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  • Starting Over Again

    10/2/2016 5:15:30 PM, by MELODINOUS

    Here I am again, with bad habits and pants that don't fit. This time around, I'm starting out slow. I'm going to walk a few times a week, and may... Read more

  • Water water water

    6/10/2016 10:19:11 PM, by BBGRL112

    Water still isn't my favorite drink of the day and hard to get in...but making a conscious effort...committed myself to swapping water for my Mou... Read more

  • November 2015

    11/5/2015 11:00:12 AM, by MOONBEAM1976

    well ive decided on a lot of things for 2016 When i look back to march 2015 when i wrote my last blog it seems a lifetime away 1. im ... Read more

  • Enjoying The Journey...

    7/16/2015 7:57:54 PM, by BBGRL112

    So I haven't had time to blog since my last post, but I have been doing pretty amazing and each day keeps getting better...My birthday came and w... Read more

  • 33

    6/16/2015 10:28:38 PM, by BBGRL112

    With my birthday right around the corner, there really isn't anything I want or need...and I have been thinking about a lot of things right now..... Read more

  • So long...

    5/18/2015 1:07:14 PM, by MYMAYAOLIVIA

    Holy moly it has been a long time since my last blog. It has crossed my mind many times to get on here and type something out. I finally graduate... Read more

  • 2015

    3/9/2015 11:19:46 AM, by MOONBEAM1976

    Hey all well where do i start 1. im back after quite a long absence - - a lot going on in my life - im single after 17yrs and it... Read more

  • New Beginnings

    2/12/2015 9:27:22 AM, by MELODINOUS

    Oh dear, those midwinter pounds are sneaking on again! I'm finding it harder to button my snow pants, which is SUCH a bummer! Could impede my get... Read more

  • November! Where the heck have I been?

    11/2/2014 1:36:49 PM, by GYPSYGOTH

    Long time no blog! Sorry I haven't been all that active here, other than my daily check-in with the Hen House (if you're reading this and looking... Read more

  • Oct 20 2014

    10/20/2014 12:44:14 PM, by YOGAWITCH

    I can't believe I am still doing this. I am up and still doing this. Today is day two. Take three thousand. I am hungry but feel good being empty... Read more

  • Post-Baby Blues... Among Other Things

    10/2/2014 10:53:45 AM, by AMAWEI

    Well here I am again. I am very happy to say that I am now a mother of two boys - a very spirited six year old who just started grade 1, and a v... Read more

  • 1 year on Sparkpeople

    9/16/2014 3:43:23 PM, by VANNAH2014

    Alright, so I have been with Spark people for a little over a year. When I first started: •170 Pounds •Size 13 in Juniors •Size 30/31 ... Read more

  • Lessons Learned from my first Color Run!

    9/16/2014 9:54:06 AM, by SARAHSMC22

    On Saturday, I participated in Burlington's Color Run 5k. The charity chosen was Chill VT, an organization dedicated to providing "THINGS TO DO" ... Read more

  • June Fitness Stats and July Goals

    7/4/2014 10:15:23 AM, by GYPSYGOTH

    Compared to May: Steps: 324,629 up from 318,448 Average steps per day: 10,820 up slightly from 10,272 Fitness Minutes: 4,362 up from... Read more

  • Size Six Jeans Challenge: Day 7

    6/15/2014 10:51:38 AM, by GYPSYGOTH

    I actually managed to stay on track, for the most part, this week! I managed to keep my alcohol servings at 5 1/2 (higher than th... Read more

  • Size Six Jeans Challenge: Day 1

    6/9/2014 8:47:30 PM, by GYPSYGOTH

    Today was a good day. I just got fed up with myself over the past few days. With letting laziness creep in when I should be working out; with let... Read more

  • The Dirty, Dreaded "P" Word

    6/3/2014 11:12:04 AM, by GYPSYGOTH

    I appreciate all of the encouragement and praise I've been getting from you guys. I really do. And I don't want to disappoint you, but it's time ... Read more

  • June Goals

    6/1/2014 4:52:59 PM, by GYPSYGOTH

    A new month! And the beginning of summer, my favorite season! I am so excited to start this month out strong and really make som... Read more

  • May Progress, Fitness, & Stats

    5/31/2014 9:18:36 PM, by GYPSYGOTH

    I can't believe it'll be June tomorrow! We haven't had much of a spring, but it was beautiful today, and I took advantage of it with three good... Read more

  • Mid-month check-in

    5/17/2014 7:00:46 PM, by GYPSYGOTH

    So... you may have seen my status updates but in case you didn't: I quit the gym! It was probably the worst job I've ever had (including food s... Read more

  • Food Blog Day 8, back on track!

