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  • Lilacs lilacs everywhere!

    4/26/2015 12:13:17 PM, by GIRLNEXTDOOR67

    I just got back from my walk and what a morning. It was the perfect walking temperature. The sun is shining and the birds are chirping and the sm... Read more

  • Day 19

    4/25/2015 6:54:29 PM, by NKING1982

    Goals Food-awesome! Went to my sisters for a grill out and figured out how to make sure i stayed within my calorie range. I had one spoon (o... Read more

  • Day 15

    4/21/2015 9:52:27 AM, by NKING1982

    Feeling pretty darn good about myself. Last week i weighed myself (first time weighing myself in 3 weeks) and i lost 7 lbs!! I was so happy b... Read more

  • Day 14

    4/20/2015 10:51:11 AM, by NKING1982

    Had an okay weekend Food-pretty proud of myself for staying on track! I even stopped a couple of times for fast food for the hubby and kids, bu... Read more

  • 1 Week in - down 11 lbs!

    4/20/2015 7:23:44 AM, by JAYELDOUBLEYOU

    All right, so I'm now one full week into my lifestyle change, and I'm down 11 lbs total! Me likey! I think one of the best things about thi... Read more

  • Day 11

    4/17/2015 9:27:50 AM, by NKING1982

    Happy Friday!! I need to really get back on track. Food-I need to work on getting more protein Drinking-Need to keep myself busy at night an... Read more

  • Day 10

    4/16/2015 10:43:09 AM, by NKING1982

    I'm not where i expected to be. I have not met any of my goals. But i am going to keep on trying. Food Read more

  • Quick update

    4/16/2015 6:15:08 AM, by JAYELDOUBLEYOU

    Hi all! Still hanging in there - no weight loss today but body fat % did go down a little so I'll take it! Some great NSVs though - I have ... Read more

  • Don't do it for the Weight Loss

    4/15/2015 10:10:30 AM, by NICKJAROSH

    Over the past month, I have had the honor and privilege to work with world’s number one leadership expert, John C Maxwell. You’ll see how thi... Read more

  • 2 Days in - doing well!

    4/15/2015 6:22:11 AM, by JAYELDOUBLEYOU

    So I'm 2 full days into the new plan. And so far it's going really well! I've been tracking my food and water, and I'm following a walking plan t... Read more

  • Day 7

    4/13/2015 4:15:02 PM, by NKING1982

    Food Not too bad, went out for fast food, but tried for healthier menu options (found that i need more protein and fiber and less fat and car... Read more

  • Life just got real...

    4/12/2015 6:55:50 PM, by JAYELDOUBLEYOU

    So, today just might be the first day of the rest of my life. Knowing that you're overweight is easy enough to ignore if you're healthy enough ot... Read more

  • Low Cal drinks

    4/10/2015 10:07:06 AM, by NKING1982

    I am still working on cutting down my alcohol intake, so I am looking for suggestions on low cal drinks. I know it's probably not meant to be an ... Read more

  • Day 4!

    4/10/2015 9:56:40 AM, by NKING1982

    Screwed up big time last night and went out to eat, huge mistake Tasty Tacos 1,338-Total Calories 168-Total Carbs 58-Total Fat This was... Read more

  • Day 3

    4/9/2015 11:57:25 AM, by NKING1982

    Food Breakfast-protein, creamer, milk and coffee (all mixed together), Fiber one bar Lunch-Homemade italian pasta salad, Cheddar brat (not th... Read more

  • My Ten Commandments

    4/8/2015 11:31:29 PM, by JCORYCMA

    First a word about my daughter. The youngest of my three, she was always the competitive one. The anxious one. The one who moves through life ... Read more

  • Day 2...

    4/8/2015 10:23:28 AM, by NKING1982

    Not too bad....i guess... Food Breakfast-Mini Bagel w/ PB, OJ, Coffee, Water Snack-Water Lunch-Banana, Meat, Cheese Crackers, water ... Read more

  • Starting again with Day 1

    4/7/2015 9:54:08 AM, by NKING1982

    Day 1 is always easy, then there is day 2 and 3 and so forth Food Breakfast-Mini Bagel, garlic herb swiss cheese, & OJ Lunch-Salad w/dre... Read more

  • Day 1....

    3/25/2015 2:53:03 PM, by NKING1982

    Well here goes nothing, starting over with day 1 Start eating healthier and track food Breakfast- Turkey stick, cheese, OJ and plain... Read more

  • It's good to be back

    3/25/2015 2:23:39 PM, by NKING1982

    It has probably been over 4-5 months since i have been on SP.....or exercised....or ate healthy.....or went more than a couple of nights without ... Read more

  • Choose Health, Moms and Dads!

