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    4/22/2017 4:32:26 PM, by CHERYLE51

    I haven't been Sparking for awhile. No reason. Recently at the school district I work in has started having free Zumba and free Yoga class... Read more

  • Happy Saturday

    4/22/2017 8:51:10 AM, by ILOVEME2016

    Bliss. First weekend in a while where I'm not driving to visit dad in Kalamazoo. It's so nice to feel like my time is my own again. Toni... Read more

  • My Squats Challenge

    4/22/2017 7:33:07 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    On Easter Sunday, I challenged myself to do 50 squats every day until graduation. (The last day of school. ) I just want to see what happens. I m... Read more

  • Quick update

    4/20/2017 7:38:00 PM, by ILOVEME2016

    1) Dad found a place to live. I'm excited that he'll be in Battle Creek and not here. 2) Good news, I found a cancer support group for care... Read more

  • Why is it harder this time?

    4/19/2017 10:28:08 PM, by VKAHN7

    So I have been trying to restart the MM diet. I have been having trouble staying on the diet this time. I don't know why? Maybe it is because of ... Read more

  • I ate something I shouldn't

    4/17/2017 10:47:21 PM, by VKAHN7

    Hi all!! So tonight my dad ordered a pizza, well I ordered it and my dad paid for it. I did really well, taking the crust off the crust and ... Read more

  • Easter Sunday Success

    4/17/2017 4:49:50 PM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    I am very proud of my success yesterday. I did make a big Easter dinner fresh with ham, mashed potatoes, broccoli and rice casserole, banana pudd... Read more

  • This week's progress

    4/15/2017 5:49:50 PM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    This week I only lost .2 pounds. I looked at my food diary and decided that my next step is portion control. My new "diet week" starts tomorrow.... Read more

  • OMG - crazy, crazy, crazy

    4/15/2017 3:30:23 PM, by ILOVEME2016

    My husband and I are just chilling out today after having a crazy day in Kalamazoo with my dad. It's hard to describe how much it feels like... Read more

  • Spring Break Begins

    4/14/2017 7:55:41 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    It is finally spring break. It started with a trip to the spa for a haircut and wax. I don't know if I have mentioned this, but I have decided to... Read more

  • Quick Update

    4/12/2017 10:43:55 PM, by VKAHN7

    So today is day 4 of the MM eatting plan. I have not been craving carbs or sugar. Also I didn't eat all day like I have been the last few days. I... Read more

  • Birthday celebration and surprises

    4/11/2017 9:14:31 AM, by ANNIESADVENTURE

    Today is my birthday. It's going to be a wonderful, top of the world kind of day! My family asked me what time I wanted to get up today. I s... Read more

  • Trying to keep busy

    4/9/2017 6:27:22 PM, by VKAHN7

    So today I have been doing really well on not eating sugar and carbs. The main thing is that I need to keep busy. So I am trying to find differen... Read more

  • Realization

    4/9/2017 1:12:19 PM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    For the past year, I have concentrated on my blood glucose levels. I didn't really worry about weight. I have cut out white breads, rice and past... Read more

  • Trying to start Metabolism Miracle up again

    4/8/2017 11:25:21 AM, by VKAHN7

    So I have been tracking what I have been eating and when since Monday. Today I notices a trend. I am eating more in the afternoon, I need to figu... Read more

  • Slowly getting back on track

    4/5/2017 5:06:51 PM, by VKAHN7

    Hi All! So I have been off of my diet and not tracking or even trying to eat healthy for a while. I was starting to stress eat over an exam ... Read more

  • Weigh in day

    4/2/2017 7:49:33 PM, by LIMDUR

    Slightly belated weigh-in day info. Went to the doctor on the 24th and I was 151, even with my clothes on and right after eating. On the 31st, I... Read more

  • National Day of April..

