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  • Day 1 - Biggest Loser Challenge

    3/3/2015 3:10:25 PM, by NEWFLABULESS

    Today we are starting a Biggest Loser challenge at work that will end on May 11th. I am determined to win this challenge. We've had numerous ch... Read more

  • No Time 56

    3/3/2015 7:07:09 AM, by TCTHOMURE

    Time is ticking away, and it seems so hard to find more. I am needed for this task and that person and no is not in my vocabulary............... ... Read more

  • March 1, 2015 (Monday)

    3/3/2015 12:52:27 AM, by WORKOUTWITHPAM

    Hello ALL, Thank you for keeping Aunt Juanita in your prayers. She must have improved a lot because they sent her to Rehab tonight. I am n... Read more

  • 3/2/15

    3/2/2015 11:54:55 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Boy today was a busy one. And I am tired. My back hurts from shoveling, but I worked through it. Eating dinner at 9:45 p.m. can't keep happeni... Read more

  • Leading by Example - Part 3

    3/2/2015 12:06:16 PM, by IOWARHINO

    I am a reflector. I think back on my experiences in life and I try to relive and improve on the good things and not relive the bad things. Unle... Read more

  • Looking back on February 2015

    3/2/2015 12:23:18 AM, by IOWARHINO

    Well today started a new month. I probably made more changes to my lifestyle last month than I have in any given month to date. I lost 18... Read more

  • 3/1/15

    3/1/2015 8:09:28 PM, by RHOOK20047

    After shoveling snow for 90 minutes today, I finally found someone who can plow my driveway for me. My 90 minutes only took care of my drive out... Read more

  • On Again!

    3/1/2015 7:49:12 PM, by TCTHOMURE

    Ok so I have been an on again off again sparker, more off than on. I have desired to get out of the obese range since before I concived my 2nd ch... Read more

  • Sunday (March 1, 2015)

    3/1/2015 6:24:07 PM, by WORKOUTWITHPAM

    You are ALL very kind and thoughtful to continue to keep Aunt Juanita in your prayers. I really don't know, actually no one knows what the futur... Read more

  • More Snow!

    3/1/2015 12:07:48 AM, by SKYSPIRIT464

    Looks like we are getting a doozy this time! It started snowing about the time my Son and his wife came for the grandkids. I got them out the doo... Read more

  • 2/28/15

    2/28/2015 11:12:58 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Spent the afternoon at my niece's for her son's 4th birthday party. He has become by best friend since christmas. He was so cute. Was so happy... Read more

  • February 28, 2015 (Saturday)

    2/28/2015 7:44:28 PM, by WORKOUTWITHPAM

    Hello Everyone, THANK YOU ALL so much for your prayers for Aunt Juanita. She is going to be in the hospital for a while, and then she will ... Read more

  • I am turning into the person I never wanted to be

    2/28/2015 6:12:17 PM, by IOWARHINO

    I have for the many years seen things like protein powder, protein bars, people logging food and weighing out portions on a scale. I never wante... Read more

  • Persistence is key!

    2/28/2015 9:09:43 AM, by TCTHOMURE

    I have started this journey before, So I'll begin it once more. Until I get it right, For a healthier life I will fight. I need to do th... Read more

  • 2/27/15

    2/27/2015 9:37:24 PM, by RHOOK20047

    TGIF! Never meant more to me than in a long time! I have to say that I am tired. The new job is still a big mystery. I don't know why I got t... Read more

  • February 27, 2015 (Friday)

    2/27/2015 4:59:13 PM, by WORKOUTWITHPAM

    We did NOT get the bad weather that was predicted, although it has been extremely COLD. So, I only had to miss one class this week, which was GR... Read more

  • Friday Weigh in Day and Miscellaneous thoughts

    2/27/2015 9:24:38 AM, by IOWARHINO

    Well I made it a whole week without weighing myself. I am down 3.5 lbs from last Friday. I was hoping for more, but in all honesty I know that ... Read more

  • More Cold!

