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  • Down 1

    11/22/2017 12:00:52 AM, by MARABOU

    The longest journey starts with but a single step!... Read more

  • New plan...worth a shot!

    11/21/2017 6:35:51 AM, by MARABOU

    Well, the weekly blogs don't seem to be working out so well , so I thought I'll post whenever I lose 1lb, that's the min goal I can set to let m... Read more

  • Week 4

    10/8/2017 2:02:51 AM, by MARABOU

    Hulloo there,fell off ,cant believe 80 days have gone by,almost 3months,could have used them but could'v should'v wish had is not me, I look ahea... Read more

  • 46

    9/16/2017 9:00:07 AM, by DEPOTMODE

    I'm turning 46 years old on Monday. I feel double that, at least physically. I'm still fighting against my body. And to add to the ongoing back p... Read more

  • Week 3

    7/20/2017 9:42:22 PM, by MARABOU

    Umm well errr ahem! Nothing to write home about, which would be a good way to sum up week 3. Note to self: there's always a week 4 Keep at it 😉�... Read more

  • Not Just Weight.....Health

    7/14/2017 3:03:39 PM, by GETFITNLEAN

    It's always with good intentions when I return to the SparkPeople site to jump back into an exercise routine and take considerable care with my c... Read more

  • Week 2

    7/13/2017 12:48:13 AM, by MARABOU

    Finished week 2 with a loss of another 2 lbs despite two slipups .On days 5 and 6 I was emotionally high strung and that led to craving bigger... Read more

  • Week 1 (sticking with it)

    7/6/2017 4:51:37 AM, by MARABOU

    Recently I read through all blogs of a truly inspirational fellow sparker (missdorkness) and thought to try this great idea of weekly blog posts.... Read more

  • Another All Green Day!

    6/25/2017 9:02:28 PM, by SLDJUST4ME

    The weather was GREAT today. I took advantage of it.... Read more

  • One Day at a Tine

    6/18/2017 9:52:32 PM, by SLDJUST4ME

    Today is the first day in a while that I'm all green.... Read more

  • Need info please

    5/18/2017 10:54:18 AM, by WONDERWOMAN806

    Does anyone know of a good website for someone with corn product allergies? I'm having to change my diet and I'd like to find substitutes in plac... Read more

  • Gotta Love the Doctor

    5/10/2017 10:02:59 PM, by SLDJUST4ME

    Nothing like a visit to the doctor to bring on reality. Actually all I did was get my blood drawn in preparation for my visit to the doctor. My... Read more

  • THRIVE...

    4/25/2017 10:18:23 AM, by WONDERWOMAN806

    Hi all... well today is my very first day to try thri... Read more

  • Starting over

    4/22/2017 10:08:42 AM, by DEPOTMODE

    Well, I've now had another round of three epidural steroid injections in my lower back (L5-S1), and it's just been in the last week and a half I'... Read more

  • Crazy week

    4/5/2017 12:02:43 PM, by VIVIANLEE5689

    We went to see my daughter in Bloomington, IN this weekend and had a really good time. When we got back we found out Monday our buyers backed ou... Read more

  • Maxiclimber

    4/4/2017 8:36:56 AM, by WONDERWOMAN806

    Anyone out there ever try a maxiclimber? I purchased one and I'm interested in feed back about it. 😁... Read more

  • House sold

    3/30/2017 10:30:37 AM, by VIVIANLEE5689

    Yesterday was absolutely amazing. We put the house on the market and 25 minutes later we had a full price offer with no contingencies. So we si... Read more

  • Putting house on market

    3/29/2017 10:56:42 AM, by VIVIANLEE5689

    Well I have been getting a lot of exercise this last week trying to get my house ready to put on the market. Well today is the day and I hope it... Read more

  • Stupid allergies

    3/20/2017 10:09:34 AM, by VIVIANLEE5689

    I have many allergies and they are flaring up badly right now. I have no voice and just feel drained. I still made myself dance this weekend, b... Read more

  • I decided to get up and make myself feel better..

    3/17/2017 4:17:45 PM, by WONDERWOMAN806

    So I took a selfie of my before and after. 🤔🤔... Read more

  • Frustrated.

