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  • small goals!

    5/26/2016 8:01:40 AM, by KIMFRITZ

    I'm setting a new goal for myself today. It's small but I am determined to accomplish it and in return feel good that I didn't fail! I ... Read more

  • Monday!

    5/23/2016 2:28:35 PM, by KIMFRITZ

    Today started out beautiful! Sunshine and white clouds. Now it's brewing up a thunderstorm! Plan for the week is to make some black beans and ... Read more

  • Stressfull day

    5/19/2016 2:32:53 PM, by KIMFRITZ

    I had to drive my daughter down to Shippensburg University for a four day HOBY seminar. I thought I would be able to be back to go to work by no... Read more

  • Vegatable spiralizers

    5/16/2016 2:34:46 PM, by KIMFRITZ

    So thankful for SUN today! Has anyone used a vegetable spiralizer? What brand and have you liked it? Do you use it often eno... Read more

  • New Goals

    5/2/2016 4:00:50 PM, by DUCKTURNIP

    So it's Bright Monday. Pascha (Easter Orthodox Easter) was yesterday, and it was wonderful and exciting. But my weight has not been so great... Read more

  • Here we go again!

    4/2/2016 5:14:15 PM, by DUCKTURNIP

    So my weight has been yo-yoing for the past 6 weeks. Up and down, up and down. My foot tracking skills have been less than stellar and I've made ... Read more

  • My Body Has a New Owner!

    4/1/2016 3:57:34 PM, by SOPHIALARA

    As of this morning, my body is being given another chance with a new owner. I interviewed many people before hiring this particular person. The r... Read more

  • Clean Monday and Running

    3/14/2016 1:52:27 PM, by DUCKTURNIP

    Today is the start of (eastern) Lent, Clean Monday. (Eastern and Western Easters are five weeks apart this year!). Anyways, it's a time for renew... Read more

  • Where does my weight come from?

    2/16/2016 12:34:36 AM, by DUCKTURNIP

    I was reflecting tonight on where all those extra pounds I have gained over the last 12 years have come from. About 20 come from 12 years ag... Read more

  • Still Struggling

    2/2/2016 4:26:14 PM, by DUCKTURNIP

    So my goal was to lose 10 lbs. by March 14th, the start of Lent. I don't know that that's going to happen. I've lost two pounds in the past month... Read more

  • Trying to stay on track- and focused

    1/16/2016 7:31:17 PM, by DUCKTURNIP

    So my current goal is to lose 10 more pounds by the start of Lent, which is March 14th. I think this is a realistic goal, if I could get my eatin... Read more

  • Resolutions

    1/6/2016 3:13:58 PM, by DUCKTURNIP

    So I resolved last August to exercise more and eat better, so that was not one of my New Year's resolutions, as I am slowly getting better at doi... Read more

  • Christmas and Coming Back

    12/28/2015 2:15:16 PM, by DUCKTURNIP

    So I took 3 days off from Spark People, though I managed to login everyday and at least spin the wheel so as not to loose my Spark Streak. I need... Read more

  • Wakin' Cookie Dough Blues

    12/25/2015 9:24:16 AM, by WHITECAT19

    I actually wrote this "pome" on December 23. Wakin' Cookie Dough Blues Went to confession the other night. Talked to my priest; ... Read more

  • One year of maintaining

    12/24/2015 11:32:28 AM, by KNYAGENYA

    I decided to take a walk down memory lane. I wanted to see how I was doing number wise in the weight department over this past year... Read more

  • Fitting in Time

    12/4/2015 9:41:24 PM, by DUCKTURNIP

    So, I stink at time management. This has become even more apparent as I am jobless and have no set schedule for the day. I sleep too late most da... Read more

  • Listening to Your Body

    11/19/2015 8:24:21 PM, by DUCKTURNIP

    Boy, did I learn a big lesson today. So I'm bad about listening to my body. I exercise with stretched out muscles (bad), eat junk food when ... Read more

  • Goals

    10/30/2015 11:29:33 PM, by DUCKTURNIP

    So my Spark Coach challenge is to come up with reasons why I want to lose weight. Here they are: 1. I don't want to be the first person in my f... Read more

  • Started off bad, ended up good

    10/27/2015 9:04:48 PM, by DUCKTURNIP

    So today started off bad. I've been trying to wake up earlier in the morning as I need to get used to getting up early for when I go back to work... Read more

  • Complaining

    10/24/2015 3:26:29 PM, by DUCKTURNIP

    So my challenge for today is not to complain, which is really hard because, let's face it, I'm a complainer. I've been on spark people (again) si... Read more

  • Starting the diet for good this time.

