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  • Thursday

    10/2/2014 12:44:35 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    This place is such a dump I will have a chat with my insurance about payment and what they didn't do mostlty do not give meds so far 1 1/2 hour late I hope they close this place down at least I can talk for my self 90 % can't which is very sad sending prayers and blessings if I ever have to go to... Read more

  • Thursday

    10/2/2014 12:44:30 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    This place is such a dump I will have a chat with my insurance about payment and what they didn't do mostlty do not give meds so far 1 1/2 hour late I hope they close this place down at least I can talk for my self 90 % can't which is very sad sending prayers and blessings if I ever have to go to... Read more

  • Reaching a goal

    10/2/2014 12:13:09 AM, by TAMMYRENEED

    the last time I pushed myself to reach a goal would be today. I decided to try and walk 10,000 steps while at work and I surpassed it walking a little over 13,000 steps. It really felt good! I'm tired but it's a satisfied tired. I'm going to keep pushing myself every day.... Read more

  • Another Wednesday

    10/1/2014 10:50:31 PM, by TERRI289

    I had a great playlist for my class; most seemed to like it, some didn't like it all. Oh well, I can only do my best and forget about the rest. Work was ok and I got some errands done. Thor didn't do well at puppy class; he had a full blown tantrum and bit the trainer. I think tha... Read more

  • Sorry I haven't been on: computer virus & malware stoppages

    10/1/2014 8:14:50 PM, by SPARKNB

    Sorry I haven't been on: computer virus & malware stoppages have been clogging my computer for the past week - still cleaning it, but at least was able to get on today. As to Spark: I have been *mostly* working my program,pretty well. Couldn't track but interesting to see how lack of both track... Read more

  • step four

    10/1/2014 8:12:03 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    Relearning that I don't have room in my life for resentment. Forgiveness is the path to peace. It's just hard to 'let someone get away with such and such a behavior' sometimes. Still, it's not worth giving up my peace. Fourth Step Prayer - God help me to show tolerance, pity and patience. This is ... Read more

  • Time for a woo hoo!

    10/1/2014 6:36:16 PM, by MJ-IS-LOSING-IT

    I made it to the gym and met my trainer. I don't know why I was so anxious. My trainer, Michelle, was super supportive and helpful. I am planning on working out tomorrow morning before my motivation runs out. I have been avoiding sparking because I felt so off track with exercise. I sort of felt li... Read more

  • Day 79... A few wedding photos finally

    10/1/2014 6:29:36 PM, by GEORGIAGRL79

    Well, I did it. I got married. I thought I would cry, but I didn't. I started to feel choked up when the minister started speaking. Then Steve started his vows and I felt happy. He was a bit emotional in saying his vows, which made me feel so many things. I can't really begin to explain it all. ... Read more

  • Thursday

    10/1/2014 6:11:34 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Hubby has to go back to the Dr at 12 NOON had a shocking night trying to get his sugar levels down as they are affecting his kidneys, had the Lab Dr ring at 9:00 pm as he was concerned about his blood test that he had after visiting the Dr and wanted him admitted to hospital. Finally got his blood s... Read more

  • day 13

    10/1/2014 3:58:04 PM, by BUMBLEBEERN

    Working to stay upbeat. The diet? Meh. The scale has not budged since that initial 2lb drop. It's disheartening but, I expected it. The thyroid will not be denied! I know this is a JOURNEY not a day trip. So, I just keep moving forward. I need a little more enthusiasm, though. ... Read more

  • Oh how the mighty have fallen

    10/1/2014 3:53:53 PM, by MTN_KITTEN

    Well, I WAS down 50 pounds. Doing great. Eating on track. Exercising on track. Life was good. Now ... I am walking inconsistently. I am eating lots of things that will not get me to my goal weight. I am up 9 1/2 pounds over the last 6 weeks!!!! Get a grip ... woman. I am not starting ... Read more

  • Food? What's That?

    10/1/2014 1:18:05 PM, by SCULLY722

    If you read my previous blog entry, you know that I have just started taking Victoza. So, one of the things that this medicine does is it curbs your appetite. I was skeptical at first, considering that my stomach usually starts growling about 2 hours after I have eaten, and sometime if I don't eat... Read more

  • Taking A Rest Day

    10/1/2014 12:42:31 PM, by AQUAGIRL08

    I have been so active for the past week that my exhaustion is worse than it was before I started back to doing deep water aerobics. The doctor sure did nail that prediction! Today my protesting knees rule and I am taking time off. I will do deep water tomorrow, being careful of my joints. My ste... Read more

  • Are you a VICTOR or a VICTIM?

