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  • In Limbo

    3/13/2014 10:36:09 PM, by PFERG66

    Well, I have not gained weight, but I haven't lost any either. I think my jeans are fitting better, though. I sure don't like being in the limbo ... Read more

  • FMD Days 2-4

    3/12/2014 8:34:18 PM, by TONBEN

    Alright so day 2 of high carb was a little easier because I was more active, training, work etc, and although I was worried about the high protei... Read more

  • FMD Day 1 Matter over Mind!

    3/10/2014 12:14:15 PM, by TONBEN

    so leading up to my big start date on Sunday of this new diet to try, I have to say I sabotaged myself probably more than I have in months. Bu... Read more

  • What to do?

    3/9/2014 5:32:20 PM, by SAMMI-SAM

    My mother has treatment for cancer every other Friday now. My son, William turns 10 this May. She has decided to keep the fact that she is sick a... Read more

  • Yes I know its another fad diet, but I need a change!!

    3/8/2014 11:10:58 AM, by TONBEN

    So been keeping on with my fitness, in fact although it is by no means easier, it still sucks and is hard everyday, so I cant say I love it, not ... Read more

  • Moderation

    3/6/2014 12:45:08 PM, by PFERG66

    I am definitely "under-moderate" when it comes to fitness. After a teaching career that had me on my feet (art teacher) or on the floor (kinder... Read more

  • Redbird's

    3/3/2014 10:39:20 AM, by PFERG66

    O.K. Redbird's is the best fried chicken place in our area. The best. Unfortunately. Here's the deal: Out running errands with our singl... Read more

  • Up Not Down

    2/28/2014 3:38:03 PM, by PFERG66

    What to do when the scale goes up instead of down? I checked in with my SparkCoach as soon as I could and, what do you know?? Today's work has to... Read more


    2/22/2014 9:48:17 AM, by PFERG66

    I am finding out more and more about what triggers my bad emotional responses and what makes me feel crummy. Yesterday I wanted to download a coo... Read more

  • pushing on

    2/22/2014 8:58:30 AM, by TONBEN

    So its been forever since I have been on, and I really don't know why. I loved checking in with everyone, seeing what was new, exploring your tip... Read more

  • What DOES NOT Work.

    2/21/2014 12:31:50 PM, by QUIDDITCHGRRL

    I subscribe to quite a few workout/training/therapy/rehab blogs, and today's email from Mike Whitfield (who has lost 100# lbs and still works out... Read more

  • How Fortunate am I?

    2/20/2014 1:57:12 PM, by PFERG66

    Maybe in the past I was sabotaged, but not in this phase of my life! My goal is to be mindful of anything that might be sabotaging to me and ni... Read more

  • Can you spell POSITIVE?

    2/18/2014 4:02:56 PM, by PFERG66

    People are receptive and supportive. I can be that way, too. Only another person on this journey to better health truly understands what we ar... Read more

  • So THAT's what this is all about!

    2/17/2014 3:01:42 PM, by PFERG66

    I fell in love with Big Bend National Park and the surrounding area back in the early 1980's. Over the next 15 years I made an annual trip to hik... Read more

  • A New YEAH!

    2/16/2014 5:07:04 PM, by CHUBRUB3

    Hi my friends! I have been very busy with life and decided to write one blog. It is posted on my art site and if your interested, here is the l... Read more

  • Managing Type 1 Diabetes Self-Management and Peer Support

    2/14/2014 7:07:20 PM, by JLCONROD

    In addition to Spark People and our Diabetes related Spark Gr... Read more

  • Quick Update 13 Feb 2014

    2/13/2014 4:38:31 AM, by JLCONROD

    Happy President's Day holiday this weekend. Happy Valentine's Day tomorrow (Friday) ... Read more

  • Spent today with mother & went to her first appointment-

    2/13/2014 12:56:03 AM, by SAMMI-SAM

    Things are looking great with the cancer considering we caught it early..... At hostpital all day with her & she is doing great. These prayer re... Read more

  • You're Gonna Love This One

    2/6/2014 10:12:04 PM, by PFERG66

    I forgot to exercise. Really? That's what I told myself as I got ready for ending my day. Of course what happened was the urge was there but... Read more

  • Aunt takes me out

    2/6/2014 3:11:01 PM, by SAMMI-SAM

    As some of you know, my mother Michelle was diagnosed with lymph cancer recently. My mother actually spent the entire last year taking me to cou... Read more

  • Hey!

