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  • Day 655 I only did what I felt like today.

    5/30/2016 9:58:57 PM, by CALAMITIE

    I worked on the quilt, I crocheted both granny squares and peacock feathers and played games on my computer. I did cook meals today and did eat my veggies. I guess it's back to more normal tomorrow. My shopping list if getting kind of long since I haven't been to town since Fri.... Read more

  • Time to get serious.

    5/30/2016 9:49:45 PM, by KMW987

    Approximately 1 year until our wedding ceremony!!!! That means I have 52 weeks to get in the BEST shape of my life. When we eloped I was pretty much in the WORST shape of my life. There are a few pictures, but they're embarrassing. This time around I want pictures I can look back and be proud of. ... Read more

  • Monday - Memorial Day Thank You 05/30/2016

    5/30/2016 9:49:32 PM, by PLATINUM755

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  • Thought for The Day...spot on

    5/30/2016 9:44:58 PM, by POETICLADY

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  • Overcoming coke

    5/30/2016 9:28:58 PM, by CPHORTON

    I hadn't had a coke in quiet some time, until the holidays came around. I've had 2 can cokes myself and 2 shared in two days. I hate the taste of diet and since both are unhealthy I have to overcome the desire. Wondering what tips people use to overcome the vice all together. Having just one every... Read more

  • gratefulness blog 6

    5/30/2016 9:21:20 PM, by HIMELISSA2007

    I am proud of myself today because I had a good nutritional day and wasn't tempted to eat the no good carbs and choose fruit instead(Meaning I didn't eat the donuts this morning and avoided the mac and cheese and surprisingly I feel full!! woo hoo!!) I am grateful today because: I am healt... Read more

  • You are perfect

    5/30/2016 9:00:54 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " The thing that is really hard, and really amazing , is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself." Anna Quindlen When you were born God made you perfect. As you grew you wanted everything in your life orderly and perfect. No speed bumps , no distractions and no w... Read more

  • A little time off with my sweetheart

    5/30/2016 8:41:41 PM, by MMEQUEEN

    I spent some quality time with baby girl this afternoon- gave her a good brushing, picked her hooves, hand grazed her, let her out to play and then gave her treats - she's so greedy!! But a love bug!... Read more

  • Living in Canada

    5/30/2016 8:27:48 PM, by PONTIAC709

    Did i mention i live in Canada, i think chatn with someone doesnt have to be close, just honest. 381... Read more

  • Heroes

    5/30/2016 7:54:12 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    You Military Heroes gave up all your tomorrows so that we could have ours. THANK YOU................ 232... Read more

  • Memorial Program in my town.

    5/30/2016 7:49:28 PM, by LIVINGLOVINLIFE

    We had a good Memorial Day program at our Veteran's Memorial. Good turnout inspite of the bad weather. For some reason was unable to download some of the pictures. But wanted to share with you. ... Read more

  • Update

    5/30/2016 7:14:49 PM, by KROOF613

    Here is a pic before (a month ago) and today... let me know if you see a difference... Read more

  • Mental Health

    5/30/2016 5:21:48 PM, by NYTERYDER

    I primarily came to SparkPeople because I wanted to lose weight. What I've found is that my efforts to heal my body have done wonders for my mind. I've been handed many mental health diagnoses in my life. They all center around depression. The most recent is bipolar disorder. Since coming ... Read more

  • Walked a 2k today

    5/30/2016 4:49:04 PM, by KATHRYB

    So. Today I finished a 2k walk for the Healing Pets Foundation with Pilot, my dog. It was good. Felt a bit awful coming towards the end, but I think I could have prevented some of that. I probably didn't drink enough water, and I ended up skipping breakfast again today. (Whoops). Not to mention... Read more

  • I need a Buddy to Talk to

    5/30/2016 4:41:28 PM, by PONTIAC709

    I have recently come to the conclusion that my hubby is not the person to talk to about weight loss. Don't get me wrong, I love him to death, BUT..... He just feels that no matter what he puts in his mouth is OK, because he east veggies no matter what else he eats, its OK, unless a doctor tells hi... Read more

  • Memorial Day!