    10/1/2014 12:24:12 PM, by MJ-SHE-BEAST

    Thirteen weeks from today we will see the end of 2014. Three months from now, millions will be proclaiming the following: "I'm going to lose weight this year!" "I'm going to quit smoking!" "I'm going to get fit this yea... Read more

  • Goals for Wednesday 10/1/14

    10/1/2014 11:48:04 AM, by ALICEART2010

    1. Walk 60 minutes 2. Stay at lower end of calorie range 3. Stay away from the scale for a couple of weeks ... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    10/1/2014 11:35:01 AM, by MOMMY445

    a new month has begun. my daughter likes going to the library at least once a week and so do i. my good friend is getting ready to go on an overseas trip. so i spent some time there yesterday. all of the birds say hi. my allergies are flaring up a bit today, so i will pace myself and not do too much... Read more

  • More Minnesota Vacation

    10/1/2014 9:49:04 AM, by BUBBLESTOO

    More of our trip... Read more

  • 90 days

    10/1/2014 9:17:31 AM, by TRIM180

    Celebrating the feelings of accomplishment (without eating) Oct. 1 marks my 90 days on my program: eating more F&V, whey protein shakes, pure water (no fluoride or metals). Gone are processed, triglycerides, high fructose corn syrup, and other chemicals that prolong shelf life. Found ... Read more

  • PiYo Week 8 - Day 3 - So close!

    10/1/2014 9:05:24 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    Wow Day 3 of Week 8 already! This is the last week of PiYo. So proud that I have been sticking it out for 8 weeks. Last night I was a little disappointed that only 8 - 10 students showed up to my class. There's a term test next week - which seemed to shock the students that did show up. haha... Read more

  • No more chickening out!

    10/1/2014 8:25:56 AM, by MJ-IS-LOSING-IT

    So, about a week or so ago I posted a status boasting that I've joined a gym and will be seeing a trainer. Well, I chickened out (twice) and postponed the training. Today, however, it is time to be brave and meet with my trainer. The time for me is 8:24 am and I meet my trainer Michelle at 9. I will... Read more

  • October, really??

    10/1/2014 8:18:22 AM, by NGCHILD

    I can't believe that today is October 1st! This year just seems to be flying by! I hope everyone enjoys my favorite month of the year ..... not just because it's my birthday either!! ... Read more

  • It's the Small Things Like Getting Out Of Bed

    10/1/2014 7:39:16 AM, by CHERYL_ANNE

    Why do I often put in my posts? Because bringing my own sunshine is one thing I can do. Sometimes though, I have to fake it until I can make it. And that's okay by me. I gotta do, what I gotta do. You... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Wednesday, October 1, 2014

    10/1/2014 5:53:59 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    October 1, 2014 COMPLETELY DEVOTED Devoted can be defined as being loyal, loving or showing enthusiasm for someone or something. When we are devoted, we are focused on that one person or thing. Our devotion shows through in our words and actions. Everyone knows who or what we are devoted to. It... Read more

  • How time flies

    10/1/2014 3:20:19 AM, by KAREN_01

    Wow! It has almost been a year since I last posted anything! Dr's have been pushing me to have gastric bypass surgery. I am too scared and refused. So, seeing that I was at my highest weight EVER, I plucked up courage from somewhere and just started doing something. This time the whole family is ... Read more

  • Hump Day

    10/1/2014 12:22:43 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Getting staples out friday and going hojme afterward I will snap if I don't get out sending prayers and blessings hugz... Read more

  • Winter is no excuse!!

    10/1/2014 12:08:18 AM, by BLITZAJ7

    So I have been trying to figure out how I'm going to get any exercise once the cold weather sets in. Not that it gets that bad that often around here, but I know me. It's cold out, it gets dark so early now, yada yada yada....... Get some workout videos you say? I have a cabinet full of them th... Read more

  • Obstacles

    9/30/2014 10:47:55 PM, by TERRI289

    “The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.” ~Ralph Blum It seems like it is always something. In my busy days I do sometimes get a chance to think about things. And I wonder..... just a thought for today... looking for those new beginnings... ... Read more

  • Three compliments

    9/30/2014 7:31:31 PM, by TAMMYRENEED

    I am a hard worker I have beautiful eyes I am creative... Read more

  • Struggling...

