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  • Burn to earn

    11/23/2017 10:03:50 AM, by HOLLY61FIRE

    Read a spark people article this morning(couldn't sleep) about burning calories to be able to eat more on thanksgiving. I got up and got on the ... Read more

  • UPDATE: Stage IV breast cancer diagnosis and well-laid plans

    11/20/2017 10:23:28 PM, by ODDBELLE2011

    These are my 2017 Goals: be healthy @160# (goal for 2017 is 190#), clean/fix house until it's fully "home", keep entering StepBets (and winning!)... Read more

  • Small Goals

    11/15/2017 5:38:24 PM, by SHORTCAKE48

    o.k. I have lollygagged (a good ole Southern term) around long enough. Time to get motivated and in high gear. I have been counting calories an... Read more

  • Thanksgiving Around the Corner

    11/15/2017 9:14:25 AM, by JANNY316

    With Thanksgiving around the corner, I thought I would reflect on this year now. Dealing with my father's passing last year is still on going th... Read more

  • One week on this journey!

    11/10/2017 11:49:23 PM, by MSNANAM

    Well one week down! I lost 1.5 pounds. Not much, but better than gaining! I can't wait for 6 months to go by and see what all I have achieved. Wi... Read more

  • Feeling energized.

    11/9/2017 11:17:02 AM, by MSNANAM

    Today I woke up early, which is unlike me. I usually get up about 5:15 a.m. I keep my grandbabies and that's the time they come. I usually put th... Read more

  • Small Steps, Obtainable Goals

    11/7/2017 1:50:27 PM, by SALLYLEE84

    So it’s been a while, I’m at my highest weight ever, again. But you know what? That’s not gonna get me down, I am going to make this my year. Ev... Read more

  • Day 2 on this Journey.

    11/6/2017 12:08:09 AM, by MSNANAM

    Well, today started off great. Then I went to a wedding. I fell off the band wagon. I couldn't pass up the sweets!! I have to get better about th... Read more

  • WOW long time no blog

    11/5/2017 1:00:36 AM, by CHRISTI1004

    Well it has been a long time since I have been on here. I am again on a weight loss journey .. At my heaviest 245 in 11/2015 until now down to 20... Read more

  • Fell off

    11/1/2017 2:14:46 PM, by HOLLY61FIRE

    With the Great vacations I had this year I kinda forgot about what I was eating and having too much fun to exercise. Here I am putting weight ba... Read more

  • November 1st Already?

    11/1/2017 9:11:30 AM, by FREYASKITTY

    Well, we're officially into the holiday season. Hope everyone had a fun Halloween! So last night I indulged in McDonald's. Although I went over... Read more

  • So Here I am Again!

    10/31/2017 8:55:59 AM, by FREYASKITTY

    Yup, I'm back...again! It's been too long since I've worried about my weight. Unfortunately, I've gained back what I lost and a bit more. Hate th... Read more

  • fun

    10/29/2017 4:05:55 PM, by CCAPTWIFE1945

    Today has been busy and invograting. I have been helping by daughter move boxes all day long because she is moving and even at 70 I really enjo... Read more

  • Motivation

    10/28/2017 12:48:48 PM, by CCAPTWIFE1945

    Motivation is a difficult and it is easy to be motivated we you first start. It is after you have been after it awhile that it gets harder and h... Read more

  • Heading into Winter

    10/27/2017 10:04:47 AM, by SHORTCAKE48

    Well, I am officially a full fledged member of the "fell off" club. But I will never, never, never, give up trying to get this weight off. My p... Read more

  • LOVE....

    10/26/2017 10:05:28 AM, by FOLLYBEACHKELLY

    There is nothing more essential to our lives than love.  We can not feel complete if we have no love in our lives.  Love can be romantic or plato... Read more

  • How Trauma Lodges in the Body

    10/25/2017 7:27:17 AM, by FOLLYBEACHKELLY

    Tune into your inner experience today. Particularly in moments of unpleasantness or difficulty. Notice what happens when you simply observe your ... Read more

  • The Wisdom of the Animals

    10/24/2017 11:36:07 AM, by FOLLYBEACHKELLY

    Today, notice how an animal in your life is teaching you about healing. Even if you don't have a pet, what do wild birds or animals around you ha... Read more

  • Be Nice...