    5/30/2016 4:12:51 PM, by SUNSHINE192DAY

    I just wanted to take the time to thank every man, woman, and animal that has ever served our nation, is currently serving our nation, or will ever serve our nation as well as their families who also serve! Please know that you are all loved and prayed for daily! Happy Memorial Day everyone! Of... Read more

  • Thank you

    5/30/2016 3:32:11 PM, by -HOOSIERMAMA-

    Today, has been a day of reflection...To reflect on those who have given their lives for our freedoms... A day to reflect on family members who have passed on... This is not what I had started to blog about, but nothing else really compares , not today. So I will say thank you to all of the se... Read more

  • Back on the Right Path....

    5/30/2016 3:12:15 PM, by POETICLADY

    When I started "Sparking" back in January, I thought that I was emotionally ready to start my weight loss journey again...I could see the path in front of me and I was ready *or so I thought* to head back down that path. Sadly, I wasn't emotionally ready and gave up for a couple months. From January... Read more

  • Finally went fishing!

    5/30/2016 1:48:56 PM, by CATFISH_FAN

    I went this morning from 3am to 6:30am and caught these 7 channel catfish at the local lake. All of them were at least 21 inches long, two of them were 24 inches. I gathered over 7 pounds of boneless fillets from that catch! Catfish fillets are selling for $7/lb at the store here. I fish a... Read more

  • Happy Memorial Day!!

    5/30/2016 1:26:05 PM, by POETICLADY

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  • I am

    5/30/2016 1:21:09 PM, by LKEBLISH

    In massive pain in my back today. Maybe is slept wrong, or I pushed myself to much last night. I wish this would just go away.... Read more

  • Sugar Yesterday v. Today

    5/30/2016 1:06:29 PM, by ILLINITURFIEE

    Yesterday, I let me sugar cravings get out of control. I ate a ton of ice cream. I'm trying really hard to keep it in check today! So far, I've done ok. I had yogurt, fruit, and granola for breakfast and a fruit/grain bar later. I'm not particularly hungry right now, so I'm going to wait a little wh... Read more

  • Hopefully on track

    5/30/2016 1:04:39 PM, by SUEB37

    It's been so stressful with surgeries, deaths, graduation, being jobless and restlessness. I'm praying on finally back on track. It's hard to get motivated with no one to workout with.... Read more

  • Only the best me

    5/30/2016 12:58:28 PM, by BEESHELL8

    Just a quick one to share a blog I stumbled upon last night. It's called Weighty Matters, and the doctor addresses the Biggest Loser stuff here: http://www.weightymatters.ca
    /search/label/The%20Bigges
    t%20Loser What initially caught my eye was the article on Facebook (below). http... Read more

  • Doing it this time

    5/30/2016 12:24:10 PM, by MAXIWILSON

    Hoping that having the sparkpeople app will help me be accountable and track my food and movement. I am tempted to get the cize dance workout. However I already have workout dvds which i don't use. Anyone have the cize workout? Is it worth the money?... Read more

  • A little update

    5/30/2016 11:55:27 AM, by BUMBLEBEESTING

    I've decided to start weighing myself once per month. I have an unhealthy obsession with the scale and the number on it. I'm starting to realize that number doesn't mean sh*t. I look good, I feel amazing, I eat well and I exercise. If the number doesn't drop I get unmotivated and since my body lik... Read more

  • it's monday

    5/30/2016 11:44:53 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful warm spring day here today! my daughter is getting an award at school today! woo hoo! that is the kind of news i love to hear! it made my day and now i am even more determined to stick to my educational goals. for now, i am focusing on math,english and typing courses. i will build on tho... Read more

  • Memorial Day: A Time to Remember

    5/30/2016 11:26:56 AM, by 1DAY-ATA-TIME

    Memorial Day began as Decoration Day --- set aside for laying flowers and other mementos on the graves of loved ones who died while serving their country. We honor them for the great sacrifice they made to protect this nation. We embrace their families and friends with grateful, sympathetic hearts, ... Read more

  • Memorial Day Gratitude

    5/30/2016 11:10:00 AM, by DOROTHY58X

    Today is Memorial Day. I am greatful for the soldiers who fought in foreign and civil wars for my rights and my freedom.... Read more

  • First time ever!

    5/30/2016 10:54:26 AM, by SPECKLES-63

    Never shared publicly about my weight but at 53 I need help. Your body changes and weight creeps up fast. I have always ate way too fast but I jog and kept weight in check. Apparently at my age I don't need that much food anymore. There's so much info out there to do this, eat this but not this ... Read more

  • Day34

    5/30/2016 10:09:04 AM, by SIXLESTER69

    Weekends still throw off my whole plan... Read more

  • 30 Days Challenge!

