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Challengers of HOGWARTS "In My Easter Bonnet" Shopping (A Competition!)
4/18/2014 7:59:59 PM,  6 COMMENTS

448 449 450 451 453 452 450 449 448 Hello Everyone! I've just spent all day shopping for my Easter bonnet. I took home a small se...  Read more

HERMIEME

Writer's Team March Fitness Challenge - Push-up Poem
3/26/2014 10:37:08 AM,  16 COMMENTS

195 320 195 320 195 320 195 320 195 320 I just received a SparkMail from the Co-Leader of the Writer's Team, MADEIT3, calling for 12 uni...  Read more

HERMIEME

"There is Always Something There to Remind Me" - BLC S.M.A.R.T Goal Update
2/25/2014 12:32:27 AM,  12 COMMENTS

276 335 339 276 335 339 276 335 339 276 The theme of this week's Biggest Loser Challenge STRONGend is "Ain't No Mountain High Enough,"...  Read more

HERMIEME

From the Bottom of My Heart...
2/17/2014 10:32:32 AM,  24 COMMENTS

26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 This week for the Biggest Loser Challenge, for which I am a Violet Virtuoso, we were asked to write a lov...  Read more

HERMIEME

Bubblegum Hufflepuff Love (A Song by Me)
2/10/2014 1:47:56 PM,  11 COMMENTS

26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 As you probably know by now, I am a Challenger of Hogwart's, Hufflepuff House. We have decorated our Spa...  Read more

HERMIEME

Butterflies Don't Make Excuses (A Poem by Me)
1/25/2014 9:52:00 PM,  29 COMMENTS

Butterflies Don't Make Excuses They absorb suggestions; work; look after what the mind conceives, calm and able, bonded by decisi...  Read more

HERMIEME

Biggest Loser Challenge 24 Goal: Eat Healthy While Saving A Bundle $$ Using Sparksavings.com
1/20/2014 11:56:38 PM,  17 COMMENTS

440 4 440 4 440 4 440 4 440 4 252 252 252 252 252 252 252 252 252 252 I have CAT125 to thank for this awesome fo...  Read more

HERMIEME

Fashionably Late for the Challengers of Hogwart's Sugar Plum Flurries Feast & Gala - My Attire...
12/25/2013 6:04:59 AM,  17 COMMENTS

The celebration has begun! And I'm fashionably late as usual... In case you haven't heard, we Challengers of Hogwart's are having a ball - the Annua...  Read more

HERMIEME

Hogwart's Sugar Plum Flurries Feast & Gala Cookieland, North Pole & Silver and Gold Table Decor
12/22/2013 11:16:37 PM,  14 COMMENTS

In case you haven't heard the buzz over the Wizarding Wireless Network (WWN), we Challengers of Hogwart's are having a ball! Our table's theme is Coo...  Read more

HERMIEME

Testing of uploading pics on blog which have been coming out sideways from my iPad... Fingers crosse
12/19/2013 11:50:42 AM,  10 COMMENTS

Test blog. Trying to test uploading pictures on this device. My computer is broken and my iPhone and iPad are all I have to make my blogs for the Ch...  Read more

HERMIEME

Haven't posted in awhile...
7/29/2013 10:51:28 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I'm going through a really stressful time right now. Broke up with a few friends, and I also got into a car accident. I've been super depres...  Read more

FIRESTARINFINI

This is probably a good thing but...
6/15/2013 11:55:57 PM,  5 COMMENTS

My body can't handle cheat days anymore. I have the biggest stomach ache from eating greasy food. I didn't even eat that much today--- I didn't even g...  Read more

FIRESTARINFINI

For those who have PCOS and suffer from hirsutism
5/24/2013 11:46:51 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Apparently spearmint tea can help:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/6376599.st
m " To look at the effects in women, 21 volunteers with hirsutism, 12...  Read more

FIRESTARINFINI

Refocusing
5/23/2013 1:25:21 AM,  1 COMMENTS

When I first started losing weight, I decided that I was going to do it to see if my weight was costing me opportunities. I was curious enough to see...  Read more

FIRESTARINFINI

Low self esteem
5/20/2013 1:10:10 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Has anyone else had this problem? Before I started losing weight, I thought I was the prettiest girl ever. I had no problem with how I looked nak...  Read more

FIRESTARINFINI

Tornado Warning
4/18/2013 1:41:00 PM,  11 COMMENTS

I live in Joplin, MO. Which means: when a tornado warning is issued at 1:30 in the morning, we through on shoes, get the kids up and throughing on th...  Read more

MARCHEM

Two explosions at the Boston Marathon
4/15/2013 4:19:51 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I'm in no way religious, but if you guys can, please pray for those at the Boston Marathon right now. Here is a live stream for those that are co...  Read more

FIRESTARINFINI

It's been a long journey, but I've had a ton of successes.
4/11/2013 1:33:08 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I haven't lost that much weight, it's actually pitiful in comparison to the success stories on sparkpeople. Close to 20 pounds in three years. Th...  Read more

FIRESTARINFINI

New goal weight...
4/11/2013 12:52:45 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I've been on the fence about what my final goal weight should be. At first I decided that my goal weight should be 170, just because that's about...  Read more

