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  • How I got here.

    4/30/2016 2:30:41 PM, by ELIZASHORE95

    So, I work as a receptionist at a leisure centre and one of the perks is free use of the facilities and classes. I started working there in August and I weighed about 190 pounds, hadn't really done any exercise since I'd left school (about 4 years before starting work there). I didn't really think I... Read more

  • Good day so far

    4/30/2016 2:11:50 PM, by KARRIEJAYNE

    Got up and picked blueberries with my daughter, then came home for housework. Off work today, so hopefully I'll enjoy the rest of my day.... Read more

  • 5k Walk to Cure Arthritis

    4/30/2016 1:48:02 PM, by JACQUELINEJAX1

    Great morning for walking! Fun and memories!... Read more

  • Saturday, cold Saturday

    4/30/2016 12:34:20 PM, by PICKIE98

    It is cold and windy, overcast. Our forecast was for sunny skies and a nice warm temp of 54 degrees! Ha! I am just taking it easy doing dishes, laundry and reading. I at least got a nice thing at the gas station: $.70/gal off the price,. so I paid $1.66/gal. Next month, I have $.80/gal discoun... Read more

  • NEW CHALLENGE

    4/30/2016 11:17:21 AM, by MSTXFL

    521... Read more

  • Brick House!

    4/30/2016 10:37:26 AM, by RBCJALANI

    I am strong and indestructible !... Read more

  • Today!

    4/30/2016 9:54:19 AM, by LCDDUB

    Hope everyone is having a great start to their week-end...Carpe Diem 386... Read more

  • Feeling down; but won't let it get to me!

    4/30/2016 9:31:11 AM, by DOROTHY58X

    Have chores to do and dinner to make. Watching movies on TV as I work. Interlacing exercise with my cleaning of the apartment. It's going to be a great day, no matter what!... Read more

  • Image Change

    4/30/2016 9:21:49 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    If it were only this easy. 24 ... Read more

  • Fell off the sugar wagon

    4/30/2016 8:35:51 AM, by 1BOOMBALATTY

    I really cheated: buttercream frosting and graham crackers. Yikes. Fortunately, I swam for 1/2; water aerobics for an hour; weight training for 30 minutes; painted a bedroom. I guess I felt I deserved it. ... Read more

  • Spark coach

    4/30/2016 8:20:31 AM, by MISSA526

    To me health means being able to walk a mile and not get winded. It means eating healthy 80% of the time. It beans getting to a happy weight and not feeling so embarrassed going out in public (something I need to work on personally). It just means feeling content in general.... Read more

  • Using my tools

    4/30/2016 6:47:44 AM, by POOLE215

    My first blog. I thought I would share. A lot of you didn't know but I joined Weight Watchers at work in January. I purchased a Fitbit in March and I'm pleased to show how well I've been doing with my points. My weekly goal is 59. But with reaching my daily goal and water aerobics which I've excee... Read more

  • Picking Back Up

    4/30/2016 5:01:44 AM, by JULMATT

    Last week I had been on a roll with eating and exercising. Finally felt as if I was back on track. Did not last. Once again an unexpected life issue came up. After managed to get four days straight of exercising and eating right I found myself running back and forth between the hospital to see my... Read more

  • desperately in need of sleep

    4/30/2016 12:08:05 AM, by MLIEN913

    Wow. The dog is very hyper tonight. I sat with her, brushed her, took her out for a walk and she's still active. I'm so sleepy I can barely type this blog. 102 In the morning supposed to go a renaissance faire. I'm feeling confused though, because my dear cousin's funeral is finally sched... Read more

  • Day 4... Anticipating a major change

    4/30/2016 12:05:44 AM, by 4ASMALLERME

    I've been taking meds for heartburn for over a year now and I desperately want to quit. But it's not so easy. My meds are "proton pump inhibitors" and they work by decreasing the production of stomach acid. When you stop taking them suddenly, your stomach goes into overdrive and will overproduce aci... Read more

  • Salt-free restaurants

    4/29/2016 11:33:30 PM, by SANDI2218

    I wish the fast food industry would get a clue... we need something on their menu that has low sodium. Even the so called salads are full of some kind of sodium. They either add salt to the chicken or some kind of teriyaki sauce that's loaded with the sodium. It's impossible to go out to eat. I have... Read more

  • Days 4-5 the 30 Day Stay WIthin My Calorie Range Challenge!!

