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  • Reflection on a Binge

    5/21/2016 5:33:46 AM, by MSDIXIE9

    So I spent the last 2 days with my best friend Krysta. Her two daughters Lex & Lily are my goddaughters. She and I are like sisters... Read more

  • Changing my tune a bit

    5/17/2016 12:39:26 AM, by MSDIXIE9

    Today was my weigh in/measurements for the last 2 weeks. I was disappointed in myself and have no one but myself t... Read more

  • Breathe and smile :)

    5/11/2016 3:16:38 AM, by MSDIXIE9

    When the scale is moving down by only .4 I have to remember to back up and breathe. Then smile because at least the scale is going in the right d... Read more

  • Cranberry orange kick!

    5/4/2016 4:23:37 PM, by MSDIXIE9

    Added some new arm exercises with dumbbells this morning and I'm feeling it....in a good way! Will take my walk later this afterno... Read more

  • Non-scale victories

    5/3/2016 11:36:14 PM, by MSDIXIE9

    Since I backtracked a bit I've decided to breathe and look at the non-scale goals I have met. My overall goal list is long, so I will only list t... Read more

  • Thanks for the many birthday wishes!

    4/7/2016 5:41:48 PM, by GATORJOY

    Thank each one of you that wished me a Happy Birthday! I did have a great birthday, however, I did eat out too much... But at least ... Read more

  • Getting discouraged....

    3/29/2016 6:01:01 PM, by MUSOLF6

    I am getting discouraged, I gained so much weight recently,it depresses me. I had to stop working due to knee problems. I have to have a right kn... Read more

  • Updates

    1/7/2016 5:58:31 PM, by GATORJOY

    It has been a while since I posted a blog. I have gained 10 pounds but I am at a holding point and I am determined to drop this extra 10 pounds ... Read more

  • The road..............

    4/19/2015 12:12:01 PM, by STEELERSFORLIFE

    I've lost 67 lbs since Nov. 15th 2014.It doesn't seem to be enough weight,I still have a long way to go.I feel like Its a race against time issue... Read more

  • Trying

    4/5/2015 6:29:38 PM, by MUSOLF6

    It has been a while since my last blog. But I have been so busy with work and now I started school on top of work and everything else. If everyth... Read more

  • Thanks!

    4/1/2015 6:14:31 PM, by GATORJOY

    I just wanted to thank everyone for stopping by my Spark page and leaving a birthday wish! I wish you success with your Spark goals ! ... Read more

  • Proud of myself!

    3/22/2015 7:38:57 PM, by MKLOMBARD333

    Like so many of us, I eat when I'm bored. And it's mindless, too. No portion control; just stick my hand in that bag of chips! Today, I go... Read more

  • 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

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