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A flurry of curry!
6/4/2014 8:00:38 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Well, I had a slightly panicky moment today... but through the power of teamwork, good knife skills and a well-stocked pantry and spice drawer, it was...  Read more

EMMAFLY

One Week
6/4/2014 2:39:06 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Over the last week I have done some things different. I wasn't really sure what to do with my exercise program were to start, where to go, I was pret...  Read more

WYOREBEL22

Oooh, shiny workout!
6/2/2014 10:59:54 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Well, the latest workout craze that's sweeping Facebook is one I'm a little familiar with after someone posted about it here a year or so ago: 30-DAY...  Read more

EMMAFLY

A week off, and now: THE GYM
5/30/2014 8:23:58 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I kind of took a week off from caring. I know it doesn't work like that, but man, I have so much on my plate with the new job I find myself emotionall...  Read more

NOBLECABOOSE

~To The Beginning~
5/28/2014 6:19:20 PM,  2 COMMENTS

The last 10 years have been a struggle on and off with my weight. I do really well for a short period of time and then I fall off the wagon and go ba...  Read more

WYOREBEL22

#FitFood Day 10
5/21/2014 10:26:23 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Breakfast: Cottage cheese with peaches Called for: 1 cup low-fat cottage cheese with 1/2 cup canned peaches. Toast 1 slice whole grain bread with 1...  Read more

LIVINGDEAD_GIRL

#FitFood Day 9
5/21/2014 9:38:18 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Breakfast: Pear-fect english muffin Called for: 1 toasted whole grain english muffin with 1 tbsp almond butter and 1 sliced pear and milk What...  Read more

LIVINGDEAD_GIRL

#FitFood Day 8
5/21/2014 8:58:47 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Starting Week 2 of the 30 Day Challenge, woot! Breakfast: Greek breakfast scramble Called for: 1/4 cup onions and peppers, oregano, 1 egg and 1...  Read more

LIVINGDEAD_GIRL

#FitFood Day 7
5/21/2014 8:29:09 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Breakfast: Berries and cream french toast Called for: combine 1 egg white with 2 tbsp milk, 1 tbsp orange juice and 1/2 tsp cinnamon, use 2 sliced b...  Read more

LIVINGDEAD_GIRL

Just keep swimming...just keep swimming...
5/21/2014 12:25:34 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Kind of a not-so-great food day yesterday. Not horrible, just ate more than I needed. Trying hard not to fall back into those bad habits. I know it...  Read more

BUGWITCH

May insanity brings June serenity?
5/20/2014 9:36:01 AM,  1 COMMENTS

This month has been incredibly busy... but I'm gearing up for June, because it's going to be awesome. Evan and I house-sat (and dwg-sat) for our...  Read more

EMMAFLY

Something to think about and remember everyday.
5/19/2014 10:02:03 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Everyone makes mistakes, has struggles and failures. But we also have opportunities, triumphs and success. The mistakes we make do not define us. Ea...  Read more

RAVEN_SKY

After-dinner binge
5/19/2014 8:35:04 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Last night, I finished dinner and was still snacky and I couldn't stop. After dinner I ate: Dark chocolate with peanut butter on it Two handf...  Read more

NOBLECABOOSE

DOWN 60 LBS
5/19/2014 9:02:48 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Wow That's a BIG number!!!!!!!! 60 LBS!!!!!!! Go me!!!!!! Go me!!!!!!! Go me!!!!!!! HAHAHAHA...  Read more

MMS416256302

Progress???
5/18/2014 10:51:02 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Seem to be making progress. Drinking lots of water and doing my best to control how much I eat. Was just sick again, which helps in the short term b...  Read more

BUGWITCH

The first 10
5/18/2014 3:21:10 AM,  1 COMMENTS

As stated in my previous blog post, my goal this week is to do two ten minute workouts. I just did my first. I didn't go for a run. I didn't do a ke...  Read more

NOBLECABOOSE

#FitFood Day 6
5/17/2014 10:57:23 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Breakfast: Rise and shine breakfast sandwich Called for: 2 slices bread, 1 cooked egg, 1 slice ham, and 2 slice cheese What I did: I made an ov...  Read more

LIVINGDEAD_GIRL

Should I exercise today?
5/17/2014 9:32:37 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Every day I wake up with varying levels of motivation. Almost always, I feel totally motivated...to have a leisurely cup of coffee and a poke around t...  Read more

NOBLECABOOSE

One tiny goal at a time.
5/17/2014 7:49:58 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I'm setting SMART goals for myself. Yes, I said I never wanted to start over again, but here I am starting over. I need to start very small, so I am...  Read more

NOBLECABOOSE

#FitFood Day 5
5/16/2014 11:33:34 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Breakfast: Hash brown haystack Called for: 1 serving frozen hash brown, 1 egg, 3 slices of tomato and 1 slice of cheese What I did: Well instea...  Read more