    9/30/2014 6:21:06 PM, by XIAOLINMEI

    I am exhausted from the long hours I spend in classes. I am drowning myself in so much new info every day, but I'm loving it! This is by far the hardest semester I have ever faced. But, the more classes I have, the more I walk, so in the end, classes and fitness go well together in some weird ... Read more

  • Wednesday

    9/30/2014 6:16:41 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Both hubby and I are going to the Dr. this afternoon hubby has got no energy so I took his blood sugar levels and they were sky high so that was not good, took them this morning before breakfast and it 21.2 and that is still high so will see what the Dr. says.... Read more

  • I am trying to get into the Halloween mood. It is such a fun holiday!

    9/30/2014 5:27:42 PM, by CTUPTON

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  • Which witch are you?

    9/30/2014 4:59:08 PM, by CTUPTON
    uiz-35742549 ... Read more

  • day 12

    9/30/2014 2:36:55 PM, by BUMBLEBEERN

    Got my exercise in today. I was concerned that since my leg pain on Saturday I wouldn't be able to tolerate it. I drug the treadmill out in front of the television this morning. It was me and Dr. Phil. 2.5 miles in less than an hour. It isn't earth shattering but it is movin... Read more

  • Goals for Tuesday 9/30/14

    9/30/2014 12:40:08 PM, by ALICEART2010

    (In no particular order) 1. Go walking for 60 minutes 2. Go to doctor (need more thyroid medication) 3. Stay at low end of daily calories... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    9/30/2014 9:59:34 AM, by MOMMY445

    i'm off to a great start! i already got in some much needed exercise to start my day. my daughter plans to try out for the school's volleyball team this year. if they have a soccer team, she wants to try out for that as well. in less than a week, my good friend will be going overseas for a few month... Read more

  • Sept. Doctor's Appointment

    9/30/2014 9:46:18 AM, by SCULLY722

    Yesterday's doctor's appointment went like this: Me: "I know I haven't followed the plan to the letter lately, and this is about the point in any weight loss program where I really start to get discouraged and in the past I have quit. I understand that and recognize that now, so I am more awa... Read more

  • The "Change"

    9/30/2014 9:36:04 AM, by SUNSHINE65

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  • PiYo Week 8 - Day 2

    9/30/2014 9:06:33 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    Last night I enjoyed a fantastic chicken pot pie with my son. The hubby was out helping a friend install motion detector lights. So it was just me and the little guy. We had a great dinner and it was seriously yummy~! After my son went to bed I decided to get in a 20 minute workout as I was f... Read more

  • No wonder women "do it all."

    9/30/2014 8:42:27 AM, by CTUPTON

    This is from MEN'S HEALTH MAGAZINE. YEAH! "Go through Morgenstern's four Ds: delete, delay, diminish, and delegate. Delete: Eliminate the things you really don't need to do. There's little chance your boss will take "I was wrapped up in Sports Center" as an acceptable excuse for being tardy. ... Read more

  • Go Forward!

    9/30/2014 7:20:25 AM, by CHERYL_ANNE

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  • Thought and Prayer for Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    9/30/2014 6:02:55 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    September 30, 2014 THOSE WHO ARE LEFT It doesn’t matter what we do today if we aren’t doing it for God. We can spend all day wrapped up in our work. We can spend all day mad at the world. We can spend all day thinking about how we want to get back at someone. But if we aren’t living for God, ou... Read more

  • Tues

    9/30/2014 12:12:34 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Enjoy your day I'm want to go home but if you want to to weight go in to the hospital I am in I have to beg for food that I can actually eat this week close to 10 pounds sending prayers and blessings hugz... Read more

  • Minnesota Trip

    9/29/2014 11:22:37 PM, by BUBBLESTOO

    Bena, Mn.... Read more

  • Bogging Myself Down

    9/29/2014 10:46:59 PM, by YAKIRA_AVIGAYIL

    Sometimes, I allow myself to get bogged down in daily occurances in life. Then I don't take care of myself like I should. For example, we brought my mom home from the hospital last week (after 3 1/2 weeks at the hospital). Then we had the home health nurse out a couple of times and the physical ther... Read more

  • Monday night

    9/29/2014 10:24:44 PM, by TERRI289

    Another full day, double Zumba, work, and eye doctor appointment for my retina issue. It looks like I may be growing a cataract..sigh. Always something... Oh well, good news is I was asked to do a mini Zumba class at a health fair in two weeks!! Woohoo! More exercise! Cross your fingers th... Read more

  • Still losing...

