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preexercise meal
7/8/2014 10:10:48 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Usually I just drink lots of water before I exercise. I really have to come up with something better....  Read more


Day 2 - a success!
7/8/2014 10:08:01 PM,  2 COMMENTS

This is day 2 of recommitting to myself. Last nights boot camp was KILLER! AWESOME! Sore today and my legs and shoulders are tired. Went tonight...  Read more


Date With My Pillow
7/8/2014 8:52:25 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Today I am thankful for a comfortable bed and a cozy pillow. I haven't been doing very well getting 8 hours of sleep each night. Actually I haven't...  Read more


What is a blog?
7/8/2014 7:57:13 PM,  10 COMMENTS

I was pondering this question... I'm always curious. Why do some blogs get selected as "Featured" or "Popular"? Why do some get noticed and other...  Read more


I Love!!!
7/8/2014 6:48:59 PM,  7 COMMENTS

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Is this going to be...
7/8/2014 6:38:39 PM,  2 COMMENTS

A bad day or am I going to salvage it and make it a good day??? So far: I set my alarm for 5 this am to get up a half hour early to exercise. I...  Read more


Day 2
7/8/2014 2:33:20 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Managed to get up a bit earlier this morning. Over the last few months I've been laying in bed a little longer than I should (9 am is late to me to ge...  Read more


Exercise, arthritis & pain
7/8/2014 2:26:39 PM,  4 COMMENTS

They say I need to lose weight to stop the pain in my knees. It is not getting better, but worse. I know I just started back and some pain is...  Read more


random thoughts
7/8/2014 1:56:52 PM,  1 COMMENTS

My childhood is a blank before age 9 because of seizures. I wish the most of my childhood memories after that could be lost as well. I lived through m...  Read more


Washington Walkers
7/8/2014 1:33:02 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Would love to find some walkers to actually meet up with and have a walk, it is so much more fun to be accountable to someone who is like minded and c...  Read more


4 Months of Sparking
7/8/2014 12:59:22 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Today is my 4 month anniversary since I joined Sparkpeople. I am reflecting today about how my bad eating habits started. Yesterday on the messag...  Read more


Super Losers YOU Should Read About
7/8/2014 9:59:35 AM,  104 COMMENTS

Check out these people who have all lost weight without the help of weight loss surgery! Now I don't say that because I am against weight loss surge...  Read more


7/8/2014 9:28:11 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Finally got all the cakes done. Headed to the horse show. 14 hours Saturday 11 Sunday. Drove home yesterday. Working on cakes now....  Read more


Next Year... Im gonna be HOT!!
7/8/2014 9:14:23 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I got to thinking.... I have lost over 30 LBS so far since I started changing how I eat, but mostly how much I exercise. I started at the beginning o...  Read more


As it comes together
7/8/2014 8:16:17 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Anytime I've started a diet, I've been gungho at the beginning, and steadily lost steam until I forget I'm supposed to be doing something about my wei...  Read more


Another busy day.....
7/8/2014 8:04:15 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Yesterday I was rushing from 6am - 10pm and today isn't looking much better. Yesterday I did manage to fit in 60 minutes in the pool, so that was goo...  Read more


One Day!!!
7/7/2014 11:45:32 PM,  8 COMMENTS

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There's an App for That....
7/7/2014 11:07:18 PM,  7 COMMENTS

It's week two of my month of thankfulness. Today I am thankful for technology. 387 It's amazing how fast we are advancing technologically. I stil...  Read more


Losing Faith...not weight
7/7/2014 10:22:59 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Last time I weighed I was back up the 8 lbs. I lost. I know I'm eating the wrong foods though I'm not eating much of them. Too many carbs. Don't seem...  Read more


Losing Faith...not weight
7/7/2014 10:22:59 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Last time I weighed I was back up the 8 lbs. I lost. I know I'm eating the wrong foods though I'm not eating much of them. Too many carbs. Don't seem...  Read more


I'm Back and this time with commitment!
7/7/2014 9:35:09 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I am back online going with what works! I had the most success when I was diligent with my sparkpeople account, so I am coming back to what works (do...  Read more


