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  • What I Love About My Body

    11/28/2014 3:33:03 PM, by KT6871

    My first reaction to this is.......NOTHING! But upon further reflection I guess I would have to say these things- 1. I love my body's ability t... Read more

  • C25K, Week 5, day 3!

    11/28/2014 1:35:39 PM, by SSEMINOLE

    Getting ready to do week 5, day 3... twenty minute run without stopping!! Very nervous to be honest. I'm getting over a head cold which had me wh... Read more

  • Note to Self

    11/28/2014 11:53:52 AM, by JOYUP11

    Hi, Mel. You are a creative and beautiful being. There is love and life and beauty and purpose for you. You are seen. The tapes are old. The refe... Read more

  • 40 Days and Nights on Spark

    11/28/2014 10:12:05 AM, by SAUMON

    Not that this journey has been anything like being on Noah's Ark....But 40 days is enough of a milestone to blog about. Any excuse is good! ... Read more

  • Thankfulness and Sadness

    11/28/2014 9:18:33 AM, by SPINNINGJW

    I am very grateful that I have a job that permitted me to travel 8.5 hours to spend Thanksgiving with my adult children. I am grateful for their... Read more

  • Low Carb Day 2

    11/28/2014 9:16:48 AM, by LIMOM2TWINS

    Low Carb Day 2 - ?? grams of Carbs Yesterday was Day & before I left for my parents house i had on my food tracker 39 grams of ... Read more

  • Thanksgiving

    11/27/2014 7:45:59 PM, by GOGETTERME

    This morning I took a long walk, listened to some of my favorite classical music and consciously reflected on everything I'm thankful for and tho... Read more

  • Turkey Trot 5k 2014

    11/27/2014 3:34:00 PM, by MIZPAM25

    I ran a 5k this morning in 31:06 minutes, I finished 813 out of 3,875 people. I did improve my time from last year however I'm striving for unde... Read more

  • it's thursday

    11/27/2014 10:38:05 AM, by MOMMY445

    i will be going over the rest of the information i noted about the company i had a phone interview with last week. they want me to come in tomorr... Read more

  • Sono grata a tutti voi!

    11/27/2014 8:42:01 AM, by TRIANGLE-WOMAN

    Sono grata a tutti voi! Which Elizabeth Gilbert says (see essay below) means "I am grateful for allof you!" https://www.facebook.... Read more

  • Low Carb Day 1

    11/27/2014 7:56:49 AM, by LIMOM2TWINS

    Low Carb Day 1 - 83 grams of Carbs Yesterday was the 1st day I really made a conscience effort into eating low carb. I know what works for ... Read more

  • 1 1/2 inches in two days!!!???

    11/27/2014 4:55:19 AM, by KATHY349

    I get so discouraged with my scale. It broke the other day and I haven't been out to buy a new one, so I decided to measure instead. Wow!!! I did... Read more

  • Day 14 of 48.

    11/27/2014 1:22:45 AM, by SYRIAN-GIRL

    Today at 9 am I will start my first dry fasting and then switch to water f... Read more

  • wednesday

    11/27/2014 1:11:50 AM, by IZZY37

    stayed in calorie range and fitbit fired all green what I did wrong - nothing :) walked in place for a short time while I was watching ... Read more

  • Stage 3 is a go.

    11/26/2014 11:41:44 PM, by KO1215

    So I've started stage 3 foods. This has been a little more difficult. I can't seem to sense when I'm full and some foods are disagreeing with m... Read more

  • It's getting easier, again!

    11/26/2014 10:31:07 PM, by SSEMINOLE

    This weeks' classes have seemed easier. I know it's because I'm getting stronger. Still sitting at the same weight as I was... right at 15 lbs ... Read more

  • Thanksgiving day eating plan

    11/26/2014 2:07:02 PM, by GOLFCHICK2-0

    It's here. The first major Holiday of the "Holiday binge eating season". I have made a pledge to myself. It is a simple one. I will NOT gai... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    11/26/2014 11:11:48 AM, by MOMMY445

    i have some errands to run. my daughter is back at school and she feels much better. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i will be working on my on... Read more

  • One more TED Talk you might find worth watching....

    11/26/2014 8:52:49 AM, by TRIANGLE-WOMAN

    I know, I know. So many videos, so little time. And wouldn't that time be better spent exercising at the gym, walking the dog, or prepari... Read more

  • Note to Self......

