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  • Native plant nursery

    11/7/2014 3:18:56 PM, by SHARJOPAUL

    I'm a volunteer with the West Branch of Sni-A-Bar Creek Consortium, a watershed group that I live within. For the past 2 years, I and a couple o... Read more

  • Dietbet End

    11/5/2014 2:19:49 PM, by TNGRAHAM

    Well I did a Dietbet for the first time and finished it a winner!!!! This helped to jump start my weight loss journey again. I will probably do a... Read more

  • Another Weekend trying to stay on track

    11/1/2014 12:21:52 PM, by TNGRAHAM

    Made it through the Halloween night now to make it through the rest of the weekend, need some motivation to get some exercise in asap!!!!! ... Read more

  • Beware of the Groundhog!!!

    10/30/2014 8:15:54 AM, by SHARJOPAUL

    This happened to a neighbor and her dog just a couple of days ago. She took her dog to a park near us that has a prairie area with paths cut thr... Read more

  • A Little Help from My Friends

    10/28/2014 11:29:29 AM, by AJDOVER1

    I don't let my homelife spill into my worklife very often. Yesterday was an exception. I mentioned to a co-worker that I'll be out of the office ... Read more

  • First Blog

    10/27/2014 11:32:18 PM, by HAPPYHOPPER

    At work today I moved 70 40 pound beams in about 5 hours. Toes still have the tingly feeling when I'm tired. Doesn't help that I still have a h... Read more

  • Weekend Blues

    10/26/2014 11:45:32 PM, by TNGRAHAM

    Well for the first time since starting over I got derailed. It started with the Buffet and ended with bad eating today. Well tomorrow is a new da... Read more

  • Feeling Good

    10/22/2014 2:35:44 PM, by TNGRAHAM

    Two weeks in to starting over I feel great, I have lost 8.2 pounds, gotten into the gym again, started to get more sleep. This feels sooo good. H... Read more

  • Starting Over

    10/14/2014 11:03:36 PM, by TNGRAHAM

    Starting over again. I not only gained back the weight I lost but picked up more. I know I can do this. In the past week I have gotten back to th... Read more

  • Starting over

    10/8/2014 9:45:49 PM, by SARNOLD29

    I went out of commission for awhile after I got sick. Today is my second day of doing a full workout of walking, cardio, weight lifting, and T25... Read more

  • Connecting to fitbit

    9/4/2014 1:11:46 AM, by SARNOLD29

    I decided to go a step further after seeing an e-mail from Sparkpeople that you can connect your fitbit device to your page. I want to start kee... Read more

  • T25 and losing weight

    8/27/2014 2:39:52 PM, by SARNOLD29

    I joined a weight loss group and it ended in the beginning of August. To compensate for this group loss I was given T25 during the time and star... Read more

  • A Very Important Weight Loss Tool

    8/21/2014 9:11:29 AM, by SMALLT

    It doesn't take long for me to lose momentum and motivation in my weight loss journey.I get in a rut of eating and doing the same things. I know ... Read more

  • Today is Monthly Weigh-in Day...

    6/2/2014 2:19:35 PM, by MICKVETTE

    Well, today is the day I check my weight...Ugh!! I arrived at work and went to the women's locker room where they have a medical scale. I used ... Read more

  • Finally Broke The 1-Mile Mark!

    5/20/2014 9:42:52 PM, by MICKVETTE

    After having a TKA (Total Knee Arthroscopy) in October, my immediate expectation was that I would be able to ride my bike. One minor setback.. I... Read more

  • Power of intention

    5/20/2014 5:34:50 PM, by SARNOLD29

    Today I will: Take better care of myself Not sleep in Workout in the mornings Cook my healthy meals Keep better track of my calories... Read more

  • Positive End to a Positive Day!

    5/16/2014 9:18:54 PM, by MICKVETTE

    Well, I was successful in ending my day yesterday within my limits. My salad was delicious and filling. The positive comments I received on my ... Read more

  • Entitled...or so I thought!

    5/15/2014 2:18:38 PM, by MICKVETTE

    20 oz. Cherry Coke, Jack Link's Teriyaki Beef Jerky, Lay's 2.78 oz bag of Salt & Vinegar potato chips and one Hostess Cupcake - this was my break... Read more

  • Slow and Steady Wins the Race

    5/14/2014 1:50:43 PM, by MICKVETTE

    Got a slow start this morning. Instead of hitting the treadmill, I enjoyed a quiet moment with a cup of herbal tea and two oatmeal cookies (don'... Read more

  • Watching Over Me

    5/13/2014 4:52:03 PM, by MICKVETTE

    I know my mom(s) are watching over me. They are the ones giving me the strength to get up every morning and hit the treadmill. This morning I d... Read more

  • Body Aches

    5/12/2014 10:55:12 PM, by SARNOLD29

    I have been consistently losing weight. On average, it is 2 to 3 pounds a week. To help keep me going on track I have signed up for this ton of... Read more

  • Vacation is Coming and I am back.

