PM, by MSANN59

    hey all i have been doing skinny jeans challenge has anyone else seen results i give it A PLUS really working my hips and thighs putting burn on them with the 30 day ab and squat challenge inches really coming off let me know who all have tried it remember we fired up!! 9... Read more

  • Today!

    2/27/2017 11:30:13 AM, by LCDDUB

    Good Morning Sparkers, Sitting here thinking what to write and the mind is going blank. It's that kind of day, so I'll wish you all well, get your workouts in, eat right and enjoy your day... Carpe Diem 386... Read more

  • Feeling blessed !!!

    2/27/2017 11:07:41 AM, by BIGOPENHEART

    Today I Have to do a clear liquid diet all day and be npo after midnight for a procedure tomorrow. The awesome thing is that I feel full already. Thanks to following this amazing new life style change today does not seem impossible. I have already done some chair cardio and plan to go for a walk. Fe... Read more

  • wean off meds help/suggestions?

    2/27/2017 10:06:12 AM, by TEDYBARE0

    Hey all! I'm looking for natural and homeopathic ways to reduce pain. I take Tramadol 2-3 times daily for chronic fibromyalgia pain, and I also take heavy doses of nsaids and muscle relaxers. I'd like to get off of everything even if it means living with the pain despite its debilitating effec... Read more

  • Monday morning

    2/27/2017 9:52:36 AM, by PICKIE98

    It was a nice, peaceful weekend for me. The sister issues notwithstanding, I had a chance to catch up on some personal things and just plain relax. I spoke with my cousin who just returned from The Netherlands Saturday evening. She was the one I guided through the Trust and Mom-care process, ... Read more

  • New Struggle

    2/27/2017 8:40:07 AM, by JULMATT

    Life has not been kind to me since January when I promised myself to get back on track and be more alert to the stress and emotional eating. Little has gone in a good way since then. I know life throws you curve balls and bumps all the time, but one right after the other takes a toll on anyone. W... Read more

  • Think

    2/27/2017 8:33:57 AM, by MICHELE13281

    Need to think thing through before making plans that can't be kept. Ex: made plan to go to gym after work, well I am exhausted after work, 12 hours of work plus an hour of travel is tiring. So I don't go then feel like a failure cause I didn't. Think things out as to when you can do a work out. 58... Read more

  • Sheesh, ANOTHER restart!!!

    2/27/2017 8:20:08 AM, by PEABODY04

    I suppose as long as I keep restarting and trying, I will at least not get worse. Unfortunately, I have been gaining! I have gained this last two months, instead of losing as I had planned. I lost about 25 pounds the beginning of last year and was thrilled with the progress, but this year I have ... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    2/27/2017 8:09:31 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    101 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Dreading the weigh in...

    2/27/2017 7:48:30 AM, by UGAGIRL719

    This weekend was difficult. We had friends in town and a bridal show Sunday. I did OK on Saturday, not great but OK. H However, I was not prepared for the cakes, cookies and desserts at the bridal show yesterday. Then there was the "after party" and dinner at the Indian restaurant. I didn't l... Read more

  • Day 26 month 2 of reboot

    2/26/2017 9:14:13 PM, by MLIEN913

    As much as it hurt, I took a nice long walk with the dog this morning. It was only 1.5 miles but it was lovely. Today was much cooler than yesterday by approximately 25 degrees. Still, it was a beautiful morning. I love walking with her just as the sun rises on Sundays because there are so few peop... Read more

  • This is For Me- So I can remind myself

    2/26/2017 9:05:51 PM, by BOLEBRON

    1) What were 3 things you did exceptionally well in 2016? a. I joined the Winter Biggest Loser Challenge. I did not do that good but just being allowing myself to be part of it was great. b. I took more advantage of the outdoors. I usually do not like the fall and this year I made sure I did ... Read more

  • Need to hook up the Wii.

    2/26/2017 8:29:12 PM, by SIMPLYSHERRY

    I have had the Wii for a long time and used to have it plugged in. We used it all the time until a person told me that the Wii is just a glorified gaming system that promotes laziness in Americans. She told me the only exercise worth doing included a gym or the great outdoors. I stopped exercisin... Read more

  • Cruising along

    2/26/2017 6:37:24 PM, by FAMIEC

    I jumped on the THM bandwagon on 9 Jan and I'm down 15# with no exercise. I quit Diet Coke/Coke Zero on 18 Jan after a 30+ year addiction. I have had no least not deliberately. They put that crap in everything! I am getting used to separating my fuels and don't have to think about it so... Read more

  • how many gallons do you weigh ?

