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  • Day off from packing (finally)

    8/18/2016 6:45:04 PM, by SQUIRRELMOMMA1

    Did three full laps again today and then later DD and I headed over to the mall in Ann Arbor to walk around and window shop. So far I am up to o... Read more

  • Back at it - Week 6

    8/18/2016 3:49:54 PM, by NHES220

    Well, this has certainly been an eventful week and not in a good way! Thursday night my 92 year old father fell at home and my sister who lives c... Read more

  • motivation

    8/18/2016 1:58:46 PM, by CHANNON75

    How come some days you are just more motivated than others? I am having one of those days where I am not very interested in working out. Thank ... Read more

  • Life Is ...

    8/18/2016 9:28:23 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    "Life is a song - sing it. Life is a game - play it. Life is... Read more

  • Day 18

    8/18/2016 7:48:38 AM, by GEAUXN

    I went to bed around 9:30 last night but I sure didn't want to get up this morning at 4:30. Sleep problems are very common in TBI survivors and ... Read more

  • 900 Soda-Free Days!

    8/18/2016 4:12:19 AM, by BROOKELORREN

    Hello, I'm Brooke, and I'm a Coke addict. That is, I'm a recovering Coke addict. This week, I reached my 900th day without a soda. ... Read more

  • Thursday

    8/17/2016 11:18:30 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Looks like I may get justice for my brothers death... Read more

  • So far, so good!

    8/17/2016 9:06:49 PM, by EMPHYREAN

    Still haven't been getting all my calories in which is causing me to loose weight too fast. That's normally a recipe for trouble as it cannot be ... Read more

  • Day 17

    8/17/2016 5:57:41 PM, by GEAUXN

    I was really busy at work today ... hooray! This is the kind of work that I have been dying to do for 4-1/2 years now. When I go full time in a... Read more

  • Day 3

    8/17/2016 1:32:06 PM, by LAKEMOM15

    So far so good! I went to the Y Monday and Tuesday, did a mile on the treadmill (went from 23 minutes to 21...hahahaa) and 3 sets of 20 reps on 4... Read more

  • AC is out

    8/17/2016 12:26:53 PM, by MRSOLIVER455

    So our AC quit Sunday night into Monday....womp womp.... Read more

  • Where Did That Come From?

    8/17/2016 10:56:44 AM, by SQUIRRELMOMMA1

    More boxing and hauling yesterday and not enough steps to talk about but I was still moving so it is all good. Today, while quite humid, is cool... Read more

  • Good News and Bad News

    8/17/2016 10:25:34 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    The trouble with most of us is that we'd rathe... Read more

  • Inspiring Story

    8/17/2016 9:55:53 AM, by SHE_DID

    My family enjoys preparing for the weekdays to Good Morning America. Usually we find these inspiring stories on there, however, today while at wo... Read more

  • And once again.....

    8/16/2016 2:29:54 PM, by LAKEMOM15

    I am once again starting over on my health and wellness journey. It seems like a broken record... but at 43 years old and 242lbs I have got to do... Read more

  • 1/2/20/40/100

    8/16/2016 10:59:17 AM, by SHE_DID

    This represents what my weight loss goals are all about: #1- Me, myself & I- It all begins with us. We have to take care of ourselves and be the... Read more

  • On Being Nice

    8/16/2016 9:36:25 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Whatever else you do today, find somebody to b... Read more

  • Day 16

    8/16/2016 7:48:24 AM, by GEAUXN

    Today I am going to my very first convocation at the college. This is my 5th fall as a temporary worker. On September 1st I will officially be... Read more

  • Just move my butt.

    8/16/2016 6:25:56 AM, by WKINGUP

    Dragged my butt out of bed this morning and did my 10. That is a big achievement. Normally I lay in bed til the last possible minute, vowing to d... Read more

  • I Feel Like an Athlete

    8/16/2016 3:38:04 AM, by BROOKELORREN

    It seems strange for me to say, but lately, I've been feeling like I'm an athlete. I certainly don't look like an athlete. I don't perform ... Read more

  • Day 15

    8/15/2016 12:04:56 PM, by GEAUXN

    It's Monday and it's raining ... what a way to start the week! We really need the rain and as long as we're not flooded (we were yesterday) I do... Read more

  • Control!

    8/15/2016 10:04:35 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    You cannot control what happens to you, but you can control your attitude toward what happens to you, and in that, you will be mastering change r... Read more

  • I blew it.

    8/15/2016 8:07:27 AM, by WKINGUP

    I blew all the hard work I put into last week. The weekend is difficult for me. Especially in this heat. I didn't work out Sat or Sunday and unfo... Read more

  • Future exercise class

    8/14/2016 6:09:06 PM, by SQUIRRELMOMMA1

    The house is slowly emptying. There are few pieces of large furniture that we can't move on our own, just too heavy. Our china cabinet and the ... Read more

  • It will be worth it.

    8/14/2016 5:04:34 PM, by 50PLUSYOUNG

    Well this is going to be a lot of work. Stayed on track for the most part for the last week. Guests caused a few more glasses of wine drank tha... Read more

  • Exercise

    8/14/2016 1:40:31 PM, by SHE_DID

    I wanted to make sure that I got my 30 minutes of exercise in as I have done so well for this first week. Although, currently we... Read more

  • My Story

    8/14/2016 1:27:02 PM, by ~INDYGIRL

    1. What brought you to SparkPeople? I was at 460 pounds and bedridden. My back had herniated, slipped, and protruding disks with pinched n... Read more

  • The End of the Summer

    8/14/2016 11:21:51 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Today I will be attending the family "end of summer" (sort of) barbecue. I am the chef. The local school board has the seasons all skewed. ... Read more

  • Stay strong

    8/14/2016 10:59:48 AM, by IDICEM

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  • Snacked too much!

    8/14/2016 8:07:09 AM, by EMPHYREAN

    I smacked way too much yesterday. Still was within my calorie intake goals, but 430 calories was due to snacking. It was Saturday, so it's not as... Read more

  • Gods day

    8/13/2016 11:35:04 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Enjoy your day and pry for peace nd justice hugs... Read more

  • More moving tales

    8/13/2016 4:43:46 PM, by SQUIRRELMOMMA1

    So we finally have a closing date on the house and the farmland. Still over a week away but DH has been busy digging out all sorts of stuff from... Read more

  • Technical Failures

    8/13/2016 11:24:58 AM, by SLJWATTS

    My scale failed on "weigh in day" God got me to hit my scale yesterday and it came up error. you know your technology is old when you go on the i... Read more

  • The Jamboree is Today

    8/13/2016 9:59:58 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Headed for the GFL pre-season jamboree! Youth football rocks! ... Read more

  • Down 21!!!

    8/13/2016 9:37:49 AM, by MRSOLIVER455

    I'm down 21lbs since July 12th! I know these are high numbers because I'm just getting started but it makes me so happy!! I'm officially under th... Read more

  • Saturday

    8/12/2016 11:31:03 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Just letting everyone know I am going to get justice for my brother who died due to neglect and improper diagnosis and wrong diagnosis and abusi... Read more

  • Five days down, not that I'm counting!

    8/12/2016 9:59:40 PM, by EMPHYREAN

    Still struggling with getting all my calories in. This... Read more

  • An Attitude of Gratitude

    8/12/2016 9:53:58 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving ... Read more

  • TGIF

    8/11/2016 11:04:49 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Have a wonderful and very blessed day sending light love joy and happiness hugs... Read more

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