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  • The Dreaded Before picture. Again.

    7/25/2015 4:44:13 PM, by ONCEUPONADREAM

    The part of my mind that wants to be rational is trying to reason since I posted a before picture once, like four years ago, I shouldn't have ... Read more

  • WI Day Results (Week two)

    7/24/2015 6:57:11 PM, by ONCEUPONADREAM

    Weight in Results! Last week: 198.2 This week... Read more

  • When your mind is a dirty rotten liar

    7/21/2015 4:48:11 PM, by ONCEUPONADREAM

    When I started started the C25k however many years ago, I became aware that sometimes, my mind is a dirty rotten liar. It would tell me as ... Read more

  • Computers...........

    7/17/2015 11:02:57 PM, by SEASIDEDEBBIE

    Computers - you can'nt live without them. What to do with a computer that takes forever to open a link if at all. I spent 2 hours trying everyt... Read more

  • WI Day (First week results!)

    7/17/2015 12:54:26 PM, by ONCEUPONADREAM

    Survey says.... *drum roll* SW: 1997. Today's WI:... Read more

  • Weight In Day is tomorrow..

    7/16/2015 12:25:38 PM, by ONCEUPONADREAM

    Tomorrow makes 1 week since I've been back on spark and logging my food. It also officially marks the day of my weigh in. I've been keepin... Read more

  • Transparency

    7/10/2015 8:36:44 PM, by ONCEUPONADREAM

    Update o' Rama: Well! I am back in the US again! We've been back since April and while I was pretty good when we first moved back, I have manag... Read more

  • June 30

    6/30/2015 11:13:38 PM, by STYLELADY1

    My last blog post was March 27. Now it is June 30. How did that happen? Well, I am back here, that's what's important. - Tracked food in MFP ... Read more

  • Need to get over this

    6/28/2015 10:27:44 PM, by SEASIDEDEBBIE

    I have not had a voice for over 3 weeks. I saw the Dr 2 weeks ago and was loaded down with meds which also included prednisone. I do not usuall... Read more

  • Ditching the Gym... FOR GOOD!

    5/4/2015 3:54:33 PM, by VALLOUGH

    Yo Sparks! While I need to do a catch-up blog about the life of Val since last I was on here, now is not the time. I am excited and a wee bit ... Read more

  • Post-Drive

    4/27/2015 2:38:49 PM, by WOOFERCOALBOY

    I've been goofing off - Pledge drive April 8-24, eating WHATEVER. Really bed, but haven't gained. think of what you might have lost! Or, rather, ... Read more

  • This time I'm here to stay

    4/25/2015 3:25:16 PM, by SEASIDEDEBBIE

    I have been here on and off for years. This time I have been on for over 2 months and I am starting to see progress. This is the best and the p... Read more

  • March 27

    3/27/2015 6:17:27 PM, by STYLELADY1

    How did it get to be March 27? I've been exercising, but slacking off on blog posts. Today I got on the treadmill even when I din't want to, and ... Read more

  • Tiring

    3/23/2015 5:47:37 PM, by WOOFERCOALBOY

    Really tire easily - didn't walk at all past 2 days. Walked today to PO, around in WT, to Ghiradelli's, to library. Heart not pounding, but panti... Read more

  • March 18

    3/18/2015 4:03:33 PM, by STYLELADY1

    Yoga and Tapping today. If you don't know about tapping/EFT, I really recommend it. Just google EFT. We all have emotional baggage, and tapping... Read more

  • March 16

    3/16/2015 2:13:49 PM, by STYLELADY1

    Yoga today!!... Read more

  • March 11 - Tapping & running again

    3/11/2015 6:13:12 PM, by STYLELADY1

    Tapping and running again!! Very happy, need both of those things.... Read more

  • March 10

    3/10/2015 6:52:27 PM, by STYLELADY1

    Lunch with a friend today - sensible lunch, got lots of things done and tapping. Yay me, trying to get into the tapping habit. To be continued. ... Read more

  • Tapping & running

    3/9/2015 3:51:00 PM, by STYLELADY1

    Did my EFT tapping today and went for a run outside. Score!!! Very happy about both.... Read more

  • Tapping today!