FIRESTARINFINI

So happy recently...
4/5/2013 1:30:46 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I looked up at my to do list this morning. I procrastinate way to much and this to do list has just been haunting me, but as I looked at it, I saw o...  Read more

FIRESTARINFINI

Things I need to do to get ready for summer
3/26/2013 4:18:55 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Start my garden bed (Put down layers of compost) Start seeds Finish studying for certification and take test Apply to graduate school Finish...  Read more

FIRESTARINFINI

Made it to One-derland!!!
3/16/2013 1:56:21 PM,  11 COMMENTS

It took me three years but I finally made it into Onederland!!! Today my bathroom scale weighed me in at 199.6! My Wii Fit balance board confirme...  Read more

FIRESTARINFINI

Every calorie counts
3/4/2013 10:33:05 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I at this point have been able to incorporate fruits and veggies in my diet. It don't eat out often-- no 500 calorie desserts, or 1,000 calorie burger...  Read more

FIRESTARINFINI

Today I made myself angry.
3/3/2013 10:13:46 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I've been struggling with this weightloss thing for a few years now. I've decided for this month I'm going to put all my effort in to get to the...  Read more

FIRESTARINFINI

Interesting info about how insulin and cortisol impacts weight gain
2/24/2013 1:06:03 AM,  3 COMMENTS

There is always something new to learn: Insulin and its role in obesity: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yo3TRbkIrow Cortisol: http://www.you...  Read more

FIRESTARINFINI

Horrible eating week.
2/19/2013 10:11:06 PM,  8 COMMENTS

My cheat week pretty much ruined me. I over indulged and over ate. I'm pretty sure I decimated my gut bacteria. I've been over eatin...  Read more

FIRESTARINFINI

Reasons to lose weight (motivations)
2/17/2013 10:03:52 PM,  4 COMMENTS

To be a size 14 To be a size large So that I'm lighter for race day, and I won't be last during my first 5k So I can have guys flirt with me I...  Read more

FIRESTARINFINI

Reasons to lose weight (motivations)
2/17/2013 10:03:52 PM,  0 COMMENTS

To be a size 14 To be a size large So that I'm lighter for race day, and I won't be last during my first 5k So I can have guys flirt with me I...  Read more

FIRESTARINFINI

New motivation, new rules (for nutrition)
2/10/2013 8:34:20 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I need motivation to make sure I'm on track for losing weight. If I stay within my alloted calories for 6x a week, eat enough fiber, and drink en...  Read more

FIRESTARINFINI

Returning to weekly goals
1/20/2013 1:16:56 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I've been slacking on weekly goals recently, but I'm back again to redouble my efforts: Goal 1: 25 grams of fiber 6 x a week Goal 2: Ice shins...  Read more

FIRESTARINFINI

My grade for the past week and this week's goals
12/30/2012 12:14:40 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Last weeks goals and grades: Walk on the treadmill everyday in the morning: F Pilates everyday: B Planks and Squats 3x a week minimum: C (skippe...  Read more

FIRESTARINFINI

This week's goals.
12/23/2012 3:21:16 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Walk on treadmill everyday in the morning Pilates everyday Plank and squats 3x a week minimum Physio Exercises every other day Run twenty minu...  Read more

FIRESTARINFINI

Today I learned something
12/9/2012 9:56:25 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Fear of dropping dead from a heart attack is a lot more motivating to go to the gym than the fear of being unattractive. Can't attract anyone if...  Read more

FIRESTARINFINI

Reasons to lose weight...
11/27/2012 2:12:12 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Less cramps and blood flow during my period. I'm just PMSing and I'm having cramps :( Tomorrow I'll be lifting to fight off my period sympt...  Read more

FIRESTARINFINI

Why the scale sucks...
11/25/2012 6:42:33 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I've been so disappointed recently because of how much work I've been doing and no progress with the scale. I've burned ~20,000 calories and have o...  Read more

FIRESTARINFINI

I'm so sick of---
11/10/2012 4:00:26 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I'm so sick of being on the edge of normal size and plus size. I'm so sick of my thighs rubbing together. I'm so sick of my waist line bein...  Read more

FIRESTARINFINI

Go out and vote!
11/6/2012 7:46:42 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I hear so much talk about our freedoms and the reason america is so great, But the truth of the matter is that most americans don't participate in...  Read more

FIRESTARINFINI

When someone calls you fat...
10/29/2012 1:33:30 AM,  4 COMMENTS

What you can do about it: www.youtube.com/watch?v=PyQ_IKkAM9I&featur
e=relmfu...  Read more

FIRESTARINFINI

Any of you hyper mobile?
10/8/2012 12:46:36 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I have a question for you sparkers. Are any of you that are hyper mobile and want to start a hyper mobility spark group? I've started to realize that...  Read more

FIRESTARINFINI

Feeling better.
9/30/2012 4:38:15 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I have a lot of things to feel bad about. My insurance is running out at the end of this year, my leg injury is acting up, I'm still on a super long...  Read more

FIRESTARINFINI

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