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  • I don't even know what to write anymore

    5/27/2015 7:48:44 PM, by MISSA526

    Today I worked out a little. Cleaned my room some. Filled my pillcase which takes about 20-30 minutes. Went to the doctor. Saw my weight and near... Read more

  • "YES! MAX!"

    5/26/2015 1:25:45 PM, by DIANESKATZ

    for the tiara! But of course I will marry you! However, my mom said I can't marry until I am 3 yrs old. But that will come sooner th... Read more

  • So proud of myself for logging!

    5/25/2015 8:58:02 AM, by WRITING_ZEBRA

    I'm so proud of myself! This is day nine of consecutively logging everything I eat. It's always been hard for me to do that, I don't seem to ha... Read more

  • Memorial Day

    5/24/2015 3:44:59 PM, by ROSES17

    Happy Memorial Day weekend. This weekend is the unofficial start of beach season here and the roads show it. I am back in school taking Medical... Read more

  • Going It Alone

    5/24/2015 12:42:39 PM, by PRETTYBLUEEYEZ

    My biggest distraction is not letting the emotional ups and downs in my personal life effect my motivation. Last night I let go of my boyfriend b... Read more

  • Gardening is easier

    5/23/2015 6:31:00 PM, by MISHA_T

    One of the things that gets tough about gardening is bending over or being on all fours. When I was heavier, this was difficult to do. But with t... Read more

  • Holding my own...

    5/22/2015 8:45:33 PM, by BAKER591

    The last few days have been a little tough. I ate out for lunch with Mom yesterday. I didn't make any good food choices. I did eat a bit light... Read more

  • FREE SparkRally July 25, Registering Now

    5/22/2015 1:47:02 PM, by ~INDYGIRL

    July 25th, we will be having a SPARK RALLY at the Noblesville, Indiana Library from 10 am -5 pm. BE EXCITED! We always have lots of fun and YOU... Read more

  • Sorry I've been MIA lately

    5/22/2015 10:34:10 AM, by MISSA526

    Things have been crazy around here lately. I've started exercising again but it had to be put on the back burner for a little bit ... Read more

  • good things and some things...

    5/21/2015 12:37:26 AM, by IAMBIZI

    I weighed 140 this morning! it is 118 day Alcohol free. I lost 3 inches all over when I measured this morning. 3 weeks ago I had a hip inju... Read more

  • Losing it/Bad Night

    5/20/2015 7:01:19 PM, by TRYINGSOMETHING

    My Spark Streak ended. Last night instead of going home I (I am risking my membership here). I went and got really drunk in the tunnels of the tr... Read more

  • My plan!

    5/20/2015 5:00:19 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I will do a workout DVD, take a long walk or do youtube workouts for a minimum of 40 minutes at least 4 times a week. The walks will be at least ... Read more

  • Slow to get started today

    5/19/2015 12:34:55 PM, by BAKER591

    I was up at 6:00 am today. I did make it to bed a little earlier last night---about 11:30, which is early for me. I tested my blood. It was no... Read more

  • Triumph!

    5/18/2015 6:18:38 PM, by BAKER591

    I am so proud of myself! I went up to the convenience store today. Normally, I get what I need, then look at the TastyKakes. I usually pick ou... Read more

  • Not Feeling It

    5/18/2015 12:46:57 PM, by PRETTYBLUEEYEZ

    I feel guilty even writing this blog because in my mind I think that I should only be keeping track of positive legs of this journey. But I have ... Read more

  • I know I need to work on my character.....

    5/17/2015 9:41:13 AM, by EOWYN2424

    esp self control, patience and gentleness. I also need to learn to be more patient with my parents because they are getting old and hence, they a... Read more

  • HALT Emotional Eating

    5/16/2015 8:47:15 AM, by ~INDYGIRL

    I learned a saying back when I was going to Overeaters Annonymous called HALT which stands for HUNGRY, ANGRY, LONELY and Tired. I actually like ... Read more

  • emotions

    5/14/2015 9:22:12 PM, by JJP0389

    Emotions are a big part of who we are when we can keep them under control. But lately i have been an emotional mess and with tje bipolar disorder... Read more

  • Shingles Vaccine

    5/13/2015 2:23:43 PM, by DIANESKATZ

    Shingles is a painful skin rash, often with blisters.... Read more

  • I have to be more patient with myself!

