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  • second week!

    6/24/2016 7:17:33 AM, by DEA5011

    Good Morning! It's the second week where I'm below 140 for my official weigh-in!! So exciting. I'm down .2 pounds from last week to 139.6! ... Read more

  • A New Season

    6/21/2016 7:45:30 AM, by PASTORKRAFT

    The last few months my wife and I have been in language school learning Spanish. It's been hard work but very singularly focused. I would walk to... Read more

  • Shopping exercise

    6/18/2016 12:42:06 PM, by PASTORKRAFT

    To bless my wife we decided to head over to the mall today and walk around. With my wife looking usually doesn't lead to buying. Therefore I'm go... Read more

  • 6/17

    6/17/2016 9:38:11 AM, by DEA5011

    Good morning! I saw the 130s on the scale this morning!! I came in at 139.8, about a half pound down from last week! I've got to stick with it ... Read more

  • Water weight

    6/16/2016 9:02:05 AM, by PASTORKRAFT

    I have been dieting long enough to be able to track some of the ups and downs of my weight loss experience. I've learned a whole lot more about s... Read more

  • Time for a change

    6/14/2016 3:04:02 PM, by PASTORKRAFT

    After about six months of working pretty hard at this go-round of weight loss I think it's time to change up my routine a little bit. I've been d... Read more

  • The Glycogen Effect

    6/13/2016 3:35:40 PM, by PASTORKRAFT

    Yesterday I posted something called "How's it possible?" The problem was that situation where you been very strict on your diet take one sheet n... Read more

  • 6/13 busy weekend

    6/13/2016 7:58:10 AM, by DEA5011

    Good Morning! I'm feeling tired but good this morning. We had one busy weekend. We got started ripping up carpet and tile in the dining room... Read more

  • How's it possible

    6/12/2016 3:30:51 PM, by PASTORKRAFT

    It's really a rhetorical question. I have read all the literature and know most if not all of the possibilities (water, muscle, leftovers from di... Read more

  • 6/10 pergo weekend!

    6/10/2016 11:38:26 AM, by DEA5011

    Good Morning! I'm starting this busy weekend off right. I weighed in at 140.4, which has me maintaining from last week. I'll take it! I... Read more

  • Hit another milestone this morning

    6/10/2016 7:32:54 AM, by PASTORKRAFT

    Today the scale finally tipped over into the 2-zeros. I made it down to 209. I'm down almost 90 from my highest with only 10 more pounds to onede... Read more

  • Just a little longer

    6/9/2016 9:25:07 PM, by PASTORKRAFT

    I can tell that tonight is gonna be one of those nights fighting the cravings. I hate those nights because I don't want to go to bed so early but... Read more

  • Back to losing

    6/7/2016 9:30:44 AM, by PASTORKRAFT

    So far I've had really good success at being able to lose some weight and then keep it off at a certain level for a period of time, usually when ... Read more

  • Rainforest Workout

    6/6/2016 8:01:23 PM, by PASTORKRAFT

    How about this for getting your exercise in today? I w... Read more

  • Off to church

    6/5/2016 8:28:38 AM, by PASTORKRAFT

    Our adventure in Mexico has me helping to lead worship for Iglesia Biblica Maranatha. It's a great opportunity to serve the Lord and practice our... Read more

  • 6/3

    6/3/2016 8:33:56 AM, by DEA5011

    Good Morning! It was weigh in day for me, and I'm pretty happy with what I saw. I was 140.4 this morning. That's up .8 pounds from last week... Read more

  • Push day

    6/3/2016 8:14:53 AM, by PASTORKRAFT

    Yesterday was a push. Today back to hardcore. The good thing is that I have learned to build push days into my life without having freak out. It... Read more

  • Finding the new normal

    6/2/2016 6:41:38 PM, by PASTORKRAFT

    Lately I feel like I have been getting used to my new body. On the one hand that's a good thing because I want this me to be the forever me. On t... Read more

  • Pins and Needles

    6/2/2016 11:23:00 AM, by DUGGIT

    In an old episode of the Honeymooners, Jackie Gleason... Read more

  • Dreaming of the day

    6/1/2016 3:23:28 PM, by PASTORKRAFT

    OK, maybe obsessing about the day might be a little bit more accurate :-) But I really can't stop thinking about the day in the not-too-distant f... Read more

