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  • Fitness doesn't have to be expensive

    10/23/2014 11:45:14 AM, by SAILOR64

    Hey Everyone, I have to admit something. I am one of the most frugal people you will probably ever meet. Some call me cheap, some don't cal... Read more

  • The Scale is NOT your Friend

    10/22/2014 12:04:54 PM, by SAILOR64

    Hey Everyone, I was reading in different chat rooms on SparkPeople today and saw the same issue over and over again, WEIGHT. I don't ... Read more

  • The Stress Challenge

    10/21/2014 12:20:34 PM, by SAILOR64

    Hey Everyone, So, I started this new SparkPeople Challenge to reduce stress in my life. The first thing they have you do in Week 1 is take ... Read more

  • Turning back the clock

    10/18/2014 9:37:34 AM, by SAILOR64

    Hey Everyone, I was asked the other day what I meant by "turning back the clock." I have that phrase posted at the top of my SparkPage, it'... Read more

  • Just Do It!!!

    10/17/2014 3:23:57 PM, by SAILOR64

    Hey Everyone, We all have those days when we don't feel like working out, and you know, that's okay. It's alright to feel like skipping a w... Read more

  • Variety is the Spice of Workouts

    10/14/2014 12:32:49 PM, by SAILOR64

    Hey Everyone, All this month I have been writing about The mental aspect of being successful when developing a new healthy lifestyle. Notic... Read more

  • Work out for the Seasons

    10/13/2014 12:18:30 PM, by SAILOR64

    Hey Everyone, I responded to a question from a guy about staying motivated all year long. He was having trouble keeping up with his lifesty... Read more

  • Free Yourself from your Trash

    10/10/2014 11:43:10 AM, by SAILOR64

    Hey Everyone, Read a great Sparkpeople article today about getting organized, which fits right into my theme for the month of October about... Read more

  • Mental Success

    10/3/2014 11:28:42 AM, by SAILOR64

    Hey Everyone, Sometimes I have a hard time thinking of a title for my articles, today is one of those days. Just a couple of notes before I... Read more

  • Steps

    9/26/2014 1:27:23 PM, by LANAENAE

    I plan very well. I can make lists, fill in calendars, shop for needed items, and even start strong. Problem is, I get sick and injured. Every... Read more

  • Hi Everybody!!!

    9/26/2014 12:18:03 AM, by HELLOKITTY127

    Well I don't have any good news to report especially to say that I am so happy there was no hurricanes come our way. My family and I did a lot o... Read more

  • Quit that Stinkin' Thinkin'

    9/25/2014 3:38:40 PM, by SAILOR64

    Hey Everyone, Today I would like to spend a few minutes on ATTITUDE. When I was a teen-ager I had a summer job at a swim & tennis club. A f... Read more

  • Make a Game of It

    9/23/2014 4:21:53 PM, by SAILOR64

    Hey Eveyone, The way I see it, being successful on SparkPeople is using every tool available to it's utmost. This is why I decided to do th... Read more

  • A Great Night's Sleep

    9/16/2014 10:59:21 AM, by SAILOR64

    Hey Everyone, Today I wanted to remind you to neve underestimate the importance of a good night's sleep when trying to lose weight. Today o... Read more

  • Almost 2 months later...

    9/15/2014 7:55:05 PM, by LEORAJO

    My last post was July 21 when my mom was released from the hospital after her cancer surgery. Who could have known that she would return to the h... Read more

  • Body Test

    9/11/2014 9:43:03 AM, by BUBBLEGUM_FAIRY

    For the Sunny gal challenge this week in one of my teams, we are to go to this website which tells you your body fat percentage and then to blog.... Read more

  • Cautiously Optimistic

    9/4/2014 9:32:00 AM, by KELLYIM

    Last night when Jason and I were driving home from pub trivia (1st!), I commented to him that right at that moment, my shoulder wasn't hurting. ... Read more

  • Sunny Gal Pledge

    9/1/2014 9:55:31 PM, by BUBBLEGUM_FAIRY

    Goals: * I will do yoga/meditation at least 3 days a week each morning. * I will drink 8 glasses of water everyday. * I will exercise ... Read more

  • Results

    8/25/2014 10:41:47 AM, by KELLYIM

    And the MRI result is - there's no injury. Wah wah. I went to my PA on Friday and he told me that the MRI definitely shows inflammation, an... Read more

  • MRI

    8/19/2014 1:20:45 PM, by KELLYIM

    Had my MRI this morning. Afterward I was wondering if experienced MRI techs know enough to read and interpret what's on the screen? My tech was... Read more

  • Hello My Friends at Sparkpeople!!

