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  • 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

  • Book cover, air pressure, and little bites of WIN.

    11/17/2014 6:58:10 PM, by UPSTAIRSMARJ

    Look: I hate to admit this, but it's absolutely true that our culture judges books by their covers. We all do it, some more than others. Spendin... Read more

  • Life Changes

    11/14/2014 12:38:28 PM, by KATIBUG49

    I hate it when I can't seem to find time to do the things I really want to do & I know they will benefit me! Why is it we can find time for every... Read more

  • Something's happenin' here....

    11/4/2014 3:33:15 PM, by UPSTAIRSMARJ

    ...what it is ain't exactly clear (but it seems to be shrinking my rear....) I have been working really really really hard. Getting up and d... Read more

  • Wednesday

    10/29/2014 1:40:38 PM, by KATIBUG49

    Ok I had another long weekend of being out of town, it's really hard to find time to do your sparking when you are away from your computer, phone... Read more

  • Good Night

    10/23/2014 11:32:45 PM, by KATIBUG49

    Did you have a good day? I hope so! ... Read more

  • Dash

    10/22/2014 2:21:32 PM, by KATIBUG49

    I have started reading all I can find about the "DASH" diet, it was recommend by a doctor for people with pre-diabetics, high blood pressure & wa... Read more

  • Trying

    10/21/2014 10:07:38 PM, by KATIBUG49

    Trying to get it together, not really working - not enough time in the day to get it all done. Read more

  • Long Monday...

    10/20/2014 7:05:41 AM, by PROUDNM1987

    I am working from 7am to 9pm today so this will be my only time to check in..kind of dreading this day!! There has been so much stress at work th... Read more

  • Great weekend

    10/19/2014 6:04:13 PM, by PROUDNM1987

    Saturday started off with a great weigh in at WW...lost the 1.8 like my scales at home had said!! After my meeting,my husband and I went on a lit... 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

  • Victory on the scales!!

    10/17/2014 8:15:51 AM, by PROUDNM1987

    Tomorrow is my actual weigh in at WW but I am still in the habit of weighing in on Friday mornings and my scales are usually accurate(or weigh m... Read more

  • WOOHOO!!!!!

    10/15/2014 8:51:33 PM, by PROUDNM1987

    MY KANSAS CITY ROYALS ARE GOING TO THE WORLD SERIES!!!!! I was watching the game with my mom and we both jumped up and started scr... Read more

  • Who would've thought????

    10/14/2014 6:59:21 AM, by PROUDNM1987

    First of all,I never thought the word "skinny" would ever be a word that could describe me but more so.I never thought it would be a word that is... Read more

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