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  • What's my problem?

    7/28/2016 11:38:15 AM, by SMTURN70

    Why is it when someone comments positively about how I look, I feel like I don't deserve the praise. I chose to change the way I eat and exercise... Read more

  • Smash Book

    7/22/2016 9:40:50 PM, by RJOHNSON327

    I've been seeing a lot of "weight loss smash books" and I was curious. Being on Summer Break, I have a little bit of extra time, so I decided to ... Read more

  • 10 Reasons to Lose Weight

    7/21/2016 9:17:37 PM, by RJOHNSON327

    It's an easy Top 10 List, right? Why do I want to lose weight? Well, to be honest with you, apart from "because I'm fat and need to," I have... Read more

  • Day 2

    7/21/2016 9:00:39 PM, by BRANDIWATSON332

    Doing good with tracking and got so me walking done... Read more

  • Organization is Key

    7/21/2016 12:12:38 AM, by RJOHNSON327

    You've heard it before, and I'm apparently saying it again. I went out and got myself a binder and a notebook and I downloaded a free health and ... Read more

  • Setting Goals and Rewards

    7/20/2016 12:26:42 AM, by RJOHNSON327

    As a broke college student, working 25-35 hours a week for little over minimum wage with a car payment that takes a good 50% of my monthly income... Read more

  • Pokemon Go

    7/17/2016 11:17:14 AM, by CAREN_BLUEJEANS

    We went out to board game night at the local store. It was fun. I killed at scrabble. Out the window, we noticed tons of kids walking around look... Read more

  • 6 month mark

    7/5/2016 6:22:38 PM, by SMTURN70

    Today is six months from when I signed up with SparkPe... Read more

  • Back to walking again

    6/30/2016 2:40:39 PM, by CAREN_BLUEJEANS

    It's been a week since my bee sting on my big toe, and I can finally wear socks & sneaks comfortably. I went for a short walk, just 30 minutes, b... Read more

  • Bee Sting

    6/23/2016 10:43:14 AM, by CAREN_BLUEJEANS

    I was walking in my back yard in flip flops, picking up sticks that fell from the tree, when I felt a sharp pain in my big toe. I look down & the... Read more

  • Knee update

    6/11/2016 11:45:41 AM, by CAREN_BLUEJEANS

    thank you for the well wishing yesterday! I drove 1 hour to the knee doctor yesterday, and found out that my knee dr isn't covered by my new insu... Read more

  • Knee Dr today

    6/10/2016 10:42:49 AM, by CAREN_BLUEJEANS

    I'm taking better care of myself. I went to the eye dr. My astigmatism was so bad, I have double vision. I ordered glasses & sunglasses online. I... Read more

  • Terrific Tuesday

    6/7/2016 7:29:19 AM, by SHRINKINGSHERI

    Good Morning Sparkly Peeps. Not much time for Sparking this morning. Got to drop the monsters off at their Aunt's house and get to work early s... Read more

  • Back to Day 1

    6/6/2016 6:03:50 AM, by SHRINKINGSHERI

    Good Monday Morning Sparkly Peeps I am sorry about being MIA...computer problems, work problems, home problems...all added up to overwhelm me. ... Read more

  • Lost & Found

    6/4/2016 11:34:18 AM, by CAREN_BLUEJEANS

    I walk 3 miles, every other day: 1.5 miles out, and 1.5 miles back. On my way back today, I found a fitbit on the sidewalk. I felt for mine...it ... Read more

  • Lost & Found

    6/3/2016 10:29:36 PM, by CAREN_BLUEJEANS

    I walk 3 miles, every other day: 1.5 miles out, and 1.5 miles back. On my way back today, I found a fitbit on the sidewalk. I felt for mine...it ... Read more

  • Is it wrong to extend a deadline?

    6/2/2016 11:43:48 PM, by SMTURN70

    When I first signed up for SparkPeople my original goal was 170 pounds. When I got close to the goal I decided I could change my goal to lose ano... Read more

  • Reboot Day 112

    5/23/2016 7:35:24 AM, by SHRINKINGSHERI

    Good Monday Morning Sparkly Peeps!!!! I am ready for a new day, especially after last night. UGH!!!! OK...here we go. Breakfast, lunch, ... Read more

  • Reboot Day 111

    5/22/2016 1:40:52 PM, by SHRINKINGSHERI

    Good Afternoon Sparkly Peeps. I have just now gotten a chance to sit down and do my sparking. It has been a busy day and a half so far and does... Read more

  • Getting better

    5/21/2016 8:24:39 PM, by SMTURN70

    I won't say that my situation has been solved but my dad and I are speaking to each other with small talk and that's okay by me. It will be ... Read more

  • Reboot Day 110

    5/21/2016 9:47:39 AM, by SHRINKINGSHERI

    Happy Sparkly Saturday Peeps!!!!! I got to sleep in until 7am this morning. Actually got 9 hours of sleep and I feel great. It is supposed to ... Read more

