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  • PT Test & Teeth

    4/29/2015 2:28:38 PM, by MUDDHOSS

    I finally have a date to take my Annual PT Test for my job. May 19th. I think I should be good to go. I have to run 1.5 miles in 17:30. I can... Read more

  • Week 2 and first weigh-in

    4/20/2015 2:05:22 PM, by MUDDHOSS

    I am into my second week of working two jobs. So far, so good. Sure, I am tired. But I find time to sleep. Nothing I can't handle. I have be... Read more

  • One Year Ago....

    4/17/2015 11:34:39 AM, by MUDDHOSS

    One year ago I was this guy. Can someone help me find him? I know he is ... Read more


    4/14/2015 7:07:29 PM, by UPSTAIRSMARJ

    Will you promise me something? When I say I'm fat, will you not do that thing of immediately protesting "you're not fat!" or assuring me I l... Read more

  • Do I need more motivation?

    4/13/2015 3:22:49 PM, by MUDDHOSS

    Does anyone have someone in their life that is always showing you how good they have it? Always telling you how much they make? Look at my new t... Read more

  • Serious Tones.....

    4/10/2015 11:14:28 AM, by MUDDHOSS

    WARNING: No Fitness talk in this Blog. Do you ever have one of those days where you are so glad to have the house to yourself? No spouse or... Read more

  • Just keep moving

    4/9/2015 11:44:56 AM, by MUDDHOSS

    You're sitting still. Maybe you are watching TV. Maybe you are on your computer. Then it hits you....I am hungry, let me go get a snack. We h... Read more

  • FitBit Flex & GymPact

    4/8/2015 7:34:26 AM, by MUDDHOSS

    Has anyone ever heard of GymPact or "Pact"? You say that you will work out a certain number of days a week. And for etch number of days you are... Read more

  • Mistakes

    4/7/2015 1:56:56 PM, by SHELLEYSUZANNE

    A mistake...that's all it is...just a little mistake. Meant to be learned fr... Read more

  • Time & Second Job

    4/7/2015 8:00:54 AM, by MUDDHOSS

    I have been trying to figure out the right time to workout. I used to do it in the morning. But that was when I didnt have to be at work by 6AM... Read more

  • "Daily" Blog #1

    4/3/2015 2:09:58 PM, by MUDDHOSS

    I am going to let you in on a little bit of my past. In 2013, I made the choice to lose weight. My true motivation for this weight loss was to ... Read more

  • I'm counting on that!

    3/23/2015 7:09:16 PM, by SHELLEYSUZANNE

    I certainly hope that's true. I'm counting on it actually. Now, i... Read more

  • Why am I here?

    3/17/2015 10:33:46 AM, by MALF0YD

    The SparkCoach assignment for today is to figure out why I'm here, why I'm trying to get healthy. I am a type 2 diabetic and I want to be ar... Read more

  • Here I am again!

    3/2/2015 11:27:36 AM, by SHELLEYSUZANNE

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  • Quick meals

    2/26/2015 11:48:04 AM, by MALF0YD

    Tuna sandwich, carrots and soup Scrambled eggs, toast and fruit Salad, bologna sandwich and fruit... Read more

  • An extra hour?

    2/24/2015 3:18:46 PM, by MALF0YD

    What would I do with an extra hour? I know what I should do, what I'd like to do and what I could do. But, I'd probably just end up wasting that ... Read more

  • Three things?

    2/16/2015 5:29:45 PM, by MALF0YD

    The assignment: select three things you like about your body. I've always liked my eyes - greenish most of the time, very green when I'm tir... Read more

  • Stressed!

    2/3/2015 3:03:10 PM, by KATIBUG49

    I'm working on saying positive things every day but I'm having a little trouble getting it all together. I get really stressed lately, I know it'... Read more

  • A New Person

    2/1/2015 4:07:26 PM, by KENYACKA

    I can't believe I've made it through an entire month. I hit all of my goals for the month, the only day I didn't complete was January 31st... I w... Read more

  • Positive Thinking

    2/1/2015 2:32:48 PM, by KATIBUG49

    So far this year has not really been going good, Mo sick & in the hospital, Mother-in-law same thing, sister & sister-in-law both health problems... Read more


    1/25/2015 1:20:43 PM, by UPSTAIRSMARJ

    I have been playing with the same six pounds for two months now. Take 'em off, put 'em on, take 'em off, put 'em on. I weigh myself every day and... Read more

  • 2 weeks down

    1/18/2015 2:09:21 PM, by KENYACKA

    I was surprised to see that I lost another 4 lbs this past week. I didn't do as well with my calorie intake this time and I just wasn't feeling a... Read more

  • Great day!