    5/13/2015 11:01:52 AM, by EOWYN2424

    I have been logging my food here as best I can. I may have skipped a few days but I'm determined to log my food more consistently because it's im... Read more

  • school and tracking

    5/12/2015 8:32:48 PM, by JJP0389

    I was given a scholarship for school and that made my day. Since its the summer my 2 classes are split up, so right now i have a night class. So... Read more

  • Goals May12

    5/12/2015 4:47:26 PM, by TRYINGSOMETHING

    1. I will exercise for an hour each day Not happening today. I got in 25 minutes walking to the store and I was lucky to get that. 2. I w... Read more

  • Binge Eating Disorder SUCKS!

    5/12/2015 4:24:03 PM, by AMARANTH13

    The place where I have one-on-one therapy has a group for people with eating disorders. I've tried something similar before and it was good to lo... Read more

  • Personal Pep Talk

    5/11/2015 9:32:17 AM, by LORILEEPAGE

    Tried lifting a 44 pound bag of dog food off a lower shelf at the store. Wow that's heavy. Then I also thought about how one brick of clay we buy... Read more

  • sleep

    5/11/2015 4:22:45 AM, by JJP0389

    sleep is a wonderful thing and i know many positive benefits that come from it. Like better mood, less stress, higher motivation and all the won... Read more

  • Goals May 10

    5/10/2015 4:58:11 PM, by TRYINGSOMETHING

    1. I will exercise for an hour each day Check 2. I will bring my own food to work No work today 3. I will see Shawna frequently a... Read more

  • I can only play through the pain for so long

    5/8/2015 3:21:36 PM, by MISSA526

    I did awesome Wednesday and Thursday but today I only got in 15 minutes of cardio and hardly any steps. I woke up exhausted and sore, but I did a... Read more

  • Hello Everyone

    5/7/2015 1:29:56 PM, by ELAINEANNE1

    Yet again I have let myself down, I have gained a few pounds mostly though comfort eating, I know it is bad but just cannot help myself. I have ... Read more

  • Update

    5/6/2015 9:07:08 PM, by JYGETSFIT

    Today I weighed 133.2 lbs. A new low! Once I lose 1.2 more lbs I will have finally reached a healthy weight. I hope to lose it by next week befor... Read more

  • Love Note to Max

    5/6/2015 1:40:03 PM, by DIANESKATZ

    Dearest Max, Oh, I am so happy to have read your blog! I hope you will writ... Read more

  • Hard work out last night!

    5/5/2015 9:05:13 AM, by IAMBIZI

    down to 141 this morning again slept until 7 am so that is 6 1/2 hours sleep, but I feel really rested. (I will stick to the 1 mg ... Read more

  • Something Funny at Work

    5/5/2015 1:41:22 AM, by TRYINGSOMETHING

    For this story to make sense, you must know that I am short so my uniform shirt is too long and I was wearing short shorts under my uniform pants... Read more

  • 4-mile Hike Today!

    5/4/2015 6:18:12 PM, by DIANESKATZ

    Good afternoon fellow sparkers! Today I went to my favorite all time hiking place, The Thompson Creek Trail. I was also wondering why they named ... Read more

  • Been slacking on exercise

    5/4/2015 5:35:09 PM, by BARNUN311

    the last few days I've had trouble getting myself on the treadmill. I have been running around doing stuff and most days I'm at the same burn lev... Read more

  • Communication going Better

    5/4/2015 10:20:40 AM, by LORILEEPAGE

    Hubby and I got some good communication done yesterday. As we worked through something, (his desire for me to work) it became clear to me that we... Read more

  • Motorcycle

    5/3/2015 3:35:44 PM, by JYGETSFIT

    I got a motorcycle! I am slowly learning how to ride this motorcycle. I... Read more

  • I am happy with my progress!

    5/1/2015 11:29:06 PM, by IAMBIZI

    I definitely jogged longer with out a break like 6 minutes jog(5mph) 1 min walk(3.5mph) for most of the hour. 9 minutes straight at the end. ... Read more

  • Small Changes Challenge Day Eight

    5/1/2015 4:41:50 PM, by TRYINGSOMETHING

    Day Eight: Rethink Your Drink Liquid calories can really add up! Your challenge today is to drink ONLY water--no other caloric drinks (unsweete... Read more

  • Oops I'm venting :/

    5/1/2015 8:58:10 AM, by LORILEEPAGE

    I realized that I have become very much less self-concious of my body. For most of my life from middle school days till recently, I always found ... Read more

  • Gym Time!

    4/30/2015 11:24:17 PM, by DIANESKATZ

    Today I started back to the gym. It had been awhile for me. My friend goes to zumba twice a week. So, when she is doing that I choose to do some ... Read more

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