    5/30/2016 9:59:18 AM, by NIAMEENU

    I'm going to start a 30 day challenge from june 1st. AnyOne like to join me ?... Read more

  • Pre-Holiday cook outs.

    5/30/2016 9:20:29 AM, by MRSPATM1

    I thought I was doing good yesterday. Only ate in moderation, ate only meat, few strawberries, watermelon, grapes and green beans, no snaking, only water. Only up by 0.4 but that still bums me out.... Read more

  • Tough Love - Update

    5/30/2016 8:51:47 AM, by SUZYB53

    Had a really good day yesterday. I am on Cape Cod with my daughter. We biked, walked, and did yoga. I did not count calories, but I ate mindfully. I had a very bad binge day when I was preparing for my trip. It it is good to know that I can bounce back quickly - both emotionally and in terms ... Read more

  • Day 2

    5/30/2016 8:34:46 AM, by FAILBETTER6

    OK so here we are on day 2. Day 1 went well enough, although I felt crazy and brainless. Today I need to do some physical activity. Yesterday all I did was 100 crunches. Today I started with stretching and 100 crunches, but I need to be doing more. lost two pounds of water weight which well whatever... Read more

  • may closes

    5/30/2016 8:26:40 AM, by SOFT_VAL67

    Often, I write blogs, that are just exercises to myself, to be able to release pent up anger, or maybe to just be able to see the words and know that they are real. I appreciate the support. Do we say Happy Memorial Day? Its not a very happy occasion afterall. Remembering lives lost. I gue... Read more

  • Lost Control

    5/30/2016 7:42:48 AM, by BREFREE

    Today was not a very good day for me. I mean, I was productive, but when it came to food, I made a big mess of myself. I had a regular breakfast, but when lunch time came around, I couldn't think of anything but what to eat, and then after I had some lunch, I didn't feel satisfied so I got some snac... Read more

  • Today I restart as a 'lone wolf' ........

    5/30/2016 5:46:35 AM, by RASPBERRY56

    After too much frustration with points (and *lack of same*) I've come to the conclusion htat this is *not* working for me anymore and things *MUST* change if I'm gonna get back on track! Too much time has passed, and too much time has been wasted! Sooooooooooo - I'm removing myself from active... Read more

  • New week

    5/30/2016 1:51:15 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Sending light love joy and happiness to all hugs... Read more

  • 5/29/16 - Bedtime

    5/29/2016 11:49:35 PM, by GORDON66

    Spent a pleasant evening with friends. For the get together, I made Cucumber Shrimp appetizers. MSN had recipes for appetizers that took less than 30 minutes. They were quick and easy to make, and everyone liked them. This afternoon, I finished mowing the lawn, so tomorrow I'll be able t... Read more

  • Day 654 Another lovely day at home...to bad about the arthritis

    5/29/2016 10:56:09 PM, by CALAMITIE

    Yesterday it rained all day but today my arthritis decided to act up. Most of the day I didn't even feel like I could hold up my body. Why does it take me so long to give up and take the pain pills. So in the late afternoon I gave up and took the pills. Then I sat down to crochet for an hour an... Read more

  • Halotop ice cream--have you tried it?

    5/29/2016 10:39:59 PM, by CTUPTON

    www.halotop.com/ My sister just told me about this. I have not tried it yet. chris... Read more

  • THINGS

    5/29/2016 10:16:22 PM, by CHRIS3874

    Had a busy weekend , I still am having troubles with my should I hope it isn't torn, I need to make an apt to see physio for it (my GP said if that didn't work he was going to give me a cortisone shot which I do NOT want) I haven't lifted weights for 3 weeks now and not much improvement (still doing... Read more

  • gratefulness blog 5

    5/29/2016 9:34:23 PM, by HIMELISSA2007

    I am proud of myself today because I'm staying committed to the plateau busting challenge so far and tweaking things to get results.( ate a 7 superfood salad) woohoo!! I am grateful today because: I have Jesus on my side My mom wrote me a very nice letter--which I mean to respond to by t... Read more

  • bsg photo blog

    5/29/2016 9:31:39 PM, by CANDOK1260

    Bonus blog: 200 May is National Photo Month. Do you like to take photos or look at old photos? I am not really into taking photo. But I love looking at old when. If so, what types are your favorites? I have two favorites type. One is looking at people who are no longer with us, The other is when ... Read more

  • 1 week into my diet....

