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  • My “Why”

    1/16/2018 7:35:34 AM, by KARIJGRAVES

    When I was a teen I didn’t worry about weight. I was 5’7” and weighed about 120#. When I turned 30 I gained a bunch of weight, and landed at 150... Read more

  • Snow

    1/16/2018 12:52:29 AM, by CJS1MOMMY

    We here in the Dallas TX area get snow once in a blue moon but it started tonight.. we shell see what the morning brings.. had a video but can't ... Read more

  • No more procrastinating

    1/15/2018 10:34:40 PM, by KARIJGRAVES

    Why wait? Just because my rib is injured and I can’t lift, doesn’t mean I have to wait to get back to a healthier lifestyle. I was on a roll fo... Read more

  • Eating out

    1/15/2018 5:50:30 PM, by JEBOFINN

    Today I went out to Blue Water Grill with my friend Ashley. I kept thinking about their burger and fries but I actually ordered the Santa fe sala... Read more

  • Eating out

    1/15/2018 5:48:05 PM, by JEBOFINN

    Today I went out to Blue Water Grill with my friend Ashley. I kept thinking about their burger and fries but I actually ordered the Santa fe sala... Read more

  • Day 14: They say Rome wasn't built..

    1/15/2018 2:48:17 PM, by IBSHAUN

    They (whoever "they" are) say that Rome wasn't built in a day. I need to remember that when I want immediate results. I spent some time t... Read more

  • 2018 Reboot

    1/15/2018 12:20:49 PM, by FONDER11

    I need to make positive changes. I have never been thin and that's ok. But when I quit smoking over a year ago I put on weight that needs to come... Read more

  • Weekends

    1/15/2018 8:39:56 AM, by KRICH09

    Weekends are my biggest challenge. On the go and not eating right. I did see this weekend that diet coke is not tasting good most of the time s... Read more

  • What the heck?

    1/15/2018 8:05:16 AM, by MAEBURNS

    I seem to be having a problem for the past couple of weeks. I have not been religiously tracking and now I have plateaued. Not only that, I keep... Read more

  • Somewhat of a set back...

    1/15/2018 7:33:50 AM, by 22FLETCHER

    My food choices weren’t the greatest the past few days, but they weren’t absolutely horrible. I could have eaten worse. I wasn’t diligent on Spar... Read more

  • So what? No 5%?

    1/15/2018 5:40:50 AM, by NUOVAELLE

    It was 2009 when I discovered Sparkpeople. Next September will mark my 9-year sparkversary. And ever since the beginning, I’ve been reading ... Read more

  • Here I go again

    1/14/2018 11:05:45 PM, by JORDONNAVYMOM

    1/14/2018 Well the last week has been crazy. Husband was home all week on vacation again. We had an amazing week. We attended the Racers for Au... Read more

  • Happy 2018!

    1/14/2018 8:16:44 PM, by *JENNIE*

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  • Traveling tomorrow

    1/14/2018 5:44:31 PM, by DAVENSHERI

    I'm going to be heading out to St Paul (from Colorado) for a doctor's appointment and I'm hoping to stay on track with my diet. I'm kind of nervo... Read more

  • Days 10-13: A work in Progress

    1/14/2018 1:32:05 PM, by IBSHAUN

    I skipped blogging on Thursday. I thought I would do a "Day 10/11" recap but holy smokes its now Sunday! I've been mostly on track this weekend.... Read more

  • How I feel about food and how I wish I felt

    1/14/2018 1:23:40 PM, by TROOWORLD1

    I am extremely anxious and cautious around food. It's almost as if it is explosive and will cause immediate bodily injury if I eat it. I have not... Read more

  • I got a Fitbit for my birthday

    1/14/2018 1:23:09 PM, by BERCRYS

    I've been wearing my Fitbit for a week, and it's helping me get up and move. I'm not sure why my energy has been so low for so long, but it has ... Read more

  • Replanning my food

    1/14/2018 11:48:20 AM, by LLR630

    I've been pretty strict paleo for 6 months now and feel great. I am missing a couple things however the biggest item is oatmeal lol of all things... Read more

  • Hi

    1/13/2018 8:56:25 PM, by GRAZIELLA41

    Hi everyone I wanted to thank everyone for the birthday wishes you all sent me but my actual birthday is Feb 9th 😀... Read more

  • Weigh In Day (for last Sunday)

    1/13/2018 8:25:22 PM, by CJS1MOMMY

    Went from 255.2 to 253.2.. 🤗.. lost 2 lbs.. 🤗... Am happy...... Read more

  • Healthy without knowing

    1/13/2018 2:00:31 PM, by LLR630

    This last week has been very upsetting to me. My best... Read more

  • First day back. AGAIN!

