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    11/16/2017 11:56:55 AM, by STRIVE2CLIMBHI

    I lost my cool yesterday afternoon. Pressures with work and school built up and my tolerance for @#$! was low. I engaged in communication that I ... Read more

  • Happy Jig

    11/16/2017 10:11:05 AM, by JULMATT

    Two months ago I bought me this pair of jeans from the Goodwill and was ticked off because I was back into the size I was wearing in June 2015... Read more

  • Low Carb?

    11/16/2017 9:43:37 AM, by AJAROSZ

    Hi everyone Does anyone have any tips on starting low Carb? Food favorites? Meal ideas? Recipes? Reallllly considering starting this way of life ... Read more

  • Very little to say.......

    11/16/2017 6:11:53 AM, by RASPBERRY56

    But I am NOT looking forward to the next two weeks - won't say anything more than that (I've vented plenty about these issues in the past and I d... Read more

  • 11-15-17

    11/16/2017 1:39:10 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    My left knee still hurts, but not as much as it did. Saw the wound nurse today. We will have to get serious about the compression stockings for m... Read more

  • Day 17 of 628

    11/16/2017 12:54:30 AM, by AUBREY_25_99

    Oops, didn’t get this posted until after midnight. Oh, well. It will just look like I wrote two blogs today. I have an extra early day tomo... Read more

  • Acts of kindness

    11/16/2017 12:26:43 AM, by GINGERPAWZ

    This week I was asked by Aspire and Inspire team to write a blog on acts of kindness. National day of kindness was on November 13th. ... Read more

  • Dinner is Served!

    11/15/2017 11:53:55 PM, by ASPIRECAW

    Fixing dinner tonight. Salmon and Bok Choy. ... Read more

  • Off to sparkland dreamland

    11/15/2017 11:49:34 PM, by KATRINAHAY

    Goodnight sparkfriends... Read more

  • My mantra for this season...

    11/15/2017 11:49:10 PM, by CALAMITIE

    Keep busy...no sitting doing nothing. This is going to be a rough holiday season. No mom or dad for the first time in my life. I wil... Read more

  • A Bit Of History Related To Thieves Oil

    11/15/2017 10:49:40 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    The Black Plague and Thieves Oil Century after century Bubonic Plague outbreaks decimated the population of Asia and Europe for the better p... Read more

  • 11/15/17 - Bedtime

    11/15/2017 10:29:24 PM, by GORDON66

    I'd been putting off changing out the back door's storm door. It was nearly 50 degrees, so I pulled down the screen and lifted up the window. I... Read more

  • Doing Well!

    11/15/2017 10:16:13 PM, by SLBROOKS3

    Not doing well on the program so to speak, but doing well mentally, physically and spiritually so that is very great! I am reading a book called... Read more

  • Picture at my highest weight

    11/15/2017 10:09:03 PM, by ASPIRECAW

    I was 196 Pounds in this one. ... Read more

  • Getting a capsule stuck in my throat!

    11/15/2017 9:25:13 PM, by XNANNY

    This has been happening often lately. It makes me have to throw up sometimes. I just hate this and need to find a cure for it. I will be seein... Read more

  • Before picture

    11/15/2017 9:21:50 PM, by ASPIRECAW

    I am attaching a before picture (present), so I can compare after another 10 pounds loss. This is part of my plan in losing. I hate the picture! ... Read more

  • A bad cold

    11/15/2017 9:13:18 PM, by HIMELISSA2007

    Has not been a good few weeks for me. I caught a bad cold which I've had since before Halloween. Really put me out of commission. Today i ate ... Read more

  • Finding Motivation

    11/15/2017 9:09:41 PM, by KMW987

    Guys, its so hard to to stay on track. Too much going on. I'm trying to stay strong. I think for the most part I'm doing ok. There's been a few i... Read more

  • Cravings are stong today

    11/15/2017 8:28:13 PM, by ASPIRECAW

    Today, I have a craving for something sweet. I fixed some whipping cream, added two Splenda packets, and some vanilla. It didn't taste too bad. N... Read more

  • Long time

    11/15/2017 5:43:03 PM, by LINGOD2010

    It has been a long time since I have been on here just dealing with so much. Now it is time to get back in the game. Over all I have lost 19lbs a... Read more

  • Yumm

    11/15/2017 5:27:15 PM, by J-RECTOR

    Well, I don't know if this is a good thing or not but in my search for healthier foods I discovered Greek cream cheese. It's healthier than regul... Read more

  • Day 3.