    5/29/2016 9:24:13 PM, by TMAHATHIR

    It has been one week since the start of my diet. I hav encountered some changes to my body, my eating habits and over all lifestyle. I noticed the changes to my body includes more enegry and my weight lose is happening in my chest and arms. I am currently learning how to count my food portions and l... Read more

  • May 29, 2016 (Sunday)

    5/29/2016 9:23:03 PM, by WORKOUTWITHPAM

    Hello Everyone, Thank you for reading and responding to my blog of yesterday. I hope you all had a GREAT DAY! The weather was very nice here, warm and sunny. This was good because the Water Park at the YMCA opened yesterday, and it was nice for all who came there today. They are having a LU... Read more

  • Choose your path

    5/29/2016 8:19:26 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    " Understand that the right to choose your path is a sacred privilege . Use it. Dwell In possibility, " Oprah Winfrey Ten minutes after I woke up this morning before even taking two sips of coffee my daughter wanted to know if I wanted to go hiking. Hiking? To a place I've never been, with no... Read more

  • Thank You

    5/29/2016 8:00:12 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Thanksgiving is a day when we pause to give thanks for the things we have. Memorial Day is a day when we pause to give thanks to the people who fought for the things we have. THANK YOU................... 652... Read more

  • Disappointed in myself!

    5/29/2016 7:53:07 PM, by EOWYN2424

    The last time I exercised was last Thursday! I skip exercise for 3 days because I was busy watching Korean drama. I have to have more discipline and just exercise when it is time to exercise! No excuses! I promised myself I will get in a good workout this evening!... Read more

  • I'm nothing without Christ!!!!

    5/29/2016 7:07:29 PM, by PJM1968

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  • Love

    5/29/2016 5:38:18 PM, by INSANITY77

    I love my mom I love my dad They are the most special people to me I can't imagine life without them I need to cherish every moment with them especially as they are getting older ... Read more

  • I really dislike spinach!

    5/29/2016 5:31:36 PM, by LADYLUK

    Let me just start this by saying I really dislike spinach along with several other green leafy veggies that are supposed to be good for you. I have been having trouble getting all my veggies in every day as there are not that many that I really like. I know I am late to the gate but I just had my fi... Read more

  • 5/29 Sunday

    5/29/2016 4:42:49 PM, by BEESHELL8

    Been off the healthy food and routines for a couple of days. Friday was a long exhausting day, headed to a memorial service which was almost 2 hours away, then back to the friend's house after (another 2 hours!). We stayed at the house for longer than I thought, it was nice to get to know K's friend... Read more

  • Moving Past Unspoken "Can't" Messages

    5/29/2016 2:17:33 PM, by KAYDT12

    I have not been setting myself up to the success I hoped for, though I was never outwardly saying "I can't do this." I was saying things that left the Can't as an undertone and it took a good friend, the best of friends, to say, "Bro, you really want me to help you with this?" At first I was confuse... Read more

  • Easy Sunday

    5/29/2016 2:05:02 PM, by FERRISLL6

    I have walked at least 6000 steps the last several days of this week, usually more. I will start tomorrow to set a goal of 7000. I have tracked all my food. Yes, even when I ate 4 ice cream bars in a matter of hours. So, it keeps saying that I am still under my calorie goal, like every day this... Read more

  • Learn EFT in Free Webinar by my Life Coach Nicola Vitkovich 5/30/2016 7 pm Pacific time

    5/29/2016 1:55:31 PM, by DYSMITH0365

    Hi Everyone, I received news on Thursday that a co-worker committed suicide. When I told my life coach, she offered to teach some of my co-workers and I how to do EFT tapping to release some of the strong emotions we were experiencing. She is doing this on Monday, May 30, 2016. Anyone who wants... Read more

  • Beware the evenings

    5/29/2016 1:55:13 PM, by TEACHERLIN

    I really did well eating the right way yesterday until dinner came. My major weakness, hot bread and real butter attacked. I had made a pan of cornbread to eat with homemade beef veggie soup. It was to die for. All of the salt brought on swollen ring fingers and half a pound on the scales. So far I'... Read more

  • Fine tuning to get out of this rut.

