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  • Demotivating Motivator

    6/16/2016 8:38:45 AM, by DARKMORNING

    So I have a coworker who's been trying to help motivate me lately and I've appreciated it, mostly. She asked me to commit to working out 30 minut... Read more

  • Eight years

    5/26/2016 11:15:53 AM, by DARKMORNING

    So I guess I just missed my 8-year Sparkversary last week! Shame on me. :) I wish I had stayed more active through the years, I'd probably be be... Read more

  • Nearing the end of May

    5/24/2016 1:53:43 AM, by KARALIANNE

    I lost about 5 lbs in 20 days, which is pretty decent. I did it by cutting sugar and yeast (mostly, a few allowances here and there). I also dran... Read more

  • I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me!

    5/22/2016 5:25:37 PM, by VIKTORIALYN

    It's been a rough 6 years. I've kept plugging along through the majority of our trials but the last one involving my son almost knocked me down ... Read more

  • Slow but steady progress

    5/12/2016 11:36:14 AM, by DARKMORNING

    I took my measurements this morning and I've lost 2.5 inches total in the last 4 weeks. I'm not sure if that's really good or not, I mean, I know... Read more

  • New exercise - Furniture Assembly

    5/9/2016 10:03:20 AM, by DARKMORNING

    I spent a good bit of yesterday assembling 2 new Ikea bookcases and I'm SO sore today! I was up and down, bending, lifting, screwing screws... Fu... Read more

  • Vacations are the worst :)

    5/3/2016 1:36:05 PM, by DARKMORNING

    A week of vacation really threw me off my game. I almost took my food scale with me for food ate in the cabin we stayed in, and I guess I really ... Read more

  • I love/hate the mountains :)

    4/28/2016 5:54:02 PM, by DARKMORNING

    Woo, vacation almost over. I was ready to go home yesterday, I miss my dog and my bed, but I'm sticking it out. It's really beautiful here but my... Read more

  • Personal Challenge

    4/25/2016 11:52:54 PM, by KARALIANNE

    Starting May 1. I'm going to cut added sweeteners (except I can have one coffee with sugar in it per day) and yeast Monday through Saturday.... Read more

  • A much needed vacation = challenging week for Sparking

    4/21/2016 2:48:30 PM, by DARKMORNING

    I leave for vacation tomorrow night, a whole week away from home, which I haven't been able to do for years. It'll present a challenge for loggin... Read more

  • I need some new SP friends...

    4/14/2016 3:50:58 PM, by DARKMORNING

    All of the friends on my page are from 5+ years ago and none are active anymore that I can tell. I'd like people in a similar situation as me, 30... Read more

  • Pumping Iron

    4/11/2016 12:31:28 PM, by DARKMORNING

    Went to the gym for the first time in forever. A coworker took me to her gym and we did some arms strength training and rode the bike for 30 minu... Read more

  • Be like the squirrel, girl, be like the squirrel

    4/8/2016 9:08:54 AM, by DARKMORNING

    That song always makes me feel more positive when life gangs up on me. Take all your problems And rip 'em apart Carry them off In a s... Read more

  • Belviq weigh in #4

    3/22/2016 10:24:22 AM, by DARKMORNING

    Four weeks on it and down another pound, so like 5.5 pounds gone in the first month. I'll take that! I think I'll stop doing the weekly update th... Read more

  • Doc follow up

    3/17/2016 12:12:37 PM, by DARKMORNING

    Doctor follow up went well. I'm down 6 lbs since my initial visit Feb 8th, at least 4 of which attribute to the Belviq after I filled it. One liv... Read more

  • Belviq Weigh in #3

    3/15/2016 12:52:43 PM, by DARKMORNING

    Only down half a pound this week but I'm not discouraged. It was an incredibly stressful week and I made no time for cardio and only did a little... Read more

  • Belviq Weigh-in #2

    3/8/2016 8:28:59 AM, by DARKMORNING

    Down another 2.7 lbs this week! Makes about 4 total for the 2 week trial period. I'm really happy with the results so far so I'm gonna keep it go... Read more

  • No Check-in today

    3/8/2016 12:41:39 AM, by KARALIANNE

    Just popping in to say hi and say that my baby is one year old! His birthday was Saturday. I have been making headway in a few areas but I am wip... Read more

  • Are you or another Sparker you know taking Belviq?

    3/3/2016 12:18:44 PM, by DARKMORNING

    I sure wish some people would join my Belviq Team. I'm so excited about this working for me, I really want more people to join and share their su... Read more

  • Belviq First Weigh In!

