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  • Am I ready?

    6/24/2016 4:26:07 PM, by ROCKPORT9

    Tomorrow is the start of the Summer 5% challenge. I am preparing a lot more than I have in a long time, but I still have more to d... Read more

  • Big girl pants :o)

    6/24/2016 2:54:10 PM, by TODAYIAM

    So this week has been very stressful and just plain hard! On Tuesday I was hit by someone who ran a stop sign. My airbags went off and I think th... Read more

  • Just Keep Swimming

    6/24/2016 1:11:35 PM, by KBS2344

    I really want to see Finding Dory!!! Maybe we can go tonight when Charlie gets off of work! I also think it is a great motto for th... Read more

  • it's friday

    6/24/2016 10:07:51 AM, by MOMMY445

    i heard about another upcoming job that will go for a few months. i am still waiting to hear back on the two others i applied to. the day school ... Read more

  • a much cooler day

    6/22/2016 10:45:29 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! it is much cooler here today and that feels so good. have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Balance Journey Day 350: It's been almost a year?

    6/21/2016 9:07:47 AM, by WRITE-OWN-STORY

    This was me almost a year ago at the start of my Balance Journey. "At the moment, I don't feel a real drive to lower a number on the scale. ... Read more

  • a much cooler day

    6/21/2016 8:10:03 AM, by MOMMY445

    not as humid and hot here today as it was yesterday. i have a job interview this morning, so i am spending the morning getting ready for it. my d... Read more

  • Day 8 adding exercise

    6/20/2016 10:26:29 PM, by NATURAL_BEAUTY

    I'm so excited about today's effort. I added REAL exercise and, total bonus, my husband started HIS healthy routine today and joined me in a goo... Read more

  • Change is Good

    6/20/2016 3:27:13 PM, by MAMAB3AR79

    So, I have so many changes happening right now that my... Read more

  • a really warm and humid day

    6/20/2016 10:31:24 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter and i are keeping cool today. i have a good friend of mine on standby if my asthma flares up or i am otherwise not feeling well. all ... Read more

  • it's friday

    6/17/2016 9:22:10 AM, by MOMMY445

    i have a job interview next tuesday. woo hoo! my daughter won a nice t shirt for taking part in a physical activity for her school. hooray! she h... Read more


    6/15/2016 10:32:18 PM, by KBS2344

    I've been considering getting a Fitbit and am struggling with reviews/plethora of options.. I think I really would like the HR function if I am g... Read more

  • Day 4 plugging along

    6/15/2016 10:07:25 PM, by NATURAL_BEAUTY

    I'm wiped out but im hanging in there. Logging in each day, logging my food, being social and feeling supported...feels good to be doing somethi... Read more

  • Day 3...Walmart tears and stomach gurgling

    6/14/2016 10:06:51 PM, by NATURAL_BEAUTY

    Made it through day 3. Had a difficult but hope-filled appointment this evening. Felt like I was getting love from the entire SP clan. New meds ... Read more

  • a nice sunny day

    6/14/2016 8:55:22 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to get outdoors and enjoy. i will do just that in a while. my daughter says hi and sends hugs. all the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonder... Read more

  • Is it possible to yawn too much?

    6/13/2016 9:24:41 PM, by NATURAL_BEAUTY

    Exhausted. Like, somehow theres something wrong for ... Read more

  • it'a monday

    6/13/2016 10:27:13 AM, by MOMMY445

    another week has started. still figuring out where i can keep my stuff that i have at my parents' place. i know i will figure out something. my d... Read more

  • Pizza

    6/13/2016 2:59:15 AM, by COACHSANDRALEE

    BBQ Chicken Flatbread Pizza Total Time: 23 min. Prep Time: 15 min. Cooking Time: 8 hrs. Yield: 4 servings, Ĺ flatbread each Ingre... Read more

  • Restarting resolution

    6/12/2016 9:24:31 PM, by NATURAL_BEAUTY

    I feel like I've been down the restarting lane so man... Read more

  • Summer 5% Challenge - Update

    6/12/2016 5:01:57 PM, by ROCKPORT9

    Summer Challenge starts in a few weeks. I will use this blog to record my commitments. My commitment for fitness: Line dancing... Read more

