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  • 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

  • Climbing Up a Hill!

    9/18/2014 9:05:53 AM, by FUZZY-FLUFFY

    I'm finally moved into my new place now the work begins, unpacking everything that I packed and putting it where it all needs to go. It won't be ... Read more

  • Writing is Hard Work. Sitting On My Butt Is Harder Work

    9/18/2014 12:55:21 AM, by GRACIE4ONE

    Since becoming a published author, I have to make a concerted effort to REMEMBER to get off my butt and get my exercise in, but...I do! That's ... Read more

  • Have You Lost Weight?

    9/17/2014 11:25:40 PM, by SHOTOKIDO

    That was the question posed to me by a client I've not seen for nearly two months. "Why, yes!" I said, through a grin that may have caused p... Read more

  • My First Raw Dessert

    9/17/2014 10:59:14 PM, by DEWILL2

    Day 17 of raw eating: I made this beautiful no-chocolate mousse pie and it... Read more

  • Now Since Then

    9/17/2014 6:32:59 PM, by TEKEHI

    Since my last blog entry back in May, I was struggling to accept the weight gain. It is just such a mind game. I've spent part of my life, sinc... Read more

  • Food Issues - Clock Watching

    9/17/2014 6:15:27 PM, by TEKEHI

    I ate at 10:00 am today a late breakfast. Work was busy. A few moments later it was only 11:00 and I'm thinking about lunch time already and... Read more

  • Food Issues - To Eat or Not To Eat

    9/17/2014 6:11:22 PM, by TEKEHI

    Yesterday I arrived home really late at night around 9:30 pm. I didn't have any real dinner except for some stale tortilla chips. I wasn't real... Read more

  • I used to think about it

    9/17/2014 4:18:25 PM, by REJANERATION

    I have spent a lot of time in my life living in my head.....I have spent a lot of time thinking about when I would do things, not actually doing ... 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

  • Best compliment/NSV lately

    9/17/2014 1:18:07 PM, by PMRUNNER

    I had a routine doctors appointment recently. Before meeting with the doctor, the nurse asked some questions about prior medical history and too... Read more

  • feel like legs with a belly today

    9/17/2014 11:18:41 AM, by MILLYPHAT

    Went on a bike ride and Patty pointed out how unfair it is that we put on tummy weight first and lose it last. Today I feel like legs with a bell... Read more

  • Day 4!

    9/17/2014 8:45:31 AM, by WANABHOT2

    Vino / alcohol free! Feeling great! Except for eating FOUR tacos last night...I've also been eating well and getting lots of rest. The rest of th... Read more

  • The Accidental Vegan

    9/16/2014 11:50:15 PM, by SHOTOKIDO

    I didn't plan on eating vegan today. But when life gives you lemons, squeeze them over some hummus and tofu. Or something like that. ... Read more

  • Set back at week 11

    9/16/2014 6:31:16 PM, by JOJOSLIVIN

    WARNING - - - Stomach/Digestive Issues – I have had a setback. I am using this as an opportunity to learn how to move forward when life th... Read more

  • Cardio, why am I not motivated?

    9/16/2014 3:51:04 PM, by DEWILL2

    I find it really hard to motivate myself to go to the gym to do cardio. I use the excuse that it is difficult with my knee issues, and thats par... Read more

  • Doing it is the right choice!

    9/16/2014 2:30:20 PM, by REJANERATION

    I am blogging this as a reminder to me! I really struggled this morning with getting up and getting out there. I forgot how good running ma... Read more

  • Callback Yesterday

    9/16/2014 10:55:11 AM, by CATHY1970-1

    I had a callback yesterday for a commercial I auditioned for a week or so ago. I am very anxious right now. Shoot is tomorrow...so they... Read more

  • woo hoo!

    9/16/2014 10:08:08 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter told me this morning that she made the cross country team at school! woo hoo! way to go,sweetheart! she has a field trip coming up ne... Read more

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