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  • 2015 Spring 5% Challenge

    3/27/2015 8:05:26 AM, by SUNSHINEYOURWAY

    I am so excited about starting the Spring 5% Challenge. I completed the Winter Challenge and enjoyed it so much that I decided to come back for ... Read more

  • Wow it's been nealy a Year!

    3/9/2015 1:46:49 AM, by CKMATHERLY

    Wow, I haven't written a blog entry in nearly a year. I've been working 3rd shift and dealing with that transition. I feel hugely fat as I have... Read more

  • Apps and websites that keep me motivated to maintain my weight loss

    3/6/2015 12:52:40 PM, by EMARTIN1974

    Someone asked which websites other than Sparkpeople keep me motivated to maintain my weightloss - to be honest, there are only a few websites tha... Read more

  • What Keeps You Motivated?

    3/6/2015 10:48:04 AM, by EMARTIN1974

    What keeps you motivated to lose weight, or to maintain your weight loss if you're already at your goal? There are a few things that keep me mot... Read more

  • Starting to go down again

    3/6/2015 9:48:30 AM, by EMARTIN1974

    I'm happy to say that after gaining 5.5 pounds over the past month, I'm starting to go down again. I reached a high of 124 last week, which is th... Read more

  • Fast food frenzy

    1/29/2015 11:31:50 PM, by MELTAWAYMONY

    Day 4...Yep only day 4 in my path to lose 100 pounds and I freaked out. Fast food lunch, candy from the vending machine, and pizza delivery for d... Read more

  • Accountability

    1/28/2015 7:02:23 PM, by MELTAWAYMONY

    Day 3 I have a mentor at work. She took more than half our time today to quiz me about my exercise regimen...and how I need to get one and stick ... Read more

  • 100 Pound Melt

    1/26/2015 6:41:13 PM, by MELTAWAYMONY

    Day 1 - I am here and I am started. What do they say? A journey of 1000 miles begins with a single step. I wonder how long it will take me to mov... Read more

  • Maintaining is not Easy..

    1/13/2015 6:33:06 AM, by SUNSHINEYOURWAY

    I entered the world of Maintenance back in November, and it certainly is not easy. I have been keeping up with recording in my Food Tracker and ... Read more

  • Challenges to Start 2015

    1/7/2015 1:42:11 PM, by SUNSHINEYOURWAY

    This week I started Two Challenges. One is a 12 Week Quick Fitness Challenge and the other is a 12 week Galloway Half Marathon Tra... Read more

  • BACK!

    1/1/2015 5:34:42 PM, by READINGGAL

    I'm BACK after 3 months of struggle. I gained 5 pounds back in October because I was struggling with various issues. Then I gained another 5 poun... Read more

  • Last year and the new year

    12/31/2014 9:49:13 PM, by LANINJALOCO

    2014 has been one of those years full of changes and tragedy. I am extremely proud of the way that I responded to these and have grown closer to ... Read more

  • Marvelous Monday!

    12/29/2014 7:04:23 PM, by LANINJALOCO

    I'm getting back to the grind today after what seemed to be an impossible month. My husband was laid off from his job and we are having to scramb... Read more

  • 5th Year Spark Anniversary!

    12/15/2014 8:33:01 AM, by SUNSHINEYOURWAY

    WOW! Thank you Spark People and thank you Lightening Runner for introducing me to The Spark People. I have accomplished so much and Spark Peop... Read more

  • 90 days until my golden birthday!

    11/29/2014 5:27:54 PM, by MRSFIT27

    If you're wondering what a golden birthday is, it's when you turn the age of your birthday DAY. For example.. if your birthday is December 25th, ... Read more

  • Day 1

    11/18/2014 2:08:41 AM, by CRAZYWRITER

    So staying on track can be hard. I went back to school and suddenly all my goals disappeared along with all my hard work. I am happy to say that ... Read more

  • Checking In

    11/9/2014 10:22:50 PM, by LANINJALOCO

    It's been a few since I posted a blog on here, but I just wanted to let everyone know I'm doing alright. I lost 12 pounds this week so I'm feelin... Read more

  • Gained back 3 of the pounds I lost :(

    10/24/2014 9:02:28 AM, by EMARTIN1974

    Well, this week I gained back 3 of the 5 pounds I lost last week. I think I need to go back to doing what I did last week - getting less of my ca... Read more

  • The Results Are In

    10/22/2014 10:46:34 PM, by LANINJALOCO

    So today started with me calling into work because I had pulled my back out again doing dishes last night (lifting crockpot). It ended up being a... Read more

  • A positive spin on a negative day

    10/19/2014 9:45:09 PM, by LANINJALOCO

    I worked the early shift this morning and helped unload the truck I was doing great even out working the guys. I started to process the men's clo... Read more

  • Update

    10/17/2014 7:57:16 PM, by LANINJALOCO

    I just wanted to make a post to give everyone an update for work and sports injury. I was told today that I did not get the position at work, but... Read more

  • After gaining weight for three weeks in a row, I lost five pounds this week!