    3/20/2015 4:27:31 PM, by JCORYCMA

    Yesterday, the entire nation of college basketball fans, and especially the state of Iowa fans, watched in stunned silence as the Iowa State Cycl... Read more

  • Love Yourself Part II

    1/29/2015 3:56:28 PM, by AMSPARKS23

    I ran in to one of my friend's mom from high school, when she commented on how she thought I had lost weight. I looked at her a little shocked, b... Read more

  • Choice, not chance determines your destiny

    1/28/2015 11:00:30 PM, by JCORYCMA

    Have you ever had one of THOSE days? You know the kind I'm talking about -- the kind where it seems like everything that can go wrong, will go w... Read more

  • hurting body

    1/27/2015 7:00:59 PM, by BIYNAH

    So, I have started to believe that 2015 is going to be a different year. Hoping to look thinner and feel more victory in weight loss. So I am gla... Read more

  • Love Yourself

    1/27/2015 2:37:15 PM, by AMSPARKS23

    I love to read other Spark Members' blogs to hear about their successes and challenges that come with the daily choice of being healthy. Today I ... Read more

  • Set back

    1/21/2015 4:09:17 PM, by AMSPARKS23

    I had decided to pretty much cut carbs from my diet to cleanse my body of craving sugar. I made it to day five, and about lunch time my body thou... Read more

  • Insanity vs Max 30

    1/20/2015 3:45:18 PM, by NICKJAROSH

    t=UUcba2iMY8uyQh6oEqZIweNA Been getting asked about Insanity vs Max 30. I created a video to sh... Read more

  • First step to recovery

    1/16/2015 9:27:28 PM, by TIME2CHNG4ME

    Today 1-16-2015 -- I have finally come to the conclusion that I cant continue on this way. I cant live my life for food, I have an addiction to t... Read more

  • Seeing Yourself as a Success

    1/8/2015 2:13:00 PM, by NICKJAROSH

    I have to admit one of the hardest things for me to do is seeing myself as a successful person. Its something I have battled with for years. Cal... Read more

  • A little motivation :)

    1/2/2015 1:17:20 PM, by NICKJAROSH

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  • My first blog entry

    1/1/2015 11:15:04 PM, by 1TIREDHIKER

    I never know if I overshare or undershare or shade things that should be well lit. Drama. I think I hate it, because it seems to find me w... Read more

  • Holiday Joy and new pictures of granddaughter

    1/1/2015 1:41:40 PM, by CAROLJEAN64

    We spent 8 days with DS's family in D.C. including a houseful of 14 family members on Christmas day. We also celebrated our DGD's first birthday.... Read more

  • An obligatory post about New Years (or my soapbox rant about the Magic of Mondays and individual res

    1/1/2015 7:05:47 AM, by FRESH_START10

    Alright. It's January first. Usually one of my favorite days of the year. Why? Because it's that magical day where all your plans and schemes can... Read more

  • A new year's resolution that I've truly stuck with

    12/31/2014 9:14:18 PM, by JCORYCMA

    I never used to be one who put much stock in new years resolutions. After all, don't most people make them and then by February 1st - at the lat... Read more

  • Excuses! Warning Warning!

    12/28/2014 8:42:53 PM, by NICKJAROSH

    Excuses ~ Warning! This post might have some harsh words to say. Please read it coming from a place of love and kindness. Recently I have b... Read more

  • Respawn

    12/17/2014 1:01:09 PM, by COUGAR_CUB

    Respawning. So I've decided I want to become a super hero and I've joined the Nerd Fitness Academy. My mission: Save the World by Mak... Read more

  • Maxing Out

    12/16/2014 11:38:48 AM, by NICKJAROSH

    I love this picture because it really sums up many things for so many people. I haven't met one person that said life was actually pretty easy. I... Read more

  • Max 30 and my temptations...

    12/15/2014 1:38:40 PM, by NICKJAROSH

    Hey everyone! I am officially back and I can't wait to share what I have been doing. Recently I just started Max:30 the new Insanity workout and ... Read more

  • New goals

    12/11/2014 12:12:40 AM, by REDESIGNME

    Today I was determined to improve my 5k time and I did by 3 minutes!... Read more

  • The Writing Diet by Julia Cameron

    11/29/2014 4:02:42 PM, by KATHRYNSTURGES

    Being an emotional eater, sometimes it can be difficult to stay on track with my goals. Growing up I learned to eat when I was bored, and watche... Read more

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