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  • You have to learn what works for you

    1/29/2015 3:09:00 PM, by PALEWORK

    If there's anything I've learned about this journey it's to know your body and know your limits. Usually, you find everything out the hard w... Read more

  • Evening out my calories

    1/27/2015 1:41:51 PM, by PALEWORK

    The hunger monster almost got me this morning. I had a smoothie at 7am instead of 9:30am-ish. By 11am, my tummy was growling. I stuck it o... Read more

  • I Did It Again

    1/26/2015 10:35:44 AM, by LEATON1900

    Iím not sure anyone else reads my blogs, but I do. After posting my last blog about goal setting and then deciding to do the 30 day shred, I dig... Read more

  • 88%!

    1/23/2015 4:46:25 PM, by PALEWORK

    I have found that making and freezing meals ahead of time is a life saver for me. For three weeks, I've had almost no trouble avoiding eating ou... Read more

  • SMART Goals

    1/23/2015 4:45:40 PM, by LEATON1900

    I finally did what Spark says you should do, I spent some time on goal planning. I truly recommend going through Sparkís form on SMART goals. I... Read more

  • Day 21 - It's a habit now, right?

    1/21/2015 8:40:32 PM, by EROOMOM

    They say that it takes 21 days to establish a habit. Sometimes I feel like it must take 1 day to break it, but all in all I do feel that I am on ... Read more

  • So much yard work!

    1/20/2015 11:49:56 AM, by PALEWORK

    So, I've done roughly 6-7 hours of yard work in the last three days. I'm exhausted, but pleased. Saturday I went outside to clean my car. ... Read more

  • Day 19 - Thank your body

    1/19/2015 8:17:11 PM, by EROOMOM

    I weighed last Thursday and was down another 2 pounds which brings my January total to 4 lbs off. I am grateful, but I wasn't happy. I thought a... Read more

  • Fighting Cravings

    1/17/2015 11:41:57 AM, by PALEWORK

    Yesterday I really struggled with my eating choices. A little voice in the back of my mind said, "You've been good all week. Go get Chipotle fo... Read more

  • A Baby?

    1/15/2015 12:17:49 PM, by PALEWORK

    Sometimes I want to update my blog just for sense of community and strength. I feel empowered this morning. I made it through yesterday wit... Read more

  • I made a mistake...

    1/14/2015 11:18:27 AM, by PALEWORK

    I was excited try another new smoothie this morning. I got up, made it and stuck it in the fridge to take to work because I was so hungry so ear... Read more

  • Day 13 - I am not hungry

    1/13/2015 8:21:08 PM, by EROOMOM

    That has become a mantra for me lately. In most cases it is true...I am not hungry...but as I continue to exercise regularly and keep my calories... Read more

  • Overcoming Counting Calories... Someday

    1/13/2015 12:05:38 PM, by PALEWORK

    Last night while watching Friends on Netflix, I made smooth mixes and stuck them in the freezer. I had one this morning and I crossed my fingers... Read more

  • Day 14 logging in, Day 7 tracking food

    1/12/2015 10:54:08 AM, by LEATON1900

    While I have continued to streak, to be honest, I would only give myself a 70% on the food tracking. I did a fairly decent job at pre-tracking m... Read more

  • I will not be a victim of food

    1/8/2015 9:29:46 PM, by PALEWORK

    I am stronger than the craving. I am not a victim. Food does not control me. I make the decisions about what I eat consciously. I want to hav... Read more

  • Homemade Freezer Meals

    1/7/2015 1:12:11 PM, by PALEWORK

    Sometimes, I just decide ridiculous things based on very little logic and no one can talk me out of my thought process. Even though I'm being ab... Read more

  • Day 6 - Still on track

    1/6/2015 7:46:07 PM, by EROOMOM

    In addition to it being day 6 and I am still on track I have achieved day 2 of being back at work and still on track. Jan 1 & 2 were company... Read more

  • 7 day streak

    1/5/2015 5:31:00 PM, by LEATON1900

    I got a message from spark that I had logged in for 7 days in a row. I wasnítí trying for a streak, but that message was the spark I needed! ... Read more