    2/27/2015 12:11:49 AM, by SKYSPIRIT464

    As I sit here tonight with the temperature reading 7*F., I'm thinking of my Husband, he, who is golfing in Florida in the 70 to 80 degree weather... Read more

  • 2/26/15

    2/26/2015 9:34:19 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Boy my job took me to new heights today. I found out where the network cabinets are. They are on a level the equivalent to the 5th story of the... Read more

  • The suspense is Killing me

    2/26/2015 5:24:55 PM, by IOWARHINO

    I know that is kind of a dramatic header. For lent I gave up pork, chicken and beef and weighing myself daily. I haven't minded so much... Read more

  • Another first

    2/25/2015 10:05:56 PM, by IOWARHINO

    Well today was another first for me. I ate yogurt (intentionally) for the first time in my life (other than frozen). And I actually liked it. ... Read more

  • 2/25/15

    2/25/2015 9:55:25 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Had another good day! The new job is exhausting, but it feels good to be using my brain more than I had been. Next week I go to 2nd shift, so w... Read more

  • February 24, 2015 (Tuesday)

    2/25/2015 1:20:30 AM, by WORKOUTWITHPAM

    Well, I taught all of my classes on Monday except the one that begins at 8:30 AM. The gym there goes by school closings and since there hasn't b... Read more

  • Don't know what you got till it's gone

    2/24/2015 5:39:46 PM, by IOWARHINO

    I was reflecting on my lifestyle change today and the Cinderella song "Don't know what you Got" came to mind. The Irony of it is I know everythin... Read more

  • Old Words & Phrases

    2/24/2015 4:06:34 PM, by FROSTY99

    By: Richard Lederer (A remarkable Linguist). About a month ago, I illuminated old expressions that have become obsolete because of the ... Read more

  • #Earnyourbody

    2/24/2015 10:55:26 AM, by JENMOVESANDEATS

    After work, I meant to take a nap, but I got sucked into a movie called "Playing it Cool." If I even try to explain the movie, it would sound li... Read more

  • Day 129

    2/23/2015 11:44:51 PM, by IOWARHINO

    I did the math tonight and I realized that I have now continued my lifestyle change to 129 days. It is such a small portion of my life on this r... Read more

  • 2/23/15

    2/23/2015 9:39:11 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well day one is completed. This job is a very physical one. 13945 steps on my pedometer! My knees hurt but held up. Iced them up when I got h... Read more

  • What the Spirit Desires

    2/23/2015 6:29:23 PM, by FROSTY99

    By Julia Attaway, February 18, 2015 I stumbled across a line by William James the other day that has stuck in my mind: My experience ... Read more

  • 10 Minutes

    2/23/2015 10:59:29 AM, by NEWFLABULESS

    Today marks a 7 day streak of logging into SP I can't say that I have kept on track with other goals but hey, this is a start. Read more

  • Earn you life!

    2/23/2015 10:12:46 AM, by JENMOVESANDEATS

    Let's just start this off by saying that I had a really bad Friday. This ... Read more

  • Feeling the Cold!

    2/23/2015 12:52:57 AM, by SKYSPIRIT464

    I am really feeling the cold tonight as it is heading down to 1*, not sure what the windchill will be, obviously--darn cold! We headed out to a S... Read more

  • February 22, 2015 (Sunday)

    2/22/2015 9:16:51 PM, by WORKOUTWITHPAM

    Oh Brother! It is sleeting here now, with more on the way if the weather forecast is correct. I am already parked at the bottom o... Read more

  • 2/2215

    2/22/2015 9:00:04 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Last night we had some friends over for dinner and dominoes. It was the first time we have had company in over two years. It hit me that we sto... Read more

  • Some People Just Don't Get It

    2/22/2015 8:22:30 PM, by IOWARHINO

    Yep lots of time to think during my swim today. Realized I need to make another plug for Spark Guy and SPARKPEOPLE.com. Or at least give him ... Read more

  • lving today

    2/22/2015 12:12:32 AM, by APR569

    Feeling good but still getting use to new body.... Read more

  • Saturday (February 21, 2015)

    2/21/2015 3:54:23 PM, by WORKOUTWITHPAM

    Thank you all for your encouraging messages. I really shouldn't complain about our weather when so many of you have been dealing with snow, ice,... Read more

  • Eat to Live, Don't Live to Eat

    2/21/2015 2:38:41 PM, by IOWARHINO

    One thing I realized this week as I was choking down the oatmeal concoction that I made overnight in my crockpot is that I needed to quit caring ... Read more

  • 2/20/15

    2/20/2015 9:06:27 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, thank the good Lord, I start my new job officially on Monday at 8:30 a.m. I am so stoked. Spent and hour and a half at the dentist having... Read more

  • Friday, February 20, 2015

    2/20/2015 7:55:35 PM, by WORKOUTWITHPAM

    On Wednesday, I got OUT for the first time since Sunday. I also got out on Thursday, although most who would normally have been in my classes de... Read more

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