  • it's friday

    6/10/2016 8:34:09 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful sunny day here today. woo hoo! my daughter says hi and sends hugs! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! it is supposed to be very warm h... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    6/8/2016 9:15:50 AM, by MOMMY445

    a much cooler day here today. my daughter had a great soccer game last night! woo hoo! i am making progress in going through my stuff i have at m... Read more

  • Ah June, my favorite month of the year

    6/7/2016 6:01:23 PM, by GZELLEFRO

    June, how I love you! You bring in the summer with sunshine, and flowers. June, how I yearn for you throughout the r... Read more

  • a beautiful day

    6/7/2016 10:50:49 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is not as hot here today, which is great for me and my daughter. i am making considerable progress in math and english courses. i will step up... Read more

  • a bright windy day

    6/6/2016 9:34:05 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is not as hot here today,which is fine by me and my daughter. back to school for both of us this week. for me, for today,tomorrow and wednesda... Read more

  • it's sunday

    6/5/2016 2:52:05 PM, by MOMMY445

    a windy day here today. my daughter and i are taking it easy. not much planned. a relaxing day. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a great da... Read more

  • 10 Most Contaminated Foods

    6/4/2016 12:57:57 PM, by COACHSANDRALEE

    Youíve listened to the hype about organic foods. But if youíre like 45 percent of Americans polled in a recent Gallup survey, youíre still unsure... Read more

  • Threeski

    6/3/2016 10:53:48 PM, by KBS2344

    Another healthy day! Started out a little rough - the chili I packed for lunch at work spilled all over me on my way into the car ... Read more

  • a bright sunny day

    6/3/2016 9:27:38 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter says hi! i am making huge progress in going through the stuff i am storing at my parents place. i figure that i will be done by the m... Read more

  • Lose weight, not muscle

    6/3/2016 3:49:12 AM, by COACHSANDRALEE

    Skip the Long Runs If you want to lose fat, donít go the aerobic route, say researchers at Pennington Biomedical Research Center, in Louisiana.... Read more

  • June Day 2

    6/2/2016 11:06:17 PM, by KBS2344

    Back to work today - I did feel refreshed after vacation and tried REALLY hard to stay positive - it worked for most of the day.. my job is so st... Read more

  • Here's to June .. *

    6/1/2016 9:35:58 PM, by KBS2344

    LOL!! But seriously Disappointed in... Read more

  • a lovely spring day

    6/1/2016 11:07:00 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day for me to catch up on a few things and to get outdoors and enjoy the weather. it is not as humid and hot here today as it was the other day... Read more

  • today's workout would be...

    5/31/2016 5:16:23 PM, by COACHSANDRALEE

    Stander Push up - 15 Wide Front Pull Up- 5 - 15 band Military Push ups - 16 Reverse Grip chin ups - 5 - 10 band Wide Fly Push up 15 ... Read more

  • a beautiful sunny day

    5/31/2016 9:28:35 AM, by MOMMY445

    there is a beautiful breeze blowing here today. it feels good after the really warm weather that was here on the weekend. even my daughter did no... Read more

  • it's monday

    5/30/2016 11:44:53 AM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful warm spring day here today! my daughter is getting an award at school today! woo hoo! that is the kind of news i love to hear! it mad... Read more


    5/25/2016 10:12:32 PM, by MODIASE-U

    Working night shift doesn't help with getting enough hours of sleep, so when I am busy running doing chores or whatever, I don't want to punish m... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    5/25/2016 8:43:52 AM, by MOMMY445

    a mostly cloudy and warm day here today. there is a chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon. my daughter had a great practice and soccer game y... Read more

  • Took a photo of myself

    5/25/2016 7:09:07 AM, by JOSEPHINE34

    Omgosh after 1 year and half I m back again at spark on track and feeling good until I told my daughter to take a picture from the front and side... Read more

  • it's monday

    5/23/2016 1:55:45 PM, by MOMMY445

    a great day to get outdoors and enjoy here today. sunny and warm, with no chance of rain. did a lot of walking yesterday. taking it a bit easy to... Read more

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