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  • Week 25 Post VSG Update

    4/26/2016 1:29:20 PM, by CALLIKIA

    Howdy! I know it's been a little while. Please forgive me - life has been active and busy and crazy! They've got me traveling all over the sta... Read more

  • Results are In!!!!

    4/25/2016 9:00:00 PM, by TBVALEGIRL

    I feel good today, I didn't weight myself last week. I weighed this Sunday, I'm down 10 lbs!!!!! I can see and feel a difference in my clothes. Y... Read more

  • Me!

    4/25/2016 6:53:18 PM, by PROUDMOM04

    Really working at putting me as a priority. Slowly but surely. Deciding to not sit and watch my daughters gymnastics practice and going to the gy... Read more

  • My too big clothes!

    4/25/2016 4:51:27 PM, by LISAM812

    I'm hoping that I will be successful and be able to donate all of my clothes to others who can benefit from them.... Read more

  • a rainy day

    4/25/2016 11:58:57 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is also a cooler day here today. that is okay with me. i feel that i did well on the job interview today. i will relax for the rest of the day... Read more

  • Back.... Back Again

    4/25/2016 11:01:13 AM, by WONDERFULME365

    What can I say? I lived up to my first blog and manage quite well with starting off right and it slowly fades away. i can say i haven't lost or g... Read more

  • a new day

    4/24/2016 11:03:49 AM, by MOMMY445

    i have a job interview tomorrow morning for a steady job! woo hoo! so today i am taking it easy and making sure i have what i want to wear,bring ... Read more

  • What comes naturally

    4/24/2016 8:18:22 AM, by PHARM1209

    My son and his friend wanted to go to the park yesterday to practice their soccer moves. I drove them, so I walked the park while they ran, ki... Read more

  • Success One Step At A Time

    4/23/2016 2:27:40 PM, by PROUDMOM04

    Loosing weight for me has been a 19 yr on going battle for me. Never really struggled until after having my children. Now at my age it's getting ... Read more

  • Going the distance

    4/23/2016 9:29:27 AM, by NURSESROCK3

    I'm doing as much as I can to increase activity. We ... Read more

  • Headaches

    4/23/2016 7:32:30 AM, by FERRELBD

    I've had headaches all week. I don't know if it's withdrawal from sugar, because I haven't eaten a lot of it or binged on carbs in the afternoon,... Read more

  • Packed Lunch Review 4/22/216

    4/22/2016 5:39:00 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    Happy Friday Everyone! Well I didn't pack my lunch today. So here is the twist on my packed lunch review...shall I find myself without a lu... Read more

  • it's friday

    4/22/2016 9:12:21 AM, by MOMMY445

    a mild day again here today. then it will be cooler and more sunny over the weekend, with a chance of rain on sunday. that is fine with me and my... Read more

  • Over Eating & Food Addiction Confessions

    4/21/2016 10:52:42 PM, by JAMITURNER1977

    #1 I literally think about food 90% of the day. #2 I ... Read more

  • Packed Lunch Review 4/21/2016

    4/21/2016 6:26:17 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    Almost forgot to review today! Well I'm doing pretty well packing lunch this week. I am 3/3 of days worked this week! Today: ... Read more

  • Reasons for losing weight

    4/20/2016 9:20:06 PM, by NURSESROCK3

    I'm reading a book called The Beck Diet Solution and ... Read more

  • Beautiful Day

    4/20/2016 6:31:25 PM, by TBVALEGIRL

    Today the weather was beautiful!! I had a day off from work, but I did some volunteer time at the local Habitat For Humanity. It feels good to g... Read more

  • Packed Lunch Review 4/20/16

    4/20/2016 4:29:20 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    Happy Hump Day! I was a little boring with my lunch today....same as yesterday so easy to track! Chicken Salad Salad - Yummy! Ho... Read more

  • I'm Baaack!!!

