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  • I'm not new here.

    7/28/2015 12:59:34 PM, by ILUVCOWS2

    I've been a member since 2007, I have never posted a blog, although I do enjoy reading them. I have been in a terrible rut lately, can't seem to ... Read more

  • Sad day

    7/24/2015 6:04:34 PM, by JRT_2015

    I really didn't feel like posting a blog today but I really want to commit to this process. My aunt's brother died early this am. He had an autom... Read more

  • Thrusday-Day 5

    7/23/2015 6:50:31 PM, by JRT_2015

    Tonight I made grilled chicken broccoli alfredo with parmesan couscous. I am stuffed. Healthy and filling. I ran errands today without having to ... Read more

  • Another Non-Scale Victory!

    7/22/2015 11:35:22 PM, by DEBZAB

    It's tough some days to stick with my exercise of plan. I don't lose weight and yo-yo back and forth by 2-3 ponds sometimes more.  Last week it ... Read more

  • Wednesday's Meditation

    7/22/2015 6:07:02 PM, by JRT_2015

    Today was day 10 of the 21 day gratitude meditation from Deepak Chopra and Oprah. I loved today's centering thought. Gratitude flows in a loving... Read more

  • Second day of exercise

    7/21/2015 4:43:27 PM, by JRT_2015

    I was able to do an hour of the sweatin dvd. I didn't know it was an 80min. workout. I skipped two songs. Still learning the chorography. I had s... Read more

  • 7/20/15

    7/20/2015 1:57:57 PM, by JRT_2015

    Today I started Sweating to the Oldies #3. I completed the warm-up, one fast song, and cool down. I feel great. I love how Richard Simmons' motiv... Read more

  • Time to get strong

    7/18/2015 11:19:44 PM, by DEBZAB

    When it comes to exercise, I am really good at making sure I do aerobics/cardio workouts. I really need to improve my commitment to weight traini... Read more

  • Gotta have it!

    7/2/2015 11:58:58 PM, by DEBZAB

    I've developed some pretty unhealthy habits related to food. I use it for comfort. I turn to it when I'm angry, and when I start I have a hard ti... Read more

  • How hard will this be?

    6/24/2015 1:01:41 AM, by DEBZAB

    When it comes to exercise, I am really good at making sure I get to my water aerobics class. I don't do a bad job at pulling out my aerobics tape... Read more

  • Non Scale Victory

    6/19/2015 11:01:30 PM, by DEBZAB

    Another group I belong to celebrates non-scale victories. This is so important because the beginning of the weight loss journey is often disappoi... Read more

  • Gratefully!

    6/18/2015 11:32:57 PM, by DEBZAB

    Today's SparkCoach assignment is to just simple fill in some blanks in a sentence about being grateful. It's simple enough. I'm grateful for sunn... Read more

  • Tomorrow is Day 45!!!

    4/28/2015 1:11:31 PM, by ANIKA34

    WOW!! I can't believe that tomorrow is day number 45 in my first cycle of my 60 day program! I have been doing the best I can, staying on track a... Read more

  • Approaching Day 30 (tomorrow)

    4/13/2015 10:26:54 AM, by ANIKA34

    Approaching Day 30 of my 60 day journey (which I am going to start right back up after this round ends) and I am feeling pretty good about my jou... Read more

  • Day 9- FEELING AWESOME!!!!

    3/24/2015 8:45:06 AM, by ANIKA34

    Today begins Day 9 of my 60 day journey to a healthier lifestyle! I am feeling AWESOME! I am so proud of myself for sticking with the plan so far... Read more

  • Day 4 and I am feeling AMAZING!!! Finally proud of myself!

    3/19/2015 11:31:12 AM, by ANIKA34

    Today is Day #4 on my journey! So far the cleanse hasn't been bad at all. I have had a couple mornings where I woke up with a slight headache due... Read more

  • Day 2 on my JOURNEY!

    3/17/2015 10:18:45 AM, by ANIKA34

    Today is Day #2 on my journey to the NEW, IMPROVED & HEALTHY ME!!! So far so good! I stayed completely on track yesterday with my eating, and I ... Read more

  • Monday will be the beginning of a 60 day journey!