    2/4/2014 3:26:32 PM, by PFERG66

    I think I can, I think I can. Hey! I KNOW I can! There are changes going on and I'm pretty jazzed by this program. Could not do it without... Read more

  • mom home now....

    2/1/2014 1:11:24 AM, by SAMMI-SAM

    Finally released from hospital last night. My aunt is flying in from California to care for Mom. I have started 3 prayer chains & would love to... Read more

  • am wake up not to good...

    1/30/2014 8:34:32 PM, by SAMMI-SAM

    We received a phone call from my mother & it is her 5th day in Alaska Regional Hospital. She said she wanted all of her kids for an am meeting. ... Read more

  • The Picture of Happiness

    1/30/2014 8:00:01 AM, by QUIDDITCHGRRL

    Since I'm here and posting before work...July 31,2013: ... Read more

  • What Works.

    1/29/2014 9:31:15 AM, by QUIDDITCHGRRL

    Good morning, Sparkers. I'm having a get-together this weekend and putting together a nice menu which is gluten-optional, dairy-optional, ve... Read more

  • Still

    1/28/2014 1:14:02 PM, by PFERG66

    If nothing else, this program is teaching me healthier habits and PATIENCE. I have been here since January 11 and I have lost 4 pounds. I am... Read more

  • And Here It Goes Again.

    1/23/2014 1:01:34 PM, by QUIDDITCHGRRL

    Once again, I am down to zilch on the Spark radar...just not here, other things are higher on the priority list... I think I forgot to menti... Read more

  • Ouch!

    1/20/2014 11:22:53 PM, by SAMMI-SAM

    So I woke up this am & put on gym clothes. Coffee drank & my husband says are u ready to leave? My reply was yes let's hit the road Jack. So ... Read more

  • finally! Weight back down after holiday hoopla!

    1/14/2014 3:42:51 PM, by SAMMI-SAM

    I stepped on the scale this am and it read 146. Happy with that considering I was at 145 before Thanksgiving. The holidays don't usually like me... Read more

  • Health

    1/7/2014 5:54:34 PM, by EEEBEE

    .... means most of the time my daily habits allow me to thrive.... Read more

  • Today

    1/2/2014 5:35:38 PM, by EEEBEE

    Surviving... Read more

  • caretaking

    1/1/2014 5:35:36 PM, by EEEBEE

    I'm allowing my caretaking of others to take away from my caretaking of myself. I can change that.... Read more

  • Holiday gain-

    12/30/2013 4:27:21 PM, by SAMMI-SAM

    145 before Thanksgiving. After Christmas at 153. Effin holidays- I am thinking it is near TOM though because I am mega bloated. Hope the best f... Read more

  • Move

    12/29/2013 2:11:00 PM, by EEEBEE

    TIME to face the barriers to my physical fitness... freezing cold temperatures !... Read more

  • 5 reasons to workk out

    12/28/2013 1:23:18 PM, by EEEBEE

    1. It gives me energy 2. I always feel so calm after 3. I breath and move freely after 4. It's medicine for my mood and for the winter. 5... Read more

  • Fruit !

    12/27/2013 1:16:45 PM, by EEEBEE

    Buy fruit today and eat fruit every day !... Read more

  • Husband takes me to gym....

    12/16/2013 8:12:25 PM, by SAMMI-SAM

    Because I lost my license because of medical issues & he gives me a hard time because the weather in Alaska stinks. There are times I just wish ... Read more

  • rest days-

    12/13/2013 6:50:13 PM, by SAMMI-SAM

    Do some of u get that guilty feeling on rest days? It feels kike I should work out & cleaning itn't satisfying like an actual workout is........ Read more

  • gym day

    12/9/2013 7:49:11 PM, by SAMMI-SAM

    While I was on the treadmill today, I got the feeling I was going to have low blood glucose so I did half an hour instead of a full hour........ Read more

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