    10/17/2014 5:34:06 AM, by EMARTIN1974

    This morning when I stepped on the scale I was 117.5... that's a five pound loss from last week! . So it looks like the stuff I've ... Read more

  • Having a good day, so far...

    10/14/2014 11:04:36 AM, by EMARTIN1974

    I'm having a good day, so far...started off a little nervous because I got a message from one of my co-workers saying her pay was wrong, so I was... Read more

  • Why I love participating in team challenges

    10/13/2014 12:40:19 PM, by EMARTIN1974

    Last September I participated in the team challenge on the Partnership Accountability to the Finish Line Group, and I'm doing the same thing this... Read more

  • Day 13 of 100

    10/12/2014 9:50:01 PM, by LANINJALOCO

    I worked the early shift today at Bass Pro and one of the team leads that applied for the same position as me looks at me and says "It's pretty w... Read more

  • Day 12 of 100

    10/12/2014 9:29:10 PM, by LANINJALOCO

    I apologize for yet another late blog it has been a whirlwind on my side of the world. I closed last night and by the time I got home it was extr... Read more

  • Changing things up...

    10/12/2014 9:17:55 AM, by EMARTIN1974

    So I got to thinking...I've been doing things the same way for a long time. But maybe that's the problem - I haven't changed up anything in a wh... Read more

  • Day 11 of 100

    10/10/2014 9:39:38 PM, by LANINJALOCO

    I had a pretty good day today. Work went by quickly but I did find out there is a lot of politics taking place with the team leader position I ap... Read more

  • Day 10 of 100

    10/10/2014 9:33:37 PM, by LANINJALOCO

    Sorry for posting this a day late yesterday was one of those days when I had a ton of stuff to do and not enough time to do them in. I had the da... Read more

  • I don't understand it....

    10/10/2014 9:12:28 AM, by EMARTIN1974

    Gained for the second week in a row. I don't know what I did wrong this week - this week I gained a pound and a half, last week I gained three p... Read more

  • Day 9 of 100

    10/8/2014 11:13:43 PM, by LANINJALOCO

    Today nothing truly eventful happened which in some cases grateful for. I worked the closing shift at Bass Pro and of course with working in appa... Read more

  • Day 8 of 100

    10/7/2014 9:09:08 PM, by LANINJALOCO

    Today was my day off from work so I used most of it to catch up on sleep that desperately needed. I finished week 4 in my 10 K training and I'm s... Read more

  • Day 7 of 100

    10/6/2014 9:13:23 PM, by LANINJALOCO

    Today has been momentous to say the least. I worked in processing today and shortly after our morning meeting one of my team leads for the men's ... Read more

  • Day 6 of 100

    10/5/2014 9:34:49 PM, by LANINJALOCO

    Today was one of those days when you feel like you bit off more than you can chew. I ran two miles today but it was a struggle. I'm not sure if i... Read more

  • Day 5 of 100

    10/4/2014 8:50:28 PM, by LANINJALOCO

    Today marked day number 5 of the 100 day fitness challenge I've embarked on. I know it may seem trivial or annoying to most to keep updating and ... Read more

  • If you can't break it down, build it up

    9/30/2014 2:21:04 PM, by LANINJALOCO

    So today was my official first day of body building. It went great now I can't lift my arms up. I came to the decision after weighing myself on S... Read more

  • Three months left in the year!

    9/29/2014 9:36:17 AM, by EMARTIN1974

    Hard to believe there's only 3 months left in this year. I've been having a pretty good year as far as my weight and health are concerned - I've... Read more

  • Update 9/25/14

    9/25/2014 8:19:02 PM, by LANINJALOCO

    Today has been a quite non eventful day, which in my life is most welcome. Little man didn't have school today so we spent the day together mostl... Read more

  • Smaller Size

    9/17/2014 2:22:35 PM, by READINGGAL

    I have lost 30 pounds. I went shopping today and bought new jeans and black dress pants in size 18 (instead of 20). I have lost 4.5" off my waist... Read more

  • Starting Another Dietbet

    9/14/2014 4:46:15 PM, by DUKEFAN86

    My sister and I decided to start another Dietbet tomorrow, and that's really helping with the mojo. I have some fresh veggies already washed and ... Read more

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