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  • Trying again

    3/13/2016 7:01:15 PM, by WESTE085

    I have been struggling to take care of ME. I have 3 boys and then I drive 4 hours total most days getting them to/from school as well as going to... Read more

  • Starting over

    3/10/2016 3:11:15 PM, by WESTE085

    I have had spurts where I do well with healthy eating and exercises and then life happens. I have decided to start over. I just have to stay mot... Read more

  • On to the new me

    1/23/2016 3:32:11 AM, by JCALENDINE86

    Hello I am Jennifer. I am a mother of 4 children. I a... Read more

  • 2016 here we go

    1/2/2016 1:02:00 PM, by MAEGANHU09

    Goals are nothing new for me. So, this year, I want to get rid of 30 pounds, rehab my knee/hip/pelvis, and show my new horse (unless I find her a... Read more

  • Goals

    12/29/2015 11:45:34 AM, by MAEGANHU09

    I have met my 2015 year end goal. I am having mixed emotions though; my 2016 goal is 30 pounds and I am having doubts. What if I don't do it? How... Read more

  • Winter break

    12/22/2015 12:17:39 PM, by MAEGANHU09

    It has been a long time since I have blogged. Last week was a nightmare for my eating plan, and this week I am on staycation making cookies and c... Read more

  • Butter and coconut oil coffee

    8/18/2015 12:34:55 PM, by SKEEBERS

    So I recently read an article that a lot of people can't lose weight because they consume too much sugars and 1 thing that was pointed out was to... Read more

  • Day 3

    8/12/2015 3:16:16 PM, by KEM0727

    I'm on day 3 of my re-commitment to SP and remembering why I love it here so much! I love the encouragement from other members, and all of the t... Read more

  • Well hey there, SparkPeople

    8/10/2015 10:54:29 AM, by KEM0727

    Here I am, again. Starting over. I joined SparkPeople in 2009 and lost about 15 pounds, and felt great about myself. Over the years, I got laz... Read more

  • Prepared this weeks meals.

    8/4/2015 2:52:32 AM, by MSDAISIESNROSES

    It is always busy and always something. So Sunday night, I prepared some yummy meals. From pasta to Korean Stir Frily to Sesame chicken. And I'm... Read more

  • Who Stopped the Time.

    7/30/2015 7:12:34 PM, by MSDAISIESNROSES

    Was it really 2 years since I wrote that last blog. That blog, where I said I was so busy. That blog where I wrote if I wasn't keeping track then... Read more

  • Intuitive Eating Post #2

    5/26/2015 7:35:37 AM, by BRONHI

    I don't resent SparkPeople or my time spent using SparkPeople and following the dieting advice laid out here because 1. SparkPeople instille... Read more

  • Intuitive Eating Post #1

    5/24/2015 9:10:51 AM, by BRONHI

    I've been wanting to start blogging about my new-found journey into intuitive eating since I read How to Have Your Cake and Your Skinny Jeans Too... Read more

  • Half Marathon Done!

    3/22/2015 4:15:12 PM, by ROW2013

    So pleased with myself!! My training for the last couple of months paid off and this morning I ran my first half marathon. I think I am most prou... Read more

  • 12 miles and a weigh in

    3/7/2015 3:24:04 PM, by ROW2013

    Crikey! I am tired! After my weigh-in this morning (2lbs down - yay!) I went to a 12 mile training run for my half marathon. That was hard - it's... Read more

  • Weigh-in day tomorrow (aargh)

    2/27/2015 9:49:04 AM, by ROW2013

    I really hope its a good number! Not sure how I feel about the past week in terms of exercise and calories. I have to do a 50min training run ton... Read more

  • Weigh-in day bummer

    2/22/2015 6:05:01 AM, by ROW2013

    So just weighed in. I've lost a pound. I'm quite annoyed with that. Especially as I did a long training run yesterday of 10 miles. You would've t... Read more

  • Here we go again!

    2/18/2015 10:07:27 AM, by ROW2013

    Right, I'm annoyed with myself. I've eaten myself back up to 161lbs. That is where I was when I started sparkpeople in 2011. A boy, Christmas exc... Read more

  • kind of day one

    2/8/2015 10:57:16 PM, by JOJOJOSEY

    Started this late in the day...i guess it is day one... Read more

  • In Sickness & in Stress....

    2/1/2015 10:23:28 PM, by MLUDKE22

    Is it a surprise to you that I've already failed in my goal to do a video once a week? Well it shouldn't. I don't know why I ever make that promi... Read more

  • video blog Video Blog
    Sadie's Vegetable Song

    1/17/2015 10:34:31 PM, by MLUDKE22

    You can view more videos at http://www.youtube.com/M
    abs22 Today I asked my friend's daughter Sadie "If you were to say ... Read more

  • video blog Video Blog
    Happy New You - 2015 Wellness Challenge!