  • Low cholesterol diet

    5/20/2016 2:39:20 PM, by CAREN_BLUEJEANS

    The results of my blood work are in. My cholesterol is a little too high. I was asked if I wanted to start Lipitor & I said yes. He also wants me... Read more

  • Reboot Day 109

    5/20/2016 7:33:55 AM, by SHRINKINGSHERI

    Enough with the ads already SparkPeople. The one place that didn't have them now does. Yesterday was a great day. Stayed in my Carb range.... Read more

  • Reboot Day 108

    5/19/2016 7:26:39 AM, by SHRINKINGSHERI

    It's Thirsty Thursday Sparkly Peeps!!!! Make sure you get all your H2O in today!!!! Yesterday was a very good day for me. I go... Read more

  • Reboot Day 107

    5/18/2016 6:58:25 AM, by SHRINKINGSHERI

    Happy Hump Day Sparkly Peeps!!!! I am up and ready to go to that wonderful place (gag) called work...but only for a half day...Yeah!!!!!! Y... Read more

  • BIL, 50 had a heart attack

    5/17/2016 7:22:26 PM, by CAREN_BLUEJEANS

    My brother in law, age 50, had a heart attack on Saturday. I was so surprised, because that's so young. BIL doesn't even eat red meat. But, as is... Read more

  • Reboot Day 106

    5/17/2016 10:05:08 AM, by SHRINKINGSHERI

    Happy Rainy Tuesday Sparkly Peeps. Yesterday was a bust...today will be better. I am determined to stop this downward spiral in its track... Read more

  • Reboot Day 105

    5/16/2016 7:14:47 AM, by SHRINKINGSHERI

    Good Monday Morning Sparkly Peeps!!! I had a 50/50 weekend. Saturday not anywhere near plan...Sunday totally on plan. Go figure. Breakfas... Read more

  • I thought I could handle it

    5/13/2016 11:55:51 PM, by SMTURN70

    I have known for most of my life my dad has a mental health problem. My mom and I always tried to support each other. There were 2 times she had ... Read more

  • Reboot Day 101

    5/12/2016 6:58:57 AM, by SHRINKINGSHERI

    Happy Thursday Sparkly Peeps. I am just barely here. We had some horrible storms last night so sleep wasn't so good. Think this is going to be... Read more

  • Reboot Day 100

    5/11/2016 10:02:32 AM, by SHRINKINGSHERI

    Happy Hump Day Sparkly Peeps. My back is better and today I am aiming for my 7,500 steps. How great is that. I am also cleaning up my food aga... Read more

  • Reboot Day 98

    5/9/2016 7:06:39 AM, by SHRINKINGSHERI

    Good Monday Morning Sparkly Peeps. I am up and trying to move. I threw my back out Saturday doing laundry. Twisted wrong and down I went. So ... Read more

  • I didn't realize it would still be hard

    5/7/2016 10:53:25 PM, by SMTURN70

    This is the second Mother's Day without my mom. I don't think I had much of a problem last year because the grief was still fresh and I had my gu... Read more

  • Reboot Day 96

    5/7/2016 8:57:15 AM, by SHRINKINGSHERI

    Good Saturday Morning Sparkly Peeps. It is already cloudy and dark here. Has been thundering. We weren't supposed to get any storms until late... Read more

  • I need to work to feel good

    5/4/2016 3:41:38 PM, by CAREN_BLUEJEANS

    At the start of my day, I thought I had one new contract, and working coming in from one existing contract. The first fell through. I'm OK with t... Read more

  • Reboot Day 93

    5/4/2016 7:16:44 AM, by SHRINKINGSHERI

    Happy Hump Day Sparkly Friends!!!! Didn't do so well on the carbs last night. Didn't make my steps yesterday either - about 800 short. Did... Read more

  • Reboot Day 92

    5/3/2016 7:16:05 AM, by SHRINKINGSHERI

    Good Tuesday Morning Sparkly Peeps!!! Yesterday was a great day until the very end. I still stayed within my Carb range, got my steps in, and d... Read more

  • Pinch Punch, First of the Month

    5/2/2016 12:08:56 PM, by CAREN_BLUEJEANS

    I used to have a habit of taking my measurements on the first of every month. Going through my period of ennui, I let that slide. Today, was my d... Read more

  • Reboot Day 91

    5/2/2016 7:23:21 AM, by SHRINKINGSHERI

    Good Monday Morning Sparkly Peeps!!! I am determined to make today a great day - even if the weather and my body don't want to cooperate. I... Read more

  • Reboot Day 90

    5/1/2016 7:39:31 AM, by SHRINKINGSHERI

    Three months in and not much to show for it. Weight and measurements today with no real change from last month. I start each month out eager to... Read more

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