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  • recommitting step one oa

    9/17/2014 8:09:07 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    Recommitting. Yes I go to meetings, but I realized today I haven't been working my program hard enough. My abstinence is...okay. Could be better.... Read more

  • I feel 10 pounds better

    9/10/2014 1:30:59 PM, by CANNIE50

    I noticed something today, as I was on a trail walk with one of my dogs (the crazy lab puppy ) We were walking up an incline and I r... Read more

  • Day 52

    9/10/2014 12:32:16 PM, by TRACYTREECE

    I've started a new myyogaonline.com challenge. It is a 21-day challenge that involves doing a yoga video first thing when I wake up. I'm on day... Read more

  • Day 46

    9/4/2014 10:08:38 PM, by TRACYTREECE

    So. I'm struggling. It seems to be my pattern. I start off strong and determined and I give up when it gets hard. I'm hanging on this time though... Read more

  • Day 40

    8/29/2014 12:02:27 PM, by TRACYTREECE

    Frustrated! I gained a pound. I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong. I really need to take this weekend and plan out my menus and schedule my exer... Read more

  • Day 39

    8/28/2014 10:35:50 AM, by TRACYTREECE

    Feeling better today. Had time to do 1/2 hour of yoga this morning. I worked out last night (zumba) and ate 1,208 calories total yesterday. To... Read more


    8/28/2014 8:19:44 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    Friends I am home...and I am pathetically sad. I mean I have always felt heartache when I came home from a wonderful vacation, but with me being ... Read more


    8/28/2014 8:03:33 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    I've been struggling the last few days. But something happened yesterday that brought me back to reality, Life in general. As someone was talking... Read more

  • Day 38

    8/27/2014 3:24:26 PM, by TRACYTREECE

    School started last week. I was doing pretty good until school started. I'm not sure why this has made it so hard for me, but it has. I have b... Read more

  • Day 37

    8/26/2014 11:19:42 AM, by TRACYTREECE

    Trying to keep it together. Trying to figure out HOW to lose weight. I have this fear that if I eat over 900 calories, I won't lose weight. I ... Read more

  • Best part of today

    8/24/2014 2:12:03 PM, by MKCNEVRDULL

    Hmmm.... well it's still early, but so far the hight point is getting to do some troubleshooting and repair a coulpe of things. It's the one thi... Read more

  • Day 33

    8/22/2014 12:57:22 PM, by TRACYTREECE

    Blah!... Read more

  • Day 32

    8/21/2014 5:36:18 PM, by TRACYTREECE

    This week has been hard. I'm tired and busy and I just really feel like I have no extra energy. I haven't really gone over my calorie allowance... Read more

  • Day 31

    8/20/2014 10:36:28 AM, by TRACYTREECE

    Busy, busy, busy!! School, work, football, DRIVING. Last night I had to go to 5th grade orientation for my daughter. I met her teacher and wor... Read more

  • I got my body into this...

    8/19/2014 2:46:54 PM, by CANNIE50

    so it is my job and my obligation to get my body out of this. That is the thought I had when encountering altitude sickness while climbing Grouse... Read more

  • Day 30

    8/19/2014 10:10:20 AM, by TRACYTREECE

    Thirty days. I've been doing this for 30 days. It seems like a minute. I'm loving how this "weight loss" program has been changing my life. I... Read more

  • Well, that was humbling...

    8/18/2014 3:46:17 PM, by CANNIE50

    This past Friday morning, I headed up to beautiful Vancouver, BC with some good friends, to tackle Grouse Mountain, the infamous (and rightly so)... Read more

  • Day 29

    8/18/2014 11:52:34 AM, by TRACYTREECE

    So...it's Monday. Not the best weekend as far as eating goes. Saturday was good. Sunday, not so much. I drove to the lake with my son and we ... Read more

  • Day 26

    8/15/2014 1:39:33 PM, by TRACYTREECE

    I've lost 10 pounds. Yay me. :) Going into this weekend determined to stay on track...exercising and eating healthy. I have to drive to my par... Read more

  • Day 24

    8/14/2014 9:50:58 AM, by TRACYTREECE

    This 3rd week of Spark has been hard. I'm hungry and busy and I didn't plan very well for it. Yesterday was a long day. I have an hour (each w... Read more

  • Day 24

    8/13/2014 9:24:59 AM, by TRACYTREECE

    Yesterday was a rough one. I was hungry. I ate healthy and stayed within my recommended calorie range, but it was tough. I had a soup and 1/2 ... Read more

  • Day 23

    8/12/2014 10:28:16 AM, by TRACYTREECE

    I had a pretty decent day yesterday. Eating was good. Exercised for an hour doing Zumba. Drank my 80 oz. of water. Ate lots of fruits and veg... Read more

  • Day 22

    8/11/2014 12:21:00 PM, by TRACYTREECE

    So...after a 5 day vacation I am down 2 pounds. I had a great "staycation". I got to take my kids to football practice, mow the yard, float dow... Read more

  • What to do not to cave to craving!

