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    11/18/2014 9:09:01 PM, by FITCHICK114

    5:45 am SHARP my alarm went off this morning. Isn't that the absolute WORST sound in the world. I wish I could say that I was one of those freaki... Read more

  • Workout Buddies

    11/17/2014 10:55:42 PM, by FITCHICK114

    Very successful day. Actually had a good day at work with no issues. Good workout and a very healthy dinner. I worked out with my good friend Eri... Read more

  • Getting Started

    11/16/2014 9:32:31 PM, by FITCHICK114

    I have tried this weight loss thing before. The one time I actually had success I remember I had a ridiculous amount of self control and discipli... Read more

  • Choices

    11/15/2014 10:45:56 AM, by GLJEWEL

    I choose to write this, instead of interacting with Mom. Itís too early for conversation and the coffee has barely passed my lips. Who converses ... Read more

  • It's bitterly cold out there.

    11/13/2014 9:32:49 PM, by GLJEWEL

    Well, almost everywhere in the United States right now it's bitterly cold. So cold that our natural instincts are to hibernate, burrow deep under... Read more

  • Health, Wealth, Success

    11/10/2014 11:15:53 AM, by GLJEWEL

    Geez, the American dream right? Live hard, play hard, turn everything you do into gold so much so that you're dripping with the stuff. Be tanned... Read more

  • Are you a ground-watcher? Rookie notes 4

    11/7/2014 7:14:07 AM, by EILEEN828

    And what might you ask is a ground-watcher? Well, I'm kinda wondering how many of you are one too? You see as a child I became one. Through the t... Read more

  • I'm Back - Again

    11/4/2014 2:06:48 PM, by LOU1DAY

    It seems that I write a blog entry about once every 4 years or so - sounds about right for me! I dropped out of sight for a while this fall,... Read more

  • So far so good!

    10/27/2014 6:36:57 PM, by KELLYF87

    Last night I got 9 hours of sleep! I've been tracking my sleep for 3 night now and its been helpful. I hope I can keep this up and get only 8-9 h... Read more

  • Day 1 of tracking my sleep

    10/25/2014 8:10:16 PM, by KELLYF87

    Today I started my sleep time journal. I slept 10.5 hours last night. I will be happy if I can keep it between 8 - 9.5 hours. My other goal is to... Read more

  • 8 YEARS TODAY! (Oct 25)

    10/25/2014 12:43:02 PM, by YELLOWDAHLIA

    i LOVE Sparkpeople! I've lost 100 pounds several times in my life...only to gain it all back in record time! I never made the "lifestyle" change.... Read more

  • Pics of Chair Project

    10/25/2014 7:47:25 AM, by EILEEN828

    I've finally got some pictures to show you of the chair I'm refurbishing. No, I'm not done. I need to get on it but I've been busy with other thi... Read more

  • To much sleep, giving myself a bed time.

    10/25/2014 1:25:41 AM, by KELLYF87

    I have a problem with sleep. I sleep over 9 hours a day. Some times I sleep over 12 hours a day. I am tired a lot of the time no matter how much ... Read more

  • Ok I need help

    10/24/2014 9:32:18 AM, by JUSTBREATHE44

    I don't think I have been this unmotivated, ever. Granted I know I have 2 kids, one 9 month and the other 2 1/2 yrs but this is ridiculous. All... Read more

  • Took to long of a break

    10/21/2014 8:39:18 PM, by KELLYF87

    I honestly can not remember the last time I logged on to The Spark. It probably has been a year or two. In that time I have put on a lot of weigh... Read more

  • Rookie Notes 3

    10/18/2014 8:13:05 AM, by EILEEN828

    Well I see I confused people with my description of my chair project. It is not yet completely done. Only the cane wicker was finished. I still h... Read more

  • Rookie notes 2 - Plus, I finally did it!

    10/10/2014 5:44:56 AM, by EILEEN828

    Well Monday came, and I was feeling totally ready for it. The rest day, train day, rest day of the previous week, ended up working out fine. I fe... Read more

  • Rookie Notes 1

    10/6/2014 11:15:20 PM, by EILEEN828

    Well now, I bet you are all just dying to find out ( because I know I was wondering at the start too) did the girl actually follow through on her... Read more

  • Looking ahead!

