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  • Struggling

    3/15/2014 9:56:24 PM, by LILMISSRED79

    I've been really distracted about Sparking and weight loss over the past week, so I've been trying to figure out what's going on. I haven't been... Read more

  • Thursday Ramblings

    3/6/2014 1:16:05 PM, by LILMISSRED79

    I've felt my attention to health getting pulled away as the "stuff" of life has crowded in. I'm trying to re-engage and refocus as best as possi... Read more

  • Good-bye Rick, I'll miss you

    3/5/2014 10:00:55 PM, by KATD13

    On Monday, March 3rd, my ex husband passed away. We'd been divorced for almost 20 years. But we were always on friendly terms. We were a un... Read more

  • 312 little steps!

    3/4/2014 2:04:45 PM, by BJFREE

    ok, so there's this wellness program at work. It's called stairs to wellness or something like that. It's good for us Wisconsinites still feeli... Read more

  • February results/ March planning

    3/1/2014 12:47:48 PM, by LILMISSRED79

    I'm down a little more than 5 pounds for the month of February! I lost an inch around my waist! ... Read more

  • Challenge - Day 1

    2/27/2014 11:04:13 AM, by HEALTHYCANBEFUN

    When I fall off of my running schedule, the best way for me to get back on track is to sign up for a really challenging race, like a half maratho... Read more

  • Hump Day!

    2/26/2014 6:57:38 PM, by LILMISSRED79

    Well, I went to the doctor but there isn't much to report. I'm having blood work done next week so hopefully that will shed some light and eithe... Read more

  • Note to self:

    2/25/2014 5:32:56 PM, by SCUBADIVA50

    "It's probably not a good idea to run around the side of the house, the walkway is un-even and you might trip and fall and end up in the emergenc... Read more

  • Doctor's Appointment

    2/25/2014 12:25:37 PM, by LILMISSRED79

    Over the weekend I visited my cousin. She's five years older than I am, and she's been having a lot of health issues. She had been feeling esp... Read more

  • But I'm not a republican!!!!

    2/24/2014 12:20:50 PM, by BJFREE

    First patient I saw in the office talked about losing 50 pounds and keeping it off. She eats apples a lot. She likes them. She eats salads tha... Read more

  • What an amazing morning!

    2/23/2014 4:42:49 PM, by LILMISSRED79

    While the drought here in California is not a good thing, I thought I'd take advantage of the beautiful sunshine and walk the 3/4 of a mile to ch... Read more

  • Surprise Solo 5K

    2/23/2014 3:14:16 PM, by BJFREE

    So I'm getting on the treadmill this morning. I forgot to put my fitbit on, so I'm tempted to go back upstairs and get it. I'm also tempted to ... Read more

  • A Saturday Laugh

    2/22/2014 11:41:09 AM, by LILMISSRED79

    I've been blogging a lot about the importance of being like teflon and letting the opinions of others roll right off of me. I saw this picture t... Read more

  • Embracing the Positive

    2/20/2014 1:51:36 PM, by LILMISSRED79

    I've known for some time that one of my biggest challenges in getting healthy was learning to believe that I was worthy of it. That I had what i... Read more

  • Carb Monster

    2/19/2014 12:54:57 PM, by LILMISSRED79

    In an effort to stay within all my nutritional ranges, I tend to plan out meals a day in advance so that I am prepared and don't... Read more

  • Help me, I'm melting!

    2/18/2014 3:21:01 PM, by BJFREE

    OK, I'm kidding. It's 32 degrees out and I had to take off my coat when I went for a walk over lunch (whoo-hoo! Finding time to exercise). I a... Read more

  • The long weekend

    2/18/2014 12:42:38 AM, by LILMISSRED79

    Can I just say that I love having 3-day weekends?! Oh man, I had such a good time! I'm feeling quite accomplished, too- here are the highlights... Read more

  • Celebrating Self-Love

    2/14/2014 1:45:11 PM, by LILMISSRED79

    This morning as I was getting ready for work, I thought to myself, I cant wait until I have a sexy little body to show off. I want amazing abs... Read more

  • Dear Self

    2/14/2014 12:07:25 PM, by ANONSI

    Dear Self, I love you. Did you know that? I don't tell you I love you nearly enough, but I do. I love the way you are getting stronger ... Read more

  • Intention and Visualization

    2/11/2014 11:25:03 PM, by LILMISSRED79

    I've been trying to catch bits of the Olympics here and there while they're on. I just love how inspiring the athletes are and the sense of inte... Read more

  • Updates

    2/10/2014 1:52:40 PM, by LILMISSRED79

    The last time I weighed myself I was up half a pound. That being said, I've been on target in terms of nutrition, exercise, water... Read more

  • Disney/Biggest Loser

    2/7/2014 2:38:16 PM, by HEALTHYCANBEFUN

    Just read an excellent article about NBC's "Biggest Loser." Love the show, but it does set some unrealistic expectations. Definitely a good read ... Read more

  • Declare It Day

    2/6/2014 6:41:13 PM, by HEALTHYCANBEFUN

    Well, I had a long post typed up, but SparkPeople deleted it so... long st... Read more

  • CVS no longer selling tobacco products?!