    11/15/2017 2:48:54 PM, by RNY_BOBBIE

    I am 36, married and have 2 beautiful children. My highest weight is 322lbs and I am currently at 314.8. I remember the day so clearly when... Read more

  • Hello day 3

    11/15/2017 2:20:13 PM, by JANEDEE1

    survived day 3 happy to say that I didn't stress eat. I told my co-worker that if she saw me with a cookie she had permission to smack it out of ... Read more

  • Doing well

    11/15/2017 12:52:10 PM, by PANDAJOY

    I am on day 12 of doing exercise. I am riding exercise bike which I like. Have always remembered loving riding my bike as a kid. So that is why t... Read more

  • Sleep

    11/15/2017 11:59:21 AM, by BEBAUGH1

    After a good nights sleep of 10 hours I am feeling much better today!... Read more


    11/15/2017 11:29:42 AM, by STRIVE2CLIMBHI

    A good start to the day so far. Had a nice breakfast, eggs, tangerines and coffee. I tried putting coconut oil in my coffee.. for no particular r... Read more

  • Distract myself

    11/15/2017 10:01:46 AM, by GINGERPAWZ

    Sparkcoach asked me to make a list of things I can do to distract myself when I feel a food binge coming on. 1. Think about if I'm hungry or... Read more

  • Word of the Day: attenuate

    11/15/2017 7:19:27 AM, by LT3AG4S

    Word of the Day: attenuate [verb uh-ten-yoo-eyt; adjective uh-ten-yoo-it, -eyt] http://static.sfdict.com/aud
    io/A07/A0794100.mp3 verb (us... Read more


    11/15/2017 7:12:22 AM, by SMIDGON

    I am including a picture of something that I bought recently at a Church bazaar. I have no idea what the purpose for it is. I liked the musli... Read more

  • 6 am or bust

    11/15/2017 7:02:58 AM, by VALKYRIA-

    It’s been difficult getting used to work. The stress has made me want to binge eat / get fast food on the way to and from work. Sitting in a c... Read more

  • 11-14-17

    11/15/2017 2:02:02 AM, by SUSANBEAMON

    Woke up this morning and my left knee did not want to bend or straighten out. I think it's riding the stair lift. I do have to do a little contor... Read more

  • Midnight Meanderings - Update!

    11/15/2017 1:43:24 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Moving is going GREAT! The best bonus to it is finally figuring out how out of shape I am. That sounds awful, and it is, but I honestly didn't re... Read more

  • One goal

    11/15/2017 12:01:00 AM, by ASPIRECAW

    Upon examining myself, this is from about ten years back, I have had many goals. Weight loss has never been a one of them. Now that I am closer t... Read more

  • Teen drama

    11/14/2017 11:59:43 PM, by KATRINAHAY

    Had to deal with some issues with my son tonight so it put me behind schedule. So once again short and sweet. Most of my goals done. Still st... Read more

  • 11/14/17 - Bedtime

    11/14/2017 11:37:09 PM, by GORDON66

    It has warmed up a bit, so walking to and from the "L" was rather pleasant. I didn't leave the office until 6, so it was just nice to get ho... Read more

  • Sewing might just be my salvation next month.

    11/14/2017 10:12:27 PM, by CALAMITIE

    I was busy all morning puttuing one of the snowmen together and binding it. It turned out really cute but with the terribly cloudy day there was... Read more


    11/14/2017 9:52:41 PM, by STRIVE2CLIMBHI

    Today started off really well. I got almost 9 hours of sleep...interrupted by bathroom breaks.. but still - so much better than the 5-6 hours tha... Read more

  • Tis The Season.................Ha
    ve You Ever Heard Of Thieves Oil?

    11/14/2017 9:50:44 PM, by PATRICIAANN46

    Thieves Oil Blend................Arm Yourself With The Power Of Thieves It's a rough world we live in today. The Germs, Bacteria, and Respi... Read more

  • Moments

    11/14/2017 8:03:51 PM, by BEESHELL8

    Today was busy for a retired person. I had my first PT appointment and it was helpful. I'm hoping to regain lost strength and balance in my right... Read more

  • Post Binge Eating Disorder: Early Reflections

    11/14/2017 6:50:07 PM, by CIARAMBLECKA

    I'm at the point where I no longer binge eat. It's (sort of) a distant memory. I'm able to eat when I'm hungry, what I'm hungry for, and stop whe... Read more

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