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  • Climate Change

    9/23/2014 10:47:00 PM, by SHOTOKIDO

    This is always a difficult time of year for me. The weather becomes more variable, less predictable, and more of a challenge for fitness. ... Read more

  • Baby steps

    9/23/2014 6:03:20 PM, by SYNDIBEE

    I'm done placating myself in thinking my weekly walks are enough. Today I am concentrating on my successes: 1) I made a fantastic breakfas... Read more

  • Happy Tuesday

    9/23/2014 2:36:44 PM, by LOVELYLOLAOMNI

    My son turned 15 yesterday. What an amazing young man. He's smart, funny, creative. He loves to read, write, create things. He has the best sense... Read more

  • Starting Fresh at getting VERYFIT

    9/23/2014 11:15:10 AM, by MARYREILEY

    A herniated disk, sprained ankle, crazy antibiotics and lots of other reasons/excuses got me way off path last year. So, time to Start Fresh. D... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    9/23/2014 11:10:56 AM, by MOMMY445

    i have a job interview tomorrow afternoon. i am going through what i have for it, so i am well prepared. my daughter is doing well and says hi. a... Read more

  • had a nice walk

    9/23/2014 10:55:47 AM, by MILLYPHAT

    for a change of pace, I had a nice walk. 2 miles in all. peaceful nice and a change from biking. My knee hurts like ......... Read more

  • Fall 5% Challenge and Other News

    9/23/2014 10:45:47 AM, by ISLAMOM

    Since starting with the nutritionist in late August, I have lost a total of 6 pounds and am very close to my lowest weight last year. I'm really... Read more

  • Day 27. 9/22/14

    9/23/2014 2:59:20 AM, by TEKEHI

    2nd day of 28. The tough time was between breakfast and lunch. I wanted to stuff my face with more food. I backed away from the fridge and wen... Read more

  • Day 28 9/21/14

    9/23/2014 2:56:56 AM, by TEKEHI

    This Sunday was the first day of a soon to be successful 28 days of getting back on track and watching what I eat and how I eat. I need to stay ... Read more

  • Vacation Blow Up

    9/23/2014 2:51:34 AM, by TEKEHI

    Not a good previous week. Work was stressful, my husband took a few days off and most of the rules went out the door. It wasn't a very good we... Read more

  • Puttin' On The Ritz

    9/22/2014 11:36:42 PM, by SHOTOKIDO

    I didn't wear a day coat, pants with stripes or cutaway coat. But I did enjoy perfect fits. I was dressed up like a million dollar troo... Read more

  • Hanging on to my faith

    9/22/2014 9:38:13 PM, by CAREYFLOWERGIRL

    I have struggled with many issues over the last year and half. Many things that others Would have given up, but through my faith I have survive... Read more

  • Using my buddy

    9/22/2014 7:15:24 PM, by ACROFIT

    I've been struggling with bad habits and getting no where. I've got the goals and a plan of action to overcome and succeed. Spent the weekend w... Read more

  • As luck would have it...

    9/22/2014 4:44:39 PM, by CEIGSTI

    Well, Oz went home and we gained a black Labrador retriever. My sister is moving to Minnesota. The house they got there fell through so they ne... Read more

  • it's monday

    9/22/2014 3:47:46 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter's field trip went very well. now she wants to go on another one. i have a job interview on wednesday afternoon. with a different comp... Read more

  • had fun biking over weekend

    9/22/2014 10:54:40 AM, by MILLYPHAT

    Went to women of faith on Saturday. This will be their last year and last meet will be in 2015. Had a great split bike ride on sunday. 10 miles... Read more

  • BLC26 Expectations

    9/22/2014 9:13:43 AM, by CIPHER1971

    Part of this week’s challenge was to write our expectations for BLC26. Well I expect nothing of it that doesn't come from my expectations of myse... Read more

  • I Blew It

    9/22/2014 7:52:28 AM, by CATHY1970-1

    LOL...well, not really a laughing matter. Week one of the Bikini Club - where we are competing to lose weight and I have not only managed to not... Read more

  • Start of the 5% challenge

    9/21/2014 5:45:30 PM, by MOM_TO_AKI

    The 5% challenge started this Saturday and I am on the casual traveler team. I do my weight in Friday´s and will continue that. I went to the f... Read more

  • it's sunday

    9/21/2014 2:50:23 PM, by MOMMY445

    a day to enjoy! sunny and mild here today. woo hoo! working on some of my homework today, so i can enjoy the rest of my day. all of the birds say... Read more

  • Slow but steady!

