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Better Day
4/8/2014 5:50:22 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Good we do not have to pay $20,000 we get a refund. 345 458 answered. I need vegies....  Read more


Half Ironman Training:
4/8/2014 7:00:57 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Well it's a night of insomnia so I thought I'd get you all caught up on my training so far. Some where after September of last year I lost my mot...  Read more


Has made it to the 28 day streak habit pattern !!!
4/8/2014 5:23:51 AM,  4 COMMENTS

They stay it takes 28 days to archive/set a new habit. I have done this here on spark people. I am on my 28 day streak! ROCK ON!!!...  Read more


How to go Cruising and Not Gain Weight
4/7/2014 6:21:08 PM,  7 COMMENTS

3rd cruise under my belt, and 2nd that I did not gain weight. Here are my suggestions and what I do to make sure I don't come home packing more wei...  Read more


I love my husband
4/7/2014 6:10:48 PM,  0 COMMENTS

We went on vacation last week. I did not have my new pas word so no Spark or my kind of vegetables, but he bought a salad. I gave him socks and nuts...  Read more


Settling in..
4/7/2014 5:36:01 PM,  3 COMMENTS

So a bit more about me this go-'round. I stepped on the scale Friday morning and was very happy with the number I saw. I was down 3 lbs. The week prev...  Read more


4/7/2014 4:18:05 PM,  15 COMMENTS

(Taken from papers written by a class of 8-year-olds) Grandparents are a lady and a man who have no little children of their own. They like other pe...  Read more


Goals: Renewing the Basics
4/7/2014 1:33:27 PM,  15 COMMENTS

Extravagant flowers planted in Autumn, sleeping through Winter, only to burst forth in Spring, awakening us to Hope and Renewal. ...  Read more


Checking in
4/7/2014 9:43:52 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I'm not on here much anymore. Life has become quite busy. I had a spontaneous moment a few months back and signed up with team in training to do a h...  Read more


Get outta my way...
4/7/2014 4:45:06 AM,  15 COMMENTS

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PDXmusic has changed her name! It is now….
4/7/2014 3:43:56 AM,  2 COMMENTS

PDXMUSIC has now changed the name to Disguised BY PHAT!...  Read more


Coconut Oil = Tummy Trouble - any suggestions?
4/5/2014 5:46:18 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I've about the wonders of adding natural organic coconut oil to your diet since 2009, and have been trying to get it into my diet on and off for liter...  Read more


Got derailed, suffering the consequences
4/5/2014 2:34:01 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I had a great January and February. I lost 10 pounds and I felt so good about myself. For whatever reason, I let my dieting attitude relax over Marc...  Read more


Warm Lemon Water and Greek Yogurt
4/4/2014 6:50:17 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Lemon Water and Greek Yogurt I’ve made a lot of changes in the way I eat and drink in the past 5-6 weeks, but so far the EASIEST change was simpl...  Read more


Update on the Knee
4/4/2014 6:35:18 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Today I went into for a follow-up with the orthopedic surgeon on my knee. (As a recap: Back in December, I went ice skating and fell, twisting my knee...  Read more


April 4th 2014 Video Blog #2 What are your 5 things?
4/4/2014 3:53:15 PM,  4 COMMENTS

5 things that make you want to loose so you can gain!...  Read more


Weight Watchers
4/4/2014 11:37:15 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I went to join Weight Watchers, but when I asked about keeping track of carbs, proteins, and fats. They had no answer for me other than to say I could...  Read more


My First Video Blog. Day 1 of 1st Vblog! Get to know me!!
4/3/2014 8:45:32 PM,  7 COMMENTS

get to know me. see my first v blog. Nice to meet you comments welcome!...  Read more


How do you turn down a smoothie... Help!
4/3/2014 7:13:01 PM,  5 COMMENTS

It's no secret my husband is a great cook, and lately he's been whipping up huge fruit and yogurt smoothies every night before bed time. It's become a...  Read more


Feeling the Difference Already
4/3/2014 4:07:43 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Day 4: I have been off of my Nexium for about a week and a half. The first week was excruciating. Tums every hour only relieved the painful burni...  Read more


day 3 ish
4/3/2014 4:02:52 PM,  1 COMMENTS

This is day 3 ish of my goal for this week is to keep my calories between 1400-1600. I am focusing on the 1400 number because I think we all tend to...  Read more