    3/1/2016 8:12:15 AM, by DARKMORNING

    I'm quite pleased, down 1.6 pounds the first week considering I haven't made time to exercise yet and I'm on my period. I really struggle to find... Read more

  • Belviq Day 7 (Monday)

    2/29/2016 9:29:24 AM, by DARKMORNING

    It's definitely doing something! The breakthrough was over the weekend, normally hunger would get me out of bed by 7:30, but Sunday I slept til 1... Read more

  • Belviq Day 2

    2/24/2016 12:17:52 PM, by DARKMORNING

    No headache today, so that's an improvement! But I don't really feel like my hunger has abated either, in fact, I think I might be getting hungry... Read more

  • And again...

    2/23/2016 9:13:27 AM, by DARKMORNING

    That last attempt didn't last very long now did it... I'm back again today because last night I started a 2 week trial of Belviq, a weightloss dr... Read more

  • February is nearly over.

    2/22/2016 10:45:46 PM, by KARALIANNE

    It's been a month, that's for sure. J made a wooden pen for the baby. It's a little small, but I can put the baby in it when I need to leave him ... Read more

  • Baby 5K

    2/15/2016 1:58:10 PM, by PUDYCAT

    So me and my daughter decided to go for a walk with her 3 year old. That little girl was having so much fun making us jog and walk and run. Befor... Read more

  • Warm weather motivates me

    2/12/2016 1:41:27 PM, by PUDYCAT

    Well we saw 76 degrees yesterday and I no longer had an excuse to get up and get going. ... Read more

  • Birthday party bash or bash birthday party

    2/5/2016 10:09:11 PM, by PUDYCAT

    When a three year olds birthday party causes you to shake and tremble it is time to bash the party. Not literally but maybe making good food choi... Read more

  • Skipping temptations

    2/4/2016 10:45:22 PM, by PUDYCAT

    The only temptations I have skipped are those that would have given me a better week. I skipped the temptation to walk to go dress shopping with ... Read more

  • Mardi Gras Blues

    2/4/2016 10:43:16 PM, by PUDYCAT

    Every where I go there are too many temptations towards unhealthy eating. Being new to the LA area people want you to try so many dishes, go to p... Read more

  • Supportive Krewe

    2/2/2016 11:51:17 PM, by PUDYCAT

    I have learned that I must be responsible for my own choices. It is not my friends job to tell me to make good choices but it must be a lifestyle... Read more

  • Maintained

    2/2/2016 7:59:12 PM, by PUDYCAT

    Well I would rather maintain than gain. I got motivated last night to do some online spark workout videos. I felt much better last night.... Read more

  • Most difficult healthy habit

    2/1/2016 10:41:10 PM, by PUDYCAT

    I find exercise to be the most difficult healthy habit to stick with. The lack of exercising means my numbers remain stable.... Read more

  • February begins...

    2/1/2016 10:18:08 PM, by KARALIANNE

    Last week was just SO busy! Everything slid. Monday I got my hair cut. BEFORE: Read more

  • Wedding Blues

    2/1/2016 10:04:23 PM, by PUDYCAT

    I really need for spring to arrive as my motivation has flown out the door with colder weather. I miss walking. :( ... Read more

  • Goal to walk in the morning

    1/31/2016 10:16:44 PM, by PUDYCAT

    I set a goal to begin walking in the mornings but the low temperatures had me staying in bed instead. What can I learn from this failure? Maybe e... Read more

  • Getting rid of the old

    1/30/2016 10:25:35 AM, by PUDYCAT

    Out with the old and in with the new. I don't want one reminder of who I was but only focus on what lies ahead. You can't move forward looking ba... Read more

  • Digital Scale vs other scales

    1/30/2016 9:28:39 AM, by PUDYCAT

    I can't believe how much difference a digital scale has made in my healthy living changes. I love seeing the numbers show up on the screen versu... Read more

  • Mardi Gras Temptations

    1/29/2016 7:26:37 PM, by PUDYCAT

    With the season of King Cakes here I am challenged on staying away from the temptations. The good thing is I don't like many of them and I refuse... Read more

  • Met my goals

    1/28/2016 1:18:27 PM, by PUDYCAT

    I set a goal for the month to eat healthier and stuck to it. Next mints goal is to be more active.... Read more

  • Great idea

    1/26/2016 3:27:36 PM, by PUDYCAT

    One of the spark articles suggested sleeping in your workout clothes to motivate you to get up and get moving in a morning workout, I am consider... Read more

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