    5/29/2016 1:22:29 PM, by CARRYONDANCING

    The last five days hae been a little disheartening, but I'm trying to take it in stride. Per the SparkPeople Fitness page, I changed my caloric intake to better match the level of fitness I was doing. I had originally been doing between 1300-1700 calories, but got the red font warning text that... Read more

  • Cravings Today

    5/29/2016 1:13:51 PM, by ILLINITURFIEE

    I have been craving sugar a lot today. I think this is really strange because I didn't crave it at all yesterday. I even had a hard time eating all of my allotted calories yesterday! I had a lot of activity, but I didn't eat much at all. I'm trying to do more activity today because I'm worried that ... Read more

  • Need to make better choices consistently.

    5/29/2016 1:12:53 PM, by LIVINGLOVINLIFE

    I look at my food intake daily in the evening. I do well during the day but at night I am at my sister's. She means well but her choices for evening meals and snacks are not always healthy. She cooks more in the winter but during the summer she lives on snacky foods. Cheese sticks, cookies, puddings... Read more

  • 194.4

    5/29/2016 12:35:49 PM, by GALROCKER

    So, I've lost a bit of weight. I'm down to 194.4. Although, I'm doing something probably not recommended. I'm trying to eat a bit of food and keep my protein intake correct. But, I've been taking spinach and putting it in the blender with a little peach snapple. So, it's a combo of juicing and small... Read more

  • Twenty five down, but holy-moly there's still 75 to go!

    5/29/2016 12:03:45 PM, by BESKINNY1DAY

    After 5 months, I've finally shed 25 pounds. Talk about slow and steady. I knew it would be hard, but damn-- averaging only 5 pounds a month after completely changing the way I eat--means this journey is a true test of my resilience and determination. I'm happy to see and feel the loss, it's beco... Read more

  • Knew it was coming, but still…

    5/29/2016 11:51:35 AM, by MMEQUEEN

    We all know plateaus happen, and having been down this road before I know my body stalls out at this weight… and it takes time and persistence to break through it, BUT JUST BECAUSE I KNOW IT DOESN'T MEAN I LIKE IT!! Sigh…. I haven't lost motivation, in fact it makes me want to put a little more... Read more

  • Doing What Should Have Been Done Before....I'm Asking For Help.

    5/29/2016 11:28:53 AM, by TRACYLEE050269

    Hello, everyone in the SparkWorld. :) My name is Tracy, and after many many false starts....I'm trying to be healthy for the first time in a very long time. I've been overweight for over 25 years. I haven't been under 200 lbs since my daughter was 3 years old. She is now 21, so that is a very ... Read more

  • DAY 1

    5/29/2016 11:23:04 AM, by FAILBETTER6

    Not sure if this is realistic, but I thought I ought to try. I am so desperate. I hate myself so much. so repulsed by my body. so frustrated with my character defects, envy of my business partner, she suddenly got so skinny. and i got so fat. i am so disgusting. i need help. i need strength an attit... Read more

  • The start up...

    5/29/2016 10:29:24 AM, by MRSPATM1

    Allergies and bronchitis running things this morning. Burning eyes, slight headache and coughing couldn't do anything before taking a breathing treatment. We are not even gonna talking about air quality. But hey Almost down 10 #'s.... Read more

  • Memorial Day

    5/29/2016 10:11:23 AM, by GAYLLYNNE

    This is my dad. He was a WWII vet. He served in that horrific war, got a purple heart when he lost an arm. Of course, he was lucky because he came back. He married my mom, had two children and earned a living helping others. He passed away in 2011 at the age of 87. I miss him every day. L... Read more

  • Sunday - Being MINDFUL in all I do 05/29/2016

    5/29/2016 9:35:23 AM, by PLATINUM755

    "Be mindful of your self-talk. It's a conversation with the Universe."~David James Lees... Read more

  • Weather is crumby today but Gratitude

    5/29/2016 9:31:09 AM, by DOROTHY58X

    I'm greatful today for sleeping well last night and feeling even better today when I woke up. I am about to make a pot of coffee headed to be iced-coffee for the day. Breakfast is also on list of things to prepare soon. Looking forward to being productive today. Have a good day fellow Sparkers!... Read more

  • Tough Love

    5/29/2016 9:19:46 AM, by SUZYB53

    I'm looking forward to a time when my blog posts will be about constant forward motion. Does that ever happen? Or is it always two steps forward and one step back? Whatever....I have lost patience with myself for giving up and giving in...The inner food demon seems to be infinitely creative. Alw... Read more

  • Sunday......