    4/29/2016 11:24:08 PM, by WHYTEBROWN

    Hey Sparkies, So I failed to blog yesterday but I was just super tired, it wasn't that I had fallen off the proverbial wagon and was hiding. 30 I'm have now actually stayed within my calorie range for 5 days straight!! 244 These 5 days haven't been the easiest especially today when my plans ch... Read more

  • Well I be!

    4/29/2016 10:42:47 PM, by WILLOWWEST

    I started with a trainer on Monday. I also started eating 1400 to 1800 calories a day. That is three meals and two nutrition shakes a day. Some light stretching and some very light exercise. As of today, I've lost 5.2lbs! Who would have figured putting that much food in you would cause you to lose... Read more

  • Last Training Before Race Tomorrow

    4/29/2016 9:29:40 PM, by BMCC488

    Having the morning off yesterday did me a world of good. My brother did take the boys out for a little while which was nice and peaceful. I was feeling pretty exhausted and wanted to sleep forever. I finally fell back asleep and my mom woke me up, needing help because she was in pain and needed me t... Read more

  • Today's inspiration.

    4/29/2016 8:57:43 PM, by SABRAMOWI

    "If you want to fly give up everything that weighs you down. "... Read more

  • UGH

    4/29/2016 6:07:27 PM, by KARRIEJAYNE

    So, my daughter graduated nursing school yesterday...so proud of her. Took pics, but didn't post any of us together. Look like a beached whale next to her. Just really having a horrible couple of days.... Read more

  • Friday

    4/29/2016 2:36:00 PM, by PICKIE98

    Still not much sleep last night, but we ran errands today for six hours. gas station for air in tires, on the way to haircut appointments. Next was the fruit market, then Kroger for staples and Rx's. After a quick lunch, we went to Dad's to collect mail, etc. then to the library. I could not... Read more

  • Fibro Issues

    4/29/2016 1:15:05 PM, by CAMIL416

    It is very quiet at the office today. It's a small office and I am the only one here today. I have been fending off a fibro flare since before I started the move last month. I think it finally caught up with me. Even though I have been sleeping well and getting about 8 hrs. most nights, It i... Read more

  • Friday! Friday!

    4/29/2016 11:55:52 AM, by DOROTHY58X

    I love Friday's dinner! Friday is the first night of the Jewish weekend and I thoroughly enjoy the traditional dinner. Tonight I will have chicken soup (no matza ball as I have a gluten allergy), sweet carrots (tsimmis), sweet potato, a lettuce salad and a baked chicken breast. Desert will be fr... Read more

  • Yay!!

    4/29/2016 10:46:37 AM, by MISSA526

    Getting some medications 💊 in today! Will make life much easier! And migraines soooo much easier to deal with 😃! Still awhile till I get rid of them but I'll settle for just minimizing them. Hope everyone has a fabulous start to their weekend! ❤... Read more

  • A Sugar High?

    4/29/2016 10:16:39 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

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  • Two years...WOW!

    4/29/2016 9:08:23 AM, by MLM2588

    Wow it's been two years since I have been on here. I am still the weight I was before I dropped off the face of the earth XD... I did gain weight over the past two years I was up to 235 but then I got pregnant in July 2015 and lost 20 lbs. I then got back up to 235 in my third trimester and then los... Read more

  • it's friday

    4/29/2016 8:23:41 AM, by MOMMY445

    another week is coming to a close soon. another month is almost done,too. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i am enjoying a much needed day off from running errands. i am continuing with my spring cleaning efforts. that is something which i need to get done so i can have even mo... Read more

  • Today!