    1/15/2015 10:20:18 AM, by KATIBUG49

    Yesterday went great, got up, took the kids to school & then went to the community center to workout, loved it. I could get use to this part abou... Read more

  • feeling very defeated

    1/14/2015 5:01:05 PM, by TINAPOO

    My worst enemy seems to be no motivation, I an tired all the time, I have a headache every single day all day long it don't go away. My dr. presc... Read more

  • Need motivation on my team.

    1/14/2015 4:25:12 PM, by 1SPOOKIEDO

    I've been SparkPeople since September of 2008. A lot of the Sparkfriends I had have moved on and aren't here anymore. I have been on the Indepe... Read more

  • Life

    1/13/2015 1:48:37 PM, by KATIBUG49

    Wow, it's been a long time since I posted a blog or even got on SparkPeople. Life has been busy &a little crazy, I haven't' had time for anything... Read more

  • The moist, supple crotch of my slacks.

    1/6/2015 11:46:29 AM, by UPSTAIRSMARJ

    Dudes, I'm going to be talking about my crotch. If that skeeves you out (and really, it should) please go look up recipes for saag paneer or Pint... Read more

  • Routine

    1/5/2015 9:35:29 AM, by SINGGLORIA

    I am getting back into an exercise routine. Since being laid off I have made myself a schedule that I update every month to make it more attaina... Read more

  • Day 4

    1/4/2015 8:53:35 PM, by KENYACKA

    This is really sad, but I've never made it to day 4 working out. I've always heard day 2 is the hardest day as far as soreness goes, and I always... 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

  • I need a belt.

    12/15/2014 2:04:19 PM, by UPSTAIRSMARJ

    No, not a sneaky slurp from your hip flask, one of those circular leather or pleather things that you wrap around your middle. My pants keep fall... Read more

  • Thursday

    12/4/2014 12:04:41 PM, by KATIBUG49

    It seems like I run out of time every day before I get everything done, I think I must really waste my time, probably being on the computer. LOL ... Read more

  • Monday

    12/1/2014 10:34:27 AM, by KATIBUG49

    Ok, first I would like to say "THANK YOU" to everyone that stopped by & took the time to leave me a comment on my last blog. Some were really lon... Read more

  • It's working!

    11/30/2014 12:13:10 PM, by UPSTAIRSMARJ

    Okay, adjusting my program to add more calories back in (to compensate for the amount I'm burning which is a boatload more than my former sedenta... Read more

  • Great big gnarly nuggets of win

    11/25/2014 4:48:52 PM, by UPSTAIRSMARJ

    Okay, they're not really that big but the subject line got your attention, right? I hate work-clothes, always feel like I'm in drag, all I e... Read more

  • Why can't I get it?

    11/25/2014 11:57:32 AM, by KATIBUG49

    Once again it has been several days since I last posted a blog, for some reason I think if I don't write about it then I don't have to worry abou... Read more

  • Little nuggets of win

    11/23/2014 12:35:15 PM, by UPSTAIRSMARJ

    Finally -- FINALLY - after the scale not reflecting all the hard work I've been doing, it had good news for me this morning. (I fear that I'm doi... Read more

  • Life

    11/20/2014 5:04:54 PM, by KATIBUG49

    Life isn't getting any easier, it seems like I never have enough time to do the things I want to do by the time I do the things I have to do. Som... Read more

  • Who is this UpstairsMarj?

    11/20/2014 12:11:56 PM, by UPSTAIRSMARJ

    I am UpstairsMarj. I am Buckshot. I am Narklies. I am Margie, Marge, Marg, Marj, Marjorie, and Madge. I am Maggot. I am a daughter to two wh... Read more

  • Confidence is the magic elixir.

    11/19/2014 9:34:32 AM, by UPSTAIRSMARJ

    For_the_dudes commented on my last blog post thusly: "...women sometimes project insecurities about their physical appearance on men. Most men I ... Read more

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