    8/8/2014 8:53:27 AM, by GOODNITE2

    I have given in lately to cravings. As a result all progress is a distant memory. It has to be real change not temporary. I need to commit to the... Read more

  • Back to Basics

    8/7/2014 11:06:28 PM, by PIPPIDY

    So, a LOT has happened since my last entry. Still sober (120 days meow), & moved back in with my beaux...who after 8 years, suggested we go ring ... Read more

  • Day Sixteen

    8/5/2014 9:18:40 AM, by TRACYTREECE

    I'm feeling good today, back on track. I ate great yesterday and my run last night felt really great. I didn't get to the park to run until 8:4... Read more

  • Day Fifteen

    8/4/2014 11:19:44 AM, by TRACYTREECE

    Ack! What a crappy weekend. Back at it today. Scale went up, but I'm still down from where I started. Trying to eat clean and exercise for at... Read more


    8/4/2014 7:17:23 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    It’s never too late to live a life that makes you proud. If you don’t learn anything else from this post, learn that. We get one shot at this. Th... Read more

  • MY MOM

    8/2/2014 11:49:24 AM, by WILDXANGELS

    I moved away but i keep looking back,I need to re-learn and make new habits here and now,yes,self preservation.I need to put it first and formost... Read more

  • 100% effort to workouts!

    8/2/2014 11:31:58 AM, by GOODNITE2

    Today I am giving 100% effort to all of my activities. Let's see how different things at when I put effort into my life. I realized I really can... Read more

  • Day Twelve

    8/1/2014 9:51:47 PM, by TRACYTREECE

    Today was an emotionally draining day. Fighting with my husband and it seems just overwhelming. I'm feeling incredibly lonely. I took the... Read more

  • These peaches are too juicy

    8/1/2014 8:49:21 PM, by CRUITHNI

    Yep, got peaches in my CSA box. Always thought you had to peel peaches. Nope! Just eat them. Skin and all. Too juicy—good thing I wasn't wearing ... Read more

  • Shiny and bright by Christmas

    8/1/2014 8:45:39 AM, by GOODNITE2

    That's my goal. Close but not too close and completely doable. This is about loving myself even when I feel unlovable. I am worthy of anything I ... Read more

  • You just have to adapt

    7/31/2014 5:04:35 PM, by CANNIE50

    I was talking with my sweet 10 year old son, P. He was telling me about football practice. He described a drill where they run and various coache... Read more

  • Day Eleven

    7/31/2014 2:29:25 PM, by TRACYTREECE

    I am feeling great. Last night I did 62 minutes of Zumba and finished with more energy than I started. My legs were dead weight in the beginnin... Read more

  • Day Ten

    7/30/2014 9:27:34 AM, by TRACYTREECE

    Ran last night and it felt good. I need to start incorporating more yoga into my routine. These past 10 days I have been alternating running an... Read more

  • Day Nine

    7/29/2014 3:46:22 PM, by TRACYTREECE

    Boy am I sore. I forgot how this feels. I love it. Zumba last night really worked my core (I feel silly saying that). Running tonight. I'm o... Read more

  • Day Eight

    7/28/2014 10:40:03 AM, by TRACYTREECE

    Okay, apparently weekends are going to be hard. I didn't post anything and I didn't track anything on Sunday, which was my family reunion. I'll... Read more

  • Day Five

    7/25/2014 9:35:33 AM, by TRACYTREECE

    My task is to write three positive things from the past week. The first is easy...I've thrown myself head first into this program. I feel better ... Read more

  • consistency

    7/25/2014 8:37:37 AM, by MKCNEVRDULL

    It might be the adhd or who knows, but both my workouts and eating are inconsistent. sometmes I get busy and completely forget a meal. I have a... Read more

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