  • Diet Bet

    1/5/2015 4:30:44 PM, by PALEWORK

    I took the last four days off... kind of by accident. It wasn't my intention, but I was so busy that I just decided to bench my changes until to... Read more

  • Day 4 - tracking = awareness

    1/4/2015 7:37:49 PM, by EROOMOM

    I have often heard and read that people tend to over estimate their activity and under estimate their caloric intake. Tracking over the last 4 da... Read more

  • Trying DailyBurn in 2015 (Daily Burn)

    1/4/2015 11:38:22 AM, by SUGARPLUM1972

    Consistent exercise has always been challenging for me for two reasons: 1) picking a time of day to just get it done-it needs to be an autom... Read more

  • The Fear of Feeling Gypped

    12/31/2014 10:23:00 AM, by PALEWORK

    Well, I've been tracking my food for two days. Whoohoo! That was a mildly sarcastic whoohoo, but still a positive whoohoo. I always fo... Read more

  • Looking Back - Looking Forward

    12/30/2014 12:10:32 PM, by LEATON1900

    I hesitate in writing this blog post. Every time I write, I have great ideas on how to make things work, grand ideals on what to do, spreadsheet... Read more

  • Who Am I?

    12/29/2014 6:03:22 PM, by PALEWORK

    According to a BMI chart, I am obese. But that's not who I am. I am so many different things. Why does being fat, overweight, obese, c... Read more

  • Sugar

    12/27/2014 12:03:23 PM, by ALEAMO

    My relationship with sugar needs to be completely altered. Maybe a very distant relationship would be good! ... Read more

  • Not back, but not dead.

    12/25/2014 2:47:39 AM, by SIRENNEA

    Hi all, Just wanted to let my Spark friends Im not dead! I moved at the beginning of November in with a friend and have been wicked busy sin... Read more

  • Diet Book

    12/13/2014 8:20:53 PM, by ALEAMO

    Reading JJ Vigin's Sugar Impact Diet Book. Seems to me that I'm getting an enhanced perspective of my struggle with sugar.... Read more

  • Today

    12/11/2014 10:32:56 PM, by ALEAMO

    Ok... Read more

  • nightime eating

    11/21/2014 10:00:32 PM, by ALEAMO

    That's the toughest one for me!... Read more

  • Think first

    10/26/2014 9:44:33 PM, by ALEAMO

    Pause and think before doing anything with food. ... Read more

  • Support

    10/24/2014 9:45:27 PM, by ALEAMO

    My wife is biggest supporter.... Read more

  • Why I am M.I.A.

    10/19/2014 11:54:09 AM, by SIRENNEA

    Hello Spark Friends, I've been looking for work and moving the last few weeks and so not online a ton. The job hunt is not going well.... Read more

  • Today

    10/8/2014 11:04:58 PM, by ALEAMO

    Wishing everyone a good day!... Read more

  • eating habits

    9/26/2014 8:56:39 PM, by ALEAMO

    More cosist planning and timing of meals.... Read more

  • Half full

    9/25/2014 9:35:24 PM, by ALEAMO

    Met with dietician today. Even though I have much room for improvement, I wss sdvised that I'm doing a lot of things right.... Read more

  • nightime

    9/22/2014 11:42:48 PM, by ALEAMO

    Get control of nightime eating... Read more

  • Fitness

    9/19/2014 12:00:56 PM, by ALEAMO

    Current major goal is to walk 7000 steps per day.... Read more

  • Here, and not here.

    9/15/2014 11:24:58 AM, by SIRENNEA

    So my last blog was on getting a schedule going for my crazy life and for trigger foods and situations. It's been hit and miss for me here on Spa... Read more

  • blog

    9/15/2014 12:14:22 AM, by ALEAMO

    Regarding exercise -walking is best for me. Night time eating is biggest issie.... Read more

  • Get a schedule already! / Trigger food/situational abstinence.

    9/9/2014 12:53:57 PM, by SIRENNEA

    Journal today is 2-fold. First off I want to talk about the need for me to get on a darn schedule! Why am I still screwing around with this... Read more

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