    4/29/2016 7:40:03 AM, by LCDDUB

    Early start; off to the gym before the Dentist at Noon. Hope everyone has a great Friday and working into the week-end...Carpe Diem 386... Read more

  • Rainy days ahead

    4/29/2016 5:43:17 AM, by 1BOOMBALATTY

    Working out indoors, including painting.... Read more

  • Joke of the week

    4/29/2016 4:47:53 AM, by GOANNA2

    A LIFE IN THE CIRCUS > > A couple who work at the circus go to an adoption agency. > Social workers there raise doubts about their suitability. > The couple produce photos of their 50 foot motorhome, which is > equipped with a beautiful nursery > The social workers then are doubtful abou... Read more

  • Hit my fitbit goal

    4/28/2016 11:56:36 PM, by KNM321

    Got a new fitbit and i reached my goal of 5000 steps. And i also got my living room, dining room and hallway clean along with 2 loads of laundry. Yay... Read more

  • Day 3... Ate too much but still had a positive day

    4/28/2016 9:50:14 PM, by 4ASMALLERME

    It's interesting reading people's posts here at SparkPeople. So many here are doing AMAZING and have WAY MORE discipline than I do. Truly, I am so envious! But it's disheartening too. People complain that they've only lost 0.5 a pound this week. That's the wrong way to look at it I think. Be th... Read more

  • Are those actually big????

    4/28/2016 9:15:30 PM, by TRACEEE24

    Back in december, i bought a misfit. A cheap $20 fitness tracker. I couldn't talk myself into spending the money on a fotbit because i didnt think inwould actually use it. I thought i would buy it and forget or give up. In january, I started walking around at work to get steps. My initial goal was ... Read more

  • no good deed

    4/28/2016 5:48:05 PM, by CORKYLEE

    Doing my therapy exercises and walking....feeling great....started cleaning one area..led to another..led to another...pulled my back and tweaked my knee...no good deed goes unpunished.....lol....... Read more

  • Nutrition

    4/28/2016 4:26:19 PM, by CAMIL416

    I have been thinking hard about my eating practices. The feedback I am getting from tracking my meals is highlighting flawed awareness from me about what and how much I am eating and less than stellar choices in food Items on my part. My new plan is to start exchanging things slowly so it's ... Read more

  • Another rainy day

    4/28/2016 4:05:35 PM, by FUNNYFACE101002

    Yes this is getting to be old news. Yet another rainy blucky day. It's cold out too. Earlier it was almost snow. I'm sure others around the area got snow. I'm ready for sunshine. Sunday is May. Maybe then. ... Read more

  • quiet times

    4/28/2016 4:04:45 PM, by SBECKER526

    I am enjoying a time of planning. I will be facilitating a discussion on the book, The Faith Club for our residents. My team consists of Barbara Hetrick, Chaplain Carl Wenzel, and me. We will present this program to the residents at the May Town Hall. I am very happy to be involved. I have ... Read more

  • The scale finally moved again

    4/28/2016 3:20:03 PM, by MLIEN913

    Since it was my birthday yesterday I decided to weigh myself to compare later. I was happy to see that I was down 5lbs more. Let's see if I'm still down after the sushi feast yesterday.... Read more

  • a sunny day

    4/28/2016 1:42:34 PM, by MOMMY445

    a cool sunny day here today. my daughter says hi. all the birds say cheep,cheep! have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • Loving Spring

    4/28/2016 1:37:16 PM, by JEM2929

    Spring is my jam. Everything is new again The sun stays out all day The clouds are big and fluffy Rainy days warm me to my core All the animals are having babies Fledglings are getting ready to leave the nest The garden calls my name, and for once I will listen I've spent so much time outside w... Read more

  • Thursday afternoon

    4/28/2016 1:16:57 PM, by PICKIE98

    Did not sleep well at all this week.. the pounding, throbbing , glass-shard-in-the-kneecap pain keeps me awake in pain. I also got sick at work today, so finished some work and came home early, after drinking a Glucerna to help get rid of the nausea. It did not help much, but when I got home I rela... Read more

  • Making progress

    4/28/2016 11:21:20 AM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    In the last two weeks, I have eaten healthier foods, increased my fruits and vegetables, increased my cardio (120 minutes last week + 30 minutes weight training), and lost 3.6 pounds. I am hoping to get to 4 lbs by Saturday (my official weigh-in day). I am very happy with the way things are going. I... Read more

  • Missed Workout

    4/28/2016 10:19:45 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Have a full blown sinus infection that's blasted my energy level. Postponed Bench Press & Front Squat. 24 We disconnected cable TV years ago. Got tired of PC biased news & crap programming. ... Read more

  • Today!