    10/23/2017 8:58:30 AM, by FOLLYBEACHKELLY

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  • Another week

    10/13/2017 8:29:55 PM, by HOLLY61FIRE

    Didn't loose anything this week but didn't gain any either... Read more

  • Gaining steam

    10/12/2017 6:54:58 AM, by MINIVIL

    What is it about me that feels I have to hurry his weight loss? This frantic impatience gnaws at me daily...my progress seems too slow. But thi... Read more

  • Meh

    10/10/2017 9:40:38 AM, by MINIVIL

    I'm not going to pretend to be upbeat right now. I'm not. I'm angry with myself for reverting to old habits.........after losing so much weight... Read more

  • Still going

    10/8/2017 10:13:31 PM, by HOLLY61FIRE

    Didn't let the rain stop me. Hopped on the bike this morning and did 14.5 miles in 1 hour. Felt GREAT!!... Read more

  • Feeling good

    10/7/2017 8:46:11 AM, by HOLLY61FIRE

    So it's been one week of really concentrating on getting back on track. It has been working out good. I forgot how good I feel after exercising ... Read more

  • Getting back on track

    10/2/2017 9:49:28 AM, by HOLLY61FIRE

    With 3 vacations in a 7 week period I put on 10 lbs. My fiancee started a new job today and leaves the house an hour before I usually wake up. I... Read more


    10/1/2017 5:52:02 PM, by FATNOMORE2017

    Another Sunday, another weigh-in, another .8th of a pound, but as i've said before, it is a loss so I will take it! A new month has begun to... Read more

  • Day 2 of the New Streak

    9/25/2017 5:53:38 PM, by DONDAIN

    Got up today and took the dogs to the vet for their annual checkup and shots. They did great and are healthy. Harley Quinn even lost some weight ... Read more

  • Doing It Right

    9/25/2017 4:17:59 PM, by HYPERKITTY

    I am trying to focus on changing the unhealthy ways I am doing in my life right now. I want a healthy body and mind so I know I have to make cha... Read more

  • Alas The Streak Has Ended

    9/24/2017 8:26:43 PM, by DONDAIN

    I made it to 91 days of logging in. I was sick yesterday and did not do much of anything, I forgot to log in. Today is the first day of a new str... Read more


    9/24/2017 4:35:40 PM, by FATNOMORE2017



    9/19/2017 4:08:05 PM, by FATNOMORE2017

    I went grocery shopping and came home without any cake!!!! Not even a single serve piece to celebrate the day! Its okay though, because, I don't ... Read more

  • Light-bulb moment

    9/16/2017 2:33:10 PM, by SMIILINGMERMAID

    When the hurricane set in I had a lot of idle time on my hands, still no power in Naples Florida at home but I am in Ft Lauderdale so I can hang ... Read more

  • day 83

    9/14/2017 8:35:03 PM, by DONDAIN

    Almost 3 months straight. I'm dealing with some things right now so I may not be on here for any length of time. I want to keep my streak alive b... Read more

  • Get up and get moving,,

    9/13/2017 8:36:32 AM, by SMIILINGMERMAID

    Today is my day, I can chose to move or sit on t... Read more

  • Darn Hurricane Irma you gave me a set back but not for long

    9/12/2017 3:53:44 PM, by SMIILINGMERMAID

    Okay survived Hurricane Irma, it was not a fun ordeal, I missed my work outs but later on I can go for a walk perhaps and of course I had no coff... Read more

  • Day 79

    9/10/2017 1:54:09 PM, by DONDAIN

    I know it has been about a month since I posted anything but the streak is still alive. I have 79 Days of logging in to Spark People. Some of tho... Read more


    9/10/2017 10:24:31 AM, by FATNOMORE2017

    Today is my weigh-in day of the week for me. YAHOO!!!!!! The scales went down 1.2 pounds again today. I am starting to add a little more exercise... Read more

  • 365 Days from Now

    9/10/2017 5:39:46 AM, by CAROLB147

    Not as far in my journey as I thought I would be. Life seemed to get in the way - it is something that I need to be more aware of and plan for! ... Read more


    9/9/2017 11:47:07 PM, by FATNOMORE2017

    This week has had its ups and its downs. I am no longer a pre-diabetic, I have crossed the line. So, now I am eating healthy for a new reason alt... Read more

  • It is a hard darn journey, ,,,,,,,,,

    9/8/2017 7:25:41 AM, by SMIILINGMERMAID

    Its a darn hard journey, So my first goal coming back to Sparkpeople was creating a habit that takes about 14 days, well I am just about there, b... Read more

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