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  • Back again

    3/23/2017 9:23:41 AM, by NKING1982

    I can never seem to stay on track. I was sick the last couple of weeks, first the flu, then a cold, then a sinus infection. (I taught my kids to ... Read more

  • Sick Week

    3/10/2017 2:36:19 PM, by NKING1982

    So my daughter had the flu Friday-Monday, and boy does my family love to share. So I was sick from Tuesday-til Thursday, and now i'm back to wo... Read more

  • Still doing good

    3/3/2017 10:30:21 AM, by NKING1982

    Exercise-10 minutes on Wednesday, 20 on Thursday, why not go for 30 today right? Eating-switched from white bread to wheat, and started drinkin... Read more

  • So far So good

    3/2/2017 3:27:42 PM, by NKING1982

    Eating habits-stayed within my goals yesterday, used portion control, tracked food Exercising-10 minutes yesterday, 20 minutes so far today (d... Read more

  • New Changes

    3/1/2017 9:43:32 AM, by NKING1982

    I have said this so many times, "time for a change". The the next day...nothing changes....and the next day...still nothing. So here are my goals... Read more

  • Month 2 - 3/1/17

    3/1/2017 8:46:50 AM, by TBR999

    Weight loss - 7.4 lb for month, -17.6 in total: 184.6 down from 202.2 Woo Hoo! Goal was 187.0. Woo Hoo! Goal for March, 2017: 5 lb loss, ... Read more

  • Cold snowy rainy weekend ahead

    2/24/2017 10:00:27 AM, by NKING1982

    Whenever we have a weekend like this, I usually become one with the couch and sit in front of the tv. So my goal this weekend is to stay moving a... Read more

  • Weekend to do list

    2/15/2017 10:55:38 AM, by NKING1982

    It's going to be in the 60's so #1 GET OUTSIDE!!! Go walking and take the kids to the park Clean out my bedroom (aka storage room) and donate... Read more

  • Happy Valentines Day

    2/14/2017 11:34:53 AM, by NKING1982

    Haven't blogged in a while, i guess because i haven't exercised in a while. Wish I could say i was at least eating healthier or using portion c... Read more

  • Week 6: 2/12/12 189.6 .6 lb loss, 13.0 Total since 1/1/17

    2/12/2017 11:58:19 AM, by TBR999

    Was a much less loss this week, but better than no loss or gaining weight. I am pleased. This week I believe I have gained muscle with over... Read more

  • An end to stuckedness

    2/11/2017 3:31:28 AM, by 1TIREDHIKER

    Hi all! Ok. I just want to warn you that this is a self absorbed rant... and is an update to the "I'm stuck" blog I posted in December... Read more

  • 2/5/17 - Week 5 - 3.4 lb Loss

    2/5/2017 9:17:26 AM, by TBR999

    Highest loss so far - down to 190.2 lb, 3.4 lb loss for week, 12.2 lb loss since 1/1/17. More importantly is that I've eaten correctly and wor... Read more

  • Month 1 - January, 2017

    2/1/2017 8:05:02 PM, by TBR999

    Weight loss - 10.2 lb 192.0 down from 202.2 Woo Hoo! Goal was 195.05 Goal for February, 2017: 5 lb loss, down to 187.0 January was ... Read more

  • The most successful people know this one truth...

    1/30/2017 1:45:26 PM, by NICKJAROSH

    The most successful people know this one truth, and that is... Failure! Wait one word? Yep, they understand that failing isn't the end of the wor... Read more

  • Week 4 - 1/29/17 - Down another 2.6 lbs 8.6 lb in total 194.0

    1/29/2017 8:37:15 PM, by TBR999

    Another great week! Also met my January goal of 195.0. Also feel so much better and proud of myself for being consistent for 4 weeks. Woo Hoo!... Read more

  • Paying the Price for Success

    1/24/2017 1:42:40 PM, by NICKJAROSH

    As a fitness trainer and coach, I've seen so this TIME and TIME again (yeah even in myself) so I am not speaking from expertise, but rather from ... Read more

  • Week 3 - 2.4 loss for week, 6.0 so far

    1/22/2017 7:39:38 AM, by TBR999

    Feel really good about where I am. Major accomplishment to me: thanks to the strength training and yoga I can now put on my pants standing up! ... Read more

  • Starting is not half the battle....