    3/31/2017 8:20:49 AM, by -COURT-

    com/calendar-at-a-glance/ April 1st April Fools’ Day National One Cent Day National Sourd... Read more

  • Giving UP

    3/31/2017 5:52:40 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    I had a terrible month - just terrible. But, I kept plugging along. Last night, I realized, that I had just given up on taking care of myse... Read more

  • Food Fixation

    3/26/2017 4:21:24 AM, by ANNIESADVENTURE

    I know a 55 years old man who does not eat sweets. He says he did not grow up eating them, so why should he start now? We smugly smile at his cla... Read more

  • Exam is done now to start losing weight again

    3/20/2017 4:28:22 PM, by VKAHN7

    Hi all! So I had a major exam on Saturday. I feel that I did really well on it. I did take a few breaks while I was testing. Now that the e... Read more

  • Weigh-in Day

    3/18/2017 8:37:27 AM, by LIMDUR

    No loss or gain this week. Still 151 pounds, and honestly after that sudden 2.5 pound loss in one week, if prefer that I just stay here at 151 fo... Read more

  • Going Away Party

    3/18/2017 1:17:45 AM, by ANNIESADVENTURE

    al.asp?blog_id=6329260 SKYDRAKE Julia wrote a beautiful blog titl... Read more

  • Eternally Grateful for Midterm Break

    3/17/2017 8:21:28 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    I had a terrible professional week last week. It was so bad and so public that even the students were worried about me. They brought me coffee an... Read more

  • 15 Things You Might Not Know About St. Patrick’s Day

    3/16/2017 9:32:41 AM, by -COURT-

    1. WE SHOULD REALLY WEAR BLUE Saint Patrick himself would have to deal with pinching on his feast day. His color was “Saint Patrick’s blue,” a ... Read more

  • Ramping up another 10%

    3/11/2017 6:58:14 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    I bought a great little Moleskine Wellness Journal for March. My goal is to track my food at least 5 days each week. I did manage to track all th... Read more

  • Weigh-in Day

    3/10/2017 1:23:10 PM, by LIMDUR

    Doing the weigh-in day a day early because I will be staying the night with JO's sister and then having a girls' day all of Saturday. I lost 2.5... Read more


    3/8/2017 7:31:50 AM, by -COURT-

    I had never heard of this but saw it on GMA this morning. The reporter said for women to strike and for those who can't to wear red. Here i... Read more

  • Tracking with my new journal

    3/8/2017 5:55:22 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    My goal for March is to track my food. I am just not good at electronic tracking - I get distraced and then forget. So, I picked up a little well... Read more

  • A small update

    3/5/2017 12:42:21 PM, by VKAHN7

    So this last week has been up and down when it comes to my new eatting habits. I did have some carbs, okay too many carbs in a row. Okay, almost ... Read more

  • Weigh-In Loss

    3/5/2017 7:44:18 AM, by LIMDUR

    Finally weighed in after a couple weeks of not doing so. I have list a pound in those couple of weeks. :) 153.5. Another step closer to 150 and t... Read more


    3/1/2017 9:44:25 AM, by -COURT-

    MARCH WEEKLY OBSERVATIONS National Physicians Week – March 25-31* National Aplastic Anemia & MDS Awareness Week – March 1-6 National Ghostw... Read more


    3/1/2017 9:34:30 AM, by -COURT-

    com/march-overview/ March 1st National Dadgum That’s Good Day National Fruit Compote Day ... Read more

  • America's fittest couple

    3/1/2017 1:49:10 AM, by ANNIESADVENTURE

    magazine-cover America's fittest co... Read more

  • Long days are over

    2/24/2017 9:25:28 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    The long working days are over for this school year. That is not to say that there won't be some after school meetings and activities every once ... Read more

  • Hanging in there

    2/19/2017 7:02:07 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    February is one of my busiest months. I teach at a public magnet school which means that students must apply, interview and then be accepted into... Read more

  • A Gift for Miss Lilly

    2/16/2017 5:46:07 AM, by ANNIESADVENTURE

    Early one morning Miss Lilly was sitting on her porch as was her habit, when a dapper little man appeared. He offered her a choice of three boxes... Read more

  • National Day of..Feb.

    2/11/2017 10:06:12 AM, by -COURT-

    Sorry this is so late in posting. www.nationaldaycalendar.
    com/calendar-at-a-glance/ February 1st National Get Up Da... Read more

  • What a week!

    2/11/2017 7:25:42 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    We started this week with a Super Bowl party. I have to say that I was very good. I ate a snack before it started, so I didn't eat too much at th... Read more

  • My One Hundred Sixty Some Pounds Life

    2/6/2017 8:58:06 PM, by CHERYLE51

    I have been watching my 600# life. If you have ever watched this show it is about people who weigh over 600 pounds and want gastric bypass surge... Read more

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