It's that time of Year again!
So, the holidays are upon us and I have been doing a lot of thinking. Sure I think about holistic health and fitness all the time, but what I've been thinking about the most is how people always condemn themselves and their weight loss journey ... Read more
Six years truly is a long time. I had not realized how long I had actually been a member of SparkPeople; no wonder they hold such an influential place in my life. I remember starting into my journey with them. Boy was I afraid, but I soon got... Read more
I have been a member of SparkPeople for 2,099 days! This is incredible to me; for the first time in my life I have stuck with something until the end and beyond. This site with all the information, wonderful staff, and great new friends that I... Read more
I am enjoying a snow day with my family. Since I now live in Alabama, I do not own any sleds. We have been creatively using storage lids and clothes baskets :) Neighbors have joined us since we have a small hill outside of our apartment.
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Meant to post this before
So, yesterday (Jan 22) I quit my job! It was really hard, but I really felt it needed to be done. I am working toward building my own business so that I can work from home and have been using this Law of Attraction thing. It is all new... Read more
I have strayed
I have strayed so far over this past year. I have really taken a detour. I have started to feel like a hypocrite; for a few years now I have been the one sharing healthy living advice with others. I have been there as their support and share... Read more
Why I decided to become a weight loss coach
I initially became a weight loss coach as a way to reach children and help them live healthier more fit lives. I was/am a teacher and work with children on a daily basis. My passion lies deep with the health and well-being of children. I want... Read more
QOTD - MARCH 13 - REFLECTION WEDNESDAY
Since our week-long challenge includes reminding ourselves of our reasons for the healthy journey, share on the thread exactly WHY you have joined Sparks, the BLC and the NINJAS!
~ 195.2 Booooooo :( my... Read more
A year of challenges
At the beginning of January, I set out to challenge myself this year. CHALLENGE has definitely completely began to embody my actions for the year; I am so glad I picked it as my word. I am getting so much accomplished toward balancing my life.... Read more
Dear 16 yr old me
Hey Jess, cheer up!
Take some time to enjoy your accomplishments and allow yourself to believe that you can do it! You are a starter on your softball team, you are first flutist, you are an A student, you have apart time job and you have... Read more
Weigh in success!
After being so worried yesterday, I was down 1.4 pounds this morning. Read more
I have stayed within my calorie ranges and I've completed over 300 mins of exercise this week. I should have a loss. However, as many women know, my friend came today and the scale is not my friend. I did stay in range today and got a 30 min ... Read more
Ran for 1st time in long time
I have decided that on Saturdays and Sundays I'm going to run on the treadmill. It will be a change from my M-F routines and a little easier. However, I realized that I have not run in a very, very, very long time.
I only ran for 30 minut... Read more
I find many ask this question, including myself
I am doing everything right, yet I am not losing weight. Why not?
I do not know what your exact nutrition and exercise looks like, but I truly believe that these tips may help you find some answers. I know at one point or another they hav... Read more
I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE snow. When I decided to move to AL I was so sad that that I would never get to see any again. Well, it's snowing today and I'm so excited. Just wanted to share a small video.... Read more
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