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  • Still Here!

    2/17/2015 5:12:24 PM, by MONGIE09

    I just logged onto Sparkpeople for the first time in over a year! Oops. I guess life just got in the way of keeping on track. That's okay, becaus... Read more

  • confused by body fat %

    9/29/2014 3:15:06 PM, by TRISH_CA

    I'm trying to see what my body fat % is, since my weight tracker suddenly has spots for that information. I found two different sites, and got v... Read more

  • Bitten

    11/24/2013 12:31:50 AM, by MONGIE09

    Monday was the last warm day we are going to have for the next 4-5 months. I rushed home from work so I could get in a quick run before the sun w... Read more

  • Half-Marathon

    11/5/2013 5:31:25 PM, by MONGIE09

    Well, I did it! I ran a half marathon on my birthday, which was on October 26. I turned 26 years old. I feel pretty great about it! It took me ab... Read more

  • Camp

    7/7/2013 11:36:36 PM, by MONGIE09

    Busy busy busy! The third week of summer camp is beginning tomorrow already. I'm still hanging around 170 but I can run 7 miles now! I started tr... Read more

  • Hitting the Reset Button

    5/19/2013 12:06:24 PM, by MONGIE09

    Well, it's the middle of May in 2013, and I really haven't lost any weight! The funny thing is I feel that I'm handling this well. I'm not discou... Read more

  • Six.

    4/17/2013 5:52:19 PM, by MONGIE09

    For those of you who don't know--whoever out there reads this--I live in the Boston area. I live a good 4 miles outside the city in a smaller sub... Read more


    4/15/2013 10:47:56 AM, by MONGIE09

    After a good 3 months of a plateau, the scale finally budged ever-so-slightly down to 169.6. I actually smiled as I weighed myself yesterday. It ... Read more

  • FIVE?!

    3/16/2013 9:12:06 PM, by MONGIE09

    I ran five miles today. Five!!! I've never done that in my entire life. I am pretty wiped out now, but I was feeling good during the run. I plann... Read more

  • 4!

    3/5/2013 6:45:49 PM, by MONGIE09

    I'm back to feeling 100%! I worked until 1:30, met up with a friend for a long late lunch, walked home (25 minutes) and then ran four miles!!! It... Read more

  • Still Maintaining!

    3/2/2013 12:34:00 PM, by MONGIE09

    Yes, I'm still at my original goal weight! It's about time to start getting to work on my new goal, though. It's March now and soon, the weather ... Read more

  • Maintaining

    2/2/2013 11:15:51 AM, by MONGIE09

    We've had some wacky weather the past couple of weeks. Temperatures dropped down pretty close to 0 last week, and this week we had a day that fel... Read more

  • Goalll!!

    1/19/2013 10:19:32 AM, by MONGIE09

    Before starting my new job, I would weigh myself almost every morning. I was really stuck in a routine of waking up, relaxing for a few minutes, ... Read more

  • First Week!

    1/13/2013 9:53:14 AM, by MONGIE09

    My first week at my new job is over--and I got a lot of information. Now I am going into super work mode. I want to do the best I can! As fo... Read more

  • First Day! AKA My Poor Body

    1/7/2013 5:56:23 PM, by MONGIE09

    My first day went very well! I am going to be an extremely busy lady in the next 6 months, but I'm really excited to finally feel like I am begin... Read more

  • Oops! :-/

    1/6/2013 11:54:29 AM, by MONGIE09

    Got on the scale this morning. The past few days it's read 173!!! Oopsies! I'm not too upset about it though. My body does this every once in a w... Read more

  • Goal Adjustments

    1/3/2013 11:37:13 AM, by MONGIE09

    Today, I adjusted the "Calories Burned Per Week" and "Calories Eaten Per Day" goals on my Sparkpeople home page. I think the numbers are automati... Read more

  • A Head Start

    12/30/2012 4:20:40 PM, by MONGIE09

    I've been thinking about my goals for 2013 for a while now, and wanted to share my new training plan with you for my 10K. I did some resear... Read more

  • Luck/Body Science

    12/28/2012 1:28:39 PM, by MONGIE09

    I'm back from Vermont, and when I got on the scale yesterday I was actually kind of afraid to step on. I haven't had that fear of the scale for a... Read more

  • Back in the Routine!

    12/24/2012 1:26:07 AM, by MONGIE09

    Today, I woke up and drank a couple cups of coffee. I made Christmas cookies with my mom and sister, and then went for a 3.5 mile run!! It was on... Read more

  • I Made It!