    2/26/2017 5:28:13 PM, by STEPHANIE0131

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  • Starting again.

    2/26/2017 3:02:17 PM, by POSIE70

    Gained back my 40lb loss from last 2 years due to neck injury and comfort food...not feeling so comfortable now am I! Now to get BUSY and lose those awful cravings! It's hard when you're hurting.... Read more

  • Sunday afternoon

    2/26/2017 2:00:37 PM, by PICKIE98

    Today I have done very little, but accomplished a few things. I am still sorting through some personal papers and addresses from Christmas cards and funeral condolences. Still no word from my sister after her call to the Trust attorney, complaining about me..... Read more

  • 2/26/17

    2/26/2017 1:29:16 PM, by KATRINAKAT23

    Well I have been home for a few days now after surgery. Surgery went well but did have a few issues in the hospital. I am glad to be home and just have to brave the outside but I don't have to go out for a few days anyway. I still haven't been able to apply for unemployment as my job hasn't s... Read more

  • Today!

    2/26/2017 12:17:11 PM, by LCDDUB

    Good Morning Sparkers, Read a post a few minutes ago how that "Sparker" saw Sunday as their day to 're-focus' and another that this was a 'fresh start' for them. An awesome way to see today and something we all miight want to consider. To that I'll add the gratitudes for all I have and so oft... Read more

  • Exercise advice overload

    2/26/2017 11:18:41 AM, by TYNITERRAPIN

    I am really enjoying this site but I wish there were more articles on healthy eating and nutrition. I feel inundated with articles on exercise. Which is great but I'm not an athlete, I started with a few routines and goals and am easing in to them getting comfortable and developing the habit of dail... Read more

  • Thankful for the encouargement !!!

    2/26/2017 10:06:11 AM, by BIGOPENHEART

    I just want each everyone of you to know how much it means to me to have your support, You are so amazing and I am thankful for your help. I wish all the best for each of you. If there is anything I can do just let me know. Have an amazing Sunday. {{{Hugs}}}... Read more

  • Feb 26

    2/26/2017 9:00:08 AM, by LORNAANN

    Ok so I started off good, then picked up several extra shifts at work and there went every thing...I actually gained 0.8 lbs in the last 13 days...what the heck??? I'm not frustrated right now...I'm angry...I need to stop putting every thing else ahead of my health....I'm spending the day making a p... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    2/26/2017 7:26:17 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    104 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • New chapter in my life

    2/26/2017 2:26:46 AM, by JODI-LEAH68

    In March I'm relocating for my job to Indianapolis,IN. I am nervous and excited.... Read more

  • Am I eating enough?

    2/26/2017 12:05:55 AM, by TYNITERRAPIN

    I am consistently under my calories but I'm worried that I'm too under. Most days I have 400+ calories left. Today I only ate 791. I want to celebrate that I'm this low but don't know if it's really a good thing. My range is 1300-1600. I love food but now that I'm tracking everything I eat I just... Read more

  • Day 25 month 2 of reboot

    2/25/2017 7:15:38 PM, by MLIEN913

    It was so lovely today I took a nice 4mile hike. My hip gave out on me after a while. Shamefully I didn't eat before heading out. Finances are tough this week. The spigot on the furnace broke and that shot a huge hole in the budget. I'll be making chili tomorrow for next week's meals.... Read more

  • it's saturday

    2/25/2017 2:56:44 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter is off with her friends for the day today. so i get the day to do what i want until she comes back home. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • Broken bottle blues

    2/25/2017 2:48:08 PM, by MY3FLUTTERBIES

    Woke up early. Decided to take the dog for a walk. Met up with my sister and walked in the fresh morning air 45 minutes. Went our separate ways and as I just rounded to my home block I slipped on the ice. My knee took the brunt of the impact, but it'll heal. My awesome water bottle won't. It... Read more

  • Gas prices

    2/25/2017 12:31:21 PM, by PICKIE98

    In regards to yesterdays' blog, I will note that the price of gas here was $2.35/gal. I had a $.70/gal discount at Kroger. I filled my tank that was half FULL, then filled two two-gallon cans, and three five-gallon cans. We will notice a slight dip in our gas usage by not mowing Dad's lawn i... Read more