    8/19/2014 11:37:07 AM, by HELLOKITTY127

    I'm so sorry I haven't been on here since back in June everything is doing well. I'm still swimming but on Aug. 24, 2014 they will be closing the... Read more

  • Short vent 8/7/14

    8/7/2014 11:59:31 AM, by HEATHHILL

    I don't understand why the girls Sydney is hanging out with at dance have to be so mean. She gets in the car last night and bursts out crying be... Read more

  • Atrophy

    8/7/2014 10:10:43 AM, by KELLYIM

    I saw my orthopedic PA this morning and we agreed that I should get an MRI. He asked if it shows some fraying or tearing if I would be open to h... Read more

  • Limiting Factors

    8/1/2014 1:48:06 PM, by KELLYIM

    My spirit is willing, but my flesh is weak. Yesterday I did a PiYo workout called "Sweat", which, yes, that's what you do. I felt fabulous doin... Read more

  • Keep On Keeping On

    7/30/2014 10:48:59 AM, by KELLYIM

    So my shoulder is still wonky. I started doing PiYo a few weeks ago and am really enjoying the short but intense workouts. However, I've discov... Read more

  • Prayers Are Being Felt

    7/21/2014 4:07:24 PM, by LEORAJO

    Being a caregiver for a sick parent is unbelievably hard. I am still trying to "wrap my head around" the fact that my mom has cancer. Spending a ... Read more

  • Thoughts for a Thursday

    7/17/2014 10:01:18 AM, by HEATHHILL

    I need to blog more! I find it cathartic to write my thoughts and emotions. I'm feeling a tad freaked out by the purchase of the company I ... Read more

  • PiYo Highs and Lows

    7/17/2014 9:52:33 AM, by KELLYIM

    It's been bit more than a week since I started PiYo and I thought I would give a little update. First of all, I'm really enjoying the program ov... Read more

  • I've missed you Spark Friends

    7/12/2014 9:17:38 PM, by LEORAJO

    It has been almost a month since my last blog. As I write this I am in my mom's hospital room. She was diagnosed with stomach cancer about a mont... Read more

  • Thought of the day 7.12.14

    7/12/2014 4:20:39 PM, by ACTIVE_AT_60

    What has happened. I went through all my spark friends and noticed none seem to update their status any more. Does that mean that they just don't... Read more

  • Starting A Challenge and Office Improvements

    7/8/2014 5:57:08 PM, by KELLYIM

    No, the improvement isn't that there's less junk food in the office. However, today I got an office again! I figured since I moaned about not h... Read more

  • Struggle At the Office

    7/3/2014 1:03:33 PM, by KELLYIM

    Our office used to consist of me, my boss and our assistant. We also had a junior associate periodically. So there were 3 or 4 of us and we had... Read more

  • PiYo

    6/25/2014 3:51:46 PM, by KELLYIM

    Yesterday, I ordered PiYo from beachbody.com, fine purveyors of such products as P90X and Insanity. One of my online knitter friends is a... Read more

  • Summer Scavenger Hunt

    6/23/2014 11:32:59 PM, by ALLTHNGSPOSSBLE

    One of the teams I am on decided to have a scavenger hunt. There were 25 items we needed to find over the weekend and following are the items I ... Read more

  • State of the Shoulder

    6/18/2014 10:22:39 AM, by KELLYIM

    I won't lie, I'm a little down. I joined a 3-week challenge that started last week, and despite the allure of points and knitting-related prizes... Read more

  • It Was A Good Week And A Not So Good Week

    6/15/2014 5:56:01 PM, by LEORAJO

    My last blog was about being out of a routine and how I was dealing (or not dealing with it) well. I traveled to my parents home to spend a few d... Read more

  • First June Blog

    6/9/2014 10:53:42 AM, by LEORAJO

    Wow it is June 9 today and this is my first blog. I have been away from for over a week now. Went on a Cardinal's baseball journey and saw 4 base... Read more

  • Hi Everybody!!!

    6/5/2014 7:44:50 PM, by HELLOKITTY127

    Hi Everybody I hope everybody is doing great!! I'm sorry I haven't been doing my blog lately. Anyway, I got great news to tell you this coming Sa... Read more

  • Second Place!

    5/29/2014 3:36:45 PM, by KELLYIM

    First of all, we're back from St. John and I'm a little depressed about that just generally. Although I am happy my eyes are getting back to nor... Read more

  • Maya Angelou

    5/29/2014 10:20:47 AM, by LEORAJO

    Maya Angelou is an angel now. I have always been inspired by her story. Her quotes are filled with hope, peace and love and resonate deep within ... Read more

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