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  • disappointed

    12/16/2014 6:37:59 PM, by CAT7163

    Today walked 1.5 miles at wannamaker park and was still short of steps for the day. Also according to the fit test I walk too slow. I guess that ... Read more

  • tracker

    12/14/2014 1:22:50 AM, by CAT7163

    Just got tracker Tuesday. Is there a way to see on phone? Looks like I have to do at least 30 minutes a day of exercise to make steps or points.... Read more

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    Upate. PCOS. Vitamins.

    12/9/2014 1:48:34 PM, by LARAESTAR

    It's been a while! But I am very happy to be back. For a while I did not want to post in-depth as to why I went MIA from SparkPeople, but when I ... Read more

  • staying on track

    12/8/2014 7:03:13 PM, by CAT7163

    I have been doing well with dvds at home. doing about 5 days a week did notice I lost 1 pound. try to find information on working out with dog, m... Read more

  • Small goals.

    12/8/2014 5:06:11 PM, by LARAESTAR

    I issued a challenge for myself: All water, All day. I succeeded. YAY to small victories! ... Read more

  • Really?? For crying out loud!

    11/30/2014 8:49:43 AM, by CAR0LINA63

    Apparently my starting weight was wrong.. either that or i gained 6 pounds (not possible). This morning I was so excited to weigh.. until i saw ... Read more

  • Thanksgiving Survived

    11/29/2014 8:50:58 AM, by CAR0LINA63

    Made it through Thanksgiving without too much damage. I did allow myself a few bites of naughty food, so I didn't feel totally deprived. Someon... Read more

  • Week one

    11/26/2014 11:24:03 AM, by CAR0LINA63

    So far pretty good. I'm finding that I'm a little irritable but that bothers my DH more than me. Joined Planet Fitness- have t... Read more

  • Long time no see!

    10/24/2014 2:25:02 PM, by LARAESTAR

    Hi Sparkfriends! Fall is here and the weather is beautiful. I thought I was going to go crazy if I had to be stuck inside due... Read more

  • 1 Year Back on Spark

    9/29/2014 8:43:20 AM, by SANDISOCAROLINA

    I'm very happy.......and VERY grateful. All went smoothly on the sale and closing of our home, and the 5-day trip from Arizona to South Carolina ... Read more

  • Vacation

    8/18/2014 3:47:02 PM, by IAMLION

    Vacation is the ONLY time this night owl doesn't mind getting up early. There is so much to see and do that it seems I just have to get up. We j... Read more

  • We now have an empty nest

    7/21/2014 8:50:10 PM, by IAMLION

    Our daughter and son-in-law left for Ohio this morning. He is stationed there with the Air Force. I am excited for them to begin their life tog... Read more

  • Sometimes it's my fault.

    7/17/2014 9:48:19 AM, by LARAESTAR

    Over this week I have felt defeated. I looked in the mirror and did not rec... Read more

  • Whole 30 Challenge - Day 3

    7/15/2014 12:53:27 PM, by DREAMTREE

    OK, last night (day 2 without sugar) was HARD. Cannot lie...if I'd seen an old lady holding a bunch of chocolate, I might have knocked her over ... Read more

  • Today was an extremely hard day

    7/14/2014 9:32:01 PM, by IAMLION

    This morning started off good and then I got out of bed My stomach started hurting but seemed to level out by the time I got to wo... Read more

  • Whole 30 Challenge - Day 2

    7/14/2014 9:28:55 AM, by DREAMTREE

    This is a big reset for me! Doing the Whole 30 Challenge now. Have been moving towards eating more paleo style for a while now and I'm gluten i... Read more

  • Tried on an old pair of jeans

    7/11/2014 1:37:11 PM, by IAMLION

    I decided to try on a pair of jeans that I haven't been able to pull on past my thighs. I put in my first leg and thought, hey I might me able t... Read more

  • Third week is finished

    7/10/2014 12:56:27 PM, by IAMLION

    I have completed three weeks (2 classes per week) of boot camp. I'm still hanging in there. What I have discovered so far... 1... Read more

  • Cymbalta Withdrawal Week 2

    7/9/2014 6:46:58 PM, by FATJAIL

    have taken 60 mg of the antidepressant Cymbalta for for the last 10 years. In February, feeling depressed and unable to motivate myself to get ... Read more

  • Listen to your body.