    4/20/2016 1:02:50 PM, by JLPARKHURST

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  • Negative Self Talk

    4/20/2016 11:19:44 AM, by FERRELBD

    I know I'm disgusted with myself, but I am still shocked at how prevalent and POWERFUL my negativity is. I've taken a 3 mile walk/jog at lunchtim... Read more

  • Personal Day

    4/20/2016 10:48:29 AM, by PHARM1209

    I took the day off. I took the day off and I gave my son the day off too. Today my 14 year old and I are going to see the Cubs and Cards p... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    4/20/2016 9:39:27 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful sunny day here today. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • New year, New Healthy life style.

    4/19/2016 6:00:21 PM, by TWEETYBRID21

    This year I have made some big changes. I have quit smoking, it's been 24 days. Eating healthier and going to start to work out more than I hav... Read more

  • Chase that Wagon on fire!!

    4/19/2016 4:43:23 PM, by JENMAGS

    I would love to be able to tell myself that everyday. I first joined Spark in 2011 and took off full steam ahead and left a pile of ashes in... Read more

  • Packed Lunch Review 4/19/16

    4/19/2016 1:19:08 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    Happy Tuesday. I took a mental health day yesterday so no review for 4/18. Eating right is so easy when I'm at home and have time! Any hooo.... Read more

  • a sunny day

    4/19/2016 9:41:19 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day where my allergies are flaring up a bit this morning. the other day, they really flared up. at the moment, they are not flaring up too much... Read more

  • Here I am again...

    4/18/2016 2:14:36 PM, by FERRELBD

    4/18/16 - Amazing that, rereading my few blog entries, the recurring theme is that I'm at an all time low. I guess that's what bring me back. And... Read more

  • it is a sunny day

    4/18/2016 9:00:44 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is also very mild here,too! woo hoo! all the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyoen!... Read more

  • Gold medal!

    4/17/2016 2:04:14 PM, by JENN53888

    I started off this week doing the 10K so I got 18K in steps on my tracker so I decided this would be the week I'd get a gold med... Read more

  • Aligned

    4/17/2016 8:43:29 AM, by PHARM1209

    Throughout my life, I've had these periods where things - all things - seem to get a little off track; a little out of focus. Like the fabri... Read more

  • Weekends

    4/16/2016 9:15:46 PM, by PROUDMOM04

    Saturday's can be difficult for me to get motivated. Not a great sleeper so come Saturday I am usually more tired than I thought. Today I ended u... Read more

  • Back at it.

    4/15/2016 10:42:14 PM, by RENA31

    So after losing tons of weight (195 to 145), I'm back at it again. My dad died. I got depressed and gained 20 pounds back. I'm so frustrated t... Read more

  • Packed Lunch Review 4/15/16

    4/15/2016 2:23:20 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    Today's Packed Lunch Review: TGIF....I've been so disorganized this week that I barely found something to pack today! Here it is ... Read more

  • it is a sunny day

    4/15/2016 8:53:37 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful,mild,sunny spring day here today. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone and a great wee... Read more

  • Hey You!

    4/15/2016 8:25:42 AM, by MRSPINCKNEY

    Ephesians 2:10 (AMPC) For we are Godís [own] handiw... Read more

  • Thursday

    4/14/2016 9:50:20 PM, by PROUDMOM04

    Weighed in today and I am the lightest I've been in about 2 1/2 yrs! Pretty excited! ... Read more

  • Adventures in Fairyland!

    4/14/2016 9:03:40 PM, by SLBROOKS3

    I play this game on Facebook called Fairyland and it has been going on for over 6 years. The thing is I got into this thing called Fairy tales w... Read more

  • Packed Lunch Review 4/14/16

    4/14/2016 12:39:45 PM, by MOMTOMONKEYS2

    I have a new goal. Its to focus on my veggies intake which I've let stray to lower than it should be. In order to help with this I'm going to a... Read more

  • Depression Sneaking In

    4/14/2016 11:00:16 AM, by MOM_OF_AN_ANGEL

    This time of year is very hard for me. I get moody and teary eyed. Sometimes I just want to sleep. Mostly becasue April 16th is my son's birthday... Read more

  • Tofu Today

    4/13/2016 5:48:21 PM, by TOB4MAD

    I thought it would be worth a tofu try today and I mu... Read more

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