    9/21/2014 1:43:43 PM, by NEREA_72

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  • Getting faster

    9/21/2014 1:41:23 PM, by SERIOUSLY22

    I did my first 6 mile run today. Ran it in 66 minutes. I had to walk 3 times because of hills. There are 8 steep hills on the route we took. ... Read more

  • Were's The Beef?

    9/21/2014 9:55:08 AM, by SHOTOKIDO

    Clearly, cow ain't for me. Quite likely, neither is pig. I had a bacon cheeseburger last night as a treat/departure from my usual fare.... Read more

  • ugh what a week!

    9/20/2014 7:48:57 PM, by MEGAN6277

    This week has been rough. It started out with the best of intentions but ended up being miserable with three sick kiddos. Two with strep and one ... Read more

  • BL challenge

    9/20/2014 7:47:29 PM, by JAM2DREW

    I'm very excited about this challenge. I have had an issue for a while with consistency. I am hoping that this challenge can finally get me bac... Read more

  • Feeling Stronger

    9/20/2014 6:22:04 PM, by DEWILL2

    I had an awesome day at the gym today. 20 minutes on the treadmill, 20 minutes on the elliptical, and a leg workout. I am definitely getting st... Read more

  • Numb3rs

    9/20/2014 5:29:12 PM, by SHOTOKIDO

    I'm trying to stick to the plan as directed by Spark, but I;m also not being as rigid about certain numbers. In particular, I find that when... Read more

  • it's saturday

    9/20/2014 2:35:42 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter finished reading the book that she got out from the library last week. now she is reading another one. i will continue to encourage h... Read more


    9/20/2014 11:26:57 AM, by GRACIE4ONE

    Guess how I started my morning? With a blueberry muffin from Panera Bread! Yep, I see you all nodding your heads because you know just how good... Read more

  • Back on the Wagon

    9/20/2014 10:14:41 AM, by YOGAMOMOF4

    Okay. I have to start taking care of myself again. I've been so overwhelmed that I've completely neglected my health. Things have been so diff... Read more

  • it's friday

    9/19/2014 3:31:38 PM, by MOMMY445

    another week is coming to a close. i heard from another place where i had applied for a job. they are having interviews next wednesday. so i let ... Read more

  • Doing what makes me happy

    9/19/2014 1:59:21 PM, by REJANERATION

    I am not perfect, although there are times I have aspired to be! But it really is a lot of pressure and when human weakness sets in, the feeling ... Read more

  • great 2 hour bike ride

    9/19/2014 11:47:29 AM, by MILLYPHAT

    I had a great bike ride today. I went for two hours ( 1 hour with Patty ) and one without. Patty said that we had done 8.8 mph for the first h... Read more

  • Bahama Mama's Challenge & clean eating...progress

    9/18/2014 3:25:57 PM, by JSPIN74

    Well I'm down 5 more lbs & wasn't really looking for that even. I still am not pleased that I'm not successfully finding time for ST a at least 2... Read more

  • I pushed through and prevailed

    9/18/2014 3:04:26 PM, by DEWILL2

    Last night I really felt the affects of my previous day's cardio workout. My knee really made for a rough night of sleep. When I woke up this m... Read more

  • Yoga shoulders

    9/18/2014 2:56:34 PM, by KJEWEL1

    I am still doing daily yoga workouts, but now I have some shoulder issues and must be careful! Like many people when I do something I go all out.... Read more

  • Mad Munching

    9/18/2014 12:51:52 PM, by SHOTOKIDO

    Emotional eating is a valid term, covering a broad range of food consumption behaviors driven by emotions. But it's also a BROAD description... Read more

  • it's thursday

    9/18/2014 11:48:23 AM, by MOMMY445

    another day has begun. it is very cool and cloudy here today. i have started to work on my online course. i will work on it a bit every day until... Read more

  • very tired yesterday so rested today

    9/18/2014 10:09:36 AM, by MILLYPHAT

    Yesterday evening I was so tired I fell asleep in bible class. The teacher was so gracious and asked me twice if I was ok. I fell asleep the minu... Read more

  • Half-way there!

    9/18/2014 9:25:20 AM, by NHWOLFE

    Half-way to my goal as of this morning AND my jeans fit again! A very good... Read more

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