  • Eating Whole Foods

    2/25/2017 11:49:40 AM, by RKT1965

    I've really been concentrating on eating Whole Foods and avoiding all processed. I'm thrilled with the decreased joint pain, better skin and energy. I also get to eat a whole lot more food. This mornings breakfast was chicken breast on a bed of cabbage, topped with guacamole and cherry tomatoes and... Read more

  • Saturday

    2/25/2017 9:00:59 AM, by FUNNYFACE101002

    I am not going to let the scale ruin my day. I have to admit it is the FIRST time the scale said that I have gained weight. I know and have read many times how this is going to happen but it has not happened to me. I have lost 158 pounds with no gain. Today it says I gained 3 pounds. There is a part... Read more

  • Today!

    2/25/2017 8:40:05 AM, by LCDDUB

    Good Morning Sparkers, Will today be a good day or not? Will I get exercise in or not? Will I eat with thought to what I'm eating and enjoy the experience or not? All choices along with the other, oh say 200+ or more each of us make every day. Most of them without even realizing it or putti... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    2/25/2017 7:57:06 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    244 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Keep on keto- ing

    2/24/2017 11:12:05 PM, by MY3FLUTTERBIES

    7 pounds down, staying in ketosis. I'm happy eating pepperoni cheese snacks and jalapeƱo poppers as they are some of my faves. Miss Pepsi but I'm staying strong with the water and I gained back half a pound the day I went over calories and under water. Working so far. Especially after I was intro... Read more

  • 2/24/17

    2/24/2017 10:17:33 PM, by HORSEMAN651

    I had a wonderful day being with my wife yesterday. Yesterday was my anniversary, we celebrate our 26. I set one goal that was not to get on the computer; which I did not get on. We listen to the 80's music and just relax.... Read more

  • Bored

    2/24/2017 9:53:45 PM, by MOMMYSPRINCESS1

    Ugh I hate when I'm home alone and I get so lazy and wanna shove food in my mouth when I'm not hungry. Logically I get I should get up off my butt and be productive, if only my body would listen to my head. I literally have nobody to keep me company my husband and I are the biggest home body hermi... Read more

  • Week One

    2/24/2017 8:49:27 PM, by TYNITERRAPIN

    I've made it through a whole week. I logged everything everyday, stayed under my calories every day, and had my water most days. I need to work on increasing my exercise. I'm down 4lbs. It's been a very emotional weekbut I'm proud and going to stick with it.... Read more

  • Day 24 month 2 of reboot

    2/24/2017 7:53:05 PM, by MLIEN913

    What a poppy day it's been. High stress, some poor food choices too. Got to get on track.... Read more

  • Another week

    2/24/2017 6:39:03 PM, by ARTSYAMY1

    So I was all happy and motivated last week after having lost 5 lbs in about 10 days. But then this week I stepped on the scale and gained back 3 lbs. Now I KNOW that our weight can fluctuate a couple lbs. each week and I even was talking to myself about the amount of sodium I had eaten a few days ... Read more

  • Friday

    2/24/2017 1:59:58 PM, by PICKIE98

    A cold, windy, rainy, overcast day here, but we knew we would get a payback for the last two days of record-breaking warmth. Sixty five degrees one day and 25 degrees the next day, typical Michigan weather.. I am still a happy camper because I filled my gas tank and cans for $1.65/gal with my... Read more

  • Chemo Day

    2/24/2017 1:42:50 PM, by HOKIENCLT

    I have chemo today. I am on maintenence and I only go once a week. Today is the only day I get stetoids. They are the bane of my existence. I lost 60 pounds with SP before my diagnosis. I gained 50 back with the steroids. This with me continuing to eat healthy. No use. I am trying again and have ... Read more

  • it's friday

    2/24/2017 12:48:27 PM, by MOMMY445

    another week is almost complete. i am taking it easy today. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,everyone and a great weekend!... Read more


    2/24/2017 12:16:48 PM, by MSANN59

    hey guys my dayghter lost her father-inlaw this morning and today my granddaughter birthday she 18 and my daughters was yesterday 49so i am just reminding all to love and communicate while family members and friends are still here be treated has you want to be treated with respect and kindness so if... Read more

  • I am still blessed!