    1/13/2018 11:23:17 AM, by DAWN27367

    It just feels like my life gets so busy,and taking time for myself is the last thing I think about. Life has just flown by and I have had very li... Read more

  • Peer Pressure

    1/12/2018 9:01:13 PM, by DAVENSHERI

    Yesterday at a new bible study I succumbed to peer pressure. Delicious goodies abounded and I gave in even though I really didn't want to. The la... Read more

  • enjoying FitBit

    1/12/2018 11:25:35 AM, by AMURDOCK68

    I am up doing household chores (I have an old, silly movie on in the background) and am intentionally making more trips across the house to earn ... Read more

  • It takes work

    1/11/2018 10:53:14 AM, by KBUONI

    It takes work. Lots of work to get the momentum moving. I was let down today when I weighed myself. Looking for another week of losing to k... Read more

  • Hi

    1/11/2018 8:16:02 AM, by GRAZIELLA41

    Good day everyone today I woke up and I did a 20 min workout it just feels good knowing I did something good for myself ... Read more

  • Day 9: The Every Day "Why"

    1/10/2018 10:13:15 PM, by IBSHAUN

    One of the things that I did that may be different this time than the last few times I've tried to get back on track is I truly did think about m... Read more

  • Back to school dreads

    1/10/2018 4:17:15 PM, by AMURDOCK68

    I do like the beginning of each new semester. I enjoy meeting all my students. I like the feeling of a fresh start -- the feeling of potential.... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    1/10/2018 3:13:57 PM, by MOMMY445

    i feel good today. my daughter says hi. i am all set to start my job on friday. it has been a really long time since i worked. i am actually look... Read more

  • Still waiting

    1/10/2018 12:52:02 PM, by DAVENSHERI

    I'll still waiting to get the call that I can go pick up my elliptical. I was up for four hours last night and slept in way too much. It's not ho... Read more

  • Dad update

    1/10/2018 11:36:23 AM, by CJS1MOMMY

    He got to move from the horrible place he was in to an aggressive rehab place at the hospital.. he does therapy 3 hrs a day.. he is really improv... Read more

  • Hi

    1/10/2018 9:43:06 AM, by GRAZIELLA41

    Today I started my day with a 20 min workout and I'll be using my Fitbit as well ... Read more

  • fitting in a workout

    1/10/2018 12:28:57 AM, by LIGHT624

    I'm 15 minutes from going to bed, but I haven't exercises yet. I go to sparkpeople.tv & search for cardio between 10 and 15 minutes. I tried it... Read more

  • tooth extraction

    1/9/2018 11:08:49 PM, by MRSDIRTBOB

    what fun .... tooth pulled and numb still, my tummy growls and yogurt it is... Read more

  • Stick to it

    1/9/2018 11:01:59 PM, by 22FLETCHER

    I really believe I’m going to stick to this diet and exercise to reach my goal weight. It really feels different this year. I’m not craving food,... Read more

  • Hi

    1/9/2018 10:59:27 PM, by GRAZIELLA41

    Hi everyone I just wanted to say hello so hello😀... Read more

  • Day 8: Alternate plans

    1/9/2018 10:51:52 PM, by IBSHAUN

    Today it rained. Maybe where you are that is no big deal but I’m in SoCal and it’s dry dry dry! My new routine is a 30ish minute walk in the am... Read more

  • Gained

    1/9/2018 9:13:16 PM, by MWMS27

    ; I lost quite a bit of weight but gained a lot after g... Read more

  • Last two days

    1/9/2018 7:11:19 PM, by KRICH09

    The last few days have been rough. Ended up having a stomach virus. I was excited on Sunday because just from changing my diet an... Read more

  • Good news for Black people!

    1/9/2018 5:36:58 PM, by AWHOLENEWROSE

    For a long time, researchers thought that there was some "mystery factor" causing Black people to develop Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) at a much higher ... Read more

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