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  • Under 10 Pounds To Go!

    12/20/2014 12:20:40 PM, by VICKIE_A

    I am still working on my magnesium intake via real food. ( Supplement pills do not wo... Read more

  • I'm getting by- and that's okay

    11/13/2014 6:47:10 AM, by CARRIELYNNG

    I have just over one month until I'm done with final exams for PA school, I'm doing a lot better than when I first started. I'm sick right now w... Read more

  • bike to school

    10/5/2014 11:22:34 AM, by CARRIELYNNG

    I got my bike working and have been riding to school most days. It's just a mile but has a huge hill that I actually can't even pedal up yet. I... Read more

  • One month of PA school

    10/1/2014 7:32:48 AM, by CARRIELYNNG

    The hardest thing about PA school so far has been managing my own anxiety. It has taken me some time doing yoga nidra and stopping studying whe... Read more

  • Size 36 pants

    8/10/2014 9:11:39 AM, by SFENNER

    When I started this adventure, this time, 6 weeks ago, I had to buy size 40 shorts. I had been buying size 38 pants with elastic or comfort stret... Read more

  • Weekend upon us

    8/8/2014 2:40:21 PM, by SFENNER

    I took a picture and my face is looking a lot thinner. It is not as thin as when I was young, but looking thinner. Baby steps......... Read more

  • These peaches are too juicy

    8/1/2014 8:49:21 PM, by CRUITHNI

    Yep, got peaches in my CSA box. Always thought you had to peel peaches. Nope! Just eat them. Skin and all. Too juicy—good thing I wasn't wearing ... Read more

  • Back to normal

    7/30/2014 7:12:58 PM, by SFENNER

    I am enjoying weight loss. My face is thinner and clothes are fitting better.... Read more

  • Vacation is over

    7/29/2014 1:29:38 PM, by SFENNER

    I was on vacation last week. I tried to watch what I ate, but failed. Can anyone spell Italian Cream Cake. Well I weighed Monday and I was up 5 ... Read more

  • 40 lbs of fat down.

    7/24/2014 8:26:10 AM, by SFENNER

    I weighed yesterday and I have lost a total of 23 pounds in a month. That is GREAT! if i should say so myself. The better thing is I have lost 4... Read more

  • Rain

    7/23/2014 5:02:04 PM, by SFENNER

    Rainy day in Jonesboro. Glad I worked out this morning...... Read more

  • Today

    7/18/2014 7:53:14 PM, by GREGSTEAM

    Today is your future yesterday!... Read more

  • 30 grams of protein within 30 min of getting up

    7/18/2014 8:18:21 AM, by SFENNER

    I am trying a new slant to my diet. I know the farm hands always had BIG breakfasts then went to work. Hope it works.... Read more

  • In my jeans

    7/17/2014 2:28:59 PM, by SFENNER

    This is big. I have not been able to get in my blue jeans for a few months. I could barely get them over my thighs and more than 2 inches from c... Read more

  • Jogging

    7/16/2014 9:31:28 AM, by SFENNER

    I added jogging to my walk today. 1.7 miles in 20 min.... Read more

  • WOW

    7/14/2014 12:47:54 PM, by SFENNER

    I weighed in after 21 days of bootcamp. I lost 18 pounds with 9 lbs of fat according to the machine. I measured and my percent fat according to... Read more

  • So proud of my wife

    7/8/2014 9:00:12 AM, by SFENNER

    My wife changed her lifestyle three weeks ago and is down over 2 inches in waist and 11 pounds. The best part is we are doing this together. ... Read more

  • Sunday

    7/6/2014 7:41:06 AM, by SFENNER

    Everyone be good today!... Read more

  • Cheat meal Friday

    7/5/2014 11:33:11 AM, by SFENNER

    I survived my cheat meal and feel ok today. I worked out hard this morning, and feel better. I have a lot of fat to loose, but feel quite motivat... Read more

  • Happy 4th

    7/4/2014 8:33:00 PM, by SFENNER

    Happy Birthday America, God Bless you...... Read more

  • Fat down

    7/3/2014 9:41:27 AM, by SFENNER

    I had an official weigh in yesterday. I am down 10.2 lbs in 13 days. My fat went down 6 pounds and my other went down 5 lbs. according to the fat... Read more

