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  • Inversion Sickness!

    2/9/2016 5:17:13 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    The past few days I find myself getting so dizzy and nauseated later in the afternoon after I've walked/jogged my 10.000 steps or more. I try to... Read more

  • Our Superbowl Guest

    2/8/2016 9:44:37 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    My husband invited a 90 year old friend to watch the big game with us. He is pretty deaf, but would have been alone this year as his son didn't ... Read more

  • Big Weekend!

    2/5/2016 2:29:31 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    Oh, yes, there is the Superbowl thing. But, I'm more excited that my granddaughter (age 6) has her third tae kwon do class after which her big b... Read more

  • Two weeks does not a habit make....but....

    2/3/2016 2:43:03 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I've walked an average of about 12,000 steps per day for the past 14 days. This is so much longer than ever before. In the past I've been so so... Read more

  • Back after 10 months

    2/1/2016 2:00:34 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    Greetings friends. I've been away since I cared for my mother until her death last April. It is so good to be home and able to do things with m... Read more

  • Feeling discouraged

    1/19/2016 9:26:27 AM, by GREENMACHINE327

    Hello spark friends, I've been feeling discouraged the past week because I have been working out 5 days a week, eating within my calorie goal a... Read more

  • Fall but Rise!

    1/14/2016 1:59:38 PM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    Last Sunday started the Daniel Fast for my church..This year for my spark friends who remember I decided to join in determined to complete it.. ... Read more

  • made it to the last day!

    1/8/2016 8:32:06 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    Last night it was such a struggle.. I drove home thinking about those nachos..but there came a point where I said..I'm just not going to entert... Read more

  • New Year, New You?

    1/7/2016 11:53:24 AM, by GREENMACHINE327

    Happy New Year everyone! Do you have New Years resolutions? I stopped making resolutions years ago because I never stuck to them, so I just... Read more

  • Happy New Year!

    1/7/2016 8:27:02 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    This year has began quite interestingly... Every night since January 1st I haven't been eating after 3p...the first few nights I went to sleep ... Read more

  • Resetting my thinking!

    12/31/2015 8:00:45 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    Today there's another Little breakfast thing...I have to consider now ...before hand how I will respond to this..what I will allow myself to eat ... Read more

  • 1 step forward.......

    12/30/2015 7:59:17 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    Don't you know the saying.... The one good day you have eating is often overtaken by that one bad night that accounted for 2 weeks of bad eatin... Read more

  • Changing Tastebuds

    12/28/2015 8:20:52 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    A few days ago.. I realized a huge mistake I had made as a parent... My son being 9 years old was introduced to a salad...just lettuce and toma... Read more

  • The SAD

    12/27/2015 5:27:41 PM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    So, it's almost New Year....We've practically tapped 2016 on it's door and we're headed there whether we like it or not.... Today I weighed in.... Read more

  • Conscious eating

    12/23/2015 8:11:38 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    Yesterday, I think I had one of those days..There didn't seem to be an apparent reason..I just seemed to want to put something in my mouth every ... Read more

  • The Most Wonderful Time

    12/22/2015 7:58:38 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    Well, have we all been bombarded with the Turkey, Ham, dressing, Stuffing, cranberry sauce, sweet potato pies and the like yet?? I would suspect... Read more

  • The Stats are in!

    12/18/2015 8:24:48 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    Dieting....Is that still the greatest fad?? The what's in isn't it?? NOT! Dieting implies one thing...Season..it's for a period of time..And f... Read more

  • Living by real truth

    12/17/2015 2:05:05 PM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    Most the time I like to tell myself.."Well that's my truth" My truth could be when I'm stressed out I run to Sonics and grab a bacon cheeseburge... Read more

  • Psyching myself up!

    12/16/2015 8:29:10 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    This morning I realized when I got to work and saw those "Happy Donuts" sitting in the break room I had a choice...I already ate oatmeal...but I ... Read more

  • Eye on the prize

    12/14/2015 8:26:37 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    Well, it's about that time ... New Year's resolutions are being made across the country! There's someone sitting down this morning saying... Read more

  • Taking off the old putting on the new

    12/11/2015 8:23:05 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    Today is a new day....I love that quote..."Yesterday is in the tomb...tomorrow is in the womb and today is my present.. Wonder how differently we... Read more

  • Afraid of the scale!