    5/7/2014 7:34:57 PM, by SARAHSMC22

    Good evening everybody. Today was great food-wise, probably because I'm in the middle of a big project at work and classes started back up for me... Read more

  • Food Blog Day 7

    5/6/2014 8:29:57 PM, by SARAHSMC22

    Today was a messed up kind of day. I only worked until 10am, then went to my daughter's school to deal with kindergarten registration. After that... Read more

  • Food Blog Day 6, Recipe disasters and advice requested!

    5/5/2014 8:46:03 PM, by SARAHSMC22

    I woke up this morning with an energy and desire to finally curb this sweet tooth/junk food kick that I've been fighting. It went... okay-ish. ... Read more

  • Food Blog Days 3-5

    5/4/2014 6:58:58 PM, by SARAHSMC22

    So, I had the best intentions of blogging my trip to Boston for the Sox game. It didn't work out. For full disclosure, I will tell you I ate too ... Read more

  • May Goals

    5/4/2014 1:06:07 PM, by GYPSYGOTH

    If you read my April blog you know that while I moved a fair amount, I wish it had been more, and that I ate badly overall, and gained weight as ... Read more

  • April's Stats

    5/2/2014 6:13:00 PM, by GYPSYGOTH

    Not such a hot month for me compared to last. If we look at the big picture, it's not half bad for fitness, but I wanted to beat March. ... Read more

  • Food Blog Day Two - More Confessions

    5/1/2014 6:58:39 PM, by SARAHSMC22

    Day two started out pretty well. I've got to get better at preparing for no preparation, however. The ground turkey that I'd planned on turning i... Read more

  • Food Blog Day One - Confessions

    4/30/2014 7:51:59 PM, by SARAHSMC22

    Okay, truth be told I try to eat a primarily paleo diet. I do not, however, negate dairy. I don't drink milk, but will eat cheese and yogurt and ... Read more

  • 9 months on Sparkpeople

    4/22/2014 8:10:18 PM, by VANNAH2014

    WOW..has it really been 9 months..almost 10?! I feel like I just started this journey yesterday. This experience has helped me a lot. Here a... Read more

  • March's Stats

    4/5/2014 5:11:18 PM, by GYPSYGOTH

    FITNESS: Steps: 315, 233 (up from 263,089 in Feb) Average steps per day: 11,258 (up from 9,396) Fitness Minutes: 4,462 (up from 3,532) Ca... Read more

  • Tail Between My Legs...

    4/4/2014 7:50:44 PM, by STAGPIPE

    I don't even know where to begin. September was a big month for us. We decided to put our house up for sale, things changed with my job, and we... Read more

  • Vacation report

    3/30/2014 10:51:52 AM, by GYPSYGOTH

    I'm baaack! (TMI warning: with significant intestinal distress! Woooo!) Mexico was awesome. We had amazing weather -- hot and sunny; the o... Read more

  • Small Changes and big slip ups

    3/19/2014 7:22:38 PM, by IZZY216

    Thanks for all the support and great advice. Today was a tuff one. I worked and was very busy. I was so thirsty and hungry when I got home, I ate... Read more

  • Spring 2014 "Small Changes"

    3/18/2014 9:45:08 AM, by IZZY216

    Each year I have started and stopped a diet. When ever things got hard, I just gave up. No More! I on a life style change journey and doing great... Read more

  • 3 days to Tulum! Fitness plans

    3/16/2014 6:20:36 PM, by GYPSYGOTH

    So excited to be going on vacation! A little nervous, too. I haven't been out of the country since I was tiny, and only speak about a lick of Spa... Read more

  • Back

    3/16/2014 10:48:28 AM, by YOGAWITCH

    Here I am again trying it I go back to what worked before. I have gotten married and time is a little tighter but I do have a walking buddy, :) I... Read more

  • February's Stats

    3/2/2014 8:00:39 PM, by GYPSYGOTH

    FITNESS: Steps: 263,089 Average steps per day: 9,396 Fitness Minutes: 3,532 Calories Burned: 17,882 Average calories burned per day: 63... Read more

  • Operation: Mexico (Eat clean, move booty)

    2/21/2014 7:04:18 PM, by GYPSYGOTH

    Late-week report on my goals for being able to put a bathing suit on more happily in a month (eeek, 28 days!): FITNESS: 4 days at 15K+ ste... Read more

  • Bikini-ready in a month?

    2/19/2014 10:38:55 AM, by GYPSYGOTH

    Enough of this endless snow! I am off to Mexico in a month! I am a lucky girl... my brother, who lives on the other side of the c... Read more

  • This was the scariest day of my life 2/10/2014

    2/10/2014 8:35:33 PM, by VANNAH2014

    I wake up around 10:00 and eat breakfast at 11:00 or so of which consisted of a bowl of Honey Nut Cheerios, 2% milk, and a banana. I started to g... Read more

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