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  • Pushing Through the Pain...Gently

    2/12/2016 10:39:42 AM, by CINCHOUSEHEAD

    I have degenerative disc disorder and have lived most... Read more

  • it's friday

    2/12/2016 8:25:31 AM, by MOMMY445

    another very cold day here. that is okay with me and my daughter. we both bundle up well whenever it is very cold outside. all of the birds say c... Read more

  • Alone

    2/12/2016 1:39:57 AM, by GEMINI16GIRL

    I'm on my last kid being at home and I have no clue what to do with myself. I've been a single mom for about 7 yrs now to three kids who are now ... Read more

  • it's thursday

    2/11/2016 10:50:30 AM, by MOMMY445

    a really,really cold day here today. the next few days are going to be really cold here. i made sure that my daughter was warmly dressed this mor... Read more

  • The "Work Gets In My Way" Excuse

    2/10/2016 1:55:01 PM, by CINCHOUSEHEAD

    I work PT at a national craft store chain, mostly in 5.5 hours shifts at the registers or cutting counter, but I'm also in charge of the educatio... Read more

  • alright!

    2/10/2016 12:31:14 PM, by MOMMY445

    i found out today that i got into an academic program i signed up for that will help me with my math even more. i start it on tuesday and it is n... Read more

  • Slow motion transformation

    2/9/2016 2:17:17 PM, by MOMTOCONNOR2003

    So I have days when I am really down because I allow the scale to define my day. I allow it to determine if I am happy or sad. I get on Spark a... Read more

  • Hypocrisy - Easier Said Than Done

    2/9/2016 2:13:00 PM, by CINCHOUSEHEAD

    It's so easy to read someone else's posts or blogs and see the missing piece then give it to them, but it's much harder to look at ourselves and ... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    2/9/2016 8:37:27 AM, by MOMMY445

    another nice day here today. it snowed a bit last night here and that is fine with me and my daughter. i have a few errands to run today. having ... Read more

  • Mindfulness While Eating

    2/8/2016 10:22:33 AM, by CINCHOUSEHEAD

    Last week was my first week back on the wagon. It was a productive and successful week. And I noticed something that I feel is helping - I'm bein... Read more

  • it's monday

    2/8/2016 8:21:04 AM, by MOMMY445

    another week is now underway. a weekend to basically relax for me. i have a lot to get done this week. i have one job interview this week for sur... Read more

  • Quinoa...why??

    2/8/2016 3:17:21 AM, by PROGRESS_NP

    So I have never had it... but it seems to be everywhere, and it SEEMS healthy ...why??? well until a few years ago I had never heard of it, and i... Read more

  • Never give up

    2/7/2016 2:57:50 AM, by BIGGESTLOSER_V

    I have lost 127 pounds... Read more

  • Fear of Success

    2/6/2016 12:24:06 PM, by CINCHOUSEHEAD

    As someone who lives with anxiety there are many things I'm afraid of, but the one that holds me back the most is fear of success. With success c... Read more

  • it's friday

    2/5/2016 8:00:04 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! time to unwind and relax for me and my daughter. all of the birds say hi. i will be trying an exercise dvd later on ... Read more

  • So far...

    2/5/2016 2:10:28 AM, by PROGRESS_NP

    Well Im starting to feel all this extra movement and exercise in my joints and in my muscles...I have to admit it hasn't stopped me in fact it mo... Read more

  • Why I'm Here

    2/4/2016 9:49:00 AM, by CINCHOUSEHEAD

    I've been on SP since 2009 and I've been up and down,... Read more

  • what a beautiful day

    2/4/2016 9:11:36 AM, by MOMMY445

    it looks like this job will just go for this week. that is fine with me. i have an interview set up for next week for a full time job. my daughte... Read more

  • February underway

    2/3/2016 11:41:41 AM, by MOMTOCONNOR2003

    So on Sunday my daughter fractured her arm in two places playing paper basketball at church. I am really sad because we had just started circuit... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    2/2/2016 12:13:24 PM, by MOMMY445

    i got the job! i start tomorrow and it goes until next wednesday! woo hoo! i am soooooo excited and happy! it has been a really long time since i... Read more

