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My Heart Function Has Increased What An NSV-BLC25 Summary
7/21/2014 3:19:41 PM,  15 COMMENTS

We had a challenge this weekend to sum up the BLC challenge round that has been going on for the past 12 weeks that is coming to an end on of all date...  Read more


My Mom's 86th Birthday!!
7/21/2014 1:53:09 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Back in March we had to make the decision to put Mom in a nursing facility. She has grown accustomed to it, has made some friends, and knows that she...  Read more


30 grams of protein within 30 min of getting up
7/18/2014 8:18:21 AM,  1 COMMENTS

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,  7 COMMENTS

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 coming...  Read more


Say a Prayer for Me
7/17/2014 8:24:54 AM,  6 COMMENTS

The nest to the last thing that I want to do is to be on a liquid diet, with NO Diet Pepsi. The very LAST thing I want to do is to take any type of...  Read more


7/16/2014 9:31:28 AM,  2 COMMENTS

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


7/14/2014 12:47:54 PM,  3 COMMENTS

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 meas...  Read more


Input, please!!
7/9/2014 9:49:34 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I'd like some input from all of my Spark People ... I have been thinking of joining a weight clinic that's open 24/7. I am already a member of Cu...  Read more


How to do it recouperating?
7/9/2014 4:27:13 PM,  5 COMMENTS

282 GD4 says I have to do the plan even while recuperating from my leg injury. Dr. says 8 to 10 more weeks to go with the strain and sprain. A...  Read more


So proud of my wife
7/8/2014 9:00:12 AM,  2 COMMENTS

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. Keep...  Read more


7/6/2014 7:41:06 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Everyone be good today!...  Read more


Mad at Wal-Mart
7/5/2014 4:20:11 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I'm as guilty as the next person. I'm apt to go to the Supercenter to pick up everything that I need, instead of going to 3 or 4 different stores. ...  Read more


Cheat meal Friday
7/5/2014 11:33:11 AM,  4 COMMENTS

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 motivated......  Read more


Heart rate
7/5/2014 10:12:08 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I'm very, very out of shape. Within the last few months I've lost 55 pounds, ,but I still have 82 left to go. I started a C25K program (again), but...  Read more


Happy 4th
7/4/2014 8:33:00 PM,  1 COMMENTS

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


Happy 4th of July
7/4/2014 10:18:27 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Wishing Spark Friends a wonderful Independence day.. 232 Dar posted this from 283...  Read more


Aiming for Richland Creek!!
7/3/2014 11:01:44 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Ok, I have to get into shape now!! My daughter and I have agreed to go camping at a site where our Native American group used to camp in the summer ti...  Read more


Self-sabotage No more-Ready To Move Forward
7/3/2014 10:25:24 AM,  28 COMMENTS

Every time I get close to reaching a goal that I set for myself I do something to manage to miss it. I stress myself out to the point that I don't ma...  Read more


Fat down
7/3/2014 9:41:27 AM,  2 COMMENTS

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 sens...  Read more


busy day
7/1/2014 7:07:04 PM,  1 COMMENTS

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 get y...  Read more


8 pounds down in one week
6/30/2014 8:52:04 PM,  3 COMMENTS

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


You what????
6/30/2014 7:37:30 PM,  9 COMMENTS

232 Happyily on vacation for July 4th week. Some family visiting. I was starting to get house in shape. I stepped on the porch and leg went through...  Read more


I Left My Comfort Zone and Liked It
6/29/2014 3:28:00 AM,  20 COMMENTS

We were asked to do an exercise routine outside of our comfort zone and then to write a blog about it. I had always wanted to try Tai chi but it is de...  Read more


6/26/2014 6:55:27 PM,  19 COMMENTS

I was an abused spouse for 9.5 years and 13 years later when he killed himself instead of asking his current estranged wife to plan the funeral they...  Read more


It's Me Again, Margaret ....
6/24/2014 9:11:55 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Well, as the old saying goes, if at first you don't succeed, try, try again. I've been away from Spark for several years now. I relocated to north Ark...  Read more


June 14, 2014 is our Emerald Anniversary
6/14/2014 5:37:14 AM,  10 COMMENTS

Today we are married 55 years. The greatest part is the 8 grandchildren, 1 great grandson, 2sons, 1 daughter, 1 daughter in law and being able to be...  Read more


100 Day Streak Over - New Streak Starting June 15-Sept22 Want to Join?
6/10/2014 6:58:13 PM,  17 COMMENTS

On March 1st of this year I started a 100 Day Challenge and invited others to join. Mine was an exercise challenge today is the end of the challenge....  Read more


Short and sweet
6/10/2014 9:47:06 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I haven't been as active on the site lately simply because I've been busy with work and my mini killed my laptop at home. What I wanted to say to...  Read more


I Was Literally Scared to Death - What Motivates Me to Commit to A Healthy Lifestyle
6/8/2014 8:27:08 PM,  23 COMMENTS

At 5 am on the morning of Friday before Memorial Day 2013 I had decided that wanted to go to Wal-Mart and get some groceries and then McDonald's to...  Read more


wow-what did i do wrong?
6/2/2014 2:20:11 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I GAINED 1.5 according to scale today :( so let me back up to explain- may 11th i moved out of my apartment everything into storage then may 26t...  Read more


The Westie Dog Team Photo Contest Please Help!
6/1/2014 3:52:36 AM,  56 COMMENTS

The Westie Lover Dog Team is Having a Contest to choose a New Mascot with a Patriotic Theme and these were our applicants. Please help us vote for o...  Read more


5/30/2014 6:51:05 PM,  2 COMMENTS

As a part of the "Living the good life" challenge for the 8th week of the 5% Spring Challenge Team, we are granted 5 points for a blog entry. To help...  Read more


Wow! What 65 lbs down looks like!
5/30/2014 12:12:12 PM,  10 COMMENTS

When the before picture was taken back in 2013 I immediately threw it away. But it was the picture I saw that changed my mind about my weight. So I...  Read more


Feeling Nostalgic...
5/30/2014 11:00:26 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I was looking through some of my old posts and pictures today for inspiration and started feeling a little nostalgic. When I first got on here I stumb...  Read more


Motivational Quote for the Amazing Race Challenge
5/30/2014 4:24:52 AM,  25 COMMENTS

Now this does not make me a fan of Arnold Schwarzenegger necessarily but I am a fan of this statement that he made here. I do believe that the...  Read more


Never too old to learn
5/29/2014 10:22:03 PM,  4 COMMENTS

For years I have been tracking my food and getting the total calories, carbs, fats, etc. After the new change on the tracking page, need I say I don't...  Read more


What is the bottom line?
5/28/2014 11:43:48 PM,  6 COMMENTS

We are all familiar with the statement starting," the bottom line is......". It is used in business all the time and in government too. Well, what is...  Read more


Rainy Day Blues
5/27/2014 11:06:53 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Songs are written about all types of situations, conditions and beliefs. If we hear a catchy song we tend to "get it in our mind" and hum, whistle or...  Read more


Memorial Day Tribute to My Dad
5/27/2014 1:00:44 AM,  24 COMMENTS

My Dad served in World War war II where he became a disabled American veteran and a recipient of a Purple Heart when a bomb went off and shrapnel wen...  Read more


5/26/2014 11:01:18 PM,  5 COMMENTS

30 Women who are changing the World Check this link What women would you put on the list? I for sure would be the Spark Leaders women and me...  Read more


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