  • busy day

    7/1/2014 7:07:04 PM, by SFENNER

    I started off walking at nearly 5 mph for 20 min. I was listening to oldies Heart Barracuda, Martial Tucker Band etc. Nothing like old school to ... Read more

  • 8 pounds down in one week

    6/30/2014 8:52:04 PM, by SFENNER

    I started back last Monday. I weighed today and I am down 8 pounds. I have been eating well and working out a lot. Hard work yields great results... Read more

  • Warrior Dash

    6/17/2014 3:01:10 PM, by GINA4EVER

    Ok - this past May, my cousin flew out here so we could do the Warrior Dash at Bud's Creek, MD with one of my friends. I did not prepare for... Read more

  • The Scale

    6/16/2014 7:38:09 AM, by GINA4EVER

    I woke up feeling so bloated and fat. I got up and did a workout (and hoped I would have to go the bathroom before I got on the scale), showered... Read more

  • June 13th Thoughts

    6/13/2014 7:56:40 AM, by GINA4EVER

    So I really started Sparking and making a valiant effort on my fitness again on May 19, 2014. It's been almost a month and I'm down 5 pounds. ... Read more

  • TJ Week two

    6/11/2014 1:26:21 PM, by GINA4EVER

    Everything is still going strong! I'm making time to workout. If I don't get up for a 5 a.m. workout, I make sure I do it in the afternoon/even... Read more

  • 6 June thoughts

    6/6/2014 7:45:04 AM, by GINA4EVER

    Woohoo! Week one of Turbo Jam is done. Four days and then three rest days means I'm done until Monday. Then next week I only have two rest day... Read more

  • June 3rd thoughts

    6/3/2014 10:19:13 AM, by GINA4EVER

    Day two of TJ is complete. I got a late start to my morning, but I told myself I had to make the time for my workout. So I did. :) Afterwards,... Read more

  • June 2nd thoughts

    6/2/2014 8:19:45 AM, by GINA4EVER

    First Monday in June so I started Turbo Jam. I have a pact to keep. :) Still want to be able to paint my own toenails without huffing and puff... Read more

  • Reasons

    5/22/2014 9:52:14 AM, by GINA4EVER

    So I have a lot of great benefits/reasons that will occur when I drop some weight and get healthier. But yesterday I discovered one that is very... Read more

  • Things I can do again when I lose 10% of my weight...

    5/21/2014 8:40:47 AM, by GINA4EVER

    1. Fit into my business suits. 2. Breathe a little easier 3. (Maybe!) Paint my own toenails :) 4. Have more room in the bed. ... Read more

  • And today we stomped about in the woods with compasses and maps...

    5/4/2014 10:37:58 PM, by OAKBORN

    It was a fun day, but very tiring. We logged nearly 5 miles in the woods trying to find compass points. It was basically Army orienteering. But... Read more

  • APFT done!

    5/3/2014 1:23:54 AM, by OAKBORN

    I am excited that I got through my APFT with ease. My score was a little better than last month's diagnostic, on which I did have passing scores... Read more

  • Feeling jazzed!

    4/29/2014 1:22:17 PM, by OAKBORN

    I went home last night from work feeling wiped out. So I took a nap and had a super healthy dinner and then went for a 5.5 mile run walk. ... Read more

  • It's funny, but ...

    4/28/2014 4:01:54 PM, by OAKBORN

    Getting back to sparking and blogging is really helping my outlook on everything. I also have my other half, whose name is ARAVINE here on SP, w... Read more

  • Moving it along!

    4/28/2014 12:08:42 AM, by OAKBORN

    I have now lost 3.4# of the original 18.2 that I want to lose total. I'm ... Read more

  • Is it possible?

    4/18/2014 8:34:00 AM, by KJDINSC

    I have always dreaded exercise. One of my goals has been to learn to enjoy it. When I was in the Army, I ran because I had to. When I re... Read more

  • Committing myself!

    4/16/2014 9:01:25 PM, by OAKBORN

    Sometimes you just to have to just pull the trigger and say, "I'm going to do this." So today, instead of saying "I plan to run a 10k by Septemb... Read more

  • Tuesday. More emotional I&D. Remembering Boston.

    4/15/2014 12:16:35 PM, by OAKBORN

    IIRC, blogging really helped me lose the weight in 2008. So after yesterday's blogging the story, today will be focused on goals. I know th... Read more

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