    2/24/2017 11:49:30 AM, by PITTERPATT444

    I got to spend the last two days with my 87 year old Mother. I took her shopping and she is like the Energizer Bunny when she gets to spend time looking at things and trying things on. Now personally I do almost all my shopping on line so I do not see the appeal but she revels in it. We had a won... Read more

  • Achievement unlocked: 25 lb kettlebell swings!

    2/24/2017 11:35:37 AM, by MAGLITE7

    When I first started with kettlebells 2 years ago, I was going to a class once a week. I started out barely being able to swing a 10 lb bell, and worked up to a 15. I marveled at the ladies swinging 20 and 25 lb bells with ease and wondered how long it would take me to get there. Some weeks the clas... Read more

  • SFTW Day 3: The Struggle is Real

    2/24/2017 10:49:04 AM, by UGAGIRL719
    y3-the-struggle-is-real/ You know it's serious when my wine glass turns into my smoothie glass... Read more

  • Today!

    2/24/2017 9:33:35 AM, by LCDDUB

    Good Morning Sparkers, Today's blog will be short. Get your exercise in; eat mindfully, think about what you're eating and if you're hungry; enjoy your family and friends and the week-end. Carpe Diem 386... Read more

  • Cold

    2/24/2017 9:28:24 AM, by FUNNYFACE101002

    I'm setting here looking outside and freezing. It is cold and raining. Some of the rain is freezing on the bird feeders. There's thunder and lightning as well. Just a day to go back to bed. The birds are out and eating. I often think of birds and how much work they have to do to stay alive. We are s... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    2/24/2017 8:24:42 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    40 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Did it...

    2/24/2017 7:48:20 AM, by MOMMYSPRINCESS1

    I finally sucked it up took my first pill, my husband works nights so I'm up all night sleep most days. I don't think I felt much cept think it gave me heart burn. I guess I also didn't eat anything so musta worked...have physical therapy today I have broken back this is my second year 84 therapy ... Read more

  • Time for laughter!

    2/23/2017 10:37:58 PM, by GOANNA2

    Don't Mess With Seniors A retired older couple returned to the Mercedes dealership where the salesman has just sold the car they were interested in to a beautiful, leggy, busty drop dead gorgeous blonde in a tight mini-skirt and a halter top. ... Read more

  • Trying to get myself back.

    2/23/2017 10:31:56 PM, by FEELTHEPAIN

    I am in pain, Physically and mentally. I can't keep up with my grandkids. I have no energy and every joint hurts. My weight is affecting my libido too, I think. I am doing the best I can, but most days I bury the pain with food. I married a professional cook, and I like my own cooking. So we a... Read more

  • Great Day To Work Outside

    2/23/2017 8:14:19 PM, by TSHAIGOOD

    It was 91 today and we took the opportunity to move some power poles around. A friend said she wanted to see a picture of me in my hard hat, so here it is!! trish ... Read more

  • Day 23 month 2 of reboot

    2/23/2017 8:02:32 PM, by MLIEN913

    Bad day today. I had trouble controlling myself. I ate too much fat, salt, protein, almost everything. The only thing to slow me down was a big salad for dinner. Mostly kale, broccoli, carrots, blueberries and some nuts for crunch. I am really going to need to get under control tomorrow.... Read more

  • Thursday afternoon

    2/23/2017 3:48:08 PM, by PICKIE98

    A good day again today,, temps in the sixties and sunshine,,until an hour it is in the low fifties and overcast. I made a trip to the post office to make out a change-of-address for mom's mail, but got only a card to do it online,,for $1. I did it and hope the remaining mail of hers co... Read more

  • Three Accomplishments!

    2/23/2017 1:23:28 PM, by ALIHIKES

    SparkCoach today asked me to blog about three accomplishments that I am proud of. So here are three relatively recent accomplishments! 1. I have kept up cross country skiing, and have even improved my skills. Skiing with Barbara last month 2. I have worked hard to improve my hik... Read more


    2/23/2017 12:10:53 PM, by MSANN59

    hey ladies we have to keep our mojo going just a middle of the week reminded put you first cant help others if you not taking care of who YOU so just thinking about those 5 pounds or 100 pounds that you lost buy you something massage pedicure bracelet dress sooo just remember we going to do our very... Read more

  • How much weight should I lift?