    9/29/2014 8:52:47 PM, by LILITHD

    Barely over three weeks and I've lost 12 lbs so far. Better than that, I've lost 3 inches around my waist! I can fit into my jeans again! I'm liking this low carb diet. I'm staying in induction until I can lose more weight, then try to increase my carbs. So far, though, I've been lower than inductio... Read more

  • I Wish I Knew . . . . . .

    9/29/2014 8:46:13 PM, by BAND_MAMA

    To eat gluten. To not eat Gluten. That is the question. Two out of the THREE doctor's I've been to have told me that it does not matter if I eat gluten or not. I forgot to ask the third. But with a confirmed (yes, three times now) diagnosis of Hashimoto's Disease as well as adrenal burnout (muc... Read more

  • Getting to know each other..please copy and paste and put in your answers!

    9/29/2014 7:44:48 PM, by CTUPTON

    Your go to chewing gum flavor…BUBBLE GUM--I get things flavored like this--toothpaste--those round lollipops---mouthwash at the dentist... Best time of the year... Fall Leaves are lovely and bushes and flowers are the biggest they will be all year. Roses, mums, annuals, ........... Read more

  • Busy Day

    9/29/2014 7:38:56 PM, by AQUAGIRL08

    Today, I polished the furniture, cleaned the kitchen and bathrooms, vacuumed the carpet, cleaned the non carpet floor areas and washed/changed the sheets on our bed. Later, I went to the grocery store. (Actually two different stores.) I was so proud of myself because I used coupons and took advant... Read more

  • Day 76 - Countdown to Vacation Readiness

    9/29/2014 7:27:42 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I was pleased to discover that my weight dropped ever so slightly over the weekend. Still, that beats the alternative. Then today I literally walked around doing various errands for 4 1/2 hours. I was too exhausted to hit the gym, but packed my gear for the next time I'm out and can go there near... Read more

  • Day 51 countdown. New chiropractor asked "What are you eating?"

    9/29/2014 6:54:02 PM, by CTUPTON

    The New chiropractor asked "What are you eating?" I could have given her SP Food Tracker pages for days and days! In fact I will do that. Won't she be surprised! She asked if I eat processed foods. I guess she thinks I eat chips and dips and muffins and McDonald's of... Read more

  • it's monday

    9/29/2014 5:53:37 PM, by MOMMY445

    i managed to get quite a few things done today, including spending some one on one time with my daughter. now i am catching up on some computer work before i go and have dinner. all of the birds say cheep,cheep. had a much needed break on the weekend. now i am ready to tackle whatever the week bring... Read more

  • Tuesday

    9/29/2014 3:11:01 PM, by JTREMBATH

    I am not going to work today as I am still not well as well as being kept awake most of the night with hubby coughing and getting up and down the whole night, he went to work this morning but his boss has sent him home until Monday to help him get better.... Read more

  • day 11

    9/29/2014 1:52:22 PM, by BUMBLEBEERN

    Some days you feel a little more alone in this world than others... today is one of those days. I'm not asking ANYONE to feel bad for me. I'm not trying to illicit any sympathy. It's just one of those days. Since becoming unemployed, my social life has been in a down ward spiral. People ... Read more

  • Goals for Monday 9/29/14

    9/29/2014 11:29:25 AM, by ALICEART2010

    1. Walk 60 minutes 2. eat at the lower range of suggested calories ... Read more

  • 6 more days

    9/29/2014 11:20:51 AM, by JENNIFER2578

    6 more days til my weigh in for the month. Its been a bad month and I have a problem drinking my calories. If I can not get a handle on this soon I may need some professional help. Its sad but true. My father was an alcoholic and died from it. I said that would never happen to me and look at me now.... Read more