    1/18/2017 2:21:06 PM, by NICKJAROSH

    There is an old saying that starting is half that battle. I guess it would be easy to stay that because so many people don't even start. However,... Read more

  • Monday Morning Check In

    1/16/2017 11:16:37 AM, by NICKJAROSH

    Monday Morning Check In*** So this morning I jumped on the scale, which I'm not a big fan of by the way. There are far better ways to determ... Read more

  • Week 2 - 1/15/17

    1/15/2017 2:27:27 PM, by TBR999

    I met my activity goals but not my weight goal of 198.9 Issue: Bad Pho! No more restaurant pho! Try sprouts in the future (w... Read more

  • Supportive???

    1/10/2017 2:19:31 PM, by TBR999

    People at work have heard me say no to unhealthy snacks that they don't expect me to eat what they eat any more. My husband will buy and leave l... Read more

  • 13 lbs over the Holidays

    1/9/2017 9:19:31 AM, by TBR999

    I heard yesterday that the average person gains 13 lbs over the holidays and only 50% lose it by the end of June. If nothing else,commit to gett... Read more

  • First Week Success!

    1/8/2017 8:52:33 AM, by TBR999

    Loving Spark! First week great getting organized! I've accomplished a lot and know how I'll be increasing my goals as I move forward. ... Read more

  • Weekend!

    1/7/2017 8:49:51 AM, by TBR999

    So glad to be home and to be able to see the sun and drink my coffee in bed while I leisurely do my Spark "work". It's been a good work week, bu... Read more

  • 80/20 Rule

    1/5/2017 2:27:39 AM, by PERIWINKLE74

    A Jillian Michaels article gave 30 tips one was try to make each day be eating better/healthy for 80% of what you eat, and the other 20% just wha... Read more

  • Vacation

    1/4/2017 6:30:48 AM, by TBR999

    Had a great vacation. Biked each day and only a few small diet blips. I was well rested to come and start my Spark health life.... Read more

  • Day 1 - Success

    1/3/2017 6:41:35 AM, by TBR999

    Yesterday was my dauy 1 and it was so good. O used my new goal of meditation to help with sleep and did my exercising. Whoo hoo! I know day 2 ... Read more

  • 5 reasons I should work out

    1/2/2017 3:18:14 AM, by TBR999

    Become body healthier Become brain healthier Increase energy Become stronger Become more flexible... Read more

  • I'm stuck

    12/10/2016 11:57:23 PM, by 1TIREDHIKER

    I am stuck. S T U C K Today I realized I've been playing with the same lbs. I'm not happy with that. I'm working too hard to be gain... Read more

  • Being too busy... Weigh loss bonus!

    10/2/2016 7:40:17 PM, by LACY77

    So I've been missing getting on spark lately. Just been too busy. Finished my masters in December, got hired in a full time job, and I've been he... Read more

  • Feeling like a failure

    9/17/2016 12:05:49 PM, by LORIANNIE63

    Gearing up to be a banner day.... Stepped on the scale and I cried.... Went to the bathroom (like I do 100010 times a day, cuz when you are o... Read more

  • Motivation

    7/11/2016 9:00:53 PM, by FRANI63

    This helps keep me motivated... Read more

  • struggling

    6/30/2016 12:06:26 PM, by IAGIRL69

    So I have had weight problems most my life. Not terribly overweight but at least 30-60 lbs off and on. I am doing this for the last time. I WILL... Read more

  • Iowa

    6/13/2016 10:48:20 PM, by KNELSON5837

    Anyone in des Moines iowa... Read more

  • Update

    6/13/2016 10:43:33 PM, by KNELSON5837

    Day 4 if carb cycling im on a low carb today which I did ok but I ate mashed potatoes and gravy with dinner and man let me tell you I feel so blo... Read more

  • Come a long way!

    6/12/2016 8:25:02 AM, by WSFRANK

    So proud of myself, last year at this time I was 33 pounds heavier and couldn't ride my bike 6 miles..... This year I rode 33 miles, in 90+ degre... Read more

  • Spring Bike Bash

    6/11/2016 7:17:39 AM, by WSFRANK

    I am so excited today. We are going on the 35 mile Sp... Read more

  • New diet

    6/10/2016 3:33:39 PM, by KNELSON5837

    So I started carb cycling. Because I just couldn't seem to stay on track I'm doing better with this routine but my only thing that's bugging me i... Read more

  • No, YOU Don't Want Me To.

    6/8/2016 4:15:20 PM, by ELLEMAC7

    In 2005 at age 25, I joined a gym. As the employee gave me the facility tour we had the standard gym conversation. "So, what do you want to get o... Read more

  • There's Time Management...

    6/7/2016 1:13:29 AM, by ELLEMAC7

    There's Time Management and then there's Infant Time Management. The latter is the reason why my two mile treadmill run turned into a 1/2 mile tr... Read more

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