    2/23/2017 12:07:18 PM, by MAGLITE7

    One of the things I am having fun with this time around is adding in weight training to my regimen. I aim for doing 10 reps of various exercises before fatigue, and have slowly been adding weight -- I am now up to 55 lbs on the bench press, 50 lbs for squats, 30 lbs for biceps curls, etc.. I also do... Read more

  • How long before we see results?

    2/23/2017 11:59:54 AM, by BIGOPENHEART

    40 I am bewildered by my progress. I have up my water intake to 164 oz a day and increased my fiber intake to 25-35 grams a day . Also I say under 1100 calories a day. I have been on it two weeks and haven't dropped a pound. Anyone have any suggestions? Thank you for your time. 381... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    2/23/2017 10:10:52 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • it's thursday

    2/23/2017 10:00:15 AM, by MOMMY445

    another mild day here today. my daughter says hi! i am keeping busy without overwhelming myself. i have still not heard back yet from the company i went for the job interview for last week. in the meantime, i am actively looking for other work. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,... Read more

  • Today!

    2/23/2017 8:14:45 AM, by LCDDUB

    Good Morning Sparkers, How is everyone doing going into the week-end. As I reflect back it doesn't seem like it should be Thursday. Time is such a precious gift and yet we waste so much of it. I know I'm as guilty, if not more so, than anyone else. Yet how often, after this, do we neglect o... Read more

  • Sweating for the Wedding: Day 2

    2/23/2017 6:57:02 AM, by UGAGIRL719
    he-wedding-day-2/... Read more


    2/23/2017 12:28:07 AM, by JOANN25

    This meant a lot to me. I have had so much going on but this week I have been increasing the number of steps each day. It's is only Wednesday and I did 10068 steps. I am taking this as a sign that I am putting my body up front and doing what it takes to keep it healthy. I plan to go to the... Read more

  • Starting the Spring Challenge

    2/22/2017 10:07:07 PM, by SPSIURSKI

    Yeah! Wonderful Wednesday! I have a new job, I'm moving back home, I'm starting a new self improvement program, and the new Spring Challenge with my fellow Dragons and Biggest Losers! I am more optimistic than I have been in a long time.... Read more

  • Wednesday

    2/22/2017 8:17:59 PM, by FUNNYFACE101002

    Today was a good day. We did babysit but they kids are our grandkids so its a bonus. I decided yesterday that I needed to call the cardiologist and get that heart cath set up. I need to get it done so it is behind me. Of course I didn't call them, they called me. Guess God knows I need nudges.... Read more

  • Day 22 month 2 of reboot

    2/22/2017 7:29:51 PM, by MLIEN913

    Today was OK. I ate well and exercised. Sadly, I'm still not feeling well. This bronchitis is taking way too long to shake. Headaches a lot too. Tomorrow is another day to succeed.... Read more

  • Wednesday afternoon

    2/22/2017 1:51:25 PM, by PICKIE98

    A foggy, overcast kind of day today here. I was having a great day until I made some egg drop soup and managed to actually DROP it all over the oven, counter top, cabinet doors, myself,etc. The drop part turned out accurate if nothing else... 24 . Since SAT no longer track, I just set it for ... Read more

  • a beautiful day

    2/22/2017 11:33:18 AM, by MOMMY445

    it started off being very foggy here today. now it is just slightly foggy. i started a different online course today that deals with grammar and other things like essay writing. it is a nice change of pace for me. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Hamilton

    2/22/2017 10:33:58 AM, by RAPUNZEL53

    Tonight my daughter is taking me to see Hamilton. Very excited about that.... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    2/22/2017 10:29:30 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    24 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Today!

    2/22/2017 10:03:43 AM, by LCDDUB

    Good Morning Sparkers, Here's to us all moving forward, my #1 goal for today. Feel like I've kept myself in a "pause" mode and need to break out of it. I know it's more of a mental game right now so I'm going to 'get that right' and push. No excuses, just do it. May all of you have t... Read more

  • New Day, New Goals

    2/22/2017 9:59:10 AM, by UGAGIRL719
    -new-goals/... Read more

  • Transformation

    2/22/2017 4:00:01 AM, by JACQUELINEJAX1

    That moment while watching a video clip of yourself and noticed the!!! I've been so focused that I have not taken the moments to really look at and also honor the progress. Almost 24 months later...beautiful and challenging; so worth the emotional work, physical work and the ... Read more

