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  • Other incentive ideas

    1/3/2015 2:14:40 PM, by LIVINGTHESPARK

    Incentive ideas: APRIL '11: -Taylor Made Burner HT Stiff 9.5 Diver & 3W (Done) MAY '11: -PBC Golf FPC (Done) July '11: ... Read more

  • Thanks!

    12/12/2014 11:40:42 AM, by GATORJOY

    Since I received the motivator award, I have been able to return to Spark tracking with determination and consistency! Who woulda thought? It w... Read more

  • Thanks to all who visited my page!

    12/8/2014 3:08:10 PM, by GATORJOY

    My motivator of the week award is much appreciated as are all the encouraging words left on my Spark page. Especially since I am really struggli... Read more

  • Numbers are down....

    8/25/2014 7:53:55 PM, by MUSOLF6

    Had a doctor's appointment last week and found out that all my labs were great, even lost 5 lbs. He reduced my blood pressure medication... ... Read more


    7/10/2014 3:27:41 PM, by MUSOLF6

    I am just disgusted with myself. I gained a lot of weight back,I could blame it on stress. But I know I have been slacking with my exercise and l... Read more

  • Crushing

    6/10/2014 11:11:11 AM, by DACIUS

    There are few times in my life where I would say I was truly depressed. Many times I would tell you I was just being a baby about a lot of things... Read more

  • Inspiration...Two cents

    6/6/2014 11:00:15 PM, by DACIUS

    Inspiration comes from a lot of places. For me personally, I am inspired by cheesy speeches, results, and competition. These things drove me to l... Read more

  • One foot in front of the...

    6/2/2014 10:26:47 PM, by DACIUS

    Another day done. Walked with my furry team mate tonight. Walked 32 minutes, 1.85 miles. It was not hard heart rate wise. But my feet and calves ... Read more

  • Here I stand....

    6/1/2014 9:17:03 PM, by DACIUS

    Well… what an amazing long amount of time since I last came on here. Everything has changed in my life. When I Iast came on here I was 218lbs,... Read more

  • Sparking with hubby

    5/27/2014 10:50:10 AM, by MKLOMBARD333

    The past few weeks, I've been sparking with my husband. We've both been diligent about tracking our food, and squeezing in exercise whenever we ... Read more

  • time to take it easy......

    5/21/2014 6:55:06 PM, by MUSOLF6

    The doctor put me on the pasture for a couple days. I got a pinched sciatic nerve in my back. The pain is bad , going all the way down to my toes... Read more

  • New Scale

    5/20/2014 10:12:16 AM, by MKLOMBARD333

    I bought a new scale yesterday. The kind with the digital readout so you can get a true number. Whoopee, right? Except I bought it because I k... Read more

  • Losing/Maintaining w/o counting calories

    4/20/2014 6:00:07 PM, by FISHPOND7

    After about a year following the plant-strong way of eating, I can now report that this works!!! I am free!! No more counting calories; no more... Read more

  • Wii Zumba goof

    3/24/2014 7:14:28 PM, by TRACEY1004

    I got the Wii Zumba and was using it, but not doing well. Last night I turned the Wii remote right side up (it fits better in the pocket upside ... Read more

  • First cold in a long time

    3/17/2014 6:13:02 PM, by TRACEY1004

    My first cold of the school year to last more than a few days and, wouldn't ya know it, it's during Spring Break. Went in for bl... Read more

  • 1 mile dog walk for Herry's kids

    3/10/2014 7:47:47 PM, by MUSOLF6

    participated in a great charity walk this last weekend. It was a 1 mile Dog Walk for Herry's kids, which takes care of children in Hospice care a... Read more

  • Bad Bunny!

    3/3/2014 8:26:20 PM, by TRACEY1004

    One of my rabbits must've not liked my exercising here at home. He or she chewed through my Wii power adapter. Luckily they sell those separate... Read more

  • EEK! Losing this

    2/15/2014 8:34:54 PM, by TRACEY1004

    Today was not a good day. Although I did exercise, I ate HORRIBLY. (No thanks to Valentine's candy at 50% off.) Chocolate, pizza, dessert pizza... Read more

  • Spark Excitement

    1/28/2014 7:07:04 PM, by MKLOMBARD333

    Spark is exciting and fun again! I finally got my husband to re-activate his account (he had never done anything with it when he set it up... Read more

