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  • Very Sick is Very Lame

    2/7/2016 6:29:33 PM, by ERNAJANE

    I've been down with pneumonia for a week now, and it has been awful. I have severe asthma, so when my lungs get sick, I become just a being tryi... Read more

  • Testing my Limits

    1/31/2016 10:09:51 PM, by ERNAJANE

    Sooooo....I pushed it tooooo hard!! I thought I was a bad ass. Lots of yoga and walking and...JOGGING. How dare I???? I tore the meniscus in... Read more

  • Rest is A Good Thing

    1/28/2016 2:20:36 AM, by ERNAJANE

    Gotta listen to that body. Every part of me Hurst right now, I worked as a teacher all day, then went and tutored for 3 hours...I exercised for... Read more

  • Knees Ow ow ow

    1/27/2016 12:28:13 AM, by ERNAJANE

    My knees are angry. Like super angry. I walked at a breakneck pace yesterday and today my right knee is telling me all about it. My Patella mus... Read more

  • Get that Workout in!!

    1/25/2016 9:44:38 PM, by ERNAJANE

    It's been a challenge getting a workout in every day, BUT so far, I've been successful!!! Getting stronger in yoga and faster walking!! Keep up... Read more

  • Weekend Warrior Workout

    1/24/2016 2:11:52 PM, by ERNAJANE

    Killed a 2 mile walk with my dog Thunder, AND I was able to jog for 30 second intervals!!!! I haven't jogged in years!!! Got home, did some yoga... Read more

  • Ho hum weekend

    1/23/2016 2:03:48 PM, by ERNAJANE

    Whattup?? Kind of a Ho hum weekend, just trying to muster the energy to do something. .. anything.... Read more

  • Patience is a Virtuous Bi***

    1/22/2016 10:14:33 AM, by ERNAJANE

    My Grandmother used to tell me all the time that patience is a virtue....I'm doing my best!! Lol There is this fine line walked when losing weigh... Read more

  • Health is Everything

    1/21/2016 11:51:12 PM, by ERNAJANE

    The more I read about gut health and how it is related to every component of your overall health, the more my health is paramount in my life.... Read more

  • The Good, The Bad and the Tired

    1/21/2016 11:46:49 PM, by ERNAJANE

    Had some hyper active kindergarteners this morning and afternoon who really tested every last nerve. Tested me they did, but I survived, and even... Read more

  • Jan 18-24th

    1/20/2016 8:35:49 PM, by CALYGYRL

    This week my goals have been to make better food choices (no processed, sweets or junk foods). I have been doing well so far. For my workouts I... Read more

  • Staying in Step

    1/20/2016 2:26:06 PM, by ERNAJANE

    To all my fellow Band Geeks out there, you know how h... Read more

  • Gratitude is Contagious

    1/20/2016 11:05:50 AM, by ERNAJANE

    Seriously, it is. Being grateful is so refreshing, ... Read more

  • New Beginnings

    1/19/2016 2:12:07 AM, by ERNAJANE

    I've read a few posts about new jobs, ended relationships, and moves to new places- new beginnings! It's scary and exciting, emotional and cha... Read more

  • MLK

    1/18/2016 2:13:04 PM, by CALYGYRL

    Happy MLK Day everyone. I hope you have a fantastic day and it is filled will wholesome foods, family and friends and a little bit of excerise. ... Read more

  • The Lowdown on Gluten

    1/18/2016 11:07:57 AM, by ERNAJANE

    Look, gluten isn't good for any of us. Period. Wheat is hard for us to digest, which causes inflammation in our bodies, which causes us to gain w... Read more

  • Tired and Down

    1/17/2016 1:27:59 PM, by ERNAJANE

    Today I'm tired, sore from working out, and down. Just want to stay in bed all day.... Read more

  • Determined

    1/16/2016 4:19:43 AM, by ERNAJANE

    I want to be a wife and mother, and that just won't happen at my current weight. Men of any substance are not interested or attracted to me, and... Read more

  • Steady as she goes

    1/15/2016 3:06:12 AM, by ERNAJANE

    The last time I weighed 150 lbs was in 6th grade. By the time I hit high school I was 200lbs. I used to be impatient when it came to weight loss,... Read more

  • No More Lies

    1/14/2016 9:00:11 PM, by ERNAJANE

    I was talking to my brother today, and he stated that all he was hearing from me were excuses. No more lies. I will no longer lie to myself abo... Read more