  • Going forward again

    2/21/2017 11:45:10 PM, by JOANN25

    It has been a while since I have came close to 10000 steps. Today I did 9132. Every gain is good for me. I started the day ready to move. Housework was the number 1 in my steps. Made 5 stairs played an instrument..altogether it added tobit. Tomorrow I plan to make excuses. My motto... Read more

  • Little things lead to big things

    2/21/2017 10:14:34 PM, by HEALTHYEMAN

    So many times we think big. If we restrict our calories to aim for a 1,000 calorie deficit every day of the week, we could lose 2 pounds a week! It seems that we're aiming for perfection. Instead, I'd like to focus on the good habits I've developed over the last few to several months. New ha... Read more

  • Happy day

    2/21/2017 8:42:16 PM, by FUNNYFACE101002

    I could not be happier. I got to cardio drum today. I love love love doing it. It is intense and fast. I think the clock moves so slow the first half of class then it starts down and it is over. I simply love it. The easiest exercise that is FUN to do. Tomorrow will be fun. We are going to a new pla... Read more

  • Tuesday

    2/21/2017 3:35:07 PM, by DAVIDJEANETTE

    Well on day Tuesday, week 2 of my program. I have lost two pounds even though the last four days were more of my old ways but with added veggies. I am seeing some progress. My stomach looks flatter. It may just be water but I will take it. I am excited to see where I am at week 10!... Read more

  • I've returned

    2/21/2017 2:58:44 PM, by ANGELGRAMMY

    So, here it is, a bit over a year since my last entry. I'm hoping to do a better job of getting into a healthier routine. I've been getting caught up on all the testing I've been behind on. I've also been getting frequent calls from my insurance, checking up on all the health issues I deal with, ... Read more

  • Tuesday afternoon

    2/21/2017 2:24:17 PM, by PICKIE98

    A rainy, humid overcast day here, time for indoor things. I ma glad things are settling down here for now. I surpassed my step goal again. After this coming week, the Spark activity tracker will not sync up to the site, so I will not replace it with anything, but just watch my activities and g... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    2/21/2017 2:04:30 PM, by MOMMY445

    another mild day here today, with the rest of the week being milder than is usual at this time of the year. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • 2/21/17

    2/21/2017 1:25:35 PM, by HORSEMAN651

    to go and exercise at least 3 times a week for 30 min each day you go, to eat smaller portions and think positive when down.... Read more

  • On The Lighter Side

    2/21/2017 12:59:21 PM, by NEPTUNE1939

    198 386 Sparkers... Read more

  • Anniversary of losing 107 lbs coming up and my present life!

    2/21/2017 12:20:34 PM, by SUE4491

    Photo is DH and I in the 1990's - younger and I was 107 lbs heavier than I am now! Been busy but mostly with caregiving of DH with my bicycle rides and workouts being a nice break. Don't see DS much - he is sad about DH, I know he is and hates to see his formerly bright Dad, in his presen... Read more

  • Day 3 off keto

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  • Love the skin your in.

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  • Starting over

    2/21/2017 9:53:30 AM, by DIPST999

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  • Envisioning myself fitter

    2/21/2017 9:43:30 AM, by MAGLITE7

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  • Today!

    2/21/2017 8:53:32 AM, by LCDDUB

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  • A New Beginning

    2/21/2017 12:48:28 AM, by RACHAELDG82

    My first blog...ever. I am a wife and proud mother. I am in my thirties and I have Cerebral Palsy and confined to a wheelchair. I have a Masters degree. I am an avid reader and love movies too. I enjoy writing and making jewelry in my spare time. I am also a dedicated member of my church. I didn't h... Read more


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  • Day 20 month 2 of reboot

    2/20/2017 10:53:42 PM, by MLIEN913

    Happy Presidents Day. It was rough working today. At least I ate well and kept active. Oddly, this evening I started having severe muscle spasms in my legs. I mean, pain that locked my legs. Most of them were in the muscle just above my left knee but some were on the right side of my right calf too... Read more

  • Better Tracking Wish

    2/20/2017 10:40:45 PM, by TYNITERRAPIN

    I wish the food log was more diverse at tracking in a way to differentiate or denote healthy calories and fats vs empty ones. I would like to, at a glance, see when I was high on calories/fat/etc. because I ate an avocado and almonds vs cake and ice cream. There is a big difference an... Read more

  • Top Reviewed Electric Wheelchairs of 2017

    2/20/2017 6:09:19 PM, by ZKHAN6

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