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  • BYFAITH2015
    can you blog to your page from the spark people app??? - 8/16/2016 3:09:26 PM
    I am 68 years old, and do the VON twice a week exercise program, and the Health Unit's twice a week exercise program. I am going to start taking horseback riding lessons next week...getting out of my comfort zone.
    Started writing down everything I eat again....I did this last year and 20 pounds came off and I was never hungry and not craving anything because I denied myself nothing. But it worked.
    We took a month long trip to Portugal in March and I came back not gaining any weight, but we did a lot of walking. However, since then I have put 8 pounds back on, so now getting down to brass tacks and journaling my food intake again. Will let you know how I'm doing in a couple of weeks. - 7/15/2016 1:06:49 PM
    Sorry but I was disappointed to see the article yoga with Bethany Frankel. I don't feel she's a good role model...did you look into her background? She's had eating disorders, will do anything to make a buck. I love Sparkpeople, but I think you dropped the ball on this one. - 7/15/2016 1:01:38 PM
  • Patricia, when I click on BLOGS, at the top of my Spark Page, there's 2 options:

    Add blog entry


    Add a video blog.

    I think you have to be on your Spark People Page and then click on BLOGS on the top banner. - 6/22/2016 1:29:27 PM
  • But where do you post a video blog entry? I read the instructions but I have a feeling they're old because I see nowhere to upload video in the blog on my Sparkpage.
    answer.asp?id=122 - 6/15/2016 10:08:35 AM
  • Word of advice for PC users: Write your blog entry in a word processing document and copy and paste it into your blog. I typed 30 minutes yesterday and accidentally hit a key that deleted the whole thing using the blog I had done this before on other sites but forgot about the risk.

    That said, blog on!!! - 4/23/2016 6:35:18 PM
  • I was on sparks PEOPLE 2 YRS AGO ,AND LOST 41 POUNDS . YEAH! but being lax and too confident slowing regaining I have gained back 8 pounds, sob .
    but decided to get back on the band wagon and take back my life once again.
    I know the recipes surely help me and logging what I eat. planned to start yesterday and did start then I realized at noon it was Lent ( church) and we signed up to eat there the week before. what to do? what to do? I realized I already tracked my brk fst and lunch so I was pretty good ,(on calories yet) figured I would nibble ... when i got home and calculated what I ate,.... I still had 300 left for a snack so I proved to my self that tracking what I eat proves ,I can do it. - 2/18/2016 7:19:22 AM
    One word of caution: There is no way to make blogs private or for friends only, and no way to turn off commenting. People will comment. They have called me a liar, told me I was doing it wrong, etc. Blog at your own risk. - 12/22/2015 12:42:26 PM
    As a few other people have mentioned, this article does NOT give any information about how to start a blog on SparkPeople. I have looked around and tried to ask the question in FAQs but still can't figure it out. Clear instructions would be helpful! - 11/29/2015 9:29:09 AM
    Thank you so very much for starting sparkpeople I am so greatful .. looking forward in this helping to motivate and help me understand about my eating patterns and exercise or lack of it . Thank you again :) my first day today Oct. 11, 2015 - 10/12/2015 3:08:07 AM
  • October 5,2015 is My very first day. I am in hopes that this will help me make a change for a healthier life. Nothing else seems to work so far. My goal is to lose 2 lbs per week . so wish me luck for this week . - 10/5/2015 6:51:04 PM
    Am new to this both Sparks & blogging. So far so good with the menu & exercise. After 5 days on my doing both diet & exercise and loosing 4 lbs I had a family reunion yesterday with lots of good food s. figured I'd gain . but I tried to watch my portion sizes, so not only did I not gain weight but lost1/2 a lb. A great surprise. At this rate I should meet my goal. But i understand there will be days when I fall off the track, but then will have to get back on with out feeling guilty..Tomorrow is a new day and a fresh restart. thanks for all the help. - 9/28/2015 8:20:36 AM
  • I have been blogging on my page for a while now and would like to share it with the community. I don't know how to do that. Any help would be appreciated. - 6/24/2015 8:23:12 PM
    After reading this article, i still can't find how start my own blog. - 6/17/2015 11:59:30 PM
  • Thanks so much for your "Blog direction". Will now be able to start one thanks to you : )

    - 6/17/2015 1:19:40 PM

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