    10/22/2015 3:14:56 PM, by LINDAYANEZ

    I'm on cogentin to curb my sweating. I sweat a lot from my face and head. Very embarrassing at work at Walmart where I work as a cashier. I take ... Read more

  • So I think I'm finally getting the hang of this

    10/22/2015 2:12:21 PM, by DUCKTURNIP

    It's been about 2 months since I started back on Spark People, started exercising again, and started eating healthy. I have been on Spark People ... Read more

  • So I fell off the wagon...

    10/16/2015 7:09:41 PM, by DUCKTURNIP

    So I had pizza this week. And garlic cheese bread. And a giant salad covered with cheese. It was alllll the cheese! I was craving it so bad, I dr... Read more

  • I did it!

    10/12/2015 8:12:48 PM, by DUCKTURNIP

    So I slept awful last night. I tossed and turned the whole night because of the heat and woke up late. I couldn't go to the gym because I had som... Read more

  • Down 2 Pounds!

    10/10/2015 4:17:42 PM, by DUCKTURNIP

    So I'm down two pounds, which is fantastic. I have kept to my calorie levels and exercise goals for the week, so I'm really happy that it's paid ... Read more

  • Waste!

    10/10/2015 12:43:12 PM, by KNYAGENYA

    A couple of days ago I was watching an episode of Dr. Oz. The episode covered the amount of food that the average American wastes or throws away.... Read more

  • Greek Fest

    10/5/2015 1:37:55 PM, by DUCKTURNIP

    My church's annual Greek Fest was this last weekend and I worked in the Gyro Booth Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. With all that tempting food arou... Read more

  • Starting from scratch - no shortcuts

    10/1/2015 9:50:04 PM, by PIR8_GREEK

    Well, what I vowed would never happen, happened. After losing 30 lbs and maintained that weight loss I stress ate through two of the most heartb... Read more

  • Well...

    9/30/2015 1:07:58 PM, by DUCKTURNIP

    So my weight has been fluctuating all over the place. up 3 lbs. yesterday, down 4.5 lbs. today. I don't know what's going on with my body! I'm wo... Read more

  • Sneaking in exercise

    9/5/2015 8:13:20 AM, by KNYAGENYA

    I have changed how I look at exercise. I was obsessed with it when I started this journey and worked out several hours a day. I was also unemplo... Read more

  • Bathing suits, ugh!

    7/20/2015 7:38:28 AM, by KNYAGENYA

    I went bathing suit shopping yesterday as I need one for an upcoming picnic and for when I go to Disney World in September. ... Read more

  • Water Challenge

    7/18/2015 11:15:58 AM, by KNYAGENYA

    My place of employment is having a water challenge. At first, I didn't want to participate in it. Well my boss change... Read more

  • Motivation

    7/11/2015 12:24:33 PM, by KNYAGENYA

    It seems like motivation comes and goes with me lately. One day I have all of this motivation and things are going well. The next ... Read more

  • Life means change

    5/9/2015 12:05:01 PM, by KNYAGENYA

    I have had a lot happen in the last year or so. Life certainly does not go like I would like it. When I was unemployed I had tons of time that wa... Read more

  • Toughing out the diet and homework

    2/25/2015 2:30:49 PM, by LINDAYANEZ

    Well so far today, it's 12:00 noon, I have stayed on my food plan. I am knee deep in Microsoft Word homework and struggling to catch up. So far, ... Read more

  • First Blog

    2/24/2015 2:08:15 PM, by LINDAYANEZ

    Well, I'm going to try blogging (journaling) every day and see how it goes. I'm skipping my Microsoft Office midterm today, and hopefully will t... Read more

  • DAY 19: Tool Tuesday: Electronic Food Diary

    1/20/2015 9:59:32 PM, by SUZANNE65203

    Keeping a food diary is said to be one of the key practices of people who lose weight and keep it off. In my own experience, this has certainly ... Read more

  • DAY 18: Learning to Like New Things

    1/19/2015 8:51:12 PM, by SUZANNE65203

    Tonight I am here to tell you that you can learn to like new things, eating new things, that is. For example, over the last year I have started ... Read more

  • DAY 17: I know better

    1/18/2015 6:38:56 PM, by SUZANNE65203

    Eating got very off track yesterday afternoon. I had taken one daughter shopping for a dress and in the spirit of getting the job done we put o... Read more

  • DAY 16: It's Fitness Friday and I am not hitting my goals!

    1/17/2015 8:46:07 AM, by SUZANNE65203

    Today's report is that fitness goals went by the wayside as this week progressed. I am not going to let this get me down as this was a very unus... Read more

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