    5/29/2016 8:40:18 AM, by RASPBERRY56

    The rest of the weekend will be plan-free (especially with the forecast for tomorrow) - I had a potential "solo plan" going, but that will need to be put on hold (I *will* make sure I do that at some point, though........even though it's not a long-distance thing (and I do NOT like my local area), t... Read more

  • Summer Strong •Day 35/56

    5/29/2016 5:51:25 AM, by LOSTNSPACE4NOW

    Summer Strong •Day 35/56: Total Body Hammer (05/28/16) #gavemyall #mevsme ... Read more

  • New found worth.

    5/29/2016 4:42:14 AM, by TCG290676

    I have felt so down and alone for so long now that i forgot what it was like to be a part of something. Sparkpeople has been an eye opener for me. I realise how many people there are who struggle like me to not only eat right and exercise but fit in with others and feel normal. I have a lot of frien... Read more

  • Week Four done!

    5/29/2016 4:12:23 AM, by SPORKLING

    I just realised I didn't make a week three update! So the end of May is upon us and I'm reflecting on what changes I've made and how well I've stuck to "I MAY try and loose weight in May" I have lost a total of 3.2 kgs this month - that's.. actually something awesome! To get to the u... Read more

  • Honor those...

    5/29/2016 2:50:32 AM, by DENISEKRE22

    ...who have served and are serving!... Read more

  • May 28, 2016 (Saturday)

    5/29/2016 2:39:45 AM, by WORKOUTWITHPAM

    Hello Everyone, Thank you for responding to my last blog. The rain on Thursday and Friday caused the races to be canceled. Today was warm and sunny most of the day, but it rained so hard the past couple of days that the track, pit, and parking lot were all too wet and muddy. I was OK with tha... Read more

  • Gods Day

    5/29/2016 1:29:45 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Be blessed send out love light joy and happiness prayers and blessings hugs... Read more

  • Gods Day

    5/29/2016 1:29:43 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Be blessed send out love light joy and happiness prayers and blessings hugs... Read more

  • Summer Strong •Day 34/56

    5/29/2016 1:02:39 AM, by LOSTNSPACE4NOW

    Summer Strong •Day 34/56: Chisel Endurance (05/28/16) #feeltheburn #endurance ... Read more

  • Okay so....

    5/29/2016 12:41:18 AM, by LKEBLISH

    I was supposed to have my day off but it never happened instead I worked out even more. But I feel good. So everyday but one for the past 11 days I burned more than 300 calories a day. Problem, always hungry. I drink more water than I should so I know it's not thirst, what should I do. I always want... Read more

  • I Finally WEIGH -IN

    5/29/2016 12:06:33 AM, by ZIPPOZEPPO

    When I started working for a healthier lifestyle. I promise myself, I would not weigh myself on any regular schedule. Watching my weight off and on all my life I never could get passed the disappointment of not losing weight when I had been really really trying. Weight Watcher was the worst, clapp... Read more

  • vacation bad diet off the tracks

    5/28/2016 11:37:50 PM, by FRANWILL1

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  • Bad day

    5/28/2016 11:33:54 PM, by SWALSH2010

    I had a pretty intense chat with my husband this morning. I've been fighting depression for a while now and it reared its ugly head today. I hate how all my problems seem to make a complete circle back to my weight. He asked me," when was the last time I felt completely happy". My answer was ab... Read more

  • 5/28/16 - Bedtime

    5/28/2016 11:28:34 PM, by GORDON66

    My wonderful neighbored mowed my front lawn. Planted more tomatoes and some green peppers. By the end of the holiday weekend, my vegetable garden should be complete. I tried a bottle of Goose Island 312 Urban Wheat beer, and I liked it a lot. Sweet dreams everyone!!! Leslie ... Read more

  • Day 653 Do you always agree with your pedometer?