  • 5/31

    5/31/2016 8:00:21 AM, by DEA5011

    Good Morning! Well. The weekend went as weekends usually go. Blah. I'm (unofficially, because I weigh in at the end of weeks) up 2.4 pounds ... Read more

  • Plateau

    5/31/2016 7:49:36 AM, by PASTORKRAFT

    Plateau, plateau, plateau; oh why do you keep visiting me. I have been clear in my intentions and rude to your reception and yet here you sill ar... Read more

  • 5/27 start to a holiday weekend

    5/27/2016 7:07:59 AM, by DEA5011

    Good morning! I'm already back up in my hometown for the long holiday weekend. And you know me and long weekends... Crossing fingers. Lol. I'm ... Read more

  • I think it was middle school

    5/25/2016 7:43:30 AM, by PASTORKRAFT

    I have always been one of those "big guys" and so it h... Read more

  • 5/25 biomeasure

    5/25/2016 7:37:04 AM, by DEA5011

    Good Morning! It's been over a month since I hopped on the biomeasure machine at work so I thought I'd give it a go. My results: My las... Read more

  • 5/23 weekend maintenance!

    5/23/2016 7:39:03 AM, by DEA5011

    Good morning! You. Guys. I maintained over the weekend!! That's my goal for weekends. Ah! I was able to keep a bit tighter control over snac... Read more

  • Day 2 of Squat Every Day

    5/21/2016 6:39:35 PM, by PASTORKRAFT

    This program is kicking my butt. Today was 10 sets of ... Read more

  • 5/20

    5/20/2016 9:18:21 AM, by DEA5011

    Good Morning! Thanks to those who gave words of encouragement on my last blog, it's good to know I'm not alone in snacking issues. I di... Read more

  • New gym, new motivation

    5/19/2016 10:35:14 PM, by PASTORKRAFT

    We joined a new gym today. They have a lot of people w... Read more

  • 5/18 stop the snacking!

    5/18/2016 7:21:58 AM, by DEA5011

    Good Morning! I've been delaying the weigh in after this weekend, and then after Monday night out. I knew it wouldn't be good. Especially wi... Read more

  • 5/16 tiring weekend

    5/16/2016 7:43:09 AM, by DEA5011

    Good Morning! I am so tired from this weekend. We went up to do some wedding planning and family visiting, and were just constantly running ... Read more

  • 5/12

    5/12/2016 7:41:23 AM, by DEA5011

    Good morning! Thanks for all the encouragement on my last blog, I really appreciate it! I did ok this week, down to 141 this morning from 14... Read more

  • Mixed Tape

    5/10/2016 1:04:33 PM, by DUGGIT

    My life has been a bit like a mixed tape recentl... Read more

  • Monday morning

    5/9/2016 11:30:48 AM, by PASTORKRAFT

    Yep, I pretty much resemble this photo this morning, b... Read more

  • 5/9 refocus

    5/9/2016 7:30:10 AM, by DEA5011

    Good Morning! This weekend went... Not great food wise. Too much eating and indulging. The only saving grace was the over 20,000 steps I got on ... Read more

  • Stronger

    5/5/2016 10:12:01 PM, by CLAIRE3000

    Well, it's been about a month or so since I've come back to Spark People, ramped up the gym routine (4 days a week of at least an hour of cardio ... Read more

  • Trying to keep up with my goal

    5/4/2016 11:09:53 AM, by HALEHR52

    I have had motivating messages and comments from members that has been very supportive to me and has encouraged me to continue to my best under t... Read more

  • En EspaƱol Por Favor

    5/3/2016 11:49:52 AM, by PASTORKRAFT

    My wife and I are blessed to be able to represent the Lord in the country of Mexico as missionaries for the church. As part of our work we have... Read more

  • 5/2 back from camping

    5/2/2016 7:51:53 AM, by DEA5011

    Good Morning! I had a lovely weekend camping with some friends. And for us, camping = lots of eating. I was, shockingly, only up .2 pounds fro... Read more

  • A 100 Mile Week!!!!

    5/1/2016 9:37:15 PM, by PASTORKRAFT

    Earlier this week I hit a goal of 50,000 steps on Fitb... Read more

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