  • I needed this

    1/17/2014 12:09:41 PM, by TRACEY1004

    So, when I dropped off the exercise/healthy eating bandwagon I was under the mindset of "why not live my life happily? I can eat what I want, la... Read more

  • Today's calories

    1/15/2014 7:11:14 PM, by MKLOMBARD333

    I spend most of the day at the eye doctor with my husband. We still don't know what's wrong. Tuesday, we have an appointment with a specialist i... Read more

  • So far, so good

    1/15/2014 6:39:06 PM, by TRACEY1004

    Yeah, it's the beginning of the year and everyone is exercising. I have been consistent for two weeks now. It's usually around week four that I... Read more

  • House Cleaning

    1/11/2014 9:11:20 AM, by MKLOMBARD333

    I like house cleaning. I know that sounds weird but I do. Working with spreadsheets, budgets, and Program Managers who are clueless is exhausti... Read more

  • 2014....

    1/9/2014 9:56:22 AM, by MUSOLF6

    So far this new year has not been so great. My father-in-law, whom I love dearly was diagnosed with Pancreatic cancer and the doctor gives him ab... Read more

  • One third Plus

    1/7/2014 8:56:18 PM, by PMFISH

    Have now had 12 radiation treatments out of 30 and 2 chemo out of 5. I am experiencing relief in my lung, it no longer feels like the tumor is g... Read more

  • Stress Test

    1/6/2014 8:03:42 PM, by TRACEY1004

    Took a stress test today after the scare on Dec. 16. Doc says heart looks fine, stress test looks fine. Just need to get BP down. I know this ... Read more

  • Wii Bingo Board

    1/1/2014 10:07:48 AM, by TRACEY1004

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  • Lymphatic massage

    12/29/2013 1:39:29 PM, by PMFISH

    Stepped on the scales Friday and was up 6 pounds, all fluid in my ankles mostly. So my daughter and her friend came up last evening and drained ... Read more

  • Finally a Plan for the Tumor

    12/18/2013 2:57:00 PM, by PMFISH

    Surgery is out, the tumor is too large. Trying to remove it would damage my airway. I start radiation tomorrow and chemo Friday. The tumor ... Read more

  • Snowman in 84 degree weather

    12/7/2013 3:09:07 PM, by PMFISH

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  • Pet Scan Report

    12/3/2013 7:08:28 PM, by PMFISH

    Well, I saw the oncologist and the pet scan today. Very interesting, but not real encouraging. Good news it has not spread to any part of my bo... Read more

  • Onocologist Visit Today

    11/22/2013 7:40:55 PM, by PMFISH

    I learned quite a bit from this young man today. Apparently there are several types of lung cancer, so we have to identify exactly what type I h... Read more

  • Getting motivated.....

    11/17/2013 5:52:37 PM, by MUSOLF6

    Over the last couple months my weight has been sneaking back up . But I am back on track now, I read an article in a magazine to drink 2 cups of ... Read more

  • Report from John Hopkins - Not Good

    11/14/2013 10:52:11 PM, by PMFISH

    My lung Dr. called at 6:30 this evening to let me know they had heard back from John Hopkins and they found cancer cells in the Needle Biopsy. H... Read more

  • Results of Needle Biopsy

    11/9/2013 6:12:44 PM, by PMFISH

    Took most of yesterday afternoon to find out there were no cancerous cells found. They ran the test twice and forwarded them to John Hopkins for... Read more

  • Cat Scan Needle Biopsy DONE!

    11/4/2013 7:47:19 PM, by PMFISH

    Interesting procedure. They use the IV drugs that put you in the "twilight state", where the patient is relaxed and "sleepy", able to follow ins... Read more

  • Cat Scan Needle Biopsy

    11/1/2013 11:21:48 AM, by PMFISH

    It was scheduled for yesterday and at the last minute they called, said they did not have everything they needed, it would be postponed until Mon... Read more

  • Tumor Update

    10/24/2013 9:51:04 AM, by PMFISH

    Was at the lung Dr. yesterday, did a breathing test and then saw him. He said the next step is a cat scan needle biopsy. I was a bit anxious ab... Read more

  • Getting back on track...

    10/20/2013 5:22:08 PM, by MUSOLF6

    I have been slacking a lot lately. First my son came home on leave and we have been going out to eat a lot and I haven't been exercising . And no... Read more

  • Good News

    10/16/2013 11:30:34 AM, by PMFISH

    The tumors are benign! Did not get a chance to speak with lung Dr., but I go in on the 23rd for a breathing test and then I will talk to him. A... Read more

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