    12/8/2015 2:00:04 PM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    Ever get to that point.. know you've been naughty and haven't been eating well.. and you avoid at all cost the scale..I mean you've been working ... Read more

  • Birthday overeating

    12/4/2015 8:29:03 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    So...yesterday was my big one time a year thing....The birthday has come to past... I was blessed to celebrate 35 yrs of life..I'm starting to ... Read more

  • The cost of healthy living!

    12/1/2015 8:27:19 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    Has any one ever heard that saying that it cost the same amount to eat healthy...as it does to eat the junk food on every corner.... I am sorry... Read more

  • We survived!

    11/30/2015 8:28:56 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    One holiday down...and well...still one more to go... I think my stomach has some sort of receptor in it that says..."it's enough" When I've ov... Read more

  • Happy Thanksgiving Sparkp!

    11/26/2015 11:44:32 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    This day means so much in our culture..as it relates to the food... Those of us who love Food....struggle just a little more during this time o... Read more

  • Spin Class!

    11/23/2015 5:38:28 PM, by GREENMACHINE327

    Hello sparkfriends, Tonight I am trying out my very first spin class! I am very nervous but I hear great things. I am worried about my end... Read more

  • The most wonderful time of the year!

    11/22/2015 10:05:19 PM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    Does anyone have any plans on sticking to healthy eating this time of year.. Today, I had an early Thanksgiving dinner @ church...Well..It's al... Read more

  • Still within Reach!

    11/18/2015 8:28:27 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    This morning I just wanted to start with an encouraging word... Last night I called myself making dinner in mugs...for us all..and while it see... Read more

  • Ability to Reason!

    11/16/2015 8:26:36 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    Isn't it amazing...when you see an overweight hamster/ guinea pig, dog or cat you just always think..who would think to do such a thing..dogs and... Read more

  • No time like the present!

    11/13/2015 8:28:47 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    When I was younger I often heard this saying..."Yesterday is in the tomb, tomorrow is in the womb, and today...well it's your present!" Time is... Read more

  • Making mistakes along the way!

    11/11/2015 8:27:39 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    This morning I weighed in again...I'd thought yesterday was a good day..I'd skipped lunch and this week I hadn't been eating those silly BBQ Lay... Read more

  • Making Strides forward!

    11/9/2015 8:27:18 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    Well...it's another day! I realized that when your determined to change...You really must make the decision everyday that change and results are ... Read more

  • Forward March!

    11/5/2015 8:24:08 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    Many years when I enlisted in the military...I was so excited to start "Boot Camp" My recruiter "Rosalyn" had told me so many great benefits abou... Read more

  • The Treadmill of life!

    11/3/2015 8:21:59 PM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    Even though I have a gym membership at my job...Before the cold weather or rainy weather set in..I loved to go outside to simply run around the b... Read more

  • Rewarding Yourself

    9/23/2015 4:39:07 PM, by GREENMACHINE327

    I am well on my way to reaching my first goal! For myself, I have posted on my bedroom door a motivational calendar as well as some "fat photos" ... Read more

  • Needing to start again!

    8/20/2015 8:27:17 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    It's amazing it's almost as though this journey...Just the journey of life on most occasions..is about getting up and starting all over again..No... Read more

  • Working out twice a day

    8/19/2015 1:47:15 PM, by GREENMACHINE327

    How many times a day do you work out? How many times per week? I'm wondering if working out once in the morning and once in the evening will requ... Read more

  • "Fad Diets"

    8/11/2015 1:44:05 PM, by GREENMACHINE327

    What are your thoughts on fad diets? Examples such as Herbalife, paleo dieting, juicing, etc. Have you tried a fad diet that worked for you?... Read more

  • Skipping meals!

    8/10/2015 2:02:58 PM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    Well, I have to say.. In this past weekend I have had 2 people who have known me at least a year..ask...if I had lost weight.....I suppose it was... Read more

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