  • it's monday

    2/1/2016 8:37:36 AM, by MOMMY445

    a new day and a new month have begun! off to a fresh start for me today. i like to change things up when a new month starts. i do have some erran... Read more

  • it's saturday

    1/30/2016 1:04:11 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had another interview yesterday for a different job. if i get this one, i would start next wednesday and go for at least a week. things are loo... Read more

  • January summary

    1/30/2016 12:19:47 PM, by MOMTOCONNOR2003

    So I started off at 213 pounds and finished at 208. Not as much as I wanted but I changed scales which added two pounds so I guess you could say ... Read more

  • January summary

    1/30/2016 12:14:18 PM, by MOMTOCONNOR2003

    So I started off at 213 pounds and finished at 208. Not as much as I wanted but I changed scales which added two pounds so I guess you could say ... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    1/27/2016 3:38:10 PM, by MOMMY445

    i feel that the job interview went well. i will know in a few days whether or not i get this job. i am continuing to look in the meantime. my dau... Read more

  • New Scale New Starting Weight

    1/27/2016 12:19:23 PM, by MOMTOCONNOR2003

    So I went out yesterday and I purchased a new scale. My old scale is the type that you stand on it and it may fluctuate depending on how you sta... Read more

  • TRYING hard not to let a 5yr old get the best of me.

    1/27/2016 10:48:44 AM, by KERMIE67

    This is a Rant and I am trying so hard not to let a 5yr old get the best of me. He did not get enough sleep last night so he is super whiny ... Read more

  • Another new start?

    1/26/2016 11:21:03 AM, by BAMARTIN9060

    Wow! As I look back the last blog posts I made were in 2010. Here it is 2016 and I am the same size I was then and about 3-5 lbs heavier. I nee... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    1/26/2016 7:52:55 AM, by MOMMY445

    a mild and slightly rainy day here today. the weekend i just relaxed with my daughter. today i have some errands to do and some course work to ge... Read more

  • Getting organized!

    1/24/2016 10:09:30 PM, by MOMTOCONNOR2003

    So today I decided to clean house! I only logged in heavy cleaning for 30 minutes in my exercise but I worked for 5 hours going through my closet... Read more

  • Frustrated and Beyond!!!!

    1/24/2016 11:12:45 AM, by TPETERS41

    OK I have been so frustrated this past week. I have not lost a thing this past week. I am drinking my water, tracking my food, and walking everyd... Read more

  • Never give up

    1/23/2016 1:52:34 AM, by BIGGESTLOSER_V

    Don't give up I was struggling really bad Because I ... Read more

  • it's friday

    1/22/2016 8:11:36 AM, by MOMMY445

    i was a bit restless last night. i feel a bit tired now. i will take it easy and not do too much today. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say... Read more

  • Eight days in the hospital

    1/22/2016 2:03:33 AM, by TOMMYSANGEL13

    It seems everytime I get motivated theres a setback! I've been here 8 days now on complete bed rest. I have not been able to get any activity. i... Read more

  • it's thursday

    1/21/2016 8:48:29 AM, by MOMMY445

    a mostly sunny day here today. my daughter says hi to all of mommy's friends. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    1/20/2016 9:11:58 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to just relax and enjoy for me. i am taking a much needed day to just relax. my daughter says hi. all the birds say cheep,cheep! have a gre... Read more

  • It's a family thing!

    1/20/2016 9:09:22 AM, by MOMTOCONNOR2003

    So I am going to run a 5k on April 9th. I am little scared and I am not sure how much running I am going to do because I am going to do it with ... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    1/19/2016 10:47:15 AM, by MOMMY445

    laundry day here today. getting caught up with the laundry. my daughter says hi to all of mommy's friends and that she is feeling better. i now h... Read more

  • it's monday

    1/18/2016 8:07:10 AM, by MOMMY445

    a really cold day here today. my daughter was all bundled up for school this morning and so was i. i have to go back out in the cold later on to ... Read more

  • Not much to say!!!

    1/17/2016 4:29:04 PM, by TPETERS41

    I have not blogged very much because I have been just doing my thing. I have been walking for 30 minutes @ 2mph for over 2 weeks but today I have... Read more

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