    1/8/2015 4:17:25 PM, by MLUDKE22

    I'm challenging myself to be completely well in 2015. Want to join me? See more videos at http://www.youtube.com/Mabs22 Read more

  • Time to shine!

    1/6/2015 11:05:19 AM, by CHICATSUN

    Hello sparkers! I've officially gained back a bit more weight than when I started this site and lost a good deal back in 2009. This has been... Read more

  • Start the Year off Right! - Getting my Spark Back!

    12/30/2014 9:20:48 PM, by MLUDKE22

    Yes, every year I make the commitment to "get healthy" and every year I feel like I fall flat my face. 2012-2013 was the first year that I actual... Read more

  • Life or something like it?

    12/18/2014 10:04:58 PM, by SXYVEGGIE

    This last year has been one of the toughest of my life. I have been homeless, carless, jobless, and nearly foodless. I have had to live with fami... Read more

  • Starting Over, It's all part of a Journey

    12/18/2014 9:19:42 AM, by PEACHYKEEN84

    The title says it all... I think there is a time in every one's journey who has had a set back or had to start over that they wonder: "Why am I... Read more

  • Crushed

    12/8/2014 12:09:12 PM, by FORHISGLORY22

    So for a long time, I liked a guy. He flirted with me at times. He acted like he liked me too at times. I moved on last summer once he star... Read more

  • Running Fail / Laugh

    9/2/2014 6:13:07 PM, by IMAGINEDREAMS

    So, today I went running (more like jog/walking but whatever). I was down to 7.5 minutes left of a 30 minute trip on the treadmill, when I whac... Read more

  • 09/01/2014 - Measurements - Month 1

    9/1/2014 2:40:25 PM, by IMAGINEDREAMS

    Upper Arm - 16" Thigh - 31.5" Hip - 51.5" Waist - 40" Weight in July - 232 lbs. One year ago, my weight was 275lbs a week before ... Read more

  • Setting myself up for success

    7/25/2014 11:10:22 PM, by CHICATSUN

    Hello there, Long time no see. I'm back. And I'm back.... I'm working each day (and it's a struggle) to make small changes. ... Read more

  • Lost weight on vacation!

    7/22/2014 8:34:08 PM, by VEGGIE_ADDICT

    I seriously impressed myself by losing over a pound on a two week vacation. That's never happened before! What a great success. Put me over 10... Read more

  • The tough job ahead

    7/4/2014 5:48:07 PM, by VEGGIE_ADDICT

    I'm feeling on a roll! Already down 7 pounds, gaining my flexibility back and doing an excellent job of tracking and reducing my alcohol intake. ... Read more

  • Back in time.....

    6/28/2014 1:40:54 PM, by PINKIEPIE

    My last login to Sparkpeople was 2011. Looking through everything on my page I have been a part of this for 8 years, but I have not used it at al... Read more

  • Measurements

    6/27/2014 1:41:36 PM, by VEGGIE_ADDICT

    Effectively starting over... Again. This time I'm determined. Got DDP yoga, and I really want to get healthy and fit, and make this a complete ... Read more

  • catching you up

    6/6/2014 11:26:25 AM, by EYESLIKESUMMER

    alot has happened in the past year. if you had told me a year ago this is where i'd be i wouldn't have believed you. i might have even laughed in... Read more

  • Motivation

    5/13/2014 12:40:15 PM, by TERRAHNE

    Lately I have been lacking motivation. Not for the gym because I LOVE to workout....I am a Zumba instructor and teach or take at least 6 classes ... Read more

  • Walking a Marathon is a bad idea

    5/11/2014 6:37:54 PM, by ROW2013

    I am in so much pain! Although I feel really proud of myself. The moonwalk, as the name suggests, is a Marathon at night. I was so tired by the e... Read more

  • Hi strangers! I've got am update!

    4/19/2014 9:12:11 AM, by JAVA286

    I know, I disappeared again. Wedding planning and school are time consuming! But I will be graduating next month (having maintained straight A's ... Read more

  • Telling the Truth

    2/20/2014 11:20:27 AM, by VEGGIE_ADDICT

    I just read the incredibly motivational success story posted by Gemladyone. I can't believe how inspiring that was! The main thing that really ... Read more

  • spinning agony

    2/19/2014 5:40:31 PM, by ROW2013

    Oh my god, I had forgotten how much spinning hurts your bum. I remember now why i only go to a spinning class every 6 months! My body has forgott... Read more

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