    5/28/2016 11:28:30 PM, by CALAMITIE

    I usually don't question the steps because I know how hard I work on those. But some days it seems to tell me I used up way more calories than I thought I did or it tells me I slept more hours than I know I did. I guess as long as I'm still it thinks I'm sleeping? I don't know, just asking. ... Read more

  • gratefulness blog 4

    5/28/2016 11:27:24 PM, by HIMELISSA2007

    I am proud of myself today because I listened intently and gave support to my daughter. I am grateful For the time i had with my grandson For breakfast/lunch with my son For Sparkfriends ... Read more

  • Beauty

    5/28/2016 10:12:59 PM, by ALEXSGIRL1

    "The kind of beauty I want most is the hard-to-get kind that comes from within strength , courage, dignity ." Ruby Dee Hope you all had a special Saturday . Keep Looking for Hugs, Happiness and Healthy Living... Read more

  • Anxious

    5/28/2016 10:00:47 PM, by MRSPATM1

    I can not wait until I can work out. I think tomorrow I will try a chair work out since I'm not allowed to do cardio. So excited our pool opened two days early maybe I can get a pool work out in too.... Read more

  • A Letter from Rainbow Bridge.

    5/28/2016 9:32:08 PM, by IAMAGEMLOVER

    Rainbow Bridge Just this side of heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge. When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to Rainbow Bridge. There are meadows and hills for all of our special friends so they can run and play together. There is plenty of food... Read more

  • Carbs

    5/28/2016 9:24:17 PM, by CCLARKFF-EMT

    I'm not giving up, I'm moving forward.... Read more

  • Nola Strikes Again

    5/28/2016 9:00:42 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Today was the last day of the All-Town Rummage Sale and because she was spending the day with us, four-year-old Nola went with me to some sales in a very pretty rural area North of town. On the way, I reminded Nola that she should stay right with me, not touch anything, and to not beg for any toys.... Read more

  • Out of the hospital

    5/28/2016 8:53:52 PM, by UUSUZANNE

    Shortness of breath started getting worse again, so Monday I went to the ER (also had chest pain and, during exercise, dizziness - almost fainted). The good news: my arteries and lungs are fine. The not so good news: my heart is showing signs of stress, and my blood pressure is quite high. So I have... Read more

  • Exercise

    5/28/2016 7:15:30 PM, by CHARVELL7

    8 lb toning ball. A big mat to do floor exercises. I just did stretches. I sat down and lifted the ball up to my chest then out front lowering it to the floor and back. I could feel it in my waist, arms and shoulders. Then I lifted it from shoulder over my head down to the other shoulder. Also us... Read more

  • Everyone Struggles!

    5/28/2016 6:41:13 PM, by NYTERYDER

    The difference between those who are successful and those who fail is simply taking the first step to overcome their struggles. Sometimes it only takes one small step to convince yourself that you can climb the mountain or to realize that the mountain is really just a molehill. Today has been a... Read more

  • Obesity Class 3

    5/28/2016 6:02:41 PM, by NIAMEENU

    Turned 25 and i am still on the darker side of my life. I hate being this size now. I hate how people bully me. I hate how i feel about myself now. Living in a society where being a PLUS size girl is a crime, you'll not get a job even after holding a m.phil degree. Get easily ditched by people just ... Read more

  • Owning MY Struggles

    5/28/2016 5:58:59 PM, by LLEARYEITNIEAR

    On February 15, 2016 my three children were made homeless because one of the children disclosed that they were being abused by a family member. My options were clear, get out or hang around and see what happened next. I was already dealing with a child suffering from severe depression that was manif... Read more

  • The 6 Senses and Our Weight Loss go hand in hand

    5/28/2016 4:48:40 PM, by LADYLUK

    I was not really sure what I was going to journal about today. But the one thing that kept popping in to my mind was the good support system that I have. It is my family and while they are not perfect they are supportive of what I am trying to do. I don't just mean about losing weight but in what e... Read more

  • More About Me and my weight!

    5/28/2016 4:36:26 PM, by KAILEYNALL

    My weight has been up and down most of my life. I would say I started gaining weight in middle school and would lose it but highschool. I moved and switching schools caused a lot of depression to come into my life. I was bullied and very few friends at the new school. I would stay in the girls bathr... Read more

  • Goals

    5/28/2016 4:04:42 PM, by DMGUMAER

    My goals .... to be healthy at whatever weight that happens for me and my body. Today I realized I weigh more now then I did when I delivered all three of my children. Now granted I was more focused on getting my bachelor's and raising 3 kids without losing my mind. Well last week I accomplished... Read more