    2/5/2014 5:51:18 PM, by LILMISSRED79

    I read the below linked article on the BBC news today. Apparently CVS Pharmacies has decided to take a $2 BILLION dollar hit to their bottom lin... Read more

  • Fighting Fire with Fire

    2/4/2014 7:08:14 PM, by LILMISSRED79

    Back in 2009 when I first joined SP, I wrote a blog about motivation. I believed that the key to long-term weight loss was in tapping into one's... Read more

  • A-Z Blog Game

    2/3/2014 8:14:39 PM, by LILMISSRED79

    A is for Age: 34 B is for Booze: I'll have a drink maybe once a month or so. Usually wine or a girly drink. C is for Car: Jeep Gran... Read more

  • Broke Another Chair

    2/3/2014 2:16:21 PM, by KATD13

    Yup, I've broken two rocking chairs now. I am overweight, about 40 pounds overweight. But really, is 158 pounds enough to break two wooden ... Read more

  • NSV's

    2/1/2014 1:31:55 AM, by LILMISSRED79

    The non-scale victories in this blog are brought to you by mindfulness and determination. Yesterday I was a... Read more

  • Embracing the good

    1/29/2014 5:13:16 PM, by LILMISSRED79

    Well, as I mentioned in a previous blog, I'm trying to be more mindful about my behaviors after seeing Brene Brown's Ted Talks on vulnerability a... Read more

  • The first day of the Big Plan.

    1/28/2014 12:02:47 AM, by DUTCHIEKIWI

    The twins started Grade 2 today..... my wee boy said he had butterflies in his tummy, I told him so did I. They grow up too fast! Even th... Read more

  • Home for the weekend

    1/27/2014 6:06:52 PM, by LILMISSRED79

    I had a great time this weekend visiting friends from my old stomping grounds and celebrating my niece's birthday. One of my friends had a baby ... Read more

  • Feeling happy

    1/24/2014 1:55:05 PM, by LILMISSRED79

    I'm feeling really good about where my life is headed right now. I'm still enjoying my new job, I'm much more consistent about meeting my nutrit... Read more

  • Started a blog page

    1/24/2014 11:41:41 AM, by CTTAGENT

    I took a leap and started a blog page last night. I want to use it as a start to introducing myself, whether it be just for getting my story out... Read more

  • Dutchie is "Home"

    1/23/2014 9:28:53 PM, by DUTCHIEKIWI

    G'day Sparkers Last week I lost half a kilo, I am feeling positive of course knowing that 0.5 kg is only a tiny start, but a start neverthe... Read more

  • Today's recipe

    1/19/2014 12:50:15 AM, by CTTAGENT

    Today was a day of trying another new recipe. Today's was Alicha Beef. I added some spinach and carrots to this one. The taste was very good! ... Read more

  • We may not have it all together, but together we have it all

    1/17/2014 5:01:57 PM, by DUTCHIEKIWI

    Good day Sparkers, It's always a challenge to get started and to find your way back to the right path. Making healthy choices a habit agai... Read more

  • Dutchie goes Shabby Chic.

    1/14/2014 10:13:39 PM, by DUTCHIEKIWI

    First of all: Happy New Year to all of you Sparkers out there! Lets make this year count! Read more

  • Today's recipe

    1/13/2014 12:22:29 AM, by CTTAGENT

    Today's new recipe was Bacon Sloppy Joes. I am working on adding some veggies in small amounts into some dishes that I make. This was not an ex... Read more

  • 2014 Will Be The Year

    1/12/2014 9:18:22 AM, by LUCY1979

    I've been a member of SP for a long time but I have not been using this site as often as I should. Unfortunately I have had to lose the same 10 ... Read more

  • Mistakes are awesome!

    1/10/2014 12:26:43 PM, by LILMISSRED79

    I'm realizing that if this new lifestyle is truly going to be a permanent thing, it's not enough to change my behaviors (like eating right and ex... Read more

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