    4/28/2016 9:18:23 AM, by LCDDUB

    Hope everyone has a great, productive Thursday...Carpe Diem 386... Read more

  • Don't tell me I can't

    4/28/2016 9:16:30 AM, by TRACEEE24

    If you tell me I can't do something, you are just going to push me even more to show you I can, so thank you!! Amazing video about athleticism. I'm learning that I am an athlete and can only strive to be a better athlete. If the link doesn't work and you are interested, google, "Ted Talks Louise... Read more

  • It's great to be alive!

    4/28/2016 9:07:41 AM, by DOROTHY58X

    Love yourself and everyone else!... Read more

  • Good Day, Sunshine!

    4/28/2016 9:05:37 AM, by DOROTHY58X

    Happy today; hope you are too!... Read more

  • Truths about growing old - by Julie Andrews

    4/28/2016 8:53:52 AM, by GOANNA2

    Julie Andrews Turning 79 - this is hysterical! To commemorate her birthday , actress/vocalist, Julie Andrews made a special appearance at Manhattan's Radio City Music Hall for the benefit of the AARP. One of the musical numbers she performed was 'My Favorite Things' from the legendary movie 'Sound... Read more

  • A Short Post

    4/28/2016 8:49:00 AM, by SUZYB53

    I planned my meals for today! Yeah! This thing about developing new habits is hard. I definitely get immediate feedback from my body and my mind when I eat well and exercise. But still....there are so many pieces of prep and planning to do. And between getting products out the door for work and ... Read more

  • LORD HAVE MERCY

    4/28/2016 6:11:45 AM, by SMIDGON

    Well, we took John to the oncologist yesterday afternoon. There was some areas, but, the oncologist felt they were scar tissue and such. He will be watching them. However, there are 3 suspicious spots on his liver! He will be having a biopsy. Then, if confirmed, he will have to have C... Read more

  • Getting my home repairs done

    4/28/2016 5:39:22 AM, by 1BOOMBALATTY

    Up and down ladders, crawling around the baseboard painting. This site overestimates the calories burned. I wish it were accurate. I'd be losing tons of weight.... Read more

  • Feeling stuck

    4/28/2016 2:32:40 AM, by RUKIA990

    I was down to 103 at the start of april but now it's back at 105 and doesn't seem to budge. The only difference i can figure is i have been coming in under 1200 when i eat the "normal" pattern i tend to follow otherwise. I'm struggling to hit 1200 calories without a ton of soda and junk since for me... Read more

  • Fighting my Demons.

    4/28/2016 1:41:41 AM, by ITSUXSTOBEFAT

    Starting this new lifestyle, I have numerous other things i need to work on as well. And I feel like they are all connected. I don't sleep until 4 am usually, which means I won't get up till 2-3 pm. Which means my husband and parents are watching the kids in the morning and I am also not eating brea... Read more

  • 6 Week Plateau

    4/28/2016 12:59:24 AM, by MAYMA05

    It is almost 6 weeks without any weight loss. I have changed up my workout routine and added more strength training. I have also started measuring my ingredients to keep the calorie counting accurate. I am also going to try eating a larger breakfast then I have been to see if that makes a difference... Read more

  • Day 3 the 30 Day Stay WIthin My Calorie Range Challenge!!

    4/27/2016 11:21:58 PM, by WHYTEBROWN

    Hey Sparkies, So today was another good day despite being a long and tiring one. I got up this morning and did my Insanity: Max 30 Sweat Intervals video and as you can probably tell by the name it was no joke. I did well though and I definitely noticed that it was better than my other 2 rounds ... Read more

  • Lots of Things Going on Again

    4/27/2016 10:29:45 PM, by BMCC488

    Having the boys three day shifts in a row is exhausting. I didn't get a true night off on Sunday night either since I needed to get up so early on Monday. Since my brother didn't work during the day last week, I invited my niece to come over today to help. Well, that was good but also chaotic. I had... Read more

  • Day 2... Dealing with stress

    4/27/2016 9:56:23 PM, by 4ASMALLERME

    Today actually started off rather well. I'd had a fairly good day yesterday and stayed within my calorie limits, woohoo! And this morning was off to a great start. I had some time to read before the family woke up, went for a walk and did some work in the garden. Breakfast was smoothies and the kids... Read more