I am not alone
4/3/2014 1:14:20 PM,  6 COMMENTS

The news loves to talk about weight. There are numerous articles about obesity and type 2 diabetes in our youth, numerous articles about how most adul...  Read more


Limited Food Tracking and Differentials
4/3/2014 2:36:37 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Like many of my old Spark friends, I find myself getting weird when I try to track every single thing I put in my mouth. Call me OCD if you want, but...  Read more


The Crunchy-Creamy Connection
4/3/2014 2:21:46 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Oddly enough, balancing my carbs and protein is not near as dreadful as I thought it would be. I find I actually LIKE munching on crunchy low carb-...  Read more


Day 7/66 - Zumba, cleaning, kitty
4/3/2014 1:05:32 AM,  10 COMMENTS

Boy, oh boy, did the house get cleaned today! It feels so good. I finally emptied out the giant, 100-gallon fish tank and moved it out of the way. I...  Read more


Squash...Who Knew?
4/2/2014 11:09:05 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Day 3: When I was little, my mom used to force me to eat certain foods and I grew to hate them as an adult. Maybe it's a psychological problem mo...  Read more


Stop touching it..
4/2/2014 5:43:20 PM,  5 COMMENTS

That's one of the quirky family sayings we have. 'Stop touching it..' said all sing-songy in a high pitched grating voice, usually referring to an owi...  Read more


Operation: Birthday
4/2/2014 1:19:15 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I'm pretty proud of myself today. It's not for something big, like exercising or eating a particularly good food. It's just that I logged into SparkPe...  Read more


Major set backs
4/2/2014 6:37:43 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I have been on a binge for the last four months. Its not good. I have set my self back health wise very far. I haven't gained weight. But my eating ha...  Read more


April Goals
4/2/2014 2:16:26 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Goal 1: Lose four pounds How: Do the right things right - Balance splurging at family gatherings with fitness and diligence th...  Read more


Mixed bag
4/2/2014 1:16:23 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Lowlights: Ate out twice, Burgerville (after school drama and hungry kids) and sushi (with husband overworking and kids all but skipping naps). No re...  Read more


Europe Trip -Day 13 (2014- Blog 87)
4/1/2014 10:49:23 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Winding down a really special trip. My father's health brought me back here and with my sister we have jointly created a wealth of memories of family,...  Read more


April Fools Day
4/1/2014 9:58:41 PM,  14 COMMENTS

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Focus on adding instead of taking away
4/1/2014 6:35:05 PM,  0 COMMENTS

One small change at a time! I've decided I need to cut a certain unhealthy carb source out of my life. The item that needs to go is sweetened greek yo...  Read more


And here is where the fun begins?
4/1/2014 3:44:17 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Day 2: And the problem begins again...the difficulty I always seem to have with getting myself organized, planning my menus better and keeping tr...  Read more


What are your thoughts? RMR/RMR online calculator vs and spark peoples BMR. Which do you follow?
4/1/2014 3:33:53 PM,  8 COMMENTS

When one goes to the daily reports and you look at daily calorie differential on spark people it says that I burn 2270 as my resting BMR/RMR. If I u...  Read more


5 months
4/1/2014 2:40:09 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Keeping the faith - I'm not dropping as much weight as I hoped, but... I keep increasing my exercise - longer durations, more variety, every day...  Read more


Yesterday's workout
4/1/2014 2:14:31 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Did my week 4 day 1 10k training workout yesterday. It was a tough one but I'm glad I pushed through. I ran the first mile with my dog, a loop from my...  Read more


Day 5/66 - not much happening + April
4/1/2014 12:13:18 AM,  10 COMMENTS

Work was pretty ok today. My schedule started out pretty empty and it ended fairly full, but nothing bad, no horrible emergencies. Generally speakin...  Read more


Europe Trip - Day 12 (2014 - Blog 86)
3/31/2014 10:58:32 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Wow - today was fantastic!! We rented bikes from a little place called Maison de Velo, right near the train station. The bikes are the first I have ev...  Read more


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