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  • I love to cook!

    3/6/2015 1:56:24 PM, by KABOOPER

    I had a craving for stuffed peppers. I hadn't made them in probably 6 years! so I stopped at the store and got the ingredients, substituting Gr... Read more

  • On Being You

    3/6/2015 9:20:06 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “The easiest thing to be in the world is you. The most difficult thing to be is what other people want you to be. Don't let them put you in that ... Read more

  • weekly weigh in

    3/6/2015 8:33:19 AM, by MYKIDSMOM215

    So today is weigh in day. Last week I was 188.0. This week 190.6. Up almost 3lbs. It is TOM though so I'm hoping that's the cause of it, although... Read more

  • Make it Your STRENGTH

    3/6/2015 5:05:44 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Yes, I know what it's like to want to eat because everything is icky in life. I did it just the other day and had a pity party and then I rememb... Read more

  • TGIF

    3/5/2015 11:56:27 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Be blessed and enjoy life sending prayers and love out hug... Read more

  • Spring Forward

    3/5/2015 5:14:22 PM, by SQUIRRELMOMMA1

    For the last couple of days I have gotten up earlier than usual. My usual is 5AM so I can get in some exercise before heading off to work. But ... Read more

  • Caring

    3/5/2015 11:16:11 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all... Read more

  • Thursday

    3/5/2015 12:15:03 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Be blessed and send out love to all prayers and blessings hug... Read more

  • Continuing Education

    3/4/2015 8:30:00 PM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Spent the day in continuing education. Some of the subjects were a bit esoteric and not applicable to my practice but all were interesting!... Read more

  • Quick Blog

    3/4/2015 2:13:29 PM, by NHES220

    Well last night my hubby was at school and since we have no appliances we decided to go out to dinner. So I decided to try out our new location i... Read more

  • Better Sleep - Is that a Thing?

    3/4/2015 7:06:32 AM, by BBLUNDON

    Hi Sparkers.. For anyone that reads my blogs you might have noticed that I am struggling with high blood pressure, high blood sugar and some ch... Read more

  • Hump day

    3/4/2015 12:22:51 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    This week is flying by be blessed sending light lovejoy and prayers hufs... Read more

  • I Look Like a Christmas Tree

    3/3/2015 2:08:47 PM, by SWUSEW

    "And then the doctor said 'All right, you can go to sleep now!' And I was like 'Are you &$%#ing kidding me? I look like a Christmas tree!"--comic... Read more

  • Note to self...take care of you

    3/3/2015 10:13:07 AM, by KABOOPER

    So for some reason, I thought the heck with it. I am eating WHAT I WANT and damn the workouts. REALLY STUPID. don't have a clue as ... Read more

  • The Move!

    3/3/2015 9:58:36 AM, by NHES220

    I realize it has been a while since I have blogged! Things have been a little busy: 1. Work travel 2. Packing the house 3. Preparing for cl... Read more

  • Risk!

    3/3/2015 9:14:41 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “Risks must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing. The person who risks nothing has nothing and is nothing. He may ... Read more

  • Oh No!

    3/2/2015 6:24:54 PM, by SQUIRRELMOMMA1

    I have been very bad lately. Most of February I was not tracking my food intake and today I got on the scale and YIKES! I'm actually up 7 pound... Read more

  • On This Road Again

    3/2/2015 4:36:34 PM, by SWUSEW

    Last year I did something I never, ever thought I'd be able to do: I bought a house. The months leading up to closing were some of the most nerve... Read more

  • A Friend, A World

    3/2/2015 9:17:30 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world. Leo Buscaglia... Read more

  • Losing It For The LONG HAUL

    3/1/2015 12:48:48 PM, by ~INDYGIRL

    I wrote this to someone today and it seemed important that I tell everyone this: I know you can do it, because if I can do it with my eatin... Read more

  • Shoes

    3/1/2015 10:01:55 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “I had the blues because I had no shoes until upon the street, I met a man who had no feet” ― Denis Waitley ... Read more

  • Achievement

    2/28/2015 8:23:28 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve” ― W. Clement Stone Statement is often attributed to W. Clement ... Read more

  • Progression & face to face Friday

    2/27/2015 11:37:14 AM, by MYKIDSMOM215

    Down 4.4lbs this week. Not bad at all! Dealt pretty well with cravings this week. Last night I did go over because I indulged in a treat because ... Read more

  • Failure?