  • Happy birthday to me

    4/27/2016 8:02:43 PM, by MLIEN913

    Another year marked on the calendar. I love being able to say I'm 54 and seeing the surprise on people's faces. Now that working on getting into shape and eating healthy people will be even more impressed. Loving life!... Read more

  • P90X2 Update

    4/27/2016 6:20:54 PM, by AHALTOM

    I'm four weeks into the P90X2 program, and I have never felt stronger in my life. I'm progressing at exercises that scared the Hell out of me, and caused me to brush P90X off when I was searching for my soulmate workout. I remember saying, "there will never be a reason for me to have to do a p... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    4/27/2016 4:00:23 PM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful,sunny day here today. i just found that my parents will be moving in the next few months, closer to the biggest city in the province of canada where i live,ontario. that means i need to get to their place and go through what i still have there as soon as i can. i am also going through st... Read more

  • Note to Self

    4/27/2016 2:31:33 PM, by TRACEEE24

    Dear Self, Your are subscribing to facebook posts from Women's Running and Fitness Magazine.... Who knew you would ever want to do that?!?! I am so proud of the goals you are setting and what you are doing to attain your goals. Keep up the hard work!! Your results will come. I know you have b... Read more

  • Finally back to the pool

    4/27/2016 2:11:34 PM, by 1BOOMBALATTY

    I love water aerobics and feel week enough to get back to it.... Read more

  • Wednesday

    4/27/2016 1:33:16 PM, by PICKIE98

    I surpassed my step goal by over 1,200 steps so far. Not much going on today after work except bills and light housework. Going to do some more stretches later,hoping to help the knee pain.... Read more

  • Otter Bench Hike: Canyon views and wildflowers

    4/27/2016 12:23:30 PM, by ALIHIKES

    Yesterday I hiked the Otter Bench trail (about 7 miles, with lots of gentle up and down elevation) with 2 friends. We had glorious weather. The first mile of the trail was through the typical high desert landscape -- sandy soil, rocks and lichen, and juniper and sagebrush. But as we approached the c... Read more

  • Today!

    4/27/2016 10:19:34 AM, by LCDDUB

    Today up 2 1/2 hours LATER than usual; the way of life and not being in charge. Which is fine by me...Carpe Diem 386... Read more

  • TODAY

    4/27/2016 9:57:47 AM, by SMIDGON

    Yesterday when Hubby took John to the urologist. The urologist said, depending on the report today from the oncologist, then he would decide on whether to remove the Stent and not replace, or to replace it. You see, they have to be dealt with every three months! We go to the oncologist ... Read more

  • A Sparker in Action?

    4/27/2016 9:41:55 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    244 224 334 211 ... Read more

  • I made it

    4/27/2016 9:18:46 AM, by FUNNYFACE101002

    Sometimes I keep my goals like secrets. I keep them close to the vest. I don't want to let others know for sometimes good reasons and sometimes silly reasons. Yesterday I met one of them goals and that was to get 30,000 steps in one day. It was crazy and took most of the day but I did it. It says I ... Read more

  • Spark coach

    4/27/2016 8:41:39 AM, by MISSA526

    My mom has been my greatest weight loss supporter throughout all of this. She encourages my and helps he get back on track. She's also helping me cut down on cigarettes without losing my mind lol.... Read more

  • Starting over

    4/27/2016 6:11:41 AM, by KNM321

    It's been awhile since I've been on and haven't been actively trying to lose weight for a bit now. I got on the scale and wasn't happy with what i saw. I thought i was down and i had gained. I have a goal in mind but also realize i need smaller ones to reach so the Big ones won't seem so out of r... Read more

  • Eat 2-3 Meals a Day

    4/27/2016 12:46:39 AM, by PNWLINDA

    I'm doing pretty good on increasing my vegs. I was doing good on lowering carbs. but fell off the wagon lately, so need to get motivated again. I'm still happy with the fact that I'm eating more vegs. My problem is that I don't want to eat meals and if I get into the snacking mode I don't eat the ri... Read more

  • Bad start to my week

    4/26/2016 10:08:45 PM, by ONEAGLESWINGS36

    Well if having your pain doctor go off on a tangent about something and make you all tense tells you how I am doing right now. I am not doing well because I am in pain from my procedure I am still very sore from it. It was done yesterday morning and I am in agony right now. The behavioral contract f... Read more

  • Day 2 the 30 Day Stay WIthin My Calorie Range Challenge!!