  • Turn off the TV

    1/14/2016 2:58:51 AM, by ERNAJANE

    Commercials are expensive to produce because they work. I am unable to watch commercials about food or TV shows about food, because I immediately... Read more

  • Strategies to Stop Snacking

    1/13/2016 11:09:40 AM, by ERNAJANE

    1) keep hands busy 2) chew gum 3) drink tea 4) focus on non - food related stuffs 5) go outside... Read more

  • Surgery

    1/12/2016 2:02:12 PM, by ERNAJANE

    Nervous about meeting my surgeon, as I am working towards gastric bypass surgery. I feel excited and extremely lucky to have this opportunity. ... Read more

  • FIT INTO STILLETTO SKINNY JEANS TODAY AND NEEDED A BELT!!

    2/12/2015 5:03:36 PM, by MOMOFZOEY

    Zoey is my personal trainer. I was so lazy before her. NOW SUPER ACTIVE!! I predict by next Summer, I'll be under my goal weight and back at my "... Read more

  • In the footsteps of greatness

    12/8/2014 3:34:26 PM, by CALIMAN1

    Along with hundreds of others, I stood on the sidewalk, the air more than crisp , the sun peeking in and out, teasing us of warmth that never cam... Read more

  • Ugh

    12/1/2014 7:02:29 PM, by ROCKGODDESS2231

    Almost a year into a fantastic relationship & I must say relationship weight... Totally a thing. Totally not a fan though. I'm now at the heavies... Read more

  • Reforming wasted time

    11/2/2014 10:38:26 PM, by LOLA-L

    I've been thinking about how I can incorporate more exercise/walking in my daily routine. Here are two of the things I came up with today: 1... Read more

  • avoided free samples in the grocery store

    11/1/2014 9:29:09 PM, by LOLA-L

    While grocery shopping today, I was able to avoid munching on all the free samples. My shield? The SparkPeople menu ideas and shopping list I pr... Read more

  • giving in and moving on

    11/1/2014 2:17:38 AM, by LOLA-L

    Today I totally gave in to temptation. I was in a coffee shop, ordering a nice small fat free latte... when I saw a yummy, delicious croissant. ... Read more

  • I got nothing...

    9/29/2014 4:07:51 PM, by CALIMAN1

    mental freeze....mental constipation....writer's block....I have all of that. I got nothing to blog about. There is something wrong with th... Read more

  • boom...boom...ouch!

    9/1/2014 10:08:35 PM, by CALIMAN1

    So there I was on Saturday morning, doing an intentionally slow run, feeling good, music blaring through my iPod....approaching mile six, feeling... Read more

  • Catching the Cali Wave - Hello SP, Nice to See You (Again)

    8/27/2014 2:02:40 AM, by CALIMAN1

    We stumble, we fall, we get back up again. That's how we roll. Oooops, rather, that's how we spark. Hello SP, the prodigal son returns. ... Read more

  • 13 Miles

    4/22/2014 4:38:13 PM, by BELIEVING4ME

    Today I rode farther than I ever have. In fact I rode double the length th... Read more

  • Good Good Saturday

    4/19/2014 10:51:09 PM, by BELIEVING4ME

    What a great day today was! I always wake up earlier than my hubby, especiall... Read more

  • Off Day

    1/4/2014 11:06:43 AM, by MICALIMAR

    What a horrible night's sleep. Or should I say...NO sleep. I ache everywhere and have a terrible headache. You would think that relaxing in bed s... Read more

  • The non-diet diet

    1/3/2014 9:48:28 PM, by MICALIMAR

    I can't believe how important tracking my food intake has become (and how easy it is on SparkPeople). My challenge each day is not to eat as litt... Read more

  • Indulging for your own good

    1/2/2014 12:53:30 PM, by MICALIMAR

    After 2 weeks of great success managing my caloric intake, balancing my work life and my personal life and generally sticking with the program, m... Read more

  • Sparking into Africa

    11/26/2013 4:01:02 PM, by FEMISLIM

    I am an African and the peculiarities of my culture, foods, and environment aids obesity. In some cultures, a skinny lady is considered unfit fo... Read more

  • I Am an Addict.... Help!!!!

    11/24/2013 9:50:31 AM, by FEMISLIM

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  • Back on the Block!!!!!

    11/5/2013 8:11:17 AM, by FEMISLIM

    Dear friends, I am happy to let you know that I have lost all the previously added 8lbs and some more. For the first time in a long while my ... Read more

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