  • Another month, another new start

    9/29/2014 10:45:53 AM, by SILVERMIATAGIRL

    Well my goals didn't go quite as good as i had hoped, so I am trying them again for October. 1. Cut down on diet dr pepper. I was drinking three 12 packs in three or four days. Cut this down by at least half. Have to wean myself off. I am down to about two to three a day. 2. Start walking aroun... Read more

  • Day 275 - 4.5 weeks to lose 5lbs

    9/29/2014 10:15:05 AM, by KAYJ76

    Daunting task!!!! This is the last 5 pounds! WHAT?!?!?!? If the scale says 115 by the 27th of October, I will have met my ideal weight. Holy cow!!!!! I realize that the task after that is harder...keeping it off. But, having it off is the first step. On the treadmill now and I have a walk... Read more

  • Welcome Back!

    9/29/2014 9:38:43 AM, by JOYFUL814

    It's been so long since I've entered anything I feel like I'm starting over. But that's life - I'm back and tracking. My goals haven't changed so perhaps it's not really a reintroduction, but the path I was meant to be on all along. Happy Monday!... Read more

  • Weekend Lows and Highs

    9/29/2014 9:33:37 AM, by SCULLY722

    So it's Monday morning and for some reason today I feel like at any moment I am going to burst into tears. Not sure what's going on with me other than I had a realization over the weekend. I have little to no self control when it comes to the things I want. Case in point: My husband and I live c... Read more

  • PiYo - End of Week 7 ...and now onto Week 8! Already!

    9/29/2014 9:23:44 AM, by ANGEL_AMBER

    Wow week 8 already! My goodness. Let's re-cap the end of Week 7. Friday I was off work and had the day to spend with my little guy. It was beautiful out so I decided to go for a run with him in the jogging stroller. Unfortunately my son really, really wanted to go to park about 5 minutes i... Read more

  • Create Healthy Habits

    9/29/2014 7:58:26 AM, by CHERYL_ANNE

    For me - Living a healthy lifestyle is about moderation, not deprivation. I'd love for you to share the healthy habits you've created! ... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Monday, September 29, 2014

    9/29/2014 6:46:29 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    September 29, 2014 A HUMBLE ATTITUDE We all probably know someone with a haughty attitude. Someone who talks over everyone else, knows everything and just has to share what they “think” they know. As we grow older, most of us learn it is better to listen more and speak less. It is also shows w... Read more

  • Joke of the week

    9/29/2014 6:31:21 AM, by GOANNA2

    A man walked into a bank in Brisbane asking for a loan for $4000 dollars. "Well, before we lend you the money we are going to need some kind of security" the bank teller said. "No problem" the man replied. "here are the keys to my car - you'll see it, it's a black Porsche parke... Read more

  • 45 min walk 13643 steps.

    9/28/2014 10:17:04 PM, by POEDAUGHTER7

    45 min walk 13643 steps was my step count for last night. On track for the 10 k steps a day program listed on my profile.... Read more

  • A great day at the Renaissance Faire

    9/28/2014 9:17:53 PM, by TERRI289

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  • And Day 77 Countdown Begins

    9/28/2014 7:46:29 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    After reading a countdown blog from another Sparker I decided to add this to my plans. So, this is day 77 before going on vacation that includes lots of beaches, snorkeling. hiking, boating, swimming and sightseeing. I can hardly wait. I've regained some of the weight I worked so hard to lose. B... Read more

  • Day 38 - exercise 20 minutes or more each day

    9/28/2014 7:13:06 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    Today was a pretty awesome exercise day. Although I woke with a cold/sore throat and had been really fatigued as this came on the past couple of days, I went to the gym with my husband and managed to: rowing machine 20 minutes, walk on treadmill 45 minutes, walk on indoor track about a half mile, w... Read more

  • Monday

    9/28/2014 5:54:40 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Still not well I am aching all over and every time I cough it really hurts, not sure whether I will be going to work tomorrow but will see how I am tomorrow. Hubby went to the Dr on Saturday and he put him on a nebulizer and he did feel a bit better after he is still home from work but he hopes to g... Read more

  • Goals for Sunday

    9/28/2014 12:52:50 PM, by ALICEART2010

    1. Walk for 60 minutes I weighed this morning and I was a half a pound less! Even though I went slightly over my calories yesterday but that's okay because I recently decreased my calories so I would (hopefully) lose one lb per week instead of a half lb per week. I hope you all enjoy you... Read more

  • Find a way back!