    4/26/2016 9:07:15 PM, by WHYTEBROWN

    Hey Sparkies, So today was my second day of my 30 day Calorie Range Challenge and it was a good one. My calories according to my Spark Nutrition Tracker are 1305 which is 245 calories below my maximum daily calories so 244 for that. Also on the exercise front this morning I did my Insani... Read more

  • Need to have a biopsy next monday

    4/26/2016 6:45:43 PM, by DOROTHY58X

    Went for mammogram today and I need a biopsy on Monday to check some fibrous tissue. I'm tired and a bit nervous about the procedure.... Read more

  • a cooler day

    4/26/2016 6:32:07 PM, by MOMMY445

    it started off raining here and cool. now the sun is shining brightly and it is still cool outside. that is okay with me and my daughter. all the birds say cheep,cheep! i get to hear quite a few different birds chirping outside these days, including robins and cardinals. have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • Six inches in a month!

    4/26/2016 4:38:28 PM, by SHIBI_HUNTRESS

    Since the boys broke the scale (I wrote about it a couple of blogs ago - but the boys are my husband and our best friend, J), I've resigned myself to measuring down my loss with a tape measure. Now that I've lost 6 inches in a month, I can safely say that using a tape measure is definitely les... Read more

  • Today!

    4/26/2016 2:58:16 PM, by LCDDUB

    Happy Tuesday; up 2 hours ealier than usual, already got my workout in...Carpe Diem 386 ... Read more

  • not a failure

    4/26/2016 2:55:57 PM, by CORKYLEE

    Allowing these pounds to accumulate does not make me a failure...not going to a gym does not make me a failure...inability to move knees and shoulders does not make me a failure....asthma does not make me a failure......acknowledging the problems are a win....moving more every day is a win...doing r... Read more

  • Oh holy update!!

    4/26/2016 2:33:20 PM, by MISS_BETH12

    OMG I had NO IDEA I haven't posted here since 2013! A LOT has happened the last 2 years!! So the biggest thing is I got divorced on January 4th. It is by far the best thing I ever did for myself! I was unhappy for a very long time, I actually almost filed in 2014, but I gave it one last shot. I... Read more

  • Make everyday be a NEW DAY

    4/26/2016 1:28:16 PM, by RBCJALANI

    Onward & Upward! #not who I was yesterday #don't know my tomorrow #making TODAY GREAT... Read more

  • Tuesday

    4/26/2016 12:49:07 PM, by PICKIE98

    Doing some more stretches today, looking forward to a few days off at the end of the week...... Read more

  • Slacker

    4/26/2016 12:43:13 PM, by MLIEN913

    I feel like I've been a slacker this week. Saturday, Sunday and Monday were all crazy jumbled days. I did not eat well, mostly because I forgot to eat or only ate once. My exercising was off too. I did a lot of walking but little else. I'm doing better today, but tomorrow is my birthday.😆 I can't... Read more

  • Nutrition

    4/26/2016 12:28:42 PM, by CAMIL416

    So I have been eating too many calories and I just have to fess up to that. This week going forward I am taking a good hard look at everything I decide to eat. My diet is seriously out of balance. I need to spend more time building food plans. Mostly I take lunch to work. The sad part is I usua... Read more

  • Staying strong

    4/26/2016 12:23:18 PM, by FUNNYFACE101002

    Just going to keep plugging away. Eating in my range and walking. Getting as many steps as I can. ... Read more

  • LISTEN TO SPARK PEOPLE FOR GOOD RESULTS

    4/26/2016 12:13:44 PM, by JOANN25

    I have had some off-track time the last couple of weeks due to several things....sick, tired, etc. Today I am getting back on track...eating intuitively and listening to my body. I got up early and did a boot camp workout ... had to start over on this as I had missed several days. Did some walki... Read more

  • Feeling good!