    3/11/2015 10:23:51 AM, by ANIKA34

    Starting Monday, March 16th I will begin a 60 day journey to a better and healthier ME! I know it will take longer than 60 days, but the program ... Read more

  • Day 3

    2/25/2015 11:26:12 AM, by FITMOMMA4LIFE

    Have you stopped today to be grateful for all the wonderful things in your life? I read somewhere that we are all born with a certain amount of ... Read more

  • Day 1

    2/23/2015 9:19:29 AM, by FITMOMMA4LIFE

    Starting again is hard it is almost impossible to take that first step on an unknown journey. I have started and stopped so many times I couldn'... Read more

  • shake up exercise

    2/8/2015 1:14:19 PM, by GAMMY7651

    How about I start...first... Read more

  • I was a little worried!

    1/5/2015 10:48:33 AM, by ANIKA34

    Well, I was a little worried this morning when I stepped on the ! I haven't been on the scale since 10/27/14, and with the holidays... Read more

  • moving

    11/13/2014 2:17:45 PM, by GAMMY7651

    I am moving more following knee surgery. I threw a pair of too big pants in the giveaway pile... Read more

  • Boundaries

    10/14/2014 4:35:11 PM, by MILESGLORIOSUS

    This will be short and sweet. Maybe I'm being overly sensitive and maybe I'm really tired of others deciding that I am their master slave and... Read more

  • Dr.

    9/25/2014 11:00:25 AM, by GAMMY7651

    At Dr. Trying to get relief from knee pain...fingers crossed... Read more

  • compliment

    9/6/2014 9:39:51 PM, by GAMMY7651

    " Bought better fitting close .got hair cut. . Good massage... Read more

  • Will this help to change dietary recommendations?

    9/2/2014 6:11:44 PM, by JENG829

    I doubt it... but it is just one more reason to lower intake of refined carbohydrates & to not be so afraid of saturated fat. Wonder what the SP ... Read more

  • fave quote

    9/2/2014 7:54:34 AM, by GAMMY7651

    It is what it is. Somethings just happen... Read more

  • Meeting spark coach challenge

    8/27/2014 3:56:04 PM, by SIOBANGMOM

    Challenge: Plan tomorrows meals: Yogurt with fresh fruit - B Unwhich with turkey - L Pasta with pomodoro sauce, vegetable side, fruit des... Read more

  • health means

    8/24/2014 10:39:30 PM, by GAMMY7651

    Long life to love those close to me. Be able to move without. Pain. Be a better grandma than I was ever a mom. Help them realize how special fami... Read more

  • Blergh, Pt Infinity

    8/2/2014 12:14:51 PM, by MEGRI85

    Just ate a bowl of popcorn with butter, green onions and shredded pepperjack which was totally delicious, but way too much food and now I think I... Read more

  • Off to a good start! Thursday, June 19

    6/20/2014 1:06:29 AM, by CROHNIE98

    Even though the weather and my children didn't make it easy for me to get my exercise done today, I did do some. I was able to do my 10,000 step... Read more

  • Fed Up!

    6/16/2014 7:26:26 PM, by FATGIRLRUNN

    OK, that's it. I've had it with myself. No more excuses. No more "oh I'll do better," "things will get better once I start feeling better emotion... Read more

  • Discouraged with tight fitting clothes....ugh ;/

    6/2/2014 7:45:41 AM, by ANIKA34

    Well after the last few days of putting clothes on and them not fitting right, fitting tight, or not able to button, I have decided that is motiv... Read more

  • Ahead of my goals I set for myself

    5/14/2014 2:08:00 PM, by MBOYD1027

    I love seeing the short term n long term goals I set n reach I ahead schedule which great. I am down currently 40 lbs n my goals was by June to ... Read more

  • The powers of exercise.

    5/5/2014 4:52:15 PM, by MEGRI85

    Stayed up way too late last night, and got a parking ticket this morning. I need to do laundry and groceries but I'm soooo tired. Sit... Read more

  • 100 Days to a Better Person

    4/25/2014 4:59:22 PM, by MKCOOK1

    The website "Giveit100" ( has been on my mind lately. I thought the idea in itself was intriguing: dedicate 100 days of yo... Read more

  • Feeling Fabolous fit n fantastic

    4/25/2014 10:22:53 AM, by MBOYD1027

    I have never felt better I am currently down 33.5 lbs n down 2 pants sizes also with dedicating myself to planet fitness which I love I have cra... Read more

  • An Everlasting Work in Progress: Reflections on a Year of Maintenance

    4/16/2014 9:41:56 PM, by FATGIRLRUNN

    ns-on-a-year-of-maintenance.html ) ... Read more

  • April 2014

    4/7/2014 6:04:34 AM, by MRUNGE54

    Happy April 2014 ~ Still working at it to lose the 20 pounds I gained over the past two years. I will be happy to lose 15 pounds to be at a... Read more

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