    2/27/2015 8:03:57 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Edison failed 10,000 times before he made the electric light. Do not be discouraged if you fail a few times. "I have not failed 10,000 times... Read more

  • Incentives... goals... ramblings....

    2/27/2015 2:26:07 AM, by JULIEINID

    I want to become that chick. You know the one… The one that was always super pretty, great personality, but safe to be around, especially to brin... Read more

  • And so it begins... again.

    2/27/2015 1:57:51 AM, by JULIEINID

    Been here before. Told myself all the same stuff before; this time is the time, now or never, all that jazz. Made the same promise to myself mont... Read more

  • Using Sparkpeople for my Cardio

    2/26/2015 5:28:49 PM, by CANYON_GAL

    Yesterday I went searching through the videos here on Sparkpeople. I wanted ... Read more

  • Feeling Broken?

    2/26/2015 9:23:05 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    Still on my journey to lose that last 50 pounds and revving up! It's starting to come off after a 2 freaking year plateau. I think I was spinni... Read more

  • Education

    2/26/2015 9:12:55 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Education comes from within; you get it by struggle and effort and thought.... Read more

  • Beginning again.

    2/26/2015 7:34:09 AM, by WNTMYPREBBYBDY

    Starting over from scratch. I had lost over 40lbs several years ago and was keeping it off easily...then I had our second child. I started off gr... Read more

  • Shaking up my routine

    2/25/2015 8:58:33 PM, by QUES2HEALTH

    In the past it worked well for me to change my routine every 7 weeks with different strength training equipment/free weights. This year I am tra... Read more

  • Early Morning Workout

    2/25/2015 6:40:07 PM, by CANYON_GAL

    As usual I woke up early, so I grabbed my cup of coffee while I checked facebook…my normal routine. But soon afterwards I decided to head out to ... Read more

  • Day 5 of Zantrex 3

    2/25/2015 9:54:06 AM, by MYKIDSMOM215

    I needed to find something that would help me curve the cravings. I've used Zantrex 3 before in the red bottle, but then I lost about 30lbs last ... Read more

  • Giving!

    2/25/2015 9:01:45 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “Be generous. Give to those you love; give to those who love you, give to the fortunate, give to the unfortunate — yes, give especially to those ... Read more

  • Failure?

    2/24/2015 9:43:38 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    Failure is nature's plan to prepare you for great responsibilities.... Read more

  • Back on the wagon, again.

    2/23/2015 5:13:05 PM, by JORDANLOGAN321

    As I was updating my SparksPeople page, I noticed that I had not posted a blog entry since 2007. 2007? OMG!! So, since 2007, we have moved twi... Read more

  • Courage!

    2/23/2015 9:54:27 AM, by JOHNMARTINMILES

    “Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your ... Read more

  • Restart - again

    2/23/2015 9:26:35 AM, by IZZYSTEVENS

    It's so frustrating looking at the weight tracker line of where I SHOULD be right now, if I had kept to my goals over the past six months. Tryin... Read more

  • its LENT again-2015!

    2/23/2015 3:03:33 AM, by SUNSHINE84

    So it seems like my consistency is off balance. lol. I only seem to make goals around/at LENT time. ANd then i dont really check back in until ... Read more

  • Day 53- Cutting off my Hair

    2/22/2015 10:40:00 PM, by AHILL4455

    So, weigh in and didn't loss a pound. First thought was cut my hair off that might give me .2 pounds. Am I disappointed? Yes I am. Did I have... Read more

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