    4/26/2016 11:50:41 AM, by MISSA526

    Already got most of my exercise in. I'm going to have a light lunch take a shower and finish up. I already did the cardio so I shouldn't work up much of a sweat lol. I just need to do some core and very light lower body work ( still dealing with the pain from my knee surgery). I cannot wait for May ... Read more

  • So the journey begins

    4/26/2016 11:45:25 AM, by CANDO16

    3 years ago I had lost 30 pounds through Weight Watchers, great program, lots of wonderful support. I ran 3 days a week, went to the gym and walked every evening. My weight was a good weight for me, my cholesterol and blood work was all ok. Then came a night where I was out running and I fell. I... Read more

  • New class: HIIT

    4/26/2016 11:42:23 AM, by MAGLITE7

    In my continued ups and downs, I decided to add one more motivator. Now that my semester is ending, I have some more flexible work time, so today I tried a High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) class. It was tough, but awesome! We worked through about 12 different stations, not staying at any one ... Read more

  • Aid to Drinking Problem

    4/26/2016 10:48:54 AM, by NEPTUNE1939

    Mighty helpful. 33 198... Read more

  • BAD COUPLE OF DAY

    4/26/2016 10:44:10 AM, by KARRIEJAYNE

    So, I haven't been logging my food or blogging for the past few days. Thursday my daughter graduates from college with her nursing degree. Pictures will be taken, which I am not looking forward to. I am very proud of her. My kids and I have been through a lot, so for 1 of my kids to have accompl... Read more

  • Workouts without the gym

    4/26/2016 10:04:48 AM, by 1BOOMBALATTY

    Does painting count? I have lots to do f home repair projects going on.... Read more

  • Day 1... The Beginning?

    4/26/2016 8:47:12 AM, by 4ASMALLERME

    I've been on and off SparkPeople for many years now and have had very little success with it. But it's not the fault of the website as much as it is mine. For a variety of reasons, I haven't been able to make the changes that I need to in my lifestyle to lose weight. Seeing all the success stor... Read more

  • ANOTHER ONE!

    4/26/2016 6:42:39 AM, by SMIDGON

    WHAT IN God's name is going on? ANOTHER ONE.! A young family man belonging to our Church Gatherings was ill. Instead of getting better, he steadily got worse. This past Sunday he went to the ER.. after much testing, he was admitted to the ICC in critical condition come to find out; he has... Read more

  • Going in circles

    4/26/2016 5:54:28 AM, by SVAN13MARTINS

    Here I go again... It has been a while. I am re-starting my fitness and trying to eat better. I am counting calories to an extent (so I don't burn out). Usually I end up eating from 1200-1600 calories per day. The exercise is going well. I have physical therapy twice a week, and last time I did aero... Read more

  • Hotel event night

    4/25/2016 11:00:43 PM, by MLIEN913

    I did well at Tour Connection, the major hotel event I attend each year. While I didn't eat I did keep well hydrated. This year they had tables with bottles of water so I drank them often. It was great to network like that and meet so many great people. I walked for 3.5 hrs going from table to tabl... Read more

  • I'm trying. I've kinda stopped quitting so much.

    4/25/2016 10:54:19 PM, by MISSCLOVE

    Been eating clean breakfasts and lunches. Dinners are a bit beast like. Have started exercising more consistently and bought a home workout bible. I've worked out with dumbbells twice in the last two weeks... Read more

  • Evaluating Soreness after Training Walk

    4/25/2016 10:37:22 PM, by BMCC488

    I'm going to try to keep this short tonight. I didn't get a lot of sleep last night and then had the boys from 7-5:30 today. I spent a majority of the day cleaning and going through all the stuff beside my bed/nightstand, on and in my dresser and two other separate drawer table things, etc. It was e... Read more

  • Cooked up a storm today

    4/25/2016 8:45:13 PM, by 1BOOMBALATTY

    My sister broke her wrist. I spent the day preparing meals for her and her husband for the week.... Read more

  • Had Better Days

    4/25/2016 8:41:11 PM, by DOROTHY58X

    Woke up feeling yucky. Not sick, not sad, just yucky. Hope tomorrow is better.... Read more