    3/7/2015 5:39:09 PM, by STYLELADY1

    Finally tapped today after a long time off. I really want to get back to tapping every day and make it a habit. I put it in my google calendar, s... Read more

  • March 4

    3/4/2015 7:00:24 PM, by STYLELADY1

    3 miles on treadmill!!! And I picked up the speed at the end. Felt very good about that. Plus, made a crock pot meal and baked breakfast cookies.... Read more

  • March 2

    3/2/2015 4:47:30 PM, by STYLELADY1

    Starting out the month right - ran 3 miles on the treadmill!!! Felt very good about that :)... Read more

  • Feb 26

    2/26/2015 4:56:11 PM, by STYLELADY1

    All set to go to Sculpt class tonight!... Read more

  • Feb 25

    2/25/2015 9:08:07 PM, by STYLELADY1

    So tired - all from Power Yoga! Phew - they call it 'power" for a reason! Ate more greens today - getting much better at that. I am trying to c... Read more

  • Feb 24

    2/24/2015 6:26:30 PM, by STYLELADY1

    Did strength exercises today. Quit the treadmill after .80 miles. The treadmill has been really tough this winter. Even though it's --- cold outs... Read more

  • Feb 23

    2/23/2015 8:17:04 PM, by STYLELADY1

    Not a bad day. No exercise, but plenty of walking. Made a homemade meal - Skillet Lasagna, from Spark Recipes. For someone who doesn't like to c... Read more

  • Feb 22

    2/22/2015 8:41:33 PM, by STYLELADY1

    Not a bad day! Put spinach in my chocolate shake again today. Sounds icky, but amazingly, the taste is not affected. I had a half a bag of spinac... Read more

  • Feb 19

    2/19/2015 4:34:11 PM, by STYLELADY1

    Exercising just did not happen today. Oh well - there are worse things and I won't worry about it. Good news - eating has been very good so far, ... Read more

  • Feb 18

    2/18/2015 9:32:45 PM, by STYLELADY1

    Only 1.5 miles running omn the treadmill - hate that machine, but it's so cold out. Videos were much better than running. Did arms, legs, abs. Pr... Read more

  • Motivated!!!

    2/17/2015 9:38:26 PM, by MIRACLBAB36

    Saturday was a great day. First I went to a yoga class which was fun but... Read more

  • Feb 16

    2/16/2015 4:43:21 PM, by STYLELADY1

    Run 4 miles, pilates glute video, pilates arms video, chiro exercises, stretch... Read more

  • Goals today - Feb 14

    2/14/2015 9:29:20 AM, by STYLELADY1

    In FLA visiting my Mom. Goals today: go for a run, stretch, some strength such as abs, legs, arms. Hope to do that! MAybe steal some quiet time -... Read more

  • Self Doubt

    2/14/2015 8:15:30 AM, by MIRACLBAB36

    I just started going to the gym and i'm learning that it is so easy to talk your way out of going. I used excuses like I don't have enough money ... Read more

  • Progress on Feb 13

    2/13/2015 6:12:42 PM, by STYLELADY1

    Ran outside. Pilates lower body workout - video on PopSugar. 3 Spark People stretching videos. Also did chiro exercises Goals for rest of da... Read more

  • Day 1- patience

    2/10/2015 12:07:01 PM, by MIRACLBAB36

    Well i've started this year off by getting a gym membership and signing up with a trainer. I'm really excited about this. First day at the ... Read more

  • I am certain it is the same 25 lbs!

    2/3/2015 1:48:46 PM, by BOUNDNDETRMND10

    If only I would stay focused!! Fact of the matter is making right choices is really not THAT difficult. I truly think that I could afford t... Read more

  • Food for trip - difficult

    1/22/2015 9:48:43 PM, by WOOFERCOALBOY

    I'm on a 32-day driving trip, and today's lunch was Hardee's Large BBQ Brisket, a major mistake: 930 calories, and it didn't even taste all that ... Read more

  • Whoa nelly

    1/5/2015 10:55:29 PM, by DJ_MARIE21

    Take it easy. All excited by my progress thinking I've been doing awesome for two weeks....yeah, it's been four days! Hopefully my current energy... Read more

  • Can I tell you a secret?

    1/4/2015 9:26:29 PM, by ONCEUPONADREAM

    Even though I've been unable to update my status for some reason, I wanted to let you guys know that I am still here! A lot has happened si... Read more

  • New Years

    1/2/2015 12:29:50 AM, by DJ_MARIE21

    Goals 1. eating out no more than 2x/month by choice/laziness (barring social events) 2. 10,000 fitness minutes by dec 31, 2015 (which is a littl... Read more

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