    11/26/2014 7:11:19 AM, by LIMOM2TWINS

    Say away from the bread products - they are like crack for you and will only lead to overeating and heart ache - UGH! As I had a couple of p... Read more

  • tuesday

    11/26/2014 1:55:31 AM, by IZZY37

    oops tracked everything but I was way over my range. Due to unhealthy snacks bought on my way home from work after a difficult and tiring day.... Read more

  • One extra hour

    11/25/2014 11:32:43 PM, by DSIERRA73

    I would love an extra hour a day and would love to say I would spend it doing something healthy and smart but honestly I would probably use it to... Read more

  • monday

    11/25/2014 3:38:59 PM, by IZZY37

    monday was a good day for my weight loss efforts I stayed in calorie range and my fitbit lit up with lots of green :) what I did right ... Read more

  • Just had a girlie day!

    11/25/2014 11:34:23 AM, by EOWYN2424

    In honor of the church Christmas party this Saturday, I had a pedi with nail art on all my toes as well as a facial today. This is my long awaite... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    11/25/2014 10:22:43 AM, by MOMMY445

    not as windy here today. my daughter has come down with a slight cold. she was off school yesterday and she wants to go back this afternoon. she ... Read more

  • Holiday Weight Loss

    11/25/2014 10:09:48 AM, by VICKILONG2

    I just read the article on the main page about blogging so I am going to try and see if this increases my motivation. So here goes.... Tis the ... Read more

  • Create a new you!

    11/25/2014 6:11:35 AM, by TRIANGLE-WOMAN

    Just a little reminder folks, to treat yourself as you would your dearest and most precious child. Break down those barriers of "can't" and ... Read more

  • Comparing calendars

    11/25/2014 6:10:02 AM, by LITAPOWER

    I always register my weight on the most important dates of the year, so it's easy to compare - I just did it and I didn't like it! ... Read more

  • Hello, still here!

    11/24/2014 3:05:22 PM, by LEIGHOC

    I know I've been a little quiet the past few days. I'm trying to not be on the internet so much. And I've had a lot of costuming to work on. Stil... Read more

  • Bring on the 180's and self control, but not the guilt

    11/24/2014 1:00:18 PM, by CLEO210

    Weigh-in day was a pleasant surprise as I still managed to lose 3 pounds even though I felt I did not do well eating this weekend--actually since... Read more

  • Six days and two pounds

    11/24/2014 10:19:16 AM, by LITAPOWER

    I would love to lose 2 lbs until Saturday! I have a dinner with some of my husband's colleagues and really need to fit in my... Read more

  • it's monday

    11/24/2014 9:42:37 AM, by MOMMY445

    a very windy and mild day here today. my daughter's sooo excited about the kids/family event that is happening this coming saturday. now she has ... Read more

  • sunday accountability report

    11/24/2014 1:46:22 AM, by IZZY37

    finished the day at the low end of my calorie range. Did "25 of something". No green on fitbit but when i realised i'd been inactive I spent 1... Read more

  • still here.

    11/23/2014 6:43:23 PM, by DOK11MMM

    Still here. miss my fitbit. changed to a basis when i lost mine. not the same less battery time. hard to keep functional when working so much. s... Read more


    11/23/2014 2:38:05 PM, by JUSTTOOSHORT

    Well our fall challenge has come to an end. I couldn't be more excited with the results. Our team took 1st place...WOW. AWESOME job to my team... Read more

  • it's sunday

    11/23/2014 2:27:58 PM, by MOMMY445

    today is my dad's birthday! happy birthday,dad! my uncle is treating him and my mom, along with my daughter, to lunch today. i will be hearing th... Read more

  • Star light

    11/23/2014 12:55:23 PM, by DOLLYKWJ

    Feeling fantastic street doing some cardio & stretching.... Read more

  • saturday's report

    11/23/2014 12:25:18 PM, by IZZY37

    excess calories on saturday, which was allowed, but still more than I was planning on. fitbit doesn't show much activity, but I was doing qu... Read more

  • Unexpected Turning Point

    11/23/2014 10:32:40 AM, by GIMMESPARK

    I'm mad as hell, and I'm not gonna take it anymore! I really enjoy watching professional sports. It's always bugged me that these events see... Read more

  • Thought I was bored, turned out I was just ready for more change

    11/23/2014 8:42:16 AM, by VLACKE01

    I awoke today feeling bored, bored, bored. I had lost interest in my fitness routine, and couldn't think of any inspiring recipes. I've only been... Read more

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