    5/12/2014 5:09:04 PM, by MICKVETTE

    Thank you for your support and constant words of encouragement while I was away. It was great to know that I was missed... But now, I am back. I ... Read more

  • My favorite Spark Tool I found by Accident.

    4/10/2014 10:21:41 AM, by SMALLT

    Spark has many tools to help lose weight. 1. Food Tracker. 2. Community Support 3. Exercise Videos 4. Trackers for calories burned ... Read more

  • Week after being letting go

    3/28/2014 10:04:42 PM, by SARNOLD29

    Today is the 7th day since finding out I was being laid off at work. So far I have kept myself on track with eating right and exercising. It ha... Read more

  • Losing my way and coming back again

    3/24/2014 3:04:37 PM, by SARNOLD29

    For awhile I got sidetracked, mainly due to the stress I was experiencing at work. Speaking of which, I just got laid off on Friday. I knew it... Read more

  • Confessions of A Food Grazer

    2/23/2014 6:53:13 PM, by SMALLT

    Last two weeks I stayed the same on the scale and wondering why. When I think about it I think I know the answer. I am a grazer. Just standing a... Read more

  • Little things with big value

    2/21/2014 1:18:56 PM, by AJDOVER1

    Okay Friends, Iím looking for some input. Let's hear about little things with big value. For example: Several years ago, I used to spend a ... Read more

  • Do Something!

    2/7/2014 12:57:33 PM, by SMALLT

    Got weighed last night and was down 1.2 lbs.. This was after a week of staying even and another of losing 1/4 of a pound. I find these times chal... Read more

  • Goals Goals Goals

    2/4/2014 9:26:27 AM, by SMALLT

    I find the revolving screen on my check in page very helpful. I had forgotten about my goals and I look and here they are right in front of me. I... Read more

  • All things being equal....

    1/22/2014 12:29:46 PM, by AJDOVER1

    Iíve been thinking of my Mom a lot lately. I guess it was back in the late 70ís when artificial sweeteners were first gaining popularity. W... Read more

  • Looking ahead to my new year

    1/17/2014 5:48:11 PM, by AJDOVER1

    My New Year is fast approaching. I was thinking of making 2014: My Year of Sanity. Mind you, Iím not clinically insane, itís just that I someti... Read more

  • Good-bye 2013

    1/1/2014 12:50:08 AM, by AJDOVER1

    Just out of curiosity, I checked a SparkReport to see where my weight was at this time last year. I was about 5 pounds heavier than I am today. I... Read more

  • Gym Search

    12/31/2013 11:29:10 AM, by NORMAONE

    Yesterday was great! We took a tour of a nearby gym and, once Bill, my husband, gets the official ok from his doctors and pt, we are joining. Can... Read more

  • My Diet

    12/30/2013 10:42:16 AM, by NORMAONE

    For the most part, my diet is healthy. I cook nearly all meals from scratch and rarely use processed foods. I think my biggest food challenge is ... Read more

  • Adventure time!!!!

    12/27/2013 3:24:53 PM, by BIZNESSBEL

    No...not the cartoon. I've never watched the cartoon....and I'm ok with that. Christmas day has come and gone. New Years day is approach... Read more

  • A Simple Comfort Food Recipe

    12/13/2013 1:07:28 PM, by SMALLT

    Take a small 80 calorie whole wheat Pita. Cut in half and add apple and cinnamon or apple pear and cinnamon wrap in foil. Place on cookie sheet a... Read more


    11/29/2013 9:34:36 AM, by SMALLT

    Had to be accountable so I joined Weight Watchers. Love their new program. I needed the group support and weekly weigh in. I tried for a couple o... Read more

  • Saw this and wanted to post

    11/11/2013 7:50:51 PM, by SARNOLD29

    A vet said this is what he thought was a hero, but to me this is definitely something that can pertain to anybody trying to accomplish even losin... Read more

  • Day 1 of exercise regimen

    11/11/2013 7:33:55 PM, by SARNOLD29

    It has been a long time since I have done a good workout. Today, I'm putting an end to the excuses (I'm tired, I don't feel up to it, I don't ha... Read more

  • Long time since last post

    11/8/2013 9:13:15 PM, by SARNOLD29

    I joined overeaters anonymous in hopes of taking the reins again with being in control of myself. It has been a very long time since I felt real... Read more

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