    9/28/2014 12:09:17 PM, by TRIM180

    May, June, July, for three months I was on a roll eating more F & V mostly vegs that I have never tried before and like (big onion soup, kale, roasted zucchini). Got rid of 30 pounds in 3 months! Then stress of work and college was a double whammy in Aug/Sept and fell ... Read more

  • Giving my all

    9/28/2014 10:21:38 AM, by TAMMYRENEED

    If I'm honest with myself I am not making 100% effort. I get too distracted by other things in my life and end up skipping workouts. This has been a real problem with my busy life. I have begun breaking the workout into ten minute intervals and this seems much more doable. Maybe now I can get more a... Read more

  • Day274 - 1 more pound down = -8!!!!!

    9/28/2014 9:48:25 AM, by KAYJ76

    I lost one more this week! I haven't weighed this little for 20 years. Hmmmm...I think hiring a dietitian was a good idea. Make a good day!... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Sunday, September 28, 2014

    9/28/2014 7:54:55 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    September 28, 2014 GRATEFUL TO GOD When we humble ourselves before God, we can be grateful to Him for His mighty power, His love and His grace. When we humble ourselves before God and are grateful to Him, we are more willing to give up our lives so Christ can live in us. We are more willing to ... Read more

  • Learn To Love Yourself First

    9/28/2014 7:34:22 AM, by CHERYL_ANNE

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  • God's DaySrill in the hospital

    9/28/2014 12:29:32 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Enjoy your day be blessed sending prayers and joy hugz... Read more

  • Fun Saturday

    9/27/2014 10:18:52 PM, by TERRI289

    Health fair for Women day at the hospital and then a 2 hours Zumba/House Party fitness/Bolly trim dance event. It was ... Read more

  • Sunday

    9/27/2014 8:01:23 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Really sick today I went for a short walk so that was better tan not I feel like I have no energy, just yuck.... Read more

  • Changing Your Perception To Be More Positive

    9/27/2014 5:20:21 PM, by AQUAGIRL08

    As many of you may already know, I am coming off a long illness which required at least two months of steroids. Since I am also hypothyroid, the steroids really do a number on my weight and metabolism. I have been alternately stressed out and depressed by the number on the scale and my cravings fo... Read more

  • day 9

    9/27/2014 4:38:40 PM, by BUMBLEBEERN

    Feeling a bit of defeat. The numbers on the scale haven't budged. That stinks. I can almost overlook it. I mean, I know it happens. But, the real problem was the 5k. Every year, I walk a 5k to support my friend's daughter. It isn't an issue to walk... most people do. The problem was that abo... Read more

  • No Weight Loss This Week Although I am on Target........

    9/27/2014 12:31:00 PM, by ALICEART2010

    I stayed on target this week eating under my calorie range but all I did was maintain my weight at 242. I was trying to ignore my medical conditions and push through and see if the weight would just start coming off but it didn't happen this week. I see a doctor on Tuesday to get a refill on my hypo... Read more

  • reenne

    9/27/2014 12:18:03 PM, by REENNE

    I'm back and i;m going for it... Read more

  • Mindfulness: What Are You Growing?

    9/27/2014 10:55:41 AM, by CHERYL_ANNE

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  • Looking back at my history and my SP history

    9/27/2014 10:49:13 AM, by CTUPTON

    I am a really slow learner! I joined SP in 2008. I had been a member of several web sites a little like this before. There a few out there. You can join and chat with friends to help yourself focus on health. But then I found SPARKPEOPLE I couldn't believe how much help there is here. I was very hap... Read more

  • Thought and Prayer for Saturday, September 27, 2014

    9/27/2014 7:25:18 AM, by FRANCESLUCAS

    September 27, 2014 WHEN WE ARE NOT HUMBLE When we are not humble, there will be dissension. When we are not humble, there will be trouble. When we are not humble, there will be selfishness, jealous and rage. The war will begin within us because the devil will begin telling us how good we are an... Read more


