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  • 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

  • Stickin' with it.

    6/6/2016 12:54:43 AM, by ELLEMAC7

    With the exception of yesterday, when I just said "to heck with it" and had kids' birthday party food AND Mexican AND copious amounts of chocolat... Read more

  • Vitamins

    6/4/2016 8:52:30 AM, by PCRETSING

    I just bought some new vitamins. I have been tired a lot. First day of trying them. Not a fan of taking pills but it is for a good benefit. 💙... Read more

  • Set backs

    5/31/2016 10:58:37 AM, by PCRETSING

    I had a couple set backs in May. I didn't watch what I ate and only exercise 2 times. I started back yesterday and it feels good to get back. I... Read more

  • Sugar

    5/28/2016 4:17:21 PM, by ELLEMAC7

    I'm watching a documentary on Netflix about the horrors of sugar. I am most definitely addicted to sugar. I'm not looking to cut it out entirely,... Read more

  • We are enough, right now.

    5/25/2016 3:34:27 PM, by AMSPARKS23

    For all the times that you don't see immediate results... Read more

  • That's so me.

    5/24/2016 11:28:51 PM, by ELLEMAC7

    I went to the gym this evening. I haven't been doing great mentally lately (or physically - I've been sick,) so my husband was all for me leaving... Read more

  • Race Wish List

    5/24/2016 7:52:16 PM, by ELLEMAC7

    While I already have a very ambitious race schedule in the works, there are some races that will have to wait a year or two or three. These inclu... Read more

  • Planning then doing

    5/24/2016 12:13:07 AM, by ELLEMAC7

    I've been under the weather for a couple days with a fever and a nasty sore throat. Before that, my son was sick (he's currently fighting an ear ... Read more

  • Calories

    5/16/2016 10:01:25 PM, by KNELSON5837

    So I stayed within my calories but I still feel like I ate too much.... I don't get the calorie counter on here... Read more

  • Take Action

    4/28/2016 11:08:42 AM, by GREGW13

    If you want to change the direction that you are headed you need to take action. You can't wait for someone else to change or you can't wait for ... Read more

  • During Week 2

    4/27/2016 11:35:58 AM, by GREGW13

    So far, so good! I am feeling great this week and I am already a couple lbs. down in week number two. I feel better then I have felt in a long ti... Read more

  • Yikes - my summer clothes seem to have shrunk!!

    4/23/2016 12:33:51 PM, by JCORYCMA

    You've got to love April - Spring is officially here along with the gorgeous sunshine and flowering trees. Even the rains are gentle and leave e... Read more

  • Again.....

    4/10/2016 11:52:12 PM, by JSHEPHERD15

    I've tried sparkpeople before... and I was really turned off by the community. Some people we very rude about me trying to lose weight.... becaus... Read more

  • Boo carbs

    4/5/2016 9:24:27 AM, by DEBVENOSKY

    Good morning SP. It's cold and windy here and it's going to rain. Had a lot of carbs yesterday but not more than it says I'm allowed. Looking for... Read more

  • Happy Monday

    4/4/2016 7:45:29 AM, by DEBVENOSKY

    I feel great this morning. Kept on my walking every day last week /weekend. Sending positive thoughts to everyone. Keep on keeping on ☺... Read more

  • Newbie

    4/3/2016 4:47:34 PM, by DEBVENOSKY

    Hi everyone. Just started SP yesterday .I love it. I don't have any health problems yet. I need to change my eating habits. Doctor said no sweets... Read more

  • Down 10 pounds

    3/17/2016 12:28:29 AM, by KNELSON5837

    So I went out to my parents house Tuesday my sister and niece are up here visiting from Texas anyhow I went to the bathroom and noticed my mom's ... Read more

  • 117 days later-Starting with day 1

    3/15/2016 11:15:44 AM, by NKING1982

    I haven't been on SP in 117 days. Pretty much the same goals as always. Eat healthier, and get more exercise to loose weight. I am in the middle ... Read more

  • Exercise

    3/13/2016 11:46:48 PM, by PERIWINKLE74

    Can't really do any exercises yet, still recovering from accident last month. So I'm at least trying to stay within my calories. Can walk mostly ... Read more

  • Just starting

    3/13/2016 8:45:21 PM, by LOUWARY

    Only been at this a week. lost a couple of pounds.... Read more

  • Teaching and Drinking Water

    3/9/2016 5:26:26 PM, by LACY77

    One thing that has occurred to me is that I do not regularly drink enough water.. partially so that I do not have to go to the bathroom when teac... Read more

  • Extra Exercise and Thin Crust Pizza

    3/7/2016 8:18:19 PM, by LACY77

    Super excited, today I accepted a challenge from my 11 year old daughter when I got on the elliptical to stay at it for 40 minutes. Usually I jus... Read more

  • Emotional Hubby

    3/1/2016 10:37:45 PM, by LACY77

    Well, my hubby with his emotional outbursts just fueled me to exercise for 15 more minutes. So 45 minutes total for today.... Read more

  • My worst obstacle

    2/28/2016 11:29:45 PM, by KNELSON5837

    My bf weighs about 160 pounds and is diabetic so it's hard for me to have no types of carbs in my house the way I want to to be able to lose the ... Read more

  • Grandma's Birthday Party means Old Country Buffet Temptations!

    2/28/2016 3:08:35 PM, by LACY77

    Thank goodness I found out that we were going to Old Country Buffet as I was making breakfast. We got the phone call as I was scramb... Read more

  • Trying some recipies

    2/27/2016 10:05:11 AM, by LACY77

    Today I am trying some recipies. I have decided to make some things to have easy to grab foods to take with me to work. So egg muffins, protein c... Read more

  • It's been two days.

    2/25/2016 12:55:22 AM, by ELLEMAC7

    I haven't had any horribly sugary foods in two days. I'm an addict trying to quit. This is ridiculous but I need to get past this. So let it... Read more

  • Heading towards Elliptical Success!

    2/24/2016 11:00:01 PM, by LACY77

    Today I feel good. I took a day off from the Elliptical, only because I had to work basically a 12 hour day. But I am more than going to accompli... Read more

  • Editing my weight goal, upward, honest, starting fresh.

    2/20/2016 9:54:47 AM, by LACY77

    Today I officially edited my weight goal. The last 5 days seeing 0lbs lost with my starting weight of 210 from two years ago is just not working.... Read more

  • Canned Vegetables are better than No vegetables!

    2/19/2016 12:34:20 PM, by LACY77

    Eating my veggies... I've been bad at doing so since I was a kid. Now that I'm an adult, I can no longer say they are icky. I do like them... the... Read more

  • Moving Furniture

    2/18/2016 6:32:34 PM, by LACY77

    Tuesday I had a mini epiphany. I am not using our elliptical because it is gathering dust in the basement. When I used to be in shape and used th... Read more

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