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  • A little blip

    9/2/2015 6:34:38 AM, by SUE0318

    I went to visit a friend today who didn't know I was on an eating plan. She had kindly bought some muffins for us to eat for morning tea. I did... Read more

  • Happy Hump Day

    9/1/2015 11:19:53 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Be blessed and enjoy your day send out love light hoy and happiness hugs... Read more

  • New Month

    9/1/2015 1:10:54 PM, by SQUIRRELMOMMA1

    Last week of summer vacation. It is the week I dread all summer. Where you are trying to shove all the final fun stuff into just a few days. I... Read more

  • Decisiveness

    9/1/2015 8:50:10 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Decisiveness is a characteristic of high-performing men and women. Almost any decision is better than no decision at all. Brian Tracy ... Read more

  • Doing okay

    9/1/2015 7:11:45 AM, by SUE0318

    Hubby and I were putting our food to be eaten today into Spark People. We were having people over and wanted to have dessert and weren't going t... Read more

  • Every Mirror Is Broken

    8/31/2015 8:50:24 PM, by LIZ0515

    (That mirror is just as much to blame as the scale.) You obsess for years in front of a mirrored image An image that isn't you It is the... Read more

  • Ate like crazy due to work stress but still exercising

    8/31/2015 8:19:12 PM, by AROCHFORD

    Hi everyone, So I have been working everyday including weekends and late into the night. I have still exercised every other day! I doubt I h... Read more

  • Last Week's Training

    8/31/2015 4:23:58 PM, by NHES220

    Actually got all my training runs in last week! The planned weekly mileage was 17 miles for the week. So here's how it went: Monday: 3.5 mil... Read more

  • I met my weight loss goal a week early!!!

    8/31/2015 3:05:17 PM, by BOGOTT

    So. I start an intermittent fasting program where I only eat for 4 to 6 hours a day, but I eat my 1200 calories in that time. I am not much of a ... Read more

  • Hmmm (don't judge)

    8/31/2015 2:15:59 PM, by SQUIRRELMOMMA1

    I have been using a fitbit for a couple of years now. I find it really helps me. Keeps me motivated to continually move and get those steps in.... Read more

  • Signs

    8/31/2015 12:23:12 PM, by ELEPHANTSOUL

    Yesterday I took a spontaneous walk in the woods... Read more

  • Dday 63, 64, 65

    8/31/2015 12:07:51 PM, by LISAZO79

    I'm just going to always forge to post on the weekends. Sigh.. Anyway.. I did not exercise this weekend. I just didn't feel up to doing it. ... Read more

  • Rest and weigh in

    8/31/2015 9:00:50 AM, by SHELLYGON321

    Today is my rest day. I started taking these Pearl supplements, and for the first time in....ever?....I slept for 9 hours last night. Nine, unint... Read more

  • Habits!

    8/31/2015 7:56:21 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Successful people are simply those with successful habits. Brian Tracy ... Read more

  • First day

    8/31/2015 6:39:18 AM, by SUE0318

    Today hubby and I started our new eating plan using Spark People. We are both motivated to lose weight and become fit. Our goal is to become he... Read more

  • Responsibility

    8/30/2015 9:55:19 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    The happiest people in the world are those who feel absolutely terrific about themselves, and this is the natural outgrowth of accepting total re... Read more

  • Did it anyway

    8/29/2015 8:51:05 PM, by ALICECHESS

    I have no idea, but at 4:00am I awoke to a wind storm. I got up, went downstairs and fell asleep. When I got up around 7:30am I felt horrible. ... Read more

  • Binge

    8/29/2015 7:58:18 PM, by FREETOBEME12

    Well I was doing great and I went on vacation. It started with just a few extra bites here and there and ended in full blown binge. I ate so mu... Read more

  • Back to Work

    8/29/2015 12:29:04 PM, by LAURIEWY

    First full work week. Long week of trainings snd sitting on my butt. Some real bad food choices, eating on the run, and emotional eating has caus... Read more

  • Where I am now, and a shout out to my Spark friend

    8/29/2015 11:43:42 AM, by SHELLYGON321

    Ok, Dr appointment done. Stitches were taken out, cast is off, and my pinky is buddy taped to my ring finger. I can use the first 3 fingers of my... Read more

  • Hubs bought a new toy so we're off to check it out ....