    9/27/2014 7:00:26 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    I just want to kill myself and end this severe unending pain.I am so out of hope and just about ready to completely lose my faith in God and everything I ever believed in .Is it possible for a humkan to walk on this earth but they are NOT really a human at all?? I have decided I live with someone wh... Read more


    9/27/2014 4:09:06 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    morning friends,I have been up all night crying,surely I have lost 5 pounds but I will get weighed and let you know later,looking forward to october coming,but until then first on my list is to ask for Help and getting out of dodge city here,# 1:first i will find a friend to stay with for a few days... Read more

  • Saturday

    9/27/2014 12:47:55 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    After this last meeting with all the staff i am sure it will get much better infqact still in lots of pain and may never go to a dr. again sending prayers and blessings and thank you for all of yours for me they really helped hugz... Read more

  • Saturday

    9/27/2014 12:47:54 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    After this last meeting with all the staff i am sure it will get much better infqact still in lots of pain and may never go to a dr. again sending prayers and blessings and thank you for all of yours for me they really helped hugz... Read more

  • TGIF

    9/26/2014 10:42:04 PM, by TERRI289

    It was a good day, taught Zumba, took a Zumba class, had coffee with my good friend and her grandma then work. Drinks later and home to sweet husband and crazy pets.. ... Read more

  • Saturday

    9/26/2014 10:28:06 PM, by JTREMBATH

    Guess what I am now sick I have a very sore throat and a sore chest, hubby went to the Dr and because we have moved house we have also changed Dr and he is not happy with the medication he has so he wants us to bring in all his medications and he is going to sort them out as he said he does not need... Read more

  • Friend feed question about workouts

    9/26/2014 7:25:11 PM, by CTUPTON

    Apparently when we reclassify a workout, that does not register on the friend feed. Am I right. I get lots of unspecified workouts when I had changed them to, for example, water aerobics. Just wondering. No biggie! chris... Read more

  • 40 pounds gone and lessons along the way

    9/26/2014 5:31:54 PM, by TIME4CARRI

    I finally got past the 190's which is a bit of a relief because it's WAAAYYYYYY too close to the threshold (200) . The mental barriers are the hardest to get through. I'm still not able to exercise so that's a bummer but I am also happy that I was able to take of 10 pounds with correct nutr... Read more

  • DAY 54 count down. Some successes with planning meals.

    9/26/2014 5:07:09 PM, by CTUPTON

    I just copied 4 days of meals from this week to next week! It was so easy on the Nutrition Tracker. Of course right now those next 4 days are exactly the same. Still, it gives me something to work with that I can tweak. This is a major breakthrough. chris... Read more

  • Inspirational quote

    9/26/2014 1:20:46 PM, by TAMMYRENEED

    The Bible verse "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me" has always encouraged me.... Read more

  • This Weeks Fitness Friday

    9/26/2014 12:55:58 PM, by PLAYFULLKITTY

    Well, allergies which then carries into my asthma, have been hitting me hard this week. So just trying to keep the minimum of 30 minutes cardio-walking. Also doing 10 minutes each day of strength training, alternating between upper and lower body. Can't wait for allergy season to just be over with..... Read more

  • Friday Goals

    9/26/2014 12:06:38 PM, by ALICEART2010

    1. Walk for 60 minutes 2. eat under calories 3. attempt to sustain new low carb eating regimen (60 grams per day) ... Read more

  • Day 8

    9/26/2014 10:59:20 AM, by BUMBLEBEERN

    Yawn... the sun is shining. The breeze is blowing. I have gotten into a routine that is not good for anyone. Up for a few hours... then nap... then up again. I have learned how to effectively tattoo nearly anyone, remodel any home, psychoanalyze nearly any dysfunction. I haven't been able to pro... Read more

  • it's friday

    9/26/2014 10:43:48 AM, by MOMMY445

    i feel good today. my daughter says hi! all of the birds are doing well and cheep cheep hello. i will work some more on my online course today. i will be meeting up with my good friend either later today or during the day tomorrow. so i will get some errands done today that i did not have time to do... Read more

  • Discipline (week 29 recap)

    9/26/2014 10:18:26 AM, by RED456838

    It's been a great week. Thanks to friends I am back on track with the exercise regime. My out of town friend has gone home, but a mutual friend and I have made a pack to exercise together at least once a week. We met twice this week. I feel motivated and energized. Weekly Fitness: 135 minu... Read more