    10/3/2014 11:30:54 PM, by COACH_BRETT

    I went ahead and did something I usually don't do. I posted my total weightloss results on Facebook... EEK!!! I did this for two reasons.... Read more

  • Rookie ambition

    10/2/2014 12:41:48 AM, by EILEEN828

    I don't know why it caught my eye. Or why I thought to even try. But I did decide to commit, just for the heck of it. What I'm talking about is S... Read more

  • Day 60 and I'm back on target

    10/1/2014 10:41:36 AM, by GLJEWEL

    Somehow I missed last week's blog post. Probably because I've returned to daily blogging on WordPress. I honestly never thought I'd make it... Read more

  • My latest salad favorite!

    9/29/2014 12:42:22 AM, by EILEEN828

    Generally speaking, when I make a green salad it consists of whatever is on hand. This is what I've been eating lately. This is a large fill the ... Read more

  • From my friend the Universe

    9/24/2014 5:47:45 AM, by EILEEN828

    I subscribe to a site called TUT.com. I find it to be very uplifting, motivating, and a very comforting supporter of me! Here's a note from ... Read more

  • New Job & Official Day 1

    9/22/2014 11:35:04 PM, by NMFISCHER

    I wish I could say that I did everything that I wanted today but it didn't happen. No exercise and crappy lunch but good dinner. It is still Da... Read more

  • The agua station

    9/22/2014 8:08:58 AM, by EILEEN828

    Well when I was first building my coop, I had aspirations of making really cool water and feed devices for the chickens. I ended up using a simp... Read more

  • The Beginning...

    9/21/2014 11:39:30 PM, by NMFISCHER

    So here I am again. I've said in the past that I am going to do this and I've never stuck to it. I just feel icky and I feel sorry for myself a... Read more

  • BLC 26 Expectations

    9/21/2014 2:35:16 PM, by LIANN98661

    I am not very good at setting goals and expectations for myself; probably because I have a good track record of not completing them. I am going t... Read more

  • #Terrible

    9/18/2014 11:07:57 PM, by COACH_BRETT

    I feel like I have been doing so terrible lately.... Ever since the quarter ended I have been more aware of what I have been eating, but seeming ... Read more

  • Day 46, worse than plateau

    9/17/2014 4:01:48 PM, by GLJEWEL

    So I knew it was going to happen, I went up two. I'm not going to justify it, just say that an inordinate amount of stress and too many appointme... Read more

  • Reflecting

    9/17/2014 1:22:00 PM, by KATHY98665

    I am back! I stepped back over the summer while I worked on a commitment to challenge myself to add even more exercise to my week. As some of my ... Read more

  • 39 days and counting

    9/10/2014 5:47:04 PM, by GLJEWEL

    12 pounds down. That's 2 pounds a week. I've been trying to drop 2 pounds a week for years and finally it happens. I am grateful for every ... Read more

  • Downs and Ups

    9/9/2014 12:30:03 PM, by SROBERTS82

    So this has been a tough couple years. Losing my farm and getting used to living in town and working 9-5 has been really hard on me, and hard to ... Read more

  • Grateful for friends

    9/7/2014 11:17:48 PM, by GLJEWEL

    I like certainty. I am a perfect person to invest in CD's, no, not music, certificates of deposit. I like knowing what I'll get back in the end. ... Read more

  • Time rolls on.

    9/5/2014 7:45:14 AM, by EILEEN828

    Well it has been awhile since I have written a blog. The wind kind of got knocked out of my sails. In the early part of August my chicken Owl cam... Read more

  • Day 32

    9/3/2014 10:37:49 AM, by GLJEWEL

    If you remember last week, I didn't lose any weight because I held a bunch of strife in instead of letting it go. So this week I dropped a little... Read more

  • Swim Workout #1

    9/3/2014 12:49:45 AM, by LOTUSBEE

    Just so that I have my own record of my workouts and how I've progressed, I'm going to share my workout here with a description of how I'm doing ... Read more

  • Back into the Swim of Things

    9/3/2014 12:42:27 AM, by LOTUSBEE

    That's right... Swimming! I've been trying to think of ways that I could get active and stay active. The trick was coming up with something ... Read more

  • Day 25

    8/27/2014 10:32:10 AM, by GLJEWEL

    I was really looking forward to today's weigh in. Things were going well. I was on the program. I did the right things. Instead I am in the same ... Read more

  • Day 18 of 30

    8/20/2014 11:07:15 AM, by GLJEWEL

    First the fact, I'm down 8 pounds. I was looking back at my chart, it took me months to lose 8 pounds before. To lose 8 pounds in 3 weeks...well,... Read more

  • Going strong

    8/18/2014 6:25:04 PM, by SHELLEYO615

    Today is day 5 of my weight loss journey and I am going strong. I have not had any issues with cravings or going over my calories. I eat what I... Read more

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