LIVINGDEAD_GIRL

#FitFood Day 4
5/15/2014 9:56:11 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Breakfast: Bacon 'n cheese oats Called for: 1/2 cup oats with 1 slice bacon, 1 green onion, 1/4 cup shredded cheese and paprika What I did: coo...  Read more

LIVINGDEAD_GIRL

#FitFood Day 3
5/14/2014 11:05:05 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Breakfast: Scrambled breakfast taco Called for: 1 tortilla, 1 scrambled egg, 2 tbsp cooked black beans, 1 tbsp shredded cheese, 2 tbsp salsa and 1/2...  Read more

LIVINGDEAD_GIRL

#FitFood Day 2
5/13/2014 11:22:20 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Breakfast: One minute microwave muffin Called for: whole grain english muffin, 1 egg, slice of ham, slice of tomato, slice of cheddar cheese, an ora...  Read more

LIVINGDEAD_GIRL

#FitFood Day 1
5/12/2014 11:54:54 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Breakfast: PB&J Oatmeal Called for 1/2 cup oats with 2Tbsp peanut butter, 1 Tbsp all-fruit jam and 1/2 cup raspberries with a suggestion of a glass...  Read more

LIVINGDEAD_GIRL

Starting a new and dealing with the demon within...
5/12/2014 12:06:51 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Yet again I am trying to step on the merry go round ride of weight loss and take control of my weight and my body! I remember the pre-teen I once was,...  Read more

LIVINGDEAD_GIRL

My eating plan 5 - 6 meals a day
5/6/2014 12:04:21 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Most people are used to eating 3 times per day breakfast, lunch and dinner. There is a better way to fuel your body, but its often a challen...  Read more

RAVEN_SKY

Never give up
4/23/2014 10:43:38 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I admit if I would of stuck with dieting and exercising when I first joined Sparkelpeople I would probably be at goal by now. I did join weightwatcher...  Read more

STARR69

Prodigal Son
4/17/2014 12:23:09 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Forty-two years ago, I was born into a very religious family. As I grew, I was taught the morals, principles and traditions of my inherited religion....  Read more

TUBBYSHUKER370

Day 90 Completed !!!
4/7/2014 7:37:21 AM,  12 COMMENTS

DAY 90!!!!! I completed 90 days of P90x3 Saturday 😊 I finished my last night with Dynamics after work. Had some dinner and started to...  Read more

RAVEN_SKY

Starting over
4/3/2014 4:59:18 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I'm back to try this yet again..I've been through a lot since I first made this account,Both accomplishments and failures. But now I feel like I...  Read more

LUNASCARLET

Gluten Free Trial: Week 1
3/25/2014 2:54:58 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Bottom Line: I like it so far. It's pretty easy to stick to. I've got more energy, more stable blood sugars, and have lost 3.5 lbs. since I started....  Read more

DONTGOAWAYMAD

Gluten-Free Trial: Background Info
3/25/2014 2:37:34 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Let me start with some background: Last fall I started getting strange, round splotches on my chest and arms that wouldn't go away, and a funky bo...  Read more

DONTGOAWAYMAD

Sloppy Vo's and the Versatility of Cabbage
3/21/2014 3:38:06 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I've been on a Vietnamese/ Thai food bender for the last few weeks... sure I'll make other stuff to have some variety, but I crave the spicy-sweet-her...  Read more

EMMAFLY

Let's Talk
3/21/2014 3:03:10 PM,  2 COMMENTS

As we rocket around the world wide web checking out fitness sites and information we run into TMI (too much information) almost instantly. As a tra...  Read more

SERGEANTMAJOR

Getting back on track
3/19/2014 9:02:15 AM,  0 COMMENTS

OK, I've been horrible about getting back on track, but I KNOW i want to do this... I just need to kick myself in the ass about it. but how is the que...  Read more

STARLTWANDERER

Just a little update.
3/19/2014 12:07:13 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Things are going well. I have been really busy working and planning my wedding, so I haven't had much time to update my progress. I am still losi...  Read more

LANEMAHNKE

Failure?
3/18/2014 10:55:17 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Well, my resolve to be better about logging in while at home... failed miserably this weekend. I was busy the entire time, which is good, and i didn't...  Read more

STARLTWANDERER

Happy Sunday
3/16/2014 9:27:51 AM,  10 COMMENTS

You never have the time, you MAKE the time. Because it matters and it's worth it. My husband & I have plans for today, errands to run, pla...  Read more

RAVEN_SKY

Motivation
3/14/2014 12:56:52 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Well, weather is better today... so maybe my motivation to do SOMETHING will come back. This week has, yet again, been horrible. Got to do some stuff...  Read more

STARLTWANDERER

Winter 2014: Approaching Stability, New Goals, and Getting to 129.6!!!
3/14/2014 2:00:29 AM,  1 COMMENTS

It's been a tough winter, but in a week, I will have made it to see the sunshine return to the Pacific Northwest. It is so beautiful here, but i...  Read more

MARTYRED4LOVE

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