    12/22/2012 11:50:17 PM, by MONGIE09

    I made it to Vermont, all in one piece! It was a long and boring bus ride. I hate Megabus and their double decker buses. I had to sit on the top ... Read more

  • Sick! :-(

    12/21/2012 9:25:06 PM, by MONGIE09

    I had to skip my run today for a few reasons. 1. I feel a sinus infection coming on. After my evening run, I woke up the next morning with ... Read more

  • My Second 5K and End of the Year Reflection

    12/18/2012 9:50:07 PM, by MONGIE09

    On Sunday, I ran the Jingle Bell Run (a 5K race) in Somerville. It was tons of fun! There were almost 7,000 runners. It was definitely the bigges... Read more

  • First Blog!

    12/11/2012 7:15:56 PM, by MONGIE09

    Well, why not dive right in with a blog entry?! I went for a 4 mile run on Monday morning and it felt pretty good! It was unusually warm for... Read more

  • Feelin' Groovy Again

    10/24/2012 8:10:12 PM, by JENAE954

    Hi All, Still have a bit of the sniffles today but feel really good in spite of being attached to a tissue box. Went to check out the Y... Read more

  • How did my day start out?

    10/21/2012 9:51:16 PM, by JENAE954

    Not especially well. Felt like I was getting sick this morning. I had a book club pot luck-meeting to go to and a funeral in the afternoon. ... Read more

  • What just happened?

    10/17/2012 3:38:28 AM, by JENAE954

    I really set myself up in the wee hours of the morning. The fresh iced white tea tasted great. I enjoyed lots of it yesterday and into morni... Read more

  • Feels like summer!

    10/16/2012 10:02:43 PM, by JENAE954

    Something is wrong with this picture! Oh, no its not. I live in Florida! Duh Even so, it is just too warm for October. Have read a lot of... Read more

  • Feelin' Groovy

    10/15/2012 7:11:19 PM, by JENAE954

    Hi all, Today has been yet another wonderful day in the neighborhood. It included some socializing, controlled shopping and four hours of ... Read more

  • JCI

    10/13/2012 11:03:38 AM, by JENAE954

    What does JCI mean? Just checking in and that is what I'm doing. I got a call from my daughter who is expecting her second daughter in Decemb... Read more

  • Back to the store again

    10/9/2012 11:36:31 AM, by JENAE954

    While I was exchanging the cordless stick vacuum last week I spotted what I thought was a great buy on a food processor. It was half price and l... Read more

  • Shopping

    10/2/2012 10:34:43 PM, by JENAE954

    I have wanted a cordless vacuum for small jobs around the house for years. Found one that was 1/2 price with a good consumer rating at a local ... Read more

  • I can achieve anything... (Days 7-8)

    10/2/2012 5:08:38 PM, by WIGIRL74

    I have faith in myself & believe I can achieve anything I put my mind to no matter how big or small (or difficult). In doing so, I never take any... Read more

  • The close of a wonderful day

    9/30/2012 10:00:24 PM, by JENAE954

    Today is my 8 year anniversary in recovery and it has been a spectacular one! I worked part of the day and made some money which I will spend t... Read more

  • Bring it on! - Days 5-6...

    9/30/2012 9:51:29 PM, by WIGIRL74

    Had one busy day at work yesterday... Constantly moving while working an 8 hour shift at the store. Stepped on the scale this morning... Dropped ... Read more

  • Anniversary Dinner

    9/28/2012 11:51:54 PM, by JENAE954

    Sunday I will celebrate eight years of recovery. Tonight 12 wonderful friends met at Sweet Tomatoes to celebrate with me. We had a wonderful ... Read more

  • Is the glass half full or half empty? (day 4)

    9/28/2012 10:25:25 PM, by WIGIRL74

    Wow... What a week it's been. 37+ hour work week (although I'm supposed to be working only part-time), 2 chapters of homework for my 1 class, cle... Read more

  • Yes I can... Yes I can... Yes I can! (Day 3)

    9/27/2012 9:33:26 PM, by WIGIRL74

    Yes I can! My 'positive' thought for the day. I work part time in a bakery, so the temptation is there almost daily. Yet, I've been very goo... Read more

  • And we're off... Day 2

    9/27/2012 12:45:02 AM, by WIGIRL74

    Whew... Happy the day is finally over with. It was nothing but go, go, go... Or so it seemed. Logged into SP first thing this morning to spi... Read more

  • It's my life!

    9/25/2012 11:33:48 PM, by WIGIRL74

    It's my life... Not only is it the title of my new blog (through Google) I'm in the process of creating, it's also my way of taking ownership (re... Read more

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