Good To Know
7/7/2014 9:20:28 PM,  2 COMMENTS

A couple weeks ago, I had a cool experience. One of the personal trainers at the gym I work at was picking his son up from child care, and as he was p...  Read more


Consistency and Commitment
7/7/2014 6:23:36 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I am having a busy summer filled with travel, visitors, work, commute and facing a possible move or job change (maybe both) again. It has definitely...  Read more


Doing it for me
7/7/2014 3:12:27 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I think those can be the hardest words for us to say. We're brought up to think of others first, never be selfish but when it comes to weight loss...  Read more


Monday, my day.
7/7/2014 2:26:15 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Today is my last day off from this long holiday weekend. I got up and went for a walk firs thing this morning. It was at least 85-90 degrees out...  Read more


Momentum-- a really random blog...
7/7/2014 10:25:42 AM,  0 COMMENTS

"If you're tired of starting over, stop giving up!" One of my favorite quotes here at Spark. Yet as I go to write in my food journal, it sure feels li...  Read more


the reasons behind my fitness and weight-loss goals.
7/7/2014 10:11:39 AM,  4 COMMENTS

What is your true motivation? My true motivation is my kids I have two young boys whose ages are 10 yrs. old and 7 yrs. old and I want to see them gr...  Read more


Being stronger.
7/7/2014 9:15:23 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I did the 4 hills of Hell this morning. 18 That's how I refer to them now. 4 hills on my bike, my exercise bike. The program to end all programs,...  Read more


Get Better- Go For That Goal! It's NOT Impossible!
7/7/2014 7:48:16 AM,  78 COMMENTS

I am not skinny by any means, and I don't plan to be skinny. I plan to be fitter. Slinny just means no body fat. I want curves and muscles and a...  Read more


7/6/2014 11:09:31 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Scientists, you gave us Viagra, Cialis and Levitra. How about you stop playing with your d^cks and give us something for cancer? ...  Read more


1 Thing i am good at
7/6/2014 10:00:50 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Research..I love to find a interesting Topic or idea & find out all I can about it & even write research papers. I am addicted to Education & feel you...  Read more


This is what I call support!
7/6/2014 9:56:18 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I love the support I get from my husband but now I'm noticing the support I'm getting from my kids just as motivating. My oldest daughter constantl...  Read more


Getting back on track
7/6/2014 9:35:58 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Last week with all my visitors and then my trip to visit my family in East Tennessee. I got off track. I didn't log food but I did walk. I only got...  Read more


eating healthy ~~~~~~
7/6/2014 9:02:39 PM,  0 COMMENTS

So we have been eating healthy since mid June. My daughter thinks she wants to go complete vegetarian. I dont think i can afford that. We are going ve...  Read more


Sleep Apnea
7/6/2014 7:11:02 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Okay, so a couple months ago I had a sleep study done and found out that the reason I have been overwhelmingly tired all the time is from severe obstr...  Read more


Negative thoughts...Already? Jeez!
7/6/2014 6:31:24 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Here I am to try something new to how I react to something old. The past couple of days, I have been very proud of myself. I have stuck to my calori...  Read more


Getting back on track is tough!
7/6/2014 5:35:18 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I thought I was getting back into the groove of things last week and then came the 4th. We had some friends over and they brought cheesecake cupcakes...  Read more


7/6/2014 3:44:32 PM,  2 COMMENTS

On my drive to work last night I was contemplating my "journey" through my weight loss trials. I started gaining weight when I became anemic wit...  Read more


my lyme is driving me nuts!!!!!!!!!!!
7/6/2014 3:41:01 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I've been so itchy lately I feel as if I could actually claw off my skin!!!!!!!!!!!! it's that bad! I've been taking Benedryl so I won't go crazy it's...  Read more


Walking is pretty good for you.
7/6/2014 3:26:47 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I haven't been super careful about what I'm eating this weekend, but I still pulled off a little bit of weight loss. I attribute that entirely to walk...  Read more


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