    7/9/2014 6:12:18 PM, by LARAESTAR

    Birth Control. The closest thing to a 'cure.' The estrogen birth cont... Read more

  • I'm still sticking with boot camp

    7/2/2014 9:16:43 PM, by IAMLION

    I made it boot camp today with a more positive attitude. It was still hard, I had to take a short walk break on our warm up jog to the stop sign... Read more

  • Boot camp class #3

    7/1/2014 4:30:39 PM, by IAMLION

    I was ready to quit! I was done and the fork in my back was sliding right out of me because I was so overdone! I sucked it up and stayed the who... Read more

  • Walking Mood

    6/27/2014 1:53:31 PM, by FATJAIL

    I have noticed that nearly every day I am logging a ten for mood. I typically have a difficult time with depression - so feeling good is a big de... Read more

  • Emotional eating.

    6/25/2014 7:09:20 PM, by LARAESTAR

    I could not have been more proud of myself last night! I made juicy bake... Read more

  • PCOS

    6/24/2014 11:54:35 AM, by LARAESTAR

    PCOS. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. Male patterned baldness. Body ... Read more

  • Bootcamp is an experience

    6/24/2014 9:38:26 AM, by IAMLION

    I went to a free boot camp class, yesterday, and it was an experience. I think it was fun but I'm not real sure. It may have been that I was ju... Read more

  • Smoking.

    6/16/2014 9:30:38 PM, by LARAESTAR

    This little gadget here is an E-Cigarette. No tar, fiberglass, acetone,... Read more

  • It's all about you!

    6/14/2014 9:10:14 PM, by LARAESTAR

    It is so important to ... Read more

  • A New Kind of Craving

    6/11/2014 1:11:05 AM, by FATJAIL

    I have longed for this feeling. I tried to will it to come to me, but I just lacked the "Spark." I even went to a therapist to see if she could h... Read more

  • Boeing on the Move

    6/4/2014 10:06:24 PM, by FATJAIL

    Every year Boeing challenges its employees to a fitness challenge. They mail out step trackers to participating employees and offer gift cards as... Read more

  • Back into the workout routine

    5/6/2014 8:58:25 PM, by MARJORIEWRIGHT

    I'm back into the workout routine. I've been doing well and getting between 10,000 and 19,000 steps for the last 2-3 weeks. It's great because I'... Read more

  • Still trying

    4/22/2014 8:17:01 AM, by BEACHBUMDOUG

    Been at this a long time, I am still trying but not seeing much results. I think its because I get depressed easily and then just give up. Was ho... Read more

  • Going to a Wedding

    4/8/2014 8:20:45 AM, by HAPPYDAWNM

    So my biggest challenge so far during this journey.... a big wedding with rehearsal dinner, breakfasts and the reception just a few food related ... Read more

  • March was awesome!!!

    4/2/2014 12:15:21 PM, by IAMLION

    I did some form of exercise of at least 30 minutes or more every day! That's a first for me I am excited about that. I lost som... Read more

  • Stressed

    4/2/2014 10:41:43 AM, by HAPPYDAWNM

    Feeling a bit stressed this week which is a challenge to my healthier life plan. I am working on ways to push through the stress without eating.... Read more

  • Bought a small rowing machine

    3/30/2014 11:35:37 AM, by DREAMTREE

    Got the Stamina Body Trac Glider 1050 Rowing Machine delivered and will be setting it up today so I can get started rowing. www.a... Read more

  • Note to Self - Quit while you're ahead

    3/27/2014 8:53:06 PM, by HAPPYDAWNM

    So today started off well. Went to Curves as usual and had a good workout. Then had a dress fitting in my bridesmaid's dress for my brother's u... Read more

  • little personal victories that will add up in the long run

    3/27/2014 8:14:34 AM, by DREAMTREE

    I'm still new to making positive changes for my health and for my life and I always feel like I want to do so much all at once and that NEVER wor... Read more

  • UGH that "fat" feeling

    3/26/2014 10:09:52 AM, by HAPPYDAWNM

    Woke up this morning with that "fat" feeling. I hate when I feel that way, low energy and just blah. I took the kids to school a... Read more

  • Finally Good Blood Work

    3/24/2014 7:39:05 PM, by HAPPYDAWNM

    Had a dr appt. today and although I was a bit nervous it turned out better than I could have imagined. My Cholesterol went down more than 20 poi... Read more

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