    8/29/2015 11:34:40 AM, by BBLUNDON

    HI all I had a status that said hubs bought a new toy last week - a camper trailer. We camp. We like camping. He LOVES camping. I li... Read more

  • Down 8 pounds since start!

    8/29/2015 10:13:38 AM, by AROCHFORD

    Thanks guys. I am still going, I will give a longer post soon. Just a note to say I am at 262!!! (261.9) So 8 pounds gone Kee... Read more

  • The Golden Rule

    8/29/2015 8:01:03 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Practice Golden-Rule 1 of Management in everything you do. Manage others the way you would like to be managed. Brian Tracy ... Read more

  • Day 62

    8/28/2015 1:19:04 PM, by LISAZO79

    Sculpt B is done today. Just one more week of B workouts to go. Wow... even though I haven't really enjoyed doing the B circuit that much, it s... Read more

  • Tiny Efforts

    8/28/2015 8:47:08 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    You have to put in many, many, many tiny efforts that nobody sees or appreciates before you achieve anything worthwhile.... Read more

  • Welcome to my weekend

    8/28/2015 3:50:40 AM, by CANYON_GAL

    It's almost 2am, and I can't seem to get comfortable enough to sleep. I am having a case of heartburn that won't go away. Read more

  • Fall is in the Air!

    8/27/2015 2:38:33 PM, by NHES220

    It seems like the trees are already starting to change and the temperatures were in the high 50's this morning! But we are supposed to be in the ... Read more

  • Day 61

    8/27/2015 1:27:14 PM, by LISAZO79

    Sweat B is done today :) Honestly didn't feel like doing it, but I knew I had to. If I didn't, then I was at great risk of going back to my old... Read more

  • Luck

    8/27/2015 8:48:02 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often. Brian Tracy ... Read more

  • Day 60

    8/26/2015 7:12:26 PM, by LISAZO79

    No exercise today. Really there is no good excuse.. just didn't do it. H was home and I had to go in to get lab work done (just checking my thyro... Read more

  • Slow is Better than No

    8/26/2015 5:33:58 PM, by CYNDERELLI44

    So as I've gotten closer to my goal weight, I've had a decrease in the amount of weight I'm losing in a week. Some weeks I don't lose anything at... Read more


    8/26/2015 5:22:12 PM, by HEALTHYME98

    Who would have ever thought this beautiful morning in South Central VA would begin in horror. My best friend texted at 6:45am and asked if I was... Read more

  • Dear Web Page Designer,

    8/26/2015 2:43:48 PM, by SQUIRRELMOMMA1

    Dear Sparkpeople web designer(s) - QUIT REDESIGNING! It has taken me a while to get used to the redesign of a few months ago. Still not keen on... Read more

  • Feel like Eating More than Usual

    8/26/2015 1:42:45 PM, by B2AUDACIOUS

    So I am fighting the urge to eat. I've already had a nice breakfast and usually am totally satisfied at this time of day. I've often observed i... Read more

  • tracking

    8/26/2015 9:05:13 AM, by SHELLYGON321

    So I should have the stitches out on Friday, hopefully. I'm able to use my hand a bit more. I'm goin to start tracking again. I stopped because i... Read more

  • Expectation

    8/26/2015 8:20:23 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Whatever we expect with confidence becomes our own self-fulfilling prophecy. Brian Tracy ... Read more

  • Ranting and Venting family frustrations

    8/25/2015 10:35:41 PM, by LISAZO79

    Not weight loss related... but I needed to rant a bit here. I'm sure we all have family members that drive you up the wall. Ones that seem t... Read more

  • Day 59

    8/25/2015 3:23:15 PM, by LISAZO79

    203.4 this morning. Yeah I think I do need to watch sodium a bit this week. I have been eating a lot of saltier than normal foods lately. Maybe... Read more

  • In Town this Week!

    8/25/2015 2:11:46 PM, by NHES220

    So Sunday my hubby was studying and took advantage of the day. I went to the gym for my X-IT class and had a great workout. Then I met a friend a... Read more

  • All Moved In and Back on Track

    8/25/2015 11:16:27 AM, by K3NDRAR

    Well, the past few weeks have been interesting and I've been very distracted with things concerning my future. But I think I've come to a conclus... Read more

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