    3/17/2017 12:51:55 PM, by WONDERWOMAN806

    I'm having a really hard time eating solid foods. I ate soup last night and oh man did i pay for it in the middle of the night. I thought I was h... Read more

  • One month

    3/14/2017 2:37:57 PM, by VIVIANLEE5689

    Well I have been on this journey for one month now. I have lost 16 pounds and greatly increased my step count. Last week I averaged 13000 steps... Read more

  • So glad to see the sun

    3/8/2017 11:54:52 AM, by VIVIANLEE5689

    It is such a pretty day outside (except the wind). It is so much easier to feel motivated when the sun is shining and you can envision yourself ... Read more

  • Finally exercised

    3/6/2017 9:35:26 AM, by VIVIANLEE5689

    I did approximately 3 hours of dancing this weekend and a bike ride with my husband. I have been hesitant to do much because my body took a beat... Read more

  • Day 15 10 pounds down

    3/1/2017 8:12:34 AM, by VIVIANLEE5689

    Well I have made it two weeks. I really need to find the stamina to work out. I used to work out all the time, but it seems after I work all da... Read more

  • Still moving forward

    2/28/2017 3:00:16 PM, by VIVIANLEE5689

    I had my 14 day spark streak today. I am really trying to make new habits. It's hard sometimes watching others eating, but most of the time I j... Read more

  • It's a happy Monday

    2/27/2017 10:32:59 AM, by VIVIANLEE5689

    As of this morning I have lost 10 pounds since I started logging my food and increasing my exercise. I bought a bike yesterday since my husband ... Read more

  • Time for motivation

    2/24/2017 8:33:57 AM, by VIVIANLEE5689

    It has been a busy week, but I have managed to stay on the bandwagon. I know that it's hard for non obese people to understand that people can b... Read more

  • My son's 22nd birthday dinner

    2/21/2017 11:49:44 AM, by VIVIANLEE5689

    My first real challenge is this evening. My youngest turns 22 today and he wants Red Lobster for dinner. I have went through their menu and alr... Read more

  • Still trucking

    2/20/2017 12:47:42 PM, by VIVIANLEE5689

    I have gotten over the caffeine withdrawals now and I have been drinking plenty of fluids. I did quite well on my calories this weekend and feel... Read more

  • First weekend of dieting

    2/18/2017 5:26:48 PM, by VIVIANLEE5689

    Today is a day that typically I over indulge but today I am being more disciplined as my body does need or want all that junk. Mainly I stress ea... Read more

  • Winning on the third day

    2/17/2017 11:15:39 AM, by VIVIANLEE5689

    I am doing really well keeping my calories down and I have increased my walking. This weekend the plan is to go back to the gym. I am ready to ... Read more

  • Day 2 of the journey

    2/16/2017 11:41:29 AM, by VIVIANLEE5689

    Yesterday went well for me on my first day of the journey. Probably the hardest thing I am giving up it soda (well all carbonated beverages). I... Read more

  • Starting over

    2/15/2017 11:22:43 AM, by VIVIANLEE5689

    Well I have come to that time in my life where I am in a place I can make changes again. I am sorry to say over the last few years I gained all ... Read more

  • New week...thank goodness!

    2/5/2017 10:56:23 AM, by SLDJUST4ME

    Last week was rough. Time was running thin so I didn't get to my classes like I wanted. I did extra walking on my lunch hour but it wasn't enou... Read more

  • 2017

    1/17/2017 5:58:09 AM, by NATHELESS

    Time to get back into exercising as close to daily as possible. That's my main goal for this year, and beyond. Last year was about heal... Read more

  • Time for change

    1/16/2017 12:27:24 PM, by DEPOTMODE

    Starting over from a different place. I re-injured my back in November, and have had another round of oral steroids. Also more muscle relaxers, a... Read more

  • Time for change

    1/16/2017 12:27:23 PM, by DEPOTMODE

    Starting over from a different place. I re-injured my back in November, and have had another round of oral steroids. Also more muscle relaxers, a... Read more

  • Whew!

    1/11/2017 11:25:56 PM, by SLDJUST4ME

    I've gone to a few kettlebell workouts before and was surprised by how the muscle fatigue sneaks up on you. That said, it's a great workout and ... Read more

  • Mind Over Matter

    12/30/2016 8:31:48 PM, by SLDJUST4ME

    I read something today that said one of the reasons I could be losing the battle of the budge despite exercising and watching what I eat could be... Read more

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